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BOSS – Band of Sisters | FREE Women’s Support Group | Payneham

[ March 3, 2020; ]
BOSS – Band of Sisters
BOSS – Band of Sisters is a FREE community organisation that helps local women give something new a go, a career reconnect or new side hustle.
BOSS is offering a free program in Adelaide that starts on the 3 March 2020.

It’s more like attending a class than a business. Small community based […]

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Become a Junior Rescue Officer for the RSPCA | 2020

Become a Junior Rescue Officer for the RSPCA in 2020
Young animal lovers now have the chance to make a real difference to the lives of animals in need by becoming an RSPCA South Australia Junior Rescue Officer.
The program aims to encourage and engage young children in animal welfare. Junior Rescue Officers will learn how best […]

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Helpful tips and advice on how to choose a school bag for your child

Advice on choosing and fitting a school bag that’s good for your child’s back and posture.
by Kym Siddons
As we head into the start of a new school year, physiotherapist Kym Siddons shares her tips on selecting the correct school bag for your child, with advice to help their back and posture.

Are you getting your kid’s […]

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Play School Exhibition | Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide | Review

Happy Birthday Play School Exhibition at the SA Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide – Review
by Carla Caruso
Do names like Jemima, Big Ted and Bananas in Pyjamas take you back in time? Then you won’t want to miss this birthday exhibition while it’s in town.
I’ll be honest, when I first read about the Play School Exhibition at the […]

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Get Stoked BMX Skills & Mechanics Sessions | Lighthouse Youth Projects | 23 & 24 Jan 2020

[ January 23, 2020 to January 24, 2020. ]
Get Stoked BMX Sessions – 23 & 24 January 2020
Lighthouse Youth Projects is run by Ryan and Jamie. They share a love of riding bikes and being stoked on life. The Get Stoked program is about sharing their passion and skills with the next generation of young shredders.

Curb Dogs Sessions | 9am – 10.30am
New to […]

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A to Zoo Preschool Program | Adelaide Zoo | Term 1 Feb-Apr 2020

Know a 2-4 year old who is WILD about animals and would love to join Adelaide Zoo for their A to Zoo preschool program?
A to Zoo Preschool Program kicks off in 2020 with Term 1 starting the week beginning Monday 10 February.
The eight-week early learning program A to Zoo is back for your cheeky monkeys […]

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Adelaide Gaol Escape Trail | Thebarton | Jan 2020

[ January 1, 2020 to January 27, 2020. ]
Adelaide Gaol’s Escape Trail
It’s the biggest twist yet on the Adelaide Gaol’s Escape Trail! A prisoner has escaped! Can you solve the clues to catch the crim before it’s too late?
Upon arrival, you’ll be inducted as official Adelaide Gaol guards with the task of solving an escape.  To succeed, you’ll need to follow the trail […]

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Members ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover | SA Museum | 18 Jan 2020

[ January 18, 2020; ]
Members only ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover
Become a Member and enjoy the popular ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover event on Saturday 18 January 2020 for a family sleepover event.
Explore the Museum at night by torchlight with your guide Prof Flint, enjoy dinner and a movie surrounded by ancient artefacts, sleepover in your own personalised teepee […]

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Daddy Haircare at the Woodcroft | 1 Feb 2020

[ February 1, 2020; ]
Daddy Haircare at the Woodcroft
Due to popular demand the Woodcroft are holding their next Daddy Haircare class on Saturday 1 February 2020 from 11am. 
It’s $25 per Father/Daughter duo, including a beer on arrival for dads, and a milkshake for daughters. The class will be hosted by a hairstylist who will teach Dad four different hairstyles.
CLICK […]

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Music Together® Pre-School Music Trial Class by Music Aroma | Angle Park | 5 – 20 Jan 2020

[ January 5, 2020 to January 20, 2020. ]
Music Together® Pre-School Music Trial Class by Music Aroma
A FREE trial class for 0-5 years old kids and their grownups who love to enjoy a Family music time in Parks Library with Music Together® Program. 
The teacher, Miss OK will lead participants in music activities ranging from lullabies to full-on jam sessions (with child-friendly instruments, of […]

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Inventor Kids STEM Classes | Fullarton | Term 1 2020

Experience STEM like never before.
Inventor Kids run interactive science, technology, engineering and mathematics sessions for 3-5 year olds.

