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Channel Nine Adelaide 1959 to Now Exhibition | 9 Apr – 19 Jun 2016

[ April 9, 2016 to June 19, 2016. ]

Come on a journey as Adelaide City Council takes you back to the beginnings of Channel 9 in South Australia in 1959. Reminisce at some of the iconic shows that went to air –Adelaide Tonight, The Channel Niners, Here’s Humphrey or the Country and Western Hour – and the personalities on our screens – Lionel Williams, […]

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Shields: power and protection in Aboriginal Australia | South Australian Museum | May 2016

[ March 24, 2016 to May 22, 2016. ]
Come on a journey with Jack Buckskin, Kaurna and Narrunga man, and discover the power of Aboriginal shields as symbols of cultural survival, regeneration and continuity.
The South Australian Museum’s exhibition Shields: Power and protection in Aboriginal Australia is a fascinating exploration of the role of shields in Aboriginal culture and history. Shields are not only […]

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The Cedars | Home of Hans Heysen | Hahndorf | Review

[ April 25, 2016; 11:00 pm; ]
The Cedars | Hahndorf | Review
Just on the outskirts of the beautiful town of Hahndorf, is The Cedars, which was the home of the prominent and prolific artist, Hans Heysen, his wife, Sallie and their eight children. Heysen had a passion for conservation, which is evident in his Australian landscapes and in The Cedars, set […]

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Slo Moe’s Free Lunch Friday | 29 Apr 2016

[ April 29, 2016; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Slo Moe’s opens in Rundle Place, celebrate on Friday the 29th of April 11am – 3pm, with a free lunch on them!

Headed up by Darren Lange and SA’s renowned chef Nigel Rich, this is the very first outlet of its kind to offer authentic, Southern-style BBQ to South Australians.
Expect genuine, mouth watering meats cooked low and slo’ […]

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Pick a Pink Lady Weekend | Apple Picking in the Adelaide Hills | 30 Apr & 1 May 2016

[ April 30, 2016 10:00 am to May 1, 2016 10:00 am. ]
Don’t miss your chance to pick your own apples in the Adelaide Hills this year!
Only for 1 weekend, two orchards in the premium apple growing district of Lenswood in the Adelaide Hills are opening their gates for you to pick your own apples on Saturday 30 April & Sunday 1 May 2016. What a great […]

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The Vale Market | McLaren Vale | 25 Apr & 13 Jun 2016

The Vale Market at McLaren Vale.
The Vale Market is a family friendly market featuring live entertainment from buskers and local acts, plus a FREE BOUNCY CASTLE for the kids!
There will be market stalls featuring locally made produce and products, wine, art, craft, and hand-made souvenirs. It is the perfect showcase of the all the McLaren […]

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The Moon’s a Balloon | Patch Theatre | Review | 19 to 23 Apr 2016

[ April 19, 2016 to April 23, 2016. ]
The Moon’s a Balloon by Patch Theatre  | Something on Saturday
Review by Cath Leo
The Moon’s A Balloon is a truly unique theatre experience aimed at 3 to 8 year olds, created by Patch Theatre and being shown at the Adelaide Festival Centre. No words, only music, and two performers interacting with balloons in a variety […]

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ANZAC Day Services Around Adelaide | 25 Apr 2016

[ April 24, 2016 to April 25, 2016. ]
The ANZAC Day commemoration has become SA’s biggest collective event. Last year’s dawn services across the state attracted more than 300,000 people.
Buglers sounded Last Post and Reveille, wreaths were laid, the Ode to the Fallen recited, and two minutes’ silence observed. Others chose to march, watch a march, or attend ANZAC-themed sporting functions.

This year, as […]

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animal expo 2016

Adelaide Animal Expo with Dr Harry | 23 to 25 Apr 2016

[ April 23, 2016 to April 25, 2016. ]
The annual Animal Expo with Dr Harry Cooper is back again in 2016 at the Adelaide Showground.
South Australia’s largest animal expo is packed with hundreds of cute, cuddly and unusual animals plus pet supplies, expert advice and entertainment making it a great day out for all the family.
Learn how to care for your pets with […]

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Rediscover Granite Island | 16 Apr – 1 May 2016

[ April 16, 2016 11:00 am to May 1, 2016 3:00 pm. ]
Free Family Fun on Granite Island these April School holidays!
Collect your Free Rediscover Granite Island Treasure Map from the Visitor Information Centre, for a great family adventure on Granite Island.

