Tag Archives: may 2017

Latitude | Children’s Indoor Climbing and Trampoline Park

Bounce, Climb and Fly, all under one roof.
Experience the feeling of reaching new heights as you Bounce, Climb AND Fly at Latitude Adelaide!
Latitude offers a world of aerial entertainment for little kids and big kids alike. From the dedicated Kids Zone for children from 18 months to 5 years, to Latitude’s fully integrated bouncing and […]

Continue Reading

Bowerbird Design Market | 5-7 May & 24-26 Nov 2017

[ May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2017. November 24, 2017 to November 26, 2017. ]
Adelaide’s prized design event, Bowerbird Design Market brings together more than 170 of the best Australian artists and designers twice a year in a spacious and well designed setting in the old Wayville pavilion at the Adelaide Showground.
The first market for 2017 is on 5-7 May, the week before Mothers Day.  Enjoy the magical atmosphere, […]

Continue Reading

The Nappy Collective | 5-19 May | 13-27 Oct 2017

[ May 5, 2017 to May 19, 2017. October 13, 2017 11:00 pm to October 27, 2017 11:00 pm. ]
The Nappy Collective encourages families to search out that handful of leftover, outgrown nappies we all seem to end up with and donate them to families in crisis or in need.
Over a two week period in May and October, families can drop these clean, disposable nappies to their nearest collection point. The Nappy Collective will […]

Continue Reading

Tetris – DreamBIG Children’s Festival | Space Theatre | Review 2017

[ May 30, 2017; June 1, 2017; ]
Tetris – DreamBIG Children’s Festival | Review
Watching Tetris to start with was a bit like walking into someone else’s conversation mid-way through, then all of a sudden just ‘getting it’. Based on the computer game, Tetris, the show starts out with Arch 8’s quartet interacting without speech, interlocking their bodies into very awkward looking shapes in […]

Continue Reading

Mildura Water Play Park | Playground Review 2017

Mildura Water Play Park Review
Hugh King Drive | Mildura Victoria
by Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide
The lovely ladies of Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide have written this review of Mildura Water Play Park – thanks for sharing with us.
We wish that this Water Play Park was in Adelaide!
A little while ago these beautiful Adelaide Triplets reviewed Mildura Water Park […]

Continue Reading

Uber & Australian Red Cross | Clothing Drive | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; ]
Tap a button, make a difference!
On Sunday 28 May 2017 Uber is partnering with Australian Red Cross and, supported by Nova FM, Uber driver-partners will be collecting quality pre-loved clothing to raise funds and support communities across Australia and around the world.
Got pre-loved clothing to give?
On Sunday 28 May, bag them up and request a car […]

Continue Reading

State Rescue Challenge | SES | 27 May 2017

[ May 27, 2017; ]
The State Rescue Challenge is an opportunity for SES volunteers to undertake a range of challenging scenarios to maintain their skills and to be selected to represent South Australia at the National Disaster Rescue Competition in Tasmania later this year.
The 2017 State Rescue Challenge will be held at AAMI Stadium on Saturday 27 of May. Members […]

Continue Reading
Katherine Street Reserve Playground Review

Katherine Street Reserve Playground Review | Fullarton

Review of Katherine Street Reserve Playground, Fullarton
Katherine Street Reserve in Fullarton opened last year – to the delight of the local community.
Review by Susannah Marks
A newly constructed playground, Katherine Street Reserve has been designed to combine nature play elements with the more ‘expected’ playground structures, and to create a space for the whole community. There […]

Continue Reading

Woodend Autumn Market | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
The Woodend Autumn Market Day will be held on Sunday May 28 from 9am – 12 noon.
A community market event with stalls for local craft and businesses as well as a car boot sale, coffee and cold drinks, sausage sizzle, fairy floss, baked goods and hot soup.
Students will be selling seedlings grown at the school.
There will […]

Continue Reading

Ended: Win Tickets to the World Environment Fair | Ended | 3-4 Jun 2017

World Environment Fair
More than 15,000 people are expected to attend the inaugural World Environment Fair at the Adelaide Showground on June 3 and 4. The weekend will see the creation of one of Australia’s largest nature play areas, showcase displays of water and energy saving ideas, talks and debates on issues concerning the environment, a […]

