june 2016 Articles

Football Sunday Fundays – Kids Go Free | Adelaide Oval | 5 Jun 2016 & 31 Jul 2016

[ June 5, 2016; 4:10 pm; July 31, 2016; 4:10 pm; ]
Take the kids to the footy for free on Sunday Funday!
Kids will get free access to two Adelaide games in 2016 as the Club launches its own Sunday Funday. In a first for Adelaide Oval and the Crows, children will get free tickets to home games against St Kilda (June 5) and Essendon (July 31).

Crows Chief […]

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Band of the South Australian Police In Concert | 30 Jun 2016

[ June 30, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
Band of the South Australian Police In Concert

Hot off the plane after performances at Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Australia, The Band of the South Australian Police under the direction of Michael Dowrick present a concert of family friendly toe tappers!

Hear the full 35 piece concert band in full […]

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melrose fat tyre festival 10-13 June 2016

Melrose Fat Tyre Festival | June 10-13 2016

[ June 10, 2016 8:00 am to June 13, 2016 11:30 am. ]
Melrose Fat Tyre Festival.
Every June long weekend, mountain bike riders from around Australia come to Melrose for the Fat Tyre Festival some making this event their “must do” every year!

Riders love the chilled out vibe and non competitive nature of the event. They come to improve their skills, ride trails they wouldn’t normally be allowed […]

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Tripod with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra: This Gaming Life | 11 Jun 2016

[ June 11, 2016; 8:00 pm; ]
A hilarious concert about games with Tripod and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
What’s the secret to Tripod’s success? Video games – lots and lots of video games. This all-new love letter to gaming offers hilarious insight into friendships, families and who gets to use the TV. Tripod’s obsession with games is so epic that only the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra […]

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CultureSpace: Mexican Fiesta | Migration Museum | 12 Jun 2016

[ June 12, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
What is CultureSpace at the Adelaide Migration Museum?
CultureSpace is an exploration of culture and community at the Migration Museum. You can drop in and experience the diverse and exciting cultures of the people who call South Australia home, and enjoy various activities and displays. Each month will celebrate the vibrancy of a different community group.
CultureSpace Mexican Fiesta
Come […]

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finding dory

Ended: WIN Tickets to Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory | In Cinemas 16 June 16

 Finding Dory
Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory reunites everyone’s favourite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale? Directed by Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo,” “WALL•E”) and produced by Lindsey Collins (co-producer “WALL•E”), […]

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Heroes Concert | Adelaide | 23 & 25 Jun 2016

[ June 23, 2016; 6:00 pm; June 25, 2016; ]  

Who is your hero? What makes a hero? Does the hero lie in you? Come on this fun, musical journey and discover some Heroes!
Join marathon-running pianist Olivia, songstress Michelle, and photographer Keturah, as they take you on an inspiring and fun musical journey exploring these questions.
Support the Little Heroes Foundation raise funds
Proceeds from this playful […]

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sensory screenings

Sensory Screenings | For Families & Children with Autism | Event Cinemas Marion

[ June 19, 2016; 11:00 am; July 24, 2016; 11:00 am; August 21, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
Specially presented movies for families and children on the spectrum
Event Cinemas Marion Sensory Screenings are specially presented films, with adjusted theatre conditions that better accommodate families & children on the Autism Spectrum or special needs.

Altered conditions include:

decreased volume
dimmed lighting
no allocated seating; and
the freedom to move.

All tickets to these sessions are $8.00 each.
Sensory Screenings film programme
June 19 […]

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Queen’s Birthday 5km Fun Run | Adelaide |13 Jun 2016

[ June 13, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Accurately predict your 5km time and win a pair of shoes thanks to Joggers World!!
The 5km fun run is a long held Adelaide Harriers tradition and will again be a Turkey Handicap Event where you nominate your time and then run without a watch. The closest to their predicted time wins.

Hundreds of dollars worth of […]

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SA Truck and Ute Show | 12 Jun 2016

[ June 12, 2016; ]
If you have always been in awe of those big trucks as you travel next to them along the freeway, then Mannum is the place to be on Sunday 12th June.
Mannum’s main streetscape will become one massive trucking garage where you will see polished prime movers, trucks and utes from accross the State and the […]

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Stage Sparks | Carclew | 24 May – 23 Jun 2016

[ May 24, 2016 to May 26, 2016. May 31, 2016 to June 2, 2016. June 7, 2016 to June 9, 2016. June 14, 2016 to June 16, 2016. June 21, 2016 to June 23, 2016. ]
A FREE and fun workshop program for young people aged 5-12 years.
Looking for something active and super fun for the kids to do after school? Carclew is bringing three different performance workshops to the City of Onkaparinga in THEATRE, CIRCUS and DANCE.

