Holiday Activities at Penrith City Library

School holidays are just around the corner and if you haven’t planned anything for the kids yet don’t worry, set your orbit around the library with great holiday workshops, activities and entertainment for 3-16 year olds.

Tickets will be available on Monday 2 September 2019 online at the Penrith City Library Eventbrite website. Bookings are essential.

Family Shows

TONY’S MAGIC SHOW with Tony Finch

“Voted No.1 Most Popular Kids Entertainer in Australia 2018”*, Tony the magician will captivate and amaze kids of all ages with his hilarious magic show with one side-splitting laugh after another! See the workshops list to book a place in Tony’s magic and balloon workshop after the show. 
WHO:      For the whole family
WHEN:    Wednesday 2 October, 10am-11am
TICKETS: $7 per person (children under 2 free) Buy tickets for Tony's Magic Show on EventBrite
* Awarded by ActiveActivities for entertainers that have the highest levels of visits, engagement and positive reviews from their website users, by location for each calendar year.

WAKE UP AND READ with Frank Ozo

This funny comedy show combines music, drama, mime, puppetry, magic and circus all linked with short charming tales. Every tale is a piece in a story puzzle about how Frank the comedian became an avid reader, how reading is cool and can change your life. Frank’s tales are full of real world fun, laughter, colour and fantastic tricks.
WHO:      For the whole family
WHEN:    Wednesday 9 October, 10.30-11.30am
TICKETS: $7 per person (children under 2 free) Buy tickets for Wake up and Read on EventBrite

Young People

HENNA WORKSHOP with Ranjeeta Saini

Have fun with henna in a hands-on workshop. Create your own designs, get tips on handling a henna cone and learn the secrets to make your own henna paste at home. Practice a range of motifs then decorate yourself in your own henna style.
          10-16 year olds
      Wednesday 9 October, 2-4pm
   $18 per student Buy tickets for the Henna Workshop on EventBrite


ZANY SCULPTURE with Na’ama Atzmon-Simon

Use wire, clay, paint and colourful materials to create a 3D clay and wire sculpture that can hold your favourite photos and postcards. Use wire-bending, construction and decoration techniques to make your zany sculpture unique.
WHO:         7-12 year olds
WHEN:      Tuesday 1 October, 10.30am-12.30pm
TICKETS:  $18 per child Buy tickets for Zany Scupture on EventBrite


Join the magician Tony for a great hour of fun entertainment with a hands-on balloon and magic workshop. Tony teaches you amazing magic tricks and shows you what you need to perform them at home. Learn how to twist balloons and take home your balloon creations too. Tony describes this event as “engaging, a lot of fun, hands-on and very magical.”
WHO:        7-12 year olds
WHEN:       Wednesday 2 October, 11.15am-12.15pm
TICKETS:  $15 per child Buy tickets for Magic Tricks & Balloon Twisting on EventBrite


Each child decorates their own professional and durable hula hoop to take home. Children enjoy 60 minutes of crafting time using a variety of art supplies and 30 minutes for a hoop dance party and games to learn how to use your new hoop.
WHO:       7-12 year olds
WHEN:     Thursday 3 October, 10.30am-12pm
TICKETS: $20 per child  Buy tickets for Wild Hula Hoop Craftshop on EventBrite

WEARABLE ART! DESIGN A CAP with Donna Gilbertson  

Design and decorate your own personalised cap for summer! Create a painting, slogan or an abstract picture then use high quality, non-toxic fabric paints to create your own unique piece of wearable art to take home. Loads of colours, loads of fun!
WHO:       7-12 year olds
WHEN:     Thursday 10 October, 10.30am-12.30pm
TICKETS: $20 per child Buy tickets for Wearable Art! Design a cap on EventBrite

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