The special kids’ day at the Australian Open has become a firm favourite with tots to teenagers. X Factor Australia finalist Taylor Henderson will perform, but little ones will also get the chance to meet Poppy and Branch from the Trolls movie and Po from Kung Fu Panda 3. A Lego play zone, NERF Battlezone HQ and outdoor adventure park are also part of the fun.
Melbourne Park Saturday. 8am to 1pm.
The Australian Open also delivers for music fans with a range of local and international talent during the tournament. Missy Higgins (below), Peking Duk, Birds of Tokyo, The Living End, Daryl Braithwaite and Ross Wilson will all take to the stage.
Starts Saturday. Australian Open Live Stage. Melbourne Park
Survival, sovereignty, spirituality and culture are celebrated in the 2017 Wominjeka Festival. The event highlights contemporary indigenous music, exhibitions, conversations and film, and begins with a free event headlined by Frank Yamma (pictured) and featuring Leah Flanagan, Benny Walker and Alice Skye.
Saturday. Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St footscrayarts.com
Preschoolers and anyone who loves the works of storyteller extraordinaire Julia Donaldson, will enjoy seeing Room on the Broom come to life.
Now until January 15. 10am and noon. Playhouse
Head to the Adelphi Hotel’s rooftop for popup weekend pool sessions. The glassbottomed pool that overhangs Flinders Lane is about to be refurbished so this is your last chance to cool off by the iconic pool with a retro cocktail while listening to the DJ spinning some tunes.
Saturday and Sunday until January 29. noon to 6pm. 187 Flinders Lane. adelphi.com.au
Open now. 6pm to 11pm. 695 Limestone Road, Fingal boneomaze.com.au