PHOTOS: Week in Review, May 2

Enjoy our gallery of things that made news this week, including a giant pumpkin and a visit by The Wiggles
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PHOTOS: Week in Review, May 2 Lyn Harry and Margaret Millington-Ramsay from Mildura Red Cross are appealing for more donations of winter clothes and blankets ahead of the colder months.

Chef Jim McDougall with mozzarella carrozza, kangaroo sausages with beetroot and Mildura Brewery beersahead of the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular in May. Jim will showcase his food, matched with craft beers from Mildura Brewery, at the festival in Melbourne.

The Mildura Arts Centre was alive with laughter and dancing yesterday with The Wiggles in town, entertaining their excited fans with hits like “Hot Potato” and “Toot Toot Chuga Chuga Big Red Car”. Original member Anthony Field led the way singing, dancing and interacting with the audience.

The Mildura Arts Centre was alive with laughter and dancing yesterday with The Wiggles in town, entertaining their excited fans with hits like “Hot Potato” and “Toot Toot Chuga Chuga Big Red Car”. Pictured: Lachlan Gillespie entertains a sea of excited fans at the Mildura Arts Centre.

The Wiggles concert held at the Mildura Arts Centre. Pictured: Dorothy fan Lilly Pulhan, 4 from Merbein was eager to see her idols on stage, making sure she had her dancing shoes on.

The Wiggles concert held at the Mildura Arts Centre. Pictured: Huge Wiggles fans brothers Stratton, 4 and Crosby Orr, 2 from Broken Hill.

The Wiggles concert held at the Mildura Arts Centre. Pictured: Brock, 3 and Izaac Juggins, 5 from Adelaide are big fans of The Wiggles.

Artist Sharon Greenaway with her exhibition ‘Imagining Mum’ at the Mildura Arts Centre.

Mallee District Aboriginal Services Medical Centre funding announcement. Pictured: Rudolph Kirby – Chief Executive Officer at Mallee District Aboriginal Services with Member for Mildura Peter Crisp.

Mildura bowls and tennis club greenkeeper Shane Moritz with his two trainees, Eric Magoga and Gaylen Payne who are completing their certificate 2 in horticulture.

There has been a constant flow of crowds at the Avoca since it sunk on Saturday. With many lining up to take photos and catch a glimpse of this rare sight.

There has been a constant flow of crowds at the Avoca since it sunk on Saturday. With many lining up to take photos and catch a glimpse of this rare sight.

There has been a constant flow of crowds at the Avoca since it sunk on Saturday. With many lining up to take photos and catch a glimpse of this rare sight.

James Healy sent in this photo of the sunken Avoca.

Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”Pictured: Lisa Robbins, Robyn Cavendish, Karen Milner and Andrea Bock rallied together to share support, stories and champagne in the name of breast cancer awareness at Mandy Williams’ Seasons’ fundraising event A Classic High Tea.

Doug and Merle Watson from Mildura celebrated their 65th year wedding anniversary on the 28th April

Doug and Merle Watson from Mildura celebrated their 65th year wedding anniversary on the 28th April. Pictured holding their wedding photo.

Doug and Merle Watson from Mildura celebrated their 65th year wedding anniversary on the 28th AprilPictured: Their wedding photo published in the Sunraysia Daily in 1949

Chloe Helms, 10, Cooper Dalton, 9, Frankee-May Keenan, 7, Trampus Keenan, 9, Ethan Zrna, 11, Liam Helms, 14, Bree Ritchie, 13, Tori Zrna, 13, Brayden Parker, 11, Rick Parker, Lachlan McSwain and Emily Ritchie will be competing in the BMX national championships in Shepparton this week.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place with special tour guests The Wolfe Brothers.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place with special tour guests The Wolfe Brothers.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place with special tour guests The Wolfe Brothers.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place with special tour guests The Wolfe Brothers.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place with special tour guests The Wolfe Brothers.

