Sonshine Diary

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February 2017

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1 February

The Creativity Project

Event time: 7pm

 The Kaleido Company invites you to this world premiere circus theatre inspired by struggles with contemporary society. Journey beyond compliance as four individuals create their own realities through live music, object manipulation, acrobatic and aerial feats. Cost (if applicable): $45+bf Location: Regal Theatre Subiaco Contact details: Sarah Green
2 February

Northreach Community Church: Coffee Morning

Event time: 10-11.30am

 Northreach Community Church’s dream team invites you to join them and hear guest speaker Jan Gilbert share about homelessness. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Northreach Community Church 116 Winton Road JOONDALUP 6027 Contact details: Lyn Clark 0419 936 503

Think Lecture Five: The Historicity of the Resurrection

Event time: 6.30pm

 David Shaw of Perth Bible College will be speaking on possibly the most important issue for Christians in the area of apologetics. He will be speaking on the historicity of the resurrection. Historicity simply means “historical authenticity”. Lifewords: “But if there is no resurrection of the dead, not even Christ has been raised; and if...

Subiaco: Day Time Stamp Club

Event time: 1-3pm

 The Philatelic Society of Western Australia’s Day Time Stamp Club is for those who like to stay at home at night. Includes sales, quiz, display, and afternoon tea. All are welcome. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Scout Hall Rokeby Road Subiaco Contact details: Ross Duberal 08 9341 3576
3 February

Western Australia Charity Orchestra: Together in Celebration Concert

Event time: Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 2pm and 7.30pm

 The Western Australian Charity Orchestra invites you to join them for a Celebration Concert on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th February. The Western Australian Charity Orchestra was founded to provide Perth musicians with the opportunity to change lives through music. This concert will raise funds for beyondblue and will feature music from West Side Story,...

World Day of Prayer Service

Event time: 7.30pm

 The World Day of Prayer Service in the City of Canning comes from the women of the Philippines with the theme “Am I being unfair to you?” The service will be followed by a bring and share supper. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Cannington Uniting Church 44 Woodloes Street Cannington Contact details: Fran McGregor

Lindsay Gregory and Asthma Foudation

Event time: 6.30pm

 Lindsay Gregory and the Asthma Foundation present the Monty Cotton Trio in a fundraising concert. Cost (if applicable): $25 Location: Romancing the Stone Gardens 3 Lilian Road Maida Vale Contact details: Lindsay Gregory 0408 924 812
4 February

Dr Don Batten & Dr Mark Harwood from Creation Ministries International in Perth WA

Event time: Varied (visit website)

 Creation Ministries International invite you to join them to hear Dr Don Batten and Dr Mark Harwood speak at various venues across Perth in February and March. Topics include ‘Creation: a key to the Gospel’, ‘Answers to the Big Questions of Life’, ‘The Heavens Declare—Astronomy and the Bible’, ‘What Goes Up Must Come Down: Design...

North Beach Athletics’ Annual Quiz Night

Event time: 6-9pm

 North Beach Athletics invites you to their quiz night with over $4000 in prizes to be won. The theme for the night is the 1980s. Bookings close Thursday 2 February. Cost (if applicable): Adult, $25, kids under 14 years, $15 (includes one hotdog or hamburger, and one can of soft drink) Location: Wendling Road Function...

Shalom House: Methamphetamine or Ice Addiction, The Information Day That Works

Event time: 10am-3pm

 Do you want to know how best to help somebody with a methamphetamine addiction as well as how best to protect your family? Rehabilitation centre, Shalom House, founder Peter Lyndon-James specialises in two areas: 1. showing a person how to change their life; and 2. showing families how to bring the person to the point...

Carnivale Spectacular

Event time: 3-5pm

 Perth Symphonic Chorus invites you to a rollicking afternoon of Latin American song and dance to raise funds for HeartKids. Audience participation and dressing up will make this a fun afternoon for the whole family, and it’s all for a great cause. Cost (if applicable): $45 Location: Perth Concert Hall St Georges Terrace Perth Contact...

