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Australia Day activities across the region

Australia Day activities across the region

Three days of Australia Day celebrations will be held throughout the region from 25 – 27 January and Armidale Regional Council is inviting the whole community get involved.

Council will host community events in Guyra, Ben Lomond, Armidale and Tingha to provide all residents with an opportunity to reflect on being Australian, celebrate contemporary Australia and recognise our history.

“This is an opportunity for everyone to come together and celebrate the wonderful community we live in,” Council’s Service Leader - Economic Development and Marketing, Greg Lawrence, said.

“It is important for us to celebrate new Australian citizens and to acknowledge our local heroes who have achieved success and given so much to our community.

“This is also an opportunity to let our hair down and come together with family and friends to celebrate the unique lifestyle of our region, and of course Australia, that so many of us take for granted!”

Australia Day Ambassadors will be on hand to join in the community celebrations in Armidale, Guyra and Tingha.

2018 events:

Thursday 25 January 2018 - Guyra Awards Dinner
6.30pm, Guyra Bowling and Recreation Club

Friday 26 January 2018 - Breakfast at Ben Lomond 
7am, Ben Lomond Memorial Hall

Friday 26 January 2018 - Armidale Official Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony 
10am, Armidale Town Hall

Friday 26 January 2018 - Guyra Flag Raising Ceremony
11am, Rotary Park Guyra on the New England Highway

Friday 26 January 2018 - Armidale Afternoon of Fun in the Park
2pm, Civic and Curtis Park Armidale

Friday 26 January 2018 - Guyra Pool Party
All day, Guyra Pool

Friday 26 January 2018 - Tingha Australia Day Luncheon and Awards Presentation
12.30pm, Tingha Sport and Recreation Grounds

Friday 26 January 2018 - Family Fun Afternoon, Movies in the Park and Fireworks
5pm, Tingha Sport and Recreation Grounds

Saturday 27 January 2018 - Guyra Movies in the Park and Fireworks
Nightfall, Guyra Recreation Grounds

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