ACTIVE: Enjoy some early morning exercise at the Miles parkrun.
ACTIVE: Enjoy some early morning exercise at the Miles parkrun. Jessica Schremmer

4 things to do around the region

Dogwood Crossing Homecoming Exhibition

DON'T miss your chance to see the beautiful Homecoming exhibition at Dogwood Crossing for its final week. Homecoming is a special exhibition and collection of works and stories from returned service personnel, their families and communities of the Western Downs.

Where: Dogwood Crossing, Miles

When: Exhibition closes January 15

Cost: Free

Australia Day Flavour It Your Way Competition

THE popular 'snag' flavour competition is back! As part of Australia Day celebrations in Chinchilla, Dalby, Miles and Tara this year our community is invited to submit their sausage flavour ideas to their local butcher for potential taste testing at the Australia Day barbecues so be sure to visit your local butcher to submit your ideas this weekend.

Where: Submissions can be made at the following butchers: Gleeson's Quality Meats (Chinchilla), Miles Wholesale Meats & Smallgoods, Foodworks Tara

When: Submissions close Friday, January 18

Cost: Free

Miles parkrun

KEEP stepping towards your 2019 goals with the Miles parkrun.

Whether you're a running, walker, skipper, jogger, or anything in between head up for a bright morning of fun exercise.

When: Saturday, January 12 from 7am

Where: Moraby Park, Miles

Catch a movie

BEFORE the school year launches why not head over to the cinema for a fun summer flick?

A great way to beat the heat and soak in a story, there are three movies on offer this week all aimed at a family audience: Mary Poppins Returns, Bumblebee and Ralph Breaks the Internet.

When: Check the cinema's website for screening times and tickets

Where: Chinchilla Cinema


A world just waiting to be discovered

A world just waiting to be discovered

There's loads of cool things happening at your library in 2019.

Miles Artillery Gun could be one of three worldwide

Miles Artillery Gun could be one of three worldwide

Miles' field gun discovered to be extremely rare during restoration.

The year of Western Downs festivals

The year of Western Downs festivals

Five of region's seven major events to be held in 2019.