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Moreton Bay History Seminar
11 May 10.00am - 12.00noon Community Centre - North Lakes Free
Discover a range of significant events and exciting narratives from the Moreton Bay Region that provide a glimpse of our shared history. Part of the National Trust sponsored Australian Heritage Festival, this seminar will feature historians speaking about local events, history and landmarks.
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BBQ and Bonfire Night Cancelled
13 May 5.30pm - 8.30pm Wamuran Free
Warm up winter with a bonfire bonanza! 
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Music in the Park for Mother's Day Cancelled
14 May 1.30pm - 4.30pm Ferny Hills Free
Spend Mother’s Day serenaded by soulful tunes in the park.
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Teddy Bears' Picnic
17 May 9.00am - 12.00noon Scarborough Free
Grab your favourite teddy for a morning of family fun!
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Business Moreton Bay Region Conference Series
19 May 10.00am - 5.00pm Eatons Hill
Exciting networking opportunities and industry insights on offer at the Business Moreton Bay Region Conference Series Second Event.
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Redcliffe Music in the Park Cancelled
20 May 1.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Soak up the soothing tunes by the sea at Redcliffe Area Youth Space this May. 
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Hills Carnivale
27 May 12.00noon - 7.30pm Ferny Hills Free
The Hills Carnivale is a fiesta of FREE fun, food and family entertainment!
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The Beggars Present SING!
27 May 2.00pm Redcliffe
The Beggars, the best Australian vocal band since The Seekers, present SING! a cabaret tribute to the great vocal groups in the last century.
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Wednesday 8 February - Wednesday 17 May

Parentspace Group with Dr. Bob Jacobs
9.30am - 11.30am Caboolture
Parentspace aims to support parents in developing new understandings of parenting within a supportive, accepting, and safe environment. 

Friday 3 March - Sunday 14 May

Exhibitions: The Glass Houses
Bongaree Free
In 2006, ten of the Glass House Mountains’ peaks were included on the National Heritage List. For more than 40,000 years these mountains have never been far from the gaze of local people.

Friday 17 March - Saturday 6 May

Exhibition: My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Queensland
Caboolture Free
Drawn from the Queensland Art Gallery's Collection, this touring exhibition examines the associations and interpretations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists have with country (land) and country (nation). 

Friday 31 March - Saturday 13 May

Exhibition: Too Close to Call!
Strathpine Free
Sport gives us the ultimate narrative – the primeval battle between two sides: the hope, the tragedy and the triumph.

Wednesday 5 April - Saturday 24 June

Matthew Flinders Fine Art Prize
10.00am - 4.00pm Banksia Beach
Entries called between now and June 24 for Matthew Flinders Fine Arts Prize at Bribie Island Community Arts Centre.

Thursday 13 April - Sunday 23 July

Exhibition: Lay of the Land
Whiteside Free
The North and South Pine Rivers have flowed through the Moreton Bay landscape and shaped the lives of many generations. From Indigenous stories to contemporary tales, Lay of the Land will reveal this region’s cultural heritage as documented in early written records, and showcased through objects and images from our collection.

Friday 14 April - Friday 14 July

Self-paced activity: Farm in a box
Whiteside Free
Connect to nature through this fun hands-on activity, which includes basic tools and technologies, block farm set, and farm animal educational sheets.

Saturday 15 April - Friday 12 May

Resilience: land to sea transition Exhibition
11.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe
Resilience is an exhibition by Jo St Baker that presents traditional and contemporary timber etched works plus painting, film, sculpture, and print. 

Tuesday 18 April - Friday 23 June

Secret Agent Society
3.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes
A social skills program for children 8 - 12 years. 

Friday 21 April - Sunday 2 July

Exhibition: Serge Testa: Sailing Into History
Redcliffe Free
Sailing into History celebrates the 30th anniversary of local yachtsman Serge Testa who gained a world record for circumnavigating the world in 1987 in the smallest boat.

Saturday 29 April - Friday 2 June

Window exhibition: Arthur Bach
Strathpine Free
Arthur Bach has been designing buildings and practical structures for many decades, but occasionally he likes to create free form decorative sculptures as a contrast to the formality of his architectural practice.

Monday 1 May

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 2 May

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.

