Dreamy kids flock to Caloundra
Gallery this Easter
While chocolate eggs will provide some amusement over the Easter holidays, crafty parents are busily booking a place at the Caloundra Regional Gallery's workshop for kids.
ArtScool is specially designed for children aged 5--15 years, as part of the gallery's Education and Public Programs.
The workshop is being offered on Wednesday 7 April between 10.30am and midday at Felicity Park, next to the Caloundra Regional Gallery.
Children will have the opportunity to workshop their ideas on the theme of "Dreams and Wishes" into a two or three-dimensional collage piece.
The workshop costs $15 per child and all art materials are supplied -- the only requirement for kids is to bring an active imagination.
Other ArtScool workshops run throughout the year have proved popular, so make sure you secure your child's place by booking early.
For bookings and enquiries contact the Caloundra Regional Gallery on 5420 8299 or email email@example.com.
Easter events to occupy young minds
Easter break is just around the corner and Sunshine Coast Council is offering a full program of activities to nourish young bodies and minds.
From percussion to puppetry to picture books, council is planning a feast of events for children from 1 to 12 April. Here's just a small sample of what's on offer:
Caloundra Library 8 April, 10am: Bee Happy Puppet show, combining the magic of ventriloquism, puppetry, comedy and music -- this is quality family entertainment.
Kawana Library 7 April, 10.30am: Kids Yoga, iron out all those knots from too much sitting at your school desk all term with this specialised yoga session for young bodies.
Nambour Library 7 April, 10am: Local Indigenous artist and storyteller Peter Mulcahy entertains children with his enchanting tales and musical accompaniment.
Noosa Library 8 April, 10am: Launch of the stunning new picture book Wild Monkey Girl by emerging Sunshine Coast author Marilyn Campbell. The event will include a reading by the author and a chance for kids to make a work of art based on the "monkey girl" theme.
Various Libraries 10 to 24 April: MMX youth art exhibition.
Galleries and Art Spaces
The Butter Factory 6 and 8 April, 9.30am: To the Heart Beat focuses on rhythmic music and movement with percussion instruments.
Caloundra Regional Art Gallery 7 April 10.30am-2.30pm: Easter Artschool
Caloundra Regional Art Gallery 3 April 10.30am-2.30pm: Kids Club Art Zone
Other Council Venues
Lake Kawana Community Centre 7 April, 3pm: Children at Play with the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra.
April 2 Good Friday, all council offices and libraries closed
April 3 Easter Sunday, all council libraries closed
April 5 Easter Monday, all council offices and libraries closed.
For more information on these and other council events visit the What's On section of council's website.
Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra
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