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What's On Hervey Bay, and on the Fraser Coast Weekend Guide: Friday, December 02 – Sunday, December 04

Friday, December 02: Markets • Marina Twilight Markets 2.30pm-7.30pm, Hervey Bay Marina. • Howard Country Markets, 7am to 12 noon, Howard Community Centre, Steley St, Howard. Fitness of the mind and body • Hervey Bay Laughter Yoga/Wellness Class-10am sharp, APSL Hall, 61 Hunter St, Hervey Bay, Contact Bev or Darryl on 0466 938 613, All Welcome, Cost $3, this includes tea and coffee. • Friday Night Fun Skate, presented by the Hervey Bay Rollerz, 7pm till 9pm, Admission, $5 single, $8 double, $10 triple, $15 family, (unlimited). First time: Free admission, and skate hire, Roller Blades welcolme, Saftey Gear is optional, Every Friday night during the school term. Yarillee State School Hall. • Twilight Barefoot Bowls, 5.15pm for 5.30pm start, Bistro open from 5pm, Meals from $10, Cost: Adults $10, Children $5, Phone: 4128 1432 for details. (Every friday evening). • Indoor Volleyball, 6pm, Cost: $6, All welcome, Hervey Bay Volleyball, Hervey Bay PCYC, (every Friday). • Bellydance and Bollywood dance class – 6pm, CWA Hall, 19 Pulgul St, Urangan, Contact Lorna on: 0416 463 686. The Arts/ Workshops and Creative persuits Exhibitions on show at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, are: • Welcome Aboard the SS Maheno – 20/09/16 to 31/12/16 • Botanica-Hervey Bay Spinners Weavers and Fibre Artists Inc-02/12/16 to 29/01/17 • Three Foot Six-The Sunlander-09/12/16 to 05/02/17 Exhibitions on show at Gatakers Artspace, Maryborough are: • A Mother, A Daughter & A Camera-Kym Thomson – 28/11/16 to 24/12/16 • Critter Tales and Inner Landscapes-Adam Chashmore Brooke – 28/11/16 to 24/12/16 • Flotsam-Jo Williams-28/11/16 to 24/12/16


Talks/Tours • Free Guided Maryborough Heritage Walk Tour through Maryborough from 9am, Phone 4190 5722 for details. • Lunch Time Local History Talk, The Murder of Albert Whitford, MP. Presented by George Seymour. Bookings essential, Hervey Bay Library Other • Booklets Story Time, 9.30am-10.30pm, this is a friendly environment where parents can drop in for coffee and a chat while meeting new people, Storytelling and craft activities are provided for the children. This program runs every week during term time. Supported by Anglicare, Mary Ryan's Hervey Bay, Shop 5, 15 Central Ave. For more information contact Mary Ryan's on 4194 2111 or Anglicare on 1300 114 397. • A Day in the Bay- A celebration of International Day for People with Disabilities, 9.30am-1.30pm, All abilities Park, Pialba. Call Steven Reid on: 4124 4003 • Wetside Water Park Light Show Spectacular, 7.30 pm. The water fountains in the main arena lights up in colour to the sound of music. The front gates and main water park are closed so enter via the fish and chip shop and make your way to the main deck area. • Munchies in the Bay Meet & Greet, 5pm-8pm, United Service Station, Maryborough Rd, and Hervey Bay Rd, Pialba. Live Entertainment & Theatre • Friday Windup, Jim Daniell, 7.30pm-10pm, The Vinyard, Urangan. • Neil Wenk,5.30pm, followed by Vertigo, 8pm, The Boat Club, Hervey Bay. • Rick Manych, 6.00pm in main lounge, Hervey Bay RSL. • Vibeke, 6pm, Smokey Joe's Bar and Bistro. • John Vea Vea, 6-9pm, The Clubhouse. • The Grass Cutters, 8pm, the Beach House Hotel. • Live Entertainment, 7.30pm, the Bayswater Hotel. •

Darren Marlow, , 9pm, the Torquay Hotel.


Saturday, December 03: Markets/ Community Garage Sales • Pier Park Community Markets, 7am-1pm, Pier Park, Urangan, Supporting local charities. • Hervey Bay Fresh Food Swap, 9am-10.30am, Apex Park, pialba. Fitness of the mind and body • Hervey Bay Parkrun 5km, 7am start, Lions Park at Urangan Pier, Urangan, Cost, Free, must register at parkrun.com.au. • Maryborough Parkrun,7am start at ulah, must register at parkrun.com.au, and take along barcode. • River Heads-Walk Run, 7am, Cost: Free, River Heads Reserve, Seafarer Dr. For the whole family, but please keep your dog on a leash. Coffee can be purchased. The hosts are the River Heads Progress Association. • Yoga Qigong, 7.30 -8.45am, on the deck at Gatakers Landing Restaurant, Point Vernon, All Welcome, Casual class fee $15, or $12 concession, BYO mats, Phone Kath on 0448663303 for details. The Arts/ Workshops and Creative persuits Exhibitions on show at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, are: • Welcome Aboard the SS Maheno – 20/09/16 to 31/12/16 • Botanica-Hervey Bay Spinners Weavers and Fibre Artists Inc-02/12/16 to 29/01/17 • Three Foot Six-The Sunlander-09/12/16 to 05/02/17 Exhibitions on show at Gatakers Artspace, Maryborough are: • A Mother, A Daughter & A Camera-Kym Thomson – 28/11/16 to 24/12/16 • Critter Tales and Inner Landscapes-Adam Chashmore Brooke – 28/11/16 to 24/12/16 • Flotsam-Jo Williams-28/11/16 to 24/12/16 •

Art Classes, Rachael Brown's Art Studio, 10am-1pm, based on Portraiture, Beginners welcome, Cost: $35 per class materials are included in this price, email: artstudio123@ozemail.com or call 0488198951 for venue and further details.

