Family Friendly Events for April

Easter and school holidays are not far off! We’re well into Autumn now. We should have cooler weather for getting out and about and there are Easter celebrations are just around the corner. If you’re looking for family-friendly events and activities for the month of April, then Buggybuddys has you covered! Check out our list of fun events around Perth including live performances, sports events, Easter fun and more for the whole family.

 

City of Cockburn – Muddy Gully

Wednesday, 3 April, 9.30am to 11.30am
Manning Park, 61 Azelia Road, Spearwood

**Sustainable Living Series 2019**
Booking essential – $5 per child – parents are free

Encourage your child to engage their senses, express their creativity and connect with the earth. Muddy Gully is a hands-on, tactile play opportunity bringing four different experiences, including:
• Artistic clay exploration with natural materials
• ‘Mud pit’ for sensory experiences (including a clean-up station)
• Face painting with natural clay and minerals (ochre)
• Water play with goblets, bowls, jugs and tools to mix ‘potions’

Morning tea provided.
Please wear closed in walking shoes, bring hat, spare pair of clothes, water bottle plus any other child requirements. Suitable for children aged 18 months – 4 years, but children aged 1–5 years are most welcome to attend.

Please note: this program has the potential to be a very messy (…but fun!) experience.

https://www.facebook.com/events/788547804830137/

City of Fremantle – Fremantle Skateboarding After School

Thursday, 4 April, 4pm to 6pm
Esplanade Reserve, Marine Terrace, Fremantle

The City of Fremantle in partnership with Skateboarding WA are running a month full of skateboarding after school. Suitable for those who are wanting to try skateboarding for their first time or continue on with participation, beginners and intermediate levels. The basic skills of skateboarding are provided as well as reinforcement for those who may have already participated in these events. Young people aged 5+ are welcome and skateboards and helmets are available if needed.

https://www.facebook.com/events/249850462622505

ART TRA Light Festival 2019

Friday, 5 April to Sunday, 7 March, 5pm to 9pm
Claremont Park, Bay View Terrace, Claremont

ARTTRA Light Festival will transform Claremont Park into an interactive outdoor gallery for three spectacular nights this April.

Light up your night with an illuminating stroll through Claremont Park as you soak up the glow of the original light installations.

• 15 original light themed installations created by Western Australian artists
• A special light installation created by Freshwater Bay Primary School
• Roving entertainment with a special performance every night at 8pm
• Delightfully delicious food stalls

This is a free event for the whole community.

https://www.facebook.com/events/249726732572268

2019 Joondalup Festival

Friday, 5 April to Sunday, 7 March
Central Park, Joondalup

One of WA’s leading arts festivals, Joondalup Festival is known for its ambitious and daring program, drawing some of the most innovative artists and performers from Australia and around the world.

Enjoy three fun-packed days of live entertainment and alfresco eating and drinking at Joondalup Festival.

Featuring oversized and interactive art installations, circus, music, comedy, children’s shows and more, there is something to tickle everyone’s fancy.

For programming details visit https://www.joondalup.wa.gov.au/kb/resident/joondalup-festival-2019

Baldivis Parks Lanterns Markets EASTER

Friday, 5 April, 7pm to 8pm
Baldivis Parks, Corner Daintree Street & Baldivis Road, Baldivis

Bring your picnic blanket, family & friends along to an eggs-cellent night out at Baldivis Parks Estate!

ENJOY live music from local performers
TASTE cuisines from around the world
BROWSE handmade & unique market stalls
CHALLENGE yourself to a game of chess
MEET the Easter Bunny & Alice

There will also be a face painting & seating areas.

All happening Friday 5 April from 5pm to 8pm at Baldivis Parks playground 🦋

https://www.facebook.com/events/757255544667884/

Stoked Festival 2019

Saturday, 6 April, 12pm to 9pm
Railway Square, Foundry Road, Midland

The City of Swan presents: Stoked!

Forged through fire and shaped in steel, the Midland Railway Workshops were the heartbeat of the Midland community for over 80 years.

The hours were long and the toil was tough. But the searing heat and buckets of sweat gave rise to soaring human spirit: endless pranks, lifelong friendships, iron-tight comradery and urban legends that just keep growing.

Quarter of a century since tools were downed for the final time, we’re saluting this epic era with Stoked – an interactive, immersive festival that pays homage to the legacy of the workshops with a visionary interpretation of life in the yards.

Part contemporary nod, part artistic tribute, and with a bit of sensory candy for all ages, Stoked will bring Railway Square alive with an awe-inspiring line-up of eats, sights and sounds.

A steampunk aerial extravaganza by Kinetica, featuring extraordinary acrobatic feats paying homage to fire and metal, will leave your jaw on the floor, while sparks will fly during a fiery demo of modern-day metalwork by Martin Jaine Sculptures.

Living statues will depict Railway Workshop scenes from the past, a blacksmithing workshop will be in full glow and the Movida Estate Canteen and Bar will bring to life the glory days of the beloved Midland Railway Workshops eatery. Innovative takes on old classics and an inventive selection of cocktails and refreshments will be served up by Crafted Events WA, Locale Kitchen, Curb Your Hunger, Smokies Barbecue, BOBBY J’s gelato and Midland favourites Syd & Phyllis.

