If you’re looking for family-friendly events and activities for the month of April Buggybuddys has you covered with a list of events that is bound to have something to interest everyone.

School Holidays – Experience Game History Though Play
Sunday, 1 April to Monday, 30 April, 10.30am to 5pm daily.
The Nostalgia Box, Shop 3, 16 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge.

Nostalgia Box is Australia’s first interactive video game console museum. A day at Nostalgia Box promises new experiences, a loving trip down memory lane, and a crash course in the history of gaming. Go behind the scenes to discover the ‘making’ of present-day consoles in the Museum and replay favourite childhood classics such as Pong, Space Invaders, Super Mario Bros, Sonic the Hedgehog, Crash Bandicoot and many more in the Gaming Area. This is the perfect opportunity to share a piece of your childhood with your children and relive it once more in this fun and educational experience.

For a limited time only, enjoy 10% off admission tickets to the museum this school holidays. Quote AutumnHoliday when booking online. Valid from 1 April until 30 April.

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Horrible Histories – Pirates: The Exhibition
The WA Maritime Museum, Victoria Quay, Fremantle.
From 1st April until 12 August, 9.30am to 5pm.

A gruesome band of horrible pirates have taken over the WA Maritime Museum, presenting an interactive, hands-on exhibit based on the bestselling Horrible Histories books: Horrible Histories – Pirates: The Exhibition.

Discover if you have what it takes to be a really horrible pirate. Take command of a pirate ship, design your own pirate flag and try out different weapons – from cutlasses to cannons. Along th way you’ll discover pirate women were just as wicked as the men and practice talking the patter of a pirate. You’ll also learn about the ships they sailed on, the punishments they suffered and the rules they lived by.

Book your tickets online now!

Read our review here.

Horrible Histories – Pirates The Exhibition

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ARTTRA | Light Festival
From Friday, 6 April to Sunday, 8 April.
Claremont Park, Claremont.

ARTTRA | Light Festival will illuminate Claremont Park for three nights this April.

Specially designed and inspired light installations and performances will both dazzle and delight as the space is transformed into an interactive outdoor gallery.

More than 20 artists have been hand-picked to stimulate your senses with interactive projections, vibrant light sculptures and entertaining satellite performances on show throughout the weekend.

Set within the urban camp, the event’s fire inspired food options will tingle your tastebuds. Come enjoy delicious menu items such as wood fired pizza, barbecues and flame-grilled burgers. Finish the night off with everyone’s favourite toasted marshmallows, making you feel all warm and fuzzy.

This luminescent light festival will be a weekend not to be missed. We invite you to come experience, create and participate at this free, family-friendly festival.

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BE A HERO FUNDRAISING DAY
Elizabeth Quay Carousel, Elizabeth Quay, Perth.
Saturday, 7 April, 7.30am to 9.25pm.

Elizabeth Quay Carousel is excited to be joining forces with Zero2Hero on Saturday 7 April to raise funds for their youth mental health programs. You can ride the Elizabeth Quay Carousel for a gold coin donation with all proceeds going to Zero2Hero.

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Groundswell Kids Festival
Abbett Park, Deanmore Road, Scarborough.
Saturday, 7 April, 9am to 12pm.

Groundswell Kids Festival is on again at Abbett Park. Its a FREE event with loads of activities for the kids. We’ll have inflatables, lucky dips, crafts, lawn games, and food and drink pop-ups.

Best suited to kids aged 5-12 years old. Toddlers welcome.

Groundswell Kids Festival

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Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market
Saturday, 7 April, 10am to 5pm.
Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle.

Aboriginal art centres and independent Aboriginal artists from across the state will be selling original, affordable works at the Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market.

Browse a range of craft and artworks, including paintings, textiles, woven items, artifacts, clothing, ceramics, jewellery and more in the beautiful surrounds of Fremantle Arts Centre. Entry is free to this family-friendly market event.

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Aveley Community Festival
Aveley Central Park, Egerton Drive, Aveley.
Saturday, 7 April, 12pm to 5pm.

The Aveley Community Festival is being held on Saturday, April 7 @ Aveley Central Park, Egerton Drive with an exciting line-up of local performers and entertainment. The City of Swan FREE family event will include rides, bouncy castles, a climbing wall, face painting, food trucks, market stalls, an animal farm, community sausage sizzle and more!

