There are so many things for you and your family to see and do in and around the picturesque Shire of Collie. Search for events that interest you by using the categories to filter the calendar, or navigate to the dates that suit you, or subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter, Whispers from the Valley, to get events delivered straight to your inbox. Email whispers@collierivervalley.com.au to find out how to promote your event.
Jun
27
Tue
2017
Supported Playgroup @ Child and Parent Centre
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for our weekly supported playgroups. They are a great way to meet other families in the community and to encourage your child to learn through play.

Please bring a water bottle and a piece of fruit to share for morning tea.

Monday’s playgroup:

Magical Moments playgroup is great for children, parents, grandparents and carers to play, learn and have fun together through an assortment of activities, and without the hustle and bustle of the outside world.

Tuesday’s playgroup:

Early Learning playgroup encourages learning through play, fun activities and encourages children to follow basic routines, getting them ready for school.

It also encourages parents and children to socialise with others in the community.

For more information telephone 9734 3364 or visit childandparentcentres.wa.edu.au/collie-valley

Jun
28
Wed
2017
Social Cycling @ Crank'n Cycles
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm

Whether you are experienced, semi-experienced or beginner there’s a variety of rides, with both road and mountain bike cyclists catered for. Join the groups departing from Crank’n Cycles store on Steere Street.

Road bikes leave at 7.00am for a 30km road ride on Saturday mornings.

GROUP MTB RIDE leaves at 3pm (suitable for “semi-experienced” beginners to fitter riders) Saturday afternoon and 6pm Wednesday evening.

Bikes must be in good working order and have a head lamp/light and riders must wear helmets.

Crank’n Cycles hire bikes if you would like to join one of the groups but don’t have a bike as yet. Contact the store directly for availability and prices.

Jun
29
Thu
2017
The Life of Anne Frank @ Collie Art Gallery
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

An exciting new exhibition Let Me Be Myself – The Life Story of Anne Frank will be on display at the Collie Art Gallery from the 26th May to the 9th of July.

Collie will be the first WA venue to display this travelling exhibition with it going to Kalgoorlie and Wanneroo after it’s time at Collie.

It is the ‘Anne Frank House’ hope that the travelling display will encourage schools of the regions to develop educational programs and products around the exhibition with the aim of raising young people’s awareness of the dangers of anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination and the importance of freedom, equal rights and democracy.

 

Jun
30
Fri
2017
The Life of Anne Frank @ Collie Art Gallery
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

An exciting new exhibition Let Me Be Myself – The Life Story of Anne Frank will be on display at the Collie Art Gallery from the 26th May to the 9th of July.

Collie will be the first WA venue to display this travelling exhibition with it going to Kalgoorlie and Wanneroo after it’s time at Collie.

It is the ‘Anne Frank House’ hope that the travelling display will encourage schools of the regions to develop educational programs and products around the exhibition with the aim of raising young people’s awareness of the dangers of anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination and the importance of freedom, equal rights and democracy.

 

Friday Night Sundowners @ Federal Hotel
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

There is nothing like a drink with friends at the end of a busy working week.

Why not meet at the Federal, sit in the beer garden and relax.  There are fire pits if it’s a bit chilly, a lounge area and picnic tables on the grassed area.

With $8 pints and $5 per glass of wine or bubbly with complimentary nibblies, the Federal is the place to be this Friday night!

Kitchen opens at 6pm if you would like to stay for dinner.

Jul
1
Sat
2017
Social Cycling @ Crank'n Cycles
Jul 1 @ 7:30 am

Whether you are experienced, semi-experienced or beginner there’s a variety of rides, with both road and mountain bike cyclists catered for. Join the groups departing from Crank’n Cycles store on Steere Street.

Road bikes leave at 7.00am for a 30km road ride on Saturday mornings.

GROUP MTB RIDE leaves at 3pm (suitable for “semi-experienced” beginners to fitter riders) Saturday afternoon and 6pm Wednesday evening.

Bikes must be in good working order and have a head lamp/light and riders must wear helmets.

Crank’n Cycles hire bikes if you would like to join one of the groups but don’t have a bike as yet. Contact the store directly for availability and prices.

Collie Country Markets @ Showgrounds Pavillion
Jul 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Agricultural Markets have many stalls displaying such goods as fresh produce, homewares, books, CD’s, DVD’s, toys, jewellery, accessories, baked goods and much more.

The kitchen is open with sausage sizzle, tea, coffee and cool drinks all available to purchase.

Proceeds from the markets assist the Collie Agricultural Society.

The Life of Anne Frank @ Collie Art Gallery
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

An exciting new exhibition Let Me Be Myself – The Life Story of Anne Frank will be on display at the Collie Art Gallery from the 26th May to the 9th of July.

Collie will be the first WA venue to display this travelling exhibition with it going to Kalgoorlie and Wanneroo after it’s time at Collie.

It is the ‘Anne Frank House’ hope that the travelling display will encourage schools of the regions to develop educational programs and products around the exhibition with the aim of raising young people’s awareness of the dangers of anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination and the importance of freedom, equal rights and democracy.

 

Collie Idol 2017 @ Crown Hotel
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm

Collie Idol is an annual event held at the Crown Hotel and showcases Collie & surrounds diverse talent.

There will be five heats culminating in a grand final to find Collie’s “Idol”.

With a cash prize of $1000 there will be a great line-up of stiff competition for local talented singers and musical artists.

If you would like to be part of the talent on stage contact Mark on 9734 2021.

Heat 1 – 17th June

Heat 2 – 1st July

Heat 3 – 15th July

Heat 4 – 29th July

Heat 5 – 12th August

Grand Final – 26th August

 

 

Jul
2
Sun
2017
Collie RC Club Sunday Cup @ Collie BMX Track
Jul 2 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
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The Collie Radio Control Club invites you to participate in or come along and check out the Collie Sunday Cup Championships, with radio control racing on the dirt circuit all day.

Classes include Short Course Truck – Stock (17.5), 2wd Buggy – Stock (17.5) or Mod, 4wd Buggy, 2wd Truggy / Stadium Truck, Vintage and Superlites. Five-minute races with five-minute intervals.

Nomination fees are $5 per car for members and $10 for non-members of the Collie RC Club. Membership can be found on the Facebook pinned post. Spectators free.

Nominations are at 8am and racing starts at 9am. Any pre-nominations, please email the Facebook pinned registration form to collierc@collierivervalley.com.au.

The canteen will be open with hot food, snacks, as well as hot and cold drinks.

The club has transponders for hire, but only 10, so sharing will be necessary. We have a buddy system with some of our members to help with this. If you have your own transponder, please be aware that we can only support the older system and cannot use the newest RC4 (three wire). The RC4 Hybrid (two wire) is fine.

Full power, potable water and toilet facilities are available. So just bring an extension cord.

Weeknight racing is held on Thursday nights from 6pm, with a hire car available so you can try before you buy.