FESTIVE: Young Tara performers at the 2017 Tara Christmas Carnival.
FESTIVE: Young Tara performers at the 2017 Tara Christmas Carnival. Jessica Schremmer

5 things to do around the region

Free Family Christmas Movie Nights - Condamine, Brigalow, and Meandarra

BRING the family to Western Downs Regional Council's free community screening of the Christmas movie Elf.

When and Where: Thursday, December 6, 6.30pm, Condamine State School. Friday, December 7, 6.30pm, Brigalow State School. Friday, December 7, 6.30pm, Dillon Park, Meandarra.

Cost: Free.

Tara Ambulance Christmas Carnival

JOIN the Christmas fun with the whole family at the Tara Local Ambulance Christmas Carnival.

When: Saturday, December 8, from 4pm.

Where: Tara Football Oval.

Cost: Free entry.

Youth Artists Workshop 'Zines'

IF YOU are in Year 4 to Year 12 and like drawing, cartooning, inventing characters and stories, this fun-filled workshop is for you.

Call or email the gallery on 46689908 or lapunyah@outlook.com for bookings.

When: Monday, December 10, 3.30-5pm.

Where: Lapunyah Art Gallery.

Cost: $15 (all materials supplied).

Miles parkrun

TAKE the chance to get a bright start to your Saturday and enjoy some fresh air and exercise before the Christmas treats at the Miles parkrun.

When: Saturday, December 8, from 7am.

Where: Moraby Park, Miles.

Christmas lights set twinkling

HEAD out for a walk or drive this week as homes and businesses around town set up their Christmas lights.

Monday night is sure to be particularly dazzling as judging for the Chinchilla Christmas Lights Competition takes place.

Take the chance to soak up the festive spirit with the family!


Chinchilla race meet a soggy success

Chinchilla race meet a soggy success

The phantom race meet didn't deter a crowd from a great day out

Emergency services stuck during storm rescue

Emergency services stuck during storm rescue

Heavy rainfall a one in 120 year event.

WARNING: Severe storms heading for parts of Darling Downs

WARNING: Severe storms heading for parts of Darling Downs

Next warning is due to be issued by 5:05 pm

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