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the carnival of fun

The Carnival of Fun #TDU Mint 2 Extravaganza | Glenelg | 17 Jan 2018

[ January 17, 2018; 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
The Carnival of FUN #TDU Mint 2 Extravaganza
Take your family and friends down to Mint 2 for an unforgettable evening on Wednesday 17 January 5pm- 11pm. The event will be on the grass next to the playground near the end of the Jetty and includes a whole range of fun activities for the whole family.
The […]

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Civic Park Ausday | 100m Slip-and-Slide | Modbury | 24 Jan 2018

[ January 24, 2018; 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]
Civic Park Ausday 24 January 2018
Celebrate Australia Day 2018 with friends and family in the beautiful surrounds of Civic Park
*CHANGE OF DATE* 
Due to the extreme heat forecast, AusDay at Civic Park is now WEDNESDAY 24 January 2018 from 9.30am to 1.30pm.
Go along for some family fun in the sun at Civic Park Ausday.  This […]

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Adelaide Town Hall Illumination | Nov 2017 – 1 Jan 2018

[ November 18, 2017; ]  

Adelaide Town Hall Illumination
See the Adelaide Town Hall light up this festive season, with a magical Christmas and New Year’s projection display. Bring the kids and marvel at the numerous animations on display every night.
CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT ABOUT CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY EVENTS

https://www.facebook.com/AdelaideTownHall/videos/1398158890224507/

For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Adelaide […]

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Middleton Surf Lessons for Families | South Coast Surf Academy | Review

If you’ve wanted to try surfing but not sure where to start, then having lessons is a great way to go.
The kids had lessons last year with Middleton surf school South Coast Surf Academy and loved it, so this year we went back to do it again, and this time the adults also joined in […]

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Chinese New Year Lion Dance | Rundle Mall | 28 Jan 2017

[ January 28, 2017; 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm. ]
Celebrate the start of 2017 Chinese New Year with a traditional Lion Dance at Adelaide Central Plaza!
Accompanied by the music of beating drums, clashing cymbals, and resounding gongs the lion will make an entrance to David Jones at Adelaide Central Plaza Rundle Mall entry at 12pm for a 30 minute show that will entertain the […]

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FlexiPLay Toy Rental Launch | Jan 2017

Australia’s first online toy rental service
Officially launched this week in Adelaide, FlexiPlay is the first online toy rental service in Australia. A new and exciting, environmentally friendly way to play.
How do you keep the kids entertained with new and exciting toys without breaking the bank plus reduce clutter in your home? That is the exact […]

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Kid & Hub

Ended: WIN Passes for Kid & Hub | New Creative Activity Hub for Families | Feb 2017

Kid & Hub is a new creative activity hub for Adelaide families with pre-school children.
Opening Monday 6 February 2017 on Magill Road, Maylands, it will be a unique place for parents, offering activities to foster children’s creativity and a whole lot more. Kid & Hub has a coffee and play hub that you can drop […]

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Pony in the Vines | Tomich Winery | 28 & 29 Jan 2017

[ January 28, 2017; January 29, 2017; ]
Pony In The Vines
Come celebrate Adelaide Hills Wine Region’s CRUSH 2017 in style at Tomich Wines!
Set on the picturesque Tomich Vineyard lawns by the river’s edge, under the shade of tents and umbrellas, the Pony in the Vines event will have something on offer to please everyone in the family!

This year they’ve partnered with Locavore […]

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Adelaide Central Market Birthday Party | Celebrating 148 Years | 28 Jan 2017

Adelaide Central Market Birthday Party
The Adelaide Central Market is celebrating 148 years of people and produce on Saturday 28 January 2017!
Help celebrate 148 years of people and produce at the Adelaide Central Market’s birthday party on Saturday 28 January! There will be loads of FREE family activities including giant games, face painting, kids zone, live […]

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30 Minute Art Classes for Outdoorsy Kids | The Beach Studio | 28 Jan 2017

