august 2021 Articles

#rideburnside | Free Pump Track | Burnside Council

[ August 17, 2021 to October 25, 2021. ]
Free Pump Track #rideburnside
The City of Burnside has an ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which is available to use for free at various locations throughout the council area.
The pump track initially arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre in February 2020 as part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the […]

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Loreto College: the start to the journey your daughter deserves

Loreto College: the start to the journey your daughter deserves
Now finalising enrolments for Reception, Year 5, Year 7 and Year 9 for 2022 and 2023.
It’s said that every journey starts with a single step. At Loreto College, that step leads to the development of strong, passionate and confident girls and young women.
Loreto is an all-girls’ […]

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Woolworths Bricks | New Collectibles for Kids | from 8 Sep 2021

[ September 8, 2021 to October 9, 2021. ]
Woolworths Newest Collectibles – Bricks
Woolworths’ newest collectible gives new life to old refrigerators and luggage handles. 
Made from 80% recycled material, Woolworths Bricks will allow Australian families at home to build and create their own version of a sustainable supermarket. Woolworths Bricks are certified by Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) and fully recyclable via TerraCycle. 

The collectible […]

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Young Explorers | Early Years Program | SA Museum

Young Explorers at the SA Museum
What do you see? Explore the Museum with Emma, Stephen and friends.
Young Explorers is the SA Museum’s fun program for early years learners. They host in-person programs throughout the year, and you’ll find online resources below so that you can continue the fun at home.
LibrariesSA has kindly put together a […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Deep Creek Waterfall | Fleurieu Peninsula

Bushwalking with kids to Deep Creek Waterfall.
by Katrina Gogel
Deep Creek Conservation Park, on the coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, is a fantastic place to spend a weekend exploring. One of the main attractions in the park is Deep Creek Waterfall, which can be reached by hiking a small section of the Heysen trail.
The hike is […]

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Adelaide Family Carnival | Edwards Park | 27 Aug – 12 Sep 2021

[ August 27, 2021 to August 29, 2021. September 3, 2021 to September 5, 2021. September 10, 2021 to September 12, 2021. ]
Adelaide Family Carnival
Adelaide Family Carnival will be bringing amusement rides, sideshows, showbags, buckets of fairy floss, toffee apples and more to Edwards Park at Keswick during August and September.
After the sudden cancellation of the Royal Adelaide Show, two Carnival Family operators found themselves land-locked within SA borders. Travelling over 3,000 kilometres with thousands of buckets […]

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Showbags Home Delivered

 Showbags Home Delivered 
Great news! Your favourite showbags can be delivered direct to your door this year and they start from just $6 (plus p/h).
Jump online to order at, Australia’s biggest showbag retailer. They’ve got all the bags and brands you know and love plus some exciting new ones that were ready to make their […]

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Yarn Bombing Beginners Workshop | Enfield | 28 Aug 2021

[ August 28, 2021; ]
Yarn Bombing Beginners Workshop
Go along and learn the basics of Yarn Bombing with local artist Pat Ingram of PJ Arts. 
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield plan to transform Pateela Street into a colourful streetscape wonderland for everyone to enjoy and explore. Two free workshops will be held in the lead up the event to teach […]

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Paw Patrol Activity Sheets | Print & Play

Free Paw Patrol Activity Sheets
Is your pup stuck inside today? Paw Patrol to the rescue!
In celebration of the release of Paw Patrol: The Movie, exclusive to cinemas 16 September 2021, Paramount have created some Paw Patrol activity sheets that are free to download.
The activity sheets include a colouring in, spot the difference, printable masks, a […]

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Cash Converters Supercars Eseries | Aug & Sep 2021

Cash Converters Supercars Eseries
The Eseries will take place on the iRacing platform, running over six weekly rounds, broadcast live every Wednesday from 25 August through to 29 September 2021.
The new-look Cash Converters Eseries will offer fans the perfect mix of Supercars main game drivers and elite sim racers.
The hybrid framework model will consist of two […]

