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Penfield Park Railway Miniature Train Rides – Open Days & Twilight Rides | 2020-21

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Penfield Park Railway Open Days & Twilight Rides
Penfield Park Railway holds open days on the last Sunday of each month, January to November. Also, on the second Saturday during October to March, they hold a twilight open day from 6pm until 9pm.
Open days at Penfield Park Railway have restarted from Sunday 30 August 2020.  SA Health […]

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Nature Photographer of the Year SA Museum

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition | South Australian Museum | 28 Aug – 15 Nov 2020

[ August 28, 2020 to November 15, 2020. ]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition
Take your family on a journey through the natural world with awe-inspiring images by professional, emerging and junior photographers, who have shown impeccable patience, artistry and technique to capture incredible moments in time.
This exhibition is one for all the family, and allows us to explore the beauty and […]

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Legacy Week | Buy a Badge and Support Families of Veterans | 29 Aug – 5 Sep 2020

[ August 29, 2020 to September 5, 2020. ]
Legacy Week 2020
For almost a century, Legacy has kept the promise to thousands of veterans’ families by providing financial and social support for those in their care during times of hardship and grief.
The community will have the opportunity to support the Legacy Club of South Australia and Broken Hill Club during Legacy Week, Saturday 29 […]

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UNBOXED: Adventures in Cardboard | Book Presale | 2020

[ August 23, 2020 to September 7, 2020. ]
UNBOXED: Adventures in Cardboard
UNBOXED: Adventures in Cardboard is a new book all about the creative adventures you can have with cardboard boxes using what you have at home to create something new.
Kids will be inspired to use cardboard boxes to make cool creations. The book will be hardback, beautifully designed and printed on sustainably sourced […]

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Adelaide Aquatic Centre Reopening for Recreational Swimming | 24 Aug 2020

[ August 24, 2020; ]
Adelaide Aquatic Centre Reopening for Recreational Swimming
Having already reopened for public lap swimming this month, the Adelaide Aquatic Centre has now announced that recreational swimming can resume from Monday 24 August 2020.
This means that the pools are reopening for everyone, including kids and families, to have fun. To best ensure COVID-19 regulations are met, please be aware […]

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Winter Market at the Green | Norwood Green | 30 Aug 2020

[ August 30, 2020; ]
Winter Market at the Green
Following on from the success of Xmas at the Green in December last year, Norwood Green will be hosting a Winter Market at the Green this August.
Enjoy a relaxing day out with a selection of delicious food and wine and a winter shopping market from local traders, including a huge selection […]

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Port Adelaide Plaza Model Trains Display | South Australian N Gauge Society | 22-30 Aug 2020

[ August 22, 2020 to August 30, 2020. ]
Port Adelaide Plaza – N Scale Model Trains Display
The South Australian N Gauge Society (SANGS) is a model railroading club that builds and displays model railroad layouts and they will be visiting Port Adelaide Plaza from Saturday 22 – Sunday 30 August. 

See a range of N scale (1:160) model trains on display – spot the […]

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MOD. Museum | Adelaide | Reopening 18 Aug 2020

[ August 18, 2020; ]
MOD. Museum in Adelaide Reopening 18 August 2020
In response to the South Australian Government’s Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions, MOD. is officially reopening on Tuesday 18 August.
To ensure everyone has a comfortable and safe visit, you will notice some changes at MOD. These include capacity limits throughout galleries, increased cleaning of touchscreens and interactives, and social […]

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The Cupcake Lady

The Cupcake Lady Pop-up at Adelaide Central Market | 18 Aug – 5 Sep 2020

[ August 18, 2020; ]
The Cupcake Lady Pop-up at Adelaide Central Market
South Australians can experience the delicious world of cupcakes when The Cupcake Lady opens a pop-up location at the Adelaide Central Market for three weeks across August and September.
The popular local cupcake specialist will be a Producer in Residence at the Market from Tuesday 18 August until Saturday […]

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The Southern Encounter | SteamRanger Train Journey | Aug – Nov 2020

[ August 16, 2020; August 30, 2020; September 6, 2020; September 20, 2020; October 4, 2020; October 18, 2020; November 1, 2020; November 15, 2020; ]

SteamRanger Train Journey – The Southern Encounter
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 […]

