Good Fri­day, March 30, 2018

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8.30am & 10am – Sta­tions of the Cross

Not for­get­ting the rea­son Easter is cel­e­brated in Aus­tralia, St Brigid’s will be lead­ing a pub­lic Sta­tions of the Cross at 10am on Mugga Hill on the Dune­doo Road. Pil­grims will leave St Brigid’s car park at 8.30am, though you can also walk from your home to Mugga Hill.

8.30am to 4pm, daily – Taronga West­ern Plains Zoo’s African Lion Pride Lands

Do the roar! This new ex­hibit opens this week­end.

The 3.8-hectare precinct con­sists of two ex­hibits and the vis­i­tor area is replica African Maa­sai vil­lage set­ting with views across to the li­ons in their sa­van­nah habi­tat, in­clud­ing an un­in­ter­rupted floor to ceil­ing glass out­look. In Time” at Read­ing Cine­mas

4pm – IWRA Lake Bur­ren­dong Clas­sic

There’s some­thing fishy go­ing on here. Whether you’re eat­ing fish on Good Fri­day or you just crave crowds, ex­cite­ment, camp­ing and fish­ing, you’ll be at the not for profit In­land Wa­ter­ways Re­ju­ve­na­tion As­so­ci­a­tion Lake Bur­ren­dong Clas­sic.

Last year’s event at­tracted 1305 com­peti­tors from as far as New Zealand; 3000 peo­ple camped and 108 busi­nesses gave spon­sor­ship sup­port with over $50,000 in prizes.

It’s a fam­ily event so bring a line for the lit­tle tykes.

The three-day event from Fri­day to Sun­day is run by vol­un­teers and 100 per cent of pro­ceeds go into mak­ing the in­land wa­ter­ways health­ier. If you’re just go­ing for a day drive and a stick-beak, en­try into the Lake Bur­ren­dong State Park is $12 per ve­hi­cle.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.iwra.

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