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Mt Compass Strawberry picking

Pick Your Own Strawberries | Harvest the Fleurieu | Mt Compass

Thanks to our lovely Play & Go friend Rachel & family for sharing these photos with us.
Pick your own strawberries at Mount Compass in the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Harvest the Fleurieu offers delicious sweet juicy strawberries in their ‘pick your own’ patch between late October and late May (depending on the weather).
The patch is open from 9am […]

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Take a Free Ride on the Driverless Vehicle at Glenelg | Jan-Jul 2019

Take a Free Ride on the Driverless Vehicle at Glenelg
The City of Holdfast Bay at Glenelg is playing host to the world’s first integrated driverless technology trial. Matilda is a portable, connected transit hub that is equipped with the latest smart technologies and provides autonomous shuttle transportation.
This trial is the future potential link with established […]

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Sports Vouchers Program | South Australia | 2019

Sports Vouchers Program 2019
You may have already heard about the South Australian Government’s Sports Vouchers program which offers ALL South Australian primary school-aged children (Reception to Year 7)  a discount on sports or dance membership/registration fees. This year, the voucher has increased from $50 to $100 and includes all forms of dance.
The purpose of the […]

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central market 150 years

Adelaide Central Market 150 Years of People & Produce Exhibition | State Library of SA | 25 Jan – 28 Apr 2019

[ January 25, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
150 Years of People and Produce Exhibition
The Adelaide Central Market is thrilled to be opening a free public exhibition celebrating its 150th birthday.
The iconic exhibition will open on Friday 25 January 2019, and be on display until Sunday 28 April 2019 at the Treasures Wall, State Library of South Australia. The free exhibition, in partnership […]

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Little Voices Music | Babies under 6 months Free | Tranmere | 2019

Psst!…. Babies under 6 months FREE!….. Pass it on….
Little Voices Music have free music lessons for babies under 6 months old…..no catches…..but places are limited so be quick!
Why do parents choose Little Voices Music for their child? Is it because:

they value a program which is presented and written by a qualified teacher?….
they appreciate lessons which are […]

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Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground review by Susannah Marks

Soldiers Memorial Reserve | Victor Harbor Playground Review

Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground Review
Soldiers Memorial Reserve is a beautifully kept park with everything you could need for a fun family outing. Located by the seaside along The Esplanade at Victor Harbor, it’s a great spot for picnics or gatherings as there’s plenty of space and good facilities.
Review by Susannah Marks
Soldiers Memorial Reserve […]

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Bottega Gelateria Grand Opening | Free Scoop | Henley Beach | 25 Jan 2019

[ January 25, 2019; ]
Bottega Gelateria Grand Opening in Henley Beach
On Friday 25 January 2019 Bottega Gelateria will open their long awaited new store on Seaview Road in Henley Beach.
Bottega Gelateria will be offering visitors to their store a free scoop between 7pm and 10pm on Friday 25 January 2019.

Opening hours will be Sunday to Thursday 12pm until 10pm and […]

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Kumangka, Mukapainga, Tampinga – Together, Remember, Recognise | Installation at Elder Park (Tarntanya) | 24-28 Jan 2019

[ January 24, 2019 to January 28, 2019. ]
Kumangka, Mukapainga, Tampinga – Together, Remember, Recognise
Kumangka, Mukapainga, Tampinga, is a way of acknowledging, remembering and recognising, further thanking Aboriginal people who have contributed to our community, and those of which who are leading the way for our younger generations to follow. These individuals have committed to bettering the lives and identities of Aboriginal people […]

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Ended: Win Tickets to Mr Snot bottom’s Horrible, Terrible, Really, Really Bad, Bad Show | Adelaide Fringe | 24 Feb 2019

Mr Snot bottom’s Horrible, Terrible, Really, Really Bad, Bad Show Live at Adelaide Fringe
Join the downright disgustingly distasteful Mr Snot bottom in a BRAND NEW show as he attempts to perform the most elegantly magnificent and preciously important master-work of his career.
Expect a horrendous hour of the most appalling acting, stupidest scripts, just-dumb dialogue, pathetic […]

