The Anti-Discrimination Commission will hold public training courses in Alice Springs. There will be four courses - Preventing discrimination, harassment and bullying for managers and supervisors; contact officer; anti-discrimination, harassment and bullying; and challenging unconscious bias. Numbers are limited with registrations by August 20. Stuart Training room, level 1, Alice Plaza. August 31 to September 3. Contact 08 8999 1444 or 1800 813 846 for further details and to book.
Are you ready for the 2021 Katherine Ultra Challenge? A premier adventure race featuring a 3km swim, 14km cross-country run, 40+km road ride, 18km mountain bike ride and 10km off-road run. Do you think you can complete "the tonne"? Enter as an individual or in a teams of up to people. Saturday 7 August. Nitmuluk National Park. Visit kmsc.com.au.
Big Rivers BMX Club will host round four of the HutSix Northern Territory BMX series. Check out the action on the track as riders of all ages battle it out for the win. Sunday, August 1. Chambers Drive, Katherine. For up to date details visit www.facebook.com/BigRiversBMX.
Kalano Golf Day
A golf day will be held for the Kalano Youth Outreach and Transport that will raise money to create a drop-in centre for the youth of Katherine to keep them off the streets. The service is looking for teams to enter, or businesses to sponsor a hole. Friday, August 13. Katherine Golf Club. Breakfast from 8am, shotgun start at 9.30am. Contact Kalano CEO Bill Headley for info on firstname.lastname@example.org or 08 8972 2588.
From Mangroves to Mataranka
Award-winning eco-artist Aly de Groot's woven sculptures and designs includes a thorough investigation into the use of recycled and plant materials, taking contemporary fibre arts practice to strange and unexpected places. Until August 13. Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre.
Enjoy a cruisey afternoon with Rhyley McGrath as he plays at the Katherine Hotel. While away the hours with a beverage and some smooth music. Friday, July 30. Noon.
Kick-off 2021 Senior's Month activities with this free event open to all Katherine's senior citizens. Presented by Katherine Town Council in collaboration with Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities, and Katherine Senior Citizens Association. Wednesday, August 4. 10am. Katherine Museum. Contact Jherry Matahelumual at council for details on 8972 5500.
Connie B and Friends
For the diary
Constantina Bush, Australia's premier Indigenous showgirl, teams up again with David Spry and more amazing artists for a unique blend of Motown-style music and tongue-in-cheek comedy. Thursday, August 5. 6.30pm. $25 to $35. Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre, Lot 3238 Stuart Highway, Katherine.
Katherine Cup Race Day
Mark the calendar
One of the most prestigious events on Katherine's social calendar, the day attracts over 3000 racegoers to the town for the weekend. Saturday, August 14. 11am. Katherine Turf Club, Jim Jackson Race Course, 11 Murray Street. $25.
Come and see the works of Katherine's own master potter Danny Murphy. Danny won the 44th Katherine Art Prize. From Friday, August 20. Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre. Free.
Save the date
With the slogan "size does matter" here's a chance to put your fishing skills to the test and land the one that doesn't get away. The Mataranka/Roper River fishing comp had a $2000 first prize up for grabs in the event. It will be held from September 17-19.
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