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royal adelaide autumn horse show

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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George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment | Victor Harbor | Mar – Jun 2019

George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most popular family destinations in the region.
The design of the new nature playground is sure to be a hit […]

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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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Antonov Plane at Adelaide Airport | One of the World’s Biggest Aircraft | 15-21 Mar 2019

[ March 15, 2019 to March 21, 2019. ]
See the Antonov Aeroplane at the Adelaide Airport
The impressive Antonov Plane touches down in Adelaide for a short window of time, so if you have a small (or big) kid in the family who loves all things that fly, make sure you take the time to visit the Adelaide Airport to see this aeronautic wonder.
The […]

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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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We’re Hiring | Review Playgrounds & Shows for Play & Go

We’re looking for writers to review playgrounds and shows for Play & Go
This is a flexible, home-based role, with the freedom to work around your family life. You will be joining an established and trusted, family oriented brand. Established in 2011, Play & Go is the original and longest running independent source for family inspiration […]

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We’re Hiring at Play & Go | Business Development Manager – Position Available

Business Development Manager
We are seeking a part-time Business Development Manager to join the small Play & Go team, dedicated to selling advertising options across all our platforms.
This is a flexible, home-based role, with the freedom to work around your family life. You will be joining an established and trusted, family oriented brand. Established in 2011, […]

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Fignic | Glen Ewin Estate | 31 Mar 2019

[ March 31, 2019; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Fignic at Glen Ewin Estate
Celebrate the fig harvest with a picnic in the orchard with local produce hampers, a full bar, live music and of course all things figgy.
Relax in the Glen Ewin Estate fig orchard while enjoying live music, fig picking, fig cocktails, food stalls and more.
BYO picnic rug.

Tickets:
$85 standard ticket includes:

Entry for […]

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Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide

Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide
If your family loves adventure, there are plenty of places in the city which can cater for the people in your life that love to explore and stay on the move. Whether you are walking, riding or simply hopping around the city, here are some great places where […]

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Morialta Nature Cafe Review Review by Susannah Marks

Morialta Nature Cafe | Review 2019

Morialta Nature Cafe Review
Review by Susannah Marks
Here’s even more reason to visit Morialta Conservation Park – the Morialta Nature Playground now has its own cafe.
We love getting out and about and exploring the trails at Morialta Conservation Park and spotting koalas and (depending on the weather and how well-rested they are) my kids usually do […]

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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations | Adelaide Oval | 17 Mar 2019

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at Adelaide Oval
Enjoy Irish festivities on the Telstra Plaza at Adelaide Oval on St Patrick’s Day. This free event is open to all ages.
Gather your family and friends for a big day of celebrations featuring Irish dancers, live music, traditional food, delicious drinks and much more. There will be plenty of […]

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Harmony Day Fun Fair | Glenelg | 17 Mar 2019

[ March 17, 2019; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Harmony Day Fun Fair
Enjoy an afternoon on Jetty Road, Glenelg at the annual Harmony Day Fun Fair where you can taste a variety of cuisines from around the world.
Grab a snack or a cuppa while you linger in the courtyard garden for live entertainment by talented performers sharing the arts of different cultures.
Make a date […]

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National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence | 15 Mar 2019

[ March 15, 2019; ]
Schools across Australia are being called to get involved and take action on the ninth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA) on Friday 15 March 2019.
The theme for the 2019 NDA is Bullying. No Way! Take action every day.
School registrations are open! Make sure your school is a NDA school and stand united against bullying and violence […]

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Redskin Candy Soft Serve & Fairy Floss Dessert – A Must For Dessert Lovers at Gluttony | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

Redskin Candy Soft Serve, Fairy Floss & Toasted Marshmallow – Dessert Heaven at Gluttony, Adelaide Fringe
If you love a sweet treat, then this will be right up your alley, especially if you’re a fan of soft serve ice cream. Shibui Dessert have a pop up stall at Gluttony this year with these yummy sweets.
The Redskin […]

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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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national playgroup week

