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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning | Mario Vittone Guest Post

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning | Guest Post by Mario Vittone

The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the couple swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the beach. “I think he thinks you’re drowning,” the husband […]

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Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures | 25 Jan – 5 Feb 2017

[ January 25, 2017 to February 5, 2017. ]
Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures
2017 Brighton Jetty Classic Sculpture Exhibition
The Brighton Jetty Classic Sculpture Exhibition is an annual event with sculptures exhibited both indoors and outdoors including a ‘sculpture walk’ along the Esplanade at Brighton, South Australia. The Exhibition concludes on Sunday 5 February, the day of the Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic Swimming Event and […]

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Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide
As the mercury climbs in South Australia it’s great to know that there are some fabulous spots around Adelaide to go to escape the heat. So what are you waiting for – get that sunblock on, grab your hats and sunglasses and cool off those cranky kids! Here […]

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Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations | 31 Dec 2016

[ December 31, 2016 7:30 pm to January 1, 2017 12:00 am. December 31, 2016 7:30 pm to January 1, 2017 12:00 am. ]

Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Go to Victor Harbor for the biggest night of the year, with plenty of family-friendly entertainment
Each year the Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve celebrations attract more than 10,000 spectators enjoying the festivities around Warland Reserve, and over 30,000 locals, families and visitors relaxing along the Victor Harbor foreshore to watch […]

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Family Christmas Carols | Victor Harbor | 18 Dec 2016

[ December 18, 2016; 5:00 pm; ]
Family Christmas Carols at Victor Harbor
Come and enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly evening singing your favourite carols and reflecting on the story of Christmas.

The Carols will be held indoors at the Investigator College Performing Arts and Sports Centre and will be followed by a free sausage sizzle and games for the kids.

Christmas Pageant Guide – your guide to South […]

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Why we love living in South Australia

Top 5 Reasons Why South Australia is Great for Families | Why we love living in Adelaide

Top five reasons why South Australia is great for families and why we love living in Adelaide
The Lonely Planet has just named South Australia the 5th best region in the world to visit in their 2017 Best in Travel top 10 list.
Here at Play & Go we’re not surprised – we may be biased but we think Adelaide […]

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Aldinga Bay Community Christmas Carols | 11 Dec 2016

[ December 11, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
Aldinga Bay Community Carols
The 12th Aldinga Bay Community Carols is planned for Sunday 11 December 2016.
The Aldinga Bay Baptist Church can’t wait to see attendance at the carols grow again this year. Thanks to the community, The Aldinga Bay Community Carols is a free event and a continued success! The event will once again be held at Symonds Reserve […]

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Trailblazer By The Sea

Trailblazer by the Sea | 30 Oct 2016

[ October 30, 2016; 7:00 am; ]
Trailblazer by the Sea
Much more than just a run! Trailblazer By The Sea is South Australia’s freshest Individual, Team or Family challenge to raise much needed money for good work in the community.
It’s a time to be inspired! It’s a rewarding event that will change lives, maybe even yours!

Trailblazer by the Sea has been created […]

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Street Goes Pink and Blue For a Week | Christies Beach | 8 – 16 oct 2016

[ October 8, 2016 to October 16, 2016. ]
Street Goes Pink And Blue For A Week – Saturday 8 October to Sunday 16 October
The Street goes Pink and Blue is an annual free event that is held every October for the community to raise money for cancer. This year Street Goes Pink and Blue For A Week are supporting The John Logan Foundation, Breast […]

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Tennyson Dunes Open Day | 11 Sep 2016

[ September 11, 2016; 12:00 am; ]
September is Biodiversity Month and this year, Tennyson Dunes Group are planning a huge event in the Dunes.
The Tennyson Dunes Group hope you can join in to help celebrate their 21st birthday with an Open Day on Sunday 11th September 2016. They will launch their new book, “Plants of the Tennyson Dunes”, so be sure to come along and meet the […]

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Art on Main | Henley Beach | 24 Sep 2016

[ September 24, 2016; ]

It’s a painting party!
Local artist Meredith Russell will be painting a rangoli on the traffic island adjacent to The Coffee Club Henley Beach, opposite Ramsgate Hotel. To celebrate, there’ll be lots of other fun activities while Meredith paints, including kid’s art and a bouncy castle.
Come and see art in action and join in the […]

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Active Community Cup | Oct & Nov 2016

[ October 12, 2016; October 19, 2016; October 26, 2016; November 2, 2016; November 9, 2016; November 16, 2016; November 23, 2016; November 30, 2016; ]
The Active Community Cup
The Active Community Cup is an annual walking and running event, managed by Life Be in it and supported by the City of Onkaparinga. People of all ages and abilities are invited to commit to being active every Wednesday from 12 October to 30 November, to improve their personal fitness and wellbeing.
Active Community […]

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Hands Across the Sand | Glenelg | 21 May 2016

[ May 21, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
It is time again to join hands at Glenelg Beach and say NO to risky deepsea drilling in our Great Australian Bight and YES to clean energy and a low carbon economy.
BP along with other mining giants are planning on drilling for oil in the Great Australian Bight late 2016.

