Mikayla and Linda Watson with Santa at the Calliope community Carols 29 November 2019
Mikayla and Linda Watson with Santa at the Calliope community Carols 29 November 2019

Calliope carols light up community spirits

ABOUT 1500 people flocked to Chapman Park on Friday night for the Calliope Rotary Club’s Community Christmas Carols.

Crowd gathers at the Calliope Community Carols 29 November 2019
Crowd gathers at the Calliope Community Carols 29 November 2019

Event chairman Greg Brown said it was the second year the club had run the event.

Mr Brown said the club was happy with the night.

“The feedback we had was very positive,” Mr Brown said.

“Everyone appeared to be enjoying their time, particularly the kids.”

Ella and Zach Sweeney at the Calliope Community Carols 29 November 2019
Ella and Zach Sweeney at the Calliope Community Carols 29 November 2019

Mr Brown said the event included face painting and rides for the kids.

Santa was also in attendance to share the Christmas cheer.

“The carols are all about providing a fun family atmosphere,” Mr Brown said.

All money raised will go towards the club’s community projects.

Mr Brown said the club was already looking to next year’s carols.

“We hope to keep developing it,” he said. “We welcome ideas and suggestions on how to improve.”



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