Mildura Weekly : Friday July 4 Vol 8 No 35
www.milduraweekly.com.au 18 Mildura Weekly – 04/07/14 What’s on Barry’s organ world BARRY Morgan’s World of Organ will be playing at the Mildura Arts Centre tonight at 7.30pm. Tickets cost $30 for adults, $25 con- cession and $15 for students. More informa- tion is available by contacting 5018 8330 or by visiting www.milduraartscentre.com.au . Sunraysia Gang Show THE opening night of the 2014 Sunraysia Gang Show will be held tonight at Mercy Theatre from 7.30pm. Performed by Sunray- sia’s Scouts and Girl Guides, the production will include songs, dances and sketches. The gang show will be playing shows regularly next week, with the finale Saturday, July 12 at 7.30pm. More information is available by visiting www.sunraysiascouts.org.au. Country Market THE Red Cliffs Country Market returns this Sunday from 9am to 1pm. Included will be a selection of local produce, gourmet delights, bric-a-brac and children’s rides, along with entertainment on the post office steps by Geoff Evans. More information is available by contacting 0458 907 226. Militaria on display THE Red Cliffs Military Museum will be open this Sunday from 10am to 3.30pm. Artefacts and memorabilia ranging from the Boer War through to Vietnam and East Timor will be on display. Entry is $2 for adults and children are free. Pop-up art gallery A pop-up art gallery featuring works from lo- cal artists will be held on the main street of Red Cliffs this Sunday from 9am to 1pm. Art- work on display will include indigenous art, sculpture, drawings, ink works, pastels, oils and acrylic paintings, artesian jewellery and photography. More information is available by contacting 0428 242 993. A woman’s work A DISPLAY of Carwarp pioneer Florence Mc- Nabb’s collection of needlework, patchwork, china painting and leatherwork, will be open for viewing this Sunday at the Old Court House (24-28 Jamieson Avenue) from 11am to 1pm. More information is available by contacting 5024 1229. Full steam ahead THE Red Cliffs Historical Steam Railway will be back on the rails again this Sunday from 11am for a special school holidays run. The train will pull out of its Karadoc Station every half-hour, with the final run at 4pm. Tickets are $15 for families, $6 for adults and $3 for children. Morning and afternoon tea will be available, as will a continuous BBQ along with hot and cold drinks. More information is available by contacting 5024 1345, or 5024 3814 on Sunday. Genealogical meeting THE Mildura and District Genealogical Soci- ety will be holding a meeting at the Carnegie Centre on Monday, July 7 at 7.30pm. Guest speaker will be Leading Senior Constable Gary Pearse, who will speak about Mildura Police History and the first policeman, Foot Constable Ambrose Beaumont Carter. Hav- ing arrived on the Paddle steamer Trafalgar on October 1888, Constable Carter went on to be the longest serving Officer in Charge at Mildura, serving here for 31 years. Members and non-members are welcome to attend the talk, with more information available by con- tacting 5022 0172. Holiday activities THE Mildura Baptist Church (254 Deakin Av- enue) will be running school holiday activi- ties from Monday, July 7 until Friday, July 11. The activities will run from 9am to midday, with more information available by contact- ing 0424 605 284 or by visiting www.mil- durabaptist.org. M2M at Coome Club COMMUNITY health and wellbeing program Move2Music will be held at the Coomealla Club on Tuesday, July 8 from 2pm to 4pm. People of all abilities are welcome, with more information available by contacting 5021 7200. Jazz club birthday THE Mildura River City Jazz Club will be holding their 35th birthday celebrations from Friday, July 11 until Sunday, July 13. Three bands will be playing at six venues across the region, with bookings needed for the Saturday night event on the PV Mundoo. More information is available by contacting 5023 0404. Progress meeting THE Cardross Progress Association will host its July monthly meeting/AGM on Monday night in the town’s historic hall. Everyone is welcome and the meeting, scheduled to open at 7.30pm, will be followed by a light sup- per. The association is seeking ‘new blood’ for the coming 12 months, and is encourag- ing anyone with an interest in the town and surrounds to attend. For more information contact Mary Chandler on 5024 1345. Night glow THE 2014 Back to Mildura hot air balloon competition will get underway with a bang this weekend, with the Give Me 5 For Kids Night Glow fund-raiser to act as the official launch of the event. Taking place at Henshilwood Oval this Sun- day from 5pm, the event will see close to 30 balloons ‘light up’ the oval in the name of charity. Food and drink will be available through- out the night, with all funds raised going to the Give Me 5 For Kids group, which helps improve facilities and services in children’s wards in local hospitals across regional Aus- tralia. • IN TRAINING: A group of 13 international visitors from China and Taiwan loved their ride on Red Cliffs’ historical railway earlier this year. The entire volunteer crew that runs the train is hoping their school holiday special this weekend will attract a large number of keen patrons.
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