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Council event — May 2018

A maximum of one month of previous events are available.

Redcliffe Teddy Bears' Picnic
9 May 9.00am - 12.00noon Scarborough Free
Pack your favourite teddy bear and get ready for a morning of family fun at the Redcliffe Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Wednesday 9 May at Jamieson Park, Scarborough.
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Cultivate the Arts: Marketable product development for artists with Creative Economy
12 May 9.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture
Unique products crafted by local artisans make great gifts and mementos especially if packaged and marketed right.
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Write Around Moreton Bay - Heritage Month for Writers
19 May 9.00am - 3.30pm Redcliffe Free
Four seminars presented by Louise Cusack, Duncan Richardson and Kali Napier. Write Your Story with Louise Cusack, Fiction from your Family History with Duncan Richardson, and Meet Kali Napier followed by Blending Fact and Fiction with Kali Napier.
Find out more »

Murrumba Downs Teddy Bears' Picnic
23 May 9.00am - 12.00noon Murrumba Downs Free
Pack your favourite teddy bear and get ready for a morning of family fun at the Murrumba Downs Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Wednesday 23 May at John Oxley Reserve.
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Melbourne City Ballet presents Carmen
25 May 8.00pm Redcliffe
Melbourne City Ballet’s Artistic Director Michael Pappalardo reimagines Carmen to Bizet’s famous score to bring to life an evocative opera ballet paying homage to the well-known Spanish-inspired tragedy.
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Redcliffe Museum Open Day
26 May 11.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Explore the new and expanded exhibitions showcasing Redcliffe’s past, and experience the fun and excitement of the new children’s Imaginarium activity space.
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Woodford Combined Emergency Services Expo
27 May 11.00am - 2.00pm Woodford Free
The Combined Emergency Services Expo is part of a state-wide campaign to get you ready for the bushfire and storm season.
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Friday 9 February - Sunday 13 May

Exhibition: Hidden in Plain View
10.00am - 4.00pm Bribie Island Free
Hidden in Plain View explores the nooks and crannies of this beautiful region, and will inspire exploration of much-loved sites and best-kept secrets.

Friday 2 March - Sunday 27 May

Exhibition: The Final 100 Days
10.00am - 4.00pm Whiteside Free
The Final 100 Days explores the grueling end of the First World War.

Friday 23 March - Saturday 2 June

Exhibition: Robert Brownhall - Tales of the Peninsula
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Brownhall’s keen eye pays close attention to that which is often passed by.

Kids Creation Station: Telling Tales
10.00am - 3.30pm Redcliffe Free
Develop your own imaginative scene. Think about shadows and weather to create mood.

Thursday 5 April - Saturday 19 May

Exhibition: Mika Nakamura-Mather - The Floating Word
9.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Reflect on ideas of what ‘home’ means by exploring the works of Mika Nakamura-Mather.

Saturday 7 April - Saturday 5 May

Window Exhibition: Bronwyn Marshall
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
Bronwyn’s work explores the realm of melancholy attached to the loss of history due to housing development and our obsession with renovation.

Tuesday 24 April - Saturday 19 May

Hub Exhibition: We Are 5 - Varied views
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Five printmakers working with traditional techniques on modern art works.

Thursday 26 April - Monday 28 May

Fabulous Fibres
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
A showcase of work by a group of artists focusing on textiles as a medium in fine art. Discover a visual feast of diversity, full of glorious colour, exciting texture and intriguing detail, inviting the viewer in for a closer look.

Tuesday 1 May

Community immunisation clinic
1.30pm - 3.30pm Kallangur Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

Community immunisation clinic
9.30am - 11.30am Morayfield Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

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.

Managing Your Money: Property
11.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Experienced finance professional, Debbie Hutchings, dispels the myths, answers all your questions and provides useful information about buying your first home, buying investment property and borrowing in your self-managed super fund. Registration essential.

Tuesday 1 May - Thursday 3 May

Self-paced activity: Individual mandala project Cancelled
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Draw a mandala by scratching the surface of black-coated board and uncover a rainbow of colours beneath. Experiment with lines and shapes by using geometry sets and stencils. Repeat the activity with each visit to the gallery and reflect upon the similarities and differences in your drawings.

