Events

“AUSTRALIAN ITALIAN FESTIVAL”

This annual festival celebrates the rich Italian culture in the Hinchinbrook district. Boasting authentic Italian cuisine and entertainment, it’s great family fun. TYTO, Ingham 07 4776 5288 australianitalianfestival.com.au August 4 – 6

Events

“2017 WINTER RACING CARNIVAL”

Get ready Townsville, for the colour and glamour of the Winter Racing Carnival with six huge events over two weeks. Marquee packages available. Book early! View our full article on this event here. Townsville Turf Club Racecourse Road, Cluden 07 4778 2400 townsvilleturfclub.com.au July 15 – 29 Tickets available from

Events

“AN AFTERNOON WITH MARGARET”

Sip and savour your way through the many tastes of the Margaret River with winter-inspired dishes, distinctive wines, craft beer and live entertainment. A Touch of Salt 86 Ogden Street, Townsville City 07 4724 4441 atouchofsalt.com.au Sunday July 7 from 12 noon  | Entry $15 per person Tickets available from

Recipes

“BLACKBERRY CHIA JAM CRUMBLE BARS”

  Recipe by Hazel & Cacao Blackberry Chia Jam Crumble Bars BLACKBERRY CHIA JAM: ∙ 1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries (thaw if frozen) ∙ 1 tbsp chia seeds ∙ 1 tbsp raw honey or maple syrup BASE: ∙ 1 cup almonds ∙ 1 cup rolled oats ( gluten free