may 2022 Articles

Top Gun: Maverick | Movie Review | In Cinemas 26 May 2022

Top Gun: Maverick Movie Review – Is it OK for kids?
Strap in for what is bound to be one of the biggest movies for 2022.  The need for speed is back again in a huge way!
Top Gun: Maverick is a spectacular edge-of-your-seat blockbuster which is thrilling one minute, yet tender the next. It is a […]

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Legendary Textile Tales – Art Exhibition | Children’s Artspace | Adelaide Festival Centre | 7 May – 12 Jun 2022

Legendary Textile Tales Art Exhibition at Children’s Artspace
‘Legendary Textile Tales’ is the second exhibition in Adelaide Festival Centre’s newest gallery Children’s Artspace, where all artwork is created by and for kids!

Created by the students of Salisbury East High School and Craigmore High School with the guidance of artist Caitlin Bowe, ‘Legendary Textile Tales’ takes famous […]

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SIX the Musical at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide | Until 12 June 2022 | Review

SIX the Musical | Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide – Review
For just three weeks, this sassy, pop-fuelled musical is taking over Her Majesty’s Theatre. The focus? The ill-fated, six wives of Henry VIII. 
by Carla Caruso
Could there be a more interesting concept?
The tragic tales of the six wives of Henry VIII – Britain’s Tudor King – are […]

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Preschool Enrolment | South Australian Government Preschools

Is your child ready to start preschool?
South Australian government preschools support your child’s learning and development to give them a great start in life. Kindy is currently for 1 year in the year prior to starting school.
Children who turn 4 before 1 May 2023 can start preschool at the beginning of next year.

If you’re uncertain […]

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Women’s and Children’s Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service

Women’s and Children’s Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service
If you have a sick child and don’t know what to do you can contact the new Women’s and Children’s free Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service for help. The service connects parents with a virtual team of highly skilled emergency doctors and nurses who […]

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Copper Coast Flame Festival | 27-29 May 2022

[ May 27, 2022 6:00 pm to May 29, 2022 6:00 pm. ]
Copper Coast Flame Festival 2022
A three-day festival showcasing local products and artisans throughout the Copper Coast.
The new and exciting Flame Festival, which stands for: food, light, art, music and entertainment, will be celebrated across Kadina, Moonta and Wallaroo.

The Copper Coast tourism team will be showcasing the talents of the Copper Coast local groups and artisans who […]

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Best Activities & Things to Do for Teenagers in Adelaide

The BEST activities and places to visit with teens & tweens in Adelaide
When the school holidays roll around or there’s a free weekend ahead and you need to get the older kids out of the house (and off their screens!), we have the best boredom busters to help!  
Take a look at our list below […]

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Disney On Ice Adelaide 2022

WIN Tickets to Disney On Ice presents Into The Magic Opening Night in Adelaide

Celebrate the magic of courage, love and adventure at Disney On Ice!
Disney On Ice returns after 3 years to the Adelaide Entertainment Centre 10-13 June (long weekend).
Discover why no dream is too big at Disney On Ice presents Into The Magic when your favourite Disney stories come to life through world-class ice skating.

Seek adventure in […]

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John Street Family Fun Day | Main Streets of Australia Week | 21 May 2022

[ May 21, 2022; ]
John Street Family Fun Day
With more than 2 million small businesses in Australia, and many of these on our main streets and in our business precincts, they do an enormous amount for the community, and we need this to continue.
There will be a family fun day held at John Street in Salisbury to celebrate one […]

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SIX the Musical | Her Majesty’s Theatre | 21 May – 12 Jun 2022

[ May 21, 2022 to June 12, 2022. ]
SIX the Musical
Get ready to get down as the six wives of Henry VIII take to Her Majesty’s Theatre stage from 21 May in Adelaide. 
Remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak, these spirited queens retell their story, their way, in a high-octane 75 minute global musical phenomenon. After performing to over 70,000 people in the […]

