Local Events

Community Groups, Events and COVID-19

Please be aware that many community groups are now practicing social distancing to discourage the spread of COVID-19. Events listed may be rescheduled or cancelled at any time. Many community groups are also discontinuing their weekly and monthly activities during this period.

Little Aussie will endeavor to provide an up to date list of active community groups in the coming months but please check with the community group themselves for the latest information about meetings.

Calendar Events


Perth Stamp and Coin Show

FREE Entry. FREE Valuations & more!

South Perth Community Centre.


Sat 19th & Sun 20th, 10am-4pm


Orchid Potting Workshop

Orchid Society of WA

Manning Activity Centre, 3 Downey Dr

$3 Entry

Sun 11th Oct, 10am-3.30pm

Spring Rose Show

Rose Society of WA

South Perth Community Ctr,

Kerry 0413 747 985 - www.wa.rose.org.au

Sat 10th 1-5pm & Sun 11th 10am-4pm


Annual Plant Sale

WA Fern Society with Palm & Cycad Society of WA

Manning Comm Ctr. Free entry

Ferns - Ray 9314 1736 | Palms - George 9448 4816

Sat 14th 9am-4pm, Sun 15th 9am-3pm

2020 Christmas Gift Appeal

Operation Sunshine WA

Local charity collecting Christmas gifts for kids 0-17 years old


Go online to buy a gift before 26th Nov

Jacaranda Festival

Rotary Club of Applecross

Applecross Village, Ardross St


Sat 28th, 9.30am-3.30pm


Annual Antique & Collectors Fair

Collectibles Society of WA (Inc)

South Perth Civic Centre, South Tce

Brad 0408 929 618

Sun 13th, 10am - 4pm

Young Community

Girl Guides - Bateman

Mandala Hall, Mandala Cres

Julia 0412 437 777

Bateman Star Girl Guides 5-11yrs, Mon 5pm

Therapy & Programs for Children

Kids Are Kids! Therapy & Education Centre

26 Parry Ave, Bateman

9313 6566

Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm

Melville City Toy Library

Blue Gum Rec, Brentwood


Sat 9.30-11am

Rossmoyne Shelley Scout Group

Rossmoyne Hall, 71 Central Rd

Clinton 0411 899 263

Tue 6.30pm & Thu 7pm

Creative Music & Dance Classes

(18mths-2yrs) (2-3yrs) (3-5yrs)

McCallum St, Ardross

Kellie 0402 554 026

Tues Wed Fri

Scouts WA

Various venues

6240 7700


Mainly Music

St Christophers Anglican Church

120 Waddell Rd, Bicton

Diana 0435 826 985

Thu 9.30am (school terms)

The Arts

Art Group Meeting

Alfred Cove Art Society

Atwell Gallery, Canning Hwy

9364 3508

Last Thu 7pm

Light Lunch & Presentations About Art

Atwell Arts Centre

Atwell Gallery, Canning Hwy, Alfred Cove

9330 2800

2nd Wed 12pm

Ladies Singing Group

CWA Mt Pleasant & Applecross

St Michael's Anglican Church Hall, Mt Pleasant

9459 6135 or 0411 985 401

Thu 10am

Social Craft Group

Melville Baptist Church

8 Sergeant Rd, Melville. $2 entry. Morning tea provided

Carol 0417 069 160

Tue 9.30-11.30am

One Achord Choir

St Stephen’s Uniting Church Hall, 2 MacKenzie Rd, Applecross

Gillian 0419 949 832

Mon 7.30pm or Wed 10am

Musicians Needed

South Side Symphony Orchestra

Kadidjiny Community Hall, 70-72 Kitchener Rd, Melville

Danielle 0415 678 905

Wed 7.30pm

Tartan Dancers Scottish Country Dance Group

St Stephen's Church Hall, McKenzie Rd, Applecross

Christine 0407 672 528

Mon 1pm & Thu 7.30pm

Adult Social Dance Lessons (Ballroom/Latin)

Stans Dancing

Melville Rec Ctr

Stan 9330 6737

Mon 7.30pm

Woodturners Association of WA - Melville Group

Kardinya Lesser Hall , Morris Buzacott Res

Keith 9364 4142

Wed 9-11am, Lessons Wed pm

Learn Embroidery

The Embroiderers' Guild of WA

565 Canning Hwy, Alfred Cove

Jill - jill@merker.com.au

Mon 7-9.30pm

W.A. Mandolin Orchestra

Rhein Donau Club, 110 Northlake Rd, Myaree

9337 4109

Wed 7.30-9.30pm

Mosaic Craft Group

Mosaics @ The Cowshed

McDougall Park, Clydesdale Rd, Como

Libby 0419 857 564

Tue, Wed & Sat 10am-3pm

Painting Group

Melville Girl Guide’s Hall, Kitchener Rd, Melville

Glenys 0419 767 937

Thu 10.30am-2.30pm.

