july 2014 Articles

Wild at Hart Market | Port Adelaide | Review

Wild at Hart Market – fresh food market, Port Adelaide
The Play & Go team visited the Wild at Hart Market on a beautiful sunny winter morning. Being adjacent the new Harts Mill playground, makes it a great family friendly outing.
We were treated to some yummy food and great coffee. There’s a reason for the line-up […]

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WIN a Grease The Musical InterContinental Package | A Getaway for 2

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A Getaway for 2
Need some time alone? Whether it be for a date night or catching up with a friend…
The school holidays have just finished. With all the cooking, cleaning, entertaining and co-ordinating for your children over this period, InterContinental […]

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Kids Rookie Kart Racing | Mega Fast Karts Richmond | Review

Kids Rookie Kart Racing at Mega Fast Karts Richmond
If your kids are getting a little too old for bumper cars, love playing online racing games and have a need for speed, then Mega Fast Karts in Richmond is the place to go!  Open 7 days a week and every school holidays, the kids can […]

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Adelaide United FC v Málaga CF | 25 July 2014

[ July 25, 2014; 5:30 pm; ]
Adelaide United FC will host La Liga side, Málaga in an exhibition game at Adelaide Oval on Friday, 25 July as part of the 2014 LFP World Club Challenge.  Málaga, known as the Los Boquerones, will be hitting the shores of Australia for the first time in its 110-year history.  This event is also the […]

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Adelaide Nearly New Sale for Pre-Loved Baby & Children’s Items | 26 July 2014

[ July 26, 2014; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

Selling online is slow, unreliable and takes up a lot of time. Save yourself time and earn cash quickly by attending one of the Adelaide Nearly New sales around Adelaide.

For Buyers, by attending one of these sales means you have everything you could want under one roof to choose from. They ensure all goods are […]

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Kids Club Birthday Party | Westfield Marion | 19 & 20 July 2014

[ July 19, 2014; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. July 20, 2014; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
It’s a Carnival – Kids Club Birthday Party!
Westfield Marion are holding their first ever Kids Club Birthday Party on the last weekend of the winter school holidays.  All you need to do is sign up on the day to be a Westfield Kids Club Member, where you’ll receive exclusive retailer offers and deals, exciting competitions […]

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Jo Gapper Activity Park Launch | 20 July 2014

[ July 20, 2014; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Opal and City of Playford are celebrating the opening of the Jo Gapper Activity Park at Hillbank on Sunday 20 July 2014.  The park has undergone renovations to include walking trails and a new dog park, so bring the whole family and explore the upgraded surroundings.  Don’t forget your walking shoes!
The day includes:

guided walks on […]

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Krispy Kreme Grand Opening in Adelaide |15 July 2014

[ July 15, 2014; 10:00 am; ]

The famous ‘Hot Light’ that announces when the doughnut line is running and the doughnuts are hot. There is a double storey dine in facility with seating for over 100 guests and a drive through. The 86 new staff have been trained and are ready to serve. Today they celebrated with their families at the […]

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Totem Tennis | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | 14-20 July 2014

[ July 14, 2014 to July 20, 2014. ]
Has Wimbledon got you fired up for some tennis action?
Make your way to the Square’s backyard tennis stadium for loads of totem tennis fun.  From July 14th until the 20th a host of totem tennis poles will be available 24 hours a day, so show us your back swing with #VicSq and see your post […]

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Explore a Creek | Nature Play Space for Kids

Explore Adelaide’s creeks
Kids are drawn to creeks. They love exploring this wonderful play space – with or without water.
Winter, especially when we’ve had rain, is a wonderful opportunity to explore the creeks with running water. When we go camping, our kids can literally spend all day in a creek, collecting rocks and sticks, looking for […]

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Waite Arboretum | Rustic Nature Play | Review

Waite Arboretum, Urrbrae
Review by Catherine Leo
The Waite Arboretum is part of the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus in Urrbrae. It’s a wonderful spot to have a rambling walk with your youngsters of all ages and is open free to the public every day of the year except those of extreme fire danger.

