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Barossa Gourmet Weekend | 14 to 16 Aug 2015

From wine enthusiast, foodie, family or those just wanting to spice up your winter weekend, you can’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in the flavours of the 2015 Barossa… Be Consumed Gourmet Weekend. There really is something for everyone.
You can find details of all the events here at the Barossa Gourmet website  with plenty […]

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Colour the Street Block Party | 15 Aug 2015

[ August 15, 2015; 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. ]

August is visual art month in South Australia! Since its inception in 1998 the annual SALA Festival has celebrated and promoted the diverse talents of South Australian Living Artists. SALA is an innovative open access visual arts festival presenting thousands of artists through unique collaborations and exhibitions in hundreds of exhibition spaces throughout metropolitan and […]

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The Mini Marathon Family Run or Walk | 23 Aug 2015

[ August 23, 2015; 8:00 am to 11:00 am. ]

Don’t just be a spectator at this year’s Adelaide Marathon Festival.

Be part of the exciting Adelaide Oval atmosphere and run or walk the inaugural 2km Mini Marathon.

Start and finish where the marathoners start and finish.

Be cheered along as you run or walk along the Adelaide Oval concourse, past the beautiful North Adelaide Cathedral and over […]

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Winterlicious

Winterlicious | Ice Skating at Elder Park | 27 Jul to 9 Aug 2015

[ July 27, 2015 to August 9, 2015. ]
Winterlicious
A touch of ice magic comes to the Riverbank
Calling all snow bunnies – dust off those blades of glory and skate down to Elder Park as Adelaide’s Riverbank is transformed into an arctic adventure-land featuring an outdoor ice rink and winter festivities.

For two weeks beginning Monday 27 July, the Riverbank will be home to ‘Winterlicious’ […]

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Bikes at the Bay | 16 Aug 2015

[ August 16, 2015 10:30 am to August 17, 2015 1:30 am. ]

The BSA Owners Club of South Australia will celebrate its 25th Anniversary this year with a public display of Vintage and Classic BSA motorcycles dating from 1924 to 1974.

Join them in celebrating 25 years of historical restorations, at Wigley Reserve Glenelg starting at 10.30 am on Sunday the 16th of August.

This Historical display has over […]

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Shakespeare for Kids | Something on Saturday 2015 | 29 Aug 2015

[ August 29, 2015; ]
Shakespeare for Kids
By The Recycled Theatre Co
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

This adaptation of Shakespeare’s great play A Midsummer Night’s Dream blends the language of old in humorous, recycled, gluten free, organic theatre. The Recycled Theatre Company encourages children to explore classical texts such as Shakespeare and presents these with the “stuff in the back yard”. […]

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SALA Festival Workshop: ‘I Create’ – Tools for positive creative release | Victor Harbor | Aug 2015

[ August 1, 2015 10:00 am to August 31, 2015 5:00 pm. ]
Children’s Book ‘I Create’
Tools for positive creative release
Bring your kids to a friendly, child safe environment for a children’s book launch, illustration viewing and art expression workshop with emerging artist Tracey Grivell.

These workshops are FREE and will be held from 1 to 31 August 2015.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the SALA Festival […]

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SALA Festival: START on the Road for SALA | Pt Augusta & Whyalla | 8 & 9 Aug 2015

[ August 8, 2015 to August 9, 2015. ]
START on the Road for SALA
Come and experience engaging children’s and families’ programs with START.

START at the Gallery is held on the first Sunday of every month. Its FREE and provides an exciting introduction to visual art for children aged 5-10 and their families.

START will be held at Middelback Theatre, Whyalla on Saturday 8 August and […]

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Zoo Run at Monarto Zoo | 2 Aug 2015

[ August 2, 2015; ]
ZOO RUN is coming to Monarto Zoo for it’s inaugural SA fun run!
With 100% of profits going towards wildlife conservation and breeding programs run through Zoos SA; this is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Choose between a 10km or 5km run or walk through the zoo in the beautiful morning hours before it opens, […]

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Alice in Wonderland | Something on Saturday 2015 | 1 August 2015

[ August 1, 2015; ]
Alice in Wonderland
By Theatre Bugs
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

When Alice falls down that infamous rabbit hole she meets a host of wild and wacky characters, from hip-hop lobsters to flowers who dream of becoming Broadway superstars, a Duchess who’s bent on turning everyone into soup, that grinning Chesire cat, and of course that delightful Queen […]

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The Wonky Donkey Man | Something on Saturday 2015 | 22 August 2015

[ August 22, 2015; ]
The Wonky Donkey Man
With Craig Smith
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

Award winning musician and author Craig Smith “performs” his books in concert. His shows are fun, musical and full of children laughing, singing and dancing. A highlight will be the musical telling of his famous book,The Wonky Donkey:
“I was walking down the road and I saw…a […]

