july 2016 Articles

Ready Steady Go Kids | Sports Programs | 1.5 – 6 year olds

Ready Steady Go Kids  |  Multi-sport for 1.5 – 6 year olds
Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia’s leading preschool sport and exercise program. Operating since 2004, they currently run classes for toddlers and kids (aged 1.5 – 6 years) at more than 150 locations nationally. Their physio-designed multi-sport activities teach preschoolers the fundamentals of 10 […]

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Hahndorf Mini Golf | Adelaide Hills

Hahndorf Mini Golf
Hahndorf Mini Golf opened in June 2016 and is open seven days a week. A social and fun activity for all ages, the 18 hole course features some challenging obstacles and a nice garden. 
Hahndorf Mini Golf is also available to hire out for birthday parties, school groups, corporate events and other occasions.  Hiring […]

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Paint the Streets with Colour

Paint the Streets with Colour | City of Charles Sturt | Aug 2016

[ August 9, 2016 to August 31, 2016. ]
Paint the Streets with Colour throughout August 2016
The City of Charles Sturt wants to fill the City’s streets, squares and footpaths will colourful chalk creations throughout August and they need your help to do it!

Leave a piece of chalk artwork in your favourite place within the City or invite your friends and neighbours over to get creative in your street. […]

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SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre | Adelaide Showgrounds | Jul 2016 | Review

SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre – Review
The Ridley Centre at the Royal Adelaide Showgrounds was the ideal venue for the SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre. As soon as we walked in the door, the kids were off exploring the scientific stations. With over 60 hands-on interactive exhibits from the Questacon “Fascinating Science” and “Science on […]

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Westpac Animal Play Day | Soulful Sounds | Adelaide Zoo | 30 & 31 Jul 2016

[ July 30, 2016 9:30 am to July 31, 2016 9:30 am. ]
Adelaide Zoo will celebrate all things friendship with the Westpac Animal Play Day on Saturday 30 July 2016.
In line with the UN International Day of Friendship, they will host special friendship keeper talks, a guide to some of the cutest, strangest and oldest animal friendships in the zoo, and fun children’s craft in the contact […]

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50SIXONE Dessert Bar

50SIXONE Dessert Bar | Hyde Park | Jul 2016 | Review

50SIXONE Dessert Bar | Review
Willy Wonka eat your heart out! No golden ticket required here! My daughter and I have just arrived at Adelaide’s newest sleek dessert cafe, 50sixone.
Yes it’s freezing in Adelaide, and yes I was just after a coffee hit; until we spotted it across the room……the OMG! Snapchat That! […]

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Mini Camping Kids World

Let’s Go Caravan and Camping Super Sale | Adelaide Showground | 28 – 31 Jul 2016

[ July 28, 2016 to July 31, 2016. ]  
Let’s Go Caravan and Camping Super Sale!
Explore all the latest gear and grab a bargain or two! There’s plenty to see and do including fun for the children, and free entry for kids under 16. There will be a range of outdoor leisure specialists at the Let’s Go Caravan and Camping Super Sale and they’ll be […]

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Bridgewater Reserve Playground & Heysen Trail | Review

An afternoon at the Bridgewater Reserve Playground and an adventure along the Heysen Trail
If you are looking for a free, enjoyable activity which gets the kids outdoors exploring for a couple of hours in the Adelaide Hills, then stop at the Bridgewater Mill.

The Bridgewater Playground
The playground has just undergone a transformation which was completed in […]

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Winter Reds Weekend | Adelaide Hills | 29 – 31 Jul 2016

[ July 29, 2016 to July 31, 2016. ]
Winter Reds Weekend – Take the family to the Adelaide Hills to warm up with good food and wine
Fancy a relaxed afternoon with the family eating delicious food, accompanied by great wine? Head to the Adelaide Hills for the Annual Winter Reds Weekend. Shrug off your jacket. Shake your scarf free. Close the door against the […]

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Walk A Mile In My Boots | 29 Jul & 5 Aug 2016

[ July 29, 2016; 7:30 am; August 5, 2016; 7:30 am; ]
There Are Nearly 6,000 People Experiencing Homelessness in South Australia.
The Hutt Street Centre thinks that’s too many people facing poverty and disadvantage. Walk a mile in my boots is held annually during National Homelessness Prevention Week (August). Each year the Hutt Street Centre calls on South Australians to show their support for people facing homelessness by joining in and experiencing […]

