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Get 10 Plants for $10!

Local residents, schools and businesses within the City of Charles Sturt can purchase a $10 voucher which can be redeemed for locally indigenous tube-stock plants. Vouchers can be purchased from the Woodville Road Civic Centre or by calling 8408 1111, and plants will be available for collection from the Civic Centre on either Saturday 20 May or 17 June, or can be collected directly from Provenance Indigenous Plants in Salisbury Park. Be quick to avoid disappointment!

The Blues Brothers & All Soul’d Out

See the classic 1980 film The Blues Brothers (M) followed by a live performance of All Soul’d Out at the Woodville Town Hall on Saturday 20 May at 7pm. All Soul’d Out is a high energy 10 piece soul band featuring a vocalist and five piece horn section who take well-known tunes and pump them full of soul. Tickets are $25 full/$20 concession and are available at or at the door (cash only).

Got a Business Idea, Now What?

Coming up with an idea is easy, but where to next can be confusing. Join us at a free business start-up introductory workshop facilitated by the Adelaide Business Hub to explore:

  • Feasibility of your venture or new business idea
  • How to find the right resources at the right time
  • Navigating the paperwork and preparation
  • Ongoing mentoring opportunities
  • Q&A discussion

The workshop will be held on Thursday 25 May from 9.30-11.30am at The Brocas. Spaces are strictly limited, register at

Babytime and Toddlertime

Special Babytime and Toddlertime sessions are coming to the Civic Centre on Tuesday 23 May! Two separate 30 minute sessions will be held - Babytime commencing at 10am and Toddlertime at 11am. Little ones can dance, sing, play, learn and most importantly have fun! The sessions are free, no bookings required.

Taxation 2017

Learn how to create and link a myGov account and lodge your tax return with myTax at the Findon Community Centre on Wednesday 31 May from 10.30am-12.30pm. The Community Education and Assistance Team from the Australian Taxation Office will teach you how to use the system and answer your questions. Includes a light lunch. This session is free but booking is essential. Call the Centre on 8408 1310 to book your place.

Your Library, Your Say

We are considering making changes to the way we deliver library services and we would love to hear your ideas about the future of the Henley Library. Get involved by visiting us at Henley or Civic Libraries, presenting to Council on Monday 13 June, making an online submission here or joining our Open Day at Henley Square on Saturday 10 June from 10am-2pm. For more information contact Jacqui Stretton on 8408 1331 or

Win a Diamond!

Sign up to receive our Diamond Bytes e-Newsletter for a chance to win a round brilliant diamond to the value of $5000 thanks to Wishart Jewellers. If you’re over 18, a City of Charles Sturt resident or a property or business owner, sign up to receive our Diamond Bytes eNewsletter and you’ll be in the running to win. The promotion ends on Monday 29 May, so don’t miss out. Visit

Creating Wellbeing and Resilience

Have you wondered why some people are able to maintain a sense of happiness despite health issues or other challenges? Or why some people see the glass half full and others the glass half empty? The City of Charles Sturt invites older residents to attend a free 6 week program where trained staff share information and tools to assist with building resilience, and support participants to put these skills into practice. PERMA + explores positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, accomplishment, physical health and optimism. A new workshop will be starting soon, so contact Deb Whetstone on 8408 1373 or Sarah Jennings 8408 1367 to register your interest.

Social Mosaics at Bower Cottages

Come and join this social group and create colourful mosaics to brighten up the local community or your own home and garden. $1 per session; participants provide their own materials. Every Saturday from 10am to 1pm at Bower Cottages Community Centre, 200 Bower Road, Semaphore Park. Contact Reception, 8408 1395.

Disability Rights Advocacy Service

The Disability Rights Advocacy Service (DRAS) will be operating from our Woodville Road Civic Centre every Monday from 9.30am-12.30pm. The service offers free, professional advocacy and representation for eligible members of the community to safeguard and promote the rights of people with a disability. If you live with any sort of disability and feel your rights to access and equity are being infringed, drop in and speak to someone or contact Paul Barbaro on 8122 2711 or 0410 517 295 for further information or to make an appointment. DRAS Inc complies with the Commonwealth’s National Disability Advocacy Standards and is part of the Network of Disability Advocacy Services funded by the Australian Government.

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