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Stable Stars Kids Club | Family Race Days | Oct 2019 – Apr 2020

[ October 12, 2019; December 1, 2019; December 21, 2019; January 5, 2020; April 11, 2020; ]
Stable Stars Kids Club Summer Series
After the exciting first stop for the new season at Romeo’s Family Race Day at Morphettville Racecourse, the second family friendly race day will be the Murray Bridge Christmas Cup on the 1st of December 2019.
At the racecourse in the ultimate kids zone you will find the Stable Stars Kids Club, […]

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Kids’ Market | Clarence Park Community Centre | Review

Kids’ Market at Clarence Park – Review, October 2019
by Carla Caruso
Got old toys to move on, or have a budding young entrepreneur at home with a business idea? We know just the place for them…
I’m all in favour of doing a ‘Marie Kondo’ and feeling the magic of tidying up. Decluttering!
My mum always made my […]

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Flinders University’s ‘SpringFest’ – and Walking Trails! | Review

Flinders Uni’s ‘SpringFest’, plus walking trails – Review, October 2019
The southern suburbs uni recently opened its doors for a family-friendly event. But, as we discovered, the campus has even more to offer, including scenic walking trails.
by Carla Caruso
It’s been a while since I’ve been a uni student (scarily, almost two decades), so I haven’t had […]

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Niggle | New Wellbeing App by Kids Helpline

niggle: Wellbeing App by Kids Helpline
Kids Helpline announces a new mobile app – ‘niggle by Kids Helpline’ to make mental health help more accessible and relevant for young people regardless of their location.
Yourtown has recently unveiled mental health technology that makes it dramatically easier and faster for teenagers and young people to access evidence based […]

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Green Valley Strawberries Cafe Review | Adelaide Hills Family Friendly Cafe

Green Valley Strawberries Cafe Review | Nairne, Adelaide Hills
Green Valley Strawberries is a family-owned strawberry farm in the Adelaide Hills. The owners, Jim and Lynda and daughters Danielle, Christie and Stephanie Rozaklis, have been growing, picking, packing and marketing fresh, farm grown strawberries since 1985.
You can buy freshly picked and packed strawberries at a great […]

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San Remo Budget Busting Recipes | World Pasta Day | 25 Oct 2019

[ October 25, 2019; ]
San Remo Budget Busting Recipes
World Pasta Day is on 25 October so San Remo want to take the opportunity to remind people of the affordability and ease of making a pasta meal for the family.
San Remo have commissioned some research that found that Australians are spending big on takeaway – with families of young kids and students […]

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Minda Coast Park

Minda Coast Park Now Open | North Brighton | Oct 2019

Minda Coast Park Opens to the Public
The new coastal pedestrian and cycling pathway in North Brighton, Minda Coast Park, links the esplanade pathways from Glenelg to Brighton.
The $5.3million project includes a 500-metre long pathway through the Minda Dunes, a multi-use public plaza at Somerton Surf Life Saving Club, along with a large elevated deck and public seating […]

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Laratinga BirdFair | Laratinga Wetland | 27 Oct 2019

[ October 27, 2019; ]  
Laratinga BirdFair
Enjoy a great day of birding and bird-related fun at the second ‘Laratinga BirdFair on Sunday 27 October from 10am to 4pm.
Organised by Birds SA and the Mt Barker Council, there will be stalls, displays, guided bird walks and guest speakers, plus food, coffee and music. There will also be activities for the kids […]

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Term 4 Enrolments | Ready Steady Go Kids | South Australia

Ready Steady Go Kids – Enrolments for Term 4
Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia’s leading multi-sport program for preschoolers and is still taking enrolments for term 4.
With over 200 locations nationally including 14 locations across Adelaide, their physio-designed program teaches the fundamentals of 10 different sports in a fun, non-competitive environment. Click here to view […]

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Little Tikes on Bikes | Ridgehaven | Oct & Nov 2019

[ November 8, 2019; November 22, 2019; November 27, 2019; ]
Little Tikes on Bikes
Take your little one(s) for a fun filled 2 hour session at the Road and Cycle Safety Centre.
Take along your child’s bike and helmet as they’ll be able to navigate the mini-road network – with workable traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, a train crossing and round about. Minimal safety information will be delivered […]

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Glenthorne National Park Open Days | 26 & 27 Oct 2019

