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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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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 light trail as part of the new […]

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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 South Australian Museum | 10 Apr – 8 Aug 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Wonders from the South Australian Museum
Have you ever wondered what’s beyond the five floors of the South Australian Museum galleries? In a new landmark exhibition Wonders from the South Australian Museum visitors will get the rare opportunity to explore objects from the Museum’s vast collections – many of which have never been on public display […]

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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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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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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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Free Kids Easter Craft Workshop | Adelaide Central Market | 20 & 27 Mar 2021

[ March 20, 2021; March 27, 2021; ]
Free Kids Easter Craft Workshop at the Adelaide Central Market 
Take the kids along to the Adelaide Central Market in the lead up to Easter where they can enjoy free Easter craft workshops with the team from Little Picassos.

At the first workshop, kids will be guided in creating their own Easter nests from collected nature and […]

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Connect and play in your street | 1000 Play Streets Project | City of Onkaparinga

  
Connect and play in your street – City of Onkaparinga
The City of Onkaparinga is encouraging residents to join their 1000 Play Streets Project, designed to encourage neighbours to connect socially and to allow children to play safely on their closed street. Residents who live in low traffic neighbourhoods in the City of Onkaparinga will […]

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Uniting Communities Adelaide Lego Building

In the heart of Adelaide you will find the amazing Lego replica of the United Communities Building 
Situated in the U City building on Franklin Street is an amazing Lego replica of the same building created by local student Connor Brennan in 2019. 
Connor was 16 at the time and constructed it over six months while juggling […]

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‘Get Active’ Day | Mega Courts Indoor Sports | 24 Apr 2021

[ April 24, 2021; ]
‘Get Active’ Day at Mega Courts
Mega Courts Indoor Sports is offering a FREE indoor soccer session to help your kids ‘Get Active’ in the school holidays.
Your child will learn new soccer skills while making new friends. During the one hour session, they’ll play FUN, skill-focused games, followed by small-sided soccer matches.

The indoor soccer session will be […]

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Myponga Reservoir | Walking Trails, Bike Tracks, Fishing & Kayaking

[ March 28, 2021; ]
Enjoy, Explore, Preserve at Myponga Reservoir
Myponga Reservoir on-water access for kayaking available from 28 March 2021.
In April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve became ours to enjoy with access for land-based recreational activities, which was then extended with an extra 3km of new trails. Shoreline fishing is also available with a permit, plus the fishing zone was then […]

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Nature Adventure Day | Williamstown | 20 Mar 2021

[ March 20, 2021; ]
Southern Barossa Alliance Nature Adventure Day
The Southern Barossa Alliance, the Williamstown Action Group and the Barossa Local Drug Action Team are hosting a Barossa Nature Adventure Day to promote health and wellbeing, networking and resilience, as the community continues to transition from COVID19 crisis to COVID 19 normal living.
This Nature Adventure Day will be held […]

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Saturday Sessions in the Plaza | Wheelie Kids & Cars Movie | Salisbury | 20 Mar 2021

[ March 20, 2021; ]
Free Saturday Sessions in the Plaza – Wheelie Kids & Cars Movie
This event includes Wheelie Kids Driving Fun for Kids followed by an outdoor screening of the Cars Movie. 
From 11am ride on an inflatable wheelie kid track followed by an outdoor movie screening of Cars Movie at 12:30pm.

Rules will be explained to children before they […]

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Lefevre Peninsula Family Expo | Osborne | 20 Mar 2021

[ March 20, 2021; ]
Lefevre Peninsula Family Expo
Take the whole family down to Lefevre Recreation Reserve for a FREE Family Fun Day.
There will be entertainment and a great community atmosphere where families can enjoy free food and drinks, as well as a jumping castle, face painting and more.

Plus, local representatives from various community networks across the peninsula will be […]

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FREE Family Open Day | North Adelaide Golf Course | 28 Mar 2021

[ March 28, 2021; ]
FREE Family Open Day at North Adelaide Golf Course 
Looking for an event that’s different, fun for the family, and right on your doorstep? Enjoy a day out on a Par 3 Golf Course – it’s shorter and quicker than your average golf course, and absolutely FREE.
If you play golf on the regular, you know why […]

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Indofest Adelaide | Free Family Fun Day | 28 Mar 2021

[ March 28, 2021; ]
Indofest Adelaide – Onward Together
The Indofest-Adelaide 2021 event will be held on Sunday 28 March at Pinky Flat on War Memorial Drive, Adelaide.
This year’s Indonesian event will showcase a COVID safe festival of Indonesian performing arts, music, dance, and selling of traditional food.  There will also be workshops and kids’ activities.
“Onward, Together” is the current […]

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Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema | Top Dog Film Festival | 26 Mar 2021

[ March 26, 2021; ]
Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema – Top Dog Film Festival
Settle in with your family and neighbours for a fun night of fantastic entertainment with live music, delicious food, popcorn and more in Heywood Park.
Enjoy food, refreshments and entertainment starting at 6pm, with the movie to commence at sunset.  Take along your bean bag, picnic rug […]

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Free Activities for Kids at Home Online | Scouts SA | Mar 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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Sunset Cinema – Dora (2019) | Broadview Oval | 13 Mar 2021

[ March 13, 2021; ]
Prospect Sunset Cinema Series – Dora (2019)
Go along to Broadview Oval/Yarnta Tutu Yarta and catch the last movie of the Prospect Sunset Cinema series. 
The Prospect Sunset Cinema Series March screening will be Dora (2019). Find a spot on the oval with your twilight picnic before the film starts at sunset (approximately 8.30pm). The event is nothing […]

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Hills Harmony Picnic | Gumeracha | 13 Mar 2021

[ March 13, 2021; ]
Hills Harmony Picnic 
Enjoy a picnic in Federation Park celebrating cultural diversity for Harmony Day. 
Harmony Day is a celebration of Australia’s cultural diversity – a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home. Join the Adelaide Hills Council and local community groups in Federation Park on Saturday 13 March 2021 from 11am until 2pm […]

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Summer Nights Community Outdoor Cinema | Hove | 12 Mar 2021

[ March 12, 2021; ]
Summer Nights Community Outdoor Cinema
This will be the last Holdfast Bay outdoor cinema session for the summer season with a screening of Crazy Rich Asians.
As always, gates open at 6.30pm. Fork on the Road will bring down two fantastic food trucks, Little Turk & Co and Sweet Scoop. Or you are welcome to bring your […]

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Fringe@5085 | Stockade Botanical Park | 6 & 7 Mar 2021

[ March 6, 2021 to March 7, 2021. ]
Fringe@5085
Fringe@5085 is a free, two-day extravaganza of magical mayhem and music in the tranquillity of Stockade Botanical Park. Starring the Fringe Caravan and plenty more as part of the Fringe on Tour.
SATURDAY 6 MARCH 2021

5pm | Official welcome and dance performances. Eli Green will be your MC for the day. Then, Welcome to Country […]

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