There's plenty to do if you find yourself at a loose end

FRIDAY

MARINA MARKETS

When: Friday, 2.30pm-7pm

Where: Urangan Marina, Urangan

What: Stalls include charms, crinkle tops, silk embroidery, busking, art, sunglasses, wooden items, clothing and toys. clothing bags and jewellery, tea towels, hand-made shoes, cards, crystals, and landscape paintings., tea light candles, cooler torch, gem stones, umbrellas, handbags, knitwear, palm readings and card readings.

Cost: Free entry

SATURDAY

PIER FAMILY MARKETS

When: Saturday, 7am-2pm

Where: Pier Park, Urangan

What: This 'Welcome to autumn' market will have some new stalls this month including food, vegetables, selected craft, and the new Splatt Ball stall. There will be a jumping castle, face painting, live music and plenty of parking space.

Cost: Free

ART IN THE BAY

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-3pm

Where: Gallery 5, Sandy St, Urangan

What: Hervey Bay Art Society's monthly exhibition provides residents and visitors with the opportunity to view experienced local artists. This month is the Red Exhibition, which are artworks with a red focus. Go along and see the fantastic artworks and many more paintings on display throughout the gallery.

Cost: Free

CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC CONCERT

When: Saturday, 12.30pm

Where: Senior Citizens Hall, Alice St, Maryborough

What: Great entertainment, lucky door, raffles, tombola and lovely afternoon tea.

Cost: $6,

HOWARD COUNTRY MARKETS

When: Saturday, 7am-noon

Where: Burrum District Community Centre, 50 Steley St, Howard

What: Lots of fresh produce, local arts and crafts, plants, home made yummies and clothing. Breakfast available from 7am to 9.30am, with canteen open all day.

Cost: Free

10KM COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

When: Saturday, 6.30am

Where: Starting at Enzo's, Esplanade, Torquay

What: Join personal trainer Jeanette Maynes on a fun and challenging 10km walk or run in a bid to curb obesity on the Fraser Coast.

Cost: Free

BLUE CARE SALE AT THEIR SHOP 

When: From 8-10.30am - closed Easter Saturday, April 19

Where: behind the Respite Centre, Churchill St, Maryborough

What: Blue Care Curio Shop: cheap quality clothing, general household items, books, handmade items. Fund's raised help Blue Nurses do home visits.

MUSIC IN THE COURTYARD

When: From noon-1pm

Where: Janet's Art Books, 264 Kent St, Maryborough

What: Music in the Courtyard with Paul Marshall on saxophone. Phone 4123 1117.

RSPCA SUPER SALE

When: 8.30am-12.30pm

Where: 121 Richmond St, Maryborough

What: Spend $10 or more and get from 20-50% off purchases. Weather permitting a men's garage sale will be held out the back of the shop.

TINANA DANCE

When: 7.30pm start

Where: Tinana Hall, Gympie Rd

What: Dance hosted by Tinana CWA Ladies, Trevor Gayton will entertain, Lloyd Lack is MC, usual novelty events, home made supper, lucky door, everyone welcome.

SUNDAY

HERVEY BAY RAMBLERS

When: Sunday, 9.30am

Where: Meet a Gatakers Bay, black stump area

What: Join this friendly social walking group for a stroll along the foreshore and around Point Vernon.

Cost: Free

NIKENBAH MARKETS

When: Sunday, 6am

Where: Hervey Bay Animal Refuge, Nikenbah-Hervey Bay Rd

What: Take a stroll around these lovely family markets, get yourself a bargain or a bite to eat.

Cost: Free

MONDAY

TAE KWON DO

When: Every Monday and Wednesday, 5.30-7pm

Where: Hervey Bay Sailing Club, Esplanade, Torquay

Cost: Phone 0439.770.457 for membership details.

LATINO DANCE CLASSES

When: Every Monday night, 7-8pm

Where: Uniting Church Hall

What: Learn the dance of love with this friendly group. Phone Steve on 0490 149 725 or Marlene 4124 0732.

Cost: $3 per hour

THURSDAY

IN2MUSIC SOCIAL GROUP

When: Every second Thursday, starting April 3

Where: Hervey Bay Hotel, Vernon Room, Watson St, Pialba

What: This family-friendly group invites local musicians to perform on stage.
Singers of all ages and all genres are welcome to go along and have a go at performing.
A backing band is provided.

Cost: Free

EASTER FAMILY NIGHT

When: 6-8pm, Thursday, April 10

Where: Bunnings Maryborough

What: As well as fun Easter themed craft activities, there will be a visit from everyone's favourite fluffy friend, the Easter Bunny. It includes light refreshments

Cost: Free but bookings are recommended. Phone 4123 9600

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