By Kendrea Rhodes
The 31st of October is Halloween, and one might expect ghouls, ghosts and goblins, or at least bat flower, ghost plant, or deadly nightshade. But, in Lobethal on the 31st, you will see such an array of open gardens without a spectre in sight. The Lobethal Gardening Festival is an all-day event celebrating private, public and community gardens, rich with native, exotic, edible and ornamental plants. You can expect walking talks, bushfire recovery gardens, and natural imperfection from the eternal work-in-progress of gardening.
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The members of the Adelaide Hills Catholic Parish invite those impacted by the Cudlee Creek bushfire to join them for a free Family Fun Day on Sunday, 24th October, at the Gumeracha Oval, from 12:30pm to 3pm.
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Jenny Deans presents a workshop on “Biodiversity in Your Backyard.” Planting your garden with a diverse range of native plants will attract good bugs, bees and birds, while at the same time, provide you with a brilliant colourful display of flowers.
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By Kendrea Rhodes.
After three years of hard graft and dedication, work on the 126-year-old heritage listed building, now known as the Harrogate Supper Room, is complete. The Harrogate Soldiers Memorial Hall committee (past and present) have worked tirelessly with community members and groups, contractors, MPs, and Councillors, and would like to extend an open invitation to the ‘Celebration of the Supper Room Restoration’ on Sunday 19 September at 2pm.
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Following the short covid lockdown enforced closure in July, the Top of the Torrens Community Gallery in Birdwood is delighted to have its doors open once again, just in time to participate in the 2021 SALA festival.
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By Kendrea Rhodes
Every August for the past seven years, the walls of Balhannah’s Olive Branch Café have been awash with the inspiration, dedication and community spirit embodied in Woodside Primary School’s annual SALA art exhibition.
“This is Us” is the 2021 exhibition that explores several techniques, artists and events like recent bushfires and covid lockdowns. The sense of place is strong in this exhibition, representing Adelaide Hills’ homes, communities, environments and history.
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The Woodside Country Women’s Association is celebrating their 75th birthday this year. They will share an afternoon with the Australian Lions Hearing Dogs, who do important work training dogs for hearing-impaired people.
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