february 2016 Articles

Milo & Otis | Open Air Cinema at Market to Market | Morphett Vale | 6 Feb 2016

[ February 6, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
Open Air Cinema at Market To Market showing the favorite family movie Milo & Otis!
FREE ENTRY | Market doors open from 4pm to 9pm  | Shop from over 100 market stalls, handmade, homemade & new.

There will be over 100 market stalls to shop from, babies, kids, ladies, mens, home wares, clothing, accessories, gifts, food & much more.

FREE Open Air Cinema, showing […]

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HMB Endeavour Replica and Street Party | 19 – 29 Feb 2016

[ February 19, 2016 to February 25, 2016. ]
The South Australian Maritime Museum and the Australian National Maritime Museum have announced the arrival of the magnificent replica of Captain Cook’s HMB Endeavour.
HMB Endeavour is scheduled to arrive in Port Adelaide on 19 February and will be open to the public from Saturday 20 to Friday 26 February 2016.

To celebrate the visit of Endeavour […]

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Cellar Door Festival | Adelaide Convention Centre | 26 – 28 Feb 2016

[ February 26, 2016 to February 28, 2016. ]
With a fresh new contemporary look but the same amazing offering,  you can meet, taste and discover more than 180 wineries, brewers and food producers from 15 South Australian regions, all under one roof in the heart of the city at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Cellar Door Fest […]

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The MS Mighty Swim | 13 – 14 Feb 2016

[ February 13, 2016 to February 14, 2016. ]
The MS Mighty Swim is an amateur swimming event where teams compete to swim the longest distance in a set 24-hour period.
Teams of up to 30 people can join, with one swimmer in the water for the duration of the 24 hours.

Registrations include entry into the event, the ability to fundraise for the MS Society […]

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Port Adelaide Football Club Family Day | 12 Feb 2016

[ February 12, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
Footy returns on Friday 12 February when Port Adelaide holds its annual internal trial game at Alberton Oval.
Take your friends and family to see Power and Magpies players take on their big first game for the year. Food stalls, giveaways, player signing session, photo booth and many more entertainments will be on show at the ground.

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Gutzy! Gutz! Gutz! | Feb & Mar 2016

[ February 20, 2016 to February 21, 2016. February 27, 2016 to February 28, 2016. March 5, 2016 to March 6, 2016. ]
Presented by The Grand Caravan this walk though digestive tract is equal parts house of horrors and interactive detective game.
Gutzy has a tummy ache and cant stop farting! Do you know what the problem is? You’ll have to venture inside to find out. Can you keep your eye out while you dodge being digested?

The Grand […]

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Jurassic World | Movies in the Park | 20 Feb 2016

[ February 20, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]
Movies in the Park is an annual event put on by the Campbelltown Youth Advisory Committee.
This year the Campbelltown Youth Advisory Committee are partnering with the Rotary Club of Campbelltown to bring you Jurassic World, a free outdoor movie screening at Thorndon Park complete with a live band performance by local youth band Don’t Feed the Bears, […]

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Glenunga Hub Launch | Celebrate the New Play Space & Facilities | 6 Feb 2016

[ February 6, 2016; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Glenunga Hub Launch
Mayor, Mr David Parkin and CEO, Mr Paul Deb, invite you and your family to attend the official launch of the Glenunga Hub on Saturday 6 February 2016.

Go along and celebrate the opening of this state-of-the-art community facility. Walk through the centre, find out what will be happening at the Hub, and how […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to WOMADelaide 2016

WOMADelaide – ‘The World’s Festival’, has an extraordinary program for its 2016 festival to be held in Adelaide’s Botanic Park, from Friday 11 to Monday 14 March 2016.
Over 4 unforgettable days and nights in March, Adelaide’s glorious Botanic Park hosts a journey of remarkable performances by over 400 of the world’s top traditional and contemporary musicians, artists, […]

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Glenunga Hub | Water Play for Little Ones | Playground Review

Glenunga Hub Playground Review
by Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide
The lovely ladies of Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide have given the newly refurbished play space at the Glenunga Hub, a thumbs up for little ones. They have recently reviewed this new playground and shared their thoughts below. Play & Go have also visited the play space […]

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30 things to do before you're 10

