december 2014 Articles

Adelaide Night Market | North Terrace | Last Market Sunday 29 March 2015

[ October 26, 2014; November 30, 2014; December 14, 2014; January 25, 2015; February 22, 2015; March 29, 2015; ]

The last Adelaide Night Market for Season #3 returns to North Terrace this Sunday 29 March 2015.
Held on the last Sunday each month from October until March, the joys of the night market has transformed North Terrace on Sunday nights into a garden filled with street food from around the world, gifts, jewellery, live music […]

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Big Hero 6 | Movie Review | Opens 26 December 2014

Play & Go Movie Review | Big Hero 6
Last year the big offering from Disney was of course ‘Frozen’. This year’s Boxing Day release is quite different. The trailer did not reveal much about the story at all so this was a bit of a surprise package. There are certain elements of a Disney movie […]

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The DIY Superhero Science Show & Big Hero 6 Screening | 30 Dec 2014

[ December 30, 2014; 9:00 am; ]
What fits in with a hilarious movie about science nerds? A science show, of course!
The newly formed Bright Sparks Science Club is excited to bring you Mobile Science Education as they present a fun and engaging science show before the screening of the movie Big Hero 6.
They will explore how science and technology can be […]

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Winter Wonderland | West Lakes | 15 Dec 2014 – 14 Jan 2015

West Lakes Winter Wonderland
Escape the heat this Summer at the Westfield West Lakes indoor skating rink!
From 15 December 2014 until 14 January 2015 children aged 5 years and over can skate on a rink that looks and feels like real ice.  The rink will be open daily from 10am until 3pm.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL. 
Bookings can […]

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25 Fun Things To Do In Summer | Nature Play SA | 2014/15

Looking for some inspiration for summer fun?
The wonderful team at Nature Play SA have put together a special list of outdoor activities for you to complete.
Download the list, place it on the fridge and see how many you and your friends can tick off this summer!
25 Fun Things To Do In Summer:

Pick your own summer […]

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Rosa Matto Cooking Demonstration | 15 December 2014

[ December 15, 2014; 10:00 am; ]

Celebrity chef Rosa Matto cooks up at storm in the Rezz Cafe!
For the first time Rezz has partnered with celebrity chef Rosa Matto to demonstrate just how easy it is to create great food using simple, fresh ingredients. Direct from the bustling Rezz Cafe, Rosa Matto from Radio Italiana’s In Cucina and Seven’s SA Life, […]

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OzHarvest Tree of Goodness | Adelaide Central Markets | 18-24 December 2014

The OzHarvest Tree of Goodness is a fun way for market-goers to share some ‘food love’ this season – decorating The Tree during the last Market trading days before Christmas helps to put nutritious food on the tables of people in Adelaide that need it.
State Manager of OzHarvest, Hayley Everuss said the aim of the […]

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Wallis Family Fun Day | 14 December 2014

[ December 14, 2014; 10:00 am; ]

Wallis Family Fun Day will feature fun family activities starting at 10am followed by a screening of Penguins of Madagascar at 11am.

Mitcham and Noarlunga cinemas will both be hosting this special day to start of the school holidays.  Tickets are available online or from the cinema.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Wallis […]

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Dear Parent: About THAT kid

Dear Parent: About THAT kid
by Amy Murray

Dear Parent:
I know. You’re worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. The one who is always hitting shoving pinching scratching maybe even biting other children. The one who always has to hold my hand in the hallway. The one who has a special […]

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Christmas-Palooza | Family Fun Day Rock Extravaganza | 21 December 2014

[ December 21, 2014; 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
“Oh come all ye faithful”… To The JADE MONKEY and join LAZAROS DOG, FISHING WITH HENRY and THE PACKETS in spreading some yuletide love this Christmas.
You’ll also be amazed by magician extraordinaire, Hanz Zimmermann!
It’s an ALL AGES event with Face Painting and Balloonatics SO BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY!
(All acts will be performing a G Rated […]

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Ended: WIN a Cleland Wildlife Park WILDCARD for Christmas

