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Cancelled, Postponed & Rescheduled Events in Adelaide due to Coronavirus | 2020

Check to see which shows and events in Adelaide have been postponed, cancelled or rescheduled due to Coronavirus.
Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the Australian Government has banned all non-essential indoor and outdoor gatherings (some exemptions permitted). Social distancing is urged and Australians should stay 1.5 metres away from each other. 
As a result, many […]

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RSPCA Urgent Adoption Plea | March 2020

RSPCA South Australia’s Urgent Adoption Plea
Now, more than ever, animals in South Australia need your help. The RSPCA currently have hundreds of animals in their care and due to the current unsettling and turbulent times, volunteer support has fallen along with the donations they desperately rely on to care for animals.
Animal adoptions are slowing. They […]

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How to Wash Your Hands Properly | SA Health Advice

How to Wash Your Hands Properly during COVID-19 Pandemic
FACT: The soap you use does not have to be antibacterial! Regular soap will protect you from Coronavirus if you wash your hands properly. It is how you wash your hands that matters. 
COVID-19, like many other viruses, is held together by a lipid (fatty) membrane. Washing with […]

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Trusted Sources of Information for COVID-19 | 2020

COVID-19 Trusted Sources of Information for South Australians
Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall, has recently posted where you can find trusted sources about COVID-19 for South Australia:
Information about the coronavirus has been spreading rapidly around the internet. It is important to know where you can find trusted sources of information online and not just rumours […]

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New Bluey Showbag | Order Online | Mar 2020

New Bluey Showbag
A New Bluey Showbag has been released and is available to order online. This is a great way to keep little Bluey fans entertained.
The showbag includes an Activity Set, Backpack, Bucket Hat, Cooler Bag, Dress-up Eyebrows, Headband, Masks (4pk), Stickers, Sunglasses, Pencil Case and a handy Tote Bag.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

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Daily Schedule for Families Staying Home | Activity Planner for Kids

Daily Schedule for Families Staying Home – Kids Activity Planner
For any parent who’s decided to socially isolate their children already, or are planning to, Bianca Mitchell is one organised parent who has created a helpful daily schedule.  You may notice a lot of people are creating their own versions at the moment, and we thought […]

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What’s In Your Backyard? | Junior Landcare Kids Competition | Closes 20 Apr 2020

What’s In Your Backyard?
Costa is asking kids across Australia to grab a camera and snap photos of the flora and fauna in their backyard.
Joining forces with Junior Landcare, the popular TV star and Landcare champion has launched the ‘What’s In Your Backyard?’ campaign to encourage the next generation to get outside and document what’s in their […]

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Neighbourly Act of Kindness | Viral Kindness Initiative

Viral Kindness Initiative
Neighbourly Act of Kindness – Do you have relatives, friends or neighbours you are concerned about?
A Cornish woman has come up with a way of helping people who are self-isolating or may be lonely due to the coronavirus crisis and now others around the world are copying the idea.
Becky Wass felt so helpless […]

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Scholastic Learn at Home | Remote Learning Resource for Kindy to Year 12

Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing while at home.
Missing school isn’t easy for both kids and their parents. During the outbreak of the COVID-19, many students will have to stay at home due to social distancing, illness, precautionary self-isolation or quarantine enforcement.
Scholastic are providing simple ways to turn unexpected […]

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Adelaide Festival Centre Performances Suspended until 30 April 2020

Adelaide Festival Centre Performances Suspended until 30 April 2020
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Performances Suspended
Following the declaration of a Public Health Emergency in South Australia, Adelaide Festival Centre venues will close to the public and all performances will be suspended from midnight 17 March 2020 until the 30th of April 2020.
All theatres, venues, bars and the […]

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Coles & Woolworths Response to Ensure Supplies for All Australians | 16 Mar 2020

What are our major supermarkets doing to keep up with demand during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia?
Coles and Woolworths have created new policies to ensure household supplies for all Australians. The ongoing concerns around Covid-19 have created panic amongst shoppers who have stripped shelves of basic household staples.
Coles and Woolworths have responded by introducing new measures […]

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Brownhill Creek Recreation Park | Mitcham | Review

Brownhill Creek Recreation Park at Mitcham | Review
Looking to escape somewhere quiet? Try a nature hike at Mitcham’s Brownhill Creek Recreation Park.
by Carla Caruso
Last weekend, my family and I headed to Brownhill Creek Recreation Park for a leisurely hour-long wander. We parked just past the Brownhill Creek Tourist Park and road bridge and stuck to […]

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Ended: WIN a Disney ‘Frozen 2’ DVD

WIN a Disney “Frozen 2” DVD
Bring the Frozen 2 magic home and keep singing all your favourite songs. Bonus features include a sing-along version of the film plus exclusive content, including outtakes, deleted scenes and songs, and much more! 
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Frozen 2” has melted hearts around the world, becoming the No. 1 animated feature […]