Continue Reading

Kay-A-Day | Jodi Lee Foundation | Registrations Close 30 Jun 2017

Jodi Lee Foundation KAY-A-DAY
The Jodi Lee Foundation want to make moving more and sitting less super easy and fun for school aged children.  They want being active every day to become second nature.
Why? That’s easy. The stats confirm that in Australia, 9 out of 10 young people aged 13-17 don’t move enough and children aged […]

Continue Reading

Books Illustrated Exhibition: Inspired | Festival Theatre | 16 May-9 Jul 2017

Inspired: Australian Book Illustration Now
An exhibition celebrating the diverse talents of artists working in contemporary publishing for children.
A picture paints a thousand words.
While Matilda the Musical is on come enjoy artworks from award-winning children’s book illustrators including Alison Lester, Shaun Tan and Graeme Base.
The impact that your favourite picture book can have during your early […]

Continue Reading

Lollipop Markets | Morphettville | May, Aug & Nov 2017

[ May 21, 2017; August 20, 2017; November 26, 2017; ]  

Lollipop Markets – Baby & Kids Market
Lollipop Markets is a highly reputable, established market which has been helping work-at-home mums and dads and small businesses showcase their goodies for 6 years.
The Lollipop Market showcases unique, boutique and handmade, or of limited supply items for expecting parents, babies and children. The market is held regularly at […]

Continue Reading

SteamRanger | Railway Journeys | May-Nov 2017

[ May 10, 2017; May 14, 2017; May 17, 2017; May 21, 2017; May 24, 2017; May 28, 2017; May 31, 2017; June 4, 2017; June 11, 2017; June 18, 2017; June 25, 2017; July 2, 2017; July 9, 2017; July 16, 2017; July 23, 2017; August 6, 2017; August 20, 2017; August 27, 2017; September 3, 2017; September 10, 2017; September 17, 2017; September 24, 2017; October 1, 2017; October 15, 2017; October 22, 2017; November 5, 2017; November 12, 2017; November 19, 2017; ]
SteamRanger Train Journeys in South Australia
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the tourist […]

Continue Reading

Walk for Love | Mary Potter Hospice | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Walk for Love
Walk for Love is a community event that gives you, your family and friends the opportunity to come together to remember, celebrate and honour your loved ones.
If this is your first walk – we welcome you and if your bereavement is recent our heart goes out to you. We hope you will feel […]

Continue Reading

Government House Open Day | DreamBIG – Big Family Weekend | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; ]
Government House will be open on Sunday 21 May 2017 as part of DreamBIG – BIG Family Weekend.
You are invited to Government House Open Day, on the Sunday of the Big Family Weekend. Learn about the current workings of the house from Government House volunteers, explore the gardens, join in a circus workshop or enjoy […]

Continue Reading
disney on ice frozen elsa anna

Disney on Ice presents Frozen | Tips – What You Need to Know | 9 to 12 Jun 2017

Disney on Ice presents Frozen – Experience the Full Story – Live on Ice!
Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen.
The heartwarming Academy Award® winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating to Adelaide 9 to 12 June 2017. Be magically whisked away to wintry Arendelle by dazzling special […]

Continue Reading

Competitive Entries Now Open | Adelaide Show 2017

Entries are now open for the 2017 Adelaide Show competitions!
From arts & crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Adelaide Show offers you the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories.  Make showtime YOUR time!
Whether you’re artistic, creative, talented or have the greatest pet in the world, the Royal Adelaide Show […]

Continue Reading

Port Adelaide Mural Map | Large Scale Street Art

Port Adelaide Mural Map featuring murals from the Wonderwalls Festivals
If you didn’t get a chance to visit the Wonderwalls Festival last month you can still view a number of large scale murals around the streets of Port Adelaide.
Simply download the Mural Map from the Our Port website, print it off or use your phone (a […]

Continue Reading
James Coke Park Review

James Coke Park Norwood | Top playground for toddlers | Review

James Coke Park, Norwood | Review
James Coke Park behind Norwood Mall is one of our top picks for playgrounds in Adelaide for toddlers and little kids.
The biggest drawcard for us is that it’s fully fenced. It’s also nice and close to important amenities – like supermarkets for last-minute snacks or impromptu lunches, and cafes for […]

