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Cultivate the Arts: Arts Law Clinics
18 Oct 3.00pm - 5.00pm North Lakes
Have a constructive conversation about your arts practice, portfolio, project ideas and where to next in a 30min session.
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Cultivate the Arts: Arts Law Seminars
18 Oct 10.00am - 3.00pm North Lakes
University of the Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay Region Council's Cultivate the Arts Program, and the Arts Law Centre of Australia present arts law and professional development seminars for professional and emerging creatives and arts workers.
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Saturday 26 May - Monday 5 November

Imaginarium: Eye Spy
10.00am - 4.00am Redcliffe Free
Eye Spy invites you to step into an interactive, impermanent space, to explore your sight and discover your senses.

Imaginarium: Eye Spy
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Eye Spy invites you to step into an interactive, impermanent space, to explore your sight and discover your senses.

Wednesday 25 July - Wednesday 31 October

Tax Help Program
All Free
If you need help to lodge your tax return, you may be eligible for the Tax Help program, a free and confidential voluntary service to help people complete their tax returns online using myTax. Tax Help is offered annually from July to October at Albany Creek, Caboolture and North Lakes libraries. Session times vary at each location. Appointments are essential and bookings can be made at any library.

Friday 10 August - Sunday 4 November

Exhibition: Winston Family Heritage Collection
10.00am - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
On public display for the first time, long-forgotten images and movies provide a fascinating insight into daily and holiday life on Bribie Island in the early 1900s.

Saturday 11 August - Saturday 10 November

Exhibition: Black Dog, Blue Butterflies
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
In Australia over 45% of the population will experience mental health issues at some stage of their lives.

Saturday 25 August - Sunday 18 November

Exhibition: Dancing in fetters - the culture of convict dance
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
When we think of convicts, we don’t tend to think of music and dance. But dance was an integral part of everyday life and one of the most popular forms of recreation in the early colony. Convicts danced to escape the drudgery and harshness of their existence.

Friday 31 August - Sunday 9 December

Exhibition: The streets we live in
10.00am - 2.00pm Whiteside Free
As we drive in our cars and walk around our neighbourhood we are surrounded by signposts to our history.

Self-paced activities: The streets we live in
10.00am - 3.00pm Whiteside Free
The self-paced program is an interactive experience to stimulate curiosity about the community and places around us. Children and families can enjoy a self-led discovery about their own neighborhoods, using the activity book and street cut outs and paper crafts.

Tuesday 4 September - Sunday 4 November

Self-paced activities: Decorate a frame
10.00am - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
Create a fun and colourful frame to display your favourite image or drawing.

Self-paced activities: Hand colour photographs
10.00am - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
Hand-colour photographic images to make them bright.

Self-paced activities: I Spy
10.00am - 3.00pm Bribie Island Free
Explore the Winston Family Heritage Collection exhibition and complete the fun activities in the booklet.

Wednesday 26 September - Friday 19 October

Recollections
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
After a successful career as an illustrator for 30 years, Kelvin Hawley now works as an artist based in Scarborough.

Saturday 29 September - Saturday 24 November

Exhibition: Balnhdhurr
10.00am - 4.00pm Caboolture Free
Balnhdhurr- A Lasting Impression celebrates twenty years of onsite print production at the Yirrkala Print Space in the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre.

Saturday 29 September - Saturday 3 November

Window Exhibition: Vanessa Bertagnole
10.00am - 4.00pm Strathpine Free
Vanessa’s work is concerned with the elusiveness of memory and mediated forms of communication.

Tuesday 2 October - Saturday 27 October

Foyer Exhibition: Vivien Harris
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Capturing the beauty of the local region of Redcliffe Peninsula, as well as the world beyond.

Wednesday 3 October - Friday 26 October

Expression of interest: The Keeper - collectors and their collections
Redcliffe Free
Are you an avid collector? Then Redcliffe Museum wants to hear from you.

Monday 15 October

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

Discover the eLibrary
10.30am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Discover the range of free eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines available through the library. BYO device, tablet or smartphone.

Head Shoulders Breathe and Pose
3.30pm - 4.30pm Kallangur Free
Free six week program for 3-8 year old children and their parent/care provider.

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.

