october 2017 Articles

Buy a Real Christmas Tree | Oxfam Christmas Trees | Orders open 26 Oct 2017

[ October 26, 2017; ]
Buy an Oxfam Christmas Tree this year
2017 orders open 26 October.
What’s tall, green and helps to save lives? An Oxfam Christmas tree!

That’s right, you can support people around the world who are living in poverty AND get yourself a freshly-cut pine Christmas tree to display in your home or work place.

Thanks to your generosity, buying […]

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Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition – National Motor Museum | Torrens Parade Ground | 17 – 30 Oct 2017

[ October 17, 2017 to October 30, 2017. ]
Bush Mechanics: the exhibition is based on the incredibly popular ABC TV series of the same name. It shows the adoption of the motorcar as an integral part of Aboriginal life in Central Australia.
More than just a showcase of bush ingenuity, the show was a documentary-style series with strong elements of comedy, music and magical […]

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Prospect Spring Fair | Broadview Oval | 28 Oct 2017

[ October 28, 2017; ]
The fairy floss is being prepared; the bouncing castle is being inflated; jams and preserves are being prepared and bottled, and a multitude of sporting clubs and community groups are getting ready to play and celebrate… because the Prospect Spring Fair is gearing up to entertain and delight the residents of Prospect in it’s new […]

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Barangaroo Ngangamay Exhibition | Migration Museum | 13 Oct – 26 Nov 2017

[ October 13, 2017 to November 26, 2017. ]
The Barangaroo Ngangamay exhibition honours the old Lady Barangaroo and celebrates the strength, diversity and creativity of Aboriginal women of the Sydney region.

‘damulayun ngangara buranggalyun we exchange names so the Old Lady sleeps peacefully, we mark the space to honour the namesake.’

By coming together for ceremony, we pay respect to the Ancestors, acknowledge the connections […]

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Ridiculous Playground Adelaide | What you need to know | Review

[ October 7, 2017 to October 8, 2017. ]  
Ridiculous Playground promised a whole lot of ridiculous fun and laughs – and they have certainly brought it to Adelaide. We had an amazing fun-filled two hours of very active fun on their epic inflatable course.

There are some stations that are dry and some that are wet. We suggest doing the dry ones first if […]

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Scosa Stampede | Celebrating Ability | North Adelaide | 29 Oct 2017

[ October 29, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Whether you walk, push a wheelchair, use a mobility aid, jump, dance or stroll, join scosa on Sunday 29 October 2017 in Wellington Square, North Adelaide for a fun day out which includes loads of colour, music and good vibes as they Stampede with a 2km loop through the streets of North Adelaide like you’ve […]

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Bridgestone World Solar Challenge | Adelaide Finish Line | 11-15 Oct 2017

[ October 11, 2017 9:00 am to October 15, 2017 9:00 am. ]
In 2017, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge will celebrate its 30th Anniversary.
Join the crowds in Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga and be part of the celebrations as the teams complete their 3,000km journey from Darwin at the official City of Adelaide finish line, marking a successful end to years of planning, designing, building and event preparations.
Visit […]

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I Choose SA Day | Brand South Australia | 21 Oct 2017

[ October 21, 2017; ]
On Saturday 21 October, Brand South Australia will be celebrating I Choose SA Day – the day to choose SA!
The day aims to celebrate everything great about South Australia, from our amazing produce, to a day out with the family, to local suppliers.  They want you to support all South Australian businesses and service providers, […]

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Seafood + Sounds Festival | Adelaide Central Market | 13 & 14 Oct 2017

[ October 13, 2017; 10:00 am to 8:30 pm. October 14, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The Adelaide Central Market will host a celebration of South Australian seafood with the inaugural two-day Seafood and Sounds festival on Friday 13 October and Saturday 14 October 2017.
From cooking demonstrations to a Chilli Crab Pop-Up, the two-day festival will present a smorgasbord of fun-filled entertainment, live music and masterclasses for lovers of produce from […]

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Oceanic Victor In Sea Aquarium | Life Beneath The Waves | Victor Harbor

Experience life beneath the waves in Victor Harbor
Last month Oceanic Victor opened their in-sea aquarium in Victor Harbor, South Australia.  Located just off Granite Island in the clear, clean waters of Encounter Bay, the experience offers fun, learning and excitement for the whole family.  Perfect not only for adventure seekers, but for anyone wanting to […]

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Big Bad Wolf | Windmill Theatre Co | 11-21 Oct 2017

[ October 11, 2017 to October 21, 2017. ]
Big Bad Wolf presented by Windmill Theatre Co in association with Adelaide Festival Centre
He’s the most misunderstood character in fairytale history. Put simply he has no friends. But then he does have incredibly sharp teeth, yellow eyes and his own ideas about personal hygiene, and he is the infamous Big Bad Wolf after all. No […]

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Fork Your Eyes Unley | Goodwood Orphanage Park | 29 Oct 2017

[ October 29, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  

Fork Your Eyes Unley at the Goodwood Orphanage Park
Season 5 of Fork on the Road is kicking off with a visit to a new location, the fabulous Orphanage Park in Millswood.