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Win tickets to Cirque de la Symphonie

Ended: WIN Tickets to Cirque de la Symphonie | 30 July 2016

Win tickets to Cirque de la Symphonie: a magical fusion of circus and live orchestral music
Described by ASO conductor Guy Noble as like “circus ballet”, Cirque de la Symphonie is a fusion of the power and majesty of the orchestra with the best of circus artistry. The program features a collection of classical music favourites, all […]

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Soweto Gospel Choir | 28 Jul 2016

[ July 28, 2016; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Soweto Gospel Choir at the Norwood Concert Hall, 29 July 2016
Since its formation in 2002, Soweto Gospel Choir has won more accolades than any other choir in the world.

It has won a total of four Grammy Awards: two in its own right and two in collaboration with other artists, an Emmy Award for its work with […]

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Celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th Birthday | Stangate House Open Day | 24 Jul 2016

[ July 24, 2016; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

Celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th Birthday at Stangate House
The Mount Lofty Branch invite you to Stangate House Open Day and to celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th Birthday. Peter Rabbit, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Jemima Puddleduck would love you to join in!

children’s activities
open fires
cornish tea and carrot cake!

Stangate House is in the heart of Aldgate. Designed by […]

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free ice skating at Harbour Town

Go ice skating for free at Harbour Town Adelaide | Jul 2016

[ July 11, 2016 to July 15, 2016. July 18, 2016 to July 22, 2016. ]
Go Ice Skating for FREE at Harbour Town Adelaide these School Holidays
To celebrate the release of Ice Age Collision Course you can go ice skating for free these school holidays at Harbour Town Adelaide.

An Ice Rink will be located just in front of Woolworths and will be open between 10am – 5pm on the following […]

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SA Museums Embrace Virtual and Augmented Reality | Jul 2016

Everyone is going Pokémon Go crazy in Adelaide and both the South Australian Maritime Museum and National Motor Museum are getting in on the act.
A new app created especially for The Art of Science: Baudin’s Voyagers 1800 -1804 exhibition at the South Australian Maritime Museum provides an extra special […]

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Umbrella Winter City Sounds Festival | Jul & Aug 2016

Umbrella Winter City Sounds is a NEW live music festival presented by Music SA
The inaugural Umbrella Winter City Sounds will be held from 15 July 2016 6o 7 August 2016 and offers an exciting smorgasbord of curated live music projects and other performances across the Adelaide CBD to warm and illuminate the colder weeks.
There will be over 250 events across […]

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The ARC Campbelltown Grand Opening | 24 Jul 2016

[ July 24, 2016; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The Campbelltown Council is excited to announce that the Grand Opening of The ARC Campbelltown will be on Sunday 24 July 2016, 11am-3pm.
Come along and check out the brand-new community recreation centre The ARC Campbelltown. It boasts an impressive range of contemporary sport, fitness, relaxation, function and event facilities in fresh and bright surrounds. There will be […]

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Ballaboosta | Middle Eastern & Mediterranean “traditional soul food made with love” | Review

Ballaboosta opened its doors in 2015 and has been getting rave reviews ever since for its delicious Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food.
Set on a quiet stretch of Halifax Street filled with quaint cottages and pretty nature strips, Ballaboosta has become one of our favourite spots for lunch.
We like to go there after a walk/bike ride/scooter […]

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Jungle in Willunga

Jungle in Willunga Nursery | July 2016

Jungle in Willunga School Holiday Fun
There’s lots of jungly fun to be had these school holidays at Jungle in Willunga. Join Professor Greentree Greg as he leads the charge. There’ll be animal hunts, stories, play-acting, colouring in and a climbing web.
Jungle in Willunga School Holiday Fun is happening Wednesdays and Thursdays during the school holidays from 11am […]

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A Day in Adelaide with the Kids | Things to do in the City

[ July 14, 2016 12:00 am to July 24, 2016 12:00 am. ]
A day in the City of Adelaide
If you’re heading into the city with the kids, you may like to add in an extra stop while you’re there and squeeze in some extra fun – especially during the school holidays. Whether you’re seeing a show; ice skating at Alpine Winter Village; going to the Zoo or […]

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Gazillion Bubble Show | Review | July 2016

