THE MOVES: The Sports & Health expo returns this weekend. Pictured Ashleigh McNaie and Evan Pritchard from Doug's Dojang show Zac McDonald a few Taekwon-Do moves at the 2014 Expo.
THE MOVES: The Sports & Health expo returns this weekend. Pictured Ashleigh McNaie and Evan Pritchard from Doug's Dojang show Zac McDonald a few Taekwon-Do moves at the 2014 Expo. Sharyn O'Neill ROK230214shexpo8

ACROSS THE REGION

Saturday

10am-NOON:

Bring your tissues as we screen a selection of classic romantic movies in the lead-up to Library Lovers' Day.

All movies will be shown in the Fitzroy Room at the Rockhampton Regional Library. The movie will be Doctor Zhivago (1965).

12PM:

Karaoke with Calvin at the Central Hotel.

1-3pm:

Rockhampton Regional Council presents free weekly art workshops at the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens from 1-3pm every Saturday. Recommended for ages four-plus. Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, 100 Spencer St, The Range 4700.

5.30PM:

Chenai Boucher, Frenchville Sports Club.

6PM:

Michelle Plozza, Everton Park Hotel.

6pm:

Round two of the Top Guns rodeo series at the Great Western Hotel, with action kicking off at 7.30pm.

Gates open from 6pm.

Ticket prices: adult $20, child five to 16 years $10, under-fives enter free, family pass (two and two) $50.

7pm:

Do you dream of treading the boards?

It could be realised if you attend the upcoming auditions for The Importance of Being Earnest, being held at Yeppoon Little Theatre (64 William St) today at 7pm.

Come along with your best English accent for your chance to be involved in this exciting and hilarious production.

For further information, please email director Marnie Laidlaw marnielaidlaw@hotmail.com.

7PM:

Mood Swing, Rockhampton Leagues Club.

8PM:

Comedy Open Mic Night, The Red Dahlia Bar, 75 East St. All tickets $20.

8PM:

The Derricks, Rocky Glen Hotel.

8.30PM:

Thunderbirds, Frenchville Sports Club.

8.45PM:

Funatics, Tannum Sands Hotel.

9PM:

Kalam Hargreaves, Corner Bar at The Giddy Goat.

9PM:

The Short Fall, The Criterion Hotel.

9PM:

DJs Will Dugan and Miguel, Zodiac Nightclub.

9PM:

DJ Arcane Echo supported by the Askins and DJ Pickles, The Giddy Goat/

Sunday

8am-NOON:

The Arcade Car Park Markets are being held in Bolsolver St, Rockhampton.

Large variety of fresh local fruit and vegetables, organic produce, home-made cooking; craft and beautiful fashion.

On every Sunday, featuring more than 120 stalls.

For information, phone Madonna 0419848005.

9am-1pm:

During January the tram is not operating at the Archer Park Rail Museum, but today the museum offers section car rides instead.

Open 9am-1pm on Denison St. Bring the family along to look through the carriages and steam and diesel engines, change the train signals, see the Morse code table and lots more.

You can also enjoy a morning tea in the Refreshment Room.

1PM:

TJ Hollis, Tannum Sands Hotel.

3PM:

Karaoke with Calvin at the Central Hotel.

4PM:

DJ Nathan, in the Beer Garden, The Strand Hotel.

9am-1.30pm:

In its ninth year, the Sport and Health Expo is a community event organised by Rockhampton Regional Council that aims to encourage the Rockhampton region community to get involved in physical activity, healthy eating and healthy lifestyles.

It is a holistic initiative for all ages aimed at boosting the awareness of sport, recreation and health activities within the region from grassroots to masters.

This year, the event will take place in the Robert Schwarten Pavilions at the Rockhampton

Showgrounds.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

February 18:

Busby Marou's The Shellhouse Tour and album launch, Great Western Hotel, Rockhampton. Go to busbymarou.com for tickets. Starting from $33.70.

February 17-18:

Mulambin BIG 4 park manager Josh Dillon will host a fundraiser for the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners with a goal to $12,000 to be distributed between participating truck companies.


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