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One Girl Charity Fundraiser

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

DO IT IN A DRESS FIESTA at the MECHANICS INSTITUTE, 284 GREAT WESTERN HIGHWAY LAWSON.

Two years ago, the locals ‘Did it in a Dress’, now we’re going to ‘Do It in a Dress Again’. Join us for a night of fun, food and frocks, drink and dance. It isn’t compulsory to wear a school uniform, but you just know you want to! You won’t be alone if you don a dress to raise awareness of the plight of the 60 million girls around the world that don’t get the chance to wear school uniforms, something that we all take for granted.

 

THE CHARITY

The event will raise money for the ONE GIRL CHARITY which helps in educating girls in Sierra Leone and Uganda. In line with the original principles of the Mechanics Institutes in promoting education of the disadvantaged to improve lives the One Girl Charity seeks to harness the power of education to advance change in the lives of girls in their communities. The charity has raised $2.5 million since it was established in 2009 and has helped over 12,000 girls achieve a high school education. They provide scholarships, school uniforms, school buildings, toilets and other resources to help keep girls in school.

 

THE MUSIC

Local legends, GROOVE COOP, KAZIAH AND SAMBA TROMBADA will be joined by a Mystery Band all the way from Wollongong.

 

TIMES

 

DOORS OPEN FROM 6.00PM

[WHOLESOME FOOD, DRINKS AND SNACKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. Beer and wine sales by donation]

SHOWS FROM 7 PM

 

TICKET COST:

Adult Pre booked tickets:           $15 Adults

(Pay at the door:                       $20 Adult)

12-17 year olds:                        $5

Children under 12                     are free or by gold coin donation.

Tickets are available at the door. EFTPOS available.

ONLINE BOOKINGS now open on line https://www.trybooking.com/BGCHK

 

RAFFLE

We are also running a raffle on the night. Buy tickets at the door. Tickets for the raffle: $5 each or 5 for $20

Prizes:

  1. Hydro Majestic High Tea at the Wintergarden
  2. Family pass for Scenic World (2 adults, 5 kids)
  3. A workshop voucher at Lyttleton Store
  4. A voucher from the Food Coop

 

INFO ABOUT THE CHARITY

For more information on One Girl, go to: https://www.onegirl.org.au/event/doit-

in-a-dress-2019

DONATION

If you can’t make it but would like to DONATE to this great cause, please go to:

https://www.onegirl.org.au/fundraisers/katechidlow/do-it-in-a-dress-2019

Donations are tax deductible.

 

ABOUT THE BANDS:

Mountain faves, THE GROOVE CO-OP will be doing it in whatever they can manage, plying their musky brew of funky grooves to blow your dress up late into the night.

 

KAZIAH are a young Blue Mountains band. They play all-original indie/psych/rock songs and have a growing reputation in the mountains.

They’ve also been on Triple J’s Unearthed.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/kaziahband/about/?ref=page_internal

 

SAMBA TROMBADA is a funky, Blue Mountains Brazilian percussion group. They get you jumping and will no doubt do it again on November 16.

https://www.facebook.com/sambatrombada/

 

PLUS

A MYSTERY BAND from Wollongong.

 

DO IT NOW

Don’t procrastinate; lock in your booking at. https://www.trybooking.com/BGCHK

 

MORE INFO ABOUT THE EVENT

Contact Kate Chidlow on 0424 526 265 or chidlowkate@gmail.com

Details

Date:
November 16
Time:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
https://www.trybooking.com/BGCHK

Organizer

Friends of the Mechanics Institute
Phone:
0403033947
Email:
mechanicsinstitutelawson@gmail.com

Venue

Mechanics Institute Lawson
284 Great Western Highway
Lawson, NSW 2783
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