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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.
Fiction Fundamentals Workshop
Samantha Bond, professional published author and experienced
creative writing teacher is presenting this beginner to intermediate
course of six workshops. Topics will cover the fundamental
building blocks of writing fiction. Participants can attend all six workshops, or just a few. The benefit of attending all six is that you’ll get a holistic overview of what goes into writing a novel or short story.
Week 4 - Wednesday 21st June 7 – 9pm
Dialogue, setting: use the five senses to create your own story world.
Week 5 - Wednesday 19th July 7 – 9pm
Show, don’t tell: the golden rule of writing explained and demonstrated.
Week 6 – Wednesday 16th August 7 – 9pm
Editing: tricks of the trade to perfect your manuscript.
The querying process: how do you write an effective synopsis and cover letter?
Where: Mount Barker Community Centre, 31 Princes Road, Mount Barker
Cost: $10 per session or $50 for all six sessions
Book: Online: mtbcc.eventbrite.com
Phone: 8391 2747
ST JOHN SA VOLUNTEER SERVICES
RECRUITING NOW in MOUNT BARKER
EVENT FIRST AID and HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS
Contact St John SA Volunteer Services on 8306 6936
or send email to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the website: stjohnsa.com.au
COME AND TRY TABLE TENNIS!
Flaxley Table Tennis Club are looking for new players to come and play table tennis. They have regular competition games on Wednesday nights at 7.30pm starting on April 26th, with practice on Monday nights.
No experience is needed, and any age can play, so come along and have a try out. It's great fun.
If you're interested, ring Paul Askam on 8391 2618.
SAFEWORK SA - AUGUSTA ZADOW AWARDS
These Awards offer a share in $20,000 to help fund the development or further progression of initiatives that improve work health and safety outcomes for SA women.
Many of the basic rights we take for granted today came about because of the work of Augusta and other women like her.
Just type "Augusta Zadow" into your search engine to find out more about this trailblazing advocate for improved working conditions for SA women.
Applications close on Friday 23rd June 2017.
More information is available at the Safework SA website:
OLD GOVERNMENT HOUSE NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
Did you know?
In the middle of our district we have an historic treasure - namely Old Government House - in Belair National Park?
Are you among the many local people who have visited over the years? Due to a shortage of volunteers, Friends of OGH now open once a month only, instead of weekly, and public holidays. Adults - gold coin donation. Children free.
Yes, volunteers are needed - why not become one? The tasks involved are neither onerous or arduous and current volunteers are very helpful.
Further information : 8278 3318
MAY BUSINESS MONTH
Business owners, operators and leaders in the Hills are invited to attend May Business Month – a joint initiative of
Mount Barker District and Adelaide Hills Councils.
Official launch 4.30pm to 6.30pm on April 28th at Adelaide Hills Council Chamber (63 Mt Barker Road, Stirling).
The program is packed with more than 50 workshops, seminars and professional development opportunities.
Many activities are offered free of charge.
Review the full program and register for activities at businessmonth.com.au
ALREADY GONE Presents STICKS, STRINGS & MUSIC WIN
A night of acoustic music to raise money in aid of the
CAL WILLIAMS JR
AP D' ANTONIO
Only a $10 donation at the door .....
Sunday 18th June 4pm - 11pm
Grace Emily Hotel - 232 Waymouth Street Adelaide
FOCUS GROUP PARTICIPANTS WANTED
UniSA 4th year Occupational Therapy Students Sheryl Penno and Sharni Simmonds are looking for people to participate in a focus group as part of a Community Development Project.
When: Wed. 31st May 2017
Where: Mt Barker Community Library
Time: 1.30 – 3.00 pm
Information gathered will inform the development at Miller’s Corner and possibly other developments within the Adelaide Hills.
If you are interested in participating and having your voice heard, contact Sheryl or Sharni.
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
All participants will remain anonymous
PIRATE DAY FRIDAY
The Adventurers and The Kid’s Cancer Project present PIRATE DAY FRIDAY
Children, workers, citizens! Embrace your inner scallywag and dress up like a pirate
or at least don an eye patch to help children with brain cancer.
Friday 9th June 2017
Gold Coin Donation
Register your school, workplace or organisation at
You will finally have an excuse to talk like a pirate!
