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hosting Waugh in the West 4.

Come and join Steve Waugh and many other celebrity sportspeople in a Twenty20 cricket match on Friday 6 February 2015 from 4.30pm at St. Clair Oval, Actil Ave, St. Clair. A free event with heaps of activities for the kids, food and a licenced bar area. For more information please contact Lisa Will on 8408 1117.

exhibiting art.

Join us for the “(Everybody Needs Good) Neighbours” exhibition by Megan Heitmann. Megan’s brilliant diorama depicts the community in which she has lived for the past 11 years. The resident artists of this housing co-operative are featured on this intricate piece of artwork which is sure to keep you entertained and amazed with it’s detail. Also showing is “Thinking on your feet” by Marcel Grguric. This beautiful collection of pieces including “Naïve Classical” fans, cards, sculptures and bracelets demonstrates Marcel’s creative talents in mixed media. They are also available for purchase in consultation with the artist. Both exhibitions will be on display at the Hindmarsh Library from Monday 5 January until Friday 27 February 2015. For further information contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333.

recognising our history.

Grants of up to $5000 are now available to assist local groups and organisations to conserve and share historical information and stories, and care for collections. Groups, organisations and professional individuals that have an interest in City of Charles Sturt history, including sporting clubs, religious organisations, cultural and special interest clubs are encouraged to apply. For further information or to apply visit the grants page on our website or contact Linda on 8408 1368. Applications close 28 February 2015.

offering conservation grants.

Our Heritage Conservation Program provides owners of Local Heritage Places and Contributory Items with support and financial assistance for conservation work to their buildings. The Program has also been expanded to assist owners of Regulated and /or Significant trees with maintenance pruning. Grant applications are now open for work to be completed by June 2015. For more information visit our website or contact Jim Gronthos on 8408 1265 or

walking and cycling.

What would make walking and cycling easier for you? Have your say on Council’s Walking and Cycling Strategy. Come along to an open evening on Tuesday 24 February at 6pm, 72 Woodville Road, Woodville. Or to view the Strategy and provide your feedback online, go to

loving people who Love to Ride!

Join ‘Love to Ride’ and log a ride on the web or via the app of just 10 minutes between January 23 to February 23 and you are in the running to win prizes! You can ride anywhere, anytime – during the day with workmates, in the evening with friends or on the weekend with your kids. The earlier you log your ride, the more chances you have of winning. Go to to get involved, registration is free!

using technology.

Come along to our computer Drop In sessions and have your questions answered by our experienced computer tutors. There is no need to book, just turn up with your lap top or tablet. Troubleshoot, develop your CV or learn how to simply google. At the West Lakes Community Library Monday from 9.30 – 12.30. We also offer 10 weeks of basic computer tutoring. Hourly appointments every week are available for you to develop your computing skills and learn how to navigate your lap top or tablet. The centre has 5 computers available for your use if you don’t have either. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 – 12:30pm. For more information and to book these sessions, please contact reception on 8408 1144. Please provide a gold coin donation.

learning Ukelele.

The West Lakes Community Centre offers two Ukelele Groups per week, having your own ukulele is a must. These are relaxed groups with a focus on fun. Ukulele for beginners is held on Thursdays 1.30-3.00pm. The 8 Week program specifically for beginners and bookings essential which will begin Thursday 5 February 2015. Please bring a gold coin donation. Informal ukelele practice sessions are on Fridays 1.30-3.00pm. On going classes, no bookings necessary. Beginning in February 2015 with a gold coin donation. Ring Sharon 0426 207 742 for further information.

looking for Euchra players.

Experienced Euchra players wanted! Join a friendly weekly game Friday 2.30-4.30pm at Findon Community Centre. The $2 session includes light refreshment. For enquiries please phone 8408 1310.

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