Archive | May, 2019

Disney Aladdin | In Cinemas 23 May 2019

From shimmering Arabian days to sweeping Arabian nights, Aladdin finally gets its own high-tech, live-action update from director Guy Ritchie.
The much-loved rags-to-riches tale is given fresh life with a talented new cast, including Mena Massoud as the titular street-urchin-turned-prince, Naomi Scott as the bold and beautiful Princess Jasmine, and Navid Negahban as her protective father […]

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2040 | Join the Regeneration | In Cinemas 23 May 2019

2040 – Join the Regeneration
2040 is a hybrid feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW!
Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve […]

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Obi’s 4th Birthday Party | Adelaide Zoo | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; ]
Obi the pygmy hippo is turning four years old and you’re invited to his birthday bash.
Plan a day at Adelaide Zoo on Saturday 25 May and watch Obi enjoy a delicious cake filled with his favourite fruits and vegetables to celebrate this milestone.

Then, after the celebrations spend the day with the rest of the Zoo’s […]

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Cunning Little Vixen | State Opera South Australia | Review May 2019

Cunning Little Vixen | Review
Fun opera caper in forest.
Cunning Little Vixen is opera like you’ve never seen it before, with magical forest creatures, child performers, bright colours, and comedy – in a non-traditional setting.
As a parent, you hope to raise well-rounded children. And one way to help do that is to immerse them in […]

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Newman’s Nursery Ruins Walk | Vista | Review May 2019

Newman’s Nursery Ruins Walk
Some mums on Mother’s Day like pancakes in bed or the latest celebrity fragrance. I alternatively used the day as an excuse to drag my family of four on a hike. But as I knew would happen, they enjoyed the experience just as much as I did!
I stumbled across information about the […]

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Dirty Days Mountain Bike Series | Bike SA | Jun – Oct 2019

[ June 23, 2019; July 21, 2019; August 18, 2019; October 20, 2019; ]
Dirty Days Mountain Bike Series
Bike SA is already well known in the mountain bike world for the Dirty Weekend, which has seen many mountain bikers take to the trails since the first event back in 2001!
Bike SA also offers another, more casual foray into mountain biking with Dirty Days. Featuring two skill level options, Dirty […]

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Comedy Capers Gang Show | Playford | 24 May – 1 Jun 2019

[ May 24, 2019 to June 1, 2019. ]
Comedy Capers Gang Show
For 54 years, the Comedy Capers Gang Show has entertained Adelaide families and provided opportunities for hundreds of Scouts and Guides.
When you combine pure enthusiasm, tradition and community you get the Comedy Capers Gang Show, that along with the Gang Show itself, are the two longest running theatre shows in Adelaide!
A highly […]

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CanDance for a Cure | Adelaide Entertainment Centre | 1 Jun 2019

[ June 1, 2019; ]
CanDance For a Cure 2019
CanDance For a Cure, celebrating its 10th year, is proud to be supporting the University of Adelaide’s “CanDance Australia Cancer Research Laboratory”.
CanDance for a Cure is a massive show including over 30 dancing and high schools from SA and NSW.  Now celebrating their 10 year anniversary, they are very proud, with […]

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World Environment Day | Beat Air Pollution | 5 Jun 2019

[ June 5, 2019; ]
World Environment Day 2019
This World Environment Day, learn more about the air pollution around you, and how we can #BeatAirPollution
A platform for Action

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Since it began in 1974, the event has grown to become a global platform for […]

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Nature Play for Families | World Environment Day | 28 May & 1-2 Jun 2019

[ May 28, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. June 1, 2019; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. June 2, 2019; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Wild Imagination celebrate World Environment Day with Nature Play for Families
Wild Imagination is an award winning nature play program which has seen more than 15,000 children experience the joy of outdoor free play.  Their World Environment Day program offers a variety of family fun events. Due to the range of activities planned, they recommend kids […]

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National Reconciliation Week | South Australia | 27 May – 3 Jun 2019

