september 2013 Articles

It’s About Time! A Movie Night | Play & Go Fundraiser

[ October 18, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]
It’s About Time! A Movie Night  | Play & Go Fundraiser
As soon as we watched a preview of this movie About Time a few weeks ago we knew we had to share it with you. This is a beautiful movie and the most heartwarming, uplifting and inspiring one we’ve seen for a long time. It will […]

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Dig It! Archaeology for Active Kids | October Holidays 2013

Dig it!  Build it!  Find it!
These holidays it’s like Indiana Jones is on a crusade at the SA Maritime Museum.  Kids can enjoy a great archaeological activity where they ‘dig’ around to uncover lost relics from an unknown past with the help of an Archaeologist, ‘build’ a picture of maritime life by piecing together remnants of artefacts […]

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Adelaide Central Market | Spring School Holidays | 30 Sept – 11 Oct 2013

The Adelaide Central Market is a hub of activity during school holidays, so bring the kids along to experience spring at the market!  From September 30 until October 11 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays there will be a range of fabulous activities for them to enjoy.
Baby Animal Nursery (ages 3 to 10) – FREE!
The Adelaide […]

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Space Encounters | Children’s Opera | 29 Sept & 2 Oct 2013

[ September 29, 2013; 6:30 pm; October 2, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
Space Encounters is a 50 minute interactive family opera that follows Jefferson, Harris and Roland the robot as they travel into space in search of the source of a signal.

What will they find?

Will Jefferson keep her temper?

Will they be able to leave?

If you would like to read reviews of this show you can find the […]

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Boomstars Pop Concert 4 Kids | 29 Sep 2013

[ September 29, 2013; 1:00 pm; ]

Get ready to move your feet, to the Boomstar beat, coz it’s Showtime!

The newest most exciting Pop Group for kids performs live. Enchanted by the new Boomstars’ music, Josh instantly transforms from geek into an amazing street dancer and to his own surprise joins Elyse, Talia and Jaime on stage in their new interactive dance […]

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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters | opens 19 September 2013


In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Consumer Advice:  Mild fantasy themes, violence and coarse language.
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Running Time: 108 minutes
What:   Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
When:   Opens […]

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Free Pop-up Circus Tent | The Little Palais | 28 Sept – 5 Oct 2013

[ September 28, 2013 11:00 am to October 5, 2013 11:00 am. ]
We have seen the growing popularity of pop up bars around the city, now we will get the opportunity to see the little pop up circus tent!  The Little Palais will open its door for a huge 8 day and night extravaganza of some of the best free family friendly entertainment to be found in Adelaide.   The pop […]

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Deep Creek Open Day | 22 September 2013

[ September 22, 2013; 11:00 am; ]
Deep Creek Conservation Park, one of South Australia’s most scenic bushland reserves, will be on show at a free Community Open Day on Sunday 22 September.  Joining parks staff for the day will be Fleurieu community organisations including Cape Jervis Markets, Friends of Deep Creek, Friends of Heysen Trail, Lions Club, Native Animal Network, Raywood […]

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Paleo Kids | Naracoorte | 30 September – 4 October 2013

Experience adventure and hidden treasures during the school holidays at Naracoorte Caves.  Every day from September 30th until October 4 children aged 7 to 12 years can join in some holiday fun.  Enter the world of a fossil detective and take a walk back in time in the footsteps of the ancient megafauna.  Examine the lined of […]

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Fork on the Road | Whitmore Square | 21 September 2013

[ September 21, 2013; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Fork on the Road season 2 kicked off with a bang in Bonython Park and now continues to colour the city, this time in Whitmore Square.  The 20+ food vendors will be parked for lunch and dinner in the Square on Saturday, 21 September 2013.  Expect many of your favourites and several new vans serving […]

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Doggy Day at the Beach | 21 September 2013

[ September 21, 2013; 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]
Doggy Day at the Beach is a community event promoting responsible dog ownership with a free BBQ and various fun activities.  As part of an educational campaign to promote responsible dog ownership, The City of Charles Sturt are organising a beach event at Henley Square on the  21st of September 2013.  Ideal for families with pet dogs, this event is aimed at promoting the daylight […]

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Extreme Jump! | OzAsia Festival | 28 to 29 Sep 2013

[ September 28, 2013; 7:00 pm; September 29, 2013; 4:00 pm; ]
Extreme Jump!
Yegam Theatre Company | Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre, in cooperation with Show & Arts Inc AUSTRALIAN EXCLUSIVE Jump at the chance to see the incredible Yegam Theatre Company on their return visit to Australia as part of the OzAsia Festival. Jump returns to Adelaide to wow audiences young and old […]

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Your School Holidays Activity Guide | September/October 2013

[ September 28, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ]
To make it easier for you to get the low down on what to do with the kids during the school holidays, we have put together a summary guide to some of the most popular and some not-so-well-known activities on offer. There are venues all over Adelaide that offer vacation care programs, workshops, clinics, camps […]

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Kooky Kidz Markets | 22 September 2013

