Family Friendly Events for December 2021

We have a great new month of family events coming up for December! It’s summer and Christmas is upon us! If you’re looking for family-friendly events and activities for the month of December, then Buggybuddys has you covered! Check out our full list of exciting events around Perth including Christmas celebrations, market days and more for the whole family.

With the current climate of COVID-19, please check the event details before attending as circumstances may change. Please take care and observe hygiene guidelines.

For more Christmas events, head to our Christmas in Perth page, packed with more festivities than you can poke an elf at!

 

Brickwrecks: sunken ships in LEGO® bricks

 

From the watery depths! Discover extraordinary shipwrecks, revealed in incredible LEGO® model detail at Maritime Museum!

Ryan “The Brickman” McNaught, working with expert maritime archaeologists, brings to life eight astonishing shipwrecks and their stories in this immersive exhibition on display until January 30 2022. Featuring large-scale LEGO® models of ships such as Western Australia’s famous Batavia, the “unsinkable” Titanic, the highly decorated Vasa and the ill-fated Terror and Erebus including interactive exhibits, plus real and replica shipwreck objects. Come and uncover the stories of the voyages, life aboard the ships, their watery demise and the shipwreck detectives who locate and document the wrecks. This new exhibition is developed and designed by the Western Australian Museum in partnership with the Australian National Maritime Museum and Ryan “The Brickman” McNaught. Ryan is the only LEGO® certified professional in the Southern Hemisphere, and one of only 14 in the world. Explore a new world these School Holidays at Maritime Museum! BOOK NOW museum.wa.gov.au/brickwrecks.

Dates

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Tickets

Standard$15
Concession$12.50
Junior$12.50
Junior (Under 5)Free

museum.wa.gov.au/brickwrecks

 

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Christmas Lights Trail

 

Everyone’s favourite Christmas tradition is back!
The massive light spectacle returns for 45 nights, beginning on Friday 19 November to ensure your Christmas is brimming with magic.
Stay tuned for details of the light installations and suggested routes.
The Christmas Lights Trail major supporters: – Lotterywest – Brookfield Place – Raine Square – Kings Square.

 

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Hundreds and Thousands: Immersive kids’ colour adventure

Following on from the blockbuster 2018 kids’ exhibition Animaze, Fremantle Arts Centre presents an even bigger and more colourful creative experience for kids with Hundreds and ThousandsHundreds and Thousands will transform the galleries and grounds into colour-filled worlds, with vibrant interactive artworks created and displayed specifically for children and families to enjoy. Across a spectrum of colour-themed spaces, Hundreds and Thousands will create rich sensory experiences for kids of all ages, including kinetic colour machines to explore, giant golden soft sculptures to touch, cool blue optical illusions and mysterious multicoloured dimensions. Follow chromatic trails through artworks, play spaces and all-access activities, created by more than 40 artists. Hundreds and Thousands features newly commissioned artworks by Rosie Deacon, Sohan Ariel Hayes and Ngamaru Bidu, Phil Gamblen, Rox de Luca and more. An exciting program of kids’ colour-related art courses, workshops, activities and events will run in conjunction with Hundreds and Thousands. More details about these programs will be announced soon.

Sunday Music gets colourful!

To celebrate Hundreds and ThousandsOdette Mercy and her Soul Atomics’ Kids Soul Party will brighten up the Front Garden on Sun 21 Nov with her joyous brand of soul-funk, in an interactive performance which kids (and big kids) will love in equal measure. Expect colourful tunes, dancing and kid-friendly fun.

Artists

Recent works and new commissions by:

  • Ngamaru Bidu
  • Rosie Deacon
  • Rox De Luca
  • Anna Dunnill
  • Angela Ferolla
  • Phil Gamblen
  • Tarryn Gill
  • Sohan Ariel Hayes
  • Oliver Hull
  • Bradley Kickett
  • Rohin Kickett
  • Maxxi Minaxi May
  • Tim Meakins
  • Trudi and Helena Pollard
  • Rachel Riggs
  • Kate Rohde
  • Sensorium Theatre
  • Catherine Taylor & Tyrown Waigana
  • Yvonne Zago

And works from collections including the City of Fremantle Art Collection

 

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The Magic of Christmas 2021

 

There’s no place like The Wanneroo Botanic Gardens to spend the festive season with your friends, colleagues, and loved ones! 🎅🎄💡

Spectator admission to the Gardens is just $5 or FREE for Guests dining in the restaurant, playing Mini Golf and for children 0-3yrs. Please note, wristbands are issued on entry and must be worn at all times. Guests can visit the Gardens at any time during opening hours, with 7pm onward being the best time for viewing the lights.
Please check the event times carefully for the date of your planned visit as closing times differ. Last tee-off for Mini Golf is 30 minutes prior to the advertised closing time, ie 9pm close; last tee-off 8:30pm.
‘Tis the season to create family memories; make The Wanneroo Botanic Gardens a part of your tradition.

 

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Santa’s Christmas Carnival 2021 OFFICIAL

 

Get unlimited rides & entertainment all day long! All for just one low entrance price. Entry includes unlimited access to carnival rides, live entertainment and stage shows, extreme jetpack and motocross stunt shows, The Grinch stage show, animal farms, thrill rides, roving entertainers and so much more.

Perth’s Biggest Pop-Up Water Park!

On top of all the free family rides, thrill rides, kids rides and entertainment, we are also bringing you Perth’s biggest pop-up water park. Enjoy the summer sun and get wet. Everyone will enjoy our splashtacular water playground.

Watch Santa Skydive Into The Arena + Lots Of Other Fun Activities & Rides

Book now! Alternatively if you would like to host a Christmas function or group get-together we have great group booking deals available.

 

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Letters to Santa – Harvey

Harvey and Australind Libraries will have a direct postal service between Harvey/Australind and the North Pole.  Bring your letter to the library or write one at the library and post it in the special red box. Santa will make every effort to get a reply to you in the mail before Christmas Day!

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Letters to Santa – Australind

Harvey and Australind Libraries will have a direct postal service between Harvey/Australind and the North Pole.  Bring your letter to the library or write one at the library and post it in the special red box. Santa will make every effort to get a reply to you in the mail before Christmas Day!

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Florette – A garden of green

Exhibition and creative installation relating to the picture book Florette developed in collaboration with the author and illustrator, Anna Walker. On the ground floor explore Mae’s garden, look for the frogs among the leaves, add to the wall of greenery, and nestle among the flowers for a story. Help create art and stories in a leafy forest. Visit the Story Place Gallery (Mezzanine Floor) to see original watercolour artwork from the picture book Florette. Presented with AWESOME Festival. Free. No bookings required. Image – Cover illustration: Florette © Anna Walker 2021. Reproduced courtesy of Penguin Random House and the artist.

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Art @ the Boulevard- ‘Compositions’ by Ian MacRae

 

Art @ the Boulevard

The Town of Cambridge is proud to support local artists by showcasing their works in an exclusive exhibition at The Boulevard Centre. The exhibition is open for viewing from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday in The Boulevard Centre Gallery.

Current Exhibition

‘Compositions’ by Ian MacRae

About the Artist and Collection

Ian spends as much time thinking about the composition of a painting as the painting of it. His prime motivation is to represent accurately on the canvas what he has imagined for the piece. There are a diverse compilation of ideas to this exhibition. Since reengaging with painting four years ago Ian’s main subjects have included local dogs, Rottnest Island, sailing ships and memories of various places that he has travelled to (including Greece, Scotland, Japan and Nepal). Ian has developed a style that owes much to pointillism, with the difference that he likes using squares to give the impression of mosaics.

 

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Exhibition: Glass+

 

A dynamic exhibition by Glass Artists of WA showcasing art Glass+ another material.

Gallery Opening hours: 9–4 weekdays; 10–4 weekends View more information on the gallery here.

Contact

Events and Zig Zag Gallery Coordinator (08) 9257 9998 zzcc@kalamunda.wa.gov.au

 

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Converging Currents

Wanneroo Gallery – 27 October 2021 to 15 January 2022

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Murray Community Christmas Celebration

 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…🎵

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Kick start summer and the festive season with a balmy evening at Pinjarra’s Edenvale Heritage Precinct, for Murray’s annual Community Christmas Celebration.
FESTIVITIES: → Carols by The Godlemans and Peel based artists 🎤

 → Live band – Living Hope → Eco Faeries performance for the littlies 🧚 → Roving entertainment → Much-loved Santa meet and greet 🎅 → Youth Zone – Bucking bull, chill-out zone and skateboard art display → Petting zoo 🐰

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 → Free face painting and Christmas craft 🎨

BYO picnic chairs and rug!
FOOD AND DRINKS: → Food trucks – Maxs Cold Ice Creations, Pinjarra Lions Club (sausage sizzle), Black Velvet and Honey – Mobile Coffee → Edenvale Heritage Tea Rooms → Main street vendors
Joining in the celebrations will be Roger May Machinery Museum, Pinjarra Art Hub Artisan Shop and The Barn, who will be open for visitors to explore throughout the event.
Proudly supported by Alcoa, Doral and the Shire of Murray.

