Past Events

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Women of the River Country Exhibition

Travelling exhibition

Sunday 30 April 2017, 2 pm. Exhibition on show from 1 May to 21 June 2017.

Follow the journey of these 19 remarkable women from across the Murray Darling Basin and discover how they have shaped history along our mighty rivers. Exhibition to be opened at Olivewood by Renmark Paringa Mayor.

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Opening of the Koch Collection

Special event

Sunday 30 April 2017, 2pm

We invite you to the opening of the Koch Collection. Photos and memorabilia kindly donated by descendants of one of the founding families of Petersburg. Afternoon tea provided. RSVP Wednesday 16 April. All welcome.

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SA History Expo

Special event
Bookings are essential

Monday 24 April at 1-3.30pm

Whyalla Family History Group are hosting an SA History Expo with two interesting speakers from the Retired Police Association and the SA Pioneers Association.   

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Anzac Bites

Special event
Bookings are required for groups

Sunday 23 April 2017, 1-4pm

We honour our ANZACS and acknowledge local involvement through diverse displays. Be involved in our Anzac biscuit bake-off, details on website 

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Launch of the Prospect Air Raid Shelter Gardens

Special event

Sunday 23 April 2017, 2pm

You are warmly invited to the launch of the re-vamped Prospect Air Raid Shelter Gardens by the Mayor of Prospect Mr David O’Loughlin

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Myponga History and Art Display

Exhibition

Thursday 20 - Sunday 23 April 2017, 10am-4pm

A display of the history of Myponga, Myponga Beach, Wattle Flat and Hindmarsh Tiers as well as a display of local artists. 

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Easter Sunday at The Village Loxton

Special event

Easter Sunday 16 April, 11am to 3pm

Spend easter Sunday at family and community day at the Village Loxton.

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Introduction to Oral History Workshop

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Monday 10 April 2017; 10 am - 3.30 pm

Learn how to plan and record excellent, professional interviews! Workshops introduce participants to the practice and methods of doing an oral history interview, and provide equipment training on digital recorders.

The workshop is suitable for:

.  Members of community groups and history groups

.  Local and community historians

.  Professional historians

.  Writers

.  Students

.  Genealogists

.   Anyone wanting to record an interview, and who would like to do it properly.

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Open Cockpit & Aircraft Engine Run Family Fun Day

Special event

Sunday 9 April 2017, 9.30am - 5pm

Sit in cockpit of real jet fighter and hear roar of the historic aircraft engines and so much more fun for all the family ...

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Descendants' and Friends' Day

Special event
Bookings are essential

Sun 9 April 2017, 1.30pm - 4.15pm

For descendants of service men and women and anyone interested in The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. The programme will feature speakers of interest. We encourage you to bring any family memorabilia but not weaponary, even if it has been decommissioned. For catering purposes please advise if you will be attending. The Army Museum will also be open from 12 noon. If you have not visited this outstanding museum recently we urge you to take the opportunity before before the SABWA event.

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