february 2017 Articles

FoRT | Adelaide Fringe | Feb & Mar 2017

[ February 25, 2017; 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. February 26, 2017; 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. March 4, 2017; 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. March 5, 2017; 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
FoRT at the Adelaide Fringe
FoRT is full of ridiculous clowning, spectacular acrobatics and the creative genius of kids. The kind that turns lounge rooms into volcanos, trees into castles and boxes into racing cars.
Presented by award wining company “Asking For Trouble” (Best Show for a Primary Audience-Melbourne Fringe/Drama Victoria) this delightful show celebrates play and […]

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Nature play with Wild Imagination | Feb – Apr 2017

[ February 9, 2017; 3:30 pm; February 16, 2017; 3:30 pm; February 23, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 2, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 9, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 16, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 23, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 30, 2017; 3:30 pm; April 6, 2017; 3:30 pm; ]
Each week, get outside and experience a new nature play activity with Wild Imagination’s after school program.
Imaginations will run wild with craft activities using materials found in the natural environment like sticks, leaves, rocks, pine cones, gum nuts, as well as clay, wool, paint, glitter and much more. Activities include building bush cubbies, making nature […]

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Kid Central | Adelaide Fringe | Victoria Square | 18, 19, 25 & 26 Feb 2017

[ February 18, 2017; 12:00 pm; February 19, 2017; 12:00 pm; February 25, 2017; 12:00 pm; February 26, 2017; 12:00 pm; ]
Kid Central | Adelaide Fringe
This year, Victoria Square (Tarntanyangga) is being turned into KID CENTRAL for Fringe 2017!
Across the first two Fringe weekends, there will be a FREE Fringe haven for families with four, fun-filled days of hands-on arts workshops, drop-in creative corners, spotlight performances, artisan market stalls, water play fun zone and food & […]

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Houghtonfest | 11 Feb 2017

[ February 11, 2017; 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Houghtonfest
With plenty of free kids’ activities this will be a fun day out for family and friends.
Houghtonfest promises to be a fun day for family and friends. There will be entertainment and activities throughout the day leading into bands in the evening. Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event.

The day will include […]

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Fork by Fork West | Kings Reserve and Therbarton Community Centre | 11 Feb 2017

[ February 11, 2017; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Fork by Fork West
With more than 30 food trucks, free face painters and children’s entertainment including The Nylon Zoo, Blast Off, Dig-a-dino and PLAI space, Fork By Fork West will be an amazing night of entertainment and food.
Fork on the Road, this year called Fork by Fork West, returns to Kings Reserve and Thebarton Community […]

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Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre Open Day | 12 Feb 2017

[ February 12, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre Open Day
Come along to the second Open Day of the season at Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre on Sunday 12 February 2017.
The Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre is a premier open air swimming facility. It is set in grassed and shady grounds and located in the heart of Marion, offering summertime fun and […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival | Free Family Friendly Events | 17 Feb – 19 Mar 2017

[ February 17, 2017 to March 19, 2017. ]

 
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with so much entertainment on offer in and around the city and stretching out to regional areas of South Australia.
The beauty of an open-access arts festival as unique as the Adelaide Fringe is that anyone with a show, exhibition or cultural event is able […]

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Collect 14 Roald Dahl Books with the Advertiser | 4 – 17 Feb 2017

Collect 14 Roald Dahl Books with the Advertiser!
Squifflingly Good Reading; The Advertiser presents The Marvellous Roald Dahl Library! Starting Saturday 4 February 2017, you can collect 14 different Roald Dahl books when buying The Advertiser or Sunday Mail!
What’s even better is that for the first week on Saturday 4 February, the first Roald Dahl book […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival | Family Friendly Shows | 17 Feb – 19 Mar 2017

[ February 17, 2017 to March 19, 2017. ]
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with so much entertainment on offer in and around the city and stretching out to regional areas of South Australia.
The beauty of an open-access arts festival as unique as the Adelaide Fringe is that anyone with a show, exhibition or cultural event is able […]

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Pictures in the Park | The Sapphires | Free Bowden Flicks | 10 Feb 2017

[ February 10, 2017; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Pictures in the Park – Free Bowden Flicks
As the sun sets over beautiful Bowden, join in for a series of FREE balmy movie nights in the Bowden Park.
First up is The Sapphires (rated PG), a fantastic Australian musical comedy-drama film, based on the 2004 stage play of the same name and based on a true […]

