april 2022 Articles

Adelaide’s Festival Theatre Shells Light Up with SA Art | Until 3 Jun 2022

[ April 22, 2022 to June 3, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_166797" align="alignnone" width="630"] Artist: Cedric Varcoe, Photo credit: Simon Rogers[/caption]
Adelaide Festival Centre’s Iconic Festival Theatre Shells Light Up with SA Art
Adelaide Festival Centre’s iconic Festival Theatre shells come alive this Autumn.
The brand-new large scale animated projections have been designed by local South Australian artists, in a collaboration with the award-winning creative team Electric Canvas. […]

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Adelaide Central Market | Autumn Recipes

Adelaide Central Market Autumn Recipes
The Adelaide Central Market has released a collection of autumn recipes to prepare at home.  
Between the months of March and May, SA’s apple orchards start bearing fruit, which come in an assortment of autumn colours and varieties; including Sundowners, Red Delicious, Fuji and Pink Ladies. The tarter green Granny Smiths […]

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mini float contest

Mini Float Competition | National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant | Enter by 30 Jun 2022

Mini Pageant Float Competition 2022
Children aged from 5 to 16 years of age have the chance to win an exclusive experience at this year’s National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant.
Children in South Australia have the chance to get creative and add to the celebration of 90 years by taking part and designing a mini float. The winning […]

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Mahnew Orchard apple picking

Pick Your Own Apples | Mahnew Orchard | 7 May 2022

[ May 7, 2022; ]
Pick Your Own Apples at Mahnew Orchard
Grab the kids and head to Lenswood to pick fresh Pink Lady apples straight from the trees at Mahnew Orchard.
Mahnew Orchard are opening for one final day this year so families can pick their own Pink Lady Apples on Saturday 7 May 2022.

Entry includes one of their picking bags and of […]

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The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

Family friendly café set in the heart of the gorgeous Adelaide Botanic Garden
by Sharon Harrington
The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) is a favourite spot to take the kids for a light lunch, coffee and cake, or even a cheeky ice cream. The setting is beautiful, the coffee is good, the food is tasty and there is […]

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Competitive Entries Now Open | Royal Adelaide Show 2022

Entries are now open for the 2022 Royal Adelaide Show competitions!
Do you have a brilliant baker, savvy sewer or green thumb at home?  From arts, crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Royal Adelaide Show offers you and YOUR KIDS the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories.
Whether you’re artistic, creative, […]

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sidewood winery restaurant Adelaide Hills

Sidewood Restaurant | Kids Nature Play Area | Adelaide Hills | Review

Sidewood Restaurant – Family Friendly Dining in the Adelaide Hills
Set amongst towering gums in the most picturesque hills setting, Sidewood Restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining all year round.  The largest certified sustainable winery in the Adelaide Hills and located just off the freeway in Hahndorf less than 30 minutes from Adelaide, Sidewood is […]

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SA Museum

Explore the South Australian Museum | Review

South Australian Museum – Review
by Sharon Harrington
The South Australian Museum on North Terrace in the City is FREE to visit and filled with displays that will engage and enchant the little people in your life.

The fun starts as soon as you walk into the Museum. A dinosaur skeleton poised to attack is perched above the […]

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Night at the Museum Sleepover | South Australian Museum | 29 April 2022

[ April 29, 2022 to April 30, 2022. ]
Night at the Museum Sleepover at the South Australian Museum
If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in the Museum at night, now’s your chance to find out!  For the first time this special school holiday event is open to both Museum members AND non-members. 
Have you ever wondered what happens in the Museum at night? Well, […]

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the very hungry caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show | CDP Theatre Producers | Adelaide Festival Centre | Review

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Review
By Jo Parkinson
‘In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf.’
This would have to be one of the most recognised first lines of a children’s book in the world. Published in 1969 and selling nearly 50 million copies, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle […]

