september 2020 Articles
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Semaphore Steam Train Rides | Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway | September to April

Semaphore Steam Train – fun family train ride from Semaphore to Fort Glanville and back.
The Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway is an enjoyable 30 minute, four kilometre return journey travelling along the picturesque sand dunes in open carriages pulled along behind a steam engine.
Operated by the National Railway Museum, the 2km long 457 mm gauge […]

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Free Fun – Home Delivered | Free Family Activities by Scouts SA

FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home. The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a Community Service for South Australians.
Aimed at kids aged 4-11 and their families, […]

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91-Storey Treehouse Live On Stage

The 91-Storey Treehouse – Live on Stage | Review | Adelaide Festival Theatre

91-Storey Treehouse | Review
by Brooke Hendry
Children have been captivated by Andy and Terry and their fantastical, wild, wacky and ever-expanding Treehouse since the first book, The 13-Storey Treehouse, hit the shelves in 2011.
Over the years, their continued Treehouse stories have kept young imaginations immersed in Andy and Terry’s crazy world. Following their adventures full of […]

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FruChocs® Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Returning to OTR | 23 Sep 2020

FruChocs® Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Returning to OTR
Krispy Kreme and Robern Menz have collaborated again to bring back the popular FruChocs® Krispy Kreme doughnut which will be available in all 151 OTR stores and Krispy Kreme stores from 23 September 2020.
The FruChocs® doughnut is a twist on the signature Krispy Kreme Original Glazed® but with a […]

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Toy Libraries in South Australia

Council Toy Libraries in South Australia
Council Toy Libraries are a fabulous resource for families in South Australia. They offer access to a great range of toys including developmental toys, puzzles, board games, sporting equipment, costumes and more. Children are adept at learning through play, so visiting your local council toy library is a great way […]

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Discover more on offer at your local council library in South Australia

 
Council Libraries in South Australia
Council libraries have always been a haven for book lovers seeking a quiet cosy corner to escape from the world. While they still have cosy corners, couches and an amazing collection of fabulous books for children and adults, they also offer so much more. SA council libraries have the unique […]

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Family Fun Activities | September/October School Holidays | Spring 2020

[ September 26, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
Family Fun Activities in Adelaide during the September/October School Holidays – Spring 2020
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas in Adelaide for the School Holidays.
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 26 September – Sunday 11 October 2020

To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school […]

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Holiday Programs & Workshops for Kids in Adelaide | September/October School Holidays | Spring 2020

[ September 26, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
School Holiday Programs & Workshops for Kids in Adelaide during the September/October School Holidays – Spring 2020
South Australian Spring School Holidays: Saturday 26 September – Sunday 11 October 2020

If your kids are keen to learn some new skills during the school holidays, there are plenty of programs and workshops on offer. There are also OSCH […]

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Bracegirdles Food & Drink Bus at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden | Sep-Nov 2020

Bracegirdles Food & Drink Bus at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden
Bracegirdles will be bringing their food and drink bus to Mount Lofty Botanic Garden every weekend and public holiday until the end of November. Now visitors will be able to enjoy the blue skies and peaceful surroundings of the garden while sipping a tasty drink and […]

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Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Revealed

Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Competition Winner Announced
The official 2021 Adelaide Fringe Poster, embracing the vibrancy, colour and fun of the festival, has been unveiled, kicking off the start of celebrations for the season.
Designed by Adelaide-based freelance digital illustrator Polina Tsymbal, the winning poster titled Frederique Fringe, features Frederique on a penny-farthing, which the artist says […]

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MasterChef’s Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis San Remo Online Cooking Event | 25 Sep 2020

[ September 25, 2020; ]
MasterChef’s Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis San Remo Online Cooking Event
An exciting, live and free event will be taking place this Friday with MasterChef’s Callum Hann, leading dietitian Themis Chryssidis and San Remo. 
In an all-South Australian collaboration, Sprout owners Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis have teamed up with San Remo to take on the food […]

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City of Charles Sturt School Holidays Program | Sep – Oct 2020

