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22 Sep 2016 Cannington 0 Comment


September/October School Holidays are here!!!

Running from Saturday 24 September to Sunday 09 October, there are many activities to keep mums, dads and the children entertained during the Spring Break, here are just a few to get you started.

Save Money with Annual Passes for Multiple Visits 

Are you wanting to visit your favorite venues during the school holidays but are limited to the number of visits due to your budget?? Some spots are expensive to visit if you have a large family.  However there are some venues that offer annual passes for locals—sometimes the annual costs are covered just from one or two visits so it is definitely worth it if you visit the venue a few times a year.  Follow the link for more information for theses school holidays.

Eye to Eye with a Reptile:

When Sunday 2 October, 10.00am – 12.00pm at Mary Carroll Park, Eudoria St Gosnells. Telephone 9397 3111 , gold coin donation and bookings are essential, suitable for all families and community.  Morning tea will be provided. Join environmentalist Marc Lane from Armadale Reptile Centre and get up close and personal with a snake or lizard. Learn all about reptiles and then enjoy a stroll, while looking for the habitats of reptiles around a seasonal wetland.

Cannington Leisureplex Vacation Care

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Offers a wide range of holiday and term-based activities for the kids and adults.  Follow the link and have a look at the vacation programs they have to offer, guaranteed not to disappoint.

Bricktober Lego Exhibition  –  A Great value day of Lego Fun

Book here. Tickets are limited and you must pre-book.  Lego fans can buy merchandise too. There’s also food and drink available too (including a sausage sizzle) or you’re welcome to take your own.  When: Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October from 9 am Where:  Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showgrounds Albany Hway Cannington  Cost: $8/head or $25/family. Suitable for: families, adults, children



Perth Best Playgrounds  

There’s nothing better than a visit to one of Perth’s playgrounds and parks on a glorious sunny Perth day. Perth has so many wonderful playgrounds with lots of different features to get the kids outside and active. We’ll check out the best of the best of Perth’s playgrounds and let you know all about them – so you can plan an awesome day in the sun with the family. Here is a list of only five of the top ones, the others can be found by following the link below.

Swan Canning Riverpark   Only swings here but a great place to have a splash in the river and walk along the jetty


Herron Park Harrisdale  Heron Park in Harrisdale is a small nature-based suburban playground that is packed with play features including a double tree house play apparatus and flying fox.


Mills Park Beckenham  24 hectares of community facitilies including nature based / adventure playground, water play, nature board walks, flying fox, skate park and more!


Stretton Way Reserve Kenwick   Small but brightly coloured shady playground with multi sports court just behind the Kenwick Shopping Centre.


The Newhaven Estate Robot Park Piara Waters   The park is unlike any other park in Perth. It has been fantastically designed with a mix of industrial robot themed play equipment and a contrast of nature, sand and water play.


Take a look and discover all the other parks that made the list….

Here is another link for FREE things to do these holidays: (yes that’s right FREE)


Freo Treasure Hunt
Launching on Talk Like a Pirate Day, the #Freo_Treasurehunt will be running for three weeks over the school holidays. Download the treasure map here or collect one from the visitor centre, and then begin the journey collecting letters to solve the clue. Submit your map or publish photos to be in the running for prizes including a Staycation at the Fishing Boat Harbour, dinner at Cicerello’s and passes to great Fremantle attractions.


Queen’s Birthday at Mindarie Quay
Mindarie Marina has a full line up of free events on Sunday of the long weekend with live music from 1pm to 6pm, bubble soccer on the sand court, free kids face painting, bouncy castle, air tattoos and crown decorating and a selfie with the Queen.
When: Sunday 25th September from 11am to 6pm
Where: Mindarie Marina
For more information: visit Mindarie Marina


In closing there is always the list of 24 Cheap Things to do in the School Holidays, to consider….

follow this link for all the information and make these school holidays memorable…


The Team at Professionals Cannington wishes all children, parents, grandparents and caregivers a wonderful Spring September/October, Third Term Holiday break.



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