august 2024 Articles

Australian Toys 1880-1965: The Luke Jones Collection | Adelaide | 1 Jun – 24 Aug 2024

[ June 1, 2024 to August 24, 2024. ] [caption id="attachment_197057" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Luke Jones[/caption]
A treasure trove of toys will be on display for the young and the young at heart at The David Roche Foundation House Museum in North Adelaide.
Before smartphones and video games were a phenomenon, children worldwide were captivated by tin toys, wooden trucks and paper planes. Now, visitors […]

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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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Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | Open Days

[ June 16, 2024; July 18, 2024 to July 21, 2024. August 18, 2024; September 15, 2024; October 20, 2024; November 17, 2024; ]
Heritage on Sunday – Family Friendly Events at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum.
Managed and maintained by theTea Tree Gully Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum holds family friendly public openings on the third Sunday of the month.
The Highercombe Hotel, a prominent landmark in the historic township […]

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Play School Live In Concert – Let’s Play Together | South Australia | Aug 2024

[ August 17, 2024 to August 20, 2024. ]
Play School Live In Concert – Let’s Play Together
Play School, Australia’s much loved television program is heading on a national concert tour with a brand new show “Let’s Play Together”. Play School Live in Concert will return to Adelaide from 17 to 20 August 2024 with all your favourite toys, songs and games.
The brand new […]

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Start Art Book Club for Kids | AGSA & State Library

[ June 2, 2024; August 4, 2024; October 6, 2024; December 1, 2024; ]
Start Art Book Club – An Art And Literature Adventure for Kids
Engage, explore and experience art and writing with storyteller extraordinaire, Helen Lawry at the Start Art Book Club.
Presented by the State Library of South Australia and the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA). The recommended age for those taking part is 8 to 13 […]

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TreeClimb Parties | Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest

Parties at TreeClimb 
TreeClimb Adelaide now offers a range of party packages for your next celebration: the TreeClimb Party Package and the DIY Birthday Option. You can also DIY with a celebration at TreeClimb Kuitpo Forest.
TreeClimb Party Package – TreeClimb Adelaide only
The TreeClimb Party Package is designed for ultimate fun and convenience. Available only on weekends […]

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Market in the Mall | Gathered Design Market | Adelaide

[ May 12, 2024; June 16, 2024; July 14, 2024; August 11, 2024; September 8, 2024; October 6, 2024; November 3, 2024; December 7, 2024; ]
Gathered brings you a pop up version of their design market with ‘Market in the Mall’ in partnership with Rundle Mall, South Australia’s premier shopping destination.
Gathered Design Market brings their unique market atmosphere to Gawler Place Canopy in Rundle Mall for regular pop-up Sunday Markets.  Drop by on one of the dates below between 9am […]

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POP Market | Hahndorf Memorial Institute | 2024 Dates

POP Market in Hahndorf 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 Sundays and some Saturdays from 11am- 4pm in the Hahndorf Memorial Institute. It is filled with small businesses and people with […]

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Superluminal Patch Theatre Illuminate Adelaide 2024

Superluminal | Patch Theatre | Illuminate Adelaide | Jul – Aug 2024

[ July 6, 2024 to July 7, 2024. July 9, 2024 to July 14, 2024. July 16, 2024 to July 21, 2024. July 27, 2024; August 3, 2024; August 10, 2024; ]
Superluminal by Patch Theatre – Illuminate Adelaide 2024
Art and science converge at the world premiere of Superluminal, a family-friendly interactive installation from award-winning Patch Theatre that will spark wonder in the inquiring minds of children aged 4 to 8 at the South Australian Museum.
Guided by performers, children are invited into the action to explore light, […]

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The Retreat at West Beach Parks | Winter Staycations 2024

Book your Winter Staycation at The Retreat West Beach Parks.
The Retreat at West Beach Parks has self-contained shacks and plenty of family friendly amenities to keep kids entertained throughout your stay. Relax as a family and enjoy the gorgeous heated swimming pool with water slides and poolside cabanas.
Kids can jump to their hearts content on […]

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Top Museums to Visit in Adelaide with Kids | South Australia

Top Museums to Visit with Kids in South Australia
Museums offer a world of wonder and discovery for kids. Many museums have interactive displays or exhibitions that allow kids to engage with history, science and culture in a fun and engaging way.
In Adelaide, you’ll find a great range of museums to suit all interests; uncover the […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

The Whale Watching Season around Victor Harbor, South Australia is typically from May to October, but sightings can begin as early as April.
Only an hour’s drive from Adelaide 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 […]

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The Moseley Igloos | Glenelg | 3 May – 8 Sep 2024

[ May 3, 2024 1:00 pm to September 8, 2024 1:05 pm. ]
The Moseley Igloos – Outside Dining in Glenelg.
The Moseley igloos are back in Glenelg this winter featuring a warm, cosy fireplace and room for eight people.
Located outside at The Moseley Bar and Kitchen in Glenelg, igloo bookings are for exclusive use and include full table service from your personal waiter.  The igloos are family friendly […]

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Little Murmur | Adelaide Festival Centre | 24 Aug 2024

[ April 24, 2024; ]
Watch bodies and words fly like flocks of birds, a murmuration, a little murmur.
Based on the true story of one child’s struggle with letters and words, Little Murmur is about facing challenges and overcoming the odds. An honest and funny tale about the trials and tribulations of seeing things differently.