A fire-filled finale will go off with a bang, with thrilling fire twirlers Dangerous Delights, a gob-smacking pyro display and more.

History buffs will love journeying deep into the workshops to view magnificent machines on show with perfectly preserved engines from across the years lovingly showcased by the Machinery Preservation Society and the Vintage Car Club.

There will be plenty of chill nooks for those who just want to kick back and take in the atmosphere, too.

Your ears will be treated to tunes galore from the Midland Gate Main Stage, with vintage vibes from the Jessie Gordon quintet, chilled beats by local rising stars The Hunting Birds and Junkadelic Brass Band bringing their big band sound to life with a vintage machinery percussion section.

The young (and young at heart) can feel the wind through their hair on the Runaway Train ride and kids corner, or you can snap a vintage family photo in our photobooth.

Plenty more action will be jam-packed into the day. Jump on the rail (the 2019 version, that is!) and join us for Stoked on April 6 at Railway Square.

A free shuttle bus will be running from Midland Trail Station and back all day, and there will be limited free parking onsite.

Stoked is proudly supported by Midland Gate and Movida Estate and MRA.

More information at www.stokedfestival.com.au

Subiaco Street Party 2019

Saturday, 6 April, 2pm to 9pm
Corner Rokeby Road & Hay Street, Subiaco

Take a trip around the world!

Subiaco’s biggest community event returns on Saturday, 6th April 2019, with the theme ‘Around the World’, celebrating four distinct zones from around the globe.

Check in with our concierge to be provided with a special event passport for exploring new experiences across four themed zones, including the Americas, Mediterranean, Asia and Down Under. A journey that includes pop up bars, food trucks, music, dance, performances, interactive workshops and kids activities.

Performance acts and entertainers will be announced in the coming weeks, adding to an already stellar line-up, including:

🍜 Asia & the Orient – Yaolin Kung Fu Lion Dance and the Taiko On Japanese Drumming
💃🏼 Mediterranean – Nikki and Antonietta and the Commedia Academy
🌵 The Americas – Juan Rando Dance Studio and the Kitty Cowgirls
🌭 Down Under – Richard Walley and Joel Davis.

This year’s Subiaco Street Party is presented by SUBIaction and See Subiaco, supported by City of Subiaco and Powered by Synergy. The Street Party is pet friendly, care of charity partners Dogs’ Refuge Home of WA and Cat Haven WA.

https://www.facebook.com/events/796992207323166/

Aveley Community Festival 2019

Saturday, 6 April, 10am to 3pm
Aveley Central Park, Egerton Drive, Aveley

An amazing community event, Aveley Community Festival promises to be more exciting than ever!
Market Stalls, Community Stalls, Arts/ Culture & Environmental Displays/Activities and workshops!
Rides, Live Stage Performances and more!

https://www.facebook.com/events/776640196039377/

Cockburn Cultural Fair

Saturday, 6 April, 1pm to 6pm
Harmony Oval, Harmony Avenue, Atwell

Bring the whole family along and be inspired by the diversity of cultures and foods right here in Cockburn.

This year’s fair includes cultural dancers, Aramis Multicultural Band and Taiko Japanese drums.

The final of Cockburn’s Got Talent will also feature at this event along with other live entertainment, plus live cooking demo by local celeb!

Food and drinks available to purchase, plenty of parking. Check out website closer to the time for more information.

https://www.facebook.com/events/833506650323487/

Spring Road Kindy Open Day

Saturday, 6 April, 10am to 1pm
Spring Road Community Kindergarten, 1 Spring Road, Kalamunda

Looking for a Government-funded kindy that prioritises PLAY? Come and explore our wonderful, light-filled kindy space, our spacious nature play garden, and meet our amazing, Education Department-appointed kindy teacher! Enrolments for 2020 accepted on the day. Out-of-area enrolments are accepted.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1188466678001092/

Soul Festival 2019

Saturday, 6 April to Sunday, 7 April
South Beach, Fremantle

Soul Fest lands at South Beach Fremantle for an enlightening weekend of live music, yoga and consciousness. Your day or weekend pass provides full access to all sessions on our two stages, including a huge variety of yoga, dance and movement, meditation and sound healing. Bring the whole family to enjoy our kids yoga and circus play! Book your tickets now!

Book your tickets ONLINE!
https://soulfestival.com.au/tickets
DAY PASS, WEEKEND PASS, KIDS PASS, FAMILY VALUE PASS, VIP SOUL PASS

2019 Lineup
https://soulfestival.com.au/lineup

All workshops and activities on the main stage are included in your pass to Soul Fest! Enjoy LIVE MUSIC, YOGA and MEDITATION, soul WORKSHOPS and TALKS, HEALING and NATURAL THERAPY, ECSTATIC DANCE and FLOW, healthy and delicious FOOD and DRINKS, MARKETS and CRAFTS – all at Fremantle’s iconic South Beach.

Free PASS-OUTS allow you to come and go from Soul Fest as you like. Enjoy the beach, the cafes and our beautiful Freo life!

