Whats On

What's happening in Rockhampton and Cap Coast this weekend

LOOKING for something to do this weekend? Here are some ideas:

TODAY

6pm: CQUniversity Rockhampton's Cup on Wheels at Kenrick Tucker Velodrome, Berserker St, Nth Rockhampton, gates open 4pm with races kicking off at 6pm. Adults $5, seniors $2, children under 13 $2. Food and bar operating, VIP tent passes available for purchase, call 0428 120 930.

6.30pm: CQ Starlight Cinema presents Rockhampton's drive-in movies at the Rockhampton Showgrounds, gates open at 6.30pm.

Frozen (PG) screens at 7pm. Entry is $20 per vehicle, per movie. Working FM radio required and snack bar onsite.

7pm: How to Train Your Dragon (PG) will screen at Mt Morgan's Big Dam. Refreshments on sale. Twilight movies are a free Rockhampton Regional Council event. Contact 4932 9000.  

8pm: DJ Millsy, Marsden Tavern, Yeppoon.

8.45pm: CQ Starlight Cinema presents Rockhampton's drive-in movies this at the Rockhampton Showgrounds. Iron Man 3 will screen at 8.45pm. Entry is $20 per vehicle, per movie. Working FM radio required and snack bar onsite.

9pm: Piper Down at Giddy Goat The Club.

9pm: Karaoke w/ Julie at Bartlett's Tavern.

9pm: Thunderbirds at the Criterion Hotel.

TOMORROW

8am: Rockhampton Zoo is open daily from 8am-4pm with free feeding times for the animals. Feeding and Show Times: Rainforest Aviary: 2.45pm Chimpanzee: 3pm, Lorikeet Feeding: 3.15pm and Koala Talk: 3.20pm.

8.30am: Skydive Central Queensland is jumping this weekend from Langmorn Rd, Raglan. First time jumpers $370 for up to 12,000ft tandem jumps. Fun jumps are $45 to 10,000ft. Call 3314 3664 for more information.

9.30am: Winter Magic Ice Skating and Tobogganing in the Robert Schwarten Pavilion at Rockhampton Showgrounds. Available sessions: 9.30am-11am, 11.30am-1pm, 1.30pm-3pm, 3.30pm-5pm. Adult $18, child (6-14 years) $16, pre-schooler $10, parent & child (under six years) $22, tobogganing six rides for $5. Call 0437 929 373 for more details.

10am: The Mill Gallery "Christmas Exhibition" is still available for viewing at The Mill Gallery at 31-35 Normanby St, Yeppoon until 4pm.

10am: Capricorn Caves is holding family adventure tours from 10am daily. Bring your own torch, enclosed footwear and wear old clothes. Cost is $35 per adult and $25 per child (5-15). Bookings essential 4934 2883.

11am: Summer Solstice at the Capricorn Caves 11am Cathedral Tour. Light can be seen on the tour with weather permitting till January 20. Cost: adult $28, children aged 5-15 $14, children under 5 are free or family pass 2 adults 2 children for $70.

4pm: CQUniversity Rockhampton's Cup on Wheels at Kenrick Tucker Velodrome, Berserker St, Nth Rockhampton, gates open 2pm with races kicking off at 4pm. Adults $5, seniors $2, children under 13 $2. Food and bar operating, VIP tent passes available for purchase, call 0428 120 930.

4pm: Rockhampton Roller Derby fresh meat intake at YWCA, 125 Robinson St, North Rockhampton. No experience is needed, first timers are free, just bring socks and a bottle of water.

7pm: Dive-In Movie at Emu Park Pool, How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG) is screening. Gate opens 6.30pm, with admissions $6 pp. Bring blanket, chairs and togs. Refreshments available. No eskies or alcohol.

7pm: Winter Magic Ice Skating and Tobogganing in the Robert Schwarten Pavilion at the Rockhampton Showgrounds. Evening session: 7pm to 8.30pm. Adult $18, child (6-14yrs) $16, pre-schooler $10, parent & child (under 6yrs) $22, tobogganing 6 rides for $5. Call 0437 929 373 for more details.

8pm: Toon and Lake at the Pacific Hotel.

8pm: Jag and the Chains at the Frenchville Sports Club.

8pm: Level 27 live at O'Dowd's Irish Pub.

8.15pm: 2 Foot Stomp, at Tannum Sands Hotel.

9pm: 3 Legged Devils at Giddy Goat The Club.

SUNDAY

7am: Calma Community Garage Sale from 7am-1pm at 159 East St, Rockhampton. Spots available for $10, contact Wendy Major 0431 339 945 to make a booking.

8am: Rockhampton Zoo is open daily from 8am-4pm with free feeding times for the animals. Feeding and Show Times: Rainforest Aviary: 2.45pm Chimpanzee: 3pm, Lorikeet Feeding: 3.15pm and Koala Talk: 3.20pm.

8.30am: Skydive Central Queensland is jumping this weekend from Langmorn Rd, Raglan. First time jumpers $370 for up to 12,000ft tandem jumps. Fun jumps are $45 to 10,000ft. Call 3314 3664 for more information.

9am: The Archer Park Rail Museum in Denison St, Rockhampton will be open until 1pm. A morning tea in the Refreshment Room will also be available. Tram does not operate due to maintenance until late January 2015.

9am: Scottvale Squash two day junior clinic 9am-3pm at Scottvale Park Squash Centre, 271 Richardson Rd. Clinic is suitable for chlidren 6-17 years from beginners to advanced. $80 per child. Clinic also on Monday, January 12. Bookings essential 4928 1588.

9.30am: Winter Magic Ice Skating and Tobogganing in the Robert Schwarten Pavilion at Rockhampton Showgrounds. Available sessions: 9.30am-11am, 11.30am-1pm, 1.30pm-3pm, 3.30pm-5pm. Adult $18, child (6-14yrs) $16, pre-schooler $10, parent & child (under 6yrs) $22, tobogganing 6 rides for $5. Call 0437 929 373 for more details.

9.40am: Into The Woods (PG) will be screening at Rockhampton Cinemas at 9.40am, 2.10pm, 6.50pm and 9.30pm.

2.30pm: Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club meeting in Seeonee park at Arunga hut. All welcome.

7pm: Winter Magic Ice Skating and Tobogganing in the Robert Schwarten Pavilion at the Rockhampton Showgrounds. Evening session: 7pm to 8.30pm. Adult $18, child (6-14 years) $16, pre-schooler $10, parent & child (under 6yrs) $22, tobogganing six rides for $5. Call 0437 929 373 for more details.

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