Book a Guided Nature Discovery Tour for your chance to spot a Little Penguin on Granite Island. Tours begin ½ an hour after dusk and bookings […]

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Finger Puppet Fun | SA Migration Museum | 23 & 30 Apr 2016

[ April 23, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. April 30, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Visit the Migration Museum between 1:30pm and 3:30pm on Saturday 23 and 30 April to have a go at making Russian finger puppets.
Explore the exhibition ‘Russians In South Australia’ on display in the Museum’s Forum Gallery. Then visit the Learning Space to listen to audio clips of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s rendition of Petrushka, a famous […]

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Kids Movie Night | Tea Tree Gully | 19 & 26 Apr 2016

[ April 19, 2016; 6:00 pm; April 26, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]
A night at the movies at The Gully Public House & Garden!
Keep the kids entertained these school holidays at the Gully Public House and Garden at Tea Tree Gully which will be hosting two movies on two different nights. The movies will be screened on the big screen in the Beer Garden with popcorn and […]

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SA Dog Rescue’s Birthday Bash | 17 Apr 2016

[ April 17, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Visit over 50 stalls and see the dogs and cats for adoption at this free event!
Get your dogs washed thanks to Jims Dog Wash and discount microchipping. Plus the kids can have a jump on the bouncy castle or a ride on Clancy the Jelly Bean Train, get their face painted.

You can also have your dog […]

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Beans and Sprouts | Free Family Day at Princess Elizabeth Playspace| 23 Apr 2016

[ April 23, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
You’re invited to a free family day event at Princess Elizabeth Playspace!
To celebrate the completion of the new Princess Elizabeth Playspace,  City South Association and Splash Adelaide are holding a free family day event entitled Beans & Sprouts. It all happens on Saturday April 23 2016 from 10am to 5pm on South Terrace in the City (Park 21, near West […]

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Road Safety Excursion | 27 Apr 2016

[ April 27, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Held at the Road Safety Centre in Thebarton, participants will be shown and practice road safety while playing, walking and riding their bikes.
As well as getting to ride their bikes and practice what they learnt children will be shown the following videos and powerpoint presentation covering topics including ‘Where to Play’, ‘How to use a Crossing at Traffic […]

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Port Loop Fun Run | 15 May 2016

[ October 17, 2015 7:32 pm to May 15, 2016 7:32 pm. ]
Walk or run the 5km Path; keep fit and socialise and support a worthy cause.
Part proceeds will be donated to beyondblue. Registrants receive bib and wrist band and can enjoy a free sausage sizzle at the end of the fun run.

Wild at Hart Markets will also be on from 9am.

Registration: Adults $30 | Kids under […]

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Kite Making Workshop | Ingle Farm | 20 Apr 2016

[ April 20, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Get along to Family Zone Ingle Farm and make a kite this school holidays!
If it’s a windy day you can fly them on the school oval. Kite making activities available for different age levels.

Bring your lunch to eat afterwards.

To book visit the TryBooking website here.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the TryBooking website.

What: Kite Making Workshop

When: Wednesday […]

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Twilight Mud Playgroup | 13 Apr 2016

[ April 13, 2016; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
The second twilight mud Playgroup for all ages, as part of Playgroup SA’s involvement in the City of Unley’s Mud Festival.
Come along and do some mud cooking, paint with mud, and throw some mud splatter. Pop those gumboots on and have some muddy fun.

This event is free and all families are welcome.

To see all the […]

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella | 15 & 16 Apr 2016

[ April 15, 2016; 2:00 pm; 8:00 pm; April 16, 2016; 2:00 pm; 8:00 pm; ]
Northern Light Theatre Company is very excited to be bringing the classic tale of magic, princes and lost slippers to audiences in April 2016. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella captures all of the charm of the original with a beautiful score and wonderful characters.
The show is headed by a young, but knowledgeable, production team including Lauren […]

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OPAL Active Family Loop Launch | Lochiel Park | 17 Apr 2016

[ April 17, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Children and families are invited to discover the Lochiel Park Active Family Loop.
Try a range outdoor exploring activities then tell us your favourite activity and why for a free OPAL Smoothie or coffee.  HINT: you have to be active to get a reward!

