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Adelaide 36ers Basketball Game | Mar 2018 Review

[ March 25, 2018; ]
Taking the kids to a basketball game is a great family outing. It’s fast and exciting to watch, there’s constantly something entertaining happening with plenty of audience participation, plus the stadium is smaller and enclosed (compared to an oval), which puts you much closer to the action, no matter where you are sitting.

There’s no time […]

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Bloom Flower Crown Party | Adelaide Party Review | Teen Party Idea

Flower Crown Party | A Perfect Tween or Teen Birthday Party Idea
When thinking of party ideas for my daughter’s 13th Birthday celebration, we looked for something that was age appropriate, still sweet, but not too cutesy, fun and interactive, that a group of tweens would enjoy. A Bloom Flower Crowns party ticked all the boxes […]

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The Family Cook

The Family Cook – freshly cooked meals your whole family will enjoy | Play & Go Review The Family Cook

The Family Cook – freshly cooked meals your whole family will enjoy
Play & Go Review | The Family Cook
We were lucky enough to sample some of The Family Cook’s delicious family dinners – delivered straight to the door.
We all know those fabulous home cooks, and super-organised types who have a meal plan for every night […]

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Adelaide Fringe Kids’ Reviews | 2018

Adelaide Fringe 2018 Kids’ Review
Whilst the Play & Go team have been out and about reviewing many shows at the Adelaide Fringe, we also wanted to know what kids think of these shows. So we asked you to tell us which shows your child wanted to review on our Facebook page, and we sent a […]

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Ed Sheeran Divide World Tour | Adelaide Concert 7 Mar 2018 | Review

Ed Sheeran Divide Tour – Adelaide Concert Wednesday 7 March 2018
If you were wondering what was causing the traffic jam in the city Wednesday evening, it’s because 65,000 Ed Sheeran fans were descending on Adelaide Oval for his Divide World Tour concert.
What a concert it was! Just Ed Sheeran, his guitar and loop station playing […]

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Stirling Fringe | Adelaide Fringe 2018 | Review

Stirling Fringe | Adelaide Fringe 2018 Review
The Stirling Fringe is great for those looking for a unique fringe experience, but on a smaller scale. Stirling is only a 10-minute drive from the toll-gate up the freeway so it is very easy to get to and parking is easy and free.
The Stirling Fringe is set on […]

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Royal Croquet Club | Adelaide Fringe 2018 | Review

Royal Croquet Club | Adelaide Fringe Review
Royal Croquet Club – you can’t play croquet, but you can roller skate!
There is plenty for all ages to see and do at the Royal Croquet Club in 2018, located down on Pinky Flat (opposite Next Generation).  From fabulous family friendly shows such as 360 Allstars, A Simple Space […]

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GROUNDED: Pop Up Precinct | Adelaide Fringe 2018 | Review

GROUNDED: A new pop up precinct for kids and their adults | Review
GROUNDED was a new pop-­up precinct set up in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga for the Adelaide Fringe 2018.  For two weeks the venue played host to international theatre, free film screenings, creative workshops, interactive installations and a music festival.  There were plenty of local food options […]

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Payneham Oval Playground Review

Payneham Oval Playground | Adelaide Playgrounds | Review

Payneham Oval Playground
Another addition to the Adelaide playgrounds we love
This is one of our favourite playgrounds in Adelaide and if you haven’t discovered it, we think it’s well worth a trip. Kids of all ages will love Payneham Oval Playground – there’s heaps to keep them busy and the play equipment is designed to be […]

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Peter Rabbit Cafe Review

Peter Rabbit Cafe | Hindley Street | Review

Peter Rabbit Cafe
Since it opened in 2015 people having been flocking to Hindley Street’s Peter Rabbit cafe. If you find yourself in the west end of Adelaide’s CBD needing a good coffee or something tasty and wholesome to eat then here are some reasons why you should add Peter Rabbit to your shortlist.
In a nutshell […]

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Saha café – family-friendly Lebanese cafe on the Parade

Saha café – family-friendly Lebanese cafe on the Parade

Saha Café – family-friendly Lebanese cafe on The Parade
Looking for a fabulous spot for coffee or a delicious lunch … with the kids in tow?
A new café has just opened up in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs and it’s been designed with families in mind. Saha is a little oasis in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs with a focus […]

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Pitch Perfect 3 | In Cinemas 1 Jan 2018 | Review

Pitch Perfect 3 | In Cinemas 1 January 2018 
Pitch Perfect 3 follows everyone’s favourite a capella group, the Bellas, as they struggle in the real world. After college, they all go their separate ways, facing the reality of normal jobs compared to their previous singing adventures. However, after reuniting, they are given […]

