Get with the Program April 2021

Published on 24 March 2021

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Check out the range of activities available these school holidays. Registrations open at 10am on Monday 5 April 2021 and make sure you also complete the consent form.
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Saturday 10 April

Skate Park Leagues - West Beach competition

Get down to the West Beach Skate Park and compete in skate, scooter, or BMX. 

Venue: West Beach Skate Park, Africaine Road, West Beach.

Heat times: 

• Scooters: 11am (Ages 10 and under, 13 and under, 16 and under, Opens)*.

• BMX: 12.30pm (Ages 13 and under, Opens)*.

• Skate: 1.30pm (Ages 10 and under, 13 and under, 16 and under, Opens)*.

*Male and female divisions for each age group.

Please bring your own bikes, skateboards, scooters and safety gear. Helmets can be borrowed if required.

Registration for your event is on the day at the venue, or you can register early online at skateparkleagues.com/skatepark-leagues/registration/

 

Monday 12 April

Concussion education and prevention at AFL Max

This program aims to teach young Aussie rules football players general concussion information, as well as techniques for prevention. It will include a combination of theory, presentation and practical components. Kids aged 8 - 12 who play school or club football are encouraged to attend. Wear your favourite football gear and bring a water bottle plus a healthy snack.

Venue: AFL Max, 32 Butler Boulevard, Adelaide Airport.

Time: 9.30am - 11.30am

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Bookings required.

How to be a dungeon master

This workshop is aimed at teens who want to run D&D for other teens. It will cover resources required to run a game, tips and tricks of how to manage the game at the table and how to problem solve as you go along. Included are some resources for you to take your skills further.

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Ages: 12 - 17 years

Bookings required.

 

Tuesday 13 April

‘The Very Cranky Bear’ sensory play

Join the team from First Senses for a messy play session inspired by the book ‘The Very Cranky Bear’. Please bring a towel and a change of clothes. We recommend that adults wear older clothes as little ones love to put their hands all over you! 

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Ages: 6 months to 4 years

Time: 10am - 11am

Bookings required - only 1 adult per child’s booking.

 

Wednesday 14 April

Oriental jazz family concert

Enjoy a performance by San Ureshi - a newly formed oriental jazz trio of guzheng, erhu and percussion. All families are welcome to go on this global musical tour.

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 10.30am - 11.15am

Ages: All ages

No bookings required. 

Kesmond Reserve Little Day Out

The Kesmond Reserve precinct is due for a facelift so we’ve decided to make a day of it! There will be plenty of Little Day Out activities and the chance to have your say on the  Kesmond Reserve Draft Master Plan. 

Venue: Kesmond Reserve, Everard Avenue, Keswick.

Time: 11.30am - 1.30pm

Ages: All ages

No bookings required.

 

Thursday 15 April

Introduction to golf - Westward Ho Golf Club

Come and try golf with PGA Professional Anne-Marie Knight. With all equipment provided this session is perfect for complete beginners plus those with some previous experience.

Venue: West Beach Golf Parks, Military Road, West Beach.

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Ages: 7 - 17 years

Bookings required.

Dog Man party!

Join us as we celebrate all things Dog Man - the bestselling Dav Pilkey book series about the crime-fighting canine who is part dog, part man and all hero! Drop in for Dog Man crafts and games. 

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton. 

Ages: 5 years and over

Time: 10am - 11.30am

No bookings required.

 

Friday 16 April

Mini teen expo for World Creativity and Innovation Week 

Teens are invited to drop in any time during this 2 hour mini expo. There will be no-cook treats to make and a range of creative crafts. Share your creations on our Facebook page.

Venue: Sun Room, Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 3pm - 5pm

Ages: 12 years and over

No bookings required. 

 

Saturday 17 April

Introduction to golf - Westward Ho Golf Club

Come and try golf with PGA Professional Anne-Marie Knight. With all equipment provided this session is perfect for complete beginners plus those with some previous experience.

Venue: West Beach Golf Parks, Military Road, West Beach.

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Ages: 7 - 17 years

Bookings required.

 

Tuesday 20 April

Library in the park

Join Mel, Josie and Derek for an alfresco library experience. There will be Baby Time and Story Time sessions and the Mobile Library for loans to take home. This park has a great playground and open space, plus we’ll also supply coffee!

Venue: East Parkway Reserve Playground, Fulham.

Time: 10.30am - 12noon

Ages: All ages

No bookings required.

 

Wednesday 21 April

Sensory Lego Club

Join us for a special Lego Club session open to sensory-sensitive children. Create, design and build with Lego in a quiet, low lit space. 

Venue: Sun Room, Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Session 1: 4 - 8 years, 9am - 9.45am. Bookings required.

Session 2: 9 - 12 years, 10am - 10.45am. Bookings required.

10 children maximum - siblings are welcome as additional numbers. 

Lego Club 

Same Lego Club, different day! Join us to create, design and build with Lego. Drop-in session suitable for school aged children. 

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 1pm - 2.30pm

Ages: 5 years and over

No bookings required. 

 

Thursday 22 April

‘The Very Cranky Bear’ sensory play

Join the team from First Senses for a messy play session inspired by the book ‘The Very Cranky Bear’. Please bring a towel and a change of clothes. We recommend that adults wear older clothes as little ones love to put their hands all over you! 

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 10am - 11am

Ages: 6 months to 18 months

Bookings required - only 1 adult per child’s booking.

Get your moves on! Chess workshop

The Chess School of SA presents a workshop and chess tournament. Players from beginner level to advanced are welcome.

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Ages: 10 years and over

Bookings required.

 

Friday 23 April - World Book Day

‘The Gruffalo’ party!

Join us as we celebrate all things Gruffalo! Hear the stories and create your own Gruffalo.

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 10am - 12noon

Ages: 2 years and over

Bookings required - only 1 adult per child’s booking.

Teen book taster online

Join Josie for a taste of the best books in youth fiction. Access on our Facebook page @Hamracentrelibrary or after the live session via YouTube - Hamra Centre Library. 

Time: 4pm

Ages: 12 years and over

Come and try badminton

Be introduced to the sport of badminton - it’s fun, safe and indoors. In this session you’ll learn a range of skills including serving, overhead hitting and footwork. Make sure you wear comfortable clothing plus flat-soled sneakers and bring a water bottle.

Venue: Badminton SA, 42 Rutland Avenue, Lockleys

Session 1: 5 - 9 years, 10am - 12noon. Bookings required.

Session 2: 10 - 17 years, 12.30pm - 2.30pm. Bookings required.

 

All School Holidays

Drop in craft pack

Drop into the library during the school holidays and pick up a magnet craft to take home! One per child, supplies limited. 

 

Play outdoor foosball and table tennis 

Enjoy the foosball table and table tennis outside the Hamra Centre Library. Free loan equipment available from the library.