february 2014 Articles

Dig-A-Dino | 27 & 28 February 2014

Dig-a-Dino is a new take on a classic childhood toy, the wooden dinosaur skeleton puzzles.  Giant puzzle pieces will be buried within sand pits, allowing kids to hunt for dinosaur bones and then piece their skeleton together like a palaeontologist, creating an interactive 3D puzzle play for all. These activities will be coming soon – watch this […]

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Nature Play SA Launch | 51 Things To Do Before You’re 12

Nature Play SA was launched today with special guest speaker Richard Louv, the author of ‘The Nature Principle’ and ‘Last Child in the Woods’. Nature Play SA is a government initiative established to increase the time South Australian children spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature. It is founded on the understanding that unstructured […]

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WIN Tickets to see Le Petit Circus | Fringe 2014

Le Petit Circus is a family circus extravaganza! Returning with a 40 minute BRAND NEW SHOW! Amazing acrobatics, and stacks of silliness, perfect for children aged 3+, and the young at heart. This show returns for the fourth year with all new tricks and all new fun.
Le Petit Circus has been performing shows around Australia […]

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Kids Comedy Gala | Adelaide Fringe 2014 Review

The Kids Comedy Gala is a good choice if you’re a little unsure of what to see at the Fringe.  It’s a selection of performers giving you a sample of their show so you get a good mix of different acts – from juggling and stand up to circus and magic tricks.  Our MC’s were […]

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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo | Adelaide Fringe 2014 Review

It’s no surprise this week’s Adelaide Fringe Children’s Events Weekly Award Winner was Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo!  This live action show is absolutely fabulous and a must see for families, especially those with children aged five and over.  This is a Fringe show that educates and entertains both children and adults alike, with dinosaur facts galore […]

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Broadway 4 Kidz | Adelaide Fringe 2014

[ February 22, 2014; 11:00 am; February 26, 2014; 11:00 am; ]

With 10 young professional performers, Broadway 4 Kidz will bring to life the most famous of children’s characters from stage and screen with high energy song and dance numbers. You will see the Little Mermaid and Sebastian, Lumiere and Belle, the kids from High School Musical as well as many others!

Interaction from the audience is […]

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Adelaide Noodle Nights + Markets | 21 February – 14 March 2014

[ February 21, 2014; 4:00 pm; February 28, 2014; 4:00 pm; March 7, 2014; 4:00 pm; March 14, 2014; 4:00 pm; ]
If you love Asian food get along to Adelaide Noodle Nights + Markets held at the newest hub of the Riverbank Precinct, The Blue Hive.  Running every Friday from February 21st through to March 14th, there will be free events with live music, kids activities and Asian Street Food. 
Each Friday evening from 4pm until […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall | Fringe 2014 | Review

[ February 23, 2014; 11:00 am; March 2, 2014; 11:00 am; March 9, 2014; 11:00 am; March 10, 2014; 1:00 pm; March 16, 2014; 11:00 am; ]

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall
DJ Monski Mouse brings her high-energy smash-hit parents’ and children’s dance event for under-fives back to the Spiegeltent. Heads and shoulders, knees and toes will be bopping to retro dance tracks, pop favourites and funky nursery rhymes.

Sold-out Adelaide Fringe, London Wonderground, Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Following sell […]

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Pop Up Pocket | Henley Square | 20-23 February 2014

[ February 20, 2014; 6:00 pm; February 21, 2014; 6:00 pm; February 22, 2014; 11:00 am; February 23, 2014; 11:00 am; ]
Henley Square will be hosting The Pocket, a FREE, family-friendly mini circus with different performers every fifteen minutes.  Presented by Bamboozled Productions, come along and enjoy the antics of the high-level circus skills, quirky comical characters and street theatre performers in a mini pop up venue in Henley Square!
The Pocket is on the following days and […]

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Goodwood Arthouse Marketplace at the Blue Hive | 21 Feb – 15 Mar 2014

Goodwood Arthouse Marketplace is a vibrant showcase of local designers and makers from the Adelaide and South Australian community.  Starting on the 21st of February until March 15th the Goodwood Arthouse Market place can be found at the Blue Hive on the Riverbank, right alongside the popular Adelaide Festival venue “Lola’s Pergola”.
Featuring wares from handpicked local artisans within an […]

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Tomato Festival | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 23 Feb 2014

[ February 23, 2014; 9:00 am; ]

The Tomato Festival at the Adelaide Botanic Garen is back in 2014, bigger and juicier than before!

