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Paint and Sip

16 Austin Street, Newstead QLD 4006
Come and have some arty fun with Artfolk and learn the steps in painting a graphic vase of flowers! First they will discuss simple colour theory, choose a colour palette that suits your style and home. Using acrylic paint, you’ll learn brush and trailing techniques to create a beautifully unique painting you will be proud to hang!...
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Grab a glass of wine and learn to paint 'Sailboat'!

Road, Redbank Plains QLD 4301
Cool off at Arizona Cafe! Come and learn how to paint Sailboat! Ever wanted to try your hand at painting, but don't want to go to the expense of buying all the stuff you need to do it? Perhaps you need a break away from the kids, want to spark your creativity after a long day or week at work? Mummy Daughter date, or date with your other half? They provide everything you need in the ticket price. Plenty of Free Parking on site, reminder this is designed as a night out to allow people to unwind, you are welcome to bring your kids (if they are registered painters) but they encourage you to leave toddlers and babies with babysitters and enjoy an awesome night off the tools. If you purchased more than one seat you will automatically be grouped with those seats (even if you made them in separate transactions), if you would like to be grouped with other attendees in particular (your friend paid for their own ticket) just let them know their name and they will be sure to seat you together!...
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I So Fit

119 Lamington Street, New Farm QLD 4005
Get back into your body and ready to restart your speciality circus training in Term 3. This free workshop will see them revisit the foundations of their circus practice with strength and flexibility conditioning in a fun and focused way. A great opportunity to create new habits or restart old ones. Following stage 2 guidelines there will be no contact during these sessions. These classes are for those aged 16 years and above. Due to covid-19 restrictions they’re only able to offer limited spaces to 20 people per class. So, bookings are a must! You can book for a single class or the whole series. If, for whatever reason, you find yourself unable to attend after making a booking, please let them know by emailing them so that we can open up the space to anyone who may have missed out....
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Maleny Wood Expo: From Seed to Fine Furniture

-Stanley River Road, Maleny QLD 4552
Celebrate 23 years of the iconic Maleny Wood Expo with three days of clean country family fun in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Telling the whole timber story and designed to promote sustainable use of native timbers through the work of regional wood artisans, the Expo is now recognised as one of the best wood shows in Australia. All wood exhibitors are required to use sustainably harvested native timbers, weed or recycled timbers. Wander at leisure through lovingly crafted timber products, talk to the craftsmen and women who’ve created them, and visit the Sunshine Coast Wootha Prize exhibition. Glimpse skills of the early timber-cutters, see the best in both hand-crafted traditional and high tech tools and smell the spicy aroma of newly milled timber. In the Junior Landcare Paddock, the hub for kids' activities, kids of all ages can learn from experienced woodcrafters and use real tools to make toys, furniture or a gift for Mum. With native plants for sale, live demonstrations of mobile milling, chainsaw carving, woodworking, trade tools and more, it really is “from seed to fine furniture”. Pull up a hay bale, enjoy great food and fabulous local music. Have a great day among the sawdust! Maleny Wood Expo 2020 is cancelled. See you in 2021!...
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Beginners Photography Class (Brisbane)

Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Enjoy a hands-on learning experience in some of the most photogenic parts of Brisbane. If you have a DSLR or hybrid camera that allows for manual control of your camera then this is the perfect course for you. You'll learn to control ISO, shutter speed and aperture expertly and creatively to produce beautiful shots. Your teacher will critique your photos so that you get the instant feedback you need to keep improving and expanding your perspectives. You'll become well acquainted with travel photography (street portraits, architecture, landscapes, still life, abstract, nature). ...
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Animal Training and Conditioning - Sept

28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin QLD 4223
Animal training has many benefits, including providing physical and mental stimulation for animals in our care. This course helps you learn the fundamentals of animal training, operant training techniques and teaching desired behaviour. Join one of our experience trainers who have multiple years of experience in animal training and leave you with skills to try with your own pets. ...
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Red Hot Chilli Pepper Spice Blending Class