Young emerging artist, Holly Smith from Mildura entertains crowds as the support act for Lee Kernaghan at the Nowingi Place concert.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi PlacePictured: Wentworth friends Ricki Martin, 13, Abby Taylor, 13, Courtney Watson, 14 and Jessica Priest, 13 were finally able to stop counting down the days after seeing their idol Lee Kernaghan perform last night.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place.Pictured: Mildura brothers and big Lee Kernaghan fans, Toby, 10 and Riley Wise, 7.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place.Pictured: Merbein South Lee Kernaghan fans: (back L-R) Craig and Melissa Baker, Roley Paver and Rex and Chris Byrne with (front L-R) Luke and Merrin Hudson, Rob Stevens, Bernadette Paver and Vicki Wilson were all front stage and dancing at the concert.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place.Pictured: Merbein South’s Rex Byrne with huge Lee Kernaghan fan Luke Hudson who wore his Lee Kernaghan signed hat to the show.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place.Pictured: Larry O’Bree and Lisa Pay of Merbein brought along a Lee Kernaghan cutout to the show.

Lee Kernaghan concert at Nowingi Place.Pictured: Angus Pahl, 9 with mum Sally and best mate Wyll Ebbles, 11 from Nichols Point couldn’t wait to see Lee Kernaghan perform.

TRACTOR RESTORATION & APPRECIATION CLUB SUNRAYSIA (TRACS) truck and tractor show this weekend. Pictured: People wander through the rows of tractors and trucks.

TRACTOR RESTORATION & APPRECIATION CLUB SUNRAYSIA (TRACS) truck and tractor show this weekend. Pictured: Max Lambert of Mildura with a Massey Ferguson Tractor

TRACTOR RESTORATION & APPRECIATION CLUB SUNRAYSIA (TRACS) truck and tractor show this weekend. Pictured: People wander through the rows of tractors and trucks.

TRACTOR RESTORATION & APPRECIATION CLUB SUNRAYSIA (TRACS) truck and tractor show this weekend. Pictured: Lachlan, 10, Mason, 7 and Jacob 3 Purdue of Mildura

TRACTOR RESTORATION & APPRECIATION CLUB SUNRAYSIA (TRACS) truck and tractor show this weekend. Pictured: Connor Morgan 6 with Ray Hill of Curlwaa’s K3 International truck

TRACTOR RESTORATION & APPRECIATION CLUB SUNRAYSIA (TRACS) truck and tractor show this weekend. Pictured: Ross and Anne Gilligan from Buffalo Victoria

TRACTOR RESTORATION & APPRECIATION CLUB SUNRAYSIA (TRACS) truck and tractor show this weekend. Pictured: John and Billy Cattanach from Ouyen with Vic Pollesel’s truck

TRACTOR RESTORATION & APPRECIATION CLUB SUNRAYSIA (TRACS) truck and tractor show this weekend. Pictured: Geoff Bate with his Chamberlain Super 70 diesel tandem hitch.

Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”Pictured: Friends Sharon Lyell and Stacey Evans, of Mildura enjoyed some bubbles and sweets at the Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”

Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”Pictured: Barbara and daughter Sue Bailey, of Mildura enjoyed the day spent at the Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”.

Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”Pictured: Breast cancer survivors(front) Jenny Treeby, April Fuda, (back) Jodie Bromley, Cherie Wolfe and Louise Williams modelled both confidence and new collections from Twiggy’s boutique and Q Central as part of A Classic High Tea.

Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”Pictured: Ladies enjoy a day filled with sparkles, bubbles, fashion, and beautifully sweet things all to help the Mildura Mother’s Day Classic.

Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”Pictured: Event organiser Mandy Williams with McGrath Foundation breast care nurse Louise James.

Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”Pictured: Andy Williams made sure glasses were never empty at the Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser “A Classic High Tea”

Mildura’s Lucy Rose Doolan, 23, is one of only six Victorians chosen to participate in the National Indigenous Youth Parliament at the end of the month.

The Chaffey Aged Care Support Group have grown a 79kg pumpkin as part of the Chaffey Aged Care Pumpkin Festival. Residents and staff all had a chance at guessing the weight of the pumpkin with Shirley Jones the closest guess of 80kg. Pictured: Chaffey Aged Care resident dog Goldie found a new place to sit with the help of Chaffey Aged Care chief executive Darren Midgley.

