New Year’s Eve


Pel­i­can Wa­ters To­day

Time: 6.30pm un­til mid­night.

Where: Pel­i­can Wa­ters Golf Club

MEET your fam­ily and friends at Pel­i­can Wa­ters Golf Club to see in the new year. There will be live mu­sic, stream­ers and the usual count­down ac­tiv­i­ties, and three large TV screens. There won’t be a huge door price or lim­ited num­bers on the night. There will be an a la carte menu of­fer­ing a va­ri­ety of en­tree, mains and desserts to cover most tastes, as well as a kids’ menu. Book a ta­ble, by phon­ing 5437 5000.

Mooloolaba To­day

Time: Gates open 4pm.

Where: Mooloolaba Beach.

WEL­COME 2017 with some free fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties, rov­ing en­ter­tain­ment, face paint­ing, food, stalls and fire­works. Dance to Thirsty Merc, Cheap Fakes and Hoo8Hoo live on the main stage as well as a DJ set on the beach stage. Don’t miss the fire­works dis­plays at 8.30pm and mid­night at the fully fenced, al­co­hol and glass-free zone.

Twi­light Mar­kets

Jan­uary 2, 13 and 20 Time: 5–9pm.

Where: Bul­cock Beach.

SUM­MER is here, which means longer days and balmy nights. Why not make the most of the fes­tive sea­son and ex­plore the Twi­light Mar­kets? Ex­plore the fam­ily friendly mar­ket that fea­tures more than 150 stalls, in­clud­ing street food, gourmet sweets, artisan crafts, fash­ion and jew­ellery. There is also live mu­sic and street per­form­ers.

Beach movie

Jan­uary 3 Time: 6.30–8.30pm.

Where: Loo With a View, Mooloolaba Beach. GRAB a blan­ket, towel, bean bag or beach chair and en­joy the clas­sic sum­mer movie, Blue Crush. This is a fam­ily friendly event spon­sored by Mooloolaba Busi­ness and Tourism with Sun­shine Coast Coun­cil. No al­co­hol or glass is per­mit­ted at the event. Search for “Beach

Movie – Blue Crush” on Face­book to keep up to date in case of un­suit­able weather con­di­tions and can­cel­la­tions.

The Ga­bori Sis­ters: Gath­er­ing by the Sea

Jan­uary 3–11 (Closed Jan­uary 9) Time: 10am–3pm daily.

Where: But­ter Fac­tory Arts Cen­tre, Cooroy. IN COL­LAB­O­RA­TION with Queens­land Art Gallery: Gallery of Mod­ern Art, Ga­bori sis­ters Elsie, Dorothy and Amanda ex­plore the re­la­tion­ship the Ka­iadilt peo­ple of the Gulf of Car­pen­taria have with the sea. The pro­gram in­vites chil­dren to dis­cover the crea­tures that in­habit the wa­ters around Bentinck Is­land through mak­ing, draw­ing and mul­ti­me­dia ac­tiv­i­ties.

Mis­ter Maker and the Shapes

Jan­uary 17 Time: 11am and 1.30pm.

Where: Lake Kawana Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. MIS­TER Maker and The Shapes is a bril­liant, fun, fast-paced and in­ter­ac­tive show. Bring the whole fam­ily to join the ul­ti­mate arts and craft hero for some arty ad­ven­tures. There will be su­per songs and dances to join in, and of course, his fantastic side­kicks The Shapes. Buy your tick­ets on­line for $32.54 per ticket, or in per­son at the box of­fice with cash for $31.90 per ticket. Chil­dren un­der 12 months on the knee are free.

The Listies 6D

Jan­uary 19 Time: 10am.

Where: Lake Kawana Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

GET ready, be­cause Aus­tralia’s most sought-af­ter chil­dren’s co­me­di­ans are on the road with their award-win­ning show 6D – It’s twice as good as 3D. It’s a sketch com­edy show about the movies. Ex­pect haunted back­packs, ninja nanas, toi­let pa­per guns and an ac­tual movie made at ev­ery per­for­mance on a hel­met-mounted GoPro. Matt Kelly and Richard Hig­gins are The Listies. Visit www.thelake kawana­cen­ for tick­ets.

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