november 2017 Articles

Sophie’s Patch | Open Garden | Review

A Visit to Sophie’s Patch – Mt Barker Springs
If you are a keen gardener or you have a small patch of your own, then Sophie’s Patch is a great garden to visit with the kids. It is open for a few days twice a year and it belongs to gardening guru Sophie Thompson and her […]

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SA Councils for the Swings, Rides & Slides | Find out what services your local council provides to your community

Got plans for the weekend? What about taking the kids (or grand-kids) to the playground?
Kicking a ball around at the park and throwing a few snags on the public BBQ? Or grabbing your bathers for a dip in the local pool?
South Australian councils maintain thousands of parks and playgrounds across the State for the enjoyment of […]

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New Vision for Cleland Wildlife Park – Cable Cars, Tree Top Walk, Hotel, Restaurant & More

A new vision for Cleland Wildlife Park was launched today, with exciting ideas to make this much loved South Australian park an “an international, world-class visitor destination”.
The focus would be on conservation, education and entertainment, with a bit of adventure thrown in too.

While continuing its focus as a wildlife park, new features such as a […]

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Loxton Lights Festival | 25 Nov – 31 Dec 2017

[ November 25, 2017 6:00 pm to December 31, 2017 6:00 pm. ]

Loxton Lights Festival 2017
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 […]

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Victorian Christmas Family Fun | Ayers House Museum | 23 Nov – 10 Dec 2017

[ November 23, 2017 to November 26, 2017. November 28, 2017 to December 3, 2017. December 5, 2017 to December 10, 2017. ]
Victorian Christmas Family Fun at the Ayers House Museum
Escape from the business of Christmas and visit the Ayers House Museum where you can experience some old fashioned Christmas fun.

As well as exploring a 160 year old mansion, children can make Christmas decorations, Christmas cards and dress up.  Alternatively they can play a game of chess, […]

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Port Adelaide Twilight Christmas Pageant with Fireworks | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Full of colour and personality, the 2017 Twilight Christmas Parade will roll along Commercial Road on 25 November at 6pm.
Signifying the start of the Christmas Season it brings the community together for an evening of fun and celebration in the iconic setting of Port Adelaide.
Over the years the Parade has become an expression of local […]

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Event Junior | Event Cinemas Marion | 2017

Event Junior – the big screen experience for kids under 5
Keep the little ones entertained for an afternoon (or two) with Event Junior, Event Cinemas’ new concept program tailored to creating a cinema environment where kids can be kids.
Rolling out at Marion Event Cinema, Event Junior is targeted to younger kids and includes pre-screening entertainment, […]

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Spring into Willunga Street Party | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; ]
Spring into Willunga Street Party
The Spring into Willunga street party is a community celebration featuring amazing food, wine, art and specialty products from Willunga and the Fleurieu region. There will be picnics, live music and market stalls to browse along with roving entertainment along Main Street, which will be closed to traffic. For the kids […]

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Opening of 50sixone | Free Shakes All Day | Prospect | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. ]
Get a FREE shake at the opening of 50SIXONE Prospect on Saturday 25 November 2017
50SIXONE will be opening in Prospect this Saturday 25 November 2017 and they are giving away a selection of their famous shakes FREE ALL DAY during their grand opening  from 9am until 10pm (available […]

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The Art of Christmas LIVE | Creative Tree Trail | Adelaide Oval | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Art of Christmas LIVE hosted by Adelaide Riverbank and The Art of Christmas
Discover the Art of Christmas along the Adelaide Riverbank; the creative tree trail that winds along the banks of the River Torrens and onto the cultural boulevard North Terrace.

Twelve fabulous South Australian artists will use their creative talents and a sprinkle of […]

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Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop | Wittunga Botanic Garden | 22 Nov & 2 Dec 2017

[ November 22, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. December 2, 2017; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop in the Gardens
Nature Play SA Pop-up Shop in the Gardens is back by popular demand.  The Nature Play SA pop-up shop will open on the balcony of the beautiful Wittunga Botanic Garden headquarters for some peaceful pre-Christmas shopping on Wednesday 22 November (11am–4pm) and Saturday 2 December (1pm–4pm).