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LEGO Model Icebreaker Ship | South Australian Museum

See the LEGO Icebreaker Ship RSV Nuyina at the South Australian Museum

A massive LEGO model of Australia’s new icebreaker RSV Nuyina has anchored in the South Australian Museum’s foyer after sailing across the sea from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
The model is on loan from the Australian Antarctic Division and was brought to life […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Until 24 Jul 2022

[ April 14, 2022 to July 24, 2022. ]
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2022
For the first time in South Australia, you can gaze through the lens of some of the world’s best wildlife photographers and marvel at the beauty of our planet.
The world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, features exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular […]

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Exploring North Terrace in Adelaide

Exploring North Terrace, Adelaide
If you’re visiting Adelaide for the first time or you’re planning on spending the day in the city with your family, you must explore Adelaide’s cultural boulevard, North Terrace. There is always something new to discover.
Arguably the most picturesque street in the City of Adelaide, take a walk through this historical area […]

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HEXADECA in Rundle Mall | Adelaide | 14 May – 2 Jun 2022

[ May 14, 2022 to June 2, 2022. ]
HEXADECA in Rundle Mall – Spin, relax, stay a while.
After an enthralling debut at WOMADelaide 2022, HEXADECA has arrived in Rundle Mall with a dream-like installation of custom-built spinner seats, inviting exploration and interaction from participants from all walks of life.

People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to engage with the seats however they […]

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Hike for History | Mercedes College | 26 May 2022

[ May 26, 2022; ]
Hike for History and support future generations
Walk in the footsteps of Olympic medallists, world-class musicians, actors and even the Premier of South Australia.
Join Mercedes College for their exclusive ‘Hike for History’, part of May’s South Australia’s History Festival.  Limited to only 50 guests, this inaugural event will see participants enjoy a pre-hike coffee in the […]

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The OG Wiggles Reunion Tour Adelaide

The OG Wiggles Reunion Tour | Review

The OG Wiggles Reunion Tour – Review 2022
What an amazing reunion concert by The Original The Wiggles – so good to see Greg, Jeff, Murray & Anthony, along with all their friends, back together on stage performing all the songs we know and love.
About 15 years ago we took our now Miss 17 to her […]

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Full Stop. | FREE Period Awareness and Education Day for Girls | 28 May 2022

[ May 28, 2022; ]
Full Stop.
Girl Guides South Australia with support from the Commissioner for Young People and Children will host a FREE Period Awareness and Education Day for all girls aged 10-17.
Full Stop. is more than just period talk. They want to inspire their girls to be bold and confident, to not be ashamed or scared of their […]

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Adelaide’s Festival Theatre Shells Light Up with SA Art | Until 3 Jun 2022

[ April 22, 2022 to June 3, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_166797" align="alignnone" width="630"] Artist: Cedric Varcoe, Photo credit: Simon Rogers[/caption]
Adelaide Festival Centre’s Iconic Festival Theatre Shells Light Up with SA Art
Adelaide Festival Centre’s iconic Festival Theatre shells come alive this Autumn.
The brand-new large scale animated projections have been designed by local South Australian artists, in a collaboration with the award-winning creative team Electric Canvas. […]

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Adelaide Central Market | Autumn Recipes

Adelaide Central Market Autumn Recipes
The Adelaide Central Market has released a collection of autumn recipes to prepare at home.  
Between the months of March and May, SA’s apple orchards start bearing fruit, which come in an assortment of autumn colours and varieties; including Sundowners, Red Delicious, Fuji and Pink Ladies. The tarter green Granny Smiths […]

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SA Youth Week Events | 13-22 May 2022

[ May 13, 2022 to May 22, 2022. May 13, 2022 to May 22, 2022. ]
SA Youth Week 2022
SA Youth Week (SAYW) is South Australia’s biggest celebration of young people aged 12-25.
Held over 10 days from Friday 13 May to Sunday 22 May, SAYW recognises their ideas, talents and contributions and includes a wide range of events and activities by and for young people.