Spread over 30 hectares, […]

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Dirtgirl from Dirtgirlworld at Firle Plaza | 12 July 2014

[ July 12, 2014; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Showtime Attractions presents Dirtgirl from ABC’s Dirtgirlworld for a meet and greet throughout the stores at Firle Plaza on Saturday, July 12.  Come along and say hello to nature loving Dirtgirl, plus there will also be free face painting on both Friday July 11 and Saturday July 12.
For more information about Dirtgirl visit the official […]

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Outdoor Playgroup Adelaide | All Ages Playgroup | Bush Magic Playground | 16 Jul 2014

[ July 16, 2014; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. ]

Outdoor Playgroup Adelaide promotes outdoor play in the early years through monthly outdoor playgroups and events. It’s all about getting kids 0-4 years outside and reconnecting with nature.

Especially for the School Holidays, Outdoor Playgroup Adelaide have an all ages playgroup on Wednesday 16 July 2014. It will be held at Bush Magic Playground, corner of […]

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The Voice on Tour | Top 8 Finalists | 30 July 2014

[ July 30, 2014; 7:30 pm; ]
The Voice have revealed the Top 8 finalists who will now prepare to head out on their first ever national tour following the season finale for Channel 9’s The Voice on Tour.
Kicking off on Sunday July 27 in Perth, the finalists will perform in Adelaide on Wednesday, July 30 at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.
The 2014 […]

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Wallis Kids Movie Disco Nights | July & September 2014

[ July 11, 2014; 6:45 pm; September 19, 2014; 6:45 pm; September 26, 2014; 6:00 pm; ]
Wallis Cinemas hold regular Movie & Disco Night sessions for primary school age children across their various venues. The choice of movie is suitable for this age group and the movie, dates and times vary at each location.  The finish times may be a little late for the younger ones, but middle and upper primary […]

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Frogs & Fairytales – Adelaide Zoo | School Holidays July 2014

Be part of the story at Adelaide Zoo.
With so many weird and wonderful animals at Adelaide Zoo, they all have a unique story to share.  Come visit them these school holidays to learn all about their amazing tales.  Little adventurers can choose their own story through the special activity trail.  Let the Frogs and Fairytales […]

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School Holiday Fun | Greyhound Racing SA | 17 July 2014

[ July 17, 2014; 5:30 pm; ]
Join Greyhound Racing SA for FREE school holiday fun and watch some action packed greyhound racing at Angle Park these school holidays.  Kids under 13 eat free at the Chasers buffet. Enjoy all-you-can-eat ice cream, pasta, seafood, salad, Asian dishes, chips, chicken nuggets, roast carvery, dessert bar and more!
There will be:

FREE face painting
FREE bouncing castle
and […]

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Adelaide Kids Film Festival | Submissions Close 1 October 2014

It’s show time – Adelaide Kids Film Festival 2014 is now open for entries!
Are you a movie fan? Ever dreamt about making your own film and seeing it on the big screen?
Entries are now open for the 2014 Adelaide Kids Film Festival, one of Australia’s biggest film festivals for kids, by kids. Everybody aged 18 […]

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 | Play & Go Review | Scoopon Deal $5 per Child or $24 per Family at Capri

How to Train Your Dragon 2 | Play & Go Review
If you are a fan of the first movie How to Train a Dragon and also the tv series on ABC3 Dragons: Riders of Berk, you are sure to love this new movie.
This is an epic adventure for Hiccup and his dragon Toothless. There is a […]

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Myer Carnival for Kids | Adelaide | 5 July 2014

[ July 5, 2014; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]

For some school holiday fun Myer is hosting a Carnival for Kids where the toy department will come alive with carnival activities, performers, sound and colour.

