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PLAYUP: THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN OPINION AND BE HEARD

MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY 18 King George Terrace, Parkes, ACT, Australia

Overview PlayUP is the Museum of Australian Democracy's imaginative family space with activities to educate, excite and challenge young minds. With listening pods and a roleplay Kindness Café, a fuzzy felt wall and facilitated craft activities, PlayUP has a range of exciting and immersive experiences that flip the traditional idea of museums completely on its …

CANBERRA GLASSWORKS

Canberra Glassworks 11 Wentworth Avenue,, Kingston, ACT

Uncover the inner workings of Canberra Glassworks with a hands-on workshop in the largest art facility in the Southern Hemisphere fully dedicated to studio glass. Under the guidance of some of Australia’s most acclaimed glass artists, choose between blowing your own tumbler in the Hotshop, fusing your own glass bowl, or crafting your own holiday …

Pyramid making at the National Museum of Australia Canberra

National Museum of Australia Lawson Crescent, Acton, ACT, Australia

Explore the themes of ancient Egypt in this hands-on activity for our youngest budding archaeologists. Toddlers will explore and experiment with a range of materials and textures to shape their own sandy pyramids.  Wednesdays during ACT school term until 8 September 2024, 10.30 – 11am  Free with entry to the Tim and Gina Fairfax Discovery …

THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE

MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY 18 King George Terrace, Parkes, ACT, Australia

Looking for a school holiday adventure? Step back into the '80s at Old Parliament House These school holidays, Old Parliament House is going back to the '80s. Find clues, solve puzzles and complete all the challenges to collect the ultimate badge! Walk in the shoes of the people who worked at Old Parliament House and …

MAGNIFICENT MEGAFAUNA: HIDE AND SEEK

Australian National Botanic Gardens Clunies Ross Street,, Acton, ACT, Australia

Can you imagine a wombat the size of a car? What kind of creature is a “Demon Duck of Doom?” Visit the Gardens in July to meet the magnificent MEGAfauna that roamed Australia more than 20,000 years ago. Discover ‘living plant fossils’ and investigate the landscapes of Australia’s past. Explore the Gardens and find some …

WINTER IN THE CITY 2024

Canberra City Centre City Centre,, Canberra,, ACT, Australia

Winter is here, but Canberra City Centre is about to become the hottest spot in town, with a cool twist. They're talking Fire & Ice! Buckle up for a Winter in the City that's warm on the inside and frosty on the outside. What's happening? Prepare for a season like no other - from the …

WARM TREES

National Arboretum Canberra Forest Dr,, Molonglo Valley, ACT, Australia

See the forests come alive with colour this July with Warm Trees. The popular annual installation adds vibrancy to winter and is made possible by the dedication of hundreds of volunteers who have knitted and crocheted colourful scarves and created themed decorations. This year's diplomatic partner, the Embassy of Chile, have shared their culture with …

Aboriginal storytelling with Larry Brandy

MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY 18 King George Terrace, Parkes, ACT, Australia

These school holidays in PlayUP, join Wiradjuri man Larry Brandy in a hands-on Aboriginal storytelling activity. Children will learn about traditional Wiradjuri culture as they become kangaroos, emus and hunters. Larry uses animal masks and real artefacts to involve participants in the performance. FREE, DROP IN, FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT

Cricket ACT’s July School Holiday Program

Indoor Centre 6 Spoering St, Phillip, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Looking for a great way to entertain the kids these school holidays? Cricket ACT has got you covered. Sign up for our July School Holiday Program. The program will be held from Wednesday, 17 July – Friday, 19 July at our Indoor Centre at Phillip (6 Spoering Street). This is the perfect program to upskill in the off …

LITTLE FACES @ the NPG

National Portrait Gallery The Curatoreum, Centenary Trl,, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Do we have a treat for the smaller humans in your life! Little Faces is for babies and toddlers (with their grown up) to play, sing and have fun discovering a portrait together. This winter, join us as we look at the portrait, 'Blow Back' by Julie Rrap to explore breathing, bubbles and faces through …

A special showcase of all things Truffles

Crowne Plaza Hobart, an IHG Hotel Liverpool Street Hobart, TAS, Australia

Experience the magic of truffle season at Crowne Plaza Canberra with our exclusive packages designed for true truffle aficionados. Enjoy thrilling truffle hunts and decadent tasting sessions featuring the finest local truffles, available as part of our luxurious overnight stay options. Indulge in exquisite truffle-infused dining experiences, expertly paired with fine wines and enriched by …

Little Griffins – July | Play & Learn FREE (Ages 0-4)!

National Capital Exhibition Barrine Drive, Regatta Point, National Triangle, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Treat your preschoolers to the Sleeping under the Sta edition of Little Griffins (ages 0-4) fun and free at the National Capital Exhibition. About this Event Little Griffins is back for July with the perfect theme for Pre-schoolers, Sleeping Under the Stars!   On a dark night you can see thousands of stars in the Canberra …

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