Friday July 22

National Pyjama Day is all about wearing your best bedtime attire to help The Pyjama Foundation raise much-needed awareness and funds for children in foster care. So gather around your friends, colleagues, students and family and be a part of Australia’s largest Pyjama Party!

For more info visit www.thepyjamafoundation.com

Friday July 22 from 9am – 12pm // The Lake Cabarita, 2/8 Willow Ave, Cabarita

A morning out with a beautiful morning tea, vendors, raffle and a little pampering – all whilst supporting The Family Centre. Tickets are $20 and bookings are appreciated!

For more info visit www.facebook.com

Saturday July 23 from 8am – 1pm // Surfers Paradise State School, Via Roma, 42 St Andrews Ave, Isle of Capri

Isle of Capri Markets is a showcase for everything locally produced and/or designed, grown and made in Northern NSW and South East QLD. It’s a holistic market that offers something for everyone from free yoga at 9.30am to jumping castles, pony rides, free kids activities plus Bubble Soccer as well as a fantastic craft workshop. There’s beautiful fashion and accessories for women and children and stunning homewares, health products and consultation, antiques and collectibles, alongside food and drink vans and tents that offer delicious and healthy food options for breakfast, lunch and brunch. Pick up your spray-free fruit and veg and A-grade seafood fresh from the trawler. Bring your pooch along for a bit of fun at our dog corner for special treats and cute pooch winter apparel plus an all-natural dog-wash. Take a morning out to indulge and enjoy laid back music and a wonderful village atmosphere.

For more info visit www.isleofcaprimarkets.com.au

Saturday July 23 from 9am – 1pm // Beach end of Kelly Ave, North Burleigh

Never planted a dune plant before? Well here’s your chance! Come on down to BeachCare and lend a helping hand. Keep your eyes peeled for any beach litter and help remove some weeds. Activities are suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes otherwise you won’t be able to help out. Equipment and light refreshments will be provided, remember to bring a water bottle and wear sun smart clothing.

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

Saturday July 23 from 2pm – 6pm // Bond University, 14 University Dr, Robina

Bond University’s Twilight Open Day is your chance to start asking questions and to get excited about your future with the university of now. We encourage you to get involved in the many exciting activities on offer including our faculty specific presentations designed to help you decide if Bond is the right university for you and of course meet the people who could make a lasting difference in your life!

For more info visit www.bond.edu.au

Saturday July 23 at 2.10pm // Metricon Stadium, Nerang-Broadbeach Rd, Carrara

Pokemon Go fans get excited- the GC SUNS will be hosting a Pokemon GO event at Metricon Stadium this Saturday before the Round 18 clash against Fremantle! There is a PokeStop at Metricon Stadium, which will have a lure attached for 2 hours straight! The lure will be on from 12:15pm to centre bounce, then again at half time and for 30 minutes post-match!

For more info visit www.goldcoastfc.com.au

Tuesday July 26 from 9.30am – 10.30am // Pacific Coast Christian School, 3 Acacia St, Tweed Heads

Open Days provide a valuable opportunity to explore the School, chat with students and staff and sample the Pacific Coast’s culture and community. All interested families are warmly encouraged to visit Pacific Coast on these days.

For more info visit www.pacificcoast.nsw.edu.au

Friday July 29 from 10.30am – 12pm // Southport Branch Library, Cnr Garden & Lawson St’s, Southport

This series of cooking workshops is designed to help you understand how to make wholesome, healthy and delicious meals using a variety of seasonal and nutritious wholefoods. Each workshop is run by a qualified nutrition specialist who will teach you how to cook your way to good health using fresh ingredients and show you how to rediscover the joy of cooking.

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

Friday July 29 thru to Sunday July 31 // Marymount College, Doyle Centre, 261 – 283 Reedy Creek Rd, Burleigh Waters

Marymount College and Primary School announce an impressive artist line-up for the upcoming Marymount Art Show. This year, renowned local based artists Robyn Sweaney, Barbara Zarletti and Sharon Whittle will headline the show with works both on display and available for purchase. Marymount welcomes Tracy Cooper-Lavery, Gold Coast City Gallery Director, as this year’s guest judge.

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

What’s on in Byron Bay and surrounds? Check out some tips from our friends at Byron4Kids // www.byron4kids.com.au


Friday July 22 thru to Sunday July 24 from 10am // North Byron Parklands, Yelgun

Splendour in the Grass is on this weekend but that doesn’t mean the mums and dads have to miss out on all the fun. Exciting for children…. relaxing for parents… There is an entire field allocated to families and little festival goers. Little Splendour Children’s Festival is in a fully fenced and secured area designed exclusively for parents and little people to relax, play and unleash their creative spirit. There is a separate play area for the little ones which includes a park, large sandpit, music garden, a story telling tipi with character visits from fairies, pirates and princesses. There is a littlies jumping castle and an art and craft zone called the Artie Fartie Partie. There is also a Big Kidz Zone with sports and games, a pirate ship jumping castle and giant board games. During the day there will be a program of arts, craft, music, dance and active workshops for all ages to enjoy.

For more info visit www.byron4kids.com.au


Sunday July 24 from 9am to 3pm // Bangalow Showgrounds, Bangalow

Covered by a canopy of shady trees, this market boasts delicious food samples to try, beautiful wares to capture the imagination, roving entertainment and activities for kids and live music and entertainment. It is a wonderful way to spend a Sunday morning and/or lunch and enjoy the fare this historic town has to offer.

For more info visit www.bangalowmarket.com.au

What’s happening on the market scene, you ask? Check out our July calendar for all of the coolest markets in South East QLD // www.havenmagazine.com.au


haven hub events presents… ‘BAD MOMS’. Are you secretly a bad mom that loves to add a little bit of naughty fun to her week? Then join the haven ladies for a fabulous night at the flicks // www.havenmagazine.com.au



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