65 Bulcock Street, Caloundra QLD 4551
Love spices but don't know how to use them properly? Want to have a better understanding of spices? Want to become more adventurous in the kitchen with spices? Then you need to attend their fun filled afternoon spice blending class. These are run in the shop, based in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast, once a month. Learn about spices, what they are, where they come from and hints and tips for storing. Learn how to incorporate herbs and spices into your cooking on a daily basis. You will create three blends in the class to take home with you. Included is a class work book, pen, Spice loyalty card, Red Hot Chilli Pepper spice blend, food samples, a complimentary drink, 15 per cent off the purchase price any of the herbs and spices on the day from the Red Hot Chilli Pepper range. ...
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Faith, Hope and Love - Photographic Exhibition

23767 Gayndah Monto Road, Eidsvold QLD 4627
Hosted at the RM Williams Australian Bush Learning Centre, Rose Hamilton-Barr's latest exhibition "Faith, Hope and Love" is described by the artist as "a celebration of creation". Photographs on display are scenes recognizable for many locals and visitors to the greater Burnett and Fraser Coast areas, but through patience and opportunity those captured shots share inspiring colour, contrast and nature's true beauty. Rose has 20 years of professional photography under her belt and an eye for capturing outstanding photographs in her local area. Be sure to visit this exhibition and enjoy the photography on display. This exhibition is on display now until July 31, 2020. A workshop catering for all levels of photography is anticipated for late July - positions are limited, please book early to secure your spot as last year's workshop sold out quickly. For information please call them....
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Online live streaming class: Make Four Gin Cocktails

285 Ann St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Learn how to make a Cucumber and Elderflower Collins, Grapefruit Quarantini, Gin Fizz and Southside cocktail. This class is held online. Upon booking, you'll get a craft box with materials delivered to you....
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Blacksmithing Teen Workshop

27 Lindsay Street, East Toowoomba QLD 4350
Create a custom project in this three hour workshop designed for teens aged 13 to 17 years. Join Australian Champion Blacksmith Terry Drennan for a short lesson in the custom built blacksmithing shop. Learn techniques such as drawing, upsetting, squaring, rounding, forge welding and riveting, barley twisting. Designed for teens aged 13 to 17 years old, in this three hour workshop you can create a Pendant 9am or a Fire Poker 1pm. Terry Drennan began training as a blacksmith and farrier in Melbourne when he was 21 years old. He has won the Australian champion in blacksmithing and farriery on many occasions. At the same time, Terry never lost the skills and enthusiasm for the other traditional facets of his trade such as making decorative gates and furniture. He has been teaching blacksmithing courses at Cobb+Co Museum for over 15 years. Spectators are welcome at all workshops. Requirements: Please wear closed in shoes, long trousers and long sleeves....
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Animal Training and Conditioning - September

28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin QLD 4223
Animal training has many benefits, including providing physical and mental stimulation for animals in their care. This course helps you learn the fundamentals of animal training, operant training techniques and teaching desired behaviour. Join Ali Wright and her multiple years of experience as an exotics wildlife supervisor will explore the training needs of different animals and leave you with skills to try with your own pets....
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Free Guided Maryborough Heritage Walk Tour

Kent Street, Maryborough QLD 4650
Take a guided walking tour of the city with one of their local guides. Dressed in period costume, the guide will help you discover Maryborough's colourful past and take you back to a time when Maryborough was a thriving port, and the place where about 22,000 free settlers took their first steps on Australian soil. Free tours depart City Hall Monday to Saturday at 9am, not available some Public Holidays. The tour is weather dependent. Bring your own hat, sunscreen and own water. ...
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A Taste of the Mediterranean cooking class

Earnshaw Street, Caloundra QLD 4551
Come and spend a fun morning learning about food from the Mediterranean, in particular Tapas. It's all about the spice! The classes are hands on and you cook in pairs. Bring a friend with you or meet a new friend to cook with on the day. Then, sit down and relax with a complimentary drink over lunch, eating the food that you have prepared and cooked throughout the morning. ...
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Grab a glass of wine and learn to make Resin Earrings!

