School Holiday Guide

There are plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained in the Fraser Coast over the holidays. Enjoy some of these fantastic events and workshops, and don't forget to get out and explore our great region.

Select the events you'd like more information on or "Print to PDF" to download a copy of all the events.

Queensland Winter School Holidays
30 June 2018 to 15 July 2018

School Holidays

Books of Marvellous Birds with Kathleen Jennings

Sat 22 Sep - 9:00AM

Gatakers Artspace

Create your own accordion-fold book of marvellous birds in this family-friendly workshop. More Info »

Microbats Talk

Sat 22 Sep - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Bring the kids! Lots to see and do! More Info »

Narrative Art Masterclass with Kathleen Jennings

Sat 22 Sep - 1:00PM

Gatakers Artspace

An opportunity to splice stories and enliven illustrations with a multi-award winning illustrator. More Info »

Books of Marvellous Birds with Kathleen Jennings

Sun 23 Sep - 9:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre

Create your own accordion-fold book of marvellous birds in this family-friendly workshop. A great introduction to illustration for children and adults. More Info »

Maryborough Open Garden 2018

Sun 23 Sep - 9:00AM

Be inspired as you explore the private gardens of some of Maryborough and surrounds most avid green thumbs. More Info »

Narrative Art Masterclass with Kathleen Jennings

Sun 23 Sep - 1:00PM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre

An opportunity to splice stories and enliven illustrations with a multi-award winning illustrator. More Info »

Tote Bag Making with Nancy Brown

Mon 24 Sep - 9:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre

Design and create your own tote bags during this workshop for all ages. More Info »

Upcycle Your Clothing with Nancy Brown

Tue 25 Sep - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre

Bring along some clothing to alter or choose from some pre loved clothing and prepare to personalise and upcycle. More Info »

School Holiday Workshop - Tie Dye

Tue 25 Sep - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Create your own funky calico bag or BYO shirt. More Info »

Flower Crown Making with Hey Posy

Wed 26 Sep - 2:00PM

Gatakers Artspace

Make a statement with your very own handmade flower crown for Spring. More Info »

School Holiday Workshop - Community Banner Making

Thu 27 Sep - 9:00AM

Gatakers Artspace

At this workshop stencils and hand painting will be explored to create banners that celebrate the Fraser Coast. More Info »

Screen Printing Basics with Nancy Brown

Fri 28 Sep - 9:00AM

Gatakers Artspace

You will learn how to screen print onto material, t-shirts, bags and other items with your own designs. More Info »

Wildlife Sanctuary Visit

Sat 29 Sep - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Visit the Discovery Sphere and see the folks from the Wildlife Sanctuary with their dingoes and reptiles. More Info »

Art Enrichment Event

Sat 29 Sep - 1:00PM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

More Info »

School Holiday Workshop - Candle making

Tue 2 Oct - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

With a range of colours to choose from you can create your very own candles using bees wax. More Info »

School Holiday Workshop - Clay Sculpture

Thu 4 Oct - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Experience new pottery techniques to create a sculptural masterpiece! More Info »

Encaustic Painting Workshop with Helen Evans

Sat 6 Oct - 9:00AM

Gatakers Artspace

Learn the mysterious world of encaustic art using hot wax and fusing in this 2 day workshop. More Info »

Wildlife Sanctuary Visit

Sat 6 Oct - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Visit the Discovery Sphere and see the folks from the Wildlife Sanctuary with their dingoes and reptiles. More Info »

Encaustic Painting Workshop with Helen Evans

Sun 7 Oct - 9:00AM

Gatakers Artspace

Learn the mysterious world of encaustic art using hot wax and fusing in this 2 day workshop. More Info »

Microbats Talk

Sat 20 Oct - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Bring the kids! Lots to see and do! More Info »

Wildlife Sanctuary Visit

Sat 3 Nov - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Visit the Discovery Sphere and see the folks from the Wildlife Sanctuary with their dingoes and reptiles. More Info »

Microbats Talk

Sat 17 Nov - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Bring the kids! Lots to see and do! More Info »

Wildlife Sanctuary Visit

Sat 1 Dec - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Visit the Discovery Sphere and see the folks from the Wildlife Sanctuary with their dingoes and reptiles. More Info »

School Holiday Workshop

Thu 13 Dec - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

School holiday workshop More Info »

Microbats Talk

Sat 15 Dec - 10:00AM

Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Bring the kids! Lots to see and do! More Info »


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Bookings

For activities that require bookings, please call the applicable phone number below.

Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre
5 Walker Street, Maryborough
Bookings can be made online, or call 4122 6060

Hervey Bay Regional Gallery 
(Fraser Coast Cultural Centre) 
166 Old Maryborough Rd, Hervey Bay 
Call 4197 4206 

Gatakers Artspace
311 Kent Street, Maryborough
Call 4190 5723

Burrum Heads Library
Burrum Heads Rd
Call 4129 5237

Hervey Bay Library
161 Old Maryborough Rd
Call 4197 4220

Howard Library
Steley St.
Call 4129 4144

Maryborough Library
127 Bazaar St.
Call 4190 5788 

Maryborough Toy & Special Needs Library
239 Lennox St. 
Call 4190 5893

Tiaro Library
Forgan Terrace
Call 4129 2453