may 2024 Articles

Happy Days at IKEA Adelaide | Half Price Family Dining

Make the most of Fridays at IKEA with half price dining for the whole family.
Every Friday after 11am IKEA Family Members can enjoy half price on any mains in the Swedish Restaurant.  Dishes include meatballs, roast chicken, salmon, chicken parmigiana and vegetable curry.  The discounted dishes range from just $5 to $8 each. Plus, during […]

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S(MAC)K Talk with Wayne Holdsworth | Suicide Prevention Program for Parents & Teens

Wayne Holdsworth is asking everyone to be a real friend and family member and REALLY listen.​
EDITOR’S NOTE: Warning, this story may be distressing for some readers.
After tragically losing his teenage son Mackenzie (Mac) to suicide in October 2023, Wayne Holdsworth founded a suicide prevention program called S(MAC)K Talk, a not-for-profit company, teaching parents and teens […]

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Sherry Park Playground and BMX Track | Mylor | Review

Sherry Park playground in Mylor has undergone a fantastic upgrade and now boasts a ninja warrior course and toddler-friendly playground in addition to the existing BMX track, meaning there’s something for everyone – little kids and big kids.
Review by Claire Davill
Sherry Park sits adjacent to the Mylor oval and is situated right in the middle […]

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Encouraging Kids to Spend Less Time on Screens

Scouts SA encourages more face to face and less face to screen time for kids.
Scouts SA is calling for kids to spend more time socialising face to face than on screens to encourage and support the development of important life skills and attributes such as resilience, leadership, problem solving, personal engagement, curiosity and a desire […]

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Grug | Windmill Theatre | Australian Tour | May & Jun 2024

[ May 28, 2024; May 30, 2024; June 1, 2024; June 7, 2024; June 11, 2024; June 14, 2024; June 19, 2024; ]
From the top of a Burrawang tree to a stage near you, Grug is hitting the road for a four month tour to 28 venues across Australia, starting in May 2024.
Inspired by the iconic children’s books by Ted Prior, experience the heartwarming adventure of Grug and his friends seen by over 60,000 audience members worldwide.

Once […]

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Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | Open Days

[ June 16, 2024; July 18, 2024 to July 21, 2024. August 18, 2024; September 15, 2024; October 20, 2024; November 17, 2024; ]
Heritage on Sunday – Family Friendly Events at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum.
Managed and maintained by theTea Tree Gully Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum holds family friendly public openings on the third Sunday of the month.
The Highercombe Hotel, a prominent landmark in the historic township […]

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Free Flu Vaccination for Children 6 Months to Under 5 Years

Free flu vaccination for children.
All children in South Australia aged 6 months to under 5 years are eligible for a free flu vaccination.
Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a viral infection which causes fever, headache, muscle aches and pains, runny nose, sore throat, and coughing. In children it can also cause vomiting and diarrhoea.
Flu […]

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Lameroo Silo Art Project | Eastern Silo Reveal

The incredible Lameroo Silo Art Project was officially completed in April 2024 on the Eastern Viterra Silo, in Lameroo, South Australia.
The mural was completed in just 3 weeks, by the extraordinarily talented Sam ‘SMUG’ Bates, at the heels of art curators Juddy Roller.  This artwork beautifully reflects Lameroo’s rich farming routes, paying tribute to the […]

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Meet CommBank Matildas Players | LEGO® Store Marion | 29 May 2024

[ May 29, 2024; ]
Meet 3 players from the CommBank Matildas at the LEGO® Certified Store in Marion
The LEGO® Certified Store Marion is bringing you an exclusive opportunity to meet 3 of your favourite CommBank Matildas players – Alanna Kennedy, Mackenzie Arnold and Caitlin Foord.
The Commbank Matildas are taking on China on Friday 31 May 2024, returning to SA […]

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Help Break Down Barriers for Young Australians to Stay In Sport

Elite athletes have come together to share their experiences of body shaming to help change negative body image behaviour within community sporting clubs to encourage more young Australians to stay in sport.
With the Paris Olympics just two months away, former Olympic swimmer Libby Trickett knows all too well how intense the media spotlight can be […]

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Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk with Kids | Review

Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk in the Adelaide Hills.  Follow the footsteps of South Australia’s early pioneer women as they carried their produce to market, marvelling at the views and the effort these women required to make a living many years ago!
Review by Claire Davill
Each May, the National Trust runs the Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk – […]

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The Pet Show | Adelaide Review

A family-friendly day out for pet owners and animal lovers, The Pet Show has a lot to offer for young and old.
Review by Claire Davill
The Pet Show was new to Adelaide in 2024, and looks like it may become an annual event – we loved our day out and recommend it to all animal loving […]

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Semaphore Foreshore Redevelopment Plans | Have Your Say by 19 May 2024

Take a look through the Semaphore Foreshore revised redevelopment plans and have your say.
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield has released the revised Draft Master Plan for Semaphore Foreshore for community engagement and they would like you to share your thoughts.
The revised Draft Master Plan has been developed from all of the feedback they received […]

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Bluey’s World Immersive Experience | Brisbane | Opens 7 Nov 2024

Experience A Day In The Life Of The Heeler Family – For Real Life.
A one-of-a-kind Bluey immersive experience opening in Brisbane, Queensland from November 2024.
Embark on a special journey with Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli. Immerse yourself in a day in the life of the Heeler family through Bluey’s World – a life-sized immersive experience […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures in Adelaide

