1 World Day of Prayer
This year The World Day of Prayer is at the Veterans and Community Hall at Cooloola Cove at 10am. Run by the Tin Can Bay Community Church, there will be a focus on country of Slovenia and morning tea afterwards. All welcome.
6 International Women’s Day
Tin Can Bay QCWA Branch will be celebrating the world wide event at their Coffee, Chat and Craft morning tea from 10am. The ladies are inviting all women to bring a plate and share in the love and laughs. Diana will be continuing her Chicken Scratch, so for just $2 you get equipment supplied on the day and a sample to take home. All are welcome to have a go at the craft or just enjoy companionship with a cuppa and chat.
9 Barefoot Bowls at the Country Club
The perfect way to wind-up the weekend, bring your crew and have fun in the sun. From 4.30pm – just $10 per person includes snack and live entertainment.
‘Reverend Billy’ plays swamp, jazz and gospel blues from 6pm. Reverend Billy fingerpicks and stomps his way through the original early delta, ragtime, bluegrass, swamp, jazz and gospel blues.
A musical journey back to where all the best music came from, the authentic era of the early negro blues. Music from Blind Blake, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Lightning Hopkins, Scrapper Blackwell, Floyd Council, Pink Anderson, Mississipi John Hurt, Doc Watson, Led Zeppelin and more. Call Hilly on 0412 134 752 for more information.
15 Harmony Day
Participate in the celebration of Australian multiculturalism at the Gympie Civic Centre. This celebration promises to be a day of fun and entertainment, featuring traditions from all over the world. There will be a variety of cultural food, dance, music and games. This is also a great opportunity for networking. Entry is FREE. Harmony Day Gympie is brought to you by Community Action Inc. and the Gympie Regional Council.
16 QCWA Crisis Relief Garage Sale
On Saturday March 16 the branch is raising funds to assist with crisis relief and other branch projects by holding a garage sale. If you would like to snag a bargain and support a worthy cause then come on down to the QCWA meeting room at 18 Whiting St in Tin Can Bay, anytime from 7am – 11am. If you have any quality unwanted items you would like to donate then please contact Dawn on 0434 518 836.
16 Chisel Revived
Get your tickets for a Tribute to Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel – Australia’s number one tribute. They perform all of the much-loved iconic classics from Cold Chisel like Keh Shan, Choirgirl, and Cheap Wine, then the band pulls out all of Jimmy Barnes’ solo hits from the driving power of Working Class Man and more.
Tickets are available from the front desk, only $35 per person. So rock the night away at the Tin Can Bay Country Club!
17 St Patrick’s Day
Come to an Irish Trivia Night for St Patrick’s Day at the Tin Can Bay RSL. Bound to fun and green! It will be $5 a head. Trivia to start at 7pm but doors will be open early so that anyone can buy a meal as Joan will be cooking. Prize for the best dressed, raffles and lucky door. All trivia questions will be related to the Irish.
22 National Ride to School Day
This is the perfect opportunity for Australian students and school communities to embrace a healthier start and to try walking and riding to school.
The purpose of National Ride2School Day is to show school communities riding to school is an easy and fun activity. It is a chance to celebrate and prove it can be done.
And White for a Night
We’re sad to say there will be no White for a Night Dinner in 2019. The organiser is becoming a grandma and is on call on the full moon dates. Check out the What’s On page at the end of the newspaper for more of March fun.