january 2022 Articles

Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16) Wetland Now Open

The Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16) Wetland is now open for families to enjoy.
If you have been wondering what is looks like behind the fences around the southern end of Victoria Park, you can now explore the area after it was officially opened on Friday 6 May 2022. The path winds its way around the 3.2 […]

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AFLW Grand Final | Adelaide v Melbourne | Adelaide Oval | 9 Apr 2022

[ January 16, 2022; January 29, 2022; February 13, 2022; February 27, 2022; March 6, 2022; April 2, 2022; April 9, 2022; ]
2022 AFLW Grand Final at Adelaide Oval
The AFLW Adelaide Crows will play in their fourth Grand Final on Saturday 9 April!
Adelaide is off to its fourth Grand Final after registering a controlled win over a heartbroken Fremantle side in the preliminary final played at Adelaide Oval.
The AFL has announced the 2022 NAB AFL Women’s Grand […]

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Giant Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | Open Daily

[ October 29, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Ride the Mix 102.3 Giant Ferris Wheel in Glenelg 
The Giant Ferris Wheel in Glenelg will be operating daily until May, including Easter and the April school holidays.  Enjoy spectacular views over the SA coastline, down Jetty Road and across to the Adelaide Hills.
Mix102.3, Lumo Energy SA and Skyline Attractions are bringing back the Mix102.3 Giant […]

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Wallis Mainline Drive In | Our Last Summer – Memories That Remain | Movie Schedule

Adelaide’s Last Drive-In to close in 2022 – Wallis Cinema’s Mainline Last Summer Program
Adelaide’s only remaining outdoor drive-in cinema – Mainline Drive-In at Gepps Cross – will close in February 2022.
The Wallis family, after 65 years of operating, has made the difficult decision to close the Gepps Cross Mainline Drive-In after the upcoming Summer season. Announcing the […]

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The Bond Store Wallaroo

Bond Store Wallaroo | Yorke Peninsula | Review

Bond Store Wallaroo is a stylish, family friendly microbrewery, gin distillery and restaurant in the heart of Wallaroo on the Yorke Peninsula.
by Sharon Harrington
We stumbled across this welcoming venue after being caught in the “tropical deluge” storm which recently hit the Yorke Peninsula. While dashing away from the warm summer rain, we couldn’t go past […]

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Questacon Earth Quest | Travelling Science Exhibition | 10 Jan – 2 Mar 2022

[ January 31, 2022 to March 2, 2022. ]
Questacon’s Interactive Exhibits at Salisbury Community Hub
Questacon’s travelling exhibition Earth Quest, Outer Space to Inner Earth, takes visitors on a voyage from the outer limits of the Milky Way galaxy to the very centre of Earth.
Held at the Salisbury Community Hub, the exhibition is aimed at kids aged 8 to 12 years but can be […]

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Nook & Nourish Cafe | Moonta, South Australia | Review

Nook & Nourish Cafe | Moonta, South Australia | Review
This cheery, Insta-worthy eatery will be your happy place while on the Yorke Peninsula. Think fresh healthy fare, multicoloured walls, and positive vibes. 
by Carla Caruso
If you haven’t been to Nook & Nourish in Moonta, no doubt you’ll feel like you have … it would’ve popped up […]

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Australia’s Top 20 Beaches for 2022

2 SA beaches named in Australia’s Top 20 Beaches for 2022
The 2022 list of winners focuses on nature-based locations, many quirky spots within easy reach of cities, and also celebrates the significant cultural value of the coast to Australia’s First Nations people.
The list was selected from thousands of beaches and covers every state and territory, with a […]

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New Wetland & Fitness Circuit | Kensington Gardens Reserve | Review

New Wetland & Walking Track at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve
The new Wetland project is now open to explore, along with the new Nature Play Space and Kaurna Reflection Area, at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve.
The Kensington Gardens Reserve Project, located in the south-east corner of Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve, was officially opened by Premier Steven Marshall on […]

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New Nature Play Space & Kaurna Reflection Area | Kensington Gardens Reserve | Review

Kensington Wama Mukangka/Nature Play Space
The new Nature Play Space and Kaurna Reflection Area are now open at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve
The Kensington Gardens Reserve Project, located in the south-east corner of Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve, was officially opened by Premier Steven Marshall on 18 January 2022.  The impressive new play space with nature play features […]

