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Adelaide Heirloom Weekend | The Diggers Club | 6 & 7 Apr 2019

[ April 6, 2019 to April 7, 2019. ]
Adelaide Heirloom Weekend – Adelaide Botanic Garden
The Adelaide Heirloom Weekend returns for its 4th year
Hosted by the Diggers Club and Friends of the Botanic Gardens on 6 and 7 April 2019, Heirloom Weekend is a celebration of heirloom vegetables and gardening.
Enjoy a huge range of free activities, including gardening and cooking workshops at The Diggers […]

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Science Alive! & Tonsley Open Day | Free Event | 24 Mar 2019

[ March 24, 2019; ]
Science Alive! & Tonsley Open Day
A partnership between Tonsley and Science Alive!, this FREE family-friendly event gives members of the public the opportunity to see, hear and touch the innovations and technologies being developed or utilised at Tonsley.
In 2008, the last car rolled off the Mitsubishi manufacturing line at Tonsley. Ten years on, the site […]

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Ocean Film Festival World Tour | Capri Theatre | 16 Mar 2019

[ March 16, 2019; ]
Ocean Film Festival World Tour
With a vision to mesmerise and captivate, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface.
Featuring all new films, this carefully curated selection of short films document the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrates the divers, surfers, […]

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Ancient Jungle Temples Miniature Diorama Workshop | Coromandel Valley | 23 Mar 2019

[ March 23, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Ancient Jungle Temples Miniature Diorama Workshop
Learn how to make your own miniature diorama set in the misty jungles.
In this creative two hour workshop, participants are guided step-by-step in bringing their own miniature temple scene to life with all materials provided. At the end of the workshop, each participant gets to take home their very own […]

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Adelaide Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo | Adelaide Showground | 13 & 14 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 14, 2019. ]
Adelaide Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo
The Adelaide Pregnancy, Babies & Children’s Expo allows parents to chat face-to-face with a wide range of exhibitors to gain up-to-date, expert advice on the early years of parenting. You can also see, touch, try and buy the products and services that best suit your needs.
Receive expert tips and advice […]

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South Australia’s History Festival | 27 Apr – 31 May 2019

[ April 27, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
South Australia’s 2019 History Festival
The History Festival is all about South Australian history. From April 27 to May 31, thousands of people will explore our state’s history through events which range from walks to websites, talks to tours, and exhibitions to special events.
Have you ever wanted to see inside Glenside Hospital’s infamous Z Ward? Or […]

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Star Gazing at Mylor Oval | Adelaide Hills Science Hub | 16 Mar 2019

[ March 16, 2019; ]
Star Gazing at Mylor Oval – Adelaide Hills Science Hub
After a sold out session last October, the Adelaide Hills Science Hub are once again travelling from the moon to the edge of the universe.

Take along a picnic rug, watch the sunset and view the night sky through powerful computerised telescopes. There will be 2 sessions for […]

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Code Like A Girl’s Roaming Classroom | 2 & 3 Mar 2019

[ March 2, 2019 to March 3, 2019. ]
Roaming Classroom For Rebel Girls
Primary school aged girls will put on their game faces and level up their computer coding skills with a roaming classroom set to visit Adelaide for the first time as part of the Fringe Festival.
Australian Science and Mathematics School is hosting Code Like A Girl’s roaming classroom where girls aged 6-12 […]

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Fossil Fest | South Australian Museum | 13-15 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 15, 2019. ]
Fossil Fest at the South Australian Museum
Australia’s largest fossil event returns to Adelaide in 2019.
Immerse yourself in the amazing world of fossils as paleontologists bring their research to the fore in an interactive, inspiring and enjoyable program for the whole family.

Learn about South Australia’s rich fossil heritage, try your hand at finding creatures from millions of […]

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The Shadow Initiation | South Australian Museum | 14 Feb – 13 May 2019

[ February 14, 2019 to May 13, 2019. ]
The Shadow Initiation – South Australian Museum
A sharp mind and a thirst for adventure… qualities that you’ll need to display if you want to prove yourselves worthy to enter The Secret Order of Quill & Compass. A secret society, hundreds of years old, who honour renegade thinkers, rebellious intellectuals and adventurous rogues.
Covering the majority of […]

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FREE Swimming Lessons for Migrants | Sea Sure Swim School | Unley Swimming Centre, Seacliff Beach & Henley Beach | 15 Feb – 3 Apr 2019

