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Gold Coast Events // April 28 to May 5, 2017

Gold Coast Events // April 28 to May 5, 2017

GOLD COAST KIDS EXPO
Friday April 28 thru to Sunday April 30 from 9am – 5pm // Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, 2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach

Find the best kids, babies and parenting exhibitors under one roof, offering free parenting workshops, kids’ activities, stage performances and special guests!

For more info visit www.mykidsexpo.com.au


GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL // THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MAKI
Saturday April 29 at 2pm // The Arts Centre Gold Coast, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise

From internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies and genre films, locally made indie gems and family features, the GCFF offers a culturally diverse, interactive and engaging program of film, events and special guests. This Saturday let GCFF take care of the kids for a few hours while you and your partner treat yourselves to the perfect feel-good date film! Based on a true story, The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki is a gorgeously engaging hybrid of sporty boxing movie and lush romantic drama as we follow a Finnish boxer in the 1960s struggling to concentrate on his training while he falls in love with his best friend. FREE child-care by Heaven Sent Childcare is available from 1pm-4pm at The Arts Centre Gold Coast while the film kicks off at 2pm! Email lucy@gcfilmfestival.com to book your kids in!

For more info visit www.gcfilmfestival.com


CULTURE STREET
Friday April 28 from 4pm – 8pm // 20 Railway St, Southport

Support your local community and experience the world’s diversity right here on the Gold Coast! Featuring cultural food, activities, arts & crafts, dancing, fashion performers, music and more!

For more info visit www.fsg.org.au


SURFERS PARADISE LIVE
Friday April 28 thru to Sunday April 30 // Surfers Paradise Foreshore, Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise LIVE is an exhilarating live music experience in the heart of the Surfers Paradise precinct. Held over 3 days, they’re rolling out what they do best; LIVE music! There will be various artists and bands performing throughout the three days and nights, covering multiple genres of music. This year the headlining act, Australia’s iconic pop sensation, is The Veronicas! Live on Friday from the beach stage located on the foreshore; they will be performing their hit singles including the latest On Your Side!

For more info visit www.surfersparadise.com


NRL // TITANS VS KNIGHTS
Saturday April 29 at 3pm // Cbus Super Stadium, Centreline Pl, Robina

The Knights head to the Gold Coast for a massive Saturday arvo clash with the Aquis Titans at Cbus Super Stadium. The footy is always better live so make sure you bring the family to the game to cheer on your local team.

For more info visit www.titans.com.au


EARLY BIRD FEE ENTRIES CLOSE TODAY // GOLD COAST MARATHON // ZESPRI 2KM JUNIOR DASH & SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY 10KM RUN
Sunday April 30

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon is held on the first weekend of July and attracts more than 27,000 participants of all ages and abilities across a number of races including the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, 5.7km Challenge and Zespri Junior Dash 4km and 2km races. Sunday April 30 is the last day to snap up your tickets at an early bird fee rate!

For more info visit www.goldcoastmarathon.com.au


INTERNATIONAL STAR WARS DAY
Thursday May 4 from 4pm – 5pm // Broadbeach Branch Library, 61 Sunshine Blvd, Mermaid Waters & Southport Branch Library, Cnr Garden & Lawson St’s, Southport

May the fourth be with you! Celebrate the beloved Star Wars story that binds our galaxy together, at your local branch library.

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


DIVINE WOMAN AT DAVID JONES
Thursday May 4 from 6.30pm – 8.30pm // David Jones, Beauty Department, Robina Town Centre, Robina

With mother’s Day just around the corner, the Divine Company is proud to invite you to experience Divine Woman at David Jones Robina. Join Therese Kerr and the Divine Woman team who will personally guide you through a signature Divine Woman ‘Do It Yourself Facial’. The evening will be fun filled, hands on, and educational. This Divine Woman exclusive and rare VIP experience allows you to take precious time out to spoil yourself!

For more info visit www.robinatowncentre.com.au


COOMERA ANGLICAN COLLEGE // HAIRSPRAY THE MUSICAL
Thursday May 6 thru to Saturday May 6 // Coomera Anglican College, Ivan Gibbs Centre, 8 Days Rd, Upper Coomera

In Hairspray, its 1962, the ’50s are out and change is in the air. Baltimore’s Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion – to dance. This musical features an original score by Marc Shaiman and is expertly played by CAC’s very own College Musical Orchestra, conducted by Liz Smith. Their songs take Tracy from the soundstage of a ’60s-style dance show to the streets of Baltimore to a downtown rhythm and blues record shop. Directed by Kirsty Terry and performed by the talented cast from the Secondary Campus, this production will have you laughing in your seats and tapping your toes.

For more info visit www.cac.qld.edu.au


LIFELINE BOOKFEST
Friday May 5 thru to Sunday May 7 from 8am – 5pm // GCCEC, 2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach

If you love reading and you love real books as much as we do, then you will love the Lifeline Bookfest. Bookfest events are held all over the state and the funds raised at these events are used to support the Lifeline 24-hour 13 11 14 Crisis Support Line, Lifeline Suicide Bereavement Groups, the Lifeline post-disaster support program Community Recovery, and UnitingCare Community services across the state.

For more info visit www.lifelinebookfest.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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