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Brisbane Events // June 9 to June 16, 2017

Brisbane Events // June 9 to June 16, 2017

Friday June 9 from 6pm – 8pm // South Bank Parklands, South Bank

The spectacular LUMINOUS Lantern Parade will light up South Bank on Friday 9 June with a dazzling array of over 400 lanterns, many of which are made by community groups and schools across Brisbane. LUMINOUS parade walkers can either carry a small hand-held lantern, or join another community group with a large lantern – or carry an LED candle (available for purchase at Registration Marquee for $2 per candle) – or simply walk and join the colourful event.

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Saturday June 10 from 9.30am – 5pm & Sunday June 11 from 10.30am – 4pm // Strathpine Community Centre, 199 Gympie Rd, Strathpine

At the Expo there will be so many amazing LEGO creations and interactive displays, the 501st Redback Garrison Star Wars characters, LEGO kids play area where they can play, build and have fun, a LEGO raffle with the proceeds going to charity, food, drinks and retailers selling new and retired sets, loose bricks, 3rd party accessories and more!

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Saturday June 10 & Sunday June 11 from 10am // Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale & Glenelg St’s, South Bank

The anime event of the year is coming to Brisbane! Madman Anime Festival is super excited to bring all things anime and Japanese culture to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre this weekend. Take some time out and enjoy an awesome anime-filled weekend with friends and fellow fans. Be ready for some amazing guests, special events, exhibits, screenings, fan events and much more.

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Wednesday June 14 at 12.30pm // Various locations, Event Cinemas

Come, relax and catch a movie at the Bring Your Baby sessions. Bring Your Baby session times can vary between locations. Please be sure to check your local cinema’s session time below, but as a guide session start times vary between 10am – 12.40pm depending on location.

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Thursday June 15 from 9am – 1pm // South Bank Parklands, Arbour View Café Lawns, South Bank

Spend a morning playing, creating and discovering with your child at Little Days Out, South Bank’s free children’s program. Held amid the shady trees of the South Bank Parklands, Little Days Out is a series of free children’s workshops designed to suit all interests and skill levels. It’s on every Thursday, with locations and activities changing each week, so there’s always something new to enjoy!

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Friday June 16 from 9.30am – 11.30am // Bunyaville Environmental Education Centre, Bunyaville Conservation Park, Old Northern Rd, Everton Hills

Bush Explorers is a play based learning experience for preschool aged children and their families. Taking place within the tranquility of Bunyaville forest children have time and opportunity to become familiar and comfortable within the forest. The program includes elements such as bush walking, exploring the forest, growing a love and appreciation for natural places and knowledge of our native wildlife.

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Friday June 16 thru to Sunday June 18 from 10am – 5pm (4pm Friday) // Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale & Glenelg St’s, South Bank

From humble beginnings, the Pregnancy, babies & Children’s Expo has grown into a well-respected national event, featuring the ‘who’s who’ of the pregnancy and parenting arena. The expo is committed to providing a high quality, information rich event with advice from the best early childhood experts showcasing the latest innovations and essential parenting products!

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Now thru to Sunday September 3 // GOMA, Stanley Pl, South Bank

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe will open exclusively at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 27 May until 3 September 2017. This will be the first major Marvel exhibition in Australia and the largest ever presented in an art museum worldwide! It features more than 500 objects including 60 plus original costumes (worn by actors including Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Tilda Swinton), comic books, props, spectacular set design, concept and keyframe art, clips and bespoke hands-on interactives. Legendary Marvel characters such as Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow and Hulk are profiled, as well as the Avengers, Ant-Man and the Guardians of the Galaxy. The exhibition will encompass GOMA’s entire ground floor and cinema spaces.

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Now thru to Sunday September 3 // Sciencentre, Level 1, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

Families can count on a fun day out with the opening of the new Mathamazing exhibition at Queensland Museum’s Sciencentre. Playfully connecting maths to everyday life, the 22 interactive activities — designed to inspire mathematical curiosity and confidence — add up to a whole lot of fun. Visitors will be able to challenge their lateral thinking and topology as they untangle themselves from handcuffs in the Manacle, solve giant floor puzzles, work their way through mazes, test their reaction time, work out the mass of an unknown object, build an arch that won’t collapse, and explore fractals on a touchscreen.

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Now thru to Sunday October 22 // GOMA, Children’s Art Centre, Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank

Kate Beynon draws on multiple visual traditions as the foundation for her artworks, including Western and Eastern comic books, mythology, animation, film, graffiti, calligraphy and fashion. In ‘Friendly Beasts’, Kate Beynon brings to life four hybrid figures who are inspired by mythological figures, deities, theatrical masks and supernatural creatures. Young visitors will meet these benevolent friends – Blue Shaman, Lotus Monkey, Tu-Dao Dog and Gorgon Girl – who each have their own traits and personalities and aim to promote imagination, creative expression and fun.

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