Mayor’s Column – Hon. Albert Jacob JP
May I wish all in the Joondalup community a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. Welcome to 2018. If January is anything to go by, it’s going to be a busy and exciting 12 months for the City. The City’s summer events season is now in full swing with the first of the City’s Music in the Park concerts being held at Falkland Park, Kinross on Saturday 13 January 2018. Featuring Bang Bang Betty and the H-Bombs and Peta Lee and The Vibrolators, the music starts at 6.00pm with children’s activities from 5.00pm. Patrons are encouraged where possible to walk or car pool to the venue. The following Saturday, tickets to the muchanticipated 2018 Valentine’s Concert act, will be made available to residents and ratepayers aged 18 and over. A capacity audience of 8,000 is expected to attend this free annual event at Joondalup Resort on Thursday 15 February.
will see leading ladies of Australian musical theatre Amanda Harrison, Lucy Durack, Helen Dallimore and Jemma Rix, along with male protagonist Simon Gleeson, performing classic hits from stage and screen backed by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO). Tickets can be obtained from 8.00am on Saturday 20 January at the following Customer Service Centres: • Joondalup Administration,
90 Boas Avenue, Joondalup City of Joondalup Leisure Centre – Craigie, Whitfords Avenue, Craigie Whitford Customer Service Centre, 15 Banks Avenue, Hillarys. Meanwhile, male and female singers of all ages and abilities who would like to take centre stage at this year’s Joondalup Festival have until 29 January to sign up for the City’s 2018 Community Choral project. Under the guidance of accomplished musical director Jangoo Chapkhana and backed by a professional four-piece band, the choir will perform the music of iconic rock band Queen on the opening and closing nights of the 2018 Joondalup Festival. Register online at • •