Australia Day Awards at Nature's PowerHouse 

Join us at Nature's PowerHouse next Saturday, January 26 to celebrate what's great about our great nation. The event will include our inspirational Australia Day ambassador Tasman Bain, presentation of the 2019 Cook Shire Australia Day Award recipients and a free morning tea. This year's awards will also include a display celebrating Cook Shire Council's Centenary, which feel on January 16, 2019. Come along from 9am-12noon to join the fun. 

Library fun this school holidays

Pop into the Cooktown Library this school holidays and enjoy the air conditioning and some special activities for youngsters. Children aged 0 to 5 years can enjoy Interactive Storytime every Tuesday from 10.30am to 11am, and for older children there is craft on Tuesdays from 11am to 12.30pm and Lego Club on Thursdays from 10.30am to 12.30pm. And don't miss the Bloomfield Library open day and the official opening of the new business hub on January 19 from 9am to 12pm - free morning tea included.

Keep your holiday cool at the Cooktown Pool

The Cooktown Pool is the place to stay cool during the January school holidays, with pool games on Mondays and Wednesdays and the inflatable obstacle course on Tuesdays and Thursdays, both from 1pm to 4pm. Normal pool opening hours now apply. 


 

DateEventContact
January 19 Bloomfield Library business hub opening, 9am-12noon Bloomfield Library 4060 8342
January 23 Cooktown Community Gold Network meeting, Cooktown Bowls Club, 5.30pm Cooktown Community Gold Network
January 26 Australia Day Awards ceremony, Nature's PowerHouse, 9am Council 4069 5444
January 26 Seven Seas Mariner cruise ship arrival, weather dependent Council 4069 5444
January 28 Australia Day public holiday
January 29 First day of school for 2019
January 31-18 Bridge closures on Mulligan Highway from 8am-8.30am and 1pm-1.30pm Department of Transport and Main Roads
February 1 Learn to Swim registration closes Cooktown Pool 4069 6928
February 2 9 week Learn to Swim program start Cooktown Pool 4069 6928
February 6 Cooktown Community Gold Network meeting, Cooktown Bowls Club, 5.30pm Cooktown Community Gold Network
February 20 Cooktown Community Gold Network meeting, Cooktown Bowls Club, 5.30pm Cooktown Community Gold Network

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