Mary River Festival

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  • Location: Kandanga Recreation Grounds, Kandanga 4570 Queensland
Mary River Festival

Bringing the mary river communities together to celebrate the wealth and abundance that the river brings to our region through drama, music, art, fun, education, environmental discussions and displays. Follow the links below for more information

'Weaving with Mary' workshops

Happening all afternoon.
• Lots of fun doing creative stuff with weaving and learning about the Mary River. Erica Neate will be here again with the local plant and animal lino printing. Experience the rhythm of the Moonabulla (Mary River) Drummers - a Djembe drum workshop at the back of the oval near the creek. 20 drums will be available for people to join in the durmming circle.

Story Telling Tent

12:00 - 5pm

Come and tell a story - everyone has a story - how about teh one about the river of this valley or floods.

Youth Activities

Lots of activities including:

• Circus and Hula Hooping
• Games
• Hay Maze
• Face Painting
• Weaving flood debris onto fence near stage

Movie and Speakers Tent - Mary River Tent

Tent shared with Talking Circle and MRCCC

Going throughout the day with:
• inspirational talks on interesting topics and
• movies on the river and the Environment.
• Sound tent with sound artist Leah Barclay's recordings of the underwater sound of the Mary River

Other Workshop Tent

There will be demonstrations and hands-on activities including:

• Weaving with natural fibres - all afternoon
• Learn how to fix your bike with Dave.

Interactive childrens activities with Mary Valley Chaplain throughout the afternoon.

For further information please visit

Mary River Festival
Saturday 8th November 2014,
12 noon - 8pm
Kandanga Recreation Grounds (Spicers Oval)

Mary Valley Inc (MVI) :
Mary Valley Wide, Imbil
07 5484 5006
Mary Valley Inc (MVI)

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Kandanga Recreation Grounds, Kandanga

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