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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.

Explore our beautiful botanic gardens located at Mt Coot-tha and join on in the many activities and events on offer. Discover what's on.

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.

20 Jun 2018 • 5:30pm
Free

Girls Skate Brisbane Learn to skate day

Bookings required. Join the Girls Skate Brisbane crew for a session at Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza. Learn to skate, make friends and enjoy...

Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon

21 - 30 Jun 2018

Queensland Cabaret Festival

The Queensland Cabaret Festival is an annual festival specialising in the presentation and promotion of artists and works in the cabaret...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

21 Jun 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Let's get younger

A gentle blend of cardio, Yoga, Pilates, Brain Yoga and other meaningful exercises to stretch, strengthen and stimulate those mature...

Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa

21 Jun 2018 • 8:30am

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

21 Jun 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

21 Jun 2018 • 9:00am

50 Plus: Embroidery group

Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. The basic techniques include chain...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

21 Jun 2018 • 10:00am

50 Plus: Old time ballroom dancing

This activity includes Old Time / New Vogue traditional dance. It includes a social dance each Thursday that is widely attended across...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

21 Jun 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Digitising your photographs

Do you have photographs languishing in boxes, never to be seen? Or hidden on your computer where you never look at them. Come and learn...

Carindale Library

21 Jun 2018 • 10:00am
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library every Thursday morning. Come along to make new friends and improve your English....

Kenmore Library

21 Jun 2018 • 10:00am

Solar cooker (make your own)

Bookings essential. Learn how solar cooking works with Barb Ford. View a variety of solar cookers and make your own simple...

Bethania Street Community Garden, 38 Bethania Street, Lota, QLD

21 Jun 2018 • 11:00am
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...

Bulimba Library

21 Jun 2018 • 11:00am
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets every Thursday. Come along to make new friends and improve your English. Learners of all levels...

Inala Library

21 Jun 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Email skills two for seniors

Learn how to manage your email more effectively, by organising your inbox, creating folders, managing attachments and using filter...

Coopers Plains Library

21 Jun 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

English conversation hour

Our friendly and informal group meets every Thursday afternoon (except during school holidays). Come along to make new friends and...

Zillmere Library

21 Jun 2018 • 3:00pm
Free

Skateboard Club introductory classes

Bookings required. Free skateboarding workshops are here! Learn how to skateboard with our highly qualified teaching ASF Coaches. Learn...

Amazons Place Park, Sinnamon Park

21 Jun 2018 • 3:30pm
Free

Brisbane Botanic Gardens - Winter Solstice Celebrations

Join the Education Team in celebrating the shortest day of the year. Explore our Analemmatic sundial on the Administration lawn. Create a...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

21 Jun 2018 • 5:30pm
Free

CPR awareness

Are you interested in developing practical knowledge and skill in cardiopulmonary resuscitation? This free workshop will give you the...

Inala Library

21 Jun 2018 • 6:00pm
Free

Skateboard Club introductory Classes

Bookings required. Free skateboarding workshops are here! Learn how to skateboard with our highly qualified teaching ASF Coaches. Learn...

Neal Macrossan Playground Park, Paddington

22 Jun 2018 • 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 Jun 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Hip Hop Classes

Join this fun, free, beginners hip hop class. No experience necessary, just a passion for DANCE.

Zillmere PCYC, 340 Zillmere Road, Zillmere

23 Jun 2018 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

23 Jun 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

23 Jun 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Nature Rangers: Eco Mystery Workshop

It’s a bring a friend day at the Nature Rangers' eco mystery workshop. Participants will nature walk up to 2 km on tidal flats, uneven...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

23 Jun 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Garden design one: Getting inspired and getting started

Have fun being inspired and designing the garden of your dreams. Discuss the issues to consider, and the steps to make it happen....

Kenmore Library

23 Jun 2018 • 11:00am

Winter Solstice Festival

Winter Solstice Festival at Northey Street City Farm is an annual festival operating since 1996. It is a family orientated, community...

Northey Street City Farm

23 Jun 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Fermented foods

From kimchi to kombucha, kefir to quark, and yoghurt, both dairy and non-dairy; these are fermented foods that you can make at home....

