Community Events Noticeboard
Discover church and not-for-profit community events from across Brisbane.
Brisbane Scavenger Hunt: Brisbane’s Perfect Recipe
You may have wondered, what’s Brisbane’s secret recipe for creating such an amazing city? Come with us and find out! Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today! Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity that anyone can enjoy. Lace-up your walking shoes and get ready to experience the city like you never have before. Snap pics, race against the clock, and put your navigation skills to the test as you wander at your own pace. No reservations, no tour guides, and fun for all ages.
Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Join a New Web-Based Program
The T2Diet Study is a new online 16-week program, designed to support adults with type 2 diabetes to improve blood sugar levels and health.
We’re seeking adults between 40-89 years, with non-insulin dependent type 2 diabetes and a recent HbA1c test equal to or above 7.0%, to join the study.
The cost to participate is free.
The program is provided to you online so you can enjoy it from home, so please get involved in this new important research.
For full study info, visit: https://T2DietStudy.com.au/details
*This study has received Deakin University ethics approval (reference number: 2020-349).
Monster Book Sale
Monster Book Sale – 20,000 books for sale.
Rare books, fiction, non-fiction something for everyone. Off street parking & EFTPOS facilities.
Monday 14 June until Saturday 19 June 9am – 5pm. Thursday 5pm – 7pm sausage sizzle & wine, Saturday 9am – 1pm coffee cart. Wonderful raffle prizes, with first prize being a weekend away in a penthouse at Kingscliff.
Open Day St Johns Lutheran Church Kindergarten Eight Mile Plains
Dear Families and friends you are invited to Open day at St John’s Lutheran Church Kindergarten , which is co-located on the grounds of St John’s Lutheran Church. The Kindergarten commenced operation in 1976 and has been open for 48 years. Open day is a morning where we can meet future , past and present Students and admire the natural beautiful learning space for future generations.
You can now enroll your child for 2022 and waiting list for future years!
Free sausage sizzle and animal farm.
Counterpoint’s Winter Concert
It’s our first concert of 2021!
Counterpoint is a small vocal ensemble based on Brisbane’s Northside who specialise in a cappella (unaccompanied) singing. We will be presenting a varied program from classical to jazz and everything in between. Come and join us for a fun afternoon of singing by the seaside.
Tickets available online only through https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=758770&
A free domestic violence & coercive control workshop (morning tea & lunch provided)
Everyone is welcome (adult only event)
When: Saturday June 26th – 9am to 2pm
Where: Access Outreach – 6/10 Aminya St. (Cnr Arura St.), Mansfield
(On street parking available)
R.S.V.P. to Russell Witham 0415 467 137 or Carol Dale ale 0411 369 840
Morningside Bush Dance
Try different kinds of folk and social dances, including English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, European, Scandinavian, American Contra, Old Time Dances.
Enjoy the music and dances of jigs, reels, polkas, waltzes, schottisches, varsoviennas and mazurkas.
Music is provided by a live band, and a light afternoon tea rounds off the afternoon.
Dances are held on the 4th Saturday afternoon of each month, February through November.
Cost: Adults: $10 Children under 12 years: Free of charge
Reverse Garbage QLD School Holiday Workshops
Reverse Garbage Queensland Co-op will be running eco art workshops from Monday the 28th of June to Tuesday the 6th of July. We’ve brought back some of our favourites plus introduced a couple of fresh themes into the mix. Choose from:
Sock Puppet Crafts: Learn to Hand Sew … Out of this World Flying Machines … Build Your Own Emergency Service Toys … Build My Body … Honey Bees Eco Art … Pocket Monsters
Workshops are $20 per child (plus a small booking fee). Book 2 or more kids and receive a 10% discount on your order. Children under 7 or with special needs must be accompanied by an adult. Parents and carers are free.
We’re selling our tickets through Humanitix. All profits made from their booking fees will go towards Yalari – Educating and Empowering Indigenous Children.
Yalari is a not-for-profit organisation that offers quality, secondary education scholarships at leading Australian boarding schools for Indigenous children from regional, rural and remote communities.
Edward and Richard: The True Story of the Princes in the Tower
AD 1483. Edward and Richard, the eldest sons of the late King Edward IV, have been arrested and imprisoned in the Tower of London. Their mother, Elizabeth Woodville (Susan Ellis), fears for her life. She was once Queen of England; now, she has fled with her daughters to Westminster Abbey. The Usurper’s gaze is fixed upon her final destruction.
Opera meets psychological horror in Alexander Voltz’s “whodunit” retelling of history’s eeriest mystery. Michelle Carey directs an all-star Brisbane cast as Bradley Voltz leads from the piano. ‘Edward and Richard: The True Story of the Princes in the Tower’ is not to be missed.
2 NIGHTS ONLY
Tuesday 29 June 8pm
Wednesday 30 June 8pm
With foyer bars open from 7:15pm
General Admission: $30.00
Noah – Musical Theatre
A modern, Australian musical inspired by a biblical classic. Written and directed by Phil Halpin, this original story and soundtrack will have you kickin’ your heels up as you are transported into the lives of a small, outback Australian town through the magic of musical theatre. Performed by the talented Jafa Performance Group, this brilliant production will delight both young and old.
