october 2023 Articles

Call from the Wild Update: 5 Elephants are heading to Monarto Safari Park!

Monarto Safari Park will now be welcoming FIVE Elephants!
Monarto Safari Park is trumpeting with excitement as they announce TWO MORE Asian Elephants are set to join the herd.
Pak Boon and Tang Mo from Taronga Zoo Sydney are packing up their trunks and following in the footsteps of Burma, Permai and Putra Mas. Taronga Zoo Sydney […]

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Department for Education Mid Year Intake

Reception mid-year intake in 2024 | South Australian Government Primary Schools

The new mid-year intake to reception starts in 2024
Starting school is an exciting milestone for children and their families. From 2024, South Australian government primary schools will introduce a mid-year intake to reception, following the introduction of preschool mid-year intake earlier this year.
This means children who turn 5 between 1 May and 31 October 2024 […]

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Halloween Trick or Treat | Myer Centre Adelaide | 29 Oct 2023

[ October 29, 2023; ]
Get ready for spooky fun with a special pre-Halloween Trick or Treat event at the Myer Centre Adelaide.
Step into a world of spooky delights on Sunday, 29 October 2023 at the Myer Centre’s pre-Halloween Trick or Treat event.  Embark on a candy quest as you visit participating stores within the Myer Centre. The promise of […]

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BECKHAM | Netflix Docuseries | Review

BECKHAM is a 4 part biographical docuseries on Netflix that traces David’s rise from his humble beginnings in east London to international sports superstar. David played professionally for the very best teams: 11 years for Manchester United, then on to Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, AC Milan, and Paris St.-Germain.
It’s a fascinating documentary with an in […]

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Halloween at Paralowie Village | 31 Oct 2023

[ October 31, 2023; ]
Go along to Paralowie Village this Halloween dressed in your scariest (or favourite) costume and have your trick or treating bucket at the ready.
Are the kids planning to trick or treat this Halloween?  Take the family to this free spook-tacular event from 3pm until 5pm on Halloween, Tuesday 31 October at Paralowie Village.

There will be […]

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Halloween Potion Party | Sheidow Park | 28 OCt 2023

[ October 28, 2023; ]
Halloween Potion Party in the Enchanted Forest.
A morning of magical mindfulness amongst the Enchanted Forest at Hugh Johnson Reserve in Sheidow Park.  Have a spooktacular time creating eco friendly nature potions in the Magical Garden with spooky host ‘Potion Pixie’. Organised by Arts by Nature, there will be eco friendly spooky themed fizzies by Wild […]

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AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival | Festival Theatre | 29 Oct 2023

[ October 29, 2023; ]
AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival 2023
Celebrate the worldwide phenomenon of Japanese pop culture at the eighth edition of AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, an annual showcase of everything cool and quirky about Japan.
As yakitori sizzles on the BBQ, arcade games flicker, and the scent of freshly fried karaage fills the air – you’ll find it […]

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Ended: WIN a Nintendo Rainbow High Prize Pack

Rainbow High is the leading global fashion doll brand and hit animated YouTube series that encourages creativity, celebrates diversity, and embraces inclusivity each and every day.
Together, with their friends at Shadow High, they’re showing the world that you should be proud to let your true colours shine. Rainbow High: Runway Rush is out now on […]

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Halloween Market | Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market | 29 Oct 2023

[ October 29, 2023; ]
Calling all little ghost hunters! Join the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market at their Spook-tacular Halloween Market on Sunday 29 October.
Get ready to spook and snack, dressed in your favourite Halloween costumes. Fuel up with a yummy breakfast, and while you explore the market, your little ones can embark on a thrilling adventure for a chance […]

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Junior Keeper Experience l Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary l Review

Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary’s Junior Keeper Experience
Does your child love animals and being outdoors? Maybe they want to be a zookeeper, vet, or wildlife warrior when they grow up? Well, we have found the perfect activity for you in the Adelaide Hills.
Review by Jo Parkinson

Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary’s Junior Keeper Program is a 4-hour, fun filled and […]

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Halloween Dining Experience | IKEA Adelaide | 26 Oct 2023

