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may, 2022

20may(may 20)9.00am21(may 21)3.30pmHip, hip hooray it's our birthday!We are turning 79.00am - 3.30pm (21) Type:EventEntry:Free after entry

Event Details

It’s been 7 years since we first opened our doors and welcomed you inside to experience the power of PLAY! Our gardens have grown, our experiences have been developed and expanded on, and you, our wonderful visitors have been growing up too!

Come and join us over two fun-filled days on Friday 20 May (9am – 1pm) and Saturday 21 May (9am-3:30pm) as we celebrate our 7th birthday with special activities, shows and workshops, all FREE after entry!

 

WHAT’S ON!

  • CreARTivity
    Fri 9:30am – 11:30am / Sat – 9:30am – 11:30am & 1pm – 3pm
    Get arty and see what different shapes and patterns you can make by using a feather as a paint brush.
  • STEAM Program
    Fri 10:30am – 12:00pm & Sat 10:30am – 1:00pm
    Make local and international landmarks from BLOCKS!! Children will develop their sorting skills, shape recognition and spatial awareness.
  • Interactive Storytime
    Fri 12pm / Sat 12pm & 2pm
    We’re bringing Martin Waddell’s classic, ‘The Pig in the Pond’ to life!! Join us as we retell the story, sings songs and play with puppets. 

 

SPECIAL GUESTS

  • Traditional Weaving Techniques – presented by Coomaditchie
    Fri & Sat 10am – 11:30am
    Learn different weaving techniques with Ally from Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation and create your very own piece to take home.
  • Bubbleology Show – presented by Science Space
    Fri & Sat 10am & 11am
    Explore what bubbles are made of and learn why bubbles are so stretchy and lazy! Fun for the whole family, this show features fire bubbles, liquid nitrogen bubbles and more!
  • Life Rhythms Music Workshop – presented by Wollongong Conservatorium
    Sat 1pm
    Join Kaija and Ann as they deliver a playful, multicultural music education program encouraging the development of vital learning areas through interactive music and movement experiences!
  • “Pop” goes the balloon! – presented by the Children’s Technology Play Space
    Fri 11:30am & 12:30pm
    Have you ever wondered how balloons work and what actually happens when you hear that loud “pop” as they burst? In the Children’s Technology Play Space we will using technology to investigate this “pop” by using water balloons to find out: ‘what makes water balloons burst?’ and ‘what happens when they burst?’.  

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL (EVEN FOR MEMBERS)! 

 

Discovery Space activities, shows and workshops have capacity limits in place to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our visitors, staff and community. Bookings are not required and participation will be subject to availability at the time of the activity, show or workshop. Please listen out for our Discovery Space annoucments or speak with our friendly team on the event day. 

Time

20 (Friday) 9.00am - 21 (Saturday) 3.30pm

Suggested Ages

All ages

Price

General entry applies for visitors. FREE for Members.

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