september 2020 Articles

Bertie Beetle Showbags at OTR | September 2020

Bertie Beetle Showbags at OTR 
South Australia’s favourite show bag Bertie Beetle has arrived into most OTR stores. 
The Bertie Beetle showbag is packed with 24 delicious, crunchy Bertie Beetle chocolates – ideal for sharing with family and friends or keeping them all to yourself.
The Bertie Beetle Showbag is just $10 and has arrived into most OTR […]

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Kimba Playground | Eyre Peninsula | South Australia | Review

Kimba playground – is this the best playground on the Eyre Peninsula? We think so!
by Katrina Gogel
After hearing great things about the newly upgraded, all-abilities playground in Kimba, we made sure to put it on our ‘must-see’ list when travelling the Eyre Peninsula recently.
And it did not disappoint!
The scale of this rural playground is impressive […]

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Sustainable September | Adelaide Central Market | 1-30 Sep 2020

[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]  
Sustainable September – Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market is taking some simple steps towards becoming a more sustainable community and reducing our environmental impact through how we shop, cook and live.
For the month of September, they’ll be highlighting some of the great eco-friendly products available at the market, sharing lots of tips and recipes […]

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Ended: WIN an AFL Max Active Football Holiday Camp Pass | Sep – Oct 2020

Win an AFL Max Active Football Holiday Camp pass
Kids footy mad? AFL Max will be hosting their Max Active Football Holiday Camp during the October school holidays. Max Active Camps give participants the chance to experience what it takes to play footy like a pro – balancing fitness, footy skills, nutrition, wellbeing exercises and fun […]

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The Grove Shopping Centre Playground Review | Golden Grove

The Grove Shopping Centre Playground – The Golden Way, Golden Grove
The Grove Shopping Centre has a great playspace which is a little different to what you would usually find at a shopping centre.
This was a great surprise to find this play equipment here. We happened to discover it while doing a quick shop for snacks […]

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New Playspace at Prettejohn Gully Reserve | Para Hills | Sep 2020

New Playspace at PretteJohn Gully Reserve
A new playspace has been completed at PretteJohn Gully Reserve in Para Hills. The playspace is now open and features new play equipment including a a multi-play unit, activity box, musical equipment, talking tubes, carousel, two-person springer, sandpit and swings.
Wheelchair access to the colourful playspace is available from the Para […]

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Bay City Rolling | Roller-skating at Glenelg | 25 Sep – 12 Oct 2020

[ September 25, 2020 12:00 pm to October 12, 2020 12:00 pm. ]
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 roller-disco fun. Tickets […]

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Kensington Park Oval Playground Review | City of Burnside

Kensington Park Oval Playground 
The Parade, Kensington Park
The Kensington Park Oval Playground has had a revamp and re-opened at the end of August 2020. It’s a nature play inspired space with a combination of soft fall surface and bark chips. New play equipment has been installed and new fencing around the road side. Please note that […]

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Story Puzzles with Swoosh and Glide | eSafety Online Safety Resource

Online Safety Adventures with Swoosh and Glide
The key to establishing online safety as a life-long skill is to start talking about it early, so it becomes a part of everyday life.
Playing eSafety’s story puzzles with young children is a fun way to get the conversation going, while showing them how to use digital technologies in […]

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Professor Flint’s ‘Eromanga: Life in the Prehistoric Sea’ | Marion Cultural Centre | 29 Sep 2020

[ September 29, 2020; ]
Professor Flint’s ‘Eromanga: Life in the Prehistoric Sea’
Travel back in time and dive beneath the The Eromanga Sea; the giant inland sea that once covered much of Australia.
Once there, be prepared to meet some of the strangest, most unique, and most peculiar inhabitants of planet Earth you’ve ever seen. From giant sea-monsters, to fish with […]

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COVID-19 Update | Relaxing of Restrictions in SA from 5 Sep 2020

South Australia COVID-19 restrictions will be relaxed from Saturday 5 September 2020
South Australia will be able to enjoy an easing of COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday 5 September with an increase in the maximum number of people attending weddings and funerals plus changes to eating and drinking at venues and an increase in AFL crowds.
In Summary:

