EVENTS:

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THE FU­TURE OF WORK: PLAN­NING YOUR CA­REER

To­day Time: 9am-12:30pm

Where: Uni­ver­sity of the Sun­shine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs.

Ca­reer plan­ning can be a dif­fi­cult task in uncertain times. This work­shop will pro­vide you with the knowl­edge and skills to ef­fec­tively plan and de­velop a ca­reer that em­braces the fu­ture of work. Your cur­rent em­ploy­ment sit­u­a­tion will be as­sessed, with the cre­ation of goals aligned with your ca­reer am­bi­tion. Visit www.usc.edu.au for more in­for­ma­tion and tick­ets.

IRON­MAN 70.3 SUN­SHINE COAST

Tomorrow Time: See web­site for timetable.

Where: Mooloolaba Beach

Cheer on lo­cal, na­tional and in­ter­na­tional com­peti­tors who set out to con­quer the pres­ti­gious Iron­man 70.3 Sun­shine Coast. Start­ing with a swim off the surf beach fol­lowed by a flat and fast bike course, the run will tie up the day’s ex­cit­ing events with a two lap course around Mooloolaba’s Es­planade lined with spec­ta­tors. This event pro­vides a fit­ting warm up for those ath­letes head­ing over to Kona to take on the Iron­man World Cham­pi­onship in October.

SUN­SHINE COAST AGED CARE EXPO

September 12 Time: 1-5pm

Where: Lake Kawana Com­mu­nity Cen­tre

Now in its 5th year, the an­nual Sun­shine Coast Aged Care Expo will help pro­vide valu­able in­for­ma­tion about aged care op­tions on the Sun­shine Coast. This rare op­por­tu­nity al­lows you to gain valu­able in­for­ma­tion di­rect from each ex­hibitor in the one place. Plus, lis­ten to aged care spe­cial­ist ad­viser Gavin Wil­liams, so­lic­i­tor Ge­of­frey Lyons and this year’s key­note speaker, Sue Pi­eters-Hawke. Sue is pas­sion­ate ad­vo­cate, ac­claimed au­thor, ed­u­ca­tor and con­sul­tant. She is a Na­tional Am­bas­sador for Alzheimer’s Aus­tralia and co-chairs the Fed­eral De­men­tia

Fo­rum.

CELEBRITY WHEEL­CHAIR BAS­KET­BALL CHAL­LENGE

September 13 Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Where: USC Sports Sta­dium, Sippy Downs

The Hot 91.1 FM Break­fast crew Sam, Dave and Ash will join Sun­coast Spin­ners Wheel­chair Bas­ket­ball club to cel­e­brate Dis­abil­ity Ac­tion Week in Celebrity Game. Come along and sup­port Sam, Dave and Ash as they com­pete against the Sun­shine Coast pre­mier wheel­chair bas­ket­ball team, The Sun­coast Spin­ners.

LIFE­LINE BOOKFEST

September 21-24 Time: 8:30am till 4pm daily.

Where: Lake Kawana Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 114 Sports­mans Pa­rade, Boka­rina.

Call­ing all book­worms! Dis­cover thou­sands of qual­ity pre-loved books from just $1. You'll find in­di­vid­u­ally priced pa­per­backs and hard­backs, fic­tion and non-fic­tion, Mills and Boon, ref­er­ence books, cook­books, books on gar­den­ing, ed­u­ca­tion, health and well be­ing and chil­dren’s books for all ages.

Funds raised help sup­port the 13 11 14 Life­line Crisis Line and other Unit­ing Care Com­mu­nity ser­vices.

If you wish to do­nate some of your pre-read and loved books for this wor­thy cause, drop into the Boka­rina Life­line store or the Kunda Park Ware­house if you’re do­nat­ing a large num­ber of books.

If you wish to do­nate your time by vol­un­teer­ing at this event, reg­is­ter your in­ter­est at www.uc­com­mu­nity.org.au/vol­un­teer or email vol­un­teer@uc­com­mu­nity.org.au.

