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neo teen takeover

Neo Teen Takeover | Art Gallery of South Australia | 13 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Neo Teen Takeover
NEO is a FREE event for teenagers aged 13-17.
Neo Teen Takeover returns for the ‘biggest arty party of the year’. In celebration of SA Youth Week, teens take over the Art Gallery of SA for a massive night of teen talent, workshops and entertainment, as well as exclusive access to Quilty.

Neo is where […]

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Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show | Adelaide Showground | 30 & 31 Mar 2019

[ March 30, 2019 to March 31, 2019. ]
Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show 2019
The Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show is one of the premier horse events on the South Australian calendar.
Encompassing led and ridden classes, as well as performance and handler events, the Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show will feature a variety of different breeds, including Australian Stock Horses, Clydesdale, Miniature Ponies and […]

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Closing the Gap Day | Adelaide Showground | 27 Mar 2019

[ March 27, 2019; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Closing the Gap Day
Take part in SA’s biggest Closing the Gap Day at the Adelaide Showground.
Closing the Gap Day is a FREE all-ages event which aims to bring together people from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to share information and take meaningful action in support of achieving Indigenous health equality by 2030.
Highlights will […]

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Silo Art Trail South Australia

A Green Photography
Follow the Silo Art Trail in South Australia
If you happen to be taking a country drive around South Australia, make sure you keep your eyes open for some of the incredible artwork gracing our rural silos.
These amazing artworks have been created by a variety of talented artists from interstate and overseas who have […]

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Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema | Khumba Screening | 22 Mar 2019

[ March 22, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema – Khumba
Join the City of Unley and the African Communities Council of SA as they present an evening of African festivities.

At 6pm on Friday 22 March, the Village Green in Unley will come alive with authentic African food, live music, activities for the kids and the incredible movie “Khumba” screened […]

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Best Ideas for Free Family Fun in the City of Adelaide

Best ideas for a day of free family fun in the city.
If you are headed to the City of Adelaide for the day and you are looking some free family adventures, there are plenty of places to visit from nature playspaces, parks and gardens to bike tracks and museums.
Marshmallow Playspace and Oxbow Playspace 
Updated only last […]

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Free Live Music at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden | 14 Apr 2019

[ April 14, 2019; 2:00 pm; ]
Free Live Music at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden
Visitors to the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden can enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon with friends and family listening to live music on Sunday 14 April.
Listen to the renowned SA Police Band’s ‘Big Band’ perform classics and hits that are perfect for a relaxing afternoon.
Make the most of your weekend […]

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Touch a Truck | Noarlunga | 26 Apr 2019

[ April 26, 2019; ]
Truck-loads of fun at Touch a Truck in Noarlunga
Trucks in action are impressive. Their size, the loud noises they make and what they can do, move and build sparks the curiosity of kids of all ages. Children will have the opportunity to get a close-up look at a range of trucks at the City of Onkaparinga’s […]

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Science Alive! & Tonsley Open Day | Free Event | 24 Mar 2019

[ March 24, 2019; ]
Science Alive! & Tonsley Open Day
A partnership between Tonsley and Science Alive!, this FREE family-friendly event gives members of the public the opportunity to see, hear and touch the innovations and technologies being developed or utilised at Tonsley.
In 2008, the last car rolled off the Mitsubishi manufacturing line at Tonsley. Ten years on, the site […]

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Francis street forest

Francis Street Forest | Rundle Mall | 7-29 Mar 2019

[ March 7, 2019; March 20, 2019; March 27, 2019; March 29, 2019; ]
Francis Street Forest
Francis Street has been transformed into a place of discovery, “the Francis Street Forest”.
For the month of March, Francis Street off Rundle Mall will be adorned with plants, trees, lights and sounds for all to enjoy. There will be an array of free activities to enjoy. All events have been organised by the […]

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Oaklands Skate Park Free Concrete Sessions | Lighthouse Youth Projects | 14 Mar – 20 Jun 2019

[ March 14, 2019; March 28, 2019; April 11, 2019; April 25, 2019; May 9, 2019; May 23, 2019; June 6, 2019; June 20, 2019; ]
Free Concrete Sessions at Oaklands Skate Park
Lighthouse Youth Projects’ FREE skate/BMX sessions are back on Thursday nights from March to June 2019.
Each Concrete Session includes free skate and BMX workshops, BBQ, Mojo beverages on tap, DK bikes and POC helmets to borrow and plenty of giveaways.  Lighthouse Youth Project mentors will be right there to give […]

