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Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes

Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids | Summer 2016-17

[ January 19, 2017; 9:30 am; January 20, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 23, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. January 24, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. January 25, 2017; 9:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 27, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids
This summer come and learn how to cook something different every day at Scoffed.
School Holiday Cooking Classes for all ages
Whether you want to make edible gifts or decorations in one of our Christmas treat classes or come to one of their more traditional classes in January, they have a fantastic program for […]

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Dinosaurs Alive! at Adelaide Zoo | Review

[ December 26, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Editor’s Note: Due to popular demand Dinosaurs Alive! was extended until 5 February 2017.
These summer holidays you can travel back in time to see dinosaurs roaming around Adelaide Zoo. If like us you saw the dinosaurs last time they visited three years ago, you might be interested in whether they are the same or not. While […]

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Ended: Win Tickets to a Wild Imagination nature play Event – Family Session | Jan 2017

Wild Imagination is a new alternative to vacation care. Get kids outside, and allow them to spend their school holidays in nature!
These school holiday events are based almost entirely outdoors. Kids will hang out in tents instead of classrooms, play with sticks and bugs instead of pens and paper, use nature in craft activities, build […]

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Ended: Win Tickets to a KIDS ONLY Wild Imagination nature play Event | Jan 2017

Wild Imagination is a new alternative to vacation care. Get kids outside, and allow them to spend their school holidays in nature!
These school holiday events are based almost entirely outdoors. Kids will hang out in tents instead of classrooms, play with sticks and bugs instead of pens and paper, use nature in craft activities, build […]

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New Year’s Eve at Glenelg | Light Up the Bay | 31 Dec 2016

Come to Glenelg this New Year’s Eve to celebrate 2016 and welcome in 2017.
The foreshore will come alive with free live entertainment, free children’s activities and fireworks. This annual festivity has become one of the most popular family friendly outdoor events on the State’s calendar. There is nothing better than watching the sun going down over the […]

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New Years Eve | Family Friendly Guide & Where to See Fireworks | 31 Dec 2016

[ December 31, 2016; ]
Elder Park, Adelaide
Adelaide City Council’s free New Year’s Eve event is going to be the biggest party in town! All your party needs are covered with live music, fabulous food, children’s entertainment and of course, spectacular fireworks.
This year for the first time, the event will include a family fairground on the western side of King […]

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T-Rex to Attack Moseley Square Glenelg | 28 & 29 Dec 2016

[ December 28, 2016 to December 29, 2016. ]
Something quirky is going to the Bay on Proclamation Day and the day after; a T-Rex from Adelaide Zoo is set to attack Moseley Square!
A 2.4m high x 5.7m long Nanotyrannosaur (small T-Rex) will be busting out of the Adelaide Zoo at around 8.30am on Wednesday 28 December morning and making his way to Moseley Square, […]

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Christmas Tree Brownies & Reindeer Chocolate Cake

Christmas Tree Brownies
Our Play & Go friend, eleven year old Miss Sophie, made these wonderful Christmas Tree Brownies recently for a school cake stall. We thought they were amazing so asked if she would share the recipe.
We have a couple of recipes you can use to make the brownies. See them here and here.
Then the […]

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Top Five Activities to Keep Your Kids Active Over Summer

[ December 21, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]  
Top five activities to keep your kids active over summer
Christmas in Australia is a great time of year and with the summer school holidays here, it’s time to start thinking about summer activities and how you can keep your kids active over Christmas.

With the onset of Summer school holidays, parents around Australia begin to agonise […]

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Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations | 31 Dec 2016

[ December 31, 2016 7:30 pm to January 1, 2017 12:00 am. December 31, 2016 7:30 pm to January 1, 2017 12:00 am. ]

Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Go to Victor Harbor for the biggest night of the year, with plenty of family-friendly entertainment
Each year the Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve celebrations attract more than 10,000 spectators enjoying the festivities around Warland Reserve, and over 30,000 locals, families and visitors relaxing along the Victor Harbor foreshore to watch […]

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Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant | 31 Dec 2016

[ December 31, 2016; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant
New Year’s Eve 2016 will see the 19th Annual Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant.
The pageant consists of a parade of approximately 40 colourful floats leaving Katherine Drive at 7.30pm sharp winding its way through the streets of Normanville ending at the beautiful Normanville foreshore at approximately 8pm.

