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Paringa Youth Club Hall Wednesdays @ 9am
Waikerie Every second Saturday @ 9am
River Rock Rockers
Renmark Hotel Monday nights 7.30pm-10pm
Renmark Bowling Club Thursdays 8pm
Riverland Bridge Club
Loxton Bowling Club Thursdays @ 9am
Riverland Farmers Market
Berri Senior Citizens Hall Saturdays
Riverland Justices of the Peace meeting
Bernard Hull concert
Nippy’s Loxton Gift 2017
Loxton Mardi Gras
2017 Renmark Open Swimming Carnival
Come n’ Tri Triathlon
Events supplied by Destination Riverland
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INTERACTIVE performance, Our
Corka Bubs, will take place at the
Chaffey Theatre next Wednesday.
The show is a “special place”
for babies to explore indigenous
culture through music and
Our Corka Bubs creates mem-
orable moments where babies
and dance meet in the first-ever
Aboriginal contemporary dance
work for babies.
The performance is a “cap-
tivating storytelling” about
Australia’s First Nation culture
through movement and music
choreographed specifically for
babies under two years and their
Made by renowned South
Australian Aboriginal choreogra-
pher Gina Rings, a small audi-
ence of babies and their carers
will be transfixed through move-
ment and play that draw strongly
from aspects of Australian
Gina Rings said being one of
the main creatives in Our Corka
Bubs was a “unique opportunity”.
“This delicate and eloquently
choreographed show for babies
is beautifully crafted to provide
a magical sonic space for babies
to be immersed in our cultures,”
“This show gives way for highly
experienced performers to draw
upon a new set of skills and
techniques especially needed for
a show such as this, and with the
guidance and experience drawn
from Sally Chance’s This (Baby)
Life, and music composed by
Heather Frahn in collaboration
with our Aboriginal musicians, we
were able to create a very spe-
cial show for babies and parents
to enjoy together.
“We are especially lucky to
have with us the two sisters
Caleena and Taree Sansbury,
who will be performing with their
uncle Owen Love... a cast of
performers that I have had the
honour to be working with again
after many years and who I con-
sider to be a perfect combination
of artists for this show.”
Our Corka Bubs is grounded
in theories of early childhood
development and Aboriginal
The performance uses gentle
motifs and gestural dance along
with traditional live and recorded
Ms Rings said the mixture
creates a “gently interactive
and transformative work paying
attention to a baby’s need to
both explore and to feel secure”.
begins at the Chaffey Theatre at
Tickets are available online at
It’s time to dance, indigenous style, Riverland babies
Our Corka Bubs is an interactive performance designed for babies
aged under two years.
VOCATIONAL AWARDS: A big crowd attended the Riverland
and Mallee Vocational Awards at the Berri Hotel last Friday
night. Among them were Nadene Gillett and Tricia Yandell,
both of Loxton.
Ivan and Pat Marschall, both of Renmark.
Ellen Lekakis and Dani Coombs, both of Berri.
Paul Arnold and Ann Ryan, both of Renmark.
accepts her award
from Jarahs Hair staff
Kristy Hodgson (left)
and owner Maria
Primary School students
Matilda and Carys, both
6, showing their colours
during Port Adelaide’s
visit this week.
PORT ADELAIDE VISIT: Enjoying the Port Adelaide Football Club visit to the
Cobdogla Primary School this week were Mia, Madison and Lauren.
Lyrup, at the
dinner at the
ABOVE: Riverland Radio’s Trevor Scott with
the Loxton Hotel’s Melanie Cranmer, who
was named runner-up in the Apprentice of
the Year award, and overall winner in the
PHOTOS: Christian Longobardi
RIGHT: Colin Gilbert and
Markos Stavrou, both of
Barmera, enjoying the
Port Adelaide Football
night at the Berri
Rotary Club of Berri member Andrew Gower presents Katelyn
Lynch (Riverland Respite and Recreation Service) with a
special achievement award.
Renmark North Primary School students Charlice, 11, and
Hadlee, 10, enjoying the visit by Port Adelaide players on
RESEARCH CENTRE: At the recent official opening of the
redeveloped Loxton Research Centre were Geoff Furness and
Chip Mawby, both of Loxton.
Max Baker, of Berri, and Scott Gillett, of Loxton.
Tony Meissner and Peter Gallasch, both of Loxton.
Port Adelaide footballer Nathan Krakouer with Bev
O’Loughlin, of Renmark.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20
A Riverland Justices of the Peace meeting will be held at the Loxton Club on
Bookpurnong Terrace from 6pm to 6.30pm. All justices welcome. RSVP to
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
The Riverland’s Parkinson’s Group will meet to educate and support people
living with Parkinson’s and their family members. The group meets on the
fourth Tuesday of each month from 10am to midday at the Barmera Uniting
Church on Nookamka Terrace. On February 28 the group will hold a Q&A
with Anne Heard of Parkinson’s SA.
For more information contact Glenys on 8588 2883 or 0403 308 107.
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