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Read-a-thon
Romy Daly, January 04th, 2018

Read-a-thon

Summer holidays are without a doubt the best time of year to take some time for yourself and delve into a new novel. Be it fictional, inspired by true events or entirely autobiographical, there is no shortage of great reads at your fingertips at the local Adelaide Hills libraries. “Summer is a time for rest and relaxation which is why reading is a popular activity,” Mount Barker Library librarian Rebecca Jeffree said. “It’s a time to spend reading things... Read Article

Cuddles 4 U
Melina Scarfo, December 28th, 2017

Cuddles 4 U

Distance is no barrier for Warrawong. Let the animals come to you in their new mobile wildlife sanctuary. In anticipation of Warrawong’s re-opening, owners David Cobbold and Narelle MacPherson will bring “edu-tainment” to schools, workplaces and events throughout Adelaide. Warrawong2U is about providing everyone with the opportunity to interact with and learn about Australian wildlife. “It’s about developing an appreciation for Australian wildlife,” David said. “We’re bought up on a diet of foreign animals. We know about lions and elephants... Read Article

Infringement
Romy Daly, December 21st, 2017

Infringement

After the success of the inaugural Stirling Fringe earlier this year it’s no surprise that the event will reappear again in 2018. Doubling in size, the event will feature all of the things that made it so popular in its debut year – artists from around the world, free live music and delicious culinary and drink options. “This year there will be double the shows and double the number of venues with two unique performance tents,” Stirling Fringe publicist... Read Article

Have A Fling
Thomas Luke, December 14th, 2017

Have A Fling

If you’ve been past the Woodhouse Activity Centre lately, you might have noticed a new sight – a disc or two flying through the air, bouncing off trees, or landing in a net. It’s all part of the new frisbee golf course which has been set up in the Hills over the last month, the only course of its kind in the Adelaide area. Much like traditional golf, the aim is to complete each hole with the fewest... Read Article

Berry Time
Melina Scarfo, December 07th, 2017

Berry Time

Strawberry fields around the Hills are flourishing at this time of year with an abundance of juicy, red fruit. Dipped in chocolate, added to your favourite dessert or eaten as a snack, nothing beats locally grown strawberries. The Hills is ideal for growing strawberries, with warm days and cool nights, and the season typically lasts from November to April. Family owned Green Valley Strawberries has been growing the popular fruit in Nairne for the past three decades. The... Read Article

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