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Raiders of the Lost Archives | State Library of SA | 17, 19 & 22 Jan 2017

[ January 17, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 19, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 22, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Raiders of the Lost Archives | State Library of SA
Get a team together for this high-stakes curatorial adventure!
Raiders of the Lost Archives in the State Library of South Australia takes the escape room trend a step further with a richer cast of characters, a high energy challenge and the whole library as the game world.
Created […]

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Australian Sports Camps | Marion | 23 – 25 Jan 2017

[ January 23, 2017; January 24, 2017; January 25, 2017; ]
Australian Sports Camps
Australian Sports Camps are holding school holiday sports coaching camps at Westminster School, Marion on Monday 23, Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 January 2017.
Special offer for Play and Go readers: SAVE 20% on ASC camps – use this coupon code: playandgosum16 when booking online. Cost $236 for three days instead of $295.
Australian Sports […]

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FREE Entry for Kids to Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from Dürer to Goya | South Australian Museum | Jan – 5 Feb 2017

[ October 21, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Looking for things to do these school holidays? The South Australian Museum are offering FREE entry for kids (under 5 years old) to their current exhibition Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from Dürer to Goya during the January holidays.
This is your last chance to see the beautiful and bizarre collection before it’s packed up and sent […]

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Guide Dogs SA Discovery Centre | School Holiday Activities | Jan 2017

[ January 1, 2017 to January 31, 2017. ]
General Public Open Days for the Guide Dogs SA Discovery Centre.
The Discovery Centre is Australia’s first interactive vision and hearing education centre. There are nine innovative and interactive activities in the state-of-the-art facility at Morphett Street which takes visitors through a range of experiences simulating life with a vision or hearing impairment.

Check out the award […]

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How Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident & Capable Children | Angela Hanscom Info Session | Nature Play SA | 19 Jan 2017

[ January 19, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
How Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident & Capable Children
Angela Hanscom – A Session for parents to inspire and empower
Thanks to Inspired EC, Nature Play SA are delighted to offer a unique opportunity to hear from an internationally renowned speaker, Angela Hanscom, a US-based paediatric Occupational Therapist, mum and author of the book, Balanced & […]

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Innes National Park Reef Rambles | 12 & 13 Jan 2017

[ January 12, 2017; January 13, 2017; ]
Innes National Park Reef Rambles – Immerse yourself in Marine Parks
Are you heading to the Yorke Peninsula these school holidays?  Join a ranger on January 12 or 13 at the Innes National Park Reef Rambles. Innes Reef Rambles are an interpretative ramble on the reef at Innes National Park. You’ll learn about the critters along […]

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Corpse Flower Blooms at Adelaide Botanic Garden | 3 & 4 January 2017

[ January 3, 2017 to January 4, 2017. ]
The rotting flesh-smelling Titan arum, Ganteng (Amorphophallus titanum), better known as the Corpse Flower – has begun flowering at Adelaide Botanic Garden’s Bicentennial Conservatory!
If you missed it when one bloomed at Mt Lofty Botanic Garden here’s your chance to see it in the city, but you only have around 48 hours to see it.

The Conservatory’s […]

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Minecraft Mod Mayhem Workshop | Brainstorm SA | Charles Campbell College | 16-18 Jan 2017

[ January 16, 2017 to January 18, 2017. ]
A little more advanced than Brainstorm SA’s normal Minecraft workshop, “Mod Mayhem” takes advantage of the vast array of weird and wonderful mods that Minecraft has to offer.
Students are able to use incredibly advanced tools and gadgets to design complicated machines and create intricate structures. Mods such as buildcraft, pixlemon and computercraft unlock a whole […]

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Make Your Own Mandala | Cathy Gray | The Glenunga Hub | 13, 19 & 23 Jan 2017

[ January 13, 2017; January 19, 2017; January 21, 2017; ]
For some school holiday fun, try Cathy Gray’s children’s art classes.
Cathy Gray is an Adelaide artist whose work is all hand drawn in archival ink. The delicacy is reminiscent of an embroiderer’s needlework and in particular, lace. Her intricate and finely detailed works demonstrate a radial balance, drawing our gaze from the centre point.

Cathy is offering some […]

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Science Club | Radical Rainbows & Cool Colours | Rundle Place | 20 Dec 2016

[ December 20, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
The Adelaide City Libraries are partnering with the Young Scientists of Australia (YSA) to explore the science of colour on Tuesday the 20 December 2016 at Rundle Place!
Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue and why it turns red at sunset? Do you know why rainbows appear after a rainy day? Don your […]

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Supermoon – the closest to Earth since 1948 | 14 Nov 2016

[ November 14, 2016; 7:32 pm; ]

Look up to the skies to see the Supermoon on Monday evening, 14 November 2016.

We will be closest to the moon in 68 years – the last time we were this close was 1948. 

It’s a phenomenon called a Supermoon and it happens when a full moon or new moon happens at the same time […]

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VACSWIM | Enrolments Now Open | Dec 2016 & Jan 2017

[ October 17, 2016 to October 21, 2016. ]
Online Enrolments now open for VACSWIM
Make a SPLASH as you dive into VACSWIM SA this summer! With vital water safety knowledge, water skills, water confidence and water awareness education taught at every level, VACSWIM SA is the perfect program for any Aussie family who spends summer around the pool or beach.

