FEATURED EVENT // BRISBANE YOUTH WEEK
LAST DAYS // Now thru to Sunday April 17 // Various locations, Brisbane
Celebrate being young by getting involved in Brisbane Youth Week this April. Brisbane Youth Week is an annual celebration of young people from 12-25 years of age. It provides opportunities for young people to share ideas, have their voices heard on issues of concern to them, attend live events and celebrate their contribution to the community.
For more info visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
LAST DAYS // Now thru to Saturday April 16 // QPAC, Playhouse, Cnr Melbourne & Grey St’s, South Bank
Shakespeare’s whimsical masterpiece has been given new life thanks to acclaimed choreographer Liam Scarlett. Together with Mendelssohn’s wonderful incidental music, Scarlett’s witty choreography will bring the magical woods, vivid characters and this timeless story of love, jealousy and mistaken identities to life.
For more info visit www.queenslandballet.com.au
SOUND OF MUSIC THE MUSICAL
Now thru to Sunday April 24 // QPAC, Lyric Theatre, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank
The world’s favourite musical The Sound of Music is returning to Australia. This critically acclaimed London Palladium production tells the uplifting true story of the von Trapp family’s flight across the mountains and works its magic once again, for young and old alike. With its unforgettable score, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music touches the hearts of all ages and brims over with some of the most memorable songs ever performed on the musical stage including My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Ev’ry Mountain, The Lonely Goatherd, Sixteen Going on Seventeen, and of course the glorious title song The Sound of Music. It’s the perfect family treat!
For more info visit www.qpac.com.au
MEDIBANK FEEL GOOD PROGRAM
Now thru to Saturday April 30 // South Bank Parklands, Little Stanley Street Lawns, South Bank
Get the new year off to a great start with South Bank’s free exercise series, the Medibank Feel Good Program, which offers a weekly program of free fitness classes where you can dance, stretch, shake and swim your way to looking good and feeling great! All classes are guided by fully qualified instructors courtesy of Pure Health Clubs. Some of the classes on offer include Bubacise, Aqua Aerobics, Yoga, Zumba and more! Bring yourself (and your baby to Bubacise), your towel and a water bottle. Bookings are not required.
For more info visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au/feelgood
SPROUTS IN THE PARK // BOPPIN’ BABIES
Friday April 15 from 9.30am – 10am // Roma Street Parkland, The Amphitheatre, 1 Parkland Blvd, Brisbane City
Come and join in the fun with music workshops for children aged up to four years in a group setting. Class will only cost $2 and you will meet other mum’s with bubs in your area. After the class, why not have a ride on the Parkland Explorer! Bookings are not required, although places are limited.
For more info visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS // INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BASICS
Saturday April 16 from 10am – 12pm // Kenmore Library, Kenmore Village, 9 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore
Presented by Kay Lam-MacLeod (Idealaw), you can answer such questions such as ‘What is intellectual property? How can you protect your IP? How can you avoid being involved in a dispute over someone else’s IP?
For more info visit www.brisstyle.com.au
AFL // BRISBANE LIONS VS GOLD COAST SUNS
Saturday April 16 at 4.35pm // The Gabba, Vulture St, Woolloongabba
Footy is back! Come along and support your local AFL football team in a Saturday night match at The Gabba. Bring the family, bring your beanies and show your local support for the Lions when they take on the Gold Coast Suns!
For more info visit www.lions.com.au
NRL // BRONCOS VS KNIGHTS
Saturday April 16 at 7.30pm // Suncorp Stadium, 40 Castlemaine St, Milton
Footy is back! Come along and support your local NRL football team in a Saturday night match at Suncorp Stadium. Bring the family, bring your beanies and make it your new regular outing this footy season!
For more info visit www.broncos.com.au
BABY & KIDS MARKET
Sunday April 17 from 9am – 12pm // Queensland Sport & Athletics Centre (QSAC), Kessels Rd, Nathan
At the Kidspot Baby & Kids markets, you can buy and sell your quality pre-loved baby & children’s goods in a safe and friendly environment. New goods are also available for sale. Shoppers have a great time at the market as they can find everything from baby clothing to cots and prams. You’re guaranteed to find something great to take home!
