Saturday February 18 thru to Sunday April 9 // The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Main Gallery, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise

Exclusive to Gold Coast City Gallery, Signs of the Time is an exhibition of street art by world-renowned, national and local artists. The exhibition will feature works from urban art megastars including Banksy’s Nola (White Rain), Bambi, Britain’s best-known female street artist, and her iconic Amy Winehouse portrait Amy Jade and more! In addition to the main gallery exhibition, the foyer gallery will feature an ‘urban laneway’ showcasing original street art commissioned by Gold Coast City Gallery, of national and local urban artists. Signs of the Time will extend beyond the gallery walls with a range of events including art, dance and skate workshops, live demonstrations, art battles, live music and wrap-up street party.

For more info visit www.theartscentregc.com.au

Saturday February 18 from 9am – 12pm // King’s Christian College, 68 Gemvale Rd, Reedy Creek

Discover the keys to a flying start at school with King’s Christian College. The first six years of a child’s life are fundamentally important. They form the foundation for future learning, development and growth. Join in at King’s Early Learning Information & Open Morning and find out how you can help and support your child during these exciting years. Free child minding available for this event (children aged 2+), in their Noah’s Ark Early Learning Centre.

For more info visit www.kingscollege.qld.edu.au

Saturday February 18 & Sunday February 19 // Various locations, Event Cinemas

Relive the magic of the most loved Princess stories with the Disney Princess Film Festival, screening each weekend from 18th February – 12th March. The timeless, enchanting Princess stories whisk us away to magical worlds full of adventure, where no tower is too tall and no beast too beastly to keep you from achieving your dreams. The festival opens with the newest of these tales, the beautiful re-imagining of Cinderella; and then the fun filled Rapunzel in Tangled; the classic, yet timeless Sleeping Beauty and finishes with one of the most loved films, The Little Mermaid. The festival is the perfect morning out for your little Prince or Princess, with colouring and activities pre-film.

For more info visit www.eventcinemas.com.au

Sunday February 19 from 8am – 12pm // Vintage Espresso, 1/43 Alfred St, Mermaid Beach

Vintage Espresso will be serving a range of concoctions including Nitro coffee, Cold Drip, filters and siphons this Sunday. Customers can explore a variety of different origins and gain some insight into coffee’s journey from crop to cappuccino. Plenty of caffeine and prizes to give away, come along and taste the fun!

For more info visit www.vintageespresso.com.au

Sunday February 19 from 9am – 3pm // Fabic Centre, Suite 34 Worongary Town Centre, 1 Mudgeeraba Rd, Worongary

Tanya Curtis, Senior Behaviour Specialist, will introduce a simple yet practical program supporting understanding and changing behaviour which she has introduced and been developing at Fabic Behaviour Specialist Centre since 2006. The Body Life Skills program is a simple 3-step process that brings a practical and effective science to the art of changing those pesky unwanted behaviour patterns used by yourself or any other person.

For more info visit www.fabic.com.au

Sunday February 19 from 12pm – 4pm // Burleigh Heads SLSC, Cnr Goodwin Tce & Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads

Make a date for a cure this Valentine’s Day weekend and put the hilarity in charity with hundreds of other half-naked or fancy-dressed runners taking to the streets in celebration of their fundraising for the Children’s Tumour Foundation. Be part of something great and join in with Cupid’s Undie Run at Burleigh Heads SLSC, followed by a fun-run along the beach.

For more info visit www.cupidsundierun.com.au

Sunday Feburary 19th at 3.40pm // Broadbeach Sports Club, Ord Minnett Oval, Merrimac

Get close to the action at the 2017 JLT Community Series and see your favourite AFL players and new recruits on show. Come along, wear your colours and see all the action unfold, closer than ever before. The JLT Community Series will be visiting communities all over Australia, footy is back and the Broadbeach Cats Australian Football Club is excited to host the Gold Coast Suns v Brisbane Lions this weekend! Parking is available in surrounding streets, along with a drop off zone at the field. Food and beverage will be available for purchase around the ground, and no own food or beverage will be allowed into the event. Tickets are available both online and at the gate. It will be plenty of fun for the whole family.

For more info visit www.facebook.com

Monday February 20 from 10.30am – 11.30am // Pilates & Co, 2017 Gold Coast Hwy, Miami

You will love the friendly vibe of the Pilates & Co studio that is fully equipped with 10 elite Stott Reformers along with Cadillac, Stability Chair & Barrel. Their Pilates props are all top of the line quality so that you always get more out of each session. The Mums & Bubs group reformer class is limited to 5 participants, and bubs must be under 6 months.

For more info visit www.pilatesandco.com.au

Wednesday February 22 at 9.30am // The Woodland Play Park, Robina Town Centre, Level 3 (opposite Crema Espresso), Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina

Now that the older kids are back at school, Ani the Kreative Fairy is settled in at Robina Town Centre to keep the little ones entertained with Story Rhyme Time at The Woodland Play Park. The indoor play space is completely free to experience and the perfect pit stop where you can sit, relax and recharge with a delicious cup of coffee and free Wi-Fi, while your kids explore all the spectacles that the wondrous woodland realm has to offer. Bookings not required, simply show up and enjoy.

For more info visit www.robinatowncentre.com.au

Now thru to Sunday February 26 // Surfers Paradise Foreshore, Surfers Paradise

The 2017 Sand Safari Arts Festival takes centre stage on the sands and streets of Surfers Paradise this summer when the precinct hosts its annual celebration of sand and sea-inspired art from February 10 to 26. From mesmerising flying squid to oversized sea anemones and hanging jellyfish, Surfers Paradise is guaranteed to be truly octo-pied throughout the month! Sand Safari is an interactive event with an array of free and fun activities for families and children including sand art and workshops on the beachfront.

For more info visit www.surfersparadise.com

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