Explore Cobram these school holidays

By Cobram Courier

Art Fest

MAC Inc’s fourth Art Fest is on Saturday and Sunday at Cobram Showgrounds.

More than 20 taster workshops are on offer, including screen printing, lead light, pottery, mosaics, painting, drawing and more.

Pick up a booking passport from tourist information centres across Moira Shire, check out Mac Inc Art Fest on Facebook or visit the art display in Cobram.

The Art Fest art display runs until September 29, 10am to 3pm each day at 37 Bank St (formerly Dimmeys), Cobram. Entry is free.

Tocumwal quilt-in

A ‘quilt-in’ is on at Tocumwal aerodrome terminal building on Monday from 9.30am, hosted by the combined Tocumwal sewing groups.

Victorian Quilters Guild president Marie Lee, who also co-ordinates the Very Snuggly Quilt Program, is attending.

The program distributes up to 200 quilts each month to patients at the Royal Children’s Hospital. Please bring your sewing machine and lunch. Morning/afternoon tea provided.

Plenty of jobs for non-sewers. Inquiries to Joan Escott 5874 3897 or Anne Jones 5874 3424.

Little Athletics

Barooga Little Athletics starts Monday and runs every Monday at 4.45pm until December 9 at Barooga Recreation Reserve.

Children between five and 16 welcome, Registration is $100 (Active Kids voucher applicable). For information, phone Marcia on 0427 800 516 or Hazel on 0429 630 026.

Garage sale

Barooga Advancement Group is holding a monster garage sale on Sunday, October 13, from 8am to 2pm.

Registration forms are available from Barooga BP station. For information, phone Jacky on 0428 491 121.

Cobram toy library

Open Saturdays from 10am to 11am during Victorian school terms. At 16 Hay Ave, Cobram, membership is available for as little as $30, with more than 1000 toys to choose from.

Membership available for families, day care providers and not-for-profits. Inquiries to Liz on 0412 605 436.

Rhyme and story time

Rhyme and story time is on every Friday at 10.30am at the Cobram library.

Sessions start with rhymes and songs, followed by stories and then a simple craft.

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers, with their carers, are all welcome to join in.

Musical fun

If you enjoy singing or playing an instrument, then join the Cobram Senior Citizens every Monday at 1.30pm in the clubrooms, Hay Ave, Cobram.

Members enjoy a singalong and a cuppa and a chat afterwards. Do not worry if you cannot sing, it is all about the fun.

Pony club

Cobram and District Pony Club meets on the first and third Sunday of each month.

Volunteers are welcome. For more information phone 0404 391 321.

Free movies

Head along and enjoy free movies at the Barooga library on the second Wednesday of every month, starting at 2pm. All welcome.

Story time

Story time is held at the Barooga library on Wednesdays at 10.30am. All preschoolers and their parents and carers are welcome.

Stories are read and fantastic craft is always created. School holiday programs are held for school-aged children. All free, all fun, all welcome.


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