Summer Festival fun in 2017

Published on Monday 16 January 2017

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Summer Festival’s program of live music and outdoor cinema caters to a variety of tastes. Bring your own picnic blanket, chairs, food and drinks to the West Torrens Memorial Gardens most Saturday evenings in January. There will also be a sausage sizzle, coffee and cool drinks available to buy.

Fork On The Road is coming to Kings Reserve Oval on Saturday 11 February. Visitors and locals alike will feast on the offerings provided by over 30 different food trucks. There will be a classic car display by The Wanderers Rock and Roll Car Club, live music by Adelaide’s finest musicians, plus children’s entertainment including Blast Off and interactive stories presented by The Nylon Zoo.

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Saturday 7 January, 5pm – 10.30pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

Outdoor cinema (starting at sunset), face painters, children’s activities and entertainment including The Nylon Zoo. Music by Thom Lion, Jessica Braithwaite and friends. Sausage sizzle, food trucks and free popcorn. BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol permitted. 

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**EVENT CANCELLED**

This event has been cancelled due to a severe weather warning issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for heavy rain and damaging winds.

Little Day Out: Beach!
Friday 13 January, 10am – 1pm
West Beach Surf Life Saving Club, Corner Seaview Rd and West Beach Rd West Beach

Free fun for 0-17 year olds during the school holidays! 
BYO picnic and celebrate summer on the beach outside the West Beach Surf Life Saving Club. Build a sandcastle, ride a wave, play beach cricket and learn about beach safety. BYO towel and bathers.
Please note that this event will be cancelled if the weather is forecast to be over 40 degrees by the Bureau of Meteorology at 5pm the day prior. 
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Big Backyard Barbecue

Saturday 14 January, 5pm – 10pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

Sausage sizzle and food trucks. Face painters, children’s activities, giant games and entertainment by Blast Off and Mr Oopy's Bubble Show. Music by Lazy Eye, Donnarumma, Moses Jones and Rin McArdle. BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol permitted. 

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Little Day In: Heroes and Villains

Monday 16 January, 2pm – 4pm
Thebarton Community Centre, Corner South Rd and Ashwin Pde Torrensville

Free fun for 0-17 year olds during the school holidays! 
Pow! Splat! Bang! Pop! Play! Unleash your creativity through art and crafts. Join forces, battle or discover other super powers through Lego and board games. 
Please note that this event will be cancelled if the weather is forecast to be over 36 degrees by the Bureau of Meteorology at 5pm the day prior.
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Little Day Out: Super Hero Sports!

Thursday 19 January, 10am – 12pm
Lindfield Avenue Reserve, Lindfield Ave, Novar Gardens

Free fun for 0-17 year olds during the school holidays!
Join us for a variety of games, including Bubble sports (www.bubblesports.com). To participate in Bubble sports a parent/guardian must sign a waiver form for each participant.
Please note that this event will be cancelled if the weather is forecast to be over 36 degrees by the Bureau of Meteorology at 5pm the day prior. 

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Friday 20 January, 5pm – 9pm
Holland Street, Thebarton (River Torrens end)

Celebrate the launch of the Holland Street upgrade with food trucks, bars and street performers. Music by Nuvo, Jimmy and The Mirrors and DJ Pablito. Licensed event (No BYO allowed).

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All Together Now

Saturday 21 January, 5pm – 10pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

City of West Torrens introduces a brand new festival event for 2017 with two stages featuring music by Enosis (Greece), Keep The Change featuring Daniela Fontanarosa (Italy) Local Revolution (Afro roots) and Yaso (Afghanistan). Performances by Adelaide Chinese Dance Academy (China), Fusion Beats (India), Studio Flamenco (Spain), Liberian Children’s Choir (Liberia), South African Choir (Africa). Visit the market stalls and enjoy children’s entertainment from The Nylon Zoo, plus giant games, free henna and face painting, food trucks and sausage sizzle. BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol permitted. 

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Little Day Out: Splash!

Tuesday 24 January, 10am – 1pm
Mellor Park, Henley Beach Rd, Lockleys

Free fun for 0-17 year olds during the school holidays!
Pack your bathers, bring along a change of clothes and prepare to get muddy and wet. Splash out with fun water activities. BYO towel and water pistol!
Please note that this event will be cancelled if the weather is forecast to be over 36 degrees by the Bureau of Meteorology at 5pm the day prior. 

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (PG)

Saturday 28 January, 5pm – 10.30pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

Outdoor cinema (starting at sunset), face painters, children’s activities, giant games and feature entertainment including magician Steve Presto. Music by Ronnie Taheny, Jarrad Payne and Flik Freeman, sausage sizzle, food trucks and free popcorn. BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol permitted.

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The 60 Four, plus guests

Saturday 4 February, 7pm – 10pm
Thebarton Community Centre, Corner South Road and Ashwin Parade, Torrensville

The 60 Four is a four piece Adelaide based group who present the hottest, freshest 60s tribute act. With their slick moves and tight four-part harmonies, the group perform classics by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, The Beatles, Beach Boys, Simon and Garfunkel, The Monkees and many more.

Book tickets: The 60 Four plus guests

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Fork by Fork West (Fork on the Road)

Saturday 11 February, 5pm – 10pm
Kings Reserve and Thebarton Community Centre, Corner South Road and Ashwin Parade, Torrensville

Fork on the Road returns to Kings Reserve with more than 30 food trucks, free face painters and children’s entertainment including The Nylon Zoo, Blast Off, Dig-a-dino and PLAI space. Outdoor stage features performances by The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective, Todd Sibbin and The Arcadian Driftwood, Conchillia, and Aaron Thomas. The Wanderers Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Club display more than 50 cars. Thebarton Community Centre presents The Rhythm Cats, DJ Peter Panagaris and Adelaide Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll dancers. BYO chairs and blankets. Licensed event (no BYO allowed).

 

 

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