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The Book Show | Something on Saturday 2015 | 15 August 2015

[ August 15, 2015; ]
The Book Show
By Splash Theatre
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

Splash Theatre creates a lively and entertaining play on the Children’s Book Week theme each year, with this year’s theme being “Books Light Up The World”. Their highly physical and energetic style engages a wide spectrum of children with a charming and stimulating performance, featuring many different […]

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The Little Mermaid | Something on Saturday 2015 | 8 August 2015

[ August 8, 2015; ]
The Little Mermaid
By Australian Classical Youth Ballet
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

The mermaid Ariel lives under the sea and dreams about life on land. Her curiosity leads her on an incredible journey to the land of humans thanks to a bargain struck with the sea witch Ursula, but Ursula wants to gain control over the sea…

Featuring […]

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The Reading Hour | 18 August 2015

[ August 18, 2015; ]

Sharing a book with your child for 10 minutes a day, an hour a week is the message behind The Reading Hour.
It’s not always possible for parents to share a book at bedtime with their children, but if you can manage 10 minutes most nights, your child will have the best chance of becoming a […]

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Treasure Hunt For Nature | 16 August 2015

[ August 16, 2015; ]

Treasure Hunt For Nature 2015
The inaugural Treasure Hunt for Nature around the River Torrens and Adelaide environs offers family friendly to more challenging Smart phone/GPS geocaching treasure trail options.  Funds raised on the day will help Nature Foundation SA to Save, Protect and Restore South Australia’s landscapes and species.

Treasure hunters follow a map, solve the […]

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Party by the Pool | SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | May – Nov 2015

[ May 29, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. June 19, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. July 8, 2015; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. July 31, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. August 21, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. October 7, 2015; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. October 30, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. November 27, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Party by the Pool!
Join the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre for a Party by the Pool session featuring a live DJ, competitions, games and prizes to be won.
Bring the family along for a swim, kick back on the pool toys, or climb and slide on Splash Park (their interactive water playground) while you enjoy the latest tunes […]

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The Heights Observatory | Public Viewing Nights 2015

[ May 22, 2015; 8:00 pm; June 26, 2015; 8:00 pm; July 24, 2015; 8:00 pm; August 21, 2015; 8:00 pm; ]

The Heights Observatory is a joint facility operated in conjunction with The Heights School located at Modbury Heights, north east of Adelaide.

The observatory is primarily used by school students to gain hands-on experience with their Astronomy studies, but the Society also holds public viewing nights once a month.
Public Viewing Nights
Public viewing nights at The Heights Observatory […]

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Mary Poppins | Adelaide & Elizabeth | 2-18 July & 23 Jul – 1 Aug 2015

[ July 2, 2015 to July 18, 2015. July 23, 2015 to August 1, 2015. ]
Mary Poppins – July School Holiday Entertainment!
Matt Byrne Media will present the South Australian premiere of the world’s most loved family musical, Mary Poppins, in Adelaide and Elizabeth this July/August 2015.
Australian author P.L. Travers’ classic tale of a magical nanny who sorts out the dysfunctional Banks Family in 1910 London, will land on the Arts […]

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Something on Saturday 2015 | Program Guide | 2 May – 5 Sept 2015

[ May 2, 2015; May 9, 2015; May 16, 2015; May 23, 2015; May 30, 2015; June 6, 2015; June 13, 2015; June 20, 2015; June 27, 2015; July 4, 2015; July 11, 2015; July 18, 2015; July 25, 2015; August 1, 2015; August 8, 2015; August 15, 2015; August 22, 2015; August 29, 2015; September 5, 2015; ]

Something on Saturday 2015 – Program Guide
Something on Saturday delights and entertains thousands of children in Adelaide every Saturday throughout winter each year. Many South Australian children aged 2 to 10 years enjoy their first theatrical experience through this program.
The 2015 program covers a wide range of entertainment, suitable for both boys and girls, including […]

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Science Alive! 2015 | Review

[ August 8, 2015 9:00 am to August 9, 2015 4:00 pm. ]
Science Alive! 2015 | Review
Science Alive! is one of Australia’s premier science and technology expos. We also attended in 2012, the last time when the Questacon Science Circus were present at this event. They were fantastic! It’s going to be fabulous having them back again – their truck of science goodies and presenters from the […]

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Play school 2015

Play School Live in Concert 2015 | Once Upon a Time | August 2015

[ August 16, 2015 10:00 am to August 19, 2015 10:00 am. August 21, 2015 10:00 am to August 23, 2015 10:00 am. ]
Kids Promotions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is bringing everyone’s favourite children’s television show on a national concert tour with a new show for 2015 – ‘Once Upon a Time’.
Don’t miss out on the chance to see your children’s favourite television show live in concert when the Play School Concerts come to town.

Come […]

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