What’s on this month

Saturday 15 January

Emu Park Markets

Emu Park Picnic Markets are organised by the Emu Park Lions. Emu Park Picnic Markets have over a hundred stalls providing a wide range of new and used goodies. Grab yourself some usual market bargains like fresh produce, plants, preserves, craft, novelty items, art, and woodwork. You can find a unique present for a special person in your life and solve the problem of what to buy that “hard to buy for” person. Some people have even been seen buying things like fishing gear and the like just for themselves.

Time: 8am to 12pm

Location: Hill Street, Emu Park.

For more information call 0407 178 011.

Tour de Nudgee

Take the Kedron Brook and Jim Soorley Bicycle paths on a leisurely and scenic ride from Clayfield to Nudgee Beach. Easy paced 25 km social ride that is mostly flat.

Time: 9am to 12pm

Location: Car park off Park Avenue, Clayfield.

For more information class Ross on 0413 253 366.

Chicago Audition Workshops

Open to all local performers to join our cast and crew of Chicago 2022. Brings your friends and sing, dance, and act through our workshops, followed by group and solo auditions for your favourite merry murderesses.

Time: 2pm to 6pm

Location: Emerald Little Theatre, Cnr Harris and Anakie Street, Emerald.

For more information call 0448 600 503.

Monday 17 January

Engineering, Robotics & Electronics 2 Day Camp

A two-day program for school-aged kids from Year 1 to Year 8. We run different sessions appropriate to the age group of participants with fun and educational STEM activities. We use LEGO, motors, sensors, coding and simple circuits to design and build real models.

Time: 9am to 3pm

Location: Advanced Technology Innovation Centre – CQUniversity Rockhampton, 554-700 Yaamba Road, Norman Gardens.

For more information see the Rockhampton Regional Council events page.

Read & Rhyme

Eagerly anticipated literacy programs for parents/carers and littlies are set to recommence.

Bookings are essential.

Time: 9:30am to 10am

Location: Mount Morgan Library, 31 Morgan Street, Mount Morgan.

For more information and to book call 07 4936 8043.

Tuesday 18 January

Engineering, Robotics & Electronics 2 Day Camp

A two-day program for school-aged kids from Year 1 to Year 8. We run different sessions appropriate to the age group of participants with fun and educational STEM activities. We use LEGO, motors, sensors, coding and simple circuits to design and build real models.

Time: 9am to 3pm

Location: Advanced Technology Innovation Centre – CQUniversity Rockhampton, 554-700 Yaamba Road, Norman Gardens.

For more information see the Rockhampton Regional Council events page.

Back to School Book Wrap Fun

Come along and get your creative juices flowing with a range of book wrapping designs to start the school year off with style!

Time: 10am to 12pm

Location: Yeppoon Town Hall.

For more information call 07 4913 5000.

Origami Club

This ancient art of paper folding was first practiced in the Japanese Imperial Court, where it was considered an amusing and elegant way of passing the time.

Bookings are essential.

Time: 4pm to 5pm

Location: Gracemere Library, 1 Ranger Street, Gracemere.

For more information phone 49368043.

Wednesday 19 January

Beach Cricket with the Brisbane Heat

Bookings essential: Come along and make new friends, learn new skills and get colourful! There will be cricket activities, inflatable cricket nets, waterbomb fights, slip and slide, and top it off, a colour blast! For all ages and levels. $20pp (including Cricket Blast Pack).

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Yeppoon Main Beach

For more information call 07 4913 5000.

CQUni TAFE Careers Expo

Explore your TAFE training options and drop into the CQUni TAFE Careers Expo. Suitable for anyone interested in TAFE, from school students, career starters, people upskilling or seeking to re-join the workforce. Course information provided includes TAFE diplomas, certificates (including apprenticeships and traineeships), short courses and micro-credentials.

Time: 2pm to 5:30pm

Location: Rockhampton City Campus, Canning Street, Rockhampton.

For more information visit https://www.cqu.edu.au/events/event-items/information-session/tafe-careers-expo

AFLQ Auskick on the Beach

Bookings essential: A new school holiday program combining many aspects of the traditional NAB AFL Auskick program with beach-themed activities and beach safety initiatives. Ages 5-12 years.

Note: Register at aflq.com.au/auskickonthebeach

Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Location: Emu Park Main Beach.

For more information call 07 4913 5000.

Thursday 20 January

Lunch Snacks Cooking Workshop

Bookings essential: Learn how to cook some school lunchbox snacks with the team from Stir&Stitch. You’ll also learn kitchen safety.

Note: This initiative is subsidised by Livingstone Shire Council’s Youth Services. Ages 8+. Tickets are $27.50pp at www.stirandstitch.com.au

Time: 10am to 12pm

Location: 35 Arthur Street, Yeppoon.

For more information call 07 4913 5000.

AFLQ Auskick on the Beach

A new school holiday program combining many aspects of the traditional NAB AFL Auskick program with beach-themed activities and beach safety initiatives. Ages 5-12 years.

Note: Register at aflq.com.au/auskickonthebeach

Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Location: Emu Park Main Beach.

For more information call 07 4913 5000.

Friday 21 January

Come and Play Croquet

All equipment is provided, just wear flat-soled shoes or play barefoot and enjoy some gentle exercise.

Time: 5:15pm

Location: Gracemere Croquet Club on 101 Ian Besch Drive, Gracemere.

For more information email gracemere@croquetqld.org or call Don on 0418 791 486.

Saturday 22 January

Come N Try Pickleball

Come and try your hand at one of the fastest growing sports worldwide! Pickleball is a paddleball sport that combines elements of badminton, table tennis and tennis.

Suitable for all ages. Equipment supplied.

Time: 8am to 10am

Location: Cooee Bay Sports Complex.

For more information call 07 4913 5000.

Sunday 23 January

Come N Try Tennis

Bookings essential: Beak’s tennis are running Come and Try Tennis clinics.

Time: 9.30am to 10.30am

Location: Yeppoon Tennis Club.

Time: 4pm to 5pm

Location; Glenlee Tennis Courts

For more information call 07 4913 5000 or to register call Rob on 0419 026 963.

Tuesday 25 January

Cake Club

Gracemere Cake Club is an opportunity to share recipes, cooking tips and cake in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Time: 10:30am to 11:30am.

Location: Gracemere Library, 1 Ranger Street, Gracemere.

For more information call 4936 8043.

Wednesday 26 January

Australia Day Breakfast and Markets

Everyone is welcome to join for breakfast and market stalls. A gold coin donation will be appreciated.

Time: 7.30am to 12pm

Location: The Caves Lions Park, Barmoya Road, The Caves.

For more information contact Julie 0447 719 872 or Bev 0407 581 199

Great Australia Day Beach Party

Spend the day at Yeppoon Main Beach for the annual Great Australia Day Beach Party. Jam-packed with family fun activities, music and entertainment, beach games, market stalls and fireworks.

Time: 10am to 8.30pm

Location: Yeppoon Foreshore.

For more information call 07 4913 5000.