Want to know what is happening in Lane Cove on ANZAC Day? We have put together a guide for you.
Lane Cove ANZAC Day Service
The Lane Cove ANZAC Day Service commences promptly at 7.25 am. It’s a good idea to be there by 7.15am.The service runs for an hour or so, finishing around 8.30am. This allows Veterans to go to the city to march in the parade.
The Lane Cove RSL Sub-Branch and the Lane Cove Council put a great deal of effort into the ceremony so please come along and remember Lane Cove locals who served to protect our country. If you would like to know more about the planning of the service and the man behind it read our article here.
Those members of the community who would like to march with the medals of family members are asked to arrive no later than 7:10am. Family representatives should wear the medals on the right side of the chest and congregate in Birdwood Lane (off Lane Cove Plaza, near McGrath).
Events After the Ceremony
The Alcott will have a Diggers Breakfast from 8.30am. Two Up from Noon and live music from 2pm. More details here.
There will be Two Up from 12 pm and live music
The Longy will be open 12 pm till 11 pm on ANZAC Day.
Lane Cove Shopping on ANZAC Day
Coles and Woolworths will be open from 1pm till 9pm.Jack and Co is open on ANZAC DAY all day. Flannerys will be open from 1pm – 6pm and the Flannery’s Cafe from 1pm – 4pm
Most Coffee Shops in Lane Cove are open and they will serve coffee prior to the ceremony. Bakers Delight Lane Cove is open. They will not use their machine to cut bread during the ceremony.
All shops must remain closed until 1pm unless they are a small business (owned by one company or two people) or they are an exempt shop. Exempt shops are defined as:
- Book shops
- Cake and pastry shops
- Chemists shops
- Cooked provision shops
- Florists shops
- Fruit and vegetable shops
- Pet shops
- Recorded music, video or dvd shops
- Restaurants, cafes or kiosks
- Seafood shops
- Shops ancillary to venues for playing sport of physical recreation
- Souvenir shops
- Take-away food and drink shops
- Tobacconists shops
- Vehicle shops, vehicle service centres or petrol stations
Show us your ANZAC Day pride
Post to our Facebook page photos of your ANZAC Day commemorations. The photos do not have to be taken in Lane Cove, we just want to see the wonderful ways you commemorated ANZAC Day. The photo that we think most catches the spirit of ANZAC Day will win a small prize.
Events Leading Up to ANZAC DAY
Thursday Tunes – Music That Helped to Win the War: Thursday 18 April, 10:15am – 12:00pm
Music has always been an essential element in maintaining morale during wartime. Local musician Graham Ball will discuss the role of music and songs that helped to win the war.
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