Community News Week 3

WAAPA Summer School 2018/2019

This Summer WAAPA at ECU, Mt Lawley is offering an exciting performing arts program for students from Years 1 to 12. The Summer School includes classes in RAP, Acting, Dance, Drama, Screen Performance, Music Theatre and of course, how to perform Shakespeare. For information about the fantastic courses on offer please visit WAAPA Summer School or contact Gabrielle Metcalf at


Three new scholastic books left at the note drawers in the office last week.  Please see the office.

Community News Week 1

Australian Girls Choir – October Open Day

Look no further than the Australian Girls Choir (AGC) because we encourage, challenge and inspire girls as they learn to sing, dance and perform. School aged girls are invited to come along to our Open Day on Sunday October 28 to try our fun and inclusive classes and learn more about being part of the AGC! Please contact us if you would like to attend the Open Day. Ph 08 6365 2100 or email

Sleeping Beauty by the Wembley Theatre Company

Friday, 12 October 2018 | 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Wembley Community Centre, proudly supported by the Town of Cambridge.
Talk about “helicopter parents”, Princess Aurora has been protected from any sharp objects for almost all of her 16 years with the aim of preventing the curse of the Nasty Witch coming true. Well rest assured a lot more happens in The Wembley Theatre production and we ask you to come along and find out between Friday 12 October 2018 7:00 PM and Saturday 3 November 2018 2:00 PM. Tickets available online on TryBooking or at the door. Adults $18 Children $15


With swimming pools and beaches a big part of the Western Australian lifestyle, ensuring your children can swim competently and safely is essential.
You can now enrol your children in VacSwim swimming lessons during the summer school holidays. VacSwim programs are held at pools and beaches all across Western Australia. No matter where you are planning to spend these summer holidays, your children can take part in VacSwim.
VacSwim is for all children – from beginners through to advanced survival, rescue and resuscitation. Your children can start as young as five years old.
Enrol your children in VacSwim now at

Floreat Surf Lifesaving Club

Registrations are now open for Nippers!
Join the West Coast’s best family club this summer.
All equipment is supplied!
All you need is sunscreen, towel and a water bottle to join our
Nippers Programme on 28 October at 8.30am.  Ages 6+ or call 9385 9370


Community News Week 9


Join us for three days during School Holidays and learn how to rig your rod, casting practice, fishing on Hillarys Yacht Club boats, fish weigh-in competition, heaps of prizes, two sausage sizzles and loads of fun!  25-27 September 2018 (Ages 9-16)
Register online:   (under the Courses tab)
Contact Mel:   9246 2833  |

2018-2019 Season starts October. Online registrations open 17/9/18. Dolphons is located at Claremont Pool, Davies Rd, Claremont. Programs of new and existing pre-junior & junior players.

CSIRO ‘Kids Care about Climate Change’ Drawing Contest. Please follow this link for further information.

Community Notices Week 7


Welcome to the 2018/19 Subiaco Marist Cricket Club cricket season! We field teams for girls and boys aged from 5 – 17, and always keen to welcome new players.
Our introductory Cricket Blasters programs are for kids new to cricket, teaching them the basics of cricket in a fun, safe and interactive way. Held at Newman College 5pm Fridays.
We also have teams in each year level from under 10 to under 17, where young cricketers can develop their skills and enjoyment of the game, with mid-week training and games on Saturday or Sunday (depending on grade).
The season starts in October and registrations are open now. Please register at: (Registrations close Sept 5 for under 10-17, and Oct 12 or earlier if the program is at capacity for Cricket Blasters). Please contact us at with any queries


Join us for three days during School Holidays and learn how to rig your rod, casting practice, fishing on Hillarys Yacht Club boats, fish weigh-in competition, heaps of prizes, two sausage sizzles and loads of fun!   25-27 September 2018 (Ages 9-16)  Register online:   (under the Courses tab) Contact Mel:   9246 2833  |

Churchlands Senior High School Garden Market Day

6PR Live broadcast  6am – 12pm6 -10am Morning Show – Sue McDougall & Darren DeMello
10am-12pm Footy Show – Karl Langdon & Kim Hagdorn
Grab a coffee and breakfast and watch your favourite radio hosts live.
Lucca Street and Memory Place Corner
Market Place 8:30am – 2:30pm
Plants, garden products, music, café, sausage sizzle, kids activities. 
Free advice & information sessions.  Raffles.
Special kids activity – Talk insects & build a bee hotel with Faye Arcaro 1-2pm

UWA Little Athletics Centre
Summer Season Registration for 2018/19

Saturday September 1st
Online only from 9am 
U7-U17 year olds
For more information including training and competitions visit: or email


September 1st at Michael Brothers Juice in the Swan Valley. Details at 
Our Year 4 student Jade A-E is part of  ‘The Younglings’ who have made the final.

City of Perth Surf Life Saving Club is hosting its annual Nipper Registration Day on Sunday 16th September between 3pm and 5pm.
For children aged between 6 and 13 years, Nippers is a safe and fun environment to learn ocean skills. Come down and speak to our Club Age Managers and take a tour inside our new state of the art building. Learn valuable life skills at our beautiful beach and become a part of a wonderful community. There will be entertainment and prizes, plus our Galley Bar will be open for refreshments.

