august 2017 Articles

Onkaparinga River National Park | National Parks SA Park of the Month | August 2017

Park of the month for August 2017 is Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun and free events to be held at various locations within the magnificent Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park throughout the month of August 2017.
Whether […]

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Free Art Lessons | Artventure & SALA | Aug 2017

[ August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017. ]

Artventure – the innovative Adelaide based online art class business with international reach, will collaborate with the 2017 South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA) to bring free art classes to all children during the month of August.
The initiative aims to support South Australian teachers and educators to engage and involve their students to draw, paint […]

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Out of this World Cabaret | Banksia Park Concert Bands Inc | 12 Aug 2017

[ August 12, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
Out of the world cabaret musical evening with a space theme.
The Banksia Park Concert Bands are again holding their mid-year cabaret on Saturday 12 August showcasing Dawn to Dusk, Redbacks and the Concert Band.
The concert will feature special guest vocalists including Dianne K Lang, Jeff Lang, Anne Williams and Rick Williams.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 […]

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Lucia’s Pizza & Spaghetti Bar Celebrates 60 Years | Adelaide Central Market | 5 Aug 2017

[ August 5, 2017; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Lucia’s Pizza & Spaghetti Bar celebrates 60 years!
One of the Adelaide Central Market’s oldest traders and a South Australian icon in it’s own right, Lucia’s Pizza & Spaghetti Bar, is celebrating 60 years of traditional Italian hospitality and service to South Australia this weekend.

Lucia Rosella opened their stall in July 1957 after encouragement from her […]

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SALA in the East End | Free Opening Night Event | 4 Aug 2017

[ August 4, 2017; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
SALA in the East End | Free Opening Night Event 
City of Adelaide is hosting a FREE opening night event for the SALA festival!
City of Adelaide are proud to be a sponsor of the SALA Festival, the largest and most innovative community based visual arts festival in Australia.
SALA stands for the […]

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Disney Princess Film Festival | Wallis Cinemas | 12 Aug – 3 Sep 2017

[ August 12, 2017; 10:00 am; August 13, 2017; 10:00 am; August 19, 2017; 10:00 am; August 20, 2017; 10:00 am; August 26, 2017; 10:00 am; August 27, 2017; 10:00 am; September 2, 2017; 10:00 am; September 3, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Disney Princess Film Festival at Wallis Cinemas
Over four weeks, revisit your favourite Disney Classics The Little Mermaid (1989), Tangled (2010), Sleeping Beauty (1959) and Cinderella (1950) on the big screen!
Some of your favourite Disney Princesses are returning to the big screen at Wallis Cinemas’ Disney Princess Film Festival!

Go along and re-live some Disney classics at Wallis Cinemas […]

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 27 Aug 2017

[ August 27, 2017; ]
If you go down to Adelaide Zoo on Sunday, 27 August, you’re sure of a big surprise.
For every bear that ever was, will gather at Adelaide Zoo for certain because, Sunday is the day the teddy bears have their picnic!

Grab your favourite teddy bear and your picnic blanket and head down to Adelaide Zoo for […]

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The Big Gum Tree Market | Daw Park | 19 Aug 2017

[ August 19, 2017; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
The Big Gum Tree Market – Buy, Swap, Sell
The Big Gum Tree Market will have a wide range of stalls including Bric-a brac, books, plants, jewellery, children’s toys and much more.

Food will include a Devonshire morning tea, bacon and egg sandwiches and sausage sizzle.

The market will be held at the Colonel Light Gardens Uniting Church located in […]

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Playgroup for Babies Workshop | Prospect | 10 Aug 2017

[ August 10, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
The moment babies are born, they are learning.
Much of a baby’s knowledge and skills will come from observing, tracking, listening, mouthing and exploring the world around them.

Focusing on the youngest members of Playgroup, this workshop will give participants an understanding of how, what and when babies learn, the benefits of Playgroup for babies, safety at […]

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Harry Potter Saturday Night Roller Skating Disco | 12 Aug 2017

[ August 12, 2017; 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Witches and Wizards your presence is requested on the 12 of August!
Ingle Farm Recreation Centre is hosting a Harry Potter themed Saturday Night Rollerskating Disco.

There will be a DJ, games and prizes for the best dressed, so make sure you go dressed as your favourite witch or wizard.

