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The Little Buggers Club | Semaphore Park | 24 Jun 2017

[ June 24, 2017; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
The Little Buggers Club at Bower Cottages Community Centre provides hands-on invertebrate and nature education for kids!
Discover how to raise beetles, hatch stick insects, breed butterflies and create bug gardens all while learning the importance of invertebrates in our ecosystem.

Make a gold coin donation and join Kristen Messenger from Bugs n Slugs in learning about […]

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Free Infant & Toddler CPR Classes | Westfield Tea Tree Plaza | 29 Jun – 30 Nov 2017

[ June 29, 2017; 10:00 am; July 27, 2017; 10:00 am; August 31, 2017; 10:00 am; September 28, 2017; 10:00 am; October 26, 2017; 10:00 am; November 30, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Free Infant & Toddler CPR Classes 
*PLEASE NOTE: CLASSES ARE NOW FULL*
Westfield Tea Tree Plaza is hosting free Infant & Toddler CPR classes presented by St John Ambulance.
This is a 1 hour class designed to teach the basics of infant CPR, Toddler CPR, drowning, choking, allergic reactions, followed by 10 minutes of question and chat time. […]

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Animal Playday | Adelaide Zoo | 27 Jul 2017

[ July 27, 2017; ]
Animal Playday at the Zoo
Join Adelaide Zoo as they treat their furry residents to a day of enrichment.
On Thursday 27 July 2017 Adelaide Zoo are hosting an animal playday from 9:30am to 5pm.

See how the zookeepers excite the animals with smells and tastes, or discover how they solve puzzles and play games.

You might even pick […]

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Public Transport- The 80’s | National Railway Museum Port Adelaide | 24 & 25 Jun 2017

[ June 24, 2017 to June 25, 2017. ]
Public Transport – The 80’s
Enjoy climbing on board five former buses used around metropolitan Adelaide during the 1980’s at the National Railway Museum located at Port Adelaide.
Go back to the 80’s with this special event at the National Railway Museum. You can ride the old Redhen railcars for $3 per adult, inspect historic motor vehicles […]

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Copper: A Richly South Australian Resource | SA Museum | 14 Jun – 31 Jul 2017

[ June 14, 2017 to July 31, 2017. ]
On display from 14 June, Copper: A richly South Australian resource is a free exhibition that tells the important story of South Australian copper. 
In the early years of the South Australian colony the state’s fortunes were built on the foundation of copper: at one-time South Australia was known worldwide as the Copper Kingdom. Copper ore, […]

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Nourish Food and Wellness Children’s Cooking Classes | 17 Jun 2017

[ June 17, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Nourish Food and Wellness Children’s Cooking Classes
Based on the freshest seasonal produce, Nourish Cooking Classes are held on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Adelaide Hills Farmers Market in Mt Barker.

Each class involves a simple food assembly activity for children using seasonal pre-prepared ingredients.  Over a period of one and a half to […]

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SA Whale Centre Pop-Up | Rundle Mall | 10 Jun 2017

[ June 10, 2017; ]
SA Whale Centre “Pops Up” in Rundle Mall to celebrate the start of the 2017 whale season.
On Saturday June 10th head into Rundle Mall and look for Kondoli the Inflatable Whale where you will find the SA Whale Centre’s pop-up information centre.

The South Australian Whale Centre, Sea Shepherd Adelaide, The Big Duck Boat Tours and […]

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On Stage | School Holiday Program | 17 – 21 Jul 2017

[ July 17, 2017 to July 21, 2017. ]
Are you a budding singer, actor or dancer (or know someone who is)?
Adelaide Festival Centre is offering a series of performing arts workshops and masterclasses for children aged 8 – 16 in the July 2017 School Holidays. Featuring dance, theatre, vocal and musical theatre, students will be nurtured by talented South Australian educators in each field […]

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Swim and Survive School Holiday Program | Largs Bay | 17 – 21 Jul 2017

[ July 17, 2017 to July 21, 2017. ]
Swim and Survive has identical curriculum to the iconic VACSWIM program. Children aged 5-14 years will be exposed to a number of swimming and survival techniques throughout the 5 day program.
Learn to swim, swimming lessons and infant aquatics are all terms commonly used across the aquatic industry for programs that seek to build swimming skills. Swim and […]

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Kay-A-Day | Jodi Lee Foundation | Registrations Close 30 Jun 2017

Jodi Lee Foundation KAY-A-DAY
The Jodi Lee Foundation want to make moving more and sitting less super easy and fun for school aged children.  They want being active every day to become second nature.
Why? That’s easy. The stats confirm that in Australia, 9 out of 10 young people aged 13-17 don’t move enough and children aged […]

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Government House Open Day | DreamBIG – Big Family Weekend | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; ]
Government House will be open on Sunday 21 May 2017 as part of DreamBIG – BIG Family Weekend.
You are invited to Government House Open Day, on the Sunday of the Big Family Weekend. Learn about the current workings of the house from Government House volunteers, explore the gardens, join in a circus workshop or enjoy […]

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Circle by Jeannie Baker Launch & Exhibition | 4 Jun – 25 Aug 2017

[ June 4, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]  

A travelling exhibition from award-winning children’s author and artist Jeannie Baker, inspired by a fascinating globetrotting bird migration, is headed to Adelaide Botanic Garden from Sunday 4 June.
Jeannie will be at the free opening afternoon to launch the exhibition and sign books, while there’ll also be guided tours of the Garden’s First Creek Wetland, and kids […]

