june 2014 Articles

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

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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How to Cut Grapes in Half the Quick Way

Have you been cutting grapes in half all wrong? Here’s how to do it the quick way. How did we not know this before?
For parents with young kids who love grapes but still need them cut in half so as not to be a choking hazard, this will be a great time saver for you. […]

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How to Make a Loom Band iPod Cover

If your Loom Band fanatics at home have graduated from making a thousand bracelets and are keen to make something a bit more complicated and useful, they may like to try one of these iPod covers. Miss 9 was very pleased with the way hers turned out and now my iPod is looking decidedly bright […]

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DIY Portable LEGO Kit with Free Printable Activity Cards | Travel Idea

DIY Portable LEGO Kit with Free Printable Activity Cards
Whenever we go out for a meal, or anywhere which may involve some waiting, I’ve always tried to have a few tricks in my bag for the kids – snacks and something to play with.
This clever idea by Asia Citro of Fun at Home with Kids blog, […]

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WIN Tickets to Mamma Carmela’s Winter Wonderland | Ice Skating at Glenelg | June – July 2014

Welcome to Winter Wonderland
This is Jetty Road like you never imagined it! Over 30 days and nights Glenelg will turn into a Winter Wonderland with a huge 150sqm ice rink installed on Moseley Square! Go ice skating by Adelaide’s favourite beach…. and bring the family. Undercover so you can skate rain, hail or shine! Special […]

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ST Yelta Steams Again | 29 June 2014

[ June 29, 2014; 12:30 pm; ]
ST Yelta is South Australia’s last working steam tug. It was built at Sydney’s Cockatoo Island Dockyard and is powered by a triple expansion steam engine that was built for a corvette during the Second World War. ST Yelta was built for the Adelaide Steamship Company and spent its working life in Port Adelaide.
The South […]

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Maleficent | In Cinemas 29 May 2014 | Review

From Disney comes “Maleficent”-the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, […]

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Blue Light Movie Disco – How to Train Your Dragon 2 | 20 June 2014

[ June 20, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:45 pm. ]
Event Cinemas are hosting a Blue Light Kids Movie Disco with a screening of How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Friday June 20th from 6pm to 8.45pm.  This is a fully supervised lock-in event for children aged between 5 and 12 years. The evening begins with a disco followed by the movie. Movies Disco […]

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Ebenezer Scrooge | Hills Youth Theatre | 20-29 June 2014

The Hills Youth Theatre are proud to present their June 2014 production Ebenezer Scrooge.  This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ famous Christmas story was written especially for HYT by its own former student and tutor, Josh Sanders, and is directed by Judy Sampson.
Miserly old Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas more than anything, denouncing charity and generosity as […]

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Still Awake Still! | Adelaide Festival Centre | 14 & 15 June 2014

[ June 14, 2014; 11:00 am; 2:00 pm; June 15, 2014; 11:00 am; 2:00 pm; ]
Still Awake Still!
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre in association with Jump Leads and Jessica Wilson
Adelaide Premiere

Still Awake Still! is a hilarious musical theatre work, inspired by songs from the book I’m Still Awake, Still! by Elizabeth Honey and Sue Johnson. This is a mischievous cabaret for all ages which is part of the Adelaide Cabaret […]

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The Vale Market | McLaren Vale | 9 June 2014

[ June 9, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
As part of the Sea and Vines Festival weekend The Vale Market will be held in conjunction with Once Upon a Market on Monday 9 June at the McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre from 10am until 3pm.  Usually open on the first and third Sunday of every month from September through to May, […]

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Westpac Animal Play Day | Monarto Zoo | 8 June & 14 Sept 2014

[ June 8, 2014; September 14, 2014; ]
Animals in nature have to work for a living, to find food, to make nests, to find shelter and even to play! However life for the animals at the zoo is slightly more predictable than in the wild. That’s why the zookeepers at Monarto use enrichment to create variety in work and play, ensuring an […]

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Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday | Rundle Mall | 9 June 2014

