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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.

Diwali - Festival of Lights, lights up the city on Friday 26 October with bollywood dancing, delicious food and fun celebrations.

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.

1 Oct - 1 Dec 2018
Free

Medibank Feel Good Program

The Medibank Feel Good Program is a series of free fitness classes held in South Bank Parklands on the Little Stanley Street lawns....

South Bank Parklands

6 - 20 Oct 2018
Free

Flock

Flock, a temporary art installation produced by Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg, represents a flock of birds in flight over the...

Sandgate Foreshores Park, Sandgate

6 - 20 Oct 2018
Free

Flock

Flock, a temporary art installation produced by Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg, represents a flock of birds in flight over the...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

6 - 20 Oct 2018
Free

Flock

Flock, a temporary art installation produced by Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg, represents a flock of birds in flight over the...

Rose Bay, Esplanade, Manly

16 Oct 2018 • 9:00am

Music jam session

Bring together your skills on either voice, guitar, keyboard or drums to perform popular songs in a band. ...

Northgate Hall, Northgate

16 Oct 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

16 Oct 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

16 Oct 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Zumba Gold® fitness

Get active with great people at the Zumba Gold® workout for the young at heart! Ideal for all ages and anyone wanting a fun, simple and...

Old Inala Hall, Corner Rosemary and Abelia Streets, Inala

16 Oct 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Android help

Learn how to find answers to your Android device questions and share tips with others in a group help session facilitated by library...

Wynnum Library

16 Oct 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Online safety and security

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

Brisbane Square Library

16 Oct 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Social media basics

Learn about popular social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram. Discover how these websites help you...

Annerley Library

16 Oct 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Stretchband Pilates

A beginner to immediate pilates based workout using a stretchband specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body...

Cox Park, Lota

16 Oct 2018 • 11:00am

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance. Many...

Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda

16 Oct 2018 • 11:00am

CANCELLED - Aqua yoga


Carole Park Swim Centre, Corner Boundary Road and Waterford Road, Wacol

16 Oct 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Internet skills two

Build on your basic internet skills by learning search strategies, information evaluation techniques and exploring a range of interesting...

Carina Library

16 Oct 2018 • 11:30am

Zumba Gold®

Ditch the workout, join the party featuring rhythms and dance moves to Latin and international beats targeted to suit older participants...

The Centenary Community Hub, 171 Dandenong Road, Mt Ommaney

16 Oct 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

16 Oct 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Organ Concert: Albrecht Koch

Albrecht Koch, born in 1976 in Dresden, comes from the tradition of the Dresdner Kreuzchor. He studied sacred music and choral conducting...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

16 Oct 2018 • 12:00pm

Quick6 Golf

For the first time in history, St Lucia Golf Links is offering Quick6 Golf. If you are short of time, then this is the perfect chance to...

St Lucia Golf Links. St Lucia

16 Oct 2018 • 12:15pm

50 Plus: Indoor bowls

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

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

16 Oct 2018 • 12:30pm
Free

Guitar and drumming (introduction)

Learn basic chords and guitar strum patterns and play simple drum beats and rolls to produce rhythms....

Northgate Hall, Northgate

16 Oct 2018 • 12:30pm
Free

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

17 Oct 2018 • 6:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Library talk by Steve Parish

Join acclaimed photographer, Steve Parish (OAM), as he explores purpose in photography and how a connection to nature can enhance this...

Brisbane Square Library

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October...

Chandler Resource Recovery Centre, Chandler

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October...

Willawong Resource Recovery Centre, Willawong

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October...

Ferny Grove Resource Recovery Centre, Ferny Grove

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30am
Free

Free green waste tipping weekend

Get ready for storm season with free green waste tipping weekends at Council resource recovery centres on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October...

Nudgee Resource Recovery Centre, Nudgee

20 Oct 2018 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

20 Oct 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Brisbane Tomato Festival

Celebrate growing and cooking with heirloom tomatoes. This inaugural event will be presented by the Friends of Brisbane Botanic Gardens ...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

20 Oct 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Garage Sale Trail

Get thrifty and join thousands who will be taking part in this year's Garage Sale Trail. With more than 500 garage sales across Brisbane,...

