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Top Five Free Events For Kids in July

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A Curated List of the Top Five Free Events For Kids in July
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LEGO Lovers: Check out the Lego Brick Zone at Watergardens Town Centre.

When: 23 June - 13 July 2014
Where: Watergardens Town Centre, 399 Melton Hwy, Taylors Lakes

gardenworld braeside free dinosaur viewing
Dinosaur Lovers: Have you ever taken your kids to Gardenworld Nursery in Braeside? A fun and free prehistoric adventure.

When: Open 9am - 5pm, 7 days a week
Where: 810 Springvale Rd, Braeside 3195

Mystery Lovers:
Kids are FREE at Zoos Victoria; yes still a bit of a not-so-hidden cost, as they frown upon you dropping the kids off at the gate unsupervised. But I digress. Have you investigated the Go Undercover program yet? Pick up your clue cards at the gates and get decoding.

When: Saturday 28 June - Sunday 13 July
Where: Melbourne Zoo, Elliott Avenue, Parkville
Cost: Free for kids under 16

Sky Magic Lovers:
Fireworks at Docklands

When: Fridays, 6pm - 8pm (fireworks at 7pm) from 4 July to 22 August, 2014
Website: City Website Information
Where: Piazza at Docklands, 429 - 437 Docklands Drive

Sword Lovers:
The Way of the Samarai: This one is for the older kids, or families with a wide age range of kids.

When: 04/07/2014 - 04/11/2014, 10am-5pm, Closed Tuesdays
Website: Bushido: Way of the Samarai
Where: National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Road

Happy July; here's hoping you don't need to spend all of your savings on the heating bills.
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Why? Freedom for parents while the kids have free from school
Cost: Free free and, oh yes, more free!
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