Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Action for the across Region

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Action for the across Region

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Marley Brown reopening

OFFICIAL reopening of Gladstone's favourite ground includes a day of football, fun and festivities. Six local semi-finals will be played during the day.

DATE: Sunday, August 9

TIME: Gates open 8.30am

WHERE: Marley Brown Oval, Clinton

COST: Gold coin donation

WHAT TO BRING: Your cheering voice and something to get signed by Israel Folau and Mick Hancock.

Spearfishing and freediving day

COME and check out a range of spearfishing equipment and give freediving a try to help raise funds for John Pengelly competing in the national Sunnto TransTasman Freediving Competition in Sydney on August 15 and 16.

DATE: Sunday, August 9

TIME: 10am to 1pm

WHERE: Western Suburbs Pool

COST: Gold coin entry

WHAT TO BRING: A smile, togs, towel, sunscreen, enough money for the sausage sizzle and raffles.

Bororen Pony Club

ANNUAL Gymkhana - Saturday and open sports day- Sunday (see page 39 for details).

DATE: August 8 and 9

TIME: begins 9am each day

WHERE: Bororen Pony Club, end of Wadeligh Road

COST: Free

WHAT TO BRING: Helmet, boots and bridal (if competing).

Benaraby Fair

CATCH all the action of the Bottomless Boat Bash and collect a ticket in the Moo Poo lotto.

A great day of family fun is assured with all-day rides for the kids, home made cakes and candies, endless entertainment, manure sales, a fabulous array of food and drink and much more.

DATE: Sunday, August 9

TIME: 9am to 3pm

WHERE: Benaraby State School

COST: $2 per person, kids are free

WHAT TO BRING: family and friends

Garage sale

BLUECARE Auxiliary Garage Sale is being held at their centre starting today. Remember one man's trash is another man's treasure.

DATE: August 7 and 8

TIME: Friday: 7am to 3.30pm, Saturday: 7am to noon

WHERE: 2 Margaret Street, Gladstone

COST: free

WHAT TO BRING: an eye for a bargain

For pick-up of donations phone 4979 4499 and leave a message or phone 4972 4757. …

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