 

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Stirling Street Food – Woodlands

 

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 FOOD TRUCK ANNOUNCEMENT 💥

Welcome to another amazing week of our community events and we are exciting to be coming down to see you all again.
So who’s ready for some street food goodness?
All locations operate from 5pm – 8:30pm.
Please note that the food truck lineups may be subject to change at any time and operation is subject to weather conditions.
Brought to you by FOOD HUB Central and proudly supported by the City of Wanneroo, City of Stirling, Bio Packaging WA, Chang Accounting, Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club, Bathroom City, Vita Creative Design and Canham Eatery.
Individual posts will come during the week with more details and photos of the food and entertainment.
Please note that social distancing still applies and please sign with us when you arrive with the QR code or contact registry provided.

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Transition to High School Seminar for Parents

 

Presented by Claire Eaton this is a FREE seminar for those parents and caregivers of tweens transitioning to high school in 2022.

Presented by Claire Eaton, speaker, youth coach and author of books for high schoolers -Hello High School, its companion Planner, ROC and Rise and YOU are awesome.

This event is especially for parents, caregivers and adults in the lives of tweens transitioning to high school in 2022.

We know how important it is for parents to feel more equipped with practical tools and information needed to support their tween make their move into high school with less stress and more success.

This event offers parents the opportunity to learn more about:

  • Managing mindset and ways to think wisely
  • Understanding and working with emotions, reducing day-to-day stress and anxiety
  • Tools to increase productivity, keeping overwhelm in check
  • Communicating well and fitting in without getting lost in the crowd
  • Tips for drama-free friendships at school
  • Handling failure and bouncing back from disappointment

This means less stress, worry and anxiety, and more high school resilience, optimism and confidence.

Places are limited so registration is essential.

 

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A Christmas Carol

 

A delightful one man show adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic novella. A perfect family show. All your favourite characters appear in the 70min performance
“It’s remarkable to watch, the storytelling sends a crackling thrill up every spine…” – Fourth Wall 5 star Review
11.00am & 2.00pm performances

 

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International day of people with disability

 

In celebration of International Day of People with Disability, Cannington Leisureplex is hosting a FREE Open Day.

In celebration of International Day of People with Disability, Cannington Leisureplex is hosting a FREE Open Day. Take a sneak peak into a customised fun exercise program for people with an intellectual disability and their support workers. It is designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, balance and coordination, while offering a safe social environment for participants and support workers.

Pre-registration is essential and the first 20 people to register get a $10 café voucher.

Register now or email: Kristin.Hawira@canning.wa.gov.au to find out more.

 

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Open Mic Youth Jam

 

Come down for a FREE youth jam on the lawn at Byford. This is a great opportunity to improve your musical skills and perform at our first youth event!
The open mic event will be facilitated with professional musicians and mentors, Carla Geneve and Edo Ekic.
Feel free to register your interest to get involved at mecreate212@gmail.com

 

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City of Wanneroo – Yanchep skatepark coaching sessions

Thanks to the City of Wanneroo. Freestyle Now will be hosting FREE skateboard, scooter and BMX coaching sessions at the Yanchep skatepark

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Christmas Kids Night 2021

 

‘Tis the season to be jolly!
Bring your kids down on Thursday 2nd December for a special “Christmas” themed Kids Night!
We are celebrating the last Kids Night of 2021 with face painting, arts & Crafts plus a Christmas colouring competition with prizes to be won! We might even get a visit from a very special guest!!!
Dress-ups encouraged! We can’t wait to see your little elves, reindeer’s, and snowmen here at The Left Bank!
Kids eat free with every full price main meal purchased, and they can enjoy a range of activities including face painting and games!
It’s sure to be a very merry evening, why not bring the family down?
Walk-ins welcome. Limited tables available for group bookings (10+) via functions@leftbank.com.au
This will be the last kids night for 2021 and will be returning 27th January 2022.

 

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NAIDOC @ Murdoch: Heal Country

 

Everyone is invited to celebrate NAIDOC at Murdoch! Event will feature speakers, dancers, performances, twilight markets and more.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have long been the caretakers of our country and heritage. We are privileged to use our platform to highlight the voices and perspectives of some of the incredible leaders in our community who are continuing this vital work.

Everyone is welcome to join us for this free community event and kulungas (children) are welcome.

NAIDOC at Murdoch: Heal Country features:

  • Welcome to Country ceremony
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander night markets (bring some cash and take home some goodies – just in time for Christmas!)
  • Kulungkas Kreate dance group
  • Guest speakers and performers
  • Live artwork

 

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Disability Sports Day – Cockburn

A day of sport and recreation for EVERYONE! Check out the incredible sports on display at our accessible sporting carnival. There will be dozens of games for people living with disability to play and opportunities to connect with local sporting clubs. People without disabilities are welcome too – to watch or participate. The games of offer will include:

  • Blind & Low Vision Tennis
  • Wheelchair tennis
  • Blind AFL
  • Wheelchair AFL
  • Goalball
  • All Abilities Basketball
  • All Abilities Netball
  • Sit Down Volleyball
  • All abilities Football (Soccer)
  • Blind Soccer

Register for Disability Sports Day

 

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Sorrento Night Market – Every Friday night

 

Join us for dinner under the stars at the new SORRENTO NIGHT MARKET! Every Friday night from 22 October onwards you will find Food Trucks, Gift Stalls, Live Music and good times from 4.30 – 8.30pm at ROBIN PARK, PARNELL AVE SORRENTO!
Different Food Trucks every week with cuisines from all around the world plus delicious desserts too!
BYO Picnic rugs
Follow our Facebook page @sorrentonightmarket and @marketsisters to see who is attending each week
4.30 – 8.30pm Friday nights Robin Reserve, Parnell Ave, Sorrento
Managed by Market Sisters Events marketsistersperth@gmail.com

 

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Xmas Food Truck Fest at Macdonald Park

 

It’s the Season to Sparkle ✨

 Christmas Magic is in the air! ✨

🎄 This December we are celebrating CHRISTMAS all month at our Food Truck Fiestas🎄

Dress up or dress down, all we ask is that you bring your Christmas cheer down to your local park for our amazing Food Truck Fiesta, brought to you by Big Kid Events! 🍕 🍜🍔

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’Tis the season! So let the overeating begin! 🎅

🤶 and enjoy:

✔️ Delicious international food trucks ✔️

 Live music from amazing local performers (perhaps even some Christmas carols & singalongs!) ✔️ Support local businesses ✔️ Kids activities ✔️

 Lots of activities for all ages ✔️ FUN for the whole family ❤️ 🚚

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We are all about unleashing your inner big kid, so gather your family & friends, help support local small business food truck owners, have FUN, enjoy FAMILY and eat plenty FOOD, with a unique dining experience, right at your local park!
Our wide range of amazing food trucks will be serving you up a smorgasbord of mouth-watering cuisines so stay tuned to the Big Kid Events Facebook page for the line up.
It’s TIME to unleash your Inner Big Kid! 🎉

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Bazaar 2021: WA’s best Christmas Makers’ Market

 

Bazaar, WA’s best Christmas makers’ market, returns to Fremantle Arts Centre Friday 3 – Sunday 5 December.
Bazaar is more than a market, it’s a celebration of handmade, quality craftsmanship, showcasing the work of 50 local designers, artists and makers at the three-day event.
What sets Bazaar apart is the carefully curated selection of stallholders, ensuring all the products available are WA-designed and of the highest quality.
Your Christmas shopping will be a breeze thanks to the exquisite range of fashion, jewellery, textiles, ceramics, woodwork, toys, homewares, prints, stationery and more on offer.
To make sure you’re in the Christmas spirit there’s also a bar, delicious food options and music all weekend, in the lush surrounds of FAC’s grounds.
Photography by Jessica Wyld.

 

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Port Coogee Christmas Festival 2021

 

Join us for the Port Coogee Christmas Festival! Making the most of the iconic Marina location, Chieftain Esplanade will host this fabulous community celebration to mark the end of 2021.
In partnership with the Port Coogee Community Association, this will be a Christmas celebration to remember! And the best part…ENTRY IS FREE! You will find: Food Trucks Kids Crafts and Activities Yard games Amusements Market Stalls …and the GIANT PCCA Christmas Stocking Raffle! Live Entertainment from the Christmas Choir and more…. And of course, a visit from Santa and his Elves.
Be sure to join us – it’s a community thing!