30 Things To Do Before You’re 10 | by a 10 year old

30 Things To Do Before You’re 10  |  by a 10 year old
We see a lot of lists of things for kids to do. Usually they are compiled by adults, thinking of ideas they consider to be fun for children, based on their own experience growing up, and of what they think their kids enjoy […]

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Wittunga Under Stars | Wittunga Botanic Garden | 5 Feb 2016

[ February 5, 2016; 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Come along for a beautiful summer evening at Wittunga Botanic Garden, soaking in live music, food and good times with family and friends!
Wittunga Under Stars is an annual event put on by the Blackwood Lions Club, allowing for a fun night out surrounded by uniquely Australian Hakeas and Banksias to diverse South African Ericas and stunning […]

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Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures | 29 Jan – 7 Feb 2016

[ January 29, 2016 to February 7, 2016. ]

The Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition has been running for 8 years, and continues to grow as a significant Community Arts event. The Sculptures Exhibition is the only annual event of its kind in metropolitan Adelaide.

Members of the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club were inspired to create the event after experiencing sculptures event at Cottesloe […]

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Houghtonfest | 6 Feb 2016

[ February 6, 2016; ]
A massive food, wine and live music festival for the whole family!
Live music headlined by The Beards and other live acts including Lucifers Lounge, The Motive, The Shambolics, Van Demons Band, The Wild Ones, The Satellites, Dirty Frank, The Skeleton Club, Colour Machine, Stuart Rudd from the Superjesus in a jam at the end.

South Aussie’s […]

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Beauty and the Beast | Disney Movie Stars Film Festival | 20 Feb 2016

[ February 20, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Bring the family, dress up, sing along and enjoy Disney’s animated classics as they were made to be seen – on the big screen.
From a tale as old as time (Beauty and the Beast) to a modern day classic (Frozen), make sure you catch them all from 20 February to 13 March 2016.

Beauty and and Beast

One of […]

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Latitude Adelaide | Bounce, Climb, Fly, Play | Review

Latitude Adelaide Review
Latitude has recently bounced into Adelaide following the success of its Melbourne venue. Promoting itself as an “aerial super-park” Latitude truely caters for climbers, bouncers and adrenaline junkies of all ages and abilities.
On a hot Adelaide summer day this was the perfect air-conditioned location for the kids to burn off some energy. There […]

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Ben & Jerry’s Open Air Cinema | 28 Feb – 10 Apr 2016

[ February 28, 2016; 8:00 pm; March 5, 2016; 8:00 pm; March 31, 2016; 8:00 pm; April 3, 2016; 8:00 pm; ]  

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas will be returning to Adelaide in 2016!
Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas are a quintessential outdoor event, with feature films lighting up the huge movie screen from dusk.

Cinema-goers can chill out before their movie with some tasty food and frosty beverages from the licensed bar, while relaxing to sounds from the best […]

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Dash for Cash & Dinghy Derby | Renmark | 5 & 7 Feb 2016

[ February 5, 2016; 6:00 pm; February 7, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
An action packed weekend, for the whole family to enjoy!
Starting with the Friday night “Renmark Club Dash 4 Cash” under lights – a night of racing action on the Renmark riverfront. Racing starts at 6pm.

On Sunday 7 February the Dinghy Derby takes to the river. The 90km+ race is held on the First Sunday in […]

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Flotilla for Kids | Little Heroes Foundation | 7 Feb 2016

[ February 7, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
‘Flotilla for Kids’ is back, Sunday 7th February!
This event sees a colourful spectacular flotilla of boats that are ‘themed and decorated’, motoring up the Port River from Outer Harbor into the heart of Port Adelaide. The boats will then circle to ‘salute the crowd’ wharfside in Inner Harbour.

