Great ideas to help your kids spend time away from the screen
It’s safe to say that many of us find the allure of a ‘screen’ all too easy to resist and these days we all need access to technology for work, school and even sporting clubs! As with anything, moderation is the key and we […]
Great ideas to help your kids spend time away from the screen
[ October 27, 2017 to October 28, 2017. October 31, 2017; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
The Horbland Graveyard
Horbland Graveyard is a Horror maze, open to the public, and based around the Horbenko family’s home, in Woodcroft, South Australia. It is the talk of Adelaide this time of the year, with people coming from far and wide, to make their way through the area’s scariest Halloween attraction.
The Horbland Graveyard will be […]
[ October 28, 2017; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Kindergym Unley Garage Sale this Saturday 28 October 2017
Kindergym Unley opened in March 1980 in the Unley Uniting Church Halls and over 500 children now come through their doors every week to play. From the very first session the church has supported them by allowing them to “take over” the halls during the week and […]
Make giant bubbles for lots of outdoor bubble-blowing fun!
Most kids are fascinated by bubbles – they are colourful, beautiful and so much fun to create. Blow them around, watch them float away and see them pop!
Here is an easy recipe to make giant bubbles.
Carefully and slowly mix 7 parts of water, 3 parts of detergent […]
[ October 30, 2017; 2:00 pm; ]
No. 24 RAAF Squadron Freedom of Entry through the City of Adelaide
On Monday, October 30 the public is invited to witness a spectacular military march along King William Street as the NO. 24 RAAF Squadron exercises its Freedom of Entry to the City of Adelaide.
The Freedom of Entry March is an historic practice dating back […]
[ October 29, 2017; ]
A great day out for all the family, for ‘kids’ big & small.
The South Australian Aviation Museum will be holding an open day with lots of displays and fun things to see and do. There will be new displays in a New Hangar or you can climb inside and sit in the cockpit of a […]
[ October 29, 2017; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Family Day with Mack Horton at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre
The Adelaide Aquatic Centre will host a Family Day with special guest 2016 Olympic Games 400m Freestyle GOLD Medallist Mack Horton on Sunday, October 29.
Mack has had an incredible year at the World Swimming Championships, taking silver in the 400m and bronze in the 1500m freestyle – […]
[ October 29, 2017; ]
The Callington Show is family-friendly with lots of free activities.
The show will be opened at 12 noon by Amanda Blair, Adelaide media personality, together with an Aboriginal welcome ceremony & replica 1860s cannon & rifle firing. There will be lots of entertainment and activities for everyone including:
art and circus workshops
Turning Mecard Mechanimals
Cars that transform into robots with no batteries required.
Every now and then a toy comes along which Mr 9 gets really excited about. The Turning Mecard range is one of these, and I have to say that as an adult, I think they are pretty impressive too. I can totally see why the […]
[ October 27, 2017 to October 29, 2017. ]
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is an annual 3 day family friendly celebration of contemporary and traditional folk music
Held in the picturesque township of Willunga, in South Australia’s premier wine region, this annual festival hand picks over 50 of the best local, interstate and international folk musicians covering a broad range of genres including traditional, acoustic, celtic, […]
[ October 27, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Free Family Event “Cinema in the Park” hosted by Christie Downs Community House
Its that time of year again! Enjoy the experience of cinema under the stars. Bring along a blanket or chairs, pack a picnic dinner or you can purchase food and drink at the venue.
There will be activities from 6.30pm including a bouncy castle, face […]
[ October 8, 2017 to November 1, 2017. ]
The Pop-Up Magical Park at The Quarry Reserve in Seaford has been extended until Wednesday 1 November 2017
Magical Park is the world’s first digital playground and the City of Onkaparinga invites children and families to explore an augmented reality with the Magical Park pop up at Seaford Quarry Reserve.
To explore one of the digital fantasy lands […]
[ October 28, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Taste Glynde & Stepney’s Annual Street Party
Experience the secrets of Glynde and Stepney’s finest manufacturers. Have your chance to speak to the owners and manufacturers directly!
Taste Glynde & Stepney’s Annual Street Party on Saturday October 28th will feature gourmet cheese, fresh roasted coffee, sparkling wine, chocolate, cocktails, craft beer, confectionery, gourmet olive oil & vinegar […]
Playgroup At The Zoo 2017
Playgroup at the Zoo is Playgroup SA’s annual membership event and it’s a lot of fun for little ones. We went along to Adelaide Zoo today and joined in the fun.