Baby Yoga, Movement and Massage Workshop
10.45am - 11.45am Albany Creek Free
Use music and movement to guide you and your baby through the five senses in this hands-on workshop. Learn touch and communication skills to soothe and settle. For ages 6 weeks to 12 months. 

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

Tuesday 2 May - Wednesday 31 May

For Kids: Sea Turtles
10.00am Bribie Island Free
Wonder at the interesting life-cycle of the majestic sea turtles that visit and live in our area.

Wednesday 3 May - Saturday 27 May

Exhibition: Sarah-Jane Botham: Traveling Light
9.00am Caboolture Free
Inspired by a lack of travel funds and an intense urge to avoid busloads of selfie stick wielding tourists, SJ decided to “virtually” travel to some of the world’s most iconic destinations.

Wednesday 3 May - Monday 29 May

The Boys Are Back In Town
9.00am - 4.00pm Recliffe Free
Celebrate our local creative talented male artists crafters and designers. Makers, painters, printers, potters, poets, photographers, jewelers, crafters of wood, leather, clay, glass and steel, authors, historians and more.

Thursday 4 May

Robots for Beginners
2.00pm - 3.30pm Woodford Free
Discover the practical side of robots and coding in this fun and hands-on 90-minute workshop for adults and seniors.

Star Wars Day: Rogue One
6.30pm Redcliffe
May The Fourth Be With You! Come Celebrate Star Wars Day with this Family Friendly Screening of Rogue One.

Friday 5 May

Artist Talk: Dale Harding
10.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Dale Harding has been creating art since the fifth grade and graduated from the Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art course (CAIA), Queensland College of Art, Griffith University in 2012.

Baby Yoga, Movement and Massage Workshop
10.30am - 11.30am Caboolture Free
Use music and movement to guide you and your baby through the five senses in this hands-on workshop. Learn touch and communication skills to soothe and settle. For ages 6 weeks to 12 months.

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. 

Queensland A Class Catamaran Championships
10.00am - 3.00pm Woody Point
Spectacular sailboat racing over a three day event.

The Beach Boyz
7.30pm Redcliffe
The diverse talents and abilities of the Beach Boyz have combined to form a 100% live experience that brings to life the sights and sounds of the legendary Beach Boys.

Saturday 6 May - Saturday 10 June

Exhibition: RASart Exhibition of Excellence 2017
Redcliffe Free
Now in its 60th year, Redcliffe Art Society’s annual Exhibition of Excellence is more than a competition - it’s a celebration of its long history of supporting art and artists on the peninsula.

Saturday 6 May

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

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

Childrens Art
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children at Artisans Guild Art and Craft Gallery.

Saturday 6 May - Sunday 7 May

Redcliffe Gem Show
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe
Come along to the annual show, featuring gems, jewelry, mineral and lapidary displays and sales.

Sunday 7 May

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

Flutter the Fairy & the Magical Wishing Gems
11.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
Step into the the enchanted world of Flutter the Fairy as she entertains with an interactive stage show suitable for all ages, boys, girls and adults alike.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba

Sunday 7 May - Saturday 13 May

International Composting Awareness Week
Various Free
During International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW), residents are invited to help reduce carbon pollution and greenhouse gases by keeping food scraps and garden waste out of landfill, and choose reusable options in your own backyard. 

Monday 8 May

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.

Scottish Records
10.00am - 11.00am Albany Creek Free
Whether your ancestors were Highlanders or Lowlanders, learn how to get your Scottish research started.

Tuesday 9 May

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.

Jackie
10.00am Redcliffe
After her husband's assassination, Jackie Kennedy's (Natalie Portman) world is completely shattered. Traumatized and reeling with grief, over the course of the next week she must confront the unimaginable: consoling their two young children, vacating the home she painstakingly restored, and planning her husband's funeral. Jackie quickly realizes that the next seven days will determine how history will define her husband's legacy - and how she herself will be remembered

Robots for Beginners
11.00am - 12.30pm North Lakes Free
Discover the practical side of robots and coding in this fun and hands-on 90-minute workshop for adults and seniors.

Wednesday 10 May

Career Counselling
9.30am - 1.30pm Strathpine 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.

