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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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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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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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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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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_149906" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image via: NASA[/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 be […]

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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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Capella Reserve

New Skate Park & Car Park Construction | Capella Reserve – Hallett Cove | Apr – Late 2021

Capella Reserve – New Skate Park & Bigger Car Park Construction
Construction work has commenced this April on the new look skate park and bigger car park at Capella Reserve, Hallett Cove. 
The construction is expected to take approximately 6 months, with completion expected in late 2021. The existing car park will be closed during this time. […]

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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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Royal Adelaide Show | Adelaide Showground | 4-12 Sep 2021

[ September 4, 2021 to September 12, 2021. ]
Save the Date! Royal Adelaide Show to Go Ahead in 2021
It has been announced that the Royal Adelaide Show will go ahead this year, giving South Australians another event to look forward to after a turbulent 2020. 
Last year’s Royal Adelaide Show event was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. This year, The Show will get to […]

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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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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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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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Government House Tours | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 23 May 2021

[ May 23, 2021; ]
Government House Tours – DreamBig Children’s Festival
On Sunday 23 May 2021, Government House will be open to the public to explore. 
His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le invites the community to Government House to view the public rooms, learn about the current workings of the House and explore the gardens. This includes the newly installed […]

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Brighton RSL’s ANZAC Day Dawn Service

Brighton RSL’s ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 25 Apr 2021

[ April 25, 2021; ]
Brighton RSL’s ANZAC Day Dawn Service
Dawn Service will be held at Brighton Oval on Sunday 25 April 2021 at 6am.
The service has moved from the traditional location of the Arch of Remembrance at Brighton Jetty to the larger Brighton Oval, to provide space for the community to pay their respects while meeting current COVID-safe requirements. […]

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ANZAC Day at The Union Hotel | Adelaide | 25 Apr 2021

[ April 25, 2021; ]
ANZAC Day at the Union Hotel 
ANZAC Day at the Union Hotel in Waymouth Street, Adelaide will be going ahead in 2021. 
This year’s entertainment line up features some favourites such as Cornsey’s Allstars (with Graham Cornes), the Salt & Pepper Swing Band, SA Pipes & Drums and the Mt Barker Pipes and Drums to get into the spirit […]

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Barossa History Fair Expo | Angaston | 2 May 2021

[ May 2, 2021; ]
Barossa History Fair Expo
Enjoy a day at the Barossa History Expo, held in the Angaston Town Hall and a Family Fun Fair running in the nearby Barossa Adventure Station. 
A range of local history groups will provide displays in the Main Hall, with activities performed on the stage such as rope making and butter churning by […]

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Ready Set Ride – Accessible Bike Ride Event | Mount Barker | 24 Apr 2021

[ April 24, 2021; ]
Ready Set Ride at Mount Barker
Free accessible bike event for children and young adults with special needs.
This is a “come and try” day for any bike enthusiasts (whether he/she/they have ridden a bike before or not). TADSA will have a range of specially made bikes available in different sizes and supports (postural supports, tow bars, outriggers/ […]

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bub national railway museum

Bub’s Birthday | National Railway Museum | Port Adelaide | 18 Apr 2021

[ April 18, 2021; ]
Bub’s Birthday
Celebrate Bub, the National Railway Museum’s little blue steam engine’s birthday on Sunday 18 April 2021.
The day will include train rides and lots of entertainment including Cool 4 Kids song and dance, Carnival Barrel Organ and a CFS Fire Tender Display. Children under 8 years old will also receive a free birthday gift on […]

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the clubhouse launch

The Clubhouse Launch | Multi-Sports Day | Gilles Plains | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
The Clubhouse Launch – Multi-Sports Day
Help launch The Clubhouse with a FREE sports play day at Gilles Plains. 
To celebrate the use of both the Clubhouse and the outdoor courts, four organisations are coming together to offer free sporting activities on Saturday 17 April 2021. All equipment will be supplied by Play it On who will also […]

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10 in 1 marathon

10 in 1 Marathon | Victoria Park | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
10 in 1 Marathon
The Make a Difference Foundation (MADF) is hosting the 10 in 1 event, which is 10 marathons in 1 day at Victoria Park.
There will be fun for the whole family, including petting zoo, jumping castles, face painting, food vans, lawn games and plenty more. All proceeds go towards the Flinders Foundation and […]

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Bluey’s Birthday | Sturt Football Club | Unley Oval | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
Bluey’s Birthday – Sturt Football Club
The whole family can have a day out at the football as they celebrate their mascot Bluey’s Birthday. 
Families are invited to enjoy a range of activities to celebrate Bluey’s birthday on Saturday 17 April at the Sturt Football Club.

There will be plenty of fun for kids including a petting zoo, […]

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nature bingo live

Nature Bingo Live | Taperoo Dunes | 14 Apr 2021

[ April 14, 2021; ]
Nature Bingo Live
Take your family to seek out and learn more about the local flora and fauna around Taperoo Dunes.
The Port Environment Centre has created a nature bingo sheet to help you learn to identify local beach and dune species, and now they are taking it to Taperoo Dunes for this Nature Bingo Live event. […]

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bluey and bingo barossa

See Bluey and Bingo in the Barossa | West Tanunda

Photo via: @alittlevintagedream on Instagram
See Bluey and Bingo in the Barossa
Bluey fans! If you’re in the Barossa, swing past and say hello to Bluey and Bingo.
Thanks to Stan’s Farming Contract Services, Bluey and Bingo have been created out of Hay Bales in The Barossa Valley. This very cute installation, perfect for Bluey fans passing through […]

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growing for gold

Growing for Gold | FREE School Holiday Program | 10-25 Apr 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to April 25, 2021. ]
Growing for Gold 2021
Growing for Gold is a free program that encourages young people to try a variety of different activities in recreation and sport to help them find something that they love.
It involves a range of sport and recreational clubs hosting FREE come and try sessions. Anybody who decides to join the club after participating […]

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PAE Pass | Discounts for Port Adelaide Enfield Residents | Apr 2021

[ April 12, 2021 to April 30, 2021. ]
PAE Pass April 2021
The PAE discounted access pass is back in 2021. 
The City of PAE is making it easy for City of Port Adelaide Enfield residents to ‘explore their back yard’ and ‘holiday here this year’. The PAE Pass initiative lasts during the month of April and includes half-priced tickets and other discounts for residents […]

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Illuminate Adelaide light festival

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 light trail as part of the new […]

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South Australia’s History Festival | 1-30 May 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to May 30, 2021. ]
South Australia’s History Festival 2021
South Australia’s History Festival is one of the largest open-access community events in SA with hundreds of fascinating places to explore, and exciting events and activities designed just for kids as well as events for the whole family from talks to tours, walks to workshops and exhibitions to special events.
Events happen anywhere: […]

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Anzac Day 2021 | Adelaide Anzac Day Events | 25 Apr 2021

[ April 25, 2021; ]
Anzac Day 2021 & Light Up The Dawn
Anzac Day is Australia’s most sacred day and an important opportunity to reflect and commemorate the sacrifice made by Australian veterans.
The South Australian Government has been working with the RSL SA to ensure that in 2021 Anzac Day commemorations can continue while remaining COVID safe.

Despite cancellation and restriction […]

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