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October 2020

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1 October

Coffee & Connect

Event time: 10.30am

 Reading Time: 1 minute Church of Christ Kalamunda invites you to join them for an opportunity to have a coffee, connect and chat Held every Thursday at Esther Cafe in Kalamunda at 10.30am All welcome Cost (if applicable): Location: Esther Cafe 23 Haynes Street KALMUNDA 6076 Contact details: Stephen [email protected]
2 October

Men’s Prayer (Journeymen)

Event time: 6am

 Reading Time: 1 minute You are invited to join men’s prayer and fellowship, before dawn! Join the dozen who make this a priority. You will be encouraged and inspired. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Menora Church Unit 2, 14 Uppill Place WANGARA 6065 Contact details: [email protected] http://www.menora.church
3 October

Nigeria at 60 Celebration

Event time: 6.30pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Nigerian Association of Western Australia welcomes you to Nigeria at 60 celebration. This indoor event aims to foster community cohesiveness and strengthen resilience by way of sharing African foods, musical performances , fashion parade and other cultural displays with WA community. Cost (if applicable): $100 for families, $40 for singles and $ 25 for students...
4 October

Bibbulmun Birds

Event time: 8am

 Reading Time: 1 minute The Bibbulmun track foundation invites you to join then and encounter the birds of the jarrah forest on a 16km walk in the hills with Viv Read, amateur ornithologist, volunteer and experienced bushwalker from Birdlife WA. Includes ‘Common Birds of the South West Forests’ Bush Book. Don’t forget your binoculars! Cost (if applicable): $35 to...

L-Plates Pub Plod

Event time: 8.30am

 Reading Time: 1 minute Are you a first timer or do you just occasionally dabble in bushwalking then join the Bubbilmun track foundation to learn about what the Track has to offer you. The walk (approx. 12km with some hills) takes you through mixed jarrah forest with views over the Mundaring Weir to a Bibbulmun Track campsite. Great for...
5 October
6 October
7 October

Over the Hill

Event time: 10am

 Reading Time: 1 minute The Bibbulmun track foundation invites you to an introductory level 10 km return walk for the over-60s to a Bibbulmun Track campsite and beyond with an experienced guide. Enjoy the wildflowers and have lunch (BYO) by a bubbling brook. Cost (if applicable): $20 Location: Perth Hills Level 1, 862 Hay Street 6850 Contact details: [email protected]
8 October

Sisters of Hope

Event time: 10-11.30

 Reading Time: 1 minute Head along to Sisters of Hope which is a place where survivors can come together without judgement but understanding from others in similar situations. It is a safe haven where they will be accepted and have a place to belong as they make new connections and friendships along their journey. Cost (if applicable): Free Location:...

Coffee & Connect

Event time: 10.30am

 Reading Time: 1 minute Church of Christ Kalamunda invites you to join them for an opportunity to have a coffee, connect and chat Held every Thursday at Esther Cafe in Kalamunda at 10.30am All welcome Cost (if applicable): Location: Esther Cafe 23 Haynes Street KALMUNDA 6076 Contact details: Stephen [email protected]
9 October

Men’s Prayer (Journeymen)

Event time: 6am

 Reading Time: 1 minute You are invited to join men’s prayer and fellowship, before dawn! Join the dozen who make this a priority. You will be encouraged and inspired. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Menora Church Unit 2, 14 Uppill Place WANGARA 6065 Contact details: [email protected] http://www.menora.church

Side Splitter Comedy Festival

Event time: Various

 Reading Time: 1 minute Head along to Side Splitter Comedy Festival to see home-grown, West Aussie comedians like Peter Rowsthorn, The Motherhood, Sons of Fred, Hypnotist Matt Hale and more as they have you in stitches. Show details and tickets from sidesplitter.com.au Cost (if applicable): Various Location: Memorial Hall PO Box 1215 BIBRA LAKE 6163 Contact details: Tanya Linford...
10 October

