The Christmas beetles are here and there’s, lights, concerts, carolling, hampers, raffles and more planned across the coast.
If you are keen to show off your reindeers, stars and nativity sets this festive season, post a photo and your address to our facebook page (or send me an email with your contact details and we’ll do it for you), so others can see it too.
If we receive enough interest – we’d love to bring back the competition for 2015! Businesses too – let’s spread the Christmas sparkle all over the coast.
Community Christmas Lunch
The annual Community Christmas Lunch is on again this year for residents of Tin Can Bay and Cooloola Cove who will be on their own on Christmas Day.
The festive lunch and entertainment will be held at the Tin Can Bay Community Centre, commencing at 11.30am. The lunch is supported by the Tin Can Bay Bakery, Tin Can Bay Community Church and locals who give up their time to cook, set up and serve the meal.
For further information or to book a seat, please contact Pastor John van der Heijde on 0477 166 906.
Letters to Santa
Would you like to send a letter to Father Christmas and then receive a letter back?
The Lioness Club of Tin Can Bay are once again assisting a very busy Father Christmas with his mail so he has more time to make his deliveries this Christmas.
Please send your letters to – Father Christmas C/- PO Box 127, Tin Can Bay 4580 together with a $2 donation and your name, age and address for a return letter.
Rainbow Beach State School 2014 Christmas Concert
As that special time of year comes around again the students of Rainbow Beach State School have been working very hard on a Christmas Concert and would like to invite the community of Rainbow Beach and surrounds to come and enjoy the performance and the family fun festivities.
The P&C Association will be raffling Christmas Hampers and request donations of goods from the valued business community. We ask school families to please donate suitable items – check through your cupboards or add a few items to your next grocery shop.
Christmas Concert Spectacular with drinks, nibbles and Christmas cheer – the sausage sizzle begins at 5pm and concert follows at 6pm.
We sincerely thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you there!
Upcoming dates for local concerts:
Sunday, December 7 Tin Can Bay Community Christmas Carols Concert start with a sausage sizzle at 5pm and the carols at 6pm in the park behind the RSL Hall.
Wednesday, December 10 RB School Concert, RB Community Centre
Thursday, December 11 TCB school Christmas Concert 8.30am, commencing with a community breakfast at 7.30am
Sunday, December 14 Rainbow Beach Christmas Carols, RB Community Centre
Cooloola Cove Residents and Friends Inc Christmas Raffle
First prize donated by John Deere of Gympie-is a ‘youbeaut’ 2 metre long child’s tractor trailer (pictured). Second prize is a ham and hamper. Third prize is a steam mop.
On sale at Tin Can Bay Markets and Cooloola Cove Woolworths selected days. Drawn Saturday 20 December at CC Woolworths. Tickets are also available from CCRFI Secretary David Midolo 5488 0644, Treasurer Joan Creswell 5488 0436.