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Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, 17 September to  2 October 2016

Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, 17 September to 2 October 2016

Now in its fifth year the annual City of Greater Dandenong Children’s Festival is celebrating an Animal Kingdom theme.

Families are invited to let their imaginations run wild over the school holidays, with a series of free and low cost events happening across the city from 23 September to 8 October.

The festival features exciting and interactive programs, activities, performances, workshops, exhibitions and events for the whole family.

The headline event of the Children’s Festival is the Little Day Out for BIG Imaginations, a free family event where everybody is encouraged to let their imaginations run wild. Little Day Out is on Sunday 1 October, from 11am-4pm, at Noble Park’s Ross Reserve. 

Events Slideshow

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Animal Kingdom Craft Workshops - Children's Festival
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Saturday, 23 September 2017   11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, kids can head to the Dandenong Market to unleash the beast with these fun and free workshop...
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Animal Kingdom Craft Workshops - Children's Festival
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Sunday, 24 September 2017   11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, kids can head to the Dandenong Market to unleash the beast with these fun and free workshop...
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Super Soccer Kids - Children's Festival
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Sunday, 24 September 2017   11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children aged 4-12 years can come along to Tatterson Park to learn and improve their soccer skills in a fun and enjoyable environment...
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WNBL Jayco Rangers Family Day - Children's Festival
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Sunday, 24 September 2017   11am
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, it’s family day at Dandenong Basketball as the WNBL Dandenong Jayco Rangers open up their home court for player introductions, signings and memberships...
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Chicken Hatching - Children's Festival
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Monday, 25 September 2017   9am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come along to Springvale Library and have a observe the incubator in residence...
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Teen Gym - Children's Festival
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Monday, 25 September 2017   9am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, young people aged 13-16 years come along to Dandenong Oasis Health Club and participate in a program especially designed for them...
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Jungle Disco - Children's Festival
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Monday, 25 September 2017   10:30am
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children can show off their dancing skills at a fun disco/karaoke party at Jan Wilson Community Centre...
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Animal Colouring-in Competition - Children's Festival
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Monday, 25 September 2017   11am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival come along to Parkmore Shopping Centre and visit their Animal Colouring In Station
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Deckchair Movie: The Wild (G)
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Monday, 25 September 2017   12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of The Wild Life, on the Urban Screen...
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Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Monday, 25 September 2017   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, boogie boards, cargo net, tarzan swing plus lots more...
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Chicken Hatching - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   9am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come along to Springvale Library and have a observe the incubator in residence...
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Dandenong Basketball Supercamp - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   9am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, get involved in Supercamp, a fun and interactive way to develop your basketball skills with WNBL Rangers stars...
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Teen Gym - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   9am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, young people aged 13-16 years come along to Dandenong Oasis Health Club and participate in a program especially designed for them...
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Animal Treasure Hunt - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come along to Parkmore Shopping Centre and go on an Animal Treasure Hunt...
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Art and Craft at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   10am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children of all ages can come along to Dandenong Oasis and enjoy art and craft...
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Animal Colouring-in Competition - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   11am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival come along to Parkmore Shopping Centre and visit their Animal Colouring In Station
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Animal Kingdom Craft Workshops - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   11am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, kids can head to the Dandenong Market to unleash the beast with these fun and free workshop...
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Deckchair Movie: The Jungle Book 2016 (PG)
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   12pm
As part of Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, head down to Harmony Square and enjoy a free screening of The Jungle Book (2016), on the Urban Screen...
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Hot Shots Tennis - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, children are invited to come along to Springers Leisure Centre and learn the fundamental skills of tennis over an afternoon... Check event details for session times.
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Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, boogie boards, cargo net, tarzan swing plus lots more...
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Jeremiah Goes on Holiday- Children's Festival
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017   2pm
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come along to Springvale Library and enjoy a mix of comedy, magic, music and dancing...
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Chicken Hatching - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017   9am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come along to Springvale Library and have a observe the incubator in residence...
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Dandenong Basketball Supercamp - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017   9am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, get involved in Supercamp, a fun and interactive way to develop your basketball skills with WNBL Rangers stars...
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Teen Gym - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017   9am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, young people aged 13-16 years come along to Dandenong Oasis Health Club and participate in a program especially designed for them...
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Move, Learn and Grow with EdGym - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017   9:45am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, preschool aged children and their parent/carer can come along and learn basic gymnastic skills in a fun and supportive environment...
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Animal Colouring-in Competition - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017   11am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival come along to Parkmore Shopping Centre and visit their Animal Colouring In Station
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Splash Zone at Dandenong Oasis - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017   1pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, enjoy a fun and action packed afternoon with pool inflatable, boogie boards, cargo net, tarzan swing plus lots more...
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Mini Storm Troopers - Children's Festival
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017   6pm
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, children aged 6-17 years can channel their inner Storm Trooper at Le Mans for a fun LaserTag session...
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Chicken Hatching - Children's Festival
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Thursday, 28 September 2017   9am
As part of Greater Dandenong's Children's Festival, come along to Springvale Library and have a observe the incubator in residence...
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Teen Gym - Children's Festival
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Thursday, 28 September 2017   9am
As part of the Greater Dandenong Children's Festival, young people aged 13-16 years come along to Dandenong Oasis Health Club and participate in a program especially designed for them...
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