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Royal party on its way to visit

2012 Jacaranda Queen Sara Filewood meets her excited kindergarten class at CVAS for the first time since winning the title. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner
2012 Jacaranda Queen Sara Filewood meets her excited kindergarten class at CVAS for the first time since winning the title. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner Adam Hourigan

THE 2012 Jacaranda Queen's party will be a familiar sight throughout the Clarence Valley over the next week.

After visiting a variety of businesses - including Rathgar Lodge and Blinky Bill's Preschool - yesterday, the ladies will continue their royal duties at a venue near you.

Dates and locations for the 2012 Jacaranda Queen's party include:

Today

  • 10am, New School of Arts, South Grafton.
  • Noon, Grafton Public School.
  • 1pm, Brightsparks.
  • 1.30pm, Jack and Jill Preschool.
  • 3.30pm, Grafton Gem Club, Grafton Showground.

Tomorrow

  • 10am, Salvation Army.
  • Noon, Inner Wheel Luncheon, Vines Grafton, 139 Fitzroy St.
  • 2.30pm, Dougherty Villa.
  • 3pm, St Catherine's Villa.

Thursday

  • 7.30am, 2GF Breakfast at Market Square.
  • 1pm, Jacaranda Thursday entertainment.

Friday

  • 11.30am, Grafton Base Hospital.
  • 1.30pm, Clarence River Historical Society.
  • 2pm, Grafton Regional Gallery.

Saturday

  • 11am, TAFE markets.
  • 4.30pm, Prince St, float procession.

Sunday

  • 8am, Jacaranda fun run, Waterview Heights.
  • 5.30pm, Grafton Golf Club.

For more tour dates and times, visit jacarandafestival .org.au.

Topics:  jacaranda festival, jacaranda queen



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