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by Anton Checkhov Presented by Little Dreambox Studio 22 June 2pm & 6pm C2 Townsville Civic Theatre HOW MUCH LOVE CAN YOU BEAR? A farce in one act. An hilarious view of the melodramatic madness of love, a grieving widow who fancies herself inconsolably bereaved and her butler are visited by an overbearing brute in search of his money… backed by quirky musicians, big costumes, slapstick and stylised acting. Tickets at the door.

EVENTS Townsville Riverway parkrun Held at 6.50am every Saturday starting from the Riverway amphitheatre. Townsville is the latest city to get swept up by the worldwide parkrun craze; a free five-kilometre timed run every Saturday morning in a local park run by volunteers and open to anyone. Eco Fiesta and Smart Lifestyle Expo 1-2 June, 11am-4pm Queens Gardens Enjoy two days of education and entertainment at this free community event dedicated to sustainability and environmentally focussed themes. Activities for the whole family include DIY workshops, fresh produce, loads of giveaways, the Environmental Excellence and Sustainability Awards and Welcoming Babies Ceremony. Palm Creek Folk Festival 7-10 June Palm Creek Burdekin This Festival has quickly become a North Queensland institution serving up some of the Region’s best artists every year. Set in a lush tropical setting only 40 minutes south of Townsville and featuring an eclectic mix of music, movies, workshops and a children’s area it is certainly out of the ordinary. Take your costume for the Sunday Masquerade Ball!

Lennon Bros Circus Until Monday 10th June Townsville Showgrounds One of only two circuses remaining in Australia with big cats in the program. Circus Box Office from 1 hour prior to show time or you can book online at Charity Auction of Orphan’s Traditional Cambodian Paintings 12 June 7pm Rydges Function Rooms, Palmer Street South Townsville Exhibition and auction of traditional Cambodian paintings by children of Orphans & Disadvantaged Arts Association of Siem Reap, Cambodia. All proceeds go to the orphanage. Official opening at 7.00pm Wednesday 12th and exhibition open till 12noon Thursday. For further information call 4095 8464 or Celebrate Townsville Arts and Cultural Festival 14-23 June A ten day arts and cultural festival showcasing the creative talent in our region at venues throughout the city including; schools and shopping centres, two Sunday markets, theatres and special street events.


Pet Expo 15 June, 9am-5pm Thuringowa Soundshell The annual Pet Expo will include a kids zone and over 40 exhibitors. Guest speakers and demonstrations on centre stage from groomers and behaviourists with activities for your pet including an agility course. Come and receive discounted microchipping, registration renewals and new animal registrations if you pay on the day. 2013 Whitsunday Film Festival 20-30 June Bowen and Airlie Beach A diverse range of films shown over 4 days in Bowen and 2 days in Airlie Beach. Includes free community event screenings, a variety of venues and a red carpet and cocktails premiere evening. Many films have featured in the Sydney Travelling Film Festival and Tropfest. Of special note are 3 Queensland films screening at the 'Cocktails & Film Evening' at the iconic Bowen Summergarden Cinemas on 21 June. Townsville Chamber Business Awards 21 June 6.30pm Jupiters Townsville The Young Chamber hosts the annual gala Young Business Achievements Awards which recognise contributions by business people under the age of 35. Townsville Food & Wine Festival 21-23 June Jupiters Townsville On June 21 experience a delicious five-course degustation dinner perfectly matched with Penfolds wines and the expert knowledge of host Penfolds wine maker Steph Dutton, in Essence. The Richard Clapton concert on June 22 will be held on the poolside lawns. Gates open at 3.30pm. The official Food & Wine Festival will be held on June 23 on the poolside lawns from 12noon until 6.30pm. Entirely 18+ event. Townsville Cash Mob 23 June The concept is simple: with $20 in hand, members of our community come together to shop in a locally-owned establishment to

support their favourite local business and support the area economy. Visit National Offshore Superboat Championships 30 June 2013 The Strand If you would like some high octane fun at Townsville’s iconic Strand, watching the ‘super boats’ is a must. Be thrilled by the sights and sounds as the $1M boats roar past going head to head in Townsville’s crystal clear waters.

FOOTBALL NRL: NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS 8 June 7.30pm Bulldogs 30 June 6.30pm Sharks 1300SMILES Stadium or 1300 462 692 NATIONAL PREMIER LEAGUE: NORTHERN FURY FC 9 June 3pm FNQ (Cairns) Townsville Sports Reserve North Ward 15 June 7.30pm Central Queensland Brolga Park near Murray Stadium 22 June 7.30pm Moreton Bay Jets Townsville Sports Reserve North Ward

MARKETS Cotters Rotary Markets Flinders Street, Sundays 8.30am–1pm. Willows Rotary Markets Willows Shopping centre car park, Sundays 7am–11am Townsville City Markets Flinders Square, Townsville CBD Wednesdays 6am–6pm. Magnetic Island Night Markets Arcadia RSL, Fridays 5pm–9pm. Horseshoe Bay Markets Second and fourth Sundays, 9am–2pm. NQ Farmers Markets North Shore Town Centre, Burdell, Saturdays Townsville Artist Market 29 June, 1pm–4pm Riverway Arts Centre Pinnacles Gallery hosts the Townsville Artist Markets at the Riverway complex. The market features over 50 stalls by artists and crafts people from the region. From small wares to stunning feature paintings. There’s live entertainment including local musicians and roaming entertainment by La Luna Arts.

DUO Magazine June 2013  

DUO Magazine is North Queensland’s very own luxury lifestyle publication. Now in its seventh year, the independent glossy has secured a plac...

DUO Magazine June 2013  

DUO Magazine is North Queensland’s very own luxury lifestyle publication. Now in its seventh year, the independent glossy has secured a plac...