august 2014 Articles

Bushcare’s Major Day Out | Morialta Conservation Park | 31 Aug 2014

[ August 31, 2014; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

Friends of Black Hill and Morialta Incorporated are hosting Bushcare’s Major Day Out on Sunday August 31.  This is a community day being held across the country where people are encouraged to come along and try their hand at bushcare.  The group will be continuing their program of improving habitat for native frogs along the […]

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WIN a Seiko Watch for Father’s Day from Shiels Jewellers

WIN a Seiko Watch for Father’s Day from Shiels Jewellers
Seiko Solar Day/Date Function, 100m Water Resistant Gents Watch.  The recommended retail price of this watch is $325 but it is currently on sale for $249
Shiels Jewellers have this fabulous watch and many other great gifts for Dads this Father’s Day. Check out their catalogue here.

HOW […]

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WIN 12 Handmade Cookies from Cookie B Mine

Does your child have a birthday coming up?
Do you need an impressive party treat for your guests’ goodie bags?
With thanks to Cookie B Mine, Play & Go readers have the chance to win a dozen delicious homemade cookies all delicately hand crafted with royal icing.  Cookie B Mine is based here in Adelaide and the […]

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What’s in the Box? | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga

We love Adelaide’s recently redeveloped Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga in the heart of the city and now there is even more to do when you drop by.  The Adelaide City Council have provided a box of goodies – various sporting equipment to play with while enjoying the landscaped surroundings.

Grab some equipment from the new recreation box in […]

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Mumz & Bubz Morningz @ Rezz Cafe

Busy mums need their morning coffee – and with Mumz & Bubz Morningz @ Rezz it’s now even easier.
Parched parents can sip their freshly brewed barista coffee without being interrupted (now that never happens at home!) while the kids are entertained with activity sheets and ABC2 on the big screen TV.  This kid-friendly cafe has […]

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IKEA 2015 Catalogue Launch Weekend | 30 & 31 August 2014

[ August 30, 2014 to August 31, 2014. ]
IKEA are planning to celebrate at their Adelaide store with the arrival of their 2015 IKEA catalogue. Families can have fun and shop an IKEA bargain during their Catalogue Launch Weekend on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 August 2014.  The IKEA weekend party will include:

$2 Breakfast Offer – Enjoy a cooked breakfast in the IKEA […]

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WIN 12 Little Kickers Sessions and a Uniform

Thanks to Little Kickers, Play & Go readers have a chance to win a fabulous prize for their child valued at $248!

One lucky winner will receive 12 Little Kickers sessions plus a Little Kickers Uniform.

About Little Kickers….
Little Kickers is a soccer program for children 18 months to 7 years, developed by professionals from a number […]

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WIN Tickets to a Preview of Boyhood | Wed 20 Aug 2014 at 10am

This Giveaway had ended. Congratulations to our winners:
M Degger,  J Siaosi, J Douglas,  J Coyle,  T Schell,  M Wishart,  L Pannunzio,  S,Dyson,  G Pontikinas, M Bradley
BOYHOOD – In Cinemas Soon
Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD – a fictional drama made with the same group of actors over a 12-year period from 2002-2013 – takes a one-of-a-kind trip, at […]

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Westpac Teddy Bear’s Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 23 August 2014

[ August 23, 2014; ]
Save the date!
Bring the whole family (and your teddies!) to Adelaide Zoo on Saturday 23 August for the Westpac Teddy Bear’s Picnic and help celebrate the birthdays of Australia’s only Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Funi!
There will be free children’s entertainment, activities and music and everyone is encouraged to bring their teddy bears for a […]

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From Darkness the Day | 15 August 2014

[ August 15, 2014; 5:00 pm; 7:00 pm; ]
Inspired by childhood memories, fairy tales and folklore, From Darkness the Day is an immersive and whimsical interactive performance installation for children.  The Adelaide Festival Centre invites you to wear your PJs and bring along your favourite teddy to journey with them through the night, from dusk to dawn, in a magical dream world where […]

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Stella Maris Parish School Fete | 31 Aug 2014

[ August 31, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]

The Stella Maris Parish School Fete is back again this year. It is being held in the school grounds at 1 Syme Avenue, Seacombe Gardens.

There will be plenty of fun for families with stalls, yummy food and great entertainment. This year there will be a Rock Climbing Wall and 2 Bouncy Castles amongst the amusement […]

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WIN a Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show 2014

It’s nearly Royal Adelaide Show time!
The 2014 Show will be bigger and better than ever, expanding to a ten-day event in recognition of the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of South Australia’s 175th anniversary. Show-goers will have two full weekends to enjoy the Show, with the final Sunday being a birthday party for the Society […]

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Little Kickers Classes | Free Trial Offer

Nothing is more rewarding than watching a child learning new skills, keeping fit and loving every minute of it!
Little Kickers is a soccer program for children 18 months to 7 years, developed by professionals from a number of fields to engage children through fun and creative play.
Many of the games and exercises that the children […]

