august 2018 Articles
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Kids Birthday Party with New Laser Tag for Fortnite Fans | Mega Courts Review

Fun and Active Birthday Party for Fortnite Fans
For Mr 10’s recent birthday party, guests received invitations asking them to “Jump off the Battle Bus to tackle the obstacle course, survive dodgeball and blast through laser tag”. Some clues here that this was going to be a very active party. And it was!
When looking for a […]

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Antonov Plane at Adelaide Airport | One of the World’s Biggest Aircraft | Aug-Sep 2018

[ August 28, 2018 to September 7, 2018. ]
Antonov Plane at Adelaide Airport
A giant Antonov flew into Adelaide on Tuesday 28 August, carrying two Rheinmetall Defence military vehicles to be displayed at next week’s Land Forces 2018 conference at Adelaide Convention Centre.

The Antonov will remain in Adelaide until at least Friday 7 September 2018, if you would like to check out one of the […]

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Blackwood Park Treetop Park & Playground | Craigburn Farm

Blackwood Park Treetop Park Adventure Playground
Treetop Park at Blackwood Park has a fabulous rope skywalk, perfect for adventurous kids who love aerial adventures.
This playground is a lovely spot for a play with fun for adventurous kids who love climbing and being up high.
Plus there’s great equipment and a sandpit area for younger ones too. There’s […]

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Roy Marten Reserve Playground | Taperoo | City of Port Adelaide Enfield | Review

Roy Marten Reserve Playground at Taperoo (near Port Adelaide)
Military Road & Wandana Terrace, Taperoo (car park and entrance on Military Road)
Review by Baby and Toddler Destinations Adelaide and Play & Go Adelaide
The Roy Marten Reserve, near Port Adelaide, has just had a $3.7M redevelopment and the new play space has officially opened in August 2018. The […]

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Sunrise is Coming to Crafers | Sam Mac’s A to Z of Australia | 30 Aug 2018

[ August 30, 2018; 5:30 am to 8:30 am. ]
Sam Mac from Sunrise is visiting Crafers, South Australia
As Part of his A to Z of Australia tour, Sam Mac will be in Crafers on Thursday 30 August from 5:30am – 8:30am.
Look out for Sam Mac as he completes his location starting with “C” for his A to Z tour. For the A to Z […]

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Adelaide Central Market Drought Relief Fundraising Day | 25 Aug 2018

[ August 25, 2018; 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Drought Relief Day at the Adelaide Central Market
To support our drought affected farmers and farming communities, the Adelaide Central Market are hosting a Drought Relief Fundraising Day this Saturday, 25 August 2018.

They are raising funds for our Aussie farmers and communities, who are struggling through another devastating severe drought.

Olympic gold medallist Kyle Chalmers OAM, and […]

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My little seed garden

My Little Seed Garden | Collect Seeds with the Advertiser/Sunday Mail | 25 Aug – 8 Sep 2018

[ August 25, 2018 to September 8, 2018. ]
My Little Seed Garden
The latest children’s collectable, ‘My Little Seed Garden’ will be available to collect with the Advertiser or Sunday Mail.
Simply purchase a copy of the Advertiser or Sunday Mail and receive your first FREE Basil Growing Kit and Collectors Tray. Then each day, collect a new growing kit including seeds, soil pellet and […]

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Meet and Greet V8 Supercars Drivers | Murray Bridge | 23 Aug 2018

[ August 23, 2018; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ]
Meet and Greet V8 Supercars Drivers
Meet and get autographs from some of the V8 Supercars Drivers.
Murray Bridge Marketplace partnering with The Bend Motorsport Park and V8Supercars brings a V8 Supercars Driver Autograph Signing Session from 5:30 to 6:30pm on Thursday 23 August 2018. This will be a one off chance to meet some of the Supercars […]

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Mercedes College - The Right Environment in the Early Years

Mercedes College | The Right Environment for Early Years

Establishing Lifelong Learners
Set in a single location at the base of the Adelaide Foothills, Mercedes College is one of few South Australian schools to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) from Reception to Year 12. Mercedes presents a wealth of opportunities to nurture and challenge students, and enables continuity of learning across their entire schooling.
Junior School students […]

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Barossa Gourmet Weekend | 31 Aug – 2 Sep 2018

