Win Tickets to HOYTS Cinemas HOYTS is excited to welcome you back to one of their three South Australian locations – Norwood, Tea Tree Plaza and Salisbury. Treat yourself to a snack, relax and unwind with powered recliner seats and lose yourself in the latest blockbusters with HOYTS Xtremescreen. Prize Details Win 4 General Admission Complimentary passes to […]
Adelaide Central Market coin operated rides for kids These beloved ride-on toys have been at the Adelaide Central Market as long as we can remember. In recent years they have moved from their usual spot to the corridor of the Market Plaza. They are located just opposite the toilets in the corridor adjacent to the iconic […]
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SteamRanger Train Journey – The Southern Encounter SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the […]
[ September 11, 2020; ] Lights Out – Latitude Adelaide Lights Out returns this September for an epic end of term celebration. Join Latitude Adelaide on Friday 11 September 2020 for an event packed with glow sticks, smoke machines, a DJ dropping the best tunes, and 3 hours of unbelievable aerial action.
Due to capacity restrictions there are a limited number of tickets […]
The Butterfly Effect – Workshops for Girls Enlighten’s Butterfly Effect programs build a sense of belonging and connection, providing a range of beneficial tools and tricks to help girls navigate their journeys through school while building resilience and self-esteem. The idea of “The Butterfly Effect” comes from the science of chaos theory. It suggests that everything is […]
[ September 12, 2020; 11:00 pm; ] Adelaide Steampunk Festival at the National Railway Museum Step back in time to a world of steam-powered wonders and clockwork enchantments and celebrate the 100th anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s visit to Adelaide at the 2020 Adelaide Steampunk Festival. In simple terms, steampunk is a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting which typically […]
Illuminate Adelaide set to light up Winter in 2021 A new annual winter event will take over Adelaide’s city streets, laneways and buildings from July 2021 with light, art installations, immersive technology, music, performance, discussions and ideas. Illuminate Adelaide will run over two weeks and three weekends during the traditionally quieter winter months. An event of global […]
[ September 10, 2020; ] R U OK? Day R U OK?’s vision is a world where we’re all connected and are protected from suicide. They work to start conversations every day of the year, but R U OK? Day is the national day of action, on the second Thursday of September, dedicated to reminding people to regularly check in with family, […]
[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ] Letter from a Fairytale Princess Once Upon A Princess bring storybook characters to life, and during these challenging times they’re offering personalised letters from the Royal Palace. Do you know a little Princess who would love to receive a personalised letter from her favourite fairytale princess? Each letter posted comes with the character’s name, signature and tied with a bow. Letters […]
COVID-19 Testing – how and where to get tested South Australia has done a fantastic job of preventing the community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). However, the South Australian Government has urged anyone displaying even mild symptoms of COVID-19 to be tested. Symptoms may include:
fever OR chills (with no alternative illness that explains these symptoms) cough sore throat runny nose shortness […]
Inclusive Playground to be built in Adelaide’s Rymill Park inspired by Quentin Kenihan
Quentin Kenihan was an advocate, actor and filmmaker who passed away in October 2018. Among his many visions, was one for an inclusive playground to be built in the City of Adelaide. The Marshall Liberal Government will honour his vision by providing $1 […]
No Jab, No Play From Friday 7 August 2020, it will be mandatory for children attending an early childhood service to be up-to-date with vaccinations. Early childhood services are also required to keep a copy of all approved immunisation records for the duration a child is enrolled in their service. Retaining immunisation records onsite will enable a […]
[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ] SALA at Karoonda Silos The tiny Mallee town of Karoonda is participating in the SALA Festival for the first time ever – with its grain silos to become the virtual canvas for 13 South Australian artists. Work from the artists will be digitally projected onto the silos every evening in August in a rolling showcase from sundown […]
Explore the Nature Play Space in The Domain at Millicent The new nature play space next to the mega playground in The Domain at Millicent was officially opened by Tony Pasin MP and Mayor Des Noll on 31 July 2020. This State and Federal Government funded project has involved many hours of planning and work from both […]
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You will also learn which animals to look for on […]
[ August 8, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ] Call of the Blobfish This year, for National Science Week, Kids Story Room presents a Pod Play in 5 episodes, Call of the Blobfish. Deep down in the magical world beneath the waves, the wise and ancient Blobfish needs help. Blobfish engages a jumbly bunch of sea creatures who must overcome their fears and contribute in their […]
[ August 9, 2020; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] South Australian Ninja Warriors take on Latitude Adelaide You may have aced the pink poles, been victorious on the battle beam, or conquered their warped walls, but do you have what it takes to race real Ninjas at Latitude?
Come face to face with South Australia’s Ninja Warriors from Channel Nine’s Australian Ninja Warrior on Sunday 9 […]
[ August 21, 2020; ] FruChocs Appreciation Day 2020 & Free Delivery to Victoria Calling all FruChocaholics and sweet tooths alike! Celebrate FruChocs Appreciation Day on Friday 21 August 2020 This year FruChocs Appreciation Day will look a little bit different, but luckily it will taste the same, maybe even better! While they won’t be having their annual event in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall, […]
Healthy Snack Ideas for Fussy Eaters Does your toddler like to throw more food on the floor than in their mouths? These healthy and creative snack ideas are so clever they’ll win over even the most difficult of fussy eaters! This article is written in collaboration with Babysits – Australia’s babysitting community. If you’re looking for babysitters […]
COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions from 5 August 2020 Premier Steven Marshall today announced new restrictions which will start as of Wednesday 5 August. At-home gatherings will be restricted from 50 to 10 people and patrons must be seated at licensed pubs and clubs The new restrictions are being introduced in response to a further 2 […]
[ August 4, 2020 to September 25, 2020. ] Our Stories – Dreamtime Stories for Children Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday Three storytellers from Aboriginal language groups across South Australia are sharing their cultural knowledge as part of a free online experience presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday program. Available from 4 August 2020, Our Stories invites viewers to take a seat around […]
Willunga Almond Blossoms The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been postponed until October. However, visitors can still enjoy the blossom trees in and around Willunga which have already started blossoming. There are a variety of almond blossom trees in and around Willunga. Some are blossoming now, some later this month. Follow the Historical Blossom tour map below […]
[ August 6, 2020; ] Burnside UNBOUND: Trent Cucchiarelli – Webinar The Burnside Library are excited that reality TV star, podcaster, and collector Trent Cucchiarelli will be joining them for a discussion about his recent experiences on the small screen and his passion for toy collecting.
