TRAIN RIDES: The Australian Sugarcane Railway in the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens.
TRAIN RIDES: The Australian Sugarcane Railway in the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens. Mike Knott

Five things you need to know today

Get out of the house and see what the region has to offer.

Here are five things happening today.

1.  Bird visit
It will be a wild time at the Moncrieff Theatre today when Rocky the Major Mitchell cockatoo visits from Alexandra Park Zoo. Children can flock to meet the popular cocky from 11.30am.



2. Speech workshop
There will be a Children's Stories Workshop held by speech pathologist Casey-Lee Blake  today at Take the Plunge Cafe, Electra St. Head along from 9.30-10.30am.
Cost is $22.


3. Monto sale
If you're in the market for beef, there is a fat and store cattle sale at Monto today, 9am, 31 Newton St.
450 head were booked yesterday. For details, phone Monto Cattle and Country on 4166 1662.

Head along to the sale in Monto.
Head along to the sale in Monto. Jodie DixonBIT250716BEEF03




4. Train rides
The Australian Sugar Cane Railway hopes you'll choo-choo-choose to hop on the Bundaberg Fowler steam locomotive at the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens today from 10am. -3.30pm.
Train rides cost $4 for adults and $1 for school children.


5. Art exhibition
Take a drive to Gin Gin to check out an exhibition by 10 master pastellists from the Pastel Society of Australia called Contemporary Master Artists of Australia.
The exhibition is being held at the Gin Gin Regional Courthouse Gallery, which is located at 80A Mulgrave St , until February 2.

GIN GIN GALLERY: Photo: Jodie Dixon / Isis Town & Country
GIN GIN GALLERY: Photo: Jodie Dixon / Isis Town & Country Jodie Dixon


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