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nominating for council.

Council elections are held every four years on the second Saturday in November. Nominations for candidates to be elected to Charles Council open Tuesday 2 September and close 12 noon Tuesday 16 September. For information on how to nominate and what is involved in becoming an elected member, attend our Candidate Information Session on Thursday 28 August from 6–8pm at Council Chambers at the Civic Centre, Woodville. Registrations to Kim Vrankovic by or phone on 8408 1120.

hosting cooking workshops.

Step into Spring with an evening cooking workshop! Join Pam Tobin, Chef and Team from The Food Studios at Findon Community Centre for demonstrations and tastings on Wednesday 3 September 7.30-9.30pm. Cost is $ 20. To book phone 8408 1310.

revitalising employment lands.

Have your say on the future of the ‘Industry Zones’ in the City of Charles Sturt. We are seeking initial feedback from land owners and businesses within the zone as well as the broader community to help inform policy investigations. For more information go to or contact Jim on 8408 1265 or Consultation closes 12 September 2014.

getting our kids active!

We are offering kids aged 3-17yrs a free school holiday sports program from 29 September to 3 October. Kids can try tennis, fencing, hockey, dragon boating, canoeing, croquet, indoor rowing, bicycle speedway racing, basketball, gymnastics, taekwondo, surf life saving, dancing and baseball. For more information and to register contact Lisa Will on 8408 1117 or visit

having thrifty fun.

Learn how to save money and receive a goodie bag. Facilitated by Uniting Care Wesley Bowden, there will be three workshops, come to one or all. At the Henley & Grange Community Centre Wednesdays 3, 10 and 17 September, 1-2.30pm. Week 1: shopping onbudget and preparing low cost meals. Week 2: saveon energy costs. Week 3: make your own cleaning products, avoid scams and tips for saving. For more information please contact the Centre on 8408 1277.

welcoming a new yoga class.

Improving strength, flexibility, core stability and positivity, yoga is relaxing and rejuvenating. For people of all abilities, all fitness levels and all age groups. At the Henley & Grange Community Centre Tuesdays 7-8:30pm. For more information contact the Centre on 8408 1277.

launching Spring gardening Mini Expo.

Learn all about spring gardening, visit the stalls and talk to the experts on Wednesday 10 September from 1-3pm. Free Entry, free enviro bag and light refreshment included. Findon Community Centre - 8408 1310.

learning computer basics.

Learn the basics of how to re-create and edit photographic images on Friday 12 September, at 10am & 2pm. Book online at The course will be held at the Henley Learning Room, Henley Beach Library. Contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333 for more.

swapping ‘til you drop.

Ladies, exchange your valued but no longer used clothes and accessories on Thursday 23 October, 6.30-7.30 pm at the Henley & Grange Community Centre. Entry by gold coin donation. Items should be clean and in good condition and must be dropped off at the Centre between 9am-6pm on the day ofthe Swap. For more information, please contact the Centre on 8408 1277.

shaping up!

Join the Shape Me Up Fit Challenge at Cheltenham and Bower Cottages Community Centres. Season 5 starts on 28 August for $35! The Challenge includes access to three exercise sessions a week, nutrition education, your own personal coach, motivation and group support. Contact Coach Raine on 0430 769 366 for more details.

enjoying Art @ Hindmarsh.

Join us at Hindmarsh Library for two exhibitions: “Athwart the foaming brine” classical paintings by Eric Fahrudinov and “Mosaics, Beads and other Quirky Creations” by Marijana Mussell from Monday September 1- Friday October 31, 2014. An official launch for Eric’s exhibition will be held on Friday September 5 from 5.30pm -6.30pm. Contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333.

officially opening the Sir William Goodman bridge.

Please join us for the official opening of the Sir William Goodman Bridge on Saturday, 13 September 2014, 11am-1pm. Cnr Manton & Adam Street, Hindmarsh. Refreshments to be served. Please RSVP your attendance to Sally on 8408 1397 or 

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