May Gibbs Art & Local History Gallery & Museum

South Perth Historical Society

Heritage House, 111 Mill Point Rd

9367 9243

Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 1-4pm


South Side Symphony Orchestra

Winthrop. For fledgling or rusty string players.

Ronniet 0402 084 765

Mon 7.30pm-9pm (school terms)

Choirs4Kids - Online


Sue 0414 205 919

Various days & times - check website for details

Get Active

Wireless Hill Walking Group

Various Locations

Contact 9313 8468

Thu and/or Sun 8.00am

Perth Ballroom Dancing

Various venues, days & times



Melville Masters Swimming Club

LeisureFit Booragoon


Thu 7-9pm, fitness, friendship and fun

SupaNova Synchronised Swimming Club

LeisureFit Booragoon

Tammie 0468 796 263

Mon 4-5pm, Tue 6.30-7.30pm

Squashworld Brentwood

WA Squash

Disney St, Brentwood

9364 2874

Juniors Mon 4-5pm

Prime Movers


St Davids Anglican Hall, 54 Simpson St

0444 560 037

Wed 9.30am

Prime Movers


Blue Gum Community Centre, Moolyeen Rd

0444 560 037

Wed 10.30am

Melville Lakers Netball Club

Training: Melville Senior High School, Potts St

Jodi 0421 166 880


Y Striders Group Exercise

Troy Park, Burke Dve, Attadale


Various days & times

Melville Bowling Club

Canning Hwy, Alfred Cove. Open 7 days

9330 3370


Water Skiing

Starski Waterski Club

Deep Water Point, The Esplanade, Mt Pleasant


Various days & times

Junior & Adult Badminton

Dynamic Flame Badminton Club

LeisureFit, Melville

Anita 0413 281 944

Sun 9.30-11.30am, call for details

Social Badminton

Hope Sports Club

Blue Gum Community Ctr, 33 Moolyeen Rd, Brentwood

Andy 0430 037 835

Sat 1.30-3.30pm

Heng's Badminton Club

Blue Gum Comm. Ctr, 33 Moolyeen Rd, Brentwood

Heng 0417 914 878

Sat 3.30-6pm

Community Life

Palmyra Farmers' Market

Palmyra Primary School

0438 307 733

Sun 8am-12pm

Conserving & Protecting Bushland

Friends of Wireless Hill

Almondbury Rd, Ardross

Kate 9316 8109

2nd & 4th Sun 8.30am

Bushcare Activities

Swan Estuary Reserves Action Group Inc.

Alfred Cove

Cathie 93392439 for more details

Tue 7.30-9.30am

Bicycles for Humanity

Various drop off points

Andrew 0468 306 901 www.b4hwa.com

Tue & Fri 9am-1pm, 2nd Sun 9am-1pm

FERN Community Garden

Cnr High St & Montreal St


Mon - Fri, 9am-5pm

Perth Observatory

Night & Day Tours

337 Walnut Rd, Bickley

9293 8255


Volunteers Needed


Turn plastic lids into useful items for kids



Social Groups

Applecross Toastmasters

Ningaloo Rm, Heathcote Community Ctr, 58-60 Duncraig Rd

Pascale 0412 957 611

Wed 6pm

Rotary Club of Booragoon

Dome Cafe, Deep Water Point, 100 The Esplanade, Mt Pleasant

0432 298 325

Tue 6.15pm

City of Melville Bridge Club

431 Canning Hwy, Melville

9364 9109 or melvillebc.org

Mon-Sat, (beginners lessons available)