Locals and tourists alike flock […]

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Ended: WIN Shiels Earrings | Christmas Gift Ideas

Shiels Jewellers have some great last minute Christmas gifts that are perfect for any budget.
We picked out these gorgeous earrings from their Christmas catalogue and thought you might like a pair too!  The Freshwater Pearl and Zirconia Ear Jacket is adjustable to fit nicely, so that the bottom part sits neatly along the edge of […]

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New Blackwood Playground planned | 2017

New Blackwood Playground planned
Good news for residents of Blackwood – new playgrounds to be installed in 2017
Keep an eye out for the new local level nature playspace planned for Blackwood in 2017. The City of Mitcham is planning to replace the playgrounds at Avenue Road Reserve, Ossie Goldsworthy Reserve and Barrans Reserve.
The new Blackwood Playground […]

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Dinosaurs Alive! | Adelaide Zoo | 26 Dec 2016 – 5 Feb 2017

[ December 26, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Dinosaurs Alive! at Adelaide Zoo. Extended until Sunday 5 February 2017!
Come and see them before they go extinct… again!
Back by popular demand, the dinosaurs will be roaring into the zoo. Dinosaurs Alive will give budding paleontologists the opportunity to walk alongside seven life-size and life-like roaring, snarling and moving animatronic dinosaurs.
It’s an event 65 million years […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | New Years Eve & Australia Day Fireworks | Dec 2016 & Jan 2017

[ December 16, 2016 to January 29, 2017. ]
Semaphore Summer Carnival 2016
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 […]

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SING | Movie Review | In Cinemas 26 Dec 2016

[ December 26, 2016; ]

© 2016 Universal Studios
Illumination Presents SING | In Cinemas 26 December 2016
Play & Go Movie Review
There’s a lot to love about Sing, from the people who brought us The Secret Life of Pets, Despicable Me and Minions.

If you’ve ever watched TV programs like The Voice or Australian Idol and felt your heart swell with joy […]

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FREE Movies in the Park | Klemzig Reserve | 18 Dec 2016

[ December 18, 2016; 6:30 pm; ]
Movies in the Park – The Jungle Book
Klemzig Reserve sets the backdrop for a FREE open-air cinema. Bring a rug, a picnic basket and your family to watch The Jungle Book this Sunday 18 December. The event kicks off at 6:30pm with the movie starting at 8:45pm.

Movies in the Park is hosted by the City of Port […]

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Silent Disco by City of Holdfast Bay | 20 Dec 2016

[ December 20, 2016; ]
It’s time to get your Silent Disco on!
At this Silent Disco everybody will have their own special wireless headphones and be taken through a series of games, activities and dances all under disco lights, lasers and special effects.
This workshop is suitable for children aged 6 – 15 years old.
Tickets to the Silent Disco
Tickets to the […]

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Free Bubble Soccer in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | 22 & 23 Dec 2016

[ December 22, 2016 10:30 am to December 23, 2016 12:30 pm. December 22, 2016 10:30 am to December 23, 2016 12:30 pm. December 22, 2016 10:30 am to December 23, 2016 12:30 pm. ]
Free Bubble Soccer in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga
Doing some final Christmas shopping in the City? Swing by Victoria Square/ Tarntanyangga and try free Bubble Soccer between 10:30am – 12:30pm on Thursday 22 & Friday 23 December 2016.
At the free Bubble Soccer in Victoria Square, your kids will be able to don an inflatable bubble suit that allows them […]

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Let’s Play Event | IKEA | 16 & 17 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016; 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. December 17, 2016; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Let’s Play Event
IKEA Adelaide is launching a series of free kids activities this weekend on Friday 16 December 2pm – 7pm and Saturday 17 December from 11am – 4pm for its Let’s Play Event.
The Let’s Play Event celebrates playfulness as part of everyday life – a perfect outing for the family.
Children are invited to take […]