The Tomato Festival brings together tomato gardeners and home cooks from across South Australia to share the benefits of home-grown produce, promote the diversity of tomato varieties and inspire cooks to embrace the versatile tomato in new ways. With […]

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WIN Tickets for your Family to WOMADelaide 8 to 10 March 2014

WOMADelaide – ‘the world’s festival’, has an extraordinary program for its 2014 festival of music, arts and dance to be held in Adelaide’s Botanic Park, from Friday 7 to Monday 10 March 2014.
The program for WOMADelaide 2014 is packed with amazing artists, KidZone, street theatre, workshops, Artists in Conversation, Taste the World and more!
Heading an […]

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Westfield West Lakes & Tea Tree Plaza Market Day | 15 Feb 2014

[ February 15, 2014; 9:00 am; ]
Westfield West Lakes
Enjoy exclusive specials and insider tips when Market Court comes to life. There will be Live Cooking Demonstrations, Kid’s Face Painting, Retailer Sampling, The 3 Amigos Live.

Plus Exclusive Offers, Members of The Crunch Bunch – Jose Avocado and Gidget Strawberry.

All on Saturday 15 February 2014.

To find out more information visit the Westfield West […]

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Marion Outdoor Pool Open Day | 16 February 2014

[ February 16, 2014; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

Bring your family along to the outdoor Marion Swimming Centre for a great day of fun activities and demonstrations. The Open Day is on Sunday 16 February 2014, 11am to 4pm. Entry is only $2 per person.  A healthy OPAL BBQ and slushies will be available for sale. There will be bouncy castles, relays, smoothie bike, […]

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Project Wild Thing | Adelaide Screening | 19 February 2014

[ February 19, 2014; 7:00 pm; ]
Project Wild Thing is a film-led movement to get more kids (and their folks!) outside and reconnecting with nature.  The film is an ambitious, feature-length documentary that takes a funny and revealing look at a complex issue, the increasingly disparate connection between children and nature.
David Bond is a filmmaker and a father. Things have really […]

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Lollipop Markets 2014 | Handmade – Unique – Boutique

[ February 16, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. May 18, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. August 17, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. November 16, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Lollipop Markets is an highly reputable, established market which has been helping work at home mums and dads and small business showcase their fabulous goodies.
The Market showcases unique, boutique and handmade, or of limited supply items for expecting parents, babies and children. It is held regularly in Adelaide and the stall holders come from all […]

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Wallis Kids Movie Disco Nights | 7 Feb, 4 Apr & 11 Apr 2014

[ February 7, 2014; 6:45 pm; April 4, 2014; 6:00 pm; April 11, 2014; 6:45 pm; ]
Wallis Cinemas hold regular Movie & Disco Night sessions for primary school age children across their various venues. The choice of movie is suitable for this age group and the movie, dates and times vary at each location. The finish times may be a little late for the younger ones, but middle and upper primary […]

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Our Port Art Workshops | 9 to 16 year olds | Feb & Mar 2014

[ February 8, 2014; 2:00 pm; February 9, 2014; 2:00 pm; February 22, 2014; 2:00 pm; February 23, 2014; 2:00 pm; March 1, 2014; 2:00 pm; March 2, 2014; 2:00 pm; ]

Due to the popularity of the recent ‘aDOORable’ art workshops, Our Port will be running a series of new art workshops in February and early March — this time with canvas.

Local artist Mandi Glynn-Jones will run the workshops with children and teenagers. The works of art will be displayed in an exhibition at Forge Creative […]

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Cleland NightWalks | Feb, Mar & Apr 2014

[ February 28, 2014; 8:00 pm; March 28, 2014; 8:00 pm; April 11, 2014; 8:00 pm; April 24, 2014; 8:00 pm; ]
Cleland NightWalks
See what wakes up when the sun goes down at Cleland Wildlife Park and discover a world previously unseen by visitors!