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paw patrol pirate day live

Ended: WIN Tickets to Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

[ April 30, 2022; ]
WIN Tickets to Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure
X barks the spot when PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Presented by Paramount+ tours Australia in 2022!
Based on the hit animated TV series produced by Spin Master Entertainment, PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Presented by Paramount+ sets sail in April-May 2022 for […]

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Bunyip Trail at John E. Brown Park | North Adelaide | Review

Bunyip Trail at John E. Brown Park, North Adelaide – Review
Have you taken your kids on the interactive Bunyip Trail? If you’re looking to entertain them during the school holidays – or if you just love nature or books – it could be just the ticket.
by Carla Caruso

You probably know about the manicured parts of Bonython […]

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 | Hoyts Cinemas

Photo Credit: Courtesy Paramount Pictures and Sega of America.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2.
After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time […]

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Family Fun Day & Keith Stephenson Park Play Space Engagement | Mt Barker | 22 Apr 2022

[ April 22, 2022; ]
Family Fun Day & Keith Stephenson Park Play Space Engagement
Mount Barker District Council will host a Family Fun Day on Friday 22 April at Keith Stephenson Park.
This aims to be a day for families to experience and enjoy special moments together. There will be lots of fun activities such as a BBQ, face painting, dot […]

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FREE Term 3 & 4 Tuition for Mid-year Reception Starters | Catholic Education South Australia

Starting School This July?
Catholic schools across South Australia are offering free mid-year Reception enrolment intake for students who turn five on or before October 31 to reduce the financial burden on families.
When can my child start school?
Most Catholic schools offer two intakes per year for children starting Reception.
Term 1 enrolment – for children who turn five […]

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New Dymocks Adelaide Book Store in Rundle Mall | Review

New Dymocks Adelaide in Rundle Mall – the largest book store in South Australia
Dymocks Adelaide is unveiling its brand new store in the iconic Regent Theatre located in Rundle Mall. The new book store will cover a mammoth 1000sqm of floor space making it the largest book store in South Australia and it will be […]

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Australian Space Discovery Centre | School Holiday Program

School Holiday Program at the Australian Space Discovery Centre
Discover FREE activities for kids during the school holidays at the Australian Space Discovery Centre in Adelaide.
There are four different programs for kids during the April school holidays designed for various age groups.  

Eyes on Earth Public Workshops
Discover what it takes to build an earth observation satellite mission […]

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covid vaccine kids facts

COVID-19 Vaccination for Kids Available During the School Holidays

COVID-19 vaccines available during the school holidays
Have you got spare time these school holidays? There are plenty of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available. Protect your child against COVID-19 ahead of term two by making sure they’re up to date with their COVID-19 vaccine. Children 5 to 11 can have two doses of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 […]

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‘Blitz Meets the City’ at North Adelaide Golf Club | Review

‘Blitz Meets the City’ at North Adelaide Golf Club – Review
Blitz Golf is a head-to-head mash-up of golfing greats and celebrity hotshots, ready to swing big. Plus, live entertainment, food trucks, a kids’ zone, free children’s show bags, and more. 
by Carla Caruso
Mini golf is something I love doing as a group activity with the fam.
So, […]

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Julie Inman Grant

eSafety Website | Report Cyber Bullying

eSafety Commissioner Website
Julie Inman Grant (pictured) is Australia’s eSafety Commissioner and she is leading the world’s first government regulatory agency committed to keeping its citizens safer online.
Cyberbullying is when someone uses the internet to be mean to a child or young person so they feel bad or upset. The eSafety website allows anyone being cyber […]

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moro spanish film festival

Moro Spanish Film Festival | Palace Nova Eastend Cinema | 27 Apr – 18 May 2022

[ April 27, 2022 to May 18, 2022. ]
Moro Spanish Film Festival – Adelaide 2022
The Moro Spanish Film Festival presented by Palace returns with a curated selection of films from Spain, Latin America and beyond.
The festival will take place at the Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas this 27 April to 18 May 2022. A curated selection of 34 films will be showing this year […]

