Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Things to Do This Weekend

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Things to Do This Weekend

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DOWNLANDS College will be the venue today for Toowoomba's most famous school sport rivalry when it resumes between Downlands and Toowoomba Grammar School's First XV rugby teams.

The schools meet at 2.05pm to decide this year's O'Callaghan Cup, which highlights a weekend of Old Boys reunions.

This year's clash is the 63rd time the teams have met for the time-honoured trophy, which Downlands holds after its 16a14 win last year.


THIS weekend is your last chance to see the exhibition of Botanical Artworks created by members of the University of the Third Age and tutored by Gillian Scott.

The exhibition is open today and tomorrow from 10am-2pm at the Culliford Gallery, opposite Queens Park.

For more information phone Lyn on 46358823 or the Toowoomba Art Society on 46325725.


TOMORROW Queens Park will come alive with hundreds of stalls and more than 200 artists and performances for the 7th annual Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival.

The festival will be held from 10am-4pm in the park.

There will be gift and international food stalls as well as roaming acts and various activities.


ENJOY a night at the theatre tonight and see the Repertory Theatre's latest production Wife After Death, a story of how friends and strangers meet for the funeral of a well-known and much-loved comedian.

At first they all profess their love and admiration, but slowly, one by one, the skeletons start to emerge from the closet, leaving those who knew him the best wondering if they knew him at all.

Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7.30pm.

Tickets are limited and cost $20 for adults and $14 for concession. Phone the Repertory Theatre on 46328058.


THREE of Australia's leading young musicians, Benjamin Kopp, Emma Jardine and Martin Smith a otherwise known as The Streeton Trio a will be performing at the Empire Theatre tomorrow night.

The trio will perform Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 Toru Takemitsu: Between Tides Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trio No. 4 Op. 90 aDumkya. …

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