17/09/2021 - School Holiday Activities

Happy Holidays everyone! Staff and students have all worked very hard to continue learning this term, despite the Covid outbreaks and lockdowns, and now have a well-deserved 2-week break. Here are some suggestions for school holiday activites online being offered by the Hume council.

Hume City Council Spring School Holiday Activities

Enjoy the range of activities for children and teenagers happening in the school holidays. Please share with your families and contacts.

Youth Services is hosting a range of free online activities these school holidays. From online movie sessions to game nights and music sessions, there is something happening every day to enjoy. Spots are limited, view the schedule and book your School Holiday Program activities now!

Leisure Services has lots of activities for children aged 5 – 13 to keep active and have fun during the holidays. Bookings close 20 September.

Hume Libraries is still here to get you through lockdown! For kids, there's always online storytime streamed daily at 10am via the Hume Libraries Facebook page. There is tonnes of fun to keep you smiling this school holidays too including:

Kids comedy with Stig

Zoo Party Show with Carp Productions

Drawing Wacky Cartoons with Cardytoons

The Perilous Quest with 100 Story Building

Plus much more…

If you live within 5km of the Broadmeadows, Craigieburn or Sunbury branches, you can place an order for Click and Collect. For those who live a little further out, Hume Libraries Express will deliver to your door. Watch this video of our Hume Libraries Express drivers in action, and visit Hume Libraries Express for more information. 

Lock Down Cook Up

Get your spatulas ready and make the most of your leftover ingredients! Join Alanna Brown from Open Table in a live and interactive session to cook up delicious, low-waste and healthy meals. Open Table uses surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away and turns them into nutritious meals to reduce waste and increase food security. Register for the frittata live online or stuffed veggies live online to cook up a storm! 


Get the kids outside to enjoy nature. Spring is here and we want to celebrate this season by sharing your pictures! Wherever you are in Hume City, snap a photo, send it to us via Instagram or Facebook by tagging @humecitycouncil and #humescape. We’re keen to see what you capture and share it with the rest of Hume - bonus points for creativity!