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Runcorn Heights State School Fete

Saturday, 03 September - 10.00am - 4.00pm

200 Nemies Road, Runcorn 4113

Come one come all! On Saturday, September 3 Runcorn Heights State School will be holding their Fete, which promises to be a fantastic day for the whole family. This fabulous event is aimed at showcasing Runcorn Heights State School, bringing the community together for a fun day out and raising much needed funds to air condition every classroom.

This will will be a "good old fashioned Fete" and include stalls, food & bar, raffle, rides, entertainment, free activities and giveaways, showbags, games and more! Gates open at 10.00am - entry is free - we'd love to see you there!

Let Us Entertain You!

The Runcorn Heights State School Fete offers school-based classes and community groups from a wide variety of backgrounds the opportunity to perform on the main stage at the Fete. We have a full program of wonderful non-stop entertainment planned for the day such as:

  • Drumming Team - The UQ Japanese Taiko Drumming Team perform traditional Japanese music and art
  • Runcorn Park Physical Culture Club - Enjoy a fusion of dance and sport performed by Runcorn Park Physical Culture Club
  • Class Performances - Performances by our own talented school students, school Choir, Orchestra and Band
  • SJJ Creative - Performances by SJJ Creative Dance Studio
  • Moon Lee Tae Kwon Do - Martial Arts displays by one of Australia's largest Martial Arts groups
  • Zumba with Nikki - Join in and do some Zumba with Nikki on stage or at her stall.
  • Vibe Dance Studio Brisbane – Dance troupe performances.
  • Traditional Shotokan Karate Federation – Takano Dojo will show off their traditional Karate.
  • Shaolin Kung Fu Guan – Traditional Chinese Lion and Dragon Dance.

Our official Entertainment Program will be available for download shortly. Watch this space for further details.

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Food And Drinks For All Tastes!

Looking for a great coffee, lunch or a spot to sit and unwind? Come along and try some of our wonderful selection of hot food, home-baked cakes, mouth-watering sweets and of course, sensational espresso coffee. For the kids, there's the ever-popular Fairy Floss, Ice Creams and Slushies!

  • Aussie BBQ Sausages - A Fete can't be a Fete without the legendary sausage sizzle.
  • Tangled Tatoes - Cooked to perfection, just the way you like it; our tangled curly potatoes will delight the taste buds!
  • Hot Chips - A fete favourite and one of our most popular stalls - who can resist?
  • Dagwood Dogs - Delicious crunchy batter covered Frankfurt, dipped into tomato sauce!
  • Wood Fired Pizza - Nothing beats a Wood Fired Pizza, especially when it's from Roam'Im Pizza
  • Coffee Trailer - Freshly brewed, ground and made to order Cappuccino, Latte, Flat White, Cafe Mocha and more from Cafe2U.
  • Cakes - A wide variety of home-baked cakes, biscuits, slices and more.
  • Runcorn Heights Cafe - The P&C will also be hosting a cafe where you can buy fruit salad and wraps – the healthy options!
  • Popcorn - A classic Fete fare enjoyed by all ages.
  • Ice Cream - Everyone loves ice cream, a perfect spring time treat supplied by Brisbane's very best Soft Serve vans Classic Ice Creams - enjoy!
  • Cold Drinks - Quench that thirst with a selection of soft drinks and waters
  • Fairy Floss - Mouth-watering fresh Fairy Floss from our friends The Floss Boss - you won't find tastier!
  • Slushies - Icy cold Slushies topped with all your favorite flavours!
  • Bar - Mum and Dad can sit back and relax with a beer, wine, spirits or champagne in the Bar, from 11am to 3pm.
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Lots to see and do at this year's Fete!

There will be plenty to see and do during the Fete which will feature a fantastic variety of stalls and activities. Pick up a bargain at the Trash and Treasure, or try your luck on the raffles and Sideshow Games!