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The Garden Sessions | The Adelaide Fringe | Feb & Mar 2017

The Garden Sessions
Presented by: Strut & Fret Production House
APRA AMCOS, Arts South Australia and The Garden bring you an abundance of glorious locally made sounds by Indigenous artists every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
Don’t miss The Garden Sessions and discover just how amazing our homegrown music is.
These shows are appearing at The Garden of Unearthly Delights […]

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Caravan & Camping Lifestyle Show | 15 – 19 Feb 2017

[ February 15, 2017 to February 19, 2017. ]
The 2017 South Australian Let’s Go Caravan & Camping Lifestyle Show is back!
Celebrating 50 years of Shows at the Adelaide Showgrounds, the Let’s Go Caravan & Camping Lifestyle Show will be packed with entertainment, new products, camping accessories, kids activities and so much more! Explore the range of outdoor leisure specialists who will be at […]

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Ramsay Place Fringe Launch | Global Sounds Family Fun Festival | 18 Feb 2017

[ February 18, 2017; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Ramsay Place Fringe Launch – Global Sounds Family Fun Festival
This vibrant live World Music event will feature passionate rhythms inspired by music of the world, including Europe, Latin America and Africa.

Other activities include African drumming, live body painting, sausage sizzle and launch of the City of Onkaparinga Fringe program dubbed “Round Pegs Square Holes”.

This is a […]

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Purple Family Fun Day | 26 Feb 2017

[ February 26, 2017; 11:30 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Purple Family Fun Day for the Jaymie-Lee Ross Foundation
With heaps of free events for the whole family and great prizes to be won this will be a great day out, and for a great cause.
The Jaymie-Lee Ross Foundation “Purple Family Fun Day” is in its 3rd year in 2017 with the support of the Craigmore Cricket Club.
The […]

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Garage Sale | Puddle Jumpers | 18 & 19 Feb 2017

[ February 18, 2017; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. February 19, 2017; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Garage Sale at Puddle Jumpers
There will be something for everyone, so grab a friend and come along!

A community fundraising garage sale suitable for all ages will take place at Puddle Jumpers, 21 Maple Avenue, Forestville between the hours of 9am and 4pm on 18 and 19 February 2017. It will include books, toys, homewares, clothing […]

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MS Mighty Swim | 11 & 12 Feb 2017

[ February 11, 2017 to February 12, 2017. ]
MS Mighty Swim 2017
Make a splash and help raise funds for people living with Multiple Sclerosis!
The MS Mighty Swim is an amateur, relay swimming challenge, that encourages individuals and teams to compete by swimming the longest distance in a set 24-hour period.

The concept of the swim is simple – each team (up to 30 swimmers) […]

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Cellar Door Fest Wine Festival | 24 – 26 Feb 2017

[ February 24, 2017 to February 26, 2017. ]
Cellar Door Fest – South Australia’s best in the heart of the city!
Meet, taste and discover more than 180 wineries, breweries, distilleries and food producers from 15 South Australian regions, all under one roof in the heart of the city at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
From internationally renowned brands, to niche boutique stars, the Cellar Door Fest provides the […]

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Febfast | Take a Pause for a Cause | Feb 2017

febfast 2017
By February, most of our new year’s resolutions will have been set, attempted and forgotten. Rather than struggling through those self-improvements alone, why not join a community of thousands committed to taking a break from those hard to shake habits?
Febfast provides the perfect opportunity to set a goal and stick to it! Each year […]

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Salisbury Secret Garden | Showcase & Outdoor Cinema, World Music in the Square, Family Fun Day | Adelaide Fringe | 24 Feb, 3 – 5 Mar 2017

[ February 24, 2017; 4:00 pm; March 3, 2017; 4:30 pm; ] Salisbury Secret Garden Family Events
Join in for live music and performances, celebrating the diverse program of Salisbury Secret Garden 2017. Finish off the night with a family friendly film under the stars. Best of all entry is FREE, so why not bring the whole family for an evening of fun, entertainment and great food.

