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Movies in the Park | Jumanji (1995) | Thorndon Park | 29 Feb 2020

[ February 29, 2020; ]
Movies in the Park – Jumanji (1995 version)
Go along for a night under the stars at Thorndon Park on Saturday 29 February 2020. There will be activities from 6pm, with the film screening at sundown (approx 8pm).

More details will be released closer to the night, so keep an eye on the Facebook event page for […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Pass to the Adelaide Moonlight Cinema | Botanic Park | Feb 2020

WIN a Family Pass to Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema
Enjoy a film under the stars at Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema in Botanic Park
Moonlight Cinema is set to continue its summer of starlit cinema with tickets on sale today for a jam-packed February of blockbuster entertainment.
Audiences can look forward to must see films of the summer: Little Women, 1917, […]

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Adelaide Hills & Kangaroo Island Recovery Campaign | #BookThemOut

The South Australian Tourism Commission has launched a recovery campaign for the regions devastated by the recent bushfires in South Australia.
The campaign, “Help them out, #BookThemOut”, will focus on encouraging people to visit the Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island to boost bookings and help reinvigorate the local economies.  
Now more than ever, our beautiful Adelaide […]

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Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary Bushfire Fundraiser | Mt Barker Outdoor Cinema | 18 Jan 2020

[ January 18, 2020; ]
Warrawong Sanctuary Bushfire Fundraiser at Wallis Outdoor Cinema
This event offers something special to do with your dog and support a good cause with a special outdoor cinema screening of ‘Dolittle’. 
Gates open at 7:30pm with the movie starting at 8:30pm. Five dollars from every ticket purchased will be donated to Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary to help build a […]

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Free Outdoor Cinema – The Lion King | Klemzig Reserve | 21 Feb 2020

[ February 21, 2020; ]
Free Outdoor Cinema at Klemzig Reserve – The Lion King
A free outdoor movie screening against the scenic backdrop of Klemzig Reserve.
Friday 21 February will feature the Lion King – Disney classic remake. Simba, the young lion prince flees his kingdom after the murder of his father, King Mufasa, only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and […]

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Moonlight Cinema Adelaide | Botanic Park | Review

Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema – Review
Watch a movie under the stars this summer with your family, friends, partner, or dog!
by Brooke Hendry
Have you been wanting to do something a bit different with the kids during the Adelaide school holidays?
How about watching a movie under the stars?
We’ve recently been to check out the Moonlight Cinema, in the […]

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Exploring Marino | Marino Conservation Park & Bandon Terrace Reserve | Review

Day-tripping in Marino, South Australia – including Marino Conservation Park and the new-look Bandon Terrace Reserve 
by Carla Caruso
The suburb of Marino has it all for a day’s adventure, from a lighthouse hike to a rocky beach and a new seaside-themed playground.
For some reason, the suburb of Marino has always called to me like a sea […]

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Environment SA’s 10 Top Spots to Snorkel in South Australia

Image: Carl Charter
Environment SA’s 10 Top Spots to Snorkel in South Australia
South Australia’s marine parks are full to the brim with great spots to snorkel. Here are 10 places to try. 
From leafy sea dragons to giant Australian cuttlefish, about 85 per cent of the marine life in South Australia’s marine parks is found nowhere else […]

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Blue Devil Snorkel | Second Valley Jetty | Dec 2019, Mar & Apr 2020

Blue Devil Snorkel, Second Valley Jetty
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 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, some events may be cancelled or postponed – please check with the venue or organisers directly for clarification.
Professional snorkel leaders and marine biologists […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | New Years Eve & Australia Day Fireworks

[ December 14, 2019 to December 24, 2019. December 26, 2019 to December 31, 2019. January 1, 2020 to January 27, 2020. ]
Semaphore Summer Carnival
Semaphore Summer Carnival is returning for a new season of beachside fun on the foreshore.  Open daily from 11am Saturday 14 December 2019 until Monday 27 January 2020.
Held each year during the summer school holidays, the Semaphore Summer Carnival is a fun-filled outing for the whole family. Enjoy some beachside fun on the […]

