Playgroups provide parents and carers with the opportunity to meet new people, gain support and exchange parenting ideas. They allow babies, toddlers and preschoolers to socialise as they play and learn together. All playgroups are different but the emphasis is on fun and friendship.

A number of playgroups are operated by community groups within the Shire.

Day: Tuesdays
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Venue: The Apsley Primary School
Cost: $2 per family per session
Contact: Keryn Smith | 0427 710 205
Details: The Apsley Alligators is a play and learning group for pre-school aged children run by expert facilitator Keryn Smith. Everyone is welcome with no bookings necessary. Please bring a healthy fruit snack in a container, a water bottle, a hat, and a travel mug if parent wants tea/coffee.

Day: Mondays (school terms only) beginning Monday 24th April 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 12.00 pm
Venue: Edenhope Kindergarten, 52 Langford Street, Edenhope
Cost: $2 per family per session
Contact: Sally Iredell | 0419 158 997
Details: Please bring your own morning tea.

Day: Fridays (school terms only)
Time: 10:30 am – 12.00 pm
Venue: Goroke Kindergarten, Compston Street, Goroke
Cost: $2 per family per session
Contact: Lisa Gillard, Playgroup Facilitator | 0456 836 390 or Tracey Bone | 0408 471 324
Details: Please bring a piece of fruit to share. (Please be aware we request fruit only due to allergies)

Day: Thursdays (during school terms).
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Venue: Kaniva Kindergarten (childcare/playgroup room), 25 Baker St, Kaniva
Cost: $1 per child, per session (members); or $2 per child per session (non-members). Children under 12 months are free. Membership $30 per year or $10 per term.
Contact Jenni Goodwin | 0410 403 391
Details: Rhyme Time session at the Kaniva Library starts at 10am, with Playgroup starting at 10:30am next door in the childcare room.


Catherine Hurley
Early Years Coordinator
PO Box 201, Edenhope VIC 3318
Phone: 03 5392 7700

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