En­try is free and food, tea and cof­fee will be avail­able for pur­chase.

RO­TARY WALK FOR MEN­TAL HEALTH

October 15 Time: 8am-1pm

Where: Mooloolaba Beach, 1 Mooloolaba Es­planade, Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba Ro­tary’s an­nual Walk for Men­tal Health will kick off at the Mooloolaba Surf Club. There are two op­tions to suit fit­ness lev­els. The short walk will turn around at the Alex Surf Club while the longer walk will turn around at the Ma­roochy­dore Surf Club. Par­tic­i­pants will be re­warded with a sausage siz­zle at the Mooloolaba Surf Club fol­low­ing the walk. To join in, sim­ply pur­chase one of the pro­mo­tional printed tee shirts, a cap and plus a bot­tle of wa­ter for $25. Wa­ter will also be avail­able at sta­tions dur­ing the walk. Visit www.mooloolabaro­tary.org for more de­tails.

THE COLOR MOVE­MENT SUN­SHINE COAST

October 21 Time: 12-6pm Where: Sun­shine Coast Sta­dium, 31 Sports­mans Pa­rade,

Boka­rina

From the cre­ators of The Color Run comes a brand-new colour fes­ti­val se­ries where colour, mu­sic and hap­pi­ness rule. The Color Move­ment swaps run­ning shoes for danc­ing shoes prov­ing there are loads of ways to be ac­tive.

Join the move­ment by danc­ing in colour clouds, jump­ing around in con­fetti tor­na­dos, blast­ing your friends with wa­ter bal­loons, frol­ick­ing in clouds of dreamy foam and get­ting down to some of the groovi­est tunes.

The Color Move­ment is open to all ages and is look­ing to en­gage ev­ery­one – no mat­ter what fit­ness level or fit­ness style.

Visit www.the­col­or­run.com.au for more in­for­ma­tion.

CON­SCIOUS LIFE FES­TI­VAL

October 28

Where: Lake Kawana Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 114 Sports­mans Pde, Boka­rina

Get a dose of life-chang­ing in­spi­ra­tion as renowned prac­ti­tion­ers, pi­o­neers, speak­ers and spe­cial­ists unite for an en­tire week­end of in­ter­ac­tive work­shops, med­i­ta­tions and sem­i­nars.

This two-day, fam­ily-friendly event is de­signed to em­power pos­i­tive change through holis­tic health, self-aware­ness and eco-friendly liv­ing.

Learn about the lat­est in health and well­be­ing, mind­ful­ness and mean­ing, and dis­cover new ways of liv­ing lightly on the earth.

En­try is $10 or $15 for a week­end pass.

WAN­DER­LUST FES­TI­VAL

Novem­ber 9-12

Where: Novo­tel Twin Waters Re­sort, 270 Ocean Dr, Ma­roochy­dore

Wan­der into a world of health, in­spi­ra­tion and good vibes at Wan­der­lust Fes­ti­val.

Choose your own ad­ven­ture with multi-level yoga and med­i­ta­tion ses­sions, mouth­wa­ter­ing lo­cal or­ganic din­ners, heart-pump­ing mu­sic, in­spir­ing lec­tures and work­shops, and out­door ac­tiv­i­ties from stand up pad­dling (SUP) to camp­ing and glamp­ing.

Fea­tur­ing big names in mu­sic, fit­ness and food in­clud­ing Ar­rested De­vel­op­ment, Toni Childs, Sarah Wil­son, Janet Stone, Dun­can Peak and so much more.

For tick­ets and fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, visit www.wan­der­lust.com/fes­ti­vals/sun­shine-coast.

Event sub­mis­sions in­cluded at dis­cre­tion of the Life&Style Week­end edi­to­rial team.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED.

Cheer on ath­letes com­pet­ing in the Iron­man 70.3 Sun­shine Coast tomorrow at Mooloolaba Beach.

PHOTO: JOR­DAN CULLEN

◗ Sun­shine Coast Color Run, October 12, 2014.

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