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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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South Para Reservoir Reserve Open Day | Reservoirs SA | 7 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019; ]
South Para Reservoir Reserve Open Day
Enjoy a FREE fun-filled morning at the South Para Reservoir Reserve Grand Opening!  SA Reservoirs is teaming up with Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures, Nature Play SA and Trail Running SA to offer a range of FREE activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Following the official opening at 9am, a range […]

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Strawberry Farms to visit in South Australia

Strawberry Farms to visit in South Australia
Strawberry season is here and there are some lovely places to visit not far from Adelaide where you can go and pick fresh strawberries with family and friends or buy them straight from the farm door.
EDITOR’S NOTE:
PLEASE NOTE PICK YOUR OWN PATCHES HAVE NOW CLOSED DUE TO THE COVID-19 […]

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Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign | Clean Up Events around Adelaide | 17, 22 & 23 Nov 2019

[ November 17, 2019; November 22, 2019; November 23, 2019; ]
Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign
Join Sea Shepherd Australia’s Marine Debris Campaign this November and help out at three opportunities to clean our beaches and waterways before summer. 
Sea Shepherd has three Marine Debris Campaign clean up events over the coming fortnight and the public are encouraged to head down and participate to help keep our beaches, […]

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Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema | Botanic Park | 13 Dec 2019 – 16 Feb 2020

Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema
Enjoy a film under the stars at Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema in Botanic Park
Summer is around the corner and Moonlight Cinema is back for the ultimate summer experience under the stars.
The December/January program is jam-packed with acclaimed summer blockbusters, cosy Christmas flicks, fan favourites, fierce female leads and an array of hotly anticipated family-friendly […]

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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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Spring Open Garden | Sophie’s Patch | 9–11 Nov 2019

[ November 9, 2019 to November 11, 2019. ]
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden
There will be a fabulous program of speakers, nurseries, refreshments and surprises providing entertainment and inspiration for the thousands of visitors from across Australia who visit this dry lands garden.
Kids Activities
On Saturday Kate Hubmayer will be running nature craft with kids making nature crowns.
Kristen Messenger from Bugs ‘n’ Slugs will also be there […]

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National Patio Day | Supporting Australians Impacted by Cancer | 7 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019; ]
National Patio Day
Proudly supported by Stratco, National Patio Day is a chance to kick-start summer in style by hosting an event with your family and friends under your favourite patio while raising vital funds to support those affected by cancer.
In 2019, the National Patio Day event will be held on the first Saturday of summer […]

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Minda Coast Park Now Open | North Brighton | Oct 2019

Minda Coast Park Opens to the Public
The new coastal pedestrian and cycling pathway in North Brighton, Minda Coast Park, links the esplanade pathways from Glenelg to Brighton.
The $5.3million project includes a 500-metre long pathway through the Minda Dunes, a multi-use public plaza at Somerton Surf Life Saving Club, along with a large elevated deck and public seating […]

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Kat’s Tales in the Park | Free Storytelling Event | Unley | 24 Nov 2019

[ November 24, 2019; 11:00 am; ]
Kat’s Tales in the Park
Kat’s Tales Storytelling brings her zest and warmth to Morrie Harrell Playground with an original, interactive story to charm kids and families. Go along and help bring the pet shop alive. Make silly noises, dance and sing old favourites to tenor ukulele accompaniment. Take home a free craft.
This is free family […]

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Civic Park Movies | Modbury | Jan & Mar 2020

[ January 10, 2020; January 17, 2020; March 6, 2020; March 13, 2020; ]
Civic Park Movies is a free outdoor cinema experience at Civic Park, Modbury.
With 5 movies in the season, this is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Each night features free entertainment from 6.30pm and delicious food vendors will be on site to cater to all of your dinner and movie […]

