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Monday, 22 March 2021

Your little bunnies can bounce into one of the many fun activities on offer this Easter school holidays on the Northern Beaches.

Vacation Care

Enjoy fun outings, games and craft at our Vacation Care program

Dates: Tue 6 – Fri 16 April at all centres, plus Mon 19 April at Cromer only
Time: 7.30am – 6pm weekdays
Where: Cromer, North Curl Curl, Forestville and Manly Vale
Cost: $76 (Child Care Subsidy available)
Bookings: Online or call 9942 2312

Parents can relax knowing their kids will be well looked after by our experienced and motivated educators.

We’ve bumped up the in-house fun these holidays with a visit from Taronga Zoo animals, crazy science experiments, billy cart building and racing, wheelchair basketball and so much more. We also have a heap of action planned in-centre with Real Ninja Warriors, Rainforest Rain Mexican Fiesta and Camp Forestville.

Easter at the Library

Your local library is a great place for kids and young people with fun and educational activities these school holidays. 

Click and Create Kits

Crafty kids can get a kit and make pom pom garlands, beeswax wraps and mod podge caps.

Cost: $10-15
Get: Order online

Easter Scavenger Hunt

Find the bunnies dressed up as book characters hidden around the library and then submit your entry for a chance to win an Easter chocolate pack!

Cost: Free
Where: All library locations

Kids on the Coast

Embrace nature at the Coastal Environment Centre.

Location: Coastal Environment Centre, 1 Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen
Dates: 6 -16 April
Time: 10am – 3pm
Cost: $66 per session
Ages: 6 -12 years
Bookings: Visit our event calendar

Our popular Coastal Rangers program is full of exciting outdoor adventures in nature with fun survival skills, treasure hunts, rock platform adventures and much more!

MAG&M Kids' Art Adventures

Children 5 - 11 years are invited to join the fun through imaginative and creative play!

Join our school holiday creative workshops and learn a variety of art-making practices through hands-on activities and create your own artworks in response to our exhibitions, presented by art educator Rachel Carroll.

Seaweed Arboretum 

Location: Manly Art Gallery and Museum, West Esplanade, Manly
Dates: Thursday, 15 April
Time: 10am – 12noon
Ages: 5 -11 years
Bookings: Book online

Inspired by the ‘Seaweed Arboretum’ exhibition, create detailed drawings of seaweed from observation, and with the use of microscopic images make large abstract artworks. Pattern and space will be explored along with colour mixing techniques.

Leila Jeffreys: Birdland 

Location: Manly Art Gallery and Museum, West Esplanade, Manly
Dates: Thursday, 15 April
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Ages: 5 -11 years
Bookings: Book online

Explore Leila Jeffreys’ ‘Birdland’ exhibition and the colour and movement of birds through the artist’s video work of birds in flight, and her remarkable photographic bird ‘portraits’. Use a variety of art materials and hand-made brushes to paint and draw birds in motion. Then, use fine details to add feathers and colour to your artwork.

Art at Avalon Workshop

Check out the new art space and make things from nature with Leesa Knights.

Washed Up Workshop

Location: Avalon Workshop, Barrenjoey Road, Avalon
Dates: Monday, 12 April
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm
Ages: 10-12 years
Cost: Special introductory price of $20
Bookings: Book online

Create a unique 3D mixed media assemblage on board, reusing beach-combed and foraged materials.

Back to Nature Workshop

Location: Avalon Workshop, Barrenjoey Road, Avalon
Dates: Wednesday, 14 April
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm
Ages: 10-12 years
Cost: Special introductory price of $20
Bookings: Book online

Open Air Cinema - Frenchs Forest

Location: Lionel Watts Reserve, Frenchs Forest
Dates: Friday, 2 April and Saturday, 3 April
Time: 5.30pm for 6.30pm start
Cost: $5 + BF - redeemable for a bag of popcorn upon entry
Bookings: Book online

Movies
Friday 2 April – Wonder Park (2019)
Saturday 3 April – Jumanji (1995)

Bring your picnic rug and enjoy a night under the stars with your family!

Glen Street Theatre

NIDA Open Stage and Screen School Workshops

Location: Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Dates: Monday 12 - Friday 16 April
Time: 10am - 5pm
Ages: Grades 3-6 and 7-10 
Bookings: Book online

A comprehensive course for committed young people. Develop performance skills including improvisation, voice and movement, devising, acting and rehearsing scenes.

Aquatic Centres

Manly Andrew Boy Charlton Aquatic Centre
Intensive School Holiday Swim Lessons

Dates: 6-16 April
Cost: 5-day program: $97.50 | 4-day program: $78
Time: Classes are 30 minutes
Ages: 3 years and up
Enrol: email us or come in and see our friendly staff at the centre

Boost your child’s swimming skills with our intensive learn to swim program. The continuous reinforcement of swimming consolidates skills and accelerates their development and progression. It’s like swimming a half a term in just one week!

Warringah Aquatic Centre
Intensive School Holiday Swim Lessons

Dates: 12-16 April
Cost: 5-day program: $97.50 (assessment required for new swimmers, $6.20)
Time: Classes are 30 minutes
Ages: 3 years and up
Enrol: Email the swim program officer or call 8495 5001

Boost your child’s swimming skills with our intensive learn to swim program. The continuous reinforcement of swimming consolidates skills and accelerates their development and progression. It’s like swimming a half a term in just one week!

Giant Inflatable

Monday - Friday in the holidays (not public holidays)
12.30pm - 3.30pm

Diving Boards

Monday - Friday in the holidays (not public holidays)
10.30am - 3.30pm

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