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Our local guide to Nature Festival 2020

With a huge program across South Australia, there are so many great ways we can all get involved. So join in the fun 25 September – 4 October.

Local EVENTS in the Port Adelaide area

There has been a flurry of activity as local groups, individuals and organisations have prepared new events and activities to share their love of our local environment with YOU this Nature Festival.

This list has been compiled by volunteers from the Port Environment Centre to showcase the fantastic local events. Use the links below to find out more about each activity and reserve your place. Please let us know of any other Nature Festival events in our region.

This is an opportunity to see local Environment Groups in action and visit businesses and community groups operating in a sustainable way, as well as experiencing the region.

We encourage you to get involved, explore, enjoy and celebrate all things NATURE.

Port Environment Centre has 3 events planned over the next few weeks:

You can view the full Nature Festival Program at

don’t forget to check back here for any last minute additions & make sure you book (as numbers for some things are limited)

Local EVENTS listing

Wed 23 Sept 7pm to 8pm: World of molluscs – Port Environment Centre (or online) – FREE

Fri 25 Sept 6pm to 10pm: Plant Notes – a Live+Local event from Vitalstatistix – Waterside Nile Street – FREE

Fri 25 to Mon 28 Sept: Great Southern Bioblitz – a citizen science project – anytime & anywhere – FREE

Fri 25 Sept 3.30pm to 5pm: Under the Sea – Marine Discovery Centre – $10

Sat 26 Sept 10am to 12pm: Fast Fashion and Sustainable Styling – Parks Library – FREE

Sat 26 Sept 10am to 11.30am: Pollination Sensation (Little Buggers Club) – Bower Cottages – FREE

Sat 26 Sept 11.30am to 12.30pm: Fruit & Vegetable Swap – Bower Cottages – FREE

Sat 26 Sept 12.30pm to 1.30pm: Seed Bank Workshop – Bower Cottages – FREE

Sun 27 Sept various tours 10am to 3pm: Exploring Wara Wayingga Tennyson Dunes – FREE

Sun 27 Sept various activities 11am – 3pm: St Bede’s Community Garden Open Day – Semaphore – FREE

Wed 30 Sept 10am to 11am: Nature Bingo Live – Taperoo Dunes – FREE

Thurs 1 Oct 9.30am to 10.30am: Compost Thursday – Bower Cottages – FREE

Thurs 1 Oct 5.30pm to 6.30pm: Talking History: Kaurna Environment: Plants, Animals, Culture & History (online) – FREE

Sun 4 Oct 9.30am to 11.30am: Coastal Dune Walk Semaphore to Taperoo – FREE

Sun 4 Oct between 11am and 2pm: Port River Alive – Port Adelaide Visitor Info Centre – FREE

Anytime: Life in a Pot – Sarah’s Sister’s Sustainable Cafe – Semaphore – FREE

Anytime: Flowers Like to Dine – Banksia Tree Cafe – Port Adelaide – FREE

Anytime: Herbaceous Life Among the Herbs – Semaphore Pantry – Semaphore – FREE

Anytime: Life Can be Thorny – When Cactus Visit the Port – Drummer Boy Cafe – Port Adelaide – FREE

Anytime: Self Guided Environment Walk – Inner Harbour, Port Adelaide – FREE

Anytime: Outward Expressions of the Beauty Within – Largs Bay Anglican Church – FREE

Anytime: 25 things to notice along the SA Coastline – Nature Play SA guide – FREE

Please check the event links as details may change – current 17 September 2020.

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