Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
There’s nothing like a rich, smooth, chocolatey hot chocolate, particularly in the middle of Winter. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places where you can go and enjoy a nice hot chocolate and maybe indulge in a little treat on the side.
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Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
Copper Coast Splash Town and foreshore playground – hours of fun guaranteed for everyone!
by Katrina Gogel
Located on the Copper Coast’s picturesque Moonta Bay foreshore is this wonderful family play space. Comprising a great little playground and free to use community water park, it will be sure to keep the young (and young at heart!) entertained […]
Little Tennis Stars Have Moved to a New Location in 2019
Little Tennis Stars, an Adelaide based organisation coaching children’s tennis, has recently moved to a new location and now calls Holmesdale Tennis Club in St Morris home.
Founder and director Didi Paronis specialises in training young children with a learning through play methodology. As well as […]
Completed Upgrades to Reg Groth Reserve & Roper Street Reserve Playgrounds | City of Salisbury | July 2019
Completed Playground Upgrades to Reg Groth Reserve & Roper Street Reserve
Playground upgrades have recently been completed at Reg Groth Reserve, Parafield Gardens and Roper Street Reserve, Salisbury within the City of Salisbury.
Reg Groth Reserve Upgrades:
Reg Groth Reserve features picnic settings, BBQ, BMX track and parking. It is located at cnr Martins & Kings Road, Parafield […]
Bean+Stork Studio located at Dernancourt have just launched their take on a babycino with their ‘Uniccino’.
BUSINESS CLOSED – LAST DAY OF TRADE FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2020
The cute unicorn-themed take on a babycino launched this week. Bean+Stork Studio is a cafe space where parents and carers of young children can go and know their children […]
[ July 28, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
National Tree Day | City of West Torrens
Landcare Australia are hosting a National Tree Day event at Deeds Rd, North Plympton, near Adelaide Airport, on 28 July 2019 at 10am to plant some local indigenous plants.
Landcare Australia is the leading not-for-profit organisation responsible for raising awareness and funding for the Landcare movement, who strive to […]
Newly Upgraded Family-friendly Courtyard Playspace at SAHA Cafe
SAHA at 303 The Parade have recently upgraded their courtyard to create a retreat for families.
Since its inception SAHA has been constantly improving their family friendly space. This is their latest revamp. Designed by Wiild and Wonder and painted by Rebecca Bird Visual Artist, the courtyard has now […]
Mount Remarkable National Park – take the kids hiking at Alligator Gorge in the Southern Flinders Ranges
by Katrina Gogel
Alligator Gorge in Mount Remarkable National Park is one of South Australia’s most scenic hikes. With dramatic gorges, bright ochre walls and watercourses lined with river red gums, it truly is a remarkable place.
There are plenty of […]
A to Zoo Preschool Program – Term 3 starts week beginning Monday 29 July 2019
Know a 2 – 4 year old who is WILD about animals? Join Adelaide Zoo for A to Zoo!
The eight-week early learning program A to Zoo is back for your cheeky monkeys to enjoy during Term 3. For ages two to […]
The Most Gorgeous Hot Chocolate Ball & French Treats at Maison Clement | Adelaide Central Market Arcade | Review
The Most Gorgeous Hot Chocolate Ball in Adelaide
When we shared our guide for The Best Hot Chocolates in Adelaide on our Facebook page recently, our Facebook friend Leah Truslove kindly gave us the hot tip about another hot chocolate ball we hadn’t yet listed. As soon as we heard about this treat, we made sure […]
[ July 28, 2019; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Oaklands Crossing Community Celebration
The Oaklands Crossing Grade Separation Project is holding a Community Celebration to thank the community for their support during the delivery of this important project and celebrate completion of the project.
The station forecourts will be open between 11am and 3pm on Sunday 28 July 2019. There will be market stalls, food and […]
[ July 27, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
National Parks and Wildlife Service Celebration
Belair National Park’s Main Oval will be open on Saturday 27 July 2019 between 10am and 2pm to launch the renewed National Parks and Wildlife Service and celebrate World Ranger Day.
To mark the day, entry to Belair National Park will be FREE. Starting from 10am, enjoy free activities and refreshments […]
[ July 27, 2019 to July 28, 2019. ]
Glenelg Sunset Markets – The Winter Edition 2019
Due to the success of the 2018/19 season of the Glenelg Sunset Markets, they have decided to host a Winter Edition as part of the Umbrella Winter City Sounds Festival.