15 Downs Street, North Ipswich QLD 4305
Cool off and come and learn how to make your own resin earrings! Ever wanted to try your hand at craft, but don't want to go to the expense of buying all the stuff you need to do it? Perhaps you need a break away from the kids, want to spark your creativity after a long day or week at work? Mummy Daughter date, or date with your other half? They provide everything you need in the ticket price. Plenty of Free Parking on site, reminder this is designed as a night out to allow people to unwind, you are welcome to bring your kids (if they are registered painters) but they encourage you to leave toddlers and babies with babysitters and enjoy an awesome night off the tools. If you purchased more than one seat you will automatically be grouped with those seats (even if you made them in separate transactions), if you would like to be grouped with other attendees in particular (your friend paid for their own ticket) just let them know their name and they will be sure to seat you together!...
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'Port: Damien O'Mara' Floor Talk

95-97 Bloomfield Street, Cleveland QLD 4163
The 'Port' series by Damien O’Mara presents several large, industrial landscape photographs of the Port of Brisbane. The images are shot with a consistent method and composition, in reference to the objective methodology used by late-modern, industrial photographers like Lewis Baltz, Bernd and Hilla Becher and Andreas Gursky. O’Mara’s exhibition challenges this aesthetic through a unique combination of objective method and abstraction. While the images display symmetry and grid-like composition, they also contain conflicting elements such as vivid, digital colour, and abstracted form. For more information and bookings visit their website or phone them....
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Introductory Pottery Glazing Class

756 Mount Cotton road, Sheldon QLD 4157
This class which is suitable for beginners, is perfect if you have already gotten a taste of what it is like to throw a pot on the potter's wheel in their Beginners Pottery Class. Glazing classes are available even if you don't have anything to glaze. They will supply you with three pots free of charge. Your pots will be made waterproof, dishwasher, oven, microwave and food safe, not to mention colourful and attractive. Alternately, if you took their Beginner's Pottery Class and have received the message to pick up your masterpieces, you can come back and glaze them by booking into this class. By the end of this class, you will gone through the complete process on how to make a piece of pottery and may even be inspired to become a potter yourself. Spend a great time, relax and take home your beautifully glazed pots. ...
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Night Photography Class (Brisbane)

River Terrace, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
Enjoy a fun hands-on learning experience in some of the most photogenic areas of Brisbane. If you have a DSLR or hybrid camera that allows for manual control of your camera then this is the perfect course for you. You'll learn to control ISO, shutter speed and aperture expertly and creatively to produce beautiful low-light shots. They will critique your photos so that you get the instant feedback you need to keep improving and expanding your perspectives. You'll become well acquainted with travel photography (street portraits, architecture, landscapes, still life, abstract, nature). You'll be guided by an expert photographer with many years of experience. See the booking link for reviews and the most updated class schedule. Hope to see you there! ...
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Acrylic Earring Workshop: Native Florals

16 Austin Street, Newstead QLD 4006
Love native flora and fauna? Love earrings? Native florals are beautiful in acrylic, complemented by the dusty tones and earthy colours. In this workshop, you'll create four pairs of beautiful earrings made from laser-cut acrylic, customised by you. This workshop features hand-drawn illustrations of flora engraved into acrylic and wood and protea flowers, gum nuts, leaves, moths, bottle brushes and many other flora to choose from. Along with their friend and illustrator Gabrielle Slater, they have designed this workshop to share their love of native flowers with you all, and they are beyond ecstatic at how each workshop guest has created a beautiful earring arrangement. Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that they don't get this number of students, they'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class. ...
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'Reasonable and Necessary: Prints and Artist Books by Artel Artists' Floor Talk

