Things to do
Families are invited to come along and enjoy an exciting range of new facilities.
A plaque will be unveiled to mark the occasion.
Morning tea will be provided.
What work has been done?
Council has invested $560,000 in improving the reserve.
The new playground is themed on the site’s brick making history from 1898 to the late 1940s. This includes using some original bricks made on the site and information signs. The playground includes a trampoline, swing frame, sandpit and a water play pump. Themed historical cubby houses have been installed, including a village store and a worker’s cottage. There’s a miniature fireman’s pole and slide, and logs for kids to jump on.
Other work includes:
Thank you to local residents for their input during community consultation.
Visitors can enjoy a free guided walking tour highlighting the George
Street Reserve and surrounding area’s history, including the brickworks and pug holes.
Historical items and information will be displayed. This is being organised by the Marion Historical Society, Marion Village Museum and Marion Heritage Research Centre.
The Marion City Band will be performing music from the early 1900s.
The opening is being arranged in accordance with COVID-safe practices.
Please follow the latest government health guidelines, including physical distancing and appropriate hygiene.
Hand sanitiser will be available.
Please do not attend if you are unwell.
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