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Apr06

Community Pizza Night

On the first Saturday of each month, we fire up the wood fired oven that stands proudly in our community garden for a night of family fun, feasting and fellowship.
Build your own pizza and then cook it in our pizza oven.
Come and join us for some great food, lots of laughter and conversation.

Organisation: Faith Works Uniting Community
Location: 260 Cavendish Rd Coorparoo
Date/Time: 5:30PM - 7:00PM between the 2nd and 4th of May
Website: http://www.faithworks-uc.com.au/pizza_night.asp
Contact Name: Rev Neil Storey
Contact Email: info@faithworks-uc.com.au
Phone:

Community

Apr18

2019 Easter Convention

Looking for a great day out over the Easter Weekend, then why not bring the family along to the 61st Mt Tamborine Convention, Easter Convention.

We are privileged to have Rev Dr. Richard Gibson, Principal of Brisbane School of Theology and David Fowler from Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students expound the Scriptures to us over Easter 2019!

Our Easter Convention is an event for the whole family with programs catering for all age groups. Where else would you want to go over Easter to have as much family fun as you can, while learning more about God and His word and connecting with others?

Organisation: Mt Tamborine Conference Centre
Location: 237 Beacon Road Mt Tamborine
Date/Time: 8:30AM - 9:00PM between the 18th and 22nd of April
Website: https://www.mtcc.org.au
Contact Name: Vivien Barton
Contact Email: bookings@mtcc.org.au
Phone: 07 5545 1419

Easter

Apr19

Bribie Island Church of Christ Good Friday Service

Come join with us as we celebrate our Good Friday Service together. All are welcome.

Organisation: Bribie Island Church of Christ
Location: Foley Street, Bongaree, Bribie Island 4507
Date/Time: 8:30AM - 9:30AM on the 19th of April
Website: https://www.bicofc.blogspot.com.au
Contact Name: Margaret Ford
Contact Email: johnmargford@bigpond.com
Phone: 488322748

Easter

Apr19

Crosses on The Hill, Good Friday Service

The Crosses on theHill is an ecumenical service run by the combined churches of the Mount Walker, Rosewood area. It has now been running for 22 years and has continued to grow each year. Approximately 800 people attend and enjoy an open air service in front of three crosses which are erected on Palm Sunday and lit up each night for the week leading up to Easter.
The guest speaker this year is Tim McMenamin, the General Manager of Church and Community Engagement, Churches of Christ, Queensland.

Organisation: Churches together, Mt Walker/Rosewood
Location: Corner Eder Brothers Road & Rosewood-Warrill View Road, Coleyville.
Date/Time: 9:30AM - 12:00PM on the 19th of April
Website:
Contact Name: Norm Kerle
Contact Email: normsandrakerle@bigpond.com.au
Phone: 0427640540

Easter

Apr19

John Paul College – Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross at College

The John Paul College Ecumenical Way of the Cross service on Good Friday is a community event designed to explain Jesus’ life before, during and after his death. It involves visiting 14 stations of the cross around the College while listening to Bible readings.

Christian songs will be played and people are encouraged to sing along from a printed program.

Volunteers will re-enact Jesus carrying the cross.

The Stations of the Cross will be on Friday, April 19 beginning and ending at the College’s Markwell Carpark, north end of John Paul Drive, Daisy Hill. The service will run from 10.00 am to 11.00 am. Hats and walking shoes are recommended.

Organisation: John Paul College
Location: John Paul Drive, Daisy Hill 4127
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM on the 19th of April
Website: http://www.johnpaulcollege.com.au
Contact Name: Stephen Ward
Contact Email: marketing@jpc.qld.edu.au
Phone: 07 3826 3333

Easter

Apr19

North Brisbane Easter Festival 2019

North Brisbane Easter Festival is a yearly, free, family-fun festival. With an Easter egg hunt, inflatables, food trucks, photo booth, chai tent, graffiti wall, petting zoo, live music, games competitions and more, join us for heaps of fun this Easter!

