january 2023 Articles

Health Partners Family Ride | Santos Tour Down Under | Adelaide | 13 Jan 2024

[ January 13, 2024; ]
Health Partners Family Ride – Santos Tour Down Under 2024
What’s the best way to cap off a fun-filled day of family activities? A ride on the Down Under Classic Street circuit of course!
The kids have got the fuel, they’ve got the skills and they’ve done their safety checks. Now it’s time to hit the track! […]

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VACSWIM SA | Summer Holiday Programs | Dec 2023 & Jan 2024

[ December 18, 2023 to December 22, 2023. January 2, 2024 to January 6, 2024. January 8, 2024 to January 12, 2024. January 15, 2024 to January 19, 2024. ]
VACSWIM SA is an exceptional opportunity for children aged 3 to 12 years to learn vital water safety skills in a fun, engaging and supportive environment. It’s not just about swimming—it’s about fostering a deep respect and understanding of water safety that will serve your child throughout their life.
Hosted in over 100 locations across […]

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Adventure Plus! | Mylor Adventure Camp | July School Holidays 2023

[ July 17, 2023 to July 20, 2023. ]
Adventure Plus! At Mylor Adventure Camp.
Spend the day at Baptist Care SA’s Mylor Adventure Camp and experience the ultimate outdoor adventure. In the safe hands of their fully qualified team, children aged 7 to 15 can participate in adrenaline-fuelled activities and team-building challenges.

Adventures are more fun when shared with others. Children are encouraged to band […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Day Adventure Pass to Woodhouse Activity Centre

WIN a full day of Adventure at Woodhouse Activity Centre for you and your BFFs (best family friends)!

Woodhouse is only a quick zip up the South Eastern freeway to fresh air, wide open spaces and 54 hectares of the beautiful Adelaide Hills where you’ll have memorable screen-free adventures and unlimited use of the awesome activities […]

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National Railway Museum Port Adelaide | April School Holidays 2023

National Railway Museum 
The National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide is hosting Bub’s Birthday Party on 16 April and is also open every day of the April School Holidays.
Bub’s Birthday Party | Sunday 16 April 2023

Celebrate blue steam engine Bub’s Birthday!
Enjoy train rides with Bub and entertainment by Cool 4 Kids with loads of song and […]

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Musical Theatre Camp l Pelican Productions | Review

Pelican Productions Musical Theatre Camp – We’re All Made of Stars
Review by Jo Parkinson
When Pelican Productions named their latest show ‘We’re all made of stars’ they certainly chose well. There were some absolute superstars on display, with promising futures in musical theatre.
We were lucky enough to attend one of the seven performances held at Westminster College, and […]

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Fox Creek Wines Summer Series l McLaren Vale l Review

Fox Creek Wines Summer Series.
Review by Jo Parkinson
What better way to spend your Summer than with a free outdoor cinema, live music, kids holiday workshops, food, and wine? Look no further than Fox Creek Wine’s Summer Series, it’s a whole lot of fun for the whole family!
Fox Creek Wines is situated on Malpas Rd, between […]

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McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre l Review

McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast Visitors Centre, Cafe and Play Space.
Don’t be fooled by the name… McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre is so much more than a place for tourists. With its cute kitchen garden café, art gallery, awesome nature playground and yummy gin tasting, this is one spot that you need to […]

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Family-friendly Holiday in Middleton, South Australia | Review

Just 81km from Adelaide, this thriving hamlet on the Fleurieu Peninsula is brill for beachcombing, surfing, whale-spotting and much more. 
by Carla Caruso
Ah, Middleton … If you’re looking for a sleepy seaside town, which comes alive during the holiday period, you can’t do much better.
Just one hour’s drive from the city, it’s the ‘middle town’ on the […]

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Disney’s Frozen JR l Adelaide Youth Theatre | Review

Adelaide Youth Theatre presents Frozen JR
Review by Jo Parkinson
Frozen JRs impressive display of young, local talent wowed audiences with a brilliant, high-quality production that deserves 5 stars!
Adelaide Youth Theatre recently staged the musical, Frozen JR, at Influencers Theatre in Paradise. Directed by Taylor Tran, the show was a condensed, one hour version based on the […]

