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Council event — April 2017

A maximum of one month of previous events are available.

Redcliffe Movie in the Park Cancelled
1 Apr 5.00pm - 8.00pm Redcliffe Free
Welcome April with a free outdoor screening of Big Hero 6!
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Teen School Holiday Workshops
3 Apr - 13 Apr All Free
Check out all the activities for teens at libraries during the school holidays.
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Bongaree Easter Egg Hunt
8 Apr 9.00am - 10.30am Bribie Island Free
Get into the Easter spirit and bring the family down to Bongaree for a free Easter Egg Hunt!
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Narangba Easter Egg Hunt
15 Apr 9.00am - 10.30am Narangba Free
Why wait - celebrate Easter a little early and bring the family down to Narangba for a free Easter Egg Hunt!
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Beachmere Movie in the Park
22 Apr 4.30pm - 7.30pm Beachmere Free
Celebrate the Easter break with a free movie in the park.
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Friday 3 February - Sunday 9 April

Exhibition: Wanton, Wild and Unimagined
Whiteside Free
Stirring the imagination and evoking environmental reflection, Wanton, Wild and Unimagined is a playful exhibition of sculptures born from recycled plastic.

Friday 24 February - Sunday 16 April

Exhibition: Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica
Redcliffe Free
100 years ago, one of the most compelling adventure and survival stories of all time unfolded in Antarctica: Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-17.

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.

Tuesday 7 March - Saturday 1 April

Exhibition: Caboolture State High School
9.00am Caboolture Free
A selection of works from Caboolture State High School's 2016 senior art students.

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 24 March - Saturday 29 April

Exhibition: Alasdair Macintyre: The Adventures of Aecap
Redcliffe Free
Artist Alasdair Macintyre has developed a character Aecap, who is much like himself. Join Aecap on a virtual journey back in time to visit famous artists’ studios. Explore what it means to be an artist through a series of dioramas, larger-than life sculptures and hands-on activities.

Wednesday 29 March - Sunday 30 April

Creativity Grows
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Art So Lively Art Centre presents a wonderfully diverse exhibition showcasing the artistic growth of it's many students, both young and old and in between.

Hop Skip and Jump...Into Art
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
An Exhibition of Artists new to the Moreton Bay region.

Thursday 30 March - Saturday 29 April

Window exhibition: Yvonne Packbeir
Strathpine Free
Yvonne Packbier is a Dutch-born, Moreton Bay-based photographer with a passion for capturing people involved in a wide variety of sports in the Moreton Bay and greater Brisbane regions

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.

Friday 31 March - Sunday 9 April

Back to the 80's Cancelled
Various times Redcliffe
You are about to go on a journey....A journey back to a time when Michael Jackson and Rick Astley were the Kings of Pop.. A Journey back to a time when bubble skirts and blue eye shadow were cool.. A journey back to a time when the Atari was cutting edge technology....That's right dudes .. your about to go on a journey ... Back to the 80's 

Saturday 1 April

Redcliffe Movie in the Park Cancelled
5.00pm - 8.00pm Redcliffe Free
Welcome April with a free outdoor screening of Big Hero 6!

Monday 3 April - Thursday 13 April

Kids' School Holiday Fun
All Free
Check out all the activities for kids at libraries during the school holidays.

Teen School Holiday Workshops
All Free
Check out all the activities for teens at libraries during the school holidays.

Monday 3 April

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.

Workshop: Be Bold, Be Brave, Be You Snake
9.30am - 10.30am Burpengary Free
Learn how to be snake-safe and appreciate our scaly friends this National Youth Week. Meet a local Moreton Bay snake catcher and learn about snakes common to our area. 

Tuesday 4 April - Thursday 13 April

QAGOMA’S Kids on Tour: ‘The Gabori Sisters: Gathering By The Sea’
Strathpine Free
Exciting hands-on activities for children that explore the important relationship the Kaiadilt people of the Gulf Carpentaria have with the sea.

Tuesday 4 April - Sunday 9 April

QAGOMA’S Kids on Tour: ‘The Gabori Sisters: Gathering By The Sea’
Whiteside Free
Exciting hands-on activities for children that explore the important relationship the Kaiadilt people of the Gulf Carpentaria have with the sea.

