Local Sunshine Coast school holiday activities

Plant a tree at the Doonan Tree Planting Festival 

Help plant 1000 food trees for grey-headed flying foxes, koalas and glossy black cockatoos. 

The plants have been provided by Healthy Land and Water with grant funding from the Australian Government’s investment in bushfire recovery for wildlife and their habitats. 

WHEN: Sunday, June 26, 8–11am 

LOCATION: Doonan Creek Environment Reserve, Verrierdale 

SUITABILITY: for all ages 

BOOK: https://doonanplantingfestival.eventbrite.com.au

Pack a picnic and join the Story Seat Adventure 

Make your way to Muller Park Bli Bli and join the Story Seat adventure. There will be games, story time and lots of fun. Be sure to pack a blanket, morning tea and a hat. 

When: Wednesday, June 29, 9.30-11am 

Where: Muller Park, David Low Way, Bli Bli 

This activity is FREE and suitable for children up to five years old 

DETAILS: https://library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Whats-On/For-Kids/Story-Seat-Events

Dog Safety Week 

Come and meet Sunny the mascot and enjoy an interactive reading of the children’s book, When Sammy Met Sunny.  

This activity is FREE and suitable for children all ages. Registration is essential. 

When: From Tuesday, June 28 to Friday July 1, 9.30–10am 

Where: Various Sunshine Coast Libraries 

BOOK https://library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Whats-On/For-Kids

Build it up with your imagination 

These holidays enjoy the free ‘Drop-in Build’ sessions at your local library and construct cool and colourful designs with Magnetic tiles, Crystal Climbers and Lego bricks. 

This activity is FREE and suitable for children six to 12 years. No registration required. 

When: From Tuesday, June 28, to Friday July 8, 9.30 -11.30am 

Where: Various Sunshine Coast Libraries 

DETAILS: https://library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Whats-On/For-Kids

Celebrate the new Northern Parkland at the Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival 

Be some of the first to experience Mooloolaba’s exciting new Northern Parkland. To celebrate the opening, you are invited to the vibrant and free family-friendly event – Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival – inspired by all things in, on and under the sea. Discover all the latest parkland additions including an epic adventure playground, oceanfront picnic and barbecue areas and stunning viewing decks.  

When: Saturday 2 July, from 10am–9pm 

Where: Mooloolaba Esplanade, from the new Northern Parkland to Main Beach 

DETAILS: sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/mfr

Try a new trail on Adventure Sunshine Coast 

Adventure Sunshine Coast has more than 200 free adventures covering walking, cycling, paddling and riding trails right across the region! Find your next adventure at adventure.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au  

Try the ClimateWatch Trail at the Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary 

Become a citizen scientist at the Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary and contribute to understanding how climate change is affecting our environment.  

Visit the ClimateWatch website for details. Don’t forget mosquito repellent! 

DETAILS: https://www.climatewatch.org.au/trails/queensland/sunshine-coast-maroochy-wetlands-qld

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