9 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
TODAY MARYBOROUGH STREET PARTY
WHERE: Maryborough CBD WHAT: This weekend’s street party will take on the technology theme to run in conjunction with the Fraser Coast Technology Challenge. Vendors, amusement rides, games and a pop-up bar will feature. Soul City will perform. COST: Free entry
INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP
WHEN: From 11am
WHERE: Scarness Jetty WHAT: Pacific Whale Foundation Australia is hosting a beach clean-up as part of the International Coastal Clean-up. Volunteers should bring their own gardening gloves.
COST: Free entry
ROTARY BOOK SALE
WHERE: Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre WHAT: Hundreds of books for all ages and categories at this sale, hosted by the Rotary Club of Hervey Bay Sunrise. COST: Free entry
URANGAN PIER MARKETS
WHERE: Pier Park, Urangan WHAT: Pier Park community markets run every Saturday, with plenty of food, drink and entertainment on offer. COST: Free
TORQUAY BEACHSIDE MARKETS
WHERE: Torquay Esplanade WHAT: Items for sale at these popular markets include arts and crafts, fresh produce, trash and treasure, cakes, jams and much more.
COST: Free entry
MARYBOROUGH HERITAGE WALKING TOUR
WHEN: 9am, Sunday WHERE: Maryborough City Hall
WHAT: Get to know the in-depth history of Maryborough with a guided walking tour. Contact 1800 214 789.
Z-PAC COUNTRY, ROCK AND BLUES CLUB
WHERE: Zephyr St theatre WHAT: Music starts 6pm and continues until 10pm. Give it a try whether you know how to play or are just learning. COST: Free entry for members, $5 for public
ALL WEEKEND FRASER COAST TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE
WHEN: 8am-2.30pm today, continuing tomorrow with the HPV race
WHERE: Street circuit around Maryborough State High School
WHAT: Join the Maryborough community for this year’s Technology Challenge, featuring top-notch designs from Maryborough students. Trophy presentations start this afternoon and will continue tomorrow with the HPV race. COST: Free entry
LINES IN THE SAND WRITER’S FESTIVAL
WHEN: Workshops from 9am over today and tomorrow, full program available from frasercoast.qld.gov.au/lines -in-the-sand
WHERE: Fraser Coast USC and Hervey Bay Library
WHAT: Join writers and speakers like Helene Young, William McInnes and Garry Crew for discussions on writing, book publishing and editing tips.
COST: Ticketed events from $10. Book at frasercoast.qld.gov.au/linesin-the-sand
PARTY TIME: Maryborough's Street Party will come alive tonight with food and entertainment, rides and activities.