[ August 31, 2018 to September 2, 2018. ]
2018 Barossa Gourmet Weekend
Spring will provide the perfect setting as Barossa Gourmet Weekend returns in 2018 boasting an even greater celebration of the region’s seasonal wine, food and experiences. The three-day event features 32 events, including seven Gourmet Trail events, and showcases authentic regional food of provenance sourced from local producers and accompanied by quality […]

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Cyber Safety and Security Presentation | Aldgate | 20 Aug 2018

[ August 20, 2018; 7:00 pm; ]
Cyber Safety and Security Presentation
All parents, grandparents and anyone who spends time with children are welcome to attend a presentation about internet safety and security.  This is a free event hosted by Hills Baptist at Aldgate.
The speaker will be Senior Constable Libby Bruce, who works in the Crime Prevention Section of the SA Police Force.

The session […]

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Watch & Taste Sarj’s Cooking on The Chefs’ Line | Bowden | 20 Aug 2018

[ August 20, 2018; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
SA’s own Sarjit McLinton (‘Sarj’) will feature on Monday’s edition of The Chef’s Line on SBS Monday 20 August at 6pm, where she will pitch her home-grown culinary skills against other home-cooks and Chefs from the Melbourne restaurant, Atta.
Sarj was chosen by SBS earlier this year to appear on Indian Week. The reality show carries over […]

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The Art Parlour Pop Up Art Market | Port Noarlunga | 19 Aug 2018

[ August 19, 2018; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
The Art Parlour Pop Up Art Market at The Arts Centre in Port Noarlunga
This event is a one off pop up style winter warmer market in the heart of Port Noarlunga for Fleurieu living artists wishing to sell their wares to celebrate creative diversity during the month of SALA.

The Art Parlour Pop Up Art Market aims […]

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Book Week Fun with ‘Tom Kruse’ the Outback Mailman | Bunnings | 19 Aug 2018

[ August 19, 2018; 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. ]
Book Week Fun with ‘Tom Kruse’ the Outback Mailman
The National Motor Museum is heading to Bunnings Warehouse at Windsor Gardens to host activity sessions for the 2018 Book Week. Explore the work of ‘Tom the Outback Mailman’ and see the scale model mail truck!

As part of Book Week the National Motor Museum will visit Bunnings […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day at the Adelaide Central Market | 17 Aug 2018

[ August 17, 2018; 11:00 am; ]
The Adelaide Central Market is helping the RSCPA raise awareness of its annual Cupcake Day campaign with a special cooking demo featuring 2018 Masterchef contestant Kristen Sheffield on Friday 17 August.
Kristen will demonstrate how to bake and decorate cupcakes while also sharing other baking tips and tricks at the Community Kitchen in the Gouger Dining Area from 11am.
Cupcakes […]

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Brain Food | National Science Week | 19 Aug 2018

[ August 19, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Have you ever wanted to know more about how the brain works? Fancy a tour through a Mega Body? Keen to chat with local neuroscientists over a bite to eat?
On Sunday, 19 August from 3.30pm – 5.30pm the University of Adelaide is hosting Brain Food, a Big Science Adelaide event held by the Faculty of Health […]

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Marvel Studios – The First Ten Years Film Festival | 19 Aug – 15 Sep 2018

[ August 19, 2018 to September 15, 2018. ]
Marvel Studios – The First Ten Years Film Festival
Join Hoyts in celebrating the 10-Year anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a Film Festival featuring the Marvel Studios’ most iconic films. Marvel Studios’ 10th anniversary celebrations cover an impressive decade of Marvel Studios’ blockbusters released from 2008.

The epic line up of Marvel Studios films will […]

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Autism-friendly Family Morning | National Science Week | South Australian Museum | 18 Aug 2018

[ August 18, 2018; 8:00 am to 10:00 am. ]
Autism-friendly Family Morning – National Science Week
During National Science Week, children with autism and their families can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum, as well as participating in science and craft activities.
Designed specifically for children with autism and their families, this is a unique morning experience. Before the South Australian Museum opens […]

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Latitude 18+ ‘Big Kids Take Over’ | Aug 2018 | Review

Latitude Big Kids Takeover | Review
For anyone who has ever spent time sitting in the Latitude cafe wondering why the kids get to have all the fun – this one’s for you.
Getting ready for a Saturday night out without the kids usually involves a little bit of makeup, some fancy shoes and possibly some panadol […]

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FruChoc Appreciation Day | Rundle Mall | 24 Aug 2018

