Around Ararat today: May 9

Around Ararat today.

Around Ararat today.

WEATHER:

A top of 15 degrees today, cloudy with solated showers developing from the west this morning. The showers will become patchy rain during the evening. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h.

TRAINS:

Due to V/Line track works, coaches will replace trains between Ballarat and Maryborough from tomorrow, Saturday May 10, to Monday, May 12.

Passengers have been asked to allow an extra 45 minutes for their journey.

What's on today:

Ararat Active City - Tummies & Thighs, 10am, Ararat YMCA

Ararat and District Junior Football - 6pm under lights at Alexandra Oval.

Plenty happening this weekend too...

Stawell's Vet Clinic will be covering emergency calls this weekend for the region - ph 5358 1666

Saturday, 2pm, Alexandra Oval: Ararat Rats look to continue winning run - STORY

Saturday, 2pm, Willaura: Mininera heavyweights go head to head - STORY

Sunday, 9.30am, Richardson Oval: Don your pink and join in on the annual Mother's Day Classic - STORY

Quote of the day:

"I would like to see more of the greater community do it because at the end of the day there's not any one of us who isn't going to be touched by (breast cancer) in some way shape or form, whether it's your mum, your sister, your aunty - it's an epidemic, it's out of control." - Cancer survivor Kelli Holtham-Felini urges Ararat to get involved in Mother's Day Classic.

Pic of the day:

Photo of the day.

Photo of the day.

This year's MDC ambassador Kelli Holtham-Felini, pictured with daughter Annie and dressed in the trademark 'pink' of the classic shares her journey in today's Ararat Advertiser.

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