THE SOCIETY OF SAINT HILARION INC
The Society of St Hilarion will be holding a Rock and Roll Dinner Dance on Saturday 1st April, at the Thebarton Community Centre located on the corner of Ashwin Parade and South Road, Torrensville. There will be a 4 course dinner at 6.30pm, with live music by Cool Rockin' Daddy from 8pm-midnight. All proceeds of the evening will go towards specific projects in purchasing new specialised health and medical equipment for the benefit of residents of The Society of Saint Hilarion, Aged Care Facilities. For futher details re cost/bookings ring 0455 063 628 or visit website: www.sainthilarion.asn.au
LARGS BAY RSL INAUGURAL RSL BOWLING CHALLENGE
The Largs Bay RSL is holding its Inaugural RSL Lawn Bowling Challenge to raise money for Operation K9. The program breeds and trains dogs to assist veterans with Post Traumatic Stress. The event is on Sunday 2nd April at Semaphore Bowling Club. There will be fantastic raffle prizes and a silent auction on the day. We are also launching the Operation K9 Fundraising Port. Spectators are welcome. For more details ring Joan on 0422 968 452
ADELAIDE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB
The Slovenian Club, La Salle Street, Dudley Park, will present Country Music from 12.30pm-4.30pm. Graeme Hugo, backed by Tru Country, will be performing. This is a great venue, with ample parking, a spacious entertainment area, easy access with bar facilities and a light lunch. Bring some friends and enjoy some good music.
WHERE ARE MY FILES?
If you spend time in front of your computer trying to work out where the computer stores files, this may be the course for you. This course at the Glandore Community Centre, 25 Naldera Street, Glandore, will include the different types of programs, internal data and software and good computer housekeeping. The course will run from Wednesday 8th March to 5th April from 1.30pm-3.30pm. For more details ring 8371 1139.
NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM
The National Motor Museum at Birdwood is getting ready for the annual family fun day at this year's Rock and Roll Rendezvous, being held on Sunday 9th April from 10am-5pm. Everyone is welcome to join fellow retro party lovers to relive the best of the 50s and 60s with live music, dance, fashion, cars and bikes. Buddy in Concert featuring Scott Buddy Cameron will be there to entertain with four great local bands, and 100s of vehicles from the Rock and Roll era. All happening at the National Motor Museum, Shannon Street, Birdwood.
ADELAIDE EISTEDDFOD ENTRIES
Entries to the 2017 Adelaide Eisteddfod are now open until April 13th. More than $30,000 is being offered with competitions in 11 divisions, beginning in June. Categories include Choral, Vocal, Piano, Strings, Guitar, Flute, Recorder, Woodwind, Brass, Ensemble Event and Concerto. The competitions give competitors valuable experience in appearing before live audiences, as well as being assessed by accomplished and independent adjudicators. Information about the Adelaide Eisteddfod is available at www.stardom.com.au or the Secretary, Brenda, on 8366 6531.
MARKET FAIR EXTRAVAGANZA
On Sunday 9th April from 10am-3pm, there will be a market fair, at the Western Hospital Car Park, 168 Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach. There will be lots to see and do, from craft stalls, homewares, pictures and photography, gifts, children's games, gourmet home produce, raffle prizes, live music, sausage sizzle, tea, coffee and scones. This extravaganza is hosted by the Friends of Western Hospital Association Inc.
SOUTHERN COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB
The Dave Verral Band, with guest artist, Joe Musico, will be at the Clovelly Park Community Centre, 16 York Avenue Clovelly Park, on Sunday 9th April. Doors open at 11.30am, with entertainment from 1pm-5pm. There's a BBQ from 12 noon to 1.45pm, with sandwiches, cake, scones, tea, coffee, BYO and bar facilities are available with raffles And lucky envelopes. For more details phone Sandy on 8358 0014.
PUPPET SHOW FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
Join Pico from Pico's Puppet Palace, a world traveller, to hear amazing adventures and tales. This year, Pico is going beneath the ocean to discover a beautiful world of sea creatures. It will be a fun and interactive show with live music at 10.30am, at the Mitcham Library on Wednesday 19th April, 154 Belair Road, Hawthorn and at the Blackwood Library, 215 Main Road, Blackwood at 10.30am on Thursday 27th April. The show runs for 40 minutes and for bookings phone Mitcham Library on 8372 8244 or Blackwood Library on 8372 8255.
FUN ACTIVITIES FOR THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
The Blackwoood Library at 215 Main Road, Blackwood is offering Henna Hand Decoration and decorating a wooden candle holder on Friday 21st April from 11am to 1pm, and also at the Mitcham Library, 154 Belair Road, Hawthorn on Thursday 27th April, from 1pm to 3pm. For bookings at these craft activities, phone the Mitcham Library on 8372 8244 or Blackwood Library on 8372 8255.
SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN
The Mitcham Library, 154 Belair Road Hawthorn, will be having an Interactive Music Show for children aged 2 to 8 years on Saturday 29th April at 2pm. For children aged 5 to 12 years, the Blackwood Library at 215 Main Road, Blackwood, is offering a Drawing Workshop to learn how to draw coral reefs and oceans from 2pm-2.45pm, on Thursday 20th April, and at the Mitcham Library, on Wednesday 26th April. For bookings phone the Mitcham Library on 8372 8244 or the Blackwood Library on 8372 8255
JACK WASS LEGACY SHOW
The popular fundraising concert, The Jack Wass Legacy Show, returns to the Blackwood Memorial Hall, 21 Coromandel Parade, Blackwood, on Sunday 30th April. A matinee will be held at 3pm and an evening show at 6.30pm. The show features local talent, the Shoo Shoo Mammas and Ellington's Heirs with music generally from the World War 2 Era. For more details ring Heath on 0419 843 745 or online: trybooking.com
The Make A Wish Australia will be hosting their Gala Ball, at The Adelaide Convention Centre, on Saturday 26th May from 6.30pm. There will be a Cocktail Reception from 6.30 pm, featuring entertainment by Hypnotist Issac Lomman, and music by the Cast and DJ Morgen Wynn. Corporate tables include your logo on screen during the evening, mention of your Company name by the MC and your logo on the centrepiece. For more details go to: makeawish.org.au
KADINA DANCE EVENT
Ther will be a very cool dance at the Kadina Town Hall, during the Kernewek Lowender Festival, on Saturday 20th May, featuring The Coasters Rock and Roll Club, of the Copper Coast. The event known as The Cadillacs Rock The Kernewek will be held the evening before, with the Classic Cavalcade of cars, which also presents the Legends of Rock and Roll Dancers and Band, at the Kadina Oval. For more details call Lynlee on 0488 522 111.
REYNELLA NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE
The Reynella Neighbourhood Centre will be holding a Quiz Night on Friday 26th May from 7pm for a 7.30pm start. The Centre is located at 164 to 170 Old South Road, Old Reynella. There will be great prizes to be won. BYO drinks and nibbles, and tea and coffee will be provided. For more details ring Jem on 8322 3591.
LIFE WITHOUT BARRIERS
Life Without Barriers seek Foster Carers to welcome a child permanently into their home to show them compassion, to help the grow, give them opportunities and to give the a new family. You will have 24 hour support and help, so you will not be alone. To contact Life Without Barriers visit: Iwb.org.au or ring 8415 6900.
THE ACH GROUP
The ACH Group is inviting new members to assist in their efforts to look after older people in our community, and to devise new ways to promote their activities. ACH Group's social activities offer opportunities for the aged community to get out and discover new interests. There are a range of social activities each day, from Monday to Saturday. Trasnsport is available on request for people living with dementia or for people who may require help with mobility. If the ACH Group for older people sounds like you, then please give them a call on 1300 224 477.
The Friendship Cafe
If you would like to un-wind and relax in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere, the Friendship Cafe at St Andrews By The Sea, UnitingChurch, 92 Jetty Road, Glenelg is the place where a simple sandwich, freshly baked scones, apple pie and a cup of tea could tempt you. The cafe aims to offer hospitality with a meal, and profits go towards supporting the disadvantaged in the wider community, in conjunction with Community Aid Programs and similar projects. This cafe has been run by volunteers since 1965 and opens Tuesday from 11am to 1pm. If you would like to volunteer making sandwiches or waiting tables, please phone Jennifer on 8294 4706.
BRITISH WORKINGMENS CLUB
Karaoke at the British! Every Sunday come along to Karaoke at the British Workingmens Club from 4pm to 8pm, with hosts Lindy and Marty Holmes. There will be drinks specials on the day with coffee, meals and snacks available. The British Workingmens Club is located at 11 Davis Street, Wingfield just past South Road and Grand Junction intersection.
NATIONAL CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
The National Cancer Research Foundation supports research into various diseases for example, Children's Cancers, Breast, Ovarian, Prostate, Lung and Pancreatic Cancers. You can help by making a donation to The National Cancer Research Foundation at POB 881, North Adelaide, 5006 or phoning 8267 6700 to chat to a customer service call centre staff member. Your support would be greatly appreciated with donations being forwarded directly to local hospitals to continue this lifesaving research into cancer.
