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Scarborough Sounds
3 Sep 4.00pm - 8.00pm Scarborough Free
Spend Father’s Day afternoon in a magical setting by the Scarborough seaside listening to a superb program of free world class live music from outstanding artists.
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What's Cooking in the Gardens?
3 Sep 9.00am - 3.00pm Redcliffe
A celebration of food, lifestyle and sustainability. Festival-goers will enjoy vibrant displays and demonstrations as this normally secluded haven transforms into a world of 'green' fun.
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Meet Shamini Flint
7 Sep 2.00pm - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
Shamini Flint, ex-lawyer and writer, will explain why she believes that dipping our toes into the bloody bath of crime fiction writing is a great way to explore the tensions (as well as the curries and the beer!) within modern Asian society.  Join Shamini Flint and Inspector Singh as she takes us on a journey through the back streets of Asia.
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Jetty Fiesta
9 Sep 3.00pm - 9.00pm Redcliffe Free
Redcliffe’s biggest street party for the whole family! Redcliffe Parade will come alive on Saturday 9 September for this years Jetty Fiesta.
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Redcliffe Remembers
10 Sep 8.00am - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Redcliffe Remembers will transform the Redcliffe Foreshore Precinct into historical hot-spots, celebrating and honouring the Peninsula’s iconic people and places, both past and present.
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Strathpine Teddy Bears' Picnic
13 Sep 9.00am - 12.00noon Strathpine Free
Pack your favourite teddy bear and get ready for a morning of family fun at the Pine Rivers Teddy Bears’ Picnic.
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BBQ & Bonfire Night
16 Sep 5.30pm - 8.30pm Wamuran Free
There will be plenty of sizzling entertainment with outdoor games, food and an exciting line-up of live music. There will also be free face painting, a jumping castle, children’s arts & crafts and outdoor games.
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Prima Presents - Spamalot
29 Sep - 8 Oct Various times Redcliffe
Join King Arthur and the knights of the round table as they fight to survive killer rabbits, the Black Knight, and the plague. Will they find the Holy Grail, and will they discover whether two swallows can carry a coconut?
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Saturday 24 June - Saturday 16 September

Exhibition: Affinity - Whiteley Contemporaries and Peers
Caboolture Free
Affinity highlights Australian artists from the 1960s through to the 1990s, and how their lives intersected with Brett Whiteley, both professionally and personally.

Saturday 15 July - Saturday 16 September

Exhibition: Brett Whiteley - Other places (somewhere else)
Caboolture Free
Brett Whiteley (1939-1992) is regarded as one of Australia’s most iconic artists winning many major prizes and awards, and with works in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia; Tate Gallery, London; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Friday 21 July - Sunday 1 October

Exhibition: Making Do
Bribie Island Free
During the Great Depression of the 1930s and the war years of the 1940s, ‘making do’ was a way of life for many families.

Friday 28 July - Sunday 24 September

Exhibition: Indigenous Australians at War - From the Boer War to the present
Whiteside Free
This award-winning travelling exhibition from the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, celebrates the courage, tenacity and resourcefulness of Indigenous Australians in the armed forces, from the Boer War to the present.

Self-paced activity: Kit bags and letters home
Whiteside Free
Servicemen and women had to pack a kit bag for their area of service. Learn about standard and personal 'comfort' items that ANZACs took with them to war, and write your own 'letter home'.

Saturday 29 July - Friday 1 September

Window exhibition: Oliver Armstrong
Strathpine Free
Oliver Armstrong is a very young artist with a very long career. 

Tuesday 1 August - Saturday 2 September

Foyer Exhibition: Lesley Shelley
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Lesley is a professional multi-award winning artist, working mainly in oils. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art and has taught painting for TAFE Pine Rivers.

Friday 11 August - Tuesday 12 September

Exhibition: STEEL - art design architecture
Strathpine Free
STEEL explores innovative ways that steel is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century.

Tuesday 22 August - Saturday 16 September

Exhibition: Jacky Lowry - Western Wonders
9.00am Caboolture Free
Collagraph prints of plants from around Albany, Western Australia.