National Playgroup Week | SA Events | 24-30 Mar 2019

[ March 24, 2019 to March 30, 2019. ]
National Playgroup Week 2019
This National Playgroup Week, some South Australian Playgroups are opening their doors to all.
National Playgroup Week is an annual celebration in March of play and Playgroups. All Playgroups or organisations working with families of young children are welcome to take part by hosting their own special open day event to promote Playgroup […]

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ocean festival world tour

Ocean Film Festival World Tour | Capri Theatre | 16 Mar 2019

[ March 16, 2019; ]
Ocean Film Festival World Tour
With a vision to mesmerise and captivate, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface.
Featuring all new films, this carefully curated selection of short films document the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrates the divers, surfers, […]

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Dogapalooza | Dog-Friendly Music Festival | Orphanage Park | Adelaide Fringe | 17 Mar 2019

[ March 17, 2019; ]
Dogapalooza 2019
Dogapalooza is Adelaide’s original dog-friendly mini music festival.
Festival-goers can take their dog, a rug, some drinks or two and chill out to the live tunes while raising funds for independent, no-kill animal rescues. The lineup this year includes Emily Davis, Aidan Jazzy Jones, Jen Lush & Steve Lennox, Banjo Jackson, Toby Brandenburg and Mary […]

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coles quiet hour

Coles Quiet Hour Now in 256 Stores Across Australia | Low Sensory Shopping | Every Tuesday

Coles Quiet Hour
Coles’ low-sensory shopping experience, “Quiet Hour” will now be offered at 256 Coles supermarkets across Australia, tripling the number of stores its offered to customers since the national rollout in 2017.
Coles’ Quiet Hour offers a low-sensory shopping experience that’s easy on the eyes and ears by reducing noise, lighting and distractions instore to […]

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Inside the Walls: A Giant Pop-Up Book Ghost Story | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

Inside the Walls: A Giant Pop-Up Book Ghost Story
Offering a change of pace and encouraging kids to use their imagination, Inside the Walls is a pop up story book brought to life with handmade puppets and creative story telling.
Staged in one of the smaller Gluttony venues, Ukiyo, this unique story book performance uses sound effects, […]

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carmen in the square

Carmen in the Square | Victoria Square | 23 Mar 2019

[ March 23, 2019; 7:30 pm; ]
Carmen in the Square
The world’s most popular opera, Carmen, will take over Adelaide’s Victoria Square, with an unmissable production that will transform the centre of Adelaide into sultry Spain for one night only on Saturday 23 March 2019.
Carmen in the Square, takes opera out of the theatre and into the community as opera lovers and […]

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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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Were going on a bear hunt

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt | Celebrating 30 Years in 2019

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – 30th Anniversary Edition
Celebrate 30 wonderful years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt with a new special anniversary edition of the much-loved family favourite.
“We’re going on a bear hunt. We’re going to catch a big one. Will you come too?”
For thirty years, readers have been swishy-swashying and splash-sploshing through […]

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New Skate Park for the City of Adelaide | Due for Completion in 2020

A new Skate Park is set to be built in the City of Adelaide
Adelaide is set to receive a new $3 million skate park to be delivered by the government and Adelaide City Council.  Due to be completed in the first half of 2020, it will be integrated into the Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25).
The previous […]

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Ancient jungle temples

Ancient Jungle Temples Miniature Diorama Workshop | Coromandel Valley | 23 Mar 2019

[ March 23, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Ancient Jungle Temples Miniature Diorama Workshop
Learn how to make your own miniature diorama set in the misty jungles.
In this creative two hour workshop, participants are guided step-by-step in bringing their own miniature temple scene to life with all materials provided. At the end of the workshop, each participant gets to take home their very own […]

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Melodies in the Park | Joslin Rserve | 16 Mar 2019

[ March 16, 2019; 4:00 pm; ]  

Melodies in the Park
Melodies in the Park is the second in a series of free, open-air performances featuring music from talented local bands and artists as well as children’s entertainment.

