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Coastal Connections | Free Summer Holiday Program | 2-14 Jan 2018

[ January 2, 2018 to January 14, 2018. ]
Limestone Coastwatchers presents Coastal Connections
Coastal Connections is back for the summer school holidays in 2018.
An event for all ages, Coastal Connections showcases the natural wonders of our magnificent coast and marine environment. The program runs from 2 – 14 January 2018 with fun activities from Piccaninnie Ponds near Port MacDonnell, through to Southend, Beachport, Robe […]

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GooRoo Mixed Media Animation Workshop | National Motor Museum | 13 & 14 Jan 2018

[ January 13, 2018; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. January 14, 2018; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Go along to the National Motor Museum these school holidays and become a movie-making master!
The Mixed Media Animation workshop with GooRoo Animation teaches kids of all ages how to create their own animated movies. Using a chalkboard as your backdrop and an assortment of craft materials as animation tools, you will create your very own animation, captured […]

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Grunge papers with hieroglyphics with magnifier

Raiders of the Lost Archive: A Trunk Full of Books | State Library of SA | 16, 18, 23 & 25 Jan 2018

[ January 16, 2018; 10:30 am; January 18, 2018; 10:30 am; January 23, 2018; 10:30 am; January 25, 2018; 10:30 am; ]  
Raiders of the Lost Archive: A Trunk Full of Books at the State Library of SA
A high-stakes curatorial cold case! When the clock starts, your team will have one hour to crack the clues and hunt down the hidden secrets throughout the Library. With a live leaderboard, cryptic clues, surprise challenges and a roaming curator […]

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Top Books to Buy as Gifts for Kids | Books We Love

Book Recommendations – Top Books to Buy for Kids of All Ages
Most of the Play & Go team are avid book readers – we either read a lot or we wish we had the time to read more. We love to encourage children to read, and one of the best ways is to give a […]

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Dinosaur rEvolution | SA Museum | 23 Feb – 6 May 2018

[ February 23, 2018 10:00 am to May 6, 2018 5:00 pm. ]
Dinosaur rEvolution
Dinosaurs will be roaming the South Australian Museum in 2018.
Dinosaur rEvolution, a new touring exhibition from Gondwana Studios, explores the thrilling world of dinosaurs and their ancestors.
Featuring animatronics, 3D models, close-to-life sized murals and fossil casts that you can touch.

Admission to Dinosaur rEvolution

Museum Members receive unlimited FREE VIP entry
Adult $15
Concession $12
Children aged […]

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BioBlitz St Kilda | Free Family Event | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; ]
St Kilda BioBlitz is a free event for all ages on Saturday 25 November 2017
Join in the fun at this free family event and discover the life of St Kilda and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary.  There will be organised walks and talks, bus tours, or you can just drop by. You will be able […]

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SARDI Aquatic Sciences Open Day | West Beach | 19 Nov 2017

[ November 19, 2017; ]  
Enjoy a day of FREE family fun on Sunday 19 November at the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Aquatic Sciences Open Day.
Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to tour the purpose-built marine and freshwater research facility, including observing the laboratories and research vessels and equipment, watching science presentations, exploring live fish […]

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Adelaide Shorebirds Festival | Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary | 4-30 Nov 2017

[ November 4, 2017 11:00 pm to November 30, 2017 11:00 pm. ]  

Adelaide Shorebirds Festival 4-30 November 2017
To celebrate the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park – Winaityinaityi Pangkara being Park of the Month for November, the Adelaide Shorebirds Festival will be held throughout the month at various locations within the park.
The Adelaide Shorebirds Festival is on again this year, with events being held throughout November to celebrate the […]

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Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musee D’Orsay | Art Gallery of SA | 29 Mar – 29 Jul 2018

[ March 29, 2018 11:00 pm to July 29, 2018 11:00 pm. ]
COLOURS OF IMPRESSIONISM: MASTERPIECES FROM THE MUSÉE D’ORSAY
More than 65 Impressionist masterpieces from the renowned collection of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris will feature in a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia in 2018.
Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay charts the revolution of colour that lies at the very heart of […]

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The Transition To School | Interactive Information Sessions | 6 & 8 Nov 2017

[ November 6, 2017; 7:00 pm; November 8, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
My child is ready for school……. I think – it’s the statement many a parent has agonised over as the most precious and important part of their life nears school age and decisions are required that may impact them for many years. 
Having met literally hundreds of anxious parents across their combined careers spanning 40 years, […]

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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 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

2017/18 VACSWIM Enrolments Now Open
Save the date – VACSWIM is coming! Click here for VACSWIM enrolments
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.
Editor’s note: online enrolments […]

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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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