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Mt Compass Strawberry picking

Pick Your Own Strawberries | Harvest the Fleurieu | Mt Compass

Thanks to our lovely Play & Go friend Rachel & family for sharing these photos with us.
Pick your own strawberries at Mount Compass in the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Harvest the Fleurieu offers delicious sweet juicy strawberries in their ‘pick your own’ patch between late October and late May (depending on the weather).
The patch is open from 9am […]

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David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR | South Australian Museum | 1 Mar – 14 Jul 2019

[ March 1, 2019 to July 14, 2019. ]
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough
David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR is an award-winning fully immersive virtual reality experience produced by Alchemy VR.
In 360 video virtual reality, dive deep beneath the waves on the Great Barrier Reef, sitting next to your guide, David Attenborough.  Taking you through vibrant corals, darting fish and […]

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Saint Ignatius College Family Fun Fair | 30 Mar 2019

[ March 30, 2019; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Roll up, roll up one and all to the Saint Ignatius’ College Family Fun Fair! It’s on again and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever.
The Saint Ignatius’ College Fair is always a fabulous fun day for families and this year’s event is no exception, with plenty of entertainment for all.
The fair has something for […]

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Postponed: Antonov Plane Returns to Adelaide Airport | One of the World’s Biggest Aircraft | 31 Mar – 2 Apr 2019

The return of the Antonov Plane has been postponed.
***Editors note: the Adelaide Airport has not received a Flight Plan for the AN-124 as the airline has rescheduled it’s arrival for later next month.***
The impressive Antonov Plane touches down in Adelaide again for a short window of time. This is the second time it has been here […]

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Point Turton Playspace

Upgraded Point Turton Nature Playspace | Yorke Peninsula | Mar 2019

Point Turton Nature Playspace & Bike Track
After works throughout 2017 and 2018, the upgraded Point Turton Nature Playspace is now open.
The Point Turton Progress Association Playground Committee approached the Yorke Peninsula Council in mid-2016 regarding an upgrade/redevelopment of the Point Turton Playground to incorporate natural playspaces and create a playground that is different to all […]

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Jubilee Way Reserve

Jubilee Way Reserve Upgrade Complete | Wynn Vale | Mar 2019

Jubilee Way Reserve Completed Upgrade
Exciting new equipment, plus a new toilet, shelter and barbecue have been installed at Wynn Vale Jubilee Way Reserve.
The upgrade is thanks to a $150,000 from the Government of South Australia. Jubilee Reserve is a popular, well-used community area adjacent to the Jubilee Community Centre. This beautiful green space aligned with trees leading […]

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AFLW: Grand Final | Adelaide v Carlton | Adelaide Oval | 31 Mar 2019

[ March 31, 2019; 12:30 pm; ]
AFLW: Grand Final – Adelaide v Carlton
Adelaide will host Carlton in a historic Grand Final match on Adelaide Oval on Sunday 31 March 2019.
The Crows booked their spot in the decider and sealed hosting rights with a superb 66-point demolition of Geelong in last Sunday’s preliminary final.  Carlton beat Fremantle by 36 points in Saturday’s other […]

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Hounds of Holdfast | Seacliff | 31 Mar 2019

[ March 31, 2019; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Hounds of Holdfast
Hounds of Holdfast, a free community event celebrating man’s best friend, will be held on Sunday 31 March 2019 at Angus Neill Reserve, Seacliff.
Hosted by the City of Holdfast Bay, the event will feature a doggie market, agility and training demonstrations, live music and food trucks. Take your furry family members down to Seacliff […]

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satdy on goody

Sat’dy on Goody | Goodwood | 30 Mar 2019

[ March 30, 2019; 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Sat’dy on Goody
Saturday mornings are always great for a stroll on Goodwood Road, but even more so on Saturday 30 March 2019.
Enjoy Goodwood Road by going along to decorate an egg for the Goodwood Primary School Fence, get your face painted, and watch a footpath chalk artist at work.