Over 13,000 primary school aged children […]

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See Inside the New $5.3M Noarlunga Ambulance Station | Open Day | 16 Oct 2016

[ October 16, 2016; 10:00 am; ] \
Take a tour of the new Noarlunga Ambulance Station
If you have ever wanted to go behind the scenes in an Ambulance Station, now is your chance. You and your family are invited to an Open Day at the new Noarlunga Ambulance Station, the largest in South Australia.
You will have the opportunity to take a tour […]

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Technology and Maker Expo | Woodcraft Library | 22 Oct 2016

[ October 22, 2016; ]
Get Technical at the Technology and Maker Expo
Head along to Woodcroft Library to see Onkaparinga Libraries for the Technology and Maker Expo. Come and see the showcase of maker activities and presentations and workshops by special guests. Every station will have a hands-on activity for children and/or adults to participate in.  There will be so many […]

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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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Before You Get Your Dog Seminar | 28 Sep 2016

[ September 28, 2016; 12:00 am; ]
Have you been thinking of getting a dog?
Come along to this free seminar and have some common questions answered, including:

Should you buy a puppy?
What about adoption from a shelter?
Is it safe to buy a dog from an advertisement?
Are pet shop puppies okay?
When is the right time to get the kids […]

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The Mysterious World of Teens Webcast | Kirrilie Smout | 13 Sep 2016

[ September 13, 2016; 12:00 am; ]
Free webcast for parents of children 13-18 years
Understanding the mysterious world of teens at home and at school by Kirrilie Smout

The presenter, Kirrilie Smout, clinical psychologist will talk about:

teenage brain development
what helps teens succeed in learning and in life
how parents can talk with teens about things that help them be their best:

being […]

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The Heights Observatory Public Viewing Nights | Modbury Heights | Sep – Dec 2016

[ September 9, 2016; 8:00 pm; November 4, 2016; 8:30 pm; December 9, 2016; 8:30 pm; ]  

The Heights Observatory
The Heights Observatory is a joint facility operated with The Heights School. The facility is located in metropolitan Adelaide, approximately 15km north-east of the city and is used primarily by school students to gain hands-on experience with their Astronomy studies and to show the public the night sky.
The Heights Observatory consists of two […]

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Languages Alive Language Classes | 11 & 12 Oct 2016

[ October 11, 2016 to October 12, 2016. ]
Discover and learn about a new culture and language with the School of Languages!
The School of Languages is offering a fantastic cultural program during the October school holidays. Languages Alive! is open to all children between Reception and Year 7, giving them an opportunity to experience a new language and culture.


Children will choose from 2 options […]

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Junior Chefs Cooking Program | HomeFresh | Term 3 2016

Special Term 3 Introductory Offer!
Cook along with your junior chef at the same price in this hands-on shopping and cooking class. Adults can join in the cooking lesson for $37 – limited to the first 3 lessons. Lessons can be shared amongst all immediate family members. Junior chef progressive 4 hat cooking lessons will set your kids […]

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Wild Seas Secret Shores with Thomas Peschak | 19 Oct 2016

[ October 19, 2016; 7:30 pm; ]

Wild Seas Secret Shores – with Thomas Peschak
To Thomas Peschak, sharks aren’t a reason to get out of the water. They’re a reason to get in. Following his lifelong obsession, he’s found himself paddling kayaks alongside great white sharks in South Africa, swimming among hundreds of one-ton manta rays in the Maldives, and keeping pace with […]

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SciWorld Pop Up Science

SciWorld Pop Up Science Centre | 13 – 15 Jul 2016

[ July 13, 2016; 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. July 14, 2016; 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. July 15, 2016; 2:00 pm; ]
Come and spend some time at the SciWorld Pop Up Science Centre and be AMAZED!
It’s the SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre and you won’t want to miss out! It’s at the Ridley Centre in the Adelaide Showgrounds. You’ll be able to see the new SciWorld Drones Show and learn about the technology behind these amazing creations!
For only […]

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Andy & Terry 78-Storey Treehouse Event | 17 Aug 2016

[ August 17, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]
Don’t miss this opportunity to spend the evening with Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton!
Andy & Terry will be speaking about their latest book, the 78-Storey Treehouse and all sorts of other things too. Ticket price includes a signed copy of the book. There will be an opportunity to have your photo taken with Andy & […]

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Flower Crown Workshops for Teens | 14 and 15 Jul 2016

[ July 14, 2016; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. July 15, 2016; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Bella in Bloom’s Flower Crown Workshops for Teens
If you have ever wondered how to make beautiful, wearable flower crowns, this workshop is for you.

With Amy Verduyn from Bella in Bloom you will learn how to make a flower crown using stunning artificial blooms. Spend two hours together, going over how to make the wire base, choosing […]

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A Chip Off the Old Rock | SA Whale Centre School Holiday Program | Victor Harbor | Jul 2016

[ July 12, 2016; July 14, 2016 to July 15, 2016. July 19, 2016; July 21, 2016 to July 22, 2016. ]
Join in this July school holidays for CHIP OFF the OLD ROCK! sessions.
Kids will learn about the wonders of sand through science experiments, games and craft activities where they’ll make their very own sand art, and make a sand instrument.

Only $8 per child (pay on the day). Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays each week of the 2016 […]

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