august 2021 Articles

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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Football Star Academy FREE Launch Clinic | Salisbury East | 14 Aug 2021

[ August 14, 2021; ]
Football Star Academy FREE Launch Clinic
Football Star Academy is an award-winning national program creating a movement of change through a soccer platform.
The main focus is to engage all children in an environment where they can have fun, feel comfortable, confident and empower them to believe in their ability. The academy likes to celebrate the launch […]

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school of rock

School of Rock | Pelican Productions | 5-8 Aug 2021

[ August 5, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
School of Rock at The Arts Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash-hit rock musical School Of Rock will finally make its way to Adelaide this August with award-winning production company Pelican Productions.
Based on the hit film, audiences follow the larger-than-life wannabe rocker Dewey as he takes a class of grade A pupils and turns them into a […]

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walk a mile in my boots

Walk a Mile in My Boots Challenge | Hutt St Centre | 1-7 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 7, 2021. ]
Walk a Mile in My Boots 2021
Held during National Homelessness Week, August 1 – 7, your challenge is to Walk a Mile or more to help end homelessness and reach the collective goal of 60,000 miles – ten miles for every South Australian experiencing homelessness.
Participants can walk 1 mile (1.6kms), 2 miles (3.2kms), or go […]

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mindful kiddo

Social & Support Group for ASD and Neuro-Diverse Children and Parents| Kilburn| 2021

 Social & Support Group for ASD and Neuro-Diverse Children and Parents
All children are unique. It is important to build on their strengths and support them through challenges. The same can be said about us, parents and educators. Our own well-being is crucial in guiding children through life difficulties. Mindful Kiddo was created to support both […]

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RAWRQ Kids Poetry Competition

Write “A Poem for Our Hills” Kids Poetry Competition

Write “A Poem for Our Hills” and WIN cash & prizes!
“A Poem for Our Hills” poetry competition sponsored by Residents Against White Rock Quarry enriches our connection with the beautiful Adelaide Hills by inviting children to use their words to express their love for the Adelaide Hills.
There are 6 Carbon Footprint board games to be […]

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Hit the Town Experience Adelaide

Top Things to do with Kids in Adelaide this Winter | City of Adelaide | 2021

      
Top Things to do with Kids in the City of Adelaide this Winter
‘Hit the Town’ for fun family activities this winter, with more than 50 events, activations, festivals and installations happening in the CBD and North Adelaide.
Explore the city’s laneways, parks and playgrounds, or take a scenic trip down the River Torrens and […]

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Adelaide Fringe 2022 Poster Competition

Win $3000 in the Adelaide Fringe 2022 Poster Competition

 
Adelaide Fringe Launches 2022 Poster Competition
The global search is now on for the 2022 Adelaide Fringe poster, proudly supported by Principal Partner BankSA. Professionals, beginners, hobbyists and everyone in between are encouraged to submit their designs for this year’s competition which celebrates the diverse and inclusive nature of the Adelaide Fringe, which has been the […]

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City Lights | Free Light Trail | Illuminate Adelaide | 16 Jul – 1 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 1, 2021. ]
City Lights – Free Family Friendly Event – Illuminate Adelaide
Embrace the cold and explore the city, but not as you know it. For 17 nights, Adelaide’s city streets will be transformed; laneways and open spaces will be turned into a nocturnal playground of projections, imagination and light.
This FREE night time light trail is part of […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day | 16 Aug 2021

[ August 16, 2021; ]
RSPCA Cupcake Day
Grab your apron and preheat those ovens – Cupcake Day is returning on Monday 16 August 2021.
Each year, more than 124,000 animals turn to the RSPCA looking for help. This year, you and your utensils have the power to serve up love, care and forever homes to each and every one.

Whether you’re whipping […]

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SALA 2021

SALA Festival | 1-31 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
SALA Festival 2021
SALA will run from August 1-31 and is the largest community-based open-access visual arts festival in Australia.
The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival 2021 Program is out now. For the first time, you can pick up a copy through Foodland supermarkets. It will also be available online and through other various outlets. This […]

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Botanica Lumina | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Aug – Oct 2021

[ September 29, 2021; October 7, 2021; ]
Botanica Lumina
Be enchanted by Adelaide Botanic Garden after dark with Botanica Lumina, a curated program of evening events that will keep you entertained through the cooler months.
As twilight descends, immerse yourself in a creatively curated program of events that present the garden in a new light.

