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Playgroup SA Playgroup @ the Zoo | 23 Oct 2015

[ October 23, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Playgroup at the Zoo! Playgroup SA’s annual event – giving Playgroup Members the opportunity to visit Adelaide Zoo for a fun-filled day of zoo attractions, Children’s Entertainment and Playgroup experiences at a reduced cost to everyday Zoo entry prices. Tickets available late September.
Entertainment
African Soul – Hands on Rhythm Drumming Workshop

Explosive and vibrant, fully interactive drumming and dance workshop […]

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Festival of Now | Rundle Park | 9 Oct 2015

[ October 9, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
In its third year the Festival of Now is Australia’s only Festival that celebrates World Mental Health Day.
A family friendly event it is completely free with magicians, face painting, bubble soccer, Animals Anonymous, sun catcher making, Lolly Jar Circus and drumming circle.
With stalls promoting arts in health, healthy eating and performances the Festival of Now […]

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South Australian Museum | Opals from the Outback | 6 to 9 Oct 2015

[ October 6, 2015 to October 9, 2015. ]
Millions of years ago South Australia was an underwater breeding ground for ancient animals just like this baby plesiosaur (pictured above). Learn how their fossilised skeletons became preserved forever in opal.
Go to the South Australian Museum to explore the full line-up of School Holiday Programs available this October 6 – 9, 2015.
The Science of Opals: Experimental workshop […]

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The City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters Library – School Holiday Activities | 28 Sep – 8 Oct 2015

[ September 16, 2015; 5:00 pm; September 29, 2015; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. September 30, 2015; 11:00 am to 11:30 am. October 1, 2015; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. October 7, 2015; 10:00 am to 10:55 am. October 8, 2015; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

The City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters have some great School Holiday activities on at their council libraries. The Amazing Drumming Monkey show, craft, yoga and movies to name just a few. Check out these events below.
Activities are low-cost or free, but bookings are essential.

Feed the Birds (7-12yrs) x 2 sessions
Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | […]

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Through the Green Door | Free Art and Craft Open Day | 2 Oct 2015

[ October 2, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
On Friday 2 October, Through the Green Door with be throwing open their doors to welcome you to a FREE taster of the art classes they run. Bring the kids in for some free Spring craft activities and treats!
The Through the Green Door art studio is located in the Maylands Plaza and everyone is welcome […]

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Nature Play SA Festival Launch & Festival Guide | 27 Sep to 10 Oct 2015

[ September 27, 2015 to October 10, 2015. ]

Join in a relaxed picnic-style afternoon to celebrate the opening the 2015 Nature Play Festival!

There will be nature craft, mud kitchens, a mini ropes course, live music, an outdoor art exhibition featuring entries received from Nature Play’s recent children’s nature art call out, and a host of other activities.

Bring your picnic rugs, a bite to eat and prepare […]

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Wittunga Botanic Garden 40th Anniversary Celebration | 17 Oct 2015

[ October 17, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

A free public event – featuring food trucks, vans and stalls; live music and children’s activities – will be held on Saturday 17 October, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Wittunga Botanic Garden opening to the public.

The fun-filled celebration (12-4pm) will host Fork on the Road – which brings together Adelaide’s best mobile street food vendors – […]

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Adelaide Flyway Festival | 17 Oct 2015

[ October 17, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

The Adelaide Flyway Festival celebrates the arrival of our migratory shorebirds in conjunction with National Bird Week and the local community. There’s loads of activities for young and old, expert bird watchers and newbies, so bring along the whole family for a fun day out in St Kilda.

Activities and stalls

Cooking demonstrations by Callum Hann
Bird watching […]

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Angaston Community Fun Day | 11 Oct 2015

[ October 11, 2015; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]

The Barossa Council in collaboration with Angaston Community and Business Alliance Inc. have been selected to host the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour in Angaston on 11 October 2015.

Each year major Melbourne Cup sponsor, Emirates tour the Melbourne Cup trophy throughout Australia, stopping off at select locations for functions and community events.  Engaging with the trophy provides […]

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Barossa Nature Play Festival | Sep & Oct 2015

[ September 28, 2015; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. September 30, 2015; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. October 2, 2015; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

The Barossa Council invites your kids to get messy at the 2015 Barossa Nature Play Festival.

This free-form nature event will spark every child’s imagination and encourage creativity, exploration and above all having fun in nature’s playground.

