Family Friendly Events for June 2019
We have a great month of family events coming up in June. Winter has arrived. So now is a great time for cozy indoor activities and muddy activities outside. If you’re looking for family-friendly events and activities for the month of June, then Buggybuddys has you covered! Check out our list of fun events around Perth including live performances, sports events, festivals and more for the whole family.
2019 Carnival Fever Perth
Saturday, 1 June to Monday, 3 June
Corner Station Street and Albany Highway, Cannington
Get ready Perth something BIG is heading your way!
Carnival Fever is back and BIGGER than ever!
WE’VE GOT SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
Meet and greet Cookie Monster and Elmo, and watch their amazing performance live on stage.
Free Unlimited Carnival Ride Madness!
New Horizons Pro Wrestling competing for the FEVER CUP!
Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Unlimited Carnival Rides, Food Trucks, Carnival Games and the list goes on and on!
One Entry Price
All Rides & Entertainment FREE
3 DAYS ONLY
Online Sales: Our Best Value Deals
Group of 3: $65.00
Group of 4: $85.00
Under 2’s Free
Gate Sales: Tickets $30.00
*A booking fee from $1.99 per transaction applies.
Free Giant Games!
Saturday, 1 June to Sunday, 30 June, 8am to 6pm
Plaza Arcade, 650 Hay Street, Perth
Chill out in Plaza Arcade with FREE giant games. Store 25 has been decked out with beanbags, crates and a relaxed vibe for the community to enjoy. From May 31st until July 31st the community space will have giant games for visitors to enjoy for free. These games include; giant jenga, giant connect 4 and checkers!
We hope to see you there!
National Reconciliation Week at WACC
Saturday, 1 June, 12pm to 2pm
Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Captains Lane, Fremantle
National Reconciliation Week, held from 27 May – 3 June, is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements. It’s also a time to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation, and move towards creating a nation strengthened by respectful relationships between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
This year, the City of Fremantle is honouring National Reconciliation Week with four community events at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre. All events are centred on NRW’s 2019 theme Grounded in Truth, Walk Together with Courage.
Saturday 1 June | 12–2pm | $25
Walk through the Bathers Beach precinct and discover the significance of the area for Nyoongar people while learning about bush tucker, animals, insects and the seasons.
Bookings essential: https://bit.ly/2PFyS8T
Laguna Winter BBQ
Saturday, 1 June, 6pm to 11pm
Laguna Veneto Bocce Club, 49 Homer Street, Dianella
It may be Winter, but it won’t stop us from having a BBQ.
Come and enjoy a spritz, music, dancing, bocce or what ever takes your fancy. There is a huge selection of Italian salads made by love by our wonderful Italian ladies committee (including our very own home grown radicchio) followed by some delicious sweets!
Kids also have a big Kids Zone play area equipped with lots to do too (there’s something for everyone to enjoy).
Meat is supplied by Acciari Butchers.
Non Members $30
11-15 years old $10
6-10 years old $5
Under 5 years old FREE
Bookings by Sunday 26 May to
Maria 9367 3686
Betty 9276 4578
City of Armadale – Lego Buddies
Saturday, 1 June, 10am to 11am
Armadale Library, Shop 64 / 10 Orchard Avenue, Armadale
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.
Bookings are not required.
Please note: Parents or carers must stay in the library during these sessions.
Winter Weekend Markets
Saturday, 1 June to Monday, 3 June
Sorrento Quay Boardwalk – Hillarys Boat Harbour, 58 Southside Drive, Hillarys
A 3-day market for the long weekend in June!
Come down anytime Saturday, Sunday or Monday to browse the 40+ stalls selling handmade products, gifts, yummy goodies and more!
Model Railway Exhibition 2019
Saturday, 1 June to Monday, 3 June, 9.30am to 4pm
Australian Model Railway Association WA Inc, 24 Moojebing Street, Bayswater
Perth’s largest Model Railway Exhibition – not to be missed!
Do you love model trains? Are your children or grandchildren, or parents/grandparents fascinated by them? Yes? Well, do not miss the opportunity to get together for the annual MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION in June!
Come along to see the amazing train layouts the modellers have put together. The intricate scenery and attention to detail really is a sight to see, not to mention solving the Model Railway puzzles!
Free Bouncy Castle for the young ones. Take the train ride around the exhibition.
