Top 10 Things To Do this weekend

For August 18th & 19th

Top 10 Things To Do this weekend


QCCS Mackay Cutters vs Norths Devils - BB Print Stadium (Saturday)

MACKAY CUTTERS V NORTHS DEVILS. Tickets at gate - $10 Adults, $5 (12-17yrs), U12 FREE, $8 conc. 12.00pm Gates/Bars/Canteen Open. 12.30pm KICK OFF MDRL U19 Elimination Semifinal: Wests v Brothers. 2.30PM KICK OFF MDRL U19 Qualifying Semifinal: Magpies V Souths. 4.00pm KICK OFF Hastings Deering COLTS U20's V Norths Devils U20’s. 6.00pm KICK OFF ISC Mackay Cutters V Norths Devils

Magpies Crusaders vs Brisbane City - Magpies (Saturday)

The last home game of the season! NPL Round 25: Magpies Crusaders United v Brisbane City FC - Thanks to CQ Connect. Join the Crusade as Mackay & Whitsundays own National Premier League team Magpies Crusaders United play right here at home, against Brisbane City FC in Round 25 of the National Premier League. Enjoy premier football, entertainment, jumping castle & face painting for the kids, canteen and bar facilities. The first 100 kids through the gate at our last home game on Saturday 18th August get a FREE Magpies Crusaders junior snap back cap!!! *1 per child. First in best dressed. Gates open 5:30pm, kick off 7pm at Magpies Sporting Clubs Sologinkin Oval. Get there early for the best grandstand seats. Buy your tickets online to skip the queue, adults $10, under 18 $5, under 6 are free. Parking available across the road at Magpies Sporting Clubs lower carpark.

Community Fun Day - Proserpine Tennis Grounds (Sunday)

Proserpine Tennis are welcoming everyone to come down and check out the new club and tennis courts. Canteen will be operating with a free bbq from 12 noon to 3pm.
Coffee, ice-creams and slushy's will also be on sale. Come meet our new coach Brigette and let the kids watch the Junior tournament. Sign on day. Come and have a hit or a game of table tennis. Venue will be air conditioned with plenty of tables and seating.

1st Annual School Daze - East Mackay (Saturday)

Professional Studios And Joy Auto Group Presents This Free Event To Start Your Children’s School Year Off Right! Free Back To School Supplies, Bike Give Away, Free Recording Studio Sessions, Live Performances, Free Food, Drinks, And Entertainment!

Note Park Grazing Co. August Farm Tour - Homebush (Sunday)

The tour will include a short walk through Note Park to see the methods I take and the work that goes into producing top quality beef. This is a family friendly event, there will also be tasting plates available for purchase on the day prepared by a local chef. Then sit back and take in the amazing views that Note Park has to offer. There will also be all of my prime beef cuts available for purchase on the day with eftpos facilities available, so bring an esky or a cooler bag with you.

Composting & worm farm workshop - Mackay Community Gardens (Saturday)

Council is putting on a free composting and worm farm workshop. You will learn how to set up a successful compost and worm farm at your home and cut your waste in half simply by recycling your food scraps. Roll up your sleeves and join in the fun.

Paint pouring workshop with Andrea Wright - Artspace (Sunday)

Participants will learn how to use fluid acrylics in an exciting way, using artist quality paints and mediums, Andrea will teach how to Paint pouring workshop with Andrea Wright - Artspace (Sunday)manipulate the paints to achieve some stunning results and create your own unique abstract artwork. The morning will begin with a guided walk and talk along the 306m River Street levee wall mural, with an opportunity to ask questions, breath in some fresh salty morning air and gain some inspiration before making their way back to Artspace Mackay to begin the workshop. 

Marian Markets - Marian (Sunday)

Held in historic Marian, this is a great local market with a variety of stalls. It’s on the 3rd Sunday of every month at 8am on Anzac Avenue - Holy Rosary Church – Marian.

Take the kids to a skate park - various locations (all weekend)

There are plenty of skate parks in the Mackay region including parks in Bucasia, North Mackay Mirani, Sarina, Slade Point and Walkerston. They are all free as well.

Go bowling - Mackay Leisure Centre (all weekend)

Why not get the kids out of the house and take them bowling? Forget about the old wooden lanes, Mackay Leisure Centre now have the synthetic lanes which have glowing strips for a bit more fun. Bumper Bowling is always fun for the smaller kids too.