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Gold Coast Events // April 20 – April 27, 2018

Gold Coast Events // April 20 – April 27, 2018

GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL
Tuesday April 17 thru to Sunday April 29 // Various locations, Gold Coast

Film buffs and movie lovers, it’s time to get excited – the Gold Coast Film Festival is returning from April 17 to 29. This year’s program offers something for everyone with over 100 film and film-related events bringing film to life. Special events include SIPFest, which transforms the iconic Surfers Paradise beach into an outdoor cinema, Dance Classics at Kirra, and in an event first, a cutting-edge VR experience. For the third year, the Gold Coast Film Festival will provide free childcare for selected films and panels, giving parents the opportunity to enjoy the program too.

For more info visit www.gcfilmfestival.com


CONDEV GC100
Sunday April 22 from 6am – 1pm // Luke Harrop Circuit, Oxley Dr, Runaway Bay

The feature event is the 100 km ride starting at 6am, winding down the coastline to Burleigh, up through the hills of the Hinterland and back to Runaway Bay. There is also a flat 50 km ride along the coastline to Robina and back to the Luke Harrop Circuit starting at 6.30am. Both rides will be finished by 12.30pm. There will also be events for children, with a 2km ride around Luke Harrop Circuit for boys and girls up to 6 years of age and a 6km ride for those up to 12 years of age. There will be amusements and rides for the kids and a range of food stalls for families who want to support riders, or just have a great family fun day.

For more info visit http://gc100.org/


SENSORY MOVIE // JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
Sunday April 22 at 10.30am // Event Cinema Robina, 19 Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina

This sensory friendly screening will allow families to enjoy a fantastic film in a safe and accepting environment where kids are free to get up and move around, shout or sing.The cinema lights will be dimmed so you can see what is going on and the movie volume lowered for sensitive ears. The screening is run with the assistance of Autism Queensland, a not-for-profit organisation with a vision for a life of participation, opportunity and choice for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

For more info visit www.goblueforautism.com.au


BEACHSIDE SUMMER SESSIONS
Sunday April 22 from 2pm – 5pm // Northcliffe Surf Club, Cnr Garfield Tce & Thorton St, Surfers Paradise

Heat up your summer social calendar with our beachside Summer Sessions featuring live music from resident acts Honey on Toast & Mick Danby, along with a series of talented entertainers every Sunday from 3-6 pm.

For more info visit www.surfersparadise.com


SIPFEST 2018
Sunday April 22 at 7pm // Surfers Paradise Beachfront, The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise

SIPFest, otherwise known as the Shorts in Paradise Festival, is an annual showcase of the best short films from across Australia. SIPFest transforms Surfers Paradise beach into a vibrant and unique cinema, delivering a unique outdoor film experience like no other in Australia. With sand below and stars above, the crowd will be captivated by 10 minute cinematic masterpieces by emerging filmmakers from around the country.

For more info visit www.gcfilmfestival.com


SUPER MUMS & BUBS SUPERHERO BREAKFAST // LITTLE PACCAS
Tuesday April 24 from 8.25am – 11.30am // Event Cinemas, Pacific Fair Shopping centre, Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach

Kids will enjoy a delicious breakfast snack, meet their favourite Lego Batman superhero characters and watch The Lego Batman Movie inside Event Cinemas! Plus, the best dressed Little Paccas member will get a prize! Bookings essential.

For more info visit www.pacificfair.com.au


MUMA & CUB CRAFT CLUB
Wednesday April 25 from 9.30am – 11am // Craft Parlour, 1059 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach

This club is perfect for mummas to connect with each other and have some fun creating and crafting. Kids from newborn babes up to five years old are welcome. It’s the perfect way to spend a morning.

For more info visit https://thecraftparlour.com.au


INTERNATIONAL NETBALL FESTIVAL
Now thru to Friday April 27 // Southport Carrara Netball Courts, 166 Benowa Rd, Ashmore

Held in April each year usually during the Easter school holidays. The International Netball Festival welcomes everybody and is open for all nationalities to attend. The four day Netball Festival will give the players a good amount of time to bond as a team and with coaches and to also make new friends around the world.

For more info visit http://intersportglobal.com


AUSTRALIAN DANCE CUP
Friday April 27 thru to Sunday April 29 // 8 Esplanade, Surfers Paradise

The biggest dance competition in Australia with the most categories and competitors. Bringing together all Street Latin and Hip Hop styles, including salsa, bachata, zouk, cha cha, tango, reggaeton, samba, hip hop, break dance and street jazz. 42 workshops in 3 days, 4 nights of parties, beach party and concert on the shores of Surfers Paradise!

For more info visit https://www.australiandancecup.com/


GOLD COAST SUPERHERO WEEKEND
Friday April 27 thru to Sunday April 29 // Various locations Broadbeach

This supercharged weekend will include the Supanova Comic Con & GamingGold Coast Film Festival, NightQuarter Zombie Walk and a ton of action packed events for the young and young at heart. Featuring the Supanova Superhero Parade, movie screenings as part of the Gold Coast Film Festival, meet and greets with your favourite superheroes, workshops and more, this is one event not to be missed! And it’s all FREE!

For more info visit broadbeachgc.com


CLUBBERCISE INSTRUCTOR TRAINER COURSE
Sunday April 29 from 10am – 6:30pm // Sports Super Centre, 1 Sports Drive, Runaway Bay

The upcoming Gold Coast instructor training course will be held on April 29 th . It will cover essential information that instructors will need to know prior to running their own class, including Clubbercise Masterclass, guide to running successful classes, Clubbercise teaching model and choreography and more.

For more info visit www.clubbercise.com


ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIONS
Wednesday April 25 // Various locations

The event is held annually for the citizens of Queensland to recognise the sacrifice of those members of the Australian Defence Force who have not returned from wars and conflicts encompassing the Boer War through to modern operations such as Iraq and Afghanistan. The veterans, both retired and still serving, march to receive the thanks of the citizens of Queensland, and visitors to the region, as well as honour the memory of comrades who have not returned or have since passed.

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


THE BIGGEST GAMES ARE AT YOUR LOCAL
Now thru to Monday April 30 // Twin Towns Club Banora & Twin Towns Juniors Club, Fraser & Leisure Dr’s, Banora Point

April will be the biggest month in Club Banora’s history, with an unprecedented 29 days straight of games, activities and fun for kids, more live music and shows, and non-stop entertainment for every member of the family.

For more info visit www.twintowns.com.au


PEARLING: STORIES FROM THE TORRES STRAIT
Now thru to Monday 30 April at 11:20am & 12:20pm daily // Dreamworld, Dreamworld Parkway, Coomera

Discover the unique and fascinating world of “Pearling – Stories from the Torres Strait”. Immerse yourself in the dance, songs, and visuals of the Badu Island people.

For more info visit www.dreamworld.com.au


CIRCUS RIO
Now thru to Friday May 4 from 7pm – 9pm // Robina Town Centre, 19 Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina

Circus Rio is themed around Rio de Janeiro’s famous Carnival with authentic costumes, music and performances such as samba and capoeira dancing, each with their own twist. An explosion of life, colour, motorbikes, aerialists and more will be in Gold Coast for eight dates only. Don’t miss out! Come along to feel the heat of Rio.

For more info visit http://circusrio.com/


MARKETS
Check out our April 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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