  • Trash and Treasure - Be early and bag yourself a bargain!
  • Plants - Green fingers can pick up some Spring specials at the Plant Stall
  • Books - Grab a great read and save! Good-quality books for all members of the family
  • Showbags - Forget the EKKA, we have the best Showbags at affordable prices
  • Food and drinks - Take your pick from a wide selection of food and drinks, then sit back and enjoy all of the fabulous free entertainment.
  • Nova (106.9) - Nova Sandmans will be joining us from 12.40pm to 12.20pm with games and giveaways
  • Cake-baking competition - Showcase your baking skills at our ultimate Fete Bake Off!
  • Bunnings - Bunnings Underwood will be doing demonstrations on how to "Plant your own flower or herb seeds"
  • Raffles - What better way to give dad a super Father's Day gift than by winning him the Fete Raffle!
  • Carnival Games - Step right up and try your luck - there's heaps of great prizes to be won!
  • Face Painting - Our talented artists at Springfield Lakes Face Painting will put their artistic skills to use with some wonderful FREE Face Painting designs for boys and girls.
  • Balloon Twisting - Check out the awesome Balloon Twisting by our own Chappy Marion from 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm!
  • ATM2U - A special event ATM will be available on-site throughout the Fete!
  • Market Stalls - Lifestyle Market Stalls including personalised lockets and charms, waters flowers and plants, novelty toys, MIA Foil Sealed Creations, and handmade soy candles.
  • Chill Zone - Hang out at Boundless Yoga’s Chill Zone!
  • Cupcake Decorating - Decorate cupcakes with our year 5s!
  • Sideshow Games - There's great prizes to be one at our Year 2's Ring Toss Game and Year 6's Chocolate Toss. Step right up and try your luck!
  • Crazy Hair - Get a crazy hair do with our year 1's!
  • Kyabra Community Centre - Great kid's activities including play dough, soft toy construction and craft
  • Tennis Challenge - Hit the Target on the Tennis Court with Remar Tennis!
  • Hoyts Stall - 2 for 1 movie offers, prizes and HOYTS Rewards Balloons!
  • Indians Baseball Club - Head to the Indians Baseball Club Inc stall to sign up for the next season and see how fast you can throw in their inflatable pitch!
  • AMF Bowling Portalanes - Get you get a Strike on the AMF Bowling lane?
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Runcorn Heights State School Mega Raffle!

Ticket Prices: $2.00 per ticket. The Raffle will be drawn at 3.30pm at the Fete.

There's over 27 prizes to be won at this year's Fete Raffle valued at $3,814.00 and you have to be in it to win it!

  • Tangalooma Island Resort Family Getaway - $559.00
  • Rackley Swimming Runcorn 6 Months Swimming Lessons - $480.00
  • Deep Grey Photography Portraiture Gift Card - $250.00
  • Deep Grey Photography Portraiture Gift Card - $250.00
  • Deep Grey Photography Portraiture Gift Card - $250.00
  • Rackley Swimming Runcorn 3 Months Swimming Lessons - $240.00
  • 4 x Gold Coast Dive Centre Snorkelling Activity Vouchers - $196.00
  • Rackley Swimming Runcorn Adult 25 Swim Passes - $115.00
  • Rackley Swimming Runcorn Adult 10 Group Fitness Pass - $115.00
  • Kingston Park Raceway Voucher for races for 2 - $100.00
  • Kingston Park Raceway Voucher for races for 2 - $100.00
  • Boundless Yoga 10 Class Pass - $100.00
  • Boundless Yoga 10 Class Pass - $100.00
  • Boundless Yoga 10 Class Pass - $100.00
  • Boundless Yoga 10 Class Pass - $100.00
  • Wheel of Brisbane Gondola Ride (up to 6 adults & 2 children 4-12 years) - $99.00
  • Rackley Swimming Runcorn Child 25 Swim Passes - $90.00
  • Bel Amour Beaute Rejuvenation Facial - $90.00
  • Laserforce Membership for 3 & 2 Games - $75.00
  • 4 Hoyts Movie Tickets - $70.00
  • Sit Down Comedy Club for 2 - $60.00
  • Beach House Garden City Voucher - $50.00
  • Sassy Chics Children’s Day Spa Voucher - $50.00
  • Hogs Breath Cafe Garden City Voucher - $50.00
  • Officeworks Voucher - $50.00
  • Brisbane Broncos Nike T-shirt - $40.00
  • Australia Zoo Child’s Pass - $35.00

We would like to thank all those fabulous businesses who are supporting our fundraising efforts by donating goods and services for the Mega Raffle. You can see what brilliant prizes they have provided!

