Saturday July 14 & Sunday July 15 // Logan Entertainment Centre, 170 Wembley Rd, Logan Central

Get ready mini-makers your favourite arty party man is coming to Brisbane! Mister Maker Returns for a series of live shows in July that will take him around the country in what promises to be the family show of the year. Joining Mister Maker on stage will be his famous side-kicks The Shapes as well as the Mister Maker dancers.

For more info visit www.livenation.com.au

Saturday July 14 at 1pm // Brisbane CBD

If you’re a photography enthusiast aged between 12-18, this course will give you a headstart breaking into the competitive photography industry. You’ll learn to use all the functions on your DSLR camera, and how to give your photos a professional quality. If you want to pursue a career in photography, this is a great class to kickstart your portfolio.

For more info visit www.photoh.com.au

Now thru to Saturday July 14 // Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm

Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her adventures through Wonderland in this dazzling, internationally acclaimed production.

For more info visit www.brisbanepowerhouse.org

Sunday July 15 10am – 3pm // Oxley Creek Common, Sherwood Rd, Rocklea

The day features live entertainment, children’s activities, interactive and informative stalls, along with food and beverage vendors. This event is the highlight of the festival, other events held throughout the festival include bird-watching, canoeing, bus tours, bird watching, platypus watch, tree-plantings and bush walking.

For more info visit www.peakstopoints.com.au

Now thru to Sunday July 15 from 9.30am – 4pm // The Workshops Rail Museum, North St, North Ipswich

The world’s most loved blue steam engine and his friends are enjoying winter school holiday fun at the Museum. Your ticket will include a hands-on Thomas activities including craft, colouring-in, games and puzzles, meet Thomas and The Fat Controller in person. Enjoy story time, a performance with The Fat Controller and so much more!

For more info visit www.theworkshops.qm.qld.gov.au

Now thru to Sunday July 15 // King George Square, Brisbane City

At the heart of Skating At festivals, are the iconic ice skating rinks! Perfect for beginners and those with more experience, it’s the ultimate winter activity. Glide under the sun or stars these winter holidays. Beginners will be able to use Kanga, the skate-aid from Down Under. He can help you balance, or let him take you for a glide on his back.

For more info visit www.brisbane.skatingat.com.au

Now thru to Sunday July 15 // Waller Park, Waller Rd, Browns Plains

Join the party and get into the spirit of Carnival with Circus Rio! Circus Rio features a tribe of Samba Dancers, Aerialists who dangle and fly from the roof of the Big Top, FMX Bikes that somersault through the air, Ballet Dancers, Tightrope Walkers, Capoeira dancers and more!

For more info visit www.circusrio.com

Tuesday July 17 from 9am – 12pm // Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm

Little artists will adventure through an interactive black and white drawing of the Australian Bush. Along the way they meet the very special animals who live there and explore drawing with them. With a firm focus on developing core learning skills and creativity through play, this edition of Powerkids, Little Artists at Play is not to be missed.

For more info visit www.brisbanepowerhouse.org

Tuesday July 17 at 10am & 11am // GOMA, Stanley Pl, South Bank

This free program which uses games, storytelling and making activities to encourage toddlers, along with their parents and carers, to have fun while learning about art. Entry to the Children’s Art Centre is free. Suitable for ages 18 months to 4 years.

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

Friday July 20 thru to Sunday July 22 // Queensland Raceway, 133 Champions Way, Willowbank

Round up your mates or your family and start planning a weekend packed full of action suitable for all ages. Come and show your team colours at Round 9 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Kids 12 and under go Trackside free with a paying adult, so bring the whole crew!

For more info visit www.ticketek.com.au

Now thru to Saturday July 21 // Brisbane Arts Theatre, 210 Petrie Tce, Petrie Terrace

A legend over 2,000 years in the making, Disney’s Mulan Jr is the latest in live-action Disney adaptations for the stage. Based on the 1998 Disney film, and featuring iconic songs including Reflection and I’ll Make a Man Out of You, your heart will soar during this modern princess story.

For more info visit www.artstheatre.com.au/mulan

Now thru to Sunday August 5 from 9.30am – 5pm // Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

Enjoy mind melting illusions, sensory sensations, playing with perception, and discovering the world inside your head. This hands on exhibition will challenge your sensory signals and explore how your brain perceives the things and people around you. Discover how people may perceive the same thing in a different way and that reality is not what it seems. Your kids will get a chance to test their balance while wearing special glasses, confuse their mind with phantom  hand illusions, look to infinity through a deep tunnel, pick up a robot floating in the air and much more!

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

There’s loads of activities on around Brisbane these school holidays. Check out what’s on in the libraries, have fun with Chillout or see what events are on at the Botanic Gardens.
Find out more here www.brisbane.qld.gov.au

Places to go and fun things to do to keep the kids busy and happy these Winter school holidays…
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