may 2023 Articles

Kickstart for Kids Against Period Poverty | Donations Needed Urgently

South Australian not-for-profit organisation, KickStart for Kids (KSFK), is desperately calling on donations of sanitary items as part of its mission to help end period poverty in South Australia.
Sadly, 1 in 4 South Australian females experience period poverty.
KickStart For Kids launched a new program in 2021, KickStart For Kids Against Period Poverty. It aims to raise […]

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SANFL Super Matches | Family Zone with Free Kids Activities

[ June 12, 2023; June 18, 2023; June 24, 2023; July 8, 2023; July 23, 2023; July 30, 2023; August 19, 2023; August 26, 2023; ]
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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TreeClimb Parties | Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest

Parties at TreeClimb 
Now with two venues to choose from – Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest! TreeClimb offer a unique DIY style of celebration! They take care of the climbing and the rest is up to you.
There are NO EXTRA FEES, NO MINIMUM NUMBERS AND NO MINIMUM SPEND! Simply book for who is climbing on the day.

For […]

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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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Reconciliation at Warriparinga | 27 May 2023

[ May 27, 2023; ]
Reconciliation at Warriparinga
Southern Cultural Immersion, in collaboration with Green Adelaide and City of Marion, is hosting a free community event to celebrate Reconciliation Week 2023.
The event will feature live music, bush foods and drinks available for purchase, and market stalls. Plus, there will be a range of free cultural experiences to book. The event will […]

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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 | Review

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

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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 Gaol History Day | Thebarton | 21 May 2023

[ May 21, 2023; ]
History Day at Adelaide Gaol
Adelaide Gaol’s annual History Day is back! And this year you can immerse yourself in the captivating stories of the female felons who once resided within the haunting walls of Adelaide Gaol.
From a fortune teller to the most incarcerated individual in the state’s history, prepare to be transported back to a […]

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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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The Moseley Igloos | Glenelg | 12 May – 4 Sep 2023

The Moseley Igloos – Dining Out in Glenelg
The Moseley igloos are back for winter and will be open from 12 May – 4 September 2023. Dine out in an igloo featuring a cosy and warm fireplace and room for eight people.
Located outside at The Moseley Bar and Kitchen Glenelg, you can choose between relaxed lounge […]

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National Reconciliation Week | 27 May – 3 Jun 2023

[ May 27, 2023 to June 3, 2023. ]
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 in the reconciliation […]

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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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Victor Harbor Winter Whale Fest | 28 May – 25 Jun 2023

[ May 28, 2023 to June 25, 2023. ]
Victor Harbor Winter WhaleFest 2023.
The Winter WhaleFest is a month-long festival celebrating the arrival of the Southern Right Whales on the Fleurieu Peninsula, and an opportunity to share the passion the Victor Harbor and Fleurieu community has for the protection and preservation of their coastal landscapes and marine environment. 

The Victor Harbor Winter WhaleFest program features more […]

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Market in the Mall | Gathered Design Market | Adelaide

[ May 14, 2023; June 11, 2023; September 10, 2023; October 29, 2023; December 3, 2023; ]
Gathered Pop-up Market in Rundle Mall
Gathered is bringing you a pop up version of their design market with ‘Market in the Mall’ in partnership with Rundle Mall, South Australia’s premier shopping destination.
Gathered Design Market are bringing their unique market atmosphere to Gawler Place Canopy in Rundle Mall for regular pop-up Sunday Markets.  Drop by on […]

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POP Market | Hahndorf Memorial Institute | 2023

[ June 18, 2023; July 16, 2023; August 20, 2023; September 17, 2023; October 8, 2023; November 19, 2023; December 9, 2023 to December 10, 2023. ]
POP Market
POP Market aims to bring you the best of South Australian small businesses and their beautiful handmade products. You can expect to find homewares, gifts, home produce, jewellery and more. 
POP Market runs Sundays and some Saturdays from 11am- 4pm in the Hahndorf Memorial Institute. It is filled with small businesses and people with hobbies […]

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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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Wear Orange Wednesday | Say Thanks to Our Volunteers | 17 May 2023

[ May 17, 2023; ]
WOW Day – Wear Orange Wednesday – is a national day of recognition to say ‘thank you’ to all SES volunteers across Australia.
This year WOW Day will be celebrated on Wednesday 17 May 2023.  WOW Day celebrations will be held across Australia and all workplaces and organisations are encouraged to host their own WOW Day […]

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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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