[ May 27, 2019 to June 3, 2019. ]
National Reconciliation Week 2019
Grounded in Truth: Walk Together with Courage
NRW is celebrated every year between the 27th of May and the 3rd of June. These two dates commemorate two very significant events in Australia’s history: the 1967 Referendum, which gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and […]

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Belly Baby & Beyond Parenting Fair | Plant 4 Bowden | 2 Jun 2019

[ June 2, 2019; 11:00 pm; ]

Belly Baby & Beyond – Mini Boutique Parenting Fair
This brand new 2 day event provides an incredible selection of well-known and independent boutique brands from must-have local, regional and interstate businesses that allow each attendee to venture through a journey of ‘Belly Baby & Beyond’.
With over 80+ boutique vendors, this will be a perfect shopping […]

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South Australia’s Golden North Judged Best Ice Cream | 2019

Golden North Rated Australia’s Best Ice Cream Again
Golden North has been judged Australia’s best ice cream for the second year in a row.
The popular South Australian-made ice cream came out on top in the categories of taste, consistency, variety and overall satisfaction following an independent customer survey by Canstar Blue of more than 1,300 consumers […]

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SkatingAt Festival | Ice-Skating in Victoria Square | 28 Jun – 21 Jul 2019

[ June 28, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
SkatingAt Festival is in Adelaide this Winter.
The SkatingAt Festival is in Adelaide this Winter and it promises to turn Victoria Square into a world of enchantment, magic and wonder with an open-air ice rink, rides, entertainment and food and drink.
READ OUR ICE SKATING TIPS – GUIDE FOR FAMILIES HERE
ACTIVITIES
Ice Skating Rink
At the heart of the […]

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Competitive Entries Now Open | Royal Adelaide Show 2019

Entries are now open for the 2019 Royal Adelaide Show competitions!
From arts, crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Royal Adelaide Show offers you and YOUR KIDS the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories.
Whether you’re artistic, creative, talented or have the greatest pet in the world, the Show has a […]

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Mega Toy Fair | Adelaide Showground | 1-2 Jun 2019

[ June 1, 2019 to June 2, 2019. ]
Mega Toy Fair 2019 at Adelaide Showground
The annual “Mega” Toy Fair is back again for 2019.
Now in its 26th year since the fair began, the Mega Toy Fair is Australia’s premier annual old toys, collectables and model fair.

As always (in recent years) they are holding the event on the weekend before the June long weekend. […]

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CheeseFest + FERMENT | Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka | 26 & 27 Oct 2019

[ October 26, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Food.  FERMENT.  Wine.
CheeseFest & FERMENT presents all things Cheese and all things Fermented.  The match made in HEAVEN just got CHEESIER!
Australia’s biggest Cheese Festival and only Fermentation Festival has been combined into one location over two days this Spring.  Celebrating the match made in heaven – Cheese and Wine – with all things fermented has never […]

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Australian Beach Games & Food Truck Carnivale | Semaphore Beach | 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2019

[ November 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019. ]
Australian Beach Games & Food Truck Carnivale
Australian Beach Games & Free Food Truck Carnivale are coming back to Semaphore Beach in 2019.
Over one mammoth weekend at Semaphore, Australian Beach Games combines with Australia’s Food Truck Carnivale to offer all ages an exciting multisport festival. Imagine playing the sport you love with your mates, on or […]

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See Glow in the Dark Ghost Mushrooms | Mount Gambier | May & June 2019

Photo credit:@andrew__burston (via IG)
Ghost Mushroom Lane | Now Open
The 2019 Ghost Mushroom season has started at Ghost Mushroom Lane in Glencoe.
ForestrySA is pleased to offer you the chance to experience the brilliant glow first hand – free of charge! The Ghost Mushroom (Omphalotus nidiformis) is a bioluminescent fungus that emits a soft green glow at night. […]

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Beer & BBQ Festival | Adelaide Showground | 12-14 Jul 2019

[ July 12, 2019 to July 14, 2019. ]  
Beer & BBQ Festival 2019
The Beer & BBQ Festival is back in Adelaide again this July for their 5th birthday.
The Beer & BBQ Festival is back for it’s 5th birthday and they have a cracker of a line-up with something for everyone.  Their program is ever evolving so check back for updates via their Facebook […]

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Fork of the Ages | Hart’s Mill Port Adelaide | 1 Jun 2019

[ June 1, 2019; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Fork of the Ages at Hart’s Mill in Port Adelaide
Fork on the Road is returning to Port Adelaide on the first weekend in June with all your favourite food trucks, craft drinks, kids entertainment, great tunes, a dance floor and some wonderful art from local Port Adelaide artists.

