How to Make Your Own Bluey ‘The Beach’ Birthday Cake
by Katrina Gogel
Like many young kids these days, our youngest is obsessed with the popular Aussie children’s TV show Bluey. For his recent fourth birthday he ummed and ahhhed between the Women’s Weekly train cake (he’s also obsessed with trains) or a Bluey themed birthday cake. […]
How to Make Your Own Bluey ‘The Beach’ Birthday Cake
Adelaide Aquatic Centre COVID-19 Restriction Roadmap
The City of Adelaide has released a roadmap for the steps ahead for the Adelaide Aquatic Centre.
They are eagerly waiting to reopen so they can be there for the community’s health, fitness, and swimming journey. However, given the current restrictions, they are unfortunately not yet able to reopen.
SA State Government’s Easing […]
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Free Entry to the Farmers’ Market every Sunday
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ market remains open as an essential service.
Support local farmers and buy fresh, healthy food in the open air at the Farmers’ Market every Sunday. The market is now at the new Showground location in the Stirling Angas Hall (just north of the old location). Entry […]
New Wildflower Park at EDEN at Two Wells
An empty paddock in Two Wells has been transformed into a $1 million playground and is now open.
Wildflower Park’s design is entrenched in modern principles around young children’s education through play, a need for open space nature learnings and fun, and embracing increased community use of walking trails […]
Parks SA’s Park of the Month is Deep Creek Conservation Park
Located less than two hours drive from Adelaide, Deep Creek Conservation Park is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. It is popular with groups of families and friends who enjoy the park’s wildlife, walking and camping opportunities.
Deep Creek Conservation Park is […]
[ June 9, 2020 to July 12, 2020. ]
The Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Competition
The hunt is officially on for the 2021 Adelaide Fringe poster design. Professional artists, budding illustrators, designers, students and everyone in between are encouraged to submit their entry to the Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Competition, proudly supported by their Principal Partner, BankSA.
The Adelaide Fringe Poster Competition is as iconic as […]
AFL Showdown with Spectators | Black Lives Matter Protest not Permitted | COVID-19 update 9 June 2020
AFL Showdown to go ahead with spectators. Black Lives Protest not permitted
Premier Steven Marshall and SA Police Commissioner Grant Stevens announced today that the AFL showdown this weekend will allow some spectators to attend.
This will be the first large event to allow an audience since restrictions came into place. A total of 2,000 people will […]
Atlas Continental Re-Opened
Atlas Continental has reopened at the Adelaide Central Market following a period of renovations, with a brand new menu and chef.
New offerings include a kids menu, wood oven pizza menu and full breakfast menu. Atlas will also continue to offer a range of continental and gourmet favourites including freshly baked bread, sweet treats […]
St Clair Skate Park Now Open
City of Charles Sturt are pleased to share that the St Clair Skate Park is now officially open.
The skate park includes many new features, including a half court, mini Bondi bowl, flat bars, hips and ledges and fly out rails with the space suitable for skateboards, bikes and scooters.
The Skate […]
[ June 5, 2020 to June 14, 2020. ]
Help Name the Monarto Safari Park Lion Cubs Competition
Monarto Safari Park’s four gorgeous lion cubs (three female and one male) born to Husani, all need names.
Husani’s four lion cubs and their sixteen little paws will soon embark on a lifetime of adventure. The cubs have just taken their first bold steps from their den into […]
The Benefits of Small Group Tuition
Many parents and carers in Adelaide want to provide their children with additional learning support, or find a place where they can be challenged and extended beyond their regular schooling. This can be in core subject areas, such as reading, English and maths, as well as other more specialised subjects, […]
Preparing for the Ignite Program and Scholarship Exams
Even students who are naturally talented or gifted can benefit from specialised tuition when preparing to sit an ACER scholarship exam, or seeking entry to an IGNITE program at an Adelaide secondary school.
Entry to these programs is extremely competitive, and so students need to be highly motivated to […]
George T Fisher Playground – Foreshore, Flinders Parade, Victor Harbor
The George T Fisher Nature Playground (also known as the GT Fisher Playground or the Train Park) has always been a popular one in Victor Harbor. After community consultation it was totally revamped into a nature playspace, which was completed in June 2019.
