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School holidays

There are a great range of activities for children of all ages during the school holidays in Newcastle.

Download the April 2015 school holidays brochure PDF  (2Mb).

Blackbutt Reserve

Junior Ranger Fun Day - Nature Venture! Create a Landcare scene, pot a plant, go dipnetting, get up close to our favourite critters and enjoy the jumping castle.

  • When: Thursday 16 April 2015, 10am - 12pm
  • Where: Richley Reserve (Freyberg Street, New Lambton)
  • Cost: Free

Call 4904 3344 for more information. Compulsory parental supervision at all times. Children must wear fully enclosed shoes.

Newcastle Art Gallery

Newcastle Art Gallery will be running exhibition-inspired workshops and tours during the school holidays. Children will engage in fun-filled activities that teach basic art techniques. Check out Newcastle Art Gallery what's on for all the details.

Newcastle Museum

Make some noise at Newcastle Museum! Children can make percussion instruments out of recycled materials and learn how sound is made at our Sounds Like Science Show. Find out what's on and book in early!

Newcastle Region Library

Check out the ANZAC Illustrated exhibition at Newcastle Region Library or enjoy stories, songs, craft and movies at your local library. Check out the school holidays brochure for event details or visit the what's on page.

Make a splash!

Jump into Beresfield Pool for some fun. See the brochure for opening hours and entry fees or visit the website

Youth Week: it starts with us

Celebrate Youth Week from 10 to 19 April with a drumming concert and workshop, film night and a range of youth-inspired events . For a full list of events please call 4974 2061. 

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Contact us

City Administration Centre
282 King Street
Newcastle NSW Australia 2300

Tel: 02 4974 2000