Spring Fair

Event time: 9 to 1pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute St Luke’s invites you to come and enjoy a range of gifts and displays. Morning tea and sausage sizzle. Fun and displays by various groups. White Elephant stall, cakes etc. Some Car Boot stalls. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: St Luke’s Church 152 Westfield Street MADDINGTON 6109 Contact details: [email protected] http://maddington.org

Blooming Wild

Event time: 9am-3pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Boyup Brook is set to come alive when they hold their Blooming Wild Weekend, an annual uniquely quirky celebration of all things big, small and cute that is collectible, arty and crafty. Includes Wall Art, Wildflower bus tour, Art Gallery and Collections Trail. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Boyup Brook Townsite Contact details: Lyn Willett...

Side Splitter Comedy Festival

Event time: Various

 Reading Time: 1 minute Head along to Side Splitter Comedy Festival to see home-grown, West Aussie comedians like Peter Rowsthorn, The Motherhood, Sons of Fred, Hypnotist Matt Hale and more as they have you in stitches. Show details and tickets from sidesplitter.com.au Cost (if applicable): Various Location: Memorial Hall PO Box 1215 BIBRA LAKE 6163 Contact details: Tanya Linford...

Aus 4WD Equipment Open Day

Event time: 8am-noon

 Reading Time: 1 minute Car lovers are invited to celebrate AUS 4WD Equipment’s Open Day. There’s a free sausage sizzle, 4WD comp trucks on display and the chance to win a 4WD pack valued at $1500, plus 10% off store-wide (including fittings). It’s the dream destination for 4WD enthusiasts preparing to ‘wander out yonder’! Cost (if applicable): Free Location:...
11 October

Bibbulmun Blossoms

Event time: 8.30am

 Reading Time: 1 minute The Bibbulmun track foundation invites you to join them and learn about the many wildflowers in bloom on a guided walk (8 km) near Kalamunda this spring. Our guides will assist you to identify the flora along the way. Cost (if applicable): $50 to $60 Location: Perth Hills Level 1, 862 Hay Street 6850 Contact...

Blooming Wild

Event time: 9am-3pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Boyup Brook is set to come alive when they hold their Blooming Wild Weekend, an annual uniquely quirky celebration of all things big, small and cute that is collectible, arty and crafty. Includes Wall Art, Wildflower bus tour, Art Gallery and Collections Trail. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Boyup Brook Townsite Contact details: Lyn Willett...
12 October
13 October
14 October

Amnesty Fremantle Meetings

Event time: 6pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Amnesty Fremantle welcomes newcomers to its monthly meetings, held from 6pm on the second Wednesday of each month at Clancy’s Fish Pub, Fremantle. Email [email protected] or just come along. Involvement is voluntary and obligation-free. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Clancy’s Fish Pub Contact details: Amnesty Fremantle [email protected]
15 October

Over the Hill

Event time: 8.45am

 Reading Time: 1 minute The Bibbulmun track foundation invites you to a challenging 16 km walk for the fit over-60s with a trained volunteer guide discovering the peaks and wildflowers in the Monadnocks National Park. Experienced walkers only. Cost (if applicable): $20 Location: Perth Hills Level 1, 862 Hay Street 6850 Contact details: [email protected] 08 9481 0551 https://www.bibbulmuntrack.org.au

Coffee & Connect

Event time: 10.30am

 Reading Time: 1 minute Church of Christ Kalamunda invites you to join them for an opportunity to have a coffee, connect and chat Held every Thursday at Esther Cafe in Kalamunda at 10.30am All welcome Cost (if applicable): Location: Esther Cafe 23 Haynes Street KALMUNDA 6076 Contact details: Stephen [email protected]
16 October

Men’s Prayer (Journeymen)

Event time: 6am

 Reading Time: 1 minute You are invited to join men’s prayer and fellowship, before dawn! Join the dozen who make this a priority. You will be encouraged and inspired. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Menora Church Unit 2, 14 Uppill Place WANGARA 6065 Contact details: [email protected] http://www.menora.church

