october 2021 Articles

Beep and Mort | Windmill Pictures & ABC Kids TV Series | 2022

Beep and Mort 
Based on the award-winning stage show, Beep, Beep and Mort is a new mixed-media series for pre-schoolers and their families.
Windmill Pictures is thrilled to announced its first television series, Beep and Mort, is now in production with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and Screen Australia. 
Created for pre-school audiences and their families, Beep and […]

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SAPOL Road Safety Bike Centre Adelaide | Bonython Park | Review

SAPOL Road Safety Centre, Bonython Park – Port Road, Adelaide
by Sharon Harrington
We love visiting the SAPOL Road Safety Centre! It is the perfect spot for kids to practice riding their bikes.
The space is fully enclosed and free from cars, which makes it a really safe place for young kids to ride. It even has real […]

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Halloween at the Adelaide Zoo | 29 Oct 2021

[ October 29, 2021; ]
Boo at the Zoo is BACK and more bewitching than ever!
Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins! Join the Adelaide Zoo if you dare for a Halloween scare at their spooktacular after hours event.
Your little witches and wizards will freak for their trick-or-treat trail, animal enrichment, spooky entertainment, ghoulish giveaways and more. Dress to impress, or […]

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Kids Old Adelaide Gaol Halloween Tour | 30 Oct 2021

[ October 30, 2021; ]
Kids Old Adelaide Gaol Halloween Tour
Kids can dress up and have some fun on Saturday 30 October at Adelaide Gaol.
Go down and explore the Old Adelaide Gaol in your favourite Halloween costume and see what life was like for the people who were arrested, and those that worked at the Gaol.

This will be a light […]

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Happy Halloween Fun Run | Mawson Lakes | 31 Oct 2021

[ October 31, 2021; ]
Happy Halloween Fun Run at Mawson Lakes
Go along dressed up and have fun at the Rotary Club of Mawson Lakes Halloween walk.
Jog or run along the 5k Parkrun course at Mawson Lakes commencing at 10am on Sunday 31 October at the corner of Mawson Lakes Boulevard and Main Street. This is a family friendly event with […]

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Free Halloween Family Fun Day | Salisbury | 30 Oct 2021

[ October 30, 2021; ]
FREE Halloween Family Fun Day at Parabanks Shopping Centre
On Saturday 30 October there will be heaps of fun activities for the kids at the Halloween Family Fun Day in Salisbury.

Starting at 10am at the Parabanks Shopping Centre, activities for the kids will include face painting, badge making, balloon artist, and a colouring in competition.  There […]

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Halloween Roller Skating Disco | Angle Park | 30 Oct 2021

[ October 30, 2021; ]
Halloween Roller Skating Disco hosted by Roller Skating SA 
This Halloween event will be suitable for all ages and skill levels. The evening will be three hours of fun, music, games and prizes, including a lucky door prize and best dressed prize. 

Held at The Parks Recreation and Sports Centre – YMCA in Angle Park, skate hire […]

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Halloween Kids’ Fun | Para Hills | 31 Oct 2021

[ October 31, 2021; ]
Halloween Kids’ Fun at Para Hills Community Club
Join the Para Hills Community Club in the Bistro for Halloween for some spooky kids’ fun on Sunday 31 October 2021.

Activities will include Halloween craft and a colouring in competition plus there will be a treat for dressing up.  Purchase a kids’ meal and receive a free ice cream.

If you […]

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Fork On The Road | Wigley Reserve | 17 Oct 2021

[ October 17, 2021; ]
Fork On The Road at Wigley Reserve 
Take along a picnic blanket and join the team at Fork on the Road at Wigley Reserve on Sunday 17 October from 11am to 4pm for delicious food, drinks, live entertainment and kids activities.
Glenelg’s Wigley Reserve will have plenty of activities on the day to keep the kids entertained, […]

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Ballot to Attend National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant | Opens 29 Oct 2021

[ October 29, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Ballot to attend Adelaide’s National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant 2021
The ballot to attend the 2021 National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant at Adelaide Oval will open on FRIDAY 29 OCTOBER from 10am and close at 10pm SUNDAY 31 OCTOBER.
The 89th National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant will be a twilight event at Adelaide Oval on Saturday 13 November 2021, allowing […]

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New Floats Unveiled – National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant 2021

New Floats – National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant 2021
The National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant has unveiled two locally designed, full-scale floats for the 2021 festivities, Izzy the Dinosaur and Summer Holiday presented by JayCo Adelaide.
Dave Clarke, SALA Festival 2021 float design competition winner and creator of Izzy the Dinosaur, has worked with the likes of Damien Hirst […]

