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School holiday activities

Wollongong City Council is making it easy to keep the kids busy these school holidays, with an exciting range of programs on offer across Council services.

The Botanic Garden will be offering Holiday Boot Camp Fun from 10am – 12.30pm daily from 7 to 10 April. Kids will be able to take on an obstacle course and treasure hunt, plant a mini garden to take home, and enjoy the Lonely Pine Garden Show. Activities are suitable for children aged 3 – 12 years old. You’ll find details and booking information on the Botanic Garden website.

At Wollongong Art Gallery, 5 to 14 year olds will be able to flex their creative muscles from 7 – 10 April. Workshops include sewing your own plush toy, circus or safari inspired collage, ceramics and still life painting. Places in these workshops are always popular, so booking early is recommended. To reserve a place or find out more, visit the Gallery’s website.

All seven of Council’s library branches will have activities on offer for children aged 5 and up, between 8 and 16 April. Kids will be able to get involved in Lego, art and craft workshops, story storm, cooking workshops, make your own worm farm and movies. Check with your nearest branch for more information and to book.

For further information you can contact Council’s Customer Service on (02) 4227 7111 or visit our website.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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