One of Adelaide’s favourite playgrounds had a facelift recently and if you haven’t been for a while it’s certainly worth a visit to check out the fabulous new equipment. ...
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Based on the brilliantly inventive book series Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow, The Boxtrolls is a coming-of-age comedy adventure filled with multi-dimensional characters, including our hero, who is a boy figuring out who he is and what he wants to be in a fantastically magical, 3D world that [...]
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Take a break from the everyday and enjoy quality time together with the Crowne Plaza Adelaide Family Focus Package.
Located in Hindmarsh Square in the city, stay at the award-winning Adelaide hotel and experience the best of cosmopolitan Adelaide at your fingertips. The refreshingly modern surrounds of Crowne Plaza Adelaide boasts inspiring [...]
[ September 26, 2014; 2:15 pm; ]
Looking for a way to tire out the kids as soon as the school holidays start?
After the siren sounds for the last day of term 3, The Goodwood Extravaganza is back on Friday 26 September 2014, starting at 2.15pm at Goodwood Primary School, 140 Goodwood Rd.
Thanks to the support of Danielle Pope at Harris Real [...]
[ September 21, 2014; 11:00 am; ]
Deep Creek Conservation Park, one of South Australia’s most scenic bushland reserves, will be on show at a free Family Fun Day on Sunday 21 September. A fun day out for all, with great walking trails and spectacular views, there will be exciting activities and stalls from 11.00am onwards including face painting, animals, park pass [...]
[ October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014. ]
The 32nd SA Scale Model Expo will once again take place at the Christian Brothers College on the weekend of October 11 and 12. This Expo showcases the hobby of scale modelling and is one of the longest running annual events of its type in Australia and the world.
There will be hundreds of museum-quality scale [...]
[ September 27, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Seed Freedom Food Festival will be a festival that celebrates, informs and inspires. It’s all about South Australian organic food, local food and growing your own food, as well as the worldwide need to save seed!
Conscious ‘seedizens’ are invited to come along and enjoy an abundance of:
Organic gardening & seed saving workshops (for both [...]
[ September 20, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Ecofest is a community environmental festival established to promote positive actions for sustainability and improve environmental awareness within the community.
Ecofest links people with environmental products and services whilst being a fun, interactive family event. Come along and wander through stalls, kids’ activities, eco-trails, plant sales, op-shops and more!
School bands will play and Cleland is bringing [...]
[ September 19, 2014; ]
PARK(ing) Day is the one day each year when car parks in cities around the world go from asphalt to awesome!
On Friday 19 September 2014 a variety of people who are passionate about Adelaide’s public spaces will temporarily transform selected on-street car parks into ‘people parks’ that are fun, unique and temporary hubs of creativity [...]
[ October 12, 2014; 7:00 pm; ]
The Combined Magicians Clubs of Adelaide are having a Magicians Convention and some world class interstate & overseas magicians will be in Adelaide in October 2014. While the convention is for magicians and club members, they will be performing ONE SHOW ONLY open to the Public.
Join them for an Intimate Evening of Magic and Mystery [...]
[ September 20, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Wattle St Market is a pop up garden market in the heart of the Eastern suburbs in Fullarton. As a boutique market, it brings together an eclectic mix of stalls from handmade kids and adult clothing and accessories, bags, organic soy candles, towels and linen, hand crafted cards and stationery and delicious food including cakes, [...]
Join the Theatre Bugs Show Bugs students as they present a musical version of Peter Pan during the October school holidays.
This new hilarious musical follows the adventures of Wendy, John and Michael as they explore Never Never Land with Peter Pan and Tinkerbell. Their adventures include basking by the lagoon with the beautiful mermaids, dancing [...]
[ October 10, 2014; 5:00 pm; ]
Join Greyhound Racing SA for the running of the Adelaide Cup 2014 at Angle Park on Friday, October 10th. There will be lots of activities to keep the kids entertained including the Fantasy Flight carnival ride, a balloon artist and Magician Simon Skinner.
Features on the night include:
Nitro Burst x Hopes Up pup for auction
Two-dog match [...]
[ October 1, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. October 7, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. October 10, 2014; 12:00 pm; ]
October 2014 is Kitchen Garden Month!
The Kitchen Garden Initiative is a strategic priority for the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide. The program promotes the development of kitchen gardens in homes, schools and communities in Adelaide. There will be heaps of activities celebrating edible gardening in South Australia and most of them are free.
Plants for the Pantry [...]
[ September 21, 2014; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Clarence Park Community Kindergarten are holding a Family Fun Day on Sunday, September 21st. Come along and enjoy an afternoon at the kindy with a host of activities including plaster and face painting, glitter tattoos, biscuit decorating, lucky squares, coffee & cake stall, slushies and a sausage sizzle. Bring along chairs and gold coins! Children [...]
[ October 10, 2014; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Festival of Now is a highlight of Mental Health Week which runs from October 5 to 12 2014. Enlivening Rundle Park on World Mental Health Day, it’s about getting together, having fun experiences that relax, energise, awaken and engage the mind, body and spirit to bring us into the NOW!
The day will include activities [...]
[ October 11, 2014; October 18, 2014; October 25, 2014; ]
Seacliff Surf Life Saving Club is holding their annual Open Day on Sunday, October 11th followed by two free come and try days. Available to 5 – 15 year olds, surf life saving offers a great day out on the beach every Saturday, teaching swimming skills and surf skills and hopefully developing some future Lifesavers.
[ October 6, 2014; ]
The West End Slowdown is back with a Port versus Crows rematch at Alberton Oval on the October long weekend.
Bring the family along to see Port and Crows greats go head to head in support of the Little Heroes Foundation. Entry is just a $5 donation and kids under five are free.
There will be free [...]
[ September 24, 2014; 6:30 pm; ]
The first event to celebrate the regional partnerships of local schools is the upcoming Moon Lantern Festival on Wednesday September 24th.
Meet at Wattle Reserve on Wattle Avenue in Hove at 6pm sharp where students will gather to light up their lanterns and walk along the Esplanade to Brighton Jetty, lighting up the night.
Bring along your [...]
[ September 27, 2014 to October 4, 2014. ]
Nature Play SA’s ‘Nature Play Week’ is being held during the first week of the Spring school holidays from September 27th to October 4th 2014 right across South Australia to celebrate all things Nature Play! You will find activities being held at a variety of different venues including the Botanic Gardens, Cleland Wildlife Park, SA [...]
[ September 21, 2014; 2:40 pm; ]
The 2014 IGA SANFL Grand Final will see arch-rivals Norwood and Port Adelaide battle it out at Adelaide Oval on Sunday, September 21st. The SANFL’s final game for the season will be played at the Oval for the first time since 1973. The day includes the Reserves Grand Final between Woodville-West Torrens and Sturt) at [...]
[ October 31, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Boo at the Zoo Halloween Spook-tacular!
Get your costumes ready because it’s back! Boo at the Zoo, Adelaide Zoo’s frightfully fun Halloween party is returning to Adelaide Zoo this Halloween, 31 October 2014.
Ghoulish guests are encouraged to dress the part and enjoy the entertainment, plus a special trick or treat trail for the little ones. Devils, [...]
[ October 8, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at a wildlife hospital?
Adelaide Koala & Wildlife Hospital are holding an open day during the second week of the school holidays so you can find out! There will be a sausage sizzle, raffles, colouring competitions and much more!
The Adelaide Koala & Wildlife Hospital is a not for profit [...]