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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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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 | Lot Fourteen | Adelaide | Opening 5 May 2021

[ May 5, 2021; ]
Australian Space Discovery Centre has been launched 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 will be opening to the public in May 2021.
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will be able to explore the […]

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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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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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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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Free Term 3 & 4 Tuition for Mid-Year Reception Starters | Catholic Schools South Australia

Starting School This July?
Give your child a great start with free Term 3 & 4 tuition for Mid-Year Reception starters.
Catholic schools across South Australia are offering free mid-year Reception enrolment intake for students who turn five on or before October 31 to reduce the financial burden on families.
When can my child start school?
Most Catholic schools […]

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Adelaide Gaol History Day | Thebarton | 2 May 2021

[ May 2, 2021; ]
There’s something to keep the whole family entertained this History Day at Adelaide Gaol.
Operating until 1988 when the last prisoner was transferred out, its empty shell holds the secrets of its past, ready for you to uncover.
Get to know the stories of this iconic site and the prisoners that were kept there. Including what landed […]

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Loreto College school tours

Loreto College: the start to the journey your daughter deserves

[ May 4, 2021; May 7, 2021; May 22, 2021; May 28, 2021; ]     
Loreto College: the start to the journey your daughter deserves
It’s said that every journey starts with a single step. At Loreto College, that step leads to the development of strong, passionate and confident girls and young women.
Loreto is an all-girls’ day and boarding school in Adelaide’s inner eastern suburbs and caters for students ranging […]

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Fairy Ballet Classes | Theatre Bugs | Review

Fairy Ballet Classes at Theatre Bugs
Review by Sharon Harrington
With a Fairy Wave and a Fairy Wiggle, Theatre Bugs classes are a preschooler’s delight!
From the opening dance sequence and sing along of “Fairy Wave and a Fairy Wiggle, a Fairy Kiss and a Fairy Giggle”, my daughter was enchanted with her Theatre Bugs’ Fairy Ballet class.
Head […]

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Bring in your Wonders! | South Australian Museum | 12-23 Apr 2021

[ April 12, 2021; April 19, 2021 to April 23, 2021. ]
Bring in your Wonders!
Have you been outside exploring? Have you found a rock or mineral? Are you wondering what it is and would like it identified?
Book a time to take your object and work with the South Australian Museum sleuths in their Discovery Centre to identify what it is.  Learn more about your findings and take […]

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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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April School Holiday Programs & Workshops | Adelaide | Apr 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to April 26, 2021. ]
Your guide to all the top school holiday programs and workshops for kids in Adelaide during the April School Holidays.
South Australian Autumn School Holiday Dates: Saturday 10 April – Monday 26 April 2021

Autumn is the perfect time to get the kids out and about during the school holidays with warm days and cool nights.  To […]

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peppa pig recycling

Peppa Pig to Release New Single | Recycling | 18 Mar 2021

[ March 18, 2021; ]
Peppa Pig’s New Single – Recycling
Peppa Pig is releasing a brand new single, Recycling, to coincide with World Recycling Day. The song will aim to educate little ones about the importance of recycling. 
Dropping on Thursday 18 March to coincide with World Recycling Day, the educational song aims to teach little ones how to recycle and […]

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The Sustainability Picnic | Uraidla | 14 Mar 2021

[ March 14, 2021; ]
The Sustainability Picnic
Enjoy discussion, information and activities with your neighbours and friends at the Uraidla Sustainability Picnic.
Be challenged by their speakers, who will inspire and challenge your thinking on sustainability and climate change and help you think about what and how we can make our community more sustainable.

Take Inspiration from their “Sustainable Conversations” program, talk […]

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Mercedes College | Where Students Flourish | Orientation Walks in 2021

[ March 25, 2021; May 5, 2021; June 5, 2021; June 23, 2021; ]
Mercedes College Adelaide – Nurturing Young Learners
Reception students enrolled at Mercedes College are set-up for lifelong learning through the College’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme.
The co-educational Catholic school incorporates the globally renowned programme with the Australian curriculum to provide students with a world-class education and subjects most relevant to young people today.   The Primary Years […]

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REM+ Tuition Pre-school Reading Program | Terms 3 & 4

 
REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme – Terms 3 & 4
Starting School in 2022? REM+ Tuition’s Pre-School Phonics Reading Programme, written by Jenny Allen, is specifically for pre-readers and beginning readers from 4½ years of age. The aim of this programme is to prepare young children for reading and for school in such a way that […]

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Why is STEM integral to your child’s education?