Head into Myer Melbourne, Doncaster, Chadstone, Highpoint, Sydney, Chatswood, Parramatta, Adelaide, Morley, Carindale or Chermside for the following fun activities:

Face Painting
Magicians
Balloon Artists
Jugglers
Colouring Corner
Toy Demonstrations

Dress your kids up as their favourite […]

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Skatescool Roller Disco Parties | Learn to Skate | School Holiday Skating | Skate Sales

[ July 10, 2014 10:00 am to July 18, 2014 10:00 am. ]
ROLLER DISCO PARTIES | Hold a roller disco for your next birthday party
Looking for something different to do for your child’s next birthday party? Why not hold a Roller Disco. Roller discos are all the rage at the moment and are oodles of fun. Why not theme it and have everyone come in fancy dress? […]

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Free School Holiday Fun with Splodge | July 2014

Thanks to Splodge and the Shopping Malls of South Australia there are FREE school holiday craft activities happening all over Adelaide.  Perfect for a cold, wet winter’s day, head indoors for a spot of shopping at one of the venues listed and let the kids enjoy some arty crafty fun while you’re there.  Bookings are […]

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Little Kickers | Soccer Fun for Boys & Girls (18m-7yrs)

The Little Kickers program has been developed by professionals from a number of fields and, in addition to engaging children through fun and creative play, it also promotes the development of a wide range of early learning skills.  Many of the games and exercises that the children complete within the Little Kickers program have been […]

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Ice Castle at Castle Plaza | Ice Skating | 5 – 18 July 2014

[ July 5, 2014 12:00 pm to July 18, 2014 12:00 pm. ]
Introducing Castle Plaza’s magical school holiday activity…. Ice Castle!
Ice Castle is Castle Plaza’s very own synthetic ice skating rink – the first one in South Australia to be open to the public. It is the very same synthetic ice that Disney on Ice perform on when real ice is not available.

Come and experience the magic […]

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Kids Mexican Party | Playford Tavern | 17 July 2014

[ July 17, 2014; 5:30 pm; ]

Put on your poncho and sombrero to join the fiesta at the Playford Tavern’s fun Kids Mexican Party on July 17th.

The evening will include:

$2 kids tacos and tortillas – build your own!
Party games and fun
Free face painter
$1 kids juice

Bookings are essential – phone 8255 6533.

For more information visit the Playford Tavern website.

What:  Kids Mexican Party

When:  […]

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Mitcham Square School Holiday Fun | July 2014

During the July school holidays Mitcham Square will be holding FREE Jungle Craft Time sessions!
Join Splodge in the mall for these amazing jungle craft activities: Monkey hats, Frog puppets, Snakes on sticks, Jungle masks, Splodge putty tigers & Elephant plaques!
Week One  |  Tuesday 8th & Thursday 10th July 2014  |  11am – 1pm
Week Two  |  […]

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Berry & Yoghurt Crunch | Breakfast in a Glass

This delicious recipe is inspired by Donna Hay’s Berry & Yoghurt Crumble and is super easy to make.  Perfect for a weekend breakfast, these every day ingredients can be altered to suit different tastes and you could even add in dried fruit, nuts or sultanas.
You can choose any type of yoghurt (low fat, full fat, […]

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Cox Creek Nature Play Morning | 6 July 2014

[ July 6, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
The Mount Lofty Nature Club are holding a Cox Creek Nature Play Morning on Sunday, July 6.  This group of families meet regularly outdoors in natural places to allow their children to play, explore and learn about nature.
If you are planning on coming along be sure to wear warm clothes and bring suitable wet weather […]

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Archer’s Arcadia | National Motor Museum | July 2014

Archer’s Arcadia heads for the hills!
Roll up, Roll up! Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls!  All the fun of the fair is coming to the National Motor Museum these school holidays when artist and impresario, David Archer presents the results of his world of ‘automata’.
David’s glitzy fabrications see art and mechanics combine to animate the […]

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Rhythms of the World | July School Holidays 2014

[ July 8, 2014; 10:30 am; July 15, 2014; 10:30 am; ]
To chime in with its Cultural Harmonies exhibition, the Migration Museum is putting on a free one hour music workshop each Tuesday of the July school holidays at 10.30am, so bring the kids to a jam session with a difference.
Don’t worry if music’s not your forte as help is on hand to guide the gathering […]

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Ice Skating at Glenelg Review 2014 | Get Your Skates On at Mamma Carmela’s Winter Wonderland

