april 2021 Articles
town square tasting australia

Town Square | Family Friendly Tasting Australia Event | Adelaide

[ April 30, 2021 to May 2, 2021. May 4, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
TASTING AUSTRALIA is here!
What a wonderful afternoon it was at Town Square in Tarntanyangga/Victoria Square. It’s the hub with FREE entry where you can enjoy a fantastic selection of great food with stalls serving up tasty SA produce.

There’s also a huge selection of wine, cocktails, beers, soft drinks and coffee. So even if you can’t […]

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New Skate Park & Car Park Construction | Capella Reserve – Hallett Cove | Apr – Late 2021

Capella Reserve – New Skate Park & Bigger Car Park Construction
Construction work has commenced this April on the new look skate park and bigger car park at Capella Reserve, Hallett Cove. 
The construction is expected to take approximately 6 months, with completion expected in late 2021. The existing car park will be closed during this time. […]

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Day Trip to Port Broughton, South Australia | Review

Day Trip to Port Broughton, South Australia | Review
This sleepy fishing port on the Yorke Peninsula has it all: an extra-long historic jetty, an awesome bakery, and water fun.
by Carla Caruso
Port Broughton is a town I’d long heard of but never been to.
That was until I stayed at the eco-friendly Pink Lake Tiny House in […]

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Royal Adelaide Show | Adelaide Showground | CANCELLED in 2021

Royal Adelaide Show 2021 – CANCELLED
Update on Thursday 12 August 2021 from the organisers of the Royal Adelaide Show:
As a result of advice received from SA Health late Wednesday afternoon, the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA Inc. regrets to advise that the 2021 Royal Adelaide Show is cancelled.
=SA Health advised that a daily […]

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Koalas in the Wild at Mikkira Station | Port Lincoln | South Australia

Get up close with Koalas in the wild at Mikkira Station, Port Lincoln.
by Katrina Gogel
Mikkira Station is a privately owned property located approximately 20 minutes’ drive from Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula. It is home to a large colony of wild koalas that live in the Manna Gum trees throughout the station.
Families will love […]

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Tasting Australia Demonstrations | Adelaide Central Market | 30 Apr & 1 May 2021

[ April 30, 2021 to May 1, 2021. ]
Tasting Australia – Adelaide Central Market Demonstrations
Over two days, the Adelaide Central Market will showcase the incredible produce South Australia has to offer with cooking demonstrations by some of Adelaide’s top chefs alongside Market traders and producers.
The program features some of SA’s most exciting chefs, including Kane Pollard of SOL Bar and Restaurant, Sharon Romeo […]

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Pink Lake Tiny House at Lochiel, South Australia | Review

Pink Lake Tiny House at Lochiel, South Australia | Review
For the first time, visitors can stay just across the road from SA’s most accessible and iconic pink lake, Lake Bumbunga – in an eco-friendly “tiny house”.
by Carla Caruso
I’ve seen two pink salt-lakes up-close in my life – one en-route to the Grampians in Victoria and […]

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A Trip to See the New Loch-Eel Monster in Lochiel, South Australia | Review

A Trip to See ‘Lochie’ the new Loch-Eel Monster at Lochiel | Review
The tiny town of Lochiel – 125km north of Adelaide – has a new Loch Ness monster, dubbed “Lochie”. And it lives on our state’s most popular pink lake, Lake Bumbunga. 
by Carla Caruso
Meet “Lochie” – the cousin of the old Loch-Eel loch ness […]

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Wonders: Autism-friendly Sessions | SA Museum | 24 Apr & 2 Jul 2021

[ April 24, 2021; July 2, 2021; ] \
Autism-friendly sessions: Wonders from the South Australian Museum

An autism-friendly morning for all ages.

