december 2016 Articles

Santa’s Magical Show | 3 Dec 2016 – SOLD OUT

[ December 3, 2016; ]
Santa’s Magical Show – sold out
It’s the most amazing experience for children and families with Santa in Adelaide…
Santa presents an amazing MAGIC SHOW filled with Christmas cheer and surprises galore. It’s more than a visit – it’s an intimate magic show that has all the children excited and entertained with the magic of Christmas and […]

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Christmas Day Lunch at The North Pole | 25 Dec 2016 – SOLD OUT

[ December 25, 2016; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Christmas Day Lunch at the North Pole
Escape the Adelaide summer heat and revel in a whimsical winter wonderland at a North Pole Christmas Day Lunch.
Editor’s note: the Christmas Day Lunch at the North Pole is sold out
[box size="large" style="rounded" border="full"]If you missed out this year email sales@crowneplazaadelaide.com.au to put your name down for 2017 and […]

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Princesses at Partridge House | 4 Dec 2016

[ October 4, 2016; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Princesses at Partridge House
The eagerly anticipated annual event ‘Princesses at Partridge House’ is back for 2016! The Fairy Bay of 26 years in Glenelg, proudly presents the annual event on 4 December 2016.
Come and meet all the Princesses and fairies in one place! With face painting, a photo booth, singing, dancing, games and stories in the beautiful grounds […]

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Westminster School Christmas Lights | 16 – 22 Dec 2016

[ December 16, 2016 8:00 pm to December 22, 2016 10:00 pm. ]
Westminster School Christmas Lights
Westminster School set to sparkle and shine this Christmas
Westminster School in Marion is set to sparkle and shine this Christmas when it holds its annual Christmas Lights display in December.

The Westminster School Christmas Lights is a highly-anticipated seasonal event and a firm favourite among the South Australian community. It will be held from Friday […]

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Kids’ Birthday Party Food & Birthday Cakes | Easy Recipes | Best Party Guide

Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
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 plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]

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Kids’ Birthday Party Suppliers in Adelaide

Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
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 plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]

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Kids’ Birthday Party Venues in Adelaide | Best Party Guide

Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
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 plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]

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The Best Party Guide | Kids’ Birthday Party Ideas in Adelaide

Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
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 plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]

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Costume Exhibition | Ayers House | On now – 11 Dec | 2016

[ October 20, 2016 to December 11, 2016. ]
Ayers House – Costume Exhibition
Ayers House Museum is currently  welcoming families to view The Dress Maker Costume Exhibition. The exhibition features almost 50 costumes appearing over two floors of the beautiful Ayers House.  Hot on the heels of the hit Australian film, The Dressmaker, the National Trust in association with Film Art Media proudly presents […]

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Aldinga Bay Community Christmas Carols | 11 Dec 2016

[ December 11, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
Aldinga Bay Community Carols
The 12th Aldinga Bay Community Carols is planned for Sunday 11 December 2016.
The Aldinga Bay Baptist Church can’t wait to see attendance at the carols grow again this year. Thanks to the community, The Aldinga Bay Community Carols is a free event and a continued success! The event will once again be held at Symonds Reserve […]

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Blackwood Christmas Tree Festival | 2 – 4 Dec 2016

[ December 2, 2016 to December 4, 2016. ]
Blackwood Christmas Tree Festival
A wonderland of beautiful creations
Get lost within the magical environment of Christmas trees, lights, glitter and sparkle designed and crafted by talented Mitcham hills residents and businesses at Blackwood Christmas Tree Festival.

Children can chat with Santa

Santa will be resident in his Magic Cave in Blackwood; all child visitors will receive a little […]

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Adelaide Night Market | Foody & Crafty Market on North Terrace | Oct 16 to Mar 17

[ October 30, 2016; 4:00 pm; November 27, 2016; 4:00 pm; December 11, 2016; 4:00 pm; January 29, 2017; 4:00 pm; February 26, 2017; 4:00 pm; March 26, 2017; 4:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Night Market Returns for Season 5!
30 Oct, 27 Nov, 11 Dec 2016  |  29 Jan, 26 Feb & 26 Mar 2017
Adelaide Night Market is a foodie and crafty market! The market is held once a month during daylight savings and usually it is on the last Sunday of the month from October to March […]

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Santa’s Wonderland | Christmas Comes Alive at the Adelaide Showgrounds | 9 to 18 Dec 2016

[ December 9, 2016 to December 18, 2016. ]
Santa’s Wonderland
Santa’s Wonderland comes alive at Adelaide Showgrounds with an extravagant Christmas event including an ice skating rink, tobogganing, amusement rides, stalls and plenty of family fun.
Editor’s Note 10 December 2016: CLICK HERE to read our Play & Go Review of Santa’s Wonderland
Christmas in Adelaide just became even more memorable with a new event making […]

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How to make Gloop | Messy Play Recipe

Messy Play ideas: How to make Gloop
Isn’t gloop a great word! Gloop is basically cornflour slime and it’s easy to make and fun to experiment with. It has a unique texture and is a good way of learning about solids and liquids through sensory play.
Making gloop is a messy activity so you’ll want to be prepared. You may […]

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Messy Play Salt Dough Recipe

How to make Salt Dough | Salt Dough Recipe

How to make Salt Dough
Looking for some rainy day fun? Salt dough is easy to make. It’s also great for making Christmas ornaments. You could paint your salt dough decorations with white acrylic paint and decorate with red or green ribbons and some glitter. This salt dough recipe is super easy and with only three ingredients […]

