Mayor’s Col­umn – Hon. Al­bert Jacob JP

Joondalup Weekender - - News -

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 • •

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