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Chinese New Year Lion Dance | Rundle Mall | 28 Jan 2017

[ January 28, 2017; 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm. ]
Celebrate the start of 2017 Chinese New Year with a traditional Lion Dance at Adelaide Central Plaza!
Accompanied by the music of beating drums, clashing cymbals, and resounding gongs the lion will make an entrance to David Jones at Adelaide Central Plaza Rundle Mall entry at 12pm for a 30 minute show that will entertain the […]

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Fleurieu Fringe | Port Noarlunga | 17 Feb – 19 Mar 2017

[ February 17, 2017 to February 18, 2017. February 24, 2017 to February 25, 2017. March 3, 2017 to March 4, 2017. March 10, 2017 to March 11, 2017. March 17, 2017 to March 18, 2017. ]
Adelaide’s Southern Outdoor Fringe Hub
Featuring live entertainment, performing arts, children’s activities, art installations, workshops, food trucks, bars and artisan markets every Friday and Saturday during the Adelaide Fringe. Bring your family and friends for a magical evening ‘Down South’ by the river and the sea. There’s something for everyone!

Fleurieu Fringe premiered in 2016 and received […]

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Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes

Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids | Summer 2016-17

[ January 19, 2017; 9:30 am; January 20, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 23, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. January 24, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. January 25, 2017; 9:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 27, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids
This summer come and learn how to cook something different every day at Scoffed.
School Holiday Cooking Classes for all ages
Whether you want to make edible gifts or decorations in one of our Christmas treat classes or come to one of their more traditional classes in January, they have a fantastic program for […]

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Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park This Summer | Jan & Feb 2017

‘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’ family tours being […]

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Festival of Movement | Tour Down Under | Fleurieu Peninsula | 20 Jan 2017

Festival of Movement – Tour Down Under Fleurieu Peninsula
For the first time ever, in 2017 the Festival of Movement will be held to celebrate Bike Exchange Stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.
The Festival is the Fleurieu’s way of welcoming the world’s best cyclists, who will battle it out in Bike Exchange Stage 5 […]

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Accessible Beach Day | Henley Beach | 4 Feb 2017

[ February 4, 2017; ]
Accessible Beach Day
Accessible Beaches Australia and partner Push Mobility are pleased to announce the first accessible beach event in South Australia!
Accessible Beaches Australia will be rolling out the Mobi-Mat, the Lasher Sport BT Beach Wheelchair (self-propelled) and the Mobi-Chair Floating Wheelchair for everyone to come and try!

No booking required to use the matting – but do book your […]

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Tandanya Survival Day

Tandanya Survival Day | Semaphore Foreshore | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 6:30 pm. ]
Tandanya Survival Day
For the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community January 26 is “Survival Day”, an important time when the community gathers to celebrate the resilience of their peoples.
Survival Day is an important date as people gather to not only celebrate and commemorate the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but to also […]

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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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2017 School Holiday Dates

Australian School Holiday Dates 2017

 
Australian School Holiday Dates 2017
Your handy reference guide for school holiday dates and public holidays for Adelaide and South Australia (and the other states as well).
South Australian School Holiday Dates 2017
Term 1:
Monday 30 January 2017 – Thursday 13 April 2017
Autumn Holidays 2017:
Friday 14 April 2017 – Sunday 30 April 2o17
Term 2:
Monday 1 May 2017 – Friday 7 […]

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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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Fuel for Little Foodies with Rory Sloane and Themis Chryssidis | 19 Jan 2017

[ January 19, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Fuel for Little Foodies with Rory Sloane
Get the kids excited, Crows player Rory Sloane will be teaming up with Themis Chryssidis from Sprout for a special cooking demo with special thanks to U-Install-It Kitchens!
Themis will be cooking a nutrient packed Summer dish and chatting to Rory about which food he likes to eat to prepare […]

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Chillin’ By the River | Pinky Flat | 29 Jan 2017