 

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Fun at Frye

 

FREE FAMILY FUN AT FRYE

Everyone is welcome to join the City of Armadale and the Armadale Access and Inclusion Network in celebrating International Day of People with Disability for an all-inclusive, free family-friendly event.

‘Fun at Frye’ is perfect for the whole community with a fun mixture of activities to suit all abilities. Come along and enjoy the sensory room, photo booth, bouncy castle, face painting, a cornhole competition, live music, food, and more! Plus, a variety of sporting and other clubs who offer inclusive programs will host ‘Come and Try’ activities on the night.

This event is for everyone, so we encourage you to come along as we celebrate living in an inclusive community as part of International Day of People with Disability!

Frye Park features accessible walkways right around the Pavilion and into the building itself.

Food and drink is available for purchase. Please note this is an alcohol and smoke free event.

Children should be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

 

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Cocktails & Candy Canes

 

The festive season is here, and we have just the way to celebrate – a free Christmas event featuring live music, food stalls kids activities and a pop-up bar.
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 Friday 3 December, 5-8pm 📍 Memorial Gardens, Albany Highway

As part of the Town’s Christmas festivities, Memorial Gardens on Albany Highway will come alive with a range of delicious food stalls and a live music performance.
Kids will be kept busy with fun activities including bubble-ology, face painting and gingerbread decorating with the Freedom Fairies.
And for the grown-ups – a pop-up bar with a specially curated Christmas cocktail to help get you into the holiday spirit.
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Freedom: Stories from Skate Culture WA

At some point in their lives, almost everyone in Australia has stood on a skateboard. Whether it sits by the door ready to roll, under the bed gathering dust or buried under a pile of boxes in the garage, the skateboard is a ubiquitous object in the average Aussie home. This summer, the City of Melville will pay homage to that humble symbol of freedom, expression and rebellion – and the subculture it spawned – with a fully immersive exhibition, Freedom: Stories from Skate Culture WA. Featuring commissioned works by highly regarded WA visual artist Bevan Honey, the exhibition will turn the spotlight on Perth’s contribution to a cultural revolution and trace local stories, design innovation and artistry from the 60s to the present day. Not only that, there’ll be plenty of opportunities for people to bring their board and have a skate! Freedom runs from Friday, 3 December 2021 to Saturday, 19 February 2022 at Yagan Mia Wireless Hill Park and Museum. The exhibition is open Wednesday to Sunday, 10.00am to 4.00pm and extended hours on special event days.

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Harvey Indoor Christmas Market

Harvey Indoor Christmas Market will be at Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre on Saturday, 4 December. Harvey Indoor Markets is an emporium of small businesses all under one roof, providing you the perfect place to shop, socialise and pick up a unique gift or treat for yourself. Located indoors and outdoors at the Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre. There will be a bouncy castle to keep the children entertained. Come along and pick up some unique Christmas gifts and meet local talented creatives.

  • Homewares and decor.
  • Terrariums, succulents and cacti.
  • Handmade crafts and candles.
  • Handmade soaps and body products.
  • Ladies’ fashion and accessories.
  • Children’s fashion, accessories and gifts.
  • Bric and brac.
  • Beauty, skin and healthcare.
  • Sweet treats.
  • Custom gifts and trinkets and much, much more.

Date and time: Saturday, 4 December 2021 from 9am. Location: Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre. Price: Gold coin entry. Children under 16 free.

 

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Summer X Salt Markets

Perth’s award-winning beachside market for conscious folk and ocean lovers is back for it’s biggest season yet!!

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Christmas Family Fun Day

 

To celebrate Christmas this year, Beaumaris City will be hosting a Family Fun Day!
📅 Saturday 4 December 🕒 10am to 1pm 🎉

 FREE EVENT

– Candy Cane Slime Workshop – Letters to Santa – Face Painting – Balloon Twisting – Popcorn Machine – Santa Appearance & Elf Helper – One Day Only Retailers Specials
It will be a fantastic day full of festive cheer so we hope to see you there! Don’t forget to buy your Christmas presents for your loved ones from our local retailers.

 

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Stress-Less Christmas Workshop

The silly season is meant to be a time of joy, but for many people it can be a time of stress and anxiety. Christmas comes with high expectations of perfect, happy families enjoying luxurious celebrations and gifts, but not all of us are able to live up to these ideals.

Come along and see some ways to stress less at Christmas, appreciate meaningful connection and reduce the impact on your wallet and the environment. You will have a laugh and learn some nifty ideas on gifts of connection and appreciation, including some that you can make yourself.

Let’s all rediscover the true spirit of Christmas – of giving, helping, love, understanding and most of all, goodwill! This event is suitable for adults and children over 15 years of age.

 

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Australian Bush Foods Workshop

 

Cost: $40 per person
Learn about and taste the unique flavours of Australia’s own native bush foods.
To book: Call Bilya Koort Boodja on 9622 2170

 

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Lego Buddies

Enjoy some quality time together! Come along with your favourite Lego buddy and enjoy building some lego creations. All are welcome to these open play sessions. This event occurs on first Saturday of the month. Dates for this event: 6 February 6 March April – no session 1 May 5 June 3 July 7 August 4 September 2 October 6 November 4 December

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Christmas at the Old Mill

 

Join us at the iconic Old Mill to celebrate the lighting of the Norfolk pine tree for Christmas. There will be games, activities and entertainment, plus guided tours of the 186-year-old flour mill. The popular RAC Rescue Experience will be in action, taking you on a 360-degree virtual mission on board a rescue helicopter.
Bring a picnic, sing along to Christmas carols and expect a visit from a very special guest. The tree will light up after sunset.
This is a free City of South Perth event and no booking is required to attend.

 

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Markets at Mawson – Christmas Edition 2021

A free community event supporting local small businesses to showcase their products and offer a perfect location for people to shop for last minute Christmas gifts from the variety of market stalls, grab a bite to eat from the food trucks and listen to some carollers to get you into the spirit.

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Christmas on the Green

 

Bring in the festive season with us!
We’re bringing back the Makers Tent only this year there’s no need to book, just grab a seat and get crackin’ making your sustainable gifts and decorations.
Stay tuned for the different activities happening in the Makers Tent (Children must be supervised by an adult.)
We’ll also have: Santas Grotto Live stage performances Mould painting Face painters South Coogee Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade demos Sandcards Camel rides and more!
These activities take place from 4.30 – 8pm.
**AUSLAN interpreted event.
This is a carbon-neutral and waste-wise event.

 

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Back To The 80’s

 

Johnny C is taking you back to the 80’s for the night!
come and join us for dinner, watch one of our incredible sunsets and dance the evening away under the stars.
entertainment for this event is free for those people dining with us. BYO also available at no extra charge with the purchase of your main meal.
Bookings are essential due to popularity. please send us a DM through Facebook or call 9590 0091 during opening hours to reserve your table.

 

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Rockingham Summer Series – Christmas Festival

 

Kick off the festive season at our 2021 Christmas Festival.
Celebrate Christmas at the Rockingham Foreshore. From colourful Christmas lights, to fun Christmas children’s craft activities, the Christmas Street Parade, Santa photos, Christmas present shopping at the market stalls, Christmas carols and much more.
– Christmas Street Parade 👏

 From 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Starting at the Village Green, the parade will turn left onto Flinders Lane, travelling down to reach Rockingham Beach Road. The parade will turn left onto Rockingham Beach Road, following the road until the Parade reaches Churchill Park.
Line the streets and cheer on parade participants as they go by.
– Stage Entertainment 🎶 From 5pm – 8.30pm at The Lookout, Churchill Park
– Switching on of the Christmas lights 🎄 8pm at The Lookout, Churchill Park
– Sensory-Friendly Santa 🎅


 10-minute time slot between 1pm – 4pm at the Gary Holland Community Centre

Neurodiverse families and individuals are offered the chance to meet Santa in a relaxed and sensory-friendly environment. This meet and greet is fully booked. Read more here https://bit.ly/3EK0Ybz
– Parking and transport 🚌 Limited additional parking will be available at Village Green from 4pm until full. Additional 555 bus services available, visit the Transperth website to plan your journey https://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/
The Christmas Festival is part of our Summer Series of free entry, family-friendly, smoke-free and alcohol-free events. See more events at rockingham.wa.gov.au/summerseries

 

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Midland Farmers Market

One of Perth’s longest running markets with a range of fresh fruit and vegetables and variety. Come down to the Midland Markets from 7am until 1pm. All things Fresh & Local so hope to see you down at the City of Swan/ Landgate carpark off Morrison Road.

