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Wellness on Time introduces 28 Days of Wellness

Starts 1 October 2019

Sign up and every day for 28 days you will receive wellness activities delivered directly to your inbox.

Easily integrate wellness into your every day.

We all have reasons why we don’t move our bodies (aka exercise). The most common reason for not finding ways to move throughout the day is, time. The best way to change a habit is to replace it with a better one and Wellness on Time make it easy. No lock in contracts or fees. Sign up for the 28 days of Wellness for only $28. Specially curated activities, with professional instructors teaching a range of modalities.

Register now and help to raise money for a good cause - for every person who signs up for 28 days of Wellness they are giving 10% of proceeds to Heartkids. Visit www.wellnessontime.net for more information.

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Would you like the opportunity to park a brand new car in your driveway?

The Rotary Club of Ballarat South is conducting its annual Community Raffle to raise funds for charitable organisations.

This is a great opportunity for HeartKids to raise much needed funds - the cost of each ticket is $2.00 and we retain 80% of all tickets we are able to sell.

 

This year's prizes include:

• 1st Prize – Mazda CX5 Auto MAXX valued at $36,880 inc ORC

• 2nd Prize - Mazda 2 P 6 Auto Hatch Neo valued at $21,188 inc ORC

 

We thank those of you who have offered to help sell raffle tickets in the past, we hope to have your help again this year. We are also looking for new families or individuals who can sell as many tickets as you can in your local community. Maybe you have a school, sporting club, extended family and friends that you can sell to. Tickets are on sale until 10th January, 2020 so plenty of time to sell. The raffle will be drawn on 9th February, 2020 at Ballarat Showgrounds. 

Please contact Amy Heafield to order tickets: amy.heafield@heartkids.org.au or 0431 544 510.

Individual tickets will also be available to purchase at the Christmas Picnic on November 23. 

 

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Get Happy for HeartKids! Colour Run 24th November

 

The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5K on the Planet, is a unique event that celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality. Now the largest running series in the world, The Color Run has been experienced by over 6 million runners worldwide in 35+ countries.

Share the love and join The Color Run at Flemington Racecourse on the 24th November. 

Help our HeartKids by selecting Fundraise for HeartKids when you register.

For more information visit https://thecolorrun.com.au/locations/melbourne/ or contact nicole.young@heartkids.org.au for help on how to fundraise for Heartkids.

 

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Murray Quad supporting HeartKids - Saturday 30th November

 

Looking for a weekend away to explore the mighty Murray River then the 2019 Murray Quad is for you.

It all begins with a 25km/12km paddle down the Murray River from Cobram to Tocumwal on Saturday 30th of November,

followed by an evening 40km indoor spin session at Balance Spin Studio Mulwala and ends with either a half/quarter marathon,

a 6.5km run on the world class designed Black Bull Golf Course in Yarrawonga on Sunday.

Then everyone can join in the fun HeartKids/Parents run walk along the famous Lake Mulwala foreshore.

Each event can be done individually or any combination.

For more information contact: Timothy Roadley on 0417373376 or email  timroadley@gmail.com

Event Website site: www.murrayquad.com.au

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Escape Room Challenge

Register your interest to participate in a HeartKids Escape Room Challenge and leave everyday life behind for an hour of intense exhilaration, during which you and your teammates attempt to escape a locked room by following a series of wickedly cryptic clues. Contact nicole.young@heartkids.org.au for more information.

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Support Events:

FunFlight - Saturday 26 October (Except Point Cook)

 

FunFlight is a national not-for-profit organisation based in Melbourne. Since inception, FunFlight has flown over 12,000 participants, giving children and their families the chance to fly.   

Further information about FunFlight can be found at www.funflight.org 

 

HeartKids is lucky to be invited to join the fun.  Families can register to attend this day and will be offered a free flight.   

Registrations are now open for select venues and will be made directly with the FunFlight group via a link that we are able to share with you for each venue. 

Please email Lynette on lynette.mccoullough@heartkids.org.au if you would like the link to a venue. Please only request the link for venues which are advertised below and provide your name, heart child or heart angel name and venue you wish to attend.  Keep a check on this website to see if new venues are open. 

 

Links are currently available for these venues. Please note many (but not all) venues are already full however wait list places are available.

Bendigo - Sat 26 October
Colac - Sat 26 October  
Torquay - Sat 26 October
Lilydale - Sat 26 October 
Point Cook - Saturday 9 November 
Tyabb (Morning Peninsula) - Sat 26 October
Launceston TAS - Sat 26 October
 

 

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Box Hill Miniature Train Day - Saturday 26th October 2019

The Box Hill HeartKids Miniature Train Family Fun Day out is back. (Thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Waverley)

When: Saturday 26 October 2019, 11:30am - 1:30pm (Sausage sizzle lunch available at 11:30am, train rides 12:30pm- 1:30pm)

Location: - Box Hill Miniature Railway Society

Cnr Belmore and Elgar Roads, Mont Albert.