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Brickman Awesome | Adelaide Convention Centre | Review | Jan 2019

Brickman Awesome | Review
Lego fanatics and lego lovers (because, let’s face it, who doesn’t love lego!) will be impressed by the amazing display of skill, workmanship and design in this exhibition of over 30 different constructions.
Each Lego creation has a brief accompanying explanation which tells who designed and made it, how many bricks were used and […]

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AEROkids | Sport Aerobics and Dance Fitness Classes | Term 1 2019

[ February 4, 2019; ]
AEROkids – Sport Aerobics and Dance Fitness classes for children 5yrs and up
Developed and directed by Sport Aerobics World Champion, Kylie Thomas, AEROkids is a sport aerobics and dance fitness program aimed at children 5yrs and up who love to perform through movement and dance.

Sport Aerobics is a combination of aerobic and gymnastic moves performed […]

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tandanya survival day

Tandanya Survival Day | Semaphore | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; ]
Tandanya Survival Day
Survival Day is annually delivered on the 26 January and is celebrated throughout the nation.
TANDANYA National Aboriginal Cultural Institute and Port Adelaide Enfield Council continue to partner with the continued support from Drug & Alcohol Services South Australia, to present the South Australian celebration.

Survival Day is an event based upon the principles of […]

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Victor Harbor Skate Park review by Susannah Marks

Victor Harbor Skate Park | Review

Victor Harbor Skate Park
Victor Harbor Skate Park is in a great location just next to the foreshore. This popular skate park has a quality surface and ramps; and enough to keep skaters, scooters and riders of all ages busy and challenged.
Victor Harbor Skate Park Review by Susannah Marks
For kids (or parents!) who are into into skateboarding, […]

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GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park Review by Susannah Marks

GT Fisher Playground (Victor Harbor Train Park) | Playground Review

GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park
*** EDITORS NOTE: This playground is now reopen as of 6 July 2019 after redevelopment. Read more here.
You can’t miss this brightly coloured playground as you drive along the foreshore at Victor Harbor. You’ll find it between the Soldiers Memorial Garden and the Causeway Plaza, just next to […]

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Fringe In The Vines | Tomich Wines | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019 to January 27, 2019. ]
Enjoy the Australia Day long weekend with ‘Fringe in the Vines’ at Tomich Wines
For the first time in Crush history, the hills will come alive with the sounds of Fringe and live Fringe performances and art will unfold all weekend!
Tomich Wines, long established as one of the family favourite destinations on the Crush Festival program, is […]

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The Greatest Show | Music Theatre Camp | Pelican Productions | 18-20 Jan 2019

[ January 18, 2019 to January 20, 2019. ]  
Pelican Productions presents ‘The Greatest Show’
In its fifteenth year running, Pelican Productions are holding their annual ‘Music Theatre Camp’ performances this January.

This year’s performance includes scenes from one of the newest shows on Broadway ‘Mean Girls’, the hugely popular ‘Greatest Showman’, and old favourites ‘Cats’, ‘Fame’ ,’Pippin’, ‘Madagascar’, ‘Catch me if you Can’ and ‘Mamma […]

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ready steady go

Ready Steady Go Kids FREE Come N Try Day | Woodville | 20 Jan 2019

[ January 20, 2019; 9:30 am; ]
Ready Steady Go FREE Come N Try Day
Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia’s largest multisport and exercise program for preschoolers.
To celebrate the re-commencement of classes at St Clair Recreation Centre, go along and try some of the many sports that Ready Steady Go Kids have on offer, play some fun games and take on Mum […]

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mandala by Sue Norman

Mandalas and More | Brighton Beach | 24 Jan 2019

[ January 24, 2019; 9:30 am; ]
Mandalas and More
Help create a series of marvellous mandalas at Brighton Beach.
Join artist Sue Norman in a fun workshop where you can experiment and create your very own sand mandala. It will also be a great opportunity to view the many sculptures on display at the Brighton Jetty Sculptures Festival. The event is FREE.

