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Unley Oval Open Day | 4 May 2024

[ May 4, 2024; ]
Get ready to experience a free, fun-filled community event at the Unley Oval Open Day.
The Unley Oval upgrades are almost complete and the City of Unley will celebrate by re-opening the gates with an Open Day and return the space to community use.

The Unley Oval works include upgrades to the turf, drainage and lighting.  On […]

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John Street Free Family Fun Day | Salisbury | 18 May 2024

[ May 18, 2024; ]
John Street Free Family Fun Day – 18 May 2024
The John Street Family Fun Day is a day for the community to celebrate the vibrancy of the City of Salisbury’s Mainstreet and surrounds through market stalls, a community BBQ, children’s activities, music, magic, entertainment, giveaways, competitions and much, much more.
This event is coordinated by the […]

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Flowbars – Interactive Outdoor Art | Festival Plaza Adelaide | Apr 2024

[ April 6, 2024 to April 29, 2024. ]
Adelaide’s Festival Plaza has a new outdoor artwork installation that kids can climb on! Get in quick to check out the Flowbars sculptures while they’re here for the April 2024 school holidays.
Flowbars Sculpture 4.0 and Flow Bar Minis is Festival Plaza’s second outdoor art commission.  In collaboration with Seb Humphreys, aka @Order55, the sculptures resemble […]

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Mother’s Day High Tea | Glanville Hall & Utopia @ Waterfall Gully | 12 May 2024

[ May 12, 2024; ]
Two magnificent venues,  one at Utopia Waterfall Gully and the other at Glanville Hall Semaphore South, will be sparkling with tiny teacups, vintage china and sweet treats for Mother’s Day.
Dine under the chandeliers for two hours of Mother’s Day indulgence, along with bubbly cocktails, bottomless brewed tea and coffee and famous fluffy scones with whipped […]

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The Fort By Lamplight | Fort Glanville | 4 May 2024

[ May 4, 2024; ]
Explore Fort Glanville as part of the South Australia’s History Festival in a colourful and sometimes noisy event. 
The performance will feature nineteenth-century military drill, with cannon fire and musketry demonstrations, all in the soft glow of lamplight. This enables event-goers the opportunity to see the gun-flashes light up the darkness.

Presented by the Fort Glanville Historical […]

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Bricks in the Hills LEGO® Fan Event | Nairne | 4 & 5 May 2024

[ May 4, 2024 to May 5, 2024. ]
Nairne School is delighted to invite the community to their LEGO® fan event in May.
There will be over 50 tables of LEGO® displays from some of the best creators in South Australia with fun for the whole family. Most designs are one-of-a-kind and not available in shops. They will also have the amazing Great Ball […]

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SA State Emergency Service: Open Day | Enfield Unit | 11 May 2024

[ May 11, 2024; ]
Explore historical items, buildings, interactive and static displays as well as activities for children at the Enfield Unit, SA State Emergency Service: Open Day as part of South Australia’s History Festival in May.
The origin of Enfield SES dates back to 1965 where, during the Cold War, fears of nuclear attack led to the formation of […]

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A Day in the Life of a Colonial Soldier at Fort Glanville | 19 May 2024

[ May 19, 2024; ]
In this South Australia History Festival event, young visitors may find themselves in a drill squad at Fort Glanville experiencing what it was like to defend South Australian shores in the late nineteenth century. 
Fort Glanville was the key to South Australia’s defence against hostile attacks on our communications in the late-nineteenth century. This is illustrated […]

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Loxton Historical Village | Self-Guided Tours | May 2024

[ May 1, 2024 to May 5, 2024. May 7, 2024 to May 12, 2024. May 14, 2024 to May 19, 2024. May 21, 2024 to May 26, 2024. May 28, 2024 to May 31, 2024. ]
Immerse yourself in the history of rural South Australia at Loxton Historical Village with more than 45 displays, each telling the story of the struggle, heartache, and ingenuity of pioneer settlers.
Go on a self-guided tour during South Australia’s History Festival and view the extensive machinery and vehicle displays, sit at original old desks in school […]

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SteamRanger Teddy Bears Picnic Train | 11 May 2024

