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OUR TOP FIVE PICKS FOR THIS WEEK­END

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1. COOK REIMAG­INED

East Coast En­counter re-en­vis­ages James Cook and his crew’s en­counter with Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple in 1770 through the work of Aus­tralian in­dige­nous and non-in­dige­nous artists and writers. Cook’s 1770 voy­age has be­come cen­tral to narratives of Aus­tralian his­tory and pre­cip­i­tated Euro­pean coloni­sa­tion of the coun­try. It’s now show­ing at Pin­na­cles Gallery. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit what­son.townsville.qld.gov.au

2. SCHOOL HOL­I­DAY AC­TIV­I­TIES

Look­ing for some­thing to keep the kids busy these school hol­i­days? How about these great ac­tiv­i­ties hap­pen­ing this week:

• Learn new art skills in work­shops lead by lo­cal

artists at Pin­na­cles Gallery. Par­tic­i­pants cre­ate art­work while learn­ing cre­ative tech­niques in a range of gen­res. Work­shops are run­ning ev­ery week­day un­til Fri­day, Septem­ber 30, from 10.30am to 12pm. Book­ings are en­cour­aged, call 4727 9011 to re­serve your space or visit what­son.townsville.qld.gov.au for more in­for­ma­tion. • It’s sci­ence meets LEGO in the all new LEGO

Wa­ter Play Work­shops ex­clu­sive to this school hol­i­days at the Mu­seum of Trop­i­cal Queens­land. The work­shops are de­signed to en­cour­age young en­thu­si­asts to think out­side the square when build­ing with LEGO and see just how fun LEGO and wa­ter can be! The work­shops are suit­able for ages 5-12 years, places are strictly lim­ited and book­ings can be made at qtix.com.au. Cost: $12 or $5 for MyMu­seum mem­bers.

3. MAR­KET AT STRAND PARK

Cen­tral Satur­days Mar­ket is mov­ing to a new home for a spe­cial once-off event this week­end. This week, come down to Strand Park from 8am to 1pm to check out the huge range of stalls with fresh pro­duce, qual­ity hand­made prod­ucts and great food. It’s a great, re­lax­ing way to kick off your week­end!

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