october 2016 Articles

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 (Bundey’s Paddock) | 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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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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Blackwood Golf Club Family Fun & Golf Day | 23 Oct 2016

[ October 23, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
A great day for the whole family!
Enjoy a day out at Blackwood Golf Club. Free golf for all ages. Free junior and adult clinics. Free jumping castle and face-painting. Sausage sizzle, market stalls and on-course drinks, wine sales and more!
CLICK HERE for October School Holiday Ideas:


For more information and all enquiries please visit the Blackwood Community […]

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Victoria Square Art Market | 16 Oct 2016

[ October 16, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
Victoria Square becomes a Bohemian tent village where artists can engage with the public in a relaxed and informal convivial atmosphere with wine and food and music and the beauty of the central city square as the backdrop.
A Splash Adelaide supported event following on from the massive success of the inaugural 2015 event.

The Victoria Square […]

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Waterworld Aquatic Centre Reopening | Ridgehaven | 1 Oct 2016

[ October 1, 2016; ]
Waterworld will reopen for the summer season on 1 October 2016
With a main pool, learners pool and toddlers pool, as well as heaps of waterslides, an interactive splashpad and an aquarun, there is something for everyone.

Visit Waterworld, the premier outdoor swimming centre at Ridgehaven in Adelaide’s north-east.

Opening specials include: $5 unlimited slides on 1 October | 2 for 1 […]

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Batman | Return of the Caped Crusader | 8 & 9 Oct 2016

[ October 8, 2016 to October 9, 2016. ]
BATMAN – Return of the Caped Crusader One Weekend Only! 8 & 9 October 2016 at Event Cinemas Marion, GU Film House Glenelg and Greater Union Cinemas Arndale.
It’s back to the 1960s as Batman and Robin spring into action when Gotham City is threatened by a quartet of Batman’s most fiendish foes – Penguin, The […]

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Wayville Market | 2 & 3 Oct 2016

[ October 2, 2016 to October 3, 2016. ]
Wayville Market is open every Sunday and Monday Public Holiday from 9am to 4pm.
The market has a lovely Cafe offering all day breakfast and wholesome food. The market includes a blend of Vintage, Retro, Antiques, Collectables, Vintage Fashion, Upcycle, Homewares, Jewellery, Arts & Crafts, Handmade goods and much more. Local musicians provide the live music to create […]

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Double Giant Twilight Market | Morphett Vale | 29 & 30 Oct 2016

[ October 29, 2016; 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm. October 30, 2016; 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Market to Market are super excited to bring you their first ever double Giant Twilight Market!
Held over two massive days on the 29th and 30th of October at the Morphett Vale Football Oval! Here you will find a host of food trucks to choose from with different foods on both days. Shop from a large variety of different market stalls with […]

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Adelaide United Family Day | Hindmarsh | 3 Oct 2016

[ October 3, 2016; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Adelaide United will launch the upcoming Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season with a Family Day at Coopers Stadium, Hindmarsh!
Launch the 2016/17 season with a Family Day on Monday, 3 October – all Reds fans are invited!

Due to extreme weather, the 2016/17 Family Day location has been changed to Coopers Stadium (previously planned for Bonython Park). Fans will now […]

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Barossa Nature Play Festival | 11 & 12 Oct 2016

[ October 10, 2016; 10:00 am; October 11, 2016; 10:00 am; ]

Barossa Nature Play Festival

Enjoy getting muddy with the Barossa Nature Play Festival. Activities include a Mud Kitchen & cafe, Dirt Art Studio, Bush Weaving and Storytimes. This is a free event. Suitable for ages 3 to 12 yrs.
Begins on 11 October 2016 from 10am-2pm and continues 12 October 2016 from 10am-2pm.

Find out about other nature play […]

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Strathalbyn Show | 3 Oct 2016

[ October 3, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
Celebrating the 146th Anniversary, Monday 3 October 2016, is Showtime for Strathalbyn.
What is always a wonderful family day outing will once again be enhanced by the return of the Woolworths Children’s Games and activities, plus the Wheelbarrow Challenge. The morning Livestock judging includes alpacas, sheep, beef & dairy cattle and Junior Poultry in the oval shed […]

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Playgroup at the Zoo | Adelaide Zoo | 21 Oct 2016

[ October 21, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Join Playgroup SA’s Annual Event… Playgroup at the Zoo.
Enjoy a day full of FUN and learning for the whole family.

Mr Oopy – Mr Oopy’s children’s show is interactive, fun, friendly, energetic and a little bit silly. For children aged 2-6 years. Mr Oopy children’s show offers a unique educational and high energy experience that incorporates […]

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