september 2014 Articles

Skatescool Learn to Skate | School Holiday Roller Discos

[ September 29, 2014 10:00 am to October 10, 2014 10:00 am. ]
Learn to Skate
Since opening in 2012, Skatescool Australia have had thousands of students walk through the doors…and learn to skate circles around the rink. From the basic go and stop, to crowd-pleasing tricks and and school-backed team activities, this is your place to become a star on wheels.

Skatescool students participate in the Levels Program which takes […]

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Frozen Themed School Holiday Karaoke & Craft | 29 Sept – 3 Oct 2014

Colonnades Shopping Centre will be the coolest place to be these school holidays when Frozen snowballs into town.  As the only Frozen themed school holiday offering in South Australia, kids will be invited to ‘let it go’ and release their inner Elsa with karaoke or get crafty with Frozen craft activities.
Encouraged to get in the […]

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Aqua Splash | Race Your Mate | Sept/Oct Holidays 2014

[ September 30, 2014; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. October 2, 2014; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. October 7, 2014; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. October 8, 2014; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
It’s time to Race Your Mate!
Want to see who is the fastest swimmer between you and your mate?
Ever wondered how fast you can swim 50 metres in? Now is your chance!
SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre will have their competition touch pads in the pool so you can race your mate and officially find out who […]

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History SA School Holiday Activities | Sept/Oct 2014

Gory Stories, Adventure Trails, Music and more on offer for the school holidays!
Gory Stories from the putrid past – Back by popular demand!
The eminent barber surgeon, Mr Bartholomew Mortimer Wonderbottom, assisted by the ‘Florence Nightingale’ of Shropshire, Lady Sarah Dunnyville is coming back to the South Australian Maritime Museum to conjure up some tales of […]

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National Parks SA | New Online Booking System

A new online booking system for entry, camping and accommodation is being rolled out in South Australia’s national parks.
Families wishing to visit Innes National Park or Mount Remarkable National Park can go to the Parks SA website ( to pay park entry fees, choose a campsite, book and pay for camping or accommodation.
The system is […]

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Adelaide Gaol | Step Back in Time

A Visit to Adelaide Gaol
The Adelaide Gaol is one of the oldest remaining colonial public buildings in Adelaide and is the site of some of the State’s more interesting past. Open for business from 1841 to 1988, the Gaol was one of Australia’s longest continuously operational prison facilities.
Over those gruelling 147 years, the Gaol housed […]

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IKEA Invites Kids to Co-create a Limited Edition Soft Toy

In an IKEA first, IKEA are inviting children from around the world to co-create a new limited edition soft toy collection.
IKEA is launching this exciting competition this weekend where children are asked to draw their dream toy – to be submitted for a global competition – with the top 10 global winners having their toy […]

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Adelaide Gaol Batty Bingo School Holiday Activity | Sept/Oct 2014

Join Adelaide Gaol these school holidays for a FREE game of “Batty Bingo”.  You could be the lucky winner of a complimentary Family Day Pass to Cleland Wildlife Park, including a free bag of Roo Food (up to 30 players each day, children only).
As one of the two oldest public buildings in Adelaide, the Gaol […]

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Lavender Federation Walking Trail Opening | 28 September 2014

[ September 28, 2014; 9:30 am; ]
Everyone Welcome to Eudunda, for a great Sunday with the family out in the country!
Trail walks start at 9:30am and are between 4.5 and 6kms long, taking in rolling hills and creeks, suitable for young or old if you are reasonably fit.  There will also be plenty to see and do in the town, such […]

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Grasshopper Soccer | Term 3 School Holiday Program

Looking for a fun filled, non-competitive and child focused soccer program for your child these school holidays?
Grasshopper Soccer offers a program suitable for ALL skill levels which will run for 3 days (3 x 2 hour sessions) at their Linden Park location.  This program provides a valuable opportunity to develop existing skills, learn new skills, […]

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Seed Freedom Food Festival | Holland St | 27 September 2014

[ September 27, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Seed Freedom Food Festival will be a festival that celebrates, informs and inspires.  It’s all about South Australian organic food, local food and growing your own food, as well as the worldwide need to save seed!

Conscious ‘seedizens’ are invited to come along and enjoy an abundance of:

Organic gardening & seed saving workshops (for both […]

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Wattle Street Market | Fullarton | 20 September 2014

[ September 20, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Wattle St Market is a pop up garden market in the heart of the Eastern suburbs in Fullarton. As a boutique market, it brings together an eclectic mix of stalls from handmade kids and adult clothing and accessories, bags, organic soy candles, towels and linen, hand crafted cards and stationery and delicious food including cakes, […]

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Nature Play Week | 27 September – 4 October 2014

[ September 27, 2014 to October 4, 2014. ]
Nature Play SA’s ‘Nature Play Week’ is being held during the first week of the Spring school holidays from September 27th to October 4th 2014 right across South Australia to celebrate all things Nature Play!  You will find activities being held at a variety of different venues including the Botanic Gardens, Cleland Wildlife Park, SA […]

