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Brisbane Events // May 4 – May 11, 2018

Brisbane Events // May 4 – May 11, 2018

KAT KALINDI// FUN ILLUSTRATIONS AND TEXTILE DESIGN
10th May & 12th May // Assorted Spotlight Stores

Join Kat for a fun workshop to create your own cute llama print, she will be talking all things textile design.
10th May // Everton Park, Spotlight Store, 6 pm – 8 pm
12th May // Ashmore, Spotlight Store, 11 am – 2 pm

Looking for more excuses to get creative, join Kat Kalindi showing you all her knowledge on block carving and printing.
27th May // The Craft Parlour, Palm Beach

For more info email Kat at kat@teamkitten.com


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


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


MONSTER ENERGY TOUR //PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS (PBR)
Sunday May 6 from 7pm – 10pm // Sirromet Wines, 850 Mt Cotton Rd, Mt Cotton

Some of the world’s best bull riders are set wow audiences in Brisbane for the very first time.  The event marks the biggest and most respected bull riding contest to ever visit Mount Cotton, with an internationally sanctioned tour competition, a live DJ afterparty and a wide selection of eats and treats from local food truck vendors.

For more info visit cms.pbraustralia.com.au


POWERKIDS // LITTLE ARTISTS AT PLAY
Tuesday 8 May 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, this edition of Powerkids: Little Artists at Play is not to be missed.

For more info visit https://brisbanepowerhouse.org


LITTLE DAYS OUT // MOTHER’S DAY CRAFT STORIES & GAMES
Thursday May 10 from 9am – 1pm // South Bank Parklands

Families can enjoy stories such as ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ and play fun and interactive games like Mummy Mirrors! Then the little ones can relax and get creative by making a unique and colourful flower card as a special memento for their precious Mum this Mother’s Day.

For more info visit https://www.visitbrisbane.com.au


OPEN DAY // JOHN FISHER COLLEGE
Thursday May 10 from 3.30pm – 6pm // John Fisher Dr, Bracken Ridge

Enjoy performances by students as they showcase what it is to be a St John Fisher girl. Barista coffee will be served by Hospitality students along with a bbq. will be available as will a bbq.

Academic work and Visual Art will be on display, with student tours of the classrooms, science labs and art rooms running throughout the course of the evening.

For more info visit http://www.sjfc.qld.edu.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 https://www.artstheatre.com.au


MAGNIFICENT MAKERS
Now thru to Sunday June 3 // Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, L4, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Pl, South Bank

Enjoy this intriguing exploration of innovation and invention from the late 1800s to the present day and discover more about those Queenslanders who thought outside the box to craft pioneering creations.


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 https://www.qpac.com.au


MARKETS
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!
Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au


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