FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home. The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a Community Service for South Australians.
Aimed at kids aged 4-11 and their families, […]
FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA
Explore the Nature Play Space in The Domain at Millicent
The new nature play space next to the mega playground in The Domain at Millicent was officially opened by Tony Pasin MP and Mayor Des Noll on 31 July 2020.
This State and Federal Government funded project has involved many hours of planning and work from both […]
Donations of pyjamas are desperately needed by Backpacks 4 SA Kids
Pyjamas are one important item that Backpacks 4 SA Kids are always struggling to maintain in their stock levels. They put a brand new pair of pyjamas in every backpack and this can be the first time a child has ever had a pair of their […]
Photo By Kelly Barnes
Showbags at OTR Stores
South Australians will be able to pick up a favourite showbag from their local OTR store.
We may not be able to attend the show this year, but shoppers will be able to experience a little bit of show magic by picking up a favourite showbag from their local OTR […]
[ July 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ]
Book Your Own Cinema – Event Cinemas
For a limited time only, you can book your own cinema for just $500 (T&Cs apply) with Event Cinema’s special private booking package.
This offer will be available until 14 August 2020. This is perfect for events like birthdays/anniversaries, date nights, social clubs, staff rewards and corporate clients.
This private booking […]
New public activity restrictions in South Australia.
As of Wednesday 29 July 2020, numbers of attendees at weddings and funerals will be capped in line with a new Emergency Management Direction. South Australian residents will also no longer be able to return to SA from Victoria.
The Emergency Management (Public Activities No 4) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 has […]
New Kidsafe SA & Cops for Kids Driveway Safety Campaign
Kidsafe SA with the support of Cops for Kids has launched their Driveway Safety campaign in response to an increasing amount of driveway runovers in South Australian in recent years.
Kidsafe SA seeks to educate South Australian families about how they can keep their children safe from […]
Weekend in Wallaroo, including stay at Tarnasey Farm – Review
From farm tours to historic mines and beach fun, you won’t be short of things to do in this Yorke Peninsula town.
by Carla Caruso
I’d only ever bypassed the holiday town of Wallaroo before, never stayed. So, when a mum friend invited us along on a farm […]
Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft
Kids are often fascinated by all things related to outer space and astronomy. Help teach your kids about the Moon with this cool Moon phase activity, complete with a Moon phase worksheet!
This activity involves creating a ‘moon phase slider’. You’ll be able to move the slider to expose different […]
Fremont Park Playground Upgrade Update – Elizabeth Park – City of Playford
The Fremont Park Playground upgrade has been underway over the past 6 months and is now open as of 21 August 2020.
READ OUR REVIEW OF THE FINISHED PLAYGROUND HERE
In July we had a little peek at the progress. See our pics below. It’s looking […]
Coles Little Treehouse Little Book Collectables
Coles has announced a new range of free collectables for kids available from Wednesday 29 July 2020.
The range of 29 pocket-sized books has been created by best-selling Treehouse author Andy Griffiths and illustrator Terry Denton, inspired by the award-winning Treehouse book collection, with stories based on the characters from the popular […]
Hahndorf Farm Barn at Hahndorf, South Australia – Review
Enjoy an overload of cuteness at the Hahndorf Farm Barn, which, uniquely, blends a children’s farmyard with a wildlife park.
by Carla Caruso
For a slice of farm life, close to the city, the Hahndorf Farm Barn is the place to be.
There’s just something about getting up close and […]
Weekend Roller Skating at the St Clair Recreation Centre
The St Clair Roller Skating Rink hosts public roller skating sessions, roller discos and birthday parties.
The St Clair $26 million revitalised St Clair Recreation Centre opened its doors in November 2018. The six-court stadium, the largest in South Australia, includes a 24/7 gymnasium, café, function and meeting […]
[ July 24, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Your Wild Child Book Presale – More Nature Play Activities for Kids
Following on from the success of the first book by Brooke Davis, Your Wild Imagination, comes Your Wild Child – a new book for families to enjoy.
Full of new and interesting nature based activities for children aged 2-12 years, this practical and easy to […]
Southern White Rhino calf born at Monarto Safari Park
It’s a girl! Monarto Safari Park is celebrating the safe arrival of an incredibly cute newborn rhino calf.
