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Excited to build on the success for the event last year, organisers of the 2013 Dunsborough Down South Youth Festival are looking forward to entertaining young and old in Seymour Park on the 25th and 26th of May. There will be plenty to get involved with including vocal, art and percussion workshops. If you prefer to stand back and watch others perform there is a great line-up of concerts, a street parade and prepare for flash choirs to feature throughout the town centre. Tickets cost $25 for a weekend pass and $15 for a day pass. For more information, visit the JAMPACT Facebook page or call 0439 511 823.
Would like to go on holiday with the family pet? Mandalay Pet Season has now opened. From Monday 6th May 2013 until 30th November 2013 we allow pets on a Powered Site or Ensuite Site when you bring your own tent or caravan. No pets in accommodation. So if you’re travelling around with your furry friend or would just like a weekend away with the kids and the family pet, book a site with us. Free call: 1800 248 231 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May 2013 Busselton will be hosting the Sunsmart Ironman 70.3 event. The competitors will be competing in a 1.9km swim, a 90.1km bike ride and a 21.1km run. This year the Centre for Cerebral Palsy is Triathlon WA’s nominated chairty. Charity Breakfast A Charity breakfast will be held on Friday 10th May 2013 from 7:30am to 9:30am at the Goose Cafe. Tickets cost $45 per person. $20 per ticket purchased is donated to The Centre for Cerebral Palsy. Buy tickets Your donation from purchasing a ticket for the charity breakfast will help Marc, a triathlon WA member reach his goal of raising $100,000 for the Centre for Cerebral Palsy. Marc is running the Coast 2 Coast run where he will run from Albany to Cottesloe, in May. The SunSmart Ironman event attracts people to the region to compete in and watch the triathlon. SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton will offer the 25 age group qualifying slots to the 2012 Ironman 70.3 World Championships. For more information please visit the Sunsmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton Triathlon website.
Kids, can you swim, ride a bike and run? Of course you can!! If you are aged between 7 and 15 years old come along and have some fun at the Sunsmart kids triathlon on Friday 10th May 2013 at Busselton. The Kids triathlon is part of the Busselton Sunsmart Triathlon 70.3 Festival being held in Busselton. Teams or individuals can enter and the event is all about having fun. The event will not be timed and kids can have their photos taken with professional athletes!!! To find out more information and to enter the triathlon visit the Sunsmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton website.
Let’s show our respect and take time to remember. Lest We Forget Busselton Dawn Service starts at 5.45am at the Busselton War Memorial on Albert Street. This will then be followed by a gunfire breakfast at the local RSL Hall on Rosemary Drive. Morning tea and lunch will also be held at the RSL club. The ANZAC Day parade will start at 9am on the corner of Queen Street and Marine Terrace and will finish at the Busselton War Memorial.
Busselton will be hosting for the first time Polo on the foreshore, alongside the Busselton Jetty, on Saturday 27th April 2013. This event will have FREE admission as well as offer tickets to a VIP Marquee.
Here’s five things all kids, big and small, are guaranteed to enjoy while on holiday in Busselton.
16th March – 24th March 2013 is the Drug Aware Pro Surfing competition at Surfers Point Margaret River.
You may have seen our logo slowly change over the past few months on our letters, adverts and signage and now our new website is up and running. Please be patient with us as it is a work in progress and we still have some glitches to iron out and some information and photos to add. Please let us know what you think and if you have any suggestions we would love to hear them. Cheers Mandalay
Thursday night saw 160 entrants partake in the annual Mandalay Resort fishing competition at Geographe Bay beach, just across the road from the park.