MPavilion is hosting an inspired Summer Kids Program of free events highlighting off-the-grid living and kid-friendly workshops.

Featured collaborators include designer-illustrator Beci Orpin, Melbourne Theatre Company, SIGNAL, Hattie Molloy, Climate Emergency Cinema, Westside Circus and Rock Academy.

MPavilion’s January programming responds to the theme Unplugged: Energy Without Electricity.

MPavillion Summer Kids Program 2020
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Circus play in the park with Westside Circus

Kids aged 6–13 years can take part in a series of on-the-go circus activities including tumbling, juggling, diablo, acrobatics, gymnastics and acrobalance.

Date: Tuesday 7–Thursday 9 January 2020
Time: 11am–12.30pm & 1.30pm–3.30pm
Location: Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Price: FREE
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Loose Parts Play 

Kids are invited to make a cubby house, fort or sculpture utilising recycled objects that are often discarded as junk. With the help of friendly and trained staff, little ones can build, create and let the creative juices flow at the Loose Parts Playground.

Date: Friday 10 January 2020
Time: 10am–4pm
Location: Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Price: FREE
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Rock Academy

After a weeklong songwriting holiday workshop, some of Melbourne’s finest teenage musicians will present a range of original and cover songs at MPavilion.

Date: Saturday 11 January 2020
Time: 12pm–5pm
Location: Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Price: FREE
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Gardening Crafts with Sage Garden

Kids are invited to simply drop into these fun gardening workshops and get their hands dirty with a range of green-thumbed activities like planting and flower pressing.

Date: Monday 13–Thursday 16 January 2020
Time: 10am–12pm
Location: Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Price: FREE
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Bug Blitz

This hands-on workshop is all about bringing arts and science together and asking kids to question the ecology around them.

Date and time:
Saturday 18 January 2020, 10am–12pm
Sunday 19 January 2020, 9.30am–11.30am
Location: Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Price: FREE
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Pet Rocks with Beci Orpin

Kids can create their own pet rock to keep and take home using rocks, paint pens and other pieces of nature found in the MPavilion surrounds. All materials are supplied.

Date: Thursday 23 January 2020
Time: 10am–12pm
Location: Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Price: FREE
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Nature Crafts with Beci Orpin

Kids can create nature mobiles and leaf animals using leaves, gum nuts, sticks and other bits of nature found in the surrounding gardens of MPavilion. All materials are supplied.

Date: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Time: 10am–12pm
Location: Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Price: FREE
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MPavilion an initiative of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation. MPavilion 2019 by Australia’s most famous architect Glenn Murcutt is open free to the public at Queen Victoria Gardens until Sunday 22 March 2020.

Kiddiehood

We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria, but we do recommend that parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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