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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

17 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

17 Jul 2018 • 8:30am

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...

Huxtable Park, Chermside West

17 Jul 2018 • 8:30am

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...

Teralba Park, Everton Park

17 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Email skills one

Connect with family, friends and organisations using email. Learn how to create an email account, send and reply to emails, create...

Sunnybank Hills Library

17 Jul 2018 • 9:00am
Free

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve...

Joe Bradfield Centre Park, Carina

17 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

8 week challenge

Bookings essential. Come and learn to make sustainable lifestyle changes with clean living/eating and regular exercise.

Pegg's Park, Moorooka

17 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It...

Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks

17 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Flexibility and core conditioning

Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body with our class focused on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed to...

Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba

17 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

From The Ground Up - Building Healthy Soil

From the Ground Up is a 4 part workshop series on how to garden and grow plants sustainably. The methods and practices in the workshops...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

17 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength exercises, pilates and warm down. Bring a yoga mat.

Rainworth Park, Bardon

17 Jul 2018 • 9:30am
Free

Power and pilates

Treat yourself to a combination of strength and pilates that will improve your overall fitness and all important core stability.

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

17 Jul 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

17 Jul 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

17 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Botanical paper making

Bookings required. Immerse in the process of paper-making. Create subtly beautiful living cards with embedded seeds and flower petals –...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

17 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Botanical paper making

Immerse yourself in the world of plant fibres and the process of paper-making, and create subtly beautiful textured paper. Presented by...

Mt Coot-tha Library

17 Jul 2018 • 10:00am
Free

Online family history resources

Learn how to search for your ancestors online using a range of library resources. Beginners and more advanced participants are welcome....

Annerley Library

17 Jul 2018 • 10:30am
Free

Internet skills one

Learn how to find your way around the internet safely, save your favourite websites, search for information and use Google to help you...

Brisbane Square Library

17 Jul 2018 • 12:00pm
Free

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Chairman of the Board

A regular on the South East Queensland jazz and cabaret circuit, Gold Coast vocalist Greg Aspeling takes a musical journey back to the...

Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane City

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

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)

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