november 2013 Articles

Dora the Explorer saves the Crystal Kingdom | Hoyts Jnr

Nick Jr. presents Dora the Explorer saves the Crystal Kingdom. In this feature length adventure, Dora and Boots travel into a storybook to help their new friend Allie save the Crystal Kingdom. And they need your help! A Greedy King has taken all of the crystals that make the kingdom colourful.
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Port Noarlunga SNUBA Open Day | 30 November 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
On Saturday November 30th, Port Noarlunga SNUBA are officially opening for the 2013/14 season.  It will be a great weekend with the Christies Beach Food and Wine Festival plus the Sand Sculpture Exhibition on as well.  Head to the beach to enjoy these great events and learn about SNUBA.  There will be free giveaways, prizes, raffles and legitimate discounts to all bookings made […]

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SwimSAFER Week | 25 November – 1 December 2013

SwimSAFER Week is a national campaign between Swim Australia and Energy Australia highlighting vital water safety messages, focussing on the importance of an Emergency Action Plan – primarily for use in and around aquatic environments.   As summer approaches and the weather warms up, more and more families will use backyard pools, local swimming centres, rivers and beaches to cool […]

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The Gruffalo Special | Event Cinemas | 30 Nov – 8 Dec 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 10:30 am; December 1, 2013; 10:30 am; December 7, 2013; 10:30 am; December 8, 2013; 10:30 am; ]
For a strictly limited time, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child will be shown at Marion’s Event Cinemas as a double feature special.  This loveable monster and his adventures will be brought to life on the big screen starting on Saturday, November 30.  All tickets are $7.00 each (plus $1.10 for online bookings).

The Gruffalo
Based on the best […]

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Adelaide’s Sweetest Christmas Display | Rundle Place | from 18 Nov 2013

In this, its first Christmas trading period, Rundle Place will set a new benchmark for festive displays with the most magical and sweetest Christmas exhibit in town.
Set to feature a 2m x 1.8m x 1.2m gingerbread house surrounded by huge Christmas baubles, Christmas trees up to 2.4m high and 1.2m high gift stacks all completely […]

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Willunga Christmas Tree Festival | 30 November & 1 December 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. December 1, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
This year’s Willunga Christmas Tree Festival theme is ‘Christmas Around the World’.  There will be over 50 Christmas trees on display along with activities such as a kids passport trail, tasty treats and crafts such as mosaics, stained glass and ceramics for sale.  There will also be Devonshire teas on offer.  Entry for adults is $3 with children free.
What:  […]

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Christmas Light Displays 2013 | Adelaide Suburban Streets Light Up

[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ]
Every year the number of home owners who adorn their properties in sparkling lights seems to grow, making our suburban streets come to life after dusk.  It’s a fabulous FREE treat for the children to wander along and admire the efforts some families go to, bringing Christmas cheer to their neighbourhood.
This is one of those times, […]

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SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | Marion | Aqua Splash Review

SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre – Marion
Formally known as the The AquaSplash program, the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre has a WIBIT – the giant floating inflatable obstacle course made up of different modules for balancing, climbing, jumping and sliding.
WIBIT is for individuals aged 6 years and older who are competent swimmers and is situated in their […]

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South Australian Country Women’s Association Christmas Tree Festival | 29 & 30 Nov 2013

[ November 29, 2013; 10:30 am; November 30, 2013; 10:30 am; ]
The South Australian Country Women’s Association Christmas Tree Festival will be held over the last weekend of November and will feature hand decorated trees, a variety of stalls, face painting, a Devonshire morning and afternoon tea, as well as a sausage sizzle!  The festival will be staged on the upper floor of the SACWA State Office, […]

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Laser Tag Schnitzel Night | Cheeky Ratbags Play Cafe | 15 Nov 2013

[ November 15, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
LASER TAG Schnitzel night this coming Friday 15 November 2013 at 6pm-8:30pm
There are two age groups, 5-8 year olds and 9-12 year olds, $14 per child. Price includes 2 laser missions and play time on the equipment. Meal not included in price, however schnitzels and cafe menu all available. Children/siblings under 4 get free […]