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.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm Caboolture Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Triple P Positive Parenting Program - Strathpine
7.00pm - 9.00pm Strathpine Free
Come along to a free Triple P – Positive Parenting Program seminar.

Tuesday 16 October

Artisans Guild Caboolture and District - Gretas Craft Group
9.30am - 10.30am Burpengary
The craft group is a group of ladies that enjoy being together doing their craft and swapping ideas. Morning tea is provided.

Community immunisation clinic
1.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

Community immunisation clinic
9.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Council’s immunisation clinics provide free vaccinations to eligible residents as recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council. If you are not eligible for free vaccination, Council can also provide some vaccines at cost.

Computers for Beginners
9.30am - 11.30am Caboolture
Sign up for individual classes designed to introduce people to basic computing skills and the Internet. Small class sizes take the stress away from learning and all participants get their own training booklet to take home.

Discover eLibrary
2.00pm - 3.00pm Redcliffe Free
Discover the range of free eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines available through the library. BYO device, tablet or smartphone.

Food, Fun & Friends
10.00am - 1.00pm Caboolture
Come and join us for our monthly Food, Fun and Friends meeting on the third Tuesday of every month, from February to November

Heritage Talk: Australia’s First Professional Actor, James Laurence
10.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Writer and historian Rob Wills will talk about the exciting theatrical – and criminal – life of Australia’s first professional actor, James Laurence.

Introduction to Tablets
2.00pm - 4.00pm Woodford Free
Learn the basics of using your Android tablet, including apps, email and the internet. BYO tablet. Not suitable for iPad users.

Knitting for the Needy at Caboolture
12.30pm - 3.00pm Caboolture Free
If you enjoy knitting and would like to meet new friends and contribute to the community join our Knitting Group.

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 12.00noon North Lakes Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Special Needs Taekwon-Do Classes
5.30pm - 7.00pm Lawnton
Classes are designed to cater for children and adults with additional needs who want to learn a self defence martial art.

Stepping forwards - Information sessions for families affected by someones Drug and alcohol use
6.30pm - 8.30pm Deception Bay Free
Family Drug Support presents the ‘Stepping Forward’ series providing clear & practical information sessions and a safe place to share & to feel supported.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm Caboolture Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Wednesday 17 October

Counselling group for women experiencing an abusive relationship
9.30am - 12.30pm Caboolture
This group provides opportunity for healing, growth and self-awareness through shared experiences, respect and support.

Discover the eLibrary
1.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Discover the range of free eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines available through the library.

Life Drawing Classes
6.30pm - 8.30pm Banksia Beach
Learn techniques, applications and materials for drawing the human form with tutor and art educator Geoff Ginn.

Queensland Police Gazettes
9.30am - 10.30am Caboolture Free
It’s not just about criminals! Queensland Police Gazettes can reveal fascinating details about your ancestors if they witnessed or were the victim of a crime, or if they enquired about a missing person. Presented by Bob McAllister.

Researching UK and Ireland Records using GENUKI
2.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Learn how you can use GENUKI, an online reference tool, to research ancestors who lived in the UK and Ireland.

Resume Rescue
3.00pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Learn how to polish your resume to make your job applications shine. Presented by qualified career counsellors from the Your Future Careers Team. Bring your resume on a USB, or ensure you can access it online in an editable format.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm Caboolture Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Thursday 18 October

Artisans Guild Caboolture & Districts - The Thursday Painters
9.30am - 12.30pm Burpengary
A paint together group organised by Artisans Guild Members, Robyn Cutler and Dawn Gallagher.

Computers for Beginners
2.00pm - 4.00pm Bribie Island Free
Sign up for individual classes for computer beginners, designed to introduce people to basic computing skills and the Internet. Small class sizes take the stress away from learning and all participants get their own training booklet to take home.

Conversational English Group
9.00am - 12.00noon Caboolture Free
CEG is a friendly and relaxed group for speakers of other languages that supports individuals to improve their English speaking skills. Understand Aussie sayings, jokes, pronunciation, meet new people and have a lot fun as you learn.NB: Excludes 4th Thursday each month from December 2018.

Conversations in Caboolture
3.30pm - 5.00pm Caboolture Free
Today, every corner of the Earth needs sustainable development and all of us are called to play a part in it.

