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Things to do in Murray Bridge: February 10–16, 2023
All you need to know about a launch of food and drink businesses, a Blue Light disco, a cricket clinic for kids and more.
The events calendar for this year is starting to get busier, as this week’s Things to Do reveals.
As the weather heats up, something pleasant to do is to have cold drinks and hot pizza at the combined launch of three businesses: Twin Bridges Distillery, Riverside Woodfired Pizzas and Mr. Murphy Adelaide Hills.
Apart from the gin, wine and cocktails on offer, soft drinks and bottled water are available.
The combined launch will be on Saturday at the Round House, Murray Bridge.
Funeral of Robert James McBride: 10am at Minge Chapel, 63 Swanport Rd, Murray Bridge. For more information, contact Minge Funerals on 8531 1111 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday Funday Bingo: 10.30am–12pm at the Tailem Bend Community Centre. Join in this fun and social activity. Ten games; $6 per book. Tea and coffee will be available. Cost: gold coin donation. For more information, phone 8572 3513 or email email@example.com.
Let’s Get Together: 11am–1pm at Johnstone Park, Murray Bridge. Come along to this community event for primary producers on the River Murray flats that have been affected by the current floods. Have your say about what you need to do next and what support’s required. A BBQ and drinks are provided.
Murraylands Swans Women’s Football Club come and try: 6pm–7.30pm at Le Messurier Oval, Ramsey Street, Murray Bridge. Bring yourself and your girls along to be part of an amazing club. All ages are welcome, and no experience is needed. There will also be a free BBQ for all participants. For more information, visit the Murraylands Swans Facebook page or email MurraylandsSwansWFC@outlook.com.
Combined launch party for Mr Murphy Adelaide Hills, Riverside Woodfired Pizza, Twin Bridges Distillery: 4pm–9pm at the Round House, 146 Railway Terrace, Murray Bridge. Three businesses invite you to their combined launch party. You can enjoy free slices of hot cheesy pizza from Riverside Woodfired Pizza’s mobile oven; sample a glass of red, white or sparkling wine from Mr Murphy Adelaide Hills; and taste Twin Bridges Distillery’s Downstream and Sunset Downstream gin. You can also purchase a 9” pizza ($15 each), gin and mixer, glasses of Mr Murphy Adelaide Hills wine, cocktails, soft drinks and bottled water.
Sunday ⛅ 21°
Ngarrindjeri weaving workshop with Aunty Ellen Trevorrow: 10am–4pm at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery. Experience a full day of Ngarrindjeri culture, storytelling and weaving with a world-renowned master cultural weaver. Cost: $130 or $115 concession. This includes all materials and tea and coffee, but please bring your own lunch. Bookings essential: Eventbrite
Monday ☀ 24°
Funeral of Melva Lorraine Morris: 10.30am at Minge Chapel, 63 Swanport Rd, Murray Bridge. For more information, contact Minge Funerals on 8531 1111 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grandparents for Grandchildren: 12.30pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Join a safe space to create a community of support with Monica and Joanne, for grandparents who are carers.
Murray Bridge council meeting: 7pm in the Council Chamber, Local Government Centre, 2 Seventh Street, Murray Bridge. Three days before this public meeting, council and committee agendas are posted on the council website. For more information, visit the Murray Bridge Council website or phone the council on 8539 1100.
Getting older – let’s talk about it! Ageing well in your community: 10am–12.30pm every Tuesday at the Tailem Bend Community Centre. In this free eight-week conversation series, facilitated by Zest Creative, you can share with and learn from others about what it takes to successfully grow older with meaning, purpose and passion. Some of the topics to be explored include home, belonging and community; ageism; money matters; living with meaning and purpose; and the importance of social connection. Bookings: phone 8572 3513 oir email email@example.com.
Author Talk with Penelope Janu: 11am at the Murray Bridge Library. Come along and support Australian fiction author Penelope Janu. Bookings: phone the library on 8539 1175.
Cyber security information session for business: 8.30am for an 8.45 start–10.30am at the Murray Room, Level 1, Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Do you want to protect your business from cybercrime? This information session from the Department of Industry, Science and Resources should be useful for small and medium businesses – including owners, CEOs, directors, managers and employees – with a basic level of literacy and cyber-security awareness. The session will cover the following areas: the most common cyber threats in Australia today; effective mitigation strategies to uplift your cyber security; free information and resources you can use to assess your business’s readiness for cyber attack; programs and services available to support your business. Cost: Free. Light bites, tea and coffee are provided. Register: Eventbrite. For more information, contact Elise Gordon on 0466 813 875 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coffee + yarn time: 12.30pm–2.30pm at Tinyeri Children’s Centre for Early Childhood Development and Parenting, 65 Jarvis Avenue, Murray Bridge. This group for Aboriginal mums and mums with Aboriginal children is about strengthening and celebrating culture. Term 1 goes from 15 February to 12 April. For more information, contact Aunty Lyn on 8531 1515.
Funeral of Carole Jeanette Thiele: 2.30pm at Minge Chapel, 63 Swanport Rd, Murray Bridge. For more information, contact Minge Funerals on 8531 1111 or at email@example.com.
Woolworths Cricket Blast Murray Bridge ATSI clinic: 4pm–5pm at Johnstone Park, Murray Bridge. This event is for kids wanting to play cricket. They’ll have a blast! Register at playcricket.com.au.
Creative Kids Craft – Valentine’s Day: 4pm–5pm at the Murray Bridge Library. Come along to the Murray Bridge Library and enjoy some craft with your friends. This particular session has a Valentine Day’s theme.
Baby playgroup: 9.30am–11.30am at Tinyeri Children’s Centre for Early Childhood Development and Parenting, 65 Jarvis Avenue, Murray Bridge. This fortnightly meeting is a relaxed, nurturing and fun space for both babies and caregivers to connect and explore. For more information, phone 8531 1515 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Council grants information session: 12pm in the upstairs meeting room of the Performing Arts and Function Centre (Town Hall). Find out more about the Rural City of Murray Bridge Community and Environment Grants program. For more infromation and to RSVP, contact Simone Zrna on 8539 1182 or by email at email@example.com.
Blue Light Disco: 5.30pm–7.30pm at the Station Youth Centre, 3 Railway Tce, Murray Bridge. Welcome back, Blue Light Discos! This police-supervised lock-in event for 7 to 13 year olds is alcohol- and drug-free. There will be games and prizes to win and food and drinks available to purchase. Former Power FM identity Steve Murphy will be the DJ. Tickets: $5 door entry. For more information, contact the Murray Bridge Police on 8535 6020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday night at the movies – Falling for Figaro: 5.30 pm at the Murray Bridge Library. If you’re feeling all loved up after Valentine’s Day, why not see this romantic movie about a woman who leaves a boring job to become an opera singer and finds romance along the way? Bookings: contact the library on 8539 1175.
Correction: This week’s Murray Bridge council meeting is on Monday, not Tuesday; and a council grants information session is on Thursday, not Wednesday.
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