Things to do in Murray Bridge: November 12-18, 2021

All you need to know about the Murraylands Jobs Fair, Sixth Street Handmade, Ultimate Pink Night and more.

A jobs fair at the Bridges Event Centre will help job seekers connect with employers this Friday. Photo: Department for Education, Skills and Employment.

If you’re looking for a job in the Murraylands, you’ll want to get up to Gifford Hill this Friday.

The Murraylands Jobs Fair will bring together job seekers, employers and service providers at the Bridges Event Centre.

MTE SA, the Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Thomas Foods International and Viterra will be among the companies exhibiting.

Workshops will focus on what employers want, apprenticeships and traineeships, the agriculture industry in the morning and the caring industry in the afternoon.

Job seekers should bring along copies of their resume, in hard copy and/or on a USB.

Free shuttle buses will take people from the east side, Swanport Road, the east side, the visitor information centre and Adelaide Road up to two sessions at the venue, from 10am-12.30pm and 1.30-4pm.

Friday ☂ 18°

Using your iPhone: 10am-12pm at Murray Bridge Library. Tech Smart Community training session for people of all ages and skill levels. Book: 8539 1175.

Murraylands Jobs Fair: 10am-12.30pm and 1.30-4pm at the Bridges Event Centre, Gifford Hill. Chat with employers, discuss job opportunities and career options, have your resume reviewed or practise a job interview. Register: www.eventbrite.com.au.

Connor Hudson: 6-10pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Saturday ☂ 18°

Ultimate Pink Night: From 5pm at Murray Bridge Speedway. Sprintcars, V6 sprints’ Zeke Agars Classic, late models, AMCAs, classics, free entry for the first 500 women and girls with gold coin donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, prizes for best-dressed in pink. Tickets: $30/25/15/5/free at tickets.speedwaytickets.com.au.

Chasing Lights: 6-10pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Musical favourites: 6.30-10pm at Green Wall Studio, 24A Joseph Street, Murray Bridge. Night and Day Cabaret Session featuring local performers, bring your own platter, drinks and snacks available for purchase. Tickets: From $15 at www.trybooking.com.

A highlight of Murray Bridge’s arts calendar, Sixth Street Handmade, will be on again this Sunday. Photo: Sixth Street Handmade Artist Market/Facebook.

Sunday ⛅ 18°

Sixth Street Handmade: 10am-3pm on Sixth Street, Murray Bridge. Market featuring more than 30 makers of art, craft, jewellery, ceramics, skin care products, homewares, plants and more, plus live music from Max Savage and others, children’s activities, food and a custom-made bar.

Church in the park: 10.30am at Long Island Reserve, Murray Bridge. Salvation Army church service led by the Adelaide Salvation Army Band and Captains Tim and Claire Watson.

Come and try AFL: 11am at Le Messurier Oval, Murray Bridge. Come-and-try day for women and girls with the Murraylands Swans Women’s Football Club, free barbecue for participants.

Free women’s and girls’ golf session: 1-2.30pm at Murray Bridge Golf Club. Free grip, stance and swing session, then play a few holes and enjoy a free coffee or soft drink afterwards.

Chasing Lights: 2-3pm at Murray Bridge Library. Sunday Sessions live music.

Noel and Karen Kneebone: 2-5pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge. Live music.

Monday ☂ 18°

Give blood in Murray Bridge: 12-6pm at John Dohler Hall, 31 Swanport Road. Donate to the Australian Red Cross’ Lifeblood service, continues until Thursday.

Tuesday ⛅ 21°

Give blood in Murray Bridge: 10am-6.30pm at John Dohler Hall, 31 Swanport Road. Donate to the Australian Red Cross’ Lifeblood service, continues until Thursday.

Wednesday ☂ 23°

Give blood in Murray Bridge: 10am-6.30pm at John Dohler Hall, 31 Swanport Road. Donate to the Australian Red Cross’ Lifeblood service, continues Thursday.

Author talk with Judy Nunn: 11am-1pm at Murray Bridge Library. The author makes an appearance by video link from New South Wales to talk about all things writing and her book Showtime. Book: 8539 1175.

Rainbow owls: 4-5pm at Murray Bridge Library. Creative kids craft session for ages five to 12. Bookings essential: 8539 1175.

Thursday ☂ 27°

Give blood in Murray Bridge: 8.30am-3pm at John Dohler Hall, 31 Swanport Road. Donate to the Australian Red Cross’ Lifeblood service.

Diamond Wonders: 11am at Murray Bridge Town Hall. Musical tribute to Neil Diamond and Stevie Wonder performed by the Fab Two, Troy Harrison and Ravie Varmaan. Pre-purchase of tickets essential: $20 at events.ticketbooth.com.au.

Life stories with Peri: 2-4pm at Murray Bridge Community Centre, 18 Beatty Terrace. Put your memories, achievements or funny stories into words with Murray Bridge News journalist Peri Strathearn.

Monarto community meeting: 7-8pm at Monarto Memorial Hall. Imagine a fresh and authentic identity for your township with the Rural City of Murray Bridge.


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