Visit the Museum before they open to the public. Anyone with autism or other sensory needs and their families can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum, as well as participating in science and craft activities. This is a chance to […]

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Wonders from the South Australian Museum | Exhibition Review

Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Review
by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever wondered what’s beyond the five floors of the Museum?
If so, you now have the rare opportunity to find out, through their current free exhibition – Wonders from the South Australian Museum. This is your ideal reason to re-visit all of the wonder and […]

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Sunny’s Shop and Mr Chan at Rosemont Hall

Sunny’s Shop and Mr Chan | Family Dining at Rosemont Hall | Prospect | Review

Sunny’s Shop and Mr Chan at Rosemont Hall – Review
EDIT 17 September 2021:  Sadly Rosemont Hall suffered a terrible fire on 16 September which has destroyed the beautiful building. Our heart goes to the wonderful family and staff who have been affected. We look forward to news about their come-back soon. 
Prospect Road has become such […]

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Glenelg to Seacliff Coastal Walk Guide | City of Holdfast Bay

Glenelg to Seacliff Coastal Walk
Soaking up the spectacular coastline of Holdfast Bay with a dash of alfresco dining, public art appreciation and cultural experiences has never been easier with the new Glenelg to Seacliff Coastal Walk guide.
The City of Holdfast Bay have mapped out where to go, what to do (including where to get coffee) […]

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Brighton RSL’s ANZAC Day Dawn Service

Brighton RSL’s ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 25 Apr 2021

[ April 25, 2021; ]
Brighton RSL’s ANZAC Day Dawn Service
Dawn Service will be held at Brighton Oval on Sunday 25 April 2021 at 6am.
The service has moved from the traditional location of the Arch of Remembrance at Brighton Jetty to the larger Brighton Oval, to provide space for the community to pay their respects while meeting current COVID-safe requirements. […]

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ANZAC Day at The Union Hotel | Adelaide | 25 Apr 2021

[ April 25, 2021; ]
ANZAC Day at the Union Hotel 
ANZAC Day at the Union Hotel in Waymouth Street, Adelaide will be going ahead in 2021. 
This year’s entertainment line up features some favourites such as Cornsey’s Allstars (with Graham Cornes), the Salt & Pepper Swing Band, SA Pipes & Drums and the Mt Barker Pipes and Drums to get into the spirit […]

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The Royal Princess Ball | Once Upon A Princess | Review

The Royal Princess Ball by Once Upon A Princess
Review by Susannah Marks
This year’s Royal Princess Ball was back by popular demand – time has marched on since the last Royal Ball which was held three years ago.
Tickets sold like hotcakes – luckily Once Upon A Princess put on a second session to accomodate all the […]

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FREE Kids Golf Day | North Adelaide Golf Course | 21 Apr 2021

[ April 21, 2021; ]
FREE Kids Golf Day
If you have a budding golfer – or looking to introduce your little one to the game – the FREE golf day is the perfect chance to get them to pick up the clubs.
Enjoy an afternoon with the kids and a free snag from the BBQ. Kids under 18 (and their parents) […]

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Free Activities for Kids at Home | Scouts SA | Apr 2021

[ April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021. ]
FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA 
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home. 
There are new activities every month and it’s easy and free to sign up.

The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a […]

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Tasting Australia | Family Friendly Highlights | South Australia | 30 Apr – 9 May 2021

[ April 30, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Tasting Australia – Family Friendly Events
Tasting Australia, South Australia’s premier eating and drinking festival, will feature over 140 events in 2021.
Tasting Australia is where foodies come to discover what’s new on the menu.  Be it a collaboration among world-class chefs, an inimitable tasting of beer, wine or spirits, or an evening soaking up the charred […]

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Ready Set Ride – Accessible Bike Ride Event | Mount Barker | 24 Apr 2021

[ April 24, 2021; ]
Ready Set Ride at Mount Barker
Free accessible bike event for children and young adults with special needs.
This is a “come and try” day for any bike enthusiasts (whether he/she/they have ridden a bike before or not). TADSA will have a range of specially made bikes available in different sizes and supports (postural supports, tow bars, outriggers/ […]

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Bub’s Birthday | National Railway Museum | Port Adelaide | 18 Apr 2021

[ April 18, 2021; ]
Bub’s Birthday
Celebrate Bub, the National Railway Museum’s little blue steam engine’s birthday on Sunday 18 April 2021.
The day will include train rides and lots of entertainment including Cool 4 Kids song and dance, Carnival Barrel Organ and a CFS Fire Tender Display. Children under 8 years old will also receive a free birthday gift on […]

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Fairy Ballet Classes | Theatre Bugs | Review