[ January 29, 2017; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Chillin’ By The River
Summertime in Adelaide! Pinky Flat becomes the place to be for outdoor lovers with the Chillin’ By the River event!
Chillin’ By the River is an urban beach concept with a couple of food trucks, drinks and live band and a DJ. There is a relatively big area in the park where everyone […]

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Break Away in the City of Onkaparinga | Tour Down Under | 19 – 21 Jan

[ January 19, 2017; January 20, 2017; January 21, 2017; ]
Break Away in the City of Onkaparinga | Tour Down Under
Hansgrohe Stage 3 | Thursday 19 January
Glenelg to Victor Harbor

Get a taste of the cycling action as Stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under travels through the region as part of an intense 144 km route.
Festival of Movement | Friday 20 January
Enjoy all the region […]

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Water Wonderland Adelaide | Watersliding fun at Bonython Park | Review

When you drive along Port Road, you really can’t miss the Water Wonderland world that has landed this January in Adelaide. It is apparently the world’s largest inflatable water theme park, so it was definitely worth checking out. What is it like? Check out our pics and videos below for a little taste.
WIN PASSES TO […]

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Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival | 26-28 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 12:30 pm to 11:00 pm. 12:30 pm to 11:00 pm. January 27, 2017; 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. January 28, 2017; 8:00 am to 10:30 pm. 8:00 am to 10:30 pm. ]
Head along to the 56th Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival!
Home to the World Famous Tuna Toss, the Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival is held annually on the closest weekend to the Australia Day holiday in January. With a wide array of participation events, arts and cultural displays, local market stalls, and some of the freshest seafood in […]

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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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The Compass Cup | Australia’s only cow race | 21 Jan 2017

[ January 21, 2017 11:00 am to January 22, 2017 5:30 am. ]
The Compass Cup – Australia’s only cow race
The Compass Cup is one of those wacky Australian events that shows our warped sense of humour.
Back in 1973, the local rural youth were looking at ways of making money for the local community, and having fun at the same time. Someone came up with the idea that […]

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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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Outdoor Cinema | Playford Alive | Jan & Feb 2017

Enjoy the summer vibes of Playford’s Free Outdoor Cinema Series!
Be a part of the thriving mammal metropolis of Zootopia at the free Outdoor Cinema Series on Friday 3 February from 8.30pm at the Playford Alive Town Park. The series kicks off with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows on Friday 20 January from 8.30pm […]

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Australia Day | City of Playford | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 8:00 am; ]
Australia Day Celebrations
Celebrate Australia Day 2017 with the City of Playford at Fremont Park, Elizabeth on Thursday 26 January from 8am-12pm. This free, community event will feature live entertainment for all ages, rides, kids activities and the ever popular FREE BBQ breakfast.

The Australia Day event will also feature the announcement of the winners of the 2017 Australia […]

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Australia Day Bush Fair | City of Onkaparinga | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 5:30 pm; ]
Celebrate Australia Day at the City of Onkaparinga’s Australia Day Bush Fair.
Families will love the Bush Fair with free family-focused activities and a huge entertainment line-up including roving children’s acts, live music, Aussie displays and special guest MC, TV and radio personality, Cosi.

The Australia Day Awards, held in conjunction with the bush fair, recognises local […]

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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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Victor Harbor Loop de Loop | Tour Down Under | 19 Jan 2017

[ January 19, 2017; ]
Join in the magic of a fun-filled day in seaside Victor Harbor for the Tour Down Under Loop de Loop.
There will be something for everyone, with the magnificent Rotary Art Show on Warland Reserve, the Artisan Markets on Railway Terrace, family fun activities on Soldiers Memorial Gardens and the Main Street Precinct will be a […]

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Wheels on the Green | Lyndoch Village | Tour Down Under | 16 Jan 2017

[ January 16, 2017; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Wheels on the Green
Spend a balmy evening with bikes, food and fun at “Wheels on the Green” at the Lyndoch Village Green Gourmet Village.
Wheels on the Green is a community social event, with a family and youth focus, celebrating the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under. Visit the Gourmet Village on the Lyndoch Village Green, experience […]

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