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Swampfest Community Planting Day | Stipiturus Conservation Park | 3 Jun 2018

[ June 3, 2018; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Swampfest 2018 Community Planting Day at Stipiturus Conservation Park
Help save the Mount Lofty Ranges Southern Emu-wren
Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges invite you and your family to this year’s Swampfest, an annual community event to help re-establish habitat around one of the Fleurieu’s largest swamps. During the day they will be planting seedlings of […]

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See Glow in the Dark Ghost Mushrooms | Mount Gambier | May & June 2018

[ May 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018. ]
Photo credit:@andrew__burston (via IG)
Ghost Mushroom Lane | Now Open
The 2018 Ghost Mushroom season has started at Ghost Mushroom Lane in Glencoe.
ForestrySA is pleased to offer you the chance to experience the brilliant glow first hand – free of charge! The Ghost Mushroom (Omphalotus nidiformis) is a bioluminescent fungus that emits a soft green glow at night. […]

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Para Wirra Conservation Park | Park of the Month | May 2018

[ May 1, 2018 to May 31, 2018. ]
National Parks SA Park of the Month for May 2018 is Para Wirra Conservation Park
To celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park as May 2018 Park of the Month, National Parks SA are offering free vehicle entry all month.  Go along and check out the park’s new nature play forest and new walking trails, just 15 minutes from Gawler.

Para Wirra Conservation […]

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Grubbies on Green | Nature Playgroup at 19 on Green | Brompton | From 2 May 2018

[ May 2, 2018; 9:30 am; ]
Grubbies on Green
Nature based playgroup with story time, gardening, cooking, and arts & crafts.
Grubbies on Green is the new weekly Nature Playgroup coming to 19 on Green on Wednesday mornings in Term 2. Kids will get grubby in the garden, rustle up tasty snacks in the kitchen, and do fun nature art like wood whittling, […]

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25 Family Friendly Things to do in Adelaide during Autumn 2018 | Nature Play SA

25 Family Friendly Things to do in Adelaide during Autumn
Adelaide may have had a hotter than usual start to Autumn this year, but as the nights get cooler and the days become mild yet sunny, it’s time to take advantage of the glorious weather!
Nature Play SA have a fabulous list of 25 Things to do […]

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Wild Imagination | Outdoor Nature Play Vacation Care & Family Events | 18-25 Apr 2018

[ April 18, 2018; April 20, 2018 to April 25, 2018. ]
Wild Imagination is a super fun way to get kids outside and into nature without the planning and mess at home!
Wild Imagination have both days for parents to come with their children and get amongst the fun, as well as the full day drop and go sessions for those who need all day care.
Kids will […]

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Morialta Mini BioBlitz | Morialta Conservation Park | 8 Apr 2018

[ April 8, 2018; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Join in the fun at this free family event, connect with nature and discover some of the life of Morialta Conservation park!
With funding from ‘Amongst It’, a mini BioBlitz is able to be held in 2018—but with a slightly different twist. In addition to the survey activities, for the first time, they will be facilitating […]

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Pop-Up Wild Playgroups | Naturally Gathered | Adelaide | Apr 2018

[ April 14, 2018; April 19, 2018; April 21, 2018; April 26, 2018; April 28, 2018; ]  
Pop-Up Wild Playgroups by Naturally Gathered
Have grand plans to go and spend more time in nature but never find the time? Or maybe you don’t know where to go? Set aside the time to explore some of natures hidden gems so close the the CBD with Naturally Gathered!
Pop-Up Wild Playgroups are just what they say […]

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Nature Play SA Forest Festival | Kuitpo Forest | 18 & 19 Apr 2018

[ April 18, 2018 to April 19, 2018. ]
Nature Play SA Forest Festival 18 & 19 April 2018
Grab your picnic blankets and beanies, Nature Play Forest Festival is returning to Kuitpo in Autumn 2018! Celebrate the holidays with wild nature play adventures and make magical memories with family and friends.
 

The Nature Play Forest Festival is specially created for children aged 0 – 12 […]

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Amazing Eggs | Little Buggers Club | 31 March 2018

[ March 31, 2018; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]  
Easter is upon us and if you think Easter eggs are great wait until you see just how ‘EGGcellent’ the Little Buggers amazing eggs are!
This month at Little Buggers they’ll be looking at eggs from all creatures great and small.

The Little Buggers Club provides hands on invertebrate and nature education for kids. Make a gold […]

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The Massive Maker Space | Adelaide Parklands | 16-17 Apr 2018

[ April 16, 2018 to April 17, 2018. ]
Be a part of Adelaide’s biggest pop-up adventure playground!
Climbing Tree (as sponsored by SPLASH Adelaide) is inviting children to design, create and play in amongst Adelaide’s beautiful city parklands!
Picture their much loved trailer of ‘Junk Loose Parts’ x 100! Recycled ‘junk’ will become a magical world of imagination!
Children are the best designers, creators and constructors […]

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Pick Your Own Apples | Lenswood | 24 & 25 Feb 2018

[ February 24, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. February 25, 2018; 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Pick Your Own Apples
Two orchards in Lenswood are opening this weekend for a limited time only for pick your own Gala apples.  On 24 & 25 February 2018, Mahnew Orchard and Harrisville Orchards are open to the public.  Both orchards will be open on Saturday, and for those who can’t make it on Saturday, Mahnew Orchard […]

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Family Crabbing Day | Brighton | 3 Mar 2018

[ March 3, 2018; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Join Nature Play SA for a family Crabbing Day off Brighton Jetty
Join Nature Play SA as they teach your children aged 5 – 12 years the skills to crab so it is safe, sustainable and most of all, heaps of fun!

