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Giant Christmas Tree at the Mortlock | State Library of South Australia

[ December 1, 2020 to January 9, 2022. ]
Giant Christmas Tree at the State Library in Adelaide
This year the magic of Christmas comes to the Mortlock Library, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. There is something for everyone to see and discover, from the largest indoor Christmas tree in Adelaide from storytelling sessions under the tree, to fascinating and fun […]

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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, 22 Aug & 28 Nov 2021

[ May 23, 2021; June 27, 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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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’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 | 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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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 | 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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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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Australian Space Discovery Centre

Australian Space Discovery Centre | Lot Fourteen | Adelaide | Review

[ May 5, 2021; ]
Australian Space Discovery Centre 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 opened to the public in May 2021.
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will be able to explore the latest innovations in space technologies […]

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Town Square | Family Friendly Tasting Australia Event | Adelaide | Review

[ April 30, 2021 to May 2, 2021. May 4, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
TASTING AUSTRALIA’s TOWN SQUARE – REVIEW
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 […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Winter Village – Ice Skating & Igloos in Adelaide | 14 May – 5 Sep 2021

[ May 14, 2021 to September 5, 2021. ]
The Winter Village in Adelaide
Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Winter Village Adelaide is forced to close from Tuesday 20 July – Tuesday 27 July.
If you had a booking during this time, the organisers will be in contact with you to refund or reschedule your booking. 
The Winter Village is coming to Adelaide and is promising […]

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Hidden Creature Gallery | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149396" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image Credit: John Fish[/caption]
Hidden Creature Gallery – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Part laboratory, part performance and all imagination, Hidden Creature Gallery is an exciting interactive work for school-aged children.
Existing between the digital and the real world, this work empowers young people to bring to life the places and objects around them and give […]

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Infinite Monster | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149390" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Peter Matthew[/caption]
Infinite Monster – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Three tents. Three participants. Two minutes to draw, scribble or scrawl your contribution to an ever-changing monster projected in real time on a gigantic tower of LCD screens.
In this extra-special version of the classic game, everyone is invited to draw the head, legs […]

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Silent Disco with DJ Monski Mouse | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149383" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Dave Pickens[/caption]
Silent Disco with DJ Monski Mouse – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Get your dancing shoes ready as crowd favourite Silent Disco is back at DreamBIG Children’s Festival.
International kids disco queen DJ Monski Mouse, Silent Disco hostess with the mostest, joins the DreamBIG Festival lineup.  Monski Mouse will curate three epic […]

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Ping Pong WoW | A Ball Room Installation | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149117" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: ArtPlay[/caption]
Ping Pong WoW – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
See what happens when you enter a space with 2,000+ ping pong balls.
The Ball Room artists believe play to be an essential ingredient in all creative acts. In Ping Pong WoW, their signature participatory work, the audience’s experience becomes the fabric of the […]

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ZOOOM by Patch Theatre | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_145721" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo Credit: Matt Byrne[/caption]
ZOOOM – Patch Theatre – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
Combining old-school whimsy with state-of-the-art technology, ZOOOM is an enchanting story of a child in her bedroom, unable to sleep and curious to understand.
She begins a transformational journey with light and discovers that the dark is a magical place. With the […]

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The Narrator | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149402" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Gatis Melnacis – Priednieks[/caption]
The Narrator – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
The windows of the bus act as screens through which the audience watches a classic story of childhood rejection and betrayal unfold in real time.
Live actors appear and disappear, and real buildings and pedestrians become part of the story as told […]

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Bowerbird | Adelaide Showground | 7-9 May 2021

[ May 7, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Bowerbird 
Bowerbird, Adelaide’s leading showcase of Australian designers and hand made products, will be returning to the Adelaide Showground presenting a curated selection of some of Australia’s most exciting local and interstate brands. 
Just in time for Mother’s Day there will be 160 designers with a third of them either new or emerging, across a wide range […]

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Tasting Australia | Family Friendly Highlights | South Australia | 30 Apr – 9 May 2021

[ April 30, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Tasting Australia – Family Friendly Events
Tasting Australia, South Australia’s premier eating and drinking festival, will feature over 140 events in 2021.
Tasting Australia is where foodies come to discover what’s new on the menu.  Be it a collaboration among world-class chefs, an inimitable tasting of beer, wine or spirits, or an evening soaking up the charred […]

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Mt Barker Science Fair | Cornerstone College | 2 May 2021

[ May 2, 2021; ]    
Mt Barker Science Fair 
The Mt Barker Science Fair is a mix of family favourites and brand new attractions to delight and engage all ages. Watch an amazing chemistry show by Nitro Nat, laugh at Marty McBubble’s incredible Bubble Show and learn about the quirky native animals from Animals Anonymous. Plus get your groove on […]

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Wonders from the SA Museum

Wonders: from the South Australian Museum | 10 Apr – 8 Aug 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Free Exhibition
Wonders from the South Australian Museum is a free exhibition showcasing fascinating objects from the Museum’s vast collections, many of which have never been on public display before.
Wonders brings the stories of 165 incredible objects to life from across the Museum’s collection of more than 4 million […]

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