What’s on the Easter weekend?

Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce members Bianca Hayward and Bec Reibel invite you to this year's Easter fireworks and carnival

Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce members Bianca Hayward and Bec Reibel invite you to this year’s Easter fireworks and carnival

Tin Can Bay Easter fireworks and carnival    

Due to the New Year’s Eve storm, the Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce is rerunning their NYE Foreshore Carnival on Easter Saturday, March 31.

The fun will start at midday with music, food, carnival rides, face painting and because it’s Easter, there will also be Easter egg hunts for the kids. It costs just $2 per turn and will be held at 3pm, 5pm and 7pm for all the little chocolate hunters out there.

The C&K colouring-in competition for budding artists is free to enter. Kids must be there on the day to claim their prize

Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce are calling all kids to bling your two-wheeler and enter the push bike parade. Entries cost only $2 and must be in by 3.30pm with judging at 4pm. Do you have nothing to adorn you peddley with? Don’t despair, YAP will have crepe paper available for free, so you can get creative on the day.

New Chamber President, Bianca Hayward from Books By Bea, said remember the FIREWORKS starts at 9pm, “With a fresh new committee bringing new ideas, the Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce is rallying to bring the Cooloola community closer with old-fashioned fun. Blending modern amusements with timeless favourites, the afternoon will be a blast for young and old.”

Member Bec Reibel said, “I am excited to bring back the community-based family fun that I remember growing up.”

As always, entry is free.


Cooloola Cove Easter Fair

The Cooloola Cove Residents and Friends Easter Fair is on Saturday March 31 at the Cooloola Community Complex. The Easter Fair will be bigger and better this year, as we have outdoor displays, egg-and-spoon races, Easter crazy hat/bonnet parade, and a local live band will perform during the day.

The fair will also run a 10-cent auction where you can purchase books of 25 tickets at $2.50 each and place any number of individual tickets (10 cent bids) into the box associated with each prize.

Each prize will have the lucky winner drawn out of the prize box. Last year we had many great prizes, so the auction was completed in two sessions with a break in-between, this will be the same for 2018.

Our mystery prize is awesome and you receive a free entry with each ticket book sold. Your book tag will be placed into a box to be drawn at the end of the auction.

For both the auction and the mystery prize, each winner will need to be present to collect their prize.

Find out more, please contact Graham on 0433 062 906.


Easter sunrise service

The Rainbow Beach Christian Community invites you to celebrate the Resurrection at the propeller on Sunday April 1, commencing at 5.30am.

The service is followed by free refreshments at Arcobaleno on the Beach, near the Post Office. BYO blanket and torch.

For more information contact Chappy Ronnie on 0413 135 867.


Coastcare Easter collection

It’s on again! Coastcare’s annual major fundraising activity, the 2018 Easter Roadside Collection.

Our bucket rattlers and shakers will be out in force along the roadside on Tin Can Bay Road and at the Rainbow Beach turnoff from Wednesday 28 to Saturday 31 March.

If you see our collectors, please stop (if safe to do so) and make a donation. Large or small, all donations are gratefully received and help keep our rescue boats on the water, providing our service to the boating public.

We need your assistance today … you may need ours tomorrow.

Thank you for your support – Safety by All Means.