august 2016 Articles
Flinders Street Market

Flinders Street Market | Adelaide’s Weekend Artisan Market | 2016

Flinders Street Market – Adelaide’s Weekend Artisan Market
Open every Saturday and Sunday from 10am-3pm, the Flinders Street Market offers bric-a-brac, jewellery, art, clothing, food and more.  The Flinders Street Market specialises in unique, hand-made, home-grown and vintage items and because the stalls are constantly changing there is always something new to find.

Flinders Street Market, a small […]

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50SIXONE Dessert Bar

50SIXONE Dessert Bar | Hyde Park | Jul 2016 | Review

50SIXONE Dessert Bar | Review
Willy Wonka eat your heart out! No golden ticket required here! My daughter and I have just arrived at Adelaide’s newest sleek dessert cafe, 50sixone.
Yes it’s freezing in Adelaide, and yes I was just after a coffee hit; until we spotted it across the room……the OMG! Snapchat That! […]

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Sweet Tooth Market | Flinders Street Market | 6 & 7 Aug 2016

[ August 6, 2016; August 7, 2016; ]
Sweet Tooth Market – proudly hosted by Flinders Street Market
Calling all sweet teeth! Flinders Street Market’s delectable dessert weekend is back with their special event Sweet Tooth! Sweet Tooth will be at the Flinders Street Market on Saturday 6 August and Sunday 7 August 2016.

Leave your skinny jeans at home for this one!! Tantalise your tastebuds with so […]

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Kubo and the Two Strings

WIN a Movie Pass to Kubo and The Two Strings | In Cinemas 18 Aug 2016

[ August 1, 2016 12:00 am to August 14, 2016 11:00 pm. ]
Win tickets to Kubo and the Two Strings – in cinemas 18 August 2016
Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA.
Find out more about Kubo and the Two Strings and view the trailer here.
For more information about this film, visit the official Kubo and […]

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SALA Artventures on King William Road | Hyde Park | 6 Aug 2016

[ August 6, 2016; ]
Head to King William Rd, Hyde Park for some Artventures!
On Saturday the 6th of August bring the children down for a milkshake on King William Road and let them join in King William Road’s activities. Artist Kirsty Shadiac from Artventure will be on the street from 10am-2pm.

She will be hosting 2 free art classes throughout […]

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kubo and the two strings the garden

Kubo and the Two Strings | In Cinemas 18 Aug 2016

Kubo and the Two Strings
Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA. Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of Game of Thrones) ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town including Hosato (George Takei), Akihiro (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) […]

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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day | 4 Aug 2016

[ August 4, 2016; ]
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (Children’s Day) is a time for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families to celebrate the strengths and culture of their children. The day is an opportunity for all Australians to show their support for Aboriginal children, as well as learn […]

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Bridgewater Reserve Playground & Heysen Trail | Review

An afternoon at the Bridgewater Reserve Playground and an adventure along the Heysen Trail
If you are looking for a free, enjoyable activity which gets the kids outdoors exploring for a couple of hours in the Adelaide Hills, then stop at the Bridgewater Mill.

The Bridgewater Playground
The playground has just undergone a transformation which was completed in […]

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Foodbank Family Fun Day

Foodbank Family Fun Day | St Clair | 21 Aug 2016

[ August 21, 2016; 1:00 pm; ]
Foodbank Family Fun Day
Join Foodbank on a Fun Day for the whole family! With entertainment, BBQ and a whole lot of activities to make Sunday into Funday! You can join them to raise funds to fight hunger in South Australia. They are proudly supported by Garville Netball Club, AVJennings and City Of Charles Sturt.
Activities at Foodbank Family […]

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M/Y Steve Irwin Ship Tours | 20 Aug 2016

[ August 20, 2016; ]
Be part of Operation Jeedara – come down for a tour of Sea Shepherd’s ship, the M/Y Steve Irwin which will be docked in Port Adelaide for the weekend.
On Saturday morning at 10am – there will be a Greeting to Country by Karl Telfer with a special dance and smoking ceremony. Ship Tours will be run […]

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Jeans for Genes Day

Jeans for Genes Day | 5 Aug 2016

[ August 5, 2016; ]
Jeans for Genes is the iconic fundraising campaign of Children’s Medical Research Institute.

Each year, Australians unite by wearing their favourite jeans and outdoing each other with crazy denim outfits, and donating money or purchasing merchandise, to support genetic research. On the first Friday in August each year, workplaces, schools and streets become a sea of denim in […]

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Reynella East College presents Alice In Wonderland | 5 Aug 2016

[ August 5, 2016; 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Alice In Wonderland is the Reynella East College whole school production 2016.

