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Maker Faire Adelaide | Tonsley Innovation District | 5 Nov 2017

[ November 5, 2017; ]  
 
Maker Faire Adelaide is back Sunday 5th of November!
That’s right! The biggest Maker Faire in Australia returns to the Tonsley Innovation District. This is a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, not to be missed. This year will be packed with awesome talent and creations, such as Geek Girl Academy, Aboriginal weaving and combat […]

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BioBlitz at Oaklands Wetland | Free Family Event | 28 Oct 2017

[ October 28, 2017; ]
BioBlitz at Oaklands Wetland – Free Family Event
Join in the FREE fun with activities for all ages at the BioBlitz at Oaklands Wetland.  There will be organised walks, talks and kids activities. You will be able to observe, record and learn about the local flora and fauna. Or you can just drop by to take […]

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Win a $5000 Family Getaway | Kinderling Radio Screen Free Challenge | 15 Oct – 5 Nov 2017

[ October 15, 2017 to November 5, 2017. ]
Take the Kinderling Screen Free Challenge and Win!
Kinderling Kids Radio and Volvo Cars are inviting you and your family to join the annual Kinderling Screen Free Challenge. Unplug and play together to see the difference a digital detox can make.
WIN A $5,000 FAMILY GETAWAY
To make it even more fun, joining the Kinderling Screen Free Challenge puts […]

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Earth’s Wild Ride – 360 Degree Visual Experience | Salisbury | 28 Oct 2017

[ October 28, 2017; ]
Earth’s Wild Ride- 360 Degree Visual Experience
The City of Salisbury Community Learning Programs team along with SkyWatch Astronomy Education presents the “MirrorDome” travelling digital theatre and planetarium to celebrate National Children’s Week within the Library Service.
Enter the Skywatch MirrorDome to experience a 360 degree visual experience showcasing moments in the Earth’s history with dinosaur extinctions, […]

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Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition – National Motor Museum | Torrens Parade Ground | 17 – 30 Oct 2017

[ October 17, 2017 to October 30, 2017. ]
Bush Mechanics: the exhibition is based on the incredibly popular ABC TV series of the same name. It shows the adoption of the motorcar as an integral part of Aboriginal life in Central Australia.
More than just a showcase of bush ingenuity, the show was a documentary-style series with strong elements of comedy, music and magical […]

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Barangaroo Ngangamay Exhibition | Migration Museum | 13 Oct – 26 Nov 2017

[ October 13, 2017 to November 26, 2017. ]
The Barangaroo Ngangamay exhibition honours the old Lady Barangaroo and celebrates the strength, diversity and creativity of Aboriginal women of the Sydney region.

‘damulayun ngangara buranggalyun we exchange names so the Old Lady sleeps peacefully, we mark the space to honour the namesake.’

By coming together for ceremony, we pay respect to the Ancestors, acknowledge the connections […]

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station Tour | Maritime Museum | 21 Oct 2017

[ October 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
The Torrens Island Quarantine Station was built in 1879 to stop passengers bringing diseases such as small pox into Adelaide. Today, the site is remarkably intact and evokes the experiences of passengers placed in quarantine from the 1880s to the 1960s.
On this fully guided 2 hour tour, you will see the bathing blocks that separated […]

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uraidla and summertown country show

Uraidla Show & Sustainability Fair | 5 Nov 2017

[ November 5, 2017; ]
Uraidla Show & Sustainability Fair
The Uraidla & Summertown Country Show is back, this time on a Sunday… and it will be bigger and better than ever before!
The 129th annual 2017 Uraidla & Summertown Country Show will feature (amongst other things) local food and wine, live music, kid’s entertainment, animals, sheep dogs, log chopping and rides. […]

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North Terrace Tree Trail & Tree Mask Workshop | Nature Play Festival | 1-15 Oct 2017

[ October 1, 2017; ]  
North Terrace Tree Trail & Tree Mask Workshop
The City of Adelaide is proud to host two activities as part of the Nature Play Festival; the North Terrace Tree Trail and the Tree Mask Workshop…a great way to entertain the kids these October school holidays.

The Nature Play Festival is an annual event for children and their […]

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hybrid world

Hybrid World Adelaide | Tonsley Innovation District | 4-8 Oct 2017

[ October 4, 2017 11:00 pm to October 8, 2017 11:00 pm. ]  
Hybrid World Adelaide
Hybrid World Adelaide is a digital playground, offering educational and entertaining experiences and interactions for all generations.
Hybrid World Adelaide (HWA) is an exciting new technology festival and a first for South Australia. Across five days, a myriad of public activities, a conference and a development lab for new projects and inventions, explore the […]

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eco maze

Eco Maze @ Marion Cultural Centre | 5 Oct 2017

[ October 5, 2017; 10:00 am; ]  
Eco Maze @ Marion Cultural Centre
Go along to enjoy Dreaming stories in a giant maze!
Families are invited to go along to an interactive children’s experience and enjoy Ngurunderi- dreaming stories- inside a giant maze. In this hands-on session children will learn about local ecosystems and ecology from within the 15 metre amazing hand-made inflatable maze. […]

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Feeding the Ducks – Should We or Shouldn’t We?

