Christopher Chan

From camps to craft, it’s on for the kids

SCHOOL'S out for spring next week and there are a variety of activities on offer throughout Gladstone for the young ones to enjoy.

The last day of term three is Friday - which is when youth will embark on their two-week holiday.

There will be a range of activities from arts and crafts to market days and entertainment across Gladstone throughout the school holidays.

Kids don't have to sit in front of the TV or with a video game remote during their school break.

Check out what's on offer throughout the first week of the school holidays.

CQ Starlight Cinemas will host a movie screening during the school holidays but the date and venue is yet to be confirmed.

Keep an eye on their Facebook page for more information.

WHAT'S ON:

Monday, September 22

Calliope Crafty Capers activity from noon-2.30pm for youth aged 8-16. For more information phone 0428 871 010.

A yoghurt decorating workshop will be held at Stockland Gladstone every day until Friday, September 26, from 11am-2pm.

Tuesday, September 23

Calliope Crafty Capers activity from 9.30-11.30am for children aged 5-8 years and from noon-2pm ages 7-16 are invited to a secret agent message decoding event.

Bunnings Gladstone DIY workshop suitable for children of all ages will be held every Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 24

From 9.30-11.30am Calliope Crafty Capers activity for children 5-12 years and another from noon-2pm.

Kids holiday camp at Kroombit Farmstay. Ages 6-16 welcome. For more information phone 4992 2186 or email lochenbar@activ8.net.au.

Thursday, September 25

From 9.30-11.30am children 5-10 years can make a wearable Jungle Jeep and from noon-2pm children 5-12 years can make a dinosaur habitat at Calliope Crafty Capers.

Bunnings Gladstone DIY workshop suitable for children of all ages will be held every Thursday.

Friday, September 26

McCokser Contracting Calliope Rodeo and Ute Muster will offer live music, kids and adult entertainment, bar and food, market stalls and ute muster competitions from 6pm on Friday until 3.30pm on Saturday.

Saturday, September 27

Animating Spaces unveiling with free public workshops, exhibitions street dance and theatre performances at the Gladstone Aquatic Centre from 3pm.

Playtime in the Park from 10am-noon at Lilyvale Park, Riverstone Rise, Boyne Island.

A performance of Henry V will be held at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre. Visit the website for ticket details.

Sunday, September 28

The Calliope Historical Village Markets will see a range of market stalls line the historical village from 8am-1.30pm. Kids can also go for a trip on their famous miniature train ride.

The Cedar Galleries Markets will be held from 9am-noon. Enjoy breakfast, shop around the unique stalls while the kids frolic on the jumping castle.



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