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Things to do in Murray Bridge: September 15-21, 2023
All you need to know about pedal prix, the River Murray netball grand final, Rhythms of Ireland and more.
Thousands of people will descend on Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge this weekend for one of the Murraylands’ biggest annual events.
The Australian International Pedal Prix is the final race of the HPV Super Series, and the biggest race of its kind in the world.
Racing will start at 12pm on Saturday and finish at 12pm on Sunday; entry is $15.
If you do head down there, cheer on the local teams, including Murray Bridge North School, Unity College and Murray Bridge High School.
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Friday ☀️ 24°
Free food Friday: 12pm–1pm at Duttons Murray Bridge, 45 Adelaide Road, Murray Bridge. See 5MU’s Adam and Jennie and the team at Duttons Murray Bridge, and enjoy delicious free pizza thanks to Riverside Woodfired Pizza.
Greyhound racing: 5.30pm–8.30pm (every third Friday of the month) at the Murray Bridge Racing Club, 2 Kennett Road, Murray Bridge. View some of SA’s best greyhound racing, and have a great meal. For more information, contact Trevor Morgan on 8532 33300 or at email@example.com. For meal bookings, contact Doyle’s Function Centre on 0475 682 466.
Live music in the lounge: 7.30-10.30pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge.
Saturday ☀️ 29°
Sporting Car Club of SA state motor racing championship, round four: At Shell V-Power Motorsport Park, Tailem Bend. Continues Sunday.
River Murray Netball Association grand finals: 8.30am–4.30pm at Jaensch Park, Tailem Bend. Including A grade grand final, Imperials v Mypolonga, at 3.25pm; entry via Second Avenue. More information: www.facebook.com.
Furever Farms open day: 11am–5pm at Furever Farm, 148 Gogel Road, Rockleigh. Come along to a fun day to celebrate animals (without cruelty). There’ll be amazing vegan food vendors, market stalls, face painting, rock painting, music and more. Furever Farms is a charity that raises money for the care of animals who are orphaned, abused and/or disabled. Cost: $5 entry or $20 per car load.
Australian International Pedal Prix: From 12pm at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. The 37th running of the Australian International Pedal Prix, the biggest human powered vehicle race in the world, and the final round of the Australian HPV Super Series. Twenty-four hours of racing will begin at 12 noon. Tickets: $15.
Silk scarf painting with Helen Moon: 1.30pm–3.30pm at Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, 27 Sixth Street, Murray Bridge. Embrace spring by creating colourful silk scarves to wear or gift to a friend. Age range: 18+. Tickets $61 or $56 concesssion at eventbrite.com.
Sunday ☀️ 33°
Australian International Pedal Prix: At Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Twenty-four hours of racing will finish at 12 noon. Tickets: $15.
Sporting Car Club of SA state motor racing championship, round four: At Shell V-Power Motorsport Park, Tailem Bend.
Wild bird watch and walk: 9am-1pm at Monarto Safari Park. A guided, four-hour twitching experience and your opportunity to see more than 100 species of wild birds across the natural mallee woodland landscape of the park. Book: $40 plus park entry at www.monartosafari.com.au.
Live music in the lounge: 2-5pm at the Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge.
Monday ☀️ 32°
Funeral service for Coral Bristow: 10.30am at the Minge Chapel, Murray Bridge.
Rhythms of Ireland: 4.30pm and 7.30pm at Murray Bridge Performing Arts + Function Centre, 13–17 Bridge Street, Murray Bridge. On their 15-year anniversary tour, Ireland’s “The Rhythms of Ireland” returns to Australia. Seen by over two million people, “The Rhythms of Ireland” is an all-ages show that takes you through the colourful history of Ireland, with music and dance that celebrates the nation’s enduring spirit and cultural heritage. Tickets: $79.90 at events.ticketbooth.com.au (4pm) or events.ticketbooth.com.au
Tuesday ⛅ 26°
eSafety with BeConnected: 9.30am–10.30am at the Murray Bridge Library. From news and weather to health warnings and essential government services, there’s so much useful information on Australian government websites that’s free to access. This presentation will show you how using government website can benefit you, including a step-by-step guide to setting up your own MyGov account, so you can manage your online government services easily and conveniently. Bookings: Phone 8539 1175, email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to library staff.
Coorong District Council meeting: 5pm at Tailem Bend Town Hall.
Wednesday ⛅ 19°
Home security information session: 10am–2pm at the Murray Bridge Library. Find out how to keep your home safe while you’re away and more. Presented by Senior Constable David Brown from the Crime Prevention Section at SAPOL. For more information, please phone 8539 1175 or email email@example.com.
Creative Kids Craft – badges: 4pm–5pm at the Murray Bridge Library. If you’re aged from five to 12, come to the Murray Bridge Library and make some craft with your friends. Bookings essential: Phone 8539 1175 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Australian Girls Choir, live in concert with Murray Bridge High School: 6pm at Murray Bridge Performing Arts and Function Centre, 13 Bridge Street, Murray Bridge. Tickets: $10 (adult); $7 (student/concession) at trybooking.com.
Thursday ⛅ 19°
Classic Harmony Hits with the Sherrahs: 11am at Murray Bridge Performing Arts + Function Centre, 13–17 Bridge Street, Murray Bridge. The Sherrahs are well known around Australia for their amazing harmony singing. Hear what the fuss is about as they perform songs by the Eagles, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Simon and Garfunkel, the Seekers, the Everly Brothers, songs from New Zealand, Australia and more in this all-ages show. Tickets: $20 from events.ticketbooth.com.au.
Funeral service for Sylvia McLean: 11am at the Minge Chapel, Murray Bridge.
Murray Bridge Community Centre annual general meeting: 1.30pm at the Square Community Centre, 2 South Terrace. Refreshments provided. RSVP: email@example.com.
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