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SANFL Grand Final | Adelaide Oval | 21 September 2014

[ September 21, 2014; 2:40 pm; ]
The 2014 IGA SANFL Grand Final will see arch-rivals Norwood and Port Adelaide battle it out at Adelaide Oval on Sunday, September 21st.  The SANFL’s final game for the season will be played at the Oval for the first time since 1973.  The day includes the Reserves Grand Final between Woodville-West Torrens and Sturt) at […]

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Spring School Holiday Activity Guide | Sept/Oct 2014

[ September 26, 2014 to October 12, 2014. ]
Spring is in the air!  There is blossom on the trees, wildflowers are exploding and the weather is finally warming up.  The end of term 3 is always exciting as children enjoy their final break before starting the last term of the school year.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids […]

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Home Grown, Hand Sewn Fun Family Eco Market | 20 September 2014

[ September 20, 2014; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Home Grown, Hand Sewn Fun Family Eco Market is a green-savvy market held at Bellevue Heights Primary School with goods that are gentle on the planet and appealing to the senses.
Bring the family along on Saturday, September 20th and browse the variety of home grown plants, produce and preserves along with hand sewn crafts, jewellery, […]

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The 2014 Science Inspiration with Professor Tanya Monro | 17 Sep 2014

[ September 17, 2014; 7:00 pm; ]
The 2014 Science Inspiration
Set your lasers to ‘inspire’ with Professor Tanya Monro
Prof Tanya Monro, is a literal ‘bright spark’ of Australian science and will inspire students and adults alike as she talks about her journey from childhood into the world of photonics research on Wednesday 17 September 2014.

Prof Monro is best known for her ground-breaking […]

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Radelaide | Adelaide Gang Show | 23-27 September 2014

Adelaide Gang Show is an annual variety show within the performing arts sector of the Scout and Girl Guide Association of SA.
Come and join 120 Scouts and Girl Guides in Adelaide Gang Show’s 54th season on an adventure through and around our city titled ‘Radelaide”.
The Adelaide Gang Show cast, aged 10 to 28 years, will […]

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Film Making Workshops | Mt Barker & Port Lincoln | September 2014

With support from the City of Port Lincoln and the District Council of Mount Barker, the AKFF will be a major presence in these two regions during November.  The Mount Barker Screenings are booked in at the Wallis Cinema for the 11th of November 2014 – the very first day of the festival with Youthoria […]

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Riverland Field Days | 19 & 20 September 2014

[ September 19, 2014 to September 20, 2014. ]
The Riverland Field Days are a very popular 2 day annual event that attracts thousands of people from throughout South Australia and beyond. Hosted on a purpose built facility just out of Barmera, over 350 exhibitors and approximately 30 caterers offer something for the whole family.
The field days include the latest in agricultural machinery, equipment […]

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GymbaROO | New Classes at Tea Tree Plaza

GymbaROO offers a comprehensive, early childhood development and parent education program for families with children 0-5 years of age. These programs are based on over 30 years of research in the neuro-development field.
While children have fun rolling, spinning, tumbling, climbing, dancing and exercising their way to developmental readiness for school, parents learn about their child’s […]

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How to Make Your Child Feel Special on their Birthday

We love Birthdays! They are a celebration of life and an important reminder of how lucky we are to be another year older. We love to make the Birthday boy or girl feel special on their important day, which has been keenly anticipated for…well, a whole year!
Yes, most kids like getting presents, but it’s the […]

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VACSWIM Summer 2015 | Enrolments open 8 September 2014

2015 SA Water VACSWIM enrolments will open on Monday, 8 September 2014 for summer. It is so important all children learn to swim and attending VACSWIM sessions is a popular holiday activity for thousands of Aussie kids every year.
VACSWIM SA is a South Australian Government supported program to provide primary school aged children (aged 5 […]

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SA Museum School Holiday Program | Sept/Oct 2014

[ September 29, 2014 to October 3, 2014. ]

The Museum’s popular School Holiday Program offers unique opportunities for children to connect with and be excited by science and culture; to be involved in something out of the ordinary that they might not get to experience at home or school.  The theme for the Spring 2014 holidays is Night Creatures: In Your Backyard.  When […]

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GymbaROO | Early Childhood Development | 2014

Gymbaroo offers a comprehensive, early childhood development and parent education program for families with children 0-5 years of age.  These programs are based on over 30 years of research in the neuro-development field.
While children have fun rolling, spinning, tumbling, climbing, dancing and exercising their way to developmental readiness for school, parents learn about their child’s […]

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Kids Movie Disco & Parents Dinner | Mt Barker | 26 Sept 2014

[ September 26, 2014; 6:45 pm; ]
Wallis Cinemas hold regular Movie & Disco Night sessions for primary school aged 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 […]

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Treasure Market | Aberfoyle Park | 21 September 2014

[ September 21, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Treasure Market is a newly established market in the southern suburbs of Adelaide.  They are held at The Hub Recreation Centre in Aberfoyle Park with up to 110 stallholders. You will find handmade items, crafts, toys, baby items, clothing, household items and more.  There are door prizes, a free treasure hunt and lots of entertainment […]

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The House of Magic | Opens 18 September 2014

Seeking shelter from a storm, abandoned young cat Thunder sneaks into a mysterious mansion owned by retired magician Lawrence, aka “The Illustrious Lorenzo”. Lawrence shares his fairy-tale world with many animals and a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos capable of whipping up breakfast while rolling out a spectacular song-and-dance routine.
He soon makes Thunder feel […]

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Adelaide Shores Family Beach Break Package | Play & Go Exclusive

Play & Go Exclusive  |  Family Beach Break Package
Prices start at $88, twin share.

