IN THE SADDLE: Amanda Hair leads the barrel racing with a time of 18.54s.
IN THE SADDLE: Amanda Hair leads the barrel racing with a time of 18.54s. Alasdair Young

5 THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND THE REGION

Barrel racing

SADDLE up for the Western Buckle Series barrel racing event this Saturday at the Chinchilla Showgrounds.

Watch horsemen and women and junior riders kick up the dust as they compete for the title and a wad of cash.

Competition kicks off at 10am and promises to be a heart-stopping display of talented horsemanship.

Morning Melodies

DON'T miss Sharon Rowntree when she takes to the stage for Morning Melodies at the Chinchilla RSL Memorial Club from 10am on Tuesday, May 16.

The songstress is an actor, singer and dancer and will perform a set of classic jazz and country inspired tunes.

There will be morning tea to enjoy, lucky door prizes up for grabs as well as raffles to be won.

Tickets are $10 and pre purchase is essential.

RSL family fun day

HEAD to the Chinchilla RSL Memorial Club for their Family Fun Day.

It's a great day out for the whole family and there will be plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained for hours, including karaoke, a jumping castle, fairy floss and face painting.

Entry is free and the fun will be happening from 11am-2pm.

Bulldogs v St George

TAKE mum to the footy for Mother's Day and Get behind the Doggies this weekend as they go head to head with St George at Bulldog Park.

The Doggies will be out for a win and digging deep after losing to Roma last weekend.

Reserve grade takes to the field at 1.30pm and A-grade at 3pm.

The canteen will be open and the club house bar will be serving up drinks well into the evening.

Snatched premiere

THE CWA is hosting a special night at Chinchilla Cinema with the premiere of Snatched tonight.

Starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, Snatched promises to deliver a night of on-screen action and plenty of laughs.

Snatched tells the story of a young woman who persuades her mother to travel with her to paradise after her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation.

Doors open at 6pm with drinks and nibbles on hand prior to the movie which screens at 7pm.

Money raised will be donated toward diabetes research and other QCWA projects.


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