Adelaide’s award winning Cora Barclay Centre for deaf and hearing impaired children is celebrating its 65th Birthday with a Family Reunion Picnic Day on Sunday 13 November from 11:00am until 3:00pm at Walkerville Oval, Smith Street, Walkerville.
Patrons are welcome to bring a picnic basket, or buy BBQ lunch and afternoon tea for the family on the day.
Entry is free but the Centre would like to know if you are coming for catering purposes. This can be done via email to by telephoning 8267 9200.
The picnic will feature a history marquee displaying early photographs and memorabilia from the South Australian Oral School (now Cora Barclay Centre) and a video booth will be available for people to record their stories and memories.
There will be face painting and giant interactive games for young and old.
Signing Auslan interpreters will be present and Premier Jay Weatherill will be calling in on the day and at 1.30pm a 65th anniversary reunion photograph will be taken for the CBC archive.
Cora Barclay Centre CEO Michael Forwood said, "We’re specially looking forward to catching up with families from the 1970s, 80s and 90s and would like to thank Sister Majella O’Sullivan, Coordinator SA Catholic Deaf Association and Deaf Can Do who’ve been helping us track down former students and staff.
"We would also like to hear from anyone who may have photographs or video footage from the early days of the School to add to the display on the day."
The Family Reunion Picnic Day is held on Sunday 13 November 2011, 11am-3pm at Walkerville Oval, Smith Street, Walkerville.
Free entry, but please let the Cora Barclay Centre know you are coming.
For more information, please visit www.corabarclay.com.au