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Kids Pizza Making Class

Make, bake and eat your own organic pizza lunch at the award winning GoodLife
Dates: Wednesday 3 & 10, Thursday 4 & 11 and Friday 5 & 12 October
Time: 12noon - 1.30pm
Location: GoodLife Glenelg, Level One, Cnr Jetty Rd and Moseley St, Glenelg
Price: $15.80 Ages: 5 - 15yrs

 

BOOK NOW (online bookings close 12 hours prior to class commencing)

 

Chocolate Class

Learn all about chocolate and how it is grown and made into a chocolate bar. Then make your own chocolate masterpiece to take home and eat!  
Dates: Wednesday 3 & 10 and Friday 5 and 12 October
Time: 10am - 10.45am
Location: Bracegirdles House of Fine Chocolate, 31 Jetty Road, Glenelg
Price: $17.35 Ages: 6yrs+
 

BOOK NOW (online bookings close 24 hours prior to class commencing)

 

Chopsticks for Children- SOLD OUT 

Let's get some chopsticks and make a STIR FRY! Lots of hands on vegetable prep and a quick cook for all! 
We will learn how to chop veggies like broccoli, carrots, celery, and capsicum while learning about how important they are for our bodies.  We will grate ginger and learn how to smash and press garlic.

Parents encouraged to stay and enjoy the session with children, siblings welcome.  Then we will all taste the food and there may be some left overs to take home - so bring some take home containers! 
Date: Monday 8 October
Time: 10am - 12noon
Location: Holdfast Bay Community Centre, 51 King George Ave, Hove
Price: $4 Ages: 8 - 12yrs
 
SOLD OUT

Get Active

Sport with Ready Steady Go Kids - SOLD OUT but accepting wait list

Kids have fun as you have a go at T-ball, Athletics and Rugby. Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia’s leading multi-sport program for children aged 1.5–6 years and their coaches will teach kids the fundamentals of the sports and help develop essential motor skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. Groups of up to twelve (12) kids will rotate through each sport and see the fun that can come from sport and physical activity.We invite and encourage parental participation, and trust us  parents love our classes as much as the kids! 
Date: Tuesday 9 October
Time: 9.30am - 10.45am
Location: Wigley Reserve, Anzac Highway, Glenelg
Price: $5 Ages: 1.5 - 6yrs
 
BOOK NOW (session is sold out but accepting wait list)

 

Race Around the Bay

Do you and your friends love an adventure and a bit of friendly competition? HoldUp Youth Committee is running a Race Around the Bay.  You will have two hours to complete as many activities on your list as you can. The team with the most points will be the champions! There's great prizes up for grabs and tones of fun activities suitable for all ages.We suggest that ages 13 and up can participate on their own and ages 12 and under should participate with an adult.  Teams will be travelling around Glenelg on foot and crossing roads during the event
Date: Sunday 7 October
Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm
Location: Colley Reserve Rotunda, Colley Terrace, Glenelg 
Price: $10 per team (3 - 6 people)  Ages: All ages
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close 24 hours prior to race commencing)
 

Children’s Spring Planting Workshop

Children will work with members of the Glenelg North Community Garden to plant their own special seedlings to take home. They will also get a chance to have an explore through the community garden and find out about all the different fruit and vegetables that grow in there.

If the kids are hungry after working in the garden, stay on for a sausage sizzle put on by the Veterans Shed. Bring the family early to visit the wonderful Organic Market on site at Glenelg North Community Centre. Every registered child and siblings will receive a free piece of fruit from the Organic Market.

Date: Thursday 11 October
Time: 10.30am - 12noon
Location: Glenelg North Community Centre Corner of Kibby Ave and Alison St, Glenelg North 
Price: $4 Ages: 6 - 12yrs
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close 24 hours prior to workshop commencing)
 

Crabbing at the Bay- SOLD OUT

Join the City of Holdfast Bay and Nature Play SA as we teach your children the skills to crab so it is safe, sustainable and most of all, heaps of fun!  Spend some quality time outdoors as we [literally] teach you the crabbing ropes and potentially spark the beginning of a new family activity.Crabbing will take place using nets from the jetty and we'll catch-and-release any crabs caught on the day.  Bookings are essential
Date: Wednesday 3 October
Times: 9am - 10am and 10.15am - 11.15am
Location: Brighton Jetty, Esplanade, Brighton 
Price: $5 Ages: 5 - 12yrs
 
SOLD OUT  - 9.00AM SESSION
SOLD OUT - 10.15AM SESSION
 

Family BARRE Class

Join Aleenta BARRE Glenelg for a family friendly BARRE class these school holidays. Enjoy a 45 minute BARRE class, a blend of yoga, pilates and BARRE moves for both adults and kids.  A perfect mix of fun, coordination and relaxation for the entire family.
Please wear grippy socks.  Adult socks can be purchased at the studio for $20
Date: Friday 5 October
Time: 10.30am - 11.15am
Location: Aleenta BARRE Glenelg, 120b Cowper Street, Glenelg 
Price: $20 (1 Adult + 1 Child) $5 for any additional children  Ages: 5yrs+  
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close 3 hours prior to class commencing)
 

West Beach Skate Park Comp

Get down to the West Beach Skate Park and compete in skate, scooter, or BMX.The Skate Park League competitions are community based grass-roots events focused on embracing skate park culture and bringing the community together.All competitors will go in the draw to win one of our raffled off prizes
Date: Sunday 7 October
Time: 11am - 4pm
Location: West Beach Skate Park Africaine Rd, West Beach SA
Price: Gold coin donation Ages: All ages

