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Family Fun Friday

Make the last weekend of the school holidays fly by with these fun kids’ activities


Cape Town: Peter Pan Musical Show


Let your kids be transported to the idyllic childhood paradise of Never Never Land at the school holiday musical production of Peter Pan showing now at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre.

Here they’ll meet Peter Pan, his trusty sidekick Tinker Bell and the ready-for-action gang, the Lost Boys. Youngsters (and the young at heart) will be wowed by the imaginative scene changes, intricate puppetry and dazzling costumes of this first-class production.

Tickets for the show are available via Computicket online, Computicket outlets as well as at the ticket booth at the entrance. Children must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian. Seats are unreserved, so arrive early for prime spots.


Dates & Times:

22 June to 14 July

Shows take place from Tuesday to Sunday with three shows per day at 11am, 12:30pm and at 2pm


R70 per person

Chidren under the age of one get in free of charge.


Canal Walk Shopping Centre





Johannesburg: Killarney Mall Kiddies Fun


There will be no boredom at the Killarney Mall cinema area this holiday!

This event is supported by Killarney Wimpy, who will ensure the children are kept busy for the duration of the school holidays. There’s so much to look forward to – from fun daily activities to giveaways, biscuit decorating and creative workshops over the weekends.


Don’t let your kids miss out on all the colourful fun!


Dates & Times:

22 June to 13 July




Killarney Mall





Durban: Adidas presents the Scream-O-Meter


Adidas and Disney Pixar have collaborated and developed a new range of footwear, apparel and accessories inspired by the new Monsters University animated movie currently on circuit.

To commemorate the launch, Adidas is inviting kids in Durban to test out the Scream-O-Meter – a device that allows kids the opportunity to scream to their heart’s content and stand the chance to win a Monsters University bedroom makeover, as well as other awesome prizes.

The Adidas Disney Monsters University range is available countrywide at the Adidas Kids and Sport Performance stores, as well as Adidas concept stores starting this month.


Dates & Times:

09 to 15 Jul


Expo Xplore Zone in the Gateway Mall


Press release issued by Ogilvy Cape Town on behalf of Fabrizia Degli Esposti, Brand Marketing and PR Specialist: Style at Adidas South Africa



Bloemfontein: Family fun at the Vryfees


Volksblad and the University of the Free State invite all those who enjoy the arts to the annual Vryfees.

With about 160 000 people visiting the festival annually, the Vryfees is one of the biggest arts festivals in South Africa. From fantastic local as well as national talent, food stalls, kids’ entertainment and more – there’s no reason why you shouldn’t gather family and friends and head to Bloem this weekend.

Look out for our Goeie Huishouding promoters at the Wynand Mouton Theatre before, during and after Afrikaans actress Marion Holm’s show geMARIONneer, of which Goeie Huishouding is a proud sponsor.

Tickets for the Vryfees and shows are available at Computicket.


Dates & Times:

Vryfees 9 to 14 July

geMARIONeer show times:

12 July: 1am – 4pm

13 July: 11am – 2pm

14 July: 8am – 11am


Wynand Mouton Theatre, University of the Free State



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