BRISBANE’S BIG CITY BBQ
Friday June 8 from 12pm – 2pm // King George Square, Brisbane City
The Brisbane Big City Barbecue raises funds through a lunch time festival and distributes to charities working at grass roots level right across Brisbane. The Barbecue has donated over $700,000 for charity since 2006. Grab a yummy lunch for a good cause!
For more info visit www.bigcitybbq.org.au
LUMNIOUS LANTERN PARADE 2018
Friday June 8 from 5pm – 8pm // South Bank Parklands, South Bank
This event celebrates Queensland Week by highlighting the strength of our cultural diversity, our heritage, our people, places and history, giving all Queenslanders the opportunity to say “Welcome” to our newest Australians. This free event unites government, community leaders, multicultural communities and everyday Queenslanders, capturing our imaginations with its spectacular use of light as it illuminates the South Bank precinct to symbolise hope and create welcome.
For more info visit www.mdaltd.org.au
BRIZ CHILLI FESTIVAL
Sunday June 10 from 10am – 6pm // Bulimba Golf Club, 103 Quay St, Bulimba
Enjoy a day out on the beautiful grounds of Bulimba Golf Club while enjoying over 27 stalls featuring all things chilli and delicious. Food for the non-chilli lovers too of course. Kids’ activities include donkey rides, jumping castles, creative sand art and more.
For more info visit www.brizchillifest.com.au
POWERKIDS // LITTLE ARTISTS AT PLAY
Tuesday 12 June 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
JURASSIC PARK // 25TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING
Wednesday June 13 at 6.45pm // Various locations, Event Cinemas
Relive the 1993 classic before seeing the fifth instalment of the Jurassic Park franchise at our special 25th Anniversary screening of the original Jurassic Park. Jurassic Park captured the imaginations of audiences around the world. Transport yourself back to a place where dinosaurs still roamed the earth.
For more info visit www.eventcinemas.com.au
LITTLE DAYS OUT // TINY DANCERS
Thursday June 14 from 9am – 1pm // South Bank Parklands, South Bank
Queensland Ballet’s Tiny Dancers classes are set within a framework of storytelling, exploration and artistic play, and encourage creative movement, personal expression and greater confidence. Brisbane City Council Libraries will also be onsite with their First 5 Forever interactive story time sessions!
For more info visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au
FREE OUTDOOR MOVIES // INSIDE OUT
Friday June 15 at 5.30pm // Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, 708 Jesmond Rd, Fig Tree Pocket
Enjoy a night out with the kids and watch Inside Out on the grassy amphitheatre. BYO blankets and pillows or take advantage of the comfortable seating at Riverside Cafe Free parking and free wifi available. Dogs welcome (must remain on lead at all times).
For more info visit www.koala.net
DISNEY’S MULAN JR
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
PATRICIA PICCININI // CURIOUS CREATURES
Now thru to Wednesday August 5 // GOMA, Gallery 1.4, Stanley Pl, South Bank
This interactive exhibition encourages children to engage in imaginative play as they discover strange and curious creatures that inhabit a burrow-like environment. Children can interact with these soft creatures of the artist’s design, which they can move around and nestle into in a tactile, immersive space.
For more info visit www.qagoma.qld.gov.au
KIDS EXHIBITION // WIND TUBES
Now thru to Sunday September 9 from 10am – 5pm // Ipswich Art Gallery, D’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich
Design and build your very own flying creation to test in the Wind Tubes. See your creation take flight and soar to the ceiling, and defy gravity by hovering high overhead… or just fall to the floor. It’s all about air and invention, with a little bit of mid-air mayhem. Wind Tubes is a fun, interactive exhibition for the whole family. There’s a special space for children under 2 to enjoy.
For more info visit www.ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au
Check out our June calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
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