There will be a HUGE range of model rail on display. The different settings will light up your imagination as you peek into a mini rail world. You can even operate one of our U drive layouts! There will be 36 model layout exhibitors and 9 trade exhibitions, local and from other states. Not to mention the dioramas (3D railway scenes).
Fans of LEGO® will also be ecstatic to see what displays Briktober-Perth and WA Brick Society have – these are always a marvel of design and clever construction.
For those with a need for speed, try your hand at the ‘Slot Cars’.
Plus lots of the Kindred Societies will be there, ‘CastleDare’, ‘Hotham Valley Railway’, ‘Perth Electric Tram Society’, Bennett Brook Railway’.
A display of remote control trucks and cars will also be on show. See these trucks pull road trains consisting of two or more trailers.
There is also a great selection of food and beverages so you can stay for the whole day!
Don’t miss out on this model rail extravaganza!
Online ticket buyers will be able access the exhibition through a express lane and can attend thirty minutes earlier.
Family (2 adults 2 children) $30
Seniors/Pension Card Holders $10
Carer Card Holders/Children under 6 FREE
WAZouk Sandpit Beach Dancing 2019 Summer
Sunday, 2 June, 3pm to 8pm
Scarborough Amphitheatre, Scarborough Beach Foreshore, The Esplanade, Scarborough
Date 2 June 2019 (Sunday)
Venue: The Sandpit at Scarborough Beach Amphitheatre
3:00pm to 3:45pm – Free Bachata – Ritmo Caliente Dance Academy
3:45pm to 4.30pm – Free Kizomba Lesson – Riovana Dance Academy
4.30pm till 8.00pm – Mix of Latin and Brazilian music for mainly Salsa/Bachata/Kizomba/Zouk plus a little taste of all other Latin and Braizilian Music.
Get yourself a wristband before hitting the sand floor.
Feel free to share event on Facebook.
NOTE: Dancing is on concrete which will have a light covering of sand for a perfect pivoting action all throughout the event! It is recommended you bring old sneakers or shoes with RUBBER soles.
Save the proper dance shoes (with leather/suede soles) for a wooden or laminated flooring.
It can get COOL after the sun sets. bring something warm. Jacket or a blanket.
NO ALCOHOL – Scarborough beach is an alcohol free zone, and is strictly monitored regularly by police and rangers.
There is a couple of bars and a number of licensed restaurants within 200m of the Amphitheatre.
Refreshments for sale at the DJ console
Bottled water and Soft drinks $2
Coconut water. $3
****Help support this event by buying a drink.****
LET’S HAVE SOME FUN! 🙂 🙂 🙂 HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE!
City of Vincent – Vincent Fire Station Open Day!
Sunday, 2 June, 10am to 1pm
Vincent Fire Station, 29 Carr Street, West Perth
Perth’s newest Fire Station is opening its doors to the community for their first Open Day!
Take a tour of Vincent Station, see displays for road crash rescue, fire extinguishers and firefighting equipment. There will be face painting, a coffee van and sausage sizzle.
City of Joondalup – Crafty Kids
Sunday, 2 June, 2pm to 3pm
Joondalup Library, 102 Boas Avenue, Joondalup
Calling all kids to weekend craft sessions. Drop in, make new friends and let your creative side run free, while learning new skills.
$2.00 per child. No bookings required.
School aged children 5 to 12 years.
Please be aware that there is limited free parking at Joondalup library. Details of parking locations and fees can be found at the City’s Parking webpage.
For further information call 9400 4751.
Save The Date – Toodyay Fibre Festival
Sunday, 2 June, 10am to 3pm
Toodyay Fibre Festival, Stirling Terrace, Toodyay
Lock the date into your diaries everyone! Sunday the 2nd of June will once again see the streets of Toodyay awash with colour, movement and fibre! The “make into other materials like yarn and cloth” type of fibre that is, not the kind you eat for breakfast.
We will provide more detail about the 2019 event soon, for now we just want you to save the date, and of course tell your friends and family to save the date too!
The Toodyay Fibre Festival is a family friendly event, admission is a gold coin donation.
SOTA Festival 2019
Monday, 3 June, 12pm to 9pm
Burswood Park, Resort Drive, Burswood
💥 SOTA returns in 2019. NEW LOCATION: Burswood Park 💥
The Western Australian line up is designed for music lovers of all ages, with both under 18 and licensed areas. Best of all, it’s FREE! Proudly co-presented by those in the know on WA music… WAM!
