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Brisbane Events // April 27 – May 4, 2018

Brisbane Events // April 27 – May 4, 2018

SAFE CYCLING WITH KIDS
Tuesday May 1 from 10.30am – 11.30am // New Farm Park, Brunswick St, New Farm

Want to ride with your kids but not sure if the stress is worth it?  Find out handy tips for riding with younger children on your bike, or for riding with them while they are on their own bike. Come with or without your pre-school kids and bring along any equipment you may already have and learn what will work best for you. Bookings essential.

For more info visit www.cyclingbrisbane.com.au


KITE WISHES PROJECT
Now thru to Sunday April 29 // Museum of Brisbane, City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City

Your kids will enjoy designing their own kite or be inspired by the koinobori fish template created by Brisbane artist Elysha Rei. They are then invited to return to the museum on Saturday February 24  and send their wishes flying high as part of a kite procession from King George Square to Kisaragi-Sai Festival at the Roma Street Parklands.

For more info visit www.museumofbrisbane.com.au


POWERKIDS // LITTLE ARTISTS AT PLAY
Tuesday May 1 from 9am – 12pm // Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm

Little artists will adventure through an interactive black and white drawing of the Australian Bush. Along the way they meet the very special animals who live there and explore drawing with them. With a firm focus on developing core learning skills and creativity through play.

For more info visit brisbanepowerhouse.org


LITTLE DAYS OUT // DANCE A STORY OF SUPERHEROES
Thursday May 3 from 9am – 1pm // Little Stanley Street Lawns, South Bank Parklands, Sth Brisbane

Ready to fly high and bring joy to the world one Ballet step at a time? It’s time to put on your cape, invisible or not, and transform into a dancing superhero. Join in for some extraordinarily fun ballet and creative Movement classes.

For more info visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au


FREE OUTDOOR MOVIES // GOOSEBUMPS
Friday May 4 // Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, 708 Jesmond Rd, Fig Tree Pocket

BYO blankets and pillows for and enjoy the grassy amphitheatre, or take advantage of the comfortable seating at Riverside Cafe. Free parking and free wifi available. Dogs welcome bust must remain on lead at all times.

For more info visit https://koala.net


BUDDA BIRTH DAY FESTIVAL
Friday May 4 thru to Sunday May 6 from 9am – 9pm // Southbank Parklands,  Brisbane

Since 1997 the Buddha Birth Day Festival has grown into one of Queensland’s most prestigious cultural events attracting in excess of 200,000 visitors and is now recognised as the largest annual Buddhist Birth Day Festival in the world. This year the family friendly festival is proud to be celebrating its 22th anniversary!

For more info visit www.buddhabirthdayfestival.com.au


BIG SKIES 2018 //GUIDED TOUR OF THE GALAXY
Friday May 4 at 7.30pm // Jimbour House, 86 Jimbour Station Road, Jimbour

Join in where earth meets sky and where you will have the opportunity to view some of the best night skies in the world from within the Jimbour Amphitheatre. The highly enthusiastic guides will tour you through the southern night skies sharing from their vast wealth of knowledge on subjects from the basics of astronomy to some of the more mind boggling science of outer space all set to a “galactic score” of a space-themed soundtrack. BYO chairs, blankets and rugs or hire a recliner!

For more info visit www.bigskies2018.com.au


THE WITCHES
Now thru to Saturday May 12 // Brisbane Arts Theatre, 210 Petrie Tce, Petrie Terrace

Whether you have already delighted in the books of one of our greatest storytellers of all time yet or not, The Witches, adapted from Roald Dahl’s classic story of the same name, is one children’s show that you will not want to miss.

For more info visit www.artstheatre.com.au


DISNEY’S ALADDIN
Now thru to Sunday June 3 // QPAC, Lyric Theatre, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

The beloved story of Aladdin comes to life in this spectacular new musical. Breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast bring the magic of Disney’s Aladdin to life on stage. Featuring all the songs from the classic Academy award winning film, including “Friend like Me”, “A Whole New World” and “Arabian Nights”, prepare to experience the unmissable theatrical magic that is Aladdin.

For more info visit www.qpac.com.au


PATRICIA PICCININI // CURIOUS CREATURES
Now thru to Wednesday August 5 // GOGOMA, Gallery 1.4, Stanley Pl, Sth Bank, Brisbane

This interactive exhibition encourages children to engage in imaginative play as they discover strange and curious creatures that inhabit a burrow-like environment. Children can interact with these soft creatures of the artist’s design, which they can move around and nestle into in a tactile, immersive space.

For more info visit www.qagoma.qld.gov.au


EGYPTIAN MUMMIES // EXPLORING ANCIENT LIVES
Now thru to Sunday August 26 // Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

You will discover six mummies and more than 200 artefacts from the world famous Egyptian collections of the British Museum, and gain insight into the life and death of those six individuals who lived in Egypt between 3000 and 1800 years ago.

For more info visit www.mummies.gov.au


MARKETS
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 here www.havenmagazine.com.au 


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