5 July 2024

9 places doing awesome stuff these school holidays (6 to 21 July)

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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Riverina School holidays

Kids will be spoilt for choice over the next two weeks. Photo: StockPlanets.

Not sure how to keep your children occupied these school holidays? We’ve got you covered.

Check out the range of programs, events and activities on offer from around the region.

There are nearly 50 activities to pick from at locations including the Museum of the Riverina, PCYC Griffith, Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory, PCYC Albury, Coolamon Shire Library, Platform Y, and Wagga Zoo.

Museum of the Riverina Winter School Holiday program

Check out the range of school holiday activities on offer at the Museum of the Riverina. Photo: BRO Vector.

Museum of the Riverina Winter School Holiday Programs

When: Various dates from Saturday 6 to Friday 19 July, various times
Where: Museum of the Riverina Botanic Gardens
Cost: Free to various prices.

Museum of the Riverina offers eight school holiday activities, from free guided museum tours to LEGO fun.

Winter workshop at Wagga Art Gallery

Check out the school holiday program in Griffith. Photo: kali9.

PCYC Griffith School Holiday Activities

When: Various dates from Saturday 6 to Friday 19 July, various times
Where: PCYC Griffith, 5 Olympic Street, Griffith
Cost: $50. Free with Creative Kids/Active vouchers for some activities.

PCYC Griffith is offering a range of safe, fun and creative school holiday activities for primary and high school youth.

celebrate world chocolate day

Celebrate World Chocolate Day. Photo: Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory.

World Chocolate Day at Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory

When: Sunday 7 July, 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory
Cost: Various.

Get to Junee to make rocky road and try new limited-edition chocolate flavours and delicious food at the Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory for World Chocolate Day.

Albury school holiday activities at PCYC

There are plenty of holiday activities on in Albury. Photo: Mgstudyo.

Albury School Holiday Programs

When: Various dates from Monday 8 to Thursday 18 July, various times
Where: PCYC Albury
Cost: $50 +$65 for Basketball Workshop.

There are plenty of activities available for the kids at Albury PCYC, from parkour, gymnastics, STEM, and LEGO creations to a basketball workshop and more.

Go stargazing with your kids these school holidays.

Go stargazing with your kids these school holidays. Photo: Pixsooz.

Astronomy Night

When: Friday 12 July, 6:30 pm
Where: The Old School House Walla West Museum, Walla Walla
Cost: $15.

Head to The Old School House for a night of guided stargazing and viewing of the cosmos up close. Thistle Mobile Coffee will be onsite.

Coolamon school holiday activities

Check out the school holiday activities in Coolamon. Photo: agrobacter.

School Holiday Program At The Coolamon Library

When: Monday 8 to Friday 19 July
Where: Coolamon Shire Library
Cost: Free to various.

These school holidays, the Coolamon Shire Library offers a variety of kids’ activities, including biscuit decorating, salt painting, Vortex, and bowling.

Platform Y offering a baking session

Register with Platform Y for a baking session. Photo: Three Spots.

Baking at Platform Y – Temora

When: Monday 8 July, 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Platform Y, Temora Town Hall
Cost: Free. Register your interest here.

Platform Y is offering a baking session for all next week during the school holidays. Register your interest now.

Cute boy with missing teeth drawing a self-portrait

The Curious Rabbit is offering portrait drawing and music production workshops. Photo: portishead1.

Heaps Decent – Portrait and Music Production

When: Wednesday 10 to Thursday 12 July
Where: The Curious Rabbit, Wagga Wagga
Cost: Free.

Kids can learn how to create their own portraits or learn the art of songwriting, arranging and recording at The Curious Rabbit.

A family feeding a camel

Families will have the opportunity to feed a variety of animals at the Wagga Wagga Zoo and Aviary including dingos, emus and camels these school holidays. Photo: Wagga Wagga City Council.

Meet and Greet Encounters at Botanic Gardens Zoo

When: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, all week
Where: Botanic Gardens Zoo
Cost: Free.

The zoo will be hosting meet-and-greet encounters daily during the school holidays including petting dingoes, reptiles and more. Walk around the zoo and enjoy activities like emu and camel feeding, deer interactions and mini pony walks around the gardens. There will be many opportunities to take photos while enjoying all the zoo offers.

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