Trent will join LIVE in the library and the discussion will be streamed online. CLICK HERE TO […]
[ August 17, 2020 to September 13, 2020. ] The Yellow Brick Road The Yellow Brick Road is a regular family favourite at the Royal Adelaide Show that has run for over 30 years. It has become part of Show tradition for many over this time. With the Show launching their “The Show at Home” website on 17 August, you can support SA businesses on the Yellow […]
[ November 7, 2020; ] The Infant Boutique & Send A Gourmet Basket Family Fun Day The Infant Boutique & Send A Gourmet Basket Family Fun Day will be back for 2020 fundraising for The Village CO. The Family Fun Day will include a laneway market centred around pregnancy/babies/children/parenthood. There will also be free activities, face painting, kids activities, raffle prizes, coffee […]
National Parks & Wildlife Service South Australia Park of the Month for August 2020 – Encounter Marine Park and Granite Island Recreation Park With each Park of the Month there will be a variety of events for everyone to enjoy, with many of them free to attend. You can learn more about a park direct from […]
Pop up Ice Skating Rink in Adelaide this Winter The pop up ice rink that opened for the July school holidays in Noarlunga Central has decided to stay open and continue to offer ice skating for families every weekend for the rest of winter, with sessions starting from 10am each Saturday and Sunday.
Donations of pyjamas are desperately needed by Backpacks 4 SA Kids Pyjamas are one important item that Backpacks 4 SA Kids are always struggling to maintain in their stock levels. They put a brand new pair of pyjamas in every backpack and this can be the first time a child has ever had a pair of their […]
[ October 11, 2020; ] Kids Festival with the Amazing Drumming Monkeys at Four Oaks Farm Hosted by Four Oaks Farm in Little Hampton, the Kids Festival is a new, fun and thought-provoking festival packed with fun activities just for kids in Adelaide.
Lots of things are included in the Kids Golden Ticket for $36 per child, including live performances from the […]
Carclew’s Pom Pom returns in Term 3! Carclew are delighted to advise that our treasured Pom Pom studio will re-open for face-to-face delivery on Saturday 1 August 2020. Pom Pom is a contemporary art space dedicated to engaging children (up to 12 years) and their families. Located in Davoren Park in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, Pom Pom offers hands-on creative workshops delivered by leading […]
[ September 28, 2020 to October 2, 2020. ] The 91-Storey Treehouse Live on Stage! at the Adelaide Festival Centre Presented by CDP Kids Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Stories! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider! But Andy, Terry and Jill have no idea they’re about to face their biggest challenge […]
Photo By Kelly Barnes Showbags at OTR Stores South Australians will be able to pick up a favourite showbag from their local OTR store. We may not be able to attend the show this year, but shoppers will be able to experience a little bit of show magic by picking up a favourite showbag from their local OTR […]
[ July 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ] Book Your Own Cinema – Event Cinemas For a limited time only, you can book your own cinema for just $500 (T&Cs apply) with Event Cinema’s special private booking package. This offer will be available until 14 August 2020. This is perfect for events like birthdays/anniversaries, date nights, social clubs, staff rewards and corporate clients.
[ November 15, 2020; ] The Farmers Fare The Farmers Fare, sees the rural property ‘Four Oaks Farm’, at Littlehampton transformed into an Adelaide Hills gourmet farm, food, drink and produce experience. Featuring many local food producers, lunch providers, wineries and breweries, experience the country way of life, at Four Oaks Farm less than 30 minutes from the city and discover what […]
[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ] Barossa Valley Chocolate Company – Hot Chocolate Month Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is bringing back Hot Chocolate Month this August. With eight tantalising Hot Chocolate flavours, there is no better way to beat the winter blue’s while satisfying your chocolate cravings. With two new flavours being announced each week, the first weekend kicks off with Go For […]
New public activity restrictions in South Australia. As of Wednesday 29 July 2020, numbers of attendees at weddings and funerals will be capped in line with a new Emergency Management Direction. South Australian residents will also no longer be able to return to SA from Victoria. The Emergency Management (Public Activities No 4) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 has […]
New Kidsafe SA & Cops for Kids Driveway Safety Campaign Kidsafe SA with the support of Cops for Kids has launched their Driveway Safety campaign in response to an increasing amount of driveway runovers in South Australian in recent years. Kidsafe SA seeks to educate South Australian families about how they can keep their children safe from […]
Weekend in Wallaroo, including stay at Tarnasey Farm – Review From farm tours to historic mines and beach fun, you won’t be short of things to do in this Yorke Peninsula town. by Carla Caruso I’d only ever bypassed the holiday town of Wallaroo before, never stayed. So, when a mum friend invited us along on a farm […]
Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft Kids are often fascinated by all things related to outer space and astronomy. Help teach your kids about the Moon with this cool Moon phase activity, complete with a Moon phase worksheet! This activity involves creating a ‘moon phase slider’. You’ll be able to move the slider to expose different […]