After having to cancel the original date in September due to weather, the new date for Fork Your Eyes Unley is Sunday, October 29th.  You […]

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Family Fun Day | City East Markets | 7 & 8 Oct 2017

[ October 7, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. October 8, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
City East Markets welcomes you to join them for a FREE fun filled day out at their City East Family Fun Day.
City East Markets is a vibrant marketplace and community gathering space in Flinders Street.  Experience a sample of what’s trending in Adelaide from a broad range of sellers and products from local producers.

There will be […]

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Dino Worlds Creative Workshop | Miniature Worlds | 7 Oct 2017

[ October 7, 2017; ]  
Dino-Worlds Miniature Craft Workshop
Go along these October school holidays and learn how to create your very own miniature Dinosaur World at the City East Family Fun Day! This Saturday every attendee will be going home with their very own self-designed dinosaur diorama featuring rock formations, plants, moss, Dinosaurs and even a lava river!

Miniature Worlds Workshops are hands-on craft […]

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Carclew Stage Sparks | Free Workshops | Aldinga | 19 Oct-7 Dec 2017

FREE circus workshops in Aldinga
Looking for something active and super fun for your 5-12 year old(s) to do after school?  Stage Sparks CIRCUS will commence in term four offering FREE performance workshops in Aldinga.
The workshop will run for 8 weeks and focus on CIRCUS where kids will have fun with plates, diabolos, balls and hoops […]

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Whole Life Expo 2017 | Adelaide Showground | 7 & 8 Oct 2017

[ October 7, 2017 to October 8, 2017. ]
Whole Life Expo 2017 – the Health & Wellbeing Event of 2017
If you’re into self-development, self-empowerment, yoga, meditation and wellbeing then why not plan a visit to the WHole Life Expo this year.

On Saturday 7 October (11am-11.30am) they will attempt to break the world record for the “Biggest Mindfulness Session in the World”. The current […]

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Wild Imagination Nature Play School Holiday

Wild Imagination Nature Play School Holiday Vacation Care and Family Events | Review

[ October 3, 2017 5:00 pm to October 15, 2017 5:00 pm. ]
Wild Imagination
Nature Play School Holiday events
Review by Susannah Marks
If like many Adelaide families you’re looking for school holiday activities for your kids then you may have heard of Wild Imagination. They run nature play events during the school holidays as an alternative to vacation care. My kids love a balance of indoor and outdoor play, […]

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Circus Royale | Seaford & Mt Barker | 27 Sep – 15 Oct 2017

[ October 2, 2017; 11:00 am; October 4, 2017; 7:00 pm; October 5, 2017; 11:00 am; October 6, 2017; 4:00 pm; October 7, 2017; 4:00 pm; October 8, 2017; 11:00 am; October 9, 2017; 11:00 am; October 11, 2017; 7:00 pm; October 12, 2017; 11:00 am; October 13, 2017; 4:00 pm; October 14, 2017; 4:00 pm; October 15, 2017; 11:00 am; ]  
Circus Royale
Damian Syred presents the 46th year anniversary tour of Circus Royale!
Circus Royale provides quality entertainment for your entire family. Parents, grandparents and children equally enjoy Circus Royale. Circus Royale is family entertainment staged in a modern Big Top tent.

With 20 elite athletes and performers, Circus Royale brings together a combination of acrobatics, comedy and […]

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Disney Pixar Festival | Reading Cinemas | 14 Oct – 5 Nov 2017

[ October 14, 2017 10:00 am to October 15, 2017 10:00 am. October 21, 2017 10:00 am to October 22, 2017 10:00 am. October 28, 2017 10:00 am to October 29, 2017 10:00 am. November 4, 2017 10:00 am to November 5, 2017 10:00 am. ]
Disney Pixar Festival
Reading Cinemas is bringing your all-time favourite Pixar films back to the big screen nationally with their Disney Pixar Festival kicking off in October.
Each weekend from October 14 to November 5, your local Reading Cinema will feature a popular Disney Pixar film to keep you entertained this spring. You can once again join Woody and Buzz on their very first adventure […]

