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Spring School Holiday Activities - National Arboretum

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by Sue W (subscribe)
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Make a kite, create a bonsai and much more
The National Arboretum is located just a short drive from the city centre and is a scenic place to spend the school holidays. See the following list of spring school holiday activities that will be held at the Visitors Centre - bookings are required for each.

KITE MAKING costs $10 and will be held on 25th September and 2nd October. Book into a 1 hour workshop between 11am - 3pm and then fly your new kite out on the lawns. This activity is booking up fast - get in early to secure your spot!

BONSAI MAKING WORKSHOPS costs $33.50 and will be held on 26th, 27th and 29th September. They are designed for kids over 8 and cost $33.50. Take a tour of the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection and then kids will make their own bonsai.

INDIGENOUS CULTURAL WORKSHOP costs $21.50 and will be held on the 3rd, 5th and 6th of October. Learn how to chant along to the didgeridoo, enjoy traditional indigenous face painting, paint a boomerang and learn traditional dancing.

STORY TELLING AND CRAFT WORKSHOP WITH FAY MADDISON is a free event on 3rd and 4th October. This is a rare opportunity to hear stories told by well-known Canadian storyteller, Fay Maddison.

See the National Arboretum website for details and how to book.
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Why? Keep the kids busy these school holidays!
Phone: 02 6207 8484
Where: National Arboretum, Forest Dr, Canberra City ACT 2601
Cost: Prices vary, see website for details and booking
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