Organisation: Youth With A Mission Brisbane
Location: Wests Mitchelton RLFC, 20 Prospect Rd, Mitchelton QLD 4053
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 7:00PM between the 19th and 20th of April
Website: https://www.ywambrisbane.com/nbef
Contact Name: Valentine Simonin
Contact Email: valentine@ywambrisbane.com
Phone:

Festival

Apr19

Colour Weave Collaboration

Add your own weave to our collaborative artwork installation for a fun creative experience the whole family will enjoy.

Inspired by the designs and pattern making techniques in The Designers’ Guide: Easton Pearson Archive, this paper weaving project enables all ages to connect and share in the joy of making.

All ages.

Organisation: Museum of Brisbane
Location: Level 3, City Hall, King George Square
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM between 2019-04-06 and 2019-04-22
Website: https://www.museumofbrisbane.com.au/whats-on/colour-weave-collaboration/
Contact Name: Katharine
Contact Email: info@museumofbrisbane.com.au
Phone: 3339 0800

School Holidays

Apr19

Writing Frday at Queensland Writers Centre

Writers write.
Tomatoes time.
At the Queensland Writers Centre we want our members writing every day.
We understand that it can be hard. Life gets in the way. It’s full of disruptions, competing priorities, and procrastination. The thing is, setting the habit of sitting down and writing every day is the only way to sustain a career as a writer.
We invite you to come to our workshop room, pick a desk, take a seat and write. Finish over four hours of uninterrupted writing in the home of writing: Queensland Writers Centre at the State Library of Queensland.
Hurry while spaces last!

Organisation: Queensland Writers Centre
Location: QWC Workshop Room Level 2 State Library of Queensland Stanley Place Brisbane, QLD 4101
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM between 2019-05-03 and 2019-06-28
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/writing-friday-at-queensland-writers-centre-tickets-54510568578
Contact Name: Queensland Writers Centre
Contact Email: admin@qldwriters.org.au
Phone: 0738429922

Community

Apr19

Prayer Labyrinth

St Johns Lutheran Church at Corinda is installing a Labyrinth in the church for 2 days on Friday April 19th (Good Friday) from noon till 8.30pm and Saturday April 20th 10.00am – 8.30pm . This is a FREE event . A prayer walk labyrinth provides a metaphor model for a Christian life journey as we face many turns we did not expect in our search for a quiet centre. On reaching the centre of the prayer labyrinth, we can rest, pray, or experience a new meaning to “being centred”. Does this sound interesting, yet familiar to you? We encourage you to experience it.

Organisation: St Johns Lutheran Church
Location: St Johns Lutheran Church Clewely Street Corinda
Date/Time: 11:00AM - 8:00PM on the 19th of April
Website:
Contact Name: Stuart Betlem
Contact Email: stuart@integritytravel.com.au
Phone: 0737149111

Easter

Apr19

Passover with Shane Willard

We’re so excited to have Shane Willard with us at Emerge Church for a very special Passover meal. With two sessions available at 2PM & 6PM, full kids provision at both sessions, a fully catered meal and a powerful passover message, it’ll be a Good Friday experience to remember. For full details and to register click the link.

Organisation: Emerge Church
Location: Emerge Church, 1 Coorparoo Rd, Warner, 4500
Date/Time: 2:00PM - 8:00PM on the 19th of April
Website: https://emergechurch.life/passover-meal-with-shane-willard
Contact Name: Jacinta Funnell
Contact Email: office@emergechurch.com.au
Phone: 32645805

Easter

Apr20

St Johns Church Labyrinth

St Johns Lutheran Church at Corinda is installing a Labyrinth in the church for 2 days on Friday April 19th (Good Friday) from noon till 8.30pm and Saturday April 20th 10.00am – 8.30pm . This is a FREE event . A prayer walk labyrinth provides a metaphor model for a Christian life journey as we face many turns we did not expect in our search for a quiet centre. On reaching the centre of the prayer labyrinth, we can rest, pray, or experience a new meaning to “being centred”. Does this sound interesting, yet familiar to you? We encourage you to experience it.