Friday 1 September

How to Make More Money in your Business Now!
6.45am - 9.00am Kallangur Free
This Business Breakfast event will teach you how to generate more leads in your business and how to turn those leads into sales and money in the bank.

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 12.30pm Bribie Island Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Manward
6.00pm - 7.30pm Caboolture Free
Manward is a community of men who come together to build stronger bodies and minds through fitness and mateship. 

Music Box North Lakes
9.30am - 10.45am North Lakes
Music Box focuses on fun participation for children through songs and physical movement which assists in a child's cognitive development and motor skills.

Pasifika Playgroup
10.00am - 12.00noon Deception Bay
Come and visit Pasifika Playgroup every Friday for families with children ages 0 - 5 years old for a great morning to make new friends, develop new skills, and play time. 

Friday 1 September - Sunday 3 September

2017 QLD State Canine Disc Championships
1.30pm - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
State Championship Event for frisbee catching dogs and their handlers, competing to be crowned the QLD State Champion.

Saturday 2 September - Friday 29 September

Window exhibition: Chantel Schott and Amber Kilkenny
Strathpine Free
Parallel Impression is a collaboration between two artists, Amber Kilkenny and Chantel Schott.

Saturday 2 September

2017 Moreton Bay Multicultural Fiesta
2.00pm - 6.00pm Strathpine
Considered by many to be the most significant multicultural event in the Moreton Bay region, each year the fiesta showcases talent, food and culture from across the globe and aims to bring awareness to how diverse the Moreton Bay Region is.

Artisans Guild Childrens Art Classes
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children.

Create: Driftwood Craft Class for Adults with Sandra Skodnik
9.30am - 12.30pm Eatons Hill
Learn how to carve and decorate driftwood into a small take home sculpture with Sandra Skodnik, woodcarver and sculptor.

Heritage Flag Day
9.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture
Caboolture Heritage Village will host Heritage Flag Day. Join with dignitaries, visitors and locals to witness the spectacular parade and the flag raising ceremony. Enjoy the country village atmosphere with plenty to experience for the whole family.

Kippa-Ring Kindy Family Fun Day
3.00pm - 6.00pm Kippa-Ring Free
C & K Kippa-Ring Kindy is holding their annual fundraising event with lots of stalls, jumping castle, face painting, art show, sausage sizzle and a mega raffle. Our Family Fun Day theme is: 'Protecting children is everybody's business'. Come and join us for an exciting afternoon. *no EFTPOS is available at stalls.

Movie Night
5.00pm - 10.00pm Dakabin Free
Movie on the Oval (in the hall if raining). Free entry. Food and drinks available before and during movie. Hamburgers, sausage sizzle and drinks for sale with profits going to help raise funds for the school.  

Old Skool Cars N Street Machines Car Show
4.00pm - 7.30pm Caboolture
Family Friendly Old Skool Car Show with markets, rides and more!

Redcliffe City Choir presents Funky Folk
2.00pm - 5.00pm Redcliffe
Join the Redcliffe City Choir for an afternoon of an eclectic mix of folk and jazz. Take the Chatanooga Choo Choo Beyond the Sea to Charlottetown via Linden Lea, along with the Gypsy Rover and Sinatra to Jave Jive and All That Jazz. 

Saturday 2 September - Saturday 28 October

Exhibition: 15 Artists 2017
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
This annual award plays a pivotal role in the growth of the Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Collection. The $8000 acquisitive prize exhibits 15 Artists that reflect the collection’s focus of culture, identity, spirit and sense of place.

Sunday 3 September

All Aussie Fathers Day
9.00am - 4.30pm Kurwongbah
The All Aussie Father's Day is a family friendly event aimed at celebrating all things Australian, including our love for great cars and what better date then Father's Day.

Dayboro Markets
8.00am - 12.30pm Dayboro Free
Monthly markets held on the first Sunday of each month.

FlippaBall
11.30am - 12.30pm Albany Creek
A fun and exciting way for little kids to be introduced to the sport of water polo. The clinic is held in the shallow end of Albany Creek Leisure Centre with modified rules. The clinic is for 6 - 9 year olds and is run by The North Brisbane Polo Bears.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba
A family orientated group of stall holders, we want northside community markets to be a nice and fun experience whether you are buying or selling.