Enjoy the garden surrounds and […]

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Adelaide Bite vs Melbourne Aces | FREE Entry & Activities | 23 Nov 2017

[ November 23, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
Free Baseball Game – Adelaide Bite vs. Melbourne Aces on Thursday, 23 November 2017
If you have never been to a professional baseball game before now is your chance to see the Adelaide Bite in a regular season Australian Baseball League game for free.

New major sponsors Mybutcher together with local Riverine Premium Beef are shouting general […]

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Santaland | Myer Rundle Mall | Adelaide Nov – Dec 2017

[ November 18, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Visit Santaland at Myer in Rundle Mall, Adelaide
There are big changes to Myer’s Santaland for 2017.  Myer have refurbished their festive area on level two of the Adelaide Myer Centre this year to create a magical winter wonderland for Christmas. The main attraction is the ‘Santaland Express’ – a life size train offering a virtual […]

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The Magic Cave | David Jones Rundle Mall | Adelaide Nov-Dec 2017

[ November 18, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Visit the Magic Cave in David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide
The Credit Union Christmas Pageant on 18 November 2017 welcomed Father Christmas to Adelaide and as usual he is a special guest at the Magic Cave in David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide.
As many would know, the Magic Cave has had plenty of changes over the years. Once […]

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Ended: WIN a Monarto Zoo Lions 360 Experience

WIN a Monarto Zoo Lions 360 Experience
Take the walk of the brave!
From 18 November 2017, take your sense of adventure to the next level with Monarto Zoo’s Lions 360 experience – the only 360 degree lion experience in Australia.
Guaranteed to leave you in even more awe than when you entered, you’ll walk through a tunnel […]

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Lions 360 at Monarto Safari Park | Review

Lions experience at Monarto Safari Park – the only 360 degree lion experience in Australia
Are you brave enough to enter the lion’s den and get right up close to these amazing majestic predators?
Just like the popular Great White Shark diving experience, visitors to Monarto Safari Park can enter the lion’s den and be surrounded by […]

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Adelaide Town Hall Illumination | Nov 2017 – 1 Jan 2018

[ November 18, 2017; ]  

Adelaide Town Hall Illumination
See the Adelaide Town Hall light up this festive season, with a magical Christmas and New Year’s projection display. Bring the kids and marvel at the numerous animations on display every night.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Adelaide […]

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Thalassa Park Playground Opening | City of Onkaparinga | Nov 2017

A $320,000 playground is set to be opened in Thalassa Park in Aberfoyle Park this month, ready for the summer school holidays.
The new playground will be nature play orientated with a tunnel slide, climbing logs, boardwalk and a significant bespoke item from Germany, all designed to keep the kids interested and engaged.

Thalassa Park and Gardens […]

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Hammer Time Croquet | Glenelg, Norwood & Woodville | Nov 2017 – Feb 2018

Hammer Time Croquet – Family Fun, Music, Bar & Prizes
Hammer Time Croquet is back on summer evenings at Glenelg, Norwood and Woodville.  Combining relaxing croquet games on lush lawns and gorgeous sunsets, this is a game the whole family can enjoy playing.
Hammer Time Croquet is the perfect social meeting place for friends for a relaxed […]

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Snow Play at the Ice Arena | 14 years and under | Nov & Dec 2017

[ November 17, 2017; 5:45 pm; November 24, 2017; 5:45 pm; December 1, 2017; 5:45 pm; December 8, 2017; 5:45 pm; ]
Enjoy Snow Play at the Ice Arena this November and December.
The Ice Arena in Thebarton brings you Snow Play, fun for children 14 years and under.
Snow Play is a chance for children to experience snow in an indoor, safe, fun filled arena all year round.