Spanning Adelaide’s cooler months from April to October, Botanica Lumina […]

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Light Creatures Adelaide Zoo

Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo | Review

 
Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo
Light Creatures is a spectacular display of giant illuminated lanterns and creatures including jellyfish, pandas, and giraffes at the Adelaide Zoo. It’s such a dazzling adventure to wander the Zoo at night to discover these magnificent creative works as part of Illuminate Adelaide.
UPDATE 28 JULY 2021 – SEASON EXTENDED TO 8 […]

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Umbrella Festival | Family Friendly Events | 16 Jul – 8 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Umbrella Festival 2021
Tuesday 20 July 2021 Update: Due to SA Health’s announcement of Level 5 restrictions being put in place, all Umbrella Festival celebrations will be temporarily on hold for a week, or until SA Health provides new safety recommendations. 
Umbrella Festival is an open access live music festival presented by not-for-profit organisation, Music SA – […]

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Barossa Medieval Fair | Lyndoch | 21 & 22 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Barossa Medieval Fair 2021
The Barossa Medieval Fair is an annual Medieval festival that takes place in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
This event is family and dog friendly with an emphasis on taking patrons back to medieval times and enjoying the sights, sounds and atmosphere.
Held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August 2021, enjoy a trip back […]

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Spectrum connect youth group

Spectrum Connect Youth Groups | Fulham | 2021

Spectrum Connect Youth Groups for Autistic and Neuro-Diverse children 
Spectrum Connect runs weekly youth group meetings for children aged 7 to 12 years. Each week the group meeting has a different focal entertainment to give the children a shared experience. More importantly, the group has a range of equipment and spaces to assist them in meeting […]

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Miss Sunshine Music Mornings

Miss Sunshine Music Mornings | The Hut Community Centre | Aldgate

Miss Sunshine Music Mornings
Little ones can go along to The Hut Nature Play and Sensory Garden in Aldgate on Tuesday mornings 10am – 12noon for some music and craft.
There will be coffee and sweet treats available for the adults from the Miss Sunshine Coffee Van and they can also help the little ones with some […]

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Sky Castle by ENESS

Sky Castle in Rundle Mall | Illuminate – Adelaide Light Festival | 16 Jul – 15 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 15, 2021. ]
Sky Castle in Rundle Mall – Illuminate Adelaide
Sky Castle is a free light display in Rundle Mall, presented as part of City Lights. The display takes you somewhere inside the rainbow, as the heart of Rundle Mall is transformed into an interactive dreamscape of colour and light by Melbourne studio ENESS.
Watch its colours shift and […]

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WIN $100 in the Police Credit Union Kids’ Art Competition | 1 Jul – 31 Aug 2021

Want to WIN $100 and have your art featured in the 2022 Police Credit Union calendar?
Simply enter their Kids’ Art Competition by drawing a picture that best describes your favourite thing to do in South Australia or the Northern Territory.
Each artwork will be judged by the Police Credit Union Art Competition Panel. They are looking for […]

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MOD Museum

MOD Museum – It’s Complicated Exhibition | Adelaide | Feb – Nov 2021

MOD Museum – It’s Complicated Exhibition, February – November 2021
MOD at the University of South Australia opened in 2018 and is located next to the Morphett Street Bridge on North Terrace in a spacious and modern building. It is described as a “futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired”. It has […]

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Drainpipe Dragsters | Dock 2 Port Adelaide | 22 Aug 2021

[ August 22, 2021; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Make your own Drainpipe Dragsters at Dock 2, Port Adelaide
Construct your own small battery-or-solar powered car (kits supplied), and compete against others on the multi-lane drainpipe drag-strip at Shed 13.
Trim your car for optimum performance, aligning axles and lubricating wheel bearings. Initial heats will be held in the large Shed 13 using battery power, and […]

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Lantern Workshops | Hahndorf Lantern Fest | Jul & Aug 2021

[ July 5, 2021; July 7, 2021; July 12, 2021; July 14, 2021; July 24, 2021; July 31, 2021; August 7, 2021; August 14, 2021; ]
Lantern Workshops – Hahndorf Lantern Festival
Learn how to make candle lit paper and cane lanterns for the upcoming Hahndorf Lantern Festival. 
Make pyramid, curved or original shaped lanterns on multiple dates in July and August. 
It will take 2-3 sessions to finish a lantern depending on complexity. The lanterns stay at the supper room till the festival, […]

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Beep | South Australian Tour | 24 Aug – 23 Nov 2021

[ August 24, 2021; August 26, 2021; September 3, 2021; September 7, 2021; September 14, 2021; September 21, 2021; November 23, 2021; ]
Beep – South Australian Tour
The performances of Beep at Murray Bridge Town Hall (Tuesday 27 July 2021) and Shedley Theatre, Elizabeth (Friday 30 July 2021) will be postponed in accordance with the recent lockdown measures in SA.
If you have booked tickets, your original booking is still valid, and will just need to be moved to a new date. 
A slightly sideways […]

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Adelaide Aquatic Centre | Open during Winter 2021

