Spring into school holidays 2023!

Published on 08 September 2023


Our Library, Youth and Gallery teams are blasting away the winter blues with a blooming program of events for the September school holidays.      


Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward

An astounding virtual reality artwork on tour from the National Gallery of Australia, which is an experience in five parts which transport the viewer into an imaginary landscape of colour and pattern populated by human clones, moving walkways and gateways to new realms. 

Huge fun for kids, grown ups and seniors alike! There are five different tours at a series of stations around the Gallery and they're all completely different. (Best suited for kids over 12 but you can ask for help from staff!)

WHEN: Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm
WHERE: Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Old Fire Station, 1 Neill Street, Maryborough, Victoria, 3465. Phone 03 5461 6600
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Hands on learning about skill of perspective, making your drawings look like an actual place you can visit.

• The workshop starts with a Virtual Reality experience in our current exhibition
• Local artist / educator Jennifer Latch then guides you through perspective, vanishing point so you create your own fantasy world to take home

WHO: ages 8 to 13 years
WHEN: 10am to 11am, Thursday 28 September 2023
COST: $5 per child (parent or guardian required to attend & welcome to join in!)
Bookings essential. Please phone 5461 6600 or email cgsc.art@cgoldshire.vic.gov.au



web.pirate-image-canva-23.hols.spring.png International Talk Like a Pirate Day – families can join staff and dress up at pirate themed craft sessions   

WHERE : Dunolly Library 10am-12pm, Maryborough Library 2:30pm-4pm
WHEN : Tuesday 19th September 2023
COST : Free. No bookings required. All ages.



WEB.MrSnotbottom.RECOMMENDED_photobyJamesPenlidis.jpg Mr Snotbottom 

"A deeeesgustingkids comedian brimming with all the oooey, gooey, yucky, slimy topics kids love: boogers, bottoms, pop-offs and smells!" 

WHERE : Maryborough Library 10.30am-11.20am, Dunolly Library 2pm-2.50pm
WHEN : Thursday 28th September 2023
COST : Free. Booking required. Best suited 5-12yrs.

Dunolly Phone 03 5461 0679 : Maryborough Phone 03 5461 9111



Skate and Scooter Park Fun 

Take advantage of the new facilities at the Adventure Playground in Princes Park, Maryborough.


Friday 22 September – Bush Scavenger Hunt, hosted by Landcare

10am – 3pm, pick up at Council Shire Offices, visiting locations in Talbot, Maryborough and Carisbrook

A road trip day with Landcare, exploring the plants and animals of local bushland including learning to identify endangered native species. Participants will get to complete a bingo card of local plants and animals to win a prize. Lunch also provided.

To register click here

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Monday 25 September - Snapshot 3.0 exhibition and launch

Launch event running 5 – 7pm Monday 25th September, refreshments provided.

To register click here.

Exhibition will be open for viewing 10am – 6pm from the 25 to 28 September in the Maryborough Regional Library Atrium. 


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Tuesday 26 September - Skate and Scooter Park Fun 

2 to 4pm

Maryborough Skate and Scooter Park 

All welcome! 

Thursday 28 September – Upcycling Workshop

Engage Youth Space (Nolan St Gymnasium) 22 Nolan St Maryborough

Learn how to make pre-loved furniture like new to upgrade any space on a budget!

To register click here.

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Sunday 1 October - Move Time: Haunted Mansion 


Maryborough Paramount Theatre 

To register visit: https://www.trybooking.com/CLRLE 


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