WIN Tickets to Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on opening night, Friday 14 June 2024!
Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane ride in Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and up-close character interactions!
See Elsa, […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to THE GARFIELD MOVIE | In Cinemas 30 May 2024

Garfield (voiced by Chris Pratt), the world-famous, Monday-hating, lasagna-loving indoor cat, is about to have a wild outdoor adventure!
After an unexpected reunion with his long-lost father – scruffy street cat Vic (voiced by Samuel L. Jackson) – Garfield and his canine friend Odie are forced from their perfectly pampered life into joining Vic in […]

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Mini Float Competition | National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant | Enter by 30 Jun 2024

Design a Mini Float for the 2024 National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant.
Primary school children have the chance to win an exclusive experience at this year’s National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant by getting creative and designing a mini float.  Submit a minimum of one full-colour, hand-drawn or digital drawing of the mini float design, or create a model […]

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Port Adelaide Lighthouse Tour | 24 May 2024

[ May 24, 2024; ]
Explore a Port Adelaide icon this May – the Lighthouse is open for visitors during the South Australian History Festival.
First lit in 1869, the Lighthouse is still operational but did you know that it has been relocated several times? Join a guided tour to learn more about the history of this landmark, climb the 75 […]

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The Crocodile Club | Free Early Learning Program at SA Museum

The South Australian Museum has partnered with Raising Literacy Australia and the Little Book Press to provide inspiring learning experiences for visitors under 5 and their families.
The Crocodile Club is a brand new FREE early learning program for the South Australian Museum’s littlest visitors and their families. This new program has been created to share […]

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Rozelle Reserve Playground Upgrade | Opening Jun 2024

Construction works for the Rozelle Reserve playground in Melrose Park are set to kick off on Monday 13 May 2024.
The construction is anticipated to be completed by mid-June (weather permitting). The new playground (which will be fenced) will be installed before the existing one is removed, ensuring that kids still have something fun to play on […]

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Get Stoked! FREE Bike Riding Community Event | Lynton Reserve | 18 May 2024

[ May 18, 2024; ]  
Get Stoked! is a FREE bike riding community event by Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc.
Go along on Saturday 18 May 2024 for an MTB jam session at the Lynton 4 Cross Track from 10am – 1pm. There will be good times, hi-fives and berm shralps. Event-goers can take along friends or make some new ones. There […]

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TreeClimb Parties | Adelaide & Kuitpo Forest

Parties at TreeClimb 
TreeClimb Adelaide now offers a range of party packages for your next celebration: the TreeClimb Party Package and the DIY Birthday Option. You can also DIY with a celebration at TreeClimb Kuitpo Forest.
TreeClimb Party Package – TreeClimb Adelaide only
The TreeClimb Party Package is designed for ultimate fun and convenience. Available only on weekends […]

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FREE Term 3 & 4 Tuition for Mid-year Reception Starters | Catholic Education South Australia

Free Tuition in Terms 3 & 4 – Catholic Education South Australia 
Reception students who join a 2024 mid-year intake at a Diocesan Catholic school will get free tuition in Terms 3 and 4! It is not too late to tour a local Catholic school and enrol to start school in Term 3 if your child […]

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National Reconciliation Week | 27 May – 3 Jun 2024

[ May 27, 2024 to June 3, 2024. ]
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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Competition Entries Now Open | Royal Adelaide Show 2024

Entries are now open for the 2024 Royal Adelaide Show competitions. With over 40 sections on offer across a range of categories, there’s something for everyone. 
Do you have a brilliant baker, savvy sewer or green thumb at home?  From arts, crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Royal Adelaide Show offers you and […]

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Market in the Mall | Gathered Design Market | Adelaide

[ May 12, 2024; June 16, 2024; July 14, 2024; August 11, 2024; September 8, 2024; October 6, 2024; November 3, 2024; December 7, 2024; ]
Gathered brings 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 brings their unique market atmosphere to Gawler Place Canopy in Rundle Mall for regular pop-up Sunday Markets.  Drop by on one of the dates below between 9am […]

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National Families Week | 13-19 May 2024

[ May 13, 2024 to May 19, 2024. ]
Each year, over a hundred thousand people and hundreds of organisations celebrate National Families Week in 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 contact with your […]

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National Simultaneous Storytime | Bowerbird Blues | 22 May 2024

[ May 22, 2024; ]  
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 24th successful year, it is a […]

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Once Upon a Teepee | Sleepover Party Hire

Once Upon a Teepee – Adelaide Party Hire for Sleepover Parties.
Once Upon a Teepee provides premium themed sleepover equipment with everything you need for your event, including delivery and assembly, providing a dreamy sleepover experience.
Catering for all ages, Once Upon a Teepee have everything you need to hire for your child’s next sleepover party. All […]

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Glow in the Dark Ghost Mushrooms | Walking Tours | Mount Gambier

When to see Ghost Mushrooms in Mount Gambier – Walking Tours.
UPDATE 2024: The Ghost Mushroom Lane event will not be opening this year, however you can book a guided tour. See below for more information.
Take your family on a walk into the forest at night and experience the glow of these intriguing fungi with a […]

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