october 2016 Articles

CanTeen Bandanna Day | 28 Oct 2016

[ October 28, 2016; ]  

Canteen Bandanna Day
Iconic Bandanna Day Supports SA Youth living with Cancer
Youth cancer charity CanTeen will celebrate iconic National Bandanna Day (NBD) this month on Friday 28 October 2016, in an effort to raise essential funds and awareness for young people aged 12-25 affected by cancer, including 250 young people currently supported by CanTeen SA/NT.
South Australian schools, […]

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Government House Open Day | 23 Oct 2016

[ October 23, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Government House Open Day
Learn about the current workings of Government House and explore the gardens at Government House Open Day.
Visitors are welcome to view the State Rooms of Government House, which has been the home of every Governor since the House was built in 1839.

Government House staff and volunteer guides will provide an insight on how […]

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Spring Book Sale | Wakefield Press | 15 & 16 Oct 2016

[ October 15, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. October 16, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Spring Book Sale
SA’s homegrown publisher Wakefield Press is blooming with bargains across their huge range of titles at the Spring Book Sale.
Art, history, politics, fiction, food: whatever you’re interested in, they have got a book (or three) for you. They’ll be offering 3 for the price of 2* on all books and if you spend over $75, they […]

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Festival of Vintage | Boats, Planes, Trains | 15 & 16 Oct 2016

[ October 15, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. October 16, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Festival of Vintage
Set aside October 15-16 to visit Port Adelaide and step-back-in-time at The Festival of Vintage: Boats, Planes and Trains
With the world’s largest operative wooden Tall-Ship, Tenacious, docked at the Wharf, The Festival of Vintage will see the Lipson Street precinct, the three museums and Hart’s Mill come alive.

The bustle of the vintage […]

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Tea Tree Gully Gymsport 50th birthday celebrations

Tea Tree Gully Gymsports 50th birthday | 16 Oct 2016

[ October 16, 2016; ]
Tea Tree Gully Gymsports 50th birthday celebrations
It’s an extra special year for Tea Tree Gully Gymsports as they celebrate their 50th birthday.

Tea Tree Gully Gymsports would like to invite all members past and present as well as members of the public to their 50th celebration on Sunday 16 October 2016 at 10am.

They are making this event one to remember: a carnival […]

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Mickster the Trickster's Magic Mayhem Magic Show

Mickster the Trickster’s Magic Mayhem Magic Show | Cabaret Under the Star | 29 Oct 2016

[ October 29, 2016; 2:00 pm; ]
Mickster the Trickster’s Magic Mayhem Magic Show
Mickster the Trickster, one of SA’s leading children’s entertainers, presents his new family magic show Magic Mayhem. After performing at over 200 venues across SA he has truly mastered the recipe for keeping the kids (and adults) excited, laughing and mesmerised from start to finish.

Mickster takes the audience on a fun & interactive […]

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Kids Halloween Spooktacular

Kids’ Halloween Spooktacular Show and Disco | 22 Oct 2016

[ October 22, 2016; ]
Kids’ Halloween Spooktacular Show and Disco
A spookariffic show for kids hosted by kids! The Fame Train Gang presents a fun, interactive show and disco for all ages.
Mums, Dads, Grandparents, friends and kids come dressed in your best fancy dress. There are games to be played and prizes to be won!

Drinks and snacks are available for […]

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Best Ice Cream Places in Adelaide: Scroll ice cream flavours

Scroll Ice Cream Adelaide | A Flavour Sensation | Review

Scroll ice cream is a unique ice cream experience with amazing flavours that pop in your mouth.
Inspired by Thai street vendors, Scroll use a cold plate technique – a unique method which is something we haven’t experienced before. They pride themselves in using local ingredients and the result is flavour that you can really taste.
Scroll […]

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Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta

How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta | Messy Play Recipe

Messy Play ideas: How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Looking for an indoor activity that is super easy? Why not make some Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta? It’s inexpensive and good sensory fun.
What you’ll need to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta

dry spaghetti
a snap lock bag or a container to mix it in
food colouring
cooking oil (optional)

How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Cook a packet (or […]

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playdough recipe

How to Make Playdough | Uncooked Playdough Recipe

How to Make Playdough – Uncooked Playdough Recipe
This is an uncooked playdough recipe which is super easy to make.  My playdough recipe testers really enjoyed kneading the warm playdough mixture and said it was good playdough because it was soft and smooth and squishy. They also loved seeing the drops of food colouring gradually mix into […]

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All You Can Eat Pizza and Kids Eat Free | The Table Cafe & Wine Bar | Lyndoch | 13 Oct 2016

