Glenside Park | Review
Glenside Park is a brand-new public space in Adelaide’s East, offering the whole community access to a variety of leisure and sporting opportunities.
The park opens up 1.5 hectares of tree-lined space with expansive grass areas, a brand new playground, sheltered picnic tables, exercise equipment and a basketball half-court.
We checked out the playspace […]
Glenside Park | Review
Pack your bags for a road trip to the “Magic Beach”
Review by Sharon Harrington | May 29, 2021
Have you ever felt nostalgic for an era of your life before it has even passed? That is the idea behind this evocative stage show, inspired by Alison Lester’s much-loved children’s book, Magic Beach.
A family of five sets […]
WIN a Family Pass to Disney’s Cruella
Academy Award® winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars in Disney’s “Cruella,” an all-new live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, the legendary Cruella de Vil.
“Cruella,” which is set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock […]
Tröll by Trick of the Light Theatre, NZ, at the DreamBig Children’s Festival | Review
Review by Brooke Hendry
Scary scratching behind the walls, cables moving like snakes & a sarcastic Icelandic grandma that knows all there is to know about terrifying Trolls…
As we enter Space Theatre, we see only a table and a projector screen as […]
Tusmore Park Wading Pool Upgrade – Concept Plans Revealed
The Tusmore Park wading pool has been popular with families, particularly those with toddler-aged children, for many years. However, at more than 50 years old it has reached the end of its useful life and the new refurbishment plans have been revealed.
In recent times, closures of the […]
[ May 27, 2021 to June 3, 2021. ]
National Reconciliation Week
National Reconciliation Week, held between 27 May and 3 June, is a time for all Australians to learn about shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in our country.
This year’s theme – More than a word. Reconciliation takes action – urges the reconciliation […]
Adelaide Durian Festival
Durasia will be organising the Adelaide Durian Fest 2021 at Bonython Park.
EDITOR’S NOTE: DUE TO THE COVID LOCKDOWN IN VICTORIA THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED – NEW DATE TBA
Order a range of durian products to be collected at the Adelaide Durian Fest. Collection can be made on the day between 11am-3pm and payments […]
Cooking Playgroup – Il Nido Children’s Centre
Cooking at playgroup is a great way for children to learn to follow instructions, work together, share, experiment and negotiate. These are all important skills to practise in preparing for school.
Sharing recipes from different cultures and family traditions is a great way to encourage children to try new flavours […]
[ May 23, 2021; June 27, 2021; August 22, 2021; November 28, 2021; ]
Open Days at Stangate Garden
Discover Stangate Garden, one of Adelaide Hill’s best kept secrets.
Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of Australia’s largest […]
City Kids Playgroup – The Salvation Army
Take your babies and pre-school aged kids to the City Kids Playgroup on Tuesday mornings for fun and conversation at the Salvos on Pirie Street.
Your little ones will enjoy activities such as games, singing, chalk art and playing with toys.
Tea and coffee is provided for parents.
City Kids is the […]
Da Costa Reserve Playspace Redevelopment
Work has begun on the redevelopment of the Da Costa Reserve play space at Glenelg East.
When completed, it’ll boast a flying fox, additional monkey bars and more opportunities for toddler play. The works are expected to be complete by the end of May.
The existing Da Costa Reserve Playspace equipment reached the […]
The Winter Village: Ice-skating & Igloos in Adelaide – Review
An alpine-inspired wonderland has popped up in the heart of Adelaide in time for winter. Hit the rink, feast on delish food and drink, and meander through the twinkling igloo village, filled with catered private igloos.
by Carla Caruso
I’ve never been a ski bunny, but the term, […]
[ May 23, 2021; ]
Learn about Navigation at Dock 2 in Port Adelaide
Presented by Clipper Ship ‘City of Adelaide’ as part of the SA History Festival, children will learn how to make a compass from the kit supplied, then use that compass to navigate around Dock 2.
Volunteers will be on hand to assist. Enjoy displays in Shed 13 tracing […]
[ May 30, 2021 to June 6, 2021. ]
Victor Harbor WhaleFest
Victor Harbor WhaleFest is a week long program of events celebrating the start of the whale season on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
From Sunday 30 May to Sunday 6 June Victor Harbor will welcome the 2021 season with a Welcome Ceremony, Expo, Science Talks, Junior Whale Spotter Training, and an art trail and painting workshop […]
[ May 16, 2021; ]
Adelaide Food Fringe Closing Party
Celebrate the close of the Adelaide Food Fringe 2021 event with free cooking classes, local music and great food and drinks.