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Twilight Carols & Christmas Market | Stepney | 9 Dec 2016

[ December 9, 2016; 5:30 pm; ]
Twilight Carols & Christmas Market
An open-air concert under the stars that will have everyone singing along to their favourite Christmas carols.
You are invited to this FREE family friendly event to come and share in the spirit of Christmas and the excitement this time of the year has to offer. The Twilight Christmas Carols will feature special […]

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Campbelltown Moonlight Markets | 2016/2017

[ November 4, 2016; 6:00 pm; December 2, 2016; 6:00 pm; February 3, 2017; 6:00 pm; March 3, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
The Campbelltown Moonlight Market season kicks off Friday Nov 4, 6pm to 10pm.
Enjoy the atmosphere of the Campbelltown Moonlight Markets at Thorndon Park as you peruse the creations of over 100 stallholders pedalling their wares. Treat yourself to food from the super cool foodies from the Campbelltown Food Trail. Plus there will be live entertainment […]

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Christmas Pageants Guide 2016 | Adelaide – South Australia

[ November 5, 2016; 10:00 am; November 12, 2016; 9:30 am; November 19, 2016 10:00 am to November 20, 2016 10:00 am. November 26, 2016; 10:00 am; December 2, 2016 to December 4, 2016. December 9, 2016 to December 11, 2016. December 17, 2016 to December 19, 2016. December 23, 2016; ]
Your Guide to South Australia’s Christmas Pageants 2016

Find out when your local Christmas Pageant is happening this year, in and around Adelaide.
Most councils host a fabulous, family friendly pageant in their main street for local residents to enjoy. Community Christmas Pageants are a great way to support local businesses, organisations, schools and clubs as they […]

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert | 4 Nov 2017

[ November 4, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert – tickets on sale now!
Do you remember the excitement? The magic? The music? From the book that sparked our imagination came the movie that captured the hearts of millions.Relive the magic of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone like never before in this special live concert with […]

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VACSWIM | Enrolments Now Open | Dec 2016 & Jan 2017

[ October 17, 2016 to October 21, 2016. ]
Online Enrolments now open for VACSWIM
Make a SPLASH as you dive into VACSWIM SA this summer! With vital water safety knowledge, water skills, water confidence and water awareness education taught at every level, VACSWIM SA is the perfect program for any Aussie family who spends summer around the pool or beach.

Over 13,000 primary school aged children […]

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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | 2016/2017

[ October 23, 2016; November 27, 2016; December 18, 2016; January 22, 2017; February 26, 2017; March 26, 2017; April 23, 2017; ]
Stirling Laneways Market is back!
Stirling Laneways is ‘more than a market’ – it’s a celebration of life and brings a fresh burst of colour to the picturesque streetscape of the Adelaide Hills village. Follow your feet through the lanes and side-streets of Stirling to discover a vibrant convergence of artists and entertainers, pop-up stalls and local […]

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Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta

How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta | Messy Play Recipe

Messy Play ideas: How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Looking for an indoor activity that is super easy? Why not make some Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta? It’s inexpensive and good sensory fun.
What you’ll need to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta

dry spaghetti
a snap lock bag or a container to mix it in
food colouring
cooking oil (optional)

How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Cook a packet (or […]

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Bupa RideAbout | 2016

[ October 30, 2016; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. November 13, 2016; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. December 4, 2016; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Bupa RideAbout 2016: Family. Fun. Together.
If you’re looking for an exciting weekend activity to get the family outdoors together during the warmer weather, Bupa has the answer with its new Adelaide RideAbout series.
Bupa RideAbout is designed for all ages and abilities to hop on a bike and explore the best of Adelaide’s beautiful parks. To add […]

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New Civic Park Playground Designs Released by Tea Tree Gully Council

Tea Tree Gully Council has released final designs for an exciting new playground at Modbury’s Civic Park – part of a $1.7 million overall park upgrade
To be completed by early December 2016, the new playground will have three play zones to cater for different age groups and abilities, including a three-storey play unit, climbing frame […]

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The Heights Observatory Public Viewing Nights | Modbury Heights | Sep – Dec 2016

[ September 9, 2016; 8:00 pm; November 4, 2016; 8:30 pm; December 9, 2016; 8:30 pm; ]  

The Heights Observatory
The Heights Observatory is a joint facility operated with The Heights School. The facility is located in metropolitan Adelaide, approximately 15km north-east of the city and is used primarily by school students to gain hands-on experience with their Astronomy studies and to show the public the night sky.
Telescopes
The Heights Observatory consists of two […]

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Singin’ in the Rain | 1 – 18 Dec 2016

[ December 1, 2016 to December 18, 2016. ]
This spectacular show is packed full of the charm, romance, comedy and Tinseltown glamour of one of the world’s best-loved movies.
It tells the story of the first Hollywood musical, when the silver screen found its voice and left silent movies – and some of its stars – behind.

As well as glorious songs including ‘Good Morning’, […]

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ObstaSplash SA | Oakbank | 3 & 4 Dec 2016

[ December 3, 2016 to December 4, 2016. ]
ObstaSplash is Australia’s largest fully inflatable obstacle course!
What is ObstaSplash?
ObstaSplash is an all new Australian grown and operated 5km inflatable obstacle course suitable for all levels (ages 13 upwards). This is an untimed event with the emphasis on fun. The course is best completed with your mates for the ultimate laugh, and for extra giggles why […]

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