COMMUNITY EVENT: The Jitterbugs with Care Balonne Family Fun Day organiser Kathy Claxton.
COMMUNITY EVENT: The Jitterbugs with Care Balonne Family Fun Day organiser Kathy Claxton. Sarah McGee

Families of Balonne unite for a day of fun

THE rain did not dampen the spirits of attendees of the Care Balonne Family Fun Day on Saturday.

Entertainers and stallholders travelled from far and wide to support the day, showcasing and selling their gourmet and handmade goods.

Care Balonne community development officer Sarah McGee thanked everyone for their help in making it a fun and successful day.

Animal 2U petting farm.
Animal 2U petting farm. Sarah McGee

"Children had their faces painted and ate popcorn, they also danced and jittered away to the Jitterbugs, who entertained the children on healthy eating and gardening,” she said.

"The Animals 2U petting farm was a major hit, with pony rides and small animals delighting children and adults alike.

Kamal Musitapa and his drug arm.
Kamal Musitapa and his drug arm. Sarah McGee

"Molly's Music also entertained the crowd throughout the day.”

Local service providers such as Drug Arm, Sunrise Playgroup, the town library, Qld Ambulance Service along with Pathways to Resilience from Brisbane provided valuable information on the services they provide to the community of St George and beyond.


Aussie Helpers cleared of inappropriate financial conduct

Aussie Helpers cleared of inappropriate financial conduct

Farming charity absolved of misconduct.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dragon roars across Balonne

PHOTO GALLERY: Dragon roars across Balonne

Third event showcases best of Balonne.