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January 2019

Art with Mariana – Arachnid Sculptures

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20

Get into nature these school holidays! Investigate the 3D world of eight-legged creatures. This workshop explores 3D mixed media techniques using simple and everyday materials. Create your own imaginary spiders inspired by a nature walk through the Wetlands. Tickets: $20 per child Age Suitability: 8 -15 years. Children may be dropped off and left. Please note younger siblings cannot attend art workshops. (If you have younger children, Wetland Treasures is running in the next room at the same time. To…

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How to Milk a Tarantula

January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15

“Will you walk into my parlour?” said the Spider to the Fly, 'Tis the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy; The way into my parlour is up a winding stair, And I've a many curious things to show when you are there.” Join us at the wetlands to understand the anatomy and science behind spider venom with our spider expert Andrew. Watch as he milks the spider venom as they would for the deadly funnel-web spider to use for…

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8

Join a Ranger to explore and be playful in nature   Designed for younger children, this activity will engage all the senses while they explore the Jerrabomberra Wetlands with one of our Rangers. Learn about the creatures of the wetlands, while getting fresh air and exercise! Meet Tucker the turtle and explore our Discovery table. Walking tracks are pram accessible and babies and parents/carers are free. Healthy fruit break provided.   1.5 hours $8 per child aged 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Puppets

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20

Get into nature this school holidays! This workshop begins with a walk through the Wetlands, absorbing the sights and sounds of the birdlife. Young creatives will return to the art room to create bird inspired puppets decorated with natural pigments made from ground stones. Tickets: $20 per child Age Suitability: 8 -15 years. Children may be dropped off and left. Please note younger siblings cannot attend art workshops. (If you have younger children, Wetland Treasures is running in the next…

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Art meets Science – school holiday activity

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20

Series of 4 nature play based learning activities for kids these school holidays. This workshop we are focussing on TRACKS! Whose track is that? Learn the 3 common tracks you'll find at the wetlands and how those animals impact the ecosystem. Kids will paint three animal track moulds to replicate a real print found in the mud. Everyone will take home a Koala scat sample for their nature collection. Age suitability 5-13 years. Please note children must be accompanied by…

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Bush and Waterbug Detectives – School holiday program

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$12

Put on your detective hat, and by piecing together the clues, discover what animals live at the Jerrabomberra Wetlands. Peer into the under water world of Waterbugs and learn how these important critters can teach us how to look after the rivers and waterways near our homes. Age suitability: 5-13. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult - ticket price includes 1 adult. Light healthy refreshments provided.

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Art with Mariana – Creatures and the Pinch Pot

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20

Get into nature these school holidays! Learning traditional ceramic pinch pot techniques young creatives will mould their own mythical creature pots inspired by the animals of the Wetlands. Discover creative ways to work with clay. Tickets: $20 per child Age Suitability: 8 -15 years. Children may be dropped off and left. Please note younger siblings cannot attend art workshops. (If you have younger children, Wetland Treasures is running in the next room at the same time. To book click here).

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8

Join a Ranger to explore and be playful in nature   Designed for younger children, this activity will engage all the senses while they explore the Jerrabomberra Wetlands with one of our Rangers. Learn about the creatures of the wetlands, while getting fresh air and exercise! Meet Tucker the turtle and explore our Discovery table. Walking tracks are pram accessible and babies and parents/carers are free. Healthy fruit break provided.   1.5 hours $8 per child aged 18mths  - 7…

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February 2019

World Wetlands Day 2019

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Come and celebrate World Wetlands Day at Jerrabomberra Wetlands and Canberra City Farm! Eat delicious local foods, join a tour, bring the kids for a range of family activities, get your face painted, enjoy a beer (or lemonade) while watching the birdlife, sink your teeth into wood fired pizza, buy local artwork, listen to music and more. All stallholders are Canberra locals so bring the tribe down to the Wetlands and enjoy the best that Canberra has to offer.  …

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Birdwatching Tour

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Get your ticket to the fad that is sweeping the nation. Shoshana, our Avian expert, will take your journeying through this novel ecosystem in search of the 200+ bird species that call Jerrabomberra Wetlands home. This walk is suitable for ages 12 and up. Please bring: hat, water bottle, suitable walking shoes and binoculars (if you have them, we have some if you don’t).   WARNING: joining this tour may invoke a crippling addiction to spotting birds and spending time…

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