We feel so lucky to offer the first festival of this kind in Fremantle for our special community. Watch this space for updates of who is who is the Soul Fest zoo and what exciting activities we have planned for you!

SOUL FEST MARKET
We have limited space for markets stalls! We’re accepting expressions of interest from food and drink, therapy and healing, dreadlocks, face painting and henna, hand-made arts and crafts.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2334237270139508/

City of Bayswater – Autumn River Festival

Saturday, 6 April, 2pm to 7pm
Bayswater Riverside Gardens, Milne Street, Bayswater

Autumn River Festival is a celebration of our connection with the Swan River. Enjoy market stalls, children’s entertainment, music and food trucks at the picturesque Riverside Gardens.

Limited parking will be available via Milne Street. The City encourages you to walk, ride or catch public transport to the event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/250272322583712/

Progress Street Party

Sunday, 7 April, 1pm to 7pm
Progress Street, Morley

Come and join us in a celebration of Morley’s multicultural community at the Progress Street Party on Sunday 7 April 2019 from 1.00pm – 7.00pm, on Progress Street Morley.

The Progress Street Party will be highlighting Morley’s dominant cultures being Indian, Italian, Vietnamese, Polish, Filipino, Chinese and English.

All who attend will feel like they’re being taken on a journey through these countries, with the various smells, sounds and tastes, causing a sensory overload. Food trucks, cultural activities and performances, kid’s zone, main stage and roaming entertainment, this street party will cater to adults and children and have a unique twist.

Come along dressed in the traditional dress of the above cultures (Indian, Italian, Vietnamese, Polish and Filipino) and participate in a competition of best dressed, where there will be prizes to be won.

The Progress Street Party is family and pet friendly. This event has currently secured sponsorship from the City of Bayswater and Bendigo Community Bank and will be run by VCM Perth Events. Any new sponsors will be announced soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/336927210484806/

Pets at the Park

Sunday, 7 April, 8am to 12pm
John Leckie Pavillion, Corner Melvista Avenue & Stone Road, Nedlands

A fun day for you and your pets. Pet Show with Prizes, dog demonstrations, free veterinary advice, various pet supply stalls, activities for children and much more. An initiative of PAWS (Pets around the Western Suburbs).

https://www.facebook.com/events/262804604408637/

April Farm Fair @ Eton Farm Education

Sunday, 7 April, 9am to 2pm
145 Summerfield Road, Serpentine

ETON FARM are hosting another farm fair. 🎉 The first one was held in December and was a great success, the atmosphere was relaxed where people enjoyed live music performances and pony rides, a great selection of different home wares and home made goods We hope to bring the same fun and success to the next fair on 7th April 2019.

https://www.facebook.com/events/770588586655899/

Bickley Community Open Day

Sunday, 7 April, 10am to 4pm
Bickley Outdoor Education Camp, Hardinge Road, Orange Grove

Experience a unique piece of the outdoors right on your doorstep at the free Bickley Outdoor Recreation Camp Community Open Day. Come and challenge yourself and try activities such as canoeing, vertical challenge, catapults and reptile education for free. A selection of delicious food and drinks will be available to purchase or pack a picnic and sit back and enjoy the beautiful bush surrounds.

The event is suitable for all ages. We have certain activities such as canoing that is suitable for around 3 years old and up, and climbing which is suitable for around 5 year olds. We have an art tent, cubby land and giant games which are suitable for the little ones!

See the Facebook event post for more details.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2279949048942953/

John Forrest Railway Walk

Sunday, 7 April, 8.30am to 11.30am
Pechey Road, Swan View

Join Us for a Sunday Morning Walk, we will meet in the car park at Pechey Road just off Morrison Road in Swan View at 8.30am for an 8.45am sharp start. We will walk to Hovea Falls and then back through the railway tunnel on the way back. Some of the ladies were discussing car pooling. Open to all social, friendly walkers and runners, everyone walks at their own pace our walks go for approx 1.5hrs

https://www.facebook.com/events/602216343525681/

Legs Out for Lymphoma – Perth

Sunday, 7 April, 8am to 12pm
South Perth Foreshore, Sir James Mitchell Park, Coode Street, South Perth

Perth – we are excited to be coming back and invite you to get your Legs Out with us!

Sign up now and help provide support to children and adults with lymphoma cancer.

Get your family, friends and colleagues together and join us on Sunday 7 April from 9am.
It’s FREE to sign up!

The walk is approx. 5km and commences at 10am.
The event village (next to the carpark and kids park) will have entertainment, merchandise, food and drinks, prizes and giveaways.

2 steps:
1. REGISTER to take part as an individual or team:
http://www.lymphoma.org.au/page/1179/lofl-registration

2. FUNDRAISE by setting up your own page here and sharing far and wide:
http://legsoutlymphoma.gofundraise.com.au/

Come and join us to raise awareness and raise funds for specialist Lymphoma Care Nurses. By participating in one of our national walks, you will help us place specialist Lymphoma Care Nurses around the country, who will help to take the fear out of a lymphoma diagnosis.