Farmers Market & Swap Meet.

 

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Stirling Farmers Market

 

Stirling Farmers Market – Selling produce direct from the grower/maker – is a project of the Rotary Club of Karrinyup
Bring your shopping bags to stock up on great and fresh local produce, direct from the grower/producer, or just enjoy breakfast or a coffee while listening to our lovely buskers and soaking up the wonderful community atmosphere. Run by the Rotary Club of Karrinyup Sundays: 07:30 – 11:30 am Contact Market Manager Peter Polain on 0468 469 749 to enquire about stalls.

 

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Farmers Market on Manning

Enjoy the freshest produce in a relaxing atmosphere with Farmers Market on Manning! Bring the family, bring your empty bags and stock up on farm fresh produce at bargain prices, while enjoying the fun and stress-free atmosphere that the outdoor market brings. Fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh meat and fish, fresh flowers and lots more! Open 7.30am-12.30pm Every Saturday.

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Vic Park Community Markets

Weekend market featuring fresh produce, coffee and breakfasts, as well as a rotating suite of handmade, local and/or delicious products. Come for the veggies, stay for the community!

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Vic Park Community Markets

Kalamunda Farmers Market

 

Every Sunday morning – Farmers, producers and artisan gourmet food market.

Families come out every Sunday to experience the atmosphere of the markets, and meet their friends. The Kalamunda Farmers Market enables shoppers to buy direct from the farmer, grower or producer in the Perth hills. The Market operates every Sunday morning in the Central Mall, Kalamunda from 8am. The market has an enormous array of produce including seasonal fruit and veg, fish, beef, pork ,lamb, chicken, eggs, large range of biscuits and cakes, macadamia and pecan nuts, fresh squeezed orange juice on site, honey, native cuisine, herbal loose teas, ground coffee beans, pickles , wild flowers, jams, roses, gerberas, lilies, pickled onions, donuts, cheese, homemade fertilisers, soil solver products, herbs (Fresh picked and potted- Still growing), truffle oil, pea straw, Turkish food, Thai food, Japanese food, avocado oil, nuts, green sprouts, spices, marinades, savoury pastries, lavosh dips, potted herbs, blue berries, a great range of take away food, jellies, chutneys, milk, seedlings, bread, pet treats, pies, pasties, spring rolls, olive oil, dukkah, gluten free products, jerky and pastes.

 

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Kalamunda Farmers Market

Kyilla Community Farmers Market

The Kyilla Community Farmers’ Market in North Perth is all about bringing the community together & enjoying a healthy lifestyle. Farm-direct seasonal fruit, vegetables, meat & locally produced bread, honey, nuts, flowers & much more.

You’ll get to meet the grower and do your weekly grocery shopping whilst you enjoy a morning in the park.
Take home a bounty of fresh produce and treat yourself to freshly brewed coffee and delicious food including gourmet bacon and egg sandwiches.
Every Saturday morning from 8.00am-11.30am at Kyilla Park, Clieveden Street, North Perth.

 

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Palmyra Western Farmers Markets

Palmyra Western Farmers Market a genuine growers market, held every Sunday, bringing fresh food direct from the farm gate to the community. The person who grew, bred, caught, pickled, smoked or baked the product will be the person you meet at their stall. Farm fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, seafood, honey, olive oil, pickles, preserves, organic bread, pastries, breakfast burgers, juice, fair-trade coffee, cut flowers, seedlings and much more…

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Lake Clifton Community Christmas Market

Come down to the Lake Clifton Community markets. Grab yourself a bite to eat with a can of drink,hit up the coffee van for your hit or morning caffeine ,and browse the variety of new and used stalls we have on offer. Free kids craft station. Gold coin entry all proceeds go towards providing events and much needed items to be able to host these events for the community.

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Caraholly Christmas Market

 

🎄We are so excited to finally announce our Christmas Market line up.
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We have collected the very best of our stall holders & we are combining it with a huge range of stone fruit, including our famous Christmas Cherries to bring you a fabulous Day at the Farm. Your support by buying local this Christmas from not only us, but all of the stalls we host is the very reason we able to open and share our space with you all year round 💗

☕️Start the morning with a brew from Black Velvet & Honey while you take in the scenery and fresh country air. Kristin makes the dreamy piping hot stuff, the delicious icy cold stuff & every single milk combination in between. The table will be full of the usual freshly baked goods that everyone loves 🍰

🍓Our shop will be full of Fresh Seasonal Farm Produce including New season Stone Fruit, Cherries and our Mixed Fruit & Veg boxes. You will also be able to purchase all of your Vegetables and Raw Honey, so you can take home a box full of goodies to keep you going through the week.
Lunch & treats are absolutely covered by 🌭Bratwurst with Attitude, 🧀

The Travelling Grazer, 🍦Max’s Ice Cold Creations. Somewhere in there is something delicious for EVERYONE!

🥩Melaluaka Farm will be here with huge range of incredible meat. From gourmet sausages, eye fillets and a big range of cured meats you can take home a huge selection of fresh, preservative free meats! Paddock to plate, they know the whole journey.
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We welcome along the perfect collection of Christmas gifts from our favourite local small businesses. Mumma Nola’s Homemade Preserves Pen, Paper & Serendipity Shakka Pottery Ayu Plants & Gifts Muani & Me Laced with Kindness Find Your Calm Bec Amelia Macrame Cheeky Charlie Clips Bug & Co Pram Liners Primal alternative & Free Range Eggs Julie & John Hanel with wood handicrafts Will & Bell Scrunchies Cakes & Graze Homestead for Youth – animals & raffles all day

👫Murray Forrest Friends is joining us for a day of wonderful nature inspired play. They will have their mud kitchen, craft stations and sensory play ready for you to play all day under the shade of the trees in the Orchard. Tickets are $4 at the gate. Cash or Eftpos accepted on entry. We can’t wait to share the amazing set up they bring along with all of our Caraholly Kids.
🚜 Hop onboard the scenic tractor ride around the farm, no matter your age…you are never to old to ride the tractor. Tickets Are available to purchase at the fruit shop counter.
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Hand feed our cows some apples, they love a treat and its such a great hands on experience for kids to enjoy. Bags are $1 and can be purchased from the counter.

🏡 Make the most of weekend getaways in our gorgeous little town by visiting all the attractions, we are a small town but with so much to offer. Jump on air bnb to make it a staycation to remember!
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Tag your family, grab your friends and make plans to spend time in our town, we promise you wont be disappointed.
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STRICTLY no dogs at the farm, we are a working farm. Entry is Gold Coin person on the gate. Guide dogs excepted. Professional Photography by appointment only. Birthday parties & photo shoots are welcomed by arrangement only. Eftpos available. 92 Caraholly Road, Dwellingup 6213

 

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Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre Saturdays

We are now open to the public on Saturdays from 9am until 2pm! Grab your Saturday morning coffee from Twitchers coffee window, browse the gift shop, find out about upcoming events, learn more about wildlife from native animal exhibits, and explore the wetland boardwalk. The $5 admission fee supports the continuation of the centre and its environmental education programs.

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Beachside Christmas Market

 

Skip the hustle and bustle of busy shopping centres and find unique local gifts this Christmas, all while having a fun family day out at the beach!
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 30+ market stalls supporting local small businesses

🍦 Ice cream and coffee van plus more delicious treats on offer, or enjoy a meal at Tides Cafe on the beach!
💦 Inflatable slip n slide and face painting for the kids (and young at heart)
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 Visits from Surfy Santa

✨ Relax or enjoy lunch at one of our many beautiful boho Christmas tables
👯‍♀️ Special entertainment
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 Pet friendly, bring the pups!

🌊 Why not bring your bathers and towel and enjoy a swim at the beach too!
It’s going to be a fun filled day, see you there!

 

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Thank A Volunteer Day BBQ

Are you a volunteer in our Community? Then you and your family are invited to attend our Volunteer Thank You BBQ at Clune Park in Bindoon on Sunday 5th December! There will be a BBQ lunch, entertainment for the kids, games and a chance for Community Groups to recognise their volunteers. PLUS!!! We also have an Art Competition running!  Click HERE to find out more…. Contact: Alison Reliti Phone: 9576 4602 Email: alison.reliti@chittering.wa.gov.au

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Christmas Markets at Elmar’s in The Valley 2021

 

Come and join the fun. There will be lots of market stalls, Fantastic Christmas Gift ideas, Live music, Pony Rides, Kids entertainment, a visit by Santa, great food and the bar will be open. Don’t forget to book your table for lunch.
Market parking is at the rear of Elmar’s. Please follow the signs.

