Weekend Activity Ideas

Have A Fabulous Weekend

What: Tommy Little – Self-Diagnosed Genius

Where/When: 

The Shed – Aussie World, 1 Downunder Drive, Palmview, Queensland

Saturday 24 August 2019 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Description: Idiot or genius? For many, the jury has been out on Tommy Little but he’s here to set the record straight.

I mean would an idiot bungee jump nude on live TV? Or sign up to run one of the toughest marathon’s in the world, in minus 20-degree celsius in Antarctica with no previous experience or training? We rest our case.
Miraculously, Tommy is back on Australian soil after surviving the marathon and has a cracking story to share.

Tommy Little is the most exciting comedian of his generation. His comedy bubbles with an irresistible energy – bursting to tell you the next story. He’s smart, engaging and capable of holding a room in the palm of his hand Just for Laughs Stand Up Series live from the Sydney Opera House and he continues being everyone’s favourite fill in host and correspondent for The Project. Tommy Little is going places.

What: Ceramic Hand Building Workshop

Where/What: 

Syndicate Creative, 9 Golf Street, Maroochydore, Queensland

Saturday 24 August 2019 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Description: Create your own hand-built ceramics at this workshop presented by potter and teacher, Bree-anne Jeffrey. Perfect for beginners and those new to pottery, across a blissful 90 minutes you will learn to create your own hand-built cup or planter.

Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes. All materials, firing and glazing is included. Held over two consecutive weekends, the first session will see participants create their ceramic masterpiece, and return the following weekend to glaze the piece.

Participants will need to collect their work approximately two weeks after the workshop once pieces have been fired.

What: Cabaret and All the Jazz

Where/When:

The J Noosa, Noosa Heads

Friday, 23rd August 2019 7:00pm till 9:00pm

Description: Noosa Chorale and The Australian Jazz Ensemble are celebrating five years of launching Noosa’s 10-day Jazz Party, this time with their sparkling, toe-tapping “Cabaret and All that Jazz”, an extravaganza of all-time great hits from the musical “Cabaret” and the Roaring Twenties and Thirties. Enjoy classics which bring back the magic of the time like “Cabaret,” “Anything Goes,” “All That Jazz” and “Makin’ Whoopee.” Add the talented queen of Melbourne jazz, chanteuse Juliarna Clark and her Ensemble of Australia’s top jazz musos, and you’ll agree “Life is a Cabaret, old chum. Come hear the music play!” Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes including an intermission. Phone 53296560 or email marketingthej@noosa.qld.gov.au

What: Sunshine Coast Collective Markets

Where/When: 

Coolum State Primary School, Coolum Beach

Sunday, 25th August 2019 8:30am till 12:30pm

Description: The Sunshine Coast Collective Markets is a boutique and unique market that showcases local, up-and-coming homegrown talent. Whether it be fashion, skincare, jewellery, art, decor, furniture, pottery, treats for your fury friends, tunes or food…we have a select collection to share with you! Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month at the Coolum State Primary School. *Free Entry and Parking. Email hello@sunshinecoastcollectivemarkets.com.au

What: Music on the Mountain

Where/When: 

Buderim Sound Shell, Buderim

Sunday, 25th August 2019 1:30pm till 4:00pm

Description: Sunshine Brass and Buderim Concert band will provide an afternoon of free music in the beautiful parklands of the Buderim Sound shell. Bring a blanket and enjoy. http://sunshinebrass.org.au/  Email: sunshinebrassband@gmail.com

What: Gympie Music Muster

Where/When:

Amamoor Creek, Gympie Area 22 – 25 August 2019

Description: Muster is a four day festival in a camping village in the Amamoor State Forest on the edges of the Mary River Valley not far from the town of Gympie.
With a focus on country and the music that is made there, they also make sure that everyone is involved, from boot scooting mornings to poetry cocktail hour readings, smoko songwriting sessions and lazy arvo blues guitar jams, so at the Muster, you feel like you belong.

The final week in August sees the hoop pine valley come alive with the campfires, stage lights and camaraderie. Effectively run by 1500 local community volunteers, the Muster makes music not just for the four days, but resounds with a regional social impact that lasts at least until next Muster.

What: Weekend Party

Where/When: 

The Wharf Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba

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Description: There will be loads of free family fun at the massive combined 30th Birthday for The Wharf Mooloolaba and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August.

The huge weekend will include plenty of free activities as well as kids go free deals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast *conditions apply.

The free activities include a giant super slide, face painting, jumping castle, reptile display as well as free stand up paddle boarding and kayaking at Sunreef Mooloolaba, free river cruises with Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba as well as aerial skills acrobat displays from Just Acrobatics.

