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25 Things To Do In Winter | Nature Play SA

25 Things To Do In Winter for Adelaide Families by Nature Play SA
Looking for some fun winter inspiration to get out and about with the kids?
Just because it’s winter it doesn’t mean you have to hibernate until spring!  The days are shorter, temperatures are cooler and it’s wetter underfoot, but Nature Play SA’s list of 25 things […]

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at home fun run

At Home Fun Run 2020 | Raise funds for The Smith Family | 12 Jun 2020

[ June 12, 2020; ]
At Home Fun Run 2020
Families across the nation will raise heart rates and funds for Australian children living in poverty who are further disadvantaged by COVID-19, with the inaugural At Home Fun Run held on Friday 12 June 2020.
Home Fun Run has a dual mission; funds raised will help connect Australian children living in poverty […]

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Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path

Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path | Gawler to Port Adelaide

Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path – Second Section Now Open
The second section of the Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path which runs alongside the Northern Connector motorway has now opened. This means people are now able to ride their bike, or walk, from Gawler to Port Adelaide (all off road).
The final section of the […]

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Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk | Hahndorf to Beaumont | 18 Oct 2020

[ October 18, 2020; ]
2020 Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk
Experience the amazing journeys taken by our early German pioneer women as they carried their produce on foot from Hahndorf to Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills.
The Pioneer Women’s Trail is approximately 26km long and mainly follows country roads, laneways and bush tracks through a delightful section of the Adelaide Hills with […]

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Westpac City-Bay Fun Run presented by Sunday Mail | 8 Nov 2020

[ November 8, 2020; ]
Westpac City-Bay Fun Run presented by Sunday Mail
The 2020 48th Westpac City-Bay Fun Run presented by Sunday Mail has been deferred to Sunday 8th November 2020.
The focus of Adelaide’s City-Bay Fun Run is always on the health of participants, volunteers and employees, and this will continue to be of primary importance in 2020.  They are […]

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Angaston to Nuriootpa Track | Cycle the Barossa Valley

Angaston to Nuriootpa Track – Walk & Cycle through the Barossa
The Angaston to Nuriootpa Track is a high quality trail designed for both walking and cycling in the heart of the Barossa Valley.  With a smooth bitumen surface perfect for bike riding, the trail is wider than traditional paths so walkers and cyclists travelling in opposite […]

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TreeClimb Adelaide Reopens from 11 May 2020

TreeClimb Adelaide Reopens from 11 May 2020
TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park, located in the Adelaide city park lands. On March 24 they made the difficult decision to take TreeClimb into ‘hibernation mode’ temporarily after the Australian and South Australian Governments announced tighter restrictions for non-essential businesses. 
Now permitted as part of the South […]

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Hiking & Biking at Mitcham’s Randell Park Reserve | Review

Hiking and biking at Mitcham’s Randell Park Reserve – Review
Sea views and quarry cliff faces are just a few of the things you’ll encounter at this reserve along the Mitcham Trail Network. 
by Carla Caruso
There is nothing better than discovering new places to explore near home – and Randell Park Reserve is one I recently added […]

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Exploring the Tennyson Dunes Discovery Trail | Review

Tennyson Dunes Discovery Trail at Tennyson – Review
You’ll feel further away than the western suburbs when meandering through these ancient dunes … taking you direct to the beach!
by Carla Caruso
I’ve been wanting to check out Tennyson Beach for a while. So, when I was at a loose end one weekend, I found time to tick […]

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Mountain Bike Trail | Barossa Adventure Station | Angaston

Angaston Mountain Bike Trail at Barossa Adventure Station
A one-way 1km trail in the heart of the Barossa, the loop incorporates a range of fun features such as rollers, berms, a wall ride, and timber bridge to improve your riding skills.
TrailScapes completed the design and construction of the Angaston Mountain Bike Trail for The Barossa Council […]

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Sports In Your Backyard | Free Online Programs | Dept for Education

