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Thursday

MARYBOROUGH HERITAGE MARKETS

  • When: Thursday, April 24, 8am-1pm.
  • Where: Adelaide and Ellena St, Maryborough.
  • What: Experience the colour, atmosphere and great value of Maryborough's Heritage City Markets. Every Thursday Maryborough's inner city is transformed into a bustling outdoor market where you are guaranteed to find farm-fresh produce, entertainment and a great bargain from one of the many art, craft, fashion and gift stalls.
  • Cost: Free.

Friday

DOWN AN ALLEY FILLED WITH CATS

  • When: April 25, 26, 7.30pm and April 27, 2pm.
  • Where: Z-Pac Theatre, Zephyr St, Scarness.
  • What: A tight, bright play with clever dialogue and physical comedy. It is a somewhat farcical mystery, written by Australian, Warwick Moss. In this Sleuth-style thriller, he makes the audience play the detective. From one minute to the next, the audience learns to enjoy its own gullibility.
  • The characters in the play also enjoy the trip down the "alley" of the title too. It is a mental maze of crazily misleading (cat) paw prints. Timmothy (an aging bookseller) and Simon (a young, dumb thug) are locked in an upstairs bookshop. Celebrating their common rascality, they endeavour to trick each other out of an object d'art treasure.
  • Cost: Adults $25. Tickets on sale at Mary Ryan ABC Book Shop, Pialba, and at the door.

Saturday

BABY, TODDLER EXPO

  • When: Saturday, April 26, 10am-2pm.
  • Where: PCYC, O'Rourke St, Pialba.
  • What: This is a free, family event that will feature fun activities, educational information, giveaways and a wide range of vendors and exhibitors for expecting parents, grand parents, infant carers and families. There will be gift bags with samples, vouchers and more. Be sure to stick around for the cloth diaper change event - it's sure gather a crowd. Visit http://www.expoinfo.com.au.
  • Cost: Free.

MOTO-X

  • When: Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27.
  • Where: Dundowran Park, 2km along Dundowran Rd off the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd.
  • What: Hervey Bay Motocross Club is hosting the third round of the Go Girls series this weekend. This is predominantly a female series with support classes for the boys also. Practice is held on Saturday from 9am-2pm and on Sunday racing kicks off from 8am and finishes about 4.30pm. Nominations are still open. Visit the club's Facebook page for more details. Canteen facilities will be available on both days.

TORQUAY BEACHSIDE MARKETS

  • When: Saturday, April 26, 9am-2pm.
  • Where: Torquay Esplanade, near AquaVue.
  • What: Come down and browse through our beachside market filled with beautiful local hand-made arts and crafts and quality retail products.
  • Cost: Free.

ART IN THE BAY

  • When: Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, 10am-3pm.
  • W here: Gallery 5, 5 Sandy St, Urangan.
  • What: Hervey Bay Art Society's monthly exhibition provides residents and visitors with the opportunity to view experienced local artist in a range of medium.This month is the From the Past Exhibition, which is artworks that focus on past events or history.  

GATAKERS BY NIGHT

  • When: Saturday, April 26, 5-9pm
  • Where: Gatakers Artspace, Kent St, Maryborough.
  • What: Enjoy a relaxing night at the beautiful Gatakers Artspace with music and art.
  • Watch artists at work - woodcarver, painters, sculptors and view the latest exhibitions at Gatakers Gallery.
  • Cost: Free.

Sunday

OPEN HEALING DAY

  • When: Sunday, 9am-1pm.
  • Where: Hervey Bay Community Centre, Charles St, Pialba, from 9am-1pm.
  • What: Experience the power of healing with the National Federation of Healers. Phone Joan Murray on 4124 0360.
  • Cost: Donation.

KOALA MARKETS

  • When: Sunday, April 27, 6am.
  • Where: Kruger Crt, Urangan.
  • What: Take your hat, put on some sunscreen and take a stroll around these iconic markets.
  • Cost: Free


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