The performance features music, drama, dance and film and is based on the Lewis Carroll stories.

Alice journeys to Wonderland where she meets many quirky characters and discovers that she is courageous and strong despite the difficulites she meets along the way. She survives a […]

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Walk A Mile In My Boots | 29 Jul & 5 Aug 2016

[ July 29, 2016; 7:30 am; August 5, 2016; 7:30 am; ]
There Are Nearly 6,000 People Experiencing Homelessness in South Australia.
The Hutt Street Centre thinks that’s too many people facing poverty and disadvantage. Walk a mile in my boots is held annually during National Homelessness Prevention Week (August). Each year the Hutt Street Centre calls on South Australians to show their support for people facing homelessness by joining in and experiencing […]

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What is Science? | Young Explorers | 8 – 19 Aug 2016

[ August 8, 2016 1:00 pm to August 19, 2016 1:00 pm. ]
You’re never too young to get to know the Museum! During National Science Week, the South Australian Museum is inviting children to come and explore what science is and why it’s so important. Discover why we have museums and how museums choose what goes in the galleries!
The Young explorers program is designed especially for children aged […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day | 15 Aug 2016

[ August 15, 2016; ]
RSPCA Cupcake Day: Fight animal cruelty with the power of cupcakes!
Cupcake Day for the RSPCA is all about baking, eating and, most importantly, fundraising for animals in need. When you put on your apron and whip out that mixing bowl, you are helping to ensure animals across Australia are treated with dignity and love. Who […]

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Finders Keepers Market

Finders Keepers Markets | Adelaide Showground |12 – 14 Aug 2016

[ August 12, 2016 to August 14, 2016. ]
Finders Keepers is a design market that features the work of independent makers from across Australia
The Finders Keepers markets are extremely excited to announce that they are bringing the huge Finders Keepers market fun south for the winter! That’s right, the country’s biggest and best art and design market will be headed to Adelaide for the […]

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Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival | 13 Aug 2016

[ August 13, 2016; 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]  
Come and be part of the Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival!
Fancy an authentic winter festival that’s equal parts pretty and mindblowing?

In the Hills’ answer to Adelaide’s pop-up Alpine Winter Village, the Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival is bringing magic to Hahndorf this month.

On Saturday 13 August 2016 the picturesque village of Hahndorf will transform into a paper lantern wonderland […]

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Umbrella Winter City Sounds Festival | Jul & Aug 2016

Umbrella Winter City Sounds is a NEW live music festival presented by Music SA
The inaugural Umbrella Winter City Sounds will be held from 15 July 2016 6o 7 August 2016 and offers an exciting smorgasbord of curated live music projects and other performances across the Adelaide CBD to warm and illuminate the colder weeks.
There will be over 250 events across […]

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Carclew After School Animation Course

Carclew After School Animation Course | Bookings Open Now | Term 3: Aug to Sep 2016

[ August 1, 2016; 3:30 pm; August 8, 2016; 3:30 pm; August 15, 2016; 3:30 pm; August 22, 2016; 3:30 pm; August 29, 2016; 3:30 pm; September 5, 2016; 3:30 pm; September 12, 2016; 3:30 pm; September 19, 2016; 3:30 pm; ]
Carclew After School Animation Course | August – September 2016
Did you miss out on Carclew’s sold-out School Holiday Animation Workshops?

The good news is that in Term 3 2016 you can enrol in the new Carclew After School Animation Course. This 8 week course is run in association with GooRoo Animation.
What will you learn at the Carclew After […]

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Ended: Win Tickets to Play School Live in Concert | Humpty’s Showtime | Aug 2016

WIN Tickets to Play School Live in Concert – “Humpty’s Showtime”
Don’t miss out on your chance to see your children’s favourite television show live in concert when the Play School Concerts come to town. Humpty’s Showtime concert will have Play School fans singing, dancing and jumping for joy as they see Humpty putting on his very […]

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Professor Flint’s a Brief History of Life, the Universe and Everything | Aug 2016

[ August 13, 2016 to August 21, 2016. ]
Don’t just sit there! Get your tickets now for “Professor Flint’s A Brief History of Life, the Universe, and Everything”. An awesomely prehistoric musical adventure for the whole family!
Every great story has a hero. In ‘Professor Flint’s a Brief History of Life, the Universe and Everything’, life itself, and its incredible ability to adapt and […]

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The Illusions of Magic

The Illusions of Magic | Victor Harbor | 20 Aug 2016

[ August 20, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]
The Illusions of Magic, South Australia’s biggest magic show
South Australia’s biggest magic show is coming to Victor Harbor. An opportunity to witness an amazing show on the Big Stage featuring a mix of magic and grand illusion with lots of audience participation. This will be an amazing event for the entire family.