Win an Annual Family Wildcard to Cleland Wildlife Park!
As one of the state’s most loved attractions, you can now go wild all year round.  The Annual Wildcard gives you 12 months unlimited entry to the park.
Valued at $140, this pass is valid for either two adults and two children OR one adult and three children.
Cleland […]

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Ended: WIN a Place at Bounce Tramp Camp in January 2015

The new BOUNCE Tramp Camp is the best way to beat boredom these holidays!
Exclusively designed for kids aged 9-12, they will be fully supervised every day, whilst they get to explore Bounce’s awesome facilities. They’ll get to develop their aerial skills, throw dodgeballs, launch themselves into giant airbags and join the free-jumping revolution.
When:
9:00am – 11:00am […]

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Santa in the City App | Have Fun in the City with the Christmas in the City app!

Christmas in the City app
For the first time ever, SEE Santa and his reindeer FLY around the City of Adelaide getting ready for Christmas with the FREE Santa in the City App.
Exclusive to Adelaide, catch a glimpse as Rudolph waits for a bus along King William Street, watch as Dasher and his mates graze in […]

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Ended: WIN 2 Free Registrations | 2015 Bupa Mini Tour for Kids

WIN 2 Free Registrations in the 2015 Bupa Mini Tour for Kids!
Play & Go are giving away 2 FREE registrations to participate in the official Mini Tour for Kids!
On Sunday 25 January 2015, kids aged six to 12 years can ride on the UCI WorldTour track just like the world’s cycling superheroes in the Tour […]

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Active Kids SAALC Holiday Care | December 2014 & January 2015

Active Kids SAALC Holiday Care
Active Kids SAALC Holiday Care is a program aimed at 5-12 year olds which encourages children to be active and social during the school break.
The program gives children the opportunity to make new friends whilst participating in a number of activities including cooking classes, use of the giant aquatic inflatables, arts, […]

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Summer Movies on the Terrace | State Library | 12 December 2014

[ December 12, 2014; 8:00 pm; ]
Summer Movies on the Terrace
Join the State Library for an old-fashion under the stars cinema experience with kids’ classic, Home Alone on Friday December 12th.
Bring a deck chair or bean bag and enjoy a night out with the whole family.  Entry to this event is free.
Aroma Cafe will be open until 8.30pm for all your […]

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Christmas Hound Search | Adelaide Central Plaza | December 2014

Christmas fun has arrived at Adelaide Central Plaza!
The Hound Search is back again!
Adelaide Central Plaza’s “Christmas Hound Search” is back on by popular demand and will run until Christmas Eve.
Collect your entry form from the lower ground floor Campbells Newsagency, complete your search for the missing clues with the four Papparazzi dog sculptures on the […]

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Carclew Dusk Arts Market | 9 December 2014

[ December 9, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
On the evening of Tuesday 9 December, Carclew’s manicured gardens will be transformed into a festive dusk market bustling with art and design market stalls, live music and entertainment, arts workshops and street food.
South Australian artists and designers will fill the markets with hand-crafted items, visual art, fashion and jewellery, perfect for bespoke Christmas gifts!
Make […]

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Outdoor Movie Nights | Marion | Dec 2014 & Jan 2015

[ December 19, 2014; 8:30 pm; January 9, 2015; 8:30 pm; January 16, 2015; 8:30 pm; January 23, 2015; 8:30 pm; ]  

The Marion Cultural Centre in Oaklands Park will be screening outdoor movies at sunset on selected Friday nights during the summer school holidays.  Bring along chairs or a picnic rug and enjoy a family film under the stars.  Signatures cafe will be open for a drink and a bite to eat.

