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Westside Film Festival Awards

Join us at the Woodville Town Hall on Friday 13 July as we watch the Westside Film Festival entries and announce our winners! Filmmakers from all over Adelaide have been busy making films of up to 90 seconds on the 2018 theme of Faces or Places of Charles Sturt. Sit back and enjoy their talent and creativity at this family friendly, Hollywood-inspired, event. Alcohol will be available for purchase, this is not a BYO event. Tickets are just $5 and can be pre-purchased via Eventbrite or at the door (cash only). For details, visit

Here’s a good tip!

To celebrate the opening of the recently redeveloped Beverley Recycling & Waste Centre we are offering $10 trailer-loads on Saturday 28 July from 8am-4pm (domestic trailers only). The Centre is located at 2-6 Toogood Avenue, Beverley.

Westside Place Makers Grants

Place Making: (verb) ‘the act of reimaging everyday spaces into places where people love to gather and connect.’

We help fund and support bold, creative and inventive ideas that bring life to public spaces in Charles Sturt. Applications for Spring/Summer 2018 close on Wednesday 25 July. For more information and guidelines call 8408 1111, email  or visit 

Adventures in Time & Space

You’ll need to travel in time to experience all the out of this world activities happening across the libraries these school holidays! There’s a range of events and activities for children of all ages. For full details, visit

Bookings are essential for some events – book online or contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333.

Help us ensure our roads meet future needs

Roads are important lifelines for modern communities, providing access to schools, shopping centres and recreational areas as well as access to other transport nodes such as railway stations and airports. The Draft Roads Asset Management Plan is being revised and we want your help to ensure these community assets meet future service levels and needs. Get involved by completing a survey online at and learn more or have your questions answered at a Community Information Drop-in Session on Tuesday 24 July from 5-7pm at the Woodville Road Civic Centre.

Living with Memory Loss

Bower Cottages Community Centre is hosting a free 4-week course by Dementia SA for people dealing with a recent diagnosis of dementia, their family members and carers. The course runs on Fridays from 10am-12pm starting Friday 13 July. Registration is essential – call Dementia Australia on 8372 2100 to book your place.

Back to Basics - NBN in the West

Keep up to date with the latest NBN information as it rolls out in the west, and have your questions answered by local Telstra staff. Multiple sessions will be offered at the Civic, Findon and Henley Beach Libraries throughout the months of July, August and September. Morning tea is provided at each session and bookings are essential. For more information, contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333 or book online at

NDIS Drop-in & Group Information Sessions

During the months of July and August, National Disability Insurance Scheme partners Baptcare will be visiting Charles Sturt libraries to provide information about the NDIS and other supports available for people living with disabilities. Drop-in sessions will be happening across our libraries from 23-26 July, and two group sessions will be offered at our Findon and Henley Beach libraries. No bookings are necessary for the drop-in sessions but spaces are limited for the group sessions – contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333 or book online at

Meet the Author of ‘Sheba’s Dance’

“It’s not what we did that made us special it’s Sheba’s relationship with people that made her special.” Come along to Henley Beach Library on Wednesday 1 August from 4-5pm and listen to author Kerry McFie talk about a young horse named Sheba and the journey they shared together. Bookings are essential – contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333 or book online at

Marlborough Street Roadworks

Construction along Marlborough Street will be commencing in July 2018 from Tapleys Hill Road to East Terrace. Works will take approximately 6 months to complete. During this time there will be localised traffic management and restrictions along Marlborough Street. For further project information, visit

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