4 THINGS TO DO AROUND THE RE­GION

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Street party

HEAD along to the an­nual Half­way There Shindig street party.

There will be lots of live mu­sic, mar­kets, food and fun on of­fer.

If you are head­ing to the Big Red Bash and look­ing for a half­way stop, stay overnight in Charleville and en­joy a rest as well as the fes­tiv­i­ties of the street party. WHEN: Fri­day, July 6. WHERE: Cor­ner of Wills and Al­fred Streets, Charleville.

Big Birth­day bash

AS THE say­ing goes, go big or go home, and that is ex­actly what Charleville will do when it cel­e­brates its 150 years and the Bilby Fes­ti­val. Fes­tiv­i­ties will in­clude mul­ti­cul­tural food stalls, a street pa­rade, Mor­ven races and Charleville’s Big Birth­day and the Bilby Ball. WHEN: Septem­ber 6-9. WHERE: Charleville.

Jam­min’ in July

COME along for a great night of mu­sic and en­ter­tain­ment pre­sented by Cathy Drum­mond and hear first-hand up-and-com­ing stars in west­ern Queens­land at the Ne­bine Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

RSVPs are es­sen­tial for cater­ing pur­poses and camp­ing is avail­able and en­cour­aged.

RSVP to Leanne on 4654 9520, Carmel on 4654 9527 or on the Ne­bine Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Face­book page.

WHEN: July 14, from 6pm. WHERE: Ne­bine Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

An­niver­sary eat-off

TO CEL­E­BRATE Hein­mann’s Bak­ery’s 20th an­niver­sary and the Bilby Fes­ti­val, Heine­mann’s is hold­ing a team eat-off with a first prize of $1000 cash to the win­ning team.

This will be a re­lay event and teams must have four mem­bers.

The nom­i­na­tion fee of $10 per mem­ber will be do­nated to the Bilby Fund.

Nom­i­na­tions are to be made at the bak­ery and will be limited to 30 teams.

The event will be held prior to the fes­ti­val street pa­rade, so nom­i­nate a team or come down for a guar­an­teed laugh.

WHEN: Septem­ber 7, 4pm. WHERE: Hein­mann’s Bak­ery

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