Cost: $8.50 per person | Family of 4 for […]

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Twig and Stick Nature Craft | Kirinari Community School | 2 Aug 2017

Twig and Stick Nature Craft Sessions at Kirinari Community School
During term three Twig & Stick will be running nature craft sessions involving four activities. Wood whittling, stick fairies, clay creations and natural loose parts play. Children will rotate between each activity during the session and all creations can be taken home.
Whittling Workshop
Introducing children to […]

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Q&A With NBA Basketball Champion and Olympian Patty Mills | Colonnades Shopping Centre | 1 Aug 2017

[ August 1, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]  

South Australian basketball fans will have the chance to meet one of their Australian heroes with NBA basketball champion Patty Mills coming to Colonnades.
Patty will be conducting a Q&A session plus signing his two new books, Patty Hits the Court and Patty and the Shadows.
In an interactive Q&A session hosted by Olympic medal winner and former […]

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Fitzy’s 5 Fun Run/Walk | Adelaide | 6 Aug 2017

[ August 6, 2017; ]
Fitzy’s 5 – one of Adelaide’s favourite 5k fun runs!
Fitzy’s 5 is a fun run/walk conducted by Running SA on Sunday, 6 August 2017 to honour the memory of David Fitzsimons and raise funds for the Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Fund to support cancer research.

The picturesque 5km flat road loop course in inner city Adelaide […]

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Yo Diddle Diddle Patch Theatre

Ended: WIN Tickets to Yo Diddle Diddle by Patch Theatre | Aug 2017

One cow. One moon. One mission… Yo Diddle Diddle
What if your dream was one jump away?
Perfect for 4 – 8 year olds, Yo Diddle Diddle is a heart-warming and highly visual story of one cow and her desire to jump the moon, featuring a live DJ and an outstanding cast of performers.

Yo Diddle Diddle takes […]

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Mickey and the Roadster Racers | Hoyts | Starts 21 Aug 2017

Mickey and the Roadster Racers
Everyone’s favourite characters from the popular Mickey Mouse Clubhouse return for brand new series Mickey & the Roadster Racers, Disney Juniors latest #1 show.
An action-packed adventure show for kids 2-6 years starring Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Goofy, Daisy and Donald. Each have their own personalized vehicles which transform into racing cars.  They […]

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Shimmer & Shine: Friendship Divine | Hoyts | from 19 Aug 2017

Shimmer & Shine: Friendship Divine
HOYTS Jnr proudly presents…Shimmer & Shine in Friendship Divine!
Follow the magical adventures of fraternal twin genies, Shimmer and Shine, who unintentionally create chaos while attempting to grant wishes for their human best friend, Leah.
Running time: 60 minutes
Release Date: Saturday 19 August 2017 (showing for a limited time only)

For more information and […]

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Paw Patrol: Mission Paw with Bonus Blaze & the Monster Machines | from 5 Aug 2017

Paw Patrol: Mission Paw with Bonus Blaze & the Monster Machines
HOYTS Jnr proudly presents… PAW PATROL: MISSION PAW!
Join Chase & the team where they’re called to Barkingburg to help save the day! With bonus episode of ‘Blaze and the Monster Machines!’
For these heroes, no job is too big, no pup is too small!
Running Time: 90 […]

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Celebrate Studio Ghibli | 24 Aug – 20 Sep 2017

Madman Presents: Celebrate Studio Ghibli
22 Studio Ghibli films and more are coming to cinemas across Australia and New Zealand for one month!
The films of Studio Ghibli are some of the most treasured animated works to have ever graced the big screen, and for the first time ever, Celebrate Studio Ghibli brings the complete 22 film […]

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Love Your Book Shop Day | Mostly Books | 12 Aug 2017

[ August 12, 2017; ]
Celebrate Love Your Book Shop Day with Mostly Books and enjoy a day full of bookish delights!
Presented by the Australian Booksellers Association and held at hundreds of locations around the country, this is a day where you can celebrate bookshops in all their glory.

Mostly Books at Torrens Park has recently reopened after having a facelift – so go along to see their new look. […]

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Science Alive! 2017 – All Kinds of Awesome | 5 & 6 Aug 2017

[ August 5, 2017 to August 6, 2017. August 5, 2017 to August 6, 2017. ]
Science Alive returns to the Adelaide Showground on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 August 2017!
It will be bigger and better than ever, with over 60 exhibitors returning, plus exciting new ones.
One of our favourite annual events, it’s hands on fun for the whole family.

