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Summer is here, the school holidays have began, but what to do with the children.
Don’t panic, children and even hard to please teenagers will find a host of activities within the borough.
There are playgroups and play centres for toddlers, face painting, story telling at the library and even a teddy bears picnic. Older children can row on the river lea, participate in dance work shops, drama, jewellry making, Taekwondo, Rugby, Football, Tennis camp.
Children and young people can also take part in athletic wheelchair racing, T Shirt painting and media training.
You can even experience the thrills of the high seas, while you take part in six weeks Tall Ship Challenge and learn skills like teamwork, decision making and leadership.
Local museums such as Hackney Museum, Geffrye Museum and the V & A Museum of Childhood, will be hosting different events for all age groups.
For a full list of activities in Hackney and adjecent boroughs, check out Summer Guide 2010, that has been put together by Hackney Council.