What’s On – Friday 20 May to Thursday 26 May

It’s play time! We’ve had a lot of fun this week exploring the new Woodlea playground and Bundoora Park playspace and on the weekend we’ll be meeting author/illustrator Jon Klassen a part of Wheeler Centre’s kids program. We might also pop into the National Trust Open Day with properties open all over Victoria on Saturday 21 May. […]

What’s On – Friday 13 May to Thursday 19 May

Where will your adventures take you this week? I’m getting nostalgic for the premiere of Heathers: The Musical and Singin’ in the Rain, leading another sold out Westie Women Food Ride, checking out Buddha’s Day + Multicultural Festival at Federation Square and heading to Artplay for Small Friends Storytelling. Have a great week! CBD / Docklands Heathers: The Musical (Thu 12 May […]

What’s On – Mother’s Day edition – Friday 6 May to Thursday 12 May

This week I’ve had a fascinating week of learning as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week (which finishes this Sunday).  I’m also looking forward to MSO Education Week’s Classic Kids concert, Utopia City with Beci Orpin then indulging in a Mother’s Day high tea (see a list of my recommended Top 20 high teas in Melbourne for Mother’s Day here). Have a great […]

What’s On Anzac Day edition – Friday 22 April to Thursday 28 April

Monday 25 April is ANZAC Day and many shops, cafes and public institutions eg libraries will be closed, at least in the morning. The museums (Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks, Immigration Museum), zoos (Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary, Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium) and galleries (NGV Australia and NGV International) will all be open. Here’s a […]

What’s On – Friday 15 April to Thursday 21 April

First week back of Term 2 but don’t let the adventures stop! Where will you be heading this week? We’re going to Artplay for Cerita Anak and Imaginary Pets and the launch of the Big Freeze Festival which is coming to Melbourne in July. (Image from Studio Cats at NGV International) CBD / Docklands BBC Proms Classics for […]

What’s On – Friday 8 April to Thursday 14 April

Last week of the school holidays, Nature Play Week and the last weekend of Our Land is Alive: Hermannsburg Potters at NGV Australia and Jurassic Creatures dinosaurs in Docklands. Where will your adventures take you this week?   CBD / Docklands Easter activities at Eureka Skydeck (Fri 8 Apr – Sun 10 Apr) – FREE Easter-themed bunny ear making and colour-in […]

What’s On – Friday 1 April to Thursday 7 April

It’s the middle of the school holidays and here are LOTS of ideas to keep kids, particularly under 5s, entertained this week – including Lost In the Shadows, my FREE shadow puppet workshop with Small Scapes at Footscray Library on Wednesdya 6 April. CBD/Docklands Do the NT Expo Fed Square (Fri 1 Apr – Sat 2 Apr) – experience a unique […]

What’s On in Melbourne for Families and Kids – Friday 18 March to Thursday 24 March

Last week before Easter and there’s loads of fun for families in Melbourne, including not one, but TWO dinosaur exhibitions – Jurassic Creatures and Jurassic World. CBD / Docklands Factory or Fiction: The Big Build  Artplay (Sat 19 Mar) – Artists from Soft Stories and children at ArtPlay have come up with a plan for a factory that turns unwanted vegetables […]

What’s On in Melbourne – Easter Autumn School Holidays – Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April

Part 2 of the bumper school holiday activities which covers Melbourne’s north, south, east, west. Plus always check your local library service for free or cheap events over school holidays. School holiday activities in Melbourne’s CBD. Easter events (Friday 25 March – Monday 28 March) only. NORTH School holidays at Melbourne Zoo (Fri 25 Mar […]

What’s On in Melbourne CBD – Easter Autumn School Holidays – Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April

Easter school holidays are starting soon from Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April. Here are some ideas to keep kids, particularly under 5s, entertained during the whole period of school holidays, sorted by location and date order. School holiday activities in Melbourne’s north, south, east and west. Easter events (Friday 25 March – Monday 28 March) […]

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