School holiday activities guide: April 2017

EASTER HOLIDAYS: Fleurieu kids Zoe and Lachlan Clough and Alicia Beattie are ready for Easter and the school holidays.

EASTER HOLIDAYS: Fleurieu kids Zoe and Lachlan Clough and Alicia Beattie are ready for Easter and the school holidays.

Friday, April 14

Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition: Signal Point, Goolwa, 9.30am-4.30pm daily, $5 entry. Open until April 23.

Festival Fleurieu: Festival launch at Bungala Park, Normanville, Peter Combe performs live. Festival Fleurieu runs from April 14 to 30 and feature 116 events across 50 venues around the Fleurieu Coast. Visit www.festivalflerieu.com.au

Saturday, April 15

Victor Harbor Easter Egg Hunt: Register your children online at www.mainstreetprecinct.com.au. Registered children can collect their bag between 10am and 11am from the Warland Reserve Marquee. Under 12 years only. Limited to 400 participants.

National Bug-In Car Show and Shine: Volkswagen car show at Warland Reserve, Victor Harbor, from 9am to 1pm. Beetles, kombis and more from around Australia.

Victor Harbor Artisan Market: 11am to 5pm, Railway Terrace, Victor Harbor. Visual and literary arts, performing arts, poetry slam, market cafe and kidzone.

Fleurieu Heritage Experience: Saturday and Sunday, April 15 and 16. Travel Victor to Goolwa via the Cockle Train, cruise on-board PS Oscar W from Goolwa Wharf, then travel back to Victor Harbor on the Cockle train. Then board the Horse Drawn Tram to Granite Island. Can be started in either Goolwa or Victor Harbor. Ph: Victor info centre 1800 557 094.

Yankalilla Craft and Produce Market: Third Saturday of the month, 9am-1pm. Agricultural Hall, Main South Road, Yankalilla.

Sunday, April 16

SANFL at Encounter Bay Oval: South Adelaide versus Crows, kick off 2.10pm. Jumping castle, McDonalds Mascot, curtain raiser games. Adults $14, children under 18 free.

Myponga Wholesale Country Market: Every weekend and public holiday, 10am-4pm. The Cheese Factory, Main South Road, Myponga.

Monday, April 17

The Amazing Magic Mike: Centenary Hall, Goolwa, 10am and 1pm. Award-winning Adelaide magician, providing magical entertainment to captivate young and old alike. Suitable for ages 3-12 years. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult, $10.

Tuesday, April 18

Cirque Africa Adelaide Fringe Tour: Warland Reserve, April 18 to 30. Cirque Africa is an interactive combination of circus arts, theater and music.Full price adults are $49, tickets fromFringeTIX on 8100 2000 Visit www.adelaidefringe.com.au/fringetix

Get creative with craft: Goolwa Library, 3pm-4pm. Make a possum magic hanger or magnet loads of craft materials will be available to create your own design Age 5+. Free, bookings essential 8555 7000.

Chemical Catastrophes Show: Strathalbyn Library, Entertaining science experiments using soda fountains, foam and worms plus many more chemical catastrophes. Age 5+. Free, bookings essential 8555 7000.

Wednesday, April 19

Yankalilla Historical Museum and Visitor Information Centre Open Day: 10am-4pm, Live music, art exhibition, free face painting and much more. Gold coin entry ph 8558 0240.

Decorative wooden Books: Victor Harbor Library, 10.30am. Get crafty and make a wooden book. Bookings required, $5 per child, ages 5+. Ph: 8551 0730.

Drawing for the Terrified: Full day workshop with Julia Wakefield at Strathalbyn Library, 10am-4pm. $20 for both sessions. Ph: 8555 7000.

Thursday, April 20

Kids in the kitchen: Strathalbyn Library 10pm, cooking session with an ‘Invent Your Own’ twist. Learn how to make two tasty snacks and give them your own signature taste. All equipment and food will be provided. Bring your own apron if you have one. Age 5+. Free, bookings 8555 7000.

Screen print your own shirt: Goolwa Library, 10am and noon. Learn how to create amazing T-shirts with screen printing. Bring along your imagination, creative skills and an apron for this messy fun session. Limited places. Ages 8+. Free, bookings essential 8555 7000.

Friday, April 21

Anzac Craft: Victor Library, available all day. To commemorate Anzac day we are making a ‘Poppy board’. An all ages ‘Stay and Play’ activity no bookings required.

Book Launch: ‘Olivia’s Voice’ – meet the author, book reading and signing. Yankalilla Library. Suitable for adults and children. Two sessions, 9.30am and 10.30am. Book on 8558 2043.

Saturday, April 22

Wooden Boat Festival: Exhibitions, family entertainment, live music and local fare, 9am-9pm Saturday, April 22 and 9am-5pm Sunday, April 23, at Goolwa Wharf. The Festival will have plenty to see and do with an exciting mix of both water and land based events. Visit www.sawoodenboatfestival.com.au

Bush Concert: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra plays family Bush Concert at Yankalilla, $10pp.

Port Elliot Patch Workers Biennial Exhibition: Old Port Elliot Institute, The Strand. Display of quilts and teddy bears made by members. Entry $5, includes morning/afternoon tea, 10am-4pm. Proceeds to local charities. Ph 0417 889 485. 

Wednesday, April 26 

Sea creature Mobiles: Victor Harbor Library 10.30am, making sea creature mobiles. Bookings required, $5/child, ages 3+. Ph: 8551 0730.

Get creative with craft: Goolwa Library, 3pm-4pm. Make a possum magic hanger or magnet loads of craft materials will be available to create your own design Age 5+. Free, bookings essential 8555 7000.

Engineering Challenge Workshop: Goolwa Library 10am, Mobile Science Education workshop. Ages 8+. Free, bookings 8555 7000.

Cole starring Michael Griffiths: Strathalbyn Town Hall, 7.30pm, children $10, adults $26. end an evening with the songs of Cole Porter and learn the secrets behind the twinkle in his eye and his glamorous life. Bookings Jeff’s Books, 6 Catherine St, 8536 4644 or 0410 062 668.

Thursday, April 27

Silent Disco 4 Kids Party: Strathalbyn Library, 10am. Professional DJs will have kids entertained. Each child is provided with wireless headphones and is taken through a series of games, activities and dances all under disco lights, lasers and special effects. Ages 5-12. Free, bookings 8555 7000.

Make your own bracelet: Victor Harbor Library 10.30am. Make a Bracelet for yourself or for mum for mother’s day. Bookings required, $5/child, ages 6+. Ph: 8551 0730.

Kids in the kitchen: Strathalbyn Library 2pm, cooking session with an ‘Invent Your Own’ twist. Learn how to make two tasty snacks and give them your own signature taste. All equipment and food will be provided. Bring your own apron if you have one. Age 5+. Free, bookings essential 8555 7000.

Friday, April 28

Book Launch: Join author Kristin Weidenback and illustrator Timothy Ide as they talk about their new picture book ‘King of the Outback’. Yankalilla Library, 9.30am and 10.30am. Suitable for adults and children, book 8558 2043.

Saturday, April 29

Fleurieu Dog Themed Art Exhibition: Port Elliot Dog Park. Enter the Art show today. Professional dog portraits, doggy dress up parade, dog health check and art by dog workshop. Free entry, 10am-3pm. Pick up your entry form on the friends of Port Elliot Dog Park Facebook page or ph 0407 075 216.

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