There will also be live music and other performances as well as a very special fireworks display at 7pm on Saturday night. Visit: https://mysunshinecoast.com.au/events/events-display/weekend-party,62377

 

 

Jobs Available 20.08.19

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1. Senior Wait Staff /Barista

Job Description: Looking for very experienced wait staff to work across 3 venues in Mooloolaba. To apply for this job you must have Minimum 2 years experience as a floor staff Be well presented Open and friendly, capable of banter Physically fit to do the job Available nights and weekends Barista skills are preferred Fast and flexible learner Wine and cocktail knowledge to sell, not necessarily make however this would be a bonus RSA Friendly personality, able to put on a smile even under pressure and the ability to sell ice to an Eskimo. Please respond with your name, age and mobile number for a phone interview

Link to ad: https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mooloolaba/waiting-staff/senior-wait-staff-barista/1225800422

2) Cook Wanted!!! Asian restaurant 🙂

Job Description: We are looking for a Cook who loves Asian Foods!

The communication in the kitchen is the most important for us. Therefore, we would prefer the staff who can speak Chinese, Thai, or Korean.

Please contact Natalie 0494523859 for further detail regarding this job.

Thank you!

Link to ad: https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/maroochydore/chef-cook/cook-wanted-asian-restaurant-/1225973889

3. Experienced Short order cook

Job Description:

Looking for passionate cook to join our already great team in Caloundra!

Must Have:

Great / Positive Attitude

Good flexible availability

Reliable Transport

Permanent Residency

A great work ethic

Attention to detail

Perks of the job:

Work with a great / happy team in a friendly environment!

Views of the Ocean

A chance to be creative

Your experience and input will be welcomed

Long Term position

Undercover parking

Email your resume to caloundrajob@gmail.com

Please note due to the amount of applications received we can only respond to applicants successful in gaining an interview. Thank You.

Link to ad: https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/caloundra/chef-cook/experienced-short-order-cook/1226165016

4. Dishwasher & cafe all rounder

Job Description: Seeking a dishwasher and cafe all-rounder for an immediate start in Buderim. Must have previous experience in a similar role. The job will mainly be dishwashing and cleaning with some prep work too.

Looking for someone who’s super friendly, hardworking and fast but efficient. Someone very energetic and quick on their feet.

Please take the time to tell us about yourself, if you send one of those automated replies and don’t tell us about yourself and past experience you will not be considered.

Link to ad: https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/buderim/kitchen-sandwich-hand/dishwasher-cafe-all-rounder/1226343447

5. Live in nanny for 2 yr old, help with general cleaning and meals

Job Description: Must have experience with young children. This job would be suitable for anyone studying or retired on benefits. Phone 0404489634

Link to ad: https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/bli-bli/other-jobs/live-in-nanny-for-2-yr-old-help-with-general-cleaning-and-meals/1225792541

 

6) Casual Host / Hostess in Noosa Heads

Job Description: A bar/restaurant in Noosa Heads is seeking a casual Host / Hostess (up to 20 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Host / Hostess
  • Have Australian work rights

Link to ad: https://www.seek.com.au/job/39742774?searchrequesttoken=92e8598c-90bd-44d4-802b-eb03a2b3c79a&type=standard

 

7) SUNSHINE PLAZA CASUAL SALES ASSISTANTS

Job Description: Shaver Shop is Australia’s market leading specialist retailer in the rapidly growing personal grooming market.  Shaver shop dominates its core business of both men’s and female hair removal.

There is now an exciting opportunity for passionate Sales  Assistants to join our Corporate Network in our SUNSHINE PLAZA Shaver Shop. Must be available weekends and late night.

In order to be considered for this exciting role at Shaver Shop you must display the following;

Exceptional Presentation
Hard working and results focused ·
Ability to handle pressure and deadlines·
Strong attention to detail

In return, the successful applicant will have an opportunity to establish a career in a fast growing retail organization that offers plenty of scope for individual development and career progression.

If this sounds like the role for you and you have the passion we are looking for, then apply now!!

Alternatively, please forward your CV directly to recruitment@shavershop.com.au

Link to ad: https://www.seek.com.au/job/39739569?searchrequesttoken=92e8598c-90bd-44d4-802b-eb03a2b3c79a&type=standout

 

8) Wholesale Nursery Hand

Job Description: We are a long established wholesale nursery based on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and supply to major retail plant sellers.  Our nursery covers three acres of growing area and we produce quality flowering plants up to 300mm.