{Dogs on leads are welcome! }

https://www.facebook.com/events/1010198625833654/

Mums ‘n’ Bubs Hike

Wednesday, 10 April, 9am to 10.30am
Manning Park, 61 Azelia Road, Spearwood

**Sustainable Living Series 2019**
Booking essential – $5 for mum and bub

Strap on your baby carrier or get the pram ready to explore Manning Park with new mums. Enjoy a guided trek learning about the natural beauty of Manning Park and the Davilak uplands, while connecting with your baby and other mums. An adventurous hike with barrier in carrier, plus pram-friendly hike options available.

Morning tea provided.
Please wear closed in walking shoes, bring hat, water bottle plus any baby requirements.

https://www.facebook.com/events/208356743449465/

2019 Perth Garden Festival presented by Kleenheat

Thursday, 11 April to Sunday, 14 April
McCallum Park, Garland Street, Victoria Park

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

Bursting with colour, the Perth Garden Festival presented by Kleenheat delights visitors with inspirational landscape show gardens, plant sales, a daily seminar program on the Richgro Stage featuring some of Perth’s best horticultural experts, Kleenheat Outdoor Kitchen, as well as a free children education area including a variety of hands on workshops and activities thanks to Healthway Go For 2 & 5.

We hope to see you all there from Thursday the 11th of April to Sunday the 14th of April 2019.

https://www.facebook.com/events/376539499793398/

 

City of Rockingham – Girls Only Scooter Clinic

Friday, 12 April, 4pm to 6pm
Singleton Skatepark, Laurie Stanford Reserve, Cavender Street, Singleton

It’s your turn again ladies! Join the crew from Ruckus Scooters for an afternoon of expert coaching.

For young women aged 4+ who ride at all skill levels. Registrations will be taken on the day. BYO scooter and safety equipment. * Free Event *

For more information contact the City via [email protected] or call 9528 0333.

https://www.facebook.com/events/280166006210065/

Revealed: Aboriginal Art Market

Saturday, 13 April, 10am to 5pm
Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Road, Fremantle

The Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market has quickly become one of the must-attend events on the Perth art calendar. This is the only day of the year that Perth art lovers can buy original, affordable works by Aboriginal artists from all over the state in one place.

The one-day market features stalls from regional Aboriginal art centres and independent Aboriginal artists, with many traveling huge distances from remote parts of WA to take part. Works start from as little as $50 and all profits from sales return to the artists and art centres.

There will be a great range of artworks to browse in the beautiful surrounds of FAC’s Front Garden including paintings, textiles, woven items, artefacts, clothing, ceramics, jewellery and more. Revealed is also an opportunity to meet some of the state’s most talented Aboriginal artists.

Sat 13 Apr | 10am-5pm | Fremantle Arts Centre | Free entry

https://www.facebook.com/events/2480676388826336/

Nexus Toy Fair

Saturday, 13 April, 9am to 12pm
Victoria Park Leisure Centres – AquaLife & LeisureLife, 34 Kent Street, East Victoria Park

The Nexus Toy & Collectors Fair is a quarterly event for people of all ages! If you are interested in action figures, cards, comics, toys, Sci Fi, Star Wars, Star Trek, Disney, Simpsons, posters, film, TV, DVD and more, Nexus Toy & Collectors Fair is by far the premier toy fair event in Perth, Western Australia.

This is a buyers’ paradise! Doors open at 9am and chances are if you are looking for an item either for your collection or a rare gift for someone then you will most likely find it here! Plus prices tend to be way cheaper than retail! What’s also great is there will always be different sellers at these quarterly fairs, which means there will always be new bargains to be found each and every time!

Plus plenty of free parking for everyone!

Park Recreation Centre
Cnr Kent & Gloucester Street
East Victoria Park
9am – 12.00 noon
$2.00 entry – Children under 8 Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/514813242260811

Buddha’s Birthday and Multicultural Festival 2019

Saturday, 13 April to Sunday, 14 April
Supreme Court Gardens, Barrack Street, Perth

Join us at the Buddha’s Birthday & Multicultural Festival, in celebration of the birth of the Buddha and the wonderful diversity of Australia.

This year we will be at a new venue, the Supreme Court Gardens, with its newly renovated grounds along the Riverside Drive.

The festival will be buzzing with activities during the 2-day event to spread the message of ‘Respect & Tolerance and ‘Faith and Legacy’.
We hope to promote harmonious co-existence among people, and provide visitors an insight into Buddhist teachings and philosophy as a way of life to bring about peace and happiness.

It is a family friendly, smoke-free and alcohol-free event which provides the community and people of all ages an opportunity to see, hear and taste a variety of experiences through ceremonies and rituals, cultural displays and exhibits, vegetarian food and multicultural entertainment.

Entry is FREE and everyone is welcome.

