august 2023 Articles

Call from the Wild Update: 5 Elephants are heading to Monarto Safari Park!

Monarto Safari Park will now be welcoming FIVE Elephants!
Monarto Safari Park is trumpeting with excitement as they announce TWO MORE Asian Elephants are set to join the herd.
Pak Boon and Tang Mo from Taronga Zoo Sydney are packing up their trunks and following in the footsteps of Burma, Permai and Putra Mas. Taronga Zoo Sydney […]

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Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2023  | SA Museum | 26 Aug – 29 Oct 2023

[ August 26, 2023 to October 29, 2023. ]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2023 
A South Australian Museum exhibition, the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition and exhibition celebrates the natural heritage of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea.
See nature up close through stunning images by professional, emerging and junior photographers who have shown impeccable timing, patience, artistry and […]

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LEGO® Braille Bricks | Play with Braille – English | Available from 1 Sep 2023

LEGO® Braille Bricks now available from the LEGO® store.
For the past few years Vision Australia have worked with LEGO® to provide their clients with LEGO® Braille Bricks. They have been a massive hit with their clients as a way to make learning braille more fun and accessible to the whole family.
Aimed at kids aged 6+, LEGO® Play […]

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Pine Reserve Playground | Aberfoyle Park | Review

Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park has had an upgrade!
Review by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever lived in an area for years and not realised that you had an absolute treasure of a playground literally around the corner?
This is what has happened to us. How did we not know about Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park? We’ve […]

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 27 Aug 2023

[ August 27, 2023; ]
Teddy Bears’ Picnic at the Adelaide Zoo
Take the kids and their favourite teddy along for a bear-y exciting birthday bash with Adelaide Zoo’s black-and-white duo.
Pack your picnic rug and your favourite teddy bear for a furry family day out to celebrate Wang Wang and Fu Ni. Setup a sunny picnic spot, and share a giggle […]

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Create4Adelaide | Create an Artwork | 2023/2024

Create4Adelaide is a large-scale, year-long project that encourages young people to develop their creative skills and engage with local climate change priorities.
This is an opportunity for young people to be part of something big; to express themselves artistically, to think outside of the box and to engage with important issues around climate change in a […]

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CBCA 2023 Book of the Year Awards

The CBCA Book of the Year Awards reflect the strength and diversity of children’s literature in Australia.
Established in 1945, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) was founded at a time when Australian children’s books were few, and Australian authors and illustrators were virtually unknown. In 1946 the CBCA established annual book awards to promote […]

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Red Nose Clothing Collection & Recycling Program | Donations Needed

Free Pre-loved Clothing Collections in Adelaide
The Red Nose Clothing Collection & Recycling Program is a social enterprise run by Red Nose.  They collect donations of pre-loved clothes and household goods in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia and then resell or recycle them through their retail shops in partnership with Savers.  Every dollar they make […]

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Adelaide Halal Food Festival | 25 & 26 Aug 2023

[ August 25, 2023 to August 26, 2023. ]
Adelaide’s first-ever Halal Food Festival, which celebrates multicultural cuisines from over 30 vibrant cultures from all around the world, will take place in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga this August.
With the largest variety of cuisines offered in a local food festival, people can explore the world through flavoursome tastes and smells.  Creative Director and spokesman, Mohammed Hassan, says […]

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St Raphaels School Tours

School Tours | St Raphael’s School | Parkside

St Raphael’s School is a place to LEARN and BELONG.

We want the children in our care, to be the very best that they can be. When our students leave us to take the next step in their education, we want them to be confident, kind, happy individuals.

