june 2024 Articles

Touched by Olivia Playathon | Jun & Jul 2024

Play as much as you can this June & July with the Touched by Olivia (TBO) Playathon.
Make a difference to Aussie kids who don’t get to play. The TBO Playathon inspires everyone to take the play challenge throughout the months of June and July and increase the amount of time they are committing to […]

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Ended: WIN A Family Pass to BRIXPO LEGO® Event in Adelaide

South Australia’s largest fan-built LEGO® exhibition, BRIXPO is on for two days only during the July school holidays.
Immerse yourself in the magic of LEGO® creations crafted by talented builders from all over Australia.  Explore the interactive zone, brimming with LEGO® play tables, remote control cars, racing ramps, and more, ensuring an experience that’s as hands-on […]

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Family-friendly Winter Getaway at The Retreat – West Beach Parks

When you think of a beach holiday, you often think sand, surf – and sun.
But have you ever considered going to a beachside resort in the middle of winter?
We recently had a family getaway at The Retreat at West Beach Parks and it completely flipped our idea of a beach holiday on its head.
Review by […]

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Red Nose Clothing Collection & Recycling Program | Donations Needed

Book your FREE Collection of Pre-loved Clothing & Household Goods.
The Red Nose Clothing Collection & Recycling Program is a social enterprise run by Red Nose.  They collect donations of pre-loved clothes and household goods in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia and then resell or recycle them through their retail shops in partnership with Savers. […]

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Secondhand Bike Sale | Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc. | 29 Jun 2024

Lighthouse Youth Projects Second-hand BUY ONE GET ONE FREE Bike Sale & BBQ.
Looking for a new to you bicycle? Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc are holding another of their popular bicycles sales at their location in Port Adelaide on Saturday 29 June 2024 where you can BUY ONE SECONDHAND BIKE and GET ONE FREE!
Pick out any […]

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Salisbury Aquatic Centre | Opens 24 Jun 2024

[ June 24, 2024; ]
The Salisbury Recreation Precinct is due to reopen as the exciting new Salisbury Aquatic Centre on Monday 24 June 2024.
Redevelopment of the Salisbury Aquatic Centre, which is nestled within the picturesque natural setting of Happy Home Reserve,  is co-funded by the Government of South Australia.  The new and improved facility will provide a diverse range […]

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Family Fun Day | DoughBalls Pizza Rundle Place | 29 Jun 2024

[ June 29, 2024; ]
Family Fun Day and Kids Eat Free offer at DoughBalls Rundle Place.
On the last Saturday in June DoughBalls Pizza will be holding one of their fabulous Family Fun Days at their brand new Rundle Place location.

Between 12pm and 3pm on Saturday 29 June 2024 you can book a table and take advantage of their Kids […]

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Walking Through a Songline Exhibition | FREE Immersive Exhibition | Salisbury Community Hub | 20 Jun-31 Jul 2024

[ June 20, 2024 to July 31, 2024. ]
Walking Through a Songline Exhibition: NOW OPEN at the Salisbury Community Hub!
Get ready for an extraordinary journey into Australia’s rich cultural heritage with the ‘Walking Through a Songline’ exhibition, is now open at the Salisbury Community Hub from 20 June to 31 July 2024. This immersive, free, all-ages exhibition promises a unique experience where ancient […]

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The Alchemists’ Kitchen | Brighton | Review

Enjoy pizzas with a unique flair at the newly renovated Alchemists’ Kitchen on Jetty Road, Brighton.
The space has recently received a refresh with modern, sleek décor and stylish furniture. There’s now a variety of seating including barstools and benches alongside bigger tables. The golden wood-fire oven remains the centrepiece, where you can watch the chefs […]

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World Giraffe Day | 21 Jun 2024

[ June 21, 2024; ]
Join Adelaide Zoo or Monarto Safari Park in celebrating a spot-tacular day on Friday 21 June 2024… it’s World Giraffe Day!
Plan your day out and go along dressed in spots, something yellow or your favourite orange outfit to raise awareness for this bold and beautiful animal.