Test their aim and throw snowballs at Ice Arena’s penguin wall, […]

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Snap Adelaide | Social Media Campaign Launch | 22 Nov 2017

Share your slice of Adelaide and celebrate the launch of SnapAdelaide!
Snap Adelaide is a social media campaign which celebrates what we love about where we live in pictures.
On Wednesday 22 November 2017, Messenger Community News with national partners Canon Australia and Harvey Norman Photo Centre, are encouraging South Australians to celebrate what they love most […]

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Salisbury Plays at St Kilda | Free Community Event | 26 Nov 2017

[ November 26, 2017; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Salisbury Plays is celebrating the great play spaces in the City of Salisbury.
Join the City of Salisbury at St Kilda on Sunday 26 November 2017 as they offer visitors an award-winning adventure playground for children and adults, the Tramway Museum, the Boat Club and Marina and the St Kilda Mangrove Trail and Interpretive Centre featuring […]

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Oaklands Skate Park Free Concrete Sessions | Nov 2017 – Feb 2018

[ November 23, 2017; December 7, 2017; January 11, 2018; January 25, 2018; February 8, 2018; February 22, 2018; ]
Oaklands Skate Park Free Concrete Sessions
Once again The Oaklands Recreational Plaza skate park will feature a series of free youth skateboarding and BMX sessions on Thursday nights throughout summer.
These sessions will be facilitated by Lighthouse Youth Projects and Big Sunday and have been made possible through the City of Marion’s Youth Development grant funding.

All young […]

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Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair | Review

Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair Review
Now in its 129th year, the Uraidla and Summertown Country Show continues to get bigger and better every year.  The Uraidla show has all the charm of a country show with a lot of fun things to do and great things to see, taste, drink and buy.
With […]

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A Long Lazy Lunch at the Lazy Ballerina | Dinglebadinga | Review

A long, lazy lunch at the Lazy Ballerina
The name of this idyllic venue is not going to be forgotten quickly! The Lazy Ballerina really is a beautiful spot to spend a sunny afternoon with friends relaxing over a bottle of wine, nibbles and pizza.

The Lazy Ballerina is located at Dinglebadinga, opposite Kuitpo Forest and 10 […]

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Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden | 18-20 Nov 2017

[ November 18, 2017 to November 20, 2017. ]
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden 18th to 20th November 2017
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden will have a fabulous program of speakers, nurseries, refreshments and surprises providing entertainment and inspiration for the thousands of visitors from across Australia who visit this dry lands garden.

Hear from: experts on backyard poultry, how to attract butterflies and birds to […]

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BioBlitz St Kilda | Free Family Event | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; ]
St Kilda BioBlitz is a free event for all ages on Saturday 25 November 2017
Join in the fun at this free family event and discover the life of St Kilda and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary.  There will be organised walks and talks, bus tours, or you can just drop by. You will be able […]

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Aussie Farmers Direct | Spend $60 & Get $30 Off Your First Meal Order

Aussie Farmers Direct – Get $30 off your first meal order.
Get creative in the kitchen and choose from over 100 seasonal recipes offered by Aussie Farmers Direct sourced from some of Australia’s best farms and producers, and have it delivered right to your door.

Aussie Farmers Direct have a great offer […]

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5 Years of Forkin | Happy Birthday Fork on the Road | 18 Nov 2017

[ November 18, 2017; ]  
Happy 5th Birthday Fork on the Road!
Fork on the Road started as a crazy, random idea, with no real certainty that it would continue beyond a one-off event. In November 2012 it was Australia’s first Food Truck festival. It was at the forefront of Adelaide embracing change, innovation and the appearance of gourmet food trucks […]

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Octonauts: Octo-Glow Adventures | Hoyts Jnr | In Cinemas 2 Nov 2017

Octonauts: Octo-Glow Adventures
Captain Barnacles Bear, Lieutenant Kwazii Cat, and Doctor Peso Penguin are on underwater adventure in this 70-minute Octonauts special.
A team of adventure heroes who dive into action whenever there is trouble under the sea! In a fleet of aquatic vehicles, they rescue amazing sea creatures, explore incredible new underwater worlds.
Join Captain Barnacles Bear, […]

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Pokemon Movie: I Choose You! | In Cinemas 11 Nov 2017

Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You! In Cinemas Saturday 11 November 2017
Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! explores Ash and Pikachu’s first meeting and their adventures as they search for the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh.
The pair encounter familiar faces along the way, new characters including Trainers Verity and Sorrel, and even a mysterious new Mythical Pokémon, […]