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foals photo exhibition

Foals: A Photographic Exhibition by Kids Around The World | Adelaide Fringe | 1-11 Mar 2019

[ March 1, 2019 to March 11, 2019. ]
Foals: a photographic exhibition by kids around the world
Presented by Sofie Kim, Foals is a photo exhibition by kids from around the world. See the similarities and enjoy the differences in a day of a life from Denmark to Korea, Nepal to Canada, Japan to Scotland and more.
This exhibition puts children behind the lens of the camera […]

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Take a Free Ride on the Driverless Vehicle at Glenelg | Jan-Jul 2019

Take a Free Ride on the Driverless Vehicle at Glenelg
The City of Holdfast Bay at Glenelg is playing host to the world’s first integrated driverless technology trial. Matilda is a portable, connected transit hub that is equipped with the latest smart technologies and provides autonomous shuttle transportation.
This trial is the future potential link with established […]

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Marion Fringe Carnival | Marion Cultural Centre | 3 Mar 2019

[ March 2, 2019 to March 3, 2019. ]
Marion Fringe Carnival
Enjoy a fun family fringe carnival weekend at the plaza of the Marion Cultural Centre. There will be live music, roving performances, art installations, children’s activities, workshops, food & wine, artisan markets and more.
**Editors note: Due to the extreme heat forecast for this Saturday 2 March, the Saturday Marion Fringe Carnival has been cancelled for safety […]

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Adelaide Chrysler Festival | Hart’s Mill | 22 – 24 Feb 2019

[ February 22, 2019 to February 24, 2019. ]
Adelaide Chrysler Festival 2019
The Adelaide Chrysler Festival is an annual show and shine held in Adelaide, the spiritual home of Chrysler in Australia. This year’s show will be held in and around the historic and picturesque Hart’s Mill Precinct at the Port Adelaide wharves. Entry is FREE for spectators and vehicle entrants.
The 2019 Adelaide Chrysler […]

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and the earth sighed

And The Earth Sighed | SA Museum & Adelaide Festival | 2-17 Mar 2019

[ March 2, 2019 to March 17, 2019. ]
And The Earth Sighed
An immersive installation by Josephine Starrs and Leon Cmielewski that presents the land and oceans as spectacular living organisms and shows the impact of human intervention on fragile environments.
This exhibit allows people of all ages to play with large scale floor projections as they observe landscapes filmed from drones. With a focus […]

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Street Art Explosion | Adelaide Fringe | 15 Feb – 17 Mar 2019

[ February 15, 2019 to March 17, 2019. ]
Street Art Explosion
Blank walls will again burst into life for the 2019 ‘Street Art Explosion’.
Street Art Explosion features brand new works that erupt with colour and creativity in Adelaide’s CBD, alongside existing artworks throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.

Each year, the Street Art Explosion program commissions Australia’s best emerging and established artists to create large-scale […]

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Marion Celebrates Twilight Street Party | Adelaide Fringe | 23 Feb 2019

[ February 23, 2019; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Marion Celebrates Twilight Street Party
A community festival in the heart of Marion, ‘Marion Celebrates’ is the highlight event as part of the very first Marion Fringe Hub at the Marion Cultural Centre.
The street party will include African drumming, dance and acrobatics with Bortier Okoe and Telema Bii, energetic and infectious tunes by The Wholias Latin […]

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Fringe On Tour | Adelaide Fringe | Feb – Apr 2019

[ February 16, 2019; February 21, 2019 to February 24, 2019. March 1, 2019 to March 3, 2019. March 8, 2019; March 16, 2019 to March 17, 2019. March 22, 2019 to March 31, 2019. April 19, 2019 to April 21, 2019. ]
Fringe On Tour
Each year, Adelaide Fringe hits the road to bring a taste of Fringe to your neighbourhood.  And this year is no different as they hit the streets in 10 amazing locations.  From Murray Bridge and Whyalla to Mount Gambier and Port Augusta, an assortment of entertainers will be performing, including live music, circus performers, […]

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FREE School Holiday Sports Program | City of Charles Sturt | 13-28 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
FREE School Holiday Sports – City of Charles Sturt
The City of Charles Sturt is inviting all children aged 2 – 17 years to try a new sport and get involved in the FREE School Holiday Sports Program.
The program will be held during the April school holidays from 13 to 28 April 2019.

