Drumming, street art, pottery wheel turning and bee keeping workshops are among the activities on offer in the City of Logan during the April school holidays.

Action-packed activities will be run by Logan Libraries and through the KRANK School Holiday Program.

Bookings for KRANK are now open. Some activities are expected to fill quickly and those interested are urged to book as soon as possible.

The program runs Saturday, April 1 to Sunday, April 16 and activities are suitable for children aged from 5 to 17 years.

The KRANK booklet is available online at logan-krank

Copies are available at Council’s Customer Service Centres and Libraries or can be requested by calling Council on 3412 3412.

Logan Libraries free school holiday workshops are also open for bookings.

Visit loglib.org/schoolhols to book for activities for teens and younger children.

Musician and professional singer Mark Lowndes will hold a number of workshops.

Children can learn basic drumming techniques on a djembe drum while older teens can take part in song writing workshops.

Clay hand building workshop KRANK
Clay hand building workshop KRANK

Information about bees, bee keeping and beehives for children will also be presented by Norma May Honey and The Urban Bee Co.

The informative session will showcase why bees are important to the environment and the different types of bees, including native bees.

Take-home bee activities will also be available at library branches and the educational robot Bee-bot can also be borrowed.

Learn all about the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons with expert Damian from Imaginary Adventures in a series of workshops aimed at children aged 10 years and over.

In an online Zoom workshop graphic novel artist and author James Foley will present tips and tricks to help children and teens draw their own cartoon-style characters and how to create graphic novels.

For older teens interested in developing their drama skills and becoming commercial voice actors, voice coach Angus Brennan will present a workshop on the art of voiceovers.

In the Zoom workshop with James, participants will be given tips and tricks to help them draw their own cartoon-style characters.

Bookings are essential for all library activities and can be made at Events – Logan City Council Libraries (loganlibraries.org)

City Lifestyle Chair Councillor Laurie Koranski said there was no excuse to be bored these school holidays in the City of Logan.

“We have an extensive program of free and low-cost activities on offer to interest everyone,” Cr Koranski said.

“I encourage everyone to take the time this week to check out what’s on offer through KRANK and our Libraries as popular activities often book out very quickly.”

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