October Community Events 2017

(Photo: Altona CSR Landcare Reserve from Williamstown and Lyndoch Landcare Group)
1-31 October
National Safe Work Month (SafeWorkSA) aiming to improve awareness of work health & safety
In SA: Visit SafeWork SA
1-31 October
Foot Health Month an initiative from the Australasian Podiatry Council
In SA: Visit Australian Podiatry Association in South Australia
1 October
International Day of Older Persons (UN)
In SA: Visit Catalyst Foundation (formerly Seniors Information Service)
2 October
International Day of Non-Violence (UN)
In SA: Contact domestic violence services listed on SAcommunity
World Habitat Day (UN)
In SA: Join the Trees for Life and help restore our natural environment
5 October
World Teachers’ Day (UN)
In SA: Visit (CEASA) Council of Education Associations of SA Inc.
6 October
Walk to Work Day (Diabetes Australia)
In SA: Contact Diabetes SA to find out how you can help and join a walking group near you
8-14 October
Mental Health Week
In SA: Visit SAcommunity for a list of mental health services and learn about the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia
9 October
Headspace day (National Youth Mental Health Foundation)
In SA: Contact Headspace Adelaide
10 October - World Mental Health Day
11 October
International Day of the Girl Child (UN)
In SA: Contact YWCA a young women’s leadership organisation
Contact International Rainbow Girls offers girls leadership, confidence & citizenship through community service
Contact Girl Guides Offers girls a leadership & life skills program with an outdoor focus
14 October Diwali or Deepavali celebrations
In SA: Contact the Indian Australian Association of SA
15 October
International Day of Rural Women (UN)
In SA: Contact Women in Agriculture & Business of SA Inc.
16 October
World Food Day (UN)
In SA: Find Food assistance via SAcommunity
15-21 October
Antipoverty Week
In SA: Seek assistance or volunteer with St Vincent de Paul Society (SA) Inc
17 October - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (UN)
15-21 October
National Carers Week (Carers Australia) to recognise and support carers and caring roles
In SA: Contact Carers Australia SA
21 October
Walk Together to celebrate diversity from The Welcome Centre
21-29 October
Veterans Health Week from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
In SA: Refer to Veteran Groups and services
24 October
United Nations Day (UN)
In SA: Contact United Nations Association of Australia SA Division , UN Youth SA Or Zonta
World Development Information Day, raises awareness of information and communication technologies. In SA: Contact Connecting Up a not-for-profit providing technology for not-for-profits
27 October
World Audiovisual Day (UN) Are you a Collections Association or Museum?
Preserve South Australian Audiovisual History visit National Film & Sound Archive
29 October
The Williamstown and Lyndoch Landcare Group Open Day 11 – 3pm

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