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Disney Frozen 2 now on Disney+ | 17 Mar 2020

Disney Frozen 2 now on Disney+ in Australia
The Walt Disney Company has decided to release their animated blockbuster Frozen 2 early due to the  global pandemic of COVID-19.
In Frozen 2, now the number one animated movie of all time, Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister Anna embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of […]

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Giraffe Safari Animal Experience | Monarto Safari Park | Review

The Giraffe Safari Animal Experience at Monarto Safari Park will leave you with life long memories of these majestic animals.
Be prepared to be licked by a ginormous giraffe as they gently loop their blue tongue around a carrot held out by even the littlest hands.
As soon as we arrived at Monarto we checked into the […]

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Earth Hour | Switch off on 28 Mar 2020

The Year Everything Changes – Earth Hour 2020
Switch off to join the future and be part of the world’s largest environmental movement.
The impacts of the climate emergency are being felt across our country more than ever before. This summer alone:

Over 12 million hectares of Australian land burnt during an extended fire season.
Over 1.25 billion native […]

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Just Jonnies Apple Picking | Harrisville Orchards | Mar 2020

Just Jonnies – Apple Picking at Harrisville Orchards
Just Jonnies is a new apple picking event at Harrisville Orchards in Lenswood. 
Their first apple picking event “Just Jonnies” will be on Saturday 14 March 12pm until 4pm and again on Sunday 15 March from 12pm until 4pm. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for future pick […]

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Dignity Drive | Share the Dignity | March 2020

Share the Dignity – Donate Pads & Tampons
Share the Dignity is a women’s charity, aiming to give women the dignity they deserve. Twice a year, in March and August, they ask the public to donate pads, tampons, period underwear and menstrual cups to their #DignityDrives across the country.
They have collection points in Woolworths stores and […]

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Botanica Lumina | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Mar – Oct 2020

Botanica Lumina – See the Garden in a New Light
Be enchanted by Adelaide Botanic Garden after dark with Botanica Lumina, a curated program of evening events that will keep you entertained through the cooler months.
Immerse yourself in live music, art installations, film events, heritage tours, botanically inspired food tastings and science events under a magical […]

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Uraidla Sustainability Fair | Uraidla Showgrounds | 15 Mar 2020

Uraidla Sustainability Fair 2020
The Uraidla Sustainability Fair aims to inspire ways to be a little (or a lot!) more sustainable, every day. This is a community event with lots of fun and activities for everyone.
IMPORTANT UPDATE 14 MARCH 2020:
 
Following the Federal Government announcement banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to […]

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ENDED: WIN a Giraffe Safari and Family Pass to Monarto Safari Park

WIN a Giraffe Safari and Family Pass to Monarto Safari Park
Winner: E Stuart
How would you like to hand feed a ginormous giraffe at Monarto Safari Park?
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be knee-high to a giraffe? Experience the thrill of hand-feeding a majestic male giraffe in a beautiful, rarely-seen area of Monarto Safari […]

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Melanoma March Adelaide | Henley Square | 22 Mar 2020

Melanoma March – Take steps to beat this killer disease.
Melanoma March Adelaide will commence from the beachside of Henley Square and walk north along the pedestrian walkway to Grange Jetty.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
Following the Federal Government announcement this afternoon banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to slow […]

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The Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair | Tonsley | 22 Mar 2020

Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair 2020
The Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair is designed to spark the curiosity for science and STEM in all of us, with plenty of hands-on fun along the way. Enjoy a range of science shows, Virtual Reality, native animals, robots, nature craft, and slime ALL FREE!
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020: […]

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Mr. Snot Bottom’s Horrible, Terrible, Really, Really Bad, Bad Show | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Mr. Snot Bottom – is his Fringe show really that terrible, horrible and really really bad?
By Brooke Hendry
★★★★ 4 stars for nauseating comedy that made our faces sore from laughter
Looking for a downright disgustingly hilarious show to cap off the Adelaide Fringe for another year?
If your kids (and you too!) think that pop-offs, boogers, poo […]

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Onward Movie Review | In Cinemas 2 Apr 2020

Onward movie review | in cinemas 2 April 2020
Primary schoolkids – and beyond – will love Pixar’s latest original feature, starring two teen elves and celebs like Chris Pratt, Tom Holland and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
by Carla Caruso
Onward is the latest offering from Disney and Pixar (think Toy Story, Cars, Finding Dory), so you know you’re in […]

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The African Elephant of My Heart: Dance Extravaganza | Adelaide Fringe | Review

The African Elephant of My Heart: Dance Extravaganza kids’ show at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★ 4 Stars for animal-tastic fun for juniors
Ever wondered what your ‘animal spirit guide’ might be? While it sounds a bit Hollywood, the concept actually stems from a Native American tradition.
‘Totem animals’ are said to be animal guides […]

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Peter Helliar – Loopy | Adelaide Fringe Review

