Designed by Code4Fun, participants will be introduced to Processing, an open source computer programming language built for visual design and electronic arts with the purpose of teaching the fundamentals of computer programming in a visual context. Suitable for 12 to 18-year-olds. Laptops provided. Bring your own lunch. Details: 10am to 4pm, April 8, Castle Hill Library, corner of Castle and Pennant streets. Cost: $20. Bookings essential. Bookings: 9761 4510 or eventbrite.com.au/e/youth-week-code4fun-workshop-castle-hill-library-sold-out-tickets-32454661767
Easter in the Park
Bella Vista Farm will be transformed into a spectacular Easter wonderland this month. Enjoy an Easter egg hunt, pop-up library, arts and crafts and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Details: 10am to noon, April 12, Bella Vista Farm, Norwest Boulevard and Elizabeth MacArthur Drive, Bella Vista. Cost: Free. Bookings essential. Bookings: eventbrite.com.au/e/easter-in-the-park-tickets-33386957288
Bush Tucker at Rouse Hill House and Farm
Search for bush tucker plants around Rouse Hill House and Farm with Aboriginal guides from Muru Mittigar. Learn how to identify traditional plants and wildlife, and use traditional and modern ingredients to make a ‘johnnycake’. Then sit down to some well-earned tucker. Details: 10.30am to 12.30pm, April 11, 13, 18 and 20, Rouse Hill House and Farm, 356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill. Cost: $10 members; $15 non-members. Bookings: 9627 6777 or email@example.com.
Recycled Paper Origami Boxes and Flowers Workshop
Learn the art of origami as you use magazines and newspaper to construct boxes and flowers. Suitable for children in school years K-2. Details: 1.30pm to 3pm, April 11, Baulkham Hills Library, 1z Railway Street, Baulkham Hills. Cost: $12. Bookings essential. Bookings: 9761 5735 or eventbrite.com.au/e/recycled-paper-origami-boxes-and-flowers-baulkham-hills-library-sold-out-tickets-32455139195
Walk from William Joyce Reserve to Sierra Place. Learn how to identify the different trees, listen for bellbirds and find fungi. Suitable for 8 to 13-year-olds and their carers. Meeting place advised at time of booking. Details: 9.30am to 11.30am, April 20. Cost: Free. Bookings essential. Bookings: 9634 3163, 0407 456 577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.