MARSS Australia Day Family Celebration

MARSS Australia Inc. (Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services) will host an Australia Day picnic on 26 January to reflect, respect and celebrate a multicultural and diverse Australia.
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250 clients and their families will be invited to a celebration at Lennox Garden between 11AM-3PM. The picnic will feature a Welcome to Country, smoking ceremony performed by a Ngunnawal elder, Indigenous performers, multicultural performers, esteemed invited guests, traditional Australian catering tasters, a spread of multicultural food, picnic style games (including sack races, tug of war, short sports), (face paint, giant jenga, ring toss), and a live DJ.
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Guest speakers, entertainers and MARSS staff will explain to participants the history and relevance of the official national day and encourage them to reflect, respect and celebrate what it means to be living in our multicultural country in a COVID-safe space.

Key Details

Date

26 January

Time

From 11AM

Location

Lennox Gardens
Flynn Dr
Yarralumla ACT 2600
Australia

Contact

MARSS Australia info@marss.org.au

Free Event

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