october 2013 Articles

CFS Know Your Risk Day | 27 October 2013

[ October 27, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
This is your chance to find out what to do to keep you and your family safe against the danger of fire both in and outside the home. Knowing your risk can help build a safer community.  Come and see your Emergency Services in action on Sunday, 27 October at Thorndon Park Reserve for an educational and […]

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Footstomping, Fables & Film | Unley Park | 26 October 2013

[ October 26, 2013; 3:30 pm; ]
Dust off the picnic rug!  Footstomping, Fables and Film returns to Unley this spring on Saturday, 26 October at Heywood Park.  This is a free family fun day with live music from The Honey Pies, Echo & the Empress and Kaurna Cronin, children’s entertainment by Oneshoe, face painting, roving entertainment, and refreshments from Great Relish and La Chiva.  Children […]

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Harbour Town Celebrates 10 Years | 26 October 2013

[ October 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

It’s Harbour Town’s 10th Birthday and they are celebrating with live entertainment and a 1 day sale.  On Saturday, 26th October 2013 between 11.00am and 2.00pm head to Harbour Town and enjoy –

Extra in-store sales
FREE mini style sessions
FREE donuts for the first 100 visitors
Live entertainment
Caricature drawings

What:  Harbour Town Celebrates 10 Years

When:  Saturday, 26 October 2013 | 11.00am – 2.00pm

Where:   Harbour Town | […]

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East Adelaide School Fair | 25 Oct 2013

[ October 25, 2013; 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]


East Adelaide Primary School on Second Avenue at St Peters is having a fair from 3.30pm-8pm on Friday 25th October 2013. There will be lots of fun activities including  a children’s disco, cafe, rides, competitions, yummy food stalls and a FruChoc Bake Off with Leigh Sexton (My Kitchen Rules winner 2012). Meet Mr Fruchoc too. […]

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Athelstone School Twilight Fete | 25 October 2013

[ October 25, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Athelstone School Community Twilight Fete is to be held this Friday 25 October 2013 from 4pm-8pm on location. This event is to celebrate the new beginnings they have created this year and to embrace the community spirit. The school community look forward to a fun evening with amusements, entertainment and stalls to attract all tastes […]

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Mitcham Voices of the Village | Multicultural Fair | 27 Oct 2013

[ October 27, 2013; 10:30 am to 4:00 pm. ]

The City of Mitcham hosts Voices of the Village, a free community fair at the Mitcham Cultural Village. This multicultural fair will feature international food stalls with unique flavours of the world where you can taste Afghan, African, Indonesian, Nava Persian and Spanish foods as well as a sausage sizzle, tea & scones, pancakes, gelati […]

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Singing in the Rainforest | Adelaide Botanic Gardens | 27 Oct 2013

[ October 27, 2013; 2:00 pm; ]
Fun for the Kids  | Singing in the Rainforest
Join entertainer Michael Mills from Heaps Good Productions for a fabulous interactive journey through the rainforest, guided by song.
This will be a free performance of Singing in the Rainforest with Michael Mills playing all 5 characters!

The performance commences at 2pm at the Bicentennial Conservatory at the Adelaide […]

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CheeseFest 2013 | Rymill Park | 26 & 27 October 2013

[ October 26, 2013; 12:30 pm; October 27, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
CheeseFest is a celebration of the Australian specialty cheese industry providing an opportunity for cheesemakers to promote and raise the awareness of the art of specialty cheesemaking. As a nationally recognised event, CheeseFest provides benchmarks in the promotion, education and development of specialty cheese for the South Australian and the National Cheese industry.
This year is […]

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Astronomy for Kids | Adelaide Planetarium | 26 October 2013

[ October 26, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

Astronomy for Kids is an introductory course tailored to kids which is fun and educational! This course includes the following:

Explore the stars in our night sky and their stories
Learn how the Sun and Moon move in the sky and how they affect us
Understand why the planets are so different from each other
Learn what stars really are […]

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Mount Barker Waldorf School Spring Fair | 26 October 2013

[ October 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

The Mount Barker Waldorf School Spring Fair theme this year is Carnival and there will be heaps of fantastic activities happening all day.  There will be more terrific food stalls than ever before, craft stalls (plus parent craft), white elephant,  books and much, much more.  Several different stages will host music acts, there will be plant sales and garden talks, games such […]

