Khyrin Martin-Walker and Annalyse Dwyer get into some reading around the totems at the Gummyaney Aboriginal Preschool NAIDOC day.
Khyrin Martin-Walker and Annalyse Dwyer get into some reading around the totems at the Gummyaney Aboriginal Preschool NAIDOC day. Adam Hourigan

What’s on for Naidoc Week

Community Day

WHEN: Wednesday, July 6 from 10am to 3pm

WHERE: Wherrett Park Maclean

DETAILS: Come and celebrate Naidoc Week in Maclean at Wherrett Park with a free barbecue lunch, elders tent, face painting, dancing, information stalls, kid's activities and more. Transport from Yamba will be dependent on numbers. Contact Birrigan Gargle on 6646 1664 for more details.

Naidoc Family Funday

WHEN: Thursday July 7, 10am to 2pm

WHERE: Grafton Showground

DETAILS: The National Naidoc Committee encourages all Australians to explore and celebrate how, through Songlines, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people remain connected to country and have been able to maintain and share sacred stories and ceremonies for tens of thousands of years. The funday will feature a fashion parade, art competition, traditional games and language demonstrations.

Terry Randall Golf Day and awards and entertainment night

WHEN: Friday, July 8

WHERE: Golf at Maclean Golf Club with a 9.30am shotgun start, awards night at Maclean RSL from 6pm to 10pm

DETAILS: Come for a round of golf this Naidoc Week. Cost is $20 per person for 9 hole, three person ambrose event with great prizes on offer and a free steak sandwich. Contact Trevor Kapeen on 0422 403 524 for more information.

Members of the Lower Clarence community will be presented with awards in a number of different categories at the Maclean RSL in the evening. Entry is $10 for over 18's, with nibbles to be provided as well as entertainment from Johnny Huckle until 10pm. For more information contact Kerri McLeay on 0418 989 842.

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