What’s on in the Scenic Rim in June 2012
Morning Melodies – Joey Fimmano European Classics
The Boonah Cultural Centre- June 1, 2012
Joey Fimmano is an award-winning singer and multi-instrumentalist. He will present a celebration of the great classics, as well as some of the most favourite contemporary standards. Complimentary morning tea from 10am, show starts at 11am. Bus service from Beaudesert is available. Book online at www.liveatthecentre.com.au or buy tickets at the Box Office.
World Environment Day Festival
The Outlook Boonah- June 2, 2012, 9am to 4pm
Celebrate World Environment Day at the WED Festival in Boonah.This year’s festival will feature innovative market stalls, displays, demonstrations, free creative workshops, live entertainment, sustainability talks, quality organic food and local produce, recycling bays, the junk orchestra, native wildlife and much more. The Festival is organised by BOSS, the Boonah Organisation for a Sustainable Shire. Find out more at http://boonahboss.blogspot.com.au/
From Boonah High School Oval, Dover Rd Boonah – June 11, 2012
Run, walk or cycle for a great cause.
The Chappy Challenge, raises much-needed funds for the Boonah schools Chaplaincy program. Contest a 35km or 65km road ride or the 5 or 10km road run/walk. This year there’s a ballgame competition for the kids, as well as a children’s cycle race and a pram/tricycle tour.
All funds raised support the region’s five local Chaplains who work in various schools, offering support and friendship to students.
Entry is $20 for adults, $10 for children and $60 for a family.Find out more at www.chappychallenge.com.au
The Major and the Minor
The Centre Beaudesert- June 14, 2012
A 1942 American comedy film starring Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland. New York working girl Susan Applegate is desperate to go home to Iowa but does not have the railway fare so she disguises herself as a child to ride half fare. Enroute she meets Philip Kirby, an Army major teaching at a military school. Film starts at 10am, tickets are $5 and include morning tea at 9.30am.
The Great Mystery Dinner
Boonah Cultural Centre- June 16, 2012
The Boonah Cultural Foundation’s Gala Dinner has taken on a new look.The Foundation will host a murder mystery over dinner and the room will be full of potential jewellery thieves. The $50 ticket price includes a right royal three-course dinner and silent auctions. Funds raised go towards Cultural Achievement Awards and the Peter White Youth Awards bursaries. Bookings close June 2. Buy them at the Box Office or online. www.liveatthecentre.com.au
The Old Fella
The Boonah Cultural Centre- June 20, 2012
Rod Gregory Australia’s funniest retired farmer working as a stand-up comedian. He hails from Maitland in South Australia and you may remember him from his performances on Australia’s Got Talent. He’s just returned from a run of breakout gigs in Sydney and he’s ready to give you a laugh. Show is suited to adults only. Tickets are $32.50. Buy tickets online www.liveatthecentre.com.au or from the Box Office.
Boonah Cultural Centre- June 22, 2012
Australia’s newest concert opera company, La Prima Opera, is coming to Boonah Cultural Centre to put the fun back into this 400 year-plus tradition. Ovation showcases some of the most beautiful music ever written. Narrated by Christopher McKenna, written by Philip Wheeldon and led by Australian born international soprano Alison Rae Jones, ‘Ovation’ features beautiful solos, duets, and trios from your best loved operas – including Carmen, La Boheme, Cosi Fan Tutte, The Marriage of Figaro, Porgy and Bess, Die Fledermaus and many more. Also starring Opera Australia mezzo soprano, Caroline Vercoe and bass baritone, Paul Hughes with South African born Len Vorster on piano. Whether you are an aficionado or a first time opera goer, this production guarantees to inspire, move, excite and entertain. Get a group of friends together and join us for this intimate experience with some our Country’s best opera singers. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $48, buy them online or at the Box Office.
Graceleigh Park Beechmont- Sunday June 24, 2012
Celebrate all things creative, delicious and delightful at Beechmont’s home-grown festival. Zest Fest kicks off Eat Local Week – the Scenic Rim’s week-long showcase of regional, sustainable food. Entry to Zest Fest is $5 for adults and free for children and the day features live music, a children’s program, artisans, foodies, crafters, health and wellbeing and sustainability practitioners. Find out more at www.beechmont.org.au/zest-fest
Eat Local Week
Various locations – June 24 to July 1, 2012
Celebrate the Scenic Rim’s food producers, farmers, chefs and anyone else associated with the local food industry. This week-long event will focus on local farms, food producers, restaurants and the organisations and people who play a part in making locally-grown food more accessible in the region. Sign up for edible garden tours, children’s cooking classes, permaculture tours and many more interesting events.
Find out more at www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au
The Centre Beaudesert- June 26, 2012
Creative industry Swap Meet, building audiences and RADF Expo www.liveatthecentre.com.au
Boy Girl Wall
Boonah Cultural Centre- June 28, 2012
Lucan Stibberd is a helpless IT-professional-wannabe-astronomer utterly fails to pursue the (unnaturally beautiful) children’s book author with writer’s block who lives next door. Mainly because neither knows the other exists. That’s where the wall comes in. It’s alive and wants so desperately for romance to happen that it will destroy itself to bring this boy and girl together. Tickets are $36. Buy them online at www.liveatthecentre.com.au or at the Box Office.
Scenic Rim Events throughout the year
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