2017/18 EVENTS

Friends of the AALBG Guest Speaker Series 

Dates to be advised for 2018

Other Events

COMPETITION - Opens in Term 2 (1st April 2018) with entries due by 6th July 2018

In 2018 Inspiring South Australia's Far North Science Hub will be hosting the "Outback Science Competition". The competition is open to all students from South Australia's Far North (Port Augusta & north). Students from both primary & high school are invited to make a short (3 minutes max) video showing how they have fun with science in their own backyard.  See the attached flyer for all the details. Get involved - it will be lots of fun.

Dates to be advised for 2018 - Kungka Tjuta Painting On-Site       The wonderfully talented women from "Kungka Tjuta" at the Women's Shed, Davenport Community will be painting onsite at Arid Lands Wednesday 29th  November from 10.00am - 12.00 midday. They will be working from under the verandah and would love you to come & see them at work creating their beautiful art. We now proudly stock their art work in our gift shop. Come along & be inspired.

Children's Discovery Walk - FREE and always available

Explore the eremophila garden and discover the hidden rusty animals hiding among the bushes. Start at the Visitor Centre and collect an animal discovery brochure from the gift shop so children can mark off the animals as they find them. Ideal for children aged 2-12 and is a wonderful way for families to explore the garden.

School Holiday Activity Table and Sand Play Table

Every school holidays, including interstate holidays, a free activity table is set up at the Visitor Centre to keep children entertained while parents spend time browsing the gift and plant shop, or enjoying a relaxing coffee in the picturesque cafe. In the plant sales area, children can enjoy sand play and create their own landscapes using natural materials gathered from the garden.

For any event enquiries please call (08) 8641 9116.