august 2019 Articles

Big Market Adventures on Saturdays | Adelaide Central Market | 3-31 Aug 2019

[ August 3, 2019; August 10, 2019; August 17, 2019; August 24, 2019; August 31, 2019; ]
Big Market Adventures on Saturdays at the Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market will be holding free activities for kids on Saturdays during the month of August.  Participation in all workshops will be free and bookings are not required, however numbers will be limited so be sure to arrive early to ensure a spot.  Activities […]

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Dignity Drive | Share the Dignity | August 2019

Dignity Drive – Donate Pads & Tampons
Dignity Drive started in March 2015 when Rochelle Courtenay asked friends to help her collect pads and tampons to help out local homeless in her area of Brisbane. That first small collection led to the birth of Share the Dignity and their bi-annual #DignityDrives.
Every April and August they ask […]

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Encouraging Emotional Honesty in Boys

What boys need to hear: How the ways we talk to – and don’t talk to – boys affects them | Free Presentation | 6 Aug 2019

[ August 6, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
What Boys Need to Hear – Encouraging Emotional Honesty in our Sons
Giving boys “permission” to express their feelings can help to prevent depression, aggression and addiction as they grow into men, according to a leading visiting educator.
World-respected authority on masculinity, Professor Andrew Reiner, will visit Prince Alfred College next week where he will present a […]

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Adelaide’s Start at the Gallery Celebrates 10 Years | Art Gallery of SA | 4 Aug 2019

[ August 4, 2019; ]
Start at the Gallery – Celebrating 10 Years
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s FREE family fun day, Start, celebrates 10 years this Sunday 4 August 2019.
Over the past decade, more than 86,500 visitors have enjoyed art-led experiences at 120 monthly events, encountered more than 100 exhibitions and displays, and explored culture and art through art-inspired […]

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Little Tennis Stars Have Moved to a New Location | St Morris | July 2019

Little Tennis Stars Have Moved to a New Location in 2019
Little Tennis Stars, an Adelaide based organisation coaching children’s tennis, has recently moved to a new location and now calls Holmesdale Tennis Club in St Morris home.
Founder and director Didi Paronis specialises in training young children with a learning through play methodology. As well as […]

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a dogs journey

Ended: WIN Tickets to A Dog’s Journey | In Cinemas 15 Aug 2019

A Dog’s Journey | In Cinemas 15 August 2019

“Some friendships transcend lifetimes.”

In A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dog’s Purpose, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, and the people he loves, to places they never imagined.
Bailey (voiced again by Josh […]

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Book Week Celebrations at Norwood, Payneham & St Peters Libraries | 17-25 Aug 2019

[ August 17, 2019 to August 25, 2019. ]
Book Week Celebrations at the Norwood, Payneham & St Peters Libraries
Exciting things are happening for Book Week 2019 at the Norwood, Payneham & St Peters Library Service! The theme for Children’s Book Week 2019 is ‘Reading is my Secret Power’, and there are a range of super fun activities on to celebrate.
Payneham Library | Sunday […]

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Royal Adelaide Show | 30 Aug – 8 Sep 2019

[ August 30, 2019 to September 8, 2019. ]
Royal Adelaide Show 2019
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.
The 2019 Royal Adelaide Show, opening Friday 30 August and closing on Sunday 8 September, will showcase […]

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A to Zoo Preschool Program | Term 3 | Adelaide Zoo | Jul-Sep 2019

A to Zoo Preschool Program – Term 3 starts week beginning Monday 29 July 2019
Know a 2 – 4 year old who is WILD about animals? Join Adelaide Zoo for A to Zoo!
The eight-week early learning program A to Zoo is back for your cheeky monkeys to enjoy during Term 3.   For ages two to […]

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Adelaide Roller Derby Grand Final | Adelaide Showground | 3 Aug 2019

