Anzac Day services and events across Clarence
FRIDAY, APRIL 24
8am: Service commencing at the Copmanhurst Cenotaph.
8.15am: Commencement of the Centenary of Anzac Light Horse Enlistment Re-enactment. Horse ride from the Rest Point Hotel.
Contact: Hon Secretary Denis Benfield on 0412 410 474
ANZAC LIGHT HORSE ENLISTMENT RE-ENACTMENT HORSE RIDE
The Centenary of Anzac Light Horse Enlistment Re-enactment Horse Ride will depart from the Rest Point Hotel, Copmanhurst at approximately 8.15am, via Clarence Way and Junction Hill to the Grafton Showground, arriving approximately 3pm.
ANZAC DAY - SATURDAY, APRIL 25
5.45am: Assemble outside Council Chambers for march to Memorial Park.
6am: Dawn Service at Grafton Memorial Park. Followed by Gunfire breakfast at Grafton District Services Club ($10 donation).
9.30am: All organisations and individuals are invited to take part in the procession and should assemble in Prince St (Market Square) for march to Memorial Park. The march will include participants of the Anzac Light Horse Enlistment Re-enactment Horse Ride.
10am: Civic commemoration at Cenotaph, Memorial Park. Followed by lunch at Grafton District Services Club ($15 donation)
Contact: Hon Secretary Denis Benfield on 0412 410 474.
5.05am: Assemble at New School of Arts in Spring St, South Grafton for march.
5.15am: Dawn Service at Cenotaph - Lane Blvd.
6.30am: Gunfire breakfast at South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club.
11.45am: Members of the Returned Services League and all organisations and individuals are invited to take part in the procession and march from the New School of Arts in Spring St, South Grafton.
Noon: Commemoration service at the Cenotaph, Blvd.
1pm: Lunch at South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club.
Contact: Hon Secretary Ron Ritchie on 0402 339 590.
5.30am: Dawn vigil at Cenotaph (in the event of rain Maclean Services Club verandah) followed by gunfire breakfast at the Maclean Services Club.
10am: Assemble at SPAR and march from 10.30am.
11am: Morning service at Cenotaph.
12.30pm: Lunch at the Maclean Services Club.
Contact: Rev Des Scotcher on 6645 2756 or 0432 932 950.
CHATSWORTH / ILUKA
6am: Dawn Service at Memorial, Charles St, Iluka. Barbecue breakfast and refreshments at Iluka Hall (next to Memorial).
10.30am: Assemble at Iluka School for march to Memorial.
11am: Remembrance and wreath laying service.
Noon: Lunch at Iluka Bowling Club.
Contact: Brian Thomas 0411 393 730.
5.30am: Dawn service at Cenotaph.
6.30am: Breakfast at Wooli Bowling and Recreation Club.
10.45am: Assemble at Wooli Bowling and Recreation Club for march.
11am: Service at the Cenotaph. Followed by lunch for ex service personnel and partners at the Wooli Bowling and Recreation Club.
Contact: Peter Curtis 6649 7823.
5am: Dawn Service at the Yamba Cenotaph.
9.30am: Assemble in Clarence St opposite Star of the Sea Convent for march to Cenotaph.
10am: Service at the Cenotaph.
Contact: John Wade on 0403 432 003.
10.30am: Muster for march commencing at 10.45am from Rural Fire Service car park.
11am: Commemoration service in Memorial Park.
Contact: Secretary Steve Davis 6644 5361.
5.30am: Assemble at Lawrence Hall for march to Memorial Park for dawn service.
5.15am: Assemble at Tullymorgan School.
5.30am: Dawn Service at Tullymorgan School followed by gunfire breakfast (gold coin donation).
Contact: Sue Searles on 0408 408 749.
5am: Assemble at Harwood Hall.
5.30am: Dawn Service at Harwood Cenotaph (in event of rain Harwood Hall). Followed by BBQ breakfast (gold coin donation please) and music. All Day Heritage Display in Hall - dawn till dusk. Refreshments available.
Contact: Alan Brasen 0499 108 851.
3pm: Commemoration of Anzac Service at Lower Southgate War Memorial (Clarence Valley's first War Memorial) followed by afternoon tea.
Contact: Pauline Glasser 6647 6454.