june 2021 Articles
german film festival

German Film Festival | Palace Cinemas | 2-20 Jun 2021

[ June 2, 2021 to June 20, 2021. ]
German Film Festival
Palace Cinemas in collaboration with German Films is excited to again bring the best German-language cinema to Adelaide in 2021.
Presented by Palace, the German Film Festival’s full 2021 programme has been revealed, which boasts a spectacular selection of 30 films, the best and latest in German cinema, a number of which are screening […]

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cooking playgroup

Cooking Playgroup | Paradise | From 12 May 2021

Cooking Playgroup – Il Nido Children’s Centre
Cooking at playgroup is a great way for children to learn to follow instructions, work together, share, experiment and negotiate. These are all important skills to practise in preparing for school.
Sharing recipes from different cultures and family traditions is a great way to encourage children to try new flavours […]

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open days at stangate garden

Open Days at Stangate Garden | 23 May, 27 Jun, 22 Aug & 28 Nov 2021

[ May 23, 2021; June 27, 2021; August 22, 2021; November 28, 2021; ]
Open Days at Stangate Garden
Discover Stangate Garden, one of Adelaide Hill’s best kept secrets.
Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of Australia’s largest […]

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fat tyre festival

Melrose Fat Tyre Festival | 12 & 13 Jun 2021

[ June 12, 2021 to June 13, 2021. ]
Melrose Fat Tyre Festival
Bike Melrose invites you to Melrose for two days of mountain biking, food, music and family-friendly fun.
By supporting this iconic South Australian cycling event, the Fat Tyre Festival is able to exist. The Melrose trail network is built and maintained by passionate people, largely by hand. Registration fees go to help Bike […]

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Da Costa Reserve play space Glenelg East

Da Costa Reserve Playspace Redevelopment | Glenelg East | Opening Jun 2021

Da Costa Reserve Playspace Redevelopment
Work has begun on the redevelopment of the Da Costa Reserve play space at Glenelg East.
When completed, it’ll boast a flying fox, additional monkey bars and more opportunities for toddler play. The works are expected to be complete by the end of May.
The existing Da Costa Reserve Playspace equipment reached the […]

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winter activities for kids in adelaide

25 Things To Do In Winter | Nature Play SA

25 Things To Do In Winter for Adelaide Families
Looking for some fun winter inspiration to get out and about with the kids?
Just because it’s winter it doesn’t mean you have to hibernate until spring!  The days are shorter, temperatures are cooler and it’s wetter underfoot, but Nature Play SA’s list of 25 things to do in winter […]

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Cranston Academy: Monster Zone | In Cinemas 24 Jun 2021

[ June 24, 2021; ]
Cranston Academy: Monster Zone
Cranston Academy: Monster Zone is an animated horror-comedy film featuring the voices of Jamie Bell (as Danny) and Ruby Rose (as Liz).
An intelligent 15-year-old high school student is unexpectedly transferred to a boarding school where he opens a portal of monsters from another dimension. To save the school from havoc of the […]

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Spirit Untamed | In Cinemas 12 Jun 2021

[ June 12, 2021; ]
Spirit Untamed
An epic adventure about a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse, Spirit Untamed is the next chapter in the beloved story from DreamWorks Animation.
Lucky Prescott (Isabela Merced, Dora and the Lost City of Gold) never really knew her late mother, […]

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Camp In for Kids Facing Cancer | 12 Jun 2021

[ June 12, 2021; ]
Camp In for Kids Facing Cancer
Get ready to pitch your tents and roll out your sleeping bags in your living room, backyard or campsite and Camp In for kids facing cancer.
Registrations are now open for Camp Quality’s Camp In, supported by ALDI Australia, on Saturday 12 June 2021. Camp In is a fun, national camping […]

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Victor Harbor WhaleFest | 30 May – 6 Jun 2021

[ May 30, 2021 to June 6, 2021. ]
Victor Harbor WhaleFest
Victor Harbor WhaleFest is a week long program of events celebrating the start of the whale season on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
From Sunday 30 May to Sunday 6 June Victor Harbor will welcome the 2021 season with a Welcome Ceremony, Expo, Science Talks, Junior Whale Spotter Training, and an art trail and painting workshop […]

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little tikes on bikes

Little Tikes on Bikes | Ridgehaven | 26 May & 23 Jun OR 28 May & 25 Jun 2021

[ May 26, 2021; May 28, 2021; June 23, 2021; June 25, 2021; ]
Little Tikes on Bikes
Go along with your little ones for this fun-filled program. 
Make sure to take your child’s bike and helmet. They’ll be able to navigate the mini-road network – with workable traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, a train crossing and roundabout.

Minimal safety information will be delivered as this session is more about children gaining confidence […]

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Little Para Native Forest community planting days

Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days | 22 May, 5 Jun & 1 Aug 2021

[ May 22, 2021; June 5, 2021; August 1, 2021; ]
Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days
City of Salisbury will plant 10,000 trees along the Little Para River corridor.
These plantings will increase canopy cover and understorey within the City of Salisbury to enhance and conserve natural habitat, contribute to quality of life and the natural environment experience for residents and open space users.