Sports In Your Backyard – Advice from the Department for Education
Backyard sports can help to get the kids outside and remain active while all community sport is put on hold.  Families are encouraged to get creative, but there are plenty of ways kids can keep up their sports skills and burn off energy in the house […]

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PE with joe

P.E. With Joe | Live Home P.E. Sessions | The Body Coach TV

P.E with Joe Monday to Friday – The Body Coach
‘The Body Coach’, Joe Wicks, has become Britain’s (and the world’s) P.E. teacher every Monday to Friday. 
With the recent COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, Joe’s become a huge YouTube sensation with nearly a million people watching his videos from all around the world. He livestreams his […]

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mothers day classic virtual

Mother’s Day Classic Going Virtual | Before 10 May 2020

[ March 26, 2020 to May 10, 2020. ]
Mother’s Day Classic – Going Virtual
The women in Super Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk launch MDC VIRTUAL 2020. 
Unprecedented times require innovative solutions. Have fun, get active and help raise funds online for vital breast cancer research. Raising vital funds for breast cancer research and celebrating the lives of those touched by breast cancer is […]

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Free Workouts with Sam Wood | Kids Workouts at Home

Free Live Workouts at Home with Sam Wood
Families can join Sam Wood from 28 by Sam Wood every morning for a free LIVE workout from home starting Monday 23 March 2020 at 9am (AEDT) so 8.30am Adelaide time.
The workouts will be streamed LIVE on the 28 by Sam Wood Facebook page and all fitness levels are […]

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Sturt Gorge Dam at Sturt Gorge Recreation Park | Flagstaff Hill | Review

Hiking at Sturt Gorge Dam and Sturt Gorge Recreation Park | Review
After a low-key weekend activity? Try a walk to one of Adelaide’s biggest man-made structures.
by Carla Caruso
Often, we travel far and wide to experience awe-inspiring sights, not realising there are many hidden gems right near home.
Enter the Sturt Gorge Dam. When I read about […]

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Open Outdoor Spaces to Explore around Adelaide during COVID-19 Restrictions

Open Outdoor Spaces to Explore around Adelaide during COVID-19 Restrictions
We’ve always known we live in the lucky country here in Australia, but during times like the coronavirus pandemic affecting us all around the world, we should appreciate just how much open space we have to explore at a safe social distance from each other.
There have […]

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Brownhill Creek Recreation Park

Brownhill Creek Recreation Park | Mitcham | Review

Brownhill Creek Recreation Park at Mitcham | Review
Looking to escape somewhere quiet? Try a nature hike at Mitcham’s Brownhill Creek Recreation Park.
by Carla Caruso
Last weekend, my family and I headed to Brownhill Creek Recreation Park for a leisurely hour-long wander. We parked just past the Brownhill Creek Tourist Park and road bridge and stuck to […]

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melanoma march

Melanoma March Adelaide | Henley Square | 22 Mar 2020

Melanoma March – Take steps to beat this killer disease.
Melanoma March Adelaide will commence from the beachside of Henley Square and walk north along the pedestrian walkway to Grange Jetty.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
Following the Federal Government announcement this afternoon banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to slow […]

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weetbix tryathlon

Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon | Adelaide | 2020

Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon 2020
TRYathletes swim in an Olympic-sized pool and cycle on the surrounding closed-roads before running through the parklands around the Adelaide Aquatic Centre.
EVENT POSTPONED: At Sanitarium, the health of our community is our top priority. With the increasing emergence of COVID-19 and in line with the Government’s position on mass gatherings, Sanitarium […]

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Heroes & Villains Roller Skating Disco | Ingle Farm Recreation Centre | 14 Mar 2020

[ March 14, 2020; ]
Heroes & Villains Themed Saturday Night Roller Skating Disco
Join Ingle Farm Recreation Centre on Saturday 14 March for their next themed roller skating disco.
Make sure you come dressed up as your favourite hero or villain for chances to win best dressed!
All children aged under 16 need to be supervised by an adult at all times. […]

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#rideburnside

#rideburnside | Free Pump Track | Burnside Council | Opens 29 Feb 2020

[ February 29, 2020 to February 22, 2021. ]
New #rideburnside Free Pump Track
The City of Burnside has a new ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which opens Saturday 29 February 2020.
The pump track has arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre and will remain there until 15 June 2020, before moving on to the next location.  