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‘Alan the Alpaca’ at Brownhill Creek Tourist Park | Mitcham | Review

Meet Alan the Alpaca – a star of Brownhill Creek Tourist Park
Not many local tourist parks can claim a pet mascot, except this one. 
by Carla Caruso
*Editor’s note: Since posting this story, we’ve heard the sad news that Al passed away unexpectedly from a short illness in January. He’s much missed locally.*
From alpaca-themed kids’ parties to […]

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Triathlon SA | West Lakes Kids Series | Oct 2019 – Mar 2020

[ October 20, 2019; November 17, 2019; January 27, 2020; March 29, 2020; ]
West Lakes Kids Series Triathlons
Triathlon South Australia is proud to bring to you a new kids race series embedded in their Westfield West Lakes Triathlon Series Events.
*CANCELLED* – Due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak this event has been cancelled.
Triathlon Australia has decided to withdraw all sanctioning from events and races on […]

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50 Great Walks & Hikes for Kids & Families | Walking SA | South Australia

50 Great Walks and Hikes for Kids & Families in South Australia
Walking and hiking with kids is a great way for families to spend quality time together outdoors. There are some really easy, short walks in South Australia which are great for little legs, while older kids will enjoy the challenge of more adventurous hikes.
Walking […]

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Fossil Hunters Playground | Naracoorte Caves National Park | Review

Fossil Hunters Playground | Naracoorte Caves Conservation Park
A nature based playground and South Australia’s only World Heritage listed site, get together for a great day of fun and digging into the treasures of our past.
by Natalie Thoo
As you walk up to the Naracoorte Caves Visitor Centre you can’t miss a newly curated playground just off […]

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Playgroup on the Green | Civic Park | 11 Nov 2019

[ November 11, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Playgroup on the Green at Civic Park
Playgroup on the Green at Civic Park in Modbury is a huge outdoor event with fun for everyone.
Featuring all your Playgroup favourites including face painting, messy play, crafts, sensory play, baby-zone and physical play.
There will be something for all ages, including a coffee van for the adults. Hosted by […]

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Spring Guide to the City | Adelaide | Sep – Nov 2019

[ September 18, 2019 to November 30, 2019. ]
Spring guide to the city of Adelaide
Let the city be your playground this spring! With our longer days and warmer nights, it’s the perfect time to seek out city-bound adventures. There’s so much to do and so many places for families to explore.
Pick one of eleven fabulous play spaces to explore with the kids. Find […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Telowie Gorge Conservation Park | Review

Exploring Telowie Gorge – yet another hidden gem in the Southern Flinders Ranges!
by Katrina Gogel
After years of saying ‘we must call in there’ we finally took the turn off from the highway near Port Pirie and ventured into beautiful Telowie Gorge Conservation Park for a family bushwalk.
Telowie Gorge is home to dramatic scenery and a […]

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Civic Park Movies – Home Alone | Modbury | Rescheduled to 15 Nov 2019

[ November 15, 2019; ] Re
Civic Park Movies – Home Alone
**Due to inclement weather, this event has been rescheduled from Friday 8 November to Friday 15 November 2019**
Join Civic Park Movies for their first FREE movie screening for the season – Home Alone.
Arrive early from 6:30pm, share dinner on the park, then sit back, relax and enjoy the movie in […]

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Bat Trail | City of Adelaide | Oct – Dec 2019

[ October 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ]
Walk the Bat Trail in the City of Adelaide
Walk the Bat Trail and look for the 25 bat tags to learn more about Adelaide’s Grey-headed Flying-foxes. See if you can find them all!
The trail is located along the banks of the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari, adjacent Botanic Park.
The Bat Trail will be […]

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Walk the Longest Jetty in South Australia | Port Germein | Review

