27 May 2012

Sunshine Coast World Environment Day Festival

The core of the festival, held on 3rd June, is made up by ‘Gateway to the Green Economy’ which is organised around 7 main areas:

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Fashion & Lifestyle
  • Home & Garden
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Water
Each area will house business exhibitors along with research and innovation displays and a series of stations providing information on easy to implement sustainable living practices for the home.

  • Green Feats - To engage audience each area will also feature one of ‘Green Feats’ challenges and activities designed to educate, engage and entertain the audience around core sustainability messages
  • Speaker Program- Local people at the forefront of specialised sustainability fields (from private enterprise, community and academia) will be speaking on their experiences and expertise on what it will be like to live in a world powered by a Green Economy
  • Children’s area – The Children’s area will provide a wide range of hands on educational activities for all those that are young at heart.
  • Community Forecourt – The community forecourt will provide an area for community environmental groups (such as Landcare and Waterwatch groups) to engage with the community and put on show their activities and achievements.
  • Festival trail – All visitors will be invited to follow trail which will take them on a journey that will engage, inspire and educate leading them through all areas of the festival. Along the trail visitors will be asked to participate in activities and find information that will lead them to a better understanding of environmental impacts and empower them to live more sustainably.
Of course there will also be an ample supply of food and entertainment to provide a genuine festival atmosphere.

20 May 2012

It's My Wedding Expo

Planning a wedding is a full time job. Visit the it's my wedding Expo - Sunshine Coast at the Maroochy RSL and speak one-on-one with celebrants, hair and makeup stylists, photographers, caterers, venue operators, entertainers and florists. 

Everything for the bride - all under one roof.

Fashion Parades: 11.30am & 2.30pm

Free bags for brides bridal magazines and discount vouchers
Fantastic prizes: Including two bridal gowns, honeymoon accommodation, photographic shoots and more

12 May 2012

Opera in the Castle

Elouera Tower is proud sponsor of the Opera in the Castle, held 18, 19 and 20th May at the Bli Bli Castle. Resonating through the magnificent Great Hall, some of Australia’s finest voices will perform a selection of pieces from popular operas and musical theatre showstoppers! 

Featuring nationally and internationally acclaimed artists Glenn Lorimer, Darian Johns, Kathryn Bradbury, Dominique Fegan, pianist Mr Brendan Murtagh and your host Bruce Edwards.

This production makes for a wonderful experience and is recommended to anyone who loves music. With complimentary canap├ęs served during interval in the Castle Courtyard and an audience limited to one hundred “Opera in the Castle” has set the standard for an intimate evening of beautiful music and extraordinary voices in a wonderful setting.

06 May 2012

Lifeline Annual Fashion Show

Annual fashion show highlighting the great range of pre-loved and new clothes/accessories for men/women/children that are stocked at the Lifeline shop. A fantastic team of volunteers will model up to 100 outfits between them, including casual, smart, formal, retro and eveningwear.

All proceeds go towards assisting with the invaluable and varied counselling services that Lifeline provides to the community. Entry is free, there will be discounts on purchases on the day and door prizes.

The Lifeline shop, 88 aerodrome road, Maroochydore
When: 12th of May 2012, 2-4pm
Price: Free entry