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Ten Days of Winter Winning
WIN one of ten free winter school holiday experiences in this


WeekendNotes and the sponsors below
are giving away prizes for TEN days straight
to set you up for some winter winning
and winter fun
for the July school holidays

All you need to do* is send us your name, address, phone number, and your favourite family day activity, to, subject: WINTER WINNER, by midnight on 23 June, 2014, and you're in it to win it! Any one of these ten prizes could be yours. Good luck, and remember that tickets and bookings are still available for all events, if you don't win.

Day 1 of Winter Winning: Drawn 15 June

Bellinzona, Grange Group, Hepburn Springs, Daylesford, free night
Grange Bellinzona B&B: Let's kick it off with one for the parents, shall we? Why should the kids get all of the holiday fun? It's getaway time to the Daylesford/Hepburn Springs area for a one night bed and breakfast package, in a superior suite, with full country breakfast for a couple at Grange Bellinzona.

Terms and conditions and more details will be given upon awarding prize to the lucky winners.

Want to head there with the whole family? Check out their July school holiday family specials at up to 50% off your booking.

Day 2 of Winter Winning: Drawn 16 June

Mondo Rock: Let's follow up with another one for the parents, perhaps?
Free, Winter Winning, Comp, July School Hols Melbourne
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How about a free double pass to see Mondo Rock:
Saturday, 28th June at the Palais Theatre, St Kilda

*Separate competition than the one currently running, entries for both comps qualify.

Day 3 of Winter Winning: Drawn 17 June

Bellarine Holiday Train Family Pass You and your family get to choose one of two options for this prize from Bellarine Railway's July School Holiday Specials:

Dazzling Dan Magic Show & Workshop

Tuesday 1 July - 11am OR
Third Drawer Down
Willow Star Music with Motion
Tuesday 8 July - 11am

Day 4 of Winter Winning: Drawn 18 June

Third Drawer Down Workshop: Third Drawer Down is awarding one registration to their "Who Are You?" kids' portrait workshop, Saturday 5 July.

Day 5 of Winter Winning: Drawn 19 June

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Family Package: The Melbourne Star is warming up your winter holidays with some family fun. Head over to Docklands with your family pack of tickets (2 adults and 2 kids); after your flight, check out the roving entertainers, get your face painted, or create something arty!
Free, Winter Winning, Comp, July School Hols Melbourne

Day 6 of Winter Winning: Drawn 20 June

Hi-5 Fan Family Prize Package:
Win the Ultimate Hi-5 Fan Family Prize Package;
includes FREE concert tickets for your family (2 adults, 2 kids), a ride to the show in a pink limo, arriving like a star, and meeting the Hi-5 stars after the show!

*separate competition to the other one currently running; entries for both comps qualify. Show time Saturday, 12th Jul 2014; 10:00am, Melbourne; limo pick up time and other details shared with winner upon awarding prize.

pink limo

Free, Winter Winning, Comp, July School Hols Melbourne
Day 7 of Winter Winning: Drawn 21 June

Wonderland Fun Park Circus and Fun Day
Prize package includes a family pack of tickets to the
Winter Wonderland Circus Spectacular valid while event lasts: June 28 - July 13 with acts of intrigue and wonder. See circus and side show stunts from Australia's Circus Super Stars, live in the Wonderland Spiegeltent theatre.

Make a day of it with your Family Pack of ride bracelets for the awesome rides Wonderland Fun Park has to offer, including the Dodgem Cars, Grand Carousel, Flying Dragon, Crazy Wave, Wacky Worm Roller Coaster, Drop Zone and more. Ride bracelets valid for 1 year.

Day 8 of Winter Winning: Drawn 22 June
glaze it, pottery painting, pottery studio, ceramics, kids parties, hens parties

Glaze It Pottery Studio Family Prize Pack​: Get your creative juices flowing with your family (2 adults and 2 kids), and let someone else clean up the mess. Glaze It invites you to book a time at the studio, each pick out your own free pottery piece, and pay no studio fees to paint and have your piece beautifully glazed, with this whatever-the-weather prize package.

free family pass tangled maze
Day 9 of Winter Winning: Drawn 23 June
The Tangled Maze Family Pack:​ You and your family (two adults and two kids) are off to The Tangled Maze in Creswick, where getting lost is only half the fun! Prize package includes unlimited time in the hedge maze, mini golf, giant chess, and naughts and crosses. Cafe on site.

Day 10 of Winter Winning: Drawn 24 June
Crocs Playcentre Moorabin, free family pass

Croc's Playcentre Moorabbin Christmas in July Family Pass:
mr onion mat unwin
On 26 July, Croc's Playcentre Moorabbin (review article here) will be celebrating Christmas in July with magician Mr Onion (Mat Unwin) and limitless play at the indoor playground. *One day family pass may be used for the Christmas in July event or for a day up to one year after; not valid during school holidays.

*Send us your name, address, and phone number to, subject: WINTER WINNER, by midnight on 23 June, 2014, and you're in it to win it! Any one of these ten prizes could be yours (note that prize draws will begin 15 June; entries after 15 June will still qualify for remaining prizes). All prizes are transferable (but may not be sold) and are valid for 1 year where possible. Winners will be drawn daily from 15-24 June, notified by email daily, and all 10 winners will be listed here by 26 June. One entry per family please. Prizes have no cash value. Dated prizes must be used for event as awarded and cannot be exchanged unless otherwise noted. Winners will be given more details on prize redemption upon notification.

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Image credit: Winning boy

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Why? For TEN days of Winter Winning, just in time for July school holidays
When: Daily draws,15-24 June
Where: Melbourne and area
Cost: FREE
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