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Magical Park

Magical Park | McLaren Vale | From 13 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to September 1, 2019. ]
Magical Park
Magical Park is a sneaky way to get the children off the couch and be physically active in the outdoors.
Take the kids along to the park, download the FREE app, and watch their amazement and delight as the park turns into a digital fantasy land to explore.

Through the ‘magic’ of geospatial Augmented Reality, children […]

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Wear Orange Wednesday | Support the SES | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; ]  
Wear Orange Wednesday to support the SES
The SES is painting the town ORANGE for Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) on 22 May 2019 and you can join in the fun.  Get your family and friends to wear something orange to work or school to thank our SES volunteers.
WOW Day is a national campaign with a […]

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National Simultaneous Storytime | Alpacas with Maracas | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; 10:30 am; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2019
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is an annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books.
Now in its 19th successful year, it is a colourful, vibrant, fun event that aims to promote the value of reading and literacy, using an Australian children’s book that explores age-appropriate themes, and […]

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Year 7 & 8 Information Evening | Hills Christian Community School | Verdun | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; ]
Year 7 & 8 Information Evening at Hills Christian Community School – New Developments & New Opportunities
Visit Hills Christian Community School and see how wonderful a life at a boutique school in the Adelaide Hills can really be. You will have the opportunity to meet key staff and hear from the Year 7 & 8 […]

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New Owner

New Owner | DreamBIG Festival | Adelaide Festival Centre | 22-26 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019 to May 26, 2019. ]
New Owner – By The Last Great Hunt
A story of love, loss and new beginnings from the creators of the international smash hit The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer.
Bart is a boisterous puppy waiting to be chosen from the animal shelter. Mabel is a lonely widow, trying to fill the hole in her […]

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parra wirra conservation park

Park of the Month | Para Wirra Conservation Park | Free Vehicle Entry | May 2019

[ May 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
Para Wirra Conservation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month – May 2019
Celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park this May.
Located less than one hours’ drive from Adelaide, this park is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. It’s popular with groups of families and friends who enjoy the park’s wildlife, picnicking, […]

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Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide | 9-22 May 2019

[ May 9, 2019 to May 16, 2019. May 22, 2019; ]
Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from our very own Adelaide!
The space station is the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up. Visible to the naked eye, it looks like a fast-moving plane only much higher and travelling […]

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Fables, Fairy Stories and Fantasy | Kay Brothers Winery and Cellar Door | 2 Apr – 21 Jul 2019

[ April 2, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
Fables, Fairy Stories and Fantasy
As part of this month’s History Festival, Kay Brothers are opening up their personal library. An exhibition called, “Fables, Fairy Stories and Fantasy” will be a showcase of their children’s book collection.
With a collection spanning 170 years and 5 generations of children’s books, this exhibition will give visitors the opportunity to marvel at […]

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The Nappy Collective

The Nappy Collective | 10 – 24 May 2019

[ May 10, 2019 to May 24, 2019. ]
The Nappy Collective 2019
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 each year, families can drop off their clean, disposable nappies to their nearest collection point. The Nappy […]

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Circus Rio in Elizabeth Grove | 16-26 May 2019

[ May 16, 2019 to May 26, 2019. ]
Circus Rio in Elizabeth Grove
Like no Circus you’ve ever seen before, Circus Rio will be in Elizabeth Grove for the first time ever from 16 May to 26 May 2019. Be amazed as the incredible performers of Circus Rio take the whole family on a journey around the world, beginning at the famous Carnival of […]

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Kids Club | Cleland Wildlife Park | During School Terms 2019

[ April 30, 2019 to May 1, 2019. May 7, 2019 to May 8, 2019. May 14, 2019 to May 15, 2019. May 21, 2019 to May 22, 2019. May 28, 2019 to May 29, 2019. June 4, 2019 to June 5, 2019. June 11, 2019 to June 12, 2019. June 18, 2019 to June 19, 2019. June 25, 2019 to June 26, 2019. July 2, 2019 to July 3, 2019. ]
Kids Club
Kids Club is a weekly nature-based drop-off club for primary school-aged children aged 5 to 12 years. Kids Club encourages independence and self-growth. Parents and guardians can relax in the cafe or return at the completion of each session.
Cleland is the perfect setting to engage in nature play and develop a relationship and appreciation […]

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David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR | South Australian Museum | 1 Mar – 14 Jul 2019

[ March 1, 2019 to July 14, 2019. ]
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough
David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR is an award-winning fully immersive virtual reality experience produced by Alchemy VR.
In 360 video virtual reality, dive deep beneath the waves on the Great Barrier Reef, sitting next to your guide, David Attenborough.  Taking you through vibrant corals, darting fish and […]

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Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books | Exhibition at the State Library of SA | 18 Apr – 29 Sep 2019

[ April 18, 2019 to September 29, 2019. ]
Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books
This FREE interactive exhibition takes you into the creative mind of award-winning South Australian author Phil Cummings.
Editor’s Note: Due to popular demand, the Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books exhibition has now been extended to Sunday 29 September 2019 (previously was running until 21 July 2019).
From his first book, Goodness […]

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The Life. Unley’s Own, Returning Home Exhibition | Unley Museum | 9 May – 3 Oct 2019

[ May 9, 2019 to October 3, 2019. ]
The Life. Unley’s Own, Returning Home Exhibition – City of Unley and Flinders University
An exhibition exploring the lives and experiences of returned South Australian soldiers is now on display at Unley Museum.
The Life. Unley’s Own, Returning Home exhibition marks 100 years since soldiers who served on the frontline in WWI were returning home to resume […]

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South Australia’s History Festival | 27 Apr – 31 May 2019

[ April 27, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
South Australia’s 2019 History Festival
The History Festival is all about South Australian history. From April 27 to May 31, thousands of people will explore our state’s history through events which range from walks to websites, talks to tours, and exhibitions to special events.
Have you ever wanted to see inside Glenside Hospital’s infamous Z Ward? Or […]

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DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22 May – 1 Jun 2019

[ May 22, 2019 to June 1, 2019. ]
DreamBIG Children’s Festival
DreamBIG Children’s Festival is South Australia’s iconic biennial arts festival for schools and families that places its audience at the centre of fresh, inventive, imaginative and inspiring arts experiences.
More than 2 million South Australian children have participated in the festival since its inception in 1974 (as Come Out Festival), and it remains an […]

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something on saturday 2019

Something on Saturday 2019 | Adelaide Festival Centre | Jan – Nov 2019

[ February 10, 2019; March 14, 2019 to March 17, 2019. April 23, 2019 to April 28, 2019. May 4, 2019; May 11, 2019; May 22, 2019 to June 1, 2019. May 25, 2019 to May 26, 2019. June 1, 2019; June 29, 2019; ]
Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday Fun for Families
For over 40 years, Something on Saturday has enchanted thousands of children with memorable live performances and craft workshops during the winter months.
In 2019, this family favourite will become an annual program of carefully curated events especially for young people. From performances to exhibitions and hands on […]

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Possum Magic at Marion Cultural Centre | 21 & 22 May 2019

[ May 21, 2019; 6:30 pm; May 22, 2019; 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; ]
Possum Magic
A Monkey Baa Theatre Company production | Based on the book by Memo Fox and Julie Vivas
Adapted by Eva Di Cesare and Sandra Eldridge Directed by Sandra Eldridge
A brand-new stage adaption of a magical Australian classic.
For more than 30 years, Mem Fox’s Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted young people all over Australia.
Grandma Poss loves […]

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