SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ACTIVITIES
Dec.
18
10:00 am10:00

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ACTIVITIES

Kid’s Christmas Craft

Friday, December 14, 10am - 11.30am
Tuesday, December 18, 10am - 11.30am
Friday, December 21, 10am - 11.30am

Cost > $5 per child (parental supervision required)
Meeting Room opposite Botanic Gardens Cafe

Join us at the Gardens to create a nature inspired table centrepiece for your    Christmas get together. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years. Parental supervision required. Bookings essential, places limited. For more information or to book a spot, please call 4952 7300 or email botanic@mackay.qld.gov.au

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Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy
Dec.
18
5:15 pm17:15

Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy

Pilates is a low impact form of exercise that focuses on strengthening and improving range of movement. This class is designed for all fitness levels. I will give examples of beginner, intermediate and advanced exercises to ensure everyone is being challenged yet working at an appropriate level for their physical capabilities. 

The class is FREE!

All you need to bring is a mat and water bottle. As it gets warmer it might not hurt to bring a towel too as you will work up a sweat. 

While this class is designed for people of all fitness levels, if you have an injury that stops you from comfortably kneeling or getting up and down off the ground then this class want be appropriate for you yet! Make an appointment and get those injuries sorted so you can join in eventually. 

 

We would love to see you there!

Steph

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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ACTIVITIES
Dec.
21
10:00 am10:00

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ACTIVITIES

Kid’s Christmas Craft

Friday, December 14, 10am - 11.30am
Tuesday, December 18, 10am - 11.30am
Friday, December 21, 10am - 11.30am

Cost > $5 per child (parental supervision required)
Meeting Room opposite Botanic Gardens Cafe

Join us at the Gardens to create a nature inspired table centrepiece for your    Christmas get together. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years. Parental supervision required. Bookings essential, places limited. For more information or to book a spot, please call 4952 7300 or email botanic@mackay.qld.gov.au

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SPORTS EXPO 2019
Feb.
10
9:00 am09:00

SPORTS EXPO 2019

Sunday, 10 February from 9am-1pm
Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre

Mackay Sports Expo is an annual half day event held in February at the MECC aimed at increasing participation in sporting, active recreation or active leisure pursuits.

Sporting organisations, teams and active leisure groups in the one place to provide a ‘one stop information shop’ for everyone in the Mackay region to get involved in the vast array of active opportunities on offer in the region.

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The Handmade Expo Market Mackay
Dec.
15
9:00 am09:00

The Handmade Expo Market Mackay

The spectacular Saturday Shopping experience is returning to Mackay, just in time for your last-minute Christmas shopping, and we would love to see you there! Our market will showcase the very best in local and visiting stall holders.

We are exclusively Handmade/Baked/Grown with a few quality supplies for you to enjoy your own 'Handmade Experience'! 

As stall holders confirm their attendance their business links will be posted for you in our event...stall holders are encouraged to post their wonderful work here, too, and any market specials they may have on offer!

The very best in handmade, home-baked and homegrown in the region, and from afar...with such a huge range of products you are sure to find something you love! Beautiful wide aisles that are pram and wheelchair friendly. Held in and around the Mackay PCYC hall.

* FREE entry
* FREE parking
* Family Friendly

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RIVER BEATS
Dec.
14
6:00 pm18:00

RIVER BEATS

Come join us for an evening of entertainment brought to you by Voodoo Fire Theatre , Embellish Bellydancers and Pelican Zen and Zenith Rhythms . Take a seat, bring a picnic, expect to be entertained. Join in on the circus fun with circus props supplied by Voodoo Fire Theatre. Be entertained by shows throughout the evening by The Embellish Bellydancers, Voodoo Fire Theatre and Pelican Zen and Zennith Rythyms. This amazing event is made possible by Mackay Regional City Council and funding 'Activate My Place

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Christmas in the Gardens 2018
Dec.
14
5:30 pm17:30

Christmas in the Gardens 2018

The Botanic Gardens will come alive with Christmas music on Friday, December 14.

Come along and sing along to all your favourite Christmas songs at this free family event. Bring a picnic blanket or chair and kick back, relax and enjoy the festive atmosphere. Your welcome to BYO food and drinks or food vendors will be open from 5.30pm with a range of hot food, snacks and drinks.

This year’s amazing local talent taking to the stage is Anette Worthington, Kathleen Campbell and students from Theatre Arts Mackay Dance Excellence.

Got loose change, bring it along. The Friends of the Gardens will have glow products and raffle tickets for sale throughout the night to support future developments in the Gardens.

Christmas in the Gardens is an alcohol-free event and is free to attend.

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River Street Twilight Markets
Dec.
14
4:00 pm16:00

River Street Twilight Markets

A community market for all to enjoy and meet local producers, value adders, creators and bakers along with many support business operators from our region.