Growing Organic Vegetables
1.00pm - 2.30pm Arana Hills Free
Learn expert tips on soil quality, choosing the right plants for your garden, and natural pest and weed management.

Heritage Talk: Queensland Making a Splash Memorial Pools and the Body Politics of Reconstruction
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
The talk is presented by Janina Gosseye, based on the paper, ‘Queensland making a splash: Memorial pools and the body politics of reconstruction’ written in collaboration with Alice Hampson. 

Redcliffe Peninsula Poets
10.00am Redcliffe
Redcliffe Peninsula Poets

Thursday 11 May

DNA and Genealogy Research
10.00am - 11.00am Bribie Island Free
Learn how DNA can be used to uncover your family’s history.

Happiness Hacks for Busy People
1.00pm - 2.00pm North Lakes Free
Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun affiliated with the Langri Tangpa Centre, Brisbane, shares easy tips for a happier you.

Moreton Bay History Seminar
10.00am - 12.00noon Community Centre - North Lakes Free
Discover a range of significant events and exciting narratives from the Moreton Bay Region that provide a glimpse of our shared history. Part of the National Trust sponsored Australian Heritage Festival, this seminar will feature historians speaking about local events, history and landmarks.

Tea & Talk Thursdays: RASart Exhibition of Excellence
10.30am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Join members of the Redcliffe Art Society as they discuss their artworks on display in the RASart Exhibition of Excellence 2017, and their art practice.

Friday 12 May

Baby Yoga, Movement and Massage Workshop
10.00am - 11.00am Burpengary Free
Use music and movement to guide you and your baby through the five senses in this hands-on workshop. Learn touch and communication skills to soothe and settle. For ages 6 weeks to 12 months.

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 12 May - Saturday 13 May

MoreTon Bay MTB Series: Race 1 - LunarC 8hr XC MTB Enduro
10.00pm - 6.00am Kurwongbah
LunarC is not your average mountain bike event and it’s not for the faint-hearted. In a unique twist that turns mountain biking on its head, the LunarC 8hr XC starts at 10pm Friday and finishes at 6am Saturday, leaving your weekend free for even more action!

Saturday 13 May

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

BBQ and Bonfire Night Cancelled
5.30pm - 8.30pm Wamuran Free
Warm up winter with a bonfire bonanza! 

Childrens Art
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children at Artisans Guild Art and Craft Gallery.

Come Face To Face With A Bilby
9.30am - 12.00noon Burpengary Free
Peggy Mucci of Save the Bilby Fund will speak on the work being carried out for the conservation of our endangered Bilbies.

Free composting workshops
Various Free
Reuse useful items and save money. Explore how to reuse common items, learn to compost and feed your worm farm. Find out handy hints on how to avoid packaging, recycle more and share resources. 

Free recycling workshop
10.00am - 11.00am Dakabin Free
Learn how to make gifts for yourself or others from pre-loved items.

Inspire: Opportunities for Artists in the Region with Council and MBRIT
9.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture
Be inspired and discover the abundance of opportunities available for artists in the Moreton Bay Region. Learn about creative tourism and the possible opportunities to promote yourself with Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT), learn how to exhibit your work in a gallery and discover professional development and funding opportunities that are available to artists within the Region.

Trivia Night- Samford Riding for the Disabled
6.30pm - 10.00pm Samford
Join us for a fun-filled night to celebrate Samford Riding for the Disabled's 10th year!

Workshop: Tom Moore
12.00noon - 1.00pm Caboolture
Create an intricate and fantastical miniature world using recycled materials with glass artist Tom Moore. 

Saturday 13 May - Saturday 17 June

Exhibition: Exquisite - Glass art from south-east Queensland
9.00am Caboolture Free
A showcase of new work by established glass artists from south-east Queensland.

Exhibition: GLASS: art design architecture
Caboolture Free
Translucent and malleable, structural and beautiful - glass is a fascinating medium. GLASS: art design architecture includes 23 artists, designers and architects from across Australia.

Sunday 14 May

Flutter the Fairy & the Magical Wishing Gems
11.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
Step into the the enchanted world of Flutter the Fairy as she entertains with an interactive stage show suitable for all ages, boys, girls and adults alike.

