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Today — 17 December 2018


Tuesday 6 November - Saturday 5 January

Hub Exhibition: Mary Elizabeth Barron - Under foot
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
The beauty in the often less appreciated and noticed natural wonders beneath our feet are the source of inspiration for this body of work.

Friday 9 November - Sunday 3 February

Exhibition: Going Away
10.00am - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
It’s holiday time and Bribie Island is the place to go: sun, sand, fresh air and a relaxed pace. Bribie has long been a popular holiday destination, but what is it that makes Bribie so special?

Saturday 17 November - Saturday 19 January

Exhibition: The Weaving Room
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
A space that explores both traditional and contemporary approaches to weaving.

Wednesday 21 November - Wednesday 19 December

9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Kim Mancini's painting style truly exemplifies the metropolitan Queensland lifestyle.

Saturday 24 November - Sunday 17 February

Exhibition: Smiley comes home - The lives of Colin Petersen
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
A musical prodigy at 7. An international child actor at 11. In the Bee Gees at 21. Colin returns to the Redcliffe peninsula where it all began.

The Beat
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Come and discover ways in which we interact with music in the Imaginarium. Explore the rhythm, increase the tempo, play the drums and find your beat.

Saturday 1 December - Sunday 23 December

Close knit Christmas tree
8.00am - 9.00am Bribie Island Free
Can you guess how many hand-crafted decorations are displayed on the tree? Enter the competition at the museum, with a prize for the most accurate guess!

Self-paced activities: Christmas craft
Bribie Island Free
Children are invited to work on a Christmas craft activity to take home.

Surfing elf by the seaside
Bribie Island Free
One of the elves has escaped the North Pole for a seaside summer holiday and he is missing in the Bribie Island Seaside Museum. Can you help find him?

Saturday 1 December - Wednesday 6 February

Exhibition: 5, 10, 15, 20: anniversary acquisitions
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Five artworks. Tenth birthday of Moreton Bay Regional Council. 15 Artists annual prize. Celebrating 20 years of acquisitions

Exhibition: Adorn
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Adorn combines images and selected objects of personal significance ranging from those which embellish the body through to those that enhance lifestyle.

Exhibition: Adorning
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
In Adorning, artists Adam Anderson, Deborah Eddy and Sancintya Simpson explore the process of adornment through contemporary video works.

Saturday 1 December - Saturday 29 December

Window Exhibition: Christopher McLeod
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
The Australian landscape dominates the people and events featured in this series.

Thursday 6 December - Saturday 5 January

Foyer Exhibition: Ruby Purple
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Outback Connections is an exhibition revealing Ruby Purple’s conceptual process and how she designs and creates artworks from natural grasses, paper and found materials.

Friday 7 December - Monday 17 December

All Free
Are you passionate about Woodford Folk Festival? Share that creative energy with us in a 25-word review of a book that reflects any element of this iconic Queensland festival. You could win a day pass for two people to the Woodford Folk Festival!

Friday 7 December - Friday 25 January

Reasonable and Necessary: prints and artist books by Artel artists
10.00am - 4.00am Redcliffe Free
Reasonable and Necessary, curated by Lynne Seear, includes Artel prints and artist books, which are both refreshingly unpretentious and exceedingly skilled. Artel and Cascade Place are programs run by CPL (Choice, Passion, Life) in Redcliffe. These programs support the development of a positive and participatory cultural identity for people with profound and complex disabilities

Friday 7 December - Saturday 26 January

Self-paced Activities: Fast-art Christmas fun
10.00am - 3.30pm Redcliffe Free
A Christmas workshop of art and fun for all the family to enjoy, with self-paced activity stations that allow you to add your own unique finishing touches to your gift giving.

Monday 10 December - Monday 31 December

The Close Knit Tree
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Try and guess how many beautiful handmade ornaments are on the tree and find the ornaments that are hiding around the museum.

Friday 14 December - Sunday 24 February

Exhibition: Hidden in Plain View
10.00am - 4.00pm Whiteside Free
From the stunning D’Aguilar Range, to the lush seagrass meadows of the Pumicestone Passage, the Moreton Bay Region is home to a diverse range of environmental and geographical wonders. Ancient and modern landscapes host flora and fauna that thrive within their unique ecosystems.

Self-paced activities - Masks and creepy critters
10.00am - 3.00pm Whiteside Free
Get creative using a mix of upcycled materials and media to make your own creepy critter masks and creatures.


Monday 17 December

Artisans Guild Caboolture and District - Watercolour class
10.00am - 12.30pm Burpengary
Watercolour class with Rob Thomas.

Aussie Christmas craft activities
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Make decorations with an Aussie twist…lots to make. Cute koala tree hangers, sleigh-pulling kangaroos, wattle garlands and Australian bush angels.

Christmas Craft
2.00pm - 3.00pm Woodford Free
Create your own cinnamon salt dough Christmas decoration using cookie cutters. All ages welcome. Supervision by parents/guardians may be required.Facilitated by our friendly library staff. Registration essential.

Come and try Gateball at Deception Bay
6.00pm - 9.00pm Deception Bay
Come and learn to play Gateball! This is a form of croquet played in teams and suitable for all ages (6-96) and for all fitness levels.

Curious Games Show
2.00pm - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
Get curious and be part of a hilarious, interactive performance about some of the world's best games. Grades 1-6. Registration essential.

Curious Games Show
9.30am - 10.30am Burpengary Free
Get curious and be part of a hilarious, interactive performance about some of the world's best games. Grades 1-6. Registration essential.

Curious Games Show
11.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture Free
Get curious and be part of a hilarious, interactive performance about some of the world's best games. Grades 1-6. Bookings not required.

Design a Christmas Ornament with Tinkercad
2.30pm - 4.00pm Deception Bay Free
Decorate your tree with an ornament you design yourself. Learn Tinkercad basics, see our 3D printer in action, and return before Christmas to pick up your printed ornament. Grades 7-12. Registration essential.

Festive Adorning
10.30am - 11.15am Caboolture Free
Kids, make your personal statement this Christmas by adorning yourself with handmade accessories, inspired by our exhibition, made by you and crafted with sustainable materials.

Focus Tennis Academy School Holiday Tennis Clinics
8.00am - 12.00noon Redcliffe
Focus Tennis Academy run school holiday tennis clinics for kids aged 5-13 across our Beginner Red to Performance Squad levels.

Introduction to Smartphones
9.30am - 11.30am Bribie Island Free
Learn basic tips and tricks to help you use your device to its full potential. BYO Apple iPhone of Android smartphone. Registration essential.

Introduction to Tablets
10.30am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Learn the basics of using your Android tablet, including apps, email and the internet. BYO tablet. Not suitable for iPad users.

Making Christmas gift tags
2.30pm - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Make a collection of gift cards to brighten up your gifts.

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.

Poetry Creation Station
9.00am - 5.00pm Bribie Island Free
Stop by our Poetry Creation Station and let your inner poet shine. Containers with cut out words from various printed media will be available as well as blank paper. Grades 8-12.Facilitated by your friendly library staff. No bookings required.

School Holiday Casual Basketball Shoot Around
10.00am - 2.00pm Morayfield
Morayfield Sport and Events Centre will have court space available during the school holidays for casual basketball shoot arounds.

Monday 17 December - Friday 21 December

Polar Express
Visit the library to enjoy the children’s deck transformed into a winter wonderland with fun activities and interactive displays.All ages welcome. Facilitated by our friendly library staff. Bookings not required.

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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