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Jungle Sports

Jungle Sports Programs | Mitchell Park & Reynella East

Jungle Sports 
Jungle Sports is an exciting high-energy multi-sport program for 1.5 to 6 year olds that teaches 9 different sports throughout the year. Classes are run by energetic coaches who help children of all abilities grow their confidence and foster a love of sport.
Over the year they will learn the fundamental movements of cricket, tennis, […]

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Lunar New Year at Adelaide Arcade | 23 Jan 2023

[ January 23, 2023; ]
Lunar New Year at Adelaide Arcade
On Monday 23 January 2023, Adelaide Arcade will celebrate the Lunar New Year with a traditional dance performance by local not-for-profit Phap Hoa Lion Dance (PHLD).
To commemorate the Year of the Rabbit, from 1pm PHLD will perform their annual routine with drum musicians and dancers in traditional lion costumes throughout […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to TreeClimb Aerial Adventure Park | Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest

WIN Tickets to TreeClimb Aerial Adventure Park | Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest
TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park in the Adelaide city parklands. TreeClimb has now also branched out into Kuitpo Forest, about a 50-minute drive from the City of Adelaide with a brand new park right in the heart of the […]

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Free Come and Try Dance Classes for Preschoolers | Generation Dance | Jan 28 2023

[ January 28, 2023; ]
Free Come and Try Dance Classes for Preschoolers

Generation Dance invites you to bring your preschool child along to their dance studio on Saturday 28 January 2023 to try their award winning classes for 2 to 5 year olds.
Choose from a Ready Set Ballet or Ready Set Dance class.
Generation Dance pre school dance classes are fun, supportive, […]

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SummerVines | McLaren Vale | 20-29 Jan 2023

[ January 20, 2023 to January 29, 2023. ]
The McLaren Vale Wine Region will celebrate the very best of Summer in the Vale during January.
The inaugural McLaren Vale SummerVines festival will be held from 20–29 January 2023 at various participating venues around the region.  Enjoy a glass in the sun and experience how the gorgeous natural landscape influences everything – from the bright […]

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MiniBOUNCE Zone @ BOUNCE Marleston | Review

Toddlers get ready to play, bounce and slide at the new miniBOUNCE zone in Adelaide!
Review by Jane Sze-To
Mini Bounce is now open at Marleston, one of only four Mini Bounces in Australia! For those little adrenaline hunters the interactive, adventure playground area is designed for kiddies from walking age to 5 years old.
It includes various […]

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Weber Bros Presents The Circus l Review

Weber Bros Presents The Circus, Review
By Jo Parkinson
Weber Bros Circus’s amazing acts will entertain and excite kids and adults of all ages. Combining humour, glamour, and death-defying stunts, it’s a great show that has something for everyone.
It’s always fun when the circus comes to town! Right now, the southern area of Noarlunga is lucky enough […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Pass to Monster Truck Rumble

WIN a Family Pass to Monster Truck Rumble
Adelaide’s home of Monster Trucks is set to ignite when North East Isuzu’s Monster Truck Rumble returns for one night only at Adelaide Showground.
The action-packed event will feature the larger than life four-wheeled giant monster trucks, plus freestyle Motocross and additional motorsport mayhem – with the night finishing […]

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All Together | City of West Torrens Summer Festival | 14 Jan 2023

[ January 14, 2023; ]

All Together – Summer Festival
Take your dancing shoes, tonight is all about the music! Tour the world through the global sounds of Yellow Blue Bus, Cartel Afinke and headline act Farhan Shah at this free event for all ages.
Plan a picnic, visit the sausage sizzle, or let their friendly food trucks serve you.

