Tag Archives: august 2019
intergenerational playgroup

Playgroup SA Intergenerational Playgroups | 2019

Intergenerational Playgroups
Ageless Play Intergenerational Playgroups are fast becoming a favourite playgroup for families and communities around Australia.
While sharing a similar approach to regular Community Playgroups, Ageless Play offers something extra special. Through partnerships with aged care services, retirement villages and seniors’ groups – Ageless Play Playgroups are bridging generational gaps to reduce isolation and ageism […]

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royal adelaide show win tickets

Ended: WIN a Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show | 30 Aug – 8 Sep 2019

[ August 30, 2019 to September 8, 2019. ]
Here’s another chance to WIN A Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show 2019
As always there’s plenty to get excited about at this year’s Royal Adelaide Show. Taking in two full weekends and running for ten days in total, this year’s Show promises to be bigger and better than ever.
The 2019 Royal Adelaide Show, opening Friday […]

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Lions 360 Experience 2 for 1 Offer | Monarto Zoo | Ends 30 Aug 2019

Lions 360 Experience at Monarto Zoo – 2 for 1 Offer
If you haven’t experienced Australia’s only 360 degree lion encounter yet, now is your chance!
Simply book a hair-raising Lions 360 fed to you by ElectraNet experience on weekdays between Monday, 26 August and Friday, 30 August 2019 and you’ll get another Lions 360 experience for […]

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threatened species bake off

Threatened Species Bake Off | 7 Sep 2019

[ September 7, 2019 to September 9, 2019. ]
Threatened Species Bake Off
The Threatened Species Bake Off is an invitation to Australians to bake a dessert in the shape of a threatened species to commemorate Threatened Species Day on 7 September.
The Bake Off aims to build awareness in the community about Australia’s remarkable and unique threatened wildlife that call Australia home. The Threatened Species […]

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The angry birds movie

Ended: WIN Tickets to The Angry Birds Movie 2 | In Cinemas 12 Sep 2019

The Angry Birds Movie 2 | In Cinemas 12 September 2019
The flightless angry birds and the scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level in The Angry Birds Movie 2.
When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, Red, Chuck, Bomb, and Mighty Eagle recruit Chuck’s sister Silver […]

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royal adelaide show win tickets

Ended: WIN a Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show | 30 Aug – 8 Sep 2019

Win A Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show 2019
As always there’s plenty to get excited about at this year’s Royal Adelaide Show. Taking in two full weekends and running for ten days in total, this year’s Show promises to be bigger and better than ever.
The 2019 Royal Adelaide Show, opening Friday 30 August and closing […]

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wilfred taylor nature playground adelaide south

Wilfred Taylor Reserve $1.3M Nature Playground to Be the Biggest in Adelaide’s South

The new nature playground at Morphett Vale’s Wilfred Taylor Reserve is set to become the biggest in Adelaide’s southern suburbs.
After recent approval by the City of Onkaparinga council, the spacious nature playspace will begin its construction late 2019 and expected to be open by mid-2020.
The only other large playspace in the City of Onkaparinga is […]

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byethorne park update

Byethorne Park Nature Play Area Update | Nairne | Aug 2019

Byethorne Park Nature Play Area Update
The new nature play area at Byethorne Park has recently had some new installations.
During a lull in the rain last week, new play equipment and soft fall was installed. The kicking field is still to be seeded and that area will remain roped off until fully established.
The developers are looking […]

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Brickworks Marketplace & Cara Quiet Hour | Sensory Friendly Shopping | 26 Aug 2019

[ August 26, 2019; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ]
Brickworks Marketplace & Cara Quiet Hour
In a South Australian first, Brickworks Marketplace and Cara will host the first shopping centre Quiet Hour next week.
The Torrensville shopping centre’s three major retailers, Woolworths, Big W and Tony & Marks, as well as the mall spaces, have committed to going quiet for an hour on Monday, 26 August […]

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marvel universe live australia

Marvel Universe Live Australia Tour | Adelaide Entertainment Centre | 26 – 29 Mar 2020

[ March 26, 2020; March 27, 2020; March 28, 2020; March 29, 2020; ]
Marvel Universe Live – Adelaide
It has been announced that Marvel Universe Live will be touring Australia next year and will be coming to Adelaide Entertainment Centre from 26 – 29 March 2020.
In this live performance of the ever popular Marvel Universe characters, see Spider-man, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk, Black Widow and […]

