Oz day bonanza

By Seymour Telegraph

Seymour’s Australia Day extravaganza will be held at Kings Park on Saturday, January 26, from 8am to 1pm.

With entertainment and competitions throughout the day, Seymour Rotary Club and major sponsor Cartridge World Seymour have put together a packed schedule.

The day starts with an Aussie breakfast between 8am and 10am.

A flag-raising ceremony will be held at 9.30am, followed by the national anthem.

At 9.45am, the Australia Day ambassador for Seymour will speak, then the focus will shift to the annual Australia Day awards at 11am.

Shire and citizen awards will be presented, followed by a citizenship ceremony at 11.30am.

A Rotary Club barbecue will continue through until 1pm.

Activities will include tug of war, jumping castle, thong throwing, nearest-the-pin golf competition, handball, Minties wrap tearing, Seymour Car Club display, community displays, a colouring competition and sheep shearing demonstration.

Entertainment will provided by Noel Pearson.