Continue Reading

Shepherds Hill Recreation Park | Nature Play SA Park of the Month | May 2017

Nature Play SA Park of the Month – May 2017
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 […]

Continue Reading
family flix

Family Flix | Mainline Drive-In Cinema | May-Jul 2017

[ May 20, 2017; 5:00 pm; May 27, 2017; 5:00 pm; June 3, 2017; 5:00 pm; June 10, 2017; 5:00 pm; June 17, 2017; 5:30 pm; June 24, 2017; 5:00 pm; July 1, 2017; 5:00 pm; July 8, 2017; 5:00 pm; July 15, 2017; 5:00 pm; July 22, 2017; 5:30 pm; ]
Family Flix at Mainline Drive-In Cinema
The Family Flix sessions at Wallis Cinema’s Mainline Drive-In are back on Saturday nights from May to July!
Wallis Mainline Drive-In are once again holding special Saturday movie nights dedicated for families. Family Flix Drive in Movies open an hour before the movie starts so you can get there early and enjoy […]

Continue Reading

The Retro Lens | Vintage Photography Day | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Visit the South Australian Maritime Museum on Sunday 21 May and discover the lost art of vintage photography – the way our world was captured before the advent of the smartphone. 
On offer as part of South Australia’s History Festival, this unique family day is jam-packed with all things analogue―vintage studio sets and free photo booths, […]

Continue Reading
Ramage Street Park (aka Morrie Harrell Playground) Review by Susannah Marks

Ramage Street Park | Morrie Harrell Playground, Unley | Playground Review

Review of Ramage Street Park aka Morrie Harrell Playground
Review by Susannah Marks
Ramage Street Park (aka Morrie Harrell Playground) in Unley is a bit of a find – especially for those who love ride-on toys!
Tucked away on a quiet suburban street you’d have no idea this little gem of a playground was so close to Unley’s […]

Continue Reading

The Giant Twilight Market | Morphett Vale | 27 & 28 May 2017

[ May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017. ]
It’s the BIGGEST market in the Southern Suburbs! Two massive days of shopping, food, fun and entertainment!
For the first time ever The Giant Twilight Market will be held at the same time and in the same location as Feed Your Face Multicultural Food Festival in Morphett Vale.

Go along for a fun weekend with loads of […]

Continue Reading

Feed Your Face Multicultural Food Festival | 27 & 28 May 2017

[ May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017. ]

Held in conjunction with The Giant Twilight Market, the Multicultural Food Festival celebrates the rich cultural diversity of South Australia with a variety of food, live music and free children’s entertainment.  Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Vegan options will be available along with a selection of beverages.

There will also be a global village with arts and crafts […]

Continue Reading

Seymour College Street Fair | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; ]
Seymour College Street Fair Family Fun Day
Seymour College in Glen Osmond are holding a fun filled family day with a variety of market stalls, delicious food and wine, lots of amusements and things to do for children of all ages.

Tickets can be pre-purchased for the following:

Krispy Kreme – $18 per dozen (original glazed doughnuts to […]

Continue Reading

National Families Week | 15-21 May 2017

[ May 15, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
National Families Week is Australia’s annual celebration of families.
National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make contact with your extended family and friends, and share in the enjoyment of family activities within the wider community. It is a time to celebrate the meaning of family and to make the most of […]

Continue Reading
Celebrate Mother's Day with FREE entry to Adelaide Zoo

Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo | 14 May 2017

[ May 14, 2017; ]
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo
What are you doing for Mother’s Day this weekend?
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE* entry for mums to Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo.  This Mother’s Day, you can take mum to either zoo for FREE!*

Simply collect your token from The Advertiser on Saturday 13 […]

Continue Reading

Gelatissimo | GelaTEAssimo High Tea Range | May 2017

Celebrate with Mum at Gelatissimo with their High Tea range of flavours!
The ultimate High Tea experience awaits at Gelatissimo! Cheekily named the GelaTEAssimo range, three traditional high tea delicacies have been transformed into divine gelato treats. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, there’s no better way to spoil her (and yourself!).
For the sweet tooth […]

Continue Reading

Adelaide Gaol History Day | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Learn about the fascinating history of Adelaide’s Gaol on Sunday 28 May 2017
Learn about the lives, crimes and often gruesome deaths of some of South Australia’s pettiest thieves and most dangerous criminals at the Adelaide Gaol’s annual History Day later this month. Built in 1841, the gaol is the state’s second oldest building, and was […]

Continue Reading

SteamRanger Family Open Day | Mount Barker Railway Station | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; ]
SteamRanger Family Open Day
SteamRanger’s Family Open Day will be held on Sunday the 28 of May as part of South Australia’s History Festival. As usual there will be ‘Bugle Ranger’ and section car rides as well as some fantastic free kids’ activities taking place at the Mount Barker Railway Station.