At Monarto Safari Park there will be a free finger […]

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National Take Your Dog to Work Day | 21 Jun 2024

[ June 21, 2024; ]
‘National Take Your Dog to Work Day’ is a wonderful oppawtunity to experience the joys of pets in the workplace and recognise the invaluable role pets play in our lives.
National Take Your Dog to Work Day this year is Friday 21 June 2024.  Besides an endless supply of cuddles, taking your dog to work is […]

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Victor Harbor Science Fair | 30 Jun 2024

[ June 30, 2024; ]
The Victor Harbor Science Fair, presented by the Science Collective, aims to delight and engage with all ages and is part of the amazing range of events at the Winter Whale Fest.
Marvel at SciFiBri’s Fire & Froth shows, get up close with wildlife at the Animals Anonymous show and display and immerse yourself in marine […]

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Toasty Tunes | City of Unley Free Family-Friendly Events

[ June 23, 2024; July 20, 2024; August 11, 2024; August 25, 2024; ]
Enjoy Toasty Tunes this Winter around the City of Unley.
Join your local community this Winter for Unley’s Toasty Tunes events in Black Forest, Goodwood, Fullarton and Parkside.

Take the whole family along to a free, family-friendly, pop-up event and keep warm with $2 hot beverages and delicious $3 cheese toasties – all while being entertained with […]

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Free Basketball Jam | John McVeity Centre | 23 June 2024

[ June 23, 2024; ]
Go along and flex your skills at John McVeity Centre’s FREE Basketball Jam!
Who’s the basketball GOAT is it Jordan … Lebron… YOU?

Get some friends together and join the fun on Sunday 23 June 2024 for a 3×3 basketball comp. There will also be family activities, skills n’ drills, coaching, food and music to enjoy.

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Toddler Takeover | South Australian Museum | 28 & 30 Jun 2024

[ June 28, 2024; June 30, 2024; ]
Twice a month, the South Australian Museum will be bringing STEM activities and games into the Discovery Centre and inviting their youngest visitors to explore the space.
Get curious and ready to explore!  Guide your child to explore through hands on activities during Toddler Takeover mornings at the South Australian Museum.  Read a story together, […]

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Happy Days at IKEA Adelaide | Half Price Family Dining

Make the most of Fridays at IKEA with half price dining for the whole family.
Every Friday after 11am IKEA Family Members can enjoy half price on any mains in the Swedish Restaurant.  Dishes include meatballs, roast chicken, salmon, chicken parmigiana and vegetable curry.  The discounted dishes range from just $5 to $8 each. Plus, during […]

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A Symphony | Australian Calisthenics Theatre Company | 29 & 30 June 2024

[ June 29, 2024 to June 30, 2024. ]
Experience the breathtaking fusion of artistry and athleticism with the Australian Calisthenics Theatre Company’s latest masterpiece, ‘A Symphony’.
The debut production from the Australian Calisthenics Theatre Company will be nothing short of a visual and physical spectacular as 63 of South Australia’s leading calisthenics dancers join forces with guest singer Tim Campbell and a live orchestra […]

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Sammy & the Magic of Photosynthesis | by Nina Neme

Join the Eco-Heroes on their mission to save the Earth, one adventure at a time!
Get ready to meet Sammy, the adventurous seed! She’s about to embark on an incredible journey where the magic of photosynthesis comes alive before your eyes!
In this captivating tale, you’ll dive into the world of plants and discover the amazing process […]

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Ended: WIN a Barossa Valley Chocolate Company Dome Dining Experience & Rocky Road Making Workshop

WIN A Winter ChocFest Dome Dining Experience & Rocky Road Making Workshop at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company
Chocolate lovers will be able to indulge their sweetest desires in the cosiest of natural settings this July when the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company hosts Winter ChocFest, South Australia’s most delicious mid-year festival that returns in 2024 with a […]

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Kids Winter Disco for Under 5’s | Goodwood | 29 Jun 2024

