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March 2019

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1 March

Tim Winton’s Shrine

Event time: Various

 A deeply moving and sometimes confronting play from Tim Winton comes to Melville Theatre this February. Directed by Kayti Murphy, Shrine is set on WA’s south coast and explores the themes of love, grief and the way those who have passed endure through the memories of the living. Cost (if applicable): $15-20 Location: Melville Theatre...

After You’ve Gone

Event time: Various

 A play from a multi-award-winning actor, director, writer and stand-up comedian is on offer at the Old Mill Theatre this February. Written by Sue Ingleton and directed by Trevor Dhu, After You’ve Gone is a comedy set in 1946 in a large country town. Cost (if applicable): $20-25 Location: Old Mill Theatre Mends Street SOUTH...

Community Bible Study for Ladies

Event time: 9.30am

 Head along for a bible study on the book of Psalms. You are welcome every Friday morning (during the school term only). Babies and preschoolers are welcome to come along and join in with our playgroup which will run simultaneously. No prior bible knowledge is required. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Free Reformed Church Southern...
2 March

Tim Winton’s Shrine

Event time: Various

 A deeply moving and sometimes confronting play from Tim Winton comes to Melville Theatre this February. Directed by Kayti Murphy, Shrine is set on WA’s south coast and explores the themes of love, grief and the way those who have passed endure through the memories of the living. Cost (if applicable): $15-20 Location: Melville Theatre...

After You’ve Gone

Event time: Various

 A play from a multi-award-winning actor, director, writer and stand-up comedian is on offer at the Old Mill Theatre this February. Written by Sue Ingleton and directed by Trevor Dhu, After You’ve Gone is a comedy set in 1946 in a large country town. Cost (if applicable): $20-25 Location: Old Mill Theatre Mends Street SOUTH...
3 March

Courage, Coupons and Concerns at ANZAC Cottage

Event time: 1-4pm

 Head along to the friends of ANZAC Cottage who are proudly presenting “Courage, Coupons and Concerns” where we pay homage to the Australian women who kept the ‘home fires’ burning during World Wars I and II. Talks at 1:45 and 2:45 will discuss some of the challenges faced by these ladies. Cost (if applicable): Free...

All Animal Rescue and Adoption Day

Event time: 10am-4pm

 Looking to adopt a rescue pet? Support 20 WA rescues and meet their pets looking for their forever home! Find out information about adopting a rescue pet and join in on the fun – they have kids activities, giveaways, amazing pet stalls and markets as well as food trucks. Cost (if applicable): gold coin donation...

Movie Fundraiser – Green Book

Event time: 6pm

 Head along to Perth Homeless Support Group movie fundraiser at The Backlot Perth. Set in a luxurious 50 seat private cinema, Green Book will be screening and all proceeds will be going to purchase food and toiletries for the homeless. Doors and Bar open at 6pm. Movie starts 6.45pm sharp. Your ticket includes a bag...
4 March

People of the Promised Land

Event time: Day 10-11.30am Evening 7-8.30pm

 Head along to Bible Study Fellowship, an international interdenominational bible study with 6 classes in Perth and the metro area. In February 2019, men, women, young adults and children will be studying People of the Promised Land. Register for a class at www.bsfinternational.org Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Various churches in Perth Contact details: Felicity...
5 March

Everyone Can Sing – You Can Too!

Event time: 7pm

 Head along to the fun, the music and the friendship of 6 week singing course by Indian Blue Chorus. They invite women of all ages to enrich their lives by realising their full singing potential. They believe everyone can sing and your voice has a place in their chorus. Cost (if applicable): $70 Location: Bramston...
6 March

The Science of Belief

Event time: 7pm

 Head along to hear renown psychiatrist Dr Tim Jennings: What is more important, our DNA or the thoughts we think and the beliefs we hold? In this seminar Tim examines the science of belief and demonstrate how modern quantum understanding provides a scientific basis for the impact belief on our physical health. Cost (if applicable):...
7 March

Twilight Tours

Event time: 5.30-6.45pm

 Tour St Stephen’s School as the sun goes down and see all they have to offer your family. Register your attendance online. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: St Stephen’s School Carramar 50 St Stephens Crescent Tapping 6024 Contact details: Admissions Department admissions@ststephens.wa.edu.au 9243 2108 http://www.ststephens.wa.edu.au