★ WHAT’S ON ★
* Bathing of the Buddha
* Buddha’s Birthday Education Project
* Baby Blessing & Baby Shower Ceremony
* Tai Chi, Meditation & Tea Meditation
* Multi-faith Blessing Ceremony
* Life Story of Sakyamuni Buddha
* Chinese Calligraphy
* Alms Round Procession
* Children’s DIY Art & Craft
* Be Kind Be Vego
* Chinese Lion & Dragon Dance
* Multicultural Performances
* Fireworks Display
* Multicultural Vegetarian Food Fair

★ DETAILS ★
📍 Venue: Supreme Court Gardens, Riverside Drive
📅 Date: Saturday 13th April 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM and Sunday 14th April 2019 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
💲 Cost: Free entry

https://www.facebook.com/events/362972417818446/

City of Bayswater – Have A Go Day

Sunday, 14 April, 10am to 1pm
The Rise, 28 Eighth Avenue, Maylands

Have a Go at a new activity or join a local community club or group!

Featuring cultural, leisure and recreation activities, music, sport, arts, entertainment, food stalls, prizes and much more.

This exciting opportunity is open to everyone in our community.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 9272 0658 or 9272 0609.

https://www.facebook.com/events/244877003101842/

Dare Adventures Family Fun Day – April

Sunday, 14 April, 11am to 3pm
Dare Adventures, 43 Vandals Road, Dwellingup

💥 Why not start the April school holidays off with a bang and let your kids run wild doing some fun, outdoor activities with us! 💥

Flying Fox 🦊
Commando Course 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
Cubby Building 🌳🍂
Archery Tag 🎯
Rockwall 🧗‍♀️🧗‍♂️
$5 Paintball Target Shooting 🔫

We’ll also have a Bouncy Castle there for the little ones!

Lunch & Snacks:
Bring your own packed picnic lunch and chill with the family amongst nature or take advantage of our
$2.50 Sausage Sizzle 🌭
$2 Cool Drinks 🥤
$2 Ice-creams 🍦

Just $20 entry for the kids 🙊
$10 Have A Go – For Parents – Flying Fox & Rockwall
Spectators are FREE

Pre-sale tickets are available via the link on the event 🔖
Eftpos & Cash payments available at the gate 💵💳

https://www.facebook.com/events/296890444329956/

Native Animal Rescue Open Day 2019

Sunday, 14 April, 10am to 3pm
Native Animal Rescue, 170 Camboon Road, Malaga

Come join us on our 3rd Annual Open Day!

Meet some of our amazing native wildlife, enjoy live entertainment, craft and activities, educational talks, food and shopping stalls. It’ll be fun for the whole family!

Tickets for the event can be purchased on the day:
$5 per person
$12 per family (2 adults and 2 children)
Gold coin donation for seniors

Show your support for our native wildlife by visiting us, it’ll be a great opportunity to learn more about our wildlife and how you can protected them!

See you then! 🐨🐦🦅🐍🦉🦎🐸🦂

https://www.facebook.com/events/2256205134660597/

Free Kids Easter Hunt

Monday, 15 April to Saturday, 20 April
Altone Park Shopping Centre, 161 Altone Road, Beechboro

🐰Love a good ol’ Easter Hunt?

🥚Join us at Altone Park Shopping Centre for our Free Kids Easter Hunt on April 15th-20th from 10am-2pm.

🥚Visit the hostess in our centre located near Woolworths to collect your Easter map and let the egg-citement begin!

🥚Follow the map around Altone Park Shopping Centre and get a stamp from each special location. Hand your completed map back to our hostess to receive an Easter treat!

🐰Come down on April 20th from 11am-2pm to say hello to the Easter Bunny, You might just get an Easter treat!

https://www.facebook.com/events/581392872335021

Town of Mosman Park – Learn to Skate Clinic

Monday, 15 April, 1pm to 3pm
Tom Perrott Reserve, McCabe Street, Mosman Park

Open to young people of all ages, Skateboarding WA works with participants individually and as a group to progress, feel comfortable and learn new moves. If you haven’t been along to one of these sessions before, they are a great way to give skateboarding a try or improve existing skills.

• Monday 15 April 2019, 1-3pm — Learn to Skate Clinic

All skateboards and safety equipment are provided and registration forms are available at skateboardingwa.com.au.

For more information please contact the Town’s Community Development Team by email to [email protected] or call 9384 1633.

https://www.facebook.com/events/146592246245672/

City of Vincent – Skateboarding WA Clinics

Monday, 15 April, 6pm to 8pm
Leederville Skate Park, Frame Court, Leederville

100% Skateboarding delivered to you by the WA Skateboarding Community.

Skateboards & helmets provided – suitable for all ages and all skill levels including first time beginners, children, teenagers and adults.

Weather cancellation updates are posted on Skateboarding WA’s Facebook and Instagram accounts 60 minutes before event start time.

To find out more and register your attendance visit www.skateboardingwa.com.au to download a registration form. Participants under 18 require parent/guardian signature on form.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2293094057626517

City of Rockingham – Scooter Clinic

Monday, 14 April, 2pm to 4pm
Singleton Skatepark, Laurie Stanford Reserve, Cavender Street, Singleton

The City will be hosting a Scooter Clinic these school holidays for all young people who want to learn some new tricks and upskill with expert coaching from Ruckus Scooters.

For riders at all skill levels. Registrations will be taken on the day, BYO scooter and safety equipment. * Free Event *

For more information contact the City via [email protected] or call 9528 0333.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2227036314219965/

Jazz for Juniors

Tuesday, 16 April & Wednesday, 17 April
Downstairs at the Maj, 825 Hay Street, Perth

Jazz for Juniors returns for 2019!

