january 2014 Articles

Walking With Dinosaurs | The Movie | opens 1 January 2014

For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Walking With Dinosaurs is the ultimate immersive, big screen adventure for families. Meet dinosaurs more real than you’ve ever seen as you take off on a thrilling prehistoric adventure, where Patchi, an underdog […]

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Alice in Wonderland | Pantomime | 21 January 2014

[ January 21, 2014; 11:00 am; ]
An Alice in Wonderland pantomime, hosted by Novita’s TeenZone vacation care program will be performed on Tuesday 21 January 2014. Novita’s TeenZone warmly invites you to experience the classic story of Alice in Wonderland through a live performance by Upstage Theatre.
So come along, dress up and bring your family and friends.  You’re also welcome to bring your […]

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Lil’ Piggy Went to Market | For Lovers of Market Shopping

Lil’ Piggy is created for lovers of market shopping!
This Lil’ Piggy visits all the markets around town and knows where all the gems are; when they’re on, and is more than happy to share with you.
Lil’ Piggy will also let you know where to buy great products when you can’t make it to the markets!
There […]

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Summer Festival | City of West Torrens | Dec 2013 – Feb 2014

[ December 21, 2013; 7:00 pm; January 11, 2014; 7:00 pm; February 8, 2014; 8:30 pm; ]
The City of West Torrens Council will stage the ever-popular Summer Festival again this year and there are a host of movies and music on offer.  The annual event is free for everyone and people are invited to pack a picnic, bring their rugs and relax in the West Torrens Memorial Gardens.

There will be plenty […]

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World Tennis Challenge 2014 | 7 to 9 January 2014

[ January 7, 2014 to January 9, 2014. ]
If you possess a penchant for reminiscing about the ‘good old days’ of tennis and love to see some of the up and coming stars of tomorrow, the World Team Challenge (WTC) is for you.  Creating a piece of history with legends like Martina Hingis, Mats Wilander, Henri Leconte, Martina Navratilova and Tracy Austin set to grace […]

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Science Fun Days | SciWorld | January 2014

[ January 14, 2014; January 21, 2014; ]
In conjunction with the Adelaide Planetarium, SciWorld are planning some Science Fun Days in the January school holidays. Tuesday 14th and 21st January will see full days of Science Fun at the Planetarium, Mawson Lakes. You can see Planetarium sessions, SciWorld Spectacular Shows and have fun in the interactive hands on Intergalactic Slime and craft room.
There […]

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Bricks on Wheels LEGO Expo | National Motor Museum | 4-5 January 2014

[ January 4, 2014; 10:00 am; January 5, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
The National Motor Museum will be holding a ‘Bricks on Wheels LEGO Expo’ on the 4th and 5th of January 2014.  Visitors can come and marvel at LEGO sculptors in action, including an amazing display of hand-sculpted LEGO vehicles such as cars, trucks, bikes – you name it!  Sculptors will be on hand to answer questions and […]

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Santos Tour Down Under | Adelaide | 19 – 26 January 2014

[ January 19, 2014; 7:00 pm; January 21, 2014 to January 26, 2014. ]

The Santos Tour Down Under is Australia’s premier international cycling race. It will be staged in and around Adelaide this year during our summer holidays from 19 to 26 January 2014.  On Sunday 19 January the world’s cycling elite will contest an exciting 50km circuit race in the city, the People’s Choice Classic.  This is the curtain […]

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Pirates on the Popeye | Holiday Adventures | January 2014

Join some scurvy pirates on the Popeye as they take you on an adventure on the high seas and tell you tales that will have you wide eyed with amazement. This band of witty, charming pirates will entertain with interactive ditties and jigs as they take you on a salty adventure on our own Torrens […]

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Australia vs England – 5th Carlton Mid ODI | 26 Jan 2014

[ January 26, 2014; 1:50 pm; ]

Don’t miss your chance to see Australia take on England in this summer’s Carlton Mid ODI Series.  International one day cricket comes to Adelaide Oval on Australia Day in what will surely be Summer’s Biggest Dress Up Party!  See our greatest cricketing rivalry come to life both on and off the pitch in an exciting 50 […]

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Sculpture Exhibition | Brighton Beach | 22 Jan – 2 Feb 2014