[ January 28, 2017; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. ]
30 Minute Art Classes for Outdoorsy Kids
The Beach Studio is a fun pop-up outdoor art class developed specifically for creative outdoorsy kids. The 30-minute sessions adopt a step-by-step style approach to painting an original artist inspired masterpiece.
Whilst parents enjoy watching from the sidelines, each child learns the steps to creating a copy of a famous […]

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Australia Day at the Bay | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
True-blue early-morning Olympic-sized beachside Aussie Celebrations: Australia Day at the Bay!
Celebrate Australia Day with 85 new citizens from 17 countries, 6 awards, 1,000+ snags + 1 Olympian at 9am-2pm on Thursday 26 January 2017 at the Glenelg Foreshore.
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says this year’s Australia Day at the Bay offers a true-blue […]

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Australia Day Celebrations | Unley Street Party | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Australia Day Street Party at Unley
The City of Unley is inviting the community to come together and celebrate Australia Day on Thursday 26 January 2017, at a fun street party on Oxford Terrace in Unley.
Celebrations will include a free sausage sizzle and activities with the Sturt Football Club and live music by South Australian artists, […]

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Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes

Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids | Summer 2016-17

[ January 19, 2017; 9:30 am; January 20, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 23, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. January 24, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. January 25, 2017; 9:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 27, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids
This summer come and learn how to cook something different every day at Scoffed.
School Holiday Cooking Classes for all ages
Whether you want to make edible gifts or decorations in one of our Christmas treat classes or come to one of their more traditional classes in January, they have a fantastic program for […]

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Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park This Summer | Jan & Feb 2017

‘Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park’ this summer!
The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources has put together over 40 family-friendly water-based activities along the coast this summer. The program is to encourage more South Australians having fun and learning about our marine parks.
There is a series of ‘come and try snorkelling’ family tours being […]

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Festival of Movement | Tour Down Under | Fleurieu Peninsula | 20 Jan 2017

Festival of Movement – Tour Down Under Fleurieu Peninsula
For the first time ever, in 2017 the Festival of Movement will be held to celebrate Bike Exchange Stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.
The Festival is the Fleurieu’s way of welcoming the world’s best cyclists, who will battle it out in Bike Exchange Stage 5 […]

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Two South Aussie favourites partner to create four limited edition doughnuts

Two much loved and iconic brands Krispy Kreme South Australia and Robern Menz have come together creating a delicious range of limited edition “South Aussie Favourite doughnuts” which are available at Krispy Kreme stores across Adelaide, from now until 7 February 2017.
This delicious collaboration is a very sweet start to the year – the range […]

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Al Salam Festival | Veale Gardens | 28 Jan 2017

[ January 28, 2017; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]
The Islamic Society of SA brings you the Al Salam Festival for the third year running!
Every year the event gets bigger and better and this year is no exception. The festival of peace invites the Australian public to enjoy a day of entertainment, culture and education at the Veale Gardens Adelaide city from 11 am on […]

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Tandanya Survival Day

Tandanya Survival Day | Semaphore Foreshore | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 6:30 pm. ]
Tandanya Survival Day
For the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community January 26 is “Survival Day”, an important time when the community gathers to celebrate the resilience of their peoples.
Survival Day is an important date as people gather to not only celebrate and commemorate the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but to also […]

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Raiders of the Lost Archives | State Library of SA | 17, 19 & 22 Jan 2017

[ January 17, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 19, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 22, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Raiders of the Lost Archives | State Library of SA
Get a team together for this high-stakes curatorial adventure!
Raiders of the Lost Archives in the State Library of South Australia takes the escape room trend a step further with a richer cast of characters, a high energy challenge and the whole library as the game world.
Created […]

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Fuel for Little Foodies with Rory Sloane and Themis Chryssidis | 19 Jan 2017

[ January 19, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Fuel for Little Foodies with Rory Sloane
Get the kids excited, Crows player Rory Sloane will be teaming up with Themis Chryssidis from Sprout for a special cooking demo with special thanks to U-Install-It Kitchens!
Themis will be cooking a nutrient packed Summer dish and chatting to Rory about which food he likes to eat to prepare […]

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Chillin’ By the River | Pinky Flat | 29 Jan 2017

