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September-October 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.

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 More Information Booking details 
Sunday 30 September 2018  
Sustainable Art Workshops 10:15am - 11:00am Tamworth Regional Gallery Free "These exciting workshops are for all members of the family. Take some time out to sit down with your children as they immerse themselves in creative play and experimental making. At the end of this workshop you will take home your child's very own creation- it may be a robot, a castle, a dinosaur or whatever they desire! Parents and carers will stay with their child on the day and be the child's assistant, encouraging them to use their imagination and problem solving skills to turn things we might usually throw away into a work of art! Places are free of charge but strictly limited. A place must be booked for each child or young person. Parents and carers do not need a ticket but must stay with their child at all times. 
Click here to book
Sustainable Art Workshops 12:15pm - 1:00pm Tamworth Regional Gallery Free "These exciting workshops are for all members of the family. Take some time out to sit down with your children as they immerse themselves in creative play and experimental making. At the end of this workshop you will take home your child's very own creation- it may be a robot, a castle, a dinosaur or whatever they desire! Parents and carers will stay with their child on the day and be the child's assistant, encouraging them to use their imagination and problem solving skills to turn things we might usually throw away into a work of art! Places are free of charge but strictly limited. A place must be booked for each child or young person. Parents and carers do not need a ticket but must stay with their child at all times. 
Click here to book
Tuesday 2 October 2018  
Healthy Living Tuesday 6:30am-6pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Activities based around a healthy lifestyle Contact
02 6766 6862 to book
Music Jam 2pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Music Jam is for anyone who wants to learn to play an instrument and jam with other musicians. All skill levels welcome. Instruments provided or bring your own. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day. Click here to book
Games Comp 4pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Fun pool and table tennis competitions with cool prizes to be won. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day. No booking required
Ceremic Design Workshop 10:30am - 11:30am Manilla Library Free "In this free workshop you will follow the design process to create unique and functional ceremic and glass artwork. Attendees must be aged 5+ years and accompanied by a parent/gardian. Bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Manilla Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6761 0210."
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Insect Hotel 11:00am - 12:00pm Tamworth Library Free Invite the helpful bugs into your Spring garden with a DIY insect hotel made from recycled and natural materials. Continue the fun by assembling and decorating an insect glider to fly in the backyard. Attendees must be aged 5+ years.The workshop is free and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. Click here to book
Insect Hotel 2:00pm - 3:00pm Tamworth Library Free Invite the helpful bugs into your Spring garden with a DIY insect hotel made from recycled and natural materials. Continue the fun by assembling and decorating an insect glider to fly in the backyard. Attendees must be aged 5+ years.The workshop is free and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. Click here to book
Wednesday 3 October 2018  
Spring Activities Wednesday 6:30am-6pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Spring Activities Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
Multisport School Holiday Program 9am - 3pm Tamworth Sportsdome $40per child per day Multisport School Holiday program for all children aged 5-12yrs. Table Tennis, Basketball, Handball, Cricket, Ultimate Frisbee Click here to enrol
LEGO Robotics and Coding Workshop 2pm - 4pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Discover the power of LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robots in this fun introductory workshop that explores how simple programs can control complex machines. Places limited - bookings essential. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day. Click here to book
Footy Practice in the Park 6pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Practice your footy and goal kicking skills with the Youthie Staff. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day. No booking required
Ceramic Design Workshop 11:00am - 12:00pm South Library Free "In this free workshop you will follow the design process to craft unique and functional ceremic and glass artwork. Attendees must be aged 5+ years. Bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. "
Click here to book
30 Card Lego Challenge 11:00am - 12:00pm Nundle Library Free Do you have what it takes to work in a team to complete 30 Lego Challenges in 1 hour? Attendees must be aged 5+ years and parents/caregivers are required to stay with their children at all times. Bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Nundle Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 67693109. Click here to book
Family Games Afternoon 2:00pm - 3:00pm Tamworth Library Free Come inside and enjoy an afternoon of free family fun playing an exciting range of board games. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. Click here to book
Thursday 4 October 2018  
Year Round Care - Flagstaff and Marsupial Visit 10am-1pm Year Round Care Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Excursion Fee: $3 Bus 9-12yrs will conquer Flagstaff 5-8yrs Marsupial Park. Picnic Lunch. Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
Multisport School Holiday Program 9am - 3pm Tamworth Sports Dome $40per child per day Multisport school holiday program for all children aged 5-12yrs. Futsal, Hockey, Volleyball, Tee-Ball, Dodgeball Click here to enrol
Boxing with Nathan Blacklock 4pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Join Nathan Blacklock for a boxing class that caters for all fitness levels. Places limited - bookings essential. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day. Click here to book
Music Jam 2pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Music Jam is for anyone who wants to learn to play an instrument and jam with other musicians. All skill levels welcome. Instruments provided or bring your own. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day. Click here to book
Manilla to Mars! Ages 8-14 11am-12pm Manilla Library Free This 1 hour roleplaying workshop will rocket you from Manilla Library to Mars! We guarantee a smooth landing, with absolutely no need for building emergency robot rovers, electronic rescue beacons and survival habitats! Ages 8-14, bookings essential. 