 

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East Fremantle’s George Street Festival

 

A community celebration filled with Summer fun

Come along to #eastfreo’s favourite community celebration, an afternoon of artisan fare – food and market stalls – plus music and fun family activities.  The perfect way to greet Summer with a warm “hello”. East Fremantle’s George Street Festival has been delighting visitors since 1989. The Festival showcases a passionate community within a heritage rich setting, along with sharing the stylish experience of George Street’s quality traders and the artisan talents of West Australian craftspeople. – Stroll along the street, discover the shops and enjoy the hand-picked stalls. – Spoil yourself, or others, yes Christmas will be just around the corner! – Smile with the kids as they enjoy one, some or all, of the great free activities. – Say “cheese” when you’re sprung by the roaming photo booth. – Sparkle in the presence of some amazing original art and jewellery pieces. – Streamline your home, and your family, with new sustainability techniques. – Savour street food or the delicious offerings of George’s fine establishments. Artisan Stalls – accessories, art, clothing, craft, gifts, gourmet food, health & wellbeing, homewares and jewellery. Free Entertainment & Activities – music on the main stage, busking along the street, roving street artists, local community / sporting groups and sustainability support. And Especially for the Kids – where would we be without the classics?! The amazing animal zoo, face painting, bouncy castle, giant games… For latest news and sneak peaks at artisans, entertainers and more Follow us on FacebookThe Event Coordinator can be contacted via events@eastfremantle.wa.gov.au 

 

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Sunday Guided Day Tours

 

Adult: $20, Concession: $10 and Kids (Aged 5 to 17): $5 No need to book
Tours will run at 1:30 pm, 2 pm, 2:30 pm and 3 pm.
Learn more about Perth Observatory with stories from Mt Eliza (1896 to 1965), our move to Bickley in 1966 and what we’ve done since then. Step back in time in our museum and tour the Meridian, Astrograph & Calver Telescopes Be enchanted with Worl Wangkiny And discover what we are doing now with the Lowell, RCOP and Obsession Telescopes Perth Observatory stories from Bickley (1966 to now) and a tour of our museum, Worl Wangkiny, and our Lowell, RCOP, Obsession Telescopes
Come up and see a jewel in the state’s history and see why the Observatory was so important to help the growth of the state of Western Australian and maybe see some Kangaroos as well.

 

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Family Nature Day

Get your family back into nature at the Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre’s Family Nature Day! The Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre will be hosting a Family Nature Day on Sunday 5 December. This fun family event will include a variety of hands-on art, craft and science activities for the kids. There will also be guided nature walks on the boardwalk around the lake so that you can meet some of the new hatchlings. The event will run from 2pm to 4pm at the Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre (Cnr Flynn & Selby Streets, Wembley). Entry is $10 per person, $30 per family or FREE for Friends of the WA Gould League (Please see Membership subscriptions for more information). Registration essential.

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Craft Beer Festival

 

Coogee Beach Craft Beer Festival showcasing craft beer from around the state!

About this event

Chillax on this Sunday Session event, 5th December from 3 pm to 8pm throw in some gourmet bites whilst listening to live music.
Our partners for this event include:
Gage Roads
Little Creatures
Feral Brewing
Tickets via Eventbrite
$10 entry includes drink on arrival
$25 entry and ‘Taste the State Card’ enjoy 5 x 120ml tastings at the event
$38.50 entry and ‘Taste the State Card’ enjoy 10 x 120ml tasting at the event
Purchase a ‘Taste the State Card’ and you will go into the draw to win 1 of 4 cases of beer on the day.

FAQ’s

Not a Beer Drinker: For those who aren’t so beer-orientated, never fear, you’re not forgotten – we’ll have a selection of ciders, wines, cocktails and softies available for purchase.
Children at the event: Mums and dads, you’re welcome to bring children to the festival with you – however the must be closely supervised at all times!
Taste the State Card: Receive your ‘Taste the State Card’ and have it stamped for each beer you sample on the day – after completion drop your card into the prize box to win 1 of 4 cases of beer.
Post event sales: Like what you sampled, we will have order forms available on the day should you wish to purchase any of the items at a special price.

 

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White Christmas Wonderland at Korella Park

 

Join us for an unforgettable evening of elegance and festive cheer! Big Kid Events is hosting a ❄️

 White Christmas Wonderland 🎄 on Sunday 5th December. 🤍🤍

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Not your typical Food Truck event, this is an extra festive Long Table Dinner, where we encourage you to come dressed in all white! 🤍

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Think of it as a pop-up white party, with a Food Truck Fiesta vibe!
Not only the white dress code a la “en blanc” we ask you to bring all you need to dress up your table or picnic blanket as festive as possible, as there are some really cool prizes for the most fancy & Christmassy settings.
Enjoy at our 🤍❄️

 White Christmas Wonderland 🤍❄️:

• A huge range of multicultural food trucks • A stunning White Christmas theme – 🤍

🎄❄️ • Dress up your place setting as Christmassy as possible & dress in white for your chance to WIN 1 of 3 amazing Christmas hampers! • Live entertainment by performers & dancers • Dancing & singing along • Magical fairy lights • Dressed tables available to book- keep an eye out to find out how! • Plus so many other activities for the whole family, info to come!

So hit GOING to keep up to date with announcements and chuck us a LIKE & FOLLOW to stay up to date with your local events! 🤍

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DRESS CODE: WHITE 🤍🤍

🤍🤍 PRIZES FOR BEST DRESSED & BEST PLACE SETTINGS! ❄️

❄️❄️ BYO chairs, tables & picnic blankets to set up or book one of our tables (details released soon) 🤍

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If you are a market stall that wants to be a part of this amazing event, please apply here: https://form.jotform.com/211861733348862

 

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Jindee Christmas Market

 

🎄 Join us at the Jindee Christmas Market! 🎅

Visit us SUNDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2021 to celebrate the festive season with the Jindee community.
Discover wonderful gifts, specialty items, gourmet foods and more from our artisan stall holders and delicious food trucks -a one-stop shop for all your Christmas needs!
Gather family and friends and get into the Christmas spirit. Listen to wonderful carols. Meet Santa. Celebrate the most magical time of the year.
FEATURING: – 30 Artisan stalls of Perth’s most unique market stalls
– Food trucks
– A visit from Santa
– Christmas carols
– An animal farm
– Kitten cuddles
and much more!
The FREE entry event will be kicking off at 5pm, so gather your family and friends, head on down, and join the Jindee community in celebrating the spirit of Christmas.
Event details: Date: Sunday 5th December 2021 Time: 5pm – 8pm Where: Oceania Avenue, Jindalee WA 6036

 

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Outdoor Cinema “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

 

Century 21 Advance Realty Bunbury would like to present How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
This movie is a free family public event and will begin at 7:30pm on the 5th December, 2021 at the Eaton Foreshore.
Bring your own picnic blankets and rugs.
Food trucks and drinks will be available on the night held by Dinner at Dusk, making it a fantastic night out for the whole family!

 

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Inglewood Monday Night Markets

 

Who’s ready for MonYAY?!
We’re back people and ready to get going with the new season of the Inglewood Monday Night Markets. From 6pm on Beaufort Street.
We’re excited to be able to share some awesome Monday nights with you throughout the season! #nocookmonday
Join us 27 September 2021 – April 2022
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 Family-friendly

🐶 Dog-friendly
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Want to see what all the fuss is about? Come down to Beaufort Street in Inglewood and enjoy the best Monday night you’re gonna have! Keep in touch with the gossip and events happening throughout the season via the dedicated Facebook page.

 

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Christmas Storytelling & Crafts at Lesmurdie Library

 

Sing along with Lesmurdie Senior High School music students who will be performing Christmas Carols to the accompaniment of their instruments.

Ho! Ho ! Ho! Come and celebrate with traditional and modern Christmas stories. Christmas Craft activity – Decorate a beautiful Christmas Star to hang on your tree! Create a gorgeous glittery Angel and/or make a Christmas card for someone special. Suitable for ages 2 – 5yrs. Older children are also welcome! This is a FREE event but bookings essential. Book via  https://www.trybooking.com/BUXXW

 

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Hartfield Park Recreation Centre Junior Christmas Event

 

Come along and join in on the fun at our annual Junior Christmas Event including a special visit from Santa.

A variety of interactive activities for the kids!

  • Sporting activities including:  Soccer, Kindy gym, Movers & Groovers
  • Christmas craft activities!
  • Special visit from Santa
Adults are welcome to join in with the Christmas crafts This is a FREE event but bookings are essential Book via www.trybooking.com/BUMGV
Regular crèche charges apply if not attending the event with your child.