Join us on Monday, 3 June 2019 from 12-9pm at Burswood Park as we celebrate WA Day to the sounds of our State. In addition to the epic sounds of SOTA we have plenty of food and drink to keep you hydrated and your energy levels high enough for dancing all day long. Including a swathe of food trucks at Eat Street, activations and more.
PLUS, for the first time SOTA Festival will keep ALL the amazing family friendly activities on offer on Sunday across to Monday’s SOTA Festival activities. Think inflatables, roving performers, a dedicated kids’ stage and MORE to be announced.
Presented as part of the 2018 WA Day Festival, and co-presented by WAM, SOTA Festival is a FREE event created to help support, nurture and grow the creative opportunities for local artists, and to further position Western Australia as a key player in our nation’s musical identity.
SOTA Festival, co-presented by WAM
Celebrating WA Music
FREE – No registration required
Burswood Park, Monday June 3 from 12-9pm
BWA Festival of Basketball
Monday, 3 June, 10am to 5pm
Bendat Basketball Centre, 201 Underwood Avenue, Mount Claremont
Come and celebrate all things basketball at the BWA Festival of Basketball on Monday 3 June 2019 from 10am!
One the highlights of the festival is the 2019 SBL All-Star Games for Red Frogs Australia. This year Team Australia will be taking on the World – an event which is proudly supported by Basketball WA and Murdoch Uni. (Women’s Tip-off 12noon; Men’s 2pm).
Entry is a VOLUNTARY DONATION to Red Frogs Australia. There’s heaps to do including; Come & Try Wheelchair Basketball, 3×3 WABL Championships, Clinics, Bouncy Castles, Fairy Floss, Popcorn Machines, Face-painting, Skills Clinics, Raffles and Heaps More!
If you’re hungry, why not hop-along and try our Sausage Sizzle fundraiser (money raised will go towards Red Frogs).
Come and enjoy the fun! SEE YOU THERE!
The Gruffalo – Live on Stage!
Tuesday, 3 June to Sunday, 9 June
State Theatre of Western Australia, 174 – 176 William Street, Perth
A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood …
After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End & Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Australia!
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?
Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3+ and their grown-ups…
“ funny, charming and smart… brings the house down” Sydney Morning Herald
“ Beg, borrow or steal tickets. Your kids will love you for it” Stage Whispers
Food Truckin’ for a Cause
Wednesday, 5 June, 4.30pm to 8.30pm
Port Kennedy Veterans Memorial Park, Warnbro Sound Avenue, Port Kennedy
Come down to Veterans Memorial Park Endeavour drive Port Kennedy and have a great night out with family and friends. We will have an awesome selection of food trucks for you to enjoy and some great music to listen to.
Food Truckin For A Cause is a fundraising event for Relay For Life/ Cancer Council W.A., Have a great night out while helping us raise money for this great charity
Pets are welcome but musty be on a lead at all times, and are the owners responsibility.
City of Nedlands – Inquisitive Little Minds
Thursday, 6 June, 11.30am to 12.30pm
Mount Claremont Library, Montgomery Avenue, Mount Claremont
A new STEM-based program will be starting in Term 1 for pre-schoolers. Running monthly, our mini-scientists, mathematicians and engineers will have hands-on experience while learning simple STEM concepts. Why not join us for storytime beforehand, too?
The Community Hive
Mt Claremont Community Centre and Library
105 Montgomery Ave
Mt Claremont WA
First Thursday of the month during school term
Disney Quiz Night
Thursday, 6 June, 7pm to 10pm
Belmont Tavern, 174 Wright Street, Belmont
Let your inner kid shine at our DISNEY QUIZ NIGHT!
Prepare to belt out your fave Disney tunes, dress up as your all time fave character, and of course show off your Disney knowledge! Trivia will be on all things Disney & Pixar, with heaps of fun games and prizes to bring back those childhood memories – A Whole New World of fun awaits you with a full night of extravaganza, jam-packed full of Disney dress up, trivia, singing & prizes!
FIRST PRIZE – 4 x Gold class tickets for Toy Story + dinner before the movie including drinks!
Winning team, second place, best dressed kid & adult and best team name prizes!
Doors open at 6.30pm – Quiz starts at 7:00pm & is free to play Booking essential – call us on 08 9277 2077 or pm us!