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mem fox state library

Mem Fox Space | State Library of South Australia | 2022

Mem Fox Space Comes to the State Library of South Australia
The State Library of South Australia is excited to be working with Mem Fox, one of Australia’s most celebrated children’s authors, to create a dedicated space for children and families in the library’s Institute Building.
Named in honour of Mem Fox’s contribution to children’s literature and […]

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Pop-up Wheel Park and Workshops | School Holidays | Felixstow | 15-30 Apr 2022

[ April 15, 2022 to April 30, 2022. ]
Wheel Park at Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre in Felixstow
A dedicated wheel park is popping up at Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre during the April school holidays.
The pop-up Wheel Park will be at the Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre from Friday 15 to Saturday 30 April 2022.  Make sure to take along your favourite set of wheels—be it a […]

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Anzac Day | Adelaide Dawn Service & Remembrance Events

[ April 25, 2022; ]
Anzac Day Events 2022 & Light Up The Dawn
Anzac Day is Australia’s most sacred day and is honoured with a national public holiday.  It’s an important opportunity to reflect and commemorate the sacrifice made by Australian veterans.
For the first time since 2019, crowds will return to Adelaide streets to honour military veterans in this year’s Anzac Day […]

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DIY Easter Crafts with Cricut Joy machine | Review

DIY Easter Crafts with Cricut Joy machine – Review
Step away from your inspiration boards and turn your best intentions into action with a little help from this “DIY best friend”.
by Carla Caruso
Coming up with unique Easter gifts – beyond the usual choccy eggs – can be a challenge.
Especially if you’re not particularly crafty! However, […]

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Free Easter Fun at Harbour Town Adelaide | 16-18 Apr 2022

[ April 16, 2022 to April 18, 2022. ]
Free Easter Fun at Harbour Town
There will be free Easter fun for kids at Harbour Town Premium Outlets this long weekend in Adelaide
Go all OUT-let this Easter Long Weekend and shop your favourite brands this Easter in the beautiful outdoors.  Kids can enjoy daily visits from the Easter Bunny from 11am to 2pm with Lindt […]

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Hahndorf Farm Barn | April School Holidays 2022

Hahndorf Farm Barn – Brand New Kid-Sized Diggers and Tractor Rides!
Looking for some fun activities to enjoy with the kids in the beautiful Adelaide Hills these school holidays? 
The Hahndorf Farm Barn is a unique blend of a children’s farmyard and wildlife park. You can hold, touch and feed most of their animals in complete safety […]

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Hop into Rundle Mall this Easter | 15-18 Apr 2022

[ April 15, 2022 to April 18, 2022. ]
Rundle Mall Open Easter Long Weekend

From meet-and-greets with the Easter bunny to chances to win and extended shopping hours from your favourite chocolatiers, there’s so much fun to hop into this Easter in Rundle Mall.

Adelaide Arcade

Home of famed Easter destinations Haigh’s Chocolates and Koko Black, Adelaide Arcade is undeniably a must-visit destination for all your […]

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Woodhouse Activity Centre

Ended: WIN a Family Day Adventure Pass to Woodhouse Activity Centre

WIN a full day of Adventure at Woodhouse Activity Centre for you and your BFFs (best family friends)!
Fresh air, wide open spaces and letting the kids burn off energy, whilst creating fun memorable family moments is just what the doctor ordered.
Woodhouse Activity Centre is a quick zip up the South Eastern freeway and open 7 […]

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Zen at the Zoo | School Holiday Yoga Trail | Adelaide Zoo | 19 Apr – 1 May 2022

[ April 19, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Yoga Trail at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park!
Find your Zen at the Zoo and practice peacefulness at the park these school holidays! The Zoo is open 9:30am – 5pm every day including public holidays.

