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Early Years Services Open Weekend

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Event Details

Bayside's early years services will open their doors for the annual Open Weekend on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 March. 

Kindergartens, playhouses, occasional care centres, Bayside's Toy Library and selected maternal and child health centres and libraries will be open to showcase their services.

For families with young children, this is a great opportunity to see the many options that are available to you and to find out more about a service you may be interested in. Children are welcome to attend.

What you can expect when you visit

  • Staff and educators on site ready to answer questions
  • Activities showcasing what the service offers
  • Information regarding fees and timetables
  • Information relating to enrolment or membership
  • Information on how you can get involved as a parent
  • Guided or self-guided facility tours

The event precedes the opening of the Kindergarten Central Registration period for 2020 so if you are undecided about which kindergarten to register for, this event should not be missed.

There is also an opportunity to learn more about the planning for a new All Abilities playground at Thomas Street Park in Hampton. Drop in on Sunday between 11am and 2pm or Have Your Say online bayside.vic.gov.au/haveyoursay

Where and when?


East Beaumaris Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 11am – 1pm
Jack & Jill Kindergarten: Sunday 31 March 9am – 11am
Olive Phillips Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 9.30am – 11.30am
North Brighton Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
Brighton Baptist Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
St Peters Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
Wilson Street Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 9am – 12noon
Olympic Avenue Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 10am - 12noon
Hampton Community Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
Helen Paul Kindergarten: Sunday 31 March 9.30am – 11.30am
Holy Trinity: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
Livingston Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
Grange Road Kindergarten: Sunday 31 March 10am- 12noon
St John’s Kindergarten: Saturday 30 March 11am – 2pm


Gordon Street Pre-School: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
Black Rock Pre-School: Sunday 31 March 9.30am – 12noon / Monday 1 April 5.45pm – 7pm
Hurlingham Pre-School: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
St Mary’s Pre-school: Saturday 30 March 10am – 1pm
Nagle Pre-School: Sunday 31 March 9.30am – 11.30am

Playhouse/Child care

Beaumaris Children’s Playhouse: Saturday 30 March 9am – 12noon
Brighton Playroom - Half-Day Child Care: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon
Bayside Playhouse & Occasional Care: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon

Maternal and Child Health

Maternal and Child Health: Saturday 30 March 10am – 12noon


Saturday 30 March 10am – 4pm: Discover how to get the most out of the Library for yourself and your child and register for the 1000 books before school challenge.
Beaumaris: 96 Reserve Road Beaumaris
Brighton: 14 Wilson Street Brighton
Sandringham: 2–8 Waltham Street Sandringham

Toy Library

Toy Library: Sunday 31 March 10am – 1pm


Thomas Street Playground: Sunday 31 March 11am – 2pm
Drop in and find out about the planning for the new All Abilities Playground.

Locations and contact information

For service open times, addresses and contact details, please download the open weekend timetable.

Early Years Open Weekend Timetable (PDF, 237.14KB)