[ May 27, 2018 to June 3, 2018. ]
National Reconciliation Week
NRW is celebrated every year between the 27th of May and the 3rd of June. These two dates commemorate two very significant events in Australia’s history: the 1967 Referendum, which gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and recognise them in the national census; and […]
[ May 27, 2018 to June 3, 2018. ]
[ May 23, 2018 to May 27, 2018. May 31, 2018 to June 3, 2018. June 6, 2018 to June 11, 2018. June 14, 2018 to June 17, 2018. June 20, 2018 to June 24, 2018. June 28, 2018 to July 1, 2018. July 4, 2018 to July 8, 2018. ]
The Great Moscow Circus
Returning to Australia with a brand new show, the Great Moscow Circus boasts superstar new Russian and international performers.
The Great Moscow Circus is back with an all new extreme show in 2018. Each two and a half hour show will feature Australia’s top trial riders, “The Flair Riders”, Extreme High Wire and […]
[ May 30, 2018; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
With such a great response last year, Greyhound Adoption Program SA (GAP SA) are returning to Rundle Mall on May 30 2018 with their Doggy De-Stress Clinic!
If you’re feeling down and need a ‘hound GAP SA will be under the Gawler Place Canopy on Wednesday 30 May 2018 giving out free doses of dog for […]
[ May 27, 2018; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Colorfest Adelaide at Morphettville Racecourse
A family friendly festival that partners colour, music and great food.
This one of a kind colour festival will feature live performances from Adelaide’s Best DJ’s fuzing all musical styles including EDM, RnB, Pop and House.
Spend a day with your friends and family as you go crazy in the paint and let your […]
[ May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018. June 2, 2018 to June 3, 2018. June 9, 2018 to June 10, 2018. June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018. June 30, 2018 to July 1, 2018. July 28, 2018 to July 29, 2018. ]
Family Flashback Films at Palace Nova Prospect
Palace Nova Prospect invite you and your family to their 2018 Flashback Family Films, screening every Saturday and Sunday at 10.30am.
See your favourite movie again back on the big screen. All movie tickets for the Flashback sessions are only $8 each.
Featuring a wonderful selection of family favourites, the season […]
[ May 23, 2018; ]
Wear Orange Wednesday to support the SES
The SES is painting the town ORANGE for Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) on 23 May 2018 and you can join in the fun. Get your family and friends to wear something orange to work or school to thank our SES volunteers.
WOW Day is a national campaign with a simple call to action, wear […]
Dora Gild Playground upgrade
Playground review by Susannah Marks, May 2018
Dora Gild Playground is tucked away on a quiet street in Clarence Park. With plenty of street parking, and a range of play equipment for kids of all ages it’s a hidden treasure that is well loved by locals.
Since our last review of Dora Gild Playground there have […]
Buy locally grown Apples and Pears as part of the Hailstorm Heroes campaign.
We are so lucky to live in South Australia with our exceptional locally grown produce. You can help support our local growers this year by buying locally grown Apples and Pears as part of the Hailstorm Heroes campaign.
In October 2017, a severe hailstorm hit […]
[ May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018. ]
Woolworths Fresh Food Kids – Fresh Fair
Look out for the Fresh Fair in Woolworths stores on 26 & 27 May 2018.
Grab a Fresh Fair passport booklet at your local Woolworths store and head into the fruit and veggie section, where you’ll find three fun activity stalls. Each time your child participates in an activity to […]
[ May 24, 2018; 7:00 pm; ]
‘Positive Discipline’ with Madhavi Nawana Parker
Little Lessons Australia is proud to announce an event with Madhavi Nawana Parker.
Positive Discipline is about teaching young people how to behave better and responding to their challenging behaviour with guidance rather than punishment. This method builds longer lasting and healthier relationships, the basis for better behaviour overall. Madhavi will […]
[ May 27, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Steam Ranger Heritage Railway Mount Barker Family Fun Day
There will be Heritage “Redhen’ Railcar shuttle trains to Gemmells with trains departing Mt Barker at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. Fares will be $15 pe adult and $10 for children.
During the Family Fun Day you can also take a section car ride through the tunnel to the Littlehampton […]
[ May 15, 2018; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm. May 22, 2018; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm. May 29, 2018; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm. June 5, 2018; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm. June 12, 2018; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm. June 19, 2018; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm. June 26, 2018; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Get creative at the new LEGO® club at the St Peters Library.