Book by 30 September 2014, and for every 2 night stay at Big4 Adelaide Shores Caravan Park in September, October & November you will also receive:

2 free coffees at Café Neptune
1 free go kart voucher
1 free DVD hire voucher
5 visitor passes for […]

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Ended: Win a Family Ticket to The Goody Extravaganza

Looking for a way to tire out the kids as soon as the school holidays start?
After the siren sounds for the last day of term 3, The Goodwood Extravaganza is back on Friday 26 September 2014, starting at 2.15pm at Goodwood Primary School, 140 Goodwood Rd.
Thanks to the support of Danielle Pope at Harris Real […]

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The Goody Extravaganza | 26 September 2014

[ September 26, 2014; 2:15 pm; ]
Looking for a way to tire out the kids as soon as the school holidays start?
After the siren sounds for the last day of term 3, The Goody Extravaganza is back on Friday 26 September 2014, starting at 2.15pm at Goodwood Primary School.
Thanks to the support of Danielle Pope at Harris Real Estate, it features […]

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Willunga Annual Spring Fair | 6 September 2014

[ September 6, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The Willunga Annual Spring Fair is held each year on the first Saturday of September to coincide with an art exhibition by local school children on environmental and community themes.  The theme for 2014 is “Gifts of the Seasons”, an exhibition of Willunga Waldorf School student artwork.  The fair will feature live music, a large […]

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St Michael’s Diamond Jubilee School Fete | 21 Sept 2014

[ September 21, 2014; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
St Michael’s College in Beverley, celebrating 60 years as educators this year, are holding a school fete on Sunday, 21st September.  Come along for a fun family day out and enjoy rides and amusements, arts and crafts, demonstrations, face painting, henna tattoos and much more.  Various food and drink options will be available along with […]

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Magic in the Moonlight Movie Night Fundraiser | 5 Sept 2014

[ September 5, 2014; 5:30 pm; ]
Super Cooper’s Chance to Soar is a fundraising effort for a very special little Adelaide boy, Cooper, who was born premature at 28 weeks and as a result suffers from Spastic Diplega Cerebral Palsy.
In his young life Cooper has overcome a number of hurdles and he dreams of walking unaided, running around the school yard […]

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Kooky Kidz Market & Movie | Port Adelaide | 28 September 2014

[ September 28, 2014; 3:00 pm; ]
Our Port and City of Port Adelaide Enfield will be holding a bright family fun day for all kids at Hart’s Mill on September 28.
KooKy Kidz Markets will be showcasing high quality gifts, clothes and handmade products with something for every family member. The Kidz Zone promises hours of fun with live shows and free […]

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Archer’s Arcadia Amazing Mechanical Performers | 1 Sept – 16 Oct 2014

Roll up to the National Railway Museum to experience the wonderful world of Archer’s Arcadia. South Australian artist, David Archer, will be exhibiting his humorous, fun and quirky automata ‘penny arcade’ style interactive artworks at the Museum – Archer’s Arcadia Amazing Mechanical Performers.

For more information visit the National Railway Museum website here.
What:  Archer’s Arcadia Amazing […]

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The Boxtrolls | opens 18 September 2014

Based on the brilliantly inventive book series Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow, The Boxtrolls is a coming-of-age comedy adventure filled with multi-dimensional characters, including our hero, who is a boy figuring out who he is and what he wants to be in a fantastically magical, 3D world that embraces the incredible animation talents that […]

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | opens 11 September 2014

The city needs heroes.
Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work […]

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What’s in the Box? | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga

We love Adelaide’s recently redeveloped Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga in the heart of the city and now there is even more to do when you drop by.  The Adelaide City Council have provided a box of goodies – various sporting equipment to play with while enjoying the landscaped surroundings.

Grab some equipment from the new recreation box in […]

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St Joseph’s School Tranmere Fun Day | 21 Sep 2014

[ September 21, 2014; 10:30 am to 4:00 pm. ]
St Joseph’s School Tranmere – Fun Day
Come along to the St Joseph’s School Tranmere Community Fun Day and Enjoy: a tumble with a friend on the water cylinders or check out the view from the 8 metre climbing wall. Have some fun in the Bouncy Boxing and a 5-in-one Sports Arena, or enjoy a Fantasy […]

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