Al-Anon, Al-Ateen Family Groups provide fellowship for relatives and friends of alcoholics. Groups meet anonymously and share their experience while providing strength, support and hope to each other. There is only one requirement for membership, and that is you have been affected by someone else's drinking. Al-Anon, a separate fellowship from Alcoholics Anonymous, is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions adapted from AA. Their office at Harmer House, 5 Leigh Street, has literature available. For further information about Al-Anon telephone 8231 2959 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out their website at alanon.cjb.net.
NATIONAL SENIORS BRIGHTON
The Brighton Branch of National Seniors meet from 10am to midday on the third Tuesday of each month at the Lighthose Community Church, 26 Jetty Road Brighton. National Seniors Australia strive to improve seniors' lives by making the Powers That Be and the general community aware of the needs of seniors. Morning Tea is available. General business is discussed and guest speakers are provided at times. There is an option for lunch after each meeting. All are welcome. Bookings are essential so contact Graham on 8296 7646. Information about National Seniors Australia is available on the internet: www.nationalseniorsaustralia.com.au
LIONS AUSTRALIA UPDATED
The Lions Club of Edwardstown is currently providing toiletry care packs to those Sleeping Rough in our community, and need help collecting items. Travel sized items are ideal eg tooth paste, shampoo, conditioner, soap, razor, tissues, comb and deodorant. It is a great opportunity to clean out the bathroom cupboard and donate to those in need. Items must be unopened. Items can be dropped off to the Station or you can phone 8374 4539.
WEIGHT WATCHERS CLUB CHRISTIE DOWNS
Lose weight, maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve your goals by joining the Weight Watchers Club. Meetings are held on Friday at 10.15am at the corner of Peregrine and Flaxmill Roads, Chrisie Downs. New members are more than welcome. For more information phone 8384 4482 or 0402 425 944.
SA WEIGHT WATCHERS ASSOCIATION
South Australian Weight Watchers Association meetings are held at Sparrow Hall 13th Avenue, Woodville North every Wednesday at 8.30am. It is a meet and greet, plus weigh in done behind a privacy screen followed by the meeting. Guest speakers are occasionally invited for a discussion on a variety of topics. This association has a friendly, supportive group ranging in age between mid 20's to over 70's. Guest speakers are occasionally invited.
TECHNICAL AID TO THE DISABLED SA INC
Do you struggle with day to day activities due to a disability or ageing? Technical Aid to the Disabled is a state-wide charity which utilises the skills, time and facility of technical volunteers to design, build or modify equipment that is not readily available for people with disabilities. If you think we can help or you need more information ring 8261 2922 or visit the website www.tadsa.org.au
STAMPS FOR CHARITY
Do you have any used postage stamps? The Church of Christ in Nairne, SA is collecting used postage stamps to raise funds for overseas aid. At present they are raising money to build homes in New Hebrides and would really appreciate as many stamps as possible to be sent to them. Send your used stamps to Heather, PO Box 39, Nairne, SA, 5252.
GLANDORE COMMUNITY CENTRE
The Glandore Community Centre, 25 Naldera Street, Glandore, is offering an on-going Filoxenia Greek Elders and Careers Social Program from 10am to 1pm, every two weeks, on a Thursday. This program is for Greek speaking people living in the Southern areas, who would like to meet new friends. Lunches, various activities and outings are organised. For more details ring 8245 5561.
Australian Red Cross Baby Seats
Australia Red Cross Baby Seats is an organisation that provides low cost child restraint, fitting and hire services to South Australian parents. This organisation is always looking for volunteer child seat fitters to assist at their Mile End store. If you are looking to volunteer in a fantastic team atmosphere, this is your opportunity to make enquiries. Phone 0421 692 531 for further information.
Blackwood Craft Market
The Blackwood Craft Market is held on the first Sunday of every month at Memorial Hall Coromandel Parade, Blackwood from 10am - 3pm. Admission is free. The market days begin on Sunday 5th February, 2017. New stall enquiries to Kerrie on 0427 410 917.
Para Singles Social Club
Are you looking to meet new people, do you enjoy a night out and do you enjoy dancing? If so, come on down to Para Singles Social Club every Tuesday night from 7.30pm-10.30pm in the Para Hills Library on Wilkinson Road at Para Hills. Please bring a plate of supper to share. The Club has live music, theme nights, bus trips and pizza nights that are always a lot of fun. For information on ticket prices please phone 8250 6158.
Aldinga Bay Bowling Club
Come and try bowling at Aldinga Bay Bowling Club. All interested men, women, and young folk are invited and encouraged to visit our small, friendly and licenced club, situated in the Sports Complex at Port Road, Aldinga. New players are offered introductory coaching and complimentary bowls are available to use for practice. First class bowling greens are available and the club is open every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 1pm, with many social and competitive bowling activities on offer for active bowlers, as well as learners. For more information ring 8557 7467 or 0409 582 489.
