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Party with Mozart

Ever wanted to party with Mozart and an accordionist? On July 12 & 13, you can! The Gold Coast’s HOTA and the Circa Ensemble bring you a world-first with ‘Wolfgang’, a zany, jovial and family-friendly take on the classical compositions of the one and only Wolfgang Mozart. We know what you’re thinking – a kids show about Mozart? How does that work? Live music, circus tricks and party hats – that’s how. B ...

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Gold Coast Events // June 15 – June 22, 2018

GOLD COAST AQUATIC CENTRE AQUAFEST Saturday June 23 from 10am - 2pm // Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Marine Pde, Southport Get your family and friends together with their swimmers and gym gear and come down to Aquafest next to the beautiful Broadwater. Aquafest is a FREE event that marks the reopening of the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre – there will be plenty of fun and activities including the big splash, sausag ...

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Brisbane Events // June 15 – June 22, 2018

BRISBANE PREGNANCY, BABIES & CHILDREN’S EXPO Friday June 15 thru to Sunday June 17 from 10am // Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Cnr Merivale & Glenelg St's, South Bank Chat face-to-face with a wide range of expert Exhibitors to gain up-to-date advice and knowledge on pregnancy, newborn care and the early years of parenting. You can also see, touch, try and buy the products and services ...

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Behind the Brand // Tiger Tribe

In a world of iPads and gaming consoles, coming across a brand that is dedicated to providing thoughtfully, beautifully-made children’s toys is a breath of fresh air. Since 2007, husband-wife duo Anthony and Naomi Green have been doing just that, with their business, Tiger Tribe, delivering an impressive range of portable products designed to educate, entertain and inspire children wherever they go. What wa ...

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The Fight Against Sepsis // How You Can Help

Across Australia and New Zealand, more than 500 children are put on life support due to sepsis infection every year, and 50 sadly die despite optimal care. But a Queensland-wide team of hospitals, health staff and researchers, engaged by the Gold Coast Health Emergency Departments and Paediatric ICU, are finding a way to meet the urgent need for improved diagnostic tests and treatment options – and they nee ...

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Travel Before Your Kids Become Teens!

It’s a well-known fact that seeing the monuments of Rome is as difficult with a teen (who would rather be with their friends or connected to WiFi) as it is with a toddler (who may be throwing themselves in a fit of rage into the Trevi Fountain). So when is the best time to do that big trip with your kids? Whilst this may still present it’s challenges, here are a few reasons why you may consider taking your ...

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Make a Splash at Aquafest

Families it’s time to make a big splash at Aquafest - Saturday 23 June between 10am and 2pm at the reopening of the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. There will be plenty of fun and activities for kids and parents of all ages including the big splash, a sausage sizzle, inflatable obstacle course and much more. Free access will also allow you to tour the facility, join the novelty pool races and take a look around ...

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How to Avoid the Winter Blues

As the weather begins to cool and the days get shorter and shorter, it’s easy for us – and, in turn, our kids – to spend more time inside, tucked up in the warmth and away from the rest of the world. But it turns out, some of those winter comforts can actually have a negative impact on our mood, leading to what many of us know as the ‘winter blues’. We chatted to Tania McMahon from Brisbane’s Benchmark Psyc ...

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A Community Rallies Together

They say that the hardest times often lead to our greatest moments, and for Tennis Terranora, we certainly hope that’s true. When the beloved tennis centre was burned to the ground late last year, it left coaches, rising stars and locals heartbroken. Now, in a true testament to the power of community, an unmissable gala event is being held to restore the club to its former glory. With big names like Pat Raf ...

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The Big Q // June is Here and so too is Winter. What is Your Winter Ritual?

Haven Editor, Bel: My family's winter ritual is roasting marshmallows in our replace on sticks from our backyard and hoping no wallabies or chickens have pooped on the sticks. Haven Digital/Admin Guru, Bec: My winter ritual basically consists of getting the kids’ dressing gowns and slippers at the ready (freshly washed with a drop of lavender), change the candle from Montego Bay to Tahaa, write down an exer ...

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