[ May 11, 2024; ]
The SteamRanger experience for young families is back in May with the ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ train.
The Teddy Bears Picnic train operates between Mount Barker and Strathalbyn, departing Mount Barker at 10am in the morning and returning in the afternoon around 3.30pm.  Pack your own picnic to enjoy at the Strathalbyn Station park or the amazing […]

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SteamRanger May the Fourth Be With You Express | 4 May 2024

[ May 4, 2024; ]
SteamRanger is sending you off into an outer space adventure. But first you have to travel on their MMOPoT (Most Modern Operating Piece of Transport) to Planet Strathalbyn for a meal and movie. 
You start your journey at Cape Canaveral Launch Pad (not really Cape Canaveral – Mount Barker Station!) where you wait for their countdown […]

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 FREE Come ‘N’ Try Day | Woodville Lacrosse Club | 18 Apr 2024

[ April 18, 2024; ]
FREE Come ‘N’ Try Day for Kids at Woodville Lacrosse Club
All young athletes are invited to dive into lacrosse excitement at the Woodville Lacrosse Club’s FREE Come ‘N’ Try event during the April school holidays.

Lacrosse is a fast and fun team sport played with a netted stick and ball. It combines the best elements of […]

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Vergeside Markets | Largs Bay | 11 May 2024

[ May 11, 2024; ]
The Vergeside Markets Mother’s Day Giftorium is the final event in the Vergeside Markets Largs Bay calendar.
With a huge variety of stalls, delicious food selections, coffee, live music, bars and free face painting for the kids, the market boasts an opportunity to pick mum up a last-minute gift while supporting local businesses. 

Held on the Largs […]

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Mother’s Day Classic | Adelaide | 12 May 2024

[ May 12, 2024; ]
The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research.
Their aim is to deliver a fun, healthy and inspirational community event that brings the community together on Mother’s Day to support and remember those touched by breast cancer.

Adelaide’s 2024 event will be held in Pinky Flat […]

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West Croydon Railway Station 1949 Display | Woodville | 4 & 5 May 2024

[ May 4, 2024 to May 5, 2024. ]
See the West Croydon Railway Station 1949 Display by James Gauci at the Civic (Woodville) Library.
The City of Charles Sturt will be exhibiting an incredibly detailed model of the West Croydon Railway Station in 1949. Based on years of research, interviews, and artefacts, this 5-year project captures the ‘Romance of the South Australian Railways’ and what […]

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Anzac Day | Adelaide Dawn Service & Remembrance Events

[ April 25, 2024; ]
Anzac Day Family Friendly Events around Adelaide
Anzac Day is Australia’s most sacred day and is honoured with a national public holiday.  It’s an important opportunity to reflect and commemorate the sacrifice made by Australian veterans.
ANZAC DAY 2024 – THURSDAY 25 APRIL
The ANZAC spirit is a legacy that lives on in all Australians, inspiring pride and camaraderie across […]

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RailFest Mount Barker Railway Heritage Festival | 26 May 2024

[ May 26, 2024; ]
RailFest 2024 – Mount Barker Railway Heritage Festival
A family-friendly open day at Mount Barker Railway Station, featuring steam locomotive-hauled shuttle train services* between Mount Barker and Bugle Ranges.
For one day, the Mt Barker Rail Festival will be hosted by SteamRanger at the Mt Barker railway station. The festival gives visitors the opportunity to ride on […]

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Falling Bombs & Floating Cards | Thebarton Air Raid Shelter | May 2024

[ May 4, 2024; May 18, 2024 to May 19, 2024. ]
Falling Bombs and Floating Cards is back as part of South Australia’s History Festival
Would you like to see a magic show?
Join the oldest magic club in Australia in their underground club rooms for some history, nostalgia and a live magic performance suitable for families of all ages. This is a rare opportunity to look behind […]

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Government House Open Day | Adelaide | 12 May 2024

[ May 12, 2024; 9:00 pm to 9:05 pm. ]
Government House in Adelaide will open its gates to the public for a special History Festival Open Day with free entry.
Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia, and Mr Rod Bunten are pleased to welcome members of the public to explore Government House and its grounds on Sunday 12 May 2024 […]

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Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival | Torrensville | 5 May 2024

[ May 5, 2024; ]
Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival, South Australia’s largest Japanese cultural festival, is celebrating 29 years in 2024.
Kodomo no Hi is Adelaide’s largest Japanese Festival, held annually since 1995. The Festival is a celebration of the cultural and social links between the people of Japan and Australia. It is a great day for people of all […]

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Barossa History Fair | 5 May 2024

[ May 5, 2024; ]
Enjoy a day at the Barossa History Fair during South Australia’s History Festival.
Ever wondered what treasures are tucked away in the Barossa Museum or wanted to try your hand at Kegel (traditional nine-pin bowling)?