After dark the park comes alive as potoroos, bettongs and bandicoots forage for food, bats wake up from their day-time slumber and wild possums come searching for fun. The park is also filled with […]

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Australia’s Healthy Weight Week | 17-23 February 2014

Australia’s Healthy Weight Week from 17th to 23rd of February 2014 is a week full of healthy tips, great food and good fun, to raise awareness of the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and a healthy lifestyle.  Sprout Cooking will be travelling around Australia with the Dietitian’s Association of Australia during February to support […]

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The Garden of Unearthly Delights | Adelaide Fringe 2014

[ February 14, 2014 to March 16, 2014. ]
The Garden of Unearthly Delights is the most spectacular Adelaide Fringe venue that plays host to a myriad of entertainment for the whole family. Over the past twelve years, The Garden of Unearthly Delights has established itself as one of the most innovative and dynamic festival precincts in Australia, attracting more than 700,000 people of […]

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Laugh Sing Dream | Early Childhood Music Classes

Laugh Sing Dream encourages children to sing independently and tunefully, develop language, memory and sequencing skills and a lifelong love for music. Classes involve a carefully designed program of singing, movement, games and dance based on the Kodaly approach to Early Childhood Music Education. The Laugh Sing Dream teachers are experienced and trained professionals.

“Witnessing the delight […]

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BankSA Free Concerts | Adelaide Fringe 2014

BankSA is proud to present in the Garden of Unearthly Delights the BankSA Free Concerts. Together, they present free concerts every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. With free giveaways and excellent entertainment, come along and join in for some Garden fun.
This is a great way for audiences to sample the best comedy, music and […]

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City of Prospect Twilight Concerts | February 2014

Twilight Concerts will once again be livening up Prospect Memorial Gardens in 2014 on each of the four Fridays in February. The Twilight Concerts have been an annual fixture in City of Prospect’s event program since 1995. City of Prospect is proud to present the annual Twilight Concerts in Prospect Memorial Gardens for residents and […]

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WIN In-season Family Passes to see Moshi Monsters the Movie

Taking the leap from the small screen to the big screen, the global kids’ phenomenon is getting ready for its theatrical debut in the UK and Ireland this December in Moshi Monsters: The Movie. The animated feature will see the six lead monsters travel across the weird and wonderful world of Moshi on a fun-filled, […]

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Mount Pleasant Farmers Market 2nd Birthday | 8 February 2014

[ February 8, 2014; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market in the Adelaide Hills will be celebrating their 2nd birthday on Saturday, 8th of February.  Get along and pick up some quality local produce and while you’re there enjoy cooking demonstrations, loads of fresh food stallholders, live music and a kids food trail.   The very clever Circus Elements duo will be on hand to entertain […]

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Moshi Monsters the Movie | Opens 22 February 2014

Welcome to the world of Moshi!  Taking the leap from the small screen to the big screen, the global kids’ phenomenon is getting ready for its theatrical debut in the UK and Ireland this December in Moshi Monsters: The Movie. The animated feature will see the six lead monsters travel across the weird and wonderful […]

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Win a Family Pass to Enrichment Day at the Adelaide Zoo

With thanks to the Adelaide Zoo, Play & Go Adelaide subscribers have the opportunity to win one of 2 family passes […]

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Santos Symphony Under the Stars | 22 February 2014

[ February 22, 2014; 6:00 pm; ]

Each year over 15,000 people flock to Elder Park for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s biggest concert of the year! Santos Symphony Under the Stars has become a South Australian institution and one of the state’s much loved outdoor concerts. And the best thing, it’s FREE!
This year the concert will be presented by Channel 7’s Jane […]

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Outdoor Summer Movie Nights | Gawler | Jan & Feb 2014

[ January 31, 2014; 6:00 pm; February 7, 2014; 6:00 pm; February 21, 2014; 6:00 pm; ]
The Gawler Council will be holding Outdoor Summer Movie Nights on Fridays from January 31st until the 21st of February 2014.  The movies will screen at sunset (after 8pm) and food, drinks, a jumping castle and face painting will be available from 6pm.
Get in early to grab a good spot, bring a picnic, chairs, rugs or bean bags to make yourself comfortable […]