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Goodwood on the Green | 16 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Goodwood on the Green
Enjoy a late afternoon of relaxation with friends and the local community for Christmas
Come and join in on Friday 16 December from 3.30pm – 7pm for a relaxing time of great live music by Bob Hookway, Coffee from Trouble & Strife, Cheese and Wine by Two Sisters Food & Wine, St Louis House […]

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Kids’ Creativity Sought for Unley Oval Playground Upgrade | 2017

Unley Oval Playground Upgrade
The City of Unley has tapped into the imaginations of children to help it design an upgraded playground at Unley Oval.
During recent community consultation with local residents, the City of Unley specifically sought suggestions from children in the area about what they would like to see incorporated into an improved playground, atop […]

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Family Christmas Carols | Victor Harbor | 18 Dec 2016

[ December 18, 2016; 5:00 pm; ]
Family Christmas Carols at Victor Harbor
Come and enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly evening singing your favourite carols and reflecting on the story of Christmas.

The Carols will be held indoors at the Investigator College Performing Arts and Sports Centre and will be followed by a free sausage sizzle and games for the kids.

Christmas Pageant Guide – your guide to South […]

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2 Jetties Fun Run | Glenelg to Brighton | 26 Dec 2016

[ December 26, 2016; 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. ]
2 Jetties Fun Run
This race from Glenelg Jetty to Brighton Jetty and back, is organised by the Doug Smart for the South Australian Masters Athletics in conjunction with the Bay Sports Festival at Glenelg Foreshore (Adelaide, South Australia), and will be held on Monday 26 December 2016.
For family fun, this year there will again be […]

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Science Club | Radical Rainbows & Cool Colours | Rundle Place | 20 Dec 2016

[ December 20, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
The Adelaide City Libraries are partnering with the Young Scientists of Australia (YSA) to explore the science of colour on Tuesday the 20 December 2016 at Rundle Place!
Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue and why it turns red at sunset? Do you know why rainbows appear after a rainy day? Don your […]

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Max Brenner Chocolate Dessert Cafe Opens in Adelaide | 15 Dec 2016

[ December 15, 2016; ]
Max Brenner Chocolate Bar is opening on Rundle Street Adelaide on Thursday 15 December 2016.
To celebrate they will be having a Chocolate Breaking Ceremony at 2pm. Plus if you’re one of their first 100 guests you’ll receive a complimentary Belgian waffle.

The Rundle Street chocolate cafe (pictured below) will be the first in Adelaide and the […]

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Code Camp | Loreto | 19 – 21 Dec 2016

[ December 19, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ]
Come join another fantastic Code Camp at Loreto!
Learn to code your very own iPhone app, have some fun and build your skills for the future. This hugely popular holiday event will be held at Loreto College Marryatville, from Monday 19 December to Wednesday 21 December and is available to both girls and boys in Years […]

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Christmas Twilight Farmers Market | Mt Pleasant | 22 Dec 2016

[ December 22, 2016; 5:00 pm; ]
The Mount Pleasant Christmas Twilight Farmers Market has gained the reputation of being one of the most popular twilight farmers markets in South Australia.
The market will feature over 50 fresh food producers on site, many of them undercover, along with delicious dining options, all set in the very picturesque surroundings of Mt Pleasant The market […]

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Re-planting the Bunyip’s Home | Bonython Park | 16 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016; 9:30 am to 10:30 am. ]
Replanting the Bunyip’s Home
Come along and help re-plant the Bunyip Trail at Bonython Park after it was hit by the recent storms.
Unfortunately after recent storms, the Bunyip Trail has been damaged and needs re-planting, so come along to this event and help re-build. Please come dressed for the weather (hat and sunscreen). The site can […]

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Ended: WIN Movie Tickets to Disney’s Moana | In Cinemas 26 Dec 2016