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Lighthouse Youth Project Bike Sale & Donation Days | 27 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021; ]
Lighthouse Youth Project Bike Sale & Donation Days
Following on from the Lighthouse Youth Project (LYP) Garage Sales and the growing popularity (and generosity) of the Bike Donation Days, from Friday 27 August, LYP will be combining the two. 
They will be accepting donated bikes and have refurbed bikes up for sale at the same event. Need a […]

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Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition | SA Museum | 27 Aug – 31 Oct 2021

[ August 27, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2021
See nature in focus at the Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural world through stunning images by professional, emerging and junior photographers, who have shown impeccable patience, artistry and technique to capture incredible moments in time.

The Nature Photographer of the Year competition […]

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 29 Aug 2021

[ August 29, 2021; ]
Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Take the kids and their favourite teddy along for a bear-y exciting birthday bash with Adelaide Zoo’s black-and-white duo.
Grab a picnic rug and hamper and set up at one of the many grassy spots around the zoo’s gardens like Central Lawns, Jewels of Asia and Seal Bay. Little ones will love Mr Oopy’s […]

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San Remo Join Forces with Taryn Brumfitt | Aug 2021

Taryn Brumfitt Announced as San Remo Brand Ambassador
San Remo have partnered with best selling author and director of the social-change documentary, Embrace, Taryn Brumfitt. 
Australia’s number one dry pasta brand, San Remo, have joined forces with world renowned body positivity advocate and film maker, Taryn Brumfitt as their most recent brand ambassador. Helping people all over […]

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Buy Your Favourite Showbags at Drakes Supermarkets

Buy Your Favourite Showbags at Drakes Supermarkets
Families bringing joy and smiles to other families is what happens when Drakes, South Australia’s largest, family-owned independent supermarket group joins forces with Australia’s largest and also family owned showbag company,
Drakes, realising an opportunity for Adelaide families reached out to, who’ve been selling showbags across Australia for […]

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The Leckie Playground at Mount Torrens | Adelaide Hills | Review

Upgraded Mount Torrens Playground in the Adelaide Hills.
by Katrina Gogel
The Leckie Playground in Mount Torrens has received a much-needed upgrade recently thanks to the Adelaide Hills Council. Working in collaboration with nature play specialists Climbing Tree, they have created a space that will be well used for years to come by locals, and visitors alike.
Suitable […]

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Book a Tour | St Raphael’s School | Parkside

Book a Tour of St Raphael’s School in Parkside
St Raphael’s school nurtures and extends its community of learners academically and creatively, while supporting them to be well-rounded, socially active citizens who lead positive change for the world God desires.
All children are welcomed and nurtured at St Raphael’s School. As a Reception to Year 6 school […]

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Professional Child Car Seat Installation | Klick’d In

Have your child’s car seat professionally fitted with Klick’d In
Children’s car safety seats are a vital tool for keeping children safe while travelling on the road, but did you know that 4 out of 5 people install car seats incorrectly?
Klick’d In Child Car Seat Services provides a professional and accredited installation service of new and […]

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Register Your Cat | Win a Prize Pack | Until 30 Nov 2021

[ August 15, 2021 6:00 pm to November 30, 2021 6:00 pm. ]
Have you registered your cat?
Did you know that all South Australian councils, the RSPCA and Animal Welfare League use Dogs and Cats Online to identify lost pets and return them to their owners?
If your cat happens to wander too far from home and goes missing, it can be returned to you quickly and easily if […]

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I Wish… | Patch Theatre | Adelaide Festival Centre | Review

A fun-filled acrobatic exploration of emotions & imagination
by Sharon Harrington
Beloved children’s theatre specialists, Patch Theatre, have collaborated with renowned circus company, Gravity & Other Myths, to create an acrobatic exploration of our personalities, emotions and all the things we could be.
This gorgeous production creates an immersive experience right from the entrance to the theatre. Neon […]

