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From time to time, some events list­ed in Coun­cil’s online com­mu­ni­ty cal­en­dar may be can­celled or post­poned. To con­firm, please con­tact the EVENT ORGAN­IS­ER, as stat­ed with each event list­ing, regard­ing any updates or con­fir­ma­tions. Note, ASTC is not the Event Organ­is­er, unless clear­ly brand­ed as such. 

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Upcoming Events

  1. Library Bag Design Competition

    Date:
    Mar 1st - Apr 14th 2024
    Type:
    Library
    Cost:
    Free

    📢📢👉 Deadline Extended to 14th April! 👈📢📢 As part of the Street Art Festival, Alice Springs Public Library is running a bag design competition! Submit your artwork between 1st...

    Library Bag Design Competition

    Mar 1st - Apr 14th 2024

    📢📢👉 Deadline Extended to 14th April! 👈📢📢 As part of the Street Art Festival, Alice Springs Public Library is running a bag design competition! Submit your artwork between 1st March and 15th April for your chance to win a fabulous prize and see your design printed as the next Alice Springs Public Library bag!


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  2. River Run

    Date:
    Mar 2nd - June 1st 2024
    Location:
    Lawns Opposite YHA Hostel
    Type:
    Community
    Cost:
    Free

    FREE monthly 5km footpath loop to suit anyone! Can you improve on your own time? Start/finish at the river footpath opposite Todd Tavern (near the River Activation Space). Mem...

    River Run

    Mar 2nd - June 1st 2024

    FREE monthly 5km footpath loop to suit anyone! Can you improve on your own time? Start/finish at the river footpath opposite Todd Tavern (near the River Activation Space). Members have the opportunity to be timed during this event, non-members will not be timed Unless otherwise advised, this is a monthly event on the first Saturday of the month. Please register for the event beforehand; any member registrations after 5 pm on the day before will not be able to be timed, unfortunately. We will accept registrations on the day, please register online Race briefing at 6:50 AM sharp. It will also include a prize draw for members. 2024 bibs will also be ready for pick-up for registered members. The course is not pet-friendly due to the grated footbridge along the course. Looking forward to seeing you there!


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  3. Deep Water Aqua

    Date:
    Mar 14th - Apr 30th 2024
    Location:
    Alice Springs Aquatic & Leisure Centre
    Type:
    Health & Wellness
    Cost:
    ASALC Members Free | Casual Adult $14.30 | Casual Concession $9.90

    Thursdays 5.30pm @ Alice Springs Aquatic & Leisure Centre New program alert!...

    Deep Water Aqua

    Mar 14th - Apr 30th 2024

    Thursdays 5.30pm @ Alice Springs Aquatic & Leisure Centre New program alert!


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  4. Story time at Red Kangaroo Books

    Date:
    Mar 20th - June 12th 2024
    Location:
    Red Kangaroo Books, 45 Todd Mall, Mparntwe/Alice Springs
    Type:
    Community
    Cost:
    Free

    Wednesdays at 10am - 11am, 20th March - 12th June (no session 10th April) Embrace the captivating world of children's books as we present twelve magical story times at the bo...

    Story time at Red Kangaroo Books

    Mar 20th - June 12th 2024

    Wednesdays at 10am - 11am, 20th March - 12th June (no session 10th April) Embrace the captivating world of children's books as we present twelve magical story times at the bookshop! Bring your little ones (1-5 years) to enjoy enchanting tales read by the wonderful Marg Simonetto. Week one our adventure begins with the delightful 'Noni the Pony' by Alison Lester. Marg Simonetto has over 30 years as an Early Childhood teacher and has also served as a teacher-librarian. She loves introducing young children to the wonder books and watching their reactions to stories. And, for parents, she can also chat to you about the merits of various books. Marg is an active member of the Northern Territory branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia. #ActivateAlice Image by Thor F. Jensen


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  5. Boxing Fitness Classes - Arrentre Community Boxing Academy

    Date:
    Mar 27th - June 19th 2024
    Location:
    Alice Youth & Recreation Centre, Lot 7851 Wills Ice, Alice Springs
    Type:
    Youth
    Cost:
    Free

    Stay fit and healthy with Alice Springs Town Council and Arrentre Community Boxing Academy!...

    Boxing Fitness Classes - Arrentre Community Boxing Academy

    Mar 27th - June 19th 2024

    Stay fit and healthy with Alice Springs Town Council and Arrentre Community Boxing Academy!