14 Noeleen Street, Capalaba QLD 4157
Artel, the creative studio of CPL – Choice, Passion, Life, is located in Redcliffe and provides the necessary tools, space and instruction to support its artists to creatively express themselves as a dynamic artistic movement. The exhibition title Reasonable and Necessary is taken from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) criteria. With the uncertainty surrounding the NDIS, the Artel studio is not just reasonable and necessary but essential, providing real career prospects for artists. Works in the exhibition captivate on many levels – they have been grouped by the exhibition Curator, Lynne Seear, into eight themes: Places, People, Family, Voices, Sailing, Driving, Mark Making and Artist Books. An exhibition held in conjunction with Queensland Disability Action Week 2019. For more information and bookings visit their website or phone them....
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Recovery of the Great Barrier Reef expedition

61477 - Magnetic Island QLD 4819
Travellers from around the world come to the Great Barrier Reef, an Australian World Heritage Area, to explore its extraordinary diversity of animal and plant life. Coral reefs face a growing number of threats, from climate change and storm damage, to sediment and nutrient run-off. Join them on an Earthwatch expedition in the water around Magnetic Island to help scientists develop best-practice methods for coral recovery. On this expedition, participants can get involved through scuba or snorkel activities. You will assist researchers in making baseline measurements of environmental conditions, actively removing algae, deploying coral recruitment (settlement) tiles and assessing fish and invertebrate diversity and abundance. By joining this expedition, you’ll be at the forefront of active reef restoration science. You will assist researchers in experiments that aim to develop best practice methods for removing this macroalgae and allowing coral to regrow. You will be directly involved in filling in the gaps that will enable reef managers to make evidence-based decisions about active interventions that support the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef, and reefs all over the world. All accommodation, meals, transfers and research activities included....
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Rustic Furniture Workshop

27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350
Join Andrew MacDonald, Wood and Metal Artisan, for a weekend of creating rustic furniture from branches and sticks. This workshop will introduce you to suitable pest variety timbers for basic chair, stool and table making, the tools and techniques to work the materials, options for design of your own pieces, and you will make your own piece of furniture to take home! Andrew MacDonald worked as a furniture maker before studying sculpture. His art practice combines the practical knowledge and skills of a tradesman with originality and creative design. He has exhibited his pieces in galleries throughout the world. Many of the tools Andrew uses are traditional ones, rarely seen in modern workshops, which he has even forged and made himself. Andrew's metal sculpture can be seen at various locations around Toowoomba and Brisbane. Age: 16 years and over. Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves....
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Cardwell Pioneers Tour

53 Victoria Street, Cardwell QLD 4849
The Cardwell Pioneer Tours are currently operating every Monday and Thursday morning from 10am at the Visitor Information and Heritage Centre located in Cardwell. The tour incorporates all the buildings in the historic precinct and takes visitors on a fascinating journey of the area’s colourful history as they move through each building. The tour begins at the old Bush Telegraph building which was the Telegraph and Post Office and explains how Cardwell was founded in 1864 as the first port in North Queensland. Over in the Courthouse visitors can gain an understanding of the old judicial system. Several interesting items are on display including the original straight-jackets used in Tully to restrain the more energetic offenders. The old lock-up building was still in use during the1980s at the Cardwell Police Station. The final building is the old Shire Hall which the community used for a multitude of purposes included balls and other formal social events. The tour concludes on the balcony of the Visitor Information Centre where visitors can enjoy a complementary Devonshire Tea while taking in one of the best views in North Queensland overlooking Hinchinbrook Island, Gould Island and the Family Islands ...
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Ceramic Painting Class

8 Station Road, Indooroopilly QLD 4068
At this fun ceramics painting class you will be able to choose from over 1,000 pre made ceramic pieces and paint them. Whether you want to decorate cups, plates, bowls, vases, figurines or kids pieces, the choice is yours. You will be able to use over 500 different paints, and a range of techniques such as stencils and screen printing to make the objects your own. The session starts when you arrive and duration varies depending on your piece, your painting technique, and your pace. The cost of the class covers the tutor fee, as well as the paints and the firing of your object. The ceramic object you choose to paint will incur an additional cost. You will be advised when your piece/s are ready for collection. Please note that they will only keep your pieces for three months before they will be donated or disposed of responsibly. ...
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Conservation Volunteers Australia Townsville - Ocean View Nursery

