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Brisbane Events // May 19 to May 26, 2017

Brisbane Events // May 19 to May 26, 2017

PANIYIRI GREEK FESTIVAL 2017
Saturday May 20 from 12pm – 10pm & Sunday May 21 from 10am – 7pm // Musgrave Park & The Greek Club, Edmondstone St, South Bank

Famously diarised by all food, dance and festival goers for the third weekend in May, the acclaimed Paniyiri Greek Festival will be held this weekend and will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Hellenic Dancers. Whether you’re a devoted annual high kicker, a fan of Greek culture, or a mad food lover (who doesn’t love Greek food!), there’s plenty to taste, do and see at this year’s Paniyiri.

For more info visit www.paniyiri.com


NRL // BRONCOS VS WEST TIGERS
Friday May 19 at 7.50pm // Suncorp Stadium, 40 Castlemaine St, Milton

Footy is in full kick! Come along and support your local NRL football team for the Heritage Round, this Friday night at Suncorp Stadium. Bring the family, bring your beanies and make it your new regular outing this footy season!

For more info visit www.broncos.com.au


AFL // BRISBANE LIONS VS ADELAIDE CROWS
Saturday May 20 at 7.25pm // The Gabba, Vulture St, Woolloongabba

It’s Saturday night footy at The Gabba this weekend with the Lions taking on the Crows. Bring the whole tribe, entertainment kick off at 7.25pm!

For more info visit www.lions.com.au


GLUTEN FREE FOOD EXPO
Saturday May 20 from 9.30am – 5pm & Sunday May 21 from 9.30am – 3pm // Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills

Come along and listen to a variety of talks and presentations at the Gluten Free Food Expo this weekend. Visit the Coles Live Cooking Stage to watch demonstrations by former MasterChef finalists Courtney Roulston and Michael Weldon!

For more info visit www.glutenfreefoodexpo.org.au


WEET-BIX KIDS TRYATHLON
Sunday May 21 // Pine Rivers Showground & Lawnton Aquatic Centre, Gympie & Lawnton Pocket Rd’s, Lawnton

Pine Rivers Showground will come alive with Weet-Bix Kids as we head north to Lawnton. TRYathletes will swim in the Olympic-sized pool, whilst parents watch on from the big grandstand, before riding through the surrounding streets and running around the iconic Showgrounds. Be quick to secure your place and join in the fun!

For more info visit www.tryathlon.com.au


LITTLE DAYS OUT // RUGBYTOTS + BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL INTERACTIVE STORYTIME SESSIONS
Thursday May 25 from 9am – 1pm // South Bank Parklands, Rainforest Green, 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!

For more info visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au


BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW
Thursday May 25 thru to Sunday May 28 // Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Cnr Merivale & Glenelg St’s, South Bank

Brisbane Truck Show is recognised as the Australian transport industry’s premier event. Held every two years, the Brisbane Truck Show attracts more than 300 exhibitors and up to 40,000 attendees over the four days of entry. Exhibitor displays will showcase the latest in heavy vehicles, technology, engineering and innovation. Lots of fun things for those budding little truckers to see and admire!

For more info visit www.truckshow.com.au


DISNEY JR AT THE MOVIES // MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER RACERS
Now thru to May 31 // Various locations, Event Cinemas

Disney’s classic characters are set to return to the big screen in a limited run of special event screenings designed especially for children! Mickey and the Roadster Racers will show at Event Cinemas from the 18th to 31st May with kids aged 2 – 6 years set to be the most popular cinema goers. Mickey and the Roadster Racers is an action-packed adventure show starring Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Goofy, Daisy and Donald. Each character has their own personalized vehicle which transforms into a racing car. They speed through crazy races worldwide and in their hometown of Hot Dog Hills with humour, music, action and racing it’s a show that kids and adults will love! Event Cinema locations will also host a special advance Family Fun screening on Sunday May 14 at 11am, with pre-film activities in store! Tickets are $8* each and on sale now.

For more info visit www.eventcinemas.com.au


MATHAMAZING
Now thru to Sunday September 3 from 9.30am – 5pm // 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.

For more info visit www.sciencentre.qm.qld.gov.au


KIDS EXHIBITION // KATE BEYNON: FRIENDLY BEASTS
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.

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


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Check out our May 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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