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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : July 9th 2009
24 INNER WEST COURIER, Thursday, July 9, 2009 MB Transformers is in cinemas. Visit Sydney Aquarium. AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM Junior naturalist workshop week - July 20-24. Kids can become junior naturalists for a week and discover the hidden secrets of natural science. Workshop from 9.30am, Monday to Friday. Cost $250 per child. Bookings: (02) 9298 3655. Discover Mr Darwin holiday program - July 12-26. These hour-long activity sessions are also based on the museum s major exhibition Charles Darwin - Voyages and ideas that shook the world and will see children try their hand at watercolour painting while tracking Darwin s voyage around the world. Tickets $7 per child, adults free. Phone (02) 9298 3777; www.anmm.gov.au. THE ROCKS and DARLING HARBOUR At The Rocks Discovery Museum, kids will love becoming a crew member aboard the HMS Discovery in this new fun-packed, interactive learning experience. From July 13-17 and July 20-24 (Monday- Friday only), kids from four to 12 years can embark on a voyage of the HMS Discovery using a simulated 1792 ship s deck, wharf warehouse and provisions. Cost $11 per child. Bookings: Phone 1800 067 676 or www.therocks.com Darling Harbour will host a series of children s photographic workshops on Tuesday, July 21, at the Chinese Garden Forecourt. Details: visit www.darlingharbour.com. The Rocks school holiday program visit www.therocks.com THE POWERHOUSE MUSEUM Roam the Powerhouse Museum s Odditoreum during the July school holidays, complete with strange oddities, a robotic petting zoo, storytelling, craft and even a bearded lady. All activities free with general Museum admission unless otherwise stated. Details: www.powerhousemuseum.com.au Storytelling in the Kings Cinema Hourly from 10.30am - 3.30pm. Enjoy a reading from Shaun Tan s much-loved book The Lost Thing and then view puppets from the Jigsaw Theatre Company production of the book. Media MashUp July 15, 16 and 17. Make a movie, become a DJ, record a song or edit video at the Museum s digital media learning centre. Cost: $60/$54 members. Theatre of Image: Oddities Creative Workshop July 13-14 or 15-16, 9.30am-4.30pm. Here we are upside down at the bottom of the world in The Land of Oz...how odd is that? Cost: $185. Bookings on (02) 9518 8458. Sydney Observatory Winter Stargazing and Lunar Celebrations Rug up and head to the Observatory in The Rocks and enjoy some astronomical fun. Day programs: 3-D space theatre and telescope tours. Weekdays at 11am, noon, 2.30pm and 3.30pm; 11am After Stars; noon Space Detective; 2.30pm Elysium 7: Voyage to Mars; 3.30pm Extreme Places. Cost: $7 adult, $5 child/ conc, $20 family. No bookings required. Make an alien July 13, 16 and 22, 10am-1pm. Jupiter and its moons may be one of the best places to search for aliens in the solar system. Cost: $5 per child, $3 members. Apollo workshop for kids July 14, 17, 21 and 24, 10am-11.30am. Get into the Apollo spirit by making and launching your own egg astronaut lunar lander. Bookings essential 9921 3485 or www.sydneyobservatory.com. Planetarium Weekdays, 1.30pm. An entertaining 25-minute constellation and star storytelling session in the beanbag planetarium. Cost: $7 adult, $5 child/conc, $20 family. No bookings required. Combined planetarium/3-D theatre ticket : $10 adult, $7 child/ conc, $30 family. Night programs Saturn fever early telescope viewings every night at 6.15pm. Cost: $10 child, $15 adult, $45 family. Members $8 child/ $13 adult/ $34 family. Bookings essential on www.sydneyobservatory.com Jupiter s Moons - telescope viewings. Every night at 8.15pm. Cost: $10 child, $15 adult, $45 family. Members $8 child/ $13 adult/ $34 family. Bookings essential on www.sydneyobservatory.c- om Celebrating Apollo Pizza nights. July 16, 17, 21, 5.30pm - 8pm. Cost: $20 adult, $25 child, $45 family. Bookings essential on www.sydneyobservatory.c- om SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK Kids in the Park is a one- stop solution that caters for children and families alike with a range of free activities, sporting clinics, live entertainment, events and so much more! All conveniently located in the one place. Details: http:/ /www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au/Visiting/kids---in--- the---park Adventure Kids. Kids love an adventure, especially when the whole family can join in. Programs like the Amazing Chase and Crack the Code. Playful Kids. Kids just want to have fun. The Park offers many options to keep them happy. Visit their newest adventure themed playground at Wentworth Common. Bicentennial Park is also a favourite. Active Kids. Hire a bike and discover three great circuits; splash around at the Aquatic Centre; play a round of mini golf; discover the parklands; skate at Monster Skate Park. TRAMPOLINING and tumbling classes are available at Sydney Secondary College formerly known as Leichhardt High School for the holidays. Details: 9810 6090 or 0402 020 498. CENTENNIAL PARKLANDS Natural Jewellery Making. When: July 13, 1:30pm- 3pm, Shelter Pavilion, Parkes Drive, Centennial Park. Horse Riding Camps. Eastside Riding Academy July 14-16, July 21-23, 9am-3pm. Moore Park Stables July 14-17, July 21-24 10am-3pm. Unbelievable Bugs! July 14 and July 20, 10am-11am, Shelter Pavilion, Parkes Dr. Junior Arborists: What s Eating My Tree? July 14, 1.30pm-3pm, July 23, 1.30pm-2.30 pm, outside the Parklands Office, Banksia Way. Spotlight Prowl. July 14, 17, 21 and 24, 5.30pm-6.30 pm, meet Robertson Rd Gates. Wonderful Wriggly Worms. July 15 and 23, 10am- 11am, Shelter Pavilion, Parkes Dr. Celebrate Naidoc Week: Singer/Songwriter Col Hardy. July 16, 10am-11.30am and July 22, 10am- 11am, Shelter Pavilion. Model Gliders. July 16, 1.30pm-3pm, Parklands Office, Banksia Way (behind cafe). Wildlife Workshop: Possum Pals. July 17, 10am- 11:30 am, Shelter Pavilion. Model Kites. July 17, 1.30pm-3pm, Parklands Office, Banksia Way (behind the playground). Pony Rides. July 18, 19 and 25-26, 10am-2.30 pm, tickets at Visitor Information Counter, next to the Kiosk, Banksia Way. Soccer Camp. July 20-22, 9am-noon, Brazilian Fields, cnr Dickens and Parkes Dr, Centennial Park. Tennis Camps. July 20-24, all levels, 9am-3pm, meet at Parklands Sports Centre Tennis Kiosk, cnr Anzac Pde and Lang Rd, Moore Park. Kids Art: Drawing Birds. July 20, 2pm-3.30pm, Shelter Pavilion, Parkes Dr. Model Yacht Workshop. July 22, 1.30pm-3pm, Kippax Lake, Driver Avenue, Moore Park. Ranger for a Day. July 23, 9am-3.30pm, Superintendent s Residence, Paddington Gates. Orienteering and Mini-Rogaine. July 24, 9am-3pm, Superintendent s Residence, Paddington Gates. Details www.centennialparklands.com.au
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