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Dookie Market

Sunday 18th March 2012

Don't miss the 6th annual Dookie Market hosted by Lifestyle Dookie in conjunction with the SheppARTon Festival. Wine Down in Dookie will feature a produce and local craft market in the CWA Park in Dookie from 11 am to 3 pm with something for the whole family.

Variety of stallholders including: fresh produce, olives, honey, wine, cheeses, lavender, almond products, herbal teas, crafts, gourmet barbecue, and lots more. Kid activity tent - Dookie Lions club Train - Entertainers.

New this year: Dookie Photography Club Exhibition is "Dookie...via Lens - The People, The Place".
YOU WONT WANT TO MISS THIS GREAT DAY OUT IN DOOKIE. See you there!

 

Dookie Agriculture and Pastoral  Society Inc. Annual Show

Military Vehicle Rally information

 

Australian Schools Cycling Cup

 

Dookie Events: Race, Individual Time Trial, Teams Time Trial, Cross Country Mountain Bike and Downhill Mountain Bike
Date:
Oceania Road and Mountain Bike Championships
Thursday March 17, Saturday
March 19 & Sunday March 20
 
Australiasian Schools Cycling Cup
Wednesday March 30 & Thursday March 31.
Location: Dookie
Times: 10am to 3pm


 

 


Wine'd Up at Dookie

 
There will be wine tasting, fruit and almond products, locally grown lavender products, honey, candles, art and much more. The third annual market will have plenty of food, music and childrens entertainment in the surrounds of the the town park at the foot of the Dookie hills.
Date:
Saturday 12 March
Time:
11.00am - 4.00pm
Venue:
Dookie CWA Park, Main Street, Dookie
Contact:
Janie Sutherland - Ph 5828 6224 at the Dookie Emporium for more information.
 
This event is day three of the SheppARTon Festival 
 


Dookie Community Olde Time Ball

 
Waltz back in time...Shall we dance?
Dookie Memorial Hall, Mary Street Dookie
Friday 15 October, 8pm to 1pm
Ticket sales contact Lisa 03 5828 6396 or at the door  
 
 

Lifestyle Dookie Historical Calendar 2011


The theme of the 2011 Historical Calendar is Our Locals - the person and their Passion and we are seeking nominations.


For further information or to nominate a Dookie Community Member contact Virginia Boyd on: 0407 669 597 or email: giniboyd@activ8.net.au
 
National Tree Planting Day

Date: Sunday 1 August

Time: 10.30am to 1.00pm

 
Come along for a relaxed day of planting. Meet at the student carpark at the University of Melbourne Dookie Campus and register your details.
 
Planting will be on Dookie-Gowangardie Road, Dookie and an adjoining paddock of the college returning to an undercover BBQ for lunch at the student carpark.
 

Contact Details: Liz Evans

Ph: 0428 770 030


Dookie Agricultural Show

 
Date:
Saturday 30 October 2010
 
The Dookie Show is a great day out for families to catch up with one another in the picturesque setting nestled at the base of the Dookie hills. The emphasis is on children and families with lots of games and events for them during the afternoon.
 
The Craft & Produce Pavilion is usually a blaze of splendor and creativity filled with extremely high quality work from all areas of expertise. The horses on the arena are a fantastic sight and can be viewed from the seating around the oval whilst enjoying a cappuccino or something delicious to eat.Once again this year there will be the Local Hall of Produce showcasing locally produced goods. It is a day where people from all sectors come together and take pride in what can be achieved as a small community.
 
In 2010, there will be homemade billy cart races and a modified pushbike competition. There are lots of new categories for everyone so be sure to have a look at the schedule available from the Dookie shop, Bendigo Bank in Dookie, The Harvest Cafe or from the Show Secretary.
 
Admission : Memberships-$20, Adults-$8, Children (age 6-16)-$4, Pensioners-$5
 
The time schedule for the day is as follows.

Saturday 30th October 2010

8.30 am

Show jumping events

9.00 am Horse Events (Rings 1, 2 3)

9.30 am

Pony Club events

Judging of the Livestock exhibits

Judging of all Pavilion exhibits

10.00 am

Poultry judging

1.00 pm

Foxhounds

2.00 pm

Crop Competition Presentation

Tiny Tots and Show Girls

Later in the day: Kids novelty events

All day:

Animal Nursery, Stalls, Side show, Machinery displays

Contact: Show Secretary Sarah Chaplin 0403 502 640.
 
