Home' Phillip Island and San Remo Advertiser : February 17, 2016 Edition Contents PAGE 18 - THE ADVERTISER, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Phillip Island Road, Phillip Island
Newhaven College Oval
Phone: Newhaven College 5956 7505
Adults at children’s prices
good coffee & drinks
baked potatoes, treats,
spit roast, pancakes,
music from 6:00pm
fun activities &
Friday 26 Feb
movie starts 8:40pm
225 Thompson Avenue, Cowes Phone: 5952 1004
116 Gap Road, Cowes
www.theshearingshed.com .au 5952 3928
Trading hours: Thursday to Sunday from
6pm for dinner
Saturday and Sunday
12noon - 2pm for lunch
Locals night - 10% OFF bill
What s on this week...
What s on this week...
March is the time to boil some bunnies
THE Phillip Island
Landcare Group is again
co - ordinating its popu-
lar annual Bunny Boiler
Challenge and the 2016
event is looking to be big-
ger and better than ever.
The date is set for Fri-
day, March 18 and will in-
clude the opportunity for
renowned and aspiring
chefs and home cooks to
present their best rabbit
recipes in competition for
prizes and local esteem.
This year’s event will
again feature two compe -
cooks’ and ‘professional
Participants to the eve-
ning get to enjoy a dinner
of delicious rabbit dishes
and judge their favourite
dish with prizes for the
winners in each category.
The ‘Cape Kitchen’ res-
taurant in Forrest Caves
will be the host venue
for this evening which
is held to raise aware-
ness of the damage that
rabbits are doing across
our landscape and what
we can do to help solve
This year’s event will
also include a presenta-
tion on rabbits and rab -
bit control, a ‘Rabbit On’
open microphone session
where participants can
have a few minutes each
for either a poem, song or
rabbit related story.
The kids will be catered
for with a ‘Pin the tail on
the rabbit’ game and local
musicians will play at in-
tervals on the night.
A raffle will also be held
to help raise funds for the
Phillip Island Landcare to
continue their important
work to control rabbits,
weeds and revegetate our
So now is the time to
get your thinking caps
on for inventive rabbit
recipes, poems, songs or
Come along and enjoy
the fun and have a great
meal in a great setting.
The cost for this eve -
ning is $25 per head
or $60 per family and
drinks will be available
from the venue at bar
prices (no BYO).
Aspiring chefs will need
to register, there will be
up to 20 entries consid-
ered this year and each
entry will be supplied
with two rabbits for $10.
These can be picked
up from Landcare by ar-
rangement before the
RSVP is also essential
for people wanting to at-
tend, please contact Joel
Geoghegan on 0409 705
652 or j.geoghegan@
register as a chef or to at-
tend this evening.
The Ivy Stone Assembly blend musical textures of 1950s Rhythm and Blues,
Soul, Blues and Classic Jazz. The group can be heard at the Ramada Resort this
Sunday, February 21.
Phillip Island jazz
THE Ivy Stone Assembly blends mu-
sical textures of 1950s Rhythm and
Blues, Soul, Blues and Classic Jazz
to create a unique infusion of melody,
roots rhythms and urban grooves.
The Ivy Stone Assembly seeks to con-
nect with the audience through honest
performance, individual and band im-
provisation and meaningful song inter-
They aim to entertain and involve an
audience but at heart it is about shar-
ing stories in word and music.
A casual glance at their song list re -
veals well known tunes such as Route
66, Too Close for Comfort, Me and
Mrs Jones, Black Coffee and Son of
a Preacher Man, tunes made popular
by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Nina
Simone, Dusty Springfield and Ray
This is an event that will appeal to all
age groups whether they are jazz lovers
As usual the venue is Bass Room, Ra-
mada Resort, from 2pm to 5pm.
Why not arrive early for a bite of
lunch in the Numbers Restaurant
which is now open from 11.30am?
For further information contact Rob -
in Blackman on 0432 814 407 or visit
Birthday celebrated with friends
Cowes resident, Dick Hewson, cele-
brated his 90th birthday recently with
an afternoon tea for family and friends
at St Philip’s Church Hall.
Dick received cards, phone calls
and Facebook greetings from inter-
state and overseas during his birthday
Dick was born in British India, emi-
grated to Australia in 1947 and joined
the RAAF shortly after.
He came to Phillip Island in 2000
and is a member of the St Philips con-
gregation and the Phillip Island U3A,
facilitating the Mahjong group.
He has three children, nine grand-
children and three great-grandchil-
dren, with another great-grandchild
due very soon.
Dick, and Ross, Barbara and Will
Fairhurst, would like to thank the
team at St Philip’s for their hard work
in setting up the hall and providing the
delicious afternoon tea, and especially
thank Lois Wenham for the wonderful
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