Parents and […]

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Lot 100 | Cellar Door & Restaurant | Hay Valley | Review

Lot 100 – Cellar door, Brewery, Distillery and Restaurant
Lot 100 is situated in the Hay Valley, just outside of the township of Nairne and is approximately a 35 minute drive up the freeway from the City of Adelaide. It is surrounded by rolling hills, huge gums and beautiful countryside so it really is a very […]

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Instant Family – Movie Review | In Cinemas 10 Jan 2019

Paramount Pictures presents Instant Family – In Cinemas 10 January 2019
Play & Go Movie Review
Instant Family is a heartwarming insight into the journey of foster care and adoption, based on the writer/director Sean Anders’ own real life experience with his wife.  It’s a look at the trials and tribulations of the many children and couples […]

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Pick of the Litter | Opens in Cinemas 10 Jan 2019

Pick of the Litter
With an unforgettable cast of canine personalities and the dedicated individuals who work with them, Pick of the Litter is an uplifting, bighearted celebration of the unique bond between humans and dogs.
Meet Patriot, Potomac, Primrose, Poppet, and Phil—five spirited puppies who, from the moment they’re born, begin an incredible journey to become […]

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Girl Power Workshops | Glenunga | 21, 23 & 25 Jan 2019

Girl Power Workshops
Drawing on over twenty years experience as a drama teacher, workshop facilitator and as a mother of two girls, Joni Combe has developed this empowering well-being workshop for girls called Girl Power.
Girl Power provides fun, interactive well-being workshops and courses for girls, aiming to foster a positive mindset, inner confidence and resilience. Topics include […]

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Madiba The Musical | Adelaide Entertainment Centre | 17-20 Jan 2019

[ January 17, 2019 to January 20, 2019. ]
Madiba The Musical
The powerful and uplifting Madiba the Musical is a soul-stirring celebration of the visionary leader Nelson Mandela. The epic show pays tribute to the charismatic icon and activist whilst exploring the struggles, racial conflicts and divisions behind his unyielding crusade for reconciliation in South Africa.

The show about destiny and desire springs to life […]

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StreetVelodrome | City of Adelaide Tour Village | Santos Tour Down Under | 14-19 Jan 2019

[ January 14, 2019 to January 19, 2019. ]
StreetVelodrome | City of Adelaide Tour Village
A huge hit in the UK, the StreetVelodrome will be the centrepiece of the Santos Tour Down Under’s City of Adelaide Tour Village in 2019.

With great formats for participation for cycling fanatics of all ages, the StreetVelodrome will bring the Village to life with FREE participation at prescribed times ahead […]

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Peloton at the Port | Tour Down Under | 15 Jan 2019

[ January 15, 2019; 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Peloton at the Port
The City of Port Adelaide & Enfield are planning a big finish for Stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under on Tuesday, 15 January 2019.  Join the official Peloton at the Port party, with a 3.4 km finishing circuit around the Port to give fans even more opportunities to see the […]

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All Together Now | City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019 | 12 Jan 2019

[ January 12, 2019; ]
All Together Now
A celebration of arts and culture with a soundtrack you can dance to. Headlined by ten piece Afro-Cuban act ‘Ah Hum!’ the musical lineup also features Afrobeat, conscious Hip Hop, contemporary Greek music, traditional Chinese performance and Spanish Flamenco dancers. Art workshops include lantern making and clay animals presented by the School of […]

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Little Day In – STEAM | City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019 | 16 Jan 2019

[ January 16, 2019; ]
Little Day In – STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics)*
Free fun for 5-12 year olds during the school holidays. Mobile Science presents their ‘Weird Creatures’ show at 1pm. Kids can then explore their inner designer, architect, engineer, builder, scientist or artist through a range of fun activities including clay creatures with Mindful Arts and a […]

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Little Day Out – Beach | City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019 | 9 Jan 2019

[ January 9, 2019; ]
Little Day Out – Beach
Free fun for 0-17 year olds during the school holidays. BYO picnic, towel and bathers and celebrate summer on the beach outside the West Beach Surf Life Saving Club. Learn about beach safety, build a sandcastle, ride a wave and play beach cricket.

