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Bowerbird Design Market | 5-7 May & 24-26 Nov 2017

[ May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2017. November 24, 2017 to November 26, 2017. ]
Adelaide’s prized design event, Bowerbird Design Market brings together more than 170 of the best Australian artists and designers twice a year in a spacious and well designed setting in the old Wayville pavilion at the Adelaide Showground.
The first market for 2017 is on 5-7 May, the week before Mothers Day.  Enjoy the magical atmosphere, […]

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The Nappy Collective | 5-19 May | 13-27 Oct 2017

[ May 5, 2017 to May 19, 2017. October 13, 2017 11:00 pm to October 27, 2017 11:00 pm. ]
The Nappy Collective encourages families to search out that handful of leftover, outgrown nappies we all seem to end up with and donate them to families in crisis or in need.
Over a two week period in May and October, families can drop these clean, disposable nappies to their nearest collection point. The Nappy Collective will […]

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Tetris – DreamBIG Children’s Festival | Space Theatre | Review 2017

[ May 30, 2017; June 1, 2017; ]
Tetris – DreamBIG Children’s Festival | Review
Watching Tetris to start with was a bit like walking into someone else’s conversation mid-way through, then all of a sudden just ‘getting it’. Based on the computer game, Tetris, the show starts out with Arch 8’s quartet interacting without speech, interlocking their bodies into very awkward looking shapes in […]

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Uber & Australian Red Cross | Clothing Drive | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; ]
Tap a button, make a difference!
On Sunday 28 May 2017 Uber is partnering with Australian Red Cross and, supported by Nova FM, Uber driver-partners will be collecting quality pre-loved clothing to raise funds and support communities across Australia and around the world.
Got pre-loved clothing to give?
On Sunday 28 May, bag them up and request a car […]

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State Rescue Challenge | SES | 27 May 2017

[ May 27, 2017; ]
The State Rescue Challenge is an opportunity for SES volunteers to undertake a range of challenging scenarios to maintain their skills and to be selected to represent South Australia at the National Disaster Rescue Competition in Tasmania later this year.
The 2017 State Rescue Challenge will be held at AAMI Stadium on Saturday 27 of May. Members […]

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Woodend Autumn Market | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
The Woodend Autumn Market Day will be held on Sunday May 28 from 9am – 12 noon.
A community market event with stalls for local craft and businesses as well as a car boot sale, coffee and cold drinks, sausage sizzle, fairy floss, baked goods and hot soup.
Students will be selling seedlings grown at the school.
There will […]

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Lollipop Markets | Morphettville | May, Aug & Nov 2017

[ May 21, 2017; August 20, 2017; November 26, 2017; ]  

Lollipop Markets – Baby & Kids Market
Lollipop Markets is a highly reputable, established market which has been helping work-at-home mums and dads and small businesses showcase their goodies for 6 years.
The Lollipop Market showcases unique, boutique and handmade, or of limited supply items for expecting parents, babies and children. The market is held regularly at […]

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SteamRanger | Railway Journeys | May-Nov 2017

[ May 10, 2017; May 14, 2017; May 17, 2017; May 21, 2017; May 24, 2017; May 28, 2017; May 31, 2017; June 4, 2017; June 11, 2017; June 18, 2017; June 25, 2017; July 2, 2017; July 9, 2017; July 16, 2017; July 23, 2017; August 6, 2017; August 20, 2017; August 27, 2017; September 3, 2017; September 10, 2017; September 17, 2017; September 24, 2017; October 1, 2017; October 15, 2017; October 22, 2017; November 5, 2017; November 12, 2017; November 19, 2017; ]
SteamRanger Train Journeys in South Australia
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 tourist […]

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Walk for Love | Mary Potter Hospice | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Walk for Love
Walk for Love is a community event that gives you, your family and friends the opportunity to come together to remember, celebrate and honour your loved ones.
If this is your first walk – we welcome you and if your bereavement is recent our heart goes out to you. We hope you will feel […]

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Government House Open Day | DreamBIG – Big Family Weekend | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; ]
Government House will be open on Sunday 21 May 2017 as part of DreamBIG – BIG Family Weekend.
You are invited to Government House Open Day, on the Sunday of the Big Family Weekend. Learn about the current workings of the house from Government House volunteers, explore the gardens, join in a circus workshop or enjoy […]

