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Hot activities during winter school holidays

Wodonga Council has a host of events for children over the winter school holidays that are sure to be great boredom busters! Check out this list below for some ideas.

A crime had been committed in the Wodonga Library!

We’re on the case this school holidays to unlock a range of new investigative skills. Learn about forensic science as you work together to piece together the evidence.

Each workshop will involve building on investigative skills such as learning how to identify, collect, interpret and analyse different kinds of clues and evidence. Apply scientific principles to a real world scenario and learn about fingerprinting, DNA and more.

When: Tuesday, July 3 from 10.30am to 11.30am for ages 6 to 9. Another workshop will be held from 1pm to 2pm for ages 10 to 13. Bookings and enquiries: wodongalibrary.com.au. Cost: Free.

Drop a line, a fishing line at the Felltimber Community Centre lake

Come and join in the fun at the Saturday, July 7 Fish-A-Thon.

The free event from 10am to 1pm is open to all ages.

A free barbecue lunch and drinks will be provided along with workshops to teach you how to fish.

BYO fishing gear if possible, there will be some available to borrow on the day. Fishing licenses not required. Funded by Fisheries Victoria.

A comedic take on creation

A show for older children.

Former teenage Christian and theatrical clown weirdo, Kyle Walmsley, uses the biblical creation story as an allegory for understanding the confusing and troubling times we live in.

In His Image is a twisted, darkly comedic look at Chapter 1 of history’s best selling book, and it’s coming to The Cube Wodonga from July 12 to 14.

This show is recommended for ages 16 and over.

In this irreverent, absurd and largely inappropriate show, Kyle takes you down the live theatre version of a YouTube rabbit hole.

Winner of the 2017 Darwin Fringe Festival Award for Best Theatre, Kyle Walmsley is a performer and teacher of clown and theatre.

Whether you’re a fan of Jesus or Kyle, you’re going to have lots to think about after seeing this show.

For further information please contact the box office on (02) 6022 9311 or visit thecubewodonga.com.au

Stunts galore as 3 Speed Crunchbox reboots!

The world-touring, crazy stunt people from Dislocate are back at The Cube Wodonga on Tuesday, July 3 with their brand new show, 3 Speed Crunch Box Rebooted.

In this hilarious story of a family of outlandish stunt people, expect impressive aerobatics, spectacular circus tricks and - you won’t believe it - even more stupid characters in this absurd, side-splitting slapstick comedy.

Don’t miss this 2017 circus festival feature show!

There are two performances - 1.30pm and 5.30pm. Duration: 45 mins (No interval).

Cost: $20, Members $15, Family of four $70, Member family of four $50. Tickets by phone on (02) 6022 9331, in person at the box office (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm) or visit thecubewodonga.com.au

Salami, olives, pepperoni and extra cheese, please!

There’s nothing quite like making your own pizza.Grab your Dad for this event and head to the Baranduda Community Centre for Pizza making with Dad session on Friday, July 13 from 6pm to 9pm. Bookings essential, phone (02) 6020 8643. Cost is $15.

Become a fashion stylist for a day

Tired of that old T-shirt or faded jeans? Give your old clothing a new look with a range of decorations in the Felltimber Community Centre school holiday activity - Creative Clothing. The activity will take place on Monday, July 2 from 1pm to 2.30pm. Cost is $10 per child. For children aged over eight.

Explore and learn about our rich history

Get the kids out of the house these winter school holidays and join a guided tour or take a self-guided tour of the Bonegilla Migrant Experience. This is your opportunity to explore and appreciate Wodonga's National Heritage Listed site.

The Winter School Holidays National Heritage Site Tours will be held from Saturday, June 30 to Sunday, July 22, 2pm daily.

Guided tour cost: Adults $11, children $9, family of four $25. Self-guided tours: Free.

NAIDOC Week celebration

Come along for a free dance performance and morning tea to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements on Thursday, July 12 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. All ages welcome (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult).