Weekend planner | July 14-16, 2017

Crowd favourite: The Trapps played the regional tourism conference in Taree. This Saturday they head to  Harrington Hotel.

Crowd favourite: The Trapps played the regional tourism conference in Taree. This Saturday they head to Harrington Hotel.

Pub rock band The Trapps will play a gig at Harrington Hotel from 8.30pm this Saturday, July 15.

The Trapps originally formed in the late 1970s. 

Founding members Brett Godwin and Kevin Ballard have revived The Trapps with the view to reliving those gigs of the ‘70s and ‘80s again. The current lineup brings adds local leading musicians John Ballard and Brian Lambert to the mix.

In early 2013, the band was chosen as Mid North Coast finalists in the ABC radio Exhumed competition, making it to the final six bands for the region. The gig at Bellingen was filmed on ABC TV and all six shortlisted acts featured on ABC Radio Mid North Coast mornings before the Exhumed gig. The Trapps songlist is a “who waswho” in the ‘70s and ‘80s; David Bowie, Tom Petty, INXS, Rolling Stones, Cold Chisel, The Angels, AC/DC, Paul Kelly and more current songs.

What’s On

Friday July 14

  • Board Games and Puzzles (suitable for children 5+), 10am to 12pm at Harrington Library
  • Learn to Knit (suitable for children from age 10), 10am to 12pm at Wingham Library. Bookings essential.
  • Create and Meditate (suitable for children 5+) | 10:30am to 12pm at Taree Library. Bookings essential.
  • Origami Workshop (suitable for 8+), 2pm to 4pm at Hallidays Point Library. Bookings essential. 

Saturday July 15

  • Forster Farmers Market, 8am to 12pm, Forster Visitor Centre, Little Street, Forster.
  • The Hub Markets, 8am to 12pm, Taree Showground, Muldoon Street,  Taree.
  • Workshop: Piecing it Together, 1pm to 4pm, Manning Regional Art Gallery. Free. Bookings essential through the gallery.

Sunday July 16

  • Workshop: Piecing it Together, 1pm to 4pm, Manning Regional Art Gallery. Free. Bookings essential through the gallery.
  • Krambach Markets, 8am to 1pm, Krambach Hall, Bucketts Way, Krambach.

Enrolment day

Manning Valley U3A’s enrolment day will be held Tuesday July 18 from 9.30am to 11am at the Uniting Church in Taree. All welcome to enrol and enquire.

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