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Neo Shapeshifters | Online Teen Event | Art Gallery of SA | 6 Jun 2020

[ June 6, 2020; ]
Neo Shapeshifters | AGSA
AGSA delivers their second virtual teen-led event with Neo Shapeshifters.
Neo, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated program for teens, is launching its second free digital event, Neo Shapeshifters. While the Gallery is reopening its doors to the public on Friday 5 June following updated guidelines from the South Australian Government, AGSA […]

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Start at Home Activities | Art Gallery of SA

Start at Home Activities with the Art Gallery of SA
Extend your Start experience at home with online activities. 
Usually held on the first Sunday of every month, Start at the Gallery is an exciting introduction to art for children aged 3-12 and their families.  This free family-fun day includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment.
However, due […]

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Whispering Wall – Barossa Reservoir | Williamstown | Review

Whispering Wall at Williamstown | Review
Whispering Wall, otherwise known as the Barossa Reservoir, is approximately 1 hours drive from Adelaide in the Barossa Valley, near the township of Williamstown.
Many Adelaideans will remember visiting this iconic destination as children mostly for the novelty value. The wall is aptly named ‘Whispering Wall’ because of its parabola effect […]

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Angaston to Nuriootpa Track | Cycle the Barossa Valley

Angaston to Nuriootpa Track – Walk & Cycle through the Barossa
The Angaston to Nuriootpa Track is a high quality trail designed for both walking and cycling in the heart of the Barossa Valley.  With a smooth bitumen surface perfect for bike riding, the trail is wider than traditional paths so walkers and cyclists travelling in opposite […]

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Kurangga Park BMX Track – Adelaide

Kurangga Park BMX Bike Track
Located at the corner of Unley Road & Greenhill Rd, Adelaide at Blue Gum Park / Kurangga (Park 20)
For some families, it’s not as easy (or safe) for kids to just jump on their bikes and ride off down the street anymore like we did as kids (back in the old… […]

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Mickster the Trickster FREE Birthday Video Messages | May 2020

Mickster the Trickster FREE Birthday Video Messages
Mickster the Trickster is offering FREE personalised magic video birthday cards for children missing out on birthday celebrations because of social distancing. 
With the isolation restrictions in place, many children’s birthday parties have sadly been cancelled. Mickster the Trickster says he started realising these kids are having their parties taken […]

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The No Plan Quiz For Kidz | Quiz Meisters | 10 May – 28 Jun 2020

[ May 10, 2020; 4:30 pm; May 17, 2020; 4:30 pm; May 24, 2020; 4:30 pm; May 31, 2020; 4:30 pm; June 7, 2020; 4:30 pm; June 14, 2020; 4:30 pm; June 21, 2020 4:30 pm to June 28, 2020 4:30 pm. ]
The No Plan Quiz For Kidz
From the crew at Quiz Meisters, who normally provide weekly pub trivia to over 20 venues around Adelaide each and every week, comes a brand new live stream trivia show for primary school aged kids.
It’s the No Plan Quiz for Kidz. It’s a mix of Naplan style questions and just […]

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Bluey Colouring-in Activities | Free Downloads

Bluey Colouring-in Activities – Free Downloads
Penguin Books Australia have free Bluey colouring-in activities for the whole family.
Did you know that colouring-in improves motor skills, boosts creativity, contributes to better handwriting, improves focus and helps relieve stress? And what better way to do so than with the Heeler family.
Penguin have free downloads for the littlies, older […]

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SCINEMA International Science Film Festival 2020 | Access Free Films

SCINEMA – Putting the Science in Cinema
SCINEMA is the largest international science film festival in the southern hemisphere, showcasing the best science feature, documentary, animated and experimental films from filmmakers around the world.
Films cover a range of STEM topics, each with dedicated teacher resources packed full of lesson inspiration, classroom activities and thought-provoking questions all linked to the […]

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Art Gallery of South Australia Online Experiences, Artmaking & Events | May 2020

