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Belair National Park Fungi Walk to Find Magical Mushrooms

Belair National Park Fungi Walk
Review by Claire Davill
How would you like to go on an adventure to find magical looking mushrooms? During Autumn and Winter, there’s a short walk in Belair National Park where you will be rewarded with a huge variety of fungi and lichens to spot, including impressive blue “pixie parasol” fungi.
Where to […]

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SA Medieval Fair | Paracombe | Review

SA Medieval Fair | Paracombe | Review
You’ll find knights, archery, jousting, unicorns and medieval entertainment, food and drink for all ages at the SA Medieval Fair. The SA Medieval Fair, organised by SA Medieval Fair Inc. runs for two days early in May each year.
Historically the fair has been held at Gumeracha, but from 2022 […]

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Little Picassos: School Holiday Classes & Events | Glenelg, Hyde Park, Magill | Review

Little Picassos: School Holiday Classes & Events | Glenelg, Hyde Park, Magill | Review
Little Picassos run a variety of art classes throughout the year, from ongoing term-based classes to single drop-in (or drop-and-go for older kids) school holiday program classes. They also run classes for special events, like Mothers Day and Easter.
Classes are kept small […]

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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.
Review by Claire […]

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the bad guys review

The Bad Guys | In Cinemas 31 Mar 2022 | Review

[ March 31, 2022; ]
The Bad Guys – Movie Review
A fast-paced heist movie with plenty to keep young and old entertained.
by Claire Davill
Fans of Aaron Blabey’s graphic novel series The Bad Guys will love this adaptation for the screen. The group of “scary monster” animals are wonderfully voiced and animated, with standouts being Mr Wolf voiced by Sam Rockwell, […]

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Greenglade Dinosaur Playground

Greenglade Dinosaur Playground | Paradise | Review

Greenglade Playground – Review
Greenglade playground is a small, shaded playground hidden along the Torrens Linear Park at Paradise with a BIG drawcard – a large, sleeping dragon/dinosaur that kids can climb on and through!
Review by Claire Davill
The dragon/dinosaur (we still can’t agree on which it is) is definitely the main drawcard for this playground, but […]

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Drage Reserve Riverview Playground

Drage Reserve Riverview Playground | Felixstow | Review

Drage Reserve Riverview Playground – Review
Drage Reserve Playground, located in the inner north-eastern suburbs along the Torrens Linear Park in Felixstow, is a fantastic playground for all ages and abilities.
by Claire Davill
Drage Reserve Riverview Playground underwent an upgrade in 2019, designed with children of all ages and abilities in mind.  There is a wheelchair and […]

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Game On 3 | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

 
Game On 3 | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review
★★★★★ for fast paced fun and video game trivia galore
Matty Grey is loud, enthusiastic, and will (mildly) insult your children! The intrigue starts before entering the venue, with adults given mystery bags and select adults given beanies to wear. Children are instructed NOT to open the bags, […]

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Art-chery | Gluttony at Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

Art-chery | Gluttony at Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review
★★★★★ Five stars for a novel, artistic and fun activity
How does it work? You are given special foam-tipped arrows, a selection of paint colours and a canvas of your choice. You aim, fire, and SPLAT! Your artwork begins to take shape.

What does it cost? It depends on […]

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Play in the Plaza

Adelaide Festival Plaza & Children’s Artspace | Review

Adelaide Festival Plaza & Children’s Artspace – Review
After a long, long time, the Adelaide Festival Plaza is finally open to the public again, with a whole host of family-friendly facilities!
by Claire Davill
In addition, there is a dedicated Children’s Artspace that will feature new exhibitions each school term. There will also be workshops, interactive experiences, and […]

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