On an overcast Sunday 22 October 2017, 7400 people, mostly families with young children gathered on the great lawn at Werribee Park for the 17th Annual Children’s Week Picnic, a free community event produced by Wyndham City.
The crowd was kept entertained by the main entertainment stage which featured performances ranging from popular Despicable Me 3 characters to contemporary Bollywood dancers. New in 2017 were the Arts Experience and The Healthy & Active Zones, both hosted engaging interactive experiences open to all. Stilt walkers and even a giant snail roved through the crowd.
Wyndham City’s family services were well represented with marquees and activities hosted by, Arts and Culture, Sport & Recreation, Waste Strategy, Environment & Water, Community Hubs, Youth Services , Communications, Community Planning & Development , Community Support, Libraries & Community Learning, Visitor Information Centre.
The Children’s Week Picnic will be back in 2018 on Sunday 28 October. Stay tuned for more details.