The Adelaide Airport Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition will be on from Wednesday 22nd January to Sunday 2nd February 2014.  Opening hours will be from 8am until 8pm each day (except Sunday 2nd Feb when the exhibition will close at 12 noon).  The exhibition is held at Brighton Surf Life Saving Club on the Esplanade in […]

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Archers Arcadia Exhibition | State Library | 12 Dec 2013 – 13 Feb 2014

Roll up, roll up!
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, it’s show time as David Archer presents his intriguing artworks, sensational sideshows and amazing interactive spectacles in the Archers Arcadia Exhibition.
Inspired in the tradition of Victorian and Edwardian amusements from seaside piers, circuses and travelling fairs, Archers’ artworks provide an escape into fantasy and gives humorous […]

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Wacky Wire Critterbugs Workshop | December 2013 & January 2014

The State Library of South Australia will be holding Wacky Wire Critterbugs Workshops during the summer school holidays.  A fun day where participant’s design and make their own “Critterbug” using colourful wire, beads, aluminium shim, jewels, and small found objects to enhance their creation; the wackier the better! The Critterbug will have flapping wings that […]

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World Tennis Challenge Kids Tennis Day | Memorial Drive | 5 January 2014

[ January 5, 2014; ]
Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob Square Pants, Dora the Explorer and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have dusted off their racquets and brushed up on their tennis skills, ready to make their debut at World Tennis Challenge Kids Tennis Day in Adelaide on Sunday 5 January 2014.
Young tennis fans will be able to see their favourite Nickelodeon characters at […]

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Wallis Outdoor Cinema | Mt Barker | January 2014

An Outdoor Cinema is coming to Mt Barker in January 2014.  Make the most of a summer evening and enjoy the fresh air and tranquillity of cinema on the lawns of Auchendarroch House.  There is a great line up films to see for families such as Frozen, Home Alone, Saving Mr Banks, Free Birds and Raiders of the […]

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Adelaide Strikers | New Year’s Eve Home Game | Dec 2013 & Jan 2014

[ December 31, 2013; 7:10 pm; 7:10 pm; January 5, 2014; 6:40 pm; 6:40 pm; January 18, 2014; 1:20 pm; 1:20 pm; January 22, 2014; 7:10 pm; 7:10 pm; ]
The Adelaide Strikers, Adelaide’s very own KFC T20 Big Bash League Team, open their season at home on New Year’s Eve at the newly developed Adelaide Oval.  The bails will light up as the Strikers clash with the Perth Scorchers and it won’t be the only entertainment lighting up the night.
There will be pre-game entertainment, music, fireworks […]

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Harvest Festival McLaren Vale | 18 January 2014

[ January 18, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
The Harvest Festival McLaren Vale is a celebration of the diversity of food, wine, music and the arts from the McLaren Vale region. This annual event is all about fun and family, offering visitors exquisite tastes of the region’s world class wines and tantalising gourmet food. This premier regional event is an epicurean extravaganza! This is […]

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School Holidays Activity Guide | Summer 2013/14

[ December 23, 2013 to January 27, 2014. ]
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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Peter Combe in Wash Your Kids in Orange Juice @ Marion Cultural Centre | 21 Jan 2014

Peter Combe is one of Australia’s best loved songwriters, entertaining young and old since 1976.
Capturing the imagination of Australians with his funny, inspirational and irresistibly catchy songs for children.
11am show booked out, 1pm show on sale NOW
Tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased from the Box Office at the Marion Cultural Centre either […]

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Life Before Dinosaurs | SA Museum | Dec 2013 to Mar 2014

[ January 13, 2014 to January 17, 2014. January 20, 2014 to January 24, 2014. ]
Have some fun in the sun in January’s School Holiday Program at the South Australian Museum.
Relax on crash mats on the Museum lawns, handle collection items, splash in our rock pools and enjoy hands-on exploration of creatures from the Permian.
To cool off, venture inside to check out the exhibition Life Before Dinosaurs: The Permian Monsters, […]

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Saving Mr Banks | Where Her Book Ended, Their Story Began

Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks star in Disney’s Saving Mr Banks, inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic Mary Poppins made it to the screen.
When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favourite book, P.L. Travers’ Mary Poppins, he made them a promise—one […]

