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FREE Yoga for Wellbeing at the Parks Library | City of Port Adelaide Enfield | Feb – Apr 2021

[ February 10, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. February 17, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. February 24, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 3, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 10, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 17, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 24, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 31, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. April 7, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Free yoga for wellbeing at the Parks Library
Children aged 3 – 5 and their carers can participate in yoga, games, songs and stories at the Parks Library. 
The sessions are free thanks to a grant from the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and will be run by Syeda who will also teach you mindful breathing practices that you […]

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Free Outdoor Movie Night | The Wizard of Oz | Glenunga | 22 Jan 2021

[ January 22, 2021; ]
Free Outdoor Movie Night at Glenunga Oval
Enjoy a special (free) screening of the family classic, The Wizard of Oz, on the big screen at Glenunga Oval on Friday 22 January 2021.
Families are invited to bring along their own picnic blankets and low chairs from 8pm, with the screening to commence once the sun goes down […]

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Fringe at Adelaide Railway Station | 19 Feb – 21 Mar 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Fringe at Adelaide Railway Station
Adelaide Railway Station Precinct takes centre stage this Fringe with pop up performances as you step off your train into the heart of the action.
Catch a train this Fringe to expect the unexpected, sit back and enjoy the freedom to relax and immerse yourself, be entertained by chance encounters with an […]

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Campbelltown YAC Movies in the Park | Thorndon Park | 20 Feb 2021

[ February 20, 2021; ]

Campbelltown YAC Movies in the Park – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Brought to you by the Campbelltown Youth Advisory Committee, you are invited to join them for a night of food, fun and film. This is a free event.
Sit back and watch the 1971 film adaption of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate […]

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2021 Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures | 21-31 Jan 2021

[ January 21, 2021 to January 31, 2021. ]      
2021 Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures
Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures are back in 2021, under SA Health guidelines, transforming the Esplanade into an outdoor sculpture gallery, complemented by a display of indoor sculptures in marquees on Bindarra Reserve. 
There will be more than 200 wonderful indoor and outdoor sculptures, by South Australian and interstate artists to […]

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Salisbury Fringe Carnival | Adelaide Fringe | 26 & 27 Feb 2021

[ February 26, 2021 to February 27, 2021. ]
Salisbury Fringe Carnival 2021
This Salisbury Fringe Event is a weekend full of free activities and performances designed to bring the community together. Games, food, entertainment and more will be available at the Salisbury Community Hub – Inparrinthi Kumangka, the northern hub of the Fringe Festival.

Adelaide Fringe is the biggest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere […]

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Somerton Squash Centre FREE Open Day | 17 Jan 2021

[ January 17, 2021; ]
Somerton Squash Centre Open Day – Kids Come and Try Free
On Sunday 17 January 2021 Somerton Squash Centre will hold an Open Day with the aim of getting kids involved with a free “come and try”.
Activities will be provided with free racket and court hire along with a sausage sizzle, cupcakes and juice boxes. There […]

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Grandkids at the Movies – Dragon Rider | FREE Event for Over 55s | 13 Jan 2021

[ January 13, 2021; ]
Grandkids at the Movies
A special screening especially for grandparents and grandchildren will be held at Wallis Cinema Mitcham during the January school holidays.

The highly anticipated family movie, Dragon Rider, will be screened and cinema snacks are included. Over 55s clubs and groups are also welcome. This event is hosted by Karidis Retirement Village.

RSVP is essential as […]

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Summer Nights Outdoor Community Cinema | Glenelg | 7 Jan 2021

[ January 7, 2021; ]
Summer Nights Outdoor Community Cinema
Enjoy a free movie, live music and food trucks at the City of Holdfast Bay’s Summer Nights Outdoor Community Cinema during the January school holidays.
Head down to Sandison Reserve, Glenelg East with your family at 7.30pm with your low deck chairs, cushions and picnic blankets for an evening under the stars. Grab […]

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Christmas Augmented Reality Animations | The Parade Norwood | 14 – 23 Dec 2020

[ December 14, 2020 to December 23, 2020. ]
Christmas Augmented Reality Animations
Santa and his friends might be isolating at the North Pole this Christmas, but they’ve made a special visit to The Parade, Norwood.
Download the free Arloopa App and visit one or all four of the locations (which are identifiable by large footpath decals). Then, access the ‘Scanner’ feature in the app and […]

