TOP THINGS TO DO IN MACKAY THIS NOVEMBER 
PakMag Parents Podcast
When: Friday 2nd November
More info: www.pakmag.com.au
Let PakMag join you on the parenting journey through the brand-new PakMag Parenting Podcast! We’ll ask the questions you have asked yourself and get the answers to make the journey a bit smoother. From parenting tips to comic relief and everything in between, the PakMag Parenting Podcast launches on the 2nd of November.
Listen to it on iTunes, your favourite podcast app or the PakMag website.
The Gruffalo – Live on Stage
When: Sunday, 4th November, 12.00pm and 2.00pm
Where: Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre (MECC)
More info: www.themecc.com.au
Based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, watch a beloved favourite children’s book come to life on stage. Join Mouse on an adventure through the deep, dark wood as he comes across scary woodland creatures. There’s no such thing as a Gruffalo, is there?
When: Saturday 17th November
Where: Your local McDonald’s Restaurant
More info: www.rmhc.org.au/mchappyday
The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) provides homes for families of seriously ill kids to stay in while they receive treatment at a nearby hospital. Throughout the years it has been their goal to keep families together through difficult times. This McHappy Day, head on over to your local McDonald’s to see how you can help families in need.
North Queensland Babies and Kids Market
When: Sunday 25th November, 8.30am – 12.30pm
Where: Mackay Showgrounds Hall
More info: www.nthqldbabiesandkidsmarket.com
Don’t miss out on the last North Queensland Babies and Kids Market for 2018! Browse a huge number of stalls, have a bite to eat and grab one of 500 free bounty bags. Let the kids bounce around on the jumping castles, create to their heart’s content at the craft area or have their face painted. Keep your fingers crossed and you may win a lucky door prize!
Entry is $2 for adults and free for children under 16.
Mums’ Night Out – Our treat! PakMag Advanced Screening Movie – Second Act
Do you need a mums’ night out? We want you to come to the movies with us! Head on over to our Facebook page and website for your chance to win a double pass. Advanced screening only open to ticket winners. Enter to win and be the first to see the exclusive PakMag screening of Second Act!
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Stable on the Strand
When: Tuesday 18th December – Saturday 22nd December, 5.30pm – 9.30pm
Where: Strand Park, Townsville
More info: www.stableonthestrand.com.au
This family Christmas tradition is on again in 2018. Visit the traditional Town of Bethlehem and engage with the characters, see the Nativity Scene, enjoy entertainment and interactive activities for the kids, watch a film at the Christmas Film Festival, grab a bite to eat at the Food Fair, ride on the traditional carousel and much, much more. Stable on the Strand is sure to ignite the Christmas magic in both the young and old.