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IKEA Spring School Holiday Fun | Sep to Oct 2013

[ September 28, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ]

IKEA is putting on a number of activities to get the kids out of the house and getting involved in the fun!

Weekends from Saturday 28 September 2013  to Sunday 3 November 2013 IKEA will be hosting an in-store treasure hunt for kids. Kids can help Calvin Carrot find his Broccoli Buddies for their chance to […]

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Little Red and the Disco Pigs | Theatre Bugs at Westfield | Oct 2013

[ September 30, 2013 11:00 am to October 4, 2013 11:00 am. October 8, 2013 11:00 am to October 11, 2013 11:00 am. ]

Little Red, three very cool pigs who love to dance, a wimpy wolf (not scary!) and a dithery grandmother tell the story. This is a melding of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and ‘The Three Little Pigs’ with a distinctly modern, funky twist by the fabulous Theatre Bugs performers.

They will be performing at both Westfield Tea […]

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Space Encounters | Children’s Opera | 29 Sept & 2 Oct 2013

[ September 29, 2013; 6:30 pm; October 2, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
Space Encounters is a 50 minute interactive family opera that follows Jefferson, Harris and Roland the robot as they travel into space in search of the source of a signal.

What will they find?

Will Jefferson keep her temper?

Will they be able to leave?

If you would like to read reviews of this show you can find the […]

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Boomstars Pop Concert 4 Kids | 29 Sep 2013

[ September 29, 2013; 1:00 pm; ]

Get ready to move your feet, to the Boomstar beat, coz it’s Showtime!

The newest most exciting Pop Group for kids performs live. Enchanted by the new Boomstars’ music, Josh instantly transforms from geek into an amazing street dancer and to his own surprise joins Elyse, Talia and Jaime on stage in their new interactive dance […]

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Disney Planes Party | Toys R Us | 28 September 2013

[ September 28, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
In celebration of the release of Disney’s Planes movie, opening in South Australian cinemas on September 26th, the Toys R Us! Gepps Cross store is hosting a FREE Disney Planes Party.  Head down to the Toys R Us store between 10.00am and 12.00pm on Saturday, 28 September for a great range of activities such as colouring in, photo booth, raffle competition […]

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Free Pop-up Circus Tent | The Little Palais | 28 Sept – 5 Oct 2013

[ September 28, 2013 11:00 am to October 5, 2013 11:00 am. ]
We have seen the growing popularity of pop up bars around the city, now we will get the opportunity to see the little pop up circus tent!  The Little Palais will open its door for a huge 8 day and night extravaganza of some of the best free family friendly entertainment to be found in Adelaide.   The pop […]

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Deep Creek Open Day | 22 September 2013

[ September 22, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
Deep Creek Conservation Park, one of South Australia’s most scenic bushland reserves, will be on show at a free Community Open Day on Sunday 22 September.  Joining parks staff for the day will be Fleurieu community organisations including Cape Jervis Markets, Friends of Deep Creek, Friends of Heysen Trail, Lions Club, Native Animal Network, Raywood […]

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Fork on the Road | Whitmore Square | 21 September 2013

[ September 21, 2013; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Fork on the Road season 2 kicked off with a bang in Bonython Park and now continues to colour the city, this time in Whitmore Square.  The 20+ food vendors will be parked for lunch and dinner in the Square on Saturday, 21 September 2013.  Expect many of your favourites and several new vans serving […]

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Doggy Day at the Beach | 21 September 2013

[ September 21, 2013; 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]
Doggy Day at the Beach is a community event promoting responsible dog ownership with a free BBQ and various fun activities.  As part of an educational campaign to promote responsible dog ownership, The City of Charles Sturt are organising a beach event at Henley Square on the  21st of September 2013.  Ideal for families with pet dogs, this event is aimed at promoting the daylight […]

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Extreme Jump! | OzAsia Festival | 28 to 29 Sep 2013

[ September 28, 2013; 7:00 pm; September 29, 2013; 4:00 pm; ]
Extreme Jump!
Yegam Theatre Company | Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre, in cooperation with Show & Arts Inc AUSTRALIAN EXCLUSIVE Jump at the chance to see the incredible Yegam Theatre Company on their return visit to Australia as part of the OzAsia Festival. Jump returns to Adelaide to wow audiences young and old […]

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Your School Holidays Activity Guide | September/October 2013

[ September 28, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ]
To make it easier for you to get the low down on what to do with the kids during the school holidays, we have put together a summary guide to some of the most popular and some not-so-well-known activities on offer. There are venues all over Adelaide that offer vacation care programs, workshops, clinics, camps […]

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Kooky Kidz Markets | 22 September 2013

[ September 22, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
KooKy Kidz Markets is aimed at being a fun day out for the whole family.  This is a bright family fun day showcasing stall holders offering a mixture of high quality, boutique, gifts, clothes, crafts, handmade and unique products for mums, dads, babies, kids and grandparents.
A selection of quality foods will be on offer for those who […]

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Dogs Day Out in Mawson Lakes | 22 September 2013

