TOWNSVILLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE – JUNE/JULY 2019
Kumon’s Maths and English Programs build students’ abilities step-by-step, at the students’ own pace. This means those who missed essential concepts in class can go back and catch-up, and those who are capable are free to tackle advanced content. If your child
needs a bit of extra help after-school, or if they need a challenge, then give Kumon ago!
Pimlico sessions – Monday and Thursday, 7.00am-8.00am and 3:00-6:00pm
Kirwan sessions – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 2.30pm – 6.30pm
$140 per month, per student, per subject
A Pimlico – 2/55 Fulham Rd, Pimlico
A Kirwan – 17/15 Castlemaine St, Kirwan
P Pimlico 0424 155 171
P Kirwan 0417 070 826
E Pimlico email@example.com
E Kirwan firstname.lastname@example.org
Fb Kumon Townsville – Pimlico Education Centre
Fb Kumon Townsville – Kirwan Education Centre
There’s not much that can beat enjoying a delicious burger with your family these school holidays.
With a range of menu options including wagyu beef, pork belly, grilled chicken and vegan burgers as well as salads, chips, and an extensive children’s menu for both younger and older kids, the family certainly won’t leave Grill’d feeling hungry.
What’s better than a burger? A burger and a movie, of course. Grill’d Palmer Street also have free family movies over the school holidays on Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday nights, starting at 6.30pm. Call the restaurant for movie details.
Mention PakMag to receive FREE CHIPS for the family.
COWBOYS LEAGUES CLUB
Enjoy a scrumptious meal while the kids play to their heart’s content at the Little Legends play area.
Little Legends is a play area like no other, featuring an indoor zone with iPads, TVs and games, and an outdoor area with a full jungle-gym style playground including climbing sections and a slide. Both areas are completely sound proof.
Supervised sessions from 5.30pm – 9.00pm Tuesday to Saturday and from 11.30am – 3.00pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Why not head down to 1300 SMILES stadium and support the NQ Cowboys at one of their games in the coming months?
8th June – NQ Cowboys vs Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
14th June – NQ Cowboys vs Wests Tigers
20th July – NQ Cowboys vs South Sydney Rabbitohs
8th August – NQ Cowboys vs Brisbane Broncos
A 313-335 Flinders St, Townsville City
P 4724 8000
PERC TUCKER GALLERY
Do you have a child who’s interested in the world of art? Looking to get out of the hot sun? Pay the gallery a visit these school holidays and discover the exhibitions that are on display.
P 4727 9011
MUSIC IN THE CITY
Townsville City Council presents music in the city.
Come down to the Perfume Gardens and enjoy your lunch in a great atmosphere. Plus, you have the chance to win a double pass to a Cowboys game or Cowboys merchandise every week. Join in and enjoy the great vibes of live music from talented local artists in beautiful Townsville.
Sarah Little – Friday 5th July, 12.00pm – 2.00pm
45RPM – Friday 12th July, 12.00pm – 2.00pm
These events are FREE for the whole family to enjoy.
A Cnr Stokes St and Walker St
PCYC Queensland is now the #1 provider of gymnastics across the State. Their gymnastics team strives to provide quality coaching that improves fundamental motor skills, strength, flexibility and fitness. They cater from 12 months to adults with a pathway program to suit all abilities.
Book in now for the Gymnastics school holiday program at PCYC Townsville.
The holiday program is just $30 per session and incorporate gymnastics skill learning, fun games, and a sneak-peek into the Free-G program.
P 4781 9100 – Townsville
P 4783 1009 – Burdekin
PAUL SADLER SWIMLAND
Accelerate your child’s swimming abilities in the School Holiday Intensive program.
Intensive School Holiday program at Paul Sadler Swimland starting on the 1st of July Monday to the 6th July Friday at $75.00 for the week.
If you’re interested, get in touch with the friendly staff at reception to make a booking.
What are you doing these school holidays?
Head on down to Castletown for story time. Story Time with CityLibraries on the 9th of July at 9.30am, second Tuesday of every month. Join in the fun of interactive rhyming, singing and talking.
