The annual News Kids Page party again proved a popular affair.January 16, 2014 5:13am
Happy: Jordan Clothier-Harris, 11, Chelsea Harris, 6, Chloe Butcher, 9, Savannah Clothier-Harris, 9.
More than 100 children beat the summer heat yesterday at a special screening of Frozen for the annual News Kids Page party.
Shepparton’s Village Cinemas was overrun by children for the highly-anticipated party and was quickly packed with giggling children.
Kids Page co-ordinator Lisa Kubeil said about 120 children attended the special screening of Frozen.
‘‘Despite the temperature, plenty of families and kids came to the cinema to enjoy Frozen and have fun,’’ she said.
‘‘There were plenty of prizes up for grabs and kids had fun sharing their favourite jokes at the end.’’
Frozen tells the story of two estranged sisters — one with the supernatural power to freeze anything she touches and the other with a desperate need to reconnect with her cold sister.
Jack Norris, 11, said he enjoyed the movie.
‘‘It was awesome because it was a good story about two sisters and their relationship breaking up. My favourite part was when they got back together,’’ he said.
Dylan McMeeken, 8, said he liked sidekick snowman Olaf the most.
‘‘I liked it when he slid down on his belly,’’ he said.
Organisers of the Challenge Shepparton triathlon will donate half the entry fees from entrants in the ‘community team challenge’ to the Community Fund Goulburn Valley.
Jake Thompson has an eagle eye and a steady hand and he put both to good use recently when he won the U15 Australian Snooker Championships, held in Adelaide.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
THIS year’s Winter Blues Festival is just around the corner — kicking off for the first time on a Thursday at the Star Hotel, American Hotel and Antonio’s on the Port.
ROCHESTER went sugar free for the day on Thursday for National Diabetes Week, with the inaugural Great Sugar Free Bake Off.
Elle Groves will achieve a remarkable milestone this week, in what is already a remarkable A grade netball career with Kyabram, when she steps onto the court on Saturday for her 100th game.
Local export Willie Wheeler dominating at VFL level
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
ONCE in a while some people are lucky enough to stumble across their destiny.
Moira Shire welcomed 25 new citizens on Thursday as people from across the world chose to make Australia their home.
Mathoura endured a harsh hammering to its playing confidence on Saturday with a 24-goal thrashing at the hands of Deniliquin Rovers.
SPC will abolish its internal sales team and reduce executive numbers in the latest chapter of the company’s ongoing restructuring.
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