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Wurundjeri Traditional Games Day

Wurundjeri Traditional Games Day

When

Saturday 3 June 2017, 10 am to 1 pm

Location

Cook Reserve, Daley Street, Glenroy

Cost

Free

Summary

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week and join us at Cook Reserve Glenroy, adjacent to the Ballerrt Mooroop College site, for a day of traditional Aboriginal games and fun for all the family!

Details

Games leaders Uncle Bill Nicholson and Mandy Nicholson will guide you through traditional team challenges, such as throwing a wit wit, boomerang or (blunt) spear, playing marngrook (traditional football), tool making and campfire challenges. Cultural prizes will be awarded to the standout teams.

The event will commence with a traditional Wurundjeri Welcome and Smoking Ceremony, and will also feature free face painting, didgeridoo, dance and artefacts displays.

Transport

Bus 546, Jacana Train Station, car parking available via Ash Court

Bookings

Bookings are essential as places are limited. Book here

• Please BYO picnic food, picnic rugs/deck chairs
• Coffee van will be on site for hot & cold drinks
• Please wear comfortable clothes and runners
• Suitable for all ages and abilities