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The Shadow Initiation | SA Museum

[ November 30, -0001 to December 23, 2019. ]
The Shadow Initiation – South Australian Museum
One hour on the clock. Over 40 puzzles, challenges and tasks to attempt. Race against the clock on a brand new adventure, seeing the Museum like never before. It’s part-escape room, part-scavenger hunt, part behind-the-scenes Museum tour. You’ve never played a game like this one.
The aim of the game is […]

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Seussical the Musical | Playford Civic Centre | Oct 2018

[ October 12, 2018; 8:00 pm; October 13, 2018; 2:00 pm; 8:00 pm; October 14, 2018; 2:00 pm; October 18, 2018; 8:00 pm; October 19, 2018; 8:00 pm; October 20, 2018; 2:00 pm; 8:00 pm; ]
Northern Light Theatre Company is pleased to present Seussical the Musical, bringing your favourite Dr Seuss characters to life on stage at the Shedley Theatre this October. The Cat in the Hat will guide audiences in a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza.
The story of Seussical is based on the stories of Horton Hears A Who and […]

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Eighty Eight O’Connell | Pop Up Nature Maze | 4-14 Oct 2018

[ October 4, 2018 to October 7, 2018. October 11, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Eighty Eight O’Connell – Pop Up Nature Maze 
88 O’Connell Street in North Adelaide is being transformed into a free magical play space for kids these school holidays!
Nature-lovers can explore in the pop-up maze filled with a variety of nature play areas and activities. Discover the fairy nook, the music nook, a sandpit and a loose […]

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Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays | 29 Sep – 14 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays 2018
The Semaphore Steam Trains will run every day during the Spring School Holidays except for Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The National Railway Museum operates a 2km long 457 mm gauge railway from Semaphore to Fort Glanville which departs from the foot of the jetty at the end of the popular […]

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Kid’s Nature Challenge at Cleland Wildlife Park | Nature Play Festival | 29 Sep – 14 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Kid’s Nature Challenge – Nature Play Festival 2018
Join in the fun at Cleland Wildlife Park and explore the park on the Great Nature Hunt!

Use your artistic flair and create something wonderful at the Nature Mud Art Station.
Make a cubby – use the branches provided to make a fun “home” for you.
Discover your […]

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Kids Studio with Louise Flaherty at The Mill | Adelaide | Oct 2018

[ October 3, 2018 to October 4, 2018. October 8, 2018 to October 9, 2018. October 12, 2018; ]
Artist in Residence Louise Flaherty invites kids to join her for a drop in studio session at The Mill this school holidays.
This is your chance to participate in Louise’s project Memorial for Forgotten Plants, kids will be invited to contribute to a wall of drawings in The Mill’s Exhibition Space. 
Louise is currently creating a wall […]

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Nature Play Festival | Adelaide | 29 Sep – 20 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 20, 2018. ]
The Nature Play Festival is an annual Festival for children and their families which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature!
The Festival is coordinated by Nature Play SA in collaboration with more than 30 wonderful event host organisations including local and state government, not-for-profits, playgroups, education sites, nature clubs, Friends Groups, libraries and more! The 2018 Nature Play Festival is proudly supported by Flinders University.
Through the Festival, Nature Play SA aims to highlight the importance […]

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The Market Through Our Eyes | Little Picassos Art Exhibition at Adelaide Central Market | 21 Sep – 20 Oct 2018

[ September 21, 2018 to October 20, 2018. ]
The Market Through Our Eyes Little Picassos Art Exhibition

“Painted tasty treats, collaged fresh fruit, with vegetables galore at Adelaide Central Market”

At 5pm, on Friday 21 September 2018, Little Picassos Art Studios will launch a new art exhibition, ‘The Market through Our Eyes’, at Adelaide Central Market, filling the walls throughout the Market with artworks by […]

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Grasslands Trail | Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi | 6-31 October 2018

[ October 6, 2018 to October 31, 2018. ]
Grasslands Trail at Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi
Your kids will love the blend of nature and history in this new city-based discovery trail, where children can explore one of Adelaide’s most unique natural habitats.
The self-guided trail is designed for your children to imagine, observe and explore.