We have some great stuff planned for our River Street Twilight Markets each month and really want to use the Bluewater Quay space to engage families, couples, singles and young ones to enjoy the space near the river. Bring a blanket and relax on your Friday night or take a walk through the Paxtons Night Markets and our River Street Twilight Market... then head in to Mackay City Centre to explore more and dine at local cafes, bars and restaurants.

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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ACTIVITIES
Dec.
14
10:00 am10:00

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ACTIVITIES

Kid’s Christmas Craft

Friday, December 14, 10am - 11.30am
Tuesday, December 18, 10am - 11.30am
Friday, December 21, 10am - 11.30am

Cost > $5 per child (parental supervision required)
Meeting Room opposite Botanic Gardens Cafe

Join us at the Gardens to create a nature inspired table centrepiece for your    Christmas get together. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years. Parental supervision required. Bookings essential, places limited. For more information or to book a spot, please call 4952 7300 or email botanic@mackay.qld.gov.au

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Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy
Dec.
11
5:15 pm17:15

Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy

Pilates is a low impact form of exercise that focuses on strengthening and improving range of movement. This class is designed for all fitness levels. I will give examples of beginner, intermediate and advanced exercises to ensure everyone is being challenged yet working at an appropriate level for their physical capabilities. 

The class is FREE!

All you need to bring is a mat and water bottle. As it gets warmer it might not hurt to bring a towel too as you will work up a sweat. 

While this class is designed for people of all fitness levels, if you have an injury that stops you from comfortably kneeling or getting up and down off the ground then this class want be appropriate for you yet! Make an appointment and get those injuries sorted so you can join in eventually. 

 

We would love to see you there!

Steph

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Jewellery Workshop
Dec.
9
10:00 am10:00

Jewellery Workshop

Rejuvenate your bling with local artist Melissa Larsen!
Wondering what to do with your old, preloved, sentimental or broken jewellery? Those pieces sitting in the back of the drawer that you never wear but can’t bear to throw out? This one day workshop will unleash your creative side as you are guided by artist and teacher Melissa Larsen to rejuvenate your Bling. You bring the ‘jewels’- your preloved and no longer worn or cherished jewellery and Melissa will provide tools, accessories and creative approaches needed to help you create your new one off works. Share laughs, trinkets and creative encouragement. You’ll feel a great sense of achievement and add new additions (with special memories) to your wardrobe! This workshop is tried, tested and great fun. Participants are encouraged to share their bits and bobs…one man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Please note…this is not a beading workshop. We work with leather, chain, rope… anything out of the box goes! BOOK NOW $25 (Gallery Members) or $30 (non-members)

Hosted by Artspace Mackay and Mackay Regional Council 61 Gordon Street.

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Jewellery Workshop
Dec.
8
10:00 am10:00

Jewellery Workshop

Rejuvenate your bling with local artist Melissa Larsen!
Wondering what to do with your old, preloved, sentimental or broken jewellery? Those pieces sitting in the back of the drawer that you never wear but can’t bear to throw out? This one day workshop will unleash your creative side as you are guided by artist and teacher Melissa Larsen to rejuvenate your Bling. You bring the ‘jewels’- your preloved and no longer worn or cherished jewellery and Melissa will provide tools, accessories and creative approaches needed to help you create your new one off works. Share laughs, trinkets and creative encouragement. You’ll feel a great sense of achievement and add new additions (with special memories) to your wardrobe! This workshop is tried, tested and great fun. Participants are encouraged to share their bits and bobs…one man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Please note…this is not a beading workshop. We work with leather, chain, rope… anything out of the box goes! BOOK NOW $25 (Gallery Members) or $30 (non-members)

Hosted by Artspace Mackay and Mackay Regional Council 61 Gordon Street.

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Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy
Dec.
4
5:15 pm17:15

Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy

Pilates is a low impact form of exercise that focuses on strengthening and improving range of movement. This class is designed for all fitness levels. I will give examples of beginner, intermediate and advanced exercises to ensure everyone is being challenged yet working at an appropriate level for their physical capabilities. 

The class is FREE!

All you need to bring is a mat and water bottle. As it gets warmer it might not hurt to bring a towel too as you will work up a sweat. 

While this class is designed for people of all fitness levels, if you have an injury that stops you from comfortably kneeling or getting up and down off the ground then this class want be appropriate for you yet! Make an appointment and get those injuries sorted so you can join in eventually. 

 

We would love to see you there!

Steph

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Troppo Markets
Dec.
2
7:30 am07:30

Troppo Markets

Mackay’s Troppo Treasure Market will keep you coming back with a never-ending variety of items for sale and plenty of entertainment and amusements too!

It’s more than just shopping… it turns a Sunday into a fun day.

Come and be a part of this major community event!

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4MK's Carols In The City
Dec.
1
3:00 pm15:00

4MK's Carols In The City

Bring your own picnic blanket or deck chair and your singing voice to Bluewater Quay. 4MK’s Carols in the City features many talented community musicians and singers who will ring out festive cheer with popular Carols and favourite Christmas songs. The Adani Christmas Markets & Kids Zone will be open to the public from 3pm with free kid’s activities, plenty of food and Christmas gifts for the whole family. So make sure to reserve your spot early for a 6:30pm start for the Christmas Carols. 4MK Carols in the City is happening on Saturday 1st December 2018 at the Blue Water Quay!

