PLATFORM 1 HERITAGE FARM RAILWAY
End of an Era for this Adelaide Hills farming property.
For over 20 years the Leibelt family of Littlehampton
has owned and operated - Platform 1, Heritage Farm Railway.
Since opening in 1996, Platform 1 has received numerous awards
for outstanding service in the tourism industry.
Owner and Train driver, Glen Leibelt says "We are proud to
have created and run such a great attraction for children and
adults alike to enjoy. I believe it is our own family's passion
for railways and farming which has made Platform 1 so successful."
Visitors have until Sunday the 15th October to head up to the Hills
for the last train ride at Platform 1.
For further information, please contact Amanda Leibelt on 83912696
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.
CWA Holiday Accommodation
A "home away from home" in Adelaide. The South Australian CWA has accommodation right on the city doorstep.
The historic home, located on the eastern fringe of Adelaide's parklands is available to all. Options include self-contained units and single or twin-share rooms. Continental breakfast provided in their dining room.
There's also a shared lounge room, kitchen and laundry facilities.
And for your next stay in regional SA, consider one of the SA CWA's holiday cottages in Tumby Bay, Moonta Bay, Beachport, Barmera or Port Vincent.
To enquire about daily tariffs, or to make a booking, please contact
SACWA State Office on 8332 4166 or email email@example.com
For more information, visit www.sacwa.org.au
2017 BAY TO BIRDWOOD
Historic motoring celebrated in style!
Classic vehicles from Bay to Birdwood will gather in the grounds of the National Motor Museum to celebrate another successful community gathering of motoring history.
WHEN: Sunday 24th September from 6.00 am to commence start at 8.30 am
WHERE: From The Bay travelling through the city, then up the hills to National Motor Museum Birdwood
VEHICLES: Vehicles manufactured from 1956 to 1981 - the era ot the Hills Hoist, FC Holden, Beatles, James Dean, Rock n Roll, Marilyn Munroe and Hippies.
There will be live music, fashion competitions, judging of vehicles, food and beverages to feast on.
Fun for all the family.
MORE INFO: www.baytobirdwood.com.au or facebook.com/baytobirdwood
Kids Arthritis Workshops
Australia’s First & Leading organisation solely dedicated to supporting the 1 in 1000 children in Australia living with Juvenile Arthritis, Kids Arthritis is holding a 10 month workshop program with a different theme each month for the community, focused on personal development and wellbeing.
16th September: Get the most out of Social Media.
21st October: Mindfulness and Health
18th November: Resilience
3rd Saturday of the month. 12pm – 2pm
The Hut Community Centre, Aldgate FREE with Lunch Included.
For the full list of workshop themes or learn more about Juvenile Arthritis.
Sarah Hammond firstname.lastname@example.org www.kidsarthritis.org
TREES FOR LIFE
BUSH FOR LIFE PROGRAMS
Help protect our natural habitats and learn about South Australia’s native plants. Participate in Trees for Life’s Bush for Life programs.
Come and try at Bush care days
8 Sept at Ironbank and
26 Sept at Lobethal
Activities from 9.00am to 3.30pm
The wildflowers are blooming!!!
For more info: 8406 0500
or email email@example.com
HEARING DOGS OPEN DAY
Australian Lions Hearing Dogs Market and Open Day
Sunday 24 September, 10am - 2pm
793 Mt Barker Rd, Verdun
There will be hearing dog demonstrations,kennel tours,face painting, market stalls and a free sausage sizzle.
An AUSLAN interpreter will be on site.
ENTRY IS FREE
Orchid Club of SA 2017 Spring Show
Come and meet the growers for some friendly advice on orchids at their Spring Show.
There will also be plants, accessories, potting demonstrations, and pies, pasties, lamingtons, tea & coffee.
When: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September
Where: Enfield Community Centre, 540 Regency Road, Enfield
Entry fee: $3
SA SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL
The SA Spring Garden Festival, proudly supported by the Mt Pleasant Farmers Market, will showcase a wide selection of plants, garden accessories and information to get you blooming and ready for spring. There will be over 35 stall holders, guest speakers and demonstrations. So come along...
