Upcoming events

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This weekend — 27–28 May 2017

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Hills Carnivale
27 May 12.00noon - 7.30pm Ferny Hills Free
The Hills Carnivale is a fiesta of FREE fun, food and family entertainment!
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The Beggars Present SING!
27 May 2.00pm Redcliffe
The Beggars, the best Australian vocal band since The Seekers, present SING! a cabaret tribute to the great vocal groups in the last century.
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Wednesday 5 April - Saturday 24 June

Matthew Flinders Fine Art Prize
10.00am - 4.00pm Banksia Beach
Entries called between now and June 24 for Matthew Flinders Fine Arts Prize at Bribie Island Community Arts Centre.

Thursday 13 April - Sunday 23 July

Exhibition: Lay of the Land
Whiteside Free
The North and South Pine Rivers have flowed through the Moreton Bay landscape and shaped the lives of many generations. From Indigenous stories to contemporary tales, Lay of the Land will reveal this region’s cultural heritage as documented in early written records, and showcased through objects and images from our collection.

Friday 14 April - Friday 14 July

Self-paced activity: Farm in a box
Whiteside Free
Connect to nature through this fun hands-on activity, which includes basic tools and technologies, block farm set, and farm animal educational sheets.

Tuesday 18 April - Friday 23 June

Secret Agent Society
3.30pm - 4.30pm North Lakes
A social skills program for children 8 - 12 years. 

Friday 21 April - Sunday 2 July

Exhibition: Serge Testa: Sailing Into History
Redcliffe Free
Sailing into History celebrates the 30th anniversary of local yachtsman Serge Testa who gained a world record for circumnavigating the world in 1987 in the smallest boat.

Saturday 29 April - Friday 2 June

Window exhibition: Arthur Bach
Strathpine Free
Arthur Bach has been designing buildings and practical structures for many decades, but occasionally he likes to create free form decorative sculptures as a contrast to the formality of his architectural practice.

Tuesday 2 May - Wednesday 31 May

For Kids: Sea Turtles
10.00am Bribie Island Free
Wonder at the interesting life-cycle of the majestic sea turtles that visit and live in our area.

Wednesday 3 May - Saturday 27 May

Exhibition: Sarah-Jane Botham: Traveling Light
9.00am Caboolture Free
Inspired by a lack of travel funds and an intense urge to avoid busloads of selfie stick wielding tourists, SJ decided to “virtually” travel to some of the world’s most iconic destinations.

Wednesday 3 May - Monday 29 May

The Boys Are Back In Town
9.00am - 4.00pm Recliffe Free
Celebrate our local creative talented male artists crafters and designers. Makers, painters, printers, potters, poets, photographers, jewelers, crafters of wood, leather, clay, glass and steel, authors, historians and more.

Saturday 6 May - Saturday 10 June

Exhibition: RASart Exhibition of Excellence 2017
Redcliffe Free
Now in its 60th year, Redcliffe Art Society’s annual Exhibition of Excellence is more than a competition - it’s a celebration of its long history of supporting art and artists on the peninsula.

Saturday 13 May - Saturday 17 June

Exhibition: Exquisite - Glass art from south-east Queensland
9.00am Caboolture Free
A showcase of new work by established glass artists from south-east Queensland.

Exhibition: GLASS: art design architecture
Caboolture Free
Translucent and malleable, structural and beautiful - glass is a fascinating medium. GLASS: art design architecture includes 23 artists, designers and architects from across Australia.

Friday 19 May - Saturday 8 July

Exhibition: The Morning Glory
Strathpine Free
‘The Morning Glory’ is a magnificent cloud formation unique to the morning skies of Burketown, Queensland. Artists Marg Barnett, Lawrence English, and Al Sim explore its relationship with the sea, sky, and landscape through an immersive exhibition combining photography, textiles and sound.

Friday 19 May - Sunday 16 July

Exhibition: Tools of the Trade
Bongaree Free
From builder to baker, from draftsman to dressmaker, each occupation has its own set of tools. Tools of the Trade will explore our museum collections to reveal the variety of trades both historical and contemporary in the Moreton Bay area.

Saturday 27 May

19th Bribie Island Classic Boat Regatta 2017
9.00am - 6.00pm Bribie Island
The regatta is a wonderful opportunity for you to see classic style boats.

2nd Annual Cent Auction
10.00am - 1.00pm Caboolture
Second Annual Cent Auction to support 103ACU formally military cadets.

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

Baby Yoga, Movement and Massage Workshop
9.30am - 10.30am Redcliffe Free
Use music and movement to guide you and your baby through the five senses in this hands-on workshop. Learn touch and communication skills to soothe and settle. For ages 6 weeks to 12 months.

Childrens Art
10.00am - 12.00noon Burpengary
Art classes for children at Artisans Guild Art and Craft Gallery.

DIY Chemical-free Cleaning
10.30am - 11.30am Strathpine Free
Learn practical and inexpensive cleaning tips and easy recipes for laundry and cleaning products (even toothpaste) you can make at home.

Fauna Forensics
9.30am - 11.30am Eatons Hill Free
How many times have you seen signs of wildlife such as scats, scratches, skins, fur or maybe even a skull, and wondered who it belonged to? 

Heritage talk: Serge Testa - Sailing into History
10.30am Redcliffe Free
Sailing into History celebrates the 30th anniversary of an amazing feat of endurance.

Hills Carnivale
12.00noon - 7.30pm Ferny Hills Free
The Hills Carnivale is a fiesta of FREE fun, food and family entertainment!

In conversation with Graham W Smith
2.30pm - 3.30pm Redcliffe Free
Join artist, teacher and 2017 RASArts Exhibition of Excellence judge, Graham W Smith as he discusses the importance of artist advocacy.

Kallangur Markets
8.00am - 2.00pm Kallangur Free
Market Stalls, Rides, Entertainment and Food. Lots of fun for the family! 

The Beggars Present SING!
2.00pm Redcliffe
The Beggars, the best Australian vocal band since The Seekers, present SING! a cabaret tribute to the great vocal groups in the last century.

Workshop: Joanna Bone & Aaron Micallef
Various times Caboolture
Create your own personalised glass tumbler or wine glass with glass artists Joanna Bone and Aaron Micallef who will guide participants with materials around an imprint process and sandblaster.

Young Mic - Open Mic For Under 18's
2.30pm - 5.00pm Redcliffe
Young Mic provides young vocalists and singer/songwriters, performance opportunities in their local area.

Sunday 28 May

Birali - Fair and Open Day
10.00am - 3.00pm Beachmere Free
School open day with lots to do for young and old!

Chrome Bar Bonanza
9.00am - 4.30pm Kurwongbah
If you have a chrome bar classic be sure to bring it along for a great family day out at Lakeside Park.

Community Zoo Day
9.00am - 11.30am
Raising money for Ferny Hills State School Chaplaincy through a Community Zoo Day.

Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon Narangba

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.

Walk With Us
9.00am - 12.00noon Bribie Island
A walk to raise money to help our local diabetes community.

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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