Contact

Hartfield Park Recreation Centre (08) 9359 1700 recreation@kalamunda.wa.gov

 

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Kingsway Christmas Night Market

 

Join us for dinner under the stars at Olympic Kingsway Sports Club for our KINGSWAY CHRISTMAS NIGHT MARKETS!
Lots of gift stalls to do your Christmas shopping!
Fortnightly on Wednesdays you will find Food Trucks, Gift Stalls, Kids activities and good times from 4.30 – 8.30pm
Different Food Trucks every fortnight with cuisines from all around the world plus delicious desserts too!
Follow our Facebook page @kingswaynightmarket to see who is attending each time
Located in the same area at the Kingsway Community Markets (Sat mornings) amongst the trees and green fields.
Kingsway Night Market 4.30 – 8.30pm Wednesday nights (fortnightly) 34 Bellerive Blvd, Madeley Olympic Kingsway Sports Club

 

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Bayswater Twilight Christmas Market

 

✨✨The Baysie Twilight Christmas Market is back for 2021❣️

#ShopLocal under the stars and get amongst the Festive spirit✨✨ 🎁

 Gift & Gourmet Stalls 🎅🏽 Photos with Santa 🍕 Food Trucks 🍷

 Pop-up Bar 🎶 Live music 🎄 Christmas Carols 🌈

 Giant bubbles 🤩 Kids activities

Bring family and friends❗️ Tell the neighbours❗️

 🌟Wed 8th Nov, 4:30-8:30pm 🌟 Bert Wright Park, King William Road, Bayswater

 

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Play in the Park: Christmas Edition

 

Join us for a special Christmas edition of Play in the Park!
Meet our Christmas entertainers, visit the petting zoo, join in our Christmas activities plus more! There will also be coffee and ice-cream vans on site.
BYO blanket and picnic.
For ages 0-5.

 

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Trek to the North Pole

 

Santa’s eaten too many mince pies, and no-one can wake him up. Forrestfield Library invite you the Pyjama Drama for a Christmas adventure of the imagination as we trek to the North Pole to wake him up.

Children will get caught in a snowstorm, tip toe past the polar bears, and even waddle with the penguins. But will Santa wake up in time for Christmas? Pyjama Drama interactive shows are packed full of singing, playing, and pretending; nurturing imagination is at the heart of everything we do. Sui able for 2 – 6 years old.

This is a FREE event but bookings essential. Book via https://www.trybooking.com/BUXXW

Contact

Forrestfield Library (08) 9257 9975 libraries@kalamunda.wa.gov.au

 

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Harvey Community Gala Night

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a festive night of community spirit in Harvey on Friday, 10 December. Come along to this annual free community event with local stallholders, food and entertainment for all the family. A night of joy and goodwill with local cafes open for business, supplemented by Griffo’s Ice-cream van. Fantastic showcase of local talent – singers, dancers and musicians, from tiny tots through to our mums and dads! Father Christmas will arrive at about 8pm with bags of sweets for the young and young at heart. Prizes for best dressed outfits and shop fronts. Date: Friday, 10 December 2021. Time: 5.30pm to 9pm. Location: Uduc Road, Harvey (between Hayward and Becher Streets). This event is proudly brought to you by Rotary Club of Harvey. For more information about this event, please contact Robyn on 0418 959 595 or Liz on 0404 596 219.

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The Grinch – Free Outdoor Movie Night

Come along to a free movie night under the stars. Hot food and snacks will be available in the pavilion on the oval. Coffee Express will also be on site.

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Perth Hills Artisan Market 2021

Perth Hills biggest and best indoor artisan markets. Two floors to explore of high quality handmade delights.

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Christmas Family Fun Day – Mundaring

 

To celebrate Christmas this year, Mundaring Village will be hosting the annual Christmas Family Fun Day!
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 Saturday 11 December 🕒 10am to 1pm 🎉 FREE EVENT

– Reindeer Antlers Craft Activity Workshop – Letters to Santa – Face Painting – Santa Appearance & Elf Helper – Roaming Professional Photographer
It will be a fantastic day full of festive cheer so we hope to see you there! Don’t forget to buy your Christmas presents for your loved ones from our local retailers.

 

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Free Kids Christmas Craft Workshop

 

Christmas is just around the corner, it’s time to embrace the festive spirit of the season at #CraigiePlaza with our free Christmas-themed craft workshop for the kids to enjoy!
Date: Saturday 11 December Time: 10am to 1pm
This event is FREE. There is no need to book or register. Feel free to come and go anytime throughout the 3-hour activity.
The kids are going to love it so make sure you mark the dates on your calendar and we’ll see you there
Address: 2 Eddystone Ave, Craigie WA 6025

 

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Kids Free Christmas Craft Workshop

 

Christmas is just around the corner, it’s time to embrace the festive spirit of the season at #TheValeAveley with our free Christmas-themed craft workshop for the kids to enjoy!
Date: Saturday 11 December Time: 10am to 1pm
This event is FREE. There is no need to book or register. Feel free to come and go anytime throughout the 3-hour activity.
The kids are going to love it so make sure you mark the dates on your calendar and we’ll see you there
Address: 77 Swanleigh Parade, Aveley, WA 6069 Aveley

 

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Noongar Cultural and Language Workshop

 

Noongar Boodjar Language and Cultural Workshop

Kaya! This month’s Noongar Boodjar language and culture workshop will be focusing on Birak (December – January), one of the six Noongar seasons. Local Noongar language teacher Carol Foley will lead you in a hands on learning experience of First Nations language and culture.

 

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Santa’s Beach Adventure for 2-7 years

 

Santa’s sleigh has broken down in Australia and now he’s stuck!
Join Pyjama Drama North West Perth for a Christmas adventure of the imagination as we help to mend Santa’s sleigh in time for Christmas.
Children will video call Mrs Claus and the Christmas elves, go surfing with the reindeers, have a BBQ with Santa, and jump with a kangaroo. But does Santa even want to go home?
Day: Saturday 11 December 2021 Time: 10.30am-11.30am Place: Carramar Community Centre Age: 2-7 years
Tickets: $16 per child including gift ($12 siblings, adults FOC)
Click through to book your spot today. Places are limited.

 

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Cockburn ARC Christmas Open Arvo

 

Summer is just around the corner and we have a festive season lined up for you!
We’ll be celebrating Christmas in true ARC-style on Saturday 11 December, from 2 to 6pm as a part of our Christmas Open Arvo.
There will be music in the internal street (queue Mariah and Bublé’s finest), the big man Santa will be roaming poolside and there will be lots of jolly good activities and entertainment for all throughout the day. And yes, this is a FREE family event!
On the day: – Slides – Inflatable obstacle course – Inflatable floating activities – DJ – Santa – Face Painting – Entertainers – Giveaways
Side note, to ride the slides you must be 7 or over and taller than 120cm.
What to bring: – Bathers – Sunscreen – Towel

 

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Eating Well for your Tweens and Teens @ Clarkson Library

 

Join an accredited Dietician, Beck Newton, at this FREE workshop discussing improving the nutrition of your tween/teen

Are you interested in improving the nutrition of your tween/teen?

Good nutrition is critical during the teenage years to meet the nutritional needs of growing teens.

 

By attending this workshop you’ll get some tips from qualified Dietitians and Nutritionists on:

• The nutrients needed for this critical period of growth and development

• How to combat increasing appetites

• How to help your child make better choices when it comes to energy dense snack foods

• Helping your child prepare for a lifetime of healthy eating behaviours

 

Beck Newton is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Registered Nurse and has worked in health for more than 30 years. She has a special interest in prevention of chronic diseases, mental health and disordered eating.

Target audience : all adults welcome

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A Dickens of a Christmas

 

This wonderfully nostalgic show is a potpourri of songs, carols, poems & readings bringing to life the wonders of Christmas live on stage. Told through the pen of Charles Dickens and other contemporaries. This is a family-friendly event.

The show will introduce you to some of the traditional Festive Traditions. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=828016&

 

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Butler Sunset Sounds

 

Santa Claus is coming to town!
Gather to celebrate Christmas with a festive singalong that features all your favourite festive tunes, plus free kids activities and roving entertainment throughout the evening.
Browse the markets, sample some food truck grub or simply pack a picnic and soak up the festive atmosphere.

 

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Victoria Quay Christmas Concert….and all that JAZZ

 

Exciting!!! The line up has been locked in for this years FREE Christmas event – Victoria Quay Christmas Concert…..and all that JAZZ.
Headline performance from Milford Street Shakers, Santa, Christmas Fairy’s and lots, lots more…..

