Tag Archives: may 2019
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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Romeo’s Foodland in Rundle Mall | Adelaide | Opens 29 May 2019

Romeo’s Foodland is now open in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall
Adelaide’s own iconic Rundle Mall is now home to Romeo’s Foodland which opened it’s doors for the first time today, 29 May 2019.
It’s great to see a local supermarket option in the Mall stocking a great range of South Australian brands and produce. City workers, shoppers and […]

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Children’s Zoo Founding Membership Offer | Adelaide Zoo | Ends 30 Jun 2019

Children’s Zoo Founding Membership at the Adelaide Zoo
The Adelaide Zoo is excited to be partnering with Variety SA to create a new precinct perfect for young ones at Adelaide Zoo.
The new Variety Children’s Zoo is set to be an amazing play space for kids filled with interactive areas that allow them to get closer than […]

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Magical Park

Magical Park | McLaren Vale | From 13 Apr 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to September 1, 2019. ]
Magical Park
Magical Park is a sneaky way to get the children off the couch and be physically active in the outdoors.
Take the kids along to the park, download the FREE app, and watch their amazement and delight as the park turns into a digital fantasy land to explore.

Through the ‘magic’ of geospatial Augmented Reality, children […]

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Disney Aladdin (2019) | Movie Review

Aladdin is a family friendly musical ride which Disney fans will enjoy.
This live-action remake of the 1992 animated classic, pretty much follows the original story with just a few modern changes. Aladdin (played by Mena Massoud) is easy to like as the charismatic orphan thief with the heart of gold. He only steals because he […]

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Community Fete | Backpacks 4 SA Kids | 26 May 2019

[ May 26, 2019; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Community Fete Fundraiser supporting Backpacks 4 SA Kids
This community fete will feature a car boot sale with items on offer such as new and used toys, books, games and clothes. Plus there will also be cakes, a sausage sizzle, face painting, hair braiding and henna.

Help raise funds for Backpacks 4 SA Kids, whose goal is […]

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Family Fun Day | Goodstart Early Learning Blair Athol | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Family Fun Day celebrating the opening of Goodstart Blair Athol.
There will be loads of free children’s activities at the Family Fun Day celebrating the opening of Goodstart Blair Athol on Saturday 25 May 2019.
Cool 4 Kids will be on hand to deliver an interactive music concert and there will be singing, live guitar, action and […]

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Disney Aladdin | In Cinemas 23 May 2019

From shimmering Arabian days to sweeping Arabian nights, Aladdin finally gets its own high-tech, live-action update from director Guy Ritchie.
The much-loved rags-to-riches tale is given fresh life with a talented new cast, including Mena Massoud as the titular street-urchin-turned-prince, Naomi Scott as the bold and beautiful Princess Jasmine, and Navid Negahban as her protective father […]

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2040 | Join the Regeneration | In Cinemas 23 May 2019

2040 – Join the Regeneration
2040 is a hybrid feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW!
Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve […]

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Obi’s 4th Birthday Party | Adelaide Zoo | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; ]
Obi the pygmy hippo is turning four years old and you’re invited to his birthday bash.
Plan a day at Adelaide Zoo on Saturday 25 May and watch Obi enjoy a delicious cake filled with his favourite fruits and vegetables to celebrate this milestone.

Then, after the celebrations spend the day with the rest of the Zoo’s […]

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Newman’s Nursery Ruins Walk | Anstey Hill Recreation Park – Vista | Review

Newman’s Nursery Ruins Walk
Some mums on Mother’s Day like pancakes in bed or the latest celebrity fragrance. I alternatively used the day as an excuse to drag my family of four on a hike. But as I knew would happen, they enjoyed the experience just as much as I did!
I stumbled across information about the […]

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Comedy Capers Gang Show | Playford | 24 May – 1 Jun 2019

[ May 24, 2019 to June 1, 2019. ]
Comedy Capers Gang Show
For 54 years, the Comedy Capers Gang Show has entertained Adelaide families and provided opportunities for hundreds of Scouts and Guides.
When you combine pure enthusiasm, tradition and community you get the Comedy Capers Gang Show, that along with the Gang Show itself, are the two longest running theatre shows in Adelaide!
A highly […]

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Sat’dy on Goody | Goodwood Road | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; ]
G it’s great to be in the heart of Goodwood, especially on Saturday, May 25th for the next Sat’dy on Goody!
At 10am there will be the unveiling of a publicly accessible defibrillator at Goodwood Community Bank Branch. Plus you can pick up your Hearty Goody Trail Bag at Mettā Sol or Candela Latin American Food […]

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Nature Play for Families | World Environment Day | 28 May & 1-2 Jun 2019

[ May 28, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. June 1, 2019; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. June 2, 2019; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Wild Imagination celebrate World Environment Day with Nature Play for Families
Wild Imagination is an award winning nature play program which has seen more than 15,000 children experience the joy of outdoor free play.  Their World Environment Day program offers a variety of family fun events. Due to the range of activities planned, they recommend kids […]

