[ April 22, 2022; ]
Family Fun Day & Keith Stephenson Park Play Space Engagement
Mount Barker District Council will host a Family Fun Day on Friday 22 April at Keith Stephenson Park.
This aims to be a day for families to experience and enjoy special moments together. There will be lots of fun activities such as a BBQ, face painting, dot […]
[ April 22, 2022; ]
[ April 19, 2022 to April 21, 2022. April 26, 2022 to April 28, 2022. ]
City of Salisbury April School Holiday Program.
Kids can enjoy fun school holiday activities at the Salisbury Libraries, Community Centres and Hubs School Holiday Program! From learning how to code a robot to getting crafty in the garden, there is always an affordable and fun activity suitable for children of all ages (including youth).
Activities these coming […]
[ April 1, 2022 to April 3, 2022. April 10, 2022; ]
Westival – Family Friendly Festival
Sugar, Spice and all things nice at Lockleys Oval this April with open air cinema, music, delicious food and free fun for the kids! A new community festival in Adelaide’s west is launching in April with an amazing program of FREE family entertainment over two brilliant weekends.
Whether you’re a fan of […]
Easter Holiday Play Streets – 1000 Play Streets Program
There’s nothing like closing the street for some playtime to bring your neighbourhood together.
The City of Onkaparinga are planning ahead for Easter time and are keen to hear from Onkaparinga residents that would like to host their own neighbourhood get together. As an idea, the kids can […]
Smiles, Beats & Treats – Festivals & Local Council Events in South Australia
In South Australia we love getting together for festivals and events, and are spoiled for choice with so many things to see and do year-round.
It’s hard to imagine a festival or event in South Australia that wouldn’t involve councils in its planning, preparation, […]
[ February 12, 2022; March 12, 2022; April 2, 2022; ]
Free Family Friendly Concerts in the Park
Music lovers are invited to enjoy the sunset to a soundtrack of jazz, melodies or symphony in some of The City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters’ beautiful parks.
Concerts in the Park is a series of free, open-air performances featuring music from talented local bands and artists as well […]
[ February 4, 2022; February 11, 2022; February 18, 2022; February 25, 2022; ]
Prospect Twilight Sessions 2022
The much-loved free family friendly outdoor music events, Prospect Twilight Sessions, are held at Prospect Memorial Gardens every Friday night in February.
For over 25 years, the Twilight Sessions have brought some of the most exciting live music, delicious food trucks, entertaining children’s activities, prizes and much more, every Friday night in February […]
Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia
South Australians are lucky to have a mild climate and lots of open space to enjoy local parks, playgrounds and walking trails.
South Australian councils maintain thousands of roads, footpaths, bike paths and cycling trails. They establish parks, gardens and playgrounds and provide other infrastructure to support their use […]
Road & Cycle Safety Centre Opening to the Public in January 2022
The Road & Cycle Safety Centre, located on Hazel Grove in Ridgehaven, is undergoing a $500,000 makeover to provide FREE public access.
The Road & Cycle Safety Centre makes learning how to ride fun for children of all ages. The enclosed open space has a […]
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Tusmore Park Wading Pool Upgrade
The Tusmore Park wading pool has been popular with families, particularly those with toddler-aged children, for many years. However, at more than 50 years old it reached the end of its useful life and has undergone a complete refurbishment.
In recent times, closures of the pool became more frequent […]
[ December 5, 2021; ]
Christies Beach Twilight Christmas Fair
Celebrate the start of the festive season with an afternoon of free family fun and entertainment.
The City of Onkaparinga is excited to be hosting a free community Christmas Fair with Christmas themed entertainment, children’s activities, music and a visit from Santa. There will be a variety of market stalls to purchase […]
Wednesday’s at the Glandore Community Centre
Glandore Community Centre are hosting Wednesday activities for the community.
Bring down a picnic dinner, hang out in the new playground, play lawn games, listen to tunes and enjoy a sausage sizzle in the park while the community makes the most of daylight savings. Sausages will be cooked 4pm to 6.30pm for […]
[ November 13, 2021; ]
A night of speed friending in a fun and supportive environment.
Are you interested in making new friends? Campbelltown City Council are excited to present a free social event for people 18+ on the autism spectrum or who experience social difficulties. This event has been organised by people on the autism spectrum and with lived […]
SA Councils Hiking, Cycling & Walking Trails, Parks & Gardens
South Australia has fantastic walking, hiking and cycling trails, parks and gardens plus sporting and community facilities that are maintained by our local councils. These facilities provide space for friends, families and community groups to keep healthy and spend quality time together.
Our social activities, gatherings and […]
Free Henley Beach Wheelchair Hire
From mid October until April each year, the bookable beach wheelchairs are available for free half-day hire down at Henley Beach.
The wheelchairs enable people living with a disability to go into the water and enjoy the beach safely. They are available for free half-day hire (morning or afternoon) from mid October […]
Libraries in South Australia – Find out what’s on offer at your local council library
Council libraries have always been a haven for book lovers seeking a quiet cosy corner to escape from the world. While they still have cosy corners, couches and an amazing collection of fabulous books for children and adults, they also offer […]
[ September 25, 2021; ]
Yarn Bombing Day & Play Street
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield plan to transform Pateela Street into a colourful streetscape wonderland for everyone to enjoy and explore.
Two free workshops were held in the lead up to this event to teach the basics of yarn bombing so that Pateela Street could be closed to traffic and transformed […]
[ August 17, 2021 to October 25, 2021. ]
Free Pump Track #rideburnside
The City of Burnside has an ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which is available to use for free at various locations throughout the council area.
