Triple M Top Ten things to do in FNQ
The Cairns Bat Festival is on again this year! The Cairns Bat Festival is a fun, family-friendly event that brings together people from our community to help raise awareness and learn more about Spectacled Flying-Foxes and all bats great and small. Hosted by Bats & Trees Society of Cairns and Cairns and Far North Environment Centre, we will be bringing you an afternoon filled with expert talks, music, children's activities, eco-stalls, bat parade, as well as tasty food for you to sit down, have a picnic and enjoy. It’s on Saturday, 2.00pm to 5.30pm at Salt House Garden, Marina Point.
The QLD highland dancing championships are on in Cairns. The event is on Saturday at the Crosswell Hall at Cairns High from 8.30am – 6pm, all welcome. 115 competitors from all over Australia
The nippers come and try day is on Saturday morning. Kids can ride the nipper boards, learn crazy legs and dolphining. It’s free and is on at the lagoon until around 10am.
The fourth annual Yungaburra Triathlon will be run over the weekend with over 490 participants, as well as spectators and sponsors to help raise funds for our returning service members via organisations like Soldier On, Mates4Mates and the Afghanistan Avenue of Honor.
By popular demand, Byron Bay’s soulstress Lisa Hunt returns to The Reef Hotel Casino. With a repertoire that includes hits from the likes of Aretha Franklin, The Jacksons, Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder it promises to be a great night. It’s free at bar 36 and starts at 8.30pm
Sunday Blues at Portsmith Club with the Portsmith Club Blues Band and celebrated guests artists from 4pm to 8pm. Dinner, drinks and dancing, great entertainment.
The final free green waste disposal is on at the Cairns regional council transfer stations this weekend. Great time to clean up around the garden.
The Cairns cat club have a fundraising Sausage Sizzle on Saturday at Edmonton Pet Cafe, starting at 10:00am. Fundraising to put on our Cat Show which is on 20th May. Dog washes happening during the morning.
Cycling Divas Beginner Workshop is a program that will focus on adult’s skills in improving confidence, learning basic skills in non-traffic areas and getting to know some of the wonderful bike paths we have on offer. It’s on Sunday from 8am – 10am in the Esplanade carpark and is free.
Community Dog Walk in White Rock is on Sunday from 9am – 10am This Community Dog walk at Khalu Park will start with a stroll through the park and neighbouring streets followed by a free obedience class.