[ September 28, 2020 to October 2, 2020. October 7, 2020; ]
City of Charles Sturt School Holidays Program 
A range of activities are available across City of Charles Sturt community centres for the upcoming School Holiday period beginning on Monday, 28 September. Starting from just $5 per child, there’s a host of fun activities on offer to suit kids of all ages.
Bookings are essential for most sessions.
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Nature Crafts at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park | 26 Sep – 11 Oct 2020

Nature Crafts at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park
Get outdoors and get crafty these school holidays at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park!
Your little ones will have a wild time exploring the animals on their Nature Crafts adventure trail, collecting items as they go to build their own Wild Animals.  You can even submit a […]

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Ended: WIN HOYTS Movie Tickets for the School Holidays | Trolls World Tour & Paw Patrol: Jet to the Rescue | Sep 2020

WIN HOYTS Movie Tickets for the School Holidays
Go along to HOYTS these school holidays for some much-anticipated family releases. 
Movie Synopses:
Trolls World Tour:
In an adventure that will take them well beyond what they’ve known before, Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that they are but one of six different Troll tribes scattered over six different lands […]

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Live Music and Silent Disco | Hallett Cove Shopping Centre | Sep & Oct 2020

[ September 30, 2020 to October 3, 2020. October 6, 2020 1:09 pm to October 9, 2020 1:10 pm. ]
Live Music and Silent Disco at Hallett Cove Shopping Centre
Step into spring and feel the beats at Hallett Cove Shopping Centre these school holidays.
LIVE & unplugged | Wednesday 30 September, Thursday 1 Friday 2 & Saturday 3 October 2020
Enjoy live music performances by local Hallett Cove artists (stage located next to Woolworths from 1pm – […]

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Win a $50 Dining Voucher | Gilles Plains Shopping Centre | 25 Sep-11 Oct 2020

[ September 25, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
Win a $50 Dining Voucher at Gilles Plains Shopping Centre
Keep the kids’ appetite satisfied and hunger at bay these school holidays at Gilles Plains Shopping Centre 
From Friday 25 September until Sunday 11 October 2020, Gilles Plains Shopping Centre will be giving away 1 in 10 $50 dining vouchers to spend at participating retailers.

To enter, please […]

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Glen Forest Tourist Park | Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula | Review

Farm Life Fun at Glen Forest Tourist Park in Port Lincoln.
by Katrina Gogel
Set in picturesque surroundings and only fifteen minutes’ drive from Port Lincoln, the fabulous Glen Forest Tourist Park is a must-see attraction when visiting the Eyre Peninsula. With its animals, mini golf, huge maze, Segway hire and picnic facilities, it’s the perfect place […]

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Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous | On Netflix 18 Sep 2020

[ September 18, 2020; ]
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. But when dinosaurs wreak havoc across the island, the campers are stranded. Unable to reach the outside world, they’ll need to go from strangers to […]

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Paw Patrol: Jet to the Rescue | In Cinemas 10 Sep 2020

Paw Patrol: Jet to the Rescue | In Cinemas 10 September 2020
Get ready to zoom back to Barkingburg with the pups in this all-new movie.
When the scheming Duke of Flappington steals a powerful levitation gem from the royal castle and uses its magical powers to raise Barkingburg into the clouds, Skye will need to overcome […]

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Nature Bingo Live | Nature Festival | 30 Sep 2020

[ September 30, 2020; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ]
Learn more about the local flora and fauna around Taperoo Dunes.
The Port Environment Centre has created a nature bingo sheet to help you learn to identify local beach and dune species. The adventure trail sheet is also available for youngsters to get in touch with the different species they may encounter.
This event is part of the […]

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Glenelg Beach Clean | Sea Shepherd’s Marine Debris Campaign | 26 Sep 2020

[ September 26, 2020; ]
Sea Shepherd’s Marine Debris Campaign at Glenelg Beach
It’s been around 6 months since Sea Shepherd’s Marine Debris Campaign team held a full-scale public beach clean but they’re back and everyone’s invited to share a little ocean love.
The event will be part of SA’s inaugural Festival of Nature and will also feature a story to be […]