[ February 15, 2019; February 22, 2019; February 25, 2019; March 1, 2019; March 4, 2019; March 6, 2019; March 8, 2019; March 11, 2019; March 13, 2019; March 15, 2019; March 18, 2019; March 20, 2019; March 22, 2019; March 25, 2019; March 27, 2019; April 1, 2019; April 3, 2019; ]
FREE Swimming Lessons for Migrants | Sea Sure Swim School
Surf Lifesaving SA’s Sea Sure Swim School project aims to reduce drowning deaths in South Australia.
The National Coastal Safety Report indicates that only 38% of Australians can swim further than 30m in the ocean without stopping. It also says that swimming accounts for 33% of all […]

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A to Zoo Preschool Program | Adelaide Zoo | 11 Feb – 8 Apr 2019

A to Zoo is a fun-filled, action-packed preschool program for 2 to 4 year olds.
Join Adelaide Zoo for an 8 week program that will introduce your preschool child to a different animal each week through storytelling, craft and music. This fun-filled program is designed to get your child excited about the animals at Adelaide Zoo […]

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Chinese New Year Come and Try Workshops | Adelaide Festival Centre | 10 Feb 2019

[ February 10, 2019; 2:00 pm; ]
Chinese New Year Come and Try Workshops
Try free cultural workshops, including calligraphy writing, mask painting, music and stories, before celebrating the Year of the Pig with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide – Chinese Cultural Workshops
Celebrate the Year of the Pig with the Confucius Institute. Experience the beauty of the brush […]

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Old Treasury and Tunnels February Tours | 3, 10, 17 & 24 Feb 2019

[ February 3, 2019; February 10, 2019; February 17, 2019; February 24, 2019; ]
Old Treasury and Tunnels Tours
Journey through winding hallways and underground chambers to meet the colourful characters and deep history behind one of Adelaide’s oldest colonial buildings.
***Editors note: all sessions now SOLD OUT***

Explore the secrets and forgotten stories of the Old Adelaide Treasury building in a tour of one of Adelaide’ s oldest and most significant historical […]

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Little Voices Music | Babies under 6 months Free | Tranmere | 2019

Psst!…. Babies under 6 months FREE!….. Pass it on….
Little Voices Music have free music lessons for babies under 6 months old…..no catches…..but places are limited so be quick!
Why do parents choose Little Voices Music for their child? Is it because:

they value a program which is presented and written by a qualified teacher?….
they appreciate lessons which are […]

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Girl Power Workshops | Glenunga | 21, 23 & 25 Jan 2019

Girl Power Workshops
Drawing on over twenty years experience as a drama teacher, workshop facilitator and as a mother of two girls, Joni Combe has developed this empowering well-being workshop for girls called Girl Power.
Girl Power provides fun, interactive well-being workshops and courses for girls, aiming to foster a positive mindset, inner confidence and resilience. Topics include […]

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Little Day In – STEAM | City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019 | 16 Jan 2019

[ January 16, 2019; ]
Little Day In – STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics)*
Free fun for 5-12 year olds during the school holidays. Mobile Science presents their ‘Weird Creatures’ show at 1pm. Kids can then explore their inner designer, architect, engineer, builder, scientist or artist through a range of fun activities including clay creatures with Mindful Arts and a […]

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Paisley Park Hallett Cove Community Fun Day | Special Guest Miguel Maestre | 12 Jan 2019

[ January 12, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Paisley Park Early Learning Centre are launching their new childcare centre in Hallett Cove.
International chef and Network Ten’s The Living Room host, Miguel Maestre, will be making a special appearance to cook and educate local families.

At the Community Fun Day, families and local community members will have the opportunity to meet the Centre Director, Karen, […]

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Parasites: Life Undercover Exhibition | South Australian Museum | 30 Nov 2018 – 3 Feb 2019

[ November 30, 2018 to February 3, 2019. ]
Parasites: Life Undercover Exhibition at the South Australian Museum
Difficult to detect and definitely undesirable, parasites are those little organisms that keep us awake at night, make us itch during the day and spread disease.
The Parasites: Life Undercover exhibition delves into the world of these organisms, who fearlessly use humans, animals and flora to feed off and thrive. […]

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Tea Inspired Exhibition | City of Unley Museum | Launching 25 Nov 2018