Be sure to book in […]

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Adelaide Festival | Family Friendly Events | 1-17 Mar 2019

[ March 1, 2019 to March 17, 2019. ]
Adelaide Festival | Family Events
Whether you’re eight or 80, there is a whole heap of fun to be had at the 2019 Adelaide Festival.
Discover a hand-picked selection of shows and events that are perfect for kids of all ages, from Baba Yaga and Foehn to the Adelaide Writers’ Week’s Kids’ Day and the Free Opening Weekend Concert, […]

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FREE Swimming Lessons for Migrants | Sea Sure Swim School | Unley Swimming Centre, Seacliff Beach & Henley Beach | 15 Feb – 3 Apr 2019

[ February 15, 2019; February 22, 2019; February 25, 2019; March 1, 2019; March 4, 2019; March 6, 2019; March 8, 2019; March 11, 2019; March 13, 2019; March 15, 2019; March 18, 2019; March 20, 2019; March 22, 2019; March 25, 2019; March 27, 2019; April 1, 2019; April 3, 2019; ]
FREE Swimming Lessons for Migrants | Sea Sure Swim School
Surf Lifesaving SA’s Sea Sure Swim School project aims to reduce drowning deaths in South Australia.
The National Coastal Safety Report indicates that only 38% of Australians can swim further than 30m in the ocean without stopping. It also says that swimming accounts for 33% of all […]

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Rundle Mall Lunar New Year Celebrations | Year of the Pig | 8 Feb 2019

[ February 8, 2019; ]
Rundle Mall Lunar New Year Celebrations
Immerse yourself in the beautiful theatrical dances, receive traditional envelopes with chocolate coins, write your wishes for the new year, plus enjoy roaming performers, relax under traditional ornamental lanterns and more.
Held near the iconic Rundle Mall Pigs, the FREE Lunar New Year celebrations at Rundle Mall will be filled with […]

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AFL Womens Round 3 | Adelaide Crows vs Geelong Cats | Norwood Oval | 17 Feb 2019

[ February 17, 2019; ]
AFL Womens Round 3 – Adelaide Crows vs Geelong Cats
Adelaide, the Crows have returned. On Sunday afternoon, February 17, in Round 3 of the NAB AFL Women’s Competition, they’ll be taking on the Geelong Cats at Norwood Oval. It’s a history-making match – the first time that the Crows have met with the newcomer team.
Both […]

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City of Burnside presents Family Fun Days | 10 Feb, 31 Mar & 5 May 2019

[ February 10, 2019; March 31, 2019; May 5, 2019; ]
City of Burnside presents Family Fun Days
Family Fun Day – Histories & Mysteries | Sunday 10 February 2019  |  10am – 2pm
A fantastic day of Histories & Mysteries! Join in for a day of Medieval Tournaments, Historic Truck Rides, Arts & Crafts and ld Fashioned Games.

Location: Kensington Gardens Reserve
Family Fun Day – Science | Sunday 31 March 2019  […]

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Neo – I’m in Love with Art | Free Event | Art Gallery of SA | 16 Feb 2019

[ February 16, 2019; ]
Love is in the air at Neo’s first teen-exclusive event of 2019.
Join the party as the Art Gallery of South Australia spend the night celebrating the Elder Wing of Australian Art.
Neo is where young people can hang out with friends while joining in artist-led workshops, listening to local live music and taking part in performances […]

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Adelaide Writers’ Week 2019: Telling Truths | Kids’ Day | 2-7 March 2019

[ March 2, 2019 to March 7, 2019. ]
Adelaide Writers’ Week 2019: Telling Truths
The centrepiece of the Adelaide Writers’ Week program is six days of free sessions in the idyllic outdoor setting of the Pioneer Women’s Gardens, including a weekend of younger readers and a new Twilight program.

In a world where events pass by at breakneck speed, Adelaide Writers’ Week seeks to create […]

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Chinese New Year Come and Try Workshops | Adelaide Festival Centre | 10 Feb 2019

[ February 10, 2019; 2:00 pm; ]
Chinese New Year Come and Try Workshops
Try free cultural workshops, including calligraphy writing, mask painting, music and stories, before celebrating the Year of the Pig with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide – Chinese Cultural Workshops
Celebrate the Year of the Pig with the Confucius Institute. Experience the beauty of the brush […]

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Adelaide Fringe | Free Family Event Highlights | 15 Feb – 17 March 2019

Adelaide Fringe Festival FREE Family-Friendly Events
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with so much entertainment on offer in and around the city and stretching out to regional areas of South Australia.
The beauty of an open-access arts festival as unique as the Adelaide Fringe is that anyone with a show, exhibition […]

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Adelaide Central Market 150 Years of People & Produce Exhibition | State Library of SA | 25 Jan – 28 Apr 2019

