Brisbane Events // September 29 to October 6, 2017
EXPLOSIVE SCIENCE SHOW
Saturday September 30 at 10am // Carindale Library, Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Rd, Carindale
Be blown away with the Street Science team with an energetic and explosive science show!Â Presenters will ignite your imagination with real science, including a little bit of magic and plenty of fun. Ideal for children aged 6-12 years. Bookings essential. Phone Carindale Library on 07 3407 1490 to reserve your place.
For more info visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
Friday September 29 at 10am // Museum of Brisbane, City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane
Children will use their imagination and creativity at this free event to create their very own string of fruiti bunting. Crafters can use the shapes, patterns and vibrant colours found in tropical foods. Suitable for ages 4 years and over. All ages with a little help. No bookings required.
For more information visit www.museumofbrisbane.com.au
TROLLS HOLIDAY FUN
Friday September 29 from 10am â€“ 1pm // Sunnybank Hills Shopping Centre, Compton Rd, Sunnybank Hills
Get up close and personal with Trolls superstar Poppy and let your imagination soar and creativity grow in the Troll Craft Village! Children aged 3 to 12 years will also get to decorate their very own scrapbook picture frame, plus youâ€™ll also receive your very own picture of Poppy to take home!
For more info visit www.sbhshoppingtown.com.au
BRISBANE FESTIVAL // LASER BEAK MAN: TIM SHARP EXPO
Now thru to Saturday October 30 from 9am â€“ late // La Boite, The Works, 6-8 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove
This exhibition of both classic and new artworks accompanies the production of Laser Beak Man. Tim Sharp is an internationally acclaimed artist from Brisbane most known for his creation of a cheeky superhero called Laser Beak Man who features in all his art. Tim is the first person in the world with autism to have his art turned into an animated television series screening on the ABC and internationally. No bookings required.
For more info visit www.brisbanefestival.com.au
Sunday October 1 from 10am â€“ 5pm // Newstead House, Newstead Park, Newstead
Send your taste buds into overdrive with Brisbaneâ€™s biggest cheese festival. The â€˜Cheese To Pleaseâ€™ Festival will be an eclectic mix of all things cheese, charcuterie, condiments, wine, craft beer and ciders to name a few. Located in the scenic garden and river location of Newstead House, get ready to chill out and relax with a cheese extravaganza whilst listening to some great live music and entertainment.
For more info visit www.cheesetoplease.com.au
MINI CHEFS KIDS COOKING CLASSES
Now thru to Sunday October 1 from 10am â€“ 2pm // Capalaba Central Shopping Central, 38-62 Moreton Bay Rd, Capalaba
This kids cooking class is a fun and delicious hands-on experience for your mini chef. Learn the art behind making the perfect mini pizzas, mini burgers and mini quiche. You even get to eat it afterwards!
For more info visit www.capalabacentral.com.au
SKATE G.C. // STREET ART & SKATE SESSIONS
Now thru to Sunday October 1 from 10am â€“ 3pm // Westfield Garden City, Level 2 (near the food court), Logan Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt
Westfield Garden City will be hosting a week-long interactive skateboarding and street art activity to entertain kids for the September School Holidays. Whether youâ€™re totally new to riding, or you just want to learn some more advanced skills, qualified skate coaches will help kick turn your skills so youâ€™ll be shredding in no time.
For more info visit www.westfield.com.au
THE XPRESS FUN TRAIN AT SOUTH BANK
Now thru to Monday October 2 from 9.30am â€“ 5pm // Cultural Forecourt (main station for boarding), Stanley Street Plaza & Epicurious Garden
Choo-choo! Get ready to ride the “Xpress Train” these school holidays! Jump on at the Cultural Forecourt and steam your way around South Bank. The trackless train will wind its way from one end of South Bank to the other, picking up and dropping off passengers as it goes. A perfect family adventure!
For more info visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au/south-bank
MOVIE RELEASE // SHOPKINS: WORLD VACATION
Thursday October 5 // Various locations, Event Cinemas
Grab your boarding pass and go on a worldwide wild ride with your favorite Shoppies! When the Shoppies go on a vacation to London to meet Royal Crown Jules, Kooky Cookie gets caught up in a diamond heist and goes missing! The Shoppies discover that Kooky has been transformed into the latest ‘must have” trend by the famous fashion designer Macy Macaron sparking a wild chase around the world
For more info visit www.eventcinemas.com.au
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL // TORUK
Thursday October 5 thru to Sunday October 15 // Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Melaleuca Dr, Boondall
Cirque du Soleil in a stunning new light Inspired by James Cameronâ€™s Avatar, Cirque du Soleil transports you to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live setting. Experience a storytelling odyssey through a new world of imagination, discovery and possibility.
For more info visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/toruk
THE LITTLE MERMAID
Now thru to Saturday October 14 // Brisbane Arts Theatre, 210 Petrie Tce, Petrie Terrace
Adapted from Disney’s 2009 Broadway production and featuring all of your favourite songs! Bring your little people along to this fabulous theatre show these school holidays.
For more info visit www.artstheatre.com.au/littlemermaid
KIDS EXHIBITION // KATE BEYNON: FRIENDLY BEASTS
Now thru to Sunday October 22 // GOMA, Childrenâ€™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 â€˜Friendly Beastsâ€™, 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 â€“ Blue Shaman, Lotus Monkey, Tu-Dao Dog and Gorgon Girl â€“ 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
Places to go and fun things to do. Stacks of ideas to entertain the kids these school holidays. Keep the kids busy and happy with activities from code camps to mini golf!
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BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL // SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
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.
Find out more here www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
Check out our September 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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