Join them at Moseley Square for a weekend of winter goodness under the lights of the enclosed marquee on […]
Once Upon a Fairy Tale High Tea at Glanville Hall – Review July 2019
by Ashleigh Grant
The afternoon started off with a collection of excited children dressed in everything from Disney princesses to witches, pirates and even some wizards. As they eagerly waited on the red carpet for the doors of the enchanted castle to open, […]
South Australia to Ban Single-Use Plastics
SA is going to be leading the way in taking action on single-use plastics.
It was announced by South Australia’s Premier Steven Marshall that the Government will ban a range of single-use plastics in South Australia under proposed legislation to be introduced into parliament.
Earlier in the year, South Australians were asked […]
[ July 28, 2019; 3:00 pm; ]
The Lion King Movie Fundraiser at the Regal Theatre
This event will raise funds for the Oasis Youth Group to attend The Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Perth.
The Oasis Youth Group is a community of driven young people who are raising money so they can travel to Perth to partake in the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.
[ July 21, 2019; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Sconefest – A Musical Jam with Scones and Cream
When you are a musician, you are forever a musician and this is what SconeFest celebrates.
A truly nostalgic community event, Sconefest presents scones from the Country Women’s Association Adelaide Branch with a program of original music written by South Australian artists of all ages. Featured artists include […]
[ July 24, 2019; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
Breast Cancer Trials Presents: Directions in Breast Cancer Research – Ask the Experts
To explore current and future directions in breast cancer research and clinical trials, Breast Cancer Trials will be hosting a Q&A event at Elder Hall in North Terrace, Adelaide.
Called ‘Directions in Breast Cancer Research: Ask the Experts’, the event will be moderated by Mia Freedman […]
[ July 14, 2019 to July 16, 2019. ]
The Antonov Plane, one of the world’s biggest aircraft, has returned to Adelaide Airport
The impressive Antonov Plane has touched down in Adelaide again for a short window of time. The AN-124 touched down on Sunday 14 July 2019. If you want to catch a glimpse of the Antonov either at the airport or on departure, […]
Yorketown Playground. A riot of colour and fun!
by Katrina Gogel
Yorketown is one of Southern Yorke Peninsulas picturesque inland towns, and the hub of the SYP. If you’re travelling the region anytime soon be sure to call in and check out the towns fantastic local services and wonderful playground. Your kids will thank you for it!
Instagram’s Commitment to Lead the Fight Against Online Bullying
Instagram has announced two new @instagram features to help stop bullying online.
Instagram’s mission is to connect you with the people and things you love, which only works if people feel comfortable expressing themselves on Instagram. They know bullying is a challenge many face, particularly young people. They […]
Victoria Square, Kadina. Is this Yorke Peninsula’s best playground?
by Katrina Gogel
If you find yourself visiting the top of the Yorke Peninsula anytime soon be sure to make a pit stop at the Copper Coast town of Kadina, and visit the wonderful Victoria Square.
A green oasis in the heart of town, Victoria Square celebrates the history […]
[ July 15, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
FREE Krispy Kreme Birthday Doughnuts with any purchase of a dozen
Krispy Kreme South Australia is proud to be celebrating five years since arriving in South Australia.
To celebrate their 5th birthday milestone, customers will receive five specially created limited edition Birthday Cake Batter Doughnuts for free when they purchase any dozen, between Monday 15 July and […]
Disney The Lion King 2019 | Movie Review
Within the first minute, there’s no denying this new Lion King remake is visually dazzling with its photorealistic CGI animals in a totally convincing African safari setting.
The new film by Director Jon Favreau (who also gave us the remake of “The Jungle Book’’) features an impressive cast. James […]
[ July 11, 2019 to August 5, 2019. ]
Giveaways Galore at Dymocks Hyde Park
While the pavers are being pulled up and King William Road is becoming the most beautiful street in Adelaide, every day is giveaway day at Dymocks Hyde Park
Dymocks at Hyde Park have loads of hurt books and lovely gift items for you, thanks to their wonderful publishers. Just pop in-store […]
Campfire Dessert Cones Recipe
by Katrina Gogel
Campfire season is well and truly upon us. Why not try making these delicious dessert cones over the fire on your next camping trip.
They’re easy to do. The kids will love making them. Only a few ingredients are needed, and you can use your favourite fillings.
