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Things to do in Murray Bridge: February 17-23, 2023
All you need to know about the start of Murray Bridge Fringe, a terrarium workshop, farming information sessions and more.
The Adelaide Fringe kicks off in Murray Bridge this Friday and goes until March 19.
You can start getting Fringey by checking out the augmented reality murals in Seventh Street.
With the help of your smartphone, the interactive artwork on display will change before your very eyes.
On Saturday night at the Bridgeport, you can enjoy the first of the musical acts to be in this year’s Fringe in Murray Bridge, We are woman hear us roar, a tribute to some of the best female singers of the 60s and 70s.
Friday ⛅ 28°
Augmented reality murals – Luku Kuku + Polymorphic: 17 February–19 March, Seventh Street, Murray Bridge. Check out the colourful art in Murray Bridge as it comes to life with the latest augmented reality (AR) technology. You can experience this interactive artwork through your own smartphone.
Funeral of Diedre Schultz: 2pm at Bremer Road Cemetery, 23 Bremer Road, Murray Bridge. For more information, contact Minge Funerals on 8531 1111 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday ⛅ 25°
Men’s Breakfast at Bridge City Church: 8am at Bridge City Church. This event marks the 2023 return of the Men’s Breakfast events. Come along for a free breakfast and listen to a guest share their faith story and ministry. For further information, visit www.bridgecitychurch.com.au/mensbreakfast.
South Australian Mounted Games Association AMGA SA Comp: 9am at AMGA SA ground (Riding Club), 113 Old Princes Highway, Murray Bridge. The first day of this two-day competition includes two categories: led/assisted/novice and individuals (U12, U15, U18, Over 25s and Opens). All riders will receive a ribbon. Riders must be financial members of AMGA before riding. For more information about membership fees, visit eventsecretary.com.au. For enquiries, contact Kylie Borchers on 0400 737 551 or email email@example.com.
Terrarium workshop: 12.30pm–2.30pm at Murray Bridge Community Centre, 2 South Terrace, Murray Bridge. As the morning workshop has sold out, come along to the afternoon session of this hands-on workshop to create your own terrarium to take home. Adelaide’s indoor plant guru, Mark Hamence, will host the session. Bookings essential: phone 8531 1799 or go to murraybridgecommunitycentre.com.au.
Modified Sedans SA Title: 5pm at Murray Bridge Speedway, 23 Kennett Road. This all-ages car racing event features speedcars, modlites, AMCAs, wingless sprints and classic supermodifieds. Tickets: $5–$50 at speedwaytickets.com.au.
Roll Racing Adelaide #33: 5.30pm–10pm at the Bend Motorsport Park, 543 Dukes Highway, Tailem Bend. Tickets to enter this car-racing event are sold out, but you can still attend as a spectator. Tickets: $20–$25: Roll Racing Australia.
We are woman hear us roar: 8pm in the Murray Room, Bridgeport Hotel. In this tribute to the pioneering female vocalists of the ‘60s and ‘70s, Full Tilt Janis features Melissa Jubb as Janis Joplin, and Pearly Gates perform the classics from Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Patti Smith, Carly Simon, Marianne Faithfull, Suzi Quatro, Carole King, Jefferson Airplane and more. Tickets: $30 or $70 (with dinner) at FringeTIX.
Sunday ☀ 31°
South Australian Mounted Games Association comp: 8.30am at AMGA SA ground (Riding Club), 113 Old Princes Highway, Murray Bridge. The second day of this two-day competition is for teams (mixed age groups, A, B & C final). Ribbons will be given for first to sixth place. For more information about membership fees, visit eventsecretary.com.au. For enquiries, contact Kylie Borchers on 0400 737 551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funeral of Johnathon Ray Martin: 2.30pm at Minge Chapel, 63 Swanport Rd, Murray Bridge. For more information, contact Minge Funerals on 8531 1111 or at email@example.com.
Paint & Sip: 3pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. In this two-hour guided painting session, you can create your very own version of classics by Van Gogh, Monet and Klimt or paint an original. No art experience is required. Tickets: $59; $54 (concession or a group of six or above); $45 (program) at FringeTIX.
Murray Bridge Rotary swap meet: 6am at Murray Bridge Showground. Cost: $5 entry per person. For more information, contact John on 0428 132 889 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday ☀ 30°
Mallee Sustainable Farming Mallee Research Updates: 10am–3pm at the Tailem Bend Football Club, 73 Trevena Road, Tailem Bend. This event is for farmers and will provide critical information for making informed decisions this coming season. Presenters will include technical experts who will provide insights and the latest research into managing Mallee soils, optimising legume production, sustainable weed control and more. For more information, go to Eventbrite.
Tuesday ⛅ 31°
Farming Women’s Financial Roadmap Workshop: 9.30am at Elders Tailem Bend. This free workshop for farming women will cover the following: knowing your business structure and what that means for you; risk management; the role of insurance; wills; superannuation; and options for the future. The presenter is Tony Catt from Catapult Wealth. Morning tea, lunch and a workshop manual will be provided. Tickets: wotl.com.au.
Funeral of Jean Marie Griffen: 10.30am at Minge Chapel, 63 Swanport Rd, Murray Bridge. For more information, contact Minge Funerals on 8531 1111 or at email@example.com.
Fox bait collection: 1pm–3pm at State Flora, Bremer Road, Murray Bridge. Landholders across the Murraylands region will have access to discounted fox bait as part of the Riverland and Murraylands Landscape Board’s annual co-ordinated fox baiting program. Local landholders are invited to order fox bait by completing an order form. For more information, phone 8532 9100 or visit the PIRSA website.
Coorong District Council meeting: 5pm–8pm at the Coorong District Council, 95–101 Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend. Attend the council meeting in person or watch the live stream on the Coorong District YouTube channel. To subscribe to the YouTube channel and be notified of any upcoming live stream events, visit the Coorong District YouTube channel. For more information, phone the council on 1300 785 277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday ⛅ 34°
Scams: 10am–12pm at the Murray Bridge Library. Come along for a talk about scam awareness and how to protect yourself online. The session will be presented by a senior constable from the Crime Prevention Section at SAPOL. For more information, contact the library on 8539 1175 or at email@example.com.
Being digital – Getting to know your device (Android): 10am–12pm at the Murray Bridge Library. Using your Android phone is easier than you think. Come along for a free help session. For more information, contact the library on 8539 1175 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funeral of Barry James Stoddart: 10.30am at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 31 Florence Street, Murray Bridge. For more information, contact Minge Funerals on 8531 1111 or at email@example.com.
Thursday ⛅ 41°
California Dreaming: 11am–12pm at the Murray Bridge Performing Arts and Function Centre, 17 Bridge Street, Murray Bridge. This all-ages show honours the classic California rock performers to come out of Laurel Canyon in the 1970s: Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Crosby Stills & Nash, The Byrds, Neil Young, Carole King, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne and America. The show will be performed by the LA Dreaming Band. Tickets: $20 at Ticketbooth.
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