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The low down : what is on in the Tweed this weekend?

The Searchers at Preston Guild Hall Theatre, 16th March 2010
The Searchers at Preston Guild Hall Theatre, 16th March 2010 Paul Thompson

Make someone else's wish come true

Make a Wish Foundation is hosting a charity event at Terranora Tennis Club on Sunday. Bring the kids down for some fun games, including giant tennis rackets and many more activities. Check out the good cause from 10am-2pm.

Pamper yourself at a luxury day spa

Although Valentine's Day has passed, treat your loved one to a relaxing day at The Golden Door Spa at Salt Village. Australia's largest day spa, it is located at the five-star Peppers Salt Resort and Spa at Kingscliff on the Tweed Coast. Indulge in any of their amazing massages, spend a day in the spa or sauna, or take up any of the beautiful skin treatments. The spa is open from 10am daily and appointments can be made on 6674 3233.

Look no further to find The Searchers

Don't miss the distinctive jangling sound of the 12-string guitar and rich harmonies of The Searchers, from their early beginnings in the late '50s as a skiffle group through the heady days of the '60s as teenage idols. They're on Saturday night at Twin Towns from 9pm. Tickets will set you back $30.

Grab a bargain at second-hand book sale

Head to the Murwillumbah Anglican Church undercroft today and tomorrow to grab a bargain on books. The Murwillumbah Leukaemia and Cancer Research Society is hosting a second-hand book sale with books priced from as little as 20 cents. Thousands of books will be on sale, with all money going directly to the Royal Children's Hospital Brisbane to research for the children's foundation and also to palliative care.

Catch a flight to Hoyts Tweed City

Head to Hoyts Tweed City to catch Denzel Washington hit Flight. In the action-packed mystery thriller, Washington stars as a seasoned airline pilot who crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving everyone on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault. On at 12.45pm Saturday and Sunday.

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