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FREE STEM School Holiday Activity | St Raphael’s School | Parkside | 19 Jan 2021

[ January 19, 2021; ]
FREE STEM School Holiday Activity at St Raphael’s School
This free event is for all children between 4 and 11 years old to enjoy with a parent or guardian. Sessions will be held at St Raphael’s School in Parkside on 19 January 2021 and will be led by St Raphael’s Specialist Numeracy/ STEM Leader.
Children and […]

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Summer Fundays | City of West Torrens | Dec 2020 & Jan 2021

[ December 1, 2019 1:01 am to January 31, 2020 1:00 am. ]
Summer Fundays 2020/21
Summer’s here and it’s time to celebrate with games, sport, art, music and more. 
Summer Fundays is City of West Torrens’ family-friendly festival of free activities for residents of West Torrens. Along with free music performances and lots of great online activities to explore, Summer Fundays has a vibrant program of free activities requiring […]

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Light Up Christmas in the Square | Adelaide | 18 & 19 Dec 2020

[ December 18, 2020 to December 19, 2020. ]
Light Up Christmas in the Square
Prepare to be amazed by the team from Bamboozled Productions with a sunset show over two nights in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga.
With roving Christmas characters, live musicians and street circus shows, all with the backdrop of the spectacular Giant Christmas Tree, families can enjoy free evening performances on Friday 18 December […]

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Countdown to Christmas | Santa Beard Advent Calendar

Countdown to Christmas Printable Santa Beard for Kids
As Christmas day draws near children will often ask “How many days until Christmas?”
There are some gorgeous advent calendars on the market, from wooden trees to felt wall hangings, but there are also loads of homemade versions you can make at home for very minimal cost.
This Santa’s Beard […]

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Christmas Sounds | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | Adelaide | Dec 2020

[ December 4, 2020; December 5, 2020; December 11, 2020; December 24, 2020; ]
Christmas Sounds in Adelaide
Celebrate the festive season with a series of Christmas performances underneath the twinkling lights of the giant Christmas Tree in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga.

Throughout December each performance will be held from 7:30pm to 9pm.  For a meal beforehand the Adelaide Central Market is open until 9pm on Fridays.

All are welcome at these free community […]

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Nairne Community Carols | 12 Dec 2020

[ December 12, 2020; ]
Nairne Community Carols
The people of Nairne have been determined to keep their traditional Community Carols going in 2020 and have worked tirelessly to ensure they can put on a COVID safe event.
The Nairne & Districts Residents’ Association is delighted to announce that the Nairne Community Carols for 2020 will proceed at the Nairne School Oval from […]

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The Giant Christmas Tree | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | Adelaide

[ November 13, 2020 to December 25, 2020. ]
The Giant Christmas Tree in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga
Christmas celebrations are a little different this year but you can still visit the Giant Christmas Tree in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga in 2020 and there is plenty of room for social distancing.
The beautiful Christmas Tree towers over Victoria Square and lights up nightly from 8pm until 2.30am. The tree […]

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Japanese Film Festival Plus: Online | Streaming Films for Free | 4-13 Dec 2020

[ December 4, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Japanese Film Festival Plus – Free Streamed Festival
From tales of time travel to enchanting animated adventures and a geisha-inspired musical comedy, the Japanese Film Festival returns from 4 – 13 December 2020 with JFF Plus: Online Festival, a free streamed Festival featuring the very best in Japanese cinema.
The 2020 Festival, presented by The Japan Foundation Sydney, will screen over 25 […]

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Treasure of Pageants Past Exhibition | Adelaide | 29 Nov – 24 Dec 2020

Treasure of Pageants Past Exhibition
Hunt for the hidden treasures and relive the magic of pageants past at the Adelaide Town Hall and Adelaide’s City Library this festive season.
This dual-site exhibition features Adelaide Christmas Pageant floats, float designs and small-scale models, artworks, photography, costumes, props and archives from its 88-year history as a South Australian icon.
This […]

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Santa’s LEGO® Sleigh | Central Market Arcade | Adelaide | until 24 Dec 2020

