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Autumn School Holiday Fun in South West Sydney

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A list of free or affordable school holiday activities
Want to hear some exciting news?. You don't have to drive all over Sydney, or pay a fortune, to keep the kids entertained in the school holidays.

It's true! Some of the most affordable school holiday fun can be found at your local club or your community library. But to ensure you don't miss out you need to start planning now. So I'll give you a minute to grab your diary and pen, ok your smart phone will do, before reading on.

Autumn school holidays south west Sydney
Find some free or affordable local school holiday fun

OK, let's begin.

Both clubs and libraries usually offer a variety of free or affordable activities for members and their children throughout the school holidays.

In my local area of south west Sydney there are numerous fun activities on offer in various locations including the following:

Moorebank Sports Club (Sporties)

The Manta Ray Room at Moorebank Sports Club offers a school holiday program for children aged 5 - 12 years. Activities are conducted in a supervised and safe environment. For most activities there is nominal cost of around $10 per child.

This Autumn school holiday activities include:

the "Get Wild Aussie Animal Show"
Kids Bingo
Kids Movies
Craft activities
Cupcake decorating
a teddy bears picnic

While the kids are entertained parents and grandparents can enjoy the facilities of the club including Café 230, the Indulge Brasserie and The Backyard.

Moorebank Sports Club April school holidays
School holiday fun at Moorebank Sports Club

Moorebank Sports Club is located at 230 Heathcote Road Hammondville. For bookings contact the Manta Ray Room on Ph: 9825 3300 or email at


Another local club offering a great range of free and ticketed entertainment to keep the kids occupied is Mounties.

Mounties April school holidays
(Image credit: Mounties)

Located in Mt Pritchard, Mounties boasts a number of restaurants and bars, sporting facilities and also offers great entertainment.

During the April school holidays activities on offer include:

The Wiggles performing their Wiggle-Town tour
(bookings recommended as tickets sell like hot potatoes)
Free kids movies
Free kids disco
KAOS family amusement centre
Bricks for Kidz Workshop.
Justice Crew performing live

After all of this fun the kids will probably be hungry but don't worry Mounties has you covered. There are Kids Meal Deals available for lunch to coincide with school holiday activity days They include Kids Fried Rice and Spring Rolls for $5 from Vietnamese restaurant Bau Truong. Or the kids might prefer a Hot Dog and Chips for $5 from Fresh at Mounties. Kids Meal Deals are valid for lunch only for children under 12 years old.

Click here for the schedule of events.

Mounties is located at 101 Meadows Road Mt Pritchard.

Casula Powerhouse

April School Holidays Casula Powerhouse
Casula Powerhouse

The Casula Powerhouse offers school holiday workshops for children aged 5 - 12 years old. This April workshops are focused on spiritual craft making with a universal meaning.

Workshops include:

Rainbow Ribbon Making
Mandala Mosaics
Stained Glass Windows
Graphic Illusions
Drama Workshop
and many more

The cost is $10 per workshop, unless otherwise stated.
For a full list of activities or to make a booking click here.

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is located at 1 Powerhouse Rd Casula (entry via Shepherd St). There is free parking available on site. If travelling by train, you can disembark at Casula Station, conveniently located only 100 metres from the Casula Powerhouse.

Revesby Workers Club

Another local club catering for children during the school holidays is Revesby Workers Club.

At Revesby Workers Club in the April school holidays you can:

chill out at a free kids movie
make a new friend at the Build a Bear Workshop
join the fun of the giggle-icious live stage adventure in the Giggle and Hoot show
attend a Bricks 4 Kidz Workshop.

Click here for a schedule of events.

The adjoining Revesby Village Centre is also home to AMF Revesby and Carnival Kingdom Play Centre.

Revesby Workers Club is located in Brett St Revesby.

Liverpool City Libraries

Liverpool Library April School Holidays
Check out oyur local library during the school holidays

Don't forget to check out your local library to find out what they have on offer during the school holidays. Liverpool City Council is offering numerous school holiday activities for primary school aged children in their branch libraries at Liverpool, Casula, Moorebank, Green Valley and Miller.

Activities for children aged 6 - 12 years include:

a Magic Show with Peter Wood
meet one of the smallest dinosaurs with Dinosaur Science
play some cultural music with Ghana Beat My Drum

Younger children aged 5 - 8 years can get creative at the Fancy Fish Craft session.

For a schedule of events click here.

Bookings are required for most activities and will commence on the 29th March 2016, Contact your local library to make a booking.

While you are at the library you can also check out everything else they have to offer such as picture books for the little ones, novels, magazines and DVD's for older children and teens and some libraries even have online gaming and gaming consoles.

Even if you don't live in south west Sydney, make sure you check out what your local clubs, libraries or council has planned during the school holidays. Hopefully you too will find some affordable fun in your neck of the woods. Good Luck!
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When: April School Holidays 2016
Where: Various locations in south west Sydney
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