august 2013 Articles

The Wiggles: Pumpkin Face | Hoyts Jnr | 31 Aug & 1 Sept 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 11:15 am; September 1, 2013; 11:15 am; ]
Hoo-hoo-who has carved out the funniest Pumpkin Face for Halloween? It’s The Wiggles! Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon will have your little monsters howling for more when they hear ‘A Friendly Little Spider’, rattling their funny bones when they ‘Do the Skeleton Scat!’, and looking “boo-tiful” when they dress up as ‘Little Vampires’ who just […]

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Win The Smurfs 2 Merchandise Pack & In-season Movie Pass

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WIN The Smurfs 2 merchandise packs including a double inseason pass.
With thanks to Sony Pictures, Play & Go Adelaide has The Smurfs 2 merchandise packs to giveaway.  Each The […]

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Free Saturday Fun Days | September 2013

If you’re heading out to the shops on a Saturday with the kids there’s plenty of free entertainment on offer at Seaford Central.  Free Saturday Fun Days start on August 31st with magic and face painting and will continue for the first three weeks of September.  This concept is popping up at shopping centres around Adelaide and […]

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Centrals Big Weekend in Support of Novita | 31 August 2013

[ August 31, 2013; ]
If you love your local footy, get down to the Centrals v Glenelg match on Saturday, August 31st for the first day of their Big Weekend in support of Novita Children’s Services.  This will be a Centrals ‘Special Home Match’ to support their charity partner Novita in raising awareness (and funds) for children with disabilities.  There will be a large yellow star […]

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IKEA 2014 Catalogue Launch Weekend | 31 August – 1 September 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 9:00 am; September 1, 2013; 9:00 am; ]
IKEA are planning to celebrate at their Adelaide store with the arrival of their 2014 IKEA catalogue.  Families can have fun and shop an IKEA bargain during their Catalogue Launch Weekend on Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September 2013.
Activities will include:

Face painting | 11am – 4pm
Free Kids’ Balloon twisting workshops | 11am – 4pm
Giveaways and surprises
Family entertainment
Your […]

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Father’s Day Giveaway | WIN a Dolce & Gabbana Watch from Shiels Jewellers


With Father’s Day just around the corner, we thought one lucky Dad deserves to add a whole lot of style to his look. This gorgeous watch from Shiels Jewellers will be the perfect Father’s Day present for the special Dad in your life. It has […]

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Whole Kids Giveaway | Win Yummy Organic Snacks for Kids

Whole Kids is Australia’s favourite range of yummy organic snacks for kids. Whole Kids products are all certified organic and perfect for school lunchbox snacks.  They contain no artificial colours, flavours, preservatives or additives, and are also allergy-friendly and free […]

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Marion Learning Festival | 23 – 26 August 2013

[ August 23, 2013 to August 26, 2013. ]
This year’s Marion Learning Festival will kick off on Friday 23 August 2013 with more than 80 events over four days.  From 23 to 26 August, exciting workshops and events will be held across City of Marion venues.  The Marion Learning Festival gives the community a chance to meet clubs, community groups, organisations and education […]

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Babyteeth | Space Theatre | 16 August – 7 September 2013

From the vivid and disarmingly idiosyncratic imagination of young Australian playwright Rita Kalnejais emerges a bittersweet story of a family rearranging itself to deal with the terminal illness of their teenage daughter Milla.
A group of more or less ordinary people go about their lives: Anna makes toast, Henry dresses for work, Milla catches the train […]

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Kids Movie Disco Nights | Wallis Cinemas | Aug & Sept 2013

[ August 9, 2013; 6:45 pm; September 13, 2013; 6:00 pm; September 27, 2013; 6:45 pm; ]
Wallis Cinemas hold regular Kids Movie Disco night sessions for primary school age children across their various venues. The choice of movie is suitable for this age group and the movie, dates and times vary at each location. The finish times may be a little late for the younger ones, but middle and upper primary age kids […]

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Babar the Elephant | Adelaide Youth Orchestras

[ August 25, 2013; 3:00 pm; ]

Leading Scottish pianist and French music specialist, Roy Howat together with Adelaide actor, Holly Myers, presents a family concert for Adelaide Youth Orchestras of Poulenc’s Babar the Elephant. It is based on the adventures of this beloved children’s character created by Jean de Brunhoff and his wife Cecile in 1931. This is a once-off performance […]

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WIN After School Unlimited Passes to Kingpin Bowling Norwood


Do you want some unlimited action? Head to Kingpin Norwood after school between 3.30pm – 6.30pm for an Unlimited Pass
Unlimited Bowling & Laser Skirmish 
3.30pm – 6.30pm
Available every Monday to Friday for a limited time
(excludes school holidays, public holidays, […]

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Origin Coffee Bar | Coffee for You, Free Indoor Playground for the Kids