Rotaractors Against Malaria (RAM) Quiz Night

Event time: 6.30-10pm

 In 2015 there were 214 million cases worldwide and 438,000 deaths from malaria. Chemically impregnated bed nets assist enormously in reducing the incidence of malaria and $10 will purchase a bed net. All profit from the 2017 RAM Quiz Night will be going towards purchasing bed nets for areas in need. Cost (if applicable): $15...
5 February

Screen Free Sunday

Event time:

 Morley Baptist Church invites you to bring a friend, bring a game or bring a game and make a new friend at their Screen Free Sunday. This will be the start of a regular monthly meeting (the first Sunday of the month) to play board/card games. Whatever people bring is what you’ll be able to...
6 February

Philatelic Forum

Event time: 7.30-9.30pm

 The Philatelic Society of Western Australia invites you to a workshop for those who wish to improve their displays. Visitors are very welcome. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Home for Philately Unit 19 Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street Perth Contact details: John 0412 722 126

Shed Happens Harrisdale Returns for 2017

Event time: 6.30-8.30pm

 Carey Church Mens’ Group invites over 18 year old men to join them for Shed Happens on the first Monday of each month. It kicks off at 6.30pm and includes a meal, catch up, and a couple of stories from men. Cost (if applicable): $10 Location: Shed Happens 49 Balannup Road Harrisdale 6112 Contact details:...
7 February
8 February

Volunteers Needed for Santa’s workshop

Event time: Tues, Wed and Thurs, 9am-2pm

 Santa’s Workshop needs some elves so if you can spare a couple of hours mid-week, then they would love to have you. A not-for-profit organisation, this workshop sits under the umbrella of Outcare — recycling/refurbishing toys and making timber toys for disadvantaged children, mostly from ex-offender families. They need you at the painting and woodworking...

Club Meeting

Event time: 7.30-9.30pm

 The Fremantle and Districts Philatelic Society invite you to join them in a meeting of stamp collectors with a varied program. This event will include circuit sheets, displays, sales, and supper. Plenty off-street parking. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: St Peter’s Church Hall 4 Hammad Street Palmyra Contact details: Ross Edwards 08 9284 7125...
9 February

Using Business To Change Culture

Event time: 7-9pm

 Join Eastlake Church for an evening of networking, truth and inspiration with guest speaker Wez Hone. Wez, as Director of Business Greenhouse, teaches to company leaders around Australia both the practical and spiritual aspects of business, and how to integrate the two creating a platform for mighty exploits. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Eastlake Church...

Olivier Award-winning Actor Returns as Shylock

Event time: 7.15pm

 Following his visit to Perth last year to play all 69 roles in Under Milk Wood, Olivier Award-winning actor Guy Masterson (the great-nephew of Richard Burton) is making a return in the multi-award-winning solo play Shylock. Cost (if applicable): Adults $30, concession $25 Location: All Saints College Ewing Avenue BULL CREEK 6149 Contact details: All...
10 February


Event time: Doors open, 6.30pm; starts 7pm

 The Red Door Community Church invites you to a night of worship and unity with special guests Wayne and Libby Huirua and The Still Worship Band. Registration is essential: Cost (if applicable): Free (an offering will be taken) Location: The Red Door Community Church PO Box 3836 SUCCESS 6964 Contact details: Adam Meredith
11 February

Maylands-Mt Lawley Uniting Church’s Treasure Sale

Event time: 9am-noon

 Maylands-Mt Lawley Uniting Church invites you to drop in for Devonshire teas, plants, books clothes and household items. Proceeds support the local mission of the church. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Maylands-Mt Lawley Uniting Church 165 Railway Parade MOUNT LAWLEY 6050 Contact details:

Monthly Stamp Workshop

Event time: 1-4pm

 A monthly workshop based on how best to organise and display your collection. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: West Australian Philatelic Council Contact details: Michael Rhodes

Registration Day 2017

Event time: 9-11.30am

 Armadale Christian Football Club invites you to join a great club by registering for the 2017 soccer season. This is for players aged 5 and upwards. The club service Armadale and surrounding areas to Gosnells, Jarrahdale, and Kwinana. Cost (if applicable): Fees vary for different age groups (EFTPOS available) Location: Gosnells Baptist Church Albany Highway...
12 February

75th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vyner Brooke Tragedy

Event time: 10.15-11am

 Special honour for Australian Army Nurses on board the Vyner Brooke when sunk, who were lost at sea, massacred at Radji Beach, Bangka Island or died as Prisoners of War. Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC Governor of Western Australia will be the guest speaker. The commemoration service, will be attended by the Governor...