[ September 22, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
KooKy Kidz Markets is aimed at being a fun day out for the whole family.  This is a bright family fun day showcasing stall holders offering a mixture of high quality, boutique, gifts, clothes, crafts, handmade and unique products for mums, dads, babies, kids and grandparents.
A selection of quality foods will be on offer for those who […]

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A Day at The Show with Little Ones | Guest Review by Victoria Reynolds

Our Guest Reviewer, Victoria Reynolds, is the very talented and busy mum of two girls aged 3 years and 3 months old. 
A family day out in the heart of Adelaide doesn’t get much better than the Royal Adelaide Show. A yearly event that is on for 9 days, it includes fair-ground rides for children (and […]

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Dogs Day Out in Mawson Lakes | 22 September 2013

[ September 22, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Dogs Day Out is a free community event held in Mawson Lakes for dogs and their owners. A fun day with dog related stalls, events, competitions and displays.
Following on from the huge success of the first Dogs Day Out in 2012 it has been decided to make this an annual event. Held in Mobara Park and […]

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The Bugalugs Bum Thief

Win a Family Pass to see The Bugalugs Bum Thief

WIN a Family Pass to see The Bugalugs Bum Thief by Urban Myth Theatre Company
Perfect School Holiday Fun!
Based on Tim Winton’s beloved children’s book Urban Myth Theatre Company’s final 2013 production is the South Australian premiere of this hilarious adaptation of Bugalugs Bum Thief.
Skeeta Anderson […]

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Win an Admit 4 In-season Pass to see Disney’s PLANES

WIN an Admit 4 in-season pass to see the new Disney film PLANES!
Just in time for the Spring school holidays, Play & Go Adelaide have 5 Family/Admit 4 In-season Passes to see the Disney film PLANES in 3D […]

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The Wizard of Oz in 3D | 7 & 8 September 2013

[ September 7, 2013; 2:30 pm; September 8, 2013; 2:30 pm; ]
Experience one of the most loved classics in 3D at Event Cinemas for one weekend only.  The Wizard of Oz returns to big screen cinema in spectacular new digital 3D, just in time for the 75th anniversary!  Experience the classic like you have never seen it before, as each frame has been spectacularly remastered.  Dorothy’s journey with Scarecrow, […]

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Monarto Zoo’s First Westpac Enrichment Day | 22 September 2013

[ September 22, 2013; ]
Animals in nature have to work for a living, to find food, to make nests, to find shelter and even to play!  However life for the animals at the zoo is slightly more predictable than in the wild.  That’s why the zookeepers at Monarto use enrichment to create variety in work and play, ensuring an environment […]

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Market Week | Adelaide Central Market | 3-7 September 2013

The Adelaide Central Market will be celebrating the start of Spring and recognising the importance of small business and local producers with the inaugural Market Week event! Everyone is invited to join in the week long celebration jam packed full of giveaways, specials, entertainment, art, music and FREE activities for Market-goers.
Market Week kicks off with […]

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CBeebies at the Cinema, with Charlie and Lola & Friends | 7 Sept – 6 Oct 2013

CBeebies, the BBC Preschool TV channel, hits the big screen for the first time! Audiences will see their favourite characters and presenters in ‘CBeebies at the Cinema with Charlie and Lola & Friends!’
It’s a fun-packed hour of kids entertainment featuring the hugely popular brother and sister, Charlie and Lola, best friends Sarah and her quacky […]

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The Wiggles: Pumpkin Face | Hoyts Jnr | 31 Aug & 1 Sept 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 11:15 am; September 1, 2013; 11:15 am; ]
Hoo-hoo-who has carved out the funniest Pumpkin Face for Halloween? It’s The Wiggles! Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon will have your little monsters howling for more when they hear ‘A Friendly Little Spider’, rattling their funny bones when they ‘Do the Skeleton Scat!’, and looking “boo-tiful” when they dress up as ‘Little Vampires’ who just […]

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Win The Smurfs 2 Merchandise Pack & In-season Movie Pass

SmurfsTM & © Peyo 2013 Lafig B. Movie © 2013 SPAI/CPII. All Rights Reserved
WIN The Smurfs 2 merchandise packs including a double inseason pass.
With thanks to Sony Pictures, Play & Go Adelaide has The Smurfs 2 merchandise packs to giveaway.  Each The […]

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Free Saturday Fun Days | September 2013

If you’re heading out to the shops on a Saturday with the kids there’s plenty of free entertainment on offer at Seaford Central.  Free Saturday Fun Days start on August 31st with magic and face painting and will continue for the first three weeks of September.  This concept is popping up at shopping centres around Adelaide and […]

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One Direction: This Is Us | the Movie | opens 19 September 2013

[ September 19, 2013; ]
One Direction: This Is Us is a captivating and intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis’ meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on […]

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Turbo | the Movie | opens 19 September 2013

