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Da Vinci School Holiday Activities:

Da Vinci challenges these school holidays!

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WHEN:  FRIDAY DECEMBER 22ND & JANUARY 2ND – JANUARY 9TH

WHERE: COBB+CO MUSEUM, 27 LINDSAY STREET, EAST TOOWOOMBA

TIME: 9:30AM – 3:00PM

 

These school holidays you can take part in Da Vinci challenges including launching your own rockets and seeing what you can make fly in the wind tubes!

The rocket launcher challenge will test your rocket building skills and then you can make an object out of everyday materials and see if it will fly in the wind tube. 

Collect your materials when you purchase your Da Vinci Souvenir Activity Book.

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Da Vinci Souvenir Activity Book:

Follow the interactive trail to test Da Vinci's amazing machines, see his magnificent artworks and complete challenges. Includes thought provoking activities and everything you need to build a model flying machine. 

Cost: $10 per Da Vinci Souvenir Activity Book

*Admission charges apply to visitors from outside of the Toowoomba Regional Council area.

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Toowoomba's Christmas Wonderland:

Annual traditional Christmas Light Display hosted by Lions Club of Toowoomba West

 

WHEN: FRIDAY DECEMBER 22ND – SUNDAY DECEMBER 24TH

WHERE: BOTANIC GARDENS, QUEEN’S PARK, CAMPBELL STREET, TOOWOOMBA

TIME:  7:00PM – 10:00PM

 

Now in its 10th year in the Botanical Gardens the spectacular Toowoomba Christmas Wonderland brings Toowoomba together to share in the Christmas spirit.

Entry is by gold coin donation which supports three major beneficiaries.

Walking through the wonderland is a magical experience with 125 major light displays erected to brighten the Christmas Spirit of thousands of visitors of all ages.

The event also includes free ice creams for children, sausage sizzle, cold drinks, sales of Glow Products, Lions Christmas Cakes, Christmas Raffle and balloon shapes.

Free entertainment each night is provided on main stage by local entertainers plus there are roving groups of entertainers wowing the adults and children. Local dance groups also show off their talents for all to enjoy.

 

  

Crows Nest Carols by Candlelight:

Crows Nest, tonight is your night to spread some Christmas cheer!

 

WHEN:  FRIDAY DECEMBER 22ND

WHERE: CROWS NEST CENTENARY PARK, CHARLOTTE STREET, CROWS NEST

TIME: 7:00AM – 9:00PM

 

 

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Toowoomba Christmas Lights Tour:

The Toowoomba Christmas Lights Tour continues tonight!

Australian Anti Ice Campaign would like to invite the community to join them on board a magical Christmas Lights Bus Tour.

 

WHEN: FRIDAY DECEMBER 22ND

WHERE: VARIOUS TOOWOOMBA LOCATIONS

TIME: PICK-UP FROM 6PM – DROP OFF 9PM

 

You’re departure is from the Toowoomba Bus Interchange, Neil Street.

Australian Anti Ice Campaign has partnered up with Stonestreet Coaches to offer this Christmas Lights Bus Tour a magical journey around the streets of Toowoomba in a luxury coach.

On this tour you will be visiting prize winning homes and enjoying the festive Christmas displays that Toowoomba region has to offer. As well as a stop at the Toowoomba Christmas Wonderland.

This fundraising event will help 'Put The Freeze On Ice' and raise much needed funds for the Darling Downs Region.

 

DETAILS:

Duration: 3 hours 

Pick up/Drop off: Neil Street Bus Interchange. Departing time is 6pm Arriving back at Interchange 9pm. Arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.

The stop at the Toowoomba Christmas Wonderland in Queens Park will be a gold coin donation

Tickets $25.00 + online booking fee per person - proceeds going to the Australian Anti Ice Campaign 

Tickets available online at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/toowoomba-christmas-lights-tour-tickets-39076458740

For more information please call Australian Anti Ice Campaign, Darling Downs Office on (07) 4646 2571

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