Now in its 12th year, Science Alive aims to immerse kids […]

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The Hot Breakfast Club | Victoria Square | 26 Aug 2017

[ August 26, 2017; 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Hosted together with Splash Adelaide, this first of its kind weekend market will feature some of your breakfast favourites including bacon and eggs, pancakes, smoothies, fritters, juices and coffee.
Head to Victoria Square on Saturday 26th of August for a delicious breakfast market and enjoy coffee, bacon, eggs and fresh local produce.  From Fritter Fix, […]

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Kids Yoga | Surrey Downs | 7 Aug – 11 Sep 2017

[ August 7, 2017; 4:00 pm; August 14, 2017; 4:00 pm; August 21, 2017; 4:00 pm; August 28, 2017; 4:00 pm; September 4, 2017; 4:00 pm; September 11, 2017; 4:00 pm; ]
Kids Yoga
Relax and connect with your child!
Surrey Downs Community Centre is hosting a 6 week course for yoga for ages 5-12 years with a parent/carer. This is a great opportunity to relax and connect with your child while trying out yoga.

Mats are provided for the children, however adults must bring their own.

There will be 6 […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day | Host your own Event | 21 Aug 2017

[ August 21, 2017; ]
RSPCA Cupcake Day
Fight animal cruelty with cupcakes!
RSPCA Cupcake Day gathers bakers from across the nation to make a stand for animal welfare. Absolutely 100 per cent of funds raised through your baking efforts will help rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome the 135,000 animals that come through RSPCA shelters every year. Cupcake Day is officially on Monday […]

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Mythical Beasts Adelaide | City East Markets | 12-13 Aug 2017

[ August 12, 2017 to August 13, 2017. ]
Calling all unicorns, fairies, dragons and alike!
It’s time to get excited Adelaide, City East Markets is hosting a market filled with all your favourite mythical beasts!

Eat, drink and shop sparkly unicorns, shinny mermaids, dancing fairies, flaming dragons, spooky witches, wise warlocks, sneaky leprechauns, delightful pixies, cheeky elves and many more!

City East Markets have gathered Adelaide’s wildest makers, […]

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Jeans for Genes Day | 4 Aug 2017

[ August 4, 2017; ]
Jeans for Genes Day 2017 will be held on Friday, 4 August.
A national event aimed at supporting the work of Children’s Medical Research Institute who tirelessly research into genetic defects & childhood diseases in order to give kids around the world a better chance of a healthy, happy future!

Each year, Australians unite by wearing their favourite jeans and outdoing each other […]

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Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival | 26 Aug 2017

[ August 26, 2017; 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival 2017
The 2017 Hahndorf Winter Lantern festival will involve working with the local community and schools in order to create artful lantern sculptures that will be paraded down the main straight of Hahndorf and displayed in the Hahndorf Academy grounds.
This year, the Hahndorf Academy grounds will be transformed into a colourful and […]

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SALA Festival | Family Friendly Highlights | 1-31 August 2017

[ August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017. ]
Every August, thousands of artists exhibit in hundreds of venues throughout metropolitan and regional South Australia.
Local visual art is celebrated in all types of venues both conventional and unexpected. Bursting with community engagement, the event enjoys significant support from local government and small businesses.
Office foyers, shop fronts, wineries, pubs, and streets transform into exhibition spaces […]

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Walk a Mile in My Boots | 4 & 11 Aug 2017

[ August 4, 2017; 7:30 am; 7:30 am; August 11, 2017; 7:30 am; 7:30 am; ]
Walk a Mile in My Boots
There are nearly 6000 people experiencing homelessness in South Australia. Hutt St Centre think that’s too many people facing poverty and disadvantage.
Join together with friends, families and work colleagues to walk a mile in the boots of a person facing homelessness in South Australia; by walking one mile on a cold, […]

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Steampunk Festival ’17 | National Railway Museum | 19 – 20 Aug 2017

[ August 19, 2017; August 20, 2017; ]
Steampunk Festival ’17
Two days of fun at the National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide!
The Steampunk festival will be coming back this year on the weekend of the 19 and 20 August 2017. It includes a great fun filled mixture of antique dress up, live music, artist’s exhibitions and merchant stalls. There will also be a variety […]

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Come and Try Kinderkick or Futsal | Simply Football | 29 Jul & 4 Aug 2017

[ July 29, 2017; 9:30 am; August 4, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Simply Football believes in children being healthy and active.
Their aim is to develop life-long soccer players, whatever level that might be. This is achieved by teaching and equipping children with the basic, fundamental skills which will enable them to confidently participate in sports as adults. They believe this to be an essential segue to leading a healthy lifestyle […]