National Pyjama Day 2021
SAVE THE DATE… The comfiest day of the year is coming!
National Pyjama Day is all about wearing your favourite pair of PJ’s to help The Pyjama Foundation raise much-needed awareness and funds for children in foster care.
With the money raised from National Pyjama Day, you’ll be helping us offer learning skills to more than 1000 children, fund educational resources and help provide stable, positive relationships.
The process is easy: simply register your interest to receive your FREE Pyjama Day host kit. Your host kit will be filled with everything you need to plan, promote and organise your event. Then set up your fundraising page, drum up some donations, and get to planning your event.
Events are totally flexible and can be run anytime throughout the months of July and August. You don’t even have to hold a physical event – once you’ve set up your fundraising page, the world is your oyster! Do something bold in your PJs and ask your friends to donate – it’s as easy at that!
Make sure you take some pics of your event and tag us using the hashtag #InMyPJs to be featured on our page and in our Annual Report!
There are more than 48,000 children in Foster Care in Australia. Many of these children have missed out on stable, positive and healthy family relationships and stable schooling. More than one quarter (25.6%) of children in care report having problems at school that they have been unable to get help with. The most common unresolved problem is with their schoolwork (43.6%). We need YOUR help to reduce these statistics.
And by supporting National Pyjama Day, you will be doing just that! Whether you’re wearing your tracky-dacks, jimmy-jams, onesies, snuggies, or ugg boots, we guarantee this will be your comfiest fundraising adventure yet!
REGISTER HERE TODAY: www.nationalpyjamaday.com
TRun for research with the Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park!
Lace up your sneakers for the Main Event on Sunday 25 July or the Virtual Event from Saturday 17-31 July 2021.
There’s a distance for everyone to run (or walk) for research from Half Marathon, 10km, 5km, 2.5km and even Family Challenge Obstacle Course. Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park is known for its hilly (but manageable) course and incredible supportive community and spirit. After your run, cool down and stretch in our new recovery area.
Make a whole day out of it too – there’s plenty of food, refreshments and stalls to enjoy as you take a walk through the park2park mall. Register now for a family-friendly day out while supporting local research!
Strawberry Sundae Community Superhero – Ekka Show
The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation are looking for individuals who are ready to step up to community superhero status and join us to help prepare those iconic Strawberry Sundaes at this years EKKA.
Not only will you be viewed as a community superstar, but you’ll also receive perks including a complimentary Strawberry Sundae.
Register your interest here (https://tpchfoundation.rosterfy.com.au/register) and join The Common Good, powering medical discoveries one scoop at a time.
Registrations open Friday 21st May.
A Night at the Theatre
A Night at the Theatre 2021 – what’s your story? Enjoy the stellar performances of Years 7-12 Drama students and Shakfest team!
Doors open at 6.30pm, with the show starting at 7pm. Eden Eats will be open and selling snacks, drinks and coffee.
All tickets $5 and available via Eventbrite.
Redlands College: Class of 2001 & Class of 2011 Reunion
Redlands College Cohorts of 2001 and 2011 are invited to join us for their reunion!
Alumni and their families are invited to the College campus on Saturday 28 August 2021 to celebrate together.
The event will include:
Afternoon tea and cutting of the reunion cake in the new College Heart precinct.
A tour of the College campus with the Principal (Dr Andrew Johnson)
The opportunity to attend the College’s annual FUSION Arts Festival that includes visual art displays, performances and food vendors.
The formal part of the afternoon will conclude by 5 pm. Alumni often use the reunion as an opportunity to arrange an evening meal together following the campus visit.
DigiMarCon Asia Pacific 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference
DigiMarCon Asia Pacific 2021 is your chance to …
– Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing, media and advertising industry.
– Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level.
– Network with thought leaders, collaborate with your peers and build your professional network.
The 6th annual DigiMarCon Asia Pacific, the Premier Virtual Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference in Asia Pacific will be held September 15th to 16th, 2021, available live stream and on-demand. Join your peers online for 2-days jam packed with digital marketing best practices, latest trends, practical solutions, strategy and networking.
Immerse yourself in topics like digital strategy, programmatic advertising, web experience management, usability / design, mobile marketing & retargeting, customer engagement, user acquisition, social media marketing, targeting & optimization, video marketing, data science & big data, web analytics & A/B testing, email marketing, content marketing, conversion rate optimization, search engine optimization, paid search marketing, geo-targeting, predictive analysis & attribution, growth hacking, conversion rate optimization, growth marketing tools, marketing & sales automation, sustainable growth strategies, product marketing & UX / UI and much, much more!
At DigiMarCon Asia Pacific 2021, you will receive all the elements you need to achieve digital marketing success! Conventional thought will be challenged, new ways of thinking will emerge, and you will leave with your head, notebooks and professional toolkit full of action items and ideas to lead and supercharge your agency / team / account to even greater success.
Be a part of DigiMarCon Asia Pacific 2021 and discover how to thrive and succeed as a marketer in a rapidly evolving digital world.
See why people keep coming back year after year to this must-attend event! Register and secure your seat today.
For more details visit https://digimarconapac.com.