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Chermside and District Senior Citizens' Centre's "Garden Markets" is on at Burnie Brae Centre, Cnr Kuran and Kingsmill Streets, Chermside on Friday 29th August, 2014 - 9.00am to 12pm. Entry is free. For more info contact Neville Mew 0409 639 350. Parking is available at the Centre and on adjacent roads. Stalls for all tastes including Devonshire Teas, sausage sizzle, craft, books, jewellery, honey, jams and condiments, coffee cart, entertainment and demonstrations.

The HIA Sunday Mail Home Show is on at the Brisbane Convention Centre from Friday 29th August to Sunday 31st August. The show is open 9am to 5pm daily. Online tickets are $16 for Adults or at the show $18. Concession $16 and Children U14 are free.

Good afternoon, Be Uplifted Breast Cancer Charity is holding a Mega Garage Sale on Saturday and Sunday 30th and 31st August, 6am-3pm, at Aspley Hypermarket (old garden centre), 59 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek. We are raising funds to support women and men on their breast cancer journey in both a practical and financial way. Contact Tina Wilton 0410 687 493.

For the very first time in Brisbane the Mythbusters – Behind the Myths tour is coming to the Brisbane Convention Centre on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August. For tickets contact ticketek.

Woolloongabba Art Gallery presents "Our Grandfather's and Grandmother's Stories" featuring Papulankutja Artists at Woolloongabba Art Gallery, 613 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba. Opening night is Friday, 12th September, 2014, 6.00pm to 9.00pm
.Entry is free. For more information call 3891 5551 or email@wag.com.au
Located in a small community at the base of the Blackstone Ranges, Western Australia these paintings are rich in stories emanating from their sense of history,culture and place. The Opening will be attended by artists Anawari Mitchell and Jennifer Mitchell with art centre manager Jane Avery. Exhibition runs 2nd September to 4th October, 2014.

Oakleigh State School at Buxton Street, Ashgrove have their Family Fun Day on Saturday 30th August from 10am to 4pm.

Jindalee State School, Burrendah Road at Jindalee have their ‘I Love A Sunburnt Country’ Fete on Saturday 30th August from 11am to 7.30pm.

Graceville State School’s annual fete is on Saturday 30th August at the cnr of Oxley and Acacia Avenue.

The West Brisbane Orchid Society Charity Spring Show is on in the Auditorium, Botanic gardens, Mt Coot-tha on Saturday, August 30 (8.30am- 3.30pm) and Sunday, August 31 (8.30am- 3.00pm) supporting the Kidney Support Network.
Adults $4.00, Children under 16 free. Displays and sales of Orchids, potting demonstrations and growing advice. Devonshire Teas available.

The Sandcliffe Writers' Festival 2014 is on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August, 2014 at Three locations: Saturday: Bracken Ridge Library, Bracken St, Bracken Ridge. Bracken Ridge Community Hall (at Bracken Ridge LIbrary). Sunday: Sandgate Town Hall, Cliff and Seymours Streets, Sandgate. It's free (bookings essential for the Saturday sessions. For more info contact 3367 6060. Come for readings from local authors and poets including The Brotherhood of the Wordless at ElecTea Cafe, 2 Queens Parade, Brighton. Sandcliffe Writers' Festival receives financial assistance from The Brisbane City Council through the Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund. Black Cat Books, Paddington are the official booksellers for this year's festival.

The Waterloo Bay Lapidary Club Inc. will be holding their 47th Annual Gem Show on Saturday 30th August 2014 at the Hemmant Community Hall 31 Hemmant-Tingalpa Road Hemmant from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm all welcome. Admission $3.00 Pensioners $2.00 & Under 12 yrs free. Members Display; come and see what our members have been working on throughout the year. There will be items for sale from Tailgaters & Traders as they have many and varied minerals, rocks, fossils, & gemstones, some in the rough and others all polished and ready for setting or simply just to take home and admire their beauty. Lapidary Supplies are available from our traders plus Jewellery & Handicrafts. Our Club table will have many varieties of Jams, pickles, cakes for you to choose from. Refreshments available all day. Tickets for the Raffle will be available, so get in early as the Raffle will be drawn 2:00 pm on the Day. No car – come by train to Hemmant Station then simply cross the road and you are there. It is a family friendly place and a great day out.

Mammoth Jumble Sale Saturday 30 August - 8am to 12 noon, Beachmere Uniting Church, Cnr Moreton Terrace and Second Avenue. Sale of cakes and jams, plants, books, clothing, manchester, furniture, electrical goods, CDs, DVDs, craftwork, bric-a-brac and much more. Morning Teas. For more information phone 5496 8371.

Brisbane Tram and Bus Special Children's Assoc Inc present "4th Annual Cruze 4 Happiness Fundraiser" on ,strong>Sunday 31st August, 2014 at House of Happiness Complex, 2 Clement Street, Woorim, Bribie Island. Entry is entry FREE. For more information contact Joe Spelta 0458 751 339. This association is a not for profit charity catering for children with special needs. It is a fun day for all the family. There will be rides for the ids plus a kids' free raffle where one lucky boy and girl will each win a new bike! There will be a display of custom and classic cars to keep dad occupied. Food and drink will be available.

Qld Country Women's Association's (Clontarf Branch) Father's Day Craft Market Day is on Saturday 30th August, 2014 8.00am to 1.00pm at CWA Hall, Cnr Victoria Ave and Georgina Street, Woody Point. Free entry. For more information contact Beverley 5497 8757. Refreshments will be available.

Caboolture Carriage Club's very first event will host the Queensland Club Cone Classic and Obstones Driving Event. Novelty events will include cones carousel, odds and evens, keyhole, toll gate and six bar cones. Spectators are more than welcome to come and watch! It’s on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August at the Queensland Equestrian Centre at Caboolture.

