THE concrete wall alongside the drive-through at the Grand Hotel Warrandyte may be looking a bit bare at the moment, but it won’t be for much longer when a grand design appears there in the near future.
All budding artists in Warrandyte are invited to design a mural to be painted on the wall, with prizes offered to the best five designs and a major prize for the winning entry.
Entries for the competition will close on March 10 and winners will be announced on stage at the Warrandyte Festival on Saturday March 21.
See more details in the advertisement on Page 28 and entry forms and conditions are available at www.warrandytediary.com.au and from www.grandhotelwarrandyte.com.au
FIVE FOR FRIDAY …
It’s the long weekend! Loads on, cafes a hive of activity, go for a walk along our beautiful river, barbecues and, of course, there’s always something going on at our Grand Hotel Warrandyte
whether it be sport on the big screen, entertainment, cold beer, tasty wines and great food!
2. Australia Day is Monday and Manningham City Council has some fun for everyone at MC2. Head there at 7pm Monday for free face painting, a sausage sizzle, magic show, family movie and lots more! Details: www.manningham.vic.gov.au/australiaday
3. We love our Warrandyte Community Bank Branch and we can thank the Bendigo Bank for its excellent scholarship program which has helped so many people in our community. So if you have your Uni offer and not sure how you’re going to afford it, apply right now – APPLICATIONS CLOSE TODAY – at bit.ly/benscholarship
4. Yes, it’s still cricket season, but it’s also time to register for the 2015 footy season so the Warrandyte Junior Football Club is putting out the registration call. You can do this online from here www.warrandytejfc.org/REGISTRATION.
And while you’re at it, mark down in your diary Feb 8 (rego and meet the coach day) and Feb 22nd (season launch at Clifford Park). GO BLOODS!!!
5. The Diary is back (Feb 8) so if you’re a local business don’t forget to get your 2015 ad bookings in by no later than next Friday (Jan 30) and be a part of the first bumper edition of the year! It coincides with our excellent new website rolling out next week – great paper, great website, great social media integration and cheap rates. We look after our businesses who advertise with us, so give us a call – 9844 0555 – and find out how it can work for you and why so many other businesses have flocked to the Diary, the current CNAV ‘Newspaper of the Year’, in the past 12 months – it’s the people’s newspaper. Everyone reads the Diary!
Thanks to our readers, the Warrandyte Diary is making its way to all corners of the globe, including the Middle East, Asia, the United States. Here are some of our favourites!
Video highlights of one of Warrandyte’s most festive celebrations of the year, Carols by Candelight 2014
The successful Fireball event in October raised thousands of dollars for the local CFA groups