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April 15, 2024

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Twin sisters Monica and Bridget Brandolini were among the performers. Photo Eve Jeffery.
Sisters Monica and Bridget Brandolini were among the performers at last Saturday’s fun day at Federal. Photo Eve Jeffery.

Last Saturday saw the 13th Federal Park Party run in the centre of the village with a wonderful carnival atmosphere, great food and entertainment. A very talented Hannah Parrington won the busking competition and a German short-haired pointer called Buddy won the dog show – pet human Alexander was very happy about that.

There was a great turnout to support this community celebration and everyone seemed to enjoy the tunes of the Jesse Morris Band, Monica and Bridget Brandolini, Sister Remedy and Wayward Nightingales as well as local school children from Goonengerry School and Upper Coopers Creek School. DJs Pob, Mel and Scotty Brimstone played tunes after dark to the dancing hinterland crowd.  

The Eureka Public School also performed at the event and also had it’s annual stall on the park party grounds.

The rain held off through the afternoon though dark clouds threatened and the last dancers swayed until late in the evening.


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