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Council event — January 2018

A maximum of one month of previous events are available.

The Australian Eagles Show
19 Jan 7.30pm Redcliffe
The Australian Eagles Show delivers the country’s most authentic reproduction of the recorded works of the legendary, multi-platinum selling, U.S. group The Eagles.
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Caboolture Splash & Movie
20 Jan 5.30pm - 8.30pm Caboolture
Moreton Bay Regional Council’s starlight cinema is coming to Caboolture Swimming Pool for the Caboolture Splash & Movie on Saturday, 20 January 2018.
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Saturday 28 October - Saturday 27 January

Exhibition: The Glass Houses
Caboolture Free
Long before Lt James Cook sighted them from the Endeavour, the Glass House Mountains have stood as silent sentinels, silhouetted against the sky.

Wednesday 15 November - Saturday 27 January

Oh darling, let's be adventurous!
9.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
Lounge in the Long Gallery, take in the long view, and pen a letter to a love. Post your letter anonymously in an envelope on the wall.

Friday 17 November - Saturday 20 January

Exhibition: Talking Points - Reddy Arts Textile Group
Strathpine Free
Talking Points comprises the work of 13 textile artists. Taking a lateral approach, such as that championed by the creative thinker Dr Edward De Bono, the artists individually selected a quirky word to inspire their art making.

Friday 24 November - Sunday 25 February

Exhibition: Oh the fun we had
Whiteside Free
During the late 1800s and early 1900s, life could be tough. People faced many challenges building homes, working the land and raising families in early townships.

Friday 1 December - Sunday 4 February

Exhibition: Child’s Play
10.00am - 4.00pm Bribie Island Free
Exhibition on child's play.

Friday 8 December - Saturday 17 March

The Lynley Dodd Story
Redcliffe Art Gallery Free
The Lynley Dodd Story is an exhibition of original illustrations from the world-renowned author and illustrator of the Hairy Maclary and Friends™ book series.

Tuesday 19 December - Saturday 20 January

The Drawing Room - The Glass Houses
10.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
Drop in to The Drawing Room and create your own work inspired by the Glass House Mountains.

Tuesday 2 January

Dinosaur Day
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create them, build them, colour them. Everyone loves dinosaurs!

Things that Fly
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Today we look at flight. It may be rockets and planes or birds and bugs, or maybe even fairies and dragons.

Wednesday 3 January

3D Printing Makerspace
2.00pm - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Design an object and print it using our Micro 3D printers. Grades 7-12.

Art Time
10.30am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Gallery staff and volunteers will guide children in discovering the stories within the works on display and in creating their own masterpieces.

Things that Fly
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Today we look at flight. It may be rockets and planes or birds and bugs, or maybe even fairies and dragons.

Thursday 4 January

Fabulous Food Art
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create your dream plate of food…or maybe…the worst dinner you can think of!

Medieval Arts & Craft Day
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Learn about medieval times with a little fantasy and a lot of arts and crafts.

Paint a Landscape on Canvas
2.00pm - 4.00pm Woodford Free
Be inspired to paint a landscape on canvas using acrylic paints. Will yours be rainforest, outback, urban or somewhere else? Grades 7-12.

Friday 5 January

Create-Activity: Collage
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create-Activity Day is when ‘the big kids’ can come along and spend some time getting creative across a broad range of art forms.

Fabulous Food Art
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create your dream plate of food…or maybe…the worst dinner you can think of!

Make a Leather Phone Case
2.00pm - 4.00pm North Lakes Free
Bring your phone and handcraft a stylish and unique leather case for it. Hand cut and shape the leather, then individualise your design with paint. Grades 7-12.

Saturday 6 January - Saturday 3 February

Window Exhibition: Hugo deWaal
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
Hugo deWaal explores themes of youthfulness, alienation and absurdity through heartfelt and imaginary narratives.

Saturday 6 January

Create-Activity - Collage
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create-Activity Day is when ‘the big kids’ can come along and spend some time getting creative across a broad range of art forms.

