Events


MITCHELL PARK NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

The Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Cumbria Court, Mitchell Park, is offering a Bands and Stretch session for interested people. The session will be on Monday 13th January from 1pm-2pm. Bookings are essential. To book go online to: www.eventbrite.com.au or phone Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre on 8375 6804.


SCIWORLD SCIENCE FAIR

Celebrate what is special about Science at the City of Marion Pop Up Science Centre. Explore the Solar System in the Stardome, then see some Fire, Liquid Nitrogen and Explosive Science in the Science Show. Learn something new in one of the Workshops. It will be held at the  Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre, 297 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park on the 17th December. The shows are at 10am-2pm: duration 3 hours. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and bookings, contact the Marion Cultural Centre, Box Office on 8375 6855


CHANNEL 7 NEWS YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARDS

Nominations are now open for the Channel 7 News Young Achiever Awards. The Awards applaud the leadership, vision, excellence and commitment of young people under 29, while highlighting their efforts and success. Sharing their stories can inspire others and provide positive role models for the community. If you are too busy, you can phone the Awards Office on 8132 0753, and pass on the name of the young person that you would like to nominate. Nominations close on Wednesday 18th December, 2019. For more details go online to: www.youngachieverawards.com


CAROLS IN THE CHAPEL

The Willunga Uniting Church is holding its popular Carols in the Chapel on Sunday 2nd December, 2019, at 7.30pm in the Bethany Hall, 33 St Andrews Terrace, Willunga. Contact Jenny 8556 2758 for more details.


NEW YEAR

The Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre, 245 Sturt Road, Sturt, will be celebrating New Year's Eve once again on Tuesday 31st December, from 12pm-2.30pm. Join the celebrations at Cooinda with the theme Tropical Paradise lunch. There will be laughter, a best dressed prize and a tropical game of Bingo, to finish the afternoon. Bookings are essential. To book, ring the Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre on 8375 6703 or go online to: marioncommunityhubs.eventbrite.com.au


CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Go to 8 Bowaka Street, Parkholme on any night until Christmas and see some beautiful Christmas Lights. Get a photo with a real Aussie Santa. Donations are welcome, with all proceeds to go to charities. For any enquiries, contact Michael on 0431 276 350.


ADELAIDE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB

Swing into the New Year as the Adelaide Country Music Club presents Key Country plus Johnny Florence, at the Slovenian Club, La Salle Street, Dudley Park, on Sunday 5th January, 2020. Entertainment will be from 12.30pm-4.30pm. A Light Lunch and Bar facilities are available. There's spacious entertainment and easy access. Doors open at 10.30pm. For more details contact 8258 7110.


NEW PROBUS CLUB

There are plans for a new Probus Club to be set up in Morphett Vale, covering all the neighbouring areas. An interest meeting for potential members is being held on Monday 20th January 2020 from 10.00am till 12 noon, at Woodcroft-Morphett Vale Neighbourhood Centre, 175 Bains Road, Woodcroft. For enquiries, contact Probus South Pacific on 1300 630 488 or email admin@probussouthpacific.org


MARION LADIES VIEW CLUB

The Marion Ladies View Club meets for lunch every third Friday of the month from 11am to 2pm at the Tonsley Hotel, 1274 South Road, Clovelly Park. This is a temporary arrangement until such time the Marion Road renovations are completed. From time to time, guest speakers are invited with interesting topics to discuss. These ladies are a friendly group who are always looking for new members. If you have a spare day in your weekly diary, why not pop along and check it out. VIEW stands for Voice, Interests and Education of Women and is a fundraising arm of the Smith Family, that helps disadvantaged Australian children. For more information, phone Yvette on 0417 887 194.


TEA TREE GULLY UNITING CHURCH

On the first Saturday of each month, commencing on the 1st June, 2019, the Tea Tree Gully Uniting Church will hold the Banksia Markets at 600 Milne Road, Banksia Park between 8am-1pm. Stalls will be inside the hall and in the car park. There will also be a BBQ and Devonshire Teas available. For more information re booking and costs of stall sites, please ring 0448 468 542 or email: markets@ttguc.org.au or facebook: Banksia Markets. The markets will not be held during the month of January.


