Trick or treaters to hit the streets
Young witches and warlocks, under the supervision of more senior members of their coven, will be tricking and treating around town on Monday evening for Halloween. Those taking part are to register at the Sports Club at 4pm sharp.
There will be prizes for best dressed children in four age groups, and one for the best dressed parent.
If you are happy to be visited by the trick or treaters at your home, please register with Kylie on 0400 319 084.
The night has been organised by the Jerilderie Arts and Talents Society.
The annual Jerilderie Flower Show is on this Friday, in the Civic Hall.
Entry for exhibits opens at 8.30am and the official opening is at 2pm.
There will be items to entertain you from the pre-schoolers and primary schools stu- John & Mena Shawky dents, and lots of stalls to give you ideas for Christmas presents.
Admission to the hall will be $2, with lunch for $15, and afternoon tea for $5.
Roses and other blooms are in abundance, so there should be some magnificent floral displays.
Schedules are available at IGA and the newsagency.
Get some tips for recycling from the ABC radio gardening expert from 10.30am to noon, and bring along those blunt knives and scissors to get them sharpened by Gordon Myers between 9am and 1pm.
The Hospital Auxiliary will hold its October meeting tomorrow at 2pm, in the meeting room at the Community Centre. New members will be made most welcome.
Jerilderie Lions Club will be hosting the 2016 Melbourne Cup Calcutta at the Jerilde- rie Sports Club on Monday, October 31, starting at 7pm sharp.
Lions will be selling tickets outside IGA this Friday and Sunday. For further details, contact Paul Ryan, Ray Bright, or Richard Wright.
Both schools have been having fun doing recent workshops with the EnvironMentors, learning about recycling and looking after their own environment.
The Jerilderie Pre-school olive oil fundraiser is still on.
Bottles of locally grown and produced olive oil are available for $12.
The colourful labels cleverly incorporate the finger prints of all the children currently attending the pre-school.
Contact either of the schools or the preschool if you would like more information.
Sympathy is extended to June Scammell and her family following the death of June’s sister in Melbourne on Sunday.
A group of parishioners from St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Jerilderie, attended the 40th anniversary celebrations of Father John McGrath’s Ordination to the Priesthood in Berrigan on Sunday.
They joined with McGrath family members, people from Berrigan and other parishes in which Father John has served, or is now serving, and other ministers of religion.
Mass at 11am in St Columba’s Church was followed by a pleasant lunch in the Berrigan Memorial Hall. Warmatta Street, FInley. Ph 5883 1221