YOUR GUIDE: Ten things to do in the region this weekend

There's plenty on offer for Gladstone residents looking for something to do this weekend.

Here's ten just to get you started:

1. Beach Arts Music

The monthly beach markets at Tannum Sands will be held on Saturday from 2 - 7pm at the Tannum Sands Millennium Esplanade. There will be more than 90 stalls of food, arts, crafts and clothing and live music. Entertainment will be by Brittany Johansen from 2 - 3pm, Chris Schofield from 3 - 5pm and Apple Cider Band from 5 - 7pm.

2. Mother's Day Classic Fun Run

The annual fun run is back for another year. On Sunday take your mum to the Tannum Sands Millennium Esplanade for a run, jog or walk. Registrations will be taken from 6am on Sunday.

3. Mother's Day picnic  

Savour the Flavour Botanic Gardens Mother's Day Picnic at Tondoon Botanic Gardens. Kicks off at 10.30am with games and live music throughout the day. Bookings required. Tickets $35-$55. Contact: 0458 888 721  

4. Gladstone PCYC Markets

The PCYC Markets Gladstone are held this Sunday from 8am - noon. Pick up a unique treat for your mum, or just browse the stalls.

5. Daly's Gym bike ride

Get your bikes ready, the annual Daly's Gym Bike Ride kicks off on Saturday. The annual charity event is this year supporting a young man with cancer, Brent Holland.

6. Charity cent sale

The Quota Club cent sale will be held on Saturday from 1 - 3pm at the Gladstone Bowls Club. All proceeds will be donated to charity.

7. Herb spirals  

Calliope Community Garden Club is holding a herb spiral workshop from 9am - 12.30pm at their shed in Bunting Park. For information phone 0408 194 874.

8. Guide Dogs Queensland Bowls Day

The Calliope Central Bowls Club will host a fundraiser for Guide Dogs Queensland this Saturday. Come along to play some bowls from 1pm and support the good cause. Cost is $20 per bowler which includes a barbecue after the game. Contact brad on 4975 6260 or Dave 0419 994 018 to register.

9. Parkrun

Parkrun is a free, weekly timed 5km run or walk that starts at 7am on Saturday from Lions Park. To register visit parkrun.com.au/gladstoneqld/.

10. Discovery Coast Markets

Spend a day at the Discovery Coast, starting with the markets at the Seventeen Seventy SES Grounds.



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