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Limited Edition Wiggles Coin Collection at Woolworths from 6 Oct 2021

[ October 6, 2021 to November 2, 2021. ]
Limited Edition Wiggles Coin Collection available at Woolworths
To celebrate 30 years of The Wiggles, The Royal Australian Mint has partnered with Woolworths to bring you a limited edition Wiggles Coins plus a Collector Album. Purchase the limited edition Coin Collector Album with 4 x $2 coins, plus 2 x bonus $1 coins for just $15 […]

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Mt Compass Strawberry picking

Pick Your Own Strawberries | Harvest the Fleurieu | Mt Compass

[ October 9, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
Pick your own strawberries in Mount Compass on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
The pick your own patch 2021 season officially opens Saturday 9 October at 9am
Harvest the Fleurieu offers delicious sweet juicy strawberries in their ‘pick your own’ patch between October and May each year (depending on the season/weather).  The 2021 season will open on the last […]

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Come & Try Disc Golf | Adelaide | 9 Oct 2021

[ October 9, 2021; ]
Come & Try Disc Golf
As part of City of Adelaide’s October ’21 Wellbeing Month, be active and head to King Rodney Park/Ityamai-Itpina in the city to try Disc Golf, a fun sport that is soaring in popularity.

The free session will include some basic training on the game delivered by experienced SA Disc Golf instructors, followed by […]

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Live Virtual Event with NASA Astronaut Dr Shannon Walker | 8 Oct 2021

[ October 8, 2021; ]
Live Virtual Event with NASA Astronaut Dr Shannon Walker
During this year’s World Space Week they will recognise this year’s theme of ‘Women in Space’ with NASA astronaut Dr Shannon Walker.
You will hear from Shannon about her stellar career in space, from being selected by NASA to be an astronaut, to serving as a Flight Engineer […]

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Lions Skin Cancer Screening Unit | Free Skin Cancer Checks | 16 & 17 Oct 2021

[ October 17, 2021; ]
Free Skin Cancer Screening in Salisbury & St Kilda
The Lions Skin Cancer Screening Unit will be in Salisbury & St Kilda on the 16th and 17th of October 2021.
An initiative of Lions Clubs, appointments are approximately 15 minutes long and are held in private rooms by professional skin cancer screeners volunteering their time to help […]

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Why Don’t I Have That? | Children’s Book by Taylor Anderson

Why Don’t I Have That? Children’s Book by Taylor Anderson
Mae the Fairy Wren spends her days comparing herself to the other birds, until she learns the most important lesson – to admire herself most of all.
This children’s book will delight children of all ages with its colourful characters. A story about self love and not […]

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Glenthorne National Park | New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development

Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta – New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development
A nature-focussed adventure playground will be developed as an iconic destination within the Glenthorne National Park thanks to a partnership between the Marshall Liberal Government and the City of Marion.  
The City of Marion has agreed to contribute $2 million towards a huge adventure […]

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Adelaide Family Carnival | Mt Barker | Postponed

Adelaide Family Carnival in Mt Barker has been postponed
Adelaide Family Carnival is no longer heading to Mt Barker on the last weekend of the school holidays.  You can follow their Facebook page here for updates.
Entry is a gold coin donation at the gate and bookings are not required but there will be limited capacity each […]

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st ali film festival

ST. ALi Italian Film Festival | Palace Nova Cinemas | 20 Oct – 14 Nov 2021

[ October 20, 2021 to November 14, 2021. ]
ST. ALi Italian Film Festival
The 2021 ST. ALi Italian Film Festival returns to Australia this Spring. 
Now in its 22nd year, the ST. ALi Italian Film Festival presented by Palace returns to cinema screens this October and November with the best new Italian films as well as classic gems of Italian cinema screening nationally in Sydney, […]

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karmas world

Karma’s World | Netflix Series from 15 Oct 2021

[ October 15, 2021; ]
Karma’s World
Award winning actor, rapper and producer, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges launches new children’s series, Karma’s World on Netflix. 
Karma’s World follows Karma, an aspiring musical artist and rapper with huge talent and ambition, and an even bigger heart. Smart, resilient, and deeply empathetic, Karma pours her soul into her writing, channelling her feelings into whip-smart rhymes with passion, […]

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Open Gardens SA | Oct & Nov 2021

