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Oct 01

Top Things to Do in Mackay – October

What's On Guide

For the full calendar of events in Mackay, collect your Pakmag October Edition from McDonald’s​, Coles, Major Shopping Centres and Child Care Centres before they disappear.

Light the Night

When: Friday, 6 October 2017, 5.00pm to 9.00pm
Where: John Breen Memorial Park
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An inspiring walk at John Breen Memorial Park for the whole family.
Entertainment and food stalls will be available.
5.00pm – Lantern collections open
6.00pm – Lantern collection closes
7.15pm – Light the Night walk
9.00pm – Official close 

BMA KidSpace

When: Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 10.00am to 2.00pm
Where: Artspace Mackay
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Join local artists and performers for creative art activities designed for toddlers and their parents.
This program gives children under five a chance to explore and have fun with art in a climate of co-operative learning.
Free artist-run workshops, and live musical entertainment for kids.
Bring your children along for a fun day of art-making, singing and dancing.

Mackay Paint the Town REaD Didge, Scratch and Hatch!

When: Saturday, 21 October 2017, 6.00pm
Where: Global Grooves, Queens Park
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Mackay Paint the Town REaD is an early literacy program that encourages the whole community to talk, play, sing, yarn, read and rhyme with children from birth, so they will be ready for reading and writing at school. It’s proudly brought to you by the Mackay Early Years Language and Literacy Network.

#First World White Girls – Botox Party!

When: Saturday, 28 October 2017, 7.30pm
Where: MECC
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“Botox parties are a real thing!” says Judy Hainsworth, who wrote the show and also plays Tiffany. “Women get together to drink cocktails and inject poison into their face. It’s crazy!” She adds, “We’re making it like a real party – there will be music, balloons, games and prizes.”
Recommended Ages 15+ | Tickets $36 Adult

Pink Ribbon Charity Fair 2017

When: Sunday, 29 October 2017, 10.00am to 3.00pm
Where: Mulherin Park
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The Pink Ribbon Charity Fair is a Cancer Council Queensland Fundraiser, raising money and awareness to help conquer all cancers. This fantastic fair is a fun family day out in support of a great cause, that touches many families.
Food Stalls | Art and Craft Stalls | Face Painting and Balloon Artist | Live Music and Performances | Kids Rides | Fairy Floss.


North QLD Babies and Kids Market

When: Sunday, 12 November 2017, 8.30am to 12.30pm
Where: Mackay Showgrounds Hall
For more info, click here

Good quality pre-loved, new and handmade items plus information and promotional stalls.
Hop along and join them for an exciting morning shopping for bargains and beautifully handmade items.
Adult $2.00 | Children are Free


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