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Council event — April 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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Redcliffe Sails Festival
3 Apr 9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
The Redcliffe Sails Festival is a colourful seaside celebration of all things Easter and nautical.
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Saturday 7 February - Saturday 11 April

Exhibition: Construct: Celebrating Queensland sculpture
Caboolture Free
The first in a series of exhibitions curated to demonstrate the depth and diversity of artistic practice of living Queensland sculptors

Friday 27 February - Sunday 17 May

Exhibition: Remembrance: The Australian War Memorial
Bribie Island Free
This exhibition explores why this building has become a place of meaning for hundreds of thousands of Australians

Saturday 28 February - Wednesday 20 May

Exhibition: Shaun Tan's The Lost Thing: From book to film
Redcliffe Free
From book to film goes behind-the-scenes to reveal how the popular book came to life as an animated film.

Thursday 5 March - Saturday 11 April

Exhibition: Creative Power: The Art of George Baldessin
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
The exhibition includes a selection of prints and drawings and is curated by Tess Edwards Baldessin, the artist’s widow.

Friday 6 March - Sunday 26 April

Exhibition: Emporium
Whiteside Free
Emporium presents a revealing look at the phenomenal rise of the department store, the advent of ready-to-wear clothing and the proliferation of image-based advertising during the 20th century.

Tuesday 10 March - Saturday 4 April

Exhibition: Aaron Butt - Rapture
Caboolture Free
Inspired by Prue Gibson’s book Rapture of Death, Aaron Butt’s solo exhibition broadens the term rapture to encompass his fascination with particular objects and images and his subjective responses to this visual stimuli. 

Thursday 19 March - Sunday 12 April

Saturday Night Fever
7.30pm Redcliffe
Saturday Night Fever is a stage version of the extraordinarily successful 1977 movie starring John Travolta.

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.

Wednesday 1 April - Thursday 30 April

Foyer Exhibition: Russell Solomon
9.00am - 5.00pm Redcliffe Free
Russell Solomon has a passion for the playful re-visioning of discarded objects.

Wednesday 1 April

LOUD @ the Library
3.30pm - 4.30pm Caboolture Free
LOUD is a great time at the Library for 13-17 year olds. Hang with mates and play computer and console games. Listen to music or join in activities while enjoying a snack and drink.

Friday 3 April

Redcliffe Sails Festival
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
The Redcliffe Sails Festival is a colourful seaside celebration of all things Easter and nautical.

Friday 3 April - Sunday 31 May

Exhibition: The Finishing Touch
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Examples of embroidered and crocheted pieces could be found in most Australian homes from the late 1800s.

Tuesday 7 April - Saturday 11 April

Pattern bandits on tour
10.00am - 3.45pm Redcliffe Free
Pattern Bandits’ is the latest Kids on Tour program from the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). 

School Holiday Activity: Patterned Bandannas
Caboolture Free
People around the world use clothing as a way to express themselves

School Holiday Activity: Spinning Mandala
Caboolture Free
Jemima Wyman loves to incorporate collage into her art making and is very interested in mandalas - a design created around the centre point of a circle using symbols and colours.

Tuesday 7 April

Activity: Tiny rooms for tiny people
10.30am - 3.00pm Strathpine Free
Be inspired by the George Baldessin exhibition and make your own decorated 3D room.

Workshop: Asteroid Life
10.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture
This workshop will enable each participant to construct their own imaginary world.

Tuesday 7 April - Friday 10 April

Activities: Pattern Bandits on tour
10.30am - 3.00pm Strathpine Free
Children can enter the brightly coloured and highly patterned world of Australian artist Jemima Wyman and explore different patterns, including kaleidoscopes, camouflage and harlequin, with specially designed hands-on and multimedia activities

Wednesday 8 April - Friday 17 April

Kids on Tour 2015, Jemima Wyman: Pattern Bandits
Whiteside Free
Bold and colourful patterns take over Pine Rivers Heritage Museum

Wednesday 8 April

Activity: Strange beasts
10.30am - 3.00pm Strathpine Free
Use a combination of customised print plates, collage and drawing, to create any sort of animal you can imagine.

Thursday 9 April

Activity: Dragon art
10.30am - 3.00pm Strathpine Free
Learn how to draw dragons and how to fold them out of paper.

Workshop: Asteroid Life
10.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture
This workshop will enable each participant to construct their own imaginary world.

Workshop: Food additive alert Cancelled
6.00pm - 7.30pm Caboolture
Are the chemicals in everyday “healthy” food causing temper tantrums, sleep disturbance and disruptive behaviour in your children?

Friday 10 April - Sunday 19 April

National Youth Week 2015
Various Free
l Council will be facilitating a range of free activities across the region for young people and their families during National Youth Week. The program includes arts, cultural and sporting activities.

Friday 10 April

Workshop: Asteroid Life
10.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture
This workshop will enable each participant to construct their own imaginary world.

Saturday 11 April

Bribie Island Movie in the Park
5.00pm - 8.00pm Bribie Island Free
Join Cr Gary Parsons for a free movie night under the stars on Saturday 11 April at Brennan Park, Bribie Island.

Hodson light box: Suncatchers
12.30pm - 1.30pm Redcliffe
The refraction, reflection and absorption of light is fascinating. Use a Hodson light box to experiment and discover all these principles.