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Return to Classrooms | Information for Parents & Caregivers Supporting Children

Helping Parents and Caregivers Support Children with SA’s Hybrid School Model
As South Australia prepares for Reception, Years 1, 7, 8 and 12 to return to classrooms on 2 February 2022 with the remainder learning online for the first two weeks of term, infant and child mental health advocate Emerging Minds says it is understandable for […]

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Nature Themed Playground at Harbour Town Adelaide

Nature Themed Playground at Harbour Town Adelaide
Harbour Town’s nature themed playground opened in October 2021 and is the perfect spot for kids to stop and play after shopping at the premium outlet stores.
Suitable for all young adventurers, the playground is fully undercover, with toilets located nearby. Kids can explore the wooden climbing equipment complete with […]

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Lukoumades – The Greek Donut Store in Adelaide | Review

Lukoumades – The Greek Donut store in Adelaide
If you’re looking for somewhere to buy dessert after dinner or you just have a sweet tooth to satisfy, you’ll love these scrumptious little Greek donuts.
Now with three locations around Adelaide – Hyde Park, Henley Beach and Norwood, Lukoumades are always at the top of the list for […]

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The Bridgewater Inn

The Bridgewater Inn | Family Friendly | Outdoor Dining | Adelaide Hills | Review

Beautiful, spacious outdoor dining in the Adelaide Hills 
The Bridgewater Inn has a large two level outdoor eating area that is just gorgeous! It is family friendly and set creek-side, so the kids can amble amongst the rocks while you wait for lunch.
by Sharon Harrington
We love to make a day of it when visiting the Adelaide Hills with […]

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WCH Child & Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service | South Australia

Women’s and Children’s Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service
The Women’s and Children’s Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service gives you access to timely medical care, potentially reducing the need to visit the Emergency Department.
A visit to the Emergency Department can be daunting for children and their parents.
The Child and Adolescent Virtual […]

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Pick Your Own Sunflowers | Atkins Farm | Meadows | 18-22 Jan 2022

[ January 18, 2022 to January 22, 2022. ]
Pick Your Own Sunflowers at Atkins Farm in the Adelaide Hills
For a limited time the general public are invited to pick their own sunflowers at Atkins Farm this week.
Atkins Farm is a working farm and as a condition of entry the rules below are part or their terms and conditions when purchasing a ticket. Tickets cost […]

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Cafés, Pubs & Restaurants with Outdoor Dining | South Australia

Enjoy the great outdoors at your local café, pub or restaurant 
Long hot summers with balmy evenings and mild winters mean South Australians can dine outside for a large portion of the year and there are plenty of pubs, cafés and restaurants that offer outdoor dining. Better yet, many of them are family friendly which is […]

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Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures | Brighton Beach | 19-30 Jan 2022

[ January 19, 2022 to January 30, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_160701" align="alignnone" width="630"] Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures[/caption]
Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures 2022
Take a walk along the Esplanade in Brighton to view the incredible works of art along the coastline and stop by Bindarra Reserve to see the fabulous array of indoor sculptures in the marquees.
Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures is one of South Australia’s largest annual art events […]

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Santos Festival of Cycling | DeTours Experience | 28 & 29 Jan 2022

Santos Festival of Cycling 2022 DeTours Experience
Santos Festival of Cycling will welcome the DeTours experience back in 2022 for the people of South Australia, heading to the Adelaide Hills for the Men’s Westpac Stage 2 and McLaren Vale for Be Safe Be Seen Stage 3.
The DeTours will be held on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 […]

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Sam Willoughby International BMX Track | Glenthorne National Park

Sam Willoughby International BMX Facility
The Sam Willoughby International BMX Facility officially opened on 22 January with the Summer Showdown 2022 AusCycling BMX National Rounds.
The new Sam Willoughby International BMX Facility is South Australia’s only international-standard BMX track.  It is part of a major sports precinct in the south, including a new $7 million southern soccer […]

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Views,Trips & Dips | Parks, Beaches, Caravan Parks & Tourism | Local Government of SA

Family Holidays in South Australia Supported by our Local Councils
South Australians love visiting the State’s regions to relax and unwind in the great outdoors. In the summertime, families flock to beautiful coastal and riverside areas to enjoy the many activities these hotspots have to offer.
Kids get to swim and play on pristine sandy beaches or […]

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Poolside on Australia Day | Payneham Pool | 26 Jan 2022

[ January 26, 2022; ]
Poolside 2022
Spend this Australia Day poolside at the Payneham Swimming Pool. 
Grab your family and friends and your bathers for a classic Australia Day pool party at the Payneham Memorial Swimming Pool. Suitable for all ages, it’s a fun day out for the whole family.