[ August 24, 2018; ]
FruChoc Appreciation Day 2018
Calling all FruChocaholics and sweet tooths alike! Celebrate FruChocs Appreciation Day on Friday August 24 in Rundle Mall with a whole day choc-a-block full of prizes and giveaways galore.
Head to Gawler Place in Rundle Mall from 10:30am for what promises to be a fun-filled day with free activities including balloon artists, face […]

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Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground Now Open | Aug 2018

City of Marion’s newest playspace – Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground – is officially open
In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground has been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and includes elements for a broad range of disabilities. The playground is situated at Hendrie Street Reserve in Park Holme (just behind […]

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Park of the Month – Sturt Gorge Recreation Park | Aug 2018

August Park of the Month – Sturt Gorge Recreation Park
South Australia’s Sturt Gorge Recreation Park is internationally recognised as an area of conservation and geological significance. A beautiful place to explore, the park is a popular destination for mountain bike riding and hiking with an amazing network of new shared-use trails.  This month you can […]

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How to Check Your Child’s Instagram On Your Phone

How to check your child’s Instagram account easily
If you have a child with an Instagram account you will need to keep an eye on their activity. Yes you can follow their feed to see what they post and read the comments, but this doesn’t show you everything. The best way to see what’s going on […]

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Book Week Treasure Island Model Making Workshops | Payneham Library | 18 Aug 2018

[ August 18, 2018; ]
Make your own Treasure Island for Book Week 2018!
The theme for Book Week 2018 is ‘Find Your Treasure’, and to celebrate Payneham Library are running some workshops with model makers extraordinaire Miniature Worlds.
These creative workshops will provide children with all the materials and help they need to create their own miniature world of wonder.
Hands on […]

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Ended: WIN a Kytons Prize Pack, Fundraising Gift Hamper and Royal Adelaide Show Tickets | Aug 2018

WIN a Kytons Prize Pack, Fundraising Gift Hamper and Tickets to the Royal Adelaide Show
This year, Kytons celebrates 80 years of baking quality products for South Australians and Kytons would love to give you and your community the gifts!
Kytons is giving away 5 great Prize Packs which include an assortment of delicious goodies for the winners […]

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 26 Aug 2018

[ August 26, 2018; ]
Adelaide Zoo’s Annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic
If you go down to Adelaide Zoo on Sunday 26 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 […]

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Better Reading Top 50 Kids’ Books & Dymocks Kids’ Top 51 Books | 2018

Better Reading Top 50 Kids’ Books – 2018 Results
Better Reading aims to be a source of independent book recommendations for Australian readers and their families. Brought to you by Cheryl Akle and the team behind Get Reading! and The Book Circle, Better Reading is all about sharing great stories and helping people discover new books […]

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Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | Findon | 26 Aug 2018

[ August 26, 2018; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Experience the fun and magic of science in action at the Oliphant Science Awards Open Day
There will be several engaging Science Shows including presentations by Mobile Science Education, Robogals Adelaide, Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary, Engineers Without Borders SA, The Young Scientists of South Australia, James’ Travelling Magic Show and Nature Education Centre.
Get hands-on with the Come & Try stations from Southern Bricks Lego […]

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Salisbury Writers’ Festival Opening Night | 24 Aug 2018

[ August 24, 2018; 6:00 pm; ]
Salisbury Writers’ Festival 2018 Opening Night
Featuring children’s author, Phil Cummings.
The jam-packed Salisbury Writers’ Festival opening and awards evening will include the announcement of the winners of the Salisbury Writers’ Festival short story competition and guest author Phil Cummings.

The Salisbury Writers’ Festival is for writing enthusiasts and book lovers to interact in a variety of panels […]

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Parents in Education Week | Free Parenting Seminars | 28-30 Aug 2018

[ August 28, 2018; 7:00 pm; August 29, 2018; 7:00 pm; August 30, 2018; 7:00 pm; ]
Parents in Education Week – Free Parenting Seminars
The Parents in Education (PiE) Week speaker program is a series of FREE parenting seminars presented by education experts.
Each seminar is different, but they all focus on the importance of getting involved in your child’s learning from birth through school. You’ll also get some practical advice about how […]

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AFL Super Round | Port Adelaide vs Essendon | Kids in FREE | Adelaide Oval | 24 Aug 2018

