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SATURDAY, APRIL 22
Berri District Youth Club gymnastics holiday program. Ages five to 17,
session times 9am, 10am and 11am. Cost $10 each, pay on the day. A one-
hour session with qualified coaches (vault, air-track, mini-tramp, bars, beam,
rings and games). No experience necessary, a lot of fun. For bookings
phone Jane (0407 128 626).
SATURDAY, APRIL 22
Renmark Lions Club monthly garage sale. From 8am to 12 noon at W.E
Wood Pavillion at Renmark’s number two oval. Furniture, beds, tables/
chairs, electrical goods, whitegoods, crockery/cutlery, books, tools, bric-a -
brac, household items, etc. Sausage sizzle, bacon and egg sandwiches, tea
and coffee, and cans of drink available. Money raised is used for community
projects undertaken/supported by the Lions Club.
SUNDAY, APRIL 30
Mum’s and Daughter’s High Tea, an event for young females aged 12
to 25 and their mums. Join headspace Berri (3 Riverview Drive) for a free
afternoon (2pm to 5pm) of relaxation, fun and health, with high tea, body
scrub making workshop, a guided mindfulness session and health talk from
Loxton Health Centre general practitioner Dr Amy Thomas. Registrations
are essential and places are limited. Call headspace (8582 4422) or visit the
headspace Berri Facebook page for more information.
TUESDAY, MAY 2
The Riverland Parkinson’s group – education and support for people
living with Parkinson’s and their family members – meets on the fourth
Tuesday of each month. Next meeting 10am to 12 noon, Tuesday, May 2
(date changed due to Anzac Day public holiday), at Barmera Uniting Church
Hall, Nookamka Terrace. Getting to know you and planning ahead. Contact
Glenys on 8588 2883 or 0403 308 107.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 and MAY 3
Riverland Rainbow Connection inc will be holding a Mother’s Day
raffle on the following dates: April 26 and May 3, 2017. Tickets can be
purchased outside Radio Rentals.
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BERRI-born musician Teresa Law
is releasing her first CD after
years of involvement with the
Ancient Brethren, by The Teresa
Law Band, will be launched at the
Mannum Hotel on Sunday, April
30, from 3pm.
Law describes the album as
“original contemporary folk with
Celtic and bluegrass influences”.
Born and bred in Berri, Law’s
passion for music was ignited by
her first piano lesson as a four-
Through her teenage years,
she learnt how to sing and play
the flute, and performed with
her brother Jamie’s rock band,
which toured the Riverland and
Law completed a diploma at
the Flinders Street School of
Music and degree through the
conservatorium at The University
of Adelaide, also branching out
into opera and percussion.
She performed with various
bands, both in Adelaide and after
moving to Mannum, eventually
forming her current band with her
brother and two others.
The CD came about after con-
stant requests from fans and it
includes a cover of Joni Mitchell’s
classic Both Sides Now.
A film clip of the song Where
the Sun Don’t Shine is on the
Adelaide Music Clips YouTube
All are welcome to the CD
launch. To order the CD, check
Law’s public musician Facebook
page for updates.
Ex-Berri muso launches first CD
Former Riverlander Teresa Law will
launch her debut CD in Mannum
later this month.
MEGAN Frankel-Vaughan and David Sickerdick
were married at the river-front home of Clint
and Liz Frankel at Good Hope Landing, near
Waikerie, on March 25, 2017.
The cliff-top ceremony was followed by a
picnic-style garden reception enjoyed with an
intimate group of family and friends.
Both born and bred Riverlanders, the couple
have been living away from the region for a
number of years.
Megan has previously worked as a journalist
at The River News in Waikerie, while David was
previously a photographer at the Murray Pioneer
Following the wedding, the newlyweds
enjoyed a holiday in Fiji before returning to their
home in Mildura, Victoria.
of the Year
who was a
Twins Ivy and
with their mother
the Barmera Easter
markets on Sunday.
BARMERA EASTER MARKET: Barmera Central
co-ordinator Helen Morgan with Bazza the Bunyip and
his long lost cousin, the Easter Bunny, at the Easter
Twilight Markets on the weekend. PHOTO: Supplied
COCKROACH RACING: Cockroach racing was a feature
of the Cadell Harvest Festival held over the Easter
weekend. Each cockroach had a neat white number
painted on its back. PHOTO: Robyn Foley
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BERRI EASTER CARNIVAL: Berri Lions Club members Terry Mullan, Steve Rodley, Debbie Tanner,
Barry Philips (event co-ordinator) and Christine McKinlay enjoying the Berri Easter Carnival on
Saturday. PHOTO: Jane Kuerschner
Faith, 6, Rhyanna, 10, and Sebastian Ireland, 6,
line up to get their faces painted at Renmark’s Free
Renmark Lions Club members David Phillips,
David Crouch and Jim Markeas cook up a storm at
Renmark’s Free Easter Breakfast.
Ali, 11, Jate and Adem Al, 7, of Renmark, at
Renmark’s Free Easter Breakfast.