[ October 26, 2023; ]
IKEA is hosting a Halloween Dining Experience with themed meals for a spooky and delicious night out for the whole family.
IKEA is inviting everyone to their Halloween Dining Experience, in all 10 stores across the country. Guests will be treated to a three-course themed meal, with kids meal options so the whole family can enjoy […]

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Bounce Halloween

BOUNCE Trick & Treat Halloween Night | 31 October 2023

[ October 31, 2023; 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

Get spooky at BOUNCE for a Trick AND Treat Halloween night
Visit any BOUNCE venue from 4pm onwards on Tuesday 31 October 2023!
Join up for non-stop Halloween fun. There will be games, prizes and many chances to collect some tasty treats. All included in the usual session cost.
Jump out of your BOUNCE socks for a freestyle […]

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Hey Caddy Mini Golf | West Lakes | Review

Hey Caddy’s new venue in West Lakes is a mini putt experience with elite holes that’ll keep everyone, at all levels, entertained.
Review by Carla Caruso
Mini golf has become a favourite family pastime of ours.
And, as we discovered, Hey Caddy’s new course in West Lakes is one of SA’s best.
We somehow timed our visit to the indoor […]

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ENDED: WIN VIP Seats at National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant

WIN 4 seats in the VIP stand to watch the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant in Adelaide on Saturday 4 November 2023
The best view of the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant could be yours!
People of all ages gather along Adelaide’s streets each November to welcome the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant. It’s the traditional start of the festive […]

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Golden Fields Reserve Adventure Playground | Golden Grove

Golden Fields Reserve Adventure Playground
Golden Fields Reserve’s has a brand-new adventure playground promising endless fun for kids of all ages.
Located at the lower section of the reserve, the playground offers linked towers, multiple slides, a climbing wall, trampolines, a flying fox and much more.
There is an accessible toilet, car park and access road, a picnic […]

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Come & Try Nippers | Seacliff Surf Life Saving Club | 21 Oct – 25 Nov 2023

Seacliff Surf Life Saving Club is inviting families to Come & Try Nippers!
For the upcoming 2023/24 season, Seacliff SLSC will be conducting it’s 75-minute Come & Try Nipper Program every Saturday afternoon from 21 October through to 25 November (inclusive) for keen juniors to get a taste of surf sports before committing to join.

Come & […]

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Free Waterslides on Sundays | Marion Outdoor Pool

Enjoy FREE waterslides on Sunday mornings at the Marion Outdoor Pool.
Start your Sunday at the Marion Outdoor Pool with free waterslides from 10am until 12pm, including the popular Twist Slide and Speed Slide.  
The green, white and blue Twist Slide starts off with a 15m enclosed tunnel with spectacular translucent colour bands. The tunnel rounds the […]

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Woolworths Cricket Blast | Fun Cricket Program for Kids

Woolworths Cricket Blast! It’s the ultimate playground for kids of all abilities where the fun never stops and the action is non-stop.
Whether you’re a first-time batter or backyard cricket superstar, get ready to embark on an exciting journey filled with laughter, growth, and unforgettable memories.
The Woolworths Cricket Blast program has been designed to engage […]

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Giant Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | Open Daily

[ October 27, 2023 to December 31, 2023. January 1, 2024 to May 12, 2024. ]
Ride the Mix 102.3 Giant Ferris Wheel in Glenelg.
The Giant Ferris Wheel in Glenelg opens daily, providing spectacular views over the SA coastline, down Jetty Road and across to the Adelaide Hills.
Located on the Glenelg foreshore, Mix102.3, Lumo Energy SA and Skyline Attractions are once again bringing back the Mix102.3 Giant Wheel to South Australia […]

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Beerenberg Farm | Pick Your Own Strawberries | Hahndorf

Beerenberg Family Farm – Pick Your Own Strawberries
The 2023 strawberry season has kicked off early to celebrate the beautiful Spring sunshine here in Adelaide and just in time for the second week of the South Australian school holidays.
Strawberry season generally runs from November to April each year, but The Farm Shop is open from 9am […]

