august 2020 Articles
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COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions in SA | 3 Aug 2020

COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions from 5 August 2020
Premier Steven Marshall today announced new restrictions which will start as of Wednesday 5 August. At-home gatherings will be restricted from 50 to 10 people and patrons must be seated at licensed pubs and clubs The new restrictions are being introduced in response to a further 2 […]

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Our Stories | Something on Saturday | 4 Aug – 25 Sep 2020

[ August 4, 2020 to September 25, 2020. ]
Our Stories – Dreamtime Stories for Children
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday
Three storytellers from Aboriginal language groups across South Australia are sharing their cultural knowledge as part of a free online experience presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday program.
Available from 4 August 2020, Our Stories invites viewers to take a seat around […]

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Willunga Almond Blossoms | In Bloom Now | Aug 2020

Willunga Almond Blossoms 
The 2020 Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been postponed until November. However, visitors can still enjoy the blossom trees in and around Willunga which have already started blossoming.
2020 Willunga Almond Blossom Festival 20-22 November – READ MORE HERE
There are a variety of almond blossom trees in and around Willunga. Some are blossoming now, some […]

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Burnside UNBOUND: Trent Cucchiarelli | LEGO/Toy Collecting Webinar | 6 Aug 2020

[ August 6, 2020; ]
Burnside UNBOUND: Trent Cucchiarelli – Webinar
The Burnside Library are excited that reality TV star, podcaster, and collector Trent Cucchiarelli will be joining them for a discussion about his recent experiences on the small screen and his passion for toy collecting.

Trent will join LIVE in the library and the discussion will be streamed online.
CLICK HERE TO […]

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The Yellow Brick Road | The Show at Home | From 17 Aug 2020

[ August 17, 2020 to September 13, 2020. ]
The Yellow Brick Road
The Yellow Brick Road is a regular family favourite at the Royal Adelaide Show that has run for over 30 years.
It has become part of Show tradition for many over this time. With the Show launching their “The Show at Home” website on 17 August, you can support SA businesses on the Yellow […]

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Park of the Month – Encounter Marine Park & Granite Island Recreation Park | Aug 2020

National Parks & Wildlife Service South Australia Park of the Month for August 2020 – Encounter Marine Park and Granite Island Recreation Park
With each Park of the Month there will be a variety of events for everyone to enjoy, with many of them free to attend. You can learn more about a park direct from […]

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Winter Magic Ice Skating in Noarlunga | Weekend Sessions | Winter 2020

Pop up Ice Skating Rink in Adelaide this Winter
The pop up ice rink that opened for the July school holidays in Noarlunga Central has decided to stay open and continue to offer ice skating for families every weekend for the rest of winter, with sessions starting from 10am each Saturday and Sunday.

For many winters we’ve had […]

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Pyjamas Needed | Backpacks 4 SA Kids | Winter 2020

Donations of pyjamas are desperately needed by Backpacks 4 SA Kids
Pyjamas are one important item that Backpacks 4 SA Kids are always struggling to maintain in their stock levels.  They put a brand new pair of pyjamas in every backpack and this can be the first time a child has ever had a pair of their […]

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Pom Pom Art Space | Carclew | Davoren Park | Reopening 1 Aug 2020

Carclew’s Pom Pom returns in Term 3!
Carclew are delighted to advise that our treasured Pom Pom studio will re-open for face-to-face delivery on Saturday 1 August 2020.
Pom Pom is a contemporary art space dedicated to engaging children (up to 12 years) and their families. Located in Davoren Park in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, Pom Pom offers hands-on creative workshops delivered by leading […]

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Showbags at OTR Stores | From 29 Jul 2020

Photo By Kelly Barnes
Showbags at OTR Stores
South Australians will be able to pick up a favourite showbag from their local OTR store.
We may not be able to attend the show this year, but shoppers will be able to experience a little bit of show magic by picking up a favourite showbag from their local OTR […]

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Book Your Own Cinema | Event Cinemas | Book Before 14 Aug 2020

[ July 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ]
Book Your Own Cinema – Event Cinemas 
For a limited time only, you can book your own cinema for just $500 (T&Cs apply) with Event Cinema’s special private booking package.
This offer will be available until 14 August 2020. This is perfect for events like birthdays/anniversaries, date nights, social clubs, staff rewards and corporate clients. 