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Mathilda’s Market Christmas Shopping Event | 27 Oct 2013

[ October 27, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Christmas at Mathilda’s Market!  Mathilda’s Market is a hub of local creative talent offering a truly unique shopping experience. Held at the Adelaide Showground’s, the Christmas market promises a shopping event, meeting point and a great morning out!  Our retailers share a passion for children’s fashion meaning that you will see only the very best in […]

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South Australian Readers’ & Writers’ Festival | 25 Oct – 3 Nov 2013

[ October 27, 2013; 2:00 pm; October 30, 2013; 10:00 am; November 2, 2013; 12:00 pm; ]

The City of Onkaparinga is proud to present the seventh biennial South Australian Readers’ and Writers’ Festival. This year the festival not only celebrates writing as a valuable form of cultural expression, but also pays homage to the reader and the importance of reading.  The community is invited to discover all that’s on offer at this […]

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Adelaide Night Market | North Terrace | October 2013 – May 2014

[ October 27, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. November 24, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. December 15, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. January 16, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. February 23, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. March 30, 2014; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. April 27, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. May 25, 2014; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Last summer, Adelaide discovered the joys of the night market, transforming North Terrace on Sunday nights into a garden filled with street food from around the world, gifts, jewellery, live music and much more.  Now, Adelaide Night Market returns for a second season, on the last Sunday of each month starting on 27 October 2013.
The Night […]

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Lala-Oopsies: A Sew Magical Tale | Hoyts Jnr | 19 Oct – 10 Nov 2013

From the creators of Lalaloopsy™ comes Lala-Oopsies: A Sew Magical Tale! Journey for the very first time beyond the rolling green hills of Lalaloopsy Land and enter a magical place where you’ll meet the Lala-Oopsies™!
On clusters of islands floating on strawberry milk rivers, surrounded by tall mushroom trees, live the whimsical Lala-Oopsies princess ballerinas, fairies […]

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Westfield West Lakes Stage 2 Grand Opening Events | 24-27 Oct 2013

[ October 24, 2013; 9:30 am; October 25, 2013; 11:00 am; October 26, 2013; 11:00 am; October 27, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
The countdown is on to the new Westfield West Lakes with lots of grand opeing events.  There will be special appearances by Peppa Pig, Reece Mastin, Simon Bryant and 4 Days of Fashion from October 24.  The hottest brands will be opening their doors, 10 days of amazing offers are planned and VIP Fashion exclusive invites.  Celebrity Cooking […]

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St John’s Grammar | Day on the Green Spring Fair | 27 Oct 2013

[ October 27, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

St John’s Grammar School in Belair are holding their Day on the Green Spring Fair on Sunday 27 October 2013.

There will be loads of fun for all with Live Music, Family fun events, Gourmet Food & Wine, Rides, Stalls and lots more.

Time:  10 am – 4 pm

See their website here for more info or check […]

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Crystal Brook Family Market | 20 Oct 2013

Crystal Brook is a township about 20 minutes outside of Port Pirie (197km north of Adelaide), which is at the gateway to the Southern Flinders Ranges.
Join the Crystal Brook kindy community for a great day out, from 10am till 3pm in Mitchell Street (Primary School).  Over 40 stalls this year will be inside the new […]

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12th Annual Callington Show | 27 October 2013

[ October 27, 2013; 10:00 am; ]
The 12th Annual Callington Show will be held on Sunday, 27th October 2013.  There is so much to see and do with free displays and activities for the whole family!  Entertainment will include circus performers, animal displays, craft, music and much more.  Gates open at 10.00am.
Kids’ Zone

Kindy Art / Craft Activities
Animals Anonymous
Rebound Percussion (2 shows + […]

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Monarto Zoo’s Turning 30! | 26 & 27 October 2013

[ October 26, 2013; October 27, 2013; ]

This year Monarto Zoo is turning 30 years old! A lot has changed over the years and their dedication to conservation and breeding has seen the zoo grow to become a world-class destination.  To celebrate, Monarto Zoo want you to join them and party zoo style all weekend long on the 26 and 27 October, 2013.
Enjoy free […]