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Great State Vouchers | Two More Rounds | Sep 2021

[ September 13, 2021 to September 15, 2021. September 20, 2021 to September 22, 2021. ]
Great State Vouchers for South Australia – Rounds 5 and 6
The SA government has another 90,000 vouchers to give away for experiences and accommodation within South Australia.
Rounds 5 and 6 of the hugely popular Great State Voucher will be launched in September, worth up to $200 for tours and hosted experiences and up to $100 […]

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Book Week Events at NPSP Council Libraries | 21 & 22 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Book Week 2021 at NPSP Council Libraries
The theme of this year’s bookweek is ‘Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds’. 
The community is invited to join the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters for a range of fun activities to be held in their libraries over the weekend of 21 and 22 August to celebrate Book […]

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Adelaide Central Market | Lunchbox Recipes

Adelaide Central Market Lunchbox Recipes
The Adelaide Central Market has released a collection of recipes perfect for packing into a lunchbox for a scrumptious lunchtime. 
There are some delicious recipes to test out at home, from sweets like muffins and fruit pikelets to something a bit more filling like sausage rolls and cold rolls. Preparing a meal […]

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I Wish… | Patch Theatre | Adelaide Festival Theatre & Noarlunga | 13-28 Aug & 3-4 Sep 2021

[ August 13, 2021 to August 14, 2021. August 20, 2021 to August 21, 2021. August 27, 2021 to August 28, 2021. September 3, 2021 to September 4, 2021. ]
I Wish…by Patch Theatre Co
An acrobatic adventure exploring all of the things we could be.
People are made of stuff – good stuff and bad stuff, happy and sad stuff, stinky, odd, boring, dangerous, funny, sparkling potions of stuff. People also have secret ingredients – what could your secret ingredient be?

I Wish… is an exciting collaboration […]

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Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | Findon | 22 Aug 2021

[ August 22, 2021; ]
Oliphant Science Awards Open Day
Go along to the 2021 Oliphant Science Awards Open Day to experience the fun and magic of science in action. This year is a celebration of 40 years of the Oliphant Science Awards. 
There will be several engaging Science Shows including presentations by Professor Flint, Bright Sparks Entertainment, Nature Education Centre and […]

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CBCA Book Week | Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds | 21-27 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 27, 2021. ]
CBCA Book Week 2021
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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Ayers House Museum | Adelaide

Ayers House Museum
Ayers House Museum allows families to spend quality, creative time together exploring three levels of Victorian-era grandeur. 
A visit to the Ayers House Museum will take you back in time – children can play games, dress-up, write with pen and ink, sew and draw. The spectacular museum is conveniently located on the southern side […]

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Funtopia Dad’s Playgroup | Fortnightly Sundays

Funtopia Dad’s Playgroup
Funtopia runs fortnightly Dad’s Groups every second Sunday afternoon. The Dad’s Playgroup is a great way for dads to simply hang out with other dads in a casual setting and have a bit of a play.
The idea behind Funtopia playgroups is to build a community of supportive parents who come together for the […]

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Professor Flint’s Dinner with the Dinosaurs | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 29 Aug 2021

[ August 29, 2021; ]
Professor Flint’s Dinner with the Dinosaurs at Adelaide Botanic Garden
Enjoy a picnic and a delightful adventure into the past, on an afternoon of dino-tunes, fossils, giant dinosaurs, native Australian animals, & more with Professor Flint at Adelaide Botanic Garden.
EDIT: This event is SOLD OUT
On 29 August, as a grand finale to National Science Week, Professor […]

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Lord Mayor’s Queen Adelaide Birthday Virtual Morning Tea | 13 Aug 2021

[ August 13, 2021; ]
Lord Mayor’s Queen Adelaide Birthday Virtual Morning Tea
The City of Adelaide is celebrating Queen Adelaide’s Birthday with a virtual reception at the Adelaide Town Hall on 13 August.
The City of Adelaide is looking for the brightest young Adelaide and her family to join the Lord Mayor to celebrate in person. The winner will attend a […]