Aveley Community Festival

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Bushmead’s Festival
Corner Ashgrove Entrance and Northgate Promenade, Bushmead.
Saturday, 7 April, 1.30pm to 5.30pm.

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT – ALL WELCOME!

Join the festivities at Bushmead’s all new 14 home display village for some good old-fashioned family fun.

Games and activities will include:
• Totem tennis
• Mini golf
• Swings
• Chalk art
• A bouncy castle
• Face painting
• Giant colouring cube
• Instagram printer (for all your gorgeous selfies!)

Who could forget the festival flavours you love, like old school ice cream vans, a slushie station, fairy floss and popcorn, together with a gourmet BBQ.

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Cockburn Cultural Fair
Harmony Oval, Harmony Avenue, Harvest Lakes.
Saturday, 7 April, 2pm to 6pm.

Bring the family along and be inspired by the diversity of foods and culture right on our doorstep. This FREE event highlights the many cultural communities of City of Cockburn. This year, enjoy cultural dancers, a mariachi band, roving entertainers and the Madjitil Moorna Chior.

Kids activities include soccer darts, circus sports, water roller ball inflatables, Critters Up Close, and an arts and crafts tent with face painting sand cards, sensory play and more!

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Bullsbrook Country Fair
Great Northern Highway, Bullsbrook.
Sunday, 8 April, 10am to 3pm.

The Bullsbrook Country Fair is a FREE family day out with rides, food stalls, plants, fresh produce and crafts for sale, face painting, vintage car show, giant water slide, a mechanical bucking bull, the Lions train and more.

Bullsbrook Country Fair

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Mission ImPERTHable
Supreme Court Gardens, Riverside Drive, Perth.
Sunday, 8 April, 11am to 3pm.

Solve the great diamond heist and catch the thief to win! Starting at 11am you will receive missions on your smartphone. Solve one mission to receive your clue for the next. There will be about 40 missions over four hours. Winners will be the team who solves the missions in the shortest time. A random team with be a big winner, another will be the best costume and the highest fundraiser.

Bookings are essential.

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Autumn River Festival
Garvey Park, Fauntleroy Avenue, Ascot.
Sunday, 8 April, 11am to 3pm.

Treat the family to a fun-filled day by the river and enjoy a variety of FREE activities and entertainment!

There is something for everyone to enjoy at City of Belmont’s free Autumn River Festival. Families will love the kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, the children’s pirate cove and inflatable rides. The free wave swing carnival ride will be sure to thrill all ages and then you can kick back by the beautiful Swan River and enjoy live music from a variety of Perth musicians.

The Gourmet Food Village will offer a bonanza of delicious eats and drinks as well as a range of wineries, breweries and cideries to enjoy for adults (costs apply). Plus enjoy cooking demonstrations and meet celebrity Mum-and-son duo Anna and Jordan from My Kitchen Rules.

Autumn River Festival

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Skate Clinic Sessions and Games
Forrestdale Skate Park, 1243 Hartfield Road, Forrestfield.
Saturday, 8 April, 12pm to 3pm.

Skateboarding WA will be back with a FREE skateboarding clinic at Forrestdale Skate Park. Grab your mates and head down for a lesson to assist you in learning the basics or landing that next trick.

Skateboards and helmets will be provided. You can register in arrival and the workshop is open for people to turn up on the day.

See Facebook event for registration details.

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Mandurah Bridge Celebration Picnic
Eastern Foreshore, Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah.
Sunday, 8 April, 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

Join us for the Mandurah Bridge Celebration Picnic on Sunday, 8 April from 4.30 – 7.30pm on the Eastern Foreshore. There will be fun for everyone with the coloured lights being turned on the bridge, twilight market stalls thanks to Mandjar Markets, live music, children’s activities and much more!
Free parking will be available on Hall Park.

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Free Cone Day!
Ben & Jerry’s, Sorrento Quay Boardwalk – Hillarys Boat Harbour, 58 Southside Drive, Hillarys.
Tuesday, 10 April, 12pm to 8pm.

 

Free cone day is coming on April 10!

Since 1979, it’s been Ben & Jerry’s way to celebrate and day thanks to their awesome fans for another year of support, and they have kept it up every year since, spreading the peace, love and FREE ice cream around the world!

Time to start thinking around the tough decisions you’ll need to make: Whar flavour? Cup or cone? Who will come with you?