Cultivate the Arts: Arts Law Clinics
3.00pm - 5.00pm North Lakes
Have a constructive conversation about your arts practice, portfolio, project ideas and where to next in a 30min session.

Cultivate the Arts: Arts Law Seminars
10.00am - 3.00pm North Lakes
University of the Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay Region Council's Cultivate the Arts Program, and the Arts Law Centre of Australia present arts law and professional development seminars for professional and emerging creatives and arts workers.

Discover eMagazines
6.30pm - 7.30pm Strathpine Free
Learn how to browse, download and read free eMagazines from the library. BYO tablet or smartphone.

Introduction to Smartphones
1.00pm - 3.00pm Arana Hills Free
Learn tips and tricks to help use your device to its full potential. BYO Apple iPhone or Android smartphone.

Knitting for the Needy
10.00am - 12.00noon Arana Hills Free
If you enjoy knitting and would like to meet new friends and contribute to the community join our Knitting Group.

Morayfield State High School - Dance Night 2018
6.30pm Redcliffe
Morayfield State High School presents Dance Night 2018.

Photography workshop: Capture the full picture
4.30pm - 5.30pm Bribie Island Free
Join Lissa Winston on the deck of the Bribie Island Seaside Museum for insight into capturing beautiful Bribie Island.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm Caboolture Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Triple P Positive Parenting Program - Kallangur
6.30pm - 8.30pm Kallangur Free
Come along to a free Triple P – Positive Parenting Program seminar.

Writers' Group at Redcliffe
2.00pm - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Writers’ Groups are an opportunity to meet with other aspiring and experienced writers to discuss ideas, share your writing and learn from one another.

Friday 19 October - Sunday 28 October

Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards
Strathpine Free
Celebrate the achievements of the young artists of the Moreton Bay Region aged between five and eighteen years at this colourful annual event.

Friday 19 October

Allan Brown Big Band
7.30pm Redlciffe
This 20-piece Big Band hosts some of Queensland's finest musicians to produce a live music machine that re-creates the sounds of the swing, soul, jazz, funk, pop and latin genres.

Artisans Guild Caboolture & District - Mixed Media Art Class
10.00am - 12.30pm Burpengary
Mixed Media Art Class with Chris Edwards.

Discover the eLibrary
2.00pm - 3.00pm Strathpine Free
Discover the range of free eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines available through the library. BYO device, tablet or smartphone.

Floor walk with Lissa Winston: Behind the scenes of the Winston Family Heritage Collection
10.30am - 12.00noon Bribie Island Free
Join Lissa Winston as she shares memories from her family members that lived on Bribie Island in the 1930s and stories behind the historical photos that are currently exhibited at the museum.

Historical Redcliffe
10.00am - 11.00am Redcliffe Free
Join us to hear about Then and now: the changing face of Redcliffe, the exciting new publication of the historical group, History Redcliffe.

Homestead Country Music Club - Monthly Social
7.00pm - 11.30pm Caboolture
Homestead Country Music has its home at Caboolture Historical village and welcomes the general public to a night of fantastic music and friendship monthly.

Mahjong Group Booked Out
9.30am - 12.30pm Bribie Island Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Making Rainbows
North Lakes
Parents participate with their children in the program, singing and playing instruments and other fun props.

Music Box North Lakes
9.00am - 10.15am North Lakes
Music Box focuses on fun participation for children through songs and physical movement which assists in a child's cognitive development and motor skills.

Pasifika Playgroup
10.00am - 12.00noon Deception Bay
Come and visit Pasifika Playgroup every Friday for families with children ages 0 - 5 years old for a great morning to make new friends, develop new skills, and play time. 

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm Caboolture Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Study Room
3.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes Free
Receive research assistance, free computer time and printing to help complete your assignments. For school students. No bookings required.

Friday 19 October - Saturday 1 December

Exhibition: As far as the eye can see
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
As far as the eye can see celebrates the contemporary topography of both landscape and printmaking.


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Saturday 20 October

Aquatic explorers
9.00am - 11.00am Eatons Hill Free
Be a Unitywater "Waterbug Detective" on this cool family activity! Join the team to see what kind of creatures are hiding in our waterways and the things we can do to help them survive.