BLACKWOOD CRAFT MARKET

Blackwood Craft Markets, Memorial Hall, Coromandel Parade, Blackwood, are held on the first Sunday of every month from 10am-3pm. Everyone is welcome, for staff enquiries please phone 0427 410 917.


SOUTH BRIGHTON NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

The South Brighton Neighbourhood Watch meet in the Aciivity Centre, St Joseph's Church, Strathmore Terrace, South Brighton at 7.30pm on every second Wednesday of the month. Everyone is welcome. For all enquiries, please contact John on 0419 829 241.


LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL

If you have spectacles that you no longer use, the Lions Club will collect them for those in need in the Third World. Coast FM, 25 Naldera Street, Glandore has a box ready for you to donate used glasses. Feel free to leave your spectacles in our office between the hours of 9am-4pm, Monday to Thursday and between 9am-2pm on Friday.


BREKKY FOR BLOKES

There will beBrekky For Blokes, offered for men in the community who would like to join in for a friendly and delicious breakfast, on the 2nd and 4th Friday morning every month at 9am. The breakfasts will be held at Side Gate Cafe, in the Marion Church of Christ Building, at Alawoona Avenue, Mitchell Park. Generally 25-30 men from the local community attend and there is room for more. All will be welcomed and no booking is required. For more details ring MarionLife Community Services on 8277 0304.


TROTT PARK AND COOINDA NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

The Trott Park and Cooinda Neighbour Centre are inviting people to learn Italian: Italian Conversation for fun, socialising and travel. The sessions at Trott Park Neighbourhood Centre, 34 Hessing Crescent, Trott Park, will be on Thursdays, commencing on 7th February, from 1pm-2.30pm, and for bookings phone 8387 2074. The sessions at Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre, 245 Sturt Road, Sturt will be on Tuesdays, commencing 5th February, from 12.30pm-2pm. For bookings phone 8375 6703.


ALDINGA SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB

The Aldinga Senior Citizens Club, situated at Valiant Road Corner with Quinliven Road, Aldinga, is inviting people to join in their activities. On Monday there will be Bridge, from 11am-3pm, on Wednesday there will be Pool from 11am-12.30 and inddor Bowls from 1pm-3pm. On Friday there will be Bingo from 7.15pm-10pm. The Bingo sessions are open to non-members. For more detail, contact Richard on 0439 029 641.


TEA TREE GULLY RSL

Come along to the Tea Tree Gully RSL on Memorial Drive, Tea Tree Gully to enjoy Live Jazz, Swing and much more on the first Sunday of each month from 2pm-5pm. Meals are provided from 1pm-3pm. For bookings please contact Anne or Colin on 8396 1112.


THE 50+ ACTIVITY CLUB

The 50+ Activity Club is looking for people over 46 years to join them on Fridays from 10am-3pm at The Hill Recreation Centre, Candy Road, O'Halloran Hill. Activities include table tennis, card and board games, indoor bowls, line dancing with the occasional BBQ and outings. There will also be a choir there. If you are looking for a new interest and want to meet new friends, why not pop along and give it a go. It could be fun and the first two weeks are free. For more details, please contact Linda on 8387 2742.


COMMUNITY GARDEN GLANDORE

On Saturdays and Tuesdays, at the Glandore Community Centre, 25 Naldera Street, Glandore, Cafe 25 will be selling assorted tomato seedlings as a fundraiser, from 9am-12midday. There will be other seedlings available at the Glandore Office Reception, including strawberries, chillies, capsicum and more. For more information ring the Glandore Community Centre on 7420 6400.


