september 2021 Articles
Cafe Fellini North Adelaide

Café Fellini For Families | $5 Kids Meals | North Adelaide | Review

Café Fellini – North Adelaide
Cafe Fellini at O’Connell Street in North Adelaide has been around for years, but sometimes gets forgotten about. It’s one of those family Italian restaurants with a huge menu so there’s something to please everyone, including wood oven pizzas, pastas, mains, coffee and cake. It’s open all day so does breakfast, […]

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Top Things to do in South Australia for Families

Top Things to do in South Australia for Families
If you’re visiting Adelaide and are keen to explore beyond the city and venture a little further out, you will find fabulous cafes, good coffee almost everywhere, lovely parks and gardens and wildlife parks.
Plus there are great bushwalks and bike rides to do and if you’re looking […]

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Million Life Adelaide

Million-Life | Adelaide Chinatown | New Claw Machines | Review

Million-Life – Chinatown Adelaide 
It’s a little taste of Japan with cute plush toys and collectibles at Million-Life stores new to Adelaide. 
The Chinatown Million-Life opened earlier this year in July 2021. It’s hard to miss with its colourful neon pink lighting and chiming sound effects. Just walk down Moonta Street and it’s next to the entrance […]

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barosssa contemporary

Ended: WIN Tickets to Barossa Contemporary – Schubert & Sherbet at Chateau Tanunda | 9 Oct 2021

WIN Tickets to Barossa Contemporary – Schubert & Sherbet at Chateau Tanunda
Barossa Contemporary is a bold large-scale festival held in one of the world’s most revered wine regions. This ‘Festival for the Curious’ will challenge perceptions of the Barossa and ignite the wildest corners of your imagination.
Schubert & Sherbet at Chateau Tanunda is an afternoon […]

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paw patrol the movie

Ended: WIN HOYTS Tickets to Paw Patrol: The Movie & Prize Pack | In Cinemas 16 Sep 2021

Paw Patrol: The Movie | In Cinemas 16 September 2021
The PAW Patrol is on a roll.
When their biggest rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and everyone’s favorite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head on. While one pup must face his past in Adventure […]

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let them eat adelaide central market

Let Them Eat | New Vegan Eatery at Adelaide Central Market

Let Them Eat at the Adelaide Central Market
Popular vegetarian and vegan eatery Let Them Eat has opened at the Adelaide Central Market, including SA’s first vegan delicatessen.
The brand-new stall boasts an extended range of signature Let Them Eat products and the vegan delicatessen offers customers a vegan alternative to traditional deli favourites. Customers can expect their […]

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stories at the hill

Stories at the Hill | Para Hills Library | 27 Sep 2021

[ September 27, 2021; ]
Stories at the Hill
Join the Children’s Book Council SA Branch for stories, songs and activities at the Para Hills Library for Stories at the Hill.

The Children’s Book Council (SA Branch) is a branch of The Children’s Book Council of Australia – an independent, not for profit, volunteer organisation established in 1945 to promote children’s literature […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Pass to Pixar Putt | Pop-Up Mini Golf Adelaide

WIN a Family Pass to Pixar Putt Adelaide
Just in time for the school holidays, mini-golf sensation Pixar Putt arrives in Adelaide for the first time this Spring from Friday 24 September to Sunday 17 October 2021 at Riverbank Promenade, Adelaide Convention Centre. 
This open air, pop-up mini-golf experience is made up of interactive holes inspired by […]

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Showbags home delivered

Showbags.com.au | Home Delivered | Review

Showbags Home Delivered
Kids disappointed there is no Royal Adelaide Show this year? Showbags.com.au are bringing a little bit of the magic of the show to your home, with bags delivered to your door!
by Sharon Harrington
We usually attend the Royal Adelaide Show each year, and were sad to miss out again this year. Fingers crossed it […]

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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | 2021/22

[ September 26, 2021; October 24, 2021; November 28, 2021; December 19, 2021; February 27, 2022; March 27, 2022; April 24, 2022; May 22, 2022; ]
Stirling Laneways 2021/22
Stirling Laneways is more than a market. It is a celebration of local village life and the spectacular seasons in the Adelaide Hills.  It brings something colourful, cozy and a little bit crazy to market Sundays in Stirling from September to April each year.
Each market event celebrates life with a different fun theme that […]

