For the full calendar of events in Cairns, collect your Pakmag May Edition from McDonald’sIGA AustraliaCalanna Whole Health Pharmacy, Major Shopping Centres, Child Care Centres and you local Library before they disappear.

TAS Kindy and Prep – Open Days

  • When: Thursday, 3 May, 9.00am to 12.00pm at White Rock
  • When: Friday, 25 May, 9.00am to 12.00pm at Kewarra Beach
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Check out all that TAS has to offer at their Open Day. 2019 enrolments – Now Open!

Pioneer Weekend

  • When: Saturday, 5 to Sunday 6 May, 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Where: Historic Village Herberton
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Watch experts demonstrate blacksmithing, wood chopping, small engines and more. Enjoy great local entertainment from The Hillbilly Goats, enter the Scone Banking competition or Pioneer Fashion on the Field, and enjoy lots of family fun over the two-day event.

Gallery Kids Art Club with Hayley Gillespie

  • When: Saturday, 5 May, 10.00am to 12.00pm
  • Where: Cairns Art Gallery
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Cairns Art Galery’s Kids Club is all about creative experience and discovering new ways of looking at, talking about art, craft and design.

Recommended to kids from 8 to 10 years old.
Bookings are essential | Cost $10

Children’s Theatre Series

Yo Diddle Diddle

  • When: Tuesday, 8 May, at 6.00pm and Wednesday, 9 May, 10.00am and 1.00pm
  • Where: Tanks Arts Centre
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Circus Wonderland – Port Douglas

Step right up to the spectacle, spangle and intrigue of an old time travelling circus in the

Wonderland Spiegeltent.  

Win a Family Pass to Circus Wonderland at Port Douglas Carnivale for 24 May at 5.00pm. Head to to enter.

Cairns Children’s Festival

This year Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens will host the 5th annual Cairns Children’s Festival. This exciting event is aimed at children aged 12 years and under with a huge range of events taking place throughout the day.

Cost: Free & ticketed events

Port Douglas Carnivale

  • When: Friday 25 to Sunday, 27 May 2018
  • Where: Port Douglas
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Join this amazing 3day festival for food fun sand and sun, heaps of exciting events and activities for locals and visitors alike.

St Mary’s Catholic College – Open Night

  • When: Wednesday, 30 May, 4.00pm to 7.00pm
  • Where: St Mary’s Catholic College
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Check out all that St Mary’s Catholic College has to offer at their Open Night


Play School Concerts: Once Upon a Time

  • When: Saturday, 16 June, at 12.00
  • Where: Cairns State High School
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Watch classic nursery rhyme characters magically come to life as the pages of the storybook are turned in this exciting new production, ‘Once Upon A Time’.

Tickets $22


Taster Day for 2018 – Year 5 & 6 Students

  • When: Tuesday, 31 July
  • Where: Good Counsel College, Innisfail
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Children’s Theatre Series

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

  • When: Tuesday, 31 July, at 10.00am, 1.00pm and 6.00pm
  • Where: Tanks Arts Centre
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One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’

emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family.

Tickets $17.85