Spring in SJ: Food trucks return, wildflowers bloom and events season kicks off

Published on Tuesday, 30 August 2022 at 2:30:41 PM

Welcome to Spring in SJ, your guide to what’s happening in the Shire across September, October and November in 2022.

There’s plenty happening as the weather warms up and we all begin to defrost from a cold and wet winter, including the always popular Food Truck Fiesta.

Read the full guide below.

Food Truck Fiesta returns to Serpentine Jarrahdale

Get your tastebuds ready for mouth-watering dishes and scrumptious sides, SJ, because the Food Truck Fiesta is back!

The series will see monthly food truck events interchanging between Clem Kentish Oval in Serpentine and Mundijong Oval from September 2022 through to March 2023.

Spring dates include:

  • Friday, 9 September 2022 – Clem Kentish Oval, 24 Wellard Street, Serpentine
  • Saturday, 8 October 2022 – Mundijong Oval, 6 Cockram Street, Mundijong
  • Friday, 11 November 2022 – Clem Kentish Oval, 24 Wellard Street, Serpentine

Find out more about the Food Truck Fiesta

Get pedalling for WA Bike Month

We’re celebrating WA Bike Month with two free Bikewise workshops.

Bring your bike down for a free check and tune service and pick up some handy tips from the experts.

  • October 4 – Jarrahdale Skate Park
  • October 7 – Byford Skate Park

For more information on these workshops, call the Shire's community development team on 9526 1111

SJ Food & Farm Fest 2022

Find plenty of fresh produce and enjoy a day out at the 2022 SJ Food & Farm Fest.

A variety of stallholders will be featured on the day, as well a youth zone, equestrian events and animal shows.

  • Saturday, 5 November 2022
  • Serpentine Horse and Pony Club
  • Entry: $15

Visit the SJ Food and Farm Alliance website for more

Discover something new at the SJ Library Services

Have you visited the refreshed and reinvigorated SJ Library Services yet?

There’s plenty happening at the Services’ new location in Byford, including community programs such as the LEGO Club and SJ Writers.

The Library is located at 858 South Western Highway, Byford.

Don’t forget, the Shire’s Mobile Library Service also visits Mundijong, Jarrahdale and Serpentine weekly.

Find out more about at the Library here

Explore SJ’s trails while the wildflowers bloom

It’s the best time of the year to get outdoors and explore our trails in all of their beauty.

The wildflowers are blooming, local critters are coming out of their winter homes and SJ’s bushland backyard is just waiting for you to take the first step.

Some of our favourite wildflower walks include:

  • Serpentine National Park
  • Jandakot National Park and Modong Reserve
  • Kitty’s Gorge Trail

Visit Trails WA to start your journey

Apply for a General Grant today

The next round of General Grants funding will be open for applications from Monday, 3 October – Monday 7 November 2022.

General Grants of up to $5,000 are available to provide direct financial assistance for registered not-for-profit organisations and incorporated community groups for initiatives relevant to the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale community.

Find out more and apply here

Restricted Burning Period set to commence

The Restricted Burning Period will be in effect from 1 October – 30 November 2022.

During this period, permits will be required for grass, paddock, bonfire and bush burns.

See more about when you can burn here

So... what else is on?

Visit our What’s On calendar to view all events

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