Hart’s Mill Playground | Fun at The Port

The recent $2 million refurbishment of the Hart’s Mill precinct at Port Adelaide includes this brand new play space, opened in May 2014. You can’t miss this brightly coloured ...

Chocolate Apricot Fudge | The Easy Recipe

I’ve been making this chocolate treat for at least 15 years. A friend of a friend made and brought it along to a bbq and she kindly told me ...

First Creek Wetland | Adelaide Botanic Garden

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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Equipment Sale at Get Active Sports!

August is sale time at Get Active Sports! The great, sturdy ...

FREE School Holiday Sports Program | City of Charles Sturt | 29 Sep to 3 Oct 2014

The City of Charles Sturt is inviting all children aged 3 ...

Westpac Teddy Bear’s Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 23 August 2014

[ August 23, 2014; ] Save the date! Bring the whole family ...

See Australia’s Biggest Lolly Mural | Adelaide

[ August 1, 2014 to August 15, 2014. August 18, 2014 to ...

Kids Navigate Neuroscience | 23 August 2014

[ August 23, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] In a ...

The Reading Hour | 19 August 2014

[ August 19, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Sharing a ...

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WIN 12 Little Kickers Sessions and a Uniform

Thanks to Little Kickers, Play & Go readers have a chance to win a fabulous prize for their child valued at $248!

One lucky winner will receive 12 Little Kickers sessions plus a Little Kickers Uniform.

About Little Kickers….
Little Kickers is a soccer program for children 18 months to 7 years, developed by professionals from a number [...]

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SA Museum Family Fun Day | 24 Aug 2014

[ August 24, 2014; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
SA Musuem FREE Family Fun Day
As part of National Science Week, this Sunday 24 August 2014, from 11am to 3pm, the Museum will hold a FREE
Family Fun Day. There will be storytelling inside a giant inflatable seahorse, hands-on fun, and science
performances on the North Terrace lawns.

For more information on this event and others, visit the [...]

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Magic in the Moonlight Movie Night Fundraiser | 5 Sept 2014

Super Cooper’s Chance to Soar is a fundraising effort for a very special little Adelaide boy, Cooper, who was born premature at 28 weeks and as a result suffers from Spastic Diplega Cerebral Palsy.
In his young life Cooper has overcome a number of hurdles and he dreams of walking unaided, running around the school yard [...]

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Kooky Kidz Market & Movie | Port Adelaide | 28 September 2014

[ September 28, 2014; 3:00 pm; ]
Our Port and City of Port Adelaide Enfield will be holding a bright family fun day for all kids at Hart’s Mill on September 28.
KooKy Kidz Markets will be showcasing high quality gifts, clothes and handmade products with something for every family member. The Kidz Zone promises hours of fun with live shows and free [...]

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Twister in the Square | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | August 2014

Remember all the fun you can have playing Twister? Over the next week a range of Twister games will be set up on the lawns of Victoria Square in the city.
Head over to the Square with your family and friends, download the Twister spinner app onto your smart phone and have some good old fashion [...]

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Festival of Vintage Boats, Trains & Planes | 5 & 6 October 2014

[ October 5, 2014; October 6, 2014; ]
The SA Maritime Museum, National Railway Museum and SA Aviation Museum are joining forces to present the Festival of Vintage Boats, Trains and Planes over the October long weekend. This event will combine the transport history of all three museums, plus the One and All sailing ship and the historic Clipper ship City of Adelaide [...]

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Archer’s Arcadia Amazing Mechanical Performers | 1 Sept – 16 Oct 2014

Roll up to the National Railway Museum to experience the wonderful world of Archer’s Arcadia. South Australian artist, David Archer, will be exhibiting his humorous, fun and quirky automata ‘penny arcade’ style interactive artworks at the Museum – Archer’s Arcadia Amazing Mechanical Performers.

For more information visit the National Railway Museum website here.
What:  Archer’s Arcadia Amazing [...]

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WIN 12 Handmade Cookies from Cookie B Mine

Does your child have a birthday coming up?
Do you need an impressive party treat for your guests’ goodie bags?
With thanks to Cookie B Mine, Play & Go readers have the chance to win a dozen delicious homemade cookies all delicately hand crafted with royal icing.  Cookie B Mine is based here in Adelaide and the [...]

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The Boxtrolls | opens 18 September 2014

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 embraces the incredible animation talents that [...]

