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Brisbane City Council helps deliver more than 50,000 markets, festivals and events each year. Check out featured and free events, festivals, art exhibitions, workshops, fitness and well-being classes, cultural events, local markets and more. Like our What's On Brisbane Facebook page to find out about events, festivals and entertainment in our vibrant, creative city in your Facebook news feed.

Get ready - Brisbane's biggest festival of all things Asian is back! Head along to one of the many BrisAsia Festival events from Saturday 9 February to Sunday 3 March.

Council also publishes community events in Brisbane on our Facebook community events calendar. Check the terms and conditions and event listing criteria and complete the submission form to list an event.

21 Feb 2019 • 9:00am
Free

Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition - roaming gallery

This year the new Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition asked students and the public to capture emotive images with the theme...

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre

21 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

Email skills two for seniors

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

Chermside Library

21 Feb 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Android skills one

Learn how to use the basic features of an Android tablet. Explore apps, connect to Wi-Fi and search on the internet. Perfect for the...

Banyo Library

21 Feb 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

Computer skills one

Learn how to use the keyboard and mouse, and find your way around a Windows computer. Perfect for the first time user....

Sandgate Library

21 Feb 2019 • 2:00pm
Free

TV streaming on the internet

Never miss your favourite television show again. Learn about online streaming and how to use the internet to watch television on a laptop...

Ashgrove Library

21 Feb 2019 • 3:00pm
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

21 Feb 2019 • 3:30pm
Free

CreateIt

Drop in to spark your child's imagination through learning by making. Participate in hands-on activities that explore science, technology...

Chermside Library

21 Feb 2019 • 3:30pm
Free

Dash robots

Discover a new world of learning, play, and adventure with Dash robots. Participants will learn programming concepts and send simple...

Mitchelton Library

21 Feb 2019 • 3:45pm
Free

KineticKids Junior

Bookings essential. A fun class that supports the healthy development of young children's physical health and mental wellness. Learn...

Bill Brown Sports Reserve (includes Hidden World Playground), Fitzgibbon

21 Feb 2019 • 4:00pm
Free

Meditation

Learn to notice subtle tensions in your daily life and find ways to deal with them effectively. This will help to improve your wellbeing...

The Community Place, 20 Clark Street, Kalinga

21 Feb 2019 • 4:00pm
Free

YA board games

Drop in and have fun playing board and card games at the library. Bring your friends or meet new game partners to share in the fun. Ideal...

Indooroopilly Library

21 Feb 2019 • 4:15pm
Free

KineticKids Senior

Bookings essential. A fun class that supports the healthy development of young children's physical health and mental wellness. Learn...

Bill Brown Sports Reserve (includes Hidden World Playground), Fitzgibbon

21 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Wheely (G)

In an imaginary world where vehicles are the citizens, one underdog cabbie attempts to become king of the road in his hometown, Gasket...

Garden City Library

21 Feb 2019 • 5:00pm

Seniors swimming classes

Targeting adults who want to gain more confidence in the water.  Classes cater for complete beginners through to those with...

Ithaca Pool, Paddington

21 Feb 2019 • 5:00pm
Free

The Hour of Code app builder

Learn simple Javascript coding concepts to create a basic mobile app and share it with your friends. No prior programming experience...

Sunnybank Hills Library

21 Feb 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

Cardio Club

Bookings essential. A class tailored to all levels to improve cardio capacity through movement and strength based exercises. This program...

Melrose Park, Wooloowin

21 Feb 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

Pilates

Pilates strengthens the core through flowing abdominal based movements.

Decker Park, Brighton

21 Feb 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

Zumba® fitness

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. These classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic...

Minnippi Parklands, 276 Meadowlands Road, Carina

21 Feb 2019 • 6:00pm
Free

Lawn bowls for beginners and experienced players

Learn the basics of Lawn Bowls under the guidance of experienced players. Come and enjoy this skillful and social sport for all fitness...

Grange Bowls Club, 79 Sellheim Street, Grange

22 Feb - 24 Mar 2019

Brisbane Comedy Festival

Comic musings, side-splitting stories and tear-inducing tales…...

Various locations

22 Feb 2019 • 6:00am
Free

Pilates

Pilates strengthens the core through flowing abdominal based movements.

Arthur Davis Park

22 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Live in the library: Southbank Allstars

Comprised of TAFE migrant and refugee students and staff, the Allstars perform songs from all over the world and from different musical...

Brisbane Square Library

22 Feb 2019 • 5:00pm

John Butler Trio

John Butler Trio have announced a massive national tour. They will be joined by upcoming singer songwriter Stella Donnelly, as well as...