HAHNDORF INTERIM ANIMAL SHELTER
The Hahndorf Interim Animal Shelter is urgently seeking donations for good quality dog and cat food. The Shelter is run by wonderful volunteers who are caring for approximately 30 dogs and 60 cats: we would love to find homes for these beautiful animals. The Shelter is located at 60 Martin Road, Hahndorf. If you can help with cat or dog food or donations, please phone 8388 7514.
POWERBLADES DRAGON BOAT RACING CLUB
Powerblades Dragon Boat Racing Club is conducting free Come and Try sessions for anyone between 13 and 95, who would like to try this activity. Dragon Boat Racing promotes physical and mental health, wellness and fitness, and can be ideal for people who have foot or knee injuries, which limits activity in other sports. The venue is the West Lake Canoe Club, on the corner of old Port Road and Bower Road, West Lake. The entrance is just past the bend. Wear layered old clothes, a hat, sunnies and sunscreen. Take a plastic water bottle, a towel and a change of clothes. For bookings or enquiries contact Andy on 0448 228 874.
GLANDORE COMMUNITY CENTRE: CON TE PROGRAM
The Glandore Community Centre at 25 Naldera Street, Glandore, combined with the City of Marion and Bene Aged Care, is offering a service for the Italian Community living in Marion. The Con Te Program offers a range of activities and social interaction, to assist elderly Italians with their independence at home. The program is weekly each Wednesday, from 11am-3pm at the Glandore Community Centre. This is a chance to meet, enjoy the company of new friends and eat a meal, in a friendly and welcoming environment. For booking ring 8424 6000.
MITCHELL PARK NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE
Blokes Time Out! How many blokes have some free time and would like to meet and chat with other retired men in your area? If so, why not pop along to Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre, at 1 Cumbria Court, Mitchell Park, each Thursday from 9.30am to 12 noon. Share stories, make new friends and enjoy a BBQ Brunch. Bookings essential. For further information ring 8375 6804
Hallett Cove Over 50s
The Hallett Cove Over 50s Travel and Social Club will be holding an afternoon of entertainment on the 1st Friday of every month except January. The club starts at 1.30pm but would like it if you got there for 1.00pm. Every month entertainment will be by guest artists and groups, followed by afternoon tea. What a great opportunity to meet new friends. For more information contact Jim on 0457 236 340 or Margaret on 8387 0352.
Devonshire Tea: Kingston Historic House
Kingston Historic House, 5 Cameron Avenue, Kingston Park, is open for Devonshire Tea this Sunday and every Sunday from 2.30 - 4.30pm. Freshly baked scones served with lashings of jam and cream are available, with your choice of tea and coffee. If weather is fine, courtyard tables are available, but for those cooler days, sit close to the warm, open fire. Phone 8358 1666 for bookings.
Para Singles Social Club
If you are looking to meet new people and have a fun night then come along to the Para Singles Social Club in the Para Hills Library Building on Wilkinson Road at Para Hills every Tuesday night from 7.30pm to 11.00pm. Please bring along a plate of supper to share. There are also theme nights, bus trips and pizza nights that are a lot of fun.
The Fleurieu Harmony Chorus is a non-profit group of mostly retired gentlemen, who love singing a four part harmony in the barbershop style. This group entertains at community venues, retirement villages, nursing homes and undertakes fund raising at various markets and public events. New members are welcomed. Meetings are held every Friday at 9.15 am at the Lifecare Community Hall, Pridham Boulevard, Aldinga Beach opposite the shopping centre. For further information look at their website at www.fleurieuharmony.org or contact Ron on 5557 7271. For bookings ring Gordon on 8552 2905
The Walkerville Mens Probus Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Walkerville Town Hall at 66 Walkerville Terrace. All very welcome. Why not pop along and enjoy a morning of fellowship and learn all about the club. Enquiries can be made by ringing 8344 6019
Wacky Wednesday at the Mitchell Park Neighbourhood
Wacky Wednesday is a senior social group that offers laughter, fun and friendship. Each week there are planned activities, guest speakers and flexi fitness sessions while enjoying a home cooked lunch. Every Wednesday from 11.00am to 2.30pm at the Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre, Cumbria Court, Mitchell Park. For more info call 8375 6804
Stamps for Charity
Do you have any used postage stamps? The Church of Christ in Nairne, SA is collecting used postage stamps to raise funds for overseas aid. At present they are raising money to build houses in New Hebrides and would really appreciate as many stamps as possible be sent to them. Send your used stamps to Heather Sowerby, PO Box 39 Nairne, SA 5252
Vinnies Need Furniture
Vinnies (St Vincent de Paul Society) is experiencing a shortage of good quality furniture and is seeking donations of these items. They are in need of kitchen and dining tables, chairs, dressing tables, longes, bedroom furniture, wardrobes and coffee tables. Vinnies provide support to needy families and welcomes donations of goods. Donations can be made in store or by calling 8112 8777
St Peters Rotary Club Jumble Sale
The Rotary Club of St Peters hold a Jumble Sale at Linde Reserve, just across Payneham Road from the St Peters Town Hall and behind the Catholic Church, every Saturday from 8.30am to 12 Noon. Preloved goods such as clothing, music, homewares, electrical goods, toys, books and tools will be traded. You can get egg and bacon rolls and coffee for breakfast or brunch. This event is child and dog friendly. There is a regular group who walk their dogs around the park before breakfast.