The Grinch  |  Friday 19 […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries | Cherry Orchards South Australia | Nov to Jan

Editor’s Note {5 January 2014}: Cherry season is sadly over at most orchards. It was a fabulous season this year but over a little early. Also due to the current bushfire, cherry orchards are not open to the public for safety reasons until all areas and roads are declared safe. See the Cherries SA Facebook […]

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Blue Light Splash Bash | Waterworld | 12 December 2014

[ December 12, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]  

Blue Light Splash Bash!
The very first ‘Splash Bash Pool Party’ will be held at Waterworld Aquatic Centre on the last day of the school year, Friday 12 December.
Tickets will be $10 each and gates will open at 6.30pm for a 3-hour lock in for kids aged 12 to 17 years ONLY.  Pick-up will be at […]

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Annie | Opens 18 December 2014 | Review

Annie is a young, happy foster kid who’s also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014.
Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they’d be back for her someday, it’s been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan. […]

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Lightsview Summer Twilight Outdoor Cinema | Dec 2014 – Jan 2015

[ December 19, 2014; January 4, 2015; January 16, 2015; January 23, 2015; ]
Join the Lightsview community for their annual summer twilight cinema screenings during the December and January school holidays.
These fantastic community events are all free, so bring along your family and friends!
Don’t forget your deck chair, blanket or beanbag and a picnic basket to make yourself comfortable for the open air cinemas (insect repellent too!).

2014/15 Summer […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | Fun at the Fair | December 2014 & January 2015

[ December 14, 2014 to January 26, 2015. ]
Summer in Adelaide is a time when families can head to the beach and enjoy all the fun of the fair at the Semaphore Summer Carnival.
Held each year during the summer school holidays, the Semaphore Summer Carnival is a fun filled outing for the whole family. Enjoy some beachside fun on the foreshore with thrill […]

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Watch Around Water | Norwood State Swim | 3 December 2014

State Swim at Norwood are holding their Watch Around Water Launch on Wednesday 3rd December at 11.30am.
Parents with children under 5 years can come along for fun activities and lots of giveaways.  There will also be the opportunity to win 12 months worth of FREE swimming lessons!
RSVP to amanda.c@norwoodswimschool.com.au by Wednesday 26 November 2014.

For more […]

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Moonlight Cinema | Botanic Park | Summer 2014/15

[ December 4, 2014 to January 30, 2015. ]
You know summer is just around the corner when the Moonlight Cinema’s summer program arrives!
Adelaide’s annual outdoor cinema will return for Summer 2014/15 from Thursday 4 December and run until Sunday 15 February.  Moonlight Cinema is located at Botanic Park (adjacent to Adelaide Botanic Garden), Hackney Road, Adelaide with entry via Plane Tree Drive.

Gates open […]

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Eat Shop Play | Jetty Road Largs Bay Street Fair | 14 Dec 2014

[ December 14, 2014; 11:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]  

The date is set for the second Eat Shop Play at Jetty Road Largs Bay Street Fair!
Come along to this family friendly traffic-free event on Sunday, December 14th and enjoy live music, entertainment, market stalls, great local food and children’s entertainment.  Take advantage of the local businesses and grab a bite to eat and shop […]

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Pictures at Our Port | Free Outdoor Cinema | December 2014

[ December 6, 2014; 8:00 pm; December 13, 2014; 8:00 pm; December 20, 2014; 8:00 pm; December 27, 2014; 8:00 pm; ]
Free open air cinema in Our Port every Saturday evening in December 2014!
You’re invited to enjoy free film screenings on the lawns of Port Adelaide’s historic Hart’s Mill every Saturday evening in December! Relax on the lawns and take in classic films including Casablanca, Dirty Dancing, Home Alone and Back to the Future as part […]

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The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Gala | 14 December 2014

[ December 14, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]  

The Adelaide City Council is proud to present The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Gala at the Adelaide Town Hall on 14 December 2014.

This family friendly afternoon will delight young and old. There will be a special visit from Father Christmas and his Elves. The Gala will also feature the following entertainment:

♥  The SA Police Band – Dixie […]

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day | Opens 4 Dec 2014

Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life.  It’s a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another.
But when Alexander tells his upbeat family […]

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Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt | 12-14 December 2014

[ December 12, 2014 to December 14, 2014. ]
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt is a European-style Christmas market that captures the essence of community, celebration, fun, laughter and family enjoying time together, such as is found in many cities in Europe over the Christmas period, but in a warm Aussie setting.
Held in picturesque Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills, the market is organised and run by C3 […]

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Fešta – The Croatian Food & Wine Festival | 6 December 2014