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National Reconciliation Week | South Australia | 27 May – 3 Jun 2019

[ May 27, 2019 to June 3, 2019. ]
National Reconciliation Week 2019
Grounded in Truth: Walk Together with Courage
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 […]

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Golden North Vanilla

South Australia’s Golden North Judged Best Ice Cream | 2019

Golden North Rated Australia’s Best Ice Cream Again
Golden North has been judged Australia’s best ice cream for the second year in a row.
The popular South Australian-made ice cream came out on top in the categories of taste, consistency, variety and overall satisfaction following an independent customer survey by Canstar Blue of more than 1,300 consumers […]

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Competitive Entries Now Open | Royal Adelaide Show 2019

Entries are now open for the 2019 Royal Adelaide Show competitions!
From arts, crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Royal Adelaide Show offers you and YOUR KIDS 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 […]

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See Glow in the Dark Ghost Mushrooms | Mount Gambier | May & June 2019

Photo credit:@andrew__burston (via IG)
Ghost Mushroom Lane | Now Open
The 2019 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. […]

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Mahnew Orchard Apple Picking

Pick Your Own Apples in the Adelaide Hills | Mahnew Orchard, Lenswood | 18 May 2019

[ May 18, 2019; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples
Mahnew Orchard in the Adelaide Hills are opening up their orchard for the final time this season for visitors to pick their own Pink Lady Apples.
After the success of the recent Pink Lady Weekend, Mahnew Orchard are hosting another Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples event. This event will be […]

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Lollipop Markets | Morphettville | 3 Feb, 19 May & 8 Sep 2019

[ February 3, 2019; May 19, 2019; September 8, 2019; ]
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 8 years.
The Lollipop Market showcases unique, boutique and handmade, or of limited supply items for expecting parents, babies and children. There is something for everyone. The […]

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Wear Orange Wednesday | Support the SES | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; ]  
Wear Orange Wednesday to support the SES
The SES is painting the town ORANGE for Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) on 22 May 2019 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 […]

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Election Day Sausage Sizzles Around Adelaide | 18 May 2019

[ May 18, 2019; ]
Where to find sausage sizzles and cake stalls around Adelaide
Everyone loves a good snag, particularly on voting day. Think of it as a reward for all the hard work of voting. You’ll also be supporting your local community. See the list of places below hosting a sausage sizzle on Election Day.

Adelaide & Inner City
Gilles Street […]

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National Simultaneous Storytime | Alpacas with Maracas | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; 10:30 am; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2019
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is an annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books.
Now in its 19th successful year, it is a colourful, vibrant, fun event that aims to promote the value of reading and literacy, using an Australian children’s book that explores age-appropriate themes, and […]

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Year 7 & 8 Information Evening | Hills Christian Community School | Verdun | 22 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019; ]
Year 7 & 8 Information Evening at Hills Christian Community School – New Developments & New Opportunities
Visit Hills Christian Community School and see how wonderful a life at a boutique school in the Adelaide Hills can really be. You will have the opportunity to meet key staff and hear from the Year 7 & 8 […]

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variety children's zoo

Construction Begins for New Variety Children’s Zoo | Adelaide Zoo | May 2019

Construction Begins for New Variety Children’s Zoo at Adelaide Zoo
It has been announced that construction for Adelaide Zoo’s exciting new Variety Children’s Zoo is now underway.
The $1.1 million project will have kids connecting to nature like never before thanks to the interactive and immersive precinct adjacent to the ever-popular Nature’s Playground. Once construction is completed, […]

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Ramadan Carnival | Islamic Society of South Australia | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; ]
Ramadan Carnival 2019
The Islamic Society of South Australia are holding Adelaide’s first Ramadan Carnival on Saturday 25 May 2019.
They invite you to celebrate a Ramadan evening and experience a night of festivities, feasts and entertainment.
Celebrate unity and diversity within the community. Learn about the significance of Ramadan within the Islamic faith.
This invitation is extended to […]

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oaklands estate reserve

Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade
The whole community is invited for the official opening of the recently upgraded Oaklands Estate Reserve with City of Marion Mayor, Kris Hanna from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 25 May 2019.
The event is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the reserve’s $825,000 upgrade. The work completes the 12 […]

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New Owner

New Owner | DreamBIG Festival | Adelaide Festival Centre | 22-26 May 2019

[ May 22, 2019 to May 26, 2019. ]
New Owner – By The Last Great Hunt
A story of love, loss and new beginnings from the creators of the international smash hit The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer.
Bart is a boisterous puppy waiting to be chosen from the animal shelter. Mabel is a lonely widow, trying to fill the hole in her […]

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Gilles at the Grounds | Adelaide Showground | May-Sep 2019

[ May 19, 2019; June 2, 2019; June 23, 2019; July 21, 2019; August 4, 2019; September 22, 2019; ]
Gilles at The Grounds
Gilles at The Grounds Market is held in the Old Brick Dairy Pavilion, Adelaide Showground.
The Gilles Street Market originated in 2008 in the heart of Adelaide at the historic, Gilles Street Primary School. Heralded as Adelaide’s original fashion and design marketplace, Gilles Street has provided a platform for emerging and established designers […]