The Stag Hotel will be presenting three fantastic cooking demonstrations and live music from Dusty Lee and Baby Mo at their Adelaide Food Fringe closing event taking place on the 16th […]
[ May 16, 2021; ]
Tea Tree Gully Post Office and Telegraph Museum Anniversary
On Sunday 16th May 2021 at 11.30am, Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum will hold a re-created opening ceremony of the Tea Tree Gully Post Office & Telegraph Station which took place in 1880.
The below was reported in an article about the day in The S.A. Register on […]
[ May 16, 2021; ]
Newenham’s First Community Garage Sale
On Sunday 16 May 2021, from 9am – 4pm, eleven homes in the Newenham neighbourhood will be taking part in a Community Garage Sale, with residents selling treasures they no longer need.
Newenham is a tight-knit community in the heart of the Adelaide Hills and only half an hour away from Adelaide. […]
[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
A Fork in the Park at Elder Park
In partnership with the Adelaide Festival Centre’s DreamBig Children’s Festival, Fork on the Road will be hosting a weekend long Fork In The Park event. There will be plenty on offer including delicious dumplings, sweet stroop-wafels, a mega-mixed grill, the perfect paella and everything in between.
Held over the […]
[ May 15, 2021 to May 16, 2021. ]
National Railway Museum History Festival
Celebrate the annual SA History Festival – Behind Closed Doors.
There will be drivers experiences on steam locomotive Peronne and Bluebird railcar Kestrel, various carriages (not usually open) ready for tours. Plus, the 1940s Cafe car will be open, as well as Dave’s catering van.
Various carriages and areas, not usually accessible to […]
[ May 26, 2021; May 28, 2021; June 23, 2021; June 25, 2021; ]
Little Tikes on Bikes
Go along with your little ones for this fun-filled program.
Make sure to take your child’s bike and helmet. They’ll be able to navigate the mini-road network – with workable traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, a train crossing and roundabout.
Minimal safety information will be delivered as this session is more about children gaining confidence […]
[ May 22, 2021; June 5, 2021; August 1, 2021; ]
Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days
City of Salisbury will plant 10,000 trees along the Little Para River corridor.
These plantings will increase canopy cover and understorey within the City of Salisbury to enhance and conserve natural habitat, contribute to quality of life and the natural environment experience for residents and open space users.
As part of […]
[ May 23, 2021; ]
Mount Barker Railway Heritage Festival
A family-friendly open day at Mount Barker Railway Station, featuring heritage railcar return trips to Bugle Ranges.
Families can enjoy a range of activities including the Depot which will be open for inspections (donation at gate), $2 section car rides (4 years and over), a sausage sizzle, hot and cold refreshments, children’s […]
[ May 29, 2021; ]
Cleland Blitz 2021
Roll up your sleeves and put your green thumbs to good use at the Cleland Blitz at Cleland Wildlife Park.
Their scaly, furry and feathered friends love meeting new people but hate cleaning up after themselves – help them keep their park beautiful.
Spend the day at Cleland Wildlife Park and help them re-vamp their […]
[ May 14, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Clare Valley Gourmet Week
Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend is now Gourmet Week!
With an eye on the past and a nod to the future, the Clare Valley SCA Gourmet Week will be revitalised and re-imagined into a new week-long format. With the concept of ‘gourmet’ central to the festivities, the new format will allow the region to […]
[ May 7, 2021 to May 21, 2021. ]
The Nappy Collective
If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we are all connected and that good things can happen when we come together to support our local community.
For many people, 2021 is starting to offer hope for a new kind of normal. But for thousands of Australians, the effects of losing their income and […]
[ May 14, 2021; ]
Boho Luxe Market Coming to Adelaide in May 2021.
Boho Luxe Market will bring together a curated selection of products from 200+ creatives, including glamping, sustainable fashion, jewellery, artworks, homewares, furniture and skincare, with vegan options in a bohemian wedding setting.