 

News

 
Fox Research - 'Get to know your local feral'

Part of the Dookie Bio Links program

Time: Wednesday 11 August, 7.30pm.

Venue: Gladstone Hotel. Mary Street, Dookie.

Andrew Carter, PhD student from Charles Sturt University will present his findings on fox behaviour and movements, whilst studying on a fourteen month field work in our area.
 
The observations are fascinating and should not be missed. Over the past two years Dookie has been a part of a fox control program. Alex Graham will present a report on the outcome of this program.
 
Jim Begley from the Department of Primary Industries will also report on the threatened grassy woodlands project.

Any interested members of the public welcome to attend.

 
Australia Day Celebrations (23 January 2008)
Communities throughout Greater Shepparton will celebrate Australia Day with a number of functions being held on Saturday 26 January.
 

Strong Women Strong Families - five events in five days (22 January 2008)

The Greater Shepparton City Council has put together a program of free events for Goulburn Valley women in need of some pampering and indulgence during the drought.

Small towns online (5 December 2007)

The Greater Shepparton City Council will develop websites for Dookie, Murchison and Tatura to promote tourist attractions, events and activities to visitors and locals.

 

Drought Recovery grants available (26 October 2007)

Grants are now available for community groups to carry out projects that will provide lasting benefits to the Greater Shepparton community.

 

Marketing Greater Shepparton's small towns (21 September 2007)

Four towns in Greater Shepparton have received an exciting boost, with Township Marketing Plans launched this week for Dookie, Mooroopna, Murchison and Tatura.

 

Events

 
RACV - Years Ahead - Road Safety for Seniors
Thursday 6 November 2008, 10.30am to 12.00pm
Morning tea provided
$2 donation for morning tea
Enquiries: Rhonda White, Goulburn Valley Health, 5832 3100
Website: http://www.racv.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/Internet/Primary/road+safety/road+safety+for+seniors/road+safety+for+seniors+program/


Wine'd Down in Dookie Market



There will be wine tasting, fruit and almond products, locally grown lavender products, honey, candles, art and much more. The third annual market will have plenty of food, music and childrens entertainment in the surrounds of the the town park at the foot of the Dookie hills.

Date:
Sunday 14 March 2010
Time:
11.00am to 3.00pm
Venue:
Dookie CWA Park, Main Street, Dookie
Contact:
Janie Sutherland - Ph 5828 6224 at the Dookie Emporium for more information.


Australian Schools Cycling Cup


Dookie Events: Race, Individual Time Trial, Teams Time Trial, Cross Country Mountain Bike and Downhill Mountain Bike
Date: Tuesday 23 March to Thursday 25 March 2010
Location: Dookie
Times: 10am to 3pm

 


Details of Come and Try Night:


Events: Come and Try BMX and Track Cycling
Date: To Be Confirmed
Location:
Shepparton Velodrome Precinct
Brauman Street, Shepparton
Times: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Contact: Susan Stewart Event Director
Phone: 03 9428 8884
Mobile: 0410 858 049
Email: info@schollscyclingcup.com.au
Website: http://www.schoolscyclingcup.com.au/
Additional Info:

The Australian Schools Cycling Cup (ASCC) is the "Tour de France" for schools.

The ASCC will see over 500 competitors and be conducted over two days of competition on Wednesday 1 April and Thursday 2 April 2009. The hub of the ASCC will be Dookie. All events will be conducted in Dookie and on Wednesday evening there will be a'Come and Try' Track and BMX session at the Shepparton Velodrome, with fivetime Olympian and former World Champion, Shane Kelly.
 
There will bejunior andsenior divisions for males and females. Junior divisions are students in yearsseven,eight and nine. Senior division is for students in years10, 11 and12.
 
Schools will participate ina range ofcycling disciplinesincluding Road Race, Individual Time Trial, Teams Time Trial, Cross Country Mountain Bike and Downhill Mountain Bike.
 
The competition is sanctioned by Cycling Australia and officiated by qualified cycling officials.
 

For the complete event schedule and more information please visit http://www.schoolscyclingcup.com.au/


 

 
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