School holiday ideas
Introduce your children to the magic of opera through Opera Australia’s delightful production of one of the best-loved Brothers Grimm tales: Hansel and Gretel
These school holidays, Dandenong Market will keep the kids entertained with our gaming craft workshop. Running every Market day from 27 June – 12 July from 11am – 3pm, kids of any age can join in our craft workshops where we will be creating fun games including snake and ladders, quoits and spinning tops. Find out more.
Youth Holiday Activities
Springers Leisure Centre is offering a multisport school holiday program during the June/July school holidays with full or half day options.
Aimed at children aged 6-12, the school holiday program offers children to participate in badminton, basketball, netball, soccer, volleyball and many other games and activities.
The usual ideas not just for the holidays
Catch a movie at the lunar Drive-In in Dandenong: http://www.lunardrive-in.com.au/
Check out these websites! There are many great ideas. There are some great places to visit and ideas that are family friendly, and low cost. Check out some of the weblinks and event calendars to see what you and your family might like to try locally and in other areas of Melbourne.
It's not far from anywhere in the city of greater Dandenong to visit the Cranbourne Botanical Gardens.
Take the train into the city and participate in activities in various locations for example the Arts Centre, the National Gallery of Victoria, Federation square, Scienceworks, the Immigration museum or the Melbourne museum.
During summer the Royal Botanical Gardens presents Moonlight cinema: http://www.moonlight.com.au/melbourne/
The Victorian Government website has a fabulous listing of heaps of school holidays activities around Melbourne. http://www.vic.gov.au/about-victoria-tourism/holidays-daylight-saving/school-holidays/school-holiday-activities.html
For a comprehensive list of family friendly events in Melbourne visit : http://www.webchild.com.au/calendar/melbourne