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Letter from a Fairytale Princess | Once Upon a Princess | Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Letter from a Fairytale Princess
Once Upon A Princess bring storybook characters to life, and during these challenging times they’re offering personalised letters from the Royal Palace.
Do you know a little Princess who would love to receive a personalised letter from her favourite fairytale princess? Each letter posted comes with the character’s name, signature and tied with a bow. 
Letters […]

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SALA Karoonda

SALA at the Silos | Artists Light Up Karoonda Silos | Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]  
SALA at Karoonda Silos
The tiny Mallee town of Karoonda is participating in the SALA Festival for the first time ever – with its grain silos to become the virtual canvas for 13 South Australian artists.
Work from the artists will be digitally projected onto the silos every evening in August in a rolling showcase from sundown […]

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Bush Buddies | Pre-school Education Program | Cleland Wildlife Park | 2020

[ August 4, 2020; August 7, 2020; August 11, 2020; August 14, 2020; August 18, 2020; August 21, 2020; August 25, 2020; August 28, 2020; September 1, 2020; September 4, 2020; September 8, 2020; September 11, 2020; September 15, 2020; September 18, 2020; September 22, 2020; September 25, 2020; ]
Bush Buddies Pre-school Education Program at Cleland Wildlife Park
Cleland Wildlife Park is hosting Bush Buddies, a brand new pre-school education program aimed at 2-4 year olds.
Each week children will explore a different Australian animal through storytelling, music, interactive and sensory learning experiences while exploring the park.

You will also learn which animals to look for on […]

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Call of the Blobfish | National Science Week | 8 – 14 Aug 2020

[ August 8, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ]
Call of the Blobfish
This year, for National Science Week, Kids Story Room presents a Pod Play in 5 episodes, Call of the Blobfish.
Deep down in the magical world beneath the waves, the wise and ancient Blobfish needs help. Blobfish engages a jumbly bunch of sea creatures who must overcome their fears and contribute in their […]

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South Australian Ninja Warriors take on Latitude Adelaide | 9 Aug 2020

[ August 9, 2020; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
South Australian Ninja Warriors take on Latitude Adelaide
You may have aced the pink poles, been victorious on the battle beam, or conquered their warped walls, but do you have what it takes to race real Ninjas at Latitude?

Come face to face with South Australia’s Ninja Warriors from Channel Nine’s Australian Ninja Warrior on Sunday 9 […]

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FruChocs Appreciation Day | 21 Aug 2020

[ August 21, 2020; ]
FruChocs Appreciation Day 2020 & Free Delivery to Victoria
Calling all FruChocaholics and sweet tooths alike! Celebrate FruChocs Appreciation Day on Friday 21 August 2020
This year FruChocs Appreciation Day will look a little bit different, but luckily it will taste the same, maybe even better!
While they won’t be having their annual event in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall, […]

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Our Stories | Something on Saturday | 4 Aug – 25 Sep 2020

[ August 4, 2020 to September 25, 2020. ]
Our Stories – Dreamtime Stories for Children
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday
Three storytellers from Aboriginal language groups across South Australia are sharing their cultural knowledge as part of a free online experience presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday program.
Available from 4 August 2020, Our Stories invites viewers to take a seat around […]

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Burnside UNBOUND: Trent Cucchiarelli | LEGO/Toy Collecting Webinar | 6 Aug 2020

[ August 6, 2020; ]
Burnside UNBOUND: Trent Cucchiarelli – Webinar
The Burnside Library are excited that reality TV star, podcaster, and collector Trent Cucchiarelli will be joining them for a discussion about his recent experiences on the small screen and his passion for toy collecting.

Trent will join LIVE in the library and the discussion will be streamed online.
CLICK HERE TO […]

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The Yellow Brick Road | The Show at Home | From 17 Aug 2020

[ August 17, 2020 to September 13, 2020. ]
The Yellow Brick Road
The Yellow Brick Road is a regular family favourite at the Royal Adelaide Show that has run for over 30 years.
It has become part of Show tradition for many over this time. With the Show launching their “The Show at Home” website on 17 August, you can support SA businesses on the Yellow […]

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Book Your Own Cinema | Event Cinemas | Book Before 14 Aug 2020

[ July 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ]
Book Your Own Cinema – Event Cinemas 
For a limited time only, you can book your own cinema for just $500 (T&Cs apply) with Event Cinema’s special private booking package.
This offer will be available until 14 August 2020. This is perfect for events like birthdays/anniversaries, date nights, social clubs, staff rewards and corporate clients. 