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Loxton Lights Festival 2013 | 30 November to 31 December 2013

[ November 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ]
Loxton shines during this joyous festival with thousands of twinkling fairy lights, bright colourful banners, sparkling garlands and tinsel to create a magic spectacle. An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned with over 350 illuminated Christmas scenes, paintings and coloured light […]

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Community Cultural Day | Pooraka | 17 November 2013

[ November 17, 2013; 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
The Pooraka Farm Community Centre will be holding a Community Cultural Day on Sunday, 17 November 2013.  The day will showcase multicultural performances, musicians, dancers, choirs and drummers.  There will also be a free sausage sizzle.
Pooraka Farm Community Centre (formerly Pooraka Farm Neighbourhood House) offers a variety of activities such as lead-lighting, language and literacy […]

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Macclesfield Strawberry Fete | 24 November 2013

[ November 24, 2013; 9:00 am; ]
The 2013 Macclesfield Strawberry Fete will be held on Sunday November 24th in Davenport Square, Macclesfield in the Adelaide Hills.  The day will be a family orientated mega Christmas market featuring lots of delicious strawberries, market stalls, BBQ, food, refreshments, children’s activities and entertainment.  Admission is free.
What:  Macclesfield Strawberry Fete

When:  Sunday 24 November 2013 | 9.00am – 3.30pm

Where:  Davenport Square, […]

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Glendi Greek Festival | Bonython Park | 30 Nov – 1 Dec 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 12:00 pm; December 1, 2013; 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

2013 marks the 35th celebration of Glendi and to mark the occasion the festival is returning to an open park setting – Bonython Park, Adelaide.  A fun filled weekend of music, dance, art and culture – not to mention mouth-watering Greek food and sweets, and everyone’s favourite – plate smashing!  So if you are seeking a weekend of family […]

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Ended: WIN 4 Tickets to Peppa Pig Live! Treasure Hunt


WIN 4 Tickets to see Peppa Pig Live! Treasure Hunt on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at 12.30pm at the Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre. We have 3 prizes on offer, valued at $250 each.
{Children under 12 months of age do not […]

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Langhorne Creek Vignerons Day | 17 November 2013

[ November 17, 2013; 9:30 am; ]
One of the most popular Sunday race days on the South Australian calendar, the Langhorne Creek Vignerons’ Day is more than just a horse race.  Celebrating the best that the local region has to offer in food and wine, the day is one for all the family to enjoy the atmosphere and grounds of the […]

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McHappy Day 2013 | 9 November 2013

[ November 9, 2013; ]
This year McHappy Day will be celebrated on Saturday 9th November 2013 and McDonalds are calling on all Australians to get involved.  The long running charity campaign is aiming to raise $3.4 million so that Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) can continue to provide much needed programs and services for seriously ill children and their families.  McDonald’s Restaurants across the […]

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Peppa Pig Live! Treasure Hunt | 26 Nov – 6 Dec 2013

Attention all Peppa Pig fans! Peppa is coming to Adelaide to star in her own live show – Peppa Pig Live! Treasure Hunt.  Life Like Touring in association with Fiery Light UK are excited to announce the Australian debut of this brand new live children’s theatre show, direct from London’s West End.
In this beautiful new theatrical production, […]

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Wonderland Family Markets | Prospect | 23 November 2013

[ November 23, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The Wonderland Family Markets is touted as a family market with something for everyone. They hope to provide families with quality locally handmade children’s and babies clothes, personalised items, wall art, toys and furniture, bedroom decor, blankets, bibs, delicious cup cakes, photography and much, much more.
There will be free activities for children such as face painting and Splodge will be there […]

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Fireman Sam: The Great Fire of Pontypandy | Hoyts Jnr | Nov 2013

Fireman Sam: The Great Fire of Pontypandy is back on the big screen due to popular demand!  When Fireman Sam performs a super-heroic rescue he is awarded a special bravery medal and offered a new job in Newtown by visiting Chief Fire Officer Boyce. Meanwhile, a Pontypandy Pioneer Scouts camping trip leads to a forest […]

