Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

European Expo; Things to Do This Week

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

European Expo; Things to Do This Week

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Sunday in the Park

Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, Tropic Sun Garden Lawn

Tomorrow, 2pm to 4pm

Bring along a chair or blanket, pack some snakes, pick a spot on the lawn and settle back and enjoy the sounds of local musicians at this free concert. There is a different variety of musicians, who add their own flavour to the mix each month. Held the third Sunday of each month.

For more information contact David Arvidsson on 49527300


An Age-Friendly Mackay

Magpies Sporting Club, Glenella Rd, Glenella

Tuesday, October 23, 9am to 4pm

The population within the Mackay community is changing. By 2031, there will be more older people and fewer younger people than now. The Mackay Regional Council wants to plan for an age-friendly Mackay. Guest Speaker Dr Jeni Warburton of the Latrobe University will discuss age-friendly communities in rural and regional areas. Attendees will also participate in focus groups to identify different ideas.

For more information contact 49619469 or


Brad Butcher Album Launch

Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre, Plenary Halls

Thursday, October 25 from 7pm

Brad Butcher spent a lifetime dreaming and two and a half years writing and recording. Now's he'll perform his whole album live at The MECC with his five-piece band. This will be like no other Brad Butcher show even seen before. All ticket sales will be handled at the door on the night. However, there are limited tickets, so it pays to pre-book.

Tickets $20 per person. Pre-book by emailing your name and number of tickets to


Children's Week

John Breen Park, Malcomson St, North Mackay

Friday, October 26, 9.30am to 11.30am

Celebrate Children's Week with a free morning of rides, games, entertainment and showbags to celebrate 150 years of children in the Mackay region. …

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