Concerts for the little ones that you can’t get enough of. At sell out after sell out performance, Jazz for Juniors has been providing fun filled concerts for under 7 year olds, introducing them to the concepts of jazz music and the instruments our musicians play.

Best of all, after each concert, everyone gets the chance to try out some of our instruments built for small hands.

Jazz for Juniors runs first Tue & Wed of the school holidays – be sure to book soon for this popular event!

Apr 16-17 | Meet the Jazz Orchestra

9.30am & 11.00am sessions
Downstairs at The Maj – His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth
Tickets only from Perth Theatre Trust

https://www.facebook.com/events/1889504131176458/

Gosnells Toy Library Messy Play

Wednesday, 17 April, 10am to 12pm
Gosnells Toy Library, 39 Coops Avenue, Thornlie

Come and join us for a fun filled morning with the team from Messy Moments!

We highly recommend that old clothing is worn by children and accompanying adults for maximum fun!

Join us afterwards for a sausage sizzle, and play with all your favourite toy library toys, including our kids rollercoaster!

Ticket cost:
Non Members $15 (includes 1 adult & 1 child)
Non member $20 (includes 1 adult & 2 children)
Member $10 (includes 1 adult & 1 child)
Members $16 (includes 1 adult & 2 children)

Pre-pay for your sausage sizzle too!

Purchase tickets here.

https://www.facebook.com/events/156816758569905/

City of Bunbury – GrandFamilies Fun Day 2019

Wednesday, 17 April, 9am to 2pm
Bunbury Wildlife Park, Prince Philip Drive, Bunbury

Come and join the fun and celebrate the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren!

Everyone is invited to attend this community event.

Entry is $3 with children under 3 free – please remember this is cash only.

There will be plenty of entertainment and activities on offer including Zumba, festival brass band, train rides, pony rides, face painting, photo booth and much more.

A range of community stalls will also be a part of this exciting event.

Bring a picnic lunch or buy lunch at the Wildside Cafe.

Hope to see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/268584677395919/

Discover Our Fairy Garden

Thursday, 18 April & Friday, 26 April
Currambine Centre Shopping Centre, 1244 Marmion Avenue, Currambine

Fairies are coming to Currambine Central!

They’re moving into the tree in the courtyard outside Red Retro and Mash with some special friends. You’ll be able to stop by and see them from April 15th!

Celebrate their arrival with story readings and face painting from Rock and Toddle

April 18th from 10am- 11.30am
April 26th from 1pm- 2.30pm

Plus, there’ll be some Insta-worthy fairy wings on the wall leading towards the cinema so you can pretend to be a fairy too!

https://www.facebook.com/events/320549298598974

Easter Weekend at Outback Splash

Friday, 19 April to Monday, 22 April, 10am to 5pm
The Maze: Home of Outback Splash, 1635 Neaves Road, Bullsbrook

Plan a family trip to Outback Splash this Easter 🙌

* Kids Activities
* Prizes 🏆🎟
* Major 🍫 Chocolate Prize Giveaway from Whistlers Chocolate Co Swan Valley

PLUS on Easter Sunday (April 21st)
MEET THE EASTER BUNNY 🐰
and don’t miss his Chicken Dance Competition 🐥

https://www.facebook.com/events/566673847172645

Easter Egg Hunt at The Island

Friday, 19 April, 11.30am to 12.30pm
The Island, Elizabeth Quay, Perth

Bring the kids to the Elizabeth Quay pirate playground to search for treasure… chocolate treasure! The Island has managed to contact the big bunny himself and he will be visiting Elizabeth Quay to hide eggs for chocolate loving kids to find!

Meet the Easter Bunny, enter our Easter colouring in competition AND eat whatever chocolate you can find! Parents -our pizza oven will be on, so relax, enjoy the view and stay for lunch if you’d like to encourage a balanced diet!

https://www.facebook.com/events/843349522682627/

Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival 2019

Saturday, 20 April, 10am to 4pm
Dwellingup Primary School, 10 Newton Street, Dwellingup

Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival is THE place to bring your family for an awesome day out this Easter Saturday!

See some amazing GIANT pumpkins! A new record was made in 2018, can’t wait to see what the growers bring to the 2019 Grand Weigh Off! As well as the amazing pumpkins, there will be plenty of other weird and wonderful produce to check out with categories such as largest, smallest and oddest shape to win. One category in particular that is in hot contention with over 50 schools registered for the School Grown Category.

Keep the kids happy and occupied with FREE entertainment such as the always fun Circus Challenge under the big top and Radical Reptiles interactive experience and roving entertainment from Stunning Stilters. There will be live music aplenty as well! Face painting, bouncy castle, petting zoo, pony rides, mini golf, giant chess and MORE is available by gold coin donation so save up your pocket money kids! The Laser Tag arena is back by popular demand also.

Indulge with food vans serving up both delicious lunches and sweet treats. Visit the P&C Pumpkin Cafe for yummy pumpkin soup and pumpkin scones, sausage sizzle and burgers. Pop in early for bbq’d bacon & egg burgers for breakie!

