What's on around the Gladstone region this weekend

LOOKING for something to do in the Gladstone region this weekend? Here's a rundown of some of the events and activities available.

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FRIDAY:

Winter Magic ice skating and tobogganing

THE Gladstone Entertainment Centre Marquee will transform into a winter wonderland until January 26.

Daily sessions of ice skating and toboganning will be held at 10am, noon, 2pm, 4pm and 7.30pm, with evening sessions on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Tickets cost $18 for teens over 14, $16 for children 6-14, $10 for children 3-5, $60 family and $15 concession. A parent and child aged from 3-5 years can get a ticket for $22.

More details here.

SATURDAY:

Get fit with Parkrun

STOCKLAND Gladstone and Parkrun Australia have launched a unique, community run program that provides free weekly timed 5km running events for people of all ages and abilities every Saturday morning from 7am-8am at Lions Park.

You can register online before your first run here.

SUNDAY:

Cedar Galleries farmers markets

FARMERS Markets are held every Sunday at Cedar Galleries. The markets provide locally grown fresh produce, various market stalls, rides and jumping castles for the kids.

Come along for breakfast or coffee and cake at the cafe, and don't forget to say hi to the popular alpacas.

The markets run from 8am to noon at 49544 Bruce Hwy, Benaraby.

Discovery Coast Markets 

THE Discovery Coast Markets are held on the second and fourth Sunday of each month at the SES Grounds on Captain Cook Dr between Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy, from 8am to noon.

Browse the arts and crafts, bric-a-brac and fresh produce available to purchase.

During the school holidays the markets are held every Sunday. 

MOVIES

FRIDAY:

  • American Hustle: 9.30am, 4.05pm, 8.45pm
  • Delivery Man: 9.30am, 4.55pm
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2: 9.30am, 11.35am, 1.30pm
  • The Hobbit: Desolation of the Smaug: 9.30am, 10.15am (3D), 12.45pm, 3.25pm (3D),, 6.15pm, 8.15pm (3D), 9pm
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: 2.15pm, 9.10pm
  • Anchorman: The Legend Continues: 11.25am, 3.40pm (GR), 4pm, 6.30pm, 8.50pm
  • Frozen: 9.30am, 11.40am, 1.20pm, 3.30pm (3D), 5.45pm, 7pm
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: 10.15am (GR), 1.50pm, 4pm, 6.40pm, 9.20pm
  • The Railway Man: 11.55am, 1.45pm, 6.30pm

SATURDAY:

  • American Hustle: 9.30am, 4.05pm, 8.45pm
  • Delivery Man: 9.30am, 4.55pm
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2: 9.30am, 11.35am, 1.30pm
  • The Hobbit: Desolation of the Smaug: 9.30am, 10.15am (3D), 12.30pm (GR), 12.45pm, 3.25pm (3D), 6pm (GR), 6.15pm, 8.15pm (3D), 9pm, 9.05pm
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: 2.15pm, 9.10pm
  • Anchorman: The Legend Continues: 11.25am, 3.40pm (GR), 4pm, 6.30pm, 8.50pm
  • Frozen: 9.30am, 11.40am, 1.20pm, 3.30pm (3D), 5.45pm, 7pm
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: 10.15am (GR), 1.50pm, 4pm, 6.40pm, 9.20pm
  • Railway Man: 11.55am, 1.45pm  6.30pm