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New Mountain Bike Trails | O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park | Opens Dec 2017

O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park’s New Mountain Bike Trails
The new mountain bike trails at O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park are now open, just in time for the Summer school holidays.
O’Halloran Hill boasts a new range of mountain bike trails suitable for all abilities.  The trails are graded as easy, intermediate and advanced.
You can cycle your way through […]

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New Year’s Eve in Adelaide | Family Friendly Guide & Where to See Fireworks | 31 Dec 2017

[ December 31, 2017; ]
New Years Eve Adelaide – Your Guide to Family Friendly New Year Celebrations
There are plenty of free celebrations planned all over South Australia, many with spectacular fireworks. Check out the options below.

Wishing you and your family a safe and Happy New Year in 2018, full of good health, plenty of laughter, new family adventures and […]

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Rivergum Homes New Year’s Eve Celebrations | Victor Harbor | 31 Dec 2017

[ December 31, 2017; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ]
Rivergum Homes New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Victor Harbor
Join in the free fun family entertainment on Warland Reserve in Victor Harbor and enjoy the kid’s early fireworks at 9:45pm, followed by a midnight fireworks spectacular!
Rivergum Homes New Year’s Eve celebrations attract more than 10,000 spectators enjoying the festivities around Warland Reserve, and over 30,000 locals, […]

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Urban Beach | Adelaide Riverbank | Pinky Flat | 1 Dec 2017 – 28 Jan 2018

[ December 1, 2017 to January 28, 2018. ]  
Urban Beach Adelaide
There’s a new kid on the Adelaide Riverbank; Urban Beach is taking over the shores of Pinky Flat with a sandy oasis this summer.
Enjoy a taste of sumptuous summer food, splash about in the kids’ water play area, or pull up a beach chair and kick back with a good book. Don’t forget […]

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Cinema By The Sea | New Year’s Eve | Christies Beach | 31 Dec 2017

[ December 31, 2017; 4:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]  
Cinema by the Sea on New Year’s Eve 2017
An easy night for families with kids and the elderly for New Year’s Eve to come out and enjoy a fabulous family friendly evening by the seaside.
The Christies Beach Business and Tourism Association, supported by City of Onkaparinga in conjunction with Orange Fridge, Selling SA Christies Beach […]

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New Year’s Eve at the Bay | Glenelg | 31 Dec 2017

[ December 31, 2017; ]
Join the fun in Glenelg this New Year’s Eve to celebrate 2017 and welcome in 2018.
The Glenelg foreshore will come alive with free live entertainment, free children’s activities and fireworks.
Entertainment will commence at 5.30pm and will include The Potbelleez, Jaki J, Jinx and Katie Wright. Fireworks will commence at 9.30pm at Glenelg and Brighton and […]

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Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant | 31 Dec 2017

[ December 31, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]  
Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant
New Year’s Eve 2017 will see the 20th Annual Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant.
The pageant consists of a parade of approximately 40 colourful floats leaving Katherine Drive at 7.30pm sharp, winding its way through the streets of Normanville ending at the beautiful Normanville foreshore at approximately 8pm.  Locals and tourists alike […]

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Top 10 Christmas Things to Do and See Around Adelaide | Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 31, 2017. ]
Christmas in Adelaide | Top Things to Do and See
Christmas time brings a sense of wonder and excitement to little people as the big day draws near. We’ve put together a list of things to do and see and places to go around Adelaide that are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s faces. Escape […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Water Wonderland at Bonython Park | Dec 2017 to Jan 2018

The world’s largest inflatable water theme park, Water Wonderland, is in Adelaide 28 December 2017 to 28 January 2018.
The water theme park will burst open its gates in time for the summer school holidays at Bonython Park.
Water Wonderland is aimed at bringing fun and excitement to the cities and major regional towns of Australia.  Many […]

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Christmas Pooch Party | Belair National Park | 16 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Christmas Pooch Party at Belair National Park
Don’t forget your dog this Christmas. Bring your four-legged friend to Belair National Park’s Main Oval this Saturday between 10am and 12pm and make a dog enrichment toy thanks to the RSPCA South Australia.

You’ll also have the chance to get to know the dog-friendly trails on ranger guided walks […]

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Twilight Picking at Beerenberg | Hahndorf | 15-17 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017. ]

Twilight Picking at Beerenberg Farm
For the weekend of the annual Hahndorf Christmas Village and Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt (15-17 December 2017), Beerenberg will be open for late night trading and twilight picking.
Picking your own strawberries is a fabulous experience for the whole family and the tradition has been running continuously (in season) at Beerenberg since 1975.  The concept was […]

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Movies in the Park – Moana | Klemzig Reserve | 17 Dec 2017

[ December 17, 2017; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Movies in the Park screening of Moana at Klemzig Reserve
Klemzig Reserve sets the back drop to an open air cinema on Sunday, 17 December.  A free movie event screening of Moana for the whole family to enjoy with food and refreshments available from 6.30pm.  The movie will begin at sunset.