Cape Pallarenda Road, Town Common QLD 4810
Conservation Volunteers believes in a healthy and sustainable environment, and for everyone to be involved in managing and protecting that environment. We offer volunteer opportunities in and around the Townsville region that connect people to nature and contribute to improving and protecting native habitats. Overlooking beautiful Rowes Bay and Magnetic Island, the ocean view nursery concentrates on producing local provenance species for planting in areas around Townsville and North Queensland. Learn how to process seeds and raise seedlings for revegetation projects that preserve the local gene pool and biodiversity. Join us from 8:00 am to midday on Fridays and learn new skills while meeting new people. If you're interested in more conservation projects, check out our website. We occasionally run family friendly weekend events like tree plantings and beach clean ups or, for the more adventurous, there are monthly camping trips to beautiful, remote locations. ...
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Geoffrey Robertson QC: Live on Stage - Brisbane

Corner Grey Street and Melbourne Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
One of the world’s great minds brings it back home, to challenge fellow Australians and to explain what is happening in and to the world. Experience a provocative, insightful and witty evening with international human rights judge and barrister Geoffrey Robertson QC, as he analyses Brexit and Trump in a post-truth era and calls for Australia’s constitutional regeneration after the bushfires. He will explain what is really happening to the royal family and to Julian Assange, how fake news distorts democracy and why the rich will inherit the earth. This is a show that will give you an insight into Geoffrey Robertson’s life and famous cases, and his current crusade to restore cultural property to the people – including indigenous Australians – from whom it has been stolen. ...
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Spring Pilates Wellness Retreat

17 Maple Avenue, Mapleton QLD 4560
Our 3 Night Pilates Wellness Retreats are held at the beautiful Woody Grove Retreat in Mapleton, in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland. Woody Grove spans 21 lush acres, and boasts 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a chef’s kitchen, dining, multiple lounge areas, a swimming pool, large verandas and beautiful grounds for relaxing and enjoying the amazing views the property has to offer. Inclusions Three nights accommodation - twin share or private room. Delicious, professionally catered meals. Daily pilates mat classes utilising a range of props - suitable for all levels of pilates experience. One hour massage session. Meditation, to restore balance and reconnect. Workshops designed to inform and inspire a healthy, balanced life. Nature walks. Leisure time. Swimming pool. All activities are optional - your retreat, your choice....
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Smartphone Photography Course (Brisbane)

Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Unleash your smartphone camera's full potential and develop your photography skills in a fun class. Enjoy a hands-on learning experience in some of the most photogenic parts of Brisbane. Get off auto mode and and learn to shoot in 'manual' mode, Learn about composition, hands on challenges to put theory into practice. Control your shutter speed and ISO, get constructive one-on-one feedback on your photos, so you keep getting better. Learn about and practice travel photography (street portraits, architecture, still life, abstract, landscapes, nature), learn to edit easily with your phone and achieve amazing images. This class will proceed regardless of the weather as there are indoor areas to use (though do bring an umbrella if the skies look grey)! See the booking link for reviews, more info and for the most updated schedule. ...
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Online live streaming class: Learn Figurative Sculpting

285 Ann St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Learn how to sculpt realistically This class is held online. Upon booking, you'll get a craft box with materials delivered to you. See details and book online...
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Abbey of the Roses - Christmas in July

8 Locke Street, Warwick QLD 4370
Christmas In July dinners at the Abbey Boutique Hotel, have become a popular annual event in Warwick. They are held every Saturday night plus last two Friday nights in July and include a three course set dinner, three hour beverage package, Christmas trivia and it nearly always snows at the famous Christmas in July Dinners. Accommodation is limited so book early to stay at this boutique hotel in Warwick. Warwick Jumpers in Jazz festival is the last two weekends and there is a two night minimum stay these nights....
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Introduction to Paper Making

