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Corpse Flower Blooms at Adelaide Botanic Garden | 3 & 4 January 2017

[ January 3, 2017 to January 4, 2017. ]
The rotting flesh-smelling Titan arum, Ganteng (Amorphophallus titanum), better known as the Corpse Flower – has begun flowering at Adelaide Botanic Garden’s Bicentennial Conservatory!
If you missed it when one bloomed at Mt Lofty Botanic Garden here’s your chance to see it in the city, but you only have around 48 hours to see it.

The Conservatory’s […]

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Australia Day in the City | Parade, Concert & Fireworks | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Australia Day in the City – Parade, Concert & Fireworks is South Australia’s largest Australia Day celebration held in the heart of Adelaide at Elder Park.
Join more than 40,000 people celebrating Australia’s national day!

Australia Day in the City-Parade, Concert & Fireworks is an event where everyone can come together and celebrate what it means to […]

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Chemistry in a Cup and iRobots | Science Club | 19 Jan 2017

[ January 19, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Science Club – Chemistry in a Cup and iRobots
Pop, fizzle, learn and giggle with these fun and friendly Chemistry in a Cup experiments. Plus, explore the exciting world of robotics with Ollie, the trick robot!

Using the latest iPad apps, drive and race Ollie through a maze of your own creation, or perform a crazy trick […]

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Litha | Cirque Nocturne | 7 Jan 2017

[ January 7, 2017; 3:00 pm; ]
Cirque Nocturne presents Litha, a afternoon of fun and frivolity in celebration of summer, circus style!
The event will be held in Victoria Square on 7 January 2017, and includes all ages come-and-try workshops in a variety of different circus activities, such as juggling, acrobatics, stilt walking and more.

The event concludes with a FREE show performed by Adelaide’s […]

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Kids Christmas (Under 7’s) | Trinity Church | 24 Dec 2016

[ December 24, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
Kids’ Christmas at Trinity Church
Kids under 7 are invited to this fun Christmas Eve gathering!
This is an easy, no-stress Christmas event—specially designed for children under 7 years of age—that tells the Christmas story and has simple carols. Followed by a jumping castle and afternoon tea for the kids!

Free car parking is available in the church car […]

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Curious Christmas at the South Australian Museum | 3 Dec 2016

[ December 3, 2016; ]
Curious Christmas at the South Australian Museum
Feeling Curious? Drop into the South Australian Museum to find out all about the Curious Beasts!
Want to step away from the bustle of Christmas preparations? Join in the fun at the South Australian Museum for free, drop-in craft activities in the Museum’s main foyer. Make a Christmas card using […]

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Christmas in Rundle Mall

What’s on this Christmas in Rundle Mall | Christmas in Adelaide

[ November 23, 2016 to January 9, 2017. ]
What’s on this Christmas in Rundle Mall
Get into the festive spirit!
There’s so much to see this Christmas in Rundle Mall. From Christmas-themed food, to a forest of real Christmas trees, to a beautiful Christmas carousel there are so many magical activities to enjoy.

Visit the Festive Forest this Christmas in Rundle Mall
As you wander through Rundle Mall you will […]

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Fork on the Road birthday celebration

Happy Forkth Birthday – Fork on the Road Birthday Celebrations | 18 Nov 2016

[ November 18, 2016; 5:00 pm; ]
Happy Forkth Birthday  – Fork on the Road birthday celebrations
Somehow, Australia’s first Food Truck festival has made it to its Forkth birthday!! Come along and celebrate Fork On The Road’s Forkth birthday, featuring all your favourite food trucks and 20 craft breweries, plus awesome local wine and cider.
Fork on the Road Forkth Birthday Food Line Up
The […]

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Lighting of the Christmas Tree & Outdoor Cinema | Victoria Square | 2 Dec 2016

[ December 2, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]
Watch the Giant Christmas Tree light up in Victoria Square
Enjoy a free outdoor cinema and watch the giant Christmas Tree light up in Victoria Square this Christmas! All the fun is kicking off on Friday 2 December 2016, with live music, face painting, kids activities and food vendors on-hand from 6pm. The lighting of the […]

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Adelaide Motorsport Festival

Adelaide Motorsport Festival | 19 & 20 Nov 2016

[ November 19, 2016 to November 20, 2016. ]
Adelaide Motorsport Festival
Adelaide comes alive to the sound of Classic Motorsport again over the weekend of 19 and 20 November 2016 as the Adelaide Parklands venue is transformed into the hub for the coming together of two significant motorsport events, both with a nostalgic theme: The Shannons Classic Adelaide Rally and the Victoria Park Sprint.
The […]

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Carols By Candlelight | Elder Park | 11 Dec 2016

[ December 11, 2016; 2:00 pm; ]
Woolworths Carols by Candlelight in Elder Park
The spectacular Woolworths Carols by Candlelight, proudly presented by QBE and the Government of South Australia has been a wonderful Christmas tradition in South Australia for over 70 years, attracting generations of families to enjoy classic Christmas carols in beautiful Elder Park. The 2016 Woolworths Carols by Candlelight will feature outstanding […]

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Why we love living in South Australia

Top 5 Reasons Why South Australia is Great for Families | Why we love living in Adelaide

Top five reasons why South Australia is great for families and why we love living in Adelaide
The Lonely Planet has just named South Australia the 5th best region in the world to visit in their 2017 Best in Travel top 10 list.
Here at Play & Go we’re not surprised – we may be biased but we think Adelaide […]

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Unley Vintage Fair

Saturday on Oxford: Unley Vintage Fair | 5 Nov 2016

Saturday on Oxford: Unley Vintage Fair
On Saturday 5 November 2016 Oxford Terrace will be closed off for Unley Libraries’ birthday celebrations. Join the community for a vintage fair, demonstrations and performances. It is Unley Libraries’ 50th birthday and they are going to celebrate with style.
On the street at the Unley Vintage Fair/Street Party:
Tintype Traveller mobile darkroom photography • […]

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Walk For Prems

Walk for Prems 2016 | 23 Oct 2016

[ October 23, 2016; 9:30 am; ]
Walk For Prems 2016
Enjoy a great family day out at Adelaide’s Walk for Prems event and help raise funds for Life’s Little Treasures Foundation.