Wednesday 2 May

Planning Ahead: Let's Talk Enduring Powers of Attorney
1.30pm - 2.30pm Woodford Free
Do you understand the difference between a Will and Enduring Power of Attorney? Have you ever been unsure of who you would trust with your finances, health and personal wishes if you were unable to act yourself? Would you like to feel more confident and in control of your future? Peer educators from Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland share information and resources to help you plan ahead. Registration essential.

Wednesday 2 May - Sunday 13 May

Finding Your Feet
Various times Redcliffe
Finding Your Feet is a hilarious and heartwarming comedy proving it’s never too late to start again.

Thursday 3 May - Thursday 31 May

Foyer Exhibition: Noeleen McLucas - Through my Eyes
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Painting has always been a dream for Noelene McLucas.

Thursday 3 May

Readiculous
3.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Are you in Grade 4 - 6? Want to read, share, and talk books, program new technologies and review the latest films and magazines? Join Readiculous to swap and recommend books, meet friends and play games. Have the chance to win prizes and get free reservations too!

Friday 4 May

Computers for Beginners
2.00pm - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
Not sure about computers, and don’t know where to start? This 4-week course is for you. It includes an introduction to word processing software, internet and email, and will get you on your way to digital literacy. 2hrs each week. Registration essential.

Fermenting Fun: Learn to make Kombucha
10.30am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Learn how to naturally carbonate and flavour probiotic rich Kombucha tea in this demonstration by Fermenting Betty. Kombucha has a taste similar to a lightly flavoured apple cider vinegar drink and teems with live bacteria that are beneficial for your gut health. Registration essential.

Introduction to Social Media
2.00pm - 4.00pm Deception Bay Free
Learn the basics of how to connect with family and friends on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Registration essential.

Saturday 5 May - Saturday 4 August

Exhibition: Tightrope
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
The environmental story can swing from great wins to enormous challenges, trying to balance selfish with sustainable.

Saturday 5 May - Saturday 2 June

Window Exhibition: Natasha Darling
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
Natasha’s poignant and compelling works offer the viewer a reflection on the complexity of humanity.

Saturday 5 May

Healthy Plants All Year Round
11.00am - 12.30pm Arana Hills Free
In this 90 minute show and tell presentation, garden guru Phil Ryan shares his tips and tricks to keep your plants alive and healthy all year round, and showcases the “baptism” method he uses to make pot plants thrive. Registration essential.

Introduction to iPads
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Learn the basics of using your Apple iPad, including apps, email and the internet. BYO iPad. Not suitable for Android tablet users. Registration essential.

Introduction to Smartphones
2.00pm - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Learn basic tips and tricks to help you use your device to its full potential. BYO Apple iPhone of Android smartphone. Registration essential.

Monday 7 May

Introduction to Smartphones
2.00pm - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Learn basic tips and tricks to help you use your device to its full potential. BYO Apple iPhone of Android smartphone. Registration essential.

Tuesday 8 May

Community immunisation clinic
1.30pm - 3.30pm Albany Creek Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

Community immunisation clinic
9.30am - 11.30am Deception Bay Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

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.

Exhibition Tour with Sandy the Robot
11.00am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Join visiting NAO Robot Sandy on an exciting tour through the gallery’s current exhibition Robert Brownhall: Tales of the Peninsula

Ready, Steady, Robots!
9.30am - 11.30am Caboolture Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Ready, Steady, Robots!
1.00pm - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Wednesday 9 May

Exhibition Tour with Sandy the Robot
11.15am - 11.45am Redcliffe Free
Join visiting NAO Robot Sandy on an exciting tour through the gallery’s current exhibition Robert Brownhall: Tales of the Peninsula.

Exhibition Tour with Sandy the Robot
3.00pm - 3.30pm Redcliffe Free
Join visiting NAO Robot Sandy on an exciting tour through the gallery’s current exhibition Robert Brownhall: Tales of the Peninsula.

Heritage Talk: Dawdling to Dayboro
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
The line from Brisbane to Dayboro was one of those wonderful scenic railways for which Queensland Rail was once renowned.

Redcliffe Teddy Bears' Picnic
9.00am - 12.00noon Scarborough Free
Pack your favourite teddy bear and get ready for a morning of family fun at the Redcliffe Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Wednesday 9 May at Jamieson Park, Scarborough.

Wednesday 9 May - Sunday 13 May

The Shape of Water
Various times Redcliffe
From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER –an otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963.

