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Events and Activities

Palmerston has a rapidly growing reputation as a place where events and activities are recognised as a valuable part of our vibrant and diverse community.

Council delivers a number of annual events and activities that enables people living, working or visiting our city to experience and participate in.

COVID-19 information 
Due to the COVID-19 situation, a number of changes have occurred to our events and programs over the coming months. Please visit the individual events listed below for details or keep up to date with all Council updates at COVID-19 Update.

When attending events please observe physical distancing and hygiene requirements as advised by the Chief Medical Officer at all times.

  • A minimum space of 1.5 metres between you and other people that you do not know.
  • Avoid touching your face and cough and sneeze into a tissue or into your elbow.
  • Hand washing with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitiser. 
  • Stay home if unwell.
Palmy Music Project

Palmy Music Project

When: 12 February 2020, 6:30pm - 30 December 2020, 9:30pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
This is a Hip Hop Recording Session If you have Hip Hop beats and or lyrics and want to record then, book in by calling...
FlicNics

FlicNics

When: 6 June 2020, 7:00pm - 12 September 2020, 7:00pm
Location: Goyder Square
Admission: FREE
Free movies under the stars at Goyder Square.
Sanctuary Sessions

Sanctuary Sessions

When: 13 June 2020, 4:00pm - 12 September 2020, 7:00pm
Location: Sanctuary Lakes, GUNN
Admission: FREE
Featuring live and local music for you to enjoy while the sun sets at Sanctuary Lakes.
Harvest Corner Weekend Workshop

Harvest Corner Weekend Workshop

When: 21 June 2020, 9:00am - 18 October 2020, 11:00am
Location: Harvest Corner Community Garden
Admission: FREE
Learn the basics of gardening with our free workshops.
Adventures in the Garden

Adventures in the Garden

When: 10 July 2020, 9:00am - 13 November 2020, 10:00am
Location: Harvest Corner Community Garden
Admission: FREE
Free nature play sessions for 0-6 years.
How to Adult

How to Adult

When: 29 July 2020, 5:00pm - 9 September 2020, 7:00pm
Location: City of Palmerston Library
Admission: FREE
7 week workshop to help young people move forward as adults.
Geek Squad

Geek Squad

When: 30 July 2020, 3:30pm - 11 December 2020, 4:30pm
Location: City of Palmerston Library
Admission: FREE
Meet other local Anime Fans to watch and discuss all things Anime.
Creative Workshops: Disk Earrings 

Creative Workshops: Disk Earrings 

When: 12 August 2020, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: The Heights, Durack Heights Community Centre
Admission: $40.00
Creative workshops in Palmerston with Tactile Arts.
Pet First Aid Information Session

Information Session: First Aid for Pets

When: 12 August 2020, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
Tips for pet owners in providing their pets with first aid in an emergency .
City of Palmerston Senior's Day

City of Palmerston Seniors Day

When: 19 August 2020, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
Held as part of Seniors Month.
Creative Workshops: Wire Wrapping with Debra Senjuschenko

Creative Workshops: Wire Wrapping 

When: 20 August 2020, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: The Heights, Durack Heights Community Centre
Admission: $48.00
Creative workshops in Palmerston with Tactile Arts.
Drag Queen Storytime

Drag Queen Storytime

When: 22 August 2020, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: City of Palmerston Library
Admission: FREE
Join the Palmerston library and Drag Territory for this special Storytime.
Creative Workshops: Painting for Beginners 

Creative Workshops: Painting for Beginners 

When: 27 August 2020, 5:30pm - 22 October 2020, 8:30pm
Location: The Heights, Durack Heights Community Centre
Admission: $195.00
Creative workshops in Palmerston with Tactile Arts.
Creative Workshops: Handmade Clay Tiles

Creative Workshops: Handmade Clay Tiles

When: 2 September 2020, 5:30pm - 9 September 2020, 7:30pm
Location: The Heights, Durack Heights Community Centre
Admission: $45.00
Creative workshops in Palmerston with Tactile Arts.
Brekkie in the Park

Brekkie in the Park

When: 6 September 2020, 8:00am - 10:00am
Location: Dunbar Park, Dunbar Street Gray
Admission: Free
Enjoy a free healthy breakfast and activities.
Creative Workshops: Crazy Critters with Janie Andrews

Creative Workshops: Crazy Critters

When: 1 October 2020, 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: The Heights, Durack Heights Community Centre
Admission: $15.00
Creative workshops in Palmerston with Tactile Arts.
Palmerston Youth Festival

Palmerston Youth Festival 2021

When: 10 July 2021, 4:00pm - 16 July 2021, 10:00pm
Location: Palmerston City Centre
Admission: FREE
Set to be the biggest event on the 2021 calendar, the Palmerston Youth Festival returns to Palmerston next year.