Around Maffra – August 29 2023

Around Maffra

Jennifer Toma

*The Rotary Club of Maffra presents a guest speaker at its next meeting on Thursday, August 31. Gabe Hau will be speaking about the many different aspects of Peace, including positive and negative Peace. Peace is a universal concept, we all want it, even if our definition of peace may differ. Gabe will be telling those present how to become a Peacebuilder Club to promote Peace in the local community and the world. Anyone is welcome to come along to the meeting. Please book in with Duart on 5147 1985 by tomorrow, Wednesday, August 30.

*The Trivia Masters, Avon Parish Trivia Night will be held in the Anglican Church Hall, 26 McFarlane Street, Stratford, on Saturday, September 2, at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Cost $10 per person, BYO nibbles, drinks and glasses. Tables of eight, raffles and prizes. Bookings essential by tomorrow, Wednesday August 30, contact Gail on 0429 051 587.

*The Maffra Community Expo is on this Saturday, September 2, from 10.30am until 1pm at Maffra Neighbourhood House, cnr Thomson and Queen Street, Maffra. Many local community groups will be represented at the Expo, with information to hand out and to answer any questions you may have. Everyone is invited to come along and enjoy a free sausage cooked by the Maffra Lions Club. Look for the yellow flyer in your letterbox this week.

*St Vincent de Paul monthly Garage Sale will take place on Saturday, September 2 at the Jack Kelly store, 28 Laura Street, Maffra from 9am until 10.30pm, weather permitting.

*The Rotary Club of Maffra Community Market will be held on Sunday September 3 at the Island Reserve, McMahon Drive, Maffra (at the back of Woolworths car park). From 9am until 12.30pm, the Maffra Ukestra (Ukulele group) are going to be playing this month, weather permitting.