[ January 5, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 29, 2020; March 1, 2020; October 4, 2020; November 1, 2020; December 6, 2020; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia
Enjoy monthly fun-packed days of art, activities and entertainment for families with children aged 3-12 years.
Start at the Gallery is an exciting introduction to art for children and their families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, Start is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, […]
[ January 5, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 29, 2020; March 1, 2020; October 4, 2020; November 1, 2020; December 6, 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 […]
[ January 20, 2020 to January 22, 2020. ]
REM+ Tuition : Unlock Potential. Get Results.
At REM+ Tuition, the mission is to create positive futures through supporting and motivating students, and developing their confidence in ways that schools can’t.
REM+ Tuition offers Adelaide students of all ages face-to-face tuition in small groups. Classes are organised by year group and subject, and are available for pre-school children, […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
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? […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ August 25, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Port Noarlunga Beach Clean | Sea Shepherd
Celebrate Marine Park of the Month by taking part in this FREE Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign event at Port Noarlunga.
This time there will be some amazing guests along with a first ever fun run. Learn more about what a Marine Park is, about plastic pollution and help the […]
The One & All Tall Ship Open Days
IMPORTANT UPDATE 16 MARCH 2020:
Following the Federal Government announcement banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to slow the spreading of COVID-19, all events for the remainder of the One & All Tall Ship Open Days have been postponed – please check with the […]
See South Australia’s Ethel Shipwreck Fully Exposed
Now is the time to visit Innes National Park to see the Ethel Shipwreck fully exposed.
Unlike other South Australian historic shipwrecks, the Ethel Shipwreck is unusual due to it being on land rather than under water. Recently, the Ethel has become fully exposed again and can be seen without […]
[ August 31, 2019; 5:00 pm; ]
Star Gazing at Mylor Oval – **SOLD OUT**
After a sold out session in March, the Adelaide Hills Science Hub are once again travelling from the moon to the edge of the universe.
Rug up, take along a picnic rug, watch the sunset and view the night sky through powerful computerised telescopes.
Drinks, coffee and and gourmet BBQ […]
[ August 25, 2019; ]
Dunluce Castle History Tour & Devonshire Tea
Booking a Tour at the historical Dunluce Castle contributes to the preservation of a Historically Listed Building and helps to keep its stories alive.
These tours and other events are being held at Dunluce to bring in revenue for all the expensive preservation projects. With the help of the community, […]
[ September 12, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Braving the Elements Show
To celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table as part of the International Year of the Periodic Table, join the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) SA Branch’s guest lecturer Dr Peter Wothers for an exciting and explosive journey through the elements.
This demonstration filled lecture will show you the genius of Mendeleev’s discovery […]
[ August 17, 2019 to August 18, 2019. ]
Festival of the Magpie at Cleland Wildlife Park
Known for their sweet song and sometimes vicious aerial assaults, the magpie is a highly intelligent bird, and one that is often misunderstood.
To help gain a better understanding of magpies and their habits, Cleland Wildlife Park is holding a two day ‘Festival of the Magpie’ event on the […]
[ August 24, 2019; ]
SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange
If you love film and are interested in science go along to the SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange event.
On Saturday 24 August, six films will be screened at The Science Exchange across four sessions straight from this year’s SCINEMA International Science Film Festival in support of National Science Week. A dedicated […]
[ August 11, 2019; ]
Kids Navigate Neuroscience
Why does food not taste good when we have a cold? Is the word “Yanny” or “Laurel?” How do neurons communicate? What does the brain look like up close?
In this interactive National Science Week children’s event, held by the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide, kids will get […]
What boys need to hear: How the ways we talk to – and don’t talk to – boys affects them | Free Presentation | 6 Aug 2019
[ August 6, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
What Boys Need to Hear – Encouraging Emotional Honesty in our Sons
Giving boys “permission” to express their feelings can help to prevent depression, aggression and addiction as they grow into men, according to a leading visiting educator.
World-respected authority on masculinity, Professor Andrew Reiner, will visit Prince Alfred College next week where he will present a […]