ST HILDA’S SCHOOL FETE AND ART SHOW
Sunday October 13 from 12pm ’til 7pm // St Hilda’s School, Southport
The St Hilda’s School Fete and Art Show is back next weekend promising loads of school fete fun, with twelve awesome rides, great stalls and classic carnival food and drinks, live music and entertainment, their famous ‘Cent Auction’ – with prizes like Medland Orthodontics braces, a Louis Vuitton handbag, Apple products, a Marriott escape and more – and even a fireworks display! See the cake box decorations and taste the homemade jams and baked goods, or rifle through the wares on offer at the book stalls, jewellery, homewares and handbags stalls and the massive second-hand uniform sale. Delicious food and drinks include churros, potato swirls and sliders, along with grub from Big D’s BBQ, the Boarders’ Parents Kebab Stall, yummy Japanese and Korean cuisine and loads more. Then, enjoy the musical stylings of DJ Connor, year six student Izellah Connelly – who is set to perform her new single, ‘Unbeatable’ – and musical numbers by the St Hilda’s and TSS bands and ensembles.
XRACE GOLD COAST // THE FAMILY RACE
Saturday October 13 from 9am ‘til 12pm // Broadwater Parklands, Southport
Listen up, Gold Coast! XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and 6-14-year-olds race together, locate and complete ten mystery challenges. Race against the clock and all of the other family teams to be crowned XRACE champion, in challenges designed to strengthen family bonds and deliver bucket-loads of self-esteem to kids.
ARTLAB // VINTAGE FILM PHOTOGRAPHY WITH AARON CHAPMAN
Saturday October 13 at 1pm // HOTA, Surfers Paradise
Experiment in taking photos with the cameras that came before digital and smartphones in this event by HOTA. Gold Coast artist Aaron Chapman will show kids a parallel world where people shoot on film and develop them in photo labs – imagine! Discover fun ways to combine analogue and digital photography, with lo-fi toy cameras available to be used as well as the option to bring along your own film-friendly camera.
FAST AND LUDICROUS
Saturday October 13 from 3pm ‘til 6pm // Oxenford Coomera Youth Centre, Oxenford
It’s a race like no other – it’s the ‘Fast and Ludicrous’ wheelie bin race, and it’s back with a vengeance. Expect high action, low speed, wheelie-bin racing when participants from all over the region take on the official 386.5m outdoor racing track, as well as free family entertainment, food, music and side attractions.
MOVIES UNDER THE STARS // BIG HERO 6
Saturday October 13 from 4.30pm // Robina State High School, Robina
What better way to spend an evening than outdoors watching a movie under the stars? Enjoy watching Hiro and his team of high-tech heroes uncover the mysteries of San Fransokyo under the stars, while also taking advantage of the selection of food trucks and interactive kids fun.
MOVIE WORLD // FRIGHT NIGHTS
Friday October 12 & Saturday October 13 // Movie World, Oxenford
Mazes, terror tours and panic rooms, oh my! When darkness falls, Movie World transforms into the most scream-tasticly scary spot on the Gold Coast – VR experiences, petrifying precincts and more will have you screaming more than a turn on the Superman Escape.
HEAL.ED TRIBE ANNUAL HIGH TEA
Sunday October 14 from 10:30am ‘til 2:30pm // At Stella’s, Mudgeeraba
Join Heal.ed Tribe as they raise awareness and develop understanding around teenage mental health concerns at their Annual High Tea/ Brunch at the panoramic ‘At Stella’s’. Enjoy champagne on arrival, a delicious array of treats, talented local artists and great guest speakers, including Megan from Heal.ed tribe and Gail Warwick, renowned local spiritual healer and psychic medium.
XRACE BRISBANE // THE FAMILY RACE
Sunday October 14 from 9am ‘til 12pm // 7th Brigade Park, Chermside
Don’t worry, Brisbanites – there’s an XRACE event for you too! XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and 6-14-year-olds race together, locate and complete ten mystery challenges. Race against the clock and all of the other family teams to be crowned XRACE champion, in challenges designed to strengthen family bonds and deliver bucket-loads of self-esteem to kids.
Sunday October 14 from 11am ‘til 6pm // Spencer Park, Newmarket
For more than ten years, Festitalia has aimed to promote the richness of the Italian cultural heritage by celebrating the contributions of Italian people and culture to Queensland. Bringing vibrancy and dynamism to the urban fabric of Brisbane’s cultural and social lifestyle, Festitalia promises a day jam-packed with the best Italian food, drink and entertainment that Brisbane has to offer.
BRICKMAN AWESOME EXHIBITION
Now thru to Sunday October 14 // Dreamworld, Coomera
School holidays just got a bit more awesome with the ultimate Dreamworld experience – the new Brickman Awesome LEGO® brick exhibition – now open! The dedicated interactive display contains 39 exclusive LEGO® brick models, totalling more than 2 million bricks and clocking up over 5,000 hours of build-time.
EXHIBITION // BRISTOPIA
Now thru to Sunday October 14 // East Gallery, Museum of Brisbane
BRISTOPIA blends interactive technology with whimsical illustrations by Megan McKean in a playful installation that places community at the heart of our city and seeks to inspire the dreamer in us all. Immerse yourself in the animated Brisbane cityscape, create your own BRISTOPIA and email it to friends and family, and add your voice to the collaborative sticker wall.
CLUB FUNK // MOVE AND GROOVE
Monday October 15 at 10.30am // Paradise Point Parklands, Paradise Point
Casual, social and fun, Move and Groove is designed for parents and kids to get their groove on together! Lead your child by example – and embrace your own inner child at the same time – as you bond with your toddler. Bookings aren’t required, just come as you please!
AMERICAN EXPRESS OPENAIR CINEMAS // THE BREAKFAST CLUB
Wednesday October 17 at 6pm // Rainforest Green, South Bank
It’s a cult classic for a reason! Enjoy date night at South Bank watching the ultimate 80s classic, ‘The Breakfast Club’, while eating yummy food and indulging in Häagen-Dazs ice cream under the stars. There’s no better way to see a movie than at the Openair Cinemas!
MEDIBANK FEEL GOOD PROGRAM // MUMS AND BUBS
Wednesday October 17 from 9.15am ‘til 10am // Little Stanley Street Lawns, South Bank Parklands
Come along with your bub for a free specialised post-natal class that focuses on helping you to rebuild strength after pregnancy and delivery. The Medibank Feel Good program offer a range of free fitness classes in the South Bank Parklands, designed to help Brisbanites get out and active.
Now thru to Sunday October 21 // Valley Metro, Fortitude Valley
The pop-up museum designed with sweet lovers in mind is back, promising to make your childhood dreams come true with a huge grown-up ball pit, a fairy floss room, a sherbet-filled rainbow bridge, a ‘press for confetti’ button and so, so much more! It’s the ultimate sugar high for kids and adults alike.
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