may 2019 Articles

Fables, Fairy Stories and Fantasy | Kay Brothers Winery and Cellar Door | 2 Apr – 21 Jul 2019

[ April 2, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
Fables, Fairy Stories and Fantasy
As part of this month’s History Festival, Kay Brothers are opening up their personal library. An exhibition called, “Fables, Fairy Stories and Fantasy” will be a showcase of their children’s book collection.
With a collection spanning 170 years and 5 generations of children’s books, this exhibition will give visitors the opportunity to marvel at […]

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Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend | 17-20 May 2019

[ May 17, 2019 to May 20, 2019. ]
Clare prepares for the 35th annual Gourmet Weekend in May 2019
The Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend is held every year in May, attracting thousands of visitors to the region. The festival is a celebration of the end of vintage and the region’s award winning wines, local food and country hospitality.
The renowned festival is a celebration of […]

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Mt Barker Family Fun Day | Steam Ranger Heritage Railway | 26 May 2019

[ May 26, 2019; ]
Steam Ranger Heritage Railway Mount Barker Family Fun Day
‘Redhen’ Railcar shuttle trains from Mt Barker to Gemmells and return – departing 11am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm.

Tickets for railcar shuttle trips available from Mt Barker Station from 10am to 3pm on Friday 24th May, or at Mt Barker Station on the day.

Fares: Adults & Seniors $15, Children […]

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Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk | Hahndorf to Beaumont | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; ]
The Hahndorf Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk is a great community event enjoyed each year by all who participate.
Each year hundreds of walkers make the trek following the trail made by German pioneer women as they carried their fresh produce from Hahndorf to market in Adelaide 180 years ago.

The Pioneer Women’s Trail was rediscovered by members […]

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Pome Fest | Adelaide Hills | 31 May – 1 Jun 2019

[ May 31, 2019 to June 1, 2019. ]
Pome Fest Winter Launch
Pome Fest is a two day event that offers a range of different activities covering all things apple and pear, with festivities to celebrate the end of this year’s apple and pear harvest in the Adelaide Hills.
Apples and pears are commonly referred to as pome fruits. The word pome is a Middle […]

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Heritage Harvest Festival | Beaumont House | 19 May 2019

Heritage Harvest Festival 2019
Join the walkers who complete the Pioneers Women’s Trail from Hahndorf to Beaumont in the heritage garden of Beaumont House for a Heritage Harvest Festival.
Relax in the splendid garden with a glass of wine or a Devonshire tea. Food stalls will be on hand for lunches and for you to shop for […]

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Dolls, Bears, Toys Exhibition

Dolls, Bears, Toys & Collectibles Exhibition | Fullarton | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Dolls, Bears, Toys & Collectibles Exhibition 2019
The Exhibition displays dolls from early examples to more recent ones. Also on display will be other toys, teddy bears and a large variety of collectibles.
A special exhibit for children will be the Enchanted Wood display, which features a variety of Sylvanian Family dolls in a whimsical woodland wonderland […]

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Birdwood Farm Day | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; ]
Birdwood Farm Day 2019
Birdwood Primary School proudly presents the 45th annual Birdwood Farm Day
Go along for a day of country fun in the forest, and enjoy the best of what the local community has to offer. Enjoy the surroundings of Mount Crawford forest with crisp autumn air, the smell of wood smoke from campfires, freshly […]

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Salisbury Plays at Golding Oval | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Salisbury Plays – Free Community Event
Salisbury Plays will transform Golding Oval on Sunday 19 May 2019 with free sports, games, competitions, jumping castles, face painting, live performances and local stalls.

Activities/Vendors on the day will include:

Early Steps Childcare Centre – Colouring in competition
The Friends of Dry Creek Trail – Information displays
GKR Karate Sports […]

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE* Entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo | 12 May 2019

[ May 12, 2019; ]
Mother’s Day at Adelaide Zoo
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE* Entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo
This Mother’s Day, all Mums get free* entry at Adelaide Zoo with any full price ticket purchase.

Treat Mum to mini massages near Nature’s Playground from 10.30am to 2.30pm and Haigh’s chocolates giveaways throughout the day**.