Contact 02 6761 0210 to book
Young Inventors Electronics Workshop 11:00am - 12:00pm Tamworth Library Free "In this free 1 hour workshop, young inventors can experiment with the library's easy-to-assemble electronics, with lights, buttons, counters, buzzers, motors, wheels and more. They quickly connect with little magnets so there is more time to experiment and have fun. Attendees must be aged 8+ years and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. "

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30 Card Lego Challenge 2:00am - 3:00pm Tamworth Library Free Do you have what it takes to work in a team to complete 30 Lego Challenges in 1 hour? Attendees must be aged 5+ years. The workshop is free and bookings are essential.If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. Click here to book
Ceramic Design Workshop 3:00am - 4:00pm Kootingal Library Free "In this free workshop you will follow the design process to craft unique and functional ceremic and glass artwork. Attendees must be aged 5+ years and must be accompanied by a parent or carer. Bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. "
Click here to book
Friday 5 October 2018  
Year Round Care - Disco 6:30am-6pm South Year Round Care Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Excursion Fee: $7 East Centre & $4 South Centre East Centre will travel to South for a disco and BBQ lunch from 11am-2pm Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
LEGOclub 3:30pm - 4:30pm South Library Free Join fellow LEGO loving kids for an hour of creative LEGO building challenges during this free workshop. 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. Contact 02 6765 6202 to book
Multisport School Holiday Program 9am - 3pm Tamworth Sports Dome $40per child per day Multisport school holiday program for all children aged 5-12yrs. Badminton, European Handball, Amazing Race, Dodgeball, Futsal Click here to enrol
Natural Dyeing Workshop 12pm - 2pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Discover the simple, earth-friendly art of eco-dyeing, we guarantee you'll never look at nature the same way again. Places limited - bookings essential. For ages 12 to 18 years.
Click here to book
Karaoke and Burger Bar Night 6pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Sing your heart out at Karaoke on The Youthie stage. If singing is not your thing then you can pop into the kitchen and help prepare for the burger bar. Please RSVP for catering purposes. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day. Call 6767 5789 to RSVP
Youthie extended opening hours to 10pm 7pm - 10pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Youthie extended opening hours to 10pm. Lock out from 7pm. No booking required
Saturday 6 October 2018  
Movie and Pizza Night 6pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Learn how to make pizza from scratch. Then enjoy eating it while taking in a movie of the big screen. Please RSVP for catering purposes. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day. Call 6767 5789 to RSVP
Youthie extended opening hours to 10pm 7pm - 10pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Youthie extended opening hours to 10pm. Lock out from 7pm. For ages 12 to 18 years. No booking required
Sunday 7 October 2018  
Sustainable Art Workshops 11:15am - 12:00pm Tamworth Regional Gallery Free "These exciting workshops are for all members of the family. Take some time out to sit down with your children as they immerse themselves in creative play and experimental making. At the end of this workshop you will take home your child's very own creation- it may be a robot, a castle, a dinosaur or whatever they desire! Parents and carers will stay with their child on the day and be the child's assistant, encouraging them to use their imagination and problem solving skills to turn things we might usually throw away into a work of art! Places are free of charge but strictly limited. A place must be booked for each child or young person. Parents and carers do not need a ticket but must stay with their child at all times. 
Click here to book
Sustainable Art Workshops 12:15pm - 1:00pm Tamworth Regional Gallery Free "These exciting workshops are for all members of the family. Take some time out to sit down with your children as they immerse themselves in creative play and experimental making. At the end of this workshop you will take home your child's very own creation- it may be a robot, a castle, a dinosaur or whatever they desire! Parents and carers will stay with their child on the day and be the child's assistant, encouraging them to use their imagination and problem solving skills to turn things we might usually throw away into a work of art! Places are free of charge but strictly limited. A place must be booked for each child or young person. Parents and carers do not need a ticket but must stay with their child at all times. 
