Unley Museum’s New Touchscreen & Fun Exhibitions
Community museums are like ‘secret’ suburban gems. If you’ve got one nearby, it’s well worth dropping in … and it’s often FREE to do so, as with the Unley Museum.
by Carla Caruso
This treasure trove, run by the Unley Council, brings to life the area’s past and people via 12,000-plus […]
Unley Museum’s New Touchscreen & Fun Exhibitions
[ September 28, 2019; ]
Something on Saturday presents This Show is NOT Rubbish!
Something on Saturday is back with the Trash Can Man in his award winning show, as he turns trash into scientific treasure — that unexpectedly squeaks and screams, squirts and splashes, floats and flies… and then bursts into flames!
What was the last thing you threw away? Could […]
Free Parenting Seminar – Positive Ways to Help Children Behave | Dr Justin Coulson | Adelaide | 6 Nov 2019
[ November 6, 2019; ]
Free Parenting Seminar on Positive Ways to Help Children Behave with Dr Justin Coulson
At this FREE parenting seminar, nationally recognised parenting expert, Dr Justin Coulson will talk about guiding children’s behaviour with positive discipline strategies that lead to better behaviour, better relationships and happier families.
Are you the parent or carer of a 3-13 year old? […]
[ October 21, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2019
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 […]
[ September 27, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Wine & Shine Stargazing at Cobb’s Hill Estate
Join the Adelaide Hills Science Hub & the Astronomical Society of SA (ASSA) for an exclusive and amazing night with food and wine under the stars and short lines to look through the telescopes.
Cobb’s Hill Estate is co-hosting this event with Adelaide Hills Science Hub. Your first drink […]
[ October 12, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The 4th Annual Kids & Youth Disability Expo is on this October at Priceline Stadium.
With over 120 Exhibitors showcasing the latest product and services created to help young people living with a disability, The Kids and Youth Disability Expo gives you the opportunity to make informed choices about the equipment, therapies and treatments available.
Learn more […]
[ September 16, 2019 to September 18, 2019. ]
Eddie Woo visits Regional South Australia
He’s an Australian Local Hero, one of the world’s greatest teachers and his videos have been viewed more than 35 million times.
Internationally renowned mathematics teacher and YouTube sensation Eddie Woo will share his passion for maths with students in regional South Australia in September.
Eddie’s rise to prominence began in 2012 […]
[ September 3, 2019; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Public Forum: Everything you need to know about the Flu
The 2019 flu season in Australia has been dubbed a horror season and South Australia has been no exception, with many people wanting to know how they can best protect themselves and their families.
Join the panel of Adelaide experts to address frequently asked questions about the […]
[ September 21, 2019; ]
Marine Discovery Centre Open Day
Take a look under the sea with the Marine Discovery Centre Open Day.
*THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT*
The Marine Discovery Centre in Henley Beach is opening its doors to the public for an afternoon of aquatic delights and fun education. A range of interactive experiences will engage visitors with the wonders of […]
[ October 19, 2019; ]
Flinders University SpringFest
Explore, play and discover Flinders.
Flinders University is calling all explorers to experience their spring garden of fun, education and entertainment. Held during the October school holidays, they’ve partnered with Nature Play SA to cultivate a packed program of free activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy.
Be amazed by the weird, wacky […]
[ October 11, 2019; ]
Behind the Scenes – The Australian Ballet
Get up close and personal with the extraordinary dancers of The Australian Ballet.
Every morning, six days a week, The Australian Ballet dancers take class. It helps them find new heights of technical excellence and maintain their peak fitness. Get a privileged, in-theatre view of their training, with commentary by […]
[ August 25, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Port Noarlunga Beach Clean | Sea Shepherd
Celebrate Marine Park of the Month by taking part in this FREE Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign event at Port Noarlunga.
This time there will be some amazing guests along with a first ever fun run. Learn more about what a Marine Park is, about plastic pollution and help the […]
[ August 18, 2019; September 22, 2019; October 20, 2019; November 16, 2019; December 1, 2019; February 9, 2020; March 22, 2020; April 13, 2020; ]
The One & All Tall Ship Open Days
Go on board to see South Australia’s greatest sailing asset – The One & All.
