4 THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND THE RE­GION

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Story of the past

LAI­D­LEY au­thor Glen Natal­ier will be vis­it­ing Lockyer Val­ley Li­braries to share his novel Sun­rise in the West.

Learn about his an­ces­tors’ true jour­ney from war-rav­aged Europe to the fer­tile fields of the Lockyer Val­ley. Book­ings es­sen­tial.

WHAT: Lockyer Val­ley Li­braries guest au­thor.

WHEN: 10am Fri­day, June 29.

WHERE: Gat­ton Li­brary.

Get scootin’

GET the kids off the couch these hol­i­days and down to Gat­ton for a scooter work­shop, run by the Lockyer Val­ley Re­gional Coun­cil. Riders will need their own scooter and hel­met. Book­ings are es­sen­tial, so con­tact coun­cil for more in­for­ma­tion. WHAT: Scooter work­shop. WHEN: 9.30am–12.30pm Wed­nes­day, July 11.

WHERE: Gat­ton Skate Park.

Pad­dock day

COME along for a cel­e­bra­tion of the horses that built this na­tion, as the Com­mon­wealth Cly­des­dale Horse So­ci­ety cel­e­brates it’s 100th year. See horses work­ing the pad­docks and browse food and trade stalls. Gold coin en­try.

WHAT: Cly­des­dale Farm­ing

Demo.

WHEN: Sun­day, July 1.

WHERE: 108 Bichel’s Rd, Pren­zlau.

Jam­min’ on a Sun­day

GET your groove on down at Esk and en­joy an af­ter­noon of lo­cal mu­sic at Jam­min’ in Esk. With an open mic, any­one is wel­come to come and try their hand at per­form­ing live. En­try is $5. Con­tact Pete on 0412 870 457 for more in­for­ma­tion.

WHAT: Jam­min’ in Esk.

WHEN: 12–4pm, July 15.

WHERE: Som­er­set Civic Cen­tre.

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