REMARKABLE VOICE: Mikelangelo is performing at Maleny Community Centre this Sunday.
REMARKABLE VOICE: Mikelangelo is performing at Maleny Community Centre this Sunday. Contributed

Maleny Arts Council to host final concert for year

MIKELANGELO is bringing his singing voice to Maleny Community Centre this Sunday, October 21, at 2pm.

His show will highlight the popular songs of Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen.

The Maleny Arts Council has secured the Australian and international performer for the final concert of the 2018 season. Mikelangelo's celebration of the three great poets of popular music has created a great response from audiences and critics throughout Australia and the Edinburgh Festival 2017.

The performance is from 2pm which enables everyone to come along and not worry about night driving.

After the show, there will be the usual meet and greet, with sandwiches and a drink on the deck. Mikelangelo's song list will include Cave's Into My Arms, Cohen's Hallelujah and Waits' Goin' Out West, as well as some original songs.

The cost is $25 for Arts Council members, $15 for students and $30 for non-members.

Book through www.malenyartscouncil.com.

Tickets also are available at the door. The box office opens from 1.30pm on Sunday.

Dare to Dance

DARE to Dance is a workshop for all ages.

Explore genres such as ballroom dancing, latin, jive, new vogue and others.

Learn how to dance and re-discover music that inspires these movements.

Dance workshops are at Sunshine Coast Libraries.

Beerwah: Saturday, November 3, at 10am

Caloundra: tomorrow, at 10am

Maleny: next Wednesday, at 10am

Register at library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Nurture by nature

LEARN how connecting with nature is so important to youth development.

Nicki and Vicci, from Wildlings Forest School, will help participants develop a love of nature.

The workshop is based around learning to organise and engage in outdoor play activities.

It also focuses on social concepts such as overcoming barriers and how to set up community and neighbourhood play dates.

Unearth ideas for nature-based toys, discover some great places to play in nature and learn how to create your own Nature Explorers Kit for children.

These workshops start in November and go through until December.

*Beerwah, December 1, at 10am

*Kenilworth, November 9, at 10.30am

*Maleny, December 6, at 1pm

*Nambour, November 21, at 1.30pm

To register for this event, so to library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Hinterland art gallery

WHAT do you think about the development of a regional art gallery in Maleny, overlooking the Glass House Mountains?

Have your say.

Send you thoughts to Art on Cairncross owner Tony Gill, who is one of the driving forces behind the idea.

Email artoncairncross@hotmail.com

Water catchment

HOW healthy is your water catchment?

Monday, November 12, will see the 2018 Report Card and will reveal the condition of southeast Queensland's waterways.

Four community forum events will be held, offering the chance to discuss the report data, share past projects and explore future opportunities to make a difference.

Look up the website for the announcement of venues and dates.

Author talk

INTERNATIONAL storyteller Fiona McIntosh will be at the Maroochy River Golf Club on November 13 from 10am.

Fiona will be discussing her new book, The Pearl Thief with MIX FM radio host Sami Muirhead.

She will have her books available to buy and will do book signings.

Charly Bradshaw will provide the live music and light refreshments will be provided.

Tickets are $20 per person. Bookings are essential.

Register at the Sunshine Coat Libraries website.

Email your community events and club news to

Jmorris@y7mail.com



‘He lost a lot of blood’: Cop reveals harrowing ordeal

Premium Content ‘He lost a lot of blood’: Cop reveals harrowing ordeal

In the race to save a life, Jarrod French says every minute counts

BARGAIN: Snap up an abandoned bomb courtesy of Council

Premium Content BARGAIN: Snap up an abandoned bomb courtesy of Council

Find the perfect present for that special someone with some of the best abandoned...

Changes spell end of dolphin ‘abuse-ment’ parks: MP

Premium Content Changes spell end of dolphin ‘abuse-ment’ parks: MP

Animal welfare activists are hoping the government will now also support moves to...