Bizlink Expo Mount Barker
Are you an established business or looking to start a business?
Come along to a free Business Networking Event at Auchendarroch House, 17 Adelaide Road, Mount Barker on
Monday May 29: 6pm – 7:30pm
(Light Dinner included)
You’ll be able to speak one-on-one with Local, State and Federal Government organisations that provide services for South Australian Small Businesses.
For more information and to register your attendance, visit www.sasbc.sa.gov.au/sasbc_events
Or call toll free 1800 072 722
An initiative of the Office of the Small Business Commissioner in conjunction with the Mount Barker District Council and the Adelaide Hills Council
BAGS OF FUN with Top of the Torrens Theatre Group
Top of the Torrens Theatre Group and new director, Meg Stephens, are proud to present 'Three Bags Full'. This great comedy, set in 1904 New York, is about ambition, love, and three bags that keep getting mixed up.
Performances are at:
MT PLEASANT SOLDIERS MEMORIAL HALL on FRIDAY 2ND AND SATURDAY 3RD JUNE - 7.30pm and SUNDAY 4TH JUNE - 2pm
GUMERACHA TOWN HALL on SATURDAY 10TH JUNE - 7.30pm and SUNDAY 11TH JUNE - 2pm
Cabaret seating - bring your own nibbles and drinks.
Cost: Adults $22; Conc $18; Students $10
Tickets from www.stickytickets.com.au or phone 8568 2496.
Nairne Family Fun & Film Night
7pm Saturday June 17 2017 at the
Soldiers Memorial Hall, Nairne
Featuring Disney's Zootopia (PG)
Come dressed as your favourite zoo animal!
Tickets just $5 each, available from the Nairne Foodmart or online at www.trybooking.com/282578
Dress up and join the Nairne Main Street parade starting at 5:30pm from Mick Murphy Park. Children with a pre-paid ticket receive a free 'treasure bag' for a Main Street Treasure Hunt.
Brought to you by Mount Barker District Council and the Nairne & District Residents' Association.
NATIONAL 46TH BOTTLE SHOW
When: Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of June Long Weekend 2017
Where: Port Adelaide Recreation Centre, 50 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide.
• Displays of collectables including very rare Australian Convict Pottery from c1830 [keenly sought after world-wide].
• Swap and sell tables, where you can buy, swap or even discover if your precious items are worth a pot of gold.
• See the hall overflowing with bottles, glass, china, pot lids, enamel signs, linen, militaria, jewellery and lots more.
THERE WILL BE SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. Bargains to be found and if you’re LUCKY, find a Treasure to take home.
Enquiries: Di McAnulty (Committee Member) 0422996226
Communication Skills Workshop
Australia’s first & leading organisation solely dedicated to supporting the 1 in 1000 children
in Australia living with Juvenile Arthritis, Kids Arthritis.
has teamed up with the City of Tea Tree Gully and Leap SA to bring you the skills,
knowledge and confidence you need to create change in your life!
Our sixth FREE Australian First Workshop in a series of ten is themed:
Saturday 10th June, 2017 Tea Tree Gully Library 11am – 1pm.
It’s FREE, child friendly with lunch included.
Open to the Community, but children, their families and carers are encouraged to attend to meet others
living with Juvenile Arthritis.
For more information please contact: Sarah Hammond email@example.com
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Creative Academy of Performing Arts present "The LION, the WITCH and the WARDROBE".
at the Goodwood Institute, Goodwood Rd, Goodwood
on June 9 & 10, 2pm & 7pm
CAPA has opened a new studio in Aldgate and invite you to join the young adult classes.
For more information about the play and the theatre company, contact the director Judy Sampson on 0409 504 025
WOMEN OF THE FLEURIEU DINNER
Fleurieu Support Group invites you to attend this fundraising dinner and help the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
When: Tuesday 13th June 2017 - Bookings essential. RSVP 8th June.
Where: Fleurieu Function Centre, 92 Barrage Rd, Goolwa
Time: 6.30pm for 7.00pm
Cost: $30 per person for 2 course dinner
Bookings: Jenny 0418 824 594. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Guest Speaker Bronwyn Chant will speak about her involvement with Craniofacial Australia for over 11 years and give an understanding of the journey that patients and families go through.
