Maffra Mardi Gras fun for the family

THE Rotary Club of Maffra Mardi Gras will take place on Saturday, March 16 from 3pm.

During the afternoon there will be a street festival with entertainment, carnival rides, market and food stalls along Johnson St.

From 6pm, there shall be music by the Nigella’s and from 7pm the street parade down Johnson Street.

The theme for this year’s event is “Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales”.

With six entrants this year, money raised will be used to fund projects throughout the Wellington Shire.

The entrants for 2013 are Beth Ripper from the Maffra and District Landcare, Kristy Pattinson from Sale City Football-Netball Club, Nicoll Sandison from Boisdale-Briagolong Football-Netball Club, Stephanie Cameron from the Maffra Primary School, Jemma Lambourn from the Maffra Football-Netball Club and Janelle Reeves from the Sale Neighbourhood House.

The entrants have been busy raising money since the Mardi Gras launch on February 1.