This private booking […]

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Barossa Valley Chocolate Company | Hot Chocolate Month | Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company – Hot Chocolate Month
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is bringing back Hot Chocolate Month this August. 
With eight tantalising Hot Chocolate flavours, there is no better way to beat the winter blue’s while satisfying your chocolate cravings. With two new flavours being announced each week, the first weekend kicks off with Go For […]

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Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft

 
Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft
Kids are often fascinated by all things related to outer space and astronomy. Help teach your kids about the Moon with this cool Moon phase activity, complete with a Moon phase worksheet!
This activity involves creating a ‘moon phase slider’. You’ll be able to move the slider to expose different […]

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Coles Little Treehouse Collectables | Mini Books to Collect at Coles | Starts 29 Jul 2020

Coles Little Treehouse Little Book Collectables
Coles has announced a new range of free collectables for kids available from Wednesday 29 July 2020.
The range of 29 pocket-sized books has been created by best-selling Treehouse author Andy Griffiths and illustrator Terry Denton, inspired by the award-winning Treehouse book collection, with stories based on the characters from the popular […]

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Weekend Roller Skating | St Clair Recreation Centre | Woodville

Weekend Roller Skating at the St Clair Recreation Centre
The St Clair Roller Skating Rink hosts public roller skating sessions, roller discos and birthday parties.
​The St Clair $26 million revitalised St Clair Recreation Centre opened its doors in November 2018.  The six-court stadium, the largest in South Australia, includes a 24/7 gymnasium, café, function and meeting […]

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Curtain Up: Her Majesty’s Theatre Tour | 20 Aug – 29 Dec 2020

[ August 20, 2020; August 25, 2020; September 1, 2020; September 8, 2020; September 15, 2020; September 22, 2020; September 29, 2020; October 6, 2020; October 13, 2020; October 20, 2020; October 27, 2020; November 3, 2020; November 10, 2020; November 17, 2020; November 24, 2020; December 1, 2020; December 8, 2020; December 15, 2020; December 22, 2020; ]
Curtain Up: Her Majesty’s Theatre Tour
Her Majesty’s Theatre, or The Maj as she’s fondly known, is truly a world class theatre, having just unveiled a $66million redevelopment in June 2020. Located on Grote Street in Adelaide’s Chinatown Precinct, The Maj is managed by Adelaide Festival Centre, making her a part of the family that is […]

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SALA Festival | August 2020

South Australian Living Artists Festival 2020
The 23rd South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival celebrates South Australia’s visual artists throughout August. The 2020 program is a dynamic mix of exhibitions with over 5500 artists participating in over 500 exhibitions across Adelaide, throughout regional SA and online.
Australia’s largest community based open access visual arts festival will run […]

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Your Wild Child Book | Wild Imagination | Presale Dates 19 Jul – 8 Sep 2020

[ July 24, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Your Wild Child Book Presale – More Nature Play Activities for Kids
Following on from the success of the first book by Brooke Davis, Your Wild Imagination, comes Your Wild Child – a new book for families to enjoy. 
Full of new and interesting nature based activities for children aged 2-12 years, this practical and easy to […]

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Easy Walks & Bushwalks around Adelaide with Kids

Easy Walks & Bushwalks around Adelaide with Kids
Bushwalking and walking outdoors is a great way to spend time as a family, talking, relaxing, and it’s a great way to reduce stress. There are so many fantastic places to explore in Adelaide and around South Australia. 
Some walks are more suited to prams and toddlers as they […]

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Park Lands Treasure Trail | City of Adelaide | 20 Jul – 1 Sep 2020