New to Adelaide in 2021, attendees will be able to meet the makers and take part […]
[ May 14, 2021; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day 2021
On Friday 14 May, children from across South Australia will put their feet first, and journey towards a healthier future by participating in the 22nd anniversary of National Walk Safely to School Day.
The annual event aims to raise awareness for the various benefits regular walking (especially to and from […]
Dental Checkups for Children with SA Dental
Did you know that tooth decay is the nation’s most common health problem – five times more common than asthma?
Children with poor oral health are more likely to experience pain, miss days from school and perform poorly in the classroom. Untreated tooth decay can lead to problems with speaking, […]
[ May 15, 2021; ]
From Cold War to International Cooperation: 60 Years of Human Spaceflight – Free Family Friendly Event
As part of South Australia’s History Festival, the Australian Space Discovery Centre is exploring 60 years of human spaceflight in their first ever event on Saturday 15 May 2021.
Having only just opened up their doors to the public, the […]
[ May 16, 2021; ]
The Park Lands Project – Free One-Day Festival
The Park Lands Project is a free one day art, music and citizen science meets nature festival as part of the 2021 SA History Festival.
The Park Lands Project will feature family friendly site-informed art installations, citizen science workshops plus nature walks and talks. They invite the public on […]
Mother’s Day Recipe Ideas from the Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Central Market have provided a selection of recipes perfect for Mother’s Day coming up this weekend. This includes caramelised pear and ginger crumble, chocolate beetroot brownies and chocolate mousse, toasted almond & mixed berry tart.
Adelaide Central Market has over 70 traders under one roof and is […]
[ May 8, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
Pick Your Own Apples at Mahnew Orchard
If you missed out last weekend, this is your last chance to get fresh Pink Lady apples, straight from the tree at Mahnew Orchard.
Treat your Mum for Mother’s Day and bring her out to visit the Mahnew Orchard family-friendly orchard. They will have some lovely Mother’s Day gift bags for sale, […]
[ May 5, 2021; ]
Australian Space Discovery Centre has been launched at Lot Fourteen
The Australian Space Discovery Centre (ASDC) has been officially launched in Adelaide at Lot Fourteen. The centre is home to the Australian Space Agency in 2021 and will be opening to the public in May 2021.
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will be able to explore the […]
[ April 30, 2021 to May 2, 2021. May 4, 2021 to May 9, 2021. ]
TASTING AUSTRALIA is here!
What a wonderful afternoon it was at Town Square in Tarntanyangga/Victoria Square. It’s the hub with FREE entry where you can enjoy a fantastic selection of great food with stalls serving up tasty SA produce.
There’s also a huge selection of wine, cocktails, beers, soft drinks and coffee. So even if you can’t […]
[ May 8, 2021; ]
World Migratory Bird Day at St Kilda
Head to St Kilda this Saturday to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day.
Participants on the day will get to paint their own brightly coloured cut-out to join the Flock Oz – a community-driven project raising awareness about sharing our beaches.
While you’re there, learn about amazing shorebirds, view them through telescopes […]
[ May 16, 2021; ]
RSPCA Million Paws Walk – Adelaide’s Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi, Port Pirie & Wallaroo
After being cancelled due to Covid in 2020, Million Paws Walk is back in South Australia in 2021, by popular demand.
While they might do things a little differently this year, it will still be a fun-filled day for the whole family, and a great […]
[ May 26, 2021; ] [caption id="attachment_150298" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Marie Gasper[/caption]
Supermoon and Total Lunar Eclipse Blood Moon
On Wednesday 26 May 2021, Australia will get a big surprise with a super flower moon and total lunar eclipse blood moon visible from most of the country.
If you missed the April pink super moon, don’t worry because this is set to […]
[ May 17, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival
The Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival is held on the Copper Coast in regional South Australia in the coastal towns of Wallaroo, Moonta and Kadina.
In 2017 the festival had a fresh new all ages approach and increased support from the community. With a record amount of associated activities put […]
[ May 19, 2021; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2021
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
Every year, a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country.
Now in its 21st successful year, […]
Capella Reserve – New Skate Park & Bigger Car Park Construction
Construction work has commenced this April on the new look skate park and bigger car park at Capella Reserve, Hallett Cove.
The construction is expected to take approximately 6 months, with completion expected in late 2021. The existing car park will be closed during this time. […]