 

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Young Makers Christmas Market

 

The Young Makers Christmas Market is back on Sunday 12 December!
Come down to North Perth Common and enjoy a morning of shopping, activities and entertainment. All stalls are run by kids and young people and you can expect to find:
🎄 Christmas cards, ornaments and gifts 🧁Yummy baked treats, brekky rolls and sausage sizzle 🎨

Beautiful art, crafts and artisan items 🧸Secondhand toys and goods

Please note most stalls will be cash only.
📍 North Perth Common 🕐

 8:30am – 11:30am

 

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Hola Market

We are calling all arty locals that would love to show and sell their creations, to join us at Hola Market as stallholders and the rest of the public to come and enjoy an outdoor market experience just on time to get those last minute Xmas presents sorted. This is a one-off event at Padel Perth Reabold premises (we trialed last year for the first time). There will be drinks and food available to buy from our cafe and stalls of handmade and local products all day long. Free entry to the market (with the option to hire a court to play padel during the day upon payment). Please contact us if you would like to be one of our stallholders at 0403 095 551 or hello@padelperthreabold.com.au.

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The Eden Beach Christmas Festival

 

The Eden Beach Christmas Festival – Sun 12th Dec – 11am-3pm Come and join in the fun. There will be lots of market stalls, live music, kids entertainment, face painting, great food, special guests and lots more.
Stallholders, you can register for The Eden Beach Christmas Festival online, it’s quick and easy http://kangamarkets.com/application-form/

 

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Christmas on the Beach

 

Save the date for our Christmas on the Beach.
Come and celebrate the last day of Nippers before the Christmas Break OR relax whilst enjoying our spectacular venue.
There may even be a surprise visitor on the beach at the end of Nippers!
Sunday Session Menu available from 12pm till 3pm with our regular Sunday Session starting from 3pm to 8pm.
Kids entertainment from 12 to 3pm including bouncy castle, face painting and balloon artist.
This event is open to members and the general public.
Contact 9494 1433 to reserve your table now!

 

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Christmas in the City – City of Bunbury

 

The Christmas season is getting closer, and the City of Bunbury invites the community to come along and celebrate the start of the festive season this December. Kicking off from 3pm on Sunday 12 December at Bicentennial Square, there will be a wide range of activities perfectly suited for a day out with friends or family.
Free to attend with food and market stalls and activities including a giant outdoor maze, cupcake decorating workshops, mocktail making workshops, sustainable craft zone. The Street Parade will be back, along with a whole new attraction – the light up boat parade on the Leschenault Inlet. And a Christmas Showcase will be on the Graham Bricknell Music Shell from 3pm onwards with a festive selection of songs, dances and performances.

 

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(Girls/Ladies Only) Bibra Lake Free Skateboard Clinics

Beyond Skate are running free Girls/Ladies Only Skateboarding Clinics at Bibra Lake Skatepark this summer. Register now!

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Christmas Disco Skate Night

Strap on your skates and enjoy the party of the year at Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre on Wednesday, 15 December. It’s time to get your skates on! Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre (HRCC) is hosting the party of the year – Christmas Disco Skate Night for children in pre-primary to year 7. Bring your skates or hire them and enjoy skating the night away as you listen to the latest hits!* Date and time: Wednesday, 15 December 2021 from 5pm to 7pm. Location: Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre. Tickets: $7.20 which includes a free sausage roll if booked before 4pm on Wednesday, 15 December. Bookings are essential, please call HRCC on 9729 3311 to secure your spot. *Strobe lighting used in this event may not be suitable for people who are sensitive to light.

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Toddler Romp with Santa! – City of Armadale

 

Join us for a special Christmas Toddler Romp session. Santa’s clever Elf will read some Christmas stories, then listen for some bells to herald the arrival of Santa himself! We will sing Christmas songs, listen to stories and have the opportunity to take family Santa photos. Places are limited and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend after booking please notify the library.
Date: Thursday, 16 December 2021 – 10.30am to 11.30am
Age: This session is suitable for children from 18 months to 5 years.
Cost: Free
Event Contact: Phone (08) 9394 5800

 

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Coogee Beach Christmas Disco

 

Coogee Beach Surf Life Saving Club is the place to be this Christmas!
Ticket Price I $5.00 per child + Eventbrite booking fee
Adults & Kids under 2 free but please book your ticket.
Kids must be accompanied by an adult.
There will be a DJ playing music and games
Face Painting $2.00
Additional lollies and juice boxes will be for sale
Balcony bar & kitchen will be open for the adults 5.00pm-8.30pm – menu will be advised closer to the date.
Ticket sales close Wednesday 15th December unless sold out prior
Should COVID restrictions not permit this event to proceed, your ticket will be refunded.

 

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Duxton Christmas Dinner Dance

 

Enjoy a Christmas Dinner Dance with colleagues, family & friends! No planning needed.
Date: Friday 17th December 2021 Time: 7pm – Midnight
Inclusions: – Full Christmas Buffet – Five Hour Beverage Package – Entertainment – Mystery Prize – Christmas Decorations
$129 Per Person
Bookings Essential: 08 9261 8042 or res4@perth.duxton.com.au

 

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Festive Farmers Market at Perth City Farm

Come down to Perth City Farm to celebrate Christmas and the New Year with us. You will find the biggest selection of gourmet food products and the best organic and biodynamic produce, as well as a range of stalls selling gorgeous ethically produced gifts.

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Santa Lolly Runs! Bindoon

 

All of the Brigades will be running their annual Santa Lolly Runs on the same day this year. Check out their FB pages for more information about individual runs.  

 

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Bullsbrook Community Christmas

 

Bullseye Youth Committee the City of Swan and Kingsford at Bullsbrook, have joined forces to bring to you a Bullsbrook community Christmas celebration.
Featuring free activities for all ages including: – Carols – Markets stalls – Face painting 👩‍🎨 – Photo Booth 📸 – Eco Faeries 🧚

 – Bucking Bull – Retro Games Trailer 🎮 – Ponies 🐴 – Giant Bubbles – Silent Disco 🎧

 – Large Playground – and of course a visit from Santa 🎅🧚‍♂️

A Christmas Movie – The Grinch (pg), will screen at 7:30pm in the amphitheatre
Available for purchase will be: – Food Vans 🌭

🍔 – Icecream 🍦 – Popcorn 🍿


 – Drinks (hot and cold) 🥤☕️ – Fairy Floss – Slushies 🍧

Sunday 18 December 2021, located in Kingsford Estate on Brookbank Drive, Kingsford.

 

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Rockingham Twilight Markets

Join us for at Bell Park for the Rockingham Twilight Markets Series ✨
Come along for a night on the foreshore, listen to live music and enjoy spectacular views of Rockingham Foreshore.
Browse handmade market stalls, meet local business owners and community groups.
Grab a bite to eat from gourmet food vendors and take part in the activities on offer!

 

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City of Perth Christmas Nativity

 

Brought back by popular demand, the Christmas Nativity is returning to Forrest Place and will retell the much-loved traditional story of Christmas. Brought to life on stage with a stunning backdrop of color and visual effects, this performance is led by festive performers, young talent, community choirs and professional acts. It’s a show for everyone and a chance to sing-along to your favourite Christmas carols.

Stick around for a bite to eat and explore the City’s iconic Christmas Lights Trail.

 

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Lions Club Market in Glasson Park

EAST FREMANTLE at GLASSON PARK MARKET 3rd Sunday per the following …  9:00am – 12:30pm Resuming Sunday the 17th October 2021, then the 3rd Sunday of Nov, Feb next year, and then March and May (April is Easter Sunday).  Note: In December (Sunday 5th), we will be at the East Fremantle George Street Festival, selling Christmas cakes, BBQ snags, and the train will be running across the road at Glasson Park. A community event, — Sponsored by East Fremantle LIONS club, together with assistance from the FREMANTLE and BOORAGOON LIONS Clubs.  Parking is quite abundant, although we request that the public not park in George St so as to not negatively affect the small businesses in that strip.

CHARITY FUND RAISING: Stall fee receipts & Gold Coin donations will go towards (100%) to worthwhile charities, as does all proceeds from LIONS clubs.

STALLHOLDERS ……  Click here for an “Application Form“, or download from the Lions’ website and email to a.springett@optusnet.com.au Website: https://eastfremantle.wa.lions.org.au/riverside%20markets

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Avocados Makers Market

Avocados Makers Market will be held at Avocados (2 Mount Street, Kelmscott) from 9am – 1pm. Showcasing a range of locally handmade products, gifts and homewares along with a bouncy castle, face painting and acoustic music. There will be something for the whole family so be sure to stop by! We are still taking applications for stall holders- if you would like to have a stall, please get in touch with us!