Families are welcome to bring rugs, […]

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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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Adelaide Strikers Fan Day | Glenelg | 17 Dec 2017

[ December 17, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Get up close and personal with the Adelaide Strikers at the Adelaide Strikers Fan Day!
For young and old fans who are keen to get up close and personal with their Strikers male and female playing heroes in the lead up to what will be an electrifying season of T20 cricket, the Adelaide Strikers Fan Day […]

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Christmas Festival | Hampstead Gardens Church of Christ | 16 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Hampstead Gardens Church of Christ Christmas Festival
The Hampstead Gardens Church of Christ Christmas Festival will be held on the corner of Gambia & Falcon Avenues, Hampstead Gardens from 4pm to 8pm on Saturday, 16 December 2017.
Families can enjoy free Christmas craft, free jumping castle, market stalls, Christmas shopping, carol singing and a free BBQ.
This is […]

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Forkmas | Victoria Square | 15 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Forkmas in Victoria Square
Join Fork On The Road for their annual Forkmas celebration on Friday 15 December between 5pm and 9pm in Victoria Square South.

All of your favourite Adelaide Food Trucks will be there with a range of dinner options to choose from along with a Fork bar full of South Australian craft beer, wine […]

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Lego Christmas Zone | Burnside Village | 13-22 Dec 2017

[ December 13, 2017 to December 22, 2017. ]
Burnside Village LEGO Christmas Zone
This Christmas the kids can be entertained at Burnside Village with their interactive Christmas LEGO Zone.
The LEGO Christmas zone at Burnside Village is all about getting the kids involved in active and imaginative building missions with a festive twist.  Kids can partake in the Speed Challenge; race your friends against the […]

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Ended: WIN Paddington Movie Tickets & Prize Pack | In Cinemas 21 Dec 2017

Paddington 2 | In Cinemas 21 December 2017
Following on from Paddington, the teaser trailer for Paddington 2 is now available, offering a first look at the next adventure of everyone’s favourite, loveable bear.
The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a […]

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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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Innes National Park | Ranger Guided Walks | Park of the Month Dec 2017

[ December 28, 2017; 8:00 pm; December 30, 2017; 8:00 pm; ]
Innes National Park – Park of the Month December 2017
Celebrate Innes National Park this December by joining a ranger-guided walk. Hear the good-news story of the re-introduced Tammar Wallaby as well as the interesting history of the Old Inneston Township.

 

The Ranger-guided walks will be held on Thursday, 28 December and Saturday, 30 December at 8pm.  The departure […]

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Seaford Ambulance Station Open Day | 10 Dec 2017

Seaford Ambulance Station Open Day
To celebrate the brand new Seaford Ambulance Station, families are invited to a fun, free open day on Sunday 10 December from 11.30am-1.30pm.
There will be lots of fun, FREE activities including:

face painting
spray tattoos
henna tattoos
bouncy castle
native animals
sausage sizzle
balloon art
a live band
colouring competition
meet mascot Paramedic Pete

Also, you can have your photo taken driving an […]

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Adelaide’s New Year’s Eve | Adelaide Riverbank | 31 Dec 2017

[ December 31, 2017 6:00 pm to January 1, 2018 6:00 pm. ]
Adelaide’s New Year’s Eve 2017
Bring in the New Year with family and friends at the City of Adelaide’s free New Year’s Eve event held on Adelaide’s Riverbank. Celebrate in the electric atmosphere with live music, amazing food, a range of beverages from three beer gardens and entertainment for all ages.
Riverbank Kids Zone
This year, there will […]

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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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Greaton Christmas in Light Square | Adelaide | 17 Dec 2017

[ December 17, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
On Sunday 17 December Light Square is set to come alive with Christmas cheer.
Over 1,000 people are expected to attend Adelaide West End’s biggest free Greaton Christmas in the Park 2017 event. Proceeds will be donated to The Salvation Army’s Tree of Hope Appeal.
Join in for a day that will bring Christmas cheer to the Adelaide […]

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Hahndorf Christmas Village | 15-17 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017. ]
Explore the vibrant village of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills as it decks the halls for Christmas in 2017.
This is your chance to discover Hahndorf like you’ve never seen it before with traders open late for last minute gift shopping, restaurants and cafes available for tasty meals, wineries pouring to quench your thirst, and a […]

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Christmas Where the Angas Flows | Strathalbyn | 15 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017; 6:30 pm; ]
Christmas Where the Angas Flows is the annual Strathalbyn Christmas Party that celebrates Christmas.
Held on the evening of the last day of school, it is a fun community focused, alcohol free event.

The fun begins with the Christmas Pageant parade through High Street and Dawson Street at 6.30pm, followed by family entertainment in the Soldiers Memorial Gardens.

