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Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, 21 September to 6 October 2019

Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, 21 September to 6 October 2019

Now in its eighth year the annual City of Greater Dandenong Children’s Festival is celebrating a space theme.

Families are invited to get their spacesuits ready as you journey into this year's exciting intergalactic adventure over the school holidays. Together we'll embark on our very own two week outer space exploration these school holidays with a series of free and low cost events happening across the city from 21 September to 6 October. The festival features exciting and interactive programs, activities, performances, workshops, exhibitions and events for the whole family.

The headline event of the Children’s Festival is the Little Day Out, a free family event where everybody is encouraged to let their imaginations run wild as you blast off into outer space. Little Day Out is on Sunday 6 October, from 11am-4pm, at Noble Park’s Ross Reserve. 

IKEA are running a number of events in support of the 2019 Greater Dandenong Children’s Festival.

Events Slideshow

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Parkmore Space Station
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   10am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, help us create Parkmore’s first space station out of recycled products from our stores...
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Rocket Tennis at Rosswood Tennis Club
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   10am
As a part of Greater Dandenong's Children Festival, come serve an ace in space at Rosswood Tennis Club...
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Blast Off! Zumba for Kids
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   10:30am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, join in for a cool workout and catchy Zumba tunes...
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Kids Bootcamp
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   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...
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Footy in Space colouring - IKEA Springvale
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, journey into outer space these Spring school holidays at IKEA Springvale...
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Space Painting - IKEA Springvale
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, journey into outer space these Spring school holidays at IKEA Springvale for this space painting...
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Upcycled Spaceships - IKEA Springvale
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   11am
Come along to IKEA Springvale and create a spaceship that can travel to the moon from recycled materials...
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YMCA Multi-Sports Clinic
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, meet new friends,learn new skills and have loads of fun...
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Deckchair Movie: Astro Boy (PG)
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Astro Boy (PG) on the Urban Screen...
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Woodwork Workshop - FULLY BOOKED
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   1:45pm
As a part of Children's Festival, Come along to build a spaceship with woodwork and learn about the different tools used to work with wood...
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Woodwork Workshop - FULLY BOOKED
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Tuesday, 24 September 2019   3:30pm
As a part of Children's Festival, Come along to build a spaceship with woodwork and learn about the different tools used to work with wood...
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3..2..1.. Blast Off Dance Class
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   10am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, your children will be taken on an imaginative space ride to different planets to dance in different ways...
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Come and Try Gymnastics - Crazy Circus Session for 3-6 year olds
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   10am
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can come and try gymnastics at this fun session at Paddy O'Donoghue Centre Noble Park...
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Parkmore Space Station
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   10am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, help us create Parkmore’s first space station out of recycled products from our stores...
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3..2..1.. Blast Off Dance Class
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   10:45am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, your children will be taken on an imaginative space ride to different planets to dance in different ways...
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Footy in Space colouring - IKEA Springvale
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, journey into outer space these Spring school holidays at IKEA Springvale...
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Space Painting - IKEA Springvale
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, journey into outer space these Spring school holidays at IKEA Springvale for this space painting...
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Upcycled Spaceships - IKEA Springvale
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   11am
Come along to IKEA Springvale and create a spaceship that can travel to the moon from recycled materials...
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YMCA Multi-Sports Clinic
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, meet new friends,learn new skills and have loads of fun...
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Cosmic Stars - Yoga for Kids
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   11:15am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along and try a session of yoga and relaxation, designed especially for kids...
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Come and Try Gymnastics - Gymsports Blow Out Session for 7 - 12 year olds
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   11:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can come and try gymnastics at this fun session at Paddy O'Donoghue Centre Noble Park...
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Deckchair Movie: Jetsons: The Movie (G)
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of Jetsons: The Movie (G), on the Urban Screen...
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Games and LEGO - Dandenong Library
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019   2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, let your imagination run wild with some space themed creative fun and games...
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Parkmore Space Station
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Thursday, 26 September 2019   10am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, help us create Parkmore’s first space station out of recycled products from our stores...
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Flying Saucers
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Thursday, 26 September 2019   10:30am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children learn to top pita bread with their favourite veggies...
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Footy in Space colouring - IKEA Springvale
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Thursday, 26 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, journey into outer space these Spring school holidays at IKEA Springvale...
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Reuse Art in Space
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Thursday, 26 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, come along to this workshop and explore space...
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Space Painting - IKEA Springvale
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Thursday, 26 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, journey into outer space these Spring school holidays at IKEA Springvale for this space painting...
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Upcycled Spaceships - IKEA Springvale
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Thursday, 26 September 2019   11am
Come along to IKEA Springvale and create a spaceship that can travel to the moon from recycled materials...
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YMCA Multi-Sports Clinic
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Thursday, 26 September 2019   11am
As a part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, meet new friends,learn new skills and have loads of fun...
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