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The Color Run Adelaide Dream Tour | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; 9:00 am; ]
The Color Run Adelaide Dream Tour
Dream big Adelaide! Join in at the start line to be transported through a whimsical fog Dream Tunnel as you take your first steps towards making dreams a reality.
The Color Run returns this year as the Color Run Dream Tour, Presented by Sportsgirl where a world is created where anything […]

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Tasting Australia | Kids Events | 30 Apr – 7 May

[ April 30, 2017 to May 7, 2017. ]
Tasting Australia 2017 will showcase a selection of the country’s premium produce and world-class talent over eight days of inimitable food and beverage experiences.
From April 30 to May 7, food and wine lovers can immerse themselves in events in and around Adelaide. The festival offers an incredible line-up of local heroes, Australian chefs, and […]

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Unplug | Fun Camp for Grown Ups | 5 – 7 May 2017

[ May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2017. ]
Be a kid again, go to camp, jump in all the puddles, unplug!
Puddle Jumpers Inc. is making available an adults version of the life building, affirming camp experience it has offered young people greatly needing positive experiences in their lives during difficult circumstances over the last five years.
Let yourself be looked after again as […]

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Feasting in the Garden | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Apr & May 2017

[ April 30, 2017; 1:15 pm; May 1, 2017; 1:15 pm; May 3, 2017; 1:15 pm; May 5, 2017; 1:15 pm; ]
Feasting in the Garden
Find out about the rich history of various vegetables and broaden your knowledge about food at the Feasting in the Garden event held at the Adelaide Botanic Garden.
Kitchen gardens are a long-standing cultural tradition, providing fresh seasonal vegetables year round across the world.  Meet at the Visitor Information Centre at the Adelaide […]

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National Simultaneous Story Time | 24 May 2017

[ May 24, 2017; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2017
National Simultaneous Storytime 2017 promises to be one of the most exciting yet! This year’s Australian book is ‘The Cow Tripped Over the Moon’ by Tony Wilson and illustrated by Laura Wood.
National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated […]

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Big Family Weekend

Big Family Weekend at the DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 20-21 May 2017

[ May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
Big Family Weekend
A joyous, fun, BIG inclusive event that will span many and varied locations along North Terrace and a few to the side.
DreamBIG Children’s Festival Big Family Weekend is a trail of art and wonder for children and their families over two days with shows, workshops, activities, exhibitions, eating, making, watching, laughing, thinking, chatting, questioning, dancing, singing and performances. There really is something […]

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The English Ale | Mylor | 20 May 2017

[ May 20, 2017; 12:00 pm; ]
The English Ale 2017
A day and evening of Singing, Dancing, Mumming, Guising & Making Merry! The English Ale will be from 12pm – 11:30pm on Saturday 20 May 2017!
Activites include the Torch Light Procession, Petal, Tanis, Rufus, Mari Llwyd & Jack in the Green – Giants of the Hills, Hobby Horses, Burning of the Wicker […]

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Something on Saturday 2017 | Apr to Aug 2017

[ April 23, 2017; 1:00 pm; April 29, 2017; 10:00 am; May 6, 2017; 11:00 am; May 13, 2017; 1:30 pm; May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017. May 24, 2017 11:00 pm to May 27, 2017 11:00 pm. June 3, 2017; 11:00 pm; June 10, 2017; 11:00 pm; June 18, 2017; 11:00 pm; June 24, 2017; 11:00 pm; June 30, 2017 11:00 pm to July 1, 2017 11:00 pm. July 8, 2017; 11:00 pm; July 15, 2017; 11:00 pm; July 22, 2017; 11:00 pm; July 29, 2017; 11:00 pm; August 12, 2017; 11:00 pm; August 19, 2017; 11:00 pm; August 24, 2017 11:00 pm to September 3, 2017 11:00 pm. ]
Hip Hip Hooray! Adelaide Festival Centre celebrates 40 years of SOMETHING ON SATURDAY – inspiring arts experiences for children across the state.
One of our favourite programs, Something on Saturday, is back for another fun-filled year with the best entertainment for children aged 0 – 10 years from 23 April – 26 August 2017. This year’s […]

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Birdwood Farm Day | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Birdwood Primary School proudly presents the 43rd annual Birdwood Farm Day
Crisp autumn air, the smell of woodsmoke from campfires, freshly baked damper & billy tea, tractors & ponies carting happy kids around, the sound of a tug-o-war or sack race, treasure hunting in the bric a brac, gumboots & hot soup … all surrounded by […]

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Oddysea | dreamBIG Children’s Festival | 27 May 2017

[ May 27, 2017; 10:30 am; 12:00 pm; ]
Oddysea – dreamBIG Children’s Festival
An immersive, multi-sensory theatre production designed for children with complex and multiple disabilities.
Crab & Turtle invite you and your students to join them for a fun-filled and immersive journey into an undersea world. Set within an undersea installation, the multi-sensory production is designed specifically for children with special needs.