Kicking off from midday, head along with family […]

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Mahnew Orchard Apple Picking

Pick Your Own Apples in the Adelaide Hills | Mahnew Orchard, Lenswood | 18 May 2019

[ May 18, 2019; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples
Mahnew Orchard in the Adelaide Hills are opening up their orchard for the final time this season for visitors to pick their own Pink Lady Apples.
After the success of the recent Pink Lady Weekend, Mahnew Orchard are hosting another Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples event. This event will be […]

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Lollipop Markets | Morphettville | 3 Feb, 19 May & 8 Sep 2019

[ February 3, 2019; May 19, 2019; September 8, 2019; ]
Lollipop Markets – Baby & Kids Market
Lollipop Markets is a highly reputable, established market which has been helping work-at-home Mums and Dads and small businesses showcase their goodies for 8 years.
The Lollipop Market showcases unique, boutique and handmade, or of limited supply items for expecting parents, babies and children. There is something for everyone. The […]

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Wear Orange Wednesday | Support the SES | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; ]  
Wear Orange Wednesday to support the SES
The SES is painting the town ORANGE for Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) on 22 May 2019 and you can join in the fun.  Get your family and friends to wear something orange to work or school to thank our SES volunteers.
WOW Day is a national campaign with a […]

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Election Day Sausage Sizzles Around Adelaide | 18 May 2019

[ May 18, 2019; ]
Where to find sausage sizzles and cake stalls around Adelaide
Everyone loves a good snag, particularly on voting day. Think of it as a reward for all the hard work of voting. You’ll also be supporting your local community. See the list of places below hosting a sausage sizzle on Election Day.

Adelaide & Inner City
Gilles Street […]

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National Simultaneous Storytime | Alpacas with Maracas | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; 10:30 am; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2019
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is an annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books.
Now in its 19th successful year, it is a colourful, vibrant, fun event that aims to promote the value of reading and literacy, using an Australian children’s book that explores age-appropriate themes, and […]

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Year 7 & 8 Information Evening | Hills Christian Community School | Verdun | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; ]
Year 7 & 8 Information Evening at Hills Christian Community School – New Developments & New Opportunities
Visit Hills Christian Community School and see how wonderful a life at a boutique school in the Adelaide Hills can really be. You will have the opportunity to meet key staff and hear from the Year 7 & 8 […]

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Arbor Day | Community Planting Day along the River Torrens | 16 Jun 2019

[ June 16, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Arbor Day – Community Planting Day along the River Torrens
You’re invited to bring your friends and family and get your hands dirty for Arbor Day. This free community planting event will be held along the River Torrens, at the end of Torrens Avenue in Lockleys.
The site is a long-term watercourse restoration project winding along the […]

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Construction Begins for New Variety Children’s Zoo | Adelaide Zoo | May 2019

Construction Begins for New Variety Children’s Zoo at Adelaide Zoo
It has been announced that construction for Adelaide Zoo’s exciting new Variety Children’s Zoo is now underway.
The $1.1 million project will have kids connecting to nature like never before thanks to the interactive and immersive precinct adjacent to the ever-popular Nature’s Playground. Once construction is completed, […]

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Ramadan Carnival | Islamic Society of South Australia | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; ]
Ramadan Carnival 2019
The Islamic Society of South Australia are holding Adelaide’s first Ramadan Carnival on Saturday 25 May 2019.
They invite you to celebrate a Ramadan evening and experience a night of festivities, feasts and entertainment.
Celebrate unity and diversity within the community. Learn about the significance of Ramadan within the Islamic faith.
This invitation is extended to […]

