THERE is so much to do in this town it isn’t funny.
Cuddle a Koala, stare at a snow leopard, smile at a crocodile and peek at penguins at Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park.
Skateboarders head to Town Beach skate park and there is Hydro Golf & Putt Putt, ten-pin bowling at the Wave Bowl, all the latest movies at Majestic Cinemas, the WOW water park, Stoney Park Water Sports and Recreation, Go-Karting, Skirmish Down Under, the Port Macquarie Olympic Pool and the Port Macquarie Golf Driving Range to keep the family busy.
The Glasshouse has the littlies covered with arts and crafts including inkblot monsters and making jewellery and clothing from recycled materials.
Ages three to five sessions are $10 while the pre-teens workshops are $15.
They can try their hand at Egyptian mask making and lunar landscapes, and crazy bird sculptures.
Check times and availability with the Glasshouse box office on 6581 8888.
Other venues with fun stuff for the kids are:
Port Central Shopping Centre which has a free clown and children’s show at 10am and 2pm until Friday, January 25, except on Sunday, January 20.
Panthers Port Macquarie has Kids Fun Bingo at 9.30am on Friday for $4.50, Troppo Magic Show at 10.30am, and Funny Bunny’s Nursery Rhyme Adventure at 10.30am on Saturday for $11.
The pre-teens can join the Kids Kitchen at 2pm and 3.30pm on Tuesday for $8.50 including a chef’s hat. Check the club for details and reservations.
The Wauchope Youth Theatre presents a creepy night out with Invitation to the Master at Wauchope Showground hall from 7.30pm for $10 on Friday and Saturday.
On the music front Matt Brooker is at The Westport Club tonight at 7.
Reece Mastin shakes up Panthers tomorrow night and The Giants of Science play at Port Macquarie “Macca” Hotel.
Friday at the Macca Diana Anaid returns, while Copper Frog is at The Westport Club.
Saturday sees Wes Carr, now performing as Buffalo Trails, at The Pier and Marshall Okell is at Finnian’s Irish Tavern.
Movie Harold & Maude is on at Wauchope Arts Hall at 7pm and Journey 2 is at the Wauchope Olympic Pool for Moonlight Movies.
Bard fans will find Much Ado About Nothing on the Town Green on Saturday and Sunday from 6pm and on Sunday from noon.
Sunday’s Oysters in the Vines at Cassegrain Winery is a do-not-miss event from 10am.