Tag Archives: october 2019

Wildification at Cleland Wildlife Park | Crafers | 1-10 Oct 2019

[ October 1, 2019; October 2, 2019; October 3, 2019; October 8, 2019; October 9, 2019; October 10, 2019; ]
Kids can spring into Wildification at Cleland Wildlife Park these holidays.
Drop the kids off at Cleland Wildlife Park for the day so that you can sit back and relax while they are taken on a wild adventure.
Kids in Wildification get to explore the park while learning lots of cool and interesting facts. Plus they get […]

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Spring Guide to the City | Adelaide | Sep – Nov 2019

[ September 18, 2019 to November 30, 2019. ]
Spring guide to the city of Adelaide
Let the city be your playground this spring! With our longer days and warmer nights, it’s the perfect time to seek out city-bound adventures. There’s so much to do and so many places for families to explore.
Pick one of eleven fabulous play spaces to explore.

 

Follow the various walking and […]

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Henley Square Pavilion | Make it Mine Markets | Sep 2019 – May 2020

[ September 29, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 17, 2019; December 15, 2019; January 26, 2020; February 23, 2020; March 29, 2020; April 26, 2020; May 31, 2020; ]
Make it Mine Markets at Henley Square Pavilion
With a focus on arts, crafts and fashion the Make It Mine marketplace showcases handmade creations of local makers, artists and designers on the last Sunday of each month.
Held in the Henley Square Pavilion, this family friendly event has something to entertain all ages with around 75 amazing […]

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horbland graveyard

The Horbland Graveyard | Woodcroft | 25, 26 & 31 Oct 2019

[ October 25, 2019; October 26, 2019; October 31, 2019; ]
The Horbland Graveyard 2019
The Horbland Graveyard is a Halloween tradition. This terrifying maze will bring you the thrill that you are looking for during this season.
As you make your way through the graveyard, you will come in contact with creatures of all sorts. Be ready to have a howling good time at this event. Horbland […]

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Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays
The Semaphore Steam Train will run every day during the Spring School Holidays except for Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The National Railway Museum operates a 2km long 457 mm gauge railway from Semaphore to Fort Glanville which departs from the foot of the jetty at the end of the popular Semaphore […]

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meet the machines

Meet the Machines | Glenelg | 10 Oct 2019

[ October 10, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Meet the Machines at Wigley Reserve during the October school holidays.
Meet the Machines is a FREE school holiday event for kids and big kids alike.
Go down to Wigley Reserve, Glenelg to get up close and personal with some big machines on Thursday 10 October. There’ll be diggers, fire trucks, ambulances and even a mini monster […]

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Bat Camp! | Adelaide | 9 & 10 October 2019

[ October 9, 2019; ]
Bat Camp!
***Editors note: Booked out***
Marvel at one of Adelaide’s most marvellous animals, the Grey-headed Flying-fox at Bat Camp on Wednesday 9 & Thursday 10 October.
Local bat experts will delight kids at Bat Camp! Kids will be able to visit the bats at their roost, participate in kite-making, drawing/painting and peering through microscopes in the […]

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The Big Wedgie | World’s Tallest Inflatable Waterslide | West Beach Parks | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
The Big Wedgie at West Beach Parks October School Holidays
The Big Wedgie returns to West Beach Parks these school holidays – hitting the famed Adelaide holiday park for its second year!
The Big Wedgie’s welcome return will include 5 inflatable, family-friendly waterslides with something for all ages.  Locals will remember (and tourists will never forget) the […]

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School Holiday Sports Coaching | Australian Sports Camps | 1-3 Oct 2019

[ October 1, 2019 to October 3, 2019. ]
Australian Sports Camps 
Australian Sports Camps will be hosting 3-day AFL Football, Soccer, Netball and Basketball coaching camps at Glen Osmond during the October school holidays.
Australian Sports Camps provide interactive and fun skills programs to ensure that participants improve their game and their love for their chosen sport.
Their extremely comprehensive camp programs run for three […]

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Bat Trail | City of Adelaide | Oct – Dec 2019

[ October 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ]
Walk the Bat Trail in the City of Adelaide
Walk the Bat Trail and look for the 25 bat tags to learn more about Adelaide’s Grey-headed Flying-foxes. See if you can find them all!
The trail is located along the banks of the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari, adjacent Botanic Park.
The Bat Trail will be […]