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | opens 11 September 2014

The city needs heroes.
Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work [...]

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Afternoon Delights at Shottesbrooke | 5 October 2014

[ October 5, 2014; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]

If a day of sipping wine in the garden and relaxing to live music sounds sublime, make sure this is in your diary for the October long weekend!

A family friendly event, Afternoon Delights at Shottesbrooke offers food, wine, music and free kids activities to keep the little ones happy.

♥  LIVE MUSIC by local multi-award winning [...]

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Fathers Honoured at Centennial Park | 7 September 2014

[ September 7, 2014; 11:00 am; ]
For many South Australians, their father was their greatest hero.  The legacy of hundreds of fathers, grandfathers andgreat grandfathers will be commemorated when the State’s largest cemetery holds its first outdoor Father’s Day Tribute on Sunday 7 September.
Held within Centennial Park’s memorial gardens, the Tribute will be conducted by civil celebrant Carina Ingram and will [...]

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Night Mural 2014: Art in the Open | 23 August 2014

[ August 23, 2014; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
This one night show transforms an ordinary building into an extraordinary creation of colour and light, as it experiences a number of temporary “makeovers” by the participating artists.
The 2014 Night Mural artwork has been created by young artists from the Port Adelaide Enfield area, in a professional menteeship and training with the illuminart team. Each [...]

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Meet & Greet Story Time Event | Toys R Us | 23 August 2014

[ August 23, 2014; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
To celebrate Book Month Toys R Us are holding a FREE story time event on Saturday, August 23 at selected stores.  Children can enjoy activities such as face painting, book reading and at the Gepps Cross store there will be a Dora the Explorer character appearance. There will also be a free gift for the [...]

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Meet Illustrator Marc McBride | 23 August 2014

[ August 23, 2014; 9:30 am; ]
Children will have the opportunity to meet Marc McBride, illustrator of Deltora Quest, at Greenacres Library on Saturday, August 23.  He is best known for his work on the Deltora Quest series, but Marc has illustrated over fifty book covers.  At the library you can watch how he creates beautiful paintings and learn some great [...]

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Para River Father’s Day Classic 2014 | 7 September 2014

[ September 7, 2014; 7:00 am; ]
This Father’s Day forget the breakfast in bed, get out and get active. Bring the whole family and enjoy a morning run/walk along the Para River trails. Food and entertainment will be available for all ages throughout the event.
The Para River Classic is a fun run/walk that follows the Little Para River trails.  Three distances [...]

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SciWorld Sunday | Mt Gambier | 24 August 2014

[ August 24, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
SciWorld Sundays are FREE community events held throughout the year where families can experience the world of science. Crawl inside inflatable StarDomes to gaze at the night sky or try some hands-on science experiments. Teach a robot to fetch a ball or find out how to make an electric circuit. Pat a snake with Animals [...]

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Book Week Event with Janeen Brian | 22 August 2014

[ August 22, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
Bring your children to Campbelltown Public Library on Friday, 22 August at 10am to meet Janeen Brian, a South Australian award winning children’s author.  Janeen will share some of her stories including her 2014 short listed book, I’m a Dirty Dinosaur.  Janeen also has a craft activity based on I’m a Dirty Dinosaur for your [...]

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BioBlitz at Oaklands Wetland and Harry Bowey Reserve | August 2014

[ August 22, 2014 4:30 pm to August 23, 2014 12:00 pm. August 29, 2014 4:30 pm to August 30, 2014 12:00 pm. ]
Join the South Australian Museum team and other scientists from the University of South Australia to discover and record the fascinating wildlife that we share our city with. Help them to find and document animals living in these urban parkland habitats and learn some tricks of the trade.  Join in for as long or short [...]

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What’s in the Box? | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga

We love Adelaide’s recently redeveloped Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga in the heart of the city and now there is even more to do when you drop by.  The Adelaide City Council have provided a box of goodies – various sporting equipment to play with while enjoying the landscaped surroundings.

Grab some equipment from the new recreation box in [...]

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Family Fun Day | SA Museum Lawns | 24 August 2014

National Science Week at the South Australian Museum has something to suit every taste, every curiosity and every age group.  Their week-long adventure of fascinating discovery and excitement ends with a Family Fun Day on Sunday 24 August on the Museum Lawns.

Discover the wonder of life on Earth with a free event for the whole [...]

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