Enjoy the start of Spring with these top Gold Coast activities

ENJOY what the Gold Coast Coast is offering in August and September with all sorts of entertainment on offer.

18 Fraser Coast events you don't want to miss

The Urangan PIer on a cloudy day.

Get your calendar out - there is lots happening this year.

Open House shares city's historic stories

STORIES TO TELL: Redlands at Concordia Lutheran College is one of 19 properties open for viewing during Open House. It was built in 1889 and purchased by the church in 1945.

Historic homes will open people's eyes on Toowoomba's past.

Relay for Life taking steps to cancer-free future

HOPE LIVES: Join cancer survivors and carers in walking the opening lap of this year's Relay for Life.

Register today to support Toowoomba's Cancer Council fundraiser.

Vibrant stories at Buderim art expo

LOCAL ART ON SHOW: The Buderim Craft Cottage President, Jan Nelson with a painting by Jenni Saunders.

COLOUR your day with the Buderim art expo on from May 19.

COMMUNITY NOTICES: Brisbane region

ALL ABOARD: Arana VIEW Clubs 20th birthday celebrations were held at their April meeting. The 'Just Cruising' theme was extended to the table decorations.

COMMUNITY information about events and group activities in May.

Local Partners

Instant, low-care greenery for your home

IF you're sick of caring for tricky house plants but want the great outdoor indoors then we may have the answer.

What's fresh at your local farmers' market

One Organic has locally-raised organic heirloom vegetable seedlings available at its stalls at the New Brighton and Mullumbimby farmers' markets.

Best buys and new produce available from Northern Rivers growers

Treasures galore found in Burringbar

FINDERS KEEPERS: Ross and Eva Heath from Heaths Collectables at Burringbar.

A treasure trove of collectibles is waiting to be discovered.

Nasho heads for Vietnam to pay respects

Tony van Sleeuwen describes his experiences during the Vietnam War as “horrific”.

VETERAN to respectfully retrace Vietnam War steps.

Croquet scores with skill, tactics and fitness

GIVE IT A SWING: The club’s longest-standing member Betty Belz shows her skill with the mallet, which saw her represent Australian.

TRY it today, croquet is gentle and tests skill and concentration.

Breast cancer survivors benefiting from dragon boating

DRAGONS ABREAST:  The Dragons Abreast Gold Coast team in training on Currumbin Creek.

EXERCISING regularly is helping survivors repair their bodies.

U3A plans a Queensland conference to remember

Convenors Gail Bonser (left) and Ilona Tanner hope to welcome at least 150 guests to The U3A Network Queensland State Conference.

CONFERENCE to provide platform for latest community learning.