Tag Archives: july 2019

South Australia to Ban Single-Use Plastics | Jul 2019

South Australia to Ban Single-Use Plastics
SA is going to be leading the way in taking action on single-use plastics.
It was announced by South Australia’s Premier Steven Marshall that the Government will ban a range of single-use plastics in South Australia under proposed legislation to be introduced into parliament.
Earlier in the year, South Australians were asked […]

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The Lion King Movie Fundraiser | Oasis Youth Group | 28 Jul 2019

[ July 28, 2019; 3:00 pm; ]
The Lion King Movie Fundraiser at the Regal Theatre
This event will raise funds for the Oasis Youth Group to attend The Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Perth.
The Oasis Youth Group is a community of driven young people who are raising money so they can travel to Perth to partake in the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.

Tickets […]

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SconeFest | Umbrella Winter City Sounds | North Adelaide | 21 Jul 2019

[ July 21, 2019; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Sconefest – A Musical Jam with Scones and Cream
When you are a musician, you are forever a musician and this is what SconeFest celebrates.
A truly nostalgic community event, Sconefest presents scones from the Country Women’s Association Adelaide Branch with a program of original music written by South Australian artists of all ages. Featured artists include […]

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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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Antonov Plane Returns to Adelaide Airport | One of the World’s Biggest Aircraft | Jul 2019

[ July 14, 2019 to July 16, 2019. ]
The Antonov Plane, one of the world’s biggest aircraft, has returned to Adelaide Airport
The impressive Antonov Plane has touched down in Adelaide again for a short window of time.  The AN-124 touched down on Sunday 14 July 2019.  If you want to catch a glimpse of the Antonov either at the airport or on departure, […]

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Yorketown Playground | Weaners Flat Reserve, Yorke Peninsula | Review

Yorketown Playground. A riot of colour and fun!
by Katrina Gogel
Yorketown is one of Southern Yorke Peninsulas picturesque inland towns, and the hub of the SYP. If you’re travelling the region anytime soon be sure to call in and check out the towns fantastic local services and wonderful playground. Your kids will thank you for it!
Arriving […]

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Instagram Announces New Features to Help Stop Bullying Online | Jul 2019

Instagram’s Commitment to Lead the Fight Against Online Bullying
Instagram has announced two new @instagram features to help stop bullying online.⁣
Instagram’s mission is to connect you with the people and things you love, which only works if people feel comfortable expressing themselves on Instagram.  They know bullying is a challenge many face, particularly young people. They […]

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Victoria Square, Kadina | Yorke Peninsula | Playground Review

Victoria Square, Kadina. Is this Yorke Peninsula’s best playground?
by Katrina Gogel
If you find yourself visiting the top of the Yorke Peninsula anytime soon be sure to make a pit stop at the Copper Coast town of Kadina, and visit the wonderful Victoria Square.
A green oasis in the heart of town, Victoria Square celebrates the history […]

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Krispy Kreme 5th Birthday FREE Doughnuts | South Australia | 15-21 Jul 2019

[ July 15, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
FREE Krispy Kreme Birthday Doughnuts with any purchase of a dozen
Krispy Kreme South Australia is proud to be celebrating five years since arriving in South Australia.
To celebrate their 5th birthday milestone, customers will receive five specially created limited edition Birthday Cake Batter Doughnuts for free when they purchase any dozen, between Monday 15 July and […]

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Disney The Lion King Movie Review | In Cinemas 17 Jul 2019

Disney The Lion King 2019 | Movie Review
Within the first minute, there’s no denying this new Lion King remake is visually dazzling with its photorealistic CGI animals in a totally convincing African safari setting.
The new film by Director Jon Favreau (who also gave us the remake of “The Jungle Book’’) features an impressive cast. James […]

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Giveaways Galore at Dymocks Hyde Park | 11 Jul – 5 Aug 2019

[ July 11, 2019 to August 5, 2020. ]
Giveaways Galore at Dymocks Hyde Park
While the pavers are being pulled up and King William Road is becoming the most beautiful street in Adelaide, every day is giveaway day at Dymocks Hyde Park
Dymocks at Hyde Park have loads of hurt books and lovely gift items for you, thanks to their wonderful publishers. Just pop in-store […]

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Campfire Dessert Cones | Easy Dessert Recipe for Camping

Campfire Dessert Cones Recipe
by Katrina Gogel
Campfire season is well and truly upon us. Why not try making these delicious dessert cones over the fire on your next camping trip.
They’re easy to do. The kids will love making them. Only a few ingredients are needed, and you can use your favourite fillings.
Here’s what you’ll need:

