What's on

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN & AROUND BRIDGETOWN

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

BLOOMING WILD FESTIVAL 2 Sep-19  Nov, celebrating the diversity & beauty of wildflowers in our region with tours, events and self-guided trails, see www.bloomingwild.com.au or www.facebook.com/bloomingwildfestival

Thu 28th September

  • PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY & MEDITATION An introductory course of 10 weekly sessions commences at Henri Nouwen House at 7 pm. You are welcome to enrol on the night. Call 9761 4726 for further information.

Fri 29th September

  • CLUB B Movie Morning: “The Indian”, 10 am – 12 pm, enquiries to Danni 0447 713 368
  • MUSIC AT THE CIDERY
  • TIM POSEY

 30th September

  • SATURDAY MORNING MARKETat the Ashbil Community Garden, Bridgetown, 9 am – 12 pm, including a workshop on Using Recycled Tyres for Practical & Artistic Project in the Home Garden, Bridgetown, 9.30 am, by donation and includes morning tea.
  • BVAA MOVIE “BYE BYE BIRDIE”7 pm at the Bridgetown Repertory Theatre, a 1963 movie for the whole family, $15, $10 for members and children.

 Sun 1st October

  • A WALK ON THE BLOOMING WILD SIDE with horticulturalist Felicity Littleton, 10 am – 12 pm, meet at the Greenbushes Community Garden building to see the Conservation Herbarium and Pressing Room, followed by a guided wildflower walk. Free but a donation to the Herbarium would be greatly appreciated. For more information contact Christine on 0419 929 310

COMING EVENTS

  • SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM AT THE BRIDGETOWN LIBRARY, BRIDGETOWN LEISURE CENTRE AND GREENBUSHES CRC– see separate attachments for all the details
  • SPIDERS WITH ROBERT WHYTE Wed 4th Oct, Greenbushes Community Garden, gold coin donation. Learn about the importance of spiders in our ecosystem, how to safety catch and identify them and much more. To register call Tracy on 0400 976 434, morning tea provided ANDSPIDERS WITH ROBERT WHYTE Wed 4th Oct, 2.00-3.30 pm, Bridgetown Library, book launch and fun spider facts, all ages welcome, kids holiday school activity – make a spiderweb. Contact the Library for more info 9761 2503
  • AFRICAN CHILDREN’S GOSPEL CHOIR, Thu 5th Oct, 7pm at the Bridgetown Town Hall, free concert.
  • FESTIVAL OF COUNTRY GARDENS PRELUDE 7-8 Oct, coinciding with Festival Centre’s Hillview Garden Centre’s 5th birthday with . Pick up a Festival of Country Gardens brochure from the Visitor Centre or from Hillview
  • OPEN DAY Greenbushes CRC 8TH Oct in conjunction with Talison Mine tours, local community groups will host fundraising events. To book mine tours please phone 9782 5700
  • MEDITATION TECHNIQUES & PRACTICE with Christine Ashbil, 9TH Oct, Greenbushes CRC, 9.30-11am $5 includes morning tea. Bookings essential on 9764 3575 or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WHAT’S ON EVERY WEEK

 MONDAY

 

  • THE BLACKWOOD CLUB meets between 10am-3pm for social outings and activities. All welcome.
  • CREATIVE DANCE FOR BOYS & GIRLS learn about rhythm & movement, 4pm -4.30pm for kids aged 3 – 5 years. Contact Sean & Norma on 0487 335 695 IN RECESS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • DJEMBE DRUMMING CLASS FOR ADULTS 6pm – 8pmContact Sean & Norma on 0487 335 695 for more information.
  • JUBILEE SINGERS meet at 7.30pm at St Brigid’s Church, it is a nondenominational choir that has no auditions you just need to like singing gospel and blues. Phone Jennie on 0438 027 470 for more info
  • BLACKWOOD KARATE at the Bridgetown Town Hall during school term – Juniors & Parents 5pm-6.00pm, Seniors (teenagers & adults) 6pm – 7.30pm. Phone Scott & Michelle 9761 1642 or 0410 335 339 for more info.
  • MONDAY AT HENRI’S Support Programs for Positive Life Changes 5.30pm at Henri Nouwen House, 16 Hester St, Bridgetown. For all enquiries phone 9761 2027
  • YOGA

