Goldfields Libraries hosts a wide range of free children’s activities during the school term throughout the year, as well as special activities in the school holidays.
Bendigo Library 5449 2700
259 Hargreaves Street
Kangaroo Flat Library 5447 8344
267 High Street
Read-aloud stories, songs, finger plays, action rhymes and a craft activity to suit children aged 3-5 years and their parents/caregivers.
Bendigo 10:30am Wednesday & Friday.
Eaglehawk 10:30am Tuesday
Kangaroo Flat 10:30am Friday
Simple stories, finger plays, songs and rhymes for 0 to 2 year olds. Have fun and learn together from your positive role modelling of interest and participation.
Bendigo 10:30am Tuesday & Thursday
Kangaroo Flat 10:30am Tuesday & Wednesday
Hey Dee Ho Music
Music programs for babes in arms up to 4–5 year olds and their parents/carers. Weekly classes are available during school terms. More info
233 Woodward Road, Golden Square
Mondays at 9.30 (Babies class) 10.15 (Tinies class)
Holy Trinity Church, 14 Keck Street
Thursdays at 9.30am (Family class), 10.15 (Tinies class), 11am (Mixed class)
Contact Tina 1300 139 631 or reserve your place
A fun music group for parents or primary care givers to enjoy together with their young child. Throughout the morning, children develop gross and fine motor skills, language, imagination, mathematical and pre-reading skills as well as socialise with others. Each mainly music is associated with and is run by volunteers from a local church. Children are introduced to music, creativity and more.
There are a number of Mainly Music classes in Bendigo:
Bendigo 5448 4774
Salvation Army Hall, Mundy Street
Two sessions run by the lovely Rebecca & Leah. There is a waiting list; best to ring first.
Junortoun 5449 3003
Bendigo Baptist Church, 757 McIvor Highway
Program sessions are often full, so please contact Lizzie before you visit.
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday sessions
Nappa Dakka at Rock Pride Music 0437 462 398
45 Mundy Street (behind the YMCA)
A fun music program for pre schoolers that’s not boring as Skip uses elements of rock’n’roll and music theory, but in a super fun way. Parents can join in and have input on what you want to see happen.
Monday, 10am and 11am
Friday, 9am and 10am
Run by Skip, Rock Pride Music (RPM) is a place for anyone who wants to enjoy music without the hassle of theory. Vocal coaching for older children and adults.
Updated 23 February 2017