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Redcliffe KiteFest
26 Aug - 27 Aug 9.00am - 4.00pm Clontarf
Without a doubt the most popular event on the Redcliffe Festival program, Redcliffe KiteFest features an entire weekend of non-stop family friendly entertainment.
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Saturday 24 June - Saturday 16 September

Exhibition: Affinity - Whiteley Contemporaries and Peers
Caboolture Free
Affinity highlights Australian artists from the 1960s through to the 1990s, and how their lives intersected with Brett Whiteley, both professionally and personally.

Saturday 15 July - Saturday 16 September

Exhibition: Brett Whiteley - Other places (somewhere else)
Caboolture Free
Brett Whiteley (1939-1992) is regarded as one of Australia’s most iconic artists winning many major prizes and awards, and with works in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia; Tate Gallery, London; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Friday 21 July - Sunday 1 October

Exhibition: Making Do
Bribie Island Free
During the Great Depression of the 1930s and the war years of the 1940s, ‘making do’ was a way of life for many families.

Friday 28 July - Sunday 24 September

Exhibition: Indigenous Australians at War - From the Boer War to the present
Whiteside Free
This award-winning travelling exhibition from the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, celebrates the courage, tenacity and resourcefulness of Indigenous Australians in the armed forces, from the Boer War to the present.

Self-paced activity: Kit bags and letters home
Whiteside Free
Servicemen and women had to pack a kit bag for their area of service. Learn about standard and personal 'comfort' items that ANZACs took with them to war, and write your own 'letter home'.

Saturday 29 July - Friday 1 September

Window exhibition: Oliver Armstrong
Strathpine Free
Oliver Armstrong is a very young artist with a very long career. 

Tuesday 1 August - Saturday 2 September

Foyer Exhibition: Lesley Shelley
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Lesley is a professional multi-award winning artist, working mainly in oils. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art and has taught painting for TAFE Pine Rivers.

Friday 4 August - Saturday 26 August

Exhibition: Tyson Evans Scholarship 2017
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
This exhibition showcases finalists in the annual Tyson Evans Scholarship program. 

Friday 11 August - Tuesday 12 September

Exhibition: STEEL - art design architecture
Strathpine Free
STEEL explores innovative ways that steel is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century.

Tuesday 15 August - Monday 28 August

U3A Celebrate Through Art Exhibition
9.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
U3A Redcliffe celebrates “Seniors Week” through art. The exhibition features a selection of artwork by members of the various U3A art classes.

Monday 21 August

Declutter and Be Organised
1.00pm - 2.00pm North Lakes Free
Learn how to tackle clutter, tips on how to be better organised and strategies to stop clutter entering your life.

Monday painting group
10.30am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
Every Monday the gallery hosts a free adults painting group where participants with a range of experience come together to paint and be inspired by the current exhibition.

Music and Movement for Under 5s
10.30am - 11.00am Albany Creek Free
A 30 minute class of dance, musical instrument, bubbles, parachutes, puppets and balls. For children aged 1-5 years and their parents.


Today

Tuesday 22 August - Saturday 16 September

Exhibition: Jacky Lowry - Western Wonders: collagraph prints of plants from around Albany, Western Australia
9.00am Caboolture Free
Collagraph prints of plants from around Albany, Western Australia.

Tuesday 22 August

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.

BforB Business Networking
11.45am - 1.30pm Redcliffe
A well organised, fun, lunchtime networking event for those looking for long term referral based networking.

Churchill
10.00am Redcliffe
A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 96 hours before D-Day.

Conversational English Group
9.30am - 11.30am North Lakes 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 and pronunciation. Meet new people and have a lot fun as you learn.

Mahjong Group
9.30am - 1.30pm North Lakes Free
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Wednesday 23 August

Dance'ed in the Spotlight
7.00pm Redcliffe
Proudly Presented By Brisbane North Schools. Dance'ed in the Spotlight.

Robots for Beginners
2.00pm - 3.30pm Bribie Island Free
Discover the practical side of robots and coding in this fun and hands-on 90-minute workshop for adults and seniors.

Seniors Long Lunch
12.00noon - 2.00pm Woody Point Free
The Seniors Long Lunch will include bingo, adult art, story telling, a guest speaker, massage, pampering and games, and will cater to Moreton Bay seniors, as well as dementia sufferers, their carers and families. The event aims to raise awareness for dementia sufferers and to connect seniors and seniors who suffer from dementia to the community, therefore decreasing social isolation. Bookings are essential. 

Thursday 24 August

Curators Exhibition Tour & Morning Tea
10.30am Bribie Island Free
'Use it up - Wear it out - Make it do - or Do without'.

