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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.

Check out what's happening these school holidays!

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.

Dec 2017 - Feb 2018
Free

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition roaming gallery

Come along and view this inspiring gallery of the 30 finalists in the Lord Mayor's Green Heart Photography Competition on level two of...

Brisbane Square Library

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 9:00am

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

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Keeping native stingless bees

Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? During this full day workshop...

Holland Park Library

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Every Day I Wait - Anne Scott Wilson

Multidisciplinary artist Anne Scott Wilson draws on her past as a professional ballet dancer to explore the mental and physical...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 11:00am

50 Plus: Line dancing

A choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for...

Fifty Plus Centre, Brisbane City

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 12:00pm
Booked out

Jamie's Ministry of Food 5-week cooking course

**Booked out** Brisbane City Council, working together with Jamie’s Ministry of Food, is offering residents the opportunity to...

Mount Gravatt Showground, 1644 Logan Road, Mount Gravatt

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Northside knitting and crochet group

Bring your own projects and work alongside other crafters or just come to look for ideas.

Banyo Library

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

English conversation group

Our friendly and informal group meets at the library regularly on a Friday afternoon. Come along to make new friends and improve your...

Indooroopilly Library

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Free guided discovery tours

Relaxed and informative guided walks through the Gardens with our Volunteer Guides. Walks depart from the Information Kiosk....

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

Slime and snow workshop with Street Science

Mix chemicals (safe ones!) together and watch the amazing change from liquid to ooey-gooey glow-in-the-dark bubble slime right before...

Garden City Library

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 3:30pm
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

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 4:00pm
Booked out

Jamie's Ministry of Food 5-week cooking course

**Booked out. This course from changed from a 3pm to 4pm start.** Brisbane City Council, working together with Jamie’s Ministry of Food,...

Mount Gravatt Showground, 1644 Logan Road, Mount Gravatt

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 5:00pm
Free

City Sounds

Adam Scriven

Adam Scriven performs at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm, outside the Wintergarden....

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City

Fri 19 Jan 2018 • 6:30pm
Booked out

Jamie's Ministry of Food 5-week cooking course

**Booked out** Brisbane City Council, working together with Jamie’s Ministry of Food, is offering residents the opportunity to...

Mount Gravatt Showground, 1644 Logan Road, Mount Gravatt

Fri 19 Jan 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

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Yoga back to nature

Reconnect with nature, relax and enjoy yoga in the peaceful green surrounds. Afterwards explore the reserve and visit the centre.

Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 9:00am
Booked out

Jamie's Ministry of Food 5-week cooking course

**Booked out** Brisbane City Council, working together with Jamie’s Ministry of Food, is offering residents the opportunity to...

Mount Gravatt Showground, 1644 Logan Road, Mount Gravatt

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Sailing & Kayaking

Bookings essential. A combination of catamaran sailing with an experienced skipper along the shores of Wynnum plus supervised kayaking on...

Breakwater Park, Wynnum

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 10:00am
Free

A year in the garden

Make 2018 a great year for gardening by planning ahead in this workshop with ABC Radio gardening presenter,&nbsp...

Brisbane Square Library

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Every Day I Wait - Anne Scott Wilson

Multidisciplinary artist Anne Scott Wilson draws on her past as a professional ballet dancer to explore the mental and physical...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 10:00am
Free

The potted garden

Focusing on the needs of those short on gardening space, this workshop will troubleshoot the common problems associated with growing...

Ashgrove Library

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Free guided discovery tours

Relaxed and informative guided walks through the Gardens with our Volunteer Guides. Walks depart from the Information Kiosk....

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Introduction to gardening for new 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...

Stones Corner Library

Sat 20 Jan 2018 • 11:45am
Free

Sailing & Kayaking

Bookings essential. A combination of catamaran sailing with an experienced skipper along the shores of Wynnum plus supervised kayaking on...

Breakwater Park, Wynnum

Sun 21 Jan 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 21 Jan 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Fri 26 Jan 2018 • 11:00am
Free

Australia Day at South Bank

Celebrate the great outdoors this Australia Day at South Bank. Bring the family, pack a picnic, pull up some grass and enjoy free live...

South Bank Parklands

Sun 28 Jan 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 28 Jan 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sun 4 Feb 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 4 Feb 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sun 11 Feb 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 11 Feb 2018 • 8:00am
Free

Riverside at the Gardens Market

Head along to the Riverside Markets, a weekend farmers market, located in the City Botanic Gardens and the lower block of Albert Street....

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sat 17 Feb 2018 • 4:00pm
Free

Chinese Lunar New Year

Come and celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall. Get involved in the festivities with lion dancers, fire...

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

Sun 18 Feb 2018 • 6:00am
Free

Bardon Community Markets

Head along to the Bardon Community Markets to browse stalls and support the local community. Grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up...

Norman Buchan Park, Bardon

Sun 18 Feb 2018 • 11:00am
Free

BrisAsia Kamishibai and kites

Calling all children aged 4 years and above! Join us for a Kamishibai story about Tom the shorebird and kite-making at Brisbane Botanic...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sun 18 Feb 2018 • 11:00am
Free

BrisAsia Kamishibai and kites

Calling all children aged 4 years and above! Join us for a Kamishibai story about Tom the shorebird and kite-making at Brisbane Botanic...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 18 Feb 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Chinese Lunar New Year

Come and celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall. Get involved in the festivities with lion dancers, fire...

Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

Sat 24 Feb 2018 • 9:00am
Free

BrisAsia World Wetlands Day Shorebirds Walk

Take a guided walk and learn about the epic journey our migratory shorebirds take as they fly from Siberia to the Yatsu Higata Tidelands...

Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach

Sun 25 Feb 2018 • 10:00am
Free

BrisAsia Creatures of Shore, Sand and Sea

Come along to an interactive display where children will learn about marine life and the importance these animals play with migratory...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sun 25 Feb 2018 • 11:00am
Free

BrisAsia Creatures of Shore, Sand and Sea

Come along to an interactive display where children will learn about marine life and the importance these animals play with migratory...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Sat 17 Mar 2018 • 1:00pm
Free

World Science Festival

World Science Festival film screening: Message from Mungo (G)

To celebrate the World Science Festival, join us for a special screening of Message from Mungo. The film tells the story of the...

Brisbane Square Library

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