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Brisbane City Council helps deliver more than 50,000 markets, festivals and events each year. Check out featured and free events, festivals, art exhibitions, workshops, fitness and well-being classes, cultural events, local markets and more. Like our What's On Brisbane Facebook page to find out about events, festivals and entertainment in our vibrant, creative city in your Facebook news feed.

Get ready - Brisbane's biggest festival of all things Asian is back! Head along to one of the many BrisAsia Festival events from Saturday 9 February to Sunday 3 March.

Council also publishes community events in Brisbane on our Facebook community events calendar. Check the terms and conditions and event listing criteria and complete the submission form to list an event.

21 Feb 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

Lawn bowls for beginners and experienced players

Learn the basics of Lawn Bowls under the guidance of experienced players. Come and enjoy this skillful and social sport for all fitness...

Grange Bowls Club, 79 Sellheim Street, Grange

22 Feb - 24 Mar 2019

Brisbane Comedy Festival

Comic musings, side-splitting stories and tear-inducing tales…...

Various locations

22 Feb 2019 • 6:00am
Free

Pilates

Pilates strengthens the core through flowing abdominal based movements.

Arthur Davis Park

22 Feb 2019 • 7:30am
Free

Tai Chi Qigong for healthy and active ageing

Energy exercises with the aim of improving strength, stability, mental and physical health and wellbeing....

Burnie Brae Park, Chermside, Burnie Brae Park, Kuran Street, Chermside

22 Feb 2019 • 7:30am
Free

Yoga

Hatha yoga suitable for beginners. Incorporating traditional flexibility, strength and meditative practice.

Pegg's Park, Moorooka

22 Feb 2019 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Yoga

An integration of several yoga practices, primarily body movement, traditionally known as postures or asanas. They serve to strengthen...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

22 Feb 2019 • 8:30am
Free

Tai Chi for balance, stability and healthy ageing

Good balance requires mental and physical fitness. This proven falls-prevention program is adapted for all levels of ability. A dynamic...

Keong Park, Stafford

22 Feb 2019 • 8:30am
Free

Tai Chi for balance, stability and healthy ageing

Good balance requires mental and physical fitness. This proven falls-prevention program is adapted for all levels of ability. A dynamic...

Newstead Park, Newstead

22 Feb 2019 • 9:00am

50 Plus: Bridge

The game of bridge has two main parts: the Bidding (also called the Auction) and the Play. You should learn the play first because it...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

22 Feb 2019 • 9:00am

Aqua aerobics

Get your body moving at this aqua aerobics class with Irina at Langlands Park Memorial Pool.

Langlands Park Memorial Pool, Stones Corner

22 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Fit'n'fifties mat pilates

Bring pilates into your weekly exercise program and feel the difference as you strengthen the deep core muscles to improve posture and...

Lang Park PCYC (Suncorp Stadium), 40 Castlemaine Street, Paddington

22 Feb 2019 • 9:55am

50 Plus: Zumba Gold

Physical activity is an important component of maintaining a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle, especially as you grow older. Regular...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

22 Feb 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Email skills one

Connect with family, friends and organisations using email. Learn how to create an email account, send and reply to emails, create...

Carindale Library

22 Feb 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Computer help (Cantonese)

Learn how to find your way around a Windows computer. Bring your computer questions to a group help session facilitated by library staff.

Sunnybank Hills Library

22 Feb 2019 • 11:00am

50 Plus: Line dancing

A choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

22 Feb 2019 • 11:00am
Free

Computer skills two for seniors

Now that you know how to use a keyboard and mouse, build on your skills by learning how to create basic Word documents, find useful...

Bulimba Library

22 Feb 2019 • 1:00pm

50 Plus: Musical Discords

Enjoy singing or playing a musical instrument or maybe recite poetry, tap dance or do a magic act. You will be among a group of friends...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

22 Feb 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Online safety and security basics for seniors

Feel safe and confident online by learning the basics of secure internet use. Learn how to protect yourself against viruses and malware,...

Mt Ommaney Library

22 Feb 2019 • 1:00pm
Free

Simple photo editing

Learn how to organise your photos, make simple changes to digital photos before printing and create photobooks. Bring your own photos or...

Wynnum Library

22 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Live in the library: Southbank Allstars

Comprised of TAFE migrant and refugee students and staff, the Allstars perform songs from all over the world and from different musical...

Brisbane Square Library

22 Feb 2019 • 5:00pm

John Butler Trio

John Butler Trio have announced a massive national tour. They will be joined by upcoming singer songwriter Stella Donnelly, as well as...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

22 Feb 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Wheely (G)

In an imaginary world where vehicles are the citizens, one underdog cabbie attempts to become king of the road in his hometown, Gasket...