PLEASE NOTE: ALL SESSIONS FOR 2014 ARE NOW SOLD OUT
SEE DETAILS FOR 2015 SESSIONS HERE.
The Review below is for Winter Wonderland 2014
A Winter Wonderland at the end of Jetty Road. This is certainly Glenelg like you have never imagined before. What a fantastic initiative by the City of Holdfast Bay and a wonderful event for […]

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Recreate Rethink Waste Kids Workshops | Mt Pleasant | July 2014

The Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre Inc. (MPNRC) is a non profit community hub that promotes sustainable living and meaningful environmental connection.  They are running the following School Holiday Kids Workshops during the July school holidays:
DIY Stamps – with artist Emma Shobbrook

Tuesday 8th July 2014  | 10am – 12noon
Recreate  |  cnr Phillis St & Showground […]

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Football Focus School Holiday Clinics | July 2014

[ July 7, 2014 to July 11, 2014. July 14, 2014 to July 18, 2014. ]
“We’ve got World Cup fever – join the fun and play!”
To celebrate the ultimate event in the football (soccer) calendar Football Focus’ school holiday activities have a special World Cup theme.  Affordable programs include World Cup competitions, penalty shootouts and a City Beach soccer carnival for everyone who loves to play football.  There’s something for […]

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Rundle Mall Free School Holiday Activities | July 2014

[ July 7, 2014 to July 11, 2014. July 14, 2014 to July 18, 2014. ]
These July School Holidays you are invited to bring the kids into Rundle Mall to enjoy a great range of FREE activities!

Week 1
During the first week of the school holidays kids who visit Rundle Mall will be able to get active with ‘Specky’ and the Bin Kick Challenge with the first 100 children each day […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 26 & 27 July 2014

[ July 26, 2014 to July 27, 2014. ]
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been held in the last week of July every year since 1969. Each year the Festival gets bigger and better and 2014 is set to do the same. There is family entertainment for all ages including show rides, delicious food stalls, market stalls and much, much more. The festival […]

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Haydn Seek | City Activity | 16-18 July 2014

[ July 16, 2014 to July 18, 2014. ]
These July school holidays, the Adelaide CBD will be taken over by musicians playing the music of Haydn, Haydn Wood and music from films starring Richard Haydn.
Your task, should you choose to accept it, is to seek out the locations where these musicians are “Haydn.” Armed with your map and goody bag (only $10) you […]

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OPAL Festival | City of Playford | 7-20 July 2014

[ July 7, 2014 to July 20, 2014. ]
Throughout the July school holidays, children and families will be able to attend the OPAL Festival and get involved in a range of free activities being held at food cooperatives, playgrounds, shopping centres and other locations in the City of Playford.  Activities will include cooking, planting, visiting new playgrounds and a range of indoor and […]

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Charlotte’s Web | Adelaide Youth Theatre | 26 & 27 July 2014

[ July 26, 2014; 2:00 pm; 6:00 pm; July 27, 2014; 2:00 pm; 6:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Youth Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web at Star Theatre in July 2014.  This exciting, new musical version of Charlotte’s Web brings a new dimension to E.B. White’s beloved classic. With music and lyrics by Charles Strouse (Annie, ‘Bye, ‘Bye Birdie) and book by Joseph Robinette (national award-winning children’s playwright), the audience will be thrilled with […]

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National Tree Day | Get Involved | 27 July 2014

[ July 27, 2014; ]
Take part in the country’s largest community tree planting and nature care event!
National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day combine to make Australia’s biggest community tree-planting and nature care event.  Co-ordinated by Planet Ark and proudly sponsored by Toyota, these are special days for all Australians to help out by planting and caring for native […]

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NAIDOC Week | SA Museum | 7-11 July 2014

[ July 7, 2014 11:00 am to July 11, 2014 11:00 am. ]
During the July school holidays the South Australian Museum’s NAIDOC Week School Holiday Program celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.  The program provides an opportunity to showcase the Museum’s historical and contemporary objects and stories to our younger audiences.  It also draws on the expertise of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members […]

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