The Lansdowne Football Club is proud to have delivered a landmark infrastructure project for the local community.
An illuminating 100 lux LED floodlighting system is now operational at the Lansdowne oval.
This brings Lansdowne sporting facility up to the national standard required for competition night matches.
The Lansdowne Lionesses christened the lights with a 3-2 win over Wallamba on July 17.
After a belated start, the senior ladies competition is finally under way and is played on Friday nights. The next home game is scheduled for Friday evening, August 7 with a 6.30pm kick off.
The Lansdowne under nines are also in action this year and have several exciting and talented players to watch. The kids' next home game will be 9.30am Saturday, August 15. Additional players for both teams are still welcome.
Although Season 2020 has been disrupted by the pandemic, Lansdowne Football Club continues to provide the Lansdowne community with the opportunity to participate in structured physical activity.
They are a registered Active Kids club and would love to see more of the community involved. Go along, be a part of the fun and support the blue and white.
Enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Scott Morrison, public officer for Lansdowne Football Club Incorporated, phone mobile 0419 943 329.
Fishing club outing
The Lansdowne Fishing Club has its next fishing outing this weekend, August 1 and 2. Weigh in will be at the Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation club on Sunday from 2pm.
Their next fundraiser raffles will be held at the Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation club on Saturday, August 8 with 10 seafood trays, 10 meat trays, and their $40 supporters' tray. Tickets go on sale at 5.30pm and are drawn at 6.30pm.
August markets cancelled
Unfortunately, the Lansdowne Community Hall managers have again decided to cancel the planned August markets.
The committee had hoped to have been able to hold them on August 29 but because of the recent issues it would be best to make the decision now so that stallholders and the wider community have plenty of time to make other plans.
Watch this space because once the issues with the COVID-19 virus improves and it is safe, the hall managers will inform everyone when they will hold their next market.
Lansdowne Public School is now taking expressions of interest for Kindergarten 2021. If you know of any children in our community that will be beginning school next year, please ask them to contact the school on 6556 7147 so that the school can include them in their transition program.
The Little Learners Program commenced on Thursday, July 30. The next date is August 13.
The Upper Lansdowne Hall committee has worked out that they can safely hold their "19-Twenty" concert outside on the grass and comply with government health regulations.
Fresh air, sunshine, rock 'n roll - there's nothing healthier. They will be starting at 2.30pm, doors will open from 1.30pm on August 29 at the Upper Lansdowne Memorial hall.
It is BYO chair or picnic rug. If you have already booked for the 7pm inside show and cannot make the 2:30pm, just email the hall for a refund.
If it rains the committee have a plan B, but to keep things simple for now, they are going ahead with the afternoon show. But If the forecast is dodgy close to the time, they will advise everyone what they have planned.
Whatever happens if you do not get to see the band you can get a refund.
Everybody knows that special health regulations are currently in force and the hall must comply with those, so please do your bit. The hall will be penalised if people do not do the right thing.
The main points are:
- You have to sign in when you arrive at the hall (for tracing)
- You have to follow social distancing rules
- You have to remain seated (when you are not going somewhere specific)
A highlight of the show. Prizes will be awarded for the best moves and extra points for synchronized team Chair Dancing efforts.
At this stage masks are optional
Tasty, home-made cakes, scones, sandwiches, tea, and coffee will be available in the hall. Feel free to BYO drinks and nibbles.
Phone Rita on 02 5591 6017 for bookings or inquiries.
A quick update: To ensure we comply with government health regulations we have to limit audience numbers, so everyone needs to pre-book for the show. You can't just turn up and expect to get in.
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