It is time we send a […]

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Whale Time Playtime Festival | Victor Harbor | 29 May 2016

[ May 29, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Celebrate the return of the whales at Victor Harbor!
Head to Victor Harbor to help celebrate the return of the whales at the Whale Time Playtime Festival on 29 May, 2016.

Entry is just $5 with loads of entertainment:

rides
rock climbing wall
play activities
face painting
craft sessions
music, stalls; and
more!

Live on the Play Time […]

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Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park | Dec 2015 – Jan 2016

Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park this summer!
The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources has put together over 40 family-friendly water-based activities along the coast this summer. The program is to encourage more South Australians having fun and learning about our marine parks.
There is a series of ‘come and try snorkelling’ tours being run […]

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Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries | Dec 2015 & Jan 2016

[ December 23, 2015; December 29, 2015; January 3, 2016; January 10, 2016; January 23, 2016; January 31, 2016; ]
Safe and supervised ‘in water’ experiences of our unique marine life and habitats.
Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries (EMS) is an incorporated, not-for-profit community organisation. The program is based on the highly successful New Zealand program ‘Experiencing Marine Reserves’.  

EMS snorkel leaders are qualified snorkelling instructors and offer guidance, direction and coordination of our snorkel experiences.

EMS provides mask (goggles), […]

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The Big Duck Boat Tours | Victor Harbor | Review

As a family we have been down to Victor Harbor many times, sometimes just for a few hours, sometimes a whole day out and once or twice we have made a weekend of it staying in nearby Port Elliott and Goolwa. We kept seeing The Big Duck Boat Tour at the causeway to Granite Island […]

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Sea Shepherd Beach Clean Up | Victor Harbor | 26 July 2015

[ July 26, 2015; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Sea Shepherd Adelaide Beach Clean Up | Clean the Beach – Protect the Whales
Sea Shepherd Adelaide invites families to come for a walk along the beach with them to help clean up the environment to protect local marine life and wildlife and to keep our beaches clean for everyone to enjoy. With whale migration season underway […]

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Glenelg Foreshore Playspace to be completed by December 2015 | City of Holdfast Bay

Work will begin on the planned Glenelg Foreshore Playspace with demolition beginning on Wednesday 10 June 2015.
The new $1.3 million Glenelg Foreshore Playspace (part-funded by a $500,000 Commonwealth Government grant):

has been designed by Wax Design in consultation with Council’s Community Development team, and responds directly to community consultation undertaken in March 2014
is fully accessible and […]

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Gulliver’s Adventures | 20 March – 12 April 2015

Gulliver’s Adventures
Gulliver, the world’s biggest model Guide Dog is heading to South Australia.
The 4.3 metre fibreglass dog will spend a month with Guide Dogs SA, travelling to eight regional towns and spending time in metropolitan Adelaide, finishing up at Guide Dogs SA’s newest family event, Pups in the Park.
Gulliver was built to emphasise the point […]

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Celebrate Parks Week 2015 | South Australia | 8-15 March 2015

[ March 8, 2015 to March 15, 2015. ]
Celebrate Parks Week 2015 with a range of free family activities across South Australia’s national parks and reserves.
From the coast to the desert, there are plenty of opportunities to visit parks, connect with nature and learn more about our unique landscapes, plants and animals.
Parks Week, from Sunday March 8 to Sunday March 15, will culminate […]

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Beachside Food & Wine Festival | Christies Beach & Port Noarlunga | 18 April 2015

[ April 18, 2015; ]
Beachside Food and Wine Festival now in 2 coastal townships on the same day!
In an exciting twist the Beachside Food and Wine festival this year will be held over two beautiful coastal locations, Christies Beach and Port Noarlunga, with transfer options running between the sites and from Noarlunga Centre.
Both sites will offer a range of […]

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Nature Play SA Park of the Month | Hallet Cove Conservation Park | March 2015

[ March 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015. ]
Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the Month will showcase a different park each month and […]

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Nature Play SA Park of the Month | Granite Island Recreation Park | February 2015

Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the Month will showcase a different park each month and […]

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Breakaway FREE Family Events | TDU Stage 5 Celebrations | 24 January 2015

[ January 24, 2015; ]

The Santos Tour Down Under BikeExchange Stage 5 celebrations on Saturday 24 January 2015 will be held at McLaren Vale, Aldinga Beach and Willunga.

After Cadel’s devastating loss last year on the final climb up Willunga Hill, cycling fans are anticipating an epic battle for BikeExchange Stage 5 victory.

Record crowds are expected to cheer on the […]

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