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Red Nose Day | 13 Aug 2021

[ August 13, 2021; ]
Red Nose Day
Get involved in Red Nose Day along with thousands of Aussie families as they get silly for a serious cause.
Every year on the second Friday in August, Red Nose invites Australians everywhere to get silly for a serious cause to raise much-needed funds to help stop little lives being cut short and support […]

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A Little More Barossa | Food & Wine Festival | 1-31 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
A Little More Barossa…Food & Wine Festival 2021
Ignite your senses as you uncover new experiences, new tastes and new flavours during a month long celebration and showcase of Barossa’s wine and food, the people and their stories.
A little more Barossa … food and wine festival serves up a series of enticing events throughout August with […]

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Wings2Fly Theatre

Wings2Fly Youth Theatre Production Auditions | 15 Aug 2021

Wings2Fly Youth Theatre Production Auditions – 15 August 2021
Wings2Fly Theatre is an educational youth theatre based in Adelaide and created in 2017. It is the only youth theatre company in Adelaide to run intensively in school holidays (not weekly classes) and produce straight plays – not musical theatre. This is great for young actors who […]

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ENDED: WIN Tickets to Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden | Illuminate Adelaide

WIN Tickets to Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden
Prepare to have your sense of wonder and fascination rekindled at Light Cycles, the perfect winter event for the whole family. Moment Factory has crafted a world-leading reputation for blending light, technology and feeling to reinvent iconic locations and unshackle imaginations. Now in an Australian first, the […]

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Winter Reds | Adelaide Hills | 27-29 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021 to August 29, 2021. ]
Winter Reds Wine Festival 
This annual celebration sees wineries open up their cellar doors, light the fire pit, crack open their wines and embrace the last weekend of winter.
NEW DATE: Friday 27 – Sunday 29 August 2021
This year’s theme is ‘What’s Your Red?’ – with wineries creating their own special experiences that champion the best of their red […]

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone | 20th Anniversary Screening | 27 & 29 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021; August 29, 2021; ]
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – 20th Anniversary Screening at Wallis
Wallis Cinemas are screening a special 20th anniversary edition of the popular Harry Potter film at four locations, including Mainline Drive-In.
This family classic is back on the big screen for its 20th anniversary in August.  Screening at Mainline Drive In on Friday night, August […]

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Flower Power | Daffodil Day Appeal | 27 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021; ]
Flower Power – Daffodil Day Appeal
The Power of the Flower lies in its ability not only to inspire hope, but to encourage people to take action.
The Daffodil Day Appeal is a chance for Australians to come together and show their Flower Power; their ability to create change in the lives of people impacted by cancer, […]

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WIN a Class Excursion to Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Schools Poster Competition

WIN a Class Excursion to Adelaide Fringe 2022 by Entering the Schools Poster Competition
Adelaide Fringe invites students (K-12) to enter the Schools Poster Competition for the chance to win a class excursion to an Adelaide Fringe 2022 show – thanks to Program Partner 9News!
The winning artwork will appear on the cover of the 2022 Adelaide […]

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National Science Week | South Australia | 14-22 Aug 2021

[ August 14, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
National Science Week 2021
There will be in-person and online events, virtual tours, DIY science and more, all across Australia, from 14 – 22 August 2021 for National Science Week.
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 […]

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Top Council Dog Parks & Walking Trails in Adelaide | Walks, Parks & Barks | LGA

Dog Council Parks & Walking Trails in Adelaide
South Australian councils play an important role in supporting dog owners to be active and social, by maintaining infrastructure such as footpaths, walking trails, parks and gardens, and dedicated dog parks.
Councils provide a number of programs, services and facilities to encourage responsible pet ownership including dog obedience, owner education, discounted microchipping services, waste […]

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