It will […]

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Port Adelaide Football Club Family Day | Alberton Oval | 17 Feb 2017

[ February 17, 2017; 4:00 pm; ]
Port Adelaide Football Club Family Day
Port Adelaide’s annual Family Day will be held on Friday 17 February 2017, with the traditional internal trial game featuring the centrepiece of the event.
Celebrate the first trial game of the season and bring the whole family along for a great afternoon of activities. There will be a whole squad […]

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Play: Objects of Play from the State Library of South Australia’s Collections | 10 Feb – 28 May 2017

[ February 10, 2017 to May 28, 2017. ]
Play: Objects of Play from the State Library of South Australia’s Collections
A delightful exhibition which explores the history of play through toys, games and stories from the unique collections of the State Library of South Australia.
Discover aspects of play including music, theatre, outdoor activity, militaria toys, children’s clubs, Aboriginal childhood, science fiction, universal toys used […]

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Creative Road Art Project | Jetty Street | Feb & Apr 2017

[ February 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. February 8, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. February 15, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Creative Road Art Project on Jetty Street
The City of Charles Sturt are keen to work with local kids in developing designs which will be painted on the road as part of an alternative traffic calming project.
The colourful roadway works to slow local traffic and increase pedestrian safety in the area.
The designs will be developed in […]

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Back to the Future | Ramsay Place Outdoor Cinema | 4 Feb 2017

[ February 4, 2017; 6:30 pm; ]

Ramsay Place will come alive for this family cinema evening featuring face painting, The Monster Cars, photo booth, Onkaparinga City Concert Band, craft activities and much more!
Bring a picnic or enjoy a free BBQ, pancakes, popcorn and soft drinks.

In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is thrown back into […]

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Street Party Extravaganza | Two Sisters Food & Wine | 3 Feb 2017

[ February 3, 2017; 4:00 pm; ]
Two Sisters Food & Wine presents to you their ‘Street Party Extravaganza’!
Kick off your weekend in style, with a fun afternoon in the sun, on Gilbert Street, across from the Capri Theatre. On the street there will be delicious South Australian wine, live music from some of Adelaide’s finest musicians & delicious street food to keep […]

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MEGA Family Fun Day | Fullarton | 5 Feb 2017

[ February 5, 2017; 9:00 am; ]
MEGA Family Fun Day
Mum’s Exercise Group Australia – aka MEGA – is a non-profit volunteer organisation providing free and low cost exercise options for mums.
As part of the Unley Council ‘Active Unley’ program, MEGA are holding a free family fun day on 5 February 2017 from 9am – 2pm at the Fullarton Community Centre, Fullarton.

There will be […]

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Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic | 5 Feb 2017

[ February 5, 2017; ]
Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic
The 12th annual Brighton Jetty Classic, presented by Channel Seven Adelaide is on Sunday 5 February 2017!
The Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic is an open water swim with distances of 1500m, 400m and 100m. Along with the swim, there will be a full day of street and water activities to participate […]

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Splash Bash | Blue Light Disco | 24 Feb 2017

Splash Bash Blue Light Disco
Calling all 10-17 year olds! The Blue Light Splash Bash is heading to Waterworld for one night only!
Bring your friends and get along to this event featuring a DJ, unlimited waterslides, games and prizes. Cafe facilities available.
This event is hosted in conjunction with South Australia Police and is a lock in […]

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Disney Princess Film Festival | Event Cinemas | 18 Feb – 12 Mar 2017

Disney Princess Film Festival
The Disney Princess Film Festival is coming to the big screen from February 18 until March 12 and features all your Disney favourites including Cinderella, Tangled, Sleeping Beauty and The Little Mermaid. Tickets are just $8 each so it’s the perfect day out for you and your little prince and princess.
Screening dates:

Cinderella: […]

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Middleton Surf Lessons for Families | South Coast Surf Academy | Review

If you’ve wanted to try surfing but not sure where to start, then having lessons is a great way to go.
The kids had lessons last year with Middleton surf school South Coast Surf Academy and loved it, so this year we went back to do it again, and this time the adults also joined in […]

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#Nofilter Fair | Carclew | Fringe Festival | 19 Feb 2017

[ February 19, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]
#Nofilter Fair is the perfect way to start this year’s Fringe Festival fun.
Relax at the stunning Carclew garden whilst sampling some local brews and gorging on SA’s finest food truck delights. Enjoy the atmosphere provided by talented local musicians and Fringe performers. For those more active, there will be games and workshops to keep you […]

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Birthday for Babies | Alfie’s Butterfly Market | Glenelg | 12 Feb 2017

[ February 12, 2017; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Birthday for Babies at Alfie’s Butterfly Market
This year, the third annual Birthday for Babies is to be held in remembrance of babies lost to stillbirth.
Birthday for Babies is an annual event held at Alfie’s Butterfly Market at Partridge House, Glenelg. Join Still Aware for a birthday celebration for all the babies no longer with us. […]