The Merchant of Venice

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to see a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice which is sure to resonate with modern audiences, in light of today’s far-right extremist groups and recent anti-Semitic attacks. Presented by the Graduate Dramatic Society at UWA’s New Fortune Theatre, this version is set in 1938. Cost (if applicable): $25-$35 Location: New...
8 March

China Partnership Morning Tea

Event time: 10am

 You’re invited to join Bible Society for a unique opportunity to hear from the Director of the United Bible Society China Partnership. China is a powerhouse of Christian growth with thousand of Chinese coming to faith each day. Hear more about the spiritual hunger and revival happening in China. Cost (if applicable): Free (a free...

St Norbert College Open Day

Event time: 9am

 Experience the unique community of St Norbert College Queens Park, at their annual Open Day. Check out the College’s brand new performing arts centre, as well as its outstanding science, sports and arts facilities, and meet their wonderful teachers, students and principal. Tours begin at 9am and 1pm. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: St Norbert...

Community Bible Study for Ladies

Event time: 9.30am

 Head along for a bible study on the book of Psalms. You are welcome every Friday morning (during the school term only). Babies and preschoolers are welcome to come along and join in with our playgroup which will run simultaneously. No prior bible knowledge is required. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Free Reformed Church Southern...

The Merchant of Venice

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to see a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice which is sure to resonate with modern audiences, in light of today’s far-right extremist groups and recent anti-Semitic attacks. Presented by the Graduate Dramatic Society at UWA’s New Fortune Theatre, this version is set in 1938. Cost (if applicable): $25-$35 Location: New...
9 March

Reunion Dance

Event time: 1pm

 Have you ever square danced, if yes or no head along to the square dance society of WA? All past square dancers are invited to catch up with old friends, reminisce over club memorabilia, enjoy the music – old and new – and even get back on the floor to dance again. Complimentary afternoon tea...

The Merchant of Venice

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to see a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice which is sure to resonate with modern audiences, in light of today’s far-right extremist groups and recent anti-Semitic attacks. Presented by the Graduate Dramatic Society at UWA’s New Fortune Theatre, this version is set in 1938. Cost (if applicable): $25-$35 Location: New...

120th Birthday

Event time: 2pm

 Head along to the South Perth Lawn Tennis Club to join in celebrating 120 years of social and competitive club tennis. The club commenced in 1898 in the Zoo grounds. Looking for past members to celebrate with us. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: South Perth Tennis Centre 107 Murray St (Cnr McNabb Loop) Como 6152...

China Partnership Tour

Event time: 10-11.30am

 You’re invited to join Bible Society for a unique opportunity to hear from the Director of the United Bible Society China Partnership. China is a powerhouse of Christian growth with thousands of Chinese people coming to faith each day. Hear more about the spiritual hunger and revival happening in China. Cost (if applicable): Free (...

MMMWA Celebration Dinner

Event time: 6.30pm

 Head along and show your support for the ministry of Mobile Mission Maintenance “Serving those who Serve”. The Celebration Dinner is a time of fun, food and fellowship and Rodney Olsen from Compassion Australia will be their guest speaker. Make a bid in the auction and enjoy the delights of a 3 course meal. Cost...

Movie Charity Fundraiser – Storm Boy

Event time: 6pm

 Head along to Perth Homeless Support Group movie fundraiser at The Backlot Perth. Set in a luxurious 50 seat private cinema and Storm Boy will be screening with proceeds going to the Perth Homeless Support Group. Doors and Bar open at 6pm. Movie starts 6.45pm sharp. Your ticket includes a bag of gourmet popcorn. Try...
10 March

Spike

Event time: 2pm

 Combining shadow puppetry and physical comedy Spike is an interactive experience for the whole family. Spike is the story of an echidna, who is stolen from his nest, and hatches from his egg far away from home. Cost (if applicable): $12.50 Location: Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre 48 Canning Road KALAMUNDA 6076 Contact details: Kalamunda Performing...

