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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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dinosaurs downunder

Dinosaurs Downunder | Friday 20 May 2016

[ May 20, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]
Dinosaurs Down Under
Dinosaurs Down Under tells the story of the extraordinary creatures that inhabited South Australia more than half a billion years ago, and of what has come in the millions of years since.

The inimitable “Professor Flint” invites everyone out there to a special edition, once only, never to be repeated edition of “Dinosaurs Down […]

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CultureSpace: Bhutanese | Migration Museum | 22 May 2016

[ May 22, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Explore the Bhutanese culture and community at the Migration Museum.
An exploration of culture and community at the Migration Museum. Drop in and experience the diverse and exciting cultures of the people who call South Australia home. Enjoy various activities and displays. Each month will celebrate the vibrancy of a different community group.
Come to the Migration […]

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Falling Bombs and Floating Cards | Review | May 2016

Looking for a place to take nine 11 year old boys as part of a ‘Mystery Tour’ for my son’s birthday, I checked out the SA History Festival website (here) to see if there were any low cost events that might appeal and would fit into our day of adventure. Well, I found the perfect one!
During May, The […]

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Eta Aquarid Meteor - photo source: Justin Ng Photography

Catch a Meteor Shower | Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower to Light Up Our Skies | 6 to 8 May 2016

[ May 6, 2016 to May 8, 2016. ] [caption id="attachment_42773" align="alignnone" width="630"] Eta Aquarid Meteor – photo source: Justin Ng Photography[/caption]
See shooting stars across the sky!
This weekend we could be in for a wonderful sky show treat, for anyone willing to get up in the early hours of the morning. During the peak times of between 3.30am to sunrise on Friday to Sunday, […]

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History Day | Adelaide Gaol | 22 May 2016


Get a taste of history at the Adelaide Gaol.
The Adelaide Gaol will be hosting it’s Annual History Day with a slight twist! Prepare for history to be recreated as you wander through one of the oldest public buildings in Adelaide. The Gaol will be full of people dressed in period costume to recreate 175 years ago […]

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Scoffed School of Food and Fun | Cooking Classes for Kids | from 18 Apr 2016

[ April 18, 2016 to April 30, 2016. ]
Scoffed – ‘the school of food and fun’ offer a wide variety of cooking classes to kids of all ages from 6 to 70 years. They love to teach people the virtues of cooking food from scratch and only use fresh, local produce.
They also believe cooking should be fun!

Food Chiefs Entree Classes
90 minutes of basic hands […]

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SciWorld Sunday | Elizabeth | 1 May 2016

[ May 1, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
It’s free! It’s the last day of the SA school holidays and it’s family fun!
Join the team from The City of Playford Civic Centre and explore a world of science and technology! Explore the solar system in the Stardomes, learn how to program your Lego NXT Robot. Join in on a workshop or make slime.

Explore […]

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Earth Hour 2016  | Places We Love | 19 Mar 2016

[ March 19, 2016; 8:30 am; 8:30 am; ]
This year’s theme – Places We Love
Turn off your power for an hour on Saturday 19th March from 8:30pm and join the universal movement to shine a light on climate action.

Earth Hour is a great home-grown success story: an Aussie campaign designed to draw attention to tackling global warming and get people talking about what we […]

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