Activities include a Mud kitchen and café, dirt art studio, weaving station and Storytime presented by Barossa Public Library.

Collect your very […]

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Oaklands Recreation Plaza Opening | 10 Oct 2015

[ October 10, 2015; ]

Join in for the official opening of the new Oaklands Recreation Plaza on Saturday, 10 October.

Following the official opening a barbecue will be provided by the Darlington Scouts and entertainment by DJ Ollie.

The Oaklands Recreation Plaza will be hosting the South Australian Skate Park League (SPL) 5th leg.

Divisions include scooter, BMX and skate ssuitable for all […]

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Leukaemia Foundation Light The Night | 9 Oct 2015

[ October 9, 2015; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Australians will unite at walks across the country on Friday October 9 to help families affected by blood cancer.
Each walk is an inspiring event where everyone lights lanterns, raises funds and walks in aid of Australian families affected by blood cancer. The money raised will fund research and support, and your presence will lift many hearts as everyone walks in […]

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Sea Shepherd Adelaide Beach Clean Up | 18 Oct 2015

[ October 18, 2015; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Single use plastics can harm marine life – items like straws, balloons and plastic bags are ending up in our oceans and are swallowed by or get caught up on unsuspecting marine life. You can help protect defenseless marine life by reducing your use of these products and keeping our beaches clear of them.
Join the […]

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OzAsia Festival | Adelaide | 24 Sep – 4 Oct 2015

[ September 24, 2015 to October 4, 2015. ]

OzAsia Festival is Australia’s leading international arts festival presenting the best theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts from across Asia.  This year’s program features an impressive array of performance works by artists at the cutting edge of contemporary Asia, with a focus on arts from Indonesia across the opening weekend followed by performances from […]

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Strathalbyn Agricultural Society Show | 5 Oct 2015

[ October 5, 2015; ]

An action-packed show for the whole family to enjoy, the 145th Strathalbyn Agricultural Society Show will be held on Monday 5 October.

There are prizes to be won in the Woolworths 2015 Children’s Games, held at the entertainment tent on the oval, with activities between 10-11 am and 2-3 pm including:

Dummy Spit
Wheel barrow races
Sack races
Tug of war between […]

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Tin Lids Lane | Stirling Laneways Market | Sep 2015 – Apr 2016

Stirling Laneways brings a fresh burst of colour to monthly market Sundays.
Follow your feet through the lanes and side-streets to discover artists and entertainers mingled between our local traders and pop-up stalls.
Tin Lids Lane, is a small section of the market set aside just for kids who want to hold their own market stalls. Stalls […]

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Spring Clean Sale & School Holiday Activities | Salvage & Save | 29 Sep to 10 Oct 2015

[ September 29, 2015 to October 9, 2015. ]

Salvage & Save – Recycling is Fun!

Looking for something different in the school holidays?   Maybe a visit to a Salvage & Save would be of interest.  Salvage & Save is a not for profit organisation supporting people with disabilities in 4 locations in SA;  Elizabeth, Goolwa, Murray Bridge and Mt Barker.  The Retail Recycling shops […]

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Adelaide Park Lands Treasure Map

Spring School Holiday Activity Guide | September – October 2015

[ September 26, 2015 to October 11, 2015. ]
Spring School Holidays in Adelaide!
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the holidays, the Play & Go team have put together a School Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular and not-so-well-known activities on offer. There are venues all over Adelaide that offer vacation care programs, […]

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Play at the Bay | Spring School Holidays | 6 to 9 Oct 2015

[ October 6, 2015 to October 9, 2015. ]

Play, explore and experience, there is an activity for everyone.
Play at the Bay is a program being run from 6 to 9 October 2015 (replacing the Jetty Road Treasure Hunt).  The concept encourages children to play, explore and experience by offering workshops for a wide range of ages.

For more detailed information on each workshop and […]

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Fleurieu Folk Festival | 23-25 Oct 2015

[ October 23, 2015 to October 25, 2015. ]

The Fleurieu Folk Festival is an annual 3 day family friendly celebration of contemporary and traditional folk music, held in the picturesque township of Willunga, in South Australia’s premier wine region.

Each year the festival hand picks over 50 of the best local, interstate and international folk musicians covering a broad range of genres including traditional, […]

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Yankalilla Show | 3 Oct 2015

[ October 3, 2015; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

Enjoy the fun and attractions at the 133rd Yankalilla Show.

