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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 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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Navigating the NDIS: Advice on Advocating for your Child and Making the most of their Support Plan | 10 Jul 2021

[ July 10, 2021; ]
Navigating the NDIS: Advice on Advocating for your Child and Making the most of their Support Plan
Parents are invited to attend this free event on Saturday 10 July to hear about how they can navigate the NDIS with a focus on the needs of Autistic and Neuro Diverse children.
The NDIS can be an amazing resource, […]

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July School Holiday Fun at Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market

July School Holiday Fun at Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market | 11 & 18 Jul 2021

[ July 11, 2021; July 18, 2021; ]
July School Holiday Fun at Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market
There’s tons of fun to be had at Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market this July school holidays with a full diary of kids’ cooking, craft or entertainment at 9.30am every Sunday of the holidays. 
For a relaxed morning out for all the family, you can’t beat Adelaide Showground Farmers’ […]

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Neo Daydreams | Art Gallery of South Australia | 26 Jun 2021

[ June 26, 2021; ]
Neo Daydreams – a free event for 13-17 year olds at the Art Gallery of SA
Immerse yourself in all things surreal at Neo Daydreams, where imagination, experimental making, and otherworldly landscapes collide.
Think dreamy pop tunes by teen musicians, experimental drawing labs with local artists, striking body art, and mystical oceanic photography for this unreal event, […]

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Victor Harbor WhaleFest | 30 May – 6 Jun 2021

[ May 30, 2021 to June 6, 2021. ]
Victor Harbor WhaleFest
Victor Harbor WhaleFest is a week long program of events celebrating the start of the whale season on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
From Sunday 30 May to Sunday 6 June Victor Harbor will welcome the 2021 season with a Welcome Ceremony, Expo, Science Talks, Junior Whale Spotter Training, and an art trail and painting workshop […]

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Adelaide Food Fringe Closing Party

Adelaide Food Fringe Closing Party | The Stag Public House | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
Adelaide Food Fringe Closing Party
Celebrate the close of the Adelaide Food Fringe 2021 event with free cooking classes, local music and great food and drinks. 
The Stag Hotel will be presenting three fantastic cooking demonstrations and live music from Dusty Lee and Baby Mo at their Adelaide Food Fringe closing event taking place on the 16th […]

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A Fork in the Park | Elder Park | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
A Fork in the Park at Elder Park
In partnership with the Adelaide Festival Centre’s DreamBig Children’s Festival, Fork on the Road will be hosting a weekend long Fork In The Park event. There will be plenty on offer including delicious dumplings, sweet stroop-wafels, a mega-mixed grill, the perfect paella and everything in between.

Held over the […]

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Exploring 60 Years of Human Spaceflight | Australian Space Discovery Centre | 15 May 2021

[ May 15, 2021; ]
From Cold War to International Cooperation: 60 Years of Human Spaceflight – Free Family Friendly Event
**SOLD OUT**
As part of South Australia’s History Festival, the Australian Space Discovery Centre is exploring 60 years of human spaceflight in their first ever event on Saturday 15 May 2021.
Having only just opened up their doors to the public, the […]

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The Park Lands Project | Tuthangga/Carriageway Park | 16 May 2021

[ May 16, 2021; ]
The Park Lands Project – Free One-Day Festival
The Park Lands Project is a free one day art, music and citizen science meets nature festival as part of the 2021 SA History Festival.
The Park Lands Project will feature family friendly site-informed art installations, citizen science workshops plus nature walks and talks.  They invite the public on […]

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Australian Space Discovery Centre | Lot Fourteen | Adelaide | Opening 5 May 2021

[ May 5, 2021; ]
Australian Space Discovery Centre has been launched at Lot Fourteen
The Australian Space Discovery Centre (ASDC) has been officially launched in Adelaide at Lot Fourteen. The centre is home to the Australian Space Agency in 2021 and will be opening to the public in May 2021.
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will be able to explore the […]

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Poetry Takeover Challenge | South Australia’s History Festival | 1-31 May 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. ]
Poetry Takeover Challenge
Throughout May 2021, the History Trust of South Australia is inviting budding poets in years 4 to 9 to participate in the History Trust’s Poetry Takeover Challenge.
Focusing on the theme of transformation, the challenge encourages young people to visit a museum or gallery anywhere in SA during the month of May, choose an […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]

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Salisbury Community Fun Day | Carisbrooke Park | 1 May 2021

[ May 1, 2021; ]
Salisbury Community Fun Day
Go along to the Salisbury Community Fun Day at Carisbrooke Park Saturday 1 May from 12noon to 3pm for an afternoon of free activities.
Formerly Salisbury Plays, the Salisbury Community Fun Day will be a fun-filled day with games and activities to try.

