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Brisbane Events // June 29 – July 6, 2018

Brisbane Events // June 29 – July 6, 2018

Now thru to Sunday July 1 (excluding Friday June 29) // QPAC, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

QPAC’s Out of the Box Festival is curated to offer connected arts and educational experiences for children aged eight years and under. Over five days, this year’s Festival is jam-packed with in-theatre experiences, workshops, activities and exhibitions.

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Friday June 29 from 5pm – 8pm // Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

This night-time learning adventure will be one to remember. Get access to the entire museum including Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives exhibition, find the hidden scarabs in the Egyptian Mummies family trail, construct and take home a pharaoh mask, enjoy fun science experiments, dance at the disco party, get a temporary tattoo and heaps more.

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Saturday June 30 thru to Sunday July 8 // Various locations, Scenic Rim Region

Scenic Rim Eat Local Week celebrates the food, farmers and natural beauty of the Scenic Rim through a program of festivals, farm gate events and culinary experiences.

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Saturday June 30 thru to Sunday July 15 from 9.30am – 4pm // The Workshops Rail Museum, North St, North Ipswich

The world’s most loved blue steam engine and his friends are enjoying winter school holiday fun at the Museum. Your ticket will include a hands-on Thomas activities including craft, colouring-in, games and puzzles, meet Thomas and The Fat Controller in person. Enjoy story time, a performance with The Fat Controller and so much more!

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Now thru to Sunday July 1 // Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale & Glenelg St’s, South Bank

It’s that time again! Lifeline Bookfest is back to bring you millions of books over nine massive days – all to raise incredibly vital funds. Gather your fellow book lovers and scroll through hundreds of books. You will also find comics, magazines, records, stationery, puzzles, DVDs, CDs, vinyl, board games and much more!

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Saturday June 30 thru to Saturday July 7 // Indooroopilly, Chermside & Forest Lake

You will experience your child’s favourite songs and nursery rhymes such as Little Miss Muffett, Incy Wincy Spider, Humpty Dumpty, Der Glumph and Heads and Shoulders so they can get up and dance and do all the actions. Come join the Presenters, Jemima, Big Ted, Little Ted and Humpty as they travel through an enchanting adventure filled with stories, songs and dance.

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Monday July 2 thru to Friday July 13 // Clayfield, The Gap, Aspley & Bald Hills

Camp Australia is Australia’s leading Holiday Care provider operating around the country. The company started looking after children in holidays over 30 years ago, running a leading sport camp, and has expanded its experiences to include all kinds of fun and educational activities designed to entertain and occupy kids throughout all holiday seasons.

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Wednesday July 4 thru to Friday July 6 // Ambrose Treacy College, Twigg St, Indooroopilly

Enjoy three days of training with the Coaches from the Barça Academy in Barcelona – FC Barcelona’s Official Youth School of Football. Each player will receive a full Nike FCB Escola Uniform (Shorts, Shirt, Socks) and get to train under the exact methodology they are training with right now in Barcelona. The days of training will cover tactical and technical aspects of the game, focussing on individual skills necessary to master the game and will be given a complete perspective on tactics to understand each role and position.

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Now thru to Thursday July 5 // QUT Gardens Theatre, City X-Block, 2 George St, Brisbane

The team behind The 13, 26 and 52-Storey Treehouses Live on Stage return with the newest, biggest, brightest blockbuster in the series… but watch out for those cows!

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Thursday July 5 thru to Sunday July 8 // QPAC, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

Air Play is a circus-style adventure of two siblings journeying through a surreal world, transforming ordinary objects into uncommon beauty. Fabrics dance in the wind, balloons have a mind of their own, confetti turns into the night sky, and an enormous canopy of hovering silk forever alters their future.

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Thursday July 5 thru to Sunday July 8 // QPAC, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

In The Arrival, a man flees his homeland and journeys across vast seas to arrive in a brand new place. There he negotiates dazzling architecture, bizarre foods and foreign tongues to build a new life. On his travels, the man meets fellow strangers, each with their own tales to tell. This moving production will touch anyone who has ever had to start anew or bid farewell to a loved one.

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Now thru to Sunday July 15 // King George Square, Brisbane City

At the heart of Skating At festivals, are the iconic ice skating rinks! Perfect for beginners and those with more experience, it’s the ultimate winter activity. Glide under the sun or stars these winter holidays. Beginners will be able to use Kanga, the skate-aid from Down Under. He can help you balance, or let him take you for a glide on his back.

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Now thru to Sunday July 15 from 9.30am – 5pm // Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

Enjoy mind melting illusions, sensory sensations, playing with perception, and discovering the world inside your head. This hands on exhibition will challenge your sensory signals and explore how your brain perceives the things and people around you. Discover how people may perceive the same thing in a different way and that reality is not what it seems.Your kids will get a chance to test their balance while wearing special glasses, confuse their mind with phantom  hand illusions, look to infinity through a deep tunnel, pick up a robot floating in the air and much more!

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Now thru to Saturday July 21 // Brisbane Arts Theatre, 210 Petrie Tce, Petrie Terrace

A legend over 2,000 years in the making, Disney’s Mulan Jr is the latest in live-action Disney adaptations for the stage. Based on the 1998 Disney film, and featuring iconic songs including Reflection and I’ll Make a Man Out of You, your heart will soar during this modern princess story.

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There’s loads of activities on around Brisbane these school holidays. Check out what’s on in the libraries, have fun with Chillout or see what events are on at the Botanic Gardens.
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Places to go and fun things to do to keep the kids busy and happy these Winter school holidays…
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Check out our June calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
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