january 2019 Articles

Adelaide School Holidays – Family Fun & Entertainment | Dec 2018 – Jan 2019

[ January 1, 2019 to January 27, 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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Adelaide School Holidays – Educational & Creative Fun | 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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Team Presentations & Free Concert | City of Adelaide Tour Village | 12 Jan 2019

[ January 12, 2019; 6:30 pm; ]
Team Presentations & Free Concert at the City of Adelaide Tour Village
Australian indie pop duo Client Liaison have been announced as the headline act of the Team Presentation and Free Concert presented by BikeExchange.
The Client Liaison concert is free to attend and will kick off at 8.30pm on Saturday 12 January 2019, following the Team […]

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Brekkie & Bikes on O’Connell Street | Tour Down Under | 15 Jan 2019

[ January 15, 2019; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Cheer on the riders as the Santos Tour Down Under Ziptrak® Stage 1 kicks off from North Adelaide ?
Join the crowds for fun and entertainment at the iconic Eighty Eight O’Connell site, and enjoy a scrumptious brekkie and coffee at one of the many venues along O’Connell Street.

Go for the race and stay for the […]

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Peter Pan Jr. | Stirling Community Theatre | 15-20 Jan 2019

[ January 15, 2019 to January 20, 2019. ]
Peter Pan Jr. at the Stirling Community Theatre
Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favourites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 years.
Peter visits the nursery of the Darling children late one […]

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Dive In Movie at Waterworld – Finding Dory | Ridgehaven | 12 Jan 2019

[ January 12, 2019; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Dive In Movie at Waterworld – Finding Dory
Go along with family and friends to Waterworld on Saturday 12 January 2019 for a family event featuring pools, slides and a screening of Finding Dory.

Entry is from 7pm with the movie starting at around 8.30pm on the big screen. Hit the pools and slides and throw some sausages […]

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Free Inflatable ObstAcool Course | Splash | Murray Bridge | 21-25 Jan 2019

[ January 21, 2019; ]
Free Inflatable ObstAcool Course
EDITOR’S NOTE: OBSTACOOL has moved dates due to the hot weather! OBSTACOOL will run from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th (10am – 4pm each day).  It’s FREE – No booking requried.
The kids will go wild for the FREE inflatable ObstAcool course at the upcoming Splash Festival in Murray Bridge. It features a […]

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Brickman Awesome | Lego Exhibition | Adelaide Convention Centre | 10-27 Jan 2019

[ January 10, 2019 to January 27, 2019. ]
‘Brickman Awesome’ Lego Exhibition
South Australian LEGO® fans, prepare to be awed, because Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught is bringing his latest exhibition, ‘Brickman Awesome’,  to Adelaide this January.
Following successful runs in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane, ‘Brickman Awesome’ will run from Thursday 10 January until Sunday 27 January 2019 at the Adelaide Convention Centre (Hall J).

Brickman […]

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Adelaide Bite Home Games | West Beach | January 2019

Adelaide Bite Home Games – January 2019
Adelaide Bite is the South Australian team competing in the Australian Baseball League, proudly presented by SA Power Networks.
In 2016 the Adelaide Bite moved their home ground to Adelaide Shores Baseball Complex just off West Beach Road in West Beach. It’s an exciting opportunity for baseball in South Australia […]

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Santos Women’s Tour Down Under | Adelaide | 10-13 Jan 2019

[ January 10, 2019; ]

Santos Women’s Tour Down Under
The Santos Women’s Tour Down Under starts on 10 January 2019 and is the opening professional women’s race on the international cycling calendar.

Thursday 10 January 2019 | ZIPTRAK® STAGE 1

START: 10:00 AM, Hahndorf
FINISH: 1:46 PM ETA, Birdwood
DISTANCE: 112.9km

Friday 11 January 2019  | NOVATECH STAGE 2

START: 10:00 AM, Nuriootpa
FINISH: 1:40 PM ETA, Mengler Hill, […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Colossal Creatures at Adelaide Zoo | Jan 2019

Colossal Creatures at Adelaide Zoo
The life-sized dinosaurs are back at Adelaide Zoo and this time they’ve brought some creepy crawly giant bugs with them. It’s a great family adventure to find all 15 huge animatronic creatures around the Zoo, and learn about each one. See our video for our first look at some of them. […]

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Cleland Wildlife Park Night Walks | Oct 2018 – Apr 2019

[ January 11, 2019; 8:30 pm; January 25, 2019; 8:30 pm; February 8, 2019; 8:30 pm; February 22, 2019; 8:30 pm; March 15, 2019; 8:30 pm; March 29, 2019; 8:30 pm; April 12, 2019; 8:30 pm; April 26, 2019; 8:30 pm; ]
Cleland Wildlife Park Night Walks
See who wakes up when the sun goes down, and explore the world of Australia’s nocturnal animals.

