Looking for something to keep the little ones busy this school holidays? Check out The Hills Shire’s School Holiday guide, jam-packed with exciting activities and events to entertain even the most inquisitive of young minds!
Emoji Video Series Storytelling Showcase
This series of short individual video interviews gauges the thoughts of young people in The Hills—looking at their thoughts and reactions to topical socio-political and economic issues including employment, education, gender, stereotypes, racism and multiculturalism.
When: 15, 16, 18 & 22 April
Where: Community Migrant Resource Centre
You’re Hired Job Skills Workshop
Looking for your first job? Looking for your dream job? Or just looking for assistance in any aspect of finding employment? Come along to the Job Skills Workshop – a workshop designed for youth who are looking for assistance and skills with a resume, interview and job searching—and also hear from local professionals on work expectations. Click here to book now!
When: Monday, April 16
Where: Castle Hill Library
Bernie Mullane Free Week of Events
There’s something on every day of the week at Bernie Mullane! Come along for some group fun and get your heart rate up at the same time! Contact Fabian Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org to book now!
When: Monday, 16 April | Midday—2pm | Casual 3 on 3 Basketball Competition | Ages 17-24
Tuesday, 17 April | 5pm | Teen Active (45 min) Group exercise class | Ages 12-17
Wednesday, 18 April | Casual Futsal Comp | Ages 17-24
Thursday, 19 April | 5pm | Teen Active (45 min) Group exercise class | Ages 12-17
Friday, 20 April | Learn to Play Futsal | Ages 5-8 & 9-12
Where: Bernie Mullane Sports Complex
Starr’s Planetarium – Astronomy for kids
Be amazed as you enter a giant, inflatable planetarium to take a trip though the Solar System and onwards to the very edge of our Galaxy. Come back down to Earth to find out what’s in the sky tonight. Discover stars, planets, constellations and more! Suitable for children in school years K-6.
Where: Wrights Road Community Centre
Cost: $12 per person
Family Fun Day
There’s something for everyone at the Family Fun Day! Jam-packed with police & fire brigade displays, a jumping castle, henna tattoos, a rock climbing wall, skate competition & demo and much more, ! There will be a BBQ sausage sizzle and Devonshire tea available on the day.
When: 10am – 1pm, Tuesday, April 17
Where: Balcombe Heights Estate
Robotics Workshops with Young Engineers
Combine coding with construction as you build a machine using LEGO bricks ® then learn how to program it using iPads. Suitable for children in school years 4-7.
Where: Wrights Road Community Centre
Cost: $19.50 per person
Inclusive Art Exhibition
Be inspired by this inclusive art exhibition in the Studio Space. Young local artists have developed this showcase around the theme is ‘affirmation’. Plus—get a taster of our Independent Living Skills workshop on cooking and staying safe online—and visit the photo booth!
When: Wednesday, April 18
Where: 16 Arthur St, Baulkham Hills
Have a passion for computers and technology? Whether you have previous coding experience or none-at-all—this workshop is designed to introduce you to processing an open source computer language built for visual design and electronic arts. Come along and join the fun. Laptops provided, bring your lunch, suitable for school years 7-12. Click here for fun!
When: Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20
Where: Vinegar Hill Memorial Library
Cost: $20 per person
Celebrating Health: Commit to be fit
Join in the fun at the Youth Fitness Festival with music, a chill out zone, pool inflatables, a rock climbing wall and a free BBQ lunch! There will be fitness & strongman workouts with fantastic prizes on offer as well as free health assessments, swimming competitions, a trampoline park, inflatable games, challenges and much more on the day.
When: Midday – 4pm, Saturday, April 21
Where: Waves Fitness & Aquatic Centre
Head to www.thehills.nsw.gov.au to find out more.