ReadySetGoPolo Clinic
12.30pm - 2.00pm Albany Creek
The ReadySetGo Polo clinic is a pre-season water polo training clinic looking to help the club 'get ready for the 17/18 water polo season. The duration of the clinic is five weeks for competent swimmers aged 9-13, leading up to sign-on. Involvement includes new and old members.

Scarborough Sounds
4.00pm - 8.00pm Scarborough Free
Spend Father’s Day afternoon in a magical setting by the Scarborough seaside listening to a superb program of free world class live music from outstanding artists.

What's Cooking in the Gardens?
9.00am - 3.00pm Redcliffe
A celebration of food, lifestyle and sustainability. Festival-goers will enjoy vibrant displays and demonstrations as this normally secluded haven transforms into a world of 'green' fun.

Wonders of the Wallum Spring Wildflower Walk
8.00am - 11.00am Bribie Island Free
The Bribie Island Environmental Protection Association (BIEPA) welcomes visitors and wildflower enthusiasts to join our annual Wonders of the Wallum Spring Wildflower Walk.Recommended attire: Hat, long pants, sleeves, sturdy hiking/walking shoes, sunscreen. Bring: cameras, binoculars (for birds) and refreshments.

Monday 4 September - Saturday 30 September

Foyer Exhibition: Remembering Sandra Hines
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
A watercolourist, Sandra was a very active member of the Redcliffe Art Society (RAS) for the last eight years of her life, working tirelessly in different positons on the RAS’s Management Committee for seven of those years.

Monday 4 September

Monday painting group
10.30am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
Every Monday the gallery hosts a free adults painting group where participants with a range of experience come together to paint and be inspired by the current exhibition.

Tuesday 5 September

Artisans Guild Caboolture and District - Gretas Craft Group
9.30am - 10.30am Burpengary
The craft group is a group of ladies that enjoy being together doing their craft and swapping ideas. Morning tea is provided.

BforB Business Networking
11.45am - 1.30pm Redcliffe
A well organised, fun, lunchtime networking event for those looking for long term referral based networking.

Conversational English Group
9.30am - 11.30am North Lakes Free
CEG is a friendly and relaxed group for speakers of other languages that supports individuals to improve their English speaking skills. Understand Aussie sayings, jokes and pronunciation. Meet new people and have a lot fun as you learn.

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 1.30pm North Lakes Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Wednesday 6 September

Free Career Counselling
9.30am - 1.30pm Deception Bay Free
Make a plan to find the job of your dreams in a free one hour one-on-one session with qualified career counsellors from QUT Caboolture.

Thursday 7 September

Meet Shamini Flint
2.00pm - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
Shamini Flint, ex-lawyer and writer, will explain why she believes that dipping our toes into the bloody bath of crime fiction writing is a great way to explore the tensions (as well as the curries and the beer!) within modern Asian society.  Join Shamini Flint and Inspector Singh as she takes us on a journey through the back streets of Asia.

World Suicide Prevention Day
9.00am - 12.30pmCabooltureFree
Moreton North Suicide Prevention Network together with Roses in the Ocean and Walk Out of the Shadows are hosting a community event at Centenary Lakes.

Friday 8 September

Early Colonial Dance
7.30pm - 9.30pm Samford
Dance Heritage in Moreton Bay. Dance workshops to experience the social dances which were so important in early colonial Australia. Everyone is welcome and all the dances are taught on the night. These were the forerunners to the popular bush dance and are danced in groups rather than couples. They range from the highly energetic through to slow and stately. It’s known as the most social of all dance forms.No experience or partner required. No need to book - just turn up. Have fun, get fitter and meet new people. 

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 12.30pm Bribie Island Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Music Box North Lakes
9.30am - 10.45am North Lakes
Music Box focuses on fun participation for children through songs and physical movement which assists in a child's cognitive development and motor skills.