Places are limited and bookings are essential. CLICK HERE.

Have a look at the schedule […]

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Organic Corner Store | Kids Market | 21 & 28 Apr 2016

[ April 21, 2016; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. April 28, 2016; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

The kids are coming to Organic Corner Store!
Organic Corner Store has been operating as a weekly market for 3.5 years in the Holdfast Bay area and in April they are inviting the kids to join them as stallholders. They would like young entrepreneurs to bring their wares to sell….from pet rocks to books, toys and clothes, handmade […]

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Mitcham Cosplay Night | 18 Apr 2016

[ April 18, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Back by popular demand, the Mitcham Library will host a fun night for Cosplay enthusiasts.
Young people aged 14 -17 years are encouraged to come in character costume and share their passion with like-minded young people. There will be plenty of prizes on offer for the best Handmade, Half-made and Bought costumes, give-a-ways, games, as well as […]

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Cleland’s 49th Birthday Party | Cleland Wildlife Park | 16 Apr 2016

[ April 16, 2016; ]
You’re invited to Cleland’s 49th birthday party!
Head up to Cleland Wildlife Park for a day packed with special birthday activities this Saturday 16 April. The perfect way to kick off the school holidays, the fun starts at 9.30am and keeps going until they close at 5pm.

The first 200 children will receive a free bag of animal feed […]

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IKEA Adelaide Turns 10 | 16 & 17 Apr 2016

[ April 16, 2016 to April 17, 2016. ]  

IKEA Adelaide reaches double digits – they’re turning 10!
To celebrate IKEA Adelaide being in South Australia for 10 years, IKEA is hosting the ultimate birthday party weekend!
Bursting with free activities and super offers, IKEA Adelaide wants to invite everyone over to join in the birthday fun.
Dress up as your favourite Super Hero and receive a free […]

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Aussie Origami Animals | Pasadena Shopping Centre | 18 Apr 2016

[ April 18, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Enjoy the ancient Japanese art of origami – ‘ori’ fold, ‘kami’ paper.
You can learn to fold a few simple Australian Animals, out of bright and colourful origami papers. Origami is a fantastic artform for people of all ages to immerse themselves in. This event is a part of a community project between Foodland (Australia’s Finest […]

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Diving Clinics | SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | 26 – 28 Apr 2016

[ April 26, 2016; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. April 27, 2016; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. April 28, 2016; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. ]
Diving Clinics at SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre
Come and try Diving Clinics at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre these Autumn school holidays.

Activities include skills of diving, techniques of safe diving as well as the opportunity to dive off of the 1 and 3m diving boards.

The sessions are for 7–12 year olds who must be competent swimmers.

Sessions are running […]

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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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5th Birthday Party | SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | 26 Apr 2016

[ April 26, 2016; ]
SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre is turning 5!
Come along and help celebrate the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre’s 5th Birthday with $5 entry all day, free (after entry) activities, and discounted activities and offers.

$5 entry per person all day! (Members receive FREE entry)

With FREE activities after entry:

Farm animal petting zoo (10am -12pm)
Colouring-in competition
Roving entertainers
Sausage sizzle (from 12pm)
Birthday […]

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The Festival of Colour | Aldinga Arts Eco Village | 30 Apr 2016

[ April 30, 2016; 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
The Aldinga Arts Eco Village presents The Festival of Colour!
Head along to this gorgeous, family friendly event and enjoy live entertainment.

There will be scrumptious food, Chai Tent, kids Zone activities (including Evelyn Roth’s Nylon Zoo), Artisan market stalls and art installations

The Festival of Colour is aiming for zero waste!