Thursday 10 May

Meet Amanda Hampson
7.00pm - 8.00pm Redcliffe Free
Amanda Hampson talks about her new book TheYellow Villa. Delicious, dark and entertaining, The Yellow Villa is a superbly crafted domestic drama from the author of The Olive Sisters and The French Perfumer. Doors open 6.30pm, talk from 7.00pm.

Friday 11 May

Galapagos Duck
8.00pm Redcliffe
Galapagos Duck began in the late 60s performing in Sydney and has continued to become well known in the Australian jazz and music scene.

Heart Health: Eating for a Healthy Heart
1.30pm - 2.30pm Arana Hills Free
Healthy eating and drinking is an important part of looking after your heart. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make some changes that can improve your health. Presented by The Heart Foundation. Registration essential.

Introduction to Xero Workshop
9.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture
This practical workshop conducted by a highly experienced Xero trainer within our computer classroom will introduce you to Xero, a cloud based accounting solution.

Managing Your Money: Property
1.00pm - 2.00pm North Lakes Free
Experienced finance professional, Debbie Hutchings, dispels the myths, answers all your questions and provides useful information about buying your first home, buying investment property and borrowing in your self-managed super fund. Registration essential.

Readiculous
3.30pm - 4.30pm Albany Creek Free
Are you in Grade 4 - 6? Want to read, share, and talk books, program new technologies and review the latest films and magazines? Join Readiculous to swap and recommend books, meet friends and play games. Have the chance to win prizes and get free reservations too!

Ready, Steady, Robots!
10.00am - 12.00noon North Lakes Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Saturday 12 May

Bee Gees Magic Cancelled
8.00pm Redcliffe
This Show Has Been Cancelled

Cultivate the Arts: Marketable product development for artists with Creative Economy
9.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture
Unique products crafted by local artisans make great gifts and mementos especially if packaged and marketed right.

Free composting workshops
Various times Various Free
Celebrate International Composting Awareness Week with free composting workshops for residents.

Monday 14 May

Discover the eLibrary
10.30am - 12.30pm Strathpine Free
Discover the range of free eBooks and eAudiobooks and eMagazines available through the library. BYO device, tablet or smartphone.

Finding your German Ancestors
10.00am - 11.00am Albany Creek Free
Learn how resources for researching your German Ancestors have changed over time, and discover new research avenues utilising library resources.

Monday painting group
10.30am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
The Monday Painters Group is a free untutored painting group that meets most Mondays at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery to paint together and be inspired by the exhibitions in the gallery.

Tuesday 15 May

Community immunisation clinic
1.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

Community immunisation clinic
9.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

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.

Introduction to iPads
2.00pm - 4.00pm Woodford Free
Learn the basics of using your Apple iPad, including apps, email and the internet. BYO iPad. Not suitable for Android tablet users.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
9.30am - 11.30am Caboolture Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Ready, Steady, Robots!
1.00pm - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Wednesday 16 May

Discover the eLibrary
2.00pm - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Discover the range of free eBooks and eAudiobooks and eMagazines available through the library. BYO device, tablet or smartphone. Registration essential.

Moreton Bay History Seminar
9.30am - 12.00noon North Lakes Free
The Moreton Bay History Seminar returns for its second year, celebrating the diverse history of the Moreton Bay Region.

Research in New South Wales
2.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Improve your knowledge of genealogy records available in New South Wales, and build stories of any (New South) Welshmen in your family tree.

Through the Artist's Eyes: A Masterclass with Robert Brownhall - May
10.30am - 3.00pm Redcliffe
Commencing with a visit and informative artist talk in the exhibition space, the day will also consist of a drawing study session on the Redcliffe waterfront and an indoor painting studio session to follow.

Wednesday 16 May - Sunday 20 May

Game Night
Various times Redcliffe
A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

Thursday 17 May

Discover the eLibrary
6.30pm - 7.30pm Strathpine Free
Discover the range of free eBooks and eAudiobooks and eMagazines available through the library. BYO device, tablet or smartphone. Registration essential.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
1.00pm - 3.00pm Woodford Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Friday 18 May - Sunday 5 August

Exhibition: Out of the Blue
10.00am - 4.00pm Bribie Island Free
A grassroots project that began in Far North Queensland has made inroads into removing and repurposing discarded fishing gear from our oceans.

Friday 18 May

Heart Health: Eating for a Healthy Heart
11.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Healthy eating and drinking is an important part of looking after your heart. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make some changes that can improve your health. Presented by The Heart Foundation. Registration essential.