The playground is located […]
[ June 5, 2020; ]
Adelaide Botanic Garden Internal Collections reopening Friday 5 June
As part of Step 2 of the Government of South Australia’s Roadmap to Recovery for easing COVID-19 restrictions, the Adelaide Botanic Garden will re-open the doors to its internal spaces and collections, effective 10am Friday 5 June.
After 10 weeks of temporary closure, the Palm House, the Bicentennial […]
[ June 27, 2020; ]
Parties returning to AFL Max from Saturday 27 June 2020.
AFL Max have implemented a range of COVIDsafe measures to ensure your child and their friends have the best and safest time celebrating together.
At one of their parties, AFL Max take care of everything – food, drinks and the party clean up. Each party is greeted […]
[ June 5, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
The SA Whale Centre will be reopening Friday 5 June, just in time for the long weekend and for the kick off of whale season!
As the centre adjusts to the new normal, things will be a little different as they do everything they can to keep their visitors, their staff and volunteers safe.
You will see […]
[ June 6, 2020; ]
Neo Shapeshifters | AGSA
AGSA delivers their second virtual teen-led event with Neo Shapeshifters.
Neo, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated program for teens, is launching its second free digital event, Neo Shapeshifters. While the Gallery is reopening its doors to the public on Friday 5 June following updated guidelines from the South Australian Government, AGSA […]
“Pull over for a Pink Lady” apple sales at Harrisville Orchards
“Pull over for a Pink Lady” (drive-through) will be happening again this weekend at Harrisville Orchards at Lenswood.
Although apple picking season has now finished, you can still get your crisp crunchy apples from the grower direct.
There will also be apple crumbles available, but only until […]
Embrace Your Body Children’s Book from the founder of the Body Image Movement
Body image is the number one issue affecting our children today, and so the Body Image Movement’s mission is to educate this impressionable group to embrace their bodies and love who they are, both inside and out, with the introduction of their (first […]
[ June 6, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
What’s Open in Adelaide over the June Long Weekend?
The June long weekend will look a little different this year with so many cancelled and postponed events, but there is still plenty to do in and around Adelaide. With the second stage of restrictions easing from June 1st we will see a lot more venues opening, […]
St Clair Skate Park Under Construction
The site of the new Skate Park at St Clair now includes the construction of a half court taking shape.
The court is just one of the many new features, including a mini Bondi bowl, flat bars, hips and ledges and fly out rails with the space suitable for skateboards, bikes […]
History Trust of South Australia to re-open the doors to history in time for June long weekend.
The History Trust of South Australia is preparing to reopen its museums’ doors to the public as part of Step 2 of the South Australian Government’s Roadmap to Recovery for easing COVID-19 restrictions.
The National Motor Museum in Birdwood will open […]
[ June 8, 2020; ]
South Australian Museum Reopening
In response to the South Australian Government’s Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions, the South Australian Museum has announced it will reopen to the public on Monday 8 June.
After two months with its doors closed, the South Australian Museum is gearing up to reopen this Queen’s Birthday public holiday. With an approved capacity […]
The National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide will reopen in time for the June Long Weekend.
The National Railway Museum will reopen from 10am on Saturday 6 June, and will continue to open every day thereafter between 10am and 4.30pm.
Update 23 June 2020 – The museum can now have 300 visitors onsite. The Fluck Pavilion is […]
The Historic Cockle Train Returns to the Rails for the June Long Weekend between Victor Harbor and Goolwa.
The historic Cockle Train will return to the rails for the June 2020 long weekend, following the relaxation of Stage 2 Covid-19 Restrictions. Three diesel-hauled trains will operate daily between Goolwa and Victor Harbor from Saturday 6 June to […]
WIN Tickets to the MegaClimb at Mega Adventure
With over 70 obstacles available for you to tackle at your own level and speed, the MegaClimb is perfect for anyone wanting a stimulating experience.
Imagine playing tennis in the sky, rowing a boat mid-air, or manoeuvring between obstacles like the floating esky, BMX bike, and sky-high picnic table.