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West End Redbacks Marsh Sheffield Shield | Adelaide Home Games 2021/22

[ September 24, 2021 to September 27, 2021. October 15, 2021 to October 18, 2021. ]
West End Redbacks Marsh Sheffield Shield 2021/22 Fixture
The Redbacks will host five Shield matches in their 2021/22 season, including four at Adelaide Oval and one at Karen Rolton Oval.
Marsh Sheffield Shield action is scheduled to return to Adelaide Oval in 2021-22, with the West End Redbacks hosting four long-form contests at the iconic venue. Karen […]

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West End Redbacks | Marsh One Day Cup 2021/22

[ September 22, 2021; ]
Marsh One Day Cup 2021/22 – West End Redbacks Fixture
The men’s domestic cricket one-day tournament, named the Marsh One-Day Cup, will start in Adelaide on Wednesday 22 September 2021.
The season opener will see the West End Redbacks take on Western Australia at Karen Rolton Oval.  Entry is free or you can catch every ball live via […]

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Libraries in South Australia | What’s on Offer at Your Local Council Library

Libraries in South Australia – Find out what’s on offer at your local council library
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 […]

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Yarn Bombing Day and Play Street

Yarn Bombing Day & Play Street | Port Adelaide Enfield | 25 Sep 2021

[ September 25, 2021; ]
Yarn Bombing Day & Play Street
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield plan to transform Pateela Street into a colourful streetscape wonderland for everyone to enjoy and explore.
Two free workshops were held in the lead up to this event to teach the basics of yarn bombing so that Pateela Street could be closed to traffic and transformed […]

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tennyson dunes open day

Wara Wayingga Tennyson Dunes Open Day | 26 Sep 2021

[ September 26, 2021; ]
Wara Wayingga Tennyson Dunes Open Day
The beachside Conservation Reserve, Wara Wayingga-Tennyson Dunes, is hosting an Open Day on Sunday 26 September to educate the public about its unique ecosystem.

Visitors can enjoy a range of FREE fun and educational activities, such as guided tours led by experts to learn about the unique animals, plants and dune […]

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Tips for Keeping Electricity Costs Down | Energy Saving Checklist for Kids

Tips for Keeping Electricity Costs Down and Creating an Energy Saving Checklist for Kids
With so many of us now spending more time at home – working, studying and travelling less, many families are finding their household electricity costs have increased significantly.  
We need electricity to power our appliances, laptops, lights at night, heating in winter, cooling in […]

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West-Beach-Skate-Comp

West Beach Skate Park Comp | 25 Sep 2021

[ September 25, 2021; ]
West Beach Skate Park Comp
Local skaters, BMXers and scooter-riders will have the opportunity to compete for a regional place as part of the Australian Skate Park League series held at West Beach Skate Park on Saturday 25 September 2021.

The event is held in partnership with YMCA Action Sports, Skate Australia, the City of West Torrens […]

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#rideburnside | Free Pump Track | Burnside Council

[ August 17, 2021 to October 25, 2021. ]
Free Pump Track #rideburnside
The City of Burnside has an ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which is available to use for free at various locations throughout the council area.
The pump track initially arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre in February 2020 as part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the […]

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Make It Mine Market | Henley Beach & Port Adelaide

[ September 25, 2021 to September 26, 2021. ]
Make It Mine Market in Henley Beach & Port Adelaide
With a focus on arts, crafts and fashion the Make It Mine marketplace showcases handmade creations of local makers, artists and designers.  Held in two locations from September to May, the market is on the last Sunday of each month in Henley Beach and the last […]

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love diana giveaway

Ended: WIN a Love, Diana Prize Pack | Sep 2021

WIN a Love, Diana Prize Pack
We are giving away a Love, Diana themed pack of goodies that’s valued at over $200 including the amazing Love Diana Mashup Dolls. 
Love, Diana Mashups encourage your little one’s playtime to be adventure and creativity filled. Is Diana an Astronaut or a Hairdresser? Why not both! Let playtime reign with […]

