Chit Chat: Eden’s community notices

PARADING IN TOWN: Mackenzie Baker of Eden rides down the main street of Bega on Tuesday as part of the Bega Pony Club Camp. Picture: Albert McKnight
PARADING IN TOWN: Mackenzie Baker of Eden rides down the main street of Bega on Tuesday as part of the Bega Pony Club Camp. Picture: Albert McKnight

Australasia 100s

A redraw of Eden Australasia Inc's 100s Club is not necessary as the winner Meg Bartley, with number 49, has been located. Congratulations Meg and thank you to everyone who continues to support those who are working to save this building, our history, for our future.

Community Market

The Eden Community Gardens market in Chandos St will have a new look this month. Starting at the new time of 10am to 2pm the usual array of stalls with gifts and produce will be enhanced with food and music. An open mike blackboard will run, and musicians are will entertain you throughout. The vegetable competition will be on, as will an Easter egg hunt for children.  New stall holders welcome but no need to book. Enquiries 6496 2501.

Friends meeting

Friends of the Killer Whale Museum will meet at the Museum on Wednesday April 19 at 9am. All welcome.


Meet and Munch will be at the Bega Regional Art Gallery  at 11am on the April 27 to view the Archibald Prize Exhibition. Afterwards, lunch will be at the Bega Bowling Club, Gipps Street Bega. Contact Daphne: 64963245 to confirm.


The Eden Lioness club is looking for anyone who would like to have their garden 'open to the public' on October 28 and 29 for their annual "Open Garden" event. This community event which is held on the weekend prior to the Eden Whale Festival has proved to be extremely popular with gardening enthusiasts and they come from afar. 

Funds which are raised go towards supporting our local community.  Please consider sharing your garden with the community and surrounds it doesn't have to be grand just special to you.  Please contact Sandra on 02 64961459 (after hours) she will be delighted to hear from you and will give you any further information. 

Pony Club Camp

Pedestrians and traffic alike stopped in their tracks on Tuesday to watch a long parade of young riders and their mounts walk down the street in Bega. About 85 riders joined in the Bega Pony Club Camp parade down Carp St that morning. Participants came from pony clubs in Bega, Bemboka, Pambula, Wolumla, Wyndham as well as from as far away as Delegate, Mallacoota and Moruya for the camp. 

Rotary Radio

Local Heroes will be on the airwaves on Sapphire FM 97.5 on Friday morning. This Good Friday morning is a special morning with a focus on hot cross buns, coffee and great stories. At 8.30am we have a catch up with what's happening locally and at 9am David Wreidt (aka Seagull) joins Colin to talk about a busy life dib dib dibbing (Scouts secret talk) supporting the mighty cats and a love of the stage. Jeanette Copelin pops in for a hot cross bun at 10am to tell a few stories about running the Cantina restaurant. At 11 Daryl Dobson joins Colin to play some of his favourite music and explain the mysteries of being a Rotary president.