september 2019 Articles

Brownhill Creek Tourist Park, Mitcham & Softfoot Alpaca Farm, Hindmarsh Valley | Review

Softfoot Alpaca Farm in Hindmarsh Valley (near Victor Harbor) and Brownhill Creek Tourist Park
Not many local Adelaide tourist parks can claim to have had a pet mascot, except this one. Read about Alan the Alpaca’ who lived at Brownhill Creek Tourist Park.
by Carla Caruso (2019)
*Editor’s note: Since posting this story, we’ve heard the sad news that Al […]

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Kids Chocolate Workshops | Barossa Valley Chocolate Factory | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
School Holiday Chocolate Workshops at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company
These October school holidays at the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, kids can participate in chocolate workshops and a pairing experience.
While you’re visiting, watch chocolatiers at work and explore their delicious range of chocolates. You can also enjoy homemade gelato and lunch at Benni’s Café or try a […]

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Bandon Terrace Reserve Playground Upgrade | Marino | Sep 2019

Bandon Terrace Reserve Playground Upgrade in Marino

Bandon Terrace Reserve has a new seaside themed playground featuring a 5.3 metre high climbing tower with crows nest, a bespoke wooden boat and a timber jetty play deck all set in a lagoon shaped sandpit.
Other equipment includes a swing set with toddler and standard swing seats, a mini […]

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All You Can Eat Schnitzel Night | Cudlee Creek Tavern & Caravan Park | Thursdays

All You Can Eat Schnitzel Night
Cudlee Creek Restaurant Tavern and Caravan Park are having an All You Can Eat Schnitzel Night every Thursday night from 6pm – 8pm.
It is $9.90 for “All you can eat Beef, Pork and Chicken Schnitzels” dinner from 6pm every Thursday night. Kids under 10 are $8.
The last cook is at […]

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Adelaide Airport Plane Spotting | FREE School Holiday Activity

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Adelaide Airport Plane Spotting
To entertain the kids during the school holidays go and try plane spotting.
Plane spotting is a fun, free activity to entertain the kids during school holidays or on the weekend. The Department for Education SA has some ideas for your plane spotting day out:

Airplane bingo: Make a bingo card using the […]

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Adelaide Zoo’s Variety Children’s Zoo | Review

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Variety Children’s Zoo at the Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo is open from Saturday, 28 September 2019. It’s an amazing interactive play space for kids, allowing families to get closer than ever to some of the zoo’s most popular residents.
Built with the help of the South Australian community and children’s charity Variety Australia, […]

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Abominable Movie Review | An Adorable Adventure

[ September 27, 2019; ]
Abominable Movie Review
Abominable is a beautiful movie which we think is a must-see these holidays. If you’re a How To Train Your Dragon fan like us, this is a wonderful story with some familiarity. Think Toothless with fur.

It’s a fab family film with great values of friendship, family and adventure. We love the female […]

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Love Actually In Concert | Australian Tour | Join the Adelaide Waitlist

The Ultimate Romantic Comedy – Love Actually In Concert – Coming to Adelaide
Following sold out tours of the UK in 2017 and 2018, Love Actually in Concert will be making its Australian premiere this December – just in time for Christmas!
Directed by Richard Curtis and originally released in cinemas in 2003, the film has become […]

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Marsh One Day Cup 2019 | West End Redbacks | Adelaide Home Games

[ September 29, 2019; October 1, 2019; November 17, 2019; ]
Marsh One Day Cup 2019 – West End Redbacks Fixture
The men’s domestic one-day tournament, now named the Marsh One-Day Cup, will return to Adelaide for the first time since 2013, with the West End Redbacks playing three matches at Karen Rolton Oval.
Beginning in late-September 2019, South Australia will host Tasmania twice and will also welcome […]

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Bubble Waffles in Adelaide | CocoCane at Adelaide Central Market

Where Can You Find Bubble Waffles in Adelaide?
Some people may know CocoCane at the Adelaide Central Market for their fruit juices and smoothies, including fresh sugar cane juice. We recently discovered that they also make these delicious Bubble Waffles. The traditional egg puffs waffle originated in Hong Kong as a popular dessert street snack from […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant Launch Party | 9 Oct 2019

