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#rideburnside | Free Pump Track | Burnside Council

[ August 17, 2021 to October 25, 2021. ]
Free Pump Track #rideburnside
The City of Burnside has an ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which is available to use for free at various locations throughout the council area.
The pump track initially arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre in February 2020 as part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the […]

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Neo | Free Events for Teens | Art Gallery of South Australia

[ August 14, 2021; October 23, 2021; December 4, 2021; ]
NEO – 2021/22 Program
Held six times a year at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Neo is a free after-hours event for teens aged 13-17.
Neo is a parent-free zone where young people can kick back and hang out with friends, jump into creative labs, tune into live music and explore the latest exhibitions at AGSA.

Neo […]

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Adelaide Family Carnival | Edwards Park | 27 Aug – 12 Sep 2021

[ August 27, 2021 to August 29, 2021. September 3, 2021 to September 5, 2021. September 10, 2021 to September 12, 2021. ]
Adelaide Family Carnival
Adelaide Family Carnival will be bringing amusement rides, sideshows, showbags, buckets of fairy floss, toffee apples and more to Edwards Park at Keswick during August and September.
After the sudden cancellation of the Royal Adelaide Show, two Carnival Family operators found themselves land-locked within SA borders. Travelling over 3,000 kilometres with thousands of buckets […]

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Heritage on Sunday | Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum

[ August 15, 2021; September 19, 2021; ]
Heritage on Sunday at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Managed and maintained by theTea Tree Gully Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum holds public openings on the third Sunday of the month.
The Highercombe Hotel, a prominent landmark in the historic township of Tea Tree Gully, was opened […]

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Yarn Bombing Beginners Workshop | Enfield | 28 Aug 2021

[ August 28, 2021; ]
Yarn Bombing Beginners Workshop
Go along and learn the basics of Yarn Bombing with local artist Pat Ingram of PJ Arts. 
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield plan to transform Pateela Street into a colourful streetscape wonderland for everyone to enjoy and explore. Two free workshops will be held in the lead up the event to teach […]

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Lighthouse Youth Project Bike Sale & Donation Days | 27 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021; ]
Lighthouse Youth Project Bike Sale & Donation Days
Following on from the Lighthouse Youth Project (LYP) Garage Sales and the growing popularity (and generosity) of the Bike Donation Days, from Friday 27 August, LYP will be combining the two. 
They will be accepting donated bikes and have refurbed bikes up for sale at the same event. Need a […]

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nature photographer of the year

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition | SA Museum | 27 Aug – 31 Oct 2021

[ August 27, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2021
See nature in focus at the Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural world through stunning images by professional, emerging and junior photographers, who have shown impeccable patience, artistry and technique to capture incredible moments in time.

The Nature Photographer of the Year competition […]

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teddy bears picnic

Teddy Bears’ Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 29 Aug 2021

[ August 29, 2021; ]
Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Take the kids and their favourite teddy along for a bear-y exciting birthday bash with Adelaide Zoo’s black-and-white duo.
Grab a picnic rug and hamper and set up at one of the many grassy spots around the zoo’s gardens like Central Lawns, Jewels of Asia and Seal Bay. Little ones will love Mr Oopy’s […]

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Register Your Cat | Win a Prize Pack | Until 30 Nov 2021

[ August 15, 2021 6:00 pm to November 30, 2021 6:00 pm. ]
Have you registered your cat?
Did you know that all South Australian councils, the RSPCA and Animal Welfare League use Dogs and Cats Online to identify lost pets and return them to their owners?
If your cat happens to wander too far from home and goes missing, it can be returned to you quickly and easily if […]

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Book Week Events at NPSP Council Libraries | 21 & 22 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Book Week 2021 at NPSP Council Libraries
The theme of this year’s bookweek is ‘Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds’. 
The community is invited to join the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters for a range of fun activities to be held in their libraries over the weekend of 21 and 22 August to celebrate Book […]

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I Wish… | Patch Theatre | Adelaide Festival Theatre & Noarlunga | 13-28 Aug & 3-4 Sep 2021

[ August 13, 2021 to August 14, 2021. August 20, 2021 to August 21, 2021. August 27, 2021 to August 28, 2021. September 3, 2021 to September 4, 2021. ]
I Wish…by Patch Theatre Co
An acrobatic adventure exploring all of the things we could be.
People are made of stuff – good stuff and bad stuff, happy and sad stuff, stinky, odd, boring, dangerous, funny, sparkling potions of stuff. People also have secret ingredients – what could your secret ingredient be?