December 1, 2018 at 3 PM – 9 PM

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Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy
Nov.
27
5:15 pm17:15

Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy

Pilates is a low impact form of exercise that focuses on strengthening and improving range of movement. This class is designed for all fitness levels. I will give examples of beginner, intermediate and advanced exercises to ensure everyone is being challenged yet working at an appropriate level for their physical capabilities. 

The class is FREE!

All you need to bring is a mat and water bottle. As it gets warmer it might not hurt to bring a towel too as you will work up a sweat. 

While this class is designed for people of all fitness levels, if you have an injury that stops you from comfortably kneeling or getting up and down off the ground then this class want be appropriate for you yet! Make an appointment and get those injuries sorted so you can join in eventually. 

 

We would love to see you there!

Steph

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Iona West Mens Shed
Nov.
26
1:00 pm13:00

Iona West Mens Shed

A place for men to meet for activities, projects, mentoring and support.

Situated behind Iona-West Uniting Church, 7 Brooks St, West Mackay, Iona West Mens Shed is currently open: 

  • Mondays from 1pm to 4pm,

  • Tuesdays 9am to 4pm,

  • Wednesdays 9am to noon (Retirees' Group) and 1pm to 4pm, and

  • Saturdays 9am to 1pm.

Activities include project work, health information, social activities and barbecue lunches.

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SUNFLOWER & SONG A celebration of culture, art and farming.
Nov.
23
6:00 pm18:00

SUNFLOWER & SONG A celebration of culture, art and farming.

Join the sunflower harvest!

After our community planting event in late August, the sunflowers are starting to bloom!

Join us at the Meadowlands Amphitheatre on Friday 23 November for a harvest celebration to remember. Learn about regenerative agriculture for improving soil health and reducing run-off from farmland. Celebrate the cultures that have made Mackay what it is today.

WHEN: 23 November, 6:00pm-9:30pm
WHERE: The Meadowlands Amphitheatre, Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens
TICKETS: $10 adult, $5 kids, $25 family,
WHO: All welcome!

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 “Wednesday Gardening/ Planting Friends''
Nov.
21
7:00 am07:00

“Wednesday Gardening/ Planting Friends''

Join in at 7am - 9am or 10am - noon
March to late November on the first and third WednesdayMeet Kellie (MRBG Gardener) at the Heritage Gardens at 7am or 10am. Please be prompt for the sign on / induction process and to collect your Garden Friend vest.

Volunteer / Gardening/ Planting Friends can assist the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens staff to give the Heritage Gardens area of the Botanic Gardens some special care, but also the Garden Friends can benefit too by learning some gardening skills

Remember to slip slop slap, wear a hat and closed in shoes and bring a water bottle too.

RSVP your attendance either by calling 4952 7300 or email botanic@mackay.qld.gov.au

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Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy
Nov.
20
5:15 pm17:15

Pilates at The Bluewater Quay with Lively Physiotherapy

Pilates is a low impact form of exercise that focuses on strengthening and improving range of movement. This class is designed for all fitness levels. I will give examples of beginner, intermediate and advanced exercises to ensure everyone is being challenged yet working at an appropriate level for their physical capabilities. 

The class is FREE!

All you need to bring is a mat and water bottle. As it gets warmer it might not hurt to bring a towel too as you will work up a sweat. 

While this class is designed for people of all fitness levels, if you have an injury that stops you from comfortably kneeling or getting up and down off the ground then this class want be appropriate for you yet! Make an appointment and get those injuries sorted so you can join in eventually. 

 

We would love to see you there!

Steph

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Iona West Mens Shed
Nov.
19
1:00 pm13:00

Iona West Mens Shed

A place for men to meet for activities, projects, mentoring and support.

Situated behind Iona-West Uniting Church, 7 Brooks St, West Mackay, Iona West Mens Shed is currently open: 

  • Mondays from 1pm to 4pm,

  • Tuesdays 9am to 4pm,

  • Wednesdays 9am to noon (Retirees' Group) and 1pm to 4pm, and

  • Saturdays 9am to 1pm.

Activities include project work, health information, social activities and barbecue lunches.

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Party in the Park, 150 Years of Mackay Cricket
Nov.
17
12:00 pm12:00

Party in the Park, 150 Years of Mackay Cricket

Major community event to celebrate 150 years of Mackay Cricket. Free concert featuring Thirsty Merc, 20/20 Charity Cricket Game, Fireworks display, Kids Activities, Sporting Activations, Eat Street Food Festival. The Bistro will be open from 12pm, bookings recommended.

Contact details

Email Enquiriesreception@harruppark.com.au
Primary Phone: 4944 0000
URL Enquiries: www.harruppark.com.au

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