Monday 8 January

3D Printing Makerspace
2.00pm - 3.30pm Arana Hills Free
Design an object and print it using our Micro 3D printers. Grades 7-12. Registrations essential.

Animals Antics
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Spend some time creating your own menagerie. With so many different animal based activities to choose from you’ll have your own zoo to take home.

Making 'Things with Wings'
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
These activities focus on all things wings with something to challenge the imaginations of children from 4 and up.

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.

Stamped Metal Dishes
2.00pm - 4.00pm Burpengary Free
Shape aluminum into small dishes, perfect for holding jewellery, coins, and other trinkets. Make your dish unique by stamping words and patterns into it using jeweller's tools. Grades 7-12. Registration essential.

Tie-Dye Your Own T-Shirt
2.00pm - 4.00pm Bribie Island Free
Bring a white, 100% cotton t-shirt and tie-dye it using brightly coloured inks. Use rubber bands to make interesting patterns.Grades 7-12.

Tuesday 9 January

Animals Antics
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Spend some time creating your own menagerie. With so many different animal based activities to choose from you’ll have your own zoo to take home.

Explosive Filmmaking Effects
2.00pm - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Discover how the experts create on-set and computer-generated explosions. Then produce a scene where you and your team narrowly miss being blown up! Grades 7-12.

Making 'Things with Wings'
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
These activities focus on all things wings with something to challenge the imaginations of children from 4 and up.

Mini-residencies at The Drawing Room
10.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
Receive inspiration and guidance from artists in residence when you drop in to The Drawing Room to create your own work inspired by the Glass House Mountains.

Stamped Metal Dishes
2.00pm - 4.00pm Albany Creek Free
Shape aluminum into small dishes, perfect for holding jewellery, coins, and other trinkets. Make your dish unique by stamping words and patterns into it using jeweller's tools. Grades 7-12. Registration essential.

Wearable Aboriginal Art for Teens
1.00pm - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Stay sun safe and in style when you paint an Aboriginal design on a cap with GOMA exhibited artist, Lloyd Hornsby Gawura. Grades 7-12. Registration essential.

Wednesday 10 January

Art Time
10.30am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Gallery staff and volunteers will guide children in discovering the stories within the works on display and in creating their own masterpieces.

Chatterbooks & Readiculous Open House
3.30pm - 4.30pm Caboolture Free
Dip your toe into the kids' club puddle…and find your inner wild thing! If you are aged 6-12 years come for a fun-filled afternoon of activities and food and get to know the real kids' clubs that are Chatterbooks and Readiculous! Let The Wild Rumpus Start! Grades 1-6. Registration essential.

HYPE Open House
1.30pm - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
HYPE is a teen club that covers books and movies, games and music, and everything in between. Load up for a Nerf challenge and old-school games to challenge your friends! Grades 7-12.

Mario Kart Tournament
2.00pm - 4.00pm North Lakes Free
Race around the MarioKart track. Fastest racer wins a $20 EB Games voucher! Grades 7-12. Registration essential.

Robots for Beginners
1.30pm - 3.00pm Burpengary Free
Are you interested in learning more about robotic devices, but not sure where to start? Discover the practical side of robots and coding in this fun and hands-on 90-minute workshop for adults and seniors.

Sit and Sew with the Reddy Arts Textile Group
10.30am - 12.30pm Strathpine Free
Meet the artists and chat to them about how they create their works. Why not bring along a UFO (un-finished-object) and join them.

Thursday 11 January

Build and Program a Robot
2.00pm - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
Build a robot complete with motor and Arduino micro-controller, program it and it’s yours to take home! Grades 7-12.

Creepy Craft
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Make creepy dioramas, Kirigami snakes and snails, spider puppets and scary hairy monsters.

Mini-residencies at The Drawing Room
10.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
Receive inspiration and guidance from artists in residence when you drop in to The Drawing Room to create your own work inspired by the Glass House Mountains.