Acacia Ridge Tip Shop, Acacia Ridge

20 Oct 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Songs of our homeland: Sandra Real, harpist

Winner of The Gold Lira awarded to her by The Association of Authors and Compositions of Colombia, Sandra is one of the most successful...

New Farm Library

20 Oct 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Toowong Hands and Hearts Fair

Toowong Hands and Hearts Fair is a fun day out for the whole family with live entertainment, rides, face painting, pre-loved market,...

Toowong State School, 37 St Osyth Street, Toowong

20 Oct 2018 • 6:30pm

Swan Lake

The Queensland Ballet and Suncorp present Swan Lake....

Riverstage, Brisbane City

21 Oct 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Brisbane Tomato Festival

Celebrate growing and cooking with heirloom tomatoes. This inaugural event will be presented by the Friends of Brisbane Botanic Gardens ...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

21 Oct 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Plogging Brisbane litter clean-up

Council’s Litter Prevention team is facilitating community clean-up group, Plogging Brisbane to organise a local clean-up at Grange...

Grange Forest Park, 44 Wolverhampton Street, Stafford

21 Oct 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Garage Sale Trail

Get thrifty and join thousands who will be taking part in this year's Garage Sale Trail. With more than 500 garage sales across Brisbane,...

Geebung Tip Shop, Geebung

21 Oct 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Smart phone eco photography

Bring along a smart phone to this eco photography workshop and see nature through a new lens. This is a creative and fun session that...

Roma Street Parkland

23 Oct 2018 • 9:00am

Music jam session

Bring together your skills on either voice, guitar, keyboard or drums to perform popular songs in a band. ...

Northgate Hall, Northgate

23 Oct 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concert

Sharny Russell Trio

Award winning ABC pianist and vocalist Sharny Russell, is one of Australia’s most seasoned and respected jazz musicians....

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

23 Oct 2018 • 12:30pm
Free

Guitar and drumming (introduction)

Learn basic chords and guitar strum patterns and play simple drum beats and rolls to produce rhythms....

Northgate Hall, Northgate

23 Oct 2018 • 4:30pm

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Golden hour photo meetup by CameroPro

Bring along your digital cameras for an introductory photography meetup in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens. This meetup will be the...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

24 Oct 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Nana Magic

Nana Magic shares her unique stories of her upbringing in Ceduna, South Australia, through song and dance. This children's show is a...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

26 Oct 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Diwali - Festival of Lights

Join us for Diwali celebrations in Reddacliff Place with music, bollywood dancing, henna tattoos, delicious Indian and multicultural food...

Reddacliff Place, Brisbane City

26 Oct 2018 • 11:00am

Just A Couple of Song and Dance Men

Let’s turn back the clock and celebrate the wonderful era of the Hollywood movie musicals and the song and dance men that made it so...

SunPAC, Macgregor

27 Oct 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Cycling Brisbane In Your Neighbourhood: West End

Cycling Brisbane's In Your Neighbourhood will be visiting Davies Park, West End, just beside the West End Market and on Riverside Drive....

Davies Park, 277 Montague Road, West End

9 Nov 2018 • 5:30pm
Free

Sherwood Community Festival

The Sherwood Community Festival is a free family event, sponsored by Brisbane City Council, which keeps getting bigger and better each...

Sherwood Road, between Oxley Road and Hedges Street, Sherwood

10 Nov 2018 • 12:00am
Free

The End of the Line Festival

The End of the Line Festival is a free street festival which aims to showcase and celebrate the unique Brisbane precinct of Woolloongabba...

Jurgens Street Park, Woolloongabba

5 Jan 2019 • 11:00am

FOMO FESTIVAL

Australia’s mainstay summer festival FOMO returns this January with a colossal line-up of artists leading the forefront in hip-hop and...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

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