WHAT'S ON

Burst of colour brings joy to community

COLOUR BURST IS BACK: Tanya, back, Margie, Dee and Demi shower Mae, front, Ela, Eva and Mason with colour ahead of the highly-anticipated second Community Colour Burst at St Mark's College.
COLOUR BURST IS BACK: Tanya, back, Margie, Dee and Demi shower Mae, front, Ela, Eva and Mason with colour ahead of the highly-anticipated second Community Colour Burst at St Mark's College.

St Mark's College will be bursting with colourful fun at the end of the school holidays - all while raising money for charitable causes.

The community is invited to come along and soak up a rainbow of fun at the Community Colour Burst being held across the Benedict and Bosco campuses on Sunday, October 13.

The event makes a welcome return after being held in 2017 and attracting almost 600 participants while raising $1100 each for four charities.

This year will see the money raised from the event distributed to five groups - Make-A-Wish's Port Pirie branch, Royal Flying Doctor Service's Port Pirie Support Group, Port Pirie Hospital, Crystal Brook Hospital and Ronald McDonald House.

Jodie Christensen, of the Parents and Friends Group organising the event, said they were hoping to get 1000 people take part in this year's Colour Burst and increase their charitable contribution.

She emphasised that the event was for all age groups and encouraged the entire to community to come along for a fun day out to end the school holidays.

"The more people that participate the more we can give back," she said.

There will be eats and treats on offer on the day with a coffee van on hand as well as a barbecue. Hip Hop Bounce will provide entertainment while the college mascots will also be on hand.

Registrations for the event can be made before the day, costing $10, and will assist in speeding up the entry process on the day. Tickets can be purchased through EventBrite. Late registrations will be accepted on the day.

Check-in and late registrations will open at 8.30am and the walk/run will kick off at approximately 10.30am.

Bring your gold coins, there will be coloured hair spray, face painting and temporary tattoos available in the village ... and don't forget to wear white at the starting line and finish decorated in colour!