SAND ART

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July 2

Cre­ate vi­brant art­works us­ing coloured sand in this fun new work­shop at Syd­ney Olympic Park. No messy paint to worry about and kids can take home their work. Where: Near the Vil­lage Green in Bi­cen­ten­nial Park Ages: 5+ Cost: $10 per child for one sand art card, $15 for two, $20 for three Book­ings: Call 0404 856 866 or email hap­pykidssan­dart@gmail.com the an­nual meet­ing of witches and hears their nasty plan to get rid of all the chil­dren in the world by turn­ing them into mice. Based on David Wood’s adap­ta­tion of the Roald Dahl clas­sic and pre­sented by Mon­key Baa and Grif­fith Theatre. Where: Lend Lease Dar­ling Quar­ter Theatre, Dar­ling Har­bour Cost: $25, $90 fam­ily of four, $110 fam­ily of five, $23pp groups of 10+ Book­ings: mon­key­baa.com.au or call 8624 9340

July 2 and 9

Ditch the screens and ex­pe­ri­ence games that were played be­fore tech­nol­ogy took over ev­ery­one’s lives. There’s a strong fo­cus on the first half of the 1900s, when peo­ple lived at the Ar­mory at what is now Syd­ney Olympic Park. Try ac­tive games such as fly and hoop rolling. See how cre­ative you can be with a piece of string and a spin­ner. Test your dex­ter­ity with mar­bles, knuck­les games and quoits. Ac­tiv­ity runs from 10am-1pm, each ses­sion lasts for one hour. Where: The Ar­mory, Syd­ney Olympic Park Ages: 5-12 years Book­ings: Reg­is­tra­tion es­sen­tial on 9714 7888

June 27-July 5

Af­ter vis­it­ing the Light Show ex­hi­bi­tion at the Mu­seum of Con­tem­po­rary Art, drop in to the gallery’s free fam­ily ac­tiv­ity space (10am-4pm) to en­joy a range of fun in­ter­ac­tive ac­tiv­i­ties ex­per­i­ment­ing with light and colour. Where: MCA Na­tional Cen­tre for Cre­ative Learn­ing Spa­ces, Cir­cu­lar Quay Ages: 3+ Cost: Free with ex­hi­bi­tion en­try ($9.70-$19.90, chil­dren un­der 12 free) De­tails: mca.com.au

July 4

Be amazed by ma­gi­cian Lind­say and his mar­vel­lous and en­ter­tain­ing magic show at the St Clair li­brary at 10.30am. You will be as­tounded by his amaz­ing tricks. Book­ings es­sen­tial. Where: St Clair li­brary Ages: 2-12 years Cost: Free De­tails: St Clair li­brary on 9670 6853

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