As […]

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Foodbank SA Superhero Program for Kids

Foodbank SA Superhero Program
Do you want to be a Foodbank SA superhero? You can join the Foodbank SA family and learn how to help others in need.
Foodbank SA has identified through their School Programs, an increased demand for Foodbank specific educational and interactive activities for children. The Superhero Program has been developed as a way […]

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Jane Reilly and Peter Combe reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’ | 2020

Jane Reilly and Peter Combe reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’
SA Health have produced an easy to follow book explaining coronavirus to children.
In this video, South Australian icons Jane Reilly and Peter Combe educate children on how to stop the spread of COVID-19 by reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’ to them at Unley Library
‘Hi. This is […]

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Free Self-guided City Trails | City of Adelaide

Embark on an adventure along Adelaide’s awesome trails.
Go at your own pace and follow a trail through the city to discover hidden street art, the city’s most underrated food, secret gardens and historic buildings.
Explore the city on foot or two-wheels with over 70 different trails focused on food, history, nature, art and culture. There is a trail for every […]

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Nature Festival | South Australia | 25 Sep – 4 Oct 2020

[ September 25, 2020 to October 4, 2020. ]
Nature Festival – A New Festival for South Australia
Nature Festival is a 10-day open-access festival celebrating the role nature plays in the identity of all South Australians. Expect family play experiences from Nature Play, outdoor yoga, public talks, and artistic installations. Nature Festival’s inaugural program hosts free and ticketed events dedicated to celebrating nature in […]

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Samurai | Art Gallery of South Australia | From 24 Jul 2020

Samurai is the new exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
For Japan’s warriors, prowess on the battlefield was matched by an acute aesthetic sensibility. Samurai presents the art and ethos of this warrior culture.
From the austerity of lacquer and tea bowls to the opulence of golden screens and armour, this exhibition demonstrates how the ethos […]

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My Little Pony: Pony Life | New TV Show Airing in Australia from 21 Sep 2020

[ September 21, 2020; ]
My Little Pony: Pony Life
My Little Pony returns to Australia’s TV screens this spring on 9Go! from 21 September 2020 with a brand-new series: Pony Life. 
Hasbro and its global entertainment studio, eOne, has announced that everybody’s favourite pony personalities will gallop back onto Australian TV screens this spring with the brand-new series My Little Pony: […]

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First Aid for Children | Head2Toe First Aid | 20 Sep 2020

[ September 20, 2020; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
First Aid for Children Classes at Head2Toe First Aid
Learn first aid with your children in this fun and informative first aid session.
Over 90 minutes you and your child/children will learn age appropriate first aid tailored for ages 7+. Topics will include assessment, how and when to call 000, CPR, recovery position, bandaging, bleeding and more.
Courses […]

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Belair National Park Holiday Park | Adelaide Hills Accommodation

Belair National Park Holiday Park, situated within the Belair National Park, has accommodation options for everyone. There are campsites, powered sites, dog-friendly cabins, eco-glamping tents and cottages to rent.
Belair National Park Holiday Park is a family-oriented park surrounded by nature and wildlife. There are walking and mountain bike riding tracks through the national park, as […]

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2020 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship | The Bend Motorsport Park | 19, 20, 26 & 27 Sep 2020

[ September 19, 2020 to September 20, 2020. September 26, 2020 to September 27, 2020. ]
2020 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Supercars are back on the 2020 South Australian motorsport calendar with back to back OTR SuperSprints at The Bend on the final two weekends in September.
The Bend Motorsport Park has made an exciting return to the 2020 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship calendar, confirmed to host a September doubleheader.

