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Daughters & Dads Cricket | Adelaide Term 3 Registrations Now Open

Daughters & Dads Cricket is a ground breaking program developing cricket skills and strengthening relationships between daughters and dads.
Like to boost your daughter’s social-emotional wellbeing, increase her physical activity levels, and deepen her relationship with her dad or father figure?
Daughters and Dads Cricket is a life changing program.  Developed by researchers at the University of […]

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Universal Kingdom: Prehistoric Nights

Universal Kingdom: Prehistoric Nights | Illuminate Adelaide 2024 | Review

Illuminate Adelaide returns to the Adelaide Zoo this year, with Universal Kingdom: Prehistoric Nights, a luminous step back in time to when ancient creatures roamed the earth!
Review by Sharon Harrington
The Illuminate experience at the zoo has become a winter favourite activity for many families. It’s great fun to bundle the kids up in their winter […]

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Superluminal – Patch Theatre | South Australian Museum | Illuminate Adelaide 2024 | Review

Patch Theatre’s latest interactive show for children, Superluminal, blends art and science in a fun, immersive, glowing world full of strange creatures.
Review by Claire Davill
Children are guided through several spaces by a performer and encouraged to explore with their own lamp. Changing colours reveal new creatures on the walls and footprints on the floor. 

The lanterns […]

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Fire Gardens – Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

Explore Illuminate Adelaide’s incredible Fire Gardens at the Adelaide Botanic Garden
Wander around the gardens at night and be warmed by spectacular fire art installations that you can walk under, walk through and even sit on!
Review by Claire Davill
French fire experts Compagnie Carabosse have made use of most of the extensive Adelaide Botanic Garden, which means […]

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Let’s Go Caravan, Camping & Off Road Sale | Adelaide Showground | 25-28 Jul 2024

[ July 25, 2024 to July 28, 2024. ]
Happening at the Adelaide Showground from 25 to 28 July, the Let’s Go SA Caravan, Camping & Off Road Sale is your destination to snap up deals on caravan, camping, and 4WD gear.
Discover the latest caravans, motorhomes, camping supplies, accessories, and off-road essentials at incredible discounts. This family friendly event is the perfect opportunity to […]

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Five Things for Kids to Watch During School Holidays to Get Them Ready for Paris 2024

Five Things for Kids to Watch During School Holidays to Get Them Ready for Paris 2024
Stan has an inspirational selection of family friendly films to get kids ready for the upcoming Paris Olympics this month.  School holidays are a time for relaxation and unwinding and watching movies online in the comfort of your own home […]

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WIN $100 in the Police Credit Union Kids’ Art Competition | 1 Jul – 30 Aug 2024

[ July 3, 2023 to August 31, 2023. ]
Want to WIN $100 and be featured in the Police Credit Union 2025 calendar?
There are 13 prizes to win valued at $100 plus a Police Credit Union Kids Fun Pack!
How to WIN:
Draw a picture that best describes your favourite thing to do in SA or NT.

Each artwork will […]

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Little Murmur | Adelaide Festival Centre | 21-24 Aug 2024

[ August 21, 2024 to August 24, 2024. ]
It’s time to be mesmerised with Little Murmur.
Jump into a world of dance, technology and illustration with this stunning visual piece exploring the exaggerated realities of living in a world you can struggle to process.
Based on the true story of one child’s struggle with letters and words, Little Murmur is an honest and funny tale […]

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Family Fun Fair | National Railway Museum | 20 & 21 Jul 2024

[ July 20, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ]
The National Railway Museum’s annual Family Fun Fair is back during the July school holidays on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July.  
Take a ride on a miniature train, explore the museum and enjoy free entertainment at the National Railway Museum’s Annual Family Fun Fun Fair. Admission tickets include all entertainment and train rides.
This year’s free […]

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The Gruffalo’s Child – Live on Stage | Adelaide Festival Centre | 19-21 Jul 2024

[ July 19, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ]   
If you loved The Gruffalo, don’t miss the sequel, The Gruffalo’s Child, which returns following previous sell-out Australian tours – now in a new West End production!
Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book.

One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warnings […]

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winter school holiday guide july 2024

Adelaide School Holiday Guide | Top Things to do with Kids During the Holidays

[ July 6, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ]
July School Holiday Guide South Australia 
Find the best activities, events and experiences for kids and families during the Autumn school holidays in our Adelaide School Holiday Guide. Go on an exciting family adventure, get creative at a school holiday program or try a new sport.  This is your handy guide to keeping the kids busy […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 27-28 Jul 2024

[ July 27, 2024 to July 28, 2024. ]
Enjoy a weekend of family fun with show rides, camel & pony rides, food trucks, live music, market stalls, fireworks and an almond inspired cookery competition at the annual Willunga Almond Blossom Festival.
This annual winter community fundraiser held on the last weekend in July will celebrate with entertainment for the whole family.  Enjoy local live […]

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Ratburger | Adelaide Festival Centre | 18-20 Jul 2024

[ July 18, 2024 to July 20, 2024. ]
From the creative mind of children’s author David Walliams (The World’s Worst Children, Gangsta Granny), Ratburger is coming to life in a hilarious new play.
Things are not looking good for Zoe. Her stepmother Sheila is so lazy she gets Zoe to pick her nose for her. The school bully Tina Trump makes her life a […]

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Glenelg Winter Arts Festival | 5-21 Jul 2024

[ July 5, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ]
The Glenelg Winter Arts Festival returns to the Bay from 5 – 21 July 2024.
This fun winter event is your chance to enjoy live arts and entertainment during the cooler weather in an iconic Adelaide coastal location.
Over the two weeks of the July school holidays, 5-21 July, Glenelg’s Colley Reserve will be abuzz with shows […]

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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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City Lights | Free Light Trail | Illuminate Adelaide | 5-21 Jul 2024

[ July 5, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ]
City Lights – Illuminate Adelaide’s FREE Family Friendly Event!
Illuminate Adelaide’s biggest free program of art, light and technology returns with a whole-new free program of interactive surprises, thought-provoking installations, and breathtaking projections.
Works by local and international artists from the world’s leading creative studios will be showcased at Adelaide’s iconic institutions and secret hideaways.
Installations & Locations
ChronoHarp […]

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Illuminate Adelaide | Winter Light Festival | 4-21 Jul 2024

[ July 4, 2024 to July 21, 2024. ]  
Illuminate Adelaide 2024.
Illuminate Adelaide, Adelaide’s exciting winter light festival, returns from 4 to 21 July 2024 with a spectacular program of immersive installations that will light up the city.
Celebrating the intersection and innovation between art, light music and technology, the program features a dedicated program of major ticketed events, music performances and free installations. 

This is […]

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fire gardens

Fire Gardens | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 4-21 Jul 2024

[ July 4, 2024 to July 7, 2024. July 11, 2024 10:00 pm to July 14, 2024 10:00 pm. July 18, 2024 10:00 pm to July 21, 2024 10:00 pm. ]

Spectacular international hit Fire Gardens is coming to Adelaide Botanic Garden for Illuminate Adelaide 2024.
From 4 – 21 July, gather around the firelight and journey through a wonderland of captivating flaming sculpture at Adelaide Botanic Garden.
Heading to Australia exclusively for Illuminate Adelaide, French masters of flame Compagnie Carabosse invite you to experience an extraordinary winter […]

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