Friday, 7 June and Saturday, 8 June
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah
Burrbgaja Yalirra (Dancing Forwards) is a triple bill of solo works curated by Marrugeku’s artistic directors Dalisa Pigram and Rachael Swain as part of a program to support leading change makers in intercultural contemporary dance. Each production explores different facets of the complexities of reciprocity which challenge our understanding of our history and our relationship to the land in Australia.
North Cottesloe Beach Clean-up Event
Friday, 7 June, 9.15am to 11.30am
North Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club, 151 Marine Parade, Cottesloe
This year on Friday 7 June 2019 the Town of Cottesloe, Keep Australia Beautiful Council WA (KABC), Coastal Cleanup Crew, North Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club and Perth NRM and are holding a clean-up event at Cottesloe Beach from 9.30 – 10.30am to celebrate World Oceans Day.
Come along and join us to enjoy and care for this wonderful stretch of Western Australian coastline as we recognise the take 3 for the sea initiative, recent smoking ban along the Cottesloe foreshore and of course, World Oceans Day.
Please meet at 9.15 am at the clubrooms of the North Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club.
Register here: www.kabc.wa.gov.au/worldoceansday
Cultural Storytelling Activity
Fridays, 7 June, 14 June, 21 June and 28 June, 12pm to 2pm
Walyalup Aboriginal Centre, 12 Captains Lane, Fremantle
Join Justin Martin, a qualified tour guide and Aboriginal artworks specialist as he shares his culture through story telling, talks about seasons, symbols and tools, language and local knowledge.
Justin’s traditional lands stretch over the Perth metropolitan region and a large part of the mid-west of Western Australia. These tribes are formally identified as the Wadjuk, Ballardong, Widi and Budimia people.
Magic Dale Live at Canvas Cafe
Saturday 8th & 15th June
Canvas Cafe, Fremantle
Magic Dale, Perth’s most exciting new entertainer, presents Magic at Canvas Cafe in the heart of the Fremantle Arts Centre. Kids enjoy an hour of entertainment with Magic Dale, watching amazing tricks, balloon animal art and will also learn and take home their very own magic trick! One FREE coffee is also included for an adult in the price of the ticket.
Saturday June 8th @ 10:00am and 12.00pm
Saturday June 15th @ 10:00am and 12.00pm
Or Contact [email protected]
LiveLighter Multicultural Eid Carnival
Saturday, 8 June, 11am to 7pm
Burswood Park, Resort Drive, Burswood
Multicultural Eid Carnival
Saturday 8 June 2019
Gates open 11:00 am till 7:00 pm
Fun day for the whole family
Stalls… Camel Rides… Henna… Performances…. International food
AAA Multicultural Eid Carnival offers spectacular celebrations including a carnival with many fun-filled rides, shows and a variety of international cuisines.
comes together to celebrate Eid Carnival.
The event provides a unique opportunity for our communities to experience a true sense of what Eid is. The Carnival is a full day event a day of family fun and entertainment.
The Australian Arab Association (AAA) is holding the 12th annual Multicultural Eid Carnival in Gosnells Western Australia. Many businesses come together in our unique bazaar to showcase their products and services to the community.
Town of Victoria Park – LEGO Challenge Free Play
Saturday, 8 June, 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Town of Victoria Park Library, 27 Sussex Street, East Victoria Park
Kids aged five to 12 years old are invited to come along on the second Saturday of every month from 1.30–2.30pm to explore their creativity and make new friends.
There will be a new challenge each month, so come join in!
Bookings are essential and all LEGO will be provided.
This is a free play session (staff will be on hand to assist) and all children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
City of Cockburn – Rehabilitating Roe 8 Community Planting Day – Bibra Lake
Saturday, 8 June, 9am to 1pm
Corner Hope Rd & Progress Drive, Bibra Lake
Come and get your hands dirty! Join us for a fun morning planting in the Roe 8 corridor. Meet at the entry gate at the corner of Hope Rd and Progress Drive near the roundabout.
All tools, equipment and plants supplied as well as a BBQ lunch. Please wear long pants, enclosed shoes and a hat. BYO water bottle. Parking is at Bibra Lake Adventure Playground — follow the signs for a short walk down to the site.
Bookings essential, please register online.
Skateboarding WA Clinics
Saturday, 8 June, 10am to 12pm
Leederville Skate Park, Leederville Parade, Leederville
** SKATEBOARDING **
📆 Saturday 8 June, 10am to 12pm
📌 Leederville Skatepark
100% Skateboarding delivered to you by the WA Skateboarding Community.
