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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : October 29 2008
26 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, October 30, 2008 MB Alive To Il Cuore 29 Healthy burgers 28 WHAT'S ON 27 TOP NOSH 28 DINING 29 Fill your Cup day with cheer FIONA BRADY Sayedul Hoque and Tamara Clayton at Wests Ashfield gear up for a big Melbourne Cup lunch. Picture: Phil Blatch ~PP208888 IT'S the race that stops the Inner- West. Tuesday is Melbourne Cup Day and local pubs and clubs are getting gee-ed up for a big day. Wests Ashfield has planned an action-packed day with entertainment, celebrity MCs and giveaways. There's also a fashion parade and ladies pamper room for the style-conscious. Dining options include an Italian Feast at Dolcissimo at Wests or a deluxe seafood buffet at Don Heng King Crab Centre for $60 per person. The TAB is open from 7.30am. Phone 8752 2000 or visit www.westsashfield.com.au At Club Five Dock, punters can enjoy a two-course lunch with tea and coffee for $10 or a bucket of prawns and two drinks for $20. The fun starts from 9am. Phone 9712 2055 or visit www.clubfivedock.com.au At Ashfield Catholic and Community Club, patrons can enjoy a three-course meal, entertainment, raffles and prizes for $26. Phone 9798 6344 or visit www.clubashfield.com.au Burwood RSL has a huge Melbourne Cup Day event. Punters can enjoy all the action on the big screen, complementary morning tea, entertainment, sweeps and a lucky door prize. The $27 ticket includes a two-course meal. Phone 9744 7444 or go to www.burwoodrsl.com.au Pick a nice hat if you're heading to Drummoyne Rowers for Melbourne Cup. The Rowers has prizes for best hat, best tie, best dressed and best couple. There are also raffles, sweeps and a full TAB. Tickets cost $120 and include a 5-course meal, beer, wine and soft drink. Phone 9719 1522 or visit www.therowers.com.au At the Wentworth Hotel, there are plenty of sweeps and prizes as well as all the racing action. Seafood plates with champagne start from $35. Phone 9746 6400 or visit www.thewentworth.com.au Lidcombe Catholic Club is offering a two-course chicken luncheon and glass of champagne for $25 a head. Lots of entertainment on offer. Phone 8745 6100 to book. Not surprisingly Melbourne Cup day is one of the biggest days of the year at Homebush's Horse and Jockey pub. The TAB opens from 8am and there's a sweep, lucky door prizes and meat tray raffles. Tickets cost $25 for a three- course meal including seafood. Phone 9746 6119 to book. To party with the horses, head to Rosehill Gardens. Now showing in a park near you GRAB your blanket and head to Brett Park, Drummoyne on November 8 to watch the movie Hairspray (PG) free on the big screen. The Cinema in the Park event is hosted by Communities for Com- munities and Canada Bay Council. There will also be live music and entertainment and plenty of food and refreshments for sale. Activities start at 6pm and the movie begins at 8.30pm. Phone 9743 1069, or visit www.communitiesfor communities.com.au Pratt sings with Joubert Singers SUMMER Hill music teacher and singer Philip Pratt will join Hunters Hill's Joubert Singers and a chamber orchestra to per- form Gabriel Faure´ 's Requiem in a concert at All Saints Anglican Church, Hunters Hill this Sunday. Pratt sang opera in Europe before arriving in Australia in 1993 where he performed with Opera Queensland. He has been Director of Music at Trinity Gram- mar School since 1998. The con- cert's music director, Rachelle Elliott, is from Newington. Phone 9716 6925.
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