Win Tickets to Disney’s Moana | In cinemas 26 December 2016
From the team that brought you The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and The Princess and the Frog comes Moana.
Moana is an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli‘i Cravalho) meets the once-mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne […]

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Moana | In Cinemas 26 Dec 2016

[ December 26, 2016; ]
Disney’s Moana
Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows why.
From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on […]

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No Vacancy: A Christmas Play | Glossop | 18 Dec 2016

[ December 18, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
“No Vacancy” will star Riverland Central Kids and tell the Christmas Story with plenty of laughs and fun.
Bring your children and your grandparents – they’ll love it! Stay for a casual Christmas Lunch afterwards! (Church family, bring a salad to share. Guests, just bring yourselves!)

Christmas Pageant Guide – your guide to South Australia’s Christmas Pageants
Christmas Events Guide – […]

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25 Things to Do in Summer | Nature Play SA | 2016-2017

[ December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017. ]
Rockpool discoveries, summer fruit harvests, early morning bushwalks, nature boat racing, balmy evenings by the water… get set for an endless summer of outdoor play with Nature Play SA’s list of ‘25 Things to Do in Summer’!
Download the list here
Print a copy for your family, pop it on the fridge, and see how many things […]

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Christmas Where the Angas Flows | Strathalbyn | 16 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016; 6:30 pm; ]
Christmas where the Angas Flows is an annual Strathalbyn community event that has been running, in a variety of formats, for many years.
It celebrates the end of the school term and provides an opportunity for local businesses to thank the community for their support.  The event is also covered by a total ‘Dry Zone’ (7am-7am) […]

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Trolls | Kids Movie & Discos at Wallis | 16 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]
Get in quick for tickets to the supervised movie and Blue Light Disco lock in at Wallis Piccadilly and Mt Barker Cinemas!
From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks’ Trolls. This holiday season, enter a colourful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story […]

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Win an Accommodation Package at Miller Apartments | Adelaide | ended

[ December 12, 2016 to December 26, 2016. ]
Win an accommodation package at Miller Apartments in the heart of Adelaide.
Miller Apartments Adelaide is proudly Adelaide’s newest apartment style hotel, providing a new level of comfort in newly renovated one, two and three bedroom fully self-contained apartments and is ideal for short or long stay.

The hotel was voted “Best Apartment / Suite Accommodation” consecutively […]

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School Holiday Accommodation Package at Miller Apartments | Adelaide | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

School Holiday Package at Miller Apartments
Miller Apartments Adelaide is proudly Adelaide’s newest apartment style hotel, providing a new level of comfort in newly renovated one, two and three bedroom fully self-contained apartments and is ideal for short or long stay.
The hotel was voted “Best Apartment / Suite Accommodation” consecutively at the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) […]

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Moonlight Cinema | Botanic Park | 2016 – 2017

Moonlight Cinema is back at Botanic Park!
Moonlight Cinema is Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema, showing advance screenings, new release and cult films on the lawns of the iconic Botanic Park. Join in on the fun for the 2016 – 2017 Summer Season from Thursday 1 December 2016 until 19 February 2017.
Tickets for December/January are on sale […]

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Cirkidz | Summer School Holiday Programs | Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

[ December 19, 2016 to December 21, 2016. January 9, 2017; January 16, 2017; January 23, 2017 to January 25, 2017. ]  
Cirkidz Wicked School Holiday Programs
This December and January, Cirkidz are serving up a huge amount of circus fun! With specialised programs and workshops, circus is the gift that keeps on giving even after you leave the centre. Come and learn real take home skills and boost confidence as you soar to new heights in Cirkidz state […]

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Waterworld Dive In Movie | The Jungle Book | 17 Dec 2016

[ December 17, 2016; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
On Saturday 17 December 2016, Waterworld will be screening ‘The Jungle Book’ as their Dive In movie!
There will be $8 entry which includes movie and water slides or you can purchase a family pass for 4 people for $26. Doors will open at 7pm and the movie starts at 8.30pm. Nova’s Cassanova’s will be at […]

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