Wednesday, June 19, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Event Guide 21 June

Friday 21st June

Guided Walks In The Botanical Gardens
Explore the Botanic Gardens with your Gardens Guide. Walks will differ each week in circuit and theme and are FREE to attend. Walks commence from Botanic Gardens Visitor Information (opposite the cafe) and go for one hour in duration. For more information, contact the gardens on phone (07) 4952 7300 or email
Botanical Gardens opposite the cafe

Conversations With Art
'Conversations with Art' is a free and enjoyable discussion led by Artspace staff as we look at art works and images from gallery and museum collections. Whether you’re an artist, an art and language lover, beginner, or expert. It’s an inclusive, thought provoking and satisfying way to spend an afternoon! BOOK YOUR FREE TICKET now at
Artspace Mackay

Film & Arts Mackay Film – Goodbye Julia
DIRECTOR: Mohamed Kordofani / 2023 / Sudan / Drama/ M / 118mins / Arabic with English subtitles. Just before the secession of South Sudan, a married former singer from the north seeks redemption for causing the death of a southern man by hiring his oblivious wife as her maid. Tickets available online.
Central Queensland Conservatorium of Mackay, Ooralea

Saturday 22nd June

The Wellness Wave Mackay
Come Join us on June the 22nd for an informative day with passionate speakers and therapist Chelsey Jean and Mark Porter fresh back from their tour of America.  
Along with the team from Sage you will also be able to interact with us in a relaxed atmosphere so we can answer your questions and get to know you better. 
Refreshments and Food will be provided.
Mackay Life Saving Club

Bakers Creek Ladies Day
Come along to the Bakers Creek lady’s day, proudly supporting Broken Ballerina Inc, a dedicated organisation committed to raising awareness and breaking the cycle of family and domestic violence and abuse within the Mackay community. Their mission is to support and empower survivors, ensuring they have the resources and safety needed for a secure future. There will be raffles and prizes on the day
Etwell Park, 39 Pattinsons Lane, Bakers Creek

A Taste Of Ireland
Hot off its sold out 2023 UK Tour, ‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ returns with a performance that is ‘Celtic―for this decade’. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show that has entertained thousands, as A Taste of Ireland returns to Mackay for the first time in 3 years. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the world’s most prominent Irish dance shows before it takes off around the globe once again! Tickets available via Ticketsearch

Sunday 23rd June

The Terrys Live At Seabreeze
Are you ready for this? Catch The Terrys live at the SBH. The Terrys highly anticipated sophomore album 'Skate Pop' is here and they're celebrating the only way they know how, by bringing their brand-new live show to a town near you! Book your tickets today via
Seabreeze Hotel, Slade Point

Gymability Session
Gymability is our all-inclusive class that is held every 2nd Sunday from 9am-10am and is a more specific program to suit all levels of physical and mental abilities. PRE-PAID CLASS PASSES NOW AVAILABLE! Contact admin to purchase a pre-paid 5 class pass which will be stamped each time you visit. Phone: 4942 0032, email or FB message
5 Snow Wright CRT, Beaconsfield

Revival Night
Slade Point Life Giving church believes in the unmatched Spirit of God, who is capable of healing, renewing and reconciling us. You are invited to join in on revival night where we welcome the spirit of God to rest on us and restore us.
34 Robin Street, Slade point, Mackay

Tuesday 24th June

Kids Activities – Botanical Gardens    
Come down to the Botanic Gardens these holidays and enjoy some FREE family friendly self-guided activities on offer - Sketchy Scavenger Hunt, Alphabet I Spy, 25 Fun Things to do in the Gardens, Bird watching activity. Download and print activity sheets from
Botanical Gardens

Beanie Craft, Snowflake Creation & Colouring In
Embrace the magic of winter with our Cozy Winter Craft Daily Workshops! 
Each day, enjoy a new craft project, from beanie craft and scarves making to decorating slippers and creating intricate snowflakes. Plus, indulge in winter-themed colouring in sheets. Perfect for all ages and skill levels, our workshops offer a heart-warming way to spend your winter days, creating handmade treasures and lasting memories, no bookings required!
Cnr Mangrove Rd & Victoria St, Mackay, QLD

Wednesday 25th June

Mackay Farmers’ Market
6:30 – 10:30am
Shop local at the Mackay Farmers' Market and enjoy a morning on the Pioneer River.
Grab your reusable coffee cups, drink tumblers, water kefir bottles, produce and carry bags and stop in at the Mackay Farmers' Market every Wednesday.
Bluewater Quay

STEM With LEGO Workshops  
Using LEGO, motors and sensors to explore all the science and engineering of every day stuff. Strictly limited spaces available for students from Prep to Year 9 … with different programs for different age groups. Tickets available via
CQ University Ooralea

Cuppa and Chat – For Parents
Come along to K&Co (near Spotlight) for a cuppa and chat with other families. Where you can share your breastfeeding triumphs, challenges and to talk everything parenting and more!
K&CO beside Spotlight

Thursday 26th June

Explore A Gym
Bring your child along for a morning of FUN! Explore-A-Gym is a 2 hour play session that is designed to give your child the opportunity to learn and explore in a non-structured environment. Suitable for ages 18 months to 5 years. Cost is $12/child
5 Snow Wright Ct, Andergrove

Riverside Markets
From 3pm
Come along and browse J2Fs collections of unique and colourful creations… Funky jewellery and fun kids clothing 
Bluewater Quay Mackay

Kids Paint & Sip
Join from 10am for a guided painting session where kids can unleash their inner artists while enjoying their favourite drinks. No need to worry about supplies –Just sit back, relax, and watch as your young Picassos bring their imagination to life on canvas. Treat yourself and your young artist to lunch, and the little one eats for free! It's a win-win for everyone. Secure your tickets now and make these school holidays unforgettable!
Seabreeze Hotel, Slade Point

Mackay Farmers’ Market
Revival Night
Kids Activities
Conversations with Art
Film & Arts – Goodbye Julia
The Wellness Wave

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