A wonderful new place to explore has opened at the Adelaide Botanic Garden. First Creek Wetland was officially opened in November 2013 and is located in the south-east corner ...
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The Wiggles’ Apples & Bananas Tour launches 2014 at a cracking pace! Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon are coming to SA in April 2014.
The Wiggles fame is founded on their all singing and dancing live concerts and the Apples & Bananas tour promises to be one of the best!
The Apples & Bananas tour will feature [...]
In celebration of the launch of our new Play & Go DIRECTORY, our lovely friends at Jump First Jumping Castles are giving you the chance to WIN a $380 Voucher for any jumping castle or water slide hire. Perfect for your next party!
Jump First Jumping Castles hire over 40 jumping castle designs – from mini [...]
[ March 21, 2014 to March 23, 2014. ]
Planning a family? Already expecting? Have little ones in tow?
Discover what’s best for you, your pregnancy, baby or child at the Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo – the must see parenting event of the year.
About the Expo:
We know how hard it can be to find great advice & information on pregnancy & parenting, so we’re [...]
[ March 28, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Playgroup SA is celebrating 40 years in 2014. You are invited to a Twilight Playgroup to celebrate. Join in the fun with a family playgroup session, sausage sizzle and Bunnings craft to celebrate their birthday. Spaces are limited. Bookings are essential by phoning Playgroup SA on 1800 171 882 by 20 March 2014.
To find out [...]
Voila! is the delightful show by quirky Melbourne duo Lee Cohen and Emma Shepherd. The combination of an entertaining magician and a talented circus performer keeps little ones engaged for 45 minutes of tricks as they follow the storyline of Emma’s wish to have Lee magically make a ‘real’ bunny appear!
Lee engages the audience with [...]
The City of Playford will host the launch of Youth Week in South Australia with their annual SLAM event on Friday, 4th April 2014. This free local community event is hosted by Northern Sound System and will have a range of activities, entertainment, live music, competitions and giveaways.
Mega Skate Competition (Scooters, BMX and Skateboards)
Aerosol Art [...]
[ March 16, 2014; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Dogapalooza is an awesome charity music event to raise funds and awareness for local animal rescue organisations. Featuring an impressive line-up of local musicians, Dogapalooza will also include animal charity stalls, dog massage/reiki and vegan/vegetarian food.
Musicians on the day will include the very amazing Kelly Menhennett, Kelly Beaumont, The Hushes and more.
There will be dogs [...]
Join singing performer Professor Flint to explore the Museum’s Fossil Galleries after dark in this illuminating and entertaining tour.
Tours are divided into age groups for ages 6-12 year olds and 10-17 year olds. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
To maximise the number of children able to access this experience please limit to one adult per [...]
[ March 14, 2014; 7:30 pm; ]
The City of Playford will have a special outdoor screening of Despicable Me 2 for one night only on Friday, March 14th. Bring chairs, rugs and a few nibbles and settle in for a night of FREE family fun!
There will be a BBQ with drinks and popcorn available for purchase.
This is a smoke and alcohol [...]
[ April 13, 2014; 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. ]
The South Australian Aviation Museum displays aircraft and aircraft engines of relevance to South Australia and aviation in Australia. It’s also home to the Defence Science and Technology Organisation’s heritage rocket collection. On Sunday April 13th visitors are invited to experience the unique opportunity of attending one of the few engine runs staged by a [...]
Adelaide Festival Centre’s 2014 Something on Saturday program is out now. The season runs from 26 April – 30 August.
Something on Saturday is sponsored by National Pharmacies and delights and entertains thousands of children every Saturday throughout winter each year. Many South Australian children aged 2 to 10 enjoy their first theatrical experience through the [...]
[ March 16, 2014; 1:00 pm; ]
How many of us have danced with our kids? Can you remember the last time you saw a group of family members and friends engaged in good, fun times? Adelaide Reggae Jam is a Family Event to be held at the Garage Bar in Waymouth Street on Sunday, March 16th. Everyone is welcome to come [...]
[ March 19, 2014; ]
Wednesday 19 March 2014 marks the 8th National Ride2School Day, where over 250,000 Australian students will ride, walk, scoot or skate to school, many for the first time.
National Ride2School Day is about celebrating active travel within the school day and encouraging those who haven’t started to give it a go. Commit to a healthier 2014 [...]
[ March 9, 2014; ]
On Sunday 9 March, the village of Hahndorf will have some family friendly fun entertainment in the Main Street linked to Hahndorf on the Fringe.
Look out for outrageous stilt walking puppeteers, roving street performers, buskers and pop up mini performances while roaming the glorious tree clad main street.
There are various venues who have visual arts [...]
[ May 17, 2014; 9:00 am; May 18, 2014; 9:00 am; ]
Bricktopia is South Australia’s new LEGO® Fan Event presented by the National Motor Museum in conjunction with the Southern Bricks LEGO Users Group. Bricktopia is an About Time South Australian History Festival event, celebrating transport across time. LEGO Fans of all ages are invited to indulge in their love of all things LEGO.
Builders from all [...]
Dora Gild Playground | Churchill Ave, Clarence Park
Review by Catherine Leo
Not being on a major road, the Dora Gild Playground in Clarence Park is a bit of a hidden treasure that is already incredibly popular with locals but may not be known by many other Adelaideans.
When I asked visitors to the playground what they [...]
Pancakes. They’re a staple at our house. Great for breakfast… and even occasionally for dinner, when you are all out of ideas!
There is no need to buy the pre-packaged stuff at the shops, this recipe works every time. You only need a few basic ingredients to make them from scratch and it’s easy enough the [...]
[ April 12, 2014; 11:00 am; ]
A new addition to the TattsBet Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, Stakes Family Day Races showcases a quality day of Group & Listed Races, and provides an exciting prelude to the forthcoming Group 1 events at Morphettville. It’s also a great day out for the family with FREE Kids Rides, face painters and entertainment from 12-5pm.
[ March 23, 2014; ]
Boileau VeloAdelaide is a celebration of Adelaide’s booming cycling culture and a chance to cycle Adelaide’s best cycling routes – without cars. There are rides from 5km up to 115km long. The Free Family River Ride is the Boileau VeloAdelaide ride for families… and for anyone who doesn’t like hills! Everyone is welcome to participate [...]
[ April 21, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The 2014 Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary Family Fun Day will be held on Easter Monday. Come along to browse the stalls, feed the animals (the emus happily eat from your hand, others may be more timid), enjoy great BBQ food, check out the cottage museum, take a stroll through the native bushland or just sit [...]
[ March 8, 2014; 9:45 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Celebrate the 175th birthday of the South Australia Police Force (SAPOL) with this free community event at the Old Courthouse and Police Station in Willunga.
Celebrations will begin with a parade from the Willunga CFS station to the Courthouse at 9.45 am. The procession will include, among others, the Band of the South Australia Police, vehicles from [...]