Join friends and family in the beautiful township of Tanunda as doors open for the 2024 Barossa History Fair. With a jam-packed […]

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Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk | Hahndorf to Beaumont | 19 May 2024

[ May 19, 2024; ]
Join the Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk and experience the amazing journeys taken by our early German pioneer women as they carried their produce on foot from Hahndorf to Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills.
The Pioneer Women’s Trail is approximately 26km long and mainly follows country roads, laneways and bush tracks through a delightful section of the […]

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Academy of Magic | Unley Town Hall | 20 Apr 2024

[ April 20, 2024; ]
Part Magic Show – Part Magic Workshop with Tom Weil
After winning the Adelaide Fringe Award and selling out all of their weekend shows, Academy of Magic is back this April School Holidays at the Unley Town Hall.

If you missed out on your letter from Hogwarts last Fringe season, join the next Academy of Magic and […]

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Bub’s Birthday | National Railway Museum | Port Adelaide | 21 Apr 2024

[ April 21, 2024; ]
Celebrate Bub’s birthday, the National Railway Museum’s little blue steam engine, during the April school holidays.
The family friendly day will include train rides and lots of entertainment including Cool 4 Kids song and dance, roving piano accordionist and a CFS Fire Tender Display. Children under 8 years old will also receive a free birthday gift […]

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Woodfield Reserve Nature Adventure | Salisbury Downs | 19 Apr 2024

[ April 19, 2024; ]
During the April school holidays go and explore Woodfield Reserve in Salisbury.
Our Big Backyard Woodfield Reserve Nature Adventure is on Friday 19 April 2024.  Stir your curiosity on a nature scavenger hunt, discover Murlapaka (shields), enjoy a picnic with your family (BYO) or build a Wardli (shelter) using sticks or fallen branches on the ground.

Natural […]

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National Walk Safely to School Day | 10 May 2024

[ May 10, 2024; ]
On Walk Safely to School Day, primary school aged children are encouraged to walk with their parents or caregiver to school. This encourages healthy habits as well as teaching vital road safety skills.
Primary school aged children across Australia will make those important steps towards a healthier future by participating in National Walk Safely to School […]

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Bowden Free Cinema in the Park: Wonka | 5 Apr 2024

[ April 5, 2024; ]
FREE community screening of ‘Wonka’ in Bowden Town Park.
Settle in for an the evening with an outdoor screening of ‘Wonka’ at Bowden Town Park. Arrive at 7pm to set up your spot on the lawn, visit the new Discovery Centre , grab some pre-movie nibbles and drinks at Plant 4 or pack a hamper, with […]

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Adelaide Multicultural Eid Festival | Adelaide Showground | 27 & 28 Apr 2024

[ April 27, 2024 to April 28, 2024. ]
Eid Festival is South Australia’s largest and most prestigious Eid celebration. The Eid Festival is the premier Muslim festival in South Australia. Eid is the Muslim celebration for one of two important occasions in the year: Eid al Fitr and Eid al Adha.
Up to 20,000 patrons are expected to attend Multicultural Eid Festival across two […]

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Australian Lions Hearing Dogs Open Day | Verdun | 20 Apr 2024

[ April 20, 2024; ]
The annual Australian Lions Hearing Dogs Open Day is back for 2024.
Go along for a jam-packed day of Hearing Dogs, Medical Alert Dogs, puppies, demonstrations, food, coffee, guided tours, raffles and lots of activities for the kids. This is a free event and all are welcome for a fun day for the whole family.

This year’s […]

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Thalassa Park’s Storybook Walk | Family Fun Day | 6 Apr 2024

[ April 6, 2024; ]
Storybook Walk in Thalassa Park is getting a new resident.
This much-loved walk aims to celebrate and raise the profile of Australian writers and poets and their works, by bringing characters from some of the best-loved children’s books to life.
Every two years, three books are selected, and the community is asked to vote for their favourite, […]

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