Adelaide Park Lands Treasure Trail
Explore and uncover treasured tales of Adelaide
Explore the Adelaide Park Lands for a chance to win a share of $3,000 in prizes, including a lifetime Adelaide Zoo membership. 
This City of Adelaide competition is all about getting out and about – you will need to go on a short city adventure to […]

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MS Readathon | Embark on an Epic Adventure | Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
MS Readathon – Embark on an epic adventure this August!
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, during the entire month of August. This year’s MS Readathon will be a magical quest, and the […]

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Sydney Science Trail | Interactive Virtual Science Experience | 15 Aug – 15 Sep 2020

[ August 15, 2020 to September 15, 2020. ]
Sydney Science Trail interactive virtual science experience
The Sydney Science Trail is a FREE online virtual science experience that is available to all children around Australia.
From tiny adventures in the microverse, to a deep-dive into underwater robotics, to a scavenger hunt across Australia and live-panel discussions with some of the country’s biggest names in science such […]

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Deep Blue Treasure Hunt | National Science Week | 8 Aug – 8 Sep 2020

[ August 8, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Deep Blue Treasure Hunt – National Science Week
The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt offers hands-on, marine-based activities that will help families get to know their local coastlines.
Using the app, families will explore their local beaches, go treasure hunting and use science and art to learn how to look after the ocean environments.
Around 20 activities have been […]

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Adelaide Planetarium Reopening | UniSA Mawson Lakes Campus | 1 Aug 2020

Adelaide Planetarium Reopening at UniSA Mawson Lakes 
The Adelaide Planetarium is reopening to the public from Saturday 1 August 2020.  Saturday Sessions will take you on a captivating journey across the universe.

The Adelaide Planetarium’s highly experienced astronomers will guide you through constellations, the solar system and beyond. Marvel at the immense scale of the universe and […]

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Market Minis | Adelaide Central Market | Term 3 2020

Market Minis at the Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market’s FREE program, Market Minis has been designed to help the littlest Market goers to understand more about the food they eat. 
The dietitian-designed program is delivered in a fun and engaging way by the team from Sprout and will help young Market kids to glow, go […]

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Neo Home Game Free & Online | Art Gallery of South Australia | 15 Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020; ]
Log on for a huge night of all things teen-led and local at Neo Home Game.
Neo, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated program for teens, is launching its third digital event. Home Game, presenting a program of teen talks, creative online labs, and artworks in their first ever exhibition, all in celebration of the South […]

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The Show @ Home | Royal Adelaide Show | 17 Aug – 13 Sep 2020

[ August 17, 2020 to September 13, 2020. ]
#TheShowAtHome – Virtual Royal Adelaide Show 2020
The Show @ Home will feature a range of activities, online demonstrations and shopping opportunities, all presented online and on social media.
Whilst they are unable to present the regular Royal Adelaide Show this year due the COVID-19 pandemic, they have been working behind the scenes to bring us a […]

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The Backstage Sessions | Adelaide Guitar Festival | 17 Jul – 9 Aug 2020

[ July 17, 2020 to August 9, 2020. ]
Adelaide Guitar Festival supports local musicians with The Backstage Sessions
Adelaide Guitar Festival is giving audiences a backstage pass to South Australia’s vibrant live music scene, with an online video series showcasing some of the state’s most talented guitarists.
Professionally filmed in the wings of Adelaide Festival Centre’s Festival Theatre, The Backstage Sessions will feature 15-minute sets […]

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Musée Extérieur – European Art Experience Trail | North Adelaide | 14 Jul – 14 Sep 2020

[ July 14, 2020 to September 14, 2020. ]
A European art experience on the walls of Adelaide
Musée Extérieur is a curated, outdoor art trail that winds through the beautiful and surprising spaces of North Adelaide.
Get up close and personal with life-size reproductions of European Master paintings from as early as the 15th century, from the collections of the Thomas Henry Museum in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, […]

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Bright Jumper Day | Treasure Boxes Fundraising Event | Jul & Aug 2020

