may 2015 Articles

Last Friday in North Adelaide | Discover the Orient on O’Connell | 29 May 2015

[ May 29, 2015; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Discover the Orient on O’Connell
Last Friday in North Adelaide |  May 29th, 4-8pm

The Last Friday in North Adelaide is presented by the North Adelaide Precinct Association, and is held in conjunction with Street Eat in North Adelaide.  There’s food tasting and activities for the kids and as the name suggests, it’s held on the last […]

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CanDance for a Cure | 30 May 2015

[ May 30, 2015; 7:00 pm; ]
CanDance for a Cure
Started in 2010 by Rachel Adcroft after her husband had passed away from a brain tumour, CanDance for a Cure is a huge dancing concert with 1,000 dancers, with performers coming together to raise funds for cancer research.

Now in its sixth year and after raising over $100k the next show is at […]

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Are you a Play & Go parent who enjoys getting out with the kids and is regularly on our website looking for fun activities and events? Do you want a flexible part-time position working from home to fit in with your family life? You can read more about Play […]

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Party by the Pool | SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | May – Nov 2015

[ May 29, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. June 19, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. July 8, 2015; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. July 31, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. August 21, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. October 7, 2015; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. October 30, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. November 27, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Party by the Pool!
Join the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre for a Party by the Pool session featuring a live DJ, competitions, games and prizes to be won.
Bring the family along for a swim, kick back on the pool toys, or climb and slide on Splash Park (their interactive water playground) while you enjoy the latest tunes […]

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20 Ways with Nature Play ebook | Winter Edition Available Now | It’s Play Time in the Adelaide Park Lands

20 Ways with Nature Play ebook

Winter Edition Available Now to Download

It’s play time, in Adelaide’s largest shared back yard!
Adelaide City Council is committed to shaping and enhancing natural play spaces that will inspire, engage and challenge children, and help families connect, socialise and be active!
This FREE ebook features great locations as well as tried and […]

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Meadows F.C. Fireworks Night | 30 May 2015

[ May 30, 2015; 7:30 pm; ]
 Meadows Football Club Fireworks Night
The Meadows Football Club are holding their Fireworks Night on Saturday 30 May 2015. There will be a DJ playing music from 6.15pm and will be playing again after the fireworks at 7.30pm. There will be glow sticks, glow bands and other products available. It’s on at the Meadows Oval and […]

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Reconciliation Week Storytime & Free Art Workshops | 28 May – 6 June 2015

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June) with the City of Holdfast Bay’s NRW events.
Reflect on our shared histories, contributions and achievements and participate in one of these local events.
COME, HEAR SOME STORIES (PRESCHOOLERS)

11am – 11.45am Thursday 28 May 2015  |  Brighton Library
11am – 11.45am Tuesday 2 June 2015  |  Glenelg Library
Enjoy storytelling […]

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Feed the Frogs Centenary Planting Day | 31 May 2015

[ May 31, 2015; ]
Feed the Frogs Centenary Planting Day
The Friends of Black Hill and Morialta  |  Celebrating World Environment Day and the Centenary of Morialta
Join the Friends of Black Hill and Morialta and help out by putting the plants in the ground for Morialta’s Fourth Creek Project.  Come along and help restore the local habitat, browse the historic images of Morialta exhibition and […]

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Library and Information Week | 25-31 May 2015

[ May 25, 2015 6:00 pm to May 31, 2015 6:00 pm. ]
Library and Information Week 2015
If you haven’t taken advantage of the fabulous services at your local library yet, or want to find out more about what they offer the community, make a note to visit during Library and Information Week taking place from the 25th to 31st of May 2015.  The 2015 LIW theme is […]

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Up The Creek Again! Family Fun Day | 31 May 2015

[ May 31, 2015; ]
Up The Creek Again! Family Fun Day
Join Friends of ‪‎Cobbler‬ Creek Recreation Park and help them celebrate 25 years with a Family Fun Day on Sunday 31 May 2015.
The official opening will be at 10.30am followed by a guided nature walk at 11am.
Come along and enjoy:

food stalls
scouts
mountain bike trails to explore
face painter
CFS display
geocache information
gemstones to find
Trees […]

