Ben, Sarah and Abbie Patterson from Hervey Bay celebrate their first Halloween last year.
Ben, Sarah and Abbie Patterson from Hervey Bay celebrate their first Halloween last year. Alistair Brightman

What’s on for kids this week across the Fraser Coast

ANKLE BITERS PLAYGROUP

When: Every Monday from 9am.

Where: Family Day Care Centre, Tavistock St.

What: Ankle biters Playgroup. Fun activities for children and chance to meet other local parents

Cost: $2

 

HOWARD MINI MINERS

 When: Every Wednesday during school term from 9am till 11am.

 Where: Howard State School at the Bill Sargent Hall, 108 William St, Howard.

 What: Bring your tiny tot for a play date. Coffee and tea are supplied, but don't forget to pack a snack or two and water bottle for your child. Indoors and outdoors play area.

 Cost: $2

 

PLAYMATES PLAY GROUP

When: Every Wednesday from 9.30am

Where: St James Church Hall (corner Urraween Rd and Pantlins Lane)

What: Playmates Playgroup. Fun activities for children and chance to meet other local parents

Cost: $2

 

PLAY WITH YOUR KIDS

 When: Tuesday and Thursday, between 9.30am and 11.30am.

 Where: Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre, 22 Charles Street, Pialba.

 What: Enjoy new activities every time with your child or children less than five years. An outside sandpit is also to be enjoyed.

 Cost: $3 per family.

 

TOY LIBRARY

 When: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 1pm to 4.30pm. Wednesday 10am to 4.30pm. Saturday from 9am to noon.

 Where: Maryborough Toy & Special Needs Library, 239 Lennox Street, Maryborough.

 What: Visit to pick a toy to borrow

 Cost: Free

 

READING GROUP

 When: Wednesday 9am, 10am and 11.30am.

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

 What: Bring your kindy aged child for an enjoyable reading session, hosted by a librarian. Enjoy songs, felt board activities and books.

 Cost: Free.

 

SEAGULLS JUNIORS AGM

When: Wednesday, from 6pm.

Where: Seagulls Club House, Stafford Park at the corner of Bideford St and Boundary Rd, Torquay.

What: The annual general meeting for the Hervey Bay Seagulls Junior Rugby League is on and all positions are being vacated. Come along to show your support to the club. The club needs people with new ideas.

Cost: Free.

 

YOUTH GROUP

 When: Thursday (during term times), from 3.30pm

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

 What: Schools kids can enjoy free play and activities at the youth group. Afternoon tea is provided.

 Cost: $1 membership for the year.

 

UNBLEACHED

When: Thursday, from 6.30pm.

Where: Urangan State High School performing arts centre

What: Enjoyable night for music.

Cost: Free for staff and families.

 

KIDS KARAOKE

 When: Thursdays, between 6pm and 10pm.

 Where: Tinana Hotel, Gympie Rd, Tinana.

 What: Family friendly karaoke night, with an ice cream Sunday free with every kid's meal. Singer of the week receives a free meal.

 Cost: Free entry. Ring Bronco Jensen on 0429912154.

 

RATTLE AND RHYME

 When: Every Thursday and Friday, at 10.30am and 9.30am respectively.

 Where: Hervey Bay Library, 161 Old Maryborough Road, Pialba.

 What: Mums and dads are invited to bring their little one for an enjoyable half hour of rhyme, songs and rattles.

 Cost: Free.

 

DAY FOR DANIEL

 When: Friday, all day.

 Where: Around the Fraser Coast.

 What: Host a Day for Daniel event and join more than one million people across Australia to 'wear red' and promote child safety.

 Cost: Donations taken. Visit http://www.dayfordaniel.com.au.

 

SENIOR STUDENT ART DISPLAY

When: From Friday until November 22, between 10am and 4pm every day.

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

What: Look at some of the fantastic works by senior art students at Fraser Coast Anglican College displayed at the gallery.

Cost: Free.

 

HALLOWEEN RUN

When: Saturday, from 6.45am.

Where: Leaves from 577 Charlton Esplanade, Urangan.

What: Get dressed up in Halloween costumes for a 5 kilometre walk and run down the Esplanade. Bring your kids to join in on the fun.

Cost: Free.

 

HALLOWEEN MOVIE NIGHT

When: Saturday, between 2pm and 8pm.

Where: The Discovery Sphere, 166 Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba.

What: Get your spookiest costumes on to celebrate Halloween in stye. There will be a sausage sizzle, drinks,  popcorn, Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary talks and activities and a spooky movie, Monsters Inc, from 5.30pm.

Cost: $4.50 per child and $5.50 for accompanying adult. Bookings not required.

 

HALLOWEEN DISCO

When: Saturday, from 6pm to 8pm.

Where: Hervey Bay PCYC, 9 O'Rourke Street, Pialba.

What: A disco for kids in grades three to grade six. Get dressed in your scariest costume and enjoy a hot dog,      popper and lucky door prizes. Supervised by uniformed police officer and PCYC staff.

Cost: $8 per child.

 

MARY POPPINS LOOK IN

When: Saturday, between 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

Where: The former Joint Stock Bank Building, corner of Kent and Richmond Sts, Maryborough.

What: Explore the birth place of Maryborough's most famous export, P L Travers, the creative genius behind Mary  Poppins.

 The building was constructed during 1882 as the Australian Joint Stock Bank. Have a look at the upstairs room.

Cost: Free.

 

If you have a What's On, contact Hannah Baker on hannah.baker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au.

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