AGSA now offers extensive resources and online workshops for educators, activities for children of all ages, online events, curators’ tours and podcasts online.
The Art Gallery of South Australia is responding to its temporary closure with enhanced digital experiences for audiences to engage with its collection, exhibitions and their own artmaking online.
Each week, via its website […]

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Grug Colouring In Sheets, Games & Craft Ideas

Grug Colouring In, Games & Craft Ideas
Enjoy some adorable Grug games and craft ideas at home including a maze, colouring in sheets, word search and drawing guide. You can download and print them all via the link on the Grug Facebook page.
Grug (1962-1975) is a fictional character appearing in a series of Australian children’s books […]

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Search Your Family History from Home with Ancestry | Libraries SA

Family History Search (Ancestry) with Libraries SA
For limited time Libraries SA One Card members can access the Ancestry.com Library Edition from home.
Ancestry.com Library Edition provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. It also provides limited Australian coverage.

This service is […]

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Free Printables to Download & Colour In

Free printables to download and colour in
Paints, colour pencils, crayons or sharpies – print off these adorable colouring-in pictures and spend some quiet time creating your own piece of art.  You’ll need a printer and paper, plus your choice or art supplies to colour with.
Peter Cromer
Fun and free printables including a cut and paste Dream […]

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START Online: Monster Sounds | Art Gallery of South Australia | Apr 2020

[ April 1, 2020; ]
START Online: Monster Sounds
Experience the Art Gallery of SA’s ‘START’ program online from home this month with a range of activities for all the family to enjoy.
Explore monsters and sound in art with a range of accessible, hands-on activities for you to enjoy at home.
Start Art Workshops: Monster Maracas
Play with sound in their creative cut […]

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Patch Theatre ZOOM Character Activities | Create Your Own Alien and More

Patch Theatre ZOOM Character Activities
Patch Theatre have created a site where you can colour in ZOOM alien characters, design your own alien and make your alien move. This is a great activity to do at home while being creative and even learning about animation.  
Activities:
ZOOM ALIEN COLOUR IN 
Colour in the characters and bring them to life. 
Download […]

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Dinosaur University – Live Stream with Professor Flint | Apr 2020

 
Learn about Dinosaurs with Professor Flint’s Live Streamed Events
Dinosaur University has created a program of online activities across the week including free, regular interactive live Facebook events on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am.
World-renowned, and critically-acclaimed singing palaeontologist Professor Flint is the main teacher, guide, and palaeo pal of Dinosaur University and presents a live event […]

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Maggie Beer Home Cooking Videos on Facebook & Instagram | 2020

Maggie Beer shares her home cooking with followers on Facebook and Instagram during COVID-19 pandemic.
The delightful Maggie Beer is sharing her home cooking with followers of her Instagram and Facebook pages to help inspire them to cook.
Followers can tune in and watch Maggie as she prepares meals in her own Barossa Valley kitchen. Maggie will […]

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SA Public Libraries Online Story Time | Read, Sing, Dance & Play at Home

SA Public Libraries Online Story Time
SA Public Libraries have collated online Story Time sessions from various public libraries and saved them to their YouTube channel so children can read, sing, dance and play at home.
You can access hours of FREE entertainment in the one place by visiting the SA Public Libraries Online Story Time Channel.  More […]

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The Australian Ballet Digital Season | April – May 2020

The Australian Ballet’s free cinema-quality digital  season brings full length performances to Australians at home.
Ballet is powerful magic. It can draw you out of your lounge room and into forests and castles and starry skies. It can make you forget your worries and feel the freedom and exhilaration of unbridled leaps and lifts. Throughout its […]

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Google 3D Animals | Google Augmented Reality

Google 3D Animals 
Google augmented reality lets you meet life-sized animals up close
If like our family you’ve been in lockdown and practising social distancing due to the situation with COVID-19 you might enjoy a virtual trip to the zoo thanks to Google 3D Animals.
 It’s a fun way for children to learn more about their favourite animals, […]

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Free Animal Live Streams & Educational Videos for Kids

