Kiray Putjung Aboriginal Corporation holds NAIDOC fun day this Saturday

CULTURE: Birrawal Dance Group dancers Claudya Goodsell, Kira Andrew and Stevie Heffernan at last year's event. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers
CULTURE: Birrawal Dance Group dancers Claudya Goodsell, Kira Andrew and Stevie Heffernan at last year's event. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

Kiray Putjung Aboriginal Corporation will hold its annual family fun day this Saturday after rain postponed the July 6 event.

The family fun day will take place at the grounds of Cessnock TAFE from 10am to 2pm.

There will be a didgeridoo player, didgeridoo workshops, jewellery making, basket weaving and games at the event, along with entertainment, food stalls, rides and a barbecue.

The event is free to attend. All day ride passes will be available for $20.

A flag raising ceremony will open the event at 10am to honour Aboriginal people and reconciliation.

Meanwhile, the other NAIDOC event on this week is a Koori Cook Off at 10am today at Cessnock Hospital. Watch three teams compete to make the tastiest, healthiest recipes using bush tucker.

Check out last year's event here.