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bouncy pillow at the Broadwater Parklands
 Southport  
Aug
18

Broadwater Parklands events – August 2017

Bring your children down throughout August and get involved in some of the events and sporting activities on offer at Broadwater Parklands, including Monster Truck Rides, Pet Rock Workshop, Camel Rides and much more! 5 August – Sand Art Workshop: Let’s get your creative ...  Find out more

Southport
Short+Sweet Theatre
 Surfers Paradise  
Aug
18

Short+Sweet Theatre

A lot can happen in ten minutes… and we’re here to prove it. The biggest little play festival is back, feeding short attention spans with bite-sized theatre! As the sushi train of the performance world, Short+Sweet Theatre serves you new performance works by local artists – ...  Find out more

Surfers Paradise
August is Family History Month at City Libraries
 Gold Coast  
Aug
18

August is Family History Month at City Libraries

Ever wondered how to trace your family tree? Participate in a range of exciting genealogy and local heritage programs, hosted by experts in the field.    Find out more

Gold Coast
National Science Week
 Gold Coast  
Aug
18

National Science Week

City Libraries has brought some of the greatest nerds and interesting ideas to the Gold Coast for Science Week 2017. Book online at cityofgoldcoast.com.au/libraryevents or contact your local library.  Find out more

Gold Coast
Splash into the Spirit of Whale Watching Season
 Main Beach  
Aug
18

Splash into the Spirit of Whale Watching Season

WHALE watching season has splashed down for Spirit of Gold Coast after its eagle-eyed crew spotted the first migrating humpbacks breaching off the Coast last month. Spirit of Gold Coast marine biologist Zara King said the team was expecting a busy six months with an unprecedented ...  Find out more

Main Beach
James Mc Kay Art Exhibition” Our Golden Country”
 Isle of Capri    8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Aug
18

James Mc Kay Art Exhibition” Our Golden Country”

An exhibition by reknown watercolourist James Mc Kay featuring images of mainly landscapes on the Gold Coast and surrounds with some art focussing on his travels around Queensland and Australia. Opening night is Friday 4 August from 6.30pm to 9.00pm Music by Mick Albeck(violinist) ...  Find out more

8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Isle of Capri
Saturday 19 August
Children’s Book Week at City Libraries
 Gold Coast  
Aug
19

Children’s Book Week at City Libraries

Our annual celebration of children’s books and reading. This year’s theme is Escape to everywhere, and we’ve got lots of exciting activities to fire your child’s imagination! There’s a colouring completion for kids aged 6 and under, while children 7 and up can ...  Find out more

Gold Coast
Primavera at 25: MCA Collection
 Surfers Paradise  
Aug
19

Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia celebrates twenty-five years of Primavera – the annual exhibition dedicated to showcasing the work of young Australian artists – with Primavera at 25: MCA Collection, touring around Australia and exhibiting at Gold Coast City Gallery. ...  Find out more

Surfers Paradise
Palm Beach Farmers Markets
 Currumbin    6:00 am - 11:30 am
Aug
19

Palm Beach Farmers Markets

Local residents and visitors to the Gold Coast interact with growers and producers of the food or products for sale and learn more about where their food has come from, how it was made and what elements went into its creation. We support local up and coming musicians, you can sit in ...  Find out more

6:00 am - 11:30 am
Currumbin
Organic Markes
 Helensvale    6:00 am - 11:30 am
Aug
19

Helensvale Farmers Market

Situated in the heart of Helensvale, this is a real local’s treat! Local residents and visitors to the area interact with growers and producers of food and learn about where their food comes from and how it was grown or made. Seasonal produce is in abundance here and you can also ...  Find out more

6:00 am - 11:30 am
Helensvale

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