The Queensland Equestrian Centre at Caboolture is having a Rodeo on Saturday 30th August Box office opens at 3pm, Gates open at 4pm, Rodeo commences at 5pm and concludes at 9pm.
An All Round rodeo featuring some of the best in the business compete for pride and glory in events that include the much loved barrel race, steer wrestling, breakaway roping, saddle ride, bareback ride and the toughest 8 seconds in sport the Open Bull Ride. Don’t miss this heart stopping, edge of your seat night full of family fun and action. With an undercover, open air arena you will feel the full atmosphere of rodeo life. And the party will kick on after the conclusion of the rodeo with live entertainment under the stars. With full food and bar facilities, this will be a night not to be missed.
Tickets on Sale Tuesday 12th August www.QSEC.com.au. Ticket prices Adults $15, Students with valid ID $10 Children 5 – 17 $5 and under 5 free.

The Glebe Garden Club (Ipswich) presents "Ipswich Home Gardeners' Expo" on Saturday 30th August, 2014 8.30am to 3.00pm at the Corner Glebe Road and Green Street, Booval, Ipswich.
Adults $3.00 Children under 12 years - free. For more information contact David 3288 8467 or Peter 0400 774 890. In previous years this Expo has proved very successful and gets bigger every year. It has become a major event on the Ipswich calendar and for the local community. Includes a huge variety of exhibitors. There will be specialist guest speakers including Clair Levander. Entertainment all day. Food and refreshments available.

The Sisters' of Nazareth's Garage Sale/Mini Fete is on Saturday 30th August, 2014 7.30am to 12.30pm at Nazareth House, 272 Wynnum North Road, Wynnum North. Entry is free and for more info contact 3393 5511. Other details: Please come and support the Sisters of Nazareth in their work - caring for the residents at Nazareth House. For sale there will be books, clothes, dvds, toys and games, furniture, kitchenware and crockery, craft, linen, knick-knacks, plants, raffles, sausage sizzle, kiddies corner etc.

The Oakleigh State School Spring Fair is on Saturday 30th August from 10am to 4pm at Buxton Street, Ashgrove.

Jindalee State School fete themed I Love A Sunburnt Country is on Saturday 30th August from 11am to 7.30pm at 114 Burrendah Rd, Jindalee.

Graceville State School have their fete on Saturday 30th August There's Market Stalls, delicious food, amazing rides, performances, entertainment, Showbags, cakes, jams, books, toys, fudges, fairy floss and fireworks

The RSL Bulimba Festival is on Sunday 31st August in Oxford Street. Gates open at 9.00am. Although this is a free community event, RSL (Queensland Branch) would greatly appreciate gold coin donations upon entry with all proceeds funding support of current and returned defence personnel

Logan and District Orchid Society Annual Winter Show is on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August, 2014. 8.30am to 3.00pm both days at Logan Central Community Centre. Cnr Jacaranda Ave and Wembley Road Logan Central. Entry is $4 for more information contact Pam Price 3345 6143 or email Pam: pricepam@bigpond.com.au
Wheelchair friendly with plenty of parking. Public transport also nearby. See a wonderful display of all types of orchid blooms. Potting demonstrations and cultural advice will be available throughout the weekend. You will be able to buy orchid plants, books, growing accessories and light refreshments.

St Brendan’s School Moorooka ( use Brier Street Entrance) have their carnival on Sunday 31st August from 9am to 3pm. There's International Flavours – African, Aussie BBQ, Great Coffee, Vietnamese, and Laotian; followed by a fabulous assortment of Carnival Treats – Strawberries & Cream, Sweets, and Cakes. We have school performances, Live Entertainment, Face Painting, Amusement Rides, Games, Plant stall, Craft stall, Pre-Loved Goods and much more

Farewell Winter at the Hendra Spring Fair on Sunday 31sy August at Our Lady Help of Christians School at 23 Bowman Street, Hendra from 10.30am to 3.30pm

The Brisbane Serbian Festival is in Sunday 31st August at Dutton Park State School, 112 Annerley Road Dutton Park from 11am to 4pm. This family-friendly event will kick off at 11am and will feature a great line-up of entertainment, including traditional Serbian music featuring the Moda Trubaci brass band and folkloric dancing, fun interactive activities and amusement rides for children. There will also be a range of traditional Serbian sweet and savoury delicacies to sample, including Ćevapi (grilled sausages), Krofne (doughnuts) and Palačinke (crepes).

Rainworth State School have their Rainbow Carnival at Norm Buchan Park, Rainworth Road at Bardon on Sunday 31st August from 10am to 3pm.

Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School at Shearwin Street, Sunnybank have their fete on Sunday 31st August from 10am to 3pm

The Apple-MAQ Lions Club have a Barefoot Bowl Fun-draiser raising funds for the Lions Aid & Relief Centre on Sunday 31st August at the Wellington Point Bowls Club, Anson Road, Wellington Point from 10.30am to 1pm.

Parkinson’s Queensland has their fundraiser ‘Walk in the Park’ on Sunday 31st August at New Farm Park. The day’s activities commence at 8am and conclude at 1pm with the walk beginning at 10am sharp. (Ian & Loretta from 4BC are hosting this event). To register go to www.parkinsonswalkqld.com.au

Make a difference in the fight against Parkinson’s by attending ‘A walk in the park’Sunday August 31s at New Farm Park.

Take a leisurely walk along Brisbane’s picturesque river to show your support of family and friends who have been touched by Parkinson’s. Families can enjoy free entertainment, activities for the kids, a t-shirt and a pack of goodies, plus a traditional sausage sizzle. A perfect day out for the whole family. Register at parkinsonswalkqld.com.au or free call 1800 644 189. Parkinson’s Queensland ‘A walk in the park’, Sunday August 31st at New Farm Park. Register at parkinsonswalkqld.com.au or free call 1800 644 189.Supported by News Talk 4BC.

