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School Holiday Fun is Just a Hop, Skip and a Jump to your Local Library!

By Korgan Hucent
If you’re anything like the team here at Ray White Bayside real estate, you’re finding it hard to believe that our kids are on school holidays!

The year has absolutely flown and yes, it is that time of the year again.

But before you despair about what to do with the kids and how to keep them entertained enough so you yourself keep your sanity, why not check out the happenings at your local library?

City of Darwin Libraries located in the City, Karama, Nightcliff and Casuarina are set to be a hive of activity this school holidays, with an incredible line up of entertaining, engaging and super fun activities for kids aged five and up! The school holiday program runs from Monday 4th April until Friday 8th April.
To give you an idea of what’s on offer, here’s an exciting snapshot:
• Movie Time:  Absolutely no bookings are required and three libraries will be screening films from 2pm on Monday at Casuarina Library, 2pm Wednesday at Karama Library and 2pm Friday at Casuarina Library.
• Family Movie Night:  Kicking off from 6pm on Friday at the Nightcliff Library, you can watch Pan!  Bookings are essential and all you need to do is go to the website here at http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/city-of-darwin-libraries-3303763586
• Dreaming Stones:  Traditionally given to family and friends about to embark on a long journey, Dreaming Stones are believed to provide protection and good fortune along the way.  You can paint your own Dreaming Stone on Tuesday 5th April at Casuarina Library, Wednesday 6th April at Nightcliff Library, Thursday 7th April at the City Library or Friday 8th April at the Karama Library, each running from 2.30pm-4pm on those respective days.  Casuarina Library will also have a Dreaming Stone session on Thursday 7th April from 3-4pm.  Bookings are essential and can be made via this website at http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/city-of-darwin-libraries-3303763586
And for those people slightly older from the ages of 15-25, there is an educational workshop called, “Get that Job – Face Painting 101” where you can learn how to face paint.  Scheduled for 3pm Thursday 7th April at Casuarina Library, it’s going to be loads of fun!
All school holiday activities are absolutely free, however children aged 8 and under will need to be accompanied by an adult at the events.
For more information about the holiday line up, be sure to visit: www.darwin.nt.gov.au/libraries.
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