The Big Rivers Basketball Association is calling on players for the new Northern Cup basketball competition. Players must be over 15 years, but men and women of any and all skill levels are encouraged to take to the courts. It is free to enter. Starts Saturday, October 16. Grevillea Road, Katherine East.
Breast Cancer Awareness
October is breast cancer awareness month and Katherine Town Council is encouraging businesses and the community to Paint your Town Pink in the aim of raising awareness. An initiative of the McGrath Foundation, communities come together to "pink up" to raise vital funds that support specialist McGrath Breast Care Nurses and create a visual show of support for people going through breast cancer. Get involved by hosting events, housing donation boxes, fund-raising or by adding a splash of pink to your shopfront or office to raise awareness. Visit fundraise.mcgrathfoundation.com.au/fundraisers/katherinetowncouncil.
This is the ultimate Harry Potter movie screening. Over three days you will be able to immerse yourself in all eight Harry Potter films on the big screen. You can either watch the film of your choice, or buy a Potter Pass and do the lot. Friday, November 15 to Sunday, November 17. Katherine Cinema 3. $10 per session, $50 Potter Pass.
The Kumbidgee Markets are held every fortnight so you can prepare to swing by and pick up locally-grown produce, or hand made and upcycled goods. The next market will be October 17 from 9am to noon. 595 Gorge Road. Visit www.kumbidgee.com for information.
Take a moment
A commemorative service will be hosted by Katherine Town Council, RAAF Base Tindal and the Katherine RSL Sub-Branch. All attending should use the Territory Check. Anyone wanting to lay a wreath needs to email email@example.com or call 08 8972 5500 by November 7. Thursday, November 11. 10.40am start. The Cenotaph on Railway Terrace.
Katherine Community Markets is gearing up for its annual two-day Christmas market to be held towards the end of November. There will be food, entertainment and lots of fabulous stalls to choose from in air-conditioned comfort as you tick off those items on your Christmas list. Saturday & Sunday, November 20 and 21. Strictly 9am to 3pm (no early birds). The Y Katherine (YMCA), Lot 2525 Stuart Highway.
A great chance to frock up, Katherine Country Club will be hosting a Melbourne Cup lunch with bookings now open. The menu features hot and cold servings and dessert. Tuesday, November 2. $70pp. Book on 8972 1276.
Our journalists work hard to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. This is how you can continue to access our trusted content:
- Bookmark katherinetimes.com.au
- Make sure you are signed up for our breaking and regular headlines newsletters
- Follow us on Twitter: @KatherineTimes
- Follow us on Instagram @katherinetimes
- Follow us on Google News
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- You can also receive updates straight to your inbox each Friday at 6am from the Katherine Times. To make sure you're up to date with all the news, sign up here.
DO YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY?: Send letters to the editor or story tips to email@example.com