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What’s On at Your Local Toowoomba Libraries

28 March, 2018 - 31 December, 2023
Queensland Australia
Free
reading at the library

The Toowoomba Regional Council has activities and programs for all age groups that are run throughout the year across their libraries. With fun programs like story time, computer classes, language classes for adults, and many more! Find out more on […]

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What’s On at Your Local Sunshine Coast Libraries

28 March, 2018 - 28 March, 2025
Queensland Australia
Free

The Sunshine Coast Council has activities and programs for all age groups that are run throughout the year across their libraries. With fun programs like storytime, tech help, rhyme time, book sales, trivia, and many more! Find out more on […]

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City Hall Clock Tower Tours | Brisbane City

27 April, 2019 - 31 December, 2025
Museum of Brisbane, Lvl 3, City Hall,
Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia
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Free
City Hall Clock Tower Tours

Enjoy the old-world charm of our Clock Tower tours. Step into the original 1930s hand-operated lift, travel past the Art Deco-styled clock face to arrive at the final, 64m-high platform for a bird’s-eye view of the city. There is a […]

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SparkLab – Sciencentre | South Brisbane

28 April, 2019 - 31 December, 2021
Sciencentre, Corner of Grey & Melbourne Streets,
South Bank, QLD 4101 Australia
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Sparklab

In line with Stage 2 of Queensland Government’s COVID-safe Roadmap to recovery, they have made some changes to the way they do things and introduced new health and safety measures to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit.  Ignite […]

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What’s on at Your Local Ipswich Libraries

4 March, 2020 - 31 December, 2023
Queensland Australia
FREE
Ipswich Libraries

Discover a great book.  Experience some amazing technology.  Find peace and space to relax. The City of Ipswich Council has activities and programs for all age groups that are run throughout the year across their libraries. With fun programs like […]

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What’s on at Your Local Brisbane Libraries

4 March, 2020 - 31 December, 2023
Queensland Australia
FREE
Brisbane Library

Brisbane City Council is dedicated to a liveable city, creating more leisure options and better facilities and venues for all ages to enjoy. Council libraries provide a wide range of services including book clubs, reading programs, computer training, events and […]

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What’s on at Your Local Gold Coast Libraries

4 March, 2020 - 31 December, 2023
FREE
Gold Coast Library

The City of Gold Coast Council has activities and programs for all age groups that are run throughout the year across their libraries. With fun programs like story time, computer classes, language classes for adults, and many more! Find out […]

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Discounted Parking School Holidays | NO CODE NEEDED!

1 June - 31 December

Secure a Spot – Brisbane CBD and South Bank Parking Families Magazine has partnered with Secure Parking so we have the inside scoop on how to get a discounted parking spot. The trick is that you have to book online […]

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Colour – See the World in a New Light | Ipswich

12 June - 31 August
Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place (Nicholas Street)
Ipswich, QLD 4305 Australia
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Colour - See the World in a New Light

See colour as you’ve never seen it before! Is your yellow the same as mine? How do pixels and paint differ? Have you ever wanted to see UV light like an insect? Visit the Room of Missing Colours and hear […]

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QPAC – Art Online

5 July - 30 September
QPAC - Art Online

Even though they can’t welcome you to QPAC at the moment, they can still bring together some of the most amazing art and artists from around the world. In almost every country artists and creatives are singing, reading, drawing and […]

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Scavenger Hunt at Queensland Museum

5 July - 31 August
Queensland Museum, Corner Grey Street and Melbourne Street
South Bank, Queensland 4101 Australia
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Scavenger Hunt at Queensland Museum

Explore the museum with this buzzworthy scavenger hunt to find trinkets and treasures you might not have seen before around the museum. You'll explore our exhibitions and halls as you search for items in their collection: Discovery Centre Wild State […]

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How Cities Work | Ipswich

7 July - 5 October
The Workshops Rail Museum, North Street, North Ipswich
Ipswich, Qld Australia
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How cities work

Explore the city inside and out, top to bottom in a whole new way! From sewers to skyscrapers, this interactive exhibition reveals the secret workings of the city. Peek inside buildings, duck underground, and explore the streets to find out […]

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Now is the Time | South Bank

7 August, 2020 - 26 January, 2021
Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct
South Bank, Queensland 4101 Australia
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Now is the Time

Raquel Ormella invites children to speak up about climate change and the environment in her upcoming exhibition at the Children’s Art Centre. Children can design a protest t-shirt, create a poster and cast a vote for what they care about. Now […]

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EKKA at The Kooralbyn Valley | Kooralbyn

14 August
The Kooralbyn Valley, 1 Routley Drive
Kooralbyn, Queensland 4285 Australia
The Kooralbyn Valley Country Ekka Package

If you're like us and suffering from MAJOR Ekka withdrawals the team at The Kooralbyn Valley has got you covered. Their Country Farm Experience, just over an hours drive from Brisbane, includes animal feeding, billy tea, whip cracking and boomerang […]

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Minibeasts | Redcliffe

14 August
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until 29 November, 2020

Redcliffe Museum, 75 Anzac Avenue
Redcliffe, Queensland 4020 Australia
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Minibeasts

Minibeasts at the Redcliffe Museum is a FREE interactive exhibit highlighting the spectacular realm of insects and celebrating all things that creep, crawl, wriggle, squirm, buzz and flutter!   Enjoy a myriad of fun interactive activities including, examining and classifying […]

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Mini Beasts Illuminating Sculptures | Robina

14 August
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until 28 August, 2020

Robina Town Centre, Robina Town Centre Drive (off Robina Parkway), Robina
Gold Coast, QLD 4230 Australia
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Mini Beasts Robina

