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Council event — March 2014

A maximum of one month of previous events are available.

2014 Under 5's Teddy Bears Picnic
12 Mar 9.00am - 12.00noon Deception Bay Free
Be sure to bring your best dressed teddy bear to the Bay Youth and Sports Centre, Deception Bay on Wednesday, March 13 for the Under 5’s Teddy Bears Picnic.
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1984 By George Orwell
13 Mar Various times Redcliffe
Strap yourself in for this terrifically frightening theatrical event set against a towering wall of plasma screens. Oceania; a Nation perpetually at war, where cameras watch every move and Thought Police roam the street
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Doc Faustus
21 Mar 7.30pm Redcliffe
Three zany Vaudevillians mix classic theatre with slapstick comedy, song and pop-culture references- side-splitting humour in the ribald vein
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Moonlight Movie
22 Mar 5.30pm - 8.00pm Toorbul Free
Bring along a blanket and pillow to the Toorbul Hall and enjoy a free screening of the hit family film Despicable Me 2!.
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Sounds by the Sea Cancelled
29 Mar 2.00pm - 5.00pm Bribie Island Free
Get the whole family together for the Sounds by the Sea event to enjoy a relaxing afternoon on Bribie Island whilst enjoying a showcase of blossoming local talent.
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Saturday 21 December - Saturday 1 March

Exhibition: Lagau Dunalaig - Island Lifestyle
Caboolture Free
A touring exhibition of fine art prints by indigenous artists Joel Sam and Brian Robinson.

Sunday 22 December - Sunday 2 March

Exhibition: Vie De Pacifique
Caboolture Free
Vie de Pacifique-Pacific Life is a unique exchange of original contemporary prints by 51 artists from seven countries.

Saturday 1 February - Saturday 28 June

Ramp Up
Various Locations Free
'Ramp Up' is a free youth local SKATEBOARDING, BMX FREESTYLE and SCOOTER development program designed for youth aged 5-17 years, who live in the Moreton Bay Region.

Tuesday 4 February - Saturday 1 March

Exhibition: My Country
Caboolture Free
Through the use of vivacious colour and a vision to be uniquely expressive, Lloyd Hornsby Gawura brings his large canvases to luminous, dazzling life.

Saturday 8 February - Saturday 29 March

Exhibition: Lloyd Rees - Life and Light
Redcliffe Free
Brisbane-born painter and draftsman Lloyd Rees (1895–1988) is one of Australia’s most recognised and awarded landscape artists.

Thursday 13 February - Thursday 6 March

Moreton Bay Rail Local Industry Briefing
4.00pm - 6.00pm Strathpine Free
A series of local supplier briefings for the Moreton Bay Rail Project that will support local industry in maximising their opportunities.

Saturday 15 February - Monday 21 April

Exhibition: Kermadec Islands Expedition
Various times Bribie Island Free
The images presented form part of a small time capsule to help understand how to manage and conserve the biodiversity of this magnificent region.

Thursday 20 February - Saturday 22 March

Creation Station: Farmyard Fun for Tots
Strathpine Free
Tangible offers kids a wonderful opportunity to explore artwork through the sense of touch.

Creation Station: Drawing in the Third Dimension
Strathpine Free
Children can fold a white origami box and pattern the outside to create their own piece.

Exhibition: Tangible: recent works by Sebastian Di Mauro & Carly Scoufos
Strathpine Free
Visitors will be able to carefully explore the tactile qualities of specific sculptural works by Di Mauro and Scoufos, who are renowned for their use of unconventional materials.

Friday 21 February - Sunday 27 April

Exhibition: Blood Brothers - An ANZAC Genesis
Whiteside Free
Through the display of rarely seen military objects and relics, Australia’s involvement in these conflicts will be explored.

Wednesday 26 February - Sunday 1 June

Exhibition: Near the Jetty
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
The exhibition looks at the history of the Parade from the Moreton Bay Hotel, north to the Coles Car Park. 

Saturday 1 March

Artist Talk: Glenda Orr
10.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Glenda Orr will discuss the play on words and images used in her art practice.

