Kids can come and learn with Alex the Lion, Ringmaster and Circus Clowns, how to juggle and hula hoop in the Madagascar 3 Circus Training Show at Blacktown Westpoint from Tuesday, October 1 to Saturday, October 5 at 11am and 1pm daily.
■ Details: westpoint.com.au.
From noon daily, there will be arcade games, play equipment, face-painting and colouring packs at the Australian Hotel and Brewery, Rouse Hill.
■ Details: 9679 4555 or australianhotelandbrewery.com.au.
Event Cinemas Castle Hill has organised a free school-holiday program which includes painting workshops, colouring competitions, games and a One Direction karaoke day.
■ Details: 8850 9777 or eventcinemas.com.au.
Get active at Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope.
Children aged six to 12 can participate in theme days with action-packed activities from 7.45am to 5.30pm daily.
■ Details: blcs.blacktown.nsw.gov.au.
Blacktown Arts Centre will be running art and performance workshops.
The centre's children's visual and performing arts workshops allow children to experiment with mediums and techniques including drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, acting and music.
Suitable for children aged five to 17.
■ Details: artscentre.blacktown.nsw.gov.au.
Bunnings Warehouse offers free do-it-yourself workshops for kids.
They are available for kids up to 11 years and run on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Bookings are recommended.
■ Details: 8846 450014; Victoria Avenue, Castle Hill.
Children can watch the puppet show Nella's Wings at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta.
There's also the play, Emily Eyefinger. Play School presenter Justine Clarke will have kids up and dancing to her songs.
■ Details: 8839 3399 riversideparramatta.com.au.