LADIES, LET’S GET READY TO RACE
YOUR WEEKEND PLANNER
1 Get swept up in the bubbles, the finery and the frolics of Ladies Day 2017 this Saturday at Townsville Turf Club. Strut your stuff at the Escape Travel Fashions on the Field, or just to enjoy some good company at Miss Macie Champagne Garden or the Espresso Martini Bar both available in general admission. Keep yourself looking your best at the make- up touch up tent. With live entertainment from Dr Jack and seven thrilling races on the track. Gates open at 11am. More information at www.townsvilleturfclub.com.au
2 Bring a blanket and enjoy the free screening of the animated movie Sing this Friday night at 6.30pm on the Riverway Oval. Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once- grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. He takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Info at www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au
3 Don’t miss the launch of national touring exhibition Black Mist Burnt Country, this Saturday from 6.30pm at Pinnacles Gallery. This project commemorates the 60th anniversary of the British atomic test series at Maralinga. The exhibition visits the events and its location through the artworks by indigenous and non- indigenous artists. Entry to the gallery is free. Info www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au
4 Explore Townsville’s fascinating history when Heritage Day returns to West End Park this Sunday. Come along from 10am to 2pm and enjoy the guided tours through the historic West End Cemetery, ride a vintage Chevy bus and talk to local history organisations. There will also be great live entertainment and free amusements, face painting and fairy floss for the kids. For more information, visit www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au
5 Have a family night out this weekend when the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys take on the New Zealand Warriors on Saturday July 22. Gates at 1300SMILES Stadium open at 5pm for the under 20s at 5.10pm, with the main game kicking off at 7.30pm. Get the special family pass — four GA tickets from $ 40 and cheer your team on from the hills. ( Two adults and two children, booking fees apply). Book now at www.cowboys.com.au or your local Ticketek agency.