Click here to book
Stop Motion Animation 1:30pm - 3:30pm Tamworth Regional Gallery Free Cartoonist and animator Danny Stanley will be hosting these fun and interactive workshops, where children and families can use recycled goods to create their own characters, and then watch them come to life through stop motion technology. Children will learn to create art from 'waste', while also gaining skills in animation, which can be utilised with any phone or tablet. Each class will result in a short animated film, which will be uploaded to be viewed and downloaded on the internet.  Click here to book
Monday 8 October 2018  
Year Round Care - Lego Day Monday 6:30am-6pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Lego basesd activities and cooking Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
Monday Movies 11:00am - 12:30pm Nundle Library Free Enjoy the latest in children's movie releases screening at Nundle Library. The sessions are free and for movie details please phone Nundle Library on (02) 6769 3109. Contact 02 6769 3109 to book
Mini Worlds Workshop 11:00am - 12:00pm Tamworth Library Free In this free workshop you will use recycled materials to design and make your own Fairy Garden or Prehistoric Park to brighten up the backyard . Bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. Booked out
Music Jam 2:00pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Music Jam is for anyone who wants to learn to play an instrument and jam with other musicians. All skill levels welcome. Instruments provided or bring your own. For ages 12 to 18 years. The Youthie will also host a BBQ each day.
Click here to book
Mini Worlds Workshop 2:00pm - 3:00pm Tamworth Library Free In this free workshop you will use recycled materials to design and make your own Fairy Garden or Prehistoric Park to brighten up the backyard . Bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. Booked out
YOU MATTER' - a youth mental health event 10am - 1pm Fitzroy Plaza Free The Tamworth Regional Youth Council are hosting 'You Matter' - a youth led youth mental health event. The event will be held in the Fitzroy Street Plaza 10am - 1pm. Young people will be provided with the opportunity to connect with local youth mental health services and participate in fun activities. There will also be entertainment, guest speakers, and performances on the Youth Music Stage. No booking required
Tuesday 9 October 2018  
Year Round Care - Sports Dome Tuesday 10am-1pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Excursion Fee: $15 Visit to Sportsdome with BBQ Lunch and Sports activities for 5-8yrs Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
Year Round Care - Construction Tuesday 6:30am-6pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 What can we build today? 9-12yrs Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
Multisport School Holiday Program 9am - 3pm Tamworth Sports Dome $40per child per day Multisport school holiday program for all children aged 5-12yrs. Table Tennis, Basketball, Dodgeball, Bocce, European Handball Click here to enrol
30 Card Lego Challenge 10:30am - 11:30am Manilla Library Free Do you have what it takes to work in a team to complete 30 Lego Challenges in 1 hour? Attendees must be aged 5+ years . The workshop is free and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Manilla Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 610210. Click here to book
30 Card Lego Challenge 2:00pm - 3:00pm Tamworth Library Free Do you have what it takes to work in a team to complete 30 Lego Challenges in 1 hour? Attendees must be aged 5+ years . The workshop is free and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. Click here to book
Yinarr Wii - a Youth Empowerment Workshop - Part 1 11pm - 4pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Yinarr Wii is a two day youth empowerment workshop targeting young women. Participants will reconnect to culture and identity through a cultural strength based approach. Places limited - bookings essential - participants must be able to attend both day. For ages 12 to 18 years. Click here to book
Basketball Comp 4pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Fun basketball challenges with loads of prizes to be won. For ages 12 to 18 years. No booking required
Wednesday 10 October 2018  
Year Round Care - Around the World Wednesday 6:30am-6pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Muticultural activities from around the world Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
Multisport School Holiday Program 9am - 3pm Tamworth Sports Dome $40per child per day Multisport school holiday program for all children aged 5-12yrs. Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Turbo Touch, Hockey, Bocce Click here to enrol
30 Card Lego Challenge 11:00am - 12:00am South Library Free Do you have what it takes to work in a team to complete 30 Lego Challenges in 1 hour? Attendees must be aged 5+ years . The workshop is free and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228.Do you have what it takes to work in a team to complete Click here to book
Ceramics Design workshop 11:00am -12:00pm Nundle Library Free "In this workshop you will follow the design process to craft unique and functional ceramic and glass artwork. Attendees must be aged 5+ years and accompanied by a parent or carer. Bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Nundle Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 67693109. "
Click here to book
Family Games Afternoon 2:00pm - 3:00pm Tamworth Library Free Come inside and enjoy an afternoon of free family fun playing an exciting range of board games. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02)67675228. Click here to book
Yinarr Wii - a Youth Empowerment Workshop - Part 2 11pm - 4pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Yinarr Wii is a two day youth empowerment workshop targeting young women. Participants will reconnect to culture and identity through a cultural strength based approach. Places limited - bookings essential - participants must be able to attend both day. For ages 12 to 18 years. Click here to book
