Bailey Acworth, 14, Sophie-Rose Grace, 17, and Kellie Rouse, 18, during during dress rehearsal for the Toolooa State School musical, Alice in Wonderland Jr.
Bailey Acworth, 14, Sophie-Rose Grace, 17, and Kellie Rouse, 18, during during dress rehearsal for the Toolooa State School musical, Alice in Wonderland Jr. Luka Kauzlaric

Here's what's on in Gladstone this weekend

Pubs and clubs, 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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Neon roller disco for teens

GLADSTONE PCYC and Diverse will host an underage neon roller disco from 6.30-9pm.

Teens from 12-17 years are invited to this fully supervised event.

Prizes will be awarded for best dressed, and food and drink will be available to buy.

Entry is $2. The event is drug and alcohol free event.

The PCYC is at the corner of Yarroon and Side Sts, Gladstone. Phone 4972 3122 for more details.

Musical Alice in Wonderland on stage

TOOLOOA State High School students will perform their musical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland this weekend.

The colourful show will hit the stage at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre for three performances.

A school matinee will be held on Friday from 11am, followed by general public shows at 6pm on Friday and Saturday.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $7.50 for school aged children or $40 for a family of four.

Tickets can be purchase from the school office between 8.30am and 3.30pm.

Multicultural Week continues

AS Gladstone Multicultural Week events power on, Friday's events include an anime film night for young people at Gladstone City Library.

The film Ponyo will screen from 5.30pm.

And Dicey's Bar and Grill will host an Irish Night from 6.30pm.

The annual Multicultural Festival will be held from 9am-3pm on Sunday at the Gladstone Marina parklands.

There will be demonstrations, delicious food and dancing from a range of different countries.

Click here for more details.

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. 


Beach Arts Music at Tannum Sands

BEACH Arts Music will be held from 2-7pm at the Tannum Sands Millennium Esplanade.

Food, clothing jewellery and arts stalls are just some of what the event has to offer.

For more information email or phone 4973 7445.

Variety Old Bags Lunch

THE Variety Old Bags Lunch is a ladies lunch with a twist of fashion and philanthropy, and it's on at the Harvey Rd Tavern on Saturday.

Take an old handbag to donate to a local charity and go home with a brand new one.

Spend the afternoon bidding on handbags via silent auctions or buy tickets to enter the raffle.

Entertainment, guest speakers and fun auction items ensure the lunch is a fundraising event to remember.

Tickets cost $88 each or $1540 for a group of 10.

Doors open at 11am for an 11.30am start. Phone 0448 600 416 for more details.

Spend a morning with acoustic tunes

JHAM Bar Gladstone will host Acoustic JHAMS, a morning of music by local artists each Saturday from 9am-noon.

Sit and have a coffee and watch the world go by while enjoying music by Animal Throwdown, White Room and Rob (Country) Hopkins at JHAM Bar, 117 Toolooa St, Gladstone.

CQ Capras vs Sunshine Coast Falcons

CQ Capras will take on the Sunshine Coast Falcons in the final match to be played in Gladstone this season.

The action will take place at Marley Brown Oval, Harvey Rd, Gladstone, from 7pm.

Admission is $10 adults and $5 children.

Disney princess movie festival

THE Disney princess movie festival kicks off at Gladstone Cinemas this weekend.

Princess fans can join Aurora, Pocahontas, Ariel, Snow White and Belle as they come to the big screen this month.

The first movie, Sleeping Beauty, will screen on Saturday and Sunday.

Click here for more details. 

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.


CQUniversity open day

CQUniversity will host an open day at its Gladstone campus that will have a "mini festival" vibe.

There will be oversized bean bags, plus free slushies and quesadillas.

Visitors of all ages can expect plenty of fun and interactive opportunities, with displays ranging from engineering, education and robotics to hairdressing, healthcare and welding.

Aspiring students will get a chance to "try a trade", with a variety of workshops available throughout the day.

Student advisors, teachers and lecturers will be on hand to give advice and explain application and enrolment opportunities.

Download the Open Days app by searching CQUni Open Days on AppStore or Google Play, and get full information about locations, the event program, and competitions.

The open day will be held from 9am-1pm.

Sunday Coffee Cruise

TAKE a cruise around the Gladstone harbour and surrounding island every Sunday and Wednesday on a a Curtis Ferry Services Coffee Cruise.

