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Hotsummer Pocket school holiday guide 2016/17 www.townsville.qld.gov.au


SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM This program can also be found online at www.townsville.qld.gov.au Townsville City Council has endeavoured to include a number of activities during the school holidays that assist in the inclusion of children with disabilities or additional needs, young people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and from culturally and linguistically Diverse backgrounds. These activities aim to remove barriers and provide social opportunities for all children, with the purpose of building capacity and inclusion within the Townsville community.

All events are drug and alcohol free. Activities are FREE unless otherwise specified.

Children’s Theatre Season 2017 >> l e a rn >> e x plore >> grow

Emily Loves To Bounce 7 – 8 April

The Witches 19 May

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Live on Stage! 7 – 8 September

Diary of a Wombat 28 – 29 September

Benjamin & Me 10 – 11 October


Welcome to your action packed guide to what’s happening during the Summer School Holidays. With so many low-cost and no-cost activities on offer, Townsville’s youth won’t have a moment to spare. Don’t forget to check out the super savings in the back!

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program Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous Exhibition Sunday Funday Bare Foot Bowls Sunday Climbing Sessions Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Free Swim Day Junior Roller Derby Sundays at Riverway Free Womens Self-Defence Come and Play Introduction to Silks Introduction to Aerials Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Kids Climbing Clinics Summer Reading Club Launch Party Christmas Card Making Tennis Pottery Lessons School Holiday Sailing Program Come and Play Creekwatch - Citizen Science Cheap Tuesday Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Tennis Pottery Lessons School Holiday Sailing Program Christmas Sand Art Morning Movie: Peter Pan Free Womens Self-Defence Come and Play Introduction to Silks Introduction to Aerials Creekwatch - Citizen Science Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

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Kids Climbing Clinics Tennis Pottery Lessons School Holiday Sailing Program Christmas Sand Art The Breeze in the Bush Tots on Skates Make and Create Real Life Heroes: QLD Fire and Emergency Services Come and Try Day Come and Play Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Pottery Lessons School Holiday Sailing Program The Breeze in the Bush Late Night Cheapsk8 Session Heroes vs Villains Summer Reading Club Members Party Come and Play Introduction to Silks Introduction to Aerials Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Kids Climbing Clinics Pottery Lessons School Holiday Sailing Program The Breeze in the Bush Riverway Movie Night - The Good Dinosaur Basketball After Dark Christmas Sand Art Night at the Museum Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery The Breeze in the Bush Sunday Funday Bare Foot Bowls Sunday Climbing Sessions Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery

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program Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Sundays at Riverway Stable Youth Hub Stable on The Strand 2016 Free Womens Self-Defence Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Stable Youth Hub Stable on The Strand 2016 Creekwatch - Citizen Science Cheap Tuesday Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Stable Youth Hub Stable on The Strand 2016 Free Womens Self-Defence Creekwatch - Citizen Science Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Tots on Skates Make and Create Stable Youth Hub Family Christmas Party Stable on The Strand 2016 Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Cheapsk8 Session Stable Youth Hub Stable on The Strand 2016 Santa's Workshop at Pinnacles Gallery Santa's Workshop at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Free Womens Self-Defence Tots on Skates Kids Art Workshop Cheapsk8 Session Kids Art Workshop Kids Art Workshop Anti-Bullying Program Cheap Tuesday

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date 3 January 4 January 4 January 4 January 4 January 4 January 4 January 4 January 5 January 5 January 7 January 8 January 8 January 8 January 8 January 9 January 9 January 9 January 9 January 9 January 9 January 9 January 10 January 10 January 10 January 10 January 10 January 10 January 10 January 10 January 10 January 10 January 11 January 11 January 11 January 11 January 11 January 11 January

program Art-Box Free Womens Self-Defence Anti-Bullying Program Tots on Skates Make and Create Big Games Origami Chinese Calligraphy Cheapsk8 Session Middle Eastern Games Da Vinci Machines Kids Workshops Sunday Funday Bare Foot Bowls Sunday Climbing Sessions Sundays at Riverway Da Vinci Machines Kids Workshops Free Womens Self-Defence Kids Climbing Clinics Come and Play State Titles Holiday Swim Program Shop 'n' Play Art Escape - Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Creekwatch - Citizen Science Cheap Tuesday Origami Come and Play Introduction to Trapeze and Lyra Introduction to Aerials Imagination Galaxy State Titles Shop 'n' Play Art Escape - Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Free Womens Self-Defence Creekwatch - Citizen Science Kids Climbing Clinics Tots on Skates Make and Create Night at the Museum

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Come and Play Introduction to Trapeze and Lyra Introduction to Aerials State Titles Shop 'n' Play Filmmaking: From Page to Screen Art Escape - Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Girls' Night In Chinese Calligraphy Origami Cheapsk8 Session Come and Play Introduction to Trapeze and Lyra Introduction to Aerials Imagination Galaxy Shop 'n' Play Filmmaking: From Page to Screen Art Escape - Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Afternoon Movie: The Avengers Kids Climbing Clinics Come and Play Shop 'n' Play Filmmaking: From Page to Screen Art Escape - Perc Tucker Regional Gallery 3D Superhero Comic: Create your own 3D Comic Ingress Mission Day (introduction for new players) Da Vinci Machines Kids Workshops Come 'n' Try Roller Sports Sunday Funday Bare Foot Bowls Sunday Climbing Sessions Ingress Mission Day Sundays at Riverway Da Vinci Machines Kids Workshops Family Fun Day Free Womens Self-Defence Holiday Swim Program Come and Play Creative Arts Plus

