AFL // ROUND 8
Thursday July 23 thru to Sunday July 26 // Metricon Stadium, Carrara & The Gabba, Woolloongabba
While we feel for our Victorian friends, we are excited to play host to a bevvy of footy games up here over the next few months. This weekend, catch the Suns facing off against the Western Bulldogs or the Lions playing Melbourne at Metricon, or North Melbourne playing Carlton at the Gabba.
LITTLE FRIENDS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM CLOSES
Closes Friday July 24 // Online via Friends with Dignity
Round seven of Friends with Dignity’s Little Friends scholarship program closes Friday, July 24, which awards bi-annual monetary scholarships to children Australia-wide who have faced, or are facing, domestic family violence. You can also donate to this worthwhile cause.
GOLD COAST EXPO
Friday July 24 thru to Sunday July 26 // Aquis Park (Gold Coast Turf Club), Bundall
If you’re looking to view and compare the latest caravans, camper trailers, 4×4’s, motorhomes, boats, fishing gear, accessories, holidays, tourism information and lots more, don’t miss the 2020 Gold Coast Expo.
PAINT WITH PEPPA
Saturday July 25, at 10am // Online with Cork & Chroma
Join the one and only Peppa Pig For some family art fun as your little piggies learn how to paint! Your family can paint a picture of Peppa herself jumping in muddy puddles via an unmissable live online art session with Cork & Chroma.
FAMILY FOREST WALK
Saturday July 25, from 10am until 11am // Kurawatha Forest Reserve, Kurawatha
Enjoy a fun and engaging guided walk along the stroller-friendly 1.2km Ironbark track at Karawatha Forest. Parents, grandparents and carers can relax and learn with the littles ones while volunteer guides share their knowledge of local flora and fauna along the way during this family-friendly adventure.
PARTY IN THE PARK
Sunday July 26, from 11.30am // HOTA, Surfers Paradise
Consider your Sunday arvo sorted. Get your friends and family together twice a month for a Party in the Park with gigs from great bands, a sausage sizzle and some quality family time. This weekend, don’t miss New Wave Brass Band Bullhorn.
NEW OPENING HOURS AT CURRUMBIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Thursday thru to Sunday, from 9am until 4pm // Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Currumbin
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is back in business with exciting new opening hours, meaning you can now enjoy the open-air safe haven – for animals and humans – and some of their most popular encounters and experiences from 9am until 4pm, Thursday thru to Sunday.
MUSEUM OF BRISBANE // THE STORYTELLERS
Open now // Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City
Uncover Brisbane’s histories, myths and tales as told by the best storytellers our city has to offer! Enjoy an immersive and interactive experience combining historical objects, artworks, and written and narrated histories to share Brisbane’s many identities.
VILLAGE ROADSHOW THEME PARKS
Open now // Sea World, Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild, Paradise Country & Australian Outback Spectacular
Your favourite theme parks are open now, and there is so much to see and do. Don’t miss the Yogi Bear 4-D Experience or the Warner Brothers Studio Showcase at Movie World, the Vortex coming soon to Sea World or the Marmoset Monkeys at Paradise Country.
ON YOUR BIKE!
Are your kids BMX mad? Get them out on the track at one of the many BMX locations in Logan! Check out this video for a look at the brand-new Tudor Park bike tracks. Looking for more tracks? Try the Doug Larsen BMX freestyle and skate park at Beenleigh, Demeio Park cycle safety circuit at Marsden, Underwood Park at Priestdale or Waller Park at Browns Plains.
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