Connet2group are holding a Community Gardens Open Day on Sunday August 31st 10am to 2pm Oaklands Street Alexandra Hills. Entry is Gold Coin donation on entry - all proceeds go to maintenance and projects within the garden. Plants and Fresh Produce for sale, tea and coffee, cakes and Biscuits. BBQ Suasage Sizzle, Stalls and Live Music and Membership info.

Aveo Manly Garden Retirement Village's Spring Fair is on Sunday 31st August, 2014 8.00am to 12.00pm at Aveo manly Gardens Retirement Village Community Hall, 112 Whites Road, Manly West. Entry is free and for more information contact Suzann Balmer 3393 5362 or 0412 475 584.. The fair will include home-made cakes and sweets, craft, books, a White Elephant Stall and Devonshire Teas and sausage sizzle. Students from Manly State School will provide entertainment. And entertainment from the Village Singers!

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Theatre

Queensland Theatre Company (QTC) presents the world premiere of Gloria by Brisbane’s award winning playwright Elaine Acworth at the Bille Brown Studio from July 24 to August 16.

. For tickets go to www.qldtheatreco.com.au

QPAC and Tourism & Events Qld present Swan Lake performed The American Ballet Theatre andin association with the Brisbane Festival at the Lyric Theatre from Thursday 28th to Thursday 4th September. Tickets available through www.qpac.com.au

Queensland Theatre Company and Brisbane Festival, in association with QPAC and The Balnaves Foundation present “Diggers” by Tom Wright is on at the Playhouse QPAC from Wednesday 24th September until Sunday 12th October. Tickets available through QTIX

The Queensland Theatre Company and Black Swan State Theatre Company present ‘Gasp’ by Ben Elton at the Playhouse, QPAC from Monday 17th November until Sunday 7th December. Tickets available through QTIX

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Concerts

Tina Arena performs in concert on Sunday 24th August at the Brisbane Convention Centre. For tickets go to ticketek.

Bob Dylan performs in concert on Monday 25th August at the Brisbane Convention Centre. Contact ticketek for tickets.

Andrea Bocelli performs in concert on Sunday 14th September at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. Tickets available through ticketek.

Robbie Williams Swing Tour comes to the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Monday 22nd September and Tuesday 23rd September. Tickets on sale from Tuesday 4th March through ticketek 132 849 or ticketek.com.au

Justin Timberlake performs at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th September. Tickets through ticketek.

John Farnham and The Seekers, Tim Campbell, Pat Capocci and Ezra Lee and the Hi-Boys will be performing at the Decades Festival on Saturday 18th October Tickets on sale now. Its on at Pine Rivers Park, Gympie Road Strathpine from 1pm to 10pm.

The Rolling Stones (rescheduled dates) perform at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 18th November.

Katy Perry performs at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Thursday 27th, Friday 28th , Sunday 30th November and Monday 1st and Monday 15th December. Tickets through ticketek 132

The Wiggles Big Show is on at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 23rd December. Tickets available through ticketek.

Disney Live is on Saturday 17th January at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. Tickets available through ticketek.

Paul Simon and Sting perform in concert on Tuesday 3rd February at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. Tickets available through ticketek.

Roxette will be at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 10th February. Tickets available through ticketek 132 849

One Direction perform at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday 11th February. Tickets available through ticketek.

Guy Sebastian performs in concert at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Saturday 14th February, 2015. Tickets available through tickeket.

The History of the Eagles Live In Concert is at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 10th March. Tickets on sale through ticketek

Kylie -Kiss Me Once tour comes to the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Saturday 21st March. Tickets available through ticketek.

Ricky Marting performs in concert at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 28th April. Tickets available through ticketek.

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Sports

Rugby League

The Brisbane Broncos V Newcastle Knights on Saturday 23rd August. Kick off is at 5.35pm.

The Brisbane Broncos V St George on Friday 29th August. Kick off is at 7.45pm

The Titans V the Sea Eagles on Thursday 14th August at Robina Stadium. Kick off is at 6.00pm.

The Titans V the Bulldogs on Thursday 4th September at Robina Stadium. Kick off is at 6.00pm.

The Qantas Wallabies will play the New Zealand All Blacks in a Bledisloe Cup Rugby Test at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday October 18. Kick off is at 7pm

England will play Samoa at 4pm while Australia take on New Zealand at 6.30pm in a Doubleheader at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday 25th October, to kick off Rugby League's 4 Nations Tournament.

AFL The Brisbane Lions V Freemantle at the Gabba on Sunday 24th August . Kick off is at 1.10pm

The Gold Coast Suns V West Coast Eagles on Friday 29th August at Metricon Stadium.

Soccer

The Brisbane Roar play Adelaide United in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday 12th October, 2014. Kick off is at 4pm

The Brisbane Roar play Sydney FC in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Friday 24th October, 2014. Kick off is at 7pm

The Brisbane Roar play Melbourne City in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday 8th November 2014. Kick off is 6.45pm

The Brisbane Roar play Perth Glory in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday 29th November, 2014. Kick off is at 4pm

The Brisbane Roar play Newcastle Jets in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday 3rd December, 2014 Kick off is at 7pm

The Brisbane Roar play Western Sydney Wanderers in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Friday 19th December, 2014. . Kick off is at 7pm
The Brisbane Roar play Sydney FC in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday 30th December, 2014. Kick off is at 7pm
Saudi Arabia plays China in the Asian Cup Australia 2015 games at Brisbane Stadium (Suncorp Stadium) on Saturday 10 January, 2015. Kick off is at 6pm

