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Kids Day Out 2019 - Good Friday Appeal

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Help the Royal Children's Hospital by attending this event
This is a day for the children and is their day out for fun and activities!

Come on down to Kids Day Out! The Good Friday Appeal encourages Victorians of all ages to come along to the 2019 Kids Day Out supported by the City of Melbourne.

This is an annual event and is a great way to bring the whole family together for a day of fun, activities and entertainment, all while raising much-needed funds for The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.



Entry is free and you do not need to book or buy tickets. There are some activities that are ticketed and these as from $3 to $10, while other activities request a gold coin donation.

This event will be on Friday 19th April 2019 from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. It will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf.



Each year, the Good Friday Appeal brings together people from all parts of the community to raise much-needed funds for equipment, research and education at The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. You can check out more about the Good Friday Appeal at this link.



This appeal has proved very popular with thousands of people from all walks of life, who volunteer their time, expertise and creativity to organise the fundraising activities needed throughout the year.



Your support from this event gives children the best chance for a healthy start in life by making sure that the hospital continues to offer world-class care.

KIDS DAY OUT ACTIVITIES
Ice Skating Wonderland
Put on those ice skates at the Bank of Melbourne Ice Skating Wonderland or take a ride down the 15-metre ice slide. You can hire the skates at the venue so children of all ages can skate the day away.



Woolworths Fresh Food Market
Treat yourself some delicious produce at the Woolworths Fresh Fair.

Teddy Bear Hospital
Bring your teddy or a soft toy to have a checkup at the Teddy Bear Hospital! This will be carried out by the Teddy Bear doctors from The University of Melbourne.

Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting bears will also be available to buy and all proceeds will be going to the appeal.

GETTING THERE
There are several ways you can get to this event:
Trams Take the 96, 12 or 109 down Spencer/Clarendon Street to the stop at the Clarendon Street entrance.

Trains Travel to Southern Cross Station, then catch one of the above trams or bus route 238 (arrives at Convention Centre Place entry), or walk 10 minutes from the station.

Parking - Parking is limited so please consider using public transport. PLEASE NOTE: there will be works taking place on roads and public transport routes throughout April. Please view the Public Transport Victoria site for further details. For further information visit this link.

Make sure you note this date down in your phone or diary as it is for a very worthy cause!
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Why? For an event for children and families
When: 19th April 2019
Where: Melbourne Convention Centre
Cost: FREE entry
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