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Bluestone Family Basketball Day | Mt Barker | 23 Oct 2021

[ October 23, 2021; ]
Bluestone Family Basketball Day
Go along for a fun open day for the whole community – hosted in partnership with the Eastern Mavericks basketball club.
Bring a picnic blanket to enjoy the park and the vibe. There’s plenty of activities for kids and adults of all ages as well as food, music and fun for the whole […]

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ASO’s Free Family Fun Days | Adelaide Showground | 27-28 Nov & 4-5 Dec 2021

[ November 27, 2021 to November 28, 2021. December 4, 2021 to December 5, 2021. ]
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra – Free Family Fun Days
Held over two consecutive weekends 27-28 November and 4-5 December at Adelaide Showground, ASO’s Free Family Fun days will have something for everyone young and old.
The program is a whole lot of FREE musical fun to be had outdoors for the whole family. ASO have put together a […]

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Football Star Academy Free Clinic | Brighton Launch Event | 23 Oct 2021

[ October 23, 2021; ]
Football Star Academy – Brighton Launch Event
The launch of Football Star Academy – Brighton will offer a free trial of football programs.
This event is for kids aged 5-14 with a focus on getting kids active, participating, making new friends and introducing them to the game of football. There will also be prize giveaways and treats […]

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On the Terrace | Chamber Music Adelaide | 14 Nov 2021

[ November 14, 2021; ]
On the Terrace
Chamber Music Adelaide’s award-winning event, On the Terrace, will return in 2021.
Held in collaboration with the Art Gallery of South Australia, South Australian Museum, State Library of South Australia and the Migration Museum, audiences are invited to experience extraordinary music in unique spaces. Performances are short (around 15 minutes each) and presented in a […]

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Get Stoked! Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc

Get Stoked! Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc | Edithburgh | 6 Nov 2021

[ November 6, 2021; ]
Get Stoked! Edithburgh
Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc are heading to Edithburgh. Go along for a day of BMX tricks, tips and fun for all ages.
This November, Lighthouse Youth Projects will be bringing their GET STOKED! community ride day to Edithburgh. There will be BMX demos, bike to ride and tunes. Learn some new skills and even make […]

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Summer Sessions at the Adelaide Botanic Garden | Oct 2021 – Feb 2022

[ October 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021. October 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021. November 6, 2021 to November 7, 2021. November 13, 2021; November 20, 2021 to November 21, 2021. November 27, 2021 to November 28, 2021. December 4, 2021 to December 5, 2021. December 11, 2021 to December 12, 2021. December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. December 25, 2021 to December 26, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 2, 2022. January 8, 2022 to January 9, 2022. January 15, 2022 to January 16, 2022. January 22, 2022 to January 23, 2022. January 29, 2022 to January 30, 2022. ]
Summer Sessions at The Gardens Cafe
The Gardens Cafe at Adelaide Botanic Garden will be hosting the perfect Summer garden party each weekend from October until February.
Sipping on fresh cocktails, enjoying great food and relaxing to the cool vibes and live entertainment each weekend throughout Spring and Summer.  Held on the gorgeous Schomburgk Pavilion in the […]

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Multicultural Festival | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | 14 Nov 2021

[ November 14, 2021; ]
2021 Multicultural Festival
The 2021 Multicultural Festival will be held from 11am to 5pm on Sunday 14 November in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/ Tarntanyangga.
Discover and meet over 70 community groups showcasing more than 50 cultures right in the heart of Adelaide. Sample delicious international cuisine, discover and watch cultural music and performances, and enjoy activities for all […]

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City of Adelaide Descendants Day

City of Adelaide Descendants Day | Port Adelaide | 7 Nov 2021

[ November 7, 2021; ]
City of Adelaide Descendants Day
A FREE family fun day for the community and descendants to view displays, films and find out about family history.
The day will be free with lots of kids activities in Shed 13 and on the wharf. It will also have a paid component for those wishing to undertake a tour of […]

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Golden Grove Community Fete | 17 Oct 2021

[ October 17, 2021; ]
Golden Grove Lutheran Community Fete
The Golden Grove Lutheran Community is hosting a community fete at Wynn Vale on Sunday 17 October 2021. Visit the community market for lots of kids entertainment, market stalls, free petting zoo, rock climbing and jumping castle.
The event will run from 11am to 3pm. 
Activities:

Market stalls
Kid’s side show alley
Devonshire […]

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WellFest Adelaide | Free Family Activities | 15-31 Oct 2021

[ October 15, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Enjoy Free Family Activities at WellFest Adelaide
Families can enjoy free activities at WellFest Adelaide, a new festival that takes place between 15-31 October 2021. There’s fun for the whole family!
Take part in a silent disco, kids’ activities, yoga, meditation, cooking demonstrations and more across three weekends on Sunday 17, 24 and 31 at Wellness Squared.

