september 2023 Articles

Call from the Wild Update: 5 Elephants are heading to Monarto Safari Park!

Monarto Safari Park will now be welcoming FIVE Elephants!
Monarto Safari Park is trumpeting with excitement as they announce TWO MORE Asian Elephants are set to join the herd.
Pak Boon and Tang Mo from Taronga Zoo Sydney are packing up their trunks and following in the footsteps of Burma, Permai and Putra Mas. Taronga Zoo Sydney […]

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Barbie the Movie – Let’s Talk About It! | Review

Image credit: Barbie The Movie Facebook Page/Warner Bros Pictures
Barbie the Movie – Let’s Talk About It! And Did You Find All of These Hidden References and Easter Eggs?
As old Shrek may say… The Barbie movie is like a cinematic onion. Onions have layers. Barbie definitely has layers, and a truckload of them!
The Barbie movie has […]

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The Hot Pot Guy | Family Friendly Dining with a Playground in Adelaide | Review

The Hot Pot Guy is a fun, kid friendly option for a family dinner in the Adelaide CBD with a bonus indoor playground to keep the kids entertained.
There are plenty of large tables and booths, most with a huge recessed hot pot in the centre of the table, ready for you to cook your food […]

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FruChocs Appreciation Day | Rundle Mall | 29 Sep 2023

[ September 29, 2023; ]
Celebrate FruChocs Appreciation Day on Friday 29 September in Rundle Mall where there will be a whole day choc-a-block full of prizes and giveaways galore.
This year it’s double the fun as FruChocs is also celebrating its 75th anniversary.

There will be plenty of free activities for all to enjoy, including face painting, music, photo booth, games, […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Opens 29 Sep 2023

[ September 29, 2023 to January 31, 2024. ] [caption id="attachment_187737" align="alignnone" width="630"] Treefrog pool party by Brandon Güell, Costa Rica/USA Highly commended, Behaviour: Amphibians and Reptiles[/caption]

Wildlife Photography Exhibition opens at the Adelaide Botanic Garden just in time for the Spring school holidays.
Adelaide Botanic Garden’s eye-catching rainforest conservatory will be the leafy venue for a global nature photography exhibition opening on Friday 29 September […]

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Pick Your Own Flowers | Shimmering Pines Farm | Sep & Oct 2023

Pick Your Own Flowers at Shimmering Pines Farm
Well known for their popular Sunflower Festival, Shimmering Pines Farm in Tarlee will be holding ‘Pick Your Own Flower Sessions’ this Spring.
You will need to register for updates via the Shimmering Pines Farm website as they will be releasing tickets to subscribers only.
Sessions will be spread out over […]

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SANFL Finals Series | Adelaide Oval | Grand FInal 24 Sep 2023

[ September 3, 2023; September 10, 2023; September 17, 2023; September 24, 2023; ]
Hostplus SANFL League Finals at Adelaide Oval
Feel the Finals this year at Adelaide Oval with festival vibes, live entertainment and of course – all the footy action on field too!  Get behind your team throughout the finals series and see them rise into the Hostplus SANFL League Grand Final.

The first round of finals on Sunday 3 […]

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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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Kickstart for Kids Against Period Poverty | Donations Needed Urgently

South Australian not-for-profit organisation, KickStart for Kids (KSFK), is desperately calling on donations of sanitary items as part of its mission to help end period poverty in South Australia.
Sadly, 1 in 4 South Australian females experience period poverty.
KickStart For Kids launched a new program in 2021, KickStart For Kids Against Period Poverty. It aims to raise […]

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R U OK? Day | I’m Here, to Hear | 14 Sep 2023

[ September 14, 2023; ]
R U OK? Day is our annual National Day of Action and a reminder that every day is the day to check in with your friends, family and colleagues.
R U OK?’s vision is a world where we’re all connected and are protected from suicide.
They work to start conversations every day of the year, but R U […]