BREAD TAGS FOR WHEELCHAIRS

If you have any Bread Tags, Breadtags for Wheelchairs, has been recycling bread tags in South Africa since 2006, and they currently collect 500kg/month, which funds 2-3 wheelchairs. They are now collecting in Australia. Save your bread tags and drop them off at one of the collection points. You may ask family, friends, schools, and local cafes to help. You may contact them for signage, finding your local collection point, or host a collection point. For more information go to: breadtagsforwheelchairs.com.za


CARING FRIENDS

A support group, Caring Friends, is inviting adults, who have experienced loss or loneliness, to their friendly environment, sharing morning tea, activities, entertainment, and a fun bus trip. Meetings are held at the Institute Hall, 53 West Parkway, Colonel Light, at 10am every Friday. For more information, phone Lyn on 8179 5697 or Marion 8276 5485.


HALLETT COVE SENIORS

Join the Hallett Cove Seniors each Wednesday from 10am at Historic Perry Barr Farm, Quailo Avenue, Hallett Cove, off Barramundi Drive. Enjoy games, excursions, dining and much more. Morning tea will be provided. For enquiries ring Ray on 0448 780 641.



PROBUS CLUB OF BLACKWOOD

If you are retired, semi-retired and looking for a social gathering, join the Probus Club of Blackwood that meets the first Thursday of every month. The informal and friendly get together meets at the rear of the Masonic Lodge, on Main Road, Blackwood, at 9.30am. Events during the year, include a picnic, mid-year lunches and a feast for Christmas. Wives and partners are invited. For more details, phone Norm Johnson on 8178 2653.


MITCHELL PARK NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

Come along to Wacky Wednesday at Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Cumbria Court, Mitchell Park, every Wednesday from 11am-2.30pm. You can join in a fun loving group of seniors, who meet weekly for lunch, and a range of activities including guest speakers, theme days and outings. For bookings phone Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre, on 8375 6804.


TREES FOR LIFE

The Trees for Life group would like you to grow seedlings. Growing native seedlings can be a rewarding and practical way to help South Australia's environment. Trees for Life will provide everything you will need to successfully grow seedlimgs, and offer free training workshops for new growers. All you need is time, a little water, space, sun and lots of care. Volunteer grower registrations close on 9th September. For more details ring, Trees For Life on 8406 0500 or email: info@treesforlife.org.au


SEATON PARK RSL

If friendly games interest you, then head over to the Seaton Park RSL, Tapleys Hill Road, Seaton on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at 7pm. The car park entrance is at the rear of the RSL. For more details on joing this very friendly group of card players, please phone Judy on 8356 8740


LIONS BARGAIN CENTRE

The Lions Bargain Centre located at 6 Tweeddale Avenue, South Brighton is open for business on Sundays and Thursdays from 10am-1pm. There are many items of all descriptions for sale such as furniture, electrical goods, bric-a-brac, tools, books, golf balls and tennis balls. If it is a bargain you are looking for, and have a morning to spare, pop along to the Lions Bargain Shed, and have a browse.


ENFIELD FRIENDSHIP CLUB

The Enfield Friendship Club is always looking for members and volunteers. Meetings are held every second Friday from 11am-2.30pm at the Clearview Community Hall, 11 Clearview Crescent, Clearview. What a great opportunity to meet new people and enjoy the many organised club activities for games, music and outings. For more details please phone Garry on 0424 987 009.


LIONS CLUB OF NOARLUNGA MORPHETT VALE

The Lions Club of Noarlunga, Morphett Vale conducts Garage Sales on the third Saturday of every month. These sales are always held at the Lions Shed, situated at the corner of Brian and Lindsay Roads, Lonsdale from 9am-12noon. There are a variety of items to buy, such as, furniture, kitchen items, household goods, books, tools and lots more at cheap prices. For more details ring Petra on 8358 1393 or mobile 0438 816 067


HOBBY ELECTRONICS GROUP

The Reynella Neighbourhood Centre has a Hobby Electronics Group that meets every Tuesday, 1pm-3pm, 164