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Arbor Day | Community Planting Day along the River Torrens | 16 Jun 2019

[ June 16, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Arbor Day – Community Planting Day along the River Torrens
You’re invited to bring your friends and family and get your hands dirty for Arbor Day. This free community planting event will be held along the River Torrens, at the end of Torrens Avenue in Lockleys.
The site is a long-term watercourse restoration project winding along the […]

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Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade
The whole community is invited for the official opening of the recently upgraded Oaklands Estate Reserve with City of Marion Mayor, Kris Hanna from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 25 May 2019.
The event is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the reserve’s $825,000 upgrade. The work completes the 12 […]

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Park of the Month | Para Wirra Conservation Park | Free Vehicle Entry | May 2019

[ May 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
Para Wirra Conservation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month – May 2019
Celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park this May.
Located less than one hours’ drive from Adelaide, this park is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. It’s popular with groups of families and friends who enjoy the park’s wildlife, picnicking, […]

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Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide | 9-22 May 2019

[ May 9, 2019 to May 16, 2019. May 22, 2019; ]
Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from our very own Adelaide!
The space station is the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up. Visible to the naked eye, it looks like a fast-moving plane only much higher and travelling […]

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Munno Para Mother’s Day Market | 11 May 2019

[ May 11, 2019; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Munno Para Mother’s Day Market
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Munno Para Shopping City with a market full of FREE entertainment for the family.
The market will be held on Saturday 11 May 2019.

Entertainment includes mini massages, face painting, glitter tattoos and a photo booth. Plus, the Mix102.3 Street Crew will be there with games and a Giant […]

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Big Family Weekend | DreamBIG Festival | 25 & 26 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019 to May 26, 2019. ]
A free fun-filled weekend for the whole family
This FREE family event for children of all ages will take over the North Terrace Cultural Boulevard for two fun-filled days. Theatres, galleries, museums, universities, libraries, and gardens will be full to the brim with hundreds of children and families immersed in arts activities and dreaming BIG. Choose […]

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Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books | Exhibition at the State Library of SA | 18 Apr – 21 Jul 2019

[ April 18, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books
This FREE interactive exhibition takes you into the creative mind of award-winning South Australian author Phil Cummings.
From his first book, Goodness Gracious! to his latest award-winning picture book, Boy, Phil’s career spans 30 years and more than 80 publications. He continues to enchant, entertain and engage young readers today. Drawn […]

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Government House Open Day | Adelaide | 26 May 2019

[ May 26, 2019; ]
Explore the oldest Government House in Australia on Sunday 26 May 2019
His Excellency the Governor of South Australia and Mrs Le invite you to visit the oldest Government House in Australia. This is a rare opportunity to learn about the public rooms, current workings of the house and explore the gardens, either on a guided […]

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Koningsdag Festival | The Dutch Pantry | Klemzig | 27 Apr 2019

[ April 27, 2019; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Koningsdag Festival at The Dutch Pantry 2019
The Dutch Pantry will again be hosting a Koningsdag Festival event on Saturday 27 April 2019.
Celebrate King Willem-Alexanders birthday at the Dutch Festival. Make sure to go dressed in the Netherlands National colour, orange. Experience traditional Dutch food, Dutch merchandise and Dutch music.

Koningsdag Festival, or King’s Day, is a […]

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ANZAC Day Street Party | Union Hotel | 25 Apr 2019

[ April 25, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
ANZAC Day Street Party – Union Hotel
50 years on, the country’s oldest ANZAC Day street celebration and the ultimate event to commemorate the ANZAC Day spirit is happening in Adelaide.
Thanks to event host, Union Hotel, food, drinks and entertainment will fill Waymouth Street on Thursday 25 April 2019 and part proceeds support Legacy Foundation supporting […]

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Parkfest | Light Square | 17 Apr 2019

[ April 17, 2019; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Parkfest
Parkfest is a FREE festival for young people 12 – 25 years of age who study, work, play and/or live in the City of Adelaide to recognise how awesome all young people in the city are. Young people from all backgrounds are welcome.
Parkfest is presented by Youth Inc., Adelaide Westend, City of Adelaide, Commissioner for […]

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Pumpin’ | National Youth Week | Brighton Pump Track | 14 Apr 2019

[ April 14, 2019; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Pumpin’
Supported by Holdup for National Youth Week, enjoy a day at the Pump Track, Brighton.
Get down to Pump ‘n’ Jump. There will be a fun day of pumpin’, pump track demonstrations, food, music, arts and cultural activities at Pump Track at Brighton on Sunday 14 April 2019 from 11am – 3pm. Open to all ages.