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Adelaide Film Festival | 5 – 15 Oct 2017

[ October 5, 2017 to October 15, 2017. ]
Adelaide Film Festival
The Adelaide Film Festival is a biennial eleven-day celebration and is an exciting exploration of Australian and international screen culture with a diverse and unique program of screenings, forums and special events.
The Adelaide Film Festival has rapidly established itself as one of the boldest,  innovative and must attend events in the country and […]

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School Holiday Science Fun | Harbour Town | Oct 2017

[ October 2, 2017 10:00 am to October 6, 2017 10:00 am. October 9, 2017 10:00 am to October 13, 2017 10:00 am. ]  
Free hands-on Science fun at Harbour Town during October school holidays
Explore weird science concepts and ‘wow’ your senses during the October school holidays at Harbour Town Adelaide. Discover how to make elephant toothpaste, tea bag rockets, multi-coloured slime and lava lamps and create a variety of optical, sensory and auditory illusions including examining moving […]

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Pumpt Indoor Scooter, Skate & BMX | Oct 2017

Pumpt Indoor Scooter, Skate and BMX fun!
***Editors note November 2019 : Pumpt has officially closed it’s doors***
Pumpt is the indoor scooter, skate and BMX venue of choice for Adelaide. There is no other like it in Australia. With tracks for everyone from little tikes on balance bikes to guru downhill racers, Pumpt is great fun and great value for everyone.
All […]

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The Hive | Glowing Light Installation | Adelaide | 3 Oct – 4 Nov 2017

[ October 3, 2017 to November 4, 2017. ]
The Hive is a kaleidoscope of art, light and technology, celebrating community connections and change.
For the next month you can explore this glowing installation and immerse yourself in the colour evolution of The Hive.

Designed by amigo and amigo, the interactivity and social story of The Hive is inspired by the bee hive. Bees are considered […]

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station Tour | Maritime Museum | 21 Oct 2017

[ October 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
The Torrens Island Quarantine Station was built in 1879 to stop passengers bringing diseases such as small pox into Adelaide. Today, the site is remarkably intact and evokes the experiences of passengers placed in quarantine from the 1880s to the 1960s.
On this fully guided 2 hour tour, you will see the bathing blocks that separated […]

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Adelaide 36ers Generational Game vs Melbourne United | Ananda Aged Care | 14 Oct 2017

[ October 14, 2017; 3:30 pm; ]  
Adelaide 36ers Generational Game vs Melbourne United
Fancy a night out with the kids where you’ll be home before bedtime?
South Australians of all ages are invited to attend the Ananda Generational Game from 3.30pm on Saturday 14 October at Titanium Security Arena. Tip off for the game is at 5pm.
As a major sponsor of the Adelaide […]

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Australian Sports Camps 3-Day School Holiday Sports Coaching Camps | 9-13 Oct 2017

Australian Sports Camps will be holding 3-day camps in Basketball, Netball, Cricket, AFL and Soccer during the Spring School Holidays.
Special offer for Play and Go readers: save 20% on ASC camps – use this coupon code: playandgospr17 when booking online. Cost $236 for three days instead of $295.
Australian Sports Camps (ASC) have been running terrific […]

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Port Waterfront Boutique Markets | Port Adelaide | 7 Oct, 4 Nov & 2 Dec 2017

[ October 7, 2017; November 4, 2017; December 2, 2017; ]  
Port Waterfront Boutique Markets
The Port Waterfront Boutique Markets have moved their weekly market to a once a month “creative boutique space” – a larger scale platform for Adelaide’s finest artists, designers and creatives to showcase their products and business.  Design savvy shoppers can explore, shop and indulge on the first Saturday of the month through […]

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Celebrate Goodwood Alive | Goodwood Road | 22 Oct 2017

[ October 22, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]  
Celebrate Goodwood Alive hosted by the City of Unley Events and Goodwood Road
Celebrate Goodwood Alive is a day of discovery!
Head along and discover the great new look Goodwood Road on this family friendly day full of fabulous fun and activities.