Peter Helliar’s Loopy – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★½ – 4½ Stars for humankind hilarity
‘Loopy’ is the name of Peter Helliar’s latest Fringe show – a collection of his reflections about life, from the million things in a (near) middle aged life that have to be set in place before some sexy time can begin […]

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Nath Valvo: Chatty Cathy | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Nath Valvo’s Chatty Cathy comedy show at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★ ½ – 4.5 Stars for relatable LOLs for parents
I can thank my mum for putting me onto the comic fun that is Melbourne’s Nath Valvo. She cracked up over a TV skit he performed about his own mother saying, “I just […]

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Uraidla Hotel | Family Friendly Dining | Adelaide Hills | Review

The Uraidla Hotel – Family Friendly Pub in the Adelaide Hills
The Uraidla Hotel is a beautiful pub in the Adelaide Hills where you will always receive a warm welcome, fresh food and there’s space for the kids to play.
The Uraidla Hotel has undergone a massive transformation in the last few years and it is a […]

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SA Water Smart Irrigation & Real-time Temperature Tracking | 2020

SA Water Cooling the Community
Families, fitness fanatics and outdoor lovers can now track down their coolest local park or playground using real-time temperature data, in SA Water’s new program increasing liveability in our urban environment.
SA Water have been working collaboratively with local councils to develop A “smart irrigation” package to provide up to date irrigation […]

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National Railway Museum | Port Adelaide | Review

Take a journey into railway history at the National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide.
by Katrina Gogel
Train enthusiasts big and small will be wowed by Australia’s largest undercover railway museum, which houses over 100 exhibits within two huge pavilions. It is a fun place for young families and the serious train buff – with a wide […]

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An Evening with Fiona O’Loughlin & Mickey D | Adelaide Fringe Review

Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review – An Evening with Fiona O’Loughlin & Mickey D
by Cath Leo
★★★½ – 3½ Stars for Fiona’s farewell to the Fringe
Fiona O’Loughlin has been a stalwart of the Australian comedy scene and first appeared at the Adelaide Fringe 20 years ago! Her current show is also her farewell to the Fringe and she […]

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Animal Experiences | Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park

Animal Experiences at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park
Editor’s Note: It has been announced that due to the escalating impact of COVID-19 it is necessary for Adelaide Zoo (and Monarto Safari Park) to temporarily close their doors from 5pm, 25 March 2020.
In response to the current situation:

Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park will be closed […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Trolls World Tour & Prize Pack | In Cinemas 26 Mar 2020

Trolls World Tour – In Cinemas 17 September 2020
Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in an all-star sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit: Trolls World Tour. In an adventure that will take them well beyond what they’ve known before, Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that they are but one of six different Troll […]

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St Peters Fair | Stepney | 28 Mar 2020

[ March 28, 2020; ]
The much loved St Peters Fair returns!
St Peters Fair will again serve up a feast of fun for families and friends with live music, delicious food, and an oval full of free children’s entertainment.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:

Following the Federal Government announcement this afternoon banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in […]

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FOALS: what kids love about South Australia | Adelaide Fringe Photo Exhibition | 20 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ March 2, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
A Photography Exhibition by Kids about South Australia
FOALS is a photography exhibition by South Australian kids that provides a small glimpse into how each child sees their world.
The exhibition will feature photographs taken by children across the state, celebrating what they love about the place they live from the ordinariness of everyday life to the […]

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Harmony Week | 15-21 Mar 2020

[ March 15, 2020 to March 21, 2020. ]
20 Year Anniversary of Harmony Celebrations
Harmony Week is a time to celebrate Australian multiculturalism, and the successful integration of migrants into our community.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
 
Following the Federal Government announcement banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to slow the spreading of COVID-19, some events may be cancelled or postponed […]

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Passenger Ferry Fare Discount to Kangaroo Island | Offer Ends 31 Aug 2020

Passenger Ferry Fare Discount to Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island still needs your support. Plan a trip, pack your bag and make your way to KI with 25% off* passenger fares for travel from 1st June to 31st August 2020.
The message is clear. Kangaroo Island is well and truly open for business and there is still so […]

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Patch Theatre | The Lighthouse | Adelaide Festival | Review

 
Patch Theatre The Lighthouse | Review
Patch Theatre Director, Geoff Cobham and his team have created The Lighthouse, a unique series of light installations which are beautiful and mesmerising. 
The historic Queens Theatre has been divided into a series of rooms, each housing a different light installation. There is a sense of anticipation and intrigue as […]

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Heroes & Villains Roller Skating Disco | Ingle Farm Recreation Centre | 14 Mar 2020

[ March 14, 2020; ]
Heroes & Villains Themed Saturday Night Roller Skating Disco
Join Ingle Farm Recreation Centre on Saturday 14 March for their next themed roller skating disco.
Make sure you come dressed up as your favourite hero or villain for chances to win best dressed!
All children aged under 16 need to be supervised by an adult at all times. […]

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