This private booking […]

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Barossa Valley Chocolate Company | Hot Chocolate Month | Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company – Hot Chocolate Month
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is bringing back Hot Chocolate Month this August. 
With eight tantalising Hot Chocolate flavours, there is no better way to beat the winter blue’s while satisfying your chocolate cravings. With two new flavours being announced each week, the first weekend kicks off with Go For […]

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Curtain Up: Her Majesty’s Theatre Tour | 20 Aug – 29 Dec 2020

[ August 20, 2020; August 25, 2020; September 1, 2020; September 8, 2020; September 15, 2020; September 22, 2020; September 29, 2020; October 6, 2020; October 13, 2020; October 20, 2020; October 27, 2020; November 3, 2020; November 10, 2020; November 17, 2020; November 24, 2020; December 1, 2020; December 8, 2020; December 15, 2020; December 22, 2020; ]
Curtain Up: Her Majesty’s Theatre Tour
Her Majesty’s Theatre, or The Maj as she’s fondly known, is truly a world class theatre, having just unveiled a $66million redevelopment in June 2020. Located on Grote Street in Adelaide’s Chinatown Precinct, The Maj is managed by Adelaide Festival Centre, making her a part of the family that is […]

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your wild child book

Your Wild Child Book | Wild Imagination | Presale Dates 19 Jul – 8 Sep 2020

[ July 24, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Your Wild Child Book Presale – More Nature Play Activities for Kids
Following on from the success of the first book by Brooke Davis, Your Wild Imagination, comes Your Wild Child – a new book for families to enjoy. 
Full of new and interesting nature based activities for children aged 2-12 years, this practical and easy to […]

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MS Readathon | Embark on an Epic Adventure | Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
MS Readathon – Embark on an epic adventure this August!
The MS Readathon inspires kids to read as much as they can, all for an incredible cause.
The rules are simple. Read whatever you like, as much as you can, during the entire month of August. This year’s MS Readathon will be a magical quest, and the […]

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Sydney Science Trail | Interactive Virtual Science Experience | 15 Aug – 15 Sep 2020

[ August 15, 2020 to September 15, 2020. ]
Sydney Science Trail interactive virtual science experience
The Sydney Science Trail is a FREE online virtual science experience that is available to all children around Australia.
From tiny adventures in the microverse, to a deep-dive into underwater robotics, to a scavenger hunt across Australia and live-panel discussions with some of the country’s biggest names in science such […]

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Deep Blue Treasure Hunt | National Science Week | 8 Aug – 8 Sep 2020

[ August 8, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Deep Blue Treasure Hunt – National Science Week
The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt offers hands-on, marine-based activities that will help families get to know their local coastlines.
Using the app, families will explore their local beaches, go treasure hunting and use science and art to learn how to look after the ocean environments.
Around 20 activities have been […]

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Neo Home Game Free & Online | Art Gallery of South Australia | 15 Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020; ]
Log on for a huge night of all things teen-led and local at Neo Home Game.
Neo, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated program for teens, is launching its third digital event. Home Game, presenting a program of teen talks, creative online labs, and artworks in their first ever exhibition, all in celebration of the South […]

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The Show @ Home | Royal Adelaide Show | 17 Aug – 13 Sep 2020

[ August 17, 2020 to September 13, 2020. ]
#TheShowAtHome – Virtual Royal Adelaide Show 2020
The Show @ Home will feature a range of activities, online demonstrations and shopping opportunities, all presented online and on social media.
Whilst they are unable to present the regular Royal Adelaide Show this year due the COVID-19 pandemic, they have been working behind the scenes to bring us a […]

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The Backstage Sessions | Adelaide Guitar Festival | 17 Jul – 9 Aug 2020

[ July 17, 2020 to August 9, 2020. ]
Adelaide Guitar Festival supports local musicians with The Backstage Sessions
Adelaide Guitar Festival is giving audiences a backstage pass to South Australia’s vibrant live music scene, with an online video series showcasing some of the state’s most talented guitarists.
Professionally filmed in the wings of Adelaide Festival Centre’s Festival Theatre, The Backstage Sessions will feature 15-minute sets […]

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Musée Extérieur – European Art Experience Trail | North Adelaide | 14 Jul – 14 Sep 2020

