What's on in Gladstone this week

HERE'S a taste of some of the events on in Gladstone this week - if you have any energy left after the harbour festival.

Donavon Frankenreiter in town

DONAVON Frankenreiter will play at Harvey Road Tavern on Easter Monday night.

The Australian Top 40 favourite will be performing material from his fifth full-length album Start Livin' as well as old fan favourites. 

Tickets cost $45 at the door.

Hoy and multidraw

QCWA Raglan Branch will host a hoy and multidraw morning at 10am on Tuesday at the Raglan CWA Hall.

Doors open at 9.30am with morning tea, jokes, hoy, multidraw raffle and top quality lucky door prize.

It is $1 to come in and play, 50 cents for second play card and $1 per multidraw ticket.

A photography competition will also be held. Please phone Chris 4934 6564 for details if you wish to enter.

Orchid and foliage society meets

BOYNE Tannum Orchid and Foliage Society will hold its monthly meeting on April 9 at the Boyne Community Centre, Wyndham Ave, downstairs in the Mt Larcom Room at 7pm.

Fitness reunion

LOWANI Fitness Group is organising a reunion and will be meeting at the Gladstone Golf Club at 1.30pm on April 9 to begin discussions.

Inquiries to Edna Stokes on 4978 4232 or Barbara Holgate on 0400 093 050.

Writers' group

GLADSTONE Area Writers Group's next meeting will take place on Friday.

The group is meeting from 6pm at Gladstone Library meeting room.

Membership is $10 for a year and can be purchased on the night. For more information call Nicole on 4978 4224.

School holiday craft

TIME travel holiday craft will be held at Gladstone region libraries on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Craft time will include dinosaurs, knights and castles.

Sessions will be held in Gladstone at 9.30am on Tuesday, Miriam Vale at 10am on Tuesday, Agnes Water and

Calliope at 9.30am on Wednesday, Boyne Island at 9.30am on Thursday and Mt Larcom at 10.30am on Thursday.

Indigenous school holiday fun

NHULUNDU Health Services will host school holiday activities at the Gladstone Aquatic Centre on Thursday, April 9 from 9am-1pm.

A free health lunch will be provided. The event also will include traditional indigenous games, arts and crafts, water play, and fun games.

Numbers for the event are limited. Book your place by phoning 4979 0992.

Garage sale

BLUE Care Auxiliary will hold its next garage sale at 2 Margaret St on Friday and Saturday from 7am on both days.



Surfs up at Agnes, but not without some considerations

premium_icon Surfs up at Agnes, but not without some considerations

Cyclone Oma has had an obvious affect on surfing conditions.

'No longer expected': Heavy rain not a factor as Oma moves

premium_icon 'No longer expected': Heavy rain not a factor as Oma moves

'River rises above the minor flood level are no longer anticipated'

'Absolutely not': No admission fee for Harbour Festival

premium_icon 'Absolutely not': No admission fee for Harbour Festival

Mayor adamant there will be no admission fee under his watch.