Music in the Park for Mother's Day Cancelled
1.30pm - 4.30pm Ferny Hills Free
Spend Mother’s Day serenaded by soulful tunes in the park.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba

Silversmithing Workshop
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture
Learn core silversmithing skills and make a pair of beautiful silver earrings at the same time.

Monday 15 May

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 16 May

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.

Conveyancing Made Easy
1.00pm - 2.00pm Albany Creek Free
Explore the legal rights and obligations for buying or selling property, and your options if selling a mortgaged property at a loss.

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

Grace@Work
9.00am - 11.00am Rothwell Free
Families are invited to see the added value of a Grace education: the great range of subjects on offer for all students.

Wednesday 17 May

'Perception' Art Exhibition
10.00am - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
A collection of artworks by Artists Afloat artists addressing the theme 'Perception - looking and seeing are two different things'.

Robots for Beginners
2.30pm - 4.00pm Deception Bay Free
Discover the practical side of robots and coding in this fun and hands-on 90-minute workshop for adults and seniors.

Sport & Recreation Workshop: Managing sports organisations series
6.00pm - 9.00pm Murrumba Downs Free
When did you last review the entire organisations operations? This 3 workshop series will look thoroughly at volunteer management practices, committee development and governance and give you the resources to be a better club.

Teddy Bears' Picnic
9.00am - 12.00noon Scarborough Free
Grab your favourite teddy for a morning of family fun!

Under 2s information evening
6.00pm - 7.30pm Wamuran Free
Kids Capers Childcare Wamuran & Elimbah in partnership with Lady Gowie Early Years Centre information evening. 

Wednesday 17 May - Sunday 21 May

Grace Lutheran College – My Fair Lady
Various times Redcliffe
The tale of Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, who is taken under the wing of the charmingly neurotic phoneticist Professor Henry Higgins in an endeavour to turn her into a ‘lady’. 

Thursday 18 May

Capability Statement Workshop
8.30am - 12.30pm North Lakes
his interactive workshop aim to help businesses develop and prepare effective capability statements.

Declutter and Be Organised
8.00am - 9.00am Redcliffe Free
Learn how to tackle clutter, tips on how to be better organised and strategies to stop clutter entering your life.

DNA and Genealogy Research
2.00pm - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free

Fermenting for Beginners
10.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Learn about the importance of gut health and how to make kombucha, milk kefir, sauerkraut and other fermented delights at home.

Scottish Records
10.30am - 11.30am Deception Bay Free
Whether your ancestors were Highlanders or Lowlanders, learn how to get your Scottish research started.

Tea & Talk Thursdays: RASart Exhibition of Excellence
10.30am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Join members of the Redcliffe Art Society as they discuss their artworks on display in the RASart Exhibition of Excellence 2017, and their art practice.

Understanding Autism
11.00am - 12.00noon Woodford Free
Learn the common myths and misconceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), strategies to support children and adults with ASD, and what support is available for families. Delivered in partnership with Youthrive.

Friday 19 May - Saturday 8 July

Exhibition: The Morning Glory
Strathpine Free
‘The Morning Glory’ is a magnificent cloud formation unique to the morning skies of Burketown, Queensland. Artists Marg Barnett, Lawrence English, and Al Sim explore its relationship with the sea, sky, and landscape through an immersive exhibition combining photography, textiles and sound.

Friday 19 May - Sunday 16 July

Exhibition: Tools of the Trade
Bongaree Free
From builder to baker, from draftsman to dressmaker, each occupation has its own set of tools. Tools of the Trade will explore our museum collections to reveal the variety of trades both historical and contemporary in the Moreton Bay area.

Friday 19 May

Business Moreton Bay Region Conference Series
10.00am - 5.00pm Eatons Hill
Exciting networking opportunities and industry insights on offer at the Business Moreton Bay Region Conference Series Second Event.

Conveyancing Made Easy
10.00am - 11.00am Burpengary Free
Explore the legal rights and obligations for buying or selling property, and your options if selling a mortgaged property at a loss.

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.

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. 

Trivia Night Fundraiser
6.00pm - 9.00pm Bribie Island
The Little Flower Social Committee is proudly supporting Humanitarian Projects International by holding a trivia night fundraiser. 

Saturday 20 May

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

Childrens Art
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children at Artisans Guild Art and Craft Gallery.

