WHAT’S ON CALENDAR
February 28: Movie Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity Australia. Sophie Schapiro is volunteering in Nepal in April, as part of the Earthquake Reconstruction Project building new home for women. What Men Want will be a movie fundraiser for the trip. Screening at 7:15pm on February 28. Nibble and drinks from 6:30. Tickets $25 each. Tickets available at Wallaby Ritz.
February 28: Mansfield Family History Group meeting at the Mansfield Library, 3.30pm. All welcome. Phone: 5775 1659 for more information.
February 28: Vintage Emporium night market, complete with live music. Bring your friends along to this eclectic mix of almost 50 stalls. Food traders on site. From 5pm. Family friendly. Wine bar. Head to www.vintagetradersemporium.com.au
March 1: World Day of Prayer. A World Day of Prayer service will be held at 11 am at St John’s Anglican Church. It will be followed by a light lunch in the hall behind the church. The theme of the day is ‘come, everything is ready’.
March 3: Shakespeare in the Vines, from 5pm. The Essential Theatre company is back to perform A Midsummers Night’s Dream at the Delatite Winery. $50 for adults. $20 for kids, under 12 free. Pizza and platters available on the night. Pre booking is recommended. www.delatitewinery.com.au/ events.
March 3: Mansfield Hospital Auxiliary Charity Golf Day. 8am for a 9am shotgun start. Win a Martins Garage car with a hole in one on the 9th hole. 18 hole, three person modified Ambrose game. $65 per person includes 2 course lunch. Bookings by Feb 25 to Sue Parsons 0427 764 250, or Val Doyle 0407 877 102.
March 4: U3A Meeting - Mansfield Library (back door) 10am-12pm. Learning in retirement. New members welcome. Join us for morning tea followed by a presentation on ‘Endangered Animal Species’. For more information phone Trish 0437 357 829.
March 5: The Uniting Church is once again holding their annual Pancake Day, kicking off at 10am and running until 1pm. Held in the Uniting Church Hall, there will be two pancakes on a plate, with three topping options, for $5. Funds raised got to support some of our communities most vulnerable and marginalised people across Victoria and Tasmania.
March 8: Mansfield Producers Twilight and Artisans Market. Held at the Botanic Park from 5pm, bring along a picnic rug and chairs and enjoy fine foods, beverages and music in a family-friendly atmosphere. If you are interested in attending as a stallholder or would like further information, please contact Danni Schneider on 0414 690 479 or [email protected]fieldproducers.org.au.
March 9: Merrijig Rodeo. Get along for a bucking good time at the Merrijig Rodeo, held at McCormack Park. Slack events start mid-afternoon, with the main action kicking off under lights around 6pm. Food and drinks are available on site, as is side show entertainment. Camping is also available on site.
March 10: Picnic in the Park. Celebrate the Labour Day Weekend with the gourmet food and wine festival held at Mirimbah Park, at the base of Mt Buller. A number of local food and wine producers will tempt you with their beautiful High Country produce, while you relax on the grass and enjoy the live music and entertainment. Go to the Mt Buller website for more details.