Organisation: St Johns Lutheran Church
Location: St Johns Lutheran Church Clewely Street Corinda
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 8:30PM on the 20th of April
Website: https://www.stjohnscorinda.org.au/
Contact Name: Stuart Betlem
Contact Email: stuart@integritytravel.com.au
Phone: 0737149111

Easter

Apr21

Easter Sunday with Shane Willard at Emerge Church

Easter services at Emerge Church are more than a tradition. It’s a time for us to come together to celebrate all God has done to give us new life, hope, and a future. We’d love for you to bring your family, friends, and neighbours and join us for our special Easter services.

We’ve Shane Willard with us for a powerful Easter message, inspiring worship and a few surprises. We’d love you to join us at our Redcliffe location (9AM) or at our Warner location (10AM).

Organisation: Emerge Church
Location: 1 Coorparoo Rd, Warner, 4500 / 3 Plume Street, Redclife, 4020
Date/Time: 9:00AM - 11:30AM on the 21st of April
Website: https://emergechurch.life/easter-2019
Contact Name: Jacinta Funnell
Contact Email: office@emergechurch.com.au
Phone: 07 3264 5805

Easter

Apr21

Bribie Island Church of Christ Easter Sunday Service

Come and join us as we celebrate our Easter Sunday Service. All welcome.

Organisation: Bribie Island Church of Christ
Location: Foley Street, Bongaree, Bribie Island 4507
Date/Time: 9:30AM - 10:30AM on the 21st of April
Website: https://www.bicofc.blogspot.com.au
Contact Name: Margaret Ford
Contact Email: johnmargford@bigpond.com
Phone: 488322748

Easter

Apr21

Easter on the Lawn

We’re celebrating Easter with a whole lot of fun for everyone!

FREE BBQ
FREE Live Music
FREE Jumping Castles
FREE Face Painting

And you can get your coffee fix from The Park – Specialty Coffee!

Come and join in the fun. Everyone is welcome!

Organisation: Bray Park Community Church
Location: 10 Youngs Crossing Road
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM on the 21st of April
Website: https://www.bpcc.com.au
Contact Name: Emma Sunderland
Contact Email: office@bpcc.com.au
Phone: 738821989

Community

Apr21

2019 Easter Egg Hunt @ The Shed

Lots & lots of eggs are waiting to be found. Bring the kids and friends down on Sunday 21st of April for a great afternoon of family fun! A visit from Mr Bunny himself! Limited spots available, this will be a fantastic event where children 13 yrs and under will have the opportunity to take part in an exciting Easter Egg Hunt & enjoy getting their face painted, a jump on the jumping castles & a play with the animals in the Petting Zoo, LIVE music, food stalls & so much more!

Organisation: The Shed Australia Co
Location: 12 Ruatoka Court Burpengary Qld 4505
Date/Time: 2:00PM - 5:00PM on the 21st of April
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2219973958322765/
Contact Name: Cindy-Leigh Boske
Contact Email: info@theshedaustralia.com
Phone: 0438863059

Easter

Apr22

Redlands Easter Family Festival

The REFF is a free annual event to celebrate Easter and is hosted by local Churches.
The event is TOTALLY FREE – with free food (sausages, donuts, fairy floss, apples, sandwiches) – free drinks (hot and cold) – free entertainment on 2 stages – free rides – free jumping castles – free kids programs. Come and celebrate Easter with us! The Redlands Museum will open its’ doors with free entry also!