Heritage Talk: The Western Front 8 August 1918 “The black day of the German Army” - The Battle of Amiens and the ‘Amiens’
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
The Battle of Amiens was a major turning point in the war on the Western Front.

Introduction to iPads
1.30pm - 3.30pm Bribie Island Free
Learn the basics of using your Apple iPad, including apps, email and the internet. BYO iPad. Not suitable for Android tablet users. Registration essential.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
10.00am - 12.00noon North Lakes Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Saturday 19 May

Aquatic Explorers
9.00am - 11.30am Eatons Hill Free
Be a Unitywater "Waterbug Detective" on this cool family activity!

Blending Fact and Fiction with Kali Napier
2.30pm - 3.30pm Redcliffe Free
Can too much fiction spoil a good story? Kali Napier’s The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge was inspired by her own family history, but how much is fact and how much is fiction? Hear how Kali blended history and fiction, striking a balance between the cold, hard truth and a gripping yarn. Registration essential.

Fiction from your Family History with Duncan Richardson
11.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Family history, though fascinating, can lack an engaging narrative. Author Duncan Richardson discusses how to turn your family history into a gripping novel and helps you work out when you can play fast and loose with the truth of your ancestors’ lives. Registration essential.

Growing Bush Food
10.30am - 11.30am Bribie Island Free
Veronica from Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery shares tips on how to create a bushfood garden so you can enjoy the ‘Wild Taste of the Rainforest’ in your own backyard. Registration essential.

Heritage Month for Writers : Write Your Story with Louise Cusack
9.00am - 10.30am Redcliffe Free
Do you have a story to tell? Award winning author and writing coach, Louise Cusack, shows you how to look at your life from the outside and turn your memories into a gripping narrative. Registration essential.

Meet Kali Napier
1.00pm - 2.00pm Redcliffe Free
Twice longlisted for the Bath Novel Award and a finalist in the Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program, Kali Napier, author of The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge, shares her publishing experience - from idea to finished novel and everything in between. Registration essential.

Write Around Moreton Bay - Heritage Month for Writers
9.00am - 3.30pm Redcliffe Free
Four seminars presented by Louise Cusack, Duncan Richardson and Kali Napier. Write Your Story with Louise Cusack, Fiction from your Family History with Duncan Richardson, and Meet Kali Napier followed by Blending Fact and Fiction with Kali Napier.

Sunday 20 May

Platypus Workshop
7.00am - 10.00am Caboolture Free
Early risers could be rewarded with a sighting of platypus that live-in Lagoon Creek! Discover how platypus live in our creeks and the best times to spot them in the wild.

Sunday 20 May - Tuesday 29 May

A Wrinkle in Time
Various times Redcliffe
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Monday 21 May

Discover eMagazines
10.30am - 12.30pm Strathpine Free
Discover how to browse, download and read free eMagazines from the library. BYO tablet or smartphone.

Heart Health: Knowing your Heart Disease Risk
10.00am - 11.00am Albany Creek Free
Heart disease is the single biggest killer of Australians. But it can mostly be prevented. Knowing your risks is the first step to avoiding a heart attack or stroke. Presented by The Heart Foundation. Registration essential.

Introduction to Smartphones
9.30am - 11.30am Bribie Island Free
Learn basic tips and tricks to help you use your device to its full potential. BYO Apple iPhone of Android smartphone. Registration essential.

Monday painting group
10.30am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
The Monday Painters Group is a free untutored painting group that meets most Mondays at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery to paint together and be inspired by the exhibitions in the gallery.

Tuesday 22 May

Chemical Free Cleaning Booked Out
2.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Learn you how to make laundry detergent (10litres for less than $2!), citrus fabric softener, toothpaste, and multipurpose surface cleaner. This informative talk by Roman Spur, sustainable living expert, includes easy to make recipes and plenty of practical and inexpensive tips. Registration essential.

Chemical Free Cleaning Booked Out
11.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Learn you how to make laundry detergent (10litres for less than $2!), citrus fabric softener, toothpaste, and multipurpose surface cleaner. This informative talk by Roman Spur, sustainable living expert, includes easy to make recipes and plenty of practical and inexpensive tips.Registration essential.

Code Club
3.30pm - 4.30pm Bribie Island Free
Use Scratch and other coding languages to develop your own games and animations. Put the library's tech to the test to explore robotics, circuits and more! A Scratch login is essential. Ideal for Grades 5-8.Registration is required

Community immunisation clinic
1.30pm - 4.30pm Strathpine Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

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.