For 45 minutes each week, you and your child will develop and practice skills in STEM through educational and fun hands-on activities. At every session a new STEM topic will be showcased in areas such as computer coding, engineering […]

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Adelaide School Holiday Activities

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Educational & Creative Fun | Dec 2019 – Jan 2020

[ December 14, 2019 to January 27, 2020. ]

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Summer 2019/20
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the December & January School Holidays.
South Australian Summer School Holidays: Saturday 14 December 2019 – Monday 27 January 2020
Summer is the perfect time to get the kids out and about during the school holidays with an extended break and […]

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Geminids Meteor Shower | 14 – 15 Dec 2019

[ December 14, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ] [caption id="attachment_125257" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image credit: Genevieve de Messieres/Shutterstock[/caption]
Geminids Meteor Shower 2019
On Saturday 14– Sunday 15 December 2019, the Geminids meteor shower will grace our skies with one of the most spectacular displays to be viewed from Earth this year.
The meteor shower will begin on Saturday, with the best viewing anytime after midnight and peak […]

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Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE | Water Safety Education Campaign

Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE Water Safety Education Campaign
The Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE campaign launched this summer is designed to educate parents and carers about the drowning dangers associated with portable pools. They’re encouraging consumers to use these products safely in their backyards.
This campaign is in response to statistics showing that on average […]

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Port Noarlunga Snorkel Tour | Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries | 7 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019; ]
Port Noarlunga Snorkel Tour
Join professional snorkel leaders and marine biologists for a guided snorkel at Port Noarlunga reef. The reef has been an aquatic reserve since 1971 and is home to an amazing variety of colourful fish and plant life.
The event is suitable for children 5 years and above whom are good swimmers. At least […]

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VACSWIM Holiday Program | South Australia | Dec 2019 & Jan 2020

VACSWIM is a government funded initiative that’s been providing South Australian primary school children with water knowledge for more than 50 years.
Online enrolments for the iconic SA Water VACSWIM water safety program have opened for the 2019/20 season.  Now is the time for families to register and save the date to keep children safe in […]

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ECH Retirement Village & Montessori Early Learning Centre Development | Intergenerational Playgroup | Modbury | Nov 2019

Construction Begins on ECH Retirement Village & Montessori Early Learning Centre in Modbury
ECH partners with SA Montessori to deliver intergenerational first. 
Construction has officially commenced on one of Australia’s first retirement villages incorporating a Montessori Early Learning Centre, thanks to a partnership between leading ageing care provider ECH (Enabling Confidence at Home) and SA Montessori.
ECH Chief […]

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MFS Station Day | St Marys Fire Station | 23 Nov 2019

[ November 23, 2019; ]
MFS Station Day at St Marys
The Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) will open the doors to St Marys Fire Station on Saturday 23 November from 10am until 2pm.
The day will be full of free family fun. There will be activities for the kids, road crash rescue demonstrations, fire trucks, recruit information and more. 

Refreshments and BBQ will […]

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Embrace Kids Documentary | Body Image Movement

Embrace Kids – a life-changing documentary for children aged 8-12 years.
The Embrace Kids documentary is the next step in the Body Image Movement’s Embrace journey.  Recent studies suggest that body image is the number one issue affecting our children, and they want to be part of the solution.
The film will address why body image has […]

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Flinders University’s ‘SpringFest’ – and Walking Trails! | Review

Flinders Uni’s ‘SpringFest’, plus walking trails – Review, October 2019
The southern suburbs uni recently opened its doors for a family-friendly event. But, as we discovered, the campus has even more to offer, including scenic walking trails.
by Carla Caruso
It’s been a while since I’ve been a uni student (scarily, almost two decades), so I haven’t had […]

