Belgrave Platypus Festival - program of Events


Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm


Belgrave Lake Park
                                       PROGRAM OF EVENTS, Saturday, 12th September, 2015
1-00   The festival opens with the Bones and Bodhran Bush Band.   Rudy will be our MC.
1-30  -  Welcome by Cr. Mike Clarke  Environmental quiz  with questions asked by Mike and prizes distributed by Jackie, Cecilia and Jen. 
1-30 to 3-30  Trash Puppets workshop
1-45  -  Rudy invites people to stay to listen to some music until 2-15.  They can also play platypus games with Jen Taylor and Cecilia Imre until 2pm.
2-00  -  Treasure Hunt with Leap into Nature,  Animals of Oz presentation at 2 as well.
2-15  -   Platypus games with Jen and Cecilia, band has a break until 2-30
2-30 to 3-30   PLATYPUS CONCERT -  original platypus songs with the Bones and Bodhran Bush Band.
 2-45  Our play, narrated by parks Vic Ranger, Andrew Van Vloten, ‘How the Platypus Came to Be’.  Children will participate with assistance from adult volunteers.
3-00 - more music and songs until 3-30, Animals of Oz presentation at 3 as well.
3-15 - Treasure Hunt with Leap into Nature
3-30 - Creekside planting with Gavin Prentice
4-00 - 5-00  Band, ‘The Bean Project”.  Free barbecue.  Macro invertebrates,
5-00  Platypus walk and talk.
The  story tent and screen printing will be available all day.