We are currently seeking a casual nursery assistant to undertake all facets of nursery work from plant production through to presenting the product at a retail standard. This is an ongoing role.

Key Responsibilities

Production/Maintenance

  • Potting plants on the potting machine
  • Mixing media
  • Weeding, fertilising, pruning
  • Moving plants
  • Identify and advise management on pest and disease issues
  • Check irrigation

Retail Dispatch

  • Pick orders ready for dispatch
  • Ensure stock is retail quality
  • Print bar codes and clean and label stock
  • Organise stock for delivery
  • Loading and unloading of truck
  • Complete paperwork for the office

Skills

To be successful in this position you must have/be:

  • Driver’s Licence and reliable vehicle (not accessible by public transport)
  • A good understanding of nursery practices and irrigation requirements
  • Experience working in a nursery and/or the horticulture industry
  • Basic plant and pest identification skills
  • Punctual with good attendance
  • Able to follow instructions with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Friendly and courteous
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Physically fit
  • Able to work efficiently to deadlines
  • Adaptable to change
  • Be happy to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Fork lift licence (preferred)

Link to ad: https://www.seek.com.au/job/39700139?searchrequesttoken=92e8598c-90bd-44d4-802b-eb03a2b3c79a&type=standard

 

9) Hospitality Casuals

Job Description:

Australia Zoo is looking for casual staff to add to the amazing team!

Do you have a passion for food in a fast paced environment? With exciting times ahead and plans in place to make dining at Australia Zoo an experience of its own, we are looking for self-motivated and reliable staff wanting to contribute their skills and creativity to the iconic brand.

What this job has to offer you;

  • Home each evening giving you a healthy work/life balance
  • Working within an energetic, friendly environment with an atmosphere like no other
  • There are no split shifts and wages are paid weekly
  • Staff benefits and industry discounts

Kitchen Hand duties include:

  • Prepare food for services
  • Cook food in various utensils and grillers
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly work station
  • Ensure all food and items are stored properly
  • Cooking menu items in line with current recipes and procedures

Food & Beverage duties include:

  • Barista duties
  • Greeting and serving customers
  • Cash handling and EFTPOS operations
  • Cleaning of tables and collection of cutlery and dishes

Stock Hand duties include:

  • Receiving, reconciling and dispatch of stock
  • Providing a high level of service throughout the food & beverage areas
  • Keeping track of all equipment/ foods and containers from storerooms, fridges, freezers for all other food and beverage areas

Cleaner duties include:

  • Cleaning & maintaining all public food and facilities areas – including toilets
  • Waste Disposal, litter removal
  • Removal of cobwebs, insect nests
  • Cleaning wet/dry spills
  • Guest relations (providing directions and information to guest)

Essential Criteria:
• Experience within a similar role
• Possess a Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Must be well presented at all times and lead by example
• Available to work weekends, Public Holidays and School Holidays
• Must have own transport as public transport is limited

Applicants must be fit for physical work, enthusiastic, mature-minded, confident, well-presented and able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic and initiative.

Link to ad: https://www.seek.com.au/job/39712395?searchrequesttoken=92e8598c-90bd-44d4-802b-eb03a2b3c79a&type=standard

 

10)Bar and TAB Attendant

Job Description: ALH operates over 330 licensed venues across Australia. We are a well-repected key player offering a diverse aray of hospitality experiences including electronic gaming, sports bars, bistros, nightclubs and TAB.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced TAB and Bar attendant to join the friendly and professional team at the Villa Noosa Hotel. You will be responsible for providing friendly and professional customer service across our bar and TAB. The successful applicant will be energetic, enthusiastic and need to demonstrate:

Prior experience in TAB

Experience with cash handling duties

A high standard of customer service

Success in working in a team environment

A history of exceeding expectations in all

work areas.

Applicant must have RSA & RSG

 We are searching for applicants that are prepared to work closing weekday and weekend shifts.

Please note – Only those applicants who the company wishes to interview will be contacted.