It is a fun day out for seriously […]

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Disney Film Festival at Event Cinemas | Feb & Mar 2016

[ February 20, 2016 1:00 am to February 21, 2016 1:00 am. February 27, 2016 1:00 am to February 28, 2016 1:00 am. March 5, 2016 1:00 am to March 6, 2016 1:00 am. March 12, 2016 1:00 am to March 14, 2016 1:00 am. ]  

Celebrate the magical timeless storytelling of Walt Disney Animation Studios at the Disney Movie Stars Film Festival.
Take the family, dress up, sing along and enjoy Disney’s animated classics as they were made to be seen – on the big screen. From a tale as old as time (Beauty and the Beast) to a modern day classic […]

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Racing Minds present: aaand now for… Kiddo Kaos!! | Adelaide Fringe 2016

[ February 27, 2016; 3:00 pm; February 28, 2016; 3:00 pm; March 5, 2016; 3:00 pm; March 6, 2016; 3:00 pm; March 12, 2016; 3:00 pm; March 13, 2016; 3:00 pm; ]
Edinburgh Fringe sensations Racing Minds come to Adelaide Fringe for the first time!
RACING MINDS bring an extra-silly edition of their smash-hit improv – especially for young ‘uns! With the help of junior conspirators, these dashing British adventurers create an immersive mystery stuffed with hilarious characters and LOTS of daft jokes. Every show is different, with […]

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Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited Wishes | SA Children’s Ballet Company | 27 & 28 Feb 2016

[ February 27, 2016 to February 28, 2016. ]
The South Australian Children’s Ballet Company will be performing “Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited Wishes” for the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival.
In an exciting adaption of the classic story, Aladdin comes to life with the magic of the Genie, his faithful cat, and the kind hearted Princess Jasmine.

Aladdin and his furry friend, Kira, are traveling […]

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Adelaide Thunderbirds Family Fun Day | 20 Feb 2016

[ February 20, 2016; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
To celebrate the launch of the 2016 ANZ Champsionship season the Adelaide Thunderbirds are hosting a Family Fun Day.
Everyone is invitied to join in on the family fun on February 20. You’ll have the opportunity to meet the team, the coaches and Tori T’Bird. You may even get an autograph!

There will be a range of exciting activities […]

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SeaStar Rock | Adelaide Fringe | Feb & Mar 2016

It’s a giant party when the SeaStar Rock team hit the stage!
Your kids will be singing, dancing and playing games with the SeaStar Rockers, as they help navigate sustainability of our oceans. SeaStar Rock was recommended as the ‘Top 5 Things To Do With Kids’, Advertiser, Oct 2015.
The performance brings to life the characters of […]

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Latitude Adelaide Opening in Greenacres | Bounce, Climb, Fly, Play in this New Indoor Centre | 16 Jan 2016

After the success of their Melbourne venue, Latitude is opening their second site in Greenacres, in Adelaide’s north east, on Saturday 16 January 2016.
What is it exactly? Well, it’s an integrated trampolining and climbing indoor recreation centre and play centre rolled into one – apparently the first of it’s kind in Australia. And there will […]

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Ready Steady Go Kids | Multi-sport for 2.5 – 6 year olds

Ready Steady Go Kids  |  Multi-sport for 2.5 – 6 year olds
Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia’s leading preschool sport and exercise program. Operating since 2004, they currently run classes for toddlers and kids (aged 2.5 – 6 years) at more than 150 locations nationally. Their […]

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Innovation Factory | University of South Australia | Jan & Feb 2016


Innovation Factory comprises 18 hands-on exhibits which let visitors experiment with simple machines—gears, cams, levers, pulleys, pneumatics, wheels or electric circuits—to discover how machines are used to create ingenious inventions.

Visitors can learn how robbers break into a safe by cranking a cam lock, use machines to generate an optical illusion, race a horse and a […]

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Trash Test Dummies | Adelaide Fringe Festival | 12 Feb – 14 Mar 2016

[ February 12, 2016 to March 14, 2016. ]
Winners of the best Children’s presentation at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2015, the Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises.
Nominees of the 2015 Perth Fringe World Circus Award, and winners of the Gas works Circus Showdown 2014, the Trash Test Dummies is a family friendly, circus comedy […]

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Beowulf: The Blockbuster | Adelaide Fringe Festival | 23 Feb – 13 Mar 2016

[ February 23, 2016 to March 13, 2016. ]
Beowulf: The Blockbuster is a one-man show performed and written by Bryan Burroughs.
A dying man uses the poem Beowulf to explain to his son that all heroes can’t survive all battles. The message of Beowulf is translated through films such as Star Wars and other Hollywood blockbusters so the young son can understand.

