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Things to do in Murray Bridge: April 7–13, 2023
All you need to know about Easter egg-tivities, Speedway championships, performances by local musicians and more, thanks to Newbridge Living.
If you want to do something exciting and Eastery for your kids this Easter long weekend, you can take them to the Easter Family Fun Day at Murray Bridge Marketplace on Saturday.
The highlight of the day could be the opportunity for your littluns to meet the Easter Bunny, who will be be giving out Easter treats between 10am and 1pm.
Kids can also get free face-painting and balloon animals and join in the Easter Egg Hunt, which will be good practice for them if they do another hunt on Easter Sunday.
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Friday ⛅ 23°
Coomandook Easter Market: 9am–4pm at Coomandook Hall and carpark. At a loose end on Easter Friday? Then come to the Coomandook Easter Market for antiques and collectables, handmade soaps and candles, clothes, jewellery, tupperware, plants, electrical items, a sausage sizzle, coffee van, SACWA Devonshire tea and more. If you want to book a stall or find out more information, visit facebook.com/events.
Easter at the Park: 9.30am, 7 April–5pm, 10 April at Monarto Safari Park. The good news is that Monarto Safari Park is open over the Easter long weekend. The even better news is that if you find the three giant Easter eggs along the Zu-loop bus route, you can collect a Melba’s chocolate bilby from the Safari Shop (while stocks last). For more information, visit www.monartosafari.com.au or phone the Monarto Safari Park on 8548 9501.
Saturday ⛅ 19°
Easter Family Fun Day: 10am–1pm at Murray Bridge Marketplace. Meet the Easter Bunny, who’ll be visiting stores and handing out Easter treats from 10am–1pm. There will also be free face-painting and balloon animals during this time, along with the Easter Egg Hunt, which includes a gift for each participating child. Grab your Easter Hunt card from the hunt stand at the top of the travellator and follow the clues to find the bunnies with coloured Easter eggs displayed throughout the Marketplace. Return your completed card to Bridge Eye Care and collect a small Easter surprise. Shoppers can complete this unguided activity in around 10 minutes at any time during Centre hours.
Australasian Speedcar Championship – Night 1: 6pm at Murray Bridge Speedway, 23 Kennett Road, Murray Bridge. On night 1 of this all-ages two-day event, see Formula 500s and 65 Roses. Tickets: $5–$100 at tickets.speedwaytickets.com.au.
Sunday ⛅ 17°
Australasian Speedcar Championship – Night 2: 6pm at Murray Bridge Speedway, 23 Kennett Road, Murray Bridge. On night 2 of this all-ages two-day event, see Formula 500s, the U-Pull-It Demo Derby world record attempt and fireworks. Tickets: $5–$50 at tickets.speedwaytickets.com.au.
Monday ☁ 19°
Swimming: 6.30am–7pm at the Murray Bridge Swimming Centre. This is the last day the swimming centre will be open this season, so book your session to avoid disappointment. The swimming centre will reopen in October 2023. Bookings essential: murraybridge.sa.gov.au. For more information, phone the Murray Bridge Swimming Centre on 8532 2924.
Tuesday ⛅ 23°
Funeral of Doris Randall: Minge Chapel, 63 Swanport Rd, Murray Bridge. For more information, contact Minge Funerals on 8531 1111 or at email@example.com.
Rural City of Murray Bridge Council Meeting: 7pm at 2 Seventh Street, Murray Bridge. Have your say in council matters that affect you. Either attend in person or view the meeting on the live stream at youtube.com. For more information, phone 8539 1100 or visit murraybridge.sa.gov.au.
End of term hip-hop performance: 6–7.30pm at the Station, 3–5 Railway Terrace, Murray Bridge. Come along and support local young artists in this free all-ages event. For more information, phone 0427 400 635 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday ⛅ 23°
End of term band connections performance: 6–7.30pm at the Station, 3–5 Railway Terrace, Murray Bridge. Band Connections is a term-based music program for young people 12–25 who play an instrument, sing or have an interest in events. As Band Connections have been learning a lot of new, awesome songs and are keen to perform them live, come along to hear what these local youth musicians have to offer. This is a free, family-friendly event, with free water, fruit and snacks provided. For more information, phone 0427 400 635 or email email@example.com.
Let’s talk about … the streetscaping for Tailem Bend: 6pm at the Tailem Bend Town Hall, 51 Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend. Residents and ratepayers across the district are encouraged to help guide Council on how they would like their town’s streetscapes to look, feel and function. If you’re a community member and can’t attend this session, you can provide feedback in person at one of the Coorong Council’s Customer Service centres, email firstname.lastname@example.org, write to PO Box 399, Tailem Bend SA 5260 or complete an online feedback form. To view the draft concept plans and provide your feedback, visit the council’s website: coorong.sa.gov.au. Submissions close at 5pm on Friday 21 April 2023.
Thursday ☔ 26°
Thursday Night Movies at the Library – Language Lessons: When Adam’s husband surprises him with weekly Spanish lessons, he’s unsure about where or how his structured life can cope. But when tragedy strikes, Adam’s language teacher becomes a lifeline. Rated M. Bookings: Contact the Library on 8539 1175.
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