Children’s Week is approaching quickly, with a number of events planned across the municipality from Saturday 21 to Sunday 29 October 2017.
This year theme is "Education has the power to transform lives". You can follow the week of activity using #ChildrensWeekBallarat on Facebook and Instagram. If attending events, remember to use #ChildrensWeekBallarat to get involved in the conversation. Look out for posts on the Parent Place and City of Ballarat Facebook pages on upcoming events and see the schedule below.
Children’s Week is supported by the Child Friendly Ballarat Committee. The Committee works to promote, support and influence positive outcomes for Ballarat as a Child Friendly City.
Join a fun session at the Art Gallery with your baby, toddler or preschool child and take part in free and fun art activities
Check out centralhighlandslibraries.org.au for all the activities
Baha'l Community of Ballarat
Light of Unity Children's Festival: Face Painting,Jumping Castle,Free Sausage Sizzle,Arts/Crafts
Jessica Zadeh 0426 824 380
YMCA Delacombe Community Hub, 16 Nandiriog Dr, Delacombe
Sat 21 - Sun 22nd & Sat 28 - Sun 29
9.00am - 6.30pm
Play 20 Holes of Mini Golf. Driving range availalble
$5 adults, free under 14 years
Richard Alsop 0405 135 309
Golf City Ballarat, 31 Learmonth St, Alfredton
Ballarat Neighbourhood House
10.00am - 12.00pm
Crouch Park Childrens Fest 2017 - A morning of art, music, footy and gardening to celebrate Childrens Week
Kate Owen 5329 3237
Crouch Park Playground, Kenworthy Pl, Mount Pleasant
Leigh Catchment Group
12.00pm - 5.00pm
Discover the treasures of Yarrowee. Hidden stories in an exciting fun Art/Science in a natural environment for all the family. Along the trail you will find art,nature and an environmental themed children's book swap. Bring Binoculars and comfy shoes.
Calling all Pirates and Mini Buccaneers to our Biggest Messy Day Ever! Huge new venue! Hidden Prizes/Treasure everywhere! BYO child; leave the cleaning to us!
$5 on the day (cash only please)
Sally Tuck 0411 320 811 Cheril Kemp 0432 366 113
Sebastopol Primary School, Wareen St, Sebastopol
10.00am - 2.00pm
Parents to bring their children to GymbaROO for no charge to experience what the GymbaROO program is about. We cater for children 6 weeks of age right through to the beginning of school. (School age children won't be permitted to access the equipment)
Children’s activities & entertainment: jumping castle, face painting & Earl Leonard performing from 4:30.
Kathryn - Bridge Mall 0403 193 940
Bridge Mall Shopping Centre, Little Bridge St
Ballarat Wildlife Park
9.00am - 5pm
Family Day: *Music and Singing *Do the "Wombat Wobble" *Educational talks by Keepers
Free for Children under 5 yrs
03 5333 5933
250 Fussell St, Ballarat East
10.00am - 12.00pm
YMCA Little Explorers at Siena Catholic PS, Lucas. Discover Lucas Kindergarten's new Little Explorer program, plant a tree or take one home. Enjoy a range of fun nature based activities for the whole family!