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Grasslands Trail | Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi | 6-31 October 2018

[ October 6, 2018 to October 31, 2018. ]
Grasslands Trail at Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi
Your kids will love the blend of nature and history in this new city-based discovery trail, where children can explore one of Adelaide’s most unique natural habitats.
The self-guided trail is designed for your children to imagine, observe and explore.

Simply grab a free activity book and follow the signs!

Booklets can be picked […]

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SA Spring Garden Festival | Mount Pleasant | 22 Sep 2018

[ September 22, 2018; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The very picturesque township of Mt Pleasant will be the backdrop to the 2018 SA Spring Garden Festival which will take place on Saturday 22 September.
Mt Pleasant Farmers Market will partner with the festival, and run in conjunction with extended trading hours to align with those on the festival day.
The SA Spring Garden Festival will […]

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Park of the Month | Onkaparinga River National Park & Onkaparinga River Recreation Park | Sep 2018

[ September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018. ]
Onkaparinga River National Park & Onkaparinga River Recreation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month for September 2018
All are invited to celebrate Onkaparinga River National Park and Onkaparinga River Recreation Park as Park of the Month this September.
These parks offer a diverse range of hiking trails that take you from the rugged Onkaparinga […]

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Adelaide Oval Stadium Golf | 29 Oct – 4 Nov 2018

[ October 29, 2018 to November 4, 2018. ]
Adelaide Oval Stadium Golf
Golf is coming to Adelaide Oval!  In a first for Australia, Adelaide Oval will be turned into a golfer’s paradise over seven days, from Monday 29 October to Sunday 4 November 2018.

Featuring a nine-hole golf course, a nine-hole putting course, a Clubhouse putting hole, longest drive simulator competition and more – all […]

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Wild Explorers in Adelaide | Southern Adelaide Parklands | 1, 8, 15 & 22 Sep 2018

[ September 1, 2018; September 8, 2018; September 15, 2018; September 22, 2018; ]
Wild Explorers in Adelaide
Do you have a curious and inquisitive child under the age of 6 who loves spending time outdoors? Then you have a Wild Explorer!
Gather in the beautiful Southern Adelaide Parklands to play, explore and get a little messy. The Wild Explorers sessions are designed and run by experienced occupational therapists with unstructured […]

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Flinders University’s SpringFest Featuring Nature Play SA | 6 Oct 2018

[ October 6, 2018; ]
Spring into Flinders; Play, stay & enjoy the day at SpringFest.
Flinders University is calling all explorers to experience a 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.
Register for your free […]

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Park of the Month – Sturt Gorge Recreation Park | Aug 2018

August Park of the Month – Sturt Gorge Recreation Park
South Australia’s Sturt Gorge Recreation Park is internationally recognised as an area of conservation and geological significance. A beautiful place to explore, the park is a popular destination for mountain bike riding and hiking with an amazing network of new shared-use trails.  This month you can […]

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Salisbury Plays at Bridgestone Reserve | 16 Sep 2018

[ September 16, 2018; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Games, sport, fun and food. Join in the fun at ‘Salisbury Plays’.
Head along to Bridgestone Reserve in Salisbury South on Sunday 16 September to celebrate the arrival of spring. There will be games for the kids and play equipment, so bring a picnic blanket, some lunch and the family and make a day of this […]

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Outdoor Classroom Day | 1 Nov 2018

[ November 1, 2018; ]
Outdoor Classroom Day
Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outdoors and prioritise playtime.
In 2017, over 2.3 million children worldwide took part, almost 200,000 of those were in Australia. Outdoor learning improves children’s health, engages them with […]

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Real Life Classroom Competition | Win a Family Outback Trip | Caravan Industry Assoc. of Australia | Closes 10 Aug 2018

[ July 23, 2018 to August 10, 2018. ]
Real Life Classroom Competition
Caravan Industry Association of Australia are holding a competition for inquisitive young people who are keen to discover new places, uncover new facts and loves experiencing the wonders of the great outdoors.
Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s 2017 Real Richness report found that 94% of campers believe camping enables children to engage socially, […]

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Kuitpo Forest Trail Running SA Series | 5 Aug 2018

[ August 5, 2018; 7:30 am; ]
Kuitpo Forest Trail Running SA Series
With 3 courses in 2018, this event will take participants through an amazing mix of scenic pine plantations and native bush – be prepared to see parts of Kuitpo Forest that you have not seen before.
This Kuitpo Forest event is the third race in the 2018 TRSA (Trail Running SA) […]

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Father’s Day at Monarto Zoo | FREE Entry & BBQ Feast | 2 Sep 2018

