Cheer Day at QCE Carnival In Sumner

On 21 April, head on over to the Queensland Cheer Elite (QCE) carnival from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for ages 4-15 years! The event will be held at the QCE in Sumner.

The carnival promises to be a fun day for the members. It is also a perfect time for non-members who are interested in the sport to learn more about cheerleading.

Every 30 minutes, there will be free classes as well as other activities to enjoy.

Fun hair workshops, games, cheer activities, and face-painting are just some of the activities lined up for the day. Food such as sausage sizzle and fairy floss will be available as well.

It’s a free event, but you need to register here.

The QCE provides competitive, semi-competitive and recreational cheerleading options for kids ages four and above. It is recognised as one of the largest and most awarded cheerleading programs in the country. They train athletes ages four and above.

Address: 75 Araluen St.

Get Your Fill Of Delicious Brews Every Weekend At White Lies Brewing In Sumner

For the best handcrafted beer on tap every weekend, head on over to White Lies Brewing. The bar is located in one of the industrial centres in Sumner.

Owner Lee McAlister-Smiley said his passion for making homebrew gave birth to this booming business in Sumner.

In all truthfulness, While Lies Brewing is a perfect place to chill with your friends. Upon entering the area, you’ll find barrel seating as well as retro gaming stations to keep you and your companions entertained.

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There are 12 beers on tap, most of which are brewed on site. In fact, you can head over to the back and you can see brews still bubbling.

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You can also taste a platter of beer to find what best suits your palate.

If you don’t have any plans to stay, you can get takeaway beers as well.

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They only offer a handful of snacks. However, the good news is that various food trucks come to the area during the weekends.

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If you want to know more about which food truck will be present on the weekend at the bar, visit their Facebook page here.

Address: Unit 2, 32 Spine Street

Forking Goodness At Forking Espresso In Sumner

Tucked away in the heart of an industrial area in Sumner, Forking Espresso serves delicious cups of coffee and food to locals.

Established in January 2016, the cafe has indoor and outdoor seating. Upon entering, the airy interior gives a retro vibe. A long table serves as the perfect place if you are coming in groups or if you want to play some board games.

There are more seating inside that offers privacy. The cafe is dog-friendly as well so you can bring your furry pets along.

It is also one of the best places in the area that caters to birthdays and other functions.

New Menu!

In November of last year, Forking Espresso released a new menu.

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For breakfast, you can have delicious pancakes served with maple syrup and vanilla ice cream. If you want something heavier than that, you can opt for the Big Break which consists of eggs, bacon, sausage, hash brown and mushrooms.

THE Burger

For lunch, their Forking Burger is a definite must try. It is made with freshly made beef patty, maple bacon, tomato, lettuce, and sauce.


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They also have sweet treats for you that will perfectly go with your coffee. Try a cupcake or a slice of cake to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Address: 1/24 Spine Street

The QLD MotorSport Museum Has A New Home in Sumner

The Queensland MotorSport Museum is now open in Sumner. Formerly located in Ipswich, the museum will showcase a new layout with special exhibitions that will change on a monthly basis. Other new features are to be expected at its new location.

The museum displays an assortment of road and race cars. It also has a dedicated Speedway section and a floor for classic and collectibles motorcycles.

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You can find road and race cars dating back years ago such as the 130 DeSoto Straight 8 Roadster Barn, a 1969 Ford Mustang and a 1937 vintage care. They also have special displays that boasts of the 1981 Stefan Beloff F2 open wheeler race car.

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At the new location, there will be a dedicated area for artwork photography and other memorabilia such as the collection of die cast models.

New address: 25 Argon Street