The best cyclists in Queensland will compete in the Queensland Road Championships at Swan Creek, Freestone and Warwick this weekend.
The best cyclists in Queensland will compete in the Queensland Road Championships at Swan Creek, Freestone and Warwick this weekend. Cycling Queensland

10 things to do this weekend

Cycling championships

RETIRED world superbike champion Troy Bayliss will be back on a bicycle when he competes in the elite class in this weekend’s Queensland Road Championships which start and end at Swan Creek Hall. Riders go on up to five circuits.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday from 9am.

Where: Swan Creek to Freestone via Jack Smith’s Gully Road, Freestone Road to Warwick, East Street and Yangan Road back to Swan Creek.

Cost: Free.

 

Leyburn Sprints

BURN some rubber, or watch others do it, this weekend at Leyburn’s historic sprints starting tomorrow.

As well as the car racing, food stalls, static displays, market area, bars, a show and shine competition will also be held.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday.

Where: Downtown Leyburn, west of Warwick.

Cost: $15 per day, $25 for weekend pass. Under 14-year-olds free.

 

Shooting titles

THE Sporting Shooters Association of Australia, Warwick branch, will host the Queensland Rimfire Group Titles this weekend at Risdon Range.

The event will host 18 shooters on Saturday and 32 on Sunday.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday from 8am.

Where: Risdon Range.

Cost: Free to watch.

 

Churches to unite

A COMBINED church service will be held on Sunday at the Senior Citizens Centre at 2pm as part of Seniors Week activities in Warwick.

Warwick East State School chaplain Donna Angell will be a guest speaker.

When: Sunday, 2pm, please bring plate for shared afternoon tea.

Where: Senior Citizens Centre.

Cost: Free, donations welcome for chaplaincy.

 

Junior semis

WARWICK and District Junior Rugby League preliminary finals will be played at Sullivan Oval, Stanthorpe, on Saturday.

Stanthorpe is in the under-16 game against Eastern Suburbs.

Collegians will be the busiest club with three finals.

When: Tomorrow from 9am.

Where: Sullivan Oval.

Cost: $2 for adults.

 

Help raise funds

THE Glennie Heights State School will hold its fundraiser market this weekend.

Money raised will go towards funding a stage in the new hall. About 24 stalls will be selling a variety of items, and entertainment will be provided.

When: Tomorrow, 8am-2pm.

Where: Glennie Heights School.

Cost: Free.

 

Country music

ENJOY a spot of country music when the Warwick and District Country Music Club hosts its Seniors Week afternoon.

All proceeds will go to Angel Flight and included in the admission are afternoon tea and lucky door entries.

Tickets will also be on sale for a multi-draw raffle. More at 4661 3638.

When: Tomorrow, from 1pm.

Where: Slade Hall.

Cost: $5 per person.

 

Give croquet a go

THE Warwick Croquet Club is urging those interested to come and have a crack at the gentle lawn sport.

Refreshments will be available and no experience is required.

When: Sunday, 10am-noon.

Where: Warwick Croquet Club, Albert St.

Cost: Free

 

Garden launch

RESIDENTS are invited to the launch of the Community Garden in Stanthorpe this weekend.

Activities such as building a vegetable bed from scratch, compost making and different gardening methods will be available. There will also be a sausage sizzle for lunch.

When: Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Where: Stanthorpe Railway Station, Davadi St.

Cost: $2 for sausage sizzle.

 

Old school fun

STEP back in time this Sunday and re-live the old fete days at Amiens State School.

Students and staff have been preparing for their show this Sunday, which will include home-baked goods, egg and spoon races, three-legged races and craft stalls.

The show will also coincide with the opening of the school’s new library by Senator John Hogg.

When: Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Where: Amiens State School, Amiens Rd.

Cost: Free.



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