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Lunch Bunch workshop for kids

Children aged 8-14 will have fun with edible floristry at workshop at the Findon Community Centre on Wednesday 17 January from 11am-12pm. Participants will make a bouquet with fruits, berries and sweets, and learn how to assemble and wrap for best presentation. Cost is $10 per child and bookings are essential – phone 8408 1310 to book.

Public Transport Strategy

Council staff are preparing to draft a Public Transport Strategy for the City of Charles Sturt. This strategy will identify upgrades that address current issues and we will work with the State Government to improve efficiency and routes. Your feedback with help shape the strategy. Visit www.yoursaycharlessturt.com.au to have your say. Consultation closes 12 January 2018.

Fruit & Veg Swap

Cut food miles, reduce waste, save money and get to know your neighbours at a Fruit & Veg Swap on the last Saturday of every month at Bower Cottages Community Centre at 200 Bower Road, Semaphore Park. The next Swap will be held on Saturday 27 January from 10-11am, so bring along your organically home grown excess fruit, vegetables, herbs, seedlings and plants. Produce is on the table by 10.15am, Swap starts at 10.30am. Call 8408 1395 for more information.

40km speed limit: Grange, parts of Findon & Seaton

A 40km/h speed limit will soon be implemented in parts of Findon, Seaton and Grange. We would like to remind drivers to be aware of the new reduced speed limit and take care whilst driving through residential streets. Safety in our community is of great importance, and we ask everyone to please be safe on the roads. A location map detailing the extent of the speed limit change is available at www.charlessturt.sa.gov.au/40km

Game On! Library Summer School Holiday Program

It’s game on at the Library these Summer Holidays! Join us for a range of exciting and adventurous events, such as Star Wars craft, laser tag and gaming, escape room challenges, writing, robots and even a twilight pyjama party. You can still pick up a Summer Reading club booklet from any Charles Sturt Library until 28 January. Bookings are essential for some events, so please contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333, or book online at http://bit.ly/eVents-csls

Paddle 4 Prostate

Join this flotilla of fun in the sun on West Lakes and paddle around Delfin Island on Sunday 11 February to raise funds for prostate cancer research, awareness and to support men and their families. This family-friendly event will run from 9am-12pm, and entrants will receive a commemorative cap, completion certificate and be in the race for prizes galore! Best fancy dress team and individual, best decorated lakeside home on the course and highest fundraisers. Don’t Paddle? Make a splash with a donation or dress in blue and join in the fun on the day. To register or for more information, visit www.paddle4prostate.com.au

Brush up on your digital literacy

Back to Basics
The Civic Library – Digital Hub offers fortnightly, free introductory level sessions on a range of digital literacy topics. No experience is required, just a willingness to give it a go.

‘Appy Hour – Organise your Life Wednesday 17 January, 10-11.30am
Get better at being organised by using your smart device as a personal assistant - including calendars, notes and tasks.

Meet your Tablet (Apple iPad) Wednesday 24 January, 10-11.30am
Explore the basics of your iPad and learn about what it can do and how to safely connect online.

Meet your Tablet (Android) Wednesday 31 January, 10-11.30am
Explore the basics of your Android device and learn about what it can do and how to safely connect online.

Frequi Fridays
Staff have gathered together some of the most frequently asked ‘digital’ questions from our 1:1 sessions and will offer free fortnightly group sessions on a range of the most popular topics.

Being Safe Online Friday 12 January, 10-11am
Understand how to stay safe and what to look for, at the same time increasing your confidence online.

Bookings are essential for all sessions. Book at http://bit.ly/eVents-csls or call 8408 1333.

 

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