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Things to do in Murray Bridge: June 9–15, 2023
All you need to know about the SA ski-racing state titles, Where's Your Wonderland, healthy cooking demonstrations and more.
Now that it’s safe again to enjoy activities by the river, why not spend a day or two this weekend at Sturt Reserve to watch the excitement and spectacle of the ski-racing South Australian titles?
The titles are a chance for entrants to spend more time on the water before the world championships selection races.
A coffee van will be available at 7am on Saturday and Sunday, but bring your own brekkie.
You can purchase lunch and dinner from the 1924 Riverfront Steakhouse and coffee, lunch and dinner from the community club.
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Ski Racing SA state titles: Breatho 7am; briefing 7.30am at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. See the state’s finest ski racing. A coffee van will be available from 7am. The 1924 Riverfront Steakhouse will be open for lunch and dinner, and the community club will be open for coffee, lunch and dinner. Race schedule: skiracingsa.com/events. Continues Sunday. More information: Graeme Stegmeyer, 0407 712 592 or email@example.com.
Ski Racing SA state titles: Breatho 7am, briefing 7.30am at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. See the state’s finest ski racing. A coffee van will be available from 7am. The 1924 Riverfront Steakhouse will be open for lunch and dinner, and the community club will be open for coffee, lunch and dinner. Race schedule: skiracingsa.com/events/. More information: Graeme Stegmeyer, 0407 712 592 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SA Truck and Ute Show: 9am-4pm at Mary Ann Reserve and Randell Street, Mannum. Exhibition of trucks, utes and four-wheel drives; trade displays, market stalls; shops, cafes and pubs open; live music; children’s amusements. Admission: $8.50 at www.trybooking.com or $10 on the gate, children under 16 free.
Murray Bridge Community Band quintet: 2pm at the Lounge, Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. If you haven’t had enough wind from the recent storms, the Murray Bridge Community Band quintet will blow you away with their live performance. The quintet consists of a trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet and two saxophones.
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Horse racing: 11am–5pm at Murray Bridge Racing Club, Gifford Hill. See eight different horse races of varying lengths, with each race having a prize pool of $22,000.
Every Body Play Callington: From 9.30am at Callington Recreation Community Centre, 20 Callington Road, Callington. Join a kids’ playgroup for coffee and craft. Registrations: Phone Ellie on 8344 2722 or email Ellie.Bahnisch@playgroupsa.com.au.
OzHarvest Nest program – Cooking on a budget: (originally meant to start on June 7) 10.30am–1pm (every Wednesday for six weeks) at the Haven, Murray Bridge Community Centre, 18 Beatty Terrace. The Haven and Ozharvest have joined forces to present the free Nest program. Learn how to cook on a budget and create delicious meals the whole family will enjoy. At the end of the six-week program, you’ll receive a certificate, take-home resources and your own copy of the Ozharvest Everyday Cookbook, packed with simple, healthy and delicious recipes that mostly cost less than $3 per serve. Bookings: Phone Helen on 0466 809 400.
Scams: 10am–12pm at the Murray Bridge Library. Listen to a talk about scam awareness and how to protect yourself online. This event is presented by a senior constable from the Crime Prevention Section at SAPOL. Bookings: Phone the library on 8539 1175 or speak to staff. For more information, phone the library on 8539 1175 or email email@example.com.
Where’s Your Wonderland? Murray River Glows special event: From 10am (Thursday to Sunday) at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery. Visit the gallery to pick up your Murray River Glows and a free glow-stick from the gallery shop. While there, you can use the custom phone booth to create an image in the style of the current gallery exhibition, Naomi Hobson: Adolescent Wonderland; have your picture printed to contribute to the evolving 2.5m wide community artwork; enter the Where’s Your Wonderland photo competition; and explore the 3 AR murals on nearby Seventh Street. For more information, phone the gallery on 8539 1420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Murray River Glows: From 5pm (after dark) from June 15 to June 18 at Wharf Hill Reserve (opposite the Bridgeport Hotel), Lot 8 East Terrace, Murray Bridge. As part of the Murray Bridge Council’s Flood Recovery Plan, Murray Bridge will shine in this free four-day festival. The event will feature an interactive lighting display around the rose garden at Wharf Hill and the Murray Bridge town centre. There will be food vans, live music and – on Saturday night – fireworks set against the backdrop of the River Murray. For more information, phone the Murray Bridge Information Centre on 8539 1142 or email email@example.com.
Sprout Cooking and Health Studio cooking demonstrations: Session 1, 4.30pm–5.30pm; Session 2, 6.15pm–7.15pm at the Murray Bridge Library. Bookings: Phone the library on 8539 1175. For more information, phone the library on 8539 1175 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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