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Cruise the Port River on ST Yelta | 10 August 2014

[ August 10, 2014; 9:30 am; 12:30 pm; ]
ST Yelta is South Australia’s last working steam tug. Built at Sydney’s vast Cockatoo Island Dockyard in 1949 for the Adelaide Steamship Company, the tug spent its working life in Port Adelaide.   Several times a year they fire up its engines (it takes three days to get up enough steam) and offer you the chance […]

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WIN Tickets to Postman Pat The Movie & a DVD Prize Pack

Win 1 of 5 In-season Family Passes to see Postman Pat the Movie PLUS one lucky winner will also receive a DVD Prize Pack!
Play & Go have 5 family passes to give away plus ONE winner will also receive a DVD Prize Pack.  Each movie pass admits 4, is valued at $56 and is valid […]

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Westminster School | Beatles Tribute with Australian Music Icons | 15 Aug 2014

[ August 15, 2014; 7:30 pm; ]
Westminster school students perform Beatles tribute with Australian music icons.
Music icons Glenn Shorrock and Doug Parkinson will perform a special Beatles tribute concert in Adelaide in August with students from Westminster School. This year marks 50 years since The Beatles made their first appearance in Adelaide.

Around 800 people are expected to attend the event – […]

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The Hundred-Foot Journey | Opens 14 August 2014

In DreamWorks Pictures’ The Hundred-Foot Journey, the opening of a new Indian restaurant in the south of France next to a famous Michelin-starred eatery is nearly cause for a heated battle between the two establishments, until Le Saule Pleureur’s icy proprietress, Madame Mallory, recognizes her rival’s undeniable brilliance for preparing masterful meals.
Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) […]

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The Gawler Show | 30 & 31 August 2014

[ August 30, 2014 to August 31, 2014. ]
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 158th year over the last weekend in August.  The show encompasses everything that is Gawler and its surrounding areas. Great entertainment, fun filled rides, […]

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What’s the Joke | Andy Jones | 23 August 2014

[ August 23, 2014; 11:00 am; 1:00 pm; ]
What’s the Joke
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
Best-selling children’s author and entertainer Andy Jones will use his electric guitar, drums and other props to help kids understand humour with silly songs, chants and rhyme.

For the finale, a group of volunteer kids will perform a stand-up comedy style delivery of their very own joke!

Andy is the author […]

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Free X Factor Concert | Westfield | 2 August 2014

[ August 2, 2014; 12:00 pm; ]
The stars of this year’s Channel 7 series of The X Factor will be performing at Westfield shopping centres around the country next month.  Adelaide’s FREE concert will be held at Westfield West Lakes on August 2nd where you will have the chance to see some of your favourite contestants perform live on stage.
For more […]

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Grease | Festival Theatre | 3 – 31 August 2014

Experience the high-energy, smash hit musical that has taken Australia by storm and includes such unforgettable songs as You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more.
Leading the all-star cast in the iconic roles of Danny and Sandy are born entertainer Rob […]

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Cranky Bear | Patch Theatre | 9, 16 & 23 August 2014

Adapted from the best-selling book, The Very Cranky Bear, by Nick Bland.
Zebra, Lion and Moose each think they know how to solve the Bear’s crankiness but their shenanigans just make him even crankier! It takes a humble and empathetic Sheep with an open heart and listening ear to solve the Bear’s woes.
Cranky Bear is a […]

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Boomstars Meet Caveman | 2 August 2014

[ August 2, 2014; 11:00 am; 1:00 pm; ]
Boomstars Meet Caveman
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
Take a prehistoric and interactive journey jammed packed with songs by Boomstars, the newest and most exciting pop group for kids.
In the year 2014, the last thing Boomstars ever expect is to bump into “Caveman”.  It only takes a trip to the museum, a Boomstars chant and Caveman comes […]

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Hairspray | Adelaide Youth Theatre | 13-16 August 2014

[ August 13, 2014 7:30 pm to August 16, 2014 7:30 pm. ]
Hairspray delighted audiences by sweeping them away to 1960’s Baltimore, where the 50’s are out and change is in the air!  Lovable plus-size heroine Tracy Turnblad has a passion for dancing and wins a spot on the local TV dance program, “The Corny Collins Show”.
Overnight, she finds herself transformed from outsider to teen celebrity.  Can […]

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The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk | 8 & 9 August 2014

[ August 8, 2014; 6:00 pm; August 9, 2014; 2:00 pm; 5:00 pm; ]
A truly special performance for this age group, The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk is simply told, powerful theatre about the fragile nature of the schoolyard.
Renowned international director Gill Robertson portrays just how difficult it can be to stay true to your friends, and the talented Renato Musolino (STCSA’s The Seagull, Kreutzer Sonata) plays every character […]

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Adelaide Kids Film Festival | Submissions Close 1 October 2014

