Events

Upcoming events in and around Alice Springs.

Welcome to Alice Springs Town Council's Community Calendar. 

The calendar is a popular Council initiative designed to promote community events for the Alice Springs municipality, and receives an average of over 10,000 unique pageviews each month.

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July 2018

Library School Holiday Program

Bird Quilt Workshop AGES 5-12
Contribute your creativity to the annual library bird quilt for the Red Centre Bird Festival!

Date 
18 Jul
Time 
11:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Public Library Cnr Gregory and Leichhardt Tce Alice Springs
Type 
Library

Cecile Galiazzo recently undertook a residency at Watch This Space. During this time she was experimenting with paper dyeing using local native plants.

Date 
18 Jul to 21 Jul
Time 
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Location 
Watch This Space - 8 Gap Rd
Type 
Community

FREE digital literacy workshops for adults.

Date 
19 Jul
Time 
10:30am to 12:00pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Public Library Cnr Gregory and Leichhardt Tces Alice Springs
Type 
Library

The Phoney Film Festival is a film festival specifically for young people, with films being shot on smartphones or tablets, and a range of awesome prizes to be won for various categories. 

Date 
19 Jul
Time 
6:00pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Cinema
Type 
Town Council

Bookings not required

Date 
20 Jul
Time 
10:15am to 10:45am
Event Location 
Alice Springs Public Library
Type 
Library

Library School Holiday Program

Star Wars Party!

Date 
20 Jul
Time 
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Public Library Cnr Gregory and Leichhardt Tce Alice Springs
Type 
Library

Three free youth movie marathons will be held during the July holidays.

Date 
20 Jul
Time 
5:45pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Cinema
Type 
Town Council

Experienced quilting tutor Vicki Hale will teach more than 10 Christmas projects - wine bottle holders, a wreath wall hanging, placemats, table runners, an Advent Calendar and Santa sacks.

Date 
21 Jul to 22 Jul
Time 
9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location 
Central Craft Araluen Cultural Precinct 61 Larapinta Drive Alice Springs
Type 
Community

In conjunction with our current exhibition of the Yuendumu Doors | Etching Suite, The Residency is pleased to present Dr Philip Jones, Senior Curator, South Australian Museum and author of ‘Behind

Date 
21 Jul
Time 
10:00am
Event Location 
The Residency (crn Hartley and Parsons Streets - next to the Alice Springs Post Office)
Type 
Community

Love to chat about books? Welcome to our Monthly Reading Group, held on the 3rd Saturday of the month, from 12.00pm until 1.00pm. No reservations required — just come along for the books that interest you.

Date 
21 Jul
Time 
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Public Library Cnr Gregory and Leichhardt Tces Alice Springs
Type 
Library

It's quiz time! Come along and help us raise funds to help conserve our historic signature quilt, while testing your knowledge on women throughout history!

Date 
21 Jul
Time 
2:00pm
Event Location 
2 Stuart Tce Pioneer Womens Hall of Fame (Old Gaol )
Type 
Community

Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the ABC Half Marathon on Sunday July 22. If the full distance is a bit daunting, there is always the the 5.27km or the teams relay 4 x 5.27km.

Date 
22 Jul
Time 
7:00am
Type 
Community

Heavitree Bush markets are on this Sunday morning. Come on along and enjoy a great market. Local people are the stallholders they have a variety of goods something for everyone.

Date 
24 Jul
Time 
9:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location 
Heavitree Gap Hotel Palm Circuit
Type 
Community

The sessions will cover the techniques required for the Wire Bobbin Lace Making Workshop.

Date 
24 Jul
Time 
4:30pm
Event Location 
Central Craft Araluen Cultural Precinct
Type 
Community

Awards Ceremony
Northern Territory Literary Awards 2018

Be part of history as the Northern Territory Literary Awards Ceremony is held for the first time in Alice Springs!

Date 
24 Jul
Time 
5:30pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre - Witchettys
Type 
Community

Please join us at The Residency to celebrate Kerrie's first collection: INLANDIA

Date 
25 Jul
Time 
6:00pm
Event Location 
The Residency (crn Hartley and Parsons Streets - next to the Alice Springs Post Office)
Type 
Community

Free Workshop

This workshop is aimed at people working with clients at risk of or experiencing elder abuse. Support workers and their supervisors will learn:

Date 
26 Jul
Time 
9:30am to 12:30pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Town Council Andy McNeill Room
Type 
Community

Our monthly meetings are where we organise up coming events and discuss general business.

Date 
26 Jul
Time 
6:30pm
Event Location 
The Residency (crn Hartley and Parsons Streets - next to the Alice Springs Post Office)
Type 
Community

What does it mean to be a "rights-holder" and how does it come about? Remote Freedoms explores the contradictions and tensions of localized human rights work in very remote Indigenous communities.

Copies of the book will be sold at the event by Red Kangaroo Books.

Date 
27 Jul
Time 
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Event Location 
CDU Library - Grevillea Dve
Type 
Community

To travel some distance with concrete: a short story
by Priscilla Beck

Opening: 6pm, Friday 27th July
Exhibition: 27 July - 11 August

Date 
27 Jul to 11 Aug
Time 
6:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Location 
Watch This Space - 8 Gap Rd
Type 
Community

An annual exhibition of artwork from Central Australia that has been held since 1978. www.caasinc.org

Date 
27 Jul to 12 Aug
Time 
6:00pm to 4:00pm
Type 
Community

Presented by the Central Australian Art Society

Opening Friday 27 July

Date 
27 Jul to 12 Aug
Time 
6:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre: Galleries and Theatre
Type 
Community

Presented by Araluen Arts Centre
Created and originally directed by Ted Swindley
Based on a true story

Date 
27 Jul to 28 Jul
Time 
8:00pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre: Galleries and Theatre
Type 
Community

Come and enjoy a healthy lunch with NTAHC Alice Springs in honour of World Hepatitis Day!

Date 
28 Jul
Time 
11:00am to 2:00pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Town Council Lawns
Type 
Community

The market runs from February to December. It is held every second Sunday 9-1pm in the Todd Mall which can only be described as idyllic.

Date 
29 Jul
Time 
9:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location 
Todd Mall
Type 
Community

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