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Council event — August 2015

A maximum of one month of previous events are available.

ANZAC Once Upon a War Time - Displays
27 Mar - 31 Dec All Free
This year libraries will be delivering a broad range of activities, programs and resources to commemorate the region’s participation in World War I, including displays - accessible during library opening hours.
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What's Cooking in the Gardens?
2 Aug 9.00am - 3.00pm Redcliffe
There's something for everyone at What's Cooking in the Gardens? Join us in the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens for a day of botanical bliss.
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Friday 27 March - Thursday 31 December

ANZAC Once Upon a War Time - Displays
All Free
This year libraries will be delivering a broad range of activities, programs and resources to commemorate the region’s participation in World War I, including displays - accessible during library opening hours.

Friday 5 June - Sunday 30 August

Exhibition: Unearthing Ceramics
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Everybody uses ceramics! The enduring nature of these familiar objects allows archaeologists to reveal patterns of everyday life.

Saturday 27 June - Saturday 29 August

Exhibition: Disassemble - Reassemble
9.00am Caboolture Free
disassemble | reassemble highlights the relationship between humans and nature, and contemplates the attitudes, both caring and careless, that shape human life on the planet. 

Tuesday 7 July - Saturday 1 August

Exhibition: St Columban's College - Perspectives
Caboolture Free
Perspectives is an exhibition from the senior students, past and present, of St Columban’s College, Caboolture. 

Thursday 9 July - Saturday 1 August

Exhibition: Henzell Street Quilters
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
A bi-annual display of traditional and contemporary quilts by the Redcliffe Henzell Street Quilters.

Friday 17 July - Sunday 13 September

Exhibition: From Here and There
Whiteside Free
On 25 August 1994 the Commonwealth Government formally recognised Australian South Sea Islander (ASSI) people as a distinct cultural community

Thursday 23 July - Saturday 5 September

Exhibition: Pamela See - The Float
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
The Float is the exhibition outcome of a same title community engagement project inspired by the research of oceanographer Curtis Ebbesmeyer.

Exhibition: The Flyway Print Exchange
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
The Flyway Print Exchange is an exchange between twenty artists living in different countries.

Saturday 1 August - Monday 31 August

Foyer exhibition: Barry Stone
9.00am - 5.00pm Redcliffe Free
Barry is an Auckland born artist now residing in Scarborough. He paints land and seascapes of New Zealand and Australia as well as other parts of the world based on his extensive travels. 

Saturday 1 August

Music of the Night
2.00pm - 4.30pm Redcliffe
Showcasing magical numbers from Music Theatre classics

Music of the Night
7.30pm - 10.00pm Redcliffe
Showcasing magical numbers from Music Theatre classics

Workshop: Fire management (adults)
9.00am - 3.00pm Wamuran Free
The workshop will provide valuable information to landholders that will assist in the development of a fire management plan for your property.

Workshop: Patchwork hacky sack
10.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe
Use an array of colourful and textured fabric patches to stich your own hacky sack to play with.

Sunday 2 August

Music of the Night
2.00pm - 4.30pm Redcliffe
Showcasing magical numbers from Music Theatre classics

What's Cooking in the Gardens?
9.00am - 3.00pm Redcliffe
There's something for everyone at What's Cooking in the Gardens? Join us in the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens for a day of botanical bliss.

Tuesday 4 August - Saturday 29 August

Exhibition: Yi - Cognitive Therapy
Caboolture Free
Fuelled by a need to quantify one’s emotions and to better understand one’s existential purpose, ‘Cognitive Therapy’ commemorates ‘love’ as the definitive answer to the question we shy from.

Friday 7 August - Sunday 25 October

Exhibition: Collection showcase - New and improved
Bribie Island Free
Household implements have evolved over time in incremental ways.

Friday 7 August

Born in the USA
7.30pm - 10.00pm Redcliffe
A celebration of what is uniquely American in popular music, music theatre and comedy. From Elvis to Bruno Mars, Sinatra to Lady Gaga, Beach Boys to Guns and Roses, mixed with a dash of American comedy.

Saturday 8 August - Saturday 12 September

Exhibition: Tyson Evans Scholarship
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Celebrating its seventeenth year, Tyson Evans Scholarship applicants who are 12 to 18 years of age and either attend school, or live, in the Moreton Bay Region will exhibit their work in this annual exhibition.

Saturday 8 August

Born in the USA
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe
A celebration of what is uniquely American in popular music, music theatre and comedy.

Born in the USA
7.30pm - 10.00pm Redcliffe
A celebration of what is uniquely American in popular music, music theatre and comedy. From Elvis to Bruno Mars, Sinatra to Lady Gaga, Beach Boys to Guns and Roses, mixed with a dash of American comedy.