Join Cleland’s experienced guides for a night time tour of the park. You’ll get up close to potoroos, bettongs and bandicoots as they forage for food. Hear the haunting cry of owls and the Bush […]

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World Tennis Challenge Kids Tennis Day | Adelaide Riverbank | 7 Jan 2019

[ January 7, 2019; ]
The popular World Tennis Challenge Kids Tennis Day is back!
This FREE event includes activities such as ANZ Tennis Hot Shots, jumping castles, face painting, Speed Serve, Hit The Target and Match Play inflatables.

Participants will also get the chance to meet and get autographs with some of the stars of the WTC.

Ensure the kids are sun […]

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Zooflix: The Good Dinosaur | Adelaide Zoo | 18 Jan 2019

[ January 18, 2019; 6:30 pm; ]
Zooflix: The Good Dinosaur screening at Adelaide Zoo
Fancy a family movie night under the stars? Grab the kids, kick back and enjoy a movie at Zooflix!
To celebrate their Colossal Creatures school holiday program, Adeladie Zoo are screening Disney Pixar classic Good Dinosaur these school holidays.

Serving up a sweet tale of interspecies friendship, the Good Dinosaur […]

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The Stinky Smelly Swamp – A Children’s Pantomime | ACPA | 19-25 Jan 2019

[ January 19, 2019; January 21, 2019 to January 25, 2019. ]
THE STINKY SMELLY SWAMP – A Children’s Pantomime
Join in the journey of the jolly green giant and his donkey, as they set out to rescue the princess and get back their stinky smelly swamp. But what happens when they stumble across the lord who is in search of the perfect marriage?
Your favourite characters will have […]

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Free Kids’ Club Events at Adelaide Farmers’ Market | Dec 2018 – Jan 2019

[ December 30, 2018; January 6, 2019; January 13, 2019; January 20, 2019; ]
Free Kids’ Club events at Adelaide Farmers’ Market
There’s always lots for little shoppers to enjoy at the weekly Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market! From tasting ripe strawberries fresh from the farm, sampling lavender brownies or trying a taste of green juice to listening to buskers and enjoying breakfast at the market cafes. 
Every week the Market Kids’ […]

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All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder Mystery | Flinders University Performing Arts Society | 17-19 Jan 2019

[ January 17, 2019 7:30 pm to January 19, 2019 7:30 pm. ]
What is it about murder mysteries that audiences love? The suspense? The master sleuth? The accents? The ridiculous characters? 
In Flinders University Performing Arts Society’s debut production, the murder mystery tropes that we all know and love will be pushed to their limits, with hilarious results. The question on everyone’s minds will not be “who dunnit?”, […]

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Mary Poppins Returns | RAA Member $13 Drive-In Tickets | 11 Jan 2019

[ January 11, 2019; 7:00 pm; ]
RAA members are invited to see Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns – the sequel to the beloved childhood Disney classic at the Drive-In.
For the last five years, this has been very popular and has sold out. Over 750 cars and 2,400 people have aattended! This night will be packed full of fun with free entertainment and giveaways before […]

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Brighton Jetty Sculptures & Brighton Jetty Kids Sculptures | 23 Jan – 3 Feb 2019

[ January 23, 2019 to February 3, 2019. ]  
12th Annual Brighton Jetty Sculptures Exhibition
Since it was established in 2008 as a fundraiser for the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club, this free event has raised more than $175,000 for the club, used mainly for training and water safety equipment. 
The sculptures, weighing from less than a kilo to several tonnes, are made using a variety […]

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Crush Festival | Adelaide Hills | 25-27 Jan 2019

[ January 25, 2019 to January 27, 2019. ]
Discover what’s cool about the Adelaide Hills this Crush.
Don’t miss a sensory summer weekend of stylish wines, regional produce, earthy music, art and theatre in the Adelaide Hills over the Australia Day weekend.
General entry to Crush is free. Purchase an official souvenir Spiegelau wine glass for $10 and enjoy free entry at all non-ticketed events.

