Judy Ferguson from New Zealand and Angela Brown from Brisbane at last year’s Goomeri Pumpkin Festival.
Judy Ferguson from New Zealand and Angela Brown from Brisbane at last year’s Goomeri Pumpkin Festival. Contributed

Five things to do in the Gympie region this weekend



Kids can celebrate Library and Information Week 2016 and join award winning Queensland author, Peter Carnavas, at a fun workshop, perfect for primary school aged children.

The Story Telling and Writing workshop will take place at the Gympie Library from 9.30am-10.30am. Spaces are limited and bookings are essential.

For more information or to book call - 5481 0859.



Gympie's first registered charity pub crawl is on with all donations raised from the $10 fee going to Michelle Connell who is suffering from a rare cancer that requires $2500 a week for treatment. Come dressed as a happy hippy and visit the Victory, Royal, Charlie's, Empire, Queens, Railway, Mt Pleasant, Jockey Club, Phoenix, The Aussie and Billy's hotels. Hotel courtesy buses are available but organising your own transport is recommended.

Registrations open at The Victory Hotel, 54 Bath Terrace, Gympie, from 10am to 11.30am. For more information call 5482 1503.



Head along and support the Gympie rugby teams playing at home this weekend.

For union fans, the Gympie Hammers will take on Sunshine Coast University at Albert Park, River Road at 1.45pm.

If league is more your code, the Gympie Devils will go head to head with the Nambour Crushers at Jack Stokes Oval, Smith Road, Monkland at 6.30pm.



Mary Valley Country Harvest Co-operative presents: Polyfaces the film.

'A World of Many Choices' is the story of one Australian family spending their life savings to travel to the USA and spend four years documenting a style of farming that will help save the world.

Enjoy a delicious seasonal dinner at Kandanga Hall, Main St Kandanga before the movie.

The movie costs $10 per person, children under 12 free and the meal is $20 per person including dessert.

The dinner will be served from 5pm, 'Market gardening doco's' from 6pm with the movie screening at 6:30pm

Bookings are essential and can be made at maryvalleycountryharvest@gmail.com or for more information find them on Facebook at www.maryvalleycountryharvest.com.



Goomeri will come to life at its 20th annual Pumpkin Festival. There will be loads on from live entertainment, market stalls and pumpkin themed activities and competitions from 6am until 4.30pm. For more information visit www.goomeri pumpkinfestival.com.au