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Ended: WIN VIP Tickets to Nova’s (Not) The Royal Show

WIN VIP Tickets to Nova’s (Not) The Royal Show
When this year’s Royal Adelaide Show was cancelled again, Nova’s Ben & Liam were just as disappointed as all of the kids and families around Adelaide. Another year of no rides, no showbags and no sideshows. What were they going to do?
That’s when Ben & Liam had […]

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flower day adelaide

Flower Day | City of Adelaide | 23 Sep 2021

[ September 23, 2021; ]
Flower Day is back in the City of Adelaide
Spring into Adelaide to see beautiful flower installations and activations across the city. From 1938 to 1975, Adelaide celebrated an annual Flower Day that allowed Adelaidians to show pride in their city by beautifying it with mass displays of flowers. Some 46 years later, Flower Day will […]

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Ochre Trails - Sharing First Nations Song Lines & Stories

School Holiday Experiences at Cleland Wildlife Park | Sep/Oct 2021

[ September 25, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
First Nations Cultural Experiences at Cleland Wildlife Park these School Holidays
In the October school holidays, two First Nations cultural experiences will be offered at Cleland Wildlife Park.
Cultural Guided Tour: Walk on country with First Nations people as they share their culture, providing insight into the traditional life and Song-Lines of the First Nations people, and […]

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Spring flowers adelaide

Spring Floral Trail | City of Adelaide | Spring 2021

Explore Adelaide’s beautiful parks and gardens along the Spring Floral Trail
Adelaide’s parks and gardens are filled with beautiful spring flowers, part of 80,000 annual plants that are grown and planted yearly by the City of Adelaide’s horticultural team. 
That’s a lot of opportunity for you to stop and smell the roses, or cinerarias, or agapanthas, or […]

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Free School Holiday Craft | Churchill Centre | Sep/Oct 2021

[ September 29, 2021 to October 3, 2021. October 6, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
Churchill Centre Free School Holiday Craft
Dive into Churchill Centre these school holidays with FREE craft!! Decorate a reusable tote bag and do your bit to help our special friends who live under the sea.
Session Times:
Week 1: 

Wednesday 29 September – Saturday 2 October 2021 | 11am-1pm
Sunday 3 October | 12pm-2pm

Week 2: 

Wednesday 6 – […]

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Woodstock Wines

Woodstock Wines | Family-Friendly Winery | Wildlife Sanctuary | McLaren Vale | Review

Family-friendly winery with wildlife sanctuary, playground & beautiful grounds to explore
by Sharon Harrington
Woodstock Wines in McLaren Vale is a gorgeous spot for a long sunshiny lunch with the family. Daily kangaroo feeding, outdoor seating next to the playground, and big grassy lawns for a run around make this a wonderful place to visit with the […]

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Adelaide yum cha

Best Places to Eat Yum Cha in Adelaide for Families

Ding Hao Pork pastry and Radish cake (lo bok go)
Adelaide Yum Cha Guide
Where to eat yum cha in Adelaide. 
We think that we’re super lucky to live here in Australia with tons of food from all over the world! Yum cha is the Cantonese version of brunch and literally translates to “drink tea” as it involves […]

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Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve

Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve Playground with 2 Big Slides | Review

Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve – Review 
This Aldinga playground is a great little stop for locals, if you happen to be in the Aldinga area, or like us, having a stay at Sellicks Beach. It’s one for slide lovers with 2 large slides plus a smaller one, a flying fox, tunnel, spinner, and hill to climb. […]

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Did You Know? | Hand Illustrated Children’s Book by Jessica Bennett

Did You Know? Children’s Book by Jessica Bennett
Created by Adelaide based Australian author Jessica Bennett, Did You Know? features rhyming stories which encourage children to use their imagination and see the magic in nature.
Jessica started writing this book for her niece, Eva, in 2015 when she was 5 years old. She was going through a […]

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Adelaide’s Outdoor Swimming Pools – Season Opening Dates

Find an Adelaide Outdoor Swimming Pool
As the weather starts to heat up in Spring, you will find most of Adelaide’s public outdoor swimming pools are open from September or October through to late March or April.  Many will be open in time for the Spring school holidays.
Below you will find a list of outdoor swimming […]

