NORTH WEST SECTION
Veteran Car Club of Australia (Tasmania )Inc
The listed events on this page are not all sanctioned Club runs so check and see the section events and fill out one of your logbook days if it is not listed in the Club events.
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Square Dancing - Saturday 18th March
The Launceston Square Dance Club is putting on dance demonstrations at the North West club rooms starting at 7pm. A special guest artist will be appearing. Everyone is welcome and bring along your friends, lucky door and raffle prizes with proceeds going to the car club. Entry fee is a plate of supper to share.
For further information please contact Roly – 64278236 or 0418 576 352.
Top Gear @ Stanley Car and Bike Show – 19th March
Stanley Showgrounds, Marine Esplanade, Stanley 8:30 am – 2:30 pm.
Cars, bikes and small trucks welcome. Public voting closes at 1pm. Public entry $5, drivers and
children under 12 free. Register on the day. Event is presented by Rocky Cape Lions Club with all
proceeds towards a statewide Lions mobile skin cancer vehicle.
A Night at the Movies - Saturday 25th March
We will be showing a film made in the early 2000's about the first motorised crossing of the USA.
Horatio Nelson Jackson, a 31 year old physician, joined a debate at a nearby table where the
opinion was strongly held that the automobile was only suitable for short trips in a small radius
around a spare parts depot, but otherwise was useless. Horatio disagreed, and wagered $50 that
he could drive from the west to east coasts in 3 months or less. First, he had to get a car. To see
how he went, roll up in your automobile between 6.30 and 7 p.m. Please bring a plate to share for
supper afterwards. The film runs for 1hr 46 minutes. Did he collect his $50?
Enquiries to John Turner 0429 083 268.
The annual Searoad Devonport Motor Show - Sunday 26th March
Brought to you by the Rotary Club of Devonport North, the annual Searoad Devonport Motor
Show is back at its new home of Aitkenhead Point. Members wishing to attend the Motor Show
need to complete an Entry Form provided by the Organisers. Club members will be entering as a
Group, and will need to assemble at the Car Park, James Street, Devonport (opposite the Main
Gates to the Football Ground) and be prepared to leave the Car Park at 9.30am. Entry is via their
website or by following this link: https://devonportmotorshow.com.au/entryform/
Apple Festival/Heritage Festival at Spreyton Primary School - Friday 31st March
Twilight Festival from 3:30pm to 7:00pm
(12pm start if prepared to display vehicles for the school children)
Set up is anytime between 9am and 2pm only. There will be a big ‘horseshoe’ type spot at the
back of the school oval. Entry via Bay drive. There will be someone to direct you all in. The
entrance gate is just at the turning circle, at the back of the school.
The festival starts at 3:30 - 7 on Friday 31st March.
All are invited to our Devonshire arvo tea at the Festival. Please know that you are all welcome
and that we will be providing members with a complimentary Devonshire Tea
(compliments of J.G.Broun and the Broun Donohue family).
We are very appreciative that your club can come to our community event.
NW Cuppa & Chat - Wednesday 5th April
These gatherings will be held at the NW Clubrooms starting at 1.30pm. Come along for a cuppa
and enjoy the company of fellow members. Spare Parts and library are generally open. Have a
look, you may find a spare part or book to read.
Smithton Run - 29th April 2023
Meeting at South Burnie Yacht Club, ‘Yachties’ at 8.30am, to leave at 8.45am. We will be traveling via the highway to ‘Duck River Pavilions Visitor Centre’ 12 Nelson Street, Smithton, to view the rotary dairy and cheese tasting. A bus trip is included. The tour starts at 10am and will be 1 hour in duration and cost $10pp. Visiting the Heritage Centre costs $5 (worth a look and we have received a group discount as this is usually $15 for pensioner/concession holders). We will then travel to Tall Timbers for lunch, a two-course set menu. They are opening especially for us so we will need a minimum of 20 people for this to happen. Names to Kate Mitchell ph 04288344820 strictly no later than 7th April. (Please leave a message or text if needed.)
Bingo and Chook Wheel - Saturday 17th June
Bring a plate of supper to share. Eyes down at 7:30PM
Next General Meeting Sunday 2nd April, commencing at 10:00 am.
Bring your lunch and weather permitting those that want to can walk the new Turners Beach walkway
and/or go for a coffee run.
General Meeting Sunday 7th May 10 AM
Next Committee Meetings 5th April 2023, 6:00pm
Notice of Annual General Meeting, NW 4th June, 2023, commencing at 10:00 am