Category Archives: Events

Queen’s Baton receives a Traditional Redlands welcome


Today, the Redlands was connected with communities across Australia and the Commonwealth when the Queen’s Baton was welcomed on Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, by Quandamooka Traditional Owners, a host of special guests and many other locals and visitors. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Queen’s Baton event, which featured an afternoon of free  Continue reading…

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Stars to shine bright at Redlands’ carols


Christmas by Starlight, the Redlands’ biggest free family event, returns to Cleveland on Saturday 16 December 2017 with a showcase of local stars among a stellar line-up of acclaimed performers. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s community Christmas celebration, from 3pm at Cleveland’s Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds, included arguably the best  Continue reading…

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Redlands celebrates volunteers


More than 150 community members will be thanked at Redland City Council’s annual volunteers’ brunch on Saturday 2 December. Volunteers from a range of community programs including the arts, sports, cultural and environmental groups, as well as emergency services, will be acknowledged at the event at the Myhorizon Function Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba. Redland City  Continue reading…

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School holiday fun in the Redlands


Kids across the Redlands are spoilt for choice these school holidays with Christmas craft, robotics, portrait art, nature treasure hunts, and writing and illustration workshops headlining a jam-packed program of events on offer. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was again offering an extensive program of free events and activities over the Christmas break  Continue reading…

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Lighting of the Redlands’ Christmas tree


The start of the festive season will be celebrated in the Redlands with the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree in Cleveland’s Library Square, on the corner of Bloomfield and Middle streets, on Friday, 1 December. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event, run by Redland City Council, would include plenty of free Christmas  Continue reading…

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High school students express talents in new exhibition


An upcoming exhibition at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba is set to celebrate the artistic talent of Redland high schools students. High Schools in Focus II will run from Saturday 25 November 2017 until Saturday 20 January 2018, combining artworks from Carmel College, Cleveland District State High School, Faith Lutheran College Redlands, Ormiston College and Sheldon  Continue reading…

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Mayoral Prayer Breakfast delivers $16,600 boost to Redlands School Chaplaincy programs


The success of the 15th annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast held Friday 18 August, was today officially celebrated with the presentation of cheques totalling $16,637.53. The total amount of funds raised will be divided between 19 current chaplaincies in the Redlands plus Birkdale State School who are working to raise funds for a chaplaincy  Continue reading…

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Queen’s batonbearers for Cleveland announced


The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) today announced the batonbearers who will carry the Queen’s Baton to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). For the Cleveland leg sportspeople such as Tatiana Grigorieva, Jade Edmistone and Daniel Fox will be joined by local community service heroes. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she  Continue reading…

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Street Speak to the experts on storms, cyclones and bushfires


Redland City Council is hosting its next disaster preparedness Street Speak event at Mount Cotton on Saturday 21 October. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams said the Street Speak series aimed to provide practical advice and take-home information for residents to be prepared for the coming storm and bushfire season.  Continue reading…

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Nominate an outstanding Redlander


Redlanders are being urged to recognise the outstanding work of fellow locals by nominating them for the city’s annual Australia Day Awards. Nominations are now open for the 2018 awards in categories ranging from citizen, young citizen and senior citizen to “local hero”. There are also awards for outstanding community organisation, as well as work  Continue reading…

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