[ September 22, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Dogs Day Out is a free community event held in Mawson Lakes for dogs and their owners. A fun day with dog related stalls, events, competitions and displays.
Following on from the huge success of the first Dogs Day Out in 2012 it has been decided to make this an annual event. Held in Mobara Park and […]

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The Wizard of Oz in 3D | 7 & 8 September 2013

[ September 7, 2013; 2:30 pm; September 8, 2013; 2:30 pm; ]
Experience one of the most loved classics in 3D at Event Cinemas for one weekend only.  The Wizard of Oz returns to big screen cinema in spectacular new digital 3D, just in time for the 75th anniversary!  Experience the classic like you have never seen it before, as each frame has been spectacularly remastered.  Dorothy’s journey with Scarecrow, […]

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Monarto Zoo’s First Westpac Enrichment Day | 22 September 2013

[ September 22, 2013; ]
Animals in nature have to work for a living, to find food, to make nests, to find shelter and even to play!  However life for the animals at the zoo is slightly more predictable than in the wild.  That’s why the zookeepers at Monarto use enrichment to create variety in work and play, ensuring an environment […]

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The Wiggles: Pumpkin Face | Hoyts Jnr | 31 Aug & 1 Sept 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 11:15 am; September 1, 2013; 11:15 am; ]
Hoo-hoo-who has carved out the funniest Pumpkin Face for Halloween? It’s The Wiggles! Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon will have your little monsters howling for more when they hear ‘A Friendly Little Spider’, rattling their funny bones when they ‘Do the Skeleton Scat!’, and looking “boo-tiful” when they dress up as ‘Little Vampires’ who just […]

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One Direction: This Is Us | the Movie | opens 19 September 2013

[ September 19, 2013; ]
One Direction: This Is Us is a captivating and intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis’ meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on […]

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Turbo | the Movie | opens 19 September 2013

[ September 1, 2013; 11:00 am; September 19, 2013; ]
A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500!  This fast-paced, action-packed 3D comedy from the makers of Madagascar will have audiences around the world unexpectedly rooting for a super-charged snail to use his incredible powers to win the ultimate race against his idols so that […]

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IKEA 2014 Catalogue Launch Weekend | 31 August – 1 September 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 9:00 am; September 1, 2013; 9:00 am; ]
IKEA are planning to celebrate at their Adelaide store with the arrival of their 2014 IKEA catalogue.  Families can have fun and shop an IKEA bargain during their Catalogue Launch Weekend on Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September 2013.
Activities will include:

Face painting | 11am – 4pm
Free Kids’ Balloon twisting workshops | 11am – 4pm
Giveaways and surprises
Family entertainment
Your […]

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Kids Movie Disco Nights | Wallis Cinemas | Aug & Sept 2013

[ August 9, 2013; 6:45 pm; September 13, 2013; 6:00 pm; September 27, 2013; 6:45 pm; ]
Wallis Cinemas hold regular Kids Movie Disco night sessions for primary school age children across their various venues. The choice of movie is suitable for this age group and the movie, dates and times vary at each location. The finish times may be a little late for the younger ones, but middle and upper primary age kids […]

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Disney’s Planes | the Movie | Opens 26 September 2013

[ September 26, 2013; ]
If your kids loved the movie “Cars” then you can just imagine their excitement when they hear about the latest news from the sky – Disney’s PLANES!
From above the world of “Cars” comes “Disney’s Planes,” an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a […]

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Royal Adelaide Show | 6-14 September 2013

[ September 6, 2013 to September 14, 2013. ]
Excitement is growing as once again The Royal Adelaide Show draws near!  This is the once-a-year event kids count down the days for and parents try to save up for! Show bags, rides, games, animals and delicious, sweet sugary food all in a single days outing!  For nine days in September thousands of people head to the […]

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Adelaide Youth Strings in the Botanic Garden | 15 September 2013

[ September 15, 2013; 12:00 pm; ]
Each year the Adelaide Youth Orchestra’s youth strings ensemble enchants audiences at a series of outdoor performances around the city including in Rundle Mall, the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Adelaide Zoo.  In 2013, Adelaide Youth Strings return to present a 50-minute recital of delightful classical, folk and world music beneath the elegant canopy of the […]

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Youth Revolution Gala Concert | AdYO | 1 September 2013

[ September 1, 2013; 3:00 pm; ]
Two hundred and twenty musicians and four orchestras bring their energy, passion and talent to a Youth Revolution at AdYO’s annual Adelaide Town Hall Gala. ASO’s concertmaster and internationally acclaimed soloist Natsuko Yoshimoto joins AdYO to perform Bruch’s dramatic Scottish Fantasy.
The Adelaide Youth Wind Orchestra, Adelaide Youth Sinfonia and Adelaide Youth Strings are here as […]

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The Gawler Show | 31 August & 1 September 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. September 1, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Gawler Show is the largest country show in South Australia, attracting approximately 30,000 people each year. It is a great family outing and this year the show will celebrate it’s 157th year over the weekend of Saturday, 31 August and Sunday, 1 September 2013.   The show encompasses everything that is Gawler and its surrounding areas. Great entertainment, fun filled […]

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