1 packet […]

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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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MJ McInerney Reserve Playground | West Croydon | Review

MJ McInerney Reserve at West Croydon – Review, July 2019
by Carla Caruso
Just in time for the winter hols, the new play space at MJ McInerney Reserve in West Croydon has opened – and it’s a corker. Those out north-west, rejoice!
The revamped playground offers something for every age range, interest and season, and it’s all FREE […]

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Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace for Tweens | Under Construction | City of Unley | Reopening 21 Sep 2019

[ September 21, 2019; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace Under Construction
Cutting-edge technology and a new playground will be installed at Heywood Park thanks to more than $400,000 of Federal and State Government funding.
The City of Unley was successful in receiving $150,000 from the State Government’s Fund My Neighbourhood initiative to upgrade the Heywood Park Playspace, based on the support […]

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Japanese Card making class

Japanese Style Card Making Class for Kids | Cowandilla | 19 Jul 2019

[ July 19, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Japanese Style Card Making Class for Kids
Make cute and cool greeting cards with Origami during the July school holidays.
Learn how to make a couple of origami motifs with origami paper and make your own Japanese style cards. The fee includes origami paper, card stocks and other materials for two greeting cards. This class is for […]

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Gospo Collective’s Superstar: ‘The Carpenters Story’ | Review

Gospo Collective’s Superstar: ‘The Carpenters Story’ – Celebrating 50 years of The Carpenters  |  Review
We recently had the pleasure of experiencing an Adelaide harmonious community choir at its finest.
Musical dynamos Charmaine Jones and the famously talented Chong Lim, on the grand piano (best known for his work as Musical Director and Producer for John Farnham, […]

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Kids Disco for Red Nose Day | Alma Tavern | 17 Jul 2019

[ July 17, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Kids Disco for Red Nose Day at the Alma Tavern
Get the kids ready for a night of dancing, games and fun… and at the same time support a great cause – Red Nose Day.

The Alma Tavern’s upstairs event space will be transformed into the perfect kids disco location on Wednesday 17 July 2019.  They will  […]

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A to Zoo Preschool Program | Term 3 | Adelaide Zoo | Jul-Sep 2019

A to Zoo is a fun-filled, action-packed preschool program for 2 to 4 year olds.
Join Adelaide Zoo for an 8 week program that will introduce your preschool child to a different animal each week through storytelling, craft and music. This fun-filled program is designed to get your child excited about the animals at Adelaide Zoo […]

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The Grampians Family Holiday Review | Victoria

Winter holiday escape to the Grampians in Victoria
by Carla Caruso
For many, the winter holidays are a good excuse to jet off somewhere warmer like the Gold Coast or Bali. But for something a little different last-minute (and, okay, chillier), have you considered the Grampians, just across the border?
A mum friend suggested the Victorian region when […]

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AFL Max Adelaide | An AFL Experience Like No Other | Review

AFL Max – A unique Adelaide AFL experience like no other!
by Katrina Gogel
AFL Max opened its doors for the first time and my six-year-old Auskicker and I went along to experience the fun and excitement.
The brainchild of former Crows player James Podsiadly, AFL Max is the nation’s first immersive footy skills and entertainment centre. The […]

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Nellie’s Garden | Mitcham Railway Station | Review

Nellie’s Garden, Mitcham Railway Station – Review July 2019
There’s nothing better than stumbling across hidden gems locally. And Nellie’s Garden, alongside the Mitcham Railway Station, is exactly one of those kinds of places…
Whether you’re in the area to catch a train or cycling with the kids to the nearby Barrens Reserve playground, it’s worth dropping […]

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Kids Eat Free at The Bavarian TTP | July School Holidays | 6-21 Jul 2019

[ July 6, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
The Bavarian is taking the stress out of school-holiday dining, with a kids’ eat free menu on offer every day from Saturday 6 July to Sunday 21 July 2019 between 11am and 3pm.
The kids’ menu, which entitles one child under 12 to eat for free with a paying adult, features a range of Bavarian classics […]

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Strictly Ballroom – The Musical | Adelaide & Elizabeth | 4-13 & 18-27 Jul 2019

[ July 4, 2019 to July 13, 2019. July 18, 2019 to July 27, 2019. ]
Love Is In The Air for Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical this July as Matt Byrne Media brings the dance classic to Adelaide and Elizabeth.
The SA premiere of this scintillating show will play the Arts Theatre from 4 to 13 July and Elizabeth’s Shedley Theatre from 18 to 27 July 2019.
Strictly Ballroom tells the story of maverick […]

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The Outlet Nanny | Harbour Town Adelaide | July 2019