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Niggle | New Wellbeing App by Kids Helpline

niggle: Wellbeing App by Kids Helpline
Kids Helpline announces a new mobile app – ‘niggle by Kids Helpline’ to make mental health help more accessible and relevant for young people regardless of their location.
Yourtown has recently unveiled mental health technology that makes it dramatically easier and faster for teenagers and young people to access evidence based […]

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Naracoorte World Heritage Festival & Run | 24 Nov 2019

[ November 24, 2019; ]
Naracoorte World Heritage Festival & Run – Big Fun, Trail Run at the Naracoorte Caves National Park
Head to the Naracoorte Caves National Park for the Naracoorte World Heritage Festival and Run to celebrate 50 years since the discovery of our World-famous fossil beds and 25 years since the Naracoorte Caves were inscribed on the World Heritage […]

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Adelaide Shorebird and Dolphin Festival | Nov 2019

[ November 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019. ]
Adelaide Shorebird and Dolphin Festival 2019
Celebrate Park of the Month in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park-Winaityinaityi Pangkara during November.
Discover amazing wildlife and stunning landscapes with so much to see and do, from bird and dolphin watching to kayaking, snorkelling and mangrove tours.  There will be great outdoor events and activities […]

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Little Tikes on Bikes | Ridgehaven | Oct & Nov 2019

[ November 8, 2019; November 22, 2019; November 27, 2019; ]
Little Tikes on Bikes
Take your little one(s) for a fun filled 2 hour session at the Road and Cycle Safety Centre.
Take along your child’s bike and helmet as they’ll be able to navigate the mini-road network – with workable traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, a train crossing and round about. Minimal safety information will be delivered […]

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Universal Science | University of Adelaide | 3 Nov 2019

[ November 3, 2019; 5:30 pm; ]
Universal Science – an evening of discovery!
Universal Science is part of the 24th International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics.
Hear from an internationally diverse set of scientists on how basic research and globally distributed computing is being used to answer humankind’s most fundamental questions.

Featuring short presentations on Particle Physics and High-Performance Distributed […]

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Kindergym Unley | Enrol for Term 4 – 2019

[ October 14, 2019 to December 14, 2019. ]
Kindergym Unley Term 4 2019
Kindergym Unley provides an affordable opportunity for preschool children to engage in group and self-directed play enabling them to explore their sensory, physical and social world.  It is a non-competitive and inclusive activity. 
Parents and caregivers stay and play too, giving children the opportunity to practise and develop their motor and […]

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Sea Shepherd Adelaide’s Ocean Defence Tour | Stepney | 2 Nov 2019

[ November 2, 2019; ]
Sea Shepherd Adelaide’s Ocean Defence Tour
The annual Sea Shepherd Australia Ocean Defence Tour is coming to Adelaide with a family friendly event in November.
The Ocean Lovers Family Friendly afternoon will be a great event for families to attend with official Sea Shepherd merchandise for sale, live music, vegan food and licensed bar plus a chance […]

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Less to Landfill October | Adelaide Waste Collective | Oct 2019

[ October 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019. ]
Less to Landfill October – Adelaide Waste Collective – Ideas Into Action
Did you know we are send about 17,000 tonnes of waste to landfill every week in the Adelaide metropolitan area alone? Most of what we put in landfill bins could be recycled, composted or avoided altogether.
Councils and businesses are paying significant amounts to manage […]

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Powerful Short Film in Support for Dolly’s Dream | Sep 2019

Are your words doing damage? – Short film for Dolly’s Dream created by a 15-year old
This video made for Dolly’s Dream by 15-year-old filmmaker Charlotte McLaverty contains a powerful message.
Amy “Dolly” Everett was the victim of bullying and ended her young life at just 14 years of age. Dolly’s Dream has been established by her […]

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Unley Museum | Review

Unley Museum’s New Touchscreen & Fun Exhibitions
Community museums are like ‘secret’ suburban gems. If you’ve got one nearby, it’s well worth dropping in … and it’s often FREE to do so, as with the Unley Museum.
by Carla Caruso
This treasure trove, run by the Unley Council, brings to life the area’s past and people via 12,000-plus […]

