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School Holiday Activities

There is so much to see and do in Greater Dandenong during the school holidays, with a variety of free or low-cost workshops and programs offered at the Libraries, Heritage Hill and Drum Theatre, and through Family and Youth Services.

Please check the event listings for full details. 

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Hot Shots Tennis Open Day – Children’s Festival
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23 Sep 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along with your friends and family to enjoy a fun day of tennis...
Tennis Hot Shots  - Children's Festival
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24 Sep 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children are invited to this indoor Tennis program that the perfect way into get into tennis...
Deckchair Movie: Alice in Wonderland (PG)
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24 Sep 2018 12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Alice in Wonderland (PG) on the Urban Screen...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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24 Sep 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
Dream Puppet Show - Children's Festival
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24 Sep 2018 2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come along to Springvale Library and enjoy this mesmerising puppet show...
Hip Hop Groove Workshop - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activities 2018
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24 Sep 2018 2pm
Are you ready to learn or improve your hip hop moves? Come and join us for this fun and exciting dance workshop and show us what you've got...
Kid's Bootcamp– Children’s Festival
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25 Sep 2018 10:30am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along to our beautiful club and enjoy a kids fitness class with one of our fabulous trainers!
Magical Disco - Children's Festival
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25 Sep 2018 10:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can show off their dancing skills at a fun disco/karaoke party at Jan Wilson Community Centre...
School Holiday Program - Creature Creators Workshop
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25 Sep 2018 11am
This school holidays, children are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild at Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens. Join in the fun and make your very own unique creature from fun art supplies...
Mini Golf - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activities 2018
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25 Sep 2018 12pm
Come and join us as we tackle two 18 hole mini golf courses...
Shorter Cuts Film Festival
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25 Sep 2018 12pm
For one day only we will be showcasing the awesome talents of some emerging filmmakers both local and international - with a free screening on the Urban Screen in Harmony Square...
Deckchair Movie: FernGully: The Last Rainforest (G)
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25 Sep 2018 12:45pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of FernGully: The Last Rainforest (G) on the Urban Screen...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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25 Sep 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
Pool Party – Children’s Festival
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25 Sep 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join in the pool party with games and activities...
Magic Workshop with Steve Wickenton - Children's Festival
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25 Sep 2018 2pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come to Springvale Library to this fun magic workshop where children will learn tricks that they can perform at home...
Basketball - Children's Festival
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26 Sep 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and enjoy learning basic basketball skills in a fun way.
Children’s Spring Gardening Morning – Children’s Festival
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26 Sep 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can come along and plant something to take home for their garden and watch it grow...
School Holiday Program - Monster Mask Making
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26 Sep 2018 10:30am
This school holidays, children are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild at Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens. Join in the fun and make your very own monster mask with puppeteer and theatre maker Lachlan Plain...
Leprechaun Hunt – Children’s Festival
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26 Sep 2018 11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join the Level Crossing Removal Authority to help find the Leprechaun and all the gold coins he has dropped...
Deckchair Movie: Where the Wild Things Are (PG)
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26 Sep 2018 12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Where the Wild Things Are (PG) on the Urban Screen...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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26 Sep 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
Dream Catcher Workshop - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activities 2018
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26 Sep 2018 1pm
Come along and make your own dream catcher that you can take home and put on display...
Crotchet workshop - Crotchet Critters - Children's Festival
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26 Sep 2018 2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come along to Dandenong Library and learn how to create your own cuddly magical critter...
Melbourne Zoo - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activties 2018
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27 Sep 2018 8:40am
Come along and join us for this action packed day at Melbourne Zoo...
Introduction to Tiny Ballerina Classes (2-4 year olds)
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27 Sep 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children are invited to come and enjoy a fun creative ballet class for preschool aged children...
Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Class – Children’s Festival
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27 Sep 2018 10:45am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come and enjoy this jazz and hip hop class for school aged boys and girls...
AFL Footy Fun Day - St Kilda FC – Children’s Festival
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27 Sep 2018 11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join in the fun with AFL football activities and games, face painting, St Kilda FC mascot in attendance and giveaways...
Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Class – Children’s Festival
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27 Sep 2018 11:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come and enjoy this jazz and hip hop class for school aged boys and girls...
Deckchair Movie: Frozen (G)
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27 Sep 2018 12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Disney's Frozen (G) on the Urban Screen...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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27 Sep 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
AFL Footy Fun Day - Melbourne FC – Children’s Festival
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27 Sep 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join in the fun with AFL football activities and games, face painting, Melbourne FC mascot in attendance and giveaways...
Mini Roos at Oasis - Children's Festival
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27 Sep 2018 4pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children of all ages are invited to come along to Dandenong Oasis and join in this fantastic come-and-try soccer program...
Planting Under the Stars
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27 Sep 2018 5pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along to Tatterson Park in Keysborough and plant an indigenous seedlings as you enjoy the local fauna including birds and frogs...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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28 Sep 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
Little Day Out 2018
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30 Sep 2018 11am
The Children's Festival's headline event, Little Day Out will be held on Sunday 30 September at Noble Park's Ross Reserve, 11am-4pm...
September Latin Festival
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30 Sep 2018 11am
The Chilean Latin American September Festival is jam-packed with entertainment for the whole family to enjoy cultural performance, live music, crafts, traditional food plus much more...
Mini Roos at Springers
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1 Oct 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children of all ages are invited to come along to Springers Leisure Centre and join in this fantastic come-and-try soccer program...
Deckchair Movie: Tangled (G)