Review by Catherine Leo
The Gazillion Bubble Show, appearing at the Adelaide Festival Centre from 14-17 July, 2016, is at times a simple, one woman show, featuring a range of delightful tricks… and at other times a theatre-filling swarm of laser beams and literally a gazillion bubbles! You’ll be gobsmacked!
Melody Fang has been blowing bubbles for audiences […]

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Guide Dogs SA Journey of Discovery | Jul 2016

[ July 15, 2016; July 20, 2016 to July 22, 2016. ]  

Guide Dogs SA Journey of Discovery
Head to the Guide Dogs SA Discovery Centre and embark on a journey of discovery about sight and hearing through nine “hands-on” interactive exhibits. Usually only open for bookings by schools, corporate and community groups, the Guide Dogs SA Discovery Centre is opening to the general public these school holidays. Guide […]

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Pyjama Party | Starlets SA | 21 Jul 2016

[ July 21, 2016; 9:45 am to 12:45 pm. ]
Wear your best PJs, bring a pillow and your favourite stuffed toy for a sleepover with a difference!
With a sprinkle of magic dust and a pinch of imagination that’s the recipe for Starlets SA holiday sessions filled with themed activities, games, dancing & craft. Every holidays at Starlets SA is an action-packed, fun-filled adventure. They offer […]

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Fun Fruits and Discovery Tour | Adelaide |19 Jul 2016

[ July 19, 2016; 10:15 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Fun Fruits and Discovery Tour
Challenge your taste, vison and hearing senses in this interactive tour. Take a tour of the Guide Dogs SA Discovery Centre before exploring the Adelaide Central Market in a fully guided activity developed by Adelaide Central Market Tours. Learn about healthy eating as well as the history and stories of the market, […]

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Fairy Tea Party | Port Noarlunga |19 Jul 2016

[ July 13, 2016; 9:38 pm; ]
You’re invited to dress up in your finest and join in for a morning of fairy fun!
With a sprinkle of magic dust and a pinch of imagination, that’s the recipe for Starlets SA holiday sessions. Filled with themed activities, games, dancing and craft. Starlets SA believe that the love of performance begins with creativity and confidence! […]

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Harry Potter Party in Stirling | Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday and the Release of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ | 31 Jul 2016

[ July 31, 2016; ]
Calling all Wizards, witches (& even muggles) – you are invited to the Coventry Library to celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and the release of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’
Matilda Bookshop is super excited about the forthcoming release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at 8:31 am on Sunday 31 July 2016. The shop doors will be open at exactly […]

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Aqua Beats | Umbrella Winter City Sounds Festival | 23 Jul 2016

[ July 23, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Aqua Beats 23 July 2016
You can join in and dance the night away under the stars, listening to live music from several local music groups whilst the Victoria Square water fountain dances along!
Aqua Beats is part of Splash Adelaide and also part of Music SA’s Umbrella Winter City Sounds Festival – a great new festival to give us reasons […]

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mandala by Sue Norman

Mandala Magic School Holiday Program | Mandala Art with Sue Norman |19 Jul 2016

[ July 19, 2016; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. ]
Mandala Magic School Holiday Program: bring your children to Brighton beach for a free, magical and fun morning of mandala creating
Mandalas can be drawn with sticks, made out of sandcastles or created from the natural gifts the ocean shares. You may like to bring your own flowers, leaves etc but please keep your decorations environmentally […]

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Bastille Day at the SA Maritime Museum | 14 Jul 2016

[ July 14, 2016; ]

Celebrate Bastille Day at the SA Maritime Museum with a special offer for French nationals

Make a date with the South Australian Maritime Museum on Thursday 14 July 2016 to celebrate Bastille Day. Embracing the Francophile in all of us, Adelaideans can experience the exquisite illustrations by French artists made during Nicolas Baudin’s exploration of Australia […]

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ACPA | New Classes at Stomping Ground | Stepney

[ July 24, 2016; 10:00 pm; ]
Australian Company of Performing Arts has NEW CLASSES at Stomping Ground, Stepney.
ACPA are more than excited to launch this incredible studio as one of their class locations to compliment their main Bowden studio. Join ACPA for Kids Hip Hop, Mini’s, Glee and Jazz at Stomping Ground Studio’s in Stepney starting Term 3! The Australian Company […]

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Starlets Showtime | Noarlunga | 16 Jul 2016

[ July 16, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
 Starlets SA presents Starlets Showtime
An interactive extravaganza including performances from little starlets, entertainment, dancing, fun and games for all the family. Plus there will be a special appearance from the Starlets Showteam. Starlets SA believe that the love of performance begins with creativity and confidence!  Little Starlets begin their journey through movement, personal development and learning […]

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Clash of the Enchanted Island

Clash of the Enchanted Island | Victor Harbor Town Hall | 20 Jul 2016

[ July 20, 2016; 2:00 pm; ]
Clash of the Enchanted Island
The Magical Match of the Fairies vs Pirates
Children’s interactive show with music, dancing, games and prizes.

