PHOTOS: Family fun at East Shores

SATURDAY was a special day for two Gladstone girls who went to East Shores to celebrate their big days.

Aeyla-Jae Zimmerlie was surrounded by family for her second birthday, while Clara Hayes had plenty of friends around for her birthday.

Multiple families also headed to the water play area, making the most of the blue skies and hot weather in the morning before a storm rolled in later in the afternoon.

The playground was another popular area for kids, while others used their took their scooters for a ride up and down the walkway.