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Our Team at Mundaring Visitor Centre would like to be among the first to wish you a very Happy New Year! We hope 2019 brings you and those you love plenty of good times, fun and laughter. To help kick off the year in style, here's a snapshot of some of the activities on offer in Perth Hills-Mundaring through January.

Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema - January movies

Grab your picnic basket and blanket and head out to the Kookaburra Cinema for an evening of great entertainment under the stars.

This month's screenings:-
Fri 4 Jan: Elliot the Littlest Reindeer (G)
Sat 5 & Sun 6 Jan: The Children Act (M)
Fri 11 Jan: The Grinch (G)
Sat 12 Jan: The Old Man and the Gun (M)
Sun 13 Jan: Normandy Nude (M)
Fri 18 Jan: Mortal Engines (M)
Sat 19 & Sun 20 Jan: Can you ever Forgive Me? (M)
Fri 25 Jan: Once upon a Deadpool (M)
Sat 26 Jan: Aquaman (M)
Sun 27 Jan: Bohemian Rhapsody (M)

Gates open 6.15pm, show starts 7.30pm.
Cost $15 adults, children $10. Program details here

Abseiling at Perth Observatory

Sunday 6 January
Need a bit of thrill in your life? Perth Observatory is teaming up with Spacechameleon Adventure Co to organise a family friendly event where you can abseil the Lowell Telescope Dome. Each participant will get 3 abseils through the dome's trap door and descend the full 20m in a controlled free fall to the ground. 12pm-2pm and 2.30pm-4.30pm. Perth Observatory, Walnut Rd, Bickley Valley. View event on Facebook.

Nearer to Nature's - Sparkling summer - holiday activities

The Team at Nearer to Nature are back with a fun-packed summer school holiday program! Here's just a sample of the activities on offer this year:
Saturday 12 January - Nature photography for the family at John Forrest National Park.
4pm-6pm. Suitable ages 5+
Monday 14 January - *Big kids campout
3pm-10am. Suitable ages 7-11 years
Monday 21 January - *Creature feature
10am-11.30am. Suitable ages 4-7 years

*These activities are held at the Perth Hills Discovery Centre, Allen Rd, Mundaring. For full program visit website here.

The Parkerville Tavern January Live Music Sessions

With great outdoor spaces, plus an awesome line up of live music at their regular live music sessions, the Parkerville Tavern has your Sundays sorted! Sessions run 4pm-7pm.

Sun 6 Jan: Jon Matthews Combo
Sun13 Jan: Freehand
Sun 20 Jan: Nathan Gaunt Trio
Sun 27 Jan: Johnny Law & the Pistol Packing Daddies
Parkerville Tavern, Owen Rd, Parkerville. Tel: 9295 4500. Visit website.

Cinema Under Starlight 2019 brought to you by Shire of Mundaring

Saturday 12 January
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (M)

Mundaring Rec Ground, Mundaring Weir Rd.
Gates open 6pm. Movie starts at sunset. Pre-movie entertainment will be provided and a selection of snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase. Bring your blanket and/or low-backed chairs to sit on.

View full program here. This year's season is made possible thanks to the support of Lotterywest, Perth Airport, Linley Valley Pork, Acciona Trility Joint Venture, the Mundaring Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank, and Australia Post. 

Mundaring Weir Hotel - Sunday Sessions

The iconic Mundaring Weir Hotel provides the perfect laid-back atmosphere for a Sunday chill out. The traditional lamb spit roast is served every Sunday - carving and serving starts at around 1pm.

Live music from one of three resident folk bands, together with the spectacular backdrop of Beelu National Park makes this an extra special way to spend a Sunday in the Perth Hills. Mundaring Weir Precinct. Tel: 9295 1106 or visit website.

Mount Helena Tavern & Restaurant

The Historic Mount Helena Tavern was brought to life in 1902. The Tavern is a traditional Australiana-style pub with a country feel that appeals to families with its large beer garden and kids playground - perfect for relaxing through the lazy days of summer.

The kitchen is open every day for lunch and dinner with daily specials available. View menu here. 900 Keane St, Mount Helena. Tel: 9572 2121

Free courtesy bus service - Mundaring Hotel and Mt Helena Tavern

Mundaring Hotel 
The FREE courtesy bus operates on Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm until midnight within a 10km radius of the hotel.  Bookings required for pick up - no need to book for drop off.
Enquiries to Mundaring Hotel. Tel: 9295 1006


Mount Helena Tavern & Restaurant

LIVE MUSIC on Friday nights from 8:30pm. FREE BUS to pick you up and take you home every Friday, Saturday Nights and Sunday afternoons. For more information call the Tavern. Tel: 9572 2121

Celebrate Australia Day in Perth Hills - Mundaring

Another long weekend is just around the corner! With the craziness of Christmas behind us and memories of your New Year celebrations fading fast, before you know it, it will be time to muster family and friends for another special day on the calendar.

Be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page to stay up to date on Australia Day events and activities in and around Perth Hills-Mundaring.

Midland Tourist Park - Summer Special Deal

Midland Tourist Park is conveniently located to explore the beautiful Perth Hills and Swan Valley and offers a Special Deal for those who love travelling with a caravan or a campervan. Stay on a powered tourist van site and receive every 7th night free for up to 28 nights until 28/02/19. Offfering free WiFi, spa-swimming pool, BBQ area, recreation room and friendly relaxing environment. The Park also has a wide range of accommodation options from small en-suite rooms to large self-contained chalets. Book directly and benefit from available special offers. Visit website here. 6 Toodyay Rd, Middle Swan. Open Mon-Sun 8am –6pm.

Monthly Markets will be back in February!

There will no markets this month. The Mundaring Rotary Club in partnership with Shire of Mundaring and Mundaring Community Bank Branch will be hosting a special Twilight market on Saturday 9 February and the Chidlow Hall Market Day will also be a Twilight market, which will be held on Saturday 16 February.

More information in February newsletter.

Mundaring District Museum - Made in Mundaring exhibition

Throughout January
his new temporary exhibition explores the many marvellous items that have been ‘Made in Mundaring’. From the granite slabs quarried at Mahogany Creek for the Perth GPO to the beautiful stained-glass windows made in Greenmount by Gowers & Brown, the range of building materials, foods, domestic objects, artworks, and inventions made locally is extraordinary. The labour and creativity of people in the past, and in the present, is acknowledged in the array of objects displayed, and in the stories of the individuals who made them. Museum open Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm, Sun & public hols 10am-2.30pm.

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