In the papers this week June 10th 2013

Cake Cut To Celebrate Opening

The Margaret River Library was officially opened last Saturday with many people attending the ceremony to celebrate its recent refurbishment. Among those present on the occasion was Training and Workforce Development Minister Terry Redman. Guests enjoyed delectable fresh food and a huge chocolate cake as they mingled. They also took the opportunity to view the newly-installed water feature at the library’s courtyard. To find out more about the library, go to the website

Markets Provide Opportunity To Raise Money For Castle’s Legacy

Ironstone Valley Orchards have decided to donate 100% of their sales from Margaret River Farmers Market on Saturday to Castle’s Legacy. A hamper will also be raffled, with tickets costing $5 each. The hamper will offer local food produce worth more than $150 to be won. The winner will be announced at 11 am on the same day but the holder of the winning ticket doesn’t need to be present. However, they will be required to come back later to collect the prize.

Joey Scouts Group Invites Local Kids

Kids aged 6-8 years are invited to join Joey Scouts Group Margaret River for fun experiences and learning. During the school time, the group meets at the scout hall behind Margaret River skate park on Wednesdays at 4.00 pm. The Joeys are headed by Lynn Jones of Margaret River Scout Group committee, who is known to the kids as Baloo. To find out more, please call Ms Jones at 9757 2256.

Peace Runners Tour Local Schools

Members of the Australian Peace Run toured local schools last Thursday, providing students with an opportunity to see and hold the peace torch. Peace Runners started their run in Canberra on April 26th and after running across Australia for 112 days, will finish on August 15th. With more than one participant on the ground at any one time, the group covers up to 200 kilometres per day. The Peace Runners have toured over 140 nations across the world.

Theatre Group Brings “FourPlay”

The Margaret River Theatre Group’s brand new production, FourPlay, opened at the Margaret River Senior High School auditorium this week with four one-act plays. Featuring 17 cast members, the plays range between 10 to 40 minutes, covering drama, comedy, classic, contemporary as well as an original work by local Yasaman Mohammadi. FourPlay runs from 7.30 pm on June 12-14. Ticket is $15 and can be purchased by calling 0438 259 644 or visiting www.margaretriver theatregroup.com.au.

Jakarta To Get A Taste Of South West

Jakarta this month will get a taste of the South West when a wine and food festival takes place in Indonesia’s capital as part of initiatives to boost trade and promote this region as a tourism hub. Organised by the WA Trade Office, South West Development Commission and TradeStart, the Culinary Journeys of Western Australia festival will feature gourmet dinners, wine tastings as well as a farmers’ market to entice the public and hospitality industry buyers in Indonesia.

About Benji

I am married and live on a farm near Margaret River with my wife, daughter and son. I set up The Margaret River Guide to assist people coming to Margaret River Western Australia to easily find what they are looking for. I also wanted to allow people to find activities they did not know about and to be able to openly comment on/ review businesses.

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