Peter Robinson gets a bit sidetracked while collecting books for the Rotary Book Sale to be held at the Grafton Community Centre. Photo: Adam Hourigan
Peter Robinson gets a bit sidetracked while collecting books for the Rotary Book Sale to be held at the Grafton Community Centre. Photo: Adam Hourigan

What's on this weekend in the Clarence Valley

Things to do this weekend in the Clarence Valley:

 

WHAT: Jacaranda Festival Markets

WHEN: Sunday, 8am-3pm

WHERE: Market Square, Grafton

DETAILS: May Madness Market Day is here - check out some great produce and crafty goodies by local people, plus stacks of great clothes, toys and more. Funds raised go towards the Jacaranda Festival.

 

WHAT: The Clarence River District Caged Bird Club Annual Show

WHEN: Sunday 10.30am-2pm

WHERE: Grafton Showground

DETAILS: Birds also for sale.

 

WHAT: Iluka Old-Time and New Vogue Dance Group

WHEN: Sunday from 1-5pm

WHERE: Iluka Bowling Club

DETAILS: Cost is $5 with afternoon tea provided.

For details phone Anne on 6646.5136 or 0419.664.977.

 

WHAT: Lanbruk's Gunyah

WHEN: Sunday 10am-3pm

WHERE: 423 Carrs Peninsula Rd Carrs Peninsula, Junction Hill

DETAILS: Entry to museum, farm animals, olive tastings $5 a person. Under 12 yrs free.

 

WHAT: Book sale

WHEN: Saturday, 8.30am-1pm

WHERE: Grafton Community Centre 59 Duke St in Grafton

DETAILS: Sponsored by Rotary Clubs of Grafton Midday and Grafton. The overall aim is to encourage reading as a part of broader Rotary literacy programs, as well as to raise funds for the CVC library service and worthwhile Rotary projects.

 

WHAT: Swing Dance Class and Supper

WHEN: Friday, May 29

WHERE: RSL Hall, Church St, Yamba

Details: Join the latest dance craze learning the styles from the 20's, 30's and 40's! Supper is available for purchase. Beginners class at 6pm, Improvers class at 7pm. Cost is  $15 or $25 for two. Bookings: www.fortheloveofdance.com.au Contact: Erica ph. 0413 137 736

 

WHAT: Monthly ride for Clarence Valley Trail Riders

WHEN: 31st May, starts 8:30am

WHERE: Bom Bom State Forest enter from second car park on boundary road

DETAILS: Enquires Lyn Sheppard 6643 1174 or 0400 138 909

 

WHAT: Grand Opening of BP South Grafton

WHEN: Saturday 6am - 4:30pm

WHERE: Iolanthe Street, South Grafton

DETAILS: Come and celebrate the grand opening of the new BP South Grafton. $800 worth of fuel cards to be won, heaps of giveaways, $5 classic quarters from Red Rooster, Mat Rogers will be signing autographs at Anytime Fitness, pump attendants to fill up your cars, NSW Rural Fire Service Category 1 Response Truck and Face Painter for the Kids. So come along with the family and have a fun day out. 



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