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26/04/2021

The Soupie Needs Pots!

The Community Centre’s Soup Kitchen is in need of a couple of 25 litre commercial grade pots. If you have any that you could donate, please contact the Community Centre.

And on that note, if you’re after a delicious vegan curry, the Soupie’s open from 5 til 6 on Mondays and Wednesdays for takeaways only – still no mingling or dining on site, or BYO containers due to COVID restrictions.

https://www.mrcc.com.au/contact/ or 9757 3200

 

For Nature

Nature Conservation Margaret River Region this week launched its ‘For Nature Landowner Stewardship Program’. ‘For Nature’ aims to inspire and educate local residents on practical ways to boost the conservation value of your garden, property and surrounding bushland – from knowing which species to plant to how to control weeds, attract native animals and improve biodiversity.

As part of the exciting new initiative, Nature Conservation will hold a series of hands-on workshops, garden tours and field trips throughout 2021 and beyond to connect people and share knowledge and resources.

Residents who sign up to the program will also receive free advice from experts and a free equipment loan service to make conservation action a whole lot easier. And you may be eligible for cost-share incentives to carry out on-ground work including weed control or revegetation if your property falls within a high priority conservation zone.

The ‘For Nature Landowner Stewardship Program’ is proudly supported by funding from the West Australian Government’s State Natural Resources Management Program, the Water Corporation and the Shire of Augusta Margaret River.

www.natureconservation.org.au/for-nature

 

The River Angels needs volunteers

River Angels has been helping locals experiencing greater need in the face of a cancer diagnosis since 2011. Whether you have lived experience, care for, or have lost someone to cancer, Linda and her team of vollies will be there if you need.

Currently there is an urgent need for more vollies to assist with a Mother who has just lost her daughter to cancer. Her yard is unmanageable as her mobility is compromised.

A regular project for River Angels is to cook for individuals and families who simply can’t do it themselves due to illness. There are currently 12 families in need in town.

Please contact Lynda at River Angels if you have any time to spare and would like to get involved in any of the River Angels projects.

Lynda Donovan
River Angels
PO Box 481, Margaret River
0403 430 838

www.facebook.com/riverangelsMR

http://www.riverangels.org.au

 

Concert Band

Come along to listen to The Margaret River Concert Band at The Augusta Playout, a Mother’s Day concert at the Augusta Centennial Hall on Sunday 9 May from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. There will be lots of fun music – classic swing and jazz numbers, heaps of film music, a few rock and roll classics to dance to and a whole lot more! It even includes a complimentary afternoon tea in the $15 ticket price.

The Concert Band is also looking for new musicians. If you play a brass, sax or woodwind instrument come along to their weekly rehearsals on Mondays from 7.30 to 9.30pm at the Margaret River Senior High School. Details of rehearsals and performances are on their website.

https://www.margaretriverconcertband.com/performances

 

Free Art Exhibition Party in Cowaramup

Woven Cowaramup is holding a free, ‘Art Exhibition Party’.

These events are designed to help our community connect and create through the inspiration of local emerging artists.

Their first event kicks off on Saturday 1st May at the Cowaramup District Club with local Gracetown artist Asha-Lily.

Over 50 of her pieces will be on display at the event with Asha performing a live art piece throughout the evening.

There’ll be live music from local musician Kiera Jas from 7- 9pm, and then DJ Saramony will take the floor for a few hours of dancing and fun.

This event is 18 + and free, however tickets are essential.

https://www.woven.org.au/artists-in-motion

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