Spring has sprung some school holiday fun this September

Published on 14 September 2021

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Our September school holiday program is going digital this spring, offering a wide range of fun and interesting activities for children of all ages!

From creative arts, to story time with authors, writing to puppet-making and even how to learn a magic trick or two.

Check out what’s on offer below:

Self-led school holiday fun

Date and time

Activity

Info

Location

Cost

Age

Tickets/link

10.30am each day of the school holidays (Monday-Friday)

JD's World of Magic - Tricks of the Trade

Joel Howlett from JD's World of Magic reveals a new magic trick for you to learn and perfect!

Lake Mac Libraries Facebook page

Free

All ages

(15) Lake Mac Libraries | Facebook

Anytime

Art Packs delivered to your door

Looking for ways to stay creative during lock down? Why not try a Lake Mac Art Pack? There are four art packs to choose from with activities suitable for all ages.

Online

$10-$12

All ages

Lake Mac Art Packs Tickets, Sat 18/09/2021 at 9:00 am | Eventbrite

Anytime

Busy Bee Activity Booklet

Learn more about bees and their role in supplying the food we eat and the clothes we wear through fun activities that will keep you a busy bee!

Online

Free

All ages

https://library.lakemac.com.au/files/assets/library/common-images/27392-act-library-bee-activity-a5-book-4.pdf

Anytime

Paper People Pledge

As part of the Big Draw Festival 2021 the Museum of Art and Culture yapang is creating a community art installation and you are invited to help make it grow.

Online

Free

All ages

ARTSPACE@HOME (Ages 3+) - Museum of Art and Culture | Yapang (lakemac.com.au)

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Anytime

Online Art Activities

We have developed a range of online activities so you and your family can engage with art and make your own from home. 

Online

Free

All ages

Online Activities - Museum of Art and Culture | Yapang (lakemac.com.au)

Events for children

Date and time

Activity

Info

Location

Cost

Age

Tickets/link

Tuesday 21 September

10-10.45am

Storytime with the Author Chrissy McYoung

Join Author and Illustrator Chrissy McYoung as she reads her book ‘Rusty’ and gives you the tips and tricks on how to draw dogs. 

Online

Free, bookings essential

7 years plus

https://allinadogslife-meettheauthor-zoom.eventbrite.com.au

Friday 24 September

9.30am – 11am

Children's Writing Workshop Super Short Stories (Microfiction)

Do you have a talent for writing and would like to learn the art of writing Microfiction: Super Short stories? Join writer and Teacher Luke Evans as you learn the art of creative writing through micro fiction (writing super short stories).

Online

Free, bookings essential

10 years plus

https://childrenswritingworkshop-supershortstories.eventbrite.com.au

Monday 27 September

10.00 - 10.45am

Meet the Author & Illustrator: Silly Yak

Join us for a story and craft with Alexandra Rose Mangano, the author and illustrator of new children’s picture SILLY-YAK.

Online

Free

3-8 years with family members

https://meettheauthor-sillyyak.eventbrite.com.au

Tuesday 28 September

11-11:30am

Online workshop: Stupendous Puppets

At this fun, hands-on workshop participants will work with artists to create unique, coloured puppets, with items from around the house, and then bring them to life! Parents will need to assist during the workshop.

Online

$12 per child

Suitable for ages 4 years plus.

https://stupendousshadowpuppets-zoom.eventbrite.com.au

Thursday 30 September

10-10.30am

10.30am – 11am

Meet the Author & Illustrator: What if?

Join Lessons of a Lac series author, Lynn Jenkins and illustrator, Kirrili Lonergan as they share their new book What If…?

Online

Free

5-8 years

https://meettheauthorandillustrator-whatif.eventbrite.com.au

Events for youth

Date and time

Activity

Info

Location

Cost

Age

Tickets/link

Friday 1 October

9.30-10.30am

Mindfulness for HSC Success

Learn the simple techniques you can use to help you focus, retain information and stay calm leading up to, and through your HSC exams.

Online

Free

HSC students

https://mindfulnessforhscsuccess-zoom.eventbrite.com.au

Friday 1 October

11-1pm

Online HSC Help with Regional Education Support Network

Our online drop-in study sessions provided by the Regional Education Support Network (RESN) are designed to provide HSC students with that little extra support prior to sitting their final exams. 

Online

Free

HSC students

Online HSC Help - Drop in Tutoring sessions with RESN - Lake Mac Libraries

Bookings are essential for all activities.

For more information and to secure a spot for your little ones, click here: https://lm.city/schoolholidayprogram