When: Saturday 23 September - 8am to 3pm
Where: Mt Pleasant Showground (Talunga Park), Melrose Street, Mt Pleasant
For more information:
Phone - 0418 301 121
Website - www.saspringgardenfestival
Facebook - @saspringgardenfestival
ANGLICAN CHURCH MARKET
The Anglican Church in Mt Barker will be holding its first monthly market after the winter break. Come along and browse through the stalls. There will be bric-a-brac, jams & preserves, books, craft items, BBQ and tea & coffee.
When: First Saturday each month, starting 2nd September - 9am to 12 midday
Where: Hutchinson Street, Mt Barker
Kids Movie and Disco
Supervised Lock In
MOUNT BARKER WALLIS CINEMA
Blue Light South Australia
Friday 29th September
6:45pm - 10pm
$17.50 per child 7-12 years old only.
Sorry - No Adults Allowed.
The first epic movie
AUSTRALIA'S AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING JOURNEY
National Motor Museum is launching a new permanent exhibition to preserve the Holden worker's legacy and the story of the assembly plant that has sustained thousands of South Australian families.
The project will have seven stages on display from the ceiling of the assembly line from the Elizabeth plant. Also on display will be history of Holden manufacturing through various media presentations.
Official launch: Sunday 24th September, 2017 11.00 am coinciding with the Bay to Birdwood run.
Where: National Motor Museum, Shannon Street, Birdwood.
Cost: Adults $20: Concession $15 and children under 15 free.
Info: http://motor.history.sa.gov.au phone: 08 8568 4000
FUNDRAISING MARKET & GARAGE SALE
The Anglican Parish Centre is holding a market & garage sale to raise funds for the Helpless Colony Orphanage in Kathmandu.
There will be a range of items available, including pot plants, Nepalese pashminas and bags, books, as well as cakes, curries, biscuits & BBQ.
The market is on Saturday September 23 from 9am to 2pm at 40 Hutchinson Street, Mt. Barker.
LOBETHAL KINDY - RED, ROAST & RHYTHMS NIGHT
Come along and support the Lobethal Kindy at their Red, Roast & Rhythms fundraiser. MC Will Goodings will keep the evening moving, with music by Jo and the Crabs.
Tickets are $50, which includes dinner, dessert, door prizes, auctions and complimentary drink on arrival.
When: Saturday October 28 - 6pm
Where: Building 20, The Old Woollen Mill, Lobethal Road at Lobethal
For ticket sales or inquiries phone the Lobethal Kindy on 8389 6321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ARTHUR'S BIG BLUE NIGHT FOR KID'S ARTHRITIS
You are invited to Arthur's Big Blue Night for Juvenile Arthritis - an evening of food, live entertainment, auction and guest speakers.
Funds from the evening will go directly towards ensuring that Kids Arthritis' Australian First vital support groups are kept freely available to children living with juvenile arthritis.
Saturday October 14 - 6pm at the Edinburgh Hotel, Mitcham.
Bookings and inquiries at: www.kidsarthritis.org
CALLING ALL ADELAIDE HILLS ARTISTS
Submit your art for the Hills Art Collective Art Exhibition, being held from November 17 - 25 at Mount Barker Town Hall.
First prize $1,000; Second prize $300; Third prize $200
Prizes donated by Rotary and presented at the official lauch on 17 November.
Entry forms can be downloaded from www.hillsartcollective.com.au, or collected from The Barker Hotel, Mount Barker Pet Care, or Hills Radio 88.9FM.
Entries must be submitted by 31st October 2017
Visit the hills art website or facebook page for more details, or email email@example.com
WOODSIDE ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES FAIR
Retromania hits Woodside again! The Rotary Club of Onkaparinga will host the Hills biggest antiques and collectables fair, jam packed with quality items.
While sitting to contemplate your bargain with a glass of wine, you'll be able to indulge in catering delights while listening to the music of Tamarisque.
There will be appraisals, wine tasting and sales, catering and entertainment. Proceeds go to local and global humanitarian projects.
Admission $5.00, complimentary tea/coffee.