The pump track is a […]

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Le Dance Performing Arts School Free Trial Lessons | Feb 2020

Le Dance Performing Arts School  – FREE Trial
LDPA is currently offering FREE TRIAL lessons in all genres (Baby Ballet, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Hiphop, Acro). 
Offering classes from 18 months old through to 18 years old, and located in Trott Park, students enjoy the benefit of a fully equipped studio with mirrors, ballet barres and more.
There […]

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adelaide central relay for life

Adelaide Central Relay for Life | Adelaide Showground | 29 Feb – 1 Mar 2020

[ February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020. ]
Adelaide Central Relay for Life 2020
Celebrating 20 years of Relay For Life in South Australia. 
Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for Cancer Council’s research, prevention and support services.  The first Adelaide Central Relay For Life and Relay For Life in SA was held in 2001. Now, 20 […]

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twilight bike riding

Twilight Bike Riding Sessions at the Road & Cycle Safety Centre | Ridgehaven | 20 Feb & 4 Mar 2020

[ February 20, 2020; March 4, 2020; ]
Twilight Bike Riding Sessions @ the Rd & Cycle Safety Centre
Families can go and experience riding with traffic lights and railway crossings on mini roadways in a safe environment. 
There will be a BBQ Tea including vegetarian options and drinks available at your own cost on the night. The event is BYO Bike and helmet – […]

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Tangari Trails Opening Jam | Woodcroft | 22 Feb 2020

[ February 22, 2020; ]
Tangari Trails Opening Jam in Woodcroft
Young BMX and mountain biking enthusiasts will love the new dirt jump site at Tangari Regional Park, located on the corner of Pine and Pimpala Roads at Woodcroft.
A project combining the City of Onkaparinga and the local community, the council responded when they noticed the community had been maintaining the jumps and […]

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk | South Australia | 17 May 2020

[ May 17, 2020; ]
RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2020
The RSPCA’s most anticipated event for animal lovers and their furry friends is back in 2020 on Sunday the 17th of May at Victoria Park.
Join thousands of people and their pooches as they walk together to show support for the animals of South Australia.
Million Paws Walk is the biggest day on […]

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Marcelo Carrusca Football Academy

Carrusca Football Academy Soccer Development Program | Starts 8 Feb 2020

[ February 8, 2020; February 10, 2020; ]
Carrusca Football Academy 8 Week Soccer (Football) Development Program
Football fanatics and super stars of the future, aged 6– 11 years of age are encouraged to enrol for the 2020 Marcelo Carrusca Football Academy.
The Marcelo Carrusca Football Academy has the desire to build a real ‘football culture’ in Australia starting with an eight-week development program to […]

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Newenham Linear Park & Trail | Open Jan 2020

Newenham Linear Park Trail
Burke Urban are thrilled to announce the new Newenham Linear Park and shared walk and bike path is open to the Newenham and Mount Barker communities.
The Linear Park trail is two-kilometre walk, ride or run from Newenham into the town centre of Mount Barker. This will provide easy access to the retail […]

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E60 Dance Fitness | Child Friendly Classes | Marden

E60 Dance Fitness Classes
E60 classes are open to all and kids are welcome to join in. 
It is a one hour high impact, cardio filled class, playing the best Euro tracks from all things Latino, Greek, Italian, Arabic, Pop, RnB & more.
Each class is $10 for 1 hour. Children under 12 Free.
Class time:
Classes are on Tuesdays at […]

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tree climb charity bbq

TreeClimb Charity BBQ for CFS | Australia Day | 26 Jan 2020

[ January 26, 2020; ]
TreeClimb Charity BBQ for CFS
This Australia Day TreeClimb will be doing their bit to help those affected by the 2020 Bushfires.
TreeClimb will donate 50% of the ticket sales from Sunday 26 January 2020 as well as 100% of takings from a gold coin donation sausage sizzle BBQ to the CFS Foundation.

