COOMERA COMMUNITY FAIR
Sunday May 27 from 10am – 3pm // Coomera Anglican College, 8 Days Rd, Upper Coomera
You are invited to you join in all the fun with a fantastic programme of activities for the whole family to enjoy including rides, side show alley, market stalls, art show, live entertainment, cupcake decorating competition, giant raffle, food stalls, hot and cold drinks and much more!
For more info visit www.cac.qld.edu.au
KOOL KIDS CARNIVAL // FREE FAMILY FUN DAY (WITH SPECIAL GUEST JUSTINE CLARKE)
Saturday May 26 from 10am – 1pm // Kool Kids, 4 Sir John Overall Dr, Helensvale
Children’s entertainer Justine Clarke will headline a week of family fun as part of the upcoming Kool Kids Carnival. The program offers something for everyone with the free Family Fun Days featuring performances by Justine Clarke, Peppa Pig and Hello Africa as well as face painting, jumping castles, yoga sessions and arts and craft. The free evening seminars provide an opportunity for parents to receive some handy hints from leading early childhood experts and behavioural specialists Dr Kristy Goodwin and Sandi Phoenix on everything from navigating your way through the new digital world through to taming toddler tantrums. A free child minding service will be provided at the evening seminars along with food and refreshments.
For more info visit www.koolkids.com.au
PARENTING FOR SOCIAL MEDIA // FREE COMMUNITY TALK
Saturday May 26 from 10am – 11am // Helensvale Library, Lindfield Rd & Sir John Overall Dr, Helensvale
Are you ripping your hair out trying to understand the many facets of parenting including social media? Discuss, explore and take home sanity tools to support you and your child to have a healthy relationship with social media with Dr Rachel Hall.
For more info contact (07) 5581 1625
THE SPIRIT OF CHURAKI & THE BREAK
Saturday May 26 from 6pm – 8pm // Outdoor Stage, HOTA, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise
The Spirit of Churaki and The Break return to HOTA riding the perfect wave between rocking surf tunes, laid back oceanic beats, beautiful ballads and the ancient sounds of Aboriginal language, all accompanied by spectacular moving and evocative visuals.
For more info visit www.hota.com.au
MONSTER MACHINERY DAY 2018
Sunday May 27 from 9am – 2pm // Broadwater Parklands, Marine Pde, Southport
The Broadwater Parklands will come alive with everything that digs, scoops, cleans and beeps with more than 50 vehicles on display to the public including excavators, graders, loaders, tip trucks, road sweepers, beach tractors, quad bikes and more. Bring the whole family along, slap on a hard hat and imagine yourself as a landscaper, lifeguard, beach cleaner, fence builder, dune protector or construction worker for the day. There will also be food stalls, live machinery demonstrations, free rides, and entertainment for kids of all ages.
For more info visit www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au
GOLD COAST COMMUNITY BALLET CLASSES
Sunday May 27 from 9.30am // HOTA, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise
If you are a dance student aged 2-17 years, join Queensland Ballet for ballet classes. These classes aren’t about how well you dance, they’re about having fun, making friends and learning more about ballet.
For more info visit www.hota.com.au
DUCK DUCK GOOSE FAMILY FUN DAY
Sunday May 27 from 10am // Various locations, Event Cinemas
Gather your flock to see the animated tale of Duck Duck Goose at the Special Sunday Family Day event at Event Cinemas. Two Ducklings, CHI and CHAO, seek the help of a headstrong young goose, Peng, when they are separated from their flock. They must learn to work together to survive, growing closer as they overcome the obstacles of their dangerous journey and finally learning to love one another, illustrating that families come in all sorts of shapes and sizes!
For more info visit www.eventcinemas.com.au
INTRO TO BLOCK PRINTING // KAT KALINDI WORKSHOP
Sunday May 27 from 2pm – 5pm // The Craft Parlour, 1059 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach
You’re encouraged to let go of perfectionism around here. Embrace the textures and marks that happen along the way. You’ll be working with Kat’s fun designs – including ‘all-seeing eyes’, mystic icons, cats, rainbows and other fun imagery. We’ll be using non-toxic eco-friendly inks in vibrant colours. This workshop is for all levels, even those with no design skills.
For more info visit www.thecraftparlour.com.au
SANCTUARY COVE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
Now thru to Sunday May 27 from 9am – 5pm // The Marine Village, Masthead Way, Sanctuary Cove
Get ready for the southern hemisphere’s most highly-anticipated marine event as it celebrates its 30th year inspiring new adventures and every marine dream. Your family will experience the next wave of industry innovation showcased over four days.
For more info visit www.sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au
SEEDLINGS PROGRAM // YOGA & AYURVEDIC FOOD
Wednesday May 30 from 9.30am – 10.30am // Worongary State School, Delta Cove Dr, Worongary
This new program offers a wide range of gardening, health and nutrition and wellbeing workshops at the school and connects into the amazing new community garden on offer at the school. Workshops vary each week and are great for kids their parents and local community members.
For more info call 0416 085 762 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday May 31 thru to Sunday June 3 from 8pm – 10pm // The Star Gold Coast, Casino Dr, Broadbeach
The New York, West End and international sensation STOMP is back, and it’s better than ever! Following sell-out previous seasons, STOMP heads to Australia with its unstoppable energy and ‘pure stage magic’. Its universal language of rhythm, theatre, comedy and dance has resonated with audiences throughout the world.
For more info visit www.star.com.au
GOLD COAST FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
Thursday May 31 thru to Sunday June 3 // Various locations, Gold Coast
The tables are set and the champagne is on ice…Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival returns for its third season in 2018! The Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival is the Gold Coast’s signature food and wine event. In past years the event has seen collaborations between exciting and innovative food destinations on the Gold Coast including the new night market based food mecca of NightQuarter, and the biggest names of the Gold Coast food scene. Check out our program to get your foodie fix!
For more info visit www.gcfoodandwine.com.au
FLICKS, FOOD & FUN PASS
Now thru to Tuesday July 31 // Centre-wide, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach
Enjoy a fun-filled, entertainment packed day and save up to $17! Priced at just $35 for Adults and $30 for Kids, you will enjoy a movie at Event Cinemas, a delicious meal deal at one of Pacific Fair’s restaurants and a game of Dodgem Cars and Laser Skirmish at iPlay!
For more info visit www.pacificfair.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