Skateboards & helmets provided – suitable for all ages and all skill levels including first time beginners, children, teenagers and adults.
Weather cancellation updates are posted on Skateboarding WA’s Facebook and Instagram accounts 60 minutes before event start time.
To find out more and register your attendance visit skateboardingwa.com.au to download a registration form. Participants under 18 require parent/guardian signature on form.
The City of Vincent is a proud sponsor of this event.
Wetland Bird Workshop at Bibra Lake
Saturday, 8 June, 9am to 11am
Bibra Lake Reserve, Progress Drive, Bibra Lake
Come and learn about wetland birds at Bibra Lake
Join BirdLife WA for a walk around Bibra Lake and learn about birds that frequent wetland areas.
Don’t know much about birds? Don’t worry! This workshop has been created for beginners. We’ll go through the basics of bird identification and you’ll learn how to I.D the birds you might see around your local wetland. You will also learn some of the survey techniques you can use to help collect information.
The workshop is free, however registration is required. Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/wetland-bird-workshop-at-bibra-lake-registration-59875772046
To find out more about the event, contact Rebecca Boyland, BirdLife Australia at [email protected] or on 0405 588 125
Bring along your own binoculars, or borrow some of ours.
Shire of Murray – Planting in the Park
Saturday, 8 June, 9am to 1pm
Corner Murray and Henry Streets, Pinjarra
Calling all green thumbs 🌱
Rally the family and help us plant 5,000 seedlings in support of World Environment Day!
– Free morning tea and RSL sausage sizzle (vegetarian options)
– Coffee van
– Environmental and community information
– Indigenous toy making and basket weaving activities
– Black cockatoo meet and greet
– Free seed giveaway for tree planters
– Equipment provided
👒 What you’ll need:
Hats, water and sunscreen as well as your own gloves and trowel if possible.
Cross section of Murray and Henry Streets – we’ll be planting in the east, close to the river.
Christine 0437 593 816 or [email protected]
This event is being held in collaboration with the Shire of Murray and the Alcoa Foundation and is part of the ‘Three Rivers Initiative’ funded by the Alcoa Foundation and delivered by Greening Australia.
Through this initiative, we are working to reverse habitat loss and improve the condition and health of three key Peel-Harvey Waterways: the Serpentine, Murray and Harvey Rivers.
121st Philippine Independence Day Big Fiesta
Sunday, 9 June, 9.30am to 5pm
Supreme Court Gardens, Riverside Drive, Perth
Celebrating the 121st Philippine Independence Day in Perth!
This is a free event start at 9:30 am up to 5:00 pm on Sunday 9th June.
Come and have a fun filled day of Free entertainments- with special appearance by X Factor Australia winner- Cyrus Villanueva at Supreme Court Gardens in Perth! Games and Food stalls available.
Social Toy Box – Radonich Park
Sunday, 9 June, 10am to 11.30am
Radonich Park, Watson Road, Beeliar
You’re invited to play with our toys!
Visit our Social Toy Boxes
This initiative, funded by the City of Cockburn and Yangebup Family Centre, brings our community together by providing a free box of sand pit toys for children to use at their local park.
The toy boxes encourage fun and free play while providing children and adults the opportunity to meet new people and create friendships in their local neighbourhood.
Pinjarra Markets at Edenvale Homestead
Sunday, 9 June, 7am to 12pm
Edenvale Tea Rooms, 2 Henry Street, Pinjarra
Held on the second Sunday of each month.
Great local markets, browse through stalls selling honey, local arts and crafts, eggs, jewellery, plants, books and much more.
City of Wanneroo – Winter Planting Event – Madeley
Sunday, 9 June, 9am to 11am
Rufus Park, corner Zeus Avenue & Martindale Avenue, Madeley
Join the City of Wanneroo and your neighbours in planting for a greener future.
The City of Wanneroo’s annual winter Community Planting Events kick off in June, with local residents invited to come along and help rejuvenate bushland, foreshores and dunes across the City. Held in conjunction with Friends of Rufus Park.
Please bring gloves, a trowel, water bottle and wear sturdy enclosed shoes.
Morning tea will be provided.
For more information or to register please contact the City’s Conservation Team on 9405 5000 or email: [email protected].