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Free October School Holiday Activities at Churchill Centre | Sep-Oct 2020

[ September 30, 2020 to October 4, 2020. October 7, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
Free October School Holiday Activities at Churchill Centre 
Spring has Sprung at Churchill Centre these school holidays with FREE activities. Kids can decorate a bug catcher during the first week of school holidays and decorate a flower pot during the second week.
Week 1: Decorate a Bug Catcher

Wednesday 30 September – Saturday 3 October 2020 | […]

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Family Swimming at Adelaide Aquatic Centre | Learn to Swim 2 Week Free Trial

 
Family Swimming at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre
The Adelaide Aquatic Centre is a great place for families to visit during the October School Holidays. Open 7 days a week, your little one can enjoy the play spaces, fountains, and shallow water of the family leisure pool, while the older kids take the plunge in the lap […]

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Autism-Friendly Sensory Sessions | SA Maritime Museum | Sep-Nov 2020

[ September 19, 2020 to September 20, 2020. October 24, 2020; November 21, 2020 to November 22, 2020. ]
Autism-Friendly Sensory Sessions in the SA Maritime Museum
The SA Maritime Museum will be holding Autism-Friendly Sensory Sessions in September, October and November. The Museum will be create special sessions where families can come in and experience a quieter visit that is more relaxing and less crowded.
The lighting will be dimmed, volume turned down, providing families […]

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Learn2Swim Week | Free Lesson | 25 Sep – 4 Oct 2020

[ September 25, 2020 to October 4, 2020. ]
Learn2Swim Week – Free Lesson for Children Under Five
Learn2Swim Week 2020 will be held during the Spring school holidays from 25 September – 4 October 2020.
An initiative of Poolwerx, Learn2Swim Week is a national awareness campaign aimed at educating parents on the importance of teaching kids under five to swim. It provides the opportunity to […]

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Super Playground at Thorndon Park – Concept Plan Stage 2 | Have Your Say

Thorndon Park Super Playground Concept Plan – Stage 2
Campbelltown City Council is keen to hear the views of the community on a Thorndon Park Super Playground Stage 2 Concept Plan.
Thorndon Park is recognised as a key regional park, providing a destination for residents, ratepayers and visitors to the council area to enjoy active and passive […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Bay City Rolling | School Holiday Roller-skating at Glenelg

WIN Tickets to Bay City Rolling – School Holiday Roller-skating at Glenelg
Bay City Rolling is a new roller-skating event debuting in Glenelg for the October school holidays. Strap on your skates and go roller-skating under an opened marquee with views of the beach. A great affordable family experience for all ages and three weekends of […]

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New Jetty at Whyalla | South Australia

New Jetty at Whyalla
The new jetty at Whyalla is now open. The council undertook extensive consultation with five jetty design options considered and this uniquely shaped jetty was overwhelmingly popular so was chosen by the community as the preferred option.
The circle was popular because it was a real point of difference.
The new jetty is 165m long, […]

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The Lights Water Fest Adelaide | Floating Lantern Festival

The Lights Water Lantern Festival Adelaide
An event for thousands of families, friends and foodies along with live music, dancing, and the floating of water lanterns.
Editor’s Note:
Unfortunately due to major tour and scheduling delays because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this event will NOT be held on 26 September 2020.  They are working hard to reschedule all postponed […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to the 91-Storey Treehouse Live on Stage! at the Adelaide Festival Centre

WIN Tickets to the 91-Storey Treehouse Live on Stage! at the Adelaide Festival Centre
Presented by CDP Kids
Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Stories! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider! But Andy, Terry and Jill have no idea they’re about to […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Camping & Activity Pass | Woodhouse Activity Centre

WIN a Family Camping & Activity Pass to Woodhouse Activity Centre 
Just 10 minutes up the South Eastern freeway, Woodhouse Activity Centre is a 54 hectare outdoor adventure park which is open 7 days a week for family day visits, camping and ‘Kids Only’ Day Camps in school holidays.
Being so conveniently located, and with world-class camping […]

