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Top Events of the Week // September 7 – September 14, 2018

Top Events of the Week // September 7 – September 14, 2018

PAWS & PIZZAZZ
Sunday September 9 from 9am – 2pm // The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove

A firm family-favourite, this pet-friendly event celebrates four-legged fun with entertaining and educational activities lined up to ensure you and your furry friends have a great day out. There will be a Pet Photo Booth and caricature artist, a ton of Pet Competitions (categories include Best Dressed to Waggiest Tail) and great prizes up for grabs on the day, as well as an array of interesting stalls exhibiting the latest and greatest in pet  food, accessories, vets, accommodation and groomers. Explore all that is on offer at the waterfront dining and retail precinct before retiring to one of The Marine Village’s pet-friendly cafes for a much-needed puppy-chino.

For more info visit www.sanctuarycove.com/paws_and_pizzazz


FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE // KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
Friday September 7 at 5.30pm // Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Fig Tree Pocket

Got plans tonight? Why not enjoy a free movie with some of Brisbane’s cutest, fluffiest residents at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary! They’re hosting their bi-monthly outdoor movie night tonight at 5.30pm, playing fantasy family movie ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’! BYO blankets and pillows and relax in the the grassy amphitheatre, or watch the movie from the comfort of the Riverside Café, while you enjoy food and treats from the food stalls on site. Bringing a pup? Just make sure they’re on a leash at all times!

For more info visit www.koala.net


CINDERELLA
Friday September 7 thru to Saturday September 15 // QPAC, South Bank

The magic begins tonight… The classic fairy-tale ‘Cinderella’ has been reimagined with dancers from Queensland Ballet, and music performed by the Queensland Festival Philharmonic Orchestra, and is sure to captivate audience members young and old. See Ben Stevenson’s acclaimed production at QPAC from today until September 15.

For more info visit www.qpac.com.au


ARTLAB // CREATE A COMIC WITH DION PARKER
Saturday September 8 at 10am (5 to 10-year-olds) & 1pm (11 to 16-year-olds) // HOTA, Surfers Paradise

Do your kids love drawing characters and comics? Tomorrow, they can make their own comic book with Gold Coast artist Dion Parker! Kids will learn illustration and character drawing by playing with the expressions and adventures of Dion’s favourite character, Dusty the Dog, and even get to take home their own comic book, complete with illustrations and a story. Book your spot now!

For more info visit www.hota.com.au


DOUGHNUT DECORATING CLASSES
Saturday September 8 & Sunday September 9 from 10am – 1.30pm // Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Broadbeach

As if Krispy Kreme doughnuts could be even more tempting, Pacific Fair’s Little Paccas Kids Club are hosting doughnut decorating classed this weekend! Kids can create (and eat!) two of their very own tropical-themed doughnuts and also take home their own balloon and Krispy Kreme hat. Bookings are essential, so head to the Pacific Fair website to secure your spot.

For more info visit www.pacificfair.com.au


MORETON BAY FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
Saturday September 8 & Sunday September 9 // Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe

Enjoy the best food and wine that the Moreton Bay region has to offer, all in the stunning seaside spot that is Redcliffe. Just north of Brisbane, the Festival is set to deliver informative talks and workshops, delectable tastings and more food and wine than you can imagine. For the full menu, head to the website.

For more info visit www.moretonbayfoodandwine.com.au


4074 FAMILY FUN DAY
Sunday September 9 from 10am – 3pm // Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

Relax and enjoy the family fun at Seventeen Mile Rocks’ Riverside Park, at the annual 4047 Family Fun Day this Sunday! Community spirit and charity are the name of the game, with old-fashioned games and fun activities and plenty of yummy food on offer. The community-based event aims to raise funds for the little known charities that work hard in the local area, so show up and show your support!

For more info visit www.4074communityandbeyond.com.au


TECH GIRLS ARE SUPERHEROES
Sunday September 9 at 1pm – 3pm // QUT The Cube, Brisbane City

Enjoy hands-on tech activities at one of Brisbane’s coolest interactive digital learning spaces, while supporting local students at the same time! A bunch of local school girls recently participated in a 12-week STEM entrepreneurship program, where teams were required to identify a problem in their local community, design a solution and present it as a comprehensive business plan in a working app prototype and present it as a public pitch. See their accomplishments at QUT’s The Cube this Sunday!

For more info visit www.thecube.qut.edu.au


LITTLE PACCAS KIDS CLUB // THIS LITTLE PIGGY’S COMING TO TOWN
Tuesday September 11 from 9.30am – 12pm // Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Broadbeach

Meet the cheekiest little pig, Peppa, on Tuesday 11 September! Kids can sing, dance and play games with Peppa and make their own piggy mask to take home. Bookings essential.

For more info visit www.pacificfair.com.au


LITTLE ARTLAB // TWINKLE TOES
Wednesday September 12 at 10am // HOTA, Surfers Paradise

Ever wanted your very own pair of dancing shoes? At HOTA, you can make some! Make a basic sandal in the ‘Twinkle Toes’ workshop on Wednesday or bring in an old pair of shoes to decorate with paint, sparkles, buttons and ribbon! Dorothy, eat your heart out. Head to HOTA’s website to book – and be sure to keep an eye out for the other fun kids events they host every week!

For more info visit www.hota.com.au


LINDISFARNE ANLICAN GRAMMAR SCHOOL // PRINCIPAL’S TOUR
Thursday September 13 at 9am // Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School, Tweed Heads South

Not sure which school to send your children to? Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School is a leading Anglican Preschool-Year 12 co-educational day school, located in the picturesque Tweed Coast Region, at the southern end of the Gold Coast. The Lindisfarne Principal is inviting parents to tour the Sunshine Avenue campus on Thursday, September 13 – bookings are essential as numbers are limited, and children are welcome to attend.

For more info visit www.lindisfarne.nsw.edu.au


TALLEBUDGERA COUNTRY FETE
Friday September 14 from 10am – 2pm // Tallebudgera State School, Tallebudgera

Mark next Friday in your diary if you’re after a ton of school fete fun! The Tallebudgera Country Fete is on again, with awesome activities like rockclimbing and mini Jeep driving, pony rides and animal farms, raffles with fantastic prizes and plenty of yummy food and treats on offer.

For more info visit www.facebook.com


On the lookout for family-friendly fun around Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Byron Bay? Check out our full list of calendar events…

SEPTEMBER CALENDAR

For all of the best family-friendly events going on this week and aaaall month long in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Byron Bay, check out what we’ve got on the calendar!

Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au

SEPTEMBER MARKETS

Market mad? Check out our calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art markets on this month in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!

Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au


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