Past Events

To find out about events before December 2014, please contact the Press Officer on 8962 0000.

On 25 Apr 2017 Event

ANZAC DAY 2017

Whether you're a regular, or a first timer, Anzac Day is a unique experience in Tennant Creek.

On 21 Apr 2017 Event

National Youth Week March 31- 9 April 2017

National Youth Week - DREAM BIG - The program has something planned for all ages, so hop onboard.

On 15 Mar 2017 Event

DASH & SPLASH

RUN AND SWIM CHALLENGE 20th March - 27th March - 3rd April

On 8 Mar 2017 Event

INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY 2017

"BE BOLD FOR CHANGE"

On 17 Dec 2016 Event

Children's Christmas Tree - TC Style

Bring your kids along to this fun annual event and catch up with Santa, too.

On 14 Dec 2016 Event

Craft camp for kids

Let's sew a stocking with a workshop for crafty people

On 7 Dec 2016 Event

Craft camp for kids

Let's paint a hand drum in a workshop for crafty people.

On 3 Dec 2016 Event

Battery Hill Christmas Markets

Head on up to Battery Hill to get into the festive spirit

On 30 Nov 2016 Event

Craft camp for kids

Let's make a tiny bead man in a workshop for crafty people

On 26 Nov 2016 Event

CWA Pop-Up Christmas Markets

It's that time of the year again to hunt for Christmas gifts for family and friends.

On 23 Nov 2016 Event

Craft camp for kids

Let's paint a gingerbread man in a workshop for crafty people

On 15 Nov 2016 Event

Cricket for juniors

Weekly programs of cricket for kids start this week at Anyinginyi Sport and Recreation.

On 12 Nov 2016 Event

Tennant Creek Speedway

Titles and Presentations for the eighth meet of the year

On 12 Nov 2016 Event

Barkly Women's Day

Ladies, here's your chance to kick up your heels with other women from the region

On 7 Nov 2016 Event

Family Fun Day

Meet Boof the Barra when you come to the Tennant Creek Pool for lifesaving and fun aquatic activities.

On 6 Nov 2016 Event

Swimming course at the pool

Want to learn how to teach young kids to swim? Then this AUSTSWIM swimming and water safety course is for you.

On 4 Nov 2016 Event

Free Water Safety Lessons

Royal Life Saving is holding 5 x FREE water safety awareness lessons for children under the age of five starting today.

On 31 Oct 2016 Event

Melbourne Cup 2016

Get your syndicates together for the Melbourne Cup Calcutta

On 29 Oct 2016 Event

Halloween Party

Dress up and then bogeyman the night away

On 29 Oct 2016 Event

Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Come along to the CWA Hall and have a relaxing breakfast and raise money for breast cancer as well.

On 27 Oct 2016 Event

Spinning a hip hop yarn

Tune into Pirate 88 FM to listen to a group of local Indigenous musicians talk about their culture and songs.

On 26 Oct 2016 Event

Growing your business

Get industry knowledge to help grow your business with a free workshop

On 25 Oct 2016 Event

Acting Workshop Moved

Budding actors can test their skills at a workshop in the Tennant Creek Library on Tuesday.

On 25 Oct 2016 Event

Writing workshop

Come on down to the library and learn how to write a screenplay

On 22 Oct 2016 Event

Gala Business Dinner

Be inspired by Mark McCrindle, an award-winning social researcher, best-selling author and influential thought leader,

On 22 Oct 2016 Event

Nature walk at the dam

Blow away the cobwebs and start the weekend off with a nature walk at Lake Mary Ann.

On 21 Oct 2016 Event

Rossy Williams Cricket Shield

Get teams together for a fun weekend of cricket from 21-23 October.

On 20 Oct 2016 Event

Big backyard bird count

Contribute to a nationwide science project with a bird survey at Lake Mary Ann

On 20 Oct 2016 Event

​After dark at the lake

Grab your torch and join us on a free guided spotlight walk suitable for the whole family.

On 20 Oct 2016 Event

Betty Tour 2016

Discover where asbestos maybe lurking at home or work with a wheely good mobile education tool

On 20 Oct 2016 Event

Pool Closure

The Pool will be closed from 10am-4pm today for the Barkly Remote Schools Swimming Carnival.

On 20 Oct 2016 Event

Picnic in the Park

Head down to Peko Park for a pawsome time and sausage sizzle with the Barkly Vet Practice and AMRRIC.

On 19 Oct 2016 Event

Nature in focus

Share your pictures from nature walks in the Barkly and you could win a My Desert Diary.