Jordan plays Iraq in the Asian Cup Australia 2015 games at Brisbane Stadium (Suncorp Stadium) on Monday 12 January, 2015. Kick off is at 6pm

China PR plays Uzbekistan in the Asian Cup Australia 2015 games at Brisbane Stadium (Suncorp Stadium) on Wednesday 14 January, Kick off is at 6pm
Iraq plays Japan in the Asian Cup Australia 2015 games at Brisbane Stadium (Suncorp Stadium) on Friday 16 January, 2015. Kick off is at 6pm
Australia plays Korea in the Asian Cup Australia 2015 games at Brisbane Stadium (Suncorp Stadium) on Saturday 17 January, 2015. Kick off is at 6pm

IR Iran plays UAE in the Asian Cup Australia 2015 games at Brisbane Stadium (Suncorp Stadium) on Monday 19 January, 2015. Kick off is at 6pm

The Brisbane Roar play Wellington Phoenix in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday 1st February, 2015. Kick off is at 2pm

The Brisbane Roar play Melbourne Victory in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium onFriday 20th February, 2015. Kick off is at 7pm
The Brisbane Roar play Western Sydney Wanderers in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday 8th March, 2015. Kick off is at 4pm

The Brisbane Roar play Wellington Phoenix in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday 22nd March, 2015. Kick off is at 4pm

The Brisbane Roar play Central Coast Mariners in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Thursday 2nd April, 2015. Kick off is at 6.30pm
The Brisbane Roar play Melbourne Victory in the Hyundai A-League at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday 18th April, 2015. Kick off is at 7.45pm

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Markets

FRIDAY MARKETS

Stones Corner Street Markets are on every Friday from 9am to 4pm at Logan Road, Stones Corner.

South Bank Art and Craft Markets are on from 5pm to 10pm at Southbank Parklands.

SATURDAY MARKETS

Brisbane’s biggest weekend market is held every Saturday at the Brisbane Marketplace, Sherwood Rd, Rocklea from 6am to midday. Over 400 stalls including antiques & collectables, home & renovation products, clothing, DVD’s, garden products and a whole lot more.

The Green Flea Community Markets are on every Saturday from 6am to 2pm at Davies Park, West End. A real peoples market with fruit, veges, organic foods, gourmet stalls, pre loved clothing and lots more.

The Valley Markets are in Brunswick Street and the Chinatown Malls on Saturday from 8am to 4pm. A place to find jewellery, fabulous handmade accessories and artwork South Bank Art and Craft Markets are on Saturday from 11am to 5pm at Southbank Parklands.

SUNDAY MARKETS

The Earth & Sun Farmers Markets are on Sunday at Balmoral High School on Lytton road from 7am to 12pm

The Earth & Sun Farmers Markets are on every Sunday at Balmoral High School on Lytton road from 7am to 12pm

Nundah's Fresh Farmers Markets are on EVERY Sunday in the Nundah Train station Car Park, tucked just below Nundah Village. There is NO entry fee and we can guarantee the cheapest, freshest produce in the area. The market is mostly made up of fresh Fruit and Vegetable Stalls all sourced from Northern NSW, Stanthorpe and Noosa and all selling a very wide range of produce. The markets are on every Sunday from 6am - 12 noon. Rain, Hail or Shine.

The Northey Street Farm Markets are on every Sunday from 6am to 11am. Over 30 stalls of fresh organic fruit and vegetables, all seasonal, plus dairy products, milk, eggs, cheeses, yoghurt, cream and organic coffee, fruit juices, breads, meats, chicken. The uniqueness of these markets is that the produce comes straight from the grower. Northey Street City Farm also runs the Chai Cafe on Sunday mornings with a wide range of delicious breakfast items including organic cakes, muffins, scones and smoothies for children.

The Beenleigh Sunday Markets are on at the Beenleigh Showgrounds every Sunday from 6am to noon.

Ferny Grove Markets are on every Sunday at the Ferny Grove Railway Station Carpark from 6am – 12 noon.

Aspley Village Sunday Markets are on at Deagon Square, 75 Braun Street, Deagon (end of Sandgate Road) every Sunday from 6am to midday. The markets consist of a farmers market, flea market, art and craft market and a trash & treasure Market. The Northside Markets are on from 6am to midday right next to Nundah Rail Station. Over 200 stalls from fresh and organic fruit and vegetables, arts and crafts, homewares, local eats and treat, alternative therapies and fresh produce.

Chandler Market – Sunday from 6am to 1pm at Sleeman Centre, Chandler

Sunnybank Hills Sunday Markets are held at Sunnybank Hills Shopping Town, Compton Road from 6am to 12 noon. Fully under cover markets with a huge variety of fresh from the farm fruit and veges at bargain prices plus new goods and plants, jams etc.

Mt Gravatt Markets are on every Sunday from 6am to 12 noon at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, 1646 Logan Road. Farmer wholesale Fruit and vegetables and a huge flea market.

Logan Central Markets are held on Sundays from 6am to 12 noon at the Logan Central Plaza Shopping Centre, Wembley Road, Woodridge. A huge flea market (like they used to be) including a wide variety of new and used goods and plants.

The Forest Lake Arts and Craft Markets are on every Sunday from 7am to 2pm at the Forest Lake Village Shopping Centre. Riverside Markets – Sunday from 7am to 4pm at the Riverside Centre, the City Caboolture Markets – Sunday from 6am to Midday in the Caboolture Showgrounds

The Valley Markets are in Brunswick Street and the Chinatown Malls on Sunday from 8am to 4pm. A place to find jewellery, fabulous handmade accessories and artwork

Manly Creative Markets are held at Little Bayside Park, Royal Esplanade Manly (next to Manly Swimming Pool) every Sunday from 8am to 3pm. Fresh produce, flowers, herbs and flora abound. New baked pastries, glittering gems or have your aches massaged away.