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Noarlunga Model Aero Sports

Noarlunga Model Aero Sports Come & Try Day | 24 Sep 2023

[ September 24, 2023; ]
Come & Try Day at Noarlunga Model Aero Sports
Experience the fun of flying a model aircraft at Noarlunga Model Aero Sports’s Come & Try day.  The day will give event goers the opportunity to have a try on the flight simulator and get the feel of the controls.  Once you have done this, you can […]

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BOUNCE After Dark Sessions | Marleston & Greenacres

[ June 23, 2023; September 15, 2023; December 1, 2023; ]
BOUNCE After Dark in Adelaide
BOUNCE hosts ‘After Dark’ events at all of their locations to celebrate the upcoming end of each school term.
From 7pm until 10pm, the lights go down, and the music starts pumping for 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun. The BOUNCE live DJ & BOUNCE hosts aim to make sure you and […]

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central market audio tour

Adelaide Central Market Audio Tour | From 12 Sep 2023

Adelaide Central Market Audio Tour
Explore history, flavour and culture with Adam Liaw and Katie Spain in the new Adelaide Central Market Audio Tour.
Take a step back in time and experience more than 150 years of rich history and culinary heritage as you step into the vibrant world of Adelaide Central Market through a new audio-tour […]

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Auditions for MOANA JR LIVE! | ACPA | 17 Sep 2023

[ September 17, 2023; ]
Audition registrations for Moana Junior are OPEN NOW!
Audition registrations for the Australian Company of Performing Arts upcoming junior musical, ‘MOANA JR’ LIVE are now open! This is your chance to be a part of an incredible journey across the vast seas, right here in Adelaide. 

This opportunity is open to all 7-19 year olds in South […]

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National Video Game Day | Rundle Mall | 15 & 16 Sep 2023

[ September 15, 2023 to September 16, 2023. ]
FREE gaming and activity extravaganza at Rundle Mall Plaza.
Celebrate National Video Game Day with the ultimate festival in Rundle Mall this September.
Rundle Mall Plaza has partnered with AVCon to bring you a weekend of exciting gaming events, local artists, scavenger hunts, and more.  Immerse yourself in this three-level experience, showcasing the best of table top […]

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ST. ALi Italian Film Festival | Palace Cinemas | 20 Sep – 15 Oct 2023

[ September 20, 2023 to October 15, 2023. ]
ST. ALi Italian Film Festival Adelaide 2023
The 2023 ST. ALi Italian Film Festival presented by Palace, Australia’s pre-eminent event celebrating the culture and cinema of Italy, returns this Spring.
The Festival promises to whisk audiences straight to Italy featuring an eclectic mix of contemporary Italian auteurs, documentaries, a retrospective focus on much-loved Italian cinema legend Massimo […]

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Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2023  | SA Museum | 26 Aug – 29 Oct 2023

[ August 26, 2023 to October 29, 2023. ]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2023 
A South Australian Museum exhibition, the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition and exhibition celebrates the natural heritage of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea.
See nature up close through stunning images by professional, emerging and junior photographers who have shown impeccable timing, patience, artistry and […]

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Pixar Putt Adelaide mini golf

Pixar Putt | Pop-Up Mini Golf Adelaide | 29 Sep – 22 Oct 2023

[ September 29, 2023 to October 22, 2023. ]
Pixar Putt Pop-Up Mini Golf coming back to Adelaide for the school holidays!
Adelaide, it’s time to kick some serious putt! Everyone’s favourite Pixar-themed pop-up mini-golf course is returning to South Australia this September/October.
Australia’s much-loved mini-golf phenomenon, Pixar Putt, will open at Riverbank Promenade, Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 29 September through to Sunday 22 October […]

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The Great Moscow Circus | Adelaide & Regional SA | Sep – Nov 2023

[ September 8, 2023 to September 17, 2023. September 21, 2023 to September 24, 2023. September 29, 2023 to October 15, 2023. October 19, 2023; November 2, 2023 to November 5, 2023. ]
The Great Moscow Circus is back!
With an all new extreme show, The Great Moscow Circus features some of Australia’s top BMX and scooter riders, exciting trampoline performances, Russian swing and the world’s best dare devil motorcycle cage riders.  Expect to see breathtaking aerial performances and much more. 

