Playgroup WA invites parents, carers and friends with children aged zero to five to celebrate the 2014 World’s Biggest Playgroup Day at Whiteman Park.
This free family fun day will promote the importance of play and aims to strengthen the relationship between Playgroups and local communities.
The event extravaganza on the day includes live performances from Cubbihouse and watch out for ‘Izzy’, the Smart Steps Program lizard mascot roaming the crowd! Playgroup activities, a bouncy castle, African drumming, face painting, nature play, animal farm, aboriginal play and lots of other family activities will round out the day.
Location: Village West
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Whiteman Park and Men of the Trees are teaming up again this year to hold our wonderful annual environmental event, EnviroFEST on Sunday 30th March from 10.00am - 3.00pm.
will feature presentations, native fauna displays, organic products, native seedlings for
sale and a huge range of sustainable and healthy living products. Children
can get involved too, with free face painting, craft activities,
storytelling and a Children’s Forest treasure hunt with the fairies!
Location: Village West
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: Free entry
If you would like to be involved by taking a stall at EnviroFEST 2014, please download the EnviroFEST 2014 Exhibitor Registration Kit or contact the Marketing and Events Officer on (08) 9209 6000.
The Council of Motoring Clubs (CMC) of Western Australia and Auto One present the 23rd annual Classic Car Show at Whiteman Park this April. Motoring enthusiasts will be in heaven at this huge event, as they wander amongst and inspect over 1,000 immaculate classic vehicles on show at Mussel Pool – a beautiful spot to have a picnic!
Mussel Pool West Time:
10.00am - 3.30pm Cost:
Gold coin entry Parking:
Available at Mussel Pool East. Entry is via Lord Street or Beechboro Road. All event traffic will exit via Dulwich Street (just follow the signs). Note: Parking is not permitted on any road verges.
Alternatively, you can park in the Village and catch a train or tram to the show!
(Please note tram and train operations are subject to weather conditions and fire restrictions).
The sixteenth annual Autumn Alpaca Show will see 200 beautiful alpacas (& their owners!) descend on Whiteman Park in May.
This two day Show is held underneath huge covered pavilions, and is one of the best shows of alpaca animals and products in Australia!
Judging will take place on Saturday with demonstrations and special events, including a fashion parade at 1.00pm, live music from 11.00am-2.00pm and craft displays on Sunday. Kids can also get in and pet some of these friendly creatures in the Pat-A-Paca pen from 11.00am -3.00pm on Sunday!
All of Whiteman Park's usual attractions will also be operating, so come out and discover why the Incas referred to alpaca wool as "The Fleece of the Gods". You might even pick up a beautiful alpaca fleece gift for mum for Mother's Day the following weekend!
Location: Village West
Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: Entry is by Gold Coin donation (Max $5 per family)
Meet the Bennett Brook Railway’s favourite little steamer, Ashley and all her engine friends – Planet, Rosalie, Betty Thompson and Wyndham on a day full of fun for the littlies! Don't miss all the excitement of the hissing steam engines*, dirty diesels and laden carriages tooting their way around 6km of track through Whiteman Park bushland. And all this under the watchful eye of the railway's very own station master!
Tickets are valid all day and include a farm animal display, train and bus rides, entry to Revolutions Transport Museum and loads of other great transport displays!
Proudly presented by Bennett Brook Railway at Whiteman Park: www.bennettbrookrailway.org
Location: Village Junction Station & Mussel Pool Station
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Cost: All tickets $15 (2yrs )^
*Weather conditions permitting.
^Early Bird Tickets: Pre-purchased credit card bookings will be available closer to the event. Check back for details.
NEXT EVENT: Sunday 14 September, 2014.
Join us for the annual Children’s Forest Planting Day as we plant the fourteenth stage of this wonderful community forest!
Everyone is invited to come along and plant, plus there will be a sausage sizzle and free entertainment throughout the morning.Children are encouraged to take delight in exploring the artworks in the Forest and getting their fingers dirty planting native seedlings!
You can even join your child up as a member on the day, for just $35.00; giving them a living link to the earth!
For more details on the Planting Day, or joining in this community forest, ring Men of the Trees on 9250 1888.
Location: Stage 14 of the Children's Forest (access from Stage 1 or Stage 3)
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Cost: Free to plant