Paringa Youth Club Hall Wednesdays @ 9am
Waikerie Every second Saturday @ 9am
River Rock Rockers
Renmark Hotel Monday nights 7.30pm-10pm
Social mixed bowls
Renmark Bowling Club Wednesdays 1pm
Riverland Bridge Club
Loxton Bowling Club Thursdays @ 9am
Riverland Farmers Market
Berri Senior Citizens Hall Saturdays
Market Day@ Angove Family Winemakers
So-Realists Exhibition At Angove Winery
ANZAC Day Service
Loxton RSL 25/04/2017
Angry Anderson and Rob Reily
Loxton Club 28/04/2017
Audrey Hefford Ladies Bowls
Events supplied by Destination Riverland
For more information on events visit www.destinationriverland.org.au
GRAHAM Rodger is at the Wentworth
Sporting Club, Beverley Street,
Wentworth, tomorrow, from 7.30pm.
This will be a father-and-daughter duo
show starring Graham and his daughter
Julie Rodger, and guest artist Laurel
Tickets at $20 will be available at the
South Aussie gigs on this Tag Along
Tour 2017 will be at Soldiers Memorial
Hall, Nuriootpa on Anzac Day, April
25, at 2pm, Melrose Hall, Melrose
at 7.30pm on April 26, and at the
Peterborough Hall, Peterborough on
April 28 at 7.30pm.
Sometimes I get advised by art-
ists what they are doing during the
Riverland's country music festival, so I
go with their info prior to writing much
about the festival.
Virginia Coad contacted me regard-
ing the fact that Peter Coad & The
Coad Sisters plus guest act Jim Hermel
& Runaway Dixie will be at the Berri
Club on Saturday, June 10 from 1.30pm.
Expect a mix of originals and classics,
multi instrumental, yodelling, bluegrass
and gospel, along with 1950s rock 'n'
Tickets will be available at the door,
and meals will be available prior to this
one, which will be followed by the Bill
Bedford show starting at 6.30pm.
Help the artists, and the Berri Club,
by attending this one.
Also during the festival, the popu-
lar Steve Bartel Band will be at the
Renmark Hotel on Saturday, June 3
(8586 6755), Barmera Hotel on June 9
and 10 (with bookings to 8588 2111),
and at the Woolshed Brewery, Murtho,
via Paringa, on Sunday, June 11 from
noon to 5pm (08 8595 8188).
There is now a 2017 festival program
on the Riverland Country Music Club
I will bring you bits and pieces from
the program each column until the fes-
Meanwhile the 2017 Hall of Fame
inductees are Archie Roach, his late
partner Ruby Hunter, and Tracey
Rains. This event is happening on
Saturday, June 10 at 11am, adjacent to
the Hall of Fame, in Barmera.
At this stage, entertainment during
the festival will be at the Barmera Hotel
(front bar and dining room), Barmera-
Monash Football Club, The Lakes
Bakery Cafe, Bonneyview Bakery,
Moorook Club, Cobdogla Station
Caravan Park, Cobdogla & District
Club, Berri Club, Lake Bonney Holiday
Park, Mallee Fowl Restaurant, Barmera
Bowling Club. Barmera Library, Hall
of Fame Complex, Lyrup Club, Barwell
Avenue, the Bonney Theatre, Renmark
Hotel, and The Woolshed Brewery.
Don't forget that the Love & Lies Tour
show at Loxton Club is on Thursday,
This features Amber Lawrence,
Catherine Britt, and co-headlining
Fanny Lumsden. To book for a meal
phone the Loxton Club on 8584 7353.
Tickets can be purchased at Vaughan's
Shoes in Renmark, Berri or Loxton, and
from the Loxton Club.
Also in May is the 24th Norfolk
Island Country Music Festival, running
from May 15 to 22, featuring Aussie art-
ists Shane Nicholson, Drew McAlister,
Warren H Williams & Dani Young,
Georgia White, and from NZ Jody
Direen, Midnite Special, and Kelvin
Over three nights they hold a New
Zealand showcase, Australian showcase,
and the Trans-Tasman Entertainer of
the Year Awards, with each running for
approximately three hours.
There have been several South
Aussies gain entry into the Trans-
Tasman competition, with Kristal
Collins, Angela Easson, Melody Feder,
and Tanya Cornish having taken home
the award in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2015
respectively, though there have been oth-
ers who were not successful.
Other Aussies to have won are
Darren Coggan, Tina Martyn, Nyree
Klip, Brendon Walmsley, Kylie
Sackley, Megan Laurie, Samantha
McClymont, Victoria Baillie, and
These days the Australian competitors
are chosen from these reputable events
– Charters Towers, CCMA National
talent Quest, The Gympie Muster, and
Queensland Champion of Champions.
There are some new names in the
Mildura Country Music Festival line-
up this year, including Taylor Pfieffer,
John Lechner, Melissa Robertson,
John Krsuljer, Angus Gill, Rachel
Fahim (Star Maker 2017), and Ally
Sunraysia tomorrow and Barmera coming up soon
MY KIND OF COUNTRY
a break at
Jude Sykes and Judy Strachan, both of
Renmark, at the Riverland Farmers’
Cynthia Harvey, of Berri, and Diane Moore,
of Loxton, enjoy a rest after looking at fresh
produce and stalls at the farmers’ market.
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