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Mums N Bubs Nature Hike
Banksia Eucalypt Woodland Park, corner Yanchep Lane and Blue Mountain Circuit, Aubin Grove.
Wednesday, 11 April, 10am to 12pm.

Get your walking boots on, strap on your baby carrier and join in a guided bushland adventure. Explore the hidden treasures of Cockburn at Banksia Eucalypt Woodland Reserve. This hike will connect you and your bub with the benefits of being surrounded by nature, such as reduced stress and anxiety and increased fitness and well-being. It also provides an opportunity to meet other Mums in City of Cockburn.

Please wear closed-in shoes, hat and bring a water bottle. This is a pram-friendly event as it takes place on a sealed path.

Register online – ticket cost $5 per family.

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2018 Perth Garden Festival
Mccallum Park, Garland Street, Perth.
From Thursday, 12 April to Sunday, 15 April, 9am to 4pm.

The Perth Garden Festival presented by Kleenheat is back once again bringing four days of spectacular landscape garden shows, a huge plant market and incredible outdoor living products!

Bursting with colour, the Perth Garden Festival delights visitors with inspirational landscape gardens, plant sales, a daily seminar on the Bupa Stage featuring some of Perth’s best horticultural experts, Kleenheat Outdoor Kitchen, and free kids education playground including a variety of hands on workshops and activities thanks to Lotterywest.

2018 Perth Garden Festival presented by Kleenheat

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Free Family Fun Day at Edgewater Playgroup
Emerald Park Clubrooms, 40 Emerald Way, Edgewater.
Friday, 13 April, 10am to 12pm.

Come down and find out what Edgewater Playgroup is all about.

Free bouncy castle, cuddly animal farm, face painting, balloon twisting for the kids plus sensory activities for babies and toddlers. A coffee van will also be selling beverages on site.

No obligation to join. All welcome. Come along and have some fun!

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Splash Island
Sorrento Quay Boardwalk, Hillarys Boat Habour, 58 Southside Drive, Hillarys
From Saturday, 13 April to Saturday, 28 April, 10am to 6pm.

Splash Island Water Themed Amusement Park is coming to Sorrento Quay Boardwalk these school holidays! Come down and join in the fun. There will be water-based bumper cars, water slides, and more! The amusements range from $6-9 dollars each, and are suitable for children aged 2-12 years old.

Splash Island!

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Shark Sleepover
AQWA, 91 Southside Drive, Hillary’s.
Overnight from Friday, 13 April to Saturday 14 April, from 6pm to 8am.

Experience the excitement of sleeping under the sea! Discover more about AQWA’s amazing marine animals with a night of exclusive tours, fun marine themed activities, designed to educate and enthrall, and a sleepover Australia’s largest single aquarium surrounded by sharks, stingrays and hundreds of stunning fish.

Ages 7 to 12.

Includes:
• The opportunity to explore AQWA’s exhibits by night with your own Ocean Guide.
• A movie screening, complete with popcorn and snacks.
• Take home arts and crafts.
• “Camping” in Australia’s largest single aquarium; you’ll be sleeping beneath 3 million litres of water surrounded by sharks, stingrays, turtles and hundreds of fish.
• Dinner: Choice of kids meal served in a treasure chest with chips, a pop-tops drink and a novelty pirate patch.*
• Continental breakfast.
• Exploring AQWA’s outdoor exhibits.
• A free return kids pass to AQWA!
• A take home shark pack full of AQWA goodies.

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Shakespeare In The Park – A Midsummer Nights Dream
Bell Park, Rockingham Beach Road, Rockingham.
Friday, 13 April, 5pm to 8pm.

The City of Rockingham presents an evening under the stars in Bell Park for this fun and interactive interpretation of A Midsummer Nights Dream. Bring a picnic or grab some takeaway from one of the many wonderful restaurants along the Rockingham Foreshore.

The community is welcome to arrive from 5pm to watch the sunset and see if you can spot a fairy before the performance.

This free performance starts at 6pm and runs for 90 minutes.

BYO picnic blanket and chairs.

https://www.facebook.com/events/152698365427171/?ti=icl

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Maps & Exploration
Wanneroo Regional Museum, Wanneroo Regional Library and Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo.
Saturday, 14 April to Monday, 30 April, 10am to 4pm.

 

This coming FREE school holiday program is all about maps and exploration. Pick up a passport from the Wanneroo Regional Museum and explore the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre collecting stamps and stickers as you go or get crafty in the museum. You can explore the museum with a map reading treasure hunt, then check out some historical maps of the City in the Community History Centre.

