Things to do in Murray Bridge: March 24-30, 2023
All you need to know about the Australian Pro Sprints Championship, Murray Bridge Band Festival, an African community day and more.
A new national champion will be crowned at Murray Bridge Speedway this weekend after Matt Egel’s withdrawal from the Australian Pro Sprints Championship decider.
Egel, who won the title at the same venue last year, announced on Monday that he had been unable to lease a motor for his 360 sprint car in time.
Who will be the king or queen of Australian speedway racing?
You’ll have to head along on Friday and Saturday night to find out – or watch the live stream at www.clayperview.com.
Friday ⛅ 24°
Free hep C finger-stick tests: 9am-2pm at Murray Bridge Community Centre. Ten-minute test, same-day results. Free.
Wellbeing walk: From 10am, starting at the Square, Murray Bridge. All welcome; bring your friends, stroller, dog or just yourself; no booking needed.
Funeral service for Kenneth Theodore Zadow: 10.30am at Christ Church Lutheran, Murray Bridge.
Car seat fitting day: 12.40-5pm in the Murray Bridge Swimming Centre car park. Have your car seat fitting checked by Kidsafe SA so you can be confident your precious cargo is travelling safely. Bookings essential: www.kidsafesa.com.au/community-fitting-days.
Funeral service for Alaine Fay Hughes: 2pm at the Minge Chapel, Murray Bridge.
Australian Pro Sprints Championship, night one: From 5pm at Murray Bridge Speedway. 360 sprintcars, street stocks and V6 sprints; engine starts 6pm, first event 7pm; continues Saturday. Tickets: $30/25/15/5 at tickets.speedwaytickets.com.au.
Live at the Station: 5.30-9pm at the Station, Murray Bridge. Young local musicians will perform in a mix of genres – rock, funk, hip hop, reggae and more – at this family-friendly event; alcohol not permitted. Free.
Murray Bridge High School formal: 6-9pm at Murray Bridge Town Hall.
Acoustic sessions: 7.30-10.30pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.
Saturday ⛅ 24°
Australian Pro Sprints Championship, night two: From 5pm at Murray Bridge Speedway. 360 sprintcars, street stocks and V6 sprints; engine starts 6pm, first event 7pm. Tickets: $35/30/30/5 at tickets.speedwaytickets.com.au.
Trick Shot and Gypsie Junkies: From 7pm at Callington Recreation Community Centre. Live music, bar open from 5pm, dinner from 6pm. Free entry.
Sunday ☔ 23°
Horse racing: From 11am at Murray Bridge Racing Club. There’s nothing like a day at the races. Tickets: From $16.90 at www.moshtix.com.au.
Out of Order and Kevin Sporer: 11am-4pm at the Imperial Football Club, Murray Bridge. Murray Bridge Country Music Club event. Admission: $12/10.
Murray Bridge Band Festival: From 1pm at Murray Bridge Town Hall. Four bands – Murray Bridge, Hahndorf, Mount Barker and Strathalbyn – for 40 minutes each, playing jazz, swing, blues and modern music; afternoon tea provided. Tickets: $15/10 at the door.
Family fun day: 2-6pm at Murray Bridge United Soccer Club. Join the African Community of the Murraylands SA for a day of family-friendly sports and fitness activities and a barbecue. RSVP: Jean-Marie 0469 382 994.
Acoustic sessions: 2-5pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.
Monday ⛅ 24°
Monday Memories: 10am at Tailem Bend Community Library. Tailem Bend Historians remember the River Murray floods, all welcome.
Author talk with Cheryl Adams: 2-3pm at Murray Bridge Library. For readers of Victoria Purman, Kate Quinn and Alli Sinclair comes We’ll Meet Again, a poignant story of love, loss, ambition and family set against the dramatic backdrop of the Second World War. Book: Call 8539 1175 or speak to library staff.
Tuesday ⛅ 23°
Murraylands health and care sector breakfast: 7.30-9.30am at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Breakfast and networking with health, care and support sector employers. Reserve a spot: www.eventbrite.com.au.
Creative kids craft – Easter: 4-5pm at Murray Bridge Library. For children aged 5-12. Bookings essential: Call 8539 1175 or speak to library staff.
Wednesday ⛅ 21°
Home security: 10am-12pm at Murray Bridge Library. In this talk, SA Police will cover how to protect your home when you are away, identity theft and the home assist program. Book: Call 8539 1175 or speak to library staff.
Thursday ⛅ 21°
Bad Education: 5.30pm at Murray Bridge Library. Thursday night movie about an embezzlement scheme at a school.
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