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Family Flix | Mainline Drive-In Cinema | May-Jul 2017

[ May 20, 2017; 5:00 pm; May 27, 2017; 5:00 pm; June 3, 2017; 5:00 pm; June 10, 2017; 5:00 pm; June 17, 2017; 5:30 pm; June 24, 2017; 5:00 pm; July 1, 2017; 5:00 pm; July 8, 2017; 5:00 pm; July 15, 2017; 5:00 pm; July 22, 2017; 5:30 pm; ]
Family Flix at Mainline Drive-In Cinema
The Family Flix sessions at Wallis Cinema’s Mainline Drive-In are back on Saturday nights from May to July!
Wallis Mainline Drive-In are once again holding special Saturday movie nights dedicated for families. Family Flix Drive in Movies open an hour before the movie starts so you can get there early and enjoy […]

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The Retro Lens | Vintage Photography Day | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Visit the South Australian Maritime Museum on Sunday 21 May and discover the lost art of vintage photography – the way our world was captured before the advent of the smartphone. 
On offer as part of South Australia’s History Festival, this unique family day is jam-packed with all things analogue―vintage studio sets and free photo booths, […]

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The Giant Twilight Market | Morphett Vale | 27 & 28 May 2017

[ May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017. ]
It’s the BIGGEST market in the Southern Suburbs! Two massive days of shopping, food, fun and entertainment!
For the first time ever The Giant Twilight Market will be held at the same time and in the same location as Feed Your Face Multicultural Food Festival in Morphett Vale.

Go along for a fun weekend with loads of […]

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Feed Your Face Multicultural Food Festival | 27 & 28 May 2017

[ May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017. ]

Held in conjunction with The Giant Twilight Market, the Multicultural Food Festival celebrates the rich cultural diversity of South Australia with a variety of food, live music and free children’s entertainment.  Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Vegan options will be available along with a selection of beverages.

There will also be a global village with arts and crafts […]

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Seymour College Street Fair | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; ]
Seymour College Street Fair Family Fun Day
Seymour College in Glen Osmond are holding a fun filled family day with a variety of market stalls, delicious food and wine, lots of amusements and things to do for children of all ages.

Tickets can be pre-purchased for the following:

Krispy Kreme – $18 per dozen (original glazed doughnuts to […]

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National Families Week | 15-21 May 2017

[ May 15, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
National Families Week is Australia’s annual celebration of families.
National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make contact with your extended family and friends, and share in the enjoyment of family activities within the wider community. It is a time to celebrate the meaning of family and to make the most of […]

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Celebrate Mother's Day with FREE entry to Adelaide Zoo

Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo | 14 May 2017

[ May 14, 2017; ]
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo
What are you doing for Mother’s Day this weekend?
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE* entry for mums to Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo.  This Mother’s Day, you can take mum to either zoo for FREE!*

Simply collect your token from The Advertiser on Saturday 13 […]

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Adelaide Gaol History Day | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Learn about the fascinating history of Adelaide’s Gaol on Sunday 28 May 2017
Learn about the lives, crimes and often gruesome deaths of some of South Australia’s pettiest thieves and most dangerous criminals at the Adelaide Gaol’s annual History Day later this month. Built in 1841, the gaol is the state’s second oldest building, and was […]

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SteamRanger Family Open Day | Mount Barker Railway Station | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; ]
SteamRanger Family Open Day
SteamRanger’s Family Open Day will be held on Sunday the 28 of May as part of South Australia’s History Festival. As usual there will be ‘Bugle Ranger’ and section car rides as well as some fantastic free kids’ activities taking place at the Mount Barker Railway Station.

This family-friendly event will feature:

$10 heritage railcar […]

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Penola & Coonawarra Arts Festival | 18-21 May 2017

[ May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
The award winning Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival will be celebrating it’s 26th year in 2017.
The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival is made up of live performances, workshops, competitions, exhibitions, family art activities, Coonawarra wineries and local food producers.  2017 will see the festival attract major events and exhibitions appealing to a broad audience making it one […]

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Ziran Qi Gong Workshops | Bird In Hand Winery | 19 & 20 May 2017

[ May 19, 2017 to May 20, 2017. ]
The pristine vineyards of Adelaide’s Bird In Hand Winery is set to form the backdrop for a series of inspiring health and wellbeing workshops that combine ancient Qi Gong teachings and modern practices to understand the mind, body, and spirit.
Led by renowned Qi Gong instructor Paul Dumais, the workshops will focus on the Chinese discipline […]

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Beach Clean | Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign | 20 May 2017

[ May 20, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Adelaide’s Marine Debris team are hosting their monthly beach clean at Glenelg Beach on Saturday, May 20th.
It’s time once again to come together like last year and join Hands Across the Sand.