Or, […]

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SAPOL Road Safety Bike Centre Adelaide | Bonython Park | Review

SAPOL Road Safety Centre, Bonython Park – Port Road, Adelaide
by Sharon Harrington
We love visiting the SAPOL Road Safety Centre! It is the perfect spot for kids to practice riding their bikes.
The space is fully enclosed and free from cars, which makes it a really safe place for young kids to ride. It even has real […]

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Free Halloween Family Fun Day | Salisbury | 30 Oct 2021

[ October 30, 2021; ]
FREE Halloween Family Fun Day at Parabanks Shopping Centre
On Saturday 30 October there will be heaps of fun activities for the kids at the Halloween Family Fun Day in Salisbury.

Starting at 10am at the Parabanks Shopping Centre, activities for the kids will include face painting, badge making, balloon artist, and a colouring in competition.  There […]

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Ballot to Attend National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant | Opens 29 Oct 2021

[ October 29, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Ballot to attend Adelaide’s National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant 2021
The ballot to attend the 2021 National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant at Adelaide Oval will open on FRIDAY 29 OCTOBER from 10am and close at 10pm SUNDAY 31 OCTOBER.
The 89th National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant will be a twilight event at Adelaide Oval on Saturday 13 November 2021, allowing […]

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Come & Try Disc Golf | Adelaide | 9 Oct 2021

[ October 9, 2021; ]
Come & Try Disc Golf
As part of City of Adelaide’s October ’21 Wellbeing Month, be active and head to King Rodney Park/Ityamai-Itpina in the city to try Disc Golf, a fun sport that is soaring in popularity.

The free session will include some basic training on the game delivered by experienced SA Disc Golf instructors, followed by […]

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Lions Skin Cancer Screening Unit | Free Skin Cancer Checks | 16 & 17 Oct 2021

[ October 17, 2021; ]
Free Skin Cancer Screening in Salisbury & St Kilda
The Lions Skin Cancer Screening Unit will be in Salisbury & St Kilda on the 16th and 17th of October 2021.
An initiative of Lions Clubs, appointments are approximately 15 minutes long and are held in private rooms by professional skin cancer screeners volunteering their time to help […]

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Shannons Adelaide Rally | 25-28 Nov 2021

[ November 25, 2021 to November 28, 2021. ]
Shannons Adelaide Rally
The Shannons Adelaide Rally is the only event of its type where the best tarmac drivers in the country come to battle for cash prizes and silverware.
New for 2021, the Shannons Adelaide Rally features dedicated spectator zones on each day of the event, including the new Wairoa Special Stage on Saturday afternoon, which […]

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Top Things to do in South Australia for Families

Top Things to do in South Australia for Families
If you’re visiting Adelaide and are keen to explore beyond the city and venture a little further out, you will find fabulous cafes, good coffee almost everywhere, lovely parks and gardens and wildlife parks.
Plus there are great bushwalks and bike rides to do and if you’re looking […]

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Salisbury Community Fun Day at St Kilda | 17 Oct 2021

[ October 17, 2021; ]
Salisbury Community Fun Day at St Kilda
In partnership with Nature Play SA, this exciting FREE event will be filled with a range of nature play activities for children and families of all ages, as well as adventure-based fun, including a scavenger hunt. 
Salisbury Community Fun Days are free, family-friendly events, showcasing the parks, reserves and spaces […]

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 18-24 Oct 2021

[ October 18, 2021 to October 24, 2021. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
The 2021 Aussie Bird Count will run from October 18‒24 during National Bird Week.
The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is one of Australia’s biggest citizen science events. This year is the eighth count, and the organisers are hoping it will be the biggest yet. Join thousands of people around the country in exploring your […]

