Autumn in SJ: Find out what's happening in Serpentine Jarrahdale

Published on Tuesday, 8 March 2022 at 9:43:26 AM

Welcome to Autumn in SJ - your guide to all you need to know about what the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale has to offer over the autumn months.

Special community events like the Harmony Week Lantern Trail and the Early Years Fun Day will keep you and your family entertained, while we all once again take the time to reflect and commemorate on ANZAC Day.

More on events, key information and resources that will come in handy this autumn can be found below:

Lantern trail to light up the night

📅 19 March 2022
⏰ 5.30pm - 8pm
📍 SJ Community Recreation Centre

The Harmony Week Lantern Trail will see Brickwood Reserve come to life as people gather to celebrate inclusivity and respect.

Starting with an interactive story and dance session, our workshop leader will then show you how to make your own lantern to take on our guided twilight trail walk through Brickwood Reserve.

The reserve will paint a picturesque setting when illuminated by lanterns, providing the perfect backdrop for an evening stroll.

For more information, click here.

Get spooked on the Jarrahdale Ghost Walk

📅 26 March 2022
⏰ 6pm
📍 Bruno Gianatti Hall, Munro Street, Jarrahdale

Take a walk through time as some local Jarrahdale ghosts teach you about the history of the town.

The Jarrahdale Ghost Walk is the Jarrhadale Heritage Society's major fundraiser, and will teach you all about the ups and downs of the timber industry, how the town fared in times of war and much more.

For details on the event, click here.

Reflect and commemorate this ANZAC Day

Take the time to reflect and commemorate the service of men and women who fought for our freedom this ANZAC Day.

This year, 25 April will mark the 107th anniversary since the Anzacs landed on the shores of Gallipoli.

ANZAC Day provides us all with the opportunity to once again reflect on the bravery and sacrifice demonstrated on that day.

For more information on the history of ANZAC Day, click here.

Have a blast at the Early Years Fun Day

📅 19 May 2022
⏰ 9am - 12pm
📍 SJ Community Recreation Centre

Kids can enjoy a morning of free activities, live entertainers and music, a huge Kids Village play zone and bouncy castles at this year’s Early Years Fun Day.

Come along and join in the fun as we celebrate National Families Week and the vital role families play in our community.

Delicious delights to be found at SJ Farmer's Market

📅 Every Saturday morning
⏰ 8am - 11am
📍 2 Paterson Street, Mundijong

Hidden gems and fresh local produce is just waiting to be found at the SJ Farmers Market.

Run every Saturday morning outside the SJ Community Resource Centre, the Market is the perfect place to pick up local meats,
fruits and vegetables – as well as some awesome hand-crafted goodies!

More information can be found here.

Check out our gorgeous trails this autumn

Autumn is the perfect time to experience the beauty of Serpentine Jarrahdale’s signature trails experience.

Our various species of wildflowers coming into bloom make for a beautiful and tranquil walk along many of our iconic trails, including the Kitty’s Gorge Trail and Stacey’s Loop.

You can find out more about trails in SJ here.

Council meetings go electronic 

At the 21 February 2022 Ordinary Council Meeting, Council resolved that future Council and Committee meetings are to be held electronically up to 1 June 2022.

Proceedings of meetings will be recorded and published with the unconfirmed minutes of the meeting on the Shire’s website.

Meetings are not open to the public at this time, but public questions, statements and deputations received prior to 2pm on the meeting day will be presented to Council or the Committee, as applicable, with responses to public questions provided in writing and recorded in the minutes.

Ordinary Council Meetings will be held throughout autumn on the following dates:

  • 21 March 2022
  • 11 April 2022
  • 16 May 2022

Plenty happening at the Library

The SJ Library Service will be running its usual slate of programs including Story Time, Rhyme Time, LEGO Club, the Random Reads Book Club and much more throughout the autumn months.

For more information on the Library, click here.

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