Looking for something to do today? Check out our event list

BANNERMAN BOOK LAUNCH

 When: Today, from 11am.

 Where: Maryborough Library, 127-129 Bazaar Street, Maryborough.

 What: Be there to hear about the life of Bannerman as researched by Maryborough Family Heritage Institute's Kay Gassan.

 Cost:Cost of book is $10. Free entry, but bookings essential. Call 4190 5788.

MARINA MARKETS

When: Friday, 2.30-7pm.

Where: Urangan Marina, Urangan.

What: Stalls include charms, crinkle tops and silk embroidery.

Cost: Free.

COLOURING IN COMP

When: Now until October 28.

Where: Stockland Shopping Centre, Pialba.

What: Stockland Care Foundation are proud supporters of Touched by Olivia (TBO) - a national charity focused on creating happier, healthier lives for children across Australia.

To celebrate the Stockland Care Foundation Fortnight we are giving you the chance to WIN a $100 Stockland Gift Card simply by colouring in a butterfly - grab your butterfly colouring in sheet from our Customer Care Desk

Cost: Donation.

CLUBHOUSE ENTERTAINMENT

When: Friday, 5.30pm.

Where: The Clubhouse (formerly the Hervey Bay Golf Club), Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba.

What: Sit back, relax with tunes from Jamie Parkinson.

Cost: Free

TRIVIA NIGHT

When: Friday, 6.30pm.

Where: Kawungan State School, Kawungan.

What: Helps raise funds for the Kawungan State School P&C by taking part in a fun night of mind-boggling entertainment.

Maximum of eight people per team. Book on 4197 9111.

Cost: $15 (includes light refreshments).

BAYSIDE ART

When: Between 10am and 4pm everyday through to November 1.

Where: Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, 166 Old Maryborough Road, Pialba.

What: Look at more than 70 works painted by members of the Bayside Christian Church. The paintings are about scripture, connection with God and nature.

Cost: Free

Bayside Artists - combined works of the Bayside Christian Church on show at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery. Artists Doug Valerio and Jade Hislop in amongst other artists work. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Bayside Artists - combined works of the Bayside Christian Church on show at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery. Artists Doug Valerio and Jade Hislop in amongst other artists work. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle Alistair Brightman

GIRLS NIGHT IN

When: Today from 6.30pm.

Where: @ Cinemas, 65/85 Bazaar St, Maryborough.

What: Watch Miss You Already with the girls and have fun with lucky door prizes and raffles.

Cost: Tickets $9 with $2 from every ticket sold to the Cancer Council. Ring 4123 0997 to book

WAL NEILSEN

 When: Friday from 8pm.

 Where: Hoolihans Irish Restaurant and Bar, 382 Esplanade, Torquay.

 What: Voice of Urban 2014 winner and acoustic sensation Wal Neilsen to sing tracks penned by himself from his album Night Rider, along with other tunes.

 Cost: Free.

Wal Neilsen, acoustic sensation.
Wal Neilsen, acoustic sensation. Robin-lee Reidy

GOOD VIBRATIONS

 When: Friday from 7.30pm.

 Where: Anzac Lounge, 11 Torquay Road, Pialba.

 What: Enjoy tracks from the 80's onwards to bop around to, in the comfort of the Hervey Bay RSL.

 Cost: Free.

SHOTGUN DUO

 When: Friday from 8pm.

 Where: The Beach House Hotel, 344, Charlton Esplanade, Scarness.

 What: Kick up your feet with rock from the 60's onwards. Merlin and the Duke are sure to have you stomping on the dance floor.

 Cost: Free.

FORBIDDEN ROAD

 When: Friday and Saturday from 8pm.

 Where: Torquay Hotel, 421 Charlton Esplanade, Torquay.

 What: Enjoy the amazing harmonies produced by Forbidden Road. An eclectic collection of country, rock 'n' roll, blues and classic rock will get people pub goers jiving.

 Cost: Free.

Local band Forbidden Road - (L) Dean Harrop (bass), Gary Hirst (drums), Glenn Hand (lead) and Kellie Hand (vocals).
Local band Forbidden Road - (L) Dean Harrop (bass), Gary Hirst (drums), Glenn Hand (lead) and Kellie Hand (vocals). Alistair Brightman


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