[ October 2, 2021 to October 4, 2021. October 9, 2021 to October 10, 2021. October 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021. October 23, 2021 to October 24, 2021. October 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021. November 6, 2021 to November 7, 2021. November 13, 2021 to November 14, 2021. November 20, 2021 to November 21, 2021. November 27, 2021 to November 28, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_156398" align="alignnone" width="630"] Rosie and Mick’s Garden, 4 Graetz Terrace, Springton[/caption]
Open Gardens SA
Open Gardens SA was incorporated as an Association in December 2014 to continue the Open Garden Scheme in South Australia after Open Garden Australia announced that it would cease to operate the national scheme after June 2015. The enthusiastic and experienced team […]

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vegan festival

Vegan Festival | Rundle Park/Kadlitpina | 30 & 31 Oct 2021

[ October 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
Vegan Festival 2021
Vegan Festival Adelaide is SA’s largest celebration of all things vegan and will be returning over the last weekend of October 2021.
The annual Festival will feature world-renowned speakers, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, live local musicians, and creative hands-on workshops. Explore around 70 market stalls providing visitors with an array of 100% vegan products, […]

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glenelg ice cream festival

Glenelg Ice Cream Festival | 30 Oct 2021

[ October 30, 2021; ]
Glenelg Ice Cream Festival
You don’t always have to cool off in the water, head down to Glenelg for the Ice Cream Festival on the last Saturday in October.
The Glenelg Ice Cream Festival is in the form of a ‘Street Party’ along Jetty Road.  This family friendly event kicks off from 11am with food and beverage […]

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the spookhouse lock-in

The Spookhouse | Halloween Lock-in at The Beachouse | 28-31 Oct 2021

[ October 28, 2021 to October 31, 2021. ]
The Spookhouse – Halloween Lock In
An all ages Halloween event at The Beachouse in Glenelg. 
The Spookhouse is an annual Halloween lock-in event held at The Beachouse and includes 2 hours use of rides and games and more. This popular event has sold out the past three years so make sure to secure yourself a ticket. […]

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brick gambier

BrickGambier | LEGO® Fan Event | 3 & 4 Oct 2021

[ October 3, 2021 to October 4, 2021. ]
BrickGambier 2021
EMPAK HOMES BrickGambier is a family friendly LEGO® fan event where exhibitors share their passion for LEGO® with the young and young at heart.
The event includes LEGO® models and displays from local and interstate builders, children’s building competition, LEGO® for sale, a photobooth and a coffee van. 

This year will look a little bit different, […]

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barossa made market

Barossa Made Market | Tanunda | 16 Oct 2021

[ October 16, 2021; ]
Barossa Made Market
The Tanunda Town Square precinct will again become a hive of activity with the Barossa Made Market on Saturday 16 October 2021.
The market showcases the talents of artists, craftspeople and local producers in a vibrant, family friendly atmosphere. Purchase authentic Barossa made products, hand made in the Barossa with integrity, authenticity and passion. […]

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woodhouse twilight tube slides

Spring Break – Labour Day Weekend Camping Party | Woodhouse | 2-4 Oct 2021

[ October 2, 2021 to October 4, 2021. ]
Spring Break – Labour Day Weekend Camping Party
Families are invited to experience the magic of Woodhouse Activity Centre during Spring with a Weekend Camping Party over the October Long Weekend.
Special activities will be running exclusively for guests staying onsite (on top of all the other awesome included activities) at no extra cost. 

Stay for one night, […]

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aussie backyard bird count

Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 18-24 Oct 2021

[ October 18, 2021 to October 24, 2021. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
The 2021 Aussie Bird Count will run from October 18‒24 during National Bird Week.
The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is one of Australia’s biggest citizen science events. This year is the eighth count, and the organisers are hoping it will be the biggest yet. Join thousands of people around the country in exploring your […]

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al ru farm picnic

Al Ru Farm Spring Picnic | One Tree Hill | 17 Oct 2021

[ October 17, 2021; ]
Al Ru Farm Picnic
Al Ru Farm at One Tree Hill is a flowering country garden that changes with the seasons.
Filled with self-sown plants there is always something of interest to enjoy. Explore the beautiful grounds from 11:30am – 4pm. Your ticket includes a delicious picnic food hamper to enjoy whilst listening to live music. The […]

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VOGUE Festival | Rundle Mall | 8-10 Oct 2021

[ October 8, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
VOGUE Festival in Rundle Mall
Adelaide’s biggest shopping weekend is back on the last weekend of the school holidays..
Rundle Mall and Rundle Street will come alive with unique pop-ups that can’t be found online, exclusive offers and decadent in-store experiences from Friday 8 October – Sunday 10 October, 
In-store Experiences:
Be spoiled while you shop the exciting range of […]