Morning Tea & Talk with Carly Scoufos and Sebastian Di Mauro
11.00am - 12.00noon Strathpine Free
Join the artists as they talk about their backgrounds, early art practices and their journey into the world of installation and public artworks.

Sunday 2 March

Be Inspired
1.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe
A Global Voice for Women. Monthly meetings are held at the North Lakes Library 5 Discovery Drv

Clean Up Australia Day
7.00am - 10.30am Regional Free
Join in a bushland or creek‐side rubbish collection this Clean Up Australia Day.

Clean Up Australia Day 2014
Various Locations Free
Clean Up Australia Day gives us an opportunity to take a stand against litter and illegal dumping in our local community.

Monday 3 March

Shipping Records Made Easy
9.30am - 11.00am Albany Creek Free
Shipping records are fascinating sources of unique information. Track your ancestors’ entry into Australia and more.

Tuesday 4 March - Saturday 29 March

Exhibition: The Art of Wood
Caboolture Free
Local artist, Peter Steinort tantalises the senses of sight, touch and smell.

Tuesday 4 March - Wednesday 5 March

Come and meet the Art Society
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Join members of the Redcliffe Art Society for two days of demonstrations and discussions.

Tuesday 4 March

Digital photos: from camera to computer and beyond
2.00pm - 3.00pm Strathpine Free
This session will cover how to get your photos from the camera to the computer, basic photo editing, as well as online storing and sharing options.

Wednesday 5 March

It's All in a Name
2.00pm - 3.30pm Caboolture Free
Explore the fascinating world of surnames, their meanings and origins with a focus on the British Isles and Western Europe.

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.

Strings 'N' Things
11.00am Redcliffe
Join Joan Wilkie and David Judd for their new production on the theatre stage. They will be joined by a number of special guests featuring popular music on various string instruments.

Thursday 6 March

Workshop: How to Operate the Recording Studio
5.30pm - 8.00pm Caboolture Free
Come along and learn how to record your own music at Caboolture Hub's fully equipped sound proofed Recording Studio.

Friday 7 March

Moreton Bay Region Mayoral Prayer Breakfast
6.45am - 8.30am Kallangur
The annual Mayoral Prayer Breakfast for the Moreton Bay Region.

Right Side Genius
10.00am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Learn to promote your creativity, harmony and life balance through drawing with professional Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain facilitator, Helen Carr.

Saturday 8 March

Anime Club
10.00am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
Come along and discuss your favourite Anime or Manga with fellow fans. Ages 13-25.

Erase Yourself Children's Art Activity
10.30am - 12.00noon Strathpine
In this workshop children will use a photo and drawing and collage techniques to ‘erase’ themselves.

Moreton Bay Festival of Football
11.00am - 6.30pm Burpengary
Official opening of the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex – AFL Precinct at Burpengary with some of the Brisbane Lions’ elite taking on the Sydney Swans in a pre-season practice match.

Moreton Bay Region Festival of Football
Burpengary
The Moreton Bay Region Festival of Football will include the annual Brisbane Lions Family Fun Day, the official opening of the AFL Precinct, other AFL matches between Caboolture, Lions, Aspley and more as well as a match between Brisbane Lions vs Sydney Swans.

Tuesday 11 March

FindMyPast.com
10.00am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Trace your family history and discover the lives of your ancestors using the extensive resources available in this family history and genealogy website.

Stroke Prevention and Awareness
2.00pm - 3.00pm North Lakes Free
StrokeSafe Ambassadors from the National Stroke Foundation will explain strokes, how to recognise the signs of strokes and ways to prevent a stroke.

Your Ancestors in Newspapers
10.00am - 11.00am Redcliffe Free
Expert genealogist, Shauna Hicks, uses digitised Australasian and international newspapers to unearth information about ancestors beyond the usual births, deaths, marriages and funeral notices.

Wednesday 12 March

2014 Under 5's Teddy Bears Picnic
9.00am - 12.00noon Deception Bay Free
Be sure to bring your best dressed teddy bear to the Bay Youth and Sports Centre, Deception Bay on Wednesday, March 13 for the Under 5’s Teddy Bears Picnic.