Know more about snakes in your local area
9.00am - 11.00am Burpengary Free
Local snake catcher shares his experiences with snakes in our area, including a guided walk to identify snake habitat and spot wildlife

Platypus Watch
7.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Who has spied a platypus in the wild? They’re early risers, so set the alarm to come along to this workshop with Friends of Lagoon Creek and Matt Cecil, Project Manager from Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland.

Redcliffe City Choir present Choral Classics
2.30pm - 4.30pm Deagon
A programme of well-loved works by Handel, Faure, Bruckner, Mozart, Palestrina and Vivaldi's Gloria in D with guest soloists.

Redcliffe Music in the Park Cancelled
1.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Soak up the soothing tunes by the sea at Redcliffe Area Youth Space this May. 

Sunday 21 May

Flutter the Fairy & the Magical Wishing Gems
11.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
Step into the the enchanted world of Flutter the Fairy as she entertains with an interactive stage show suitable for all ages, boys, girls and adults alike.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba

Redcliffe City Choir present Choral Classics
2.30pm - 4.30pm Redcliffe
A programme including well-loved works by Handel, Faure, Bruckner, Mozart, Palestrina and Vivaldi's Gloria in D with guest soloists.

RSPCA Million Paws Walk
7.00am - 10.00am Bribie Island
Show support and raising funds to help the fight against animal cruelty in this walk.

Monday 22 May

Humpybong & Community Shared Playground Opening
3.30pm - 4.30pm Margate Free
Come see the official opening of the Humpybong & Community Shared Playground!

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.

Wildlife Habitat Gardens
1.00pm - 2.00pm Redcliffe Free
Learn how to attract local wildlife to your garden with horticulturalist Claire Bickle.

Tuesday 23 May

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.

Collateral Beauty
10.00am Redcliffe
When a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death.

Happiness Hacks for Busy People
10.00am - 11.00am Bribie Island Free
Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun affiliated with the Langri Tangpa Centre, Brisbane, shares easy tips for a happier you.

Wednesday 24 May

Sport & Recreation Workshop: Managing sports organisations series
6.00pm - 9.00pm Murrumba Downs Free
When did you last review the entire organisations operations? This 3 workshop series will look thoroughly at volunteer management practices, committee development and governance and give you the resources to be a better club.

Thursday 25 May

Reptiles of Moreton Bay Region
10.30am - 11.30am Deception Bay Free
Discover the unique biodiversity within the Region and get up close with some of the reptiles living in your neighbourhood.

Robots for Beginners
10.30am - 12.00noon Albany Creek Free
Discover the practical side of robots and coding in this fun and hands-on 90-minute workshop for adults and seniors.

Tea & Talk Thursdays: RASart Exhibition of Excellence
10.30am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Join members of the Redcliffe Art Society as they discuss their artworks on display in the RASart Exhibition of Excellence 2017, and their art practice.

The Passage of Time
10.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Authors Noel & Del Bergman explore the 1865 sea voyage of 533 German immigrants who settled in Moreton Bay.

Friday 26 May

Chess Club
4.00pm - 5.00pm North Lakes
Are you a chess grand wizard? Or just want to learn more about Harry Potter’s second favourite game? Play other high school students with a similar interest. Beginner and advanced players welcome. Grades 7-12.

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 Australian Army Band
Various times Redcliffe
All ages are welcome to enjoy the fabulous talent of this remarkable and loveable band. No words can describe the enjoyment this group of army folk brings to the Cultural Centre. Their enthusiasm is spell binding, their talent remarkable.

Wildlife Habitat Gardens
1.00pm - 2.00pm Arana Hills Free
Learn how to attract local wildlife to your garden with horticulturalist Claire Bickle.

Saturday 27 May

19th Bribie Island Classic Boat Regatta 2017
9.00am - 6.00pm Bribie Island
The regatta is a wonderful opportunity for you to see classic style boats.

2nd Annual Cent Auction
10.00am - 1.00pm Caboolture
Second Annual Cent Auction to support 103ACU formally military cadets.

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

Baby Yoga, Movement and Massage Workshop
9.30am - 10.30am Redcliffe Free
Use music and movement to guide you and your baby through the five senses in this hands-on workshop. Learn touch and communication skills to soothe and settle. For ages 6 weeks to 12 months.