Beaumaris primary school car boot sale

Event time: 9am-noon

 Head along to Beaumaris Primary School car boot sale and grab yourself some treasures. $20 per pitch for sellers. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Beaumaris primary school Beaumaris Blvd Ocean Reef 6027 Contact details: Beaumaris Primary School katelong1@hotmail.com

The Merchant of Venice

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to see a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice which is sure to resonate with modern audiences, in light of today’s far-right extremist groups and recent anti-Semitic attacks. Presented by the Graduate Dramatic Society at UWA’s New Fortune Theatre, this version is set in 1938. Cost (if applicable): $25-$35 Location: New...

Splashfest

Event time: 2-5pm

 Head along to keep your cool and beat the heat on March 10 as the annual Splashfest takes over Swanbourne Reserve, presented by the City of Nedlands and Nedlands Youth Advisory Council. From 2-5 pm, it’s an afternoon of free fun in the sun with water, water everywhere across a variety of slides, rides and...
11 March

China Partnership Tour

Event time: 7.15-8.45am

 You’re invited to join Bible Society for a unique opportunity to hear from the Director of the United Bible Society China Partnership. China is a powerhouse of Christian growth with thousands of Chinese people coming to faith each day. Hear more about the spiritual hunger and revival happening in China. Cost (if applicable): Free (A...

People of the Promised Land

Event time: Day 10-11.30am Evening 7-8.30pm

 Head along to Bible Study Fellowship, an international interdenominational bible study with 6 classes in Perth and the metro area. In February 2019, men, women, young adults and children will be studying People of the Promised Land. Register for a class at www.bsfinternational.org Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Various churches in Perth Contact details: Felicity...

Glen Gerreyn presents Positive Parenting

Event time: 7pm

 In this one hour Positive Parenting seminar, Glen Gerreyn will share the five fundamental positive parenting tools, based on positive psychology research. You’ll leave feeling equipped with the skills to better connect with your children and to empower them to tackle a complex world. Cost (if applicable): $20 Location: John Wollaston Anglican Community School Centre...
12 March

Everyone Can Sing – You Can Too!

Event time: 7pm

 Head along to the fun, the music and the friendship of 6 week singing course by Indian Blue Chorus. They invite women of all ages to enrich their lives by realising their full singing potential. They believe everyone can sing and your voice has a place in their chorus. Cost (if applicable): $70 Location: Bramston...

Twilight Tours

Event time: 5.30-6.45pm

 Tour St Stephen’s School as the sun goes down and see all they have to offer your family. Register your attendance online. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: St Stephen’s School 100 Doveridge Drive Duncraig 6024 Contact details: Admissions Department admissions@ststephens.wa.edu.au 9243 2108 http://www.ststephens.wa.edu.au
13 March

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

The Merchant of Venice

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to see a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice which is sure to resonate with modern audiences, in light of today’s far-right extremist groups and recent anti-Semitic attacks. Presented by the Graduate Dramatic Society at UWA’s New Fortune Theatre, this version is set in 1938. Cost (if applicable): $25-$35 Location: New...

Shawn Brace: Becoming you with God and missional living

Event time: 6.30-9.30 pm

 Come and hear Shawn Brace from the USA as he discusses “What are you worth? Our worth and value to God”. He’ll also cover: “Who loves you? We are created to love and be loved”, “Who are you really? Becoming who God designed us to be, “Living your mission”. https://www.facebook.com/events/383850365512876/ Cost (if applicable): Free Location:...
14 March

The Merchant of Venice

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to see a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice which is sure to resonate with modern audiences, in light of today’s far-right extremist groups and recent anti-Semitic attacks. Presented by the Graduate Dramatic Society at UWA’s New Fortune Theatre, this version is set in 1938. Cost (if applicable): $25-$35 Location: New...

Shawn Brace: Becoming you with God and missional living

Event time: 6.30-9.30 pm

 Come and hear Shawn Brace from the USA as he discusses “What are you worth? Our worth and value to God”. He’ll also cover: “Who loves you? We are created to love and be loved”, “Who are you really? Becoming who God designed us to be, “Living your mission”. https://www.facebook.com/events/383850365512876/ Cost (if applicable): Free Location:...
15 March

Life @ Work Conference: Distinctive

Event time: Friday night 7-9pm, Saturday 9am-2pm

 Join at the annual Life@Work conference. Discover the power of an attractive life in the workplace. Discover how we might be DISTINCTIVE. Featuring Mr Wootube, Eddie Woo and Life@Work’s Andrew Laird. Cost (if applicable): $60 whole conference, $20 Friday night only, $50 Saturday only Location: Subiaco Church of Christ Suite 3 Level 3/533 Hay Street...

