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March 2015

Clean Up Australia Day

Clean up site organised by Wallaroo residents and Wallaroo Bush Fire Brigade. Please register ahead of time (www.cleanupaustralia.org.au) or at the Fire Shed on the day. Volunteer issued with rubbish and re-cycling bags, and gloves.

Time:9.00 - 12 noonPhone:6230 2436
Location:Meet at Wallaroo Fire ShedEmail:
Contact:Judy Roberts

Hall Polocrosse 40th Anniversary Carnival

Hall Polocrosse 40th Anniversary Carnival

Phone:0412 055 339
Website:www.facebook.com/HallPolocrosseClub

2015 National Sheep Dog Trial Championships

One of Hall's great annual events - the national sheep dog trials. Final at the weekend. More detail later.

Location:Hall ShowgroundPhone:6226 2563
Contact:Charlie CoverEmail:
Website:www.nationalsheepdogtrials.org

CBR100 Challenge

Another Centenary Trail event bringing runners and walkers through Hall.

Canberra’s inaugural CBR 100 Challenge will take place on March 21–22 2015. It will see teams of three tackle a 100km, 50km or 25km walk along our stunning new Centenary Trail. For those who like a challenge, there is a 50km or 100km run for solo competitors.

Whether you exercise regularly, rarely, or do your best to avoid it, the CBR 100 Challenge is your chance to get a team of friends, family or work colleagues together and get healthy and fit. There is a distance to suit all abilities and working as a team, you will have a fantastic time walking an incredibly scenic route.

Time:From 6.00 am SaturdayPhone:6126 5900
Location:Starts Westside Acton ParkEmail:
Website:www.cbr100challenge.com.au

'Pack up your troubles' : Annual Twilight Concert with Canberra Brass

Hall's Annual Twilight Concert featuring the Canberra Brass, Victoria Street Brass, Canberra Brass Quintet, and soloist Rebekah Sawkins.

Tell your friends and neighbours, bring a rug or chair, relax and enjoy the music. Refreshments available.

A fundraiser for the Hall School Museum - raffle and gold coin donation. Museum and associated exhibitions open before the concert

Generously sponsored by Barnett Lilley & Associates, Victoria Street.

Time:5.00 pmPhone:6230 2436
Location:Hall SchoolWebsite:
Contact:Judy Roberts

Feral Fox Control Accreditation Workshop

The Ginninderra Catchment Group is teaming up with the Local Land Services, Wallaroo Landcare Group, Yass Area Network of Landcare Groups, Yass Valley Council, and Jerrawa Creek Landcare Group to help extend and support the Feral Fox Fighters Project.
The next free 1080/Pindone use accreditation workshop will be held on 23rd March 2015 followed by a district wide group fox and rabbit bait in April.

A light supper will be provided.

RSVP Essential: Karissa Preuss

For more information about, or to participate in, the group baiting please contact Karissa Preuss (details below).

If you’d like to talk with a local landholder about the benefits of fox baiting contact Paul Newall on 0411 577 811

Time:6pm – 9pmPhone:6278 3399
Location:Wallaroo Rural Fire Shed, 468 Wallaroo RoadEmail:
Contact:Karissa Preuss, Ginninderra Catchment Landcare Coordinator

25th Anniversary Apple Day

Apples galore! Up to 30 varieties of just ripe apples. A charity fund-raising event and wonderful afternoon in the country. Watch pressing of apple juice; stroll throughout the orchard. Fine music, Devonshire Teas, organic fruit and vegetables from local producers on sale.

Time:1.30 - 5.00 pmWebsite:www.loriendale.com.au/apple_day.htm
Location:Loriendale Orchard, up Spring Range Road

Hall/Wallaroo Landcare Group Meeting

A group of local landholders have re-formed the Hall/Wallaroo Landcare Group, with support from Ginninderra Catchment Group. Most of the issues affecting our properties (like weeds, erosion, pest animals etc) are best dealt with by working together. Please join us!

So far we have had guest speakers from Local Land Services, Feral Fox Fighters and neighboring Landcare Groups. Our next meeting will focus on deciding the key issues and strategy for the group and identifying guest speakers for the year. All welcome.