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1 Oct 2018 12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Tangled (G)on the Urban Screen...
Rollerskating at Rollerama - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activities 2018
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1 Oct 2018 12:30pm
Come and join us as we head to Caribbean Rollerama for an afternoon filled with rollerskating...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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1 Oct 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
School Holiday Fun: Magical Robotics workshop
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1 Oct 2018 2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along to Dandenong Library and discover the world's leading and most widely used humanoid robot...
City Adventure to ArtVo - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activities 2018
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2 Oct 2018 8:40am
Come join us as we head into the city and visit ArtVo! You will get in touch and interact with 100 3-dimensional, reality-defying artworks and take lots of selfies with 'trick-art'...
Kid's Bootcamp– Children’s Festival
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2 Oct 2018 10:30am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along to our beautiful club and enjoy a kids fitness class with one of our fabulous trainers!
Heritage Hill Open Day
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2 Oct 2018 11am
Bring your family and friends to Heritage Hill and take part in a fun-filled, creative and entertaining day as you enjoy the magnificent gardens in the heart of Dandenong...
Deckchair Movie: Aladdin (G)
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2 Oct 2018 12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Aladdin (G), on the Urban Screen...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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2 Oct 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
Pool Party – Children’s Festival
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2 Oct 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and join in the pool party with games and activities...
Bee Workshop - Holly's Backyard Pantry - Children's Festival
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2 Oct 2018 2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come along to Springvale Library and observe the magical life cycle of bees and their hives...
Basketball - Children's Festival
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3 Oct 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come and enjoy learning basic basketball skills in a fun way.
Net Set Go - Children's Festival
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3 Oct 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can come along and learn netball skills with lots of fun at the Gloria Pyke Netball and Sports Complex...
Cricket Blast - Children's Festival
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3 Oct 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children aged 5-12 years old can come along and try cricket in this fun session.
School Holiday Program - Magical Miniature Gardens
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3 Oct 2018 10:30am
This school holidays, children are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild at Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens. Join in the fun and make your very own, take-home, magical miniature garden...
Deckchair Movie: Kubo and the Two Strings (PG)
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3 Oct 2018 12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Kubo and the Two Strings (PG), on the Urban Screen...
Spice it Up Cooking Workshop - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activities 2018
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3 Oct 2018 12:30pm
Come along and learn the basics of how to cook pasta and a delicious dessert...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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3 Oct 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
Fantasy Drawing Workshop - Children's Festival
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3 Oct 2018 2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come along to Springvale Library and join us for a super popular fantasy drawing class...
Fantasy Drawing Workshop - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activities 2018
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3 Oct 2018 3pm
Come and join in these popular fantasy drawing classes and learn the basic skills for drawing fantasy creatures...
Clip 'n Climb - Youth Super Spring Holiday Activities 2018
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4 Oct 2018 9:40am
Are you ready for the challenge of indoor climbing with a twist? Join us on Thursday 4 October for a day of activities at Clip 'n Climb in Berwick...
Children's Fun Day – Children’s Festival
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4 Oct 2018 10:30am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come along to a FUN DAY where you can try your hand at Dancing, Singing, Cooking, Drawing, Yoga and Calisthenics all in the one session...
Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Class – Children’s Festival
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4 Oct 2018 10:45am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come and enjoy this jazz and hip hop class for school aged boys and girls...
Introduction to Tiny Ballerina Classes (2-4 years)
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4 Oct 2018 11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children are invited to come and enjoy a fun creative ballet class for preschool aged children...
School Holiday Program - Wand Making Workshop
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4 Oct 2018 11am
Little wizards, witches and warlocks are invited to Heritage Hill for a magical wand making workshop. Children are encouraged to create beautiful wands to take home using a range of art materials...
Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Class – Children’s Festival
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4 Oct 2018 11:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come and enjoy this jazz and hip hop class for school aged boys and girls...
Deckchair Movie: Pete's Dragon (PG)
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4 Oct 2018 12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of the family adventure, Pete's Dragon (PG), on the Urban Screen...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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4 Oct 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
Movies and Popcorn - Paper Planes - Children's Festival
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4 Oct 2018 2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come along to Springvale Library and join us for a movie and some popcorn as we screen 'Paper Planes'...
Mini Roos at Oasis - Children's Festival
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4 Oct 2018 4pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children of all ages are invited to come along to Dandenong Oasis and join in this fantastic come-and-try soccer program...
Netball Clinic - Children's Festival
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5 Oct 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come enjoy the basic skills of netball in a fun and challenging environment...
Fairies, Frogs and Flutterbys
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5 Oct 2018 10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come and join us for some nature crafting fun...
Deckchair Movie: The Wizard Oz (PG)
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5 Oct 2018 12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of The Wizard of Oz (PG), on the Urban Screen...
Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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5 Oct 2018 1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, cargo net, play area and lots more...
Springvale Little Athletics, Come and Try Day - Children's Festival
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5 Oct 2018 1pm
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, children aged 5-15 years can have a try at four events and test their abilities...
Magic, Mirth and Mystery show with Grandparents - Children's Festival
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5 Oct 2018 2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival come along to Dandenong Library with your Grandparents and witness an amazing dreamlike story...
Kids Zumba - Children's Festival
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5 Oct 2018 2:30pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along to our beautiful club and enjoy a kids fitness class with one of our fabulous trainers!
Disney's Aladdin Jr
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6 Oct 2018 11am
Hop on your magic carpet and fly to the city of Agrabah! Masquerade Youth Productions brings a dazzling production of Disney's Aladdin Jr to the Drum Theatre...
Family Fun Day of Lawn Bowls (Seniors Festival 2018)
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7 Oct 2018 1pm
As part of the Seniors Festival, come along and join in some bowling fun on Sunday 7 October from 1pm-4pm...

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