Rounding off the Music in the Park series for 2019 is Brisbane based covers band The Grin.

Playing hits from the 80s to present day, The Grin cover a wide range of artists including Pearl Jam, Live, Collective Soul … just to name a few.

Sit back, relax and enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon in the glorious setting of Peacehaven Botanic Park.

Friends of Peacehaven Botanic Park would like to acknowledge and thank Heritage Bank Highfields Community Branch and Progressive Community Crows Nest Ltd. for sponsoring the music program.    Our thanks also go to Charter Hall and High Country Herald for their advertising and promotional support.

Selecting plants for sustainable gardens

Selecting plants for sustainable gardens

The Friends of Peacehaven Botanic Park invite you to a free presentation on Thursday 14 November t at the Highfields Tavern. (corner or Highfields and Obrien Roads, Highfields)

Toowoomba local Mike Wells has been a horticultural educator at TAFE for the past 20 years. He also contributes a widely-read weekly gardening article in the Toowoomba Chronicle, having done so since 2013, as well as numerous gardening publications.

Mike loves to help solve gardeners’ problems on ABC Southern QLD every second Saturday morning at 9am.  He also operates a horticultural consultancy, Wellsley Horticulture, specialising in garden design, plant selection, soil improvement, plant nutrition, and efficient irrigation, and is particularly passionate about helping homeowners turn any bare soil into a productive patch.

The evening kicks off around 6.00 pm and dinner and drinks are at your own expense. The presentation will start around 7.00 pm

This is the last in our TAVERN TALK series for 2019 so, if you're planning to come along, please email and let us know how many in your party so we can make sure there are enough seats for everyone.



The annual Carols at Peacehaven will be held at Peacehaven Botanic Park on Saturday 7 December 2019

Organised by the combined churches of Highfields, and supported by Toowoomba Regional Council, the program includes a mixture of traditional and modern carols and a visit by Santa who will be collecting your donated gifts.

This year the nominated charity is HOPE FOR OUR CHILDREN 
You can help make Christmas a little brighter for children in foster care by donating books, soft toys, water bottles, school stationery, backpacks, pyjamas, underwear, toys, personal hygiene products - tooth brushes, toothpaste, combs, hair brushes etc - suited for girls or boys aged 6 months to 18 years.
(Please donate only new items. They can be for any age and we ask that they are unwrapped)

Members of the Highfields North-Eastern Downs Lions Club will have the barbecue fired up and food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Gates open at 5.00 pm with the entertainment starting at 6.00 pm.  Rounding off the evening will be a spectacular fireworks display, sponsored by Heritage Bank Community Branch Highfields & Crows Nest.

It's a wonderful evening for the whole family so bring a picnic rug and chairs for a great night out … and don’t forget your mobile phone or a torch

Gold coin donation greatly appreciated.