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clock for no time

Clock for No Time | Accessible Play | Bowden | 19-31 Oct 2021

[ October 19, 2021 to October 24, 2021. October 27, 2021; October 31, 2021; ]
Clock for No Time
Set in the context of the climate emergency and COVID-19 pandemic, Clock for No Time asks the great existential question: What endures when ‘we’ are gone?
It seeks to answer this question by juxtaposing the brain neuropathologies of Simone (who has an Acquired Brain Injury) and her father Ian (who has Alzheimer’s Disease) […]

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sparkling fest

Sparkling Fest | National Wine Centre of Australia | 3-24 Oct 2021

[ October 3, 2021; October 10, 2021; October 17, 2021; October 24, 2021; ]
Sparkling Fest
The annual Sparkling Fest is back again for 2021, with an exciting series of events on offer to showcase sparkling wine and champagne. 
The National Wine Centre is set to add a sparkle to October with a month-long Festival of events acknowledging those most coveted celebratory beverages – sparkling wines and champagne with its annual […]

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tea tree gully spring market

Tea Tree Gully Spring Market | Golden Grove | 9 Oct 2021

[ October 9, 2021; ]
Tea Tree Gully Spring Market
Show your support for local small businesses on Saturday 9 October at Golden Grove Recreation Centre. 
With 50 plus stalls, this indoor market is a great chance to pick up a unique gift for someone special or yourself. The market will showcase hand-crafted wares from talented locals. There will be arts, crafts, […]

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fruchoc appreciation day

FruChoc Appreciation Day | Celebrating 10 Years | Rundle Mall | 1 Oct 2021

[ October 1, 2021; ]
FruChoc Appreciation Day
2021 marks the milestone 10th anniversary of FruChocs Appreciation Day and so all FruChocaholics and sweet tooths alike are invited to make some noise. 
From 10am in Gawler Place the fun filled day will include free activities including face painters, music, cake, fairy floss, a photobooth, games and more. There will also be prizes and […]

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trott park fencing club

Trott Park Fencing Club Come’n’Try Sessions | 4-9 Oct 2021

[ October 4, 2021; October 6, 2021; October 9, 2021; ]
Trott Park Fencing Club School Holiday Come’n’Try Sessions
Trott Park Fencing Club is hosting Come’n’Try sessions for the Olympic sport of fencing during week two of the Adelaide Spring School Holidays. 
These sessions are for those who have always wanted to try fencing, for those who want to try a sport that is a little bit different, […]

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barosssa contemporary

Ended: WIN Tickets to Barossa Contemporary – Schubert & Sherbet at Chateau Tanunda | 9 Oct 2021

WIN Tickets to Barossa Contemporary – Schubert & Sherbet at Chateau Tanunda
Barossa Contemporary is a bold large-scale festival held in one of the world’s most revered wine regions. This ‘Festival for the Curious’ will challenge perceptions of the Barossa and ignite the wildest corners of your imagination.
Schubert & Sherbet at Chateau Tanunda is an afternoon […]

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Tarnanthi Art Fair | Online Event | 15-18 Oct 2021

[ October 15, 2021 to October 18, 2021. ]
Tarnanthi Art Fair 2021
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s popular Tarnanthi Art Fair will be presented as a 100% online event in 2021. Accessible via an easy-to-use digital platform from Friday 15 October to Monday 18 October.
Now in its fifth year, the 2021 Tarnanthi Art Fair brings together 50 art centres with thousands of works […]

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Wrap up the Nature Festival with a Day at Carrick Hill | 4 Oct 2021

[ October 4, 2021; ]
Wrap up the Nature Festival with a Day at Carrick Hill
A day of activities and food in the beautiful gardens of Carrick Hill to wrap up the Nature Festival. The day will conclude with a formal closing ceremony by Jack Buckskin. Throughout the day Fork on the Road food trucks will be on-site. The Carrick […]

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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | 2022 Dates

[ September 26, 2021; October 24, 2021; November 28, 2021; December 19, 2021; February 27, 2022; March 27, 2022; April 24, 2022; May 22, 2022; ]
Stirling Laneways – Market Dates in 2021/2022
Stirling Laneways is more than a market. It is a celebration of local village life and the spectacular seasons in the Adelaide Hills.  It brings something colourful, cozy and a little bit crazy to market Sundays in Stirling from September to April each year.
Each market event celebrates life with a […]

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