[ July 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Treasure Boxes Bright Jumper Day
Wear your brightest jumper to school and brighten winter for babies and kids. 
On any given cold, winter night in South Australia over 22,500 babies and kids are living below the poverty line. Struggling parents are unable to keep the heater running when the temperature is low or buy a warm winter […]

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Alliance Française French Film Festival | Palace Nova Cinemas | 14 Jul – 4 Aug 2020

[ July 14, 2020 to August 4, 2020. ]
Alliance Française French Film Festival
Following its premature closure due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Alliance Française French Film Festival will be resuming its 31st season on Bastille Day, from 14 July to 4 August 2020, at Palace Cinemas and associated venues.
Returning to 7 cities throughout Australia, this beloved cultural event has to date confirmed […]

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Me & My Shadow to reopen | Patch Theatre | Adelaide Festival Centre | Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020; August 22, 2020; ]    
Patch Theatre’s Me & My Shadow is set to reopen at the Adelaide Festival Centre
Adelaide based children’s theatre company Patch Theatre is thrilled to announce it will head back to the theatre for the first time since lockdown, raising the curtain on its multi-award-winning production Me & My Shadow.
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Me […]

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Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal | 28 Aug 2020

[ August 28, 2020; ]
Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal
Cancer research will be at the forefront of Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal this August, culminating in Daffodil Day on Friday 28 August 2020.
Daffodil Day is Cancer Council’s most iconic fundraising event, with the daffodil the international symbol of hope for everyone impacted by cancer.

One in two Australians will be diagnosed […]

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National Science Week | 15-23 Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020 to August 23, 2020. ]
National Science Week 2020
National Science Week will be different this year, with online events, virtual tours and stay-at-home science experiences.
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.  Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science […]

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Gathered Adelaide | Virtual SA Design Market | 22 & 23 Aug 2020

[ August 22, 2020 to August 23, 2020. ]
Gathered Virtual Design Market
The very reason Gathered began was to support South Australian local designers and creative businesses and now more than ever is the time for everyone to increase the curve of support and stick together.
If you love supporting local South Australian designers, artisans and small businesses along with online shopping, then the Gathered […]

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Free Online Scientific Bubble Show | National Science Week | 1-9 Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 9, 2020. ]
Free Online Scientific Bubble Show
Marty McBubble has won a National Science Week Grant to offer FREE Online Scientific Bubble Shows for families.
Enjoy Marty McBubble’s live Scientific Bubble Show from the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Each session is limited to 15 families, so the shows are truly interactive. As Marty demonstrates his amazing […]

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Space to Dream | Free Online Activity | CCYP | Until 25 Sep 2020

Space to Dream
Space to Dream is a free design thinking activity for all children and young people in SA.
Space to Dream challenges everyone under 18 years in South Australia to design a toy or gadget for someone their age who is ‘moving to Mars’.
Selected designs will be made famous in a public exhibition at MOD. […]

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Visit Kangaroo Island with SeaLink | Special Offers | Jun – Aug 2020

[ June 23, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Welcome Back To Kangaroo Island
Now is the perfect time to make your way to Kangaroo Island with SeaLink. Whether it be a weekend getaway or even a week-long break, you’ll find so much to do for the whole family on KI.
You won’t find big crowds, but you will find wonderful wide open spaces, wildlife at […]

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Walk A Mile Challenge | Hutt St Centre Adelaide | 7 Aug 2020

[ August 7, 2020; ]
Walk a Mile Challenge for the Hutt St Centre
Hutt St Centre is delighted to introduce the Walk a Mile Challenge for 2020.  While you are not able to gather together as a large group for the Walk a Mile in My Boots event – we can still come together while apart.

The challenge is to collectively […]

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REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme | Term 3 & 4 2020

REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme
Starting School in 2021?
REM+ Tuition’s Pre-School Phonics Reading Programme, written by Jenny Allen (Director of REM+ Tuition) is specifically for pre-readers and beginning readers from 4½ years of age.
The aim of this programme is to prepare young children for reading and for school in such a way that they will be […]

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