Outreach School Holiday Events!

YPRL Staff

28 March, 2024

Not only do we have a range of School Holiday Programs at our library branches, but we also have a ton of fun FREE activities at various community locations and our community hubs! 


Here is a list of our April events at our exciting community locations:

Wurruck Yambo Weaving Workshop 

Wednesday 3 April at Hurstbridge Community Hub, 10.30am—11.30am 

First Nations artist Emmy Webbers will show us how to weave with traditional materials, using raffia, wool and a template to create your own bracelets, baskets and other pieces. 
 Emmy is a Gunai/Kurnai person and currently lives on Wurundjeri country. Emmy holds a Bachelor in Indigenous Studies and has a passion for culture and sharing it to create a safe space for understanding and learning for everyone. 

Indigenous Hip Hop 

Thursday 4 April at Diamond Valley Sports and Fitness Centre, 11.00am—12.00pm 

Discover the power of Indigenous hip hop culture! Join in this active dance workshop with us as we celebrate the rich history and vibrant energy of this art form, giving voice to young Australians. We will explore the captivating dance behind the music and show our support for Aboriginal youth.  

Provided by Nikki Visage Movement. 

Publish Your Own Books 

Thursday 4 April at Laurimar Community Activity Centre, 2.00pm—3.30pm 

Kids will become authors and illustrators in this fun session with artist Phia Larsen. They'll have great fun creating a completely original 8-page book with the help of a magical assortment of coloured paper, glue and scissors. Phia Larsen will guide participants in how to create collage, build a story and publish on the spot. Everyone will take home their original book and 'published' copy to share with family and friends.   

Bollywood Dancing Workshop 

Monday 8 April at Wollert Community Centre, 9.45am—10.45am 

Join dance instructor Dipti from Bollydance Dipti in this fun Bollywood dance session for beginners. Learn some classic moves and experience the joy this high energy style brings. 

Pop-Up Green Screen 

Tuesday 9 April at Mill Park Community House, 10.00am—12.00pm 

Put yourself in the picture when you get your photo taken in front of our green screen. Choose an image and be the star of the scene. See yourself inside a world of superheroes, animals, space and more! 

Indigenous Hip Hop Workshop 

Tuesday 9 April at Galada Community Centre Hub, 2.00pm—3.00pm 

Embark on a cultural journey at our Indigenous Hip Hop Workshop! Begin the session with a heartfelt acknowledgment of country and a powerful exploration of rich First Nations history. 

Immerse yourself in the rhythm as the talented artists from Indigenous Outreach Projects deliver a captivating performance, followed by an interactive dance that fosters a sense of pride, respect, and cultural connection. 

Embrace the motto 'no shame, be proud, respect,' and experience a transformative event that engages minds, bodies, and spirits, leaving a lasting impact on all participants. 

How To Draw A Dragon 

Wednesday 10 April at Galada Community Centre Hall, 10.00am—11.00am 

Join New York Times best-selling illustrator Marc McBride in an interactive illustration workshop. 

Marc will show how he creates a character from one of his books, drawing inspiration from the audience, and encouraging kids to draw their own picture as well. 

LEGO® Mindfulness 

Wednesday 10 April at Rosanna Fire Station Community House, 10.30am—11.30am 

Join LEGO® master Annie from LEGO Masters Australia for a mindful spin on your favourite coloured bricks. 

In this building meditation Annie will guide you through a 1-hour session of relaxation, creativity, personal reflection and LEGO® building to re-energise your mind and inspire your soul. 

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site. 

Crack Up With Laughter 

Thursday 11 April at Laurimar Community Activity Centre, 2.30pm—3.15pm 

In this hilarious theatre show by Carp Productions, you'll meet Wizard Clumsy Pants, the worst wizard in the world. With one wave of his wand, he can cause abraca-CHAOS! You're invited to his hilarious, chaotic magic show. 


Better be quick though, places fill up fast! 

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