Children can have […]

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Scenic Hotel view over Adelaide

The Scenic Hotel | Norton Summit | Adelaide Hills Dining | Review

The Scenic Hotel – Beautiful views and great vibes
The Scenic Hotel is a gorgeous vintage pub with great vibes, exceptional pub fare and glorious views over tree tops and Adelaide City to the ocean beyond.
by Sharon Harrington
Built in 1869 and recently renovated in 2020, this pub is perfectly located to take advantage of the beautiful […]

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Big Trip 2

Ended: WIN Tickets to Big Trip 2: Special Delivery | In Cinemas 19 Jan 2023

WIN Tickets to Big Trip 2: Special Delivery | In Cinemas 19 Jan 2023
It has been a year since Mic Mic and Oscar returned from their incredible adventure from the first instalment of The Big Trip.
In the highly anticipated sequel, they now find themselves in a race against time to thwart a diabolical plan by […]

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City of Playford Aus Day Breakfast | 26 Jan 2023

[ January 26, 2023; ]
Australia Day Breakfast in Elizabeth
The City of Playford’s biggest and FREE barbecue breakfast is back in full swing for Australia Day 2023.
Kickstart the year by heading to X Convenience Oval for a morning filled with family-friendly activities.  There will be a free breaky as well as rides, games, sports and a diverse array of performances […]

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Weber Bros Circus | Noarlunga & Elizabeth | 12 Jan – 12 Feb 2023

[ January 12, 2023 to January 15, 2023. January 17, 2023 to January 22, 2023. January 24, 2023 to January 29, 2023. February 2, 2023 to February 5, 2023. February 7, 2023 to February 12, 2023. ]
Weber Bros Entertainment presents ‘The Circus’ Australian Tour which will be visiting Noarlunga and Elizabeth during the January school holidays.
Weber Bros Entertainment has compiled world-class acts including hilarious comedians, daring FMX riders, captivating aerialists, a crowd favourite the splitting Globe of Death and the absolute show stopping Human Cannonball. 


Enjoy great live family entertainment during a […]

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Corpse Flower on Show | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Jan 2023

Corpse Flower on Show at the Adelaide Botanic Garden
The Corpse Flower or Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum) is delicately positioned in the Bicentennial Conservatory as they patiently await its incredibly stinky bloom (as at 5 January 2023).
Once this rare and endangered Indonesian marvel reaches its peak flower bloom, it gives off a smell of rotting flesh […]

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The Mousetrap | Her Majesty’s Theatre | Adelaide | Review

The Mousetrap at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Adelaide 
Review by Carla Caruso
This thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder-mystery from the bestselling novelist of all time … case closed!
Imagine if you’d written a story and it was still being performed onstage 70 years later. And continued to have people on the edge of their seats, […]

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Flamenco Dance

Free Flamenco Dance Sessions | Studio Flamenco | 21 Jan 2023

[ January 21, 2023; ]
Free Flamenco Dance Sessions at Studio Flamenco
Studio Flamenco in Clarence Park are hosting FREE flamenco dance sessions during the school holidays on Saturday 21 January 2023.  There will be two sessions held in the morning for for those wanting to try Flamenco dancing for the first time.  The first session is for children aged between […]

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Disney’s Frozen JR | Adelaide Youth Theatre | 19-21 Jan 2023

[ January 19, 2023 to January 21, 2023. ]
Adelaide Youth Theatre are very excited to bring the South Australian Premier of Disney’s Frozen JR to Adelaide audiences this summer!
The enchanting modern classic from Disney is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all of the memorable songs from […]

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Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market | Open Sundays

Free Entry to the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market every Sunday
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market is a weekly tradition for many families shopping for fresh seasonal produce.
Support local South Australian farmers and buy fresh, healthy food in the open air at the Adelaide Farmers’ Market every Sunday. The market is the largest Farmers Market in South […]

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Glenelg Greek Festival | Glenelg Foreshore | 7 & 8 Jan 2023

[ January 7, 2023 to January 8, 2023. ]
The annual Glenelg Greek Festival with the Blessing of the Waters is back in 2023.
The general public is invited to join the Greek community and the Christian Orthodox celebration of the Blessing of the Waters on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 January 2023.

The Glenelg Greek Festival is an annual event held on the first weekend after […]

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Salisbury Starlight Cinema

Salisbury Starlight Cinema | Para Vista | 13 Jan 2023

[ January 13, 2023; ]
Salisbury Starlight Cinema at Kentish Green, Para Vista.
Get ready to relax under the stars at the first Salisbury Starlight Cinema for 2023. 

The Salisbury Starlight Cinema is kicking off on Friday 13 January 2023 with a screening of The War with Grandpa, a family comedy about a young boy named Peter (Oakes Fegley) who fights in […]

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