Families are invited to go along and join in on the […]

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Wonders from the South Australian Museum | Exhibition Review

Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Review
by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever wondered what’s beyond the five floors of the Museum?
If so, you now have the rare opportunity to find out, through their current free exhibition – Wonders from the South Australian Museum. This is your ideal reason to re-visit all of the wonder and […]

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Hidden Creature Gallery | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

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Hidden Creature Gallery – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Part laboratory, part performance and all imagination, Hidden Creature Gallery is an exciting interactive work for school-aged children.
Existing between the digital and the real world, this work empowers young people to bring to life the places and objects around them and give […]

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Infinite Monster | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

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Infinite Monster – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Three tents. Three participants. Two minutes to draw, scribble or scrawl your contribution to an ever-changing monster projected in real time on a gigantic tower of LCD screens.
In this extra-special version of the classic game, everyone is invited to draw the head, legs […]

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Government House Tours | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 23 May 2021

[ May 23, 2021; ]
Government House Tours – DreamBig Children’s Festival
On Sunday 23 May 2021, Government House will be open to the public to explore. 
His Excellency the Governor and Mrs Le invites the community to Government House to view the public rooms, learn about the current workings of the House and explore the gardens. This includes the newly installed […]

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Silent Disco with DJ Monski Mouse | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

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Silent Disco with DJ Monski Mouse – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Get your dancing shoes ready as crowd favourite Silent Disco is back at DreamBIG Children’s Festival.
International kids disco queen DJ Monski Mouse, Silent Disco hostess with the mostest, joins the DreamBIG Festival lineup.  Monski Mouse will curate three epic […]

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Glenelg to Seacliff Coastal Walk Guide | City of Holdfast Bay

Glenelg to Seacliff Coastal Walk
Soaking up the spectacular coastline of Holdfast Bay with a dash of alfresco dining, public art appreciation and cultural experiences has never been easier with the new Glenelg to Seacliff Coastal Walk guide.
The City of Holdfast Bay have mapped out where to go, what to do (including where to get coffee) […]

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FREE Kids Golf Day | North Adelaide Golf Course | 21 Apr 2021

[ April 21, 2021; ]
FREE Kids Golf Day
If you have a budding golfer – or looking to introduce your little one to the game – the FREE golf day is the perfect chance to get them to pick up the clubs.
Enjoy an afternoon with the kids and a free snag from the BBQ. Kids under 18 (and their parents) […]

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Free Activities for Kids at Home | Scouts SA | Apr 2021

[ April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021. ]
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. 
There are new activities every month and it’s easy and free to sign up.

The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a […]

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The Clubhouse Launch | Multi-Sports Day | Gilles Plains | 17 Apr 2021

[ April 17, 2021; ]
The Clubhouse Launch – Multi-Sports Day
Help launch The Clubhouse with a FREE sports play day at Gilles Plains. 
To celebrate the use of both the Clubhouse and the outdoor courts, four organisations are coming together to offer free sporting activities on Saturday 17 April 2021. All equipment will be supplied by Play it On who will also […]

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Wittunga Botanic Garden Nature Playspace

New Nature Playspace | Wittunga Botanic Garden | Review | Opens 13 Apr 2021

[ April 13, 2021; ]
Wittunga Botanic Garden Nature Playspace – Review 
Wittunga Botanic Garden’s new nature playspace has now opened on Tuesday 13 April 2021, just in time for the school holidays.
This fabulous new space will provide plenty of fun for all ages and provide a unique place to play in a glorious botanical setting. It will aim to be […]

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Wonders from the SA Museum

Wonders: from the South Australian Museum | 10 Apr – 8 Aug 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Free Exhibition
Wonders from the South Australian Museum is a free exhibition showcasing fascinating objects from the Museum’s vast collections, many of which have never been on public display before.
Wonders brings the stories of 165 incredible objects to life from across the Museum’s collection of more than 4 million […]

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Murraylands Cycle Speedway Come & Try Free Race Day | 11 Apr 2021

[ April 11, 2021; ]
Murraylands Cycle Speedway Come & Try Free Race Day
Cycle Speedway also known as ‘Skid Kids’ involves racing around a Dolomite track for 2-4 laps against 3-6 other riders.
Murraylands Cycle Speedway is a not for profit community sporting club. Cycle Speedway is an inclusive international sport – suitable for boys and girls, men and women.