Ignite your child’s creative side with this lively introduction to the performing arts. For […]

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Rail in War | National Railway Museum | 16 May – 13 Jun 2016

[ May 16, 2016 to June 13, 2016. ]
Come and see the significant part railways played in Australia’s war effort.
From the transport of war equipment, to troop trains transporting soldiers and nurses; railways played a significant part in Australia’s war effort. The National Railway Museum is hosting the Workshops Railway Museum travelling exhibition Railways 1914-18, which complements their latest exhibit South Australian Railways and the World […]

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Why Is Trampolining So Good For You? | BOUNCE Inc Adelaide

Get Bounce Fit with BOUNCE! Jumping on trampolines is an incredible workout – NASA has even described it as the most effective form of exercise devised by humans. ‘Rebound Exercise’ burns more calories than running, so park your runners and head into BOUNCE for your next workout.

Kids don’t realise they’re exercising
Regular jumping improves […]

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War at Sea: The Navy in WWI | Unley | May – Aug 2016

Over 100 years ago Australia’s first submarine disappeared while on patrol near New Guinea.
This exhibition from the Australian National Maritime Museum, along with rare archival footage of the Navy during WWI, tells the story.  Fun activities for children include designing a war medal and creating a war ship disguise.
The exhibition will be held throughout May […]

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family flix

Family Flix Movies at Mainline Drive-In | May-Aug 2016

[ May 28, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 4, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 11, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 18, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 25, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 2, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 9, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 16, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 23, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 30, 2016; 5:00 pm; August 6, 2016; 5:15 pm; August 13, 2016; 5:15 pm; ]
Experience drive-in movie excitement with your family
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.
What to bring to the Family Flix drive-in movies
Pack the […]

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Farewell Concert | Young Adelaide Voices | 5 Jun 2016

[ June 5, 2016; 3:00 pm; ]
Young Adelaide Voices farewell concert
Young Adelaide Voices are putting on a farewell fundraising concert prior to departing on their European Tour in June. This is your opportunity to hear their full repertoire before they go.

After standing ovations and fabulous reviews following the recent Ngeringa 24 Concert Series – you won’t be disappointed!

tickets: adult $25 | concession/student $20
onsite […]

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Disney’s The BFG | In Cinemas 30 Jun 2016

Disney’s The BFG In Cinemas 30 June 2016
The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers – Roald Dahl, Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg – finally unite to bring Dahl’s beloved classic The BFG to life.
Directed by Spielberg, Disney’s The BFG tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her […]

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Findon Swim School Opens August 2016 | Go in the draw to win FREE SWIMMING LESSONS

Findon Swim School is giving away FREE SWIMMING LESSONS!
Findon Swim School is opening soon in August 2016 and they are giving away one month’s worth of FREE swimming lessons every week until they open! All you have to do is to pop over and like the FINDON SWIMMING SCHOOL FACEBOOK PAGE to go in the draw. It’s […]

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Adelaide Youth Orchestra Play Time | 5 Jun 2016

[ June 5, 2016; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ]
Come and join the Adelaide Youth Sinfonia in an interactive concert.
Dance, sing and mix it up with the Adelaide Youth Sinfonia in an interactive 50-minute concert for children aged one to four. Hosted by the Adelaide Youth Orchestra at the Grainger Studio on Sunday 5th June, Orchestra Play Time features short pieces of orchestral music led by […]

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Mega Toy Fair | 4 – 5 Jun 2016

[ June 4, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. June 5, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Australia’s Premier Annual Toy Fair!
The 23rd toy fair is not to be missed! With old toys, collectables, and a model fair there is something for everyone! Plus there will be over 260 tables and stalls to browse.

