[ September 17, 2020; ]
Astro Kid | In Cinemas 17 September 2020
An out of this world adventure, ASTRO KID is coming to Australian cinemas this September school holidays.
Following the destruction of their spaceship, ten-year-old Willy becomes separated from his parents while travelling through the galaxy. As his rescue capsule lands on a wild and unexplored planet, he befriends the […]
[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
Roll up to all the fun of the show but at home.
The Show isn’t happening this year but there’s no reason not to make your own show fun at home thanks to Free Fun – Home Delivered. Free Fun is a monthly (free of course) subscription offering with a host of fun activities sent […]
What happens at a COVID-19 pop up drive through testing station?
Getting a COVID-19 test done at one of the pop-up drive through testing stations is a good option for families for the convenience and ease. We recently had tests done at the Victoria Park one in the city for both an adult and a 12 […]
[ September 12, 2020; October 10, 2020; November 14, 2020; ]
Repair Cafe at the Tea Tree Gully Library
This is a FREE community event aiming to divert household items away from landfill.
Broken? Don’t throw it out. Let the volunteers at Tea Tree Gully Library try and fix it first. Take along your electronics, shoes, clothing, furniture, jewellery, mechanical and general repairs.
[ November 14, 2020; ]
2020 National Pharmacies Adelaide Christmas Pageant – Adelaide Oval
This year’s Christmas Pageant is going ahead and will be held at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday 14 November.
In a historical first for the 88th Adelaide Christmas Pageant, it will be a twilight event featuring all your favourite floats parading around the arena, plus dance and carols, […]
[ September 17, 2020; ]
The Secret Garden | In Cinemas Thursday 17 September 2020
The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx), a prickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, born in India to wealthy British parents.
When they die suddenly, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle, Archibald Craven (Academy Award® and BAFTA-winner Colin Firth) […]
Bertie Beetle Showbags at OTR
South Australia’s favourite show bag Bertie Beetle has arrived into most OTR stores.
The Bertie Beetle showbag is packed with 24 delicious, crunchy Bertie Beetle chocolates – ideal for sharing with family and friends or keeping them all to yourself.
The Bertie Beetle Showbag is just $10 and has arrived into most OTR […]
[ September 12, 2020 to September 13, 2020. ]
Adelaide Multicultural Eid Festival
Adelaide’s biggest Eid Festival is back with a Covid-safe, SA Health approved weekend of family fun.
This self-funding, not for profit community event draws and binds people of all different cultures and ethnic backgrounds together during this great celebration time. It is also a chance for non-Muslim Australians to be exposed to Muslim […]
Kimba playground – is this the best playground on the Eyre Peninsula? We think so!
by Katrina Gogel
After hearing great things about the newly upgraded, all-abilities playground in Kimba, we made sure to put it on our ‘must-see’ list when travelling the Eyre Peninsula recently.
And it did not disappoint!
The scale of this rural playground is impressive […]
[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
Sustainable September – Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market is taking some simple steps towards becoming a more sustainable community and reducing our environmental impact through how we shop, cook and live.
For the month of September, they’ll be highlighting some of the great eco-friendly products available at the market, sharing lots of tips and recipes […]
Win an AFL Max Active Football Holiday Camp pass
Kids footy mad? AFL Max will be hosting their Max Active Football Holiday Camp during the October school holidays. Max Active Camps give participants the chance to experience what it takes to play footy like a pro – balancing fitness, footy skills, nutrition, wellbeing exercises and fun […]
The Grove Shopping Centre Playground – The Golden Way, Golden Grove
The Grove Shopping Centre has a great playspace which is a little different to what you would usually find at a shopping centre.
This was a great surprise to find this play equipment here. We happened to discover it while doing a quick shop for snacks […]
South Australia has become the first state in the country to ban single-use plastics with legislation passing Parliament today, Wednesday 9 September 2020.
The Marshall Liberal Government’s Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Bill 2020 bans the sale, supply and distribution of single-use plastic products such as straws, cutlery and beverage stirrers in South Australia.