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Camp Kidpreneur | Holiday Business Program For Kids | 13-16 January 2014

Club Kidpreneur is an exciting school holiday micro-enterprise program for 8-12 year olds, based on Club Kidpreneur’s dynamic Ready-Set-Go business program, which has been delivered to over 3,000 kids in 220+ schools and after-school care facilities across Australia.  A not-for-profit organisation, Club Kidpreneur is about inspiring primary age kids to become more entrepreneurial and use the […]

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Oliver! | Gilbert & Sullivan Society | 31 Jan to 8 Feb 2014

[ January 31, 2014; 7:30 pm; February 1, 2014; 1:30 pm; February 2, 2014; 4:00 pm; February 4, 2014 7:30 pm to February 7, 2014 7:30 pm. February 8, 2014; 1:30 pm; ]
WANT SOME MORE? OLIVER RETURNS TO ADELAIDE TO STAGE RETURN SEASON.
The widely acclaimed and sold out production of Oliver! presented by the G&S Society in July 2013 will return to the Arts Theatre stage on Friday 31st January 2014.

Helmed by the multi-award winning production team of David Lampard (director/designer) and Peter Johns (musical director) the […]

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Dinosaurs Alive | Adelaide Zoo | 26 Dec 2013 – 2 Feb 2014

[ December 26, 2013 9:30 am to February 2, 2014 9:30 am. January 10, 2014; January 17, 2014; ]

Dinosaurs Alive! 2013
It’s an event 65 million years in the making; from Boxing Day Adelaide Zoo is going back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
Meet T. Rex, triceratops, and the entire crew of roaring, snarling, moving dinosaurs!  Your ticket aboard the prehistoric express will include the opportunity to come face-to-face with nine life-like dinosaurs, a […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | Daily Holiday Fun | Dec 2013 & Jan 2014

[ December 14, 2013 to December 24, 2013. December 26, 2013 to January 27, 2014. ]
Summer in Adelaide is a time when families can head to the beach and 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.  Enjoy some beachside fun on the foreshore with thrill rides, dodgem […]

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Maltesers Moonlight Cinema | Adelaide 2013-14

[ November 30, 2013; 8:50 pm; December 7, 2013; 8:50 pm; December 8, 2013; 8:50 pm; December 20, 2013; 8:50 pm; December 29, 2013; 8:50 pm; January 1, 2014; 8:50 pm; January 4, 2014; 8:50 pm; January 9, 2014; 8:50 pm; January 10, 2014; 8:50 pm; ]
You know summer is just around the corner when the Moonlight Cinema’s summer program arrives! Adelaide’s annual outdoor cinema returns from 28th November 2013 until 31st January 2014 in our beautiful Botanic Park. There will be advance screenings, $12 Thursdays, family movies, classic and cult films.  The movie genres range from animation, comedy, horror, thriller and drama to action, sci-fi and adventure.  There’s […]

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Marion Cultural Centre | Summer School Holidays 2013/14

[ December 17, 2013; 11:00 am; January 21, 2014; 11:00 am; January 23, 2014; 11:00 am; ]
The Marion Cultural Centre holds many different events throughout the year, offering a range of exciting events for everyone.  During the summer school holidays there will be some fantastic shows for the little ones featuring the Ticklish Allsorts, Peter Combe and Benjamin Hutton.

Ticklish Allsorts | 17 December 2013 | 11.00am
Are you ready for some Ticklish fun?  Ticklish […]

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This [Baby] Life | 28 to 31 January 2014

[ January 28, 2014 to January 31, 2014. ]
Celebrating the fascination of new life.  This beautiful production explores the moment-by-moment fascination of being a baby. Developed through extensive research into ways in which babies and their adults tune into one another, this gentle piece is the first of its kind for audiences in this age group.
At times, the performance becomes a special space where […]

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Summer on the Plaza | Marion | Dec 2013 & Jan 2014

[ December 19, 2013; 6:30 pm; January 10, 2014; 5:00 pm; ]
Summer on the Plaza consists of live music, markets, outdoor movies and Shakespeare all on the Marion Cultural Centre Plaza during December and January.  The Marion Mega Market will be held on Saturday 14th and 21st of December and there will be local artists playing live each Sunday between 1pm and 4pm.  There are two free outdoor […]