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Charleston Farm | Pick Your Own Flowers | Adelaide Hills

Pick Your Own Flowers in the Adelaide Hills.
A morning spent at Charleston Farm recently was such a beautiful way to start the day! It’s a really lovely experience if you love flowers, and especially if you’re like me and can’t keep anything alive in the garden.
Take the family and wander the flower patch, breathe in […]

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Seafood + Sounds | Adelaide Central Market | 27 & 28 Oct 2023

[ October 27, 2023 to October 28, 2023. ]
It’s back! The Adelaide Central Market will host Seafood + Sounds during a two-day celebration of South Australian seafood and music in October.
Back by popular demand, this highly anticipated event returns with street eats and seafood specials from traders, accompanied by a program of live music, cooking demonstration by iconic South Australian chefs, pop-up oyster […]

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Paws Up To Party! | Monarto Safari Park | 21 Oct 2023

[ October 21, 2023; ]
Monarto Safari Park is celebrating 40 years this October and they’d love for you to join their birthday party on the day of their Run Wild event. Entry to the Visitor Centre is FREE!
Enjoy plenty of fun, music and laughs with a special Welcome to Country by Uncle Clyde, presentations, the planting of a historic […]

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Skate & Meditate Clinic | City Skate Park | 14 Oct 2023

[ October 14, 2023; ]
On The Flip Side have teamed up with Equilibrium Holistic Living and Free Mind Skate Clinic to bring you a FREE Meditation & Skate Clinic.
This is a free inclusive workshop for all skill sets where you will be guided through an uplifting meditation by Equilibrium Holistic Living Project followed by a skate clinic hosted by […]

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IceArenA Halloween Night Party | Thebarton | 28 Oct 2023

[ October 28, 2023; ]
Skate & Scare Halloween Party 2023
Get ready to get spooky this Halloween at the IceArena in Thebarton.
Grab your friends, put on your creepy costumes, and join all the other bodies on ice this Halloween.  Expect to hear loud music to scare away the evil spirits, see ghoulishly good lights and visuals and try to win […]

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Harvest The Fleurieu | Pick Your Own Strawberries

Harvest the Fleurieu – Pick Your Own Season Open Early
Fun for the whole family, pick your own delicious strawberries in Mt Compass at Harvest the Fleurieu.
Harvest the Fleurieu is a South Australian family owned and operated strawberry farm with a market hall and cafe located in Mount Compass, less than an hour’s drive south of […]

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Wara Wayingga Tennyson Dunes Open Day | 15 Oct 2023

[ October 15, 2023; ]
Wara Wayingga Tennyson Dunes Open Day 2023
Go along for walking tours, displays and events for children to learn more about the amazing natural ecology of this important coastal dune ecosystem. A group of people concerned for the future of the Tennyson Dunes formed the Tennyson Dunes Group in 1995 as a volunteer coastcare organisation. The […]

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Scouts Ultimate Activity Guide | Ideas for Kids & Parents

Scouts Ultimate Activity Guide is the ideal gift for kids this Christmas.
Featuring over 200 pages of activities, challenges, experiments, games and much more, three youth and parenting issues have collided to culminate in the creation of the ‘Scouts Ultimate Activity Guide’ – the perfect gift for every family.
Published by Australian Geographic in partnership with Scouts […]

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Christmas Tree Farm | Chandlers Hill | South Australia

[ November 24, 2023 to December 23, 2023. ]
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill is the oldest farm in South Australia, providing Christmas trees since 1955.
Christmas tree deliveries are now available to book online for 2023.  Tree sizes range from 5ft to 12ft and over, with prices starting at $150, including delivery.   They also sell Christmas […]

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Sensory-Friendly Evening at the South Australian Museum | 11 Oct 2023

[ October 11, 2023; ]
Relaxed, Sensory-Friendly Evening at the South Australian Museum
A sensory-friendly evening for visitors of all ages, their families, friends and support workers.
Visitors with sensory or accessibility needs such as autism can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum after hours. This is a chance to see all of the permanent galleries, and maybe discover […]

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