Fireworks at Southbank Parklands
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Australian Indigenous Tribal Gallery
Shop b 376 George St., Brisbane 4000
p-(07) 3236 1700
Monday to Friday 9.30am till 5.00pm we are giving away free didgeridoo lessons at our Aboriginal cultural Centre.
American Civil War Rouind Table of Queensland, Inc. Activities include War Veteran gravesite restorations, discussion groups, living history encampments, renancments, educational displays and lectures and other activities....http://www.acwrtq.com/
Bayside Forum - Meet on 2nd and 4th Wednesday evening of each month to practise communication skills and learn meeting procedure at the Wynnum Manly Leagues Club, Wondall Road, Wynnum at 7.30pm for 7.45pm and last 1 hour. Contact Katie Flynn firstname.lastname@example.org
Bushdances including 2 course meal and entertainment. $35.00pp adults Saturday, 7pm to Midnight Australian Woolshed, Ferny Hills email email@example.com for details and dates
Brisbane Business and Professional Women - Dinner meeting every 1st Monday of the Month 6p.m. - Guest speakers. please book by phoning Carole Cooper on (07) 3279 4109 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Creativity Centre Market Day - Market Day every first Saturday of the month (8am-2pm) , 119 Bennetts Road, Norman Park, 33989370
Just Friends Social Group - Social Group for people 40 & over to meet and discuss further outings during the month. Meets 1st Sat. of every month 3p.m. Meetings & BBQ. Contact 3372-5727, email Mbeau_71@yahoo.com.au
Free "Half Hour to Health" Workshop held Tuesday evenings from 7.00pm sharp at Vitality Chiropractic (Shop 3, Woolworths Marketplace Shopping Centre, Old Northern Road, Albany Creek). Find out why families under regular Chiropractic care are the healthiest on the planet! To reserve your seat, call 3325 0506 or email email@example.com
Mt Gravatt "Unmasked" Amateur Theatre Society every Wednesday 7.00pm Queensland Kite Flyers Society - 2nd and 4th Sunday. Come fly a kite with us. We meet at Pelican Park, Redcliffe on the 2rd Sunday and Raby Esplanade Park on the 4th Sunday of every month. Experts on hand to fix your kite problems, or perhaps try one of our kites.
Last Saturday of every Month - A monthly SHOWCASE of Brisbane original singer/songwiters and BANDS. This is where you will hear the latest exciting Briz Music. It's a "melting pot" of diverse music styles, Rock, Folk, Pop, Techno, Metal, Country, Blues or just plain "new". Only original material performed all night. Kedron Park Hotel starts at 7-12. Tickets $7 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
26 January: Australia Day
The Governor of Queensland invites you and your family to attend an Open Day at Government House on Australia Day, Monday 26 January 2010 from 10 am to 3 pm.
Enjoy historic buildings, spectacular gardens and tranquil bushland - all in inner Brisbane.
BYO Picnic on the lawns
Music by the Australian Army Band Brisbane in conjunction with the Queensland Police Pipes and Drums
Self guided tours of house and grounds
The Open Day will be cancelled in the event of wet weather.
No on-site parking available.
Contact Government House on
Telephone: 07 3858 5700
Facsimile: 07 3858 5701
End April - June : Brisbane's Wintersun Carnival
The Medieval Games 2010 Lawnton Showgrounds from 9am - 5 pm, commemorating A Millennium since Vikings discovered the New World.
Dayboro Festival Day market and food stalls, Heritage area, Grand Street Parade down the main street. Horse drawn carriages - one a Cobb and Co coach
Brisbane River Run/Walk, Best viewing Clem Jones Promenade & The Arbour, South Bank
Government House Queensland Day Open Day
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF VICE-REGAL RESIDENCY AT "FERNBERG"
Sunday, 6 June 2010
Gates Open from 10 am to 3 pm
Visit stately Government House "Fernberg" and learn about the Queensland Governors who have been in residence since 1910.
