Sonshine Diary

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April 2019

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1 April
2 April

Ask Anything – Explore Christianity

Event time: 7-8.30pm

 Head along to ask anything which is about creating a space for respectful conversations between people who may think differently about God or faith and the questions that are most frequently asked. Is there a God? Why does God allow suffering? What about God and evil? Is the Bible reliable? Is Jesus worth considering? Cost...

English Classes

Event time: 1-3pm

 Head along if you need help with reading, writing or speaking English? We are here to help you. We run interactive group classes in Merriwa and Wanneroo on Tuesday afternoons, and in Banksia Grove on Wednesday afternoons. All these lessons are free and creche is provided. Come along and improve your English. Cost (if applicable):...
3 April
4 April
5 April

Lakeside Lightning SBL and WSBL

Event time: 6.30/8.30pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball league games. South of the river see the Lakeside Lightning play Joondalup Wolves this Friday night, 6.30pm and 8.30pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): $6 Child, $8 Concession, $10 Adult Location:...

Catch-Ups Applecross

Event time: 5-7pm

 Head along and become part of a new network, connecting your business with others who will help support and grow your business in the long-term. Catch-ups is a networking and mentoring group who encourage and support local business people who have stepped out to make their mark. We believe that our authentic connections Cost (if...
6 April

Give to be Given

Event time: Tue 7pm, Sat 6am

 Give to be Given is a family run homeless support ministry who give out meals twice a week in Fremantle. They need help. As winter approaches can you donate blankets, beanies, socks, gloves, jackets which are in great need. We also take donations of soft drinks, coffee, sugar, cakes and biscuits so they can distribute...

Community Fair

Event time: 10-2pm

 Head along to this community fair organised by Deo Gloria Community Church where you will find delicious South African gourmet on sale. Vetkoek, Sosaties, Pancakes, Boerewors, Koeksisters and more! Browse through the stalls, enjoy a break at the tea garden and fill up on good food and sweet treats while the children enjoy the fun...

Come Try Hockey

Event time: 10-Noon

 Melville City Hockey Club would like to invite all kids from Pre-Primary to Year 4 to come and give hockey a go! Hockey is a great sport that all the family can play. Come along on 6 April and have some fun with us. No experience necessary, all equipment provided, free sausage sizzle for the...

Stirling Senators SBL and WSBL

Event time: 6/8pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball league games. North of the River see the Warwick Senators play the Willetton Tigers this Saturday night, 6pm and 8pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): Location: Warwick Stadium Waneroo Road WARWICK...
7 April

The Mysterious ANZAC Cottage Fund

Event time: 1-4pm

 Head along to hear all about the ANZAC Cottage Fund started by raising funds to build ANZAC Cottage. Once that project was completed, concerts were held to add to the fund. The talks at 1:45 and 2:45 pm will describe the research sources explored as the Friends of ANZAC Cottage Inc investigated ‘what was that...

Pets at the Park

Event time: 8-Noon

 Head along to the annual Pets at the Park is the purr-fect opportunity for animal-lovers to get together, “paws” for thought and share “a-mews-ing tails”. Pets of all shapes and sizes can come along to enjoy a pet show, agility and training demonstrations and various kids’ activities. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: College Park Melvista...
8 April

Carey Baptist CollegeSchool Tour

Event time: 9.30am

 Carey Baptist College invites interested families to join our Principals on a tour of our vibrant campus and hear about the many features of a Carey education. If you are interested in immediate enrolment opportunities, please contact Enrolments: Harrisdale (08) 9394 9190. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Carey Baptist College – Harrisdale Harrisdale Contact details:...
9 April

Give to be Given

Event time: Tue 7pm, Sat 6am

 Give to be Given is a family run homeless support ministry who give out meals twice a week in Fremantle. They need help. As winter approaches can you donate blankets, beanies, socks, gloves, jackets which are in great need. We also take donations of soft drinks, coffee, sugar, cakes and biscuits so they can distribute...

Ask Anything – Explore Christianity

Event time: 7-8.30pm

 Head along to ask anything which is about creating a space for respectful conversations between people who may think differently about God or faith and the questions that are most frequently asked. Is there a God? Why does God allow suffering? What about God and evil? Is the Bible reliable? Is Jesus worth considering? Cost...