Tailem Bend was initially […]

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Adelaide October School Holiday Ideas – Spring Guide | Sep-Oct 2020

[ September 26, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
Adelaide September/October School Holiday Guide – 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 holidays, the Play & Go […]

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25 Things To Do In Spring with Kids in Adelaide | Nature Play SA

25 Things To Do In Spring for Adelaide Families by Nature Play SA
Looking for some fun Spring inspiration to get out and about with the kids now the weather is warming up?
Once Spring is in the air the days get longer and warmer so it’s the perfect time to head outdoors and explore!  We are […]

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Ended: WIN an Itty Bitty Prettys Prize Pack

WIN an Itty Bitty Prettys Prize Pack
Whether you’re a rebel rocker, a unicorn princess or crazy for kittens, there’s always room at the Itty Bitty Prettys Tea Party.
This one of a kind brand brings characters of all backgrounds together for the ultimate Par-tea with a message of embracing your background and spreading kindness through inclusivity. 
Itty […]

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Adelaide Costco Non-Member Shopping Nights | WCH Foundation | 2 & 16 Sep 2020

[ September 2, 2020; September 16, 2020; ]
Costco Non-Member Shopping Nights
In support of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Costco will be opening their doors to non-members for two special evenings in September 2020.
For a $5 donation, non-members can shop at Costco on Wednesday 2 September 2020 and Wednesday 16 September 2020 between 3pm and 8pm.

If you are already a Costco member, you can still […]

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Kytons Limited Edition Neapolitan Lamingtons | The Show At Home Showbags

Kytons Limited Edition Neapolitan Lamingtons and Kytons Showbags
With the Royal Adelaide Show sadly cancelled this year, many local businesses are taking part in The Show At Home, including Kytons Bakery.
Inspired by Neapolitan Icecream, the Neapolitan Lamingtons are a limited edition, come in a pack of 4 and are included in this year’s #TheShowAtHome “Lots of Lamingtons” […]

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Raining Poetry in Adelaide | Pavement Poems | from 2 Sep 2020

Raining Poetry in Adelaide
A little bit of magic has been sprinkled onto our city streets, brightening up Adelaide’s rainy days.
As a part of Raining Poetry in Adelaide, a team of students have been busy stencilling our city paths with short poems, written by some very talented local poets.
Now in its fourth year and featuring 20 […]

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International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month | Sep 2020

[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – September 2020
‘Go Gold and Give’ by getting your family, friends or business involved in supporting the Childhood Cancer Association.
There are many ways you can help, such as:

Give a virtual high five to kids with cancer to ensure they have the support they need when they need it most. […]

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National Walk Safely to School Day | 11 Sep 2020

[ September 11, 2020; ]  
National Walk Safely to School Day
Primary school aged children across Australia will make those important steps towards a healthier future by participating in National Walk Safely to School Day on Friday 11 September 2020.
National Walk Safely to School Day is a community initiative that aims to raise awareness of the health, road safety, transport and […]

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30% Off Family Memberships at Cleland Wildlife Park | Until 18 Sep 2020

30% off Family Memberships at Cleland Wildlife Park for a limited time
Cleland Wildlife Park is offering 30% off the current price of family memberships. By purchasing an annual membership, you are helping to conserve some of South Australia’s most iconic animals. 
By becoming a member of Cleland Wildlife Park you can have 12 months of unlimited […]

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Indigenous Literacy Day | Virtual Event | 2 Sep 2020

[ September 2, 2020; ]
Indigenous Literacy Day Celebrations 2020
Join Andy Griffiths, Anita Heiss, Alison Lester, Jessica Mauboy, Shelley Ware, Josh Pyke, Archie Roach and more to celebrate language, literacy and learning on Wednesday 2 September 2020.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) is celebrating language and literacy in remote communities and the immense opportunities that positive community-led engagement can provide.

