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National Reconciliation Week | South Australia | 27 May – 3 Jun 2021

[ May 27, 2021 to June 3, 2021. ]
National Reconciliation Week
National Reconciliation Week, held between 27 May and 3 June, is a time for all Australians to learn about shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in our country.
This year’s theme – More than a word. Reconciliation takes action – urges the reconciliation […]

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Open Days at Stangate Garden | 23 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug & 28 Nov 2021

[ May 23, 2021; June 27, 2021; July 25, 2021; August 22, 2021; November 28, 2021; ]
Open Days at Stangate Garden
Discover Stangate Garden, one of Adelaide Hill’s best kept secrets.
Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of Australia’s largest […]

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Navigate Dock 2 | Port Adelaide | SA History Festival | 23 May 2021

[ May 23, 2021; ]
Learn about Navigation at Dock 2 in Port Adelaide 
Presented by Clipper Ship ‘City of Adelaide’ as part of the SA History Festival, children will learn how to make a compass from the kit supplied, then use that compass to navigate around Dock 2.
Volunteers will be on hand to assist.  Enjoy displays in Shed 13 tracing […]

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Victor Harbor WhaleFest | 30 May – 6 Jun 2021

[ May 30, 2021 to June 6, 2021. ]
Victor Harbor WhaleFest
Victor Harbor WhaleFest is a week long program of events celebrating the start of the whale season on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
From Sunday 30 May to Sunday 6 June Victor Harbor will welcome the 2021 season with a Welcome Ceremony, Expo, Science Talks, Junior Whale Spotter Training, and an art trail and painting workshop […]

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Adelaide Food Fringe Closing Party

Adelaide Food Fringe Closing Party | The Stag Public House | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
Adelaide Food Fringe Closing Party
Celebrate the close of the Adelaide Food Fringe 2021 event with free cooking classes, local music and great food and drinks. 
The Stag Hotel will be presenting three fantastic cooking demonstrations and live music from Dusty Lee and Baby Mo at their Adelaide Food Fringe closing event taking place on the 16th […]

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Tea Tree Gully Post Office and Telegraph Museum Anniversary

Tea Tree Gully Post Office & Telegraph Museum Anniversary | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
Tea Tree Gully Post Office and Telegraph Museum Anniversary
On Sunday 16th May 2021 at 11.30am, Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum will hold a re-created opening ceremony of the Tea Tree Gully Post Office & Telegraph Station which took place in 1880.
The below was reported in an article about the day in The S.A. Register on […]

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newenham Community Garage Sale

Newenham’s First Community Garage Sale | Mt Barker | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
Newenham’s First Community Garage Sale
On Sunday 16 May 2021, from 9am – 4pm, eleven homes in the Newenham neighbourhood will be taking part in a Community Garage Sale, with residents selling treasures they no longer need.
Newenham is a tight-knit community in the heart of the Adelaide Hills and only half an hour away from Adelaide. […]

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A Fork in the Park | Elder Park | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
A Fork in the Park at Elder Park
In partnership with the Adelaide Festival Centre’s DreamBig Children’s Festival, Fork on the Road will be hosting a weekend long Fork In The Park event. There will be plenty on offer including delicious dumplings, sweet stroop-wafels, a mega-mixed grill, the perfect paella and everything in between.

Held over the […]

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National Railway Musuem History Festival

National Railway Museum History Festival | Port Adelaide | 15 & 16 May 2021

[ May 15, 2021 to May 16, 2021. ]
National Railway Museum History Festival
Celebrate the annual SA History Festival – Behind Closed Doors. 
There will be drivers experiences on steam locomotive Peronne and Bluebird railcar Kestrel, various carriages (not usually open) ready for tours. Plus, the 1940s Cafe car will be open, as well as Dave’s catering van. 

Various carriages and areas, not usually accessible to […]

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little tikes on bikes

Little Tikes on Bikes | Ridgehaven | 26 May & 23 Jun OR 28 May & 25 Jun 2021

[ May 26, 2021; May 28, 2021; June 23, 2021; June 25, 2021; ]
Little Tikes on Bikes
Go along with your little ones for this fun-filled program. 
Make sure to take your child’s bike and helmet. They’ll be able to navigate the mini-road network – with workable traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, a train crossing and roundabout.