Take a guided walk through the house and explore the wonderful gardens and surrounds.
A Community Fair of Queensland community and volunteer organisations will provide a fantastic festival atmosphere, with displays and activities to enjoy and refreshments available for purchase.
Bring the family, friends, a picnic and settle on the lawns - free musical entertainment will delight throughout the day.
Go to www.govhouse.qld.gov.au for updates and public transport/parking details.
Event will be cancelled in the event of wet weather."
June - “QUEENSLAND WEEK 2010 - TIME TO CELEBRATE!
Queensland Week kicks off on Sunday with an extensive program of festivities to celebrate the achievements and history of our state.
Queensland Week celebrates the people and places in Queensland that make our state unique. The official Queensland Week program is made up of both free and ticketed events, to suit all tastes and budgets.
For more information visit www.queenslandweek.qld.gov.au
Food and Wine Event, South Bank Parklands
Queensland Day Public Holiday
5K's for Kids, South Bank, Registration Cultural Forecourt
Biennial Music Festival every second June (odd years)
July - The 2010 adidas Justin Leppitsch Football Camp, Coorparoo Football Club
It doesn’t matter if you’re from Brisbane or from out of town. If you are aged between 5 and 17 and want to enjoy your school holidays with friends and many of The Brisbane Lions while developing your footy skills, then come along to The 2010 adidas Justin Leppitsch Football Camp! The camp is an intensive four-day football clinic where current Brisbane Lions football stars join Justin Leppitsch and experienced AFLQ coaches in tutoring participants in all facets of the game, and residential options are now available!
The final day culminates in a free BBQ for the children and their parents when the children get the chance to show off their new skills in competitive games. Participants go home with a grab bag filled with goods including an adidas t-shirt, an autographed photo with Leppa, an exclusive skills DVD created with The Lions, and more!
Visit www.leppa.com.au for more information or call Tony Miles on 1800 671 808 or 0418 354 826.
July : Gold Coast Marathon
July - National Diabetes Week Launch, 10 am - 12 pm, King George Square
Fun and freebies for all the family, while picking up some info on diabetes
Info - Ph: 07-3239 5613
July - Dayboro Show, Dayboro, QLD. 4521
A traditional country show with something of interest for all. The pavilions with displays of agricultural produce, cooking and craft. A full ring programme of horse events will entertain the crowds as well as the mini rodeo. The chips will fly again on Saturday and Sunday with the exciting woodchop events. As usual there is sideshow alley for the young at heart.
Enquires phone 07 34251156
July - Brisbane Valley Multicultural Festival 2010.
The Brisbane Valley Multicultural Festival will be a colourful day of entertainment, starting with the Brisbane Valley Bush Poets at 8.00am, followed by a street parade at 9.30. An all day Multicultural Concert, with over 60 Art and Craft Market stalls, including international food to tantalise your taste buds. Living History Displays, Medieval Re-enactments, depicting Saga Vikings, Pirates of the Carribean, Royal Highland Regiment of Duke of Wellington, will take you back over 1000 years. 3 Art Exhibitions around the town, craft and pottery wheel demonstations, Heritage Motor Bikes and Cars.
A day for the whole family and its free. Just 100 kms north-west of Brisbane, nestled in the middle of the Brisbane Valley at Esk.
For additional information: www.eskfestival.net.au
Kidzone (School Holiday Activities) South Bank Parklands
mid-August: Royal National Exhibition (the 'Ekka'), held at the Exhibition Grounds
Annual Festival of Flowers, Arts and Crafts - 2010, Nambour Uniting Church Complex - Coronation Ave,
Beaudesert, Canungra Show
Redlands, Azalea Day
Brisbane Boat Show & Fishing Expo Brisbane Convention Centre
end-August: Gold Coast Show.
September - Redlands Spring Festival, Redlands
For more information, Email: email@example.com
Mid September - The Valley Fiesta 2010 Live.. Loud.. Proud!
