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Family Fun Day at Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden

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"We're bored." If you've heard these words from your little darlings one time too many these school holidays, head up to the magnificent Family Fun Day at Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden on Tuesday 10 April 2018.

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden - Family Fun Day

Between 10am and 3pm, there will be a heap of fun and free hands-on activities to keep the kids busy including:

Bring your own t-shirt/singlet and make a bag with Plastic Bag Free Dandenong Ranges
Andy's Antics
CFA Fire Tanker and activities
Yarra Ranges Council Early Years
Victorian National Parks Association Nature Watch Program
The Great Garden Hunt
Parks Victoria Wildlife Display
BirdLife Australia Display
Eastern Regional Libraries
EPIC Project
Interactive activities and nature play games for children
Pot and take home your own plant

Food will be available from Olinda Primary School, the CFA and Oscar Vintage Coffee Van. Cafe Vireya is also onsite and is open from 10.30am to 4.00pm.

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden - Family Fun Day
A friendly visitor to the gardens

So gather the tribe and whilst you sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee, the kids will be having a ball and tiring themselves out.

The Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (formerly the National Rhododendron Garden) is stunning at this time of the year with the gardens showing off their seasonal colours.

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden - Family Fun Day
The Rhododendron's may not be in bloom, but there is plenty of colour

The park is located 500 metres from the Olinda township along the Olinda Monbulk Road. The garden is open 10.00am to 5.00pm daily (last entry 4.30pm) and entrance to the garden is free.
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Why? Free school holiday fun
When: Tuesday 10 April 2018
Phone: 131 963
Where: Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden
Cost: Free
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