To […]

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The Compass Cup | Australia’s Only Cow Race | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; ]
The Compass Cup – Australia’s Only Cow Race
The Compass Cup is one of those wacky Australian events that showcases 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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Summer Fun from the Shandong Exhibition | State Library of SA | 10 Jan 2019

[ January 10, 2019; ]
Summer Time Fun from the Shandong Exhibition at the State Library
Explore some treasures of the current exhibition One Mountain, One River, One Sage at the State Library on North Terrace.  Suitable for ages 6 to 12 years, there are two sessions available – 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm.

Be inspired by the exhibition and make […]

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Australia Day Bush Fair | Noarlunga Downs | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Australia Day Bush Fair 2019
Celebrate Australia Day 2019 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 and Aussie displays.

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

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Australia Day at the Bay | Glenelg | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; ]
Australia Day at the Bay 2019
The City of Holdfast Bay celebrates Australia Day, offering a true-blue beachside Australia Day experience, with an early community barbecue breakfast from 7am, official ceremonies from 9am to welcome new Australian citizens and celebrate local heroes, and a big, free family fun day on the Glenelg Foreshore.

Each year the Australia Day ceremony […]

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Opening of 50SIXONE Henley Beach | Free Shakes All Day | 25 Jan 2019

[ January 25, 2019; 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. ]
Get a FREE shake at the opening of 50SIXONE Henley Beach on Friday 25 January 2019
50SIXONE will be opening in Henley Beach on Friday 25 January 2019 and they are giving away a selection of their famous shakes FREE ALL DAY* during their grand opening  from 9am until […]

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The Delphi Bank Semaphore Greek Festival | 12 & 13 Jan 2019

[ January 12, 2019 to January 13, 2019. ]
The Delphi Bank Semaphore Greek Festival 2019
The Delphi Bank Semaphore Greek Festival is one of the premier Greek cultural festivals in Australia and one of the largest of its kind in Australia. A volunteer-driven event, the Festival showcases and celebrates Greek culture and heritage within South Australia’s broader multicultural context.
Many generations of local volunteers dedicate […]

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Adelaide Crows Fan Fair Season Launch | Adelaide Showground | 22 Jan 2019

[ January 22, 2019; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Family Fun at Crows Fan Fair at the Adelaide Showground
Adelaide Football Club members and fans will have the opportunity to meet their AFL and AFLW heroes at the Crows Fan Fair as part of the Club’s new-look 2019 season launch.

Rounding out the school holidays, this free family-friendly event will be held at the Adelaide Showground […]

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Dinosaurs at Adelaide Zoo

See Life Sized Dinosaurs and Gigantic Bugs at the Adelaide Zoo | Review | 26 Dec to 28 Jan 2018

[ December 27, 2018 to January 28, 2019. ]
Colossal Creatures are at Adelaide Zoo these Summer Holidays
You can see them between 26 December 2018 to 28 January 2019.
The dinosaurs have returned to Adelaide Zoo this Summer and this time they’ve brought a few friends with them – gigantic bugs. This is the third time we’ve had the dinosaurs visit over the years and […]

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School Holiday Dates

Adelaide School Holiday Dates 2019 | South Australia Term Dates 2019

Adelaide School Holidays 2019
School Holiday Dates & School Term Dates for South Australia
Your handy reference guide for South Australia school holiday dates and public holidays (and the other states as well).
Term 1: Tuesday 29 January 2019 – Friday 12 April 2019
AUTUMN – April Adelaide School Holidays: Saturday 13 April 2019 – Sunday 28 April 2019
Term 2: […]

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Giant Swing at West Beach Adventure | Open Dec 2018

Swing into action with West Beach Adventure’s thrilling new addition!
West Beach Adventure has launched a brand new attraction this month – a Giant Swing.  Combining the thrill of swinging fast and high through the air with gorgeous ocean views, this activity is sure to get the adrenaline racing.