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Show Off 14
Memorial Hall, corner Carrington Street and Rockingham Road, Hamilton Hill.
Saturday, 14 April to Sunday, 22 April, 10am to 3pm.

Don’t miss this art showcase in its 14th year. On display will be pieces from over 60 Cockburn artists covering a variety of mediums from paints, acrylic, wood, oils and more.

Open daily between 14-22 April for free viewings, 10am to 3pm at Memorial Hall. You may even find something to purchase and take home!

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Artbeat Youth Festival 2018
Jull Street Mall, Armadale.
Saturday, 14 April, 11am to 3pm.

To celebrate WA Youth Week the City of Armadale and local community and youth organizations are bringing Artbeat Youth Festival to the Jull Street Mall.

Entertainment includes:
• TROOTH
• Tobias
• Henna
• Body glitter
• Basket ball
• Sausage sizzle
• Street games
• Inflatable photo booth
• Robot Showcase and so much more!

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Long Chim Little Masters
Corner St Georges Terrace and Barrack Street, Perth.
Sunday, 15 April, 1pm to 3pm.

An adventure for the curious chef or inquisitive cook, led by the culinary masters at Long Kim.

This hands-on class for kids is a mix of play and a taste of Thailand. Each little chef will create their own spring rolls, chive cakes, noodles and icy poles with the Long Kim masters guiding them through every step.

Suitable for kids aged 8 and over.

Tickets price $52. See website for more details. Bookings are essential.

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GWAW Animals Of Bibra Lake
Cockburn Wetlands Centre, 184 Hope Road, Bibra Lake.
Monday, 16 April, 10am to 12pm.

 

Join in creating creatures of Bibra Lake using meadow hay and coloured wool with local artist, Sharon Egan. Use your imagination to make your own mystery creature or let Sharon give you some ideas of friends she can make.

Event is suitable for 5 to 12 year olds. Child supervision is required at all times.

Please wear at hat and bring your drink bottle. Light refreshments provided.

Bookings are essential. Cost $5 per child (under 4 years old free).

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Supersonic Science
Main Hall – Willetton Reserve Pavilion, Apsley Road, Willetton
Tuesday, 17th April. Hour long sessions run from 9.30am with the last one starting at 2.45pm.

Supersonic Science is extremely excited to be bringing HANDS ON WORKSHOPS to WILLETTON these school holidays!

Supersonic workshop includes the following:
– 1 hour of Supersonic hands on activities
– Mind blowing experiments
– Eye popping eruptions
– Extreme explosions
– Phenomenal physics
– Awesome aeronautics
– Cool chemistry
– Safety goggles to wear for the duration
– Children take home two of their mind blowing experiments

Cost: $17.50 per child – Parent/Guardian attend free.

Suitable for ages 4 to 12 years. Parent/guardian must stay for the duration of the session.

Tickets are essential! Book now to avoid disappointment.

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LEGO Play Zone
Hawaiian’s Mezz, 148 Scarborough Beach Road, Mount Hawthorn.
Daily from Tuesday, 17 April until Saturday, 21 Apri, 11am to 2pm.

Join The Mezz these school holidays for FREE fun in their LEGO Play Zone! Kids will be able to embrace their creativity and let their imagination run wild.

The play zone is suitable for 5-12 year olds and includes:

• Speed Challenge: Beat your friends or the clock in a race to build the model the fastest.
• Blindfold Challenge: Can you copy the build while blindfolded?
• Imagination Free Play: Let your imagination free with LEGO.
• Technology: Tablet technology games and LEGO content.
• Diorama: Showcasing LEGO models available now.

No booking required.

LEGO Play Zone

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Keys To History
Old Court House Law Museum, Stirling Gardens, off Barrack Street, Perth.
Tuesday, 17 April to Friday, 27 April, from 10am to 4pm daily.

Come and explore the Old Law House Law Museum inside and out with this FREE school holiday activity, ‘Keys To History’. Follow 3 easy steps to unlock the Museum’s secrets. Match the key colours to different coloured exhibition spaces at the Old Court House. The orange key is for the Museum exterior. Then find the key photo of objects and things in each exhibition space and finally answer the key questions relating to that photo. Each side of the key has a different question: One is suitable for 4-7 year olds and another suitable for 7-12 year olds.

The Museum is open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.