All you can eat pizza!
This Thursday 13 October 2016 go along to the Table Cafe and Wine Bar for all you can eat pizza.
$25/person gets you all-you-can-eat-pizza + 1 free Hofbrau.
Kids under 12 eat free (with every full paying adult).
This is a family friendly event in the beer garden of the Table Cafe and Wine […]

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Rolld Vietnamese Street Food Free Feed Day

Roll’d Vietnamese Street Food Free Feed Day | Marion | 13 Oct 2016

[ October 13, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
Roll’d Vietnamese Street Food Free Feed Day
Roll’d have brought the streets of Vietnam to 50 locations around Australia and now it’s time for them to open their first Adelaide store in Westfield Marion.

To celebrate they’re shouting you some of their menu favourites for freebies.

Get down between 11.30am-2.30pm to grab 2 x free rice paper Soldiers®. Or head […]

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Bupa RideAbout | 2016

[ October 30, 2016; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. November 13, 2016; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. December 4, 2016; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Bupa RideAbout 2016: Family. Fun. Together.
If you’re looking for an exciting weekend activity to get the family outdoors together during the warmer weather, Bupa has the answer with its new Adelaide RideAbout series.
Bupa RideAbout is designed for all ages and abilities to hop on a bike and explore the best of Adelaide’s beautiful parks. To add […]

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Beans & Sprouts Family Day | Glover Playground | 15 Oct 2016

[ October 15, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
City South Association is thrilled to present another of its free family day events – Beans & Sprouts!
This time it will be held at a different playspace to celebrate the fabulous Glover Playground on South Terrace in the City (near the corner of Pulteney St).

It all happens on Saturday 15 October 2016 from 10am to 5pm.

Go along and […]

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Adelaide Garage Sale Trail | 22 Oct 2016

[ October 22, 2016; ]
Adelaide Garage Sale Trail | Saturday 22 October 2016
Save the date for this year’s Garage Sale Trail!

There are 7.4 million garages in Australia. What if every one of them had a garage sale on the same day That’s the idea behind the Garage Sale Trail.

On Saturday 22 October 2016, join hundreds and thousands of Australians on […]

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ENDED: Win Tickets to Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band | 14 to 16 Oct 2016

[ October 7, 2016 11:00 pm to October 11, 2016 11:00 pm. ]
Win tickets to Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band in Adelaide
Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band, stars of ABC Kids are coming to Norwood on Friday 14 October, Gawler on Saturday 15 October and Golden Grove on Sunday 16 October. To celebrate, we have 2 VIP meet and greets and 2 family passes (4 tickets) to the show of your choice.

You’ll […]

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Kids Market

Kids’ Market | 8 Oct 2016

[ October 8, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
Kids’ Market
A market especially for kids – run by kids! This Saturday 8 October 2016 there will be a kids’ market at Clarence Park Community Centre from 10:30am – 12:30pm.

Come along and browse a range of fantastic stalls selling pre-loved toys, home-made treats and handmade crafts.

Come along and find some treasures. Light snacks and drinks […]

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Mummy & Me High Tea | Lautrec Cafe 14 Oct 2016

[ October 14, 2016; 12:00 pm; ]
What a special way to finish the school holidays with Mummy and Me High Tea!
Editor’s Note: This event is fully booked {12 October 2016}

This school holiday extravaganza High Tea at Lautrec cafe includes a beautiful surprise Princess Host, crafts, take home treats, face painting, balloons, photo time, story time, games!

$25 per person – ask about […]

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Kids Yoga Come and Try | Soulful Kids | 7 & 14 Oct 2016

[ October 7, 2016; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. October 14, 2016; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Fun filled class that nourishes body, mind and Soul!
Classes designed with Mindfulness, Yoga, Positive Psychology and Relaxation… all in a themed way that is fun for kids!

Kids report feeling calm, happy, relaxed, free, light and focused!

Soulful kids, aims to share practical tools and inspiration from leading experts and other families that creates more ease, connection and fun […]

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Halloween on King William Road | 29 Oct 2016

[ October 29, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Dress up and bring your little terrors to Halloween on King William Road!
Dress up your kids in their spookiest (or cutest) outfit and take to King William Road to trick or treat among the district’s shops, restaurants and cafes.

Come and enjoy the free Halloween Bloomsbury Street Party between 10am-2pm! It’s fun filled with local entertainment […]

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Adelaide Park Lands Biodiversity Walks | 11 Oct 2016

[ October 11, 2016; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Adelaide Park Lands Biodiversity Walks
Come explore the beautiful biodiversity in our very own Park Lands
Learn the intricacies of these complex ecosystems which are lovingly restored and maintained by the Adelaide City Council’s biodiversity team.

