Holiday fun at local facilities

2018-06-26 06:01
Mayco member for safety, security and social services, JP Smith at a holiday programme.

Mayco member for safety, security and social services, JP Smith at a holiday programme.

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The City of Cape Town’s Social Services Directorate is keen on keeping children busy this June holiday.

“It can be a challenge to keep the young ones busy for a few weeks during the school holidays, especially during winter when it’s cold and they can’t get outside to play. The City’s facilities offer winter programmes that ensure there is something for everyone, from younger children to teenagers. No-one has to be bored this winter school holiday,” says Mayco member for safety, security and social services, JP Smith.

The Recreation and Parks Department has a diverse range of both indoor and outdoor activities on offer at its hubs – from board games and sport, to dancing and face painting.

In addition to the usual selection of books and audiovisual materials on offer at libraries, children can enjoy puppet shows, arts and crafts and talent shows.

“The list of activities to keep young minds busy is exhaustive. I want to encourage parents to send their children to these programmes to not only keep them safe and busy, but also give them the opportunity to socialise and learn,” he says.

The programmes run from Monday to Friday­:

. Olifantshoek Community Hall: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Monwabisi Recreation Centre: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Swartklip Indoor Centre: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Strandfontein Community Centre: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Westridge Civic Centre: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Colorado Hall: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Eastridge Community Centre: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Portlands Hall: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Woodlands Community Centre: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Beacon Valley Community Hall: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Lentegeur Civic Centre: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Northwood Hall: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Tafelsig Community Centre: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June, Monday 2 to Friday 6 July and Monday 9 to Friday 13 July, from 10:00 to 16:30 daily.

. Town Centre Library: Wednesday 27 June at 10:00 for ages 13+.

. Rocklands Library: Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 June starting at noon on Tuesday, 11:30 on Wednesday, 11:00 on Thursday and noon on Friday.

. Westridge Library: Wednesday 27 June and Monday 2 to Friday 13 July at 11:00 daily.

V For the extensive list of programmes in your area, of for more information, download the programme at resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre.

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