Joburg Family Guide – 20Oct

Digger Joes Treasure Hunt

Contestants stand a chance of winning a half ounce Kruger Rand on the day of the hunt. Buy a Thrill Rider tickets and follow the hunt, solving clues and riddles along the way.

30 Oct @ 10am

R190

Gold Reef City. Cnr Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde.

(Tel) 011-248-5000

 

80’s Rewind

Get ready to party like its teh 80’s. From teh dance to the fashion and music, this show has it all covered. Boogie down, do the Robo Cop, The moon walk to tunes from Prince, Yazoo, Phil Collins, UB40 and so many more!

20 Oct – 31 Dec @ 8pm (Tue-Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R120 – R180

Barnyard Theatre, Cresta. Cresta Shopping Centre, off Beyers Naude Drive, Randburg.

(Tel) 011-478-5300

 

24th Annual Diwali Festival

The annual Diwali Festival offers a plethora of fun and festivities for the entire family. Taste some delicious foods, enjoy live entertainment or shop for some amazing bargains.

22 Oct @ 2pm

R5

Lenasia Stadium. 260 Hummingbird Avenue, Lenasia.

(Tel) 083-410-5913

 

Greenpower ZA

Learners from different provinces will gather at the Red Star Raceway to race their self built and designed electric cars. The aim of the event is to inspire youth to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

22 Oct @ 8am

Free

Red Star Raceway. Off N12 East toward Witbank.

(Tel) 083-461-7651 or info@greenpowerZA.co.za

 

90’s Mania

The nineties were a memorable period in music history. We saw so many artists release hits and either disappeared or became popular enough to follow into the new millennium. Enjoy your favourite songs played by a 11 piece cast. Food and beverage available at the venue.

20 Oct – 31 Dec @ 8pm (Tue – Sat), 2pm (Sun)

R120 – R180

Barnyard Theatre, Emperors. 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park.

(Tel) 011-823-6933

 

1 Hit Wonders

We all know them, artists that came onto the music scene with a hot song and then disappeared. This show celebrates these 1 hit wonders through playing their songs. The show features a 10 piece cast.

20 Oct – 30 Dec @ 8pm (Tue-Sat), 1:30pm (Sun)

R120 – R180

Barnyard Theatre, Rivonia. Rivonia Crossing 2, Cnr of Witkoppen and Rivonia Roads.

(Tel) 087-236-3088

 

Montecasino Bird Gardens

Wander along enchanted walkways within magnificent gardens and marvel at a variety of colourful birds, mammals, reptiles and unusual animals from around the world.

8:30am -5pm (Mon-Fri), 8:30am-6pm (Weekends)

Montecasino. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways, (Tel) 011-511-1864

 

Johannesburg Zoo

The zoo covers 55 hectares of land and is home to over 320 species of animals. Get to see the endangered species, fierce predators and record holders.

8:30am (Mon – Sun)

R10 – R80

Cnr Jan Smuts Avenue and Upper Park Drive, Parkview. (Tel) 011-646-2000

 

VW Adventure World

Take a ride on a zip line, slide down a custom built tube slide or climb up the climbing wall. There will also be slot car racing and cars on show.

20 Oct – 23 Oct @ 10am

Free

Montecasino. Cnr Witkoppen Road and William Nicol Drive, Fourways.

(Tel) 082-763-0349

 

Africa Cycle Fair

Bring together the best in cycling brands and accessorie. Get the latest on components, nutrition and the lifestyle on the saddle.

21 – 23 Oct @ 10am

R75

St Stithians College. 40 Peter Place, Lyme Park.

(Tel) 011-577-6000

 

Halloween 2016

Join in the fun of Halloween complete with haunted trail, music, dance, trick or treating, food stalls, mobile zoo and so much more. Don’t forget to bring along your own torch!

29 Oct @ 4pm

R30 – R85

Jackal Creek Golf Course. Off Boundary Road, Honeydew.

(Tel) 011-251-6722

 

Johannesburg Art Gallery

Founded in 1910, the Johannesburg Art Gallery is a major Art Museum in South Africa. It has collections which span across traditional South African Art and International Art from the 16th Century.

10am – 5pm (Tue-Sun)

Free

Cnr of Klein and King George Streets, Joubert Park. (Tel) 011-725-3130

 

Sterkfontein Caves

These are ancient Dolomite caves that form part of the fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind. Among the fossils found here, the most famous are the remains of early humans Mrs. Ples and Little Foot.

9am – 5pm (Daily)

R70 – R120 (Kids under 4 FREE)

Kromdraai Road, Muldersdrift. (Tel) 014-577-9000

 

Roodepoort Museum

Experience what it was like in 1884 when the discovery of gold in the area hit its all time high. Get to see the fashion, households, technological advancements and artifacts from the period.

By Appointment only

R10 –R20

85 Christiaan De Wet Road, Roodepoort. (Tel) 011-761-0226 or 082-411-6898 (Weekends)

 

Kids Traffic Land

A fun way for kids to learn the rules of the road while having fun.

9am-5pm (Sat-Sun), 1pm-5pm (Mon-Fri)

R30

Balfour Park Shopping Centre, Highlands North. (Tel) 082-459-2074

 

Magic Company

This is a great space for kids with various video games, simulators and ticket collecting games to choose from. Make sure you check out the 6D thrill experience as well.

10am-12pm (Mon-Fri), 9am-12pm (Sat, Sun)

Montecasino. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways, (Tel) 011-511-0621

 

Jungle Rumble Indoor Playground

This is a kids playground heaven with ball ponds, slides, jumping castles, rides, arcade and baby area. You can also have kids parties here which are fully catered.

9am-5pm (Tues-Sat)

Panorama Shop & Leisure Centre. Corner Kilpriver and Jordie Road. (Tel) 011-432-0403

 

Museum Africa

This is one of Johannesburg’s biggest history and cultural museums housed in the old fruit and vegetable market, which dates back as far as 1913. Featuring exhibits of the discovery of Gold in Johannesburg to the era of township Jazz in Sophia Town.

Tue – Sun @ 9am – 5pm

Free

Museum Africa. 121 Bree Street, Newtown. (Tel) 011-833-5624

 

Origin’s Centre

The Origins Centre tells a story of how all humans began in Africa, developed tools, language, art and spirituality. The Centre contains the latest interactive multi-media equipment.

Open daily 9am – 5pm

The Origin’s Centre. Yale Road, Wits University, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-4700

 

Museum of Military History

The Museum’s collection of more than 44 000 items are divided into 37 separate categories and include the official South African war art and photograph collections and is the only museum of its kind in South Africa.

9am -4:30pm (Daily)

22 Erlswold Way, Randburg. (Tel) 011-646-5513

 

Roll Egoli

An ideal space for kids to have a Birthday or just have fun skating in a safe environment. The facility boats a 1000 square metre cover roller rink with a smooth concrete floor. Skate scan be hired at the venue as well. Ages 4 and up.

9am – 9pm (Fri & Sat), 9am – 6pm (Tue – Thurs)

296 Main Road, Bryanston. (Tel) 083-232-9861