Paint a Landscape on Canvas
2.00pm - 4.00pm Deception Bay Free
Be inspired to paint a landscape on canvas using acrylic paints. Will yours be rainforest, outback, urban or somewhere else? Grades 7-12.

Friday 12 January

Build and Program a Robot
2.00pm - 4.00pmRedcliffeFree
Build a robot complete with motor and Arduino micro-controller, program it and it’s yours to take home! Grades 7-12.

Delightful Dragons
2.00pm - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Dragons have captured the imaginations of story tellers and artists throughout the ages and across the world.

Find Yourself in a Library - Writing Competition
8.00am - 9.00am All Free
Short stories of up to 2000 words, addressing the theme find yourself in a library, are invited as entries to our annual Library and Information Week Writing Competition. Entries open 9am Monday 12 March and close midnight Sunday 6 May.

Sew a Summer Top
2.00pm - 4.30pm Caboolture Free
Use a sewing machine to make a simple summer top with drawstring neckline. No sewing experience required. Grades 7-12.

Sew a Summer Top
10.00am - 12.30pm North Lakes Free
Use a sewing machine to make a simple summer top with drawstring neckline. Beginner sewers welcome! Grades 7-12.

Saturday 13 January

Kumihimo demonstration
1.00pm - 2.30pm Strathpine Free
Diane Flint will demonstrate the technique and show you how easy it is to create colourful cords, which you can incorporate into a bracelet, key chain or other textile inspiration.

Monday 15 January

Dinosaur Craft
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create them, build them, colour them. Look at dinosaurs through artist’s eyes.

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.

What’s Hiding in the Garden?
2.00pm - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Make a habitat with a collection of animals and learn about camouflage through a range of art activities.

Tuesday 16 January

Boost Your YouTube Channel
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Are you looking to increase your YouTube subscribers? Get expert advice from an Official YouTube ambassador on making content that works for your channel through useful theory and practical activities. Grades 7-12. Registration essential.

Cute Kitties & Dandy Dogs
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Explore cat and dog arts and crafts with different ways of making cats and dogs including sculpture, drawing and origami.

Dinosaur Craft
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Create them, build them, colour them. Look at dinosaurs through artist’s eyes.

Fermenting Fun: Learn to make Kombucha
11.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture 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.

Mini-residencies at The Drawing Room
10.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
Receive inspiration and guidance from artists in residence when you drop in to The Drawing Room to create your own work inspired by the Glass House Mountains.

Sushi Sitdown with Anime Club
3.00pm - 5.00pm Caboolture Free
Sit down, make, and eat candy-sushi while experiencing Caboolture Library’s Anime Club. Make and take badges and spice jar terrariums as well as watch Anime! Grades 7-12. This session is facilitated by our friendly library staff.

Wednesday 17 January

Art Time
10.30am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Gallery staff and volunteers will guide children in discovering the stories within the works on display and in creating their own masterpieces.

Cute Kitties & Dandy Dogs
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Explore cat and dog arts and crafts with different ways of making cats and dogs including sculpture, drawing and origami.

Rainforestation Virtual Reality
10.30am - 11.30am Caboolture Free
Using virtual reality headsets, fly to the far North Queensland rainforest and witness the Aboriginal dances of Rainforestation. Grades 7-12.

Rainforestation Virtual Reality
2.00pm - 3.00pm Deception Bay Free
Using virtual reality headsets, fly to the far North Queensland rainforest and witness the Aboriginal dances of Rainforestation. Grades 7-12.

Tie-Dye Your Own T-Shirt
1.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Bring a white, 100% cotton t-shirt and tie-dye it using brightly coloured inks. Use rubber bands to make interesting patterns. Grades 7-12.

Thursday 18 January

Minecraft Zoo
2.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Join us to create a Minecraft zoo. Grades 2-6. Registration essential.

Mini-residencies at The Drawing Room
10.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
Receive inspiration and guidance from artists in residence when you drop in to The Drawing Room to create your own work inspired by the Glass House Mountains.