Pasifika Playgroup
10.00am - 12.00noon Deception Bay
Come and visit Pasifika Playgroup every Friday for families with children ages 0 - 5 years old for a great morning to make new friends, develop new skills, and play time. 

Saturday 9 September - Sunday 10 September

Bribie Island Gem Festival
8.00am - 4.00pm Banksia Beach
Enjoy interesting displays of handcrafted jewellery, gemstones, minerals, rocks, crystals and fossils, lapidary tools and workshop demonstrations, gift ideas for all occasions and children's fossicking.

Saturday 9 September

4 Nations Veterans Rugby Festival
12.00noon - 11.30pm Clontarf Free
The final Queensland 4 Nations veterans rugby championship of the year.

Artisans Guild Childrens Art Classes
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children.

Fire Management Workshop
9.00am - 3.00pm Bellthorpe Free
Join SEQ Fire and Biodiversity Consortium, the Rural Fire Service and Council Officers at the Fire Management Workshop in Bellthorpe. 

How to Look Good in Shorts: short story writing workshop (A Write Around Moreton Bay event)
9.00am - 12.30pm North Lakes Free
This workshop provides aspiring short story writers with the tools to source ideas and turn them into captivating short stories suitable for publication or competition entry.

How to: Market & network development for emerging artists with Katie Edmiston
9.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture
Understanding your product along with identifying and developing the right market, network and audience for your work is a key step in developing a successful arts practice and business. 

Jetty Fiesta
3.00pm - 9.00pm Redcliffe Free
Redcliffe’s biggest street party for the whole family! Redcliffe Parade will come alive on Saturday 9 September for this years Jetty Fiesta.

Organic gardening with biodynamic methods
9.15am - 4.30pm Camp Mountain
This 2 day course gives you a comprehensive introduction to working with biodynamic methods in your organic vegetable garden and orchard.

Samford State School Festival
11.00am - 5.00pm Samford Free
Rides, entertainment, raffle, AFL, NRL, food stalls, plants, sideshow alley and much more.

Samford State School Spring Festival
10.00am - 7.00pm Samford Free
Dreaming of a day where the Country meets the City – but without the busy crowds of the Ekka?

Vintage Machinery Display
9.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine
Come along and see Vintage Stationary Engines, Tractors, Cars, Trucks and bikes.

Sunday 10 September

FlippaBall
11.30am - 12.30pm Albany Creek
A fun and exciting way for little kids to be introduced to the sport of water polo. The clinic is held in the shallow end of Albany Creek Leisure Centre with modified rules. The clinic is for 6 - 9 year olds and is run by The North Brisbane Polo Bears.

North Brisbane Polo Bears Water Polo Sign on
2.00pm - 4.00pm Albany Creek Free
Water polo is Australia's fastest growing summer sport. The North Brisbane Polo Bears will be holding their annual SignOn/Registration Day.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba
A family orientated group of stall holders, we want northside community markets to be a nice and fun experience whether you are buying or selling.

ReadySetGoPolo Clinic
12.30pm - 2.00pm Albany Creek
The ReadySetGo Polo clinic is a pre-season water polo training clinic looking to help the club 'get ready for the 17/18 water polo season. The duration of the clinic is five weeks for competent swimmers aged 9-13, leading up to sign-on. Involvement includes new and old members.

Redcliffe Remembers
8.00am - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Redcliffe Remembers will transform the Redcliffe Foreshore Precinct into historical hot-spots, celebrating and honouring the Peninsula’s iconic people and places, both past and present.

Tuesday 12 September

Artisans Guild Caboolture and District - Gretas Craft Group
9.30am - 10.30am Burpengary
The craft group is a group of ladies that enjoy being together doing their craft and swapping ideas. Morning tea is provided.

Conversational English Group
9.30am - 11.30am North Lakes Free
CEG is a friendly and relaxed group for speakers of other languages that supports individuals to improve their English speaking skills. Understand Aussie sayings, jokes and pronunciation. Meet new people and have a lot fun as you learn.

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 1.30pm North Lakes Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

The Australian Army Band
Various times Redcliffe
The venue’s favourite entertainers, The Australian Army Band returns in September with a much anticipated Broadway Show.

