SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE – APRIL 2018 [MACKAY]
Mount Pleasant Centre
For all that’s happening this school holidays visit their website and like them on Facebook to be kept up to date.
Thai Dancing Performance
Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April
Time: 11am each day
Location: Food court centre stage
Thai Leaf Weaving Workshop
Date: Tuesday 10 to Thursday 12 April
Time: 10am to 12pm each day
P 4969 2400
Porters Community Markets
Enjoy local handmade crafts, clothing, kids entertainment and more!
Plus enjoy lunch at Charlies Cafe and browse at Porters!
Friday River Street Twilight Market
Friday, 13 April
From: 4.00pm to 8.00pm
Locations: BlueWater Quay, River Street and Mackay City Centre
For market posts and information, please check out their Facebook page.
P 4967 3333
Special Storytime Holiday Session
In store at Let the Children Play Toyshop. Join them on this hunting game for the finest toy treasures to be found!
Story Treasure Hunt
Wednesday 11 April
Time: 9.30am to 10.30am
Free Event – Gold coin donation
The perfect venue to have a great time for all ages. Inflatable Kingdom is a high-energy, action-packed environment with inflatables of all shapes and sizes.
To stay up to date with all that’s happening, check out their Facebook page or visit them at 225 Harbour Rd, Mackay.
Open from 9.00am to 3.00pm.
P 4957 2672
Mackay Community Gardens
Loose Parts Play
Saturday, 14 April
Time: 9.00am to 11.00am
Cost: $10.00 / Child
No Bookings Required.
P 0487 127 578
Animatronic Prehistoric Creatures
Ice Display and Free Ice Themed Kids Activities
Monday, 2 to Friday, 13 April
Times: 11am to 2pm
For all that’s happening these school holidays visit their website and like them on Facebook to be kept up to date.
Mackay Gymnastics are having some School Holiday Fun Days:
Wednesday 4, Friday 6, Monday 9, Wednesday 11 and Friday, 13 April
For kids aged 2 to 4 years
From: 9.30am to 10.15am
For kids aged 5 to 12 years
From: 9.30am to 11.00am
Easter Day Camps:
Week 1: Wednesday, 4 and Friday, 6 April
Week 2: Monday 9, Wednesday 11 and Friday, 13 April
From: 9.00am to 3.00pm
Cost: Members $45 per day/Non-Members $65 per day
Bookings essential as there are limited numbers and mention you read it in Pakmag.
P 4942 0032
Kidz Life Play Centre
Kidz Life Play Centre is part of the children’s program run by the New Life Church Mackay. The centre is supported by church members and visitors.
The centre exists to foster healthy interaction between parent and child and supports poor and needy children in developing nations. Kidz Life is not for profit (not a business). Costs are only charged to recover expenses of runningthe program.
Programs offered include classes for parenting, raising children and single parent families.
Monday to Friday
From: 9.00am to 3.00pm
From: 9.00am to 4.00pm
Don’t forget to bring socks!
P 4953 5575
Places to Visit this School Holidays
Artspace Mackay is a regional art gallery operated by Mackay Regional Council which provides the community and its visitors with access to a wide range of cultural services.
Exhibition: MCA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF PRIMAVERA
Sunday, 1 April to Sunday, 13 May
Tuesday to Friday from 10:00am – 5:00pm
Weekends from 10.00am to 3pm
P 4961 9722
BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort
BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort is one big Whitsunday holiday destination in itself.
Nowhere else will you find so much fun in one place! If your idea of a great holiday is fun times in idyllic surrounds then you’ll love what’s on offer. The self-contained accommodation options and range of facilities truly caterto everyone from the young to the young-at-heart.
The stunning lagoon pool and the brand new big, huge, mega 13 slide water park make the perfect resort centrepiece and take the resort to a whole new level of family entertainment, along with a huge range of over 13 other onsite activiies for everyone to enjoy!
P 4948 5400
The Family Table
Kids Kitchen Cooking Classes
The Kids Kitchen cooking classes are designed to be a fun and educational way for kids and teens to learn about produce, trying different ingredients, learning the basics of preparing and cooking food as well as food hygiene and saety.
The kids and teens classes also assist to develop everyday skills including measuring, counting, reading recipes, teamwork and of course, cleaning up!
Cost: From $15.00 to $42.00
P 0449 167 152
Mackay City Libraries
School holiday activities are run during every school break for children aged Prep to Year 6. Activities are also available for high school students.
For more information, visit their website.
Bounce Now Entertainment
Water slides, jumping castles, bouncy boxing, gladiator duel, mechanical bull, sumo wrestling, cocktail machines, sticky wall, mini golf and fairy floss!
They deliver the FUN!
All Ages – All Events.
P 4942 6360
Sarina Sugar Shed
Take the tour – taste the action!
Get the kids out of the house these school holidays with a taste-bud-tantalising tour of the Sarina Sugar Shed, a fully working miniature sugar mill and distillery and the only one of its kind in Australia. The interactive tours are a geat way to teach your kids where sugar comes from while tasting freshly made sugar cane juice, fairy floss and locally made sauces and chutneys.
Open seven days a week.
Four daily tours are held at 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm (closed public holidays).
P 4943 2801
The Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre (MECC) is located in the heart of Mackay and is just a short stroll away from a plethora of City Centre restaurants, an award-winning regional art gallery, hotels, a library, shopping prcincts and Mackay’s magnificent blue water Pioneer River.
P 4961 9777
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