Port Germein is a small seaside town that boasts a big attraction- the longest jetty in South Australia!
by Katrina Gogel
Located at the top of the Spencer Gulf with the Southern Flinders Ranges as its backdrop, the quiet coastal town of Port Germein is a popular holiday destination and stopover for tourists. In recent years on […]

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Department of Health’s National Public Toilet Map | How to Find a Local Public Toilet

Australian Government Department of Health’s National Public Toilet Map
As part of the National Continence Program, the Toilet Map provides information on over 19,000 publicly available toilets across Australia, including accessibility, opening hours and facilities, such as showers and baby change.  This is great news for parents with little ones who prefer to visit places that […]

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Felixstow Reserve | Natural Playspace | Review

Felixstow Reserve
Review by Susannah Marks
The first thing that impressed me about Felixstow Reserve was the tranquility.  Not in a Bonnie Doon “how’s the serenity?” way, but because of the feeling of being miles from the city and in and amongst nature. It’s a really lovely spot for a wander, or a big gathering.
Felixstow Reserve was […]

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Forest Adventure Day | Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures | Goolwa | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; ]
Forest Adventure Day on Hindmarsh Island
Join Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures for a fun and adventurous family experience exploring the magical forest at their private campsite on Hindmarsh Island.
The Forest Adventure Day is part of the Nature Play SA Festival, an annual festival for children and their families which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature.

Gates […]

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Family Fun Days | Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures | 6 & 13 Oct 2019

[ October 6, 2019; October 13, 2019; ]
Family Fun Days with Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures
Both parents/caregivers and their children can enjoy the outdoors during the October school holidays during the Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures Family Fun Days.
Get yourself and your child outdoors these school holidays whilst participating at the Mt Lofty Adventure Hub.  The Family Fun Day offers encouragement to kids aged […]

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SA Glenelg Beach Clean | 22 Sep 2019

[ September 22, 2019; ]
Glenelg Beach Clean
It’s been over a year since the last beach clean at Glenelg hosted by Our Coast Our Mission and they’re excited to be back for Spring.
This year, Our Coast Our Mission is joined by Adopt A Spot Scheme, AUSMAP, Trash Hero Adelaide and SA Water for this important event. Some exciting news is […]

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Spring Blooms at Eighty Eight O’Connell | North Adelaide | 2-29 Sep 2019

[ September 2, 2019; ]
Welcome Spring at Eighty Eight O’Connell in North Adelaide
Immerse yourself amongst the blooms and welcome spring with a range of free community activities at Eighty Eight O’Connell this September.
Activities include:

‘Bloom’ floral display from 26 August – 29 September 2019
‘Herbie’ the community herb truck
Open air yoga (BYO yoga mat)
Mini golf
Boccia in […]

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Tennyson Dunes Open Day | 22 Sep 2019

[ September 22, 2019; ]
Tennyson Dunes Open Day
Coastal beauty spot, Wara Wayingga-Tennyson Dunes Conservation Reserve, will be a-buzz with activity at its popular annual Open Day.
This year, Tennyson Dunes have a huge new project that you can be directly involved in. Join Sophie Thomson, of Gardening Australia fame, and help them build their very own Native Bee Hotel and […]

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Bushcare’s Big Day Out | Morialta Conservation Park | 22 Sep 2019

[ September 22, 2019; ]
Bushcare’s Big Day Out 2019 – Morialta Conservation Park
Go along to Morialta’s Fourth Creek in the top of the park where the wild things thrive.
Many people love to visit Morialta for its lovely waterfalls, but did you know that in the top of the park is where many threatened species live? Did you also know […]

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SA Spring Garden Festival | Mt Pleasant | 21 Sep 2019

[ September 21, 2019; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
SA Spring Garden Festival 2019
The very picturesque township of Mt Pleasant will be the backdrop to 4th annual SA Spring Garden Festival on Saturday 21st September, 2019.
Mt Pleasant will come alive for the day, with an exceptionally broad variety of plant and garden wares, informative guest speakers and the charming venue. Additionally there will be […]

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