[ October 26, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Glenthorne National Park Open Days
Go along to one of the Glenthorne National Park Open Days and be amongst the first to see what’s planned for Adelaide’s newest national park.
Take a ranger-guided walk and see artist’s impressions from the draft master plan, and join in activities hosted by Nature Play SA including geocaching and cultural activities by the […]

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Disney Maleficent: Mistress of Evil | Movie Review | In Australian Cinemas 17 Oct 2019

Disney Maleficent: Mistress of Evil | Rated PG | Movie Review
In Cinemas 17 October 2019
While you may have thought that the 2014 Maleficent movie had everyone living happily ever after, we get to see what happens five years later in this sequel, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Angelina Jolie is striking once again with piercing green […]

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Once upon a princess Adelaide high tea

A Magical Time at Tea with a Princess | Once Upon a Princess Adelaide | Review

Such a magical afternoon at ‘Tea with a Princess’ with Once Upon a Princess

Full of rainbow cupcakes, sandwiches, treats, pink lemonade and adorable pony unicorns. 🦄
We also got to chat, dance and sing with Cinderella, Snow White, Rapunzel and all the lovely Princesses. 💖 Oh, and a fun game of Duck Duck Goose with Alice […]

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Halloween Treasure Hunt | Mitcham Square | 31 Oct 2019

[ October 31, 2019; ]
Halloween Treasure Hunt at Mitcham Square
Fun, FREE Halloween event at Mitcham Square Shopping Centre.
Take along your little ghosts, witches, warlocks and monsters for some ghoulish fun at Mitcham Square Shopping Centre on Halloween evening, Thursday 31 October.

Kids love Halloween so Mitcham Square have organised a fun event in their centre to celebrate. Make sure to […]

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Family Fun on a Boat with BBQ Buoys | Adelaide | Review

Family Fun on a Boat with the BBQ Buoys in Adelaide
Discover Adelaide’s Riverbank on a self-drive cruise along the River Torrens in a donut-shaped boat, a BBQ sizzling away and endless birdlife to observe.
Floating along the River Torrens in a BBQ Buoy is such a unique experience and a wonderful way to see the city […]

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Gemini Man | Movie Review | In Cinemas 10 Oct 2019

Gemini Man | Rated M | Movie Review
In cinemas 10 October 2019
Gemini Man is Life of Pi director, Ang Lee’s new action thriller about assassin Henry Brogan (Will Smith) as he battles a mysterious operative sent to kill him before realising it a younger clone of himself.
This is one to see in cinemas as it […]

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Launch of Accessible Henley | SA’s First Total Wheelchair Accessible Beach | 19 Oct 2019

[ October 19, 2019; ]
Making Henley Beach Accessible
Henley Beach is the first totally accessible beach in South Australia, featuring beach wheelchairs, beach mats available 24/7 and the new Changing Places, a facility to assist those with high support needs and their families and carers.
Celebrate the launch of summer activities and accessible Henley with the City of Charles Sturt and Henley […]

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Adelaide’s First Art Vending Machine | Art Gallery of SA

Adelaide’s First Art Vending Machine
PLEASE NOTE: the vending machine is taking a short break to make way for the opening of Tarnanthi this weekend 19-20 October. It will be back and restocked on Monday 21 October.
The Art Gallery of South Australia welcomes the first Adelaide Art Vending Machine, curated by Art Vending Machines Australia creator […]

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Spectacular Sundays at Carrick Hill | Third Sunday of Each Month

[ October 20, 2019; ]
Spectacular Sundays at Carrick Hill
Spectacular Sundays is an ongoing program taking place on the third Sunday of each month.
Carrick Hill’s third Spectacular Sundays program will take place on 20 October with a Garden Party theme. Admission is free with free parking onsite and wheel chair and pram access.