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program Creekwatch - Citizen Science Cheap Tuesday Art-Box Art Escape - Pinnacles Gallery Come and Play Creative Arts Plus Aerial Dance Origami 3D Superhero Comic: Create your own 3D Comic Free Womens Self-Defence Creekwatch - Citizen Science Tots on Skates Make and Create Come and Try Day Art Escape - Pinnacles Gallery Come and Play Creative Arts Plus C.A.J.A.M Cheapsk8 Session Art Escape - Pinnacles Gallery Come and Play Creative Arts Plus Aerial Dance C.A.J.A.M 3D Superhero Comic: Create your own 3D Comic Art Escape - Pinnacles Gallery Come and Play Creative Arts Plus Riverway Movie Night - Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip Open Shed @ Cajam Information/Registraion Day Pokemon Club Sundays at Riverway Da Vinci Machines Kids Workshops Get Active Expo Come and Try Netball Come and Try Netball

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FREE WOMENS SELF-DEFENCE presented by united martial arts & fitness academy when >> Every Wednesday, 9 – 10am and Every Monday, 6.30 – 7.30pm Program operates through out the year except public holidays where >> Unit 3 / 7 Civil Road, Garbutt cost >> FREE bookings >> Required. www.umfacademy.com.au to register contact >> 0427 537 771 pablo@umfacademy.com.au

SUNDAY FUNDAY BARE FOOT BOWLS presented by jubilee bowls club Bare foot bowls to teach the community the fine game of lawn bowls - which can be enjoyed by all ages Please note toilets are not wheelchair accessible

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11 December 2016, 2pm – 4pm 18 December 2016, 2pm – 4pm 8 January 2017, 2pm – 4pm 15 January 2017 – 2pm – 4pm where >> Jubilee Bowls Club Mundingburra cost >> $6 per player bookings >> Required contact >> Tony Ward or Duty Staff 4779 1207 secretary@jubileebowlsclub.com.au

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SUNDAY CLIMBING SESSIONS

presented by rockclimbers association of north queensland incorporated Top Rope or Bouldering Rock Climbing Sessions around Townsville. Suitable for all skill levels. Please note climbing areas not suitable for wheelchairs. Children under 18 to be accompanied by a guardian. Weather dependant.

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11 December 2016, 12pm – 5pm 18 December 2016, 12pm – 5pm 8 January 2017, 12pm – 5pm 15 January 2017, 12pm – 5pm where >> 197 Nathan Street, Cranbrook cost >> $20 each bookings >> Required contact >> 0419 707 573 jcu.rockclimbing@gmail.com

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COME AND PLAY presented by la luna youth arts A range of visual art, dance, drama and circus workshops on offer… 3-6 years >> Christmas Dance Off, Make Christmas Stars, Adventures with a Christmas Elf, Shuffle and Shake, Make Christmas Tree and Card, Light it Up, Make Christmas Garlands, Under the Sea, Make Christmas Cards, Infinity and Beyond, Make Christmas Wreaths, Rumble Tumble 7-11 years >> Dance, Fit, Christmas Angels and Stars, A Christmas Elf Quest, Hop It – Bop It, Christmas Ornaments, Into the Darkness, Christmas Garlands, Storm the Castle, Christmas Cards and Gift Tags, Planet X, Christmas Origami, Cirque de Play sessions >> 9am – 10.30am and 11am – 12.30pm when >> Monday 12 December Tuesday 13 December Wednesday 14 December Thursday 15 December Friday 16 December cost >> Per participant $20 per workshop or 4 workshops for $70 bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com

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INTRODUCTION TO SILKS presented by la luna youth arts Participants will be introduced to aerial silk. On the silk participants will learn to climb, wrap, drop and roll, and master standard tricks, movements and positions. when >> Monday 12 December, Wednesday 14 December and Friday 16 December 4pm – 5.30pm cost >> $90 for the course of 3 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com

INTRODUCTION TO AERIALS presented by la luna youth arts Participants are introduced to static trapeze, aerial silk and lyra. The workshops are perfect for those with little to no aerial experience. Build up aerial awareness, improve coordination and learn new movements and skills. when >> Monday 12 December Wednesday 14 December Friday 16 December 7pm – 8.30pm cost >> $90 for the course of 3 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com

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CREEKWATCH – CITIZEN SCIENCE presented by conservation volunteers Come and see what lurks in the waterways in your own backyard. Conservation Volunteers welcomes families to join Creekwatch and learn about our waterways. Identify fish and water bugs and learn about our unique creeks. Must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays , 8am start 13 December and 14 December 20 December and 21 December 10 January and 11 January 17 January and 18 January where >> Various locations cost >> Free bookings >> Required – essential contact >> 4774 1693 townsville@cva.org.au

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ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAM presented by united martial arts and fitness academy FREE Anti-bullying Program when >>

4–7 years >> first Tuesday of every month, 4.30pm – 5.30pm 8–12 years >> first Wednesday of every month, 5.30pm – 6.30pm Program operates throughout the year except public holidays. where >> Unit 3/7 Civil Road Garbutt cost >> Free bookings >> Required www.umfacademy.com.au to register. contact >> Pablo Cardenas 0427 537 771 pablo@umfacademy.com.au

INGRESS MISSION DAY presented by ingress townsville Join in one of the world’s largest games of Capture the Flag! From the creators of Pokémon Go, Ingress is a location-based game of territory, with the locations around you as terrain. Players can choose between two factions, the Enlightened or the Resistance. when >> 14 January 2017, 3pm - 6pm (introduction for new players) 15 January 2017, 11am - 4pm where >> Multiple Locations cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Emily Zarza 4727 9469 Emily.Zarza@townsville.qld.gov.au