[ September 1, 2013; 11:00 am; September 19, 2013; ]
A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500!  This fast-paced, action-packed 3D comedy from the makers of Madagascar will have audiences around the world unexpectedly rooting for a super-charged snail to use his incredible powers to win the ultimate race against his idols so that […]

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IKEA 2014 Catalogue Launch Weekend | 31 August – 1 September 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 9:00 am; September 1, 2013; 9:00 am; ]
IKEA are planning to celebrate at their Adelaide store with the arrival of their 2014 IKEA catalogue.  Families can have fun and shop an IKEA bargain during their Catalogue Launch Weekend on Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September 2013.
Activities will include:

Face painting | 11am – 4pm
Free Kids’ Balloon twisting workshops | 11am – 4pm
Giveaways and surprises
Family entertainment
Your […]

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Babyteeth | Space Theatre | 16 August – 7 September 2013

From the vivid and disarmingly idiosyncratic imagination of young Australian playwright Rita Kalnejais emerges a bittersweet story of a family rearranging itself to deal with the terminal illness of their teenage daughter Milla.
A group of more or less ordinary people go about their lives: Anna makes toast, Henry dresses for work, Milla catches the train […]

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Kids Movie Disco Nights | Wallis Cinemas | Aug & Sept 2013

[ August 9, 2013; 6:45 pm; September 13, 2013; 6:00 pm; September 27, 2013; 6:45 pm; ]
Wallis Cinemas hold regular Kids Movie Disco night sessions for primary school age children across their various venues. The choice of movie is suitable for this age group and the movie, dates and times vary at each location. The finish times may be a little late for the younger ones, but middle and upper primary age kids […]

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The Smurfs 2 | the Movie | Opens 12 September 2013

Our favourite little blue men and woman are back on the big screen in another exciting adventure, this time with a couple of Smurf look-a-likes!
In this sequel to the hybrid live action/animated family blockbuster comedy The Smurfs, the evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him […]

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Disney’s Planes | the Movie | Opens 26 September 2013

[ September 26, 2013; ]
If your kids loved the movie “Cars” then you can just imagine their excitement when they hear about the latest news from the sky – Disney’s PLANES!
From above the world of “Cars” comes “Disney’s Planes,” an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a […]

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Royal Adelaide Show | 6-14 September 2013

[ September 6, 2013 to September 14, 2013. ]
Excitement is growing as once again The Royal Adelaide Show draws near!  This is the once-a-year event kids count down the days for and parents try to save up for! Show bags, rides, games, animals and delicious, sweet sugary food all in a single days outing!  For nine days in September thousands of people head to the […]

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Adelaide Kids Film Festival Regional Tour | Sept-Oct 2013

The Adelaide Kids Film Festival are giving country kids the opportunity to attend one of four FREE film making workshops to be held in South Australian country regions.  With the generous support of Country Arts SA, Renmark Paringa Council, City of Mount Gambier, City of Whyalla and City of Port Lincoln, children living in these regional areas will […]

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Adelaide Youth Strings in the Botanic Garden | 15 September 2013

[ September 15, 2013; 12:00 pm; ]
Each year the Adelaide Youth Orchestra’s youth strings ensemble enchants audiences at a series of outdoor performances around the city including in Rundle Mall, the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Adelaide Zoo.  In 2013, Adelaide Youth Strings return to present a 50-minute recital of delightful classical, folk and world music beneath the elegant canopy of the […]

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Youth Revolution Gala Concert | AdYO | 1 September 2013

[ September 1, 2013; 3:00 pm; ]
Two hundred and twenty musicians and four orchestras bring their energy, passion and talent to a Youth Revolution at AdYO’s annual Adelaide Town Hall Gala. ASO’s concertmaster and internationally acclaimed soloist Natsuko Yoshimoto joins AdYO to perform Bruch’s dramatic Scottish Fantasy.
The Adelaide Youth Wind Orchestra, Adelaide Youth Sinfonia and Adelaide Youth Strings are here as […]

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The Gawler Show | 31 August & 1 September 2013

[ August 31, 2013; 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. September 1, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Gawler Show is the largest country show in South Australia, attracting approximately 30,000 people each year. It is a great family outing and this year the show will celebrate it’s 157th year over the weekend of Saturday, 31 August and Sunday, 1 September 2013.   The show encompasses everything that is Gawler and its surrounding areas. Great entertainment, fun filled […]

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Create an Entry for the 2013 Adelaide Kids Film Festival

Lights,  camera,  action  –  entries  now  open  for  annual  kids  film  festival!
Are  you  an  aspiring  young  filmmaker?  Do  you  want  to  see  your  work  on  the  big  screen?
It’s  time  for  kids  to  get  their  hands  on  a  camera,  gather  some  friends,  and  make  a  movie  because entries  are  now  open  for  the  2013  Adelaide  Kids  […]

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Something On Saturday | Program | 4 May – 7 September 2013

The Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday program continues to delight and entertain more than 15,000 people every year, with many South Australian children aged 3 to 10 enjoying their first theatrical experience through the program.  So if you have children in this age bracket be sure to join Sofia the Owl this year for […]

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