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Kytons Bakery & Kickstart For Kids | Easter Hot Cross Buns

Kytons Bakery ‘Kickstarts’ Hot Cross Bun season by supporting Kickstart For Kids’ Breakfast Program across Adelaide.
Kytons Bakery is kickstarting their hot cross bun season by supporting not-for-profit organisation, KickStart for Kids, through donating the popular Easter treat to schools across South Australia that are part of the charity’s breakfast program.
Kicking off on 12 February 2024, […]

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Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic | Marilyn Jetty Swim | 4 Feb 2024

[ February 4, 2024; ]
The 19th annual Brighton Jetty Classic, presented by Channel Seven Adelaide, is SA’s Largest Open Water Swim.  Plus, don’t miss the Marilyn Jetty Swimmers!
The Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic is an open water swim with distances of 1500m and 400m.  There is also a SwimKids Series with distances of 100m, 200m and 300m for kids […]

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Secondhand Bicycle Sale | Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc. | 24 Feb 2024

[ February 24, 2024; ]
Lighthouse Youth Projects Second-hand BUY ONE GET ONE FREE Bicycle Sale & BBQ.
Looking for a new to you bicycle? Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc are holding another of their popular bicycles sales at their location in Port Adelaide on Saturday 24 February 2024 where you can BUY ONE SECONDHAND BIKE and GET ONE FREE!
Pick out any […]

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Family Fun Day for Xave | St Agnes | 20 Jan 2024

[ January 20, 2024; ]
Go along to the Family Fun Day for Xave to help raise funds for Xavier Pudovkin.
There will be a host of activities, stalls and characters to meet. Activities on offer at the event will include face painting, glitter tattoos, rides, stalls, food, pony rides, mechanical bull, cupcake stall, a host of characters to meet including […]

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Make-A-Wish Adelaide Gala Ball | 17 Feb 2024

Make-A-Wish Adelaide’s Gala Ball, presented by Lexus of Adelaide, will be a summer event in 2024, celebrating all things extravagant with A Night at the Circus.
On Saturday 17 February 2024, the carnival atmosphere will take over Adelaide Oval’s William Magarey Room as the respected children’s foundation hosts its annual fundraiser.  Guests can expect burlesque dancers, […]

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MS Mighty Swim | Unley Swimming Centre | 10 & 11 Feb 2024

[ February 10, 2024 to February 11, 2024. ]
MS Mighty Swim challenges you and your team to swim for 24 hours while raising funds to support people living with Multiple Sclerosis in South Australia and Northern Territory.
Get your team together and compete to swim the most laps while making a difference. Swim while raising funds for people living with multiple sclerosis. Participants are […]

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AVcon Christmas Market 2023

AVcon Christmas Market | Rundle Mall Plaza | 8 & 9 Dec 2023

[ December 8, 2023 to December 9, 2023. ]
At AVcon Christmas Market, artists and craftspeople from all over South Australia and beyond will be brought together to sell unique handmade creations with a nerdy twist. From art prints to self-published novels to pillows and plushies, to comics, to tabletop games and more.
Whether you’re getting a unique festive gift, or just want to show […]

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MRASA Toy Run | Victoria Park to Callington Oval | 10 Dec 2023

[ December 10, 2023; ]  
45th MRASA Toy Run & Fun Fair
The MRASA Toy Run occurs annually on the second Sunday in December. The MRASA organises and funds this event with incredible support from volunteers, sponsors and organisations who are proud and willing to be involved.
The assembly at Victoria Park will be the normal format again this year. Vinnies will […]

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Backpacks 4 SA Kids Christmas Program | HELP Needed

Backpacks 4 SA Kids Christmas Program is about to hit full swing and they need your help.
This year Backpacks for SA Kids anticipate they will need gifts for around 5000 kids (that’s 10,000 gifts in total) so they are needing assistance more than ever.
Their goal is always to maintain their impact with those who need […]

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Wonka Family Movie Night | Jodi Lee Foundation | 16 Dec 2023

[ December 16, 2023; ]
Wonka Family Movie Night in support of the Jodi Lee Foundation.
A night the whole family can enjoy, Wonka is based on the extraordinary character at the centre of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book and one of the best-selling children’s books of all time.

Wonka tells the wondrous story of how […]

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Fresh Christmas Trees | Make-A-Wish Australia | Adelaide Pop-up Locations

[ December 16, 2023 to December 17, 2023. ]
Where to buy fresh Christmas Trees in Adelaide from Make-A-Wish Australia.
Make-A-Wish Australia are selling fresh, real Christmas trees in four Adelaide locations during December 2023.
Get your fresh Christmas trees from the Make-A-Wish Christmas tree stalls this year and support a great cause, with all proceeds supporting the Make-A-Wish Australia – Adelaide Branches.

Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes […]

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Sing and Dance with Humphrey! | Goodwood | 3 Nov 2023

[ November 3, 2023; ]
Get ready to take a trip down memory lane as Treasure Boxes proudly presents “Sing and Dance with Humphrey!”
This heartwarming family event brings back the beloved icon, Humphrey B. Bear, and his fun-loving friends, promising a morning filled with nostalgia, entertainment, and the spirit of giving.