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Native ARC Nocturnal Night Stalk
Native ARC, 172 Hope Road, Bibra Lake.
Wednesday, 18 April, 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Does your family love nature and caring for wildlife? Join Native ARC these school holidays for an exciting wildlife and nature based activity!

What insects, birds, reptiles and mammals might you encounter after dark in the Beeliar Wetlands? Join in a night stalk and find out what you can do to conserve biodiversity. Learn about the special adaptations these animals have to come alive at night. Don’t forget your torch and closed in shoes.

Suitable for 13-16 year olds.

Tickets cost $5. Registrations are essential.

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Uthando Doll Making for Africa
Whitfords Library, corner Marmion Avenue and Banks Avenue, Hillarys.
Thursday, 19 April, 10am to 12pm.

You’re never too young or too old to help make someone’s life a little happier. Join in making a special doll to give to a child in need. This is a family event, and children are encouraged to bring an adult with them to join in. Please bring a small sewing kit if you have one.

Suitable for kids aged 6-12 years old.

Event cost is $3 payable at the door. See website for further details, terms and conditions.

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Kids Camera Club Workshop (Ages 6 to 10)
Kings Park, 68 Fraser Avenue, West Perth.
Thursday, 19 April, 10am to 12pm.

Photography is a great art form to introduce to children; it isn’t messy, fantastic results can be achieved from day one, and the results will be treasured for years to come.

Join the Children’s Museum of Western Australia for their Kids Camera Club Workshop which will teach your children how to master Camera settings, creatively engage with subjects and play with lighting and composition.

Children will discover what it means to make meaningful and creative photographs while on a nature walk around Kings Park.

Together, the workshop will hunt out flowers, leaves, insects, and more – all to experiment with aperture and shutter speed and develop a series of photographs such as motion, macro, portrait and landscape. The workshop starts with basic instructions, and then will get as detailed as the kids require. Over the course of the walk, more is explained, and children/parents are able to ask as many/few questions as they like.

Bookings are essential! See the Facebook event for further details.

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Kids Camera Club Workshop (Ages 8 to 12)
Kings Park, 68 Fraser Avenue, West Perth.
Thursday, 19 April, 12.30pm to 2pm.

Photography is a great art form to introduce to children; it isn’t messy, fantastic results can be achieved from day one, and the results will be treasured for years to come.

Join the Children’s Museum of Western Australia for their Kids Camera Club Workshop which will teach your children how to master Camera settings, creatively engage with subjects and play with lighting and composition.

Children will discover what it means to make meaningful and creative photographs while on a nature walk around Kings Park.

Together, the workshop will hunt out flowers, leaves, insects, and more – all to experiment with aperture and shutter speed and develop a series of photographs such as motion, macro, portrait and landscape. The workshop starts with basic instructions, and then will get as detailed as the kids require. Over the course of the walk, more is explained, and children/parents are able to ask as many/few questions as they like.

Bookings are essential! See the Facebook event for further details.

Kids Camera Club CITY Workshop (Ages 6 - 10)

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Regional Resource Recovery Centre Tour
City of Cockburn Administration Building, 9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood.
Thursday, 19 April, 1.30pm to 4pm.

Do you know what happens to your waste? Come and see!

The City of Cockburn and the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council invite you to take a community tour through the Regional Recovery Centre in Canning Vale. You’ll see firsthand how recycling works and how the contents of your general waste in are converted into compost.

Meet at the City of Cockburn Administration Building car park (bottom of the stairs) and jump on the community bus.

Entry is FREE. Registrations are essential.

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Kids Big Carnival
Wanneroo Showground, Wanneroo.
Friday, 20 April to Sunday, 22 April.

Get ready because the Kids Big Carnival is coming to Wanneroo Showgrounds under a massive big top! A huge fun-filled event with unlimited kids rides and non-stop kids entertainment all day.

Pay one entry fee and you ride for free! See website for more details.

Tickets are essential to avoid disappointment.

The kids big carnival

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Inglewood Town Square Open Day
Inglewood Town Square, 895 Beaufort Street, Inglewood.
Friday, 20 April, 10am to 2pm.

Visit the Inglewood Town Square and discover what is on offer at this exciting Open Day! This FREE event will include a teddy bears picnic, storytime, giant games, a local historic photographic exhibition, food stalls and more.

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Luau Party
Xtreme Ice Arena, 15 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka.
Friday, 20th April, 7.30pm to 10pm.

