may 2023 Articles

SANFL Super Matches | Family Zone with Free Kids Activities

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SANFL Super Matches
Footy fans and festival goers alike have plenty to cheer about this season thanks to a brand new gameday experience throughout the 2023 Hostplus SANFL League season.
In an exciting first for SANFL, one local footy game every weekend will be identified as a “SANFL SUPER MATCH” – presented in partnership with The Advertiser […]

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Ramsay Art Prize Exhibition | 27 May – 27 Aug 2023

[ May 27, 2023 to August 27, 2023. ] [caption id="attachment_183358" align="alignnone" width="630"] Ida Sophia with Witness in Ramsay Art Prize 2023, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; photo: Saul Steed[/caption]
Ramsay Art Prize Exhibition 2023
See the works of all 27 finalists at the Art Gallery of South Australia in a free exhibition open until 27 August 2023.
Congratulations to Ida Sophia, winner of the $100,000 […]

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Polonia Reserve Upgrade | Croydon Park

Polonia Reserve Upgrade Plans in Croydon Park
A new playground in Croydon Park will feature a HUGE soccer ball playground sculpture.
Following its partial closure for the South Road upgrade, Polonia Reserve has re-opened and a portion of this land is being redeveloped into open space for community use.  The Polonia Reserve upgrade will include an open kick […]

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Majors Road Pump Track | O’Halloran Hill

Majors Road Pump Track at O’Halloran Hill.
The Majors Road Pump Track is located alongside the Sam Willoughby International BMX (SWBMX) facility in O’Halloran Hill.  The track opened in May 2023 and has been built to cater for community use as the BMX facility is for club members only.

The pump track is an endless loop with […]

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Erth’s Prehistoric World | Review

Erth’s Prehistoric World – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
As part of DreamBIG Children’s Festival for one weekend only, see the prehistoric creatures of your imagination come to life on stage with this enchanting show from world-renowned Erth Visual and Physical.
Review by Claire Davill
The Erth crew create an amazing, immersive world on stage with expert puppetry and use […]

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FAST X | Movie Review | In Cinemas 18 May 2023

FAST X Movie Review – Is it OK for kids?
The 10th edition of the Fast & Furious franchise arrived in cinemas on 18 May 2023. Without giving away spoilers, here are our thoughts:
Fast-ten your seatbelts, and park your view of gravity and common sense aside, this is a non-stop thrill ride. It’s totally crazy – […]

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The Flying Canoe | DreamBig Children’s Festival | Review

The Flying Canoe – DreamBig Children’s Festival
DreamBig Children’s Festival has a family-friendly offering that can be enjoyed in your very own home, entering a world of imagination and learning about Kiribati culture along the way.
Review by Claire Davill

The Flying Canoe invites you to build your own canoe out of household items, then embark on an […]

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Salisbury Community Hub Youth Market | 18 May 2023

[ May 18, 2023; ]
Salisbury Community Youth Market
Featuring market stalls, entertainment, food, workshops and chill out zones.
The Salisbury Community Youth Market will offer an opportunity for young local producers and community groups to promote their small businesses, network, explore further opportunities offered by Twelve25 Youth Centre and have fun in a safe and welcoming environment.

The community is encouraged to […]

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Battunga Park and Playground | Meadows | Adelaide Hills

Battunga Park at Meadows in the Adelaide Hills has two great playgrounds to keep kids of all ages busy, plus expansive grassy areas for kids to run around on. 
Review by Jo Parkinson
The beautiful trees in the park provide plenty of lovely cool shade during the warmer months and spectacular autumn colours once the weather starts […]

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Giant Wombat (Diprotodon) Naming Competition | Closes 11 Jun 2023

Giant Wombat (Diprotodon) Naming Competition
Help name the Giant Wombat (Diprotodon) which will be installed at the upgraded Cormorant Drive Reserve playground in Hallett Cove and go in the draw for a prize pack from the South Australian Museum.
Cormorant Drive Reserve has an interesting history with a Diprotodon (Giant Wombat) fossil remains found in the area […]

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The Massive Maker Space | Festival Plaza | 20 & 21 May 2023

[ May 20, 2023 to May 21, 2023. ]
Maker Space at Adelaide’s DreamBIG Children’s Festival
Let your imagination run wild. Join South Australia’s own nature play company Climbing Tree in the Massive Maker Space.

