Events

Upcoming events in and around Alice Springs.

Welcome to the Alice Springs Town Council's Community Calendar.

The calendar is a popular Council initiative designed to promote community events for the Alice Springs municipality.

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October 2014

October Business Month (OBM) is a program of business events, comprising dinners, award ceremonies, seminars, business breakfasts, cocktail receptions, leadership events, conferences and workshops.

Date 
1 Oct to 1 Nov
Time 
12:00am
Event location 
See: www.obm.nt.gov.au
Type 
Community

Pizza will be provided for lunch.
Ages 12 - 17.
Free.

Date 
1 Oct
Time 
12:30pm to 2:30pm
Event location 
Alice Springs Public Library Crn Leichhardt and Gregory Tces Alices Springs
Type 
Library

Come along and enjoy the family friendly day with Jumping Castle and activities for kids of all ages.

Date 
1 Oct
Time 
2:00pm
Event location 
Ross Park
Type 
Community

Guided walk with bird expert and discover the varied calls made by Central Australian birds. Whether it’s a twitter, a trill a squeak or a peep, we will interpret it for you.

Date 
1 Oct
Time 
5:30pm
Event location 
Simpsons Gap BBQ Area
Type 
Community

Ages 8 & over.
Bookings required.
Free.

Date 
1 Oct
Time 
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Event location 
Alice Springs Public Library Crn Leichhardt and Gregory Tces Alices Springs
Type 
Library

Find out what comes out after dark - join one of our community Night Stalks!

Date 
1 Oct
Time 
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event location 
Ormiston Gorge West MacDonell Ranges NP
Type 
Community

Spot water birds and a variety of species migrating with experts. BYO binoculars recommended.

Date 
2 Oct
Time 
7:00am to 8:00am
Event location 
Ilpara Ponds
Type 
Community

Ages 4 & over.
Free.

Children can use a variety of materials including crayons and pastels to express their creativity.

Date 
2 Oct
Time 
10:30am to 11:00am
Event location 
Alice Springs Public Library Crn Leichhardt and Gregory Tces Alices Springs
Type 
Library

Ages 9 - 15.
Free.

Using quality water colour paper and paints, children will experiment with techniques used by water colour artists.

Date 
2 Oct
Time 
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event location 
Alice Springs Public Library Crn Leichhardt and Gregory Tces Alices Springs
Type 
Library

Join a local bird expert and get a taste for bird watching. People of all ages including families are invited to join in the fun. BYO binoculars recommended.

Date 
3 Oct
Time 
7:00am to 8:00am
Event location 
Alice Springs Telegraph Station
Type 
Community
Date 
3 Oct
Time 
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event location 
Alice Springs Public Library Crn Leichhardt and Gregory Tces Alices Springs
Type 
Library

Overnight walk 4 & 5 October, Section 9 of the Larapinta Trail, Ochre Pits to Ormiston Gorge.
Please call for exact time and meeting place.

Date 
4 Oct to 5 Oct
Time 
9:00am to 3:00pm
Event location 
Larapinta Trail - Section 9
Type 
Community

Red Centre Bird Festival - Red Centre Twitchathon Close BBQ

Date 
4 Oct
Time 
6:00pm
Event location 
Closing BBQ at Alice Springs Desert Park
Type 
Community

Join the RFDS Alice Springs Auxiliary for A Day at the Races with a 5 race program. A light lunch will be provided and a cash bar will be available.

Date 
5 Oct
Time 
12:30pm to 6:00pm
Event location 
Pioneer Park Racecourse Sth Stuart Highway Alice Springs
Type 
Community

A luncheon function after a pleasant drive to the famous Aileron Roadhouse.
Lunch includes a choice from a variety of roasts, plus desert and tea or coffee.

Date 
5 Oct
Time 
1:00pm
Event location 
Aileron Roadhouse
Type 
Community

FEATURE EVENT of Red Centre Bird Festival.

Date 
5 Oct
Time 
7:00pm
Event location 
Alice Springs Desert Park Cinema
Type 
Community

Lake Mungo is an ancient Pleistocene lake-bed in south-western New South Wales, and is one of the world’s richest archaeological sites. The film focuses on the interface between the scientists on one hand, and, on the other, the Indigenous communities of the area.

Date 
5 Oct
Time 
7:00pm
Event location 
Araluen Arts Centre
Type 
Community

YOU ARE INVITED to a Special Morning Tea and Campus Tour of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic College for Prospective 2015 Transition to Year 4 Students.

Date 
7 Oct
Time 
9:00am to 11:00am
Type 
Community

Get hands-on and “under the hood” with software and hardware.
Bring along a DIY project. Share ideas. Learn by doing!

Date 
7 Oct
Time 
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Event location 
Alice Springs Public Library
Type 
Library

Normal monthly meeting of the Probus Club of Stuart Alice Springs.
Guest speaker. A morning of enjoyable chit chat and get together. Stay for lunch at the RSL afterwards. 10.00am

Date 
8 Oct
Time 
10:00am
Event location 
RSL Club Alice Springs
Type 
Community

Speaker : Adam Yates is speaking on " Beetles".
Adam is a paleontologist by profession who catches beetles in his spare time.

Date 
8 Oct
Time 
7:00pm
Event location 
Charles Darwin University Higher Education Building Lecture Theatre
Type 
Community

Join us for a Stress Less Day in the Park to celebrate Mental Health Week. There will be information stalls, an art exhibition, gentle yoga, meditation and a bbq lunch.

Date 
10 Oct
Time 
10:00am to 2:00pm
Event location 
1 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs
Type 
Community

TOUCH explores the nexus between artist and audience, maker and viewer, through community engagement in the making and exhibiting of many hundreds of small clay pinch pots.

Date 
10 Oct to 1 Nov
Time 
6:00pm to 2:00pm
Event location 
Watch this Space ARI
Type 
Community

An exhibition of watercolour paintings from the renowned Hermannsburg artists. This exhibition focuses on the women artists who are continuing the tradition.
Artists will be working in a Pop-Up Studio from Monday to Wednesday until the 14th of November.

Date 
10 Oct to 23 Nov
Time 
6:00pm to 2:00pm
Event location 
The Residency (next to the Post Office)
Type 
Community

A fun and playful story ballet based on the popular children’s book character, Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans, presented by the Australian Dance Academy and Duprada Dance Company.

Date 
10 Oct to 11 Oct
Time 
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Event location 
Araluen Art Centre
Type 
Community

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