What’s On in the City of South Perth
Perth Garden Festival 2015
South Perth residents can receive a 2 for 1 offer to attend the South Perth Garden Festival. Simply cut out the coupon below and claim at the Festival gates or visit perthgardenfestival.com.au.
When: 9.30am-4pm, Thursday 30 April to Sunday 3 May 2015
Where: McCallum Park, Victoria Park Cost: $20 Adults / $14 Concession / $5 for children aged 6 – 16 / Free for children under 5.
MAY 2015 A Day with Australian Professional Golfer Craig Parry
Spend the day with Australian professional golfer, Craig Parry with legend professional golfer Terry Gale and multiple European tour winner Brett Rumford. Craig will be taking nine lucky golfers around three holes to teach them tips and tricks on how to play like a pro! For your chance to play golf with Craig, email your interest before Friday 1 May 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: 9am-4pm, Thursday 7 May 2015 A complementary sausage sizzle will be provided from 12-4pm.
Where: Collier Park Golf Course, Hayman Road, Como
Cost: Free For more information and to register for this event, contact ProShop on 9484 1666.
SciFi Author Greg Byrne Joins Words with Wine
Meet Perth author Greg Byrne and explore his debut new book, science
fiction thriller Nine Planets. When: 6.30-7.30pm, Thursday 14 May Where: South Perth Library Cost: Free
Bookings essential: 9474 0800 or visit the Library section of the City’s website.
Free Skateboarding Clinics The clinics are for all ages and all skill levels. Skateboards, safety gear and helmets are provided.
When: 11.00am-1.00pm, Saturday 9 May and 23 May
Where: Manning Skate Park, George Burnett Park, Manning Road, Manning (behind the George Burnett Leisure Centre)
Cost: Free For more information visit:
RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2015
The City is proud to be supporting the Perth RSPCA Million Paws Walk, to be held once again at Sir James Mitchell Park. Participants have a choice of 1km, 2.5km or 5km course.
When: Gates open at 8.30am, Sunday 17 May 2015
Where: Sir James Mitchell Park, Coode St, South Perth
Cost: Free To register and set up an online fundraising page visit millionpawswalk.com.au/ Western_Australia.htm
‘Mamie’, May Gibbs Exhibition
Whilst the hunt is still on for the theft of a Gumnut Baby from Stirling Gardens on the weekend of 21-22 March 2015, the South Perth Historical Society invites the community to view an exhibition about their creator, May ‘Mamie’ Gibbs. When: Until 31 May 2015 Where: Heritage House Cultural Centre, 111 Mill Point Road, South Perth
Opening hours: 10am-4pm Friday and 1pm-4pm Saturday and Sunday
Cost: Gold coin donation For more information, please contact the South Perth Historical Society on 9367 9243.
JUNE 2015 Maps Through History: How to Navigate the City’s Online Mapping System
Curious to see what the City looked like in 1930? Join the City’s Geographic
Information Systems (GIS) Officer in a free event to learn how to navigate the City’s online mapping system, IntraMaps. When: 10-11am, Thursday 4 June Where: City of South Perth Civic Centre, Cnr Sandgate St and South Tce, South Perth
Bookings essential: Call South Perth Library on 9474 0800 or book online through the Library section of the City’s website. For more information on upcoming events in the City of South Perth visit the events section of the City’s website or subscribe to the City’s eNewsletter.