Walk the decks, be at the ship’s helm, venture into the galley and the saloon. This handcrafted ship tells the stories of yesteryear of how sail transport and life on board was like. The […]
See South Australia’s Ethel Shipwreck Fully Exposed
Now is the time to visit Innes National Park to see the Ethel Shipwreck fully exposed.
Unlike other South Australian historic shipwrecks, the Ethel Shipwreck is unusual due to it being on land rather than under water. Recently, the Ethel has become fully exposed again and can be seen without […]
[ August 31, 2019; 5:00 pm; ]
Star Gazing at Mylor Oval – **SOLD OUT**
After a sold out session in March, the Adelaide Hills Science Hub are once again travelling from the moon to the edge of the universe.
Rug up, take along a picnic rug, watch the sunset and view the night sky through powerful computerised telescopes.
Drinks, coffee and and gourmet BBQ […]
[ August 25, 2019; ]
Dunluce Castle History Tour & Devonshire Tea
Booking a Tour at the historical Dunluce Castle contributes to the preservation of a Historically Listed Building and helps to keep its stories alive.
These tours and other events are being held at Dunluce to bring in revenue for all the expensive preservation projects. With the help of the community, […]
[ September 12, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Braving the Elements Show
To celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table as part of the International Year of the Periodic Table, join the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) SA Branch’s guest lecturer Dr Peter Wothers for an exciting and explosive journey through the elements.
This demonstration filled lecture will show you the genius of Mendeleev’s discovery […]
[ August 17, 2019 to August 18, 2019. ]
Festival of the Magpie at Cleland Wildlife Park
Known for their sweet song and sometimes vicious aerial assaults, the magpie is a highly intelligent bird, and one that is often misunderstood.
To help gain a better understanding of magpies and their habits, Cleland Wildlife Park is holding a two day ‘Festival of the Magpie’ event on the […]
[ August 24, 2019; ]
SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange
If you love film and are interested in science go along to the SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange event.
On Saturday 24 August, six films will be screened at The Science Exchange across four sessions straight from this year’s SCINEMA International Science Film Festival in support of National Science Week. A dedicated […]
[ August 11, 2019; ]
Kids Navigate Neuroscience
Why does food not taste good when we have a cold? Is the word “Yanny” or “Laurel?” How do neurons communicate? What does the brain look like up close?
In this interactive National Science Week children’s event, held by the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide, kids will get […]
What boys need to hear: How the ways we talk to – and don’t talk to – boys affects them | Free Presentation | 6 Aug 2019
[ August 6, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
What Boys Need to Hear – Encouraging Emotional Honesty in our Sons
Giving boys “permission” to express their feelings can help to prevent depression, aggression and addiction as they grow into men, according to a leading visiting educator.
World-respected authority on masculinity, Professor Andrew Reiner, will visit Prince Alfred College next week where he will present a […]
A to Zoo Preschool Program – Term 3 starts week beginning Monday 29 July 2019
Know a 2 – 4 year old who is WILD about animals? Join Adelaide Zoo for A to Zoo!
The eight-week early learning program A to Zoo is back for your cheeky monkeys to enjoy during Term 3. For ages two to […]
[ August 17, 2019 to August 23, 2019. ]
CBCA Book Week 2019
Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature and you will often see children’s book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays.
Throughout the year, the Children’s […]
[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
MS Readathon 2019
The MS Readathon inspires kids to read as much as they can, all for an incredible cause. The rules are simple. Read whatever you like, as much as you can, in August.
This year’s MS Readathon will be a magical quest, and the adventure kicks off on 1 August and wraps up on 31 […]
The Alphabet of Awesome Science: Water! | FREE Theatre Show | National Science Week | 10 & 11 Aug 2019
[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
The Alphabet of Awesome Science: Water!
Join professors Lexi Con and Noel Edge for a thrilling voyage through the alphabet – where BIG words inspire BIG science.
This alphabetical, scientifical duo are thrilled to be teaming up with SA Water for a sleek and slippery water-infused iteration of their award-winning, critically acclaimed cracker of a show. It’s […]
[ July 19, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Japanese Style Card Making Class for Kids
Make cute and cool greeting cards with Origami during the July school holidays.