Minimal safety information will be delivered as this session is more about children gaining confidence […]

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Little Para Native Forest community planting days

Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days | 22 May, 5 Jun & 1 Aug 2021

[ May 22, 2021; June 5, 2021; August 1, 2021; ]
Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days
City of Salisbury will plant 10,000 trees along the Little Para River corridor.
These plantings will increase canopy cover and understorey within the City of Salisbury to enhance and conserve natural habitat, contribute to quality of life and the natural environment experience for residents and open space users.

As part of […]

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Mount Barker Railway Heritage Festival | 23 May 2021

[ May 23, 2021; ]
Mount Barker Railway Heritage Festival
A family-friendly open day at Mount Barker Railway Station, featuring heritage railcar return trips to Bugle Ranges.
Families can enjoy a range of activities including the Depot which will be open for inspections (donation at gate), $2 section car rides (4 years and over), a sausage sizzle, hot and cold refreshments, children’s […]

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Cleland Blitz | Cleland Wildlife Park | Crafers | 29 May 2021

[ May 29, 2021; ]
Cleland Blitz 2021
Roll up your sleeves and put your green thumbs to good use at the Cleland Blitz at Cleland Wildlife Park.
Their scaly, furry and feathered friends love meeting new people but hate cleaning up after themselves – help them keep their park beautiful.

Spend the day at Cleland Wildlife Park and help them re-vamp their […]

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Clare Valley Gourmet Week | 14-23 May 2021

[ May 14, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Clare Valley Gourmet Week
Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend is now Gourmet Week!
With an eye on the past and a nod to the future, the Clare Valley SCA Gourmet Week will be revitalised and re-imagined into a new week-long format. With the concept of ‘gourmet’ central to the festivities, the new format will allow the region to […]

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the nappy collective

The Nappy Collective | 7-21 May 2021

[ May 7, 2021 to May 21, 2021. ]
The Nappy Collective 
If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we are all connected and that good things can happen when we come together to support our local community.
For many people, 2021 is starting to offer hope for a new kind of normal. But for thousands of Australians, the effects of losing their income and […]

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Boho Luxe Market | Wayville Pavilion | 14-16 May 2021

[ May 14, 2021; ]
Boho Luxe Market Coming to Adelaide in May 2021.
Boho Luxe Market will bring together a curated selection of products from 200+ creatives, including glamping, sustainable fashion, jewellery, artworks, homewares, furniture and skincare, with vegan options in a bohemian wedding setting.

New to Adelaide in 2021, attendees will be able to meet the makers and take part […]

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National Walk Safely to School Day

National Walk Safely to School Day 2021 | 14 May 2021

[ May 14, 2021; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day 2021 
On Friday 14 May, children from across South Australia will put their feet first, and journey towards a healthier future by participating in the 22nd anniversary of National Walk Safely to School Day.
The annual event aims to raise awareness for the various benefits regular walking (especially to and from […]

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Exploring 60 Years of Human Spaceflight | Australian Space Discovery Centre | 15 May 2021

[ May 15, 2021; ]
From Cold War to International Cooperation: 60 Years of Human Spaceflight – Free Family Friendly Event
**SOLD OUT**
As part of South Australia’s History Festival, the Australian Space Discovery Centre is exploring 60 years of human spaceflight in their first ever event on Saturday 15 May 2021.
Having only just opened up their doors to the public, the […]

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The Park Lands Project | Tuthangga/Carriageway Park | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
The Park Lands Project – Free One-Day Festival
The Park Lands Project is a free one day art, music and citizen science meets nature festival as part of the 2021 SA History Festival.
The Park Lands Project will feature family friendly site-informed art installations, citizen science workshops plus nature walks and talks.  They invite the public on […]

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Mahnew Orchard apple picking

Pick Your Own Apples | Mahnew Orchard | 8 & 9 May 2021

[ May 8, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Pick Your Own Apples at Mahnew Orchard
If you missed out last weekend, this is your last chance to get fresh Pink Lady apples, straight from the tree at Mahnew Orchard.
Treat your Mum for Mother’s Day and bring her out to visit the Mahnew Orchard family-friendly orchard. They will have some lovely Mother’s Day gift bags for sale, […]