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HSA Family Fun Day | 10 November 2013

[ November 10, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Heart Support Australia – Central Adelaide Branch are holding a Family Fun Day on Sunday, November 10 to raise awareness for prevention of heart disease in Australia.  There will be entertainment, workshops all day, food and drinks and fun for the whole family.  For the children there will be a performance by Cool 4 Kids, a […]

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ENDED: Win Tickets to The Fairies Princess Concert | Noarlunga or Whyalla

Noarlunga: F. Paterson & M. Hall  Whyalla: T. Buckler & M. Bergmann
WIN 4 Tickets to see The Fairies Princess Concert at either the Hopgood Theatre, Noarlunga or the Middleback Theatre, Whyalla (valued at $94 each). Two Runner Up winners will receive a Fairies Princess Prize Pack […]

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Marion Outdoor Pool Open Day | 17 November 2013

[ November 17, 2013; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Bring your family along to the outdoor Marion Swimming Centre for a great day of fun activities and demonstrations on Sunday, November 17.  The Marion Swimming Centre is a premier open air swimming facility set in grassed and shady grounds and located in the heart of Marion, offering summertime fun and relaxation for everyone.  Natural […]

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SA Dog Rescue Christmas Party | 30 November 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA Dog Rescue are celebrating the festive season with their annual Christmas party on Saturday, November 30th.  SA Dog Rescue is a registered not-for-profit organisation, supported by volunteers in South Australia who are dedicated to saving pets from euthanasia, and finding them a new home where they can live the life they deserve.  Bring the whole family, dogs […]

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Monster Fair | Gawler | 17 November 2013

[ November 17, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Monster Fair 2013 on November 17th will be fundraising for Relay for Life Gawler 2014.  This yearly event is held to raise money for the Cancer Council Relay for Life Gawler Event as part of Team “Pirates” fundraising efforts.  There will be market stalls, food and drinks, entertainment and activities.  For the children there will be a […]

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IKEA Teddy Bears Picnic and Pageant After-Party | 9 & 10 Nov 2013

[ November 9, 2013; 11:00 am; November 10, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
This year, IKEA Adelaide will once again be hosting SA’s biggest Teddy Bear’s Picnic. On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of November 2013, IKEA are opening its doors to invite all families, children and friends to come along and help celebrate this occasion and raise much needed funds for the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation.
There’ll be […]

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Rainbow Family Fair | Clovelly Park | 10 Nov 2013

[ November 10, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
A family market extravaganza! Rainbow Family Fair will be a HUGE event you won’t want to miss. Only on once a year, the Rainbow Family Fair was created when five market lovers joined together to create a one of a kind market extravaganza!  The first market will be held on 10 November 2013 at the Cosgrove Hall.  There […]

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Mitcham Primary School Fete | 3 Nov 2013

[ November 3, 2013; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]

Come to Mitcham Primary School’s 2nd biennial Fete.

They have entertainment including banjo yodelling Taylor Pfeiffer, the Police Dixie band, Hip Hop Crews and the team from Behind the News will be appearing.

There will be food stalls, amusement rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, a dunking machine, trash n treasure, lucky dips, a bar, scones & […]

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Kapunda and Light Agricultural Society Inc Show | 2 Nov 2013

[ November 2, 2013; ]
The Kapunda Show was founded 156 years ago to promote agricultural, horticultural and related resources of the Kapunda & Light District.  Today it continues as an annual event, run by volunteers and is a fun day out for the whole family.  The main show day is Saturday, November 2nd followed by Horses In Action on […]

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Clancy – The Jellybean Train | Summer Rides at the Park 2013

Toot Toot!  Clancy the Jellybean Train will be available for rides at both Bonython Park and Jubilee Park over the coming months as the warmer weather sees families make the most of the beautiful outdoors.  Clancy will also appear on North Terrace in front of Adelaide University, driving along the footpath, on Sunday, November 10th, the day after the […]

