Looking for something to keep the kids entertained during the school holiday break?
Theres always plenty to do in the Upper Lachlan Shire and heres just a few ideas: Tarlaga Wildlife Park opens every day from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. during the school holidays.
The park offers picnic and barbecue facilities and theres a great selection of fascinating creatures on display, including Damara sheep, miniature horses, guanacos, llamas, alpacas, deer, emus, wallabies, dingoes, parrots and more. In the friendship farm you can hand feed and cuddle lambs.
The kids will also have a lot of fun in the childrens play area. Location: 257 Bannaby Road, Taralga, for more information check out their website: www.taralgawildlifepark.com or phone: 0419 014 540.
Bond with friendly horses at a Horses Teaching Humans Workshop at Rubyvale, Laggan on Sunday 14th July.
The workshop involves a combination of guided meditations and interaction with horses, leaving participants soothed, nurtured and rejuvenated.
An opportunity for kids and adults alike to have a much needed break from technology and a great chance to re-connect with nature on a tranquil rural property surrounded by beautiful countryside.
Bookings are essential, phone: (02) 4837 3397 or email: email@example.com. Venue: Rubyvale, 228 Peelwood Road, Laggan. Cost $10 pp, workshop runs from 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon.
Free screening Kids Movie Day: How to train your dragon: The Hidden World, at the Crookwell Services Club, 160 Goulburn Street, Crookwell on Thursday 18th July, starting at 11.30 a.m. Phone: (02) 4832 1265.
Fancy a cup of coffee and a meal while the kids burn off some excess energy?
Crown Theatre Café in Crookwell has a wonderful three storey indoor kids play area with giant slippery dips. The café is open Thursdays to Sundays from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (also Friday & Saturday evenings). For more information phone: (02) 4832 2298.
Learn all about our fascinating native bees with the Landcare School Holiday Program.
There are two workshop sessions for kids aged 8 and older on Thursday 18th July. Crookwell Library: 10.45 a.m. 12.45 p.m. and Gunning Library: 2.30 p.m. 4.30 p.m.
Cost is free but bookings are essential: Crookwell workshop phone: 0447 242 474, Gunning workshop phone: 0488 027 653.
Friday 19th July Dalton Youth Day: Its free and includes face painting, temporary tattoos, inflatables, music and games. Venue: Uniting Hall, 56 Chapel Street, Dalton, 10.00 a.m. 2.00 p.m.