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  6. Young Territory Author Awards

    Date:
    Apr 5th - Aug 27th 2024
    Location:
    Alice Springs Public Library
    Type:
    Library
    Cost:
    FREE

    The Young Territory Author Awards (YTAA) are an annual writing competition where entrants write and produce their own book. The Awards aim to inspire children and young people...

    Young Territory Author Awards

    Apr 5th - Aug 27th 2024

    The Young Territory Author Awards (YTAA) are an annual writing competition where entrants write and produce their own book. The Awards aim to inspire children and young people in the NT to explore their ideas and turn them into stories. The competition is open to all Territorians 18 years and under, and is organised in association with other public libraries and schools throughout the Northern Territory. Entries close 27 August 2024 and the winners will be announced at a presentation in Darwin in November 2024.


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  7. NT Literary Awards Writing Bee

    Date:
    Apr 13th - May 12th 2024
    Location:
    Red Hot Arts
    Type:
    Community
    Cost:
    $55 or free

    Calling all NT writers with unpublished works! Did you know the NT Literary awards are open and you can win a host of awards and prizes? NT Writers Centre are hosting four Wr...

    NT Literary Awards Writing Bee

    Apr 13th - May 12th 2024

    Calling all NT writers with unpublished works! Did you know the NT Literary awards are open and you can win a host of awards and prizes? NT Writers Centre are hosting four Writing Bees to help writers in Mparntwe/Alice Springs polish their submissions before the closing date on 13 May. These Writing Bees are designed to give busy writers the time, space, and snacks to get their work finished. Available FREE for NTWC members, writers will have access to the cosy Red Hot Arts meeting room, kitchenette and breakout spaces. These writing bees are self-guided sessions - a calm environment for writers to work in small groups. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided, though of course feel free to bring your favourite snacks. Book your drop-in space for up to four days of writing: Sat 13 April 9am-7pm Sun 14 April 9am-7pm Sat 11 May 9am-7pm Sun 12 May 9am-7pm Not a member? Sign up at the NT Writers website and you’ll be able to book in for free! Book via: https://www.ntwriters.com.au/whats-on/ntla-writing-bees/


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  8. Corrugations 12

    Date:
    Apr 14th 2024
    Location:
    Address given on registering for the concert
    Type:
    Community
    Cost:
    Free but donations of $30-$50 encouraged

    Every Corrugations concert is a treat but this one next Sunday 14th April at 15.00 has the cherry on top, especially if you are into classical music....

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  9. SOLID LINES First Nations Design and Storytelling Workshop

    Date:
    Apr 18th - Apr 19th 2024
    Location:
    More details such as specific time and location will be provided via email to those who register.
    Type:
    Youth
    Cost:
    FREE

    Opportunity for First Nations Creatives Creative skills workshop around working in illustration and design industries. Open to young and emerging First Nations artists or tho...

    SOLID LINES First Nations Design and Storytelling Workshop

    Apr 18th - Apr 19th 2024

    Opportunity for First Nations Creatives Creative skills workshop around working in illustration and design industries. Open to young and emerging First Nations artists or those looking to explore digital and commercial practices. 18 - 19 APRIL 2024 ALICE SPRINGS We will hear from established First Nations artists Emrhan Tjapanangka Sultan, a Western Arrarnta, Luritja and Kokatha man, and Coree Thorpe, a Yorta Yorta, Gunditjmara, Gunai, Wurundjeri artist based in Melbourne. You will learn a range of digital skills, engage in a range of creative storytelling activities, and collaboratively design and paint a mural. We invite you to submit an expression of interest to attend, or to register interest from your school or community group. Please include your name, age, and a bit about your creative practice. Spaces are limited. Application close 5th April. More details such as specific time and location will be provided via email. Please register your interest to: emrhan@solidlines.agency


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  10. Buffel Grass Film and Action Night

    Date:
    Apr 19th 2024, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Location:
    The Roastery, 9 Hele Cres
    Type:
    Community
    Cost:
    Free

    Come inside the Roastery for Alice Springs Landcare's launch of their instructional buffel busting film followed by selection of short films about people and buffel grass. In...

    Buffel Grass Film and Action Night

    Apr 19th 2024, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Come inside the Roastery for Alice Springs Landcare's launch of their instructional buffel busting film followed by selection of short films about people and buffel grass. In the courtyard join local community groups who are taking action related to buffel grass! The cafe will be open for food and drinks.


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