Watch Animal Live Streams & Educational Videos from home.
With the Stay Home movement in full swing and schools closing early, there is now a fantastic selection of animal entertainment online for kids (and adults!) of all ages to enjoy.  Take a break out of your school or work week to sit down with the kids […]

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Elevenses with The World of David Walliams | Free Audio Story Every Day | Mar & Apr 2020

[ March 25, 2020 to April 24, 2020. ]
Elevenses with The World of David Walliams
The World of David Walliams is releasing an audio story from The World’s Worst Children every day for the next 30 days. 
Keep the kids busy with these daily audio treats, perfect for tea-and-biscuit breaks.
The World’s Worst Children Synopsis: 
From Dribbling Drew – a boy whose drool gets him into terrible […]

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Scholastic Learn at Home | Remote Learning Resource for Kindy to Year 12

Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing while at home.
Missing school isn’t easy for both kids and their parents. During the outbreak of the COVID-19, many students will have to stay at home due to social distancing, illness, precautionary self-isolation or quarantine enforcement.
Scholastic are providing simple ways to turn unexpected […]

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The Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair | Tonsley | 22 Mar 2020

Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair 2020
The Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair is designed to spark the curiosity for science and STEM in all of us, with plenty of hands-on fun along the way. Enjoy a range of science shows, Virtual Reality, native animals, robots, nature craft, and slime ALL FREE!
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020: […]

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#rideburnside | Free Pump Track | Burnside Council | Opens 29 Feb 2020

[ February 29, 2020 to February 22, 2021. ]
New #rideburnside Free Pump Track
The City of Burnside has a new ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which opens Saturday 29 February 2020.
The pump track has arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre and will remain there until 15 June 2020, before moving on to the next location.  

The pump track is a […]

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British Migrants: Instant Australians? | Migration Museum | 22 Feb – 12 Jul 2020

British Migrants: Instant Australians? at the Migration Museum
***UPDATE: Effective midday, Monday 23 March, The History Trust of South Australia will close all of its public sites, including National Motor Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum, Migration Museum and Centre of Democracy until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.***
Between 1947 and 1981 nearly 1.5 million Britons […]

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Adelaide Holi Tribe Festival | Glenelg | 22 Feb 2020

[ February 22, 2020; ]
Holi Tribe Festival
The Adelaide Holi Tribe Festival 2020 is coming.
It is a colourful and fun day of the year where family and friends can enjoy the great venue in Adelaide. The festival will be held at Colley Reserve at Glenelg on Saturday 22 February 2020. 
Entertainment:

Bhangra, Bollywood, Hip Hop, RNB, Techno and World Music 
Elite […]

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Salisbury Secret Garden | Adelaide Fringe | 21-23 Feb 2020

[ February 21, 2020 to February 23, 2020. ]
Salisbury Secret Garden 
The Salisbury Secret Garden is a FREE three-day extravaganza, bringing the fun of the Adelaide Fringe to the north.
From Friday 21 – Sunday 23 February 2020, take the family and enjoy a great range of shows including live music, street performances, entertainment, market stalls and activities. Bask in the alternative rock of headline […]

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Tangari Trails Opening Jam | Woodcroft | 22 Feb 2020

[ February 22, 2020; ]
Tangari Trails Opening Jam in Woodcroft
Young BMX and mountain biking enthusiasts will love the new dirt jump site at Tangari Regional Park, located on the corner of Pine and Pimpala Roads at Woodcroft.
A project combining the City of Onkaparinga and the local community, the council responded when they noticed the community had been maintaining the jumps and […]

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A Doll’s House | Adelaide Festival | Rundle Mall | 26 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 26, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Life-sized Doll’s House in Rundle Mall
To celebrate the Adelaide Festival’s 60th birthday, a life-sized doll’s house has been commissioned in the middle of the city. 
Visionary Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi, who has been transforming public spaces in jaw-dropping ways across the world since 2000, presents his life-sized, three-storeyed Doll’s House for your delight and discovery. It […]

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Thalassa Park’s Storybook Walk | I’m a Dirty Dinosaur Family Fun Day | 14 Mar 2020

