10 things to do around Warwick this weekend
THE township of Pratten will be the scene of an Emergency Services Day tomorrow, hosted by Southern Downs Regional Council.
Drop in to Heritage Park in Pratten and see the latest high-tech emergency equipment and vehicles. Meet local firefighters, police, SES groups and paramedics.
Emergency Services Day is a great opportunity for the community to learn more about preparing themselves and their families for disasters and emergency events.
WHEN: Tomorrow from 10am to 11am
WHERE: Heritage Park, Pratten
MORGAN Park will spring to life this weekend as hundreds of horses and riders converge on Warwick for the Barastoc Interstate Polocrosse Series.
This is a chance for the community to see some of Australia's best players, plus enjoy games played by children right through to masters at the Shell Cup Club Carnival.
WHEN: Today, tomorrow and Sunday
WHERE: Morgan Park
COST: $12.50 for day/night, $10 for night, children under 16 enter free.
Car boot sale
WHEATVALE State School is holding a car boot sale on Sunday in the school grounds.
There will be a huge number of stalls for visitors to browse though and explore items including plumeria, Tupperware, soap products, coffee, pottery, outdoor play equipment and much more.
The event is sponsored by Warwick Credit Union, Woodshed Slab Furniture and Warwick Hotel and Imperial Steakhouse.
There will also be free activities for the kids supplied by Warwick Bunnings.
All proceeds go to the Wheatvale State School P&C Association.
WHEN: Sunday from 9am to midday
WHERE: Wheatvale State School, 4149 Leyburn- Cunningham Rd, Wheatvale.
GET your thinking caps on and head to Goomburra Hall tonight for a bit of trivia.
The cost is $10 a head and teams can be up to 10 members.
Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available and all proceeds from the evening will go to the ongoing maintenance and repair of Goomburra Hall.
Doors open at 6pm and trivia will start from 7pm.
Tickets will be available at the door on the night but to book ahead phone John on 46666050.
WHEN: Tonight from 7pm
WHERE: Goomburra Hall, Goomburra
AFL at home
THE Warwick Redbacks will return to the Warwick Credit Union oval tomorrow afternoon for an important ladder-defining clash.
The first-placed Redbacks will hit up against the third- placed South Toowoomba Bombers from 2.30pm in what promises to be a tough clash.
Both first division sides from last year's competition, they are both on eight points and will be out to prove who deserves to be on top of the ladder.
WHEN: Tomorrow from 2.30pm
WHERE: Warwick Credit Union Oval, Jackie Howe Dr
COST: Free to watch
ST JOSEPH'S in Stanthorpe will celebrate the three saints with a gala day on Sunday.
As well as a special mass, the day will include live music from the Let's Dance Band, market stall and food and drink.
The event starts at 10.30am with the markets and concludes at 6.30pm with a fireworks spectacular.
WHEN: Sunday from 10am to 6.30pm
WHERE: St Joseph's, Stanthorpe
JUNIOR soccer will take over Queens Park on Saturday morning with more than 300kids getting a game in.
From the really little ones right through to the teenagers, Warwick will have goal fever.
WHEN: Saturday from 8am
WHERE: Warwick Wolves grounds, Queens Park
COST: Free to watch
GRAB a permit from the post office or from Tackle and Tusk in Wood St and hit the water at Leslie or Connolly Dams.
There is still plenty of water and plenty of fish, so there's no doubt you can have a bit a fun and snag a few eaters.
If you'd prefer to stay a little closer to home, grab a lawn chair and head down to the Condy.
Throw a line in and see if you can jag a Murray cod - you wouldn't be the first.
WHEN: All weekend
WHERE: Connolly Dam, Leslie Dam and rivers and creeks across the Downs
COST: Cost of your permit and bait
Take a walk
IF YOU haven't explored the Killarney Falls, then now is the time to do it.
The weather is a little cooler, the scenery is spectacular and the series of cascades never disappoints.
Try the Queen Mary Falls walk. Head down the track to the bottom and wind your way up to the viewing platform and a stunning view of the falls.
WHEN: All weekend
WHERE: Follow the signs from Killarney
Go see a movie
THERE'S nothing quite like catching a movie on the big screen. Popcorn, slushies and the seat-shuddering sounds and special effects.
WHEN: Check session times at warwickmovies.com
WHERE: Warwick Twin Cinemas, Grafton St
COST: $11.50 for adults, $9.50 for concession and $8.50 for children