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Summer school holiday program

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Friday, 16 December 2016 - 11:15am
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The Summer school holidays are upon us and there are plenty of activities happening throughout Golden Plains Shire to keep your primary-aged children entertained.


Dancing is like dreaming with your feet

Award winning Cari Fynn of Cari’s school of dance in Teesdale will host two fun and interactive dance sessions for primary aged children. Cari teaches Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip hop/funk and Theatrical styles.Enquire/bookings: M: 0418 339 777 E:
When: Tuesday 17 January for ages 5-9yrs, Thursday 19 January for ages 10-13yrs
Time: 10-11am both days
Where: Teesdale Community Hall, Main Rd, Teesdale   
Cost: $12 per person 


Learn to ride

Artemis Park Riding School in Meredith will host two all day horse riding sessions for beginners and onwards. If learning how to care for a horse and how to ride a horse interests your child, then go to Artemis Park Riding School Facebook page for enquires and bookings. Alternatively call Geraldine Bartlett on 04015 860 535 
When: Sun 8 January and Monday 16 January (ages 5+)
Time: 9am-3pm
Where: Artemis Park Riding School 367 Midland hwy, Meredith
Cost: $120

Exhibit at the Bannockburn Cultural Centre

Fun @ the Bannockburn Library

The Bannockburn Library will host a range of activities throughout the holidays for school-aged children. If the thought of ‘Super Box Cars’, ‘The Art of Mindfulness’, ‘Miss Peregrines Peculiar Photography’ or ‘Harry Vs Voldermort’ just to name a few might interest your child then go to the libraries website. All events are FREE unless otherwise specified. Bookings are essential. Online at or in person at any branch, or phone 4201 0500.

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Boredom busters with the YMCA

The Bannockburn YMCA will host a range of boredom buster activities throughout the holidays to challenge and entertain your child. Go to the YMCA website for a full list of the activities being offered and to register your child. Visit their website online at  

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Cuppa and Craft session

The Cuppa and Craft group will host a free fun and creative session at ‘The Well’ Smythesdale. If your child is interested in creating a beaded key ring and a bunting, this is the session for you. Places are limited so bookings are essential, phone 5321 1500.
When: Mon 23 January
Time: 10am – 1pm
Where: ‘The Well’ Smythesdale
Cost: Free *Lunch will be provided free of charge * 



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Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.