Arana Bridge Club - Free bridge lessons
10.00am - 12.00noon Ferny Grove
Free bridge lessons for beginners. The course comprises 9 lessons followed by 3 sessions where players will receive help with play.

Artisans Guild Childrens Art Classes
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children.

Bribie and District Woodcrafters Association Annual Exhibition and Competition
9.00am - 4.00pm Banksia Beach
The Bribie and District Woodcrafters 2018 Annual Competition and Exhibition will be held in the Matthew Flinders Gallery for a week during October.

Bribie Island Triathlon Series
Bribie Island
Bribie Island Triathlon is a triathlon series with a long history of more than 36 years.

Children's Week Family Day
10.00am - 3.00pm urpengary
Come along and enjoy plenty of family activities.

Come and Try Synchronised Swimming with Neptunes
8.00am - 10.00am Albany Creek
Neptunes Synchro run free ‘Come and Try’ sessions throughout the year, to encourage the next generation of synchro superstars to dive into our sport!

Feel Good Yoga Class
8.00am - 9.15am Narangba
Yoga class for health and well-being guided by qualified yoga teacher Karen Parker.

Find Time to Write with Lauren Loos
10.30am - 11.30am Redcliffe Free
Be inspired to find the time to write your NaNoWriMo novel by author Lauren Loos. Lauren manged to find time to write her first novel, Perfect Lives, while juggling the pressures of raising children and a demanding day job. Lauren shares tips for finding time to write in busy lives.

Food Trucks at the Village Green
4.00pm - 9.00pm Caboolture Free
Come and enjoy a s'mores of evening eating as Caboolture's new Village Green plays host to winter geasting with gourmet food trucks and live music.

Free Swimming Lessons for Children - Lawnton
11.45am - 12.15pm Lawnton Free
Caboolture Neighbourhood Centre - Community Action for a Multicultural Society (CAMS) invites people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background to free swimming lessons for children. Ages 1-3yrs (with career/adult in pool) and ages 3-6yrs.

Gardening with Butterflies and other Beneficial Be(e)ings
10.00am - 12.00noon Bribie Island Free
Learn to control pests on vegetables and other garden plants naturally. Use butterfly host plants to encourage pest-destroying predators and parasites. Presented by Helen Schwencke from Earthling Enterprises.

High Tea
9.30am - 11.30am Beachmere
High tea to support local breast cancer support group Be Uplifted.

Living Gems Caboolture - Open Day
10.00am - 2.00pm Caboolture Free
Celebrate the new season with a morning tea in our award-winning country club. Tour ten spectacular new homes that showcase quality and affordability.

Makers Workshop: Resin jewellery
10.30am - 1.30pm Whiteside
Learn how to make beautiful resin jewellery with Sandgate artist Deborah Price.

MMADD Festival 2018
10.00am - 4.00pm Narangba Free
MMADD (Music, Media, Art, Dance, Drama) Festival is an annual community event, hosted by Narangba Valley State High School that showcases our vibrant local Arts community.

Parkrun Warner Lakes
6.30am - 8.30am Warner
Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

Strathpine Flea Market
6.00am - 12.00noon Lawnton Free
New and pre loved items, food stalls, jumping castle. We also have a hairdresser, waxing, massage and eyebrow threading. We are a pet friendly market with dog wash and treats.

Strathpine Flea Market
6.00am - 12.00noon Lawnton Free
Strathpine Flea Market is run on behalf of Strathpine State School P&C Association.

Yoga Class
8.00am - 9.00am Redcliffe
Bring a mat and come and relax, unwind and rejuvenate with yoga.

Sunday 21 October

Bribie and District Woodcrafters Association Annual Exhibition and Competition
9.00am - 4.00pm Banksia Beach
The Bribie and District Woodcrafters 2018 Annual Competition and Exhibition will be held in the Matthew Flinders Gallery for a week during October.

Come and try Gateball at Deception Bay
2.00pm - 5.00pm 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.

Moreton Bay Wetlands Expo
10.00am - 2.00pm Deception Bay Free
Marine environmental education for the whole family.

RAMSAR 25 - Love your wetlands
10.00am - 2.00pm Deception Bay Free
This mini festival includes groups such as ReefCheck, CoralWatch and the UQ Biodiversity Show, with touch and feel tanks of ocean and estuary creatures.


 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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