[ October 16, 2020 to January 31, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_138409" align="alignnone" width="630"] Naomi Hobson, Southern Kaantju/Umpila people, Queensland, born 1978, from the series Adolescent Wonderland, 2019, Coen, Queensland, Courtesy the artist and Redot Fine Art Gallery[/caption]
The Art Gallery of South Australia has announced the exhibition Open Hands for this year’s Tarnanthi, AGSA’s annual celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. […]
New Playspace at PretteJohn Gully Reserve
A new playspace has been completed at PretteJohn Gully Reserve in Para Hills. The playspace is now open and features new play equipment including a a multi-play unit, activity box, musical equipment, talking tubes, carousel, two-person springer, sandpit and swings.
Wheelchair access to the colourful playspace is available from the Para […]
Kensington Park Oval Playground
The Parade, Kensington Park
The Kensington Park Oval Playground has had a revamp and re-opened at the end of August 2020. It’s a nature play inspired space with a combination of soft fall surface and bark chips. New play equipment has been installed and new fencing around the road side. Please note that […]
[ October 25, 2020; ]
Walk to D’Feet MND
This major event symbolises the hope that one day this dreadful disease will be defeated whilst serving as a memorial to those lost to MND.
Walk to D’Feet MND is a 5km walk or roll, raising money to support local people living with motor neurone disease. By registering and fundraising through your online […]
Online Safety Adventures with Swoosh and Glide
The key to establishing online safety as a life-long skill is to start talking about it early, so it becomes a part of everyday life.
Playing eSafety’s story puzzles with young children is a fun way to get the conversation going, while showing them how to use digital technologies in […]
[ October 1, 2020; ]
Amazing Drumming Monkeys at the Marion Cultural Centre
For over 10 years The Amazing Drumming Monkeys have entertained thousands of children (and adults), at thousands of events around Australia and abroad.
This is an adorable little variety show aimed at 1 – 8 year olds, and is also great entertainment for all ages. The 2 monkey puppets […]
[ September 29, 2020; ]
Professor Flint’s ‘Eromanga: Life in the Prehistoric Sea’
Travel back in time and dive beneath the The Eromanga Sea; the giant inland sea that once covered much of Australia.
Once there, be prepared to meet some of the strangest, most unique, and most peculiar inhabitants of planet Earth you’ve ever seen. From giant sea-monsters, to fish with […]
South Australia COVID-19 restrictions will be relaxed from Saturday 5 September 2020
South Australia will be able to enjoy an easing of COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday 5 September with an increase in the maximum number of people attending weddings and funerals plus changes to eating and drinking at venues and an increase in AFL crowds.
Foodbank SA Superhero Program
Do you want to be a Foodbank SA superhero? You can join the Foodbank SA family and learn how to help others in need.
Foodbank SA has identified through their School Programs, an increased demand for Foodbank specific educational and interactive activities for children. The Superhero Program has been developed as a way […]
Jane Reilly and Peter Combe reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’
SA Health have produced an easy to follow book explaining coronavirus to children.
In this video, South Australian icons Jane Reilly and Peter Combe educate children on how to stop the spread of COVID-19 by reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’ to them at Unley Library
‘Hi. This is […]
[ September 25, 2020 to October 4, 2020. ]
Nature Festival – A New Festival for South Australia
Nature Festival is a 10-day open-access festival celebrating the role nature plays in the identity of all South Australians. Expect family play experiences from Nature Play, outdoor yoga, public talks, and artistic installations. Nature Festival’s inaugural program hosts free and ticketed events dedicated to celebrating nature in […]
[ October 31, 2020; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Neo Full Moon: Teen Takeover at the Art Gallery of South Australia
Get ready to grab a friend, pull together a wild costume, and roll into a night of live music and performances at Neo Full Moon. The event is live at AGSA, with the option to experience it virtually.
Enjoy the sounds of South Australia’s top […]
[ October 19, 2020 to October 25, 2020. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to be — a suburban backyard, a local park, a patch of forest, down by the beach, or the main street of town.
The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is an activity for all-ages that […]
Samurai is the new exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
For Japan’s warriors, prowess on the battlefield was matched by an acute aesthetic sensibility. Samurai presents the art and ethos of this warrior culture.
From the austerity of lacquer and tea bowls to the opulence of golden screens and armour, this exhibition demonstrates how the ethos […]
[ October 8, 2020; ]
Virtual African Safari through Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe
Join an expert guide and photographer Munya on a virtual Safari. He will introduce you to Hwange National Park and Zimbabwe.
