Things to do with kids these school holidays

Grug on stage at The Joan.

Make this school break great with plenty of fun-filled adventures in Penrith.

With School Holidays just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about activities for kids and things to do to keep them occupied, entertained and most importantly happy! We’ve come up with some ideas to suit kids of all ages and they are guaranteed to please. Here's a few suggestions, but you can find all the school holiday fun listed here.

Webers Circus - 26 September to 13 October, various times

The big top is set up on Charles Hackett Drive at St Marys! Webers Circus will take you and your family on a wild west adventure with death defying acrobats, funny clowns, trick dogs, miniature ponies, Russian swing and more throughout the holidays. 

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Highlights of Weber\'s Wild West Show 

Harry Potter-ing School Holiday Fun Cruises –  3 October, 10.30am & 1.30pm

Potter along the beautiful Nepean River on board the Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler for this super magical and mysterious School Holiday Fun Cruise. Dress up as your favourite Harry Potter character and enjoy two hours of fun and games while the grown-ups enjoy the view. Bookings essential.

Oliver! - 5, 6, 10, 11, 12 & 13 October, various times

Penrith Musical Comedy Company will be presenting the classic 'Oliver' at The Joan this school holidays -The Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens’ novel. The streets of Victorian England come to life as Penrith Musical Comedy Company brings this well-loved show to the stage of The Q Theatre. It will feature iconic songs such as Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, Where Is Love, Oom Pa Pa, As Long As He Needs Me, and more.

Kids Pizza Making - 10 October, 11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 1:15pm, 2pm and 2:45pm

Make your own pizza this school holidays at St Marys Leagues Club! Multiple sessions of  jammed-packed fun, from 11am-2:45pm and its just $14. Bring out the chef in your kids as they learn to make their own wood-fired pizza at the Ironbark Terrace Pizzeria. On other days throughout the holidays at Saints there's also Kids Bingo, Circus Show and Workshop and a Kids Crazy Science Show 

School Holiday Shows at The Library - 2 October 10am & 9 October 10:30am

The library will host family shows 'Tony's Magic Show' and 'Wake Up and Read'. Make sure you book early as these shows sell out fast. They will also have workshops throughout the school holidays.

But wait, there's more! 

Check out all the School Holiday events and activities happening across Penrith.  

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