Kids won’t find themselves bored this Easter holidays with Central Coast Council hosting a selection of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Over the two-week break, everything from nature tours and live entertainment to online escape rooms and sports clinics will be offered at different locations across the Coast.
Kids can head to the town centres of Gosford, Toukley, The Entrance and Wyong to be involved in interactive activities and workshops such as Easter craft, sensory play and mini-farm animals, bubble soccer, laser tag and more.
On Easter Saturday, families can head to Memorial Park at The Entrance to meet a roving giant Easter bunny.
A series of clinics and workshops will be held for older children such as the Bowl Groms Skate and Scootering Skills Workshops at Blue Haven and Basketball Clinics for children aged 7 to 13 at Niagara Park Stadium.
Aspiring young musicians can participate in a special skills workshop with talented singer/songwriter Fletcher Pilon or learn how to drop the beat in a two-day DJ workshop.
Those looking to upgrade their professional skills can undertake free Responsible Service of Alcohol and Barista training.
The Green Living Kids workshops are also back, where they can make worm towers, insect hotels and beeswax wraps while learning about sustainability.
Council will be running a series of nature walking tours across the bushlands and nature reserves, where families can spot wildlife and learn more about nature.
Children can become a citizen scientist and discover creatures in local waterways as part of the Waterbug Blitz workshop.
A variety of swimming programs and inflatable pool courses will take place at Council’s pools.
At Council’s libraries, kids can get involved in a range of online and face to face activities such as exploring the science of robotics with Ozobots, entering the world of tabletop gaming with Paints of War, or taking part in an escape room.
The Laycock Street Community Theatre will also be hosting some kid-friendly shows such as high-calibre acrobats, comedy, live music, and high-flying tricks with Brass Monkeys.
To finish off the holidays, Council’s multicultural event, Flavours by the Sea, will be held on April 17 at The Entrance from 11am-3pm.
The event will celebrate the region’s diversity with a taste of the world’s best food, music and art by offering Spanish, German and Vietnamese food stalls, a beer and wine bar by Six String Brewery, an Indigenous Art Exhibition and a main stage line-up including headliner, Christine Anu, and supports Salsa Kingz and Dogma.
More information on times and tickets can be found at centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/schoolholidays.