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Penguin Books Kids' Day Out & Sandsational Easter Egg Hunt

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There's more to do at Story Land Frankston
Eastland Shopping Centre, Sandcastles, Sandstorm Events, Free, freeMelbourne Aquarium
Get a photo with the 'real'
Peter Rabbit this Easter
You've visited or perhaps read all about the Sand Sculpting Australia 'Story Land' Exhibition at Frankston Waterfront. Visit again this Easter, 18 to 21st April, and you can get your photograph taken with the "real" Peter Rabbit! All entrants receive a free bag of chocolate eggs, and all children will go into the daily draw to win a giant Easter hamper, and a hand carved, sand-sculpted Easter egg.

Eastland Shopping Centre, Sandcastles, Sandstorm Events, Free, freeMelbourne Aquarium
Can't wait for Easter? Eastland Shopping Centre (Ringwood) is hosting Sandstorm Events, presenting an "Under the Sea" fantasy-sand-land, created using 21 tonnes of sand.

Create your own sand art at the activity workshop (from $5), located near Centre Stage, weekends from 10am to 4pm. Every child who visits the workshop receives a free Kids Pass to the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium ($22 value).

Visit during trading hoursto check out the mermaids, puffer fish, octopus and an amazingly detailed castle. Free exhibition on display at Eastland Shopping Centre until 30th March, 2014.

Another option before Easter is the
Eastland Shopping Centre, Sandcastles, Sandstorm Events, Free, Penguin Books Day
Each child will receive a free (randomly selected) Book
on Penguin Books Kids' Day Out
Penguin Books Day at the main Story Land Exhibition Frankston, 30 March. Children who dress up as their favourite Penguin Books character get free admission on the day, plus every child will receive a free Penguin Publishers book, compliments of Penguin Publishers (random assortment of titles).
  • Meet Graeme Base between 11am 12:30pm.
  • Meet Spot The Dog @10:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm

To win one of 5 Family Passes [$39 value (no cash value)] to the Sand Sculpting Australia 'Story Land' Exhibition at Frankston Waterfront, please send an email to competitions@weekendnotes.com with 'Story Land' Exhibition in the subject line; Let us know why you'd love to go! Competition closes 31 March; please include full postal address so we can post the passes to you (addresses will not be used for any other purpose).
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Why? To celebrate Easter in a unique way
When: Penguin Books Kids' Day Out: Sunday 30th March
Sandsational Easter: 18-21 April
Exhibit Open Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4pm (Last tickets sold 3:30pm)
Friday to Sunday and Public Holidays 10:00am to 6:00pm
Phone: 5986 6684
Where: Frankston Waterfront
Cost: Cash only; from $9
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