For more information about the group contact Karissa Preuss on or 6278 3399

Time:6:30pm - 9pmPhone:6278 3399
Location:Meet at Walaroo Fire Shed, 468 Wallaroo RoadEmail:
Contact:Karissa Preuss, Ginninderra Catchment Landcare Coordinator

April 2015

ANZAC Ultra 2015: The Bushman

The ultra running community will show their respect and honour the lives of our defence service men and women by making the 435km journey on the Canberra Centenary Trail from 6 to 12 April 2015, coming through Hall. This will be the one and only time this event will take place.

The ANZAC Ultra 2015 will be run as a continuous multi-day ultramarathon. Runners will be required to run /walk as they please over the route within the specified time limit. Each runner will provide their own crew to provide supplies, safety and support. The race will start from Stromlo Forest Park with 50 runners in the 435km option and then as it progresses more runners will join with either a 290km or 145km option culminating on the second last day with up to 320 runners helping remember the ANZAC Centenary.

Location:ACT Centenary TrailPhone:0425 347 025
Contact:Website:www.anzacultra2015.com

'When Hall Answered the Call'

The Hall School Museum's annual exhibition in 2015 will be a part of the commemoration of the centenary of the ANZACs.

The displays will feature the local men who went to the War, the support from the Hall and district community and the 'Welcome Home' celebrations.

The exhibiton will be opened by Mr. Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fraser.

The exhibition will be open at 10am on each weekend in April until 4pm. Entry is by gold coin donation.

More information will be available on the Hall School Museum page from early 2015.

Location:Hall School MuseumPhone:0408 259 946
Contact:Phil RobsonEmail:
Website:museum.hall.act.au

Hall Bushrangers v Goulburn

The Bushrangers 1st home game of 2015.
Reserve Grade Kick-off: 1330
1st Grade Kick-off: 1530

Time:1330Email:
Location:The Hideout (Hall Oval)Website:click here

Parkwood Chapel Open Day

As part of the ACT and Region Heritage Festival the Parkwood Chapel will be open as follows:

Sunday afternoon 19 April - 12noon until 4pm
Monday morning 20 April - 10am until 2pm

Gold coin donation. Everyone welcome. Free tea and coffee supplied.

Location:Parkwood Road, via Macgregor ACT, an extension of Southern Cross DrivePhone:0417 693 663
Contact:Jim and PamEmail:

Hall Bushrangers v ADFA

Rescheduled game from Round 13
Reserve Grade kick-off 1800
1st Grade kick-off: 1930

Time:1800Email:
Location:Gungalhin Town Centre Enclosed OvalWebsite:click here

May 2015

Hall Bushrangers v Yass

Round 4 of the season
Reserved Grade kick-off:1330
1st Grade kick-off:1500

Time:1330Email:
Location:The Hideout (Hall Oval)Website:click here

June 2015

Hall Bushrangers v ADFA

Round 8 of the season.
Reserve Grade kick-off:1330
1st Grade kick-off:1500

Time:1330Email:
Location:The Hideout (Hall Oval)Website:click here

Hall Bushrangers v RMC

Round 9 of the season.
Reserve Grade kick-off:1330
1st Grade kick-off:1500

Time:1330Email:
Location:The Hideout (Hall Oval)Website:click here

July 2015

Hall Bushrangers v Yass

Round 11 of the season.
Reserve Grade kick-off:1330
1st Grade kick-off:1500

Time:1330Email:
Location:The Hideout (Hall Oval)Website:click here

Hall Bushrangers v RMC

Rescheduled game from earlier in season. Round 3
Double Points Game
Reserve Grade kick-off:1330
1st Grade kick-off:1500

Time:1330Email:
Location:The Hideout (Hall Oval)Website:click here

August 2015

Hall Bushrangers v Cooma

Last round of the Home and away
Reserve Grade kick-off:1330
1st Grade kick-off:1500

Time:1.30 pmEmail:
Location:The Hideout (Hall Oval)Website:click here

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