Peninsula Visitors Guide, Summer 2015, Page 021 (transcription) SmartPage HOT ART FOR COOL KIDS CUBE 37 FRANKSTON ART CENTRE Stay cool this Summer and join the fun with the Frankston Arts Centre s Water themed Hot Arts workshops.
Enjoy creating yourown masterpieces using woodwork, recycled materials, sewing, painting and so much more.
There will be origami boats by the bucketful to make and join in to create a giant fish mobile that will be on display at the Frankston Waterfront Festival on January 17 18.
A trove of treasures to explore, engage and experiment with Cube 37 Frankston Art Centre, Davies Street, Frankston Bookings 9784 1060 HOLIDAY PROGAMS AT THE BRIARS Suitable for 4-12 years, 15 10 each additionalchild.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday January 12 - Friday January 16, 2015 10 AM - 12.30 PM GUIDED SPOTLIGHT WALKS Tuesday 6th, Wednesay 14th, Friday 16th, Sunday 18th and Monday 19th January 2015, 8.45 10.15pm Enjoy the ultimate bush experience.
Take a night bushwalk with Ranger Fi in The Briars Wildlife Sanctuary.
With so much of our native wildlife coming out after dark, a guided nightwalk is the best way to view them in their naturalsurroundings.
These walks are a combination of spotlighting for nocturnal animals, learning about their environment and enjoying the wonders of the bush at night.
Some of the animals that may beseen include kangaroos, wallabies, possums, koalasand insect-eating bats.
COST 10.70 per person.
BYO small torch.
Booking essential.
Why not bring along a BBQ for dinner prior to thewalk Free electric bbq s are in the picnic ground.
For further information and bookings please phonethe Visitor Centre on 5974 3686 or email the.briars The Briars Park, Nepean Highway, Mt Martha 3934.
Melway 145 D11 JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM KOOL AS A KANGAROO Suitable for 6-10 year oldsWednesday 7th, Friday 9th, Tuesday 13th, Thursday 15th, Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd January 2015, 9.30am - midday.
Meet at the Visitors CentreFeeling hot, hot, hot You might slurp on an icypole or swim at the beach, but just how do Australian native animals keep cool during the hot Aussiesummers Join Ranger Fi and discover some of theclever ways our feathered, furred and shiny animalskeep their cool in the Briars Sanctuary.
You ll also create something special to take home this holidayBooking essential with payment required at time ofbooking.
16 00 per child tickets are non-refundable BYO box drink and a snack in a backpack formorning tea.
No nuts please.
Dress appropriately forthe weather conditions including a hat, sunscreen andclosed shoes.
ENJOY A SPECTACULAR PIECE OF COUNTRY IN SUBURBAN MELBOURNE Cruden Farm will open its stunning private gardensfor a day of family fun activities to raise funds forheart and diabetes research.
From face painting to vintage cars, the line up ofactivities offers something for people of all ages.
Sunday 15th March 2015 marks the 10th year that the magnificent gardens of the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch s Cruden Farm will open to the public to raise funds for not-for-profit medical research organisation, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute.
Come celebrate Cruden Farm is one of Australia s finest examples of landscape gardening, designed by influential Australian landscape designer Edna Walling.
The propertyincludes historic buildings, a lake and working farm.
Guests are invited to enjoy entertainment and refreshments, gain insights and tips from gardening expertsand learn more about healthy living from Baker IDI s heart and diabetes staff.
FAMILIES CAN ENJOY EVERY MOMENT IN FRANKSTON THIS SUMMER Summer is upon us and there are so many funactivities for families to discover in Frankston City.
To make the most of the summer break, the award- winning Frankston Visitor Information Centre on Pier Promenade in Frankston is a greatplace to start.
Friendly staff and volunteers are eager to share their tips about the best things to do and places to gothis summer, whether you are looking for free and affordable daytrips or tickets to local events and attractions.
Starting Boxing Day the annual Sand SculptingAustralia Exhibition, Friends, Foes and SuperHeroes will be a feature on the Frankston Waterfront as spectacular sculptures are carved out of 3,500tonnes of sand into Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters.
Tickets to Friends, Foes andSuper Heroes Sand Sculpting Exhibition are available at the Visitor Information Centre or at />The Frankston Waterfront Festival, returns onSaturday 17 and Sunday 18 January 2015 for aweekend of live music, beach activities, markets and of course fireworks on the Saturday night.
The program is currently available
Frankston s Visitor Information Centre also runs a number of great activities that will appeal to all ages.
For only 5 per booking you can bike ride throughthe Seaford Wetlands, discover an Aboriginal bush foods walk or participate in Junior Explorer Activities and Guided Ranger Walks.
Budding photographers or videographers can usetheir summer holidays to snap the perfect entry forthe Focus on Frankston Photography and Video Competition, an annual competition that sees ourCity showcased through the lenses of talented locals.
Entries are now open until Friday 24 April 2015.
For young people aged 12 17 The Youth Hangouts have created an amazing summer holiday program, which includes activities like spend a day in arecording studio, have a go at horse riding or tree surfing and enjoy a good old fashioned day at the beach.
Younger children aged 5 to 12 years will enjoy Hot Art for Cool Kids at Frankston Arts Centre s Cube 37.
Create your own artwork using recycledmaterials, woodwork, sewing, painting and more.
And Frankston City Libraries are running a numberof free craft and reading activities for little ones overthe summer months.
On hot days, the Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre PARC and Pines Forest Aquatic Centreare great places to take a dip and those who are a little more daring can enjoy a ride on a waterslide.
Frankston is the ideal location for family friendlyactivities, events and creating memorable momentsthis summer.
Let the team at the Frankston Visitor Information Centre help you make the most ofyour time. Explore more with SmartPage 21.indd 21 23 12 2014 1 58 am

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