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Find ways to entertain the whole family over the school holidays. There's so much happening in the city, including plenty of free and low cost kids' activities.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Kids Day Out - Friday 19 April 2019, 10am to 5pm - Kids & family

Kids Day Out

19 Apr 2019, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Kids Day Out is an annual day of amusements and activities for the whole family, to raise funds for The Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
Lizzy’s Lizards at North Melbourne Library - Thursday 18 April 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Lizzy’s Lizards at North Melbourne Library

18 Apr 2019, North Melbourne Library
Come meet Lizzy the zoologist and learn all about reptiles, all in the library.
Nature Play in the Gardens - Wednesday 17 April 2019, 10am to 1pm - Kids & family

Nature Play in the Gardens

17 Apr 2019, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Slow down from busy schedules and connect with the natural world through a range of nature-based sensory experiences for children.
Digging Dinosaurs at North Melbourne Library - Wednesday 17 April 2019, 10:30am to noon - Kids & family

Digging Dinosaurs at North Melbourne Library

17 Apr 2019, North Melbourne Library
Be a paleontologist for a day as part of a science workshop. Fossils and dinosaurs galore.
The Sound of Shadows - Wednesday 17 April 2019 to Thursday 18 April 2019 - Kids & family

The Sound of Shadows

17 Apr 2019 - 18 Apr 2019, ArtPlay
Join the New Ideas Lab to explore some of the music, shadows and food traditions of our Indonesian neighbours.
Robot Storytime at Library at The Dock - Wednesday 17 April 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Robot Storytime at Library at The Dock

17 Apr 2019, Library at The Dock
Robot stories and craft for human kids (also suitable for robot kids).
All the Ways to be Smart - Wednesday 17 April 2019, 2pm to 3pm - Kids & family

All the Ways to be Smart

17 Apr 2019, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
Author Davina Bell and illustrator Allison Colpoys will read from All the Ways to be Smart, then hold an interactive, hands-on, storytelling workshop.
Wild Action Zoo at Southbank Library - Tuesday 16 April 2019, 1pm to 2pm - Kids & family

Wild Action Zoo at Southbank Library

16 Apr 2019, Southbank Library at Boyd
Love Australian animals? Come and meet some.
Construction Craft at Kathleen Syme Library - Tuesday 16 April 2019, 10am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Construction Craft at Kathleen Syme Library

16 Apr 2019, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
If you can dream it, you can build it.
Get Slimed at City Library - Monday 15 April 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Get Slimed at City Library

15 Apr 2019, City Library
Who doesn’t love slime? Come and learn to make a whole range of slimes to take home.
 

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There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating.
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Melbourne has loads of events and activities for children. There are family-friendly festivals like Moomba, school-holiday workshops, exhibitions and more.

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