The year 1913 is recognised as the beginning of the Plenty township. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of land in Plenty being opened up for subdivision, and to coincide with registration of the first land sales, the weekend of 12–14 April 2013 has been chosen to celebrate the occasion.
The focus of the celebrations is the „Pioneers of Plenty‟, our history past and present, and the contributions they have made.
Blogging 101 session with Meetup group, "Melbourne Bloggers" was held last Tuesday at Ivanhoe Library. It was a fun evening with heaps of information on how people are using their blogs for all sorts of purposes. Some very knowledgeable people generously shared their expertise with less experienced bloggers. It was a great night of sharing and information which hopefully will continue with another session in February. Watch out for it....
She was a dreamer, he was a thinker.
He had a question, she was the answer.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s “Pride & Prejudice”. Celebrations started on the 28th January and look set to continue all year.
As someone who thinks a lot of Austen is just not enough here are some of my favorite Austeney things:
Australian Family Tree Connections Feb 2013 is out. Look for it at Ivanhoe and Diamond Valley Libraries. This month feature articles include:
The magic of Westbrook by Adrian N Roberts
John Day born 1842-1850 Maitland NSW by Diane Gamble
Launch Summer Reading Club:
Mr George Paras, Head Ranger at the La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary will address the Heidelberg Historical Society members and visitors on “Regrowing Wildlife Habitat: The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary Experience”.
Get computer training, try out exciting new technologies and access super-fast Internet - Mill Park Library has been connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN) and is becoming a digital hub.