Fun events for you and your kids this weekend: April 21 to 23, 2023

A guide to some activities being held in the coming days for all the family
Strange World is one of the many films showing across local theatres on Children Cinema Day on Saturday, April 22. Photo: Walt Disney PIctures

Children Cinema Day

KRS is holding another edition of Children Cinema Day tomorrow, Saturday, April 22. Cinemas in Malta and Gozo will be offering a selection of films for children at a reduced admission price. Shows will start at 9am and run till 7pm.

For more information, visit the KRS Releasing Facebeook page. For details of film screenings and tickets, visit the websites of the local cinemas.

Also read the following X2 article.

Room on the Broom

UK theatre company Tall Stories will be staging live the bestselling children’s book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler at the St Aloysius Theatre, Birkirkara, tomorrow, April 22 and Sunday 23.

Shows will be held on April 22 at 11.30am, 2.30 and 5pm and on April 23 at 11.30am and 3pm. For tickets, visit bookingoffice.com.mt.

Sin Circus

The Manoel’s Toi Toi Learning and Participation Programme and the Teatru Manoel Youth Theatre (TMYT) are hosting a show for adolescents and young adults tomorrow, Saturday, April 22, at 6 and 9pm.

The circus-themed show features drama, opera and dance to interpret the seven deadly sins: pride, gluttony, lust, envy, greed, sloth and wrath.

Certified 11+, Sin Circus is directed by Douglas Comley, Charlotte Stafrace and Clair Ghigo.

For tickets, visit teatrumanoel.com.mt.

The cast of Sin Circus.

Earth Sunday

A day of activities for all the family is being held at the picnic area in Ta’ Qali on Sunday, April 23.

The event is being organised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights, the Ministry for Environment, Energy and Enterprise and Project Green and Eco Market Malta.

For more information, click here.

Spring Fair at the Chinese Garden of Serenity

The China Cultural Centre in Malta is inviting the public to join in the celebration of the Spring Fair being held at the Chinese Garden of Serenity in Santa Luċija on Sunday, April 23, between 11am and 3pm.

Families and children are welcome to discover Chinese culture through many colourful and fun activities, including Tai Chi, Kongfu, Chinese dragon dance, Chinese costumes, Chinese food, tea culture, dance and music, and traditional Chinese medicine.

Admission is free.

The China Cultural Centre in Malta will be supporting the Community Chest Fund through these activities.

Fort Delimara Weekend

Heritage Malta is offering the public the rare opportunity of being shown around Fort Delimara by a guide, tomorrow, Saturday, April 22, and on Sunday, April 23.

There will be eight guided tours each day. Those starting at 9 and 11am and 1 and 3pm will be in Maltese, while those at 10.15am and 12.15, 2.15 and 4.15pm will be in English.

K-9 Urban Search will be conducting demonstrations tomorrow between 10am and 2pm, while the Malta Police Force’s Mounted Section and the Dogs Section will be present on Sunday.

Participants are requested to buy their tickets beforehand and to be by the fort’s gate 15 minutes before the start of their respective tour, wearing comfortable shoes.

Tickets for tours in Maltese or English, costing €5 for adults and €2 for children and Heritage Malta members, are to be pre-booked from any of our museums and sites, or online here. Heritage Malta members will be asked to present their Heritage Malta membership card.

Tickets for admission without guided tour will be available at the same rates at the door on the day. Last admission is at 4.30pm.

A view of Fort Delimara. Photo: Heritage Malta

Maqluba Edition Dog Walk in aid of Hudson Foundation

Intersport and the Hudson Foundation are inviting families and their four-legged friends to a 3.5km dog walk at the area known as the Maqluba, in Qrendi, on Sunday, April 23, at 8.30am.

Funds raised are going to the Real Animal Rights Foundation and the running of their safe house, which welcomes abandoned and maltreated animals from the streets.

Entrance fee is €15 per dog, regardless of how many humans accompany it.

To register, click on the following link: https://10kseriesmalta.com/…/hudson-foundation-dog-walk/.

OCA Family Adventure Trekking & Beach Clean-up

Obstacle Course Academy is holding an adventure trek and beach clean-up for children and their families at Selmun.

If you would like to join this adventure, fill out your details using the Google link.

For more events, check out the What’s On guide on timesofmalta.com. For more Child articles, click here.

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