Please note that Little Day Out: Beach will be […]

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Norwood On Tour Street Party | Santos Tour Down Under | 14 Jan 2019

[ January 14, 2019; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Norwood On Tour Street Party
The Norwood on Tour Street Party is back in 2019! Get involved in the excitement in the lead up to the Santos Tour Down Under Stage 2 start by enjoying the activities on offer along The Parade.  This free outdoor event will feature an impressive line-up of live entertainment and plenty […]

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Poolside on Australia Day | Payneham Pool | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Spend this Australia Day poolside at the Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre
Grab your family and friends and your bathers for a classic Australia Day pool party at the Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre.

Enjoy music, games and a sausage sizzle, and race the clock on the giant inflatable obstacle course at Poolside 2019.

Poolside opens from 11am – 4pm and entry […]

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Civic Park Movies | Modbury | Jan & Feb 2019

[ January 11, 2019; January 18, 2019; February 1, 2019; February 8, 2019; ]
Civic Park Movies is a free outdoor cinema experience at Civic Park, Modbury. 
With 4 movies screened over the Summer season, this is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Each night features free entertainment from 6.30pm including inflatable fun, face painting and more. Food vendors will also be on site to […]

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Marion Outdoor Pool Open Day | 27 Jan 2019

[ January 27, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Marion Outdoor Pool Open Day Sunday 27 January 2019
The next Marion outdoor pool open day will be held on Sunday, 27 January 22019.  It’s a great day out for the whole family with $3 entry per person all day.

Doors open at 8am with free activities from 11am to 4pm.

Activities include:

Unlimited Waterslides
Unlimited Inflatable Obstacle […]

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Australia Mega Day at Waterworld | Ridgehaven | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]
Enjoy Waterworld’s Australia Mega Day on Saturday 26 January 2019.
You’ll be able to enjoy the 3 pools, including a 50m main pool, learner pool and toddler pool with splash zone.

The curly slide and two racing slides will be operating between 10am-5pm.  The inflatable Aquarun will be in the main pool between 11am-4pm for some splashtacular […]

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Australia Day Breakfast | City of Salisbury | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Free Australia Day Breakfast hosted by the City of Salisbury
Celebrate Australia Day in the beautiful Carisbrooke Reserve in Salisbury Park.

This massive morning of family-friendly entertainment includes a free breakfast, live music and performances and fun activities for all the family. 

Plus there will be a formal flag raising to the National Anthem, the City of Salisbury […]

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Henley Kid’s Market | Henley Beach | 12 Jan 2019

[ January 12, 2019; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Henley Kid’s Market – a market for kids, by kids!
Kids will be selling their pre-loved toys, homemade crafts, books, games and puzzles at the Henley Kid’s Market on Saturday, 12 January.  A perfect opportunity to sort through titems at home and declutter, plus make some school holiday pocket money.

The café will be open for refreshments […]

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Glenelg Street Party | Tour Down Under | 18 Jan 2019

[ January 18, 2019; 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Jetty Road, Glenelg is throwing another fantastic Tour Down Under Street Party on Friday 18 January 2019, from 5pm to 11pm.
Jetty Road will be closing to welcome thousands of locals and visitors on the eve of the Stage 5 and the Challenge Tour starts of the internationally celebrated Tour Down Under. 

Get ready for an evening […]

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how to train your dragon the hidden world

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Movie Review | In Cinemas 3 Jan 2019

[ January 3, 2019 to January 31, 2019. ]
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World | In Cinemas 3 January 2019
DreamWorks Animation presents How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, the third and final instalment in the trilogy.
Play & Go Movie Review
How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World totally exceeds our expectations. The four year gap, while a long time for […]

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Adelaide’s West Beach Parks Resort – A family beach holiday with a pool, slides and more

West Beach Parks Resort
Military Road, West Beach
As soon as I saw the new AquaCove facility at West Beach Barks Resort I knew this would be a great place for a family holiday. It was obvious that kids can happily spend hours and hours here, and that’s exactly what my kids did. The heated pool with […]

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Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide | Dec 2018 – Feb 2019

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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Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Shop & Play | Dec 2018 – Jan 2019

[ January 1, 2019 to January 27, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – December & January 2018
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide Summer School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and […]

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