Simply grab a free activity book and follow the signs!

Booklets can be picked […]

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Play at the Bay – Glenelg | Spring School Holiday Activities | 3-12 Oct 2018

[ October 3, 2018 to October 5, 2018. October 7, 2018 to October 12, 2018. ]
Play at the Bay
Play, explore and experience: there is an activity for everyone! Play at the Bay is a program being run from Wednesday 3 to Friday 12 October 2018. The concept encourages children to play, explore and experience by offering workshops for a wide range of ages.
Bookings are essential and places are going fast […]

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Adelaide School Holidays – Shop & Play | October 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – October 2018
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide October Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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Adelaide School Holidays – Family Fun & Entertainment | October 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – October 2018
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide October Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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Adelaide School Holidays – Educational & Creative Fun | October 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – October 2018
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide October Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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Adelaide School Holidays – Animal Adventures | October 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – October 2018
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide October Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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Adelaide School Holidays – Active Recreation & Sport | October 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – October 2018
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide October Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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Free Twilight Dragon Boat Beginners Sessions | Adelaide Combined Dragon Boat Club | 28 Sep, 12 & 26 Oct 2018

[ September 28, 2018 6:10 pm to October 1, 2018 6:10 pm. October 12, 2018; 6:10 pm; October 26, 2018; 6:10 pm; ]
Free Twilight Dragon Boat Beginners Sessions
ACDC Dragon Fire would like to treat you to an hour’s session of dragon boating around the inner harbour of Port Adelaide.
They cater for all levels of fitness and ages 10 – 50 years old. Bring family members, work mates or friends for a paddle and possibly dolphin sightings!
Please arrive […]

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Adelaide School Holidays October 2018

Adelaide School Holiday Guide | Best Ideas for October School Holidays | Spring 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – October 2018
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide October Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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Festival of Now | Light Square | 12 Oct 2018

[ October 12, 2018; ]
Festival of Now
In its sixth year, the Festival of Now brings the mental health community together to showcase the creativity used in the healing journey and break down the stigma of mental illness.
With stalls promoting arts in health, healthy eating and performances the Festival of Now is a positive event creating a wider understanding of […]

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The Wizard of Oz Interactive Show | SA Tour | 5-13 Oct 2018

[ October 5, 2018 to October 13, 2018. ]
The Wizard of Oz Interactive Show
Click your heels together and get ready to follow a yellow brick road full of fun, adventure and wacky characters.
Produced by Sydney-based company Youngstars2.com, The Wizard of Oz Show has been performed 3800 times internationally to date. In this new, interactive re-telling of Frank Baum’s classic story directed by Brian […]

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Pop in & Play @ MARS Sporting Complex | Marden | 5 & 12 Oct 2018

[ October 5, 2018; October 12, 2018; ]
Pop In & Play @ MARS Sporting Complex
Kids can have a go at a variety of sports at MARS Sporting Complex this October.
MARS sporting Complex is a three court facility with café facilities for hot and cold food and drinks available also. The centre will be set up with a variety of sports and equipment […]

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Slime Fest Workshops | First Senses | 2, 4 & 12 Oct 2018

[ October 2, 2018; October 4, 2018; October 12, 2018; ]
Slime Fest Workshops presented by First Senses
Join First Senses for their slime making workshop, perfect for slime fanatics or beginners, during the October school holidays.

Put away those YouTube videos and create your very own slime batch right here with First Senses. Plus they get to clean up all the mess at the end.

They’ve got the […]

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Cranky Bear | Patch Theatre Company | 9–13 Oct 2018

[ October 9, 2018 to October 13, 2018. ]
Cranky Bear presented by Patch Theatre Company in October 2018
In the jingle jangle jungle on a cold and rainy day…
Inspired by the award-winning best-selling book, The Very Cranky Bear, by Nick Bland.