Entry cost: Adults $7.50 | Concession/Pension $6 | Child 12 – 17 Years $2 | Under 12 FREE

For more information […]

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National Day of Real Play | Free event for families to enjoy ‘real play’ | Nature Play SA | 5 Jun 2016

[ June 5, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Australia’s first National Day of Real Play
Nature Play is partnering with Omo’s Dirt is Good campaign to establish Australia’s first National Day of Real Play! It’s aimed to be a great annual day for families all around Australia. To celebrate, a free event for families in Adelaide will be held on Sunday 5 June, 10am-3pm at […]

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James and the Giant Peach | 24 Jun – 3 Jul 2016

[ June 24, 2016; 7:00 pm; June 25, 2016; 5:00 pm; June 26, 2016; 2:00 pm; July 1, 2016; 7:00 pm; July 2, 2016; 5:00 pm; July 3, 2016; 2:00 pm; ]

The Hills Youth Theatre’s 30th anniversary celebrations  continue with their June production, James and the Giant Peach. Based on the Roald Dahl classic, this show promises enormous fun, huge laughs, great puppets, epic magic and one giant peach. Kids can come dressed as their favourite story book character for a walk on stage!

After his parents are […]

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Why we love living in Adelaide - the vineyards

Beach Road Wines McLaren Vale | Review 2016

Beach Road Wines | McLaren Vale
Review by Susannah Marks
We stopped for lunch at Beach Road Wines on a recent trip to the Fleurieu Peninsula and were immediately impressed by the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful setting.
Less than an hour’s drive from Adelaide, Beach Road Wines is family-owned and is one of those wineries that is truly […]

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Winter Street Food Festival | 4 & 5 Jun 2016

[ June 4, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]  

It is the first week of winter and lets gather together to enjoy Food glorious food! Cheap, exotic and tasty!
Food lovers UNITE for this exciting weekend devoted to tasty cuisine of the world! ‘Street food’ is ready-to-eat food, drinks and desserts sold by colourful hawkers, charismatic vendors, delivered to you from a portable food booth, […]

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Gawler Blue Light Underage Rage | 6 May & 3 Jun 2016

[ May 6, 2016; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. June 3, 2016; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
Two in the next two months Gawler Blue Light Underage Rage!
Friday 6th May 2016 & Friday 3rd of June 2016. 7 pm – 10 pm at the Gawler Starplex. Ages 8 to 17 years old.

Entry costs $6. Tickets will be availible at the door.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Blue Light South Australia website.

What: Gawler Blue Light […]

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Stew and Shiraz | Whistler Wines | 12 Jun 2016

[ July 12, 2015; 11:00 am; ]
Rug up this June long weekend at Whistler Wines.
Kicking off 11am, take the whole family for a day of winter fun.

Coffee by ‘Little Blue’. Stew by ‘Owen Andrews’. Music by Gian and Cloudy and Whistler Wines by the glass and bottle.

Bookings not required NO BYO food or alcohol.


For more information and all enquiries please visit the Whistler […]

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The Doogans | Something on Saturday 2016 | 25 Jun 2016

[ June 25, 2016; 11:00 am; ]

The Doogans by Bamboozled Productions.
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre.

Sassy cigar box queen Pandora Pink joins forces with comic juggling genius Mr Spin to make their latest hit show The Doogans. It is a marvellous tribute to the classic vaudevillian greats of the 20th Century.
The show has a dynamic pace, mixed up with quirky improvised chitchat, rock’n’roll dancing and […]

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The Vale Market | McLaren Vale | 25 Apr & 13 Jun 2016

The Vale Market at McLaren Vale.
The Vale Market is a family friendly market featuring live entertainment from buskers and local acts, plus a FREE BOUNCY CASTLE for the kids!
There will be market stalls featuring locally made produce and products, wine, art, craft, and hand-made souvenirs. It is the perfect showcase of the all the McLaren […]

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Sea and Vines Family Day

Sea and Vines Festival | McLaren Vale | 10 – 13 Jun 2016

[ June 10, 2016 to June 13, 2016. ]
Head to McLaren Vale over the June long weekend for the annual Sea and Vines Festival
Hosting four days of indulgence, decadence and delight, the McLaren Vale Sea and Vines Festival caters for all ages and tastes with a wide variety of events. From intimate degustation dinners with celebrity chefs and winemakers, structured masterclasses, a Spanish […]

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Maestro Series 2: Pure Poetry | Adelaide Youth Orchestra | 21 Jun 2016

[ June 21, 2016; 7:30 pm; ]
AdYO is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Adelaide Town Hall with historic gala concert
Adelaide’s most talented young musicians will pay tribute to one of the city’s most iconic buildings in June when Adelaide Youth Orchestra celebrates the 150th anniversary of Adelaide Town Hall with its second Maestro Series concert.