As part of […]

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Family Day at Woodstock Wine Estate With Peter Combe | 14 Jun 2021

[ June 14, 2021; ]
Family Day at Woodstock Wine Estate With Peter Combe
See the wonderful Peter Combe perform his fantastically entertaining show on the lawns of the winery for the June long weekend.
The day includes food trucks, wines and of course a special show by Peter Combe. Extra kids’ entertainment includes a roving magician, kids craft fun and more. […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]

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Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games

[ May 2, 2021; May 22, 2021; May 30, 2021; June 12, 2021; July 4, 2021; July 11, 2021; August 1, 2021; 9:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games
Be there as your Adelaide Thunderbirds take to the court in the world’s best national netball competition – Suncorp Super Netball.
The Suncorp Super Netball league was launched in 2017 with all teams based in Australia.  With New Zealand sides no longer contesting in the competition, three new Australian-based […]

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Glow in the Dark Ghost Mushrooms | Mount Gambier | May & Jun 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. ]
Ghost Mushroom Lane in Mount Gambier
Ghost Mushroom Lane is a seasonal forest tourism experience proudly presented during May and June annually.
The Ghost Mushroom Lane visitor site is located within a known mushroom breeding ground, among commercial pine forest near Glencoe, just 16km from Mount Gambier. It is open in May and June, during the annual Ghost […]

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The Winter Village – Ice Skating & Igloos in Adelaide | 14 May – 5 Sep 2021

[ May 14, 2021 to September 5, 2021. ]
The Winter Village in Adelaide
Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Winter Village Adelaide is forced to close from Tuesday 20 July – Tuesday 27 July.
If you had a booking during this time, the organisers will be in contact with you to refund or reschedule your booking. 
The Winter Village is coming to Adelaide and is promising […]

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Wonders from the South Australian Museum | Exhibition Review

Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Review
by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever wondered what’s beyond the five floors of the Museum?
If so, you now have the rare opportunity to find out, through their current free exhibition – Wonders from the South Australian Museum. This is your ideal reason to re-visit all of the wonder and […]

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NIDA Open Drama & Acting Classes for Kids | Adelaide | May – June 2021

Drama & Acting Classes presented by NIDA Open
Dive into Term 2 with drama and acting classes starting soon in Adelaide!
Based on the National Institute of Dramatic Art’s world-renowned training techniques, NIDA Open offers a range of fun and engaging performing arts classes for children in grades 4–12.
Over 8 weeks, each student will learn the techniques […]

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Gathered Design Market | Queens Theatre | 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to April 11, 2021. June 19, 2021 to June 20, 2021. October 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021. ]
Gathered Design Market at the Queens Theatre
If you love supporting local SA designers, artisans + small businesses, Gathered Design Market is for you.
Grab your nearest and dearest and go to the Queens Theatre to experience a market like no other. Acoustic entertainment, creative workshops, delicious food and drink will be on offer, amongst beautifully styled […]

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Wonders from the SA Museum

Wonders: from the South Australian Museum | 10 Apr – 8 Aug 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Free Exhibition
Wonders from the South Australian Museum is a free exhibition showcasing fascinating objects from the Museum’s vast collections, many of which have never been on public display before.
Wonders brings the stories of 165 incredible objects to life from across the Museum’s collection of more than 4 million […]

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Illuminate Adelaide light festival

Illuminate Adelaide | New Annual Winter Light Event | Jun – Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Illuminate Adelaide set to light up Winter in 2021 – Program Highlights
A new annual winter event takes over Adelaide’s city streets, laneways and buildings from June 2021 with light, art installations, immersive technology, music, performance, discussions and ideas. 
Illuminate Adelaide has been launched as a world class event with a distinctively South Australian influence. This festival […]

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Kangaroo Island Western River Cove

Take an Overseas Road Trip to Kangaroo Island | SeaLink Special Offers

 
Take an Overseas Road Trip to Kangaroo Island
Longing for an overseas holiday? Well why not… Hop on the SeaLink ferry and go overseas to Kangaroo Island. Once you arrive in Penneshaw, surrounded by the idyllic calm blue water, you’ll feel like you’re a world away.
Since you’re travelling overseas, you’ll receive your very own #PassportToKI with […]

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Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries Snorkel Events | 2021

[ April 3, 2021; April 10, 2021 to April 13, 2021. May 1, 2021; June 5, 2021; July 3, 2021 to July 4, 2021. July 6, 2021 to July 8, 2021. July 10, 2021 to July 11, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_148067" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Carl Charter[/caption]
Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries Snorkel Events
A series of community snorkel events will be hosted by EMS qualified snorkel leaders and marine biologists in the April school holidays and throughout 2021. 
Participants will be given the chance to discover and explore some of the best snorkel sites for both beginners and […]

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in the heights movie

IN THE HEIGHTS | In Cinemas 24 Jun 2021

[ June 24, 2021; ]
In The Heights | In Cinemas 24 June 2021 
The creator of “Hamilton” Lin- Manuel Miranda and the director of “Crazy Rich Asians” Jon M Chu invite you to a cinematic event, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big… “In the Heights.”
Lights up on Washington Heights…The scent of a cafecito caliente […]