Wonderful Weaving
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Experience weaving with fibres, papers and plants.

Friday 19 January

Mindful movement meditation
12.00noon - 12.30pm Caboolture Free
Move your body in response to the imagery of the Glass House Mountains viewed on the surrounding walls.

Monster Making
2.30pm - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
They’re hairy and scary and live in strange places…or do they? Make scary, or sweet monsters at the gallery in lots of different ways.

Porcelain Dolls: A delicate art
10.30am - 11.30am Bribie Island Free
Beryl Brown, a retired doll maker and teacher of 30 years, will give us and insight into the process of making porcelain dolls.

The Australian Eagles Show
7.30pm Redcliffe
The Australian Eagles Show delivers the country’s most authentic reproduction of the recorded works of the legendary, multi-platinum selling, U.S. group The Eagles.

Saturday 20 January

Caboolture Splash & Movie
5.30pm - 8.30pm Caboolture
Moreton Bay Regional Council’s starlight cinema is coming to Caboolture Swimming Pool for the Caboolture Splash & Movie on Saturday, 20 January 2018.

Create-Activity Day - Dioramas
10.30am - 3.30pm Pine Rivers Art Gallery Free
Create-Activity Day is so ‘the big kids’ can come along and spend some time getting creative across a broad range of art forms.

Special event: Vintage High Tea and dress swap
10.00am - 1.00pm Whiteside
Enjoy the delights of yesteryear in this special event for inter-generations of families and friends.

Tuesday 23 January - Saturday 17 February

Hub Exhibition: Alexandra Dalmau - Reinvention through place
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
A journey in watercolour and acrylic paint to depict some of the rich diversity of landscapes in our beautiful Moreton Bay Region.

Wednesday 24 January - Monday 26 February

Once Upon A Time Exhibition
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Fifty artists from the Moreton Bay Arts Council are exhibiting different styles and mediums.

Wednesday 24 January

Art Time
10.30am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Gallery staff and volunteers will guide children in discovering the stories within the works on display and in creating their own masterpieces.

Saturday 27 January - Saturday 10 March

Exhibition: Reminiscence - Celebrating 100 Years of Australian Visionary Judith Wright
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
Reminiscence reflects on Judith Wright’s inspirational life in this centenary year of her birth by bringing together a new body of work by mixed-media artist, Fiona Rafferty, and ceramicist, Frances Smith.

Exhibition: U3A - The Four Elements
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
Under the tutelage of Lillian Tebesceff of Tintart Art Academy, U3A art students have been inspired by the writings of early Greek philosophers.

Monday 29 January

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 30 January

Art workshop Series: To Cast a Shadow
12.45pm - 2.45pm Strathpine Free
Shadows are an intrinsic part of the total effect of the painting. Learn how to use them to create dynamic works.

Regional Arts Development Fund drop-in session
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Regional Arts Development Fund drop-in sessions will be held throughout the region to promote the opening of the new grant round and to provide information to prospective applicants.

The Law and You - What Happens in Court Cancelled
1.00pm - 2.00pm North Lakes Free
Receiving a notice to appear in court can be intimidating. In this practical information session Caboolture Law's lawyers explain what happens in court and what support is available to you. Whether you're appearing in relation to a traffic infringement, a Family Law matter, acting as a witness, or even serving on a jury, get all the information you need to feel confident.

Wednesday 31 January

Community Grants Workshop
10.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture Free
Community Grants Workshops will be held throughout the region to promote the opening of the new grant round and to provide information to prospective applicants.

Community Grants Workshop
2.00pm - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Community Grants Workshops will be held throughout the region to promote the opening of the new grant round and to provide information to prospective applicants.

Regional Arts Development Fund drop-in session
10.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture Free
Regional Arts Development Fund drop-in sessions will be held throughout the region to promote the opening of the new grant round and to provide information to prospective applicants.


 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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