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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 […]

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Japanese Card making class

Japanese Style Card Making Class for Kids | Cowandilla | 19 Jul 2019

[ 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 […]

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A to Zoo Preschool Program | Term 3 | Adelaide Zoo | Jul-Sep 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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NAIDOC Week at Adelaide Central Market | 9 & 11 Jul 2019

[ 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.

FREE Workshop

Tuesday 9 July 2019  |  9:30am – 12pm (Grote dining area)

Contemporary Aboriginal […]

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REM + Tuition: Unlock Potential | Term 3

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 […]

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nice mice

Nice Mice | Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | 17-21 Jul 2019

[ 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 […]

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AFL Max | AFL Family Entertainment Centre | Opening Jul 2019

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 […]

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Science Alive! | Adelaide Showground | 3 & 4 Aug 2019

[ 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 […]

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Creative Experiences Workshop – The Planetarium | Artists By Any Other Name | 11 – 13 Jul 2019

[ 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.
The […]

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teen girl power workshop

Teen Girl Power Workshop | The Studio Glynde | 8 Jul 2019

[ 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
Body Image
Friendship
Stress Busters
Social Media and Cyber Safety

These topics […]

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sundays and mondays at dunluce castle

Dunluce Castle Tours | Brighton | 16 & 17 Jun 2019

[ 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 […]

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japanese cultural day

Japanese Cultural Day | Burnside Library | 29 Jun 2019

[ 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 […]

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July | ‘Choose to Refuse’ Single-Use Plastic

[ 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 […]

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Parenting360 Course | Wayville | 1 Aug 2019

[ August 1, 2019; August 8, 2019; August 15, 2019; August 22, 2019; August 29, 2019; September 5, 2019; September 12, 2019; ]
Parenting360 Course
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 […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Big Family Weekend | DreamBIG Festival | 25 & 26 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019 to May 26, 2019. ]
A free fun-filled weekend for the whole family
This FREE family event for children of all ages will take over the North Terrace Cultural Boulevard for two fun-filled days. Theatres, galleries, museums, universities, libraries, and gardens will be full to the brim with hundreds of children and families immersed in arts activities and dreaming BIG. Choose […]

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Kids Club | Cleland Wildlife Park | During School Terms 2019

[ April 30, 2019 to May 1, 2019. May 7, 2019 to May 8, 2019. May 14, 2019 to May 15, 2019. May 21, 2019 to May 22, 2019. May 28, 2019 to May 29, 2019. June 4, 2019 to June 5, 2019. June 11, 2019 to June 12, 2019. June 18, 2019 to June 19, 2019. June 25, 2019 to June 26, 2019. July 2, 2019 to July 3, 2019. ]
Kids Club
Kids Club is a weekly nature-based drop-off club for primary school-aged children aged 5 to 12 years. Kids Club encourages independence and self-growth. Parents and guardians can relax in the cafe or return at the completion of each session.
Cleland is the perfect setting to engage in nature play and develop a relationship and appreciation […]

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National Walk Safely to School Day

National Walk Safely to School Day | 17 May 2019

[ May 17, 2019; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day
National Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is on Friday 17 May 2019.
Celebrating its 20th year, National Walk Safely to School Day is an annual event encouraging all primary school children, their parents and carers, to walk and commute regularly and safely to school. It is a community event seeking […]

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David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR | South Australian Museum | 1 Mar – 14 Jul 2019

[ March 1, 2019 to July 14, 2019. ]
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough
David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR is an award-winning fully immersive virtual reality experience produced by Alchemy VR.
In 360 video virtual reality, dive deep beneath the waves on the Great Barrier Reef, sitting next to your guide, David Attenborough.  Taking you through vibrant corals, darting fish and […]

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Adelaide Gaol History Day | Thebarton | 5 May 2019

[ May 5, 2019; ]
Discover the unique story of Adelaide Gaol at it’s annual History Day.
Operational for 147 years, approximately 300,000 prisoners passed through the Gaol’s doors, with 45 executions carried out.
This year, the staff at Adelaide Gaol have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you a new and exciting exhibition, with a collection of officer hats […]

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Phil Cummings - Danny

Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books | Exhibition at the State Library of SA | 18 Apr – 29 Sep 2019

[ April 18, 2019 to September 29, 2019. ]
Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books
This FREE interactive exhibition takes you into the creative mind of award-winning South Australian author Phil Cummings.
Editor’s Note: Due to popular demand, the Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books exhibition has now been extended to Sunday 29 September 2019 (previously was running until 21 July 2019).
From his first book, Goodness […]

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A to Zoo Preschool Program | Adelaide Zoo | 6 May – 28 June 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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Positive Discipline: Parent and Educator Seminar | Plympton Community Centre | 15 May 2019

[ May 15, 2019; 6:30 pm; ]
Raising Literacy Australia is proud to present ‘Positive Discipline’ with Madhavi Parker, a workshop for parents and educators.
Madhavi Nawana Parker is founding Director at Positive Minds Australia. Madhavi is an author, keynote and public speaker and mother of three children.
Madhavi’s workshop on Positive Discipline will take you through a simple and practical approach to improving […]

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The Life. Unley’s Own, Returning Home Exhibition | Unley Museum | 9 May – 3 Oct 2019

[ May 9, 2019 to October 3, 2019. ]
The Life. Unley’s Own, Returning Home Exhibition – City of Unley and Flinders University
An exhibition exploring the lives and experiences of returned South Australian soldiers is now on display at Unley Museum.
The Life. Unley’s Own, Returning Home exhibition marks 100 years since soldiers who served on the frontline in WWI were returning home to resume […]

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april school holiday 2018

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Educational & Creative Fun | Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – April 2019
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide Autumn School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some not-so-well-known […]

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makers who inspire

Made to Inspire | Makers Who Inspire Season 4 Premiere | North Adelaide | 9 May 2019

[ May 9, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Made to Inspire 2019
Join acclaimed filmmaker Henry Thong for a night of artistic inspiration and cultural exploration at the premiere of Makers Who Inspire, Season 4 on Thursday 9 May 2019 from 6pm.
This season, the award-winning documentary series explores the stories of Asian migrants in arts and the media, featuring high-profile Asian-Australian creators such as:

[…]

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Reading & Rappin’ with Eddie Betts | Woodcroft Library & Aldinga Library | 6 Apr 2019

[ April 6, 2019; ]
Join Eddie Betts as he reads his new book ‘My Kind’
Eddie will speak about Eddie’s Lil’ Homies, and his mission to motivate and inspire literacy and learning in children. ‘My Kind’ is aimed at helping kids to make reading easy and fun through the use of rap and rhyme.
‘My Kind’’s story focuses on the power […]

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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

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 festival world tour

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

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.
Head to the South Australian Museum and explore South Australia’s incredible prehistoric past, with a long weekend of FREE hands-on activities, talks, performances and trails for children and families. Discover how ancient fossils can shape our understanding of the world we […]

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