[ November 29, 2020 to December 24, 2020. ]
See Santa’s LEGO® Sleigh in the Adelaide Central Market Arcade
See Santa’sLEGO® sleigh up close at the Central Market Arcade this Christmas.
While Santa is busy preparing for Christmas Eve, he’s welcoming you to take a photo of Rudolph and his sleigh at the Adelaide Central Market.  The coolest part is, everything is made of LEGO® bricks […]

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Elves Trail along Melbourne Street | North Adelaide | 28 Nov – 20 Dec 2020

[ November 28, 2020 to December 20, 2020. ]
Christmas Elves are hiding along Melbourne Street!
Take a walk along Melbourne Street in North Adelaide, starting at the Elf secret garden on the corner of Melbourne and Jerningham Street, to see how many you can find.
Melbourne Street has a great selection of cafes, restaurants and retail shops, and is only a short drive to the […]

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Glandore Carols | Virtual Event | 2 Dec 2020

[ December 2, 2020; ]
Glandore Carols Go Virtual in 2020
Embrace the Christmas spirit and join in as the Glandore Christmas Carols Go Virtual in 2020.
Join ‘South Aussie with Cosi’, Andrew Costello as he hosts the first ever Virtual Glandore Carols event.  Supported by some amazing live acts including Rachael Leahcar, Michael Griffiths and Jas French alongside the City of […]

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SAFM Christmas Carols | Tune In on 28 Nov 2020

[ November 28, 2020; ]
SAFM Christmas Carols
SAFM 107.1 will hold Adelaide’s biggest Christmas Carols event on Saturday 28 November 2020.  
Everyone in South Australia is invited to celebrate with Bec, Cosi and Lehmo who will be broadcasting live for this extra special Christmas event.

They’ll have loads of Christmas gifts to give away, heaps of guest appearances and maybe even a surprise visit […]

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Peter Combe Concert Live at Home | 20 Nov 2020

Peter Combe Live Lockdown Gig
Watch Peter Combe perform live on Friday 20 November from his home to yours. The concert will be free and a special gesture to South Australian families in lockdown. The concert will also be accessible for families interstate.
Peter Combe is a celebrated South Australian children’s entertainer who is well known for […]

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Fitness in the Parks | City of Burnside | Until 29 Nov 2020

[ November 17, 2020 to November 18, 2020. November 20, 2020 to November 22, 2020. November 24, 2020 to November 25, 2020. November 27, 2020; ]
Fitness in the Parks
A series of fitness sessions will be hosted in parks across the City of Burnside. Enjoy fitness with a range of programs including Stretch and Balance, Hip Hop Dance, Qi Gong, Hula Hooping and Zumba.
All sessions are FREE, with qualified instructors, suitable for all ages* and offered in Burnside parks.
Locations & Times:

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Free Ferris Wheel at the Port | 13-22 Nov 2020

[ November 13, 2020 to November 22, 2020. ]
Free Ferris Wheel in Port Adelaide
Editor’s Note: 17 November 2020 – Free Ferris Wheel Closed
From the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Facebook page – “The Premier, Steven Marshall, today announced the reintroduction of restrictions in response to the recent COVID-19 cluster outbreak.
A number of these restrictions will have an impact on some of the services and […]

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NAIDOC Week at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute | 9-14 Nov 2020

[ November 9, 2020 to November 14, 2020. ]
NAIDOC Week at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Australia’s only NATIONAL cultural institute for First Nations peoples, will celebrate NAIDOC Week 2020 in Adelaide with a week of FREE community events kicking off on Monday 9 November.
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held around Australia each year to acknowledge the history, culture and […]

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Ninth Avenue Christmas Lights Display | St Peters | 1 Dec 2020 – 1 Jan 2021

[ December 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. ]
Ninth Avenue Christmas Lights Display
Residents of Ninth Avenue are set to bring joy to the local community this festive season with their annual Christmas lights display.
The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is delighted to announce that Ninth Avenue residents will once again adorn their homes with decorations and turn on the lights for […]

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Pageant at Home | National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant 2020

[ November 14, 2020; ]
Adelaide Christmas Pageant at Home in 2020 – Family Fun Ideas
National Pharmacies are hoping to keep the Pageant Day traditions alive this year by celebrating with #PageantAtHome activities all day long before watching the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant at home with your loved ones.
National Pharmacies are giving away FREE chalk, pencils and colouring in books […]

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Christmas Windows | Rundle Mall Adelaide