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Game Obsession Expo | Mannum | 6 Aug 2017

[ August 6, 2017; ]
The Game Obsession Expo is a family friendly day of entertainment, celebrating games, activities and obsessions for all ages.
The Game Obsession Expo features games, obsessions, hobbies, interests, displays and sales.  Dress as your favourite character or have a go at something new.  Try Quidditch or trebuchet firing, watch live action role plays or have a picture taken […]

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The Little Buggers Club | Nature Education for Kids | Semaphore Park | 2017

[ June 24, 2017; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. July 29, 2017; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. August 26, 2017; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
The Little Buggers Club at Bower Cottages Community Centre provides hands-on invertebrate and nature education for kids!
Discover how to raise beetles, hatch stick insects, breed butterflies and create bug gardens all while learning the importance of invertebrates in our ecosystem.

Make a gold coin donation and join Kristen Messenger from Bugs n Slugs in learning about […]

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Five and Dime Babies & Kids Market | Seaford Rise | 6 Aug 2017

[ August 6, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Five and Dime Babies & Kids Market in Seaford Rise
Five and Dime is a local boutique market for all things babies, kids and teens.  Your little ones will be the coolest kids on the block in their handmade rompers, one of a kind skirts and unique shoes.  They will own the coolest toys, have the […]

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A Boutique Life Design Market | Belair | Jun, Aug & Nov 2017

[ June 18, 2017; August 27, 2017; November 19, 2017; ]
A Boutique Life design market is looking forward to bringing you loads of gorgeous South Australian products at their design markets in 2017.
Indoors and in one large and welcoming venue, discover what locals are designing and making to enhance your home, body, lifestyle and wardrobe.  With live music and loads of new talent, the long […]

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Hello Winter - what to do in Adelaide in winter 2017

Top Things to do in Winter around Adelaide | Jun-Aug 2017

Top things to do in winter around Adelaide
As we head into the winter months having to survive chilly nights and rainy days can be a challenge! However, just because the sun isn’t shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do around Adelaide.
Adelaide’s milder climate means that it is still possible to venture […]

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St Francis School Lockleys 50th Anniversary Celebrations | 23 Jun & 19 Aug 2017

[ June 23, 2017; 6:00 pm; August 19, 2017; ]
St Francis School Lockleys celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017
The first celebration is a Family Pop-up Market on 23 June. There will be food, drinks, entertainment, stalls and amusements for all the family to enjoy.
The celebration will be a school tour on 19 August where all old scholars, past & present, and their families are […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Play School Live in Concert: Prince of Bears | 14 Aug 2017

WIN Tickets to Play School Live in Concert – Prince of Bears
Touring in Adelaide from Friday 11 August to Sunday 20 August 2017
Don’t miss out on the chance to see your children’s favourite television show live in concert when the Play School Concerts come to town.
One of our all-time favourite concerts, these popular Play School […]

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25 Fun Things To Do In Winter | Nature Play SA | Jun-Aug 2017

Looking for some fun winter inspiration?
Just because it’s winter it doesn’t mean you have to hibernate until spring!  The days are shorter, temperatures are cooler and it’s wetter underfoot, but Nature Play SA’s list of 25 things to do in winter provides the perfect opportunity to rug up and head outdoors.
So grab the raincoats and gumboots and get […]

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Fathers Day 2017 What to do in Adelaide this Fathers Day - BEEP

Beep | Presented by Windmill Theatre Co | Adelaide Festival Centre | 24 Aug – 3 Sep 2017

[ August 24, 2017 10:00 am to August 27, 2017 10:00 am. August 30, 2017 10:00 am to September 3, 2017 10:00 am. ]
Presented by Windmill Theatre Co, and in association with Adelaide Festival Centre.
Beep is a brand new show from the makers of Grug. In Mort’s village everything has its place, every day is the same and everyone likes it that way. Until one morning, crash, boom, bang… down comes Beep. What is this annoying interruption to Mort’s breakfast […]

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Yo Diddle Diddle | Patch Theatre Company | Aug 2017

[ August 12, 2017; August 19, 2017; August 26, 2017; ]
One cow. One moon. One mission… Yo Diddle Diddle
What if your dream was one jump away?
Perfect for 4 – 8 year olds, Yo Diddle Diddle is a heart-warming and highly visual story of one cow and her desire to jump the moon, featuring a live DJ and an outstanding cast of performers.

Yo Diddle Diddle takes […]

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