[ July 14, 2020 to September 14, 2020. ]
A European art experience on the walls of Adelaide
Musée Extérieur is a curated, outdoor art trail that winds through the beautiful and surprising spaces of North Adelaide.
Get up close and personal with life-size reproductions of European Master paintings from as early as the 15th century, from the collections of the Thomas Henry Museum in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, […]

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Bright Jumper Day | Treasure Boxes Fundraising Event | Jul & Aug 2020

[ July 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Treasure Boxes Bright Jumper Day
Wear your brightest jumper to school and brighten winter for babies and kids. 
On any given cold, winter night in South Australia over 22,500 babies and kids are living below the poverty line. Struggling parents are unable to keep the heater running when the temperature is low or buy a warm winter […]

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Alliance Française French Film Festival | Palace Nova Cinemas | 14 Jul – 4 Aug 2020

[ July 14, 2020 to August 4, 2020. ]
Alliance Française French Film Festival
Following its premature closure due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Alliance Française French Film Festival will be resuming its 31st season on Bastille Day, from 14 July to 4 August 2020, at Palace Cinemas and associated venues.
Returning to 7 cities throughout Australia, this beloved cultural event has to date confirmed […]

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SASMEE Park Adelaide Miniature Train Rides | Millswood

[ July 18, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. August 2, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. August 15, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
SASMEE Park Miniature Train Rides at Millswood.
The South Australian Society of Model & Experimental Engineers (SASMEE) run miniature train rides in Adelaide at Millswood twice a month throughout the year.
Editor’s Note: 10 July 2020 – PLEASE READ
SASMEE Park is re-opening Saturday 18 July 2020
Buy tickets to SASMEE Park online!
Only pre-booked online tickets are available while […]

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A Forest In My Pocket | Augmented Reality Adventure | 1 Jul – 31 Aug 2020

[ July 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
A Forest In My Pocket is a magical, augmented reality adventure for children.
Created by illustrator and animator Helena Papageorgiou and narrated by Mischa Long.

A Forest In My Pocket leads kids and families on a trail of discovery to find magic in their homes and little worlds in their backyards.

Print-at-home images come to life via […]

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The Moseley Igloos | Glenelg | 11 Jul – 20 Sep 2020

[ July 11, 2020 to September 20, 2020. ]
The Moseley Igloos are returning to Glenelg in July 2020
Following the success of The Moseley Igloos in 2019, Igloo East and Igloo West will be open daily from Saturday, July 11 until Sunday, September 20.
Each igloo features a cosy and warm fireplace, fitting a maximum of 8 people. When booking, you can choose between relaxed couch […]

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Me & My Shadow to reopen | Patch Theatre | Adelaide Festival Centre | Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020; August 22, 2020; ]    
Patch Theatre’s Me & My Shadow is set to reopen at the Adelaide Festival Centre
Adelaide based children’s theatre company Patch Theatre is thrilled to announce it will head back to the theatre for the first time since lockdown, raising the curtain on its multi-award-winning production Me & My Shadow.
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Me […]

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Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal | 28 Aug 2020

[ August 28, 2020; ]
Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal
Cancer research will be at the forefront of Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal this August, culminating in Daffodil Day on Friday 28 August 2020.
Daffodil Day is Cancer Council’s most iconic fundraising event, with the daffodil the international symbol of hope for everyone impacted by cancer.

One in two Australians will be diagnosed […]

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National Science Week | 15-23 Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020 to August 23, 2020. ]
National Science Week 2020
National Science Week will be different this year, with online events, virtual tours and stay-at-home science experiences.
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.  Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science […]

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Gathered Adelaide | Virtual SA Design Market | 22 & 23 Aug 2020

[ August 22, 2020 to August 23, 2020. ]
Gathered Virtual Design Market
The very reason Gathered began was to support South Australian local designers and creative businesses and now more than ever is the time for everyone to increase the curve of support and stick together.
If you love supporting local South Australian designers, artisans and small businesses along with online shopping, then the Gathered […]

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Free Online Scientific Bubble Show | National Science Week | 1-9 Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 9, 2020. ]
Free Online Scientific Bubble Show
Marty McBubble has won a National Science Week Grant to offer FREE Online Scientific Bubble Shows for families.
Enjoy Marty McBubble’s live Scientific Bubble Show from the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Each session is limited to 15 families, so the shows are truly interactive. As Marty demonstrates his amazing […]

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