Light in Dark Places Prayer Gathering

Event time: Various

 Discover what God is doing around the world and how you can join Him in praying for the nations. If you are an intercessor at heart, exploring your role in prayer or missions or just want to pray then please join Light in Dark Places Prayer Gathering. Special Guests: Wayne and Miriam Copeland, WEC’s International...

Community Bible Study for Ladies

Event time: 9.30am

 Head along for a bible study on the book of Psalms. You are welcome every Friday morning (during the school term only). Babies and preschoolers are welcome to come along and join in with our playgroup which will run simultaneously. No prior bible knowledge is required. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Free Reformed Church Southern...

The Merchant of Venice

Event time: 7.30pm

 Head along to see a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice which is sure to resonate with modern audiences, in light of today’s far-right extremist groups and recent anti-Semitic attacks. Presented by the Graduate Dramatic Society at UWA’s New Fortune Theatre, this version is set in 1938. Cost (if applicable): $25-$35 Location: New...

Shawn Brace: Becoming you with God and missional living

Event time: 6.30-9.30 pm

 Come and hear Shawn Brace from the USA as he discusses “What are you worth? Our worth and value to God”. He’ll also cover: “Who loves you? We are created to love and be loved”, “Who are you really? Becoming who God designed us to be, “Living your mission”. https://www.facebook.com/events/383850365512876/ Cost (if applicable): Free Location:...

Prayer School

Event time: Friday 7-9.30pm Saturday 9-4pm

 Head along to learn how to intercede for others presented by Watchmen School of Intercession: Foundation Level Course Presenter: Ps Matthew Bolte, APN Field Director BYO lunch for Saturday A love offering will be taken up for the work of Australian Prayer Network Parking – on street or multi storey nearby Cost (if applicable): Free...
16 March

Astrofest

Event time: 17.30-21.30pm

 Head along to this astronomy festival of epic proportions, an evening of fun celebration of Australian science. As well as optical and radio telescopes observing throughout the say and night, Astrofest will feature interesting indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Curtin Stadium Curtin University Contact details: Mark Davies mark@earthsideastronomy.com.au...

Israel: the facts/fictions – How this affects us

Event time: 2-4.30pm

 Guest speaker Matt Chivers, Director of Bridges for Peace (Australia) will speak on the topic of “Israel – Facts/fiction – How this affects us”. Please bring a plate and join them for light refreshments after the meeting. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Lifestreams Christian Church 2 McNabb Loop Como Contact details: David Kam tavministry@gmail.com

Light in Dark Places Prayer Gathering

Event time: Various

 Discover what God is doing around the world and how you can join Him in praying for the nations. If you are an intercessor at heart, exploring your role in prayer or missions or just want to pray then please join Light in Dark Places Prayer Gathering. Special Guests: Wayne and Miriam Copeland, WEC’s International...
17 March

Light in Dark Places Prayer Gathering

Event time: Various

 Discover what God is doing around the world and how you can join Him in praying for the nations. If you are an intercessor at heart, exploring your role in prayer or missions or just want to pray then please join Light in Dark Places Prayer Gathering. Special Guests: Wayne and Miriam Copeland, WEC’s International...
18 March

People of the Promised Land

Event time: Day 10-11.30am Evening 7-8.30pm

 Head along to Bible Study Fellowship, an international interdenominational bible study with 6 classes in Perth and the metro area. In February 2019, men, women, young adults and children will be studying People of the Promised Land. Register for a class at www.bsfinternational.org Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Various churches in Perth Contact details: Felicity...
19 March

Everyone Can Sing – You Can Too!

Event time: 7pm

 Head along to the fun, the music and the friendship of 6 week singing course by Indian Blue Chorus. They invite women of all ages to enrich their lives by realising their full singing potential. They believe everyone can sing and your voice has a place in their chorus. Cost (if applicable): $70 Location: Bramston...
20 March
21 March

Maggie Dent: Adolescence Unplugged

Event time: 7pm

 You are invited to hear Maggie Dent, well known WA parenting expert. Maggie will share her knowledge on the art of guiding, and encouraging empowerment while strengthening self-esteem is one that can be learned. This seminar explores the shift in raising children to raising adolescents, and what works and what won’t. Cost (if applicable): $20...

