Kwinana Children’s Festival the ultimate day out for under-12s


Scientist Alesha Rochford, Addyson, Quinlyn and Kiara-Lee Smyth and Mayor Carol Adams with Scientist Jason Pearce. Picture: Matt Jelonek www.communitypix.com.au d479587
Scientist Alesha Rochford, Addyson, Quinlyn and Kiara-Lee Smyth and Mayor Carol Adams with Scientist Jason Pearce. Picture: Matt Jelonek www.communitypix.com.au d479587

THE Alcoa Children’s Festival is set to be the ultimate day out for families with young ones under twelve.

Calista Oval will transform into a vibrant children’s paradise filled with interactive science, art, music and environment activities.

Children can make their way through a range of hands-on workshops and stations including Supersonic Science, Old McDonalds Farmyard, Arty Brellas and African Drumming. All activities are free or low-cost.

City of Kwinana Mayor Carol Adams said the City was proud to take the annual children’s event to the next level.

“The City’s popular Children’s Party has been revitalized and expanded into a bigger and better Children’s Festival, now offering a wider variety of activities and entertainment for a broader age range.

“Young children will be kept busy in the under-five’s zone with craft and dance activities, while adventurous children will enjoy rides and go karts.

“Parents and guardians will not be disappointed either, with a massage station and plenty of food trucks and coffee on offer.”

Environmental Histories Project

The work of Kwinana’s youngest artists will also be proudly displayed at the Alcoa Children’s Festival, including artworks produced by grade four students as part of the Environmental Histories project. This project will result in about 200 students participating in talks and workshops by the City of Kwinana in the areas of bushland, coastal and marine, wetlands and waste management. West Australian artist Shana James will then work with the students to create their own Concertina Picture Book based on what they have learned.

WHAT: Alcoa Children’s Festival
WHEN: Saturday, March 17
WHERE: Calista Oval

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