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Australian Space Discovery Centre

Australian Space Discovery Centre | Lot Fourteen | Adelaide | Opening 5 May 2021

[ May 5, 2021; ]
Australian Space Discovery Centre has been launched at Lot Fourteen
The Australian Space Discovery Centre (ASDC) has been officially launched in Adelaide at Lot Fourteen. The centre is home to the Australian Space Agency in 2021 and will be opening to the public in May 2021.
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will be able to explore the […]

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town square tasting australia

Town Square | Family Friendly Tasting Australia Event | Adelaide

[ April 30, 2021 to May 2, 2021. May 4, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
TASTING AUSTRALIA is here!
What a wonderful afternoon it was at Town Square in Tarntanyangga/Victoria Square. It’s the hub with FREE entry where you can enjoy a fantastic selection of great food with stalls serving up tasty SA produce.

There’s also a huge selection of wine, cocktails, beers, soft drinks and coffee. So even if you can’t […]

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World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day | St Kilda | 8 May 2021

[ May 8, 2021; ]
World Migratory Bird Day at St Kilda
Head to St Kilda this Saturday to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day.
Participants on the day will get to paint their own brightly coloured cut-out to join the Flock Oz – a community-driven project raising awareness about sharing our beaches.

While you’re there, learn about amazing shorebirds, view them through telescopes […]

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk | Adelaide | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
RSPCA Million Paws Walk  – Adelaide’s Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi, Port Pirie & Wallaroo
After being cancelled due to Covid in 2020, Million Paws Walk is back in South Australia in 2021, by popular demand.
While they might do things a little differently this year, it will still be a fun-filled day for the whole family, and a great […]

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Supermoon and Total Lunar Eclipse Blood Moon in Australia | 26 May 2021

[ May 26, 2021; ] [caption id="attachment_150298" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Marie Gasper[/caption]
Supermoon and Total Lunar Eclipse Blood Moon
On Wednesday 26 May 2021, Australia will get a big surprise with a super flower moon and total lunar eclipse blood moon visible from most of the country. 
If you missed the April pink super moon, don’t worry because this is set to […]

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Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival

Copper Coast Cornish Festival | Yorke Peninsula | 17-23 May 2021

[ May 17, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]  
Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival
The Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival is held on the Copper Coast in regional South Australia in the coastal towns of Wallaroo, Moonta and Kadina.
In 2017 the festival had a fresh new all ages approach and increased support from the community. With a record amount of associated activities put […]

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national simultaneous storytime

National Simultaneous Storytime | Give Me Some Space! | 19 May 2021

[ May 19, 2021; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2021
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
Every year, a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country.

Now in its 21st successful year, […]

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poety takeover

Poetry Takeover Challenge | South Australia’s History Festival | 1-31 May 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. ]
Poetry Takeover Challenge
Throughout May 2021, the History Trust of South Australia is inviting budding poets in years 4 to 9 to participate in the History Trust’s Poetry Takeover Challenge.
Focusing on the theme of transformation, the challenge encourages young people to visit a museum or gallery anywhere in SA during the month of May, choose an […]

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mother's day 2021

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas & Fun Family Activities | 9 May 2021

[ May 9, 2021; ]
Mother’s Day – Sunday 9 May 2021
Mother’s Day gift ideas and family-friendly activities to show Mum how much you care.
Mums work really hard, lose a lot of sleep and we think Mums everywhere are special and deserve some extra love and attention on Mother’s Day to show how much they are loved and appreciated.

If you […]

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Birdwood Farm Day | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
Birdwood Farm Day
While you would normally be finding them in the forest, this year, Farm Day is being brought to Birdwood.
Birdwood Farm Day presents the usual great line-up of family entertainment, array of exhibits and stalls, furry friends and laid back country hospitality on the combined campuses of Birdwood Primary School and Birdwood High School.