Southern Hospice Friends
If you have lost a loved one then you are not alone... Southern Hospice Friends exists to provide ongoing care and support to any bereaved person. They meet every Friday morning at 10.00am at the Colonel Light Gardens Institute, 55 West Parkway, Colonel Light Gardens. Come along for a coffee or tea, a short meeting and enjoy Bingo, Guest Speakers, Competitions, Luncheons and fun Bus Trips. For more information phone Helen on 0459 047 058 or Google Southern Hospice Friends Inc
ARPA Radio Players
The ARPA Radio Players are a group of retired persons who get together every week to prepare short radio plays for performances during the year for various social groups. They are keen to attract more members and you would really enjoy the warm atmosphere within the group. No previous experience is needed and scripts are read so no need to learn lines. Rehearsals are held at 10.00am every Monday at the Thebarton Church of Christ ( next to the Thebarton Theatre ) on Henley Beach Road. If you are interested just turn up at the rehearsal time or ring Mary on 8443 6018 for more details. Have fun, learn new skills and be active in your community... ARPA - Australian Retired Persons Association
Friendly Card Games
For a friendly game of Canasta and other card games head down to the West Lakes Sports and Community Centre on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at 7.00pm. The card playing group has been meeting for a few years now but is keen to attract more players who would be most welcome. For information call 0404 383 545...
Community Meals with Marion Life
Marion Life Community Services provide a community meal and all are welcome. Enjoy a delicious 2 course meal for a small donation and get to meet new people.The Community Meal is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday evening of each month between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. No booking is required just get along to the Marion Church of Christ main auditorium, corner of Marion Road and Allawoona Avenue. Enter off Allawoona Avenue. Call 8277 0304 for more info.
Stirling Market Inc hold a monthly market on every 4th Sunday of the month at Druids Avenue, Stirling from 10.00am to 4.00pm. All profits go to the Adelaide Hills Communities.
Glynde Lutheran Church Monthly Market
On the 4th Saturday of every month the Glynde Lutheran Church invite you to their Market in the Church grounds at 15 Glynburn Road, Glynde. Stalls include Craft, Bric a Brac, Jewellery, Dolls, Cakes and much more. Devonshire Teas and a Sausage Sizzle will also be available. For more info call Diane 0n 8266 2798 or 0416 113 451
Seaford Meadows Scouts Community Market
The Seaford Meadows Scout Group holds a Community Market on the 1st Sunday of the month at Railway Road, Seaford Meadows.The Scout Group hosts a Community Garden and sell fresh grown vegetables straight from the garden, fresh picked as you ask for it. They also have stalls of fresh fruit and vegetables from the Virginia area, fragrant hand made candles, beautiful linen, hand crafted woodwork and hand made cards. There is also bric-a-brac and of course a Sausage Sizzle.
Retirees Friendship Club
Residents of Parkholme, Ascot Park, Edwardstown and surrounding areas........Would you like to meet up with other retirees for coffee and a chat then give Val a call on 8374 4737. Meetings are held at the Parkholme Community Hall at 638 Marion Road, Parkholme.
Rotary Club Giant Book Sale
Every Saturday the Rotary Club of Adelaide West open the Giant Book Sale to the public at the Arthritis SA offices at 118 Richmond Road, Marleston between 8.30am and 12.30pm. Thousands of books for all ages at reasonable prices. Donations of books are also welcomed and can be dropped in on Book Sale days or to the Arthritis SA Reception during office hours Monday to Friday.
Calling for community events
Coast FM is looking for events happening in our community. Please let us know of any upcoming events and we will promote them on this site.
Contact us on 8371 5887, or fax 8371 5899 or email email@example.com