RACE DAY: Caprice Althaus, Gemma Kerwick, Liz Chambers and Emily Beutel at the 2018 Miles Races.
RACE DAY: Caprice Althaus, Gemma Kerwick, Liz Chambers and Emily Beutel at the 2018 Miles Races. Brooke Duncan

6 things to do around the region

Miles Races

HEAD down to the 2019 Miles Races this Saturday with a five race program, fashions on the field, free children's entertainment and DJ entertainment to party into the night.

When: Saturday, February 9, from noon

Where: Miles Racecourse

Rural Minds Tara

COME and learn about mental health and well-being in regional communities such as ours at the Rural Minds event in Tara.

When: Friday, February 8, 10am-1.30pm

Where: Tara Hospital

Cost: Free

Tara Futures Group Community Expo and 'Year Ahead' Gathering

WOULD you like to know more about community groups and businesses in town? Come and have a chat to the locals. Then, stick around to hear what's planned for the Tara District in 2019.

When: Saturday, February 9, Expo from 2pm, Year Ahead from 5-7pm

Where: Tara Memorial Hall

Cameby Melontine Dance

HEAD out to Cameby Hall for their combined watermelon and Valentine's Day dance!

When: Saturday, February 9, from 8pm

Where: Cameby Hall

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for high school, $25 for family

Melon Fest Trivia Night

PUT your trivia skills to the test at the the Chinchilla State High School P & C trivia night.

When: Saturday, February 9, from, 6pm

Where: Chinchilla Cultural Centre

Cost: $20 per person

Melon Fest Art Show Preview

COME view the entries of the 2019 Chinchilla Melon Festival Art Competition with some wine and cheese.

When: Monday, February 11, 6pm

Where: Lapunyah Art Gallery

Cost: Free


6 things to do around the region

6 things to do around the region

Looking for something to do this week? Look no further!

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