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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.

Sunday 20th August - Renmark Anglican Church Patronal Festival

Your invited to the Patronal Festival of St Augustine of Hippo on Sunday 20th August, from 11am, at 53 James Avenue Renmark.  Come and enjoy Adelaide guitarist David McAvenna, who will play and sing during the service.  A shared lunch in the grounds will follow, with a mini concert by David, entry to concert is by gold coin donation.

Friday 25th August - Morning at Petticoate Lane

St Catherine's Auxiliary presents the 52nd 'Morning At Petticoat Lane', from 9am to 2pm on Friday 25th August at the Berri Senior Citizen's Hall in Crawford St.  Light lunch available and a variety of stalls.  Door prize drawn at 12pm.  Admission is free - all welcome.  All proceeds to St Catherine's in Berri.

Wednesday 30th August - Alpha Course starts in Berri

You're invited to explore life and the Christian faith in a open and friendly discussion at the Alpha Course.  The course is free, runs for 13 weeks, starting on Wednesday 30th August, from 6.30pm to 9pm at Berri Zion Lutheran Church, Vaughan Terrace. Each session includes a meal.  For information or to register, call Pastor Dean Mills on 0434 864 094.

Last Updated: 18/08/2017