16 Austin Street, Newstead QLD 4006
Learn to make beautiful hand made paper so you can create eco friendly stationery, all that are discussed at the course. By using clean office waste, raw cotton, flowers, grasses, textures and colour you will learn to prepare your pulp, pull sheets of paper, press, dry, even add seeds for gift tags, or try embossing the wet paper, the ideas for using the paper is endless. Learn the use of natural sizing ingredients to enhance the papers quality. This course is a chance to use your creative side and best of all, making eco friendly products. ...
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The Orient Express (Asian) cooking class

Earnshaw Street, Caloundra QLD 4551
Come and spend a fun morning learning about various cuisines from around the world, in particular about the herbs and spices used in each cuisine. It's all about the spice! The classes are hands on and you cook in pairs. Bring a friend with you or meet a new friend to cook with on the day. Then, sit down and relax with a complimentary drink over lunch, eating the food that you have prepared and cooked throughout the morning. ...
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Aussie Wildlife Course - October Condensed Weekend Course

28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin QLD 4223
Love animals? Want to learn more? The Aussie Wildlife Course is an introductory course developed to train enthusiastic members of our community to provide emergency care for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife. It also provides an opportunity to gain more experience and knowledge to help further employment opportunities e.g. vet nursing, zoo keeping or employment in other wildlife industries. This course is conducted as an eight week course....
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Indian and Sri Lankan cooking class

Earnshaw Street, Caloundra QLD 4551
Come and spend a fun morning learning about various cuisines from India and Sri Lanka, in particular about the herbs and spices used in each cuisine. It's all about the spice! The classes are hands on and you cook in pairs. Bring a friend with you or meet a new friend to cook with on the day. Then, sit down and relax with a complimentary drink over lunch, eating the food that you have prepared and cooked throughout the morning. ...
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Grab a glass of wine and learn to paint 'Rainbow Snow'!

Road, Redbank Plains QLD 4301
Cool off at Arizona Cafe! Come and learn how to paint Rainbow Snow! Ever wanted to try your hand at painting, but don't want to go to the expense of buying all the stuff you need to do it? Perhaps you need a break away from the kids, want to spark your creativity after a long day or week at work? Mummy Daughter date, or date with your other half? They provide everything you need in the ticket price. Plenty of Free Parking on site, reminder this is designed as a night out to allow people to unwind, you are welcome to bring your kids (if they are registered painters) but they encourage you to leave toddlers and babies with babysitters and enjoy an awesome night off the tools. If you purchased more than one seat you will automatically be grouped with those seats (even if you made them in separate transactions), if you would like to be grouped with other attendees in particular (your friend paid for their own ticket) just let them know their name and they will be sure to seat you together!...
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Conservation Volunteers Australia Townsville - Beach Scrub Conservation

Cape Road, Pallarenda QLD 4810
Conservation Volunteers believes in a healthy and sustainable environment, and for everyone to be involved in managing and protecting that environment. We offer volunteer opportunities in and around the Townsville region that connect people to nature and contribute to improving and protecting native habitats. The beach scrub project aims to promote conservation of beach scrub semi-evergreen vine thickets, an endangered ecosystem that’s crucial for reducing erosion and preserving strong ecological diversity. You will be involved in weed identification and removal, photo monitoring and removal of marine debris from beaches. Join the team and explore areas up and down the coast from Townsville. You will get to see out of the way places while helping to preserve these unique habitats. Projects run most Thursdays and Fridays and depart from our office in Pallarenda at 7:00 am returning no later than 2:00 pm. If you're interested in more conservation projects, check out our website. We occasionally run family friendly weekend events like tree plantings and beach clean ups or, for the more adventurous, there are monthly camping trips to beautiful, remote locations. ...
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Mosaic Art Class