If everyone works and stands together we can save our oceans and make a difference!

This is a family friendly event – everyone is welcome!

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Mother’s Day Posy Masterclass | 13 May 2017

[ May 13, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]
Give Mum a beautiful gift this Mother’s Day.
Westfield West Lakes in collaboration with Bella in Bloom is excited to bring to life this free kids event!

Get creative and design your very own posy to give to Mum for Mother’s Day!

All flowers and items will be provided. This event is designed for children aged 7 years […]

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Kangaroo Island Mother’s Day Pop Up Event | Central Market | 12 May 2017

[ May 12, 2017; ]
Kangaroo Island Mother’s Day Pop Up Event at the Adelaide Central Market
Fresh from Tasting Australia and just in time for Mothers’ Day, the Adelaide Central Market’s Kangaroo Island stall will host a special pop-up event on Friday 12 May 2017.

Visitors to the Kangaroo Island stall will be treated to free tastings between 11am & 2pm […]

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Strathalbyn Craft Fair | 6-7 May 2017

[ May 6, 2017 to May 7, 2017. ]
Strathalbyn Craft Fair – 6-7 May 2017
Annual arts and crafts gathering
Strathalbyn’s Craft Fair (held every year) brings together talented art and craft people from around the region. They’ll be showcasing their finest works and it’s just in time for Mother’s Day.

There will be raffles, devonshire teas, light lunches and lots of beautiful stalls.

Opening Times:

Saturday May 6  | […]

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Play Croquet on World Croquet Day

Play Croquet on World Croquet Day | Hyde Park Croquet Club | 7 May 2017

[ May 7, 2017; 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Play Croquet on World Croquet Day
Hyde Park Croquet Club Pimms and Popcorn FREE event
It’s World Croquet Day on Sunday 7 May and Hyde Park Croquet Club would like you to celebrate with them at their Pimms and Popcorn free event!

Croquet is a growing sport in South Australia because it is so social and can be very competitive as […]

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Walk D-Feet MND BIG Breakfast | Adelaide Sailing Club | 7 May 2017

[ May 7, 2017; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Walk-D Feet MND
$19 Big Breakfast in the Bistro
In support of the Motor Neurone Disease Association of South Australia (MND SA), come and enjoy a big breakfast, before Walk to D-Feet MND. Adelaide Sailing Club are proud to provide a breakfast special for Walk to D-Feet participants.

$19 for a choice of:

Full English Breakfast (Fried eggs, bacon, […]

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Mothers Day Pamper Night

Mothers Day Pamper Night | Hillbank | 5 May 2017

[ May 5, 2017; ]
Mothers Day Pamper Night
Pop in Friday 5 May 4-6.30pm for Pamper and Parties’ Mothers Day Open Night!

Special offers will be available exclusively to those who attend on the night and there are some fun activities for mums and kids.

Kids can colour in a picture or bookmark for mum
free mini neck massages
Lucky door prize
Silent Auctions […]

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Hahndorf Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk | 7 May 2017

[ May 7, 2017; ]
The Hahndorf Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk is a great community event enjoyed each year by all who participate.
The Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk honours the early European settlers from Hahndorf who supplied Adelaide with fresh produce at a time when most foodstuffs had to be imported into South Australia.

The trail has been developed between Verdun and […]

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The Goodwood Greek Festival | 7 May 2017

[ May 7, 2017; ]
Goodwood Greek Festival 2017 hosted by the Greek Orthodox Community of SA Inc.
The Goodwood Greek Festival is back for 2017.

Proudly presented by the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia, the festival will be held on Sunday 7th of May 2017  between 11am and 7pm outside the Goodwood Community Centre.