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Steampunk Festival | National Railway Museum | 30 & 31 May 2015

[ May 30, 2015 to May 31, 2015. ]
Steampunk Festival ’15
Steampunk: A sub-genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery, especially in a setting inspired by industrialised Western civilisation during the 19th century (Oxford English Dictionary).
Think corsetry and top hats, steam-powered computers and robots, H.G. Wells and Jules Verne with a modernistic twist!

Dress in your best Steampunk finery and enjoy a weekend […]

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20 Ways with Nature Play at the Park Lands | Winter Edition to be launched soon

The Winter Edition of the Adelaide City Council’s FREE ’20 ways with Nature Play’ ebook will launch very soon!
Sign up to their Nature Play e-newsletter and be the first to know when it’s ready for download.
Sign up HERE.

Adelaide City Council is committed to shaping and enhancing natural play spaces that will inspire, engage and challenge […]

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Kids Movie & Disco | Under Age Rage & Movie | May – July 2015

[ May 29, 2015; 6:45 pm; June 5, 2015; 6:45 pm; July 3, 2015; 6:00 pm; ]
Wallis Cinemas hold regular Movie & Disco Night sessions for primary school age children (5-12 year olds) across their various venues. The choice of movie is suitable for this age group and the movie, dates and times vary at each location.  Kids can enjoy a dance with their friends before sitting down to watch the […]

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The Heights Observatory | Public Viewing Nights 2015

[ May 22, 2015; 8:00 pm; June 26, 2015; 8:00 pm; July 24, 2015; 8:00 pm; August 21, 2015; 8:00 pm; ]

The Heights Observatory is a joint facility operated in conjunction with The Heights School located at Modbury Heights, north east of Adelaide.

The observatory is primarily used by school students to gain hands-on experience with their Astronomy studies, but the Society also holds public viewing nights once a month.
Public Viewing Nights
Public viewing nights at The Heights Observatory […]

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Round 2 – 2015 Australian Kart Championship | 22-24 May 2015

[ May 22, 2015 to May 24, 2015. ]
Round Two of the 2015 Australian Kart Championship
More than 200 of Australia’s best kart racers will head to the Monarto Karting Complex in South Australia this weekend to compete in Round Two of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE.
It will be the first time that the international classes of KZ2, KF2 […]

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National Reconciliation Week | 27 May – 3 Jun 2015

National Reconciliation Week 2015
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June.
The dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey—the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision. The week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures […]

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Ended: WIN the Chance for Your Child to Release Rapunzel’s Lantern at Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream | Sunday 14 June 2015

Disney On Ice presents ‘Dare to Dream’
Friday 12 June to Sunday 14 June 2015 at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Classic meets contemporary in Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream! Join your favourite Disney Princesses in a celebration of 75 years of Disney Princess stories, including two-modern day princesses, Rapunzel and Tiana; the always elegant Cinderella; […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Argus at the Come Out Children’s Festival

Argus
By Dead Puppet Society

When Argus’s friends are taken away by the rubbish truck he determines to find them, no matter what. What follows is an epic and dangerous quest and Argus travels across the desert, snow, space and the ocean to find his friends and rescue them. On his adventure he encounters seals, spacepeople, sharks, […]

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International Museum Day | 18 May 2015

[ May 18, 2015; ]
For the 37th year running, the worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on May 18th 2015. On this day, participating museums plan creative events and activities related to the International Museum Day theme, engage with their public and highlight the importance of the role of museums as institutions that serve society and its […]

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Family Flix Drive-In | May to July 2015