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Are You Australia’s Best Kids’ Newsreader Competition | Studio 10 | Closes 25 Aug 2019

[ August 19, 2019 to August 25, 2019. ]
Are You Australia’s Best Kids’ Newsreader Competition – Calling All Kids!
Studio 10 and Kidsnews.com.au are searching for Australia’s best kids’ newsreader to join them live on Studio 10 on Friday 30 August 2019.
Think you’ve got what it takes? Simply upload a short video up to 30 seconds long to show why you’re Australia’s best newsreader.  […]

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SALA Sunday on Goody

SALA Sunday on Goody | 25 Aug 2019

[ August 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SALA Sunday on Goody
This is a free family event to celebrate SALA in the Heart of Goodwood.
Goodwood Road is hosting a FREE family event on Gilbert Street to celebrate the South Australian Living Arts Festival (SALA). There will be art displayed, along with plenty of food and wine, kids workshops, facepainting and goody bags.
Activities:
Food and […]

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sea shepherd beach clean

Adelaide Beach Clean: Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign | Port Noarlunga | 25 Aug 2019

[ August 25, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Port Noarlunga Beach Clean | Sea Shepherd
Celebrate Marine Park of the Month by taking part in this FREE Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign event at Port Noarlunga.
This time there will be some amazing guests along with a first ever fun run. Learn more about what a Marine Park is, about plastic pollution and help the […]

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The One & All Tall Ship | Open Days | Port Adelaide | Aug 2019 – Apr 2020

[ August 18, 2019; September 22, 2019; October 20, 2019; November 16, 2019; December 1, 2019; February 9, 2020; March 22, 2020; April 13, 2020; ]
The One & All Tall Ship Open Days
Go on board to see South Australia’s greatest sailing asset – The One & All.
Walk the decks, be at the ship’s helm, venture into the galley and the saloon. This handcrafted ship tells the stories of yesteryear of how sail transport and life on board was like. The […]

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ethel shipwreck

See the Ethel Shipwreck Fully Exposed | Innes National Park | Aug 2019

See South Australia’s Ethel Shipwreck Fully Exposed
Now is the time to visit Innes National Park to see the Ethel Shipwreck fully exposed.
Unlike other South Australian historic shipwrecks, the Ethel Shipwreck is unusual due to it being on land rather than under water. Recently, the Ethel has become fully exposed again and can be seen without […]

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Dymocks Top 51 Kids’ Books | 2019

Dymocks Top 51 Kids’ Books for 2019
Each year Dymocks release their top 51 kids book to help get kids reading and it is always an inspirational list.  Voted by the Dymocks Booklovers members, you will find lots of beloved children’s classics as well as some new favourites, books from captivating series and plenty of Australian […]

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Star Gazing at Mylor Oval | Adelaide Hills Science Hub | 31 Aug 2019

[ August 31, 2019; 5:00 pm; ]
Star Gazing at Mylor Oval  – **SOLD OUT**
After a sold out session in March, the Adelaide Hills Science Hub are once again travelling from the moon to the edge of the universe.

Rug up, take along a picnic rug, watch the sunset and view the night sky through powerful computerised telescopes.

Drinks, coffee and and gourmet BBQ […]

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Lobethal Bakery | Home of the Giant Donut in the Adelaide Hills | Review

The Adelaide Hills has long been known for its beautiful landscapes, cellar doors and family fun, but did you know it’s also home to the giant donut?
by Katrina Gogel
The Lobethal Bakery has become famous in Adelaide for this gigantic treat. They’ve been producing giant chocolate sprinkle donuts for nearly twelve months now, and due to its […]

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National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant Mini Film Competition | Ends 30 Aug 2019

[ July 15, 2019 to August 30, 2019. ]
National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant Mini Film Competition
This year for the first time, the National Pharmacies Christmas pageant is giving children the opportunity to win ‘A World Full of Wonder’ experience by entering the 2019 Mini Film Competition.
The National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant is calling on the creativity of children aged 6 – 12 years old to […]

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FruChocs Appreciation Day | Adelaide | 23 Aug 2019

[ August 23, 2019; ]
FruChocs Appreciation Day 2019
Calling all FruChocaholics and sweet tooths alike! Celebrate FruChocs Appreciation Day on Friday 23 August in Rundle Mall.
From 10am in Gawler Place there will be free activities including face painters, music, the FruChoc photobooth, the unveiling of their new 3D Trick Eye Art, the NOVA Casanova’s and so much more.
Fan favourite Mr […]

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steven ter horst free hot chocolate

FREE Hot Chocolate Day at Steven ter Horst Hyde Park | 17 Aug 2019

[ August 17, 2019; 9:00 am; ]
FREE Hot Chocolate Day at Steven ter Horst Chocolatier Hyde Park
Steven ter Horst Chocolatier will be hosting a special free hot chocolate day to celebrate the opening of his newest store at Hyde Park.
Enjoy a delicious complimentary hot chocolate of any flavour (1 hot chocolate per customer).