So come along on Saturday October 14 - 10am to 5pm and Sunday October 15 - 10am to 4pm at the Woodside Institute and the Woodside School.
For more details go to www.woodsideantiquesfair.com.au
The Stirling Players’ latest production is
‘The Clean House’
being performed from 22 September to 7 October.
Come along and enjoy a night (or afternoon) at the theatre in our heated auditorium, with cosy log fires and complimentary sherry on arrival.
The Stirling Community Theatre
Avenue Road, Stirling.
For more details visit www.stirlingplayers.sct.org.au or phone 7481 6152
MOUNT BARKER WALDORF SCHOOL SPRING FAIR
When: 28th of October 2017, from 10am until 4.00pm.
Where: School grounds, 27 Sims Rd, Mount Barker
Fun for all the family:
Camel rides - Olden day Maypole dance
A traditional indigenous ceremony - And a surprise raffle
Younger children: Fish for a gift - Listen to a story or puppet show - Search for treasure in the cave
Older children: Test your skills in the outdoor games arena - Shop for clothing - Enjoy an old-school apple juice crushed on demand
Adults: Large selection of activities to choose from - An assortment of craft stores - A gardening talk, or try your hand at basket weaving
An array of amazing baked goods will satisfy all. We look forward to seeing you there!
John Wesley Tennis Club Open Day/Come & Try Day
DO YOU WANT TO PLAY TENNIS?
Invitation to new & existing members
Sunday 24th September, 11am – 2pm
No experience or equipment needed!
Lots of freebies
FREE sausage sizzle
Meet our tennis coach – Bree Leibhardt
Try the “Hit the target” Inflatable
Grab a racquet and have a go.
Register for Saturday jnr or snr competition, group tennis coaching & Hotshots “Red Ball” coaching.
John Wesley Tennis Club, Strathalbyn Oval Complex, next to the caravan park.
GARDEN BLITZ AT MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN
Botanic Gardens' annual Garden Blitz allows the public to enjoy a fun morning of gardening, followed by a free BBQ lunch.
Volunteers of all ages and gardening abilities are invited to join like-minded green thumbs and Botanic Gardens' staff to plant flowers and help with mulching and weeding. The garden is being prepared for its 40th anniversary celebrations in November.
The garden blitz will be on Saturday October 14th starting at 8.15am. Numbers are limited to 100 so please register at www.botanicgardens.sa.gov.au.
MOVING A HEAD
Come and support the opening of Moving a Head, a new mental health organsiation opening up in the local area on World Mental Health Day - Tuesday 10th October, 10am to 11am.
Mount Barker Men's Shed - 1 McFarlane Tce, Mt Barker
Looking for something different to do on the long weekend?
Why not head to Eyre Peninsula for the Ceduna Oysterfest
Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October
The oysters are plump and juicy and waiting for you in the pristine Smoky Bay waters!
Other attractions include –
Free seafood preparation & tasting with Simon Bryant
Sail on the ‘One and All’
Performances by aerobatic champion Chris Sperou
Community arts workshops, live music, carnival amusements, kids activities, competitions and so much more!
Check out the official program on the District Council of Ceduna’s website
MEADOWS COUNTRY FAIR
Follow the crowds to Meadows Oval on Sunday 15th October 2017
From 9.00am to 4.30pm soak up the atmosphere of this fun event
Cost is $7 per adult and children under 12 are admitted free
Home of the Udder Tug
Farmers Alley * Field Day * Stalls * Main Arena * Amusements
Entertainment * Yard Dog Trials * Animal Expo * Special Guests * Kids' Corner
Find us on Facebook
Contact: Tyson 0400 297 582
CORNERSTONE GOLF CLASSIC
When: Friday 13 October 2017
Where: Mt Barker-Hahndorf Golf Club
Registration: at 11am
Aim: To bring together community members with business leaders and partners of the college to,
Think Globally, Act Locally
SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE are:
Platinum: $3,000 Gold: $2,500
Silver: $2,000 Bronze: $1,500
Individual Prize: $500 - $1,000
All have various benefits & details of these can be found on the Cornerstone website or by contacting Helen Charles on;
8398 6009 or hcharles @cornerstone.sa.edu.au
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