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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.

20 Mar - 21 Apr 2018
Free

Festival 2018

See My Story

An artist-in-residence project that provides young people in detention, as well as those who have come in contact with the justice system...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

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

20 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

20 Apr 2018 • 7:00pm
Cancelled

Theatrical cemetery highlights tour at night

***CANCELLED*** Toowong Cemetery is a Brisbane icon and is the final resting place of hundreds of service men who fought for Australia's...

Toowong Cemetery, Toowong

20 Apr 2018 • 7:30pm

Friday nights at the Planetarium

Bella Gaia

Looking for something different to do this Friday night? Come along for a date night that's out of this world with the Planetarium's...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

21 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

21 Apr 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

21 Apr 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Back to basics

Learn simple and effective exercises that will help you improve your overall fitness levels. These simple exercises will help improve...

Perrin Park, Toowong

21 Apr 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Boxercise

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and...

Majestic Park, Coorparoo

21 Apr 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Boxfit

This session targets cardiovascular, muscular endurance and strength, stamina, coordination, speed and power. Your whole body gets a...

Kuringgai Park, Fitzgibbon

21 Apr 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Boxing

Bookings essential. For a healthier and fitter body, boxing is a great full body workout that will have you hooked for more.

Col Bennett Park, Algester

21 Apr 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Tabata and core

Bookings essential. Great combination of interval training to improve cardiovascular fitness and specific core strength and stability...

Jubilee Park, Bardon

21 Apr 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Weekend fitness class

Bookings essential. An outdoor session with both cardio and strength training aspects. Get your hands dirty using TRX suspension trainers...

Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill

21 Apr 2018 • 7:00am
Free

Yoga by the river

Join us for Hatha yoga classes that are suitable for every body. Move, breath and stretch. All levels catered for.

Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point

21 Apr 2018 • 7:15am
Free

Yoga in the park

Start the weekend outdoors amongst nature and actively participate in a full body workout with breathing techniques, sequences and...

Ferguson Park, Bracken Ridge

21 Apr 2018 • 7:30am
Free

Fitness 4 me

A skipping and hula hooping exercise class that consists of weight training, cardio and flexibility exercises which assists with joint...

The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake

21 Apr 2018 • 9:00am
Booked out

BOOKED OUT: Native bees and how to keep them

Please note: This event is now booked out. ...

Coopers Plains Library

21 Apr 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Bardon tree planting event

Join us to plant street trees in your neighbourhood to help grow our urban forest and achieve our shared vision for a clean, green...

Rainworth Park, Bardon

21 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

21 Apr 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Heirloom seed saving and plant swap

Keen to save seed from plants in your garden? Interested in heirloom vegetables and garden plants? This workshop provides tips for saving...

Sunnybank Hills Library

21 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

21 Apr 2018 • 10:00am
Free

CPR awareness

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

Toowong Library

21 Apr 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Australian Heritage Festival

Heritage: What is it all about and what can I do?

What is Brisbane’s heritage all about? How are potential places investigated? What makes a place culturally significant? How do we...

Brisbane Square Library

21 Apr 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Maiwar

Maiwar guided tour

Explore the Maiwar outdoor Exhibition with the Maiwar curators on these 90-minute guided walking tours through Brisbane’s CBD.

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

21 Apr 2018 • 11:30am

Perfect Little Planet

Children will love this show as they learn about our solar system through the eyes of a family of aliens on vacation from another solar...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

21 Apr 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

English conversation group

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

Stones Corner Library

21 Apr 2018 • 2:00pm
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at the library weekly. Come along to make new friends and improve your English. Learners of all...

Garden City Library

21 Apr 2018 • 6:00pm
Free

Movie in the Park

Pack a picnic blanket or folding chairs, along with your family and friends to view the movie 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' (PG) in a fun...

Bangalow Street Park, Bangalow Street, Bridgeman Downs

22 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

22 Apr 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Bayside clean up event

Supported by Brisbane City Council, the Bayside Creeks Catchment Group will be hosting a Bayside Clean Up event....

Corner of Wynnum Esplanade and Pine Street Wynnum

22 Apr 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Bands in Parks

Bands in Parks: Shakespeare in the Gardens

Midsummer Night festivities will transform Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens into a medieval pageant of music, craft, botanic discoveries and...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

22 Apr 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Bands in Parks

Bands in Parks: At the Newmarket

Relax and unwind with your family in Newmarket with food trucks, entertainment, live music, kids activities and lots more....

Newmarket Bowls Club, 212 Ashgrove Avenue, Ashgrove

22 Apr 2018 • 1:30pm
Free

English conversation group

This friendly and informal group meets at our library every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Come along to make new friends and...

Brisbane Square Library

22 Apr 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

South Brisbane Federal Band performance

Enjoy an afternoon band concert within Cannon Garland Green, at the entrance of the historical Toowong Cemetery. Bring a blanket or...

Toowong Cemetery, 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

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 • 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

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

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