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Events in and around Bundaberg

James, Riley and Nate Harney of Childers try out a Grudge Quad Bike at Agro Trend.
James, Riley and Nate Harney of Childers try out a Grudge Quad Bike at Agro Trend.

1. NewsMail AgroTrend

Today - Tomorrow: AgroTrend 2012 is on again today and tomorrow at the Bundaberg AgroTrend Grounds. Its the agricultural, lifestyle and leisure annual community event of the year. Shuttle bus available.

2. Charity ball

Tomorrow: Bundaberg April Showers Charity Ball at the Civic Centre tonight at 6.30pm. Dance music by Moorehead Dance Band; admission $15; phone 4151 4753 for bookings.

3. Photographic exhibition

Now until May 6: Mental As Anything by Kasmine Pearce is a collection of 22 black and white photographs designed to provoke viewers' thoughts about mental illness and how it is perceived. Pearce will donate 25% from the sale of artworks to community organisations. At the Childers Arts Space until May 6.

4. Activities for kids with disabilities

Tomorrow: Free Activities for Children with Disabilities at Bundaberg YMCA. Art and craft 9-11am; fitness noon-2pm. Morning and afternoon tea provided. phone 4132 8248 or come to 7 Quinn St, Bundaberg. 

5. Poetry get-together

Tomorrow: Bundaberg Poets' Society meets in Rum City Silver Band Hall, Targo St, 1.30pm. Open to anyone interested in reading poetry, writing and reciting their own or other's poetry, or just listening. Phone Edna on 4159 7198, Jayson on 4155 0778 or Sandy on 4151 4631.

6 . Yesteryear rally

Tomorrow - Sunday: Bundaberg Yesteryear Rally, today 9am-4pm, and tomorrow 9am-3pm, Tegege Hall, off Rosedale Rd. Vintage and veteran cars, kids' entertainment, craft stalls, swap meet and market, dancing displays, food and drinks, licensed bar, memorabilia displays, raffles, billy tea and damper, swap meet, craft stalls, licensed bar, food and ice-cream stalls. Country-style dinner Saturday night (bookings essential). Phone Ms Heale 4157 7174

7. Bargara markets

Tomorrow - Sunday: The Bargara Windmill Markets are on from 9am-2pm tomorrow and Sunday at The Windmill, 12 See St, Bargara. Come along to Bargara and enjoy the beautiful coastal setting at the Bargara Beach Windmill Markets which are open every weekend. Phone Shelley Lawler on 0410 337 916.

8. Water colours on show

April 16 - April 21: Baldwin Swamp Artists Exhibition at the School of Arts Building, Bourbong St, Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm and Saturday, 9am-noon. Spectacular watercolour artwork from Phyllis Attenborough and several other artists. Free entry. Phone 4154 3453. 

9. Great Moscow Circus

April 18 - April 22: The Great Moscow Circus Start at Kendalls Flat, Bourbong St. Michael Edgley's Great Moscow Circus is brighter, bigger and better than ever with a program that will thrill and amuse the audience. To book, phone 0429 667 269.

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