[ November 25, 2018; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Tea Inspired Exhibition
In exciting news for South Australian tea lovers, the City of Unley Museum will launch its brewtea- ful exhibition Tea Inspired on Sunday 25 November 2018.
The exhibition is the first of its kind in Unley and will feature interactive classes, tastings, history, artefacts and tea-inspired artworks by Tristan Louth-Robins and Ray Harris. After […]

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State Theatre Company SA Summer School | Thebarton | 10-14 Dec 2018

[ December 10, 2018 to December 14, 2018. ]
State Theatre Company Summer School
Held from 10-14 December 2018, the State Theatre Company Summer School is for students aged 15-17 years who are interested in devising theatre.
Dan Aubin from Daring Humans will lead young people in “Making something from nothing?” – a comprehensive workshop that will help students learn how to draw on their own […]

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Mercedes College | The Right Environment for Early Years

Establishing Lifelong Learners
Set in a single location at the base of the Adelaide Foothills, Mercedes College is one of few South Australian schools to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) from Reception to Year 12. Mercedes presents a wealth of opportunities to nurture and challenge students, and enables continuity of learning across their entire schooling.
Junior School students […]

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Professor Brian Cox Universal World Tour | Live on Stage | Adelaide | 29 Jun 2019

[ June 29, 2019; 7:30 pm; ]
Professor Brian Cox Universal World Tour 2019
Having set TWO Guinness World Record Titles with his previous sell-out live tour, Professor Brian Cox is heading back out on the road with a brand new show for 2019, Professor Brian Cox Universal World Tour 2019. Tickets for the Adelaide show are on sale now.
Beginning in the UK […]

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Girl Power Workshops | Nov – Dec 2018

[ November 3, 2018; December 18, 2018; December 19, 2018; December 20, 2018; January 21, 2019; January 23, 2019; January 25, 2019; ]
Girl Power Workshops
Drawing on over twenty years experience as a drama teacher, workshop facilitator and as a mother of two girls, Joni Combe has developed this empowering well-being workshop for girls aged 7 – 12 years called Girl Power.
The mission of the workshops is to foster a positive mindset, inner confidence and resilience in girls at a […]

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 22-28 Oct 2018

[ October 22, 2018 to October 28, 2018. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2018
Record the types of birds you see and how many there are in your backyard, local park, schoolyard or another favourite outdoor space and help create a snapshot of Australia’s birds.
The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to […]

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Corpse Flower on Show | Adelaide Botanic Garden | From 11 Oct 2018

Corpse Flower on Show
**Update: Friday 26 October 2018. After a long wait, the Corpse Flower has bloomed at the Adelaide Botanic Garden. You can view it at The Bicentennial Conservatory at Adelaide Botanic Garden, which will be open until 9:30pm tonight (last entry 9:15pm).***
The Corpse flower, or Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum) is known for its striking appearance, […]

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Dads, Lads & Daughters | Physical Activity Program | Goodwood | 2 Nov – 7 Dec 2018

[ November 2, 2018; November 9, 2018; November 16, 2018; November 23, 2018; November 30, 2018; December 7, 2018; ]
Dads, Lads & Daughters
As a part of Flinders University and Unley Council, a 6 week FREE physical activity program for Dads, Lads and Daughters at the Goodwood Community Centre is being run in November/December.
This program will involve dads, lads and daughters in games that develop broad fundamental movement skill abilities and social-emotional well-being. This free event […]

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Sea Shepherd Beach Clean Up | Seacliff Beach | 20 Oct 2018

[ October 20, 2018; ]
Adelaide Beach Clean Up: Sea Shepherd
The Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Team are conducting a beach clean up at Seacliff Beach on Sunday 20 October 2018. Go and lend a hand to clean up the beach and protect marine life.
Plastic pollution can seem overwhelming at times, but it doesn’t have to be. There is so much […]

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Star Gazing on Mylor Oval | 13 Oct 2018

[ October 13, 2018; 6:30 pm; ]
Star Gazing on Mylor Oval
Travel from the moon to the edge of the Universe.
Adelaide Hills Science Hub and Inspiring SA invite you to view the night sky, including the spectacular ringed planet Saturn, through powerful computerised telescopes.

Join Joe Grida from The Astronomical Society of South Australia and Dr Phil Roetman for this galactic evening.

