Keeping the kids entertained during the school holidays doesn’t have to be a chore. Activities around the City of Melton have your holiday program sorted this January before the kids start back at school.


Bunnings in the Library – Save the Bees

Monday 15 January, 10am – 11am

Melton Library & Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street, Melton

Did you know that bees are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat? Without them, our ecosystem would suffer. Join the team at Bunnings to learn how you can help save the bees by planting flowers in your garden.

This free event is ideal for kids aged 5-12.


Mr Snotbottom

Tuesday 16 January, 11am – 12pm

Rockbank Hall, Old Leakes Road, Rockbank

Mr Snotbottom is a deeeesgusting kids’ comedian brimming with yucky topics kids love: boogers, pop-offs and smells!

This free event is ideal for kids aged 4-10.


Willows Historical Park Big Board Games

Willows Historical Park, Reserve Road, Melton

Board Games in the park are a great way to entertain the kids in a peaceful environment. Enjoy chess, Jenga, Connect 4, Twister and more in the Willows Historical Park. Bring a picnic lunch or just relax.


Thursday 18 January, 11am – 1pm

Friday 19 January: 11am – 1pm

Monday 22 January: 11am – 1pm

Tuesday 23 January: 11am – 1pm



Farm Tours at Animal Land Children’s Farm

190 Duncans Lane, Diggers Rest 

Animal Land Children’s Farm offers an authentic farm experience for children and families. Extra holiday tours are running from 15-28 January.

Click here for more information.


Australia Day 2018

Friday 26 January, 9:30am – 12:00pm

Willows Historical Park, Reserve Road, Melton

Celebrate Australia Day with a fun-filled family day of live entertainment, free BBQ and ANZAC biscuits, face painting and other children’s activities. There will also be a flag raising ceremony and citizenship ceremony.

Click here for more information.

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