Jeez, the year is MARCHing on by isn't it! Yet somehow it feels like no more than the usual one month has passed since we compiled the last Banksia Bulletin. I hope the absence has made your heart grow fonder and you're ready to sink your teeth into a fresh new edition of the Banksia Bulletin.
Our first event of the year was a really great Back 2 School themed Quiz Night packed with fierce competition and nostalgia-enducing costumes - read more about it on page 29.
After a great sauerkraut workshop held last year and the popular demonstrations held in the Lifestyle Pavilion at the Quairading Ag Show - we've got Janet Robertson from Nourishabley delivering another workshop on Saturday 9th March, this time with a hands on kimchi making session! Spots are filling fast, so if you're keen to come along, get in touch with us as soon as poss (flyer on page 15).
We've been successful with funding applications for a Bike Week WA event for the third year in a row and will be holding a nature-based scavenger hunt style event "Bike Around The Bush" on Tuesday 19th March - this time in an after-school time slot instead of a Sunday morning. Book your kids, family, partner, mate and yourself in, organise a vehicle to get your bike to the Golf Club car park (if you're not quite up to riding there and back) and turn up with your two dollar entry fee! (flyer on page 21).
Word on the street is Saturday 16th March is shaping up to be a ripper morning to spend in down town Quairading. Between a Loose Stitches workshop, the QTTTC Car Park Markets and the Quairading Belles Netball Club's pre-season Street Stall PLUS all the great vibes our local businesses provide, you're sure to have a great morning out - and support a boat load of great causes while you're at it.
There's heaps of great reading material in this edition - I hope you can find the time to get through it all. Perhaps during the ad breaks of MAFS (I know y'all are addicted too), maybe whilst you're on the throne (don't pretend like that's not where you get the most reading done) or just at the kitchen table to enjoy your morning cuppa over (I've got no shade to throw about that one, it’s probably where you should be doing your reading).
Happy reading and positive vibes.
Editor, Banksia Bulletin
Coordinator, Quairading CRC
1 Parker Street
Quairading WA 6383
PHONE: 9645 0096
Written by Jill Hayes, CRC Coordinator