Trick or treat fun in Jer­ilderie

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS - Judy Ryan

Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 31 is go­ing to be a busy night.

Jer­ilderie’s young­sters will be dress­ing up in Hal­loween gear, and trick­ing and treat­ing around town. Those tak­ing part are to regis­ter at the Sports Club at 4pm sharp.

The night is or­gan­ised by the Jer­ilderie Arts and Tal­ents So­ci­ety (JATS).

There will be prizes for best dressed in cat­e­gories of Pre-school, K/1/2, 3/4 and 5/6, plus best dressed par­ent.

If you would like to be vis­ited by the par­tic­i­pants at your place, please regis­ter with Kylie on 0400 319 084.

Sym­pa­thy is ex­tended to Ann McDougall and sons Alistair, An­drew and James and their fam­i­lies fol­low­ing the re­cent death of Ron McDougall in Al­bury.

Ann and Ron owned ‘The Frontage’ on Jer­ilderie’s Yanco Creek for many years.

They moved to a prop­erty at Ade­long, be­fore re­tir­ing to Al­bury some years ago.

Ron was cre­mated in a pri­vate cer­e­mony.

If you would like to spend an en­joy­able cou­ple of hours with like minded peo­ple today, why not go along this af­ter­noon for the free show­ing of The Cup, at the Monash room at the li­brary.

The film starts at 1pm. It might be an idea to take a sup­ply of tis­sues.

The an­nual Jer­ilderie Flower Show is on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 28, in the Civic Hall, with of­fi­cial open­ing at 2pm.

En­try for ex­hibits opens at 8.30am. Sched­ules are avail­able from IGA and the newsagency.

Ad­mis­sion to the hall will be $2, with lunch $15, and af­ter­noon tea $5.

Be­tween 9am and 1pm you will be able to have knives, scis­sors, clip­per blades, and tools sharp­ened, keys cut, and watch bat­ter­ies and watch bands fixed.

There will be a work­shop on or­ganic re­cy­cling from 10.30am to noon be­hind the Civic Hall, in Pow­ell St. This will be run by the ABC Ra­dio gar­den­ing ex­pert, Ricky Smith.

Tidy Towns gar­den judg­ing will be this Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 23. Judges will meet at the Tidy Towns of­fice at Luke Park at 1pm.

Cat­e­gories are: best new gar­den, most colour­ful, best busi­ness, best govern­ment, best back­yard, best over­all, and en­cour­age­ment.

Awards will be pre­sented at the flower show on Oc­to­ber 28.

Fri­day night ten­nis com­mences this Fri­day with a ju­nior clinic at 5.30pm and adult so­cial ten­nis from 7pm. Con­tact Roz 0427 861 772.

Jer­ilderie Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary held its last Blumes Fash­ion show­ing for the year last Thurs­day, at­tended by a small group of lo­cal women.

The lucky win­ner of the door prize and the raf­fle was Betty Sweeney.

The next Blumes day will be in May next year.

The Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary will hold its Oc­to­ber meet­ing next Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 27, at 2pm, in the meet­ing room at the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

New mem­bers will be made most welcome. There will be one more Aux­il­iary meet­ing, in No­vem­ber, be­fore tak­ing a break for the Christ­mas/New Year pe­riod.

A lit­tle bird let us know a well known and well re­spected lo­cal cou­ple cel­e­brated their 60th wed­ding an­niver­sary on Oc­to­ber 6 with a fam­ily din­ner.

Be­lated con­grat­u­la­tions to the mod­est pair, who didn’t want any fuss made — we couldn’t just let it pass un-her­alded.

Five chil­dren from St Joseph’s Catholic School re­ceived the Sacra­ment of Con­fir­ma­tion on Sat­ur­day even­ing, dur­ing the 6pm Mass.

Fr Blaise Kureck con­firmed Ben An­thony, Brigit Hamil­ton, Emma Hamil­ton, Mia Neessen, So­phie Roe and El­loise Rowe.

The Mass was at­tended by fam­i­lies, friends, and parish­ioners.

Jer­ilderie Lions Club’s 2016 Mel­bourne Cup Cal­cutta tickets will be made avail­able through­out town this week.

It will be drawn at the Jer­ilderie Sports Club on Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 31. Lions will also be sell­ing tickets out­side IGA on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 28, and Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 30.

For fur­ther de­tails, con­tact Paul Ryan, Ray Bright, or Richard Wright.

A num­ber of lo­cal, and former lo­cal peo­ple, were among the 100 guests who at­tended the wed­ding of Sarah Ket­tlewell and Ryan McNa­mara in Dayles­ford on Sat­ur­day.

Sarah is the daugh­ter of Car­olyn and Michael Ket­tlewell, for­merly of ‘Broad­field’, Jer­ilderie.

The beautiful wed­ding was held at Sault Re­cep­tion Cen­tre, Dayles­ford. The young cou­ple will live in Mel­bourne.

Apolo­gies to those whose news items didn’t make it into the Just Jer­ilderie col­umn last week. We were flooded out.

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