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School Holidays Maryborough 2017

school holidays maryborough

School Holidays Maryborough 2017

Yippee!! Are you ready for school holidays Maryborough?

We love school holidays especially during the Spring break, it’s one of our favourite times of the year.

We can’t wait to head to the Connect Kids Carnival and the Open House Weekend.

What awesome school holiday entertainment we have right here in our own backyards!

To make it easier for you to plan your holiday break we’ve put together this list of the organised events, activities, workshops and things to do that are on across the Fraser Coast region these school holidays.

Wide Bay Kids Team

Kids Outdoor Activities 

7 days

Australian Adventure Park are hosting a range of kids outdoor activities over the school break. Laser skirmish, archery, flying fox, canoeing, abseiling, obstacle course, kayaking, mountain bike maze, Cost: $20-50 Bookings: essential

Marybough Bunnings Kids Workshops

Sep 16,17, 23, 24, 30 & Oct 1

Kids take part in a variety of themed workshops like canvas art, woodwork, make your own slime or hula hoop.Time 9am to 10am Cost: FREE Bookings: essential

Fraser Coast Libraries Storytime Sessions

September 16, 23 & 30

Program of stories, songs and craft activities for children aged 2 to 5 years. When: Saturdays Where: Maryborough and Hervey Bay Libraries Time: 10:30am  Cost: FREE Bookings: na

Wildlife Sanctuary Markets

September 17

Heaps of stalls, yummy sausage sizzle, hot and cold drinks, jumping castle and Sanctuary. Time: 7am-12noon Where: Freaser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary

Pirate Pet Show

September 18

Aargh me hearties. Come in costume to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day Where: Hervey Bay & Maryborough Libraries Time: HB 10-11am | MB 2-3pm Age: 3-8 years Cost: FREE Bookings: essential

Holiday Horse Fun

September 18, 21, 26, 28

Hucknall Horse Rescue are hosting some awesome School Holiday Horse Fun over the Spring break learn about horses, grooming, riding and more .Time: 2pm-4pmpm Cost: $40pp Bookings: essential

Science Workshops

September 18-22 & 25-29

Myth busting, chemical reactions, crazy science and forensic workshops. Age: 6+ years Where: QLD Collaborative Science Centre Cost: $20-$40 Bookings essential

Kids Clay Workshops

September 19, 25 & 28

Create animals from our region in clay. Frogs and birdhouses, hand and feet printing, bells, boats and favourite things.Time: 10am to 12:30pm Where: Gatakers Artspace Cost: $15 (includes materials) Bookings: essential

Lego Challenge

September 20 & 27

Use your imagination to make a balloon powered car, an artbot and more Where: Maryborough & Hervey Bay Libraries Age: 5+yrs Cost: FREE Bookings: na

Kids Morning In @ the Library

September 20 & 27

Fun morning of face painting, craft, puzzles and toys in the Library.Where: Hervey Bay LIbrary Sept 20 & Maryborough Library Sept 27 Time: 9am-12noon Age: U5's Cost: FREE l

Stable & Horse Skills Days

September 20, 22, 24

If your child is horse mad head on out to Wide Bay Equestrian Park Horse-Riding School these school holidays for one of their Sable and Horse Skills Days. Choose from 3 or 5 hour stays.Cost: $30-$70 Bookings: essential

String Art Workshops

September 21, 25 & 26

Use pins and coloured string to create beautiful designs Where: all Fraser Coast Libraries Age: 7+yrs Cost: FREE Bookings: essential

Mary Ann Steam Train Rides

September 21, 24, 28

The merry volunteers from Maryborough City Whistle Stop Inc. operate the Mary Ann steam train rides each Thursday from Queens Park alongside the Mary River Time: 9am to 12:30pm Where: Sussex Street end of Queens Park (look for the red seats) or Wharf Street Parklands

Pop Up Story Time Sessions

September 21 & 29

 Come and find the ourdoor first5forever marquee with puzzles, craft, toys, books and more. Special Story Time session at 10am Time: 9am to 12noon  Where: Wharf Street Maryborough & Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens  Cost: free Bookings: na

Toogoom Family Fishing Competition

September 22-24

Fishing weekend jam packed with great family fun Where: Toogoom  Cost: A$25 | K$5 Bookings: preferred

Sandy Straits Fishing Competition

September 23-24

Fishing weekend jam packed with great family fun Where: Boonooroo  Cost: A$20 | K$5 Bookings: preferred

Maryborough Open House & Garden Weekend

September 23 & 24

Get inside and take a look at some of Maryboroughs heritage buildings on Saturday and gardens on Sunday. Some venues provide guided tours.  Where: through Mayrborough district  Cost: mostly free  Bookings: some venues require tour bookings

Sunday in the Park

September 24

Mini MELSA trains and Mary Ann Steam train running, brass band, food and drink stalls, bbq, jumping castle. Time: 9am-1pm Where: Queens Park ,Maryborough

Station Square Wild Encounters

September 25-29

Snakes, crocodiles and lizards to play and a wide range of reptiles and amphibians showcased, don't miss these WIld Encounters.Where: Station Square Shoopping Centre Time: 10am-2pm Cost: FREE Bookings: na

Holiday Swim Program

September 25-29

This swim program is designed to keep current students skills progressing and to introduce new students to the wonderful world of swimming. Lessons held each day Where: Maryborough Aquatic Centre Cost: $67.50 (5 days) Bookings: essential

Chibitronics Workshops

September 26 & 29

Chibitronics uses electronic stickers to make circuits which can be used to code technology in arts and crafts. Where: Hervey Bay LIbrary Sept 26 & Maryborough Library Sept 29 Age: 8+yrs Cost: FREE Bookings: essential

Hooked on Kids School Holiday Program

September 28

Supervised program including meaningful, hee-hawing fun with horses and donkeys. Activities designed specifically to build confidence, teamwork and a sense of service to others  Time: 9am – 3pm Where: Standy’s Rest Bed & Breakfast Cost: $119 Bookings: essential

Connect Kids Carnival

September 28

FREE kids carnival including MELSA train rides, jumping castle, kids activities, food stalls and much more. Time: 1am–1pm Where: Queens Park Cost: Free

 

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Joanne is many different things. She is a single mum of two, psychology student, daughter, big sister, friend, handywomen, cook and podcast nerd! Jo has an avid interest in health and wellness which eventuated after the birth of her second child who was born allergic and intolerant to the world (or so it seemed!).

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