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CHEAP TUESDAY presented by sk8way townsville Come along and enjoy the fun, fitness and excitement of roller skating. It’s Where Your Friends Are... when >> 13 December 2016, Both Sessions 20 December 2016, Both Sessions 3 January 2017, Both Sessions 10 January 2017, Both Sessions 17 January 2017, Both Sessions where >> Sk8way Townsville cost >> $8 per person $4 Skate Hire bookings >> Not required contact >> Michael Stocks 4755 4422 info@sk8way.com.au

SANTA’S WORKSHOP AT THE GALLERIES presented by pinnacles gallery Santa’s Workshops are at the Galleries this Christmas! Join us at Pinnacles Gallery for a wide range of free Christmas activities this school holidays. when >> Every day from 10 December until 23 December (excluding Mondays), 10am 2pm where >> Pinnacles Gallery cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Pinnalces Gallery 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au

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SANTA’S WORKSHOP AT THE GALLERIES presented by perc tucker regional gallery Santa’s Workshops are at the Galleries this Christmas! Join us at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery for a wide range of free Christmas activities this school holidays. when >> Every day from 10 December until 23 December, 10am - 2pm where >> Perc Tucker Regional Gallery cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Perc Tucker Regional Gallery 4727 9011 ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au

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THE GOOD DINOSAUR

Friday 16 December, 7.15pm, Riverway Lagoons

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP Friday 20 January, 7.15pm, Riverway Lagoons

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DINOSAUR DISCOVERY: LOST CREATURES OF THE CRETACEOUS EXHIBITION presented by museum of tropical queensland The Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous exhibition will transport you back millions of years to when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Featuring 20 animated, life-size dinosaur models including the fearsome T-Rex and local favourite, Queensland’s own Muttaburrasaurus. The Museum is fully accessible, with a lift available between floors. The Dinosaur Discovery exhibition features loud roaring noises and ear protection is available at the front counter for visitors who are sensitive to loud sounds.

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10 December 2016 – 9 July 2017, 9.30am – 5pm where >> Museum of Tropical Queensland cost >> Townsville locals receive 1/2 price admission bookings >> Not required contact >> 4726 0600 info.mtq@qm.qld.gov.au

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FREE SWIM DAY presented by townsville city council Cool off this summer and enjoy free entry to all Townsville City Council pools at the Free Swim Day! Check out the facilities and attractions at Kokoda and Long Tan Memorial Pools, Northern Beaches Leisure Centre and Tobruk Memorial Baths. when >> 11 December 2016, 9am – 3pm where >> All Townsville City Council operated pools cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au 1300 878 001 enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au

JUNIOR ROLLER DERBY presented by towns villains roller derby Come try Roller Derby. We have both Juniors 7-17 and Seniors 18+. Trial days are free, Skate insurance will need to be purchased prior $20 for one month period. Please contact Jules Galvin prior to arrange insurance coverage and skates. This is a sport played on Roller Skates. Participants must be fit and able to participate. Others that are not wanting to skate or would like to participate as an non skating official however need to be a minimum of age 14 to be an official.

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11 December 2016, 9.30am - 11am 29 January 2017, 9.30am - 11am where >> PCYC Aitkenvale cost >> $20 annual skate insurance fee bookings >> Required contact >> Jules Galvin 0459 417 779 townsvillainsrollerderby@hotmail.com

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SUNDAYS AT RIVERWAY presented by pinnacles gallery Have a fun afternoon at Pinnacles Gallery with free workshops every Sunday* from 1pm to 4pm. Join us in the Gallery for an ever changing mix of workshops. *excluding Public Holidays when >> Every Sunday, 1pm - 4pm (excluding Sunday 25 December and Sunday 1 January) where >> Pinnacles Gallery cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Pinnacles Gallery 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au

KIDS CLIMBING CLINICS presented by hot rock adventure centre Join the popular indoor climbing craze with our Kids Climbing Clinics. Children under 14 years will require an adult or guardian to help with safety ropes while climbing, this is free. Indoor rock climbing requires some degree of physical ability to climb vertical walls while assisted with a rope.

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12 December 2016, 3pm – 4.30pm 14 December 2016. 3pm – 4.30pm 16 December 2016, 3pm – 4.30pm 9 January 2017, 3pm – 4.30pm 11 January 2017, 3pm – 4.30pm 13 January 2017, 3pm – 4.30pm where >> Aitkenvale cost >> $20 bookings >> Required. www.hotrockadventure.com.au contact >> Ryan Miller 07 4725 1451 Admin@hotrockadventure.com.au


SUMMER READING CLUB LAUNCH PARTY presented by citylibraries townsville Dress up as your favourite Hero or Villain - join the fun and register for the Summer Reading Club. Charlibelle Parties will be there with tons of fun activities and games! when >> 12 December 2016, 9am – 4pm where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

CHRISTMAS CARD MAKING presented by citylibraries townsville Get into the Christmas spirit this December. Drop into the library to design and make your own Christmas cards. All materials will be provided. when >> 12 December 2016, 9am - 10am 12 December 2016, 11am - 12pm where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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TENNIS presented by tennis townsville Junior Tennis Clinic for all ages (4 to 16 years) and abilities teaching technique, ball skills, game play and match play for the older children. when >> 12 December 2016, 4pm - 6pm 13 December 2016, 4pm - 6pm 14 December 2016, 4pm - 6pm where >> Tennis Townsville, 32 Burke St, North Ward cost >> $75 for three sessions bookings >> Required contact >> Tennis Townsville 47215129 tennis@tennistownsville.org