The day includes traditional storytelling on the Children’s […]

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National Discover Sailing Day | Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron | Outer Harbor | 27 Oct 2019

[ October 27, 2019; ]
Free Sailing Experience – National Discover Sailing Day
Enjoy a free sailing experience as part of National Discover Sailing Day 2019 on Sunday 27 October at the Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron.
Enjoy a short sail, check out the Club’s facilities, and you too could be enjoying this amazing sport and on your way to some cruising […]

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Goolwa Skate Park Pump Track

Goolwa Skate Park New Pump Track
The seaside town of Goolwa in South Australia now has a brand new asphalt pump track, designed and constructed by TrailScapes (in front of the skate park).
The new pump track will be a great new attraction for the area. Being asphalt means it’s a nice smooth surface and suitable for […]

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Flinders Chase National Park Centenary – Kangaroo Island | Oct 2019

[ October 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019. ]
Flinders Chase National Park Centenary
National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia (NPWSSA) is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Flinders Chase National Park. There will be free entry to Flinders Chase National Park on 12 of October, as well as camping discounts during October.
Flinders Chase National Park was the second national park to be declared […]

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Fleurieu Folk Festival | Willunga | 25-27 Oct 2019

[ October 25, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Fleurieu Folk Festival
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is a multiple-award winning festival that presents a weekend of music concerts and sessions, dance, workshops, open mic concerts, folk jams, children’s entertainment, stalls, and more.
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is South Australia’s largest folk music festival with past attendances exceeding 8000 and 2019 will be the Festival’s 13th year […]

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Halloween in the City of Adelaide | 25 Oct – 2 Nov 2019

[ October 25, 2019 to November 2, 2019. ]

Spooktacular ways to celebrate Halloween
If you’re looking for ideas on how to celebrate Halloween this year, here are the top picks for a Spooktacular time in the city of Adelaide
From zany zoo visits and spooky crafts to terrifying trails and devilish dodgeball – there’s something that will be sure to raise the hairs for all […]

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Wail at the Gaol – Escape Trail | Halloween Event | Adelaide Gaol | 26 & 27 Oct 2019

[ October 26, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Wail at the Gaol – Escape Trail
Halloween will have a spooktacular twist this year as the Adelaide Gaol leads you on a daring adventure through its haunted walls with a two day special edition of their popular Escape Trail.
Take your little ghosts and goblins for a day sure to entertain, with children able to explore […]

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Triathlon SA | West Lakes Kids Series | Oct 2019 – Mar 2020

[ October 20, 2019; November 17, 2019; January 27, 2020; March 29, 2020; ]
West Lakes Kids Series Triathlons
Triathlon South Australia is proud to bring to you a new kids race series embedded in their Westfield West Lakes Triathlon Series Events.
Thanks to the generous support of Westfield West Lakes, the events will see participants aged 6-10 years participate in a fun and engaging event that will see the kids […]

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Official Opening of Mitchell Park Oval Playground | 15 Oct 2019

[ October 15, 2019; 11:00 am; ]
Official Opening of Mitchell Park Oval Playground
The Mitchell Park Oval Playground has been upgraded and will be officially opened to the public on Tuesday 15 October 2019 at 11am.
Families and members of the community are invited to celebrate the opening of this new look reserve with a free barbeque. Children will be able to enjoy […]

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Day at the Park – Hit107 Free Family Event | Jubilee Park Port Noarlunga | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; ]
Hit107 Super Cool School Holidays – Day at the Park, Free Family Event
Adelaide’s Hit107 is hosting a free event for families at Jubilee Park in Port Noarlunga on Saturday 12 October.
The Hit107 Black Thunders will be at Jubilee Park and there will be plenty of fun activities including an inflatable soccer arena thanks to Soccajoeys […]

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Adelaide’s Outdoor Swimming Pools – Season Opening Dates

Find an Adelaide Outdoor Swimming Pool
As the weather starts to heat up in Spring, you will find most of Adelaide’s public outdoor swimming pools are open from October through to March, with some opening a little earlier and closing a bit later. Below you will find a list of outdoor swimming pools around Adelaide along […]

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50 Great Walks & Hikes for Kids & Families | Walking SA | South Australia

50 Great Walks and Hikes for Kids & Families in South Australia
Walking and hiking with kids is a great way for families to spend quality time together outdoors. There are some really easy, short walks in South Australia which are great for little legs, while older kids will enjoy the challenge of more adventurous hikes.
Walking […]

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The Forkening: Unley-sh Your Hunger | Fork on the Road | 27 Oct 2019

[ October 27, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Forkening: Unley-sh your hunger – Fork on the Road
The first Fork on the Road for season 7 will be on Sunday 27 October at Orphanage Park in Millswood.
The Halloween themed day will begin at 11am and include food trucks, live acoustic music and DJ, free kid’s entertainment (face-painting, big games and Plai games) and […]

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Salisbury Recreation Precinct Season Open Day | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; ]
Salisbury Recreation Precinct Season Open Day
The 2019-20 Season at Salisbury Recreation Precinct will open on Saturday 12 October 2019.  The centre features 2 outdoor pools, a toddler splash pool and 8 tennis courts.