Each year thousands of babies are born premature or sick. With your help, Life’s Little Treasures Foundation can support these families along their journey. On 23 October 2016, at locations throughout Australia, families, […]

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Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) Open Day | Adelaide | 12 Nov 2016

[ November 12, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
SA Metropolitan Fire Service Open Day – Straight After the Pageant!
The annual Metropolitan Fire Service Open Day will be held on Saturday, 12 November 2016, straight after the Credit Union Christmas Pageant! Take a short walk from the pageant to join in the family fun for FREE as the Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) opens the […]

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Spring Fete Spicer Church

Spring Fête at Spicer Uniting Church, St Peters | 29 Oct 2016

[ October 29, 2016; 8:30 am; ]
Spring Fête at Spicer Uniting Church
There’s always something for everyone at the annual Spicer Uniting Church Spring Fête, whether you love picking over bric-a-brac, rifling through books and magazines, measuring up flora for the front yard, or drooling over yummy jams and cakes.

There’ll be devonshire teas to devour, craft displays to inspect, live music and, […]

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Time for Kids Lionhearts Lunch

Time for Kids Lionhearts Lunch | 21 Oct 2016

[ October 21, 2016; 12:00 pm; ]

Time for Kids LionHearts Lunch
Enjoy a spectacular range of local wines and a delicious meal prepared by the Lion Hotel’s chefs while raising funds for volunteer care organisation Time for Kids.

Time For Kids is a not-for-profit organisation that matches volunteer carers with children and young people who experience social isolation, economic and other complex forms […]

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Chemistry Spectacular

School of Physical Sciences: Chemistry Spectacular Show | University of Adelaide | 23 Nov 2016

[ November 23, 2016; 6:15 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Chemistry Spectacular – a free chemistry stage show
The School of Physical Sciences at the University of Adelaide is proud to present a Free Event for the general public to attend.
This is an exciting Chemistry Stage Show featuring a range of spectacular, thrilling and attention grabbing experiments and demonstrations which will motivate, inspire and delight!
The Chemistry […]

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Government House Open Day | 23 Oct 2016

[ October 23, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Government House Open Day
Learn about the current workings of Government House and explore the gardens at Government House Open Day.
Visitors are welcome to view the State Rooms of Government House, which has been the home of every Governor since the House was built in 1839.

Government House staff and volunteer guides will provide an insight on how […]

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Beans & Sprouts Family Day | Glover Playground | 15 Oct 2016

[ October 15, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
City South Association is thrilled to present another of its free family day events – Beans & Sprouts!
This time it will be held at a different playspace to celebrate the fabulous Glover Playground on South Terrace in the City (near the corner of Pulteney St).

It all happens on Saturday 15 October 2016 from 10am to 5pm.

Go along and […]

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2016 Credit Union Christmas Pageant | 12 Nov 2016

[ November 12, 2016; 9:00 am; ]

2016 Credit Union Christmas Pageant – Saturday 12 November 2016
It’s time to start counting down the sleeps!
People of all ages gather along Adelaide’s streets each November to welcome the Credit Union Christmas Pageant. It’s the traditional start of the festive season, with more than 320,000 happy faces lining the 3.3 kilometre route to welcome Father Christmas. […]

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Velo Precinct

The Velo Precinct | Spokey Dokey Indoor Play Cafe | Victoria Park | Review

The Velo Precinct Review
“On ya bike” Lycra optional at The Velo Precinct!
Am I dreaming? From where I am sitting, all three children ranging in age from five to 12 are happily playing outside, the sun is shining and the birds are singing. I am drinking a coffee, eating a glorious bowl of colourful granola, without the normal […]

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Treasure Hunt for Nature

Treasure Hunt for Nature 2016 | Nature Foundation SA | Sunday 30 Oct 2016

[ October 30, 2016; ]
Treasure Hunt for Nature 2016
The Treasure Hunt For Nature will be held on Sunday 30 October 2016. Save the date! Come as a participant or an event volunteer to this enjoyable fact finding and fundraising activity held at the Nature Hub in Botanic Park. The trail includes the  Botanic Gardens, River Torrens, Art Gallery, SA Museum […]

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Multicultural Storytime | Wednesdays in Aug & Sep 2016

[ August 10, 2016; 10:30 am; August 24, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
Multicultural Storytime
Come and experience Multicultural Storytime in English and Mandarin: a session full of music & song, presented by the School of Chinese Music & Arts. Multicultural Storytime is a fun way for young children to learn bilingual rhymes.

The Adelaide City Council Libraries are pleased to announce that City Library will be working with the School of Chinese […]

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A Day in Adelaide with the Kids | Things to do in the City

[ July 14, 2016 12:00 am to July 24, 2016 12:00 am. ]
A day in the City of Adelaide
If you’re heading into the city with the kids, you may like to add in an extra stop while you’re there and squeeze in some extra fun – especially during the school holidays. Whether you’re seeing a show; ice skating at Alpine Winter Village; going to the Zoo or […]

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