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april, 2021

07aprAll Day17Escapade School Holiday Program at Melville Libraries(All Day)

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Event Details

Keep the kids entertained these school holidays in the City of Melville with a jam-packed program with lots of opportunities to create, play, illustrate and write your way through the school holidays. With activities for all ages, there is something for everyone.

To help you plan your child’s day as part of the City of Melville Escapade School Holiday program, please view this list of Frequently Asked Questions.

The holiday events are very popular and book out quickly so be sure to reserve your place/s online.

Crazy characters with Matty Mitchell
Matty Mitchell knows a thing or two about crazy characters after writing a book about a missing sock! Join him to create your own crazy characters and illustrate them using the Procreate app.

Dates: Tuesday 13 and Thursday 15 April 2021
Venue: AH Bracks Library + Creative Space
Ages: 8-12 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per child
Time: 10.00am – 12noon

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Amazing amulets with Kaitlyn Elsegood
Work with artist Kaitlyn Elsegood to create and decorate your own jewellery piece to take home. Using native flora, found materials and pieces of pasta, you can fashion your own statement amulet or necklace to wear for all occasions.

Date: Saturday, 10 April 2021
Venue: AH Bracks Library + Creative Space
Age: 5-8 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per child
Time: 10.00am – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Date: Friday, 16 April
Venue: Bull Creek Library
Age: 5-8 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per child
Time: 10.00am – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Heroic Headdresses with Kaitlyn Elsegood
Create a heroic headdress inspired by Byzantine Empress Theodora, an early champion for women and refugee rights. Work with artist Kaitlyn Elsegood to create your own headdress, worthy of a mighty Emperor or Empress!

Date: Friday, 9 April 2021
Venue: AH Bracks Library + Creative Space
Age: 5-8 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per child
Time: 10.00 – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Date: Saturday, 17 April 2021
Venue: Bull Creek Library
Age: 5-8 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per child
Time: 10.00am – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Drawing en plein air with Ross Potter
Join acclaimed artist Ross Potter in the beautiful grounds of Goolugatup Heathcote to draw the landscape while in the landscape. Continuing the long tradition of drawing in nature, Ross will lead young artists of all levels through the process of drawing en plein air.

Date: Wednesday, 7 April and Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Venue: Goolugatup Heathcote
Age: 12 – 15 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per participant
Time: 9.00am – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Writing Wild with Dr Nandi Chinna
What words lie in the landscape? Join poet Dr Nandi Chinna on a curated stroll through the natural world, listening to and being quiet in nature. After exploring the unique environment of Wireless Hill or Goolugatup, develop your own poetic response to the walk and the world around you.

Date: Friday, 9 April 2021
Venue: Civic Square Library (meet at the library before walking in the Wireless Hill area)
Age: 8 – 12 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per participant
Time: 9:30am – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Date: Monday, 12 April 2021
Venue: Goolugatup Heathcote (meet at the Mandoon Helena Building before walking around the precinct)
Age: 12 – 15 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per participant
Time: 9:30am – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Date: Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Venue: Civic Square Library (meet at the library before walking in the Wireless Hill area)
Age: 12 – 15 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per participant
Time: 9:30am – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Date: Friday, 16 April 2021
Venue: Goolugatup Heathcote (meet at the Mandoon Helena Building before walking around the precinct)
Age: 8 – 12 year olds
Fee: $5.00 per participant
Time: 9:30am – 11.00am

View booking information, additional details and reserve/pay for your place online here.

Time

april 7 (Wednesday) - 17 (Saturday)

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