Five Things To Do These School Holidays
Ahh Easter, code word for copious amounts of bunny shaped chocolate, family gatherings and SCHOOL HOLIDAYS!
With all the kids at home and under one roof, we’re here to answer all your boredom busting prayers before the “Mum, I’m bored!” moans begin.
Here’s a list of five fabulous activities for you and the kids to enjoy these holidays:
Nickelodeon Slime Cup
When: Sunday, 9 April 2017
Location: Sea World Gold Coast, Main Beach
Time: 9am – 4pm
Details: Nickelodeon Australia brings you a day of green goop, as the live auditions to be part of their slimiest adventure show- SLIME CUP comes to the Gold Coast.
What you need to know: Looking for contestants Australia and New Zealand, kids need to partner up with either a sibling or friend to audition to be one of the 15 teams selected to take part in the Slime Arena and battle it out for the ultimate title.
Successful applicants will then take part in a six-episode series, premiering on Nickelodeon on Friday the 30th of June.
Open to children between the ages of 9-13yrs, we suggest you don’t miss the opportunity to let your child become the next TV star on Nickelodeon!
Eat Street Northshore Markets
When: Every Friday- Sunday
Location: 221D Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton, QLD 4007
Time: 4pm-10pm Friday-Saturday, 11am-7pm Sunday
Details: Just in time for school holidays, Eat Street is back, bigger and better than ever! Just 200m down the road from it’s previous location in Hamilton, eat your heart out at any of the 180 shipping containers filled with international cuisines and entertainment stores.
What you need to know: Peak traffic times are between 6:30-7pm so get in early to avoid the rush! There is a $2.50 entry fee for anyone over the age of 12yrs but anyone younger enters for free!
The 13-Storey Treehouse
When: April 5-9
Time: (See Qpac website for times)
Details: On at the Playhouse-QPAC for 6 days only, Andy Griffiths’ and Terry Denton’s best‑selling book, The 13‑Storey Treehouse has been turned into an exciting theatre performance. A play by Richard Tulloch and directed by Julian Louis- this magical, and hilarious play is a must see spectacle for families of all ages*.
What you need to know: Tickets start at $29 and the performance is an hour long
*Age recommendations suggest the performance is suitable for children aged 6yrs and above..
Victoria Park Putt Putt
When: April 5-9
Location: 309 Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006
Details: It’s an oldy but a goldy! Take the kids down to Victoria Park mini golf in Herston. The 18-hole course of challenging terrain and tricky twists and turns promises to excite every member of the family (provided no-one gets too competitive 😉 )
What you need to know: This is an outdoor course so don’t forget to bring your hat! No bookings are required for the 18 hole Mini Golf course.
Did you know: In Ballarat in 1854, the band of the John Jones Circus was held at gunpoint to serenade the diggers building the Eureka stockade? The Circus Oz band will serenade Ballarat by choice this Friday and Saturday for #ModelCitizens at @hermajballarat. No weapons. Well, except the throwing knives in Act 1. Tix and info on our website. #history #visitballarat #eureka #circusoz #tourismvictoria
When: April 12-15
Location: Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Time: 7:30pm and 9:30pm
Details: Circus Oz, brings you an explosive theatre performance with acrobatics, juggling, trapeze and more! Directed by Rob Tannion, Model Citizens is a breathtaking show about what it means to be a model citizen in Australia Today. This mix of circus arts with live music, light displays and jaw-dropping moves, is not to be missed.
What you need to know: There are six sessions across three nights only,