Why is STEM integral to your child’s education?
STEM has gained importance in the education sector over the past few years. Educators understand the value of STEM and its positive impact on learning. However, as parents it can be hard to find a clear understanding of what STEM is, how it works in the classroom and […]

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30 Day Free Trial | ABC Reading Eggs

30-Day Free Trial of ABC Reading Eggs
Don’t miss your chance to claim this special back-to-school offer from ABC Reading Eggs. Give your child all the skills they need for reading success and sign up for 30 days’ FREE access to Australia’s leading online reading program for kids aged 2–13! 
Based on solid scientific research, ABC Reading Eggs is the perfect way to build […]

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FREE Books For Kids – Sesame Street | Big W | From 18 Feb 2021

[ February 18, 2021 to April 15, 2021. ]
FREE Sesame Street Books for Kids
BIG W is set to give away more than 2.6 million Sesame Street books entirely free as part of its Free Books For Kids program, with another 40,000 books to be given to children in need. 
Returning for its fifth instalment, the initiative seeks to support literacy by making books for […]

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Middle Grade & YA Day | Adelaide Festival | 28 Feb 2021

[ February 28, 2021; ]
Adelaide Festival’s Middle Grade & YA Day
Tweens and Teens can enjoy a day at Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden, featuring a stellar lineup of contemporary authors. 
The day will include Davina Bell (The End of the World is Bigger Than Love),  James Bradley (Ghost Species), Ursula Dubosarsky (The Word Spy and Pierre’s Not There), Will Kostakis (The Monuments series), Jess Scully (Glimpses of Utopia), R.A. Spratt (The […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | 2021

[ February 7, 2021; March 4, 2021; May 2, 2021; June 6, 2021; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia 
Enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery – an exciting introduction to art for children and their families.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery of South Australia on […]

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Adelaide Writers’ Week | Kids’ Day | Adelaide Festival | 27 Feb 2021

[ February 27, 2021; ]
Adelaide Writers’ Week – Kids’ Day
Writers’ Week Opening Weekend has a jam-packed program designed for the youngest of book readers.
Kids’ Day on Saturday, 27 February 2021 features an all-Australian line-up of some of the brightest names in children’s literature including current Australian Children’s Laureate Ursula Dubosarsky (The Terrible Plop and Brindabella), Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys […]

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Confucius Institute Cultural Workshops | Adelaide Festival Centre | 13 Feb 2021

[ February 13, 2021; ]
Confucius Institute Cultural Workshops
Celebrating the 2021 Lunar New Year, the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide will be presenting 3 workshops for you to immerse yourself in traditional Chinese culture and art.
Experience the beauty of the brush stroke as their artists compose the characters of Chinese calligraphy with your Chinese name, take the opportunity […]

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Waterhouse School Holiday Program | SA Museum | Jan 2021

[ January 4, 2021 to January 8, 2021. January 11, 2021 to January 15, 2021. January 18, 2021 to January 22, 2021. ]
Waterhouse School Holiday Program
These school holidays there’s plenty to see and do at the Museum.
Be inspired by this year’s Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition and go along for a self-guided trail through the Museum or take part in four exciting makers workshops.
Draw! Recycle! Explore! | 4 – 8 January 2021, 11am – 12pm or […]

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FREE STEM School Holiday Activity | St Raphael’s School | Parkside | 19 Jan 2021

[ January 19, 2021; ]
FREE STEM School Holiday Activity at St Raphael’s School
This free event is for all children between 4 and 11 years old to enjoy with a parent or guardian. Sessions will be held at St Raphael’s School in Parkside on 19 January 2021 and will be led by St Raphael’s Specialist Numeracy/ STEM Leader.
Children and […]

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Saturn & Jupiter Conjunction and Geminids Meteor Shower | Dec 2020

[ December 4, 2020 to December 21, 2020. ] [caption id="attachment_143024" align="alignnone" width="630"] Credit: NASA via 7news.com.au[/caption]
Saturn & Jupiter Conjunction
Jupiter and Saturn will be the closest they have been since 1623 this December.
Not seen in 800 years, Jupiter and Saturn will align so closely that they will appear to collide when viewed from earth. This is known as the “Christmas Star” or “Star of […]

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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 last 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 Walks – A Month of Walking Tours | 31 Oct – 29 Nov 2020

[ October 31, 2020 to November 29, 2020. ]
Port Walks – A Month of Walking Tours
Port Adelaide Guide is happy to present a festival of walking tours, Port Walks. They have a fantastic program of guided walks lined up highlighting Port Adelaide’s rich history, unique environment, diverse culture, and ongoing tradition of folklore and storytelling.