Don’t forget multiple entrances make it easy to enter the Festival with your gold coin donation and please do check out the many raffles and silent auctions available on the day with thanks to our amazing sponsors and donors.

There really is so much more to see and do, we can’t wait to share another amazing family friendly fun day at Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival with you all! There will be plenty more exciting updates leading up to our event so keep your eyes peeled on our Facebook Page!

https://www.facebook.com/events/447175399152147/

Mandurah Rotary Duck Race

Saturday, 20 April, 10am to 4pm
Eastern Mandurah Foreshore, Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah

TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST! PURCHASE YOUR $5 TICKET TO THE WORLD FAMOUS DUCK RACE 2019 HERE:
www.mandurahrotaryduckrace.org.au

The combined Rotary Clubs of Mandurah will be holding the annual Mandurah Rotary Duck Race and Family Fun Day on Easter Saturday 20 April 2019.

This community event is hosted by Rotary and is a low cost no entry fee event for the entire community which is held on the Eastern Foreshore of Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah.

Money raised by the Mandurah Rotary Duck Race and Family Fun Day will be used to support local Surf Lifesaving and Family and People in Mandurah Who are Doing it Tough.

The event delivers live local entertainment all day promoting local singers, bands and dancers on the main stage.

THE WORLD CLASS DUCK RACES, WIN AMAZING PRIZES!

We hold two world class Duck Races: The first race will be the $50 Corporate Duck Race followed by the $5 Duck Race.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2011853192185723/

 

Phoenix Kids Easter Fun

Sunday, 21 April, 10am to 2pm
Phoenix Shopping Centre, 254 Rockingham Road, Spearwood

🐰Join in the egg-citement this Easter at Phoenix Shopping Centre.

🥚On Sunday, April 21st bring your little ones to the centre for our FREE Kids Easter Fun!

🥚From 11 am – 2pm participate in an Easter Basket Workshop located in our Kids Fun area near Jesters. No need to book, first in best dressed.

🥚Stick around to say hello to the Easter Bunny from 11am – 2pm and receive an Easter treat! We can’t wait to see you!

https://www.facebook.com/events/657300024688282/

Room on the Broom – Live in Perth!

Tuesday, 23 April to Sunday, 28 April
State Theatre of Western Australia, 174 William Street, Perth

CDP presents Tall Stories’ production of
ROOM ON THE BROOM
adapted from the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children’s books.

How the cat purred and how the witch grinned,
As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind…

The witch and her cat are flying happily on their broomstick – until a stormy wind blows away the witch’s hat, bow and wand.

A helpful dog, bird and frog find the witch’s lost things, and they all hop on the broom for a ride. But this broomstick’s not meant for five and – CRACK – the broom snaps in two!

When a hungry dragon appears, who will save the poor witch? And will there ever be room on the broom for everyone?

After a sell-out 2017 tour, the team behind The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child return with songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up – and their grown-ups…

https://www.facebook.com/events/2038826339541702/

 

Billionaire Boy – Live in Perth!

Wednesday, 24 April to Saturday, 27 April
State Theatre of Western Australia, 174 William Street, Perth

CDP Kids presents
Billionaire Boy
a play by Maryam Master
based on the book by David Walliams

Twelve year old Joe has everything a boy could ever want, from a golden underwater Ferrari to his very own cinema. Joe and his Dad have more money than you could imagine, but what Joe really needs is a friend. When Joe arrives at his new school, life really gets tough. Facing the school bully, his Dad’s new girlfriend and the world’s worst school canteen, Joe is about to learn that money might buy you a lot in Raj’s shop, but it can’t buy you everything.

David Walliams’ best-selling book comes to life on stage for 6-12 year olds – and their adults! Don’t miss this original Australian adaptation as the team behind Mr Stink and The 13-, 26-, 52- and 78-Storey Treehouses live on stage return with songs, laughs and yes, that cat sick and sweet potato mash from the canteen…

https://www.facebook.com/events/926412717564695

ANZAC Day River Run 2019

Thursday, 25 April, 8.30am to 12.30pm
Tompkins Park, Canning Highway, Alfred Cove

The Fitness Results ANZAC Day River Run is back at 8:30 am on the 25th of April. It’s going to be a fun day, and know you’re running for good with a portion of the proceeds going to the Fremantle Foundation.

You’ll also get a limited edition River Run T-Shirt, as well as a trophy for the overall winner, top 3 male and female (8km) contestants, top 3 boy and girls under 13 will each receive a medal (4km), and every kid will receive a certificate.

Adult, child and family registrations are available online and are available to purchase now!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2248789452035642/

Fairbridge Festival 2019

Friday, 26 April to Sunday, 28 April, 10am to 10pm
Fairbridge Village, Fairbridge Road, Pinjarra

Break away and relish three days of folk, world and roots music, arts, entertainment and camping in idyllic surrounds.

Only an hour from Perth, WA’s favourite family-friendly camping festival is back for 2019, with an incredible handcrafted program of over 100 acts you’ll never forget.