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Pichi Richi Railway | Southern Flinders Ranges | Review

The Pichi Richi Railway is a wonderful family experience in South Australia’s beautiful Southern Flinders Ranges.
by Katrina Gogel
If you have a train fan in the family and are looking for a South Aussie adventure, we highly recommend experiencing a ride on the Pichi Richi Railway.
The Pichi Richi railway is located in the small outback town […]

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Murphy’s Haystacks | Eyre Peninsula | South Australia

Take a wander through the amazing rock formations known as Murphy’s Haystacks.
by Katrina Gogel
Murphy’s Haystacks are a privately owned tourist attraction located approximately 40 kilometres from the seaside town of Streaky Bay on the Eyre Peninsula.
Calling in for a visit while on holiday recently, we were wowed by the large wind worn rock formations which […]

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Exploring Eyre Peninsula’s Ancient Rocks | Pildappa Rock, Carappee Hill & More

South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula is well known for its beautiful coastlines, wide open spaces and fresh seafood, but many don’t realise that it’s also home to some incredible ancient rock formations.
by Katrina Gogel
During a recent family holiday around the Eyre Peninsula we hiked, slept-by and wandered around some of the amazing granite rock formations that […]

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Mix102.3 Holiday Fun Fair | Bonython Park | 25 Sep – 11 Oct 2020

[ September 25, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
Mix102.3 Adelaide Holiday Fun Fair
The Mix102.3 Holiday Fun Fair will have a fantastic range of amusement rides the whole family will enjoy as well as sideshow games, and all your favourite showbags and food trucks.
The fair will be held during the spring school holidays from Friday 25 September to Sunday 11 October 2020 (originally ending Monday 5th) […]

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Cirkidz School Holiday Program | Bowden | 28 Sep – 9 Oct 2020

[ September 28, 2020 to October 2, 2020. October 6, 2020 to October 9, 2020. ]      
Cirkidz School Holiday Program – Spring 2020
Treat your kids to a Cirkidz Circus workshop to burn off pent-up energy while learning real circus skills from Cirkidz fun and friendly trainers. There is a range of programs to choose from with morning, afternoon and full-day sessions. Cirkidz have also modified their program to make […]

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Astro Kid | In Adelaide Cinemas 17 Sep 2020

[ September 17, 2020; ]
Astro Kid | In Cinemas 17 September 2020
An out of this world adventure, ASTRO KID is coming to Australian cinemas this September school holidays.
Following the destruction of their spaceship, ten-year-old Willy becomes separated from his parents while travelling through the galaxy. As his rescue capsule lands on a wild and unexplored planet, he befriends the […]

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The 91-Storey Treehouse Live On Stage | Adelaide Festival Centre | 28 Sep – 2 Oct 2020

[ September 28, 2020 to October 2, 2020. ]
The 91-Storey Treehouse Live on Stage! at the Adelaide Festival Centre
Presented by CDP Kids
Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Stories! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider!
But Andy, Terry and Jill have no idea they’re about to face their biggest challenge […]

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Free Fun by Scouts SA | Show Time | Sep 2020

[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
Free Fun
Roll up to all the fun of the show but at home. The Show isn’t happening this year but there’s no reason not to make your own show fun at home thanks to Free Fun – Home Delivered. Free Fun is a monthly (free of course) subscription offering with a host of fun activities […]

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Repair Cafe | Tea Tree Gully Library | 12 Sep, 10 Oct & 14 Nov 2020

[ September 12, 2020; October 10, 2020; November 14, 2020; ]
Repair Cafe at the Tea Tree Gully Library
This is a FREE community event aiming to divert household items away from landfill. 
Broken? Don’t throw it out. Let the volunteers at Tea Tree Gully Library try and fix it first. Take along your electronics, shoes, clothing, furniture, jewellery, mechanical and general repairs.

This is a free community event aimed […]

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