National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant – 9 November 2019
The National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant is a magical, free community event, full of fantasy, floats, colourful characters, bands, dancers, Nipper and Nimble and of course Father Christmas.
The excitement, joy and colour of the pageant has been shared by generations of Australians for 87 years, with more than 320,000 […]

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Adelaide Monarto Safari Park to be the largest outside of Africa

Monarto Safari Park
Adelaide’s Monarto Zoo has announced that they are expanding and becoming a safari park. The Monarto Safari Park will be the largest safari outside of Africa.
Complete with a first-of-its-kind luxury resort and glamping facilities, Monarto Safari Park will offer longer visits and a range of new and wild safari experiences in an area […]

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Alice in Wonderland in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

[ September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Alice in Wonderland at the Adelaide Botanic Garden | Australian Shakespeare Company
Join Alice on her amazing journey through Wonderland and experience an adventure like no other. The Australian Shakespeare Company will be performing Lewis Carroll’s classic story at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens during the October school holidays. The original story has been cleverly lifted from […]

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Powerful Short Film in Support for Dolly’s Dream | Sep 2019

Are your words doing damage? – Short film for Dolly’s Dream created by a 15-year old
This video made for Dolly’s Dream by 15-year-old filmmaker Charlotte McLaverty contains a powerful message.
Amy “Dolly” Everett was the victim of bullying and ended her young life at just 14 years of age. Dolly’s Dream has been established by her […]

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Fairydust Stylish Stationery | Beulah Park | Paperie & Gift Store

Fairydust Stylish Stationery – Paperie & Gift Store
Fairydust Stylish Stationery was established online in 2006 from a love of celebrations, home decor & all things beautiful.
In 2018 they opened their very first shop front in Beulah Park, Adelaide, which is wonderful for those who prefer the opportunity to pop in and see things in real […]

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Statewide Super SA Scorpions 2019/20 WNCL Fixture | Adelaide Home Games

[ September 22, 2019; September 24, 2019; January 7, 2020; January 9, 2020; ]
Statewide Super SA Scorpions 2019/20 WNCL Fixture
The Statewide Super SA Scorpions, South Australia’s women’s domestic cricket team, will play in an expanded season in 2019/20 with four Adelaide home games.
In the first two rounds, the Scorpions will play four home games as part of a longer, eight-match Women’s National Cricket League competition, which was previously […]

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Unley Museum | Review

Unley Museum’s New Touchscreen & Fun Exhibitions
Community museums are like ‘secret’ suburban gems. If you’ve got one nearby, it’s well worth dropping in … and it’s often FREE to do so, as with the Unley Museum.
by Carla Caruso
This treasure trove, run by the Unley Council, brings to life the area’s past and people via 12,000-plus […]

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Spring Guide to the City | Adelaide | Sep – Nov 2019

[ September 18, 2019 to November 30, 2019. ]
Spring guide to the city of Adelaide
Let the city be your playground this spring! With our longer days and warmer nights, it’s the perfect time to seek out city-bound adventures. There’s so much to do and so many places for families to explore.
Pick one of eleven fabulous play spaces to explore with the kids. Find […]

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The Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour | Adelaide | 25 Sep 2019

[ September 25, 2019; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour – Trophy Visit at St Patrick’s Technical College
This year, communities around the nation and the world have been provided with the opportunity to experience the magic of the Lexus Melbourne Cup, and hear the many stories connected with Australia’s greatest horse-race.
More than 75 communities applied to host the $200,000 trophy in […]

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Henley Square Pavilion | Make it Mine Markets | Sep 2019 – May 2020

[ September 29, 2019; October 27, 2019; November 17, 2019; December 15, 2019; January 19, 2020; February 23, 2020; ]
Make it Mine Markets at Henley Square Pavilion
*CANCELLED* – Due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak upcoming events has been cancelled.
With a focus on arts, crafts and fashion the Make It Mine marketplace showcases handmade creations of local makers, artists and designers on the last Sunday of each month.
Held in the Henley […]

