Darin the Magician
Darin is a true performer with bag of tricks that will have you wanting more. He shows off Magic, Ventriloquism and comedy which is perfect for ages 4 to 99!
5 Nov @ 10am
Kinder Theatre. 39 Greenhill Road, Randburg.
Jack and the beanstalk
Watch the magic of this timeless childrens story come to life through puppetry by Margaret Auerbach. (Suggested for 3 years old plus)
12 Nov @ 10am
Kinder Theatre. 39 Greenhill Road, Randburg.
Seussical The Musical Jr.
A show that draws inspiration from Dr. Seuss’s well loved childrens books with characters like Horton and The Cat in The Hat making an appearance.
5 & 12 Nov @ 2:30pm
Peoples Theatre. Cnr of Hoofd and Loveday Street, Braamfontein.(Tel) 0861-670-670
Dance mouse is an extracurricular activity for boys and girls. Every year they showcase the talent of the students that attend ad this year is no different. Look forward to Hip Hop, Freestyle, Latin, Tap and many other forms of dance.
12 Nov @ 9:30am, 12:30pm & 3:30pm
Barnyard Theatre. Cresta Shopping centre, off Beyers Naude Drive, Randburg. Shop L205.
The Nappy Run
A 5km fun walk/run held in support of children with disabilities and childrens rights. Donate nappies at the event or ‘Nappy Rands’ via the website. Registration online or at the gate.
5 Nov @ 7:30am
R45 – R90
The Johannesburg Zoo. Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkview.
Movie Night under the Moon
Pack a picnic basket and your camp chairs and head over to watch a movie under the stars. This weekend ‘The Jakes are missing’ will up on the silver screen!
5 Nov @ 2pm
R150 – R600
Roosevelt High School. Thibault Street, Emmarentia.
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
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)
Cnr Jan Smuts Avenue and Upper Park Drive, Parkview. (Tel) 011-646-2000
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)
Cnr of Klein and King George Streets, Joubert Park. (Tel) 011-725-3130
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
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
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)
Balfour Park Shopping Centre, Highlands North. (Tel) 082-459-2074
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.
Panorama Shop & Leisure Centre. Corner Kilpriver and Jordie Road. (Tel) 011-432-0403
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
Museum Africa. 121 Bree Street, Newtown. (Tel) 011-833-5624
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