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Yarn Bombing Day and Play Street

Yarn Bombing Day & Play Street | Port Adelaide Enfield | 25 Sep 2021

[ September 25, 2021; ]
Yarn Bombing Day & Play Street
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield plan to transform Pateela Street into a colourful streetscape wonderland for everyone to enjoy and explore.
Two free workshops were held in the lead up to this event to teach the basics of yarn bombing so that Pateela Street could be closed to traffic and transformed […]

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Wara Wayingga Tennyson Dunes Open Day | 26 Sep 2021

[ September 26, 2021; ]
Wara Wayingga Tennyson Dunes Open Day
The beachside Conservation Reserve, Wara Wayingga-Tennyson Dunes, is hosting an Open Day on Sunday 26 September to educate the public about its unique ecosystem.

Visitors can enjoy a range of FREE fun and educational activities, such as guided tours led by experts to learn about the unique animals, plants and dune […]

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West Beach Skate Park Comp | 25 Sep 2021

[ September 25, 2021; ]
West Beach Skate Park Comp
Local skaters, BMXers and scooter-riders will have the opportunity to compete for a regional place as part of the Australian Skate Park League series held at West Beach Skate Park on Saturday 25 September 2021.

The event is held in partnership with YMCA Action Sports, Skate Australia, the City of West Torrens […]

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#rideburnside | Free Pump Track | Burnside Council

[ August 17, 2021 to October 25, 2021. ]
Free Pump Track #rideburnside
The City of Burnside has an ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which is available to use for free at various locations throughout the council area.
The pump track initially arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre in February 2020 as part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the […]

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Free School Holiday Craft | Churchill Centre | Sep/Oct 2021

[ September 29, 2021 to October 3, 2021. October 6, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
Churchill Centre Free School Holiday Craft
Dive into Churchill Centre these school holidays with FREE craft!! Decorate a reusable tote bag and do your bit to help our special friends who live under the sea.
Session Times:
Week 1: 

Wednesday 29 September – Saturday 2 October 2021 | 11am-1pm
Sunday 3 October | 12pm-2pm

Week 2: 

Wednesday 6 – […]

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Neo | Free Events for Teens | Art Gallery of South Australia

[ August 14, 2021; October 23, 2021; December 4, 2021; ]
NEO – 2021/22 Program
Held six times a year at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Neo is a free after-hours event for teens aged 13-17.
Neo is a parent-free zone where young people can kick back and hang out with friends, jump into creative labs, tune into live music and explore the latest exhibitions at AGSA.

Neo […]

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City of Colour Performances – Cirkidz | Hutt Street | 18 Sep 2021

[ September 18, 2021; ]
City of Colour Performances
Hutt Street will be transformed into a rainbow of colour when Cirkidz come to town. 
Taking over the street with a footpath performance, the whole family can enjoy and be inspired by the kids and their circus talents.

Cirkidz will make their way down Hutt Street (from Angas to Halifax Street) at 11am with […]

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Trucks On Tour | Free Family Event | Morphett Vale | 8 Oct 2021

[ October 8, 2021; ]
Trucks on Tour 2021
Get up close with your favourite council and emergency services vehicles during the October school holidays.
Following an overwhelming attendance at the 2019 event ‘Touch A Truck’, and with the cancellation of the 2020 event due to COVID-19, the City of Onkaparinga is excited to bring back this FREE community event for children […]

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Free Family Nature Play Event | Seaford Community Centre | 30 Sep 2021

[ September 30, 2021; ]
Free Family Nature Play Event – Seaford Community Centre
FREE family nature play event in the school holidays to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Seaford Meadows Nature Play Group. 
Go along for a day filled with free nature play activities at the Seaford Meadows Scout Hall. Take along the whole family (no pets allowed) a […]

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Yarn Bombing Beginners Workshop | Enfield | 28 Aug 2021

[ August 28, 2021; ]
Yarn Bombing Beginners Workshop
Go along and learn the basics of Yarn Bombing with local artist Pat Ingram of PJ Arts. 
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield plan to transform Pateela Street into a colourful streetscape wonderland for everyone to enjoy and explore. Two free workshops will be held in the lead up the event to teach […]

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Paw Patrol Activity Sheets | Print & Play