Story Rhyme time is a joint initiative with Townsville City Council and is presented by First Five Forever. Free and no bookings required.
Now open! The upstairs area of Townsville RSL has now reopened.
Head on down with the family and experience the great atmosphere over a scrumptious lunch or dinner from Lavaracks.
Enjoy your meal in peace, because The Cadets Kids Club (fully supervised fun kids’ room) is open Thursday to Saturday from 5.00pm – 10.00pm for ages 3 to 12 years. Gold coin donation.
P 4759 9500
Fb Townsville RSL
CAIRNS COLONIAL CLUB
Fancy a drive up the coast? Relax and unwind amidst 11acres of tropical rainforest gardens with three lagoon style pools, a brand-new children’s playground and contemporary Poolside Bar & Dining facilities at the gorgeous Cairns Colonial Club.
For just $125 per night*, you can experience all this plus a hot buffet breakfast. Call up to book your getaway today and quote TVPM
to get this special rate.
*Valid for stay during the month of June 2019.
TYTO is eclectic and unexpected; a place where the discovery of art, culture, nature and knowledge unfolds. There is so much for the family to do that you could easily spend day here a jam-packed with activities and games.
Tiny tots at TYTO 10.00am – 11.00am on Thursdays
Storytime at TYTO 10.30am – 11.30am on Thursdays
Mini Military Museum 10.00am – 4.00pm daily
Head over to their Facebook page for details on fantastic regular events for children and teens.
MUSEUM OF TROPICAL QUEENSLAND
Excavated – Discover archaeology at the Museum these holidays! Become a junior archaeologist and uncover how we can investigate and understand the past with a wide range of interactive stations and hands-on activities
Free with museum admission.
A 70-102 Flinders St
P 4726 0600
NORTH AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF ARTS
This year, Townsville will play host to the inaugural North Australian Festival of Arts, setting the city abuzz with exciting acts scattered throughout the city.
The month-long line-up will feature the Australian Festival of Chamber music, Strand Ephemera along the Strand, Cabaret acts in the Spiegeltent, the accompanying Northern Fringe festival and much more local talent. There will be something for everyone in the family, so it’s an event not to be missed.
Starts from the 1st July with events at various locations.
DR SEUSS’S THE CAT IN THE HAT
Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat in a red-striped hat. A family favourite comes alive on stage this June, and it’s an event not to be missed.
The Cat in The Hat shows up on a rainy afternoon to Sally and her brother’s home, teaching everyone how to make their own fun with nothing but a little imagination, along with Thing One and Thing Two.
Showtime is on the 29th of June at 10.00am, 12.30pm and 3.00pm. Suitable for all ages. Book now to avoid missing out.
A The Calvary Church, 569 Bayswater Rd, Mount Louisa
P 4727 9797
All the favourites will be there including fireworks, night entertainment, animal nursery, side shows, horses, dogs, art, and much more for the whole family to enjoy.
It’s all happening at the Ingham Showgrounds on the 4th and 5th of July, so don’t miss out.
A Cooper St, Ingham
Get ready for a weekend of excitement, because the Townsville Show is on from Friday 28th June – Monday 1st July (Monday being a public holiday).
Head on over to the Townsville Showgrounds for a day jam-packed with family friendly entertainment, including rides, side show alley, showbags, delicious food, exhibitors, equestrian shows, fireworks, and much more.
There will be something for all ages and abilities to enjoy, so don’t miss out.
A 104 Ingham Rd, Townsville
P 4771 4964
SUPERCARS WATPAC TOWNSVILLE 400
North Queensland’s largest annual sports event is happening these school holidays from the 5th to 7th of July.
If you’re a fan of Supercars, this is an event you absolutely cannot miss. The days will be jam packed with exhilarating races, a range of family entertainment and free trackside admission for kids 12 and under. The rivalry between Supercars teams has never been more intense, so make sure you’re there for it.
Book your tickets now and get excited.
A Reid Park, 55 Boundary Rd, Townsville
P 5630 0364
That’s not all! Stay tuned for the July School Holiday Guide for the full exciting program, and don’t forget to tell them you read it in PakMag.