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Gold Coast Events // February 16 – February 23, 2018

Gold Coast Events // February 16 – February 23, 2018

HI-LIGHTS // POP-UP PARK
Saturday February 17 & Sunday February 18 from 10am – 2pm // Ormeau Centre, 3 Cuthbert Dr, Ormeau

A free program of activities and events to build excitement ahead of next month’s unveiling of the City’s Gateways installation HI-LIGHTS will kick off this weekend. The Pop-Up Parks at Ormeau (this weekend) & Kirra (next weekend) will get you an up close and personal experience with this iconic artwork coming to the Gold Coast. There will be design and craft activities, a hang out space with DJ, a Hi-Lights exhibit space and a sausage sizzle! No registration is required and everyone is welcome to come along.

For more info visit www.wearegoldcoast.com.au/gateways


CHINESE NEW YEAR
Friday February 16 from 5.30pm // Southport Sharks, Frenzy’s Food Court, Cnr Olsen & Musgrave Ave’s, Southport

The ‘Year of the Dog’ promises to be a good one…. Offering fortune, career prosperity, health and new love prospects. Celebrate with friends and family at Sharks! Enjoy delicious, Chinese-inspired dishes at Frenzy’s Food Court and in true Chinese tradition catch a fantastic Lion Dance from 7pm. The Lions will be dancing throughout the club, bringing in the New Year with bright colours and exciting music.

For more info visit www.southportsharks.com.au


CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS
Friday February 16 thru to Sunday February 18 // The Marine Village, Masthead Way, Sanctuary Cove

Ring in the Year of the Dog with a program of free fun including traditional Chinese Activities, Chinese Musicians, Face Painter, Jumping Castle, Lion Dancing!

For more info visit www.sanctuarycove.com


WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT // LIVE ON STAGE
Saturday 17 February at 10am & 12pm / HOTA, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise

Rosen’s classic, award-winning book comes to life vividly and noisily in a hugely innovative, fun-filled stage adaptation direct from London’s West End.  Expect a quirky musical score with ridiculously catchy songs, laughter, rhythms, rhymes and repetitions. Participatory scenes and plenty of hands-on mischievous adventure will capture the imagination  of children.

For more info visit www.hota.com.au


GAINSBOROUGH GREENS FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL // SMURFS
Saturday February 17 at 5.30pm // Terrace Green Park, Bunderoo Cct, Pimpama

The Food Truck Festival is back and it’s bigger than ever with outdoor movies on the big screen. The Wiener Haus will be the the food truck of the night which you can enjoy while watching the Smurfs on a picnic rug and join in the fun! No RSVP’s required.

For more info visit www.gainsboroughgreens.mirvac.com


MOVIES UNDER THE STARS // DISNEY’S MOANA
Saturday February 17 at 7pm // Broadwater Parklands, Marine Pde, Southport

Bring a picnic or purchase dinner and drinks from one of the food trucks and watch Disney’s Moana. In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the demigod, Maui, reaches an impetuous chieftain’s daughter’s island, Moana answers the ocean’s call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

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


SAND SAFARI ARTS FESTIVAL // GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ OFFICIAL ATTEMPT
Sunday February 18 from 11am – 1pm// Surfers Paradise Beach, Surfers Paradise

There is no better way to spend February than at the 2018 Sand Safari Arts Festival at one of Australia’s most iconic beaches. Over 17 days the sands and streets of Surfers Paradise will come alive in a celebration of sand, sea and sport inspired art. Come along this Sunday and lend a hand in the sand for the Guinness World Records™ record attempt for the most sandcastles built in one hour! People of all ages can participate by registering as a solo, group or team of five in one of three categories – ‘Family Fun’, ‘Agile & Abled’ and ‘Deadly Serious’ – depending on your level and ability. Let’s break the current Guinness World Records™ title holder for most sandcastles built in one hour, which saw 2,230 sandcastles built in Germany in 2013. Help to win this title and make international history!

For more info visit www.surfersparadise.com


CIRCUS RIO
Now thru to Sunday February 18 from 7.30pm – 9pm // Westfield Helensvale, 1-29 Millaroo Dr, Helensvale

Opening with a tribe of Brazilian dancers in full carnival costume you will then be greeted with a fusion of capoeira and acrobatics. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that has been combined with an element of extreme danger! The performance will also consist of acts of aerialists, hula hoop and ballet artists, plus more!

For more info visit www.circusrio.com


COMING INTO FASHION // A CENTURY OF PHOTOGRAPHY AT CONDE NAST (LAST DAYS)
Now thru to Sunday February 18 // HOTA, City Gallery, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise

Coming into Fashion is an exhibition tracking the highlights of this sparkling intersection between photography and fashion. In addition to these images, the exhibition also includes a selection of vintage couture fashion from The Darnell Collection – Australia’s largest private collection of fashion from the late 1700s to the 20th century.

For more info visit www.hota.com.au


WELL NOURISHED HEALTHY LUNCHBOXES
Thursday February 22 from 10.30am – 12pm // Nerang Library, Cnr White & Price St’s, Nerang

Say goodbye to wasted time and half-eaten lunches. No fads, just simple recipe your kids will love. Presented by haven food contributor and Naturopath, Georgia Harding.

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


GOLD COAST SUNS // FAMILY NIGHT OUT
Friday February 23 from 3.30pm – 7pm // Bond University, AFL Field, 14 University Dr, Robina

Join in for a night of family fun! Get down to Bond University’s AFL Field for a whole heap of fun activities as we prepare to kick off the 2018 season. At this FREE event you can watch the team in an intra-club match, sign up to play for an AFLQ Gold Coast Junior club and get autographs from your favourite SUNS players! Galey, Mel & Moyra from Hot Tomato will be broadcasting live on the night.

For more info visit www.goldcoastfc.com.au


$10 SKATE DISCO
Friday February 23 from 7.30pm – 10pm (NSW time) // Epic Skate Rink, 23 Enterprise Ave, Tweed Heads South

Grab your family and friends and enjoy hours of rollerskating fun with your favourite tunes for just $10.

For more info visit www.epicskate.com.au


MARKETS
Check out our October 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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