[ January 25, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
150 Years of People and Produce Exhibition
The Adelaide Central Market is thrilled to be opening a free public exhibition celebrating its 150th birthday.
The iconic exhibition will open on Friday 25 January 2019, and be on display until Sunday 28 April 2019 at the Treasures Wall, State Library of South Australia. The free exhibition, in partnership […]

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Kumangka, Mukapainga, Tampinga – Together, Remember, Recognise | Installation at Elder Park (Tarntanya) | 24-28 Jan 2019

[ January 24, 2019 to January 28, 2019. ]
Kumangka, Mukapainga, Tampinga – Together, Remember, Recognise
Kumangka, Mukapainga, Tampinga, is a way of acknowledging, remembering and recognising, further thanking Aboriginal people who have contributed to our community, and those of which who are leading the way for our younger generations to follow. These individuals have committed to bettering the lives and identities of Aboriginal people […]

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Fringe In The Vines | Tomich Wines | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019 to January 27, 2019. ]
Enjoy the Australia Day long weekend with ‘Fringe in the Vines’ at Tomich Wines
For the first time in Crush history, the hills will come alive with the sounds of Fringe and live Fringe performances and art will unfold all weekend!
Tomich Wines, long established as one of the family favourite destinations on the Crush Festival program, is […]

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outside light

Outside Light | Adelaide Fringe | Hindmarsh | 15 Feb – 17 Mar 2019

Outside Light
Poet and film-maker Mark Niehus takes his writing from the page to the street in ‘Outside Light’ for the 2019 Adelaide Fringe.
This mesmerising street projection showcases a series of projected original short films, transforming a large building facade into a captivating visual canvas that can be viewed nightly, after dark and continuously looped until […]

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Ready Steady Go Kids FREE Come N Try Day | Woodville | 20 Jan 2019

[ January 20, 2019; 9:30 am; ]
Ready Steady Go FREE Come N Try Day
Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia’s largest multisport and exercise program for preschoolers.
To celebrate the re-commencement of classes at St Clair Recreation Centre, go along and try some of the many sports that Ready Steady Go Kids have on offer, play some fun games and take on Mum […]

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mandala by Sue Norman

Mandalas and More | Brighton Beach | 24 Jan 2019

[ January 24, 2019; 9:30 am; ]
Mandalas and More
Help create a series of marvellous mandalas at Brighton Beach.
Join artist Sue Norman in a fun workshop where you can experiment and create your very own sand mandala. It will also be a great opportunity to view the many sculptures on display at the Brighton Jetty Sculptures Festival. The event is FREE.

Parents and […]

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Eyes & Vision Kids Free Fun Day | Unley | 9 Feb 2019

[ February 9, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Eyes & Vision Kids Free Fun Day
Eyes and Vision will transform their Optometry Practice into a fun filled experience for children on Saturday 9 February 2019.
A day of face painting, balloons, dress ups, games and more importantly a thorough eye examination. The optometrists will be doing free comprehensive eye testing for children of all ages, subject […]

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Felixstow Reserve Official Opening | 10 Feb 2019

[ February 10, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Felixstow Reserve Official Opening
Be amongst the first to experience the City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peter’s newest park.  Gather your family and friends, and join the fun at Felixstow Reserve for the Official Opening.
From 10am until 2pm they will have a free BBQ, kids entertainment, live music, and more.  The new park has been redeveloped […]

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All Together Now | City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019 | 12 Jan 2019

[ January 12, 2019; ]
All Together Now
A celebration of arts and culture with a soundtrack you can dance to. Headlined by ten piece Afro-Cuban act ‘Ah Hum!’ the musical lineup also features Afrobeat, conscious Hip Hop, contemporary Greek music, traditional Chinese performance and Spanish Flamenco dancers. Art workshops include lantern making and clay animals presented by the School of […]

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Little Day In – STEAM | City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019 | 16 Jan 2019

[ January 16, 2019; ]
Little Day In – STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics)*
Free fun for 5-12 year olds during the school holidays. Mobile Science presents their ‘Weird Creatures’ show at 1pm. Kids can then explore their inner designer, architect, engineer, builder, scientist or artist through a range of fun activities including clay creatures with Mindful Arts and a […]

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Little Day Out – Beach | City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019 | 9 Jan 2019

[ January 9, 2019; ]
Little Day Out – Beach
Free fun for 0-17 year olds during the school holidays. BYO picnic, towel and bathers and celebrate summer on the beach outside the West Beach Surf Life Saving Club. Learn about beach safety, build a sandcastle, ride a wave and play beach cricket.

Please note that Little Day Out: Beach will be […]

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