English Classes

Event time: 1-3pm

 Head along if you need help with reading, writing or speaking English? We are here to help you. We run interactive group classes in Merriwa and Wanneroo on Tuesday afternoons, and in Banksia Grove on Wednesday afternoons. All these lessons are free and creche is provided. Come along and improve your English. Cost (if applicable):...
10 April

Surfcasters general meeting

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to the Surfcast and Angling Club of WA Inc’s general meeting and learn to catch more fish, go on trips and compete in events at their friendly fishing club. New friends and all ages welcome. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Yokine Reserve Club Rooms Contact details: Chris Surfcast@iinet.net.au http://www.surfcasters.iinet.net.au
11 April
12 April

Get a feel for cottage life at the Bethanie Esprit activity afternoon

Event time: 3-6pm

 Head along to Bethanie Esprit Retirement Village in Eaton you can get a first-hand look and a feel for what cottage life will be like in an afternoon of activities and fun Living there means you can do more of what you love and less of what you don’t. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Bethanie...

Catch-Ups Osborne Park

Event time: Noon-2pm

 Head along to Osborne Park Catch Ups is a networking and mentoring group that gives you the opportunity to become part of a new network, connect your business with others who will help support and grow your business in the long-term. We encourage & support local businesses who have stepped out to make their mark...

Lakeside Lightning SBL and WSBL

Event time: 6.30/8.30pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball league games. South of the river see the Lakeside Lightning play Willetton Tigers this Friday night, 6.30pm and 8.30pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): $6 Child, $8 Concession, $10 Adult Location:...
13 April

Give to be Given

Event time: Tue 7pm, Sat 6am

 Give to be Given is a family run homeless support ministry who give out meals twice a week in Fremantle. They need help. As winter approaches can you donate blankets, beanies, socks, gloves, jackets which are in great need. We also take donations of soft drinks, coffee, sugar, cakes and biscuits so they can distribute...

Youth Week WA 2019 KickstART Festival

Event time: Varies

 You are invited to the 9th annual Youth Week WA KickstART Festival! Propel youth arts are delighted to offer over 40 free events across seven days for creative young people aged 12-26. This includes workshops, live performances, markets, exhibitions, installations, talks, mentorships, and even a prom to cap it all off! Cost (if applicable): Free...

Stirling Senators SBL and WSBL

Event time: 6/8pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball league games. North of the River see the Warwick Senators play the Mandurah Magic this Saturday night, 6pm and 8pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): Location: Warwick Stadium Waneroo Road WARWICK...

For the Love of Sport: A quiz for sports people

Event time: 6.30-9.30pm

 Head along if you love your sport and passionate about Jesus? Put your sports knowledge to the test and spend this quiz night connecting with other christian sports players, fans, coaches and sports lovers. Over $1000 in prizes to be won. Book a table now at https://www.sportsplusperth.com/sports-quiz-2019 Cost (if applicable): $140 per table of 8...
14 April

Easter Fair

Event time: 4-7pm

 Bassendean Church of Christ warmly invite you to our annual Easter Fair! Come along from 4pm to enjoy all the fun & free activities including face painting, animal farm, games, crafts & sports, puppet show, Easter egg hunt, free Mr Whippy & sausage sizzle (from 6pm). Lots of fun for all the family! Cost (if...
15 April
16 April
17 April

The Whole Beast – A Progressive Culinary Experience

Event time: 6pm

 Head along and enjoy a progressive culinary experience through the award winning-venues of Brookfield Place, where each course is expertly accompanied with matching wines and exclusive pre-season performances from West Australian Opera. Cost (if applicable): $150 Location: Brookfield Place Perth Contact details: Daniele administration@waopera.asn.au 08 9278 8999 https://www.facebook.com/events/382949255819351/
18 April

Lakeside Lightning SBL and WSBL

Event time: 6.30/8.30pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball league games. South of the River see the Lakeside Lightning play Cockburn Cougars this Thursday night, 6.30pm & 8.30 pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): Location: Wally Hagan Basketball Stadium Starling...

Stirling Senators SBL and WSBL

Event time: 6.30/8.30pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball league games. North of the River see the Warwick Senators play the Perth Redbacks this Thursday night, 6.30pm and 8.30pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): Location: Warwick Stadium Waneroo Road WARWICK...
19 April

Easter Weekend

Event time: see details

 You’re invited by Gracelife to celebrate the beauty and boldness of Jesus’ cross, on Goods Friday! The pinnacle of Christian faith is in His resurrection. Easter Sunday marks the celebration of Jesus’ triumph! Come and join us, and invite a loved one Friday at 9am at 66 Woodlake Boulevard Ellenbrook Friday 7pm at 2 Exchange...