There are a variety of different tours to choose […]

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Greatest Butcher on Your Block | Learn to Cook with Jessica Rowe | Nov 2020

Greatest Butcher on Your Block
The much loved Crap Housewife is once again working on her culinary skills with some of the country’s greatest butcher’s – which is all about celebrating the ancient craft of butchery and supporting Aussie butchers.
They are teaching some tips and tricks on how to prepare and cook very basic beef and […]

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Online Enrolments Open VACSWIM SA | Dec 2020 – Jan 2021

VACSWIM SA online enrolments for 2020-21 have now opened. 
VACSWIM SA is a government funded initiative that’s been providing South Australian primary school children with water knowledge for more than 50 years.
VACSWIM SA provides primary school aged children with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in the areas of water safety, confidence […]

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Alexander The Great | Alexander Volkanovski’s Children’s Book

Alexander the Great by Alexander Volkanovski
Australia’s UFC Featherweight World Champion, Alexander Volkanovski has recently released a children’s book “Alexander the Great” to inspire little ones with his story.
Aimed at kids aged 3 and up, the book tells the story of Alex’s rise through the ranks of the UFC with messages of positivity and resilience for […]

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Write the World Speechwriting Competition | Entries Close 20 Oct 2020

[ October 11, 2020 to October 20, 2020. ]
Write the World Speechwriting Competition
‘hub’ is a safe, online space for young South Australians to visit, hang out, keep up to date, have their say and connect. This October, hub is featuring a global speechwriting competition brought to you by Write the World.
“The eyes of all future generations are upon you,” Greta Thunburg told world […]

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Australia’s Top 50 Kids Books | 2020

Australia’s Top 50 Kids Book 2020
Each year, Better Reading asks young Australian readers, their families, librarians and teachers to vote for their favourite book.
The 2020 list includes old favourites, newcomers, award winners and some anniversary titles that have stood the test of time. As Better Reading did last year, they have split the list into […]

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MasterChef’s Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis San Remo Online Cooking Event | 25 Sep 2020

[ September 25, 2020; ]
MasterChef’s Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis San Remo Online Cooking Event
An exciting, live and free event will be taking place this Friday with MasterChef’s Callum Hann, leading dietitian Themis Chryssidis and San Remo. 
In an all-South Australian collaboration, Sprout owners Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis have teamed up with San Remo to take on the food […]

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Learn2Swim Week | Free Lesson | 25 Sep – 4 Oct 2020

[ September 25, 2020 to October 4, 2020. ]
Learn2Swim Week – Free Lesson for Children Under Five
Learn2Swim Week 2020 will be held during the Spring school holidays from 25 September – 4 October 2020.
An initiative of Poolwerx, Learn2Swim Week is a national awareness campaign aimed at educating parents on the importance of teaching kids under five to swim. It provides the opportunity to […]

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Free Fun by Scouts SA | Show Time | Sep 2020

[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
Free Fun
Roll up to all the fun of the show but at home. The Show isn’t happening this year but there’s no reason not to make your own show fun at home thanks to Free Fun – Home Delivered. Free Fun is a monthly (free of course) subscription offering with a host of fun activities […]

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Story Puzzles with Swoosh and Glide | eSafety Online Safety Resource

Online Safety Adventures with Swoosh and Glide
The key to establishing online safety as a life-long skill is to start talking about it early, so it becomes a part of everyday life.
Playing eSafety’s story puzzles with young children is a fun way to get the conversation going, while showing them how to use digital technologies in […]

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Professor Flint’s ‘Eromanga: Life in the Prehistoric Sea’ | Marion Cultural Centre | 29 Sep 2020

[ September 29, 2020; ]
Professor Flint’s ‘Eromanga: Life in the Prehistoric Sea’
Travel back in time and dive beneath the The Eromanga Sea; the giant inland sea that once covered much of Australia.
Once there, be prepared to meet some of the strangest, most unique, and most peculiar inhabitants of planet Earth you’ve ever seen. From giant sea-monsters, to fish with […]

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