ANZAC Cottage Goes Antique

Event time: 1-4pm

 The Friends of ANZAC Cottage invite you to join them in celebrating this remarkable milestone at the Cottage between with guided tours of the Cottage (1.30pm and 2.45pm). Visitors will be invited to enjoy a piece of the birthday cake which will be cut at 2.15pm on the day. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Anzac...
13 February

Postmark Circle

Event time: 7.30-9.30pm

 The Home for Philately invites those interested in the history of the mail and how it has travelled from sender to recipient. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Home for Philately Unit 19 Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street Perth Contact details: Brian Austin 08 9349 4214
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16 February
17 February

Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical (Kalamunda)

Event time: Various

 Camp Rock: The Musical opens with Mitchie and her friends arriving at Camp Rock, ready to spend another summer jamming and having the time of their lives. But the new, flashy Camp Star across the lake now threatens Camp Rock’s existence. To keep the doors open, Mitchie rallies her fellow campers. February 17, 18, 24...
18 February

Homegrown Festival’s Illuminate Night Party with Pete Murray

Event time: 5-9pm

 Kick off the Homegrown Festival at the City of Gosnell’s brightest event — Illuminate Night Party featuring Pete Murray and supported by X Factor finalist ‘Big T’. As the sun goes down the main stage will illuminate with Pete Murray, Australian singer-songwriter whose first three full-length albums all reached #1 on the Australian music charts....

Full Gospel Business: Breakfast with Ken Blakers

Event time: 7.45am

 Full Gospel Business invites you to join them for Breakfast with Ken Blakers. In the 70s, Ken pioneered the export of fresh food and processing markets in the southwest. The business went on to seed breeding and marketing, highly mechanised vegetable production and viticulture. He now chairs Regal Grange. Cost (if applicable): $25 Location: Leederville...

Yes, You Can! Women’s Conference

Event time: 9.30am-2.30pm

 Grace Church invites you to join them for their annual women’s conference. Hosted by senior pastor Melissa Hill, head along to hear guest speaker Dianne Finkelde, who has 30 years of pastoral leadership experience. Guest musician Ezereve (who is also a 98five blogger — will also be joining the event. Grace Church hope you...

Free Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Money Course

Event time: 2-4pm

 Join St Augustine Anglican Church Lynwood’s free money course using a proven successful system designed by non-profit charity Christians Against Poverty, who teach people how to manage their budget. This course will teach community members to set household budget so they can save, spend well and avoid overwhelming debts. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: St...
19 February

Circus at the Farm

Event time: 12.15-5pm

 Head along to Circus at the Farm to enjoy Perth and Melbourne’s best children’s entertainment all in one place. Enjoy the beautiful gardens of Perth City Farm, along with market stalls, street performers, food trucks and staged performances. Cost (if applicable): $70 family pass Location: Perth City Farm 1 City Farm Place East Perth Contact...

Thanksgiving Sing-a-long Extraordinaire

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to communal singing of a selection of psalms, classic hymns, and worship songs, featuring music played in a variety of styles by the Heritage Concert Band, the Phileo Band, the Ainos Youth Choir and more. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Kelmscott Free Reformed Church 318 Lake Road Champion Lakes Contact details: Liam Dekker...

Sunshine Beach Run

Event time: Various

 Join members of the West Coast Eagles at the 6th Annual Sunshine Beach Run and support Red Nose as they continue their research, education and bereavement counselling services for Western Australian families experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a child to miscarriage, stillbirth or SIDS. Cost (if applicable): Location: City Beach Challenger Parade City...
20 February

Bible Study Fellowship

Event time: Various

 Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) is an in-depth, interdenominational Bible study that helps people know God and equips them to effectively serve the church throughout the world. There are six classes starting in February in Perth. Head to and find a class near you. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Various Contact details:
21 February

Thunderbolt Triples League

Event time: 7pm

 Head along to join Thunderbolt Triples league. Great for all ages from teen to seniors, it’s a fun and social night for everyone. Cost (if applicable): $31 per person/per week Location: Warwick Super Bowl Contact details: Brendan Murray

Club Meeting

Event time: 7.30-9.30pm

 The Philatelic Society invites you to join them for their regular monthly meeting of the club. Visitors and new members are very welcome. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Home for Philately Unit 19 Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street Perth Contact details: Gavin Woodward 0419 963 017
22 February

Wonder Works Conference 2017

Event time: 6pm daily

 All Nations Christian Centre invites you to join them — revealing Jesus to our generation — and guest speaker, minister Sonnie Badu. Sonnie is a multiple award winning international gospel minister, singer, songwriter and author. Cost (if applicable): Location: All Nations Christian Centre 5/204 Balcatta Road BALCATTA 6944 Contact details: Gloria 0469 284 338...
23 February

Make it Count 2017: Who should you vote for?