This important week aligns with the Connect […]

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WIN Tickets to Pinocchio: A True Story | In Cinemas 19 May 2022

WIN Tickets to Pinocchio: A True Story
Pinocchio: A True Story, is a new animated feature film based on one of the most well-known fairytales in the world.
For many years, generations of kids from different countries have been brought up reading the wonderful story of a wooden puppet, following his adventures and witnessing his magical transformation from […]

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SA Medieval Fair | Paracombe | Review

SA Medieval Fair | Paracombe | Review
You’ll find knights, archery, jousting, unicorns and medieval entertainment, food and drink for all ages at the SA Medieval Fair. The SA Medieval Fair, organised by SA Medieval Fair Inc. runs for two days early in May each year.
Historically the fair has been held at Gumeracha, but from 2022 […]

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Children’s Artspace | Adelaide Festival Centre

Children’s Artspace: a place for learning through play, creativity, and expression.
Children’s Artspace at the Adelaide Festival Centre is a place for all children, students, and families to go and share ideas and engage in art created by South Australian children.
With a brand-new exhibition for each school term, Children’s Artspace provides a safe space for discussions […]

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Durian Fest | Bonython Park | 15 May 22

[ May 15, 2022; ]
Durian Fest 2022 at Bonython Park
Durian Fest returns to Bonython Park with an even bigger event with more food traders and lots of durians! You can order a range of durian products to be collected at the Adelaide Durian Fest. Collection can be made on the day between 11am-1pm and payments can be made then.
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Great Aussie Coin Hunt 3 | Celebrating Australia | Collect $1 Coins

Great Aussie Coin Hunt 3
The 2022 Great Aussie Coin Hunt showcases new iconic and admired parts of Australian life.
The Great Aussie Coin Hunt, brought to you in partnership by Australia Post and the Royal Australian Mint, gives you the chance to collect the set of 26 exclusive $1 coins featuring classic Australian icons from A-Z, […]

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Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16) Wetland Now Open

The Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16) Wetland is now open for families to enjoy.
If you have been wondering what is looks like behind the fences around the southern end of Victoria Park, you can now explore the area after it was officially opened on Friday 6 May 2022. The path winds its way around the 3.2 […]

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French Family Day | Fete de bienvenue | Mount Barker | 14 May 2022

[ May 14, 2022; ]
French Family Day – Fete de bienvenue 
Enjoy a French inspired family afternoon with Alliance Francaise Adelaide.
There will be French themed activities by Alliance Francais, delicious crepes from Sweet by Caroline and a movie screening of a French family movie plus Bocce and Quoits on the lawn. Children receive a crepe as a part of their […]

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Mount Barker Science Fair | Cornerstone College | 15 May 2022

[ May 15, 2022; ]
Mount Barker Science Fair
The Mount Barker Science Fair is designed especially for families with primary school aged children. It is hands-on, interactive and loads of fun.
The second annual Mount Barker Science Fair at Cornerstone College aims to delight and engage with all ages. Watch the amazing Phantastic Physics Show by Nitro Nat, marvel at Warrawong […]

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Australian Swimming Trials | SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | 18-22 May 2022

[ May 18, 2022 to May 22, 2022. ]
2022 Australian Swimming Trials 
The Australian Championships are returning to the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in May 2022.
The Dolphins are back in action and vying for team selection in their first big hit out on Australian shores since the Olympics. With team selection for the upcoming FINA World Championships and Commonwealth Games up for grabs, […]

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Get Stoked! BMX Jam | Woodside | 14 May 2022

[ May 14, 2022; ]
Get Stoked! BMX Jam
A day of BMX-ing fun for all bike-nuts aged 8-25, with heaps of fun BMX-ing skills games and challenges, coaching and much more. 
The Lighthouse crew will set up various skills games and challenges over the day to suit different ages and skill levels. Their mechanic will be on hand to help with […]

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National Families Week | Adelaide Events | 15-21 May 2022