Fairy Ballet Classes at Theatre Bugs
Review by Sharon Harrington
With a Fairy Wave and a Fairy Wiggle, Theatre Bugs classes are a preschooler’s delight!
From the opening dance sequence and sing along of “Fairy Wave and a Fairy Wiggle, a Fairy Kiss and a Fairy Giggle”, my daughter was enchanted with her Theatre Bugs’ Fairy Ballet class.
Head […]

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The Clubhouse Launch | Multi-Sports Day | Gilles Plains | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
The Clubhouse Launch – Multi-Sports Day
Help launch The Clubhouse with a FREE sports play day at Gilles Plains. 
To celebrate the use of both the Clubhouse and the outdoor courts, four organisations are coming together to offer free sporting activities on Saturday 17 April 2021. All equipment will be supplied by Play it On who will also […]

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10 in 1 marathon

10 in 1 Marathon | Victoria Park | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
10 in 1 Marathon
The Make a Difference Foundation (MADF) is hosting the 10 in 1 event, which is 10 marathons in 1 day at Victoria Park.
There will be fun for the whole family, including petting zoo, jumping castles, face painting, food vans, lawn games and plenty more. All proceeds go towards the Flinders Foundation and […]

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Bluey’s Birthday | Sturt Football Club | Unley Oval | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
Bluey’s Birthday – Sturt Football Club
The whole family can have a day out at the football as they celebrate their mascot Bluey’s Birthday. 
Families are invited to enjoy a range of activities to celebrate Bluey’s birthday on Saturday 17 April at the Sturt Football Club.

There will be plenty of fun for kids including a petting zoo, […]

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nature bingo live

Nature Bingo Live | Taperoo Dunes | 14 Apr 2021

[ April 14, 2021; ]
Nature Bingo Live
Take your family to seek out and learn more about the local flora and fauna around Taperoo Dunes.
The Port Environment Centre has created a nature bingo sheet to help you learn to identify local beach and dune species, and now they are taking it to Taperoo Dunes for this Nature Bingo Live event. […]

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Top Things to do in Adelaide in the School Holidays

Your Guide to the Top Things to do in Adelaide with Kids in the School Holidays
Find a great list of places to visit, things to do and see with kids in Adelaide during the school holidays. From bushwalking, playground visits and beaches to museums, indoor play centres and active adventures, there is no shortage of […]

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See Bluey and Bingo in the Barossa | West Tanunda

Photo via: @alittlevintagedream on Instagram
See Bluey and Bingo in the Barossa
Bluey fans! If you’re in the Barossa, swing past and say hello to Bluey and Bingo.
Thanks to Stan’s Farming Contract Services, Bluey and Bingo have been created out of Hay Bales in The Barossa Valley. This very cute installation, perfect for Bluey fans passing through […]

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growing for gold

Growing for Gold | FREE School Holiday Program | 10-25 Apr 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to April 25, 2021. ]
Growing for Gold 2021
Growing for Gold is a free program that encourages young people to try a variety of different activities in recreation and sport to help them find something that they love.
It involves a range of sport and recreational clubs hosting FREE come and try sessions. Anybody who decides to join the club after participating […]

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PAE Pass | Discounts for Port Adelaide Enfield Residents | Apr 2021

[ April 12, 2021 to April 30, 2021. ]
PAE Pass April 2021
The PAE discounted access pass is back in 2021. 
The City of PAE is making it easy for City of Port Adelaide Enfield residents to ‘explore their back yard’ and ‘holiday here this year’. The PAE Pass initiative lasts during the month of April and includes half-priced tickets and other discounts for residents […]

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Mad Hatter’s High Tea | Stamford Grand | Glenelg | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
Mad Hatter’s High Tea – Stamford Grand Adelaide at Glenelg
The Stamford Grand Adelaide invites you and your family to their wonderful world of the Bonkers and Brilliant Mad Hatter’s High Tea at Glenelg.
Book a place at the Mad Hatter’s table for an indulgent afternoon high tea featuring an array of scrumptious treats and a glass […]

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AFLW Adelaide Crows v Brisbane Lions Grand Final | Adelaide Oval | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
AFLW Adelaide Crows v Brisbane Lions Grand Final & Open Training Session
Adelaide is set to host its home 2021 NAB AFLW Grand Final at Adelaide Oval on Saturday 17 April. 
You can secure your tickets to the game for just $10, with children under 18 free.