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Mitcham Memorial Library & Brownhill Creek | Hawthorn | Review

Mitcham Memorial Library & Brownhill Creek in Hawthorn
If you thought libraries were just for bookworms or cranky types who like to ‘shh’ your kids, think again. Libraries aren’t what they used to be – particularly Hawthorn’s Mitcham Memorial Library.
by Carla Caruso
Following a $6.5 million rebuild, the new-look Mitcham Library flung open its doors in January […]

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Adelaide Zoo Children's Zoo

Variety Children’s Zoo | Adelaide Zoo | Opening 28 Sep 2019

[ September 28, 2019; ]
Variety Children’s Zoo to open in time for October school holidays!
Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo will open on Saturday, 28 September 2019 and is set to be an amazing play space for kids filled with interactive areas that allow them to get closer than ever to some of the zoo’s most popular residents.
Built with […]

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This Show is NOT Rubbish! | Something on Saturday | Adelaide Festival Centre | 28 Sep 2019

[ September 28, 2019; ]
Something on Saturday presents This Show is NOT Rubbish!
Something on Saturday is back with the Trash Can Man in his award winning show, as he turns trash into scientific treasure — that unexpectedly squeaks and screams, squirts and splashes, floats and flies… and then bursts into flames!
What was the last thing you threw away? Could […]

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Fulham North Primary School Spring Fair | 26 Sep 2019

[ September 26, 2019; ]
Fulham North Primary School Spring Fair
Fulham North Primary School will be hosting a Spring Fair on the afternoon of Thursday 26 September 2019 as a fundraiser for their school.  Located on North Street in Henley Beach, the fun starts at 3:30pm and will conclude at 6pm.  Activities will include class stalls, local business stalls, donated auction […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Adelaide Zoo to see the new Variety Children’s Zoo | Opening 28 September 2019

Go WILD at Adelaide’s hottest NEW play space for kids.
Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo will open just in time for the School Holidays.
Go WILD at Adelaide’s hottest NEW play space for kids! Smiles will widen and hearts will race when your little ones step foot in the BRAND-SPANKING-NEW Variety Children’s Zoo opening on 28 […]

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Falie Family Fun Day & Light Show | Port Adelaide | 29 Sep 2019

[ September 29, 2019; ]
Falie Family Fun Day & Light Show
The Historic Ketch Falie (HKF) is celebrating 100 years with a family fun day on Sunday 29 September 2019.  In addition to their usual onboard open day experience, there will be a variety of additional activities on offer.

Illuminart will be illuminating the ship itself, with light and storytelling projection […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Telowie Gorge Conservation Park | Review

Exploring Telowie Gorge – yet another hidden gem in the Southern Flinders Ranges!
by Katrina Gogel
After years of saying ‘we must call in there’ we finally took the turn off from the highway near Port Pirie and ventured into beautiful Telowie Gorge Conservation Park for a family bushwalk.
Telowie Gorge is home to dramatic scenery and a […]

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SANFL Grand Final | Adelaide Oval | 22 September 2019

[ September 22, 2019; ]
SANFL Grand Final at Adelaide Oval
Feel the finals fever as the 2019 SANFL Statewide Super League all comes down to the last game – Port Adelaide v Glenelg.
As well as the main game, there’s plenty of free activities for kids including face painting and balloon twisting, and get your photo taken with the National Pharmacies Christmas […]

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AFL Max Adelaide

AFL Max Adelaide – Australia’s First Football Entertainment & Play Centre | Review

AFL Max has been taking Adelaide by storm since opening its doors. The 5,500sqm unique state-of-the-art footy skills and entertainment centre brings together the latest technology and traditional skills development for players and fans of all ages.
by Katrina Gogel
Sharpen up on your kicking, passing and tackling skills, climb, bounce, experience the excitement of a live […]

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Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays | 28 Sep – 13 Oct 2019

Semaphore Steam Train | Spring School Holidays
The Semaphore Steam Train will run every day during the Spring School Holidays except for Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The National Railway Museum operates a 2km long 457 mm gauge railway from Semaphore to Fort Glanville which departs from the foot of the jetty at the end of the popular Semaphore […]

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