GROUND TO TABLE : COMMUNITY LUNCHES
Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for a delicious two course meal featuring fresh seasonal produce
First one: Tuesday 6th March at 12pm
* A donation by those not in receipt of a Health Care Card would be appreciated.
GOOD LIFE SERIES
AT THE MOUNT BARKER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
A SERIES OF TALKS WITH ADVICE AND TIPS ON HOW TO LIVE THE GOOD LIFE ….
• Good for you
• Good for your family
• Good for the environment
Tuesday 20 March 6.30-8.30pm – Pip Williams
(One Italian Summer: across the world and back in search of the good life)
Tuesday 10 April 6.30-8.30pm – Belinda Brown
(Kimchi Workshop – the benefits of fermented vegetables)
Tickets $10 each - at the library (cash only)
Tea, coffee and cakes provided
FREE GREEN WASTE DUMPING
Adelaide Hills Council residents can drop off green waste for free on these dates over the next few months.
Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre, 32 Scott Creek Road, Heathfield
March 18 and 19, April 21, May 19
Woodside Council Depot, 10 Tiers Road, Woodside
March 16 and 17, April 21 and 22, May 19
Gumeracha Council Depot, 5 John Fisher Rd, Gumeracha
March 17, April 21 and 22, May 20
All waste days will run between 9am and 4pm.
For more information contact Adelaide Hills Council on 8408 0400 or check out their website.
MEADOWS EASTER FAIR
Come along to the Meadows Easter Fair!
Enjoy 100 stalls, both indoors and outdoors, with craft, collectables, produce, plants, bulbs, plus a wide variety of food and refreshments.
And for the kids: native animal nursery, face painting, jumping castle.
Free admission, free disabled parking.
From Friday March 30th to Monday April 2nd - 9am to 4pm
at the Meadows Memorial Hall.
Further details at www.meadowseasterfair.com.au
Mt Pleasant Easter Twilight Farmer's Market
Load up with goodies for your Easter weekend at the Mount Pleasant Easter Twilight Farmers Market on
Thursday 29th March
Open 5pm – 9pm
at the Mt Pleasant Showgrounds on Melrose Street at Mt Pleasant
For more information visit www.mpfm.org.au or check out their facebook page.
BLUE LIGHT POOL PARTY
For: Ages 10 – 16 years
When: Friday 23rd March from 6-8pm
Where: Strathalbyn Swimming Pool
18m dual racer inflatable / DJ Roxy / games and prizes
Tickets $10 available now from Strathalbyn Pool – pre-purchase encouraged to avoid missing out!!
Police supervised lock in event
Parents to drop off and pick up at the door
Doors open at 5.45pm for safety swim before inflatables use
More information: 8536 2559
Kiwanis Second Hand Book Shop
The Kiwanis Club of the Adelaide Hills has opened a second-hand Book Shop in Mt Barker.
Where: 4 Albert Place (behind Dan Murphy’s)
Opening Hours: Wednesday – Friday 10am – 4pm, Saturday 10am – 1pm
There is a wide range of affordable fiction and non-fiction books as well as DVDs, CDs and magazines.
Donations of pre-loved books are gratefully accepted during business hours.
All money raised supports the local community.
St Mark's Lutheran School Community Fete
St. Mark’s Lutheran School Mount Barker are holding their
Community Fete on Saturday April 7th 10am-3pm.
Come and taste the variety of different foods, browse the stalls, and enjoy the live entertainment.
There’s plenty of activities, including face painting, Lego exhibition, class game stalls, raffles,
competitions and a Gold Medal trail for the kids.
Entry is free. For information, contact Leanne on 8391 0444
ANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUE Pet of the Week
All the cats and dogs that are available for adoption from the AWL have been desexed, microchipped, vaccinated and health checked and are ready to go.
The adoption cost starts at $50.
The pets may be at one of three AWL locations - Wingfield, Port Adelaide or Edinburgh North
Adoption opening times: 7 days a week, 10am - 3pm
For more information about a particular cat or dog go to the AWL website at awlsa.com.au or phone 8348 1300.
The Echunga Football Club invites you to their Sportsman's Night
Starring Doug Hawkins (former Western Bulldogs captain) and MC comedian Anthony Lamond.
on Saturday March 24 from 6pm at the Echunga Football Clubrooms
Dinner and show $57.50, Show only $37.50
The show is not recommended for anyone under 15 years.
Meals must be pre-booked.
Tickets are available through Eventbrite but they are limited so get in quick.