The pump track initially arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre in February 2020 as part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the […]
Find an Adelaide Outdoor Swimming Pool
As the weather starts to heat up in Spring, you will find most of Adelaide’s public outdoor swimming pools are open from September or October through to late March or April. Many will be open in time for the Spring school holidays.
Below you will find a list of outdoor swimming […]
[ August 28, 2021; ]
Yarn Bombing Beginners Workshop
Go along and learn the basics of Yarn Bombing with local artist Pat Ingram of PJ Arts.
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield plan to transform Pateela Street into a colourful streetscape wonderland for everyone to enjoy and explore. Two free workshops will be held in the lead up the event to teach […]
[ August 15, 2021 6:00 pm to November 30, 2021 6:00 pm. ]
Have you registered your cat?
Did you know that all South Australian councils, the RSPCA and Animal Welfare League use Dogs and Cats Online to identify lost pets and return them to their owners?
If your cat happens to wander too far from home and goes missing, it can be returned to you quickly and easily if […]
Dog Council Parks & Walking Trails in Adelaide
South Australian councils play an important role in supporting dog owners to be active and social, by maintaining infrastructure such as footpaths, walking trails, parks and gardens, and dedicated dog parks.
Councils provide a number of programs, services and facilities to encourage responsible pet ownership including dog obedience, owner education, discounted microchipping services, waste […]
Have your say in your local council area.
SA Councils are continually seeking to improve facilities that will benefit the local community and are actively seeking your feedback. Having your say is a great way to create positive changes in your local neighbourhood.
How to have your say
Simply go to your local council’s website and find […]
Da Costa Reserve Playspace Redevelopment
Work has begun on the redevelopment of the Da Costa Reserve play space at Glenelg East.
When completed, it’ll boast a flying fox, additional monkey bars and more opportunities for toddler play. The works are expected to be complete by the end of May.
The existing Da Costa Reserve Playspace equipment reached the […]
[ 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 […]
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. […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
City of Port Adelaide Enfield Free Bike Hire
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield operates a free bike hire program.
It’s quick and easy to grab a bike and explore the local area. They even have kids bikes so that the whole family can enjoy a day out exploring the area. You will need to bring photo […]
New Central Avenue Reserve Playground at Hallett Cove Officially Open
The new playground at Central Avenue Reserve has officially opened. The playground features a boxie climb with tunnel slide, climbing nets, pommel steppers, balancing bridge and a swinging rope. There’s also a 25-metre flying fox, water play, a sand digger, swings and a sandpit. Little ones […]
Dog Scentsory Garden
This newest dog space is a little different – it’s one of the first purpose-built places for SCENTsational sniffers. The small, fully-enclosed off lead area is ideal for dogs that like to go on sniffari.
This space is not designed for play or socialisation, but rather to encourage one or two dogs at a […]
City of Charles Sturt Playground Renewals | 2021-2022
The City of Charles Sturt council will be renewing seven playgrounds throughout the area for the 2021-2022 financial year.
The Urban Design Team has created draft concept plans for each of the playgrounds and they want to hear community thoughts about the plans and what is important to residents […]
Connect and play in your street – City of Onkaparinga
The City of Onkaparinga is encouraging residents to join their 1000 Play Streets Project, designed to encourage neighbours to connect socially and to allow children to play safely on their closed street. Residents who live in low traffic neighbourhoods in the City of Onkaparinga will […]
[ March 20, 2021; ]
Free Saturday Sessions in the Plaza – Wheelie Kids & Cars Movie
This event includes Wheelie Kids Driving Fun for Kids followed by an outdoor screening of the Cars Movie.
From 11am ride on an inflatable wheelie kid track followed by an outdoor movie screening of Cars Movie at 12:30pm.
Rules will be explained to children before they […]
[ March 13, 2021; ]
Hills Harmony Picnic
Enjoy a picnic in Federation Park celebrating cultural diversity for Harmony Day.
Harmony Day is a celebration of Australia’s cultural diversity – a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home. Join the Adelaide Hills Council and local community groups in Federation Park on Saturday 13 March 2021 from 11am until 2pm […]
Explore a range of programs for babies, toddlers, children and teens at your local council library
South Australia’s local council libraries have cosy corners for quiet reading and an ever-changing range of books, magazines and DVD’s to explore across the One-Card system. They also provide wonderful, safe spaces for families and children of all ages to […]
Local Council Events in Your Neighbourhood in March 2021
It’s festival time in South Australia – a great time to celebrate with family and friends and be entertained at the Adelaide Fringe, experience a cultural event, browse markets and enjoy family movie nights. There are events happening all around the state and your neighbourhood, all supported […]
Yanyarrie Reserve, Edwardstown – Under Construction
See our sneak Peek of the new $359,000 playground currently under construction.
As part of the City of Marion’s upcoming playground upgrades, Yanyarrie Reserve will soon have a new $359,000 playground. Highlights of the new build include a basket swing suspended from a 4.5 metre high tower, a trike track, 3 […]
Smiles, Beats & Treats – Festivals & Local Council Events in South Australia
South Australians are so fortunate to have access to fantastic festivals and events year-round, held in Adelaide and throughout country regions. These range from large festivals like the Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Festival and the Barossa Vintage Festival to local festivals such as Australia […]
Lunch Box Restrictions – Preventing the Spread of Fruit Fly in South Australia
South Australia has been battling fruit fly for 12 months and residents in outbreak or suspension areas are restricted from packing host fruit (fruit that fruit flys like) in their lunch boxes to help curb the spread of fruit fly.
A fruit fly outbreak […]