[ January 29, 2017; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Chillin’ By The River
Summertime in Adelaide! Pinky Flat becomes the place to be for outdoor lovers with the Chillin’ By the River event!
Chillin’ By the River is an urban beach concept with a couple of food trucks, drinks and live band and a DJ. There is a relatively big area in the park where everyone […]

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TIDC Performing Arts Studio | 2017 Open Days & Enrolments

TIDC Performing Arts Studio
TIDC Performing Arts Studio pride themselves in offering specialist classes for the younger student.
With a specifically designed syllabus in conjunction with the Australian Teachers of Dancing, you can be assured that safe place practices are in place. Children learn the basics of all styles of dance in a fun and friendly environment. With […]

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Break Away in the City of Onkaparinga | Tour Down Under | 19 – 21 Jan

[ January 19, 2017; January 20, 2017; January 21, 2017; ]
Break Away in the City of Onkaparinga | Tour Down Under
Hansgrohe Stage 3 | Thursday 19 January
Glenelg to Victor Harbor

Get a taste of the cycling action as Stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under travels through the region as part of an intense 144 km route.
Festival of Movement | Friday 20 January
Enjoy all the region […]

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Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival | 26-28 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 12:30 pm to 11:00 pm. 12:30 pm to 11:00 pm. January 27, 2017; 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. January 28, 2017; 8:00 am to 10:30 pm. 8:00 am to 10:30 pm. ]
Head along to the 56th Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival!
Home to the World Famous Tuna Toss, the Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival is held annually on the closest weekend to the Australia Day holiday in January. With a wide array of participation events, arts and cultural displays, local market stalls, and some of the freshest seafood in […]

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Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures | 25 Jan – 5 Feb 2017

[ January 25, 2017 to February 5, 2017. ]
Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures
2017 Brighton Jetty Classic Sculpture Exhibition
The Brighton Jetty Classic Sculpture Exhibition is an annual event with sculptures exhibited both indoors and outdoors including a ‘sculpture walk’ along the Esplanade at Brighton, South Australia. The Exhibition concludes on Sunday 5 February, the day of the Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic Swimming Event and […]

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The Compass Cup | Australia’s only cow race | 21 Jan 2017

[ January 21, 2017 11:00 am to January 22, 2017 5:30 am. ]
The Compass Cup – Australia’s only cow race
The Compass Cup is one of those wacky Australian events that shows our warped sense of humour.
Back in 1973, the local rural youth were looking at ways of making money for the local community, and having fun at the same time. Someone came up with the idea that […]

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Mt Barker Outdoor Cinema | Dec 2016 – Mar 2017

Mt Barker Outdoor Cinema – fresher than ever!
Bring a picnic rug, beanbag or a deck chair and enjoy the fresh air and tranquillity of cinema on the lawns of Auchendarroch House at Mt Barker this summer.
When you think of the Adelaide Hills you think of everything fresh: fresh coffee, fresh produce, fresh green grass, fresh […]

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Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide
As the mercury climbs in South Australia it’s great to know that there are some fabulous spots around Adelaide to go to escape the heat. So what are you waiting for – get that sunblock on, grab your hats and sunglasses and cool off those cranky kids! Here […]

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Ended: WIN Passes for Water Wonderland Water Park at Bonython Park | Jan 2017

The world’s largest inflatable water theme park, Water Wonderland, is in Adelaide 6 to 28 January 2017.
There are several huge 25 metre round inflatable pools with waterslides galore, a huge 18 metre high Hippo waterslide and other inflatable fun.

