Winter School Holiday Program now available

Published on Monday, 5 July 2021 at 9:41:25 AM

Don’t let the chilly weather keep your kids stuck at home this break, pick up the latest edition of the Winter School Holiday Program.

The School Holiday Program – a combined effort between the City of Greater Geraldton and external stakeholders – has now commenced.

City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn was pleased to introduce the latest iteration of the program.

“This program is a staple of the holiday break here in Geraldton and it’s fantastic to see it continue to present the community with fresh new ideas,” he said.

“The variety on offer in this issue is a testament to those groups and organisations who take the time to host engaging activities for kids during the break.”

Popular City hosted activities such as the two day soccer clinics, wheelchair basketball and Dungeons and Dragons have returned, plus cupcake workshops hosted by Willows Cakery have been added to the menu.

Faces of Geraldton will offer aspiring young artists the opportunity to paint their own Geraldton face to be hung in the GRAG project gallery, with local artist William Upchurch on hand to assist.

Geraldton Regional Library will once again be hosting a variety of activities such as explore, read and get crafty at the Library, ripper writing sessions and even a create your own book nook class.

Stirlings Centre are also offering crafty kids plenty to do, with life sized paper dolls, sash workshops and even the opportunity to assemble your own Australian wooden animal kit.

Infinite Beginnings is an exciting opportunity for those who have never tried skateboarding before to come along and learn the basics in a safe environment.

NAIDOC Week celebrations will also take place in Geraldton with the Department of Justice working in conjunction with other stakeholders to put together a community event at Edith Cowan Square on Friday 9 July.

Active kids can keep moving with sports clinics on offer such as croquet come and try sessions, tennis clinics for all ages and even boxing classes with Skybox Studio.

Euphorium Creative are offering kids the opportunity to step behind the scenes of Miss Westralia, a play that uncovers the remarkable true story of a local girl who was crowned winner of the first Miss Australia competition. 

With lots more on offer, be sure to check out the full program by clicking here or pick up a hard copy from the Civic Centre on Cathedral Avenue.

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