Scan the QR code at each stop on the animal yoga trail to watch Sally the yoga instructor and try it […]

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Peaceful at the Park | School Holiday Yoga Trail | Monarto Safari Park | 19 Apr – 1 May 2022

[ April 19, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Yoga Trail at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park!
Find your Zen at the Zoo and practice peacefulness at the Park these school holidays! Monarto Safari Park is open 9:30am – 5pm every day, including the public holidays, and is only 60 minutes (70 kilometres) from the city of Adelaide.

Once you get to the Park and […]

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Dunstan Adventure Playground

Dunstan Adventure Playground | St Peters | Upgrade Concept Plans Revealed

Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade
The well-known and much-loved Dunstan Adventure Playground will be undergoing a new upgrade with construction set to commence in October 2022. The playground will have an ‘adventure theme’ and cater to both younger (5-9 years old) and older (10-14 years old) children.
The Dunstan Adventure Playground is one step closer to being redeveloped […]

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uniqorn eats

Uniqorn Eats | Rainbows, Unicorns and Colourful Food |Adelaide

Uniqorn Eats is a fun-filled, over the top cafe on Grenfell Street.
If you’re looking for a food experience like nothing else you’ve ever seen before, you can’t go past Uniqorn Eats, Australia’s brightest, funnest and most colourful cafe! Inside is a magical wonderland of all things unicorns, rainbows and fun times.
Located at 226 Grenfell St […]

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ENDED: WIN Tickets to Sonic the Hedgehog 2 & Sonic Fidget Poppers | In Cinemas 31 Mar 2022

Photo Credit: Courtesy Paramount Pictures and Sega of America.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2.
After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time […]

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Churchill Centre’s FREE School Holiday Extravaganza | April 2022

[ April 21, 2022 to April 24, 2022. April 28, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls!  Roll up, roll up Churchill Centre’s School Holiday Extravaganza is here!
Prepare to be amazed with FREE craft for kids, a FREE Petting Zoo, FREE face painting and balloon twisting, competitions and more!

AND don’t forget to visit Little Chicago Express, Adelaide’s largest and FREE indoor Shopping Centre playground located in the […]

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BOUNCE

BOUNCE | Marleston | April School Holidays

It’s play time at BOUNCE these school holidays!
Flip off the walls, do a silly salmon into the big bag or challenge your mates to a game of dodgeball! Assemble the family or a double date and take your BOUNCE Freestyle to the next level!

Learn new skills these school holidays with BOUNCE’s 2 Hour Superpass, […]

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Family Friendly ANZAC Day Overnight Vigil | City of Playford | 24 & 25 Apr 2022

Family Friendly ANZAC Day Overnight Vigil and Dawn Service at Smithfield.
Want to teach your kids about ANZAC Day, but struggle to get them ready in time for a 6am Dawn Service?
Held on Sunday 24 April from 7:30pm till 8:30 pm, the City of Playford’s ANZAC Day Overnight Vigil belongs to the city’s young people, and […]

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FREE Party Wonderland for Kids | Myer Centre Adelaide | 26-30 Apr 2022

[ April 26, 2022 to April 30, 2022. ]
Throwing a massive craft party for the kids, the Myer Centre will be bringing hype these April school holidays!
Across the last week of the school holidays kids can decorate their very own special party hats. With stickers, jewels, pom poms and paint pens, kids will go silly when they see this one. Staff will […]

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Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary | School Holiday Program | 16 Apr – 1 May 2022

[ April 16, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary School Holiday Program.
Located in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary is a 28 acre oasis of Australian animals and plants and a bucket list destination for all nature lovers. The Sanctuary is open all school holidays and is only a thirty minute drive from the city.

The Sanctuary offers the tranquillity of a […]

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Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market | Easter Trail | 17 Apr 2022

[ April 17, 2022; ]
Celebrating Easter on Easter Sunday – Farmers’ Market Easter Trail
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market is open and celebrating Easter Sunday on the 17th of April with an Easter Trail, giveaways, and even a visit from the Easter Bunny.
There will be freshly baked hot cross buns, local farm-fresh produce, South Aussie milk, artisanal cheeses, gluten-free goodies, […]

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