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Henley Square is now Smoke-Free

Following recent community engagement and approval by the State Government, Henley Square is now smoke-free. Signs have been placed at the boundaries of the smoke-free area and a number of bins have been installed to allow for the responsible disposal of cigarette butts. Overwhelming support from the community was received during the consultation period with feedback anticipating mproved comfort and family friendly environment for the Square.

Before You Get Your Dog

Thinking of getting a dog? Come to this free seminar and have some common questions answered. The seminar will be presented by RSPCA approved Force-Free Trainers from Adelaide Pet Dog Training and Canine Behavioural School Inc. We’ll have great giveaways and prizes and free refreshments. Attendees will receive a voucher for 50% off all new dog registrations made before 1 January 2017. Please register your attendance by emailing dogs@charlessturt.sa.gov.au  or calling 8408 1111.

Your Point Malcolm experience

Are you a lover of open spaces, a dog walker or a fitness lover? Point Malcom Reserve is getting an upgrade in 2017 and we want to hear your thoughts on what experiences make up a fun and memorable trip to the park. We’d like to understand how you currently use Point Malcolm and what activities and ideas you have for the park in the future. Visit www.yoursaycharlessturt.com.au  to complete a short survey or share your Point Malcolm experience.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Bring a teddy and a rug to the Findon Community Centre on Friday 7 October from 1-3pm and enjoy a free Teddy Bears’ Picnic! We’ll have activities for the kids including the teddy bear displays, Imagination Playground, music and Knit-A-Teddy, and light refreshments will be served. Cost is a gold coin donation. Call 8408 1310 for bookings.

Inspector Hector and the Case of the Vanishing Vegetables

Help OPAL celebrate their last year at the City of Charles Sturt with a fun performance by Graeme Denton at the Woodville Town Hall on Friday 7 October, 11am. The show is suitable for kids aged 3-12 but all ages are welcome. Bring a picnic lunch if you’d like to join in with games on the back lawn afterwards. Cost is $4 per child (payable at the door - cash only), adults free. Book your seat at http://bit.ly/2bvEzW8

Doggy Day at the Beach

Join us at Henley Square on Saturday 8 October from 11am-2.30pm for Doggy Day at the Beach! This annual event is aimed at promoting changes to on-leash requirements on the foreshore with the arrival of daylight saving, as well as the importance of responsible dog ownership, community awareness regarding dog safety and Council’s role in animal management. We’ll have a free BBQ, dog-related stalls and activities and at midday we’ll be hosting a group dog walk from Henley to Grange Jetty. Don’t miss this fun, free day out for you and your pooch!

Dance Festival for Charity

Bring your family and friends along to the St Clair Recreation Centre on Saturday 1 October from 5-11.30pm and enjoy a fun-filled night with live music, colour, dancing and food, and raise money for charity at the same time! The Navaratri Festival Celebration Family Event & Any Body Can Dance (ABCD) is now in its sixth year in Adelaide. Entry is just $5 per person (children under 10 free) and proceeds from the event will go to the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation. For more information, call Ajay Pradhan on 0417 845 735 or visit www.facebook.com/events/547670462108970

Art on Main

Join local artist Meredith Russell as she brightens up the traffic island in Main Street Henley Beach (opposite Henley Square) this Sunday 24 September from 10.30am-2pm. The kids will be entertained with art activities and a bouncy castle. Come and see art in action and join in the fun at this free event.

Rock ‘n Roll Dance Time Lessons

Step into Spring with Rock ‘n Roll Dance lessons at the Findon Community Centre on Mondays from 7.30-9.30pm. Cost is $10 per session and beginners, intermediate and advanced dancers are all welcome. For further information, call Don on 0410 441 020.

River Torrens Linear Park survey

The nine Councils along the length of River Torrens Linear Park are preparing a long term plan and are keen to hear your views to help improve facilities in the Park, such as paths, lighting, signage, picnic areas, playgrounds, toilets and seating. For more information, or to take a short survey to tell us how you use the Park and what you’d like to see in the future, visit www.campbelltown.sa.gov.au/LinearPark

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