Jump into a world of dance, […]

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Fourteen | Adelaide Festival Centre | 7-10 Aug 2024

[ August 7, 2024; August 9, 2024 to August 10, 2024. ]
It’s 1999 and Shannon Molloy is a year 9 student at an all-boys rugby-mad Catholic school in regional Queensland, with a secret that no one can ever find out. Shannon is gay.
Based on the best-selling memoir by award-winning journalist Shannon Molloy, Fourteen is the inspirational true story of growing up gay in central Queensland, transformed […]

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Paradigm Zone Adelaide | Indoor Games Arcade | Opening 2024

[ April 5, 2024 to April 7, 2024. ]
Paradigm Zone Games Arcade to open in Adelaide in 2024 – with a ‘Teaser Opening’ scheduled for early April!
An exciting new indoor entertainment venue will open in the Adelaide CBD later this year featuring an exciting range of the latest arcade games with many never seen before in Australia. Paradigm Zone is a futuristic, space […]

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PAW Patrol™ Live! ‘Race to the Rescue’ | Adelaide | 24 Aug 2024

[ August 24, 2024; ]
PAW Patrol™ Live! ‘Race to the Rescue’ Announces 2024 Australian Tour Dates
The PAW Patrol are on a roll, returning in person and LIVE on stage! The heroic pups from the top-rated animated preschool series PAW Patrol, produced by Spin Master Entertainment and airing on Nickelodeon, will visit Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide – and for the […]

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Adelaide Crows & Port Power AFL Home Games | Adelaide Oval | 2024 Season

[ May 26, 2024; May 30, 2024; June 6, 2024; June 15, 2024; June 22, 2024; June 29, 2024; July 6, 2024; July 13, 2024; July 20, 2024; July 28, 2024; August 3, 2024; August 11, 2024; August 17, 2024; ]
2024 Toyota AFL Premiership Season – Footy Home Games in South Australia
Adelaide Crows and Port Power Home Games at Adelaide Oval
For the first time in history, the Toyota AFL Premiership season will begin with an ‘Opening Round’ with four blockbusters to be played in New South Wales and Queensland. The matches start on Thursday 7 […]

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Commissioner’s Digital Challenge | 2024

The Commissioner’s Digital Challenge is a free online resource teaching children and young people important skills for the jobs of the future.
Digital skills are life skills. They’re critical to future jobs, social inclusion and a more equitable world. There is the chance to participate in three different challenges: Learn to Speak Robot, Space to Dream and […]

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Alawoona Avenue Reserve Upgrades | Mitchell Park | 2024

The Alawoona wetlands and reserve upgrade project will see two low amenity Mitchell Park reserves on the corner of Alawoona Avenue and Bradley Grove revitalised into a highly sustainable public asset offering increased liveability and connectivity for nearby residents and visitors alike.
The former Mitsubishi Motors assembly plant at Tonsley is well underway to being completely […]

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BROKEN Exhibition | MOD. Museum | Jan – Nov 2024

It can sometimes feel like the world is so BROKEN that nothing will ever change. Housing, education, universal services, politics, collaboration. The list goes on. But it’s not all doom and gloom. The world has changed before and it will change again.
MOD.’s new exhibition BROKEN is an exploration of how the world could be different […]

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Beaumont House Open Days | 2024

Visit Beaumont House during one of their 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 […]

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Gilles at the Grounds | The People’s Marketplace | Adelaide Showground

[ February 4, 2024; March 3, 2024; March 24, 2024; April 21, 2024; May 19, 2024; June 2, 2024; June 30, 2024; July 21, 2024; August 11, 2024; September 22, 2024; October 13, 2024; November 3, 2024; November 17, 2024; November 30, 2024; December 1, 2024; December 15, 2024; ]
Gilles at The Grounds Market is held in the Old Brick Dairy Pavilion, Adelaide Showground.
The Gilles Street Market originated in 2008 in the heart of Adelaide at the historic, Gilles Street Primary School. Heralded as Adelaide’s original fashion and design marketplace, Gilles Street has provided a platform for emerging and established designers to showcase their […]

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

[ March 23, 2024; April 27, 2024; June 22, 2024; August 17, 2024; October 19, 2024; December 14, 2024; ]
Discover what’s on for teens at AGSA in 2024!
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 […]

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Adelaide School Holiday Dates | School Terms in South Australia

School Holiday Dates for South Australia
Adelaide School Holiday Dates for 2024 & 2025, School Term Dates and Public Holidays in South Australia.
To help you plan ahead when making travel plans and booking accommodation for your next family trip, here’s where you’ll find the current year’s school term dates, school holiday dates and South Australia’s public […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | Dates for 2024

[ January 7, 2024; February 1, 2024; February 4, 2024; March 3, 2024; April 7, 2024; May 5, 2024; June 2, 2024; July 7, 2024; August 4, 2024; September 1, 2024; October 6, 2024; November 3, 2024; December 1, 2024; ]
Free START Program 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 […]

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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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TreeClimb Aerial Adventure Park | Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest | What You Need to Know

TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park in the Adelaide city parklands and is also located at Kuitpo Forest.
Both TreeClimb at Kuitpo Forest and Adelaide offer an aerial adventure unlike any other in South Australia. Both feature amazing aerial obstacles and ziplines for all ages. TreeClimb at Kuitpo also has an aerial […]

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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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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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