This weekend — 29–30 April 2017
Wednesday 8 February - Wednesday 17 May
Parentspace Group with Dr. Bob Jacobs
9.30am - 11.30am
Parentspace aims to support parents in developing new understandings of parenting within a supportive, accepting, and safe environment.
Friday 3 March - Sunday 14 May
Exhibitions: The Glass Houses
In 2006, ten of the Glass House Mountains’ peaks were included on the National Heritage List. For more than 40,000 years these mountains have never been far from the gaze of local people.
Friday 17 March - Saturday 6 May
Exhibition: My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Queensland
Drawn from the Queensland Art Gallery's Collection, this touring exhibition examines the associations and interpretations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists have with country (land) and country (nation).
Friday 24 March - Saturday 29 April
Exhibition: Alasdair Macintyre: The Adventures of Aecap
Artist Alasdair Macintyre has developed a character Aecap, who is much like himself. Join Aecap on a virtual journey back in time to visit famous artists’ studios. Explore what it means to be an artist through a series of dioramas, larger-than life sculptures and hands-on activities.
Wednesday 29 March - Sunday 30 April
9.00am - 4.00pm
Art So Lively Art Centre presents a wonderfully diverse exhibition showcasing the artistic growth of it's many students, both young and old and in between.
Hop Skip and Jump...Into Art
9.00am - 4.00pm
An Exhibition of Artists new to the Moreton Bay region.
Friday 31 March - Saturday 13 May
Exhibition: Too Close to Call!
Sport gives us the ultimate narrative – the primeval battle between two sides: the hope, the tragedy and the triumph.
Tuesday 4 April - Saturday 29 April
Exhibition: Jaimie Congdon: Road Trip: Retrospective works
The exhibition explores the idea that artists of all sorts are compromising their practice because they are challenged by urban sprawl and climate change yet they need more space.
Wednesday 5 April - Saturday 24 June
Matthew Flinders Fine Art Prize
10.00am - 4.00pm
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
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
Connect to nature through this fun hands-on activity, which includes basic tools and technologies, block farm set, and farm animal educational sheets.
Saturday 15 April - Friday 12 May
Resilience: land to sea transition Exhibition
11.00am - 4.00pm
Resilience is an exhibition by Jo St Baker that presents traditional and contemporary timber etched works plus painting, film, sculpture, and print.
Tuesday 18 April - Friday 23 June
Secret Agent Society
3.30pm - 4.30pm
A social skills program for children 8 - 12 years.
Friday 21 April - Sunday 2 July
Exhibition: Serge Testa: Sailing Into History
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.
Friday 28 April - Sunday 30 April
Moreton Bay Madness Family Fishing Competition
6.00am - 4.00pm
The first annual Moreton Bay Madness family fishing competition offers 2 days of multi species fishing in conjunction with the Lifestyle on Water Festival Redcliffe.
Saturday 29 April - Sunday 30 April
Lifestyle On Water Festival
8.00am - 9.30pm
This festival is a celebration of all the key components which we associate with the boating and outdoors lifestyle including fishing, music, seafood, food, wine and a cold beverage.
Saturday 29 April - Friday 2 June
Window exhibition: Arthur Bach
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.
Saturday 29 April
Artisans Guild Childrens Art Classes
10.00am - 12.00noon
Art classes for children.
10.00am - 12.00noon
Art classes for children at Artisans Guild Art and Craft Gallery.
Know your rainforest plants
9.00am - 12.00noon
Join plants expert, Dr Bill McDonald, for a rainforest plant identification workshop and a walk along the South Pine River examining the plants that form this riparian zone.
Orange is the New Black Trivia
6.30pm - 10.30pm
This event will be a trivia night to raise money for SES Queensland.
Trivia to the Rescue
6.30pm - 10.30pm
Trivia night raising money for the Rural Fire Brigade.
Sunday 30 April
Northside Community Markets
8.00am - 12.00noon
The Bribie VIBE Arts and Craft Markets
8.30am - 1.00pm
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.
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.