Around Ararat Today: June 19

Quote of the Day:

"The fact that the community is so concerned about the future of LLEN in the Ararat area means that organisation is valued." - Victorian Minister for Education Martin Dixon. Full story in tomorrow's Ararat Advertiser.

Weather:

Cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 14.


Pic of the Day: Wickliffe/Lake Bolac's Isabel Currenti and Frances Butler from Tatyoon come to grief during the Mininera and District Netball Association match last weekend. Picture: PETER PICKERING

Pic of the Day: Wickliffe/Lake Bolac's Isabel Currenti and Frances Butler from Tatyoon come to grief during the Mininera and District Netball Association match last weekend. Picture: PETER PICKERING

What's on Today:

Free hearing tests will be conducted today at Ararat Chemmart Pharmacy. Bookings are essential by phoning 5352 8900. 

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.

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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