Around Ararat Today: June 18

Weather:

There will be some morning fog around on your drive to work, but once that clears we should be in for a relatively fine day and a top of 15. If you thought it got cold overnight you are probably right with temperatures between 4 and 8 degrees.

What's on Today:

Today is World Wide Knit in Public Day, so head along to the Ararat Library from 10am to 2pm and join the Ararat Wool and Fibre craft group and join in the 5000 poppies project.

St Mary's Primary School is hosting an information day and school tours from 9am, so head along to see all that the school has to offer. More information on 5352 1796.

Ararat on the Move - Ararat Rural City Council would like to engage with all residents to better understand how to facilitate and encourage more people to participate in walking and cycling. Two Community Sessions will be held today at the Ararat Bowling Club from 12pm-2pm and 6.30pm-8.30pm.

Men’s YMCA round two of finals Bulls v Street Sharks (6pm), Honey Badgers v Blue Duck Allstars (7pm). Under-12 semi finals Brooklyn v Utah (4pm), New York v Seattle (4pm).

Ararat College’s year 10 debating team will look to continue its success in Ballarat.

Coming Up: 

Ararat Musical Comedy Society’s production of The Witches of Eastwick will open on Friday at the Ararat Performing Arts Centre and promises to be a show you won’t forget in a hurry! The cast and orchestra have been rehearsing for five months under director Sue O’Neill and musical director Wally Pope, while a small back stage crew have worked hard behind the scenes to bring the show to life on stage.

The Witches of Eastwick will be staged on Friday June 20 at 8pm, Saturday June 21 at 8pm, Sunday June 22 at 2pm (matinee), Friday June 27 at 8pm and Saturday June 28 at 8pm. Tickets are available at www.trybooking.com or at the Ararat Performing Arts Centre box office on 5352 2181.

Movie of the Week:

22 Jump Street [MA] - Starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. Now showing at the Astor Cinema, running time 100mins.

Pic of the Day:

Michael and Rohan point out the night’s menu for Ararat North’s Our Kitchen Rules, which was held last Tuesday to celebrate the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program.

Michael and Rohan point out the night’s menu for Ararat North’s Our Kitchen Rules, which was held last Tuesday to celebrate the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program.

Trains:

V/Line will be conducting essential night works in Buangor from 8pm-6am each night from June 17 through to June 24. The work includes surfacing and replacing sleepers and ballast. Some delays expected. See V/Line website for further details.

Competition:

Last chance to WIN ONE OF TWO DOUBLE PASSES to see Les Miserables at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne. To be in the running simply fill out your name and contact number on the advertisement in The Ararat Advertiser and return it to our office at 3 Ligar Street, Ararat by 4pm on Friday June 20.

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