Whats On

What's on in Gladstone this weekend

EVENTS    -    GIGS    -    MOVIES

LOOKING for something to do in the Gladstone region this weekend? Here's a rundown of some of the events and activities available.

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EVENTS

FRIDAY

Movie session for parents and kids 

MUMS, dads and bubs are invited to come along to the Gladstone cinemas to attend a child-friendly event at 9.30am.

Ticket are $8 or $20 for Gold room. The lights will be left on and dimmed and the sound is lowered  Visit the website for more information. 

Artworks celebrate NAIDOC Week

TO celebrate National NAIDOC Week 2014, a selection of artist prints and paintings from Gladstone Art Gallery and Museum's permanent collection will be on display, along with works by local Murri artists.

Artwork can be viewed daily during the gallery's opening hours. The gallery as at the corner of Goondoon and Bramston Sts, Gladstone. More details here.

Night of Cat Stevens music

PEACE Train, the Cat Stevens Story will be performed at Gladstone Entertainment Centre from 8pm.

The intimate acoustic performance starring Darren Coggan will "strike a chord with anyone who longs for something more".

Enjoy a night of music and story-telling, and journey back in time as Darren recreates Cat's timeless songs as they were originally written, on acoustic guitar and piano.

Tickets cost $55. More details here.

Musicals Through the Decades

GLADSTONE Performing Arts Company performers including the Company of Voices, soloists and youth theatre will take their audience on a journey through time performing much-loved musical classics.

The show will include songs from Pirates of Penzance, The Lion King, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Chicago and The Lion King, plus Queen classics and more.

Tickets are available though GPAC members or at Fantasy Rags, Goondoon St, at a cost of $20 adults, $17 seniors and $12 students.

Raffles and refreshments will be available. The performance is being held at Shed 19, 19 Dalrymple Dr, Toolooa, from 7.30pm.

The show will also be performed on Saturday at the same time.

SATURDAY

Show time at Mt Larcom

THE Mt Larcom and District Show Society hosts the only agricultural show in the area and it is known as the "friendly show"

Those attending will see a genuine country show with horses competing in showjumping as well as the elegant hacks and the Clydesdales.

There also will be stud cattle, show dogs, trade displays and market stalls, ute muster, chainsaws, and sideshow alley.

One of the features of the Mt Larcom Show is the Ballee Farm Animal Nursery where people can cuddle a lamb or gently hold a chicken.

There are also caged birds and poultry competitions.

On Saturday night there will be horse sporting events and fireworks, before patrons enjoy a drink at the bar and listen to a band play.

The show runs from 8am on Saturday until 3pm on Sunday. Entry is $10 adults and $5 children aged 5-14.

The showgrounds are on Narrows Rd, Mt Larcom. More details here.

Kookaburra Kindy tea party

HIGH fashion will meet winter wonderland at the annual Kookaburra Creek Kindergaten Tea Party from 1.30pm to 7pm.

Enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival, the annual queen of desserts cake competition, fashion parade by Miss Havana Nights, raffles, lucky door prizes, table competitions and much more.

A ladies' day would not be complete without prizes for best dressed, best hat and best shoes.

Tickets cost $75. The event will be held at the Gladstone Entertainment Centre.

Phone 0423 079 494 for more details or visit the tea party's Facebook page for a booking form here.

Get groove on with Maori reggae

GLOBAL roots phenomenon Katchafire will bring their Maori reggae sound to Harvey Road Tavern.

The band has shared the stage with artists such as Damien Marley, Steel Pulse, UB40, The Wailers, Michael Franti and Spearhead.

Tickets cost $45 pre-sale or $50 at the door unless sold out. The show starts at 7.30pm. Click here for tickets.

Baffle Creek celebrates its strength

THE Baffle Creek community will celebrate its strength in the face of natural disaster at a special free event.

There will be performances including music, dance and circus.

Digital animations and short films capturing the stories of our region will be shown. And a sculpture woven by the community will form part of the stage.

Those attending should take their own chairs or blankets. Food and drink will be available.

Gates open at 4pm and the program starts at 5pm, at the Baffle Creek Sport and Rec reserve, Coast Rd, Baffle Creek.

Gladstone South School trash and treasure

GLADSTONE South School P&C is hosting a giant trash and treasure event in the school hall.

Head along and grab a bargain, enjoy a sausage sizzle and have your car washed by students.

The event will be held from 7.30am to 2pm at 153 Toolooa St, Gladstone.

Friends of Bindaree Garage Sale

THE Friends of Bindaree Garage Sale is a popular market event at Boyne Island run monthly by Bindaree Lodge Aged Care Facility.

You can find lots of bargains on second hand clothing, manchester, books, footwear, toys, furniture and much more.

The markets run from 7am to noon at 1 Beacon Ave, Boyne Island.

Miriam Vale Lions Markets in the Park

THE Miriam Vale Lions Club hosts the Miriam Vale Markets on the third Saturday of each month at Blomfield St, Miriam Vale.