Flavours include:

Aztec Chilli – blend of Chilli and […]

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Pine Reserve Playground, Aberfoyle Park, Things to do with kids in Adelaide

Pine Reserve Playground | Aberfoyle Park | Review

We’ve recently stumbled across an old gem – Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park
by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever lived in an area for years and not realised that you had an absolute treasure of a playground literally around the corner?
This is what has happened to us. How did we not know about Pine Reserve Playground […]

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carnival day at woodville

Carnival Day @ Woodville | SANFL Eagles vs Crows | 18 Aug 2019

[ August 18, 2019; ]
Carnival Day @ Woodville
Enjoy Carnival Day @ Woodville where the Eagles take on the Adelaide Crows in Round 17 in the SANFL Statewide Super League at Maughan Thiem Kia Oval.
This will be a perfect day for families with a huge range of free activities including a free jumping castle, face painting and a huge kids […]

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tea with a princess

Dunluce Castle Sunday History Tour & Devonshire Tea | Brighton | 25 Aug 2019

[ August 25, 2019; ]
Dunluce Castle History Tour & Devonshire Tea
Booking a Tour at the historical Dunluce Castle contributes to the preservation of a Historically Listed Building and helps to keep its stories alive.
These tours and other events are being held at Dunluce to bring in revenue for all the expensive preservation projects. With the help of the community, […]

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mortal kombat casting

Mortal Kombat Extras Casting Call | Glenside | 17 Aug 2019

[ August 17, 2019; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Mortal Kombat Extras Casting Call
Heesom Casting are opening their doors to any and all Adelaide residents who wish to appear as extras in the major blockbuster feature film, Mortal Kombat.
Meet the Australian casting directors on Saturday 17 August 2019 from 9am – 2pm at Heesom Casting at Adelaide Studios. There are hundreds of roles available for […]

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Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | 25 Aug 2019

[ August 25, 2019; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Oliphant Science Awards Open Day 2019
At the 2019 Oliphant Science Awards Open Day you can see, learn and immerse the whole family in science.
Explore the winning entries in SA’s largest science competition. Watch live science shows all afternoon – exploring Australia’s wildlife, chemistry experiments, dinosaurs and space.
Get hands-on with robots, Lego, puzzles, and compete to […]

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FREE National Science Week events | Adelaide Zoo | 13 & 15 Aug 2019

[ August 13, 2019; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. August 15, 2019; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ]
To celebrate National Science Week, Adelaide Zoo are hosting FREE information evenings completely open to the public, so you can learn more about what they do at the zoo!
**Editors note: All events are now fully booked
Don’t miss the chance to learn about how the zoo uses scientific methods to understand and enrich the lives of […]

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festival of the magpie

Festival of the Magpie | Cleland Wildlife Park | 17 & 18 Aug 2019

[ August 17, 2019 to August 18, 2019. ]
Festival of the Magpie at Cleland Wildlife Park
Known for their sweet song and sometimes vicious aerial assaults, the magpie is a highly intelligent bird, and one that is often misunderstood.
To help gain a better understanding of magpies and their habits, Cleland Wildlife Park is holding a two day ‘Festival of the Magpie’ event on the […]

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scinema

SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange | National Science Week | 24 Aug 2019

[ August 24, 2019; ]
SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange
If you love film and are interested in science go along to the SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange event.
On Saturday 24 August, six films will be screened at The Science Exchange across four sessions straight from this year’s SCINEMA International Science Film Festival in support of National Science Week. A dedicated […]

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Granite Island Planting Day | Victor Harbor | 11 Aug 2019

[ August 11, 2019; ]
Granite Island Planting Day
Go along and help Friends of Granite Island plant seedlings to restore the Little Penguin habitat.
On Sunday 11 August the local ranger will be on hand and you can learn about the Little Penguin from the volunteers, who are working hard to look after the island, by joining a penguin tour.
If you […]

