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All About Kids!

Tinsel Tales

Join us for a very special family Christmas storytelling event that will transport you into the festive season. Hear extraordinary Christmas tales both funny and surprising brought to life with a little help from our audience!

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Hour of Coding

Join us for an introduction to coding. This program is suitable for beginners only. Age 8+ 

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Preschool Story Time

Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading.
No booking required.
For a complete downloadable timetable of all our story times across all of our branches, please visit the following page grlc.vic.gov.au/learn/little-readers/events-little-readers

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BLOXELS GAMING

Build your own video game with Bloxels! Become the writer, artist and developer with coloured blocks and a 13-bit layout. Create game rooms, characters and objects, and then watch your game world come to life in this 4-week course. For bookings, please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au Ages 10+

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Tech Club

Learn to create your own electronic circuits with Arduino and Little Bits and learn to use a Makey Makey in this 4-week technology focused course.For bookings please contact cysmanager@grlc.vic.gov.au. Ages 8+.

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INCLUSIVE STORY TIME

Inclusive Story Time provides opportunities for children to experience the magic of stories and develop a love of reading in a low stimulus environment, with limited audio stimulation and a small group size. Bookings are recommended.

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LITTLE YOGIS

Relax, bend, and stretch in this interactive yoga adventure for children and families. Please note that this program is not delivered by qualified yoga teachers. Ages 5+

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BEAUTIFUL BUTTONS

Get creative with colourful buttons to make your own hand-crafted greeting card or beautiful artwork to take home. Ages 8+

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PAPER BAG PUPPETS

Take inspiration from your favourite story to create a unique puppet from a simple paper bag, and then bring it alive in your own puppet show. Ages 5+

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GLORIOUS GARDENS

What will you find hidden in your garden? Join us for a magical session of stories and songs, and then create your own garden inspired craft to take home. All ages.

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MINI JUNIOR-BOTS

Have fun coding simple programs (for absolute beginners) with our super-cute Blue-Bot floor robots. Activities are designed for parents and carers to experience alongside their child. Ages 5+

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CARDBOARD CONSTRUCTION

Boxes, boxes, boxes! What could you make? Use your imagination and transform old recycled boxes into new, amazing creations. All ages.

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PUZZLE IT OUT

Design and create your very own jigsaw puzzle! Then challenge your friends and family to puzzle it out. All ages.

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TREEHOUSE ESCAPADES

Are you a fan of the Treehouse series? Have you ever wished you could have your very own 13 Storey Treehouse? With a little imagination and creativity you can. Construct a diorama of your favourite Treehouse storey, or bring your own ideas to life.Ages 8+

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MOVE IT, SHAKE IT, MAKE IT

Join us as we sing, dance, stretch and move along to our favourite active stories. Then take home a piece of the action with an interactive craft activity. Ages 5+

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DREAM CATCHERS

Join us for this special hands-on session and make your own dream catcher to take home. Ages 5+

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LEGO®CHALLENGE

Are you up for the LEGO®Challenge? Test your building skills by completing as many of theLEGO®challenges as possible in one hour.Ages 8+

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OSMO MASTERPIECE

Supercharge your drawing skills with this amazing augmented reality app. Ages 8+

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MINI LEGO®WEDO 2.0

Build and construct LEGO® WeDo 2.0 models which can be programmed and brought to life with simple, drag-and-drop software. Ages 8+

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Chinese New Year

2019 is Year of the Pig. Join us for a special family story session to celebrate Chinese New Year with stories, songs and craft. All ages.

Friday, 24 January 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Holiday opening hours information

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The Dome

Venue Hire Options

Level 5 of the Dome features a flexible, multi-purpose event space with capacity to seat up to 300 people and high-end audiovisual technology make this the perfect venue for business events, receptions, dinners and weddings.

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