Finding your German Ancestors
1.00pm - 2.00pm North Lakes Free
Learn how resources for researching your German Ancestors have changed over time, and discover new research avenues utilising library resources.

Introduction to Tablets
1.00pm - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
Learn the basics of using your Android tablet, including apps, email and the internet. BYO tablet. Not suitable for iPad users.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
9.30am - 11.30am Caboolture Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Ready, Steady, Robots!
1.00pm - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Researching UK Archives
1.30pm - 2.30pm Caboolture Free
Learn how to trace your British ancestors from the comfort of your PC. Find out what records have been made available from the central record repositories in the United Kingdom.

Researching UK Archives
10.00am - 11.00am Strathpine Free
Learn how to trace your British ancestors from the comfort of your PC. Find out what records have been made available from the central record repositories in the United Kingdom.

Tuesday 22 May - Saturday 16 June

Hub Exhibition: Creative Samford Inc - The Creative Project
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
The Creative Project is an online initiative designed to foster, support, nurture, inspire and explore creativity.

Wednesday 23 May

Introduction to iPads
10.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture Free
Learn the basics of using your Apple iPad, including apps, email and the internet. BYO iPad. Not suitable for Android tablet users.

Murrumba Downs Teddy Bears' Picnic
9.00am - 12.00noon Murrumba Downs Free
Pack your favourite teddy bear and get ready for a morning of family fun at the Murrumba Downs Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Wednesday 23 May at John Oxley Reserve.

National Simultaneous Storytime
11.00am - 11.15am All Free
Join us and children from all over Australia and New Zealand for National Simultaneous Storytime at 11am on Wednesday 23 May and share in the telling of Hickory Dickory Dash written by Tony Wilson and illustrated by Laura Wood. Find one of these special storytimes near you and join the fun!

Thursday 24 May

Discover eMagazines
1.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Discover how to browse, download and read free eMagazines from the library. BYO tablet or smartphone. Registration essential.

Discover eMagazines
6.30pm - 7.30pm Strathpine Free
Discover how to browse, download and read free eMagazines from the library. BYO tablet or smartphone.

Discover the eLibrary
1.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Discover the range of free eBooks and eAudiobooks and eMagazines available through the library. BYO device, tablet or smartphone. Registration essential.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
1.00pm - 3.00pm Woodford Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Reel Thing Film Club: Gaza Surf Club
1.30pm - 2.30pm Redcliffe Free
Trapped in “the world’s largest open-air prison” and ruled by war, a new generation is drawn to the beaches. Sick of occupation and political gridlock, they find their own personal freedom in the waves of the Mediterranean.

Research in New South Wales
10.30am - 11.30am Deception Bay Free
Improve your knowledge of genealogy records available in New South Wales, and build stories of any (New South) Welshmen in your family tree.

Friday 25 May

Chatterbooks - World Environment Day
3.30pm - 4.30pm Albany Creek Free
Want to read, review and talk about books? Join our kids’ clubs for the chance to win challenges and prizes, swap and recommend books. At these special sessions, discover more about the environment through craft and activities, have fun and make new friends! All participants get a free reservation. Ideal for Grades 1-3. Families welcome!

Discover eBooks and eAudiobooks
9.00am - 11.00am Redcliffe Free
Discover the range of free eBooks and eAudiobooks and learn how to download them. BYO device, tablet or smartphone. Registration essential.

Melbourne City Ballet presents Carmen
8.00pm Redcliffe
Melbourne City Ballet’s Artistic Director Michael Pappalardo reimagines Carmen to Bizet’s famous score to bring to life an evocative opera ballet paying homage to the well-known Spanish-inspired tragedy.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
10.00am - 12.00noon North Lakes Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Saturday 26 May

Brunch with the Birds
9.00am - 12.00noon Griffin Free
Bird watching is an amazing pastime that you can experience across your lifetime and all over the world.

Growing Bush Food
10.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Veronica from Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery shares tips on how to create a bushfood garden so you can enjoy the ‘Wild Taste of the Rainforest’ in your own backyard. Registration essential.

Heart Health: Eating for a Healthy Heart
10.30am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Healthy eating and drinking is an important part of looking after your heart. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make some changes that can improve your health. Presented by The Heart Foundation. Registration essential.