The Valley Fiesta has been given a new date, and moved to more sultry temperatures in spring! The weekend long celebration of music and culture in the newly zoned Valley Entertainment Precinct will kick off on Friday 17th of September, giving plenty of local artists and some great interstate acts the opportunity to parade their sound, alfresco in the malls.
The fiesta since its launch, in 1992 has given local artists the opportunity to play in front of an enthusiastic local crowd, and has established itself as one of Australia’s premier free independent music festivals. The Fiesta has since evolved, and 14 years later, the Brunswick St, and China Town Malls become the centre of activity, with entertainment round the clock all weekend!
For more information on all of this year’s extra special performers, visit the Valley Fiesta website at www.valleyfiesta.com.au, but read on for all the information on the round of musicians.
Visit www.valleyfiesta.com.au for more details and the Full line up.
24 September - Palace Centro, 39 James St, Fortitude Valley
THE WARWICK FOUNDATION INVITES YOU TO AN EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE SCREENING OF WALL STREET 2: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS
TIME: 5.45pm for pre-screening canapés, 6:30pm film start
INCLUSIONS: Pre-screening canapés, regular popcorn & soft drink, gift bag & movie entry
PRICE: $40.00 per ticket
Additional drinks and alcohol can be purchased from Candy Bar at own expense
Please bring your loose change as there will be a great raffle on the night!
THE WARWICK FOUNDATION IS AUSTRALIA’S FIRST AND ONLY ORGANISATION FOCUSED ON SUPPORTING YOUNG ADULTS AGED 18 - 40 WITH CANCER
SURVIVAL RATES FOR THIS AGE GROUP HAVE ONLY INCREASED BY 1% SINCE 1979, WHEREAS FOR THE CHILDREN AND ELDERLY THEY HAVE INCREASED BY 30%
MEANWHILE, EVERY HOUR A YOUNG ADULT IS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER
All money raised will go towards the development of our Journey Kits that will contain the much
needed information that young adults severely lack on their cancer journey
ANNUAL SPRING FLOWER SHOW of the Society for Growing Australian Plants (Qld Region)
Spectacular display of Australian native plants and hundreds of Australian native plant species for sale, some rare and/or hard to get, suitable for Brisbane gardens. Also expert advice on growing Australian native plants. Phone 3843 3387.
Art Feast: Week-long festival celebrating creativity and imagination. Exhibition and sale of illuminated manuscsripts, at St John's Cathedral, Brisbane.
Guide Dogs Qld Golf Day. Includes 18 holes, lunch, after-game BBQ and momento.
River Festival - Riverregatta - Rowing skins: South Bank Pontoon in Front Of South Bank Beach, South Bank Parklands, South Brisbane Qld 4101
Spring Hill Fair: Brisbane's biggest fair with entertainment, food, and market stalls. Water Street, Spring Hill
Chinese Moon Festival: Also known as Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Chinese moon cakes and lantern display, chinese dragon and lion dance, with Chinese firecrackers, traditional Asian dance and music, market stalls, etc. Chinatown and Brunswick Street Malls, Fortitude Valley
ENERGEX BRISBANE FESTIVAL: Capture the excitment of the as performers from Strange Fruit and Frances Nord Eclair bring to Brisbane two spectacular displays of aerial magic with Flight and The Field. Cultural Forecourt, Southbank Parklands
Beaudesert, Tamborine Mountain Show
October - Queensland Poetry Festival
To be held at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporay Arts in Fortitude Valley
October - Brisbane Festival 2010:
The ENERGEX Brisbane Festival offers an exciting and innovative program of diverse entertainment, providing unique cultural experiences to all those who attend. The Festival, held every two years, celebrates Brisbane's distinctive character and makes a valuable contribution to the culture and lifestyle of the city.
