14 September, 2023

Spring into school holiday fun!

THERE’S no need to worry about entertaining the kids these school holidays, City of Moreton Bay has you and your little people covered with a spring school holiday program (September 16 to October 1) blossoming with fun, budget-friendly activities for all ages.

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With a huge range of free or low-cost options available over the two-week break, Council is helping families get out and explore more of Moreton Bay.

Moreton Bay Mayor Peter Flannery said the program is perfect for making the most of the great outdoors and Council’s specialty venues, waterways, parks and playgrounds.

“As the weather warms up, there’s no reason to stay cooped up indoors, instead make the most of the many free or low-cost activities happening around our great City,” Cr Flannery said.

“Council is committed to providing Moreton Bay communities with access to affordable activities that support healthy and active lifestyle choices and community connection.

“We have a host of family-friendly events and exhibitions, from live llama visits, dirtgirlworld performances, kids craft sessions, wildlife shows and science experiments that are sure to ignite imaginations and get kids moving.

“Catering for kids and teens (3 to 17 years), and perfect for those itching to get out and burn some energy, bookings are also now open for the popular Active Holidays program.

“There’s water activities, little athletics, yoga, martial arts, gymnastics, boxing, sports, drumming and even hip-hop dancing to name just a few.”

The City of Moreton Bay spring school holiday program includes a huge range of activities with some special highlights:

Dip your toe in to Surf Life Saving with Active Holidays:

Build kids’ confidence in the water and learn water safety skills under the watchful eyes of Surf Life Saving Queensland.

Go green at Moreton Bay Eco Fest:

Little green thumbs can catch the world’s grubbiest garden-lover dirtgirlworld at Caboolture Library’s Garden Party featuring a robot obstacle course, plant give-aways, free fairy floss and apple spirals, story times, and a chill out zone. This event is part of Council’s free, family-friendly festival promoting sustainability and eco-friendly lifestyle ideas on Saturday September 30 at Caboolture Town Square.

Visit beautiful galleries and museums:

Pop into one of six galleries or museums featuring free exhibitions. Join in at Redcliffe Art Gallery for The Big Draw Festival, a worldwide celebration of drawing; or pop into Bribie Island Seaside Museum where the mini-Imaginarium will zoom into the world of wheels!

Get lost in libraries:

Swing by one of City of Moreton Bay’s 10 libraries and hang out with the adorable Ottaba Llamas; have some messy fun with craft activities; explore science and engineering with hands-on experiments; or listen to a story read by a local police officer.

Meet some of Australia’s iconic wildlife:

Experience a wildlife show like no other at Morayfield Sport and Events Centre and get up close with some scaly, spikey and feathered friends.

Get in touch with nature at an environmental centre:

Nature-loving families can explore one or all of the environmental centres, navigating through the natural wonders at Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre (CREEC), Osprey House and Kumbartcho with Agents of Discovery - the free educational app.

“With so many fun and affordable activities supported by Council, big and little kids alike are sure to be entertained,” Cr Flannery said.

“Get online and start planning your school holiday adventures.”

Visit the website to see the full list of events and activities and to make a booking. Places are limited.


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