Community News Week 5

Relationships Australia – Parenting Workshops        


Evenings 6.30 – 9pm

Emotion Coaching                                            Tues 7 August                    $30 per person

Building Stronger Families x 6                          Thurs 9 Aug-13 Sept        $80 single parent family/$120 two parent family

Dads Raising Girls                                             Tues 14 August                 $30 per person

Parent Child Connection x 4                             Tues 21 Aug-11 Sept       $50 pp / $75 pc

Daytime 9.30am – 4.30pm

Parent Teen Connection                                   Sat 18 August                     $50 pp / $75 pp                


Hillarys Yacht Club invites you to enjoy Free Sailing for Kids!

Saturday 8 September 2018

9am – 12.30pm Hillarys Boat Harbour Marina

(Northern end of swimming beach in the marina near the foot bridge)

For ages 7-12

Registrations ESSENTIAL Visit    to find out more…


FOUND Childs purse (dog shaped). Please see the office.


Community News Week 3

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia together with the National Allergy Strategy will hold an information evening to provide guidance and support for those suffering with severe allergic disease.
A/Prof Richard Loh (paediatric clinical immunologist) will talk about oral immunotherapy for food allergy. Maria Said, CEO of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia will also present.
There will also be a panel of specialists including an adult immunologist and paediatric immunologist who will be ready to answer questions that you may have.
You will also find out about the National Allergy Strategy food allergy prevention project.
When: Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Time: Arrival from 6pm for a light supper with session to commence at 6:30pm
Where: Stirling Community Centre Corner Cape & Stoneham Streets, Tuart Hill (Carpark Entry off Stoneham Street)  COST: Free


Community News Week 8

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY PROGRAM  – Research Volunteers Required

 The research team at the Neurocognitive Development Unit will be hosting their popular Children’s Activity Program during the July school holidays (2nd July-13th July) at The University of Western Australia. 
The program is held in a child-friendly environment, which features space-themed activity rooms and an outdoor playground.  Throughout the day, children complete a range of computer tasks, word games and puzzles. We will also be using brain wave technology to examine the activity of the brain whilst children perform computer tasks. Children who have attended our previous holiday programs have had a fantastic time, whilst contributing to important developmental research.
If your child is aged between 7 and 9 years and you are interested in participating, please contact Anna Jorgensen for an information pack. 
Contact Details Email:    Phone: 6488 4652


Community Notices Week 2

Newman Churchlands Swimming Club.

Registrations are now open for the 2018 Winter Squad season at
Squad training will commence on Monday 14 May at the heated pool at Newman College at 4pm.
Session times and fees:
1 session per week (Mondays only)
Registration fee $250
Juniors 4:00-5:00pm            Seniors 4:00-5:30pm
2 sessions per week (Mondays and Wednesday)
Registration fee $350
Juniors 4:00-5:00pm            Seniors 4:00-5:30pm
The link to the registration page can be found at the club website
NCSC Winter Squads will run from 14 May to 31 August 2018.  All current and new swimmers are welcome.

Name a shark!

Each year, the Ningaloo Outlook tagging and tracking research team heads to Ningaloo Reef to tag a small number of whale sharks. This involves attaching tagging technology to allow the movement of these animals to be tracked. You can view these movements at
So… the team need a few names for whale sharks that we will be tagging in June…
If you think you can come up with an inspirational name please send it into us by the 20th May 2018.
We will then short-list three names for you to vote on, with the top three names to be announced at the Whale Shark Festival – Exmouth (26th May 2018).


Community Notices Week 11

Scarborough School Holiday Sports Program
Enrol for Basketball/Indoor Soccer/Indoor Hockey/Dodgeball and more!
Suitable for boys and girls aged 5 to 12 years at all skill levels.
Cost $50 including morning tea and lunch. Time 9.00 to 3.00pm. April sessions 16/18/20/23/27

WillettonSenior High School Specialised Basketball Program
Western Australia’s highest ranked basketball school is currently accepting applications for their 2019 student intake.
The Specialist Basketball Program inspires talented young West Australians to develop their skills, leadership, character and passion for excellence, both on and off the court. Our students learn the fundamentals of basketball in a high performance environment, as well as life-skills and values such as respect, leadership, time management, teamwork, discipline, mental toughness and sportsmanship.
The Willetton Senior High School Specialist Basketball Studies Program has been instrumental in developing many talented young athletes who have gone on to elite careers.
For further information please visit the website:
Application for Year 7, 2019 close Friday May 11

Cambridge Library Holiday Fun
Cambridge Library will be the place to visit during the school holidays. Chickens will be hatching from 16 April; there will be a wedge tailed eagle, falcon and some owls visiting on Monday afternoon 23 April that you can touch; 3 stations of Lego to create with on Tuesday morning 24 April and lots of feathers to hunt for (see attachment) leading up to the Scribblers Festival in May. Bookings are essential for the holiday programmes but  can be done by phone, in person or by email.

Iluka Beach Dune and Shore
Free Family Holiday Activity. Discover and document the plants and animals of Iluka Beach Dune and Shore—enter via Iluka Foreshore Park Burns Beach Road, Iluka. Sunday 15th April from 9am to 12noon. Bring your hat, water bottle, sunscreen, camera, binoculars and sketching gear or come as you are. More information from