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WAIKERIE woman Jenni Searle took this
photograph of last Wednesday's lunar eclipse.
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1st-31st - Primary school exhibiton Learning
Through Art at Rain Moth Gallery. Items for sale.
17th-18th - Waikerie & Districts Community
Flower Show, Waikerie Insttute. Friday,
10.30am to 5pm and Saturday, 10am to 2pm.
Oﬃcial opening by Michael Keelan and Tony
Pasin. Morning and afernoon tea available.
Phone: Renee Thompson on 0488 412 903.
18th - Riverland Wine & Food Festval, 12 noon
to 7pm (www.riverlandwineandfood.com).
25th - Morgan-Cadell Theatrical PlayMob
performance, Morgan Insttute, 6pm. Phone:
Heather on 0419 853 534.
26th - Australian Army Band performing
in support of Legacy Riverland at the Chaﬀey
Theatre, Renmark, 1.30pm. Phone: 8586 1800.
31st - Loxton Primary School centenary
celebratons, October 31 and November 1.
1st-30th - Year 12 exhibiton at Rain Moth Gallery.
1st - Waikerie Markets, civic centre Lawns, 9am to
1pm. Phone: Yvonne on 0417 088 999.
1st - Waikerie Toy Library celebrates 30 years and
recent makeover with sidewalk garage sale (spots
available via email@example.com), 9am to
12 noon. Event includes baking stall, face paintng
and children’s colouring competton.
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Playgroup's committee consists of two official
roles -- chairperson and treasurer.
The group is seeking more people to help with
opening and closing playgroup days.
"We are hoping to attract people who could
commit to being on the committee to help out,"
Mrs Collins said. "The more people we have, the
less work that needs to be done, and with more
people helping we could do many more activities
with the kids."
For more information about Waikerie Playgroup,
including how to volunteer, contact Karen Collins
on 8540 7068.
WAIKERIE Playgroup co-ordinator Karen Collins (left, pictured with daughter Chloe, 3) is concerned that
without more volunteers the group will fold. Recent playgroup attendees included (from left) Cherrie and
Grace Newsham, Michelle and Jarrod Gogoll, Oscar Hill and Rachel Gursansky. PHOTO: Jayme Koch
Lack of volunteers puts Waikerie Playgroup at risk
WHETHER you are a
'green thumb' or simply
enjoy the look of flowers
and other plants, Waikerie's
open gardens should offer
something for everyone.
Held as part of the Renmark
Rose Festival, the six open
gardens will be available for
viewing from this Friday
While frost damage has
forced Sunlands couple Trevor
and Kaye Quast to cancel their
involvement, Waikerie woman
Jan Heppner (17 Mary Starr
Drive, Waikerie) will showcase
her property throughout the
festival (October 17-26) from
10.30am to 3.30pm.
Mrs Heppner's front garden
offers an all-white selection
of flowering shrubs and other
plants terraced with historic
Visitors can pass through
the rose-covered archway to the
fern gardens, known as 'Jan's
The small rear garden is
planted with lawn, fruit trees,
roses and mixed plantings.
Grace and Lawrie Kalisch
(15 Miller Street, Waikerie) have
received several trophies for
being the best-established garden
in the Waikerie township.
Locals and visitors to the area
are invited to see why from 11am
to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday,
or at the same time and days the
Their display will include
two old restored vehicles, a 1927
Chrysler Roadster and a 1962 S
Series Valiant sedan, along with
woodcraft including bar stools
made from the wooden staves of
Lyn and John Lochert's
'Illawong' property (13 Ziegler
Road, Ramco) overlooks Ramco
Lagoon and features 180 salvias,
a variety of roses, lavenders,
rosemary, and many perennials,
annuals, bulbs and shrubs, along
with a native plants section.
Their garden will only be
open between 1pm and 4pm this
Saturday, Sunday and Monday,
and bookings are essential.
Ruth and John Maywald's
garden (6 Dowling Street,
Waikerie) is sectioned in colours
to suit its surroundings.
The Maywalds were florists
for 16 years, and they still grow
flowers suitable for floral work.
Their open garden will run
from 10.30am to 4pm this Friday,
Saturday and Sunday -- along
with Tuesday, October 21, and
Wednesday, October 22.
Deb and Ken Morley (110
Dunstan Road, Waikerie) will
open their expansive garden for
visitors between 10am and 4pm
this Saturday and Sunday -- along
with Wednesday, October 22,
Saturday, October 25, and Sunday,
Tours of the seed potato
nursery will be conducted at
11am and 2pm on each of these
days, and items for sale (payment
by cash only) will include plants,
bric-a-brac and collectables.
Morning and afternoon tea
will be provided, with the $2
entry fee raising money for
the Ebola virus work being
conducted by the Fred Hollows
Foundation and Medicins sans
Gary and Wendy Pfeiler's
recently built house and gardens
at Holder Bend were featured in
an issue of SA Life.
The property is situated on
approximately one acre of land
consisting of rolling green lawns
sweeping down to the banks of
the River Murray.
Opening hours will be from
10am to 4pm this Saturday,
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday --
along with Friday, October 24,
and Saturday, October 25.
A bus to see the Waikerie
gardens will leave the Renmark
Visitor Information Centre on
Wednesday, October 22, at 9am.
Meanwhile Rain Moth
Gallery will be open (including
10.30am to 3pm both weekends)
throughout the 10-day rose
festival as part of its art trail.
For more information about
the Renmark Rose Festival, visit:
How do our gardens grow?
SUCCESSFUL SAUSAGE SIZZLE: As part of
Mental Health Week (October 5-11), the Rotary
Club of Waikerie hosted a barbecue 'hat day'
fundraiser on Friday. Club members including
Ian Oliver (pictured) raised $288 for Australian
Rotary Health's mental health research. Further
fundraising will be conducted at Rotary's weekly
meeting tonight, along with a sausage sizzle at
Lochert Bros Pty Ltd this Friday.
FORECAST MIN/MAX FROST RISK
UPPER LEVEL LOWER LEVEL FLOW SALINITY
RIVERLAND WEATHER SIX DAY OUTLOOK
Weather details courtesy of www.eldersweather.com.au
RIVER MURRAY DAILY DATA TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14TH
Data courtesy of SA Water - Berri Operations Unit
Wednesday October 15 Frost then Sunny
Thursday October 16
Friday October 17
Saturday October 18
Sunday October 19
Monday October 20
Lock Three (Overland Corner) 9.81
Lock Two (Taylorville)
Lock One (Blanchetown)
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