Origin Coffee Bar – coffee and a free indoor playground – Review 2013
The Origin Coffee Bar is an initiative by the Victory Church in Pooraka. It’s not specifically a play cafe as such, it’s more like a cafe with a children’s indoor playground attached.
And unlike a play cafe, the play area is a separate room […]

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The Reading Hour | 24 August 2013

[ August 24, 2013; 5:00 pm; ]
Sharing a book with your child for 10 minutes a day, an hour a week is the aim for The Reading Hour on the 24 August 2013.  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 […]

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The Crystal Brook Show | 10 August 2013

[ August 10, 2013; 11:15 am; ]
The Crystal Brook Show is an annual event held in the town of Crystal Brook, in South Australia’s Mid North. Crystal Brook’s first show was held back in 1874 and over the years the show has transformed into one of the leading country events in this regional area.  The show is filled with exciting sideshow rides […]

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The Jungle Book & My Little Pony at Event Cinemas | August 2013

For a strictly limited season, Event Cinemas Marion has the family covered every weekend in August with two family friendly films showing exclusively across their circuit. Be transformed into the exciting worlds of The Jungle Book (G) and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (G) which are both […]

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Ended: WIN 1 of 4 Family Passes to the Royal Adelaide Show 2013

WIN 1 of 4 Family Passes to the Royal Adelaide Show 6 to 14 September 2013

Entertainment galore, show bags, rides, animals, hot sweet sugary food and a whole lot of fun.  It’s of course the Royal Adelaide Show time! There […]

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Hoyts Jnr Disney Princess Magical Movie Month | August 2013

Hoyts Jnr presents Disney Princess Movie Month!  Relive the enchanting animated adventures of your favourite Disney Princesses at the Disney Princess Magical Movie Month this August, showing at Hoyts Cinemas.
The following beloved Disney Princess films will be gracing the big screen for a limited time only on the following dates:

Cinderella | 3 & 4 August 2013
Aladdin […]

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Disney Magical Movie Month at Wallis Cinemas | August 2013

August is the Disney Magical Movie Month at Wallis Cinemas! You may like to take along your own little princes, princesses and adventurers to see one of the featured movies during the month.  All tickets are only $8. The movies showing are Cinderella, Aladdin, The Princess and the Frog, Tangled and The Little Mermaid as […]

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SALA | 2-25 August 2013

[ August 2, 2013 to August 25, 2013. ]
The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival is the largest celebration of visual arts in Australia. This free community event is for all ages and is a brilliant blend of local produce, local talent and loving art. There are lots of opportunities to expose children to the wonderful world of art,  such as the following we […]

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Me & My Shadow | 10, 17 & 24 August 2013

[ August 10, 2013; 1:00 pm; 3:30 pm; August 17, 2013; 1:00 pm; 3:30 pm; August 24, 2013; 1:00 pm; 3:30 pm; ]
Children love to play with shadows. They are mysterious and magical and can do amazing things.
But making friends with your shadow can be a tricky business. There are things to sort out, negotiations to be made, frustrations to be overcome, problems to solve, adventures to be had and laughter to be shared.

Me and My Shadow […]

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Barossa Gourmet Weekend | 16-18 August 2013

[ August 17, 2013; August 18, 2013; ]
The Barossa Gourmet Weekend for 2013 will be held over the weekend of Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August, with a few venues also playing host on the Friday evening.   With over 20 wineries generously showcasing their finest wines paired with heart-warming food and the best of SA live entertainment, the Gourmet Weekend is guaranteed to banish the […]

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The Gawler Show | 31 August & 1 September 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. September 1, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Gawler Show is the largest country show in South Australia, attracting approximately 30,000 people each year. It is a great family outing and this year the show will celebrate it’s 157th year over the weekend of Saturday, 31 August and Sunday, 1 September 2013.   The show encompasses everything that is Gawler and its surrounding areas. Great entertainment, fun filled […]

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King of the Railway: Thomas & Friends | Hoyts Jnr | from 20 July 2013

Thomas is over the moon when the Earl of Sodor chooses him and friends Percy and James to rebuild Ulfstead Castle. During their latest adventure, the Steam Team meets Millie, a bubbly French engine, and Stephen, an older steam locomotive with fascinating stories to tell.  Meanwhile, Spencer and Gordon are stunned when they encounter two […]

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Create an Entry for the 2013 Adelaide Kids Film Festival

Lights,  camera,  action  –  entries  now  open  for  annual  kids  film  festival!
Are  you  an  aspiring  young  filmmaker?  Do  you  want  to  see  your  work  on  the  big  screen?
It’s  time  for  kids  to  get  their  hands  on  a  camera,  gather  some  friends,  and  make  a  movie  because entries  are  now  open  for  the  2013  Adelaide  Kids  […]

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Something On Saturday | Program | 4 May – 7 September 2013

The Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday program continues to delight and entertain more than 15,000 people every year, with many South Australian children aged 3 to 10 enjoying their first theatrical experience through the program.  So if you have children in this age bracket be sure to join Sofia the Owl this year for […]

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