Sat’dy on Goody is a community event […]

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Trinity Baptist Fair

Trinity Baptist Fair | Colonel Light Gardens | 30 Mar 2019

[ March 30, 2019; ]
Trinity Baptist Fair 2019
The Trinity Baptist Fair is a Church Fete full of life, colour and activities for all ages.
Some of the fair’s highlights include delicious home-made produce, bargain pre-loved goods (toys, clothes, books, dvds, brica brac), plants, crafts, jumping castle, face-painting, balloon animals, live entertainment and more.

Trinity Treasure Trail:

Fair-goers can purchase a Trinity Treasure […]

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Adelaide 36ers to Call Adelaide Entertainment Centre Home | 2019

Adelaide 36ers move to Adelaide Entertainment Centre
The Adelaide 36ers will call the Adelaide Entertainment Centre home for the 2019-20 season and beyond, in a coup for South Australian basketball.
The Sixers’ move to the new venue catapults basketball to a central stage allowing larger crowds to watch the sport in a location that is easily accessible […]

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St Peters Fair | Stepney | 30 Mar 2019

[ March 30, 2019; ]
The much loved St Peters Fair returns!
Featuring live entertainment, amusement rides and an array of delicious food and beverages, the free outdoor event will be held at Linde Reserve from 11am until 3pm.

This year’s fair will serve up a feast of fun for children with a range of fun and interactive activities including a petting […]

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Prospect Road Autumn Fair | 31 Mar 2019

[ March 31, 2019; ]
Fall into Autumn at the Prospect Road Autumn Fair on Sunday 31 March at Blackfriars.
A new event for Blackfriars in 2019, the Prospect Road Autumn Fair will bring local vendors, businesses, schools and community groups together to connect with the Blackfriars and Prospect community. The event is being organised and hosted by Blackfriars with support […]

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Earth Hour 2019 | Switch off on 30 Mar 2019

[ March 30, 2019; 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Earth Hour 2019
Switch off to join the future and be part of the world’s largest environmental movement.
Earth Hour is the world’s largest grassroots movement for climate change action. Millions of people in over 180 countries take part in Earth Hour by switching off their lights as a symbolic gesture to show that our planet needs […]

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Ended: WIN a Mega Kytons Bakery Easter Goodies Prize | Mar 2019

WIN a MEGA Kytons Bakery Easter Goodies Prize
It’s not too late to run a Kytons Bakery Easter fundraiser for 2019.
Easter fundraisers are Kytons biggest fundraising drives of the year, so why not get on board and raise some money to help improve your club or school? It’s not too late to apply to run one […]

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royal adelaide autumn horse show

Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show | Adelaide Showground | 30 & 31 Mar 2019

[ March 30, 2019 to March 31, 2019. ]
Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show 2019
The Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show is one of the premier horse events on the South Australian calendar.
Encompassing led and ridden classes, as well as performance and handler events, the Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show will feature a variety of different breeds, including Australian Stock Horses, Clydesdale, Miniature Ponies and […]

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closing the gap day

Closing the Gap Day | Adelaide Showground | 27 Mar 2019

[ March 27, 2019; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Closing the Gap Day
Take part in SA’s biggest Closing the Gap Day at the Adelaide Showground.
Closing the Gap Day is a FREE all-ages event which aims to bring together people from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to share information and take meaningful action in support of achieving Indigenous health equality by 2030.
Highlights will […]

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George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment | Victor Harbor | Mar – Jun 2019

George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most popular family destinations in the region.
The design of the new nature playground is sure to be a hit […]

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Angelique Kidjo WOMADelaide

WOMADelaide 2019 – All the Highlights We Loved This Year

WOMAdelaide 2019 – All the highlights we loved this year and why it’s a world class festival.
As it does every year, the 2019 WOMADelaide event exceeded all expectations and entertained both young and old over the March long weekend. With perfect weather and set amongst the beautiful surroundings of Botanic Park, it was hard to […]

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Silo Art Trail South Australia

Photo credit: Annette Green for Australian Silo Art Trail.
Follow the Silo Art Trail in South Australia
If you happen to be taking a country drive around South Australia, make sure you keep your eyes open for some of the incredible artwork gracing our rural silos.
These amazing artworks have been created by a variety of talented artists […]

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Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema | Khumba Screening | 22 Mar 2019

[ March 22, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema – Khumba
Join the City of Unley and the African Communities Council of SA as they present an evening of African festivities.

