Plenty on for young and old

The Tatura Guardian - - Community - By De­clan Martin

School hol­i­days are here and Tatura young­sters have al­ready been in ac­tion with Ac­tiv­i­ties in The Park’s Hit and Gig­gle ten­nis held on Wed­nes­day last week.

The Tatura Lawn Ten­nis Club was packed with stu­dents en­joy­ing the use of speed guns, ball ma­chine, fast four and so much more.

Greater Shep­par­ton City Coun­cil’s ac­tiv­i­ties program aims to get peo­ple of all ages out and ac­tive as the warmer months and will be vis­it­ing Tatura through Oc­to­ber.

To­day chil­dren can take part in kite mak­ing at Mer­rigum Recre­ation Re­serve from 10 am to noon.

Tatura Li­brary will be show­ing chil­dren how to cre­ate bal­loon­pow­ered cars and see­ing how fast and how far they can travel from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm, on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 6.

Other free reg­u­lar events sched­uled as a part of Ac­tiv­i­ties in the Park are Tai Chi for Health from 11 am to 12 pm at Tatura Com­mu­nity House Lawn, Casey St, which re­turns to the same venue on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, 20 and 27 at the same time.

Lunchtime Yoga starts 12.15 pm to 1.15 pm on Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 16, at the Tatura Com­mu­nity House Lawn, Casey St, and re­turns to the venue on Oc­to­ber 23 and 30.

Dhur­ringile Recre­ation Re­serve hosts the Grand­slam Tour: ANZ Hot Shots and Car­dio Ten­nis from 4 pm to 5 pm, Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, while Tatura Lawn Ten­nis Club hosts the group from 10.30 am to 11.30 am on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 14.

The de­vel­op­men­tal ten­nis program is for pri­mary school aged chil­dren, with the use of mod­i­fied ten­nis courts, nets, rac­quets and balls.

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