Winter school holiday activities 2022

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Winter school holiday activities 2022
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Published 15 June 2022

Winter school holidays are full of fun, with a wide range of activities suitable for kids of all ages. There are magic shows, wizard craft, stories, movies and more.  And best of all, they're really affordable and some are even free!

School Holiday events at the Library: 4 - 15 July

Come along and enjoy our exciting magic-themed events at Woollahra, Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries, where kids can conjur up wizard hats and wands, be dazzled by a magic show and relax in front of a movie. Find out more and book.

Some library activity highlights include:

Wizards & Wands Craft (5-8yrs)

Make some magical things these school holidays. This July we create wizard hats and wands from recyclable and natural materials. Come get crafty and spark your imagination. All materials provided.

Cost: $5

Monday 4 July 2022, 10:30am-11:30am - Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington, Book Now.

Tuesday 5 July 2022, 10:30am-11:30am - Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay, Book Now.

Friday 8 July 2022 2022, 10:30am-11:30am - Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay, Book Now.

School Holiday Craft: Wizards and Wands

NAIDOC WEEK Indigenous Stories and Bush Craft (5-12yrs)

NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth. Experience Indigenous storytelling and craft presented by Koori Kinnections. This interactive presentation ensures children walk away with a greater understanding of Indigenous culture and some fun bush craft to create and take home.

Cost: $5

Wednesday 6 July 2022, 10:30am-11:30am - Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay, Book Now

NAIDOC Storytelling and Bush Craft

Rockstar Magic Show and Workshop (5-12yrs)

Meet magician Trace of Magic in her Rockstar Magic Show, a fun filled, roll on the floor laughter experience for the family. Be introduced to the world of magic and learn some simple and effective magic tricks to share with all your friends.

Cost: $5 per child

Thursday 7 July 2022, 10:30am-12:00pm - Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay, Book Now

Trace of Magic Show

Friday Flicks - How to Train Your Dragon [PG]

Meet Hiccup a young Viking who defies tradition and befriends one of his deadliest foes – a ferocious dragon he calls toothless. Together the unlikely heroes fight against the odds to save both their worlds in this wonderful, feel good hit.

Cost: Free

Friday 8 July 2022, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay, Book Now.

How to Train Your Dragon

Friday Flicks - Mary Poppins Returns [PG]

Discover the Disney classic of Mary Poppins as she returns to visit a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.

Cost: Free

Friday 15 July 2022, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay, Book Now.

Mary Poppins Returns

Other school holiday activities

School Holiday Fun at Centennial Parklands

With programs suitable for all needs, there’s something for everyone these Winter 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

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 9:30am and 10:45am.

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

Monday 4 July 2022, 9:30am-10:30am and 10:45am-11:45am: 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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