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Upcoming Events

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World Play Day

We're celebrating World Play Day this year at the Boroondara Families event at Kew Traffic School with our friends from Kew Toy Library!

Tickets are free but essential Enjoy an evening filled with fun and exploration for the whole family! Bring your bike or scooter to ride on the track and try out games and activities offered for primary school aged children through our local toy libraries. Dinner provided!

World Play Day is an annual event that celebrates children's right to play every year. Each year World Play Day has a theme that captures the spirit of the day, this year's theme is 'Toy Libraries grow sustainable cities and communities through play'


Date: Tuesday 28 May, 4.00pm to 7.00pm

Location: Kew Traffic School, corner of Grange and Cotham Roads, Kew

Tickets free but essential

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Community Open Day

Have you checked out the new Canterbury Community Precinct?  Your local community services are opening their doors and invite you to join them at a free Community Open Day.

There will be food, family friendly entertainment and fun for everyone including:

  • History walking tour, commencing from the car park through the gardens to the newly opened Maling Heritage Centre

  • Face painting

  • Coffee cart

  • Interactive children’s play and art activities

  • Swinburne Chorale performance.

Date: Saturday 18 May, 10.30am to 12.30pm

Location: 2 Kendall Street, Canterbury

No tickets necessary, just come along on the day!

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Monthly Stay & Play

Temporarily cancelled due to lack of volunteers.
Interested in planning and running a stay and play session? Email us at to get started.

Drop into the toy library for some new toys and stay and play

on the first Saturday of every month!

This is an informal stay and play run by one of our volunteers where you will have the chance to meet new people and explore toys from the toy library collection with your child.

Location: MCH waiting room

No tickets necessary, open to both members and the general public

Thank you to MCH for kindly sharing their waiting room for these events

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