For more info visit www.babykidsmarket.com.au
THE QUBE EFFECT
Sunday April 17 from 11am – 5pm // Chinatown Mall & Brunswick Street Mall, Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
The QUBE Effect is Brisbane’s contemporary youth music program. During Youth Week, 24 local acts will perform a 20-minute set to a live audience and then squeeze themselves into QUBEs (cubes) to play their favourite song for a chance to win $4000 in The QUBE Effect People’s Choice competition. Come along and enjoy free performances from local up-and-coming musicians!
For more info visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
THE SOUND OF MUSIC FILM + MEET THE CAST OF THE MUSICAL
Sunday April 17 at 11.50am // Event Cinemas, Westfield Shopping Centre, Gympie Rd, Chermside
The world’s favourite musical, The Sound of Music lavish London Palladium production is now showing in Brisbane at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre. In honour of the Australian production, Event Cinemas Chermside will be screening the original Sound of Music film starring Julie Andrews with a special guest appearance from a selection of the London Palladium production cast including Cameron Daddo. This is a wonderful opportunity for fans to get up close and personal with the cast with a Q&A and signing experience, hosted in the cinema by local media personality Greg ‘Hinksy’ Hinks. Fans are also encouraged to come dressed up in their best Sound of Music inspired costume for their chance to win tickets to the lavish and critically acclaimed musical.
For more info visit www.eventcinemas.com.au
Sunday April 17 from 12pm – 5pm // Brisbane Square, 266 George St, Brisbane City
Suitcase Rummage is setting up their suitcases in Brisbane City with their mini scaled market with giant rewards; it promises to be everything that is a market but without the hassle. It’s about bringing a suitcase (or two!) filled to the brim with all sorts of goodies. You can be a part of the Rummage experience by selling wares, or come along to buy some real beauties! There will be brilliant vintage, artwork, bric-a-brac, clothing, books, jewellery, seconds, hand-made, shoes, records, music, badges, cards, handmade paper… you name it! Come for a bargain, a swap, or an old-fashioned haggle.
For more info visit www.suitcaserummage.com.au
POWERKIDS // LITTLE ARTISTS AT PLAY
Tuesday April 19 from 9am – 12pm // Brisbane Powerhouse, Turbine Platform, 119 Lamington St, New Farm
Your favourite children’s festival is transforming into a year-round program of art adventures! Little Artists at Play is a creative play workshop series for children aged 0–5 years and their parents and carers. Bring your kids along to take part in multi-art experiences led by internationally acclaimed artists from Imaginary Theatre. Each week the host-artist will collaborate with the group on unique and engaging activities. From theatre and visual art to dance, music and digital media, there will be something to inspire everyone. No bookings required, just turn up on the day!
For more info visit www.brisbanepowerhouse.org
VISIBLE INK YOUTH SPACE
Wednesday April 20 thru to Friday April 22 from 12pm – 5pm // Visible Ink Valley, 5 Green Square Cl, Fortitude Valley
Bring your project to life with access to computers, audio visual equipment, meeting and rehearsal space and much more. For more than a decade, some of Brisbane’s most creative and innovative minds have used the Visible Ink space to turn great ideas into a reality. Build on your creativity, share your ideas, develop community projects and get involved in youth-focused events in Brisbane. Suitable for ages 12-25.
For more info visit www.visibleink.org
LITTLE DAYS OUT // GINGER SPORT SOCCER WORKSHOP
Thursday April 21 from 9am – 1pm // South Bank Parklands, Little Stanley Street Lawn (North), Stanley St, South Bank
Keeping the kids entertained just got a whole lot easier thanks to Little Days Out, South Bank’s children’s program. Held weekly in the South Bank Parklands, Little Days Out features a range of exciting kids’ activities that are free to attend. The activities change each week and are designed to suit a variety of age groups. There’s no need to pre-register – just head along and get involved.
For more info visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au