Interschool Equestrian Showcase

The Interschool Equestrian Showcase aims to introduce school aged riders to the IQ competition! Fraser Coast Horse Trials along with a few other local clubs will be running a clinic on the Saturday afternoon and the Sunday.

The Wide Bay Showcase is scheduled for Saturday 30 November starting at 9:00am. It will be held at Maryborough Park, Maryborough.

Canteen will be available on the day and RSVP's are essential for catering purposes.
Presentations at the Wide Bay Showcase will be conducted by Rebel Morrow, Russ Davidson and Brett Cantle and will include a Cross Country Walk!

Fraser Coast Horse Trials and Hervey Bay Pony Club will be conducting a clinic with these three instructors on the Saturday afternoon and Sunday. 

*Free entry for the Showcase yet a cost will be attached for the Clinic. 

RACQ Technology Challenge Maryborough 2013

Experience high-powered fun, spectacular excitement and awesome events packed into one weekend in Maryborough, 14-15 September 2013.

The RACQ Technology Challenge puts primary and high school students to the test with seven events to challenge their innovation and imagination.

But more than that, you get to camp with your team-mates… enjoy live music… hang out with new friends from all over Queensland… explore your future career in alternative energy, engineering and science… and compete in prestigious Queensland championship events!

It started in 2002, and it grows every year! For thousands of students, teachers, parents and spectators, it’s a highlight of the school calendar – why not join in too?

Harvey's Birthday at the Teddy Bears Picnic

Come and celebrate Harvey’s 4th birthday at the annual Teddy Bears Picnic.

The tranquil Botanical Gardens come alive as Condy Park Kindy hosts this annual picnic just for you and your teddy. 

The fun filled event has the Teddy Bears Hospital, rides, stalls, show bags, face painting, gift bottles, lucky dips, crafts, activities and free entertainment.

Families are encouraged to bring their bears and a picnic blanket and to find a spot on the grass to enjoy the morning.

The Teddy Bears Picnic has been an annual occurrence in Hervey Bay for almost 20 years. From its humble beginnings as a small Kindergarten fundraiser it has grown to a popular community event for families and to join the Whale Festival so our Teddies can help celebrate Harvey’s birthday.

Harvey's Birthday Sing-A-Long will be at 10.15am. A fantastic morning for families in the park.

Burrum Coal Discovery Festival

Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Discovery of Coal in the Burrum District by the Miller brothers.
  • street parade
  • historical tour
  • demonstrations of old time skills
  • old time dinner dances
  • kids activities
  • swap/meet markets
  • entertainment and much much more

SATURDAY 20TH JULYCommunity Centre Park:
10.00am Street Parade. Anne Maddern MP officially opens Festival at conclusion of parade.
11.00am Anita Jansch sings Miners Song
11.30am Demonstration from Gympie 5th Light Horse
12.00pm Presentation to winners of colouring- in competition
12.30pm Working Sheep Dogs and Sheep Demonstration
1.15pm Demonstration from Gympie 5th Light Horse
2.00pm Working Sheep Dogs and Sheep Demonstration
2.45pm Demonstration from Gympie 5th Light Horse

11.00am - 3.00pm: Timber Heritage Display, Antique Lace Making, Dog Obedience, Pipe Bands, Vintage & Classic Cars, Wood working, Sheep shearing, Wooden wheel, Vintage MotorCycles, Antique Machinery, Town Crier & Mary Heritage, Market Stalls, Canteen open.

9.30am Community Centre; Combined Church Service8am Howard Pharmacy Car Park Fun Run
9am-1pm Torbanlea Recreation Grounds Active Riders Sports Day 

Fraser Coast Outriggers Bay Business Challenge

Looking for a FUN DAY OUT with friends, family and staff?

Head down to the Fraser Coast Outriggers Bay Business Challenge to witness Businesses, Corporate Bodies and Clubs who organise teams of 5 to race against each other - Steerer and paddles provided.

Practices are available any Sunday at 9.00am until 26th May. Lucky draw - the Business that wins will receive advertising on the side of an outrigger canoe. There will be prizes, raffles breakfast, lunch, good coffee and Bar open from 10am. There will also be a Fancy dress prize - so get creative!

Heritage City Quilt & Crafting Extravaganza

What will you See? Quilt display from local groups, demonstrations by local teachers and special guests from Pfaff / Husqvarna Viking/ Singer. Quilt shop stalls from local and other areas with quality craft items for sale. Special guest speaker Tracey Sims will present a trunk show of her amazing designs and quilts as well as a special workshop/ lecture on "colour and design". 

Refreshments are available for purchase provided by Rotary Club of Maryborough Sunrise and community volunteers. Special lucky door prize- Pfaff Ambition Essential Sewing Machine valued at $999 plus other raffles through out the event. 

Burrum Heads Easter Fishing Classic

The Burrum Heads Easter Fishing Classic is 22 years young and is a genuine community event for the whole family. 
To fish or not to fish there are many prizes and giveaways for all who attend. Join many of our guests who make the journey to our idilic corner of the world.

For a rod bending line ripping good time come and join us for a great family Easter weekend. See you there!

Location / Venue
Burrum Heads Lions Park Urangan

Date / Time
29 March - 31 March 2013
7.30am Friday to 6pm Easter Sunday

Adult: 25
Children: 5