Managing Stress with Kinesiology
2.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Discover simple techniques to feel energised and enjoy life. Presented by Marney Perna, a registered Kineseologist and author of soon to be released Finding the Calm Out of Chaos.

The Heritage Talks 2014 - Ian Jempsen - ‘Mud, glorious mud!’
10.00am - 11.00am Whiteside Free
How to cope with a disaster in a Museum or gallery that doesn’t fit the script of the disaster management plan.

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

Thursday 13 March

1984 By George Orwell
Various times Redcliffe
Strap yourself in for this terrifically frightening theatrical event set against a towering wall of plasma screens.

1984 By George Orwell
Various times Redcliffe
Strap yourself in for this terrifically frightening theatrical event set against a towering wall of plasma screens. Oceania; a Nation perpetually at war, where cameras watch every move and Thought Police roam the street

Workshop: How to Operate the Recording Studio
5.30pm - 8.00pm Caboolture Free
Come along and learn how to record your own music at Caboolture Hub's fully equipped sound proofed Recording Studio.

Friday 14 March

Workshop: Beginner's Guide to Microsoft Word
9.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture
Join David Hardaker for a beginner’s class covering the basics of how to effectively use Microsoft Word.

Saturday 15 March - Thursday 17 April

Exhibition: Jacaranda Aquisitive Drawing Award
Caboolture Free
The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award or JADA is a by-annual award run by the Grafton Regional Gallery.

Exhibition: Mostyn Bramley-Moore - Travelling Without a Camera
Caboolture Free
I know that when I travel with a camera I tend to rely on it to collect visual memories.

Saturday 15 March

Morning Tea & Talk with John Stafford and Jodie Cox
11.00am - 12.00noon Strathpine Free
The directors of Creative Move will talk about their experience in the arts and the public art market.

Opening of JADA - Jacaranda Acquisitive Award
Caboolture Free
Opening of an exhibition of artworks from the 2012 Jacaranda Acquistive Drawing Award.

Opening of Travelling without a Camera, Mostyn Bramley-Moore
Caboolture Free
Opening of exhibition: Mostyn Bramley-Moore - Travelling Without a Camera.

Workshop: Using Mind Power to Aid Weight Loss
10.00am - 11.30am Caboolture
Join qualified Counsellor and Hypnotist Cathy Rodwell in this exciting workshop to find practical ways to help with weight loss.

Saturday 15 March - Wednesday 19 March

Philomena
Various times Redcliffe

Sunday 16 March

PetSmart Microchipping
9.00am - 11.00am Morayfield
All dogs must be registered with Council. Cost includes microchip.

Monday 17 March

Right Side Genius
10.00am - 11.30am Caboolture Free
Learn to promote your creativity, harmony and life balance through drawing with professional Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain facilitator, Helen Carr.

Shipping Records Made Easy
10.00am - 11.30am Bribie Island Free
Shipping records are fascinating sources of unique information. Track your ancestors’ entry into Australia and more.

Workshop: Intermediate Lino Printing
9.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture
Full day intermediate lino printing workshop with artist Ellie Neilsen.

Tuesday 18 March

Food for Thought: 8 Up-late Artist Showcase
6.00pm - 8.00pm Bribie Island Free
Want to know about amazing things happening in your area? 8 creative locals will present for 8 minutes each on their work, project, activity or thoughts. Join us for a night of fast-paced discovery and broaden your creative horizons.

Thursday 20 March

Right Side Genius
10.00am - 11.30am Bribie Island Free
Learn to promote your creativity, harmony and life balance through drawing with professional Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain facilitator, Helen Carr.

Workshop: How to Operate the Recording Studio
5.30pm - 8.00pm Caboolture Free
Come along and learn how to record your own music at Caboolture Hub's fully equipped sound proofed Recording Studio.

Friday 21 March

Doc Faustus
7.30pm Redcliffe
Three zany Vaudevillians mix classic theatre with slapstick comedy, song and pop-culture references- side-splitting humour in the ribald vein.

