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and families in Shanganagh Park on Sun 22 from 1pm to 5.15pm. Visit for more information.

Sun 15 June


DUBLIN ZOO Get to know our animals a little better! Find out more about a particular animal or group of animals. Places are limited so booking is required. Phone 01 474 8932 or see for more information and to book. Suitable for ages eight to 12.

Zoo admission: adult €16.50, child €11.80

Sun 8 and Sun 15 June, 2.15pm-3pm


NATIONAL PRINT MUSEUM Join in at the Education Area for a fun storytelling session featuring books from the National Print Museum’s Junior Library. Free

Friday 20 June, 11.15am, noon, 12.45pm, 1.30pm, 2.15pm, 3pm, 3.45pm

MINI MUSIC ACADEMY 2014 Draíocht, Blanchardstown Music workshops devised and presented by Castleknock School of Music for different age groups ranging from six months to seven years. Starting with Baby Butterflies at 11am, for six- to 12-month babies, and finishing with Green Frogs at 3.45pm for ages 6-7. Book at 01 885 2622. Tickets: €5

Sat 21 June, 10.14am - 20.14pm

Sun 15 June

STREET FEAST Various locations Street Feast is a nationwide day of street parties and local lunches bringing hundreds of communities out onto their streets. This year’s event includes a Bizarre Bloomsday Brunch at North Great Georges Street from 1pm-3pm.

BATTLE OF CLONTARF TENNIS MARATHON Clontarf Parish Lawn Tennis Club, Seafield Road, Clontarf

Come and watch the tennis marathon midsummer challenge between the Viking teams and the Boru teams and see who can stay on the court the longest and score the most points! There will also be 1014 themed food and refreshments throughout the day. Barbecue at 3pm. Booking essential.

Sat 21 June, 12pm-2pm

WORKSHOP: GIVE IT A GO Axis: Ballymun Light Painting: You can create amazing images with light painting, and this workshop will show you how. Making light trails, zig-zags, crazy spiral effects – all the fun secrets of light painting will be yours in this special two-hour workshop. Equipment provided, but feel free to bring your own torch, glow-sticks and camera. Tickets €5

Sat 21 June, 11am

BUDDING ARTISTS WORKSHOP Botanic Gardens Glasnevin The Budding Artists creative workshop takes place under the guidance of artist Niamh Synnott. Children are encouraged to take a closer look at the natural world. Suitable for ages 4-7 Tickets €10

Sat 21 June, 2pm

HARDY ANNUALS WORKSHOP Botanic Gardens Glasnevin Participants in this workshop will be encouraged to use materials in a fun and interesting way while taking inspiration from the plants on show at Glasnevin. Suitable for eight- to 12-year-olds. Tickets €10

Sun 22 June, 3pm-4pm

HANDS ON HISTORY National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts and History A chance to explore some of the artefacts from the museum’s

collection of objects for handling with Museum Educators - a fascinating drop-in handling session for all ages. No booking required. All Ages Free

Sun 22 June, 11am-5pm

DUBLIN KITE FEST Bull Island, Clontarf The second annual Dublin Kite Festival will attract kite fliers and spectators from across Ireland and overseas and includes free entertainment all day long. Enthusiasts will be showing off their stunt skills and competing for awards including most aerodynamic, most beautiful, and funniest. See www. for information.

Sun 22 June, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm

BALLET AND FAIRY EVENT The Doll Store, Powerscourt Townhouse Miss Eileene and The Doll Store present The Ballet and Fairy Event, a session of magical interactive fun and entertainment for girls aged three and upward. Don’t forget to wear your pretty dress or fairy wings! Booking essential before Sat 14 June. Phone 01 6753878. Tickets €12

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