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This Show is NOT Rubbish! | Something on Saturday | Adelaide Festival Centre | 28 Sep 2019

[ September 28, 2019; ]
Something on Saturday presents This Show is NOT Rubbish!
Something on Saturday is back with the Trash Can Man in his award winning show, as he turns trash into scientific treasure — that unexpectedly squeaks and screams, squirts and splashes, floats and flies… and then bursts into flames!
What was the last thing you threw away? Could […]

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Free Parenting Seminar – Positive Ways to Help Children Behave | Dr Justin Coulson | Adelaide | 6 Nov 2019

[ November 6, 2019; ]
Free Parenting Seminar on Positive Ways to Help Children Behave with Dr Justin Coulson
At this FREE parenting seminar, nationally recognised parenting expert, Dr Justin Coulson will talk about guiding children’s behaviour with positive discipline strategies that lead to better behaviour, better relationships and happier families.
Are you the parent or carer of a 3-13 year old? […]

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 21-27 Oct 2019

[ October 21, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2019
Record the types of birds you see and how many there are in your backyard, local park, schoolyard or another favourite outdoor space and help create a snapshot of Australia’s birds.
The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to […]

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Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate | Adelaide Hills Science Hub | 27 Sep 2019

[ September 27, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate
Join the Adelaide Hills Science Hub & the Astronomical Society of SA (ASSA) for an exclusive and amazing night with food and wine under the stars and short lines to look through the telescopes.
Cobb’s Hill Estate is co-hosting this event with Adelaide Hills Science Hub. Your first drink […]

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Kids & Youth Disability Expo | KYD-X | Mile End | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  

The 4th Annual Kids & Youth Disability Expo is on this October at Priceline Stadium.
With over 120 Exhibitors showcasing the latest product and services created to help young people living with a disability, The Kids and Youth Disability Expo gives you the opportunity to make informed choices about the equipment, therapies and treatments available.

Learn more […]

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Eddie Woo visits Regional SA | Mathematics Teacher & YouTube Sensation | 16-18 Sep 2019

[ September 16, 2019 to September 18, 2019. ]
Eddie Woo visits Regional South Australia
He’s an Australian Local Hero, one of the world’s greatest teachers and his videos have been viewed more than 35 million times.
Internationally renowned mathematics teacher and YouTube sensation Eddie Woo will share his passion for maths with students in regional South Australia in September.

Eddie’s rise to prominence began in 2012 […]

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Public Forum: Everything you need to know about the Flu | The University of Adelaide | 3 Sep 2019

[ September 3, 2019; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Public Forum: Everything you need to know about the Flu
The 2019 flu season in Australia has been dubbed a horror season and South Australia has been no exception, with many people wanting to know how they can best protect themselves and their families.
Join the panel of Adelaide experts to address frequently asked questions about the […]

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Marine Discovery Centre Open Day | Henley Beach | 21 Sep 2019

[ September 21, 2019; ]
Marine Discovery Centre Open Day
Take a look under the sea with the Marine Discovery Centre Open Day.
*THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT*
The Marine Discovery Centre in Henley Beach is opening its doors to the public for an afternoon of aquatic delights and fun education. A range of interactive experiences will engage visitors with the wonders of […]

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Flinders University SpringFest featuring Nature Play SA | 19 Oct 2019

[ October 19, 2019; ]
Flinders University SpringFest
Explore, play and discover Flinders.
Flinders University is calling all explorers to experience their spring garden of fun, education and entertainment. Held during the October school holidays, they’ve partnered with Nature Play SA to cultivate a packed program of free activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy.

Be amazed by the weird, wacky […]

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Behind the Scenes | The Australian Ballet | Adelaide Festival Centre | 11 Oct 2019

[ October 11, 2019; ]
Behind the Scenes – The Australian Ballet
Get up close and personal with the extraordinary dancers of The Australian Ballet.
Every morning, six days a week, The Australian Ballet dancers take class. It helps them find new heights of technical excellence and maintain their peak fitness. Get a privileged, in-theatre view of their training, with commentary by […]

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