On Indigenous […]

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Penfield Park Railway Miniature Train Rides – Open Days & Twilight Rides | 2020-21

[ August 30, 2020; September 27, 2020; October 10, 2020; October 25, 2020; November 14, 2020; November 29, 2020; December 12, 2020; January 9, 2021; January 24, 2021; February 13, 2021; February 28, 2021; March 13, 2021; March 28, 2021; April 25, 2021; May 23, 2021; June 27, 2021; ]
Penfield Park Railway Open Days & Twilight Rides
Penfield Park Railway holds open days on the last Sunday of each month, January to November. Also, on the second Saturday during October to March, they hold a twilight open day from 6pm until 9pm.
Open days at Penfield Park Railway have restarted from Sunday 30 August 2020.  SA Health […]

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Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition | South Australian Museum | 28 Aug – 15 Nov 2020

[ August 28, 2020 to November 15, 2020. ]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition
Take your family on a journey through the natural world with awe-inspiring images by professional, emerging and junior photographers, who have shown impeccable patience, artistry and technique to capture incredible moments in time.
This exhibition is one for all the family, and allows us to explore the beauty and […]

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Legacy Week | Buy a Badge and Support Families of Veterans | 29 Aug – 5 Sep 2020

[ August 29, 2020 to September 5, 2020. ]
Legacy Week 2020
For almost a century, Legacy has kept the promise to thousands of veterans’ families by providing financial and social support for those in their care during times of hardship and grief.
The community will have the opportunity to support the Legacy Club of South Australia and Broken Hill Club during Legacy Week, Saturday 29 […]

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Start at the Gallery: Colour & Movement | 6 Sep 2020

[ September 6, 2020; ]
Start at the Gallery: Colour & Movement
The Art Gallery Start program is back again! It’s a wonderful free program for children 3 to 12 years old which happens on the first Sunday of each month. Families are invited to go along to enjoy art making, music performances and tours.
In September the program at the South […]

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Violet Crumble Krispy Kreme Doughnuts | Available from 26 Aug 2020

Violet Crumble Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Two of South Australia’s favourite sweet treats, Violet Crumble and Krispy Kreme, have joined forces to launch a new range of products to be sold through OTR stores across South Australia from 26 August 2020.
Developed over the past few months, Krispy Kreme will launch two new doughnuts – Violet Crumble Shatter […]

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FREE School Holiday Sports Program | City of Charles Sturt | 25 Sep – 11 Oct 2020

[ September 25, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
FREE School Holiday Sports Program
Registrations are now open for the City of Charles Sturt’s FREE School Holiday Sports Program for children aged 3-17 years.
To be held from Friday 25 September 2020 to Sunday 11 October 2020, with 21 sports providers offering 68 activity sessions across the City, including cheerleading, karate, soccer, football and more.
Children will […]

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Great Southern BioBlitz | North Haven | 1 Sep 2020

[ September 1, 2020; ]
Great Southern BioBlitz
The Great Southern BioBlitz is an attempt to record ALL the living species across the Southern Hemisphere during a 4 day period (Friday 25 September – Monday 28 September). Join the workshop on 1 September to learn more and get ready for the BioBlitz. 
You can participate in this citizen science activity by taking […]

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Bay to Birdwood | Celebrating 40 Years | 27 Sep 2020

[ September 27, 2020; ]
Bay to Birdwood 2020
The Bay to Birdwood is the largest, continually held motoring event for veteran, vintage and classic vehicles held anywhere in the world.  The 2020 Bay to Birdwood will take place as planned on Sunday 27 September 2020, however, this year, the event will be livestreamed.
 
THE PARADE OF HISTORIC MOTORING
The event will […]

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KYD-X | Kids & Youth Disability Expo | 26 Sep 2020

[ September 26, 2020; ]
The Kids and Youth Disability eXpo is going virtual
This year’s Kids & Youth Disability Expo will be held online. The Expo gives service providers the ultimate platform to showcase their unique services to a captive audience of people who are all seeking products and services for a loved one or group of young people living […]

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Clipper Ship Free Educational Event | Port Adelaide | 26 Sep 2020

[ September 26, 2020; ] ​
Clipper Ship ‘City of Adelaide’ Free Educational Event
Meet maritime writers, inventors and model makers including Rob Morrison (Curiosity Show), Russell Penney, Bob Sexton, Peter Christopher, Paul Simpson, Brian Gillan, Nigel Stone, Wendy Falland, Meredith Reardon and possibly Steve McNicol.
This event offers the opportunity to talk with the above people, interact with some of the items they […]

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