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Sundays Tuesdays and Thursdays - Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in the Riverland:

  • 2pm Sunday at Kingston-on-Murray Hall
  • 8pm Monday at Waikerie Uniting Church (back room), McCoy St.
  • 8pm Tuesday at Loxcare, Pyap St. Loxton.
  • 8pm Wednesday, Renmark Community Centre, Nineteenth St.
  • 12.30pm Thursday at the Loxton Uniting Church Hall, Martha St. Loxton.
  • 8pm Thursday at the Berri Catholic Church Hall, off Crawford Tce.

For information call AA on 1300 22 22 22.

Arthur's Bazaar at Loxcare

Loxcare is situated on the corner of Drabsch St and Pyap St in Loxton. Arthur's Bazaar is at Shop 17 Drabsch St Loxton (opposite Police Station), open Tuesday 9am to 2pm, Thursday 9am to 4.30pm and Friday 9am to 2pm.  Thank you to everyone who donates clothing and bric-a-brac. You are helping us to help our community.

Loxton Rotary Opportunity Shop - opening hours

The Rotary Opp Shop in Loxton opening hours - Tuesday to Friday from 9am to 3pm, to 4pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 to 11.15am.  Also available, great affordable vintage and theme party gear.  Situated on William Street Loxton (off Bookpurnong Tce).

Living Waters Christian Community Library

Living Waters Christian Community Library has a large range of resources available to the public, including books on Christian living, spiritual growth and ministry, biographies, fiction and magazines, teaching DVDs and movies, children's DVDs and Christian music CDs.  Membership is free, all welcome.  Open Sundays after the 10am worship service, and Tuesdays and Fridays from 11am to 3pm.  For information call 8584 5044.

Schools Ministry Group - seeking CPSW's for Riverland Schools

Do you love working with kids and seeing them thrive?  Do you enjoy a strong connection to your local church?  Have you ever considered supporting the well-being of the students at your local school? Schools Ministry Group is looking for suitablly qualified people to embrace the opportunities of becoming a school chaplain.  Call 08 83786800 or email andrew @

First and Third Thursdays - ADRA Community Food Pantry

If you're a pensioner, unemployed or on a low income, you can save big on food bills at the ADRA Food Pantry.  Open on the first and third Thursday of the month, from 10am to 4pm at the Genesis Building, Riverland Adventist Centre, 19 Sunrise Court (off the Old Sturt Highway) in Berri.  Long shelf life food stocks, with near or post best by dates, available at very low Donation prices, and some fresh fruit and vegetables subject to availability.  For information call Pastor Rick Meale on 0435 502 757.

Alternate Tuesdays - MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers)

Mothers with pre-schoolers are invited to come along to MOPS at the Berri Church of Christ 1025 Old Sturt Highway, from 9.30am to 11.30am on alternate Tuesdays during school terms, for friendship, practical parenting tips and the MOPPETS childrens programme.  Cost is $5, and bring along a piece of fruit for your child.  The next session is on Tuesday 3rd April.  For information call Debby on 0467 842 279.

Tuesdays during school terms - Little Albees Playgroup

Parents with children 0-5 years are invited to Little Albees Playgroup, every Tuesday from 9am to 11am during school terms at St Albert's Catholic School, 13 Geraldton St Loxton (in the Playgroup room at the end of the outdoor court).  Bring a gold coin donation, water bottle, hat and a piece of fruit to share.  For details call the school, 8584 5110 or email,

School Holidays - Loxton Public Library Childrens Programme

Loxton Library is holding free story and craft sessions for children from 10.30am on Wednesday 18th, Thursday 19th and Thursday 26th April.  Children aged 8 and older are invited to a craft session making friendship bands from 2-3pm on Thursday 26th April.  For details call the library, 8584 8051.

Friday 20th April - U3A Information Evening

What is U3A? University of the Third Age  It's affordable adult learning and leisure opportunities for both men and women in active retirement.  To learn more you are invited to an informal information evening, 5-6pm Friday 20th April at Locky's Place Moorook.  Please RSVP to Daina 0412 416 892 or Marian 0412 649 766.

Saturday 21st April - Cafe Church in Berri

Come along and hear why tomorrow ... is the beginning of the rest of your life!  A fresh start is always an option with God.  Cafe Church is a time to relax and enjoy and talk, 5pm Saturday 21st April at Mason's Cafe, 4 McIntosh St Berri.  There's also an optional $25 2-course meal available afterwards (BYO drinks) - so if you'd like to stay on, please RSVP to Nerida 0408 077 921.

Tuesday 1st May - Loxton's 'History Sure Ain't Boring'

The annual History Sure Ain't Boring night in Loxton will feature 3 twenty-minute speakers, highlighting aspects of Loxton's history.  Tickets are $5 for adults, available at the Loxton Visitor Information Centre. Admission is free for students.  7.30pm Tuesday 1st May at the Loxton Sporting Club.

Saturday 19th May - Riverland Christian Life Week Quiz Night

Riverland Christian Life Week is holding a Quiz Night fundraiser, doors open 6.30pm Saturday 19th May at the Loxton Peace Hall.  Prizes, games, silent auction and guessing games.  Cash only event.  $10 per person, max. tables of 10.  Supper supplied + soft drinks for $1 each.  Book now - call Fizz 0467 467 204.  All proceeds to camp costs and reducing camp registration fees for Christian Life Week.

Last Updated: 19/04/2018