Mum Umqali gave birth to the youngster on Wednesday at 7.10pm, captured on CCTV cameras. The young calf spent the night with mum before keepers got to see her at first […]
Easy Walks & Bushwalks around Adelaide with Kids
Bushwalking and walking outdoors is a great way to spend time as a family, talking, relaxing, and it’s a great way to reduce stress. There are so many fantastic places to explore in Adelaide and around South Australia.
Some walks are more suited to prams and toddlers as they […]
Adelaide Park Lands Treasure Trail
Explore and uncover treasured tales of Adelaide
Explore the Adelaide Park Lands for a chance to win a share of $3,000 in prizes, including a lifetime Adelaide Zoo membership.
This City of Adelaide competition is all about getting out and about – you will need to go on a short city adventure to […]
Adelaide Hills Wine Fire Appeal
Help support the recovery of the Adelaide Hills by buying 6 or more bottles of 2019 Syrah Meunier.
All proceeds will be distributed to grape growers, winemakers and vineyard owners impacted by the December 2019 bush fires.
Buy this special wine and support our affected grape growers, winemakers and vineyard owners as they […]
A weekend in Steamtown – Peterborough
Located in the beautiful Southern Flinders Ranges, approximately 2.5 hours’ drive from Adelaide, is the historic railway town of Peterborough.
by Katrina Gogel
Train buffs big and small will particularly enjoy visiting here. Peterborough (formerly known as Petersburg) is a country town full of beautiful old buildings and is well-known for its […]
[ July 25, 2020; ]
Maximilian’s ‘Alpine Ski Lodge’ has always been the place to be for Winter Reds.
Rug up in your best ski lodge fashion for a day at the winter resort and celebrate Adelaide Hill’s German heritage.
Expect mulled wine, German hotdogs, pretzels, cinnamon donuts, fire pits, live music, golf and activities for the kids. Prizes for best dressed […]
Market Minis at the Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market’s FREE program, Market Minis has been designed to help the littlest Market goers to understand more about the food they eat.
The dietitian-designed program is delivered in a fun and engaging way by the team from Sprout and will help young Market kids to glow, go […]
[ July 17, 2020 to August 9, 2020. ]
Adelaide Guitar Festival supports local musicians with The Backstage Sessions
Adelaide Guitar Festival is giving audiences a backstage pass to South Australia’s vibrant live music scene, with an online video series showcasing some of the state’s most talented guitarists.
Professionally filmed in the wings of Adelaide Festival Centre’s Festival Theatre, The Backstage Sessions will feature 15-minute sets […]
Bushwalking with Kids at Mount George Conservation Park
Mount George Conservation Park is nestled in between Bridgewater and Piccadilly in the Adelaide Hills, only 10 minutes up the South Eastern freeway.
Mount George walking trails can be accessed from Mount George Picnic Grounds where there is plenty of car parking space and some picnic tables if you […]
The impact of COVID-19 on young South Australians
In their own words, South Australian young people reflect on the impact of the coronavirus on their world and their futures.
Following the announcement of strict restrictions due to the presence of COVID-19 in South Australia, the lives of South Australians have dramatically changed. Children and young […]
[ July 14, 2020 to September 14, 2020. ]
A European art experience on the walls of Adelaide
Musée Extérieur is a curated, outdoor art trail that winds through the beautiful and surprising spaces of North Adelaide.
Get up close and personal with life-size reproductions of European Master paintings from as early as the 15th century, from the collections of the Thomas Henry Museum in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, […]
[ July 21, 2020; ]
Rundle Mall Adelaide Celebrates National Lamington Day
It’s National Lamington Day on Tuesday 21 July and you’re invited to join the celebrations in Rundle Mall, where you’ll find Kytons under the Gawler Place canopy selling mini, coffee, raspberry and individual lamingtons, with a donation being made for every lamington sold.
So, if you’re in the city drop by […]
[ July 20, 2020; ]
FREE Resilience & Wellbeing Webinar: Tips & Tricks to help Children
Madhavi Nawana Parker will be presenting a free parent webinar on behalf of Fullarton Park Community Centre about resilience and wellbeing in children.