The Illusions of Magic includes:


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Netball Quad Series | 31 Aug 2016

[ August 31, 2016; ]
Don’t miss your chance to see the Australian Diamonds play in Adelaide and Melbourne as part of the Netball Quad Series featuring the world’s top four netball nations.
Returning to Adelaide for the first time since 2013, the Diamonds – one of Australia’s most successful international teams – take on the England Roses on Wednesday, 31 […]

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Andy & Terry 78-Storey Treehouse Event | 17 Aug 2016

[ August 17, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]
Don’t miss this opportunity to spend the evening with Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton!
Andy & Terry will be speaking about their latest book, the 78-Storey Treehouse and all sorts of other things too. Ticket price includes a signed copy of the book. There will be an opportunity to have your photo taken with Andy & […]

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Disney Fairytale Film Festival | 30 Jul – 28 Aug 2016

[ July 30, 2016 to July 31, 2016. August 6, 2016 to August 7, 2016. August 13, 2016 to August 14, 2016. August 20, 2016 to August 21, 2016. August 27, 2016 to August 28, 2016. ]
Disney Fairytale Film Festival
Experience the magic of Disney’s live action classics with the Disney Fairytale Film Festival, exclusive to Event Cinemas Marion, GU Arndale and GU Film House Glenelg. The Disney Fairytale Festival will run each weekend from Saturday 30 July to Sunday 28 August, with a lineup of films the whole family will enjoy.

Moviegoers […]

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Game Obsession Expo

Game Obsession Expo | 7 Aug 2016

[ August 7, 2016; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Organisation is well under way for the Mannum Agricultural Society’s (Mannum Show’s) new annual event the Game Obsession Expo
The Game Obsession Expo will be held on Sunday 7 August 2016 from 9am – 5pm.
This will be a fun event for all the family, focusing on all things game, obsession, hobby & interest related.

What can you see […]

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Science Alive! | 6 & 7 Aug 2016

[ August 6, 2016; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. August 7, 2016; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
2016 is going to be the largest Science Alive! yet
With over 70 exhibitors already confirmed, 2016 is going to be the largest Science Alive! yet. Science Alive! is an expo designed for children to immerse themselves in the fun and excitement of learning “why things work and do what they do”. So consider the weekend of […]

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Mt Lofty Botanic Garden Hello Winter

Top Things To Do In Winter Around Adelaide | 2016

Top things to do in winter around Adelaide
Winter has well and truly swept in upon us bringing chilly nights and rainy days. However there is still plenty to see and do around Adelaide. Adelaide’s milder climate means that it is still possible to venture out into the fresh, crisp air and play on clear days […]

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Nature Play SA 25 Things to do in Winter 2016

25 Things To Do In Winter | Nature Play SA | 2016

The days are shorter, temperatures are cooler and it’s wetter underfoot, but Nature Play’s list of 25 things to do this winter provides the perfect opportunity to rug up and head outdoors.
Download the list, place it on the fridge and see how many you and your friends can tick off this winter.
25 things to do in winter in […]

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Emily Loves to Bounce

Emily Loves to Bounce | Patch Theatre | 6, 13 & 20 Aug 2016

[ August 6, 2016; 1:00 pm; August 13, 2016; 1:00 pm; August 20, 2016; 1:00 pm; ]
Patch Theatre presents Emily Loves to Bounce
Inspired by three of the most loved books by Stephen Michael King, Emily Loves to Bounce creates a whimsical world full of balls and boxes, where amazing ideas are expressed in extraordinary ways. Follow carefree Henry and practical Amy as they turn the world upside down and right way […]

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The Little Heroes Foundation Family Fun Run | 14 Aug 2016

[ August 14, 2016; 11:00 am; ]  

Be part of the exciting Adelaide Oval atmosphere at The Little Heroes Foundation Family Fun Run
The Little Heroes Foundation is the official Charity Partner of the South Australian Road Runners Club’s 2016 Athlete’s Foot Adelaide Marathon Festival.