You will experience the Safari that he leads every day.
He will describe the pickup location, safety guidelines, the environment, and the animals you are likely to see. […]
[ September 21, 2020; ]
My Little Pony: Pony Life
My Little Pony returns to Australia’s TV screens this spring on 9Go! from 21 September 2020 with a brand-new series: Pony Life.
Hasbro and its global entertainment studio, eOne, has announced that everybody’s favourite pony personalities will gallop back onto Australian TV screens this spring with the brand-new series My Little Pony: […]
[ September 20, 2020; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
First Aid for Children Classes at Head2Toe First Aid
Learn first aid with your children in this fun and informative first aid session.
Over 90 minutes you and your child/children will learn age appropriate first aid tailored for ages 7+. Topics will include assessment, how and when to call 000, CPR, recovery position, bandaging, bleeding and more.
Belair National Park Holiday Park, situated within the Belair National Park, has accommodation options for everyone. There are campsites, powered sites, dog-friendly cabins, eco-glamping tents and cottages to rent.
Belair National Park Holiday Park is a family-oriented park surrounded by nature and wildlife. There are walking and mountain bike riding tracks through the national park, as […]
[ September 19, 2020 to September 20, 2020. September 26, 2020 to September 27, 2020. ]
2020 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Supercars are back on the 2020 South Australian motorsport calendar with back to back OTR SuperSprints at The Bend on the final two weekends in September.
The Bend Motorsport Park has made an exciting return to the 2020 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship calendar, confirmed to host a September doubleheader.
25 Things To Do In Spring for Adelaide Families by Nature Play SA
Looking for some fun Spring inspiration to get out and about with the kids now the weather is warming up?
Once Spring is in the air the days get longer and warmer so it’s the perfect time to head outdoors and explore! We are […]
WIN an Itty Bitty Prettys Prize Pack
Whether you’re a rebel rocker, a unicorn princess or crazy for kittens, there’s always room at the Itty Bitty Prettys Tea Party.
This one of a kind brand brings characters of all backgrounds together for the ultimate Par-tea with a message of embracing your background and spreading kindness through inclusivity.
[ October 6, 2020; ]
Fairytale Trail with a Princess at Carrick Hill Castle
Once Upon A Princess cordially invite you to “Fairytale Trail with A Princess” at gorgeous Carrick Hill Castle located in the leafy suburb of Springfield.
Built in the 1930’s, the grand castle is as old as time – just like a real fairytale. History and fairytales come together […]
[ September 2, 2020; September 16, 2020; ]
Costco Non-Member Shopping Nights
In support of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Costco will be opening their doors to non-members for two special evenings in September 2020.
For a $5 donation, non-members can shop at Costco on Wednesday 2 September 2020 and Wednesday 16 September 2020 between 3pm and 8pm.
If you are already a Costco member, you can still […]
MJ McInerney Reserve Receives Best Playspace Award
The City of Charles Sturt has announced that MJ McInerney Reserve received the award for the Best Playspace Over $500k at the 2020 Parks & Leisure Australia (SA/NT) Awards of Excellence.
The Kilkenny reserve was transformed in 2019/20 with new play equipment for a variety of ages (see our review […]
Adelaide Botanic Garden After-Dark Event Program
Following the success of the recent ‘Biennial After Dark’ event, and with the continued easing of COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia, the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium has announced two October events as its Botanica Lumina program is officially re-lit.
Launched earlier this year, Botanica Lumina is a program of curated […]
Kytons Limited Edition Neapolitan Lamingtons and Kytons Showbags
With the Royal Adelaide Show sadly cancelled this year, many local businesses are taking part in The Show At Home, including Kytons Bakery.
Inspired by Neapolitan Icecream, the Neapolitan Lamingtons are a limited edition, come in a pack of 4 and are included in this year’s #TheShowAtHome “Lots of Lamingtons” […]
Raining Poetry in Adelaide
A little bit of magic has been sprinkled onto our city streets, brightening up Adelaide’s rainy days.
As a part of Raining Poetry in Adelaide, a team of students have been busy stencilling our city paths with short poems, written by some very talented local poets.
Now in its fourth year and featuring 20 […]