Children's Week 2015

Children's Week logoFree events for Children’s Week - Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November

Children’s Week is a National celebration that recognises the unique place of children in our community.  

Council has organised a free Children's Fun Day on Monday 26 October for young children and their families across Maroondah to enjoy. 

Children’s Fun Day!

Monday 26 October 2015

Free activities for pre-school children and their families.

Paul JamiesonThere will be a special performance by The Music Man, Paul Jamieson, and a free sausage sizzle.  Children will enjoy the many interactive activities including:

storytelling, craft, sensory play, bubble playground, Teddy Bear Hospital, painting, ball games and much more.

  • Monday 26 October 2015 
  • 10.00am to 12.30pm
  • Town Park
    Civic Square
    Croydon

Please be aware of local parking restrictions.

For more information, please contact Council's Children’s Services team on 9294 5740 or email childrens.services.events@maroondah.vic.gov.au

Other Children's Week activities

These Children’s Week activities and events are presented in partnership with the Victorian Department of Education and Training.

Saturday 24 October

  • Wyreena Children’s Picnic Day
    1pm to 3pm - craft activity with Claire Sutherland and Aliza Naud. Ringwood-based Disney animator, Richard Bailey, will be drawing caricatures ($10 each)
    1.30pm – Lulu McClatchy will be singing children’s tunes- including Disney favourites
    2pm – book reading and signing by children’s author, Amanda Tuohy
    Wyreena Community Arts Centre 13 -23 Hull Rd, Croydon

Monday 26 October

  • Come and try gymnastics!
    12 noon to 1pm
    Aquahub, 11 Civic Sqr Croydon
    For 0 to 5 year olds

Tuesday 27 October

  • Kids swim free!
    All day
    Aquahub, 11 Civic Sqr Croydon
    Aquanation, cnr Greenwood Ave and Reilly St, Ringwood
    For under 12s
  • Storytime and play sessions
    11am to 12 noon - for 3 to 5 year olds
    1pm to 2pm - for babies under 1 year
    Croydon Library, 5 Civic Sqr, Croydon

Wednesday 28 October

  • Come and try gymnastics!
    2pm to 3pm
    Aquahub, 11 Civic Sqr Croydon
    For 0 to 5 year olds
  • Aquahub crèche craft sessi
    12.30pm to 2pm
    Aquahub, 11 Civic Sqr Croydon
    For 0 to 5 year olds

Thursday 29 October

  • Aquahub baby play
    12.30pm to 2pm
    Aquahub, 11 Civic Sqr Croydon
    For 0 to 2 year olds
  • Aquanation crèche craft session
    12.30pm to 2pm
    Aquanation, cnr Greenwood Ave and Reilly St, Ringwood
    For 0 to 5 year olds

Friday 30 October

  • Aquanation baby play
    12.30pm to 2pm
    Aquanation, cnr Greenwood Ave and Reilly St, Ringwood
    For 0 to 2 year olds
  • Storytime and play sessions
    11am to 12 noon
    For 1 to 3 year olds
    Croydon Library, 5 Civic Sqr, Croydon

Saturday 31 October

  • Aquahub inflatable fun
    12.30pm to 2pm
    Aquahub, 11 Civic Sqr Croydon
    For 5 to 12 year olds
  • Come and try gymnastics!
    10am to 11am
    Aquahub, 11 Civic Sqr Croydon
    For 0 to 12 year olds

Sunday 1 November

  • Aquanation inflatable fun
    12.30pm to 2pm
    Aquanation, cnr Greenwood Ave and Reilly St, Ringwood
    For 5 to 12 year olds

Please note...

Aquahub and Aquanation activities:

  • Parents must be in attendance to actively supervise children in all of the above activities.
  • Watch around the water policy applies to all aquatic offers.
  • Restrictions regarding children’s water confidence apply to use of inflatable.

For a full list of programs or opening hours visit www.maroondahleisure.com.au

Croydon Library activities:

Please call Janet on 9800 6448 for further details on the Eastern Regional Libraries and Maroondah Toy Library storytime and play sessions at Croydon Library.



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