Hervey Bay Independent : 22nd January 2015
Drop in your 2015 school list now and pay when you pick up! R Australia Day celebrations Celebrate our great land There are plenty of ways to celebrate Australia Day around the Fraser Coast region. Events range from free community breakfasts and lunches in parks, to music and games. Council will hold an Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony, starting at 9am at the Brolga Theatre, followed by the presentation of the Australia Day Awards at 10.30am. Eli Waters Shopping Centre | Open Mon-Sat 7am PHONE 4194 0788 A-la-Carte or All You Can Eat Buffet Ph: 07 4125 1233 Lunch Special Home Delivery Other Australia Day activities include: The Rotary Club of Maryborough Sunrise in partnership with the Maryborough RSL will hold a free community breakfast and traditional games in Queens Park from 7am to 9.30am. Hervey Bay Meals on Wheels will hold a breakfast and family fun day at Scarness Park, including games, live music, sausage sizzle and historic machinery display from 7am to 4pm. In Maryborough MELSA, in partnership with the Excelsior City Band, will have mini-steam trains operating, free kids-activities and live entertainment from 9am to 1pm in Queens Park. In Howard, a fl ag-raising ceremony, live entertainment and morning tea will be held at the Burrum District Community Centre, 10am-11.15am. The Tiaro and District Lions Club will stage Australia Day celebrations at Gundiah including a fl ag raising ceremony, barbecue, cricket and other social games from 10am to 7pm. If jazz is your thing then head to the Toogoom Community Hall where the Toogoom and District Community Association will stage a fl ag-raising and lunch with jazz from 11.30am to 4pm. More ways to spend the day 4 402 Esplan T Torq nade quay (cnr Tav e, vistock k St) c www.chinaworld.com.au D china orld awo drestaurant There are so many ways to celebrate Australia Day. Whether it’s going to the beach with the family, welcoming new citizens to the community, or the traditional barbecue with friends - the way Australians celebrate is as diverse as the land and its people. Here in Hervey Bay there is a variety of events offered by local venues and organisations. Kondari Hotel is hosting a Family Fun Day with games and promos all day from 11am. Live music throughout the day with Brian Spears and Darren Marlow plus kids’ activities, a spit roast and loads more fun. The Maryborough Neighbourhood Centre will be showing the fi lm, Australia, and providing a sausage sizzle, drinks and dessert, all for just $1 each. The day’s events run from 11.30am-1pm. Test out your pie and lamington eating ability at the Beach House Hotel and try your hand at a thong throwing competition from midday. The best Aussie character will win a family pass to Aussie World. Frank Benn and Red Betty will entertain all afternoon and there will be heaps of prizes and giveaways. HERVEY BAY Level 1, 15 Torquay Road, Pialba Phone 4194 4600 e firstname.lastname@example.org MARYBOROUGH Suite 4, 146 Bazaar Street, Maryborough Phone 4121 9100 e email@example.com Celebrating Australia Day early, Hervey Bay RSL is putting on an Aussie rock show on Saturday, January 24, with three tribute bands - The Angels, Oils and Divinyls. The tribute to the best of Aussie rock is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm. Sunday’s entertainment at the RSL is Braydon Poacher in the Bistro from 12.30pm. Meals on Wheels offers families a big day out at Scarness on Monday, January 26, starting at 7am with a barbecue breakfast. Live music all day plus arts and craft stalls and a historic car and engine display will interest all ages, plus there is a jumping castle for kids, games and prizes. Activities and food vendors will run all day until 4pm. The Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum on Zephyr Street, Scarness, will host its annual vintage Australia Day celebration on January 26. Activities will run non-stop throughout the day including; face painting, sing-along’s with the Muddy Creek Bush Band, spin painting for the kids, a vintage car exhibition, wildlife presentations and information sessions, a working Clydesdale draft horse, blacksmithing and rope making. A Jack and Jill crosscut sawing competition will start at 10.30am and a sheep shearing demonstration at 11.45am. Entry is $2 for adults, children are free. GET YOUR FULL DIGITAL EDITION BUYING & SELLING FAMILY LAW GENERAL LAW HERVEY BAY MARYBOROUGH 16 / Hervey Bay Independent, January 22, 2015 Download the App today!
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