Kildare Playday 2017

Saturday 23rd September 2017

Indoor and Outdoor Events for the whole family!

Families can join in fun and active play in the administrative headquarters of Kildare County Council

There's so much to choose from - Practice your soccer and GAA skills, try some Cricket, magic shows, ceramic and recycling workshops, nature tables, fairy doors, illustration, circus skills and music, bouncey castles, medieval pouch making and more!

This year they have a dedicated Sensory Zone for children with special needs or who prefer a more relaxed environment.

Full details available from Kildare County Council Leisure Services

or Download PDF of Kildare Playday 2017 Calendar

Saturday 23rd September 2017
12 noon - 5.00p.m
Kildare County Council, Aras Chill Dara, Naas

What To Expect!

Bouncy Castles
Ultimate Thriller Event Slide
Disco Event Slide
Super Slide
Fun Run Obstacle Course
Teen castle
Toddler Castle
Toddler Slide
[All Day. All Ages. Outdoors]

Pet Farm
Miniature donkey, Pygmy goat, rabbits, Guinea pigs, hamsters,hens, tortoises
[All Day. All Ages. Outdoors]

Medieval Draw String Pouch Workshop
Learn the process of leather.
Children will make and bring home their own pouch using imitation leather.
[All Ages. All Day - 30 mins per session. Outdoors - At Gun Carriage]

Dino shows and bug tables.
[All Ages. All Day. Outdoors.]

Circus Workshop
Learn skills including juggling, plate spinning, hula hooping, unicycling and many more.
[All Ages. All Day. Outdoors.] 

Drumming skills workshop
[All Ages. All Day. Outdoors.]

North Kildare Beekeepers
Demonstration and information on beekeeping.
[All Ages. All Day. Level 1.]

Irish Peatland Conservation Council
Display of bog images, live mini beasts and information leaflets
[All Day. Level 1.]

Bird Watch Ireland
Information and talks on our national birds.
[All Ages. All Day. Level 1.]

Magic Show with Waffles the Wonderful
Magic  and tricks
[All Ages. 4 Shows throughout the day. Level 0.]

Sensory Area
Quiet Room with scheduled activities for children with disabilities.
See Schedule on the day for further details.
[All Ages. All Day. Level 0.]

Illustration Demo and Workshop
Illustrator David Butler will discuss the steps of illustrating a children’s book followed by an illustration workshop using some special drawing techniques.
[All Ages. All Day. Level 2.]

Recycling Workshop
Burrow through giant cardboard tunnels, jump through hoops and crawl through fishing nets!
[All Ages. All Day. Level 2.]

Ceramic Workshop
Imprints in Clay
Clay Animals
Free Play with clay and tools
[3+. All Day. Level 2.]

Sing Along
Singing Workshops
[All Ages. All Day. Level 3.]

Photographic Workshop
Each child will create their own photogram on photographic paper of items selected by them on the day.[Ages 9 to 14. Times:12.30p.m, 14.00, 15.30. Duration: 1 Hour. Level 4]

Fairy Doors Workshop
[All Ages. All Day. Duration: 20 mins. Level 5.]

Drawing Space
NASA at Saturn.
Presententation, drawing and educational material on NASA.
All Ages. All Day. Duration: 30 mins. Level 7.]

Reptile Area
Opportunity to get close to snakes and reptiles and handle a snake!!
[All Ages. All Day. Level 7.]

Various Acts on outdoor stage throughout the day.
Face painting on Levels 3 & 6
Meet Rua the Squirrel and take a selfie!!
Have a go at our outdoor obstacle course
Show off your football skills at the Penalty Shoot Out
Try your luck on the Treasure Hunt
Visit our Library
Take time out to draw and colour on Level 1
Restaurant open on Level 6 all day.
First Aid Room on Level 0.

More Information


Date: Saturday 23rd September
Time: 12 noon - 5.00pm
Address: Aras Chill Dara, Naas
Tel: Parks Section Kildare County Council 045 980538

Twitter:  #kildareplayday




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