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Jan
26
Sun
Australia Day Celebrations @ Collie Central Park
Jan 26 all-day
Australia Day Celebrations @ Collie Central Park | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

Australia Day celebrations for Collie as follows:

7.30am Parade Starts

7.45am Ceremony Commences

Collie’s Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Environmental Award and Community Group of the Year to be announced. Proceedings followed by a breakfast cooked by the Lions Club of Collie – $5pp

12pm-7pm Collie Mineworkers Memorial Swimming Pool Free Entry

6pm Live Music by music talent Stephen Sopolinski

7.45pm Family Film, Red Dog: True Blue at the Bendigo Sound Shell – BYO Picnic or food available to purchase

Australia Day Open Day & RFS Fundraiser at Collie Swimming Pool @ Public Memorial Swimming Pool-Collie
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Australia Day Open Day will be held at the Collie Mineworkers Memorial Pool on Sunday the 26th of January, starting at 12pm and ending at 7pm.

There will be free entry to the pool as well as free use of the inflatables!

**Aqua Aerobics session to donate to RFS**

At 4pm there will also be a 45 minute Aqua Aerobics session held by our Aqua Instructor Danielle Pesci. This will only cost $10 per person, with all proceeds going towards the RFS and the Australian bush fires.

Collie Fire Brigade will have a fire truck on display for the kids between 3pm & 5pm (unless they are called out).

Jan
30
Thu
Free Skateboarding, Scooter and BMX Clinics Workshops @ Collie Skatepark
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Free skateboarding, scooter and BMX Clinics happening at the Collie Skatepark. Come to one or all session. BYO board, bike or scooter and don’t forget your helmet. Ages 6-16yrs

Feb
1
Sat
Free Skateboarding Scooter and BMX Clinics Workshops @ Collie Skatepark
Feb 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Free skateboarding, scooter and BMX Clinics happening at the Collie Skatepark. Come to one or all session. BYO board, bike or scooter and don’t forget your helmet. Ages 6-16yrs

Collie Speedway 19/20 Season @ Make Smoking History Collie Speedway
Feb 1 @ 4:30 pm
Collie Speedway 19/20 Season @ Make Smoking History Collie Speedway | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

Opened in 1971 and run by volunteers, the ‘Make Smoking History’ Collie Speedway runs every fortnight from the months October through to April.

This season sees all the favourites plus some classes that haven’t run for some years take to the track such as the Formula 500’s.

Modified Sedans, Sprintcars, SSWA Street Stock Title,  V8 Super Sedans will all take to the track this season. Go to the Make Smoking History Collie Speedway website for all the details.

Please check the Collie Speedway website for any changes.

Gates open at 4.30pm with racing beginning at 6pm

Calendar of Events:

October 19 – Curley Fishlock Memorial plus F500 West Coast Series RD1

November 2 – Limited Sprintcars

November 23 – F500 West Coast Series RD2

December 7 – Wingless Sprints Country Series and super mods

December 21 – Xmas Cup with Modified Sedans and teams challenge

January 10, 11, 12 – National Junior Sedan Title

February 1 – SAWA 360 Sprintcar State Title

February 22 – Thomson’s Auto Parts Street Stock Collie Championships

March 7 – Southwest Sedan Championships RD3

March 21 – Laurie Mathews Speedcar Memorial

April 4 – Final Count Down, Junior Prince of the Road, Race of Champions, Street Stock Classic and Bill Sibbald King of the Road.

Feb
8
Sat
Dan’s Drifting Farewell Festival @ Collie Motorplex
Feb 8 – Feb 9 all-day

More information regarding this event will be coming soon. Any further queries please contact Anna at the Collie Motorplex on 0428 826 613.

Darkan Sheepfest @ Darkan Town Oval
Feb 8 @ 9:30 am

Darkan Sheepfest is a good old fashioned country show showcasing sheep, wool and our community all for just a gold coin entry!

See.Do.Stay – Checkout what the day will bring

  • Young Farmers Challenge
  • Free kids entertainment
  • Farm boot foot races
  • Wool handling comp
  • Sport shearing comp
  • Ewe hogget comp
  • Sheep Dog Demos
  • Fashion parade
  • Best Pet Sheep
  • Market Stalls
  • Band and Bar
Collie Community Expo @ Collie Central Park
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Collie Community Expo @ Collie Central Park | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

The Collie Community Expo is an opportunity for Collie residents new and old to sign up to social, sporting and community groups and learn more about what Collie has to offer.

On the day expect to see local activities, information booths, displays, sporting clubs and community groups.

If you are wanting to be a participating group, you are invited to bring a small display that represents their organisation and invites interest. Flyers, mailing list sign ups, membership documents, physical displays and items, photographs and details of any open days or meetings are all recommended to have at your stall. Please contact the Collie Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc for more information.

Feb
9
Sun
Collie Harness Racing @ Collie Trotting Club
Feb 9 @ 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Collie Harness Racing @ Collie Trotting Club | Collie | Western Australia | Australia

The Collie Trots is spread over 4 weekends throughout February and March which feature special races such as the King Coal Cup, Be Active Cup, Joe Suvaljko Memorial HCP, Griffin Coal Collie Cup and events such as pony trots, punter’s club and tipping competition.

Full tote and bookmaker, TAB, Sky channel and full WA TAB.

There is also a canteen, ice cream van and bar at the grounds.

Other activities include Mobile racing; Chocolate Wheel to win a holiday at the Kalbarri Beach resort and bike giveaways.

It makes for a fabulous family day out!

 

Feb
13
Thu
Boyup Brook 35th Annual Country Music Festival @ Boyup Brook
Feb 13 – Feb 16 all-day

It is a friendly celebration of all Country Music in a relaxed and natural bushland setting. Our Music Park is a charming family festival venue, with mature river gums over grassy knolls on the banks of the beautiful Blackwood River. During Festival days this picturesque venue, and sleepy town, comes alive with delightful music on the main stage and throughout the streets.

The line up for the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival includes Collie local Country Musician Kate Hindle and with many more country musicians.

The day will include a free street carnival & entertainment, ute and truck muster with parade,free activities, workshops and WA’s largest bush poets breakfast.

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