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Half-price Flights for Interstate Travel in Australia | On sale from 1 Apr 2021

Half-price flights for interstate travel in Australia
As part of a $1.2 billion dollar tourism package, the Federal Government will make around 800,000 airline tickets available to Australians at half-price. The incentive is designed to encourage Australians to travel interstate for holidays.
Thirteen destinations around Australia have been included as part of the package, including Kangaroo Island, […]

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Telethon Home Lottery - Closing Soon

TelethonSA Melisi Projects Home Lottery at The Square at Woodville West | 2021

TelethonSA Melisi Projects Home Lottery at The Square at Woodville West
Don’t miss your chance to win a Melisi Projects home at The Square at Woodville West valued at $612,000. Includes a $20,000 Taste Furniture Voucher.
The 2021 TelethonSA Melisi Projects Home Lottery at The Square at Woodville West is now on!
South Australia’s original and longest-running Home […]

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Mercedes College | Where Students Flourish | Orientation Walks in 2021

Mercedes College Adelaide – Nurturing Young Learners
Reception students enrolled at Mercedes College are set-up for lifelong learning through the College’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme.
The co-educational Catholic school incorporates the globally renowned programme with the Australian curriculum to provide students with a world-class education and subjects most relevant to young people today.   The Primary Years […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | 2021

[ July 4, 2021; August 1, 2021; September 5, 2021; October 3, 2021; November 7, 2021; December 5, 2021; ]
START at the Art Gallery of South Australia 
Enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery – an exciting introduction to art for children and their families.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery of South Australia […]

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Holden Heroes: A Retrospective 1948 to 2017 | National Motor Museum | Until Dec 2021

Holden Heroes: A Retrospective 1948 to 2017 Exhibition
The History Trust of South Australia’s National Motor Museum is proud to present some of Holden’s finest and most important machines, never before seen under one roof. 
Holden Heroes: A Retrospective 1948 to 2017 is a showcase of 18 of the most special vehicles from Holden’s Heritage Collection on display at […]

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What’s On This Month for Families & Kids in Adelaide | Adelaide Event Calendar

What’s On This Month for Families & Kids in Adelaide
Your Family Friendly Guide to 2021 in Adelaide
Looking for something to do with the kids this month, or have visitors arriving next month and you want to show them the sights
Play & Go is your FREE family friendly guide to Adelaide and your favourite resource for […]

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MV Morphett Vale Rail

Morphett Vale Railway | Miniature Ride on Trains | Run Days & Review

[ January 24, 2021; February 14, 2021; February 28, 2021; March 14, 2021; March 28, 2021; April 11, 2021; April 25, 2021; May 9, 2021; May 23, 2021; June 13, 2021; June 27, 2021; ]

Morphett Vale Railway Miniature Ride on Trains Review
Set amongst the leafy natural bush landscape in Morphett Vale, south of Adelaide, is the MV Rail organisation who run train rides for countless families on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.
The Morphett Vale Railway will reopen to the public for trains rides from 10 January 2021 
They have needed […]

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Penfield Park Railway Miniature Train Rides – Open Days & Twilight Rides | 2020-21

[ August 30, 2020; September 27, 2020; October 10, 2020; October 25, 2020; November 14, 2020; November 29, 2020; December 12, 2020; January 9, 2021; January 24, 2021; February 13, 2021; February 28, 2021; March 13, 2021; March 28, 2021; April 25, 2021; May 23, 2021; June 27, 2021; ]
Penfield Park Railway Open Days & Twilight Rides
Penfield Park Railway holds open days on the last Sunday of each month, January to November. Also, on the second Saturday during October to March, they hold a twilight open day from 6pm until 9pm.
Open days at Penfield Park Railway have restarted from Sunday 30 August 2020.  SA Health […]

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SA Health & COVID-19 | Where To Get Tested in Adelaide

COVID-19 Testing – how and where to get tested in South Australia
{Updated Sunday 5 December 2021} There are currently 87 COVID testing facilities in South Australia, so if you are displaying even mild symptoms of COVID-19, the advice is to be tested.
Symptoms may include:

fever (a temperature of 37.5˚C or higher) OR chills 
cough
sore throat
tiredness (fatigue)
runny […]

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Best Birthday Party Guide for Kids in Adelaide

Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in Adelaide
Everything you need to find inspiration, cakes, party food and venues to organise the best birthday party for your child!
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you […]

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Alan Cumming announced as new Artistic Director for Adelaide Cabaret Festival | 11 – 16 Jun 2021

[ June 11, 2021 6:00 pm to June 26, 2021 6:00 pm. ]
Adelaide Festival Centre is thrilled to announce acclaimed cabaret and all-round performer, writer and social activist Alan Cumming as the Artistic Director for Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021.
Alan Cumming will be the first-ever international Artistic Director in the festival’s history when Adelaide Cabaret Festival celebrates its 21st anniversary next year.  
His appointment was announced on the […]

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