A Podcast for the Toowoomba Community
Welcome to this Ep 21 of Talkin Toowoomba , and to the start of season 2 where we will continue to keep you up to date on what's happening with Who When and Where in this great community.
Please reach out to us if you have a story or event to share.
We would like to thank the TRC TCOC for their ongoing support. Lets get into Season 2
On This Day
Monday, July 6th 1957 John Lennon & Paul McCartney meet for the first time, as teenagers at Woolton Fete, three years before forming the Beatles.
Tuesday July 7th in 1954 Elvis Presley makes this debut when WHBQ Memphis played his first recording for Sun Records, That's All Right"
And on Thursday July 9th 1981 Donkey Kong, a video game created by Nintendo, is released. The game marks the debut of Nintendo's future mascot, Mario.
Now in News of the Week
A reminder paid parking has resumed as of 1 July across Toowoomba’s CBD at Toowoomba Regional Council’s on-street and off-street car parks.
It is school holiday time again and there are heaps of programs , we mention a couple in our What's on segment coming up later in the show and there is also now the cinema option, with the cinemas at Grand Central open again .
And great news Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers is going ahead in 2020, so stay tuned for more info in coming months.
Council customer service centres staged reopening continues, with all open limited days and hours (except for Highfields which will reopen next week). See the trc website for days and times. All centres are working towards full operation by the end of the month, we will keep you posted.
Now lets get on with the show.
Key Points in the Interview
1/ How long has this event been running
2/ This year it is being done differently
3/ Where can we view the creations
4/ Can you tell us about a couple of entries in this years event
5/ Do you have a favourite from previous years
6/ How will the auction work
7/ Proceeds from the auction go to
What's On brought to you by the TRC
The 2020 E.P.I.K. Winter school holiday programs are on now until Friday 10th July check out the TRC website for more details, links in the show notes
The Cobb & Co Museum is excited to welcome you into the museum these school holidays for the whole family to enjoy.
Please remember, bookings are essential to visit. Entry to the museum is free until 30 August On Thursday 09 July from 9:00am - 12:00pm at the Cobb + Co Museum, there's a Blacksmithing Teen Workshop bookings are essential visit their website for details on all that is on at the museum.
THF Orthodontics Pop Up Pallets event, is happening again this year, by way of a silent online auction. View the wonderful creations from local makers at Grand Central shopping centre from Monday 6th of July for 2 weeks. All funds raised going to DDH, mental health service.
Winter School camp is on during the school holidays at Grand Central Shopping Centre, check the Grand central Facebook page or website for more details
Also on Saturday the Empire theatre has Project 62 featuring the Beamish Brothers from 8pm
Remember the Toowoomba Farmers markets are on this Saturday from 08am under the windmills at Cobb n Co musuem Toowoomba Farmers Markets
Base Services have launched their homeless for a week campaign, go to homelessforaweek.com.au
to donate or get involved in the Aug 3 sleep out.
Well that is it again for another week, and now we can get out and about enjoy and support the many cafes pubs and restaurants that are now allowed to welcome customers, make sure you check with them about any restrictions or requirements. Enjoy your week, take care, I'm Shane see you around Toowoomba.