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Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade
The whole community is invited for the official opening of the recently upgraded Oaklands Estate Reserve with City of Marion Mayor, Kris Hanna from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 25 May 2019.
The event is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the reserve’s $825,000 upgrade. The work completes the 12 […]

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Calm and Confident Kids | Free seminar with Child and Adolescent Psychologist Kirrilie Smout | 24 Jun 2019

[ June 24, 2019; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Calm and Confident Kids
A free seminar with Kirrilie Smout, a Child and Adolescent Psychologist.
This seminar covers the 12 most important steps parents can take to help worried, sad and stressed kids.
The seminar is designed to be practical and give strategies that parents can immediately use with children in all situations. Despite the serious topic, there […]

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New Owner

New Owner | DreamBIG Festival | Adelaide Festival Centre | 22-26 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019 to May 26, 2019. ]
New Owner – By The Last Great Hunt
A story of love, loss and new beginnings from the creators of the international smash hit The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer.
Bart is a boisterous puppy waiting to be chosen from the animal shelter. Mabel is a lonely widow, trying to fill the hole in her […]

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Gilles at the Grounds | Adelaide Showground | May-Sep 2019

[ May 19, 2019; June 2, 2019; June 23, 2019; July 21, 2019; August 4, 2019; September 22, 2019; ]
Gilles at The Grounds
Gilles at The Grounds Market is held in the Old Brick Dairy Pavilion, Adelaide Showground.
The Gilles Street Market originated in 2008 in the heart of Adelaide at the historic, Gilles Street Primary School. Heralded as Adelaide’s original fashion and design marketplace, Gilles Street has provided a platform for emerging and established designers […]

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Park of the Month | Para Wirra Conservation Park | Free Vehicle Entry | May 2019

[ May 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
Para Wirra Conservation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month – May 2019
Celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park this May.
Located less than one hours’ drive from Adelaide, this park is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. It’s popular with groups of families and friends who enjoy the park’s wildlife, picnicking, […]

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Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour | Capri Theatre | 3 Aug 2019

[ August 3, 2019; 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour 2019
Showcasing over 2 hours of the most inspirational and entertaining films. Celebrating adventurous women from independent filmmakers around the globe.
The Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour will enthral both the avid adventurer and the armchair adventurer alike. Featuring a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles, covering topics relevant […]

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REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme | Terms 3 & 4 2019

[ July 22, 2019 to September 27, 2019. October 14, 2019 to December 13, 2019. ]
REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme
Starting School in 2020? REM+ Tuition’s Pre-School Phonics Reading Programme, written by Jenny Allen (Director of REM+ Tuition) 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 they will […]

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Regurgitator Kids Show to Headline Big Family Weekend | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; 3:00 pm; ]
Regurgitator’s Pogogo Kids Show to headline the Big Family Weekend Elder Hall Outdoor Stage!
This new project sees renowned Brisbane mashup rock/electro/punk/poppin’ funtime outfit Regurgitator cooking up a sugar-soaked record written especially for kids!
Longtime Regurgitator trio Ben Ely, Quan Yeomans and Pete Kostic joined by the effervescent Koko direct from Planet Rainbow have already struck a […]

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BRIXPO | LEGO® Exhibition | Morphettville Racecourse | 13 & 14 Jul 2019

[ July 13, 2019; July 14, 2019; ]
BRIXPO
BRIXPO is Adelaide’s fan built LEGO® model exhibition and interactive play event to be held at Morphettville Racecourse.
Southern Bricks LEGO® User Group (SBLUG) is bringing a brand new LEGO® interactive play and model exhibition to Adelaide on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2019. Being in the middle of the July school holidays, Brixpo offers […]

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Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide | 9-22 May 2019

[ May 9, 2019 to May 16, 2019. May 22, 2019; ]
Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from our very own Adelaide!
The space station is the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up. Visible to the naked eye, it looks like a fast-moving plane only much higher and travelling […]

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