Trick or treat fun in Jerilderie
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.