This will […]

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Hiking Expo

Hiking Expo | Belair National Park | 11 Apr 2021

[ April 11, 2021; ]
Hiking Expo at Belair National Park
An expo to celebrate the start of the South Australian bushwalking season.
With the arrival of cooler autumn weather, hiking is an ideal outdoor activity. South Australia’s bushwalking clubs and Walking SA are coming together to celebrate the occasion with a unique day in Belair National Park. There will be walking […]

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St Peters Fair | Stepney | 24 Apr 2021

[ April 24, 2021; ]
St Peters Fair
St Peters Fair will again serve up a feast of fun for families and friends with live music, delicious food, and an oval full of free children’s entertainment. The event aims to be a relaxed, affordable and fun-filled day for the family. 
Activities include:

Amusement rides
Roving entertainers
Market stalls; and
Kids crafts

Even though […]

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Rundle Mall Plaza FREE Easter Activities | 3 Apr 2021

[ April 3, 2021; ]
Rundle Mall Plaza FREE Easter Activities
Rundle Mall Plaza will be offering free Easter activities on Saturday 3 April between 11am – 2pm. There will be free face painting opposite Caffe Da Marco. The Easter bunny will also be hopping through the centre and handing out chocolate eggs.

The Rundle Mall Plaza is located near the King […]

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Free April School Holiday Activities | Churchill Centre | Apr 2021

[ April 14, 2021 to April 18, 2021. April 21, 2021 to April 24, 2021. ]
Churchill Centre
During the April school holidays, Churchill Centre will be hosting FREE activities for kids. While you’re visiting the centre, kids can also explore the Little Chicago Express Indoor Playground.
FREE School Holiday Activities:
Week 1: Decorate a tea-cup 

Wednesday 14 – Saturday 17 April 2021 | 11am – 2pm
Sunday 18 April | 12pm – 3pm 

Week […]

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Get Stoked BMX Riding Demos & Bikes to Come and Try | Lighthouse Youth Projects | 22 Apr 2021

[ April 22, 2021; ]
Get Stoked BMX Riding Demos & Bikes to Come and Try
During this school holidays, the Lighthouse Youth Projects crew will be bringing their Get Stoked bike party to Suffolk Rd Reserve on Thursday 22 April. 
Enjoy a day of BMX demos, music and fun times. Get your mates together, session the trails and maybe even learn […]

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Free Easter Fun at Harbour Town Adelaide | 3-5 Apr 2021

[ April 3, 2021 to April 5, 2021. ]
Free Easter Fun at Harbour Town
There will be free Easter fun for kids at Harbour Town Premium Outlets this long weekend in Adelaide!
Go all OUT-let this Easter Long Weekend!  Kids can enjoy Easter Bunny visits from 11am to 2pm daily, with Lindt chocolate treats to enjoy. There will also be free Build-A-Bear workshops too – […]

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Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farm | Free School Holiday Activity | Gawler Green | 15 – 18 Apr 2021

[ April 15, 2021 to April 18, 2021. ]
Gawler Green
Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farm will be at Gawler Green Shopping Centre during the April School Holidays and kids can visit for FREE. 
Kids will be able to hand feed, brush, pat and cuddle the animals at Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farm from Thursday 15 until Sunday 18 April, 11am – 2pm.

No bookings are required. Limited number […]

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City of Port Adelaide Enfield Free Bike Hire | Helmet and Lock Included

City of Port Adelaide Enfield Free Bike Hire
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield operates a free bike hire program.
It’s quick and easy to grab a bike and explore the local area. They even have kids bikes so that the whole family can enjoy a day out exploring the area. You will need to bring photo […]

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Free Come’n’Try Session | Bumblebee Kids Yoga | 18 Apr 2021

[ April 18, 2021; ]
Free Come’n’Try Session at Bumblebee Yoga
Bumblebee Yoga is holding a free Come’n’Try session for anyone interested in yoga on Sunday 18 April 2021.

Each week the Bumblebee Kids Yoga classes are filled with games, activities, yoga poses, fun challenges, and learning new things about your brains and bodies. They also practice mindfulness, meditation, and quiet time […]

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Myponga Reservoir Reserve On-water Access | Free Event | 28 Mar 2021

[ March 28, 2021; ]
Myponga Reservoir Reserve On-water Access 
Be among the first to paddle out on the water from 10am on Sunday, 28 March 2021.
Celebrate the beginning of on-water access at Myponga Reservoir Reserve by attending a free community event

There are numerous ways you can get involved – pick a spot near the shoreline and watch around 20 of the […]

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