Dadhim the Dolphin author Julie Cook and illustrator Marilyn Williamson at the book's launch at FLOW. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin
Dadhim the Dolphin author Julie Cook and illustrator Marilyn Williamson at the book's launch at FLOW. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin Chris Ison

Fun holiday stuff at the Fitzroy Basin Association centre

THERE are plenty of activities for families to do across the region these school holidays. Here are some at the Fitzroy Basin Association centre:

 

Snubfin dolphinin focus

Learn all about "Dadhim, the slightly different-looking dolphin", the star of our new book, his habitat and other species that call it home. Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.

 

Create some colourful cartoons

Children's Cartooning Workshop with the illustrator of FBA's new children's book, for children eight years and over. Thursday, April 16, 2pm to 3pm.

 

Get up close and identify bugs

Use magnifying glasses and charts to identify real life water bugs found in local waterways. Booking are essential. April 8, 9 and 14, 2pm to 3pm, and April 16, 11am to noon.

 

Follow shorebirds' annual migration

Appreciate the captivating story of the shorebirds' annual global migration, and learn how they rely on Australia's wetlands, coastlines and estuaries for their survival. Today to Friday, 10am to 4pm; April 14 to 17, 10am to 4pm.

The Fitzroy Basin Association is in the old Post Office building, cnr Denham and East Sts, Rockhampton. Register for these fun and informative sessions at flowfba.org.au


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