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Santa’s Wonderland Adelaide 2017 | All You Need to Know | Review

Santa’s Wonderland is back in Adelaide again until Christmas Eve, after a popular debut last year.
So, what’s it like this year? It truly is a magical wonderland for kids – we think it’s even better than last year and more Christmassy too. They have truly outdone themselves with making it a Christmas paradise. Everywhere you […]

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Paddington 2 | In Cinemas 21 Dec 2017 | Film Review

Paddington 2 | Review
If you enjoyed Paddington or if you are looking for a movie that’s great for kids as well as entertaining for adults then you can’t go past Paddington 2.
Paddington 2 starts with bear cub Paddington floating down a raging river while two bears sit on a bridge watching him. They endeavour to rescue […]

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Adelaide Himeji Garden | South Terrace | Review

Adelaide Himeji Garden on South Terrace
The Adelaide Himeji Garden is a little hidden oasis on the South side of the city.  The Garden represents an important example of contemporary Japanese garden design and is meticulously maintained and beautifully presented.
Established in 1985 in celebration of Adelaide’s sister city partnership with the ancient city of Himeji in […]

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Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair | Review

Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair Review
Now in its 129th year, the Uraidla and Summertown Country Show continues to get bigger and better every year.  The Uraidla show has all the charm of a country show with a lot of fun things to do and great things to see, taste, drink and buy.
With […]

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A Long Lazy Lunch at the Lazy Ballerina | Dinglebadinga

A long, lazy lunch at the Lazy Ballerina
The name of this idyllic venue is not going to be forgotten quickly! The Lazy Ballerina really is a beautiful spot to spend a sunny afternoon with friends relaxing over a bottle of wine, nibbles and pizza.

The Lazy Ballerina is located at Dinglebadinga, opposite Kuitpo Forest and 10 […]

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Easy Bushwalk for Kids – Eurilla Track Mt Lofty | Review

 An easy bushwalk for kids – Eurilla Track to Mt Lofty Summit
Has your family ever had those days when everyone is feeling a little frustrated at being cooped up, the telly has been on too long and you’re all a little fidgety? We find a bush walk makes everyone feel happier and calmer in our […]

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Ridge Park | Open Space, Playgrounds and Outdoor Recreation | Myrtle Bank | Review

The City of Unley’s Ridge Park has everything you need for a fun family day outdoors. From fabulous play equipment and BBQ facilities to sport courts and wide open play spaces, this area is suitable for all ages.

At over five hectares, Ridge Park is home to a large oval, tennis and basketball/netball courts, outdoor fitness […]

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Once Upon A Time Royal Princess Ball

Once Upon A Time Royal Princess Ball Review | Oct 2017

Once Upon A Time Royal Princess Ball
Once Upon A Time Royal Princess Ball Review by Play & Go
Today I had the honour of taking my littlest person to her first ever ball. Miss 2 and I attended as Royal Guests to the Once Upon A Time Royal Princess Ball at the Krystal Palace.
The world of princesses, […]

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The Cookie Dough Lab | Semaphore | Review

The Cookie Dough Lab – serving raw, eggless and safe to eat cookie dough treats!
If your kids enjoy making homemade cookies, but spoonfuls of mixture tend to disappear rather than being placed on the baking tray,  then perhaps you need to visit The Cookie Dough Lab!

The Cookie Dough Lab opened in Semaphore last week to […]

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Ridiculous Playground Adelaide | What you need to know | Review

[ October 7, 2017 to October 8, 2017. ]  
Ridiculous Playground promised a whole lot of ridiculous fun and laughs – and they have certainly brought it to Adelaide. We had an amazing fun-filled two hours of very active fun on their epic inflatable course.

There are some stations that are dry and some that are wet. We suggest doing the dry ones first if […]

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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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BEEP review photo by Windmill Theatre

BEEP by Windmill | Review

BEEP review
The brand new show from the makers of Grug, BEEP has a positive message about friendship and learning to welcome new people into your world.
Review by Susannah Marks
BEEP is set in a little village where each day is reassuringly familiar to the one before. The main character is Mort, a stripy, round creature who […]

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Allenby Gardens Reserve Accessible Playground

Allenby Gardens Reserve Accessible Playground | Review

Allenby Gardens Reserve Accessible Playground
This is a fabulous inclusive playspace set in a family-friendly reserve and a great spot for a day out.
Review by Susannah Marks
The City of Charles Sturt and WillPlay have come together to create this inclusive play space at Allenby Gardens Reserve. With custom-designed equipment by Willplay SA, this is their first wheelchair accessible play […]

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