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Brisbane City Council runs a range of classes, workshops, activities and events in Brisbane. Check out featured and free events, festivals, workshops, art exhibitions and classes, cultural events, local markets and more. You can also like our What's On Brisbane Facebook page to find some other great ideas and events happening around you.

BrisAsia Festival is just around the corner. From Saturday 10 February - Sunday 4 March 2018 join in on the BrisAsia celebrations with festivals, arts, culture, food and more.

Council also offers community events held in Brisbane to be published on our Facebook Community Events Calendar. Check the terms and conditions and event listing criteria and complete the submission form.

10 Feb - 4 Mar 2018

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia Festival showcases traditional and contemporary Asian arts and cultural events....

Various locations across Brisbane

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Cross training

Bookings essential. Resistance training using the park gym equipment plus high intensity interval training for weight loss and fitness....

Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Active and Healthy Challenge

Trail fitness adventure

Let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit by combining nature and running together. This program combines trail...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Pilates

Strengthen stabilising muscles of the core through abdominal exercises....

Bracken Ridge Reserve, Barrett Street, Bracken Ridge

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 8:30am

50 Plus: Pilates

Strengthen and stretch your body to help stay fit, improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. Get active and social at this Fifty...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Painting (introduction)

Bookings essential. Introduction to the skills and knowledge required to produce a painting....

Zillmere PCYC, Zillmere Road, Zillmere

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve...

Joe Bradfield Centre Park, Carina

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Pilates

Strengthen stabilising muscles of the core through abdominal exercises....

Kalinga Park, Kalinga

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Powerkids: Little Artists at Play

Join us every Tuesday, during the school term, on the Turbine Platform. In this space, anything is possible. Sessions run every 30 mins...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Yoga

Bookings essential. Gain flexibility and core strength, balance and relaxation through a supported yoga session....

Mt Gravatt PCYC, 90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 9:15am
Free

Boxing

A fun, high intensity boxing session in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Options are provided to help mums...

Lavarack Park, Camp Hill

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 10:00am

50 Plus: Art class - painting and drawing

Art Teacher Marie Clark has been teaching with the Centre for over  25 years and encourages people to extend themselves in reaching...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 10:00am

50 Plus: Square dancing

Square dance is a dance for four couples (eight dancers) arranged in a square, with one couple on each side, facing the middle of the...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Collage for adults

Join Les Kendall, Artist-in-Residence, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha to make your own collage from found objects in the botanic...

Mt Coot-tha Library

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 12:00pm

50 Plus: Art class - sculpture and printing

Using Hebel stone, a very soft workable medium the class carves three dimensional forms in both modern and traditional styles.

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 12:15pm

50 Plus: Indoor bowls

For those who like bowling and like to stay out of the sun.

Not specified

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

English conversation group

Our friendly and informal group meets at the library weekly (except during school holidays). Come along to make new friends and improve...

Sunnybank Hills Library

Tue 20 Feb 2018 • 3:00pm
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Make new friends and improve your...

Brisbane Square Library

Thu 22 Feb 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Homegrown herbs and spices

Join Linda Brennan from Ecobotanica as she shares her tips on the best herbs and spices to grow in the subtropics. Learn how to preserve,...

Mt Coot-tha Library

23 Feb - 25 Mar 2018

Brisbane Comedy Festival

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

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Fri 23 Feb 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Garden myth busters

This workshop examines a number of fallacies that have crept into gardening folklore, and asks participants to challenge some current...

Inala Library

Fri 23 Feb 2018 • 6:45pm
Booked out

Night Adventures

**BOOKED OUT** Enjoy a guided night walk and discover the wonders of the Raven Street Reserve after dark! Participants will walk 2 kms....

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

Fri 23 Feb 2018 • 7:30pm

Friday Night Sessions

Bella Gaia

Bella Gaia is a poetical musical journey around planet Earth, blending NASA science visualisations with cultural scenes from ancient...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Spend your Saturday morning at the Jan Powers Farmers Markets in front of the Brisbane Powerhouse....

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 9:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia World Wetlands Day Shorebirds Walk

Take a guided walk and learn about the epic journey our migratory shorebirds take as they fly from Siberia to the Yatsu Higata Tidelands...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Gardening with tropical epiphytes for beginners

Explore the fascinating world of tropical epiphytes and learn how to propagate and care for this beautiful group of plants, including...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Green is the new black

Indoor plants are back in vogue, but are you a serial indoor plant killer? Learn which plants are best suited to indoors and how to care...

Toowong Library

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Grow your own cuppa

Herbal teas are healthy and refreshing either hot or iced. But why buy tea bags when you can have the satisfaction of growing your own...

Bracken Ridge Library

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Lunar New Year Rooftop Party

Bringing together the best of Sunnybank’s New Year’s celebrations, this rooftop party features lion and dragon dancers, Asian art gallery...

Sunnybank Plaza, Corner Mains Road and McCullough Street, Sunnybank

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Kisaragi Sai

Experience the many facets of Japanese culture and society during Kisaragi Sai. Explore the intricate crafts of bonsai and ikebana and...

Roma Street Parkland

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 7:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Through the Mirror showcase

Asian and non-Asian artists merge from dance, film, music and visual art to collaborate with creative industry students. Supported...

South Bank Parklands

Sun 25 Feb 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 25 Feb 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sun 25 Feb 2018 • 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

Sun 25 Feb 2018 • 10:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Creatures of Shore, Sand and Sea

Come along to an interactive display where children will learn about marine life and the importance these animals play with migratory...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sun 25 Feb 2018 • 11:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Creatures of Shore, Sand and Sea

Come along to an interactive display where children will learn about marine life and the importance these animals play with migratory...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sun 25 Feb 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

That INSTA Life

Starting at Museum of Brisbane, learn Instagram aesthetics and tricks during a workshop with a master blogger....

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Tue 27 Feb 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Parissa Bouas

Multi-award winning songbird and dynamite performer, Parissa has toured the world and recorded 6 critically acclaimed albums with The...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

Fri 2 Mar 2018 • 6:30pm
Free

Movie in the Park - Cars 3

Come along to Council's free movie in the park - Cars 3. Bring your own chair, picnic blanket and basket. The movie will start at 6.30pm....

Shaftesbury Street Park, Tarragindi

Fri 2 Mar 2018 • 7:30pm

Friday Night Sessions

Bella Gaia

Bella Gaia is a poetical musical journey around planet Earth, blending NASA science visualisations with cultural scenes from ancient...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Sat 3 Mar 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Spend your Saturday morning at the Jan Powers Farmers Markets in front of the Brisbane Powerhouse....

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Sat 3 Mar 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Holi Festival of Colours

Dress in white for the Holi Festival of Colours at Rocks Riverside Park and be prepared to get dirty when the colour throwing begins....

Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

Sun 4 Mar 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 4 Mar 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sat 10 Mar 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Spend your Saturday morning at the Jan Powers Farmers Markets in front of the Brisbane Powerhouse....

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Sat 10 Mar 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Festival 2018

Songs from Our Suburbs - Southern Cross Voices

Songs from Our Suburbs will showcase the musical talents of more than 200 singers from across the city, Don't miss Southern Cross Voices...

Upper Mt Gravatt Progress Hall, Mount Gravatt

Sun 11 Mar 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 11 Mar 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

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