In this week’s WHISPERS FROM THE VALLEY, the Collie Art Gallery‘s Collie Art Prize entries exceeded all expectations, with more than 500 entries from across Australia.

This Friday is Speedway night with the Quit Collie Speedway USA Late Models & Stockies Collie Championship on from 6pm.

Services for families with children under 8 years start up again for the New Year, with a range of programs run by the Collie-Valley Child and Parent Centre.

Toscas Boutique has had new life breathed into it thanks to a change of ownership and recent renovation.

Get your team together for Corporate FootGolf, kicking off on 2 Feb. Register by 31 Jan.

The Shire of Collie has introduced 1hr timed parking on Forrest St (northern side) to free up spaces for those in-demand bays directly in front of the shops.

Duck into the Coalfields Museum Collie and have a sticky beak at all of the revamped displays and unearthed hidden treasures.

Kick up your heels at the Collie Country Music Club Dance on this Saturday night at North Collie Hall.

Get up close and personal with reptiles and bugs at Snakes Alive with Phill – Free Event.

10 January 2018

Upcoming Events

Jan
22
Mon
2018
10:00 am Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery
Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
This exhibition presents intriguing aspects of south-west landscape from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The works included individually demonstrate varying degrees and methods of abstraction e.g. ultra-simplification, gestural and expressive brushwork, flattening of the picture surface and saturated colour, … Continued
10:15 am Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum
Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum
Jan 22 @ 10:15 am – 3:00 pm
Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
If you haven’t been into the Coalfields Museum lately, now is a great time to head in and have a look at the amazing array of unique pieces on display. Check out the Gastaldo Collection, which houses carved wood and … Continued
Jan
23
Tue
2018
9:30 am Document Witnessing @ Collie Courthouse
Document Witnessing @ Collie Courthouse
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Document Witnessing @ Collie Courthouse | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
If you need to have a document witnessed, a regular Document Witnessing Centre is available at the Collie Courthouse on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. If you are unable to attend a Document Witnessing Centre, you can contact a JP who … Continued
Jan
24
Wed
2018
6:00 pm Social Cycling @ Crank'n Cycles
Social Cycling @ Crank'n Cycles
Jan 24 @ 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 … Continued
Jan
25
Thu
2018
9:00 am Studio Club @ Collie Art Gallery
Studio Club @ Collie Art Gallery
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Studio Club @ Collie Art Gallery
If you’re looking for a space to get creative on a regular basis, the Collie Art Gallery’s Studio Club might be just what you’re looking for. It doesn’t matter whether you are into drawing or painting, sculpting or collage, the … Continued
10:00 am Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery
Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
This exhibition presents intriguing aspects of south-west landscape from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The works included individually demonstrate varying degrees and methods of abstraction e.g. ultra-simplification, gestural and expressive brushwork, flattening of the picture surface and saturated colour, … Continued
10:15 am Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum
Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum
Jan 25 @ 10:15 am – 3:00 pm
Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
If you haven’t been into the Coalfields Museum lately, now is a great time to head in and have a look at the amazing array of unique pieces on display. Check out the Gastaldo Collection, which houses carved wood and … Continued
5:00 pm QUIT Collie Speedway @ QUIT Collie Speedway
QUIT Collie Speedway @ QUIT Collie Speedway
Jan 25 @ 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 2017/18 season is not going to disappoint … Continued
Jan
26
Fri
2018
7:30 am Australia Day Celebrations @ Central Park
Australia Day Celebrations @ Central Park
Jan 26 @ 7:30 am
The Shire of Collie and the Lion’s Club of Collie are holding Australia Day Celebrations in the lovely Central Park. Celebrations will begin with a parade at 7.30am and a ceremony at 7.45am. Awards for Collie’s Citizen of the Year, Young … Continued
9:00 am St Brigid’s Play Café @ St Brigid's Kindergarten
St Brigid’s Play Café @ St Brigid's Kindergarten
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Children and parents learn together at the weekly Play Café, held every Friday during school terms. It’s a great way to help your pre-Kindy child prepare for Kindergarten.  All welcome!  Call 9734 1097 for further details.
9:30 am Document Witnessing @ Collie Courthouse
Document Witnessing @ Collie Courthouse
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Document Witnessing @ Collie Courthouse | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
If you need to have a document witnessed, a regular Document Witnessing Centre is available at the Collie Courthouse on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. If you are unable to attend a Document Witnessing Centre, you can contact a JP who … Continued
10:00 am Free Pool Entry @ Collie Coal Miner's Memorial Pool
Free Pool Entry @ Collie Coal Miner's Memorial Pool
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Take a picnic lunch, rug and chairs and celebrate Australia Day at the Collie Pool on Friday the 26th of January. Don’t forget to slip, slop, slap!!!!
10:00 am Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery
Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
This exhibition presents intriguing aspects of south-west landscape from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The works included individually demonstrate varying degrees and methods of abstraction e.g. ultra-simplification, gestural and expressive brushwork, flattening of the picture surface and saturated colour, … Continued
10:15 am Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum
Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum
Jan 26 @ 10:15 am – 3:00 pm
Coalfields Museum @ Coalfields Museum | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
If you haven’t been into the Coalfields Museum lately, now is a great time to head in and have a look at the amazing array of unique pieces on display. Check out the Gastaldo Collection, which houses carved wood and … Continued
12:30 pm Happy Spaces Support Group @ Collie PCYC
Happy Spaces Support Group @ Collie PCYC
Jan 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Happy Spaces Support Group @ Collie PCYC | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
Would you like a little joy in your Friday? Come and join Natalie Veal for Happy Spaces Support Group each week. Nat focuses on fun arty projects with participants to learn new skills and calming past times to take home … Continued
5:00 pm Friday Night Sundowners @ Federal Hotel
Friday Night Sundowners @ Federal Hotel
Jan 26 @ 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 … Continued
5:00 pm QUIT Collie Speedway @ QUIT Collie Speedway
QUIT Collie Speedway @ QUIT Collie Speedway
Jan 26 @ 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 2017/18 season is not going to disappoint … Continued
6:00 pm Australia Day Family Event @ Bendigo Bank Music Shell
Australia Day Family Event @ Bendigo Bank Music Shell
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:45 pm
The Shire of Collie are hosting a FREE evening of entertainment and an outdoor movie screening of Zootopia at Central Park on Australia Day, Friday January 26th. There will be giant board games, music and entertainment from 6pm followed by the … Continued
Jan
27
Sat
2018
7:30 am Social Cycling @ Crank'n Cycles
Social Cycling @ Crank'n Cycles
Jan 27 @ 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 … Continued
10:00 am Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery
Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Removing the Traces exhibition @ Collie Art Gallery | Collie | Western Australia | Australia
This exhibition presents intriguing aspects of south-west landscape from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The works included individually demonstrate varying degrees and methods of abstraction e.g. ultra-simplification, gestural and expressive brushwork, flattening of the picture surface and saturated colour, … Continued

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