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salisbury plays at st kilda

Salisbury Plays at St Kilda | 13 Oct 2019

[ October 13, 2019; ]
Salisbury Plays at St Kilda
Salisbury Plays will arrive at St Kilda Adventure Playground for some games, sports, fun and food.
In partnership with Nature Play SA, this exciting event is filled with a range of nature play activities for children and families of all ages, from bush craft and kite making to walks exploring the biodiversity […]

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13 the musical

13: The Musical | Adelaide Theatre Academy | 10 & 11 Oct 2019

[ October 10, 2019; October 11, 2019; ]
13: The Musical
Tickets are now on sale for Adelaide Theatre Academy’s upcoming production “13: The Musical”, performed by their Performance Troupe and Showstopper students at the Goodwood Institute.
Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parents’ divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah and navigates the complicated […]

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festival of now

Festival of Now | Mental Health Week | Wauwi/Light Square | 11 Oct 2019

[ October 11, 2019; ]
Festival of Now
A celebration of mental health & wellbeing in South Australia.
In its seventh year the Festival of Now brings the mental health community together to showcase creativity used in the healing journey and break down misconceptions of mental illness. Attractions at the festival include free food, live music and performance, interactive wellbeing activities, arts […]

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lunch in the square

Lunch In the Square | Mental Health Week | Tarndanyangga/Victoria Square | 8 Oct 2019

[ October 8, 2019; ]
Lunch In the Square
To launch Mental Health Week, the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia will be hosting lunch in Victoria Square/Tarndanyangga.
There will be activities, arts and crafts, games, music, Juan’s Paella and FREE Sunny’s Pizza. Everyone is invited to take a mental health break over lunch and celebrate the start of Mental Health Week. […]

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carnival in the north

Carnival in the North | Mental Health Week | Smithfield Plains | 9 Oct 2019

[ October 9, 2019; ]
Carnival in the North
This carnival is about planting the seeds for good mental health.
Carnival in the North is an inclusive carnival for everyone, whether you want to find some positive ways to improve your mental health, or to learn how to maintain your wellbeing. There is something for everyone this Mental Health Week.

Explore the themes […]

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Glenelg Street Party | Jetty Road | 6 Oct 2019

[ October 6, 2019; ]
Glenelg Street Party
Jetty Road, Glenelg is throwing another street party on Sunday 6 October 2019, from 11am to 5pm.

Jetty Road will be closing for the day to welcome thousands of locals and visitors as part of the official program of the Australian Masters Games.

Get ready for a day of fun, filled with gourmet food, incredible […]

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petstock microchip blitz

PETstock Microchip Blitz South Australia | 19 & 20 Oct 2019

[ October 19, 2019 to October 20, 2019. ]
PETstock Microchip Blitz
On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October 2019, participating PETstock stores across Adelaide and throughout South Australia will provide a $10 microchipping service to encourage more pet owners to get their pets microchipped and keep them out of pounds.
Microchipping at the event will cost just a fraction of the standard price, which can […]

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stirling laneways

Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | Sep 2019 – Apr 2020

[ September 22, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 15, 2019; February 23, 2020; March 22, 2020; April 26, 2020; ]
Stirling Laneways
Stirling Laneways continues to present its trademark mix of market stalls and live street entertainment invigorating the laneways and byways of the “gateway to the Adelaide Hills” village of Stirling on Market Day Sundays from September to April each year.
The award-winning Stirling Laneways is more than a market. From September to April, each event […]

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aussie backyard bird count

Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 21-27 Oct 2019

[ October 21, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2019
Record the types of birds you see and how many there are in your backyard, local park, schoolyard or another favourite outdoor space and help create a snapshot of Australia’s birds.
The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to […]

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Circus School Holiday Program | Cirkidz | Oct 2019

[ September 30, 2019 to October 4, 2019. October 8, 2019 to October 11, 2019. ]  
Spring off the couch and into the circus!
Balance, coordination, strength, creativity and teamwork – put them all to the test during the Cirkidz School Holiday Program!