Spend some quality time outdoors as they [literally] teach you the crabbing ropes and potentially […]

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Pick Your Own Figs | Glen Ewin Estate | Feb & Mar 2018

[ February 14, 2018 to March 31, 2018. ]
Pick Your Own Figs at Glen Ewin Estate in February and March
Glen Ewin Estate is now OPEN for the 2018 fig season! The fig season is short but sweet, it generally commences mid-February and ends in March (or as the season dictates). You are welcome to visit their orchard and pick your own.

Their fig orchards comprise almost […]

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Joe Wells Reserve | New Nature Play Space | Netley | Opened Feb 2018

The Joe Wells Reserve project in Netley is now complete and ready for play!
Located on Comet Avenue in Netley, the new look play space is the result of a collaboration between Climbing Tree, Dirtwork Landscapes, Netley Kindergarten and the City of West Torrens.  A little gem in the hidden back streets, the reserve features a collection […]

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Ended: Win 4 Passes to Wild Imagination Nature Play Drop & Go Session | Adelaide Fringe | Fri 16 Feb 2018

Adelaide Fringe Wild Imagination: Drop & Go Nature Play just for kids!
If you’re thinking of seeing a show and can’t get a babysitter, Wild Imagination are running Drop & Go nature play adventure sessions during the 2018 Adelaide Fringe. Designed for children aged between 5 and 12 years, each session will run for two and […]

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Wild Imagination Nature Play at Fringe | Adelaide Fringe | 16 Feb – 18 Mar 2018

[ February 16, 2018 to February 18, 2018. February 24, 2018 to February 25, 2018. March 3, 2018 to March 4, 2018. March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018. March 17, 2018 to March 18, 2018. ]
Adelaide Fringe Wild Imagination: Drop & Go Nature Play just for kids!
If you’re thinking of seeing a show and can’t get a babysitter, Wild Imagination are running Drop & Go nature play adventure sessions during the 2018 Adelaide Fringe. Designed for children aged between 5 and 12 years, each session will run for two and […]

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Encounter Marine Park – Park of the Month | Fun Family Activities | Jan 2018

[ January 1, 2018 to January 31, 2018. ]
Encounter Marine Park – Park of the Month January 2018
You’re invited to celebrate Encounter Marine Park as park of the month in January 2018. Join in a range of fun and inspirational activities along the coast. Park of the Month is an initiative between Nature Play SA and the Department for Environment, Water and Natural Resources.
Go […]

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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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Nature Play SA Collective | Family Membership | Dec 2017

[ December 7, 2017 to December 31, 2017. ]  
Nature Play SA Family Membership – Join Now.
Looking for ideas and inspiration to make nature play a part of your family’s everyday? Nature Play SA have just launched their Family Membership designed to provide that… and more!
There’s three membership options for families to choose from, with all packages including their Wild Ones magazine – a […]

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Family Geocaching Adventures | Nature Play SA | 18 & 19 December 2017

[ December 18, 2017; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. December 19, 2017; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Family Geocaching Adventures with Nature Play SA
Spend the afternoon outdoors at Nature Play SA’s scenic Botanic Garden headquarters as they teach your family the geocaching ropes and guide you on a path to adventure.

Geocaching is a fun and exciting high-tech treasure hunt that combines navigation technology with the excitement of an outdoor adventure. Working as […]

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Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop | Wittunga Botanic Garden | 22 Nov & 2 Dec 2017

[ November 22, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. December 2, 2017; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop in the Gardens
Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop in the Gardens is back by popular demand.  The Nature Play SA pop-up shop will open on the balcony of the beautiful Wittunga Botanic Garden headquarters for some peaceful pre-Christmas shopping on Wednesday 22 November (11am–4pm) and Saturday 2 December (1pm–4pm).

Enjoy the garden surrounds and […]

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Bridgewater Kindergarten Nature Play Day | 5 Nov 2017

[ November 5, 2017; ]

Bridgewater Kindergarten Nature Play Day

Join Bridgewater Kindergarten’s Nature Play Trail and enjoy a range of activities including cubby building, necklace making, bird-feeder making, pot planting, and more!  There will be a BBQ and coffee to keep everyone energised, plus craft stalls to browse on this great family day out.

Cost: $10:00 entry fee for children over […]

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Wild Imagination Nature Play School Holiday

Wild Imagination Nature Play School Holiday Vacation Care and Family Events | Review

[ October 3, 2017 5:00 pm to October 15, 2017 5:00 pm. ]
Wild Imagination
Nature Play School Holiday events
Review by Susannah Marks
If like many Adelaide families you’re looking for school holiday activities for your kids then you may have heard of Wild Imagination. They run nature play events during the school holidays as an alternative to vacation care. My kids love a balance of indoor and outdoor play, […]

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Mount Lofty Botanic Garden’s 40th Birthday | 5 Nov 2017

[ November 5, 2017; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Mount Lofty Botanic Garden’s 40th Birthday
Can you believe Mount Lofty Botanic Garden opened to the public for the first time 40 years ago – 5 November 1977 to be precise?

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden will celebrate the occasion with a free event and everyone is invited.

On Sunday 5 November 2017 between 12pm and 4pm you can […]

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