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Breast Cancer Trials Presents: Directions in Breast Cancer Research – Ask the Experts | 24 Jul 2019

[ July 24, 2019; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
Breast Cancer Trials Presents: Directions in Breast Cancer Research – Ask the Experts
To explore current and future directions in breast cancer research and clinical trials, Breast Cancer Trials will be hosting a Q&A event at Elder Hall in North Terrace, Adelaide.
Called ‘Directions in Breast Cancer Research: Ask the Experts’, the event will be moderated by Mia Freedman […]

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National Tree Day | Planet Ark | 26 & 28 Jul 2019

[ July 26, 2019; July 28, 2019; ]
National Tree Day 2019
National Tree Day started has grown into Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event.  It’s a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to the community. ​​​
Proudly sponsored by Toyota Australia, Tree Day is an opportunity to do something positive for your local environment and […]

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National Tree Day | Holdfast Bay | 28 July 2019

[ July 28, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
National Tree Day at Holdfast Bay
A free family-friendly event to celebrate National Tree Day will be held in North Brighton on Sunday 28 July 2019.

Connect with nature and help to create a new native butterfly garden.

Plant some butterfly-friendly plants, enjoy some nature play and a BBQ, and take home a free native plant.

Sponsored by […]

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Neo: Just Move It! | Art Gallery of South Australia | 20 Jul 2019

[ July 20, 2019; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
AGSA encourages teen spirit with free event- Neo: Just Move It!
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated teen program returns this Winter for Neo: Just Move It! On the night of Saturday 20 July, teenagers will have exclusive VIP access to the Gallery, including the major exhibition William Kentridge: That which we do not remember.
As […]

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The Alphabet of Awesome Science: Water! | FREE Theatre Show | National Science Week | 10 & 11 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
The Alphabet of Awesome Science: Water!
Join professors Lexi Con and Noel Edge for a thrilling voyage through the alphabet – where BIG words inspire BIG science.
This alphabetical, scientifical duo are thrilled to be teaming up with SA Water for a sleek and slippery water-infused iteration of their award-winning, critically acclaimed cracker of a show. It’s […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Mount Barker Summit Reserve | Review

Bushwalking with Kids – Mount Barker Summit Reserve
by Katrina Gogel
Explore rocky outcrops, take in panoramic country views and find a cubby house (or two!) along one of the family friendly walking trails at the Mount Barker Summit Reserve.
The “Mount” has long been our family’s go-to place for a bushwalk in the Adelaide Hills. With two […]

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Pop-up Adventure Playspace at Eighty Eight O’Connell | North Adelaide | 8-13 Jul 2019

[ July 8, 2019 to July 13, 2019. ]
Pop-up Adventure Playspace at Eighty Eight O’Connell during the July School Holidays
The Pop-up Adventure Playspace at Eighty Eight O’Connell will be filled with an epic variety of FREE activities for children of all ages.
This event will take place during the first week of SA school holidays. Please check the details below for dates and […]

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Celebrate NAIDOC Week | Rundle Mall Adelaide | 9 Jul 2019

[ July 9, 2019; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]
Celebrate NAIDOC week with your community and the City of Adelaide in Rundle Mall.
Join the City of Adeladie under the Gawler Place canopy from 10.30am on Tuesday 9 July 2019 for an official Kaurna Welcoming Ceremony conducted by Jack Buckskin, followed by the unveiling of this year’s artwork.  More family friendly entertainment and activities will […]

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Family Fun Day & Opening Celebrations | Goodstart Underdale | 22 Jun 2019

[ June 22, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Family Fun Day & Opening Celebrations – Goodstart Underdale
Meet the Goodstart Underdale team at their FREE Family Fun Day, take a tour of the brand new, state-of-the-art centre and explore the inspiring learning environments and outdoor play spaces. There will be family fun and free activities for children of all ages and complimentary (barista-made) coffee […]

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Bastille Day at the Market | Adelaide | 12 & 13 July 2019

[ July 12, 2019 to July 13, 2019. ]
Bastille Day at the Adelaide Central Market
Bienvenue à La Fête Nationale au Marché!
A celebration of French culture over two days on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 July, the Market’s Bastille Day celebrations will have something for everyone.

Highlights include FREE live music, champagne bar, free cooking demonstrations, crepe pop up and more.
FREE Program:
Friday 12 July 2019

9:30am […]

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Colour Up Karoonda | Silo Art Launch | 16 Jun 2019

[ June 16, 2019; 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Colour Up Karoonda
Colour Up Karoonda is a FREE family-fun afternoon/evening with live country music, a festival/street party, family entertainment, food, street market and the highlight event – the launch of the Karoonda silo art.
The Mallee town of Karoonda takes silo art to a new high this June in an Australian first to turn the town’s […]

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Adelaide Beach Clean – Glenelg | Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign | 9 Jun 2019

[ June 9, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Sea Shepherd Adelaide Beach Clean at Glenelg
Make a stand and help to clean up Glenelg Beach as part of Sea Shepherd’s Marine Debris Campaign.
Sea Shepherd’s teams love to help-out their local community. It is inspiring for their volunteers to work along side folk who have taken the initiative to help protect our seas. This beach […]

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Japanese Cultural Day | Burnside Library | 29 Jun 2019

[ June 29, 2019; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Japanese Cultural Day
Take the family to Burnside Library to experience a fun day of Japanese Culture.
Learn about and explore Japanese culture at the Japanese Cultural Day held at Burnside Library. Highlights of the Cultural Day will include Japanese martial arts, dancing, music, games, clothing and handicrafts. Explore the many stalls, Japanese food and a huge […]

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Wintertime Snow & Shine | Westfield Marion | 22 Jun 2019

[ June 22, 2019; 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Wintertime Snow & Shine
South Australia’s Largest Winter Automotive Festival – “Wintertime Snow & Shine” is back for a 3rd (& maybe final) time.
After a string of bad luck weather during Spring 2016, Summer 2016/17 & Autumn 2017, Horsepower Crew put on a brave face, planned a Winter Automotive Festival, teamed up with Adelaide’s best undercover […]

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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 – 29 Sep 2019

[ April 18, 2019 to September 29, 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.
Editor’s Note: Due to popular demand, the Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books exhibition has now been extended to Sunday 29 September 2019 (previously was running until 21 July 2019).
From his first book, Goodness […]

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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

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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