Local Events

Take a look at these events from your local community groups

Calendar Events


Spring Show

Orchid Society of WA

Kardinya Park Shopping Ctr, South St

Lorraine 0438 998 294

Sat 31st Aug


Garden Clubs & Societies Fair

Western Australian Horticultural Council

Sth Perth Community Ctr, Cnr South Tce & Sandgate St

Helen 6361 7688

Sat 14th, 8.30am-4pm & Sun 15th, 9am-3pm


Odd Socks Day

Mental Health Anti Stigma Campaign

www.oddsocksday.org.au, or 1800 558 268

Fri 4th

Light the Night to Raise Funds

Leukaemia Foundation

Elizabeth Quay, Perth

www.lightthenight.org.au or 1800 500 088

Fri 11th at dusk

Orchid Potting Workshop

Orchid Society of WA

Manning Activity Centre, 3 Downey Dr

$3 Entry

Sun 20th Oct, 10am-3.30pm

48th Ladies Seminar & Luncheon

Rotary WA

Hyatt Regency, Perth

Tickets from Trybooking.com

Sat 26th

Halloween Night Sky Tour

Perth Observatory


Thurs 31st, 8pm-9.45pm


Annual Plant Sale

WA Fern Society with Palm & Cycad Society of WA

Manning Comm Ctr

Ferns - Ray 9314 1736 | Palms - George 9448 4816

Sat 16th 9am-4pm, Sun 17th 9am-3pm

Young Community

Playtime For 0-5years

Bentley Library

Hedley Place, Bentley

9231 0695. Drop in anytime

Thu 9.30-11.30am

Manning Community Toy Library

Manning Community Hub, 2 Conochie Cres


Sat 9-10.30am

Collins Street Playgroup

Collins Street Centre, Cnr Collins & Shaftesbury St, South Perth


Mon-Fri 9.30am, 11.45am & 2pm

Stay & Play 0-4 yrs

Gowrie WA

61 Lowan Loop, Karawara

9312 8215

Fri 10am

Scouts WA

Various venues

6240 7700


The Arts

Boot Scooting

Manning Senior Citizens Centre

3 Downey Dr, Manning

9450 6273

Tue 10am

Exercise & Dance for Seniors

Sing & Swing

St Pius X Church Hall, Paterson Rd, Manning

Joanne 0403 065 551

Fri 10.30am

Kiwilers Square Dance Club

Square Dance Society of WA Como

Como Primary School P&C Hall, 225 Coode St, Como

Richard 9474 5485

Fri 7.30pm

Pottery Group

Pottery at McDougall House

20 Clydesdale St, Como

June 9450 4800

Wed 9.30am

Manning Machine Knitting Club

Hazel McDougal House, Clydesdale St, Como

9450 3724

1st & 3rd Thu 1pm

South Perth Society of Arts & Crafts

Hazel McDougall House, 20 Clydesdale St, Como

9313 2783 or 0417 473 476

Various days & times

Mosaic Craft Group

Mosaics @ The Cowshed

McDougall Park, Clydesdale Rd, Como

Libby 0419 857 564

Tue, Wed, Thu & Sat 10am-3pm

Holy Family Craft Group

Holy Family Church - Cnr Thelma St & Canning Hwy

Patricia 9367 1301

Wed 9.30am-12noon

Sewing feminine hygiene products for girls overseas

Sewing Sisterhood

South Perth Senior Citizens Centre

Robyn 0421 900 247

Fri 11am-3pm (come and go as you please)

May Gibbs Art & Local History Gallery and Museum

Heritage House, 111 Mill Point Rd, South Perth

9367 9243

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

Get Active

Prime Movers Karawara

George Burnett Leisure Centre, Manning Rd

Judith 9386 2049

Mon & Thu 9.30am

Aurora Calisthenics Club

Collins St Ctr, Cnr Collins & Shaftesbury St, Sth Perth

Debbie 0418 941 651

Sat 9am (4-12yo)