Redcliffe Museum Open Day
11.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Explore the new and expanded exhibitions showcasing Redcliffe’s past, and experience the fun and excitement of the new children’s Imaginarium activity space.

Saturday 26 May - Saturday 28 July

Exhibition: Lawrence Daws - Held Close
9.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
This exhibition will highlight works selected from the artist’s own collection, giving insight into what Daws would believe are his most significant, yet most rarely seen achievements.

Saturday 26 May - Sunday 5 August

Exhibition: The streets we live in
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
As we drive in our cars and walk around our neighbourhood we are surrounded by signposts to our history.

Saturday 26 May - Monday 5 November

Imaginarium: Eye Spy
10.00am - 4.00am Redcliffe Free
Eye Spy invites you to step into an interactive, impermanent space, to explore your sight and discover your senses.

Imaginarium: Eye Spy
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Eye Spy invites you to step into an interactive, impermanent space, to explore your sight and discover your senses.

Sunday 27 May

Woodford Combined Emergency Services Expo
11.00am - 2.00pm Woodford Free
The Combined Emergency Services Expo is part of a state-wide campaign to get you ready for the bushfire and storm season.

Monday 28 May

Finding your German Ancestors
1.00pm - 2.00pm Woodford Free
Learn how resources for researching your German Ancestors have changed over time, and discover new research avenues utilising library resources.

Heart Health: Eating for a Healthy Heart
10.00am - 11.00am Albany Creek Free
Healthy eating and drinking is an important part of looking after your heart. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make some changes that can improve your health. Presented by The Heart Foundation. Registration essential.

Introduction to iPads
10.30am - 12.30pm Strathpine Free
Learn the basics of using your Apple iPad, including apps, email and the internet. BYO iPad. Not suitable for Android tablet users. Registration essential.

Managing Your Money: Property
1.00pm - 2.00pm Burpengary Free
Experienced finance professional, Debbie Hutchings, dispels the myths, answers all your questions and provides useful information about buying your first home, buying investment property and borrowing in your self-managed super fund. Registration essential.

Monday painting group
10.30am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
The Monday Painters Group is a free untutored painting group that meets most Mondays at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery to paint together and be inspired by the exhibitions in the gallery.

Tuesday 29 May

Connect to Nature Storytime
9.30am - 10.00am Bribie Island Free
Experience the magic of stories, action rhymes and songs with your child and meet special guest, Wayne March form C.R.E.E.C. who will showcase native plants and habitats. Ideal for parents and children 2- 5 years.

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.

Managing Your Money: Healthy Mind, Body and Wallet
6.00pm - 7.00pm Arana Hills Free
Sticking to a budget can be unrealistic. Author and finance expert Larissa Zimmerman makes budgeting fun and teaches you how to whip your wallet into shape while improving your mental and physical fitness too.

Research in New South Wales
11.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Improve your knowledge of genealogy records available in New South Wales, and build stories of any (New South) Welshmen in your family tree.

Wednesday 30 May

Get that Job! Job Seeking Skills
1.30pm - 2.30pm Arana Hills Free
Learn how to write your resume, cover letter and selection criteria to get results and make a great impression at your next job interview.

Thursday 31 May

A Musical Walk in the Park
10.00am - 11.00am Deception Bay Free
Start at the library then join us for an outside adventure in the park. With a qualified music therapist, have fun with your child and learn ways to bring songs, rhythm, rhymes and outdoor play together to support healthy brain development. Bring a hat and water bottle for this stay-and-play session. Ideal for parents and children 18 months to 5 years. Registration essential.

Heart Health: Eating for a Healthy Heart
10.30am - 11.30am Deception Bay Free
Healthy eating and drinking is an important part of looking after your heart. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make some changes that can improve your health. Presented by The Heart Foundation. Registration essential.

Introduction to MYOB Workshop Cancelled
9.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture
This workshop is presented by our highly experienced MYOB trainer, who is also a business owner with a comprehensive understanding of the real-life applications of MYOB.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
1.00pm - 3.00pm Woodford Free
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots

Signed Storytime
9.30am - 10.00am Strathpine Free
Experience a visual language in this interactive session where our storytellers and AUSLAN interpreters share the magic of stories, action rhymes and songs. For parents and children 2-5 years.

Thursday 31 May - Monday 25 June

The Boys Are Back In Town
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
This exhibition brings together an example of male artists work in the Moreton Bay Region.


 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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