POTTERY LESSSONS presented by stella’s pottery classes Creating a variety of pottery items such as vases, bowls animals and decorations related to clay work. when >> 12 December, 10am – 12pm 13 December, 10am – 12pm 14 December, 10am – 12pm 15 December, 10am – 12pm 16 December, 10am – 12pm where >> North Ward - Townsville. cost >> $15 per lesson per person. Clay $2.50 per kilo, firing from $2 per item, glazing from $3 per item. bookings >> Required contact >> Stella Thompson-Wheway 0499 077 510. stella.thompson-wheway@hotmail.com

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SCHOOL HOLIDAY SAILING PROGRAM presented by townsville sailing club The Australian Sailing tackers program is designed for children beginning to sail. Townsville Strand Sailing we will teach kids how to rig a small sailing dinghy, essential sailing and safety skills in a fun group environment. Please ensure stinger suits and sun protective swim wear is worn as well as a hat and reef shoes

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12 December 2016, 8am - 1pm 13 December 2016, 8am - 1pm 14 December 2016, 8am - 1pm 15 December 2016, 8am - 1pm 16 December 2016, 8am - 1pm where >> The Strand cost >> $300 bookings >> Required contact >> Rosalyn Sarkies 0747721105 townsvillesailingclub@gmail.com

CHRISTMAS SAND ART presented by citylibraries townsville Give your Christmas decorations a personal touch, using sand art you can put your spin on the traditional Christmas tree ornaments. when >> 13 December, 9am – 10am where >> CityLibraries Flinders Street cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Flinders Street 4727 9666 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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MORNING MOVIE: PETER PAN presented by citylibraries townsville Wendy and her brothers are visited by Peter Pan who magically never ages. Watch their adventures in Neverland in this classic family movie. when >> 13 December 2016, 10am – 11.30am where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

CHRISTMAS SAND ART presented by citylibraries townsville Give your Christmas decorations a personal touch, using sand art you can put your spin on the traditional Christmas tree ornaments. when >> 14 December 2016, 9am – 10am where >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale 4727 8310 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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THE BREEZE IN THE BUSH presented by full throttle theatre company Adapted from ‘The Wind in The Willows’ by Kenneth Graham. Moley and Digger, two marsupial moles, leave their burrow and meet Ratty the native water rat and his friends Mr Toad, Wombat and Platypus. Then the adventure begins! when >> 14 December 2016, 10.30am - 12pm 14 December 2016, 7pm - 8:30pm 15 December 2016, 10.30am - 12pm 16 December 2016, 10.30am - 12pm 16 December 2016, 7pm – 8.30pm 17 December 2016, 10.30am - 12pm 17 December 2016, 7pm – 8.30pm where >> Old Courthouse Cnr Sturt and Stokes Street cost >> $8 under 12yrs $12 students $20 concession $25 adults $50 family bookings >> Required. Visit www.fullthrottletheatre.com contact >> Madonna - 0476 590 004 madonna@fullthrottletheatre.com

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TOTS ON SKATES presented by sk8way townsville Introduce your children to the fun, excitement and fitness of roller skating. This session is limited to beginner skaters, 12 yrs and under, and their parents.

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14 December 2016, 9am – 10am 21 December 2016, 9am – 10am 28 December 2016, 9am – 10am 4 January 2017, 9am – 10am 11 January 2017, 9am – 10am 18 January 2017, 9am – 10am where >> Sk8way Townsville cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Michael Stocks 47554422 info@sk8way.com.au

MAKE AND CREATE presented by littleartschool

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Join us for two hours of creative fun. We will be drawing, painting, printing and creating film clips. Our materials will be mostly recycled and easy to use. No special skills are required, just bring along your imagination. when >> 14 December 2016, 10am - 12pm 21 December 2016, 10am - 12pm 4 January 2017, 10am - 12pm 11 January 2017, 10am - 12pm 18 January 2017, 10am - 12pm where >> The Hub, 16 Casey Street, Aitkenvale cost >> $20 bookings >> Required contact >> Sabine Carter 0415976609 s.carter@web.de


REAL LIFE HEROES: QLD FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES presented by citylibraries townsville Come and meet some of our real life heroes from the QLD Fire and Emergency Services. Hear the fire team talk about fire fighting and explore the fire engines. when >> 14 December 2016, 10am – 11am where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

COME AND TRY DAY presented by upper ross pcyc A free of charge 2 hour circuit style of activities to showcase what we offer at Upper Ross PCYC such as Boxing, Fitness, Ken-do, Judo, Karate, Rock-climbing, Sport and Recreation. when >> 14 December 2016, 10am - 12pm 14 December 2016, 12pm - 2pm 18 January 2017, 10am - 12pm 18 January 2017, 12pm - 2pm where >> Upper Ross PCYC, 43 Allambie Lane Rasmussen cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> Kalo Sue-Tin 4789 2145 upperrossyw@pcyc.org.au

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LATE NIGHT presented by pcyc townsville LATE NIGHT is a fun, safe youth diversion program which operates every Thursday night between 5-9pm. Activities on offer include sports, games, music, arts and crafts, free BBQ, and a range prizes to be won. when >> 15 December 2016, 5pm – 9pm where >> Riverway Skate Park cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Natasha Butler 4781 9100 tsvyw@pcyc.org.au

CHEAPSK8 SESSION presented by sk8way townsville Come along and enjoy the fun, fitness and excitement of roller skating. when >> 15 December 2016, 4pm – 6pm 22 December 2016, 4pm – 6pm 29 December 2016, 4pm – 6pm 5 January 2017, 4pm – 6pm 12 January 2017, 4pm – 6pm 19 January 2017, 4pm – 6pm where >> Sk8way Townsville cost >> $8 bookings >> Not required contact >> Michael Stocks 47554422 info@sk8way.com.au

