The HOT List: 7 Best Places to Enjoy Snow Play and Ski near Melbourne

Winter is here and the Victorian snow season has begun! Here’s a list of the best places to enjoy snow play and ski near Melbourne.   Mt Donna Buang   The summit of Mt Donna Buang is a great first experience of snow, because it’s close to Melbourne at 1 hour 45 minute drive and […]

HOT: Little Big Shots, ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne

Little Big Shots is Australia’s premier film festival for kids and every year it brings the best of kids’ short films to ACMI. This year we are invited to the Opening Night to watch The Best of the Fest, the best films from the festival as voted by the LBS Kids’ Jury. These short films are the best from […]

HOT: Big Fish Little Fish Family Raves, La Di Da, 577 Little Bourke St, Melbourne

Parents: If you think your days of clubbing are over, think again! Big Fish Little Fish Family Raves are a popular family-friendly dance party phenomenon in the UK and they’ve launched Family Raves in Australia. I dig out all the reflective gear I own for Lady AB and I to wear for the party theme […]

HOT: 9Fest at The Dream Factory, 90 Maribyrnong St, Footscray

The Dream Factory in Footscray is Melbourne’s first space dedicated to design, technology, social impact and community-building activities. The former site of Lonely Planet along the Maribyrnong River is now a creative hub for Melbourne’s west, thanks to Inspire9. Inspire9 are celebrating the official opening of Inspire9 Footscray at The Dream Factory with a month-long […]

HOT: Montsalvat 7 Hillcrest Ave, Eltham

Montsalvat is a European-style artist colony in Eltham which was established in the 30s and is still a thriving arts community today. The parkland features unique European-style buildings set among bushland, numerous galleries and a cafe.  The Boulevard at Montsalvat is the on-site cafe and a separate enterprise that you can enter without paying the […]

The HOT List: Best 8 Cinemas For Kids In Melbourne

When I was pregnant one of the regular pieces of advice I got from parents was ‘go to the movies while you still can!’ Fortunately having kids hasn’t completely curbed my cinephile habits and a number of Melbourne’s cinemas cater particularly well for kids. Note that you can often get discounts at many of these […]

HOT: Little Sparks, Scienceworks, 2 Booker Ave, Spotswood

Little Sparks is Scienceworks’ new monthly program of STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) workshops designed for preschoolers aged 3-5 years. It’s rare to find workshops about STEM education in early childhood so we are lucky to buy the last available tickets for a Little Sparks session. There are maximum 15 children in each workshop. The […]

HOT: The Cell by Brook Andrew, The Substation, 1 Market St, Newport

There’s a jumping castle (of sorts) at The Substation Newport! Australian contemporary artist Brook Andrew is known for playfully reinterpreting colonial and modern history. His work includes video, sculpture, photography and installations.  The Substation is presenting the Melbourne premiere of Andrew’s major installation ‘The Cell‘. Wiradjuri patterns decorate the immersive inflatable installation and visitors dress up in a […]

HOT: ACMI Family Sundays, ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne

On the first Sunday of every month, ACMI, Australia’s museum of film, television, video games and digital culture, offers a day of free family-friendly events and interactive activities called ‘ACMI Family Sundays‘. ACMI Family Sundays give families the opportunity to interact with screen culture in all its forms, with activities mainly designed for 5 – 12 year […]

AFL Sunday Funday – Giveaway!

AFL Sunday Funday is an AFL initiative that provides free general admission tickets to kids under 15 every Sunday, along with various other family-friendly activities at the grounds. The free tickets can be purchased in advance (and will be subject to the ticket agent transaction fee), or are available on match day at the box […]

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