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"Kid I Am" Launceston's largest family event

"Bellamy's Organic Kid I Am" is an action-packed event filled with fun and inspiring activities for families of Northern Tasmania. Bringing all the local activity operators under the one roof for one day will provide the ultimate opportunity for kids to try a wide range of physically and mentally stimulating activities they didn’t know existed or never thought possible. The venue is organised into various zones that kids can move between. In the Performance Zone there will be singing, dancing, music and drama; in the Active Zone kids can kick a soccer ball and shoot a netball; in the Craft Zone kids can test their artistic ability on a huge art wall; and more. Being held at the Silverdome, this world class venue will provide the perfect platform for children to experience a fun day of new exciting activities in a safe and nurturing environment.

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2017 Tasmanian Yard Dog Championships

On Saturday 2nd December the Tasmanian Yard Dog Association will be holding their annual state championships at the Roberts Saleyards, Powranna. The competition commences at 7:30 am starting with an extensive judge’s address. Competition is run all day until completion at approximately 5pm. A yard dog trial is a competition in which a dog and handler work as a team and must negotiate sheep through a challenging predetermine course which tests the skill and knowledge of both handler and dog. Each competitor enters the arena with the maximum 100 points, these points are then deducted as seen fit by the judge over the duration of the course. The judge having earlier specified to competitors how they expect these obstacles to be undertaken with minimal fuss to the stock which in turn equals minimal point deductions. The given time limit for each run is twelve minutes. The Championships are divided up into 3 classes: Novice, Improver and Open. The top scorers in each class then enter a finals run off in which their first score is combined with their final run off score to determine the overall result of places.

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2018 Jewellery Gem and Mineral Fair

Come and see beautiful and amazing pieces of jewellery, plus gems and minerals from Tasmania, mainland Australia and around the world. The pieces are showcased to admire as well as purchase. Lapidary supplies and equipment etc., will be available for sale. Throughout the two days of the fair there will be faceting and cabochon demonstrations, plus children's gem sieving and gem/gold panning. Delicious food and refreshments available on-site, all weekend. Entry fee - Adults $5 Children under 16 free. 9am to 4pm both days.

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A Day on the Beach

With loads of sporting activities, live music, a sand sculpture competition, two big Aussie barbecues, double decker buses, and swimming races against the pristine backdrop of Kingston Beach, A Day on the Beach is a celebration of the beach, family fun and the Australian lifestyle. All activities are provided free of charge.

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A Taste of the Huon

A Taste of the Huon is a celebration of fine food, wine, arts, crafts and entertainment from the Huon Valley, D'Entrecasteaux Channel and Bruny Island regions of Tasmania. Held at Ranelagh which is only 30 minutes scenic drive south of Hobart, the festival is held over the long weekend in March and is one the most popular regional events in Tasmania drawing over 20,000 people throughout its two day program. With around 90 stalls the festival is about showcasing some of the finest and freshest quality produce and quality wines the state has to offer, all of which can be found in the abundant cafes, wineries and berry farms that are scattered amongst rolling hills and along the winding Huon River. Entertainment includes something for everyone, energy sapping activities for the kids leaving parents time to relax and enjoy the cultural delights on offer to the cool strains of jazz.

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AFL 2018 - Hawthorn v Brisbane Lions

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 17, Hawthorn will face Brisbane Lions. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season. Game starts at 1.45pm.

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AFL 2018 - Hawthorn v Gold Coast Suns

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 14 Hawthorn will face Gold Coast Suns. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season. Game starts at 1.45pm.

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AFL 2018 - Hawthorn v Port Adelaide

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 11 Hawthorn will face Port Adelaide. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season. Game starts at 2.10pm.

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AFL 2018 - Hawthorn v St Kilda

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 6, Hawthorn will face St Kilda. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season. Game starts at 7.25pm.

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AFL 2018 - North Melbourne v Carlton

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 4, North Melbourne meets Carlton at Blundstone Arena, Bellerive, Hobart. The game starts at 7.25pm. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Hobart with friends and family. Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketek or by purchasing tickets at one of three retail locations: Theatre Royal - 29 Campbell Street, Hobart. Bellerive Oval / Blundstone Arena - 15 Derwent Street, Bellerive. CD Centre, Shop 32 Meadow Mews, Kings Meadows.

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