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HEROES VS VILLAINS SUMMER READING CLUB MEMBERS PARTY presented by citylibraries townsville Dress up as your favourite Hero or Villain and compete in a series of action packed games and challenges. Not a member of the Summer Reading Club? Not to worry, this is a perfect opportunity to sign up, it’s free! when >> 15 December 2016, 10am – 12pm where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

RIVERWAY MOVIE NIGHT - THE GOOD DINOSAUR presented by townsville city council From the creators of Finding Nemo and Inside Out, this animation transports you to a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side. Arlo the Apatosaurus makes an unlikely cave kid friend, with who he shares interesting encounters and fun adventures. when >> 16 December 2016, 7.15pm - 9pm where >> Riverway Lagoons cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au 1300 878 001 enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au

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BASKETBALL AFTER DARK presented by pcyc townsville Basketball After Dark is a free youth diversionary activity which runs every Friday night at rotating locations of Townsville PCYC, Aitkenvale Branch and the Strand Park. Free BBQ, Music and Youth Workers provided. Basketball is a fast paced, highly active game which can get quite rough at times. Those who may have physical limitations to prevent them from playing basketball can participate in other sporting games and activities.

when >> 16 December 2016, 5pm – 8pm where >> Strand Park Court cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Natasha Butler 4781 9100 tsvyw@pcyc.org.au

CHRISTMAS SAND ART presented by citylibraries townsville Give your Christmas decorations a personal touch, using sand art you can put your spin on the traditional Christmas tree ornaments. when >> 16 December 2016, 9am – 10am where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM presented by museum of tropical queensland Night at the Museum is a special early evening adventure designed with the Museum’s younger visitors in mind. Discover what happens at night when the Museum closes and see the dinosaurs before they go to bed. Catch appearances by T-bone (MTQ’s own teenage T. rex), make a fossil to take home, have your face painted, meet some live prehistoric-looking animals and much more. Come dressed as your favourite dinosaur or palaeontologist and win some great prizes. The Museum is fully accessible, with a lift available between floors. The Dinosaur Discovery exhibition features load roaring noises and ear protection is available at the front counter for visitors who are sensitive to loud noises. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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16 December, 5.30 – 8pm 11 January, 5.30 – 8pm where >> Museum of Tropical Queensland 7-102 Flinders Street, Townsville cost >> Adult $20, Child / Concession $15 bookings >> Bookings essential and can be made via Qtix contact >> 4726 0600 info.mtq@qm.qld.gov.au

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STABLE YOUTH HUB presented by stable on the strand Check out the Stable Youth Hub at Strand Park! 5 amazing nights of bands, creative arts, team challenges, prizes and giveaways! Follow us on Instagram @stableonthestrand | #Stable16 For more info on Stable visit www.stableonthestrand.com

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Sunday 18 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm Monday 19 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm Tuesday 20 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm Wednesday 21 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm Thursday 22 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm where >> Strand Park cost >> FREE! - Free entry, entertainment, and activities bookings >> Not required contact >> John Cochrane 0401 650 220 john.r.cochrane01@gmail.com

FAMILY CHRISTMAS PARTY presented by sk8way townsville

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Roll up to celebrate Christmas with Sk8way Townsville. Appearances by Santa. Something Special for all children under 12 years. Enjoy the fun and fitness of roller skating. Face Painting available. Special demonstration by Dance Troupe. when >> 21 December 2016, 5pm – 10pm where >> Sk8way Townsville cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Michael Stocks 4755 4422 info@sk8way.com.au


STABLE ON THE STRAND 2016 presented by stable on the strand Celebrate Christmas at Townsville’s Christmas Festival featuring The Christmas Story in the traditional Town of Bethlehem, live music and entertainment on the Main Stage, and interactive activities for children and youth. A free family-friendly event at Strand Park for everyone! For more info on Stable on the Strand visit www.stableonthestrand.com

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Sunday 18 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm Monday 19 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm Tuesday 20 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm Wednesday 21 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm Thursday 22 December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm where >> Strand Park cost >> FREE! - Free entry, entertainment, and activities bookings >> Not required contact >> Belinda Stuart 0411 756 273 admin@stableonthestrand.com.au

KIDS ART WORKSHOP presented by pinnacles gallery Join in the fun at Pinnacles Gallery for free Kids Workshops this school holidays! when >> 28 December 2016, 10am - 2pm 29 December 2016, 10am - 2pm 30 December 2016, 10am - 2pm where >> Pinnacles Gallery cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Pinnacles Gallery 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au

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ART-BOX presented by pinnacles gallery Come and explore Pinnacles Gallery, learn about art, meet new friends and have fun! This program is designed for under 5’s, mums, dads and carers. when >> 3 January 2017, 10am - 11am 17 January 2017, 10am - 11am where >> Pinnacles Gallery cost >> Gold coin donation bookings >> Not required contact >> Pinnacles Gallery 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au

BIG GAMES presented by citylibraries townsville Come and enjoy a range of mega sized games, compete against friends and see who comes out on top. when >> 4 January 2017, 9am – 10am where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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ORIGAMI presented by citylibraries townsville Learn the ancient art of Origami with Sarah Pace as you create various pieces to take home and ideas to do on your own. when >> 4 January 2017, 9.30am - 10.30am 4 January 2017, 11am - 12pm 10 January 2017, 9.30am - 10.30am 10 January 2017, 11am - 12pm where >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale 4727 8310 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY presented by citylibraries townsville Chinese calligraphy occupies a distinguished position in the field of traditional art. It is a means of communication and self-expression. Discover the history and techniques of this art form. when >> 4 January 2017, 2pm – 3pm where >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale 4727 8310 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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MIDDLE EASTERN GAMES presented by citylibraries townsville Play and learn a diverse range of traditional Middle Eastern games. Sessions lead by Najat Abbas and supported by the Townsville Multicultural Support Group. when >> 5 January 2017, 9.30am – 10.30am where >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale 4727 8310 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

