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FATHER’S DAY

Cedar Junction, Zwavelpoort, Pretoria East 8am-5pm. Live musician, mini train rides, jumping castles, trampoline, pedal boats & more. Fishing Competition (Catch & Release) competition. Bring own fishing rod, bait, chairs, 2 prizes to be handed out on the day. Full restaurant available,

Lipizzaner Kyalami, Jun 17, 10.30am and 2.30pm. The stallions will be strutting their stuff to the dramatic music from James Bond!

Saddle Creek Ranch, Hekpoort, Jun 16-17, From 11am ‘Action Dad’ Fathers Day Special. Complimentary orange juice on arrival,1 hour horse trail ride, 40 minute quad trail ride, picnic lunch with a couple of beers and dinky bottle of Champagne for the lady. A Saddle Creek Cap, CD of photos to take home and an ‘Action Dad’ T-shirt. Kids from 5 yrs can also participate in horse riding and quad trail ride.

Zeal Challenge for Dads, Equal Zeal, Faerie Glen Pta Jun 17th, 9am-12.30pm
Zeal Adventure w/ Dads, Equal Zeal, Centurion, Jun 16-17, Sat 10am-Sun 1pm

Aimed at giving Dad’s relationship with his children no 1 priority, it is a motivational package whereby Dad alongside his child will be working through activities and challenges together, strengthening relationships and learning to know each other on a different level. Dad and child will set goals and thus each family will gain a slightly different end result.

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YOUTH DAY

Acrobranch- Centurion. 9am-6pm on Sat and Sun. Acrobranch at The Big Red Barn is an adventure through a wonderful forest of eucalyptus trees. From ziplines to nets and barrels to fight on through, it is an exhilarating and fun experience for children as young as 3 years old to experience.

Wiggle Waggle Day at Stonehaven, Vanderbijl Park, Jun 16. A day full of doggie and family fun right on the banks of the Vaal River. Join 3km walk (9am) with only the ducks to bother you thereafter light entertainment:- doggie competitions with good prizes, dog obedience demonstrations,dancers, David Van Vuuren (2011 Idols Winner), Freddie Van Dango (Idols 2011 Finalist), Bouwer Bosch and more! food stalls, garden restaurant, pub & tea garden. River Cruises and lots of complimentary entertainment for the children

Shaguma GardenCafe and Restaurant, Crowthorne, Midrand. 8am-7pm Tues-Sun. Situated in the lovely Memories Corner Shopping Village in Crowthorne, The restaurant provides flavourful yet health conscious Mediterranean cuisine . There is also a  jumping castle ,table soccer  & playground for kids.

Fun Run/Walk Pretoria Zoo, Jun 16. Take part in the Friends of the Zoo Fun Run/Walk. It is a 5km circuit around the tranquil setting of the Zoo. The Fun Run/Walk is held every third Saturday of the month. Entrance opens at 6.00am and the Walk starts at 6.30am.

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