4 THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND THE REGION
Truck & tractor show
Come on down this weekend to check out a showcase of vintage and classic trucks, featuring a Mack truck display, show trucks, buses, tractors, engines and more. There’ll be a parade, trade stands and stalls selling food and drink.
WHAT: The HCVAQ Truck and Tractor Show
WHEN: Saturday 28, from 8am to 4pm.
WHERE: Gatton Showgrounds
As part of the Somerset Council’s massive school holiday program, Lowood Library is hosting a series of free Escape Room activities for visitors aged 12 to 17. Bookings are essential, so check out the council and library websites to find out more.
WHAT: Escape Rooms WHEN: Thursday 26, Tuesday 1, Wednesday 2, varying times.
WHERE: Lowood Library
Teddy bear picnic
Prepare for a day of free family fun next week. There’ll be a jumping castle, face painting, craft, information stalls, lucky door prizes, snow cones and lunch. There’ll also be a teddy bear parade at 11.30am.
WHAT: the annual Fernvale Teddy Bears Picnic
WHEN: Wednesday, October 2, from 10am to 1pm.
WHERE: the Fernvale Community Hall
Take to the water these schools holidays with $5 canoeing sessions for teens aged 12-17. BYO sunscreen, towel, water, and food. To learn more, call 5424 4000. WHAT: Canoeing WHEN: Thursday 26, 8am noon, Monday 30, 9am - 1pm.
WHERE: Brisbane river, Twin Bridges Reserve (Thursday). Lake Somerset, Westvale Boat Ramp (Monday).