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Fešta – The Croatian Food & Wine Festival | 30 November 2013

[ November 30, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
Fešta – The Croatian Food & Wine Festival is an annual one day outdoor event held each November and 2013 will be the 10th consecutive year.  Held at The Croatian Sports Centre SA Inc. in Gepps Cross, Fešta has always been a relaxed and casual family day out with a strong emphasis on delicious food and great entertainment.  […]

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Semaphore Carousel’s 75th Anniversary Party & Open Day | 10 Nov 2013

This Year the Carousel has been on the Semaphore Foreshore for 75 years and to celebrate they are having a party!  Built in the 1920’s, the carousel is believed to be the largest operating carousel in Australia with 40 handcrafted wooden horses (most other rides like this only have 36 horses).  As a seaside carnival attraction of yesteryear, […]

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South Australian Cricket Season 2013/14

For cricket fans out there South Australia fields three high performance state teams you can follow throughout the summer – the West End Redbacks, the Adelaide Strikers and the Scorpions.  There is also strong under age representation for both boys and girls with SACA’s junior programs.  Children can learn to play cricket in numerous ways such as Milo Cricket, Grade […]

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Play & Go Adelaide Reader Survey

Have you got a spare five minutes to answer some questions?
Play & Go Adelaide has been running for about 18 months now and in that time we have published over 1,100 stories about activities and events for Adelaide families and kids.  A huge Thank You to the 151,000 plus visitors we’ve had on our website during […]

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Pooraka Show | 8 November 2013

[ November 8, 2013; 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]

The Pooraka Show by Pooraka Primary School is on Friday 8 November 2013 and they are inviting everyone to come along to enjoy the fun.

There will be  30+ specialised stalls, amusements and exhibits, hot food and much more.

Special guests Mickey and Minnie Mouse will be visiting between 5.00-6.00pm too!

There will be a jumping castle, merry […]

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Stirling Arts Festival | 10 November 2013

[ November 10, 2013; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]

The Stirling Arts Festival, held on the grounds of St Catherine’s School, will celebrate the diverse range of arts present in the local community.

Upon entry a fabulous selection of outdoor art will be on exhibit and beyond this a festival atmosphere will be evident with an array of market stalls, arts based activities and workshops […]

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Campbelltown Moonlight Markets | Nov 2013 to Mar 2013

[ November 1, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. December 6, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. February 7, 2014; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. March 7, 2014; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

The Campbelltown Moonlight Markets for Summer Season 2013/2014 will soon be here. These markets were very successful last Summer with over 34,000 people visiting the four events. Highlights anticipated for the upcoming season include a visit from Father Christmas with his elves and fairies, live performances from a variety of local talent, roaming Christmas carols, […]

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St Petersfest 2013 | St Peters Lutheran School Blackwood 2013 Fete | 3 Nov 2013

[ November 3, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]

St Petersfest 2013 is the biennial fete for St Peters Lutheran School in Blackwood. Held on Hewett Oval, Blackwood from 11am-3pm, entry is free with lots of activities for the whole family. There will be rides (including pony rides!), cakes, sweets, showbags, international food stalls, craft by SPLODGE, silent auction, second hand stall, hand-made stall […]

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Harlem Globetrotters | Adelaide Arena | 1 November 2013

[ November 1, 2013; 7:30 pm; ]
The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Australia for the first time in over 9 years. Bringing their world famous tradition of ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind sports entertainment. This is basketball like you’ve never seen it before!
The Harlem Globetrotters are a worldwide icon, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills. You’ll know […]

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Semaphore Street Fair | 24 November 2013

[ November 24, 2013; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Raine and Horne Semaphore Street Fair has grown into Port Adelaide/Enfield’s biggest one-day community celebration. A delightful fun-filled day full of activities for all, last year’s crowd of 45,000 enjoyed the fine food, funky shopping and entertainment on Semaphore Road and the neighbouring foreshore.  This year, on Sunday 24 November, it promises to be bigger […]

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