ECH events

21 February – 27 March

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ECH and SANFL Walking Footy Term 1

Whether you love footy or are just looking for a fun way to stay active, Walking Footy might be the ideal activity for you. Walking Footy is a fun, modified Australian Rules Football program created for people aged 50 or over.

Played in small teams on a field the size of a basketball court, Walking Footy is a lively, inclusive and safe game with no running, tackling or bumping involved.

Term 2 runs Wednesdays 10am 8 May – 12 June.

Learn more about Walking Footy.

12, 19 & 26 March

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Get Connected Northern Lunch Club

Are you looking for a way to meet new people and enjoy a meal together?

Join our weekly social lunch club in the North, visit a variety of restaurants and try some activities which are consulted and decided by attendees, such as outings, sharing hobbies or listening to guest speakers.

Learn more about Get Connected Northern Lunch Club.

13 March, 26 March, 2 April &9 April

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Tree Stories Project

Are you a budding writer and have a love for nature?

Join storyteller and gatherer Helen Lawry for a four-session exploration of Tree Stories. Helen is a skilled workshop leader who can help you shake the stories from your own memory tree.

This journey includes an excursion to the Botanic Garden and culminates in a tree planting ceremony to be held later in the year.

Learn more about Tree Stories Project workshops.

25 March, 29 April & 27 May

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ECH Garden Activities

Do you enjoy being in gardens and nature? Curious about new topics?

Join us for one or all of our garden activities workshops where you can learn about seeds, Japanese rock gardens and physical healing in the garden.

ECH’s Get Connected programs provide opportunities to learn new skills and build meaningful social connections facilitated by ECH staff and volunteers.

Learn more about ECH Garden Activities workshops.

March – May

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ECH Bus Trips

Want to explore the best of South Australia? Jump on an ECH bus trip and enjoy a variety of tours to exciting destinations across Adelaide and regional areas. Coming up in March, April and
May, we’re visiting Monarto Safari Park, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek, Fleurier Peninsula and the Adelaide Hills.

View all upcoming bus trips.

View all upcoming ECH events.


SA events

1 – 17 March

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Adelaide Festival

The Adelaide Festival is internationally recognised as Australia’s pre-eminent arts festival. The program traverses a striking cross-section of music, theatre, dance, literature and visual art from artists of diverse backgrounds and cultures.

For more information, visit

30 March – 1 April

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Adelaide International Kite Festival

Watch the sky fill with colour, twists and twirls, kites of all shapes and size – when the Adelaide International Kite Festival returns to Semaphore Beach in 2024. This popular family friendly event is held over the Easter long weekend, and is a thrill for all ages. In addition to all the kite flying fun, the foreshore also hosts a bustling marketplace, so there really is something for everyone!

For more information, visit

4 – 7 April

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AFL Gather Round

It’s time to gather ’round, grab your mates and celebrate all things Footy in South Australia. After a sell-out 2023, AFL Gather Round is back April 4-7 for another action-packed weekend – 18 teams, 9 games and one massive festival of footy. Check out the full fixture and start planning your Gather Round trip.

For more information, visit

3 – 12 May

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Tasting Australia

Tasting Australia is one of the country’s longest running eating and drinking festivals, celebrating people, produce and place. Each autumn they invite audiences to step beyond a standard food festival to discover deliciously different experiences that feed their curiosity.

For more information, visit

Posted: March 14, 2024