The summer school holidays are nearly here - long days, warm nights, and two months of keeping the kids entertained. No need to worry, with free crafts, movie nights, sports and fitness, amazing shows and our awesome new exhibition open, the phrase 'I'm bored' won't even be in their vocabulary!
Check out our summer school holidays round up below and start planning! We'll also have the water fountains running every day from 9.00 am until 8.00 pm, so be sure to bring your swimmers for a splash!
- FREE: Pixel Party Flicks - Saturdays in December from 6.00 pm
There ain't no party like a Pixel Party! Get your video game on with our series of Pixel Party Flicks - all the pew-pew video games, animation, computer and arcade themed movies your heart could desire! Just roll out your rug and bring your picnic basket and the famz - your Saturday night is sorted!
- FREE: Pixel Party: Interactive Blockwith Project - Daily from Monday 2 - Tuesday 24 December 2019, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm & 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Create an avatar and watch it interact in a digital world (on the big screen) every day this December as part of our Pixel Party!
- FREE: Hoops of Fun For Kids - Thursday 5, 12 & 19 December 2019, 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm
Let the kiddies get their wiggle on with free afternoon hula hoop sessions in the Plaza. They can get moving with cool hula tricks while you kick back with a latte from the cafe. It's win-win!
- FREE: Festive Fun and Craft! - Friday 6, 13 & 20 December 2019, 3.30 pm - 5.30 pm
Join us over three Fridays as we celebrate the silly season with FREE Festive Fun in the Plaza. Activities include: Arts and Craft, Food Craft and Roving Characters
- FREE: Home/Land: Project Another Country in the Gallery - Saturday 14 December 2019 - Sunday 8 March 2020, Tuesday- Sunday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm daily
Created from thousands of handmade houses using recycled cardboard boxes, Home/Land: Project Another Country is international artists Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan's latest large-scale installation of imagined habitats. Come see hundreds of small cardboard homes made by the Casey community, or add your own in our free assemblage workshops running through the exhibition period.
- FREE: Golden Turkey Christmas Film Festival - Sunday 22 December - Saturday 28 December 2019
Ho ho ho! Get into the festive spirit with these classic Christmas Turkey films on the Plaza BIG Screen. See the full program + times here.
- FREE: Summer of Sport: Boxing Day Test - Thursday 26 - Monday 30 December 2019, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm daily
Does your kid love the bat and ball? A hot summer of sport kicks of with the Domain Boxing Day Test - live on the BIG Screen. HOWZAT!?!?! Pretty good we think.
- FREE: Dance-O-Mat - Open daily Monday 6 January - Friday 24 January 2020, 7.00 am - 10.00 pm
Come shake your tail feather on our very own public dance floor! Plug in your device and boogie or pull up a pew and cheer on your mates!
- FREE: NGV Kids on Tour - Monday 13 to Friday 17 January 2020, 11.00 am to 2.00 pm daily
NGV returns in 2020 with a truck load of art'n'craft fun for kids (and their bigs) to enjoy!
- Operation Ouch Live! - 1.30 pm & 4.00 pm Tuesday 14 January & 10.30 am Wednesday 15 January
Crazy experiments and astounding science facts - Dr Chris and Dr Xand are here to show you all the amazing things your body can do in this live action show!
- Lights... Camera... Music! - 8.00 pm Friday 17 January, 2.00 pm & 8.00 pm Saturday 18 January, 11.00 am & 3.00 pm Sunday 19 January
This exciting musical variety show features the very best of your fave musical movies - from Broadway to the modern musical, it has it all!
- FREE: School Holiday Craft: Home/Land: Project Another Country - Monday 20 January - Friday 24 January 2020, 11.00 am - 2.00 pm daily
Join in a week of fun as we run free craft workshops inspired by 'Home/Land: Project Another Country' - you'll get to make cardboard foliage, badges, and even cardboard cubby houses!
- FREE: Summer of Sport: Australian Open 2020 - Monday 20 January - Sunday 2 February 2020, 11.00 am - 11.00 pm daily
Have the next Lleyton Hewitt or Ash Barty on your hands? We're SERVING up the biggest Grand Slam Tennis Tournament LIVE on our BIG screen.
And little something extra for the grown ups...
- FREE: Summer Romance Film Festival - Saturdays in January from 8.00 pm
Line up a babysitter as these free summer romance flicks on the big screen are just for the grown ups - after a long summer entertaining the kids, you've definitely earned a FREE night off...you're welcome.
- Debra Byrne and Dion Hirini - Friday 10 January from 8.00 pm
- Les Divas: An All-Male Revue - Friday 31 January from 8.00 pm