Stroll through the delightful cool and shady park to view a variety of stalls, or try a sizzling fillet steak, sausage or bacon burger.

The markets run from 7am to noon.

Biloela Markets in the Park

HELD on the third Saturday of each month, Biloela Markets in the Park offer a wide variety of stalls for everyone to enjoy.

People can enjoy the delicious fresh produce, try their green thumb with huge variety of plants, and find that special piece of jewellery, clothing, accessories and hand crafted goodies.

The markets run from 9.30am to 2pm at Barimis Park, Callide St, Biloela.

Get fit with Parkrun

STOCKLAND Gladstone and Parkrun Australia faciliate a unique, community run program that provides free weekly timed 5km running events for people of all ages and abilities every Saturday morning from 7am - 8am at Lions Park.

Register online here before your first run.

SUNDAY

Discovery Coast Markets

THE Discovery Coast Markets are held on the second and fourth Sunday of each month at the SES Grounds on Captain Cook Dr between Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy.

Come and browse the arts and crafts, bric-a-brac and fresh produce available to purchase from 8am to noon.

During the school holidays the markets are held every Sunday.

Sunday session at Yachties

GLADSTONE Yacht Club will have a Sunday session in Yachties Beer Garden with live music from 2pm by Prahlad, and great drink specials.

The session runs from 2pm to 6pm.

GIGS

FRIDAY

  • Yaralla Sports Club: Bingo 10am and 1pm
  • Queens Hotel: Dance until late with Karina and Mak
  • Gladstone Bowls: Bingo, 10am; Wolves Soccer Club bingo, 7.30pm
  • Club Hotel: 888 PL Poker registration 6.30pm for 7.30pm start
  • Rocky Glen Hotel: 4Play from 8pm
  • Tannum Sands Hotel: Unicorn Sunrise from 8.15pm

SATURDAY

  • Yaralla Sports Club: Free Poker, 7pm
  • Queens Hotel: Dance until late with Karina and Mak
  • Grand Hotel: 888 PL Poker, registration from 1pm for 2pm start
  • Tannum Sands Hotel: 4Play from 8.15pm
  • Rocky Glen Hotel: A2Z from 8pm
  • Gladstone Reef Hotel: Lonely Boy from 9pm
  • Young Aussie Hotel: JD's Karaoke from 8pm
  • Coal N Cattle Moura: Piper Down from 8pm
  • Harvey Road Tavern: Katchafire from 7.30pm

SUNDAY

  • Young Aus Hotel: Raffles, 11.30am
  • Queens Hotel: 888 PL Poker, registration 1pm for 2pm start
  • Yaralla: Bingo 1pm
  • Railway Hotel: Sunday session, 2pm
  • Gladstone Bowls: Wolves Soccer Club bingo, 7.30pm
  • Rocky Glen Hotel: Ben Beasley from 2pm
  • Tannum Sands Hotel: Lonely Boy from 2pm

MOVIES

FRIDAY

  • Bad Neighbours: 11.55am (GR), 12.10pm, 9.15pm
  • Maleficient: 9.45pm, 2.20pm, 4.50pm, 6.50pm
  • Blended: 9.45am, 11.45pm, 1.55pm (GR), 4.20pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
  • Edge of Tomorrow: 9.30am, 12.10pm (3D), 2.05pm, 4.15pm (GR), 6.55pm, 9.15pm
  • X-Men Days of Future Past: 11.45am, 8.50pm
  • The Fault in Our Stars: 9.30am (GR), 9.45am, 2.25pm, 4.20pm, 6.50pm
  • A Million Ways To Die In The West: 2.10pm, 4.30pm, 9.10pm
  • 22 Jump Street: 11.45am, 2pm, 4.15pm, 6.30pm, 6.30pm (GR), 8.45pm (GR), 8.45pm
  • How to Train Your Dragon: 9.30am, 10.30am, 12.35pm, 2.40pm, 4.45pm, 7pm

SATURDAY

  • Bad Neighbours: 11.55am (GR), 12.10pm, 9.15pm
  • Maleficient: 9.45pm, 2.20pm, 4.50pm, 6.50pm
  • Blended: 9.45am, 11.45pm, 1.55pm (GR), 4.20pm, 6.50pm, 9.10pm
  • Edge of Tomorrow: 9.30am, 12.10pm (3D), 2.05pm, 4.15pm (GR), 6.55pm, 9.15pm
  • X-Men Days of Future Past: 11.45am, 8.50pm
  • The Fault in Our Stars: 9.30am (GR), 9.45am, 2.25pm, 4.20pm, 6.50pm
  • A Million Ways To Die In The West: 2.10pm, 4.30pm, 9.10pm
  • 22 Jump Street: 11.45am, 2pm, 4.15pm, 6.30pm, 6.30pm (GR), 8.45pm (GR), 8.45pm
  • How to Train Your Dragon: 9.30am, 10.30am, 12.35pm, 2.40pm, 4.45pm, 7pm

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