A sausage […]

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FREE Parent Information Evening | Fussy Eaters & Speech Development | Guardian Early Learning Group | 24 Sep 2018

[ September 24, 2018; 6:30 pm; ]
FREE Parent Information Evening – Guardian Early Learning
Guardian Early Learning are hosting two information sessions at their Export Park Childcare Centre and Paradise Day Care, Child Care & Kindergarten locations.
First Information Evening:
Monday 24 September 2018 at 6:30pm | Export Park Childcare Centre
The evening will include a presentation from Speech Pathologist and Director of Lively Eaters, Emily […]

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The Winning Dad Manual | Booklet For Dads Who Hate to Lose

The Winning Dad Manual
Written by Symon Jarowyj, The Winning Dad Manual is to give new Dads of kids aged 0-3 out there a heads up on how life changes, but also how Dads can have the most fun when they’re making themselves useful.
The Winning Dad Manual, written by Symon Jarowyj and illustrated by Owen Lindsay is a 60-page […]

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VACSWIM Enrolments Now Open | Dec 2018 & Jan 2019

2018/19 VACSWIM Enrolments Now Open
VACSWIM is a government funded initiative that’s been providing South Australian primary school children with water knowledge for more than 50 years.
Online enrolments for the iconic SA Water VACSWIM water safety program have opened for the 2018/19 season.  Now is the time for families to register and save the date to […]

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Australian Reading Hour | 20 Sep 2018

[ September 20, 2018; ]
Australian Reading Hour
On Thursday September 20 2018, all Australians across the country are encouraged to pick up a book and read for one hour on their own or with their children.
Australian Reading Hour aims to encourage Australians to either rediscover or introduce themselves to the benefits of reading. Take the time to learn, grow, escape […]

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NumberWorks’nWords Maths and English Tuition | Norwood & Unley

NumberWorks’nWords Maths and English Tuition
Give your child the help they need this term. NumberWorks’nWords provides face to face, individualised tuition tailored to meet the learning needs of your child.
NumberWorks’nWords is a success based program and they want every child feeling confident about themselves as a learner. They do this through rewarding achievements with games and […]

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Family Yoga Workshop: Tools for Teaching Kids | Seaford | 1 Sep 2018

[ September 1, 2018; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Family Yoga Workshop: Tools for Teaching Kids
This is a workshop for parents and kids, together.
How good would it be to learn some simple tools to help your kids gain body awareness, learn to calm and focus, and settle for sleep? Join Shawna Barber of Sacred Centre, and her daughters: Adelle (7) and Vivienne (4) for […]

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My little seed garden

My Little Seed Garden | Collect Seeds with the Advertiser/Sunday Mail | 25 Aug – 8 Sep 2018

[ August 25, 2018 to September 8, 2018. ]
My Little Seed Garden
The latest children’s collectable, ‘My Little Seed Garden’ will be available to collect with the Advertiser or Sunday Mail.
Simply purchase a copy of the Advertiser or Sunday Mail and receive your first FREE Basil Growing Kit and Collectors Tray. Then each day, collect a new growing kit including seeds, soil pellet and […]

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Online Safety for Parents presented by the Carly Ryan Foundation | FREE Seminar | Burnside Library | 18 Sep 2018

[ September 18, 2018; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Online Safety for Parents – Presented by the Carly Ryan Foundation

Creating a positive experience online for all Australian families.

Our children are using the internet daily to connect with each other and the world around them. It is important to empower students to make wise choices, to look after their digital reputation and keep themselves and […]

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Room on the Broom Messy Play | First Senses Classes | 4, 18 & 31 Oct 2018

[ October 4, 2018; October 18, 2018; October 31, 2018; ]
Room on the Broom Messy Play
Join the Master of Mess Leader, Emma for the First Senses Room on the Broom Messy Play special sessions at The Glenunga Hub, Ingle Farm and Reynella.
There will be lots of Halloween and Room on the Broom themed activities for parents/guardians and little ones to explore. There will be lots […]

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Mercedes College - The Right Environment in the Early Years

Mercedes College | The Right Environment for Early Years

Establishing Lifelong Learners
Set in a single location at the base of the Adelaide Foothills, Mercedes College is one of few South Australian schools to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) from Reception to Year 12. Mercedes presents a wealth of opportunities to nurture and challenge students, and enables continuity of learning across their entire schooling.
Junior School students […]

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Brain Food | National Science Week | 19 Aug 2018

[ August 19, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Have you ever wanted to know more about how the brain works? Fancy a tour through a Mega Body? Keen to chat with local neuroscientists over a bite to eat?
On Sunday, 19 August from 3.30pm – 5.30pm the University of Adelaide is hosting Brain Food, a Big Science Adelaide event held by the Faculty of Health […]

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