 

It’s time to grab out your old Hawaiian shirt and a grass skirt, and make your way down for a skate!

DJ, games with prizes and giveaways on the night. Book your tickets online in advance.

Luau Party

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The City of Stirling Kids Kerfuffle
Rickman Delawney Reserve, Balcatta.
Saturday, 21 April, 9.00am to 1.30pm.

The City of Stirling’s Kids Kerfuffle is back these April school holidays, transforming Rickman Delawney Reserve into the ultimate kids obstacle course and free family day out.

Kids aged 6 to 12 years can climb, jump, crawl, slide and run to their hearts content. There will be slip and slides, monkey bars, tyre runs, climbing walls, inflatables and more for challenge and entertain little adventures. Kids will have a blast with 30 minutes to go nuts on the course and can do the obstacle course as many times as they want for only $10.

In addition, there will be free performers, hands-on art and craft, music shows, bubbles, games, activities for kids under 6, food and more.

Booking for the obstacle course are essential, with tickets on sale from Monday, 19th March.

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City of Wanneroo Youth Market & Community Event
Saturday, 21 April, 10am to 2pm.
Girrawheen Hub, 11 Patrick Court, Girrawheen.

The City of Wanneroo are organising a Youth and Community Market Event, in collaboration with a group of 12 to 25 year old young people!

There will be an array of market stalls, manned by young people aged 13 to 25 years, an array of local performers, some eating options for the whole family as well as some interactive activities and displays.

Youth and Community Market

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Creating Cockatoo Friendly Places
Bibra Lake Community Centre, 132 Parkway Road, Bibra Lake.
Saturday, 21 April, 9am to 11am.

You are invited to join a workshop on the endangered Carnaby’s Cockatoo and learn the actions you can take to protect them in your very own backyard.

Dr Christine Groom will share stories of her time studying these charismatic birds and the results of her ground-breaking research.

You will be guided through a day in the life of an urban cockatoo, discovering its foraging, drinking, roosting and commuting preferences around the urban area.

The information shared will help you to create cockatoo-friendly spaces around your garden and local area.

This is a FREE event but bookings are essential. Free giveaways include cockatoo food plants.

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Building Resilient Families
Success Public Library, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success.
Saturday, 21 April, 10am to 11.30am.

With mental health issues on the rise, it is important parents and families are given the knowledge and tools to recognize if their child is experiencing mental health problems, what to do about it and how to raise resilient children.

This 90 minute workshop for parents highlights:

• What mental health and mental conditions are
• What mental health conditions look like in children and adults
• COPMI (Children of Parents with a Mental Illness)
• Factors that increase the chance of developing a mental illness
• Discussion and tips on raising resilient children
• Where to get help

This is a FREE event presented by Helpful Minds. Registration is essential.

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Illuminate Festival – Djoondal Djoomba
Coogee Beach, 20 Poore Grove, Munster.
Saturday, 21 April, 12pm to 4pm.

Come down to Coogee Beach and celebrate WA Youth Week at the Illuminate Festival – Djoondal Djoomba. The event is organized by young people for young people and will feature creative workshops, beach volleyball, 3 on 3 streetball, info stalls and food trucks.

This event is presented in partnership with Coogoo Beach Surf Lifesaving Club and Alcoa.

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Teen Scene – Forensic Facial Reconstruction
Armadale Library, Orchard Avenue, Armadale.
Monday, 23 April, 1pm to 4pm.

Forensic Science is a very popular subject and the basics can be fun and exciting to learn.

Discover facial reconstruction techniques and reconstruct your own face from the skull upwards in this FREE workshop suitable for 12 to 18 year olds.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

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Anzac Albany Festival
From 24 April to 25 April
National Anzac Centre, 67 Forts Road, Albany

Join us to commemorate and celebrate the Anzac Albany Festival on 24 and 25 April.

The Anzac Albany Festival will be a free event welcoming locals and visitors to WW1 Australian themed activities, live music and live screening of the Anzac Albany Dawn Service.

Close collaboration with RSL will provide an expanded program of events across the community in addition to the traditional RSL Anzac Day commemorative events.

