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.
Mar
29
Wed
2017
Social Cycling @ Crank'n Cycles
Mar 29 @ 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.

Mar
30
Thu
2017
Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

Head to the Collie Art Gallery to see this unique collection of woodblock prints by renowned master printmaker Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936). Named as a Japanese ‘National Treasure’, Tomihari specialises in a style of printmaking known as modern Moku Hanga. Repetitive rhythmic contours that allude to the female form or a single standing female figure often feature in Tomihari’s compositions. Recognisable landmarks and wildlife are also popular motifs. Tuart trees, kangaroos, Wave Rock or the Perth city skyline reflect his many visits to Australia. The exhibition also includes kimonos that will enhance the Japanese ambience of the show.

On loan courtesy of the City of Busselton and the Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities Association.

Exhibition on show 10am-4pm, Thursdays-Mondays, 25 February – 9 April 2017.

This exhibition will open at 6pm on the 24th February 2017 at the Collie Art Gallery and will be on display until the 9th April.

Mar
31
Fri
2017
Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

Head to the Collie Art Gallery to see this unique collection of woodblock prints by renowned master printmaker Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936). Named as a Japanese ‘National Treasure’, Tomihari specialises in a style of printmaking known as modern Moku Hanga. Repetitive rhythmic contours that allude to the female form or a single standing female figure often feature in Tomihari’s compositions. Recognisable landmarks and wildlife are also popular motifs. Tuart trees, kangaroos, Wave Rock or the Perth city skyline reflect his many visits to Australia. The exhibition also includes kimonos that will enhance the Japanese ambience of the show.

On loan courtesy of the City of Busselton and the Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities Association.

Exhibition on show 10am-4pm, Thursdays-Mondays, 25 February – 9 April 2017.

This exhibition will open at 6pm on the 24th February 2017 at the Collie Art Gallery and will be on display until the 9th April.

Apr
1
Sat
2017
Social Cycling @ Crank'n Cycles
Apr 1 @ 7:00 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.

Lions Biggest BBQ @ Rotunda, Federation Park
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lions Biggest BBQ is an annual fundraising event undertaken by many of the 1,300 Clubs across the country.  The Lions Club have been supporting childhood cancer research since 1996 and had a huge success last year with $300 000 being raised across Australia.

In 2016, the Collie Lions Club Biggest BBQ raised the second highest amount amongst the 1400 or so clubs and associations that participated. So why not come and support the Collie Lions Biggest BBQ and add to the $10 000 they have raised over the last three years.

 

Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

Head to the Collie Art Gallery to see this unique collection of woodblock prints by renowned master printmaker Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936). Named as a Japanese ‘National Treasure’, Tomihari specialises in a style of printmaking known as modern Moku Hanga. Repetitive rhythmic contours that allude to the female form or a single standing female figure often feature in Tomihari’s compositions. Recognisable landmarks and wildlife are also popular motifs. Tuart trees, kangaroos, Wave Rock or the Perth city skyline reflect his many visits to Australia. The exhibition also includes kimonos that will enhance the Japanese ambience of the show.

On loan courtesy of the City of Busselton and the Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities Association.

Exhibition on show 10am-4pm, Thursdays-Mondays, 25 February – 9 April 2017.

This exhibition will open at 6pm on the 24th February 2017 at the Collie Art Gallery and will be on display until the 9th April.

QUIT Collie Speedway @ QUIT Collie Speedway
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm

Founded in 1971, Collie Speedway plays host to a number of different categories throughout it’s summer racing season, these include 2,3 & 4 wheeled divisions as well as Winged and Non Winged Categories.

The 2016/17 season is not going to disappoint with another season of great speedway action  kicking off with the Curley Fishlock Memorial on the 22nd October.

Details of upcoming events are listed below with gates opening at 5pm and racing starting at 6pm.  We do endeavour  to keep this page up-to-date however times and events may change so please contact the Speedway or go to their website at http://www.colliespeedway.com.au

October 2016

22nd – Curly Fishlock Memorial – Smarter than smoking Juniors, Street Stock, Production Sedans, Wingless Sprints, limited Sprint cars

November 2016

5th – Legend Cars – Smarter than Smoking Juniors, Street Stock, Production Sedans, Wingless Sprintcars

12th – Weekend of Wheels – All bike Night (no cars)

December 2016

3rd – Production Sedans Collie Championship – Street Stock, Smarter than Smoking Juniors,

10th – Sidecar State Title & Solo State Titles (to be confirmed) – No cars

17th – Christmas Cup, Collie Teams Challenge – Modified Production Smarter than Smoking Juniors, Street Stock, Production Sedans

January 2017

20th (Fri) – USA Late Models, Street Stock Collie Championships – Production Sedans, Smarter than Smoking Juniors

February 2017

4th – 360 Sprint cars Summer series – Smarter Than Smoking Juniors, Street Stock, Production Sedans

25th – V8 Super Sedans – Production Sedans, Smarter Than Smoking Juniors

March 2017

11th – Wingless Sprints 50 Lapper – Smarter than Smoking Juniors, Street Stock, Production Sedans

25th – Laurie Matthews Speedcar Memorial – Junior Collie Championships, Street Stock, Production Sedans

April 2017

1st – All bike Night

8th – “Final Countdown” – Race of Champions (20 laps), Junior Prince of the Road (20 laps), Street Stock Classic (40 laps), Bill Sibbald Production Sedans King of the Road (40laps)

The above times and events may change without notice.

Apr
2
Sun
2017
Collie RC Club Sunday Cup @ Collie BMX Track
Apr 2 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Collie RC Club Sunday Cup @ Collie BMX Track | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

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.

Practise days and Tuesday night racing are held on alternate Tuesdays from 4.30-7.30pm.

Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

Head to the Collie Art Gallery to see this unique collection of woodblock prints by renowned master printmaker Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936). Named as a Japanese ‘National Treasure’, Tomihari specialises in a style of printmaking known as modern Moku Hanga. Repetitive rhythmic contours that allude to the female form or a single standing female figure often feature in Tomihari’s compositions. Recognisable landmarks and wildlife are also popular motifs. Tuart trees, kangaroos, Wave Rock or the Perth city skyline reflect his many visits to Australia. The exhibition also includes kimonos that will enhance the Japanese ambience of the show.

On loan courtesy of the City of Busselton and the Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities Association.

Exhibition on show 10am-4pm, Thursdays-Mondays, 25 February – 9 April 2017.

This exhibition will open at 6pm on the 24th February 2017 at the Collie Art Gallery and will be on display until the 9th April.

Apr
3
Mon
2017
Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rikai (Understanding) @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

Head to the Collie Art Gallery to see this unique collection of woodblock prints by renowned master printmaker Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936). Named as a Japanese ‘National Treasure’, Tomihari specialises in a style of printmaking known as modern Moku Hanga. Repetitive rhythmic contours that allude to the female form or a single standing female figure often feature in Tomihari’s compositions. Recognisable landmarks and wildlife are also popular motifs. Tuart trees, kangaroos, Wave Rock or the Perth city skyline reflect his many visits to Australia. The exhibition also includes kimonos that will enhance the Japanese ambience of the show.

On loan courtesy of the City of Busselton and the Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities Association.

Exhibition on show 10am-4pm, Thursdays-Mondays, 25 February – 9 April 2017.

This exhibition will open at 6pm on the 24th February 2017 at the Collie Art Gallery and will be on display until the 9th April.