Turn up the heat on family fun this winter at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre
The weather outside might be cooling down, but it’s warming up at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre. With pools heated to a balmy 27°C, the kids can make a splash in the Leisure Pool, slide into fun on the waterslides or take a […]

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Hello Winter - what to do in Adelaide in winter 2017

Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter

[ June 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
Top 12 Family Friendly things to do this 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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The Studio: Patch Theatre | Art Gallery of SA | 19 Jun – 12 Dec 2021

[ June 19, 2021; ] [caption id="attachment_150878" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Matt Byrne[/caption]
The Studio: Patch Theatre
Patch Theatre has been expanding the minds of South Australia’s children for nearly half a century. They’ve travelled the globe, but there’s one frontier they’ve never explored: the Art Gallery of South Australia.
With the support of the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation, Patch will commandeer […]

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open days at stangate garden

Open Days at Stangate Garden | 23 May, 27 Jun, 22 Aug & 28 Nov 2021

[ May 23, 2021; June 27, 2021; August 22, 2021; November 28, 2021; ]
Open Days at Stangate Garden
Discover Stangate Garden, one of Adelaide Hill’s best kept secrets.
Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of Australia’s largest […]

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winter activities for kids in adelaide

25 Things To Do In Winter | Nature Play SA

25 Things To Do In Winter for Adelaide Families
Looking for some fun winter inspiration to get out and about with the kids?
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 […]

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Light Cycles Iluminate

Light Cycles | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 17 Jul – 22 Aug 2021

[ July 17, 2021; July 28, 2021 to August 1, 2021. August 3, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden 
Prepare to have your sense of wonder and fascination rekindled. Light Cycles is the perfect winter event for the whole family.
Update Sunday 15 August 2021: All remaining sessions of Light Cycles are SOLD OUT.
Moment Factory have crafted a world-leading reputation for blending light, technology and feeling to reinvent iconic locations […]

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Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market | Queens Theatre | 7 & 8 Aug 2021

[ August 7, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market at the Queens Theatre
Gathered Design Market has joined forces with the girls from Adelady to bring you a winter fashion event this August – The Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market.
Held at the amazing Queens Theatre in the city, they will have a lineup of all their favourite fashion brands […]

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Little Para Native Forest community planting days

Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days | 22 May, 5 Jun & 1 Aug 2021

[ May 22, 2021; June 5, 2021; August 1, 2021; ]
Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days
City of Salisbury will plant 10,000 trees along the Little Para River corridor.
These plantings will increase canopy cover and understorey within the City of Salisbury to enhance and conserve natural habitat, contribute to quality of life and the natural environment experience for residents and open space users.

As part of […]

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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert | Adelaide Symphony Orchestra | 21 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021; 7:30 pm; ]
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
Experience the spectacular Return of the Jedi on the big screen, with the full score played live by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
‘I am a Jedi, like my father before me…’
Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) joins […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]

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Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games

[ May 2, 2021; May 22, 2021; May 30, 2021; June 12, 2021; July 4, 2021; July 11, 2021; August 1, 2021; 9:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games
Be there as your Adelaide Thunderbirds take to the court in the world’s best national netball competition – Suncorp Super Netball.
The Suncorp Super Netball league was launched in 2017 with all teams based in Australia.  With New Zealand sides no longer contesting in the competition, three new Australian-based […]

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The Winter Village – Ice Skating & Igloos in Adelaide | 14 May – 5 Sep 2021

[ May 14, 2021 to September 5, 2021. ]
The Winter Village in Adelaide
Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Winter Village Adelaide is forced to close from Tuesday 20 July – Tuesday 27 July.
If you had a booking during this time, the organisers will be in contact with you to refund or reschedule your booking. 
The Winter Village is coming to Adelaide and is promising […]

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Wonders from the South Australian Museum | Exhibition Review

Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Review
by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever wondered what’s beyond the five floors of the Museum?
If so, you now have the rare opportunity to find out, through their current free exhibition – Wonders from the South Australian Museum. This is your ideal reason to re-visit all of the wonder and […]

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Wonders from the SA Museum

Wonders: from the South Australian Museum | 10 Apr – 8 Aug 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Free Exhibition
Wonders from the South Australian Museum is a free exhibition showcasing fascinating objects from the Museum’s vast collections, many of which have never been on public display before.
Wonders brings the stories of 165 incredible objects to life from across the Museum’s collection of more than 4 million […]

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Illuminate Adelaide light festival

Illuminate Adelaide | New Annual Winter Light Event | Jun – Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Illuminate Adelaide set to light up Winter in 2021 – Program Highlights
A new annual winter event takes over Adelaide’s city streets, laneways and buildings from June 2021 with light, art installations, immersive technology, music, performance, discussions and ideas. 
Illuminate Adelaide has been launched as a world class event with a distinctively South Australian influence. This festival […]

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