Jam-packed January school holiday program

Published on 08 January 2021


Central Goldfields Youth, Central Goldfields Art Gallery and the Maryborough Regional Library have put together a jam-packed program of a range of fun, free activities to keep our youngest residents entertained during the January school holidays.

Central Goldfields Shire Cr Wayne Sproull encouraged children and teenagers across the Shire to sign up for one, or more, of the free events organised.

“Our summer school holiday program has heaps of fun and free activities and there is sure to be something for everyone. We have dance parties, photography and film sessions, how to make your own lava lamp plus heaps of great virtual activities on offer,” he said.

Central Goldfields Youth

Face to Face Activities:

Chill Out Space at Maryborough!

Monday 11 January, 11am to 3pm

Maryborough Town Hall


Makers Session: D.I.Y Lava Lamps! 

Thursday 14 January, 11am to 1pm

Market Reserve, Carisbrook


Learn Filmmaking!

Monday 18 January, 11am to 3pm

Talbot Town Hall


Chill Out Space at Dunolly!

Thursday 21 January, 11am to 3pm

Gordon Gardens, Dunolly


To register for the above events, visit www.centralgoldfields.vic.gov.au/schoolholidayprogram


Virtual Activities:

  • Melbourne Day: Join our youth team for a tour of Melbourne’s coolest sights including the Zoo, NGV and The MCG!
  • Makers Session: Make your own banana bread!
  • Upskill Session: 5 tips for a great resume!
  • Upskills Session: 5 tips for taking great photos!

    For more information, contact Council’s youth team via youth@cgoldshire.vic.gov.au or 0418 536 517

    Central Goldfields Art Gallery with National Gallery of Victoria, NGV Kids on Tour

    Little Warriors Yoga

    Wednesday 20 January

    10.30 to 11.30am 


    Dance party!

    Wednesday 20 January

    2.30 to 3.30pm




    Bookings are essential. Email cgsc.art@cgoldshire.vic.gov.au or call 0438 367 094.

    Maryborough Regional Library

    The Maryborough Regional Library is hosting weekly Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics (STEAM) sessions throughout January. Sessions are recommended for children aged between eight and 14 years and are free to attend.

    Sessions are:

  • Wednesday 13 January, 2.30 to 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 19 January, 2.30 to 3.30pm
  • Monday 25 January 2.30 to 3.30pm

Bookings are limited. Contact the Maryborough Regional Library on 5461 9111.

For more information on the events listed above visit www.centralgoldfields.vic.gov.au/schoolholidayprogram