 

 

TUESDAY

  • COMMUNAL GARDENING 8am for coffee at the Barking Cow, 9am for gardening at Ashbil Community Garden
  • THREADS OF FRIENDSHIP PATCHWORK GROUP 9am-3pm at the Bridgetown Art & Craft Centre, Steere St. Phone Elspeth 0477 611 147 for more info`
  • BRIDGETOWN DIABETIC GROUP Meets 1st Tuesday of the month at 10 am at the old Convent for support, ideas & socialising. Phone Joy 9761 4208 for more info.
  • 5 ELEMENTS YOGA 6am &9.30am at Natural Therapies Centre. Enquiries to Christine Ashbil 0499 316 125
  • TABLE TENNIS
  • BRIDGETOWN BRIDGE CLUB
  • TUESDAY AT HENRIS Support Programs for Positive Life Changes 10am – 12.30pm at Henri Nouwen House. For all enquiries phone 9761 2027
  • PILATES OPEN MATWORK
  • ZENTANGLE ART CLASSES ALSO PATCHWORK/EMBROIDERY/CROCHET CLASSES at Black Cat Studios. Phone 9761 4427 or 0414 564 433 for more info and bookings.
  • DAY FOR GIRLS Bridgetown Chapter meet 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 50 Flintoff Rd at 9.30am-3pm. BYO lunch. Call Brenda 0407110754 for info.
  • YIN YOGA 11am at Natural Therapies Centre, phone Susie 0413 822 870 for more info

 

WEDNESDAY

  • WHIST DRIVE at the Bridgetown Bowling Club at 7pm for 7.30pm start. Contact Fiona 9761 1731
  • PROBUS CLUBmeets 2nd Wed each month for a morning tea meeting at The Bridgetown Bowling Club from 10am-12 noon.  New members welcome (retirees or semi retirees) – for enquiries phone Barbara on
  • 0419 927 781
  • SOCIAL GOLF8am at the Bridgetown Golf Club. Cost is $5. Phone Alan 9761 2214 or Lyn 9761 4536
  • OM HEART YOGA SPACE 9am – 10.30amat the Natural Therapies Centre. Phone 0414 702 235
  • THE BLACKWOOD CLUB meets between 10am-3pm for social outings and activities. Phone Margaret Gibbs on 9242 0242
  • SOCIAL INDOOR SOCCER
  • THE BRIDGETOWN CAMERA CLUB meets 1st Wednesday of the month, Silver Chain building, 7.30 pm, beginners & more experienced welcome. Phone George 9761 2491, Brian 0423 879 472 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • BLACKWOOD KARATE at the Bridgetown Town Hall during school term – Little Bears (4 & 6 year olds) 4.20-4.50pm, Juniors (children & parents) 5.00-6.00pm. Seniors (teenagers & adults) 6.00-7.30pm. Phone Scott & Michelle 9761 1642 or 0410 335 339 for more info.
  • YOGA NIDRA(deep relaxation) 4.30pm, 5.30pm & 6.30pm at home studio. Phone Susie 0413 822 870 for more info.
  • BALLROOM DANCING 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month 7pm – 9pmin the uniting Church Hall. Phone 0439969659 for info.
  • BRIDGETOWN FREEMASONS 1st Wednesday of the month at 7pm at their Lodge in Hampton St. Contact the secretary on 9761 1768 for info
  • BRIDGETOWN GO JU RYU KARATE at the Greenbushes Primary School Art & Music Hall 3.15pm beginner class 6 years & up, 4.30pm Senior Grades, 6pm Adults 12+. Enquiries to Damien Bell 0408 913 989 or (W) 9761 1099