John Wollaston Anglican Community School Twilight Tours

Event time: 5pm

 You are warmly invited to visit John Wollaston Anglican Community School to tour their Early Learning Centre, Primary School and Secondary School. At this event you can speak to staff and find out about the modern facilities and excellent academic and pastoral programs they offer. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: John Wollaston Anglican Community School...
22 March

Community Bible Study for Ladies

Event time: 9.30am

 Head along for a bible study on the book of Psalms. You are welcome every Friday morning (during the school term only). Babies and preschoolers are welcome to come along and join in with our playgroup which will run simultaneously. No prior bible knowledge is required. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Free Reformed Church Southern...

Quiz Night

Event time: 7 pm

 Access Hope is holding a quiz night to raise funds for an orphanage home in Kenya and they invite you to join them. Your attendance or your donation will make a big difference to the lives of these disadvantaged children. Cost (if applicable): $20 per person Location: RSL Hall 129 Main Street Osborne Park Contact...

International Women’s Day Luncheon 2019

Event time: 11.30-3pm

 Head along to the Momentum International Women’s Day Luncheon celebrating its 14th Anniversary this year in support of Kiss Violence Against Women Goodbye! campaign through the Momentum for Australia Charity. Alannah Hill will be crowned the 2019 Momentum Wonder Woman of the Year. The legendary fashion designer and published author of the sensational ‘Butterfly on...
23 March

Stress Management and Self-Care Workshop

Event time: Noon-3pm

 Do you feel guilty when you take time out to self-care? The symptoms are there to warn and protect us. Learn to identify and recognise symptoms and the impact of stress. Dealing with the overwhelming demands and stresses of life is hard, so what does ‘being stil’l mean and how do you seek balance in...

Rise & Stand

Event time: 9-4pm

 Don’t miss Pastor Wayne Alcorn, National President of the Australian Christian Churches (ACC) at this year’s annual Rise and Stand men’s conference. Men, it’s time to Rise and Stand! Tickets are now on sale, so hurry to secure your place. Visit globalheartchurch.com today. Cost (if applicable): $65 Concession $55 Location: Globalheart Church 10 Winton Road...

Mental Health First Aid Training

Event time: 9-4pm

 Elev8 Ministries invite you to this standard 12-hour course. You will learn how to assist an person who may be experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical evidence-based action plan. Cost (if applicable): $225 per person, $175 for group...

Easter Market

Event time: 3.30-7.30pm

 Head along to the Easter markets. Activities for the kids & fab food options. Market stalls will be set up indoors and outdoors. Grab some gifts and Easter goodies from the great variety of stalls. If you would like a stall at this event please call Carey 0419 936 187 FACEBOOK The Salvation Army Morley...
24 March

Purple Walk 4 Epilepsy WA

Event time: 10am-2pm

 Join with Epilepsy WA and the Perth community as they come together for the annual Purple Walk 4 Epilepsy WA at Edinburgh Oval South in Bentley. Wear something Purple, get your feet moving, join the family fun and help raise awareness of this common neurological condition. Register online or call to find out more. Cost...
25 March

People of the Promised Land

Event time: Day 10-11.30am Evening 7-8.30pm

 Head along to Bible Study Fellowship, an international interdenominational bible study with 6 classes in Perth and the metro area. In February 2019, men, women, young adults and children will be studying People of the Promised Land. Register for a class at www.bsfinternational.org Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Various churches in Perth Contact details: Felicity...
26 March
27 March
28 March
29 March

Community Bible Study for Ladies

Event time: 9.30am

 Head along for a bible study on the book of Psalms. You are welcome every Friday morning (during the school term only). Babies and preschoolers are welcome to come along and join in with our playgroup which will run simultaneously. No prior bible knowledge is required. Cost (if applicable): Free Location: Free Reformed Church Southern...
30 March

Mental Health First Aid Training

Event time: 9-4pm

 Elev8 Ministries invite you to this standard 12-hour course. You will learn how to assist an person who may be experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical evidence-based action plan. Cost (if applicable): $225 per person, $175 for group...
31 March