5 Amazing Things To Do with Kids over the Queen's Birthday Weekend

Sat 09 Jun 2018 - Tue 12 Jun 2018

Top family-friendly things to do over the long weekend

It's the long weekend and it's winter but that doesn't mean you should stay home!

There's plenty to keep you and your little people busy from Saturday 9 to Monday 11 June 2018. Here are 5 suggestions to keep your family occupied:

  • The [link https://www.littlebigshots.com.au Little Big Shots: Australia's International Film Festival] at ACMI.

  • [image1 Little Big Shots Festival 2018]

    The Little Big Shots Film Festival screens short films for kids at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI).

    Screening a selection of short films from all over the world aimed at children from 2 - 15yrs, the Little Big Shots Film Festival is highly entertaining film festival for everyone in the family.

    Use the discount code "CLUBANZ" to get reduced priced tickets

    Children under 4 years: FREE

    Where: ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne
    When: 8 - 11 June 2018
    Web: Book your tickets at: [link https://www.acmi.net.au/events/little-big-shots-2018/ Here]

  • [link https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/exhibition/new-york-new-york/ New York! New York! for Kids] at NGV.

  • [image2 NGV New York! New York!]

    The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) opens the highly-anticipated MELNYC collaboration MoMA.

    To coincide with 2018 2019s Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, NGV presents a large 2013scale participatory installation that showcases New York City 2013 home of MoMA and recognised as a leading cultural destination.

    New York! New York! is a free exhibition and will open in the Kids Gallery at NGV on 9 June, 2018. The art exhibition invites children into the NGV to play with interactive displays, multimedia projections and hands-on activities inspired by the vibrancy of New York City.

    Where: NGV International, St Kilda Road
    Web: [link https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/exhibition/new-york-new-york/ Here]
    Costs: Free

  • [link https://museumsvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/whats-on/above-and-beyond/ Above & Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition] at Scienceworks.

  • [image3 Above & Beyond at Scienceworks]

    Above & Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition, is the astronomical new adventure opening at Scienceworks on 9 June, 2018.

    In collaboration with NASA and produced by Boeing, Above & Beyond taps into these very childhood dreams. Inspirational, educational, and a whole universe of fun for kids of all ages!

    Where: Scienceworks, 2 Booker Street, Spotswood
    Web: [link https://museumsvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/whats-on/above-and-beyond Here]

  • [link https://www.zoo.org.au/werribee/whats-on/storytelling-sundays Storytelling Sundays at Werribee Zoo].

  • [image4 Storytelling Sundays at Werribee Zoo]

    On Sundays throughout June, Werribee Zoo hosts Storytelling Sundays.

    Hear and participate in stories from Africa presented through books, puppets and music as you wander through the trails at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

    Special guest and African storyteller 2013 Valanga Khoza shares traditional tales by the fire with short musical intervals.

    There's also fun games on the lawn, Ethiopian coffee tastings, stone carving demonstrations and more.

    Where: Werribee Zoo
    When: Sunday 10 June, 11am - 2pm
    Web: [link https://www.zoo.org.au/werribee/whats-on/storytelling-sundays Here]
    Cost: Activities are free with entry fees

  • [link http://www.boneomaze.com.au/winterglow WinterGlow] at Boneo Maze.

  • [image5 WinterGlow at Boneo Maze]

    Facepainting, fire show, light displays, movie tent, neon photo booth and more!

    Boneo Maze is a Mornington Peninsula based eco park for families. There's outdoor games, mazes and mini golf on offer plus the park has embraced the winter season with the "WinterGlow" Festival running on the Sunday over the Queen's Birthday Weekend.

    Where: 695 Limestone Road, Fingal, VIC
    Web: [link http://www.boneomaze.com.au Here]

    What will you be dong over the Queen's Birthday Weekend? Have we missed anything? Get in touch.

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