Forty one members the Garden Club had a full-on three days when they visited Yarrawonga Mulwala recently.
The bus left Goulburn at 7.30am and made lunch in the veranda town of Lockhart. As well as the verandas, members admired the icons on the footpaths depicting local stations.
On arriving in Yarrawonga Mulwala we were driven around the foreshores of Lake Mulwala and had an interesting ex-PNG tourist guide, Helen, who had now spent eight years in Australia and was able to talk on the history of the town.
On Saturday we went to the Rich Glen Olive Estate where there was over 100 products to see and taste. It was amazing how many by products were found in the complex, from chocolates to hot tasty sauces.
We were looking forward to a trip on the paddle steamer, Cumberooma, but it was too windy to sail so we found it interesting to hear how the two brothers found the derelict steamer, bought and restored her. Lunch was enjoyed on the steamer.
The bus then carried members to the Bryamine Homestead where Elizabeth Hume (sister-in-law of Hamilton Hume) made her home. It was found to be a small house full of antiques.
Then the Pioneer Heritage Museum kept its doors open so we could admire the huge collection of antiques housed there.
On Sunday morning a visit was made to the Farmers and Craft Market before going on to the Rotary Kiewa Street markets in Albury.
The bus then carried members out Holbrook for lunch at the Returned Services Club.
The next meeting of the club will be on November 21. This will be a bus trip the Southern Highlands. The $50 cost will cover entry to the gardens and the bus fare. Lunch will be at your own expense. Names and money to be in by Friday, November 15. Names for the AGM and Christmas Party must be in by Friday, December 6 for catering purposes please. Don't forget to keep your eye out for a small gift.
Fast and smart
On Thursday a team from the school will compete in the Bagley Relay for Small Schools, having already won the district and regional classes. The team is Lilly Bell, Hannah Calleja, Milly Cummins and Lucinda Rumble.
The Currobung Room students have preparing for the Crookwell STEM Showcase Day at Crookwell High School. Poster Boards, brochures, and TV advertisements were taken were taken to show with Bigga, Binda, Crookwell High and Crookwell Public exhibiting many interesting projects. Taralga won the prize for Collaboration in Stage 3 and Communication in Stage 3. The winners were Hannah, Jayden, Milly, Cameron, Regan, and Luke. Each winner received a solar model kit. The children were congratulated for working hard on their projects.
The executive were pleased with the roll up last Sunday. A weekly competition will be run each Sunday with coaching at a cost of $12 per hour for the children. Coaching and the competition will begin at 9am. A joining fee of $110 will cover each family. The joining fee for a single membership is $30.