Get creative with its huge pile of junk loose parts, Massive Maker Space is a small world of possibilities where you can create something never seen before.

Open from 10am until 3pm […]

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Adelaide City Kayak Tour with Earth Adventure | Review

Adelaide City Kayak Tour with Earth Adventure
View the CBD from the River Torrens / Karrawirra Parri and paddle past riverbank icons along the way on this scenic, guided tour.
Review by Carla Caruso
The River Torrens is as quintessentially South Australian as the Mall’s Balls and FruChocs.
But how close have you ever really got to it?
Well, we […]

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History Festival on Hutt Street | May 2023

Celebrate History Festival on Hutt Street this May!
Discover some of Adelaide’s unique heritage gems nestled in Hutt Street and be transported back in time.
Visit the Hutt Street Library with the kids and let their imaginations run wild at Lego Club. Build Lego models of Hutt Street’s historical sites and see your creations on display for the […]

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Sesame Workshop | Mental Health Resources

Sesame Workshop – Mental Health Resources
Multi-platform initiative, Sema Workshop is kicking off Mental Health Awareness Month with a variety of offerings including a new YouTube special, Elmo’s Mindfulness Spectacular.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, has announced a new organisation-wide focus on the emotional well-being of young children and their families. Responding to […]

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Movies at the ARC | Campbelltown | 20 May 2023

[ May 20, 2023; ]
Sing 2 – Free Movie Screening at the ARC
Following the unfortunate cancellation of Movies in the Park last month due to forecast rain, Campbelltown City Council present the all new, non weather dependent Movies at the ARC!

Join an evening of entertainment on the courts at The ARC in Campbelltown with a FREE screening of Sing […]

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Bloom Flower Crowns Workshop Parties

Bloom Flower Crowns Workshop Parties!
Bloom Flower Crowns Workshop Parties come to you, supply fresh or artificial flowers, and materials and your workshop host for up to 2 hours. After a demonstration, your workshop host will help your guests create their beautiful flower crown to take home.

Once everyone has finished, Bloom Flower Crowns pack up, no […]

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Movie Themed Roller Disco | Blackwood Recreation Centre | 20 May 2023

[ May 20, 2023; ]   
Movie Themed Roller Disco at Blackwood Recreation Centre
Dress up as your favourite movie character from any movie you can think of and go and enjoy a night of Roller Skating fun!
Blackwood Recreation Centre can’t wait to have everyone back for a huge night of fun with DJ Ollie, Face Painters, Games, Prizes and more!

Roller […]

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Kids Go Free to Adelaide Zoo in May

[ May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023. ]
This May, Adelaide Zoo turns 140 and they are celebrating with FREE ENTRY for kids* for the entire month.
During May, any child up to 14 years old can enter Adelaide Zoo totally FREE.*

It is Adelaide Zoo’s gift to you, to celebrate 140 years of connecting people with nature and saving species from extinction.

Take along your […]

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Meet Sonny and Friends! | BIG4 West Beach Parks

Meet Sonny and Friends! BIG4 West Beach Parks
Sonny the Starfish and his seaside friends are coming to West Beach Parks this winter, and can’t wait to meet you!
Whether it’s playing golf with Capri the Coral, Go-Karting with Daphne the Dolphin, or toasting marshmallows with Rick the Rock Lobster, Sonny loves to play at BIG4 West […]

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The Little Mermaid | In Cinemas 25 May 2023

[ May 25, 2023; ]
Disney ‘The Little Mermaid’ Movie
“The Little Mermaid” is the beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure.
The youngest of King Triton’s daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince […]

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The Port Block Party | Hart’s Mill | 12-14 May 2023

