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Join in all the fun, tours, events and entertainment at TYTO – art, culture, nature, knowledge EVENTS Astronomical 20 Aug from 6.30pm A Comedic outdoor romp through the Universe, using six large telescopes, with Gallileo, Neil Armstrong, Einstein, Henrietta Leavitt, and others as your guides. Bring a picnic dinner, BYO chairs. See Saturn, Jupiter, a black hole. Astronomical fun! BYO chairs. Audience ages 6 to 95.Tickets: $10 adult, $5 child, $25 family. Bookings via www.fullthrottletheatre.com or available on the night. Enquires: 0476 590 004 or 0407 133 692 Presented by Townsville Astronomy Group, Full Throttle Theatre Company and TYTO. Sunday Session – Live Music Sarah Little Amy and Bonnie Zaghini 27 Aug 4.30pm–6.30pm FREE Event

Kick back and enjoy the afternoon, overlooking the picturesque lagoons at TYTO. BYO rug or chairs. Food and beverages are available for purchase. BYO alcohol in designated areas only. TYTO Amphitheatre

EXHIBITIONS H2O-De-constructed – Ingham Art Society Annual Exhibition 4 Aug to 27 Aug 2017 Daily 10am–4pm. The Ingham Art Society member’s annual show is an exhibition that explores the story of water and what it means in our lives – Connecting us to the land, our craft and each other. This exhibition reflects upon and cherishes the watery world that surrounds us in all its forms and manipulations, each work celebrating a rich interweaving of human-water relationships. TYTO Regional Art Gallery

31st Battalion – The Kennedy Regiment mini Museum Daily 10am–4pm. The collection showcases a compilation of published works, periodicals, military records, photographs, writings, ephemera and artefacts sharing the history of The Kennedy Regiment, including the 31st Battalion, 31/51st Battalion and the 2/31st Battalion and their role in the Australian military narrative. The Museum honours and celebrates the 31st Battalion – The Kennedy Regiment and the Spirit of Gallipoli in the 100th year anniversary. Hinchinbrook Shire Library

TOURS TYTO Wetland Tours Wednesday and Saturday 9am Adult $15pp Child 5–14 $5pp Discover the Wetlands and learn about some of the 243 bird species found at TYTO. Conditions: minimum numbers or by appointment, group savings available. Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Lounge Sugar Tracks Free Display: Daily 10am–4pm Paid Tour: Tuesday and Saturday 10am. Adult $25pp Child 5–14 $15pp. Conditions: minimum numbers or

by appointment, group savings available. A journey that brings to life a yesteryear that shaped the great pioneering cane communities of Hinchinbrook. Meet at Hinchinbrook Shire Library

MARKETS Hinchinbrook Market Day Thursday 3 August, 8.30am–1.30pm Enjoy the morning or pop in over lunch to wander through this collective of regional delights, from fresh produce, local preserves and baked goods, to original works by local artisans and craft enthusiasts. Chat to farmers, watch demonstrations, take part in workshops and purchase unique gifts or keepsakes. Bring the kids and keep them busy with an activity, exchange your old books at the free book exchange or just enjoy live music and have time out. TYTO Parklands off Macrossan Avenue, Ingham.

ACTIVITIES Free daily activities for the children HinChess, Chinese Checkers, Quirky Quiz, See the Turtles, Nature Bingo, Code Cracker Daily 9.00am – 4.00pm from Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Lounge All dates, times and information is correct at printing. For up to date information please see our Facebook page or the website. All listings subject to change without notice. There is more happening at TYTO every day. Please go to our Facebook page for further details.

CONTACT TYTO Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Lounge 4776 4792 TYTO Regional Art Gallery 4776 4725 TYTO Conference & Event Centre 4776 4726 Hinchinbrook Shire Library 4776 4614

www.tyto.com.au visit TYTO Photograph: Louise Plint Rising Tide

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Duo Magazine August 2017  

Every month, DUO captures the unique spirit of our region and grabs the attention of our community.