On Thursday, 25 May over 40 locals gathered at the Kinglake District service centre for the ‘Mad Hatters Tea Party.’
Children and their parents turned up in costume as characters from various children’s fairy-tales with some children having made hats and costumes for the day during playgroup at Kinglake’s Neighbourhood House.
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is held annually to raise funds for the Cancer Council with the Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House, Murrindindi Shire and Kinglake Library organizing Kinglake’s Biggest Morning Tea while ‘Balloonatic’ Bill entertained children with balloon-making skills and storytelling.
Helen Simons of the Kinglake Pub supplied a variety of teapot leaf teas and commented that the day was “a really friendly group of women and [a] positive community experience…a very positive thing and a true reflection of Kinglake’s community spirit.”
Kinglake’s Biggest Morning Tea was proudly supported by the Kinglake CWA, Murrindindi Shire, Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House, Bendigo Bank (Kinglake), Flying Tarts and the Kinglake Pub.
First published in Kinglake Ranges News, 26 May, 2017.