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Family fun and entertainment at the Good Housekeeping BrightFuture Family Fun Day

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Children having a sack race outdoors.Looking for really exciting ways to keep the kids entertained over the weekend, while also keeping your interests peaked? Well then, look no further than the Good Housekeeping BrightFuture Family Fun Day,happening next week Sunday, 10th April.

We, as most parents try to keep our kids fairly active and mindful of exploring their world around them, often doing things that they love on our days off. However, I don’t know about you, but Mike and I have fairly busy and demanding lives, and as much as we love doing it, it’s not always our cup of tea to spend our much-yearned-for weekends purely chasing kiddies up and down the playslide. What about us? Mom and dad need some fun too – so we’re always on the look-out for something that keeps us entertained just as much as the children and that we can really enjoy right along with them.

Enter the Good Housekeeping BrightFuture Family Fun Day, which really has something for everyone! Throw in the fact that you get to entertain the children with a FULL day of activities for only R20, then I would say you have yourself a pretty sweet deal right there.
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Just think: wine tasting (yes, please), a classic car display (oh, be still my beating heart), mouthwatering food from some of the country’s best food trucks (who doesn’t love food trucks?!), fantastic live entertainment from two of South Africa’s hottest bands, GOODLUCK and TouchWood, not to mention wine being sold at cellar prices (HELLO!). And all set within the gorgeous surrounds of the Backsberg Estate Cellars, in Paarl. (One of my favourites! And they also happen to be SA’s first carbon-neutral wine estate.) Folks, can it get any better? More importantly have you booked your tickets yet?

Multi-ethnic children (5 years) painting bird houses.

As for the children, they have over 30 fun activities planned for the day, including a craft station, petting zoo, bouncy castles, special kid zones (6 years and under, and 7 to 12 years), face painting and traditional races just to name a few.

Low angle view of three happy children having fun in a sack race outdoors.

What’s even cooler about the event is that the day will also focus on discovering how we can build a better world for future generations and the important role that children need to play in South Africa. Parenting is quite a daunting task, where our homes serve as training grounds for the future generation that will one day impact the world. What better way then to discover how we can better do this, while still having loads of fun.

What you need to know:

    Venue: Backsberg Estate Cellars, Simondium Rd, Klapmuts, Paarl
    Date: Sunday, 10 April (that’s real soon!)
    Time: 11am – 4pm
    Cost:

      Adults: R120 each (includes a FREE three-month print or a four-month digital subscription to Good Housekeeping; R10 of the ticket price goes to the Save the Children charity)
      Children: (two to 16 years) R20 each (includes ALL kids’ activities for the day)
      Under-twos and pensioners enter free

    Website: www.goodhousekeeping.co.za
    Facebook: Good Housekeeping SA and BrightFuture Family Fun Day
    Twitter: @GoodHouseSA

Share your thoughts with us: #GHFun #brightFutureSA

So don’t forget – as if you didn’t already have enough reason to get your ticket- R10 of the ticket price goes to the Save the Children charity.

Get your tickets right here.

This event is proudly brought to you by Good Housekeeping, Unilever, Kelloggs and Nutriday.
It truly is the ultimate family fun day out. Hope to see you there! X

Multi-ethnic girls (ages 8 to 10 years) playng in inflatable bouncy castle.
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Author: mommabeartrax

Mother of two (and counting), pregnant with the third and have a sweet little angel in heaven. A very happy wifey, blogger, lover of life and laughter, a clumsy swimmer, loyal friend, Im funnier in my head than I actually am, I am a qualified HypnoBirthing Child Birth Educator, I get inexplicably excited about good food, baking & crafts. Although, I think baking and crafts are just trying to fill a void that my Kenpo and gym-rat days used to fill. Lastly, according to the rest of the world, I fix your printer. But I'm actually a Software Architect.

One thought on “Family fun and entertainment at the Good Housekeeping BrightFuture Family Fun Day

  1. Pingback: Some good ol’ fashioned fun that was had at the Good Housekeeping BrightFuture Family Fun day | The Milk Memoirs

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