WHALE WATCHING IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA Learn the Language of the Whales™ via the live onboard commentary as they communicate with each other both visually and by sound. This 5 Star Whale Watching Experience will not only show you the whales but also educate you in why they have grown from near extinction in 1962 to over 35,000 today, the largest humpback family in the world, right here in Perth, Augusta, Busselton and Margaret River, Western Australia. Western Australia provides the opportunity to sight wild Orca and Blue Whales, the only location in Australia and one of very few places in the world you can be guaranteed to sight these elusive species! Also home to the largest Humpback migration on the planet and host to the endangered Southern Right Whale nursery grounds.
Visit the Art Gallery of WA (AGWA) during the school holidays and PLAY with Horizontal Geometries, FIND hexagons on the ceiling, DISCOVER stories of the building, DRAW your breath, LISTEN to your feelings and SHARE ideas. Conversations with Rain | FREE | Ongoing Collect your FREE interactive Unlocking Imagination journal and pencil from the front desk and let it lead you on a responsive journey through the Gallery. A shared family experience for all ages! Learn more about the Conversations with Rain program. Imagination Room – Horizontal Geometries | FREE | Until 10 February 2020 Join us in the Imagination Room and PLAY with pattern, shape and colour to create your own evolving installation of hexagons, conceived by WA artist Eveline Kotai. All ages welcome! Then visit WA Now Breathing Pattern and explore the patterns and colours Eveline Kotai uses in her own work. Dreaming in Concrete | FREE | Until 17 February 2020 HOW MANY HEXAGONS CAN YOU FIND IN THE AGWA BUILDING? Visit Perth Brutal: Dreaming in Concrete to find some clues! That Seventies Feeling | FREE | Until 9 March 2020 Enjoy the rich colours and large scale paintings in That Seventies Feeling…the Late Modern exhibition. This exhibition is all about FEELINGS. Spend some time in front of different paintings and notice how they make you feel. Does the feeling change the longer you look? Artmaking Workshop | Take a Chance | 8 & 17 January 2020 Allow the curious mind to take a chance. Go on a journey to explore the artmaking process in response to works from That Seventies Feeling. Follow your curiosity, play games of chance, explore unexpected combinations of shape and colour, respond to sounds and feelings, and create a treasured work of art from recycled materials to take home with you! Click here to purchase tickets. For more information on these activities please visit artgallery.wa.gov.au/learn/children-and-families.
Holi 2020, The Festival of Colours is a smoke-free and alcohol-free family event full of colour! You will find food stalls, DJ, dancing, games and prizes, plus rides and water slides. Everyone welcome! WHEN: Sunday, 8th March 11am – 5pm WHERE: Langley Park, Perth AGE GROUP: All ages COST: Free
Join us for a festival of food and entertainment on Sunday 15th March from 10am. Our Family Open Day welcomes both members and non-members so make sure you bring along your family and friends, there will be something for everyone! There’ll be a giant double waterslide, bouncy castle, beach activities, mega 4 games for the kids – including bowling, snakes & ladders and Jenga, as well as live entertainment on the deck from 2pm. From 12pm – 3pm we will be holding an East Freo Cray & Crab Festival! Celebrating all things cray & crab, come an enjoy a range of delicious cray & crab inspired dishes that the whole family will love whilst taking in the gorgeous views of the swan river! There’ll be local fresh crab & crayfish, Singapore black pepper crab, chilli crab, crayfish rolls, crayfish cocktails & much more! As well as great kids food specials. Come along and enjoy a fun, family friendly day out! For more information on this event please feel free to call 9339-8111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2020 Euroz Big Walk for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation is a chance for the community to come together, have fun and raise money for WA sick kids in hospital. You, your family, friends, neighbours and colleagues can get involved individually or as a team to walk big and give big for sick kids. Held at Burswood Park, Euroz Big Walk 2020 has two choices of routes this year: a 6km route—perfect for families with little legs—or a 15km route—for those who want a bigger challenge! Once registered, it’s time to fundraise, fundraise, fundraise! Every $250 you raise gives you an entry to win a whopping $10,000 Imagine Cruising Prize. Every single dollar raised will make a real difference in helping WA sick kids lead their happiest and healthiest lives. Whether you’re a fundraising pro, or you’re just looking for a fun day out with the family—you don’t want to miss this one. Register and start fundraising now at www.bigwalk.pchf.org.au
Strap on your kilt and come on down for a great afternoon of eating, drinking, and highland games at Elmar’s in the Valley. A great day for the whole family with heaps of stuff for kids and adults alike! Celebrate Scotland with heavy events, haggis, pipes and ale! This year’s Highland Games includes: Heavy Athletics all day (caber toss, weight for distance, stone put, weight for height etc.) Full pipe band competition run by Pipe Bands WA (all day) Kids bouncy castle, face painting and other kids events throughout the day (mini caber toss, tug-o-war, etc.) Traditional Scottish food (haggis, square sausage, and more) Elmar’s Scottish Highlander Ale brewed for the day! Scottish and local market stalls Adults enter for $5 and kids under 15 enter free.
Join in the fun of the Toodyay International Food Festival delivered in picturesque Toodyay. You will have the perfect view of the Avon Descent whilst enjoying all the thrills and spills from dry land! Tempt your taste buds with dozens of stalls offering an incredible range of mouth-watering international cuisine as well as boutique beer, wine and cider. Watch the main stage come to life with a diverse range of performances inspired by cultures from around the globe and headline acts not to be missed. Kids of all ages are also catered for with free bouncy castles, face painting and balloon-twisting running throughout the day.