Organisation: Redlands Easter Family Festival
Location: Cleveland Showgrounds - Corner of Long and Smith Street
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM on the 22nd of April
Website: http://www.redlandschurches.org
Contact Name: John Van Dijk
Contact Email: johnw_vandijk@hotmail.com
Phone: 0419330003

Easter

Apr22

EASTER MONDAY FUNDAY

Easter Monday Fun Day is an event for the whole family. Come celebrate this special holiday, beginning with an Easter Egg Hunt at 2:30pm on the grassy church grounds, followed by Family Games at 3:00pm featuring all the old classics like the egg and spoon, and three legged races for adults and kids; tunnel ball, tug of war and more. The event features free face painting and jumping castle alongside market stalls for you to browse and buy from. A coffee van with cold drinks and bar-barque will be available for purchase as you enjoy fun for all the family.

Organisation: NEW BEITH BAPTIST CHURCH
Location: 112 Dungaree Drive New Beith
Date/Time: 2:30PM - 6:00PM on the 22nd of April
Website: https://www.facebook.com/NewBeithBaptistChurch/
Contact Name: Kirrily Littlefield
Contact Email: newbeithbaptist@gmail.com
Phone: 0417 060 117

Easter

Apr24

Declutter Support Group

Declutter Support Group meets fortnightly at Elimbah- near Caboolture, Glasshouse Mtns.
Wednesdays at 9.30 am ( no meetings during school holidays )
We are a friendly, NO FEES group.
Contact Janet by TEXT on 0402700238 or
email: jvv@iprimus.com.au
More information is given when you contact

Organisation: Declutter Support group
Location: Elimbah, 4516- if interested will give details.
Date/Time: 9:30AM - 10:45AM on the 24th of April
Website:
Contact Name: Janet
Contact Email: jvv@iprimus.com.au
Phone: 0402700238

Community

Apr26

Free Type 2 Diabetes Information Evening – For newly diagnosed and also for those who have been diagnosed years ago

Free event for all people living with Type 2 diabetes. For newly diagnosed and also for those who have been diagnosed years ago.

Friday 26th April 2019 6pm to 8pm
Fully catered.
Partners or support person also welcome.

Learn from health professionals!
Learn from other people living with Type 2 Diabetes!
Have your questions answered!
Learn tips and info to modify your lifestyle and gain better control of your diabetes.

Speakers: Dietician, Doctor, Podiatrist, Diabetes Educator

Limited seating. RSVP by calling Jill at our pharmacy 55800 429 or email coo.rx@nuchem.com.au

Organisation: Priceline Pharmacy Coomera
Location: Westfield Shopping Centre Coomera Community Hub Room (Park at Kmart end of the shopping centre then use the walkway between H&M and Universal Store to the outdoor area and follow the path to the end with the hub on your right).
Date/Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM on the 26th of April
Website:
Contact Name: Jill Assedjian
Contact Email: coo.rx@nuchem.com.au
Phone: 55 800 429

Information

Apr27

Autumn Fair

The Gap Uniting Church is having its Autumn Fair on Saturday April 27th, 10am till 3pm at the Church (1050 Waterworks Road). Come along and join in this great community and family event!

There will be Face Painting, a Jumping Castle, 2nd Hand Toys and Games for the kids. For adults we have 2nd Hand Clothes, Books, Puzzles, Gifts and Fantastic Plants! Don’t forget to grab one of our wonderful hamburgers or some of the home made cakes, pies, sweets and biscuits.

For more info contact The Gap UC Office on 3300 2712 or check our website – www.thegapuca.org.au
https://www.facebook.com/events/785825395115678/

Organisation: The Gap Uniting Church
Location: 1050 Waterworks Road, The Gap, Qld
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM on the 27th of April
Website: https://thegapuca.org.au/activities-and-events/local-community/autumn-fair/
Contact Name: Office Administrator
Contact Email: office@thegapuca.org.au
Phone: +61733002712

Fair

Apr27

Writing Historical Fiction workshop with Caylie Jeffery.