Students learn differently, have different speeds of comprehension, differing […]

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Ended: WIN Royal Adelaide Show Family Passes

WIN Tickets to the Royal Adelaide Show 2023
The Royal Adelaide Show is back in 2023 from 2-10 September with your favourite family showbags, rides, food and entertainment.
Get ready to reunite with all your Show favourites, meet plenty of cute farmyard animals, chase that adrenaline rush on a ride, watch jaw-dropping stunts on the Main Arena, […]

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Australia v England | FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ Semi Final | 16 Aug 2023

[ August 16, 2023; ]
Where to watch Australia v England FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ Semi Final in Adelaide
There are now TWO huge family-friendly locations fans can gather in the City to watch the semi final match between Australia and England on Wednesday night.
With the popular FIFA Fan Festival™ at Festival Plaza expected to reach capacity on Wednesday night, Memorial […]

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Cleve Playspace, Skate Park & Pump Track | Eyre Peninsula

Adventure Playspace in Cleve, South Australia
Cleve has an impressive updated playspace with loads of equipment to entertain kids of all ages.  The main feature is the huge climbing tower featuring a tunnel slide, plus there are lots of extra climbing structures, swings and a hamster wheel.  Brightly coloured equipment along with natural elements make this […]

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PlayConnect+ Playgroups | Playgroup SA

PlayConnect+ Playgroups
PlayConnect+ Playgroups are designed for families of children aged 0-8 years who have unique needs association with having an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or autism-like characteristics in communication, behaviour or social skills.
If you are looking for a playgroup that is aware of sensory needs and input, smaller group sizes and hoping to meet parents […]

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See the Rare Super Blue Moon in Adelaide | 30 & 31 Aug 2023

[ August 30, 2023 to August 31, 2023. ]
When to see the next Super Blue Moon.
A rare super blue moon that only appears once per decade will be visible from Australia on Wednesday 30 August 2023. 
What makes the super blue moon rare, is that it actually refers to two different moon phases happening at the same time; a supermoon and a blue moon. […]

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Week 1 WinterChocFest

Winter ChocFest | Barossa Valley Chocolate Company | Aug & Sep 2023

[ August 2, 2023 to August 14, 2023. August 16, 2023 to August 28, 2023. August 30, 2023 to September 11, 2023. September 11, 2023 to September 25, 2023. ]
Winter ChocFest 2023 at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company
Visit Barossa Valley Chocolate company between Wednesday 2 August and Monday, September 25 and celebrate all the wonders of hot, melty, gooey chocolate!
Each fortnight, two new decadent hot chocolate drinks and mouth-watering desserts will be released, all featuring handcrafted Barossa Valley Chocolate Company Chocolate.

Guests that have visited Barossa […]

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Inventor Kids STEM Classes | Fullarton | Term 3 2023

Inventor Kids STEM Classes

Inventor Kids run interactive science, technology, engineering and mathematics sessions for 3-5 year olds.
For 45 minutes each week, you and your child will develop and practice skills in STEM through educational and fun hands-on activities.
At every session, a new STEM topic will be showcased in areas such as engineering design, balance, gravity, […]

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Sip & Style Soirèe | King William Road | 1-31 Aug 2023

[ August 1, 2023 to August 31, 2023. ]
King William Road is giving plenty of reasons to brave the cold this August with the inaugural ‘King William Road Sip & Style Soirée.’
The precinct’s restaurants, bars, boutiques and retailers are bringing shoppers and diners exclusive offers, in-store events, and unique experiences, with styling sessions and high teas among the drawcards throughout the month.

From hairdressers […]

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Amazing Micro Worlds | Tea Tree Gully Library | National Science Week | 15 & 17 Aug 2023

[ August 15, 2023; August 17, 2023; ]
Amazing Micro Worlds
See what it’s like to be a scientist and explore amazing micro worlds using advanced microscopes.
Children and teens will receive staff guidance to operate the equipment, and can pick and choose what micro slide they would like to investigate underneath the lens. This is an inclusive free event at the Tea Tree Gully […]

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Barossa Science Extravaganza | National Science Week | 19 Aug 2023

[ August 19, 2023; ]
Barossa Science Extravaganza
The Barossa Council Public Library is bringing all things STEAM to the Barossa Valley in a family friendly extravaganza featuring science performances, displays, hands-on activities and opportunities to chat to educational organisations and industry professionals in a dynamic array of fields.
Over the course of the three hours, participants will be able to see […]

