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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : March 25th 2009
14 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, March 26, 2009 MB 1a Marlborough Street, Drummoyne NSW 2047 Tel 9911 6555 Fax 9911 6550 www.canadabay.nsw.gov.au INFORMATION FROM YOUR COUNCIL Don't forget this Sunday is Council's very rst Bay Day - a brand new event celebrating the history and culture of tea with entertainment and activities for whole family. Come along to McIlwaine Park, Rhodes at 12-4pm. Don't miss it! A protest rally against the Victoria Road upgrade proposal (including duplication of the Iron Cove Bridge) is also being held this Sunday, 29 March. The rally will start in King George Park, Rozelle at 10am and will go to Brett Park, Drummoyne. I encourage the Canada Bay community to show their support and take part in the rally. For further information visit www.nonewbridge. com.au. National Youth Week takes place from 28 March to 5 April and Council has a fantastic program on offer for the local community. For further information contact Council on 9911 6555, pick up a copy of the latest issue of Bayside Brief or visit www.youthweek.nsw.gov.au or Council's website. Foundations of Community Breakfasts feature Australians investing their business skills into social ventures that bene t people and communities. Come along on Tuesday, 31 March, 7.15 to 8.45am at Sanders Waterfront Restaurant, Cabarita and be inspired by guest speaker Rob Mclean. Tickets cost $35 per person. To reserve your place contact Council's Economic Development team on 9911 6524 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mayor Angelo Tsirekas City of Canada Bay Mayor's message City of Canada Bay's new event, Bay Day is on this Sunday, 29 March from 12- 4pm at McIlwaine Park, Rhodes. A free festival for the whole family, Bay Day celebrates the history of tea in Canada Bay and the wonderful way it brings together culture and tradition. Entertainment starts at 12pm and continues throughout the day. Bay Day will feature a range of entertaintment from traditional Chinese Lion Dancing to everyone's favourite koala - Blinky Bill! Come and join our very special guest in an Australian billabong, singing terri c bush tunes, dancing and having lots of fun. There will also be tea tasting and delicious tea inspired food to try. Why not take a stroll in the tea gardens or browse the market stalls. Plus there will be more fun and activities for the kids at the Little Tea Party. McIlwaine Park is easily accessible from Concord Road (enter via Mary Street) with free parking, however Council encourages you to walk, cycle or use public transport to travel to Bay Day. McIlwaine Park is located opposite Rhodes train station. For service information and to plan your journey call 131500 or visit www.131500. com.au. Bay Day is proudly sponsored by Mirvac and supported by Cleanaway and Five Dock Leisure Centre. Sip and celebrate at Bay Day! Bay Day highlights 12pm Lion Dance 12.10pm Blinky Bill arrives 12.50pm Viva Band entertains 12.50pm Alice in Wonderland story time 1.00pm Tea Ceremony 1.20pm Of cial Welcome 1.40pm Bakelite Dance Band 2.00pm Story time returns 2.20pm Charleston Competition 2.35pm Blinky Bill back on stage 3.00pm Tea Ceremony 3.15pm Bakelite Dance Band Plus roving entertainers will perform throughout the day. National Youth Week 2009 takes place from 28 March to 5 April. Thousands of young people across Australia get involved in Youth Week each year and Council has a fantastic program on offer for the local community. Events are open to all young people aged 12 to 24 years living, working or going to school in the Inner West. Some of the fantastic activities available include; Intergenerational Fashion Exhibition What Would Your Mother Say! Exhibition opening at Concord Library Saturday, 28 March 2-4pm Exhibition continues through April during library hours Emerge Band Comp at The Annandale Hotel Sunday, 29 March Doors open at 12pm Chatroom by Edna Walsh Friday, 3 and Saturday, 4 April 8pm at Leichhardt Town Hall Emerge Skate Festival Sunday, 5 April 10am-4pm DJ Gardens, Summer Hill For further information on these and other youth week activites phone or visit Council's website or visit www.youthweek.com. Earth Hour will be held on Saturday, 28 March. City of Canada Bay is committed to Earth Hour and will be switching off the lights at 8.30pm for one hour and we encourage our community to join in and switch off their lights on 28 March. Earth Hour is a chance to come together and support an important cause. City of Canada Bay is committed to looking after our environment and over the past 10 years, Council has been involved in a number of energy ef cient and conservation measures such as the introduction of energy ef cient of ce equipment, community workshops and events, green purchasing, a residential energy audit and uorescent globe giveaways. For more information about Earth Hour visit www.voteearth2009.org. Earth Hour Bay Day Youth Week
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