South Bank Art and Craft Markets are on from 9am to 5pm at Southbank Parklands.

North Pine Country Markets - Petrie Town Brisbane's oldest and most unique craft market. Set in the beautiful and atmospheric Petrie Town, a 19th century rural village inside North Pine Country Park.every Sunday from 8am. Day

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Upcoming

St Marys Catholic Church at Upper Coomera on the Gold Coast, have Bingo every Friday night to help raise funds for the church @ 7PM St Marys Community Centre 185 Billinghurst Cres, Upper Coomera
Doors open @ 6PM for refreshments $500 guaranteed Jackpot in 90 calls

Saturday Markets and Car Boot Sale,(each 2nd Sat of the month)at 287 Kianawah Road, Wynnum West (in the Wynnum Baptist Church grounds and in the hall. From 8am to 1pm.
Heaps of stalls, Craft, Children's Clothing, Jewellery, Vegetables, Plants, Cakes and Jams and many more. Kitchen open for Light snacks, at reasonable cost,
For a Stall or Car Boot position, please phone Mary on 33486612

Stafford Heights Baptist Church run an Arts and Craft market on the 1st Saturday of each month from 8a.m. to 12noon, with over 35 stalls selling home-made cards, handwork, preserves as well as honey, home baking, plants and lots more. Come and visit our market and enjoy a cappuccino with friends in our Courtyard Café or visit our Thrift Shop. Sausage sizzle is also operating. (All under cover). Off treet parking and wheel chair access available. 268 Appleby Road, Stafford Heights, All enquires to Alan on 3359 6855
ST WILLIAMS CRAFT MARKET 8AM – 12 NOONevery 2nd Saturday of each month from Mar to Dec, (no market in Jan or Feb) ST WILLIAMS CATHOLIC CHURCH 67 DAWSON PARADE KEPERRA 4054

Old Petrie Town: Farmers Garden market (1st Saturday of every month) from 7am to midday

The Collective Markets are brand new to South Bank and are a must-see experience . They feature plenty of cool trinkets and goodies that you won't find anywhere else including arts, crafts, homewares, collectibles, exotic items, designer fashion, handmade jewellery and much more. Celebrating the best of Brisbane's emerging designers, artists, creative entrepreneurs, musicians, foodies and collectors, The Collective Markets are ideal for finding a unique gift, marvelling at Brisbane's local talent or simply strolling through and enjoying the atmosphere. Afterwards, soak up a spot of live music strummed by local musicians, or retire to a nearby cafe or watering hole to watch the world continue to bustle on by. There on< every Saturday from 10am-9pm and every Sunday from 9am-4pm

Visit Seasons at The Logan Loves Seniors Day, Logan Entertainment Centre Tuesday 19th August - Call 1300 506 116 for more information.

Seasons Kallangur Country Festival Themed Family Day Thursday 21st August 10am to 2pm – call 3285 6899 to register

Farm Fantastic is Australia's largest outdoor Rural, Retail, Home & Lifestyle Retail Trade Expo is on Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th August. Celebrating its 13th year in 2014 with a new venue at the Queensland Equestrian Centre at Caboolture, Cnr Beerburrum Rd and Tuckeroon Drive at Caboolture. Over 900 exhibitor sites, you can find anything from a pair of socks, to a luxury camper and a 10 tonne truck. Experiences include the new Health & Body Centre with its tranquil atmosphere and numerous health professionals offering information on healthy lifestyle. Destination Food - Food for Thought marquee has cooking demonstrations, and guest appearances.. There is entertainment for the whole family with an action packed main arena with junior stockmen experience and more, free Clara's Craft Centre and children's area, comedy circus shows, animal baby centre, and also children can follow Clara's trail for the chance to win some great prizes!...it's everyone's idea of a great weekend!!

Worship Centre Christian Church's Morning Tea Celebrating Seniors Week on ,strong>Thursday, 21st August, 2014, 9.00am to 12.00pm at Worship Centre Christian Church, 71 Kate Street, Carina (Cnr Kate and Ellen Sts). It’s free! RSVP by 8 August 2014 on 3843 9700
"Its on for young and old". Celebrating Seniors Week, with the support of COTA and State Government the Worship Centre Christian Church will be hosting home baked morning tea (just like mother used to make) including old favourites sing-a-long; performance by the Carina State School Choir; storytelling - remembering yesterday; fun fitness and nutrition chat.

Chermside and District Senior Citizens' Centre's "Garden Markets" is on at Burnie Brae Centre, Cnr Kuran and Kingsmill Streets, Chermside on Friday 29th August, 2014 - 9.00am to 12pm. Entry is free. For more info contact Neville Mew 0409 639 350. Parking is available at the Centre and on adjacent roads. Stalls for all tastes including Devonshire Teas, sausage sizzle, craft, books, jewellery, honey, jams and condiments, coffee cart, entertainment and demonstrations.

The HIA Sunday Mail Home Show is on at the Brisbane Convention Centre from Friday 29th August to Sunday 31st August. The show is open 9am to 5pm daily. Online tickets are $16 for Adults or at the show $18. Concession $16 and Children U14 are free.

Good afternoon, Be Uplifted Breast Cancer Charity is holding a Mega Garage Sale on Saturday and Sunday 30th and 31st August, 6am-3pm, at Aspley Hypermarket (old garden centre), 59 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek. We are raising funds to support women and men on their breast cancer journey in both a practical and financial way. Contact Tina Wilton 0410 687 493.

For the very first time in Brisbane the Mythbusters – Behind the Myths tour is coming to the Brisbane Convention Centre on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August. For tickets contact ticketek.