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Weird Science with SciWorld | National Science Week | 12 Aug 2023

[ August 12, 2023; ]
Weird Science with SciWorld
Is it real? Or just plain weird? Learn about weird science at the City Library as part of National Science Week. 
Follow the world of science at its best. See some amazing experiments like pH testing, making plastic cups cluck like chickens and making Oobleck slime or do some of your own. It […]

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Catholic Schools Open Week 2023

Catholic Schools Open Week | South Australia | 21-27 Aug 2023

[ August 21, 2023 to August 27, 2023. ]  
Catholic Schools Open Week – 21 to 27 August 2023
Choosing a school is one of the most important decisions that a parent makes.
Catholic Schools Open Week is a great opportunity to see how a Catholic school will help your child discover a love of learning and values for life.

In South Australia, families have a wide […]

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Yuldea by Bangarra Dance Theatre | Adelaide | 10-12 Aug 2023

[ August 10, 2023 to August 12, 2023. ] [caption id="attachment_186177" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Kate Longley[/caption]
Bangarra Dance Theatre announces the world premiere of Frances Rings’ latest work, Yuldea, in her inaugural season as Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director. Yuldea awakens the earth and sky worlds to tell the story of the Anangu people of the Great Victorian Desert.
Brought to life with costumes from […]

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ZOOOM l Patch Theatre l Review 2023

ZOOOM by Patch Theatre | Review
Review by Jo Parkinson
Patch Theatre presents ‘ZOOOM’, a story of a lost star, and the journey to help it find its way home.
ZOOOM provokes a sense of wonder, illuminates imaginations and awakens the inner child in all of us.

The Show
After 11 weeks touring sell-out shows in the USA and Canada, […]

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Mylor Bonfireworks | Mylor Oval | 12 Aug 2023

[ August 12, 2023; ]
The Mylor Bonfireworks is a family event hosted by the Mylor Oval Committee.
A huge bonfire will welcome families followed by a spectacular fireworks display at 8:30pm. Not only will there be a giant bonfire, but also live music, and plenty to eat and drink. The butter chicken curry has sold out at the last couple […]

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Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution- Diego on my mind

Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution | Art Gallery of SA | Review

Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution Adelaide Exhibition
If you’ve been thinking of taking your budding artists to the Art Gallery of SA, there is no better time than now! The beloved works of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera & their Mexican contemporaries are currently on display until 17 September 2023.
Review by Sharon Harrington
Frida Kahlo is considered […]

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Glenthorne National Park- Ityamaiitpinna Yarta Adventure Playground

Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta Adventure Playground | O’Halloran Hill | Review

Discover the Ultimate Adventure at Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta’s Amazing Nature Playground.
If you’re looking for a fun family day out then you’re going to love the new (and massive) adventure playground at Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta. It’s an absolute winner – for kids of all ages and abilities. There’s a lot […]

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CafeSmart | Fundraising for Homelessness | 1-7 Aug 2023

[ August 1, 2023 to August 7, 2023. ]
CafeSmart – Local Cafes Fundraising for their Community
CafeSmart is StreetSmart’s annual coffee industry led event that unites hundreds of roasters, cafes and coffee lovers around the country to fundraise for their local grassroots homeless charities.
In the lead up to Homelessness Week, the event will take place from 1 – 7 August, with participating venues covering […]

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child dental visits dental SA dental health week

FREE Dental Check-ups for Preschoolers | SA Dental

FREE Dental Check-ups for Preschoolers at SA Dental
Did you know that preschoolers can receive a free dental check-up at any SA Dental clinic across the state!? This Dental Health Week with our friends at SA Dental, we are celebrating how our mouth and bodies are all connected and how a dental check-up can help improve […]

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Daffodil Day | Cancer Council | 31 Aug 2023

[ August 31, 2023; ]
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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