Spring school holiday activities 2022

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Spring school holiday activities 2022
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Published 23 August 2022

Spring has sprung, birds are singing, flowers are blooming and school's out for Spring break. These school holidays there are some wonderful garden-themed activities on offer for kids of all ages. There are creative craft workshops, movies and more.  And best of all, they're really affordable and some are even free!

School Holiday events at the Library

Come along and enjoy our exciting Spring garden-themed events at Woollahra, Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries, where kids can build bird house or a fairy garden and relax in front of a movie. Find out more and book.

Some library activity highlights include:

Garden Home Design Craft (5-9yrs)

Construct a small bird house for local birds to visit, or a little home for your own gnome or fairy garden. With a bit of paint and imagination, make your own homely masterpiece. All materials supplied.

Cost: $5

Monday 26 September, 10:30am-11:30am - Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.

Tuesday 27 September, 10:30am-11:30am - Paddington Library Book now.

Wednesday 28 September, 10:30am-11:30am - Watsons Bay Library Book now.

Garden Home Craft

Friday Flicks - Gnomeo and Juliet [G]

Need something to do these school holidays? Come into the library and enjoy our garden themed Friday Flicks, sure to make your Friday afternoon more enjoyable!

This film is a creative twist on the classic Shakespearean tale! Two young garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, try to avoid tragedy and find everlasting happiness together when they are caught in a feud between neighbours.

Cost: Free

Friday 30 September, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay, Book now.

Gnomeo and Juliet

Crafting Spooky Stories with Author Reece Carter (8-12yrs)

Learn how to create memorable characters from scratch with Reece Carter, author of A Girl Called Corpse. Drawing inspiration from their own environment, kids will work together to develop a spooky character of their own, then put that character through their paces in a (very) short story.

Cost: $5

Wednesday 5 October, 1:00pm-1:45pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.

Garden Bird Craft

These school holidays, assemble, paint and decorate to create a hanging, flapping bird of your own design. All materials provided.

Cost: $5

Watsons Bay School Holiday Fun: Garden Bird Craft (8-12yrs)
Tuesday 4 October, 10:30am-12:00pm, Watsons Bay Library Book now

Double Bay School Holiday Fun: Garden Bird Craft (8-12yrs)
Wednesday 5 October, 10:00am-11:30am, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now

Paddington School Holiday Fun: Garden Bird Craft (8-12yrs)
Thursday 6 October, 10:30am-12:00pm, Paddington Library Book now

Friday Flicks - Peter Rabbit [PG]

The enchanting story of Peter Rabbit is brought back to life in this real life and animated version of the book classic. After a change in ownership of Mr McGregor’s garden, Peter Rabbit and the garden’s new ownership must battle it out to reclaim their rightful veggie patch.

Cost: Free

Friday 7 October, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.

Friday Flicks: Peter Rabbit

Other school holiday activities

School Holiday Fun at Centennial Parklands

With programs suitable for all needs, there’s something for everyone these Spring holidays at Centennial Parklands. The action-packed schedule includes eco-art, campfire club, bush chef, Aboriginal dancing and more. Visit the Centennial Parklands website for more information.

Centennial park holidays

School Holiday Skateboarding Clinics - Lyne Park

Calling all kids who are keen to learn more about skateboarding. SKATE NOW is offering their popular Kids Skate program again, suitable for children 5-13 yrs. This kids skate holiday program is based on gradated learning, skill development and fun! There will be two 50-minute beginner sessions at 9:15am and 10:30am.

Cost: $35 (for children 5-13yrs)

Wednesday 5 October , 9:15am-10:15am and 10:30am-11:30am: Lyne Park basketball court, 550 New South Head Rd, Rose Bay, More details.

Skateboarding clinics

Looking for a venue for a children's party?

Are you on the lookout for a new and interesting local venue for a children’s party? We have a variety of council venues available for hire. Our venues are reasonably priced, offering a range of facilities, many with kitchens and chairs, and even an outdoor playground!

Check out more details about two popular venues to hire: Sherbrooke Hall and Rose Bay Cottage.

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