Easter egg hunt

Forage through Thomastown library collecting clues at the annual Easter egg hunt on Thursday, April 13, 1-2pm. Ages three and more. At 52 Main Street, Thomastown.

■ 9464 1864


Children’s garden

Dig, plant and water at Whittlesea library’s children’s garden on Friday, April 7, 2-3pm. Learn where vegetables come from and help make a worm farm. At 57 Laurel Street, Whittlesea.

■ 9716 3028


Youth week

Are you 12-24 years old? Lalor library is opening its doors just for you, 5-7pm on Friday, April 7, as part of Youth Week. You will have access to DJ equipment, the library computers and a green screen, for loads of fun. At 2A May Road, Lalor.

■ 9465 2353


Explore space

Explore the mysteries of space and the planets under the dome of a planetarium at Craigieburn library, 75 Central Park Avenue, on Wednesday, April 5. There will be sessions at 2-3pm and 3.30-4.30pm. Spaces are limited, so book early.

■ 9356 6980


Make music

Visit The Age Library, 1093 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows, on Wednesday, April 5, to learn how to make musical instruments from recyclable products around the home. It’s on from 2-3pm.

■ 9356 6900


Lalor Parkrun

Help celebrate Lalor Parkrun’s first birthday on Saturday, April 15, at Whittlesea Public Gardens, Barry Road, Lalor. The event starts at 7.50am with a five-kilometre walk or run around the park, beginning at the picnic shelter. Registrations essential.



Working bee

Join the Friends of the Alister Clark Memorial Rose Garden at Green Street, Bulla, on Friday, April 7, 9am-1pm for a working bee. Please bring boots and gloves.

■ 9205 2306


Kids’ art in the park

Bring the kids for an afternoon of free art activities in the surrounds of the beautiful Hawkstowe picnic area on Sunday, April 9, from 10am until 2pm. Let the kids get creative with painting, print-making, pottery and craft, while you sit back and enjoy something from the barbecue or a Devonshire tea from the Mill Park Garden Club. At Plenty Gorge Park, Gordons Road, South Morang.

■ 9217 2174