As part of this, the foundation has taken ownership of the Family Fun Run which aims to get everyone involved, […]

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Peter Combe and the ASO: Mr Clicketty Cane and Other Tall Tales | 20 Aug 2016

[ August 20, 2016; 10:00 am; 12:00 pm; ]

One of Australia’s best known and most loved children’s songwriters, Peter Combe joins the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra to play some of his best known songs … and some newer ones as well.

Hear the tale of Mr Clicketty Cane who plays his silly game and asks everyone to wash their face in orange juice; Jack and […]

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Zirka Circus | Castle Plaza & West Lakes| 28 Jul – 28 Aug 2016

[ July 28, 2016 7:00 pm to August 28, 2016 7:00 pm. ]
Zirka Circus is back – in Edwardstown and West Lakes!
Zirka Circus, the first contemporary circus to be owned and operated in Australia by a woman is visiting Australia as part of its World Tour! Jeni Hou’s family has been entertaining crowds for 3 generations.

Zirka brings a fresh and exciting new look to circus in Australia. […]

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sensory screenings

Sensory Screenings | For Families & Children with Autism | Event Cinemas Marion

[ June 19, 2016; 11:00 am; July 24, 2016; 11:00 am; August 21, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
Specially presented movies for families and children on the spectrum
Event Cinemas Marion Sensory Screenings are specially presented films, with adjusted theatre conditions that better accommodate families & children on the Autism Spectrum or special needs.

Altered conditions include:

decreased volume
dimmed lighting
no allocated seating; and
the freedom to move.

All tickets to these sessions are $8.00 each.
Sensory Screenings film programme
June 19 […]

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War at Sea: The Navy in WWI | Unley | May – Aug 2016

Over 100 years ago Australia’s first submarine disappeared while on patrol near New Guinea.
This exhibition from the Australian National Maritime Museum, along with rare archival footage of the Navy during WWI, tells the story.  Fun activities for children include designing a war medal and creating a war ship disguise.
The exhibition will be held throughout May […]

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family flix

Family Flix Movies at Mainline Drive-In | May-Aug 2016

[ May 28, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 4, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 11, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 18, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 25, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 2, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 9, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 16, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 23, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 30, 2016; 5:00 pm; August 6, 2016; 5:15 pm; August 13, 2016; 5:15 pm; ]
Experience drive-in movie excitement with your family
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.
What to bring to the Family Flix drive-in movies
Pack the […]

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Toolbox Parenting Middle Years Information Session | 18 Aug 2016

[ August 18, 2016; 9:30 am to 10:30 am. ]
Toolbox Parenting Group Middle Years (6-12) information session
Want to have heaps of fun with your kids and create a terrific family team armed with practical solutions for the tricky bits?

Toolbox Parenting information session
This is a free information session on 18 August 2016 at Magill Primary School.
It includes

an overview of the Middle Years (6-12) Toolbox Parenting […]

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Heartland | Something on Saturday 2016 | 27 Aug 2016

[ August 27, 2016; 1:00 pm; 3:00 pm; ]

Be inspired by the music of the Young Adelaide Voices Choir at the Adelaide Festival Centre.

Join the choristers of Young Adelaide Voices on the back of their June/July 2016 European tour with Heartland, a vocal journey through the heart of Australian music.  Collaborative, interactive, evocative, transfixing and atmospheric, we will imagine the Australian bush in […]

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Cosy Classics Movie Matinees | Woodville Town Hall | 29 May – 6 Oct 2016

[ May 29, 2016; July 3, 2016; July 21, 2016; 10:30 am; August 7, 2016; 1:00 pm; October 6, 2016; 10:30 am; ]

Get cosy over winter with matinee screenings of your favourite classic movies

The City of Charles Sturt is now celebrating its fifth Movie Series the “Cosy Classics Collection” in its historical Woodville Town Hall.
Screening every few weeks, the series will offer a true spectrum of culture, music and nostalgia, with dress up competitions for both the […]

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Kids Just Wanna Have Fun | Something on Saturday 2016 | 20 Aug 2016

[ August 20, 2016; 11:00 am to 11:50 am. 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm. ]

Kids Just Wanna Have Fun – Back to the 80s by The Dress Up Box.
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre.

Parents/care-givers: did you wear acid wash denim, ra-ra skirts or legwarmers back in the day? Remember songs like ‘Oh Mickey’, ‘Jessie’s Girl’ or ‘The Final Countdown’?
Then this show is for you (and your kids!). In this fun musical […]

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