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Council event — February 2017

A maximum of one month of previous events are available.

Friday 11 November - Saturday 4 February

Exhibition: Ocular Play
Strathpine Free
This exhibition features works from the Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Collection that explore illusionary optical effects that can be influenced by geometrical shapes, repeating colours and light play.

Friday 2 December - Sunday 26 February

Exhibition: Signs of the Times
Bribie Island Free
We are surrounded by signs and symbols. Over time, symbols have gone in and out of fashion. 

Friday 9 December - Sunday 12 February

Exhibition: Monsters in the Backyard
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
This exhibition takes you on a journey through the bizarre yet magnificent world of the mini-beasts that live all around us.

Tuesday 10 January - Saturday 4 February

Exhibition: Lisa Ashcroft: Queensland Landscapes
9.00am Caboolture Free
Lisa is fascinated with humanity's need to re-organize nature which has its own order. The works contain surface scratches, drips, splashes, translucent layers, textural plains to create space and beauty in a variety of mediums.

Wednesday 1 February - Monday 27 February

Ko Au, Ko Taaua: I am - I am We Exhibition
Various times Redcliffe Free
In this exhibition, students of AKOAKO KI PIRIPANE Maori Language & Cultural Group (Learning together in Brisbane) visually represent their Aotearoa Tribal affiliations throughout their artworks.

Wednesday 1 February - Tuesday 28 February

Fish Fin Fun in February
Bongaree Free
Come and see fish of all shapes and sizes, at the Bribie Island Seaside Museum.

Wednesday 1 February

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grant information session
10.00am - 12.00noon Bribie Island Free
RADF grants provide support for arts, culture and heritage development. Prospective applicants can find out about the funding categories and application process at this drop-in information session.

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grant information session
2.00pm - 4.00pm Deception Bay Free
RADF grants provide support for arts, culture and heritage development. Prospective applicants can find out about the funding categories and application process at this drop-in information session.

The Wiggles Presents The Emma and Lachy Show Booked Out
10.00am Redcliffe
It's double the fun, double the laughs and double the dancing on the Emma and Lachy Tour! So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now, as they'll sell like ….Hot Potatoes!

Thursday 2 February - Saturday 11 March

Exhibition: JADA
Caboolture Free
The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA) is the 2016 touring exhibition from the Grafton Regional Gallery. 

Thursday 2 February

Community Grants Information Workshop
10.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe Free
Moreton Bay Regional Council offers a variety of community grants for the region’s eligible individuals, sporting and community groups. Information Workshops are an opportunity for prospective applicants to learn about the grants.

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 3 February

Exhibition opening: Near and Far
6.00pm - 8.00pm Redcliffe Free
Near and Far includes eleven artists who explore diverse subjects from the beauty of roadside weeds to the surprising architectural arrangements of stairways. These photographers are committed to the production and appreciation of finely crafted prints using a wide range of traditional and experimental techniques.

Fleetwood Mac Tribute
7.30pm - 10.30pm Redcliffe Cultural Centre
See and experience Fleetwood Mac the way they really were – a sensational and enduring band of the 70’s and 80’s – by a talented group of musicians dedicated to the task of bringing this era, this sound to the stage for all to enjoy.

Saturday 4 February - Saturday 18 March

Creation Station: Camera Obscura
Redcliffe Free
Use the equipment provided to create your own pin hole camera drawing (also known as a Camera Obscura), and see the world differently.

Exhibition: Near and Far - Fine Monochrome Print Group
Redcliffe Free
Near and Far includes eleven artists who explore diverse subjects from the beauty of roadside weeds to the surprising architectural arrangements of stairways.

Saturday 4 February

World Wetland Day
10.00am - 2.00pm Griffin Free
Come along for some walks and talks, touch marine life, enjoy children's craft activities and a sausage sizzle.

Monday 6 February

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 7 February - Saturday 4 March

Exhibition: Bronwyn Doherty: Navigating the ‘Dream Dimension’
9.00am Caboolture Free
A collection of canvas paintings and glass lamps exploring the ‘Dream Dimension’ in a lyrical nature with a surrealist sense of whimsy.

Tuesday 7 February

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grant information session
2.00pm - 4.00pm Arana Hills Free
RADF grants provide support for arts, culture and heritage development. Prospective applicants can find out about the funding categories and application process at this drop-in information session.

Wednesday 8 February

Community Grants Information Workshop
10.00am - 12.00noon Community Centre - North Lakes Free
Moreton Bay Regional Council offers a variety of community grants for the region’s eligible individuals, sporting and community groups. Information Workshops are an opportunity for prospective applicants to learn about the grants.

Community Grants Workshops
10.00am - 12.00noon North Lakes Free
Workshop to promote the opening of the new grant round and to provide information to prospective applicants.

Heritage talk: The life and works of Percy Brier (1885-1970)
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
Professor Peter Roennfeldt, who is a past Director of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, will be presenting a talk on the life and career of Percy Brier (1885-1970), one of Queensland's most active musicians. 

Q&A With Ken Lord Postponed
11.00am - 12.30pm Redcliffe Cultural Centre
Come and enjoy a Q&A session with Ken Lord and find out how our peninsula heroes spend their time out of the lime light, as well as what made Mr Lord a unique character that everyone loves.

Redcliffe Peninsula Poets
10.00am Redcliffe
Redcliffe Peninsula Poets

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grant information session
10.00am - 12.00noon Community Centre - North Lakes Free
RADF grants provide support for arts, culture and heritage development. Prospective applicants can find out about the funding categories and application process at this drop-in information session.