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Runcorn Heights State School Vuly Trampoline Raffle!

Ticket Prices: $2.00 for 1 ticket or $5.00 for 3 tickets. The Raffle will be drawn at 3.45pm at the Fete.

Be in the running for a brand new Vuly Trampoline valued at $2,500.00!

We would like to thank our majors sponsor Vuly Trampolines for their wonderful support of our Fete!

Keeping Our Kids Healthy, Happy and Active

Regardless of your age, science has proven that outdoor activity is beneficial to your health, and it is especially good for kids because their bodies and their brains are still developing. Unfortunately, instead jumping on trampolines or playing on swingsets, a lot of young children spend most of their time indoors these days. Sadly, they are missing out on so much, including 5 scientifically proven health benefits...read more.

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Amusement Rides For All Ages!

This year's Sideshow Alley is BIGGER THAN EVER with a new range of Carnival Rides guaranteeing non-stop fun and excitement for all ages. The rides will be operating at the Fete from 10.30am to 3.30pm.

  • Round Up - Get spun into tomorrow as you are pinned to the wall, on the carnival classic Round Up! Riders must be 120cm in height to ride the Round Up
  • Super Slide - The family-friendly Super Slide is a must for those who live in the fast lane. Riders must be 100cm to ride alone. Riders less than 100cm may ride with an adult (who rides free of charge when accompanying)
  • Alien Laser Game - Greetings Earthlings! This high-tech interactive activity is a blast! This attraction is suitable for ages 5 to 15 years
  • Bumper Balls - Climb into your giant inflatable Bubble and have a ball! This attraction is suitable for ages 6 to 15 years
  • Football Shootout - Try out your Soccer Skills on Football Shootout
  • Lion Safari - Have some real Jungle Fun on the Lion Safari Big Bouncer! Suits ages 6 to 15 years - two separate queues in operation.
  • Cactus Cabin - Toddler bouncy slide & bouncer combo just for the littlies suiting ages 5 years and under.

Like to win a FREE Ride Pass? Pre-order your Ride Pass and Download the colouring-in poster to be in the running to win your Ride Pass! There will be four lucky winners - 1 senior & junior boy and one senior & junior girl! Full details will be available with the Rides and Games flyer out soon!

All amusement rides and attractions are proudly supplied by Jubilee Entertainment.

online at flexischools.com.au

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Pet Selfie Competition

Introducing our Pet Selfie Competition!

Simply email a picture of your pet including "I love RHSS" or "Aim High" in your photo to rhssfete@runcheigss.eq.edu.au to be in the competition! We have prizes for the best 4 in each category - dogs, cats and other pets!

Your entries will be uploaded here to our facebook page and the 10 in each category with the most likes by September 2 will be judged and winners announced at the Fete!

Thanks to Compton Road Veterinary Surgery and Hoyts Cinema Sunnybank Plaza for their generous donation of the prizes! Thanks also to Duncan Pegg - Member for Stretton for printing the flyers!

Platinum Sponsors

vuly trampolines brisbane city council rackley swimming deep grey duncan pegg get smart schoolwear ashmore palms holiday village LJ Hooker Sunnybank Hills

Gold Sponsors

calamvale central newspower logo hoyts sunnybank tangalooma island resort medibank garden city Boundless Yoga guppys early learning centre doctor doctor

Silver Sponsors

ajsp compton road dental kingston park raceway georges paragon seafood restaurant amcal warrigal road avon Compton Road Veterinary Surgery Runcorn Tavern

Bronze Sponsors

graham perrett mp wheel of brisbane ikea logan gold coast dive centre sit down comedy club pernod ricard winemakers beach house Garden City millers sunnybank plaza woolworths sunnybank hills officeworks underwood


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Let's Get In Touch!

Contact Us!

For Sponsorship, Volunteering and general Fete enquiries, please email the Runcorn Heights State School Fete Committee at rhssfete@runcheigss.eq.edu.au

A member of the Fete Committee will reply to your enquiry asap.

Where we are!

Mailing Address

P & C Committee
Runcorn Heights State School
200 Nemies Rd
Runcorn QLD 4113

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