The show will be in Port Lincoln from Friday […]

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Dogs Day Out in Mawson Lakes | 24 September 2023

[ September 24, 2023; ]
The Biggest Dogs Day Out in South Australia
Dogs Day Out is a FREE community event held in Mawson Lakes for South Aussie dogs and their owners. A fun day with dog related market stalls, delicious food trucks, giveaways, competitions, vet checks and dog displays.
Take the whole family including your dog, browse the dog related market […]

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Single-use Plastics Banned in South Australia | Update Sep 2023

Get Greener – Replace The Waste
South Australia was the first state in the country to begin the ban on single-use plastics. 
South Australia’s Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Act 2020 is the first legislation of its kind in Australia.  Plastics play an important role in our economy and daily lives. When used in packaging, […]

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Family-friendly holiday in Port Douglas, Far North Queensland

Family-friendly holiday in Queensland’s Port Douglas
This seaside village is a paradise between the reef and the rainforest – and it’s only a three-hour flight away.
by Carla Caruso
Far North Queensland is one of those places that you visit, where you think I could move here in a heartbeat. 
There’s a lot to love about the region: oodles of […]

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Rymill Park Lake Upgrade | Closed until April 2024

Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka (Park 14) Lake Repairs and Upgrade
The Lake in Rymill Park is undergoing improvements and will be closed from late August 2023 until April 2024.
Rymill Park is one of our most loved and frequently used recreational spaces in Adelaide and features the Rymill Park Quentin Kenihan Inclusive Playground.   The lake is the […]

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Everard Park Reserve and Playground l Review

Everard Park Reserve and Playground
This park is a hidden gem, and it’s situated just off Anzac Highway.
Review by Jo Parkinson
The City of Unley’s Everard Park reserve and playground is a cute, clean, and well-maintained little park that has it all. It has excellent play equipment, lots of shade, BBQ facilities, and our two favourite things; […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken & Merch Pack | In Cinemas 14 Sep 2023

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken
From the studio that brought you Shrek & How to Train Your Dragon comes Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken. In Cinemas these September Holidays.
This year, DreamWorks Animation dives into the turbulent waters of high school with a hilarious, heartfelt action comedy about a shy teenager who discovers that she’s part of a legendary […]

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Stirling Laneways | Adelaide Hills Market | Sep 2023 – Apr 2024

[ September 24, 2023; October 22, 2023; November 26, 2023; December 17, 2023; January 28, 2024; February 25, 2024; March 24, 2024; April 28, 2024; ]
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 creates an […]

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LEGO® Braille Bricks | Play with Braille – English | Available from 1 Sep 2023

LEGO® Braille Bricks now available from the LEGO® store.
For the past few years Vision Australia have worked with LEGO® to provide their clients with LEGO® Braille Bricks. They have been a massive hit with their clients as a way to make learning braille more fun and accessible to the whole family.
Aimed at kids aged 6+, LEGO® Play […]

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Top Things to do in Adelaide for Families this Spring

Family Friendly things to do around Adelaide this Spring
Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors as a family and explore everything Adelaide has to offer as we start to enjoy warmer weather and longer days. There’s no better time to get outside and make the most of Adelaide’s walking trails, parks, gardens and playgrounds.
Spring […]

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City-Bay Fun Run | Adelaide to Glenelg | 17 Sep 2023

[ September 17, 2023; ]
Lumary City-Bay Fun Run 2023
Back in 2023!  An iconic event in South Australia, each year thousands of participants run, walk, dance or wheelchair their way from the City to the Bay. 
At each fun run there are always the serious athletes, but overwhelmingly the majority of people are there for the fun. There will be people dressed […]

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Paringa Park Primary School Community Fair | 17 Sep 2023

[ September 17, 2023; ]
Paringa Park Primary School Community Fair
Paringa Park Primary School is celebrating 70 years in 2023.  Everyone is welcome to go along to this community fair on Sunday 17 September 2023 from 10am – 2pm.  Join the celebrations and enjoy dance performances, music, novelties and amusements.  There will be local business and class stalls to browse […]

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