Woolloongabba Art Gallery presents "Our Grandfather's and Grandmother's Stories" featuring Papulankutja Artists at Woolloongabba Art Gallery, 613 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba. Opening night is Friday, 12th September, 2014, 6.00pm to 9.00pm
.Entry is free. For more information call 3891 5551 or email@wag.com.au
Located in a small community at the base of the Blackstone Ranges, Western Australia these paintings are rich in stories emanating from their sense of history,culture and place. The Opening will be attended by artists Anawari Mitchell and Jennifer Mitchell with art centre manager Jane Avery. Exhibition runs 2nd September to 4th October, 2014.

Oakleigh State School at Buxton Street, Ashgrove have their Family Fun Day on Saturday 30th August from 10am to 4pm.

Jindalee State School, Burrendah Road at Jindalee have their ‘I Love A Sunburnt Country’ Fete on Saturday 30th August from 11am to 7.30pm.

Graceville State School’s annual fete is on Saturday 30th August at the cnr of Oxley and Acacia Avenue.

The West Brisbane Orchid Society Charity Spring Show is on in the Auditorium, Botanic gardens, Mt Coot-tha on Saturday, August 30 (8.30am- 3.30pm) and Sunday, August 31 (8.30am- 3.00pm) supporting the Kidney Support Network.
Adults $4.00, Children under 16 free. Displays and sales of Orchids, potting demonstrations and growing advice. Devonshire Teas available.

The Sandcliffe Writers' Festival 2014 is on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August, 2014 at Three locations: Saturday: Bracken Ridge Library, Bracken St, Bracken Ridge. Bracken Ridge Community Hall (at Bracken Ridge LIbrary). Sunday: Sandgate Town Hall, Cliff and Seymours Streets, Sandgate. It's free (bookings essential for the Saturday sessions. For more info contact 3367 6060. Come for readings from local authors and poets including The Brotherhood of the Wordless at ElecTea Cafe, 2 Queens Parade, Brighton. Sandcliffe Writers' Festival receives financial assistance from The Brisbane City Council through the Lord Mayor's Suburban Initiative Fund. Black Cat Books, Paddington are the official booksellers for this year's festival.

The Waterloo Bay Lapidary Club Inc. will be holding their 47th Annual Gem Show on Saturday 30th August 2014 at the Hemmant Community Hall 31 Hemmant-Tingalpa Road Hemmant from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm all welcome. Admission $3.00 Pensioners $2.00 & Under 12 yrs free. Members Display; come and see what our members have been working on throughout the year. There will be items for sale from Tailgaters & Traders as they have many and varied minerals, rocks, fossils, & gemstones, some in the rough and others all polished and ready for setting or simply just to take home and admire their beauty. Lapidary Supplies are available from our traders plus Jewellery & Handicrafts. Our Club table will have many varieties of Jams, pickles, cakes for you to choose from. Refreshments available all day. Tickets for the Raffle will be available, so get in early as the Raffle will be drawn 2:00 pm on the Day. No car – come by train to Hemmant Station then simply cross the road and you are there. It is a family friendly place and a great day out.

Mammoth Jumble Sale Saturday 30 August - 8am to 12 noon, Beachmere Uniting Church, Cnr Moreton Terrace and Second Avenue. Sale of cakes and jams, plants, books, clothing, manchester, furniture, electrical goods, CDs, DVDs, craftwork, bric-a-brac and much more. Morning Teas. For more information phone 5496 8371.

Brisbane Tram and Bus Special Children's Assoc Inc present "4th Annual Cruze 4 Happiness Fundraiser" on ,strong>Sunday 31st August, 2014 at House of Happiness Complex, 2 Clement Street, Woorim, Bribie Island. Entry is entry FREE. For more information contact Joe Spelta 0458 751 339. This association is a not for profit charity catering for children with special needs. It is a fun day for all the family. There will be rides for the ids plus a kids' free raffle where one lucky boy and girl will each win a new bike! There will be a display of custom and classic cars to keep dad occupied. Food and drink will be available.

Caboolture Carriage Club's very first event will host the Queensland Club Cone Classic and Obstones Driving Event. Novelty events will include cones carousel, odds and evens, keyhole, toll gate and six bar cones. Spectators are more than welcome to come and watch! It’s on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August at the Queensland Equestrian Centre at Caboolture.

The Queensland Equestrian Centre at Caboolture is having a Rodeo on Saturday 30th August Box office opens at 3pm, Gates open at 4pm, Rodeo commences at 5pm and concludes at 9pm.
An All Round rodeo featuring some of the best in the business compete for pride and glory in events that include the much loved barrel race, steer wrestling, breakaway roping, saddle ride, bareback ride and the toughest 8 seconds in sport the Open Bull Ride. Don’t miss this heart stopping, edge of your seat night full of family fun and action. With an undercover, open air arena you will feel the full atmosphere of rodeo life. And the party will kick on after the conclusion of the rodeo with live entertainment under the stars. With full food and bar facilities, this will be a night not to be missed.
Tickets on Sale Tuesday 12th August www.QSEC.com.au. Ticket prices Adults $15, Students with valid ID $10 Children 5 – 17 $5 and under 5 free.

The Glebe Garden Club (Ipswich) presents "Ipswich Home Gardeners' Expo" on Saturday 30th August, 2014 8.30am to 3.00pm at the Corner Glebe Road and Green Street, Booval, Ipswich.
Adults $3.00 Children under 12 years - free. For more information contact David 3288 8467 or Peter 0400 774 890. In previous years this Expo has proved very successful and gets bigger every year. It has become a major event on the Ipswich calendar and for the local community. Includes a huge variety of exhibitors. There will be specialist guest speakers including Clair Levander. Entertainment all day. Food and refreshments available.

