Family Activities

Fun for all the family – February to April 2017

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do-something-coverThe Do Something guide helps you to plan an action packed holiday with your children in Calderdale.

Whether you want to get out on your bike, stream dip for mini beasts, hunt for fossils, or get down to the park for a bear hunt, there’s lots to explore. If you’re batty about bats, curious about museums or mad about football, there’s so much to do, the only problem you’ll have is fitting everything in.

Take a look at the latest edition of ‘Do Something!’ here

 

Sparks! Half Term Fun – Spooky Shibden

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Join us for spooky stories around Shibden Hall and then make a spooky decoration for your own house onThursday 27 October from 11am to 12pm, 1pm to 2pm and 2pm to 3pm.

At Shibden Hall, Lister’s Road, Halifax, HX3 6XG 

Adults: £4.50 / Children 5-16 years, Senior Citizens, Passport to Leisure: £3.50 / Family (2 adults, 2 children): £12.50 / Group of 10 or more: £3.50 per person

To book a place please call 01422 352246

Fun for all the family – October to January 2017

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do something logoThe Do Something guide helps you to plan an action packed holiday with your children in Calderdale.

Whether you want to get out on your bike, stream dip for mini beasts, hunt for fossils, or get down to the park for a bear hunt, there’s lots to explore. If you’re batty about bats, curious about museums or mad about football, there’s so much to do, the only problem you’ll have is fitting everything in.

Take a look at the latest edition of ‘Do Something!’

FREE fun at Eureka for children with visual impairments aged 3 to 11 this Sunday

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EurekaEnjoy 2 hours of FREE family activities and fun at the Eureka Super Sunday Club for children aged 3 to 11 with visual impairments.

Sunday 11 September – 10am to 12noon
At Eureka Children’s Museum, Discovery Road, Halifax, HX1 2NE

All families attending will be given a free annual pass to Eureka! – To book your place call Coral on 01422 330069

The adventures of Walter Lemonface – FREE interactive show

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Walter Lemonface PosterEver wanted to control what happens in a cartoon?

Now you can in this fun-filled experience for the whole family.

Join adventurer, fearless inventor and connoisseur of carrots, Walter Lemonface as he hunts for Rhubarb Ogres, battles ghosts and finds adventure around every corner.

Wednesday 17 August – FREE 20 minute shows
At Halifax Central Library, Northgate, Halifax, HX1 1UN

Sure Start summer activities in Brighouse

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Enjoy a family gathering or penalty shoot out in Lower Valley with Sure Start summer activities for all the family next month.

Family Gathering on Friday 12 August – 10am to 12pm
All things fun One off event for children up to age 8 years at Whinney Hill Community Centre, Whinney Hill Park, Brighouse, HD6 2NQ – Book by contacting the Training Team on 01422 266197

Penalty Shoot Out on Thursday 25 August – 10am to 11.30am
Fun for the entire family at this one off event suitable for children aged 2 to 6 at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre, Bradford Road, Brighouse, HD6 4AF – Book by calling 01484 714768

For other events and news from Sure Start Children’s Centres visit surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

Summer Thursdays at Kershaws Garden Centre

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Kershaws Garden Centre are once again holding the popular children’s craft sessions to entertain the younger members of the community over the coming holiday period.

Join in anytime between 10am and 12noon on the following dates’

  • Thursday 28 July –  Paint a Pot
  • Thursday 4 August – Pirates & Fairies
  • Thursday 11 August – Dinosaurs & Butterflies
  • Thursday 18 August – Scarecrows
  • Thursday 25 August – Ocean Porthole
  • Thursday 1 September – Paint a Pot

There will be a £1 charge for materials and extra for large pots. For information contact Kershaws Garden Centre on 01484 713435

Free Super Sunday & Holiday Clubs at Eureka

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Eureka has places available at its free clubs and they’d love for you to join them! The clubs last two hours starting at 10am and involve a mix of play, craft activities and gallery exploration. Oh, and remember, they’re completely FREE!

Clubs coming up are:

  • Sunday 2 October – Autism Early Years Club
  • Sunday 6 November – For children with autism, aged 7-11
  • Sunday 4 December – For children with Down Syndrome, aged 3-11

Clubs are run by trained, dedicated Enablers. The whole family is welcome and clubs are not only great fun, but also an opportunity to meet other families, chat and share experiences.

Places must be booked in advance and clubs are often fully booked, so if you’d like to go along please call on 01422 330069 as soon as possible.

Do Something! Summer activities for all the family

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Do SOmething Summer 2016 CoverThe Do Something guide helps you to plan an action packed holiday with your children in Calderdale.

Whether you want to get out on your bike, stream dip for minibeasts, hunt for fossils or get down to the park for a bear hunt there’s lots to explore.

Find an activity in the latest edition…

If you’re batty about bats, curious about museums or mad about football, there’s so much to do the only problem you’ll have is fitting everything in.

Fun activities this Half Term with Calderdale Do Something

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do something logoThe Do Something guide helps you to plan an action packed holiday with the children in Calderdale.

Take a look inside and Do Something

Whether you want to get out on your bike, stream dip for minibeasts, hunt for fossils or get down to the park for a bear hunt there’s lots to explore.

If you’re batty about bats, curious about museums or mad about football, there’s so much to do the only problem you’ll have is fitting everything in.