Community Diary

Community Diary  is a community service providing churches and not-for-profit community groups free publicity for upcoming events.

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Dedication Service for a Field of Remembrance

Date: April 24, 2018

The 22nd Annual Dedication Service for a Field of Remembrance at St David’s Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in cooperation with the Partners of Veterans Assoc.

This will be a major emotional event attended by the Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency Professor the Honorable Kate Warner AM, the Lord Mayor, other dignitaries, senior Defence Officers in full uniform, members of the ex-service community and the Department of Veterans’Affairs.  The Rev’d Chris Bowditch, Chaplain of 12/40 Royal Tasmanian Regiment will be speaking.

All members of the public are cordially invited to attend and a special invitation is extended to ex-service personnel.  After placing of the official crosses, the Field is then open to members of the public to the place small wooden crosses following the service.

On ANZAC Day, the crosses will be placed at the Hobart Cenotaph where they will form an integral part of the ANZAC Day commemorations.

The Field of Remembrance model adopted on the concept of Mrs CJ Pope, widow of Rear Admiral Pope RAN.  In 1952 Mrs Pope, assisted by the War Widows’Guild, organised the first Field in the grounds of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney by courtesy of the Cathedral Chapter, and with the encouragement of the Dean, The Very Reverend Dr S Barton Babbage.  Similar Field of Remembrance Services are held in other Australia States under the auspices of the War Widows’ Guild of Australia.

Service for the Opening of the Tasmanian Parliament

Date: May 1, 2018

Events at St. David’s Cathedral

Service for the Opening of the Tasmanian Parliament

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Come to the Cathedral and pray for our Parliament and Parliamentarians. Members of the Upper and Lower Houses will be present, along with representatives of many denominations who will lead the prayers. All welcome.

Tasmanian Chorale Concert

Date: May 5, 2018

Concert: Tasmanian Chorale Concert 5th May 2018 7.30pm

St David’s Cathedral Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 7:30 pm

To book please click on the following:

God of the Nations CMS World Mission Service

Date: May 6, 2018

Events at St. David’s Cathedral  God of the Nations CMS World Mission

Sunday, May 6th, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

A Special Sunday thinking about mission with David Williams from CMS preaching from Psalm 67

David Williams:

Originally a medical doctor, David trained for pastoral ministry in the Church of England, before studying mission at All Nations Christian College.
David and his family lived in Nairobi as cross-cultural workers with Crosslinks for nine years where David was Principal of Carlile College, an Anglican mission training college.
During his time in Kenya, David helped Carlile College to establish a specialist urban mission training programme based in Kibera slum.
David now leads the training ministry of CMS Australia and has recently received his Doctorate in Mission. He is married to Rachel and they have three young adult sons.

St Mary’s College 150th Anniversary Gala Dinner, Mass and Historical Walking Tours

Date: May 12, 2018

St Mary’s College 150th Anniversary Gala Dinner, Mass and Historical Walking Tours

Kick up your heels – it’s time to party!

We are very excited to announce that tickets to our 150th Anniversary Gala Dinner are now available for purchase.
All members of the St Mary’s College community are warmly invited to join us in celebrating our major milestone by attending the dinner, which will be held on Saturday 12 May 2018 at 5.30pm at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart.
Buy your tickets at the following link:
Tickets are $89 a head (includes three courses and musical entertainment). Please note, a table consists of 10 people. There is an option to list who you would like to be seated with. For more information email

Join us for Mass to celebrate our Anniversary at 3.30pm at St Mary’s Cathedral. Historical walking tours of the College grounds will be held prior to Mass. Tour times will be available at

TSO Brass in St David’s Cathedral

Date: May 26, 2018

Events at St. David’s Cathedral  TSO Brass in St David’s Cathedral

Saturday, May 26th, 2018 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TSO Brass in St David’s Cathedral like alchemy, the rich sounds of the TSO Brass and the spacious surrounds of St David’s Cathedral combine to deliver a concert experience of rare and resonant beauty.

From honeyed horns to brilliant trumpets, ceremonial trombones to deep-toned tuba, the TSO Brass present a world of instrumental colours, each one distinct yet perfectly blended when combined as an ensemble.

Includes musicians from the Australian National Academy of Music

Saturday 26 May, 7.30pm



High Tea for Hope

Date: May 27, 2018

High Tea for Hope 2018

It’s that time of the year again!

Ultimate Foundation of Hope’s biggest fundraising event, High Tea for Hope.May 27th 2010

This year’s theme is Teal and Bling. Teal is the Ovarian Cancer colour known around the world.

Funds raised from this event go toward assisting our Foundation create and set up the ONLY support service in Tasmania for Ovarian Cancer patients and their support crew. Everyday we work on our (not so little anymore) project the bigger it gets and the more support we realise is needed around the state.

Come along for a wonderful fun afternoon with loads of prizes to win, delicious food to eat and time with your girlfriends and family all while raise money and making a difference in the lives of those suffering from Ovarian Cancer.

The maximum number for this year’s event is 200, be sure to get in quick the tickets will sell fast. $78 for a single ticket purchase, with two (2) different prices for tables. Hope – $780 a table of 10 or Ultimate – $800 a table of 10 and you receive 2 bottles of champagne for the table to enjoy.

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