Visit Victoria Park/ The Pakapakanthi’s Native Grassland or Bonython Park/ Tulya Wardli’s Bunyip Trail. You will learn lots about the ecosystems and […]

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See Inside the New $5.3M Noarlunga Ambulance Station | Open Day | 16 Oct 2016

[ October 16, 2016; 10:00 am; ] \
Take a tour of the new Noarlunga Ambulance Station
If you have ever wanted to go behind the scenes in an Ambulance Station, now is your chance. You and your family are invited to an Open Day at the new Noarlunga Ambulance Station, the largest in South Australia.
You will have the opportunity to take a tour […]

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North Adelaide Playground | Review

[ October 15, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
North Adelaide Playspace Review aka Bundey’s Paddock / Tidlangga (Park 9) Playspace
by Susannah Marks
The North Adelaide Playspace is situated on the corner of Bundeys Road and MacKinnon Parade.  With a mixture of open space, landscaping, nature play elements, sensory play opportunities and some shady space to sit, it was a big hit with our children […]

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Free Community Activity Day At The Brocas | St Clair | 7 Oct 2016

[ October 7, 2016; ]
Fun-filled community event at The Brocas
Come along to this free community event on Friday 7th of October for a day of fun with a host of activities for  young people and their families. So, bring your friends along to a fun-filled supervised day in the school holidays.
Activities include:

Sausage Sizzle
Bungee Run
Sticky Fly Wall

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Street Goes Pink and Blue For a Week | Christies Beach | 8 – 16 oct 2016

[ October 8, 2016 to October 16, 2016. ]
Street Goes Pink And Blue For A Week – Saturday 8 October to Sunday 16 October
The Street goes Pink and Blue is an annual free event that is held every October for the community to raise money for cancer. This year Street Goes Pink and Blue For A Week are supporting The John Logan Foundation, Breast […]

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Aboriginal Art School Holiday Workshop | St Clair |10 Oct 2016

[ October 10, 2016; 9:30 am; ]
In this free workshop you’ll learn about Aboriginal art and tell your own story in a painting.
You will learn about symbolism and the 3 main styles of Aboriginal art as well as the techniques and methods used by Aboriginal artists. Workshops will be presented by Nikki Carabetta-Baugh.
Monday 10 October
Ages 5-9 from 9.30am to 11.00am
Ages 10-14 […]

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Free Drive-in Movie Zootopia | Mile End Home | 7 Oct 2016

[ October 7, 2016; 4:30 pm; ]
See Disney’s Zootopia for free at a Drive-in set up at Mile End Home
For a school holiday treat, check out the Free Drive-in movie at Mile End Home, showing Zootopia on Friday 7 October 2016.
The movie commences at 7:30pm but the fun starts at 4:30pm with a heap of children’s activities, VIP shopping for the […]

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Brayden Davidson – Men’s long jump T36 GOLD Olympic Stadium / Day 5 Athletics 2016 Paralympic Games - RIO Brazil Australian Paralympic Committee Rio Brazil Monday 12 September 2016 © Sport the library / Jeff Crow

Welcome Home South Australia’s Paralympic Heroes | Rundle Mall | 7 Oct 2016

[ October 7, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Welcome home celebration for South Australia’s 2016 Rio Paralympic Athletes
A community celebration will be held in Rundle Mall on Friday 7 October 2016, to welcome home and congratulate our Paralympic heroes.
Among the team of Australian athletes to head to Rio were nine South Australians who brought home four medals.
Brayden Davidson who won gold in the […]

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Shaolin Warriors | Norwood | 7 & 8 Oct 2016

[ October 7, 2016 to October 9, 2016. ]
Direct from China, the legendary Shaolin Warriors are returning to Australia punching, kicking and tumbling in a spectacular, dynamic production.
Shaolin Warriors is more than a Kung-fu show; it’s a traditional strength through adversity story. Featuring rarely seen Buddhist meditation alongside deadly martial-arts prowess, this breathtaking extravaganza starring twenty kung fu masters follows the journey from […]

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Claymation Workshop and Mix Media Workshops | St Clair | 14 Oct 2016

[ October 14, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
These school holidays GooRoo Animation will be back out at The Brocas in Woodville for a full day of animation workshops for kids on Friday 14th Oct.
Join in these holidays for some action packed workshops and learn how to make your own stop motion movies. Claymation in the morning and Mixed Media Animation in the arvo. Come […]

