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Things to do in Murray Bridge: August 5-11, 2022
All you need to know about the SALA Festival, Unity College's future careers expo, Netball on the Road and more.
SALA has taken over the Murraylands, with colourful and exciting exhibitions on display all throughout the region.
Three new exhibitions are visiting the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery; Mallee Soul by Angela Roesler, the Refugee Week Youth Poster Awards 2022 and the long-awaited mural My Name, which artist Cynthia Schwertsik is painting live in the gallery until Sunday.
Coorong Gallery will also officially open its own exhibition Looking Out/Looking In on Friday, while Murray Bridge Marketplace will feature Random Acts of Art from Thursday.
Friday ☂ 17°
Looking Out/Looking In Exhibition Opening: 2.30-4.30pm at the Coorong Gallery. This year’s SALA theme for the Coorong Gallery is ‘Looking Out/Looking In’. The collaborative exhibition demonstrates that what we choose to see in the outside world may be a reflection of what resides within us. Please RSVP for catering numbers to email@example.com.
Netball on the Road junior player skills clinic: 5-6pm at Peake Netball Club Courts. For boys and girls aged 8-11 years.
Netball on the Road coach education workshop: 6-8pm at Peake Netball Club.
Saturday ☂ 17°
River Murray football and netball: Jervois v Tailem Bend at Jervois Oval, Ramblers v Meningie at Le Messurier Oval, Imperials v Mannum at Johnstone Park, Mypolonga bye.
Refugee Week Youth Poster Awards 2022 - exhibition opening: 10am at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery. These artworks from students of all ages, from all over the state, will all be on display to raise awareness about issues affecting refugees and highlight their valuable contributions to Australian society. Come along and learn all about multiculturalism, human rights and cultural diversity in this inspiring collection of art.
Netball on the Road coach and umpire mentoring: all day at home and away matches in Murray Bridge.
Anniversary race day: 11am at Murray Bridge Racing Club. Tickets start at $16.87 at moshtix.com.au.
Sunday ⛅ 16°
Cars and Coffee: 8-10am at the wharf precinct car park, Murray Bridge. The car enthusiasts social group is hosting their monthly event, and all are welcome to come along. Check out the cars on display and have a drink and a bite to eat at the wharf precinct along the river. Those bringing their cars can have a photo in front of the bridges. For more information, visit the Cars and Coffee Facebook page.
Car boot sale: 10am-2pm at Jervois Hall. Come along and see what treasures you can find. Sellers are to arrive and set up before 9.30am. Set-up will be $15 for outside or inside, or $20 for inside with a table supplied. Contact Phyllis at 0417 837 641 for more information or to book.
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Tuesday ⛅ 19°
Flinders University Open Day - health and medicine info session: 5.30-8pm at 96 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge. Learn about everything Flinders has to offer students for a career in health and medicine. The session will focus on the different pathways to health courses including life on campus, student support and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pathways. To register, visit eventbrite.com.au.
TFI/EPA community information session: drop in anytime from 1-7pm at the Bridgeport Hotel. As part of the Thomas Foods International licence application process, the Environment Protection Authority will host a community info session about the building of TFI’s new meat processing facility. EPA, TFI and council staff will be available to answer your questions. RSVP by calling 8204 2176 or emailing email@example.com. If you have further questions or feedback about the development, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday ☂ 14°
Being Digital - online banking: 10am-12pm at the Murray Bridge Library. Learn all about online banking in this latest digital info session. Bookings are essential, call the library on 8539 1175.
Future Directions Career Expo: 4-7pm at CommUnity Stadium, Unity College Middle/Senior Campus. For students all over the Murraylands who are nearing the end of their secondary schooling, or who want to explore where their future career may take them. Come along and speak with tertiary education providers like universities and TAFE SA, or apprenticeship, traineeship and recruitment providers, and more. Better yet, the event is free.
Netball on the Road junior player skills clinic: 5-6pm at Tailem Bend Netball Club. To register, visit this link.
Netball on the Road child safe environment training: 6-9pm at Tailem Bend Football Club.
Thursday ⛅ 16°
Random Acts of Art exhibition: 10-4pm at Shop T26 in Murray Bridge Marketplace. Come along and enjoy the work of various local artists who are members of Bridge Arts.
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