Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Things to Do

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Things to Do

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1.Declare the Northern Rivers Gasfield Free Rally

A community rally to declare the Northern Rivers gasfield-free for good, with speakers, bands, food stalls, jumping castles and face painting. Performances by Nicky Bomba, Kooii, Ragga Jump, Tim Stokes, Luke Vassella, Blakboi, The Bentley All Stars and Peter Lehner with the Winsome Gospel Choir.

Today from 9am to 5pm at Riverside Park, Lismore

2. V8 Dirt Modifieds

The Lord Mayor's Cup meeting will includeV8 Dirt Modifieds, Modlites and Classics, Litre Sprints, Wingless Sprints, Street Stocks and Production Sedans.

At the Lismore Speedway today. Gates open at 3pm, racing starts at 6pm. $25

3. Byron Latin Fiesta

The Byron Bay Latin Fiesta aims to celebrate the vibrant energy of Latin dance and music with a feast of dance workshops and parties with international and local Latin dance instructors and performers. Dance parties and workshops today and tomorrow. Details at

4. The Byron Ballet Gala

The Byron Ballet will perform excerpts from Swan Lake, Paquita, Romeo and Juliet, La Bayadere, Ballet Egyptienne and Balanchine's Stars and Stripes.

Performances today and tomorrow at the Byron Theatre. For details and bookings visit

5. Music Marathon

Witness 12 hours of non-stop music today as Conservatorium students raise money for new equipment. There will be two stages running simultaneously, with students performing from 10am to 4pm.

The fundraising goal for the day is $7000. For more details visit

6. The Little Dragons

A new creative arts programme for people with and without disabilities. Workshops in dance and other forms of creative arts from 1pm to 4pm tomorrow. At Alstonville Studio, 2-4 Park Avenue, Alstonville. $10

7. Mend and Weave Festival

This three-day festival brings together weavers and their families, keeping ancient skills alive through practice and sharing with others. …

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