Go along and bring friends, family and a picnic. There will also be delicious food and snacks available for purchase to be enjoyed in the beautiful setting […]

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a thousand cranes

A Thousand Cranes | Gemini Collective | The Parks Theatres | Adelaide Fringe | 5-11 Mar 2019

[ March 5, 2019; March 9, 2019 to March 11, 2019. ]
A Thousand Cranes
Contemporary dance and live music unite to tell the moving story of Sadako – the girl who folded a thousand cranes for peace.
Opening on Tuesday 5 March 2019 at The Parks Theatre, The Gemini Collective present “A Thousand Cranes”, a cross-artform production in the round. With a new score composed by Jennifer Trijo, […]

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Star Gazing at Mylor Oval | Adelaide Hills Science Hub | 16 Mar 2019

[ March 16, 2019; ]
Star Gazing at Mylor Oval – Adelaide Hills Science Hub
After a sold out session last October, the Adelaide Hills Science Hub are once again travelling from the moon to the edge of the universe.

Take along a picnic rug, watch the sunset and view the night sky through powerful computerised telescopes. There will be 2 sessions for […]

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Clean Up Australia Day | 3 Mar 2019

[ March 3, 2019; ]
Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday 3 March 2019
Change starts with you.
Australia has one of the best natural landscapes in the world.
From our pristine beaches, ancient forests and flourishing sealife, we have some of the most unique flora and fauna. But the rubbish we create through mass consumption is choking our streets, beaches, parks, bushland and […]

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Fringe Life the show

Life – The Show | Adelaide Fringe 2019 Review

Leave the kids at home and make ‘Life – The Show’ a date night or night out with your friends.
★★★★ 4 Stars for something fun and unsurprisingly impressive.
Headlining The Garden of Unearthly Delights this year, hosted in the Spiegeltent, is the return of Strut & Fret Production House (Blanc de Blanc, Limbo) with Life – […]

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Code Like A Girl’s Roaming Classroom | 2 & 3 Mar 2019

[ March 2, 2019 to March 3, 2019. ]
Roaming Classroom For Rebel Girls
Primary school aged girls will put on their game faces and level up their computer coding skills with a roaming classroom set to visit Adelaide for the first time as part of the Fringe Festival.
Australian Science and Mathematics School is hosting Code Like A Girl’s roaming classroom where girls aged 6-12 […]

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High Tea Celebrations | Utopia @ Waterfall Gully & Glanville Hall | 2019

Enjoy High Tea Celebrations at Utopia @ Waterfall Gully and Glanville Hall
Nothing says ‘spoil me’ more than an elegant, indulgent high tea. Family-owned, heritage venues Utopia @ Waterfall Gully and Glanville Hall offer high tea celebrations combining vintage elegance with handmade treats and seamless service – in two of the most beautiful old tearooms Adelaide […]

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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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Waterworld Dive in Movie | Incredibles 2 | 10 Mar 2019

[ March 10, 2019; 7:00 pm; ]
Waterworld Dive In Movie – Screening Incredibles 2
This Waterworld Dive In Movie event features pools, slides and a screening of Incredibles 2.
The event will be on Sunday 10 March 2019 (evening before the Adelaide Cup public holiday). Entry will be from 7pm with movie starting at around 8:30pm (sunset) on the big screen. Hit the […]

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summer garden festival

Summer Garden Festival | Civic Park | Adelaide Fringe | 16 Mar 2019

[ March 16, 2019; 12:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Summer Garden Festival
The Summer Garden Festival is set to have 17 artists and 28 performances across 3 event spaces with something for everyone.
Enjoy world-class Fringe performers, gourmet food and drinks from Fork on the Road and 55ml and free children’s entertainment in the beautiful natural surrounds at this free community event.

Highlights of the event include:

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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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Henley Beach Clean Up | Sea Shepherd Australia Marine Debris | 9 Mar 2019

[ March 9, 2019; 9:00 am; ]
Henley Beach Clean Up
Being part of a passionate team who wants to make a difference is a great way to help #StemtheTide of plastic pollution.
Right now cleaning the beaches is the only tool we have to keep marine life safe and us too.  So join the Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Teams to protect the oceans […]

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