City of Cockburn – Worm Farming Workshop
Sunday, 9 June, 11am to 1pm
Beeliar Community Centre, 33 Lakefront Avenue, Beeliar
They convert the waste into both liquid fertiliser and castings that are great for plants. You will learn all about the art of worm farming with a hands-on demonstration.
This workshop is part of the Organic Cockburn resident subsidy program. You can purchase a subsidised worm farm for $85 on the night or simply join us to learn more about recycling organic waste at home.
Visit Compost Subsidies to learn more about the resident subsidies on offer.
Register online through Ticketbooth.
Canning Libraries – Junior Lego Robitics – Ages 7+
Monday, 10 June, 17 June and 24 June, 4pm to 5pm
Willetton Library, 37 Burrendah Boulevard, Willetton
Experience a new Lego Robotics challenge every week!
BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Educational Play programs provide an extraordinary atmosphere for students to build unique creations and have loads of fun using LEGO® Bricks. Learn More about BRICKS 4 KIDZ!
This programme is for children aged 7+
Children who do not meet the required age for an activity may be asked to forfeit their ticket.
Eventbrite bookings ESSENTIAL.
Friday, 14 June and Saturday, 15 June
Octagon Theatre – UWA, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley
A brand new stage adaption of a magical Australian classic!
Don’t miss this amazing show at the Octagon Theatre, UWA. Be sure to make the most of your day out by joining in all the FREE activities for little possums and exploring the beautiful UWA campus.
This performance is great for patrons aged 3+.
Tickets available now at ticketsWA.com
Disney Family Night
Friday, 14 June, 5pm to 7pm
Fired! Ceramic Cafe, 29 Winton Road, Joondalup
Join us for another magic filled family friendly evening of Disney themed painting. No experience needed we have all the tricks.
We will have a selection of special ceramics a music quiz to test your love of disney and special disney themed drinks avaible to purchase from the cafe.
We require a $10 deposit per painter. Booking is essential.
Please note that deposits are non refundable should u not attend the evening.
WA Hotrod & Street Machine Spectacular
Saturday, 15 June and Sunday, 16 June, 9am to 5pm
Claremont Showgrounds, 1 Greylands Road, Claremont
Welcome to Koolsville WA as part of the WA Hotrod & Street Machine Spectacular June 15th and 16th 2019.
This year you will get to look forward to a colourful pavilion full of lowbrow artists, tattooists, vendors, rod n kustoms, bikes, DJ, the bar, massive lowbrow kustom art display and auction, pedal car & trike challenge sponsored by House of Kolor, The Miss Koolsville entrants and so much more!!
So save the date, tell your mates and come on down for a massive weekend!
Maximus Musicus Joins the Choir
Saturday, 15 June to Tuesday, 18 June, 1pm to 4pm
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Terrace, Perth
The magic of a live symphony orchestra in a one-hour concert for families.
Join us for a musical adventure with Maximus Musicus, the musical mouse who finds himself at Perth Concert Hall surrounded by WASO musicians and a children’s choir. Based on the award winning book series, this concert for families celebrates the joy of singing, and singing together. Featuring music by Mozart, Bizet, Fauré and a selection of folk songs, Maximus Musicus Joins the Choir is a magical musical story accompanied by beautiful illustrations on the big screen – a thrilling experience for the young music lovers in your life.
Concert duration: 55 minutes
Suitable for 4 -12 year olds.
All live action is projected onto a big screen above the stage.
City of Stirling – Community Board Games
Saturday, 15 June, 3pm to 11pm
Bob Daniels Community Centre, 895 Beaufort Street, Inglewood
Do you enjoy playing board games?
Come along with your family or friends, bring your favourite board games and some snacks – stay for an hour or two, or longer into the evening.
Enjoy meeting new people and have fun playing an old favourite or learning a new board game.
For more information contact Community Centre Supervisors at [email protected] or on (08) 9205 7765.
City of Cockburn – Community Planting Day – CY O’Connor Beach
Saturday, 15 June, 9am to 1pm
CY O’Connor Beach, McTaggart Cove, North Coogee
Join us for a free fun-filled morning planting, improving habitat values in conservation reserves and help enhance biodiversity.
Morning tea and lunch provided.
Please wear long pants, encolsed footwear, a hat and BYO water bottle.
Booking essential, register online, or call customer service on 08 9411 3444.