Adelaide Zoo are also hosting A […]

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Mother’s Day at Centennial Park | 12 May 2019

[ May 12, 2019; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Mother’s Day at Centennial Park
South Australia’s pre-eminent cemetery remembers mothers, grandmothers and all the special women in our lives especially on Mother’s Day.
On Sunday 12 May, Centennial Park will celebrate this special day with beautiful live music throughout the Park.
Classical instrumentalists and modern vocalists will be scattered throughout the grounds to enhance the experience of […]

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The Nappy Collective

The Nappy Collective | 10 – 24 May 2019

[ May 10, 2019 to May 24, 2019. ]
The Nappy Collective 2019
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 […]

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Spirit: Riding Free | New Show Launching on ABC ME | 8 May 2019

Spirit: Riding Free
Inspired by the Oscar® nominated film, “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron,” DreamWorks Animation Television introduces an all-new original television series, “Spirit Riding Free,” a coming-of-age story about three best friends, the horses they love, and a world of adventure.
A daring and natural-born leader, 12-year-old Lucky moves from the big city to wild ranch […]

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Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival 2019 | Torrensville | 5 May 2019

[ May 5, 2019; ]
Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival 2019 – Adelaide’s Largest Japanese Cultural Festival
Now in its 24th year, the Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival is a celebration of the cultural and social links between the people of Japan and Australia. It is a great day for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy Japanese music, performances, […]

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Big Family Weekend | DreamBIG Festival | 25 & 26 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019 to May 26, 2019. ]
A free fun-filled weekend for the whole family
This FREE family event for children of all ages will take over the North Terrace Cultural Boulevard for two fun-filled days. Theatres, galleries, museums, universities, libraries, and gardens will be full to the brim with hundreds of children and families immersed in arts activities and dreaming BIG. Choose […]

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Circus Rio in Elizabeth Grove | 16-26 May 2019

[ May 16, 2019 to May 26, 2019. ]
Circus Rio in Elizabeth Grove
Like no Circus you’ve ever seen before, Circus Rio will be in Elizabeth Grove for the first time ever from 16 May to 26 May 2019. Be amazed as the incredible performers of Circus Rio take the whole family on a journey around the world, beginning at the famous Carnival of […]

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk | Victoria Park | 19 May 2019

[ May 19, 2019; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2019
Join the RSPCA for their South Australian flagship walk in Adelaide at the NEW location – Victoria Park.

It’s set to be another amazing day because 5,000 people and their dogs will walk the two or four kilometres course for animals in need.

After the walk, enjoy a village style atmosphere showcasing everything […]

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SACWA 90th Birthday Autumn Fair | Kent Town | 4 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019; ]
SACWA 90th Birthday Autumn Fair
The South Australian Country Women’s Association is 90 years young this year, founded in 1929 by Mrs Mary Warnes MBE.  To celebrate their 90th, SACWA will be holding a number of functions including an Autumn Fair on the 4 May in Kent Town, travelling history exhibition, State President’s tour, Gala Concert […]

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Adelaide Crows v Fremantle | Sunday Funday | Adelaide Oval | 5 May 2019

[ May 5, 2019; ]
Adelaide Crows v Fremantle at the Adelaide Oval
Spend this Sunday at the footy! It’s Sunday Funday, which means kids’ General Admission tickets are FREE as the Crows take on Fremantle at Adelaide Oval.

It’s also the second of the special ‘Eddie’s Little Legends’ Junior Rounds, so junior members who visit the McDonalds Kids Zone will collect […]

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Playgroup on the Green | West Beach | 8 May 2019

[ May 8, 2019; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Playgroup on the Green at Barratt Reserve
Playgroup on the Green is a huge outdoor event with fun for everyone, featuring all your Playgroup favourites including messy play, crafts, sensory play, baby-zone and physical play.
There will be something for all ages, including a coffee van for the adults, inflatable soccer and a sausage sizzle.
One ticket required […]

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Adelaide United vs. Melbourne City | Hyundai A-League Elimination Final 2 | 5 May 2019

[ May 5, 2019; 6:30 pm; ]
The Hyundai A-League 2019 Finals Series is here and it’s time to feel the finals.
Be there to experience the emotion of finals football as the heroes of the Hyundai A-League battle it out to become champions. On Sunday May 5, Adelaide United will host Melbourne City FC at Coopers Stadium in the second Elimination Final, […]