In a special emulation of the official opening […]

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2016 Ice Hockey Classic | USA vs Canada | 24 Jun 2016

[ June 24, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]
Back by popular demand, Ice Hockey Classic is returning to Australian shores for a five-leg tour in June 2016.
In a series contested between two of the great sporting rivals, teams representing the USA and Canada will visit Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and, for the first time, Adelaide.

Ice Hockey Classic was hugely successful in 2015 and […]

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Bonfire Night & Fireworks | Mylor Primary School | 25 Jun 2016

[ June 25, 2016; 6:00 pm; ]
On the 25th of June Mylor Primary School will host their annual Bonfire Night.
Head along from 6 pm and enjoy a great night out with the family.

Enjoy kids activities, live music, jumping castle, fireworks display and, of course, the giant bonfire!

Food and drinks will be available for purchase and there will be bar facilities at […]

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TIDC Performing Arts Studio | Dance Classes for Preschoolers | Book for Term 2 Now!

TIDC Performing Arts Studio pride themselves in offering specialist classes for the younger student.
With a specifically designed syllabus in conjunction with the Australian Teachers of Dancing, you can be assured that safe place practices are in place. Children learn the basics of all styles of dance in a fun and friendly environment.
With fully equipped studios […]

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Ali McGregor’s Jazzamatazz | Something on Saturday 2016 | 18 Jun 2016

[ June 18, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Ali McGregor’s Jazzamatazz Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre.
The insanely talented co-artistic director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival (and mother of toddlers) Ali McGregor, returns to Something on Saturday with her popular ARIA-nominated hour of jazzy beats and early 90s references to get your kids singing and prancing, twisting and dancing. Parents and carers can either join […]

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Something On Saturday The Composer Is Dead

The Composer is Dead | Something on Saturday | 11 Jun 2016

[ June 11, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]

The Composer is Dead.
Starring Frank Woodley with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

By Nathaniel Stookey with text by Lemony Snicket
Uh oh, there’s dreadful news from the concert hall: the composer is dead!
Meet the orchestra, solve the mystery and have a good laugh in this engaging introduction to classical music.
Our […]

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Something on Saturday Family Gala 2016

Family Gala | Something On Saturday | Adelaide Cabaret Festival | 12 Jun 2016

[ June 12, 2016; 1:30 pm; ]

Family Gala
Hosted by Ali McGregor & Eddie Perfect, presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

Adelaide Cabaret Festival Artistic Directors Ali McGregor (Jazzamatazz!) and Eddie Perfect (Playschool) cordially invite your whole family to dress up and walk the red carpet! It’s the first ever Adelaide Cabaret Festival Family Gala in our first ever Something on Sunday performance.
The kids will love […]

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A Frozen Tale – The Ballet | Something on Saturday | 4 Jun 2016

[ June 4, 2016; 1:00 pm; ]

A Frozen Tale – The Ballet, by South Australian Children’s Ballet Company
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

Internationally renowned choreographer Paul Boyd has given new life to this timeless story inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen.
“Time”, the Narrator, will take you on a magical journey as you follow the story of two little princesses, Elsa and […]

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something on saturday 2016 kids shows

Something on Saturday 2016 | Program Guide | 23 Apr – 27 Aug 2016

Something on Saturday 2016 – Program Guide
Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday program continues to delight and entertain thousands of people every year, providing an opportunity to beat the winter blues with many South Australian children enjoying their first theatrical experience through the program.
The 2016 program has something that appeals to all tastes and covers […]

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finding dory

Disney Pixar Finding Dory | In Cinemas 16 Jun 2016 | Review

[ June 16, 2016 to June 30, 2016. ]
She just kept swimming…
Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory reunites everyone’s favourite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale? Directed by Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo,” “WALL•E”) and produced by Lindsey Collins […]

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Disney on Ice Frozen Elsa

Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival | Review & Tips |10 to 13 Jun 2016

[ June 10, 2016 9:00 am to June 13, 2016 9:00 am. ]
Play & Go Review & Tips {Editor’s Note: Friday 10 June 2016}
It’s the Disney On Ice we’ve been waiting for! Disney lovers young and old, especially the Frozen fans, absolutely loved the first show in Adelaide tonight. If you’re going to see it this weekend you are in for a treat! Each main character performs […]

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