Thursday 9 February

Community Grants Information Workshop
6.00pm - 8.00pm Arana Hills Free
Moreton Bay Regional Council offers a variety of community grants for the region’s eligible individuals, sporting and community groups. Information Workshops are an opportunity for prospective applicants to learn about the grants.

Community Grants Workshops
6.00pm - 8.00pm Arana Hills Free
A workshop to promote the opening of the new grant round and to provide information to prospective applicants.

Friday 10 February

Sugar, Sugar!
7.30pm - 10.30pm Redcliffe Cultural Centre
Swing through days gone by with this dance cabaret show featuring the fabulously sassy sugary delights from Candy Shop Show. 

Saturday 11 February

Drawing Tutorial #1: Jane Grealy
10.30am - 12.00noon Caboolture
Join 2016 JADA finalist Jane Grealy for a tutorial in how to get beyond the blank page.

Inspire: Get motivated, make a plan with Jo Wooler
10.00am - 2.00pm Caboolture
Start your new year off right - get motivated and make a creative plan. Specialising in creative professional direction, Jo Wooler motivates aspiring, emerging and established artists to develop their creative identity and map out their creative direction for the future. Learn relevant business skills, explore and employ proven marketing strategies and become inspired to set achievable goals in this intensive four hour workshop.

Woodford Splash 'n' Movie
6.00pm - 9.00pm Woodford Free
Watch The Good Dinosaur from the comfort of a cool pool on a summer's night.

Monday 13 February

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 14 February

Genealogy for Beginners
10.00am - 11.00am Redcliffe Free
Learn how to research your family history with the genealogy resources available in the library.

Red Dog: True Blue
10.00am Redcliffe
Red Dog: True Blue Explores the early events leading up to Red Dog's discovery on the road to Dampier, and his ultimate rise from ordinary dog to Australian legend

Wednesday 15 February

Sport & Recreation Workshop: Volunteer recruitment and management
6.00pm - 9.00pm Kallangur Free
How well does your organisation support one of its most vital assets - its volunteers? Get tips on attracting and retaining quality volunteers.

The Great Shove Off
Various times Redcliffe
Presented By R.A.D.F and Enborisoff Architects - The Great Shove Off, QLD History Mysteries

Thursday 16 February - Saturday 25 March

Exhibition: This Place of Ours: Works from the collection
Strathpine Free
This exhibition brings together a selection of works from the Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Collection. 

Thursday 16 February

Near and Far: Introduction to the exhibition
Various times Redcliffe Free
Join us at the gallery for a talk by Julian Pearce and Ian Hanger about the exhibition and some of the various photograph techniques involved, followed by a choice of two demonstrations.

Near and Far: Large digital prints demonstration
Various times Redcliffe Free
Attendees will be shown the techniques used to print a large digital prints as seen in the exhibition.

Near and Far: Large format camera demonstration
Various times Redcliffe Free
Attendees will be shown how a view camera is used. This view camera was used to take images shown in the exhibition and is little changed in design from cameras from the 19th century.

Friday 17 February

Irish Genealogy Booked Out
10.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Free Irish resources online. National Archives of Ireland have digitised many new Irish records now is the time to search your Irish Roots.

Saturday 18 February

Community Grants Information Workshop
10.00am - 12.00noon Strathpine Free
Moreton Bay Regional Council offers a variety of community grants for the region’s eligible individuals, sporting and community groups. Information Workshops are an opportunity for prospective applicants to learn about the grants.

Community Grants Workshops
10.00am - 2.00pm Strathpine Free
A workshop to promote the opening of the new grant round and to provide information to prospective applicants.

Deception Bay Movie in the Park
4.00pm - 8.30pm Deception Bay Free
See the 2016 hit, Finding Dory, in the Park this summer at Deception Bay!

The Australian Army Band
Various times Redcliffe
The venue’s favourite entertainers, The Australian Army Band returns in February with a 35 piece Full Band.

Sunday 19 February

Workshop: Platinum and palladium printing
9.30am - 5.00pm Redcliffe
Learn the gentle art of making hand-crafted platinum/palladium prints in a one day workshop.

Monday 20 February

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.

Thursday 23 February

Hacksaw Ridge
10.00am Redcliffe
The extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond T. Doss who saved 75 men in Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, without firing a single shot.

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 24 February

The Rolling Stones Experience
7.30pm Redcliffe
Hailed as ‘the closest you will get to seeing the real thing’ don’t miss this rocking show.

Saturday 25 February

Drawing Tutorial #2: Nameer Davis
10.30am - 12.00noon Caboolture
Join 2016 JADA finalist Nameer Davis for a tutorial about collaborative pieces and drawing games such as ‘The exquisite corpse’ that produced the work by Davis and Leo Ahonin.

North Lakes Movie in the Park
4.00pm - 8.30pm North Lakes Free
See the wondrous sequel to the new Alice In Wonderland, Alice Through The Looking Glass, at North Lakes this summer.

Monday 27 February

Creativity Grows
8.00am - 9.00am Redcliffe Free
 Art so Lively Art Centre presents a wonderfully diverse exhibition showcasing the artistic growth of its' many students.

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 28 February

Book Launch: The Passage of Time
10.00am - 11.00am Strathpine Free
Authors Noel & Del Bergman will present their new book The Passage of Time - the 1865 Voyage of the Susanne Godeffroy. Learn about the fate of 533 German immigrants as they travelled from Hamburg to Moreton Bay and settled in Australia. Copies of the book will be for sale.


 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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