The story is told […]

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Uraidla & Summertown Country Show | 20 Feb 2016

[ February 20, 2016; 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. ]
The 2016 Uraidla and Summertown Country Show is an action packed fun day out for the whole family.
Featuring a full day of entertainment, family activities, rides, market stalls, exhibits, competitions, delicious food and some of the best wine from the Adelaide Hills region, there will be something for every member of the family. Ending in […]

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Salisbury Secret Garden | Adelaide Fringe | 18 – 28 Feb 2016

[ February 18, 2016 1:00 am to February 28, 2016 1:00 am. ]
Salisbury Secret Garden will run from 18 February – 28 February 2016 with performance venues all within a 5 minute walk around the Salisbury City Centre.
Some of Australia’s biggest name acts and international performers will transform the Salisbury Secret Garden into the place to be in 2016.

This year’s ambassador is an Adelaide Fringe favourite, Hans, the […]

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The Pianist by Thomas Monckton & Circo Aereo | Adelaide Fringe Festival | 13 Feb – 15 Mar 2016

[ February 13, 2016 to March 15, 2016. ]
Evoking the work of Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Marcel Marceau, Thomas Monckton’s The Pianist is a riotous solo contemporary circus that is imaginative, inventive and immaculately executed.
Engaging and energetic, Monckton plays the concert pianist whose recital is from the beginning an absolute catastrophe! A man so focused on impressing everyone that before he realises […]

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Angaston Show | 27 Feb 2016

[ February 27, 2016; ]
Get excited about the Angaston Show, 2016.
The Angaston Show is held on the last weekend of February every year and is a great day out for the whole family. The usual events are happening with the horses, sheep and goats. Wonderful goods to be displayed within the Show Hall and Trade Sites galore.

It’s a full day […]

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Double Shot Coffee Fiesta | 28 Feb 2016

[ February 28, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Double Shot Coffee Fiesta
Grind. Blend. Taste. Feel the pulse at Unley’s Double Shot! Coffee Fiesta, celebrating the thriving coffee culture at Unley and talented baristas.

Also for the first time the Double Shot Coffee Fiesta will host the Australian Specialty Coffee Association Western Region Championships which will see the best baristas from South Australia and Western Australia battle […]

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Chinatown Lunar New Year Street Party | 13 Feb 2016

[ February 13, 2016; 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year and usher in the Year of the Monkey at the Chinatown Street Party.
Moonta Street (Chinatown) and Gouger Street will be filled with stalls, exhibitions, and entertainment from a variety of cultural groups showcasing Asian traditions of arts, crafts and foods.

It is anticipated that over 20,000 people from all walks of […]

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National Red Balloon Day | 28 Feb 2016

[ February 28, 2016; ]
National Red Balloon Day – 28 February
The idea is simple.

Fly a Red Balloon from your letterbox, fence, business window or a ribbon from your car on the 28th of February (the last official day of Summer in Australia), and let our fire fighters know just how much we appreciate their dedication, hard work and tireless […]

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Carnevale Italian Festival | 6 & 7 Feb 2016

[ February 6, 2016 to February 7, 2016. ]
Carnevale is a centuries old Christian tradition and is the last celebration before Ash Wednesday and the austere 40 days of Lent. Celebrated all over the world with masked balls, parades, popular theatre, songs, entertainment, folk dancers and other activities.
Carnevale is the only festival of its type in Australia. As one of the many festivals […]

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103rd Tanunda Show | 12 Mar 2016

[ March 12, 2016; ]  

The 103rd Tanunda Show is on Saturday 12 March 2016.
The Tanunda Show is where Barossans have met to show and share the best of their region for generations.

There are animals, show rides, rock climbing wall, Yellow Brick Road for kids under 14 years, free fun crafts and loads of entertainment.

Come and join in the fun […]

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25 Things to do in Summer | Nature Play SA | 2015/16

Looking for some inspiration for Summer fun?
The wonderful team at Nature Play SA have put together their creative 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 Things To Do In Summer:
1. Explore a reef or rockpool […]

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Basil Hetzel Institute Free Public Tour | 12 Feb 2016

[ February 12, 2016; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ]
The Hospital Research Foundation would like the general public to have the opportunity to be part of world-leading health and medical research that is improving and saving the lives of your own family and friends.
This exciting research is happening right here in South Australia.
From 10am – 11:30am on Friday 12 February 2016, the Hospital Research Foundation invite […]

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