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Community diary: What's happening around the region

NOW HEAR THIS: What's on around Gympie region this week.Photo Contributed
NOW HEAR THIS: What's on around Gympie region this week.Photo Contributed Contributed

TODAY

Wolvi bush dance

WOLVI & District War Memorial Hall is holding a Band from the Hinterland bush dance tonight from 6pm-late. Bar (no BYO) and food. Adults $10, under-15 free. On-site camping available. Inquiries 5486 7671 or 0407 867 671.

Long Flat dance

AN OLD time dance will be held at Long Flat Hall at 7.30 tonight. Music from CDs, light supper, adults $5, children free.

Senior Citizens Club

GYMPIE and District Senior Citizens Club meets at the Senior Citizens Hall, Mellor St on Tuesdays at 11am and Fridays at 10am to play cards and bowls. New members welcome. Inquiries Denise 0418 189 113.

Gympie U3A classes

AT Gympie Community Place:

History 9.30-10.30am. Inquiries Janice 0428 418 197.

Mahjong 12-2pm. Inquiries Sue 5482 8956.

Alcoholics Anonymous

GLENWOOD Community Hall (37km north of Gympie), 7pm. Details, phone 5485 7041.

TOMORROW

Quota Bargain Bonanza

GYMPIE Quota Club is holding a Big Bargain Bonanza from 7am- 1pm at the Jessie Witham Centre, Church St, Gympie. Quality pre-loved ladies, men's, children's clothing, shoes, bags, bric-a-brac, fresh produce and cakes at great prices.

Goomboorian Market

GOOMBOORIAN Memorial Hall Country Market, 8am-noon. Come and sample the true country atmosphere, Enjoy our hospitality with a free cuppa. Want to have a stall? Stalls inside and outside. Why not bring along your preloved treasures and have a stall $5 a stall. Inquiries Jan 5486 5552 or 0488 769 588, email goomboorianhall@yahoo

.com.au.

Alcoholics Anonymous

ROOM 2, Gympie Community Place, 18 Excelsior Rd (cnr Stanley St), 4.30pm. Inquiries 0459 350 026 or 0428 839 370.

Gympie Gem Club

OPEN Open 9am-noon. Make your own silver jewellery. Cut and polish stones. New members welcome. Club house, cnr Bruce Hwy and Monkland St. Inquiries 0409 636 814 or 0428 862 851.

Dagun Growers Market

DAGUN Heritage Railway Station from 3pm. Freshly picked and local food, wine and cheese tasting. Inquiries Elaine 5484 3749.

Curra Markets

AT THE Curra Country Club, 10 David Dr, Curra (next to Puma servo, 10 minutes north of Gympie), fourth Saturday monthly. Stalls, sausage sizzle, jumping castle, coffee. Stalls from just $5. Inquiries Judy 0404 491 900.

SUNDAY

Bromeliad group

THE Bromeliad Friendship Group meets at 2pm at Kathy's place, 32 Fisher Rd, Gympie. Inquiries 419 655 1435. Please bring a cup, chair and plate to share.

Imbil Markets

CRAFT, jewellery, fruit, vegetables, honey, conserves and plants, 8am-2pm. All township shops, art gallery, tea room, cafes and pub are also open.

Gympie Times


Gunalda service hub could create up to 50 new jobs

The new United service centre being built just south of Gunalda.

A $10m service centre at Gunalda will boost employment

3 major projects go before Gympie Regional Council

INFRASTRUCTURE: Anglers will not need a boat to reach one of Tin Can Bay's best fishing spots, if councillors succeed in lobbying the state government for its $2 milion cost

Overdue water project, CBD upgrade and a $6 million jetty

Gympie gathers to remember fallen police officers

CARRY THE WEIGHT: Flag bearers Snr Constable Robert Smith, Constable Luis Larrate and Mr Chris Sang recover the flags following the 2016 ceremony.

GYMPIE community comes together to remember fallen friends.

Local Partners

Talented young musicians hitting all the right notes

PITCH PERFECT: Gympie High School Students Eliza Parker and Sarah Thomas ahead of their big weekend at the Conservatorium in Brisbane.

YOUNG Gympie musicians are hitting the next level.

Kim Kardashian West wants restraining order against prankster

She was attacked by Vitalii Sediuk for the second time in two years

Cliff Richard to release 101st album

Sir Cliff Richard's album cover

Sir Cliff Richard is to release his 101st album

Gympie Gig guide for the coming weekend

SOULFUL: Gypsy Hawk will play the Kin Kin Country Life Hotel this Saturday night from 7pm.

Want to know about Gympie's nightlife? Read on!

CMC Rocks faces fan backlash over date change, headliners

The 10th annual CMC Rocks festival will be headlined by The Dixie Chicks.

FANS are not happy about festival being pushed back by two weeks.

Gympie Century 21 owner forges his own path

ON THE ROAD TO SUCCESS: Billy Mitchell (right) with Queensland franchise manager at Century 21, Glenn Stanton.

It's been a meteoric rise over the past few years for Billy Mitchell

$40million hotel, shops development project for Mackay

Mt Pleasant hotel and retirement accommodation, proposed at 194-202 Malcomson St.

$40m development to take Mackay to 'the next level'

Huge Gunalda service station set to open by December

NEW STATION: The Gunalda Service Centre, owned by United Petroleum, will include a 350-seat eating area and a truckers lounge.

The massive servo is the biggest United development in Queensland.

Highway upgrade drives momentum in affordable market

Accessibility and affordability are keeping interest high

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'