Brisbane Events // April 20 – April 27, 2018
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS // 2018 AUS TOUR
Friday April 20 at 7pm // Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Melaleuca Dr, Boondall
First formed in 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters have become one of the most popular entertainment brands in the world, performing hundreds of live shows every year. Their unique basketball skills and wizardry have thrilled fans around the world and they are synonymous with family entertainment and breaking down barriers and social divides.
For more info visit www.brisent.com.au
SASS & BIDE WAREHOUSE SALE
Friday April 20 from 8am – 8pm & Saturday April 21 from 9am – 4pm // John Reid Pavilion, Brisbane Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills
Brisbane it’s your turn to treat yourself with up to 80% off past season gallery from Sass & Bide! Hurry this sale on ready to wear and accessories is for two days only!Â Cash, eftpos & most major credit cards accepted
For more info visitÂ www.facebook.com
BIG FISH LITTLE FISH // HEROES & VILLIANS FAMILY RAVE FEAT. MATT DAREY
Saturday April 21 from 2pm – 5pm // The Met, 56a/256 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley
UK superstar DJ and producer, Matt Darey will take over the decks to bring you trance classics and a euphoric Nostalgia Set. The theme for the afternoon for you and your little ravers is ‘Heroes and Villains’. Who will you dress up as? Superman, Spider-Man, Batwoman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, Darth Vader or maybe Kylo Ren. As always Fancy Dress is optional but highly encouraged.
For more info visit www.moshtix.com.au
CHILDRENâ€™S EXHIBITION // ME MYSELFIE AND I
Now thru to Sunday April 22 // GOMA, CulturalÂ Precinct, Stanley Pl, SouthÂ Bank
â€˜Me, Myselfie and Iâ€™ is a Collection-based exhibition which explores representation of self and features video works by Takahiko Iimura, Phil Dadson, MiloÅ¡ TomiÄ‡ and a series of digital prints by Gordon Bennett. The exhibition also includes interactive making and multimedia artist projects that invite children to consider different ways of creating their own portraits.
For more info visitÂ www.qagoma.qld.gov.au
Now thru to Saturday April 22 // Various locations
Thereâ€™s just two days left to enjoy the Ipswich Festival with free entertainment, rockinâ€™ fireworks, creative fun for the kids, art awards, food, music and lots more!
For more info visit www.ipswichfestival.com.au
MUD WORLD FESTIVAL
Now thru to Sunday April 22 from 8.30am – 4.30pm // Limestone Park, Â 42 Chermside Rd, Ipswich
Mud World is a two-day fun filled muddy festival for kids. Nature Play QLD is a non-for-profit organisation and is holding a fundraising event in the city of Ipswich. Mud World is a Two-Day childrenâ€™s festival with range of free-range play MUD activities for children with the supervision of a parent or guardian with a ratio of 1 adult to every 2 children.
For more info visit https://brisbanetickets.com.au
Sunday April 22 from 10am – 4pm //Â The Bonny View Hotel, 2077 Gympy Rd, Bald Hills
Take your family to The Bonny View Hotel and enjoy food trucks, a jumping castle, music and life sized games which will entertain the kids for the entire afternoon.
For more info visit www.ourhotels.com.au
SENSORY MOVIE // JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
Sunday April 22 at 10.30am // BCC Cinemas Capalaba, Ipswich & Toombul & Event Cinemas Browns Plains, Indooroopilly
This sensory friendly screening will allow families to enjoy a fantastic film in a safe and accepting environment where kids are free to get up and move around, shout or sing.The cinema lights will be dimmed so you can see what is going on and the movie volume lowered for sensitive ears. The screening is run with the assistance of Autism Queensland, a not-for-profit organisation with a vision for a life of participation, opportunity and choice for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
For more info visit www.goblueforautism.com.au
Sunday April 22 from 3pm – 8pm // Pine Rivers Park, 125 Gympie Rd, Strathpine
Serving up an afternoon of live music and mouth-watering food options, the inaugural Park Vibes is sure to be a family favourite. Held in Pine Rivers Park, this free entry event encourages everyone to bring along a picnic blanket and settle in for a stage program boasting local talent while enjoying dinner under the stars.
For more info visit www.visitmoretonbayregion.com.au
SCHOOL READINESS SEMINAR
Monday April 23 from 6.30pm – 8pm // Family Doctors Plus, 178 Albion Rd, Windsor
This information event is not to be missed. Especially if you are not sure if your child is ready for school. Learn valuable tips from experts in child health and education.
For more info visit www.facebook.com
Tuesday April 24 from 9.30am – 1pm // Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey & Melbourne Stâ€™s, Sth Bank, Sth Brisbane
Children aged under 6 years will explore the wonders and excitement of the Museum through play, and thereâ€™s no better way! This free ever has so much to see and do with a jam packedÂ activity scheduleÂ sure to keep little ones entertained!
For more info visit www.qm.qld.gov.au
WHEELY FUN // SAFE CYCLING WITH KIDS
Tuesday April 24 from 10am – 11.30am // Ken Fletcher Park, 27 Softstone St, Tennyson
Riding’s more fun on two wheels and this friendly training session will help your young one make the transition from training wheels to two wheels. You will be provided with some tips for how you can keep encouraging your kids to learn to ride. Kids who can already ride are welcome. Bookings essential.
For more info visit www.cyclingbrisbane.com.au
Now thru to Saturday, April 25 // Ipswich Art Gallery, Dâ€™Arcy Doyle Pl, Ipswich
Reach new heights with a hand crocheted climbing tunnel by artist Evelyn Roth that fills the entire Childrenâ€™s Gallery! The Climbing Web is a large-scale multicoloured crocheted net suspended from the gallery ceiling. Complete with energetic music and spinning disco lights, itâ€™s an exciting and safe environment where kids can climb, tumble, dive and spin while safely suspended off the ground.
For more info visitÂ www.ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au
ANZAC DAY PARADE
Wednesday April 25 from 10am – 1pm // King George Square, Adelaide St, Stop 20, Brisbane City
The event is held annually for the citizens of Queensland to recognise the sacrifice of those members of the Australian Defence Force who have not returned from wars and conflicts encompassing the Boer War through to modern operations such as Iraq and Afghanistan. The veterans, both retired and still serving, march to receive the thanks of the citizens of Queensland, and visitors to the region, as well as honour the memory of comrades who have not returned or have since passed.
For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.au
Check out our April calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
Find out more hereÂ www.havenmagazine.com.au