This family-friendly event will feature:

$10 heritage railcar […]

Continue Reading

Penola & Coonawarra Arts Festival | 18-21 May 2017

[ May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017. ]
The award winning Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival will be celebrating it’s 26th year in 2017.
The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival is made up of live performances, workshops, competitions, exhibitions, family art activities, Coonawarra wineries and local food producers.  2017 will see the festival attract major events and exhibitions appealing to a broad audience making it one […]

Continue Reading

Laratinga Wetlands Bike Ride | Keith Stephenson Playground Mt Barker | Review | Apr 2017

Laratinga Wetlands Bike Ride and Keith Stephenson Playground, Mount Barker | Review
There’s no doubt Mt Barker is booming, however a visit to the Laratinga Wetlands and a ride along the bike paths winding through Mt Barker reveal this town still has a quiet side.
Heading down the South-Eastern Freeway, we took the new Bald Hills exit […]

Continue Reading

Ziran Qi Gong Workshops | Bird In Hand Winery | 19 & 20 May 2017

[ May 19, 2017 to May 20, 2017. ]
The pristine vineyards of Adelaide’s Bird In Hand Winery is set to form the backdrop for a series of inspiring health and wellbeing workshops that combine ancient Qi Gong teachings and modern practices to understand the mind, body, and spirit.
Led by renowned Qi Gong instructor Paul Dumais, the workshops will focus on the Chinese discipline […]

Continue Reading

Beach Clean | Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign | 20 May 2017

[ May 20, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Adelaide’s Marine Debris team are hosting their monthly beach clean at Glenelg Beach on Saturday, May 20th.
It’s time once again to come together like last year and join Hands Across the Sand.

If everyone works and stands together we can save our oceans and make a difference!

This is a family friendly event – everyone is welcome!

[…]

Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Posy Masterclass | 13 May 2017

[ May 13, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]
Give Mum a beautiful gift this Mother’s Day.
Westfield West Lakes in collaboration with Bella in Bloom is excited to bring to life this free kids event!

Get creative and design your very own posy to give to Mum for Mother’s Day!

All flowers and items will be provided. This event is designed for children aged 7 years […]

Continue Reading

Kangaroo Island Mother’s Day Pop Up Event | Central Market | 12 May 2017

[ May 12, 2017; ]
Kangaroo Island Mother’s Day Pop Up Event at the Adelaide Central Market
Fresh from Tasting Australia and just in time for Mothers’ Day, the Adelaide Central Market’s Kangaroo Island stall will host a special pop-up event on Friday 12 May 2017.

Visitors to the Kangaroo Island stall will be treated to free tastings between 11am & 2pm […]

Continue Reading

The Ashes Day/Night Test | Australia v England | Adelaide 2-6 Dec 2017

[ December 2, 2017 to December 6, 2017. ]
See history in the making at the first ever Ashes Day/Night Test at Adelaide Oval
The Ashes, one of the world’s greatest sporting contests, returns to Australia for the first time in four years, with Adelaide Oval set to host the second match in the highly anticipated series and the first ever day-night Ashes Test.

The fierce […]

Continue Reading
Strathalbyn

Strathalbyn Craft Fair | 6-7 May 2017

[ May 6, 2017 to May 7, 2017. ]
Strathalbyn Craft Fair – 6-7 May 2017
Annual arts and crafts gathering
Strathalbyn’s Craft Fair (held every year) brings together talented art and craft people from around the region. They’ll be showcasing their finest works and it’s just in time for Mother’s Day.

There will be raffles, devonshire teas, light lunches and lots of beautiful stalls.

Opening Times:

Saturday May 6  | […]

Continue Reading
Back to Top
Top