MOTHER’S DAY EVE MOVIE IN THE PARK // BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Saturday May 12 from 4pm – 8.30pm // The Amphitheatre, Roma Street Parkland, 1 Parkland Blvd, Brisbane City
Arrive early with the whole family to craft a perfect gift, take a sunset stroll in the gardens or gather snacks for dinner from the food trucks onsite. Activities include the food trucks, live music, a free children’s craft activity where kids can make special flower posies and pressed flower cards. Then at 6pm, Beauty and the Beast (2017) will screen in the Amphitheatre.
For more info visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au
THE WITCHES (Last Days!)
Now thru to Saturday May 12 // Brisbane Arts Theatre, 210 Petrie Tce, Petrie Terrace
Whether you have already delighted in the books of one of our greatest storytellers of all time yet or not, The Witches, adapted from Roald Dahl’s classic story of the same name, is one children’s show that you will not want to miss.
For more info visit www.artstheatre.com.au
CHROME STREET FIESTA
Saturday May 12 from 3pm – 9pm // Chrome St, Salisbury
This year there is more space, more local food, more craft and information stalls and a dedicated children’s area than ever before! Enjoy the array of stalls, representing the cultural diversity and unique nature of the local area, including all things tasty, original, arty, crafty, creative and handmade, quirky and interactive, colourful, refreshing and fun!
For more info visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
BRISBANE MODEL TRAIN SHOW
Saturday May 12 & Sunday May 13 from 9am – 4pm // The Marquee, Brisbane Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills
A great day out for the whole family at one of the largest model train shows ever run in south east Queensland. There’s be over 45 Layouts, ride on trains and heritage railway groups and plenty more!
For more info www.brisbanemodeltrainshow.com.au
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
Sunday May 13
MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC
Sunday May 13 from 7am – 11am // South Bank Promenade, Brisbane River
The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. It’s a fun, healthy and inspirational event that brings the community together on Mother’s Day to support and remember those touched by breast cancer.
For more info visit www.mothersdayclassic.com.au
POWERKIDS // LITTLE ARTISTS AT PLAY
Tuesday May 15 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
YO DIDDLE DIDDLE
Tuesday May 15 from 1pm – 1.45pm // Redlands Performing Arts Centre, 2/16 Middle St, Cleveland
One cow, one moon, one mission… what if your dream was one jump away? The hilarious rhythm and rhyme of Tony Wilson’s best-selling book ‘The Cow Tripped Over the Moon’ comes to life on stage in this heart-warming and highly visual production of one cow and her desire to jump over the moon.
For more info visit www.rpac.com.au
Friday May 18 thru to Sunday May 20 from 9am // Brookfield Showgrounds, 550 Brookfield Rd, Brookfield
Show activities begin on Thursday night before the show when the Art, Childrens’ Art and Craft, Photography, Sculpture and Woodwork competitions reveal their winners. All Pavilions open at each day 9:00am, with Equestrian Events for the local District Day on Friday filling the Main Ring with a blaze of expertise and colour. The action after school Friday afternoon continues with the Rodeo, sideshow entertainment and so much more!
For more info visit www.brookfieldshowground.com.au
2018 INTERNATIONAL CAKE SHOW AUSTRALIA
Friday May 18 thru to Sunday May 20 // Exhibition Building, Brisbane Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills
Enjoy more than 70 free demonstrations, lots of hands-on workshops, live cake sculpture and chocolate shows. Don’t forget to get hands-on training at the Cookie Zone, Kids Corner and “Make & Take” learning academy.
For more info visit www.acada.com.au
Now thru to Sunday June 3 // Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, L4, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Pl, South Bank
Enjoy this intriguing exploration of innovation and invention from the late 1800’s to the present day and discover more about those Queenslanders who thought outside the box to craft pioneering creations.
For more info visit www.makers.slq.qld.gov.au
Now thru to Sunday June 3 // QPAC, Lyric Theatre, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank
The beloved story of Aladdin comes to life in this spectacular new musical. Breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast bring the magic of Disney’s Aladdin to life on stage. Featuring all the songs from the classic Academy award winning film, including “Friend like Me”, “A Whole New World” and “Arabian Nights”, prepare to experience the unmissable theatrical magic that is Aladdin.
For more info visit www.qpac.com.au
Check out our May calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au