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BBB Mini boutique baby fair

Mini BBB Boutique Baby Fair | Queens Theatre Adelaide | 26 Sep 2021

[ September 26, 2021; ]
Mini BBB Boutique Baby Fair
BELLY BABY BEYOND will be hosting their Mini BBB Boutique Baby Fair at The Queens Theatre for one day only on 26 September 2021. This is a great event for parents and parents to be as there will be an array of boutique maternity and baby goods to browse plus free […]

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Shop & Play in Adelaide | Sep/Oct School Holidays | SPRING 2021

[ September 25, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
Shop & Play at Adelaide’s Shopping Centres – School Holidays Sep/Oct 2021
Your ultimate guide to the top fun activities for kids in Adelaide’s shopping centres during the Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do, see our Guide below, featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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Family Fun Activities in Adelaide | Sep/Oct School Holidays | SPRING 2021

Family Fun Activities to do during the Sep/Oct School Holidays in Adelaide
Your ultimate guide to the top fun activities for families in Adelaide during the Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do, see our Guide below, featuring some of the most popular, and some not-so-well-known activities […]

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Kids Holiday Programs & Workshops in Adelaide | Sep/Oct School Holidays | SPRING 2021

[ September 25, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
Kids Holiday Programs & Workshops in Adelaide – Sep/Oct School Holidays 2021
Your ultimate guide to the top holiday programs & workshops for kids in Adelaide during the Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do, see our Guide below, featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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Kids Theatre Shows & Concerts in Adelaide | Sep/Oct School Holidays | SPRING 2021

[ September 25, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
Kids Theatre Shows & Concerts in Adelaide – Sep/Oct School Holidays 2021
Your ultimate guide to the top theatre shows and concerts for kids in Adelaide during the Spring School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do, see our Guide below, featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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The Big Wedgie | Inflatable Waterslide Park | West Beach Parks Adelaide

[ December 18, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 31, 2022. ]
The Big Wedgie Returns to Adelaide for the School Holidays
The Big Wedgie is returning to West Beach Parks with their four favourite inflatable slides offering family fun for all ages.
The Big Wedgie will open at West Beach Parks during the Spring school holidays, with the new season opening from Saturday 25 September until 10 October 2021, […]

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Nova’s (Not) The Royal Show | Bonython Park | 24 Sep – 17 Oct 2021

[ September 24, 2021 to October 10, 2021. October 14, 2021 to October 17, 2021. ]
Nova’s (Not) The Royal Show 2021
Rides, showbags, food trucks, Paw Patrol meet and greet plus nightly fireworks, the Show has been extended to Sunday 17 October 2021.
When this year’s Royal Adelaide Show was cancelled again, Nova’s Ben & Liam were just as disappointed as all of the kids and families around Adelaide.  Another year of […]

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city of colour performances

City of Colour Performances – Cirkidz | Hutt Street | 18 Sep 2021

[ September 18, 2021; ]
City of Colour Performances
Hutt Street will be transformed into a rainbow of colour when Cirkidz come to town. 
Taking over the street with a footpath performance, the whole family can enjoy and be inspired by the kids and their circus talents.

Cirkidz will make their way down Hutt Street (from Angas to Halifax Street) at 11am with […]

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SHANX Mini Golf | Regency Park Community Golf Course | Opens 24 Sep 2021

[ September 24, 2021; ]
SHANX Mini Golf @ Regency Park
In partnership with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, SHANX Mini Golf will open on Friday 24 September 2021 at Regency Park Community Golf Course.
SHANX @ Regency Park will be an incredible family based amenity to the already outstanding Regency Park Community Golf Course, just 10 minutes from the Adelaide […]

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Dogtanian & the Three Muskehounds

Ended: WIN Tickets to Dogtanian & the Three Muskehounds | In Cinemas 16 Sep 2021

WIN Tickets to Dogtanian & the Three Muskehounds
Dogtanian is a young swordsman who dreams of joining the legendary Muskehounds.
After proving his skills and earning their trust, he and the Muskehounds must defend the King from the evil Cardinal Richelieu’s secret plot to seize power. Dogtanian & the Three Muskehounds is an updated version of the […]

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