Top 10 good-time tips for the Sunshine Coast
ODD MAN OUT
TICKETS are on sale for David Williamson's new play Odd Man Out, starring Lisa Gormley and Justin Stewart Cotta which Noosa Long Weekend festival director Ian Mackellar will bring to Noosa in March as a fundraiser for the festival.
March 23, 24, 25, 7.30pm. Matinee, March 25, 2pm.
ON Saturday, February 11, you can help save turtle hatchlings. The first little guys of the season are starting to make their way from their nests to the ocean. Sign on at 6.15am at beaches across the Coast from Shelly Beach to Marcoola. Free barbecue breakfast at La Balsa Park from 8am.
HEAD to Caloundra Regional Gallery on February 17 from 7-9pm for Friday Live. Inspired by the vibrant patterns featured in the current exhibition All of Your Women and Some of Mine, a new event, Friday Live, is all about collaborative fun for the creative spirits. Cost $5. Book: www.gallery. sun- shinecoast.qld.gov.au.
A MARVELLOUS exhibition by 2016 Sunshine Coast Art Prize winner Michael Cook. Mother is a journey through 13 images of a woman in a deserted Australian landscape. On display until February 26. www.gallery.sunshine- coast.qld.gov.au.
LANZA SINGS AGAIN
DON'T miss tenor Roy Best singing Mario Lanza's greatest songs and soprano Alison Jones cloning Kathryn Grayson. Chris McKenna narrates Lanza's life story and accompanist is Len Vorster. Events Centre Caloundra, Saturday February 11. Book online or call 54914240.
REGIONAL ARTS DEVELOPMENT FUND
IF YOU'RE a local artist or work in creative arts, and would like to learn more about the (RADF) grants program on February 8 and 15. Book: Sunshine Coast Council website or contact the RADF liaison officer on 54208616.
LOVE AND PASSION AUTHORS
ON FEBRUARY 13, writer Mary Lou Stephens and three guest authors, will set Cooroy Library burning with their views on romance and writing. 10am-noon. Free, bookings on 53296555.
STORY TIME WITH THE GRANDKIDS
WEEKLY story times for babies, toddlers, under 5s get underway for 2017 this month at Noosaville and Cooroy libraries. Info: 53296555.
WORLD SERIES SWIM FESTIVAL
NOOSA and Mooloobala is where the swimming action is. Compete against Olympic stars Michael Klim, golden girl Libby Trickett and 1960 gold medallist John Konrads in the World Series Swim Festival at Noosa, February 11- 12. On March 5 Mooloolaba will host the festival.
THE eight-day event starts at Noosa Main Beach on March 4. Old salty dogs in their 80s right down to nine-year-old nippers will compete in their various divisions. There was more than 800 entrants in 2016.