ITC loves Australia Day! This year Australia Day falls on a Saturday however the official public holiday is Monday 28th January 2019. It’s unAustralian not to love a long weekend. All the activities below (unless otherwise stated are on Australia Day 26th January 2019).
Australia Day Lane Cove Shops, Cafes, and Restaurants
This year Australia Day falls on a Saturday however the official public holiday is Monday 28th January 2019. Both Woolworths and Coles will be open on Australia Day and the Australia Day Public Holiday. All cafes and restaurants in Lane Cove will be open on Saturday 26th January 2019. Many restaurants in Lane Cove close on a Monday so they will not be open on the Australia Day public holiday. We will publish a list of coffee shops etc open on the Monday public holiday very soon.
Yoga on Australia Day
Start the day with a spot of Yoga with Yogabowl. No need to be a member just come along and enjoy Yoga with a treetop view with Yogabowl located above the Lane Cove Tennis Club. They have one class at 8 am (stronger/intermediate 75 minutes) and then 9.30 am ease into Australia Day with Gentle Yoga. Details here.
Lane Cove Council are holding a special Australian Citizenship ceremony in the Plaza on Australia Day, with various VIP’s in attendance. The ceremony welcomes spectators, and the council invites everyone to “Come and celebrate everything that is great about being Australian!”
There will be live entertainment and a BBQ too. All welcome. From 10am – 1pm.
The Ceremony features a range of guest speakers and concludes with a special presentation of Citizenship Certificates by Lane Cove’s Australia Day Ambassador Samantha Harris.
This event features the music of Tambourine Bay Winds Symphony and is followed by live entertainment from the Jack Thompson Twins from 11:00am – 1:00pm. The Jack Thompson Twins celebrate the music of the sixties and seventies with some new chart hits thrown in. They may not be twins in real life but they manage to perform as if they were! Sit back and enjoy a range of Australian classics while enjoying a sausage sandwich purchased from the fundraising BBQ run by Rotary Club of Lane Cove and 1st Lane Cove Scouts.
See you in the Plaza this Australia Day!
Sail into Australia Day with the Lane Cove 12 Ft Sailing Club
Five Buck Beers all day – All day, every day for Australia Day long weekend
$5 Beers and Ciders
$20 for a Bucket of Four
Friday 25th Jan – Monday 28th Jan*
The Alcott will have a DJ on Friday and Saturday Night with Sunday Sessions by the Mary Cowell Duo. They will have a special Australia Day Themed Trivia night on the Monday Public Holiday. Plenty to do at The Alcott over the Australia Day Weekend.
Fancy some golf on Australia Day? Members and Non Members can enjoy a fun day of golf and festivities and of course a BBQ. More details here.
The Fireworks are at Circular Quay – you might be able to see some of the fireworks from a vantage point in Longueville but more likely to see them from Manns Point in Greenwich. There will be no fireworks on the Bridge. At 9.15pm there will be Spectacular finale with live musical medley of Australian classics synchronised with jet skis, flyboards and a breathtaking lighting and fireworks display.
Have an early meal at one of our Lane Cove restaurants and then tune in to ABC TV at 7:30 PM to watch Australia Day Live 2019 from the comfort of your couch.
Lane Cove Tennis Celebrates the Australian Open During the Australia Day Weekend
Lane Cove Tennis is supporting the Summer of Tennis and hosting an Open Season event for all ages on Sunday 27 January 2019 between 9.00 am and Midday.
Hot Shots Clinic for Kids | Social Play | Skills Clinic for intermediate to advanced play |
| BBQ and refreshments |
Courts are open. Come and play. No cost. Everyone welcome. Members and non-members. Register now (this will help with catering and coaching staff).
Double Demerit Points
Drive safely Double Demerit points Midnight Wednesday 24 January to midnight Monday 28 January (or Thursday 25- Monday 28 January inclusive)
Australian Country Music
If you still in the mood for all things Australian, the Lane Cove Library has Australian Country music for its Thursday Tunes on 31st January 2019. More Details here.
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