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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.

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,

Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd March - Red Cross Blood Centre at Renmark

The Mobile Blood Donor Centre will be at the Greek Orthodox Community Hall, Twentyfirst Street Renmark, from 12.30pm to 7.30pm Thursday 22nd March and from 7.30am to 12pm on Friday 23rd March.  Please make an appointment by calling 13 14 95, or visit

Friday 23rd March - Loxton North Harvest Festival

The annual Harvest Festival at the Loxton North School is celebrating 30 years, with food, free kids activities and featuring the Great Stomp, from 5.30pm 'til late on Friday 23rd March.  Great Stomp prize money to be won - $250 cash for Juniors and $400 for senior teams.  Download a Stomp registration form at

Friday 30th March to Sunday 1st April - Easter Miracle Tent

The Miracle Tent is on again this Easter, at new location, the RV Park, corner of Coral St and Pine Ave in Loxton.  For details of sessions go to Riverland Miracle Tent facebook page.

Saturday 31st March - My Hope (Billy Graham)

The 'My Hope' Easter event featuring Billy Graham and guest artists Lacrae and Lacey in a 30 minute movie presentation, is being hosted by Living Waters, 7pm Saturday 31st March at Living Waters Christian Community, 14 Edward St Loxton.  Bring along your friends for a powerful Easter message.  Supper to follow, free Easter eggs for the children.

Sunday 8th April - Mary Magdalene movie at Chaffey Theatre

'Mary Magdalene', a film directed by Garth Davis (Lion) will be shown at the Chaffey Theatre, 2pm on Sunday 8th April.

Saturday 14th April - Peter Combe & The Fossils

The Riverland branch of the Royal Flying Doctor Service is holding a benefit concert, with Peter Combe and The Fossils, 7.30pm Saturday 14th April at the Loxton High School Theatre, featuring great folk music from the 60's and 70's.  Tickets are $20 each, available at Scarfes Electronics East Terrace Loxton.

Last Updated: 14/03/2018