Side Splitter Comedy Festival

Event time: Various

 Reading Time: 1 minute Head along to Side Splitter Comedy Festival to see home-grown, West Aussie comedians like Peter Rowsthorn, The Motherhood, Sons of Fred, Hypnotist Matt Hale and more as they have you in stitches. Show details and tickets from sidesplitter.com.au Cost (if applicable): Various Location: Memorial Hall PO Box 1215 BIBRA LAKE 6163 Contact details: Tanya Linford...
17 October

Bibbulmun Trek for Beginners

Event time: Sat 10am to Sun 2pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Bibbulmun track foundation invites you on the perfect introduction to overnight bushwalking, discover the tranquillity of the bush as you explore a relatively easy section of the Bibbulmun Track. We walk approximately 8 km each day and camp out under canvas at a typical Bibbulmun Track campsite. Cost (if applicable): $150 to $170 Location: Perth...

Side Splitter Comedy Festival

Event time: Various

 Reading Time: 1 minute Head along to Side Splitter Comedy Festival to see home-grown, West Aussie comedians like Peter Rowsthorn, The Motherhood, Sons of Fred, Hypnotist Matt Hale and more as they have you in stitches. Show details and tickets from sidesplitter.com.au Cost (if applicable): Various Location: Memorial Hall PO Box 1215 BIBRA LAKE 6163 Contact details: Tanya Linford...
18 October

Whaleback Scout Group open day

Event time: 10 to 3pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Head along to Whaleback Scouts open day, learn about Scouts Australia which provides fun youth development activities, building resilient and confident boys and girls aged 5 to 25. We also welcome adult volunteer Scout Leaders. Scouts has opportunities for the whole family to be involved. Everyone is welcome, and we value the diversity of our...

Bibbulmun Trek for Beginners

Event time: Sat 10am to Sun 2pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Bibbulmun track foundation invites you on the perfect introduction to overnight bushwalking, discover the tranquillity of the bush as you explore a relatively easy section of the Bibbulmun Track. We walk approximately 8 km each day and camp out under canvas at a typical Bibbulmun Track campsite. Cost (if applicable): $150 to $170 Location: Perth...
19 October
20 October
21 October

Teddy Bear Picnic

Event time: 10am

 Reading Time: 1 minute Head along and enjoy a free family event. There will be live shows by Rock ‘n’ toddle and Baerlie and Friends puppet show plus informative stalls, rides, activities and more. Visit Cockburn.wa.gov.au for more information Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Manning Park Azelia Road HAMILTON HILL 6163 Contact details: Rhiana [email protected] 9411 3481 http://www.cockburn.wa.gov.au/
22 October

Coffee & Connect

Event time: 10.30am

 Reading Time: 1 minute Church of Christ Kalamunda invites you to join them for an opportunity to have a coffee, connect and chat Held every Thursday at Esther Cafe in Kalamunda at 10.30am All welcome Cost (if applicable): Location: Esther Cafe 23 Haynes Street KALMUNDA 6076 Contact details: Stephen [email protected]
23 October

Men’s Prayer (Journeymen)

Event time: 6am

 Reading Time: 1 minute You are invited to join men’s prayer and fellowship, before dawn! Join the dozen who make this a priority. You will be encouraged and inspired. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Menora Church Unit 2, 14 Uppill Place WANGARA 6065 Contact details: [email protected] http://www.menora.church

Board Games Evening

Event time: 7pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Sharpen those pencils and refresh those game rules… Hope Community Church’s board games evening is back on. Bring a friend to join in the fun! It is open for all. Games are provided and we will happily teach the rules to you. See you there! For more information please get in touch via email or...
24 October

Dr Dolittle Goes Bush

Event time: 3.30 to 6.45pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Bibbulmun track foundation invites you to walk 2 km to a typical Bibbulmun Track campsite to meet the friendly native creatures from Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Ideal for kids 5 – 12 yrs. Watch their faces light up as they interact and learn about our native animals. Return following the Waugal trail markers at dusk....
25 October

Get Lost with Steve

Event time: 8.30 to 5pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute The Bibbulmun track foundation invites you to gain bush walking experience. Do you have little or no direction in your life? Do you really know how to use a compass? Steve will guide you through a series of practical and theoretical exercises on and near the Track in Mundaring. Cost (if applicable): $80 to $95...