LEGO Robotics and Coding Workshop 2pm - 4pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Discover the power of LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robots in this fun introductory workshop that explores how simple programs can control complex machines. Places limited - bookings essential. For ages 12 to 18 years. Click here to book
Thursday 11 October 2018  
Year Round Care - Messy Craft Thursday 6:30am-6pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Messy Craft 5-8 yrs Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
Sports Dome Thursday 10am-1pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Excursion Fee: $15 Sports dome Visit with BBQ Lunch and Sports activities for 9-12yrs Contact 02 6766 6862 to book 
Multisport School Holiday Program 9am - 3pm Tamworth Sports Dome $40per child per day Multisport school holiday program for all children aged 5-12yrs. Cricket, Volleyball, Futsal, Handball, Tug o war Click here to enrol
Young Inventors Electronics Workshop 11:00am - 12:00pm Tamworth Library Free "In this free 1 hour workshop, young inventors can experiment with the library's easy-to-assemble electronics, with lights, buttons, counters, buzzers, motors, wheels and more. They quickly connect with little magnets so there is more time to experiment and have fun. Attendees must be aged 8+ years and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. "

Booked out
30 Card Lego Challenge 2:00pm - 3:00pm Tamworth Library Free Do you have what it takes to complete 30 Lego Challenges in 1 hour? In this free workshop attendees must be aged 5+ years and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend please contact Tamworth Library at least 24 hours before the event on (02) 6767 5228. Click here to book
Boxing with Nathan Blacklock   4pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Join Nathan Blacklock for a boxing class that caters for all fitness levels. Places limited - bookings essential. For ages 12 to 18 years. Click here to book
Polymer Clay Jewellery Workshop 2pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free An introduction to making colourful jewellery—beads, pins and earrings—using polymer clay. For ages 12 to 18 years. No booking required
Friday 12 October 2018  
Year Round Care - Nature Day 6:30am-6pm Year Round Care Centres Full Day (8 hours): $51 Half Day (5 hours): $27 Let's get messy and back to Nature Contact 02 6766 6862 to book
LEGOclub 3:30pm - 4:30pm South Library Free Join fellow LEGO loving kids for an hour of free creative LEGO building challenges. 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. Click here to book
Wheelchair Basketball with Wheelchair Sports NSW 2pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Sports enthusiasts with disabilities and their able-bodied teammates are invited to join Wheelchair Sports NSW staff for an afternoon of wheelchair basketball games. Families welcome! No booking required
Touch Footy 6pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Join Youthie staff for a game of touch footy on the Centenary Park field. For ages 12 to 18 years. No booking required
Youthie extended opening hours to 10pm 7pm - 10pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Youthie extended opening hours to 10pm. Lock out from 7pm. For ages 12 to 18 years.  No booking required
Saturday 13 October 2018  
Lip Sync Battles 6pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Lip Sync battle your heart out on the Youthie stage from 6pm. For ages 12 to 18 years. No booking required
Youthie extended opening hours to 10pm 7pm - 10pm Tamworth Regional Youth Centre Free Youthie extended opening hours to 10pm. Lock out from 7pm. For ages 12 to 18 years. No booking required
Sunday 14 October 2018  
Sustainable Art Workshops 10:15am - 11:00am Tamworth Regional Gallery Free "These exciting workshops are for all members of the family. Take some time out to sit down with your children as they immerse themselves in creative play and experimental making. At the end of this workshop you will take home your child's very own creation- it may be a robot, a castle, a dinosaur or whatever they desire! Parents and carers will stay with their child on the day and be the child's assistant, encouraging them to use their imagination and problem solving skills to turn things we might usually throw away into a work of art! Places are free of charge but strictly limited. A place must be booked for each child or young person. Parents and carers do not need a ticket but must stay with their child at all times. 
Click here to book
Sustainable Art Workshops 11:15am - 12:00pm Tamworth Regional Gallery Free "These exciting workshops are for all members of the family. Take some time out to sit down with your children as they immerse themselves in creative play and experimental making. At the end of this workshop you will take home your child's very own creation- it may be a robot, a castle, a dinosaur or whatever they desire! Parents and carers will stay with their child on the day and be the child's assistant, encouraging them to use their imagination and problem solving skills to turn things we might usually throw away into a work of art! Places are free of charge but strictly limited. A place must be booked for each child or young person. Parents and carers do not need a ticket but must stay with their child at all times. 
Click here to book
Sustainable Art Workshops 12:15pm - 1:00pm Tamworth Regional Gallery Free "These exciting workshops are for all members of the family. Take some time out to sit down with your children as they immerse themselves in creative play and experimental making. At the end of this workshop you will take home your child's very own creation- it may be a robot, a castle, a dinosaur or whatever they desire! Parents and carers will stay with their child on the day and be the child's assistant, encouraging them to use their imagination and problem solving skills to turn things we might usually throw away into a work of art! Places are free of charge but strictly limited. A place must be booked for each child or young person. Parents and carers do not need a ticket but must stay with their child at all times. 
Click here to book