CANNON Hill Anglican College (CHAC) will host a Wetlands Festival on Sunday ,May 27, from 10am to 3pm.
The festival theme this year is Environment, Community and Sustainability.
The college grounds, at the corner of Krupp and Junction Roads, Cannon Hill, comprise 4.5 hectares of protected eucalyptus and mMelaleuca Wetlands. Situated on Perrin Creek, which runs through the College grounds, it is one of the last remaining stands of melaleuca wetlands in Brisbane.
The Wetlands Festival is run by CHAC’s Parents and Friends’ Association.
Funds raised this year willcontribute to energy-efficient solar panels, used to power the soon-to-be-constructed science centre, a state-of-the-art complex centred on four technologically-advanced specialist labs.
The event will featurestalls selling home-made sweets, cakes, preserves and craft items. Trash and Treasure, and pre-loved books, clothes, household items and toys will also be available.
The giant raffle includes a modular lounge suite, hand-made quilt and stand-up paddleboard.
As well, visitors can try their luck on the lucky envelopes stall, and popular games for children will include Lob-A-Choc and lucky dip.
Festival activities also include rides for all ages, bands, classical music, and fabulous festival food including Greek cuisine, barbecues, Japanese food and Devonshire teas.
Environmental displays and community stalls, art activities, a baking competition and drama performances including Theatresports will also add to the festivities.
CHAC’s talented musicians will entertain crowds throughout the day, with performances being emceed by special guests Terry Hansen from 97.3 and Loretta Ryan from 4BC.
For more information , go to www.chac.qld.edu.au