Traditional  carol […]

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Palace Nova Prospect Cinema Opening Week | All Tickets $5 | 7-13 Dec 2017

[ December 7, 2017 to December 13, 2017. ]
The new Palace Nova Prospect Cinema is offering $5 tickets for their opening week
To celebrate the much anticipated launch of the brand new Palace Nova Prospect Cinemas all tickets to all sessions will be only $5 from 7 to 13 December 2017.  Now you can experience Palace Nova Cinemas in two exclusive locations – Prospect […]

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Carols on the Hill | Tea Tree Gully | 9 Dec 2017

[ December 9, 2017; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Carols on the Hill at Tea Tree Gully Anglican Church
Grab your chair and a rug and celebrate Christmas with a night of carols, candles, food and hot drinks out the back of Tea Tree Gully Anglican Church at the base of Anstey Hill.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. Free candles, glowsticks, food and […]

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Marion Christmas Bazaar | Twilight Community Event | 16 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
For the first time ever the Marion Christmas Bazaar is coming to town.
The Marion Christmas Bazaar is an extravagant handmade Christmas market and is a first of its kind for Marion. This twilight event will be a fun, unique and entertaining experience for the whole family.

With free entry, this community event is open to everyone […]

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Backpacks 4 SA Kids | Christmas Present Donation | Final Drop-off 10 Dec 2017

Backpacks 4 SA Kids Christmas Present Donations
Backpacks 4 SA Kids need your help for Christmas! They have a shortage of presents for girls and boys, and newborn to 4 years old for both boys and girls.
Last year they provided 2862 Christmas presents to kids entering into emergency service facilities throughout the Christmas period within South Australia. […]

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SA Dog Rescue Annual Christmas Bash | Prospect | 10 Dec 2017

[ December 10, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA Dog Rescue’s Annual Christmas event is back on Sunday 10 December.
Bring your dog and your family along for a day of fun at the SA Dog Rescue Annual Christmas Bash.  Held at St. Helen’s Park in Prospect, the day raises funds to support all of their dogs and cats in need.  Some of the highlights […]

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Port Loop Coastal Fun Run | 16 & 17 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017 to December 17, 2017. ]  
PORT LOOP Coastal Fun Run
The PORT LOOP Coastal is a low cost, low key fun event held over 2 days showcasing Port Adelaide’s Inner Harbour.
It will be held along a 3.5km loop of the Port’s harbour including a start/finish area near Hart’s Mill. It’s a shared cycle/walk loop path which will be run anti-clockwise from […]

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SA Councils for the Swings, Rides & Slides | Find out what services your local council provides to your community

Got plans for the weekend? What about taking the kids (or grand-kids) to the playground?
Kicking a ball around at the park and throwing a few snags on the public BBQ? Or grabbing your bathers for a dip in the local pool?
South Australian councils maintain thousands of parks and playgrounds across the State for the enjoyment of […]

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Dusk Arts Market | North Adelaide | 7 Dec 2017

[ December 7, 2017; 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Dusk Arts Market at the iconic Carclew house and grounds in North Adelaide on Thursday 7 December 2017
Carclew’s magnificent house and grounds will be transformed into a festive market bustling with art and design stalls, exhibitions, live music and entertainment, arts workshops, a great selection of food trucks and a licensed bar by Alpha Box & […]

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How to Make Fluffy Slime | The Best Fluffy Slime Recipe | Australia

Slime makers of Australia rejoice! Finally Elmers glue is back!
It is being stocked at a number of shops. We have seen it at Coles, Woolworths and Spotlight stores BUT you need to be quick as they literally run out the door in no time, every time they re-stock. If you’ve seen YouTube videos and recipes […]

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Slime Making Tips | How to Fix Slime

Slime Making Tips | What do all the ingredients do?
Borax Solution: to make this, mix 1 teaspoon of Borax with 1 cup of hot water and stir to combine. We put this liquid solution in a sauce bottle for easy dispensing and storing. Borax can be found in the laundry section of supermarkets. We like […]

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Easy Glitter Slime Recipes | Two Easy Ways to Make Glitter Slime

 
How to make Glitter Slime – Easy Recipes for Glitter Slime
Glitter slime is one of our favourite types of slime. It’s so sparkly, stretchy and fun to play with, and so cool to look at. It’s also super easy to make, especially as Elmers glue is now finally available again in Australian shops. We found […]

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Boxing Day Races Morphettville 2017

Boxing Day Races at Morphettville | 26 Dec 2017

[ December 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Boxing Day Races at Morphettville
Adelaide Galvanising Boxing Day Races
It’s almost that time of year again! Time to get down to Morphettville and enjoy a day of free fun filled activities at the Adelaide Galvanising Boxing Day Races. The boxing day races is about coming together with friends and family and enjoying a fun filled day […]

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Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt | Hahndorf Christmas Markets | 15-17 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017. ]
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt – Hahndorf’s annual Christmas Markets
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt is a European-style Christmas market based in the German town of Hahndorf, organised and run by C3 Church Adelaide Hills.
It captures the essence of community, celebration, fun, laughter & family enjoying time together, such as is found in many cities in Europe over the Christmas period, but in […]

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas | Ignite Unley Outdoor Cinema | 8 Dec 2017

[ December 8, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Ignite Unley Outdoor Cinema – How The Grinch Stole Christmas
The City of Unley will celebrate everything Christmas with a free outdoor cinema event at Forestville Reserve on Friday 8 December, 2017.
Activities start from 6pm with How the Grinch Stole Christmas screening at sunset. Explore Christmas markets, be entertained with live music and children’s activities, and […]

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