Tuesday, April 24 3pm – 6pm
• WW1 Australian themed activities and performances on stage
• Food and beverages available for purchase
• 6pm onwards closed to public, ticket holders to Convoy Campout only

Wednesday, April 25 5:30am – 4pm
• Anzac Albany Dawn Service Live Screening
• WW1 Australian themed activities and performances on stage
• Poppy Memorial Field & Remembrance

Convoy Campout
Following on from the Anzac Albany Festival grab your swag or tent and join us for the exclusive Convoy Campout within the ground surrounding the National Anzac Centre for a unique Dawn Service experience.

Find out more or purchase tickets for the Convoy Campout here: https://anzacalbany.com.au/convoy-campout/

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Native ARC Wonderful Waterbirds
Native ARC, 172 Hope Road, Bibra Lake.
Tuesday, 24 April, 10am to 12pm.

Does your family love nature and caring for wildlife? Join Native ARC these school holidays for an exciting wildlife and nature based activity!

Learn about the waterbirds that live in the Beeliar Wetlands with a visit and walk to Bibra Lake. Get up close when you tour Native ARC’s waterbird enclosures and then create your own colourful waterbird to take home. How many species of waterbird to you think use Bibra Lake? Prize up for grabs!

Suitable for 5-12 year olds.

Tickets cost $5. Registrations are essential.

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Kids Camera Club CITY Workshop (Ages 6 to 10)
Forrest Place (next to the green sculpture), Perth.
Thursday, 26 April, 10am to 12pm.

Photography is a great art form to introduce to children; it isn’t messy, fantastic results can be achieved from day one, and the results will be treasured for years to come.

Join the Children’s Museum of Western Australia for their Kids Camera Club Workshop which will teach your children how to master Camera settings, creatively engage with subjects and play with lighting and composition.

This time they are stepping away from nature and embarking on an urban adventure!

Starting at the green sculpture in Forrest Place, the guided workshop will wind its way through some amazing laneways, down the Terrace and to Elizabeth Quay, taking photos of old and new landmarks, people, murals and unexpected things along the way! A safe way to introduce children to the wonders the city holds.

Bookings are essential! See the Facebook event for further details.

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Kids Camera Club CITY Workshop (Ages 8 to 12)
Forrest Place (next to the green sculpture), Perth.
Thursday, 26 April, 12.30pm to 2.30pm.

Photography is a great art form to introduce to children; it isn’t messy, fantastic results can be achieved from day one, and the results will be treasured for years to come.

Join the Children’s Museum of Western Australia for their Kids Camera Club Workshop which will teach your children how to master Camera settings, creatively engage with subjects and play with lighting and composition.

This time they are stepping away from nature and embarking on an urban adventure!

Starting at the green sculpture in Forrest Place, the guided workshop will wind its way through some amazing laneways, down the Terrace and to Elizabeth Quay, taking photos of old and new landmarks, people, murals and unexpected things along the way! A safe way to introduce children to the wonders the city holds.

Bookings are essential! See the Facebook event for further details.

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Cubby Town 2
Yanchep National Park, corner Indian Ocean Drive and Yanchep Beach Road, Yanchep.
Saturday, 28 April, 10am to 3pm.

Join Nature Play WA, at beautiful Yanchep National Park for Cubby Town 2!

Cubby Town will provide a wonderful opportunity for families to spend time together in nature. Build cubbies and forts, play in mud kitchens, create nature crafts and explore Yanchep National Park through an interactive scavenger hunt.

Bookings are essential!

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Skateboarding Clinic and Competition
Laurie Stanford Reserve, Cavender Street, Singleton.
Saturday, 28 April, 10am to 3pm.

Learn some new tricks with the Skateboarding WA crew from 10am to 12pm.

Competition kicks off from 11am to 4pm. From beginner to advanced, all competitors are welcome. Registration available on the day.

Food and drinks will be available to purchase.

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Thai Food Fair In The Park
Birdwood Square, corner Bulwer and Beaufort Streets, Perth.
Sunday, 29 April, 10.30am to 2.30pm.

Bring your family and friends along to enjoy a variety Thai food from different parts of Thailand.

Enjoy heaps of entertainment such as Thai dancing, Thai boxing demonstrations, Zumba for all, children’s rides, paper arts and crafts.

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MEGA Baby & Kids Expo
HBF Arena, Kennedya Drive, Joondalup.
Sunday, 29 April, 11am to 4pm.

Join Linsey’s Community Events for their inaugural MEGA Baby & Kids Expo at HBF Arena, Joondalup.

This FREE entry event will bring you a wide variety of pregnancy, baby and kids related businesses all under one roof along with live entertainment throughout and more.

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