Wednesday 13 September

Dance Showcase
6.30pm Redcliffe
The Dance Showcase is an annual evening celebrating Grace Academy Dance Troupes and the classroom work of Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Dance students.

Hannah Cutts: The Art of Visual Communication
10.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Join artist and designer Hannah Cutts as she discusses how her successful career in visual communication. 

Heritage Talk: I'll fight for white Australia! Queensland's Aborigines in the First World War
10.00am Whiteside Free
Rod Pratt, author of By cripes! I'll fight for white Australia! Queensland Aborigines in the first A.I.F. will discuss on a broad level how Queensland Aboriginals service fit into the current ANZAC myth.

Strathpine Teddy Bears' Picnic
9.00am - 12.00noon Strathpine Free
Pack your favourite teddy bear and get ready for a morning of family fun at the Pine Rivers Teddy Bears’ Picnic.

Wednesday 13 September - Sunday 8 October

Art Exhibition 'Celebrating Alex'
10.00am - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Alex's latest works were of the Gayundah and 'Icons of Redcliffe'. Alex had great achievements over the years, not only as a creative artist but also as an award winning architect.

Thursday 14 September

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Family History
10.30am - 11.30am Deception Bay
Learn how and where to search for your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage.

Friday 15 September

Create: Driftwood Craft Class for Adults with Sandra Skodnik
9.30am - 12.30pm Eatons Hill
Learn how to carve and decorate driftwood into a small take home sculpture with Sandra Skodnik, woodcarver and sculptor.

Family Fun Event for Disability Action Week
3.00pm - 5.30pm Redcliffe Free
The event aims to host a family fun event for Disability Action Week, showcasing disability services in the Moreton Bay region. The afternoon will consist of guest speakers, games and entertainment.

Homestead Country Music Club - Monthly Social
7.00pm - 11.30pm Caboolture
Homestead Country Music has its home at Caboolture Historical village and welcomes the general public to a night of fantastic music and friendship monthly.

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 12.30pm Bribie Island Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Music Box North Lakes
9.30am - 10.45am North Lakes
Music Box focuses on fun participation for children through songs and physical movement which assists in a child's cognitive development and motor skills.

Pasifika Playgroup
10.00am - 12.00noon Deception Bay
Come and visit Pasifika Playgroup every Friday for families with children ages 0 - 5 years old for a great morning to make new friends, develop new skills, and play time. 

Friday 15 September - Friday 14 September

Artisans Guild Caboolture & District - Mixed Media Art Class
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Mixed Media Art Class with Chris Edwards. Every Friday at 10am. Come along and get creative. BYO Supplies.

Saturday 16 September - Saturday 14 October

Women on Water
6.30am - 9.30am Redcliffe Free
Free program to get women active and stand up paddleboarding.

Saturday 16 September - Saturday 15 September

Artisan's Guild Caboolture & District - Childrens Art Class
8.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Children's art class with Jane Hilton, a fun class for your children to explore their creative talents.

Saturday 16 September - Saturday 11 November

Exhibition: Disruptive Patterns
Strathpine Free
Camouflage has its roots in nature and art. This exhibition explores the work of three artists - Kathryn Blumke, Julian Thompson and Jemima Wyman - and their fascination with the hidden and the revealed.

Saturday 16 September - Sunday 1 October

School Holiday Programs - Libraries
Various times All Free
Check out all the fun for kids and activities for teens at libraries during the school holidays.

Saturday 16 September - Sunday 9 September

Vinyasa Flow Yoga
8.00am - 5.00pm Mango Hill
Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Saturday 16 September

Artisans Guild Childrens Art Classes
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children.

BBQ & Bonfire Night
5.30pm - 8.30pm Wamuran Free
There will be plenty of sizzling entertainment with outdoor games, food and an exciting line-up of live music. There will also be free face painting, a jumping castle, children’s arts & crafts and outdoor games.

Bribie Island State School Community Carnival
10.00am - 4.00pm Bribie Island Free
The Bribie Island State Schools Biannual Community Carnival is a fantastic, fun filled local event which attracts stalls, displays, rides, activities and entertainment for all age groups.