Drop and Shop – Free Nanny Service at Harbour Town Adelaide
Ever had that feeling where you can’t get any shopping done with the kids?  Imagine how much you would enjoy being able to shop child-free, to find a new outfit or accessories to complete an outfit for a special occasion, all while navigating shops and change […]

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Santa’s Wonderland Christmas in July Early Bird Sale | 1-31 Jul 2019

[ July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019. ]
Santa’s Wonderland Christmas in July Offer
Santa’s Wonderland will return to the Adelaide Showgrounds from Friday 6 December right through to Christmas Eve in 2019.
To celebrate Christmas in July, Santa’s Wonderland are giving you the chance to save on 4 tickets or more during their early bird sale.
The Christmas in July special is a way not […]

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World Chocolate Day in Adelaide | Celebrations in Rundle Mall | 5-7 Jul 2019

[ July 5, 2019 to July 7, 2019. ]
Celebrate World Chocolate Day in Rundle Mall
Celebrate the most delicious day of the year in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall with celebrations kicking off from Friday 5 July 2019. There are prizes to win and free chocolate goodies being given away.
Charlesworth Nuts
City Cross X Charlesworth will be giving away 500 bags of Aprichocs from 11am on Friday […]

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NAIDOC Week at Adelaide Central Market | 9 & 11 Jul 2019

[ July 9, 2019; July 11, 2019; ]
NAIDOC Week at Adelaide Central Market – Let’s walk together for a shared future.
This NAIDOC week the Adelaide Central Market invites their littlest foodies to taste, explore and learn about Aboriginal food, culture and history as a part of their school holiday program.

FREE Workshop

Tuesday 9 July 2019  |  9:30am – 12pm (Grote dining area)

Contemporary Aboriginal […]

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One Tree Hill Hike & McElligott’s Quarry Reserve | Mitcham | Review

 “One Tree Hill” hike from McElligott’s Quarry Reserve, Mitcham – Review July 2019
by Carla Caruso
It’s hard to believe that this nature hike, offering jaw-dropping Insta-worthy views, is only minutes from the city of Adelaide.
I’m a keen jogger … well, I was keener before I had my twin boys. Now the juggle of child-minding and work […]

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Jurassic Creatures – Dinosaurs have arrived in Adelaide -Tips & Notes | Review | Jul 2019

[ June 28, 2019 to July 28, 2019. ]
Jurassic Creatures have taken over Bonython Park in Adelaide | 28 June to 28 July 2019
Read our tips and notes for all you need to know about the Jurassic Creatures experience.
Jurassic Creatures is an interactive experience where your ticket price includes seeing 30+ animatronic dinosaurs, a Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol live show, several huge bouncy castles, […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Pass to Jurassic Creatures at Bonython Park | 28 Jun – 28 Jul 2019

See Dinosaurs in Adelaide and WIN a Family Pass to Jurassic Creatures at Bonython Park
Explore a prehistoric world full of moving dinosaurs and get ready to be amazed and thrilled as the greatest creatures ever to walk the earth return and come alive before your eyes.
Children can become a Palaeontologist for the day – they’ll […]

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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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Best Hot Chocolates Around Adelaide

Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
There’s nothing like a rich, smooth, chocolatey hot chocolate, particularly in the middle of Winter. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places where you can go and enjoy a nice hot chocolate and maybe indulge in a little treat on the side.
Where to go for […]

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REM + Tuition: Unlock Potential | Term 3

REM+ Tuition: Unlock Potential. Get Results.
REM+ Tuition’s mission is to create positive futures through supporting and motivating students, and developing their confidence in ways that schools can’t.
What makes REM+ Tuition different is that students learn in small classes of no more than than six children, where they receive face-to-face tuition from highly skilled and specialist […]

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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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Ended: WIN Tickets to Ice Skating at Winter Wonderland in Glenelg 2019

Win Tickets to Ice Skating at Glenelg’s Winter Wonderland.
Grab your mates and strap on some skates because Glenelg’s Winter Wonderland is coming back from 28 June – 22 July in the all-weather, clear-domed beachside marquee.
A great affordable family experience with lots of fun to engage and excite. Winter Wonderland is open for three weeks of […]

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Dillons Norwood Bookshop | Adelaide’s Biggest Book Store for Children

Dillons Norwood Bookshop
Dillons Bookshop in Norwood is South Australia’s largest independent family owned bookshop.  They recently completed a renovation to double the size of their children’s section and it is well worth a visit.
South Australia’s largest independent family owned book shop for more than 20 years, Dillons is well known for its massive range of […]

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