City of Cockburn – Dads and Tots Bush Trek
Saturday, 15 June, 9am to 10.30am
Banksia Eucalypt Woodland Park, Blue Mountain Circuit, Aubin Grove
Explore the senses with your little one and listen, look and feel your way through a guided bush adventure. Suitable for ages 2 – 5 years.
Please wear closed in walking shoes and long trousers and bring hat, drink bottle plus any other child requirements.
Morning tea provided.
Please note there are no toilet facilities at this reserve.
Meet on Bue Mountain Circuit near bushland entrance gate. Parking is limited onsite but there is plenty of parallel and street parking in surrounding streets.
Spanish Story Time at the Floreat/Cambridge Library
Monday, 17 June, 10am to 11am
Cambridge Library, 99 The Boulevard, Floreat
Starting at 10 am, we will be singing songs, read stories and do some craft to end the sessions.
For little readers from 2 to 5 but babies are also welcome to enjoy the songs and stories.
Please note that depending on the interest we could be running all the sessions in the same language. For example, if there is more interest for French, all the scheduled Spanish sessions will be changed over to French.
City of Wanneroo – Winter Planting Event – Koondoola
Wednesday, 19 June, 9am to 11am
Rendell Park, Rendell Way, Koondoola
Join the City of Wanneroo and your neighbours in planting for a greener future.
Park at Rendell Park, Rendell Way, Koondoola. Site is approximately 300m up limestone track into bushland from pedestrian gate. Follow signs.
Held in conjunction with Friends of Koondoola Regional Bushland, the City of Wanneroo’s annual winter Community Planting Events kick off in June, with local residents invited to come along and help rejuvenate bushland, foreshores and dunes across the City.
Please bring gloves, a trowel, water bottle and some sturdy shoes.
Morning tea will be provided.
For more information or to register please contact the City’s Conservation Team on 9405 5000 or email: [email protected].
City of Cockburn – STEAM Club at Success Library
Thursday, 20 June, 4pm to 5pm
Success Library, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success
Explore the world of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics at our monthly STEAM Club. Imagine, invent and innovate with fun and challenging hands-on activities for kids aged 8+
Bookings can be made from two weeks before each workshop.
Truffle Kerfuffle 2019
Friday, 21 June to Sunday, 23 June
Truffle Kerfuffle, 699 Seven Day Road, Manjimup
Tics are on sale now for the Winning Appliances & Asko Truffle Kerfuffle 2019!!!
The ultimate Winter Getaway – an all weekend celebration of one of the world’s most luxurious ingredients, fresh black truffles, just minutes from where they are unearthed.
Join in the festivities and be consumed by the heady aroma of truffles at their freshest; go truffle hunting, taste your way through the Festival Village, meet farmers and growers, discover local wine & produce and indulge in truffle laden experiences with world class chefs.
Culinary talent this year includes Pete Evans, Aaron Carr, Amy Hamilton, Anna Gare, Chris Eales, Courtney Gibb, Josh Grey, Melissa Palinkas, Nic Wood, Paul (ed) Edwards, Paul Iskov, Poh, Russel Blaikie, Scott Brannigan, Sophie Budd & Tony Howell…
Manjimup is the heart of Australian truffle country with more truffles found here than anywhere in the Southern Hemisphere. The Shire of Manjimup is 3.5 hrs from Perth and 90 min from Margaret River.
Kid activities in the Festival Village – amazing family weekend.
City of Stirling – Beatball
Friday, 21 June, 5.30pm to 8pm
Herb Graham Recreation Centre, 38 Ashbury Crescent, Mirrabooka
Beats, basketball and free pizza – sound like a good combo to you?
Get some mates together and head on down to Stirling Leisure Centres – Herb Graham – Mirrabooka for a 3 vs. 3 basketball competition!
Friday 22 March – Celebrating Harmony Beatball
Friday 26 April – Youth Week
Friday 24 May – Reconciliation Beatball
Friday 21 June – Celebrating NAIDOC Beatball
Suitable for ages 6-14. Registrations open at 5.30pm, games kick off at 6.30pm. Call (08) 9205 7320 for more information.
Mindarie’s Biggest Morning Tea
Friday, 21 June, 9.30am to 11.30am
The Pavillion, 33 Ocean Falls Boulevard, Mindarie
Join The Marina for Mindarie’s Biggest Morning Tea on Friday, 21 June 2019 at The Pavilion Mindarie. Enjoy a cuppa and some delicious sweet and savoury treats, whilst networking with friends and colleagues and supporting an amazing cause, all in a stunning waterside location enjoying Marina views.