The Sisters' of Nazareth's Garage Sale/Mini Fete is on Saturday 30th August, 2014 7.30am to 12.30pm at Nazareth House, 272 Wynnum North Road, Wynnum North. Entry is free and for more info contact 3393 5511. Other details: Please come and support the Sisters of Nazareth in their work - caring for the residents at Nazareth House. For sale there will be books, clothes, dvds, toys and games, furniture, kitchenware and crockery, craft, linen, knick-knacks, plants, raffles, sausage sizzle, kiddies corner etc.

The Oakleigh State School Spring Fair is on Saturday 30th August from 10am to 4pm at Buxton Street, Ashgrove.

Jindalee State School fete themed I Love A Sunburnt Country is on Saturday 30th August from 11am to 7.30pm at 114 Burrendah Rd, Jindalee.

Graceville State School have their fete on Saturday 30th August There's Market Stalls, delicious food, amazing rides, performances, entertainment, Showbags, cakes, jams, books, toys, fudges, fairy floss and fireworks

The RSL Bulimba Festival is on Sunday 31st August in Oxford Street. Gates open at 9.00am. Although this is a free community event, RSL (Queensland Branch) would greatly appreciate gold coin donations upon entry with all proceeds funding support of current and returned defence personnel

Logan and District Orchid Society Annual Winter Show is on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August, 2014. 8.30am to 3.00pm both days at Logan Central Community Centre. Cnr Jacaranda Ave and Wembley Road Logan Central. Entry is $4 for more information contact Pam Price 3345 6143 or email Pam: pricepam@bigpond.com.au
Wheelchair friendly with plenty of parking. Public transport also nearby. See a wonderful display of all types of orchid blooms. Potting demonstrations and cultural advice will be available throughout the weekend. You will be able to buy orchid plants, books, growing accessories and light refreshments.

St Brendan’s School Moorooka ( use Brier Street Entrance) have their carnival on Sunday 31st August from 9am to 3pm. There's International Flavours – African, Aussie BBQ, Great Coffee, Vietnamese, and Laotian; followed by a fabulous assortment of Carnival Treats – Strawberries & Cream, Sweets, and Cakes. We have school performances, Live Entertainment, Face Painting, Amusement Rides, Games, Plant stall, Craft stall, Pre-Loved Goods and much more

Farewell Winter at the Hendra Spring Fair on Sunday 31sy August at Our Lady Help of Christians School at 23 Bowman Street, Hendra from 10.30am to 3.30pm

The Brisbane Serbian Festival is in Sunday 31st August at Dutton Park State School, 112 Annerley Road Dutton Park from 11am to 4pm. This family-friendly event will kick off at 11am and will feature a great line-up of entertainment, including traditional Serbian music featuring the Moda Trubaci brass band and folkloric dancing, fun interactive activities and amusement rides for children. There will also be a range of traditional Serbian sweet and savoury delicacies to sample, including Ćevapi (grilled sausages), Krofne (doughnuts) and Palačinke (crepes).

Rainworth State School have their Rainbow Carnival at Norm Buchan Park, Rainworth Road at Bardon on Sunday 31st August from 10am to 3pm.

Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School at Shearwin Street, Sunnybank have their fete on Sunday 31st August from 10am to 3pm

The Apple-MAQ Lions Club have a Barefoot Bowl Fun-draiser raising funds for the Lions Aid & Relief Centre on Sunday 31st August at the Wellington Point Bowls Club, Anson Road, Wellington Point from 10.30am to 1pm.

Parkinson’s Queensland has their fundraiser ‘Walk in the Park’ on Sunday 31st August at New Farm Park. The day’s activities commence at 8am and conclude at 1pm with the walk beginning at 10am sharp. (Ian & Loretta from 4BC are hosting this event). To register go to www.parkinsonswalkqld.com.au

Make a difference in the fight against Parkinson’s by attending ‘A walk in the park’Sunday August 31s at New Farm Park.

Take a leisurely walk along Brisbane’s picturesque river to show your support of family and friends who have been touched by Parkinson’s. Families can enjoy free entertainment, activities for the kids, a t-shirt and a pack of goodies, plus a traditional sausage sizzle. A perfect day out for the whole family. Register at parkinsonswalkqld.com.au or free call 1800 644 189. Parkinson’s Queensland ‘A walk in the park’, Sunday August 31st at New Farm Park. Register at parkinsonswalkqld.com.au or free call 1800 644 189.Supported by News Talk 4BC.

Connet2group are holding a Community Gardens Open Day on Sunday August 31st 10am to 2pm Oaklands Street Alexandra Hills. Entry is Gold Coin donation on entry - all proceeds go to maintenance and projects within the garden. Plants and Fresh Produce for sale, tea and coffee, cakes and Biscuits. BBQ Suasage Sizzle, Stalls and Live Music and Membership info.

Aveo Manly Garden Retirement Village's Spring Fair is on Sunday 31st August, 2014 8.00am to 12.00pm at Aveo manly Gardens Retirement Village Community Hall, 112 Whites Road, Manly West. Entry is free and for more information contact Suzann Balmer 3393 5362 or 0412 475 584.. The fair will include home-made cakes and sweets, craft, books, a White Elephant Stall and Devonshire Teas and sausage sizzle. Students from Manly State School will provide entertainment. And entertainment from the Village Singers!

The Redcliffe Festival held on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September 2014, boasting five events and concerts over three massive days, including the popular Redcliffe KiteFest.

