august 2022 Articles
Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize Exhibition

Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize Exhibition | SA Museum | 4 Jun – 7 Aug 2022

[ June 4, 2022 to August 7, 2022. ]
Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize Exhibition
Art and science blend in the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition.
This biennial prize provides an opportunity for artists to investigate the world around them and present their perspectives on natural science. The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize commemorates the South Australian Museum’s first curator, Frederick George Waterhouse. It encourages […]

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barossa medieval fair

Barossa Medieval Fair | Lyndoch | 20-21 Aug 2022

[ August 20, 2022 to August 21, 2022. ]
Barossa Medieval Fair
The Barossa Medieval Fair will be returning to the Lyndoch Village Green in 2022 with this exciting family friendly event.
This year’s event promises to be a weekend of entertainment and fun for the whole family with loads to see and do.
Travel back in time and learn about medieval, dark ages and ancient history. […]

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Adelaide City Plunge | 26 & 27 Aug 2022

[ August 26, 2022 to August 27, 2022. ]
Adelaide City Plunge 2022
Take The Plunge to help raise $250,000 for Adelaide charities. 
Abseil 70 metres from the top of the InterContinental Hotel on North Terrace in Adelaide this August. Enjoy Adelaide’s best river views from the rooftop, challenge yourself and raise funds for those in our community who face far greater challenges on a daily […]

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Harbor Lights | Illuminate Adelaide | Victor Harbor | 26 Aug – 11 Sep 2022

[ August 26, 2022 to September 11, 2022. ]
Illuminate Adelaide: Harbor Lights
Harbor Lights will transform Victor Harbor across two weeks with a collection of immersive installations, lighting and mind-blowing projections.
Rug up, hit the pavement and follow the light as Illuminate Adelaide takes over the Victor Harbor foreshore.  One of the highlights of Harbor Lights is Craig Walsh’s, Monuments.

Night-time projections transform trees into sculptural […]

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Digital Garden | Illuminate Adelaide | Mt Gambier | 5-21 Aug 2022

[ August 5, 2022 to August 21, 2022. ]
Illuminate Adelaide: Digital Garden
Transforming Cave Garden with a series of experiences from renowned local and international artists, Digital Garden will light up winter in the South East of the state.
Building on its success in 2021, Digital Garden once again reimagines the cultural centre of Mount Gambier with captivating installations, projections, and interactive lighting.  A highlight […]

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Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter

Top 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 with little ones 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 […]

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Children’s Artspace | Adelaide Festival Centre

Children’s Artspace: a place for learning through play, creativity, and expression.
Children’s Artspace at the Adelaide Festival Centre is a place for all children, students, and families to go and share ideas and engage in art created by South Australian children.
With a brand-new exhibition for each school term, Children’s Artspace provides a safe space for discussions […]

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The Moseley Igloos | Glenelg | 6 May – 4 Sep 2022

The Moseley Igloos – Dining Out in Glenelg
Dine out in an igloo this winter featuring a cosy and warm fireplace and room for eight people.
The Moseley Igloos are available to book from 6 May until 4 September 2022.  Located outside at The Moseley Bar and Kitchen Glenelg, you can choose between relaxed lounge seating or […]

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Rugby Championship | Wallabies & Wallaroos | Adelaide Oval | 27 Aug 2022

[ August 27, 2022; ]
Australian National Rugby Union Games at Adelaide Oval
For the first time in 20 years, Adelaide Oval will host the Wallabies as both Australian national rugby union teams take on New Zealand and South Africa.
The Wallabies will play Rugby World Cup Champions South Africa in the second match of a historic doubleheader at Adelaide Oval, their […]

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Best Adelaide Creeks to Explore for Families

Explore Adelaide’s Creeks
Kids are drawn to creeks. They love exploring this natural, wonderful play space – with or without water.
Winter, especially when we’ve had rain, is a wonderful opportunity to explore the creeks with running water. When we go camping, our kids can literally spend all day in a creek, collecting rocks and sticks, looking […]

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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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Wild Dog | Illuminate Adelaide | Tandanya | 14 Jul – 20 Aug 2022