Manning Eagles Bowling Club

Challenger Ave, Manning

9450 4998

Social barefoot bowls, dancing, darts & competition bowls. Call for details

Collier Seniors Golf Club

Collier Park Golf Course

Ken 0405 031 410, Sue 0419 987 944 or Perry 0456 711 810

Mon & Thu mornings, call for details

Como Bowling Club

99 Hensman St, South Perth

9367 3923

Tue 5pm

Over 55's Cycling Club

Various meeting points

0481 060 655

Mon, Wed & Sat

Social Tennis

South Perth Lawn Tennis Club

Cnr McNabb Loop & Murray St, Como


Sat & Sun 2pm, Tue 7pm & Thu 9am

Tai Chi for Seniors

Manning Senior Citizens Centre

3 Downey Dr, Manning

Glenn or Meredith 9450 6273

Fri 8.45am

Health & Fitness Class for Seniors

Manning Senior Citizens Centre

3 Downey Dr, Manning

Glenn or Meredith 9450 6273

Thu 9.15am

Keep Moving For The Young At Heart

Ballroom Fit

Manning Senior Citizens Centre, 3 Downey Dr

Darryl 0439 460 487

Thu 1pm & Sat 1pm

Dancing in the Dark

Night Fever Perth

Manning Activity Ctr, Downey Dr

Joanne 0403 065 551

Tue 6.30pm

Keep Moving For the Young at Heart

Ballroom Fit

South Perth Senior Citizens Ctr, 53 Coode St

Darryl 0439 460 487

Wed 1-2pm

Learn to Dance - Ballroom and Latin

Saint Augustine Anglican Church Como

58 Park St, Como

Leslie 0422 259 923

Wed 10am-2pm & 7.30pm-9pm

Community Life

Farmers Market on Manning

The George Burnett Park, Manning Rd, Karawara

David 0417 188 363

Sat 7.30am

Service & Ex-Service Men & Women

South Perth RSL Sub-Branch

The John McGrath Pavilion 97 Hensman St

Kerry 9355 0134

2nd Mon 12pm

Free Meditation & Relaxation Classes

Meditation WA

Manning Area

Enquiries ph 1800 770 378

Thu 7.30pm & Sun 4pm

Bicycles for Humanity

Various drop off points


Tue-Fri 9am-1pm

Community Garden


Nyamup Way

Maria 9231 0695

Wed 10am- 2pm

WA Fern Society

Manning Senior Citizens Ctr, cnr Ley St & Downey Dve

Ray 0402 045 620.

1st Sun, 2pm

McDougall Farm Community Garden

20 Clydesdale St,


Mon - Fri

Perth Observatory

Night & Day Tours

337 Walnut Rd, Bickley

9293 8255


Free Meditation Classes

Sri Chinmoy Centre

South Perth Learning Ctr, South Tce

6161 4156 or visit meditationperth.org

Tues 7.30pm

Social Groups

Applecross Toastmasters

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

Pascale 0412 957 611

Wed 6pm

Como Combined Probus Club

Royal Perth Golf Club

Janice 9368 6170

3rd Mon 10am

Mahjong Group

Manning Senior Citizens Centre

3 Downey Dr, Manning

9450 6273

Thu 1pm

Partners of Veterans

Various venues

0488 878 292

Call for details

Womens Group for Human Rights

Soroptimist International South Perth

Royal Perth Golf Club, Labouchere Rd, South Perth

Judy on 0419 199 544

2nd Tue 7am

South Perth Bridge Club

Cnr Barker Ave & Brittain St, Como

Jan 9313 3470

Various sessions

Lunch with Seniors

South Perth Senior Citizens' Centre

53 Coode St, South Perth

Margaret Evans 9367 9880

Tue 12pm

Western Founders Toastmasters Club

George Burnett Leisure Ctr, Manning Rd, Karawara

Ian 0421 521 610

1st & 3rd Sat 8.45-11am

Lions Club of South Perth

Manning Seniors Centre

0457 654 147

2nd & 4th Tue

Rotary Club of Como

Royal Perth Golf Club, Como

Graeme 0407 082 473

Mon 6.30pm

Collectibles Society of WA

John McGrath Pavilion, 99 Hensman St, Sth Perth


3rd Wed 7.30pm

Learning For Fun

U3A Canning River Region

St Augustin’s Church Hall, Cale St

Alan 9450 2398

1st & 3rd Fri 2pm

CWA of South Perth & Como

McDougal House, Clydesdale St, Como

Isabel 9367 4675 or Mary 9313 2698

1st Tue 1.30pm

African Violet Society of WA

Manning Centre, 3 Downey St

Barbara 0409 371 800

3rd Sat 1.30pm

South Perth Ladies Probus Club

The Royal Perth Golf Club

Dell 9387 2247 or Amelia 9367 3431

4th Fri 9.30am

Social Club for Singles over 50

Phoenix Friendship Club

Como Croquet Club, Eric St

9294 1846

3rd Sun 6pm

Over 50’s Unattached Social Club

EOS Club

Hensman Park Tennis Club, Sth Perth

Carol 9450 4686 - admin@eosclub01.com

3rd Fri, 7.30pm

Orchid Society of WA

Manning Activity Centre, 3 Downey Dr, Manning

Rosemary 0401 508 667

4th Fri 7.15pm

The Herb Society of WA

John McGrath Hall, Ernest Johnson Pavillion, 97 Hensman St, South Perth

Regina 9459 2964

4th Mon Feb-Nov, 7pm

Men's Shed


3 Downey Dr

Glenn 9450 6273

Various days & times

Community Support

Dyslexia SPELD Foundation

10 Broome St, South Perth

9217 2500

1st Wed 7-8.30pm

Free Intermediate Conversational English Classes

Mosaic South Perth

2 Lawler St


Thu 10.30am-12pm (school terms)

Lung Information & Friendship for Everyone (LIFE)


9382 4678

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

Como Grow Group

Como Baptist Church, 109 Robert St (enter from Cassey St)

9228 1411

Fri 10am

Fibromyalgia Support Network

Monthly Meeting - South Perth Library


1st Wed 11am

Improve Your Reading & Writing Skills

Read Write Now

Various venues, days & times

1800 018 802


8wk Post Breast Cancer Exercise Program

YWCA of Perth

9440 3501


Teacher Volunteers Needed


Remote areas within WA

Visit www.revisewa.com.au

All tutors must hold a recognised teaching qualification and have a Working with Children clearance.

WA Peer Supporters’ Network Meetings

Rhianwen 9258 8911


1st Thu every 2nd month, 10.30am

Alcoholics Anonymous

1300 222 222

24 hour phone help


Epilepsy WA Support Group

Various venues

6457 7699


Parkinson's WA

Support Group

6457 7373

Various days & times

Association of Independent Retirees Perth Southern

East Vic Park RSL Club

Larry 0417 172 843

Last Fri, 9.30am