THIS WEEKEND: Hervey Bay library Rattle & Rhyme morning for mums and children under two. Hannah Udovisi and 5 month old Maya learn about reading books.
THIS WEEKEND: Hervey Bay library Rattle & Rhyme morning for mums and children under two. Hannah Udovisi and 5 month old Maya learn about reading books. Alistair Brightman

Eight things to do on the Fraser Coast this weekend





When: Wednesday and Saturday, 7am to 1pm


Where: Pier Park, Urangan


What: The Pier Park Community Markets operates each Wednesday and Saturday. You will find plenty of market stalls, fresh fruit and vegetables and much more


Cost: Free



When: From 7.30pm


Where: Kondari Resort, Elizabeth St, Urangan


What: You don't need to sing to have a great night. Come along and have a heap of fun.

There is also trivia on Tuesdays from 6.30pm and bingo on Thursdays from 1pm. Phone Bronco on 0429912154 to find out more


Cost: Free



When: Every Saturday and Sunday during February, 10am to 11am


Where: Bunnings Hervey Bay, Pialba


What: Bunnings Kids' Workshops Hervey Bay are held every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 11am. Kids take part in a variety of themed workshops including canvas art, woodwork, make your own slime or hula hoop.

The workshops are hosted by the awesome Bunnings workshop fairies. All workshops are free to attend but spaces are limited and bookings are essential. Head to the Bunnings Hervey Bay website for booking information


Cost: Free



When: From 5pm to 9pm


Where: Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough


What: Enjoy live music, delicious food and the best of local art and culture in the magical ambience of Gatakers by Night.

Settle in with a table for two or a group of friends, or bring your own folding chairs or picnic rug.

Casual meal options and delicious desserts available.

Full bar facilities are available, please no BYO alcohol.


Cost: Free entry




When: 6am to noon


Where: Kruger Crt, Urangan.


What: There are many bargains to be found at these iconic Hervey Bay markets.

There is an abundance of stalls, with fresh fruit and vegetables, bric-a-brac and more.


Cost: Free



When: From 8.30am


Where: Quota, Urangan


What: If your new year's resolution is to do more walking, come and join the Hervey Bay Ramblers walking group.

Enjoy a walk along the shady shared paths in the area before enjoying a social BYO morning tea and finding out about our future walking venues.

Phone Gill 41940955, Merle 41242796 or Bunty 41287450


Cost: Free



When: From 7.50am


Where: Hervey Bay Boat Club boat ramp, Urangan


What: Learn how to paddle with members of the Hervey Bay Outriggers.

Phone Simon on 0423680076 for details


Cost: Phone for details



When: From 1pm to 4pm


Where: Neighbourhood Centre, Charles St, Pialba (rear entrance to the building)


What: Join the Cool Country Club for a special open day. Residents and visitors are welcome to attend.

Special guest artist will be Andrew Jones, an upcoming bush balladeer country music performer from Bundaberg.

At the age of seven, Andrew took to the stage with former father and son duo Bruce and Mark Lavender.

The band will kick off at 12.30pm. Light refreshments along with a sausage sizzle, tea, coffee and drinks will be on sale


Cost: $5 for adults. Children under 14 are free

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