In 2017 Brisbane writer and educator Caylie Jeffery, became an accidental historian when she published a photograph of old documents discovered in her home, on social media. Unwittingly starting an online movement of a 1000 keen amateur historians to uncover the stories behind the documents, opening a world of local history.

Join Caylie as she shares the journey of the Under the Lino phenomenon and how she managed this collaborative community project, turning it into a crowd-funded, best selling, self-published book and popular blog. Caylie will provide you with the tools and the enthusiasm to create your own project.

Organisation: Queensland Writers centre
Location: QWC Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Date/Time: 10:30AM - 1:30PM on the 27th of April
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/queensland-writers-centre-11377472688
Contact Name: Queensland Writers Centre
Contact Email: admin@qldwriters.org.au
Phone: 0738429922

Workshop

Apr27

Big Skies Festival

BIG SKIES

Set on the stunning Jimbour Plains in Queensland’s Western Downs, Big Skies is an annual event celebrating the sights, tastes and unique experiences of the region. Lead by the iconic Dalby Picnic Races, and coming to a show-stopping pinnacle at the Day on the Plain rock concert, the Big Skies festival boasts an unrivalled events calendar. From tours and long lunches to camp oven feasts and an outdoor cinema, experience the Western Downs like a local and immerse yourself in an authentic rural experience.

Complete your ultimate Big Skies adventure by camping out at the grounds of Jimbour House, and take the time to explore where we call home.

Organisation: Western Downs Regional Council
Location: Jimbour Station, Jimbour East
Date/Time: 12:00PM - 5:00PM between the 27th of April and 5th of May
Website: https://www.bigskiesevents.com.au
Contact Name: Big Skies Team
Contact Email: big.skies@wdrc.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1300 268 624

Community

Apr27

Twilight Markets – Bridgeman Downs

Twilight Markets at Bridgeman Downs, Saturday 27 April, 5.00-9.00pm. Held at Bridgeman Baptist Community Church, 379 Albany Creek Road, Bridgeman Downs Q 4035. Buy Local, Great Eats, Live Music. 100 Market Stalls. Innovative, talented art and crafters, artists, photographers, designers and foodies. BBQ Eats, Fish & Chippery, Amigos, Ali Baba’s, Ice-Tea-It, Anchor Coffee, Kitchen Corner Cafe. Indoor / Outdoor Markets. Air conditioning inside. Free Entry, Free Parking. Incredibly popular local markets… not to be missed. Great friendly atmosphere. Everyone welcome. www.bridgeman.org.au

Organisation: Bridgeman Baptist Community Church
Location: 379 Albany Creek Road, Bridgeman Downs Qld 4035
Date/Time: 5:00PM - 9:00PM on the 27th of April
Website: https://www.bridgeman.org.au
Contact Name: Angela Parry
Contact Email: angela@bridgeman.org.au
Phone: 0424 040 817

Market

Apr28

Festival of Paradise

Free family focused event, live music, multicultural dancing, face painting, jumping castle, games and more. Children presentations and community wide art project! Come join us all welcome

Organisation: Bahai's of Moreton Bay Community
Location: John Scott Park Samford
Date/Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM on the 28th of April
Website:
Contact Name: Niccy Sogiannis
Contact Email: n.sogiannis@gmail.com
Phone: 0478018454

Festival

Apr28

Writing is Rewriting with Ally Blake

A mark of a good writer is knowing how to revise your work.
Does the thought of having at your work with a red pen physically hurt? Does the idea of editorial feedback bring you out in spots? How do you know when your book is actually at ‘the end’? In this workshop, Ally Blake will take you through the ins and outs of revising your book, self-editing, negotiating feedback from others and set you free with multiple methods revising so that you might hone your book into the best shape of its life.

