Starting from 10am on Friday at the Library
Story Time is all about books and reading, with Griffith City Library hosting the event each Friday. Story Time is followed by arts and crafts and is suitable for children aged two to five years old.
Weekend nightlight around the city
The Coro Club hosts Cherry Bomb from 7.30pm on Friday. Lolohea Brothers will entertain guests at the Southside Leagues Club's Alpen Terrace from 8.30pm on Friday, which will be followed by Trouserpants at 8.30pm on Saturday. DJ Bones and Rosario will hit the decks at the Area Hotel from 10pm on Saturday. Sunday sessions start at the Southside Leagues Club from 2.30pm with DJ Vize-Verza performing.
AUSTRALIA DAY CIVIC CELEBRATIONS
Celebrate Griffith's and the nation's spirits and values on Sunday
Celebrations begin at 7.30am on Sunday with the band Stickie Fingers performing at Pioneer Park, before bush poet Stuart Clarke takes over. Breakfast is served at 8am. The event then shifts to Woodside Hall at Griffith Showgrounds where new citizens will be welcomed and the contribution of residents to our community will be recognised from 9.30am. From 10am, there will be free entry to the Griffith Regional Aquatic Centre until 5pm.
AUSTRALIA DAY FUNCTIONS
If you're not off to a barbecue these venues are putting on Australia Day events on Sunday
Yenda Diggers Club are holding a barbecue lunch with the classic steak sandwich and salad plus $5 schooners. Kids eat free. It all starts from 11am. The Hotel Victoria is hosting Australia Day trivia from 3.30pm, entry is $5 which will go to the NSW RFS, everyone is welcome with team sizes capped at 10. Register your interest by calling 6962 1299. The Southside Leagues Club will be hosting a charity sausage sizzle from 2pm on Sunday, with funds to be donated to the NSW RFS. The Hanwood Rural Fire Brigade will be raising funds at the Southside Club on Saturday and Sunday between 12pm and 2pm.
Griffith Regional Gallery's 2020 season and first exhibition, opens on Friday
The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award, Grafton's premiere art prize, has opened for exhibition at Griffith Regional Gallery. The biennel art prize features drawings covering hyper-realism to expressive and poetic imagery. The JADA will be on exhibition until February 16.
Ever wanted to enjoy the heritage vintage experience?
If you've ever wanted to see how wine has traditionally been made from picking the fruit to stomping the grapes, now's the season for it. Bella Vita Tours is running farm tours where people can make their own grape juice on Tuesdays and Saturdays from now until March. Contact Bella Vita Tours for more information.
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