OBI OBI HALL

 

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OUR FROGS NEED YOU

Eva Ford, Catchment Officer with the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee, is asking all landholders in the Obi and Kidaman Creek communities to contribute to the Find a Frog in February citizen science program. This information is accessed by all sorts of people and agencies for planning, research, development applications, general interest. This is how you can make a difference to the future good management of our native species and their habitats.

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Another meeting of  Sunshine Coast Community Hall Committee members at Eudlo Hall

Buderim Hall, Caloundra Hall, Cooloolabin Hall, Eudlo Hall, Gheerulla Hall, Kureelpa Hall, Landsborough Hall, Mapleton Hall, Mooloolah Hall Peachester Hall and Obi Obi Hall attended this bi-monthly meeting.

A proposal by a group of Sunshine Coast performers and artists to provide a travelling show celebrating nature through songs, photography, stories and verse which would be presented monthly rotating through local community halls  was presented.

A trivia night competition between community halls and an alternative wedding expo promoting community halls were discussed.

 

First wedding for 2018

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Various fire brigades including Obi Obi Rural Fire Brigade attended a large grass fire at Cambroon last Saturday night

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Debrief after extinguishing the fire

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March Obi Surplus Enjoyment awaits and hopefully it will be as wonderful as our last one.  If you were lucky enough to enjoy Julie’s honey could you please bring back the jar.  Also it’s time to plant garlic so let’s put in a bit extra for the surplus (Garlic does well in pots too)

Melissa Van Kenyon – Obi Surplus Co-coordinator

A grafting demonstration was held at the last Obi Surplus held on the 7th of February

 

 

Richmond birdwing butterflies have been noticed in the Obi valley

See – http://wildlife.org.au/richmond-birdwing-conservation-network/

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OBI OBI HALL

February’s Obi Surplus

Next Wednesday the 7th of February at 9.30am

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See the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee below for more information and record sheet

http://mrccc.org.au/find-a-frog-february/

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In partnership with Jason Johnston who is replacing his boundary fencing, the hall property front fence will be replaced and a wooden wing constructed on the hall side of Staves Rd to complement the existing wooden wing. The existing front fence is in a poor condition with the some of the posts supported with star pickets

 

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Jason and Piper Johnston’s new entry sign.

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December’s Obi Surplus

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Scything demonstration

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scythe sharpening tools

From right to left, scythe anvil, a peening hammer to maintain a narrow edge profile and a mallet to set the anvil

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Looking from the hall to Obi Obi Rd over a mass of Madeira vine between the fence and the road

Madeira vine is a significant environmental weed in Queensland which is now spreading through the Obi Obi valley. It is usually found on creek banks climbing over trees

 

Latest meeting of  various Management Committee members at Landsborough Hall

These bi-monthly meetings are organized by  Jane Goodwin,  Project Officer, Community Services, Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Hall Management Committee members from Buderim War Memorial Hall, Eudlo Hall, Gheerulla Community Hall, Kureelpa Public Hall, Landsborough School of Arts, Mapleton Hall, Mooloolah Public Hall, Obi Obi and Kidaman Creek Community Hall, and Peachester Community Hall attended the meeting. The differing ways that the committees run their hall’s activities were compared and hall insurance costs discussed.

 

Landsborough Hall

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 Landsborough Hall has a watercourse running under the middle of the hall

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November’s Obi Surplus

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 Wool spinning at the Obi Surplus

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28.10.2017

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Part of the setup at The Best Wedding

Use of the hall’s grounds for wedding ceremonies is common

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