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School break fun in Adelaide

27 September 2015 by News Desk

family_childrenThe annual Nature Play Festival begins this weekend in Adelaide, Australia, to celebrate the start of the Spring school holidays.

Across the city are there dozens of special events to children and their families entertained, from moon lanterns to the Bay to Birdwood car rally, children’s holiday entertainment and nature play there is no lack of fun to get involved in this weekend.

At the Migration Museum kids can learn how to make a shadow puppet in this special school holiday activity. You will also be able to meet a puppeteer, hear stories, see a puppet show live in action and perform your own show. 82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide, various times and days, from Saturday until October 11. Free. Bookings essential.

Drum making workshop
Start the school holidays with a drum making workshop, using materials such as animal hide, rope, scissors and glue. Carclew House, 11 Jeffcott St, North Adelaide, Saturday, 10am-noon. Cost: $15. Suitable for ages five and above. Bookings essential.

SeaStar Rock Holiday Party
This concert by children’s entertainment group SeaStar Rock will feature energetic and fun music and dancing, while promoting marine sustainability. Kids will cha cha with Chino CrabClaw, tap dance with Terrance Turtle and play ‘seaweed statues’ with DJ Penguins. Published ArtHouse, 11 Cannon St, Adelaide, Sunday, 10.30am-noon. Tickets: $10. Bookings essential.

Floating Melodies: Way of Tea
Relax with the Way of Tea ceremony. Taste a traditionally prepared matcha tea and hear the sounds of native bird life while listening to the koto and shakuhachi instruments. Elder Park Dock, River Torrens, King William St, Adelaide, Sunday, 3pm-4.15pm and 5pm-6.15pm. Tickets from $45. Bookings essential.

Super ‘Little Heroes’ Sunday
Help raise funds for the Little Heroes Foundation by participating in a range of activities including a fun run and volleyball. There will also be a jumping castle, face painting and a best dressed competition. Adelaide Aquatic Centre, corner of Fitzroy Tce and Jeffcott Rd, North Adelaide, Sunday, noon-5pm. Cost: adults $8.10, concessions $6.40.

Moon Lantern Festival
Wander through Elder Park and view lantern installations, explore Adelaide food trucks and watch roving performers. After sunset there will be a lantern parade, followed by fireworks over the River Torrens. King William St, Adelaide, Sunday, 4pm-8.30pm. Free.

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