Let’s take a look at what’s on in and around Charter’s Towers this weekend.
On Sunday morning Blackheath and Thornburgh have their P&F Triathlon at the school.
For all those competing registration open at 7am, and those just coming along to watch the racing starts at 7:30.
The cost is $5 for a child and $10 for a family with a free barbeque and ice blocks available afterwards.
Come down and support the athletes and they swim, bike and run their hearts out.
It’s been a mighty long off-season but footy is finally back!
The miners will have their first run-out of the year on Saturday as they face the Western Lions at home.
All teams from under 18’s to A-grade will have get a run with the first game kicking off at 3:30pm.
It will be a good chance to blow out the Christmas cobwebs and for the new boys in the team to start to connect with the old boys.
It’s all in preparation for the round 1 blockbuster at Norths on April 3.
The A-graders are at 6:30pm and of course all the action will be at Bill Lewis oval.
If you’re up in Greenvale this Sunday there is a unique opportunity to put a face to the names you’ll be seeing on your local election ballot paper come March 19.
A number of potential candidates will be at the Three Rivers Hotel from 2:30pm to meet with locals and discuss issues with them.
If you’re in town next Wednesday morning councillor nominee Cheryl Dempster is hosting ‘Coffee with a Candidate’ at Peppers Café from 9am.
Ladies if you’re looking for an activity with great social and practical benefits then head over to Today’s Image on Gill St tomorrow morning for an Intimo Lingerie pop-up shop.
A professional bra fitter and independent stylist will be at the shop between 9am and noon with options in all styles and sizes to choose from.
You can make a single or group booking by contacting Loretta Mitchell on 0417 603 787 or just pop in on the day.
The ‘Into the light’ art exhibition is still running at the World Theatre for another two weeks.
Drop in and take a look at some amazing aboriginal art by local artist Tania Ault.
It’s free entry and there’s plenty of paintings to look at.
The charity markets are also on this Sunday at Centenary Park.
At the movies Deadpool, Dirty Grandpa and Zoolander 2 are all still screening with The Choice, a new love story movie also showing.
At the Drive-in it’s comedy mayhem with Will Ferrel and Mark Wahlberg’s Daddy’s Home and Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling’s Oscar nominated Wall Street comedy-drama The Big Short both showing on field 1.