Enjoy music, games and a sausage sizzle, and race the clock on […]

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Friday Night Movies | Free Outdoor Cinema | Prospect | 21 Jan 2022

[ January 14, 2022; January 21, 2022; ]
Free Outdoor Cinema in Prospect
This summer, the BIG screen is back in Prospect with FREE Friday night movies.
The free outdoor cinema you know and love is back for 2021/22, with a new location and new movies. Nothing fancy, nothing complicated – just a free movie screening on a summer’s Friday night for the whole family.

Find […]

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Along the River | Free Park & Playground Guide

Along the River: Karrawirra Parri (Redgum Forest River)
The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters invite families to connect, discover and engage with nature along the river.
Available to download for free, the Along the River brochure encourages you, your friends and family to spend more time in nature whilst improving your wellbeing, knowledge and understanding […]

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Easy Lamington Cupcakes | Recipe

Lamington Cupcakes
This is a very simple take on one of Australia’s favourite treats, the lamington.  Perfect for morning tea, picnics or an after school treat, these are super easy to make with kids and a lot less messy than making lamingtons from scratch!  Plus unlike lamingtons you won’t need to start the recipe the day […]

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Semaphore Fun Finds | Free Activity for Kids | 20 & 21 Jan 2022

[ January 20, 2022 to January 21, 2022. ]
Semaphore Fun Finds
Semaphore Fun Finds is a free fun activity for kids to do in January of the Summer School Holidays.
Simply register free for the activity to get your Semaphore bag, filled with goodies, and a map. Follow the map, answer the questions about Semaphore (which are easy to find) and return the map to […]

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Dettol T20I Australia v Sri Lanka | Adelaide Oval

RELOCATED: Dettol T20 Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide Oval 
Adelaide Oval will no longer host the fourth Men’s T20I between Australia and Sri Lanka on Friday 18 February 2022.
Unfortunately Adelaide’s match has been relocated and the five match series from 11-20 February 2022 will now be played at the SCG, Manuka Oval and MCG.
The Australia […]

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Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes Series | Australia v England | Adelaide Oval | 2022

[ January 20, 2022; January 22, 2022; January 23, 2022; ]
Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes Series Australia v England will see three T20 games at Adelaide Oval in January 2022. 
The Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes Series will be played in Canberra, Adelaide and Melbourne.
The configuration of the multi-format women’s Ashes has been altered with Adelaide Oval now to host three T20 games in January. There will also […]

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Menz FruChocs Mural

Menz Fruchocs Tanunda Store Review | Making Life Sweet in the Barossa

The new Flagship FruChocs Shop in Tanunda, Barossa Valley, is the ultimate pit stop for serious chocoholics!
by Brooke Hendry
Our beautiful Barossa Valley – renowned around the world for its outstanding wine, now has its perfect pairing that all chocoholics are going to love.
The iconic South Australian Menz FruChocs have opened a new flagship store in […]

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Adelaide Strikers BBL|11 | Adelaide Oval Home Games | Dec 2021 & Jan 2022

[ December 9, 2021; December 23, 2021; December 31, 2021; January 5, 2022; January 14, 2022; January 15, 2022; January 17, 2022; ]
Adelaide Strikers Big Bash Home Games at Adelaide Oval
The Adelaide Strikers to play at least seven BBL|11 cricket games at Adelaide Oval.
The KFC Big Bash League kicks off in December and Adelaide Oval will host at least seven games including the hugely popular New Year’s Eve match on December 31st against Sydney Thunder. 