[ May 15, 2022 to May 21, 2022. ]
National Families Week 2022
Each year, over a hundred thousand people and hundreds of organisations celebrate National Families Week (15-21 May) – Australia’s annual celebration of families.
The aim of National Families Week is to celebrate the vital role that families play in Australian society. National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make […]

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The Moseley Igloos | Glenelg | 6 May – 4 Sep 2022

The Moseley Igloos – Dining Out in Glenelg
Dine out in an igloo this winter featuring a cosy and warm fireplace and room for eight people.
The Moseley Igloos are available to book from 6 May until 4 September 2022.  Located outside at The Moseley Bar and Kitchen Glenelg, you can choose between relaxed lounge seating or […]

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Oz Comic-Con Homegrown | Adelaide Showground | 21 & 22 May 2022

[ May 21, 2022 to May 22, 2022. ]
Oz Comic-Con Homegrown Adelaide 2022
Oz Comic-Con is thrilled to announce their return to South Australia, welcoming Adelaidian pop culture fans with arms wide open for their first Adelaide-based event since 2017.
Oz Comic-Con’s Homegrown format will feature a plethora of local guests and state-based content alongside a showfloor bursting with exciting opportunities. The event is also excited […]

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Mini Float Competition | National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant | Enter by 30 Jun 2022

Mini Pageant Float Competition 2022
Children aged from 5 to 16 years of age have the chance to win an exclusive experience at this year’s National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant.
Children in South Australia have the chance to get creative and add to the celebration of 90 years by taking part and designing a mini float. The winning […]

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Pop-Up Storytime at Beaumont House | 12 May 2022

[ May 12, 2022; ]
Pop-Up Storytime at Beaumont House
A very special pop-up storytime hosted by Burnside Library.
Held in the gardens of beautiful Beaumont House, they will share stories of gardens and growing food, reimagining what life would have been like for the people who lived and worked in this historic house and garden.

This event is being held as part […]

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SA Medieval Fair | Paracombe | 7 & 8 May 2022

[ May 7, 2022 to May 8, 2022. ]
SA Medieval Fair at Paracombe
Experience a world of medieval fun and excitement at Paracombe with medieval displays, demonstrations, markets, food and entertainment. There will be jousting, archery, roving jesters, stilt walkers, food, drink, markets and more at this family friendly event.


SA Viking longship group will debut their new 10 meter Viking longship hand crafted […]

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Fork in the Port | Hart’s Mill | Port Adelaide | 14 May 2022

[ May 14, 2022; ]
Fork In The Port
Join Fork On The Road at Harts Mill in Port Adelaide on Saturday 14 May for a chilled Saturday arvo of food trucks, local beveraginos, live music and entertainment for the kids.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with twelve of your favourite food trucks serving up delicious meals, drinks, desserts and snacks. Local legends […]

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National Reconciliation Week | 27 May – 3 Jun 2022

[ May 27, 2022 to June 3, 2022. ]  
National Reconciliation Week 2022
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
The dates for NRW remain the same each year – 27 May to 3 June.

These dates commemorate two significant milestones […]

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Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | How to See it in Adelaide | 6 & 7 May 2022

[ May 6, 2022 to May 8, 2022. ]
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
In 2022, the Eta Aquarids will peak on the night between 6–7 May.
The annual Eta Aquariid meteor shower will hopefully be visible on Saturday and Sunday morning if there are clear skies. While the weekend marks the peak of the shower, it may also be visible on the days previous and following, […]

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Pick Your Own Apples | Mahnew Orchard | 7 May 2022

[ May 7, 2022; ]
Pick Your Own Apples at Mahnew Orchard
Grab the kids and head to Lenswood to pick fresh Pink Lady apples straight from the trees at Mahnew Orchard.
Mahnew Orchard are opening for one final day this year so families can pick their own Pink Lady Apples on Saturday 7 May 2022.

Entry includes one of their picking bags and of […]

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