Cannon Hill Anglican College’s Wetlands Festival Hosts Family-Friendly Celebration

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Cannon Hill Anglican College (CHAC) is hosting their biennial Wetlands Festival on Sunday, 27 May 2018. Lots of fun family-friendly activities await festival goers in this major fundraising event.

A variety of rides, attractions, arts and crafts stalls, student performances, great food stalls and more will be available for kids of all ages to enjoy.

Festivities start at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. at the CHAC campus.

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The Wetlands Festival will include a market precinct offering a variety of homemade sweets, cakes, jams and preserves, as well as upcycled crafts, plants, and seedlings, recycled books, and clothing.

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Lots of fun rides and games will be available for the kids to enjoy including 360-Degree Dance Party, Dodgem Cars, Avalanche, Cha-Cha, Giant Slide, Cannibal Pots, Pirate Ship, Slam Dunk Basketball, and Jumping Castle and Toddler Centre. You can buy an armband to get unlimited rides all day.

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Several amusements will also be at the festival which includes a Dunk Tank, Body Art Stall, Little Animal House Petting Zoo, and more.

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Their 2018 Silent Auction will include the Festival Art Exhibition, a collaboration with the local community, for the first time. The Festival Art Exhibition aims to showcase the visual arts whilst giving CHAC students and community artists an opportunity to exhibit their work with those from professional artists.

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Proud paw-rents of adorable furries can enter the fun Virtual Pet Show. Simply upload your favourite pet photo and follow the instructions in the registration page. You can also vote for your favourite pet amongst the list of entries on the site.

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The Wetlands Festival is CHAC’s way of celebrating the natural environment of the Perrin Creek Wetlands. The event is a celebration of community, environment, and sustainability of the wonderful Wetlands area.

CHAC is the custodian of one of the last remaining stands of Melaleuca wetlands in Brisbane.

The Wetlands Festival 2018 is supported by Rightway Driving School, The Colmslie Hotel, Fernwood Carindale, Shingle Inn, Eyedeal Optometrist and Councillor for Morningside Ward Kara Cook.

For more updates on the upcoming festival, visit the Wetlands Festival’s official page or their event’s page on Facebook.