Entertainment throughout the day on the main stage includes local dance groups, and a variety of live music. Show rides and Sideshow attractions, camel & pony rides, hands on animal nursery, market stalls, main hall showcasing the competitive exhibits, Aldinga & Sellicks Spinners & Knitters Shorn […]

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Fright Night Halloween Fun Run | 31 Oct 2015

[ October 31, 2015; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

The Fright Night Halloween Fun Run in 2015  promises to be a great, fun event. Participants are encouraged to get in the spirit and come dressed in your Halloween best! Goblins, Ghouls, Ghosts – whatever your choosing, get dressed up and ready for what will definitely be a fun run!

Prizes for the best dressed. Chose […]

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Burra Fun Run | 18 Oct 2015

[ October 18, 2015; ]

The second year of the Burra Fun Run!

A family friendly event promoting physical activity and wellbeing.

Come join in on the 18th of October on a run or walk of 3, 5 or 10 km. Category and special event prizes!

The Burra Fun Run aims to encourage all ages and levels of fitness to participate by walking or […]

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Seppeltsfield Road IMP Fun Run and Family Day | 11 Oct 2015

[ October 11, 2015; ]

The Indigenous Marathon Foundation is delighted to invite you to join their third annual Seppeltsfield Road IMP Fun Run with Fitness Challenges starting at Whistler Wines and finishing 5.5km along Seppeltsfield Road at Seppeltsfield Winery Picnic Grounds.

The Seppeltsfield Road Fun Run and Family Day is a fundraiser for the Indigenous Marathon Project, a health education program […]

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Walk for Prems | 25 Oct 2015

[ October 25, 2015; 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]

Each year 45,000 babies are admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Units and Special Care Nurseries across Australia. With your help, Life’s Little Treasures Foundation can support these babies and their families along their journey.

On the 25th October 2015, in cities all around Australia, families, friends and supporters are walking and running to raise funds for Life’s Little […]

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Play with Light and Shadow | Migration Museum | Sep & Oct 2015

[ September 26, 2015 to October 2, 2015. October 6, 2015 11:00 pm to October 11, 2015 11:00 pm. ]

The Migration Museum is celebrating everything Indonesian these school holidays. Drop in anytime to make and take your very own Shadow puppets. There will be a theatrette set up for you to perform your own show to your friends and family. Join in for one of four workshops to meet a puppeteer, hear the stories and see a shadow […]

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Fast Cars and Video Games | National Motor Museum | Sep & Oct 2015

[ September 28, 2015 to October 13, 2015. ]

Start driving when you’re grown up? Nonsense! For years, car games have let kids of all ages practice their driving skills long before they sit in the driver’s seat of a real car. Visit the National Motor Museum these school holidays and try out some of the best racing video games of all time – […]

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Can you dig it? | SA Maritime Museum | Sep & Oct 2015

[ September 28, 2015 to October 2, 2015. October 5, 2015 to October 9, 2015. ]

Are you ready to get your hands dirty and learn about archaeology? Kids will ‘dig’ around to uncover relics and find the identity of a mystery shipwreck. You will study artefacts, use light tables, spades and brushes with the help of an Archaeologist to build a picture of the past. Dust off your explorer’s kit […]

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Clowning Around | Adelaide Symphony Orchestra | 31 Oct 2015

[ October 31, 2015; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Clowning Around.

Melvin Tix – Presenter/Conductor.

World-renowned “clownductor” Melvin Tix returns to Adelaide to present his much-loved Clowning Around program. As conductor, musician, magician, clown and juggler, Melvin provides a highly entertaining and enlightening experience for young children to discover the amazing sounds of an orchestra. So roll-up for a fun-filled time with Melvin Tix and the […]

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Creative Kids Cupcake Bake Off | 7 Oct 2015

[ October 7, 2015; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
Creative Kids Cupcake Bake Off – School Holiday Fun.
Join Tea Tree Gully City Council, participating in a fun workshop making and decorating cupcakes, plus some craft time adding your own design to a cake box. Parental/carer support required on the day. Suitable for children aged 3 – 8 years.

To book online visit the City of Tea Tree […]

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Shottesbrooke Vineyard Afternoon Delights | 4 Oct 2015

[ October 4, 2015; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]

Enjoy a lazy Sunday in the Garden at Shottesbrooke!

