Book your places now for the many activities on offer in the Upper Hunter Shire during the school holidays.
There is a day of big inflatables fun and the Big Friendly Giant movie, arts and crafts at the libraries, activities at the Youth Centres and a packed SOOSH program.
All the details are included in the Upper Hunter Shire Council ‘What’s On’ guide to all the great activities available during the school holidays.
Blow Up Bonanza
Before they get back to school, children and young people can enjoy a Blow Up Bonanza in Merriwa on Friday 21 April. This free, family-friendly event will include inflatable toys, obstacles and waterslides as well as a screening of the movie Big Friendly Giant (G). All ages are welcome, but children under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult.
Free transport is available to the Blow Up Bonanza at Merriwa no.2 Oval which will run from 3pm to 8pm. Book your place from Murrurundi on 0438 437 082 or from Scone on 0417 287 540 or by dropping into your local Youth Centre.
This Youth Week event is alcohol-free and supported by the regional Australia Bank.
All ages are welcome but children under school age must be accompanied by a parent or carer. Book with the libraries on Aberdeen 6540 1303, Cassilis 6376 1295, Merriwa 6521 7007, Murrurundi 6540 1363 and Scone 6540 1183.
Aberdeen library: Tuesday 11 April - 10.30am Easter baskets, Friday 21 April - 2.30pm ANZAC craft
Cassilis Library: Wednesday 12 April - 10.30am Pirates & princesses, Wednesday 19 April - 10.30am Anzac wreaths & ANZAC biscuits
Merriwa Library: Tuesday 11 April - 11.00am Easter baskets, Tuesday 18 April - 11.00am ANZAC wreaths
Murrurundi Library: Wednesday 12 April - 10.00am - 12noon Art smart classes ANZAC (10yrs to adults), Wednesday 19 April - 10.00am - 12noon Art smart classes ANZAC (10yrs to adults) supported by Murrurundi & District Arts Council
Scone Library: Monday 10 April - 10.30am Easter hats, Wednesday 12 April - 11.30am Easter baskets, Wednesday 19 April - 11.30am Autumn craft, Friday 21 April - 10.30am Storytime, Monday 24 April - 10.30am Digger’s hat posters
What’s On is distributed to most school students in the Upper Hunter Shire, but if it has disappeared at the bottom of the school bag it can also be viewed here.
Upper Hunter Shire Council
P: 6540 1100
Upper Hunter Shire Council is a local government authority and provides an extensive array of services including health and building; town planning; aged care; sporting and recreational facilities; roads; libraries; garbage collection; airport facilities; saleyards; public venues; water; children, youth and families and tourist information.