Candlelight Vigil For Port Augusta Son Among Plans This Weekend

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A candlelight vigil will be held at the Port Augusta Foreshore tomorrow evening at sunset for the 18-year-old local, whose body was found in Leigh Creek on Sunday.

Family and friends will be in attendance and welcome the entire Port Augusta community to say goodbye.

 

The Port Pirie Rotary Club will be holding their quiz night tomorrow, with a fundraising auction, quiz prizes and paid bar.

Doors open at 7pm, at the Royal Port Pirie Yacht Club, tickets are available to purchase at Meg's Bookshop for $10 each.

 

This Sunday the Port Germein Foreshore Markets will be held at the historic railway goods shed, from 9am to 1pm.

The markets will feature a variety of stalls including hot food, handcrafts, artwork organic produce, collectables, homemade pies, plants and preserves.

 

The Valleys Lifestyle Centre in Clare will host the inaugural Ride for a Brighter Side fundraising event on Sunday.

The event will see 20 teams participate in a 12-hour stationary bike ride from 7am to 7pm, with all proceeds going to the Kade MacDonald Foundation.

Local entertainment on the day will include dancers, local schools, bands, stilt performers, and guest speakers.

The event was created after the Mid-North community became increasingly affected by the rise in mental health issues, especially amongst the youth.

Money raised to date: $19,299.98 

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