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. Lismore Aviation Expo: Attracting more than 6000 visitors last year, the Lismore Aviation Expo this year will include aircraft, classic car and motorcycle displays, trade stands, joy flights, market stalls, children's entertainment and food stalls. There will be gravity-defying aerobatics, magnificent warbirds and old- fashioned aircraft, helicopters, hot air balloons and much more. At the Lismore Aviation Centre, Three Chain Rd, South Lismore, today from 9am to 4pm. Adult $5, under 16 free.

2. Shannon Noll: Shannon Noll has the knack of striking a chord with legions of music fans, jacking into pure emotion that's both his own and instantly relatable. His fourth album, A Million Suns, stays faithful to his classic rock roots while ramping up the pace like never before. Partnering with songwriters Adam Reily, Josh Bidmead and Brooke McClymont and producers Lindsay Rimes and Bryon Jones, he's penned an album full of solid rock songs, deliberately geared towards a storming live show. At Casino RSM Club tonight from 8pm.

3. National Tree Day at the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens: This National Tree Day activity is hosted by the Friends of Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens. The gardens are important because they are a habitat for protected species and a centre for education, leisure and study. From 9.30am, plant a native tree in the Gardens. Wear a hat and covered shoes. Holes will already be prepared. Plants, gloves and other implements will be provided. From 10.30am, guided walk of the garden's trees, departing from the Visitors' Centre. Bring your own morning tea. At the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens, 313 Wyrallah Rd, East Lismore, tomorrow from 9.30am. Free event.

4. Ozbid's Aboriginal Art Auction: The event will be showcasing a wide selection of art- works, ranging from small to boardroom size pieces. Starting from just $80, artists include Gloria Petyarre, George Hairbrush, Ronnie Tjampitjimpa, Kurun Warun, Abie Loy Kemarre, Felicity Robertson Nampitjinpa and many more. Ozbid was named Australia's champion indigenous business for 2017. At the Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson St, tomorrow. Doors open at 11.30am, auction from 1pm to 4pm. Free entry.

5. What The Health in Byron Bay: This new film exposes an alleged collusion in government and big business that is costing the population trillions of healthcare dollars, and keeping them sick. What The Health is an investigative documentary. The film follows filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the secret to preventing and even reversing chronic diseases. Live Music by Kym Staton, choclate tasting and the opion of a full dinner. At Pighouse Flicks, Skinners Shoot Rd, Byron Bay, on Thursday, August 3, from 6pm. Details on the Film For Change Byron Bay Facebook page.

6. Exhibition at The Channon: Works included are produced by local artists such as Martha Beasly and local artists Petrena Shaw, Brigitte Havan and Kathy Devine who have held exhibitions in Paris, Singapore and Argentina, respectively. …

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