Manufacturing Network Event
5.00pm - 7.00pm Brendale
This networking group provides an opportunity for local manufacturers to meet and introduce themselves to other industry representatives in their region, providing a forum for sharing ideas and learning about opportunities and assistance to help business development. Participants will tour Paz Group Queensland's facilities and hear about the company's growth from its humble beginnings with a handful of employees to their current structure with five plants nationally. Networking and light refreshments will be provided after the tour.

Multicultural Day
10.00am - 11.30am Caboolture Free
Organised by the Community Action for a Multicultural Society (CAMS) program to celebrate Queensland Multicultural Month in the Moreton Bay Region.

Nostalgic Morning
9.30am - 12.00noon Burpengary Free
The event aims to host a 90-minute workshop that creates nostalgic 'Edwardian' style photograph frames for participants who will bring their own photographs to frame. The workshop will be followed by a "nostalgic"morning tea, and together they aim to celebrate Seniors Week, help value the "story" each person brings with their photograph, and help connect socially isolated seniors.

Friday 25 August

Bribie Seniors Living Expo
9.00am - 2.00pm Woorim
An exhibition and celebration of the diversity of the types of social, community, activity, interest and support groups, aged care services, government and emergency services available to the over 50's.

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

Music and Movement for Under 5s
10.30am - 11.00am Strathpine Free
A 30 minute class of dance, musical instrument, bubbles, parachutes, puppets and balls. For children aged 1-5 years and their parents.

Music Box North Lakes
9.30am - 10.45am 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. 

The Highwaymen Tribute
7.30pm Redcliffe
The Highwaymen Tribute Show is a musical and visual re-creation – right down to their desert backdrop.  

Youth Health Well Being Event
10.00am - 2.00pm Caboolture Free
Youth Health Well Being Event. Live entertainment, free sausage sizzle, guest speakers, local community groups meet and greet, door prize and raffles. 

Saturday 26 August

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

Carmichael College Family Fun Day
10.00am - 2.00pm Morayfield Free
Open day activities including jumping castle, face painting and craft, an animal farm, live entertainment and food and drinks. 

Celebrating Seniors
9.00am - 5.00pm Caboolture Free
The event aims to celebrate what it is to be a senior in the Moreton Bay region and present opportunities available to enrich the lives of senior citizens in the region. The event will be showcased at the Riverside Cottage - the home of the U3A and other senior organisations will be invited to collaborate and promote the importance of inclusion and healthy aging.

Samford Community Monster Garage Sale
7.00am - 2.00pm Samford Free
This annual community event is hosted by Samford Valley Community Church. It has a 30 year history in the valley. The event uses donations from the community to sell and raise funds to serve the community in Samford Valley.The sale covers the two acres of the property and all under cover. On the day: clothing, books, furniture, hardware, sporting goods, toys, art ‘n craft, bric a brac. Food stalls and free entertainment.Come early for BBQ breakfast.Want to donate items? Please leave your well packaged and labelled, saleable items in the shed, but not before the second week of August. Please note there is a restriction on electrical items

Saturday 26 August - Sunday 27 August

Redcliffe KiteFest
9.00am - 4.00pm Clontarf
Without a doubt the most popular event on the Redcliffe Festival program, Redcliffe KiteFest features an entire weekend of non-stop family friendly entertainment.

The Antique Machinery Restoration Society of QLD (A.M.R.S.Q ) Heritage Fair
9.00am - 2.00pm Woodford
The Antique Machinery Restoration Society of QLD (A.M.R.S.Q ) Heritage Fair will feature vintage & veteran cars, trucks and tractors, antique engines and machinery. Steam traction engines and tractor demonstrations and games. Grand parades and family activities.

Sunday 27 August

FlippaBall
11.30am - 12.30pm Albany Creek
A fun and exciting way for little kids to be introduced to the sport of water polo. The clinic is held in the shallow end of Albany Creek Leisure Centre with modified rules. The clinic is for 6 - 9 year olds and is run by The North Brisbane Polo Bears.

Kumbartcho Festival
11.00am - 3.00pm Eatons Hill Free
Includes free activities such as build a nest box, canoeing on the dam, nature play, live animal shows, native bee demonstration, bird-watching, guided nature walks, face painting, rock climbing wall and lots of wildlife environment groups.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba
A family orientated group of stall holders, we want northside community markets to be a nice and fun experience whether you are buying or selling.

ReadySetGoPolo Clinic
12.30pm - 2.00pm Albany Creek
The ReadySetGo Polo clinic is a pre-season water polo training clinic looking to help the club 'get ready for the 17/18 water polo season. The duration of the clinic is five weeks for competent swimmers aged 9-13, leading up to sign-on. Involvement includes new and old members.

The Bribie VIBE Arts and Craft Markets
8.30am - 1.00pm Banksia Beach Free
With a host of stalls, including organic and pesticide-free farm-fresh produce, free parking, food, entertainment and not forgetting the wonderful displays of woodcraft, jewellery, glass, art and ceramics, this is one market you should not miss.


 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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