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SUPANOVA COMIC CON
Friday November 8 thru to Sunday November 10 // BCEC, South Bank

The welcoming home of Australia’s pop culture fandom since 2000, Supanova is the place to express your inner geek. Expect comics, sci-fi, fantasy, anime, gaming, nostalgia and literature, all under one roof.

www.supanova.com.au 


THE FINDERS KEEPERS
Friday November 8 thru to Sunday November 10 // Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills

Australia’s leading design market – featuring the work of independent makers from all over the country – is back on in Brisbane this weekend. Featuring fresh talent and debut stalls, with dedicated food and beverage stalls, live music, a bar, fresh coffee and food trucks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

www.thefinderskeepers.com 


ARTLAB // HAND STITCHING FOR KIDS
Saturday November 9, at 10am & 1pm // HOTA, Surfers Paradise

Hand sew like a pro with a simple beginner’s piece – perfect for those just starting out. Session One (10am) will feature felt bags with stitches that won’t cause you stress and teach you the trick of threading a needle, while Session Two will have you creating free-form stitching in a mindful and expressive way.

www.hota.com.au


STRENGTH IN MOTHERHOOD
Saturday November 9 // Open House, West End

Raise much needed funds and awareness about birth trauma at the Australian Birth Trauma Association’s first fundraising event! With well-known Brisbane artists auctioning off their pieces, you’ll probably return home with a special purchase, too.

www.birthtrauma.org.au


CHRISTMAS SHOPPING WEEKEND
Saturday November 9 & Sunday November 10 // Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Broadbeach

‘Tis the season to get shopping, and Pacific Fair is the place to do it! Not only will they have hundreds of exclusive offers centre-wide, but you can catch Santa’s arrival and plenty of other awesome activities throughout the weekend.

www.pacificfair.com.au/christmas-shopping-weekend


TEDDY BEARS PICNIC & STORYTIME
Monday November 11, from 10am ‘til 10.30am // Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (Outdoor Picnic Area), Broadbeach

Join library staff for a FREE interactive morning session of stories, songs, rhymes, puppets and fun with complimentary picnic mats provided. Don’t forget to bring your favourite bear and stuffed animal.

www.pacificfair.com.au 


WORLD KINDNESS DAY
Wednesday November 13 // Everywhere!

A day created to look beyond ourselves, beyond the boundaries of our country, beyond our culture, our race, our religion, and focus on empathy and understanding. On this day, we’re working on being kinder to our fellow citizens – and the world.

www.kindness.com.au


DRACULA AT DARK
Wednesday November 13, from 6pm ‘til 7pm // Holland Park Library, Holland Park

Come dressed in your vampire best to celebrate the birthday of Bram Stoker, author of Dracula. Sink your teeth into fangtastic trivia and games in the pursuit of winning the Transylvania Cup and other prizes. You’ll be stoked!

www.brisbane.qld.gov.au


RUSSIAN RESURRECTION FILM FESTIVAL
Now thru to Wednesday November 13 // Event Cinemas, Brisbane City & Pacific Fair

From big-budget action blockbusters, to razor sharp female-led comedy and edge-of-your seat thrillers, the Russian Resurrection Film Festival returns, bringing with it a smorgasbord of the very best new Russian cinema.

www.russianresurrection.com 


MEDIBANK FEEL GOOD SERIES
Now thru to Saturday November 30 // South Bank Parklands & Queens Gardens, Brisbane

Brisbane’s favourite free fitness series, the Medibank Feel Good Program has returned to South Bank Parklands and Queens Gardens with an array of classes perfect to get mums (and dads!) in shape and feeling great, for free.

www.visitbrisbane.com.au


On the lookout for more family-friendly fun around Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Byron Bay? Check out our full list of calendar events here…

NOVEMBER CALENDAR

For all of the best family-friendly events going on this week and all month long in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Byron Bay, check out what we’ve got on the calendar!

Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au

NOVEMBER MARKETS

Market mad? Check out our market calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art markets on this month in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!

Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au

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