[ August 3, 2019; 4:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Roller Derby Grand Final 2019
Double header: Mile Die Club v Salty Dolls & Road Train Rollers v Wild Hearses
2019 has been an exciting and game changing season. With strong development across all teams, both games could go to anyone. With one victory against each other on the scoreboard, both the Mile Die Club (reigning […]

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Daffodil Day | Cancer Council | 23 Aug 2019

[ August 23, 2019; ]
The Daffodil gives us hope.  Research is saving lives.
This August, join thousands of others across the country to unite and raise funds that give hope and save lives.
Cancer Council SA is urging South Australians to show their support for the Daffodil Day Appeal this August by donating to life-saving research to give more than hope […]

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 25 Aug 2019

[ August 25, 2019; ]
Adelaide Zoo’s Annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Grab your favourite teddy bear and picnic blanket and join the Adelaide Zoo for a fun-filled family day out at their Teddy Bears’ Picnic.
Throw out your blanket on the central lawns and enjoy a host of free activities for your little ones including free bubbles thanks to AGL Energy, face […]

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Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony | Montague Farm Estate | 18 Aug 2019

[ August 19, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Vietnam Veterans Day 2019
Held on the anniversary of the battle of Long Tan.
The Montague Farm Estate has been dedicated to all Australians who served, suffered and died in the Vietnam War.
Of the 521 Australian servicemen killed in the war, 58 of them were from South Australia and the majority of them have been recognised in […]

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Cold Plunge | Glenelg | 25 Aug 2019

[ August 25, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
2019 Cold Plunge hosted by Rotary Club of Glenelg and The Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club
Join the Rotary Club of Glenelg and The Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club as they plunge into the sea at Glenelg to raise much needed funds for the Adelaide Homeless.

They are hoping to raise $15,000 for those doing it tough […]

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OTR SuperSprint | The Bend Motorsport Park | Tailem Bend | 23-25 Aug 2019

[ August 23, 2019 to August 25, 2019. ]  
OTR SuperSprint at The Bend Motorsport Park
After a spectacular inaugural event, the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship returns to battle it out at The Bend Motorsport Park in 2019.
Each grandstand will be supported by superscreens with improved viewing for 2019. General admission once again includes free paddock access plus their new fleet of karts will be […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day | Bake to Fight Animal Cruelty | 19 Aug 2019

[ August 19, 2019; ]
RSPCA Cupcake Day – Bake to fight animal cruelty
Baking for an amazing paws – the sweetest way to bake change
Are you ready to get your bake on? Cupcake Day will be returning on Monday 19 August 2019, so grab your apron and preheat those ovens – it’s time to take a stand against animal cruelty.

It […]

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SA Variety Bash | Mawson Lakes to Murray Bridge | 10-17 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 17, 2019. ]
SA Variety Bash 2019 – Mawson Lakes to Murray Bridge
The 2019 SA Variety Bash will be departing from Codan (Mawson Lakes) on Saturday 10 August and finishing eight days later on 17 August in Murray Bridge. On this year’s event, the entrants will be taken on numerous interesting tracks and through many private properties, seeing […]

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Love Your Bookshop Day | 10 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019; ]
Love Your Bookshop Day
This year bookshops across Australia are throwing a party and you are invited!
Love Your Bookshop Day is a chance to celebrate what makes your local bookshop great. Whether it’s for their amazing staff, their carefully curated range or specialisation or a must-see events program, they encourage you to visit your favourite bookshop […]

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Dollhouse Miniatures Festival | Woodville | 10 & 11 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
Festival of Dollhouses and Miniatures
The South Australian Miniature Enthusiasts (SAME) are holding their 34th Annual Festival of Dollhouses and Miniatures.
The festival is an interesting and cute exhibition of dollhouses and scale miniatures, including market stalls and demonstrations, local artists and hobbyists.  The event is run annually by the South Australian Miniature Enthusiasts, with stallholders invited […]

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Book Week 2019 – Reading is My Secret Power | Book Week Costume Ideas | 17-23 Aug 2019