ANZAC Afternoon: The Battle of Beersheba

Event time: 1.30- 4pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute The Battle of Beersheba took place in October 1917 and will be the focus of the Friends of ANZAC Cottage ‘s ANZAC Afternoon on October 25. Phil Sullivan, the Light Horse guru, will be making a presentation at 2:30pm, along with displays and an activity for the younger visitors. Cost (if applicable): Entry by donation...

Festival of Swimming

Event time: 12.30pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Western Sprint is a swimming club in East Perth. Their purpose is to provide a swimming programme and pathway for swimmers from 7-16 years of age. They are holding a swim festival for the greater Perth communities (including all surrounding primary and secondary schools). There will be fun swim activities, swimwear modelling show, visit from...

Cockburn Rotary Spring Fair

Event time: 11- 8 pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Head along to Cockburn Rotary Spring Fair, you can start your day off with fun and frivolity, encounter strange creatures roaming the grounds, A variety of stalls, rides, games and stage performances on the FROSH stage, plus end the day with fireworks. Free for the whole family. More information available at cockburn.wa.gov.au/events Cost (if applicable):...
26 October
27 October

Foundation Christian College Twilight Tour

Event time: 5.30pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Join Foundation Christian College’s Executive Team and see the modern facilities and beautiful grounds of Foundation Christian College. Hear testimonies from FCC Families, learn about the opportunities and benefits of attending the college and plans for their future. A light supper will be provided. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Foundation Christian College PO Box 3078...
28 October

Anglicare WA Wills Evening

Event time: By Appointment from 4.00pm to 8.30pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Writing a legal Will is one of the best things you can do for peace of mind for you and your loved ones. For a small fee (goes to supporting WA people via Anglicare WA) you get instructions, helpful materials and get to draft a simple Will with experienced and caring lawyers. Please see website...
29 October

Coffee & Connect

Event time: 10.30am

 Reading Time: 1 minute Church of Christ Kalamunda invites you to join them for an opportunity to have a coffee, connect and chat Held every Thursday at Esther Cafe in Kalamunda at 10.30am All welcome Cost (if applicable): Location: Esther Cafe 23 Haynes Street KALMUNDA 6076 Contact details: Stephen [email protected]
30 October

Men’s Prayer (Journeymen)

Event time: 6am

 Reading Time: 1 minute You are invited to join men’s prayer and fellowship, before dawn! Join the dozen who make this a priority. You will be encouraged and inspired. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Menora Church Unit 2, 14 Uppill Place WANGARA 6065 Contact details: [email protected] http://www.menora.church
31 October

Walking with Dad Weekend

Event time: Saturday at 9am to Sunday at 2.30pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Kids grow up so quickly and before you know it, they have flown the nest! Savour this time by creating as many wonderful memories together as possible. Bibbulmun Track Foundation Walking with Dad and Walking with Mum weekends have been thoughtfully considered so they are enjoyed by parents and kids (8-13yrs) alike. Cost (if applicable):...

Mega Play Date

Event time: 9am-noon

 Reading Time: 1 minute A free, no strings attached activity day for primary school aged children with additional needs (and their siblings). Heroes Academy team of skilled volunteers will care for your child within a super fun, activities based program. Apply online at www.heroesacademy.com.au Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Nations Church Contact details: Randall Randall [email protected] 0419 933 640...

Neon Night Party an Alternative to Halloween

Event time: 3.30pm

 Reading Time: 1 minute Globalheart Church is excited to host our annual Neon Night Party as a fun Halloween alternative for families. Kids are encouraged to dress up in their favourite costumes! Please no scary costumes. Times: Session One – 3pm-4:30pm and Session Two – 5:30pm-7pm Their event is for Primary aged children of all ages up to grade...