[ August 24, 2018; 7:20 pm; ]
AFL Super Round | Kids in FREE
The final round of the 2018 season sees the return of the Super Round – a round of footy designed by kids, for kids.
For the final round of the 2018 AFL season, kids under 15 get in FREE, plus there’ll be $3 pies right up until the ball is […]

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Supporting our Farmers During the Drought | 2018

Supporting our Farmers During the Drought
By now, you will most likely have read, heard or seen stories describing the terrible drought affecting a significant portion of Australia.
You can see how devastating the extent of the drought is in the Bureau of Meterology’s recent map of Australia highlighting rainfall deficiencies across Australia from April 2018 to July […]

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Steamranger Heritage Rail Mystery Tour | 12 Aug 2018

[ August 12, 2018; ]
It’s Mystery Tour time again!
Join Steamranger Heritage Railway on Sunday 12 August as they take you on a journey….where to? Even they don’t know!
Enjoy a day’s outing with plenty of varied scenery, together with some history of a bygone era.

Tour departs Mt Barker at 10am, returns by 5.15pm. Fare includes all travel, morning tea and lunch […]

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Buy a Bale of Hay Bunnings Warehouse Sausage Sizzle | National Drought Relief Fundraising | 10 Aug 2018

[ August 10, 2018; ]
Bunnings National Drought Relief Fundraising Sausage Sizzle
Bunnings is supporting Rural Aid’s Buy a Bale Campaign by running sausage sizzles at all Bunnings stores. Help farmers as awareness grows of the devastating effects of the drought that has affected much of the state.
Due to an overwhelming response from their customers, Bunnings Warehouse has announced all SA […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show | 31 Aug – 9 Sep 2018

Win A Family Pass to the Royal Adelaide Show 2018
As always there’s plenty to get excited about at this year’s Royal Adelaide Show. Taking in two full weekends and running for ten days in total, this year’s Show promises to be bigger and better than ever.
Show bags, rides, games, animals, exhibitions, entertainment and delicious food all […]

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EJ Whitten Legends Game | Adelaide Oval | 31 Aug 2018

[ August 31, 2018; 7:25 pm; ]
EJ Whitten Legends Game
Celebrate the life of the legendary Ted Whitten and raise awareness for men’s health.
A collection of the AFL’s greatest retired champions will take to the field when the Chemist Warehouse EJ Whitten Legends Game returns for its 23rd year on Friday 31 August, 2018 at Adelaide Oval.

For the 2018 Game, The EJ […]

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Pakapakanthi Parkrun Launch | Victoria Park | 4 Aug 2018

[ August 4, 2018; 7:45 am; ]
Pakapakanthi Parkrun Launch
The launch of South Australia’s newest Parkrun is on Saturday 4 August at Victoria Park.  Everyone is invited to join in the fun – kids and dogs included.  Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are welcome.

Pakapakanthi Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5 kilometre walk/jog/run at 8am every Saturday morning, organised […]

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OTR SuperSprint | The Bend Motorsport Park | 24-26 Aug 2018

[ August 24, 2018 to August 26, 2018. ]
The 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship will be making its way to The Bend Motorsport Park in South Australia on the 24-26 August, 2018.  It will be a SuperSprint event taking place on The Bend Motorsport Park’s 4.95km International Circuit.
The Bend Motorsport Park is one of the most significant developments in Australian motorsport history. A state-of-the-art, […]

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SALA on Saturday on Goodwood Road | 25 Aug 2018

[ August 25, 2018; ]
SALA on Saturday on Goodwood Road
There’s a great array of art along Goodwood Road during August for SALA Festival, and SALA on Saturday will wrap up SALA Month with free kid’s art activities on the footpath between Rosa Street and Gilbert Street.

Between 10.30am and 2pm there will be face painting, art and craft, balloon art, community art […]

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Disney Classics Film Festival | Reading Cinemas | 4-26 Aug 2018

[ August 4, 2018; 10:00 am; August 5, 2018; 10:00 am; August 11, 2018; 10:00 am; August 12, 2018; 10:00 am; August 18, 2018; 10:00 am; August 19, 2018; 10:00 am; August 25, 2018; 10:00 am; August 26, 2018; 10:00 am; ]

Disney Classics Film Festival
Reading Cinemas is bringing your all-time favourite Disney Classics back to the big screen in August.
Each weekend from 4th to 26th of August, your local Reading Cinema will feature a popular Disney Classic film the whole family can enjoy. All screenings are at the family friendly time of 10am and all tickets are priced […]

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