North Stradbroke Island day trip gives you a day to see as much as you can.
North Stradbroke Island day trip gives you a day to see as much as you can.

What's on: Brisbane


COLLECTORS and dealers will fill the Air Conditioned Esk Community Centre for the long running Esk Antique Collectable Fair over two days February 10 and 11, 2018. Visitors to the Fair are invited to step back in history as they view, or purchase items ranging from old toys and old Jewellery to China, coins, cards, books and lots more. Stall holders from many parts of Queensland and New South Wales will have some rare memorabilia items for sale to allow the public an opportunity to add to their collection, or start off in this fast-growing hobby. The free admission to children under 14 years will offer an opportunity to learn more about Australia's early pioneering days, and for the parent to recognise many items from their childhood. The event is open to the public from 9am to 4pm Saturday February 10 and 8am to 9am to 2pm Sunday 11. Entry fee is $8 Adults Children under 14 free. Free parking.


DISCOVER the beaches and wildlife of Queensland on a guided day trip to North Stradbroke Island, just a short hop from Brisbane. Swim in the surf or freshwater lakes and have free time to explore. Keep an eye out for dolphins on the 30-minute cruise across Moreton Bay to the island. Lunch at Stradbroke Island Hotel. Prices from Adult $149. To book go to


THE salt water heritage listed Wynnum Wading Pool was originally constructed during the depression years of the 1930's by unemployed men on relief work and since then has a been a very popular spot. It recently underwent a $6.5 million renovation and is a great swimming spot for children and adults alike. Located at 149 Wynnum Esplanade, Wynnum.


WHY not come and enjoy a day out with the international atmosphere and experience more than 200 nationalities and cultural experiences including multi-cultural costumes and shopping? The market provides international breakfast foods from Europe, Africa and Asia. Every week on Sunday at Croydon Road, Woodridge (opposite the Woodridge train station).


ENJOY a hot and cold Seafood Platter for 2 only $39.95 whilst listening to live music in the outdoor eating area every Sunday, 1pm-4pm. BYO beer or wine and make an afternoon of it! Located at Morgan's Seafood, Bird of Passage Parade - Scarborough Boat Harbour, Brisbane on the Redcliffe Peninsula. Details go to or call 32034592.


HAVE you always wanted to learn how to play the ukulele or just starting out? Join Linda Gough and Paul Morris for a relaxing lowkey jam with easy chords, that's lots of fun. It's also a great opportunity for more experienced players to practice their fingerstyle technique. Come and have a go on Wednesday January 17- third Wednesday of the month at the Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street, Ferny Grove for 7pm to 9pm. Details call 38511889. Cost BUMS members FREE and visitors $5. 


DON'T miss a rare Saturday matinee screening of the epic 1939 movie. A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods. Starring Vivian Leigh & Clark Gable. Winner of many Academy Awards and often topping lists of 'the greatest movie's of all time' Screening at Metro Arts, 109 Edward St Brisbane CBD Showing in Brisbane February 10 at 1pm. Admission $14 + booking fee (all ages event) Bookings go to or limited tickets available at the door


AQUA yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance. Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. The venue is Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, 794 Oxley Road, Corinda. Cost is Pool entry. Bookings are not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406574454.  


DISCOVER one of Musical Theatre's best kept secrets with Nick Enright and Max Lambert's Australian made masterpiece, Miracle City.Jump back to the 80s as part of the 'studio audience' of a live-to-air televangelical TV show and meet the Truswells from Tennessee - a family with a dream to build a religious amusement park. Starring ARIA award winner Missy Higgins, Gus Murray and Kellie Rode. Beginning January 24 to Saturday February 3 at the Brisbane Powerhouse Arts Theatre, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm. Tickets start at $49 plus booking fee. To book contact the box office on 33588600.

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