Event time: 6.45 for 7pm start

 This is your invitation to hear from Premier Colin Barnett and Opposition Leader Mark McGowan! Head along and bring some friends to hear the leaders of the Liberal and Labor parties live as they make their case to you, and answer questions from WA Christian leaders. Live at Kingdom City Wangara or live streamed at...

Moonlight and Magnolias: Comic Tale Behind Gone with the Wind

Event time: Varied

 Limelight Theatre invites you to their first production of 2017. Moonlight and Magnolias is daring, desperate and funny — a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Gone With The Wind, and some of the problems encountered. Show times: February 23, 24, 25 at 8pm February 26 at 2pm March 1, 2, 3, 4 at 8pm...

Live To Love With Heidi Baker

Event time: 9.30am

 Victory Life Centre will host Iris Global Ministries as they have their Live to Love Conference featuring Heidi Baker, Will Hart and team. The purpose of the conference is for believers to pursue encounters with God and join in with intimacy with Jesus, allowing the Love of God to overflow into the lives of the...
24 February

Crossroad by Clarkson Youth

Event time: 7-9pm

 Hang out with some awesome youth, enjoy some food and drinks, and find out what your identity in Christ could be! Adventist Church done differently for youth by youth. The seminar is between 7-8pm with an open cafe to hang out in afterwards. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Clarkson Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church 7 Ainsbury...
25 February

Summer Runway: Urban Wasteland

Event time: 6pm

 Colosoul is a not-for-profit media and arts organisation which supports young people aged 13-25 to get a head start in their career through mentorship programs. The Summer Runway: Urban Wasteland is the only summer runway in Perth and will showcase the talents of emerging WA designers. Cost (if applicable): $25 Location: Queens Car Complex Corner...

Meet Local Author of ‘He is Faithful from A – Z’

Event time: 10am - 2pm

 Head along to meet Perth author Trish Harrop and get a signed copy of her new inspirational book ‘He is faithful from A – Z’ , a book full of incredible personal testimonies of God’s extraordinary faithfulness and miracles in the life of a very ordinary person. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Koorong 434 Lord...

Ride to Connect: Keeping Australia Safe

Event time: 7.30am

 Neighbourhood Watch Australasia (NHWA) would like you to join them in giving president Bernie Durkin a big send-off as he is cycling from Scarborough Beach to Bondi Beach. He will be raising awareness of the NHWConnect App which brings neighbours and communities together. Cost (if applicable): Nil Location: Scarborough Beach Contact details: Elaine Boyd
26 February

25th Anniversary Service

Event time: 9.30-11am

 Lakeside Baptist Church invites you to join them for a 25th Anniversary Service celebrating the opening of the Recreation Centre and will include guest speaker pastor John Hutchinson. The service will be followed by morning tea and a photo display. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Lakeside Baptist Church Corner of Bibra Drive & Farrington Road...
27 February

Meeting of Midland Aglow

Event time: 10am

 Aglow is a non-denominational network of caring women. All ladies are invited to head along to their next meeting. For further information, phone Cheryl. Cost (if applicable): $7 members, $8 non-members Location: Valley Church of Christ 10 Brockman Road Midland 6063 Contact details: Cheryl Burns 9377 6086 or 0419 501 502
28 February

Thunderbolt Triples League

Event time: 7pm

 Head along to join Thunderbolt Triples league. Great for all ages from teen to seniors, it’s a fun and social night for everyone. Cost (if applicable): $31 per person/per week Location: Warwick Super Bowl Contact details: Brendan Murray

Just An Auction

Event time: 7.30-9.30pm

 The Philatelic Society invites you to join them for an auction of philatelic material. Open for all viewing at 6.30pm. The auction will be held from 7.30pm. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Home for Philately Unit 19 Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street Perth Contact details: Malcom Brown 0404 861 994