On 18 Oct 2016 Event

Bird watch for kids

Join Ranger Susie to learn how to find some feathered friends in nature's big backyard

On 10 Oct 2016 Event

A new chapter

​Have your say on the future of the Tennant Creek Library with a public consultation today

On 8 Oct 2016 Event

Tennant Creek Speedway

Thrills and spills at the 2016 NT Junior Sedan Titles

On 6 Oct 2016 Event

Indigenous Business Connections

The Northern Territory Indigenous Business Network will help get you in the know with a free workshop.

On 6 Oct 2016 Event

Wikipedia Workshop

Get trained to make Wikipedia pages on local people, places and history in the Tennant Creek Library today.

On 5 Oct 2016 Event

Business Upskills: Advanced Social Media

Promote your business and expand your reach with a FREE workshop on advanced social media

On 2 Oct 2016 Event

Barkly Gold Rush Campdraft 2016

​Get your chambray shirt and cowboy boots ready for a spectacular four-day program of events

On 1 Oct 2016 Event

Thrills and spills at the rodeo

Cowboys from across the Territory are heading to Tennant Creek this weekend for the rodeo.

On 1 Oct 2016 Event

Book Club's Next Chapter

Turn the page for the next exciting read with the Tennant Creek Book Club.

On 30 Sep 2016 Event

Pool and Kiosk Open

The swimming pool and kiosk open today at 10am

On 28 Sep 2016 Event

Royal Commission Visit

​The Royal Commission into Child Detention in the Territory will visit Tennant Creek to answer questions about its work.

On 24 Sep 2016 Event

50th Anniversary of Hudson Crash

Tennant Creek Rotary invites community members to an unveiling of a memorial plaque at the airport

On 24 Sep 2016 Event

Window into Tennant's History

Rotary invites the community to attend a talk and photos of Tennant Creek and District in the 1960s.

On 24 Sep 2016 Event

Illustration Workshop

Black and white drawing workshop with illustrator & botanical illustrator Yoana Mynah from 10am-12noon.

On 11 Sep 2016 Event

Mother Teresa Dinner

Locals are holding a dinner in honour of Mother Teresa who visited Tennant Creek in the 1980s.

On 10 Sep 2016 Event

Tennant Creek Speedway

Head on down to the Speedway for an octane fueled night for the sixth meet of the year

On 10 Sep 2016 Event

Dunk your donuts for charity

Head down to BP this morning for a fundraising coffee and donut deal.

On 8 Sep 2016 Event

Adult Learners Week

Come down to the Tennant Creek library for a week of fun activities

On 8 Sep 2016 Event

​R U OK Day Cook Up

Feeling a little peckish? Then head on down to the community garden for a cook up of freshly grown herbs and vegetables

On 2 Sep 2016 Event

It's Party Time

Come on down to the library for a fun-filled evening.

On 31 Aug 2016 Event

Warumungu Language Classes

Traditional Owner and Elder Rosemary Plummer will host Warumungu language and culture classes

On 27 Aug 2016 Event

Barkly Nature Watch in August

Find out what lives in your backyard on a morning walk at Lake Mary Ann.

On 25 Aug 2016 Event

Discover life in the dark

Grab your torch for a night walk of discovery at the Telegraph Station.

On 24 Aug 2016 Event

Nature walk for kids

Find out what lives in your backyard with a free guided walk at the library

On 20 Aug 2016 Event

Book Club's Next Chapter

Turn the page for the next exciting read with the Tennant Creek Book Club.

On 17 Aug 2016 Event

Science Circus Coming To Tennant

The boffins from Shell Questacon will be in town to delight locals with their magical and fun portable science centre.

On 11 Aug 2016 Event

Skills, Employment & Careers Expo

Take control of your life and find the career that suits you. Think big. Make it happen.

On 11 Aug 2016 Event

Election Forum

Head on down to the Memo to quiz the candidates for the Barkly

On 10 Aug 2016 Event

Net. Set. Go.

Anyinginyi is taking registrations for ANZ's NetSetGo, a junior entry netball program, now.

On 9 Aug 2016 Event

Financial literacy seminars

Get your finances in order with two days of financial literacy seminars in Tennant Creek in August.

On 3 Aug 2016 Event

Cricket lovers needed to pitch in

Tennant Creek Cricket is setting up an association to grow and support cricket in town.

On 1 Aug 2016 Event

Desert Harmony Festival: Day 4

Don't miss out on the final day of the Desert Harmony Festival. There's plenty to see and do.

On 31 Jul 2016 Event

Desert Harmony Festival: Day 3

It's Festival time. Have a look at today's schedule for a fun-filled day packed with activities.

On 30 Jul 2016 Event

Desert Harmony Festival: Day 2

Residents and visitors alike can enjoy a day of fitness as part of the Desert Harmony Festival

On 29 Jul 2016 Event

Desert Harmony Festival: Day 1

Enjoy four days of music, dance, art, film, food, theatre, workshops and cultural activities.