[ June 6, 2015; 5:00 pm; June 13, 2015; 5:00 pm; June 20, 2015; 5:00 pm; June 27, 2015; 5:00 pm; July 11, 2015; 5:00 pm; July 18, 2015; 5:00 pm; July 25, 2015; 5:00 pm; ]
Wallis Mainline Drive-In are once again holding special Saturday movie nights dedicated for families. They open an hour before the movie starts so you can get there early and enjoy a relaxed dinner before sitting back to watch the large outdoor screen. Pack the car with pillows and blankets along with foldable chairs and even […]

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History Explorer | Migration Museum | 31 May 2015

[ May 31, 2015; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
CULTURESPACE | History Explorer
Come to the Migration Museum on the last Sunday in May and become a History Explorer.
Drop in for an afternoon of fun as we explore the galleries of the Migration Museum with a series of interactive activities designed especially for families.
Have fun with history while playing detective, explorer and creator of your […]

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Morgan Living River Weekend | 16 & 17 May 2015

[ May 16, 2015 to May 17, 2015. ]
The Morgan Living River Weekend is a celebration of traditional putt putt boats, music, games and famous Morgan hospitality.
Held on the beautiful Morgan riverfront just two hours from Adelaide, come along and enjoy various river related activities including water demonstrations, stalls and trade displays, dinghy rowing race, tug of war and many other traditional games.
The PS […]

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Street Food Party | Flinders Street Market | 16 & 17 May 2015

[ May 16, 2015 to May 17, 2015. ]
Street food lovers unite for this tiny special event weekend devoted to tasty cuisine of the world!
Street food is ready-to-eat food or drinks sold by colourful hawkers or charismatic vendors, often from a portable food booth, food cart or food truck. Everybody loves it because it is cheap, exotic and soooo tasty!
Come down to the […]

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Music for Little Monkeys | Something on Saturday | 16 May 2015

[ May 16, 2015; 11:00 am; ]

Music for Little Monkeys
By The Mudcakes
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

The Mudcakes celebrate and sing about the delicious ups and downs of family life: the wonders of new teeth, hugging, potty training and all those things that parents and kids go through. They perform original songs in a range of music styles including Hawaiian, bluegrass, rock, […]

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Adelaide Reptile & Frog Expo | 16 & 17 May 2015

[ May 16, 2015 to May 17, 2015. ]
Adelaide Reptile & Frog Expo
The Adelaide Reptile & Frog Expo is an educational and commercial expo open to the public for anyone interested in reptiles, frogs or invertebrates.

Many different organisations will be represented over the two days displaying and selling reptiles, frogs, invertebrates and accessories for them.  There will be a kids area, face painting, photos, […]

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Masquerade | 20-31 May 2015

In a wonderous world of riddles and hidden treasure, bumbling Jack Hare is on a race against time to deliver a message of love from the Moon to the Sun.
Far, far away in a world just like ours, a mother cheers her son Joe with the tale of Jack Hare’s adventure. But when Jack’s mission […]

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Making Paper Planes | Indoor Activity

Have you seen the fabulous Australian movie Paper Planes? If you did then your kids (like mine) may be inspired to make their own paper planes. Like us, you may have found your supply of white A4 paper disappearing constantly. Even if you haven’t seen the movie paper plane making is a great creative activity […]

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Argus | Come Out Children’s Festival | 23 to 24 May 2015

[ May 23, 2015 10:30 am to May 24, 2015 10:30 am. ]

Argus
By Dead Puppet Society

When Argus’s friends are taken away by the rubbish truck he determines to find them, no matter what. What follows is an epic and dangerous quest and Argus travels across the desert, snow, space and the ocean to find his friends and rescue them. On his adventure he encounters seals, spacepeople, sharks, […]

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Big Family Weekend | Come Out Children’s Festival | 23 & 24 May 2015

 

Big Family Weekend  | Come Out Children’s Festival
A weekend full of performances, workshops, arts and crafts for the whole family.
CLICK HERE for the Map and Schedule of Events you can print.
The Big Family Weekend will take over Adelaide Festival Centre and surrounds with a host of FREE activities including:

Free Popeye and Paddleboat rides on The […]

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Nursery | Come Out Children’s Festival | 25 to 29 May 2015

[ May 25, 2015; 2:00 pm; May 26, 2015 10:30 am to May 29, 2015 10:30 am. ]

Nursery
By Sally Chance Dance
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre in association with the State Library of South Australia

Commissioned in association with Out of the Box Festival, QPAC. Produced by Insite Arts.

