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Seniors Week, 18 - 26 August

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Edmonton Community Kindergarten Open Week

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Womenโ€™s Get Out Get Active Cattana Wetlands walk

A stunning walk amongst the beautiful trails around the fresh and salt water lakes and on through feather palm forest to view the wildlife of Cattana Wetlands. More

History tours of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens Precinct

Free history tour of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens every Thursday commencing at 10:00am More

Youth Active Games: White Rock

Come and play Active Games during Term 3 More

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Historical Society chalks up successful year

Historical Society chalks up successful year
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Games legacy project celebrates culture

Games legacy project celebrates culture
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Festival 2018 draws big crowds

Festival 2018 draws big crowds
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Flooding Stage 2 report tabled

Flooding Stage 2 report tabled
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๐ŸŽฌ Calling all Cairns school students! Are you leading the way in creating less waste? Tell your story in the form of a short film for a chance to win a trip to the Cairns Aquarium or the reef with Reef Magic Cruises - Marine World - Great Barrier Reef for your whole class. ๐Ÿ‘‰Find out how to enter at http://bit.ly/2MyTSzi
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โŒ›LAST CHANCE to have your say on the proposed ideas on the Cairns City Centre Master Plan. Ends at midnight! Give your feedback at https://cairnscitycentre.com.au
This Saturday 18 August, delve into the sepia-tinted gothic horror story that is 'Ruddigore, or The Witch's Curse!' at Munro Martin Parklands. Tickets are just $37/$32 Conc and free for 12 & under (but still need a ticket). ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ https://bit.ly/2LcUKJX
๐ŸŒ€๐Ÿ™€ What do you do with your pet if a disaster is imminent? Around half the pet owners in our survey would leave their cat or dog at an emergency shelter if one existed. Take our Animal Management Survey to help us improve our services in this area.
Aaaand it's back! We've completed maintenance works to the Lagoon pool and it is now open to the public.
๐Ÿ’ฌ An upgrade is planned for the Kamerunga and Redlynch Intake Roads intersection. The upgrade aims to address peak hour traffic congestion and improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists. We are seeking your feedback regarding the concept design of the intersection and bus stop usage in the area. Find details on the proposed upgrade and instructions on how to submit your feedback at https://goo.gl/sKLKzb
Dog rego is due on Tuesday (31 July). Don't forget we are doing an audit in September so register now to avoid a fine. For rego details: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/payments/register-renew
Have your say on future plans for Pezzutti Park in Woree. We recently completed the draft strategic plan for Pezzutti Park and consultation has been extended until 5pm, July 31. Have your say at http://bit.ly/2LNl2yp
Have you tried our new instant property report tool yet? Try it now at http://bit.ly/2JRxP1j
If you are heading to the Cairns Show this weekend, come see us at our stand at the Showgrounds. While you are there, you can give us your feedback on the City Centre Master Plan, take our Animal Management Survey, talk to our Water & Waste expert about recycling and water preservation and find out everything you need to know about the Great Barrier Reef Masters Games next year.
After your feedback from the last public consultation round, we have developed a number of opportunities that could be included in the Cairns City Centre Master Plan. We would like to invite all residents to explore these opportunities and tell us what you think about each one at https://cairnscitycentre.com.au
โš ๏ธ Lagoon Closure The lagoon will be closed for three weeks, starting Monday, 16 July, to carry out repairs and upgrades to the poolโ€™s surface, lighting, pump systems and amenities. Find all the details at http://bit.ly/2JiBbdf
The 2018 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair kicks off tonight with the official opening event at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal. For more information on the event and the full program visit the website at https://ciaf.com.au/
๐ŸŒŠ A king tide is expected for Cairns from late today through to Sunday, causing some localised flooding. Peak times: Wed 11 July โ€“ 8.29pm (3.10m) Thu 12 July โ€“ 9.14pm (3.24m) Fri 13 Jul โ€“ 9.59pm (3.30m) Sat 14 Jul โ€“ 10.44pm (3.25m) Sun 15 Jul โ€“ 11.31pm (3.11m) Some roads may be closed. Follow all directions from traffic controllers. Don't drive through flood waters as the waves you are creating may push water into adjacent buildings!
๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ Putting the finishing touches on the 3D pedestrian crossing at Pier Point Road.