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April 2018 School Holiday Program

A wide range of fun activities are on offer during these school holidays at Council venues and facilities. From cooking classes to dodgeball - all interests are covered.

If something takes your interest, be sure to book a space to avoid disappointment. Click on the venue name to see more details.

Additional $7.50 fee if children elect to purchase lunch from the cafe
Additional $7.50 fee if children elect to purchase lunch from the cafe
Description Time Where Cost Comments
Sunday 15 April 2018
Stop animation with sustainable art making materials- a workshop for with Danny Stanley. ages 9+ 11.30am-1.30pm Tamworth Regional Gallery $10 per participant In this exciting workshop Danny Stanley will assist participants to create their own crazy cartoon characters using recyclable materials and then bring them to life with new stop animation techniques you learn on the day! This workshop is subsidized by Tamworth Regional Council's Sustainability Unit. Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Monday 16 April 2018
Monday Movies 11.00am Nundle Library Free Enjoy the latest in children's movie releases screening at Nundle Library. All ages welcome. For movie details please phone Nundle Library on (02) 6769 3109. Book here.
Ownlife All Aboard Skateboarding Sessions 10:30am Tamworth Skatepark - Peel Street, Tamworth Free Learn to skateboard these school holidays with the Ownlife All Aboard Skateboarding sessions. The FREE event will feature workshops and competitions at the Tamworth Skatepark on Peel Street. Skateboards and safety gear is available if you don't have your own and adult signature required for minors. Book here.
Tuesday 17 April 2018
Sport Program 9:00am - 3:00pm Tamworth Sports Dome $40 each Keep your kids moving with a variety of sports. This day includes Indoor Cricket, Volleyball, Futsal, Handball and Table Tennis. Aged between 5-14yrs. What to bring: A water bottle and food for morning tea and lunch. (Lunch packs are available from the Kiosk at an extra cost of $7.50 per day)
Design and create upcycled tube bracelets 11.00am Tamworth Library Free In this workshop you will turn clear vinyl tubing and some crafy odds and ends into awesome tube bracelets.
Attendees must be aged 9+ years. Bookings are essential. Please arrive at 10.45am for student enrolment. (Please note: students may only attended one Upcycled Tube Bracelets Workshop across the April 2018 program). For further information contact Tamworth Library on (02) 6767 5228. Book here.
Lego Club @ Manilla Library 10:30am Manilla Library Free Join fellow LEGO loving kids for an hour of creative LEGO building challenges. Free event. Bookings Essential. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times. For further information contact Manilla Library on (02) 6761 0210. Book here.
Lego Club @ Tamworth Library 2:00pm Tamworth Library Free Join fellow LEGO loving kids for an hour of creative LEGO building challenges. Free event. Bookings Essential. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times. For further information contact Tamworth Library on (02) 67675228. Book here.
2018 Youth Week Photography Competition Exhibition Opening 6:00pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Head along to the Tamworth Regional Youth Centre on for the 2018 Youth Week Photography Competition Exhibition Opening. The exhibition will feature finalists in all categories of the 2018 Youth Week Photography Competition and winners will be announced on the nights! Light refreshments will be provided. Book here.
Wednesday 18 April 2018
Sport Program 9:00am - 3:00pm Tamworth Sports Dome $40 each Keep your kids moving with a variety of sports. This day includes Hockey, Turbo Touch, Badminton, Dodgeball and Bocce. Aged between 5-14yrs. What to bring: A water bottle and food for morning tea and lunch. (Lunch packs are available from the Kiosk at an extra cost of $7.50 per day)
Andrea Bruno: Painting the Landscape
ages 5-7 years
10.30am-11.30am Tamworth Regional Gallery $10 per participant Andrea is an award wining artist whose artworks have been displayed in many art galleries. This is your chance to learn new ways of painting the landscape with Andrea! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Andrea Bruno: Painting the Landscape. Ages 8-11 years 12.00pm-1.30pm Tamworth Regional Gallery $15 per participant Andrea is an award wining artist whose artworks have been displayed in many art galleries. This is your chance to learn new ways of painting the landscape with Andrea! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Andrea Bruno: Painting the Landscape. Ages 12-15 years 2.00pm-4.00pm                Tamworth Regional Gallery $20 per participant Andrea is an award wining artist whose artworks have been displayed in many art galleries. This is your chance to learn new ways of painting the landscape with Andrea! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Design and create upcycled tube bracelets 11.00am South Tamworth Library Free In this workshop you will turn clear vinyl tubing and some crafy odds and ends into awesome tube bracelets. Attendees must be aged 9+ years. Bookings are essential via Eventbrite. Please arrive at 10.45am for student enrolment. (Please note: students may only attended one Upcycled Tube Bracelets Workshop across the April 2018 program). For further information contact Tamworth Library on (02) 6767 5228. Book here.