Entertainment includes performances from:

Loren Kate
Simon Hudson
Minority Tradition
The […]

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Boots For Change Family Fun Day | Mount Barker | 16 Apr 2016

[ April 16, 2016; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
The Adelaide Hills Farmers Market will be supporting local farming families this April with a Boots For Change Family Fun Day!
Wear your best boots to the Adelaide Hills Farmers Market on Saturday 16 April and step into the shoes of your local farmers. Gumboots, work boots, riding boots, cowboy boots – they’ll all feature at […]

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Bike 2 Market | 9 Apr 2016

[ April 9, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
With more conveniently located bike parking and a brand new Cycling link, shopping at the Market on 2 wheels just got even easier!!
See a shopping by bike display by local retailers; learn about Cargo Bikes and the best way of getting to the Adelaide Central Market using the new Russell, Owen and Compton Street North-South […]

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Heirloom Weekend | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 9 & 10 Apr 2016

[ April 9, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. April 10, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]

A free celebration of all things fresh, natural and homegrown will take place at Adelaide Botanic Garden on 9-10 April (Saturday and Sunday) for the inaugural Heirloom Weekend.

Presented by The Diggers Club and the Botanic Gardens of South Australia, the Heirloom Weekend – which includes free workshops, live music, masterclasses, a pumpkin growing competition, children’s activities and […]

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Fun at the Park | Gawler’s Youth Week Event | 9 Apr 2016

[ April 9, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
There is so much happening at the ‘Fun at the Park’ Gawler Youth Week Event.
From 11am everything starts. Dj’s and break-dancing demos, a gladiator ring and bubble soccer – there will be something for everyone!

Register for the for the Scoot, BMX and Skate comp on the day. The competitions will be held in two divisions, 14 […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy | Outdoor Cinema Series | 16 Apr 2016

[ April 16, 2016; 8:00 pm; ]
Free Outdoor Cinema!
To celebrate Youth Week, ‘Youth in Salisbury’ thought there’d be nothing better than putting on free (and really awesome) movie and inviting you all to come along and join in on the fun.

Bring along your blankets, pillows and chairs and settle in for an awesome movie. Food and drink will be available on […]

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Party by the Pool | 22 Apr 2016

[ April 22, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]

One Friday evening each month!
For non-members this event is free after entry & members can enjoy the party at no extra cost.

Bring the family along for a swim, kick back on the pool toys, or climb and slide on Splash Park (the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre interactive water playground with the ‘BIG BUCKET’) while you enjoy the latest […]

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Alice’s Wonderland | Carrick Hill | 27 Apr 2016

[ April 27, 2016; 10:00 am; ]

This promenade style show takes the audience with Alice on a walk through the grounds of Carrick Hill.
Characters from the story interact with Alice and the audience on this journey. The show is moving around, so you will not need chairs or rugs during the show. The path taken is stroller friendly.

If the weather looks […]

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101 Dalmatians | Woodville Town Hall | 21 Apr 2016

[ April 21, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
Take the kids along to the Woodville Town Hall as a part of the ‘cosy classics collection’.
This special school holiday screening of 101 Dalmatians will be held on Thursday 21 April at 10.30am.

Includes kids’ dress up competition with prizes.

Tickets are $6 and available at the door (cash only).

For more information and all enquiries please visit the […]

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Murray Bridge Kite Festival | 30 Apr 2016

[ April 30, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The Rural City of Murray Bridge & OPAL are holding their first annual Kite Festival on April 30th, coinciding with the last weekend of school holidays.
They have lots of great things planned, with the Adelaide Kite Fliers Association making the trip up to put on another spectacular sky show of colour along the river front. The […]

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Polskie Kwiaty | Polish Flowers | Migration Museum | 10 Apr 2016

[ April 10, 2016; 1:30 pm; ]
Head to the Migration Museum on Sunday 10th April to experience the rich and diverse culture of the Polish community in South Australia.
Enjoy showcases of Polish culture including a performance by Polish Choir, Cantores and a costume display.

All of the Polish Community and Australian friends are invited to celebrate at the Museum. Among the guests […]

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Youth Week Skate Park Competition | 16 Apr 2016

[ April 16, 2016; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Returning for another year of thrills and spills, the Avenue Rd Skate Park will see skateboard and scooter riders give it their all at this enduring event.
Join DJ Shep and the Da Clinic crew for your chance to win a stack of prizes in numerous age categories, plenty of give-a-ways, as well as free air-brush […]

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