Get with the Program September - October 2021

Published on 15 September 2021

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Check out the range of activities available during the winter school holidays. Registrations open at 10am on Monday 20 September 2021. Make sure you also complete the consent form if you are aged over 10.
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Saturday 25 September 

Skate Park Leagues - West Beach competition

After April’s event had to be postponed, YMCA’s Skate Park League is back! Get down to the West Beach Skate Park and compete in skate, scooter or BMX heats.

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 register early online at skateparkleagues.com/skatepark-leagues/registration/

 

Monday 27 September

Upcycled jewellery with Saskia and Shadow - presented by Slow Fashion September

In this session you will see how to create bright and unique pieces of jewellery using wool, beads, cardboard and upcycled items found in op shops.

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

Session 1: 10am - 11.30am, ages 4 - 8 years. Bookings required. 

Session 2: 1pm - 2.30pm, ages 8 - 12 years. Bookings required.

 

Learn to play Luminous Ages

Learn to play the game Luminous Ages with the creator, Anthony Christou! Luminous Ages is a collectible card game with multiple ways to play, making it accessible to all levels of players. If you love games like Pokemon, Magic: The Gathering or Yugioh you will enjoy this epic game too. Copies of the original board game ‘Dragon Mode’ and other merchandise will be available to purchase.

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

Time: 1pm - 3pm.

Ages: 10 and over.

No bookings required.

 

Tuesday 28 September

Library in the park

Join Mel and Derek for an alfresco library experience! Visit the Mobile Library to borrow some great books, listen to some stories, stay for a play and grab a coffee!

Venue: Mile End Common, Corner Victoria Street and Bagshaw Way, Mile End.

Time: 10.30am - 12noon

Ages: All ages

No bookings required. 

 

Wednesday 29 September

Story Trove - presented by Slow Fashion September

In Story Trove, kids can take part in a body-based, creative drama play relating to sustainability, recycling and fashion. 

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Session 1: 11am - 11.40am, ages 5 - 8 years. Bookings required.

Session 2: 1pm - 1.40pm, ages 9 - 13 years. Bookings required.

 

Come and try cricket

Come and try junior cricket at the Phantoms Cricket Club at their new venue at Camden Oval. For more information about the Phantoms Cricket Club, visit phantomscricketclub.com

Venue: Camden Oval, Saratoga Drive, Novar Gardens

Times:  12.30pm - 1.30pm, 5 - 7 years. Bookings required. 

             12.30pm - 2.30pm, 8 - 14 years. Bookings required. 

 

Thursday 30 September

Sunflower seed bombs

Learn to use clay, soil and seeds to make a sunflower seed bomb to throw in the garden or plant in a pot. After watering, the seeds in the bomb will germinate and grow into sunflowers.

Venue: Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 11am - 12noon.

Ages: 4 - 12 years.

Bookings required.

 

Friday 1 October

Judo 4 kids

Come and try judo and learn skills like falling safely, agility, balance and coordination through games and play. Judo has a strong ethical framework that teaches children about safety, agility, discipline, friendship and respect.

Venue: Adelaide University Thebarton Sports Centre, Building 5, Winwood Street, Thebarton.

Session 1: 10am - 11am, ages 6 - 9. Bookings required.

Session 2: 11.30am - 12.30pm, ages 10 - 12. Bookings required. 

 

iPad investigators

Join Tenille from our digital literacy team and discover some great new apps on iPads and Android tablets. Explore a mix of fun and educational apps including including Scratch Jr, Duolingo, Duplo World, Khan Academy , Thinkrolls and more! 

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

Session 1: 1pm - 1.45pm, ages 4 - 6. Bookings required. 

Session 2: 2.15pm - 3pm, ages 7 - 9. Bookings required. 

 

Monday 4 October

PUBLIC HOLIDAY - No activities

 

Tuesday 5 October

Come and try squash at Rackets and Strings

Come and try squash in a fun environment with coaching for juniors of all abilities. Eyewear, racquets and balls will all be provided. Please bring a water bottle, sports clothes and non-marking shoes.

Venue: Rackets & Strings, 139A Henley Beach Road, Mile End.

Time: 9am - 12noon.

Ages: 6 - 13 years.

Bookings required.

 

Make and play music with a cardboard guitar

Discover how to turn a piece of cardboard into a working guitar using The Makey Makey -  an electronic invention kit for all ages. You will work in a team of two, so book in with a friend!

Venue: Learning Centre, Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Session 1: 1.30pm - 2.30pm, ages 6 - 10 years. Bookings required. 

Session 2: 3pm - 4pm, ages 6 - 10 years. Bookings required. 

 

Wednesday 6 October

Come and try squash at Rackets and Strings

Come and try squash in a fun environment with coaching for juniors of all abilities. Eyewear, racquets and balls will all be provided. Please bring a water bottle, sports clothes and non-marking shoes.

Venue: Rackets & Strings, 139A Henley Beach Road, Mile End.

Time: 9am - 12noon.

Ages: 6 - 13 years.

Bookings required.

 

Recycled artworks

Join us for a recycled magazine art workshop. Team members from Bunnings will lead a creative hands-on workshop showing how to recycle magazines into paper flowers and then create a picture to hang at home.

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 10.30am - 11.30am.

Ages: 5 and over.

Bookings required.

 

Thursday 7 October

Come and try bouldering with Adelaide’s Bouldering Club

Stretch your muscles, learn a new sport and meet new friends. Club members will provide training and support to help you learn the techniques of bouldering. Visit www.aboulderclub.com for more details about Adelaide’s Bouldering Club.

Venue: Adelaide’s Bouldering Club, 10 Ware St, Thebarton.

Ages: 5 - 17 years.

Time: 10am - 12noon.

Bookings required.

 

Friday 8 October

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.

Time: 10am - 12noon.

Ages: 7 - 12 years.

Bookings required.

 

The Science Show - presented by Mobile Science Education

The Science Show features plenty to do, see and hear with fun demonstrations that explain how things work in the world around us.

Venue: West Torrens Auditorium, Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

Time: 1.30pm - 2.30pm.

Ages: 5 - 10 years

No bookings required.

 

Throughout the holidays

Mayors for Peace art competition for children

The Mayors for Peace Association is hosting an art competition for children and teenagers to promote peace education. This year’s theme is ‘peaceful towns’. Young people aged between 6 and 15 are eligible to enter. The competition has two age categories: 6 to 10 year olds and 11 to 15 year olds. Winning artworks will be printed on folders to promote peace education at international Mayors for Peace events.

Original drawings and paintings measuring 257mm x 364mm will be accepted. Entries close on 22 October 2021. Deliver completed artworks to the Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.

For the application form and guidelines, go to westtorrens.sa.gov.au/News-articles/Mayors-for-Peace-art-competition-for-children