Learn how to make a couple of origami motifs with origami paper and make your own Japanese style cards. The fee includes origami paper, card stocks and other materials for two greeting cards. This class is for […]
[ July 9, 2019; July 11, 2019; ]
NAIDOC Week at Adelaide Central Market – Let’s walk together for a shared future.
This NAIDOC week the Adelaide Central Market invites their littlest foodies to taste, explore and learn about Aboriginal food, culture and history as a part of their school holiday program.
Tuesday 9 July 2019 | 9:30am – 12pm (Grote dining area)
Contemporary Aboriginal […]
REM+ Tuition: Unlock Potential. Get Results.
REM+ Tuition’s mission is to create positive futures through supporting and motivating students, and developing their confidence in ways that schools can’t.
What makes REM+ Tuition different is that students learn in small classes of no more than than six children, where they receive face-to-face tuition from highly skilled and specialist […]
[ July 17, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
Nice Mice School Holiday Event at Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Stuart Little, the Rescuers, Anantole and Mickey – the literature of childhood is full of mice; clever little creatures who outsmart their much larger enemies.
Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum’s Nice Mice event is a fun school holiday event as participants follow the mice trail throughout […]
AFL Max – Australia’s first dedicated AFL family entertainment centre!
AFL Max is the nation’s first immersive footy skills and entertainment centre. Backed by the biggest names in the sport, their state-of-the-art facility brings together the latest technology and traditional skills development for players and fans of all ages.
Merging state of the art technology and traditional […]
[ August 3, 2019 to August 4, 2019. ]
Science Alive! 2019
The fourteenth annual Science Alive! promises some brand new hands-on experiences and incredible science shows to delight and engage all ages. Every one of the 60+ participating organisations will be offering some kind of hands-on activity to engage and delight children and adults of all ages.
Spectacular Science Shows
2019 will see the Science Alive […]
[ July 11, 2019 to July 13, 2019. ]
Young Artist Exchange invites your child to explore The Planetarium.
New York City-based interdisciplinary group Artists By Any Other Name comes to Adelaide to educate and inspire via their original production “The Planetarium” – a marriage of music and dance inspired by Roman mythology, the solar system and the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
[ July 8, 2019; ]
Teen Girl Power Workshop
In this full day interactive workshop, girls aged 12 – 16 years will discover their inner confidence, develop a positive mindset and understand the connection between a healthy mind and a healthy body.
The following topics will be covered:
Identity and Strengths
Social Media and Cyber Safety
These topics […]
[ June 16, 2019; June 17, 2019; ]
Dunluce Castle Tours
Monthly tours are available at the fascinating historical mansion, Dunluce Castle in Brighton.
A truly fascinating history, presentations and tours of Dunluce Castle are open to the public. By booking a tour you are contributing to the preservation of a an historically listed building and you help keep it’s stories alive.
These tours and other events are […]
[ June 29, 2019; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Japanese Cultural Day
Take the family to Burnside Library to experience a fun day of Japanese Culture.
Learn about and explore Japanese culture at the Japanese Cultural Day held at Burnside Library. Highlights of the Cultural Day will include Japanese martial arts, dancing, music, games, clothing and handicrafts. Explore the many stalls, Japanese food and a huge […]
[ July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019. ]
Plastic Free July
Join the challenge and ‘Choose To Refuse’ single-use plastic during July.
Imagine a world without plastic waste. That’s The Plastic Free Foundation’s mission – to build a global movement that dramatically reduces plastic use and improves recycling, worldwide.
How to Get Involved:
Step 1: Sign up to be counted (see link below) and you’ll be emailed […]
[ August 1, 2019; August 8, 2019; August 15, 2019; August 22, 2019; August 29, 2019; September 5, 2019; September 12, 2019; ]
Parenting360 is a 7 week in-person parenting course designed to teach parents about their child’s unique HealthType.
Parenting360 is for parents, or those in roles of nurturing children and young people, who:
Know their children well but are keen to find out why their child moves, thinks, plays, learns, sleeps, socialises & makes the choices […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]