Tewantin State School will be holding its free annual Under Eight’s Day celebration on Friday 24 May, with many activities taking place around the ovals and the hall.
Under Eight’s Day is celebrated to create an awareness of services, activities and organisations from the community that are aimed at children and to support their families.At approximately 9am students will assemble in the school hall, with activities commencing at 9:15am. Under Eight’s Day this year will have more community organisations and sporting codes in attendance than ever before plus a variety of art, construction activities and giveaways. Tea, coffee and muffins will be available for adults to purchase at the front of the hall, along with a variety of new Scholastic books. Stalls which are run by the teachers range from hot popcorn, a disco in the hall, a gross motor obstacle course, face painting, kite making, bubble blowing and decorating cupcakes.The emergency services which will be attending the event include the Queensland Fire and Rescue, Rural Fire Brigade, Queensland Ambulance and Police Service and the SES. AFL, Football/Soccer, Cricket, Athletics and Surf Life Saving are some of the sporting codes that will be represented this year. Noosa Coast Guard will be attending again this year along with the Wilvos. Queensland Zoo will be bringing in several reptiles including snakes, lizards, alligators and possibly some mammals as well to educate the children about wildlife. A small petting zoo and a jumping caste will also be on site. Activities conclude at approximately 11am. Parents and other family members of Tewantin State School students are encouraged to attend. Children under the age of eight from the community that are from child care centres or that are home schooled or children that do not attend another school are also most welcome to attend, as long as they are supervised by an adult. Families that do not attend Tewantin State School will need to sign in at the school administration building, at the Werin Street school entrance. For more information about this event contact the Tewantin State School on 5335 8888.