Mini Beasts have crawled, jumped, and glided into Robina Town Centre! A hybrid between nature and technology, ‘Mini Beasts’ is a FREE collection of beautifully curated insects with bodies bejeweled in lights, colourful textiles, and equipped with sensory and audio […]

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LEGO® Art Exhibition | Brisbane

14 August
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until 27 August, 2020

Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street
New Farm, QLD Australia
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Lego Art Exhibition

Calling all LEGO® fans! LEGO® has just announced the exciting launch of a new adult focussed creative range, LEGO® Art. To celebrate they have collaborated with one of Australia’s most recognised street artists, Sofles (Russell Fenn), to create a four-metre […]

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Waller Park Family Fun Fair | Browns Plains

14 August
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One event on 15 August, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on 16 August, 2020 at 12:00 am

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Waller Park Family Fun Fair web

Waller Park Family Fun Fair is returning to Browns Plains this year. We have emailed and called the organisers and are waiting to hear back to get more details. We can confirm there will be rides including dodgem cars, showbags, […]

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7:00 am

EKKA Virtual Animal Nursery | Online

14 August @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until 16 August, 2020

EKKA 2020 360 BABY

The spirit of the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) will be kept alive this year with a reimagined version set to bring a taste of some of Ekka’s unique traditions, following the cancellation of Queensland’s largest event due to COVID-19. Join […]

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9:00 am

The Soul Nook Collective Ekka Holiday Celebration | Marburg

14 August @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Soul Nook Collective, 89-93 Queen Street
Marburg, Queensland 4346 Australia
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The Soul Nook Collective

The team at The Soul Nook Collective wants your family to grab a picnic rug and spend the show public holiday at their place enjoying live music, food trucks and workshops. Famous for their boho styled picnics, the eclectic Marburg […]

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Fun Fit Play 1st Birthday Celebrations | Wynumm

14 August @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 15 August, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on 16 August, 2020 at 9:00 am

Fun Fit Play, 89 Bay Terrace
Wynnum, Queensland 4178 Australia
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Fun Fit Play Wynnum

The team at Fun Fit Play Wynnum has chosen the Ekka long weekend to hold their belated first birthday celebrations and you're invited! Showbags, giveaways and dagwood dogs will be on sale to add to the carnival atmosphere! There's something for […]

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9:30 am

Snow4Kids Festival | South Bank

14 August @ 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until 30 August, 2020

South Bank, Cultural Forecourt
South Bank, Qld 4101 Australia
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Snow4Kids Festival | South Bank

❄️☃️❄️Snow-M-G!❄️☃️❄️ SNOW4KIDS is back and here to stay! Snow4Kids are absolutely ecstatic to announce that Snow4Kids will be back at the South Bank Piazza for the 2020 July and August weekends. The snowtastic fun will kick of on the 17th […]

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10:00 am

ArtVo Illusions | Robina

14 August @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 31 August, 2020

Robina Town Centre, Robina Town Centre Drive (off Robina Parkway), Robina
Gold Coast, QLD 4230 Australia
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ArtVo Vortex

The Ekka may be cancelled, but family fun is still high on the agenda at ArtVo Illusions this long weekend. The Gold Coast’s largest ‘trick-art gallery’ is offering a special deal for the month of August, where Kids Enter for FREE […]

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10:30 am

Mt Gravatt Fun Fair | Mt Gravatt

14 August @ 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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One event on 14 August, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on 15 August, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on 16 August, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on 20 August, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on 21 August, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on 22 August, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on 23 August, 2020 at 10:30 am

Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, 1644 Logan Road,
Mt Gravatt, QLD Australia
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Mt Gravatt Fun Fair August 2020

How does a mini Ekka just 15km from the Brisbane CBD sound? The Mt Gravatt Fun Fair will include all the Ekka essentials including rides, a Sideshow Alley, show bags, and good old fashioned show food including strawberry sundaes. Yum!   […]

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11:00 am

Tastes of Ekka Drive Thru | Brisbane Showgrounds

14 August @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until 16 August, 2020

Brisbane Showgrounds Bowen Hills, Qld 4006 Australia + Google Map
Tastes of Ekka Drive Thru

Get excited! The Ekka has opened a Drive-Thru serving up our favourite Ekka treats! Drive on down to Sideshow Alley (entry via O'Connell Terrace) from August 7-16 between 11 am - 7 pm to get your hands on freshly made […]

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QLD State Fair | Jimboomba

14 August @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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One event on 14 August, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on 15 August, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on 16 August, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on 21 August, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on 22 August, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on 23 August, 2020 at 11:00 am

Jimboomba, Cnr of Mt Lindesay Highway & Johanna Street
Jimboomba, Queensland 4280 Australia
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QLD State Fair 2

The QLD State Fair is being held in Jimboomba over two weekends with a huge selection of quality rides you'd usually enjoy at the Ekka including: Dodgems | Wheel of OZ | The Break Dance | The Freak Out | […]

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Crazy Day | Cleveland

14 August @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cleveland Central, 91 Middle Street
Cleveland, Queensland 4163 Australia
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Crazy Day Cleveland web

To celebrate the show holiday Cleveland Central is hosting a special Crazy Day event featuring stiltwalkers, acrobats, and more. Don’t miss out on the fun – book your spot to get your custom caricature and have your fortune told by […]

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7:30 pm

SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert | South Brisbane

14 August @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 22 August, 2020

QPAC, Corner Grey Street and Melbourne Street
South Bank, Queensland 4101 Australia
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SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert

In 2020, Australia’s leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, will enter its fourth decade with a powerful new contemporary program, SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert. Curated by Bangarra Artistic Director, Stephen Page […]

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