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Remembrance Day | Centennial Park Cemetery Remembrance Day Tribute | 11 Nov 2017

[ November 11, 2017; 10:30 am; ]
Remembrance Day – Centennial Park Cemetery Remembrance Day Tribute
A time honoured tradition at Centennial Park, the Remembrance Day Service commemorates the courage and sacrifices of the Australian men and women who have fallen and served in times of war.
Centennial Park invites you and your family and friends to join in remembering and honouring the courage […]

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LIT (light, innovation, technology) | Adelaide Riverbank | 11 Nov 2017

[ November 11, 2017; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ]  
Witness the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site transform into a captivating celebration of light, innovation and technology for one illuminating night.
With the former hospital as a backdrop, LIT transports audiences to an urban wonderland with leading edge light and technology artists, live art battles and the introduction of the Adelaide_Portal.
Filled with lots of colourful, engaging […]

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Free Family Fun Day | Goodstart Early Learning Somerton Park | 11 Nov 2017

[ November 11, 2017; ]
Join in the Family Fun Day and celebrate the opening of Goodstart Early Learning Somerton Park!
Tour the centre, meet the team, explore the playgrounds and fairy garden – you’ll even see a magical fairy appear.
There will be:

Complimentary coffee for the first 100 parents and friends
Old McDonald’s Kindifarm
The Enchanted Alice working her magic […]

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SARDI Aquatic Sciences Open Day | West Beach | 19 Nov 2017

[ November 19, 2017; ]  
Enjoy a day of FREE family fun on Sunday 19 November at the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Aquatic Sciences Open Day.
Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to tour the purpose-built marine and freshwater research facility, including observing the laboratories and research vessels and equipment, watching science presentations, exploring live fish […]

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Outdoor Cafe – Kiosk on 16 | Victoria Park | Opened Nov 2017

Heritage cafe on the north east corner of Victoria Park – Kiosk on 16
After years of renovating the heritage listed building that sits along side the Britannia roundabout, Kiosk on 16 quietly opened their doors late in 2017.  With fresh landscaping and plenty of shade, the small outdoor cafe can be found nestled amongst trees […]

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Walkerville Miniature Christmas Pageant | 22-26 Nov 2017

[ November 22, 2017 to November 26, 2017. ]  
Walkerville Miniature Christmas Pageant
Preparations are well on track for this year’s 16th Walkerville Miniature Christmas Pageant.
A delightful collection of over 60 miniature Christmas pageant floats, many with their very own on-board movement and sound, displayed on a blue-lined roadway within the Walkerville Town Hall.

Themes include Nursery Rhymes and Stories, Fun and Fantasy and of course, […]

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Stars of Christmas Past | Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | 15-19 Nov 2017

[ November 15, 2017 10:00 am to November 19, 2017 2:00 pm. ]
Stars of Christmas Past at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Discover the ‘stars’ of favourite Christmas stories and traditions

Explore rooms packed with old-style decorations and browse in the gift shop for unique hand-made Christmas gifts and home-baked goodies. Relax, have a cuppa and enjoy the tranquility of the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum Tea Room.

Plus you […]

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Adelaide Shorebirds Festival | Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary | 4-30 Nov 2017

[ November 4, 2017 11:00 pm to November 30, 2017 11:00 pm. ]  

Adelaide Shorebirds Festival 4-30 November 2017
To celebrate the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park – Winaityinaityi Pangkara being Park of the Month for November, the Adelaide Shorebirds Festival will be held throughout the month at various locations within the park.
The Adelaide Shorebirds Festival is on again this year, with events being held throughout November to celebrate the […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Santa’s Wonderland PLUS VIP Seats at the 2017 Credit Union Christmas Pageant

WIN Tickets to Santa’s Wonderland PLUS VIP Seats at the Credit Union Christmas Pageant
We are so excited to give one lucky family the chance to win the ultimate Christmas experience.
Imagine not having to wake up before the crack of dawn to secure front row seats on the blue line at the Credit Union Christmas […]

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