We all want our children to grow up with healthy levels of confidence, resilience and wellbeing. While no one is confident or resilient […]
WIN a Family Pass to Patch Theatre’s Me & My Shadow at the Adelaide Festival Centre
Adelaide based children’s theatre company Patch Theatre will head back to the theatre for the first time since lockdown, raising the curtain on its multi-award-winning production Me & My Shadow.
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Me & My Shadow will commence its […]
[ July 18, 2020 to July 19, 2020. ]
Drive through apple orchard sales in the Adelaide Hills
Harrisville Orchards will be open for orchard fresh apple sales this weekend. The picking season has finished for Pick Your Own, but you can drive through to buy apples.
Harrisville Orchards are the only commercial grower in the Adelaide Hills to offer Pick your own Apples and Cherries (when […]
Explore Adelaide’s Creeks
Kids are drawn to creeks. They love exploring this natural, 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 […]
[ July 25, 2020; ]
Pome Fest 2020
Celebrate all things apple and pear in the Adelaide Hills at Pome Fest.
Due to COVID-19, Pome Fest will be celebrated with a range of online events and activities. There will also be some events held at various locations in the Adelaide Hills.
There will be Cider Tastings, Orchard Tours, Packhouse Tours, Pruning Masterclasses, Grafting […]
[ July 4, 2020 to July 31, 2020. ]
#ItsBetterOutside – Nature Play SA Campaign
Nature Play SA has launched its new #ItsBetterOutside campaign featuring resources to inspire South Australians to get outside with their families.
It is a frightening and real fact that children are less physically active than ever. It is a startling statistic that only one in four children meet Australia’s Physical Activity […]
The Child Care in Aged Care Project
While our oldest and youngest generations may seem worlds apart, a new ageing well initiative will bring them together. In an innovative intergenerational education and development program, children will be connected with older people in a structured way.
Supported by the Office for Ageing Well, SA Health, led by […]
[ July 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Treasure Boxes Bright Jumper Day
Wear your brightest jumper to school and brighten winter for babies and kids.
On any given cold, winter night in South Australia over 22,500 babies and kids are living below the poverty line. Struggling parents are unable to keep the heater running when the temperature is low or buy a warm winter […]
[ July 14, 2020 to August 4, 2020. ]
Alliance Française French Film Festival
Following its premature closure due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Alliance Française French Film Festival will be resuming its 31st season on Bastille Day, from 14 July to 4 August 2020, at Palace Cinemas and associated venues.
Returning to 7 cities throughout Australia, this beloved cultural event has to date confirmed […]
[ July 16, 2020; ]
Fun & Active General Sports Day
At the Fun and Active Sports Day, children will have the opportunity to play a variety of sports such as Basketball, Soccer, Cricket, Tennis and Dodgeball.
Children of all abilities will be able to participate and have fun. Parents are encouraged to contact the organisers beforehand and tell them all about […]
Which Bin? Tips to Help Families Dispose & Recycle Rubbish Correctly
Did you know South Australians are the best recyclers in the nation? Yet we can still do better by reducing our contamination and putting rubbish in the correct bins.
It’s so important to dispose of rubbish correctly and recycle as many items as possible at home, […]
[ July 18, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. August 2, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. August 15, 2020; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
SASMEE Park Miniature Train Rides at Millswood.
The South Australian Society of Model & Experimental Engineers (SASMEE) run miniature train rides in Adelaide at Millswood twice a month throughout the year.
All aboard for 2021! SASMEE Park will be open again on Sunday 3 January and Saturday 16 January – gates open at 1:30pm and unlimited rides are […]
[ July 11, 2020 to July 20, 2020. ]
Pop up Ice Skating Rink in Adelaide this Winter
An ice skating rink is heading to Adelaide’s southern suburbs for the first time in four years these July school holidays.
For many winters we’ve had the pleasure of ice skating in Adelaide at various pop-up ice skating rinks, in the city, at Glenelg and Port Adelaide. With […]
Reservoir Reserves Open for Public Access in South Australia for a Fun Family Day Out.
Some of South Australia’s reservoirs are now much more accessible and feature scenic walking and cycling trails, or access for kayaking and fishing. Other reservoirs offer amazing views and picnic areas.
Many reservoirs are located within a one hour drive from Adelaide […]