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Earlier this evening the forecast for Saturday 4 March became severe with certain heavy rain (100% chance). This is a great event. It brings thousands of our neighbours together for one huge moment of safe end enjoyable camaraderie, it’s valued by the event sponsors, its respected the performers, and, most importantly, it’s delivered by the local parents, caregivers and kids of Cherrybrook. That’s the type of event we want to deliver, and we can’t deliver that event, and offer the Cherrybrook community that experience, in this severe weather. So we’re postponing the event to later in the year and we’ll be back in Spring – the driest time of the year! – with the event we want to deliver for you: the biggest, funnest, and happiest evening of celebration for you, your family and your community. Watch this space for more news in coming weeks. … [more]
YES, we have a close and easy wet weather option for the Cherrybrook ‘Movie Under the Stars’ event this Saturday 4 March 2017
HERE’S WHAT TO DO .. Come to John Purchase Oval for the event – that’s where the event was in previous years – and, if we’re using the wet weather option, follow the sealed/concrete path past the oval to John Purchase School and the large covered outdoor open area at John Purchase School which has a covered large flat performance area with covered stadium style seating around it. … and we’ll all enjoy this great event! This wet weather option area is only 60 seconds walk from the oval and we’ll have volunteers who will direct you. If the weather improves, we’ll see you outdoors at John Purchase Oval, and, if not, we’re see you at the large sheltered/covered outdoor area at John Purchase school only 60 seconds away. IF WE USE THE WET WEATHER OPTION, WHAT ELSE CHANGES?
We’re in the news! Check out these articles ‘Scouts Under the Stars’ – Hills News and ‘Champs Support Flick Night’ – Hornsby Advocate . We’re also ON for Saturday 4 March 2017 from 4:30pm as planned. Saturday is predicted to be a similar day to Wednesday this week where there were blue skies at 4:30pm in the afternoon and overcast by 9:00pm, warm with temperature in the low 20s. We think that would work for us all on Saturday! If any contingency plans are required these will be communicated on this website on Friday by 12:00pm. John Purchase Oval is new and drains really well but it may still be a bit damp so bring a blanket or picnic rug. … [more]
We’re theming aspects of pre-movie entertainment as ‘saluting those who serve the community’. The Cherrybrook Rural Fire Service will bring the big red truck for foam water blasting, Hornsby State Emergency will exhibit a rescue truck and boat, Ryde Local Area Command will feature a Police car and a van, and Hornsby Council will feature a library stall. St John’s Ambulance will keep a safe eye on everyone and feature a 4WD Ambulance. All of these groups, along with Scouts, are about active citizenship, community safety, and helping out where we live. Come along and let the kids enjoy climbing in and out the big cars and trucks! … [more]
The Cherrybrook ‘Movie Under the Stars’ and fireworks show is such a family-friendly event – there’s really something for everyone and we’re proud to announce this year’s exciting on-stage performances to keep you entertained prior to the movie. … [more]
‘Zootopia’, the movie for this weekend’s Cherrybrook ‘Movie Under the Stars’ event just won the Academy Award for the Best Animated Feature! Come along this weekend on Saturday 4 March 2017 and see this Academy Award winning film with great messages about courage, empathy, tolerance, and teamwork. … [more]
This year, there’s a bigger screen, longer fireworks finale after the movie, and more activities and entertainment before the movie! Here’s some …
◾Kids can meet the life-size stars of ‘Zootopia’!
◾Kids can meet Kym the Scout Mascot, climb the Scouts NSW Climbing Wall, get bouncy on the Scouts Horizontal Bungee (new!), and learn circus skills from the Cirque du Scouts circus team (new!)
◾There’s awesome prizes, jumping castle, face-painting, AFL target kicking, LEGO displays, ‘Games Club’, and Library stall
This year there’s a bigger screen, a longer fireworks show and more attractions like the Scouts Horizontal Bungee, appearing for the first time at the 6th annual Cherrybrook ‘Movie Under the Stars’ event on Saturday 4 March 2017. A very popular attraction, the Scouts Horizontal Bungee is sure to keep the kids entertained! Run, crawl, struggle along the track to try and get to the end, then get flung back onto the soft inflatable bed! … [more]
The famous Scouts NSW climbing wall again be a special attraction at Cherrybrook ‘Movie Under the Stars’
Beat the queue at the Easter Show … the famous Scouts NSW climbing wall will be a special attraction at the Cherrybrook ‘Movie Under the Stars’ on Saturday 4 March 2017. The 1st Cherrybrook Scout group bring the adventure to you! Be prepared for an exciting and challenging activity that will really engage your child prior to the movie. … [more]
The Hornsby Unit of the NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is joining the 6th annual Cherrybrook ‘Movie Under the Stars’ event on Saturday 4 March 2017 for the kids to explore their rescue truck and boat and to learn about keeping safe in our community … and don’t forget to meet their mascot Paddy Platypus! He’s great at helping kids to learn and remember the things they can do to stay safer in floods and storms. … [more]