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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.

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.

Thursdays - Berri Library Preschoolers Programme

The Berri Library in Kay Avenue runs sessions for 0-5 year olds which include a story, song and a craft activity, from 10.30am to 11.30am on Thursdays during school terms.  The sessions are free with no need to book.  Programmes available at the library - school holiday programmes are also held.

Friday 22nd September - Live Life Loud

Live Life Loud, youth event with music, dance, talk, games and food, is on at the Salt Church in Waikerie from 7pm to 9.30pm on Friday 22nd September.  Entry is free.  Food and drinks available.  For details contact Richard, 0418 686 454.

Sunday 24th September - Great Outback BBQ

Come along to the Great Outback BBQ 12 noon Sunday 24th September at the Loxton Uniting Church, for a BBQ lunch, tea & coffee and damper, and featuring musical entertainment by local artists.  All proceeds to ministry in remote areas of Australia.  For information call 8584 7622.

Monday 2nd - Friday 6th October - Christian Life Week Camp

Christian Life Week is a camp for young people in years 7-12 held at Camp Kedron in Barmera, 2-6 October.  This year's theme is 'Survivor'.  Expect fun activities, tough challenges, wonderful people, great times and great food.  To register go to or find us on Facebook as Riverland Christian Life Week.

Sunday 8th October - Zion Lutheran Church Berri 50th Anniversary

Zion Lutheran Church, in Marshall St Berri, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the church building with a special service 10am Sunday 8th October, followed by a light luncheon.  All are welcome.

Last Updated: 18/09/2017