I Wish… is an exciting collaboration […]

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oliphant science awards open day

Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | Findon | 22 Aug 2021

[ August 22, 2021; ]
Oliphant Science Awards Open Day
Go along to the 2021 Oliphant Science Awards Open Day to experience the fun and magic of science in action. This year is a celebration of 40 years of the Oliphant Science Awards. 
There will be several engaging Science Shows including presentations by Professor Flint, Bright Sparks Entertainment, Nature Education Centre and […]

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CBCA Book Week | Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds | 21-27 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 27, 2021. ]
CBCA Book Week 2021
Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature and you will often see children’s book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays.
Throughout the year, the Children’s […]

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dinner with the dinosaurs

Professor Flint’s Dinner with the Dinosaurs | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 29 Aug 2021

[ August 29, 2021; ]
Professor Flint’s Dinner with the Dinosaurs at Adelaide Botanic Garden
Enjoy a picnic and a delightful adventure into the past, on an afternoon of dino-tunes, fossils, giant dinosaurs, native Australian animals, & more with Professor Flint at Adelaide Botanic Garden.
EDIT: This event is SOLD OUT
On 29 August, as a grand finale to National Science Week, Professor […]

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Lord Mayor’s Queen Adelaide Birthday Virtual Morning Tea | 13 Aug 2021

[ August 13, 2021; ]
Lord Mayor’s Queen Adelaide Birthday Virtual Morning Tea
The City of Adelaide is celebrating Queen Adelaide’s Birthday with a virtual reception at the Adelaide Town Hall on 13 August.
The City of Adelaide is looking for the brightest young Adelaide and her family to join the Lord Mayor to celebrate in person. The winner will attend a […]

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red nose day

Red Nose Day | 13 Aug 2021

[ August 13, 2021; ]
Red Nose Day
Get involved in Red Nose Day along with thousands of Aussie families as they get silly for a serious cause.
Every year on the second Friday in August, Red Nose invites Australians everywhere to get silly for a serious cause to raise much-needed funds to help stop little lives being cut short and support […]

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The Southern Encounter | SteamRanger Train Journey

[ August 15, 2021; August 29, 2021; September 5, 2021; September 19, 2021; October 3, 2021; October 17, 2021; November 7, 2021; November 21, 2021; ]

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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A Little More Barossa | Food & Wine Festival | 1-31 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
A Little More Barossa…Food & Wine Festival 2021
Ignite your senses as you uncover new experiences, new tastes and new flavours during a month long celebration and showcase of Barossa’s wine and food, the people and their stories.
A little more Barossa … food and wine festival serves up a series of enticing events throughout August with […]

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Winter Reds | Adelaide Hills | 27-29 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021 to August 29, 2021. ]
Winter Reds Wine Festival 
This annual celebration sees wineries open up their cellar doors, light the fire pit, crack open their wines and embrace the last weekend of winter.
NEW DATE: Friday 27 – Sunday 29 August 2021
This year’s theme is ‘What’s Your Red?’ – with wineries creating their own special experiences that champion the best of their red […]

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone | 20th Anniversary Screening | 27 & 29 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021; August 29, 2021; ]
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – 20th Anniversary Screening at Wallis
Wallis Cinemas are screening a special 20th anniversary edition of the popular Harry Potter film at four locations, including Mainline Drive-In.
This family classic is back on the big screen for its 20th anniversary in August.  Screening at Mainline Drive In on Friday night, August […]

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daffodil day

Flower Power | Daffodil Day Appeal | 27 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021; ]
Flower Power – Daffodil Day Appeal
The Power of the Flower lies in its ability not only to inspire hope, but to encourage people to take action.
The Daffodil Day Appeal is a chance for Australians to come together and show their Flower Power; their ability to create change in the lives of people impacted by cancer, […]

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National Science Week | South Australia | 14-22 Aug 2021

[ August 14, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
National Science Week 2021
There will be in-person and online events, virtual tours, DIY science and more, all across Australia, from 14 – 22 August 2021 for National Science Week.
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 […]

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free soccer academy

Football Star Academy FREE Launch Clinic | Salisbury East | 14 Aug 2021

[ August 14, 2021; ]
Football Star Academy FREE Launch Clinic
Football Star Academy is an award-winning national program creating a movement of change through a soccer platform.
The main focus is to engage all children in an environment where they can have fun, feel comfortable, confident and empower them to believe in their ability. The academy likes to celebrate the launch […]

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school of rock

School of Rock | Pelican Productions | 5-8 Aug 2021

[ August 5, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
School of Rock at The Arts Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash-hit rock musical School Of Rock will finally make its way to Adelaide this August with award-winning production company Pelican Productions.
Based on the hit film, audiences follow the larger-than-life wannabe rocker Dewey as he takes a class of grade A pupils and turns them into a […]

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walk a mile in my boots

Walk a Mile in My Boots Challenge | Hutt St Centre | 1-7 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 7, 2021. ]
Walk a Mile in My Boots 2021
Held during National Homelessness Week, August 1 – 7, your challenge is to Walk a Mile or more to help end homelessness and reach the collective goal of 60,000 miles – ten miles for every South Australian experiencing homelessness.
Participants can walk 1 mile (1.6kms), 2 miles (3.2kms), or go […]

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City Lights | Free Light Trail | Illuminate Adelaide | 16 Jul – 1 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 1, 2021. ]
City Lights – Free Family Friendly Event – Illuminate Adelaide
Embrace the cold and explore the city, but not as you know it. For 17 nights, Adelaide’s city streets will be transformed; laneways and open spaces will be turned into a nocturnal playground of projections, imagination and light.
This FREE night time light trail is part of […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day | 16 Aug 2021

[ August 16, 2021; ]
RSPCA Cupcake Day
Grab your apron and preheat those ovens – Cupcake Day is returning on Monday 16 August 2021.
Each year, more than 124,000 animals turn to the RSPCA looking for help. This year, you and your utensils have the power to serve up love, care and forever homes to each and every one.