There will be a Special Guest Speaker, Raffles, Live Auction and Cancer Council Morning Tea Merchandise for sale to further contribute to this great cause, with all these proceeds going directly to the Cancer Council.
$35 per ticket and $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Cancer Council WA to support their ongoing research to fight cancer.
BOOK NOW online via the link below or call 9400 1186 to speak with our Events Team directly.
City of Stirling – Community Tree Planting
Saturday, 22 June, 9.30am to 11.30am
Patula Park, 12 Patula Place, Menora
The Community Tree Planting Program provides an opportunity for Stirling community members to assist in planting street trees. The planting events take place on a number of Saturday mornings from 9am to 11:30am at various locations (see the table of event dates and locations).
Anyone wanting to join should RSVP – an RSVP email address and instructions will be posted on this page closer to each event.
Here are some of the benefits of these events:
• Meet your neighbours and build a sense of community
• Improve the appearance of your street and add value to your property
• Help make your street and suburb a healthier place for you and your family to live
• Have fun and enjoy a free sausage sizzle and cool drink.
All equipment and trees will be supplied by the City of Stirling. Children must be supervised by an parent/guardian at all times. If severe weather is forecast for for any of the events, it will be cancelled and rescheduled.
The cancellation and rescheduled date will be posted the day prior to an event on www.stirling.wa.gov.au/trees
Magic Mania Perth
Saturday, 22 June, 2pm to 11.30pm
The electricity ⚡ approaching hysteria, step into a world of magic and complete mania.
Immerse yourself in all that is Magic and enjoy every delight we have to offer. Arrive to a beautiful setting with magic in every corner, actors as witches and wizards roaming the grounds casting spells and spreading both delight and mystery.
Let the dark lord funk you up on the dance floor, peruse and admire the magical props and stalls, and walk on the red carpet and be judged by fellow witches, wizards, and muggles in our best dressed parade.
Enjoy a potion cocktail or grab some delicious food from local vendors around the event.
As the darkness starts setting in, the massive outdoor screen will glow as we screen an attendee voted magical movie of choice. Grab a blanket, bring a pillow, chair, or whatever you fancy. Get comfy and enjoy the longest night in winter.
Roam the grounds, meet up with friends… make new friends. Get your blood flowing with a boogy on the dancefloor, or act out your favourite magical scenes (Harry Potter fan? Supernatural? Grimm? The Nightmare Before Christmas? Frozen? Maleficent? LOTR? Twilight?).
Tickets essential – book here.
*** LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON ***
Multicultural Lantern Walk
Saturday, 22 June, 5pm to 7pm
Ivey Watson Playground – Kings Park, 34 Kings Park Road, West Perth
We will hold our traditional German and Multicultural Lantern Walk on Saturday 22 June from 6pm. Come along from 5:30pm to practise some German lantern songs, or come from 5:00pm for a picnic.Outside Stickybeak Cafe at Ivey Watson’s Playground in Kings Park, Perth. Bring your own lanterns, no open fires please. No RSVP required, free event. The walk starts at 6pm sharp.
In case of rain we walk a week later, on Saturday 29 June 2019.. Please check this page for weather updates.
Port Coogee Indoor Markets
Saturday, 22 June, 9am to 4pm
Port Coogee Shopping Village, 6 Calypso Parade, North Coogee
Come and join us for a wonderful day full of craft stalls from local Perth creatives.
Happening monthly, on the 4th Saturday (unless stated otherwise).
Supanova 2019 Perth
Friday, 28 June to Sunday, 30 June
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth
Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is Australia’s premier pop culture event, where fandom comes to life! We celebrate the worlds of film and television, fantasy, comic books, anime, sci-fi, cartoons, books, gaming and collectables.
Join us for two massive days of Supa-Star celebrities, cosplay (costume-role play), fan clubs, musical performances, creative master classes, celebrity Q&As, wrestling, tournaments and competitions, and a hall full of shopping possibilities.
It’s a family event and there’s something for everyone!
Ninja Turtles Kids Party
Sunday, 30 June, 12pm to 2pm
Peel Alehouse, 6/8 Guava Way, Halls Head
Bring the kids to meet the scaly creatures of Radical Reptiles.
Buy a meal to go in the draw to win some wheels.
A scooter and a skateboard to be won.
Free face painting on the day and fancy dress encouraged.
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