Feeding the Ducks – Should We or Shouldn’t We?
Here in South Australia our local councils are surrounded with beautiful parklands, wetlands, nature reserves and all the local wildlife that comes with them. Local councils, like the City of Tea Tree Gully, value and actively promote these spaces within our communities.
When Tea Tree Gully Council was […]

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Are You Bug Curious? | Family Friendly Bug Eating Expo | 2 Oct 2017

[ October 2, 2017; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Entomophagy ˌɛntəˈmɒfədʒi/ – the practice of eating insects for food.
Insects are eaten in 80% of the world’s countries.  If you’re bug curious why not head along to this public entomophagy expo to find out why the rest of the world is “bugging out” for bugs!

Beyond being a regular game show prop, bugs should be a serious […]

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VACSWIM Enrolments Now Open | Dec 2017 & Jan 2018

VACSWIM 2017/18 Enrolments Now Open
Save The Date – VACSWIM is Coming!
Online enrolments for the iconic SA Water VACSWIM water safety program have opened for the 2017/18 season.  Now is the time for families to register and save the date to keep children safe in the water this summer.
Up to 12,000 primary school aged children accompanied […]

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adelaide youth orchestra open days

Adelaide Youth Orchestras Open Days | 2 & 3 Sep 2017

[ September 2, 2017; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. September 3, 2017; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Adelaide Youth Orchestras Open Days 2017
Are you learning an instrument? Have you ever thought of playing in an orchestra? Go along to Adelaide Youth Orchestra’s (AdYO) Open Days to discover more.
Enjoy a behind the scenes look to observe and understand how musicians work with a conductor and prepare for concerts. Visitors are welcome to ask […]

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Advanced Robotics: The Mars Rover Mission | 26 Aug 2017

[ August 26, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Advanced Robotics: The Mars Rover Mission
This session is bound to be out of this world!
Presented by SciWorld. Children will have an opportunity to play with Lego NXT Mindstorm robots and program them on a journey to Mars and Beyond.

Bookings are essential.

To book visit the City of Charles Sturt Library website here.

For more information and all […]

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re-thinking australian art

Re-thinking Australian Art | Art Gallery of South Australia | Open 2 Sep 2017

[ September 2, 2017; ]
Re-thinking Australian Art 
A re-presenting of the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Australian Collection
In a year that marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, which resulted in constitutional rights for Australia’s first people, the Gallery will re-present its Australian collection. This series of new displays highlights the complex and radical changes that occurred in Australian […]

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Happy Kids Parenting Seminar 630

Happy Kids Parenting Seminar | Presented by Madhavi Nawana Parker | 13 Sep 2017

[ September 13, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]

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Madhavi Nawana Parker parenting seminar

Teaching Children How to Be Happy | Solutions for Kids | Madhavi Nawana Parker

Madhavi Nawana Parker is a published author of social emotional literacy programs including, ‘The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox’ by Routledge Education London. Madhavi is driven by the value of young people feeling a sense of belonging and connection.
Healthy relationships are at the core of a person’s wellbeing and good social emotional literacy provides the platform […]

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Mercedes College Orientation Walks and Reception Intake

Mercedes College Reception 2018 Intake | Visit the School on an Orientation Walk

 
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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Science Week Events | State Library | 13-20 Aug 2017

[ August 13, 2017; August 18, 2017 to August 20, 2017. ]
State Library of South Australia Science Week Events
The State Library is participating in National Science Week as they explore innovation, technology and research drawn from their collections.  National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology – big issues, brilliant minds, great sights and top science in the heart of Adelaide.

Explorer in Residence – […]

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National Science Week | Free Workshops | 12-20 Aug 2017

[ August 12, 2017 to August 20, 2017. ]

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.
The Adelaide City Libraries are running various FREE workshops for all science lovers and curious minds!

Beyond Reality (2027): The Future of Virtual and Augmented Reality With UniSA
Friday 18 August 2017  |  5.30pm to 6.30pm | City Library
In the past two years, sales of Virtual Reality systems have […]

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Marine Discovery Centre Sunday Open | Henley Beach | 6 Aug 2017

[ August 6, 2017; 2:00 pm; ]
Marine Discovery Centre Sunday Open Afternoon

The Marine Discovery Centre will be having an open afternoon on Sunday 6 August from 2 to 2.30pm with a Marine Trail from 2:30 to 3:30pm.
The Marine Discovery Centre has local marine creatures including seahorses, moon jellies, Port Jackson shark, Blue Devils and much more. The Centre provides a wide […]

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free infant and toddler cpr classes

Free Infant & Toddler CPR Classes | Westfield West Lakes | 10 Aug – 22 Oct 2017

[ August 10, 2017; 2:00 pm; August 11, 2017; 10:00 am; September 22, 2017; 10:00 am; September 23, 2017; 9:00 am; October 3, 2017; 1:00 pm; October 4, 2017; 9:00 am; October 5, 2017; 10:00 am; October 22, 2017; 11:00 am; ]
Free Infant & Toddler CPR Classes 
Westfield West Lakes is hosting free Infant & Toddler CPR classes presented by St John Ambulance.
Editor’s Note – 11pm 2 August 2017: All sessions have now BOOKED OUT
This is a 1 hour class designed to teach the basics of infant CPR, Toddler CPR, drowning, choking, allergic reactions, followed by 10 minutes […]

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Science Alive! 2017 – All Kinds of Awesome | 5 & 6 Aug 2017

[ August 5, 2017 to August 6, 2017. August 5, 2017 to August 6, 2017. ]
Science Alive returns to the Adelaide Showground on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 August 2017!
It will be bigger and better than ever, with over 60 exhibitors returning, plus exciting new ones.
One of our favourite annual events, it’s hands on fun for the whole family.

Now in its 12th year, Science Alive aims to immerse kids […]

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