Geranium & Pelargonium Society of WA

The Guide Hall, Cnr Stock & Kitchener Rd

Anne 9384 7885

3rd Mon, 10.30am

Lions Club of Bull Creek

Bull Creek Community Hall

Rasa 9332 7036

1st & 3rd Wed 6.30pm

Melville Scrabble Club

Melville Bowling Club, 592 Canning Hwy, Alfred Cove

Alan 0400 330 615 or Delys 0416 502 268

Mon 10am

Partners of Veterans Assoc. WA Inc

Various venues

0488 878 292

Call for details

Rossmoyne Ladies Probus Club Inc

Piney Lakes Environmental Ctr, Leach Hwy

Edith 0477 438 971 or Susanne 0417 907 729

1st Wed, 9.30am

Womens Group for Human Rights

Soroptimist International Fremantle

Cnr Parry & Adelaide St, Fremantle

Barbara 9335 5701

2nd Mon 6.30pm

Meeting for WA Gerbera Society

98 Kintail Rd, Applecross

9274 2757

Last Sun 2pm

Lions Club of South Perth

Manning Seniors Centre

0457 654 147

2nd & 4th Tue

U3A Melville & Districts Region

Various venues & times

Kathy 0422 581 228


Combined Probus Club of Melville

St Michael's Anglican Church Hall, cnr The Promenade & Gunbower Rd, Mt Pleasant

Ashley 9315 4363

1st Wed 10am

Seniors Meet for Fun & Activities

Kulungah-Myah Seniors Group

Kulungah-Myah Family Centre, 136 Le Souef Dr, Kardinya

Ugo 9337 6347

Mon 1.30-4pm

Women's Group supporting the work of The Smith Family

Melville City VIEW Club

RAAF Club Rooms, Bull Creek

0420 929 348

Last Thu 11.30am

Men’s Shed - Fremantle

Mixed Sessions & Ladies Workshops

70 Shepherd St, Beaconsfield

9337 8614

Various days & times

Booragoon Men’s Probus Club

St Michael's Anglican Church Hall, Cnr Gunbower Rd & The Promenade, Mt Pleasant

Peter 9364 7684

3rd Wed 9.30am

Tin & Collectables Club

6 Hickey St Lane

0450 760 859

1st Tue, 7.30pm-9pm

Ladies Probus Club (Booragoon)

St Michael’s Church, Cnr Gunbower Rd & The Promenade, Mt Pleasant

Frances 0400 718 642

4th Wed 10am

Over 50’s Unattached Social Club

EOS Club

Hensman Park Tennis Club, Sth Perth

Carol 9450 4686 - admin@eosclub01.com

3rd Fri, 7.30pm

Combined Probus Club of Murdoch

South of Perth Yacht Club, Canning Beach Rd, Applecross

9367 3191

2nd Wed, 9.30am

Over 40's House Parties

Western Social Club Inc.

Various locations


Every Sat night

Orchid Society of WA

Manning Activity Centre, 3 Downey Dr, Manning


4th Fri 7.15pm

Melville Ladies Probus Club

Melville Bowling Club, Canning Hwy

9434 1777

2nd Thu, 10am

Applecross-Attadale Ladies Probus Club

South of the River Yacht Club

Barbara 9339 5908

2nd Tue, 10am

Fun & Friendship For Senior Ladies

The Hall Café

64 Kitchener Rd, Melville

Jackie 9330 2386

Wed 10am-12pm

Manning Men's Shed

3 Downey Dr

Glenn 9450 6273

Various days & times

WA Telecommunications Society Inc

Various venues

John 0478 595 191

Every second month

Women's Speaking & Presentation Skills Group

Speaking Made Easy

St George's Church, Kintail Ave, Applecross

Pushpa 0409 112 206

2nd & 4th Fri, 1pm-2pm

Melville Hospice Social Group

Guide Hall, Cnr Stock Rd & Kitchener Rd

Veronica 9337 5628

Wed 12pm

Community Support

Fibromyalgia Support Network

Monthly Meetings

Various venues


Lung Information & Friendship for Everyone (LIFE)


9382 4678

1st Wed, Feb-Nov, 12-2pm

Melville Grow Group

Melville Uniting Church, 64 Kitchener Rd

9228 1411

Thu 10.30am

Improve Your Reading & Writing Skills

Read Write Now

1800 018 802


Teacher Volunteers Needed


Remote WA areas


Supporting Bereaved Families

The Compassionate Friends of WA

54 Simpson Street, Ardross

6107 6257

2nd Wed 7pm

WA Peer Supporters’ Network Meetings

Rhianwen 9258 8911


1st Thu bi-monthly, 10.30am

Alcoholics Anonymous

9325 3566

24 hour phone help


TPI Veterans Association WA

RAAFA Club, Bull Creek Drive

Ian 9332 4999

2nd Tue 10.30am

Parkinson's WA - local support group

Church Hall, 66 Farrington Rd, Leeming

6457 7373

3rd Tue, 10.30am

Even Keel Bipolar Support Group

The Meeting Place, 245 South Tce

Soraya 0408 202 747

1st Sat, 1pm

Stay on Your Feet

Injury Matters

Perth metro area

Provides free falls prevention presentations for groups

6166 7688 to book a presentation

Pets Of Older Persons - POOPSWA

Provides a fee-free pet care service for elderly or disabled pet owners

1300 110 092


Veterans of Foreign Wars (Post 12163)


James 0413 620 394

3rd Sun 3pm, bi-monthly

Family & Friends Support Group of Alcoholics

Al-anon Family Groups

Bicton Child Health Centre, 3 Westbury Cres

1300 252 666

Sun 10am