For Playgroup SA members it’s a great chance to visit the zoo for the discounted price of only $16.50 per Adult […]
[ October 29, 2017; 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Showcasing the spectrum of diverse library services, Greenacres Library will fling open their doors for a whole lot of fun for all ages.
Take over the whole library, from the car park to the lawns as you join in free celebrations.
The Library will host The Art Bus – a fully equipped mobile arts studio, which travels […]
[ October 21, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]
Bring your family dog to Henley Square on Saturday 21 October from 11am-2.30pm to celebrate responsible dog ownership at this annual Doggy Day at the Beach event!
The City of Charles Sturt will have dog-related stalls and activities, giveaways, a jetty-to-jetty dog walk at 12 noon and a BBQ for a gold coin donation with proceeds […]
[ October 21, 2017; ]
Family Dance-Off Saturday 21 October 2017
Have a family boogie for Kinderling’s Screen Free Challenge! At 3pm this Saturday, join families right across Australia as they put down the screens and bust out their best moves for Kinderling’s Screen Free Challenge Family Dance-Off!
From Pharrell Williams to Michael Jackson, Kinderling Kids Radio will be playing the ultimate music selection for your very own […]
A new family friendly Caroma Concept Store has just opened on The Parade in Norwood
Renowned for its sleek modern designs and unique water-saving features, Caroma is embarking on a new, exciting venture by opening its first flagship store back in the city where it all started in 1941 by Charles Rothauser.
The new Caroma Concept Store […]
[ October 28, 2017; ]
BioBlitz at Oaklands Wetland – Free Family Event
Join in the FREE fun with activities for all ages at the BioBlitz at Oaklands Wetland. There will be organised walks, talks and kids activities. You will be able to observe, record and learn about the local flora and fauna. Or you can just drop by to take […]
Ridge Park Myrtle Bank
The City of Unley’s Ridge Park has everything you need for a fun family day outdoors. From fabulous play equipment and BBQ facilities to sport courts and wide open play spaces, this area is suitable for all ages.
At over five hectares, Ridge Park is home to a large oval, tennis and basketball/netball […]
Another New Playground for Adelaide Families – Semaphore Park’s Newest Playground Opens
The upgrade to Point Malcolm Reserve playground on Military Road has been completed and it looks fantastic. There are play spaces designed for kids of all ages.
There are these climbing frames with a double lookout below joined by a net crossing and big slide. […]
[ October 31, 2017; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Bring the family along to The Brocas for some free Halloween fun!
There will be something for kids of all ages, with Halloween themed activities including a scare room, craft, games and face painting as well as a BBQ. Dressing up is encouraged, but optional.
Bookings are essential – email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
This event is proudly supported […]
[ October 28, 2017; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Halloween fun on wheels for the whole family.
Blackwood Community Recreation Centre are hosting a Halloween Roller Disco on Saturday, October 28.
DJ Ollie will keep you entertained with music, games and great prizes. Under 12’s must be fully supervised by an adult. This is a drug and alcohol free event. Snack bar available.
Dressing up is encouraged, […]
[ October 28, 2017; 7:30 pm; ]
On Saturday October 28, the Ice Arena in Thebarton is getting spooky with their annual Halloween Pre Party!
Enjoy an evening on the ice with a Halloween theme on the last weekend in October.
On the night there will be:
Free Face Painting
Trick or Treating
Prizes for Best Costume
Kicking off from 7.30pm!
For more information and all […]
[ October 22, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
This is your chance to make a difference, to give back to our oceans and this amazing planet we call home.
The Sea Shepard Marine Debris team in Adelaide require your help.
Up to 90% of seabirds have plastic in their guts. You can help stop these innocent animals from suffering any further by reducing the litter […]
[ October 15, 2017 to November 5, 2017. ]
Take the Kinderling Screen Free Challenge and Win!
Kinderling Kids Radio and Volvo Cars are inviting you and your family to join the annual Kinderling Screen Free Challenge. Unplug and play together to see the difference a digital detox can make.
WIN A $5,000 FAMILY GETAWAY
To make it even more fun, joining the Kinderling Screen Free Challenge puts […]
[ October 22, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Aussie Era Salisbury Car Show
John Street in Salisbury will turn into a car gallery and Northern Adelaide’s largest car salesroom in Sunday 22 October. The car show will be celebrating the many brands of cars built in Australia over the years.