DA VINCI MACHINES KIDS WORKSHOPS presented by pinnacles gallery Every weekend of Da Vinci Machines is busy with workshops for the whole family to enjoy. Come by Pinnacles Gallery and join in free art workshops running from 10am to 1pm. when >> Every Saturday and Sunday from 7 – 22 January 2017, 10am – 1pm where >> Pinnacles Gallery cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Pinnacles Gallery 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au

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COME AND PLAY presented by la luna youth arts 3-6 years >> Dance & Sing, Play with Puppets, Paper Plate Crowns, Tumbling & Tramp, Monster Magic, Under the Sea, Rumble Tumble, Play with Clay, The Land Before Time, Tumbling & Toys, The Octopus’ Garden, The Body Flip Book, Shuffle & Shake, I’m an Artist, Animal Rescue.” 7-11 years >> Shadow Puppets & More, Magical Hats, Song & Dance, King Triton’s World, Midsummer Madness, Tumbling & Tramp, Drama Circuit, Pottery Pots, Intro to Trapeze, Undergound, Butterflies and Bugs, Tumbling & Toys, 000 – It’s an Emergency, I’m an Artist, Hip Hop Express. when >> Monday 9 January Tuesday 10 January Wednesday 11 January Thursday 12 January Friday 13 January 9am – 10.30am and 11am – 12.30pm cost >> Per participant $20 per workshop or $70 for 4 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com


INTRODUCTION TO TRAPEZE AND LYRA presented by la luna youth arts Participants will be introduced to trapeze and lyra. This course is perfect for those with little to no aerial experience as students build up their strength and flexibility and improve coordination and aerial awareness, whilst mastering standard trapeze positions, movements and transitions. when >> Tuesday 10 January, Wednesday 11 January and Thursday 12 January, 4pm – 6pm cost >> $120 for the course of 3 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com

INTRODUCTION TO AERIALS presented by la luna youth arts

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Participants are introduced to static trapeze, aerial silk and lyra. The workshops are perfect for those with little to no aerial experience. Build up aerial awareness, improve coordination and learn new movements and skills. when >> Tuesday 10 January, Wednesday 11 January Thursday 12 January 5.30pm - 7pm cost >> $90 for the course of 3 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com


IMAGINATION GALAXY presented by la luna youth arts Use acrylics and stencils to create a galaxy artwork, personalised by your imagination. Participants will learn how to use acrylic gel to create blending techniques and acrylic painting skills including sponging, stencilling and layering. Join other budding artists and create a masterpiece to hang on your wall. when >> Tuesday 10 January and Thursday 12 January Time : 2pm – 4pm cost >> $40 for the course of 2 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com

STATE TITLES presented by townsville ladies vigoro Come and support the Townsville under 13 and 18 teams take on other teams from around Queensland. If you are interested in playing in local competition please call us or come down any Saturday morning to give it ago. when >> 9 January 2017, 9am – 5pm 10 January 2017, 9am – 5pm 11 January 2017, 9pm - 5pm where >> Paxton Street, North Ward cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Salli-Ann 0437011171 bsalliann@yahoo.co,

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HOLIDAY SWIM PROGRAM presented by northern beaches leisure centre Amp up your swimming skills by joining our Intensive Swim Program in the last 2 weeks before school returns. Sessions include: Fitness, How to Race, Water Polo, Lifesaving, and Water Slides. Great learning environment or Cross Training. Join Us. when >> 9 January 2017, 9am – 12pm 16 January 2017, 9am – 12pm where >> Northern Beaches Leisure Centre cost >> $20 bookings >> Required contact >> Maria Sieben 4774 7593 swim@nblc.net.au

SHOP ‘N’ PLAY presented by pinnacles gallery Join the Galleries during the school holidays for free, drop-in art activities at Willows Shopping Centre! With the help of a local artist, create your own artwork to take home. when >> Every day from Monday 9 – Friday 13 January 2017, 1pm – 4pm where >> Willows Shopping Centre cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Pinnacles Gallery 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au

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FILMMAKING : FROM PAGE TO SCREEN presented by la luna youth arts Join Will Walquist from Revolution Productions and recreate a scene from a famous movie or shoot a one scene short film. Writing, directing, cinematography, sound recording and post-production including editing, audio and colour grade will be covered in this three-day crash course with a focus on filmmaking from a “no budget” perspective. Bring a lunch and a drink bottle.