The CFS Foundation provide financial […]

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AEROkids Open Day | Seacombe Heights | 1 Feb 2020

[ February 1, 2020; ]   
AEROkids Open Day
Do you love to dance and do gymnastics? Do you love to keep fit and have fun? If you answered YES…. then you will LOVE AEROkids! Developed and directed by FISAF Sport Aerobics World Champion, Kylie Thomas, AEROkids is a sport aerobics and fitness program designed for children 5yrs and up who […]

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National Walk Safely to School Day | 15 May 2020

[ May 15, 2020; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day
Primary school aged children across Australia will make those important steps towards a healthier future by participating in National Walk Safely to School Day on Friday 15 May 2020.
National Walk Safely to School Day is a community initiative that aims to raise awareness of the health, road safety, transport and […]

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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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ready steady go come n try

Ready Steady Go Kids Come N Try Day | Stepney | 19 Jan 2020

[ January 19, 2020; ]
Ready Steady Go Kids Come N Try Day
Go along and join Australia’s largest preschool Multisport and exercise program. 
Go and try some of the various sports Ready Steady Go Kidss have on offer, have fun with different games and receive coaching from their Supercoaches. 

New classes have been added to the program at ICA Sportzworx in Stepney in […]

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modbury basketball club open day

Modbury Basketball Club Open Day | Part Proceeds to CFS & SA Fauna Rescue | 18 Jan 2020

[ January 18, 2020; ]
Modbury Basketball Club Open Day
A family fun day with plenty to keep everyone busy. 
The Open Day includes food, entertainment, market stalls, jumping castles, face painters, basketball merchandise and more. Take a picnic blanket and set up a spot on the oval while the kids are kept entertained. Take the opportunity to give basketball a go […]

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westpac family ride

Westpac Family Ride | Santos Tour Down Under | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | 19 Jan 2020

[ January 19, 2020; ]
Westspac Family Ride
Round up the family and ride as a team as you join hundreds of family members riding around the UCI WorldTour track.
Participants have an hour to ride as many laps as they can, so get together, start practicing and set your goal. Cheered on by the crowd gathering for the much-anticipated UCI WorldTour riders […]

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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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FencingSA FREE Come & Try Sessions | Lightsview | 13 & 20 Jan 2020

[ January 13, 2020; January 20, 2020; ]
FencingSA Come & Try Sessions
There will be a free fencing clinic run by Fencing South Australia which will be held during the January school holidays.
The clinic will be held at The Lights Community and Sports Centre on Monday 13 and 20 January 2020. Children aged 5-10 years are welcome to attend from 12pm until 1pm and […]

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Come and Try Kids Yoga | Kanti Yoga | 14 Jan 2019

[ January 14, 2020; ]
Come and Try Kids Yoga at Kanti Yoga Adelaide
Go along to an Inspiring Yogis Kids Yoga free come and try class to see if you would like to book into their term 1 program.
Play-based yoga classes for juniors and primary-aged children to help build strong minds, healthy bodies and compassionate hearts.
Come and try classes are […]

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Adelaide Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt | 2019 & 2020

[ December 1, 2018 to January 20, 2020. ]

Adelaide Scavenger Hunt
Lace up your walking shoes and get ready to experience the city like you never have before. Snap pics, race against the clock, and put your navigation skills to the test as you wander at your own pace.

Tourist, local, or new to Adelaide, this is a lively small group activity that anyone can […]

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