At 6pm on Friday 22 March, the Village Green in Unley will come alive with authentic African food, live music, activities for the kids and the incredible movie “Khumba” screened […]

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Antonov Plane at Adelaide Airport | One of the World’s Biggest Aircraft | 15-21 Mar 2019

[ March 15, 2019 to March 21, 2019. ]
See the Antonov Aeroplane at the Adelaide Airport
The impressive Antonov Plane touches down in Adelaide for a short window of time, so if you have a small (or big) kid in the family who loves all things that fly, make sure you take the time to visit the Adelaide Airport to see this aeronautic wonder.
The […]

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Inclusive Playground Coming to Rymill Park – Inspired by Quentin Kenihan

Quentin Inspires Inclusive Playground in Adelaide

Quentin Kenihan was an advocate, actor and filmmaker who passed away in October 2018. Among his many visions, was one for an inclusive playground to be built in the City of Adelaide. The Marshall Liberal Government will honour his vision by providing $1 million to the City of Adelaide to […]

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marshmallow park adelaide

Best Ideas for Free Family Fun in the City of Adelaide

Best ideas for a day of free family fun in the city.
If you are headed to the City of Adelaide for the day and you are looking some free family adventures, there are plenty of places to visit from nature playspaces, parks and gardens to bike tracks and museums.
Marshmallow Playspace and Oxbow Playspace 
Updated only last […]

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We’re Hiring | Review Playgrounds & Shows for Play & Go

We’re looking for writers to review playgrounds and shows for Play & Go
This is a flexible, home-based role, with the freedom to work around your family life. You will be joining an established and trusted, family oriented brand. Established in 2011, Play & Go is the original and longest running independent source for family inspiration […]

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We’re Hiring at Play & Go | Business Development Manager – Position Available

Business Development Manager
We are seeking a part-time Business Development Manager to join the small Play & Go team, dedicated to selling advertising options across all our platforms.
This is a flexible, home-based role, with the freedom to work around your family life. You will be joining an established and trusted, family oriented brand. Established in 2011, […]

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Fignic | Glen Ewin Estate | 31 Mar 2019

[ March 31, 2019; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Fignic at Glen Ewin Estate
Celebrate the fig harvest with a picnic in the orchard with local produce hampers, a full bar, live music and of course all things figgy.
Relax in the Glen Ewin Estate fig orchard while enjoying live music, fig picking, fig cocktails, food stalls and more.
BYO picnic rug.

Tickets:
$85 standard ticket includes:

Entry for […]

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Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide

Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide
If your family loves adventure, there are plenty of places in the city which can cater for the people in your life that love to explore and stay on the move. Whether you are walking, riding or simply hopping around the city, here are some great places where […]

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Morialta Nature Cafe Review Review by Susannah Marks

Morialta Nature Cafe | Review 2019

Morialta Nature Cafe Review
Review by Susannah Marks
Here’s even more reason to visit Morialta Conservation Park – the Morialta Nature Playground now has its own cafe.
We love getting out and about and exploring the trails at Morialta Conservation Park and spotting koalas and (depending on the weather and how well-rested they are) my kids usually do […]

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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations | Adelaide Oval | 17 Mar 2019

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at Adelaide Oval
Enjoy Irish festivities on the Telstra Plaza at Adelaide Oval on St Patrick’s Day. This free event is open to all ages.
Gather your family and friends for a big day of celebrations featuring Irish dancers, live music, traditional food, delicious drinks and much more. There will be plenty of […]

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Harmony Day Fun Fair | Glenelg | 17 Mar 2019

[ March 17, 2019; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Harmony Day Fun Fair
Enjoy an afternoon on Jetty Road, Glenelg at the annual Harmony Day Fun Fair where you can taste a variety of cuisines from around the world.
Grab a snack or a cuppa while you linger in the courtyard garden for live entertainment by talented performers sharing the arts of different cultures.
Make a date […]