[ May 7, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
Junior Rangers – Autumn Diaries
South Australia’s National Parks and Wildlife Service has a new Junior Ranger nature journaling activity that will get kids excited about spending time in nature this autumn. There is also a great competition too.
Designed to spark curious minds, ‘Autumn Diaries’ is a great way to take the classroom outside and get […]
[ June 12, 2020; ]
At Home Fun Run 2020
Families across the nation will raise heart rates and funds for Australian children living in poverty who are further disadvantaged by COVID-19, with the inaugural At Home Fun Run held on Friday 12 June 2020.
Home Fun Run has a dual mission; funds raised will help connect Australian children living in poverty […]
[ May 28, 2020 to June 10, 2020. ]
Educational Activities by Patch
Here are some of Patch Theatre’s favourite fun (and educational) activities to try at home or school.
Enjoy storytime, create shadow puppets, make a rainbow light, build a paper city, colour in ZOOM alien characters, make a bird fly around the room or create your own mini galaxy in a jar.
See all the […]
[ May 30, 2020; June 6, 2020; June 13, 2020; June 20, 2020; ]
Something on Saturday at Home
Free craft activities for kids from the Adelaide Festival Centre.
The Adelaide Festival Centre misses hearing the laughter and the smiles of families in their theatres and creating fun, lasting memories when you visit.
They have created a range of free educational and hands-on activities to keep your little and big ones entertained […]
Listen to Celebrities read James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Taika Waititi reads James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, in full across 10 episodes, to raise money for @Partners In Health.
Over the series, Taika will be joined by Utkarsh Ambudkar, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Cullum, Benedict Cumberbatch, Roman Griffin […]
Shibui Dessert Bar Open – May 2020
Shibui Dessert Bar, located in Grote Street, Adelaide, has reopened following a temporary closure due to coronavirus. Shibui has also released a new Ice Cream Sandwich Range which is available for takeaway.
The new Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich range comes in a range of flavours: Nutella, Peanut butter & jelly, […]
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
The dates for NRW remain the same each year; 27 May to 3 June.
These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey— […]
REM+ Tuition: Unlock Potential. Get Results.
At REM+ Tuition the mission is to create positive futures through supporting and motivating students, and developing their confidence in ways that schools can’t.
REM+ Tuition offers Adelaide students of all ages face-to-face tuition in small groups. Classes are organised by year group and subject, and are available for pre-school children, […]
[ May 25, 2020 to July 3, 2020. ]
I Spy with My Cleland Eye
Explore Cleland Wildlife Park this winter with a fun new self-guided trail, free with entry.
Cleland Wildlife Park has now re-opened, and the animals are ready to see everyone. MORE INFO HERE.
‘I Spy with My Cleland Eye’ is designed for kids and adventurous adults. This self-guided trail takes you around the […]
[ June 4, 2020; ]
SciWorld Spectacular Science Show Livestream
Tune in for SciWorld’s Spectacular Science Show live on the Marion Cultural Centre Facebook Page at 4pm on Thursday 4 June 2020.
The show will be a celebration of science. Audience members will learn about heat, gases, energy and forces and chemical changes in this spectacular show which will show the audience […]
Updated Guidelines for Licensed Venues – Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs & Wineries to Reopen for Indoor & Outdoor Dining
The Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall today announced an amendment to the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia. As of Friday 22 May 2020, all licensed venues with seated dining will be allowed to accommodate […]
Wallis Cinema’s Mainline Drive In will reopen on Friday 29 May 2020
Mainline Drive In, located in Gepps Cross, closed their gates during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, but with restrictions easing they are now able to reopen.
Social distancing won’t be a problem when you are confined to your car, but still out in open […]
Use the Capri Theatre’s Big Screen as your Telly
For a very limited time you can hire the Capri Theatre for your personal use for a set fee of $300. You and up to 18 of your friends and family can bring in your own entertainment, whether it’s your games console or laptop.
Make an event […]
DIY Cardboard Animal Craft
We’ve partnered with Babysits (Australia’s babysitting community) to bring you this fun and creative recycled cardboard animals craft that will be sure to keep the kids entertained for a few hours.
There’s no need to pop to the shops for any extras; everything you’ll need for this craft you can find at home.