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Meadows Country Fair | 20 October 2013

[ October 20, 2013; ]
The Meadows Country Fair showcases the country spirit of the Adelaide Hills and is regarded as one of the best events of its kind in this region.  This year’s fair promises to be bigger and better than ever with amusement rides, children’s races, quality market stalls, Taste SA, live entertainment, field day, yard dog trials, animal expo, […]

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Adelaide Film Festival | David Attenborough’s Insect World in 3D | 20 Oct 2013

[ October 20, 2013; 10:45 am; ]
Family Triple Bill
A triple treat for all the family is presented as part of the Adelaide Film Festival (10 to 20 October 2013). David Attenborough takes you inside the insect world as you have never seen it before. Don your 3D glasses for two episodes of this new series that delivers bug action that is […]

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Fleurieu Folk Festival | 25-27 October 2013

[ October 26, 2013; 10:00 am; October 27, 2013; 10:00 am; ]

The Fleurieu Folk Festival is Fantastic Family Fun! Set in the beautiful historic town of Willunga on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula, the festival presents a weekend of music concerts and sessions, dance, workshops, bush poets, children’s entertainment, stalls, in fact there’s something there for the whole family!

Fleurieu Folk Festival is great fun for the kids – […]

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Adelaide United 2013/14 A-League Season

The Adelaide United 2013/14 A-League Season at Coopers Stadium kicks off on Sunday, 13 October 2013.  In the first home match of the 2013/14 HAL Season the Reds take on Perth Glory.  In total there are 13 home games for the season between October 2013 and April 2014.
The Hyundai A-League commenced in 2005 and Adelaide United FC quickly emerged […]

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Boo at the Zoo | Special Halloween Event | 31 October 2013

[ October 31, 2013; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
If you’re into ghost and ghouls and all things scary, mark your calendar because Adelaide Zoo’s spook-tacular Halloween event, Boo @ the Zoo, is back this year after popular demand!  Visitors are encouraged to dress to impress in their favourite Halloween costumes and celebrate in festive flair.  The Amazing Magic Mike and Miss Tricky will host the […]

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Chuggington: Chug Patrol | Event Cinemas Marion | from 19 Oct 2013

Calling all Chuggington fans!  For a limited time Event Cinemas at Marion will be showing an exclusive action packed adventure when Chuggington hits the big screen on Saturday, 19th October 2013.  The movie comprises of five episodes of Chuggington plus the special feature ‘Chuggington’s Rescue Special”.
Hodge is excited to see the parade of new wagons but heading off without […]

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Dunbar Tce ‘Kindy in the Community’ 60th Birthday Celebration | 26 Oct 2013

[ October 26, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]

Dunbar Tce Kindergarten is having a BIG Birthday!  It has been supporting many local families for 60 years, providing a positive learning environment for children and families in the local area.

Now they are asking the local community to come and celebrate and support them with their 60th Birthday.

What is rounding up to be a fantastic […]

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WIN 4 Tickets to Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood | ASO

WIN a Family Pass (4 Tickets) to Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood (Valued at $56)
With thanks to the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra we have 2 Family Passes (4 tickets each) to give away to attend ASO’s Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood at 6.00pm on Friday, […]

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Adelaide 36ers & Adelaide Lightning | Basketball Season for 2013/14

The Adelaide 36ers represent South Australia in the NBL – Australia’s premier men’s basketball competition.  For action packed entertainment come and watch the Adelaide 36ers play their home games at Adelaide Arena.  There are 14 home games played between October 2013 and March 2014.
Both the Adelaide 36ers and Adelaide Lightning play their home games at Adelaide Arena (formerly known as the Dome).  Adelaide Arena […]

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Tiny Tree Market | Virginia | 13 October 2013

[ October 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Peppa Pig will be making a special appearance on Sunday, October 13th at the Tiny Tree Market in Virginia.  Peppa will be visiting between 11.30am and 12.00pm.  Other activities and entertainment for the kids will include face painting, a jumping castle, cupcakes and more.
The Tiny Tree Markets are based at Virginia, about 40 minutes from Adelaide, and showcase some of the best local […]

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Anglicare Free Family Fun Day | 11 October 2013

