OUT OF THE BOX FESTIVAL 2018
Tuesday June 26 thru to Sunday July 1 (excluding June 29) // QPAC, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank
QPAC’s Out of the Box Festival is curated to offer connected arts and educational experiences for children aged eight years and under. Over five days, this year’s Festival is jam packed with in-theatre experiences, workshops, activities and exhibitions.
For more info visit www.outoftheboxfestival.com.au
THE MAGIC WATERING CAN
Friday June 22 & Saturday June 23 // QSO, Cnr Grey & Russell St’s, South Bank
Enter into the enchanting world of Mrs Summerbloom’s garden and meet a host of colourful characters as they are brought to life by her magic watering can. Perfect for children up to eight years of age, this musical adventure will surprise and delight. For these performances Queensland Symphony Orchestra will be joined by singers from The 7 Sopranos.
For more info visit www.qso.com.au
SKATING AT FESTIVAL
Friday June 22 thru to Sunday July 15 // City Centre, King George Square, Adelaide St, Brisbane City
Enjoy a unique winter wonderland ice skating experience at this affordable family-friendly event these winter school holidays. There’ll be magical lighting, music, rides, skating aids and delicious food and drink options.
For more info visit www.skatingat.com.au
WINTER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL
Saturday 23 June from 11am – 10pm // Northey Street City Farm, 16 Victoria St, Windsor
Festival attendees can enjoy live music, a lantern parade, solstice bonfire, market stalls, and organic meals from local food vendors, fun activities for children, permaculture workshops and sustainable living presentations. The organisers plan to boost the attendance numbers up to 3000 people at this year’s event while maintaining a zero-waste festival.
For more info visit www.nscf.org.au
Saturday June 23 thru to Sunday July 1 // Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Cnr Merivale & Glenelg St’s, South Bank
It’s that time again! Lifeline Bookfest is back to bring you millions of books over nine massive days – all to raise incredibly vital funds. Gather your fellow book lovers and scroll through hundreds of books. You will also find comics, magazines, records, stationery, puzzles, DVDs, CDs, vinyl, board games and much more!
For more info visit www.bookfest.org.au
YOGA DAY FESTIVAL
Sunday June 24 from 9.30am – 3.30pm // University of Queensland, University Dr, St Lucia, Brisbane
Whether you are a seasoned yogi or are brand new to the practice, come along to Yoga Day Festival to experience the many gifts of yoga with friends, family and community. Kids will enjoy free yoga adventures, yoga dance, songs and yoga games. Colour in a beautiful mandala and make your own meditation craft to take home.
For more info visit www.asmy.org.au
PLAYSCHOOL LIVE IN CONCERT // ONCE UPON A TIME 2018
Sunday June 24 at 12pm // Moreton Bay College, 450 Wondall Rd, Manly West
You will experience your child’s favourite songs and nursery rhymes such as Little Miss Muffett, Incy Wincy Spider, Humpty Dumpty, Der Glumph and Heads and Shoulders so they can get up and dance and do all the actions. Come join the Presenters, Jemima, Big Ted, Little Ted and Humpty as they travel through an enchanting adventure filled with stories, songs and dance.
For more info visit www.kidspromotions.com.au
A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Friday June 29 from 5pm – 8pm // Queensland Museum, corner of Grey and Melbourne Sts, Sth Brisbane
This night-time learning adventure will be one to remember. Get access to the entire museum including Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives exhibition, find the hidden scarabs in the Egyptian Mummies family trail, construct and take home a pharaoh mask, enjoy fun science experiments, dance at the disco party, get a temporary tattoo and heaps more.
For more info visit www.mummies.qld.gov.au
Now thru to Sunday July 15 from 9.30am – 5pm // Queensland Museum, Cr Grey & Melbourne St’s, Sth Bank, Sth Brisbane
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
DISNEY’S MULAN JR
Now thru to Saturday July 21 // Brisbane Arts Theatre, 210 Petrie Terrace, Petrie Tce
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
Places to go and fun things to do to keep the kids busy and happy these Winter school holidays…
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