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THE GRUFFALO’S CHILD
Now thru to Saturday June 13 // QUT Garden Theatre, Gardens Point Precinct, 2 George St, Brisbane City

If you loved The Gruffalo, don’t miss this sequel. One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist. Does he? The team behind The Gruffalo returns with The Gruffalo’s Child, bringing together physical theatre, music and puppetry to deliver songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 4 and up, and their adults!

For more info visit www.gardenstheatre.qut.edu.au


HUMANOID DISCOVERY – WONDERS OF THE HUMAN BODY
Now thru to Sunday July 12 from 9.30am – 5pm // Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

Take a look at the human body from a different perspective in the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre’s latest exhibition, Humanoid Discovery: wonders of the human body. Through 22 interactive science exhibits, visitors can experiment and test how different body systems and organs function as they are taken on a journey of the human body.

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


DINOSAUR DISCOVERY – LOST CREATURES OF THE CRETACEOUS
Now thru to Monday October 5 from 9.30am – 5pm // QLD Museum, Level 3, Touring Exhibition Gallery, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

Featuring more than 20 animated, life-size dinosaur models, this exhibition will transport you back millions of years to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Experience these titans of the Cretaceous as you roam through their world and see first-hand how they move and interact, roar, gnash and bellow… much like when they ruled our planet millions of years ago!

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


ART ON THE WILD SIDE
Now thru to Sunday October 11 // Children’s Art Centre, Gallery 1.4, GOMA, Stanley Pl, South Bank

Children can discover a wild and wonderful menagerie of animals in ‘Art on the Wild Side’. This exhibition incorporates multimedia interactive activities, animation and engaging works from the Gallery’s Collection including photography, moving image and drawings.

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


CHILDREN’S STORYTIME
Friday June 12 from 10.30am – 11.15am // Hamilton Library, Cnr Racecourse Rd & Rossiter Pde, Ascot

Experience the magic of storytime with your child at the library. This free interactive session includes stories, songs and craft activities for children. Ideal for children aged 2-5 years and bookings are not required.

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


EAT STREET MARKETS
Friday June 12 & Saturday June 13 from 4pm – 10pm // Hamilton Wharf, Macarthur Ave, Hamilton

Eat Street Markets is something never seen before in Brisbane. Set on the trendy Hamilton Wharf, Eat Street will put the culture back in food in an exciting new dining destination that has been igniting Hamilton Wharf on the Northshore of Brisbane every Friday and Saturday night. ‘Eat Street’ has seen the wharf sparkle with designer lights, and 50 funky, specially designed shipping containers reconfigured as mini restaurants, offering a selection of delicious international dishes created by the ‘best of the best’ local chefs. There’s always something happening at ‘Eat Street’… a whole street of great food and live entertainment that will keep you and the family coming back for more!

For more info visit www.eatstreetmarkets.com


BRISSTYLE POP-UP MARKET
Saturday June 13 from 9am – 2pm // BrisStyle HQ, 24 Macquarie St, Teneriffe

Combining markets, fashion, vintage and crafty supplies de-stash, food, coffee and art. The BrisStyle HQ is set to come alive once again with their winter Pop Up Market. With over 30 stalls featuring some of your favourite BrisStyle Members. So grab a coffee from Mr Rush Cafe, a bite to eat from the food truck out the front and browse the original artworks in the Regional Arts House Gallery, enjoy the live music and sit back and enjoy this unique Market experience!

For more info visit www.brisstyle.com.au


THE MUMMY TREE MARKETS
Sunday June 14 from 9am – 1pm // Hockey QLD, 400-420 Lytton Rd (Off Col Gardner Dr), Morningside

These markets are a little bit different to what you may normally find… they are not second hand or lifestyle markets nor are they just a baby and children’s market. This ‘family boutique’ market provides beautiful high quality, unique products and services which are not mass produced or easily found in shops. Call your girlfriends, bring your husbands and the kids, and wander around the market.

For more info visit www.themummytreemarkets.com.au


ADVANCE SCREENING – INSIDE OUT
Sunday June 14 from 10.30am (check your nearest cinema location for details) // Event Cinemas

Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on inside their head? Come along to the Advance Screening of Disney Pixar’s new film ‘Inside Out’ and be taken on a journey that explores a world that everyone knows, but have never seen: Inside the Human Mind. Members tickets come with a free Inside Out mini figure (while stocks last!)

For more info visit www.eventcinemas.com.au


STEAM TRAIN SUNDAY
Sunday June 14 at 10.15am & 11.40am // Roma Street Station, Roma St, Brisbane City

All aboard! Travel through Brisbane on an historic steam train and relive the splendour of a bygone era. Pass through city stations and enjoy river crossings on your journey aboard vintage carriages.

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


MEET PIP LINCOLNE
Sunday June 14 from 11.30am – 12.30pm // Brisbane Square Library, 266 George St, Brisbane City

Australian blogger-crafter extraordinaire Pip Lincolne has delivered her ode to living a balanced, fulfilled life with her latest book Craft for the Soul – a step-by-step guide of practical ways to inject your life with creativity. Have you always wanted to be creative, but don’t know where to start? Join Kirsten Devitt from Each to Own as she chats with Pip about prioritising your own creativity, the importance of doing new things, finding inspiration and things that spark excitement and passion, being positive, creating routines, loving your work and much more. Books will be available for purchase on the day, or bring your copy from home for Pip to sign! Bookings required.

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


MASTER PARENT WORKSHOP – SKILL BUILDING IN MANAGEMENT OF ANGER
Tuesday June 16 from 9.30am – 1.30pm // ‘Soulspace’, 23 Parker St, Newmarket

Some children are ‘quick to anger’. They feel and act in the moment not thinking about the consequences of their angry actions. Parents may feel at a loss in managing their emotionally reactive child. This workshop provides parents with simple parenting strategies and clear guidance in teaching their child the skills to self-calm when faced with challenges and disappointments.

For more info visit www.masterinstitute.com.au


TODDLER TUESDAY
Tuesday June 16 from 10am – 10.45am & 11am – 11.45am // Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Pl, South Bank

In each popular Toddler Tuesday program, children engage with one focus Collection artwork. Incorporating specially designed games, storytelling, making and looking activities, Toddler Tuesday encourages toddlers, together with their parents and carers, to have fun while learning about art. Suitable for children aged 18 months to 4 years.

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


JAN POWER’S FARMERS MARKETS – BRISBANE CITY
Wednesday June 17 from 10am – 6pm // Queen St Mall, Bridge End, Brisbane City

If you’re are looking for fresh food and want to enjoy it with a beautiful Bay backdrop, then these Brisbane Markets in Manly are perfect! Located within the lush green beauty of Little Bayside Park – right on the water adjacent to the Manly Harbour. The Manly Farmers Markets is a vibrant mini-village selling all the usual seasonal farm fresh produce that everyone has known to love about the Jan Powers Farmers Markets. Tempt your taste buds with a delicious smoothie or a French delicacy, hot coffee. The Manly markets are a feast to cover all your senses.

For more info visit www.janpowersfarmersmarkets.com.au


LITTLE DAYS OUT – CHEEKY CHIMPS SOFT PLAY
Thursday June 18 from 9am – 1pm // Arbour View Cafe Lawns, South Bank Parklands, Little Stanley St, South Bank

Keeping the kids entertained just got a whole lot easier thanks to Little Days Out, South Bank’s new children’s program. Held in the South Bank Parklands every Thursday and Sunday, Little Days Out features a range of exciting kids’ activities that are free to attend. The activities change each month 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


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