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Pirate storytime 

Talk like a Pirate Day storytime

 
Ahoy, mateys! International Talk like a Pirate Day is coming and to celebrate, we’re having a pirate storytime for kids and their families. There will be pirate tales, games and sea shanties to sing! Come dressed as a pirate or walk the plank! Suitable for preschool children. Free, no bookings required.
 
Niddrie
Tuesday 19 September, 10.30am-11.15am 
 
Mad science craft 

Mad science craft

 
Come to an awesome, exciting and inventive craft program! Kids will have a great time making mad science crafts! Suitable for primary school aged children. Free, bookings necessary.
 
Ascot Vale
Thursday 28 September, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1990
 
Avondale Heights
Wednesday 27 September, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1940
 
Flemington
Thursday 28 September, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1975
 
Niddrie
Tuesday 26 September, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1925
 
Sam Merrifield
Monday 25 September, 10.30am-11.30am 
Book online or call 8325 1950
 
 
 
Big Hero 6 

Film: Big Hero 6 

 
Robotics prodigy Hiro lives in the city of San Fransokyo. Next to his older brother, Tadashi, Hiro’s closest companion is Baymax, a robot whose sole purpose is to take care of people. When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms Baymax and his friends into a band of high-tech heroes. Suitable for primary school aged children. 102 mins, rated PG. Free, bookings necessary.
 
Avondale Heights
Thursday 28 September, 2pm-3.45pm
Book online or call 8523 1940
Flemington
Thursday 28 September, 2pm-3.45pm
Book online or 8523 1975

 

 
Mid-autumn lantern festival 

Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival

 
Join us in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival. Come along for children’s craft activities and taste traditional mooncake. Free, bookings necessary.
 
Avondale Heights
Tuesday 3 October, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1940
 
Flemington
Monday 2 October, 3pm-4pm
Book online or call 8325 1975
 
Makey Makey 

Makey Makey music

 
Turn your drawings into musical pieces of art by using coding language Scratch
and Makey Makey’s. Suitable for ages 8‑12. $4.30, bookings necessary.
 
Ascot Vale
Wednesday 4 October, 2pm-3.30pm
Book online or call 8325 1990
 
Niddrie
Wednesday 27 September, 2pm-3.30pm
Book online or call 8325 1925
 
Sam Merrifield
Monday 2 October, 2pm-3.30pm
Book online or call 8325 1950
 
Professor Bunsen 

Prof Bunsen’s Science Show

 
Science will come alive at Moonee Valley Libraries with Professor Bunsen. Experience the explosive power packed in a teaspoon of sugar, see a ball bazooka in action, hear sound being poured, marvel at colour changing reactions and much more. Suitable for 6‑14 year olds. $4.30, bookings necessary.
 
Avondale Heights
Wednesday 4 October, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8523 1940
 
Niddrie
Wednesday 4 October, 2pm-3pm
Book online or call 8523 1925
 
Flemington
Thursday 5 October, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8523 1975
 
Sam Merrifield
Thursday 5 October, 2pm-3pm
Book online or call 8523 1950
 
Halloween 

Halloween party

 
It’s that scary time of year again. Come to a Halloween party of spooktacular games and spooky stories. Dress in a scary costume. All children in attendance must be primary school age. Free, bookings necessary.
 
Avondale Heights
Friday 27 October, 5.15pm–6.30pm
Book online or call 8325 1940
 
Storytime in the Park 

Storytime in Queens Park

 
This very special storytime is presented by Moonee Valley Libraries in partnership with Council’s Active Utility. This will be a wild storytime with songs, stories
and rhymes and pop up games and activities for everyone to enjoy. Free, no bookings required.
 
Queens Park Sound Shell
Corner Mount Alexander Road and Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds
Monday 13 November, 10.30am-11.15am
 

 

Last updated: Monday, 18 September 2017, 2:07 AM