BROUGHT to you by The Longwood Action Group.
The Longwood Action Group wishes everyone a very Happy New Year!
The Longwood Australia Day celebrations will be held this year in the Pub Paddock due to works taking place at the community centre.
From 5pm there will be fun and games for the kids, with a slip and slide and treasure hunt.
Then from 6pm a free barbecue will be on offer.
Bring along a salad to share and there will be drinks available at bar prices.
Don’t forget that The Longwood Primary School is holding a Mega Raffle for $1 a ticket.
There are some fantastic prizes on offer and this will be drawn at the Longwood Australia Day celebrations.
Send any information you would like included to longwoodlookout@gmail. com.
Inclusions are at the editor’s discretion. 3.30pm at Avenel’s Jubilee Park.
The Avenel pool is open on all days, a big thank you to the Avenel pool group and Strathbogie Shire for their wonderful works, which make to pool a very welcoming place to come to.
The Avenel pool turns 50 this year, with a celebration planned for late January.
Everyone is most welcome.
Avenel’s annual Australia Day celebration and awards ceremony is always a great community event held in Jubilee Park.
This year’s event is followed by an Avenel (and Australian) history exhibition: Avenel in Living Memory, 1929-1970s.
The exhibition will be held at the Avenel Courthouse between 11am and 6pm on January 26.
There will be social tennis, bowls and golf events for people who enjoy a more causal relationship with sport.
See the sports pages for more information.
Table tennis at the Avenel Hall will also be returning in 2017.
February brings a new ‘Introduction to French’, on Wednesday evenings with Chantal Babin.
Enquiries phone 0434 713335.
This is a great introduction to the language for absolute beginners and also great for others.
Classes will be held in the Avenel Neighbourhood House Sitting Room, Queen Street. CD and textbook available.