NAIDOC Week (7 to 14 July) celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
A new program of online entertainment and activities has been launched to support our community during lockdown. Glen Eira @Home is a curated program of fun and free stay-at-home activities suitable for all ages.
Commencing with an array of activities over the school holidays and beyond, children, youth and adults can learn and create a range of art pieces including painting, drawing and more. Live performances of music, theatre performance and drama will be on offer for all ages, and a brilliant range of informative talks including artist in-conversations and wellness programs including mindful meditation, yoga and more to encourage good mental health.
The Glen Eira @Home program will be updated weekly during the lockdown. This includes activities that are available ‘on-demand’ at any time as well as special live events. All events and activities are free however booking is essential for the live events. Check back on the website weekly to see what new activities have been added, we are sure there will be something just for you! Check out the full program of live events, or explore our on-demand activities now.
Dance and Zumba for Kids | Wednesday 22, Friday 25, and Wednesday 29 September, 10 am
Keep your kids active with Lucy’s vibrant and engaging Zumba class. A great way for children to burn off that excess energy while locked-down at home.
Dance and Zumba for Adults | Friday 24 September and Friday 1 October, 7 pm
Kick-start your weekend with a high energy dance class on Friday nights. Lucy will have you moving and grooving to the classic hits of the 80s, 90s, and 00s.
Storytime and Making Picture Books (ages 5+) | Friday 24 September, 10 am
Join Jane and Anna to hear a story and see behind the scenes of how a picture book is created. Discover how they find ideas, develop characters and bring a story to life on a page. Then its time to put your imagination to use and create your own picture book.
Colour the World with Tiptoe Giants | Saturday 2 October, 10 am and 4 pm
It’s time to Colour the World! Open your eyes, ears, heart and minds on a rainbow, musical adventure with Tiptoe Giants.
Larrikin Puppets | Sunday 3 October, 10 am – 10:45 am
Larrikin Puppets perform colourful and exciting puppet shows featuring zany characters and catchy songs. A fast-paced, feel-good puppet shows celebrating fun, kindness and diversity while encouraging audiences to sing, dance and play along.
Billie and the Outback Dinosaurs | Sunday 10 October 10:30 am – 11:30 am (available to view for 1 week)
Tim Ferguson, of the legendary Doug Anthony All Stars and popular comedic performer, has joined award-winning writer Chris Thompson and composer Geoff Willis to create Billie and the Outback Dinosaurs. Orchestral music, animation, movement and storytelling collide in this wonderful performance for kids.
Come Try Sports | Multiple dates throughout school holidays.
Whether you are the next Max Gawn, Ash Barty or Ellyse Perry or whether you have limited sporting knowledge, our Come and Try sessions are the ideal place to start your sporting adventure. Join an online session, facilitated by local sporting clubs, offering you the opportunity to hone and learn new skills and connect with the community.
The fun doesn’t stop there, Glen Eira @Home brings you many more events: creative workshops, performances, meditations, talks and sports classes. Explore the full program of live events, or see on-demand activities for entertainment now.