MINI BEASTS CRAWL INTO ROBINA
Friday July 31 thru to Friday August 28 // Robina Town Centre, Robina
Insect lovers, rejoice! Four giant illuminated sculptures – including an interactive Cicada, Neon Cuckoo Bee, Australian Swallowtail Butterfly and Australian Jumping Spider – are about to nest Robina. You’ll also be rewarded with a FREE Mini Beasts gift when you spend $30 at any of the Promenade restaurants.
RAW ART GARAGE SALE
Saturday August 1, from 7am until 11am // RAW Art Studio, West End
Get your hands on easels, furniture, art kits, bits and bobs and one giant snow leopard (of course) and say goodbye to RAW Art at the same time. Their unmissable garage sale is on this weekend, and it coincides with their very last day of opening.
THE VILLAGE MARKETS
Sunday August 2, from 8.30am until 1pm // Burleigh Heads State School, Burleigh Heads
The Village Markets are back, baby, and we couldn’t be more excited! Don’t miss out on stalls from local artisans, rack sales full of handmade and pre-loved goods, and mouthwatering food trucks to whet your appetite.
SOUND SOCIETY RETURNS
From Sunday August 2, from 11am until 2pm // Banyan Lawn, South Bank
Pull up a rug in Brisbane’s biggest sub-tropical backyard, relax and listen to smooth, jazzy tunes at The Sound Society. Grab a bite to eat at The Garden Room Cafe or a picnic hamper to go, and enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz and a delightful family day out.
PARTY IN THE PARK
Sunday August 2, from 11.30am // HOTA, Surfers Paradise
Gather your friends and family for HOTA’s Party in the Park, with gigs from great bands and a sausage sizzle to wrap up your weekend with live entertainment – this week, by New Wave Brass Band Bullhorn – and some quality family time.
GC SUNS V GWS GIANTS
Sunday August 2, at 3.35pm // Metricon Stadium, Carrara
Don’t miss the chance to see the SUNS face off against last year’s grand final runner ups, the GWS Giants. It’s just the latest in a string of games held at Metricon Stadium, so keep an eye out for other games being played here on the Gold Coast.
FIVE RULES FOR TEXTING/MESSAGING FOR TWEENS AND TEENS
Monday August 3, from 7pm // Online with Rebecca Sparrow
It seems like the moment you allow your tween or teen to start texting or messaging their friends – the dramas begin. Join Rebecca Sparrow for a 30-minute webinar covering five simple tips for having a more positive experience with texting and messaging.
Friday August 7 // GoMA, South Brisbane
GoMA is set to reopen with free timed-entry tickets, which means you and your fam can see new exhibitions, enjoy the Children’s Art Centre with Raquel Ormella‘s ‘Now is the Time’, explore the GoMA Store and so much more.
THE POWER OF GREAT NUTRITION
Friday August 7, from 9.30am until 11.30am // Quest Hotel, Robina
Join host Fe Taylor, Fitness Professional and Wholefood Coach and guest speaker, Ronaldo Fulleri, Naturopath and Nutritionist as they bring Nutrition to LIFE! Learn about signature foods, food prepping, simple and delicious recipes, meal planning and the POWER of eating well and supplementing well to live well. Ronaldo will be prepping food as he presents, and yes – there will be taste testing!
AND FOR THE ADULTS…
THE PINK FLAMINGO RE-OPENS
Saturday August 1 // The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub, Broadbeach
Hold onto your hats – the Pink Flamingo is re-opening on Saturday August 1! Tickets to the sexiest show on the Gold Coast are selling fast, meaning you don’t have long to lock in your next girls’ night. Hurry!