 

BOOK NOW (online bookings close 24 hours prior to competition commencing)

Be Creative

Let’s make a Jewellery Box or a Treasure Chest- SOLD OUT

Fairy School is back this school holidays! Come in your best dress ups for an enchanting sessions of music, dance and fairy wishes. Each child will make their very own jewellery box or treasure chest with sequins, gemstones and sparkles to take home. Hosted by the magical fairies of the Fairy Bay
Date: Wednesday 10 October
Time: 10am - 11am
Location: Holdfast Bay Community Centre, 51 King George Ave, Hove
Price: $4.00 Ages: 3 to 8yrs
 
SOLD OUT
 

Beadwork on the Beach

Have fun threading beads of all colours and designs.  Build your own masterpiece, keyring, bracelet or necklace. Learn in a friendly environment presented by award winner Kathleen Coombe.  Call Boomers on 8376 2442 for advanced lesson times.
Dates: Wednesday 3, Thursday 4, Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 October
Time: 10am - 11am
Location: Boomers on the Beach Glenelg Town Hall, 1 Moseley Square Glenelg
Price: $11.00 Ages: 5yrs+
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close 24 hours prior to workshop commencing.  If space permits, bookings can be made on the day directly with Boomers on the Beach)
 

Create n' Paint

Create a lovely keepsake of your child’s artistic skills. Children can paint a mandala, image or preserve their handprint and decorate a porcelain plate with vibrant colours. Treasure it for years to come or give as a Christmas gift. Two plate sizes to choose from. A fun activity for everyone.  Please wear old clothes.
Dates: Wednesday 3, Thursday 4, Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 October
Time: 11am - 12noon
Location: Boomers on the Beach Glenelg Town Hall, 1 Moseley Square Glenelg
Price: 17cm - $8.00 and 26cm - $13.00 Ages: 5yrs+
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close 24 hours prior to workshop commencing.  If space permits, bookings can be made on the day directly with Boomers on the Beach)
 

Make your own Terrarium

Come along and make your own terrarium
Date: Thursday 4 October
Times: 10am - 11am and 11.30am - 12.30pm
Location: Brighton Civic Centre, Kingston Room 24 Jetty Road, Brighton 
Price: $5.00  Ages: 4yrs+
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close at 9am the day of the workshop)
 

Animation Workshop

Learn where film animation began! In this animation workshop we will go old school and make some phenakistoscopes, zoetropes and thaumatropes.
Price is for workshop only and does not include movie ticket.  Spaces are limited.  Movie session will go on sale 3 days prior, please visit www.eventcinemas.com.au for bookings and more information
Dates: Thursday 4 and 11 October
Time: 10.30am - 11.30am
Location: GU Film House Glenelg 2 Cowper Street, Glenelg
Price: $10.80   Age: 8 - 12yrs
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close 24 hours prior to workshop commencing)

Just For Fun

Wobbles the Clown

Wobbles' hilarious stage shows are loved by the young and the young at heart.  There are 'laughs a plenty' as he fumbles his way through all manner of silly tricks and stunts.  Wobbles' shows are performed 'mime style' to a comical musical backing.  This grabs children's imaginations and keeps them guessing at what will happen next
Date: Thursday 4 October
Times: 9.30am - 10.15am and 10.30am - 11.15am
Location: Brighton Library 20 Jetty Road, Brighton 
Price: FREE Ages: All ages
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close at 9am the day of the performance) 
 

Sensory Playgroup

Creative inspired learning through sensory play! Lots of fun, outdoor and indoor activities using a wide range of toys, play areas, sensory tables, art,craft and music.  There is something for everyone to enjoy, explore and learn.  Please dress children in clothes suitable for messy play and bring a piece of fruit and vegetable to share.
Date: Thursday 11 October
Time: 9.30am - 11am
Location: Holdfast Bay Sensory Playgroup 16 Boundary Road, Somerton Park
Price: $7.50 Ages: 1 - 5yrs
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close at 5pm the day prior to the playgroup session.  If space permits, bookings can be made on the day directly with Holdfast Sensory Playgroup)
 
Sensory Baby Play 

Creative inspired learning through sensory play! Lots of fun, outdoor and indoor activities using a wide range of toys, play areas, sensory tables, art,craft and music.  There is something for everyone to enjoy, explore and learn. 

Please dress children in clothes suitable for messy play

Date: Thursday 11 October
Time: 11.15am - 12.30pm
Location: Holdfast Bay Sensory Playgroup 16 Boundary Road, Somerton Park
Price: $7.50  Ages: 0 - 14mths
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close at 5pm the day prior to the playgroup session.  If space permits, bookings can be made on the day directly with Holdfast Sensory Playgroup) 
 

Fairy and Pirate Party 

Children are invited to attend the Fairy Bay's Fairy and Pirate Party!  An interactive session of singing, dancing, treasure hunts and everything magical.  We invite children to come in their best dress ups for a session they are sure to remember.
Dates: Thursday 4 and 11 October
Time: 10.30am - 11.30am
Location: Partridge House 38 Partridge Street, Glenelg
Price: $10.70 Ages: 3 - 8 yrs
 
BOOK NOW (online bookings close 1 hour prior to party commencing.  Event will be cancelled in extreme weather)
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