Grange Library

23 Jun 2018 • 2:00pm

Short + Sweet Festival 2018

Now entering its tenth year, the biggest ten minute play festival in the world takes centre stage again at Brisbane Powerhouse. Here’s...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

23 Jun 2018 • 6:30pm
Cancelled

Bands in Parks

Jailhouse Rock

***This event has been cancelled*** Prior to the Friday night ghost tour of Boggo Road Gaol, join BSB Swing for an hour of ghostbusting...

Boggo Road Gaol, Boggo Road, Dutton Park

24 Jun 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Join our volunteers on a 2 km guided walk along the Billai dhagun Circuit at Brisbane’s internationally renowned Boondall Wetlands....

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

24 Jun 2018 • 9:00am

Qld Camellia Society

View a large variety of named, colourful camellia blooms growing in our Queensland climate. Select and buy your favourite camellia plants...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

24 Jun 2018 • 9:00am
Free

The HDG Artists Annual Exhibition

Come along and enjoy viewing a diverse range of original artworks by emerging and experienced artists. Most of the artworks will be for...

Richard Randall Art Studio

24 Jun 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Meet ocean creatures

Are your kids curious about what creatures live in the ocean? If you answered yes, then be sure not to miss this activity. Your children...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

26 Jun - 1 Jul 2018

Out of the Box Festival

QPAC's Out of the Box Festival is curated to offer connected arts and educational experiences for children aged eight years and under....

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

26 Jun 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Buddy Holly and Friends

Setting a Lord Mayor's Tuesday concert audience record last year, Chris Knight has been invited back for a special repeat performance in...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

27 Jun 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Because of Her, We Can

After coming together for a song writing session with Emma Donovan and Deline Briscoe, these three, songbirds have come together for a...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

29 Jun 2018 • 7:00pm

Wynnum Beach Volleyball

Official Beach Party Launch

Join Lord Mayor Graham Quirk at a gala fundraising beach party to kick off the 2018 beach volleyball season. Enjoy live music from the...

Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum

1 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Black History Month

Coming of the Light

Brisbane City Council supports the Torres Strait Islander community of Brisbane's celebration and acknowledgement of the arrival of...

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 141 Brookes Street, Fortitude Valley

1 Jul 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Bands in Parks

Sunday Jazz By The River

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz in this unique heritage setting for a lazy Sunday by the Brisbane river. Bring your own picnic blankets,...

Newstead Park, Newstead

1 Jul 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Celtic Collections

Journey through the Celtic lands with music from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales performed by South Brisbane Federal Band. Joined by...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

1 Jul 2018 • 2:00pm

A Celtic Concert

The Queensland Irish Choir with guests the Queensland Irish Pipers and Scottish Dancers will sing many Celtic favourites including a...

Sandgate Town Hall

3 Jul 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Organ Concert - Phillip Gearing

Phillip Gearing is a freelance musician, formerly a Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba....

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

11 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Inala NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Join the Inala Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community for their NAIDOC Week celebrations. Entertainment includes dance...

C.J. Greenfield Sports Complex, Richlands

12 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Northside NAIDOC Community Fun Day

Come along and enjoy the Northside NAIDOC Week celebrations. Entertainment includes a live band, dance performances, information stalls,...

Koobara Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Kindergarten, 421 Beams Road, Taigum

13 Jul 2018 • 9:00am

Black History Month

Musgrave Park NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Come and celebrate South East Queensland's largest NAIDOC Week festival with children's activities, face painting, live performances and...

Musgrave Park, South Brisbane

14 - 29 Jul 2018

Peaks To Points Festival

Discover the beauty in greater Brisbane’s backyard at the Peaks to Points Festival 2018....

Various locations around Brisbane

21 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

International Tartan Day

Enjoy a free day of family entertainment including a showcase of traditional music, dance and stalls to promote the Scottish community....

King George Square, Brisbane City

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Winnam NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Join the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the Bayside to celebrate NAIDOC Week and their achievements as a community...

Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum

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