Tuesday 4 April - Saturday 29 April

Exhibition: Jaimie Congdon: Road Trip: Retrospective works
9.00am Caboolture Free
The exhibition explores the idea that artists of all sorts are compromising their practice because they are challenged by urban sprawl and climate change yet they need more space.

Tuesday 4 April

South Pine River Walk
9.30am - 11.00am Eatons Hill Free
Explore the South Pine River with a guided walk through the riparian rainforest.

Workshop: Design and make an icebreaker boat
10.30am - 12.00noon Redcliffe
Learn how icebreaker boats work and what their function is. Design your own icebreaker boat, then build it using materials provided.

Workshop: Quick and easy toys and games to make and take
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Make origami chatterboxes, a Dada inspired 'Exquisite Corpse' game and amazing Kaleidocycles.

Wednesday 5 April

Redcliffe Architecture on Show
6.30pm - 7.30pm Redcliffe Free
Alex Enborisoff of AEV Architects discusses the innovative design practices to be used in the redevelopment of the heritage listed Comino’s Arcade.

Workshop: Ghost net baskets and things from the sea
10.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
Waste not, want not: Recycled creations for kids. Ghost nets baskets are made from fishing nets that have been left or lost in the ocean by fishermen.

Workshop: Under the Sea
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Make mermaids, octopus masks and create a jellyfish artwork.

Thursday 6 April

Baby Yoga, Movement and Massage Workshop
10.30am - 11.30am Strathpine 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.

Burpengary Creek Walk
9.30am - 11.00am Burpengary Free
Explore the Burpengary Creek with a guided walk through this rare lowland rainforest.

Workshop: Make a snow globe
10.30am - 12.00noon Redcliffe
Investigate what the Antarctic environment is like and create a miniature Antarctic scene.

Workshop: Making itty bitty books
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create tiny books using different techniques.

Workshop: Monsters and Colourful Creatures
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside
Waste not, want not: Recycled creations for kids. Be inspired by your refuse! Turn a milk carton into a troll, a breakfast cereal box and some bottle tops into a flying creature, the only limit is your imagination.

Friday 7 April

Workshop: Jewellery: bracelets and necklaces
10.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
Waste not, want not: Recycled creations for kids. Use every day abandoned object and mixed media to create your own fabulous piece of jewellery. 

Saturday 8 April

Bongaree Easter Egg Hunt
9.00am - 10.30am Bribie Island Free
Get into the Easter spirit and bring the family down to Bongaree for a free Easter Egg Hunt!

Create: Jewellery with Karen Carr Booked Out
10.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture
Learn to make a modern rope bracelet using the ancient technique of thread wrapping. Using rope cord and embroidery thread in your chosen colour pallet, Karen Carr of Enka Studio will demonstrate this relaxing technique in a hands on maker’s workshop. Participants will take home a lovely piece of wearable art customised for themselves or someone special.

Family Fun Day: Adventures in Art
10.30am - 2.30pm Redcliffe Free
Join the artist, Alasdair Macintyre, on a voyage of discovery into the arts. Make your own A-Cap, do a little curating and make a diorama, all with the help of the artist.

Monday 10 April

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.

Workshop: Make your own compass
10.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe
Using simple materials learn to make your own compass to take home.

Tuesday 11 April

Charmaine Wilson - The Australian Medium Tour
7.30pm Redcliffe
Charmaine Wilson is a world-renowned Australian medium, who has been consistently recognised for her skill and compassion since awakening to her gift in 1999. She was the winner of Channel Seven’s inaugural season of The One, and was also honoured as Queensland Psychic of the Year in 2008 and Australian Psychic of the Year for 2005.

Irish Genealogy
10.00am - 11.00am Strathpine Free
Explore your Irish roots with free online resources from the National Archives of Ireland.

Workshop: Animal Antics
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Explore animals through the eyes of an artist.

Wednesday 12 April

Heritage Talk: The Warwick to Wallangarra Railway
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
Discover the history and stories of the Warwick to Wallangarra Railway line - which was built in the late 19th century and still operates today. 

Workshop: Mythical Creatures
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Explore a magical world of mythical creatures with art and craft activities suitable for ages 4 and up.

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.

Thursday 13 April

Workshop: All Things Easter
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Easter arts and crafts activities suitable for ages 4 and up.

Workshop: Make a crystal snowflake
10.30am - 12.00noon Redcliffe
Make your own unique snowflake crystal to take home. Learn about snow, crystals and more.

