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Singaling for Spring!!
Singaling For Spring!!
  05/03 to 26/03
+353 (0)1 906 0861
This March we’re celebrating Spring with Singaling and having not one, not two, not three… but four Tiny Tots Tuesdays! Taking place on 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th March, we’ll be exploring music and play in these adorable workshops, so bring your little one along for a morning of fun, song and dance. This event is suitable for children aged 6 months - 3.5 Years.
Times: 10:30 - 12pm Admission: €12 www.epicchq.com
EPIC Irish Emigration Museum, CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin
E P I C Slime Lab
E P I C Slime Lab
  18/03
+353 (0)1 906 0861
As part of St. Patrick’s Festival, Catherine McGuinness will be returning to the museum for a seriously slimy science lab. Come along, get creative, get a little green and learn something new in this fantastically disgusting workshop. This workshop is recommended for ages 6 – 12. Children must not be left unattended.
Times: 12pm & 2pm Admission: €8 www.epicchq.com
EPIC Irish Emigration Museum, CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin
Woolly's Quest
Woolly's Quest
  06/03 to 06/03
(01) 883 2100
Branar, in association with Riverbank Arts Centre, present Woolly’s Quest This is the epic story of Woolly, the bravest of all sheep. Woolly was the first sheep who dared to be different, she dared to be adventurous, she dared to discover what happens to her wool. Join Woolly on her audacious quest to reclaim her shorn fleece, marvel at her sheer bravery on
Times: 10am & 12pm Admission: €7 / €5 www.axisballymun.ie
e: info@axisballymun.ie
axis Ballymun, 9 Main Street Dublin
Return of Spring
Return Of Spring
  03/04 to 03/04
(01) 883 2100
Every year in Whistleberry Forest, the creatures of the forest look forward to the end of the frosty Winter and to the beginning of Spring. This year was a little different however, as Springtime had arrived much earlier than usual. All the hibernating animals, except for Huggy the hedgehog, were still curled up fast asleep.
Times: 10am & 12pm Admission: €7 / €5 www.axisballymun.ie
e: info@axisballymun.ie
axis Ballymun, 9 Main Street Dublin
Under the Sea
Under The Sea
  16/03
+353 (0)1 906 0861
This St. Patrick’s Festival we are celebrating storytelling at EPIC in this interactive story workshop with award-winning children’s writer Sarah Webb. There will be mapping, drawing and the chance to create your very own family underwater adventure story! This event is suitable for ages 8+ and children must be accompanied by a fee-paying adult.
Times: 11:30am - 12:45pm Admission: €8 - €16 www.epicchq.com
EPIC Irish Emigration Museum, CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin
Spring Into Action!
Spring Into Action!
  01/02 to 28/02
+353 1 6777444
Spring has sprung so why not drop in to the museum and try our Spring Activity Trail. Copies of this activity sheet trail are available at the stand in the Irish Room. Don’t forget your pencil! Wheelchair accessible. Admission: FREE www.museum.ie
National Museum of Ireland Natural History, Merrion St Upper, Dublin
Making Connections: Family
Making Connections: Family
  09/03 to 09/03
+353 (0)1 671 0073
Material Memories - a workshop using drawing and light, with artist Sophie Behal Is your head chock-a-block with memories? From the big things like your first day at school, to the little things like what you had for breakfast this morning, there are so many memories crammed into everyone’s mind, some hazy and some moments stay crystal clear.
Times: 3 - 4pm Admission: Free www.templebargallery.com
e: roisin@templebargallery.com
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5 - 9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2
A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea
A Sailor Went To Sea, Sea, Sea
  16/03
+353 (0)1 906 0861
Join award-winning writer, Sarah Webb for this interactive sea-themed event for the whole family at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Create your own colourful sailing ship, revisit favourite childhood rhymes and songs and discover new ones from Ireland and beyond. Suitable for ages 0 - 4!
Times: 10am - 10:40am Admission: €12 www.epicchq.com
EPIC Irish Emigration Museum, CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin
Free on first Wednesdays
Free On First Wednesdays
  06/03
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ON THE FIRST Wednesday of every month, various heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works that normally charge admission throw their doors open for free. So it won’t cost you anything to bring the family to Charles Fort in Kinsale, Co Cork; Athenry Castle in Co Galway; and Trim Castle in Co Meath and the Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary – to name just a few. Visit website linke below for details of participating locations. (Note - not applicable at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Castle and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre). Admission: FREE www.heritageireland.ie
Various Locations
Lego Animation Workshops
Lego Animation Workshops
  19/02 to 22/02
01 6707788
Make your own Lego movie in this practical workshop with Brick Flicks. Part of Fantastic Flix at The Ark. All you need to bring is your favourite Lego character to cast as the star of your film. With plenty of hands-on learning and simple demonstrations, you will work in small groups to create a set, storyboard and plan for your movie, which you will then film, edit, and record using iPads.
Times: 10.30am & 2.30pm Admission: €16/€14 www.ark.ie
e: boxoffice@ark.ie
The Ark, 11 Eustace Street, Templebar Dublin