Pack a picnic basket, dust off the folding chairs and blanket, grab a hat and sunscreen before heading out to enjoy Toowoomba Regional Council’s popular Summer Tunes 2019 program starting at three city parks from Sunday, January 6.
The parks will come alive with entertainment each Sunday in January (except the Australia Day weekend) and February at:
Toowoomba’s Picnic Point and Laurel Bank Park (from noon to 3pm) with two performances each at Queens Park near the children’s play area off Margaret Street (from 10am to noon – January 6, February 3) and at the State Rose Garden in Newtown Park (noon to 3pm on January 20 and February 24).
Sparkles Face Painting will be available to brighten children’s faces at Queens Park every Sunday from 10am to noon.
Regional audiences also will be in for a treat with Summer Tunes heading to Oakey, Crows Nest, Cecil Plains, Pittsworth, Goombungee and Cambooya starting in February.
TRC Parks and Recreation Services portfolio leader Cr Joe Ramia said Council’s civic parks and gardens offered a perfect setting for summer holiday escapes with picnic settings and plenty of playgrounds for children to enjoy.
The Regional Summer Tunes Program starts on February 3 and can be enjoyed at the following locations:
Oakey: February 3, Arthur Shooter Park, Slow Train Coming 10am-1pm.
Crows Nest: February 3, Centenary Park, Curnow Street, Killin Time. 11am-2pm.
Cecil Plains: February 10, Cecil Plains Homestead on the Condamine, Tux. 10am-1.30pm.
Pittsworth: February 17, Pittsworth Pioneer Village and Historical Museum, Topp Gear. 4-6pm.
Goombungee: February 24, Mocatta St near the War Memorial, Undercover, 12-3pm.
Cambooya: February 24, Cambooya Recreation Grounds, Black Velvet Quartet, 3-6pm.
Full details can be viewed at www.tr.qld.gov.au/summertunes or by calling 131 872 for more details.