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Bush Babies Playgroup | Cleland Wildlife Park | 2019

[ April 30, 2019; May 7, 2019; May 14, 2019; May 21, 2019; May 28, 2019; June 4, 2019; June 11, 2019; June 18, 2019; June 25, 2019; July 2, 2019; ]
Bush Babies
Bush Babies is a weekly nature-based playgroup for parents and preschool children aged 1 to 4 years.
Cleland is the perfect setting to engage in nature play and develop a relationship and appreciation for nature while exploring social interactions with other children. Each week will involve different activities that will promote a new educational […]

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Kids Club | Cleland Wildlife Park | During School Terms 2019

[ April 30, 2019 to May 1, 2019. May 7, 2019 to May 8, 2019. May 14, 2019 to May 15, 2019. May 21, 2019 to May 22, 2019. May 28, 2019 to May 29, 2019. June 4, 2019 to June 5, 2019. June 11, 2019 to June 12, 2019. June 18, 2019 to June 19, 2019. June 25, 2019 to June 26, 2019. July 2, 2019 to July 3, 2019. ]
Kids Club
Kids Club is a weekly nature-based drop-off club for primary school-aged children aged 5 to 12 years. Kids Club encourages independence and self-growth. Parents and guardians can relax in the cafe or return at the completion of each session.
Cleland is the perfect setting to engage in nature play and develop a relationship and appreciation […]

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disney on ice adelaide 2019

Ended: WIN Tickets to Disney on Ice Celebrates Mickey & Friends | 7 – 10 Jun 2019

Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends
Disney’s Moana Takes the Ice for the First Time in Australia with New Ice Skating Extravaganza. Grab your mouse ears and get ready for the ultimate interactive event at Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends.
Disney On Ice heads to Adelaide at the Entertainment Centre on the June long […]

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Mother’s Day in Adelaide | Gift Ideas | 12 May 2019

[ May 12, 2019; ]
Mother’s Day Sunday 12 May 2019
Mother’s Day gift ideas and family friendly activities 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, […]

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Share Stories Of Mum On Mother’s Day | Enfield Memorial Park | 12 May 2019

[ May 12, 2019; 10:30 am; ]
South Australians are invited to share stories of their mums, grandmothers and other women of significance at a Mother’s Day service at Enfield Memorial Park in May.
To be held on the Folland Lawn at Enfield Memorial Park on Sunday 12 May 2019, the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority’s Service of Remembrance will take place from 10.30am until […]

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Superhero Roller Disco | Blackwood Community Centre | 4 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019; 6:30 pm; ]
Roller Disco Super Hero Theme
“May the fourth be with you” at the Blackwood Community Recreation Centre on Saturday 4 May 2019.
In a galaxy far, far away, superhero’s and villains are called to action for the ultimate battle on the roller disco floor.
Dress up for your chance to win some amazing prizes. There will also be […]

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Gumeracha Medieval Fair | 4-5 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019 to May 5, 2019. ]
Gumeracha Medieval Fair 2019
The twelfth annual Gumeracha Medieval Fair will be held on the 4 & 5 May in Federation Park from 10am-5pm on Saturday & 10am-4pm Sunday 2019.
Once again, there will be another two days of medieval fun and excitement. This year, the resident Oracle has forecasted mostly fair weather and the event promises […]

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National Walk Safely to School Day

National Walk Safely to School Day | 17 May 2019

[ May 17, 2019; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day
National Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is on Friday 17 May 2019.
Celebrating its 20th year, National Walk Safely to School Day is an annual event encouraging all primary school children, their parents and carers, to walk and commute regularly and safely to school. It is a community event seeking […]

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Get Baked Adelaide

Get Baked Adelaide | Dessert Market | 18 May 2019

[ May 18, 2019; ]
Get Baked Adelaide
‘Get Baked’ is a new event coming to Adelaide this May for dessert lovers.
At this market, the most decadent desserts will be all under one roof. You’ll find some of Adelaide’s best bakers and dessert food trucks. Treat yourself to monster shakes, doughnuts, macarons, cupcakes, full-sized cakes, brownies, crepes, and so much more.