[ March 14, 2020; ]
Thalassa Park’s Storybook Walk celebrates I’m a Dirty Dinosaur character with a Family Fun Day
Thalassa Park’s magical Storybook Walk has a new resident – the beloved children’s character from I’m a Dirty Dinosaur. 
Everyone is invited to join them for a FREE family fun day to celebrate the latest public art sculpture by artist Sally Wickes […]

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Museum of the moon

Museum of the Moon | South Australian Museum | 14-16 Feb 2020

[ February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020. ]
Museum of the Moon at the SA Museum
The South Australian Museum will be hosting a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram, Museum of the Moon, on the museum’s front lawns this weekend. Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.
This installation is to celebrate the 60th Anniversary […]

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Adelaide Fringe | Free Family Event Highlights | 14 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 12, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Adelaide Fringe Festival FREE Family-Friendly Events
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 including many free events which are family friendly.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
 
Following the Federal Government announcement this afternoon […]

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AFLW Adelaide Crows Home Season | Free Family Fun | 2020

[ February 16, 2020; March 1, 2020; ]
Adelaide Crows AFLW Season Four – Home Games
Go along to the Crows’ new home ground to see Adelaide’s AFLW premiership defence in 2020!
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:

AFLW will be played without fans from tomorrow onwards due to coronavirus pandemic. Please check with the AFL directly regarding future games.

With FREE entry and lots of […]

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The Garden Gala on Kangaroo Island | Adelaide Fringe | 17 Feb 2020

[ February 17, 2020; ]
The Garden Gala on Kangaroo Island
The Adelaide Fringe are joining forces with Mix 102.3 Adelaide to present a whopping night of FREE entertainment on Kangaroo Island. 
On Monday 17 February 2020, The Garden will temporarily close its gates on Rundle Park / Kadlitpina.

Instead, they are sending a convoy of artists and staff to Kangaroo Island, where they’ll […]

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Adelaide Writer’s Week | Kids’ Day | Adelaide Festival | 29 Feb 2020

[ February 29, 2020; ]
Adelaide Writers’ Week – Kids’ Day
Adelaide Writers’ Week returns in 2020 with special events for adults plus a Kids’ Day on Saturday 29 February filled with stories, music, interactive fun and special guests including Andy Griffiths, Julia Donaldson and more.
In 2020, Writers’ Week contemplates one of the few things that incontrovertibly unites us all: Being […]

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Ignite Unley FREE Outdoor Cinema | The Greatest Showman | 14 Feb 2020

[ February 14, 2020; ]
Ignite Unley FREE Outdoor Cinema – Screening The Greatest Showman (PG)
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema.
Food, refreshments and entertainment will start from 6pm. The Greatest Showman (PG) screening will commence at sunset, which will be approximately 8:15pm.

Grab a bite to eat from a local trader on Fullarton Road and settle in […]

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Marion Outdoor Pool Youth Event | 12 – 25 Years FREE Entry | 15 Feb 2020

[ February 15, 2020; ]
Marion Outdoor Pool Youth Event
Gather some friends and get ready to experience Marion Outdoor Pool’s exclusive Youth Event.
Marion Outdoor Pool are excited to present an epic afternoon for 12-25 years olds –  a completely FREE event so bring along ID and show it to reception on the day.

Marion Outdoor Pool is located in Parkholme, on […]

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Top Family Things to do in the Adelaide Hills

Best Places to visit in the Adelaide Hills
If you like rolling hills, bushland, quiet country roads, bushwalks, good food and wine, fresh air, cooler temps and escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, then head to the Adelaide Hills for a day trip. It’s only a 20 minute drive from the City of Adelaide […]

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Jazz in the Park | Trinity Gardens | 15 Feb 2020

[ February 15, 2020; ]
Concerts in the Park Series
Music-lovers are invited to enjoy the sunset to a soundtrack of jazz, melodies or symphony at open-air concerts in parks across the City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters.

Concerts in the Park is a series of free, open-air performances featuring music from talented local bands and artists as well as children’s […]

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