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Free Family Events in August

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Published July 25th 2016
Families, free and fabulous
Sioux Tempestt
Sioux Tempestt - Chronicle Exhibition

August 1-5
Everyone will enjoy the vibrant colours and familiar subject matter of the Chronicle art exhibition by Sioux Tempestt, celebrating the beautiful buildings and heritage of Perth.
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August 2
There will be a free coaching sessions this month for skaters, scooters and BMX on Tuesday 2nd in High Wycombe and Tuesday 16th at Forrestfield.
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Free gardening advice for all green thumbs

August 3
Get free gardening tips from the experts with this talk at Kings Park on Wednesday. Sessions are free but you must register (and buy your own coffee).
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Avon Descent
Avon Descent

August 5-7
The Avon Descent takes place over three big days with a range of family friendly events from Northam to Bayswater. Sundays events include bouncy castles, cuddly animals, balloon twisting, food tasting, face painters and more.
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August 6
Support local crafters at the Creator's Corner Craft Markets (there will also be a tea garden).
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Breastfeeding Week

August 6
All are welcome to celebrate the beauty of breastfeeding with a day of festivities in Fremantle as part of World Breastfeeding Week. There will be market stalls, face painting, bubble blowing and more.
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Makers Market
Makers Market

August 7
Head to beautiful Heathcote Reserve for the fabulous Makers Market, with more than 100 market stalls from Perth's finest artisans, designers and craftspeople. Bring a picnic or enjoy the food available for sale on the day.
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August 7
Stay dry inside with the Indoor Winter Market in Joondalup with free entertainment for the kids.
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One Stroke

August 6-31
Be amazed by a calligraphy master at the One Stroke exhibition opening this month in the city.
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August 7, 14, 21
Bring the whole family to enjoy the Sunday at Subi Concerts and enjoy the sounds of some of Perth's best musicians.
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Science Week

August 13
Head along to the State Library for Science Week and be amazed by exciting presentations about zombies and drones, a science-themed story-time and a fun photo booth using green screen technology.
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August 13, 14
There will be more than 50 great interactive exhibits and plenty of exciting things to at the Perth Science Festival being held at the Cultural Centre.
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August 16
There will be a free coaching sessions this month for skaters, scooters and BMX on Tuesday 2nd in High Wycombe and Tuesday 16th at Forrestfield.
More info.

Makers Market

August 20, 27
There will be two family-friendly Local and General Markets this month (Secret Harbour and Armadale) offering market, crafts, gifts and homewares stalls, live music, gourmet food and free children's activities.
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Harry Perkins
Perkins Open Day

August 27
Budding doctors and scientists will enjoy the open day of the Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research, with guided tours and the chance to see behind the scenes of some of Perth's premier medical research facilities.
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Wednesdays
Pre-schoolers can enjoy free storytelling and craft sessions at Karrinyup each Wednesday, with the story and activities changing every week.
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Story Time
Story Time

Weekdays
For families in other area, find a local Better Beginnings storytelling session at a local library near you.
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Buster the Fun Bus
Buster the Fun Bus

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Buster the Fun Bus is a free parent support service that operates in various locations on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Buster provides parents the chance to catch up, get support and find resources while kids can play and interact.
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Saturdays
Music lovers of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and get involved in the Catch Music jam sessions at Elizabeth Quay every Saturday this month.
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All month
For a limited time, not one but two Kids eat Free at all dine-in Guzman y Gomez Mexican restaurants.
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Or find other great Kids Eat Free offers across Perth here.

Kids Eat Free


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Why? Kids are expensive but entertaining them shouldn't be
When: August 2016
Where: Across Perth
Cost: FREE
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