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

Narangba Easter Egg Hunt
9.00am - 10.30am Narangba Free
Why wait - celebrate Easter a little early and bring the family down to Narangba for a free Easter Egg Hunt!

Monday 17 April

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.

Wednesday 19 April

Career Counselling
9.30am - 1.30pm Caboolture 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.

Happiness Hacks for Busy People
2.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun affiliated with the Langri Tangpa Centre, Brisbane, shares easy tips for a happier you.

Sport & Recreation Workshop: Making better use of technology
6.00pm - 9.00pm Murrumba Downs Free
Is your sports organisation making the most of technology? Organisations that make effective use of technology can save significant time for their valuable volunteers.

Thursday 20 April

Beauty & The Beast
10.00am Redcliffe
Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted. Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens & Ian McKellen 

Cultural Education Talk: Terry Deen Cancelled
10.30am - 11.30am Caboolture Free
Terry Deen, Head of Learning at QAGOMA, will lead a conversation about the importance of combining art and education to help bridge cultural gaps and reconcile history with positive futures.

DNA and Genealogy Research
10.30am - 11.30am Deception Bay Free
Learn how DNA can be used to uncover your family’s history.

Understanding Autism
10.00am - 11.00am Bribie Island 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 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.

Friday 21 April

Growing Organic Vegetables
10.00am - 11.30am Burpengary Free
Learn expert tips on soil quality, choosing the right plants for your garden, and natural pest and weed management.

Happiness Hacks for Busy People
6.00pm - 7.00pm Redcliffe Free
Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun affiliated with the Langri Tangpa Centre, Brisbane, shares easy tips for a happier you.

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

Taking Better Photos in Our Environment
9.30am - 11.00am Griffin Free
Learn how to make the most of your DSLR camera in a wildlife setting, with tips and tricks provided by an expert photographer.

The Passage of Time
2.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Authors Noel & Del Bergman explore the 1865 sea voyage of 533 German immigrants who settled in Moreton Bay.

Saturday 22 April

Beachmere Movie in the Park
4.30pm - 7.30pm Beachmere Free
Celebrate the Easter break with a free movie in the park.

Fermenting for Beginners
10.30am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Learn about the importance of gut health and how to make kombucha, milk kefir, sauerkraut and other fermented delights at home.

Food as Medicine
10.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Nutritionist Ross Walter discusses how your diet can impact your health and the foods that may do more harm than good.

Monday 24 April

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 25 April

Anzac Day Services
Various times Various Free
On 25 April every year Australians commemorate Anzac Day. View a list of Anzac Day services in the region.

Conroy Dance Centre
Various times Redcliffe
Conroy Dance Centre presents Pre Eisteddfod Concert

Wednesday 26 April

The Lounge Suite Showcase
7.30pm Redcliffe
When romance collides with cabaret and swing attempts to seduce you once again, you know you’ve found The Lounge Suite!

Thursday 27 April

DIY Chemical-free Cleaning
1.00pm - 2.00pm Albany Creek Free
Learn practical and inexpensive cleaning tips and easy recipes for laundry and cleaning products (even toothpaste) you can make at home.

Find Balance with Energy Medicine
2.00pm - 3.00pm Woodford Free
Discover the world of chakras and auras and learn self-care strategies that may contribute to a more balanced life and improved well-being.

Job Seeking Skills
10.30am - 12.00noon Deception Bay 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.

Lion
10.00am - 1.00pm Redcliffe
Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.

Friday 28 April

Killer Queen
7.30pm Redcliffe
KillerQueen is a Brisbane-based band paying homage to Britain’s regal rock quartet QUEEN.

Panel Discussion: Different views of the Glass House Mountains
10.30am - 11.30am Bribie Island Free
Michael Meadows, author of The Living Rock, will discuss the history and heritage of mountain climbing in Queensland, and in particular, the Glass House Mountains. Gail Robinson, story teller, will give an account of the Clark sisters’ famous climb in 1912. Nat Smith, Senior Ranger Maleny Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service SEQ Region, will discuss the management and care of the Glass House Mountains area.

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

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.

Saturday 29 April

Know your rainforest plants
9.00am - 12.00noon Eatons Hill Free
Join plants expert, Dr Bill McDonald, for a rainforest plant identification workshop and a walk along the South Pine River examining the plants that form this riparian zone.


 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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