This […]

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family bike ride and nature play afternoon

Family Bike Ride and Nature Play Afternoon | City of Marion | 4 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Family Bike Ride and Nature Play Afternoon
Enjoy the outdoors in autumn with an afternoon of nature play and a gentle family bike ride.
The Family Bike Ride includes a ride along the Sturt River Trail from Warriparringa Wetlands to Oaklands Wetland and back. It will kick off with a Kaurna Welcome to Country and cultural walk […]

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Blue Devil Snorkel Second Valley | 5 May 2019

[ May 5, 2019; ]
Blue Devil Snorkel Second Valley
Join professional snorkel leaders and marine biologists for a guided snorkel within Encounter Marine Park at Second Valley reef. The reef and jetty is home to an amazing variety of colourful fish and plant life.
EMS snorkel events are proudly supported by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board and DEWNR […]

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David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR | South Australian Museum | 1 Mar – 14 Jul 2019

[ March 1, 2019 to July 14, 2019. ]
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough
David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR is an award-winning fully immersive virtual reality experience produced by Alchemy VR.
In 360 video virtual reality, dive deep beneath the waves on the Great Barrier Reef, sitting next to your guide, David Attenborough.  Taking you through vibrant corals, darting fish and […]

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The Mik Maks Play | Adelaide Festival Centre | 11 May 2019

[ May 11, 2019; ]
The Mik Maks PLAY
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

Be taken on a Mik Mak musical adventure with brothers Al, Joel and Drums the Panda. There’s lots of games to play and musical fun to be had with The Mik Maks “Play” show.

Young audiences will learn valuable concepts like sharing, creative sibling play, healthy eating, brushing your […]

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Tinkertime: The Broken Bubble Machine | Adelaide Festival Centre | 4 May 2019

[ May 4, 2019; ]
Tinkertime: The Broken Bubble Machine
By Nay Nay | Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre
See ABC Kids star Nay Nay at the Adelaide Festival Centre in Tinkertime: The Broken Bubble Machine. See Nay Nay and her tinkering friends on board HMS ‘Curiosity’, a grumpy old bubble-powered airship that flies world-wide. But when the ship breaks down, the […]

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Muggle Fest | Adelaide | 5 May 2019

Muggle Fest 2019
Witches, Wizards, Magical Creatures, and Muggles alike… A Harry Potter inspired day full of fun for all is coming to Adelaide.
Editor’s Note: As of 1 May 2019 we have not had any further details about this event, therefore, sadly it looks like it’s not happening. 
With competitions for best dressed, quizzes, dark lord funk […]

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Adelaide Gaol History Day | Thebarton | 5 May 2019

[ May 5, 2019; ]
Discover the unique story of Adelaide Gaol at it’s annual History Day.
Operational for 147 years, approximately 300,000 prisoners passed through the Gaol’s doors, with 45 executions carried out.
This year, the staff at Adelaide Gaol have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you a new and exciting exhibition, with a collection of officer hats […]

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Phil Cummings - Danny

Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books | Exhibition at the State Library of SA | 18 Apr – 29 Sep 2019

[ April 18, 2019 to September 29, 2019. ]
Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books
This FREE interactive exhibition takes you into the creative mind of award-winning South Australian author Phil Cummings.
Editor’s Note: Due to popular demand, the Phil Cummings: Stories Behind the Books exhibition has now been extended to Sunday 29 September 2019 (previously was running until 21 July 2019).
From his first book, Goodness […]

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A to Zoo Preschool Program | Adelaide Zoo | 6 May – 28 June 2019

A to Zoo is a fun-filled, action-packed preschool program for 2 to 4 year olds.
Join Adelaide Zoo for an 8 week program that will introduce your preschool child to a different animal each week through storytelling, craft and music. This fun-filled program is designed to get your child excited about the animals at Adelaide Zoo […]

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Positive Discipline: Parent and Educator Seminar | Plympton Community Centre | 15 May 2019

[ May 15, 2019; 6:30 pm; ]
Raising Literacy Australia is proud to present ‘Positive Discipline’ with Madhavi Parker, a workshop for parents and educators.
Madhavi Nawana Parker is founding Director at Positive Minds Australia. Madhavi is an author, keynote and public speaker and mother of three children.
Madhavi’s workshop on Positive Discipline will take you through a simple and practical approach to improving […]

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