Doc Faustus
7.30pm Redcliffe
Three zany Vaudevillians mix classic theatre with slapstick comedy, song and pop-culture references- side-splitting humour in the ribald vein

Hamlet & Juliet
10.30am Redcliffe
Sound & Fury - the Vaudeville-Comedy Trio from Los Angeles, bring an exercise in short-attention-span Fakespearean theatre: their mashing together of two great classic tragedies, into the wildly comic, Hamlet & Juliet!

Hamlet & Juliet
10.30am Redcliffe
Sound & Fury - the Vaudeville-Comedy Trio from Los Angeles, bring an exercise in short-attention-span Fakespearean theatre.

Right Side Genius
10.00am - 11.30am Albany Creek Free
Learn to promote your creativity, harmony and life balance through drawing with professional Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain facilitator, Helen Carr.

Saturday 22 March

Anime Club
10.00am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
Come along and discuss your favourite Anime or Manga with fellow fans. Ages 13-25.

Artist Talk: Mostyn Bramley-Moore
10.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Take a journey with Mostyn Bramley-Moore as he guides you through a series of his travel memories.

Moonlight Movie
5.30pm - 8.00pm Toorbul Free
Bring along a blanket and pillow to the Toorbul Hall and enjoy a free screening of the hit family film Despicable Me 2!.

Recycling Workshop
10.00am - 11.00am Dakabin Free
Moreton Bay Region residents can make gifts and repurposed treasures from pre-loved items at the free Treasure Market workshops every month.

Monday 24 March

MYOB Workshop 1
9.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture
Learn hands on in our computer classroom, from a MYOB Certified Trainer, skills in the following areas:Accounts, Card File & Banking Centre

Workshop: Photo Restoration
9.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture
Join David Hardaker of Studio 1960, the photo restoration guru to learn the principles of scanning black, white & colour ready for restoration and more.

Thursday 27 March - Saturday 10 May

Exhibition: Still Life: Joachim Froese Photographs 1999-2011
Strathpine Free
Joachim Froese is an internationally renowned photographer who has exhibited widely in solo and group shows across Australia, Europe, Asia and North America.

Exhibition: Still Life: Treasures from the Collection exhibition
Strathpine Free
This exhibition features works from the Moreton Bay Region Art Collection.

Thursday 27 March

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.

Harmonious
11.00am Redcliffe
World-renowned Spanish harmonica genius Antonio Serrano presents his brand new one man show “Harmonious”.

Hub Gallery Information Session
10.00am - 11.00am Caboolture Free
Are you an artist looking to exhibit in the Hub Gallery in 2015?

Workshop: How to Operate the Recording Studio
5.30pm - 8.00pm Caboolture Free
Come along and learn how to record your own music at Caboolture Hub's fully equipped sound proofed Recording Studio.

Saturday 29 March

Meet Local Author: Kasper Beaumont
10.00am - 11.00am Redcliffe Free
Join local Kippa-Ring-based author Kasper Beaumont as she launches the second book of the Hunters of Reloria Series, Hunters’ Quest.

Sounds by the Sea Cancelled
2.00pm - 5.00pm Bribie Island Free
Get the whole family together for the Sounds by the Sea event to enjoy a relaxing afternoon on Bribie Island whilst enjoying a showcase of blossoming local talent.

Spotlight for Earth Hour 2014 Cancelled
6.00pm - 8.30pm Burpengary
Celebrate an hour saving energy and the environment by turning off the lights and turning on a torch.

Workshop: Conceptual Photography with Joachim Froese
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine
This workshop combines both practical and theory components and is for photographers who want to improve the content of their images.

Monday 31 March

Build a Better Business Workshop (A)
1.30pm - 4.30pm Caboolture
Designed to enhance the business skills, profitability and growth of small businesses, Small Business Solutions provides small business owners the opportunity to get real business assistance from accredited industry professionals.

Build a Better Business Workshop (B) Cancelled
5.30pm - 8.30pm Caboolture
Designed to enhance the business skills, profitability and growth of small businesses, Small Business Solutions provides small business owners the opportunity to get real business assistance from accredited industry professionals.

Workshop: Intermediate Adobe Photoshop
9.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture
Join David Hardaker for a inspiring workshop covering Intermediate Photoshop techniques.


 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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