Ladies only Pop Up market event
2.00pm - 6.00pm Samford Free
Unique and Exquisite Stallholders selling products and services that are specific to women.

Tunes in the Park
3.30pm - 5.30pm Morayfield Free
Live music featuring New Zealand guest artists "Resonate"  and local talent. Afternoon tea and free kids activities. 

Sunday 17 September

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba
A family orientated group of stall holders, we want northside community markets to be a nice and fun experience whether you are buying or selling.

Monday 18 September - Wednesday 27 September

School Holiday Tennis Clinics
8.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe
Focus Tennis Academy at Redcliffe Tennis Centre will be holding two holiday clinics over the September school holidays for children aged 6-13 across our Red, Orange, Green and Yellow ball levels.

Monday 18 September - Wednesday 20 September

SCA Queensland Baseball Camp
9.00am - 3.00pm Bunya
Baseball QLD and Sports Camps Australia (SCA) are hosting a camp over the holidays that will cover all aspects of the game. In the areas of fitness, strength & conditioning to hitting, pitching, base running and fielding, players will reap the benefits of professional instruction.

Monday 18 September - Monday 10 September

Artisans Guild Caboolture & District - Watercolour Class
9.30am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Watercolour class with Rob Thomas. Every Monday morning, except public holidays. BYO supplies.

Monday 18 September

Monday painting group
10.30am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
Every Monday the gallery hosts a free adults painting group where participants with a range of experience come together to paint and be inspired by the current exhibition.

Tuesday 19 September - Saturday 14 October

Exhibition: Aaron Butt: River Derwent, MONA
9.00am Caboolture Free
River Derwent, MONA is an exhibition of paintings and photographs depicting the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), its surroundings and its contents over two winter excursions.

Tuesday 19 September

Activity: Animals That Hide
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Animals hide in many different ways. Take a look at camouflage through the eyes of an artist and explore patterning, or make a hidden creature diorama.

Artisans Guild Caboolture and District - Gretas Craft Group
9.30am - 10.30am Burpengary
The craft group is a group of ladies that enjoy being together doing their craft and swapping ideas. Morning tea is provided.

BforB Business Networking
11.45am - 1.30pm Redcliffe
A well organised, fun, lunchtime networking event for those looking for long term referral based networking.

Conversational English Group
9.30am - 11.30am North Lakes Free
CEG is a friendly and relaxed group for speakers of other languages that supports individuals to improve their English speaking skills. Understand Aussie sayings, jokes and pronunciation. Meet new people and have a lot fun as you learn.

Family Fun Day
10.00am - 2.00pm Redcliffe Free
Family Fun Day - Artist workshops, free face painting and crazy hair, jumping castle, sausage sizzle, drinks and prizes to give away.

Food, Fun & Friends
10.00am - 1.00pm Caboolture
Come and join us for our monthly Food, Fun and Friends meeting on the third Tuesday of every month, from February to November

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 1.30pm North Lakes Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Tuesday 19 September - Wednesday 20 September

Dunkirk
Various times Redcliffe
In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found.

Wednesday 20 September

Activity: Tiny Towns
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Children can construct cityscapes and other elements of built environments out of paper while developing their fine motor skills, maths, problem solving abilities.

Caboolture Historical Village Kids Activity Days
9.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture
This approaching school holidays Caboolture Historical Village will host 'Kids Activity Days.' Make and decorate a kite, ride a train, sieve for some gems, play some games and much more.

Stephen Hart: Process + Public Art
10.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Sculptor Stephen Hart will discuss the development of his work in 15 Artists and how this informed his creative process for his recent public artwork. 

The Magical Morning Tea
10.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
The Creators of Lollipop Land and The Faeries Tea Party present: The Magical Morning Tea. Take a trip into an enchanted fairy-world with unicorns, rainbows and butterflies, these September school holidays for this all-new event.

Workshop: Friendship bracelets
10.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
Friendship bracelets are handmade and intended for a special person, and are often used as parting gifts. In this workshop we will explore various designs and techniques of knotting to create a gift and symbol of lasting friendship.


