Who doesn't want to have a wander through an hour of Hairy Maclary?
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Tamara, sounds fun. I'll ask my neice if she'd like to go as she loves that sort of thing.
flossybeth, thank goodness it runs for a while as may not get to it in the holidays but perhaps once schools are back. Looks lovely.
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It was a lovely exhibition although doesn't take very long to browse them all. Well, not if you have a kid in tow who isn't quite so appreciative as you are of the art work There was a short trail of pictures to follow to find the gift shop selling some books, cards, puzzles and magnets of the collection. Magnets were a good buy for $1.50 but we already have the books and didn't really want a card of the artwork. Although we may go back another day and I'll get one then when I can browse. They had free postcards, bookmarks and activity books for kids which was nice.
We ended up going all the way round the libraray including the Mortlock Wing which I adore. They also had a display for Anzac Day.
A few pics from the library. There was no photography of the actual artwork allowed, so alas no pics of those included.
I am the owner of Splodge Kids entertainment, Diagonal Road, Warradale - opposite Marion Aquatic centre (near Marion shopping centre)- just letting you all know we have just released our school holiday programme for October - I would love to meet some of my fellow Poms so have a look and say hi to me (Debbie) when you are in! http://splodge.com.au/pages/school-holidays
The Little Foodies market trail is running again in the upcoming school holidays.
Its a great way to pass a couple of hours in the city, wander Central Market, let the kids eat their haul after and then head off and do something else in or around the CBD after perhaps.
We've done it a couple of times now and will be going again in October for the trail.
Also the Little Market Chefs is running again. Proved popular last time round.
BIG MARKET ADVENTURES FOR LITTLE FOODIES
Little Market Chefs $18 plus booking fee (5 12 years)
Gouger Street Dining Area (near Zuma Cafe)
Tuesday 4 October 9am, 11am, 1pm
Thursday 6 October 9am, 11am, 1pm
Tuesday 11 October 9am, 11am, 1pm
Thursday 13 October 9am, 11am, 1pm
Little Market Chefs is back these school holidays! Here at the Adelaide Central Market we are passionate about starting from ground level and teaching the next generation how to prepare healthy, easy and tasty meals together with nutritional advice. Why? Because good health starts in the kitchen! All of the produce will be fresh from our stalls and the team from Sprout will ensure the classes are not only fun and interactive but have an educational focus too. Each class will include a small take away meal of the dish they prepare.
Book here for Little Market Chefs
Market Trail $8 plus booking fee (4+ years)
Collect your map from Gouger Street Dining Area (across from Providore and next to Lucias)
Tuesday 4 October, Thursday 6 October, Friday 7 October, Tuesday 11 October, Thursday 13 October, Friday 14 October (self guided, between 9am and 1pm)
The Market Trail is back due to popular demand! The trail has been specially formulated for little foodies to learn about the local and imported produce that the market has on offer. With ten pit-stops, each little foodie will receive a market bag, map and will visit the selected stalls to receive a sample item. The sample items range from cheese, yoghurt, a piece of seasonal fruit and sweet treat. You cant beat the Market trail for value these school holidays at only $8 plus booking fee, or $10 on the day).
It is recommended that you book your place in advance as tickets are limited, however, when available, bookings will be accepted on the day (in Gouger St dining area). Please note some sample items may contain nuts and it is the parent or carers responsibility to check all items offered by stalls.
Book here for the Market Trail.
My Market Bag Workshops FREE (4+)
Grote Street Dining Area
Friday 6 October 9am 12pm
Friday 7 October 9am 12pm
Help your little one find their inner artist with our Market bag decorating workshop these school holidays! Your child will decorate their very own calico Market Bag (and its theirs to keep for all of their future Market trips!). Smocks provided.
Paint A Pot, Plant Some Seeds Workshops FREE (4+ years)
Grote Street Dining Area
Thursday 13 October 9am 12pm
Tuesday 14 October 9am 12pm
Join us for our pot painting and seed planting workshop these school holidays. Your little one will be able to paint their own pot before planting their own seedling. The workshops also include a conservation and environmental focus provided by Conservation Education Services. The workshops are free and bookings are not required (however places are limited and a short wait may apply).
Big Balloon Giveaway FREE (all ages)
Friday 7 October From 10am
Friday 14 October From 10am
Note: A parent or guardian is expected to supervise children in their care for all school holiday activities at all times.
I've just bought our tickets for the Capri cinema again with Scoopon ($5/child, $9/adult or $25/family); I think we're intending to see The Secret Life of Pets and Pete's Dragon. We were almost sold on Miss Peregrine's House for Peculiar Children until the last seconds of the trailer, so we'll have to wait for the DVD before I get to see that one.
Scoopon also have half day surfing lessons - although if this weather doesn't let up we'll be needing to learn how to sail not surf.
Adelaide Botanic Gardens have a holiday programme if anyone is interested
Adelaide Botanic Garden’s stacked School Holiday Program program is back this October, with a range of activities suitable for 5-12 year olds kicking off on Tuesday 4 October!Activities have been designed to promote fun, hands-on learning about plants, people and the environment, and parents are encouraged to book early – spots will sell out! All Children must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver at all times.
Head to the Botanic Gardens of South Australia website to download the program flyer and/or for phone booking details.
Fresh & Fabulous Food (5–12 year olds, 1.5 hours) $20, bookings essential
Get your hands dirty creating fresh and healthy food in a fun and exciting way using pulses and fresh produce from our Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden. Will be held on the Kitchen Garden lawn, with some activities in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building.
The Loaded Dog (5-12 year olds, 45 minutes) $10, bookings essential
Based on one of Henry Lawson's most loved tales, this lively performance about three gold miners and their dog Tommy will have young ones in stitches. Meet at the Friends Gate unless it's raining, in which case it will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building.
Garden Critters (5-12 year olds), 1 hour, $10, bookings essential
Take a guided walk in the Garden to collect curious botanic bits such as seedpods and leaves, then create a cute critter to take home. Will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building. Note: bring a box with you to ensure your handiwork keeps safe on the way home.
Bird Brain! (5-12 year olds), 1.5 hours, $10, bookings essential
Who are you calling "Bird Brain"? Some of the cleverest animals are birds! Join Charles Darwin on a musical adventure exploring the relationship between birds and the habitats in which they dwell. In exploring fascinating adaptations to rainforests, wetlands and deserts, the fantastically feathered provide an awesome understanding of the natural world. As the only survivors of the dinosaur family, birds also give us insight into the world in which T.Rex once stomped and roared! Meet at the Bicentennial Conservatory's northern entry.
Making Fire, Making Glue, 1 hour, FREE, no bookings required
Learn how Aboriginal people make fire using just what is around them in the Australian bush. Make your own glue from plants! Meet on the Schomburgk Pavilion unless it’s raining, in which case it will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building.
Dreaming Story Telling, 1 hour, FREE, no bookings required
Listen to Aboriginal Dreaming stories and understand what they can teach us about life. Learn how to identify tracks and traces in the environment. Meet at the Lecture Theatre, Goodman Building.