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Things to do in Murray Bridge: June 2-8, 2023
All you need to know about Cars and Coffee, Paint the Bridge REaD, cooking on a budget and more.
How about this weather?
Embrace the start of winter with a steaming cup of coffee, hot doughnuts and egg-and-bacon-rolls at Cars and Coffee this Sunday morning at the wharf precinct car park, Wharf Road, Murray Bridge.
Heat up further by checking out the hot cars on display at this popular event Murray Bridge event.
Tastings at Farm Fresh Market: 9am–2pm at Farm Fresh Market, 185 Adelaide Road. Come along to celebrate Farm Fresh Market's 25th anniversary with tastings of local products, such as Aussie Apricots and Paradise Hill Honey. For more information, visit farmfreshmarket.net.au or phone 8531 2888.
My Country, My Land exhibition opening: 1.30pm–3.30pm at the Coorong Gallery, 95–101 Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend. This exhibition opens in Reconciliation Week and runs until early August. It’s a celebration of culture, history and heritage through the eyes of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of the Coorong and surrounding regions. For more information, contact the Coorong District Council on 1300 785 277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Games Night: 5pm–8.30pm Uniting Church Hall, 1 Narooma Boulevarde, Murray Bridge. All are welcome to enjoy the fun and laughter from playing games. Children are welcome, and pizza, drinks and ice-creams will be provided. For more information, contact Darren Lovell on 0466 411 784.
Paint the Bridge REaD – mascot launch: 10.30am–1pm at the Murray Bridge Performing Arts and Function Centre (Town Hall). Our Reading Egg is growing bigger all the time, with the community talking, reading, rhyming and singing to it. But eggs don’t hatch themselves you know, so come along to the hatching. All families with children aged zero to five are invited to come and celebrate. It will be a day full of fun activities, music and food, with special guest appearances by iconic children’s entertainer Peter Combe. Bookings: eventbrite.com.au.
Schnitzel dinner: Tailem Bend Golf Club (5pm for happy hour; 6.30pm for meals). Gotta love a schnitty! Music by Tony, who also does requests. Cost: $15 per person. To book a table, phone Josie on 0408 252 017.
Cars and Coffee Murray Bridge: 8am–10am at the wharf precinct car park, Wharf Road, Murray Bridge. Everyone is welcome to come along to see cool cars and grab a coffee, hot chocolate, milkshake, cold drinks and/or a bite to eat (doughnuts and egg-and-bacon rolls). For more information, phone Joanne Lovell on 0415 790 260 or email email@example.com.
Rally games day fancy dress: 9am at Murray Bridge Riding Club, 113 Old Princes Highway, Murray Bridge. Enjoy a fun day out at a rally, featuring games and fancy dress. A Texas barrel race and keyhole will also be included in the fun day. Cost: $25 (for day membership). For more information, phone 0438 532 336 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greyhound racing: 4.30pm–9pm (first Sunday of every month) at the Murray Bridge Greyhound Racing Club, 2 Kennett Road, Murray Bridge East. Watch some quality greyhound racing and have a great meal. Counter meals, full bar and TAB facilities are available. Cost: Free entry. For more information, visit greyhoundracingsa.com.au, phone Trevor Morgan on 8532 3300 or email email@example.com.
Community Wellbeing Walk: 12.30pm–1pm (every Monday and Thursday throughout June), starting at the Square, 2 South Terrace, Murray Bridge. All are welcome at this free, pram-friendly and animal-friendly initiative from the Murray Bridge Community Centre and Wellbeing SA. Bring a bottle of water and comfortable shoes. Each new walker will receive a free coffee voucher, redeemable at either Little Local Co or the GCS Cafe. For more information, contact Bridgette Syrus at the Murray Bridge Wellbeing Hub or on 0468 640 800.
Jump Outs (horse racing): 8am–11am at Murray Bridge Racing Club, Gifford Hill. Come along and see horses run in unofficial mock races. The categories of jump outs are two-year-olds, three-year-olds, maidens, open and three-year-olds. For more information, visit countryracingsa.com.au or phone 8532 2310.
Scams awareness: 1pm–2pm at the Tailem Bend Community Centre, 141 Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend. Come to a free information session, where SAPOL will share information about online safety and how to protect yourself from scams. Bookings: Phone 8572 3513.
Cooking on a budget: 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 delicous recipes that mostly cost less than $3 per serve. Bookings: Phone Helen on 0466 809 400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Murray Bridge Structure Plan – Community drop-in session 1: Anytime between 4pm to 6pm at the Local Government Centre, 2 Seventh Street, Murray Bridge. Council is preparing a structure plan to help guide the future growth and development of the city and identify which land, services and infrastructure are required to support this growth. This is the first of two community drop-in sessions and is an informal opportunity for you to speak with the experts from Holmes Dyer in person, find out more information about the project and provide verbal feedback. For more information on the structure plan, visit Murray Bridge Structure Plan or contact Nitsan Taylor or Natasha Holmes at Holmes Dyer on 7231 1889 or at email@example.com.
Art Connect: 4pm–6pm at the Station Youth Centre, 3–5 Railway Terrace, Murray Bridge. All skill levels are welcome at this free session for young people from 12 to 25 years old. Learn or practise aerosol, painting, drawing and stencilling skills and more. Further sessions will be held on June 22 and July 6. For more information, contact Aiden on 0427 400 635 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday Night Movies at the Library – The Zookeeper’s Wife (Rated M): 5.30pm–7.30pm at Murray Bridge Library, Level 2, 51 South Terrace, Murray Bridge. In 1939 in Poland, Antonina Zabinski and Jan Zabinski run the Warsaw Zoo. When the Nazis invade Poland, the Zabinskis work with the Resistance to save hundreds of lives. Bookings: Contact the library on 8539 1175 or email email@example.com.
Tailem Bend community information session – Draft 2023/24 Annual Business Plan and Budget: 6.30pm–7.30pm at the Coorong Civic Centre, 95–101 Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend. Find out more about the draft annual business plan and budget. Written submissions on the draft plan are invited until 9am on Friday June 9, 2023. Contact the Coorong District Council on 1300 785 277, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit coorong.sa.gov.au.
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