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Young people 12 years+ Wednesday 11, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 January, 10am – 2.30pm where >> Riverway Arts Centre Cost >> $160 bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com

ART ESCAPE presented by perc tucker regional gallery Join us at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery for a week of art workshops! At these free and exciting workshops, create new artworks to take home each day. when >> Every day from Monday 9 – Friday 13 January 2017, 10.30am – 12pm where >> Perc Tucker Regional Gallery cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Perc Tucker Regional Gallery 4727 9011 ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au

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GIRLS’ NIGHT IN presented by citylibraries townsville Get together with your girlfriends or come and meet new friends. Enjoy a night at the library talking, dancing, eating, creating and relaxing. when >> 11 January 2017, 6pm – 8pm where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY presented by citylibraries townsville Chinese calligraphy occupies a distinguished position in the field of traditional art. It is a means of communication and self-expression. Discover the history and techniques of this art form. when >> 11 January 2017, 9.30am – 10.30am where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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ORIGAMI presented by citylibraries townsville Learn the ancient art of Origami with Sarah Pace as you create various pieces to take home and ideas to do on your own. when >> 11 January 2017, 11am – 12pm where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

AFTERNOON MOVIE: THE AVENGERS presented by citylibraries townsville Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye the superhero dream team recruited by S.H.I.E.L.D. to defeat a threat to Earth. Enjoy pizza and popcorn while you relax and watch. when >> 12 January 2017, 1pm – 3pm where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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3D SUPERHERO COMIC: CREATE YOUR OWN 3D COMIC presented by citylibraries townsville Make your own 3D superhero comic - create the setting, story, characters in a 3D model to share with your family and friends. when >> 13 January 2017, 9am – 12pm where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

COME ‘N’ TRY ROLLER SPORTS presented by sk8way townsville Come along and try out for our various roller sports. Roller Hockey, Artistic, Roller Derby and Floorball (a version of indoor hockey) will be showcased. Club representatives available for sign-on and sport information. when >> 14 January , 1pm – 5pm where >> Sk8way Townsville cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Michael Stocks 47554422 info@sk8way.com.au

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FAMILY FUN DAY presented by perc tucker regional gallery Drop into Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and join in free art making activities on the third Sunday of every month! All materials are provided and children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. when >> 15 January 2017, 10am – 12pm where >> Perc Tucker Regional Gallery cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Perc Tucker Regional Gallery 4727 9011 ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au

ART ESCAPE presented by pinnacles gallery Join us at Pinnacles Gallery for a week of art workshops! Drop-in for free workshops to create new artworks to take home each day. when >> Every day from Tuesday 17 January – Friday 20 January, 10.30am – 12pm where >> Pinnacles Gallery cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Pinnacles Gallery 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au

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COME AND PLAY presented by la luna youth arts A range of aerial, circus, dance and drama workshops on offer… 3-6 years >> Rumble Tumble, Dance-Dance-Dance, Tumbling and Toys, Bear Hunt, Tumbling and Tramp, Dress Ups, Alice’s Tea Party, Song and Dance. 7-11 years >> Chart Topping Dance, Acrobalance and Pyramids, Super-Nerd, Tumbling and Toys, Costume Madness, Tumbling and Tramp, Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, Intro to Trapeze, Dance and Sing when >> Monday 16 January Tuesday 17 January Wednesday 18 January Thursday 19 January Friday 20 January 9am – 10.30am and 11am – 12.30pm cost >> Per participant $20 per workshop or $70 for 4 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com

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CREATIVE ARTS PLUS presented by la luna youth arts A range of aerial, circus, dance and drama workshops on offer. Choose from Chart Topping Dance, Aerial Silks, Tumbling and Tramp, Intro to Trapeze, Hip Hop, Acting to Camera and Dramarama. when >> Monday 16 January Tuesday 17 January Wednesday 18 January Thursday 19 January Friday 20 January 2pm – 4pm cost >> Per participant $25 per workshop or $40 for 2 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com

AERIAL DANCE presented by la luna youth arts Participants will focus on choreographing routines on the silks, trapeze or lyra, whilst learning performance skills and techniques. when >> Tuesday 17 January and Thursday 19 January 5.30pm - 7pm cost >> $60 for the course of 2 workshops bookings >> Required contact >> 4773 6377 admin@lalunanq.com www.lalunanq.com

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ORIGAMI presented by citylibraries townsville Learn the ancient art of Origami with Sarah Pace as you create various pieces to take home and ideas to do on your own. when >> 17 January 2017, 9.30am - 10.30am 17 January 2017, 11am - 12pm where >> CityLibraries Flinders Street cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Flinders Street 4727 9662 library@townsville.qld.gov.au Audience key (denotes icon to be used) Early Childhood (0-5 years) Primary School (512 years) Youth (12-18 years)

3D SUPERHERO COMIC: CREATE YOUR OWN 3D COMIC presented by citylibraries townsville Make your own 3D superhero comic - create the setting, story, characters in a 3D model to share with your family and friends. when >> 17 January 2017, 9am – 12pm where >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Aitkenvale 4727 8310 library@townsville.qld.gov.au Audience key (denotes icon to be used) Primary School (5-12 years)

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C.A.J.A.M presented by cajam circus Clowning...Acrobatics...Juggling...Aerials...Manipulation Ever wanted to learn the skills you see when you visit the Big Top, CAJAM CIRCUS is your one stop place. These 2hr workshops will introduce participants to a large variety of circus activities in a fun environment. Workshops are readily accessible by participants of all abilities with allowances made for all participants with prior knowledge. Although this is a highly physical activity we cater our programs for all participants needs.