  

This event is for families of a heart child or heart angel.

To book click here

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Special Childrens Christmas Parties 

Tickets for the Special Children's party have already been ordered.  We can only take Wait List registrations so please register if you would like to be considered if a person with a ticket can no longer attend.

Melbourne 

Sat 7 December, 9.30am - 1pm 

Grand Pavillion, Melbourne Showgrounds Victoria 

 

Hobart 

Sat 16 November, 11am – 3pm 

Derwent Entertainment Centre, Hobart Tasmania 

 

Albury/Wodonga 

Sat 30 November, 10am - 1pm 

Wodonga Sports & Leisure Centre 

 

These parties are for children with special needs and are run by Special Children's Christmas parties (not HeartKids).   Families with a heart child (aged 0 – 12 years) or families with siblings of heart angels (0–12) are invited to register their interest to attend.  Parents and siblings can attend but only the heart child will receive a present from the toy room. 

 

Please register for the wait list here


 

HeartKids Christmas Picnic - 23rd November

Come and join the HeartKids community for a Christmas picnic on Saturday 23 November from 11am to 3pm at the North Melbourne Primary School.

 

Celebrate Christmas with other HeartKids families and enjoy activities and a visit from Santa.

BYO lunch if you wish or you may choose to purchase food.

Further information about the day will be emailed to you before the event.

This event is for families of a heart child or heart angel.

So please register if you would like to attend by clicking here.

 

 

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Variety Kids Xmas Party - 5th December

When : -Thursday 5th December Register at 10am for 11am-1:30pm

Where: - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

HeartKids can order tickets for your heart child and one carer to the Variety Kids Xmas Party.  It is an annual event where Victorian kids facing challenges with disadvantage, disability or living with special needs come together to have fun in an inclusive and welcoming environment.   There are carnival rides and attractions, clowns, costumes, entertainment, food, games and gifts! This event is also FREE for all our families and organisations who attend. Hosting up to 5,000 kids each year, it's no small celebration!   We know the hustle bustle isn't everyone's cup of tea, so we have a number of quiet spaces if kids need a break from the excitement. 

Please register your interest here 

 

Please note that this is an invite only event, so you must secure a ticket to attend. This is not a HeartKids run event but HeartKids will be able to distribute tickets when they are available. 

This event is only for heart children aged 1 day to 13 years old and one carer.

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World Festival of Magic - Save the date

 
HeartKids will have some tickets to the World Festival of Magic shows in November and December.
To register your interest for tickets please click hereWe will then request these from the organisers and post to you if we are successful in securing tickets for your family.
 
Tickets will be available for : - 
Albury Entertainment Centre, Wednesday 20 November, 10.30am and 4.30pm
Ballarat, Founders Theatre, Sunday 15 December,  1.30am and 4.30pm
Bendigo, Ulumbarra Theatre, Friday 13 December, 11.30pm
Geelong, The Arena, Thursday 21 November, 10.30am
Hobart, HGC Federation Concert Hall, Saturday 23 November, 3pm & 6pm
Launceston Conference Centre, Monday 25 November, 10.30am & 5.30pm
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre,  Saturday 14 December, 11am and 2pm
Mildura, St Josephs College Stadium, Wednesday 11 December, 6.30pm

 

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Bubs and Bowls - Every Wednesday 

Every Wednesday 10am – 12pm the Port Melbourne Bowls Club hosts a free Bubs and Bowls event.

Bubs and Bowls is a fitness and social activity that you can enjoy with your little one.

The event brings new and expecting parents, grandparents and friends together to enjoy a coffee, a chat and a social roll.

PMBC also provide a complimentary annual social membership to any one bringing their little one in. For further information visit www.bowlsvic.org.au

Contact Port Melbourne Bowling Club, 130 Spring Street, Port Melbourne Phone 03 9646 2642

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HeartKid Branch Catch Ups

Our volunteer Branch Coordinators do an incredible job of organising local catch ups in various locations across Victoria and Tasmania. If you would like to attend one of our scheduled events it is important that you register you interest to attend with your local branch coordinator. Please contact Amy Heafield if you need more information on finding your local branch at amy.heafield@heartkids.org.au or 0431 544 510


 

HeartKids Morning Teas at The Royal Children's Hospital

When: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Where: Third Floor Parent Lounge
Details: All ward, PICU, NICU and outpatient families are welcome to join us for morning tea. We look forward to seeing you there!