[ May 12, 2023 to May 14, 2023. ]
The Port Block Party in Port Adelaide
One of Adelaide’s hottest mobile festivals is popping up in a brand new location, this time bringing the good vibes to The Port.
This block party event is for all ages and this year, is all-weather inclusive as well. It will be held at the iconic Hart’s Mill and surrounding […]

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Durian Fest | Bonython Park | 6 May 2023

[ May 6, 2023; ]
Durian Fest Tour Adelaide 2023
Taste of Malaysia – Durian Fest Tour 2023 will be hosted in Bonython Park on Saturday 6 May 2023. The Durian Fest brings about not only the infamous Malaysian Musang King Durian but other authentic Malaysian cuisines to be experienced by visitors.  Enjoy authentic Malaysian delicacies, free food tastings and performances.

Some […]

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Brighton Sunday Market | North Brighton

Brighton Sunday Market is one of South Australia’s biggest open-air markets blending fresh produce, food carts and snack bars, with local arts and craft, antiques, collectables, and second-hand dealers selling just about anything.
Brighton Sunday Market is held in the grounds of Brighton Secondary School in North Brighton.  The morning market runs on the 2nd and […]

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Ended: WIN a 5 piece Palas Jewellery set for Mother’s Day

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Palas Jewellery
Designed to collect, inspire and share, Palas creates handcrafted jewellery with personal meaning using words, gemstones and symbols as gestures of love, healing and inspiration.  
Palas is a South Australian brand, designed from scratch and ethically handcrafted in quality sterling silver, brass, gemstones and pearls in Indonesia, China and Italy.
Sunsets, […]

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Edstart Achievement Awards Program 2023

Edstart Achievement Awards Program 2023
Know a student who deserves to be recognised? Nominations are open for the 2023 Edstart Achievement Awards Program, acknowledging students across a range of categories with an award and a $1,500 grant.
The program is open to students from primary and secondary schools across Australia.
Nominations close Friday 9 June 2023.
Find out more […]

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The Hendon Hub Community Event | 21 May 2023

[ May 21, 2023; ]
Family-friendly community event at The Hendon Hub
Bladez Hendon is hosting a fun afternoon for children and families to enjoy with free haircuts for kids.
Supported by the City of Charles Sturt, Bladez Hendon will launch their new barber business at The Hendon Hub.  There will be free haircuts for kids, a gaming zone with console gaming […]

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Big Fish (School Edition) | Hopgood Theatre | 4-6 May 2023

[ May 4, 2023 to May 6, 2023. ]
Big Fish (School Edition) Musical presented by Tatachilla Lutheran College
Ambition. Courage. Immortality. Redemption. Love. Also a witch, a giant and a glass eye. Intrigued?
Big Fish is a story about a father and a son. It’s also about being the hero of your own life. Expect laughter, tears, lots of songs and quite a bit of […]

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Playbook Performances | Street Circus Extravaganza | Adelaide | Apr & May 2023

[ April 28, 2023 to April 30, 2023. May 6, 2023 to May 7, 2023. May 12, 2023 to May 13, 2023. ]
Free Street Circus Extravaganza – Adelaide
The City of Adelaide is proud to present a range of events in the city year-round! This April and May, head to the city streets for a FREE night of illuminated circus fun that the whole family can enjoy! 
Prepare to be amazed as a group of highly skilled acrobats light […]

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David Archer Presents: Summer Fun for Everyone | Glenelg | May 2023

David Archer Presents: Summer Fun for Everyone
David Archer presents his amazing interactive artworks, inspired by Victorian and Edwardian travelling sideshows and carnivals.
As part of the SA History Festival, this exhibition will be presented at the Bay Discovery Centre by City of Holdfast Bay. Peer in wonder into one of David Archer’s hand-cranked dioramas, or have […]

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Carclew House Tours and Activities | 13 May 2023

[ May 13, 2023; ]
Carclew House Tours and Activities.
Every year as part of  South Australia’s History Festival, Carclew swings open its doors for tours of the house and grounds. Learn about the links this iconic manor has to significant figures in South Australian history while touring the house and participating in family-friendly activities.
Carclew House was built on Kaurna Land […]

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