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18 January 2017, 9am - 11am 19 January 2017, 9am - 11am where >> Shed 3, 15 Oonoonba Road, Idalia cost >> $20/class bookings >> Required contact >> Cath Loveday 0400971876 cajamcircus@gmail.com

3D SUPERHERO COMIC: CREATE YOUR OWN 3D COMIC presented by citylibraries townsville Make your own 3D superhero comic - create the setting, story, characters in a 3D model to share with your family and friends. when >> 19 January 2017, 9am – 12pm where >> CityLibraries Flinders Street cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> CityLibraries Flinders Street 4727 9666 library@townsville.qld.gov.au

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RIVERWAY MOVIE NIGHT - ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: ROAD CHIP presented by townsville city council Cool off and enjoy the hilarious antics of the Alvin, Simon and Theodore as they venture on a fast and furryous road chip to Miami! The chipmunks quirky antics will have the whole family laughing and singing along with Alvin. when >> 20 January 2017, 7.15pm – 8.45pm where >> Riverway Lagoons cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au 1300 878 001 enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au

OPEN SHED @ CAJAM presented by cajam circus This day will allow participants to see skills displayed by current students. There will also be plenty of opportunity for participants to talk to trainers and try their hand at some of the skills on offer. when >> 21 January 2017, 2pm – 5pmwhere >> Shed 3, Oonoonba Road, Idalia cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Cath Loveday 0400971876 cajamcircus@gmail.com

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INFORMATION/ REGISTRATION DAY presented by saints eagles souths football club 2017 Football (soccer) season information day. For fees and other details go to www.sesfc.com when >> 21 January 2017, 10am - 1pm 28 January 2017, 10am - 1pm where >> Cnr Balls Lane and Marron Cres, Mundingburra cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> Jeff Gregory 0403852958 mail@sesfc.com

POKÉMON CLUB A club for children 8 and over to come together to trade battle cards, play video games and share their love for all thing Pokémon. when >> 21 January 2017, 10am – 12pm where >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> CityLibraries Thuringowa Central 4773 8811

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GET ACTIVE EXPO presented by townsville city council New Year, new you! The Get Active Expo will give you fresh ideas and inspiration to be fit and healthy in 2017. Try sports and activities, sign up to clubs and classes and check out over 100 active exhibitors! when >> 22 January 2017, 10am – 2pm where >> Townsville Stadium cost >> Free bookings >> Not required contact >> www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au 1300 878 001 enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au

COME AND TRY NETBALL presented by townsville city netball association Are you looking for a way for your child to get some physical exercise learn the value of teamwork and have fun. when >> 5-10 yrs 23 January 2017, 5.30pm – 6.30pm 11 yrs and older 24 January 2017, 5.30pm – 6.30pm where >> Townsville City Netball Courts, Murray Sporting Complex, William Angliss Drive, Annandale cost >> Free bookings >> Required contact >> Adriana Boske 07 4778 4794 / 0402 717 309 dpo@townsvillecitynetball.com.au

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Reading Cinemas

$7

value .50 combo

small drink, small popcorn and a choc top

Only valid at Reading Cinemas Townsville. Limit of one Value Combo per voucher. For purchase in store only. Valid to 31/1/17

hervey range rd, thuringowa >> 07 4723 6655

La Luna Youth Arts

$5 off

a workshop

One voucher per participant Applies to a December 2016 and January 2017 holiday workshop. Original from Hot Pocket Guide must be presented.

riverway arts centre, 20 village boulevard, kirwan >> 07 4773 6377

Sk8way Townsville family admission

4 skaters for

$35

Valid to 29/1/2017. Skate hire Included. Not accepted at Cheap Tuesday Sessions

72 hervey range road, thuringowa central >> 07 4755 4422

Sk8way Townsville

$8

single admission

Valid to 29/1/2017. Skate hire Included. Not accepted at Cheap Tuesday Sessions

72 hervey range road, thuringowa central >> 07 4773 9794

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demy United Martial Arts and Fitness Aca

wing chun kung fu (13+yrs)

free trial class and receive 2 months FREE Join and receive FREE uniform. Join

unit 3 / 7 civil rd, garbutt >> 0427

Must bring coupon to redeem offer. Valid to 21/1/17

537 771

United Martial Arts and Fitness Academy

street edge krav maga

free trial class Join and receive FREE uniform. Join and receive 2 months FREE

Must bring coupon to redeem offer. Valid to 21/1/17

unit 3 / 7 civil rd, garbutt >> 0427 537 771

United Martial Arts and Fitness Academy

brazilian jui jitsu (4-6yrs)

free trial class Join and receive FREE uniform. Join and receive 2 months FREE

Must bring coupon to redeem offer. Valid to 21/1/17

unit 3 / 7 civil rd, garbutt >> 0427 537 771

United Martial Arts and Fitness Academy

jet kickboxing (13+yrs)

free trial class Join and receive FREE uniform. Join and receive 2 months FREE

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unit 3 / 7 civil rd, garbutt >> 0427 537 771

Must bring coupon to redeem offer. Valid to 21/1/17


United Martial Arts and Fitness Academy

little dragons (4-7yrs)

free trial class Join and receive FREE uniform. Join and receive 2 months FREE

Must bring coupon to redeem offer. Valid to 21/1/17

unit 3 / 7 civil rd, garbutt >> 0427 537 771

demy United Martial Arts and Fitness Aca

young warriors (8-12yrs)

free trial class and receive 2 months FREE Join and receive FREE uniform. Join

unit 3 / 7 civil rd, garbutt >> 0427

Must bring coupon to redeem offer. Valid to 21/1/17

537 771

United Martial Arts and Fitness Academy

cage fitness (8+yrs)

free trial class Join and receive FREE uniform. Join and receive 2 months FREE

Must bring coupon to redeem offer. Valid to 21/1/17

unit 3 / 7 civil rd, garbutt >> 0427 537 771

Townsville City Netball Association

ee fr 1 NetSetGO session

Valid to 1/4/17

y sporting complex, townsville city netball courts >> murra william angliss drive, annandale >> 4778 4794

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Be the Hero. Be the Villain. Unleash your imagination. Get ready for action. Discover heroes, villains, sidekicks and more. Join the Summer Reading Club at any CityLibraries Townsville branch or online.

1 DECEMBER, 2016 – 25 JANUARY, 2017 www.townsville.qld.gov.au

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