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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 Chaffey Community Centre, 86 Nineteenth St, Renmark.
  • 8pm Tuesday at Loxcare, Pyap St. Loxton.
  • 8pm Wednesday, 'Steps & Traditions' meeting at St Mary's Catholic Hall, Crawford St Berri.
  • 12.30pm Thursday at the Loxton Uniting Church Hall, Martha St. Loxton.

For assistance call AA on 1300 222 222.

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.

Alternate Saturdays - Reacharge Youth

Reacharge Youth at Living Waters Christian Community in Loxton is for all High School aged youth (Year 7's invited too in terms 3 & 4) and meets on alternate Saturdays during school terms.  Invite your friends via the events page on Facebook.  Consent forms required - download from

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 1pm 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.

Thursday 29th March - CWCI Diamond Dinner

Riverland CWCI is celebrating the Diamond Anniversary of CWCI with a Dinner and guest speaker Nola Hill, from 6.30 to 9.30pm on Wednesday 29th March at the Waikerie Football Clubrooms, Peake Terrace Waikerie.  Cost is $25 and tickets are to be purchased by Wednesday 22nd March.  Call Jill on 0467 010 814, Judy on 0400 847 510 or Marj on 0438 891 182.  Please notify Marj if gluten free diet is required.

Friday 14th to Sunday 16th April - Easter Miracle Tent

The Miracle Tent returns this Easter at the Riverland Field Days site Barmera, from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th April.  Hosted by One Voice Christian Church Loxton, come along for awesome messages, healing miracles and great worship.  Guest speakers include JP Scharnik, John Hemans, Jarrod Beazley Peter Vacca and Raf Shaw.  Entry is free.  Powered camping sites available for $10 per night.  For details of the programme, go to or call Red Elliott on 0439 507 096.

Saturday 15th April - Renmark Free Easter Breakfast

A free open air breakfast will be held on Saturday 15th April, from 7.30am to 10.30am at the Renmark Riverfront lawns, next to the Renmark Club.  Sausages, eggs on toast, bacon and hamburgers and also gluten free and vegetarian options available.  Live music and an Easter presentation between 8.30 and 9.30am with free face painting, from 8-10am, a jumping castle, Easter eggs adn balloons for the children.

Last Updated: 29/03/2017