Around Ararat Today: June 25

Weather:

Didn't we have a wild old day yesterday with wind speeds reaching more than 80km/h around town. Today we can expect a cloudy day with scattered showers and a top of 13 degrees.

Movie of the Week:

Rio 2 [G] in 2D & 3D - Blu, Jewel and their three kids are living the perfect domesticated life in the magical city that is Rio de Janeiro. When Jewel decides the kids need to learn to live like real birds, she insists the family venture into the Amazon. Now showing at Ararat's Astor Cinema with a running time of 101 minutes.

Pic of the Day:

Ararat Regional Art Gallery presents 'Drawing on Drysdale', an exhibition of drawings by an icon of 20th century Australian art, Sir Russell Drysdale.

Ararat Regional Art Gallery presents 'Drawing on Drysdale', an exhibition of drawings by an icon of 20th century Australian art, Sir Russell Drysdale.

Quote of the Day:

"I will be training them like one of my athletes." - Ararat running coach Marcus Cooper on his method for the upcoming Ararat Active8 Challenge.

Trains:

Coaches will replace trains between Melbourne and Ballarat from Saturday June 28 to Tuesday July 15. Trains will continue to operate between Ballarat and Ararat/Maryborough. Ballarat trains will no longer stop at North Melbourne station from July 16. 

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