Spring diaries are filling up with plenty of activities in Wingham

CINEMA UNDER THE STARS

Fly away birds: Lacey Hillman is overshadowed by a life-sized scarecrow entry in the Killabakh Day in the Country Scarecrow Competition on September 3.

Fly away birds: Lacey Hillman is overshadowed by a life-sized scarecrow entry in the Killabakh Day in the Country Scarecrow Competition on September 3.

LJ Hooker Wingham presents Cinema Under The Stars on Saturday, September 24, at Wingham Central Park from 6pm. It’s a top free, family friendly event.

Good group: This family of scarecrows caused quite a stir at the Killabakh Day in the Country.

Good group: This family of scarecrows caused quite a stir at the Killabakh Day in the Country.

BIRTHDAYS 

This week we wish Sue Brown, Geoff Lucas, and Izaiya Graham, the happiest of birthdays on Saturday, September 17; Sunday, September 18; and Tuesday, September 20, respectively. 

COMBOYNE SPRING SPECTACULAR

On Sunday, September 25, Comboyne Showground comes alive for a spring spectacular. There’s so much to see with a special art exhibit; floral display; car club capers; Midcoast mower racing; animals; classic motorcycles; historic machinery; poultry; live music; fair rides; face painting; whip cracking; market stalls; food and beverages. Entry is $5 for adults, (under-16 free). Parking is free and all proceeds will aid the community-owned Comboyne Showground and Westpac Rescue Helicopters. See full details at www.comboyneshow.com

FLAT CHAT NEWS

Auction day at Wherrol Flat was great with perfect weather. A big thank you to all our workers and our auctioneers, and to everyone who donated consignment goods. All money goes to the upkeep of our hall. Diary dates – Saturday, October 8, from 8pm - 50/50 dance; Christmas get-together and Santa visit at a date and time to be advised. December 31, from 8pm - New Year’s Eve 50/50 dance. More information closer to the dates.

SCHOOL NEWS

Wingham Brush Public: Diary dates - Wednesday, September 14, Kinder Orientation 9.30am-11am; Thursday 15 - Canteen $5 lunch special - sausage on a bread roll, choice of drink and a special gift. A flyer will be sent home for this lunch order. No usual lunch orders will be taken; Friday 16 - Zone Touch Gala Day; Monday 19 - years 3 and 4 Public Speaking Grand Final; Wednesday 21 - Years 5 and 6 Public Speaking Grand Final; Thursday 22 - Assembly hosted by 2S at 2.15pm; Friday 23 - Brush Has Got Talent; Friday 23 - School Netball Grand Final and last day of Term 3. OCTOBER - Monday 10 - First day of Term 4. 

Wingham Public School: Regional athletics - Hunter Regional Athletics Carnival last Friday - Jake Andrews (100m), Blake Boyd (high jump), Taliyah Scarr (shot put) and Amber Moore (100m) gave it their all in the wet conditions. Amber set a new PB. Wednesday, September 14, sport and debating photos will be taken. The boy’s cricket team need to bring their white trousers, debaters wear your full, formal uniform. Wednesday 21 - kindergarten orientation day; Thursday 22 – P&C Disco; Friday 23 – last day Term 3.

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