Easter Services

Event time: Good Friday 9.00am - Easter Sunday 9.30am and 6.00pm

 Head along and hear a message of hope. Lead Pastor Gordon Bassett will be preaching the series ‘Steps to the Resurrection’. After the services enjoy a cuppa with hot cross buns and easter eggs in Spires Cafe. Children’s programs provided for all ages. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Spires Life Church Cnr Ingram & Baldivis...
20 April
21 April

Launch Service

Event time: 4pm

 Head along to Perth’s newest church, Everlife Church will have its first ever service this Easter Sunday. Families are catered for with an Easter egg hunt and other activities for the kids! Cost (if applicable): Location: Osborne Community Hub Contact details: Shaphan Williams shaphan@everlife.church 0415 175 015 http://www.everlife.church

Dawn Easter Service

Event time: 6.30am

 Uniting church invite you to join them for their annual Dawn Service on Easter Day Join us in celebrating Christ’s victory over death as the sun rises over our city. For more Easter celebrations visit our website, www.perthunitingchurch.org.au Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Roe Gardens Kings Park PERTH 6847 Contact details: Karen admin@ucic.org.au 6103 4222...

Easter Sunday

Event time: 9.30am

 Head along and join Kalamunda church for their Easter Sunday celebration service Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Church of Christ Kalamunda 20 Mileti Road LESMURDIE 6076 Contact details: Nicky Info@kalamunda.church 08 9291 7813 http://kalamunda.church
22 April
23 April
24 April
25 April

ANZAC Day at ANZAC Cottage Together Forever- Families Unite in Remembrance on

Event time: 3-6pm

 The Friends of ANZAC Cottage invites you to join them for a variety of family friendly activities for ANZAC Day 2019 including a free wreath making workshop for children at 4pm, the Field of Remembrance, the performances of the Ngaru Pou Maori Cultural Group and Random Axe culminating with the Sunset Service at 5:15pm. Cost...

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Event time: 6am

 Head along to the Anzac Day Dawn Service at St. Stephen’s. The service will be held on the lawn at the front of the church. This year’s theme is “They Came from near and far”. A display in the hall will feature the contribution of Migrants and Aboriginal veterans. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: St...

Stirling Senators SBL and WSBL

Event time: 1pm and 3pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball League games. North of the River see the Warwick Senators play the Perry lakes Hawks this Thursday afternoon, 1pm and 3pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): Location: Bendat Basketball Centre 201...
26 April

Catch-Ups Osborne Park

Event time: Noon-2pm

 Head along to Osborne Park Catch Ups is a networking and mentoring group that gives you the opportunity to become part of a new network, connect your business with others who will help support and grow your business in the long-term. We encourage & support local businesses who have stepped out to make their mark...

Lakeside Lightning SBL and WSBL

Event time: 6.30/8.30pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball league games. South of the river see the Lakeside Lightning play Rockingham Flames this Friday night, 6.30pm and 8.30pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): $6 Child, $8 Concession, $10 Adult Location:...
27 April

FCM April Breakfast with Mark and Addie Twyerould

Event time: 7.50am

 Mark and Addie Twyerould are full-time missionaries serving with Youth With a Mission here in Perth. They have been involved with YWAM since 2010, studying, facilitating mission trips and training students in the basics of discipleship, Biblical Christian Counselling, and Bible study. Mark lived in Turkey for two years where he gained a heart for...

2019

Event time: Fri 26 & Sat 27 April 10-4pm; Sun 28 April 11-4pm. Official opening 26 April at 7pm

 Head along to the 10th Anniversary Exhibition with 100+ artworks by local artists. All artworks are for sale. Coffee, tea & fresh baked biscuits will also be available to purchase and enjoy on our verandah. Everyone is welcome to drop in. Cost (if applicable): $2 Location: St Mary Magdalene Anglican Church 113 Lysander Avenue HEATHRIDGE...

Lakeside Lightning SBL and WSBL

Event time: 6pm/8pm

 If you’re looking for a great low cost highly entertaining family night out this weekend then get along courtside to your local State Basketball league games. South of the River see the Lakeside Lightning play South West Slammers this Saturday night, 6pm and 8pm tip offs. Cost (if applicable): Location: Eaton Recreation Centre 18 Recreation...
28 April

Woodloes Homestead Open Day

Event time: 10-4pm

 Head along to view this delightful 1870s homestead with a guided tour. A variety of stalls and demonstrations on the day including model ships, hand tools and heritage engines. Climb aboard a free bus tour of the local heritage spots to hear some local stories. Story time and activities for the kids. Cost (if applicable):...

2019

Event time: Fri 26 & Sat 27 April 10-4pm; Sun 28 April 11-4pm. Official opening 26 April at 7pm

 Head along to the 10th Anniversary Exhibition with 100+ artworks by local artists. All artworks are for sale. Coffee, tea & fresh baked biscuits will also be available to purchase and enjoy on our verandah. Everyone is welcome to drop in. Cost (if applicable): $2 Location: St Mary Magdalene Anglican Church 113 Lysander Avenue HEATHRIDGE...
29 April
30 April