Book Design Workshop
9.00am - 12.30pm North Lakes
A training workshop to guide the publishing writer to use InDesign to typeset an industry standard book.

Childrens Art
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children at Artisans Guild Art and Craft Gallery.

DIY Chemical-free Cleaning
10.30am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Learn practical and inexpensive cleaning tips and easy recipes for laundry and cleaning products (even toothpaste) you can make at home.

Fauna Forensics
9.30am - 11.30am Eatons Hill Free
How many times have you seen signs of wildlife such as scats, scratches, skins, fur or maybe even a skull, and wondered who it belonged to? 

Heritage talk: Serge Testa - Sailing into History
10.30am Redcliffe Free
Sailing into History celebrates the 30th anniversary of an amazing feat of endurance.

Hills Carnivale
12.00noon - 7.30pm Ferny Hills Free
The Hills Carnivale is a fiesta of FREE fun, food and family entertainment!

In conversation with Graham W Smith
2.30pm - 3.30pm Redcliffe Free
Join artist, teacher and 2017 RASArts Exhibition of Excellence judge, Graham W Smith as he discusses the importance of artist advocacy.

Kallangur Markets
8.00am - 2.00pm Kallangur Free
Market Stalls, Rides, Entertainment and Food. Lots of fun for the family! 

The Beggars Present SING!
2.00pm Redcliffe
The Beggars, the best Australian vocal band since The Seekers, present SING! a cabaret tribute to the great vocal groups in the last century.

Workshop: Joanna Bone & Aaron Micallef
Various times Caboolture
Create your own personalised glass tumbler or wine glass with glass artists Joanna Bone and Aaron Micallef who will guide participants with materials around an imprint process and sandblaster.

Young Mic - Open Mic For Under 18's
2.30pm - 5.00pm Redcliffe
Young Mic provides young vocalists and singer/songwriters, performance opportunities in their local area.

Sunday 28 May

Birali - Fair and Open Day
10.00am - 3.00pm Beachmere Free
School open day with lots to do for young and old!

Chrome Bar Bonanza
9.00am - 4.30pm Kurwongbah
If you have a chrome bar classic be sure to bring it along for a great family day out at Lakeside Park.

Community Zoo Day
9.00am - 11.30am
Raising money for Ferny Hills State School Chaplaincy through a Community Zoo Day.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba

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.

Walk With Us
9.00am - 12.00noon Bribie Island
A walk to raise money to help our local diabetes community.


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Monday 29 May

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.

Understanding Autism
10.00am - 11.00am Albany Creek Free
Learn the common myths and misconceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), strategies to support children and adults with ASD, and what support is available for families. Delivered in partnership with Youthrive.

Tuesday 30 May - Saturday 24 June

Exhibition: Sharon Harper-Greentree: Landscape Series
9.00am Caboolture Free
A series of drawings and paintings developed from Terrors Creek. Dayboro.

Tuesday 30 May

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.

Moonlight
10.00am Redcliffe
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him

National Reconciliation Week 2017
11.30am - 1.00pm Deception Bay Free
National Reconciliation Week is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June. These dates commemorate two milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey; the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court of Australia’s landmark Mabo decision, respectively.

Robots for Beginners
10.00am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Discover the practical side of robots and coding in this fun and hands-on 90-minute workshop for adults and seniors.

Understanding Autism
1.00pm - 2.00pm North Lakes Free
Learn the common myths and misconceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), strategies to support children and adults with ASD, and what support is available for families. Delivered in partnership with Youthrive.

Wednesday 31 May - Monday 26 June

Nearly Famous Exhibition
8.00am - 9.00am Redcliffe Free
"Nearly Famous" Exhibition - artists by the dozen-Moreton Bay Arts Council Members. Artists from across the Moreton Bay Region: Do you know a nearly famous artist? Level 1 and Level 2

Wednesday 31 May

Cross Cultural Training for the Community
9.00am - 4.30pm Caboolture
Communication is tricky at the best of times. It’s even more challenging when dealing with people from different cultural backgrounds.

Understanding Autism
2.00pm - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
Learn the common myths and misconceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), strategies to support children and adults with ASD, and what support is available for families. Delivered in partnership with Youthrive.


 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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