january 2013 Articles

Ten Pin Bowling | Kingpin Bowling Style | Review 2013

Kingpin Bowling – Ten Pin Bowling in Norwood
Kingpin Bowling is the newly opened ten pin bowling alley at Norwood. But this is not just any old bowling alley – this is an entertainment complex which is modern and sleek.
Kingpin is a new concept in bowling, offering 16 state-of-the-art bowling lanes with a fully licensed bar; […]

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A Visit to the Menz FruChocs Shop | Hahndorf

Hahndorf is a family favourite destination any time of year and just recently we discovered yet another reason to visit – the new Menz FruChocs Shop!  There are already plenty of sweet treats to discover along the main road through this wonderful tourist town, so South Australia’s own fruity apricot chocolate balls are right at home here.  […]

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Scaling Walls | Indoor Rock Climbing | Climbing Wall

Indoor Rock Climbing at Vertical Reality Climbing Wall
It’s a cool, rainy summer day during school holidays. What to do? Well, my kids who are little monkeys and will climb anything, have been keen to try out Indoor Rock Climbing, so that’s where we headed.
Vertical Reality Climbing (VRC) have facilities that are suitable for novices and experienced […]

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Summer and Gelato | A little afternoon treat at Cafe Bravo

When it’s a hot day and you’ve been hanging out at home all day, sometimes things get a bit stir crazy by the afternoon. Especially if you have kids like mine who like to be out and about or just outside. Sometimes this calls for a little ice cream outing.

You could go to an […]

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Win a Skatescool Roller Disco Party for 15 Kids

This Giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner A. Simons.
With thanks to Skatescool WIN a free roller skate disco party for up to 15 children!
It can be a fantastic Birthday Party or just a fabulous treat for your kids with family and friends. Recommended age is for 6+ year olds.
Read more about Skatescool […]

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The Ghosts of Memory Cove | Maritime Museum | 7 – 25 January 2013

Heed all ye warnings, you nautical folk, for there’s bound to be trouble at sea, beware and be watching, there’s phantoms about, be scared, yes be scared as can be!”
Well, not too scared… sometimes ghosts can be friendly. They help us, guide us and warn of danger!
So it was with Mr Thistle. He joined Matthew […]

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Kids Rocky Road | As Easy as 1 2 3!

Rocky Road is a favourite treat in our house, but the kiddy version – not the ‘real’ variety!  It’s a sweet treat that makes a great little thank you gift, perfect for parties, picnics and as an after dinner sweet. Using only 3 ingredients, this is a quick, easy recipe that the kids can help with […]

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Semaphore Waterslide Complex | Now Closed

Semaphore Waterslide Complex
The Semaphore Waterslide has been an icon at Semaphore for over 30 years, however from October 2021 it has been closed bu the Port Adelaide Enfield Council.
Review 2013
Originally the waterslide was the sole attraction of the complex until 1998 when the current owner took over and added more entertainment for children to enjoy.  Since then […]

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Happy New Year | Welcome to 2013

Good-bye 2012. Welcome to 2013!
We can hardly believe that another year has passed. Seriously, where did the year go?
We would just like to thank you for joining us on our Play & Go journey since we launched earlier this year. We have clocked over 500 posts on our site – that’s over 500 events, activities, […]

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Train Rides at Moseley Square Glenelg | Dec 2012 to Jan 2013

All during the Summer School Holidays December 2012/January 2013 you can jump onboard the Moseley Square Train in Glenelg.
The train operates from 10am each day. Rides are $4 per person.  For information about Jetty Road, Glenelg check out their Facebook page here for updates.
What:  Moseley Square Train Rides
When:  Summer School Holidays December 2012 to January […]

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Crush Festival | Adelaide Hills | 27 January 2013

Discover unique wines matched with fashion, music and art at over 30 Cellar Doors at the Adelaide Hills annual Wine and Food Festival.  ‘Crush 2013… The Stylish Alternative’ will be held on Sunday 27th January 2013 with special events to extend over the January long weekend.
Our favourite pick of the Cellar Door Crush Events for families is  ‘It’s My Big […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | Daily Holiday Fun!

Semaphore Summer Carnival 2012/13
It’s that time of year again when families can enjoy all the fun of the fair at the Semaphore Summer Carnival.
Held each year during the summer school holidays,  the Semaphore Summer Carnival is a wonderful outing for the whole family.
There are thrill rides, dodgem cars, bungy trampolines, water balls and side show amusements for […]

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Parental Guidance | In Cinemas Boxing Day 2012

Billy Crystal stars in this comedy about a grandfather forced to mind his three grandkids for an entire week.  Old school grandfather Artie (Crystal), who is accustomed to calling the shots, meets his match when he and his eager-to-please wife Diane (Midler) agree to babysit their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents (Tomei, Scott) […]

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OVO – Cirque du Soleil | 6 Dec 2012 to 6 Jan 2013 | Review

I still remember my first Cirque du Soleil show many years ago – Saltimbanco – it was like nothing I had ever seen before.
Each time I think, what could they possibly do that they haven’t done before? Well, after seeing OVO I am again blown away by the brilliance of Cirque du Soleil.
They take circus […]

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Christmas in Rundle Mall | Entertainment Guide | December 2012

If you plan on heading into the city for some Christmas shopping this month you’ll discover something on each and every day to entertain the whole family in Rundle Mall.  Keep an eye out for the cheeky elves, dancing presents and Rundle Mall’s beloved mascot Ginger, as they roam around the mall on Mondays and Tuesdays […]

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School Holiday Activities Summary Guide | December 2012 – January 2013

To make it easier for you to get the low down on what to do with the kids during the school holidays, we have put together a summary guide to some of the most popular and some not-so-well-known activities on offer. There are venues all over Adelaide that offer vacation care programs, workshops, clinics, camps […]

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Kids Magic Workshops | 17, 18 & 19 January 2013

Unique school holiday children’s entertainment suitable for 4-12 year old boys and girls who love magic!  Magic Mike has been conducting workshops during Adelaide’s school holidays and at private functions for over 10 years.  Magic Mike believes learning MAGIC is FUN and encourages children to give it a try.
At each workshop children get to take part in – 

A funny interactive […]

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Moonlight Cinema | Botanic Park | Summer 12/13

You know summer is just around the corner when the Moonlight Cinema’s summer program arrives!  Adelaide’s favourite outdoor cinema returns from 29th November 2012 until 17th February 2013.  There will be more advance screenings than ever before, Discount Wednesdays, family films, classic and cult films.  As always you can rely on Moonlight for a mix of old favourites […]

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