First timers and experienced LEGO® builders are invited to come together for the opportunity to play and create with a serious amount of LEGO®!
LEGO® is available for open play in the children’s area from 3.30pm – 7pm every Tuesday. Children can create their own […]
[ May 20, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Dolls, Bears, Toys and Collectibles Exhibition – Australian Plangon 50th Anniversary
In 2018 the Australian Plangon Doll Collectors Club is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is holding their annual Exhibition in May.
This coincides with the month in which the first meeting in 1968 was held, as well as the South Australian History Festival, in which the club has participated […]
[ May 28, 2018; 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. ]
Reconciliation Week Celebration at Living Kaurna Cultural Centre
Don’t Keep History a Mystery – Learn, Share and Grow
On Monday 28 May 2018, during Reconciliation Week, Living Kaurna Cultural Centre will host free workshops during this community event. The day’s program will be as follows:
10am to 11am | Weaving with Southern Elders Weavers
11.15am to 11.40am | […]
[ May 27, 2018; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Native Garden Blitz
Help to prepare the Native garden display at Cobbler Creek Recreation Park.
Friends of Cobbler Creek (FOCC) are establishing a native display garden next to the Kites and Kestrels playspace. This will be a Blitz event to prepare the garden for planting in June and July. Go along to help with arranging rocks and […]
Entries are now open for the 2018 Royal Adelaide Show competitions!
From arts, crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Royal Adelaide Show offers you the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories.
Whether you’re artistic, creative, talented or have the greatest pet in the world, the Show has a myriad of competitions […]
Mercedes College – The Right Environment for Early Years
The Mercedes College mid-year intake nurtures, inspires and excites children for a fulltime transition into Reception the following year. It caters for children with birthdays from 1 May to 31 October and allows them to adapt to school at their own pace in a supportive and positive environment, […]
Duck Duck Goose – from the folks who hatched Shrek & Home
Duck Duck Goose is an animated tale of two young ducklings, Chi and Chao, who seek the help of a headstrong young goose, Peng, when they are separated from their flock. Bachelor goose Peng must form a bond with these two lost ducklings as […]
[ May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018. ]
Public Transport Expo at the National Railway Museum
Celebrating the SA History Festival, held annually in May, the National Railway Museum has put together a great collection of various public transport exhibits for all ages to inspect and enjoy.
The two day event will include the following:
Four former Adelaide buses will be on display over the weekend, […]
[ May 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018. ]
Photo credit:@andrew__burston (via IG)
Ghost Mushroom Lane | Now Open
The 2018 Ghost Mushroom season has started at Ghost Mushroom Lane in Glencoe.
ForestrySA is pleased to offer you the chance to experience the brilliant glow first hand – free of charge! The Ghost Mushroom (Omphalotus nidiformis) is a bioluminescent fungus that emits a soft green glow at night. […]
[ May 13, 2018; ]
Mother’s Day at South Australia’s Zoos
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE Entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo
This Mother’s Day, you can take Mum to Adelaide Zoo or Monarto Zoo for FREE! Mums will receive free admission to Adelaide Zoo on presentation of the Advertiser token.
Simply collect your token from The Advertiser on Saturday 12 May […]
[ May 1, 2018 to May 31, 2018. ]
National Parks SA Park of the Month for May 2018 is Para Wirra Conservation Park
To celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park as May 2018 Park of the Month, National Parks SA are offering free vehicle entry all month. Go along and check out the park’s new nature play forest and new walking trails, just 15 minutes from Gawler.
Para Wirra Conservation […]
Win a family pass to Paw Patrol Live! at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre
X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure!”
It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap’n Turbot […]
[ May 12, 2018; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Mother’s Day Market at Munno Para Shopping City
Munno Para Shopping City’s Mother’s Day Market will have heaps of free entertainment for Mums and the whole family, including mini pamper sessions, face painting, mini massages and a photobooth.
Plus bring a friend and take part in one of the fun, hands-on cooking classes for just $15 each (RRP […]
[ May 5, 2018 to May 6, 2018. ]
Softball 2018 Australia Cup at West Beach
Get on down to Barratt Reserve in West Beach this weekend for the 2018 Australia Cup and watch some quality softball.
