Delight, challenge and inspire the kids at Fed Square over the spring school holidays with a packed program of free family entertainment.
Fun-filled programs will run on selected days throughout the holidays:
21 – 23 September + 28 – 30 September | 10am – 5pm | The Square | Free
Make Fed Square your playground with giant chess, giant jenga and much more giant fun!
21 – 23 September + 28 – 30 September | From 1pm | Big Screen | Free
Pull up a deckchair and unwind with family-friendly feature films on the Big Screen.
- 21 September | Fantastic Mr. Fox
- 22 September | Ernest & Celestine
- 23 September | Cinderella (live action)
- 28 September | Paddington
- 29 September | Big Hero 6
- 30 September | The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
Itty Bitty Book Van
21 + 28 September | 11am – 2pm | The Square | Free
Entertain the kids with free music and storytelling adventures inside the Itty Bitty Book Van.
Meditation for Children
22 September | 12pm – 12.30pm | Deakin Edge | Free
29 September | 12pm – 12.30pm | The Stage | Free
Introduce your child to the benefits of meditation with these calm, focused and empowering half hour sessions.
Guru Dudu Silent Disco Tours
Tuesday 29 September | 12.30pm, 1.30pm + 2.30pm (30 minute tours) | St Paul’s Court | Free
Grab your headphones and follow Guru Dudu as he takes you on a disco adventure around Fed Square! Suitable for kids and adults of all ages.
Dance + Movement Workshop
23 + 30 September | 11am – 11.30am + 12pm – 12.30pm | The Stage | Free
Give your kids a good ‘dose of dance’ in professionally-led movement workshops that encourage self-expression while having lots of fun!
19 + 20 September | 10am – 6pm | ACMI | Free
Let yourself loose as ACMI celebrates all things Bowie over a special weekend of music, performance, films and workshops.
21 – 25 September + 28 September – 2 October | 10am – 2pm | ACMI | Free
Create colourful, moveable characters for your fingertips in this free drop-in workshop aimed at kids aged 5-10.
Sock Star Creative Workshop
28 September – 4 October | 10am + 1pm | ACMI | Full $16, concession $13 – book online
Bring the studio to life with your colourful sock stars in this hands-on green screen and puppet making workshop for kids aged 9 to 12.
Various dates + times | ACMI Cinemas | $7 – book online
Take some time to relax with children’s film screenings including The Muppets Take Manhattan and Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird.
Meet the Hermannsburg Potters
19, 20, 22 + 23 September | 10am + 2pm | NGV Australia | Free
Enjoy a family day out at NGV where you can watch the Hermannsburg Potters create works of clay in front of your eyes, and get in the spirit of AFL finals season by sharing stories about your favourite players.