Zebra, Lion and Moose each think they know how to solve the Bear’s crankiness, but their shenanigans just make him even crankier! It takes […]

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Touch-a-Truck | Civic Park | 12 Oct 2018

[ October 12, 2018; 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. ]
Touch-a-Truck at Civic Park
Free school holiday fun with Touch-a-Truck where kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks to see how they work.

Around 30 different trucks will be at the event including rubbish trucks, water trucks, a fire truck, street sweepers, excavators, bobcats, a monster truck and lots more for kids to […]

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Softfoot Alpaca Annual Shearing Event | Hindmarsh Valley | 1-14 Oct 2018

[ October 1, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
The Softfoot Australian Alpaca Farm tour gives participants the opportunity to experience an authentic working alpaca farm and annual shearing event. 
See alpacas being shorn, learn about the animal, the luxury fibre it produces, and the entire production process from paddock to product.
Explore 600 acres in the picturesque Hindmarsh Valley,  South Australia and get close to nature.
Some highlights […]

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Oklahoma! on a Farm | Emma Knights Productions | Four Oaks Farm | 11-13 Oct 2018

[ October 11, 2018; 6:00 pm; October 12, 2018; 6:00 pm; October 13, 2018; 5:00 pm; ]
Oklahoma! On A Farm at Four Oaks Farm
Oklahoma As You Have Never Seen It Before…unless you saw the last three productions!
Due to overwhelming demand, and the 75th anniversary of Oklahoma!, the show is coming back to Four Oaks Farm in October 2018. Set in the beautiful Adelaide Hills at Four Oaks Farm, Emma Knights Productions […]

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Stories by the Stables | Carrick Hill | 10-12 Oct 2018

[ October 10, 2018; 10:30 am; October 11, 2018; 10:30 am; October 12, 2018; 10:30 am; ]  
Stories by the Stables hosted by Children’s Book Council of Australia – South Australia and Carrick Hill
Carrick Hill is pleased to have the South Australian Branch of The Children’s Book Council of Australia presenting Stories by the Stables during the October school holidays.

Enjoy a morning of stories and paper craft on the stable lawns at […]

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FREE School Holiday Sports | City of Charles Sturt | 29 Sep – 14 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
FREE School Holiday Sports – City of Charles Sturt
The City of Charles Sturt is inviting all children aged 2 – 17 years to try a new sport and get involved in the FREE School Holiday Sports Program.
The program will be held during the October school holidays from 29 September to 14 October 2018.

Be sure to […]

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The Wind in the Willows | Presented by The Australian Shakespeare Company | 29 Sep – 14 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Australia’s favourite family entertainment The Wind in the Willows is heading to the Adelaide Botanic Garden for the Spring School Holidays playing from Saturday 29 September to Sunday 14 October.
Kenneth Grahame’s immortal story of life on the riverbank is a rollicking yet gentle adventure, starring the impulsive, frolicsome and always hilarious Mr. Toad – a […]

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The Big Wedgie Has a New Home at West Beach This Spring & Summer | World’s Tallest Inflatable Waterslide | 29 Sep – 14 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
The Big Wedgie
The world’s tallest freestanding inflatable waterslide is back in SA and it has a brand new home by the sea. West Beach Parks (formerly Adelaide Shores) will host The Big Wedgie, a firm favourite with thrill seekers of all ages.
Bigger and better than ever, The Big Wedgie stands 18.2m tall, 82m long and […]

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Mamma Mia! The Musical | Adelaide | 9 Oct – 11 Nov 2018

[ October 9, 2018 to October 14, 2018. October 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018. October 24, 2018 to October 28, 2018. October 31, 2018 to November 4, 2018. November 7, 2018 to November 11, 2018. ]
Mamma Mia! The Musical featuring 22 of ABBA’s greatest hits!
Presented by Michael Coppel, Louise Withers and Linda Bewick
The party of the year is making it’s Adelaide premiere in October 2018!

Over 60 million people all around the globe have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good musical. And now, […]

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