[ December 6, 2014; ]
Fešta – The Croatian Food & Wine Festival is an annual one day outdoor event held at The Croatian Sports Centre SA Inc. in Gepps Cross.  Fešta (pronounced: “Feshta”) features delicious and authentic Croatian food, great wines and endless amounts of music and entertainment.  With a number of folkloric ensembles and various music acts from […]

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SA Police Band Christmas Concerts | 29 November & 4 December 2014

[ November 29, 2014; 2:00 pm; December 4, 2014; 11:00 am; ]

Get into the Christmas spirit with Australia’s oldest police band when they perform at Centennial Hall in Goolwa and Hopgood Theatre in Adelaide.

Enjoy the SA Police Band’s extensive repertoire of classical carols and sing-a-longs for an afternoon of traditional cheer just in time for Santa.

The perfect way to kick off the festive season for the […]

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Pipsqueaks Stocking Filler Christmas Markets | Saturdays 15 Nov to 20 Dec 2014

[ November 15, 2014; 10:00 am; November 22, 2014; 10:00 am; November 29, 2014; 10:00 am; December 6, 2014; 10:00 am; December 13, 2014; 10:00 am; December 20, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
NEW CHRISTMAS MARKETS OPENING FROM SATURDAY 15th NOVEMBER 2014!
FREE ENTRY
The Pipsqueaks Stocking Filler Christmas Markets will offer easy and relaxed Christmas shopping at gorgeous boutique handmade and new gift stalls. There will be yummy European cakes, coffee and German hotdogs. For the kids there is a Christmas Craft Village presented by Through The Green Door […]

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A Swingin’ Christmas Proms | 12 & 13 December 2014

[ December 12, 2014 to December 13, 2014. ]
A Swingin’ Christmas Proms 2014 presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
The Adelaide Festival Centre’s 2014 Christmas Proms will be in full swing this year featuring the delightful musical theatre and cabaret star Rachel Beck along-side the charismatic Michael Falzon (We Will Rock You / Swing on This) both fresh from their 2014 Adelaide Cabaret Festival performances.
Get […]

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Art Workshops | Port Adelaide | Nov & Dec 2014

Our Port is supporting a range of free art and craft workshops in November and December. Come along to any or all of the workshops, ranging from abstract painting or drawing workshops to funny hat making workshops.  Workshops will all be taking place at 27 North Parade, Port Adelaide.
Below is the workshop schedule:
November 2014

9 November […]

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Paddington | Opens 11 December 2014

[ December 7, 2014; 11:00 am; ]  
Paddington has grown up deep in the Peruvian jungle with his Aunt Lucy who, inspired by a chance encounter with an English explorer, has raised her nephew to dream of an exciting life in London.
When an earthquake destroys their home, Aunt Lucy decides to smuggle her young nephew on board a boat bound for England, […]

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Santa’s Cave | Waikerie | 28 November – 31 December 2014

[ November 28, 2014 to December 30, 2014. ]

Santa’s Cave Waikerie
The community of Waikerie created Santa’s Cave in 1996 to celebrate the spirit of Christmas.
The Waikerie Institute is transformed each year into a wonderland full of colourful displays, thousands of fairy lights, Christmas trees, the Nativity and lots of baubles that sparkle and shine. Santa officially takes up residence after the Waikerie Community […]

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FREE National Parks South Australia Vehicle Entry Pass | Nature Play SA

South Australian Parks are special places that provide a safe home for thousands of plants and animals that are found nowhere else in the world.
Hike, ride, swim, climb, camp, play or take photographs at any of South Australia’s great parks listed below with Nature Play SA’s free vehicle entry pass:

Belair National Park
Morialta Conservation Park
Para Wirra […]

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Amahl & The Night Visitors | Christmas Opera | 4-6 December 2014

Amahl & The Night Visitors is a Christmas Opera playing at the Space Theatre for a limited time this December.
Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors stands alongside Dickens’ A Christmas Carol as a beloved Christmas classic. Essentially a play set to music, this one act opera/musical (the most performed opera in the world […]

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