Summer school holiday activities 2022/23

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Summer school holiday activities 2022/23
    Things to do; Youth and families

Published 18 November 2022

We've been waiting the entire year for summer and now it's here!  The kids are on school holidays for six weeks and we've got some fun-filled activities to keep the kids entertained in December and January. There are creative craft workshops, games, 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 school holiday events at Woollahra, Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries, where kids can create a bot, experiment with Minecraft, watch a show and relax in front of a movie. Find out more and book.

Some library activity highlights include:

Kids Kindness Craft (5-12 yrs)

Build a better world through acts of kindness and of course - craft! Craft lovely little beads and badge projects in this session to decorate your world or to gift to others and make them smile. All materials supplied.

Cost: $5

Monday 9 January, 10:30am-11:30am - Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.

Tuesday 10 January, 10:30am-11:30am - Watsons Bay Library Book now.

Wednesday 11 January, 10:30am-11:30am - Paddington Library Book now.

Kindness Craft

Book a Spot with a Bot (5-12 yrs)

Parents are invited to spend an hour with their child to explore the world of mini robotics. Specially prepared kits, instruction sheets and activities will be provided for you to complete a coding challenge together.

Cost: $5

Thursday 12 January 20231:00pm-2:00pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay, Book now.

Thursday 19 January 20231:00pm-2:00pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay, Book now.

Book a Spot with a Bot

Friday Flicks - DC League of Super-Pets [PG]

Experience how even the smallest of creatures can make a difference in this fun family flick. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto the Super-Dog must convince a rag-tag shelter pack to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.

Cost: Free

Friday 13 January 2023, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.

Friday Flicks: DC SuperPets

Minecraft Workshop - Build a Better World (7-12yrs)

Get into coding and creativity in this 2 hour Minecraft - Build a Better World workshop. Lead by the experts at World of Minecraft, take part in building virtual worlds and overcoming a variety of build challenges using the Minecraft platform. Participants will receive a goody bag for participating in this session.

Cost: $10

Wednesday 18 January 2023, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.

Friday Flicks - Paw Patrol The Movie [G]

Enjoy the Paw Patrol TV series? Watch your favourite characters in their biggest adventure yet! When Humdigger becomes mayor and causes havoc in Adventure City, Ryder and everyone's favourite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge. Armed with exciting new gadgets the PAW Patrol joins forces to save the citizens of Adventure City.

Cost: Free

Friday 20 January 2023, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.

Friday Flix: Paw Patrol

Patti the Pig - It's Not All Rubbish Kids Show (3-7 yrs)

Build a better world with the help of Patti the Pig and Jenny as they tackle recycling. Learn about which rubbish goes in which bin and the important role we can play in looking after our environment.

Cost: $5

Monday 23 January 2023, 10:30am-11:20am, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.

Summer of Play (12+ yrs)

Drop by Woollahra Library at Double Bay to play a range of board games, card games and video games.

Board Game Jumble (12+ yrs)

Monday 19 December 2022 to 29 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay, Paddington Library, and Watsons Bay Library

Board Game Jumble

Gamer Noons (12+ yrs)

On Weekdays, 9:00am-7:00pm - Monday 19 December 2022 to 27 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay

On Weekends, 10:00am-3:00pm - Saturday 7 January 2023 to 29 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay

Summer of play

Foosball in the Game Space (12+ yrs)

On Weekdays, 9:00am-7:00pm - Thursday 19 January to Sunday 29 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay

On Weekends, 10:00am-3:00pm - Saturday 14 January 2023 to Sunday 22 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay

Foosball

Gomoku! (12+yrs)

On Tuesdays, 2:00pm-3:30pm - 10 January 2023 to 24 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay

Gomoku

Other school holiday activities

School Holiday Fun at Centennial Parklands

With programs suitable for all needs, there’s something for everyone these Summer holidays at Centennial Parklands. The action-packed schedule includes eco-art, park science, bush rangers, fairy escapades 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 9am and 10:15am.

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

Monday 16 January 2023 , 9am-10am and 10:15am-11:15am: 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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