[ June 29, 2024; ]
Get ready to dance, twirl, and giggle your way through a magical Winter Disco – all for a wonderful cause.
The Kids Winter Disco is a fundraiser for the Goodwood Community Childcare Centre.  Step on to the dance floor where every twirl and twist helps brighten the future for the community’s little ones.  It isn’t just […]

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Tips for Keeping Electricity Costs Down | Energy Saving Checklist for Families

Discover handy tips for keeping electricity costs down and create an energy saving checklist for kids to use at home.
We need electricity to power our appliances, laptops, lights at night, heating in winter, cooling in summer and not to mention charging the endless family devices. Many families find their household electricity costs increase significantly in […]

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Encore Winter Activation Series | McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast region | 1 Jun – 31 Aug 2024

Fire up with Encore’s program of great winter entertainment!
No need for winter blues! Onkaparinga’s Encore program promises fabulous, fired-up entertainment this winter right across the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast region.
Warm up with fire pits, live music, art classes, epicurean adventures, fine wine, sustainable shopping, and – yes – Christmas in July.
And keep an eye […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Panda Bear In Africa | In Cinemas 27 Jun 2024

In this endearing coming-of-age story, a fun and adventurous young Panda, Pang, travels from China to Africa to rescue his best friend, Jielong the Dragon, who has been kidnapped.
On his journey he discovers a world completely unknown to him and faces frightening hippos, suspicious hyenas and wise gorillas. Relying on his wits (and some newfound […]

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PAE Youth Nights | The Lights Community & Sports Centre

[ June 14, 2024; ]
Go along and hang out in a safe space and be part of a cool, growing community in Lightsview.  Kids aged 12-17 can make new friends, join in on fun activities and try new experiences within the Youth Group.
The Lights Community & Sports Centre hosts a Youth Night once a month on a Friday from […]

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Circus Rio Carnival | Adelaide, Elizabeth & Mt Barker | 28 Jun – 18 Aug 2024

With a brand-new cast and a brand-new show, Circus Rio is bringing together a unique team of internationally acclaimed performers to Adelaide for the July school holidays, followed by Elizabeth and Mount Barker.
The Circus Rio spectacular is heading back to South Australia to showcase acts from around the globe. Bringing you a cast of internationally […]

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Hire a Free Trolley | Adelaide Central Market

Need a hand during your Market shop? Hire a FREE Trolley!
Did you know the Adelaide Central Market now offers FREE trolley hire to assist with your Market shop?
Visit The Market Stall, located at the central Gouger Street entrance, to hire a trolley and take the load off as you walk around and shop for […]

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SA Sports Voucher Program | 2 Vouchers per Child per year from 2025

The Sports Vouchers program provides an opportunity for school-aged children in South Australia from Reception to Year 9 to receive a discount on sports or dance membership/registration fees and learn to swim programs.  In 2025 it will also include music lessons.
Peter Malinauskas has announced the school sports vouchers program will DOUBLE to two $100 vouchers […]

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A European Winter at the Adelaide Central Market

As the days grow shorter and the nights cooler, Adelaide Central Market is transforming into a winter wonderland, offering a taste of Europe and a warm welcome to beat the winter chill.
As winter approaches, Adelaide Central Market is warming up with an Oliebollen and Apple Beignet pop up, inspired by the European street scenes of […]

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Eco Detectives | Free Educational Minecraft Game

Creating the building blocks for young conservationists: Zoos launch Eco Detectives in Minecraft Education.
An innovative collaboration between zoos across Australia and New Zealand, Microsoft AUS/NZ, and expert game developers Team Workbench in Amsterdam has resulted in Eco Detectives, a Minecraft computer game. This game empowers students to act as conservationists in their local ecosystems using […]

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Largs Bay Foreshore Ice Cream Themed Playspace | Playground Upgrade | Open Jun 2024

The exciting new Largs Bay Ice Cream themed playspace is now open! Featuring a giant ice cream and glistening giant cherries, this playspace has a focus on inclusive play equipment and offers plenty of  opportunities for different ages and abilities.
The new playspace will be complemented by the ‘changing places facility’ being constructed in 2024 as […]

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