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Lego Family Day | Salisbury | 15 Oct 2016

[ October 15, 2016; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Join in for a fun family day of all things Lego!
If you love lego, you are going to love the amazing lego displays on show at the Lego Family Day at the John Harvey Gallery, Salisbury. Let your imagination run wild with free builds, and take part in fun Lego build challenges. There will also be games, […]

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Kids Fun Run at Princess Elizabeth Park | Big Sunday Out | 13 Nov 2016

[ November 13, 2016; 1:00 pm; ]
Editor’s Note: Due to inclement weather this event has been postponed until Sunday 13 November 2016.
This year’s Kids Fun Run will be bigger and better than any fun run you’ve experienced in the past. It includes a huge blow up obstacle course and other great stations along the way.
This event will run in conjuction with […]

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CostumeBox | Halloween Costumes, Accessories & Party Supplies

CostumeBox is Australia’s biggest online costume and party supply retailer.
They have the largest range of in-stock costumes…with over 80,000 items available online right now!
They offer Next Day Express Delivery to most Australian cities – perfect for those times you’ve left things until last minute.
With Free 100 Day Returns, CostumeBox offers a 100% happiness guarantee, authentic […]

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Cinema in the Park ‘Inside Out’ | O’Sullivan Beach | 28 Oct 2016

[ October 28, 2016; 6:30 pm; ]
Enjoy the experience of cinema under the stars. 
Head down to O’Sullivan Beach to see Inside Out under the stars. Take a blanket or chairs, bring your own picnic dinner or purchase food and drink at the venue. Dress in your favourite Inside Out character’s colours.
There will be a range of activities for the kids starting at 6.30pm including a […]

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Technology and Maker Expo | Woodcraft Library | 22 Oct 2016

[ October 22, 2016; ]
Get Technical at the Technology and Maker Expo
Head along to Woodcroft Library to see Onkaparinga Libraries for the Technology and Maker Expo. Come and see the showcase of maker activities and presentations and workshops by special guests. Every station will have a hands-on activity for children and/or adults to participate in.  There will be so many […]

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Meadows Country Fair | 16 Oct 2016

[ October 16, 2016; ]
Fleurieu Milk Meadows Country Fair; Showcasing the country spirit of the Adelaide Hills
The Meadows Country Fair is regarded as one of the best events of its kind in the Adelaide Hills and this year’s fair promises to be bigger and better than ever. Amusement rides, children’s races, quality market stalls, Farmers Alley, live entertainment, field day, […]

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Adelaide Farmers Market 10th Anniversary Month | Oct 2016

[ October 2, 2016; October 9, 2016; October 16, 2016; October 23, 2016; October 30, 2016; ]
Celebrating 10 years of the Adelaide Farmers’ Market!

Join in this October as 10 wonderful years of the Adelaide Farmers’ Market is celebrated. Thanks to the loyal members and customers, the fabulous stallholders and outstanding volunteers, the Adelaide Farmers’ Market has gone from strength to strength. The market has a terrific schedule of free activities for children and adults […]

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Free Zoofit PonyCycle Rides | Gepps X Home HQ | October School Holidays | 13 to 16 Oct 2016

[ October 13, 2016 11:00 am to October 16, 2016 11:00 am. ]
Free PonyCycle Rides at Gepps X Home HQ
From Thursday 13 October to Sunday 16 October 11am – 2pm, kids can enjoy FREE Zoofit PonyCycle Rides these school holidays at Gepps X Home HQ!
Zoofit PonyCycles are a self-propelled ride on toy that doesn’t require any batteries or electricity to run. Children just hop in the saddle, […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Robinson Crusoe – The Wild Life | In Cinemas 29 October for a limited time only

WIN Tickets to Robinson Crusoe – The Wild Life | in cinemas 29 October for a limited time only.

On a tiny exotic island an outgoing parrot, Tuesday, can’t stop dreaming about discovering the world. After a strong storm, Tuesday and his friends wake up to find a strange creature on the beach: Robinson Crusoe. Tuesday immediately sees Crusoe […]

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Cirkidz at ECH Wellness Greenacres & Henley Beach | 4 – 13 Oct 2016

[ October 4, 2016 to October 7, 2016. October 10, 2016 to October 13, 2016. ]
The Circus returns to ECH Wellness this spring school holidays!
Due to the success of the previous Cirkidz programs held during the January and April school holidays, ECH are excited to once again be running a series of sessions across the spring school holidays.

Designed specifically for grandparents and their grandchildren, the program is a great way […]

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