Wearing the same harness required to participate in […]

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Mt Barker Outdoor Cinema | Summer Season | 27 Dec 2018 – 22 Feb 2019

[ January 24, 2019; January 25, 2019; January 27, 2019; February 1, 2019; February 2, 2019; February 8, 2019; February 15, 2019; February 22, 2019; ]
Mt Barker Outdoor Cinema Summer Season 2018/19
Enjoy a unique movie-going-experience on the lawns of Auchendarroch House.
You’ll need a deckchair or a picnic rug, bring friends and family and wear clothing to match whatever the weather may bring. With beanbags for hire, licensed bar and a range of takeaway and hot food available, make the most […]

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SkyLine Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | 4 Jan – 24 Feb 2019

[ January 4, 2019 to February 24, 2019. ]
SkyLine Ferris Wheel at Glenelg
The new attraction at the Bay this summer has had it’s season extended until 24 February and you can now book tickets online.
Mix102.3 has partnered with Skyline Attractions to present a Giant Ferris Wheel right in front of the Jetty near Moseley Square, Glenelg.  The Ferris Wheel features Mix102.3 branding that lights […]

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Playford’s Australia Day Celebrations | Elizabeth | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Playford’s 2019 Australia Day Celebrations
Nothing shouts Australia Day celebrations more than the biggest FREE barbie brekky in Playford.

The City of Playford are bringing all those summer feel good vibes to you this Australia Day long week.

Feel the sand between your toes and the summer breeze on your face at Fremont Park while sitting back listening […]

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Civic Park AusDay | Modbury | 26 Jan 2019

[ January 26, 2019; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Civic Park AusDay 2019
Join the City of Tea Tree Gully on Saturday 26 January to celebrate Australia Day in Civic Park with a day of festivities.

The park will be busy with free family entertainment including inflatables, attractions, music, face painting, food vendors and much more. Enjoy the festivities or simply kick back and enjoy a […]

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Paisley Park Hallett Cove Community Fun Day | Special Guest Miguel Maestre | 12 Jan 2019

[ January 12, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Paisley Park Early Learning Centre are launching their new childcare centre in Hallett Cove.
International chef and Network Ten’s The Living Room host, Miguel Maestre, will be making a special appearance to cook and educate local families.

At the Community Fun Day, families and local community members will have the opportunity to meet the Centre Director, Karen, […]

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Gear Up at Campbelltown | Stage 4 Finish Santos Tour Down Under | 18 Jan 2019

[ January 18, 2019; ]
Gear Up at Campbelltown 2019
Stage 4 Finish – Santos Tour Down Under
Commencing at Unley, Stage 4 of the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under will head through the Adelaide Hills and the challenging Corkscrew climb before finishing at Foxfield Oval, Maryvale Road, Athelstone.

“Gear Up at Campbelltown” will be an afternoon of entertainment, preparing to cheer the professional […]

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Under The Southern Stars | Port Adelaide | 25 Jan 2019

[ January 29, 2019; ]
Summer rock festival Under The Southern Stars will be rocking Adelaide on 25 January 2019 with a line-up of Australian Rock Royalty. The perfect summer festival celebration!
Under the Southern Stars is excited to announce this year’s return with a huge line up of the best of Australian rock. Off the back of last year’s inaugural […]

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Sounds of Summer | Marion Outdoor Pool | Dec 2018 & Jan 2019

[ December 15, 2018; December 22, 2018; December 29, 2018; January 5, 2019; January 12, 2019; January 19, 2019; January 26, 2019; ]
Sounds of Summer hosted by the City of Marion
Spend an afternoon with the City of Marion, relaxing by their outdoor pool with live music from Raise Your Voice Music Academy. 

Lay back on the large grassed and shaded lawn areas with a picnic or enjoy food from the kiosk. 

With 3 pools suitable for all age levels […]

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Cancer Council’s Undies Run at the Strikers Game | Adelaide Oval | 21 Jan 2019

[ January 21, 2019; ]

Cancer Council’s Undies Run at the Strikers Game
Have you ever wanted to bare it all on Adelaide Oval? Now’s your chance, with 200 fundraisers set to strip down to their undies in front of 40,000 screaming fans, all for a good cause. 

Cancer Council SA has joined with Adelaide Strikers to host Cancer Council’s Undies Run […]

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Summer Festival 2019 | City of West Torrens | Jan & Feb 2019

[ January 5, 2019; January 9, 2019; January 12, 2019; January 16, 2019; January 19, 2019; January 23, 2019; January 26, 2019; February 2, 2019; 11:00 pm; 11:00 pm; 11:00 pm; February 9, 2019; 11:00 pm; 11:00 pm; 11:00 pm; ]
The City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019
The City of West Torrens presents outdoor cinemas, bands, food trucks and children’s entertainment during January and February 2019.
Summer Festival draws hundreds of people to West Torrens each year. Lawns are transformed by a sea of deck chairs, picnic rugs and cushions as people take advantage of the […]

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