LOADS OF FUN: Rachael Witton from SunnyKids, Brett Mills from Ken Mills Toyota and Meagan Cross from Aussie World get ready for SunnyKids My Dads Day Out.
LOADS OF FUN: Rachael Witton from SunnyKids, Brett Mills from Ken Mills Toyota and Meagan Cross from Aussie World get ready for SunnyKids My Dads Day Out. Nicola Brander

There's plenty happening on the Coast! Here's ten things...

ROOFTOP FLICKS

When: Tonight

The 2014-15 Cooroy Library Rooftop Flicks movie season begins with Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory.

Screening at 6.30pm. Entry by donation. For more information, visit http://www.starrynights.com.au or call 0458 128 020.

THE BRODIE GRAHAM BAND

When: Tonight

Toe-tapping swing and awe-inspiring jazz illustrated with Brodie Graham's feel for guitar. Playing at Solbar, Ocean St Maroochydore. Visit facebook.com/BrodieGrahamBand or email brodiegrahammusic@gmail.com

RACQ presents a showcase of Australian motorsport at Australia Zoo. With something for everyone, RACQ Australia Zoom is set to be the ultimate Father’s Day week
RACQ presents a showcase of Australian motorsport at Australia Zoo. With something for everyone, RACQ Australia Zoom is set to be the ultimate Father’s Day week

AUSTRALIA ZOOM

When: This weekend 

THE inaugural RACQ Australia Zoom event will showcase national motorsport, wildlife action of Australia Zoo and live entertainment. Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin will feed the crocs in the Crocoseum twice daily.

For tickets and further information visit http://www.racq.com/australiazoom

WALK WITH ME FUNDRAISER

When: Tomorrow  

ABC TV character Jimmy Giggle will join the annual Walk With Me fundraising event. Jimmy is one half of the television show Giggle and Hoot. Jimmy will walk alongside brave children who face the challenge of living with physical disability.

From Piece Park to the Alex Surf Club and back. Register or donate at http://www.walkwithme.org.au

MY DADS DAY OUT

When: Tomorrow

IT'S time to celebrate the great role dads play, at the SunnyKids with "My Dad's Day Out" event at Aussie World. CEO of SunnyKids Chris Turner said the event was a celebration of all dads across the Coast. He encouraged families to come out and enjoy a great time after dark at Aussie World. From 5.30pm to 10pm at Aussie World. Tickets are $50 for a family of four, visit mydadsdayout.com.au.

PLEASANT SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT

When: Sunday

ThePleasant Sunday Afternoon concert showcases local talent, instrumentalists Mattahn McNair (guitar), Tess Graham (trumpet), Neil Booth (grand piano) and singers Amanda Zinn, Helen Butcher, Derek Silk, Milton Cunninghame and Aart Schouten.

At CCSA Hall, Nutley St, Caloundra from 2pm. Entry is $9, Friends and members of Caloundra Chorale $5. Visit caloundrachorale.com.au or call Bev 5444 8675.

COLLECTORAMA

When: Tomorrow

The Collectorama Fair is all systems go at the Nambour Showgrounds from 7.30am to 2.30pm. Masses of antiques, vintage and collectables, 150 dealers, artfully arranged sprawl of treasure with plenty of unique bargains.

CHARLIE'S COUNTRY

When: Tuesday  

AUSTRALIAN film Charlie's Country stars Gulpilil as Charlie. The government's "white fella" policing makes life difficult, so Charlie takes off to live the old way.

At the Arthouse Cinema Nambour, Nambour Civic Centre, Currie St, Nambour. Tickets $9 on Tuesdays. For details and session times call 5475 7799 or visit http://www.scvenuesandevents.com.au.

UP AND RUNNING INFORMATION SESSIONS

When: From Tuesday

Give your new business the best chance at the free Up and Running sessions with Rod Richards from Small Business Solutions.

Maroochydore Library on September 9, 5-6.30pm, Coolum Library on September 16, 5-6.30pm, Nambour Library on September 17, 10-11.30am. http://www.library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or 1300 LIBRARY.

SPRING ORCHID SHOW

When: From Thursday

Displays of orchids, bromeliads, anthuriums and foliage, plant sales, raffles, and books. Pelican Waters Shopping Village on September 11, 9am-9pm and September 12, 9am-3pm, entry is free. Phone Mary on 5437 3199, Marg on 5491 5654.or email caloundraorchidsociety@gmail.com.

ORIGINALS MUSIC FESTIVAL

When: Next Saturday

The line-up includes Ash Grunwald with Scotty Owen and Andy Strachan from The Living End, Sticky Fingers, Kingswood, Oka. At Noosa AFL grounds, $40 adults, $25 teens (13 to 17) kids $5 (5 to12) (0 to 4) free. Visit http://www.originalsmusicfestival.com

SUNSHINE COAST STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL

 

Jess Hunter, 6, and Ethen Laney, 6, are getting ready fot the Chevallum State School's upcomping Strawberry Fest. (photo at Twist Strawberry Farm). 3rd September, 2014. Photo Patrick Woods / Sunshine Coast Daily
Jess Hunter, 6, and Ethen Laney, 6, are getting ready fot the Chevallum State School's upcomping Strawberry Fest. (photo at Twist Strawberry Farm). 3rd September, 2014. Photo Patrick Woods / Sunshine Coast Daily Patrick Woods

 

When: Starts next Friday

From 5pm on September 12, Chevallum will come alive to all things red with thousands expected to converge on the local state school for an evening of fun for the whole family.


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