[ June 9, 2014; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Rundle Mall is open on the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday and you are invited to head to Rundle Mall on Monday the 9th of June from 11am – 5pm to enjoy FREE entertainment provided by the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.  There will be a plethora of free entertainment including:

Adelaide Cabaret Festival performers: Catherine Alcorn, Kim Smith, […]

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IKEA’s Swedish Midsummer Weekend | 21 & 22 June 2014

[ June 21, 2014 to June 22, 2014. ]

Swedish Midsummer is a time like no other in Sweden – a time when families and friends gather in the countryside to celebrate life, love and happiness with a large meal, singing and dancing. IKEA Adelaide are holding a Midsummer Weekend (yes, during the middle of winter!) with a range of activities on offer.

Visit the […]

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 | opens June 2014

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace – and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago.
It’s been five years since Hiccup and Toothless […]

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START at the Gallery | Lace it Up | 1 June 2014

[ June 1, 2014; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
START at the Gallery: Lace It Up
The Art Gallery is going loopy for lace at START at the Gallery in June. Check out the cool patterns on display in Lace: The Art of Adornment then let your creative side loose by weaving and looping your own threaded masterpiece.  This month is also your first chance […]

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Get Closer | Cleland Wildlife Park

With the summer crowds gone, now is the perfect time to discover why Cleland is so special.
Many people prefer to visit during the cooler months when the park is less busy and the animals are more active.  On some days you might feel like you have the whole park to yourself, which can make the […]

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Kooky Kidz Markets | Golden Grove | 22 June 2014

[ June 22, 2014; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

KooKy Kidz Markets is a bright family fun day held in Adelaide, Port Pirie and Moonta on the Yorke Peninsula.  Stallholders showcase a mixture of handmade and unique high quality products including gifts, clothes and crafts for mums, dads, babies, kids and even nans and pops.

A selection of quality foods will be on offer with […]

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City Library Lego Club | Wednesdays & Sundays

Beginning in May 2014, the new Adelaide City Library will be holding Lego Club on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons.  Come along and let your imagination run wild!  While you are there take a look at the exciting program of activities on offer and discover new opportunities with spaces to relax and read.
The Lego club […]

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Smilefile Storage Kits | Special Play & Go Reader Offer

If you love to be organised then Smilefile is a must!  Every mum wants to be organised and have a safe place to store all of her child’s special memories, from before baby was born right through to pre-school and year 12.
Smilefile Storage Kits keep your child’s memories, keepsakes and achievements protected and all in […]

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Mega Toy Fair | Adelaide Showground | 31 May & 1 June 2014

[ May 31, 2014 to June 1, 2014. ]
The Mega Toy Fair is Australia’s largest annual collector and model fair and in 2014 will be celebrating 21 years. Hosted one weekend a year at the beginning of June, traders come from all over Australia, as well as New Zealand and from as far away as Japan. There will be loads of displays showing […]

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Sea & Vines Food & Wine Festival | 6-9 June 2014

[ June 7, 2014 to June 9, 2014. ]
The McLaren Vale BankSA Sea and Vines Food & Wine Festival is a celebration of the unique flavours of this beautiful region, about 40 minutes drive, south of Adelaide. Local producers come together to showcase an assortment of food and wine that represent some of the most tantalising taste experiences South Australia has to offer.
In […]

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Weekend Workshops | Our Port | May & June 2014

[ May 3, 2014 10:30 am to May 4, 2014 10:30 am. May 10, 2014; 2:00 pm; May 17, 2014 10:00 am to May 18, 2014 10:00 am. May 24, 2014 1:00 pm to May 25, 2014 1:00 pm. May 31, 2014 2:00 pm to June 1, 2014 2:00 pm. June 7, 2014 10:00 am to June 8, 2014 10:00 am. June 14, 2014 10:00 am to June 15, 2014 10:00 am. June 21, 2014 2:00 pm to June 22, 2014 2:00 pm. June 28, 2014 10:00 am to June 29, 2014 10:00 am. ]
Would you like to learn new skills, use your creativity and have some fun in the process?  Come along to free workshops happening in Our Port during May and June.  The workshops cover a variety of media, including bead stranding, children’s art, mixed media, henna tattooing and much more.
The workshops will be held at 27 […]

