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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.

On Wednesday 25 April, we remember all Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. Plan your Anzac Day.

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 - 30 Apr 2018
Free

Festival 2018

Maiwar

Maiwar (traditional name for Brisbane River) is a contemporary art program of First Nations artists celebrated through a series of...

Locations around Brisbane City

19 - 28 Apr 2018
Free

Toowong Cemetery Anzac Commemoration

Toowong Cemetery was officially opened in 1875 and features a number of cultural areas, Victorian memorials and historical trails set in...

Toowong Cemetery, Toowong

23 Apr 2018 • 12:00am
Free

Toowong Cemetery Anzac Commemoration

Toowong Cemetery was officially opened in 1875 and features a number of cultural areas, Victorian memorials and historical trails set in...

Toowong Cemetery, Toowong

23 Apr 2018 • 6:00am
Free

10 of the best

This program combines both strength and cardio exercises providing participants with a highly challenging activity. This program...

Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong

23 Apr 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Active and Healthy Challenge

Athletic warrior circuit

Bookings essential. Be inspired and build body strength. This is a great circuit if preparing for Tough Mudder or Spartan type races.

Robertson Park, Taringa

23 Apr 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Fitness challenge

Make a start to a healthier and slimmer you by mixing with like-minded people for a great workout. Nutrition and exercise tips to help...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

23 Apr 2018 • 7:00am

Pilates

Strengthen stabilising muscles of the core through abdominal exercises. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Moora Park, Shorncliffe

23 Apr 2018 • 7:30am
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...

Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton

23 Apr 2018 • 8:00am

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. This...

Old Friary, 139 Brookfield Road, Kenmore Hills

23 Apr 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Yoga and meditation

A gentle and flowing style of yoga that emphasises breathing and relaxation techniques while improving muscle strength and control,...

Toowong Community Hall, Josling Street, Toowong

23 Apr 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

23 Apr 2018 • 8:45am

50 Plus: Clogging

Clogging is a type of folk dance in which the dancer's footwear is used musically by striking the heel, the toe, or both against a floor...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

23 Apr 2018 • 8:45am

Circuit class for ladies - all fitness levels

Join this ladies fitness circuit class, suitable for all fitness levels and all age groups....

Wynnum Community Centre

23 Apr 2018 • 9:00am

50 Plus: Art in bark workshop

This art form is unique to Australia and utilises the paper bark shreds of melaleuca trees. Different trees produce different colours and...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

23 Apr 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Mums & bubs soccer

Bookings essential. Exciting and fun soccer activities with enthusiastic and energetic coaches. A safe and relaxed environment for...

Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

23 Apr 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Yoga back to nature

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga...

The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake

23 Apr 2018 • 9:30am

Children’s storytime in the park

Experience the magic of storytime with your child during a First 5 Forever storytime session in the park at the Pop-up Library. This...

7th Brigade Park, Chermside

23 Apr 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Festival 2018

Commonwealth Games Display

In 1982, the world turned its gaze on Brisbane as the city hosted the XII Commonwealth Games. The Queensland Museum’s Commonwealth Games...

Queensland Museum, Grey Street and Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

23 Apr 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Festival 2018

Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen's Baton

Explore the fascinating design story behind the innovative Queen’s Baton for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at State Library of...

Asia Pacific Design Library, Level 2, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Brisbane

23 Apr 2018 • 10:00am
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library weekly on a Monday morning. Come along to make new friends and improve your English...

Garden City Library

23 Apr 2018 • 11:30am

50 Plus: City sequence ballroom dancing

Sequence dancing in general is much older than modern ballroom dances and is a form of dance in which a preset pattern of movements is...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

23 Apr 2018 • 7:00pm
Booked out

Theatrical cemetery highlights tour at night

***This event is booked out*** Toowong Cemetery is a Brisbane icon and is the final resting place of hundreds of service men who fought...

Toowong Cemetery, Toowong

24 Apr 2018 • 12:00am
Free

Toowong Cemetery Anzac Commemoration

Toowong Cemetery was officially opened in 1875 and features a number of cultural areas, Victorian memorials and historical trails set in...

Toowong Cemetery, Toowong

24 Apr 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

24 Apr 2018 • 9:30am

50 Plus: JD's Cinematography class

Would you like to make a short movie using your video and photos you have taken with your camera? Do you want to learn how to download...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

24 Apr 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Festival 2018

Commonwealth Games Display

In 1982, the world turned its gaze on Brisbane as the city hosted the XII Commonwealth Games. The Queensland Museum’s Commonwealth Games...

Queensland Museum, Grey Street and Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

24 Apr 2018 • 9:30am

Making Rainbows

Music, movement and sensory classes for young children and babies.  For more information visit Making Rainbows.

Hamilton Town Hall

24 Apr 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

24 Apr 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

24 Apr 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

The Best of Buble Concert

Jazz and swingman Rhydian Lewis’s entertainment as vocal prowess has made him one of the most sought after vocalists in South East...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

24 Apr 2018 • 12:30pm
Free

Ukulele (part two)

Bookings essential. Build on your skills from part one, to learn advanced chords and strumming....

Zillmere PCYC, Zillmere Road, Zillmere

25 Apr 2018 • 12:00am
Free

Toowong Cemetery Anzac Commemoration

Toowong Cemetery was officially opened in 1875 and features a number of cultural areas, Victorian memorials and historical trails set in...

Toowong Cemetery, Toowong

25 Apr 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Anzac Day Parade

The first Brisbane ANZAC Day Parade took place on the 25 April 1916.  While we remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for a...

Locations throughout Brisbane City

25 Apr 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Bands in Parks: Anzac Day Parade

The wonderful bands of Brisbane will march in the annual Anzac Day Parade through Adelaide Street. The bands include Brisbane Brass,...

Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

25 Apr 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Bands in Parks: Anzac Swing

Revel in music from the swing time era by Brisbane Symphonic Band at the Botanic Gardens for Anzac Swing. The Brisbane community will be...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

26 Apr 2018 • 12:00am
Free

Toowong Cemetery Anzac Commemoration

Toowong Cemetery was officially opened in 1875 and features a number of cultural areas, Victorian memorials and historical trails set in...

Toowong Cemetery, Toowong

27 Apr 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

4MBS Festival of Classics: Celebrating serenades for strings!

Gary Thorpe and the Festival Quartet will explore the great music for strings written for strings past and present. The quartet will...

Carindale Library

28 Apr 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Australian Military Wives Brisbane concert on the green

Enjoy an afternoon concert within Cannon Garland Green, at the entrance of the historical Toowong Cemetery. The Australian Military Wives...

Toowong Cemetery, Toowong

28 Apr 2018 • 6:30pm

Barbershop Harmony Australia: Harmony Variety Concert

Barbershop Harmony Australia - Sunshine Region presents a Queensland program not to be missed!...

SunPAC, Macgregor

29 Apr 2018 • 11:00am
Free

All Nations Festival

Don't miss out on the All Nations Festival, a fun free community event in Norman Buchan Park, Bardon. Come along and enjoy folkloric...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

29 Apr 2018 • 2:30pm

Love and Celebrations

'Love & Celebrations' ... with the Arioso Chamber Ensemble including Judit Molnar (soprano), Margaret Caley (baroque violin), Belinda...

Sandgate Town Hall

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