Talk: Impress Printmakers studio and gallery
3.00pm Strathpine Free
Join us to celebrate the finale of the Creative Power: The Art of George Baldessin exhibition.

Workshop: Asteroid Life
10.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture
This workshop will enable each participant to construct their own imaginary world.

Workshop: In the bag
12.30pm - 1.30pm Whiteside
Decorate your own calico shopping bag with simple printmaking and sewing techniques. 

Monday 13 April - Wednesday 15 April

Workshop: Create a utopia garden
10.00am - 3.45pm Redcliffe Free
Inspired by our current exhibition Shaun Tan, The Lost Thing: From Book to Film we have created this activity for children of all ages

Tuesday 14 April

Workshop: Glossy Black Cockatoo
9.30am - 11.30am Burpengary Free
Learn from the experts in the field about how to be a part in the upcoming regional survey.

Wednesday 15 April

Meet The Buyers Information Session Booked Out
2.00pm - 5.00pm North Lakes Free
Come along and meet the purchasing staff from Council and other key government agencies and learn how they conduct, purchase and procure business for their goods and services.

Thursday 16 April

Activities: Stitch, weave and tie
1.30pm - 3.00pm Strathpine Free
Celebrate the first day of the new exhibition and be inspired by the textile exhibition.

Big Hero 6
10.00am - 11.50am Redcliffe
From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind "Frozen" and "Wreck-It Ralph," comes "Big Hero 6," an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada. 

Food for Thought: Blogging and writing online
6.00pm - 8.00pm North Lakes Free
Get started writing online in this hands on workshop developed through the State Library of Queensland's The Edge.

G.A.M.E: Collage a lost thing
10.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe
Lead by artist Karl De Waal, this workshop will teach kids how to employ the art of collage to create their own unusual creature.

Workshop: Loopwagen
10.00am - 12.00noon Whiteside
In this workshop we will be making a loopwagen, or balance car is a course-vehicle, designed for multiple stages of development.

Thursday 16 April - Saturday 30 May

Exhibition: Nature's threads
10.00am - 3.00pm Strathpine Free
Nature's Threads is an exhibition showcasing a diversity of new textile art works from Reddy Arts Textile Group members.

Thursday 16 April - Saturday 18 April

Workshop: I feel.... puppets
10.00am - 3.45pm Redcliffe Free
Create a simple puppet to help you tell a story. 

Friday 17 April

Samford Movie in the Park
5.00pm - 8.00pm Samford
Join Cr Bob Millar for an evening in the jungle at John Scott Park on Friday 17 April.Samford's first ever Movie in the Park is taking place, with the chosen film being Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.

The Supreme Dreams
8.00pm Redcliffe
The Supreme Dreams, three gorgeous girls with fabulous voices, retro costumes and groovy dance moves, bring back the hit songs of the 60s

Saturday 18 April

Ladies day: Vintage high tea
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside
Dress up in your best frock to enjoy a day out with the girls!

Workshop: 1950’s Hairstyling
11.30am - 12.30pm Whiteside
Come dressed in your vintage best and learn how to create two essential vintage hairstyles.

Sunday 19 April

Story and play: I can sing a rainbow
10.30am - 11.00am Redcliffe
Children will have a ball watching the rainbows dance on the wall.

The Imitation Game
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe
In THE IMITATION GAME, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII.

Thursday 23 April

Morning Melodies - Raise Your Voice
11.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe
In The Mood Four are proud to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in 2015 with a concert dedicated to the memory of those who stood up for their nation.

Friday 24 April

Exhibition opening: Nature's Threads
6.00pm Strathpine Free
Guest speaker for the opening event will be Kay Haerland a National and International acclaimed textile artist.

Workshop: Coptic bound journal with Sandra Pearce
9.30am - 2.30pm Redcliffe
Make your own journal with Coptic Stitch Binding on the spine.

Workshop: Xero
9.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture
Zero - a cloud based accounting solution that massively reduces data entry.

Saturday 25 April

Anzac Day Services
Various
On 25 April every year Australians commemorate Anzac Day.

Monday 27 April

Workshop: The veggie patch
10.15am - 12.30pm Caboolture
Join Peter from the Plant Shack and discover how growing your own produce is very rewarding.

Wednesday 29 April

Redcliffe Peninsula Poets - Humour In Uniform
10.00am Redcliffe
The Redcliffe Peninsula Poets continue 2015 with all the humour, style and panache they started the year with!

Workshop: Who has time to relax let alone eat well Cancelled
6.00pm - 7.30pm Caboolture
Join home economist and professional organiser Louise D'Allura and resilience and relationship expert Kristy O'Callaghan to share simply and effective techniques that will help you cut your stress levels and transform your health, pantry and energy to get you back on track.

WWI Heritage Talk: Who answered the call?
10.30am Bribie Island Free
This talk will be presented by the Bribie Island Historical Society about the soldiers from the Bribie area who went off to fight in World War One.

Wednesday 29 April - Saturday 2 May

Grace Lutheran College - Anything Goes
7.30pm - 10.00pm Redcliffe
With music and lyrics by Cole Porter the madcap antics aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London is just a riotously funny and toe tappingly enjoyable as ever!

Thursday 30 April

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.

Workshop: Pin weaving
10.30am - 12.30pm Strathpine
Make a small woven sampler to take away using the pin weaving technique


 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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