Organisation: Queensland Writers Centre
Location: Queensland Writers Centre Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Date/Time: 10:30AM - 1:30PM on the 28th of April
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/queensland-writers-centre-11377472688
Contact Name: Queensland Writers Centre
Contact Email: admin@qldwriters.org.au
Phone: 0738429922

Community

Apr28

Tribute to Our Veterans

Guest speaker in the second of our Sunday Special Series will be Revd Charles Vesely, Senior Chaplain to 1st div Australian Army. Charles saw front line service in Timor Leste and Afghanistan. All welcome to hear Charles, Sing along with our choir and join us for a Fellowship Tea to follow.(ANZAC biscuits guaranteed)

Organisation: St David’s Uniting Church
Location: 68 Orange Grove Road Coopers Plains
Date/Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM on the 28th of April
Website: https://www.stdavidscp.unitingchurch.org.au
Contact Name: Robyn Solomon
Contact Email: stdavidscp@bigpond.com
Phone: 32743232

Community

May02

Pastors Morning – Elijah House in conjunction with Taringa Baptist & Kenmore Church of Christ

Elijah House Ministries Australia, in conjunction with Taringa Baptist Church and Kenmore Church of Christ have a special invite to Pastors to join us for a free presentation with guest speaker, Sandra Sellmer-Kersten.  Sandra is a gifted teacher focusing on inner healing and exploring how and why people can become stuck in life.

Pastor’s are able to attend the morning session on Thursday 2nd May, at Kenmore Church of Christ in Brisbane. With the focus on Pastors wanting to explore the message inner healing within their Church community.

Special lunch provided. Please visit the website to register your EOI.

Organisation: Elijah House Ministries Australia
Location: Kenmore Church of Church, 41 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore QLD 4069
Date/Time: 8:30AM - 12:45PM on the 2nd of May
Website: https://ehmaconferenceevents.com.au/expression-of-interest/
Contact Name: EHMA
Contact Email: info@elijahhouse.com.au
Phone: 07 5492 8588

Community

May03

John Paul College Mayfair

Mayfair is John Paul College’s major community event and has an anticipated attendance of over 3,000 people. This year, Mayfair was held on Friday 3 May from 3.00 pm – 8.00 pm.

This fantastic afternoon and evening is a cultural food fest with performances, entertainment and amusement rides. We have JPC’s Got Talent and our major raffle, The Great Wheelie Bin Grab with some amazing prizes.

The evening culminates in an amazing fireworks display.

Organisation: John Paul College
Location: John Paul Drive, Daisy Hill 4127
Date/Time: 3:00PM - 8:00PM on the 3rd of May
Website: http://www.jpc.qld.edu.au/community/mayfair/
Contact Name: Maree Bond
Contact Email: mayfair@jpc.qld.edu.au
Phone: 3826 3333

Fair

May04

Day on the Plain

DAY ON THE PLAIN

See legends of Aussie rock Jon Stevens, John Paul Young, Ross Wilson, Deni Hines and Pseudo Echo at the iconic Jimbour Station for the Day on the Plain rock concert, Saturday 4 May 2019. Join thousands of other music fans for great tunes, an open air bar and market lane behind a one-of-a-kind colonial mansion.

It’s the best of classic Aussie rock — west of the Great Divide.

Organisation: Western Downs Regional Council
Location: Jimbour Station, Jimbour East
Date/Time: 12:00PM - 11:45PM between the 4th and 5th of May
Website: https://www.bigskiesevents.com.au/pages/?ParentPageID=98&PageID=129
Contact Name: Big Skies Team
Contact Email: big.skies@wdrc.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1300 268 624

Community

May04

Mother’s Day Market

Support small local businesses this Mother’s Day at the Handmade Market.There will be over 40 stalls selling jewellery, clothing, cards, homewares, glassware, toys and lots more. Food trucks and refreshments available.

Organisation: Moggill State School P&C
Location: Moggill State School, 3417 Moggill Road, Moggill 4070
Date/Time: 1:00PM - 5:00PM on the 4th of May
Website:
Contact Name: Rebecca Butler
Contact Email: allabouthandmademarkets@gmail.com
Phone: 0420749533

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