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The Retro Lens | Vintage Photography Day | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Visit the South Australian Maritime Museum on Sunday 21 May and discover the lost art of vintage photography – the way our world was captured before the advent of the smartphone. 
On offer as part of South Australia’s History Festival, this unique family day is jam-packed with all things analogue―vintage studio sets and free photo booths, […]

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SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Centre | Elizabeth & Wayville | 12-20 July 2017

[ July 12, 2017; July 13, 2017; July 18, 2017; July 19, 2017; July 20, 2017; ]
Come along and enjoy three hours of non-stop, hands-on fun at SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Centre.
SciWorld are warming up the July school holidays for you with Pop Up Science fun!  Explore the solar system in the Stardome, see a Science Magic Show, explore the exhibits and learn something new in one of the workshops – […]

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Adelaide Gaol History Day | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Learn about the fascinating history of Adelaide’s Gaol on Sunday 28 May 2017
Learn about the lives, crimes and often gruesome deaths of some of South Australia’s pettiest thieves and most dangerous criminals at the Adelaide Gaol’s annual History Day later this month. Built in 1841, the gaol is the state’s second oldest building, and was […]

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Ziran Qi Gong Workshops | Bird In Hand Winery | 19 & 20 May 2017

[ May 19, 2017 to May 20, 2017. ]
The pristine vineyards of Adelaide’s Bird In Hand Winery is set to form the backdrop for a series of inspiring health and wellbeing workshops that combine ancient Qi Gong teachings and modern practices to understand the mind, body, and spirit.
Led by renowned Qi Gong instructor Paul Dumais, the workshops will focus on the Chinese discipline […]

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Making and Tinkering | Playful Learning for all Ages | 3 Jun 2017

[ June 3, 2017; 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Full day workshop facilitated by Amanda Bartram
Tinkering, in its many forms, involves playing, investigating and problem solving through deep engagement, curiosity, persistence and resilience. Worldwide, educators recognise the benefits of provoking thinking and collaboration through tinkering.

In this full-day workshop, Amanda Bartram will introduce you to tinkering as a means of engaging all learners in hands-on, investigative […]

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Mother’s Day Posy Masterclass | 13 May 2017

[ May 13, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]
Give Mum a beautiful gift this Mother’s Day.
Westfield West Lakes in collaboration with Bella in Bloom is excited to bring to life this free kids event!

Get creative and design your very own posy to give to Mum for Mother’s Day!

All flowers and items will be provided. This event is designed for children aged 7 years […]

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Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | Findon | 27 Aug 2017

[ August 27, 2017; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Come along to the 2017 Oliphant Science Awards Open Day to experience the fun side of science!
Hosted by Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello, there will be several engaging Science Spectacular Shows including presentations by ZoosSA, Mobile Science Education, The RoboRoos Robotics Club, SciWorld, Engineers Without Borders, The Young Scientists of Australia and The Nature Education Centre.
There will […]

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Earth, Water, Fire | Young Explorers | May 2017

[ May 8, 2017 to May 12, 2017. May 15, 2017 to May 19, 2017. ]  

Formerly known as Tell Me a Story, Young explorers is a program designed especially for 3-5 year olds.
Young Explorers is a free program for 3-5 year old children and their families to enjoy an interactive experience that immerses them in the stories, objects and spaces of the South Australian Museum.

Just like us, our ancestors needed […]

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National Walk Safely to School Day | 19 May 2017

[ May 19, 2017; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day
Parents are being encouraged to leave the car at home and embrace the autumn weather on Friday 19 May 2017 for National Walk Safely to School Day.

Now in its 18th year, National Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is an annual event when all Primary School children will be encouraged […]

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SA Police Historical Society Open Day | 7 May 2017

[ May 7, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The SA Police Historical Society will hold its annual Open Day at the Thebarton Police Barracks on Sunday, 7 May 2017.
During May’s History Month the South Australian Police Historical Society will celebrate 100 years with their biggest open day ever.  The Barracks, which have played an integral role in SAPOL’s history, officially opened on 1 March […]

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South Australia’s History Festival | 1-31 May 2017

[ May 1, 2017 to May 31, 2017. ]
South Australia’s History Festival is happening again in 2017!
The History Festival is all about South Australian history. From 1 to 31 May, thousands of people will explore our history through events which range from walks to websites, talks to tours, and exhibitions to special events. Have you ever wanted to see inside Glenside Hospital’s infamous […]

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Dad & Daughter Hair Workshop | 23 Jun & 21 Jul 2017

[ June 23, 2017; 6:00 pm; July 21, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Dads will learn how to execute perfect ponytails, beautiful ballet buns and pretty braids… and daughters come along and enjoy snacks and drinks while dads style their hair.
It promises to be an evening full of fun, and a nice way for dads to share some special time with their daughters. ConK will also provide a […]

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Glenelg Air Raid Shelter | Open ANZAC Day

[ April 25, 2017; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. November 11, 2017; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Explore an important piece of WWII history in Glenelg.
Built in 1942, the Glenelg Air Raid Shelter was a valuable part of a World War II communications network.  Air Raid Shelters were generally built to protect large numbers of people from air raids, but in Adelaide they were civil defence communications centres and a base for local […]

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