The Chaffey Aged Care Support Group have grown a 79kg pumpkin as part of the Chaffey Aged Care Pumpkin Festival. Residents and staff all had a chance at guessing the weight of the pumpkin with Shirley Jones the closest guess of 80kg. Pictured: Volunteers Julie Hayward and Gloria McKenzie made sure to get into the pumpkin spirit.

The Chaffey Aged Care Support Group have grown a 79kg pumpkin as part of the Chaffey Aged Care Pumpkin Festival. Residents and staff all had a chance at guessing the weight of the pumpkin with Shirley Jones the closest guess of 80kg. Pictured: Chaffey Aged Care residents June Carter and Peg Hayward enjoy some pumpkin scones.

The Chaffey Aged Care Support Group have grown a 79kg pumpkin as part of the Chaffey Aged Care Pumpkin Festival. Residents and staff all had a chance at guessing the weight of the pumpkin with Shirley Jones the closest guess of 80kg. Pictured: Peter Lang mc’d the event and entertained residents dressed as a gaint pumpkin, pictured with residents Merle Knights and Violet Hartshorn.

The Chaffey Aged Care Support Group have grown a 79kg pumpkin as part of the Chaffey Aged Care Pumpkin Festival. Residents and staff all had a chance at guessing the weight of the pumpkin with Shirley Jones the closest guess of 80kg. Pictured: Chaffey Aged Care Support Group members Don Fabich, Barry Power and Ray Barraclough who are responsible for growing the massive pumpkin with Keith Jamieson who fertilized the pumpkin and kept a close eye on its growing process.

The Chaffey Aged Care Support Group have grown a 79kg pumpkin as part of the Chaffey Aged Care Pumpkin Festival. Residents and staff all had a chance at guessing the weight of the pumpkin with Shirley Jones the closest guess of 80kg. Pictured: Chaffey Aged Care residents Glad Wood and Keith Jamieson with their guesses of 81 and 95. Keith is also responsible for fertilizing the pumpkin and has kept a close eye on its growing process.

Teddy bear health care workshop at Ranfurly primary school.Prep students Macy Jayet and Faith Misimoa Maulaivao pick up some tips from Monash University medical student Emma Sanderson during the Teddy Bears Hospital visit to Ranfurly Primary School.

Teddy bear health care workshop at Ranfurly primary school.Mia Blaby and Maurice Beasy with Teddy during the Teddy Bears Hospital visit to Ranfurly Primary School.

Teddy bear health care workshop at Ranfurly primary school.Prep students Jack Lang and Dylan Ahearn take care of their teddies.

Fishers IGA Irymple progress

Fishers IGA Irymple progress

ABC TV filming Jim McDougal and sous chef jack Attrill at Stefanos for One Night Stand 2014 coverage

ABC TV filming Jim McDougal and sous chef jack Attrill at Stefanos for One Night Stand 2014 coverage

Andrew Broad officially opens the new Trade Training Centre facility at Mildura Senior College.Andrew Broad speaks Mildura Senior College metal work student Jack Tomich.

Andrew Broad officially opens the new Trade Training Centre facility at Mildura Senior College.Andrew Broad talks with Mildura Senior College Electronics teacher, Gavin Alexander about what the new facility offers.

Andrew Broad officially opens the new Trade Training Centre facility at Mildura Senior College.Mildura Senior College Product Design teacher Garry Gibson talks to Andrew Broad about what the new facility offers.

Andrew Broad officially opens the new Trade Training Centre facility at Mildura Senior College.Unveiling of the plaque with School captains from left, Tyler Trevaskis, Gemma Lehmann and Joel Knight and Andrew Broad

Zoe Support received a one-off payment from MRCC because the organisation was in desperate need of funding and at risk of closure. The $15,000 payment went toward installing a shade sail above the play equipment and providing more supplies for the kitchen/cooking classes, etc.From left, Anne Webster with Cayden, 1, mum-to-be Billie-Anne Robson with Patricia, 1 and Boronagh Williams with William, 2 underneath the new shade sails that is covering the play equipment.

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