Today

Thursday 21 September - Thursday 20 September

Artisans Guild Caboolture & Districts - The Thursday Painters
9.30am - 12.00noon Burpengary
The Thursday Painters. A paint together group organised by Artisans Guild Members, Robyn Cutler and Dawn Gallagher. For Artists of all mediums to paint together, share ideas and have a cuppa. BYO lunch and art supplies.

Thursday 21 September

Activity: Art-o-saur Dinosaurs
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create them, build them, colour them. Everyone loves dinosaurs!

Workshop: Make your own Diary
10.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
Army personnel who served during war time often wrote about their experiences. In this workshop we will investigate traditional methods of book binding to create our own diary.

Friday 22 September

Activity: Origami Challenge
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Origami can be quite challenging but it's easier when you know how. Learn how to make a boxes, planes, cranes and decorations.

Activity: Pattern Creations
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Make an amazing kaleidocycle (an intricate moving paper toy); colour or create mandalas, make dynamic collaged cards and bookmarks or explore tessellations Escher style.

Lord of the Lake
9.30am - 4.30pm Kurwongbah
The Lord of the Lake is Queensland's premiere Historic Motorcycle event. Held at the iconic Lakeside Park, North of Brisbane, it is the perfect setting to experience historic bikes.

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 12.30pm Bribie Island Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Music Box North Lakes
9.30am - 10.45am North Lakes
Music Box focuses on fun participation for children through songs and physical movement which assists in a child's cognitive development and motor skills.

Pasifika Playgroup
10.00am - 12.00noon Deception Bay
Come and visit Pasifika Playgroup every Friday for families with children ages 0 - 5 years old for a great morning to make new friends, develop new skills, and play time. 

The Beatlegs
7.30pm Redcliffe
The Beatlegs are the ultimate Beatles tribute show. Since 2008 they have been reproducing the iconic sound and look of the Fab Four with multiple costume changes, superb harmonies and music.

Workshop: Wooden Memory Box
10.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
Memory boxes contain objects that help us to reflect on the past and recall people and events. In this program we will build our own wooden box for special keepsakes.

Saturday 23 September

Artisans Guild Childrens Art Classes
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children.

Is Everybody Here Festival
10.00am - 7.00pm Morayfield Free
The event aims to deliver the largest community expo if its kind in the region. The free event brings together community organisations for a day aimed at informing, entertaining, networking and supporting people with a disability, mental health, multicultural, indigenous, youth and elderly.

Sunday 24 September

Moreton Bay 100 Charity Bike Ride
5.30am - 2.00pm Lawnton
Celebrate our 7th year of MB100 around the Moreton Bay Region.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba
A family orientated group of stall holders, we want northside community markets to be a nice and fun experience whether you are buying or selling.

The Bribie VIBE Arts and Craft Markets
8.30am - 1.00pm Banksia Beach Free
With a host of stalls, including organic and pesticide-free farm-fresh produce, free parking, food, entertainment and not forgetting the wonderful displays of woodcraft, jewellery, glass, art and ceramics, this is one market you should not miss.

Monday 25 September

Activity: Patterns in Nature
2.00pm - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Nature is full of patterns. Explore patterns and symmetry in a series of creative art activities with a focus on butterflies, spiderwebs, trees, starfish and snowflakes.

Monday painting group
10.30am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
Every Monday the gallery hosts a free adults painting group where participants with a range of experience come together to paint and be inspired by the current exhibition.

Tuesday 26 September

Activity: Big Beautiful Bugs
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Children can appreciate the beauty of bugs with activities including making colourful textile beetles, or origami cicadas or a grasshopper sculpture.

Artisans Guild Caboolture and District - Gretas Craft Group
9.30am - 10.30am Burpengary
The craft group is a group of ladies that enjoy being together doing their craft and swapping ideas. Morning tea is provided.

Caboolture Historical Village Kids Activity Days
9.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture
This approaching school holidays Caboolture Historical Village will host 'Kids Activity Days.' Make and decorate a kite, ride a train, sieve for some gems, play some games and much more.