Brisbane Square Library

22 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm
Booked out

BrisAsia Festival

Yatra Holi Sandhya

* This event has been sold out. *...

Queensland Multicultural Centre (QMC), 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

23 Feb 2019 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners (Inc)

Visit the Mitchelton Library garden to help tend the citrus and herb garden. 

Mitchelton Library

23 Feb 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Grange Library Growers working bee

Visit Grange Library to help tend the citrus and herb garden and join in easy gardening tasks.

Grange Library

23 Feb 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Yoga back to nature

Reconnect with nature, relax, meet new people and enjoy yoga in the peaceful green surrounds of Karawatha Forest. Afterwards explore the...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

23 Feb 2019 • 9:00am

The Queensland Begonia Society Inc

Displays of several varieties of begonias for competition together with a massed display according to a particular theme for the year....

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

23 Feb 2019 • 9:30am
Free

From the ground up - building healthy soils

From the ground up is a four part workshop series on how to garden and grow plants sustainably. The methods and practices in the...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

23 Feb 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Get Into edible gardening

Do you want to start growing some of your own healthy, fresh and tasty food at home? Do you need tips on where to start, what to do and...

Inala Library

23 Feb 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Planning for abundance

Having a plan and knowing what to plant when, throughout the year is one fundamental key to successful gardening. Learn how to eat...

Corinda Library

23 Feb 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Sensational herbs

There are many reasons to grow herbs in your garden: as companion plants, for medicinal use and for the kitchen. Learn the secrets to...

Ashgrove Library

23 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia Festival Markets

Experience the revitalised Seven Hills Hub as it is transformed into an exotic bazzar. With Asian craft stalls, mouth watering fresh food...

Seven Hills Hub

23 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm
Free

Free Movie in the Park - "Mamma Mia ! Here We Go Again"

The movie to be screened is "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" (PG) and will commence at 6.30pm. So pack a picnic blanket or folding chairs,...

Bangalow Street Park (no. 192), Bridgeman Downs

23 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm

BrisAsia Festival

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan

BEMAC and Saikat Bhattacharya, invite you to a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the world’s number one sitar player Ustad Shahid...

Queensland Multicultural Centre (QMC), 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

23 Feb 2019 • 7:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

FIRESTORM: Asian and Intercultural Arts Fusion

Firestorm is an experimental display of sound, vision and movement. This special concert experience will showcase original multimode...

SunPAC, Macgregor

24 Feb 2019 • 8:30am
Cancelled

BrisAsia Festival

Nudgee Beach - Wetlands experience

***This event has been cancelled due to expected inclement weather*** Take a guided walk and learn about how amazing wetlands are and the...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

24 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Karawatha Forest

Did you know the Karawatha Forest is one of the largest areas of remnant bushland within our city? Learn about the local flora and fauna...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

24 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

World Kitchen: Vietnamese home cooking

Join Hannah as she presents her favourite Vietnamese family meals, including Goi Ga Bap Cai (chicken cabbage salad).

Garden City Library

26 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

The Barleyshakes

Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia, the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy,...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

26 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm
Booked out

BrisAsia Festival

JADE New World Collective

* This event has been booked out *...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

27 Feb 2019 • 10:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Get your Geek on!

With an exhilarating line up of games, animation, music and Esports, Get your Geek On is back for its second season....

University of Queensland, Union Building (building 21), St Lucia

27 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Yirringa Yunupinu

Rising from the musical melting pot of Yirrkala in East Arnhem Land, Yirringa Yunupingu is an exciting new talent. On the cusp of...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

28 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Maquia where the promised flower blooms (MA)

The lorph people live for centuries, spending their days weaving a special cloth which serves as a chronicle of the passing of time....

Garden City Library

1 Mar 2019 • 9:30am

BrisAsia Festival

Symposium: Belonging

Belonging, is an intimate and thought-provoking day designed to inspire and connect individuals passionate about the drive for cultural...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

1 Mar 2019 • 3:00pm
Open

Cycling Brisbane In Your Neighbourhood: Kedron Brook Bikeway

Cycling Brisbane's is coming to Kedron Brook Bikeway from March to June to help more people use the path to get to places locally. Come...

79 Evelyn St, Grange QLD 4051

1 Mar 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Maquia - Where the Promised Flower Blooms (MA)

The lorph people live for centuries, spending their days weaving a special cloth which serves as a chronical of the passing of time....

Brisbane Square Library

1 Mar 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Musicbox Showcase: BrisAsia Sound

BrisAsia Sound returns to QPAC’s Green Jam this year with an eclectic line-up of Asian-Australian performers! Enjoy The QUBE Effect 2018...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

2 Mar 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Brisbane Holi - Festival of Colours

Holi is an awe-inspiring event that promises to be fun for all ages. Festival of Colours traditionally is about new beginnings and...

Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

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