Over the weekend of May 5th and 6th there will be softball for the whole family – from U13s to Masters. With FREE entry the weekend will include free […]
[ May 23, 2018; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Join UniSA at the Adelaide Planetarium, Adelaide University and stargazers at other locations around South Australia for an evening of fun and excitement as they try to break a Guinness World Record!
What is the World Record they are attempting to set? They are trying to set a new Guinness World Record for Most People Stargazing […]
[ May 5, 2018; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Market Day at the Ark Salisbury Lutheran Church
There will be a variety of stalls including trash ‘n treasure, craft and handmade goods, books, plants, baked goods, produce and food stalls.
Plus plenty for the kids with a children’s colouring competition, complimentary Mother’s Day photo booth, and playground.
All ages are welcome.
For more information and all enquiries […]
[ May 5, 2018; ]
Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day is an annual event founded on the belief that for every person out there, there’s a comic book that they’ll love.
Every first Saturday in May, the industry comes together to give away free comics and encourage fans, both old and new, to flock to the best place in […]
Breakout Creek Reserve in Glengowrie
Breakout Creek Reserve in Glengowrie, a local playground in the City of Marion, was recently upgraded in 2018. The family friendly reserve features a mini bike circuit, nature play elements, a basket swing and a multi-station with a climbing wall, climbing net and slide.
The reserve also features established tress providing a shady […]
[ May 15, 2018 to May 21, 2018. ]
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 […]
[ May 4, 2018 to May 18, 2018. ]
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 each year, families can drop off their clean, disposable nappies to their nearest collection point. The Nappy Collective will then […]
[ May 13, 2018; ]
Mother’s Day ideas to show Mum how much you care.
Many of us are fortunate enough to be mothers – to little or big kids – or to have had the privilege of having a Mum who is always there for us. Mums work really hard, lose a lot of sleep and we think Mums everywhere […]
[ May 18, 2018; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day
It’s that time of the year again where primary school aged children will be putting their best foot forward with their teachers and carers on Friday 18 May 2018 for Walk Safely to School Day.
National Walk Safely to School Day is a community initiative that aims to raise awareness of […]
[ May 6, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Serafino Paws for a Cause hosted by Serafino
Join Serafino Wines for a family fun day to raise money for local animal charities. Proceeds from a gold coin entry fee will go to animal rescues and charities with many there on the day including Australian Working Dog Rescue, Be The Change Animal Shelter Incorporated, Cat Adoption Foundation, CFS McLaren Vale, FarmDogz Rescue
[ May 20, 2018; ]
The RSPCA’s biggest family friendly fundraising event is back!
On Sunday 20 May 2018, walk to fight animal cruelty at the annual Million Paws Walk event. In South Australia this year the walk will take place in nine different locations across the state.
Register yourself, friends and family to take part in the biggest dog walk in […]
Marshmallow Park Playspace | Review
Glen Osmond Road, Adelaide
by Susannah Marks
Marshmallow Park underwent a major facelift in 2018 and the playground has plenty of great features to offer.
Alongside the more traditional play elements like the swings and slide there are also some interactive nature play elements which are fun for all ages. Marshmallow Park is fully […]
[ May 6, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Science Alive! at Playford Civic Centre
Join Science Alive at Playford Civic Centre for a FREE interactive science event that has something for everyone!
On Sunday May 6th, families can enjoy the spectacular SciWorld science shows, native animals, robotics, dinosaur puzzles, Bugs n Slugs, Daleks, and much more.
Take a look at the program below to help plan […]
[ May 6, 2018; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival 2018
Kodomo no Hi is Adelaide’s largest Japanese Festival, held annually since 1995.
Kodomo no Hi means ‘Children’s Day’ and is a Japanese national holiday which takes place annually on May 5 – the fifth day of the fifth month. It is the final celebration in Golden Week and it is […]
[ May 6, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Mother’s Day Gift Market at Plant 4
Plant 4 Bowden is very excited to welcome their ‘Mother’s Day Gift Market’ which will be held on Sunday 6th May from 10am-4pm (1 week before Mother’s Day).
At this exciting event you will be able to wander through their space searching for that uniquely perfect, hand-made gift for Mum.
[ May 6, 2018; ]
Open Day at Croquet SA – 100 Years of Croquet
It’s Open Day at Croquet SA! Help celebrate their centenary and try some croquet at their state headquarters on Hutt Road in Adelaide (corner Glen Osmond Rd).
Equipment and help to play will be provided. Prizes for best period costume so don your top hat and head […]