Flutter Fest


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  • Location: Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens, Tanawha 4556 Queensland

Tue 10 Jan Flutter Fest
Learn about Richmond Birdwing Butterflies at this Birdwing Walkabout, Talkabout and Kiteabout. Everyone takes home a unique butterfly kite and chatterbox activity, and each family a vine.
10.00am-1.00pm 6-16 year olds


Wed 11 Jan Investigating Insects and Spiders
Discover spiders with entomologist Michelle Gleeson from Bugs Ed. Children must be accompanied by a guardian.
10.30am-11.30am All Ages

Drop in Workshop - weave wonderful spiders and insects with Judith and Richard Wolski.
10.30am-2.30pm All Ages

Build a Bug - Join Bugs Ed for talks, displays and activities. Build a bug to take home.
1.00pm-2.15pm 6-12 year olds

Thu 12 Jan Birds and Bird Boxes
Join us to discover birds in the Gardens and build nesting boxes for your backyard.
10.00am-12.30pm 8-12 year olds

Tue 17 Jan Revealing Reptiles
Geckoes Wildlife talks about snakes, lizards and turtles, and how to act around them.
10.00am-11.30am All Ages

Informal Art Activities
11.00am-1.00pm All Ages

Make a Clay Snake or Lizard
1.00pm-2.30pm 6-9 year olds


Wed 18 Jan Geckos Wildlife Show
Join Geckoes Wildlife to learn about native animals in this interactive animal presentation.
10-11.30am All Ages

Make a nesting box for a possum, bird, bat or sugar glider.
1-2.30pm 6-12 year olds

Thu 19 Jan Watching Waterbugs
Discover Water Bugs in this hands-on walk & talk with Maroochy Waterwatch. Guardians essential.
9.30-11.00am 6-9 year olds 11.00am-12.30pm 9-12 year olds

Creekside Prints - create prints on fabric while learning about local creekside wildlife.
9.30-11.00am 9-12 year olds 11.30am-1.00pm 6-9 year olds

Bookings are essential. All workshops are free but places are limited. Search for ‘What’s Happening at the Gardens’ at www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or phone 5475 7272.

Cost & Bookings
Bookings are essential. All workshops are free but places are limited. Search for ‘What’s Happening at the Gardens’ at www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or phone 5475 7272.

How To Get Here
The Maroochy Arts and Ecology Centre is in the Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens, located on Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha, adjacent to the Tanawha Golf Course. Take the Sippy Downs, Buderim exit off the Bruce Highway. Take the Tanawha Tourist Drive turnoff (25) and simply follow the signs. UBD reference: Map 77 P18.

Opening Hours
The Garden is open from 7am to 5pm (April to October) and 7am to 6pm (November to March).

The Maroochy Arts and Ecology Centre :
Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens, Tanawha
07 5459 2702
The Maroochy Arts and Ecology Centre

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Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens, Tanawha




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