Saturday’s guide to summer with the kids

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The Express is helping you to keep your children busy during the summer holidays. Here is today’s guide to what’s going on around the district.

Saturday, August 23

Pugneys Light Railway Steam Gala from 11am until 6pm

Pet workshop from 11am at Pets at Home Wakefield

Children’s corner with books, games and dressing up from 9am until 4pm at Chantry Chapel Wakefield

Tots coaching sessions from 9am until 11am at Wakefield Indoor Football Centre, Thornes

Mythical maze fun from 10.30am until 12.30pm at South Elmsall Library

Craft activities from 11am until noon at Stanley Library

Family readers group from 10.30am until noon at Wakefield Library

Please check all times, dates and event details before you travel as events and activities can be cancelled or amended at short notice by organisers.

For more information about events and attractions in the area, visit Wakefield Council’s tourism website or see local listings at