16 Austin Street, Newstead QLD 4006
In this three-hour class, you will learn the techniques of this ancient craft. You will learn and practice cutting tiles/glass as well as various techniques for laying the tiles (tesserae). Using your selected template you will be guided to create your own piece of mosaic art. While they won't have quite enough time to grout the piece you will be given easy to follow instructions to complete it at home. The class is suitable for beginners. If you don't finish the piece during the class you will have the skills to do so confidently in your own home. Learn how to mosaic and you will undertake a form of therapy. They guarantee once you start mosaicking you may not stop! Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. ...
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Brisbane Writers Festival

Stanley Place, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Brisbane Writers Festival connects Queenslanders through story, celebrate leading writers and thinkers from around the world and inspire deep thought and curiosity. For the past 58 years Brisbane Writers Festival has been bringing communities together to debate, share experiences and celebrate the power and wonder of literature. They present over 150 events at the State Library of Queensland and QAGOMA each year, showcasing brave, intriguing and thought-provoking local and international writers to over 20,000 patrons annually. Previous guests have included Anosh Irani, Min Jin Lee, Veronica Roth, Alexis Wright, Dame Quentin Bryce, Kevin Kwan, Robert Drewe, Alec Doomadgee, Irvine Welsh, Geoffrey Robertson Q.C, Dervla McTiernan, Kate Grenville, Richard Fidler, Clementine Ford, Benjamin Law, Anita Heiss, Helen Garner, Sarah Waters, Lauren Weisberger, Jon Ronson, John Safran and Michelle de Kretser. The next Brisbane Writers Festival will be held at the State Library of Queensland and QAGOMA....
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Mushroom Growing Masterclass

50 Morgan St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Their hands-on mushroom masterclass will provide you with the knowledge and skills to grow your own delicious gourmet mushrooms at home! Learn the tips and tricks to growing a multitude of mushroom species including Oysters, King Browns, Lion's Mane, Reishi, Shiitake and more. They have living mushrooms on display so you can see them growing up close for yourself. Their techniques are easy to follow get ready to dive into the fascinating world of fungi....
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Hand Building Pottery Classes

47 Lemana Lane, Miami QLD 4220
Join Ken Matsumoto who will be hosting classes on hand building pottery hosted at Karma Collab Hub in the heart of the creative suburb Miami. There is so much magic in creating something handmade and getting your hands dirty. Unlike set workshops, these will allow you to explore your creativity in making your own pieces. The standard procedure of pottery making is split between two days and you will need to attend at least both classes to complete your piece(s). Day one: Learn how to prepare clay, the tools used in pottery, general tips on what to do and what not to do. Craft your special piece(s) - please note the workshop is specific to making what is being advertised however the workshops will vary so that you get to return and make different items. Your piece will be bisque fired between workshops so that it is ready for step two. Day two: Prepare and clean creation in preparation for glazing. Learn about the different types of glazes. Glaze creation and be patience to see the final piece. ...
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Day and Night Photography Course

167 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Take beautiful photos of Brisbane in this fun and relaxed photography workshop, led by an expert photographer. Hone your skills on some of Brisbane's most photogenic locations, like Brisbane Town Hall, Brisbane War Memorial, Queen Street Mall, Botanical Gardens, Kangaroo Point Reserve, Storey Bridge, and Brisbane River. You'll learn to master your camera's manual mode, including controlling aperture, shutter speed and ISO, as well as gaining skills in photo composition. Rain or shine you'll be fine, as there will be sheltered areas available (exceptions may be made for very heavy rains). Your Brisbane teacher will be one of the following: Nikki Elizabeth, a Brisbane based commercial photographer specialising in event, portrait and wedding photography with a Bachelor Degree in Photography from Griffith University in Southbank, Brisbane. Nicole Goggins, a freelance photographer specialising in family portraiture. She loves working with children and animals, although challenging she finds it very rewarding. ...