This family fun day features people’s choice judging, free entertainment. a KidsZone area, a live […]
[ October 22, 2017; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Wild in the Streets
Wild in the Streets is a free come and try event to encourage as many South Australian kids that they can to come and try BMX in a creative and inspiring way in downtown Adelaide!
Ride some cool obstacles that you don’t normally see in an urban setting whilst riding with other like-minded […]
[ October 23, 2017 to October 29, 2017. ]
The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is back in 2017
BirdLife Australia and its Birds in Backyards Program have come together to create the Aussie Backyard Bird Count. BirdLife Australia has been Australia’s voice for birds since 1901. They are the country’s largest, independent, not-for-profit bird conservation organisation. With their specialised knowledge and the commitment of their […]
[ October 19, 2017; ]
The Son of Bigfoot is perfect for strong kids and families who will love the sense of adventure, funny talking animals and forest setting with treehouses and ziplines.
When Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, he discovers that Bigfoot is more than just a legend […]
[ May 5, 2017 to May 19, 2017. October 13, 2017 11:00 pm to October 27, 2017 11:00 pm. ]
The Nappy Collective encourages families to search out that handful of leftover, outgrown nappies we all seem to end up with and donate them to families in crisis or in need.
Over a two week period in May and October, families can drop these clean, disposable nappies to their nearest collection point. The Nappy Collective will […]
The Cookie Dough Lab – CLOSED DOWN 8 Feb 2018
If your kids enjoy making homemade cookies, but spoonfuls of mixture tend to disappear rather than being placed on the baking tray, then perhaps you need to visit The Cookie Dough Lab!
The Cookie Dough Lab opened in Semaphore last week to rave reviews, timing their launch […]
[ September 29, 2017 to November 10, 2017. ]
The Local Project art cubes – public art exhibition of the collected stories from Adelaide locals
Over the last month, your ‘local’ stories of the city have been collected: the stories that only ‘locals’ know… the local characters, the natural wonders, the rhythms of the City of Adelaide… documenting your connection to the city.
A public art […]
[ October 28, 2017; ]
Earth’s Wild Ride- 360 Degree Visual Experience
The City of Salisbury Community Learning Programs team along with SkyWatch Astronomy Education presents the “MirrorDome” travelling digital theatre and planetarium to celebrate National Children’s Week within the Library Service.
Enter the Skywatch MirrorDome to experience a 360 degree visual experience showcasing moments in the Earth’s history with dinosaur extinctions, […]
[ October 19, 2017 to October 22, 2017. ]
Japanese Film Festival 2017
This year at the Japanese Film Festival 2017, expect to find old tales with new tricks and classic plots with refreshing stories.
Fresh faces will grace the silver screen, alongside veterans who’ll shock, delight, and melt hearts. And for those who just want good ol’ Japanese cinema, don’t worry— it is still […]
[ January 24, 2018; 7:30 pm; ]
Adam Savage and Michael Stevens have joined forces to bring this one of a kind interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience to Australia.
Adam Savage, one of television’s most loved personalities, has joined forces with Michael Stevens, one of YouTube’s biggest stars and they’re coming to a theater near you. They’re bringing along their crazy toys, incredible tools […]
[ October 27, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Neo celebrates Aboriginal art and culture as part of TARNANTHI, at the teen exclusive after hours event, ‘Deadly’ Halloween.
Meaning new, youthful, fresh, lately and now, ‘Neo’ captures the spirit of the contemporary. Young art lovers can be inspired by the edgy workshops, meet local artists and listen to live DJ’s in a parent-free zone. Did […]
[ October 14, 2017; 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. February 10, 2018; 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
The Market Shed on Holland St Twilight Market
At the Market Shed on Holland St Twilight Market you can sit back, relax and enjoy some local live music and entertainment, feast on delicious food made with local and organic ingredients from the wonderful stall holders and The Market Shed Bar will be serving local wine, beer, […]
[ October 28, 2017; 2:00 pm; ]
Kids Halloween Spooktacular Show & 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 can go dressed in fancy dress. There will be games to be played and prizes to be won. Drinks and snacks will be […]
[ October 26, 2017 to October 28, 2017. ]
Rumble, tumble, turn and burn!
Hometown hero and Olympic gold medallist Kyle Chalmers along with fellow members of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team will return to racing at the 2017 Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Swimming Championships in Adelaide this October.
You won’t want to miss your chance to see the best swimmers from across Australia swim […]