With food by the Currant Shed restaurant, live music from Cal Williams Jr & Kory Horwood, free face painting for the kids, and of course wine by Shottesbrooke the day promises fun for the whole family.

Bookings are essential!

Ticket prices: Adults $15 (includes 1 x complementary wine in a […]

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The London to Brighton Down Under Run | 25 Oct 2015

[ October 25, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]

The first Down Under London to Brighton Run was held on Sunday 6th November 1988, it comprised 29 veteran cars from the Vintage Sports Car Club of South Australia (VSCC).

This event is for veteran cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles manufactured before 1919.

Entrants into this year’s event will depart London Road Mile End at 10am on […]

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Inside the Brick | Lego Play Expo | 17 & 18 Oct 2015

[ October 17, 2015 to October 18, 2015. ]
Discover the magic of building and join Inside the Brick for a major exhibition of Models made from thousands of LEGO Bricks, a large hands-on construction play zone as well as sets for sale.
This year Inside the Brick are bringing many amazing models to Adelaide Showground with displays of sci-fi, rare sets and a fabulous brick city and […]

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Adelaide Belly Dance Expo| 5 Oct 2015

[ October 5, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

The Adelaide Belly Dance Festival will offer everyone an opportunity to participate in the celebratory dances of our global village, from Tribal to Tarab.

The theme is “Celebrating Community and Culture” and the main purpose of the festival is to foster a sense of togetherness between the local dance community and belly dancers Australia wide.

The festival […]

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Picnic in Elder | Celebrate 175 Years of the City of Adelaide | Elder Park | 31 Oct 2015

[ October 31, 2015; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
To celebrate 175 years of the City of Adelaide, Adelaide City Council warmly invites you to ‘Picnic in Elder’, a free community event.
From 11am- 4pm on Saturday 31 October 2015, Elder Park will be transformed into a scene reminiscent of Adelaide in the late 1800s. Learn to dance colonial styles, have a play of the didgeridoo, […]

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The Port Festival | 10 & 11 Oct 2015

[ October 10, 2015; October 11, 2015; ]
The Port Festival gives us all the opportunity to celebrate and enjoy some of the best of the west.
The Festival brings many visitors to Port Adelaide, and is a stimulus for a huge range of artistic endeavour and good old fashioned entertainment.
This year’s Port Festival, on the weekend of 10-11 October, promises to offer something for […]

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Family Flix Drive In | Aug to Oct 2015

[ August 8, 2015; 5:15 pm; August 15, 2015; 5:15 pm; August 22, 2015; 5:30 pm; August 29, 2015; 5:30 pm; September 5, 2015; 5:30 pm; September 12, 2015; 5:45 pm; September 19, 2015; 5:45 pm; September 26, 2015; 5:45 pm; October 3, 2015; 5:45 pm; ]
Wallis Mainline Drive-In are once again holding special Saturday movie nights dedicated for families. They open an hour before the movie starts so you can get there early and enjoy a relaxed dinner before sitting back to watch the large outdoor screen. Pack the car with pillows and blankets along with foldable chairs and even […]

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Free School Holiday Sports Program | City of Charles Sturt| 28 Sep to 2 Oct 2015

[ September 28, 2015 to October 2, 2015. ]
FREE School Holiday Sports
Hosted by the City of Charles Sturt
The City of Charles Sturt are inviting all children aged 3 – 17 years to try a new sport and get involved in their FREE School Holiday Sports Program.

The program will be held during the Spring school holidays from 28 September to 2 October 2015. […]

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Australian Supercross Championship | 31 October 2015

[ October 31, 2015; 6:00 pm; ]  

Australian Supercross Championship
Supercross returns to the city of churches!

The Adelaide Showground will be host to round 3 of 2015 National SX Championship Series. 5000 tonnes of soil will be trucked into the iconic venue and transformed into a man-made torture track for the Australian and overseas handle bar heroes.

Gilbert Racing has been staging events at […]

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Step Up for Down Syndrome | 18 Oct 2015

[ October 18, 2015; ]
Join Down Syndrome SA in Bonython Park on the 18th of October to Step Up for Down syndrome. 
Walk around the West Parklands of Adelaide on the 3km activity trail and with your free bag from the Central Market you will collect goodies along the way from Nippy’s, Opal, Bellis Fruit Bars and the Adelaide Zoo […]

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