POWER OF THE PAST
Come along to the 33rd Annual Power of the Past event. There will be a huge range of classic and vintage engines and machinery, classic vehicles and tractors - and everything that used to be made in Australia.
There will also be food, arts & crafts, children's activities, and a swap meet on the Sunday morning.
Saturday April 7 - 10am to 5pm
Sunday April 8 - 7am to 3pm
Mount Barker Oval - Alexandrina Road, Mt Barker
Further information from Peter Templar - phone 0417 081 502 or email email@example.com.
Murray Bridge Masters Games
The countdown is on and the excitement is building!
Murray Bridge Green 2018 South Australian Masters Games
April 19 – 22
The Opening Ceremony is on Friday April 20
Be captivated by a range of challenging events including:
Carriage Driving, Dragon Boat Racing, Futsal,
Sailability, Trail Running, Clay Target Shooting,
and many other mainstream sports
For more information go to
Come and Give it a Go!
Let the Games Begin!
QUIET GREEN ACHIEVER AWARDS
The Adelaide Hills Natural Resource Centre is calling for nominations for the 6th annual Quiet Green Achievers Award.
This award recognises deserving people in the local community who are quietly doing something that benefits the environment. The winners receive the award at an informal public event held on June 2nd, to coincide with World Environment Day.
Nominations close on May 3rd.
To nominate someone go to www.ahnrc.org.au
LAUGHS & MUSIC AT TUNGKILLO HALL
The Tungkillo Hall is pleased to bring you Dave Prior, who will present an evening of laughs and music at the historic hall.
Saturday April 14th - 7pm
Tungkillo Hall - Brinkworth Road, Mount Pleasant
Tickets: $30, includes supper, BYO
Book at stickytickets.
Inquiries: 0473 485 865
ANZAC DAY - Echunga
The Echunga RSL is holding an;
ANZAC DAY VIGIL on Tuesday April 24th at 6pm.
The youth of the Adelaide Hills will guard the monument overnight and hand over to the army just before the;
ANZAC DAY service on Wednesday April 25th at 5.45am.
The public are invited to the dawn service, after which a parade will march to the Echunga Community Hall.
Breakfast and coffee will be available afterwards.
MACIE'S RIDE 2018
SUNDAY APRIL 8TH
Registration starts at 8.00am
Raising funds for Cystic Fibrosis South Australia
Adults $25; Kids $15; Under 5 Free
For more information contact Gary 0414 332 112 or Kate 0417 883 739
THE ENGLISH ALE
SATURDAY 19TH MAY 2018
Mylor Oval and Hall, Strathalbyn Road, Mylor
from midday onwards
Singing, Dancing, Mumming, Guising, Making Merry
Wear a mask if you fancy and join in the procession to the bonfire
Evening concert entry:
$25; concession $20; kids 6-16 years $10; kids under 6 FREE
Concert tickets on sale at the hall from 4pm. Book on line via Paypal
theenglishale.org enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Generously supported by Adelaide Hills Council and Pagan Alliance SA
The CFS has set the dates for the fire season in the Mount Lofty Ranges from December 1st 2017 to April 30th 2018.
All residents are asked to prepare for the coming fire danger season by clearing vegetation around their properties and houses, keeping grass mowed and gutters cleaned.
For further details about burn offs and restrictions
check the CFS website on; www.cfs.sa.gov.au
Or contact your local council.
Chuckle & Knuckle Your Way through Depression
Come join Chuckle & Knuckle as they construct a better Man Cave in your head.
This FREE 12-week course is held on Thursdays from 9.30am-12.00 noon,
at the Salvation Army Hall 17a Fletcher Rd, Mt Barker.
Commencing Thursday 1st February 2018.
To register phone Sandra 0476 658 198 or email
Kids Arthritis Workshops 2018:
Kids Arthritis workshops are focused on personal development & wellbeing. They are FREE & held on the 3rd Saturday of the month
12pm - 2pm at The Hut Community Centre Aldgate, with lunch included.
Coming workshops are;
Mental Health & Chronic Illness: 17th March
My Story, Your Story Mental Health: 21st April
Mental Health Check: 19th May
For the full list of workshop themes or to learn more about Juvenile Arthritis contact Sarah Hammond email@example.com
CONQUER THE SUMMIT FUN RUN
The annual Conquer The Summit Fun Run is the premier fundraising event of the Lions Club of Mount Barker and the Rotary Club of Mount Barker.
The event benefits Operation Flinders and Adelaide Hills charities.
The 11km run from Keith Stephenson Park in Mount Barker to the Mount Barker summit, is on Sunday April 8th.
For further details and to register for the run see www.conquerthesummit.org.au.
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