Enjoy a two-hour cruise with morning tea and commentary on the Gladstone region, while keeping an eye out for turtles, dolphins and dugongs.

Cruises are held 11am-1pm. Bookings are essential and can be made through the Gladstone Visitor Information Centre.

Passengers must collect their ticket from the Information Centre at 72 Bryan Jordan Drive) before departure, and ensure they arrive at Curtis Ferry Services Terminal by 10.45am.

If the Information Centre is closed, tickets and payments can be made from the departure point.

The Sunday Coffee Cruise will run until September 28.

Tickets cost $24 adults, $22 concession and $16 children aged 7-16.

Phone 4972 9000 for more details.

Vegetarian cooking class

LEARN how to cook easy and tasty vegetarian meals for the whole family at the Seventh-Day Adventist Hall on the corner of Tudman and Chapman Sts, West Gladstone.

For $5 a head per person there will be cooking demonstrations, recipe handouts to take home and taste-testing throughout the workshop, which will starts at 2pm.

To book, phone 4975 7511.

Sunday session at Yachties

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

Mark Easton and Adam Hole are slide-guitar masters and will play from 2.30-4.30pm on the lawn.

There will be great drink specials and a great atmosphere to wind-down your weekend.

The Sunday session runs from 2pm to 6pm.



  • 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
  • Biloela Bowls Club, Piper Down from 7pm
  • Rocky Glen Hotel, Swamp Rat Karaoke from 8pm
  • Tannum Sands Hotel, DJ Jack Morgan from 8.15pm
  • Agnes Water Tavern, free jukebox


  • 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, live music, 8.15pm
  • Young Aussie Hotel, JD's Karaoke from 8pm
  • Rocky Glen Hotel, The Brass Monkeys from 8pm
  • Tannum Sands Hotel, Kaleidoscope from 8.15pm
  • Gladstone Reef Hotel, Kev Boorman from 9pm
  • Dicey's, Nathan Bedford from 8pm
  • Beach Arts Music, Nathan Bedford
  • Agnes Water Tavern, Lout Mouth from 8pm


  • 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
  • Tannum Sands Hotel, The Mangs from 1pm
  • Rocky Glen Hotel, Sami from 3pm
  • Tannum Sands Hotel, Nathan Bedford from 2pm



  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Noon, 6.45pm, 8.50pm.
  • Lucy: 10.40am, noon (GR), 12.40pm, 2.35pm, 6.45pm, 8.50pm.
  • These Final Hours: 11.30am, 3.15pm, 4pm (GR), 7pm.
  • Hercules: 9.30am, 11.45am, 2.35pm, 4.40pm, 6.45pm, 8.50pm.
  • Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie: 9.30am, 10am (GR), 12.35pm, 2.30pm (GR), 5.05pm, 7.05pm, 9.05pm.
  • Deliver Us From Evil: 10.15am, 4.25pm, 8.50pm.
  • Sex Tape: 9.30am, 1.20pm, 6.35pm.
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: 4.30pm, 8.30pm,
  • Transformers - Age of Extinction: 1.30pm,
  • 22 Jump St: 9.30am, 2.15pm, 4.30pm.
  • Rio 2: 11.25am, 4.30pm.


  • Disney Princess Festival - Sleeping Beauty: 9.30am.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Noon, 7pm.
  • Lucy: Noon (GR), 12.40pm, 2.35pm, 5.05pm, 6.45pm, 8.50pm.
  • These Final Hours: 11.30am, 3.15pm, 4pm (GR), 7pm, 9.20pm.
  • Hercules: 9.30am, 11.45am, 2.35pm, 4.40pm, 6.15pm (GR), 6.45pm, 8.30pm, 8.50pm.
  • Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie: 9.30am, 10am (GR), 11.20am, 1.20pm, 2pm (GR), 5.05pm, 7.05pm, 9.05pm.
  • Deliver Us From Evil: 10.15am, 2.10pm, 8.50pm.
  • Sex Tape: 9.30am, 1.20pm, 3.15pm, 6.35pm.
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: 4.30pm, 8.30pm.
  • Transformers - Age of Extinction: 1.30pm.
  • 22 Jump St: 9.30am, 4.30pm.
  • Rio 2: 11.25am, 4.30pm.

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