Brisbane City Pops Orchestra (formerly St Lucia Orchestra) presents "Score of the Century" on Father's Day, Sunday 7th September, 2014. 2pm at Schonell Theatre, University of Queensland, St Lucia. Cost: $26.00 adults; $23.00 concessions; $12.00 students. Children under 5, free. For bookings ph Maree 3378 2384
Formerly known as "St Lucia Orchestra" Brisbane City Pops Orchestra will take a trip down memory lane. "Score of the Century" includes a wide selection of musical styles ie popular, jazz, folk and light classical all highlighting significant events of the 20th Century. Featuring special guest soloist, bassoon player Trevor Williamson performing "Comin' Thro' the Rye". Entry fee includes refreshments after the performance.

The Beaudesert District Orchid and Foliage Society have their Spring Show for Orchid and foliage Plants on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September in the Canungra School of Arts Hall in Pine Street, Canungra. There will not only be many orchids, especially native orchids, in spectacular bloom but also ferns, begonias, bromeliads, aroids and succulents on display. There will be quality orchids and foliage plants grown by local society members on sale at reasonable prices as well as Trade Tables selling a variety of plant-orientated products and orchid and foliage growing accessories. There will be also a cake and craft stall run by a local organisation. The show runs from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. on the Saturday and from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. on the Sunday. A guest speaker will speak on the Basics for Growing Orchids at 9.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. on the Saturday and from 10.30 a.m. on the Sunday. Admission is $3.00. Refreshments will be available. There is. Wheel chair access and plenty of off-street parking and For more information contact Peter Rice secretary - on 55432108

The Brookfield Country Market is on Saturday 13th September, 2014 8.00am to 12pm
at the Brookfield Uniting Church, 2 Upper Brookfield Road, Brookfield.
Entry is free and for more information contact 3374 1404 or email oremcphee@westnet.com.au. The fun will include Brookfield Barking Bandana Parade (bandanas supplied), chicken training, making a scarecrow (materials will be supplied), vintage cards, BBC Pipe Band, The Toft Brothers Band, Devonshire teas and BBQ, display and stalls.

Woolloongabba Art Gallery presents "Our Grandfather's and Grandmother's Stories" featuring Papulankutja Artists at Woolloongabba Art Gallery, 613 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba. Opening night is Friday, 12th September, 2014, 6.00pm to 9.00pm
.Entry is free. For more information call 3891 5551 or email@wag.com.au
Located in a small community at the base of the Blackstone Ranges, Western Australia these paintings are rich in stories emanating from their sense of history,culture and place. The Opening will be attended by artists Anawari Mitchell and Jennifer Mitchell with art centre manager Jane Avery. Exhibition runs 2nd September to 4th October, 2014.

Wooloowin State School have their centenary celebrations onand Sunday 14th September. Friday the school will have an open day from 9am to 1pm with memorabilia displays, loading of the time capsule, school tour and official ceremonies and later in the evening from 6.30pm they will host the Centenary Cocktail Party. Sunday from 10am to 3pm will the the Centenary Fete with entertainemtn, burial of the time capsule, raffles, devonshire tea, rides, stalls and more. For more info contact the school on 3622 1777 and the website is http://wooloowinss.eq.edu.au/

The Bribie Island Annual Gem Festival is on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September, 2014. Adjacent to the Community Arts Centre, 191 Sunderland Drive Banksia Beach, Bribie Island. Admission is free. For more info contact http://bribieisland.lapidaryclub.com.au. The Gem Show is an excellent opportunity to make new friends and renew old acquaintances. The show has been a huge success in recent years with an increasing number of dealers and tailgaters participating. All facets of Lapidary will be represented from rough material rocks, crystals, minerals and opal, to fine gold and silver findings and jewellery of all types. Watch live demonstrations of lapidary, faceting and working with silver. Children's fossicking (always a huge interest) and raffles. Light refreshments and the ever popular Bar-B-Que will be available from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm Saturday and Sunday. If you are a tail-gater and want a space, contact the Secretary, send an email to: secretary@bribieisland.lapidaryclub.com.au or Gem Show Co-ordinator: Col Thorpe secretary@bribieisland.lapidaryclub.com.au

The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers runs over ten days from the 19 to 28 September 2014.
19 to 21 September 2014 - Ergon Energy Flower Food & Wine Festival, Upper Queens Park Cnr, Margaret & Lindsay St, Toowoomba.
19 to 21 September 2014 - Heritage Bank Live Concert Series, Upper Queens Park Cnr Margaret & Lindsay St, Toowoomba (please note this is incorporated in the Festival).
19 to 21 September 2014 - Sideshow Alley, lower Queens Park Cnr Margaret & Hume Street, Toowoomba.
The Chronicle Garden Competition & Exhibition Gardens runs all of carnival
20 September 2014 - The Grand Central Floral Parade, Ruthven St, Toowoomba.
27 September - Spring Soiree runs in a secret location.
28 September - Kids Day Out, Upper Queens Park Cnr Margaret & Lindsay St, Toowoomba.
For more information the website is: www.tcof.com.au

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The Geranium and Pelargonium Society are holding their Annual show at the Auditorium, Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens on the 27th and 28th of September. Admission is $3.00, and children under 14 free.Saturday from 9.00 am till 3.3.0pm Sunday from 9.00 am till 3.00pm.Pelargonium and Geranium plants will be available for sale.Proceeds from this show will be presented to Guide Dogs Queensland.
Morning and Afternoon tea will be available.

There is an Irish Afternoon Tea with great Irish singing and Irish Dancers, yummy apple pie & cream afternoon tea on Saturday 27th September at the 12 Apostles Jindalee Catholic Church Hall, 111 Yalambee Road, Jindalee from 1pm supporting the Christian Blind Mission & missionaries of the poor. For more info contact Ellenie on 0405 061 229 or 3376 5730 or contact Mary on 3278 7889

Anti poverty week begins on Sunday 12th October and finishes on Saturday 18th October.

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