Tickets are $12.00 per person or you can book their second School Holiday show “Mr Snot Bottom’s Stinky Silly Show” as well and pay $10.00 per show.
Book tickets to Clash of the Enchanted Island
To book now […]

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Free PonyCycle Rides at Churchill Centre!

Free PonyCycle Rides | Churchill Centre School Holiday Fun | 13 to 17 Jul 2016

[ July 13, 2016 to July 17, 2016. ]
Kids can enjoy FREE PonyCycle Rides these school holidays at Churchill Centre!

Zoofit PonyCycles are a self-propelled ride on toy that doesn’t require any batteries or electricity to run. Children just hop in the saddle, place their feet in stirrups and bob up and down, just like riding a real horse!PonyCycle Rides are suitable for […]

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Grill’d Norwood Kids Masterclass

Grill’d Norwood Kids Masterclass | Jul 2016

[ July 13, 2016; 10:00 am; July 19, 2016; 10:00 am; July 20, 2016; 10:00 am; ]

Entertain the kids these school holidays at Grill’d Norwood with 1.5 hours of fun activities and burger making whilst you take some time out on The Parade. $22 per child which includes a burger, chips and a drink. Classes run from 10am to 11.30am. 

5-7 year olds: Tuesday 19 July | 8-12 year olds: Wednesday 13 July and Wednesday […]

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Scoffed Kids’ Cooking Classes | Jul 2016

Scoffed Kids’ Cooking Classes
Become a Food Chief at Scoffed School of Food and Fun this holidays. 
Introduce your kids to the flavours of the world with a cooking class run by one of their international chefs. They’ll show them how much fun cooking can be with hands on classes for all ages and abilities, and the best bit… […]

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Fairy Boot Camp | Port Noarlunga |12 Jul 2016

[ July 12, 2016; 9:45 am; ]
Fairy Boot Camp 12 July 2016
Wings ready, Wands steady, Fairy training off we go! Starlets SA are running a Fairy Boot Camp these school holidays. The recipe for their sessions is a sprinkle of magic dust and a pinch of imagination. Sessions are filled with themed activities, games, dancing and craft and cost $25 per session/child. Wings ready, Wands […]

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Giant Twilight Market

Giant Twilight Market | 9 Jul 2016

[ July 9, 2016; 3:00 pm; ]
Giant Twilight Market
The Giant Twilight Market will be held at The Morphett Vale Basketball Stadium on 9 July 2016 and will be a perfect opportunity to find those one-of-a-kind, must-have items.

Here you can find hundreds of local businesses all in one place broken up into categories to make it easy to shop from and find those […]

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Kokedama Workshop

Kokedama Workshop, Garage Sale, Bake Sale | Kingswood | 9 Jul 2016

[ July 9, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Kokedama workshop, garage sale, bake sale | 9 July 2016
Victoria Meyer suffers from Lyme Disease which is a debilitating and ultimately fatal illness. Her friends and family are raising funds for her treatment and are putting on a fun day of things to buy, eat and do for all ages. Come along and enjoy their kokedama […]

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Alpine Winter Village ice skating rink in Adelaide

Ended: WIN tickets to Alpine Winter Village | Ice Skating in Adelaide

Win tickets to Adelaide’s Alpine Winter Village
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Adelaide’s Alpine Winter Village!
Alpine Winter Village is winter’s answer to the Mad-March festival season, a creative wintery wonderland that will be an exciting escape for the young and the young at heart. Find out more about the Alpine Winter Village here, including our […]

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Wibit – The Inflatable Challenge | SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | July School Holidays

[ July 11, 2016 to July 15, 2016. July 18, 2016 to July 22, 2016. ]
Join the new craze of inflatable water play – NOW BIGGER at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre.
Come and have some fun at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre on an obstacle course that includes monkey bars, a rope swing, a bridge, an action tower, slides, climbing wall and more. You’ll be challenged like you […]

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