Come and try their popular sessions SOAR (trapeze, hoop, silks) and Off the Wall (tumbling, tramp and acro) or experience a variety of circus skills and challenges in one […]

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The Spookhouse Halloween Lock-In | The Beachouse | 31 Oct & 2 Nov 2019

[ October 31, 2019; November 2, 2019; ]
The Beachouse Presents: The Spookhouse Halloween Lock-In
The Spookhouse is an all ages lock-in event hosted by The Beachouse in Glenelg featuring 2 hours of play on Thursday 31 October and Saturday 2 November.  There will be loads of activities for kids to enjoy and prizes for those who attend in the best costumes.  Along with […]

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Mini Belly Baby Beyond Boutique Fair | Plant 4 Bowden | 20 Oct 2019

[ October 20, 2019; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Mini Belly Baby Beyond Boutique Fair – Spring Edition at Plant 4 Bowden
During this one day event, the Mini BBB Boutique Fair will exhibit an array of local bespoke businesses that have a strong passion for their products and services.
This event offers the opportunity to:

Stock up on maternity and baby goods.
Decorate and furnish […]

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Romeo’s Family Race Day | Morphettville Racecourse | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; ]
Romeo’s Family Race Day at Morphettville Racecourse
You’re invited to join the festivities to celebrate Spring at Romeo’s Family Race Day as they throw the biggest and best family friendly race day experience. There will be jumpy castles, face-painting, pony-rides, live entertainment and much much more. And the best part… families are absolutely FREE.

Children and accompanying […]

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forest adventure day

Forest Adventure Day | Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures | Goolwa | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; ]
Forest Adventure Day on Hindmarsh Island
Join Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures for a fun and adventurous family experience exploring the magical forest at their private campsite on Hindmarsh Island.
The Forest Adventure Day is part of the Nature Play SA Festival, an annual festival for children and their families which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature.

Gates […]

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mr snot bottom

Mr Snot Bottom | Gawler Civic Centre | 10 Oct 2019

[ October 10, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Mr Snot Bottom at the Gawler Civic Centre
A deeeesgusting kids comedian brimming with all the oooey, gooey, yucky, slimy topics kids love: boogers, bottoms, pop-offs and smells. Expect snot-loads of gross-tastic gags, tasteless tunes and just wrong routines perfect for weird kids 5 and up and their even weirder parents.

Nominated Best Children’s Event at Perth […]

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wilderness family fun day

Family Fun Days | Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures | 6 & 13 Oct 2019

[ October 6, 2019; October 13, 2019; ]
Family Fun Days with Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures
Both parents/caregivers and their children can enjoy the outdoors during the October school holidays during the Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures Family Fun Days.
Get yourself and your child outdoors these school holidays whilst participating at the Mt Lofty Adventure Hub.  The Family Fun Day offers encouragement to kids aged […]

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edinburgh truck show

Edinburgh Truck Show | 6 Oct 2019

[ October 6, 2019; ]
Edinburgh Truck Show
The National Military Vehicle Museum presents the Edinburgh Truck Show showcasing military and civilian trucks of the past and present.
The Museum is operated on a volunteer basis by members of the Military Vehicle Preservation Society of South Australia.  Opened in August 1993 at the old Messenger Press building at Port Adelaide, the Museum […]

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Nature Play SA Festival | South Australia | 28 Sep – 20 Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 20, 2019. ]
Nature Play SA 2019 Festival
The Nature Play SA Festival is an annual festival for children and their families which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature!
The Festival is coordinated by Nature Play SA in collaboration with more than 30 wonderful event host organisations including local and state government, not-for-profits, playgroups, education sites, nature clubs, Friends Groups, libraries and more! The 2018 Nature Play Festival is […]

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SteamRanger Heritage Railway Journeys | Timetable & Station Locations | South Australia

[ September 1, 2019; September 8, 2019; September 15, 2019; September 22, 2019; September 29, 2019; October 6, 2019; October 20, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 3, 2019; November 10, 2019; November 17, 2019; ]
SteamRanger Train Journeys in South Australia
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the tourist […]

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Meadows Country Fair | 20 Oct 2019

[ October 20, 2019; ]
Meadows Country Fair 2019
On the third Sunday in October each year, the gorgeous little town of Meadows in the Adelaide Hills attracts more than 8000 visitors from far and wide and this year it’s set to be bigger and better.
Showcasing the country spirit of the Adelaide Hills with plenty to see and do for all […]