On 20 Jul 2016 Event

Fundraising dinner at Tennant Turf Club tonight

Tennant Turf Club invites locals to a fundraising BBQ dinner for a charity bike ride.

On 20 Jul 2016 Event

Hurry! Last days to register

Registrations for upcoming women's netball and mixed volleyball competitions close today.

On 18 Jul 2016 Event

Take the leap ...

Experience the thrills and spills of flying trapeze at the Desert Harmony Festival.

On 8 Jul 2016 Event

Tennant Creek Show

Share the giddy excitement of the Tennant Creek outback show with side show rides and cattle and dog competitions.

On 8 Jul 2016 Event

Barkly Beef Dinner

Lassoo yourself a cowboy and a great night of entertainment at the Barkly Beef Dinner.

On 3 Jul 2016 Event

NAIDOC Week: 3-10 July

March down the main street of town to celebrate Aboriginal history, culture and achievements in the Barkly.

On 3 Jul 2016 Event

It's back: Wauchope v The World Cricket match

Time to pitch in and organise a team for this fun fundraising event in Wauchope from 1 - 3 July.

On 1 Jul 2016 Event

Territory Day 2016

Tennant Creek will host a family-friendly music event with Opera Australia and local artists Rayella

On 26 Jun 2016 Event

HURRY! LAST FEW DAYS

Residents and tourists have until this Sunday to see the Da Vinci Exhibition

On 25 Jun 2016 Event

Tennant Creek Speedway

It's the third meet of the year for the Speedway tonight.

On 23 Jun 2016 Event

Celebrating the Cultures of the Territory

Head down to the high school this arvo for a load of fun activities to celebrate cultural diversity.

On 19 Jun 2016 Event

Brunette Races 2016

Get your cowboy boots and Akubra hat ready for the Brunette Races from 15-19 June

On 6 Jun 2016 Event

Are you a perfomer?

Then the Barkly Multicultural Association is looking for you to take part in the annual Multicultural Night this July.

On 3 Jun 2016 Event

National Reconciliation Week

Join forces with National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June).

On 2 Jun 2016 Event

Art in the Shed

Artists of the Barkly are invited to display their work at this year's Brunette Downs races from 16-19 June.

On 28 May 2016 Event

Tennant Creek Speedway

Head out to the speedway tonight for some high-octane fun.

On 28 May 2016 Event

Gardening volunteers needed

Calling all green thumbs - your services are needed down at the Uniting Church garden on the main street.

On 27 May 2016 Event

Morning Tea in Peko Park

Join forces for a morning tea to celebrate National Reconciliation Week.

On 26 May 2016 Event

Sorry Day & National Reconciliation Week

Reflect on Sorry Day as part of National Reconciliation Week (27 May - 3 June).

On 24 May 2016 Event

Live - Love - Pitch

Diamonds are a girl's best friend especially when it comes to playing softball. Registrations now open.

On 24 May 2016 Event

Mini Roos Kick-Off

Football is the game that everyone can play, so get involved and become a AIA Vitality MiniRoo today.

On 20 May 2016 Event

3on3 Basketball Challenge

Come on down to the courts every Friday evening with three of your best lean, mean dunking machines.

On 15 May 2016 Event

Join us for a cuppa and clean conversation

Two friends who created Australia’s first mobile laundry for the homeless will give a talk in Tennant today.

On 14 May 2016 Event

Two Cup Race Day

Join in the fun of traditional outback horse racing at the Tennant Creek racecourse.

On 11 May 2016 Event

National Volunteer Week

Celebrate volunteering with a breakfast and contribute to your community

On 7 May 2016 Event

Barkly Women's Day

Ladies here's your chance to kick your heels up for a day with friends and other women from the region.

On 7 May 2016 Event

Book Club

Do you love to read, talk about books and socialise? Then Book Club is for you.

On 7 May 2016 Event

Come on Barbie ... let's recycle!

​If you happen to be in Alice Springs this weekend, head on over to the library for a free recycled toy project.

On 7 May 2016 Event

Test your trivia skills

Get ready for an evening of banter and brainstorming with a Quiz Night at Sporties.

On 6 May 2016 Event

Stuart Highway Stand Up Tour

Channel your inner comedian with a free workshop to release your funny bone and entertain the town.

On 25 Apr 2016 Event

ANZAC Day 2016

Whether you're a regular, or a first timer, Anzac Day is a unique experience in Tennant Creek.

On 23 Apr 2016 Event

Elliott Mardi Gras

Show off your satin and sequins for a night of frivolity and fun.