Brisbane Writers Festival
Livid Festival: At RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane.
mid October - Walk To Cure Diabetes - Victoria Park, Herston- Sunday
4 km fundraising Walk to actively support world leading research into a cure for type one diabetes and its complications. Entry is free. A fun day for families, friends and corporate groups, with a variety of entertainment, rides and fun activities for everyone. Register now, raise money and win great incentive prizes. Check in from 7.30am, Sunday, Victoria Park, Herston
For any more information, please contact (07) 3221 4454 or visit www.jdrf.org.au
October - The Annual Palma Rosa Food Fashion & Flower Show
The English Speaking Union invite you to attend their annual Food, Fashion and Flower Show at their magnificent heritage listed headquarters at Palma Rosa House.
There will be live music, food stalls, BYO picnic, sausage sizzle, face painting, floral displays, jewellery stands, historical displays, tours of Palma Rosa, baby animals and birds, fashion parade with bridal wear, Australian art gallery - RM Galleries, and Palma Rosa function rooms will be open to the public.
For more details please phone Kim or Patricia at English Speaking Union
phone: 07 3262 3769
October - The Inala Multi Fest
This community event will have a huge variety of entertainment for all ages including multicultural dance groups, well known and local artists, roving performers, craft and produce stalls, graffiti art workshops, rides for the kids even the big kids!! and much much more.
Entry is free and all activities are free or a minimal fee.
Contact: Peta Macdonald, FAN
Ph: 3335 3648
Fax: 3335 3638
Kids Cracker Night, Southbank Parklands, Best viewing from Clem Jones Promenade, Set to a soundtrack of family favourites, this fantastic fireworks display is a celebration for children of all ages. Free admission.Starting from South Bank Parklands, you’ll walk under the shadow of the spectacular Kangaroo Point Cliffs… pace the Story Bridge by foot… then make your way through Brisbane’s picturesque Botanic Gardens before crossing the Goodwill Bridge on your way to the finish line. Upon your return, enjoy a BBQ and refreshments while listening to some great live music. All Moonwalkers will also receive a fantastic gift bag of vouchers, gifts and special offers. Walking commences at 5.15pm with staggered starts until 5.45pm - plenty of time to join us after work!
04 December - IGA Lord Mayor’s Carols in the City
7.30pm, Saturday 04 December, at the Brisbane River Stage
(in the Botanical Gardens behind QUT), City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane.
Gates open 5pm
Presented by the City Tabernacle Baptist Church and proudly
supported by IGA and Brisbane City Council
Free Christmas variety show for the whole family!
This premier free Brisbane Christmas event for 2011 showcases
outstanding artists guaranteed to please all ages. Headline artists for Carols 2010 will include a line-up of Australia’s worldclass talent including Stan Walker, The Idea of North, Karen Knowles, Paulini, James Morrison, Colin Buchanan, Troy Cassar-Daley, Jason Barry-Smith and the Queensland Pops Orchestra.
Christmas in the City Parade, free entry
Lighting of the Christmas tree, free entry - December, King George Square, Brisbane
Night the River Sings, Boating Parade 7.30 to 8.30pm, Fireworks 8.30pm,
Best viewing from Clem Jones Promenade, Southbank Parklands, 4KQ will broadcast the soundtrack to accompany this spectacular annual Christmas parade on water. Private and commercial vessels try to outdo each other with imaginative and innovative lighting displays and entertaining crew members. This spectacular finale features a fireworks display set to a special Christmas soundtrack. Admission is FREE!
21-23 December - Christmas @ Southbank, South Bank Parklands, South Brisbane
An explosive three day festival that is a fusion of fireworks, fun, friends and family. Come along and enjoy the festive season.
31 December - Streets New Year's Eve @ South Bank, South Bank Parklands.
Every year South Bank Parklands are host to Brisbane's biggest New Year's Eve party. For New Year 2008, entertainment in Little Stanley Street.
31 December, Gold Coast, New Year's Eve Celebrations - Cavill Mall.
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