Thursday, January 12, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Event Guide

Friday 13 January

Friday SUN.sets

Every Friday Evening From 6pm

Knock off drinks, lakeside dinner, good friends, and LIVE MUSIC.

Wake House Australia

Karlie Wise Live At The Seabreeze Hotel

Friday, 7:00pm

Cap off your work week at the Seabreeze Hotel. Listen to the great tunes by Karlie Wise.

Seabreeze Hotel

3-Day Coaching Program with Joe Battleday

Friday – Sunday

Joe has competed in the biggest international competitions often finding himself on the podium and is a fantastic coach. If you want to learn a new rail hit, progress your riding skills or even how to put together a run for a competition - this is going to be awesome for you!

Wake House Australia

Ruby Sue Live At Souths

Friday, 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Join us on Friday 6th January for live music with Ruby Sue! She will be performing from 6:30pm-10:30pm. Come along for a great night.

Souths Suburban Bowls Club

Chair Yoga In Habana

Friday, 8:20am

Come & join us at the Habana Community Shed on the corner of Moohins Rd, every Friday morning. Bookings are essential!

What is Chair Yoga? It's a gentle form of Yoga that can be done while sitting or standing, using a chair for support, and includes mindful breathing & some meditation. You can secure your seat by texting your full name to 0434 940 300, or by messaging the Wellness With Deb Facebook page.

Habana Community Shed

Saturday 14 January

Gypsy Soul Tash Live at Harrup Park

Saturday, 6pm – 10pm

Gypsy Soul Tash are performing live at Harrup Park as part of January’s Saturday night gig lineup.

Harrup Park

Finley Smith Memorial Cup

Saturday, 10:30am

The Finley Smith Memorial Cup is an all-day cricket tournament which will entail teams competing in a round robin style competition, where the winning team will be awarded medals. This event will raise funds for Epilepsy Action Australia and honour Finley Smith who was taken too soon from friends and family by Epilepsy. Donate $30 to the cause to gain a ticket to the event online:

Harrup Park

Dixon Homes T20 Shootout

Saturday, 10:30am to 6:30pm

Don't miss a second of the action at Harrup Park as the 2022/23 Dixon Homes T20 Shootout begins for yet another thriller season! See four games on two ovals in an epic day of T20 cricket for rounds 5 and 6.

Harrup Park

Luke Miller Live At Souths

Saturday, 6pm – 10pm

Luke Miller will be performing live at Souths!

Souths Leagues Club

Dance Avenue Mackay Open Day

Saturday from 12:30pm

Everything from a magical fairy dance party for your little one, to a selection of our most popular class styles for your child to try. Children are welcome to try out all styles, or whichever one they prefer, the choice is totally theirs.

226 Victoria Street

Tuckshop Ft. RIOT

Saturday, 8pm – Sunday 2am

Israeli born and raised DJ duo RIOT, Tom Davidson and Daniel Magid, recently relocated to Los Angeles, CA to bring their mix of progressive melodies and heavy bass-lines to the music capital of the world! Their style mixes two extremes of electronic music which energizes their fanbase to make an immediate impression and memory that can last a lifetime. Tickets $20

McGuires Hotel

DJ Maarv

Saturday from 9pm

The Open Format DJ resides in Brisbane, QLD representing one of the city’s Busiest and highly sort after DJs. Residencies and special appearances include Kenjin Afterdark, Sucasa, Kittens, Maya Mexican, MVP & Yot Club.

The Rabbit Hole

Sunday 15 January

Mango Junction Live at the Seabreeze Hotel

Sunday, 2:00pm

Enjoy lunch and live music at the Seabreeze Hotel. Mango Junction is performing from 2pm.

Seabreeze Hotel

Urban Battlefield

Saturday, 3:00pm

URBAN BATTLEFIELD! Basic games and scenarios. 1 session time:

3pm sign in and briefings, 4-7pm games. $30pp prepaid or $35pp on the battlefield. Limited glow ready blasters are available for hire at $20 per blaster. BOOKING ESSENTIAL!

Mackay North State High School

Monday 16 January

The Women’s Circle – Chronic Pain Solutions

Monday 9am – 11am

The Women's Circle is a FREE monthly catch-up to support, nurture and understand the difficulties women face and figure things out together, even if listening is all we need.

Grab yourself a drink from the talented crew at Primal Coffee, and step into our circle of trust to share stories, breathe into a meditation and share the burden.

Primal Coffee

Tuesday 17 January

Pop-Up Pilates

Tuesday, 5:30pm

Pilates is a whole lot of fun, but Kerrie seems to make working out even more fun. This is a 45 minute class to kick start your weekend. If you have any injuries please consult your physician before the class or if you have any questions please Contact Kerrie on 0428524939.

Event by Tranquil Yoga Mackay.

6/37 Boddington Street

Wednesday 18 January

CQU TAFE Careers Expo

Tuesday, 2pm

Discover more about your training options at our CQU TAFE Careers Expo, Wednesday, 18 January 2023 from 2 - 5.30 pm at CQUniversity Mackay City, Sydney Street. Have your questions answered by our staff and learn about our flexible study, support services, apprentice, and trainee information, and how funding options for eligible applicants may dramatically reduce the cost of courses.

CQ University, Sydney Street

Thursday 19 January

Mackay Riverside Market

Thursday, 3pm – 7pm

Showcasing a variety of beautiful fresh produce and artisan goods from our local region.

Bring your tribe to chill on the lawn and grab some delicious dinner and desert from the food trucks. Watch the sunset and enjoy some beautiful tunes from open mic performers.

Bluewater Quay

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