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Groups cancel Pearl Beach events

Two community groups have cancelled events planned for Pearl Beach in coming weeks due to coronavirus restrictions.

The annual Pearl Beach Food and Wine Fare planned for September 26 has been cancelled by the Pearl Beach Progress Association.

Publicity officer Ms Lynne Lillico said: "We have had to cancel the 2020 event due to the current Covid-19 pandemic."

She said this was "extremely disappointing, as favourite exhibitors return every year to showcase and sell their products"

"The exhibitors have indicated that they look forward to returning next year when we can host events in the Pearl Beach Memorial Hall once again," she said.

Ms Lillico said the association had hosted the "Fare" since 2007, "attracting large crowds who enjoy tasting and buying from a diverse range of boutique wines and gourmet foods".

Pearl Beach Singers have cancelled their annual Glee Club Concert scheduled for August 21-22.

Singer Ms Pauline Toohey said the group had discussed the possibility of setting up online Zoom sessions, so the group could still meet up weekly and sing.

"We are hoping we may be able to hold the annual Pearl Beach Community Carols before Christmas.

"We have started sourcing suitable carols so that locals, visitors and families can participate and enjoy," she said.





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