Highlights […]

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Pooraka Farm Community Centre Family Fun Day | May the Fourth Be With You | 4 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019; 11:00 am; ]
Pooraka Farm Community Centre Family Fun Day
Be part of the FREE Pooraka Farm Community Centre 4th of May Star Wars Themed Community Day.
This is an opportunity for the whole family to learn more about the Pooraka Farm Community Centre and other local services while having some family fun. There will be a sausage sizzle and, […]

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HMAS Adelaide Open Day | Port Adelaide | 14 Apr 2019

[ April 14, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
HMAS Adelaide Open Day – Port Adelaide
The Canberra class amphibious assault ship, HMAS Adelaide (III), will be visiting her namesake city of Adelaide on Sunday 14 April 2019.
Editor’s Update 7 April 2019 7pm: This event is now booked out
While in Adelaide the ship’s company will hold an Open Day on Sunday, 14 April 2019 with […]

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Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review Mar 2019

Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review
Review by Susannah Marks
If you’re looking for a toddler-friendly playground in eastern Adelaide then add Knightsbridge Reserve to your list.
Set in the quiet residential streets of Leabrook, Knightsbridge Reserve is shady and tranquil and a charming, low-key destination for little people. While it’s not overly fancy or new, it has good […]

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Pop Up Wild Goblin Garden | Eighty Eight O’Connell | 13-18 Apr 2019

[ April 3, 2019 to April 18, 2019. ]
Pop Up Wild Goblin Garden at Eighty Eight O’Connell 
Let your little one’s imagination and creativity run wild when North Adelaide’s Eighty Eight O’Connell Street site transforms into a gorgeous Goblin Garden.

Kids can tinker with natural materials and play inside the goblin homes in this pop up sustainable village, created using upcycled materials by Climbing Tree […]

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Enjoy, Explore, Preserve | Myponga Reservoir Reserve Open Day | 14 Apr 2019

[ April 14, 2019; ]
Enjoy, explore, preserve at Myponga Reservoir
From Sunday 14 April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve will be yours to enjoy, explore and preserve.  To celebrate, you can enjoy a range of activities that will be taking place including a Trail Running SA fun run and children’s activities delivered by Nature Play SA and Trees For Life (SA).
Nestled […]

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Art on Parade | Norwood | 1-30 Apr 2019

[ April 1, 2019 to April 30, 2019. ]
Art on Parade 2019
Spark your creativity and explore and draw out the imagination of the community.
Art on Parade is a self-guided trail where you will discover an exciting selection of sculptures, paintings, drawings and photographic works on display in retail and commercial businesses along The Parade, Norwood.

The 2019 Art on Parade event provides an opportunity […]

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AFLW: Grand Final | Adelaide v Carlton | Adelaide Oval | 31 Mar 2019

[ March 31, 2019; 12:30 pm; ]
AFLW: Grand Final – Adelaide v Carlton
Adelaide will host Carlton in a historic Grand Final match on Adelaide Oval on Sunday 31 March 2019.
The Crows booked their spot in the decider and sealed hosting rights with a superb 66-point demolition of Geelong in last Sunday’s preliminary final.  Carlton beat Fremantle by 36 points in Saturday’s other […]

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Hounds of Holdfast | Seacliff | 31 Mar 2019

[ March 31, 2019; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Hounds of Holdfast
Hounds of Holdfast, a free community event celebrating man’s best friend, will be held on Sunday 31 March 2019 at Angus Neill Reserve, Seacliff.
Hosted by the City of Holdfast Bay, the event will feature a doggie market, agility and training demonstrations, live music and food trucks. Take your furry family members down to Seacliff […]

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Sat’dy on Goody | Goodwood | 30 Mar 2019

[ March 30, 2019; 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Sat’dy on Goody
Saturday mornings are always great for a stroll on Goodwood Road, but even more so on Saturday 30 March 2019.
Enjoy Goodwood Road by going along to decorate an egg for the Goodwood Primary School Fence, get your face painted, and watch a footpath chalk artist at work.

Sat’dy on Goody is a community event […]

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

[ April 13, 2019; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Neo Teen Takeover
The Art Gallery of SA will hand over the entire Gallery to an anticipated 500+ teens for the annual Neo Teen Takeover in celebration of SA Youth Week. 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 […]

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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

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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 | 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: 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 | 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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