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Unique Car Cavalcade
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Mr. Yakerboo's Birthday
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Yakkerboo Art Show
Wow! There’s over 100 different artists exhibiting and a record number of entries in this year’s Yakkerboo Art Show this weekend! Make sure you come along. You do need a ticket for the opening on Friday night, but the rest of the weekend is only $2 entry!
Art show enquiries: Bronwyn ph: 5941 4478 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget, the Art Show is this weekend coming! Friday night opening you must have a ticket, and entry for the weekend is a tiny $2 (or $5 with a devonshire tea).
PARADE ENTRY PRIZES
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL INVOLVED
Champion Float: Bayles Regional Primary School Best School Float Pakenham Consolidated School Best Kindergarten Beaconsfield Kindergarten Best Community Entry Cardinia Autism Online Support Most Entertaining Entry Koo Wee Rup Scouts Group & District Best Dedicated to Theme Entry Lotus Calisthenics Entry with Most Appeal to Children Homegarth Kindergarten Best Unique Vehicle Cavalcade 1930 A Model Roadster (Paul Stone)
Koo Wee Rup Secondary College Band
Officer Primary School
Girl Guides Pakenham
Pakenham Childcare on McGregor
Pakenham Heights Kindergarten
COLOURING COMPETITION RESULTS SCHOOL AGE Winner – Rowan Carman Runner up -Ayden Turner
PRE SCHOOL Winner – Joel Turner Runner up – Addison Tucker
COLES AWARDS FOR BEST 3 FLOATS 1st – $300 Bayles Primary School 2nd – $200 Pakenham Kindergarten 3rd – $100 Cardinia Primary School
well done and Thank You Coles
BIKE RAFFLE WINNERS Girl’s bike – Emma Cane Boy’s Bike – Jodi Watt
MAIN RAFFLE WINNERS 1st – The Outdoor Pack- Anna Madden 2nd – Pamper Pack – C. Kennedy 3rd – Foosball Table – Amanda 4th – Photography Voucher – Josh Born 5th – 2 Gold Class Tickets and a Microwave – Andrea Davies
What a fantastic day!
WHO HAD FUN?
I hope you all did, we ignored the overcast forecast and asked instead for blue skies, and we got them! Fantastic crowds, best parade I think I’ve ever seen. All in all a great day!
- from the President
The secretary has a list of all winners from the parade, cavalcade and raffle, and we will get them up here as soon as is possible.
*** PARADE ENTRY REMINDER *** ***CORRECTION ***
All entries need to be at the King St entrance of the racecourse and ready for judging at 10.30am. If it takes an hour to set up, then be there at 9.30, if 30mins to set up, then get there at 10am. PLEASE ENTER VIA RACECOURSE RD. DO NOT enter via King St!
Summary of Events
A brief summary of what’s happening THIS WEEKEND! Get on down to Yakkerboo!
Saturday night: carnival in Bourke Park in Station St from dusk till they pull the plug, usually around 10. *PLEASE NOTE – TONIGHT ONLY – RIDES AT CARNIVAL PRICES * The Fireworks can also be seen from Bourke Park (OPPOSITE THE STATION) and will start at 9.
Sunday 21st April the Cavalcade of unique vehicles starts at the library/hall and goes along John St and kicks off at 10.45 so best you be there for a good spot at 10.30.
Following this the Parade starts at the Racecourse and makes its way to John St, being the best vantage point.
Once the parade is over there is a market in Main St between the 2 roundabouts, and down into Station St – the carnival is in Bourke Park with all the rides FREE. For little kids there is the Punch N Judy show, animal nursery, we give away cordial, Yakkerboo birthday cake, and icy poles during the day at the stage in the park. The carnival and family fun goes till about 4pm
Colouring Competition 2013
In keeping with the Australiana Theme, here’s a picture for the kids to colour. Simply right-click and Save As, then open the saved file to print When it’s all coloured in, just send it in to the Yakkerboo Committee secretary, Joan Vogels, at P.O. Box 146, Pakenham, 3810.
…is the theme for the 2013 Yakkerboo Festival, to be held on the weekend of the 20th and 21st of April 2013. This year’s entry forms are now up on the website, and things are moving along rather quickly. It’s going to be another funtastic year for Yakkerboo!
The Annual General Meeting for the Yakkerboo Festival Committee is just around the corner.
Where: LLINC – 6B Henry Street, Pakenham
When: 7pm, Wednesday, 22nd August
Help be a part of creating the 2013 Festival magic!
Sun, Stalls, Floats and a whole lot of fun
Not only were there record crowds, a record number of parade entries, a record number of market stalls but there was a whole HEAP of fun. Video clips from the parade are being added to the YouTube channel over the next few days, so keep an eye on that, and there are loads of photos going up on Facebook.
Thank you to EVERYONE who came along last night and today, and don’t forget, the Yakkerboo Art Show is on next weekend! Let’s make that a fantastic event as well!