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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

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