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Nambour Forecourt Live! is back on March 18

Arts & Entertainment, Living, Sunshine Coast

Nambour Forecourt Live! is back on March 18, and this time it’s themed around Harmony Week. The event will celebrate diversity with friends, family, schools, workplaces and local communities.

Sunshine Coast Council Division 10 Councillor David Law says inclusiveness, respect, and a sense of belonging for everyone was the feeling every Nambour Forecourt Live! event should be known for.

“This will be our third Live! event to activate the forecourt since its rejuvenation,” Councillor Law says.

“We are working towards them becoming monthly events in partnership with Andrea Kirwin, founder of Nambour business Peace Run Records.”

Cr Law says Nambour Forecourt Live! aims to support local businesses and creatives. He encourages the Nambour community and the wider Sunshine Coast to support the plethora of local businesses who are the backbone of the Nambour community.

Event partner Andrea Kirwin says Nambour Forecourt Live! is an opportunity to celebrate the vibrant community and the camaraderie of the town.

“It’s an activation of the forecourt, which has been beautifully refurbished by council,” Kirwin says.

“We’ve had some great family-friendly events so far. It’s wonderful to see momentum building as we move into 2022 and people are excited to come to the next one.”

What’s on at Nambour Forecourt Live!

With plenty of seating, grassed areas to roll out a picnic mat and shady trees, the area is canopied by festoon lighting to provide an amazing space for people to relax, have fun and socialise.

The Nambour Library children’s program begins at 2pm with the singing of songs from different countries. There will also be multicultural dances, a fashion show and guest speakers from 4pm.

There will be two hours of creative workshops from 4pm, with Coco creative weaving, and Gathered Folk Donut decorating and ornament making. The workshops are by donation and you can walk in and sign up on the day. There will also be face painting.

The main entertainment in the forecourt will kick off at 5pm with live music by the talented Hayden Hack performing his afro funk tunes. The smooth soul sounds of Kaia Kingsley and world dance group Nizami will also take the stage!

Eat local, drink local

Delicious food will be provided by food trucks Viet Nom Nom and Matthew’s Pizza. You can also check out the local restaurants in the area and support local businesses.

There will be a licensed bar run by Tram Co. where you can purchase drink tickets and check out local brewers Sunshine and Sons, Diablo Co., Stalwarts Brewing and Morts Brewing Co. beverages, which you can enjoy from 4:30pm – 8:30pm.

The Nambour Forecourt upgrade is part of the Nambour Activation Plan.

Watch the community turning out to celebrate the first Nambour Forecourt Live event here: Sunshine Coast Council’s YouTube.

Register for a free ticket and bring the whole family down to Nambour Forecourt Live! It’s a fun, free, community event from 2pm – 8:30pm.

Harmony Week takes place from from March 15-21. You can find out more about the activities and events being held across the Sunshine Coast

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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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