Hundreds of parents and kids have a Baby’s Day Out

The Frozen 'castle' was a popular attraction at Baby's Day Out. Photos: Ben McArthur

Ben McArthur

HUNDREDS of parents and kids aged up to four came to Brennan Park, Sale last week for Baby’s Day Out.

The event, held Monday, March 4 was spent at Brennan Park, and featured rock painting, a Frozen jumping castle, face painting, balloon twisting, ice cream, and a petting zoo.

It was an undeniably rural Victorian event, with the most popular attraction being a tractor with a smiley face on the grill slowly towing a trailer full of kids and parents around the park.

According to the length of lines, the next most popular event was a petting zoo organised by Aussie Farm Animals that had goats, chickens, ducks, sheep and rabbits.

In Step Dance School turned half a basketball court into a dancing arena supported by whimsical music.

There were about 13 stalls made up of representatives from Uniting Care, Maternal and Child Health Services, Sale Police Station, Wellington Toy Library, Gippsland Regional Sports Complex and other not-for-profits.

The day was part of Wellington Shire’s Parks Week activities, ending last Sunday (March 10), with the Sale Music Festival.

Wellington Shire Mayor Ian Bye called this Baby’s Day Out an “important event”.

“We are really lucky to have so many beautiful parks and open spaces in The Middle of Everywhere, and Parks Weeks offers something for everyone and all abilities to get involved with,” he said.

The basketball court at Brennan Park turned into a dance arena during Park’s Week.