Enter the Nursery, a safe and special play space where delight is devised moment by moment and where babies and performers create beauty and a sense […]

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Visit the Adelaide Gaol | $3 Day | May 2015

[ May 12, 2015; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. May 19, 2015; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. May 24, 2015; ]

Isn’t it About Time you visited our historic Adelaide Gaol?
Discover what life was like behind bars for the prisoners who once called the Adelaide Gaol home as part of About Time : South Australia’s History Festival, held from 1-31 May 2015.
The Adelaide Gaol is one of the oldest remaining colonial public buildings in Adelaide and […]

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Little Mexico | Port Adelaide | 17 May 2015

[ May 17, 2015; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
The Mexican Community, with the support of Renewal SA and City of Port Adelaide Enfield as part of Unexpected Port, is pleased to present “Little Mexico” at the Lighthouse Square in Port Adelaide.
Do you love to dance?
Enjoy Mexican and Latin American food?
Looking for great craft and gifts?
Little Mexico is a family friendly event where you […]

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Tomorrowland | Opens 28 May 2015

Tomorrowland | Imagine a Place where Anything is Possible…
From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’, a riveting mystery adventure starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney.
Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth […]

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Whale Time Playtime Festival | Victor Harbor | 31 May 2015

[ May 31, 2015; ]
2015 Whale Time Playtime Festival
The 2015 Whale Time Playtime Festival will bigger and better than any previously.
The festival site will be focussed around the SA Whale Centre with a great range of kids activities all day.  An entry fee of $5 will include all of the day’s activities and entertainment.
There will be free face painting, […]

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Kernewek Lowender – Copper Coast Cornish Festival | 17-24 May 2015

[ May 17, 2015 to May 24, 2015. ]
The 2015 Kernewek Lowender is all set to again welcome over 35,000 visitors to more than 60 events and activities to be staged in the three South Australian towns of Kadina, Moonta and Wallaroo.  Held over 8 days, the Kernewek Lowender celebrates this region’s significant Cornish heritage.
New sponsoring partner Drakes Foodland will stage the Moonta […]

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Design a Mini Float Competition | Entries Close 12 June 2015

Design a Mini Float Competition
The Credit Union Christmas Pageant is calling on creative students to enter a world of fun, fantasy and fairy tales. South Australian school students are invited to take part in the design a mini-float competition for the 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant and let their imaginations run wild.
First introduced in 2007, […]

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Snow Play at the Ice ArenA | Under 5’s | May & June 2015

Ice ArenA brings you Snow Play, every Tuesday morning during the school term.
Snow Play is a terrific two hour session for children aged 5 years and under to experience snow in a safe, fun filled arena all year round. Test their aim and throw snowballs at our penguin wall, build a snowman, or ride in a […]

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Nature Play SA Park of the Month | Coorong National Park | May 2015

Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the Month will showcase a different park each month and […]

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World Laughter Day | Free Family Event | 3 May 2015

[ May 3, 2015; ]
It’s no joke that daily laughter is the best way to release stress and keep healthy.
World Laughter Day 2015 will be celebrated at Rymill Park on Sunday May 3rd with a focus on fun and wellness.  Join in the fun with laughter yoga groups and community group demonstrations.  Just ten to fifteen minutes of laughter […]

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Pick a Pink Lady Weekend | Lenswood | 2 & 3 May 2015

[ May 2, 2015 to May 3, 2015. ]
Apple & Pear Growers Association of South Australia invite you to join them for Pick a Pink Lady Weekend in Lenswood on the first weekend in May 2015.
Visit premium apple orchards, meet the growers, discover how fruit is produced in the delightful Adelaide Hills, pick some Pink Lady apples right off the tree, learn about […]

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