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Events this Easter

Baby turtles burst out of their nest at Mon Repos Conservation Park.
Baby turtles burst out of their nest at Mon Repos Conservation Park.

1

Turtle tours

Thursday - Monday: Last days - Mon Repos turtle tours. Booking still available for each night over the Easter weekend (but booking office is closed Good Friday). For bookings, call 4153 8888.

2

Motorcycle Easter rally

Friday: Burnett Historic Motorcycle Club Easter Rally - poker run at 2pm, followed by a trivia night at the Alloway Country Club at 7pm. For more information, phone Ross on 0459 579 689.

3

Gems and minerals

Friday - Sunday: Gemboree 2012, Australia's 48th national gem and mineral show. Runs from noon-5pm April 6, 8am-5pm April 7-8, and 8am-noon April 9, at Bundaberg Showground. Daily cost adults $6, children (under 16) $2; four-day pass adults $18, children $5. Camping available. Phone Ms Flynn on 4153 5631 or 0414 599 646 for information, or email .

4

Fishing comp

Friday - Sunday: Burrum Heads Easter Fishing Classic will be held at Lions Park, Burrum St, Burrum Heads. Join 21st birthday celebrations this year. Phone: 4129 5470. Email

secretary@ burrumafc.com.au.

5

Talent quest

Friday - Sunday: Bundy Easter Round-up Talent Quest, at the AgroTrend Grounds. For more information, phone Rod Bryant on 4152 4349.

6

Conference

Friday - Monday: Wantok 2012 - Australian South Sea Islanders National Conference, Bundaberg Civic Centre. Includes workshops, conferences, community and cultural events. For more information, phone 0416 300 946.

7

Easter fun

Friday - Monday: Easter at Woodgate. Corner Espl and Seventh Ave. Features family movie under the stars Friday, and the drawcard fair on Easter Monday, incorporating more than 170 market stalls selling fruit and vegetable, food, clothes and plants. Percussionist Steve Langton will run workshops and there will be children's amusements. For more details, go to phone 4126 8081 or email hbrett5@bigpond.com.

8

Motorcycle Club display

Saturday: Burnett Historic Motorcycle Club Easter Rally - static display, from 9.30am-2.30pm at Barber Park (next to the PCYC), Maryborough St. For more information, phone Ross on 0459 579 689.

9

Beach markets

Saturday - Sunday: Bargara Beach Windmill Markets. From 9am-2pm, See St, Bargara. Stalls feature local art, handmade jewellery, food and massage. For more information, call 0410 337 916.

10

Motorcycle rally

Sunday: Burnett Historic Motorcycle Club Easter Rally - rally day, leaving from Alloway country club at 9am. Participants need to register before 9am, providing motorcycles are pre-1981. For more information, phone Ross on 0459 579 689.

11

Craft market

Sunday: PCYC Craft Market, 8am-midday April 8, at the PCYC Maryborough St. Phone 4154 2813.

12

Motorcycle rally, crossword run

Monday: Burnett Historic Motorcycle Club Easter Rally - Crossword run, leaving from Alloway Country Club at 9.30am. Participants need to register before 9.30am, providing motorcycles are pre-1981. For more information, phone Ross on 0459 579 689.

13

Photography

Monday: The Bundaberg Photographic Group will meet at the West Bundaberg Baptist Church, 36 Avoca St, at 7.15pm. It will be a competition night, with the set subject, "available light". Anyone interested in photography at any level is welcome to attend and stay for a cuppa and chat. For more information, email or phone John on 4151 6322 or Rob on 4159 2426.

14

AgroTrend field day

April 12-14: NewsMail AgroTrend agricultural field days and showcase for innovation, at the AgroTrend grounds. Runs each day from 8.30am-4pm. Gold coin donation Thursday; Friday-Saturday: $10 adults, $5 child/concession; $25 family pass. Children under 5 free. For more information, head to

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