Week-long celebrations for children
The State Government has announced funding for regional events as part of Children’s Week celebrations.
Labor Member for Western Victoria Jaala Pulford said western Victorian organisations were among 118 statewide recipients.
Children’s Week, from October 19 to 27, is a week-long national celebration recognise the talents, skills, achievements and rights of children.
Groups being funded include: $700, West Wimmera Shire Council for yoga, music and movement sessions for families in Edenhope; $700, Yarriambiack Shire Council for games and fun in the park; $700, Hindmarsh Shire Council for a healthy smoothie workshop in Nhill; $700, Horsham Rural City for a dance and movement workshop; $700, Northern Grampians Shire Council for healthy and active activities in St Arnaud; $700, Ararat Gallery TAMA for health, safety and happiness workshops through textile-based collage; $1000, Ararat Show Society to present Kazoos musical comedy performance at Ararat Show; $1000, Donald Learning Group for a nutrition picnic; $1000, Stawell Regional Health for fun games and activities in Cato Gardens; $1000, East Wimmera Health Service for a nutrition picnic in Charlton.
A calendar and map of activities during Children’s Week are available online at www. education.vic.gov.au/childrensweek.