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Newsletter March 2016

Moomba Festival – 11th to 14th March 

MOOMBAMoomba, held every Labour Day long weekend, has been celebrated in Melbourne for over 50 years. Held over four days with an exciting program of free events and family entertainment. The carnival runs daily from 11am to 11 pm. The Moomba Festival features a variety of rides along the Yarra River for the smaller kids, teenagers and adults. Rides range from $5 – $10 dollars. The popular Birdman Rally, takes place 12 noon to 2pm on Sunday 13th, along the Yarra River, Birrarung Marr, and the Moomba Parade traditionally held on St Kilda Rd will be held on Monday 14th March at 11 am. The magnificent fireworks display on the Yarra will start at 9.30 pm daily. Carry plenty of water and sunscreen. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Have Fun.


St Patricks Day – 17th March

STPATRICKMany Australians come together on St Patricks Day to celebrate Irish culture and remember St Patrick’s life and achievements. St Patrick, born in Roman Britain in the 5th century is one of Ireland’s patron saints. He is widely credited with having introduced Christianity to Ireland, he worked as a missionary and is believed that he banished snakes from the country although the term may have referred to druids or pagan worshippers. He died on 17th March around 461 or 493.


Easter Raffle

EasterEaster is the end of March, and we are holding an Easter Raffle with proceeds going to the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Tickets are available at the office from 3rd March and are 50c each or three for $1.00. The raffle will be drawn on the 24th March and there is 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize of a basket of eggs. Good luck to all who enter.


Herb and Chilli Festival – 19th – 20th March

10am to 5pm at 125 Quayle Rd Wandin North

HERBANDCHILLIPurchase tickets on line or at the gate on the day Part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, the Herb and Chilli festival is a celebration of herbs and chillies. Last year it attracted over 5000 people across the weekend. Learn how to grow, taste them and use them in everyday life. More than 60 stalls, selling dishes from all over the world, exotic cakes and local berries. Not to mention some great entertainment with dance and music from around the world.


Keep on Track – Pine Hill Management

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Newsletter February 2016

Black Saturday Remembrance Cruise

BlackSaturdayLilydale, Yarra Glen to Healesville
6th February – 3pm-6pm

The annual Black Saturday Remembrance Cruise will be held on Saturday 6th of February 2016. Hundreds of cars will cruise from Lilydale to Healesville when the Yarra Valley community pays respect to the victims of the Black Saturday fires. Cruise departs from Lilydale Industrial Park 101-127 Beresford Rd Lilydale at 3.00pm. There will be a Remembrance Ceremony at 5pm at Healesville Railway Station.  An entrants fee of $10 is payable on arrival. Money raised will be donated to local CFA’S.

Valentine’s Day – February 14th

rosesThis widespread celebration is held each year on 14th February. Many Australians celebrate Valentine’s Day by giving cards, chocolates or flowers to their loved ones or those that they admire. The history of Valentine’s Day shows that the celebration appears to have been created from a range of legends and customs which have developed through centuries.

Caravan Insurance

Don’t forget to insure your caravans this year. If you are not insured then you will be financially liable for any damage you cause either intentionally or unintentionally.



supershowWhen: Wednesday 24th – Monday 29th February 2016
Where: Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale
Times: 10am – 5pm Wednesday – Sunday
10am – 4pm Monday

See hundreds of the latest caravans, motorhomes, campers, tents, camping equipment and accessories at the annual Super show. There will be lots of free Australian tourism destination information to help plan your next holiday. Great prize up for grabs including the Passport Competition with prizes over $63,000 on offer. There will be a range of seminars and demonstrations to help you get the most out of your holidays.


Keep on track – Pine Hill Management.

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