[ September 2, 2018; 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. ]
Father’s Day at Monarto Zoo
Celebrate Father’s Day with FREE entry to Monarto Zoo.
This Father’s Day, you can take dad to Monarto Zoo for FREE* for a fantastic way to celebrate dad’s special day. You can bring your own lunch or book a spot at Monarto Zoo’s slow-cooked BBQ feast – Dads will get in free […]

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National Tree Day | City of Holdfast Bay | 29 Jul 2018

[ July 29, 2018; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
National Tree Day
City of Holdfast Bay is hosting a National Tree Day planting event in the dunes at Seacliff Beach.
The sand dunes are such an important area because they provide valuable habitat for our native animals and act as a buffer / barrier for surrounding areas during storms. By planting 1000 seedlings and revegetating the […]

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May Gibbs Garden Opening | Carrick Hill | 10 Aug 2018

[ August 10, 2018; 4:00 pm; ]
May Gibbs Garden Opening
You are invited to attend the opening of Carrick Hill’s newest addition to the Children’s Storybook Trail, the May Gibbs Garden. May Gibbs is the Australian English author well-known for her books featuring the gumnut babies Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.

Following the formalities there will be storytelling by Janeen Brian and hot chocolates in the […]

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Kangaroo Island Parks | Park of the Month July 2018

National Parks South Australia Park of the Month for July 2018
You’re invited by National Parks South Australia to celebrate Kangaroo Island’s national parks and reserves for Park of the Month this July.
Winter on Kangaroo Island is a great time to take up one of the spectacular walking trails on the Island. From Cape Willoughby in […]

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Wild Imagination Nature Play Vacation Care & Family Fun | Jul 2018

[ July 7, 2018 to July 9, 2018. July 13, 2018 to July 15, 2018. ]
Wild Imagination is a super fun way to get kids outside and into nature without the planning and mess at home!
Wild Imagination has 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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Dirt Wars Survivor | Barmera | 25-26 Aug 2018

[ August 25, 2018 to August 26, 2018. ]
Dirt Wars Survivor
Dirt Wars Survivor is for those who want to get fit and be physically challenged. The course is around 9km long with over 100 obstacles designed to be tough but fun, featuring both natural obstacles alongside manmade challenges.
The aim of the course is to get muddy while having fun with friends and other […]

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Cubby Town | Belair National Park | 17-18 Jul 2018

[ July 17, 2018 to July 18, 2018. ]
Cubby Town
Nature Play SA are excited to be teaming up with National Parks South Australia again for their 4th Cubby Town event on 17–18 July 2018 in Belair National Park.
*** Editor’s note:  Cubby Town Tuesday 17 July CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER WARNINGS. Please read the following message from Nature Play SA below.
We’re incredibly disappointed to advise […]

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Dirty Days | Fun In The Forest | Bike SA | 1 Jul, 12 Aug & 16 Sep 2018

[ July 1, 2018; August 12, 2018; September 16, 2018; ]
Dirty Days Mountain Bike Series – Fun in the Forest
Bike SA has partnered with Forestry SA to bring you an event series showcasing fantastic trails which run through three of the state’s forests.
The Dirty Days ride series features 3 options for each event; choose the ride code from the options below to suit you. If […]

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Mount Remarkable National Park | Park of the Month | June 2018

[ June 9, 2018; 9:00 am; June 10, 2018; 10:00 am; June 16, 2018; 11:30 am; June 23, 2018; 10:00 am; June 24, 2018; 10:00 am; ]
Mount Remarkable National Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month for June 2018
Everyone is invited to celebrate Mount Remarkable National Park as park of the month in June 2018. Bring warmth to your winter and explore the park – there are many free family friendly events to get involved in.
Mount Remarkable National Park […]

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Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter | 2018

Top Things to do in Winter Around Adelaide
As we head into the winter months having to survive chilly nights and rainy days can be a challenge! However, just because the sun isn’t shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do around Adelaide.
Adelaide’s milder climate means that it is still possible to venture […]

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Native Garden Blitz | Golden Grove | 27 May 2018

[ May 27, 2018; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Native Garden Blitz
Help to prepare the Native garden display at Cobbler Creek Recreation Park.
Friends of Cobbler Creek (FOCC) are establishing a native display garden next to the Kites and Kestrels playspace. This will be a Blitz event to prepare the garden for planting in June and July. Go along to help with arranging rocks and […]

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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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Pick a Pink Lady® Apple Picking | Lenswood | May 2018

[ May 5, 2018 to May 6, 2018. May 19, 2018; 10:00 am; ]
Update: Wednesday 16 May 2018
Harrisville Orchards is Opening for Apple Picking on Saturday 19 May 2018 – 10am to 4pm
Due to popular demand after a huge Pick a Pink Lady Weekend recently, Harrisville are opening their orchards one more time this season.
According to their Instagram post, the apples are still sensational and of very high quality […]

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