School holidays treats at Sunshine Coast Venu
  • Friday 11 September 2015
Stories from the Sky will delight audiences of all ages

The search for fun things your kids can do these school holidays is over.

Sunshine Coast Council’s major venues have made it easy to keep your kids entertained, and all at affordable prices.

There’s always an exciting film screening at the Arthouse Cinema Nambour during the school holidays, and this time   your kids can kick back, relax and enjoy their favourite yellow friends, the Minions.

With big voices such as Sandra Bullock and Steve Carrell, it will be absolutely impossible for them not to laugh in this energetic and fun film.

Minions will be screening at the Arthouse Cinema on September 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 10.30am.

Lake Kawana Community Centre is welcoming back the fabulous Flipside Circus artists with their all new show and spectacular school holiday treat, Stories from the Sky.

Enjoy a whimsical tale of memory, dreams and friendship with breathtaking aerials and extraordinary juggling.

Stories from the Sky will delight audiences of all ages with a performance in which the imaginary becomes reality, flying is perfectly possible and dreams really do come true.

There are a variety of performance times to suit. Shows will be held on Wednesday, September 23 at 10am, Thursday, September 24 at 10am and 1pm and Friday, September 25 at 1pm.

If your child loves to read, then make sure they go along to the Lifeline Bookfest at Lake Kawana Community Centre from 8.30am to 4pm on Thursday, September 17 to Sunday, September 20.

It’s the perfect place where they can indulge in their passion with more than 10,000 books for sale.

The event will also have a large range of CDs, vinyl, games and puzzles to keep you occupied. All proceeds will go to the ever important services that Lifeline provides. Entry is free.

Alternatively, if your child loves the outdoors, why not check out the X-Blades Touch Football Australia National Youth Championships at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Teams from all over Australia will battle it out on the field, as well as provide an opportunity for future Australian representation. The championships run from Wednesday, September 16 through to Sunday, September 20 and entry is free.

Early bookings are encouraged to avoid disappointment by visiting Council’s performance venues website or by contacting Nambour Civic Centre on 5475 7777, Lake Kawana Community Centre on 5413 1400 or Sunshine Coast Stadium on 5437 7666.

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