Whether you’re whipping […]

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SALA 2021

SALA Festival | 1-31 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
SALA Festival 2021
SALA will run from August 1-31 and is the largest community-based open-access visual arts festival in Australia.
The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival 2021 Program is out now. For the first time, you can pick up a copy through Foodland supermarkets. It will also be available online and through other various outlets. This […]

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Umbrella Festival | Family Friendly Events | 16 Jul – 8 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Umbrella Festival 2021
Tuesday 20 July 2021 Update: Due to SA Health’s announcement of Level 5 restrictions being put in place, all Umbrella Festival celebrations will be temporarily on hold for a week, or until SA Health provides new safety recommendations. 
Umbrella Festival is an open access live music festival presented by not-for-profit organisation, Music SA – […]

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Barossa Medieval Fair | Lyndoch | 21 & 22 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Barossa Medieval Fair 2021
The Barossa Medieval Fair is an annual Medieval festival that takes place in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
This event is family and dog friendly with an emphasis on taking patrons back to medieval times and enjoying the sights, sounds and atmosphere.
Held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August 2021, enjoy a trip back […]

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Sky Castle by ENESS

Sky Castle in Rundle Mall | Illuminate – Adelaide Light Festival | 16 Jul – 15 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 15, 2021. ]
Sky Castle in Rundle Mall – Illuminate Adelaide
Sky Castle is a free light display in Rundle Mall, presented as part of City Lights. The display takes you somewhere inside the rainbow, as the heart of Rundle Mall is transformed into an interactive dreamscape of colour and light by Melbourne studio ENESS.
Watch its colours shift and […]

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Drainpipe Dragsters | Dock 2 Port Adelaide | 22 Aug 2021

[ August 22, 2021; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Make your own Drainpipe Dragsters at Dock 2, Port Adelaide
Construct your own small battery-or-solar powered car (kits supplied), and compete against others on the multi-lane drainpipe drag-strip at Shed 13.
Trim your car for optimum performance, aligning axles and lubricating wheel bearings. Initial heats will be held in the large Shed 13 using battery power, and […]

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Lantern Workshops | Hahndorf Lantern Fest | Jul & Aug 2021

[ July 5, 2021; July 7, 2021; July 12, 2021; July 14, 2021; July 24, 2021; July 31, 2021; August 7, 2021; August 14, 2021; ]
Lantern Workshops – Hahndorf Lantern Festival
Learn how to make candle lit paper and cane lanterns for the upcoming Hahndorf Lantern Festival. 
Make pyramid, curved or original shaped lanterns on multiple dates in July and August. 
It will take 2-3 sessions to finish a lantern depending on complexity. The lanterns stay at the supper room till the festival, […]

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Beep | South Australian Tour | 24 Aug – 23 Nov 2021

[ August 24, 2021; August 26, 2021; September 3, 2021; September 7, 2021; September 14, 2021; September 21, 2021; November 23, 2021; ]
Beep – South Australian Tour
The performances of Beep at Murray Bridge Town Hall (Tuesday 27 July 2021) and Shedley Theatre, Elizabeth (Friday 30 July 2021) will be postponed in accordance with the recent lockdown measures in SA.
If you have booked tickets, your original booking is still valid, and will just need to be moved to a new date. 
A slightly sideways […]

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Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter

[ June 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
Top 12 Family Friendly things to do this Winter with Kids in Adelaide
As we head into the cold winter months, having to survive chilly nights and rainy days can be a challenge! However, just because the sun isn’t shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do around Adelaide.

Adelaide’s milder climate means that […]

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open days at stangate garden

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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Light Cycles Iluminate

Light Cycles | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 17 Jul – 22 Aug 2021

[ July 17, 2021; July 28, 2021 to August 1, 2021. August 3, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden 
Prepare to have your sense of wonder and fascination rekindled. Light Cycles is the perfect winter event for the whole family.
Update Sunday 15 August 2021: All remaining sessions of Light Cycles are SOLD OUT.
Moment Factory have crafted a world-leading reputation for blending light, technology and feeling to reinvent iconic locations […]

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Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market | Queens Theatre | 7 & 8 Aug 2021

[ August 7, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market at the Queens Theatre
Gathered Design Market has joined forces with the girls from Adelady to bring you a winter fashion event this August – The Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market.
Held at the amazing Queens Theatre in the city, they will have a lineup of all their favourite fashion brands […]

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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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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert | Adelaide Symphony Orchestra | 21 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021; 7:30 pm; ]
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
Experience the spectacular Return of the Jedi on the big screen, with the full score played live by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
‘I am a Jedi, like my father before me…’
Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) joins […]

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