It’s show time – Adelaide Kids Film Festival 2014 is now open for entries!
Are you a movie fan? Ever dreamt about making your own film and seeing it on the big screen?
Entries are now open for the 2014 Adelaide Kids Film Festival, one of Australia’s biggest film festivals for kids, by kids. Everybody aged 18 […]

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The Sound of Music | Arts Theatre | 19 July – 2 August 2014

[ July 19, 2014 6:00 pm to August 2, 2014 6:00 pm. ]
Ask anyone which musical they can recall seeing as a child and the vast majority will tell you it was Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music. This treasured age-old classic is about to come to life on the Arts Theatre stage with the G&S Society’s latest production set to open on Saturday 19 July […]

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Confetti Fair | Adelaide | 10 August 2014

[ August 10, 2014; 11:00 am; ]
Planning a party some time soon?  Confetti Fair, Australia’s only boutique party fair, is coming to Adelaide in August 2014.  Confetti Fair showcases independent retailers in cakes, sweets, dessert tables, planning, styling, flowers, stationery, party products and decor, with a fun photo booth thrown in for good measure.
So if you are celebrating any kind of […]

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Family Flix at the Drive In | Gepps Cross | May – September 2014

[ May 24, 2014; 5:00 pm; May 31, 2014; 5:00 pm; June 7, 2014; 5:00 pm; June 14, 2014; 5:00 pm; June 21, 2014; 5:00 pm; June 28, 2014; 5:00 pm; July 19, 2014; 5:00 pm; July 26, 2014; 5:00 pm; August 2, 2014; 5:15 pm; August 9, 2014; 5:15 pm; August 30, 2014; 5:30 pm; September 6, 2014; 5:30 pm; September 13, 2014; 5:45 pm; September 20, 2014; 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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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills | Market Sundays 2014

[ April 27, 2014; May 25, 2014; June 22, 2014; July 27, 2014; August 24, 2014; September 28, 2014; October 26, 2014; November 23, 2014; December 21, 2014; ]

Stirling Laneways is bringing a new burst of colour to the regular once a month Sunday Market Days in the seasonal Hills village with a celebration of gardens, food and street performance.
In the inaugural Laneways on 27 April 2014, local traders will move onto the pavements and into the tucked away places of Stirling to […]

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March from the Mall | Port Adelaide FC Home Games | Mar – Aug 2014

[ March 29, 2014; 1:00 pm; April 12, 2014; 11:00 am; April 27, 2014; 1:30 pm; May 10, 2014; 10:30 am; May 24, 2014; 4:00 pm; June 7, 2014; 1:30 pm; June 21, 2014; 10:30 am; July 5, 2014; 4:00 pm; July 20, 2014; 10:00 am; August 9, 2014; 4:00 pm; August 22, 2014; 4:00 pm; ]
The Rundle Mall Authority, the Port Adelaide Football Club and its supporter groups will join forces in 2014 to bring the city to life with the highly anticipated March from the Mall.
Inspired by Port Adelaide’s successful ‘March to the ‘G’ concept, where supporters gathered in Melbourne’s Federation Square to walk to the MCG when the […]

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Something on Saturday 2014 Program Guide

[ April 26, 2014; May 3, 2014; May 10, 2014; May 17, 2014; May 24, 2014; May 31, 2014; June 7, 2014; June 14, 2014; June 21, 2014; June 28, 2014; July 5, 2014; July 12, 2014; July 19, 2014; July 26, 2014; August 2, 2014; August 9, 2014; August 16, 2014; August 23, 2014; August 30, 2014; ]
Something on Saturday delights and entertains thousands of children in Adelaide every Saturday throughout winter each year.  Many South Australian children aged 2 to 10 enjoy their first theatrical experience through this program.
The 2014 program covers a wide range of entertainment, suitable for both boys and girls, including circus, puppetry, live music, percussion, ballet, magic, […]

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Tell Me A Story 2014 | South Australian Museum

Tell Me a Story at the South Australian Museum is back in 2014 and they have doubled the number of sessions for this hugely popular free program.  Children and their families can enjoy an interactive experience that immerses them in the stories, objects and spaces of the Museum.
Experienced facilitators use play experiences to engage the […]

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Lollipop Markets 2014 | Handmade – Unique – Boutique

[ February 16, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. May 18, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. August 17, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. November 16, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Lollipop Markets is an highly reputable, established market which has been helping work at home mums and dads and small business showcase their fabulous goodies.
The Market showcases unique, boutique and handmade, or of limited supply items for expecting parents, babies and children. It is held regularly in Adelaide and the stall holders come from all […]

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Play School Live in Concert – Prince of Bears | August 2014

[ August 17, 2014; 10:00 am; August 18, 2014; 10:00 am; August 19, 2014; 10:00 am; August 22, 2014; 10:00 am; August 23, 2014; 10:00 am; August 24, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
Kids Promotions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is bringing everyone’s favourite children’s television show on a national concert tour with a new show for 2014 – Prince of Bears.
Filled with fun songs to sing and dance along with, this 40 minute show has been specially designed to delight pre-schoolers and parents alike.  As with the television […]

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