 

THURSDAY

  • AFRO & HIP HOP DANCE
  • BRIDGETOWN WALKING GROUP leaves at 9.00am from the railway car park, all welcome. Cost is $2. Phone Dianne 9799 3230 for more info
  • ARTS & CRAFTS GROUP 10am – 3pm for an informal sewing, knitting & crochet session at the Art & Craft building cnr Steere & Barlee Streets. Phone Karla 9761 1288 for more information.
  • YOGA
  • SOCIAL BOWLS & MORNING TEA at the Bridgetown Bowling Club 9am start. Everybody welcome.
  • BRIDGETOWN/MANJIMUP STAMP & COIN CLUBmeets 1st Thursday of the month in the Bridgetown Library at 4.30 pm.   Phone Dianne on 9799 3230 for more info
  • BRIDGETOWN SING AUSTRALIA
  • PILATES OPEN MATWORK
  • BLACKWOOD WOMEN’S GROUP meet 1st Thurs each month at 1pm at the Bridgetown Showground
  • PATCHWORK QUILTING SEWING GROUP 1pm – 4pm at the Greenbushes Community Resource Centre. Phone 9764 3575 for more info
  • BRIDGETOWN GO JU RYU KARATE behind Ooh La Lollipop (access behind shop) 3.30pm Sub Junior class 5yrs, 4.30pm beginner class 6yrs and up, 5.30pm adults 16+. Enquiries to Damien Bell (W) 9761 1099 or 0408 913 989

 

FRIDAY

  • MAHJONG 1 pm at the Silver Chain building, beginners welcome. Call Anita 9761 4123 for more info.
  • TOASTMASTERS 1st & 3rd Friday at the Greenbushes CRC, phone Helen 0400 010 832 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for info
  • BRIDGETOWN GO JU RYU KARATE at the Greenbushes Primary School Art & Music Hall 3.15pm beginner class 6 years & up, 4.30pm Senior Grades, 6pm Adults 12+. Enquiries to Damien Bell 0408 913 989 or 9761 1099

SATURDAY

  • FAMILY YOGA 1st Sat of the month 10am-12pm at Natural Therapies. Bookings essential on 0417 334 222.
  • GENTLE YOGA FLOW 9.30am at the Anglican Church Hall. Contact Justine on 0438 653 673 for more info.
  • COMMUNAL GARDENING 9.30am at Ashbil Community Garden, Railway Terrace. Morning tea provided
  • OLD GAOL & MUSEUM SHED 10am-2pm with exhibitions of historical photos and artefactsfrom the Bridgetown-Greenbushes area. The Historical Society website is www.bridgetownhistoricalsociety.org.au
  • BRIDGETOWN GO JU RYU KARATE behind Ooh La Lollipop (access behind shop) 8.30am Adults 16+, 10am beginner class 6yrs and up, 11am Senior Grades. Enquiries to Damien Bell (W) 9761 1099 or 0408 913 989

 

 

 

Fri 22nd September

·      CLUB B Morning Tea at Nelsons Motel”, 10 am – 12 pm, enquiries to Danni 0447 713 368

·      MUSIC AT THE CIDERY 5.30-7.30pm:  Padderick – “Blues and other stuff too!”  Locally produced cider & beer, light food available.

 

Sun 24th September

·      RIVER PARK MARKETS 8am – 12 noon at the Blackwood River Park with stalls selling fresh local produce, preserves, plants, books, bric-a-brac and lots more

·      “TROUBLE IN PANTOLAND”  Auditions for Bridgetown Rep’s annual pantomime will be held on Sun 24th Sept at 2 pm at the Rep Theatre.  For more info contact Christine on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Wed 27th September

·      BUSINESS AFTER FIVE Wed 27th Sept at The Cidery, guest speaker Adrian Elder “150th Anniversary Events”.  RSVP to 9761 2712 or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.