Workshop: Paper cutting - Kirigami and Mon Kiri
11.00am - 12.30pm Strathpine
Kirigami and Mon Kiri are both art forms based on cutting papers into shapes and patterns. 

Sunday 9 August

Born in the USA
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe
A celebration of what is uniquely American in popular music, music theatre and comedy.

Wednesday 12 August

The Heritage Talks: The 1896 SS ‘Pearl' ferry capsizing by Paul Seto
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
Historian Paul Seto will discuss the unfortunate event of the collision and capsizing of the Pearl ferry and subsequent disaster as dozens of people were swept under as she sank.

Thursday 13 August

Woman In Gold
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe
Sixty years after fleeing Vienna, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an elderly Jewish woman, attempts to reclaim family possessions that were seized by the Nazis.

Saturday 15 August

Stripey - The Eggscellent Adventures Of An Emu Chick
Various times Redcliffe
From Australia’s award winning producer of musical theatre for kids and families (POSSUM MAGIC WOMBAT STEW, PETER RABBIT) comes another toe-tapping, knee-slapping, full on musical adventure LIVE ON STAGE!

Workshop: Frog pop-up card
11.00am - 12.00noon Bribie Island
Come and have fun making a Pop-up Frog Greeting Card.

Sunday 16 August

PetSmart Microchipping
9.00am - 12.00noon Rothwell
Council will be conducting microchipping sessions throughout the year. A fee is charged for this service and is payable on the day

Story and play: Here is the sea
10.30am - 11.00am Redcliffe Free
Dive below the waves as we look at what lives in the coral reefs.

Wednesday 19 August

Food for Thought: Memories Preserved - Conservation and storage for photographs
2.00pm - 3.00pm Woodford Free
Do you know how to look after your precious photographs? 

X & Y
7.30pm - 9.30pm Redcliffe
X+Y is a 2014 British comedy-drama film directed by Morgan Matthews starring Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall, and Sally Hawkins.

Thursday 20 August

Gratitude Rock Painting
1.00pm - 2.30pm Caboolture Free
Find out about Aboriginal symbols with award winning artist, De Greer-Yindimincarlie, and paint your own gratitude rock to take home with you. Ages 8 - 12. Bookings required.

Young At Heart - Redcliffe U3A
10.00am - 11.30am Redcliffe
Sit back, relax and enjoy music, song, dance, ukulele, poetry and other acts from the talented performers at U3A Redcliffe Inc. and the Moreton Bay region.

Friday 21 August - Saturday 22 August

Workshop: Air - Oil Painting Masterclass with Hobie Porter
8.00am Caboolture
Join Hobie Porter to explore colour and tonal analysis in cloudscape painting. 

Saturday 22 August

Mystery Box: Hanging Jellyfish Light
12.30pm - 1.30pm Redcliffe
Discover the amazing ecosystems below the ocean waves and the vicious lifecycles that exist amongst the creatures that once occupied the shells that wash ashore.

Native plant walk and community garden tour (family)
9.00am - 11.00am Redcliffe Free
Learn more about the wonderful Redcliffe Botanic Gardens. Come and join the locals who will show you around the area and get you involved with their community garden.

Workshop: Paper cutting - Kirigami and Mon Kiri
1.30pm - 3.30pm Strathpine
Kirigami and Mon Kiri are both art forms based on cutting papers into shapes and patterns.

Sunday 23 August

Film: X + Y
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe
Stars Asa Butterfield, Sally Hawkins  Rated: M  Duration: 111 mins

Wednesday 26 August

Anzac Avenue: an Ideal Memorial DVD Launch
2.30pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
As part of Council’s World War One commemorations, please join the Mayor for the launch of a new DVD, Anzac Avenue: an Ideal Memorial.

Cinderella
7.30pm - 9.30pm Redcliffe
The classic story of Cinderella.

Scintillating Saxes & Sparkling Singers
11.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe
Piano duettists Joan and David present another 'Morning Showcase' for you.

Thursday 27 August

Game LANd
3.30pm - 5.00pm Caboolture Free
A LAN (local area network) party is when computers are connected together so we can play multiplayer computer games, against up to 12 people, in the same place. Ages 13-17.

Friday 28 August

Dance Ed in the Spotlight
7.00pm - 9.30pm Redcliffe
Dance Ed' in the Spotlight 2015! Promoting excellence in dance education and showcasing classroom achievements in a non-competitive, festival environment.

Sunday 30 August

Lowlands Festival - Family Fun Day
11.00am - 3.00pm Griffin Free
Come and enjoy a free family fun day at the Lowlands Festival. Explore the natural environment.

Monday 31 August

Workshop: Introduction to Xero
9.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture
Xero is a cloud based accounting solution that massively reduces data entry. This workshop is suitable for freelancers and small business operators and will free up your valuable time.


 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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