There’s plenty going on in the Devonport peninsula community this month.
Our Preschool Play mornings and Kids Athletics Series continue right throughout the month. Preschool Play mornings take place on Tuesdays in Devonport at Windsor Reserve and Thursdays in Bayswater at Bayswater Park. Both sessions start at 9:30am and finish at 11am. The play mornings are free entry, casual attendance so you are welcome to come along and play for as little or as long as you like. Caregiver supervision is required.
Kids Athletics is taking place every Tuesday, 4pm-6pm at Vauxhall Sports Reserve, also known as the North Shore Rugby Club grounds. It’s an opportunity for kids aged 5ish to 11ish to have a go at a range of athletics activities including high jump, long jump, running races, agility games and ball skills. Participation is free and registration takes place on site, per session. 1stDevonport Scouts Group are running a fundraising sausage sizzle each week plus they have drinks and crisps for sale so bring along your coins! Street parking is available on Vauxhall Rd.
On Sunday 17 March, kids and caregivers can take part in our Family Fun Trail, with an eco/environmental theme this year! Register at Windsor Reserve between 10:30 and 11:30 and follow a trail to Devonport Museum, exploring the special character of our community along the way. Enjoy fun activities and games with a sausage sizzle and fantastic spot prizes to finish.
The following Sunday (24 March) the Devonport Family Fun Picnic is taking place at Windsor Reserve to celebrate Neighbour’s Day. Between 4pm-6pm, bring along a picnic, your family and neighbours and enjoy free live music, bouncy castles, preschool play zone and face-painting. There will be a sausage sizzle and ice-cream for sale too.
Also continuing throughout this month is community run series JETS Run. Held every Wednesday starting at 6pm, there are different run lengths to suit a variety of fitness levels; from 3km up to 10km. All runs start at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum and head along Devonport’s Waterfront. Runs are timed and there are some great awards and spot prizes! It’s a great way to get fit and meet new people. For more info contact Paul Cornish: firstname.lastname@example.org
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