Going on an egg hunt Musical workshops A century of songs

Beach battle 
Corporate and community teams will battle
for beach volleyball glory on Friday 17 April
in support of the Cherish Women’s Cancer
Foundation. Hosted by Olympic Beach
Volleyball gold medallist Natalie Cook, the
Battle Against Ovarian Cancer will help raise
much-needed funds for better treatments
for women’s cancer sufferers. From 5pm
at Sandstorm Beach Club, Mains Road, Mt
Gravatt. To register, visit:
Musical workshops 
A century of songs 
Harvest Rain Kids Theatre is hosting a
five-day performance workshop from
13 to 18 April culminating in public
performances of Disney’s ALADDIN KIDS
on 17 and 18 April. Specifically written
for young performers, the show involves
singing and dancing with guidance from
some of the most experience musical
theatre creatives in town. To register visit:
On what would have been his hundredth
birthday, the Studio Theatre & Café in
Morningside is celebrating the life, music and
films of Frank Sinatra with a world premiere
show, Once In My Life. Mafia connections,
childhood injuries and kidnappings make
Sinatra’s life read like a Hollywood blockbuster
– see it on stage for a limited season from
Friday 27 March. For more information visit:
Brisbane CEOs dance against
domestic violence 
Retro with a cause 
Food truck fun 
Brisbane's vintage, rockabilly, pin-up and
swing communities are rallying behind
Chrissy Keepence (aka Mistress Chrissy
of The Lindy Charm School for Girls) as
she battles cancer. The World's Greatest
Vintage Fundraising Fete will be held at the
Woolloongabba Antique Centre on Sunday
29 March from 9am to 5pm with live music,
dance, pin-up styling, classic cars, photo
shoots, vintage and collectable sales and
more! You don't need to book in advance but
a gold coin donation at the door is required.
Food truck fans get excited for Eats and
Beats, one of Queensland’s largest food
truck events with a unique night market
atmosphere. Held in the Ikea Logan
forecourt, a total of ten trucks will attend,
including the hugely popular King of Wings,
Little Back, Viva Paella and Vira Lata. There
will also be performances from Dave Powers
and Brisbane bands Neighbour, Inigo and
Pocket Love. From 5.30pm to 9pm, Friday 27
March. Entry is free. For more information
visit: www.visitlogan.com.au/eatsandbeats
 Going on an
egg hunt
The seventh annual
Easter Egg Hunt is
being held at Bisset
Place Park, McDowall
from 10am on Sunday
29 March. This year’s hunt features around 50
kilograms of Easter eggs hidden throughout
the park by local volunteers, as well as a free
sausage sizzle, face painting, egg-and-spoon
races, potato sack races, a photo booth and
a visit from the Easter Bunny. Whoever finds
the golden egg will receive a $100 Toyworld
voucher. For more information tel: 33352 6657.
Rocking on
the green 
Punk rock superstar
Billy Idol returns
to Australia for his
first concert since
2002 to headline A
Day on the Green at
Sirromet Wines, Mt
Cotton, on Sunday 29
March. The line-up
also features Cheap
Trick, Aussie rock icons The Angels, and the
Choirboys. To book visit:
Red Republic CEO Fleur Madden and six
other prominent CEOs will dance like nobody
is watching to raise much needed funds and
spread awareness for Women’s Legal Service
(WLS). WLS is hoping to raise over $60,000 to
assist with their ongoing support of the large
number of Queensland women exposed to
domestic violence. Hosted by B105’s Abby
and Stav, the event will be held on Friday
27 March at Brisbane City Hall. For more
information visit: www.dancingceos.com.au
Little Days
Out at
For some free,
fun, head to
South Bank
every Thursday from 9am – 1pm for Little
Days Out! Kids can take part in music
and sports classes as well as gardening
workshops plus much, much more,
designed to suit a variety of ages. There’s
no need to register, but check the website
for the list of classes. Parents can also take
advantage of South Bank’s special $6 kids
meals, which include a free Happy Pack
containing colouring in tools. For more
information visit: visitsouthbank.com.au
Tiny Art School Holiday
Workshops 
This Easter break, let your little ones
take charge of their creative streaks and
participate in this fun and educational
workshop! Kids aged 2-5 and 6-12 will
have the opportunity to create unique and
original artworks to take home and show off
to friends and family. Some of the exciting
projects to choose from include building a
3D robot, jewellery making, screen printing
and creating your very own cartoon strip!
Spaces are limited so register today by
visiting: www.tinyart.com.au
The 7 Stages
of Grieving 
Surfers Paradise Festival 
The Surfers Paradise Festival is back in full
force this April, hosting three weekends
of family-friendly fun. The festival will
host a series of exciting events celebrating
music, art, food and culture, including
the Australian Street Entertainment
Championships, Shorts in Paradise Film
Festival, and Seafire – one of Australia’s
largest fireworks challenges! Head to Surfers
Paradise between 3 April to 18 April to take
part in the festivities. For more information
visit: www.surfersparadise.com
The 7 Stages of
Grieving is a wise and
powerful play about
the grief of Aboriginal
people and the hope
of reconciliation.
Don’t miss out on
the opportunity to
be blown away by
Chenoa Deemal’s powerful performance
in this one-woman show at Queensland
Theatre Company’s Bille Brown Studio until
Tuesday 31 March. For more information
visit: www.qldtheatreco.com.au
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