Provide First Aid
This is a fully accredited course
HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid which incorporates
HLTAID002 - Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID001 - Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
Certificates will be issued upon completion of satifactory written assessment.
Wednesday 21st June 2017
9am to 4.30pm
Dome Training Rooms
18A Cameron Road
$45 for volunteers
$100 Non volunteers and employees
From 1st January 2015, All new students enrolling in nationally accredited training are required to provide written evidence to prove their identity. Students without any proof of identity or a pre-existing USI cannot be enrolled. Please note that photo ID is required on the day for attendees to receive certificates.
Please register online to secure your place as there is a limit of 14 participants only!!
Register online at www.hillsvolunteering.org.au
For more information:
Call: 0437 034 806
Payment can be made in cash at The Hut, Euston Road, Aldgate of by EFT transfer to The Hut Community Centre BSB:035 080 Acc:128732
An award winning comedy written by Sam Bobrick
The Adelaide Repertory Theatre presents The Psychic,
winner of the 2011 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe
Award for best play, showcasing modern comedy and set to have
audiences in stitches. Known for his murder mysteries, playwright
Sam Bobrick prides himself on leaving his audience with a smile.
22nd June 2017 to 24th June 2017 @ 8pm
28th June 2017 to 1st July 2017 @ 8pm and
(A matinee at 2pm Sunday 1st July 2017)
Adult: $22 / Concession $17
The Arts Theatre
53 Angas Street,
Ticket bookings at:
www.adelaiderep.com (special prices available for group bookings)
For further information contact the Production Manager:
Gaynor Kowald 0439 844 113 or email email@example.com
SA Country Womens Association
Women in Houghton. Inglewood, Hermitage and surrounding
districts are being encouraged to join the South Australian
Country Women’s Association.
Interested women in the Hills area are invited to come along to an information session.
Wednesday 31st May 2017 @ 7.30pm
CWA Houghton Branch Rooms
To register your interest in attending the session contact:
CWA state offcie on 8332 4166 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FUNDRAISING IDEA'S AND MAKING EVENTS HAPPEN
Come along to one session or come to all three!
Bookings Essential - Please register on online
Where and When - Wednesday mornings 14, 21 and the 28th June
9.30am to 12.30pm - Cost: $5 catering donation per session
The Hut Community Centre, ! Euston Road, Aldgate
1) Getting "idea's" for yourfundraising event, including event planning
2) Making your Event idea "happen"
For further info call 8391 7015 or email
"PEP" PEACE EDUCATION PROGRAMME
"PEACE IS NOT THE ABSENCE OF WAR.
PEACE IS A FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN NEED THAT NEEDS TO BE FELT FROM WITHIN."
The purpose of the Peace Education Programme (PEP) is to help participants discover their own inner resources - innate tools for living such as inner strength, choice and hope - and the possibility of personal peace.
This is a 10 week innovative educational programme, facilitated by volunteers, with a curriculum that consists of weekly videos, each focusing on a particular theme.
WHEN: 2pm - 3.30pm Sundays, 21st May to 23rd July
WHERE: Ink Pot Art's Creative Hub Upstairs, Mount Barker Town Hall,34-38 Gawler Street, Mount Barker
COST: Free (attend any workshop or all ten)
INFO: Rosemary Herd phone 0427 384 651 email - email@example.com
ADELAIDE HILLS WORLD WIDE KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY
The Coventry Library, Stirling is hosting the Adelaide Hills World Wide Knit in Public Day.
A chance to join other knitters and get together on the same day and knit in public.
WHEN: 2.00pm - 4.00pm, Saturday 10th June, 2017
WHERE: Coventry Library Stirling, 63 Mount Barker Road, Stirling
"UPCYCLING, RECYCLING & RETAIL"
WINDMILL HILL SALVAGE & SAVE (Mt Barker Road to Hahndorf Road)
MOSAIC DEMONSTRATIONS AT 11.00 AM
Don't miss Better Homes and Gardens special guest artist IRENE PEARCE from TICKLETANK.
Come along and learn how to create fantastic art using recycled tiles.
. Butlers Pantry coffee van
. FREE COFFEE between 10-11am
. Sausage Sizzle
. Special offers and sales on the day.
Supported by fws supporting individuals, we create social and employment opportunities for people with disability and disadvantage.
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