april 2013 Articles

Apple Picking in the Beautiful Summertown Orchard | Review

Editor’s Note (16 April 2016): we have been informed that the owner of the Summertown apple orchard has retired, so sadly it is no longer open for apple picking until further notice.

See the Apple picking in Summertown Facebook page here for updates.
For an alternative, two apple orchards in the Lenswood area of the Adelaide Hills […]

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WIN Tickets to Where’s the Remote? | Something on Saturday | 4 May 13

Where’s the Remote?    |   Something on Saturday

Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
Acclaimed comedian Jason Chong brings movies to life in this high tech comedy adventure. Watch and cheer as Jason interacts with a huge screen to save his angel and defeat his devil in true Hollywood […]

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Imagination Playground | Splash Adelaide | April 2013

Imagination Playground is a breakthrough play space concept, conceived and designed by architect David Rothwell.  They will be popping up at various locations around the City of Adelaide as part of Splash Adelaide.
Using Imagination Playground blocks, kids can build a new world for themselves. They can make objects like animals, rocket ships and robots, or […]

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Mythical Creatures | Monarto Zoo | April 2013

Let your imagination run wild at Monarto Zoo these school holidays as they celebrate mythical creatures!  Have fun with the weird and wonderful while you visit and learn more about the zoo’s real residents. The fantastical fun includes a specially-themed activity trail, magic shows, music shows, arts and crafts, roving entertainment and extra keeper presentations. […]

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Adelaide Museum Guide | A List of South Australian Exhibition Houses

Adelaide Gaol  |  18 Gaol Road, Thebarton  |  website
Australian Army Museum of South Australia  |  Keswick Barracks, 2 Anzac Highway, Keswick  |  website
Bay Discovery Centre and Holdfast Bay History Centre |  Jetty Road, Glenelg  |  website  |  Play & Go Review
Carrick Hill  | 46 Carrick Hill Drive, Springfield  |  website  |  Play & Go […]

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Out of the Zoo | Spot the Animals | April 2013

This year Adelaide Zoo celebrates a 130 year milestone and during the April school holidays Splash Adelaide are unleashing the animals – namely a giraffe, panda, tiger and an orangutan – into the wild that is the CBD!  During the first week renowned artist Emma Hack along with other local artists will publically paint statues of some favourite zoo residents in the […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway | Dolce & Gabbana Watch from Shiels Jewellers

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we think one lucky Mum deserves a little bit of bling in her life. This gorgeous watch from Shiels Jewellers will be the perfect Mother’s Day present for someone special. Win it for yourself, for your Mum or […]

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Shopping Centres School Holiday Activities Guide | April 2013

Free School Holiday Activities Guide – April 2013
During the School Holidays most Shopping Centres will provide some fun activities for kids. Whether it be face painting, balloons or art & craft activities, live shows or sports, generally they are provided free (or minimal cost for some things). Even if you just need to pick up […]

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The Adelaide Hills Fairy Garden | Hahndorf

The Adelaide Hills Fairy Garden in Hahndorf
There’s a quaint little fairy garden and shop that is a must visit destination for little ones who love fairies located on the main street in Hahndorf.  
Blending in with the town’s quirky mix of retail stores, sweet shops and delicious eateries, The Fairy Garden Specialists can help you to create your own little fairy garden at […]

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Introducing Start Art Club at the Art Gallery

START at the Gallery has a new START Art Club for children.
Over 350 children have already signed up to the Art Gallery of South Australia’s new START Art Club. Launched last month, the START Art Club is an extension of the Art Gallery’s hugely popular START at the Gallery program and has been designed to […]

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WIN 1 of 10 Family Passes to a Special Preview of ‘Escape from Planet Earth’

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS: T. Membrey, J. Parker, S. Fava, L. Pannuzio, K.Clayton, J. Fewnwick, G. Nicou, B. Kapsley, J. Stiles, M. Harris
Escape from Planet Earth is an animated family sci-fi about a dutiful alien astronaut captured by the most feared creatures in the galaxy: the human race.  Astronaut […]

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WIN Tickets to Sesame Street presents Elmo’s World Tour

Toddlers and pre-schoolers all around Australia will have the unique opportunity to see their favourite Sesame Street friends appear live on stage in this popular musical show.  See the Sesame Street gang – Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, Grover, Zoe, Cookie Monster […]

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A Little Bit of Child Friendly Shopping over Easter | April 2013

Hop into Rundle Mall this Easter Long Weekend for the ultimate shopping experience!  Not only will you be able to pick up some last minute Easter treats and bargains, there will be live entertainment by street theatre performers across the following days:
Easter Long Weekend Shopping Hours

Good Friday, 29 March […]

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School Holiday Activities | Directory | April 2013

To make it easier for you to get the low down on what to do with the kids during the school holidays, we have put together a summary guide to some of the most popular and some not-so-well-known activities on offer. There are venues all over Adelaide that offer vacation care programs, workshops, clinics, camps […]

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Return to Nim’s Island | Family Movie | Opens 11 April 2013

The writer and producer of the smash hit Nim’s Island brings you the much anticipated sequel, Return to Nim’s Island, starring Bindi Irwin, in a wild ride filled with pristine beaches, exotic animals, dastardly pirates and all your favourite characters from the original movie. When Nim and her father Jack learn that the Buccaneer Resort Company […]

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Win 4 Tickets to Mother, Wife and the Complicated Life by Amity Dry

Written by and starring Amity Dry from The Block All Stars, Mother, Wife and the Complicated Life is the new musical comedy being lauded by critics and audiences alike. What if, instead of the Hollywood version of marriage and motherhood, we saw a depiction […]

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Adventures in Zambezia | Movie | opens 11 April 2013

Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, Adventures in Zambezia is the story of Kai – a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of Zambezia where he discovers the truth about his origins and, in defending the city, learns how to be part […]

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The Croods | Movie | opens 28 March 2013

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world’s first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed.  Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures – and their outlook is […]

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Hi-5 Some Kind of Wonderful | Hoyts Jnr | opens 23 March 2013

Some Kind of Wonderful will take you on a really fun journey into Hi-5’s new quest to find three new members! A short list of 50 talented young people from a worldwide search vie for three spots in Hi-5!
In Hi-5’s first ever cinema release, Hi-5 will take you behind the scenes on a roller coaster […]

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang | Stage Musical | ends 26 May 2013

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang finally landed on the Australian stage in 2012 and is set to head to Adelaide in April 2013!  Sensational sets, stunning special effects, Ian Fleming’s irresistible story, and an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (MaryPoppins, The Jungle Book) make this a multi-million dollar blockbuster musical that will thrill audiences of all ages.   Enjoy […]

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