We love to get out and about on the Sun­shine Coast. Check out the be­low list­ings for events hap­pen­ing near you

Life & Style Weekend - - THINGS TO DO ON THE SUNSHINE COAST -

MOUNT COOLUM HIKE WITH THE KINDNESS COL­LEC­TIVE

To­day Time: 9am-12noon

Where: Mount Coolum Na­tional Park, Jar­nahill Dr, Mount Coolum.

The Kindness Col­lec­tive is a project which aims to im­prove the well­be­ing of as many souls as pos­si­ble by bring­ing mem­bers of the com­mu­nity to­gether through free events, classes and work­shops as well as the dis­tri­bu­tion of ‘Kindness Cards’.

Get in­volved with a hike up Mount Coolum. Im­prove your fit­ness, boost your mood, en­joy the spec­tac­u­lar views and meet some great new peo­ple who share a con­ta­gious joy of life.

Keep up-to-date with up­com­ing events hosted by The Kindness Col­lec­tive by lik­ing their Face­book page: face­book.com/tkc­sun­shinecoast.

WATER­LIFE

To­day Time: 8am-12noon Where: Lake Kawana, Sports­man Pde,

Boka­rina.

The Sun­shine Coast com­mu­nity are a char­i­ta­ble bunch. Get in­volved with the col­lab­o­ra­tive char­ity event un­like any other the Coast has seen be­fore – Water­life. It’s a full day of out­rig­ging, ca­noe­ing and pad­dling on Lake Kawana to raise money for three of the Coast’s most wor­thy char­i­ties, in­clud­ing Wish­list,

Ended and Adap­tive Pad­dlers. En­joy a morn­ing in the sun­shine and show your sup­port for the com­peti­tors and lo­cal char­i­ties.

MU­SIC ON KINGS – LOVE TRAIN

Au­gust 26

Time: 6-9pm

Where: Kings Beach Am­phithe­atre, De Vene Ave, Kings Beach.

Put on your plat­forms, dust off the flares and ex­pe­ri­ence the fab­u­lous hits of 60s and 70s in an all singing, all danc­ing Mo­town, soul and disco spec­tac­u­lar. Whether it be re­liv­ing your colour­ful past or dis­cov­er­ing it for the first time, it is a per­fect mu­si­cal event for any age.

Fea­tur­ing hits from Earth Wind & Fire, The Bee Gees, Diana Ross, The Jack­son Five, Ste­vie Won­der, The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temp­ta­tions, Glo­ria Gaynor and many more.

NOOSA CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

Au­gust 26

Time: 12noon-6pm

Where: Noosa Reef Ho­tel, 19 Noosa Dr, Noosa Heads.

Twenty brew­eries small and large from across Aus­tralia will be at the one spot for a day full of beer, food and good times.

Go on a de­li­cious jour­ney of sip­ping, sam­pling and tast­ing some of the 80 beers, craft beers and ciders as well as in­ter­na­tional food stalls serv­ing up au­then­tic chews.

Chat to the peo­ple be­hind th­ese brews while try­ing their prod­ucts. There will be talks on brew­ing tech­niques, plus face paint­ing, bal­loon mak­ing and a jump­ing cas­tle to keep the kids busy as well as char­ity raf­fles in sup­port of Breast Cancer and Sun­shine But­ter­flies. En­try is a gold coin do­na­tion with all pro­ceeds do­nated to­wards th­ese char­i­ties.

BACK YOUR­SELF 2017

Au­gust 29

Time: 8am-3pm

Where: The J Noosa, 60 Noosa Dr, Noosa. Do you run your own busi­ness and want to learn some­thing new? Per­haps you have a dream but don’t know where to start?

Some of Aus­tralia’s big­gest busi­ness names and se­ri­ously savvy women are drop­ping into the Sun­shine Coast for a one-off con­fer­ence.

Rub shoul­ders with well-known and suc­cess­ful hus­tlers, dream­ers and cre­ators in­clud­ing Lisa Mes­sen­ger, Jamila Rivzi, the Mer­ry­maker Sis­ters, Christy LadyLau­rence, Ka­rina Sharpe, Kelly Carthy, Natalee An­der­sen, Robyn Gipters and Sym­mone Gor­don.

Each speaker will do a short Q&A with our host, fol­lowed by a panel with au­di­ence ques­tions. There will even be a pitch panel in the af­ter­noon where you could walk away with $1000 to­wards your busi­ness or project.

The first and sec­ond re­lease tick­ets have sold out, so to avoid miss­ing out on this in­cred­i­ble op­por­tu­nity right on your doorstep, make sure you get a ticket be­fore the fi­nal lot sell out. Visit events.tick­et­booth.com.au

/event/back-your­self.

Event sub­mis­sions in­cluded at dis­cre­tion of the Life&Style Week­end edi­to­rial team.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED.

Take part in Water­life to fundraise for an ex­er­cise physio pro­gram for cancer pa­tients.

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