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Summer Holiday 2015 Activities – Week 5 August 14, 2015

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Hope everyone is enjoying the holiday so far, and if you’re not, we are now passed the half way mark so downhill all the way now!! Here’s some more fantastic activities for next week for you:

Monday 17th – Friday 21st August

Bring along your teddy friends to Standalone Farm this week as It’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic week. Help give teddies some TLC in their teddy bear hospital and help Hartley Bear who has lost his way to the teddy bear’s picnic in Imagica Theatre’s interactive show. All activities included in the usual admission fee and run alongside the other farm activities.

11.15am: Daily 45 minute art and craft activity at the Secret Garden, Hitchin. £12 for one adult and one child which includes craft activity, play and lunch for both of you. Extra siblings at £3 each. £7.50 if no adult meal required. Suitable for 2yrs plus and older siblings welcome, different themed class each day.

2pm: Free daily film and popcorn at The Secret Garden.

Monday 17th August

9.15-10.15 or 10.30-11.30am: Two more open gym sessions at Marriotts Gymnastics in Stevenage for kids walking to 5 years.

10am-12pm: Just Babies at Chestnut Tree children’s centre. A fun morning for under 1s, no older siblings please.

11am-12pm or 1-2.30pm: Gymnastics at Hitchin Boys School for ages 3-10yrs. Courses must be pre-booked and paid for in advance. To book a place, please call Ally on 07745 569184 or email.

Tuesday 18th – Thursday 20th August

Dot to Dot in The Wynd, Letchworth will be running two workshops on each of these three days; one at 10.30am and one at 1pm. This week’s theme is 3D and Tuesday’s session will be wire jewellery (for ages 8 and above), Wednesday paper and cardboard and Thursday found materials. The sessions are designed for aged 5 and over (with the exception of Tuesday’s wire jeewellery session) but if you have budding mini artists then please contact Dot to Dot and They will be able to give you more info re age suitability. Sessions are £5 each, £8 for two and £12 for three. To book a place please email Frances.

Tuesday 18th August

10-111.30am: Summer Fun with the children’s centres at the Grange Scout Hut. Aimed at under 5s, older siblings welcome.

11am: Paddington is the Kids Club movie at Broadway Cinema today. Tickets only £1 each

2.30om: Another Lego Duplo creative play session at the Secret Garden, Hitchin. Free session included in the usual entrance fee. 

Wednesday 19th August

9.15-10.15 or 10.30-11.30am: Two more open gym sessions at Marriotts Gymnastics in Stevenage for kids walking to 5 years.

10am-4pm: Fairy and Dinosaur craft at Frosts garden centre in Willington. Kids can colour in either a fairy or dinosaur mask and then make fairy wings or dinosaur magnets. Craft sessions are £5.99 per child and include a drink and chocolate treat! Don’t forget that the free giant sandpit is also there. To book on to the craft session, visit the website.

11am: Summer Singalong for 0-2 years at the Secret Garden, Hitchin filled with fun songs, nursery rhymes and live music. £5 per child, booking recommended. To book please email Helen.

11am-1pm: Mini stable day picnic at Harley’s Junior Jox Riding School. Aimed at younger kids to build confidence around the ponies. Adults stay with the kids and they get to muck out, groom and ride the ponies and a do a treasure hunt. There’s also ducks, geese, cats, rabbbits, guinee pigs, goat and pigs at the stables. Bring a picnic. £20 per child. To book or for more info call Karen on 07740 564900 or Peter on 07738 640412 or 01234 381156.

11am-3pm: Family Fun Day at Hitchin Boys School. £30 for 4 people. Suitable for the whole family this is a great chance for adults and kids to join in and have fun together. Activities include trampolining, gymnastics, archery, tennis, football, ballet, cheerleading, under 5s area, badminton, hockey, judo, table tennis, games and more! For more details call Ally on 07745 569184.

12.45-2pm:  Jackmans Pirates with the children’s centres at Jackmans Community Centre. Aimed at under 5s, older siblings welcome.

Thursday 20th August

Baby Sensory Summer Session at The Secret Garden, Hitchin. For details and to book, please email Louise.

10am-1pm: The Beach outdoor play with sandpit at Icknield Children’s Centre.

10am-3pm: Free summer craft workshop at Garden Square Shopping Centre, Letchworth. These free summer craft sessions will be running every Thursday through August for kids 3 and above. This week’s activity is all about Superheroes and all materials are supplied.

11am: The Book of Life is the Kids Club film at Broadway Cinema.

Friday 21st August

9am-4pm: Own A Pony Experience at Harley’s Junior Jox Riding Stables. Your child can enjoy the experience of owning their own pony for a day. They will be responsible for feeding, mucking out, tacking up, grooming and everything involved in the upkeep of a pony. They will ride their pony twice in the day in all formats of riding such as dressage, horseball, gymkhana and show jumping. £70 per child. Please call Karen on 07740 564900 or Pete on 07738 640412 to book. 

9.15-10.15 or 10.30-11.30am: Two more open gym sessions at Marriotts Gymnastics in Stevenage for kids walking to 5 years.

10-11.30am: Stay and Play with the children’s centres at St Michael’s Church, Letchworth.

2-3pm: Play Music Play at Mrs Howard Memorial Hall. £5 per family.

Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd August

10.30am: Home is the kids club movie at Broadway cinema this weekend. Tickets only £1.

And that’s about it, have a good week!


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