For more information on Water Wonderland see our Play & Go review here
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Australian Sports Camps | Marion | 23 – 25 Jan 2017

[ January 23, 2017; January 24, 2017; January 25, 2017; ]
Australian Sports Camps
Australian Sports Camps are holding school holiday sports coaching camps at Westminster School, Marion on Monday 23, Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 January 2017.
Special offer for Play and Go readers: SAVE 20% on ASC camps – use this coupon code: playandgosum16 when booking online. Cost $236 for three days instead of $295.
Australian Sports […]

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Outdoor Cinema | Playford Alive | Jan & Feb 2017

Enjoy the summer vibes of Playford’s Free Outdoor Cinema Series!
Be a part of the thriving mammal metropolis of Zootopia at the free Outdoor Cinema Series on Friday 3 February from 8.30pm at the Playford Alive Town Park. The series kicks off with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows on Friday 20 January from 8.30pm […]

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Australia Day | City of Playford | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 8:00 am; ]
Australia Day Celebrations
Celebrate Australia Day 2017 with the City of Playford at Fremont Park, Elizabeth on Thursday 26 January from 8am-12pm. This free, community event will feature live entertainment for all ages, rides, kids activities and the ever popular FREE BBQ breakfast.

The Australia Day event will also feature the announcement of the winners of the 2017 Australia […]

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Summer Sundays at Beaumont House | 15 Jan, 19 Feb & 19 Mar 2017

[ January 15, 2017; 12:00 pm; February 19, 2017; 12:00 pm; March 19, 2017; 12:00 pm; ]
Enjoy a wonderful summer’s day in a beautiful garden with your family and friends. 
Experience Summer Sundays at Beaumont House. Enjoy live music, food, entertainment and wine on the shady lawns of Beaumont House, treat yourself to a Devonshire tea on the veranda and browse the exclusive market and vintage stalls. This event is running on […]

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Australia Day Bush Fair | City of Onkaparinga | 26 Jan 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 5:30 pm; ]
Celebrate Australia Day at the City of Onkaparinga’s Australia Day Bush Fair.
Families will love the Bush Fair with free family-focused activities and a huge entertainment line-up including roving children’s acts, live music, Aussie displays and special guest MC, TV and radio personality, Cosi.

The Australia Day Awards, held in conjunction with the bush fair, recognises local […]

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FREE Entry for Kids to Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from Dürer to Goya | South Australian Museum | Jan – 5 Feb 2017

[ October 21, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Looking for things to do these school holidays? The South Australian Museum are offering FREE entry for kids (under 5 years old) to their current exhibition Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from Dürer to Goya during the January holidays.
This is your last chance to see the beautiful and bizarre collection before it’s packed up and sent […]

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Victor Harbor Loop de Loop | Tour Down Under | 19 Jan 2017

[ January 19, 2017; ]
Join in the magic of a fun-filled day in seaside Victor Harbor for the Tour Down Under Loop de Loop.
There will be something for everyone, with the magnificent Rotary Art Show on Warland Reserve, the Artisan Markets on Railway Terrace, family fun activities on Soldiers Memorial Gardens and the Main Street Precinct will be a […]

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How Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident & Capable Children | Angela Hanscom Info Session | Nature Play SA | 19 Jan 2017

[ January 19, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
How Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident & Capable Children
Angela Hanscom – A Session for parents to inspire and empower
Thanks to Inspired EC, Nature Play SA are delighted to offer a unique opportunity to hear from an internationally renowned speaker, Angela Hanscom, a US-based paediatric Occupational Therapist, mum and author of the book, Balanced & […]

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Dive In Movie – The Good Dinosaur | Waterworld | 7 Jan 2017

Grab a movie and go for a dip in the pool at Waterworld, Saturday 7 January, 2017.
The weather is going to be hot, so why not cool down at Waterworld to see The Good Dinosaur and to have lots of fun on the waterslides. Waterworld is offering both the movie and unlimited water slides for […]

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Wheels on the Green | Lyndoch Village | Tour Down Under | 16 Jan 2017

[ January 16, 2017; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Wheels on the Green
Spend a balmy evening with bikes, food and fun at “Wheels on the Green” at the Lyndoch Village Green Gourmet Village.
Wheels on the Green is a community social event, with a family and youth focus, celebrating the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under. Visit the Gourmet Village on the Lyndoch Village Green, experience […]

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Santos Tour Down Under | 14 – 22 Jan 2017

[ January 14, 2017 to January 22, 2017. ]
Santos Tour Down Under 2017
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 14 to 22 January 2017.
With an event calendar full of race stages plus plenty of concerts, street parties and family fun make sure you get along […]

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