Riverstage, Brisbane City

22 Feb 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Wheely (G)

In an imaginary world where vehicles are the citizens, one underdog cabbie attempts to become king of the road in his hometown, Gasket...

Brisbane Square Library

22 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm
Booked out

BrisAsia Festival

Yatra Holi Sandhya

* This event has been sold out. *...

Queensland Multicultural Centre (QMC), 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

23 Feb 2019 • 7:45am
Free

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners (Inc)

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

Mitchelton Library

23 Feb 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Grange Library Growers working bee

Visit Grange Library to help tend the citrus and herb garden and join in easy gardening tasks.

Grange Library

23 Feb 2019 • 8:00am
Free

Yoga back to nature

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

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

23 Feb 2019 • 9:00am

The Queensland Begonia Society Inc

Displays of several varieties of begonias for competition together with a massed display according to a particular theme for the year....

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

23 Feb 2019 • 9:30am
Free

From the ground up - building healthy soils

From the ground up is a four part workshop series on how to garden and grow plants sustainably. The methods and practices in the...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

23 Feb 2019 • 10:00am
Free

Get Into edible gardening

Do you want to start growing some of your own healthy, fresh and tasty food at home? Do you need tips on where to start, what to do and...

Inala Library

23 Feb 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Planning for abundance

Having a plan and knowing what to plant when, throughout the year is one fundamental key to successful gardening. Learn how to eat...

Corinda Library

23 Feb 2019 • 10:30am
Free

Sensational herbs

There are many reasons to grow herbs in your garden: as companion plants, for medicinal use and for the kitchen. Learn the secrets to...

Ashgrove Library

23 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia Festival Markets

Experience the revitalised Seven Hills Hub as it is transformed into an exotic bazzar. With Asian craft stalls, mouth watering fresh food...

Seven Hills Hub

23 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm
Free

Free Movie in the Park - "Mamma Mia ! Here We Go Again"

The movie to be screened is "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" (PG) and will commence at 6.30pm. So pack a picnic blanket or folding chairs,...

Bangalow Street Park (no. 192), Bridgeman Downs

23 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm

BrisAsia Festival

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan

BEMAC and Saikat Bhattacharya, invite you to a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the world’s number one sitar player Ustad Shahid...

Queensland Multicultural Centre (QMC), 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

23 Feb 2019 • 7:00pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

FIRESTORM: Asian and Intercultural Arts Fusion

Firestorm is an experimental display of sound, vision and movement. This special concert experience will showcase original multimode...

SunPAC, Macgregor

24 Feb 2019 • 8:30am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Nudgee Beach - Wetlands experience

Take a guided walk and learn about how amazing wetlands are and the epic journey our migratory shorebirds take as they fly from Siberia...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

24 Feb 2019 • 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

24 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

World Kitchen: Vietnamese home cooking

Join Hannah as she presents her favourite Vietnamese family meals, including Goi Ga Bap Cai (chicken cabbage salad).

Garden City Library

26 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

The Barleyshakes

Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia, the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy,...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

26 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm
Booked out

BrisAsia Festival

JADE New World Collective

* This event has been booked out *...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

27 Feb 2019 • 10:00am
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Get your Geek on!

With an exhilarating line up of games, animation, music and Esports, Get your Geek On is back for its second season....

University of Queensland, Union Building (building 21), St Lucia

27 Feb 2019 • 12:00pm
Free

Gathering

Yirringa Yunupinu

Rising from the musical melting pot of Yirrkala in East Arnhem Land, Yirringa Yunupingu is an exciting new talent. On the cusp of...

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

28 Feb 2019 • 4:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Maquia where the promised flower blooms (MA)

The lorph people live for centuries, spending their days weaving a special cloth which serves as a chronicle of the passing of time....

Garden City Library

1 Mar 2019 • 9:30am

BrisAsia Festival

Symposium: Belonging

Belonging, is an intimate and thought-provoking day designed to inspire and connect individuals passionate about the drive for cultural...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

1 Mar 2019 • 3:00pm
Open

Cycling Brisbane In Your Neighbourhood: Kedron Brook Bikeway

Cycling Brisbane's is coming to Kedron Brook Bikeway from March to June to help more people use the path to get to places locally. Come...

79 Evelyn St, Grange QLD 4051

1 Mar 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

BrisAsia anime: Maquia - Where the Promised Flower Blooms (MA)

The lorph people live for centuries, spending their days weaving a special cloth which serves as a chronical of the passing of time....

Brisbane Square Library

1 Mar 2019 • 5:30pm
Free

BrisAsia Festival

Musicbox Showcase: BrisAsia Sound

BrisAsia Sound returns to QPAC’s Green Jam this year with an eclectic line-up of Asian-Australian performers! Enjoy The QUBE Effect 2018...

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Brisbane

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