[ November 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. ]
Magical Christmas Windows in Rundle Mall 2020
Rundle Mall is set to sparkle again this Christmas with the installation of their delightful window displays, bringing Christmas cheer to those shopping, socialising and sightseeing in the Mall until the New Year.
To mark the start of the festive season, the state’s premier retail and lifestyle destination has unveiled a magical […]

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On the Terrace | Chamber Music Adelaide | 15 Nov 2020

[ November 15, 2020; ]
On the Terrace
On The Terrace takes over the North Terrace cultural precinct for a full day of free performances by the best of South Australia’s chamber music talents, presented by Chamber Music Adelaide in collaboration with the Art Gallery of SA, South Australian Museum, State Library of SA and the Migration Museum.
Australian premieres will be […]

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The Christmas Garden | Gawler | 16-21 Dec 2020

[ December 16, 2020 to December 21, 2020. ]
The Christmas Garden
To be held in Gawler for the first time, The Christmas Garden is the biggest nativity in SA with 5 hand-made, life-sized scenes. 
Journey through 5 life-sized, hand made scenes from the Christmas Story. Along with this, there will be music, lights, free giveaways and more. The Christmas Garden is social distancing compliant, making […]

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Spring Open Garden Day Fundraiser | Highbury | 15 Nov 2020

[ November 15, 2020; ]
Spring Open Garden Day
Explore the Pioneer Court Community Garden located on Historic Drive, Highbury. 
There will be garden produce for sale, plants and seedlings, along with jams and preserves. There will also be a sausage sizzle, Devonshire teas, coffee, wine and soft drinks for purchase. A raffle will also be run with some great prizes. 

Take part […]

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NAIDOC in the Mall | Rundle Mall | 10 Nov 2020

[ November 10, 2020; ] [caption id="attachment_140907" align="alignnone" width="630"] Snippet of artwork by Jamaya Branson, ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’[/caption]
NAIDOC in the Mall
Celebrate NAIDOC week with the City of Adelaide in Rundle Mall.
Go along to the Gawler Place canopy from 10:30am for an official Kaurna Welcome to Country ceremony followed by the exciting artwork unveiling. Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Sandy […]

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Korean Film Festival in Australia | Free Digital Showings | 29 Oct – 5 Nov 2020

[ October 29, 2020 to November 5, 2020. ]
Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA)
From 29 October – 5 November 2020 the Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) returns for its 11th year down-under with a FREE digital program showcasing the very best in Korean cinema.
Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, the 2020 Festival will screen 18 feature films to audiences across Australia. […]

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Get the LEGO® Life Magazine Home Delivered | Free Subscription

Get the FREE LEGO® Life Magazine
If your child is between the ages of 5 and 9 you can get them a FREE subscription to the LEGO® Life Magazine. The magazine is delivered directly to your home four times a year. Even shipping is free!
Parents can sign up for their child’s free subscription via the LEGO® […]

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Teddy Bear Picnic | Prospect | 17 Oct 2020

[ October 17, 2020; ]
Teddy Bear Picnic in Prospect
Saturday 17 October 2020 is the day set for the Teddy Bears to have their Picnic in the jungle.
Go along and discover a new Teddy Bear’s Picnic at St Helen’s Park in Prospect. There will be food, drinks and entertainment for families with children aged up to 10 years. Take the […]

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Free Fun – Home Delivered | Free Family Activities by Scouts SA

FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home. The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a Community Service for South Australians.
Aimed at kids aged 4-11 and their families, […]

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Sunday Trading Returns at the Adelaide Central Market | From 11 Oct 2020

[ October 11, 2020; ]
Voluntary Sunday Trading Returns at the Adelaide Central Market plus Free Family Entertainment in October
South Australians will once again have more time to shop on weekends when voluntary Sunday trading returns to the Adelaide Central Market on Sunday 11 October 2020
A program of free entertainment for families to enjoy will also be on offer from 9:00am […]

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Glenelg Beach Clean | Sea Shepherd’s Marine Debris Campaign | 26 Sep 2020

[ September 26, 2020; ]
Sea Shepherd’s Marine Debris Campaign at Glenelg Beach
It’s been around 6 months since Sea Shepherd’s Marine Debris Campaign team held a full-scale public beach clean but they’re back and everyone’s invited to share a little ocean love.
The event will be part of SA’s inaugural Festival of Nature and will also feature a story to be […]

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