[ August 17, 2019 to August 23, 2019. ]
CBCA Book Week 2019
Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature and you will often see children’s book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays.
Throughout the year, the Children’s […]

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MS readathon

MS Readathon | 1-31 Aug 2019

[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
MS Readathon 2019
The MS Readathon inspires kids to read as much as they can, all for an incredible cause. The rules are simple. Read whatever you like, as much as you can, in August.
This year’s MS Readathon will be a magical quest, and the adventure kicks off on 1 August and wraps up on 31 […]

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Muddy Puddle Walk | Save the Children | Aug 2019

[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
Muddy Puddle Walk
The Muddy Puddle Walk raises funds for Save the Children Australia and will be held during August for 2019.
This August, join thousands of people around Australia and organise your own Muddy Puddle Walk with your friends, family or early learning centre in your backyard, local park, beach or inside a playroom. By fundraising […]

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Football Star Academy Launch | Linden Park Primary School | 10 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019; ]
Football Star Academy Launch
Football Star Academy will launch in Adelaide at Linden Park Primary school on Saturday 10 August 2019, featuring fun football (soccer) activities and free clinics for kids.
Football Star Academy is proud to bring their award-winning soccer programs to Adelaide for the first time. Founded in Victoria in 2002, Football Star Academy (FSA) […]

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Gawler Show 2019

Gawler Show | SA’s Biggest Country Show | 24-25 Aug 2019

[ August 24, 2019; August 25, 2019; ]
Gawler Show 2019
The Gawler Show is South Australia’s largest regional show.
The 163rd Gawler Show will be held at the Gawler Showgrounds on Saturday 24 August and Sunday 25 August 2019. This year’s Gawler Show is set to have over 200 traders and food trucks, 2000+ competition entries, loads of free entertainment for the kids, three […]

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CafeSmart | Action Against Homelessness | 9 Aug 2019

[ August 9, 2019; ]
CafeSmart – Action Against Homelessness
CafeSmart unites the community over our favourite brew to help fund local homeless services.
On Friday 9 August 2019 drink a coffee (or two) and chip in a little extra to help fund vital local homeless services in your neighbourhood.

Hundreds of coffee roasters and cafes around Australia will team up and donate […]

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Jeans for Genes Day | 2 Aug 2019

[ August 2, 2019; ]
Jeans for Genes Day 2019 will be held on Friday, 2nd of August.
Now in its 26th year, Jeans for Genes is the iconic fundraising campaign of Children’s Medical Research Institute.
Kids just want to be kids, but instead of playing sports with their friends or catching butterflies on a sunny day, some kids are getting liver […]

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Kuitpo Forest Trail Running SA Series | 4 Aug 2019

[ August 4, 2019; ]
Kuitpo Forest Trail Running SA Series – Race 3
The Kuitpo Forest event is the third race in the 2019 TRSA Series. You don’t need to be a series competitor to enter – all are welcome.
With 3 courses in 2019, this event will take participants through an amazing mix of scenic pine plantations and native bush […]

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Illuminart at Wallaroo Silos | Port to Port SALA Festival | 16 Aug 2019

[ August 16, 2019; ]
Illuminart at Wallaroo Silos
On Friday 16 August 2019, Wallaroo and the Copper Coast will feature as part of Illuminart’s ‘Port to Port’ SALA Festival projection tour.
The show is called ‘Port to Port’ and comprises content about stories of the South Australian ports, mosquito fleet and great grain race.  The projection show will also include local artists […]

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SALA Festival | 1-31 August 2019

[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
SALA Festival 2019 & Introducing SALA Parlour
The SALA Festival is an annual celebration of South Australian living visual artists. Held every August, thousands of artists exhibit in hundreds of venues throughout metropolitan and regional South Australia.
The extraordinary range of exhibition venues means that you can find art just about anywhere around SA, from traditional galleries […]

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Wizardry High Tea | Stamford Plaza Adelaide | 18 Aug 2019

[ August 18, 2019; 2:00 pm; ]
Wizardry High Tea
The Wizardry High Tea is back again by popular demand at Stamford Plaza Adelaide.
Wizards and witches; gather your hats, brooms and wands and make your way to the Stamford Plaza Adelaide Wizardry High Tea for a magical afternoon filled with delicious sweet and savoury treats.