[ October 11, 2013; 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. ]
The Anglicare Free Family Fun Day will be held on the last Friday of the October school holidays.  There will be loads of free entertainment and activities including a scientist, boot camp, DJ, drumming, art and craft activities and much more.  There will be a sausage sizzle, op-shop fashion parade and a variety of demonstrations and displays.
What:  Anglicare Free […]

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Parabanks Shopping Centre | Free Family Fun Day | 12 October 2013

[ October 12, 2013; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Head to the Parabanks Shopping Centre on Saturday, 12 October for their annual Family Fun Day.  A free community event, the day will include loads of fun, entertainment and activities including face painting, bouncy castle (weather permitting), balloon clown, Ace Harley joyrides, stiltwalker, contortionist and Bugs Bunny.
There will be a V8 Hot Lap Racing Ute on display along with some great giveaways […]

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Halloween Scream Market | Once Upon A Markets | 13 October 2013

[ October 13, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Once Upon A Market’s Halloween Scream Market will be held on Sunday October 13, 2013 at the Seaford Recreation Centre.  There will be a free jumping castle for children supplied by Kane’s Castles (Jumping Castle Hire Adelaide), kids karaoke & fun with The Party Palooza.  Once Upon A Market’s resident face painter Firefly Studios Face Body Art will be there […]

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WIN a Family Pass to Monarto Zoo

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Monarto Zoo is a 1,500 hectare open range sanctuary (one of the largest open range zoos in the world) with internationally renowned breeding programs for rare and endangered […]

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Wreck-It-Ralph Under the Stars | 26 Oct 2013

[ October 26, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]

Wreck-It-Ralph Under the Stars is proudly being presented as part of Elloise Chaplin’s fundraising efforts for Musculary Dystrophy SA.
An evening of family fun and entertainment featuring food and drink stalls, pre-movie entertainment and of course the main attraction itself Wreck-It-Ralph.

Tickets are $10 each or $35 for families (2 adults and 2 children under 12) and can […]

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It’s About Time! A Movie Night | Play & Go Fundraiser

[ October 18, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]
It’s About Time! A Movie Night  | Play & Go Fundraiser
As soon as we watched a preview of this movie About Time a few weeks ago we knew we had to share it with you. This is a beautiful movie and the most heartwarming, uplifting and inspiring one we’ve seen for a long time. It will […]

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Sons & Mothers | 18-26 October 2013

Sons and Mothers is a love letter to mums. Swelling with heart and humour, six sons tell the stories of their mothers as they recount their lives from childhood to adulthood, and the stumbles and triumphs they encountered along the way.  These are love stories, made all the more potent because of the disabilities the men […]

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Free Rundle Mall School Holiday Activities | October 2013

[ October 7, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. October 8, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. October 9, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. October 10, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. October 11, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
During the upcoming October School Holidays you are invited to bring the kids into Rundle Mall to enjoy a range of FREE activities!
From Monday, 7 October until Friday, 11 October between 11am – 3pm daily, kids who visit Rundle Mall will be able to create their own masterpiece at an arts and crafts station… be […]

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Harbour Town | School Holiday Program | October 2013

Harbour Town’s October School Holiday Program will run from Monday, 30th September until Friday 11th October 2013.  There will be free entertainment and activities (excluding water balls) for the kids over the two weeks and a great competition to enter while you’re there.
Kids Acrobat Classes – Free

Monday – Friday [both weeks of the school holidays] 10.00am – 11.00am
Location: In front of […]

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The Kids Day Out | TAFE SA | 11 October 2013

[ October 11, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Kids’ Day Out is a one day event organised by TAFE SA on the last Friday of the spring school holidays.  Held at their Regency Park campus, it’s a day that provides lots of fun with hands on activities around hospitality and cookery.  This event is for children aged 4 to 16 years of age and classes include a range of options from cookies to cupcakes […]

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Dig It! Archaeology for Active Kids | October Holidays 2013

Dig it!  Build it!  Find it!
These holidays it’s like Indiana Jones is on a crusade at the SA Maritime Museum.  Kids can enjoy a great archaeological activity where they ‘dig’ around to uncover lost relics from an unknown past with the help of an Archaeologist, ‘build’ a picture of maritime life by piecing together remnants of artefacts […]

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