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Legend of Isla Nublar

LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar | Mini-series on 9Go! | 15 August 2019

[ August 15, 2019; ]
LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar
LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar is set to premiere on Channel Nine’s 9Go! from 15 August 2019 in Australia.
Universal Brand Development (Universal), the LEGO Group and Channel Nine have announced the all-new, animated mini-series, LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar, will be airing on 9Go! From 15 […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Lobethal Bushland Park | Review

Grab your kids, lace up your hiking boots and head for the Hills to explore the wooded wonderland that is Lobethal Bushland Park.
by Katrina Gogel
Located on the outskirts of Lobethal, Bushland Park is brimming with history and beauty. Before being acquired by the Adelaide Hills Council in 1986 the two reservoirs located here supplied the […]

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Annual Camellia Show | Carrick Hill | 10 & 11 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
Camellias South Australia Inc present the annual Camellia Show at Carrick Hill
Camellias South Australia Inc will hold their annual Camellia Show at Carrick Hill in Springfield over the weekend of August 10 and 11.   Admission is free and there will be countless blooms on display and quality plants for sale.

Visitors on the day will […]

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ABC YourSpace | Help Shape ABC Programming | Aug 2019

[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
ABC YourSpace – Help Shape the ABC
As Australia’s independent national public broadcaster, the ABC’s goal is to be the home of Australian conversations, culture and stories.
Everything the ABC does is for you and they strive to bring you distinctive content and outstanding experiences. You can help shape what they do by joining their online feedback community, YourSpace.
With your […]

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kids free in august victor harbour

Kids Ride FREE on the Victor Harbor Horse Tram | 1-31 Aug 2019

[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
Kids Ride FREE on the Victor Harbor Horse Tram in August
1 August is when all horses in the southern hemisphere celebrate their birthdays so to celebrate, the Victor Harbor Horse Tram will be FREE for kids for the month of August.
The Victor Harbor Horse Tram’s Clydesdale team can’t wait to celebrate for the whole month […]

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Illuminart Travelling Light Show | SALA | Regional South Australia | Aug & Sep 2019

[ August 2, 2019 to August 6, 2019. August 8, 2019 to August 10, 2019. August 16, 2019 to August 19, 2019. August 22, 2019 to August 23, 2019. August 25, 2019; August 28, 2019; August 30, 2019; September 27, 2019 to September 29, 2019. ]
Illuminart Light Show to Travel Around Regional South Australia – August & September 2019
lluminart will be creating after dark light shows featuring bold, colourful artwork and stories which will be projected onto Silos, Town Halls, and large walls all around regional South Australia as part of the SALA Festival.
The tour will help commemorate the Falie […]

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Sensory Information for the Royal Adelaide Show | 30 Aug – 8 Sep 2019

[ August 30, 2019 to September 8, 2019. ]
Sensory Information for the 2019 Royal Adelaide Show
The Royal Adelaide Show is a hive of activity each and every day, and they would love everyone to enjoy South Australia’s largest event.  However with so much to see and do, as well as large, noisy crowds, this may not be possible for everyone.  This year the […]

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How to Enjoy the Royal Adelaide Show on a Budget | Family Friendly Show Tips

[ August 30, 2019 to September 8, 2019. ]
How to Enjoy the Royal Adelaide Show on a Budget & Family Friendly Show Tips
Learn how to save and make the most of the FREE entertainment and activities at The Show!
As the month of September approaches the excitement grows because the count down to the Royal Adelaide Show begins.  Kids growing up in South Australia […]

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Kids Navigate Neuroscience

Kids Navigate Neuroscience | National Science Week | University of Adelaide | 11 Aug 2019

[ August 11, 2019; ]
Kids Navigate Neuroscience
Why does food not taste good when we have a cold? Is the word “Yanny” or “Laurel?” How do neurons communicate? What does the brain look like up close?
In this interactive National Science Week children’s event, held by the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide, kids will get […]

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Woodlane Reserve

New Playground at Woodlane Reserve | Murray Bridge | Opens Aug 2019

New Playground at Woodlane Reserve in Mypolonga
A new playground being built at Woodlane Reserve is set to open in early August 2019.
There is a great variety of equipment going in including a face-to-face swing, inclusive diablo and huge climbing frame. Workers are putting finishing touches to the installation to ensure it is safe for everyone, […]

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