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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.

Regional Flavours returns to South Bank, 21-22 July. Grab a bite to eat, enjoy the entertainment and learn about food and cooking from expert chefs. 

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.

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

18 Jul 2018 • 5:30pm
Free

Boxing for fun and fitness

A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing...

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point

19 Jul 2018 • 6:00am

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises including boxing warm up followed by body weight exercises and aerobic movement. This is a...

Perrin Park, Toowong

19 Jul 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Pilates

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

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

19 Jul 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Yoga in nature

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

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

19 Jul 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

19 Jul 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

19 Jul 2018 • 8:30am
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...

Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine

19 Jul 2018 • 8:30am

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...

Fletcher Parade Park (nos.161-231), Bardon

19 Jul 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

19 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Tai Chi for health

Gentle exercise for complete fitness. This is a safe and easy-to-learn program proven to: relieve pain and reduce stiffness improve...

Brisbane Corso Park, Yeronga

19 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Yoga

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

Mt Gravatt PCYC, 90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

19 Jul 2018 • 9:30am

Sauerkraut

Learn how to make your own sauerkraut at home. It is simple to make with no expensive equipment. Just cabbage, a small amount of salt and...

Beelarong Community Farm

19 Jul 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

19 Jul 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

19 Jul 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

19 Jul 2018 • 11:00am
Free

English conversation group

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

Wynnum Library

19 Jul 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Online safety and security basics

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

Bulimba Library

19 Jul 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 Jul 2018 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

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

Mitchelton Library

21 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Compost and worm farm workshop

Learn how to turn kitchen and garden waste into rich nutrients for your soil to feed your plants and reduce the organic waste we send to...

Koala Park Community Garden, 114 Vendale Avenue, Moorooka

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

Bands in Parks

Bands in Parks at International Tartan Day

Massed pipe bands converge on King George Square to celebrate all things Scotish. Bands include Queensland Irish Association Pipe Band,...

King George Square, Brisbane City

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Growing edible flowers

Edible flowers are becoming very popular in restaurants, cafes and home gardens. Author and eco-educator Linda Brennan will teach you the...

Coopers Plains Library

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Pullen Vale Folk Festival

Celebrate the Pullen Vale Folk Festival as it returns for 2018. Enjoy a lively community event featuring live music, food trucks and...

John Sprent Reserve, Moggill

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Regional Flavours

Experience Queensland on a plate at Regional Flavours, Brisbane’s premier free food and wine festival....

South Bank Parklands

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

The tea garden

Explore the wonderful world of home-grown teas. Find out what plants we can grow as teas in Brisbane, how to care for and harvest them...

West End Library

21 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Black History Month

Winnam Kunjiel (Corroboree)

A gathering by the bay that celebrates traditional and contemporary Indigenous dance, music, arts and more....

Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum

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

21 Jul 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Black History Month

Indigenous songs and yarns with Getano Bann

As a singer, song writer, story teller, and registered music therapist, Getano Bann lends his gifted style to share stories and songs...

Bracken Ridge Library

21 Jul 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Introduction to gardening for residents of Brisbane

Gardening in Brisbane can be challenging for residents new to the city. This session is the ideal starter guide for gardening in Brisbane...

Banyo Library

21 Jul 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Bring beautiful butterflies back to our backyards

Join Helen Schwencke, author of Create More Butterflies, to learn how to promote biodiversity in your garden and encourage butterflies...

Mitchelton Library

22 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Weeds: from foe to friend

Bookings essential. Learn about the role of weeds in the garden; how to eradicate them without using poisons; how to put them to use in...

Cox Park, Lota

22 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Community composting welcome day

Council's network of Community Composting Hubs is growing!...

Brook Community Garden, McConaghy Street, Mitchelton

22 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Explore Karawatha Forest with your family

Come and discover the wonder of Karawatha Forest through a family friendly guided walk along the 1.2 km Ironbark Circuit. Learn to spot...

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

22 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Regional Flavours

Experience Queensland on a plate at Regional Flavours, Brisbane’s premier free food and wine festival....

South Bank Parklands

22 Jul 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Bands in Parks

Wedding Garden Party

Join the festivities at a free family day out on the picturesque surrounds of Old Government House. In conjunction with the exhibition...

Old Government House, Main Drive, 2B George Street, Brisbane City

24 Jul 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Sound Embassy

Bringing together three highly respected musicians from very different backgrounds, Sound Embassy is a trio of world-class musicians with...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

25 Jul 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

Night Noodle Markets

The ever-anticipated Night Noodle Markets returns to Southbank this July, setting Brisbane alight with the smells, sights and sounds of...

South Bank Parklands

26 Jul 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

Night Noodle Markets

The ever-anticipated Night Noodle Markets returns to Southbank this July, setting Brisbane alight with the smells, sights and sounds of...

South Bank Parklands

27 Jul 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

Night Noodle Markets

The ever-anticipated Night Noodle Markets returns to Southbank this July, setting Brisbane alight with the smells, sights and sounds of...

South Bank Parklands

28 Jul 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Black History Month

Indigenous songs and yarns with Getano Bann

As a singer, song writer, story teller, and registered music therapist, Getano Bann lends his gifted style to share stories and songs...

Fairfield Library

28 Jul 2018 • 6:00pm

Come Swing With Us

Those were the days... Let us take you back to a time when the Andrew Sisters blared delightfully across the wireless and Glenn Miller...

Hamilton Town Hall

29 Jul 2018 • 8:30am
Free

Bands in Parks

Bands in the Park

ENjoy a day of local music, markets, food and family entertainment by the bay....

Little Bayside Park (road reserve)

31 Jul 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Acoustic Guitar Spectacular

A hand-picked group of internationally recognised acoustic guitarists from across the globe join forces to weave magical and memorable...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

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