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Twilight Concert Series – FREE music concerts | City of Prospect | Feb 2017

[ February 3, 2017; 6:30 pm; February 10, 2017; 6:30 pm; February 17, 2017; 6:30 pm; February 24, 2017; 6:30 pm; ]  
Twilight Concert Series
Since 1995, the City of Prospect has hosted free music concerts in February for the local community.
Each year the event grows in popularity and diversity, with activities for children and youth (such as a jumping castle and giant games) complementing the music focus of the event. Join in from 6:30pm to 9.30pm every Friday […]

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2017 Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Party | 4 Feb 2017

[ February 4, 2017; ]
Chinatown Lunar New Year Street Party 2017
The Chinatown (CASA) Lunar New Year Street Party will be held on Saturday 4 February 2017 on Moonta Street and Gouger Street!
Moonta and Gouger Street will be filled with stalls, exhibitions, and entertainment from various cultural groups, showcasing Asian cultures and traditions of arts, crafts and foods. This year, […]

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Flotilla for Kids | Little Heroes Foundation | Port Adelaide | 5 Feb 2017

[ February 5, 2017; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Flotilla for Kids is back again in 2017!
Join Tony Modra and register your boat and be a part of the fun event of Flotilla for kids at Port Adelaide this February! Proceeds from the day will support seriously ill children and their families through Little Heroes Foundation!
Flotilla For Kids sees a colourful spectacular flotilla of […]

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Pick Your Own Figs | Glen Ewin Estate | 4 Feb – 31 Mar 2017

[ February 4, 2017 9:00 am to March 31, 2017 3:00 pm. ]
Pick your own figs

Enjoy the charm of fig picking at Glen Ewin Estate.
With 12,000 trees and five varieties, Glen Ewin Estate is Australia’s largest fig orchard.

Picking will be available 7 days a week from 4 February 2017 to 31 March 2017 (or for as long as the season lasts!)

The orchard will be open from 9am – 3pm […]

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Kid & Hub | New Creative Activity Hub for Families | Opening 6 Feb 2017

[ February 6, 2017; ]
Kid & Hub is a new creative activity hub for Adelaide families with pre-school children.
Editor’s Note 9 February 2017: Read our Play & Go Review of Kid & Hub here
Opening 6 February 2017 on Magill Road, Maylands, it will be a unique place for parents, offering activities to foster children’s creativity and a whole lot […]

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Salsa for Kids Trial Class | El Ritmo South American Dance Academy | 23 Feb 2017

[ February 23, 2017; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Come along to El Ritmo Dance Academy for a free introduction to Salsa.
El Ritmo is a South American Dance Academy which specialises in teaching children aged 4 to 16 years old how to dance rhythms from South America!
El Ritmo South American Dance Academy is offering a free Salsa trial class for kids aged 7 – […]

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Thunderbirds Family Fun Day | Priceline Stadium | 11 Feb 2017

[ February 11, 2017; 3:00 pm; ]
Join the Adelaide Thunderbirds as they launch the season with their 2017 Family Fun Day.
Everyone is invited to join in on the fun on February 11! Come along and you’ll have the opportunity to meet the team, the coaches and Tori T’Bird! You may even get an autograph!

There’s also a range of exciting activities on offer and […]

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Pet Adoption Day | PETstock Stores | 5 Feb 2017

[ February 5, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Adopt don’t shop! Make adoption the first choice for South Australian rescue pets!
Local pet rescue organisations will visit PETstock stores across Adelaide on Sunday 5 February 2017 between 10am-2pm to raise awareness of pet adoption as part of National Pet Adoption Day.
PETstock is urging the community to come into a store on Sunday 5 February […]

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Fleurieu Fringe | Port Noarlunga | 17 Feb – 19 Mar 2017

[ February 17, 2017 to February 18, 2017. February 24, 2017 to February 25, 2017. March 3, 2017 to March 4, 2017. March 10, 2017 to March 11, 2017. March 17, 2017 to March 18, 2017. ]
Adelaide’s Southern Outdoor Fringe Hub
Featuring live entertainment, performing arts, children’s activities, art installations, workshops, food trucks, bars and artisan markets every Friday and Saturday during the Adelaide Fringe. Bring your family and friends for a magical evening ‘Down South’ by the river and the sea. There’s something for everyone!

Fleurieu Fringe premiered in 2016 and received […]

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