Come along to enjoy a taste of […]

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BGANZ Open Day | Wittunga Botanic Garden | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]  

The theme of this year’s Open Day is “Botanic Gardens Conserving Plants – Our Lives Depend On It”.
Wittunga Botanic Garden will be a hive of activity on Sunday 28 May, with special guided tours, the planting of an endangered Kangaroo Island species, a Nature Play SA kids activity, a plant sale, coffee and cakes and […]

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Grey Box Day | Belair National Park | 7 May 2017

[ May 7, 2017; ]
Put a piece of natural heritage in your backyard today, go along to the 9th Annual Grey Box Day native plant sale Sunday 7 May 2017!
Choose your own twenty native plants for $30 and join in the fun!

Bring the family for food, music, environmental activities, face painting and more! State Flora Nurseries located within Belair National […]

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Beauty And The Beast | Sing-Along Screenings | 5 – 7 May 2017

[ May 5, 2017; 6:45 pm; May 6, 2017; 1:00 pm; May 7, 2017; 12:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Beauty And The Beast Sing-Along Screenings
Become part of the magic of Beauty and the Beast with special sing-along screenings at Event Cinemas.
Beauty and the Beast is a live retelling of Disney’s popular classic 1991 animated film. Bill Condon is directing the film, with an all-star cast that includes Emma Watson (‘Harry Potter’) as Belle, Dan Stevens […]

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Garden Open Day | Launch of Free Little Garden Library | 7 May 2017

[ May 7, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Garden Open Day – Launch of Free Little Garden Library
There is lots to do for all ages, with plants for sale, succulents galore, sausage sizzle, kids activities, garden talks, plus various workshops to join.

There will also be the launch of a brand new and free Little Library for adults and kids.

The event is free to […]

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Bring It On The Musical | 12 – 21 May 2017

[ May 12, 2017 to May 14, 2017. May 17, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
Bring It On The Musical
Dust off your pom poms and join in for some cheer-tastic fun!
Set against the backdrop of the cut-throat world of cheerleading, high school politics, and budding romances, the high flying, high energy Bring It On – The Musical, brought to you by Pelican Productions is set to blow Adelaide audiences away for eight shows […]

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World Migratory Bird Day | Colouring Competition | 10 May 2017

[ May 1, 2017 to May 10, 2017. ]
Help raise awareness about migratory birds and you could win a 12 month unlimited Zoos South Australia Membership!
World Migratory Bird Day is on 10 May 2017 and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary has decided to celebrate with a colouring competition.
World Migratory Bird Day is an annual global celebration of the incredible journey across hundreds of thousands […]

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START at the Gallery | 2017 Program

[ May 7, 2017; June 4, 2017; July 2, 2017; August 6, 2017; September 3, 2017; October 1, 2017; November 5, 2017; December 3, 2017; ]
START at the Gallery
START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for children and families.  Held on the first Sunday of every month, START is free and includes art activities, tours, live performance and entertainment.  START is recommended for children aged 3-12 years and parent/carer supervision is required. No bookings are necessary.
Upcoming […]

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Earth, Water, Fire | Young Explorers | May 2017

[ May 8, 2017 to May 12, 2017. May 15, 2017 to May 19, 2017. ]  

Formerly known as Tell Me a Story, Young explorers is a program designed especially for 3-5 year olds.
Young Explorers is a free program for 3-5 year old children and their families to enjoy an interactive experience that immerses them in the stories, objects and spaces of the South Australian Museum.

Just like us, our ancestors needed […]

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The Grazing Trail | Rundle Mall | 5 – 7 May 2017

[ May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2017. ]
From Friday 5 to Sunday 7 May you can experience treats galore including coffee, tea, chocolates and wine with the Tasting Australia Grazing Trail, a FREE self-guided foodie tour through Rundle Mall.
Spend an afternoon exploring Rundle Mall and the surrounding laneways and arcades to discover hidden gems, collect take-home samples and enjoy tastings at every […]

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Bring a Bub Movie Sessions | Wallis Cinemas | May, Jun, Jul 2017

[ May 4, 2017; May 11, 2017; May 18, 2017; May 25, 2017; June 1, 2017; June 8, 2017; June 15, 2017; June 22, 2017; June 29, 2017; July 6, 2017; ]
Sit down, relax and enjoy Wallis Cinemas latest movies!
Bring a Bub sessions are special movie screenings held every Thursday morning where babies and toddlers are welcome.  The lights remained dimmed for the comfort of you and your child and the convenience of feeding and tending to your child if required.

Adults at children’s prices. Children under […]

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