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Are you in years 10, 11 or 12 and studying Japanese? Would you love to travel and experience another culture? If you answered yes to both of these, apply today for the 2018 Sister City Scholarship Program. A $1000 scholarship will be used towards the cost of travel to Japan, including a week's home stay in Matsuura. The itinerary is looking fantastic, don't miss a great opportunity! www.mackay.qld.gov.au/sistercity
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Blend a portrait of your face with a family member’s, experiment with soundtracks to express your mood and explore the many ways you can create a self-portrait. They activities and more are all part of a free family art day being held at Artspace on Sunday, February 4, from 10am to 1pm. No bookings required.
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Just TWO DAYS until the International Pro Darts Series touches down in MACKAY. Have you got your tickets yet? If not, get your mates together, don your best fancy dress and grab your tickets at www.prodartsshowdownseries.com.au, Ticketek or at the door.
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We are proud to support the Optus Junior Dolphins Carnival coming to the Mackay Bluewater Lagoon on January 27 and at the Mirani Swim Centre on January 28. Entry is FREE! Bring your togs, hat, sunscreen, family and meet former Olympian and Australian Dolphin, Geoff Huegill. REGISTER: > Mackay Bluewater Lagoon on January 27 – http://bit.ly/2mI4GwT > Mirani Swim Centre on January 28 – http://bit.ly/2DaTsLs
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Save the date! Our popular Sports Expo and Sign-on Day, powered by Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal (DBCT), returns to the MECC on Sunday, February 11. There will be about 100 exhibitors under one roof and entry is free. Read more about the event, including who this year's special guest is: www.mackay.qld.gov.au/…/media_rel…/expo_in_league_of_its_own
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Mackay Region Chamber of Commerce's Bigger Better Stronger 2018 conference is coming back to Mackay on Friday, March 2. The day will focus on how Mackay region business owners can harness confidence and grow their business. The dynamic duo, Dan Gregory and Kieran Flanagan have been behind some of Australia’s most successful new and reinvigorated brands, kicking major goals for organisations such as Coca Cola, Unilever, News Corp and the Entourage.
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Looking for ideas on how to celebrate Australia Day? Check out 12 community events which have received funding grants from council in today's Council Connect in the Daily Mercury print and online editions. Other news in Council Connect today includes: > Our Australia Day awards night > Special guest announced for Sports Expo > Events funding hitting bullseyes > Exhibition to mark 100-year anniversary of 1918 cyclone https://www.dailymercury.com.au/…/12-ways-celebrat…/3307602/
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Council is holding a special community movie night at the CWA Hall, Marlborough-Sarina Road for the people in Sarina who have been affected by Cyclone Debbie. Come along Saturday, January 20 and catch the hilarious NZ comedy Hunt for the Wilderpeople. There will be a BBQ dinner at 6pm along with face painting and a popcorn. Bring a chair or picnic blanket and sit back ready for the movie at 7pm. #sarina #movienight #mackay
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Plenty of community events on in Mackay this Australia Day! Find one near you http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/community/events/australia_day_community_events
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It has been 200 years since Frankenstein was first published. Gordon White Library is celebrating with a special exhibition dedicated to the story of Victor Frankenstein and his monster. Just like the novel, the exhibition is filled with gothic elements and an opportunity for scientific curiosity. There are x-rays to look at, specimens to examine, “organs” to squeeze and much more.
Don't miss this great, free event coming to the Civic Precinct proudly supported by council. If you can't make it, don't worry, as Art from the Blindside artist David Conway will have works on display in the Jubilee Community Centre all through the festive season. #mackaypride Centre, Art, Council, Free Event, Event, On Display, Conway, Jubilee
Don't miss this great, free event coming to the Civic Precinct proudly supported by council. If you can't make it, don't worry, as Art from the Blindside artist David Conway will have works on display in the Jubilee Community Centre all through the festive season. #mackaypride
the poster for carols in the city at bluewater on saturday, december 20th
December 2, 2017! The Lets Jump Kids Zone (Bluewater Quay carpark) will be open from 4pm with mechanical rides and amusements. Carols performances onstage from 7pm. 4MK's Carols In The City features many talented community musicians and singers who will ring out festive cheer with popular carols and Christmas songs. Bring your own deck chair or picnic blanket and singing voice! Glo Sticks available for purchase on the night.
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Guess who's coming to Artspace on December 5? Join local artists and performers for very special Christmas themed creative art activities designed for toddlers and their adults. BMA Kidspace, Artspace Mackay’s ever popular toddler’s program, gives children under five a chance to explore and have fun with art in a climate of co-operative learning. The program includes free artist-run workshops from 10am to 2pm and live musical entertainment for kids from 12pm to 1pm.
Come along and learn how to Get Ready for storm season. There will be various emergency management agencies there to teach you the tips and the best ways to prepare yourself, your family and your home. There will also be prize draw with a chance to win a generator on the day. Teaching, Emergency Management, Client Service, Prizes, Action Guide, Get Ready, Management, Prize Draw, The Day
Come along and learn how to Get Ready for storm season. There will be various emergency management agencies there to teach you the tips and the best ways to prepare yourself, your family and your home. There will also be prize draw with a chance to win a generator on the day.
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Just one week left until Mackay's biggest and best playground is officially opened to the public. A community open day will be held on Saturday, December 2, from 9am to 11am, as part of the official opening of Queens Park Playground.