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'The Wizard of Oz' School Holiday Fun at Karrinyup Shopping Centre

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I'm Off to See the Wizard, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
What a wonderful story! What a great event this will be for kids young and old! Who could ever forget Judy Garland as Dorothy in the original film?

Dorth, in,Wizard,of,Oz
Image: By CBS Television Network. Public Domain,

Basically, the story is about a tornado which rips through Kansas, and Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away to the magical land of Oz. They go down the Yellow Brick Road to get to the Emerald City and en route they meet the Wizard, Scarecrow, Tin Man and a fearful Lion. The story evolves around this and there is of course, a witch.

The movie has been made many times, and the first movie was released in April of 1940, and this is one story that has weathered the ages, and is still extremely popular, and a wonderful fantasy story for all ages.

Tinman - Image:

The magic of this story can be seen at the Karrinyup Shopping Centre during the April 2017 school holidays.

Wizard of Oz stage play
Image: By Daniel Kaminsky - Ula Shevtsov, CC BY-SA 3.0,

This is a live stage performance where the characters will interact with YOU, the audience, and it is completely free. You may get the chance to meet the characters in the first week, 10th to 16th April, 2017. All the famous, characters that we have come to love over the many years since Frank L. Baum created this delightful tale will be there.

Meet Dorothy, Lion, Scarecrow and Tin Man as they are off on their adventure to meet the WIZARD.

Scarecrow and Lion - Image:

Dress up as your favourite character, and your whole family may get to meet these exciting characters, and there are also some amazing prizes to be won while you are having fun!

You will be able to follow the Yellow Brick Road hunt, and you will pick up your maps in order to do this. You can then go round the shopping centre and pick up free treats and things to do along the way.

On the second week of the school holidays, the 17th to the 21st April, there will be a Wizard of Oz craft activity centre where children will be shown how to make a Scarecrow hat for themselves.

Decorating the wall of the shopping centre in the Food Court, there will be a mural painted by local artist, Linzi Carter and you will be able to take a "selfie" in front of this mural, and post it online for a chance to win a prize valued at $200. WOW -All this fun with prizes, and treats also! This is a great opportunity and one that all children can attend.

As it is over Easter, there will also be an Easter Bunny who will be around from the 13th April until Sunday, 16th April, and the bunny will, of course, be giving out free Easter eggs.

This is a MUST ATTEND EVENT so make sure you go with your family at least once - go every day if you wish - it is FREE!

Remember, the school holidays at the Karrinyup Shopping Centre, 200 Karrinyup Road, Karrinyup. There is plenty of underground and ordinary parking for this huge, exciting event.
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Why? To see the Wizard of Oz characters, mingle, win prizes and have some free fun
When: Monday 10th April 2017 to Friday, 21st April, 2017
Where: Karrinyup Shopping Centre
Cost: FREE
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