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Fun Fridays | Tea Tree Plaza | February – July 2014

Westfield Tea Tree Plaza Fun Fridays are free, fully interactive mornings with heaps of fun and crafty activities.  These mornings will be one month and are run by Splodge Children’s Entertainment.  They will focus on the development of fine motor skills, colour recognition and scissor work.  These activities are perfect for little ones getting ready to start school.
Monthly Themes […]

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Free Outdoor Cinema | The Wizard of Oz | 1 February 2014

[ February 1, 2014; 6:30 pm; ]
Hopgood Theatre presents a FREE outdoor cinema screening of favourite family classic The Wizard of Oz (G).
Entertainment starts from 6:30pm inculding FREE face painting.  The Onkaparinga City Concert Band will be making an appearance as well as surprise entertainment.
There will be food and drink stalls and a sausage sizzle!  Bring a blanket or a bean bag, or better yet, come […]

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ENDED: WIN a Family Pass to see The Best of Wobbles the Clown | Salisbury Secret Garden | The Fringe 2014

Salisbury Secret Garden has been revealed as the new Fringe Hub for the North of Adelaide with over 100 free and ticketed performances, across 10 venues and all within a very walkable 250m radius. From 21-28 February 2014, this is all part of the Adelaide Fringe 2014.
Here is just a sample […]

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Gelato Bello

Gelato Bello | Authentic Italian Ice Cream right here in Adelaide

Gelato Bello
Gelato Bello is an unassuming little ice cream shop in the Eastern Suburbs. They’ve been around since 1996 and the locals who know it, all love it.  
You only need to check out the constant stream of people visiting here, especially on Summer evenings, when you’ll often see a line-up out the door.
They make their […]

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Adelaide Zoo | Westpac Enrichment Day | 8 February 2014

[ February 8, 2014; 9:30 am; ]
Animals in nature have to work for a living, to find food, to make nests, to find shelter and even to play! However life for the animals at the Zoo is slightly more predictable than in the wild. That’s why the Adelaide Zoo keepers use enrichment to create variety in work and play, ensuring an […]

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Disney Princess Film Festival | February & March 2014

Event Cinema will host their next Disney Princess Film Festival starting from 15 February 2014 with all time favourite movies such as The Little Mermaid and Snow White.  Each movie will screen on a Saturday and Sunday morning.
Tickets are only $8* each and everyone will receive a Disney Princess guidebook to guide you through the festival. (*plus online […]

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Adelaide Thunderbirds Family Fun Day | 9 Feb 2014

[ February 9, 2014; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The Adelaide Thunderbirds Family Fun Day is on again in 2014.  Lock the date in your diaries and come along too show your support for the 2014 season.
Welcome the team, meet Tori T-Bird and join in all the exciting activities on offer such as kids’ fun and games, face painting and a jumping castle.   There will be 2014 merchandise on […]

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Carnevale Italian Festival | 8 & 9 February 2014

[ February 8, 2014; 9:00 am; February 9, 2014; 9:00 am; ]
Carnevale brings Italy to your doorstep where you can enjoy the warmth and hospitality Italians are famous for. You are invited to join the Italian community as they celebrate their culture in a fun, cosmopolitan atmosphere. In the company of family and friends you can enjoy fabulous regional food and a glass of wine while […]

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Learn to Roller Skate | Skatescool Classes All Around Adelaide

Why not learn to skate this year? It’s a fun, healthy and social activity that your children will be sure to love.
Skaters have a choice of inline skates or roller skates. Protective gear is also available for use as part of the skate hire. The class will teach Levels A, B C & 1 (beginners) […]

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Adelaide Fringe | 14 February – 16 March 2014

[ February 14, 2014 to March 16, 2014. ]
The month of March is always an exciting time in Adelaide with so much entertainment on offer, and once again the Adelaide Fringe will run for four weeks from mid February 2014.  This is such a special time of the year in Adelaide as the city comes alive.  There is something for absolutely everyone at the Fringe, from […]

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