Join in the community art project, follow the Goody Trail and collect lots of free goodies […]

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Badge Making School Holiday Workshop | 5 & 12 Oct 2017

[ October 5, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. October 12, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]  
Visit the Centre of Democracy these school holidays to make your own badge, and share what is most important to you.
Button badges have been around for hundreds of years. They are used to promote bands, for fashion, worn during elections and as a way to protest or share an opinion.
Badges are a quick and easy […]

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A Very Victorian Halloween | Ayers House Museum | 31 Oct 2017

[ October 31, 2017; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
What better place to spend Halloween than a 160 year old mansion?
Join in the fun dressed up and ready for a shadowy night of spooky stories and scary songs. See what’s cooking in the witch’s kitchen and find out what it feels like to hide under the ghoul’s blanket.
One hour program from 6.30pm – 7.30pm or […]

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Touch-a-Truck School Holiday Fun | Modbury | 13 Oct 2017

[ October 13, 2017; 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Touch-A-Truck is FREE school holiday fun where kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks to see how they work.
Over 23 different trucks will be at this event including rubbish trucks, water trucks, fire trucks, street sweepers, excavators, bobcats, police vehicles and lots more for kids to see.

If you are looking for […]

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St Teresa’s School Spring Fete | Brighton | 22 Oct 2017

[ October 22, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
St Teresa’s Spring Fete is a day of family fun that has been bringing the local community together since 1915.
Enjoy delicious food, drinks and listen to some terrific local musical talents. The fete will feature children’s entertainment including a fire engine, bouncy castle, climbing wall, face painting, henna tattoos and craft stalls, Fairy playgroup by the Fairy Bay Glenelg, and […]

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Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary Family Fun Day | 2 Oct 2017

[ October 2, 2017; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary Family Fun Day
The annual October long weekend Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary Family Fun Day will be held on Monday, October 2nd.
Go along to browse the market stalls, feed the animals (the emus happily eat from your hand, others may be more timid), enjoy a barbecue and baked potato lunch, check out the […]

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The Bieber Experience Kids Show featuring Aydan Calafiore | Adelaide | 12 Oct 2017

[ October 12, 2017; 10:30 am; ]  
The Bieber Experience Kids Show featuring Aydan Calafiore
Teen sensation Aydan Calafiore delivers all your favourite Justin Bieber hits at his Bieber Experience Kids Show these school holidays.

A fully choreographed extravaganza that includes massive hits such as “Sorry”, “Beauty and Beat”, “Baby”, “Despacito” and “Love yourself”.

Experience the phenomenal vocal talents of Aydan alongside stunning dancers, win […]

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Waterworld Aquatic Centre Reopening | Ridgehaven | 3 Oct 2017

Waterworld will reopen for the summer season after the long weekend on 3 October 2017
Waterworld is a premier outdoor swimming centre on Golden Grove Road, Ridgehaven in Adelaide’s north-east.  Take the family and spend the day swimming in their heated pools, whiz down the curly slide or challenge your friends on the two racing slides.

Swim laps […]

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La Femme 5 Female Fun Run | Victoria Park | 4 Oct 2017

[ October 4, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]  
La Femme 5 is Adelaide’s only all female fun run!
La Femme 5 is an event designed to help build a strong female community that inspires women from all ages and backgrounds to celebrate women’s health and fitness.

La Femme 5 strives to serve as a catalyst for change in women’s lives as they set and discover […]

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KIDGO Superhero School Holiday Program | Pooraka | 4 Oct 2017

[ October 4, 2017; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]  
KIDGO Superhero School Holiday Program
KIDGO is a popular kids school holiday program run by Victory Church each school holidays for children in Reception to Year 5.  Each KIDGO is based upon a theme and is jam-packed full of fun activities, including jumpy castles, food challenges, craft, team challenges, prizes and much more.

KIDGO runs for 3 […]

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Italian Festival Flag Making School Holiday Workshop | Migration Museum | 30 Sep – 15 Oct 2017

[ September 30, 2017 to October 15, 2017. ]
Italian Festival Flag Making School Holiday Workshop
Before you were born the Italian Festival of South Australia was born.
This festival celebrated being Italian. Flags were made and then flown in a parade.

Pop by the Migration Museum any day between 10am and 5pm during the school holidays to make a flag. Imagine the parade!

No bookings required.
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Adelaide Crows Family Day | Adelaide Oval | 1 Oct 2017

[ October 1, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]  
Crows fans are invited to celebrate the conclusion of the 2017 season at the Club’s official Family Day on Sunday, October 1.
Held at Adelaide Oval from 1pm, the event will include the presentation of the Grand Final team on stage.
The day will involve live interviews with players and coaches, activities for kids and the latest […]

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Organic Corner Store Kids Market

Organic Corner Store Kids Market Day | Glenelg North | 12 Oct 2017

[ October 12, 2017; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Organic Corner Store Kids Market Day
Support the young entrepreneurs at the Organic Corner Store market!
Go along on Thursday 12 October 2017 and support some young entrepreneurs as Organic Corner Store host kids market alongside the usual Organic Corner Store market, Glenelg North. The young stallholders will be selling secondhand books and toys, bric a brac, […]

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