Humphrey B. Bear, the lovable bear who has charmed […]

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Adelaide Walk to Remember | Beaumont House | 15 Oct 2023

[ October 15, 2023; ]
Adelaide Walk to Remember
Head to Beaumont House for this year’s Walk to Remember, a beautiful opportunity to love and connect, to honour and remember the babies and children who are no longer with us. 
The Walk to Remember is a long-running annual event in the Sands, and now Red Nose, community. The formal remembrance service includes […]

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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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Walk for Prems Adelaide | Life’s Little Treasures Foundation | 15 Oct 2023

[ October 15, 2023; ]
Big Steps for Little Treasures
In its 14th year, Walk for Prems will take place in Adelaide at Peace Park as well as in eight other locations across Australia during the month of October.
Walk for Prems 2023 is proudly presented by Baby Bunting and is the largest annual fundraiser by Life’s Little Treasures Foundation, Australia’s foremost […]

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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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Red Nose Clothing Collection & Recycling Program | Donations Needed

Free Pre-loved Clothing Collections in Adelaide
The Red Nose Clothing Collection & Recycling Program is a social enterprise run by Red Nose.  They collect donations of pre-loved clothes and household goods in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia and then resell or recycle them through their retail shops in partnership with Savers.  Every dollar they make […]

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CafeSmart | Fundraising for Homelessness | 1-7 Aug 2023

[ August 1, 2023 to August 7, 2023. ]
CafeSmart – Local Cafes Fundraising for their Community
CafeSmart is StreetSmart’s annual coffee industry led event that unites hundreds of roasters, cafes and coffee lovers around the country to fundraise for their local grassroots homeless charities.
In the lead up to Homelessness Week, the event will take place from 1 – 7 August, with participating venues covering […]

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Daffodil Day | Cancer Council | 31 Aug 2023

[ August 31, 2023; ]
The Daffodil gives us hope.  Research is saving lives.
This August, join thousands of others across the country to unite and raise funds that give hope and save lives.
Cancer Council SA is urging South Australians to show their support for the Daffodil Day Appeal this August by donating to life-saving research to give more than hope […]

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Walk a Mile in My Boots | Hutt St Centre | 6-11 Aug 2023

[ August 6, 2023 to August 11, 2023. ]
Walk a Mile in My Boots 2023 – Step Up to End Homelessness
For fifteen years, Walk a Mile in My Boots has united people across the state with a common purpose: raising vital funds to support people to rebuild their lives and end homelessness.
This year, Hutt Street Centre is proud to introduce an opportunity for […]

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SA Variety Bash | Port Adelaide to McLaren Vale | 12-19 Aug 2023

[ August 12, 2023 to August 19, 2023. ]
The 2023 SA Variety Bash will start in Port Adelaide and travel through regional Australian towns such as Broken Hill, Bunnerungee, and Pinaroo before crossing the finish line in McLaren Vale.
The Variety Bash is not a race or a rally, but a fun and social event, or in the words of the originator Dick Smith, […]

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PAWGUST | Walk or Run for Guide Dogs | August 2023

Grab your winter woolies! Join Guide Dog’s biggest online challenge.
Walk or run every day this August (no rest days) to supPAWt Guide Dogs and those living with low or no vision.  In 2023, PAWGUST returns with a new challenge – can you brave the cold month of August and walk or run 60km, 100km […]

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Red Shield Appeal | The Salvation Army

Red Shield Appeal 2023
The Salvos’ services are in greater need than ever before. The Red Shield Appeal ends 30 June and your help is urgently needed.
Right now, everyday life has turned into a struggle for millions of families across the nation. Grappling with hardship, homelessness, domestic violence, addiction, mental illness, poverty, isolation and much more, many […]

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ASFM Big Splash for Puddle Jumpers | 25 Jun 2023

[ June 25, 2023; ]
ASFM Big Splash: Uniting the Community to Support South Australian Families in Need
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market (ASFM) is proud to announce ASFM Big Splash for Puddle Jumpers, an extraordinary community-driven initiative aimed at providing vital support to South Australian children and their families during this cold winter season.
This heartfelt endeavour is a direct response […]

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National Tree Day | Connect with Nature | 30 Jul 2023

[ July 30, 2023; ]   
National Tree Day 2023
Join the community to help plant one million native trees.
Established in 1996, National Tree Day has grown into Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event. The program is a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to their community.

Each year, around 300,000 people volunteer […]

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KickStart For Kids | Shoes & Clothing Donations Needed for Winter

Camp KickStart – Winter Donations Needed for Kids in Need.
KickStart For Kids (KSFK) is running their Camp KickStart July School Holiday program and are calling on donations for NEW winter clothing, pyjamas, socks and underwear to ensure the children attending the camp are keeping warm in the cooler months.
KSFK’s dedicated team of volunteers provides children […]

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Plastic Free July | ‘Choose to Refuse’ Single-Use Plastic

Plastic Free July – What you can do to help
Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.
This year’s campaign theme is ‘Small steps, big difference’.
We know that recycling and clean-ups aren’t enough […]

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Bio·R Planting Festival | Frahns Farm | 10-25 Jun 2023

[ June 10, 2023 to June 11, 2023. June 17, 2023 to June 18, 2023. June 24, 2023 to June 25, 2023. ] [caption id="attachment_184174" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image credit: Create with Frankie[/caption]
Bio.R Planting Festival at Frahns Farm
The 2023 Bio·R Planting Festival will be held at Frahns Farm for the 8th consecutive year.
This year, the event is aiming to reconstruct another 20 hectares of wildlife habitat with 40,000 seedlings to be planted. The organisers need the community’s help to […]

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SAHMRI’s Bright Walk | Adelaide | 22 Jul 2023

[ July 22, 2023; ]
SAHMRI’s Bright Walk 2023
Be part of the BRIGHT Walk in 2023 – an epic 21km night-time walking challenge coinciding with the Illuminate Adelaide Festival and raising money for lifesaving medical research at SAHMRI.
The BRIGHT Walk is a powerful, illuminated, one-night experience which challenges you to walk 21km at night in the middle of winter to […]

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