y macquarieicerink.com.au Recently reopened after a multimillion-dollar upgrade, the rink is open during the school holidays and will have disco sessions with DJs, Easter hat parades, face painting and more. Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High St, Penrith; April 12 10am, 12.30pm, 6pm, April 13, 10am, 12.30pm, 3pm, tickets $20-$25, thejoan.com.au The beloved Aussie children’s book Dot and the Kangaroo has been given a modern tweak in Creature, starring Ursula Yovich. Introduce little ones to the story of Dot, the rescued outback Kangaroo and her journey ll gardens have fairies but not all of them are so easy to spot. Luckily the fairies of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be front and centre once Tinkerbell discovers them. Follow along through their magical journey to learn about their different worlds. Come dressed as your favourite fairy or elf and help the crew sing and dance before embarking on an adventure into Bubble Land to help the fairies find their wings. Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies, The Royal Botanic Garden; until April 23, selected dates 10am and 12.30pm, tickets $25-$30, shakespeareaustralia.com.au home and the friendly brolgas, kookaburras and other native animals she encounters along the way. Featherdale Wildlife Park will have a few of their cuddly creatures on site. Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Bells Line of Rd, Mount Tomah; April 8, 5.30pm-8.30pm, adults $25, kids $10, bluemountainsbotanicgarden.com.au Kids will love the chance to become “bat detectors” as they find and meet flying foxes and micro bats in this spotlight walk through the gardens. The night is designed to show children there is more to the furry, winged creatures than vampire tales.