MEMBERSHIP DUE

Membership fees are due at 30 June each year. Our ordinary membership fee is just $30.   That fee will ensure your membership to 30 June next year.   There are three types of Members: Ordinary membership - open to persons sixteen years of age; may be an individual or family = 1 vote at meetings Life Membership – … Continue reading MEMBERSHIP DUE

SURROUNDED BY GENERATIONS OF COOKS PAST – new book ready for sale

Our new book is called "Surrounded by generations of cooks past". This book celebrates the lives of 50 women of our district. The women range from our great-great-grandmothers right down to our mothers. We share a little of their story, their background and their passions, along with a favourite recipe. These are some of the … Continue reading SURROUNDED BY GENERATIONS OF COOKS PAST – new book ready for sale

GREEDY FOR GOLD

How much do you know about the history of gold in our district? Join us for a fun filled day of Golden stories, games and food. Did you know there were THREE gold rushes? Do you know any stories of our golden past? Do you know where the mines were?

TALKING HEADS

An Evening of stories Reminisce with the ‘Talking Heads’ of the Forest Range and Lenswood District The Forest Range and Lenswood History Group shared a great evening of stories about our wonderful community and its characters!  (17 August 2018). Those who shared were David Kumnick, Peter Brockhoff, Warren Murdoch and Kym Green.  The evening was … Continue reading TALKING HEADS

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018!     Reports of “New Year’s Eve’ Pranks, in South Australian newspapers, go back to the late 1800s.  Practical jokes, usually attributed to ‘young bloods’, were popular in country towns when farm machines, gates, vehicles and sign posts were decorated or relocated.  Paint was used in variety of ways from putting the new … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR

HO HO HO

Our last meeting for 2017 was a fantastic Christmas celebration on 15 December at Anderson Hill.  We had a great evening and shared weird and wonderful "old tatt" for Kris Kringle and watched the video of our Cam's Capers trip.  Looking forward to next year.