Link to ad: https://www.seek.com.au/job/39709489?searchrequesttoken=92e8598c-90bd-44d4-802b-eb03a2b3c79a&type=standard

Weekend Activity Ideas

What: Noosa Open Studios

Where/When: Friday 16 August – Sunday 25 August 2019 from 9am – 4pm – Noosa Area

Description: An art lovers delight, Noosa Open Studios provides the opportunity to get up close and personal to the artistic process with 69 talented Noosa artists opening their studios to the public during the 10 day event in August. Providing a rare opportunity to watch artists working in their own creative spaces, visitors to Noosa Open Studios can indulge their senses. A number of workshops also take place throughout the week that allow participants to learn new skills and techniques and perhaps a pick up a few well kept secrets. Noosa Open Studios runs from 16 to 25 August and as well as the 69 artist studios there are also seven galleries participating. The region has also been conveniently separated into six locality trails to make it easy for visitors to find the studios. Whether you chose just one of the trails in Noosa, Sunshine Beach, Mt Tinbeerwah, Eumundi, Cooroy, Pomona or do all six, you are sure to find some amazing art creations! Whether you just love looking at art or are looking for the perfect piece to add to your collection or enhance a spot in your home or garden, you are sure to find what you desire on the trail. All of the studios and galleries are open on both weekends of the event.

Over 75 artists and galleries have been confirmed for 2019 with an amazing diversity of talent on show – the full list can be found HERE.

The program is now available here, digitally and in print copy.

What: Noosa Craft Beer Festival 2019 : 5 Years Running

Where/When: Saturday 17 August 2019 from 12pm – 6pm; Noosa Reef Hotel: 19 Noosa Dr, Noosa Heads

Description: The Iconic Noosa Craft Beer Festival 2019 is set to be an EPIC day! 5 Years running 🙌 – Craft Beer is bigger than ever!
Loads of brews on the day with Local, National & International breweries coming together for you to try the latest tastes of the Craft
Beer Revolution.
Noosa Craft Beer Festival 2019 brings you cold craft beer, local entertainment, food trucks, kids entertainment + fundraising for Sunshine Butterflies – FREE ENTRY!
Family fun day for all to enjoy, the festival fun kicks off from 12pm – save the date!
Kick on afterwards at Flanagan’s after party!

What: Yandina Street Fair 2019

Where/When: Sunday 18 August 2019 11am – 6pm; Stevens Street, Yandina, Queensland

Description: The historic town of Yandina, just nine kilometres north of Nambour, comes alive with all day music, an art show, kids rides, stalls, great food and a laser light show finale. Top local musicians play all day. The headliners this year are: All Strings Attached — a Celtic punk, pirate shanty, rock folk fusion.

What: Berry Funday

Where/When: From 8:00am Monday 5 to Sunday 18 August 2019. Cooloola Berries is located on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, 45 minutes north east of Noosa (via Kin Kin Road) and 20 minutes east of Gympie (via Tin Can Bay Road).

Description: Enjoy a country drive for the ultimate Berry Funday! Your package includes two strawberry sundaes and one kilogram of u-pick strawberries. Cooloola Berries is located on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, 45 minutes north east of Noosa (via Kin Kin Road) and 20 minutes east of Gympie (via Tin Can Bay Road). Jason and his wife Kim have been inundated with carloads of food lovers every weekend wanting to gorge themselves on berries picked straight from the bushes. Hundreds of people flock to the farm each week to drink strawberry cider, eat strawberry inspired desserts and ice-creams, and just enjoy relaxing in a beautiful setting.

What: SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast 30th Birthday

Where/When: 01 Aug – 31 August at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Description: SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast (formerly Underwater World) is turning 30! For three decades, it’s been a favourite with local families and those making a day trip from Brisbane. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast is celebrating turning 30 during the whole month of August with AUD30 entry for adults and AUD21 entry for children. The celebrations will culminate on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August with a huge weekend party with The Wharf Mooloolaba that will include plenty of fishy family fun!

 

Graduation 16.08.19

Today Lexis Sunshine Coast says goodbye to 24 students including the Hatsushiba Study Tour that have been with us for 2 weeks!

 

Eri, Ruri, Masaomi, Koki, Chengyu, Mana, Yuki, Takeru and Rina from Anne’s Elementary class.73045F95-3601-482F-AE93-238E9BBE5612

Kanata, Akari, Koga and Haruna from Kate’s Pre Intermediate class.4B07D698-7057-4743-97AF-8A295B8CF1DB

Eunice from Owen’s Pre Intermediate class.716B3E18-4D3F-464D-A7DC-FFEBB6CDD011

Raffael and Madalena from Hayley’s Intermediate class.88BC5468-3DD2-4DD3-A27E-8C2EA1A5E0D2

Hao-Hsiang, Fabio, Tom and Thamirys from Patricia’s Intermediate class.IMG_0038.jpg

Daniela, Rose Mery, Luisa and Debora from Peter’s Upper Intermediate class.F0D309C5-8015-442C-B60C-3A631E07C83F

We hope you all had the best time studying with us! Safe travels and all the best for the future.