There will be no tickets available at the gate, so make […]

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The Wedding Singer Musical | Review | 9 – 24 Apr 2021

The Wedding Singer Musical – Review 
The Wedding Singer musical is a kaleidoscope of 80s fun, complete with the most mullets and worst hairstyles you’ve seen in one place in about 40 years. Yes, the 80s really are that long ago.
Based on the hit 1998 movie made popular by Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, the stage […]

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$5 Ice Skating Sessions | Harbour Town Adelaide | 12-23 Apr 2021

[ April 12, 2021 to April 16, 2021. April 19, 2021 to April 23, 2021. ]
April School Holidays at Harbour Town Adelaide – $5 Ice Skating Sessions
Go all OUT-let at Harbour Town Premium Outlets these School Holidays!
Shop all your favourite brands in the Harbour Town outdoor mall while the kids enjoy indoor ice skating at Frozen Wonderland.

Monday to Friday these school holidays only, kids and adults can enjoy $5 skate […]

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Hiccup! | Windmill Theatre Co | Adelaide Festival Centre | Review

Hiccup! by Windmill Theatre Co
Review by Sharon Harrington
Join Eddie and his animal friends on their mission to cure a koala with the hiccups in this luminous, retro rock camping adventure comedy!
Eddie and his best bud, Lucky the Teddy, set up camp in the outback, desperate for a chance to leave the noisy city behind and […]

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Bring in your Wonders! | South Australian Museum | 12-23 Apr 2021

[ April 12, 2021; April 19, 2021 to April 23, 2021. ]
Bring in your Wonders!
Have you been outside exploring? Have you found a rock or mineral? Are you wondering what it is and would like it identified?
Book a time to take your object and work with the South Australian Museum sleuths in their Discovery Centre to identify what it is.  Learn more about your findings and take […]

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Create Your Own Ice Cream Flavour with Golden North | Closes 28 Apr 2021

Create Your Own Ice Cream Flavour with Golden North
Golden North is giving kids a fun task these school holidays, to create their very own ice cream flavour.
The weird, the wonderful, the creative – they want to see it all!
Open to kids 5 to 10 years old, the Golden North judging panel will pick the best […]

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Gathered Design Market | Queens Theatre | 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to April 11, 2021. June 19, 2021 to June 20, 2021. October 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021. ]
Gathered Design Market at the Queens Theatre
If you love supporting local SA designers, artisans + small businesses, Gathered Design Market is for you.
Grab your nearest and dearest and go to the Queens Theatre to experience a market like no other. Acoustic entertainment, creative workshops, delicious food and drink will be on offer, amongst beautifully styled […]

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Spaghetti Island Adelaide

Spaghetti Island | Gouger Street Adelaide

Spaghetti Island Adelaide – Italian on Gouger Street
Spaghetti Island is a distinctly colourful and happy place where as the name suggests, it’s all about spaghetti. Located right near the Morphett Street end of Gouger Street, you won’t miss the bright yellow facade. Recently launched in February, it is born from great family stock by the […]

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Anzac Day 2021 | Adelaide Anzac Day Events | 25 Apr 2021

[ April 25, 2021; ]
Anzac Day 2021 & Light Up The Dawn
Anzac Day is Australia’s most sacred day and an important opportunity to reflect and commemorate the sacrifice made by Australian veterans.
The South Australian Government has been working with the RSL SA to ensure that in 2021 Anzac Day commemorations can continue while remaining COVID safe.

Despite cancellation and restriction […]

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Australian Premiere | The Wedding Singer Musical | Adelaide | 9-24 Apr 2021

Enjoy all the fun of the film at the Australian premiere of The Wedding Singer musical at Her Majesty’s Theatre, starring Adelaide’s own Nadia Komazec.
by Carla Caruso
Who can forget the ’80s-set movie, The Wedding Singer, starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore? The neon-bright clothes, the teased hair, the comedy, the iconic lines!
Well, the story is […]

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