Free Paw Patrol Activity Sheets
Is your pup stuck inside today? Paw Patrol to the rescue!
In celebration of the release of Paw Patrol: The Movie, exclusive to cinemas 16 September 2021, Paramount have created some Paw Patrol activity sheets that are free to download.
The activity sheets include a colouring in, spot the difference, printable masks, a […]

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Cash Converters Supercars Eseries | Aug & Sep 2021

Cash Converters Supercars Eseries
The Eseries will take place on the iRacing platform, running over six weekly rounds, broadcast live every Wednesday from 25 August through to 29 September 2021.
The new-look Cash Converters Eseries will offer fans the perfect mix of Supercars main game drivers and elite sim racers.
The hybrid framework model will consist of two […]

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Book Week Events at NPSP Council Libraries | 21 & 22 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Book Week 2021 at NPSP Council Libraries
The theme of this year’s bookweek is ‘Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds’. 
The community is invited to join the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters for a range of fun activities to be held in their libraries over the weekend of 21 and 22 August to celebrate Book […]

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Ayers House Museum | Free Entry on Saturdays & Sundays

Ayers House Museum
Ayers House Museum allows families to spend quality, creative time together exploring three levels of Victorian-era grandeur. 
Children can play games, dress-up, write with pen and ink, sew and draw. The spectacular museum is conveniently located on North Terrace.
Visitors are invited to dress up, visit the hands-on kitchen, and get creative in the making […]

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Moon Lantern Trail | OzAsia Festival | 21-24 Oct 2021

[ October 21, 2021 to October 24, 2021. ]     
Moon Lantern Trail 2021
An OzAsia Festival favourite, the much-loved Moon Lantern Parade is transforming in 2021 from a one-night event to span four full days of celebrations. This free family friendly event is not to be missed.
Starting at Adelaide Festival Centre Precinct and lighting a path to Pinky Flat, the newly imagined Moon […]

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Football Star Academy FREE Launch Clinic | Salisbury East | 14 Aug 2021

[ August 14, 2021; ]
Football Star Academy FREE Launch Clinic
Football Star Academy is an award-winning national program creating a movement of change through a soccer platform.
The main focus is to engage all children in an environment where they can have fun, feel comfortable, confident and empower them to believe in their ability. The academy likes to celebrate the launch […]

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Coles Healthy Kicks | Keep Active Videos for Kids

Coles Healthy Kicks – Keeping kids active during lockdown
Coles Healthy Kicks is a fun and entertaining health and fitness program designed specifically to encourage Australian children aged 6 to 12 years old to embrace healthy cooking, mindfulness and exercise.
Below are seven videos that your children can follow with fitness sessions and healthy living tips. The […]

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City Lights | Free Light Trail | Illuminate Adelaide | 16 Jul – 1 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 1, 2021. ]
City Lights – Free Family Friendly Event – Illuminate Adelaide
Embrace the cold and explore the city, but not as you know it. For 17 nights, Adelaide’s city streets will be transformed; laneways and open spaces will be turned into a nocturnal playground of projections, imagination and light.
This FREE night time light trail is part of […]

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SALA 2021

SALA Festival | 1-31 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
SALA Festival 2021
SALA will run from August 1-31 and is the largest community-based open-access visual arts festival in Australia.
The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival 2021 Program is out now. For the first time, you can pick up a copy through Foodland supermarkets. It will also be available online and through other various outlets. This […]

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Umbrella Festival | Family Friendly Events | 16 Jul – 8 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Umbrella Festival 2021
Tuesday 20 July 2021 Update: Due to SA Health’s announcement of Level 5 restrictions being put in place, all Umbrella Festival celebrations will be temporarily on hold for a week, or until SA Health provides new safety recommendations. 
Umbrella Festival is an open access live music festival presented by not-for-profit organisation, Music SA – […]

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NAIDOC in the Mall | Rundle Mall | 6 Jul 2021

[ July 6, 2021; ]
NAIDOC in the Mall
Celebrate NAIDOC week with the community and the City of Adelaide in Rundle Mall.
Join the fun under the Gawler Place Canopy from 10.30am on Tuesday July 6th for an official Kaurna Welcome to Country Ceremony followed by the unveiling of this year’s artwork by emerging artist Keisha Milera.

They also have a free […]

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