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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 27th and Saturday 28th October - Riverland Pingpongathon

Want to be part of changing lives?  Sign up for the Riverland Pingpongathon, to be held at Living Waters Christian Community from 6pm Friday 27th October to 6pm Saturday 29th, raising funds in aid of young people in Asia affected by human trafficking and sexual exploitation.  Register as an individual or as a group.  Let's serve up some justice!  To register, or to sponsor a participant go to - for more information contact Lauren on 0409 412 739 or check out the Riverland Pingpongathon Facebook event.

Saturday 28th October - Youth Crusade in Pinnaroo

Barefoot Ministries presents Youth Breakthru, from 10.30am to 12.30pm Saturday 28th October at the Pinnaroo Institute.  Free sausage sizzle and $1 drinks.  Featuring youth from Christian Mission Fellowship International with Fijian singing, music, dancing and testimonies.

Saturday 28th October - Reacharge Youth Games Night

Reacharge Youth is having a Games and Theatre Sports Night with life-size team board games, including Pictionary, Scattergories, a Scupturing Challenge and Space Jumps.  For high school youth and year 7's, cost is $5 which includes tea.  From 6pm to 9pm Saturday 28th October at Living Waters Christian Community.  For info call Chris on 0408 085 393

Tuesday 31st October - CWCI Guest Speaker

Riverland CWCI invites all women to hear speaker Jill Dyer at a morning tea, 10am on Tuesday 31st October at the Paringa Lutheran Hall - cost is $6, or in the evening at 7pm starting with dessert and coffee at the Berri Lutheran Hall - cost is $10.  RSVP appreciated, please call Jill on 0467 010814, Judy on 0400 847 510, or Marj on 0438 891 182.

Sunday 5th November - Celebration 500th Year of Reformation

2017 marks 500 years of the Reformation.  Come along and celebrate at an ecumenical service on Sunday 5th November at 10am, with the Loxton Community Choir and Combined Schools' Student Choir, at The Life Centre, Loxton Lutheran School, Luther Road Loxton.  A once in a lifetime event!  All welcome.

Tuesday 7th November - Loxton Mardi Gras Fundraiser

You're invited to a Melbourne Cup Luncheon fundraiser on Tuesday 7th November at the Loxton Club, supporting Genni Lehmann, Loxton Hospital Senior Mardi Gras Ambassador entrant.  Cost is $25, and includes best hat, best fascinator and best dressed competition and fashion parade.  Children's meals available.  To book call the Loxton Club on 8584 7353.

Last Updated: 20/10/2017