Conversational English Group
9.30am - 11.30am North Lakes Free
CEG is a friendly and relaxed group for speakers of other languages that supports individuals to improve their English speaking skills. Understand Aussie sayings, jokes and pronunciation. Meet new people and have a lot fun as you learn.

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 1.30pm North Lakes Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Wednesday 27 September

Activity: Big Beautiful Bugs
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Children can appreciate the beauty of bugs with activities including making colourful textile beetles, or origami cicadas or a grasshopper sculpture.

Activity: Flip, Fly and Flutter
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Art that moves. Make a hopping origami frog, or a flying dragon.

Caboolture Historical Village Kids Activity Days
9.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture
This approaching school holidays Caboolture Historical Village will host 'Kids Activity Days.' Make and decorate a kite, ride a train, sieve for some gems, play some games and much more.

Thursday 28 September

Activity: Flip, Fly and Flutter
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Art that moves. Make a hopping origami frog, or a flying dragon.

Workshop: Toy Making
10.30am - 12.00noon Bribie Island
In this fun workshop the participants will make a variety of toys and crafty key rings. Bookings essential as places are limited.

Friday 29 September - Sunday 19 November

Exhibition: Signs of the Times
Whiteside Free
We are surrounded by signs and symbols. Over time, symbols have gone in and out of fashion. Some have endured, others faded away, and new symbols have emerged.

Friday 29 September

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 12.30pm Bribie Island Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Music Box North Lakes
9.30am - 10.45am North Lakes
Music Box focuses on fun participation for children through songs and physical movement which assists in a child's cognitive development and motor skills.

Pasifika Playgroup
10.00am - 12.00noon Deception Bay
Come and visit Pasifika Playgroup every Friday for families with children ages 0 - 5 years old for a great morning to make new friends, develop new skills, and play time. 

Tropicarnage Cup 2017
8.00am - 11.00pm Morayfield
An action packed weekend of Roller Derby for you to enjoy.

Friday 29 September - Sunday 1 October

Lakeside 300
9.30am - 4.30pm Kurwongbah
The Lakeside 300 is a 300km endurance race around the iconic Brisbane circuit Lakeside Park Raceway. 

Friday 29 September - Sunday 8 October

Prima Presents - Spamalot
Various times Redcliffe
Join King Arthur and the knights of the round table as they fight to survive killer rabbits, the Black Knight, and the plague. Will they find the Holy Grail, and will they discover whether two swallows can carry a coconut?

Saturday 30 September - Friday 3 November

Window exhibition: Mental Health Week
Strathpine Free
The Art for Art’s Sake recovery art group was established in May 2012. As a group they specialise in giving isolated or marginalised individuals within our community a place to safely interact with others.

Saturday 30 September

Activity: Optical Illusions
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Optical illusions have intrigued and entertained for centuries. Discover some classics and learn how to make your own with this selection of activities at the gallery.

Artisans Guild Childrens Art Classes
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children.

Duke, Datu and Grandmaster’s Book Launch
12.00noon - 2.00pm Kurwongbah Free
World recognised and locally renown Tai Chi and Kung Fu Grandmaster, His Highness Duke and Datu Steven Sarath Teh Natakuapa, is pleased to announce the book launch for his fourth book.

Queensland Cake Decorators Association Brisbane North Branch Demo Day
8.45am - 4.00pm Strathpine
Demonstration Day for cake decorators, come and learn and have some fun and exchange ideas with fellow cake decorators. Morning/Afternoon tea and lunch provided.

Queensland Cake Decorators Association Brisbane North Branche Demo Day
8.45am - 5.00pm Strathpine
Cake decorating demonstrations.

Retro Rock Night
7.00pm - 10.00pm Woodford
Featuring live music from the Pitch Black Band and the Stone Land Band.


 Disclaimer:
This calendar is provided by Moreton Bay Regional Council as a community service. As community events are provided by organisers and may change without notice, we advise you to contact organisers directly to confirm details. While every effort is made to ensure this calendar is current and up to date, Council takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the listings, nor does it endorse any community event unless expressly stated.

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