Sensorium Theatre’s performance […]

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McNirt Hates Dirt | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 20 & 21 May 2017

[ May 20, 2017; 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; 3:00 pm; May 21, 2017; 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; 3:00 pm; ]
McNirt Hates Dirt – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
McNirt Hates Dirt is a thoughtful journey, full of wonder and worms, music and mud: an eccentric experience with an organic twist!
Staged in an earth inspired tent at the Adelaide Botanic Garden, McNirt Hates Dirt provides an intimate, unique theatrical experience in the round.

Designed to actively involve the audience […]

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Matilda the Musical | 21 May – 9 Jul 2017

[ May 21, 2017 7:30 pm to July 9, 2017 7:30 pm. ]

Matilda The Musical
Presented by The Royal Shakespeare Company, Louise Withers, Michael Coppel and Michael Watt

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.

With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with […]

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Mr Stink | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 20 & 21 May 2017

[ May 20, 2017; 10:30 am; 1:00 pm; 3:30 pm; May 21, 2017; 10:30 am; 1:00 pm; ]
Mr Stink
The team behind The 13-, 26-, and 52-Storey Treehouses live on stage returns with this touching, twisted, hilarious, and very smelly tale… hold on to your nose!
It all starts when Chloe, just about the loneliest girl in the world, makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Sure he smells a bit, but he’s […]

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Squelch Mud Run

Squelch Mud Run | Outdoor Playgroup Adelaide | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 27-28 May 2017

[ May 27, 2017; May 28, 2017; ]  
Squelch Mud Run 2017
More mud, more challenge and more muddy memories!
In 2016 the mud run was specially made just for the littlest people! In 2017 they are are partnering with DreamBIG Children’s Festival (formerly Come Out) to bring Adelaide Squelch 2.0. The obstacles will be more epic, there will be more mud, more challenges and more muddy […]

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Sensory Screenings at Event Cinemas Marion | 22 Jan – 21 May 2017

[ February 26, 2017; 11:00 am; March 26, 2017; 11:00 am; April 30, 2017; 11:00 am; May 21, 2017; 11:00 am; ]
Sensory Screenings at Event Cinemas
Sensory Movie Days are an inclusive event for families with special needs.
These movie days include specially presented films with adjusted theatre conditions that better accommodate families and children that have special needs such as those on the Autism spectrum. These altered conditions include dim lighting, lowered sound and volunteers monitoring fire exit […]

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Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend | 19 – 22 May 2017

[ May 19, 2017 to May 22, 2017. ]
Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend returns in May
The highly anticipated Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend is set to return to the picturesque Clare Valley on Friday 19 to Monday 22 May 2017. As the longest running event of its kind in Australia, the weekend is a major drawcard on the South Australian calendar, celebrating the Clare Valley’s […]

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Play: Objects of Play from the State Library of South Australia’s Collections | 10 Feb – 28 May 2017

[ February 10, 2017 to May 28, 2017. ]
Play: Objects of Play from the State Library of South Australia’s Collections
A delightful exhibition which explores the history of play through toys, games and stories from the unique collections of the State Library of South Australia.
Discover aspects of play including music, theatre, outdoor activity, militaria toys, children’s clubs, Aboriginal childhood, science fiction, universal toys used […]

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DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 18 – 21 May 2017

[ May 18, 2017 to May 27, 2017. ]
DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2017
The 2017 DreamBIG Children’s Festival is bursting with shows, events, activities, workshops and more that promise to entertain and inspire as well as educate and motivate young South Australian minds.
The Festival runs from 18 to 27 May 2017, and kicks off with a spectacular opening event that is fast becoming a festival […]

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Open Day | Fort Glanville Conservation Park | 3rd Sundays Sep to May

[ October 17, 2016; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. November 20, 2016; 1:00 pm; December 18, 2016; 1:00 pm; January 15, 2017; 1:00 pm; February 19, 2017; 1:00 pm; March 19, 2017; 1:00 pm; April 16, 2017; 1:00 pm; May 21, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]
Fort Glanville Conservation Park
Fort Glanville Conservation Park is one of South Australia’s most important heritage sites. It is the premier site in the state, and possibly Australia, for showcasing colonial era defences and fortifications. The fort is largely intact and in original condition and considered one of the best preserved early colonial forts in Australia. It […]

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dreamBIG Children’s Festival | 18 – 27 May 2017

[ May 18, 2017 to May 27, 2017. ]
Come Out Children’s Festival has a new name : dreamBIG Children’s Festival
Hundreds of children and teachers across the State have voted and the results are in!
After more than 40 years, Come Out Children’s Festival has a new name – dreamBIG Children’s Festival.
dreamBIG Children’s Festival was the clear winner, gaining 32 percent of the public vote […]

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