Autumn nature mobile 11.00am Nundle Library Free Create Autumn themed mobiles and watch them twirl and dance as they suspend lovely natural decorations. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Bookings are essential via Eventbrite. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times.For further information contact Nundle Library on (02) 693109. Book here.
Sphero coding challenge 2:00pm Tamworth Library - Digital Hub Free In this workshop students will be introduced to basic coding, and discover how to use code to operate robotics technology. Attendees must be aged 8+ years. Bookings are essential. Please arrive at 1.45pm for student enrolment. (Please note: students may only attended one Sphero Robotics Workshop across the April 2018 program). For further information contact Tamworth Library on (02) 6767 5228. Book here.
Thursday 19 April 2018
Sport Program 9:00am - 3:00pm Tamworth Sports Dome $40 each Keep your kids moving with a variety of sports. This day includes Teeball, Basketball, Frisbee, European Handball, Tug-O-War. Aged between 5-14yrs. What to bring: A water bottle and food for morning tea and lunch. (Lunch packs are available from the Kiosk at an extra cost of $7.50 per day)
Danny Stanley: How to draw portraits like a pro. Ages 5-7 years 10.30am-11.30am Tamworth Regional Gallery $10 per participant Danny Stanley is an artist who has mastered the art of portraiture. Join him at one of these workshops to learn some of the techniques he uses to create realistic and expressive portraits. Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Danny Stanley: How to draw portraits like a pro. Ages 8-11 years 12.00pm-1.30pm Tamworth Regional Gallery $15 per participant Danny Stanley is an artist who has mastered the art of portraiture. Join him at one of these workshops to learn some of the techniques he uses to create realistic and expressive portraits. Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Danny Stanley: How to draw portraits like a pro. Ages 12-15 years. 2.00pm-4.00pm                Tamworth Regional Gallery $20 per participant Danny Stanley is an artist who has mastered the art of portraiture. Join him at one of these workshops to learn some of the techniques he uses to create realistic and expressive portraits. Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Fairy tale construction challenge 11.00am Tamworth Library Free Build a house of straws, a house of sticks and a house of bricks to save the Three Little Pigs from the Big Bad Wolf. In this workshop we will work with a range of craft materials to engineer a variety of fairytale structures. Attendees must be aged 5+. Bookings are essential. Please arrive at 10.45pm for student enrolment. (Please note: students may only attended one Fairytale Construction Challenge across the April 2018 program).For further information contact Tamworth Library on (02) 6767 5228. Book here.
Lego club @ Barraba Library 11:00am Barraba Library Free Join fellow LEGO loving kids for an hour of creative LEGO building challenges. Free event. Bookings Essential. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times. For further information please phone Barraba Library on 02 6782 1606. Book here.
Lego Club @ Kootingal Library 3:00 PM Kootingal Library Free Join fellow LEGO loving kids for an hour of creative LEGO building challenges. Free event. Bookings Essential. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times. For further information please phone Kootingal Library on 02 67603994. Book here.
Friday 20 April 2018
Andrea Bruno: Sculpture. Ages 5-7 years. 10.30am-11.30am Tamworth Regional Gallery $10 per participant In this workshop, Andrea will show you techniques and new and familiar materials to create your own imaginative sculptural masterpieces to take home on the day ! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Andrea Bruno: Sculpture. Ages8-11 years. 12.00pm-1.30pm Tamworth Regional Gallery $15 per participant In this workshop, Andrea will show you techniques and new and familiar materials to create your own imaginative sculptural masterpieces to take home on the day ! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Andrea Bruno: Sculpture. Ages 12-15 years. 2.00pm-4.00pm    Tamworth Regional Gallery $20 per participant In this workshop, Andrea will show you techniques and new and familiar materials to create your own imaginative sculptural masterpieces to take home on the day ! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Lego Club @ South Tamworth Library 2:00pm South Tamworth Library Free Join fellow LEGO loving kids for an hour of creative LEGO building challenges.Free event. Bookings Essential. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times. For further information contact South Tamworth Library on (02) 6765 6202. Book here.
Sunday 22 April 2018
Stop animation with sustainable art making materials- a workshop for with Danny Stanley. Ages 9+ 11.30am-1.30pm Tamworth Regional Gallery $10 per participant In this exciting workshop Danny Stanley will assist participants to create their own crazy cartoon characters using recyclable materials and then bring them to life with new stop animation techniques you learn on the day! This workshop is subsidized by Tamworth Regional Council's Sustainability Unit. Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Monday 23 April 2018
Cultural Day Bus leaves at 1pm from Youthie. Barraba NSW 2347 Free. A booking form must be completed to attend this excursion. Excursion to Barraba to participate in Len Waters Cultural Tours. History of local Aboriginal group from the area and workshops (Bookings essential). The bus will leave the Youthie at 1pm and return at 5pm. Book here.
BBQ and Pool Comp 4pm Youthie Free Youthie staff will provide a BBQ. A pool comp and games comp will be held, great prizes to win. BBQ provided. Book here.
