KEEP AFLOAT: Enjoy inflatable toys at the Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre. Pictured is Blake, then 5, and Shaun Ransome, then 7, in 2014.
KEEP AFLOAT: Enjoy inflatable toys at the Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre. Pictured is Blake, then 5, and Shaun Ransome, then 7, in 2014. Robyne Cuerel

THINGS TO DO: On the second week of school holidays

POOL FUN

 When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11.30am to 2.30pm.

 Where: Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre, Boundary Rd, Torquay.

 What: Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre Inflatable Days will be back again these school holidays. Only $2 extra on top of your pool entry. Each child must conduct a swimming assessment before being allowed on the inflatables.

 Cost: Normal entry is $5 adults, $3.70 children over three, $3.70 concession and $16.70 family.

 

GET CRAFTY

When: Tuesday at Hervey Bay from 10am and Burrum Heads from 2pm.   Maryborough at 2pm on April 6. Howard at 2pm on April 7. Tiaro at 10am on April 8.

Where: Fraser Coast Libraries. 

What: Kids can make their own fun pencil toppers in a group craft session. For more, ring 4197 4220.

Cost: Free.

HANDS ON: Why not get the kids making craft at home these school holidays? Children can also make pencil toppers at the library.
HANDS ON: Why not get the kids making craft at home these school holidays? Children can also make pencil toppers at the library.

 

TRIP TO GALLERIES

When: Wednesday, from 6.00am.

Where: Departs from the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, 166 Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba. Trips to Maryborough for passenger collection.

What: Visit the Brisbane's Gallery of Modern Art and the Queensland Art Gallery in a day trip with others.

Cost: $50 per ticket. Includes morning tea.

 

SAND ART

When: Thursday in Hervey Bay at 10am and Maryborough at 2pm the April 8.

Where: Fraser Coast libraries.

What: Kids can learn how to make sand art pieces in group craft sessions. Ring to book on 4197 4220.

Cost: $2.70 per child.

 

CARTOON WORKSHOP

When: Friday at 10am for juniors and 1pm for those 15 years and over.

Where: Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, 166 Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba.

What: Learn from Brisbane artist Jeremy Staples how to create magazine and comic style publications.

Cost: $10.

PEN STROKES: Creative youngsters can learn how to create magazine and comic style cartoons at the Hervey Bay Library.
PEN STROKES: Creative youngsters can learn how to create magazine and comic style cartoons at the Hervey Bay Library.

 

TORQUAY MARKETS

When:  Saturday, 8am to 2pm.

Where: Torquay Esplanade, opposite the Torquay Post Office.

What: Wander around to enjoy the stalls and atmosphere while soaking up the sun.

Cost: Free.


KIDS MOVE NIGHT

When:  Saturday, 5.30pm.

Where: Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere, 166 Old Maryborough Road, Pialba.

What: Take the children along to watch DreamWorks flick How to Train Your Dragon 2. Best dressed prizes will be given out and popcorn, drinks and a sausage sizzle can all be enjoyed.

Cost: Kids are $4.50 with accompanying adult free. Those aged 15 years plus are $5.50.

DRESS UPS: Danikah, Jaxon and Ashlyn Baker enjoyed Halloween night at the Discovery Sphere. Your kids can dress up too for How To Train Your Dragon 2 viewing on.
DRESS UPS: Danikah, Jaxon and Ashlyn Baker enjoyed Halloween night at the Discovery Sphere. Your kids can dress up too for How To Train Your Dragon 2 viewing on. Valerie Horton

 

MANGA DRAWINGS

When:  Saturday, from 10am for ages up to eight and 1pm for those nine up to 14 years.

Where: Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, 166 Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba.

What: Kids can watch and learn how to draw comics and animations.

Cost: $15 non-members and $11 members

 

RACE IN THE BAY

When: Saturday, from 6.30am.

Where: Locations along the foreshore in Scarness, Torquay and Urangan.

What: Sign up for runs of 2, 5 and 10km, a 280 metre ocean swim, open and professional bike races or a beach walk in the Bay Break multi sports volunteer run event.   For more, visit www.herveybaybreak.com.au. All profits donated to charities.

Cost: Prices vary from $7.50 to $80 for competition entries.

GET ACTIVE: The kids can get active in the Race in the Bay. Michelle Lennard (pictured) with one of her Beach n Cruisers bikes.
GET ACTIVE: The kids can get active in the Race in the Bay. Michelle Lennard (pictured) with one of her Beach n Cruisers bikes. Alistair Brightman

 

KOALA MARKETS

When:  Sunday, 6am.

Where: Kruger Crt, Urangan.

What: Browse arts and crafts, fresh produce, trash and treasure, cakes, jams and more.

Cost: Free entry.



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