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Adelaide School Holidays October

Adelaide School Holidays Guide | Best Ideas for October School Holidays | Spring 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Spring 2019
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the October Adelaide School Holidays.
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 28 September 2019 – Sunday 13 October 2019
Spring is the perfect time to get the kids out and about these October school holidays. Throughout Adelaide there are free events […]

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Kids & Youth Disability Expo | KYD-X | Mile End | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  

The 4th Annual Kids & Youth Disability Expo is on this October at Priceline Stadium.
With over 120 Exhibitors showcasing the latest product and services created to help young people living with a disability, The Kids and Youth Disability Expo gives you the opportunity to make informed choices about the equipment, therapies and treatments available.

Learn more […]

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Redwing Farm Open Day & Markets | Maitland/Arthurton W&CH Auxiliary Fundraiser | 5 Oct 2019

[ October 5, 2019; 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]
Visit Redwing Farm for a fun filled morning
Redwing Farm is hosting a day of fun family activities to raise money for the Maitland/Arthurton Women’s & Children’s Hospital Auxiliary. Redwing Farm is situated in Moonta, a 2 hour drive from Adelaide.
There will be a variety of activities:

feed and pat the animals (feed bags $2)
check […]

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touch a truck

Touch a Truck | Modbury | 11 Oct 2019

[ October 11, 2019; ]
Touch a Truck
Touch a Truck is FREE school holiday fun where kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks to see how they work.
The event will be in Civic Park, Modbury and will feature rubbish trucks, water trucks, a fire truck, street sweepers,  monster trucks and lots more for the kids to […]

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the nutcracker

The Nutcracker | The Australian Ballet | Adelaide Festival Centre | 8-12 Oct 2019

[ October 8, 2019 to October 12, 2019. ]
The Nutcracker
There’s nothing like a traditional Nutcracker to get you in the mood for the festive season. And there’s no traditional Nutcracker as magical as Peter Wright’s.
The artistic director of Birmingham Royal Ballet has created a gold-standard production of this beloved party piece, remaining faithful to the feel of the 19th-century original. Tchaikovsky’s last great […]

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FREE School Holiday Sports Program | City of Charles Sturt | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
FREE School Holiday Sports Program
The City of Charles Sturt’s School Holiday Sports Program is held during the April and October school holidays each year.
The program is open to all children aged 2-17 years to go along and try a new sport and get involved in FREE School Holiday Sports. Be sure to book in early […]

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vegan festival adelaide

Vegan Festival Adelaide | Rundle Park/Kadlitpina | 26 & 27 Oct 2019

[ October 26, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Vegan Festival Adelaide
Vegan Festival Adelaide is SA’s largest celebration of all things vegan and will be returning over the last weekend of October 2019.
The Festival will feature world-renowned speakers, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, live local musicians, and creative hands-on workshops. Explore around 80 market stalls providing visitors with an incredible array of 100% vegan products, […]

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boo at the zoo

Boo at the Zoo | Adelaide Zoo Halloween Event | 25 Oct 2019

[ October 25, 2019; ]
Boo at the Zoo
Go along to Adelaide Zoo if you dare for a Halloween scare.
Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins for a night of frightful delight at this spooktacular Halloween celebration. Experience the zoo after hours and enjoy the electric atmosphere of Adelaide Zoo’s family event, Boo at the Zoo.

Little witches and wizards will love […]

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Flinders University SpringFest featuring Nature Play SA | 19 Oct 2019

[ October 19, 2019; ]
Flinders University SpringFest
Explore, play and discover Flinders.
Flinders University is calling all explorers to experience their spring garden of fun, education and entertainment. Held during the October school holidays, they’ve partnered with Nature Play SA to cultivate a packed program of free activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy.

Be amazed by the weird, wacky […]

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unley night market

Unley Night Market Opening Night | The Village Green | 18 Oct 2019

[ October 18, 2019; ]
Unley Night Market Opening Night and New Location
Unley Market are back for another season of Unley Night Market in their new location at The Village Green.
Enjoy a night under the stars for the opening of market season at Unley Night Market. Wander in the park and shop from Adelaide’s best artists, designers and makers under the […]

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