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parra wirra conservation park

Park of the Month | Para Wirra Conservation Park | Free Vehicle Entry | May 2019

[ May 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
Para Wirra Conservation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month – May 2019
Celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park this May.
Located less than one hours’ drive from Adelaide, this park is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. It’s popular with groups of families and friends who enjoy the park’s wildlife, picnicking, […]

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REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme | Terms 3 & 4 2019

[ July 22, 2019 to September 27, 2019. October 14, 2019 to December 13, 2019. ]
REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme
Starting School in 2020? REM+ Tuition’s Pre-School Phonics Reading Programme, written by Jenny Allen (Director of REM+ Tuition) is specifically for pre-readers and beginning readers from 4½ years of age.
The aim of this programme is to prepare young children for reading and for school in such a way that they will […]

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Regurgitator Kids Show to Headline Big Family Weekend | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; 3:00 pm; ]
Regurgitator’s Pogogo Kids Show to headline the Big Family Weekend Elder Hall Outdoor Stage!
This new project sees renowned Brisbane mashup rock/electro/punk/poppin’ funtime outfit Regurgitator cooking up a sugar-soaked record written especially for kids!
Longtime Regurgitator trio Ben Ely, Quan Yeomans and Pete Kostic joined by the effervescent Koko direct from Planet Rainbow have already struck a […]

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Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide | 9-22 May 2019

[ May 9, 2019 to May 16, 2019. May 22, 2019; ]
Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from our very own Adelaide!
The space station is the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up. Visible to the naked eye, it looks like a fast-moving plane only much higher and travelling […]

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Mahnew Orchard Apple Picking

Pick Your Own Apples in the Adelaide Hills | Mahnew Orchard, Lenswood | 11 May 2019

[ May 11, 2019; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples
Mahnew Orchard in the Adelaide Hills are opening up their orchard again for visitors to pick their own Pink Lady Apples.
After the recent Pink Lady Weekend, Mahnew Orchard are hosting another Pick Your Own Pink Lady Apples event. This event will be on Saturday 11 May 2019 only, from 9am-4pm. […]

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Adelaide Kids Best Birthday Party Guide

Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]

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AFL Adelaide Crows & Port Power Games | Adelaide Oval | 2019 Season

[ March 23, 2019; March 30, 2019; April 3, 2019; April 13, 2019; April 21, 2019; April 26, 2019; May 5, 2019; May 8, 2019; May 11, 2019; May 19, 2019; May 25, 2019; June 8, 2019; June 13, 2019; June 22, 2019; June 29, 2019; July 6, 2019; July 14, 2019; July 27, 2019; August 3, 2019; August 10, 2019; August 17, 2019; ]
AFL 2019 Season | South Australian Home Games
It’s 2019 Footy Fever Season – find out when your favourite South Australian footy team is playing at the Adelaide Oval.
After the 2014 $575 million redevelopment, Adelaide Oval boasts a 53,500 capacity. Fans enjoy the huge and vibrant atmosphere of the oval as they get to watch their favourite […]

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Cunning Little Vixen | State Opera South Australia | 18, 23 & 25 May 2019

[ May 18, 2019; 7:30 pm; May 23, 2019; 7:30 pm; May 25, 2019; 7:30 pm; ]
Cunning Little Vixen
Adelaide’s Ridley Centre will come alive for three nights in May, when a charismatic and cheeky Vixen, a handsome fox and a colourful array of magical forest creatures take centre stage in State Opera South Australia’s Cunning Little Vixen.
Bringing together an incredible Australian cast – complete with a chorus of chooks and children […]

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Dino King: Journey to Fire Mountain | In Cinemas 9 May 2019

Dino King: Journey to Fire Mountain
An action-packed family adventure that combines the realism of Walking With Dinosaurs with the heart of Finding Nemo.
Speckles, a ferocious tarbosaurus and his young son junior, mourning the loss of their family in an epic battle, roam the lands in search of food, adventure and peace. Under the watchful eye […]

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MeowMe Cat Café | Parkside | Review May 2019

MeowMe Cat Café in Parkside – Review
Purr-fect paradise for cat fans!
Visiting an animal café, where you can cuddle real-life pets in between having a cuppa, is something you’d ordinarily associate with a city like Tokyo.
Japan’s bustling capital has cafés devoted to everything from miniature pigs to hedgehogs, owls, and cats. And it’s the latter, where […]

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SA Whale Season Launch Party

SA Whale Season Launch Party | Victor Harbor | 11 May 2019

[ May 11, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA Whale Season 2019 Launch Party
Celebrate the start of the whale season at the Whale Season Launch Party held at Warland Reserve.
The 2019 Whale Season Launch Party will be held at Warland Reserve, with live music performed by local artists, along with local food, fun activities for the kids, attractions and a Marine Conservation Expo […]

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