The Ultimate Guide to the School Holidays in Mandurah

The Mandurah Community Museum

The Mandurah Community Museum is offering 'Movie Magic' with scientist Richard Rennie as well as fishing clinics. The cost for 'Movie Magic' is $5 and there are a range of session times available (see poster below). Movie Magic explores the invention of the movies!

Fishing is also $5. There is a limit of 30 children for each session so make sure you get in early! You can either call the museum on 9550 3682 or email them at museum@mandurah.wa.gov.au.


Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

The Mandurah Performing Arts Centre has a range of activities on for the Splash Festival. Below is the full festival holiday program as well as some of the activities outlined in more detail.


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A-B-C Splash! Arty Brellas

ACT-BELONG-COMMIT, GET IN THE SWIM PUBLIC PROGRAM PRESENTS

The Ultimate Art Experience with Tricia Stedman.

All our fun workshops will foster focus, confidence and creativity and what’s more, everyone will love them!

Come and enjoy a wonderfully creative umbrella painting session and with a kaleidoscope of Tricia’s beautiful colours, create your own magic on Arty Brellas paper umbrella, that is yours to keep. Shhh! Originally designed for kids but the secret is out, adults love it too!

All materials included for all ages.

Please note that tickets can only be bought from the Box Office either by visiting or calling 9550 3900.

Tickets will be available online from 21st September. Session times are at 10.30am and 1pm on the 1st October. Tickets are $20 and the event is held in the Foyer of MPAC.

A-B-C Splash! Creative Costumes and Caricatures

ACT-BELONG-COMMIT, GET IN THE SWIM PUBLIC PROGRAM PRESENTS

The Ultimate Art Experience with Tricia Stedman.

All our fun workshops will foster focus, confidence and creativity and what’s more, everyone will love them! Spend a wonderful day with Tricia and her team, dressing up in crazy costumes, taking photos, and using POSCAS and paint create a wonderful caricature and create your own fabulous gold frame, ready to take home.

$30 includes all materials

(Bring your fave dress-ups too, if you wish) Please bring a light lunch with you.

Recommended 7+

Please note that tickets can only be bought from the Box Office either by visiting or calling 9550 3900.

Tickets will be available online from 21st September. Tickets cost $30 and the event is on the 29th September at 10.30am.

Splash! Cartoon-a-rama Workshop

Join award-winning illustrator James Foley for a cartooning class. Learn the basics of cartooning in 60 minutes: how to draw expressive faces and believable bodies, and how to create kooky characters. A must for budding cartoonists.

Recommended age 8-12 yrs

Please note that tickets can only be bought from the Box Office either by visiting or calling 9550 3900.

Tickets will be available online from 21st September. This event is in the Foyer of MPAC on the 7th October at 10am. Tickets cost $15.

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You are invited to a Pyjama Party

Come dressed in your best pyjamas and join us for a funfilled bedtime story session featuring books written by Western Australian authors. 4-5pm Supper, entry into prize draws, book sales, displays. 5-6pm Bedtime story session.

Free family event for all ages. This celebration of reading and writing is presented by writingWA and the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre in partnership with Mandurah Libraries.

FREE EVENT. Book your place at the Pyjama Party by calling the box office 9550 3900. The event is on Wednesday 7th October from 4pm in the Foyer of the Mandurah Peforming Arts Centre.

A-B-C Splash! Creative T-Shirt Printing

ACT-BELONG-COMMIT, GET IN THE SWIM PUBLIC PROGRAM PRESENTS

The Ultimate Art Experience with Tricia Stedman.

All our fun workshops will foster focus, confidence and creativity and what’s more, everyone will love them!

Get your creative groove on – learn some screen printing basics and design your own artwork to print onto a t-shirt. Don’t worry if you don’t think you have any artistic talent – even super-simple geometric shapes look really effective. Anyone can do it – you’ll surprise yourself!

$30 includes all materials

Please bring a light lunch with you.

Recommended 7+

Please note that tickets can only be bought from the Box Office either by visiting or calling 9550 3900.

Tickets will be available online from 21st September. The event is on Wednesday 30th September at 10.30am.

Splash! Zombie Animal Zoo Illustration Workshop

James Foley’s new book ‘My Dead Bunny’ is about a pet rabbit that turns into a zombie. In this interactive workshop you’ll find out how the book was made, then get to create your own zombie animal on paper, before bringing your character to life using modelling clay.

Recommended for 13-18yrs although younger talented children will be considered!

Please note that tickets can only be bought from the Box Office either by visiting or calling 9550 3900.

Tickets will be available online from 21st September. The event is at 1pm on Wednesday 7th October in the Foyer at MPAC. Tickets are $20.


Mandurah Libraries and Recreation Centres

As of going to print the library and recreation centres had not yet finalised their holiday programs. But stay tuned they will be coming soon!

If you would like see what is on at the Falcon or Mandurah Library and the Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre as well as the Halls Head Recreation Centre head to this website.