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National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence | 15 Mar 2019

[ March 15, 2019; ]
Schools across Australia are being called to get involved and take action on the ninth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA) on Friday 15 March 2019.
The theme for the 2019 NDA is Bullying. No Way! Take action every day.
School registrations are open! Make sure your school is a NDA school and stand united against bullying and violence […]

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redskin soft serve fairy floss fringe

Redskin Candy Soft Serve & Fairy Floss Dessert – A Must For Dessert Lovers at Gluttony | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

Redskin Candy Soft Serve, Fairy Floss & Toasted Marshmallow – Dessert Heaven at Gluttony, Adelaide Fringe
If you love a sweet treat, then this will be right up your alley, especially if you’re a fan of soft serve ice cream. Shibui Dessert have a pop up stall at Gluttony this year with these yummy sweets.
The Redskin […]

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science alive tonsley

Science Alive! & Tonsley Open Day | Free Event | 24 Mar 2019

[ March 24, 2019; ]
Science Alive! & Tonsley Open Day
A partnership between Tonsley and Science Alive!, this FREE family-friendly event gives members of the public the opportunity to see, hear and touch the innovations and technologies being developed or utilised at Tonsley.
In 2008, the last car rolled off the Mitsubishi manufacturing line at Tonsley. Ten years on, the site […]

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national playgroup week

National Playgroup Week | SA Events | 24-30 Mar 2019

[ March 24, 2019 to March 30, 2019. ]
National Playgroup Week 2019
This National Playgroup Week, some South Australian Playgroups are opening their doors to all.
National Playgroup Week is an annual celebration in March of play and Playgroups. All Playgroups or organisations working with families of young children are welcome to take part by hosting their own special open day event to promote Playgroup […]

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ocean festival world tour

Ocean Film Festival World Tour | Capri Theatre | 16 Mar 2019

[ March 16, 2019; ]
Ocean Film Festival World Tour
With a vision to mesmerise and captivate, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface.
Featuring all new films, this carefully curated selection of short films document the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrates the divers, surfers, […]

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Dogapalooza | Dog-Friendly Music Festival | Orphanage Park | Adelaide Fringe | 17 Mar 2019

[ March 17, 2019; ]
Dogapalooza 2019
Dogapalooza is Adelaide’s original dog-friendly mini music festival.
Festival-goers can take their dog, a rug, some drinks or two and chill out to the live tunes while raising funds for independent, no-kill animal rescues. The lineup this year includes Emily Davis, Aidan Jazzy Jones, Jen Lush & Steve Lennox, Banjo Jackson, Toby Brandenburg and Mary […]

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coles quiet hour

Coles Quiet Hour Now in 256 Stores Across Australia | Low Sensory Shopping | Every Tuesday

Coles Quiet Hour
Coles’ low-sensory shopping experience, “Quiet Hour” will now be offered at 256 Coles supermarkets across Australia, tripling the number of stores its offered to customers since the national rollout in 2017.
Coles’ Quiet Hour offers a low-sensory shopping experience that’s easy on the eyes and ears by reducing noise, lighting and distractions instore to […]

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Inside the Walls: A Giant Pop-Up Book Ghost Story | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

Inside the Walls: A Giant Pop-Up Book Ghost Story
Offering a change of pace and encouraging kids to use their imagination, Inside the Walls is a pop up story book brought to life with handmade puppets and creative story telling.
Staged in one of the smaller Gluttony venues, Ukiyo, this unique story book performance uses sound effects, […]

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carmen in the square

Carmen in the Square | Victoria Square | 23 Mar 2019

[ March 23, 2019; 7:30 pm; ]
Carmen in the Square
The world’s most popular opera, Carmen, will take over Adelaide’s Victoria Square, with an unmissable production that will transform the centre of Adelaide into sultry Spain for one night only on Saturday 23 March 2019.
Carmen in the Square, takes opera out of the theatre and into the community as opera lovers and […]

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