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
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.
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 email@example.com.
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,
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
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.
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.
Cheer on athletes competing in the Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast tomorrow at Mooloolaba Beach.
◗ Sunshine Coast Color Run, October 12, 2014.