See […]

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NWC at Home 2021 Mother's Day Lunch

National Wine Centre at Home Mother’s Day Lunch | 9 May 2021

[ May 9, 2021; ]
NWC at Home Mother’s Day Lunch
The traditional Mother’s Day luncheon is one of the busiest dining periods of the year and the National Wine Centre of Australia has you sorted for a sensational two-course lunch with wine ready to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home.
Families and mums will be able to relax […]

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Big Family Weekend

Big Family Weekend | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 22 & 23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Big Family Weekend 
Held over a whole weekend in May, this fantastic family event is filled with activities, performances and fun for the whole family. The Big Family Weekend is part of the DreamBig Children’s Festival and includes free and ticketed events, exhibitions and food trucks galore. 
More than 20 free activities will be on offer over […]

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Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games

[ May 2, 2021; May 22, 2021; May 30, 2021; June 12, 2021; July 4, 2021; July 11, 2021; August 1, 2021; ]
Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games
Be there as your Adelaide Thunderbirds take to the court in the world’s best national netball competition – Suncorp Super Netball.
The Suncorp Super Netball league was launched in 2017 with all teams based in Australia.  With New Zealand sides no longer contesting in the competition, three new Australian-based […]

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Tasting Australia Demonstrations | Adelaide Central Market | 30 Apr & 1 May 2021

[ April 30, 2021 to May 1, 2021. ]
Tasting Australia – Adelaide Central Market Demonstrations
Over two days, the Adelaide Central Market will showcase the incredible produce South Australia has to offer with cooking demonstrations by some of Adelaide’s top chefs alongside Market traders and producers.
The program features some of SA’s most exciting chefs, including Kane Pollard of SOL Bar and Restaurant, Sharon Romeo […]

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great state vouchers

More SA Great State Vouchers for Accommodation | May 2021

[ May 28, 2021 to June 1, 2021. ]
More Great State Vouchers for South Australia
Get ready for more Great State Vouchers coming our way in May.
There will be $50 and $100 accommodation vouchers up for grabs again in late May. It will work like previous rounds for accommodation, with $50 off participating accommodation providers in regional SA and suburban Adelaide, and $100 off […]

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Glow in the Dark Ghost Mushrooms | Mount Gambier | May & Jun 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. ]
Ghost Mushroom Lane in Mount Gambier
Ghost Mushroom Lane is a seasonal forest tourism experience proudly presented during May and June annually.
The Ghost Mushroom Lane visitor site is located within a known mushroom breeding ground, among commercial pine forest near Glencoe, just 16km from Mount Gambier. It is open in May and June, during the annual Ghost […]

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food secrets at the green

Food Secrets at the Green | Norwood | Adelaide Food Fringe | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
Food Secrets at the Green
Food Secrets at the Green is a unique market of authentic produce, fresh ingredients and pantry staples sourced from within Adelaide’s eastern suburbs.
Part of the Adelaide Food Fringe program, Food Secrets at The Green will showcase delicious, diverse cuisine and beverages and is the perfect opportunity to purchase locally-made produce. This […]

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Walk to D’Feet MND | North Adelaide | 2 May 2021

[ May 2, 2021; ]
Walk to D’Feet MND
The Walk to D’Feet MND brings solidarity, hope and vital care to the 150 South Australians living with MND.
Register to go along on Sunday 2 May 2021 to Pinky Flat, North Adelaide and help raise funds to support them. Teams made up of family, friends, colleagues and individuals, regardless of age or […]

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Salisbury Community Fun Day | Carisbrooke Park | 1 May 2021

[ May 1, 2021; ]
Salisbury Community Fun Day
Go along to the Salisbury Community Fun Day at Carisbrooke Park Saturday 1 May from 12noon to 3pm for an afternoon of free activities.
Formerly Salisbury Plays, the Salisbury Community Fun Day will be a fun-filled day with games and activities to try.

Families are invited to go along and join in on the […]

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Adelaide Gaol History Day | Thebarton | 2 May 2021

[ May 2, 2021; ]
There’s something to keep the whole family entertained this History Day at Adelaide Gaol.
Operating until 1988 when the last prisoner was transferred out, its empty shell holds the secrets of its past, ready for you to uncover.
Get to know the stories of this iconic site and the prisoners that were kept there. Including what landed […]

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