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Disney’s Frozen | opens 26 December 2013

PLAY  &  GO  REVIEW

Frozen is the new Disney animated movie which is bound to be a hit. Like Tangled, the Disney Princesses in this movie are brave and courageous; overcoming physical affliction and sorrow to rise above the baddies in a great adventure.
I love how these new Disney Princesses are strong and adventurous. Like other […]

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The Wizard of Oz | Adelaide Youth Theatre | 24-26 January 2014

[ January 24, 2014; 7:00 pm; January 25, 2014; 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm; January 26, 2014; 2:00 pm; ]
The Adelaide Youth Theatre is presenting the fabulous family favourite show for these school holidays!
To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz – it is being staged right here in Adelaide!
On at the Royalty Theatre from 24-26 January 2014, there is a Fancy dress competition with prizes at every performance, plus one lucky […]

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Clancy – The Jellybean Train | Summer Rides at the Park 2013

Toot Toot!  Clancy the Jellybean Train will be available for rides at both Bonython Park and Jubilee Park over the coming months as the warmer weather sees families make the most of the beautiful outdoors.  Clancy will also appear on North Terrace in front of Adelaide University, driving along the footpath, on Sunday, November 10th, the day after the […]

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Matilda Movie Night | State Library | 22 January 2014

[ January 22, 2014; 8:30 pm; ]
As part of the Splash Adelaide initiative Nights on the Terrace, the State Library is again holding a free, outdoor movie night for families. The screening will be Matilda, a 1996 fantasy-comedy based on the classic novel of the same name by multiple prize-winning children’s author, Roald Dahl. Filled with special effects, lots of laughs and plenty […]

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South Australian Cricket Season 2013/14

For cricket fans out there South Australia fields three high performance state teams you can follow throughout the summer – the West End Redbacks, the Adelaide Strikers and the Scorpions.  There is also strong under age representation for both boys and girls with SACA’s junior programs.  Children can learn to play cricket in numerous ways such as Milo Cricket, Grade […]

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Adelaide Night Market | North Terrace | October 2013 – May 2014

[ October 27, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. November 24, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. December 15, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. January 16, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. February 23, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. March 30, 2014; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. April 27, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. May 25, 2014; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Last summer, Adelaide discovered the joys of the night market, transforming North Terrace on Sunday nights into a garden filled with street food from around the world, gifts, jewellery, live music and much more.  Now, Adelaide Night Market returns for a second season, on the last Sunday of each month starting on 27 October 2013.
The Night […]

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Adelaide United 2013/14 A-League Season

The Adelaide United 2013/14 A-League Season at Coopers Stadium kicks off on Sunday, 13 October 2013.  In the first home match of the 2013/14 HAL Season the Reds take on Perth Glory.  In total there are 13 home games for the season between October 2013 and April 2014.
The Hyundai A-League commenced in 2005 and Adelaide United FC quickly emerged […]

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Angelina Ballerina The Mousical | 31 Dec 2013 – 5 Jan 2014

[ December 31, 2013; 10:00 am; January 2, 2014; 10:00 am; January 3, 2014; 10:00 am; January 4, 2014; 10:00 am; January 5, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
Everyone’s favourite little star, Angelina Ballerina, pirouettes onto the stage in her brand new musical – a magical show packed full of singing and dancing.  Ballet Girls & Hip Hop Boys take note!  Angelina Ballerina The Mousical Live on Stage will be presented by Adelaide Festival Centre from 31 December 2013 until 5 January 2014.
Angelina and her friends think […]

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The Cat in the Hat: Live on Stage! | 14-18 January 2014

[ January 14, 2014 to January 18, 2014. ]
Following a sold out season at Sydney Opera House, The Cat in the Hat now comes to Adelaide Festival Centre’s Dunstan Playhouse for a special summer holiday treat for all the family.  Wonderfully anarchic and with its unique combination of hilarious stories and riotous rhymes, this production of The Cat in the Hat promises to delight and […]

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Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show | 19 January 2014

[ January 19, 2014; 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; 4:00 pm; ]
Abracadabra! It’s Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show! Mickey, Minnie and a host of Disney friends come together with world-class magicians to perform magic from legendary Disney films right before your eyes. See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; the spectacular levitation of Aladdin’s Princess Jasmine; […]

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