Elaine Cox and Valda Garson practice for the Benaraby Progress Association's benefit dance on Saturday.
Elaine Cox and Valda Garson practice for the Benaraby Progress Association's benefit dance on Saturday. Luka Kauzlaric

What's on around 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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FRIDAY:

Winter Magic ice skating and tobogganing

THE Gladstone Entertainment Centre Marquee will transform into a winter wonderland from Friday until January 26.

Daily sessions of ice skating and toboganning will be held at 10am, noon, 2pm, 4pm and 7.30pm, with evening sessions on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Tickets cost $18 for teens over 14, $16 for children 6-14, $10 for children 3-5, $60 family and $15 concession. A parent and child aged from 3-5 years can get a ticket for $22.

More details here.

SATURDAY:

Benaraby benefit dance

BENARABY Progress Association will host a benefit dance to raise funds for the Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service on Saturday.

The event includes a raffle, lucky door and lucky spot prizes. Admission is $10 which includes supper.

Head to the Benaraby Hall on the Bruce Hwy, from 8pm-midnight. For more, phone Valda on 4975 6435. 

Miriam Vale Markets

THE Miriam Vale Lions Club invites you to the Miriam Vale Markets held every third Saturday of the month throughout the year.

Stroll through the delightful cool and shady park to view a variety of stalls. Fancy something to eat? Tempt your taste buds with a sizzling fillet steak, sausage or bacon burger.

The markets are on from 7am to noon at Blomfield St, Miriam Vale.

Get fit with Parkrun

STOCKLAND Gladstone and Parkrun Australia have launched 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.

You can register online before your first run here.

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, from 8am to noon.

Browse the arts and crafts, bric-a-brac and fresh produce available to purchase.

During the school holidays the markets are held every Sunday. 

Cedar Galleries farmers markets

FARMERS Markets are held every Sunday at Cedar Galleries. The markets provide locally grown fresh produce, various market stalls, rides and jumping castles for the kids.

Come along for breakfast or coffee and cake at the cafe, and don't forget to say hi to the popular alpacas.

The markets run from 8am to noon at 49544 Bruce Hwy, Benaraby.

PUBS AND CLUBS

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
  • Agnes Water Tavern, live music, Forbidden Road, 8pm

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, live music, 8.15pm
  • Agnes Water Tavern, live music, Electric Bananas, 8pm

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
  • Agnes Water Tavern, live music, Lewy McKee, 8pm

MOVIES:

FRIDAY:

  • Ender's Game: 9.30am, 11.40am, 6.30pm
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: 9.30am, 10.15am, 11.25am (3D), 11.55am, 1.20pm, 5.35pm (3D), 6pm
  • American Hustle: 9.30am, 12.10pm, 1.50pm, 3.45pm (GR), 6.40pm, 8.40pm
  • Anchorman: The Legend Continues: 11.35am, 1.15pm (GR), 1.55pm, 3.15pm, 4.40pm, 6.30pm (GR), 6.30pm, 7.45pm, 8.50pm, 8.50pm (GR)
  • Delivery Man: 1.55pm, 4.15pm, 7pm, 9.05pm
  • Carrie: 2.40pm, 4.20pm, 9.10pm
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: 10.30am (GR), 10.30am, 1.15pm, 4pm, 8pm

SATURDAY:

  • Ender's Game: 9.30am, 11.40am, 6.30pm
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: 9.30am, 10.15am, 11.25am (3D), 11.55am, 1.20pm, 5.35pm (3D), 6pm
  • American Hustle: 9.30am, 12.10pm, 1.50pm, 3.45pm, 6.40pm, 8.40pm
  • Anchorman: The Legend Continues: 11.35am, 1.15pm (GR), 1.55pm, 3.15pm, 4.40pm, 6.30pm, 6.30pm (GR), 7.45pm, 8.50pm, 8.50pm (GR)
  • Delivery Man: 1.55pm, 4.15pm, 7pm, 9.05pm
  • Carrie: 2.40pm, 4.20pm, 9.10pm
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: 10.30am (GR), 10.30am, 1.15pm, 4pm, 8pm
  • Frozen: 9.30am, 3.55pm
     


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