Tuesday 24 April 2018
"Be engaged, Be inspired" - Youthie Mural Art Workshops 2pm Youthie Free Art workshops by Jodie- Create designs for a mural to be hung out the front of the Youthie. BBQ provided. Book here.
Thursday 26 April 2018
BBQ and Pool Comp 4pm Youthie Free Youthie staff will provide a BBQ. A pool and games comp will be held with great prizes to win. Book here.
Drum Beat 1pm-5pm Youthie Free Ability Linker Rebecca Browning to run Drum Beat workshops for youth. BBQ Provided. Book here.
Danny Stanley: Cartooning fun. Ages 5-7 10.30am-11.30am Tamworth Regional Gallery $10 per participant Danny's cartoons will have you giggling in this workshop as you learn directly from him some of the techniques he uses to make expressive and engaging cartoon characters. If you like quirky cartoons and drawing, this workshop is for you! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Danny Stanley: Cartooning fun. Ages 8-11 12.00pm-1.30pm Tamworth Regional Gallery $15 per participant Danny's cartoons will have you giggling in this workshop as you learn directly from him some of the techniques he uses to make expressive and engaging cartoon characters. If you like quirky cartoons and drawing, this workshop is for you! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Danny Stanley: Cartooning fun. Ages 12-15 2.00pm-4.00pm                Tamworth Regional Gallery $20 per participant Danny's cartoons will have you giggling in this workshop as you learn directly from him some of the techniques he uses to make expressive and engaging cartoon characters. If you like quirky cartoons and drawing, this workshop is for you! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Sphero coding challenge 11:00am Tamworth Library - Digital Hub Free In this workshop students will be introduced to basic coding, and discover how to use code to operate robotics technology. Attendees must be aged 8+ years. Bookings are essential. Please arrive at 10.45pm for student enrolment. (Please note: students may only attended one Sphero Robotics Workshop across the April 2018 program).For further information contact Tamworth Library on (02) 6767 5228. Book here.
Autumn nature mobile 11.00am Barraba Library Free Create Autumn themed mobiles and watch them twirl and dance as they suspend lovely natural decorations. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Bookings are essential. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times.For further information contact Barraba Library on (02) 67821606. Book here.
Design and create upcycled tube bracelets 2:00pm Tamworth Library Free In this workshop you will turn clear vinyl tubing and some crafy odds and ends into awesome tube bracelets.Attendees must be aged 9+ years. Bookings are essential via Eventbrite. Please arrive at 1.45pm for student enrolment. (Please note: students may only attended one Upcycled Tube Bracelets Workshop across the April 2018 program).For further information contact Tamworth Library on (02) 6767 5228. Book here.
Autumn nature mobile 3:00pm Kootingal Library Free "Create Autumn themed mobiles and watch them twirl and dance as they suspend lovely natural decorations.Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Bookings are essential via Eventbrite. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times. For further information contact Kootingal Library on (02) 676003994. Book here.
Friday 27 April 2018
Traces - Live in Concert 6pm Youthie $10 Alternative Rock trio and local band coming home. Providing a small intimate concert for 50 people. (Bookings essential). Tickets here.
Movie and Pizza Night 6pm Youthie Free Movie will be screened in the Auditorium from 8pm. Pizza to be provided. No BBQ. Book here.
Kate Armstrong: Screen printing bags. Ages 5-7 years. 10.30am-11.30am Tamworth Regional Gallery $10 per participant Design your very own reusable bags at this workshop! Show your new creations off to your friends, take them shopping, as a Library bag, or even give them as a gift! At the end of the workshop you will have your very own uniquely designed bag to take home with you! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Kate Armstrong: Screen printing bags. Ages 8-11 years. 12.00pm-1.30pm Tamworth Regional Gallery $15 per participant Design your very own reusable bags at this workshop! Show your new creations off to your friends, take them shopping, as a Library bag, or even give them as a gift! At the end of the workshop you will have your very own uniquely designed bag to take home with you! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Kate Armstrong: Screen printing bags. Ages 12-15years. 2.00pm-4.00pm                Tamworth Regional Gallery $20 per participant Design your very own reusable bags at this workshop! Show your new creations off to your friends, take them shopping, as a Library bag, or even give them as a gift! At the end of the workshop you will have your very own uniquely designed bag to take home with you! Book through the Gallery's website or by calling 6767 5248 during the Gallery's opening hours.
Lego Club @ South Tamworth Library 2:00pm South Tamworth Library Free Join fellow LEGO loving kids for an hour of creative LEGO building challenges.Free event. Bookings Essential. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Parents/Caregivers are required to stay with attendees at all times. For further information contact South Tamworth Library on (02) 6765 6202. Book here.
Saturday 28 April 2018
Glow Hard or Glow Home 6pm Youthie Free Disco Night for young people aged 12-18 years. Glow sticks will be provided. BBQ provided. Book here.