City of Newcastle has released its latest school holiday program, with council-run cultural venues getting creative to deliver a digital-led calendar of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
It comes as a growing list of venues - including Blackbutt Reserve, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle Museum and the city's libraries - have been re-opening their doors to the public.
"The reopened spaces have all adapted their operations in line with COVID-19 restrictions to protect the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff, and we look forward to families making the most of these venues during the school holidays," lord mayor Nuatali Nelmes said.
"We're also offering a range of interactive online experiences, which will provide children with plenty of options for home-based fun.
"From live-streamed science experiments and webinar-facilitated art workshops, to digital art classes and an exciting online youth music concert featuring rising local stars, the variety of free events and activities includes something for all interests."
Entry to the art gallery and museum is free, but online bookings for the scheduled daily sessions are essential.
The full school holiday program is available on the council's website.
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