The Strikers’ first game […]

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Science Holiday Fun

Science Holiday Fun | Noarlunga & Fulham (CANCELLED) | 12, 18 & 19 Jan 2022

[ January 12, 2022; ]
Science Holiday Fun at Noarlunga & Fulham
Update: Science Holiday Fun at Fulham on Tuesday 18 January & Wednesday 19 January have been cancelled due to COVID-19
BOOK TICKETS HERE
Wednesday 19 January 2022 | 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Science Collective is heading to Noarlunga and Fulham bringing loads of hands on holiday science fun for kids. See some of […]

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2022 Tooth Fairy Kit from the Royal Australian Mint

2022 Tooth Fairy Kit from the Royal Australian Mint
Losing a baby tooth is a special occasion for a child, and for many families the Tooth Fairy marks the occasion with a gift.
As the official supplier of coins to the Tooth Fairy in Australia, the Mint is proud to offer this adorable keepsake to celebrate this […]

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Ended: WIN HOYTS Movie Tickets | Summer School Holidays

  
WIN HOYTS Movie Tickets
There are some great family movies hitting HOYTS cinemas this Summer including Clifford the Big Red Dog, Sing 2 and The Addams Family 2. Save up to 25% on movie tickets with HOYTS Rewards at HOYTS Tea Tree Plaza, HOYTS Norwood, HOYTS Salisbury and HOYTS Arndale! 
BOOK TICKETS ONLINE HERE
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WIN a […]

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Civic Park Movies | Free Outdoor Cinema | Modbury | 22 Jan 2022 Event Cancelled

[ January 21, 2022; January 22, 2022; ]
Civic Park Movies 2022
Civic Park Movies is a free outdoor cinema experience at Civic Park, Modbury and a great way to spend a night with family and friends.
This season they are hosting a movies weekend in January, so you can enjoy a movie on the Friday and/or Saturday night. There will be delicious food vendors […]

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Glenelg Accessible Beach Day | 21 Jan 2022

[ January 21, 2022; ]
Glenelg Accessible Beach Day
The City of Holdfast Bay and Push Mobility will be rolling out the Mobi-Mat, Beach Wheelchairs, Beach Walkers and the Mobi-Chair Floating Wheelchair during the upcoming Glenelg Accessible Beach Day on 21 January 2022.

Bookings are not required to use the matting but you will need to book to participate in the free […]

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Adelaide Zoo win a family pass

Ended: WIN A Family Pass to the Adelaide Zoo

WIN A Family Pass to the Adelaide Zoo
There’s always something fun happening at Adelaide Zoo.  
The perfect place to visit during the school holidays, kids will love exploring the outdoor areas throughout the Zoo and saying hello to our incredible Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni.  This summer discover amazing facts about the larger than […]

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Australia Day in Adelaide | Free Family Friendly Events | 20-26 Jan 2022

[ January 20, 2022 to January 26, 2022. ]
Aus Lights on the River – Elder Park/Tarntanya Wama
For Australia Day 2022 there will be free family friendly events held in Rundle Mall and Elder Park/Tarntanya Wama from Thursday 22 until Wednesday 26 January.  Bookings are not required.
We are all part of the story..
This is the Story of Australia – the story of an extraordinary nation. […]

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Santos Festival of Cycling | Family Friendly Events | 26 – 29 Jan 2022

[ January 26, 2022 to January 29, 2022. ]  
Santos Festival of Cycling – Family Friendly Events 
The City of Adelaide Festival Village will relocate from Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi to Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga for one action-packed day and evening on Wednesday 26 January.
The City of Adelaide Festival Village at Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga will be an attractive feature as part of the 2022 program, with great cycling action – […]

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What’s On This Month for Families & Kids in Adelaide | Adelaide Event Calendar

What’s On This Month for Families & Kids in Adelaide
Your Family Friendly Guide to Adelaide in 2022
Looking for something to do with the kids this month, or have visitors arriving next month and you want to show them the sights
Play & Go is your FREE family friendly guide to Adelaide and your favourite resource for […]

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FREE Mini Music Festival | Santos Festival of Cycling & WOMAD | 28 Jan 2022

[ January 28, 2022; ]
Santos Festival of Cycling & WOMAD Free Mini Music Festival Event
The Santos Festival of Cycling and WOMDelaide are collaborating to present a free music event at the City of Adelaide Festival Village during the Santos Festival of Cycling in January 2022.
Held on Friday 28 January 2022 starting at 6:30pm, the 150-minute free event will feature […]

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