This year, Fairbridge Festival will take you on a journey of the new and the familiar, from overseas to your home turf, with breathtaking musical performances spanning folk, world, blues and roots!

The festival kicks off with performances from the beloved Gina Williams & Guy Ghouse (WA), Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana (IT), Rory McLeod (UK) and the spectacular Flats And Sharps (UK).

Mick Thomas and the Roving Commission (VIC) returns to give you a good dose of contemporary folk. There’s a heap of Fairbridge Festival first-timers coming from across the sea, such as the hugely popular Mànran (SCT) and the powerful The Anti Trio (GER).

Closer to home Big Cry, Grace Barbé Afro Kreol, Demon Days and New Nausea are just a taste of the local talent they have in-store for you.

It’s not all about the music at Fairbridge Festival. Once again, there’s extraordinary youth and children’s programs, dance program, workshops for all ages, market and food stalls, a street parade, plus so much more.

Day, night, weekend, camping and non-camping tickets available, room for your RV or caravan, Cosy Camping and Glamping tents already set up, or space for you to put up your own.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city, and enjoy the magic of Fairbridge Festival.

Booking your tickets here.

https://www.facebook.com/events/266347330894412

City of Stirling – Beatball

Friday, 26 April, 5.30pm to 8pm
Herb Graham Recreation Centre, 38 Ashby Crescent, Mirrabooka

Beats, basketball and free pizza – sound like a good combo to you?

Get some mates together and head on down to Stirling Leisure Centres – Herb Graham – Mirrabooka for a 3 vs. 3 basketball competition!

Friday 26 April – Youth Week

Suitable for ages 6-14. Registrations open at 5.30pm, games kick off at 6.30pm. Call (08) 9205 7320 for more information.

This event is proudly presented by the City of Stirling, Nyoongar Wellbeing & Sports, Edmund Rice Centre WA and Western Australia Police Force.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1170471813107255

100th Annual Harvey Show

Saturday, 27 April, 9am to 8pm
Harvey Recreational and Cultural Centre, Young Street, Harvey

2019 will see the Harvey Agricultural Society and community celebrate 100 years of the Harvey Show. It’s going to be a great one day show celebrating not only all the farming activities of today but provide a glimpse into the past as well.
More info available at https://www.harveyshow.com.au/

https://www.facebook.com/events/220957555447677/

City of Stirling – Jazz in the Park

Sunday, 28 April, 1pm to 4pm
Yokine Reserve, 100 Wordsworth Avenue, Yokine

Bring the family and a picnic and enjoy some FREE live music in the beautiful parkland at Yokine Reserve. Coffee van on site and a playground nearby for the littlies!

Upcoming performers:
Sunday 28 April – TBC

Jazz in the Park is located adjacent to the Coolbina Sporting Club Clubrooms with access from the Worsdworth Avenue carpark.

This event is run by the Jazz Club of WA and is proudly supported by the City of Stirling.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1505388386259297

The Kids Big Carnival

Saturday, 27 April & Sunday, 28 April, 8.45am to 5pm
Wanneroo Showgrounds, Corner Wanneroo Road & Ariti Avenue, Wanneroo

Get ready for a Fun-Filled April School Holidays at the Kids Big Carnival!

General release online DISCOUNT Tickets ON SALE NOW!

Come and join in the FUN at the Kids Big Carnival
Wanneroo Showgrounds, Ariti Ave Wanneroo
Choose a session:
Saturday, 27th April & Sunday, 28th April
MORNING SESSION 8:45am – 12:30pm
AFTERNOON SESSION 1:15pm – 5pm

Entry price includes:
FREE UNLIMITED ACCESS TO dodgem cars, amusement rides the WHOLE family can enjoy, face painting, FREE fairy floss, free professional photo’s, dinkum dinosaur park, animal farm, roving performers, dinosaur encounters PLUS announcing our headline stage show PJ MASKS.

Tickets to each session are strictly limited so be quick and book NOW!

https://www.facebook.com/events/325636381411058

Bullsbrook Country Fair 2019

Sunday, 28 April, 10am to 3pm
Great Northern Highway, Bullsbrook

Join us for a free family event packed with over 100 market stalls, local artists, and entertainment for the whole family including
• Aerial display by RAAF
• Animal farm / Pony rides
• Climbing wall
• Silent disco
• Face painting
• Bouncy castles
• Bullsbrook museum vintage tractor display
• Car show
Plus lots more…

There will also be lots of food and live music 🍔🍦🎶

Visit the Facebook page for more information.

No pets please.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1327443314047456/

Samhain Markets

Sunday, 28 April, 9.30am to 5pm
Canning Town Hall, Corner Albany Highway & George Street, Cannington

The Samhain Markets are a public event with a magical spin. Lots of stalls, tarot readers, healers, food vans, lectures and the magickal showbag. We are a family friendly event and open to the general public. Come dressed in your witchey best to win a prize.

https://www.facebook.com/events/271563766835976/

 

About Holly Clark

Holly Clark is currently a stay at home mum of one, a self-confessed coffee addict and a baker of sweet treats. She studied Professional Writing and Editing, and occasionally writes on her recipe blog, Lucky Star's Kitchen

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