Wednesday, April 24, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Event Guide

Just Keep Marching Event Launch
Just Keep Marching LAUNCH Friday 26 April 2024 2:30pm Memorial Swim Centre Smart Casual dress code. Additional pool entry fee swimming afterwards. Get Tickets NOW ONLY $5 home baked afternoon tea
Memorial Swim Centre

Moonlight Cinema In the Park
Spend a gorgeous evening under the stars, BYO picnic and drinks, then settle in for a perfect chick flick. The best Friday fun with your friends! Cost - $20 includes bean bag and popcorn. Movie – Pretty Woman. This is an 18 + event.
Wood St Park (beside Sams Singapore)

Karaoke Under The Stars
Family Karaoke Night @ Souths Suburban Bowls Club. Kids are allowed to sing & join in the fun. Best family nights, Excellent meals, Courtesy bus available, Supervised free kids room.
Souths Suburban Bowls Club

Saturday 27th April

Walkerston Farmers Day
Join us in the Mackay Region for a day of networking, presentations on soil health, ruminant management, biosecurity, farm planning, pests and weeds and much more. Presenters include: Pioneer Catchment & Landcare Group Inc., Reef Catchments, Biosecurity, Central Queensland Soil Health Integrity Systems. $7 for the day including morning tea and lunch. $5 for QGoat members. THIS IS THE PERFECT DAY FOR ANYONE WITH ACREAGE AND ANIMALS.
Tommy Webster Hall Walkerston

FREE Social Paddle With Sunset Bay Outriggers
Join us for an exciting morning of paddling and fun at Eimeo Esplanade. Whether you're a seasoned paddler or a beginner, this event is perfect for everyone. Grab your friends, and get ready for an unforgettable experience. For more information please
email: or phone: 0402 249 352
Eimeo Espl, Eimeo

Watercolour and Wine Night
Unwind in a relaxed setting and enjoy the afternoon painting your own Floral wreath artwork. No art experience necessary, experienced artist guiding the session. Enjoy the calming benefits of creating. Learn techniques, use my signature florals sheets and illustrate your very own beautiful artwork. All art supplies are included to use throughout the session, just bring yourself! BYO Drinks & nibbles if your please. Glassware are ice available.
Shop 1/3 Ungerer St, North Mackay

The Ultimate 90-00’s R&B Party
Join us as we transport you back to the golden era of R&B with our Blacklight UV Party! Get ready to sing your heart out as DJ Doodleface plays your favourite hits from the R&B legends that shaped the music scene. Make sure you're dressed to impress as we have amazing prizes on offer for best dressed as well as glowsticks for everyone! Get down to the jams you love and don't miss out!
Seabreeze Hotel

Sunday 28th April

Free Sunrise Photography Workshop
FREE Sunrise Photography Workshop with Mackay Camera Group Inc. We will meet at 5:15am so that we are set up and ready for first light and then the sunrise itself. We welcome anyone who has an interest in photography whether that be via a camera or phone - no previous experience necessary. Please bring: your camera equipment or phone...whatever you intend to capture the sunrise with!
Blacks Beach Park, Bourke Street, Blacks Beach

Men’s Monthly Yoga
Relax and rejuvenate with this men's only yoga class with Chris! The class includes simple yoga asana stretches followed by guided relaxation and meditation. Chris' down to earth approach to yoga welcomes men from all walks of life to come and give yoga a go. Your body and mind will thank you for it! Please book at the link by clicking on the date you want to book for. Visit Tranquil Yoga Mackay
6/37 Boddinton Street Mackay

FREE Meditative Walk
Join us for an afternoon to be at one with nature. Walking meditation is beautiful opportunity to connect with the elements, connect with yourself and become present in the here and now. There will be a few introductory practices to help us prepare, become more present and aware, before departing on our walking meditation. Please bring: Hat, sun safe clothes & water bottle.
Shoal Point Beach

Monday 29th April

YarnBomb Northern Beaches Meet Up
Join us for a YarnBomb Meet Up in the Northern Beaches as we come together to crochet our jellyfish creation for the Northern Beaches Community Week as well as install at Eimeo SLSC. Experienced crocheters welcome and newbies too. We have plenty of yarn and crochet hooks to go around and plenty of jellyfish are needed for our planned installation. Let's chat, crochet and enjoy a beautiful morning of connection together. No need to RSVP....see you on the 29th April!
Eimeo Surf Life Saving Supporters Club

FREE On the Run Session
Join us for an 'On the Run' session with Marty at Eimeo Esplanade. We run, jog (and walk when we need to) as we adventure through the Eimeo area. All levels of fitness and beginner 'runners' welcome - we all need to start somewhere...let it be this day that your love for running takes off. Please bring some water, a light a towel and a smile. Email: or Phone: 0409 263 202 for more information
9 Eimeo Espl, Eimeo

Tuesday 30th April

Cota Conversations
Join us for an essential conversation at our upcoming workshop in Mackay on April 30th! While planning for scenarios like losing capacity or needing care may not be popular topics, they are incredibly important ones. Don't miss out on this opportunity! Enjoy morning tea and a light lunch as you engage in these crucial conversations. RSVPs are essential via the tickets link. This event is FREE. Visit Cota Queensland on Facebook for more information.
Oceans International Mackay  

Wednesday 1st May

FREE Outdoor Fitness Session
Step up to the challenge with stair drills & body weighted movements at Blacks Beach with Megan from Double M Fitness. Expect a combination of stair climbing, interval training, plyometrics, and bodyweight exercises carefully crafted to maximize calorie burn and improve cardiovascular health. Please bring: A towel and a water bottle. For more details contact: Megan Connolly - 0448748741 or email or visit Double M Fitness HOME - Double M Fitness Mackay
Blacks Beach Stairs

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

FREE No Lights No Lycra
Join No Lights No Lycra for a casual dance session in low-light conditions to give the feeling of dancing like no-one is watching. No skills, fitness or dance experience necessary - its just you moving your body in any way that feels good for you and enjoying some banging tunes whilst we're at it! Please bring: water bottle, comfortable clothes and an open mind. The PAC is the large, dark coloured building at the main entrance of the school and it has PAC clearly illuminated on the building. Enter through the glass doors.
Northern Beaches SHS, PAC.

Thursday 2nd May

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

Belly Balance – 6 week program  
Upcoming Pregnancy Course – Belly balance 6-week fear release program. A combination of birth preparation, long slow relaxation stretching and fear release meditations. A space of support and connection between women and an open forum for discussing all feelings that come with pregnancy. Book your space here: 
Athletica Fitness Centre

Mackay Farmers’ Market
Just Keep Marching  
Walkerston Farmers Day
Watercolour & Wine
Belly Balance
Free ‘On The Run’ Session

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