Children’s Week 2012 will be held from 20 to 28 October. This annual event celebrates childhood with a diverse range of events and activities organised at national, state and local levels.
To celebrate Children’s Week, Glen Eira City Council will host a range of activities and entertainment for all children and their families.
Thursday 25 October10am–1pmGlen Huntly Maternal and Child Health Centre, corner Royal and Rosedale Avenues, Glen Huntly
Saturday 27 October10am–1pmMoorleigh Community Centre, 90–92 Bignell Road, Bentleigh East
Minimise the risk of injury for your child by taking advantage of free child car restraint checks. According to the RACV, more than 70 per cent of child car restraints are incorrectly fitted.
Restraints will be checked by Kids N Cars. Please note: this is not an installation service. It is essential that you are able to understand and operate the restraint prior to attending this session.
Bookings are essential by Friday 19 October. For further information, contact Council’s Service Centre on 9524 3333.
Saturday 27 October9.30am–12.30pmCarnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie
Council will host a free Children’s Festival, which will include:
Animals on the Move: farmyard animals
Ever wanted to meet your favourite animal up close? From 9.30am to 12.30pm in the library forecourt, children will have the opportunity to touch, feed, hold and see some friendly farm animals, including rabbits, calves, lambs, roosters, ducks, piglets, goats, chooks, guinea pigs, geese, turkeys and chickens.
Playgroup Victoria Play Days mobile van
A variety of art and craft play experiences for children will be available from 9.30am to 12.30pm in the library forecourt. Parents will also be able to find out information about the value of playgroups and how they can access a playgroup in their local area.
Come and join our special StoryTime from 11am to 11.45am in the library foyer for a host of animal stories and rhymes.
From 10am to 12.30pm in the library foyer, face painters will be busy creating animal faces.
While you are at Carnegie Library, borrow a book to take home and share together. If you are not a member, join. Membership is free.
For further information on the Children’s Festival, contact Council’s Service Centre on 9524 3333.
Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
PO Box 42 Caulfield South 3162
Telephone 03 9524 3333
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TTY 133 677
Speak and Listen 1300 555 727
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