Normal opening hours will apply (7am – 6pm) with the free activities only available between 12pm – 4pm.

Everyone is invited to celebrate the […]

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OzAsia Festival 2019 – Family Friendly Events & Shows | 17 Oct – 3 Nov 2019

[ October 17, 2019 to November 3, 2019. ]
OzAsia Festival 2019
OzAsia Festival is Australia’s leading contemporary arts festival engaging with Asia. Family-friendly events include the spectacular Moon Lantern Parade, the enticing Lucky Dumpling Market plus unique performances from around the globe.
Thirty-five Adelaide exclusives including five world-first performances and 22 Australian premieres are among 60 events being held as part of Adelaide Festival Centre’s […]

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Pipsqueaks Market Oogedy Boogedy Market | Norwood Concert Hall | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; ]
Pipsqueaks Market Oogedy Boogedy Market
Prepare to get Oogedy Boogedy at Pipsqueaks Halloween Market.
Shop at wonderful stalls with handmade or new high quality gifts, like Halloween costumes for kids, homewares, candles, baby and kids stuff and lots more. Meet the new Kidpreneurs with their lil biz, including popcorn, candles, dog treats, slime and scrunchies.

There’ll also be […]

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Port Elliot Show | 12 & 13 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Port Elliot Show – Celebrating their 141st show this year
This traditional agricultural show provides a show case for rural activity in this area, giving the local agriculturalists a chance to meet and exchange views, as well as giving their rapidly expanding suburban residents a place to learn about local agriculture and have a wonderful family […]

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Adelaide 36ers Home Game Season | Adelaide Entertainment Centre | Oct 2019 – Feb 2020

[ October 19, 2019; October 25, 2019; November 2, 2019; November 15, 2019; November 24, 2019; December 13, 2019; December 20, 2019; December 29, 2019; January 1, 2020; January 6, 2020; January 11, 2020; January 25, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 8, 2020; ]
Adelaide 36ers Home Games 2019/20 Season
The Adelaide 36ers are the only team in the National Basketball League (NBL) representing South Australia.
Tickets are now on sale for the Adelaide 36ers home games for the 2019/20 season. This year, played at the new venue of Adelaide Entertainment Centre, it’s a must see experience for every basketball fan to […]

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Adelaide Oval Stadium Golf | 5-12 Oct 2019

[ October 5, 2019 to October 12, 2019. ]
Adelaide Oval Stadium Golf
Adelaide Oval will be turned into a golfer’s paradise over seven days, from Saturday 5 October 2019.
Featuring a nine-hole golf course, a nine-hole putting course, a Clubhouse putting hole, longest drive simulator competition and more – all open to the general public and corporate groups.

Teeing off from locations around the stadium, including […]

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George Whittle Reserve | Prospect Skate Park Review

George Whittle Reserve / Prospect Skate Park
Review by Susannah Marks
George Whittle Reserve (aka Prospect Skate Park) features a basketball court, tennis court, skate park, BBQ area and play equipment. It’s been given a facelift recently (see images from JPE Design Studio below) with the park having its official open day this month (20 October 2019 […]

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Heywood Park Adelaide Ninja Playground

Heywood Park Ninja Obstacle Course – A Playground for Older Kids | Review

[ October 3, 2019 to October 31, 2019. ]
Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace Review
A unique playground designed for older kids which offers challenging fun.
Heywood Park’s new Ninja Playspace which opened on 26 September 2019 is an obstacle course specifically designed for older kids around 10 to 14 years of age. The idea for the Ninja obstacle course came from local resident Rebecca and her […]

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Mount Compass Recreation Park – Bike Park & Pump Track | Now Open | Oct 2019

The Mount Compass Recreation Park Bike Park & Pump Track is now open
The Mount Compass Recreation Park incorporates a state of the art skate park, pumping new BMX track and open play space for families to enjoy.
Above the impressive skate park bowl there is a sheltered spectator viewing area, including picnic table to overlook the spills, […]

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