Enjoy a Wizard’s Brew on arrival, and a visit […]

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Dreams of Air & Flight by ASO | Adelaide Town Hall | 2 Aug 2019

[ August 2, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Dreams of Air & Flight
The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra continues its tradition of concerts for young and old inspired by glorious picture books.
This soaring family concert inspired by FArTHER – the beautiful and poignant story by Grahame Baker-Smith about a young boy bewitched by his father’s unrelenting passion to fly – features music by Paul Rissmann […]

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Giveaways Galore at Dymocks Hyde Park | 11 Jul – 5 Aug 2019

[ July 11, 2019 to August 5, 2019. ]
Giveaways Galore at Dymocks Hyde Park
While the pavers are being pulled up and King William Road is becoming the most beautiful street in Adelaide, every day is giveaway day at Dymocks Hyde Park
Dymocks at Hyde Park have loads of hurt books and lovely gift items for you, thanks to their wonderful publishers. Just pop in-store […]

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Walk A Mile In My Boots | Hutt St Centre Adelaide | 9 Aug 2019

[ August 9, 2019; 7:00 am; ]
Walk a Mile in My Boots for the Hutt St Centre
Go together with friends, families, and colleagues to walk a mile in the boots of a person facing homelessness in South Australia by walking one mile on a cold, winter’s morning.

Hutt St Centre’s Walk a Mile in My Boots event provides South Australians the opportunity […]

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Karate Kid & Karate Kid II Double Feature | Cult At The Capri | 11 August 2019

[ August 11, 2019; 2:00 pm; ]
Karate Kid & Karate Kid II – Cult at the Capri
The Karate Kid was released 35 years ago and was an instant commercial success and pop culture phenomenon. It delivered everything from quotable phrases to iconic imagery and inspirational life lessons. Definitely a double to share with the next generation on the big screen, where […]

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the alphabet of awesome science

The Alphabet of Awesome Science: Water! | FREE Theatre Show | National Science Week | 10 & 11 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
The Alphabet of Awesome Science: Water!
Join professors Lexi Con and Noel Edge for a thrilling voyage through the alphabet – where BIG words inspire BIG science.
This alphabetical, scientifical duo are thrilled to be teaming up with SA Water for a sleek and slippery water-infused iteration of their award-winning, critically acclaimed cracker of a show. It’s […]

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REM + Tuition: Unlock Potential | Term 3

REM+ Tuition: Unlock Potential. Get Results.
REM+ Tuition’s mission is to create positive futures through supporting and motivating students, and developing their confidence in ways that schools can’t.
What makes REM+ Tuition different is that students learn in small classes of no more than than six children, where they receive face-to-face tuition from highly skilled and specialist […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Play School Live in Concert: Humpty’s Showtime | 10-18 Aug 2019

Win Tickets to Play School Live in Concert – Humpty’s Showtime
Touring in Adelaide from Saturday 10 August to Sunday 18 August 2019
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.
There are starring roles for Jemima, Big Ted, Little Ted and […]

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Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter | 2019

[ June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
Top 12 Family Friendly things to do during Winter with Kids in Adelaide
As we head into the cold 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 […]

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Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival | 23 & 24 Aug 2019

[ August 23, 2019; ]
Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival 2019
The 2019 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.
The Hahndorf Academy grounds will be transformed into a colourful and dynamic space, […]

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Barossa Medieval Fair | Tanunda | 10 & 11 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
Barossa Medieval Fair 2019
Set in the beautiful Barossa Valley this medieval period based event showcases the artisans, techniques, fighting and lives lived in medieval times.
Held on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August, enjoy a trip back to medieval Europe and cheer on your favourite knights as they fight for the honour of their kingdom and […]

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