Here’s what you’ll need:
1 packet […]
[ July 26, 2019; July 28, 2019; ]
National Tree Day 2019
National Tree Day started has grown into Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event. It’s a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to the community.
Proudly sponsored by Toyota Australia, Tree Day is an opportunity to do something positive for your local environment and […]
[ July 28, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
National Tree Day at Holdfast Bay
A free family-friendly event to celebrate National Tree Day will be held in North Brighton on Sunday 28 July 2019.
Connect with nature and help to create a new native butterfly garden.
Plant some butterfly-friendly plants, enjoy some nature play and a BBQ, and take home a free native plant.
Sponsored by […]
[ July 20, 2019; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
AGSA encourages teen spirit with free event- Neo: Just Move It!
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated teen program returns this Winter for Neo: Just Move It! On the night of Saturday 20 July, teenagers will have exclusive VIP access to the Gallery, including the major exhibition William Kentridge: That which we do not remember.
MJ McInerney Reserve at West Croydon – Review, July 2019
by Carla Caruso
Just in time for the winter hols, the new play space at MJ McInerney Reserve in West Croydon has opened – and it’s a corker. Those out north-west, rejoice!
The revamped playground offers something for every age range, interest and season, and it’s all FREE […]
Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace Under Construction
Editor’s Note: the playspace is now open from 26 September 2019
READ OUR REVIEW HERE
Cutting-edge technology and a new playground will be installed at Heywood Park thanks to more than $400,000 of Federal and State Government funding.
The City of Unley was successful in receiving $150,000 from the State Government’s Fund […]
[ July 19, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Japanese Style Card Making Class for Kids
Make cute and cool greeting cards with Origami during the July school holidays.
Learn how to make a couple of origami motifs with origami paper and make your own Japanese style cards. The fee includes origami paper, card stocks and other materials for two greeting cards. This class is for […]
Gospo Collective’s Superstar: ‘The Carpenters Story’ – Celebrating 50 years of The Carpenters | Review
We recently had the pleasure of experiencing an Adelaide harmonious community choir at its finest.
Musical dynamos Charmaine Jones and the famously talented Chong Lim, on the grand piano (best known for his work as Musical Director and Producer for John Farnham, […]
[ July 17, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Kids Disco for Red Nose Day at the Alma Tavern
Get the kids ready for a night of dancing, games and fun… and at the same time support a great cause – Red Nose Day.
The Alma Tavern’s upstairs event space will be transformed into the perfect kids disco location on Wednesday 17 July 2019. They will […]
Winter holiday escape to the Grampians in Victoria
by Carla Caruso
For many, the winter holidays are a good excuse to jet off somewhere warmer like the Gold Coast or Bali. But for something a little different last-minute (and, okay, chillier), have you considered the Grampians, just across the border?
A mum friend suggested the Victorian region when […]
AFL Max – A unique Adelaide AFL experience like no other!
by Katrina Gogel
AFL Max opened its doors for the first time and my six-year-old Auskicker and I went along to experience the fun and excitement.
The brainchild of former Crows player James Podsiadly, AFL Max is the nation’s first immersive footy skills and entertainment centre. The […]
Nellie’s Garden, Mitcham Railway Station – Review July 2019
There’s nothing better than stumbling across hidden gems locally. And Nellie’s Garden, alongside the Mitcham Railway Station, is exactly one of those kinds of places…
Whether you’re in the area to catch a train or cycling with the kids to the nearby Barrens Reserve playground, it’s worth dropping […]
[ July 6, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
The Bavarian is taking the stress out of school-holiday dining, with a kids’ eat free menu on offer every day from Saturday 6 July to Sunday 21 July 2019 between 11am and 3pm.
The kids’ menu, which entitles one child under 12 to eat for free with a paying adult, features a range of Bavarian classics […]
[ July 4, 2019 to July 13, 2019. July 18, 2019 to July 27, 2019. ]
Love Is In The Air for Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical this July as Matt Byrne Media brings the dance classic to Adelaide and Elizabeth.
The SA premiere of this scintillating show will play the Arts Theatre from 4 to 13 July and Elizabeth’s Shedley Theatre from 18 to 27 July 2019.
Strictly Ballroom tells the story of maverick […]
Drop and Shop – Free Nanny Service at Harbour Town Adelaide
Ever had that feeling where you can’t get any shopping done with the kids? Imagine how much you would enjoy being able to shop child-free, to find a new outfit or accessories to complete an outfit for a special occasion, all while navigating shops and change […]