Wild Dog – Immersive Installation and Exhibition
Artistically directed by Narungga/Kaurna artist Jacob Boehme, Wild Dog is an immersive installation and exhibition exploring the importance of one of Australia’s most misunderstood but significant cultural symbols – the dingo.
Wild Dog features film animation, puppetry, dance, song and interactive installations created by artists and communities across five Nations: […]

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Yayoi Kusama: The Spirits Of The Pumpkins Descended Into The Heavens | Adelaide | Review

Yayoi Kusama: THE SPIRITS OF THE PUMPKINS DESCENDED INTO THE HEAVENS Magical Infinity Room Review
Described as ‘the world’s most popular artist’, Yayoi Kusama (Japan, b. 1929) is best known for her immersive polka-dot and mirror installations. Her work is showing in Adelaide at the Art Gallery of South Australia from 1 April 2022.
Background:
Over the course […]

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home patch theatre

Home | Patch Theatre & Restless Dance Theatre | Adelaide Festival Theatre | 6 – 20 Aug 2022

[ August 6, 2022; August 13, 2022; August 20, 2022; ]
Home
Delve into questions around difference whilst celebrating diversity in a unique Patch Theatre and Restless Dance Theatre collaboration.
It’s a feeling, not a place. A place that feels good to leave. A place that feels even better to return to. Is there any one place more important than our home? At first, a child’s home is […]

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The Southern Encounter | SteamRanger Train Journey

SteamRanger Train Journey – The Southern Encounter
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the […]

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POP Market | Hahndorf Memorial Institute | 2022

[ March 20, 2022; April 16, 2022 to April 17, 2022. May 15, 2022; June 19, 2022; July 17, 2022; August 21, 2022; September 18, 2022; October 16, 2022; November 20, 2022; December 10, 2022 to December 11, 2022. ]
POP Market
POP Market aims to bring you the best of South Australian small businesses and their beautiful handmade products. You can expect to find homewares, gifts, home produce, jewellery and more. 
POP Market runs Sunday’s from 11am- 4pm in the Hahndorf Memorial Institute. It is filled with small businesses and people with hobbies who create their […]

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Funtopia Prospect – Playgroup | 2022

Funtopia Prospect Playgroup
Specially designed for 0-4 year olds, Funtopia Prospect offers Playgroup sessions during the school term.
Enjoy some quality time building friendships and connections in a private room with other cheeky monkeys, then burn some energy in Funtopia’s Playground World.
Held Tuesday to Friday during the school term, there will be two sessions each morning.
You simply […]

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Play School Live in Concert – Once Upon a Time | South Australia | 5-7 Aug 2022

[ August 5, 2022 to August 7, 2022. ]
Play School Live in Concert is Coming to South Australia in August 2022
The Play School Concerts will be coming to South Australia in August 2022 with the brand new show “Once Upon a Time” presented by Kids Promotions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
There’s a bear in there and a chair as well, […]

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Gathered Design Market | Torrens Parade Ground | 2022

[ April 30, 2022 to May 1, 2022. July 9, 2022 to July 10, 2022. August 15, 2022 to August 16, 2022. December 9, 2022 to December 10, 2022. ]
Gathered Design Market at the Torrens Parade Ground
If you love supporting local SA designers, artisans + small businesses, Gathered Design Market is for you.
Gather with friends and family to enjoy a day out shopping, eating and drinking from all local South Australian makers, creators and artisans.  You will discover plenty of homewares, candles, flowers, plants, […]

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Beaumont House Open Days | 2022

[ February 6, 2022; March 6, 2022; April 3, 2022; May 1, 2022; June 5, 2022; July 3, 2022; August 7, 2022; September 4, 2022; October 2, 2022; November 6, 2022; December 4, 2022; ]
Beaumont House Open Days
The Burnside Branch invite you to go along and visit one of South Australia’s unique State Heritage listed properties, Beaumont House.

Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer […]

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South Australian Country Shows | Dates & Locations

South Australian Country Shows
There are over 45 country shows held each year in South Australia. Fabulous family fun for everyone, country shows not only focus on traditional show activities for agriculture and horticulture, they also feature other activities such as rides, sideshows, showbags, fireworks and plenty of free entertainment. 
Country shows are wonderful community events and […]

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INVISIBILITY Exhibition | MOD. Museum | 1 Feb – Nov 2022

INVISIBILITY – MOD.
INVISIBILITY is everywhere. It’s the people we don’t notice, the environmental changes we can’t see, and the algorithms working hard behind the scenes. What becomes visible when we start paying attention?
In MOD.’s new exhibition, they are shining a spotlight on the unseen to help us better understand the world around us and our […]

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Mercedes College | Where Students Flourish | Orientation Walks in 2022

School Tours – Mercedes College Adelaide – Nurturing Young Learners
Reception students enrolled at Mercedes College are set-up for lifelong learning through the College’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme.
The co-educational Catholic school incorporates the globally renowned programme with the Australian curriculum to provide students with a world-class education and subjects most relevant to young people today. […]

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Neo | Free Events for Teens | Art Gallery of South Australia

[ February 19, 2022; April 9, 2022; May 21, 2022; August 13, 2022; October 22, 2022; December 3, 2022; ]
NEO – 2022 Program
Held six times a year at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Neo is a free after-hours event for teens aged 13-17.
Neo is a parent-free zone where young people can kick back and hang out with friends, jump into creative labs, tune into live music and explore the latest exhibitions at AGSA.

Neo […]

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What’s On This Month for Families & Kids in Adelaide | Adelaide Event Calendar

What’s On This Month for Families & Kids in Adelaide
Your Family Friendly Guide to Adelaide in 2022
Looking for something to do with the kids this month, or have visitors arriving next month and you want to show them the sights
Play & Go is your FREE family friendly guide to Adelaide and your favourite resource for […]

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Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market | Open Sundays

Free Entry to the Adelaide Farmers’ Market every Sunday
The Adelaide Farmers’ Market is a weekly tradition for many families shopping for fresh seasonal produce.
Support local South Australian farmers and buy fresh, healthy food in the open air at the Adelaide Farmers’ Market every Sunday. The market is the largest Farmers Market in South Australia with […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | 2022

[ March 6, 2022; April 3, 2022; May 1, 2022; June 5, 2022; July 3, 2022; August 7, 2022; September 4, 2022; October 2, 2022; November 6, 2022; December 4, 2022; ]
START for Children at the Art Gallery of South Australia 
An exciting introduction to art for children and their families, enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery of South […]

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Naomi Hobson: Adolescent Wonderland | SA Regional Tour | 11 Dec 2021 – 8 Oct 2023

Naomi Hobson: Adolescent Wonderland Touring Regional South Australia
Inspired by her direct environment and ongoing connection to country, Naomi Hobson’s Adolescent Wonderland, first displayed as part of Tarnanthi’s Open Hands exhibition, is a series of photographs that tell the real-life story of young Aboriginal people in remote Australia.
The title of this series was inspired by the […]

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TreeClimb Adelaide | Aerial Adventure Park | Adelaide

TreeClimb Adelaide – Aerial Adventure Park
TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner-city aerial adventure park built within the natural environment of the Adelaide City Park Lands. TreeClimb offers 8 elevated treetop courses, including zip lines all set within Kurrangga Park (Blue Gum park).
Grand Course
The Grand Course consists of over 50 obstacles, designed for thrill seekers and […]

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Adelaide Central Market | Winter Recipes

Adelaide Central Market Winter Recipes
The Adelaide Central Market has released a collection of winter recipes to prepare at home.  
There are some delicious recipes to test out at home, from family favourites such as Roast Lamb and Spaghetti with Meatballs to Chicken Curry and Shepherd’s Pie. Preparing a meal together is a great way to […]

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Best Hot Chocolates Around Adelaide

Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
There’s nothing like a rich, smooth, chocolatey hot chocolate, particularly in the middle of Winter. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places where you can go and enjoy a nice hot chocolate and maybe indulge in a little treat on the side.
Where to go for […]

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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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Best Birthday Party Guide for Kids in Adelaide

Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in Adelaide
Everything you need to find inspiration, cakes, party food and venues to organise the best birthday party for your child!
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you […]

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