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Meet the Orchestra | ASO & Jay Laga’aia | 14 June 2014

[ June 14, 2014; 10:00 am; 12:00 pm; ]
Actor and singer Jay Laga’aia returns to present a vibrant show, including the much loved Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev, with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.  Students will discover the unique musical signatures that represent each character in the story.  Children can participate through song and movement as they are introduced to the instruments and […]

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Family Flix at the Drive In | Gepps Cross | May – September 2014

[ May 24, 2014; 5:00 pm; May 31, 2014; 5:00 pm; June 7, 2014; 5:00 pm; June 14, 2014; 5:00 pm; June 21, 2014; 5:00 pm; June 28, 2014; 5:00 pm; July 19, 2014; 5:00 pm; July 26, 2014; 5:00 pm; August 2, 2014; 5:15 pm; August 9, 2014; 5:15 pm; August 30, 2014; 5:30 pm; September 6, 2014; 5:30 pm; September 13, 2014; 5:45 pm; September 20, 2014; 5:45 pm; ]
Wallis Mainline Drive-In are once again holding special Saturday movie nights dedicated for families. They open an hour before the movie starts so you can get there early and enjoy a relaxed dinner before sitting back to watch the large outdoor screen. Pack the car with pillows and blankets along with foldable chairs and even […]

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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills | Market Sundays 2014

[ April 27, 2014; May 25, 2014; June 22, 2014; July 27, 2014; August 24, 2014; September 28, 2014; October 26, 2014; November 23, 2014; December 21, 2014; ]

Stirling Laneways is bringing a new burst of colour to the regular once a month Sunday Market Days in the seasonal Hills village with a celebration of gardens, food and street performance.
In the inaugural Laneways on 27 April 2014, local traders will move onto the pavements and into the tucked away places of Stirling to […]

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Migrating Stories | Story Telling for Pre-schoolers | Wednesday Mornings

The Migration Museum is full of stories from all around the world and their staff would love to share some of their favourites with you.

Come along and join in for a free story-telling session especially for preschoolers and their carers each Wednesday morning in the Museum.  It’s a half-hour session where the staff will tell a […]

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Mother Africa | Festival Theatre | 24 June 2014

[ June 24, 2014; 8:00 pm; ]
Direct from a sell out Broadway season, Mother Africa is returning to Australia after 4 long years with new and old classic acts, new music, and new costumes.  Cirque Mother Africa the heartbeat of Africa pulsates throughout the jaw-dropping show as the musicians and artistes articulate their passion and love for their homeland including Ethiopia, […]

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March from the Mall | Port Adelaide FC Home Games | Mar – Aug 2014

[ March 29, 2014; 1:00 pm; April 12, 2014; 11:00 am; April 27, 2014; 1:30 pm; May 10, 2014; 10:30 am; May 24, 2014; 4:00 pm; June 7, 2014; 1:30 pm; June 21, 2014; 10:30 am; July 5, 2014; 4:00 pm; July 20, 2014; 10:00 am; August 9, 2014; 4:00 pm; August 22, 2014; 4:00 pm; ]
The Rundle Mall Authority, the Port Adelaide Football Club and its supporter groups will join forces in 2014 to bring the city to life with the highly anticipated March from the Mall.
Inspired by Port Adelaide’s successful ‘March to the ‘G’ concept, where supporters gathered in Melbourne’s Federation Square to walk to the MCG when the […]

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Dads Read Program | Aldinga & Woodcroft | April – June 2014

[ April 6, 2014; 1:00 pm; May 3, 2014; 10:00 am; May 18, 2014; 1:00 pm; May 31, 2014; 10:00 am; June 22, 2014; 1:00 pm; ]
Calling all dads, grandads and kids! The City of Onkaparinga are supporting the Dads Read program with monthly sessions scheduled at the Aldinga and Woodcroft libraries.  Dads Read encourages fathers to invest in their child’s future by choosing to read to them each day.
Each session has a different theme such as sports, nature play, recycling […]

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