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Family Fun Day – Claremont

As the weather heats up what better way to cool off then at one of the Aquatic Centre’s family fun days these Summer Holidays. Mermaids, prize giveaways, carnival rides, pool inflatables, sausage sizzle there’s plenty to keep the kids happy all day Family Fun Day’s: 19 December 2021 – 11am to 3pm 16 January 2022 26 January 2022 – Australia day BBQ 27 February 2022

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Kids Christmas Party at Durty Nelly’s

 

Join us with the family for a Merry little Christmas Party ahead of the big week itself!🎄 We’ve had a word with Santa and told him to stop by the pub on his way through to the North Pole this year so we can celebrate with the little ones over good food and Christmas classics📍

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Book a table in for the family and enjoy a day of festivities:
🍺 $9 Guinness & Magners pints 🍗

. $22 Roast turkey with a kids menu for the little ones 🎄 $8 Christmas Pudding 🎅 Meet Santa between 2pm – 3pm 🎵

 Stick around for Grand Remedy from 5pm

Get in early for your table and give the team a buzz with any questions on 9226 0233

 

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Kids Xmas Party at The Hooker

 

Have a merry little Christmas with us this year at The Hooker! 🎄
We’ve had a word with Santa himself and told him to stop by the pub on his way through to the North Pole this year & he’s agreed! 📍

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We’re throwing a session for the whole family with drink & food specials for the adults + plenty of treats for the kids:
🍽️ $26 Roast Turkey & Ham with all the trimmings 🍗

 $12 kids Roast 🍮 $10 Christmas Pudding 🍻 Festive drink specials 🎸


 Live Tunes 🎨 A visit from the big man and his face paintin’ elves between 12pm-2pm

Get in early and chat to the team at book@thegalwayhooker.com.au or give us a buzz on 6559 4781 to get yourself on the nice list 😉

 

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Present Making Workshop – The art of gratitude

 

Does your child love to make their own gifts? Then this Christmas present making workshops with Strength Heroes is not to be missed.
At this workshop, kids will get arty and have fun making contemporary presents that their family and friends will treasure. Kids will make four 4 very arty gifts for Mum, Dad, sisters and brothers and Christmas decorations. We can’t tell you what they will make cause then it won’t be a surprise! Kids will leave with wrapped presents ready to put under the Christmas tree. But be warned, they may be so impressed they will gift them to themselves. Best of all, we will keep them entertained while you take the opportunity to finish your Christmas preparations.
Not only will your child learn some new art skills, they will also explore and celebrate what they are grateful for and how to practice gratitude all the time and not just at Christmas. Each child will receive a Gratitude Game which is an easy way for the whole family to develop the art of gratitude.
Wear clothes that don’t mind a bit of paint. Bring a nut-free lunch, water bottle and afternoon tea.
This workshop proved the highlight of the Christmas season for the last five years so hurry and book to secure a place.
These workshops are hosted at The Art Space Collective – Scarborough’s first innovative and inspired community arts hub! For all enquiries please email hello@strengthheroes.com.au or call Fiona on 0404 649 204 Please choose carefully as no refunds are available. Transfer to another class or to another child can be done.
As of 1st of July, Strength Heroes is required to collect GST on all workshops it runs at The Art Space Collective.

 

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CHIPMUNKS WANNEROO CHRISTMAS PARTY!

 

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 “OH WHAT FUN” 🎄 🎶 Come & party with us this Christmas! Event details: Monday 20th December 2021 10am – 3pm Tickets only $13.90 per child. Adults entry is FREE!

Included in this event is…
Disco and fun games with prizes Christmas activities Play in the playground and of course a visit from Santa with a gift for each child!

 

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Shape, Bake & Decorate Shortbread!

Roll, shape, bake and decorate shortbread in our hands-on festive event!

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Annual Christmas Family Nights

Come and join us for our annual Family Christmas celebration. We’ve got live Christmas carols by the beautiful Alana Fay, Kids Eat Free, loads of Christmas festivities and even a special visit from Santa Claus himself. Reservations are essential.

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Village Christmas Party

Celebrate the festive season with the whole family at our annual Village Christmas Party!
Kids entertainment from 5pm – 7pm with a visit from Santa.
Book your table for dinner now in the Bistro to celebrate Christmas at the Ashby.

 

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Christmas Eve at The Life Boat

Join us Christmas Eve at The Life Boat. Free face painting by the Christmas Fairy (5pm) and a special Christmas screening of The Polar Express at sundown.

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Family Christmas Eve Celebrations 2021

 

🎅 Family Christmas Eve Celebrations 2021 🎅

Come and join us for our Family Christmas Eve Dinner. Get yourself into the Christmas Spirit and Eat, Drink & Be Merry!
It’s your choice on the day: All you can eat 3 course Christmas Buffet with all the trimmings or choose items from the A La Carte Menu
🍽 Christmas Buffet: Adults $40 & Kids Aged 4 – 12 $20 🍽
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 Kids Zone – Kids Movies, Kids Craft & Colouring Station 🎨

🎈 Balloon Artist 🎈

 🎅 Santa Visit 🎅

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 Live Acoustic Music 5pm – 8pm 🎸

🎵 Live Band in the Tavern from 9pm 🎵

Reservations are Essential: 📟 Book online by clicking on the Find Tickets link here; or ☎ Call The Woodvale on 9309 4288; 📟

 Contact: functions@thewoodvale.com.au for more information

 

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Christmas Eve Sunset Dinner

 

It’s the most exciting night of the year as Santa is on his way!
Bring the whole family and join us for some festive tunes, delicious food and a beautiful sunset.
Choose from the following sittings- 4-6pm or 6.30-8.30pm
We are BYO with the purchase of your main meal 🥂🍻

Bookings are essential so send us a message through Facebook or 📞 9590 0091 during opening hours

 

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Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner

 

Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner
Friday, 24 December 2021 6pm – 9pm
Price Adults $170 Children $80 (4-12yo) 0-3yo $20
Bookings & deposit of 20% are essential
Please Call us to book : (08) 9535 6633 Email : fb@atriumhotel.com
65 Ormsby Terrace Mandurah 6210 WA www.atriumhotel.com.au

 

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NYE Food Truck Fiesta at Mawson Park

 

It’s nearly time to say goodbye to 2021 & hello to 2022! 🎉🎉
Celebrate New Years Eve with a very special food truck fiesta at at Mawson Park, Hillarys! ✨

Spend the last evening of 2021 with friends & family while you enjoy:
✔️ Delicious international food trucks ✔️ Live music from amazing local performers ✔️

 The opportunity to support local businesses ✔️ Kids activities ✔️ Lots of activities for all ages ✔️


 FUN for the whole family ❤️

We are all about unleashing your inner big kid, so gather your family & friends, help support local small business food truck owners, have FUN, enjoy FAMILY and eat plenty FOOD, with a unique dining experience, right at your local park! 🍕 🍜


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Our wide range of amazing food trucks will be serving you up a smorgasbord of mouth-watering cuisines so stay tuned to the Big Kid Events Facebook page for the line up.

 

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The City at New Year’s Eve

 

Say farewell to 2021 with exciting street entertainment for all ages including daring circus performers, children’s workshops, vibrant installations, roving acts, and fireworks! Each year, this free family-friendly event draws thousands of people from all over Perth into the city and Northbridge.

Plan ahead and visit Forrest Place to get some great food from the Twilight Hawkers Markets from 4.30pm. Visit some Christmas Lights Trail installation before wandering to Yagan Square where the Variety Stage displays comedy acts and circus performances to entertain all ages between 6pm and midnight in the amphitheater. But don’t go too far, check out the daring and graceful aerial display at 8.30pm located by the digital tower.

Next take a walk down William St and be immersed with a party of street performers and roving entertainers, from loud and funky roving bands to magicians, jugglers, and stilt walkers. Kids will find all the fun in Perth Cultural Centre, with the annual Fun Fair including carnival rides and games galore. WA Museum is also extending their hours until 9pm and additional children’s workshops are taking place right on their doorstep.

At 9pm the kids can get ready to count down to the first spectacular fireworks display while those without a curfew can enjoy a magnificent sparkled sky that will lead us into the New Year at midnight. To get a good spot for the fireworks, make sure you are located in the following spots:

  • Perth Cultural Centre
  • Yagan Square
  • William Street (between Francis and Roe Street)

 

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About Holly Clark

Holly Clark is currently a stay at home mum of one, a self-confessed coffee addict and a baker of sweet treats. She studied Professional Writing and Editing, and occasionally writes on her recipe blog, Lucky Star's Kitchen

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