10 things to do this weekend

Animal adventure

COME on an adventure at the Darling Downs Zoo where you can see rare white lions and experience animals from across the world in your own backyard. At 10.30am meet the reptiles, at 11.30am experience the white lion feeding, at 1.30 hear about South American animals and capture your moment with a snake at 2pm.

When: Today, tomorrow and Sunday from 9am to 4pm.

Where: Darling Downs Zoo, Gatton-Pilton Road, Pilton.

Cost: Adults $22, concession $18, children $14 and a family $62.

Charity markets

COME and rummage your way through the great bric-a-brac, fresh vegetables and tasty treats on offer at the Charity Markets, which raise money for a great cause each month.

When: Sunday from 8am until noon.

Where: Warwick Town Hall – car park.

Cost: Free to peruse.

NAIDOC celebrations begin

ALL are welcome to the aboriginal community lunch and meeting where you can hear about ideas for a showcase of aboriginal talent to be part of Peace Festival 2011, groove to great music by Buddy Knox, Roger Knox, Reggie Little, Mop and the Dropouts and enjoy a tasty lunch with family and friends.

When: Saturday, 1pm to 6pm.

Where: Senior Citizens Hall, Albert Street, Warwick.

Cost: Free and bring along a damper or another snack to contribute.

State championships

THE Inter-school Equestrian Eventing Championships will be held at the Warwick Horse Trials complex at Morgan Park this weekend.

The championships are selection trials for the nationals at Horsley Park, Sydney, in September.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday.

Where: Morgan Park.

Cost: Free for spectators.

Football games

WARWICK will host South Hawks in two games in the Toowoomba Football competition this weekend.

When: Sunday, ladies game at 1pm and men's premier match at 3pm.

Where: Queens Park.

Cost: Free.

Cup finals

PATRIOTIC Warwick Cowboys rugby league supporters have the chance to barrack for their team in the C-grade President's Cup final against Gatton on Sunday in Toowoomba.

When: Sunday, Warwick game at 9.45am, A grade at 2.30pm.

Where: Clive Berghofer Stadium.

Cost: $8 adults, $3 concession, under 12 free.

Orienteering bonanza

ORIENTEERING action is on Sunday as the battle between man and women, their compasses and the elements hits full speed on the Granite Belt.

There is an SES competition as well as six and three-hour enduro bike events and foot orienteering.

When: Sunday, starting times between 8.30am and 10.30am.

Where: Passchendaele State Forest outside Stanthorpe.

Cost: Free for spectators.

Carnival get together

WHILE the onfield action doesn't start until Monday, Warwick residents will notice an influx of junior rugby league footballers to town on Sunday for the zone 5, under 43 kilogram carnival.

When: Weigh in between 2pm and 4pm Sunday, first games on Monday.

Where: Father Ranger Oval.

Cost: Free admission.

Catch a movie

THERE'S still one more week of school holidays so if the kids are looking for something to do, a latest release movie might just be the ticket to a great night or day out. Shrek Forever After, Toy Story 3 and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse are showing.

When: See session times on our movies page

Where: Warwick Twin Cinema.

Admission: $9.50 adults, $5.50 children.

Markets galore

DROP out to the Abbey of the Roses on Sunday for a family-fun day of markets.

When: Sunday from 7am to noon.

Where: The Abbey of the Roses.

Cost: Free.

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