The Week/End Guide.

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A CURATED GUIDE TO WHAT’S ON IN PORT DOUGLAS, DAINTREE & BEYOND.


LIVE & LOUD ALL WEEK/END

This weekend, you’ll find live music at Paddy’s, Court House and the Central Hotel on Friday and Saturday nights and again at the Courty for a Sunday market session.

Hughies in Mossman is open again Friday for their once-a-week celebrity appearance from 4pm.

Stop by from 11pm till late at the Ironbar this Saturday and sway away to the tunes of DJ Fran.

This Friday, Mount Molloy National Hotel features live music and Jag the Joker with meat raffles-tickets with your drink purchase from 5.30pm. Happy Hour and a transfer bus home (book early!) or a room at the inn upstairs.

N17’s fifth birthday will be celebrated from 6pm on Saturday.

Mossman Chill Out Group play host to some of our local favourite musicians next Tuesday at Mossman Community Centre from 930 am.


GET DIGITAL SAVVY

A Digital Conversion Clinic will be held at the Mossman Bowls Club tomorrow from 8.30am-12.30pm.


Following the success of the Digital Marketing Clinics in Port Douglas and Daintree, a final clinic is now being hosted in Mossman. Specifically tailored for the Shire’s micro and small businesses, the Digital Conversion Clinic is free for small businesses, and will arm you with the fundamentals to generate and convert digital leads.
Delivered by local Digital Marketing Specialist, Mark Cox, the workshop will give local business owners access to best-practise knowledge to build confidence in applying digital marketing.

Spaces are limited so register now! Up to 2 x registration per business. Light refreshments provided.


WEEKLY DINING SPECIALS

Seafood Marketplace at the Sheraton this Saturday from 6pm.

The Yachty / On Wednesdays they host a Pasta Night with delicious lasagne and cannelloni prepared by Italian chef Alex for only $20. $19 Parmy night is Thursdays. Friday is a Specials board. Saturday’s offering is a Seafood Platter for two with a bottle of vino for $90.

Restaurant Kai has a 2-course weekly special where guests can choose any entree + any meal from the classics for $45 pp. Offer valid Tuesday – Saturday from 5pm.

Daintree Village Hotel have a $20 Pot and Parmy special on Wednesday nights, Pizza night on Thursdays and $20 Steak night on Fridays.

Palmer Sea Reef host a popular Sunday Roast special-2 roasts and a bottle of vino for $60. Bookings essential 40 87 2222.

Mount Molloy National Hotel ⟼Sundays Traditional Pork roast with all the trimmings and Yorkshire pudding.


ECSTATIC DANCE ARRIVES IN PORT DOUGLAS

Ecstatic Dance Port Douglas has arrived!

Come together to shake off your worries, be amongst community and lose yourself in the music…

Move intuitively following your body’s instincts and desires, with no experience needed…

No words, no shoes, no phones, no booze… just dance!

An intentional, clean vibe space where music is curated by a live DJ played on a high fidelity sound system.

A container to be yourself, without judgement while getting down to fresh global beats from worldclass and emerging ecstatic dance DJs.

SUN 19 March DJ Chilacayote (Sunshine Coast)
SUN 16 APRIL DJ Spring Jaiah (FNQ)

All ages, all welcome!

$33 Adults (18+)
$15 Youth (5-17)
kids under 5 free

Tix from www.ecstaticdance.info/fnq

WILDLIFE SYMPOSIUM

Terrain NRM is hosting the North Queensland Threatened Species Symposium tomorrow, bringing together scientists, conservationists, traditional owners, and government reps to discuss recovery efforts of over 500 threatened animal and plant species in the region, many of which are solely found here.

The two-day think-tank is focusing on boosting recovery efforts. From cassowaries to sawfish and golden-shouldered parrots, all are in the spotlight.

Topics on the agenda include:

• Planners and threatened species
• Recovery planning and coordination
• Onground actions and monitoring
• National, state and regional threatened species initiatives and prioritisation
• Volunteer mechanisms for habitat protection
• Challenges and Opportunities for Threatened Species Recovery: Presentations from Recovery Teams and Action Groups

While this event is targeted at recovery teams, action groups and Traditional Owners, all those involved in or interested in threatened species recovery in north Queensland are welcome.

Further information


LOCAL MARKET CALENDAR

Holloways Beach markets will be held this Sunday.

Mareeba markets are on Saturday-grab your oyster mushrooms, succulents, baked goodness, and hanging ferns- weather permitting.

Mossman markets from 7am-1pm-get on down for that spicy Korean chicken!

Port Douglas markets are Sundays from 8am-1.30pm. More chicken!

Bookmark the regional market calendar here: https://bit.ly/3QccTFT


SPORTS, DANCE & WELLNESS CLASSES

Petanque ⟼ Wednesdays in Port Douglas 4pm

Sailing ⟼ WAGS Wednesday afternoon sail at the Yachty

Aqua Zumba ⟼ Mondays 4.15-5.30pm Mossman Pool.

Zumba ⟼ Wednesdays 8.30 am and Thursdays 6pm at Buffs Hall.

Zumba Plus ⟼ Mondays, Buffs Hall 8.30am with a little body conditioning. 45 mins of dancing with added squats, pushups, abs or butt work.

Freediving Course⟼ Level one course this weekend.

This two-day introductory freediving course is the ideal way to discover your natural freediving abilities and explore the open water on one breath. This course provides the foundation for freediving and is perfect for anyone who is new to freediving or has experience freediving or spearfishing but hasn’t had the opportunity to discuss key knowledge points. Further information.

Bootscootin‘ ⟼ Mossman Bowls Club Mondays 12pm


HAVE A CHAT WITH MP CYNTHIA LUI

Cynthia Lui invites the Douglas Shire community along to Coffee with your local MP at Whileaway Bookshop & Cafe in Port Douglas, tomorrow Thursday March 9, 10.30am – 12.30pm.


This is a great opportunity to meet over a cuppa and share your State issues and concerns.
Please drop by for a chat or if you cannot make it and have a Cook related issue please contact Cynthia’s office on
(07) 4223 1100 or email cook@parliament.qld.gov.au



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