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Plenty to see and do these school holidays

24 Jun, 2020

From visiting Wodonga's pump track to using your creative side to recreate Roald Dahl book covers, there's something for kids of all ages these winter school holidays.

The Birallee pump track is in the south-west corner of the park. The track was included to enhance the quality of the informal recreational opportunities in the precinct and complements the nearby BMX track.

Both the Birallee and Henry Nowik Park pump tracks are open for users.

Wodonga also has two public skate parks in operation - James Scott Memorial Skate Park and the Baranduda Bowl.

If you're looking for more things to do outdoors, get out and about for a self-guided tour of the city, taking in our beautiful public art pieces.

Some of the public artworks in Wodonga include:

  • Porta by Ken Raff along Lincoln Causeway (prior to Murray River bridge crossing to Albury);
  • Ensemble by Adrian Mauriks in Woodland Grove;
  • Water and The River Landscape by Anderson Hunt in Stanley St;
  • Wodonga Fountain by Inge King near Arts Space Wodonga; and
  • Bridges and Boundaries by Eddie Kneebone (dec.) at Gateway Village.

Check out this interactive map for more artworks and the locations.

On a day with good weather, you could also take advantage of the many walking and cycling tracks within Wodonga.

Now that the playgrounds are back open, find your closest playground with this handy guide here.

Music enthusiasts can tune into Stream Jam North East Music Festival on June 26 and 27, an online mini-festival and gathering space, where artists from the North East Region of Victoria play 20-minute sets streamed live via their selected social media accounts.

Head to linktr.ee/Streamjam for line-up and set times.

Wodonga Library has an online challenge for families these school holidays.

Use your book knowledge, your artistic skills and some imaginative play to recreate the covers of popular titles by Roald Dahl.

Over the next few weeks, Wodonga Library will upload on Facebook some featured book covers (plus some inspiration photos) and then it will be your turn.

Upload your interpretation of the cover as a Facebook comment, email it through or show staff on your next library visit.

Library staff have giveaways for their favourite designs.

Be inspired by history and culture these school holidays and visit Bonegilla Migrant Experience where there's plenty to see and do including the Kitchenalia and Nonne exhibition.

On a rainy day, it's especially nice to pick up a book to read while listening to the rain on the roof.

Did you know Wodonga Library has reopened? 

A Click and Collect service is available – Borrowing will be available through holds pick up only. Members with items previously on hold will be notified again that there are items available for them.

Placing holds - New items can be requested online through the website with a current library membership. Currently holds can only be placed on items belonging to Wodonga Library. You will be notified when your requested items are ready for collection.

Item collection will be available between 10am to 6pm weekdays and 9pm to 12pm on Saturdays.

The library will be observing physical distancing and limiting the number of people in the space.

Be informed with what's happening around Wodonga by signing up to the Top Things to do for families e-newsletter here.