Triple M Top Ten things to do in FNQ
Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship/Ironman 70.3 is on Sunday. Race starts at 7.30am and competitors finish later in the day on the Esplanade. The Captain Cook Highway will be closed from Palm Cove to the Old Port Douglas Road.
Family Fun Day, Biggest Display of Wheels fundraising event is on Saturday to raise money for local 4-year-old Ciara who needs surgery in America. The event is from 12-5pm at the Showgrounds, Scott St Entrance. It is a wheels theme, as Ciara walks with a walking frame with wheels. There will be lightening McQueen car, over 200 cars and motorbikes, fire truck, ambulance, Army vehicles, crane, digger, Model train set 7m x 3m, kids activities area, band.
Gordonvale Animal Walks and Talks is on Saturday. The RSCPA will have it's mobile classroom on hand packed full of information and activities about responsible pet ownership; humane treatment of animals; and native wildlife. The classroom has lots of interaction for kids (and their parents) including a human sized battery hen cage – feel the squeeze inside the cage of terror. Visitors to the van can also learn practical tips on selecting the right pet for your household and how to avoid being bitten by a dog. It’s on from 9am – noon at Norman Park.
Youth Urban Art Project is on Saturday at Tenni Skate Park, Redlynch from 10am – noon. Free, fun art and design workshops for all young people aged 12-25 years!
The Esplanade Markets are on Saturday from 8am – 4pm and showcase local, quality products from contemporary jewellery, leather work, pottery, clothes and skincare. Held against the backdrop of the Cairns waterfront, you can follow your market shopping with a swim in the Lagoon or take advantage of the free barbecues, exercise equipment and children's play grounds.
The Magic of the Cup continues in Round 7 of the FFA Cup, as Cairns FC host Magpies Crusaders at Barlow Park Saturday at 6pm. Adults $5, Children under 16 are free.
Bring your friends, bring your family and have some fun at Kahn’s Fundraiser to be held at Laserfun Cairns on Saturday from 6pm – 9pm! Join us for a great night out with 3 hours of unlimited lasertag, air hockey tournament, and the chance to win our $100 board and buy tickets in our monster raffle!
Looking for a night of laughs? Head into the Kangaroos Leagues Club for a Comedy night this Saturday. Proceeds go to our u11’s juniors. Tickets available at the door. 7pm start.
Botanica Exhibition is on this weekend featuring work created by James Cook University Creative Media Students, this exhibition showcases the living wonderland that exists within the gardens. Wander and immerse yourself in this wonderful world of re-imagined botanicals, illustrations, video games, sculptures and film. Experience the unexpected. 8.30am – 1.00pm weekends, Cost: Free.
The 2nd Cairns Flow boarders Competition will be held at Tobruk Memorial Pool on Saturday. This event begins at 10am and consists of under 18 & over 18 competitions and the event is also open to the public for spectators to watch or compete and join in on the fun!