Talks/Tours • Free Guided Maryborough Heritage Walk Tour through Maryborough from 9am, Phone 4190 5722 for details. • Maryborough, Tipples and Tales – 2.30pm to 5.30pm, $25 per person, includes tastings of platters and ports, The Bond Store Museum, Wharf St, Maryborough.Call: 4190 5722 to book.


Community • W4BC – Hervey Bay 'Coopers Walk', 8am-12pm, Seafront All Abilities Playground. 5Km walk along Coopers Walk, go to: www.walk4braincancer.com.au. This will be Coopers 8th Birthday. • Kids Monster Christmas Party-3pm to 5pm, $3 for PCYC Members, $6 for Non Members, Inflatables, games, disco etc, Hervey Bay PCYC • 10th Carols in the Village, Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, 13 Zephyr St, Entertainment from 4.45pm, Carols start at 6pm approximately. Visit from Santa, Bring a chair or blanket. $2 Adults, kids free. Wet weather venue: Senior Citizens Hall Denman Camp Rd. Other: • Maryborough, Community Lifestyles Respite Opening, 9am-1pm, 25 Sussex St, Maryborough • Street Style Custom-Grand Opening & Under New Management, Christmas Bash – 10am-12pm, 3/93 Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba. Free sausage sizzle, Wide Bay Rodders will be there. • Jump Trampoline Park Disco, 5-7pm, $15 p, this includes a sausage and a drink, but does not include socks, 229 Maryborough Hervey Bay Rd, Urraween. Live Entertainment & Theatre •

Frank Benn, 5pm, followed by Vertigo from 8pm, The Boat Club, Hervey Bay

Al Davies, 6pm, Smokey Joe's Bar and Grill, Urangan

• Vibeke Voller,, 6-9pm, The Clubhouse • Wetside Water Park Light Show Spectacular, 7.30pm. The water fountains in the main arena lights up in colour to the sound of music. The front gates and main water park are closed so enter via the fish and chip shop and make your way to the main deck area. • Arthur Black, 7.30pm, The Bayswater Hotel, Urangan • Shades Trio, 8pm, The Hervey Bay RSL. • Red Betty, 8.30pm, the Beach House Hotel, Scarness • Merlin playing in the bistro from 7pm-10pm,followed by a DJ playing till late, the Torquay Hotel


Sunday, December 04: Markets • Sunday in the Park, program starts at 10am, Market stalls, BBQ, entertainment, Scarness Park. • Nikenbah Markets, 6am to 12 noon, Hervey Bay Animal Refuge, NikenbahDundowran Rd, Nikenbah Fitness of the mind and body • Come and Try Outrigging, 7.50am, at the canoe compound beside the Boat Club premises, Buccaneer Dr, Urangan Harbour, Hervey Bay Outrigger Canoe Club, Phone Simon on 0423 680 076 for details. • BROGA-Men's Introductory Yoga Workshop, 8.30am-10.30am, Ocean Tree Yoga Studio, 414A The Esplanade, Torquay, Text: 0424 025 429 or send a message, limited spaces. • B Mee Multisport Club Awards, and End of Year Aquathon-3pm to 5.30pm, Open to B Mee students and friends, Hervey Bay High School Pool. • Beagles Across Australia Walk-3.30pm, Pines Park on the Esplanade, Pialba. Call Chelle on: 0411 2015 437 The Arts/ Workshops and Creative persuits • Workshops for kids and adults from 10am at Bunnings Warehouse, Hervey Bay, bookings essential, Phone 4128 5100 for details. Other • Sea-Doo Demo Day, 10am-1pm, Enzo's on the Beach. • The 2016 Independent Fraser Coast Toy Run- Fundraiser, Gold coin donation, Registration from 7am, departing 9am, starting at Westside Tavern Tinana, sausage sizzle at start, cars and bikes welcome. • Bayside Christmas Celebration-5pm to 7.45pm, Bayside Christian Church, 18 Neils St, Hervey Bay, All welcome. Live Entertainment & Theatre • Quinn the Radiostar, 3pm, the Bayswater Hotel, Urangan. • Sam Maddison, 2pm, ,the Beach House Hotel. •

Vanessa Lee, 1pm, followed by Trevor Judge from 6pm, The Boat Club, Hervey Bay

• Maryborough, Sunday Riverside with Jon Vea Vea – 3pm to 6pm, Bring a blanket, ,lawn games, childrens activities, please NO BYO alcohol. Brolga Theatre, Maryborough.


• The Z-Pac Country, Rock & Blues Club, 6pm, Every Sunday , air conditioned, bar facilities, snacks for sale, this is open to all, no matter what your level of musicianship or singing ability, $2 Zpac Members, $5 Non Members, contact Ken Sutton 0419 654 560 for details, Z-Pac Theatre, Zephyr St, Hervey Bay.


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December 02 published version of What's On Hervey Bay 2016